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Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, At 201, New Hampshire State Archives - Mccrellis V. Sheppard Oct 1765

Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, At 201, New Hampshire State Archives - Mccrellis V. Sheppard

Documents from Making Habeas Work: A Legal History (monograph)

Recording successful action by McCrellis against Selectmen for taxing him for the support of a Congregational minister, “knowing the plaintiff to be a member of the Church of England.


Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, May 1764 - Feb. 1767, At 194, New Hampshire State Archives - Pert V. Odel Oct 1765

Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, May 1764 - Feb. 1767, At 194, New Hampshire State Archives - Pert V. Odel

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Unsuccessful action tried in 1765 alleging that the collection was “against the peace and the laws of the land”.


Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, May 1764 - Feb. 1767, At 189, New Hampshire State Archive - Langdon V. Clark Aug 1765

Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. E, May 1764 - Feb. 1767, At 189, New Hampshire State Archive - Langdon V. Clark

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… successful action brought in 1764 alleging same in which by agreement town seemingly substituted on appeal for defendant Selectmen. The jurors thus decided both whether the tax was illegal and whether or not the defendant officers knew or should have known of the illegality.


3 William Blackstone, Commentary On The Laws Of England, Ch. 8, At 129–38 (1765). Jan 1765

3 William Blackstone, Commentary On The Laws Of England, Ch. 8, At 129–38 (1765).

Documents from Making Habeas Work: A Legal History (monograph)

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