--In the matter of William H. Zimmerman
's petition for a writ of habeas corpus
for relief from State militia duty as an undomiciled foreigner, the court this morning delivered its opinion, remanding the party to the custody of Captain Bohman
, the respondent in the cause.
But, upon application of the counsel for the petitioner, the Court
awarded a new trial — continuing the case until Monday next.
In the matter of the petitions for writs of habeas corpus
of William H. Redwood
and E. J. Crump
, for a discharge from Colonel Danforth
's regiment of militia, under a joint resolution of the Legislature discharging all persons from the regiment who have attained the age of fifty years, the cause was this day argued by counsel, and the Court
reserved its decision until this morning.--The Governor had refused to order the discharge of these men on the ground that a joint resolution has not the effect of law. Mr. R. T. Daniel
appeared for the affiants and Hon. J. R. Tucker
on behalf of the Commonwealth