Documents pertaining to the case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al., cause no. 1306, 1884

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Documents relating to the debt case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al. include the original petition submitted by the plaintiffs' attorney to the District Court of Henderson County and received by the District Clerk on January 9, 1884, a sworn statement by Mr. Murchison, a citation to summon persons to court, and a citation by publication, affixed to which is a sworn statement that items had been printed in a local newspaper and two news clippings with the case description and citation to summon G. W. Ray to court.

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4 documents total, folded, contained in tie box 10 x 23 cm.; 1 document is in an envelope 23 x 10 cm. 1 document is handwritten in ink on a printed form. 3 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 1 document includes a second printed form and newsprint clippings.

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Collins, John January 1884.

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  • Collins, John John Collins Jr., Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

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Documents relating to the debt case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al. include the original petition submitted by the plaintiffs' attorney to the District Court of Henderson County and received by the District Clerk on January 9, 1884, a sworn statement by Mr. Murchison, a citation to summon persons to court, and a citation by publication, affixed to which is a sworn statement that items had been printed in a local newspaper and two news clippings with the case description and citation to summon G. W. Ray to court.

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4 documents total, folded, contained in tie box 10 x 23 cm.; 1 document is in an envelope 23 x 10 cm.
1 document is handwritten in ink on a printed form. 3 documents are handwritten in ink on paper; 1 document includes a second printed form and newsprint clippings.

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Henderson County District Court cases

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  • January 1884

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  • January 10, 1884 - February 18, 1884

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Collins, John. Documents pertaining to the case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al., cause no. 1306, 1884, legal document, January 1884; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth35084/: accessed December 9, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.