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: 46 of 64
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RULES FOR THE DISTRICT COURT
Third. The time and manner of the presentation of indictment.
Fourth. The indictment or information.
Fifth. The pleas of defendant.
Sixth. The verdict and judgment.
Seven/t. The statement of facts.
Eighth. The charge of the court.
Ninth. The charges refused.
Tenth. Bills of exception.
Eleventh. Motion for new trial, and motion in arrest of judgment,
and notice of appeal.
Twelfth. Such other pleas, motions and orders as are made
during the trial of the cause.
Thirteenth. Final judgment, [or in a misdemeanor case the
the recognizance, or statement that defendant is in jail.]
Fourteenth. Assignment of errors, if any are filed, and request,
if any, to send transcript to a branch of the court other than that
to which the appeal is returnable.
Fifteenth. Certificate of the clerk under the seal of the court,
which shall certify that the transcript contains a true copy of all
the proceedings had in the cause.
114. In preparilng the transcript, the following directions
must also be observed: It shall be written on good paper, on one
side only, in a neat, legible hand, free from erasures and interlineations,
leaving a margin of sufficient width, in which margin
the clerk shall note the name of each proceeding, and the time
of its occurring or being filed, and at the left-hand lower corner,
mark the number of each page. At the end of each paper must
be copied the file marks indorsed thereon, and a space should be
left between the record of each separate paper or proceeding.
115. The transcript must be fastened at the upper end with
tape or ribbon, and sealed over the tie with the seal of the court,
and folded ane endorsed as follows:
"A. B., Appellant,
The State, Appellee.
From county District Court, [or County Court] A. D. 18-"
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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/m1/46/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .