Definition of Jail delivery
1. Noun. The use of force to liberate prisoners.
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Literary usage of Jail delivery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Introduction to the History of the Revolt of the American Colonies: Being by George Chalmers (1845)
"jail delivery at Newark. — The Governor's Application to the Assembly for Aid to execute the Laws. — Provisions, but not Men, granted for the Louisburg ..."
2. A Theological Dictionary, Containing Definitions of All Religious Terms: A by Charles Buck (1823)
"The jail-delivery, appointed as often as a competent number of prisoners in the Inquisition are convicted of hensy, either by their own voluntary or ..."
3. The Federal and State Constitutions, Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Benjamin Perley Poore, United States Congress. Senate (1878)
"... shall be depending in the court of general quarter sessions of the peace and jail-delivery, shall be transferred to and proceeded in to final judgment ..."
4. The Statutes of Ohio and of the Northwestern Territory, Adopted Or Enacted by Ohio, Salmon Portland Chase, Northwest Territory (1833)
"... and terminer may issue sub- and general jail delivery, it shall be lawful for the attorney-general, ..."