Minutes of the Police Jury of the Right Bank, January 7, 1853

Letter of G. Foulkes refd to Police Comtee A letter of George Foulkes was read and on motion, referred to the Police Committee with power to act
Petition of the Balize Telegraph Co to extend their lines to the Canal Street ferry landing granted

A petition of the Balize Telegraph Company asking leave to have their lines extended from the Telegraph Coffee-house to a point near the Canal Street Ferry landing was read and on motion of Mr. Bernard their demand was granted provided the same does not in any way obstruct the public highways

Bills and Claims
Sollee's bill of $17

J. D. Sollee's bill of seventeen dollars was read and on motion and the rules having been dispensed with, was ordered to be paid.
Syndic ordered to barricade Patterson St.

On motion of Mr. Bernard it is ordered that the Syndic be instructed to have Patterson's Street, above and below the place near the Second District Ferry landing where the Bank of the River has caved in, barricaded in order to prevent carts and other vehicles from tumbling in the River.
Opelousas Rl Rd tax receipts book referred to Finance Comtee

On motion of Mr. Hughes it is ordered that the Opelousas Rail Road tax receipt book referred to the Finance Committee with full power to have the same put in a proper condition.

Report of Committees
Report Com. A written report from the School Committee was read and on motion the same was accepted.

Election of School-teachers
Elec. School Teachers On motion the Police Jury proceeded to the election of a male teacher for the Belleville School.
Candidates by letters--P. I. Jore, R. G. Norman, J. Croal and G. F. Fory.