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Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Starling Atwood, cause no. 1004, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Starling Atwood, accused of carrying a pistol, filed July 16, 1874. Documents are a witness subpoena for B. A. Atwood and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman N. P. Coleman.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. T. Williams et al., cause no. 986, 1874
Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. T. Williams, et al., filed March 14, 1874. Bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F Munchison.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas E. Pelham, cause no. 1117, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas E. Pelham, accused of pursuing the "vocation of keeping a hotel" without a license, filed November 27, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by B. W. J. Wofford and an arrest warrant for Pelham.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. W. T. Swindle, cause no. 1050, 1875
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William D. Rounsevall and C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1052, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Rounsevall and C. C. McWilliams, accused of "loud and vociferous talking in the store house of Thos. F. Munchison and N. P. Coleman," filed March 11, 1875. Documents are arrest warrants and bond notes for William Rounsevall and C. C. McWilliams and witness summons.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Holseuback, cause no. 834, 1874
Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Holseuback, accused of theft of a mare, issued January 31, 1874. Document is a bond note that names William Holseuback as the defendant and D. M. Dickerson and H. C. Dickerson as his securities.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Sloane, cause no. 972, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Sloane, accused of "Theft of a Bale of Cotton of fifty dollars," filed March 13, 1874. Included are attachments and summons for witnesses, a written statement by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, an arrest warrant for William Sloane, and bond notices for John Hannah and William Taylor.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Bass Cook, cause no. 794, 1906
Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Bass Cook, accused of disturbing the peace, filed January 24, 1906. Document is a complaint. There are some drawings on one back panel of the document.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jackson Miller, principal, William Swancy, and Armstead Otty, securities, cause no. 867 and cause no. 738, 1872
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jackson Miller, principal, William Swancy, and Armstead Otty, securities, accused of "aggravated assault and battery of J. D. Lewis," filed July 1, 1872. Documents include an answer from the defense, a scire facias, and a bond.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Pruitt, et al, Cause no. 872 and Cause no. 753, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Pruitt, principal, D. M. Dickenson and Wiley Taylor, securities, filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a scire facias, an answer, and a bond.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jason Bonner, cause no. 881a, 1874
Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Bonner, filed May 9, 1874. Document is a scire facias for Lum Street and Dolphus Copeland.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas Erwin, principal, J. H. Owen, E. L. Smith, O. M. Airheart, securities, cause no. 878, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas Erwin, principal, J. H. Owen, E. L. Smith, O. M. Airheart, securities, filed July 16, 1874. Documents include a scifa, a letter of indictment, and a bond.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley et al., cause no. 1091, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Presley, et al., accused of "assault to murder George Allen whilst in disguise," filed July 31, 1875. Documents include witness summons, attachments, and attachment bonds; a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett; an arrest warrant and bail bonds for John Presley; applications for witness attachments and a motion for a new trial submitted by the defense; an arrest warrant for John Presley, Virgil Wood, Louis Renfroe, Thomas Hodge, Nancy Renfroe, and Emma Allen; a warrant for John Presley; a motion for a continuance submitted by the defense; bail bonds for Emma Allen; and the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, cause no. 1121, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Abe Wiley, accused of assault with attempt to murder Jack Ody, filed November 26, 1875. Documents include witness attachments, summons, and subpoenas; a motion for a new trial filed on behalf of the defendant; the charge of the court written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner; arrest warrants for Abe Wiley; bond notes for Abe Wiley and Jack Ody; applications for witness attachments submitted by the state and the defense; and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. A verdict (guilty) is written on the back of the charge. Wiley was sentenced to two years in the penitentiary.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Alvin Pugh, cause no. 996, 1874/1876
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. B. A. Atwood, cause no. 1127, 1875
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1077, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, accused of assault with attempt to murder W. D. Rounsevall, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include a witness' millage reimbursement receipt, the charge for the jury written by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, a sworn statement by the defendant and request for a continuance, a document submitted by the state protesting the defendant's request for a continuance, witness summons and attachments, a bond note for Asberry McWilliams, an arrest warrant for C. C. McWilliams, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett. The jury's verdict is written on the back of the indictment: "We the jury find the defendant not guilty of an assault with intent to murder but guilty of an aggravated assault upon the said W. D. Rounsevall and assess the find at one hundred ($100,00) dollars."
