Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Roy Eddins]
“But we digress! Did those early commissioners meet near Viesca? Who knowa? There are some of the opinion that Falls County's first courthouse (in which, maybe, only one meeting of commissioners court was held) was located west of the river. But we must let the mysterious past hold its mysteries. In this narrative, we stick to the records (commissiomers courts and distric court), which indicate Falls county's first courthouse was a log house in “Adams”—Marlin. While pioneers who knew the exact spot upon which it was located have [Passed?] On, they left a tradition, passed directly to many living today, that the old log cabin stood on the identical spot known as the courthouse square today.
“Who was the first commissioners? How selected? Once again the [mysterious?] past holds its secrets. The records are vague. The commissioners court records the following county officers—-after the protest had been lodged ithe the legislature as to location of the county site; AFTER the legislature had accommodatingly decreased the size of the county. AFTER an election had been held: