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To the extent that one can retrospectively impose order on the cases ... one key variable may have been whether the would-be appellant was still in prison. At any rate, when William Licht was summarily incarcerated by a J.P. (and then released on bail) in 1770 on the complaint of two townspeople of Chester, New Hampshire for harboring a potentially indigent stranger, he pursued his appeal, successfully, by bringing certiorari proceedings.

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