Commissioner’s Proceedings – 12 Aug 1898

Roanoke Beacon – 12 Aug 1898

Commissioner’s Proceedings – At a special meeting of the Board of Commissioners of Washington County held August 1st 1898, with all members present, the following proceedings were had:

  • minutes of the last meeting were read and approved
  • ordered that the names of T.N. Gray and H.O. Gray be inserted as Road Contractors with Frank Gray
  • ordered that Samuel Wilson be allowed one half ration per month until further orders
  • ordered that Thadeus Lamb be allowed one full ration per month until further orders
  • ordered that Geo. Rhodes be allowed one half ration per month until further orders
  • ordered that Charles Hassell be released of poll tax until further orders on account of bodily infirmity
  • ordered that Frank Gray be allowed the sum of $30.00 for furnishing nails, hauling lumber, labor of self and amount paid hands repairing Conoby bridge
  • ordered that Walker & Myers be allowed the sum of $8.7 for lumber furnished for Conoby bridge
  • ordered that Jno. L. Phelps, Sheriff, be allowed the sum of $24.15 for 2 days service and expenses incurred in covering S.A. Craddock to insane asylum at Raleigh, and board and turnkeys for Anderson Leigh
  • ordered that W.H. Hampton be allowed the sum of $22.51 for supplies furnished to the poor house and outside poor for July
  • ordered that J.P. Hillard be allowed the sum of $1.73 for preparing papers in lunacy case of S.A. Craddock
  • ordered that J.A. Harrison be allowed the sum of $12.08 for one month service as keeper of poor house, making 5 garments and amount paid Hasty Garrett for 5 weeks washing at poor house
  • ordered that Rufus Swain be allowed the sum of $8.40 for one days service as county commissioner and mileage, one months service as acting warden to the poor and for provisions furnished to Joseph Elliott for the months of May, June and July 1898
  • ordered that the Roanoke Beacon be allowed the sum of $3.00 for publishing the proceedings of the Board for July
  • ordered that F.M. Bunch be allowed the sum of $5.25 for one days service as county commissioner, one months service assistant warden to the poor, services hiring out jail prisoners, collection costs, etc.
  • ordered that N.M. Ambrose be allowed the sum of $4.80 for one days service as county commissioner and mileage
  • ordered that F.L.W. Cahoon, Sheriff of Tyrrell county, be allowed the sum of $4.70 for conveying Anderson Leigh form Columbia to Plymouth jail, turnkeys, board, etc, for said Leigh
  • Board adjourned to meet the 1st Monday in September 1898

W.H. Stubbs, Clerk

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