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: 5 of 64
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Rules for the Courts of Texas.
BY THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TEXAS IT IS PROVIDED,
THAT: "THE SUPREME COURT SHALL HAVE POWER TO MAKE
RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF SAID
COURT, AND THE OTHAR COURTS OF THE STATE, TO REGULATE
PROCEEDINGS AND EXPEDITE THE DISPATCH OF BUSINESS
THEREIN.' (SEC. 25, ART. V OF THE CONSTITUTION OF
Rules of the Supreme Court.
1. The clerk of the Supreme Court shall reside and keep his
office at the place of holding the court at each branch thereof.
[Revised Statutes, Art. 1017.]
2. The clerk shall receive the transcripts delivered and sent
to him, and receipt for the same if required. But he shall not be
required to take a transcript out of the post-office when sent by
mail, unless the postage thereon is fully paid. If he does so, it
must be on behalf of the attorney of the party who sends it, or
the attorney who appears in the case in the Supreme Court, to
whom he must look for refunding the money advanced for that
purpose, and present his bill for the same.
3. The clerk shall indorse his filing upon the transcript, of
the date of its reception, if it comes to his hands properly indorsed,
showing who applied for it and to whom it was delivered,
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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/m1/5/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .