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Senate Committee on District Judges - 16th R.S. (1879)

Committee Members
Peyton Forbes Edwards, Chair
Charles Dougherty Grace
Augustus Weyman Houston
Charges
• Investigate the record of the comptroller's office, including accounts of clerks, sheriffs, district and county attorneys, for fees paid by the state, approved by the district judges, which are very extravagant and exorbitant.*
• Ascertain if there has been any such careless or reckless action on the part of the several district judges of this state.*

Note:
Appointed 6/19/1879, pursuant to resolution by Edwards; Edwards listed as Chairman on committee report 7/7/1879 (Senate Journal, 16th 1st C.S., pp. 134, 318-321).

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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