Cepi corpus

CEPI CORPUS, practice. The return which the sheriff, or other proper officer, makes when he has arrested a defendant by virtue of a capias. 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 2804. See Capias. F. N. B. 26.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It is entitled "writ of cepi corpus (I have taken the body)." (To find out more, you will have to travel to the State Archives to view the entire file.)