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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 41 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 16 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 11 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment 9 1 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 7 1 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 6 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 18, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), James, William 1842- (search)
James, William 1842- Psychologist; born in New York City, Jan. 11, 1842; was educated in private schools and at the Lawrence Scientific School. In 1872 he became Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University. He is the author of Principles of psychology; Psychology: briefer course; The will to believe, and other essays in popular Philosophy. He was appointed Gifford lecturer on natural religion in the University of Edinburgh for 1899-190].
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Lawrence, James 1781- Naval officer; born in Burlington, N. J., Oct. 1, 1781. His James Lawrence. father was a lawyer and distinguished loyalist during the Revolutionary War. James entered the navy as a midshipman, Sept. 4, 1798, and in the spring of 1802 was promoted to lieutenant. In the schooner Enterprise, he took a distinguished part in the destruction of the frigate Philadelphia-the (q. v.), in the harbor of Tripoli. In 1810 he was promoted to master-commander; and on Feb. 24, 1813, the Hornet, of which he was commander, fought and conquered the British Peacock (see Hornet), which sank before all her prisoners could be taken out of her. In March, 1813, he was commissioned captain, and took command of the frigate Chesapeake in May. On June 1 the Chesapeake fought the frigate Shannon, and was beaten. Captain Lawrence was mortally wounded, and died June 6. His remains were conveyed to New York, where a public funeral was held. The remains were then buried in Trinity C
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lincoln, Abraham 1809- (search)
e slavery perpetual and universal in this nation. Having made that speech principally for that object, after arranging the evidences that I thought tended to prove my proposition, I concluded with this bit of comment: We cannot absolutely know that these exact adaptations are the result of preconcert; but, when we see a lot of framed timbers, different portions of which we know have been gotten out at different times and places, and by different workmen — Stephen, Franklin, Roger, and James, for instance — and when we see these timbers joined together, and see they exactly make the frame of a house or a mill, all the tenons and mortises exactly fitting, and all the lengths and proportions of the different pieces exactly adapted to their respective places, and not a piece too many or too few — not omitting even the scaffolding — or if a single piece be lacking, we see the place in the frame exactly fitted and prepared to yet bring such piece in — in such a case we feel it imp
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), London Company, the (search)
h's grant was made void by his attainder. There was not an Englishman to be found in America then, and there was only one permanent settlement north of Mexico, that of St. Augustine. The petition was received by the King, and on April 10, 1606, James issued letters-patent to Sir Thomas Gates, Sir George Somers, Richard Hakluyt, Edward Maria Wingfield, and others, granting to them a territory extending from lat. 34° to 45° N., together with all the islands in the ocean within 100 miles of the stigma affixed to their conduct by this order, or to consent to a change in the popular form of their government. They declared themselves prepared to defend their rights against any measures the King might decide on. Incensed by their audacity, James directed a writ of quo warranto to be issued against the company, to try the validity of the charter in the court of King's Bench. The company, hopeless of obtaining justice in that court, appealed to the House of Commons for redress. They symp
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McClellan, Henry Brainerd 1840- (search)
McClellan, Henry Brainerd 1840- Educator; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 17, 1840; graduated at Williams College in 1858; joined the Confederate army in 1862; was made assistant adjutant-general of cavalry in the Army of Northern Virginia in 1863; was also chief of staff to Gens. Wade Hampton and James E. B. Stuart. He became principal of the Sayre Female Institute in Lexington, Ky., in 1870. He published Life and campaigns of Maj.-Gen. J. E. B. Stuart, commander of the cavalry of the army of Northern Virginia, etc.