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[JP Inquest Record, Precinct 7, Cooke County, 1888-1919]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing the minutes of inquests held by various justices of the peace. The inquests concern deaths in the area and note the deceased, witnesses and their statements, and the findings of the Justice of the Peace.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portions of a Book About Pioneer Narratives]

Description: Portion of Narratives of the Early Settlers of the South-West containing the frontier accounts of Colonel Brown, John Shelby, John Rains, and John Carr. Many pages are partially or entirely missing.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Elizabeth Simpson Cooper Memoir]

Description: Photocopy of Elizabeth Simpson Cooper's memoir about her childhood in Virginia and later her time in Kansas after moving westward with her family. In the text of her memoir, she describes her school days in Virginia, church, Cooper family history, "Bleeding Kansas" (the period of conflict over deciding if Kansas would be a free or a slave state), and the Civil War in Kansas as well as her personal encounters with Native Americans in Kansas.
Date: 1931-02-24/1932
Creator: Cooper, Elizabeth Simpson, 1840-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Account Book, 1904]

Description: Journal of finance accounts covering the years 1904 through 1906. The entries are written in pencil.
Date: 1904/1906
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sheriff's Fugitive Record, Cooke County, Early 1900's]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing lists of criminal offenders. They are described by: age; height; eye and hair color; complexion; weight; distinguish marks or "peculiarities" ; their charge; where they are wanted; the name of the associated officer; a reward; and final remarks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1903]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal docket information for the county court. Recorded information includes the names of parties involved, attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders of the court.
Date: 1899/1903
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1899-1904]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal records from the county court. The entries include information on the criminals convicted, their charges, and fines.
Date: 1899/1904
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, County Court, Cooke County, 1897-1899]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, offenses, date of filing, names of witnesses, and orders made by the court.
Date: 1897/1899
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Jail Register, Cooke County, 1897-1910]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a record of prisoners confined in the county jail. Recorded information includes names, age, physical descriptions, dates of confinement, fines, offenses, and names of jailer. The ledger also contains a letter from Cook County Judge J. M. Wright, dated June 21, 1904, regarding his decision in the case of the State of Texas v. [Benye Bawden]. See entry 42 on page 98 of this ledger for more information on the defendant.
Date: 1897/1910
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Pauper Record, Cooke County, 1895-1905]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a register of allowances for paupers. Recorded information includes names, amount allowed, term, and date issued.
Date: 1895/1905
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bar Docket, Criminal County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1897]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing docket information for criminal trials in the county court. Recorded information includes names of parties involved and attorneys, charges filed, date of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1893/1897
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1893-1916]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases.
Date: 1893/1916
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, District Court, Cooke County, 1893-1899]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of a district court. The entries contain the numbers, names, and dates of the cases along with information that happened in court that day.
Date: 1893/1899
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bar Docket, Criminal, County Court, Cooke County, 1889-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing criminal county court records. Recorded information includes names of defendants and attorneys, the charges, dates of indictment, and notes on the proceedings of the court.
Date: 1889-07~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Letterbook 1888-1892

Description: A book of letters written by and received from Charles B. Moore from January 1, 1888 to February 13, 1892. Book is made of leather. Note on front cover: "Reynods, McKinney Tex; Arkansas Travels; 182 Monroe Street; Chicago Ill; 10 cts". Back cover has a pocket and a pen holder. Each page has a header of "Letters Written." Columns which cover two pages are: Month, Who To, Mailed At, Directed To. Includes a general goods flier with a listing of rainfall by month in 1892.
Date: January 1, 1888
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1897]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas, containing criminal docket information that includes attorney names, the names of parties involved, offenses, witnesses, and orders made.
Date: 1887-10~
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Docket, District Court, Cooke County, 1887-1908]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing a list of convicted criminals from the district courts. The entries list contains information on the convicts names, offenses, date of filing, and their sentences.
Date: 1887/1908
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, County Court, Cooke County, 1886-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of the county court involving criminal cases. The entries include information on the name and number of the cases, dates, and descriptions of what happened in the cases.
Date: 1886/1893
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Criminal Minutes, District Court, Cooke County, 1886-1893]

Description: Ledger from Cooke County, Texas containing the minutes of district court cases. Recorded information is listed by case name and number and includes the trial date and notes on the case.
Date: 1886/1893
Creator: Cooke County (Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections