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  • Then, tho’ it should be true, he had left many debts, which his successor might be call’d upon to pay.
  • Temple Franklin and his successors.
  • At length Captain Denny, who was Governor Morris’s successor, ventured to disobey those instructions; how that was brought about I shall show hereafter.
  • Now we are not sure that we are arrived at the end of this progression, and at the perfection of spiritual or theological knowledge; and we fear that, if we should once print our confession of faith, we should feel ourselves as if bound and confin’d by it, and perhaps be unwilling to receive farther improvement, and our successors still more so, as conceiving what we their elders and founders had done, to be something sacred, never to be departed from."

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  • He was President Lincoln’s successor.
  • The manager is nearing retirement, so they are searching for a successor.

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