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Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, cause no. 1059, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed March 13, 1875. Documents include witness summons, a bail bond for H. M. Martin, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, an arrest warrant for H. M. Martin, a bill of indictment signed by presiding judge D. A. Owen, and a motion to arrest judgment and a motion for a new trial written by the defendant's attorneys (Faulk and Faulk and Thomas). The jury's verdict is written on the back of the judge's charge: "We the jury find the defendant guilty and assess his fine at forty-five dollars."
Date: 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, cause no. 1064, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed March 13, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, an arrest warrant and bond note for H. M. Martin, and a witness summons. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment. Martin was found guilty and fined $25.
Date: 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
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. Henry Allen, cause no. 1088, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Henry Allen, accused of "felloneous theft from a house," filed July 31, 1875. Documents are a motion in arrest of judgment and a motion for a new trial submitted by the defense, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett, and the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. D. Ector. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the charge; Henry was found guilty and sentenced to two years in the state penitentiary.
Date: 1875
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. Jack Lewis, cause no. 976, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jack Lewis, accused of aggravated assault and battery against Joe Poulk, filed on March 13, 1874. Included are appearance bonds, witness summons, instructions for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, and an indictment of Jack Lewis signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison.
Date: 1874 - 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Cooper, cause no. 997, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Cooper, accused of assault and battery, filed July 16, 1874. Documents are witness summons and a bill of indictment signed by jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The trial jury's verdict is also written on the back of the bill of indictment. Cooper was found guilty and fined 5 dollars.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Smith, cause no. 1025, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Smith, accused of "theft of a bale of cotton from the possession of D. N. Dickerson and of the value of $50.00," filed July 20, 1874. Documents are an arrest warrant and bail note for James Smith, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jesse Persons and Wilburn Johnson, cause no. 1011, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jesse Persons and Wilburn Johnson, accused of "aggravated assault and battery on the person of D. J. Milling," filed July 17, 1874. Documents include arrest warrants for Jesse Persons and Wilburn Johnson, a bond note for Jesse Persons, a motion by the defendant's attorneys, a witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by the grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment. The defendants were found guilty and fined $1.00. Also included is a motion for a new trial filed on behalf of Jesse Persons.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jesse Persons, cause no. 1008, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jesse Persons, accused of "aggravated assault and battery on the person of D. J. Milling," filed July 17, 1874. Documents include witness summons, arrest warrants and a bond note for Jesse Persons, a motion by Persons' attorney, 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. Persons was found guilty and fined five dollars.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document