The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 354
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354 The Southwestern Hislorical Quarterly
2d Regidor was not present at that time which met the unanimous
approbation of the body as Mr. Cartwright confirmed all that had
been done in that day in the affair relative to George Fisher the
former Secy protein and the whole was confirmed as recorded and
ordered to be published for the information of the inhabitants of
the municipality; and also. it was ordered that authorised copies
of the acts of 5th and 16th insts. should be made out and trans-
mitted to the Chief of the Department, and to the Commandant
Genl Dn. Manuel de Mier y Teran, for the purpose of showing
those functionaries the causes of the removal of George Fisher
and his subsequent conduct. The Ayunto. adjourned and agreed
to meet on the 23d of the present month. An election of militia
officers was ordered for the portion of a company on the Colo-
rado and Labaca above the Atascosito to be held at Robinsons and
presided by Win. Pettus Sindico Procurador on Saturday the 13th
of Nov next.
.Samuel M. Williams
Secy pro tern
[p. 50] In the Town of San Felipe de Austin on the 23d day
of October 1830. The Ayuntamto. in session this day pursuant to
the adjournment of the extraordinary session of the 18th of this
month. The proceedings of the last meeting as recorded were
read over and approved. A petition was presented by William
II. Jack in behalf of Seth Ingram and Hosea. I. League which
was read and ordered to be filed for the purpose of giving the
subject matter of the prayer a full and mature deliberation, in
order that the members may be enabled at the next regular meet-
ing [to] decide upon its merits.37 The prest. then represented to
"See page 188, note 30, and below, November 2. A letter from Austin to
Ramon Musquiz (Austin Papers, miscellaneous, November 30, 1830, in
file of June, 1830) gives some facts concerning this case which became a
cause celebre. John G. Holtham while drunk wandered into Ira Ingram's
yard and was ejected by him. Later he challenged Ingram to a duel
and Ingram refused to fight him. whereupon Ioltham posted notices on
the court house door (the alcalde's office) and elsewhere denouncing
Ingram as a coward, a rascal, and a man without honor. HIe encoun-
tered Seth Ingram, Ira's brother, just after posting one of these docu-
ments, and the latter ordered him to remove it. He refused, and Ingram
killed him. League was in some way, which Austin does not explain,
an accomplice. Ingram was a man of excellent character, and League
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