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: 38 of 64
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RULES FOR THE DISTRICT COURT
ments therein only referred to and directed to be copied shall not
be deemed a patt of the record.
73. Where there is no dispute about, or question made upon,
the validity or correctness in the form of a deed, or its record, a
will or its probate, record of a court, or any written instrument
adduced in evidence, it should be described (and not copied), or
its legal effect as evidence stated, as a fact established.
74. When questions are raised on such instruments as are
mentioned in the preceding rules, only so much or such parts of
thenl shall be copied into che statement of facts as may le necessary
to present the question, and the balance of them shall only
be described, or presented, as prescribed in the preceding rule.
75. The commissions, notices and interrogatories in depositions,
adduced in evidence, shall in no case be inserted or copied
into a statement of facts, but the evidence thus taken and admitted
shall appear in the statement of facts, in the same manner as
though the witness had been on the stand in giving his evidence,
and not otherwise, in form or substance.
75a. Neither the notes of a stenographer taken upon the trial,
nor a copy thereof made at length shall be filed as a statement
of facts; but the statement made therefrom shall be condensed
throughout in accordance with the spirit of the foregoing rules
upon this subject.
76. The clerk of the District Court shall keep a court docket
in a well-bound book, ruled into columns, in which he shall
enter, in the first column, number of case and name of attorneys;
second, names of the parties; third, nature of the action; fourthk,
the pleas; fifth, rulings of former terms; sixlth, the motions and
rulings of the present term.
77. The cases shall be placed on the docket as they are filed.
78. The clerk shall at each term make out two copies of thiN
docket, one for the use of the court, and one for the use of thi
79. In preparing the court docket, it shall be the duty of the
clerk to designate, the suits by regular consecutive numbers,
called file numbers, and he shall mark on each paper in every
case, the file number of the cause.
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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/m1/38/: accessed May 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .