. That is, 1 Anne, stat. 1, c. 8, §5 (1702), providing for continuation of the writ
of assistance and other processes after the death of the sovereign. JA
's notes may be somewhat garbled, but Otis seems to be saying that this statute is
of equal force whether the writs are special or general in nature. See his remarks
's “Abstract,” text at notes 32–34134–136
, and following note 46148
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