Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Great Britain” in chapter 146, page 417 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...ical and dangerous to the liberties of the country.
In the midst of the Revolution, when the writ of habeas corpus was as well understood as it is now, when they were familiar with its operation in Great Britain , when they knew and understood all the rights and privileges it granted to the citizen, we find that the Legislature of Pennsylvania passed a law repealing the power to issue the writ of habeas corpu...
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