Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joe G. Warriner, accused of the murder of J. C. Bizzell, filed July 17, 1875. Documents include an arrest warrant for Joe G. Warriner, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. Also included is a document by presiding judge M. H. Bonner outlining the charge and the positions of the State and the defendant. Warriner pled not guilty to the charge of murder, contending that he was reacting in self defense to an attack by Bizzell. The jury's verdict, finding Warriner not guilty, is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Contributing Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office