. According to the file, this was William Molineux Jr, son of the patriot leader. SF
101911. See Samuel A. Drake, Historic Fields and Mansions of Middlesex
424 (Boston, 1874). This evidence, presumably in justification, was apparently not
objected to, although it was inadmissible under the plea of the general issue entered
here. See 1 Chitty, Pleading
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.