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Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. B, Sept. 1750–Mar. 1754, At 87–88, New Hampshire State Archives - Appeal Of Vincent And Lois Tarr
Documents from Making Habeas Work: A Legal History (monograph)
She [Phebe Nung] brought an action of replevin against her alleged owners, Vincent and Lois Tarr, to test who had the superior right to possession of herself, the subject of the action. The Sheriff promptly seized her pendente lite--that is, he took an appearance bond from Nung--and the case was tried to a jury. It found in her favor and the same result was reached on appeal, with the court ruling that she was “a free woman and that she enjoy her freedom.
Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. B, Sept. 1750-Mar. 1754, At 130-34, New Hampshire State Archives - John Galton
Documents from Dimension I: Habeas Corpus as a Common Law Writ (article)
Defendants in suit for seaman’s wages seek prohibition because contract has been assigned and assignment is a land-based contract. … on consideration of foregoing case granting prohibition in Feb. Term 1751 at suit of John Galton et al.