Paine’s Minutes of Cushing’s and Lynde’s charges to the Jury1
29 October 1770
J. Cushing. It is odd the Town should think of doing Justice by a Mob.
The principal Q[uestion] whether the Prisoner gave Order.
J. Lynde. Principal Q[uestion] whether Prisoner gave Order. I fear people come in too hostile a Manner.
1. Paine Massacre Notes. See Descriptive List of Sources and Documents.