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Browsing: Legal Papers of John Adams, Volume 3


Contents

  • Descriptive List of Illustrations vii
    • r. criminal law, continued
      The Boston Massacre Trials
      • Editorial Note 1
        • Descriptive List of Sources and Documents 34.
      • No. 63. Rex v. Preston, 1770 46
        • I. Indictment and Arraignment of Preston, the Soldiers, and the Civilians 46.
        • II. Adams' Notes of Authorities for the Preliminary Argument 48.
        • III. Paine's Minutes of the Preliminary Argument 49.
        • IV. Anonymous Summary of Crown Evidence 50.
        • V. Paine's Minutes of Samuel Quincy's Argument for the Crown 61.
        • VI. Anonymous Summary of Defense Evidence 62.
        • VII. Adams' Notes of Authorities for His Argument for the Defense 81.
        • VIII. Paine's Minutes of Adams' Argument 86.
        • IX. Paine's Minutes of Auchmuty's Argument for the Defense 88.
        • X. Adams' Minutes of Paine's Authorities 90.
        • XI. Anonymous Minutes of Paine's Argument for the Crown 91.
        • XII. Adams' Minutes of Trowbridge's and Oliver's Charges to the Jury 93.
        • XIII. Paine's Minutes of Cushing's and Lynde's Charges to the Jury 97.
        • XIV. Charges to the Jury as Printed in the Annual Register 97.
      • No. 64. Rex v. Wemms, 1770 98
        • I. Arraignment, Impaneling, Crown's Opening and Evidence 98.
        • II. Adams' Minutes of Crown Evidence 107.
        • III. Adjournment 111.
        • IV. Adams' Minutes of Crown Evidence, Continued 112.
        • V. Adjournment 140.
        • VI. Adams' Minutes of Crown Evidence, Concluded, and of Samuel Quincy's Argument for the Crown 140.
        • VII. Samuel Quincy's Argument for the Crown 144.
        • VIII. Adams' Minutes of Josiah Quincy's Opening for the Defense 157.
        • IX. Josiah Quincy's Opening for the Defense 158.
        • X. Adams' Minutes of Defense Evidence 169.
        • XI. Adjournment 181.
        • XII. Adams' Minutes of Defense Evidence, Continued 181.
        • XIII. Transcript of Remaining Defense Evidence 192.
        • XIV. Adams' Digest of Evidence 223.
        • XV. Josiah Quincy's Argument for the Defense 226.
        • XVI. Adams' Argument for the Defense 242.
        • XVII. Paine's Argument for the Crown 270.
        • XVIII. Adjournment 282.
        • XIX. Trowbridge's and Oliver's Charges to the Jury 282.
        • XX. Paine's Minutes of Cushing's { 6 } and Lynde's Charges to the Jury 309.
        • XXI. Lynde's Charge to the Jury 310.
        • XXII. Verdicts 312.
  • List of Streets, Buildings, and Other Landmarks Mentioned in the Boston Massacre Trials 315
  • Chronology: John Adams' Legal Career, 1756–1778 323
  • Table of Statutes 355
  • Index 359
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