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EXTRADITION AND INTERSTATE RENDITION. .
The following applications for requisitions for fugitives from justice have been referred by His Excellency the Governor to this department during the year ending Dec. 31, 1903, for examination and report thereon :
State or Country
Name of Fugitive.
Lawful and in proper form,
21, | District of Columbia, Deo. 24, Rhode Island,
17, New York,
Oct. 26, New York,
28, New York,
Lawful and in proper form.
The following requisitions upon His Excellency the Governor for the surrender of fugitives from the justice of other States have been referred by him to this department during the year ending Dec. 31, 1903, for examination and report thereon :
State making the
Name of Fugitive.
RULES OF PRACTICE
IN INTERSTATE RENDITION.
Every application to the Governor for a requisition upon the executive authority of any other State or Territory, for the delivery up and return of any offender who has fled from the justice of this Commonwealth, must be made by the district or prosecuting attorney for the county or district in which the offence was committed, and must be in duplicate original papers, or certified copies thereof.
The following must appear by the certificate of the district or prosecuting attorney. :
(a) The full name of the person for wbom extradition is asked, together with the name of the agent proposed, to be properly spelled.
(6) That, in his opinion, the ends of public justice require that the alleged criminal be brought to this Commonwealth for trial, at the public expense.
(c) That he believes he has sufficient evidence to secure the conviction of the fugitive.
(d) That the person named as agent is a proper person, and that he has no private interest in the arrest of the fugitive.
(e) If there has been any former application for a requisition for the same person, growing out of the same transaction, it must be so stated, with an explanation of the reasons for a second request, together with the date of such application, as near as
(f) If the fugitive is known to be under either civil or criminal arrest in the State or Territory to which he is alleged to have fled, the fact of such arrest and the nature of the proceedings on which it is based must be stated.
(9) That the application is not made for the purpose of enforcing the collection of a debt, or for any private purpose whatever ; and that, if the requisition applied for be granted, the criminal proceedings shall not be used for any of said objects.
(1) The nature of the crime charged, with a reference, when practicable, to the particular statute defining and punishing the