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Scire Facias No. 918, August 3, 1959

Description: Scire Facias Number 918 for the State of Texas versus Woodrow Griffin, Principal, and John J. Herrera, Surety, regarding the forfeiture of the bond guaranteed by Herrera.
Date: August 3, 1959
Creator: State of Texas
Item Type: Legal Document

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Dan Walton - 1959-07-18]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Dan Walton requesting additional time while Herrera tries to get a suspect, Trinidad Liendo, back into custody from Mexico so as not to forfeit the bond Herrera posted for him.
Date: July 18, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Notice of Capias Pro Fine Issued to John J. Herrera - 1959-06-23]

Description: Letter from the office of C. V. "Buster" Kern, Sheriff, Harris County, informing John J. Herrera that Capias Pro Fine had been filed on the Woodrow Griffin case demanding payment within five days. On front: "Vol 137 page 236 [?], filed Feb. 25,1960,[?] N. Main, Ca 27345"
Date: June 23, 1959
Creator: Kern, Clairville V.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Peres to John J. Herrera - 1959-05-23]

Description: Letter from John J. Peres to John J. Herrera, typed on Port Shipyard letterhead, and dated May 23, 1959. In the letter, Peres explains why he will not be at the convention in Chicago and why he is no longer an active member of League of United Latin American Citizens.
Date: May 23, 1959
Creator: Peres, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-05-11]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel recommending his friend Phil J. Montalbo be appointed to one of the four new district courts in Harris County, on the virtues of his education, community service, and the respect it would garner from the Latin American community to have one of their members so recognized. The letter is stamped with the word COPY in red.
Date: May 11, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Price Daniel to John J. Herrera - 1959-04-16]

Description: Letter from Governor Price Daniel thanking John J. Herrera for his recommendations of Judges Jimmie Duncan and Wendell A. Odom, though Daniel explains that he already has some "long-standing commitments" for appointments. The letter is typed on paper with a Executive Department Austin, Texas letterhead.
Date: April 16, 1959
Creator: Daniel, Price
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-04-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel praising the passing of a bill to create two new district courts in Harris County, in light of the severe backlog of cases they were experiencing. Herrera recommends Judge Wendell A. Odom to be appointed to one of the courts, listing his good qualities.
Date: April 13, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Price Daniel - 1959-04-13]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Governor Price Daniel praising the passing of a bill by the House of Representatives to create two more criminal district courts in Harris County in light of their severe backlog of cases. Herrera also suggests Judge Jimmie Duncan to be appointed to one of the courts. The letter is typed on paper with the Law Offices of John J. Herrera letterhead. "COPY" is stamped across the page in red. A handwritten note reads: "'For the record' The original to this letter was NOT sent!"
Date: April 13, 1959
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter