The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 181
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Minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San Felipe de Austin 181
The President of the Ayuntamto or the Regidor who may ex-
ercise the faculties of the President shall immediately give public
notice of said Elections in the manner he may deem most proper,
so that notice may circulate in the remote parts of the municipal-
ity. And he will also furnish to those persons who are appointed
to preside the various Elections the necessary forms and instruc-
tions to enable them to hold the Election in conformity with the
The Ayuntamto then ordered, that as there was an order is-
sued for a. meeting of this body on Monday the 19th inst: all fur-
ther business be deferred until that day, and the Ayuntamto ad-
journed until the 19th inst: Approved.
Samuel M. Williams Thos. Barnett
Srio Into Prest
[p. 11] In the Town of San Felipe de Austin on the 19th day
of July 1830. The Ayunto met according to the adjournment of
the 5th inst. in extraordinary meeting. Present: Thos Barnett
President-H. H. League 1st Regidor Walter C. White 2d Regidor
Wm Pettus Sindico Procurador.
On motion of Wm. Pettus Sindico Procurador ordered that from
the Ayuntamto an official letter be addressed to Mr. George Fisher
inviting him to accept the office of Secretary of this Ayuntamto
in case his other duties and avocations will permit him to do so,
and the said official letter having been written and forwarded to
the said Fisher, he in answer consented to accept the office of
Secry provisionally, in consideration of the uncertainty whether
or not his services might be required by the Genl Governt on ac-
count of his having been appointed Admr of the Customhouse of
Galveston, the Establishment of which has been suspended for the
It was therefore ordered by the Ayuntamto that the offer of his
services as tendered by Mr. Fisher be accepted, and he is hereby
appointed Secry: of the Ayunto which appointment shall be pro-
visional as the circumstances of Mr. Fisher may require.
A petition addressed to the supreme Tribunal of Justice by
Citizen Samuel M. Williams praying to be appointed Notary Pub-
lic, was presented by said Williams with a Solicitation that the
Ayuntamto would be pleased to report on the same. And whereas
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