Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1077, 1875

Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, accused of assault with attempt to murder W. D. Rounsevall, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include a witness' millage reimbursement receipt, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, a sworn statement by the defendant and request for a continuance, a document submitted by the state protesting the defendant's request for a continuance, witness summons and attachments, a bond note for Asberry McWilliams, an arrest warrant for C. C. McWilliams, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment: "We the jury find the defendant not guilty of an assault with intent to murder but guilty of an aggravated assault upon the said W. D. Rounsevall and assess the find at one hundred ($100,00) dollars."

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Henderson County
Creation Date: 1875/1876  
Partner(s):
Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Collection(s):
Henderson County District Court cases
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Creator (Compiler):
Bishop, J. B.

Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

Creator (Compiler):
Eustace, W. T.

Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1875/1876
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Henderson County
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
From July 30, 1875 to October 30, 1876
Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, accused of assault with attempt to murder W. D. Rounsevall, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include a witness' millage reimbursement receipt, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, a sworn statement by the defendant and request for a continuance, a document submitted by the state protesting the defendant's request for a continuance, witness summons and attachments, a bond note for Asberry McWilliams, an arrest warrant for C. C. McWilliams, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment: "We the jury find the defendant not guilty of an assault with intent to murder but guilty of an aggravated assault upon the said W. D. Rounsevall and assess the find at one hundred ($100,00) dollars."

Physical Description:

15 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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Subject(s):
Partner:
Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Collection:
Henderson County District Court cases
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: cause no. 1077
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth90540
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text