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  • ’tis perhaps only negligence.
  • In 1737, Colonel Spotswood, late governor of Virginia, and then postmaster-general, being dissatisfied with the conduct of his deputy at Philadelphia, respecting some negligence in rendering, and inexactitude of his accounts, took from him the commission and offered it to me.

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  • Please forgive my negligence in not calling you sooner.
  • The jury found her criminally negligent in the fulfillment of her responsibilities.

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