The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, July 1919 - April, 1920 Page: 303
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Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin 303
of this place, and is now on his way to take charge of his curate-
ship, that R. M. Williamson, sindico procurador Mr. Luke Lesassier
and Samuel M. Williams be and are hereby appointed as a com-
mittee from this body to wait upon the said Padre Muldoon, and
offer to him the high considerations of the body, and to provide
such conveniences for his comfort as the circumstances and sit-
uation of the place will admit.
On motion of R. M. Williamson sindico procurador ordered that
the president be authorized, to have the necessary repairs made to
the building now occupied by the Ayuntamto. Hall so as to render
it secure from the weather, and to make [p. 10] it answer for the
purposes for which it was intended, or for those for which it is now
occupied and to contract for the work to be done on the best terms
possible and pledge the faith of the Municipality for the pay-
ment of it.
On motion of the president ordered that Robert M. Williamson
be appointed a committee to make a settlement with Nichs Clopper
for the purchase made of a house in this town and also to enquire
into the situation and state of the respective subscription lists, in
which voluntary subscriptions were made for the purpose of defray-
ing the expence of the purchase of said House. Further ordered by
the Ayuntamiento that Francis W. Johnson, prest. Robert M. Wil-
liamson sindico procr. Luke Lesassier, James Whiteside and Wil-
liam Morton be appointed a committee to form and report a plan
of taxation for the purpose of raising a sufficient fund to defray
the current expences of the Municipality, the debts now due by
the same, and also to defray the expence of building a Jail and a
building sufficient for transacting the business of the Ayuntamto.
and Alcalde in, and for the preservation of the archives of the
body-And also to form and report a plan of the buildings desired
and an estimate of the probable cost of erecting and finishing
them. which report must be made to the Ayuntamto. on the 2d
day of April next.
further ordered that Robt. M. Williamson be appointed as a
committee to examine into and report the true situation of the
tax on town lots now due to the Municipality and also the situation
of the various judgments in favor of the Municipality for fines
imposed on various individuals, and also to make such collections
on account of the same as may be practicable.
On Motion of Robert M. Williamson ordered that a Patrol be
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