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. Laurens' pamphlet (note 73
above) consisted chiefly of papers from the files of the court in the seizure of
his ship Ann,
with comments. Compare JA
's text at notes 2–579–82
, below. For political similarities, compare JA
's argument with Laurens' “General Observations.” JA
did contemplate a report of this nature based on his notes in Rex v. Corbet,
also in his Admiralty Book. See No. 56, note 24
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