Dearborn County Commissioners Court Proceedings – Jun 1877

Proceedings of the June 1877 Session of the Dearborn County, Indiana Commissioners appeared in:
Lawrenceburg Register – 14 Jun 1877 – Page 3, Column 2

County Commissioners’ Court.

The Board of Commissioners, consisting of Frederick Slater, Michael Hoff and Abraham Briggs, met in regular session June 4th.

The regular allowances were made.

Licenses were granted to quite a number of persons to retail spirituous and malt liquors.

John D. King, Trustee of Sparta township, petitioned for the purpose of creating an indebtedness on account of the funds of said township, with which to liquidate certain outstanding debts of the same. The Board granted his permission to borrow $700 for that purpose.

Patrick Diver, Trustee of Kelso township, petitioned the Board for the privilege of creating an indebtedness with which to liquidate certain debts of said township, amounting to $1,752, which was granted by the Board.

On petition of citizens of Sparta township, Benj. R. Bruce was appointed Constable for Sparta township.