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Chapter 6, footnote 29


In all three cases creditors claimed that Sheriff Thomas Packer had allowed their debtors to escape from jail on September 1, 1765. Packer prevailed below in all the actions, and on appeal the jury (composed of the same individuals in each case) rendered an “opinion that the Gaol was insufficient when the breach was made,” and gave judgment to Packer


McGregore v. Packer, Clement v. Packer

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