Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1077, 1875 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1077, 1875

Creator

  • Compiler: Bishop, J. B.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Clerk, District Court, Henderson County
  • Compiler: Eustace, W. T.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Clerk, District Court, Henderson County

Date

  • Creation: 1875/1876

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, accused of assault with attempt to murder W. D. Rounsevall, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include a witness' millage reimbursement receipt, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, a sworn statement by the defendant and request for a continuance, a document submitted by the state protesting the defendant's request for a continuance, witness summons and attachments, a bond note for Asberry McWilliams, an arrest warrant for C. C. McWilliams, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment: "We the jury find the defendant not guilty of an assault with intent to murder but guilty of an aggravated assault upon the said W. D. Rounsevall and assess the find at one hundred ($100,00) dollars."
  • Physical Description: 15 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Government and Law - Legal Documents
  • Named Person: Williams, C. C.
  • Named Person: Rounsevall, W. D.

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Henderson County
  • Time Period: civ-war
  • Start Date: 1875-07-30
  • End Date: 1876-10-30

Collection

  • Name: Henderson County District Court cases
    Code: HDCC

Institution

  • Name: Henderson County District Clerk's Office
    Code: HCDC

Resource Type

  • Legal Document

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: cause no. 1077

Note

  • Digital Preservation: creationAppName: Adobe Photoshop creationAppVersion: CS creationHardware: Epson Expression 10000XL