Travis County Clerk Records: Commissioners Court Road Minutes Volume 1

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Minutes of Travis County Commissioners Court pertaining to road matters from 1895-1926, including orders of jury to view road and reports of jury. Orders of jury to view road show date of court session; volume and page number of docket; names of petitioners; description of location for proposed road; court order appointing jury to assess any damages of proposed road; names of jurors chosen; court order of county surveyor to lay out road; and signatures of commissioner, county clerk, and deputy. Reports of jury show names of petitioners; date jurors appointed; dates jurors viewed, laid out, surveyed and described road ... continued below

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391 p.

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Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office. 1895/1926.

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Travis County Clerk’s Office

Travis County contributes selected records from the office of the County Clerk, including probate, deed, and county court records and Commissioners Court minutes, dating from the 1840s to the early 1900s. The Travis County Clerk is the county recorder, clerk to the County Courts, and clerk to the Commissioners Court.

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Minutes of Travis County Commissioners Court pertaining to road matters from 1895-1926, including orders of jury to view road and reports of jury. Orders of jury to view road show date of court session; volume and page number of docket; names of petitioners; description of location for proposed road; court order appointing jury to assess any damages of proposed road; names of jurors chosen; court order of county surveyor to lay out road; and signatures of commissioner, county clerk, and deputy. Reports of jury show names of petitioners; date jurors appointed; dates jurors viewed, laid out, surveyed and described road designated by petitioners; recommendation whether to establish road; location and course of road to be established; date report filed; names of jurors; order of court approving road; signature of county judge; and plat of proposed road. Arranged chronologically by date recorded.

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391 p.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: CountyClerk_CommissionersCourtRoadMinutes_1
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth713039

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Travis County Clerk Records

The records of the Travis County District Clerk’s Office include naturalization records dating from the 1880s to the early 1900s.

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  • 1895/1926

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Travis County (Tex.). Clerk's Office. Travis County Clerk Records: Commissioners Court Road Minutes Volume 1, book, 1895/1926; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth713039/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Travis County Clerk’s Office.