Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, cause no. 1059, 1875

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed March 13, 1875. Documents include witness summons, a bail bond for H. M. Martin, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, an arrest warrant for H. M. Martin, a bill of indictment signed by presiding judge D. A. Owen, and a motion to arrest judgment and a motion for a new trial written by the defendant's attorneys (Faulk and Faulk and Thomas). The jury's verdict is written on the back of the judge's charge: ...

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11 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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Bishop, J. B. 1875.

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed March 13, 1875. Documents include witness summons, a bail bond for H. M. Martin, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, an arrest warrant for H. M. Martin, a bill of indictment signed by presiding judge D. A. Owen, and a motion to arrest judgment and a motion for a new trial written by the defendant's attorneys (Faulk and Faulk and Thomas). The jury's verdict is written on the back of the judge's charge: "We the jury find the defendant guilty and assess his fine at forty-five dollars."

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11 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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Related cause nos. are 1060, 1061, and 1064. Some documents list all four cause numbers.

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  • 1875

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  • March 13, 1875 - August 3, 1875

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  • May 25, 2010, 3:43 p.m.

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Bishop, J. B. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, cause no. 1059, 1875, legal document, 1875; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90531/: accessed September 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.