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The Daily Dispatch: March 7, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1865., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Judge Lyons's Court. --The following cases were considered by this court yesterday: In the matter of the writ of habeas corpus awarded Edward Wilkinson, the petitioner, showing he was over fifty years of age, was discharged. Albert Quesenberry, also over fifty years of age, was discharged upon petition of habeas corpus. O. P. Hankins, claiming exemption from service under writ of habeas corpus, was remanded to custody of his captain till this morning, at which time the Judge gave notice he would try the case. The case of William R. Hill, claiming exemption from service, was also continued. In the matter of the writ of habeas corpus awarded upon the petition of John Sweeney, the Judge was of the opinion that the petitioner was illegally detained, and therefore ordered his discharge. The habeas corpus case of Gideon T. Bradley was continued till Wednesday.
Hustings Court.--As has been the case for some days past, the time of Judge Lyons was occupied yesterday in considering habeas corpus cases. In the matter of William R. Hill, claiming discharge from service in the militia on the ground of being over fifty years of age, the prayer of the petitioner was granted, his claims being fully established. O. P. Hankins and J. W. Ratcliffe, each claiming discharge from service in the reserve corps of the city on the same ground, were remanded to the custody of their commanders, they having failed to produce proof of the accuracy of their allegations. The court thereupon adjourned till 10 o'clock this morning.