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. Cranch had nominated Peter Boylston Adams to Gov. Bowdoin on 5 Sept. (MHi
: C. P. Cranch Papers). It was Mary Cranch who
actually presented the commission to P. B. Adams, presumably in December (Mary Cranch
, 18 Dec.