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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Netherland. (search)
eturning from Virginia, appeared before New York. The governor, Francis Lovelace, was absent in Connecticut, and Col. John Manning was in command of the renamed Fort James. English despotism had weakened the allegiance of the inhabitants of the citgarded their countrymen as liberators. The city was virtually reconquered when the summons to surrender was made. When Manning beat the drums for volunteers to defend the town, few came, and those not as friends, for they spiked the cannon in front of the statehouse. Manning sent a messenger for Lovelace; and when the Dutch ships came up and fired broadsides upon the fort, he returned the fire, and shot the enemy's flag-ship through and through. Then 600 soldiers landed on the shores of thraged them to storm the fort. They were marching down Broadway for that purpose, when they were met by a messenger from Manning with a proposition to surrender it if his troops might be allowed to march out with the honors of war. The proposition w
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
an, Treasury. Congress, House Democratic; Randall, speaker; Senate, 1877-79, Republican; 1879-81, Democratic. 1881-85; Garfield; Arthur, Vice-Presi- dent (succeeded as President Sept. 19, 1881), Republican; Blaine, later Frelinghuysen, State; Windom and others, Treasury; Lincoln, War. Congress, 1881-83, Senate tie, House Republican; Keifer, speaker; 1883-85, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Carlisle, speaker. 1885-89: Cleveland; Hendricks, Vice-President, Democrat; Bayard, State; Manning, Fairchild, Treasury; Whitney, Navy. Congress, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Carlisle, speaker. 1889-93: Harrison; Morton, Vice-President, Republican; Blaine, State; Windom, at first, Treasury; Tracy, Navy. Congress, Senate Republican, House, 1889-91, Republican; Reed, speaker; 1891-93, Democratic; Crisp, speaker. 1893-97: Cleveland; Stevenson, Vice-President, Democrat; Gresham, then Olney, State; Carlisle, Treasury; Lamont, War; Olney, then Harmon, Attorney-General; Bissell,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
New York New Orange.] Anthony Colve appointed governor......August, 1673 Albany and Esopus reduced......August, 1673 French build Fort Frontenac on Lake Ontario......1673 Peace between England and Holland; New Netherland restored to England......February and March, 1674 New patent granted to the Duke of York by Charles II......June 29, 1674 Maj. Edmund Andros appointed governor......July 1, 1674 Formal delivery of New Netherland to the English......Nov. 10, 1674 Capt. John Manning, who surrendered New York to the Dutch in 1673, courtmartialled and sentenced to have his sword broken over his head, and forbidden to wear a sword or serve the crown......February, 1675 Philip of Pokanoket's, or King Philip's, War......1675 New fort built by La Salle at Frontenac......1676 Governor Andros asserts English sovereignty over the Iroquois......1676 Father Hennepin among the Mohawks......1677 France denies English sovereignty over the Iroquois......1677 F