|Lamar Papers #1399
|"Hoggatt to Lamar Indorsing Parmer" 8/12/1839; Texas State Library and Archives Commission
M. B. Lamar Pres.
Sir I Take up Pen to Recommend to Your Honor Col. Martin Parmer as our next Chief Justice in Jasper County as I suppose
you have received the Resignation of John Bevil Esquire and the man that Judge Cullin and myself spoke to you about making
our next Chief Justice is about to Leave the County I Have nothing More at Present but remain Your Friend Truly
August the 12 A. D. 1839 James Hoggatt
Republic of Texas
County of Jasper
I, Martin Palmer, Chief Justice of Jasper County do hereby certify that Isaac McMahon assessor of said County has made
his returns according to law, and is therefore entitled to Eighty Dollars, the amt. requested in his proposals.
10th day of December A. D. 1839
[Seal] Martin Parmer Chief Justice Jasper Co.