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Police Minutes - Town of Jacinto – 1837
Copied from: "History of Old Tishomingo County Mississippi
Territory", edited and compiled by Fan Alexander Cochran, Published
The board of police met at the county seat on the 2nd day of
January, 1837, and "John Duncan produced in open session the amount
of three per cent fund coming to said county, which amount was
$5,256." The board then proceeded to loan out this fund, in part, at
ten per cent advance to the following citizens:
- Mike Thomas,
$200 with Andrew Brown, Stephen O. Gibbs, Aaron Johnson, John Thomas
and Wm. Nail as sureties;
- James W. White,
$125 with Samuel B. Reed and Jeremiah Phillips as sureties;
- Terrill B.
Phillips, $160 with Thomas Pate, Jeremiah Phillips, Samuel B. Reed
and James W. White as sureties;
- John Winn, $140
with H.B. Mitchell, R.H. Boone, John Swaid and John Reeves as
Phillips, $150 with Abner George and James White as sureties;
- Benjamin Kizer,
$175 with John Reeves, William Rushing and Elias Rinehart as
- James B.
Merchant, $250 with Sebern Jones, Miles Thomas, Moses Johnston and
Aaron Johnston as sureties;
- John Reeves,
$140 with Francis Kizer, Chesley D. Key and R.H. Boone as sureties;
- Wilson Winn,
$100 with James Harris, Absolem Looney, T.G. Copeland and Andrew
Braw as sureties;
- John Duncan
$900 with H.B. Mitchell as surety;
- J.N. Alstadt,
$230 with Francis Kizer as surety;
- Reuben H.
Boone, $700 with Daniel Vanlandingham, Simeon B. Knight, David
Walker, and Elias Rinehart as sureties;
- Mathias B.
Click, $140 with H.B. Mitchell, Mathew Gage and Samuel Dancer as
- James Hamlin,
$100 with Wm. Walker as surety.
- Samuel Graham,
$140 with Moses Johnston, Aaron Johnston and David Walker as
- Stephen O.
Gibbs, $140 with S.S. Hogue, Samuel Graham, J.B. Merchant, Miles
Thomas, Thomas Pate an John Thomas as sureties;
Rushing, $100 with B.J. Kizer, Nichols McMillion, Neil Morrison and
Samuel Dancer as sureties;
Graham, $230 with John Sawin, John Winn, T.J. Copeland, and Nichols
McMillion as sureties;
- Stephen S.
Hogue, $100 with Wilson Winn and T.D. Payne as sureties,;
- Andrew Broan,
$100 with Richard Winn, J.B. Merchant, Absolem Looney, John Winn and
James Harris as sureties;
- Samuel Dancer,
$200 with Thomas Pate, George Williams, Wm. Rushing, Thomas D.
Payne, Mathew Gage and J.A. Johnston as sureties;
- William Walker,
$100 with R.H. Boone and James Hamlin as sureties;
- John Sawin,
$300 with H.R. Mitchell, George W. Harrison and John Reeves as
Sheriff Owens having resigned, the coroner, John Fitch, became
sheriff virtue of his office, but not desiring to assume the duties
of the office, Stephen O. Gibbs was appointed deputy coroner.
And after subscribing to the term of office, filed his bond as
sheriff until such time as the office could be filled by an