Every instrument, or attested copy thereof, by which a prisoner is committed or liberated,
shall be endorsed, filed, and safely stored by the sheriff or jailer, and delivered
to the sheriff's or jailer's successor. When the process by which any prisoner is committed is required to be returned to
the court, the sheriff or jailer shall duly certify and keep a copy thereof which
shall be prima facie evidence of the sheriff's or jailer's right to retain the prisoner
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