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. The draft arranges essentially the same material on the Otises somewhat differently,
that Joseph Otis was “of Barnstable,” and that the large debt due to a creditor in
was for “sixteen thousand pound.” Joseph Otis, Samuel Allyne Otis, and Hannah Otis
younger siblings of the late James Otis Jr., and of Mercy Otis Warren. Samuel's marriage
's and Mary Cranch's cousin, Mary Smith, made his bankruptcy a family
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, 2014.