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Bernard, Francis (1712-1779) [Appointment of Charles Cushing Sheriff of Lincoln County, Massachusetts].

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02140 Author/Creator: Bernard, Francis (1712-1779) Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: October 31, 1760 Pagination: 1 sheet ; 37 x 25 cm + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 21 x 14 cm + 1 engraving ; b&w ; 22.2 x 14.7 cm

Summary of Content: Also signed by Secretary of the Province of Massachusetts Bay Andrew Oliver. On 9 November 1760 Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay Thomas Hutchinson warrants that Cushing has taken the oaths required for the office. With paper seal of the province. Sir Francis Bernard was Royal Governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay from 1760 to 1769. One bust engraving of Francis Bernard and one bust engraving of Thomas Hutchinson included.

Background Information:

People: Francis, Bernard, fl. 1760

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Government and CivicsOath

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