Spirit of Jefferson
Benjamin F. Beall Charlestown, (West) Virginia May 28, 1867
The report of the Overseers of the Poor was submitted to the Board. On motion it was adopted and ordered to be filed.
Ordered, that Thos. Rutherford the superintendent of the Charlestown and Berryville turnpike be and is hereby authorized to sell a parcel of land belonging to the county and lying on said road.
Ordered, by the Board, that the Jail committee be required to proceed forthwith to finish the county Jail, and that two of the cells of the same be completed by the 10th day of June, 1867 , and that they report at the next meeting of the Board.
Ordered, by the Board of Supervisors, that all persons owning or keeping dogs within the county are required to procure license for keeping the same, and the license tax shall be as follows: any persons owning or keeping one dog 50 cts, two dogs, $1,50; three dogs $3,00; four dogs $5,00; five dogs $7,50, six dogs $10,50; and it is further ordered, that the assessor of the county shall make a list of all dogs within the county, and make return of such list to the clerk of the Board by the 30th of July, 1867 .