Part 7, Note 38

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Colorado County District Court Records, Criminal Cause File No. 542: State of Texas v. William H. Trammell, Criminal Cause File No. 629: State of Texas v. Henry Montgomery, Criminal Cause File No. 648: State of Texas v. John Rogers, Criminal Cause File No. 650: State of Texas v. Anderson Putney, Criminal Cause File No. 651: State of Texas v. J. Wallace Foote; Notes from sub-assistant commissioner's field notes: Affidavit of Tony Williams, April 17, 1867, Barry A. Crouch Collection (Ms. 41), Archives of the Nesbitt Memorial Library, Columbus. A count revealed 171 criminal indictments in 1866, 1867, and 1868, 80 in each 1866 and 1868 and only 11 in 1867. Of the 171, it could be determined with certainty that 77 were against freedmen; 30 in 1866, 3 in 1867, and 44 in 1868.