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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), America, discoverers of. (search)
f a colony on Sable Island, left some cattle there, whose progeny, four-score years afterwards. gave food to unfortunate persons left on the island by the Marquis de la Rochee. Six years later, Juan Ponce de Leon, an old Spanish nobleman, sailed from Porto Rico, in the West Indies, of which he was governor, in search of an island containing a fabled fountain of youth. He did not find the spring, but discovered a beautiful land covered with exquisite flowers, and named it Florida. In 1520 Lucas Vasquez de Allyou, a wealthy Spaniard, who owned mines in Santo Domingo, voyaged northwesterly from that island, and discovered the coast of South Carolina. Meanwhile the Spaniards had been pushing discoveries westward from Hispaniola, or Santo Domingo. Ojeda also discovered Central America. In 1513 Vasco Nuñez de Balboa discovered the Pacific Ocean from a mountain summit on the Isthmus of Darien. Francisco Fernandez de Cordova discovered Mexico in 1517. Pamphila de Narvaez and Ferdinand
f 305.859,948 bushels, valued at $82,582,186; the first in hay; and the second in oats. The equalized valuation of all taxable property was $539,673,691; and the total bonded debt was $10,937. During the past five years the bank deposits have more than doubled; nearly 1,500 miles of railroad are under construction, which will make the entire mileage about 5,000. The population in 1890 was 1,911,896; in 1900, 2,231,853. See United States, Iowa, vol. IX. Governors—territorial. Robert Lucasassumes officeJuly, 1838 John Chambers July, 1841 James ClarkJuly, 1845 Governors—State. Ansel Briggsassumes office1846 Stephen Hempstead.Dec., 1850 James W. GrimesDec., 1854 Ralph P. LoweDec., 1858 Samuel J. Kirkwood Jan., 1860 William M. StoneJan., 1864 Samuel MerrillJan., 1868 C. C. CarpenterJan., 1872 Samuel J. Kirkwood. Jan., 1876 Joshua G. NewboldactingJan., 1876 John H. Gear.assumes officeJan. 1878 Buren R. Sherman Jan. 1882 William LarrabeeJan. 1886 Horace Boie
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Ohio, (search)
States, Ohio, in vol. IX. Territorial governors Name.Term BeganTerm expired.Politics. Arthur St. Clair17881802.... Charles W. Byrd18021803.... State governors. Edward Tiffin18031807.... Thomas Kirker18071808.... Samuel Huntington18081810.... Return Jonathan Meigs18101814.... Othniel Looker18141814.... Thomas Worthington18141818.... Ethan Allen Brown18181822... Allen Trimble18221822.... Jeremiah Morrow18221826.... Allen Trimble18261830.... Duncan McArthur18301832.... Robert Lucas18321836Democrat. Joseph Vance18361838Whig. Wilson Shannon18381840Democrat. Thomas Corwin18401842Whig. Wilson Shannon18421844Democrat. Thomas W. Bartley18441844.... Mordecai Bartley18441846Whig. William Bebb18461849Whig Seabury Ford18491850Whig Reuben Wood18501853Democrat. William Medill18531854Democrat 18541856Democrat Salmon P. Chase18561860Republican. William Dennison18601862Republican. David Tod18621864Republican. John Brough18641865Republican. Charles Anderson1865186
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
the Cumberland settlements drawn up and articles signed at Nashboro......May 13, 1780 Battle of Boyd's Creek, a confluent of the French Broad. Troops under Col. John Sevier, returning from the battle of King's Mountain, join in expedition against the Cherokees and disperse them on their way to massacre the Watauga settlers......October, 1780 Indian atrocities and massacres of settlers in middle Tennessee, throughout this and the following year, begin by an attack on the house of Major Lucas at Freeland's Station, on the Cumberland, near Stone River......Jan. 15, 1781 Battle of the Bluffs, where Nashville now stands; an unsuccessful attack of the Cherokees on the fort......April 2, 1781 Pre-emption right allowed to settlers on the Cumberland by legislature of North Carolina, 640 acres to each family or head of family......April, 1782 Court of oyer and terminer held at Jonesboro for Washington and Sullivan counties......Aug. 15, 1782 Treaty at Nashboro, by which th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
tates of the United States, lies between lat. 36° 30′ and 39° 40′ N., and long. 75° 25′ and 83° 34′ W. It is bounded on the north and west by Kentucky and West Virginia, on the north and east by Maryland, Chesapeake Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, and on the south by North Carolina and Tennessee. It is 425 miles in length east and west and 205 miles in breadth north and south. Area, 40,125 square miles in 100 counties. Population in 1890, 1,655,980; 1900, 1,854,154. Capital, Richmond. Lucas Vasquez de Ayllon's supposed entry of the James River......1527 Capt. Philip Amidas and Arthur Barlow leave the Thames in two small vessels fitted out by Sir Walter Raleigh......April 27, 1584 They enter Ocracock Inlet and land on the island of Wocoken in Albemarle Sound......July 13, 1584 After exploring Albemarle and Pamlico sounds and the island of Roanoke, they take two natives, Manteo and Wauchese, to England......September, 1584 [This country lying between 34° and 45
The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1863., [Electronic resource], More about the treatment of our prisoners in the North. (search)
half dozen or more citizens of Jefferson and Loudoun counties arrested under orders from Brigadier-General Heber commanding at Harper's Ferry, were brought to that point as prisoners. Among them were Rouses an old gentleman, Dre Stocker and Robert Lucas Capt. Glenn, and Robert Lucas Jr. formerly sheriff of the county. They had been arrested on various charges, tramped up for the co There is a marked difference in the treatment of military and what they term politics prisoners. We latter recRobert Lucas Jr. formerly sheriff of the county. They had been arrested on various charges, tramped up for the co There is a marked difference in the treatment of military and what they term politics prisoners. We latter receive very little consideration, and have all manner of epithets applied to them-- in as horse thieves, both whackers, &c. On the evening of the arrival at the fort of the parties above mentioned old Mr. Rouses, who did not step up as briskly as was desired by the tyrant who had charge of him, was rudely seized by the back of the neck and violently thrust into his cell and cursed as a horse thief. Our friend says that the Commandant of the Fort, during his stay there, (Col. Perkins,) was a