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3. See Quincy, Reports (Appendix) 395–396. The examples cited by Thacher, note 4 56 below, are writs of this kind, in aid of Chancery decrees. The process is still known in England. See 16 Halsbury's Laws of England, tit. Execution, §100 (London, 3d edn., 1956). In the United States the equitable writ of assistance is found in a number of states and, under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 70, is available after an order for the delivery of possession. See Note, 8 Arkansas Law Review 92–100 (1954); James W. Moore, Federal Practice, 7:2503 (Albany and N.Y., 2d edn., 1955).