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Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana; Historical and Biographical (Paperback) Loot Price: R771 Discovery Miles 7 710
Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana; Historical and Biographical (Paperback): Weston Arthur Goodspeed
Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana; Historical and Biographical (Paperback): Weston Arthur Goodspeed

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Counties of White and Pulaski, Indiana; Historical and Biographical (Paperback)

Weston Arthur Goodspeed

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: was still attached to White, was appointed to superintend the application of the three per cent, fund due that county. In November the Board met at the house of Melchi Gray in Monticello. The clerk was ordered in 1843 to procure a half bushel and a gallon measure: also a branding iron with the letters W. C. on the same to mark county measures. Court-houses and Jails.?In accordance with the legislative order organizing the county of White, the first Circuit Court convened at the house of George A. Spencer in Big Creek Township, in 1834. It continued to sit there for two years, or until the autumn of 1836, when it was removed to the county seat. This old building is yet standing' in a fair state of preservation. On the 5th of May, 1835, the Commissioners ordered that lot 29 in Monticello be set apart for the purpose of erecting thereon a court-house of the following size: twenty by thirty-two feet, two stories high, two partitions above dividing the rooms equally, and one below dividing the rooms twelve and twenty feet in length, respectively; one brick chimney to the small room, the house to be frame and of first-rate material, and to be completed by the 15th of October, 1835. Solomon Sherwood, R. A. Spencer, Jonathan Harbolt and Oliver Hammond were employed to build the house, but the work was not fully completed until about May, 1837, the total cost amounting to about $800. The house erected was not in all respects as described above, as several quite important alterations were made. About this time the jail which had been contracted to be built by Wrm. M. Kenton was progressing, but the same was not completed until late in 1838, the total cost amounting to about $600. This jail was provided not only with criminal rooms, but also with a room for such persons as could not o...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Weston Arthur Goodspeed
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 17mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 320
ISBN-13: 978-1-4590-4387-9
Barcode: 9781459043879
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-4590-4387-1

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