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This foot note contained in document ADMS-05-02-02-0008-0002-0001
24. Diary, 23 Dec. 1769, 1 JA, Diary and Autobiography 347. JA 's plan for a report consisting both of the record of the case and a statement of the broader arguments involved (ibid) resembles that of Henry Laurens, Extracts From the Proceedings of the Court of Vice-Admiralty In Charles-Town, South-Carolina (Phila., 1768). See No. 46, notes 73, 75. JA may also have contemplated such a report of Hancock's case. Id., text at notes 72–77.