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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hare, John Innes Clark 1817- (search)
Hare, John Innes Clark 1817- Jurist; born in Philadelphia. Pa., Oct. 17, 1817; graduated at the University of Pennsylvania in 1834; admitted to the bar in 1841; became an associate judge of the district court of Philadelphia; and was presiding judge of the court of common pleas in 1875-95. He published American leading cases in law (with Horace B. Wallis), etc.; and was editor of Smith's leading cases in law; White and Tudor's leading cases in equity; Hare on contracts; and the New England Exchequer reports.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Silliman, Benjamin 1779-1864 (search)
e winter of 1804-5, his first full course of lectures, and soon afterwards went to England, visiting the mining districts there and attending lectures in London and Edinburgh. He also visited Holland, and published an account of his European experiences. He made a partial geological survey of Connecticut after his return, which is believed to be the first of such explorations made in the United States. In 1813 he published an account of his experiments with the oxyhydrogen blow-pipe of Dr. Hare, by which he (Silliman) had greatly extended the list of bodies known to be fusible. He founded the American journal of Science and art in 1810, of which for twenty-eight years he was an editor, and twenty years of that time sole editor. His son, Benjamin Silliman, Jr., became associate editor in 1838, and in 1846 the editorship was transferred to Prof. James D. Dana and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. Besides giving lectures on chemistry and geology in most of the large cities of the Union, Profe