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24. Diary, 23 Dec. 1769, 1 JA, Diary and Autobiography
. 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
. JA may also have contemplated such a report of Hancock's case. Id.,
text at notes 72–77
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