Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed March 13, 1875. Documents include witness summons, a bail bond for H. M. Martin, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, an arrest warrant for H. M. Martin, a bill of indictment signed by presiding judge D. A. Owen, and a motion to arrest judgment and a motion for a new trial written by the defendant's attorneys (Faulk and Faulk and Thomas). The jury's verdict is written on the back of the judge's charge: "We the jury find the defendant guilty and assess his fine at forty-five dollars."
Contributing Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office