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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

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. S. P. Miller and J. F. Wofford, cause no. 990, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. S. P. Miller and J. F. Wofford, accused of "keeping [an] illegal pigeonhole, or gambling table," filed March 14, 1874. Includes a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, bail notes and an arrest warrant for J. F. Wofford and S. P. Miller, and witness summons.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Samuel Walker, cause no. 1065, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Samuel Walker, accused of disturbing religious worship of lawful assembly, filed March 13, 1875. Documents are a witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note from Smith County, a charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen. 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. W. T. Swindle, cause no. 1050, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. W. T. Swindle, accused of "assault and battery on the person of Thomas Bond," filed March 11, 1875. Documents are a transcript of the proceedings signed by W. L. McNeil, J. P., a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, a charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector, a document stating the defendant's plea, an arrest warrant and bond note for W. T. Swindle, a witness summons, a motion in arrest of judgment and a motion for a new trial written by the defendant's attorney Jno. T. Jones, and a special exceptions document by district attorney A. E. Richardson. According to the transcript, Swindle pled guilty and was fined 5 dollars.
Date: 1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
Item Type: Legal Document