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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 280 280 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 72 72 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 42 42 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 28 28 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 26 26 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 21 21 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3 21 21 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 19 19 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 18 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Academy of natural Sciences, (search)
Academy of natural Sciences, An institution in Philadelphia, Pa.; founded in 1812; has published Journals since 1817, and Proceedings since 1841; and is noted for its very large collection of specimens in natural history.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Addicks, John Edward, 1841- (search)
Addicks, John Edward, 1841- Capitalist; born in Philadelphia, Nov. 21, 1841. Interested in gas companies. He was a candidate for United States Senator from Delaware for several years, built failed of election. His adherents prevented the election of any one, and as a consequence Delaware has been unrepresented in the United States Senate for several years.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alabama. (search)
98 Joseph F. JohnstonNov. 1898 to Nov. 1900 W. J. SamfordNov. 1900 to Nov. 1902 United States senators from the State of Alabama. Names.No. of Congress.Date. William R. King16th to 28th1819 to 1844 John W. Walker16th to 17th1819 to 1822 William Kelley17th to 19th1823 to 1825 Henry Chambers19th1825 to 1826 Israel Pickens19th to 20th1826 John McKinley19th to 22d1826 to 1831 Gabriel Moore22d to 25th1831 to 1837 Clement C. Clay25th to 27th1837 to 1841 Arthur P. Bagby27th to 30th1841 to 1848 Dixon H. Lewis28th to 30th1844 to 1848 William R. King30th to 32d1848 to 1852 Benj. Fitzpartrick30th to 36th1848 to 1861 Jeremiah Clemens31st to 33d1849 to 1853 Clement C. Clay. Jr33d to 36th1853 to 1861 37th, 38th, and 39th Congresses vacant. George E. Spencer40th to 46th1868 to 1879 Williard Warner40th to 42d1868 to 1871 George Goldthwaite42d to 45th1872 to 1877 John T. Morgan45th to----1877 to---- James L. Pugh47th to 55th1880 to 1897 Edmund W. Pettus55th to----1897 to
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alden, James, 1810-1877 (search)
Alden, James, 1810-1877 Naval officer; born in Portland, Me.. March 31, 1810; became a midshipman in 1828; lieutenant in 1841; commander in 1855; captain, Jan. 2, 1863; commodore, July 25, 1866; and rear-admiral, June 19, 1871. He was a participant in the South Sea Exploring Expedition under Lieutenant Wilkes, and served under Commodore Conner on the Gulf coast of Mexico during the war with that country. He was active in the reinforcement of Fort Pickens; in the expedition against Galveston; as commander of the Richmond in the passage of Forts Jackson and St. Philip in the capture of New Orleans; and at Vicksburg, Port Hudson. Mobile Bay, and Fort Fisher. He was appointed chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Detail in 1869, and, after his promotion to rear-admiral, commander of the European squadron. He died in San Francisco, Cal., Feb. 6, 1877.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Arnold, Samuel Greene, 1821-1880 (search)
Arnold, Samuel Greene, 1821-1880 Legislator and author; born in Providence, R. I., April 12, 1821. He was graduated at Brown University in 1841. After extensive travel in Europe, the East, and South America, he became, in 1852, lieutenant-governor of Rhode Island. In 1861 he took the field in command of a battery of artillery. He was lieutenant-governor, 1861-62, and United States Senator in 1863. He was the author of a History of Rhodc Island. He died in Providence, Feb. 12, 1880.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bache, Alexander Dallas, 1806- (search)
l observations. He resigned from the army in 1827, and from that time until 1832 he was a professor in the University of Pennsylvania. Ardently devoted to scientific pursuits, he made important discoveries. In 1836 he was chosen president of the board of trustees of Girard College, and he was very efficient in the organization of that institution. He visited Europe to study various institutions of learning there; and in 1839 he published a Report on the European system of Edducationi. In 1841 he became the first principal of the Philadelphia High School; and in 1843 he was appointed superintendent of the United States Coast Survey. His services in this field were of the highest importance. Various universities conferred Alexander Dallas Bache. upon him the honorary degree of Ll.D. He published several scientific essays; was a member of the Light-house Board; a regent of the Smithsonian Institution, and active in various public labors. Dr. Bache bequeathed $42,000 to the Acade
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bankruptcy laws, past and present. (search)
national laws, the others being named from the years 1800, 1841, and 1867 while, in many of the States, and from their verys. It was repealed in December, 1803. 2. The statute of 1841, said to have been largely the work of Daniel Webster, intr the United States would be constitutional. Yet our law of 1841 extended the meaning of the term trader so that, in involun have been liable to proceedings in bankruptcy. Our law of 1841 was limited to natural persons. That of 1867 was made exprand bankers to the entire business community. Our law of 1841 defined but five acts of bankruptcy, all predicated on frautwo centuries ago. Beginning in 1849, in England, and in 1841, in the United States, preferences have been interdicted bym. That of 1800 did not inhibit such transactions; that of 1841 made the giving of preferences ground for refusing a dischaled to a discharge unless he paid 75 cents on a dollar. In 1841 a majority of creditors in number and value might prevent t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bell, John, -1869 (search)
ty of Nashville) in 1814, and studied law in Franklin, Tenn. In 1817 he was elected to the State Senate. After the expiration of his term he practised law till 1827, when he was elected to Congress. he served in the House of Representatives till 1841 by re-elections. After abandoning his free-trade views, he became one of the founders of the Whig party (q. v.), and was elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 1834. President Harrison appointed him Secretary of War in 1841, but he rey (q. v.), and was elected speaker of the House of Representatives in 1834. President Harrison appointed him Secretary of War in 1841, but he resigned with other members of the cabinet (excepting Daniel Webster) when President Tyler left the Whig party. In 1847-59 he was a member of the United States Senate, and in 1860 he was the unsuccessful candidate of the constitutional Union party (q. v.) for President, with Edward Everett for Vice-President. He died in Cumberland, Tenn., Sept. 10, 1869.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Benedict, Lewis, 1817- (search)
Benedict, Lewis, 1817- Military officer; born in Albany, N. Y., Sept. 2, 1817; was a graduate of Williams College; was admitted to the bar in 1841; was surrogate of Albany county in 1848, and member of Assembly in 1861. He entered the military service as lieutenant-colonel of volunteers in 1861; served in the campaign on the Peninsula in 1862; was captured, and confined in Libby and Salisbury prisons several months, and when exchanged was sent to the Department of the Gulf, where he was distinguished for his wisdom and bravery. he served as brigadiergeneral in the Red River campaign, till killed in the battle of Pleasant Hill, La., April 9, 1864.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bentley, Charles Eugene, 1841- (search)
Bentley, Charles Eugene, 1841- Clergyman; born in Warner's, N. Y., April 30 1841; became a Baptist minister, chairman of the State Prohibition Convention in 1864, and subsequently candidate for various offices. In 1896 he was the Presidential candidate of the Liberty party.
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