. At this point in the MS
are stitched in the eight leaves of rough notes in JA
's hand, headed “Witnesses for the Prisoners. Thos. Power, Master. Hugh Hill Mate,
John Ronay and James McGloclkin Mariners, on board the Pitt Packett.” The second part
of the notes is headed “Witnesses against the Prisoners.” In the present arrangement
the text of these notes has been divided up and each witness' remarks appended as
footnotes to the full record of his testimony. See note 25
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, 2015.