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: 44 of 64
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RULES FOR THE DISTRICT COURT
105. Rules for the gQvernment of the District Court heretofore
made and published, shall be superseded from and after the time
when these rules shall go into effect.
LICENSE OF ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW.
106. In all cases an application in writing must be filed. The
court will require a strict compliance with what is prescribed in
the statute as to residence, good moral character, and honorable
deportment. Applicants for license, upon examination, will be
expected to have studied Blackstone's Commentaries; Kent's
Commentaries; Stephens, Gould, or Chitjy on Pleadings; Story's
Equity Pleadings; First Greenleaf; Starkie, or Phillips on Evidence;
Parsons, Story or Chitty'on Contracts; Story, Parsons or
Daniel on Negotiable Instruments; Story, or Gow on Partnership;
Story's Equity Jurisprudence, or Adams' Equity, or law books
of like character; and to have some general knowledge of the
Constitution and statutes of this State, and of the rules of the
District and Supreme Courts.
RULES OF THE DISTRICT COURT IN APPEALS IN ADIINISTRATION
CASES FROM THE COUNTY COURT.
107. Motions to dismiss appeals shall be placed on the motion
docket and determined as other motions.
108. Motions for certiorari to perfect the record shall be accompanied
by a sworn statement, showing in what particular the.
transcript is defective, unless it shall sufficiently appear by the
record itself. The cost of the motion and additional record, and
of the term if it causes a continuance of the case, shall be taxed
against the appellant, whose duty it is to have a correct record
filed, at the discretion of the court.
109. In appeals from the County Court in cases pertaining to
the estates of deceased persons, the transcript shall not contain
anything which does not relate to the order, decision, or judgment
appealed from. Where the appeal has been taken by the
same person from more than one order, decision, or judgment
entered of record in the same estate, at the same term of the
County Court, all of the proceedings in each appeal being kept
distinct, may be embraced in the same transcript.
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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/m1/44/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .