The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 23, July 1919 - April, 1920 Page: 71
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Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin 71
15th inst. Mr Thomas Westall agreed with the ayuntamto. in
order to secure building lots Nos 62 and 63 and out lot No. 1
to build a brick house to secure the three, or build a cabin on
the building lots, and one on the out lot, or fence it in within
one year from today, which agreement was accepted.
Samuel M. Williams
Secy pro tem
In the town of San Felipe de Austin 15th November 1830
The Ayuntamto. met this day in extra session pursuant to ad-
journment on the 2d inst the following members being present
Thomas Barnett prest Jesse H. Cartwright 2d regidor Walter C.
White 3d Regidor Churchill Fulchear 4th Regidor and Wm. Pet-
tus sindico procurador, the first regidor being absent. On mo-
tion of Wm. Pettus sindico prod. it was ordered that the amt
due to Thos. F. McKinney by virtue of a draft drawn on the
municipality by Samuel M. Williams Secy of the Ayto. and en-
tered upon the book of acts of the 31 day of Decemr. 1829 (Book
A) which dft. the said McKinney declares has been lost or mis-
laid, and the Prest. who is the treasurer of the body declares that
no draft in favr. of Mr McKinney has been paid. The Ayunto.
hereby recognize the said debt due to the sd McKinney amount-
ing to One hundred and Sixty dollars and the said sum the said
McKinney is authorized to receive from the Treasurer out of any
unappropriated funds belonging [p. 60] to the municipality.
In continuation the before mentioned Thos. F. MclKinney per-
sonally appeared before the body and presented a written order
of transfer for the said amt. of 160$ in favor of William Bar-
nett and in conformity therewith the amt. aforesaid of 160$ was
transferred to the said Barnett and the president authorized to
pay the same out of any funds belonging to the Municipality not
On account of an invitation made by the Ayunto to the citi-
zens of the Colony to nominate from the different precincts each
one of the citizens to meet the Ayto in the session of today for
the purpose of representing to the deputies in the State Legis-
lature from this department, the wants and necessities of the
municipality and also such laws and amendments as may be
deemed proper for the better govt. of the municipality the fol-
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