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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Curtis, Benjamin Robbins 1809-1874 (search)
Curtis, Benjamin Robbins 1809-1874 Jurist; born in Watertown, Mass., Nov. 4, 1809; graduated at Harvard in 1829; admitted to the bar in 1832; appointed to the United States Supreme Court in 1851; resigned in 1857, when he returned to Boston; was one of the counsel for President Johnson during the impeachment trial. He died in Newport, R. I., Sept. 15, 1874.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Johnson, Andrew 1808- (search)
tters therein contained name, designate, describe, or define any act or mode or form of attempt, device, contrivance, or means, or of attempt at device, contrivance, or means, whereby this respondent can know or understand what act or mode or form of attempt, device, contrivance, or means, or of attempt at device, contrivance, or means, are imputed to or charged against this respondent in his office of President of the United States, or intended so to be, or whereby this respondent can more fully or definitely make answer unto the said article than he hereby does. And this respondent, in submitting to this honorable court this his answer to the articles of impeachment exhibited against him, respectfully reserves leave to amend and add to the same from time to time, as may become necessary or proper, and when and as such necessity and propriety shall appear. Andrew Johnson. Henry Stanbery, B. R. Curtis, Thomas A. R. Nelson, William M. Evarts, W. S. Groesbeck, Of Counsel.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
ve, a committee of managers is appointed by ballot to prepare articles of impeachment and to conduct the prosecution before the Senate. The managers, on the part of the House, in the President's case, were John A. Bingham, of Ohio; George S. Boutwell, of Massachusetts; James F. Wilson, of Iowa; John A. Logan, of Illinois; Thomas Williams, of Pennsylvania; Benjamin F. Butler, of Massachusetts; Thaddeus Stevens, of Pennsylvania. The President's counsel were: Henry Stanbery, of Kentucky; B. R. Curtis, of Massachusetts: Thomas A. R. Nelson, of Tennessee; William M. Evarts, of New York; William S. Groesbeck, of Ohio; Jeremiah S. Black, of Pennsylvania. The preliminary proceedings in impeachment cases are formal and tedious. When all things are ready the members of the House, before proceeding to the Senate, resolve themselves into a committee of the whole House for the purpose of prosecuting the impeachment and attend in that manner, though none of them but the managers takes part i
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Supreme Court, United States (search)
826-28217771828 John McLean, Ohio1829-613217851861 Henry Baldwin, Pennsylvania1830-441417791844 James M. Wayne, Georgia1835-673217901867 Roger B. Taney, Maryland1836-642817771864 Philip B. Barbour, Virginia1836-41517831841 John Catron, Tennessee1837-652817861865 John McKinley, Alabama1837-521517801852 Peter V. Daniel, Virginia1841-601917851860 Samuel Nelson, New York1845-722717921873 Levi Woodbury, New Hampshire1845-51617891851 Robert C. Grier, Pennsylvania1846-702317941870 Benjamin R. Curtis, Massachusetts1851-57618091874 John A. Campbell, Alabama1853-61818111889 Nathan Clifford, Maine1858-812318031881 Noah H. Swayne, Ohio1861-812018041884 Samuel F. Miller, Iowa1862-902818161890 David Davis, Illinois1862-771518151886 Stephen J. Field, California1863-973418161899 Salmon P. Chase, Ohio1864-73918081873 William Strong, Pennsylvania1870-801018081895 Joseph P. Bradley, New Jersey1870-922218131892 Ward Hunt, New York1872-821018111886 Morrison R. Waite, Ohio1874-8814181
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ams, and John A. Logan elected managers......March 2, 1868 Senate organizes as a court of impeachment......March 5, 1868 General Hancock succeeded by General Buchanan as commander of 5th Military District......March 18, 1868 Answer of President Johnson to articles of impeachment read in court by his counsel......March 23, 1868 Prosecution begun by B. F. Butler......March 30, 1868 Chinese embassy, headed by Anson Burlingame, arrives at San Francisco......March 31, 1868 Benjamin R. Curtis opens the defence in court of impeachment......April 9, 1868 Memorial monument and statue of President Lincoln unveiled at Washington......April 15, 1868 Grand Army of Republic institutes Memorial or Decoration Day by order designating May 30 for observance......May 5, 1868 Senate votes upon eleventh article of impeachment; 35 (not two-thirds) for conviction, 19 for acquittal......May 16, 1868 Republican National Convention assembles at Chicago, and Joseph R. Hawley, of Con