Ordinance, 14 November 1842

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prison or Custody unless it be by or some other Legal writ or <​or by an​> Order of where the Municipal Court, or in Case of Sudden fire infection or other necessities, if any person or persons shall after such Commitment as aforesaid, make out, sign, or countersign any warrant or warrants, for such removal, except as before excepted, then he or they shall forfeit to the prisoner or prisoners, aggreived, a sum not exceeding five hundred Dollars, to be recovered by the prisoner or prisoners aggreived, in the manner hereinafter mention’d
Section 10— <​If​> <​any Member of​> The Municipal Court <​or the Clerk of said Court​> shall Corruptly refuse <​or neglect​> to issue a writ or writs of Habeas Corpus when Legally applyed to, in a Case where such writ or writs may Lawfully issue or who shall for the purpose of oppression unreasonably delay the issuing of such writ or writs shall for every such offence forfeit to the prisoner or prisoners party or parties aggreived <​a sum​> <​not less than $500,00, and​> not exceeding One [p. 14]
prison or Custody unless it be by or by an Order of the Municipal Court, or in Case of Sudden fire infection or other necessities, if any person or persons shall after such Commitment as aforesaid, make out, sign, or countersign any warrant or warrants, for such removal, then he or they shall forfeit to the prisoner or prisoners, aggreived, a sum not exceeding five hundred Dollars, to be recovered by the prisoner or prisoners aggreived, in the manner hereinafter mention’d
Section 10— If any Member of The Municipal Court or the Clerk of said Court shall Corruptly refuse or neglect to issue writ or writs of Habeas Corpus when Legally applyed to, in a Case where such writ or writs may Lawfully issue or who shall for the purpose of oppression unreasonably delay the issuing of such writ or writs shall for every such offence forfeit to the prisoner or prisoners party or parties aggreived a sum not less than $500,00, and not exceeding One [p. 14]
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