Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 539, 1902

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Documents relating to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the cow which Whitley lost due to the negligence of the railroad company, a transfer of cause of actions by Whitley with an attached form for single acknowledgment, what appears to be a release of lien by Adams & Adams to Whitley in return for 2 cows or their value (document is faded and incompletely legible), a bond by Whitley, an Affidavit of Witness' Attendance for H. M. Houston, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co., ...

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8 documents, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. 6 documents are handwritten in ink on paper (1 with an attached printed form); 3 documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms; 1 document is handwritten in pencil on a printed form.

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Blades, J. R. 1902.

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  • Main Title: Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 539, 1902
  • Alternate Title: Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. T & NORR Co.

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Documents relating to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the cow which Whitley lost due to the negligence of the railroad company, a transfer of cause of actions by Whitley with an attached form for single acknowledgment, what appears to be a release of lien by Adams & Adams to Whitley in return for 2 cows or their value (document is faded and incompletely legible), a bond by Whitley, an Affidavit of Witness' Attendance for H. M. Houston, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co., a transcript of appeal for court costs, and an appeal bond from the T & NORR Co. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County during the months of January and February in the year 1902 and filed by the Clerk.

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8 documents, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. 6 documents are handwritten in ink on paper (1 with an attached printed form); 3 documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms; 1 document is handwritten in pencil on a printed form.

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  • 1902

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  • January 6, 1902 - February 12, 1902

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Blades, J. R. Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 539, 1902, legal document, 1902; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35076/: accessed December 2, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.