Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62

86 Constitutional
Provisions and Laws Specifically
Applicable to De Witt County
exceed 640 acres for county seat; each bona fide settler living in
De Witt County 1 month preceding election, and 21 years of age deemed a
qualified voter, James N. Smith, David Smith, James F. Baker, Robert
TWafford, and Crockett Cardwell appointed commissioners to lay out town
at site selected, and superintend the carrying out of propositions made
in behalf of the selected location. T.A., Mar. 9, 1848, ibid., III, 63.
County placed in 10th judicial district; district court thereof directed
to meet in county on 8th Mondays after 1st Mondays in March and September
of each year, and permitted to continue in session there 2 weeks.
T.A., Mar. 14, 1848, ibid., III, 85.
County placed in 18th state senatorial district, for election of one
senator; and in representative district with Lavaca and Victoria Counties,
for election of one representative; chief justice of Victoria
County returning officer for both districts. TA., Mar. 1848, ibid.,
III, 311.
County placed in 23d state senatorial district, for election of one
senator, chief justice of De Witt County returning officer; and in 50th
state representative district, for election of one representative, chief
justice of Goliad County returning officer. T.A., Jan, 16, 1850, ibid.,
III, 478.
Election to locate county seat set for 1st Monday in August 1850; and
by amendment of act of March 9, 1848 (supra), all persons qualified as
voters for state and county officers qualified to vote in this election.
T.A., Feb. 1, 1850, ibid., III, 533.
County placed in 2d Congressional district of state, for election of one
United States Congressman. T.A., Feb. 11, 1850, ibid., III, 599.
Children of Andrew Kent, deceased, namely David B. Kent, Bosmor Kent,
Mary Ann Bias, wife of William Bias, and Louisa Billings, wife of James
Billings, declared legal heirs of Joseph Kent, deceased, late of De Witt
County. T.A., Dec. 3, 1850, ibid., III, 866.
District court of 10th judicial district directed to meet in county on
8th Mondays after 1st Mondays in March and September of each year, and
permitted to continue in session there 2 weeks. T.A., Jan. 24, 1852,
ibid., III, 912.
Tax assessors and collectors of all counties except De Witt, Washington,
and Titus directed to file census returns for 1851 by December 1, 1851,
in order to receive pay. T.A., Feb. 10, 1852, ibid., III, 957.
County placed in 26th state senatorial district, for election of one
senator, chief justice of Victoria County returning officer; and in 61st
state representative district, for election of one representative, chief
justice of Lavaca County returning officer. T.A., Feb, 2, 1853, ibid.,
III, 1289,
District court of 10th judicial district dir-ected to meet in county on
9th Morndays after 1st Mondays in March and September of each year, and

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