The Laws of Texas, 1926 [Volume 24] Page: 69 of 1,784
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SPECIAL LAWS. 37
CREATING ATHENS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT
IN HENDERSON COUNTY.
H. B. No. 305.] CHAPTER 13.
An Act to create the Athens Independent School District in Henderson
County, Texas; providing a board of trustees therefor, and vesting
said Independent School District board of trustees with all the rights,
powers, privileges and duties conferred upon independent school districts
incorporated under the General Laws of Texas; divesting the
town of Athens of the control and management of the public schools
thereof and vesting the same in the Athens Independent School District,
as herein created; and declaring an emergency.
Re it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Texas:
SECTION 1. That the Athens Independent School District is
hereby created and established in Henderson County, Texas,
with metes and bounds as follows:
Beginning at a point 229 vrs. east and 79 vrs. north from tLs,
south west corner of the Thos. Parmer league a stake in
Athens and Ramsey Ferry Public road witness a Hick 10" brs
S. 17 W. 8 vrs. marked S. D.; thence east 3280 vrs. to a stake
at point 79 vrs, north of the N. W. corner of the Daniel Harrison
Survey; thence south at 79 vrs. the N. W. corner of said
Harrison sur. at 79 plus 206 equals 285 vrs. stake for corner wit.
a P. 0. 7" S 15 E 51/2 vrs.; thence east at 314 vrs. pass the N.
W. corner of a 41/2 acre tract at 408 vrs the N. E. cor. of said
41/2 ac. tract and the S. W. cor of a 15 ac. tract at 900 vrs. the
S. E. cor of said 15 ac. tract; thence north at 206 vrs. pass the
N. E. cor of said 15 ac. tract which is on the division line between
the Dan Harrison and the Thos. Parmer at 206 plus 79
equals 285 vrs. stake for corner; thence east 791 cross the E. B.
liie of Thos. Parmer at 3020 cross the W. B. line of the VW. Scott
survey at 3423 4/10 vrs stake 403 4/10 vrs West of the said W.
Scott W. B. line wit. a B. J. 6" NIOE 5 vrs.; thence 1590 vrs.
crossing the S. B. line of the Geo Clark at 3490 8/10 vrs the S.
B. line of the J. A. Clark survey at 4441 2/10 the S. B. line of
the Jno. Royall sur. at 4941 2/10 the S. B. line of the J. B. Atwood
leag.; thence west 400 vrs. the S. E. corner of a 200 ac.
survey known as the J. W. Taylor tract on the said Atwood
league; thence north 1019 4/10 vrs. to the N. E. corner of the
said 200 ac. tract; thence west 709 to the S. W. cor of the Jno.
House sur. of 100 ac. off of the said Atwood leag.; thence N.
796 vrs. to said House N. W. corner; thence east 482 vrs. R. D.
Hawkins S. W. cor.; thence N. 695 to the N. W. cor. of said
Hawkins and on north 860 vrs. a stake; thence west 6976 2/10
vrs stake in the B. C. Walters leag. it being 2675 and 229 east
of the S. W. cor. of B. C. W. wit. a P. 0. 10" S. 15 W 12 vrs.
Ditto S. 131/2 W. 15 vrs. marked S. D.; thence south at 2675
vrs. the N. B. line of the Thomas Parmer league at 7603 2/10
vrs. the point of beginning.
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