The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 24, July 1920 - April, 1921

Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin 81

MINUTES OF THE AYUNTAMIENTO OF SAN FELIPE
DE AUSTIN, 1828-1832
XI
EDITED BY EUGENE C. BARKER
[p. 18] In the Town of San Felipe de Austin on the 6th day
of June 1831. At a regular meeting of the Ayuntamto. of this
.Jurisdiction present Francis W. Johnson Prest. Walter C. White
1st Regidor Randall Jones 2d Regidor and Pleasant D. McNeil
3rd Regidor Absent Wm Robinson 4th Regidor and Robt M. Wil-
liamson sindico procurador. The meeting was opened by the
acts of the last meeting being read which were approved.
The following resolutions were then adopted first-that F. W.
Johnson prest. W. C. White first regidor and Citizen Wm. H. Jack
be appointed a committee to draw up and report to the body at the
next regular session, a system for the regulation of Municipal
surveying, to regulate the fees and emoluments which the Munici-
pal surveyors shall receive and collect and also to propose a division
,of the jurisdiction into surveying districts.
second-The return of the election held on the Colorado being in-
formal ordered that a new election be held at the house of Wm.
Robertson and Wm. Bartons on the 25th of this month for the
election of Militia officers for that company.
third-That the Alcalde of the jurisdiction and the Comisarios of
the various precincts be recommended to call on or send for the
Chiefs of the various rambling and other tribes of Northern In-
dians and represent to them the great injury and inconvenience
,experienced by the inhabitants of the Colony by their destroying
the game and burning or firing the prairies, and request them tq
remove with their tribes beyond the limits of the Colony.
fourth-That in conformity with the provisions of [p. 19] the
8th Chapter of the Municipal ordinance and the authority vested
in the Ayunto. by decree No. 180 of the State Legislature. All
storekeepers, retailers or venders of goods wares and merchandise
be required to come forward on or before the first day of July
next, and take out the licence necessary for them to. exercise their
professions agreeably to the provisions of said chapter of the ordi-

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