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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, State of (search)
Dem. Harris Lewis. John W. Mears. Grover ClevelandDemocrat 1882 Charles J. FolgerRepublican Alphonso A. HopkinsProhibition Epenetus HoweGreenback. David B. HillDemocrat1884 1885 Ira DavenportRepublican H. Clay BascomProhibition 1888Warner MillerRepublican W. Martin JonesProhibition State governors-continued. Name. Party. When elected. Opponents.Party. Roswell P. FlowerDemocrat. 1891 J. Sloat FassettRepublican. John W. BruceProhibition. Daniel De LeonSocialist. Levi P. Morto to 1867 Edwin D. Morgan38th to 41st1863 to 1869 Roscoe Conkling40th to 47th1867 to 1881 Reuben E. Fenton41st to 44th1869 to 1875 Francis Kernan44th to 47th1875 to 1881 Thomas C. Platt47th1881 Elbridge G. Lapham47th to 49th1881 to 1885 Warner Miller47th to 50th1881to 1887 William M. Evarts49th to 52d1885 to 1891 Frank Hiscock50th to 53d1887 to 1893 David B. Hill52d to 55th1891 to 1897 Edward Murphy, Jr.53d to 56th1893 to 1899 Thomas C. Platt55th to — 1897 to — Chauncey M. Depew56th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, State of (search)
h disturbed by the outrages committed by the Ku-Klux Klan (q. v.). Governor Holden declared martial law in two counties; and for this articles of impeachment were preferred against him, and he was removed from office. Population in 1890, 1,617,947; in 1900, 1,893,810. See Amidas, Philip; United States, North Carolina, in vol. IX. proprietary governors. Colony of Albemarle. William Drummondappointed1863 Samuel StephensappointedOct., 1667 George Cartwrightpresident of council1674 —Millerpresident of councilJuly, 1677 John Culpeperusurps the governm'tDec., 1677 John Harveypresident of council1680 John Jenkinsappointed governorJune, 1680 Henry Wilkinsonappointed governorFeb., 1681 Seth Sothelappointed governor1683 Philip Ludwellappointed governor1689 Alexander Lillingtonappointed deputy gov1693 Thomas Harveyappointed deputy gov1695 North Carolina. Henderson Walkerpresident of council1699 Robert Danielappointed deputy gov1704 Thomas Careyappointed deputy gov1705
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
tion of the Red Cross, organized June 9, with Miss Clara Barton as president, incorporated......July 1, 1881 President Garfield shot by Charles Jules Guiteau in the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad station at Washington, D. C.......July 2, 1881 Lieut. Adolphus W. Greely, with a party of twenty-five in all, sails from St. John's, Newfoundland, in the Proteus to establish one of thirteen circumpolar stations for scientific purposes in accordance with European plans......July 7, 1881 Warner Miller, of New York, elected to Senate to succeed Platt......July 16, 1881 Elbridge G. Lapham, of New York, elected to Senate to succeed Conkling......July 22, 1881 Nathan Clifford, United States Supreme Court judge, born 1803, dies at Cornish, Me......July 25, 1881 Wrangell Island or Land, off the Siberian coast, taken possession of in name of the United States by Captain Hooper and Mr. Reynolds of the revenue-cutter Corwin......Aug. 12, 1881 Forest fires in Huron and Sanilac cou
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
ailed from Alexandria, June 12, reaching New York, July 20, 1880. Total height, 90 feet; height of shaft, 69 feet; weight of shaft in pounds, 443,000. Total expense of removal and erection, $103,732, paid by William H. Vanderbilt. This obelisk is supposed to have been made 1591-1565 B. C. at Heliopolis; removed to Alexandria 22 B. C.] Alfred B. Street, poet, born at Poughkeepsie, 1811, dies at Albany......1881 United States Senators Conkling and Platt resign......May 16, 1881 Warner Miller and Elbridge G. Lapham elected......July 17, 1881 Thurlow Weed, politician and journalist, dies at New York City, aged eighty-five......Nov. 22, 1882 Grover Cleveland, Democrat, elected governor......November, 1882 Edwin D. Morgan, born 1811; dies at New York City......Feb. 14, 1883 Commission of statistics of labor established by law......May 4, 1883 East River suspension bridge, connecting New York and Brooklyn, opened......May 24, 1883 Civil service commission create
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
ans River, where Hertford was afterwards built......1672 Governor Stephens dies and George Cartwright, speaker of the Assembly of Albemarle, succeeds in 1673, but resigns and is succeeded by Governor Eastchurch, represented by a secretary, one Miller, whom he appoints president of the council and acting governor......July, 1673 People, tried by the extortion and tyranny of Miller, revolt under John Culpeper, imprison the president and six members of the council, call a legislature and assuMiller, revolt under John Culpeper, imprison the president and six members of the council, call a legislature and assume control......December, 1677 Culpeper goes to England to explain to the lords proprietors, and John Harvey, president of the council, takes charge of the government, John Jenkins, being appointed governor by the proprietors, succeeding him......June, 1680 Governor Jenkins dies and is succeeded by Henry Wilkinson......December, 1681 Seth Sothel, who had purchased the rights of Lord Clarendon, arrives as governor of Albemarle......1683 Fundamental constitutions, framed in 1669, are