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Whatley, cause no. 1018, 1874
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. E. Godwin, cause no. 1024, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. E. Godwin, accused of "assault with intent to murder Jason Holly," filed July 20, 1974. Documents are an arrest warrant for E. E. Godwin, a witness summons, and a motion to quash the trial submitted by the defendant's attorneys.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank McCowan et al., cause no. 1040, 1874
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. C. Bullock, cause no. 1029, 1874
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Henry Jennings, cause no. 1056, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Henry Jennings, accused of "rape committed on the person of Rachel Boyd," filed March 13, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen and arrest warrants for Jennings in Smith, Henderson, and Gregg Counties.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Henry Richardson, cause no. 1081, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Henry Richardson, accused of theft of one hog owned by W. C. Larkin, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett, witness summons and attachments, an arrest warrant and bail bond for Henry Richardson, and a nolle prosequi submitted by the county attorney.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ira Bond, cause no. 1054, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Ira Bond, accused of assault with intent to murder W. T. Swindle, filed March 11, 1875. Document are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, witness summons and appearance bonds, an arrest warrant for Ira Bond, and an application for subpoenas. A not guilty verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Hanks and G. W. Knight, cause no. 1078, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James Hanks and G. W. Knight, accused of theft of an estray steer, filed July 30, 1875. Documents include witness subpoenas, an arrest warrant for James Hanks and G. W. Knight, a bond note for G. W. Knight, capias ad respondendum for the defendants, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett, a request for subpoenas and a motion to quash the proceedings submitted by the defense.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. James M. Miller, cause no. 1111, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. James M. Miller, accused of theft of one cow property of N. P. Coleman, filed November 24, 1875. Documents are an arrest warrant and bond note for James M. Miller, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman B. W. Wofford. A verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jason Holly, cause no. 1057, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Jason Holly, accused of "theft of one hog the property of W. T. Sutton," filed March 13, 1875. Documents include witness summons, an application for subpoenas submitted by the defendant's attorney, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, witness summons and attachments, and an arrest warrant for Jason Holly.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John A. Baker, cause no. 1038, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John A. Baker, accused of illegally carrying a pistol, filed November 13, 1874. Documents are arrest warrants for John A. Baker in Kaufman and Henderson Counties, a bail bond for John A. Baker, witness summons, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Gilbert, cause no. 1086, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John Gilbert, accused of stealing "from the possession of Jack Glazr ... 7 head of horses of the value of one hundred & forty-dollars," filed July 31, 1875. Documents include witness summons, attachments and attachment bonds, a bail bond for John Gilbert, an order for subpoenas submitted by the defense, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett, and a nolle prosequi submitted by the defense.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John R. Jones, cause no. 1051, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John R. Jones, accused of "assault with intent to murder John B. Hines," filed March 11, 1875. Documents include an arrest warrant for John R. Jones, witness summons, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, a request for special charges by the defendant's attorney Jno. R. Jones, and a document of the charges written to for the jury by presiding judge M. D. Ector.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John S. Stewart, cause no. 1034, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John S. Stewart, accused of "assault and battery upon the person of one human Christian man," filed November 12, 1874. Documents include witness summons, an arrest warrant and bail note for John S. Stewart, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins, and a plea for acquittal filed on behalf of the defendant.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. John W. Williams, cause no. 1030, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. John W. Williams, accused of "theft of one horse of the value of fifty dollars from the possession of L. W. Hobgood," filed November 11, 1874. Documents are two arrest warrants for John W. Williams and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins. Williams was not found in the county at the time of the indictment (November 1874); a second arrest warrant was issued in November 1876.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Lewis Walters [Taylor], cause no. 1037, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Lewis Walters (Taylor), accused of "assault with intent to murder W. H. Edwards," filed November 12, 1874. Documents include arrest warrants and a bond note for Lewis Taylor, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins, witness summons, and an arrest warrant for Lewis Walters. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Richard Burton, cause no. 1044, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Richard Burton, accused of theft from a house (of one bed quilt), filed November 13, 1874. Documents include witness subpoenas, a charge for the jury by presiding judge M. H. Bonner, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Sam Franks, cause no. 1103, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Sam Franks, accused of theft of twenty-three ears of corn, valued at twenty-five cents, from the possession of W. C. Larkin, filed August 4, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett and an arrest warrant, bail bond, and capias for Sam Franks.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas Bonds, cause no. 1049, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Thomas Bonds, accused of "assault with intent to murder W. T. Swindle," filed March 11, 1875. Documents include a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman D. A. Owen, witness summons, appearance bonds, and an arrest warrant for Thomas Bonds. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Timothy Davis, cause no. 1032, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Timothy Davis, accused of "theft of (3) hogs from the possession of N. T. Avant," filed November 11, 1874. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman John Collins, witness summons, an arrest warrant and bail note for Timothy Davis, and a document for the jury written by presiding judge M. D. Ector. Ector writes "the state has introduced no proof ... and there being no evidence against the defendant you will return your verdict in this form 'We the jury find the defendant not guilty.' " This verdict is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Tine Shelton and Jack Shelton, cause no. 1107, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Tine and Jack Shelton, accused of assault with attempt to murder W. M. Hopson, filed November 24, 1875. Documents include witness subpoenas and attachments; a bond note for H. E. Shelton; a request for severance for Jack Shelton; arrest warrants for Tine Shelton and Jack Shelton; a medical excuse for H. E. Shelton; application for subpoenas submitted by the defendants' attorneys; an application for a continuance, a motion for a new trial, and bills of exemption submitted by Tine Shelton; a motion to quash submitted by the defendants; 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: "We the jury find the defendant gilty (sic) and assess his punishment two yeares (sic) is the state ... penitentiary."
