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The Daily Dispatch: September 23, 1862., [Electronic resource] 22 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 14 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 14 0 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.) 12 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 8 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: July 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 5 1 Browse Search
The picturesque pocket companion, and visitor's guide, through Mount Auburn 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 (search)
Dunmore, John Murray, Earl of, 1732-1809 royal governor; born in Scotland in 1732; was descended in the feminine line from the house of Stuart. He was made governor of New York in January, 1770, and of Virginia, July, 1771, arriving there early in 1772. When the Virginia Assembly recommended a committee of correspondence (March, 1773), he Seal of Lord Dunmore. immediately dissolved it, and in May, 1774, he again dissolved the Assembly because it had passed a resolution making the Ist of June a day of fasting and prayer. This was the same day which had been appointed by the Massachusetts legislature for the same purpose. In 1775, finding the people of his colony committed to the cause of freedom, he engaged in a conspiracy to bring the Indians in hostile array against the Virginia frontier. He employed Dr. John Connelly, whom he had commissioned in 1774 to lead a movement for sustaining the claims of Virginia to the whole district of Pennsylvania west of Lord Dunmore'
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
nor Fauquier from sending delegates to the congress in New York to oppose the Stamp Act......October, 1765 George Mercer appointed distributer of stamps, but not permitted to serve......October, 1765 Repeal of the Stamp Act......March, 1766 Governor Fauquier dies......1768 Norborne Berkeley, Baron de Boutetourt, arrives in Virginia as governor......November, 1768 Governor Boutetourt dies......October, 1770 [William Nelson, president of the council, acting governor.] John Murray, Earl of Dunmore, governor, arrives at Williamsburg......1772 Virginia House of Assembly appoints a committee of correspondence, and recommends similar appointments to the other colonies to promote union......March, 1773 Governor Dunmore dissolves the House of Burgesses for setting apart June 1 as a day of fasting and prayer, in sympathy with the people of Boston......May 25, 1774 First Continental Congress meets at Philadelphia; Peyton Randolph, of Virginia, president......Sept.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Universalists, (search)
Universalists, A sect who believe in the final salvation of all. James Relly, who published his Union in 1760, founded the sect of Universalists in Great Britain; and John Murray, in America, about 1770. The sect barely exists in Great Britain, but flourishes in the United States. In 1818 Hosea Ballou taught that retribution is confined to this life, and those who could not accept this doctrine formed a distinct sect and took the name of Universal Restorationists at Mendon, Mass., Aug. 17, 1831. University and College education in the United States