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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
$536,000, was placed in the State coffers. Soon after this, a draft for $300,000 was received by the sub-treasurer at New Orleans, which that fiscal officer refused to pay, saying, The money in my custody is no longer the property of the United States, but of the republic of Louisiana. See United States, Louisiana, vol. IX. Territorial Governor. Name.Term. William C. C. Claiborne 1804 to 1812 State governors. William C. C. Claiborne1812 to 1816 James Villere 1816 to 1820 Thomas B. Robertson1820 1824 H. S. Thibodeaux1824 Henry Johnson1824 to 1828 Pierre Derbigny1828 to 1829 A. Beauvwis 1829 to 1830 Jacques Dupre1830 to 1831 Andre B. Roman1831 to 1834 Edward D. White1834 to 1838 Andre B. Roman1838 to 1841 Alexander Mouton1841 to 1845 Isaac Johnson1845 to 1850 Joseph Walker1850 to 1854 Paul O. Hebert1854 to 1858 Robert C. Wickliffe1858 to 1860 Thomas O. Moore1860 to 1863 Michael Hahn1864 Henry F. Allen1864 James M. Wells1864 to 1867 B. F. Flanders1867 to 1
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York City (search)
Quakeress, living on the Incleberg (now Murray Hill), who entertained the British officers with wines and other refreshments, and vivacious conversation. Putnam, on hearing of the landing at Kip's Bay, had struck his flag at Fort George, foot of Broadway, and made his way to Harlem Heights, sheltered from observation by intervening woods. Lord Dunmore, who was with the British fleet, went ashore and unfurled the British standard over the fort. On the same day British troops, under General Robertson, took possession of the city of New York, and held it seven years, two months, and ten days. Howe made his headquarters at the Beekman mansion at about Fiftieth Street and East River. Great fire of 1776. The British anticipated snug winter quarters in the city of New York, when, at a little past The conflagration of 1776. midnight, Sept. 21, 1776, a fire broke out in a low drinking-place and brothel—a wooden building on the wharf, near Whitehall Slip. The wind was brisk from t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Prescott, William Hickling 1796-1859 (search)
Prescott, William Hickling 1796-1859 Historian; born in Salem, Mass., May 4, 1796; grandson of Col. William Prescott; graduated at Harvard College in 1814; William Hickling Prescott. adopted a literary rather than a professional career, in consequence of an injury to his eye while in college. In 1824 he commenced contributing to the North American review, and in June, 1826, began his History of Ferdinand and Isabella (3 volumes, 1838). This work placed him in the front rank of historians and was followed by Conquest of Mexico (3 volumes, 1843); Conquest of Peru (2 volumes, 1847); and History of Philip II. of Spain (3 volumes, 1855-58). He intended to add three volumes more, but he did not live to complete them. In 1856 he published Robertson's Charles V., with notes and a supplement. His works have been translated into several European languages. He died in Boston, Jan. 28, 1859.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
all, as abetting a mutiny in granting a habeas corpus for Louallier; arrests Hollander; releases all three; and for high-handed methods is tried and fined $1,000......1815 Frederic Tudor ships ice to New Orleans from Boston......1820 Thomas B. Robertson elected governor......1820 Governor Robertson resigning to become judge of United States district court, President Thibodeaux of the Senate acts as governor until inauguration of Governor-elect Henry Johnson......December, 1824 VisitGovernor Robertson resigning to become judge of United States district court, President Thibodeaux of the Senate acts as governor until inauguration of Governor-elect Henry Johnson......December, 1824 Visit of Lafayette; the legislature appropriates $15,000 for his entertainment......1825 Legislature grants $10,000 to Thomas Jefferson Randolph for the family of Thomas Jefferson, as a mark of gratitude from Louisiana......March 16, 1827 Seat of government removed from New Orleans to Donaldsonville......1829 Provision for running boundary-line between Louisiana and Arkansas Territory under act of Congress......1830 New Orleans again made the seat of government......Jan. 8, 1831 Pont