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Cushing family

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Works: 108 works in 166 publications in 1 language and 1,588 library holdings
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William Cushing family papers by William Cushing( )

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Personal and legal papers of the Cushing family of Hingham, Scituate and Boston, Mass., 1657-1835. Includes deeds, receipts, account books, and wills of John, Jeremiah, Nathaniel, Thomas and other members of the Cushing family, 1657-1750s; shipping records for the schooner Conclusion and sloop Charming kept by John Cushing, 1750-70; correspondence between John Cushing and his children Charles and William Cushing related to personal and business matters, 1761-90s, including a letter written by William to John, 1776, describing his case of smallpox in Boston; deeds for land in Scituate kept by Roland Cushing, 1780s; papers related to William Cushing's tenure as associate justice of the Supreme Court, 1790s; and an appraisal of Charles Cushing's land, 1835
Papers by William Cushing( )

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Letters, family papers, and legal papers of William Cushing, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Includes deeds and other documents of Cushing's father, Judge John Cushing, and grandfather, John Cushing, of Scituate, Mass. Among the correspondents are Nathaniel Eels, pastor of a Scituate Congregational church (now the Norwell First Parish), William's brother Charles, Thomas Hutchinson, Benjamin Lincoln, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Abigail Adams, George Washington, and Jared Ingersoll. Among Cushing's legal papers are a critique of the proposed U.S. Constitution; two letters (dated Dec. 20, 1783) regarding eight enslaved people from South Carolina who had been arrested in Boston, but freed by Massachusetts' high court; and John Cushing Jr.'s charges to the Grand Jury of Nantucket in the 1740's
Cushing-Orne papers by Cushing (Family :( )

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Correspondence, accounts, and documents (1750-86) of Thomas Cushing (1725-1788), Boston merchant and politician, including the Resolves establishing a Committee of Correspondence sent by the Virginia House of Burgesses on March 12, 1773 to Cushing as Speaker of the Massachusetts General Court; correspondence (1781-86) between the exporting firm of John De Neufville and Sons, of Holland, and Cushing, as Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs; and the commission (Aug. 29, 1786) authorizing Cushing and others to represent Massachusetts at the Annapolis Convention on Trade. The correspondence between Cushing and the John de Neufville firm concerns goods shipped to Massachusetts by the order of Jonathan Loring Austin and describes the difficulties of shipment due to the war, the low status of American credit, and the sympathies of the Dutch people
Papers by Cushing (Family :( )

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Papers of the Cushing family, including deeds to land in Scituate and Pembroke, Mass.; a diary kept by Harvard student Thomas Cushing in 1833-34; a weather diary for 1806 kept by the Rev. Jacob Cushing of Waltham, Mass., interleaved with Nathanael Low's "Astronomical diary or almanack ... "; correspondence of U.S. Representative from Massachusetts Caleb Cushing; and correspondence and notes of Charles W. Tuttle for his memorial to Caleb Cushing, which appeared in Vol. XVII of the Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings. Caleb Cushing's correspondents include George Bancroft, Theophilus Parsons, Robert C. Winthrop, John Gorham Palfrey, and Edward Everett. Much of the writing concerns national politics, particularly the Whig Party and Daniel Webster. Included is some correspondence of Thomas Cushing, including letters from his classmate Joseph Sargent
Lloyd Vernon Briggs' collection of Massachusetts family records by L. Vernon Briggs( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Copies of the various family records - muster and pay rolls, bounty receipts, church records, etc. -- collected by Lloyd Vernon Briggs. The bulk of the collection is related to the Thomas family of Plymouth County, with smaller groups dealing with the Briggs, Cushing, Damon, Otis, and Stetson families. The copies were prepared in 1920s and 1930s
Family papers by John A Andrew( )

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Governor of Massachusetts. Papers (chiefly 1854-97) relating to Andrew's personal finances and the settlement of his estate and the estates of his widow, Eliza Jones Hersey Andrew, and their daughter, Edith Andrew; and papers of the Jones and Hersey families of Hull and Hingham, Mass., including treasurer's records (1785-1810) of Thomas Jones, treasurer of Hull, Mass.; records (1804-06) of the Hingham militia; town committee reports and records of marriages (1808-12) from Solomon Jones, clerk of Hingham; and land records (1814-1903) of Peddocks Island (Mass.). Other subjects include the Western Union Telegraph Company, and other persons represented include John Murray Forbes, and the Cushing and Loring families
Cushing family papers by Cushing (Family :( )

