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    [Republic of Texas Subpoena] Friedrich Ernst Autograph Document Signed as justice of the peace. One page blue-lined paper, 7.5" x 12.25", July 19, 1842, Industry, Austin County. This subpoena to appear at court concerning the murder of Henry Carothers contains a rare German association seal. Tears beginning at some folds; minor foxing. Fine.

    More Information: John Friedrich Meinhard Ernst (1820-1863) was born in Lower Saxony. His family was among the first German settlers in Texas. He grew up in Austin's Colony. He was a Texas Ranger, justice of the peace, farmer, and member of a Confederate company of light artillery. 

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    January, 2009
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