Order for writ to be served at Jonestown, September 8, 1977

1977 • No. 2584 • DEMERARA

IN THE HIGH COURT OF THE SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE
CIVIL JURISDICTION

In the matter of JOHN VICTOR STOEN,
an infant

-and-

In the matter of an application by
GRACE LUCY STOEN by and through her
Lawful attorney Jeffrey A. Haas, for
a Writ of Habeas Corpus and Sub judiciem,

-and-

In the matter of the Civil Law Act, Chapter 6:01

BEFORE JUDGE A.F.R. BISHOP (IN CHAMBERS)
DATED THE 8TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1977
ENTERED THE 8TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 1977.

Upon the ex parte application by way of affidavit of JEFFREY ALLEN HAAS filed herein on the 8th September 1977 AND UPON HEARING Counsel for the Applicant IT IS ORDERED that the order of Court made herein on the 6th September 1977 and Writ of Habeas Corpus issued out of this Court on the said 6th day of September 1977 be served on JIM JONES by affixing three certified copies of the said Order of Court Writ of Habeas Corpus and copy of this Order to three different places on the gate of/or other building constituted the People’s Temple Agricultural Mission at Kaituma North West District and that a fourth copy be served on the Personal Secretary or a member of staff within the said compound holding himself or herself out as a servant or agent of the said JIM JONES. AND IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the said Writ be returnable for Saturday of the 10th September 1977 at 9.00 AM and that he do appear and bring the body of JOHN VICTOR STOEN before the said Court is ordered on the 6th September 1977.

BY THE COURT
/s/ [illegible]
DEPUTY REGISTRAR (Ag.)

Originally posted on June 24th, 2020.

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