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This foot note contained in document ADMS-05-02-02-0006-0002-0001
52. Details of the provenance of the materials printed are in note 1 103 below. For one example of the “Abstract's” circulation, see note 31 above. Further evidence is provided by the existence of the Hawley and Keith versions, note 1 103 below. It is worth noting that the brief accounts of the argument in 3 Hutchinson, Massachusetts Bay, ed. Mayo, 68, and 1 Gordon, History of Independence 141–142, suggest that their authors may have at least read the “Abstract,” probably in the Massachusetts Spy.