Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, cause no. 996, 1874/1876

Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, arrested for the the theft of 2 steers, filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman, arrest warrants for Alvin Pugh, and witness summons. According to included documents, Pugh was not found in Henderson County at the time of his initial indictment. He was eventually arrested in Hood County on August 10, 1876. Included also are presiding judge M. H. Bonner's instructions to the jury defining the conditions required for a guilty verdict. Pugh was found not guilty of the charges.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Henderson County
Creation Date: 1874/1876  
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: 1874/1876
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Henderson County
Era
Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1876
From July 16, 1874 to October 26, 1876
Description:

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, arrested for the the theft of 2 steers, filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman, arrest warrants for Alvin Pugh, and witness summons. According to included documents, Pugh was not found in Henderson County at the time of his initial indictment. He was eventually arrested in Hood County on August 10, 1876. Included also are presiding judge M. H. Bonner's instructions to the jury defining the conditions required for a guilty verdict. Pugh was found not guilty of the charges.

Physical Description:

33 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. 996
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth90772
Resource Type: Legal Document
Format: Text