Kansas & Nebraska Railroad Bonds - New Jail - Killing Indians
Winfield Daily Courier - Thursday, April 24, 1873
Minutes of the Board of County
Board met at the County clerk's office april 18th, 1873. Present, Frank Cox, J. D. Maurer and O. C. Smith.
On motion the chairman or the Board was authorized to subscribe for 1,500 shares of the capital stock of the Kansas and Nebraska railroad, and to take such means as may be necessary for the printing and lithographing of the bonds.
Substance of and Order made by the Board.
A contract was entered into by the Board, with the City of Winfield; the later to build a jail to cost not less than $25,000.00, and the county to erect a court house and county offices, at the cost of $8,500.00 cash. A committee was appointed to get up a plan and specifications which, when affected by the Board, the County clerk shall publich a notice for sealed proposals for thirty days, in the Winfield Courier and Arkansas City Traveler.