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Legal Papers of John Adams, Volume 1

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Legal CategoryA. Law Study

Legal CategoryB. Adams' Pleadings Book

Legal CategoryC. Torts

Document GroupBassett v. Mayhew; Mayhew v. Bassett; Mayhew v. Allen

Document GroupKing v. Stewart

This case, an early instance of patriotic violence which disturbed Adams deeply, arose on ... 4 January 1768 King, Richard Province of the Massachusetts Bay To His Excellency the Governor The Honorable His Majestys ... 2 July 1771 King, Richard To The Honle. His Majesty's Justices of the Supr. Court of Judicature Court of Assize &c. ... 1 June 1774 — 30 June 1774 Adams, John To the Sheriff of our county of Cumberland his under-Sheriff or Deputy, Greeting. ... 1 June 1773 — 30 June 1773 Cushing, William Richard King v. Jno. Stewart & al ... 31 May 1773 King, Richard to Burbank, Silas I receved Yours of the 17th. Current, and a Second that appearsto have ben wrote Since. In ... 28 June 1773 Burbank, Silas Whereas Richard King Esq. hath released me from Gaol where I have been sometime confined by ... 28 June 1773 Burbank, Silas I Silas Burbanks of lawful age testify and say, that in the spring of the Year 1766, a few ... 19 January 1773 — 9 July 1774 Newbegin, John I John Newbegin of Lawful Age testify and say that the Evening of the 18th Day of March 1766 ... 16 June 1773 Wingate, Jonathan I Jonathan Wingate of lawful age testify and say that about eight or ten days before Mr. ... 1 April 1766 — 30 April 1766 Stewart, John to King, Richard In Considiration whar of a number of the Suns of liburty have Shun a mordrit resmenti.e. ... 27 May 1774 King, Richard Richard King To those Imediately Consirned in his action of review against them Depending &c.... 29 June 1774 Sayward, Jonathan Jonathan Sayward of York in Said County of York, Esqr. Testifys and Says that He very well ... 1 July 1774 — 31 July 1774 Adams, John Scurlogging. ... 7 July 1774 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am engaged in a famous Cause: The Cause of King, of Scarborough vs. a Mob, that broke into ...

Document GroupCotton v. Nye

Document GroupBurnam v. Mugford

Document GroupGill v. Mein

Document GroupGray v. Pitts

Legal CategoryD. Contracts

Legal CategoryE. Commercial Law

Document GroupAlcock v. Warden

Document GroupApthorp v. Gardiner

Document GroupBancroft v. Lee

Document GroupCrowningshield v. Lee

Document GroupLongman v. Mein; Wright & Gill v. Mein

Legal CategoryF. Property

Document GroupProut v. Minot

Document GroupKeen v. Turner

Document GroupClap's Will

Document GroupClap v. Randall

Document GroupHill v. Whiting

Document GroupPrescott v. Keep; Prescott v. Priest

Document GroupWilkins v. Fuller; Smith v. Fuller

Legal CategoryG. Domestic Relations

Legal CategoryH. Administrative Law

Document GroupRoxbury v. Boston

Document GroupPlympton v. Middleboro

Document GroupChelsea v. Boston

Document GroupBrookline v. Roxbury

Document GroupEssane v. Dotey

Document GroupGage v. Headley

Document GroupJosselyne v. Harrington

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