Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Wahrenberger, cause no. 369, 1853

Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Wahrenberger, accused of selling spiritous liquor to a slave, filed between September 12, 1853 and May 8, 1854. Documents include a written note permitting "my black boy" to "buy Whisky whenever he wants it," a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, a subpoena, and an arrest warrant.

Creator(s): Costley, John M.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Travis County
Creation Date: 1853  
Partner(s):
Travis County District Clerk’s Office
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
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Creator (Compiler):
Costley, John M.

Clerk, District Court, Travis County

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1853
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Travis County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
Date
1853  
Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Wahrenberger, accused of selling spiritous liquor to a slave, filed between September 12, 1853 and May 8, 1854. Documents include a written note permitting "my black boy" to "buy Whisky whenever he wants it," a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, an appearance bond, a subpoena, and an arrest warrant.

Physical Description:

5 documents ; various sizes. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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Partner:
Travis County District Clerk’s Office
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2011
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: TDCD_070
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth193997
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text