The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 4 Page: 463
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Laws of the State of Texas.
iSec. 6. The Treasurer of the county shall report to the County
Court of his county, at each regalar meeting of said court, the
amount of money in the Treasury, when and from whom received,
and account for all monies paid out, none of which shall be disbursed
except by order of the Chief Justice, attested by the County
Clerk. He shall enter into bond to the county in a sum of which
the County Court may consider double the probable amount of the
relinquished State tax for the term of two years, in addition to the
bond now required by law, and his liability shall be as heretofore.
*Sec. 7. The pay allowed the Assessor and Collector for going to,
and returning from the seat of Government settling his accounts,
sheall be as heretofore provided by law, the same to be paid out of the
colnty Treasury, on the certificate of the Comptroller that said Assessor
and Collector has settled his accounts.
Sec. 8. The Comptroller shall receive the taxes due from nonresidents
of the State, and nine-tenths of the State tax assessed on
property in counties other than those in which the assessment is
made, and pay the same to the Assessors and Collectors of the counties
where the property so paid upon is situated, for the benefit of
It shall be the duty of the Comptroller to ascertain upon what
real estate the taxes have not been paid, and take the needful steps
to enforce the payment of the amount due on such property, as provided
for in the Taxation Act, approved February 11th, 1850.
Sec. 9. The county Treasurer shall be entitled to receive two per
ceni. for receiving, and the same rate for paying out monies received
under this act, and no more.
Sec. 10. That this act shall take effect, and be in full force, from
and 'after its passage.
Vetoed by the Governor, and passed by a constitutional majority,
August 21st, 1856.
An Act authorizing the use of the Spanish language before Justices
Courts, in certain cases, and in the counties West of Guadalupe
iSection 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Texas, That it shall be lawful in the counties West of the
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 4, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6730/m1/467/: accessed October 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .