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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Trials. (search)
f (connected with the Clan-na-Gael) were the principals. Alexander Sullivan and others arrested, June 12; Sullivan released on high bail......June 15, 1889 Martin Burke arrested at Winnipeg, Canada, indicted about June 20. The grand jury at Chicago, after sixteen days investigation, indict Martin Burke, John F. Beggs, Daniel Martin Burke, John F. Beggs, Daniel Coughlin, Patrick O'Sullivan, Frank Woodruff, Patrick Cooney, and John Kunz, with others unknown, of conspiracy and of the murder of Patrick Henry Cronin......June 29, 1889 Coughlin, Burke, O'Sullivan, Kunz, and Beggs, for murder of Cronin in Chicago, May 6: trial begins Aug. 30; the first three are sentenced to imprisonment foBurke, O'Sullivan, Kunz, and Beggs, for murder of Cronin in Chicago, May 6: trial begins Aug. 30; the first three are sentenced to imprisonment for life, Kunz for three years, and Beggs discharged......Dec. 16, 1889 [Second trial of Daniel Coughlin began Nov. 3, 1893; acquitted by jury, March 8, 1894.] Commander B. H. McCalla, of United States steamship Enterprise, by courtmartial for malfeasance and cruelty, April 22, on finding of a court of inquiry held in Brooklyn
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
Committees representing the Farmers' Alliance and Industrial Union and the Knights of Labor meet at St. Louis and adopt a platform of principles demanding the free and unlimited coinage of silver, the abolition of national banks, and issue of legal-tender treasury notes, prohibiting alien ownership of land and dealing in futures of agricultural and mechanical products......Dec. 6, 1889 Auditorium building and opera-house, Chicago, dedicated......Dec. 9, 1889 Coughlin, O'Sullivan, and Burke sentenced to life imprisonment, and Kunze to three years, for complicity in murder of Dr. Cronin, of Chicago, and Beggs acquitted......Dec. 16, 1889 La grippe invades the United States......Dec. 21, 1889 Horatio Allen, first locomotive engineer in the United States, dies at Montrose, N. J., aged eighty-eight......Jan. 1, 1890 State dinner given by the President to the Vice-President and cabinet......Jan. 7, 1890 William D. Kelley, born 1814, the oldest member of the House of Repr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
under Lord Cornwallis......February, 1781 Cornwallis issues at Hillsboro a proclamation inviting all loyal citizens to join him......Feb. 20, 1781 Battle at Guilford Court-house; the British under Cornwallis defeat the Americans under General Greene......March 15, 1781 General Assembly meets at the courthouse of Wake, where now stands the city of Raleigh......June, 1781 Tories under Col. Hector McNeill, numbering 600 men, in the early morning march into Hillsboro and capture Governor Burke and his suite and plunder the town......Sept. 13, 1781 David Fanning, a freebooter, appointed lieutenant-colonel of the royal militia in June, 1781, captures forty-four persons at Chatham Court-house while a courtmartial is in progress, July 16; besieges the garrisoned house of Col. Philip Alston, of Chatham, Aug. 8; captures forty-four Whigs under Colonel Wade, and disperses his troops at McFalls Mills, Sept. 1, and fights the Whigs at Lundley's Mill, Chatham county......Sept. 14, 17
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Westminster Abbey. (search)
rs are the palaces of the Plantagenets, the cathedrals which enshrine our old religion, the illustrious hall in which the long line of our great judges reared by their decisions the fabric of our law, the gray colleges in which our intellect and science found their earliest home, the graves where our heroes and sages and poets sleep. Indeed, I have understated their share in the abbey. It reaches down not only to the days of the Pilgrim Fathers, but to the War of Independence. Chatham and Burke and Barre as well as Patrick Henry advocated the American cause, which engaged the sympathy of the great mass of Englishmen, if not that of Grenville and North. We shall not have far to walk before we find those memorials of the abbey which belong to America in some special and distinctive way, and it is to those that I shall closely confine myself. On entering the western door you will see immediately to your right the huge monument reared by the nation to the memory of Captain Cornewe