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Context of The trial of the Honble. Admiral Byng : at a court-martial held on board His Majesty's ship the St. George, in Portsmouth harbour, Tuesday, Dec. 28, 1756, for an enquiry into his conduct, while he commanded in the Mediterranean : together with his defence : likewise an appendix, containing all the papers read in court, and several others : being much fuller, and more circumstantial, than the Judge-Advocate's minutes : because containing all the occasional speeches and reflections made by the members of the court, or the prisoners, on what was said, or passed : and each member's name prefixed to the questions he proposed : part 1[-2]
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