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Hustings Court.--Hon. Wm. H. Lyons presiding. --In this Court yesterday judge Lyons delivered a long and very lucid and able opinion in the habeas corpus case of N. Tinsley Pate, and dischargedjudge Lyons delivered a long and very lucid and able opinion in the habeas corpus case of N. Tinsley Pate, and discharged the petitioner, holding that he was illegally detained by Captain Jenkins, a captain in the 19th regiment of Virginia militia. Looking to the many interesting questions decided by the Judge, it mayen decided with reference to the status of "detailed conscripts." From hearing the opinion of Judge Lyons we have been able to prepare the following synopsis of the case: Mr. N. Tinsley Pate, a ate was compelled to sue out a writ of habeas corpus, which was awarded without hesitation by Judge Lyons. Capt. Jenkins made a return to the writ to the effect that he held Mr. Pate legally, first a Judge was delayed by his absence from the city in consequence of illness in his family. Judge Lyons decided that, as an enrolled conscript between the ages of eighteen and forty-five years, Mr.