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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Greene, George Washington 1811-1883 (search)
Greene, George Washington 1811-1883 Author; born in East Greenwich, R. I., April 8, 1811; was educated at Brown College; became Professor of History at Cornell University in 1872. His publications include Historical view of the American Revolution; Nathanael Greene; An examination of the ninth volume of Bancroft's history; The German element in the War of American Independence; Short history of Rhode Island, etc. He died in East Greenwich, R. I., Feb. 2, 1883.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Verrazzano, Giovanni da 1508- (search)
ected Mr. Bancroft so deeply that he has left out all mention of Verrazzano in the revised edition of his History of the United States. The entire controversy is reviewed most ably by Justin Winsor, in the fourth volume of the new Narrative and critical history of America, and he shows the utter insufficiency of Murphy's objections. This review should be carefully read by the student. See also De Costa's Verrazzano the explorer, containing an exhaustive bibliography of the subject, Prof. Geo. W. Greene's essay on Verrazzano in the North American review for October, 1837, etc. The fourth volume of the Narrative and critical history of America bears the subtitle of French explorations and settlements in North America, to which subject almost the entire volume is devoted. It is an inexhaustible mine of information, to which the more careful student should constantly go in connection with almost all of the lectures on America and France. There is a chapter devoted to Jacques Cartie
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Chapter 7: marriage: tour in Europe (search)
sentry seized him, and Dr. Howe began to beat him over the head. A crowd soon gathered, and my husband was arrested and taken to the guard-house. The situation was a grave one, but the doctor immediately sent for the American consul, George Washington Greene. With the aid of this friendly official the necessary explanations were made and accepted, and the prisoner was liberated. The consul just mentioned was a cousin of my father and a grandson of the famous General Nathanael Greene of talians are apt to speak of it as la basilica di san Pietro. To another monsignore, Baggs by name, and Bishop of Pella, we owed our presentation to Pope Gregory Sixteenth, the immediate predecessor of Pope Pius Ninth. Our cousin the consul, George W. Greene, went with us to the reception accorded us. Papal etiquette was not rigorous in those days. It only required that we should make three genuflections, simply bows, as we approached the spot where the Pope stood, and three more in retiring, a
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899, Index (search)
s life saved by his wife, 119. Goodwin, Juliet R., becomes secretary of the Town and Country Club, 406. Goodwin, Prof. William W., 402; his Latin version of the Man in the Moon, 404. Graham, Mrs., Elizabeth, school of, 5. Grant, Gen. U. S., at the ball at Mr. Healy's, 421. Graves, Rev. Mary H., takes part in the convention of women ministers, 312. Greeks, Dr. Howe's labors for, 85, 86, 313, 319. Green Peace Estate, The, 152. Green, J. R., the historian, 412. Greene, George Washington, American consul at Rome, helps Dr. Howe, 123; accompanies the Howes to the papal reception, 125. Greene, Gen., Nathanael, 7, 123. Greene, Mrs. N. R., cousin of Mrs. Howe's father, anecdote of, 6. Greene, William, governor of Rhode Island, 4. Greene, Mrs. William (Catharine Ray), an ancestress of Mrs. Howe, 3; her connection with Block Island families of service, 51. Greene, William B., colonel of the First Mass. Heavy Artillery, 271. Gregory XVI., Pope, receives th