Petition, 2 April 1844 [State of Illinois v. Greene et al. on Habeas Corpus]

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has been instituted through malice private pique & corruption. Your Petitioners further aver that <​their​> arrest is illegal which matter of Illegality your Petitioners your Petitioners most respectfully submits to the consideration of your Honorable Body— And all matters connected with said arrest, the corruption, & the Baseness which have caused our arrest are most respectfully submitted for consideration. Your Petitioners would therefore most claim at the hands of your Honorable Body the benefit of your most gracious writ of “” and your Petitioners as in duty bound will Ever pray—
Subscribed and sworn to this 2d day of April— 1844 at aforesa[i]d. before may me , clerk,— of municipal court
 
Petition & copy of warra[n]t of . & .— Apr. 2, 1844 [p. [2]]
has been instituted through malice private pique & corruption. Your Petitioners further aver that their arrest is illegal which matter of Illegality your Petitioners most respectfully submits to the consideration of your Honorable Body— And all matters connected with said arrest, the corruption, & the Baseness which have caused our arrest are most respectfully submitted for consideration. Your Petitioners would therefore claim at the hands of your Honorable Body the benefit of your most gracious writ of “” and your Petitioners as in duty bound will Ever pray—
Subscribed and sworn to this 2d day of April— 1844 at aforesaid. before me , clerk,— of municipal court
 
Petition & copy of warrant of . — & .— Apr. 2, 1844 [p. [2]]
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