The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 85
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Minutes of the Ayunlamiento of San Felipe de Austin 85
the first day of May next and give their obligations agreeable to
the terms of sale under penalty of having their lots forfeited and
sold to the highest bidder at their own loss and also that all per-
sons indebted to, the Municipality be notified to appear and settle
with the Alcalde within the same time-for publication.
On petition of Joseph White and Thos. J. Gazley-Ordered that
the title to Town lotts Numbered on the plat of the town 133-
134 and 135 be made to the said Thomas J. Gazley by the au-
thority on the part of government as if the said Gazley had been
the purchaser at public sale which took place in December last
and that the said Gazley from this date be recognized as the pur-
chaser of said lotts from the Municipal authority.
Ordered that a public sale be made of vacant town and out
lots on Saturday the 15th of May upon a credit of six months
the purchasers giving bond and security conditioned to pay etc.,
etc., if it be a town lot to, build a house upon it or if it be an
out or 12 acre lot to have it enclosed with a fence or a house
built upon it within one year from the purchase. A[n]y number
of lots purchased by one person lying in a block will be consid-
ered sufficiently improved if the purchaser build one house upon
it and enclose it by a fence within one year (to be published)
[p. 541 Ordered that William Morton, Joshua Fletcher and
Thomas Davis be appointed a committee to direct and superin-
tend laying off out lotts adjoining the town of Austin
The Ayto. adjourned til to-morrow 9 o'clock A. M.
Tuesday April 13-9 o'clock A. M. The Ayto. met pursuant
On motion of Thomas Barnett-Ordered that all investigations
relative to lands be suspended until the next meeting.
On motion of H. 1. League-Ordered that the same commit-
tee appointed to lay off out lots be required to lay off eight 50
acre lotts on lands clear of Timber (Prarie) 4 of which are to
be laid off at the lower boundary line of the same league and
the other 4 at the lower boundclary line of the same league and
make report to the Ayto. at their next meeting.
On motion of William Pettus-Ordered that purchasers of 50
acre lots shall enclose I of the lot within one year.
On application--Ordered that Thoq. J. Gazley be admitted to
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Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919, periodical, 1919; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117156/m1/93/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.