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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807 (search)
Baldwin, Abraham, 1754-1807 Legislator; born in Guilford, Conn., Nov. 6, 1754; originated the University of Georgia, and was its president for several years; was a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1785-88, and a member of the Constitutional Convention in 1787. In 1789-99 he was a Representative in Congress, and was then elected to the United States Senate, of which he was president pro tem. in 1801-02. He died in Washington, D. C., March 4, 1807.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Federal convention, the. (search)
declined the appointment, George McClure was nominated to supply his place; North Carolina—Richard Caswell, Alexander Martin, William Richardson Davie, Richard Dobbs Spaight, and Willie Jones. Richard Caswell having resigned, William Blount was appointed a deputy in his place. Willie Jones having also declined his appointment, his place was supplied by Hugh Williamson; South Carolina— John Rutledge, Charles Pinckney, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, and Pierce Butler; Georgia—William Few, Abraham Baldwin, William Pierce, George Walton, William Houston, and Nathaniel Pendleton. Fac-similes of the signatures of the signers of the Constitution, copied from the original in the archives of the national government, are given on preceding pages. William Jackson was secretary. A committee was appointed to report rules of proceeding by the convention. They copied them chiefly from those of Congress, and their report was adopted. Each State was to have one vote; seven States were to const<
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
. Jenkins1865-67 Gen. T. H. Ruger1867-68 Rufus B. Bullock1868-72 James Milton Smith1872-77 Alfred H. Colquitt1877-82 Alexander H. Stephens1882-83 Henry D. McDaniel1883-86 John B. Gordon1886-90 William J. Northen1890-94 William Y. Atkinson1895-98 Allen D. Candler1898– United States Senators. NameNo. of CongressDate. William Few1st and 2d1789 to 1793 James Gunn1st to 7th1789 to 1801 James Jackson3d1794 to 1795 George Watson4th1795 Josiah Tattnall4th to 5th1796 to 1799 Abraham Baldwin6th to 9th1799 to 1807 James Jackson7th to 8th1801 to 1806 John Milledge9th to 12th1806 to 1809 George Jones10th1807 William H. Crawford10th to 12th1807 to 1813 United States Senators (continued). NameNo. of Congress.Date. Charles Tait11th1809 William B. Bullock13th1813 Williams Wyatt Bibb13th to 14th1813 to 1816 George M. Troup14th to 15th1816 to 1819 John Forsyth15th1819 John Elliott16th to 18th1819 to 1824 Freeman Walker16th1819 to 1821 Nicholas Ware17th to 18th1821
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lincoln, Abraham 1809- (search)
re John Langdon, Nicholas Gilman, William S. Johnson, Roger Sherman, Robert Morris, Thomas Fitzsimmons, William Few, Abraham Baldwin, Rufus King, William Paterson, George Clymer, Richard Bassett, George Read, Pierce Butler, Daniel Carroll, and Jamesgress were three of the thirty-nine who framed the original Constitution. They were John Langdon, George Read, and Abraham Baldwin. They all probably voted for it. Certainly they would have placed their opposition to it upon record if, in their ualso was passed without ayes or nays. In the Congress which passed it there were two of the thirty-nine. They were Abraham Baldwin and Jonathan Dayton. As stated in the case of Mississippi, it is probable they both voted for it. They would not ham. But this would be counting John Langdon, Roger Sherman, William Few, Rufus King, and George Read each twice, and Abraham Baldwin three times. The true number of those of the thirty-nine whom I have shown to have acted upon the question which, b