The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 83
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minutes of the Ayuntamiento of San PFelipe -de Austin 83
liable for accidents and he will be entitled to receive double fer-
riage. After 10 o'clock at night the ferryman is not bound to
cross the river except in case of a person in search of medical
aid. To be published 3 weeks
[p. 50] Ordered that the purchasers of lotts be notified to
appear on the 15th day of this month (March) at the Alcalda's
office and execute there notes to the Alcalde agreeable to the
terms of sale. For publication
On motion of I-. H. League Ordered that the Alcalda be au-
thorized to procure a translation of such acts of the legislature
as are in force and relative to judicial proceedings in this colony
and cause the same to be published and that the Alcalda employ
a trust-worthy discreet and confidential person for a. translator.
On motion of H. H. League Ordered that the Ayto. report to
government that William Rabb has been a, good citizen of Aus-
tin's colony and has resided in it since the year' 1823 and the
said Rabb became a grantee of lands and has discharged the
duties of a citizen settler in all respects agreeable to the coloniza-
tion law as far as possible settled upon his land and was three
times driven off by hostile Indians and the settlement broke up.
The lands are situated on the east side of the Colorado river about
3 miles above the Laberdee [La Bahia,] road. And after investi-
gating and fully considering the case the Ayto. further report
that the said Rabb ought to have the titles to his said lands con-
firmed as set forth in his deed.
[p. 51] On motion of William Pettus-Ordered that the
president having been unable to procure satisfactory information
in compliance to an order made at the last meeting, that the
further time of one month be given for that purpose. And the
Ayto. adj'd til the next meeting
Thos. Barnett Prest
Thos. J. Gazley Sec Pro Tem
Agreeable to an Order of the Ayuntamiento and a Notice in the
Gazette a Sale of Lotts took place on Saturday the 6th day of
The lotts were sold as follows
Out lott No. 23 was sold to Joshua Parker for.......... $ 30.00
Out lott No. 44 was sold to Robert Peebles for .......... 150.00
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