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Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. C. C. McWilliams, cause no. 1077, 1875

Description: 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."
Date: 1875/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charles Whatley, cause no. 1018, 1874

Description: 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.
Date: 1874/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charley Thompson, cause no. 1105, 1875

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Charley Thompson, accused of "illegally marking a yearling belonging to W. H. Martin," filed August 4, 1875. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman James Aariett, a witness summons, and an arrest warrant and bond note for Charley Thompson. 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. Columbus Norwood and Frank McCurley, cause no. 629, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Columbus Norwood and Frank McCurley, accused of theft of 20 hogs owned by Elizabeth Carmichael, filed November 18, 1871. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman W. C. Holland, an arrest warrant for C. F. McCurley, and a witness subpoena.
Date: 1871
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. D. M. Weir, cause no. 626, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Dr. D. M. Weir, accused of "pursing the occupation of a physician without first having paid his taxes," filed July 13, 1871. Documents are an indictment signed by grand jury foreman W. H. Campbell, an arrest warrant and bond note for Dr. D. M. Weir, a witness subpoena, and two witness affidavits.
Date: 1871
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Daniel Tannehill, cause no. 624, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Daniel Tannehill, accused of aggravated assault and battery on the person of John Collins, Jr., filed August 1, 1871. Documents are affidavits submitted by M. V. Phillips and district attorney Thomas D. Evans, an arrest warrant and bond note for Daniel Tannehill, and witness affidavits. The verdict is written on the back of the Evans' affidavit; Tannehill was found guilty and fined one dollar and ninety-three cents.
Date: 1871
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. David Fletcher, cause no. 830, 1874

Description: 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.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Richardson, M. E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Dock Foreman, cause no. 596, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Dock Foreman, accused of theft of a gilding, filed July 11, 1871. Documents include a bond note and arrest warrant for Dock Foreman, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman W. H. Campbell, witness subpoenas and attachments, a request for subpoenas submitted by the defendant's attorney, and the charge of the court.
Date: 1871/1872
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, cause no. 978, 1874

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, accused of "cruel treatment to a mule," filed March 13, 1874. Included are arrest warrants for E. Meredith and G. C. Meredith, witness summons, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman T. F. Munchison, bond document for G. C. Meredith, and an "exceptions of defendants" document signed by defense attorney D. C. Davis.
Date: 1874
Creator: Bishop, J. B.
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

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Frank McCowan et al., cause no. 1040, 1874

Description: 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.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. G. W. H. Allen, cause no. 613, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. G. W. H. Allen, accused of aggravated assault and battery on the person of H. C. Bullock, filed July 12, 1871. Documents are a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman W. H. Campbell, arrest warrants and a bond for G. W. H. Allen, a witness subpoena, and an appearance bond for G. W. H. Allen from Smith County.
Date: 1871/1872
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. George Jackson, cause no. 603, 1871

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. George Jackson, accused of aggravated assault and battery on the person of William Clifton, filed July 12, 1871. Documents are two bond notes for George Jackson, a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman W. H. Campbell, an arrest warrant for George Jackson, and a subpoena.
Date: 1871
Creator: Thompson, Jeff E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Green Denson, cause no. 838, 1873

Description: Documents related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Green Denson, accused of assault with attempt to murder Henry Gillum, filed March 15, 1873. Documents include witness summons and attachments, attachment bonds, arrest warrants and a bond for Green Denson, and a bill of indictment signed by grand jury foreman E. A. Caroll. The jury's verdict (not guilty) is written on the back of the bill of indictment.
Date: 1873/1876
Creator: Bishop, J. B.; Thompson, Jeff E. & Richardson, M. E.
Item Type: Legal Document

Documents pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. H. C. Bullock, cause no. 1029, 1874

Description: 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.
Date: 1874/1875
Creator: Bishop, J. B. & Eustace, W. T.
Item Type: Legal Document

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