Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. R. Thacken, cause no. 833[a], 1874

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Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J.R. Thacken, issued January 31, 1874. Document is a Scire Facias issued when Thacken failed to appear in court during the November 1873 term to testify as a State witness in the trial of The State of Texas vs. Henry Gillum Martin Simms, Jr. and George Conway.

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1 document ; 34 x 21 cm., folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Document is handwritten in ink on paper.

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Bishop, J. B. & Richardson, M. E. 1874.

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Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J.R. Thacken, issued January 31, 1874. Document is a Scire Facias issued when Thacken failed to appear in court during the November 1873 term to testify as a State witness in the trial of The State of Texas vs. Henry Gillum Martin Simms, Jr. and George Conway.

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1 document ; 34 x 21 cm., folded, in an envelope 24 x 11 cm. Document is handwritten in ink on paper.

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  • 1874

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  • October 16, 1873 - February 28, 1874

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Bishop, J. B. & Richardson, M. E. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. R. Thacken, cause no. 833[a], 1874, legal document, 1874; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90705/: accessed December 10, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.