The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 95
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Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin 95
at the base. Every corner in or near the timber shall have at
least two noted and marked bearing trees. [p. 8] 3d. The
Surveyor shall furnish the individual who purchases the land with
a plot of it, and also one other plot to be filed with the deed.
4. The surveyor shall receive for his services four dollars for
each lineal Mexican mile of running that he does. 5th The sur-
veyor shall be entitled to receive one Dollar from each individual
from whom he shews and establishes the corners of each town lot.
Ordered by the Ayuntamiento that the account presented by
.George Robinson be admitted for seventeen Dollars and twenty
five cents, and credit for that amount be allowed him.
Ordered that, the President of the Ayuntamto be authorized to
settle and regulate the account of Thomas Gazley former Secy to
Ordered: that whereas the office of comisario of Police for the
district of Gonzales has been vacated by the death of Fielding
Porter the former incumbent. An Election shall be held in the
town of Gonzales on the 20th clay of this month for the election
of a Comisario of Police for the said district, to serve out the re-
maining of the term to the 1st of Jany. next and for which pur-
pose Abraham McClure shall preside the Election, the Tellers and
Secretaries being elected by the citizens in conformity to the Laws,
returns of the said election shall be forwarded by the president
of the election to the Alcalde of this Jurisdiction, and the said
President is hereby authorized to administer to the individual
who may be elected the proper oath on entering [p. 9] into the
discharge of his duties. The President of the Ayunto shall
issue the necessary instructions for the completion of said election.
Ordered : that the President be authorized to contract and make
provision for the security of the criminal now under imprison-
ment, in order to provide for his secure keeping until the Laws
and authorities decide on the case, pledging the faith of the
Ayuntamto for the payment of the Expence of keeping the prisoner.
And there being nothing further before this Body at this time,
the session was adjourned until the 19th of the present month at
which time there will be an extraordinary session of the Ayun-
Samuel M. Williams Thos. Barnett
Srio Into [Secretary pro tem.] Prest
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