Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ewing F. Calhoun, cause no. 335, 1853

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ewing F. Calhoun, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 9, 1853 and October 1, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington and an arrest warrant.

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

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Costley, John M. 1853.

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ewing F. Calhoun, accused of betting at Pool, filed between September 9, 1853 and October 1, 1853. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman Thomas A. Washington and an arrest warrant.

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

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Costley, John M. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ewing F. Calhoun, cause no. 335, 1853, legal document, 1853; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193963/: accessed September 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Travis County District Clerk’s Office.