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Provincial Case File No. 30379, New Hampshire State Archives - Indictment R Of Whittemore For Assaulting Chase And Carrying Away The Deed Sep 1771

Provincial Case File No. 30379, New Hampshire State Archives - Indictment R Of Whittemore For Assaulting Chase And Carrying Away The Deed

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

There was a subsequent indictment R of Whittemore for assaulting Chase and carrying away the deed, to which he pleaded not guilty.


Hillsborough County Case File, No. 8133, New Hampshire State Archives - Order To Quash Proceedings - Benjamin Whittemore Sep 1771

Hillsborough County Case File, No. 8133, New Hampshire State Archives - Order To Quash Proceedings - Benjamin Whittemore

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

There was a subsequent indictment of Whittemore for assaulting Chase and carrying away the deed, to which he pleaded not guilty.


Provincial Case File No. 30379, New Hampshire State Archives - Whittemore's Recognizance Jun 1771

Provincial Case File No. 30379, New Hampshire State Archives - Whittemore's Recognizance

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

On May 31, 1771, Benjamin Whittemore of Nottingham West, New Hampshire was called before J.P. Ezekial Chase to acknowledge his signature on a land deed. Instead of complying, Whittemore violently ripped his signature off the page and fled. On June 2, the irate J.P. issued an order for the imprisonment of Whittemore, which resulted in his being jailed on June 5. On June 7, Whittemore filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus with New Hampshire Superior Court Chief Justice Atkinson that simply alleged that he was being “unjustly held and detained without any lawful cause for ...


Provincial Case File No. 303794, New Hampshire State Archives. - Chase’S Mittimus And The Jailer’S Endorsed Receipt Jun 1771

Provincial Case File No. 303794, New Hampshire State Archives. - Chase’S Mittimus And The Jailer’S Endorsed Receipt

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

On May 31, 1771, Benjamin Whittemore of Nottingham West, New Hampshire was called before J.P. Ezekial Chase to acknowledge his signature on a land deed. Instead of complying, Whittemore violently ripped his signature off the page and fled. On June 2, the irate J.P. issued an order for the imprisonment of Whittemore, which resulted in his being jailed on June 5. On June 7, Whittemore filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus with New Hampshire Superior Court Chief Justice Atkinson that simply alleged that he was being “unjustly held and detained without any lawful cause for ...


Provincial Case File No. 29935, New Hampshire State Archives - Bond Of Charles Banfild May 1771

Provincial Case File No. 29935, New Hampshire State Archives - Bond Of Charles Banfild

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

On May 31, 1771, Benjamin Whittemore of Nottingham West, New Hampshire was called before J.P. Ezekial Chase to acknowledge his signature on a land deed. Instead of complying, Whittemore violently ripped his signature off the page and fled. On June 2, the irate J.P. issued an order for the imprisonment of Whittemore, which resulted in his being jailed on June 5. On June 7, Whittemore filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus with New Hampshire Superior Court Chief Justice Atkinson that simply alleged that he was being “unjustly held and detained without any lawful cause for ...