The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 22, July 1918 - April, 1919 Page: 91
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linulles of the A yunnla,,iento of Ban Felipe de Austin 91
A letter was reed from the Empresario Stephen F. Austin, of this
Jurisdiction, giving reasons to the Ayuntamto for not having com-
plied with their request in furnishing this body with a list of the
names of grantees in the first colony established by him, and also
a list of the town lots disposed of by him and his account with the
Municipality. The Ayunntamto taking into consideration the ar-
dous and continued duties of the Empresario admitted the apology,
requesting the President to inform the said Empresario that on
account of the situation of the [p. 2] Municipal funds he be urged
to furnish that body with the statement of affairs between him
and the municipality at their next regular meeting in August next
furnishing the said Empresario in conformity with his request
certified copies of the Resolutions of the Ayuntamto on the subject.
A petition was read from James Hope praying the privilege of
the use of the margen of the creek in front of his lots Nos 41 and
42 on the Creek above town, which margen is now open as a Street,
and after maturely deliberating on the Expediency of granting the
prayer of the petitioner, unanimously agreed that the prayer of the
Petitioner be granted and sd Hope permitted to use the street in
front of his lots by enclosing it within the bounds of his lots, and
have the sole and free use of the same, until public utility and
convenience may require the same to. be opened for public uses.
A Petition was presented by H. H. League, 1st Regidor praying
for the establishment of a ferry across the Colorado River at the
place known as Jennyngs Camp league, and praying to be authorized
himself to establish the said ferry, and furnish him with the neces-
sary instructions and regulations as in other cases of a similar
nature in the Municipality. The Ayuntamto ordered that the said
League be permitted to, establish the ferry there under the regula-
tions which shall be furnished by the president of the Ayuntamto
and as it is probable that a. road from Brazoria to La Baca in a rout
from the former place to LaBahia and San Antonio will cross <t
some point [p. 3] on the league of land owned by said League, in
which event the said ferry will be established at the crossing of
In continuation the Ayuntamto nominated and appointed James
Kerr, John Brown, Thos. Cox, J. K. Long as Reviewers of the road
from La Baca to the Colorado, and ordered that as I. II. League
has proposed and is authorized to establish a ferry on the league
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