Miller County Court Records Book C
County Poor House
Biedler a citizen of Texarkana Miller county Arkansas has property to
donate and deed to Miller county 50 Acres Lying and ______ in Section 22, Twenty
two in township 15 south of ridge 28 west in said county conditioned however
that the county shall establish a poor house and farm with suitable buildings.
It is therefore by the court ordered that C. C. Dorrian,
___ McLain, and C. E. Bramble,
being the ones here by appointed to ______ and accept from H. W. Biedler
Declared Paupers Dick Richards
Patti Brook (Book)?
In the matter of awarding contracts for the erections of the building on Poor Farm.
C. C. Dorian, _____________, Charles E. Bramble appear.
2 building to be built.
H. P. Hudgins for errection of building 787.50
W. T. Bannon 730.00
J. S. Wilson 932.00
S. M. Satenie? 650.00
Approved for S. M(U)? Satenos
Final Sum one thousand dollars.
Thos. Orr, J. D. Asenbroug, P. S. Raucun, J. C. Whiters, G.
In the matter of bids to keep poor house.
Care and maintenance of Paupers
Keeper and maintenance of said county on the Poor Farm
belonging to the county and sitable on section 20 of Town ship 15 s. of Range 28
The contractor and keeper of said Poor Farm and Paupers
will be required to ____ into bond
with approved security to furnish said paupers with sufficient good and substantial
food and clothing, and to treat said paupers kindly and humanly, and see that
they received medical attention when necessary and to take good _____ care __
_____ ______ in their care
and keeping belonging to the county and to turn the same over to the county as
its _________ at the
___________ of this contract, the natural wear and tear considering.
All bids to be turned in by noon 1/5/1885.
Signed by _ M. Henry Judge of miller county Arkansas.
In the matter of the Poor Farm Commissioner
Decree giving approval for Commissioner to purchase
furniture an other articles for the comfort and care of the paupers of the
Jan 4, 1886
In the matter of Letting Out contract for Poor Farm of Miller County
Contract awarded to J. M. Childs
Sum of 5 dollars for each person lawfully committed.
500 per month to use to maintain and care for paupers.
Contract will cease and desist 12/31/1886