Petition, 23 November 1843 [State of Illinois v. Finch]

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guilty of the charge Preferred against <​him​> your further avers that this Prosecution against him has been Instituted through Malice Private Pique & corruption— your further avers that upon the Said Examination your Was required by the Said to Entr into Bail in the Sum of Three Hundred dollars which Sum is Exorbitant and unjust. Your verily believes— Your would therefore most respectfully ask your Honorable Body to grant him the Privilege & Benefit of your most gracious Writ of Habeus Corpus that your may be dealt with according to Law. Justic and humanity— and your as in duty Bound Will Ever Pray—
Subscribed and Sworn to, this 23d day of November A D— 1843, before me
Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of [p. [2]]
guilty of the charge Preferred against him your further avers that this Prosecution against him has been Instituted through Malice Private Pique & corruption— your further avers that upon the Said Examination your Was required by the Said to Entr into Bail in the Sum of Three Hundred dollars which Sum is Exorbitant and unjust. Your verily believes— Your would therefore most respectfully ask your Honorable Body to grant him the Privilege & Benefit of your most gracious Writ of Habeus Corpus that your may be dealt with according to Law. Justic and humanity— and your as in duty Bound Will Ever Pray—
Subscribed and Sworn to, this 23d day of November A D— 1843, before me
Clerk of the Municipal Court of the City of [p. [2]]
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