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Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. F, 1767-70, At 385-87, New Hampshire State Archives - Legislative Papers - Anna Foss Sep 1767

Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. F, 1767-70, At 385-87, New Hampshire State Archives - Legislative Papers - Anna Foss

Documents from Dimension I: Habeas Corpus as a Common Law Writ (article)

In the spring of 1767, Anna Foss left her husband Zachariah Foss on account of alleged maltreatment and sought refuge in the house of her son, John Adams. Zachariah might have brought a habeas action against John requiring him to produce Anna.


Provincial Case File No. 13058, New Hampshire Stare Archives - Petition Of Anna Foss Apr 1767

Provincial Case File No. 13058, New Hampshire Stare Archives - Petition Of Anna Foss

Documents from Dimension I: Habeas Corpus as a Common Law Writ (article)

In the spring of 1767, Anna Foss left her husband Zachariah Foss on account of alleged maltreatment and sought refuge in the house of her son, John Adams. Zachariah might have brought a habeas action against John requiring him to produce Anna, which would have resulted in an equitable ruling by the bench.