The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 4 Page: 959
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Laws of the State of Texas.
An Act to create the Counties of Concho, Wichita, Coleman, Dawson,
Shackelford, McIMullen, Eastland, Frio, Callahan, Zavalla,
Edwards, Haskell, Knox, Hardeman, Dimmit, Baylor, Runnels,
Jones, Wilbarger, La Salle, Duval, Taylor and Encinal.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of
Texas, That the several boundaries hereinafter defined shall constitute
the counties, and be organized as hereinafter defined.
Sec. 2. The following limits, to wit: Begining at the north-east
corner of Archer county; thence west with the north line of said
county to its north-west corner; thence due north to Red River;
thence down said river with its meanders to the north-west corner
of Clay county; thence south with the west line of Clay county to
the begining, shall constitute the county of Wiichita. The county
seat thereof shall likewise be called Wichita.
Sec. 3. The following limits, to wit: Beginning on the west line
of McCulloch county, at the northwest corner of Menard connty;
thence due west with the north line of Menard county to its north
west corner; thence due north thirty-three miles; thence due east
to the east line of Coleman county; thence down said line and the
Colorado river, with its meanders to the northwest corner of lMcCulloch
county; thence due south with the west line of MeCulloch
county, to the beginning, shall constitute the county of Concho.
The county seat thereof shall be called Concho.
Sec. 4. The following limits, to wit: Begining at the southwest
corner of Brown county, on the bend of the Colorado river; thence
due north with the west line of said county to its northwest corner;
thence due west thirty miles; thence due south to the Colorado
river; thence down said river with its meanders to the begining,
shall constitute the county of Coleman, (named in honor of Col.
Robert MI. Coleman, deceased.) The county seat thereof shall be
Sec. 5. The following limits, to wit: Begining at the northwest
corner of Buchanan county, on the south line of Throckmorton
county; thence due west thirty miles; thence due
south thirty miles; thence due east to, the southwest corner
of Buchanan county; thence north with the west
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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/m1/963/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .