Ordinance, 14 November 1842, Draft

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the documents annexed that the Party can neither be discharged nor admitted to Bail, nor in any other manner relieved. Which said Writ if <​shall be​> issued by the Court shall be under the hand of one or more of the <​Mayor as Chief​> Justices thereof, and if by <​any of the Justices in Vacation, under his Hand, & if by​> the Clerk, under the his <​the​> hand <​as such Clerk,​> and the Seal case of the Court; <​which Seal may be a written one, until another shall be obtained, and shall be in the following words, to wit, “Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of .”​> and <​said writ​> shall be <​in the form <​and substance​> as follows, to wit X​>
<​& be​> directed to the Person <​City Marshall, to <​& shall​> be served <​by Copy delivering a Copy thereof to​> upon the Person or Persons——​> in whose custody the Prisoner <​or Prisoners​> is <​are​> detained, and <​said writ shall be​> made returnable forthwith, <​and <​the form & substance thereof, as herein set forth, and​> be taken & considered as part & parcel of this ordinance;​> to <​To​> the intent that no Officer, Sheriff, jailer, keeper, or other person, <​or Persons upon​> to whom such Writ shall be <​served​> directed, may pretend ignorance thereof, every such Writ <​and Copy thereof served​> shall be endorsed with these Words, “by the habeus Corpus Act;” and whenever the said Writ shall by any Person be served upon the Sheriff, jailer, keeper, or other person <​or Persons​> whatsoever <​whomsoever​>, <​holding said Prisoner or Prisoners​> to whom the same shall be directed, or being brought to him <​or them​>, or being <​served upon​> left with any of his or <​their​> under Officers or deputies at the jail, or place where the Prisoner <​or Prisoners are​> is detained, he, <​or they​> or some of his <​or their​> under Officers or [p. 2]
the documents annexed that the Party can neither be discharged nor admitted to Bail, nor in any other manner relieved. Which said Writ shall be issued under the hand of the Clerk, and the Seal of the Court; which Seal may be a written one, until another shall be obtained, and shall be in the following words, to wit, “Seal of the Municipal Court of the City of .” and said writ shall be in substance as follows, to wit X
& be directed to the City Marshall, & shall be served by delivering a Copy thereof to the Person or Persons—— in whose custody the Prisoner or Prisoners are detained, and said writ shall be made returnable forthwith, and the form & substance thereof, as herein set forth, and be taken & considered as part & parcel of this ordinance; To the intent that no Officer, Sheriff, jailer, keeper, or other person, or Persons upon whom such Writ shall be served , may pretend ignorance thereof, every such Writ and Copy thereof served shall be endorsed with these Words, “by the habeus Corpus Act;” and whenever the said Writ shall by any Person be served upon the Sheriff, jailer, keeper, or other person or Persons whomsoever, holding said Prisoner or Prisoners or being brought to him or them, or being served upon any of his or their under Officers or deputies at the jail, or place where the Prisoner or Prisoners are detained, he, or they or some of his or their under Officers or [p. 2]
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