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Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University

John Tasker

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Judgments And Levies Of The Strafford County Court Of Common Pleas 1785 To 1790, At 112-15, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Appeal - Tasker V. Sinkler Jun 1786

Judgments And Levies Of The Strafford County Court Of Common Pleas 1785 To 1790, At 112-15, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Appeal - Tasker V. Sinkler

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

On Tasker’s appeal, where the action was tried for the first time, the jury awarded Sinkler £3 damages plus £13.9s.2d in costs.


Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Mittimus Of Richard Sinkler Oct 1785

Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Mittimus Of Richard Sinkler

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

The mittimus to the constable along with notes tht appear to be from the constatable recording the dates of incarceration.


Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Complaint Of Jacob Daniels Oct 1785

Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Complaint Of Jacob Daniels

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

… one Jacob Daniels commenced a criminal prosecution against Sinkler for assault. Tasker ordered Sinkler to find sureties for his good behavior until trial but Sinkler, according to Tasker, refused.


Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Arrest Order For John Tasker Oct 1785

Strafford County Case File No. 132, Strafford County Courthouse, Dover, New Hampshire - Arrest Order For John Tasker

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

In this case, Daniel filed a petition with Tasker beginning, “Humbly complaining in Behalf of the People of the State of New Hampshire ...,” and alleging that the assault was against the peace and dignity of the good people of the state


Legislative Petitions File Of The New Hampshire State Archives - Petition Of The Inhabitants Of Barnstead, January 15, 1778, Jun 1777

Legislative Petitions File Of The New Hampshire State Archives - Petition Of The Inhabitants Of Barnstead, January 15, 1778,

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

As to Tasker, the inhabitants of Barnstead (of which he was Town Clerk) had held a town meeting and sent a petition to the legislature in June of 1777 requesting that he be appointed as Justice of the Peace.