Commission Minutes Book X
Page 52-53

Commissioners Court June 14th 1852

        At an adjourned regular Meeting of the third of May Present Wm J. Turner, Wm H. Brooks and A.M. Caston President and proceeded to business ---
        Order 1st We the board of County Commissioners grant permission to Samuel Russell to remove the old Court House and the two Jury rooms from the public Square provided he removes and clears off all the rubbish and rotten stuff that may fall from tearing down ---
        Order 2nd   It is further ordered that on the Belemy road leading from Newnansville to the Santafee at the Natural Bridge that Samuel R. Piles, Wm Harn and James Pendarvis are hereby appointed Commissioners of said road.   On the road leading from Newnansville to Fort Fanning to the County Line, John B. Standley, Samuel Russell and Hardy Polk are hereby appointed Commissioners of said road.  On the road leading from Newnansville to Wacahoota G.U. Ellis, Eli Ramsey and Frances McDonald are hereby appointed Commissioners of said road.  Commissioners are instructed to take Mrs Zilphy Standleys hands and all other hands that live within a mile of the road, except Cornelius Reinís hands, who is a Commissioner on the Fort Harley Road.  On the road leading from Newnansville to Black Creek to the County line, David Jones, Thomas Green, and Stephen Fagan are appointed Commissioners of said road.  Commissioners are instructed to take from Newnansville G.M. Galpins hands, E. Barrows hands, Lemuel Wilsonís, J.G. Dellís, R.. Aultís, T.J. Prevattís, A.M. Castonís, G.L. Brownís, W.W. Scottís, C.F. Fitchetís, I.J. Carterís, Samuel Baxleyís, David Ridoughtís, B.M. Dellís, and all other hands on the North side of said road to the County line.  And all others on the South side not designated to work the Belemy Road.  On the Belemy Road leading from Newnansville to Pilatka to the County line, Madison Sparkman, Thoís Holder and H.C. Wilson are appointed Road Commissioners of said road.  Commissioners are instructed to take the hands of James Hague, Thoís Love, Benj. Warren, Joseph Holder, J.G. Brooks, Robert Burton, John Celon, Michel Kirkland, John Wiggins, William Johns and John Sparkman.  On the road leading from Fort Harlee to Micanopy, M.S. Perry, Peter Sparkman, Stephen Sparkman are appointed Commissioners on said road.  Commissioners are instructed to take the hands of Dr. Geiger, Wm Lancaster, James Turner, Benj. Mills, Wm Lavine, Madison Weeks, Mintus Croxton, M.M. Carol, Holdin, Frances Shanon, John S. Perry, Dempsey Blake, J. Zetrour, John Keneda, Hookus Wm & John, Jasper Guthrey, Abram Guthrey, James Flynn, Henry Adams, Mrs. Williams, Parson King, Beckham, James Fennel, E. Parish, D. Howard, F. Desha, and all others in the District not designated on any other road.  On the road leading from Micanopy to Pearsonís Springs from the fork with the Black Creek Road near Micanopy to the County, Wm H. Carpenter, James H. Secrest and Wm J. Turner are appointed Commissioners on said road.  Commissioners are instructed to take the hands from the forks of the road near Micanopy not designated on any other road.  On the road leading from the County line in the Tuscawillow Hammock through Micanopy by Dr. Harrisonís Plantation and Hope Colsonís, into the Wacahoota Road near Ramseyís, R.S. Stoughton, Dr. G.B. Payne and Hope Colson are appointed Commissioners, and are also appointed Commissioners on the road leading from Micanopy to Flemmington to the County line, also the road from Feasters to the County line near Wacahoota, embracing the hands of Coíl Lightner, Town of Micanopy, and all other hands near these roads not designated on any other road ---
         Order 3rd It is further ordered that the County Treasurer Collect all the notes due the County in his hands instantly to meet the next payment for finishing the Court House, to S.W. Burnett who has the Contract to finish said House ---
        Order 4th It is further ordered that the County Treasurer pay to Wm J. Turner, Wm H. Brooks County Commissioners and A.M. Caston Judge of Probate, and C.L. Wilson Sheriff two dollars each for their services this day
A.M. Caston
President of the
Board of C.C.

Transcribed by Jim Powell Jr
J.K. ďBuddyĒ Irby
Clerk   8/1999

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