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MATAGORDA  SCHOOL  INFORMATION
 

Matagorda Negro School               Gulf High School
 


Matagorda County Court Minutes, Book A, 1837 - 1873
January 2, 1858 - Called Meeting

Present Honorable M. Talbot, Chief Justice; Samuel W. Hardeman and Wm. Hilliard, County Commissioners

The court on motion proceeded to distribute the common school fund for year ending August 31 A. D. 1857:

To: Wm. Baxter School

 

 

To: Wm. S. Sartwells' School

 

Mrs. Carter

$37.50

 

Mrs. Kilbride

$4.00

Miss Harvey

5.40

 

Mr. D. J. Parks

32.67

Mr. John Schulz

14.00

 

Mr. W. H. Armstrong

8.00

Mrs. Cookenbough

10.60

 

Mr. W. A. Dawdy

10.25

Mrs. N. Sterry

6.20

 

 

 

Mrs. Kilbride

9.20

 

Bill for Stove and Fixings

$27.05

Mr. John Malory

8.00

 

 

 

Mr. John Brady

15.95

 

Plunkett & Russell - lumber

7.02

Mr. Joseph Yeamans

36.30

 

 

 

Mr. Wm. P. Carter
 

10.00
 

 

TOTAL
 

$252.14
 


Matagorda County Court Minutes, Book A, 1837 - 1873
September 19th, 1859, p. 175

Miss Mary Scanlin presented her tabular statement as a Public School Teacher - 27th Sept 1858 to 27 June 1859 - 744 days tuition of orphans and those unable to pay - 10 per day - amounts to $74.40 - Paid out of Public School Fund.

Present: Hon. M. Talbot, Wm. Hilliard, F. W Robbins, S. W. Hardeman
Signed: M. L. Talbot, Chief Just.
 



S. L. Sartwelle Academy for Males and Females
Colorado Tribune, July 21, 1851

 


Mrs. Wright's School
Matagorda Gazette, February 22, 1860

 


Public School  1888 - 1913  Matagorda, Texas


Same building renovated into a residence 1920 - present
 



Matagorda School - 1st & 2nd Grades - Feb. 25, 1927 - Miss Preston
Courtesy of Darrell Rogers
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Matagorda School - 1st & 2nd Grades - 1927-28 - Miss Preston - Congdon Photo Co., San Antonio
Courtesy of Darrell Rogers
If you can identify any students, please email .