AUSTIN, January 1 1878

I CERTIFY that the following List of Fugitives from Justice is compiled from
official record, received from the several counties, and now on file in my office.

Sent by
Bunny Freeman CC of  
Henderson County, Texas

Blanco County

Nichols, Geo.
Theft of cattle; indicted September 8, 1876; about 35 years old, 5 ft 9 inches high, heavy set, round built, auburn hair, florid complexion; supposed to be in Wilson or Atascosa county.

Ratliff, Wm.
Theft of hogs; indicted September, 1876; about 32 years of age, 5 feet 9 inches high, spare built, light hair, blue eyes.

Ratliff, James
Theft of cow; indicted September, 1876; rather heavy build, florid complexion blue eyes.

Ratliff, Joseph
Theft of cattle; indicted September, 1876; is between 50 and 60 years of age, weights 175 pounds, very broad schoulders, 5 feet 10 inches high, hair very gray, rather talkative, is the father of William, James and George Ratliff; all in Nueces county.

Headspeth, Wm.
Theft of mare; indicted March, 1877; about 5 feet 7 inches high, 26 years old, well made, round face, small brown eyes, hair brown; gone to Black Hills

Ballard, Andrew J.
Theft of mule; indicted September, 1876; about 5 feet 10 inches in hight, weighs about 160 pounds, dark complexion, dark hair, stands straight.

Gibson, Wm.
Theft of cattle; was convicted March, 1876; sentence 2 years in the penitentiary, escaped on way to penitentiary; about 20 years old, 5 feet 6 inches high, light complexion, hair inclined to curl, will weigh about 150 pounds; was in Coleman and adjoining counties when last heard from; is still in the cattle business.

Hoover, Wm.
Murder; was convicted of murder in the first degree in March 1877, and punishment assessed at 99 years in the penitentiary; escaped before sentence.  Is about 23 years old, 5 feet 8 inches high, heavy set, light gray eyes, with a nervous, wild expression, dark hair, wears little or no whiskers, will weigh about 160 pounds. Has a very ugly scar, perhaps a bullet wound, on the wrist of his left arm, was in Coleman county when last heard from.

Goff, Wm.
Theft of mare; indicted October, 1874

Bundick, Chas.
Theft of hogs; indicted September, 1876.  About 5 feet 7 inches high, spare built, will weigh about 140 pounds, dark complected, black eyes, dark hair, usually wears moustache, is about 27 years old.

Tyner, Mart.
Assault with intent to murder; indicted March, 1877.  About 25 years old, 5 feet 8 inches in height, light complexion, whiskers sandy, gray eyes, was convicted of theft in Bexar about June, 1877, and escaped from the penitentiary a short time after, is perhaps in Wilson county, has a father there.

Pope, Lem.
Theft of hogs; indicted September, 1877; negro, about 45 years old.

Ghent, Lid,
alias Gentry
Assault with intent to murder; committed October 13, 1876; indicted Mar 8, 1877 about 22 years old, sandy complexion, weighs about 150 pounds, in Blanco County a short time since.  Wanted in Lee County.

Stallings, Ben
Theft; committed December 1874; indicted December, same year; in Blanco County.   Wanted in Lee County

Burners, C. H.
October 20, 1876 Blanco County.  Governor offered $1000 reward

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