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. W. Y. Carver, cause no. 1113, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. W. Y. Carver, accused of assault to murder John Perry, filed November 25, 1875. Documents include witness summons and attachments, bond notes for W. Y. Carver and John Perry, requests for subpoenas, arrest warrants for W. Y. Carver, and a bill of indictment signed by B. W. J. Wofford. Carver was found not guilty.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Webb Berry, cause no. 1128, 1875
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Webb Berry, accused of "seriously threatening to take the life of Jno. A. Sharpe," filed November 26, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by B. W. J. Wofford, a witness summons, an arrest warrant and bond note for Webb Berry, and an application for a subpoena submitted by the defense.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Stamper, cause no. 1020, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Stamper, accused of "assault with intent to murder H. W. McNeil," filed July 18, 1874. Documents are arrest warrants for William Stamper, 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 indictment. Stamper was found not guilty.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. David Fletcher, cause no. 830, 1874
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. R. Thacken, cause no. 833[a], 1874
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.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Mary Robertson, cause no. 828, 1873
Document related to the case of the The State of Texas vs. Mary Robertson, filed March 6, 1874. Document is a Scire Facias issued January 31, 1874 when Robertson failed to appear in court in November 1873, after having entered into an attachment bond. She was to serve as a witness for the defendant in the case of The State of Texas vs. S. H. Rhodes. Robertson was fined $100 for contempt of court and ordered to appear in court on the 2nd Monday in March 1874.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Rachael Robertson, cause no. 829[a], 1874
Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Rachael Robertson, filed March 6, 1874. Document is a Scire Facias issued when Robertson failed to appear in court as a witness in the case of The State of Texas vs. I. H. Rhodes on October 8, 1873.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. The Sheriff of Harris County, cause no. 831, 1873
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. The Sheriff of Harris County, filed March 21, 1874. Documents are a Scire Facias and arrest warrant for the sheriff of Harris County. The sheriff (unnamed in these documents) failed to appear in court to testify as a witness in the case of The State of Texas vs. Mack Coleman in 1873. It was ordered that the sheriff be arrested until a fine of $100 was collected.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. The Sheriff of Harris County, cause no. 832, 1873
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. The Sheriff of Harris County, filed March 21, 1874. Documents are a Scire Facias and arrest warrant for the sheriff of Harris County. The sheriff (unnamed in these documents) failed to appear in court to testify as a witness in the case of The State of Texas vs. Mack Irwin in 1873. It was ordered that the sheriff be arrested until a fine of $100 was collected.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William H. Selman, cause no. 835, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William H. Selman, accused of theft of a cow, filed March 1873. Documents are a "scieri facies" describing Selman's arrest, indictment, bond and failure to appear in court in November 1873 (issued January 31, 1874) and the defendant's response to that document. According to Selman's response, he was ill during the time of his initial indictment.
Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Selman, cause no. 837, 1873
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. William Selman, accused of "illegally marking [a] 3 year old yearling," filed March 1973. Documents are a Scieri Facies describing Selman's failure to appear in court during the November term of 1873 and the defendant's response. Selman claimed to be "violently sick" at the time of his trial.
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. W. William, prin., John McLaughlin, security, cause no. 882, 1874
Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. J. W. William, prin., John McLaughlin, security, accused of "illegal marking branding," filed May 21, 1874. Documents include a bond, and a scire facias.