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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Rhode Island, (search)
lliam SpragueMay 1838 Samuel Ward KingMay 1840 Governors under the State Constitution. James Fenner 1843 Charles Jackson 1845 Byron Diman. 1846 Elisha Harris 1847 Henry B. Anthony 1849 Philip Allen 1851 William Warner Hoppin 1854 Elisha Dyer 1857 Thomas G. Turner 1859 William Sprague 1860 William C. Cozzens March 3, 1863 James Y. Smith1863 Ambrose E. Burnside 1866 Seth Padelford 1869 Henry Howard 1873 Henry Lippitt 1875 Charles C. Van Zandt (Republican) May 29, 1877 Alfremocrat) May 1887 Royal C. Taft (Republican) May 1888 H. W. Ladd (Republican) May 1889 John W. Davis (Democrat)May 1890 H. W. Ladd (Republican) May 1891 D. Russell Brown (Republican)May 1892-96 Charles W. Lippitt (Republican)May 1896-97 Elisha Dyer (Republican)May 1897-1900 William Gregory (Republican) 1900-1901 United States Senators. Name. No. of Congress. Term. Theodore Foster1st to 8th 1789 to 1803 Joseph Stanton 1st to 3d 1789 to 1793 William Bradford 3d to 5th 1793 to 1797
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 2: Barnstable County. (search)
ffering soldiers should demand,—we Hope never again. Provincetown Incorporated June 14, 1727. Population in 1860, 3,206; in 1865, 3,475. Valuation in 1860, $1,263,695; in 1865, $1,576,145. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, and 1863, were Robert Soper, Abraham Chapman, Simeon S. Gifford; in 1864, Simeon S. Gifford, Silas S. Young, Lysander S. Paine; in 1865, Silas S. Young, Simeon S. Gifford, Alexander Manuel. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Elisha Dyer. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters relating to the war, was held on the 2d of May, at which it was voted to pay a sum of twenty dollars to every able-bodied man who should volunteer from Provincetown in either the army or navy, to be paid on his departure from the town to join for service; also the sum of ten dollars a month for single men, and men having wives only, and fifteen dollars a month to men having families, while in the service, which pay shall begin at