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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

Abraham Libbee

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Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. G, Feb. 1771 - Sept. 1773, At 45-47, New Hampshire State Archives - Jenness V. Libbee, Feb 1771

Judgment Book Of Superior Court, Vol. G, Feb. 1771 - Sept. 1773, At 45-47, New Hampshire State Archives - Jenness V. Libbee,

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

... Abraham Libbee of Rye, New Hampshire, complained to a Justice of the Peace that Joseph Jenness had stolen two of his oxen. This resulted in the issuance of a warrant, the seizure of two oxen from Jenness, and the indictment of the latter for theft. After the Attorney General dropped the case Jenness sued Libbee for malicious prosecution, asserting that he had “caused such a misrepresentation of facts to be made to the ... Grand Jury as induced them” to return the indictment.


Provincial Case File No. 21991, New Hampshire State Archives - Abraham Libbee Indictment Endorsed With The Prosecutor’S Nolle Dec 1769

Provincial Case File No. 21991, New Hampshire State Archives - Abraham Libbee Indictment Endorsed With The Prosecutor’S Nolle

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

... Abraham Libbee of Rye, New Hampshire, complained to a Justice of the Peace that Joseph Jenness had stolen two of his oxen. This resulted in the issuance of a warrant, the seizure of two oxen from Jenness, and the indictment of the latter for theft. After the Attorney General dropped the case Jenness sued Libbee for malicious prosecution, asserting that he had “caused such a misrepresentation of facts to be made to the ... Grand Jury as induced them” to return the indictment.