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    • Cushing, William


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I have not yet acknowledged my obligation to you for your favor of Augt 22. if my hasty scrawls written in gloomy times and desperate circumstances, have furnished you with an amusement for a vacant hour I am glad of it. My present office is as agreeable to me as any public office ever can be: and my situation as pleasing as any on this earth, excepting Braintree. My compensation will be...
I am greatly obliged, by the Letter you did me the Honour to write me on the 18 th. of February; and regret very much the Want of Leisure to examine the Subject of it, with that Attention which its great Importance requires. That the Truth may be pleaded in Bar of a civil Action for Damages, for actionable Words, Spoken or written, I remembered very well: but it lay in my mind that Some just...
When I received your Letter of Yesterday it was too late to go out, or I should have instantly waited on you at Mr Parsons ’ s. this Morning I set out so early that it would be uncivil to oblige You to rise otherwise I would call on you before We go.— I hope to have the Pleasure to see you at Braintree or Cambridge. Give me leave to congratulate you on your appointment to the national Bench,...
I had, yesterday, the Honour of your Letter of the 20th. of May, and I read it, with all that Pleasure, which We feel on the Revival of an old Friendship when We meet a Friend, whom, for a long Time We have not Seen. You do me great Honour, sir, in expressing a Pleasure at my Appointment to the Bench; but be assured that no Circumstance relating to that Appointment has given me So much...