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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ... Jackson 218 Union 440
Liberty 152 Jefferson 228 Colfax 128 Sheridan 174r Monroe 148
Harrison 123 Total.... 3,003 Two petitions were offered in October,
1872, opposing the levying of a tax to pay interest either on the
railroad bonds of the " Ten-mile Strip" or of the Chicago &
Southwestern. LAWSUITS, ETC. The year 1872 was prolific in law
suits. The County Court ordered suit to be commenced against all
who were in arrear to the county. The Flints, O. H. McGee,
Richardson et al, all carne in for a chance to pay up, or take the
consequences. The railroad suits were also on hand with no
prospects of immediate trial, and the 3"ear ended with but little
to show, outside of a bill of costs. The name of Grant township was
changed to that of Jamesport, November 7, 1872, by petition of 170
of its inhabitants. The tax levy for 1872 was $1.30 on the $100.
The levy for 1873, without railroad tax, was $1 on the $100. THE
SUPERVISORS. The election in April, 1873, for township officers
resulted in making several changes in this Board of Supervisors,
which, like the year before, was composed of fifteen members, one
from each township. The new board was composed as follows: -- Grand
River township, B. G. Kimball; Lincolu township, Nathan Nichols;
Washington township, William Adams; Salem township, B. H. Coffey;
Benton township, Henry Rainey; Marion township. J. E. Grantham;
Jamesport township, R. C. Williams; Jackson township, William
Smith; Union township, B. F. Stout; Liberty township, William
Prewett; Jefferson township, Wesley Lee; Colfax township, S. R.
Gurney; Sheridan township, George E. Barkdoll; Monroe township,
John A, Tuggle; Harrison township, Thomas B. Tuggle. The board met
April 9, 1873, and organized by appointing 13. H. Coffey
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