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Browne, John T.. City of Houston Street Improvement Certificate - Front. May 19, 1894. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 12, 2018. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970_001/item/605/show/603.

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Title City of Houston Street Improvement Certificate
Creator (Local)
  • Browne, John T.
Date May 19, 1894
Description A City of Houston Street Improvement Certficate, stating R. C. Storrie is entitled to $292.53 for sewer improvements, to be paid in three equal installments.
Donor George Fuermann
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Municipal government
  • City planning
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Browne, John T.
  • Storrie, R. C.
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • certificates
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Location ID 1970-001, Box 7, Folder 18
Original Collection George Fuermann "Texas & Houston" Collection
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&id=356
Digital Collection City of Houston, Its Development and Evolution
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/1970-001
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
File Name index.cpd
Item Description
Title Front
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Transcript I CITY OF HOUSTON Street Improvement Certificate. Ifpiiig ^evtifies that R. C. STORRIE or the holder hereof is entitled to receive from the owner of Lots hJ.S.,&J.&Jf.fe/.Un Block T.7.. S. S. B. B., in the CITY'OF HOUSTON, Harris County, Texas, the sum of .s^^ct).. ma^chri^b.J(.i&i«&&....*&Axrii 5z.&..<?. DOLLARS assessed against said property for sewer improvements made upon Capitol Avenue sewerage district in said City, under a contract between R. C. A STORRIE and the CITY OF HOUSTON, dated December 17th, 1892, and executed by virtue of certain resolutions of the City Council of said City, passed on October 10th, 1892, and proceedings had thereunder, providing for the construction of lateral sewers in said sewerage district. Said assessment is based upon the proportional benefit to the property herein described, in view of area and locality, and JtzLdy. ^^.f^^rpi^&o^: is named as the owner thereof on the Roll of Ownership of the property so improved. +. The sum of money for which this Certificate is issued is payable in three equal annual installments of $.&LjL... r^!Z....each the first of which is due on the date hereof, and one of each of the remaining installments will become due on the same day of each year thereafter until all are due, as per the several installment coupons hereto attached and made part hereof. The amount of the principal represented in this Certificate and attached coupons bears interest from date hereof at the rate of eight per cent, per annum until maturity, and at the. rate of ten per cent, per annum after maturity, and failure to pay any installment of principal and interest which has become due, within sixty days after suit has been instituted thereon, together with costs of such suit, shall, at the option of the legal holder hereof, cause all subsequent installments of principal and interest to mature and come due, and authorize the foreclosure of the lien for all installments of principal and interest unpaid. This Certificate is issued by virtue of Section 23a el seq., of the Charter of the City of Houston, and as provided in said Secp&n the sum of money for which it is issuW,'being the proportionate cost afraid improvement assessed against the fmperty herein described, is a tax against the owner of, and a lien upon, said property. fssued on this the £3? day of May, A. D. i8gf, |T ffte same being five days afjfr the approval by the City CounHk, of the roll of ownership of the property improved as aforesaid. ^H ^^ Attest: ^^^^^..^,^^r \t-X-TiT^} _ ':"'■'■ : ; : .; -CL-. 7 yst/- Certificate flo. ...*=&.*.£.... THIS COUPON, representing the THI upon tbe Street Improvement Oerlitit-nte u the City of Houston on May. /.f.. U94, 4A%l.£f ^yj7^^^. Certificate- No. 7. fs?ff THIS COl , OX. rep,;:,,;,ting the SECOND ii ^Z^sZrnZorZ^eTl tfJ'tgoS* ! Certificate ^oW^±^.. the City ot Houston on May 4pT.. 1894, for the sum of. Serfs B.