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

87 Constitutional
Provisions and Laws Specifically
Applicable to De Witt County
permitted to continue in session there 2 weeks. T.A., Feb. 7, 1853,
ibid., III, 1311.
County boundaries changed. T.A., Feb. 4, 1854, ibid., III, 1488. (See
map, p. 14, supra)
District court of 10th judicial district directed to meet in county on
7th Mondays after lst Mondays in February and Ausust of each year, and
permitted to continue in session there 2 weeks. T.A., July 24, 1856,
ibid., IV, 424.
Titles to "headrights, augumentations and special grants," issued t,
colonists of De Witt's Colony prior to November 13, 1835, ratified and
confirmed, and all conditions released. T.A., Aug. 27, 1856, ibid.,
IV, 477.
Concrete College, "a school of learning, consisting of male and female
departments," incorporated in town of Concrete, with J. M. Baker, F. M.
Taylor, Josh Stevens, J. R. North, and F. J. Linch trustees; curriculum
to be "purely literary and scientific"; students of all religious denominations
to enjoy equal advantages. T.A., Sept. 1, 1856, ibid., IV, 758.
District court of 10th judicial district directed to meet in county on
5th Mondays after 3d Mondays in February and August, and permitted to
continue in session there 2 weeks. T.A., Jan. 22, 1858, ibid., IV, 927.
Unconditional headright certificate No. 3 of the 2d class for 1,280
acres of land issued to John Jorda'n by the De Witt County board of land
commissioners on April 10, 1848, declared legal. T.A., Feb. 3, 1860,
ibid., V, 135.
County placed in 24th state senatorial district, for election of one
senator) and in 62d state representative district, for election of two
representatives. T.A., Feb. 6, 1860, ibid., IV, 1403.
County placed in 1st Congressional district of state, for election of
one United States Congressman. T.A., Apr. 6, 1861, ibid., V, 371.
County placed in Brigade District No. 24' by act organizing state troops
on war footing; volunteer companies organized under act of February 15,
1858, incorporated into regiments of state troops within brigades. T.A.,
Dec. 25, 1861, ibid., V, 455. (See p. 12 and entry 101, supra)
County Fcommissioners7 court authorized to allow sheriff payment for
certain business not provided for, not to exceed $200 per year. T.A.,
Jan. 1, 1862, ibid., V, 543.
County numbered 27; citizens authorized to use the number as official
county brand on livestock. T.A., Jan. 11, 1862, ibid., V, 480.

Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62. San Antonio, Tex.. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25252/. Accessed October 23, 2014.