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1924 Article of Incorporation

 Note: This page is transcribed from the original Article of Incorporation Dated April 1st, 1924.
     
 
State of Texas
County of Crosby
 
Whereas an election was duly held in the city of town of Lorenzo, Texas, in this county on the 1st day of April 1924, to determine if said town should form an incorporation for municipal purposes within the boundaries hereinafter described, and returns of said election have been duly made to and canvassed by me, from which returns it appears that at said election eighty two votes were cast for "Corporation" and fifteen votes were cast for "No Corporation".
Therefore I, Jake M. Mabe, in my capacity as County Judge of Crosby County, Texas, do adjudge that said election resulted in favor of such corporation, and I do hereby declare that the inhabitants of said territory, hereinafter described, duly incorporated for municipal purposes, within said boundaries the name of said city or town being Lorenzo.

That the boundaries of said corporation are as follows: Beginning at a stone set for the N.E. Corner of Survey No.42 and the S.E. corner of Survey No.41, Certificate No.36, H. & O.B.Ry. Co. Original grantee; Thence South 1235 feet to a point in the E.B. line of said section No.42; Thence V Jest 5382 feet to a point in the West Boundary line of said Section No. 42; Thence North 1221 feet to a stone set for the N.E. corner of said Section 42; Thence West 546.5 feet along and with the South line of Sec. No. 56 Thence North 3271 feet to a point in the south line of Block 14A a subdivision of said Section No. 56; Thence East 5808.5 feet to a point in the East line of said Section No. 41; Thence South 3721.5 feet, along and with the said E. line of said Section No.41, to a stone set for the N.E. corner of said Section No.42 and for the S.E. corner of said Section No.41, the place of beginning. Containing Blocks Nos. One to 106 inclusive as shown by the map and plat of the said town of Lorenzo, Texas, Recorded on pages two and three of Volume No.21 of the deed records of Crosby County, Texas, and Blocks Nos. 25B, l6B, 6B, 5B and 16A which are subdivisions of said Section No. 56; and Blocks Nos. 192 to 205 inclusive, subdivisions of said Survey No.41.
This order is made and entered by me on the records of the Commissioner's Court of Crosby County, Texas, this the 2nd day of April, 1924.
Witness my hand and the seal of the County Court of said Crosby County, Texas, this 2nd day of April, 1924.
    (Seal)
Jake M. Mabe,
County Judge of Crosby County, Texas.
The State of Texas
County of Crosby
 
I, Edgar Allen, Clerk of the County Court and ex-officio clerk of the Commissioners Court of Crosby County, Texas, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of the order of the commissioners court declaring results of election in the matter of the incorporation of the town of Lorenzo, as same appears of record in Vol. 4 page 124 Minutes Commissioners Court Crosby County, Texas.
 
Given Under my hand and seal of office this 8th day of July 1926.
    (Seal)
Edgar Allen, County Clerk,
Crosby County, Texas.
 
Filed July 8, 1926, at 10 A.M. Recorded Aug. 30, 1926, at 4 P.M.
          (Original Document Signed By Edgar Allen)
          County Clerk

   

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