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. John Pickering (1740–1811), brother of Timothy, was a member of the committee on armed vessels with Warren and
Gerry. At the time of Warren's proposal, he opposed any such measure, but later, in
a letter to Timothy Pickering, admitted that he might have been wrong (Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates
, 14:482; Mass. Provincial Congress, Jours.
, p. 308).
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