Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Bob Tanner, cause no. 1824 [and Cause no. 1289], 1886

Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Bob Tanner, accused of murder of W. J. Healy, filed February 4, 1886. Documents include requests for witness attachments submitted by the prosecution and defense, a letter concerning witnesses from James K. Schmick (Sheriff and Tax Collector, Eastland County), Special Venire forms of jurors, a write of Habeas Corpus signed by judge F. A. Williams, witness subpoenas and attachments, a petition for a writ of Habeas Corpus signed by R. L. Tanner, a precept to serve a copy of the Venire and indictment to Bob Tanner, an arrest warrant for Bob Tanner, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Henderson County
Creation Date: 1878/1886  
Partner(s):
Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Collection(s):
Henderson County District Court cases
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Compiler):
Collins, John, Jr.

Jno. Collins Jr., Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

Creator (Compiler):
Deen, J. T.

Deputy Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1878/1886
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Henderson County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From October 20, 1878 to September 25, 1886
Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Bob Tanner, accused of murder of W. J. Healy, filed February 4, 1886. Documents include requests for witness attachments submitted by the prosecution and defense, a letter concerning witnesses from James K. Schmick (Sheriff and Tax Collector, Eastland County), Special Venire forms of jurors, a write of Habeas Corpus signed by judge F. A. Williams, witness subpoenas and attachments, a petition for a writ of Habeas Corpus signed by R. L. Tanner, a precept to serve a copy of the Venire and indictment to Bob Tanner, an arrest warrant for Bob Tanner, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.

Note:

Cause no. 1289 is listed on some of the documents. Included with these documents is an arrest warrant for Will Carter, accused of burglary, cause no. 1840.

Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
Henderson County District Clerk's Office
Collection:
Henderson County District Court cases
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: cause no. 1824
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: cause no. 1289
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth90604
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text