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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
May 22, 1876 George W. McCrary March12, 1877 Alexander Ramsey Dec. 10, 1879 Robert T. Lincoln .March 5, 1881 William C. Endicott March 6, 1885 Redfield Proctor March 5, 1889 Stephen B. Elkins Dec. 17, 1891 Daniel S. Lamont March 6, 1893 Russel A. Alger March 5, 1897 Elihu Root Aug. 1, 1899 March 5,1901 secretaries of the Navy. Benjamin Stoddert May 21, 1798 Robert SmithJuly 15, 1801 Name.Appointed. J. Crowninshield March 3, 1805 Paul Hamilton March 7, 1809 William Jones Jan. 12, 1813 B. W. Crowninshield Dec. 19, 1814 Smith Thompson Nov. 9, 1818 Samuel L. Southard Sept.16, 1823 John Branch March 9, 1829 Levi Woodbury May 23, 1831 Mahlon Dickerson June 30, 1834 James K. Paulding June 25, 1838 George E. Badger March 5, 1841 Abel P. Upshur Sept.13, 1841 David Henshaw July 24, 1843 Thomas W. Gilmer Feb. 15, 1844 John Y. Mason March14, 1844 George Bancroft March10, 1845 John Y. Mason Sept. 9, 1846 William B. Preston March 8, 1849 William A.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Carteret, Sir George 1599- (search)
ed in the hands of the sheriff. He was tried in May (1678), and though Andros sent his jurors out three times, with instructions to bring in a verdict of guilty, he was acquitted. But he was compelled to give security that he would not again assume political authority in New Jersey. The Assembly of New Jersey were asked to accept the duke's laws, but they preferred their own. At the same time they accepted the government of Andros, but with reluctance. Carteret went to England with complaints, and the case was laid before the duke by his widow after his death. The Friends, of west Jersey, had already presented their complaints against Andros, and the case was referred to the duke's commissioners. These, advised by Sir William Jones, decided that James's grant reserved no jurisdiction, and that none could be rightly claimed. This decided the matter for east Jersey also, and in August and October, 1680, the duke signed documents relinquishing all rights over east and west Jersey.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jones, William -1831 (search)
Jones, William -1831 Born in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1760; served throughout the Revolutionary War, at first in the army and later in the navy; elected to Congress in 1801; appointed Secretary of the Navy in 1813. He died in Bethlehem, Pa., Sept. 5, 1831.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Jersey, (search)
for Fenwick, who had made the first settlement, at Salem, on the Delaware, and arranging to dispose of the remainder for the benefit of Billinge's creditors. Meanwhile, a large immigration of Quakers from England had occurred, and these settled below the Raritan, under a liberal government. Andros required them to acknowledge his authority as the representative of the duke, but they refused, because the territory had passed out of the possession of James. The case was referred to Sir William Jones, the eminent jurist and Oriental scholar, who decided in favor of the colonists. The first popular Assembly in west Jersey met at Salem in November, 1681, and adopted a code of laws for the government of the people. Late in 1679 Carteret died; and in 1682 William Penn and others bought from his heirs east Jersey, and appointed Robert Barclay governor. He was a young Scotch Quaker and one of the purchasers, who afterwards became one of the most eminent writers of that denomination.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Rhode Island, (search)
34 Richard Ward July 15, 1740 William Greene May, 1743 Gideon WantonMay 1745 William GreeneMay 1746 Gideon WantonMay 1747 William GreeneMay 1748 Stephen HopkinsMay 1755 William GreeneMay 1757 Stephen Hopkins March 14, 1758 Samuel Ward May, 1762 Stephen HopkinsMay 1763 Samuel WardMay 1765 Stephen HopkinsMay 1767 Josias LyndonMay 1768 Joseph WantonMay 1769 Nicholas Cooke Nov., 1775 William GreeneMay, 1778 John Collins May 1786 Arthur FennerMay 1790 James FennerMay 1807 William JonesMay 1811 Nehemiah R. KnightMay 1817 William C. GibbsMay 1821 James FennerMay 1824 Lemuel H. ArnoldMay 1831 John Brown FrancisMay 1833 William SpragueMay 1838 Samuel Ward KingMay 1840 Governors under the State Constitution. James Fenner 1843 Charles Jackson 1845 Byron Diman. 1846 Elisha Harris 1847 Henry B. Anthony 1849 Philip Allen 1851 William Warner Hoppin 1854 Elisha Dyer 1857 Thomas G. Turner 1859 William Sprague 1860 William C. Cozzens March 3, 1863 James Y. S