Provincial Case File No. 21242, New Hampshire State Archives - Petition of Andrew Downer
Article 1, footnote 61
Chapter 2, footnote 22
Andrew Downer, was being detained in prison for a debt of less than 10 pounds, in violation of an Act of Parliament, and requesting no more than that “Your Worships would put the Act of Parliament in force by releasing and setting the said Andrew Downer at liberty, that his Majesty’s Service may not suffer thereby.