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Caleb Cushing (1800–1879)

Cushing, Caleb. A famous American jurist, statesman, and diplomatist; born at Salisbury, MA, Jan. 17, 1800; died at Newburyport, MA, Jan. 2, 1879. He was United States commissioner to China (1843–44); Attorney-General (1853–57); counsel before the Geneva arbitration tribunal (1871–72); minister to Spain (1874–77). He published: ‘Reminiscences of Spain’; ‘Life of William Henry Harrison’ (1840); ‘History of Newburyport’ (1826); etc.