Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890 Page: 20 of 64
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RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT
CUSTODY OF TRANSCRIPT.
60. Neither the transcript nor any of the papers in a case
shall be withdrawn from the custody of the clerk, nor taken from
his office or the court-room, without a receipt left therefor.
61. Cases, after submission, are no longer under the control
of the attorneys, and the clerk will not let the transcripts of such
cases go out of his office, if deposited there, except on the order
of one of the justices of the court.
62. Original papers sent up with the transcript by order oi
the District Court for the inspection of the Supreme Court, will
be retained in the office, and will not be allowed to go out of the
custody of the clerk of the Supreme Court, except by order oA
one of the justices of the court, which order must be filed witi
the paprs of the cause.
63. The clerk shall -furnish the parties and counsel with all
opportunity, when reasonably applied to for that purpose, to ink
spect the records, judgments, papers, opinions, books, and
dockets in his office in which they may be interested; but he
shall not be required to permit copies thereof to be taken without
his consent. He shall, upon tender of reasonable compensation,
give certified copies of the records of his office.
64. The clerk shall be responsible for every transcript or
other paper in a cause 'that is missing from his office, unless he
can produce the receipt of an attorney for the same, or otherwise
show, by satisfactory evidence, that some one took it from his
custody or from the court-room without his consent, or that said
transcript had passed into the hands of one of the justices of the
court, and had not been returned to his custody.
65. No attorney shall take a transcript or other paper belonging
to the case from the court-room or the office of the clerk
without leaving a receipt therefor with the clerk. And no,
attorney shall take, or suffer to be taken, any transcript or other
paper for which he has receipted, out of the reach of the court,
so that it cannot be produced in court or in the clerk's office
when it is needed.
66. The reporter shall have access to the minutes, judgment;
transcripts, and briefs filed therewith, and opinions in the cased
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Morse, Charles S. Rules for the courts of Texas: adopted by order of the Supreme Court at Tyler on the first day of December, A.D. 1877: together with amendments thereto at various times up to the close of the Austin term, A.D. 1890, book, 1890; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5830/m1/20/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .