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. 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.
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.