Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, cause no. 1121, 1875

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, accused of assault with attempt to murder Jack Ody, filed November 26, 1875. Documents include witness attachments, summons, and subpoenas; a motion for a new trial filed on behalf of the defendant; the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner; arrest warrants for Abe Wiley; bond notes for Abe Wiley and Jack Ody; applications for witness attachments submitted by the state and the defense; and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. A verdict (guilty) is written on ...

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21 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. & Eustace, W. T. 1875/1879.

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, accused of assault with attempt to murder Jack Ody, filed November 26, 1875. Documents include witness attachments, summons, and subpoenas; a motion for a new trial filed on behalf of the defendant; the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner; arrest warrants for Abe Wiley; bond notes for Abe Wiley and Jack Ody; applications for witness attachments submitted by the state and the defense; and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. A verdict (guilty) is written on the back of the charge. Wiley was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary.

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21 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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  • 1875/1879

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  • September 29, 1875 - October 14, 1879

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Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, cause no. 1121, 1875, legal document, 1875/1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90557/: accessed August 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.