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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

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joe G. Warriner, cause no. 1005, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Joe G. Warriner, accused of the murder of J. C. Bizzell, filed July 17, 1875. Documents include an arrest warrant for Joe G. Warriner, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman. Also included is a document by presiding judge M. H. Bonner outlining the charge and the positions of the State and the defendant. Warriner pled not guilty to the charge of murder, contending that he was reacting in self defense to an attack by Bizzell. The jury's verdict, finding Warriner not guilty, is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Turgerson, cause no. 1017, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Turgerson, accused of carrying a pistol, filed July 18, 1874. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman, witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note for John Turgerson, and a document affirming mileage compensation for Smith McGlothlin, who served as a witness in Turgerson's trial. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment. Turgerson was found not guilty.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Nick Henson, cause no. 1062, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. M. Martin, accused of "illegally marking and branding one 3 year old Beef steer belonging to J. P. Baugh," filed March 13, 1875. Documents are an arrest warrant and bond note for Nick Henson, a witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen.
Date: 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. R. A. Day, cause no. 1072, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. R. A. Day, accused of carrying a pistol, filed July 30, 1875. Documents are witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note for R. A. Day, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.
Date: 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Rachel Boyd, cause no. 964, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Rachel Boyd, accused of theft from a house, filed by the Clerk on March 12, 1874. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, an arrest warrant for Rachel Boyd, a witness summons, and a statement setting the court date and penal sum for Rachael Boyd.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document