Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Pennsylvania” in chapter 146 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...entirely unsuitable for them, two of their number departed this life in the month of March, 1778.
Thus, Mr. President, we find that the writ of habeas corpus was suspended by the authorities of Pennsylvania during the Revolution, in the case of persons who were considered dangerous and inimical to the country.
A writ was taken out and served upon the officers, and they refused to surrender the prisone...
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