Part 8, Note 18

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Colorado Citizen, May 11, 1871, June 15, 1876, July 6, 1876; Gammel, comp., The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897, vol. 6, pp. 810-814; Colorado County Election Returns, Secretary of State Records (RG 307), Archives Division, Texas State Library, Austin. In addition to the three black aldermen named above, the governor also appointed Simon Thulemeyer and John Richard Brooks aldermen, and John C. Miller mayor.