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Notes, receipts, letters, wills, inventories and record books of various members of the Cushing family of Hingham, Massachusetts, especially legal papers of Daniel Cushing (1619-1700), justice of the peace, town clerk, and selectman; papers of Pyam Cushing (1725-1776), constable and selectman; Henry Cushing (1764-1809); Christiana Cushing (1739-1798); and William Gray Cushing (1810-1872). Collection contains much information on local Hingham history--vital statistics, bounties on wolves, highways, land, taxes, town meetings, and the erection of the Old Ship Church (First Church) in Hingham in 1681--as well as material on the Lazell, Leavitt, Lincoln, Loring, Ripley, Smith, Sprague, Tower, and Wilder families
Papers II by Cushing (Family :( )

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Papers of the family of Thomas Cushing, member of the Continental Congress, and of Henry Newman. Cushing's papers include letters from his wife, Deborah Fletcher Cushing, containing observations on the Revolutionary War, and individual letters from James Duane, Peter Thacher, and others. Some of the letters contain brief accounts of Shays' Rebellion. Henry Newman's papers include letters on legal matters from Joseph Story, and individual letters from Henry Clay, Martin Van Buren, Abbott Lawrence, and Edward Everett. Also included is a ms. essay on the monetary principles of the Madison administration by "Uncle Toby."
Waltham Historical Society collection, ca. 1700-[ongoing]( )

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Manuscripts, business ledgers, family diaries and papers, maps, photographs, negatives, postcards, programs, newspapers, city directories, public records, deeds, indentures, sermons, organization records, and other papers, reflecting the history of Waltham, Mass. Includes materials relating to nearby towns such as Watertown, Weston, and Newton and papers of the Cushing family, including sermons of late 18th-19th century clergymen and records (late 19th century) of the family's weathervane company
Papers by Nathaniel Cushing( )

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Forty-one letters to Cushing and his wife, Mehetable Dodge Cushing, of Pembroke, Mass., from Bathsheba Whitman (1777-1864), who operated a school with S. Clapp at which several of the Cushing children were educated, relating to the school, its students, teachers (some Quakers), curriculum, and other topics; other papers of the family; letters and papers of Charles, John, Thomas, and William Cushing; and papers of the family of Nathaniel Cushing (1768-1827), of Scituate, Mass. Includes letters from Thomas Cushing to John Hancock, papers of William Cushing relating to the estate of Andrew Oliver, and letters relating to transatlantic voyages
Cushing family collection by Cushing (Family :( )

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The Cushing family collection is made up of correspondence, financial records, and other items pertaining to the family and descendants of Boston merchant Hayward P. Cushing
Papers by Cushing (Family :( )

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Correspondence, mainly for 1848-1887, consists of the personal and family letters of Mary Jacobs Cushing, Olive Cushing, John Cushing, and Nathaniel Grafton Cushing, containing family news, a few letters concerning John's Civil War service, information about his attempts to start farms in Iowa and Nebraska, and a series of letters, 1872-1873, from Taylor Z. Thistle, a freedman studying at Nashville Normal and Collegiate Theological Institute, Nashville, Tenn. Legal papers include bills of sale, land plats, leases, and a copy of the division of John Cushing's estate. Miscellaneous items include home remedies and a printed copy of the constitution of a temperance society. Among the volumes are an account book for staple groceries and a personal account book for 1852. There are numerous bills and receipts; a statement of wages for a schoolmaster, 1806-1807; and records of shipbuilding expenses, 1810-1819
Cushing and Van Buren family papers( )

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Recommendation of William B. Cushing by Abraham Lincoln, 1864; photograph, card and obituary of William B. Cushing; genealogies of Milton B. Cushing and James Henry Van Buren; and two letters, 1887 and 1889, to Katie from Grandma Cushing
 
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