U.S. Supreme Court
In re Lancaster, 137 U.S. 393 (1890)
In re Lancaster
Original, No number
Submitted December 4, 1890
Decided December 5, 1890
137 U.S. 393
The petitioners, being indicted in a circuit court of the United States and taken into custody, applied to this Court for a writ of habeas corpus without first invoking the action of the circuit court upon the sufficiency of the indictment. Held that this Court would not interfere.
This was a motion for leave to file the following petition for a writ of habeas corpus.
"To the Honorable, The Supreme Court of the United States"