. Chambers Russell (1713–1766), Massachusetts vice admiralty judge, 1746–1766, died in England in Nov. 1766 while
on a mission concerning a boundary dispute between New York and New Jersey (Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates
, 9:81–87). News of his death appeared in the Boston Post-Boy
, 19 Jan. 1767. Obviously JA
wrote before knowing about his death.