Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley et al., cause no. 1091, 1875

Description

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley, et al., accused of "assault to murder George Allen whilst in disguise," filed July 31, 1875. Documents include witness summons, attachments, and attachment bonds; a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett; an arrest warrant and bail bonds for John Presley; applications for witness attachments and a motion for a new trial submitted by the defense; an arrest warrant for John Presley, Virgil Wood, Louis Renfroe, Thomas Hodge, Nancy Renfroe, and Emma Allen; a warrant for John Presley; a motion for a continuance submitted ... continued below

Physical Description

43 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 22 x 10 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink and pencil on paper and printed forms.

Creation Information

Bishop, J. B. & Burns, F. M. 1875/1877.

Context

This legal document is part of the collection entitled: Henderson County District Court cases and was provided by Henderson County District Clerk's Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 32 times . More information about this document can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this legal document or its content.

Compilers

Named Persons

People who are significant in some way to the content of this legal document. Additional names may appear in Subjects below.

Audiences

Check out our Resources for Educators Site! We've identified this legal document as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this document useful in their work.

Provided By

Henderson County District Clerk's Office

The Henderson County District Clerk's Office provides residents of Athens and the East Texas county with legal services, including jury selection, passport application processing, managing court registry funds, and maintaining county court records.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this legal document. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Portal.

Description

Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley, et al., accused of "assault to murder George Allen whilst in disguise," filed July 31, 1875. Documents include witness summons, attachments, and attachment bonds; a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett; an arrest warrant and bail bonds for John Presley; applications for witness attachments and a motion for a new trial submitted by the defense; an arrest warrant for John Presley, Virgil Wood, Louis Renfroe, Thomas Hodge, Nancy Renfroe, and Emma Allen; a warrant for John Presley; a motion for a continuance submitted by the defense; bail bonds for Emma Allen; and the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner.

Physical Description

43 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 22 x 10 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink and pencil on paper and printed forms.

Subjects

University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this document in the Portal or other systems.

Collections

This document is part of the following collection of related materials.

Henderson County District Court cases

Henderson County was established in 1846 with its county seat in Athens. Its first courthouse was built in 1850. This collection houses historic legal documents and court cases from the 1850s to the early 1900s.

What responsibilities do I have when using this legal document?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this legal document.

Creation Date

  • 1875/1877

Covered Time Period

Start & End Dates

  • July 26, 1875 - September 10, 1877

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • May 25, 2010, 3:43 p.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this document last used?

Yesterday: 0
Past 30 days: 1
Total Uses: 32

Where

Geographical information about where this legal document originated or about its content.

Map Information

  • map marker Automatically generated Place Name coordinates.
  • Repositioning map may be required for optimal printing.

Mapped Locations

Interact With This Legal Document

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Reading

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Bishop, J. B. & Burns, F. M. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley et al., cause no. 1091, 1875, legal document, 1875/1877; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90550/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.