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: 45 of 64
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OF THE STATE OF TEXAS.
RULES GOVERNING IN CRIMINAL CASES IN COUNTY AND DISTRICT
110. The clerks of the District and County Courts shall record
the proceedings had in their courts in the order of time in
which they occur.
111. The record should show, and it should appear in the
transcripts of the record for the Court of AppealsFirst.
That the indictment was presented in open court, a
quorum ot the grand jury being present.
Second. That the defendant plead to the indictment, or that a
plea was entered for him.
Third. In capital felonies, that the defendant was arraigned
and plead, or that upon his refusal to plead, a plea was entered
by the court.
Fourth. That the jury trying the cause were impaneled and
sworn according to law.
Fifth. That a final judgment was entered in the cause.
112. Transcripts of the record, for the Court of appeals, shall
not be incumbered with copies of capiases, bonds, recognizances,
subpoenas, attachments for witnesses, or any of the proceedings
had on a former trial, where a new trial has been granted, unless
there is some question expressly raised on the trial, with reference
to such proceedings, which requires revision in the Court of
Appeals, or in scire facias cases, on appeal or writ of error.
113. In preparing transcripts the following order shall be observed,
First. The index, which must refer to the proceedings in the
order they appear in the record.
Second. The caption, which shall be as follows: "The State
of Texas, County of
. At a term of the Court, begun
and holden within and for the County of ---at --on
, A. D. 18-, and which adjourned
on the --. day of
, A. D. 18-, the Hon. ---, judge
thereof, presiding, the following cause came on for trial, to-wit:
( i The State of Texas,
C A. B
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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/m1/45/: accessed February 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .