Miller County Court Record Book E
In Motion of County for keeping poor house.
Bids J. P. Peters and Thomas Hodge. For 1890
Rejected and be given on the specified day of April 4, 1890
Jan 20, 1890
In the matter of contract for medical attention to the paupers confining in the poor house of county.
J. O. Magee & S. A. Simmons
Awarded to J. O. Magee for 1.00 per visit, for the year
April 8, 1890
In the matter of Caring for keeping of the paupers at the poor Farm
Awarded to J. R. Pitts for the year 1890
April 8, 1890
In the matter of Contract Poor farm Medical attention
Awarded S. A. Simmons 1.50 per visit for the year 1891
Jan 5, 1892
In the matter of contract poor farm
Awarded to Hines Eubanks 80.00 for sufficiency of good and
wholesome foods and clothing for the year of 1892
In the matter of Medical attention Poor Farm
Awarded to Dr. S. A. Simmons for the year 1892 for the
price and sum of 1.50 for both medicine and prescription.
In the matter of Pauper Burying ground
It appearing to the court that the county is without a convient
place for the burial of its paupers that owing to the distance and extra expense
pertaining thereto the county poor farm is not a suitable place for the burial
of indigent persons, and it further appearing to the court that the county has
on demand a pauper burying ground fund at 75.00 and that the same should be
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to the city of Texarkana suitable for a burying ground substantly
enclosed and that commissioner should be appointed to select and negotiate for
the purchase of thereof.
Court ordered J. M. Scott, J. V. Garrison, and C. M. Reeves
appointed commissioners and to select and negotiate for the purpose of
purchasing a suitable lot of ground for a pauper burying ground and report their
proceedings in full at the next term of this court.
Nov 1, 1892
In the matter of Poor house contract
Opening the advertisement for the keeping of the paupers at the poor farm for 1893
12/28/1892 contract will be awarded for the year of 1893
In the matter of the contract Poor farm
Awarded to Thomas Hodge for the year of 1893
In the matter of continuing the awarding of medical attention at the poor farm.
Ordered that it be continued till the 1st day of
In the matter of attention Poor House
Awarded to Dr. W. C. Spearman for 1.45 per visit for the year 1893