No. 761.

137 U.S. 147 (1890)

In re GRIMLEY, Petitioner.

Supreme Court of United States.

Decided November 17, 1890.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mr. Solicitor General for the United States, appellants.

Mr. Henry W. Putnam and Mr. William H. Brown for the petitioner, appellee.

MR. JUSTICE BREWER delivered the opinion of the court.

John Grimley, the appellee, was, on the 28th day of May, 1888, found guilty by a court-martial of the crime of desertion, and sentenced to be imprisoned six months. While serving out this sentence at Fort Warren, Massachusetts, he sued out a writ of habeas corpus from the District Court of the United States for the District...

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