The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 89
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Minutes of the Ayantamiento of San Felipe de Austin 89
Out lot No. 54 sold to John Pettus .................... 30--
" " " 27 " " Lucas Lesassier ................ 30-
cc " C 52 " "' James B. Miller ............... 110-
Total sum.......... $586.
The conditions of the above sale were, that the purchasers will
execute their notes with approved security for the payment of the
amt of lots bought at the expiration of six months, and on [he
further condition of building a house on a town lot, and improv-
ing the outlot within one year under pain of forfeiting the lots
for the non compliance of either of the above Conditions.
[p. 61] Special meeting of the Ayunto. 26 May 1830--
Present Thomas Barnett Alcalde, I-. II. League, W. C. White,
Regidors, and Wmin. Pettus, Syndico Procurador-It was resolved,
that whereas the necessary investigation being made according to
Law No 37 Art 122-it appears that a certain Charles Smith is
at this time leading a vagabond life in the Town of Austin, with-
out any occupation, business or income, and whereas the said
Smith is a general disturber of the public peace, and a gambler
by profession, and whereas there is no regular Jail in this Mu-
nicipality, Therefore it is ordered that the said Smith be put in
close confinement, in irons until the next meeting of this Ayunto.
and that the alcalde be authorized to have said Smith attended
and fed by a proper, person at the expense of the municipality,
and to make report of his proceedings herein at the next meeting,
and that all other proceedings relative to the said Smith be de-
ferred until that time.
On report made by the Alcalde, and from evidence adduced be-
fore the body, it appearing that John Montgomery has shown dis-
respect to the civil authority and that said Montgomery is a vaga-
bond within the meaning of the laws, a. warrant was issued for
his apprehension, and [p. 621 on his being brought before the
Ayuntamiento, and the said charges being established, and it ap-
pearing that the said Montgomery is not a Citizen of this Munic-
ipality, it was resolved that the said Montgomery has laid himself
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