Petition, 16 May 1844 [U.S. v. Jeremiah Smith–A]

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Your would therefore most respectfully ask your Honorable Body to grant him the benefit of your most gracious writ of Habeas Corpus that the ends of Justice may be obtained that the innocent may be shielded from the unhallowed Prosecutions of those who are disposed to trample upon Law & right And your as in duty bound Will Ever Pray—
subcribed and sworn to before me this 20th <​16th​> day of April <​May​> 1844
Joseph Smith
Mayor and chief Justice of the Municipal Court. [p. [3]]
Your would therefore most respectfully ask your Honorable Body to grant him the benefit of your most gracious writ of Habeas Corpus that the ends of Justice may be obtained that the innocent may be shielded from the unhallowed Prosecutions of those who are disposed to trample upon Law & right And your as in duty bound Will Ever Pray—
subcribed and sworn to before me this 16th day of May 1844
Joseph Smith
Mayor and chief Justice of the Municipal Court. [p. [3]]
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