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Whenever any sheriff of any county of this territory shall have any person in his custody either on civil or criminal process, and there shall happen to be jail, 1 or the jail of the county shall be insufficient, it shall be lawful for such sheriff to commit such person to the nearest jail of some other county, and it is hereby made the duty of the sheriff of said county to receive such person so committed as aforesaid, and him or them safely keep subject to the order or orders of the circuit judge for the county from whence said person was brought.
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