Adams Papers

Adjournment: 27–28 November 1770


27–28 November 1770

N.B. The Court being unable to go through this trial in one day, the King’s Attorney and the prisoners consented to the Court’s adjourning over night during the Trial, the Jury being kept together in the mean time, by proper officers, appointed and sworn by the Court for that purpose.

FIVE o’clock p.m. the Court adjourned to next morning, Wednesday [28 November]. NINE o’clock.

Wednesday, NINE o’clock, the Court met according to adjournment, and proceeded.

1Wemms Trial description begins The Trial of William Wemms, James Hartegan, William M’Cauley, [and others] ... for the Murder of Crispus Attucks, [and others], ... Superior Court of Judicature, Court of Assize, and General Goal Delivery ... taken in Short-Hand by John Hodgson, Boston, 1770. description ends 20.

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