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" He may and is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons and other misdoers, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land... "
British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Comprising an ... - Page 12
by William Nicholson - 1821
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 44

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1895
...He may and is bound ex oficio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdeem, and commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county ngainst any of the king's enemies when they come into the bind; and for this purpose, as well...
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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1899 - 544 pages
...it ; and may bind any one in recognizance to keep the king's peace. He may and is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons...to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land : and for this purpose, as well...
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Penal Code of State of Idaho, 1901

Idaho - Criminal law - 1901 - 597 pages
...county" and superior in rank to any nobleman therein during his office. He may and is bound exofflclo to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers and commit them to the gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they...
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Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (Partly ...

Henry John Stephen - Law - 1903
...and he is bound, e.\: officio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, and other misdoers, and to commit them to gaol for safe custody. He is also to defend his county against any of the king's enemies when they come into the land ; and for this purpose, as well...
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Local Government in Counties, Towns and Villages

John Archibald Fairlie - Local government - 1906 - 287 pages
...may award process of the peace and bind any one in recognizance to keep it. He is bound, ex officio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers and commit them to jail for safe custody. For this purpose he may command the posse comitatus, or power of the county;...
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Selected Cases on the Law of Officers Including Extraordinary Legal Remedies

Frank J. Goodnow - Administrative law - 1906 - 709 pages
...may award process of the peace, and bind anyone in recognizance to keep it. He is bound, ex officio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers, and commit them to jail for safe custody. For these purposes he may command the posse comitatus or power of the county;...
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Biennial Report of the Attorney General of the State of Wisconsin, Volume 5

Wisconsin. Attorney General's Office - Attorneys general's opinions - 1910
...commit to prison any person or persons who break or attempt to break the peace. He is bound ex officio to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons and other misdoers and commit them to jail for safe keeping. As such conservator his duty to keep the peace is one due to the public generally...
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American Government and Politics ...

Charles Austin Beard - Political science - 1910 - 772 pages
...may award process of the peace and bind any one in recognizance to keep it. He is bound, ex officio, to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons, and other misdoers and commit them to jail for safe custody. For this purpose he may command the posse comitatus, or power of the county;...
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Documents of the Senate of the State of New York, Volume 18

New York (State). Legislature. Senate - Government publications - 1910
...affray or riot which may happen in his presence. Under the Common Law it was the duty of the sheriff to defend his country against any of the King's enemies when they came into the land, and for that purpose as well as for keeping the peace and pursuing felons, he could...
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Reports of Cases Determined by the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 251

Missouri. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...apprehended and committed to prison. At the common law he could bind over to keep the peace. He was bound to pursue and take all traitors, murderers, felons and other misdoers and commit them to jail for safe custody. He defended his county against the King's enemies and Tor that purpose and to...
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