Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62 Page: 90

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90 Constitutional
Provisions and Laws Specifically
Applicable to De Witt County
H. B. Boston, Alcx. Hamilton, and R . B. Hudson authorized to erect a pontoon
bridge over the Gvadalupe River at the town of Clinton, and empowered
to collect certain specified tolls for crossings, rates to be doubled when
river rose beyond its banks, crossings free to get to courthouse during
district court sessions. T.A., May 7, 1873, ibid., VII, 1093.
Sale or gift of spirituous or intoxicating liquors, ale or malt liquors,
bitters, brandy peaches or cherries, or any kind of brandy fruit put up
in alcohol or intoxicating spirits, prohibited within 2 miles of Concrete
College at town of Concrete, except for sacramental purposes. T.A., June
2, 1873, ibid., VII, 1458.
Unconditional headright certificate NTp. 8, class 2, for 320 acres of land,
issued to Josiah Powers on April 10, 1848, by the De Pitt County board of
land commissioners, declared valid; commissioner of general land office
authorized to issue patent. T.A., Apr. 29, 1874, ibid., VIII, 326.
County placed in 6th Congressional district of state, for election of one
United States Congressman. T.A.., May 2, 1874, ibid., VIII, 220.
County /commissioners/ court authorized to construct bridge across
Sandies Creek between its mouth and the mouth of Clear Creek, and to
assess ad valorem tax to defray the $2,500 set as cost. T.A., Feb. 27,
1875, ibid., VIII, 630.
County placed in 28th state senatorial district, for election of one
senator, and in 58th state representative district, for election of two
representatives, Victoria County returning county for both districts.
Ordinance of constitutional convention, convened Sept. 6, 1875, ibid.,
VIII, 754.
County placed in 23d judicial district of state. Ordinance of constitutional
convention, convened Sept. 6, 1875, ibid., VIII, 761.
District court of 23d judicial district directed to meet in county on
1st Mondays in March and September of each year, and permitted to continue
in session there 3 weeks. Ordinance of constitutional convention,
convened Sept. 6, 1875, ibid., VIII, 763.
District court of 23d judicial district directed to meet in county on
14th Mondays after 1st Mondays in March and September of each year, and
permitted to continue in session there 3 weeks. T.A., Aug. 9, 1876,
ibid., VIII, 928.
District court of 23d judicial district directed to meet in county on 1st
Tuesdays in March and September of each year, and permitted to continue
in session there 3 weeks. T,A., Feb. 12, 1879, ibid., VIII, 1307; Apr.
14, 1879, ibid., 1396.
District court of 23d judicial district directed to meet in county on 13th
Monday after 1st Mondays in March and September of each year, and permitted
to continue in session there until business disposed of. T.A.,
Apr. 5, 1881, ibid., IX, 215.

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Historical Records Survey. Texas. Inventory of the county archives of Texas : De Witt County, no. 62, book, January 1940; San Antonio, Tex.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25252/m1/98/ocr/: accessed September 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .