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Ch.17 Article I, Section 9, Clause 2: Habeas Corpus Clause

From: The Complete Bill of Rights: The Drafts, Debates, Sources, and Origins (2nd Edition)

Neil H. Cogan

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 18 May 2021

Mr. Charles Pinckney, one of the Deputies of South Carolina, laid before the House for their consideration, the draught of a federal government to be agreed upon between the free and independent States of America. Journal, Farrand, vol. 1, p. 16 (footnote omitted). Mr. Charles Pinkney [sic] laid before the house the draught of a federal Government which he had prepared to be agreed upon between the free and independent States of America. — Mr. P. plan ordered that the same be referred to the Committee of the whole appointed to consider the State of the American...
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