session of the District Court held at this time in Panola county by
Judge Hansford was adjourned in consequence of the imminent danger arising
from the presence of these two parties. It was after this time the trial and
acquittal of Jackson took place.
An old man by the name of Carr was a resident of the county. He was a
Mexican and had two sons-in-law, who were white men-Stockman and Norris.
Carr had befriended the whites and rendered his full share of assistance in
every disturbance with the Indians and Mexicans. He had large property in
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