Legal Papers of John Adams, Volume 2
Legal CategoryI. Town Government
Document GroupPingry v. Thurston
Document GroupPatch v. Herrick
Document GroupEmmons v. Brewer
Legal CategoryJ. Conservation
Document GroupWadsworth v. Loring; Winslow v. Clark
Legal CategoryK. Religion
Document GroupPierce v. Wright
Document GroupGreen v. Washburn 1769
Legal CategoryL. Slavery
Legal CategoryM. Admiralty—Civil Jurisdiction
Document GroupDoane v. Gage
Legal CategoryN. Admiralty—Revenue Jurisdiction
The majority of John Adams' cases in the Court of Vice Admiralty involved breaches of the ...
Document GroupPetition of Lechmere
Document GroupFolger v. Sloop Cornelia
Document GroupSewall v. Hancock
Document GroupDowse v. Thirty-three Hogsheads of Molasses
Document GroupSheaffe v. The Triton
Document GroupDowse v. Nineteen Casks of Molasses
Document GroupButler v. The Union
Document GroupDawson v. The Dolphin
Document GroupDawson v. The Jenny
Document GroupRoss' Case
Legal CategoryO. Admiralty—White Pine Acts Jurisdiction
Legal CategoryP. Admiralty—Criminal Jurisdiction
The Vice Admiralty Courts had jurisdiction over a multitude of petty criminal offenses ...
Document GroupRex v. Corbet
British impressment of American seamen, a grievance normally associated with the War of ...
28. H. 8, c. 15. For Pirates. ...
28th. Hen. 8th. c. 15. “For Pirates.” Where Traytors, Pirates, Thieves, Robbers, Murtherers, ...
Humbly shews Michael Corbit of Marblehead in the County of Essex, Mariner that this Hon'ble ...
And the said Ezekiel Price says, that he to the said plea of the said John Ryan above ...
Mr. Fitch. ...
But, the first Question that is to be made, according to my Opinion, is, whether Impresses ...
Document GroupRex v. Nickerson
Legal CategoryQ. Admiralty—Prize Jurisdiction
Document GroupPenhallow v. The Lusanna
Legal CategoryR. Criminal Law
Document GroupRex v. Richardson
Document GroupRex v. Ross
Document GroupRex v. Moyse and Reader
Document GroupRex v. Bell