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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alabama. (search)
Williams1805 to 1809 David Holmes1809 to 1817 Governor of the Territory of Alabama. Wm. Wyatt BibbMarch 1817 to Nov. 1819 Governors of the State of Alabama. Wm. Wyatt BibbNov. 1819 to July, 1820 Thomas BibbJuly, 1820 to Nov. 1821 Israel PickensNov. 1821 to Nov. 1825 John MurphyNov. 1825 to Nov. 1829 Gabriel MooreNov. 1829 to Mar. 1831 Saml. B. MooreMar. 1831 to Nov. 1831 John GayleNov. 1831 to Nov. 1835 Clement C. ClayNov. 1835 to July, 1837 Hugh McVayJuly, 1837 to Nov. 1837 02 United States senators from the State of Alabama. Names.No. of Congress.Date. William R. King16th to 28th1819 to 1844 John W. Walker16th to 17th1819 to 1822 William Kelley17th to 19th1823 to 1825 Henry Chambers19th1825 to 1826 Israel Pickens19th to 20th1826 John McKinley19th to 22d1826 to 1831 Gabriel Moore22d to 25th1831 to 1837 Clement C. Clay25th to 27th1837 to 1841 Arthur P. Bagby27th to 30th1841 to 1848 Dixon H. Lewis28th to 30th1844 to 1848 William R. King30th to 32d1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Civil War in the United States. (search)
the United States Senate.—24. The South Carolina delegation in Congress offered their resignation, but it was not recognized by the speaker, and their names were called regularly through the session. —31. The Senate committee of thirteen reported that they could not agree upon any plan of adjustment of existing difficulties, and their journal was laid before the Senate. 1861.—Jan. 2. The authorities of Georgia seized the public property of the United States within its borders.—4. Governor Pickens, having duly proclaimed the sovereign nation of South Carolina, assumed the office of chief magistrate of the new empire, and appointed the following cabinet ministers: A. G. Magrath, Secretary of State; D. F. Jamison, Secretary of War; C. G. Memminger, Secretary of the Treasury; A. C. Garlington, Secretary of the Interior; and W. W. Harllee, Postmaster-General.—7. The United States House of Representatives, by a vote, commended the course of Major Anderson in Charleston Harbor.—