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42. Otis, Rights of the British Colonies 41. For a passage in JA 's “Abstract” which may also convey this idea, see text at note 47 149 . In a newspaper statement of the arguments, attributed to Otis, Bonham's Case was not cited, and it was merely argued that the English construction of the Act should not be followed in Massachusetts. Boston Gazette, 4 Jan. 1762, printed in Quincy, Reports (Appendix) 491–492.