Letter from Peter Oliver to Robert Treat Paine, 3 January 1771
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Peter Oliver, future chief justice of the Superior Court and a member of the Massachusetts House, writes to Robert Treat Paine, one of the prosecutors in the Boston Massacre trials, asking him to submit a copy of his oral argument to the printer for an upcoming publication covering the trial proceedings.