Documents pertaining to the case of Jacob Mitchell vs. Martha Mitchell, cause no. 504, 1867

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Documents relating to the divorce case of Jacob Mitchell and Martha Mitchell include an original and a copy of the petition of Jacob Mitchell as submitted by his attorneys to the Judge of the 9th Judicial District and received by the District Clerk on October 21, 1867. Also included are summons and subpoenas.

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4 documents, folded, in tie envelope 25 x 11 cm. 3 of the documents are handwritten in ink on paper ; 1 document is handwritten on printed form.

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Holland, B. C. October 1867.

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Documents relating to the divorce case of Jacob Mitchell and Martha Mitchell include an original and a copy of the petition of Jacob Mitchell as submitted by his attorneys to the Judge of the 9th Judicial District and received by the District Clerk on October 21, 1867. Also included are summons and subpoenas.

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4 documents, folded, in tie envelope 25 x 11 cm.
3 of the documents are handwritten in ink on paper ; 1 document is handwritten on printed form.

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Henderson County District Court cases

Henderson County was established in 1846 with its county seat in Athens. Its first courthouse was built in 1850. This collection houses historic legal documents and court cases from the 1850s to the early 1900s.

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  • October 1867

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  • October 21, 1867 - October 25, 1867

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  • May 20, 2009, 3:19 p.m.

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Holland, B. C. Documents pertaining to the case of Jacob Mitchell vs. Martha Mitchell, cause no. 504, 1867, legal document, October 1867; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35079/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.