Bilingual Decree for "A Plan for the Better Regulation of the Administration of Justice in Texas," dated Apr. 17, 1834

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Title

Bilingual Decree for "A Plan for the Better Regulation of the Administration of Justice in Texas," dated Apr. 17, 1834

Description

An 1834 bilingual decree issued in the state of Texas y Coahuila, outlining laws for the appointment of constables, sheriffs, judges, and juries and delimiting the powers of each. The document also describes proper trial procedures, various appeals processes, and miscellaneous matters such as the dress of judges.

Creator

Francisco Vidaurri y Villaseñor

Source

Special Collections, Smith Library Center, Southwestern University

Files

Plan para el mejor arreglo de la administracion de justicia en Texas (compressed).pdf

Citation

Francisco Vidaurri y Villaseñor, “Bilingual Decree for "A Plan for the Better Regulation of the Administration of Justice in Texas," dated Apr. 17, 1834,” Digital Texas Heritage Resource Center , accessed January 23, 2020, https://texasheritage.omeka.net/items/show/31.

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