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. Otis, Rights of the British Colonies
41. For a passage in
's “Abstract” which may also convey this idea, see text at note
. 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)