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House. Select Comm. on Imprisonment for Debt. Act on arrests for debt, 1831
House No. 61 A Select Committee of seven men reported An Act respecting arrest and imprisonment for debt and attachments of personal property, 1831.
A plaintiff had to swear an oath before a judge to get a plaintiff arrested. There was a list of the amount of a debt and its bail amount. A
debtor, especially a female, could take the Poor Debtor's Oath to either leave jail or never go there. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the Massachusetts State Library).
Title:   An act respecting arrests and imprisonment for debt and attachments of personal property.
OCLC Number:   1395395350
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