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. On 23 Oct. 1772 JA
received a fee of £4 16s. “for his Appearing at the Court of Admiralty to claim Logs.”
On 28 Nov. he received an additional £7 45. No other payments for this case have been
found. See Accounts of Henry Alline, Kennebec Purchase Bills, Receipts, &c., MeHi
. The term “exception” covers all preliminary objections including those in the nature
of a demurrer. See 2 Browne, Civil Law
362. Despite JA
's statement as to the effect of a demurrer here (No. 55, Doc. II
), the Company obtained a Commission from the court to take depositions and obtain
record copies at Plymouth in April 1773. Alline's Accounts, Kennebec Purchase Bills,
Receipts, &c., MeHi
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.