The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 24, July 1920 - April, 1921 Page: 166
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presidt. appointed as a special committee 2d Regidor Winm. Rob-
inson 4th Regidor Jesse Grimes and the procurador sindico Henry
Cheves to examine into and report the situation of the ferry flat
at the ferry at this town and make said report at 2 o'clock this
evening and the body adjourned.
2 o'clock in the afternoon--the body met pursuant to adjourn-
ment, the same members being present and also C. Martin Allen
5th Regidor who appeared and took his seat. The report of the
committee appointed to inspect the ferry boat was read and ap-
ordered that the President of the body rent out the ferry at
this town on tomorrow at 12 o'clock.
ordered that William Robinson, Martin Allen, Henry Cheves
and S. M. Williams be appointed as a committee of finance.
ordered that Josiah H. Bell, Jesse Grimes and Pleasant D.
McNeil be appointed a committee to examine into and report rela-
tive to the situation of the prisoners now in confinement which
report they will present to the body on their meeting tomorrow at
10 oclock and the body adjourned.
[p. 46] Act continueing 10 oclock 3d January 1832. The
report of the committee appointed to report relative to the sit-
uation of the prisoners now in confinement presented to the body
their report which was read and on the final question, shall said
report be adopted the vote stood thus, for the adoption P. D.
McNeil 1st Regidor Win. Robinson 2d Regidor J. H. Bell 3d
Regidor Jesse Grimes 4th Regidor Martin Allen 5 Regidor Henry
Cheves sindico procurador Abner Kuykendall 6th Regidor opposed
on the ground that it was a subject that did not belong to the
body. and the report was consequently adopted by the majority
being in favor of it.
Ordered that the Alcalde be authorized to provide for the sup-
port of John Jones Children in the manner least expensive to the
funds of the municipality, at the same time to prevent them from
suffering and to pay for the same out of the said funds.
The body then proceeded to the appointment of a treasurer and
Henry Cheves sindico procurador was unanimously elected treas-
urer. And the body adjourned to the next regular session.4"
"The available record of the ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin ends
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