Dearborn County Commissioners Proceedings – Mar 1867

Proceedings of the March Session of the Dearborn County, Indiana Commissioners appeared in:
Aurora Commercial – 30 Mar 1867 – Page 4, Column 1

County Commissioners’ Court.

The Board of County Commissioners met on the 4th of March, in regular session. Present—Charles Briggs, President; Francis Buffington and Frederick Souders. An order was passed establishing a road, petitioned for by Isaac Ramer and others, in Caesar Creek township. Dr. Wilson H. Swales was appointed physician for the ensuing year for the indigent persons of Logan, Miller, Kelso, and Harrison townships. Retailer’s license was granted to Louis Vite, in Dillsborough. Dr. Henry C. Vincent was appointed to render medical assistance to the indigent persons of York township during the ensuing year. A petition presented by Joseph Hall and others for the location of a certain road in Manchester township, was received and viewers, viz: Thomas Harrison, James Aiken and Samuel M. Kennedy, were appointed to make the view on the 20th day of April next. Remonstrance was filed by Joseph Vaughn and others. Drs. T. H. & F. H. Sale were appointed to render medical assistance to the indigent persons of Clay township. Dr. T. M. Kyle was appointed physician to the County Asylum and indigent persons of Manchester township for the ensuing year. License was granted to Tobias Heimberger and Peter Koehler to retail in Aurora during the ensuing year. Rowland Terrill was appointed Superintendent of the County Asylum during the ensuing year. An order establishing the rates of ferriage across the Ohio river was passed. Dr. Carl G. Walter was appointed physician to Lawrenceburg township. Dr. George Sutton was appointed in like manner for Centre township. The petition of O. F. Cloud and others for the vacation of a certain road in Logan township was accepted, and viewers appointed, as follows: Samuel Freeman, Azel Hauk and L. D. Lemon, to meet and make the view on Saturday, April 13th. The petition of N. L. Isgrigg and others, for the vacation of streets and alleys in Moore’s Hill, was received, and prayer of petitioners granted. The viewers appointed to locate a road in Clay township, as petitioned for by F. H. Sale and others, reported the same of public utility, which was accepted. Remonstrated by Wm. B. Miller, and damages claimed. Reviewers appointed to assess damages, viz: Noah C. Durham, John D. Johnson and Robert H. Givan, to meet and make the said view on Saturday, April 13th. The report of John F. Cheek, of fines and forfeitures collected by him as Clerk of the Common Pleas and Circuit Courts for the year ending January 1st, 1867, amounting to $1,392, was presented and accepted. Numerous claims were acted upon, when the Board adjourned.

A special session of the Board was held Thursday, March 21st, for the purpose of hearing the petition of Hanson D. Moore and others for the incorporation of Moores Hill as a town. The petition was accepted, and the election ordered to be held on Saturday, the 13th day of April, by the legal voters of said village, for the purpose of deciding whether the same shall be incorporated or not.

The Board adjourned to meet on Saturday, March 30th, for the purpose of appointing Registry Clerks for the several township of the county, as provided for by the law of the recent Legislature.