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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Rhode Island, (search)
ArnoldMay 1831 John Brown FrancisMay 1833 William SpragueMay 1838 Samuel Ward KingMay 1840 Governors under the State Constitution. James Fenner 1843 Charles Jackson 1845 Byron Diman. 1846 Elisha Harris 1847 Henry B. Anthony 1849 Philip Allen 1851 William Warner Hoppin 1854 Elisha Dyer 1857 Thomas G. Turner 1859 William Sprague 1860 William C. Cozzens March 3, 1863 James Y. Smith1863 Ambrose E. Burnside 1866 Seth Padelford 1869 Henry Howard 1873 Henry Lippitt 1875 Charleliam Sprague 27th to 28th 1842 to 1844 James F. Simmons 27th to 30th 1841 to 1847 John B. Francis 28th 1844 to 1845 Albert C. Greene 29th to 33d 1845 to 1851 John H. Clark 30th to 33d 1847 to 1853 Charles T. James 32d to 35th1851 to 1857 Philip Allen 33d to 36th 1853 to 1859 James F. Simmons 35th to 37th 1857 to 1862 Henry B. Anthony 36th to 48th 1859 to 1884 Samuel G. Arnold 37th 1862 to 1863 William Sprague 38th to 44th 1863 to 1875 Ambrose E. Burnside 44th to 47th 1875 to 1881 Nel
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spain, War with (search)
ry out your recommendation, but concentration of force will require some time. Roads bad and Cubans scattered. Will march without delay. Santiago de Cuba well fortified with advanced intrenchments, but believe good artillery position can be taken. Spanish force approximates 12,000 between Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo, 3,000 militia. Will maintain a Cuban force near Holguin to prevent sending reinforcements to Santiago. The above given to me by Admiral Sampson to forward to you. Allen. The following is an extract from a cable message from Admiral Sampson to the Secretary of the Navy, which was repeated to me at Tampa on June 12, for my information: Mole St. Nicholas, Haiti. General Miles's letter received through Colonel Hernandez on June 6. Garcia regards his wishes and suggestions as orders, and immediately will take measures to concentrate forces at the points indicated, but he is unable to do so as early as desired on account of his expedition to Banes Por
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ticonderoga, operations at (search)
t Pittsfield, Mass., by Colonels Easton and Brown, with about forty followers. Allen was chosen the leader after the whole party reached Castleton, at twilight, on May 7. Colonel Easton war chosen to be Allen's lieutenant, and Seth Warner, of the Green Mountain Boys, was made third in command. At Castleton Colonel Arnold joineith a tremendous shout the New-Englanders awakened the sleeping garrison, while Allen ascended the outer staircase of the barracks to the chamber of the commander (Cnder! The captain rushed to the door, followed by his trembling wife. He knew Allen, and recognized him. Your errand? demanded the commander pointing to his men, Allen said, I order you to surrender. By what authority do You demand it? inquired Delaplace. By the authority of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress! answered Allen, with emphasis, at the same time flourishing his broadsword over the head of the terrified commander. Delaplace surrendered the fort and its depende
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States, the frigate (search)
ll her boats were rendered useless but one. Of her Decatur's medal. officers and men—300 in number—thirty-six were killed and sixty-eight were wounded. The loss of the United States was five killed and six wounded. the Macedonian was a new ship, and though rated at thirty-eight, carried forty-four guns. The action occurred not far from the island of Madeira. After the contest Decatur returned to the United States, arriving off New London Dec. 4, 1812. the Macedonian, in charge of Lieutenant Allen, arrived at Newport Harbor at about the same time. At the close of the month both vessels passed through Long Island Sound, and, on Jan. 1, 1813, the Macedonian was anchored in the harbor of New York, where she was greeted as a Newyear's gift. She comes with the compliments of the season from old Neptune, said one of the newspapers. The boys in the streets were singing snatches of a song: Then quickly met our nation's eyes, The noblest sight in nature, A first-rate frigate as a
on the matter. Mr. Buchanan will probably address letters to some of our Ministers to the leading Courts of Europe, which may cause those Governments, if they have any such purpose as is ascribed to them, to pause for a time. The revenue cutters. The following is a list of the United States revenue cutters. They are all sailing vessels, schooner rigged, except the Harriet Lane, which is a steamer: Duane, Captain Evans, stationed at Norfolk, Va, and almost a new vessel. Philip Allen. Captain Sands, stationed at Baltimore, Md., and almost a new vessel. Forward, Captain Nones, stationed at Wilmington, Del., an old vessel, and carries two guns. Harriet Lane, Captain Faunce, stationed at New York, is a new ship, propelled by steam, carries four 24-pound Dahlgren side guns, with a long 32-pound pivot gun forward, and a full crew. James Campbell, Captain Clarke, stationed at New London, Conn, nearly new, carries one 32-pound pivot gun, and is pierced for fo
Death of Ex-Governor Allen. Providence, December 16. --Hon. Philip Allen, formerly Governor of this State, and afterwards United States Senator, died this morning at his residence here.