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. See text at note 47
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, below. Horace Gray suggested that these passages show
's hand in the “Journal.” Quincy, Reports (Appendix)
's comment in June 1771 that he had “not wrote one Line in a Newspaper these two Years”
(2 JA, Diary and Autobiography
), has been taken to mean that he probably did not participate in the “Journal.” Arthur
M. Schlesinger, Prelude to Independence
312 (N.Y., 1958).
's statement would not have excluded his supplying both the impeachment materials
and other commentary on the trial (note 35
above) to the “Journal,” however, since these accounts were published no later than
May 1769. Dickerson, Boston under Military Rule