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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
March 5, 1801 William Eustis March 7, 1809 John Armstrong Jan. 13, 1813 James Monroe Sept.27, 1814 William H. Crawford Aug. 1, 1815 George Graham Ad interim John C. Calhoun Oct. 8, 1817 James Barbour March 7, 1825 Peter B. Porter May 26, 1828 John H. Eaton March 9, 1829 Lewis Cass Aug. 1, 1831 Joel R. Poinsett .March 7, 1837 John Bell March 5,1841 John C. Spencer Oct. 12, 1841 James M. Porter March 8, 1843 William Wilkins Feb. 15, 1844 William L. Marcy March 6, 1845 George W. Crawford March 8, 1841 Charles M. Conrad Aug.15, 1850 Jefferson Davis March 5, 1853 John B. Floyd March 6, 1857 Joseph Holt Jan. 18, 1861 Simon Cameron March 5, 1861 Edwin M. Stanton Jan. 15, 1862 Ulysses S. Grant, ad interimAug.12, 1867 Lorenzo Thomas, ad interimFeb. 21, 1868 John M. Schofield May 28, 1868 John A. Rawlins March11, 1869 William W. Belknap Oct. 25, 1869 Alphonso Taft March 8, 1876 James D. Cameron May 22, 1876 George W. McCrary March12, 1877 Alexander Ramsey
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crawford, George Washington 1798- (search)
Crawford, George Washington 1798- Statesman; born in Columbia county, Ga., Dec. 22, 1798; graduated at Princeton in 1820; appointed attorney-general of Georgia in 1827; elected to the State legislature in 1837, and to Congress in 1843. The same year he was elected governor of Georgia, and re-elected in 1845. President Taylor appointed him Secretary of War in 1849.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
789-90 Edward Telfair1790-93 George Matthews1793-96 Jared Irwin1796-98 James Jackson1798-1801 David Emanuel1801 Josiah Tattnall1801-2 John Milledge1802-6 Jared Irwin1806-9 David B. Mitchell1809-13 Peter Early1813-15 David B. Mitchell1815-17 William Rabun1817-19 Matthew Talbot, acting1819 John Clark1819-23 George M. Troup1823-27 John Forsyth1827-29 George R. Gilmer1829-31 Wilson Lumpkin1831-35 William Schley1835-37 George R. Gilmer1837-39 Charles J. McDonald1839-43 George W. Crawford1843-47 George W. B. Towns1847-51 Howell Cobb1851-53 Herschel V. Johnson1853-57 Joseph E. Brown1857-65 James Johnson1865 Charles J. 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 2d1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Georgia, (search)
tax 20 per cent......1841 After much opposition bill passes, adding 25 per cent. to State tax of previous year ......1842 Suspension from office of Bishop Andrews of Methodist Episcopal Church, for marrying a slave-holder, results in the formation of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, organized at Louisville, Ky......May 1, 1845 Settlement previously known as Marthasville and Terminus is named Atlanta......1847 Macon and Atlanta telegraph line in operation......1849 George W. Crawford appointed Secretary of War......March 6, 1849 Wallace, Iverson, and Lumpkin, of Georgia, issue a manifesto to people of the United States, declaring emancipation certain unless prevented by the slave States, and calling upon the latter for union and concert in self-defence......1849 Gen. Narciso Lopez, having fled from Cuba to New York under charges of conspiracy, organizes an expedition against Cuba, lands at Savannah, is arrested, but discharged amid the cheers of the people an