1878 Fugitives from Justice
The following were listed in other counties:
* Clay Co. -- Johnson Co.
Burdell, Dr. - Theft; indicted May, 1876.
Was last heard of practicing medicine in Johnson county.
* Collin Co. -- Johnson Co.
Brinlee, David - Murder;
supposed to be in Bosque or Johnson counties or thereabout.
* Lavaca Co. - Johnson Co.
White, Ben. - Assault to kill; committed 1871; indicted same year;
white, black hair, very dark skin;
supposed to be in Johnson, Erath or Hood counties.
* Leon Co. - Johnson Co.
Collins, Bruce; and Collins, B. F. - Assault with intent to ravish;
committed July 26, 1876; indicted December 14, 1876.
Bruce is a boy about 17 years old, light complexion, sandy hair, about 5 feet 7 inches high.
B. F. Collins is a heavy set man, heavy red beard, light hair, ruddy complexion, about 24 years old, about 5 feet 8 inches.
When heard from were in Johnson county.
* Wise Co. - Johnson Co.
Brock, J. T. Indicted May 14, 1877, for theft of hog, committed in April, same year.
Is a rather small, dark-complexioned man, about 32 years old; has a wife and two children.
Last heard from was in Johnson county.
Rewards Offered by the Governor
Hamilton, Mack Murder July 14, 1874 Johnson Co. $250
Fugitives from Justice
The Notebook of Texas Ranger Sergeant James B. Gillett
introduction by Michael D. Morrison
State House Press
Austin, TX 1997
Thanks to Bunny Freeman for sharing this information.