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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Harper, Robert Goodloe 1765-1825 (search)
Harper, Robert Goodloe 1765-1825 Senator; born in Fredericksburg, Va., in 1765; removed to North Carolina, and towards the close of the Revolutionary War served as a trooper under General Greene; graduated at Princeton in 1785; admitted to the bar in 1786; and served in Congress from 1795 to 1801. During the War of 1812 he was in active service, attaining the rank of major-general. Afterwards he was elected to the United States Senate from Maryland, to which place he had removed upon his marriage with the daughter of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, but resigned in 1816, when he was the Federal candidate for Vice-President. He published an Address on the British treaty in 1796, and a pamphlet on the Dispute between the United States and France in 1797. He died in Baltimore, Md., Jan. 15, 1825.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, State of. (search)
Lloyd Lowndes1896 to 1900 John W. Smith1900 to — United States Senators Name.No. of Congress.Term. Charles Carroll1st to 2d1789 to 1793 John Henry1st to 5th1789 to 1797 Richard Potts2d to 4th1793 to 1796 John Eager Howard4th to 7th1796 to 1803 James Lloyd5th to 6th1798 to 1800 William Hindman6th to 7th1800 to 1803 Robert Wright7th to 9th1801 to 1806 Samuel Smith8th to 13th1803 to 1815 Philip Reed9th to 12th1806 to 1813 Robert Henry Goldsborough13th to 15th1813 to 1819 Robert G. Harper14th1816 Alexander C. Hanson14th to 15th1817 to 1819 Edward Lloyd16th to 19th1819 to 1826 William Pinkney16th to 17th1820 to 1822 Samuel Smith17th1822 Ezekiel F. Chambers19th to 23d1826 to 1834 Joseph Kent23d to 25th1833 to 1837 Robert Henry Goldsborough23d to 24th1835 to 1836 John S. Spence24th to 26th1835 to 1840 William D. Merrick25th to 28th1838 to 1845 John L. Kerr26th to 27th1841 to 1843 James A. Pearce28th to 37th1843 to 1862 Reverdy Johnson29th to 30th1845 to 1849 Da
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
Republican, 183; Rufus King, of New York, Federalist, 34. For Vice-President. Daniel D. Tompkins, of New York, Republican, 183; John Eager Howard, of Maryland, Federalist, 22; James Ross, of Pennsylvania, 5; John Marshall, of Virginia, 4; Robert G. Harper, of Maryland, 3. Vacancies, 4. Monroe was chosen President and Tompkins Vice-President. 1820. For President, James Monroe, of Virginia, Republican, 231; John Q. Adams, of Massachusetts, Republican, 1. For Vice-President, Daniel D. Tompkins, Republican, 218; Richard Stockton, of New Jersey, 8; Daniel Rodney, of Delaware, 4; Robert G. Harper, of Maryland, and Richard Rush, of Pennsylvania, 1 vote each. Vacancies, 3. James Monroe was chosen President and Daniel D. Tompkins Vice-President. The popular vote for the principal Presidential candidates since 1824 was as follows: Electoral and popular votes. Year of Election and Candidates for President.States.Political Party.Popular Vote.Plurality.Electoral Vote.Candidates fo