Documents pertaining to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll, cause no. 191, 1856

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Documents relating to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll include citation to summon witnesses for plaintiff, many copies of interrogatories and cross-interrogatories to be propounded to the witnesses by the attorneys of both parties, notices to parties about the intention to seek answers from witnesses, answers and exceptions, motions to suppress the deposition of Julius Brown, a statement of facts, a statement from the defense, motions for a new trial, special exceptions, and the charge to the court by R. A. Reeves, presiding judge with the jury findings. Documents were submitted to the District Court of ...

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28 documents, folded, in a tie box 23 x 10 cm. 27 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 1 document is handwritten in both pencil and ink on paper.

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Gray, W. M.; Bradshaw, T. & Holland, B. C. 1856 - 1859.

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Documents relating to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll include citation to summon witnesses for plaintiff, many copies of interrogatories and cross-interrogatories to be propounded to the witnesses by the attorneys of both parties, notices to parties about the intention to seek answers from witnesses, answers and exceptions, motions to suppress the deposition of Julius Brown, a statement of facts, a statement from the defense, motions for a new trial, special exceptions, and the charge to the court by R. A. Reeves, presiding judge with the jury findings. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.

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28 documents, folded, in a tie box 23 x 10 cm. 27 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 1 document is handwritten in both pencil and ink on paper.

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  • 1856 - 1859

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  • October 25, 1856 - May 6, 1859

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Gray, W. M.; Bradshaw, T. & Holland, B. C. Documents pertaining to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll, cause no. 191, 1856, legal document, 1856 - 1859; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35081/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.