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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Florida, (search)
whole Atlantic coast from Cape Hatteras to Perdido Bay, west of Fort Pickens (excepting Charleston and its vicinity), had been abandoned by the Confederates. See United States, Florida, vol. IX. Territorial governors. NameTerm. Andrew Jackson1821 to 1822 William P. Duval1822 to 1834 John H. Eaton1834 to 1836 Richard K. Call1836 to 1839 Robert R. Reid1839 to 1841 Richard K. Call1841 to 1844 John Branch1844 to 1845 State governors. NameTerm. William D. Moseley1845 to 1849 Thomas Brown1849 to 1853 James E. Broome1853 to 1857 Madison S. Perry1857 to 1861 John Milton1861 to 1865 William Marvin1865 to 1866 David S. Walker1866 to 1868 Harrison Reed1868 to 1872 Ossian B. Hart1872 to 1874 Marcellus L. Stearns1874 to 1877 George F. Drew1877 to 1881 William D. Bloxham1881 to 1885 Edward A. Perry1885 to 1889 Francis P. Fleming1889 to 1893 Henry L. Mitchell1893 to 1897 William D. Bloxham1897 to 1901 William S. Jennings1901 to — United States Senators. NameNo.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Florida, (search)
s......Aug. 15, 1842 John Branch, territorial governor......1844 Congress grants eight sections of public lands in Florida for seat of government, one section in each township for public schools, two townships for two seminaries of learning, and five per cent. from sales of public lands for educational purposes; State admitted to the Union......March 3, 1845 William D. Moseley, governor of the new State......1845 Destructive hurricane passes over Key West......Oct. 11, 1846 Thomas Brown, governor......1849 Public meeting in St. Augustine petitions the federal government for removal of all Indians from the State......Aug. 25, 1849 Chief and six sub-chiefs of the Seminoles and Micasukies and a delegate from the Tallahassees meet General Twiggs in council and agree to remove west of the Mississippi and try to persuade their people to do so......Jan. 21, 1850 Two State seminaries of learning organized, one at Palatka, known as the seminary east of the Suwanee, and t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
rson, one of the defences of Augusta, taken by Clarke, Pickens, and Lee......May 24, 1781 Colonel Brown, who with British forces stands a protracted siege of Augusta by Americans, capitulates...........Jan. 28, 1857 Howell Cobb appointed Secretary of the Treasury......March 6, 1857 Governor Brown vetoes bill suspending forfeiture proceedings against banks for one year; the banks in Augus seized in New York on suspicion of being a slavetrader, but released.......June 16, 1858 Governor Brown seizes forts Pulaski and Jackson sixteen days before Georgia secedes......Jan. 3, 1861 Ornstitution......March 16, 1861 Georgia adopts a State constitution......March 23, 1861 Governor Brown by proclamation forbids the people of Georgia to pay Northern creditors......April 26, 1861 Cumberland under Slocum......Nov. 14, 1864 [City of Atlanta burned at the same time.] Governor Brown and Georgia legislature, in session at Milledgeville, leave hurriedly for Augusta......Nov.