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Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, cause no. 996, 1874/1876

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, arrested for the the theft of 2 steers, filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman, arrest warrants for Alvin Pugh, and witness summons. According to included documents, Pugh was not found in Henderson County at the time of his initial indictment. He was eventually arrested in Hood County on August 10, 1876. Included also are presiding judge M. H. Bonner's instructions to the jury defining the conditions required for a guilty verdict. Pugh was found not guilty of the charges.
Date: 1874/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Amos Etheridge, cause no. 1010, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Amos Etheridge, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed July 17, 1874. Documents are witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note for Amos Etheridge, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment. Ector was found not guilty of the charge.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. B. A. Atwood, cause no. 1127, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. B. A. Atwood, accused of "illegally selling property mortgaged to J. H. Brown & Co.," filed November 26, 1875. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford, a nolle prosequi submitted by the state, witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note for B. A. Atwood, and a request for witness attachments submitted by the defense.
Date: 1874/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Whatley, cause no. 1018, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Whatley, accused of "rape committed on the person of Roxey Page," filed July 18, 1874. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman, arrest warrants for Charles Whatley, witness summons and requests for witness attachments, and a motion for a continuance filed by the defendant's attorney. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the continuance. Whatley was found not guilty.
Date: 1874/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. David Fletcher, cause no. 830, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. David Fletcher, filed March 6, 1874. Documents are a Scire Facias for David Fletcher and a response written by judge J. R. Robbins. Fletcher was charged with murder during the November 1873 term (cause no. 581) and failed to appear in court. The reason, according to Robbins' response, was that Fletcher was shot and killed on October 23, 1873 by William Calhoun.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Richardson, M. E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, cause no. 978, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, accused of "cruel treatment to a mule," filed March 13, 1874. Included are arrest warrants for E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, witness summons, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, bond document for G. C. Meredith, and an "exceptions of defendants" document signed by defense attorney D. C. Davis.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank Lambright, cause no. 1001, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank Lambright, accused of "theft of a wagon and yoke of oxen of the value of $75.00," filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a bond note and arrest warrant for Frank Lambright and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment: "We the Jury find the defendant not guilty," signed by foreman A. A. Marshall.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank McCowan et al., cause no. 1040, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank McCowan, accused of "theft from a Dwelling House (one pr boots) of the value of three dollars," filed November 13, 1874. Documents are an arrest warrant for Frank McCowan (and others) and a bill of indictment (naming Frank McCown et al.) signed by grand jury foreman John Collins. Also named on the warrant and indictment are Henry Wilson, Jene Clifton, Joshua Chase, Alex Alexander, and F. Marcus.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. C. Bullock, cause no. 1029, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. C. Bullock, accused of "theft of one mule of the value of one hundred and twenty dollars from the possession of W. H. Campbell," filed November 11, 1874. Documents are an arrest warrant for H. C. Bullock and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Hardin Hodge, cause no. 999, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Hardin Hodge, accused of rape, filed July 16, 1874. Documents are a witness summons for Mrs. N. E. Hodge, instructions for the jury written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The alleged victim in the case was Nancy Jane Richardson. Written on the back of Judge Bonner's document is the jury's verdict: "We the jury find the Defendant no Guilty," signed by J. Dennis, Foreman of the Jury.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. D. Lewis, cause no. 1016, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. D. Lewis, accused of assault with intent to murder, filed July 18, 1874. Documents include a description of the charge written for the jury by presiding judge M. D. Ector, an arrest warrant and bond note for J. D. Lewis, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment. Lewis was found guilty of simple assault and fined five dollars.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. H. Skinner, cause no. 981, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. H. Skinner, accused "personating an officer," filed March 14, 1874. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, a bond notice and arrest warrant for J. H. Skinner, and a witness summons. Also included is a printed document used by the Henderson County District Court signed by "James H. Skinner, J. P., H. Co." [Justice of the Peace, Henderson County].
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

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

Description: 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.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Richardson, M. E.
Item Type: Legal Document