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- n. The rank or office of a surveyor.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The office of a surveyor.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The office of surveyor.
And, after all, to be rid of the surveyorship was a relief.
The gratification was the success of George in his application for the surveyorship of Culpeper.
Second, if this fail, then to make their indignation useful by extorting from the President, as a means of placating them, the surveyorship and naval office.
The Government is not aware of the incalculable service rendered by the facts I learned from this pilot, and I therefore take the present occasion to ask his promotion to the surveyorship of New Orleans, for which I should think him well suited in this crisis.
It has been affirmed that Hawthorne made use of the Honorable Mr. Upham, the excellent historian of Salem witchcraft, as a model for Judge Pyncheon, and that this was done in revenge for Mr. Upham's inimical influence in regard to the Salem surveyorship.
Once calamity threatened him; a creditor distrained on the horse and the instruments necessary to his surveyorship; but
The point of attack was the Salem Post Office, but this proved impracticable, and attention was turned to the Custom House, where either the surveyorship or the naval office might be got.
One morning he awoke to find himself deprived, by political chicanery, of the income of a custom-house surveyorship which for some while past had served to support his small family.
Richard Lindsay was supported for the surveyorship and myself for the naval office.
My surveyorship is lost, and I have no expectation, nor any desire, of regaining it.
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