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  •  Here's what John Adams wrote in his diary (2+ / 0-)
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    tommyfocus2003, Matt Z

    Of his decision to represent the British soldiers, Adams wrote in his diary:

       "The part I took in defense of captain Preston and the soldiers, procured me anxiety, and obloquy enough. It was, however, one of the most gallant, generous, manly and disinterested actions of my whole life, and one of the best pieces of service I ever rendered my country. Judgment of death against those soldiers would have been as foul a stain upon this country as the executions of the Quakers or witches, anciently."

    ACLU

    Adams when on to the Continental Congress. Cheney would berate the Massachusetts colony for selecting a traitor.

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