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11. Hale, Pleas of the Crown (Summary)
40: “But if the assault in my House were not to rob me, but to beat me, &c
. there would be only se defendendo
and Goods forfeited, and a Pardon of course to be granted,” and so as in the text. Quotation marks have been supplied in text.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.