The Fair Trial
The Boston Massacre
1770

 

The year before the Boston Massacre, John Adams had successfully defended Michael Corbet and other sailors accused of murdering Lt. Henry Panton, a British Naval Officer who had boarded Corbet's ship, PITT PACKET, to impress the seamen into the British Navy.
Source: The Boston Massacre by Hiller B. Zobel

John Adams in 1766, by Benjamin Blyth

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