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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 32 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 12 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 7 1 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
John Dimitry , A. M., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 10.1, Louisiana (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 7. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 2 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 4 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 5. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), McKinley, William 1843- (search)
oys' instructions. Following these brilliant victories, on Aug. 12, 1898, upon the initiative of Spain, hostilities were suspended and a protocol was signed with a view to arranging terms of peace between the two governments. In pursuance thereof I appointed as commissioners the following distinguished citizens to conduct the negotiations on the part of the United States: William R. Day, of Ohio; William P. Frye, of Maine; Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota; George Gray, of Delaware, and Whitelaw Reid, of New York. In addressing the peace commission before its departure for Paris, I said: It is my wish that throughout the negotiations intrusted to the commission the purpose and spirit with which the United States accepted the unwelcome necessity of war should be kept constantly in view. We took up arms only in obedience to the dictates of humanity and in the fulfilment of high public and moral obligations. We had no design of aggrandizement, and no ambition of conquest. Thr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
ntonCalAmer 1888. Grover ClevelandN. Y.Dem5,538,23398,017168Allen G. ThurmanO.Dem168 Benjamin Harrison*Ind.Rep5,440,216233Levi P. Morton*N. Y.Rep233 Clinton B. FiskN. J.Pro249,907John A. BrooksMo.Pro Alson J. StreeterIll.U. L.148,105C. E. CunninghamArkU'd L. R. H. CowdryIll.U'd L.2,808W. H. T. WakefieldKan.U'd L. James L. CurtisN. Y.Amer1,591James B. GreerTennAmer 1892. Grover Cleveland*N. Y.Dem5,556,918380,810277Adlai E. Stevenson*Ill.Dem277 Benjamin HarrisonInd.Rep5,176,108145Whitelaw ReidN. Y.Rep145 James B. WeaverIowaPeop1,041,02822James G. FieldVaPeop22 John BidwellCal.Pro264,133James B. CranfillTexPro Simon WingMass.Soc. L.21,164Charles H. MatchettN. Y.Soc. L. 1896. William McKinley*O.Rep7,104,779601,854271Garret A. Hobart*N. J.Rep271 William J. BryanNeb.Dem6,502,925176Arthur SewallMeDem176 William J. BryanNeb.PeopThomas E. WatsonGaPeop Joshua LeveringMd.Pro132,007Hale JohnsonIll.Pro John M. PalmerIll.N. Dem133,148Simon B. BucknerKyN. Dem Charles H. Matchet
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Reid, Whitelaw (search)
Reid, Whitelaw Journalist; born near Xenia, O., Oct. 27, 1837; graduated at Miami University in 1856; and soon after- Samuel Chester Reid. Whitelaw Reid wards began his connection with the press and with politics. As war correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette he attracted attention by his graphic and accurate descriptions over the signature of Agate. After a short experience in cotton-plant---ing, he began, in 1868, his long association with the New York Tribune. He succeeded GreeleWhitelaw Reid wards began his connection with the press and with politics. As war correspondent of the Cincinnati Gazette he attracted attention by his graphic and accurate descriptions over the signature of Agate. After a short experience in cotton-plant---ing, he began, in 1868, his long association with the New York Tribune. He succeeded Greeley in 1872 in the editorship, and soon became the chief owner. Though influential in party politics, he held no office until 1889, when he accepted the position of United States minister to France. Returning in 1892, he was associated with Benjamin Harrison on the Republican ticket as candidate for Vice-President. He was a special commissioner of the United States at Queen Victoria's Jubilee in 1897, and one of the American commissioners to negotiate peace with Spain at the close of the war o
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spain, treaty with (search)
tate; Cushman K. Davis, of Minnesota, United States Senator; William P. Frye, of Maine, United States Senator; George Gray, of Delaware, United States Senator; Whitelaw Reid, of New York. On the part of Spain: Eugenio Montero Rios, president of the Senate; Buenaventura de Abarzuza, W. R. de Villa Urrutia, Gen. R. Cerero, J. de G for that purpose appointed as plenipotentiaries: The President of the United States: William R. Day, Cushman K. Davis, William P. Frye, George Gray, and Whitelaw Reid, citizens of the United States. And her Majesty the Queen Regent of Spain: Don Eugenio Montero Rios, president of the Senate; Don Buenaventura de Abarzuzuplicate at Paris, the tenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-eight. [seal.] William R. Day, Cushman K. Davis, William P. Frye, George Gray, Whitelaw Reid, Eugenio Montero Rios, B. De Abarzuza, J. De Garnica, W. R. De Villa Urrutia, Rafael Cerero. Spain, War with
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
gasoline, which ignites on Oil Creek between Titusville and Oil City; flood and fire result in the loss of over 100 lives......June 5, 1892 Republican National Convention assembles at Minneapolis, Minn., June 7; Governor McKinley, of Ohio, permanent chairman, June 8; on first ballot Benjamin Harrison receives 535 1/6 votes; Blaine, 182 1/6; McKinley, 182; Reed, 4; Robert T. Lincoln, 1. On motion of Charles McKinley the nomination of Harrison is made unanimous. At the evening session Whitelaw Reid, of New York, is nominated for Vice-President by acclamation......June 10, 1892 President Harrison, by message to Congress, recommends retaliation against Canada for discrimination against American vessels......June 20, 1892 Democratic National Convention meets in Chicago, Ill., June 21; W. L. Wilson, of West Virginia, chosen permanent chairman, June 22; first ballot for President cast June 23: Cleveland, 617 1/3; Hill, 115; Boies, 103; Gorman, 36 1/2; Carlisle, 14; Cleveland decla