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Documents pertaining to the case of Mrs. E. D. Butler vs. Murphy & Wood, cause no. 103, 1879

Description: Documents relating to the suit of Mrs. E. D. Butler vs. Murphy & Wood include the commission to take depositions of J. M. Smith, the list of interrogatories prepared and agreed upon by the attorneys, and the certification of the transcript as submitted to the Circuit Court for the Eastern District of Texas and received by the District Clerk on December 11, 1879.
Date: December 11, 1879
Creator: Reed, W. M.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al., cause no. 1306, 1884

Description: Documents relating to the debt case of Murchison & Coleman vs. G. W. Ray Et Al. include the original petition submitted by the plaintiffs' attorney to the District Court of Henderson County and received by the District Clerk on January 9, 1884, a sworn statement by Mr. Murchison, a citation to summon persons to court, and a citation by publication, affixed to which is a sworn statement that items had been printed in a local newspaper and two news clippings with the case description and citation to summon G. W. Ray to court.
Date: January 1884
Creator: Collins, John
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Mills & Jackush vs. Almyra Walton, cause no. 136, 1855

Description: Documents relating to the right to property case of Mills & Jackush vs. Almyra Walton include several copies of mark and brand records used by Mr. and Mrs. Walton, as well as documents from the trial which include, but are not limited to: interrogatories to be propounded to Henry Harris with a copy, a citation for Almyra Walton, a subpoena to summon Tandy Howeth, a statement by attorneys about the trial to right of property, exceptions for plaintiff, interrogatories and cross interrogatories to be propounded to Thomas J. Walton, a copy of interrogatories and commissions, a notice from the attorneys of the defendent, statements from two different juries, and the facts, exceptions and rulings judge as well as a statement certifying that the property was not delivered as ruled. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1854 - 1859
Creator: Gray, W. M.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al., cause no. 132, 1855-1856

Description: Documents pertaining to the case of Howeth vs. Mills, et al. include copies of the initial judgement in the case of Mills & Jockush vs. Walton & Tuggle which took place in Galveston County as well as the motion for a new trial. The documents pertsaining to the resulting case in Henderson County include (but are not limited to) supoenas and citations for summons of persons involved on both sides of the case, exceptions and answers from the defendant (and a later, amended answer), writs of injunction, bonds, a motion to perpetrate injunction, a motion to instruct the jury, a motion to enter evidence for the plaintiff, and a statement to the jury. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the clerk.
Date: 1855-05-14/1856-11-11
Creator: Gray, W. M.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. E. Haas, cause no. 471, 1867

Description: Documents relating to the case of the State of Texas vs. J. E. Haas include the statement written by the foreman of the grand jury, A. L. Rice, which outlines the charges, submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and recieved by the Clerk on October 31, 1867. Also includes a writ to bring J. E. Haas into custody, filed November 5, 1870, and a citation to summon Marion McManns & Jeff E. Thompson to court as witnesses, filed November 11, 1870.
Date: 1867 - 1870
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Garner Williams & Co. vs. J. E. Ennis, cause no. 507, 1867

Description: Documents relating to the case of the Garner Williams & Co. vs. J. E. Ennis include the original petition submitted by the attorneys of Garner Williams to the District Court and recieved by the Clerk on November 11, 1867. Attached to the petition are three promisory notes, labeled as exhibits. Also included is a citation to summon J. E. Ennis to court, filed November 16, 1867.
Date: 1867
Creator: Holland, B. C.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 539, 1902

Description: Documents relating to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the cow which Whitley lost due to the negligence of the railroad company, a transfer of cause of actions by Whitley with an attached form for single acknowledgment, what appears to be a release of lien by Adams & Adams to Whitley in return for 2 cows or their value (document is faded and incompletely legible), a bond by Whitley, an Affidavit of Witness' Attendance for H. M. Houston, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co., a transcript of appeal for court costs, and an appeal bond from the T & NORR Co. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County during the months of January and February in the year 1902 and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1902
Creator: Blades, J. R.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll, cause no. 191, 1856

Description: Documents relating to the case of R. H. Alexander vs. Elias A. Carroll include citation to summon witnesses for plaintiff, many copies of interrogatories and cross-interrogatories to be propounded to the witnesses by the attorneys of both parties, notices to parties about the intention to seek answers from witnesses, answers and exceptions, motions to suppress the deposition of Julius Brown, a statement of facts, a statement from the defense, motions for a new trial, special exceptions, and the charge to the court by R. A. Reeves, presiding judge with the jury findings. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1856 - 1859
Creator: Gray, W. M.; Bradshaw, T. & Holland, B. C.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of George W. Hardy vs. D. D. Hassell and W. K Payne, cause no. 540, 1870

