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Collection Reference Number GLC06624.04
From Archive Folder Collection of fifteen documents signed by eleven of the signers of 1836 Texas Declaration of Independence 
Title Affidavit relating to the case of Joseph Lundley v. Thomas J. Wood in Montgomery, Texas
Date 25 November 1840
Author Stewart, Charles Bellinger Tate (1806-1885)  
Document Type Legal document
Content Description Signed by Stewart as district clerk pro tem of Montgomery County, Texas. An affidavit submitted on behalf of Thomas J. Wood, the defendant in the case of Joseph Lundley v. Thomas J. Wood, indicating that Wood "cannot safely go to the trial...owing to the prejudice which exists in the minds of the people of Montgomery County." Wood desired a change of venue for the case.
Subjects American West  Texas  Law  Prisoner  
People Stewart, Charles Bellinger Tate (1806-1885)  
Place written Montgomery County, Texas
Theme Law; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Stewart, a druggist who moved to Texas in 1830, signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. He held several public offices and is credited with drawing the original draft of the Lone Star flag.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859