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Cushing, Thomas 1725-1788

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Works: 43 works in 60 publications in 1 language and 301 library holdings
Genres: History  Records and correspondence  Sources  Personal narratives  Manuscripts 
Classifications: Z1215, 973
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Some letters, etc., of John Hancock and Thomas Cushing by Allen C Thomas ( )
2 editions published in 1904 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Silas Deane letters by Silas Deane ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Silas Deane (1737-1789) was an American merchant, politician and diplomat who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress. He later repudiated the Revolution and was branded a traitor, though he was exonerated after his death. The collection consists of letters from Deane to various parties, including Sally Webb, Thomas Mumford, Thomas Cushing, and Samuel Blachley Webb. The letters concern both personal matters and issues relating to the Continental Congress and the American revolutionary cause
Hancock family papers by Hancock family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Manuscripts, business and family correspondence, receipts, contracts, inventories of bills, decedents' estates, deeds and letters to and from John Hancock while he served on the Massachusetts General Court and as President of the Continental Congress. Letters discuss equipment, supplies, commerce, the Massachusetts Militia, Continental Army, and other aspects relating to the American Revolution. Also, business correspondence discussing financial aspects, accounts, investments, shipping to and from Canada, and letters to Thomas Hancock related to his role as a prominent Boston merchant and as the supplier for the British/American troops in the French and Indian War related to shipping merchant Thomas Hancock and later John Hancock. Also includes a receipt book, 1747-55, and letter book, 1745-50, of Thomas Hancock, and letter book of John Hancock, 1780-82. Correspondents include Ebenezer Hancock, Thomas Hancock, William Donnison, James Murray, Thomas Cushing, Artemas Ward, William Livingston, William Heath, Robert Treat Paine, Dorothy Quincy, Henry Knox, Edmund Quincy, Edward Browne, and Mercy Scollay, among others
Thomas Cushing letter to Mathew Irwin by Thomas Cushing ( )
1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
One letter, dated March 2, 1776, from Boston merchant and statesman Thomas Cushing to Captain Mathew Irwin relating to the sale of linens, and to the remittance of funds for the building of two ships
The com[mit]tee appointed ... to prepare Instructions to the Representatives upon the following Draft ... : To Royall Tyler, James Otis, Thomas Cushing & Oxenbridge Thacher, Esqs ( Book )
1 edition published in 1764 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A committee of "Freeholders & Inhabitants" of the Town of Boston instructs the Town's representatives to the Massachusetts General Court to be firm in resisting the Laws of Excise (the Stamp Act), to pursue frugality in government, to assist the Town financially due to its having suffered the effects of a smallpox infestation, and to delegate powers to the selectmen which would enable them to prevent non-residents who might be infected from entering the Town
Correspondence by Samuel Dinsmore Purviance ( Book )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters are from: Samuel Adams regarding a donation of the citizens of Cecil Co., Md. to the poor of Boston, John Hancock and the Battle of Lexington; the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia; Thomas Cushing regarding the Continental Congress; Elbridge Gerry regarding an Ohio settlement, and La. and Fla. emigration; Thomas Johnson; and Abner Nash
Samuel Purviance correspondence by Samuel Purviance ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A small collection of letters written to Samuel Purviance, a Baltimore merchant, including a 1775 letter from Thomas Cushing regarding the Continental Congress and the assumption of America's governance, a letter of introduction from Samuel Adams, and a 1787 letter from Elbridge Gerry regarding expansion to western land. The collection also includes an 1805 letter from the Earl of Buchan (David S. Erskine) to James Monroe, U.S. minister at London, regarding books and pamphlets sent to the Massachusetts Historical Society
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
Thomas Cushing correspondence by Thomas Cushing ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers by Boston Fire Society ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Records and treasurer's accounts of the Fire Society of Boston whose members provided mutual aid and assistance in the event of fire to members' homes or places of business. Among the members were John Adams, Thomas Cushing, and John Hancock
Papers by Jasper Mauduit ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers (some copies) of Jasper Mauduit, colonial agent in London for the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1762-1765, and of his predecessor William Bollan. The papers concern Bollan's term as agent until his removal from office in 1762 following his failure to obtain reimbursement for the Province for military expenditures during the French and Indian War. Mauduit was appointed following his success at obtaining the payments due, and his papers contain instructions, including explanation of the political and civil rights of the colonists; and correspondence concerning Mauduit's term as agent and questions pending between Mass. and Great Britain's Parliament
Boston, to Capt. Darby by Thomas Cushing ( Book )
1 edition published in 1769 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
to Sam Holton, Esq by Thomas Cushing ( Book )
1 edition published in 1783 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Letters of Thomas Cushing, from 1767 to 1775 by Thomas Cushing ( )
1 edition published in 1858 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Papers II by Cushing family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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."
Massachusetts papers ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Collection of papers relating to Massachusetts history gathered by Alfred Langdon Elwyn consists of letters, petitions, committee reports, resolutions, and official messages relating to public events in Massachusetts, 1749-77, including proceedings of the Massachusetts House, Massachusetts Council, Provinicial Congress at Watertown, minutes of various merchant groups, records of selectmen of Boston convened to consider such matters as the Sugar and Stamp Acts, Townshend duties and Non-Importation Acts, and a copy of a narrative of the Boston Massacre sent to Benjamin Franklin by a committee of Boston selectmen, possibly the Committee of Safety. Include letters by John and Samuel Adams, Thomas Cushing, John Hancock, James Otis, and Joseph Warren to the Massachusetts agent in London, Dennys De Berdt, and correspondence between Sir Francis Bernard, Gen. Thomas Gage, Thomas Hutchinson, the Earls of Hillsborough and Shelburne and customs commissioners at the Boston customhouse
Cushing-Orne papers by Cushing family ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
(Cont'd) papers (1776-1807) of Thomas Cushing, Jr., including military commissions placing him in the Massachusetts Militia under Benjamin Lincoln in 1776 and 1786; and Orne family papers (1773-1818), including accounts (1772-75) for cordage by Timothy Orne, merchant of Salem, Mass. There is also a sizeable correspondence, 1789-1797, of the Orne sisters, Margaret, Elizabeth, and Catherine, and their cousin Bathshua Pynchon in Springfield, Mass., dealing mainly with family news and the social practices, customs, and dress of the period
by Henry Lee ( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
These papers, consisting of 76 items, are mainly of correspondence, much of which pertains to material for Lee's MEMOIRS OF THE WAR IN THE SOUTHERN DEPARTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Some of the letters comment on trade, taxation, as well as family matters. Included are various letters written by Lee, 1813-1816, while he was in the West Indies attempting to regain his health
 
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