Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, cause no. 322, 1853

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 14, 1853 and September 14, 1853. Documents include an appearance bond, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, and an arrest warrant.

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Costley, John M. 1853.

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 14, 1853 and September 14, 1853. Documents include an appearance bond, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington, and an arrest warrant.

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3 documents ; various sizes. Documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms.

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  • 1853

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Costley, John M. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Edward Finnin, cause no. 322, 1853, legal document, 1853; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193951/: accessed June 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Travis County District Clerk’s Office.