Description: Documents relating to the case of George W. Hardy vs. D. D. Hassell and W. K Payne include the original petition which has the original promisory note (written by the defendant February 10, 1866) as an attachment; document was submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and received by the District Clerk on February 10, 1868. Other documetns include citations to summon W. K. Payne and D. D. Hassell, a request for the clerk to send fees due on a writ, and two copies of the execution of the judgement for the plaintiff that also list court fees for the case; one copy of the execution was sent to the sheriff of Henderson County, the other to Navarro County.
Date: 1870
Creator: Holland, B. C. & Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Robert Fain vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 546, 1902

Description: Documents relating to the case of Robert Fain vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the 6 acres of cotton and 6 acres of corn of property loss, a subpoena to summon witnesses for the plaintiff, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co. to court, the bond of Robert Fain, a transcript of appeal for court costs, and the appeal bond of the T & NORR Co. Additionally, the documents include the Notice of Appeal which names a pending case with cause number 2471. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1902
Creator: Blades, J. R.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Eliza Miller vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 547, 1902

Description: Documents relating to the case of Eliza Miller vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the 6 acres of cotton and 6 acres of corn of property loss, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co. to court, a subpoena to summon witnesses for the plaintiff, an Affidavit of Witness' Attendance, the bond of Eliza Miller, a transcript of appeal for court costs, and the appeal bond of the T & NORR Co. Additionally, the documents include the Notice of Appeal which names a pending case with cause number 2472. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1902
Creator: Blades, J. R.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of D. F. Pruitt vs. Leumel Miller and W. B. Stewart, cause no. 576, 1868

Description: Documents relating to the case of D. F. Pruitt vs. Leumel Miller and W. B. Stewart include the petition to the Ninth Judicial District Court, two citations requiring summons of each the defendants, the interrogatories to be propounded to the witnesses, and the answering plea of the defendants as submitted by their attorneys.
Date: 1868
Creator: Holland, B. C.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the the case of E. R. Whatley vs. John H. Derden, cause no. 587, 1874

Description: Documents relating to the debt of John H. Derden to E. R. Whatley include a statement written by the petitioner's attorney, John H. Reagan, submitted to the Judge of the 9th Judicial District and recieved by the District Clerk on September 30, 1874. Affixed to the statement are two promissory notes written by the defendant, labeled 'Exhibit A' and 'Exhibit B.'
Date: September 1874
Creator: Thornton, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of R. R. Powers vs. H. Map, cause no. 588, 1868

Description: Documents relating to the case of R. R. Powers vs. H. Map include two copies of the original petition to Judge Earl submitted the 9th Judicial District Court, and filed by the Clerk on January 15, 1868. Also included are a bond of attachment, filed the same day as well as a writ of attachment and two copies of the citation to summon Map to court filed the following day.
Date: 1868
Creator: Holland, B. C.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company, cause no. 548, 1902

Description: Documents relating to the case of Monroe Whitley vs. Texas & New Orleans Railroad Company include an account with the value of the of the 14 acres of cotton and 5 acres of corn of property loss, a later amendment to the statement naming the value of partial destruction to 30 acres of cotton, a release of lien by Adams & Adams to Whitley in return for a crop of cotton or its value, a bond by Whitley, a citation to summon the T & NORR Co., 3 different subpoenas to summon witnesses for the plaintiff (and a duplicate of one), a transcript of appeal for court costs, and an appeal bond from the T & NORR Co. Documents were submitted to the District Court of Henderson County and filed by the Clerk.
Date: 1902
Creator: Blades, J. R.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to B. C. Wallace as the receiver of the estate and guardian of Campbell minors, cause no. 532, 1896-1904

Description: Documents from the Henderson County Court dating from 1896 to 1904 relating to the appointment of B. C. Wallace as receiver of the estate and guardian for orphan minors W. E. Campbell, May A. Campbell, and Tommie H. Campbell. Included are application, appointment of receiver, oaths and bonds, decree appointing guardian, public notices, inventory, annual reports, orders and reports related to sale and disposition of certain properties, final account, and decree approving final account and closing guardianship.
Date: 1896-11-13 - 1904-12-08
Creator: Warren, B. F. & Carroll, W. L.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, cause no. 1821 [and cause no. 1817], 1886

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Epperson, accused of assault and robbery of Frank Smith, filed February 2, 1886. Documents are witness subpoenas, arrest warrants for Charles Epperson, a request by the district attorney to send a copy of the transcript to a court of appeals in Galveston, the charge of the court written by presiding judge F. A. Williams, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. J. Wofford. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment. Epperson was found guilty and sentenced to ten years in prison.
Date: 1886
Creator: Collins, John, Jr. & Deen, J. T.
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

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 3], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of the State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed March 12, 1947. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. The document, signed by presiding judge R. J. Johnston, orders to the court to pay costs and penalties collected by the court (as a result of the judge's decree) to the Assessor-Collector of Texas of Henderson County, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Item Type: Legal Document