Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Guerry and Amanda Madden, cause no. 840, 1873

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Guerry and Amanda Madden, accused of adultery, filed March 15, 1873. Documents include the charge of the court signed by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, witness summons and attachments, bond notes for Amanda and James Gerry, attachment bonds, arrest warrants for James Guerry and Amanda Madden, and two bills of indictment signed by grand jury foremen T. F. Munchison and E. A. Caroll. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the charge.

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14 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 23 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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Bishop, J. B.; Thompson, Jeff E. & Richardson, M. E. 1873/1874.

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Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Guerry and Amanda Madden, accused of adultery, filed March 15, 1873. Documents include the charge of the court signed by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, witness summons and attachments, bond notes for Amanda and James Gerry, attachment bonds, arrest warrants for James Guerry and Amanda Madden, and two bills of indictment signed by grand jury foremen T. F. Munchison and E. A. Caroll. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the charge.

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14 documents ; various sizes, folded, in an envelope 23 x 11 cm. Documents are handwritten in ink on paper and printed forms.

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  • 1873/1874

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  • March 10, 1873 - July 17, 1874

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Bishop, J. B.; Thompson, Jeff E. & Richardson, M. E. Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Guerry and Amanda Madden, cause no. 840, 1873, legal document, 1873/1874; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90714/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Henderson County District Clerk's Office.