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1787. 3 Sittings. [Wednesday] July 25

The Witnesses for the Plaintiff proved a case of great violence and oppression exercised by the Defendant against the Complainant in seizing boats the property of the Plaintiff and beating and confining the Servants of the Plaintiff for which Acts no kind of cause was either proved or suggested, although Mr. Church, Advocate for the Defendant, said the Defendant had been utterly ruin’d and an undertaking of publick utility completely destroy’d by the false accusations preferred by the Plaintiff against
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