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Adjutant General's Report
Fugitives From Justice




1878

Hampton, S A – Assault to kill; committed Sept 1, 1870; indicted March 22, 1871.

Case, Wm – Burglary and robbery; committed May 1872; indicted July, same year; tall, slender, blue eyes, light hair, 30 years old, weight 140 pounds, quick spoken.

Burns, Sam – Theft of cattle; committed July 1871; indicted November, same year; tall, slender, blue eyes, light hair, 40 years old, weight 150 pounds, in Denton County.

Tollett, Sam – Murder; committed September 1872; indicted November, same years; negro, 5 feet 10 inches high, weighs 160 pounds, quick spoken, bad countenance.

Slatter, Fred – Theft of a horse; committed June 1872; indicted November, same year; light hair and complexion, blue eyes, 5 feet 7 inches high, weighs 140 pounds, supposed to be in the Nation.

Byford, Wesley – Assault to kill; committed September 1872; indicted July 1873.

Holmesley, M F – Murder; committed December 1872; indicted July 1873; 5 feet 7 inches high, weighs 150 pounds, blue eyes, auburn hair, in Western Texas.

Bray, A J – Murder; committed May 1875; indicted July, same year; 24 years old, dark hair, eyes and complexion, weighs 150 pounds, supposed to be in Waco.

McFadden, J N – Murder; committed June, 1875; indicted July, same year.

Ivy, Lee; Ivy, Marion; and Shoemake, Joe – Theft of a steer; committed October 1874; indicted November, same year; all of them about 22 years old; the two Ivys have dark hair and eyes; the other has blue eyes.

Tutt, Ben – Assault to kill; committed February 1875; indicted March, same year; 5 feet 8 inches high, dark hair and eyes, weight 135 pounds, 25 years old.

Calhoun, Levi – Theft of cattle; committed January 1875; indicted March, same year; tall and slender, rather stooped shoulders, 35 years old, blue eyes, auburn hair.

Moss, Pinkney – Theft of hogs; committed December 1873; indicted March 1875.

Adams, P A – Incest; committed June 1875; indicted July, same year; 5 feet 10 inches high, blue eyes, very light hair and complexion, stooped shoulders and pox-marked.

Parker, Joe – Assault to kill; committed April 1876; indicted June, same year; 5 feet 10 inches high, blue eyes, heavy set, light hair, 175 pounds, quick spoken.

Taylor, Floyd – Rape and perjury; committed January 1877; indicted March, same year; 5 feet 11 inches high, blue eyes, auburn hair, light complexion, rather downcast look, 145 pounds.

McCullar, E – Theft of hogs; committed January 1877; indicted April, same year; 45 years old, 6 feet high, rather stooped, blue eyes, auburn hair, down look, spare made, 140 pounds.

Campbell, Henry – Rape; convicted and appealed to Supreme Court, and escaped pending appeal; negro, 5 feet 4 inches high, chunky, 150 pounds, bad looking, don’t talk plainly.

Anderson, Ralph – Theft of saddle; committed September 1877; indicted September, same year; tall, slender rawboned negro, 30 years old, quick spoken.

McDaniel, John – Theft of cattle; committed May 1875; indicted July, same year; 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, black hair and eyes, near Fort Griffin.



1891

Morris, R S – Rape. Age 38 years; height 6 feet; weight 170 pounds; color white; complexion dark; eyes black; hair black; occupation farmer. Walks gawky; has two fingers broken or mashed up on right hand.

Daniel, C W – Theft of horse. Age 22 years; height 5 feet 10 inches; weight 150 pounds; color white; complexion dark; eyes black; hair black; occupation farmer. Smooth face.