Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al., cause no. 132, 1855-1856

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Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al. include copies of the initial judgement in the case of Mills & Jockush vs. Walton & Tuggle which took place in Galveston County as well as the motion for a new trial. The documents pertsaining to the resulting case in Henderson County include (but are not limited to) supoenas and citations for summons of persons involved on both sides of the case, exceptions and answers from the defendant (and a later, amended answer), writs of injunction, bonds, a motion to perpetrate injunction, a motion to instruct the jury, a ...

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29 documents, folded, in a tie box 23 x 10 cm. 26 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 3 documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms.

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Gray, W. M. 1855-05-14/1856-11-11.

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Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al. include copies of the initial judgement in the case of Mills & Jockush vs. Walton & Tuggle which took place in Galveston County as well as the motion for a new trial. The documents pertsaining to the resulting case in Henderson County include (but are not limited to) supoenas and citations for summons of persons involved on both sides of the case, exceptions and answers from the defendant (and a later, amended answer), writs of injunction, bonds, a motion to perpetrate injunction, a motion to instruct the jury, a motion to enter evidence for the plaintiff, and a statement to the jury. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the clerk.

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29 documents, folded, in a tie box 23 x 10 cm. 26 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 3 documents are handwritten in ink on printed forms.

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Henderson County District Court cases

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  • 1855-05-14/1856-11-11

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  • May 14, 1855 - November 11, 1856

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Gray, W. M. Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al., cause no. 132, 1855-1856, legal document, 1855-05-14/1856-11-11; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35083/: accessed July 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.