. See Decree of New Hampshire Superior Court, Sept. Term. 1778, DNA
Microcopy 162, Case 30, No. 165. See also Paine's notes of both trials in the Paine Law Notes
. Paine's diary shows that the March trial lasted from 11 to 13 March; on the 14th
“the jury came in and informed the Court they could not agree. The papers taken from
them and the Cause Continued.” The second trial lasted from 2 to 4 September. Paine Diary
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, 2017.