. See Interrogatories, with minute of court's ruling, undated, DNA
Microcopy 162, Case 30, No. 84. The “Instructions to Privateers,” contained in a
resolve of Congress, dated 3 April 1776, followed Admiralty practice in requiring
the submission to the court of interrogatories taken from the master and principal
persons aboard the captured vessel. 4 JCC
253–254. There was no comparable provision in the New Hampshire act, note 53
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