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Provincial Case File No. 18120, New Hampshire State Archives - Petition And Judgment Of Captain John Owen
Documents from Dimension I: Habeas Corpus as a Common Law Writ (article)
Indeed, even a litigant who was not in prison might attach a good deal of importance to securing a prohibition against admiralty proceedings in favor of ones at common law so that his or her liabilities would be determined by a jury. … attempt by Captain John Owen to have common law jury consider factual issues arising out of remarkable peregrinations of his vessel, crew, and cargo, which admiralty had held legally irrelevant.