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Cushing, William 1732-1810

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Works: 37 works in 78 publications in 1 language and 1,612 library holdings
Genres: History  Genealogy  Newspapers  Trials, litigation, etc 
Classifications: KFM2925,
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William Cushing family papers by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
Judicial notebook by William Cushing ( )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Judicial notebook kept by William Cushing, Chief Justice of the Mass. Supreme Judicial Court, in 1783 regarding the case of the Commonwealth v. Jennison. The case, which involved a black slave Quock Walker, resulted in Cushing's ruling that slavery was inconsistent with the Mass. State Constitution of 1780
Cambridge, to Judge Cushing by Elbridge Gerry ( )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Setting forth an explanation for his position and his actions at the meeting of January 19th of the Constitutional Convention of Massachusetts; protesting the treatment of him by Judge Dana; saying "...if there is at this time so little freedom in America as that a person in discharging a most important public trust cannot conduct according to the obligations of honor & the dictates of his Conscience, it appears to me of little consequence, what form of Government we adopt, for we are not far removed from a state of slavery. I shall only add Sir, that I have subjoined a state of facts founded on documents relative to my consent that the lesser States should have an equal representation in the senate;" offering his respect for the "honorable Convention", but adding "that I cannot again place myself in a situation where I must hear my conduct misrepresented without the privilege of requesting leave of your honorable body to establish facts & promote Justice
Washington, D.C., to Mr. and Mrs. Cushing by Thomas Jefferson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1805 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers by Nathaniel Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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
William Cushing correspondence by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Boston, to John Hancock, Governor of Massachusetts by William Cushing ( )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Forwarding the court's opinion in the matter of the Complaint of the Governor of South Carolina that the Massachusetts judiciary had illegally interfered with the return of eight runaway slaves; the opinion states that the negroes had been unlawfully imprisoned but that that act in no wise constituted an infringement of the rights of either the U.S. or the State of South Carolina
Manuscripts by Charles Lowell ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Manuscripts collected by Charles Lowell regarding colonial New England, politics, and the Revolutionary War. In particular, the papers of politicians: Lowell's father John Lowell, Joshua Brackett, Joseph Whipple, William Whipple, and James Lovell. Topics discussed include relations of the colonies with England (1729); a plan of union for the colonies for their mutual defense and security; politics; and financial and other aspects of the Revolution, in particular New Hampshire's strained financial situation as a result of the war. Also, the Declaration of Independence, a state lottery in Pennsylvania to raise money for the cause, Shays's Rebellion, West Indian imports to the United States, and the U.S. court system. Correspondents include Thomas Dwight, Robert Traill, William Cushing, Theodore Sedgwick, Samuel Sewall, Jeremy Belknap, Robert Morris, Caleb Strong, and Jonathan Sewall
Letters to George Simpson by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Two letters regarding Cushing's salary
Papers by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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, comments on a case in which a slave was declared free under the Massachusetts constitution, and John Cushing Jr.'s charges to the Grand Jury of Nantucket in the 1740's
Supplement to the Independent chronicle : January 31, 1788 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Notes of cases decided in the Superior and Supreme Judicial Courts of Massachusetts from 1772 to 1789; taken by the Hon. William Cushing, one of the judges during that period and most of the time Chief Justice by John D Cushing ( )
1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Notes of cases taken by Judge William Cushing during his tenure on the Massachusetts superior and supreme courts. Transcribed from the original [HLS MS 4083]
Scrapbook by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Scrapbook of Arthur Prentice Rugg containing pamphlets, letters, articles and addresses, and copies of manuscripts relating to U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Cushing and the Cushing family. Included are ms. addresses by Grafton Dulaney Cushing and Harvey Hunter Pratt. Many of the items relate to the erection of a tablet to William Cushing in 1919 by the Scituate (Mass.) Historical Society
Notes of cases decided in the Superior and Supreme Judicial Courts of Massachusetts from 1772 to 1789; taken by the Hon. William Cushing, one of the judges during that period and most of the time Chief Justice by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Notes of cases taken by Judge William Cushing during his tenure on the Massachusetts superior and supreme courts
[Scrapbook of newspaper clippings: the federalist nos. 1-33] by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Scrapbook of William Cushing containing newspaper clippings from New York papers of the first "33 numbers of the Foederalist" cf., verso of front cover. Authorship for each essay is assigned in notes presumably by Cushing
Charge to Grand Jury by William Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Charge to the Grand Jury of York County, District of Maine, in June 1780, from the chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, William Cushing
 
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