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This foot note contained in document ADMS-05-02-02-0008-0002-0004
1. In JA 's hand. Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 184. Docketed in another hand: “Michael Corbett & the 4 sailors who kill'd Panton in defence of th[eir] liberty.” There were of course only four sailors involved. Similar pleas in JA 's hand in behalf of John Ryan and Pierce Fenning are in MBAt:Ezekiel Price Papers. See notes 6 61 , 1 62 , below. Quotation marks supplied.