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Judge Peter W. Gray papers

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Identifier: MS 417
Overview The Judge Peter W. Gray papers include extensive handwritten documents on several of Gray’s early Texas district court cases, lectures, speeches, and official documents concerning the creation and organization of the Texas Historical Society. Court cases relate to murder, slavery, counterfeiting, the legal nature of circumstantial evidence and self defense; the notes related to these cases are generally Judge Gray’s direction to juries. The speeches include a speech given by Gray at the...
Dates: 1841-1870

Martin L. Friedland research materials for “The Death of Old Man Rice”

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Identifier: MS 444
Overview This collection documents Dr. Martin Friedland’s research and writing of his book, "The Death of Old Man Rice" (published 1994), and includes rough working notes, manuscript drafts, subject files, and photocopies of the original trial manuscript.
Dates: 1900-1992

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