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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Maryland, (search)
d blockhouses on the frontier, and for a joint expedition against Fort Duquesne......March 22, 1756 Governor Sharpe appoints a day of thanksgiving for the capture of Fort Duquesne, and the Assembly grants £ 1,500 to the Maryland troops who took part in the expedition......November, 1758 Frederick, Lord Baltimore, agrees to the appointment of the commission, Messrs. Mason and Dixon, who surveyed the line known by their name, and set up milestones: agreement made......July 4, 1760 Zachariah Hood, a merchant of Annapolis, is appointed stamp distributer under the Stamp Act; arriving with his stamps, he is obliged to land clandestinely; his effigy is whipped, hanged, and burned, and he seeks refuge in New York. The Assembly, prorogued from 1763, meets and protests against the Stamp Act, and appoints Col. Edward Tilghman, William Murdock, and Thomas Ringgold delegates to the congress of deputies from all the colonies......1765 Frederick county court deciding the Stamp Act unco
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
of a Mrs. Williams in Greeneville, east Tennessee. In attempting to escape he is killed......Sept. 4, 1864 Federals under Schofield repulse Confederates under Hood at Franklin......Nov. 30, 1864 Federals retire from Franklin and occupy Nashville Dec. 1; Hood advances and partially invests Nashville......Dec. 3-14, 1864 Hood advances and partially invests Nashville......Dec. 3-14, 1864 Thomas defeats Hood at Nashville......Dec. 15-16, 1864 Constitutional amendment abolishing slavery framed by a convention which sits at Nashville, Jan. 9 to Jan. 26, 1865, ratified by a vote of the people, 21,104 to 40......Feb. 22, 1865 Legislature ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment......April 5, 1865 President Lincoln diHood at Nashville......Dec. 15-16, 1864 Constitutional amendment abolishing slavery framed by a convention which sits at Nashville, Jan. 9 to Jan. 26, 1865, ratified by a vote of the people, 21,104 to 40......Feb. 22, 1865 Legislature ratifies the Thirteenth Amendment......April 5, 1865 President Lincoln dies, Andrew Johnson President......April 15, 1865 Law disfranchising all citizens who have voluntarily borne arms for or aided the Confederate government......1866 Law making negroes and Indians competent witnesses......1866 Race riot in Memphis; twenty-four negroes killed......May 1-3, 1866 Fourteenth Amendment to Co
t. the crown officers. On the third of September, Coxe, the stamp officer for New Jersey, renounced his place. On the previous night, Sharpe to Halifax, 15 Sept. a party of four or five hundred, at Annapolis, pulled down a house, which Zachariah Hood, the stamp master for Maryland, was repairing, to be occupied, it was believed, for the sale of the stamps; and, shaking with terror, yet not willing to part with the unpopular office, which had promised to be worth many hundreds Sharpe to Calvert, 16 Aug., 1765. a year, he fled from the colony to lodgings in the fort of New-York, as the only safe asylum. Petition of Z. Hood to Colden, 16 Sept. 1765. Golden to Conway, 23 Sept. The Maryland lawyers were of opinion, that the Stamp Tax must be declared invalid by the courts of Maryland, as a breach of chartered rights. One man published his card, refusing to pay taxes to which he had not consented. All resolved to burn the stamp paper, on its arrival in Annapolis; and the Gov