. The motion and the court's order granting it appear in Min. Bk. 89, SCJ
Suffolk, March 1769. For the development of the writ in England, see Edith G. Henderson,
Foundations of English Administrative Law
83–116 (Cambridge, Mass., 1963). As to the Massachusetts development, see No. 24,
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