The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 4 Page: 1,036
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Laws of the State of Texas.
Embezzlements by Officers of Courts.
IArticle 354a. If any sheriff or .other officer; entitled to collect
money for a party to a suit, shall without the consent of the party
entitled, unlawfully convert the same, or any part thereof, to his
own use, collected by him and justly belonging to such party, h.,
shall be punished as provided in Articles 756 and 757.
Unlawfully Dealing in Jury Script and Witness Fees.
Article 354 b. No 'Clerk or Deputy Clerk, of any District or
County Court, Sheriff or his Deputy, Constable or Coroner, or Justice
of the Peace, shall hereafter be permitted to purchase, or otherwise
acquire from the party interested, any Jury Script or the fees
coming to any witness, in any proceeding whatever, before either
the District or County Court, or the Court of any Justice of the
Peace, or before any Coroner's Inquest; and any officer above mentioned,
guilty of such unlawful dealing, shall be punished by fine
not exceeding one hundred dollars.
Article 372 shall hereafter read as follows:
If any person, by engaging in a riot, shall rescue any person lawfully
arrested or imprisoned, for a felony less than capital, he shall
be punished by confinement in the Penitentiary, not less than two
nor more than seven years.
Article 386 shall hereafter read as follows:
If any white person shall, within this State, knowingly
marry a negro, or a person of mixed blood, descended from
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Gammel, Hans Peter Mareus Neilsen. The Laws of Texas, 1822-1897 Volume 4, book, 1898; Austin, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth6730/m1/1040/?q=white%20color%20negro: accessed June 2, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; .