Coroner Inquest


Ledger containing coroner's inquest information and related notes for deaths in Harris County, Texas.

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401 p. ; 33 cm.

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The Harris County Archives has partnered with the Portal to provide access to Inquest Records from the Justice of the Peace dating from 1889-1896. These records are great resources for researchers by providing a window into Houston society in the late nineteenth century by documenting responses to suspicious and tragic deaths.

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Ledger containing coroner's inquest information and related notes for deaths in Harris County, Texas.

Physical Description

401 p. ; 33 cm.


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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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[Index to Coroner Inquest Records 1891-1896] (Dataset)

[Index to Coroner Inquest Records 1891-1896]

This spreadsheet gives a listing of the cases in a volume of Harris County inquest proceedings including the docket, page number, relevant names and dates of persons involved, and cause of death.

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Coroner Inquest, book, Date Unknown; ( accessed December 7, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Harris County Archives.