The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 24, July 1920 - April, 1921 Page: 154

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly

DE AUSTIN, 1828-1832
In the Town of San Felipe de Austin 4th July 1831. The
Ayuntamto. of this jurisdiction this day met in regular session
present the folowing members F. W. Johnson prest. W. C. White
1st Regidor P. D. McNeil 3d Regidor and R. M. Williamson Sin-
dico procurador. Absent Randall Jones 2d Regidor and Wm. Rob-
inson 4th Regidor. the acts of the last meeting were read and
The report of the committee appointed to draw up an ordinance
regulating the Municipal Surveying Department, was read and
approved and the ordinance ordered to be published (for which
see Book of ordinances pages -) and so much of the ordinance
of 5th July 1830 as may be contrary to the provisions of this are
hereby repealed.
On motion of R. M. Williamson Sindico procurador, ordered
that Walter C. White Regidor be instructed and authorized to col-
lect the amount due the Municipality on town lots in this Town.
On motion of the president the subject of the situation of the
children of John Jones, who have been left by their parents in a
helpless and starving condition was taken up and discussed and
the Ayuntamto ordered that the treasurer be authorized to min-
ister to their present wants and necessity from the municipal funds
and until something can be done for their permanent support.
On motion of the prest. ordered that the Comisarios of the dif-
ferent precincts in the Municipality be required from their own
observations and knowledge, and also on a report made to them
by the sindicos of said precincts [p. 23] to make and transmit
monthly to the Alcalde of the jurisdiction a report of all doctors,
merchants, venders of Merchandise and retailers of liquor within
their respective precincts, and all those who in any way exercise
such professions or sell goods without having obtained a licence
in conformity with the laws.
Ordered that Doctors S. B. Walls and C. G. Cox be fined each
$25 for a breach of the municipal ordinances by practising medi-


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