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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Steam navigation. (search)
r, is built by Fulton at Pittsburg1811 Comet, first passenger steamboat built in Europe, by Henry Bell, runs on the Clyde 7 1/2 miles per hour. Jan. 18,1812 Steam ferry between New York and Jersey City1812 First steam-vessel on the Thames, brought by Mr. Dodd from Glasgow1815 First steamboat on the Great Lakes, the Ontario, built at Sackett's Harbor, N. Y.1816 Walk-in-the-Water, a steamboat for Lake Erie, launched at Black Rock (now part of Buffalo, N. Y.)May 28, 1818 Savannah, Capt. Stevens Rogers, a steamboat of 350 tons, built in New York City, crosses the Atlantic from Savannah to Liverpool in twenty-six days, during eighteen of which she uses her paddles Off Cape Clear she is mistaken for a ship on fire, and pursued by the British cutter Kite. She sails from Savannah, Ga.May 24, 1819 First sea-going steam-vessel of iron, the Aaron Manby, is constructed at the Horsley Iron Works, England1821 First steam voyage to India made by the Enterprise, Captain Johnson, from London
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Thayer, Simeon 1737-1800 (search)
Thayer, Simeon 1737-1800 Military officer; born in Mendon, Mass., April 30, 1737; he served with the Rhode Island troops in the French and Indian War, and in 1757 in the Massachusetts line, under Colonel Frye and Rogers the Ranger. He was taken prisoner in 1757 at Fort William Henry. He accompanied Arnold in his famous expedition to Quebec (1775), and was made prisoner; but was exchanged in July, 1777, and was prominent in the defence of Red Bank and Fort Mifflin, where he was major. He was wounded in the battle of Monmouth; served in New Jersey in 1780, and in 1781 retired from the service. He left a Journal of the invasion of Canada in 1775, which was published in 1867. He died in Cumberland, R. I., Oct. 14, 1800.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
soners in Andersonville, and hung......Nov. 10, 1865 Ex-President Buchanan publishes a vindication of his administration......November, 1865 Habeas corpus restored in the northern States by President's proclamation......Dec. 1, 1865 Thirty-ninth Congress, first session, convenes......Dec. 4, 1865 President's annual message presented......Dec. 4, 1865 House appoints as committee on reconstruction Messrs. Stevens, Washburn, Morrill, Grider, Bingham, Conkling, Boutwell, Blow, and Rogers......Dec. 14, 1865 Secretary Seward declares the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, ratified by twenty-seven States......Dec. 18, 1865 President sends a message to Congress on the insurgent States, with report of General Grant......Dec. 18, 1865 Senate appoints as committee on reconstruction Messrs. Fessenden, Grimes, Harris, Howard, Johnson, and Williams......Dec. 21, 1865 Governor Holden, of North Carolina, relieved by President Johnson, and Governor
s they are found to be soldered together by the metal when dipped therefrom by the skimmer, they are placed in a crucible with charcoal powder, heated and shaken. Chains taken out of the zinc are shaken to separate the links. Wire is reeled through the zinc. Mallett recommends an amalgam of zinc, 2,292; mercury, 202; and about 1 of sodium or potassium; this melts at 680° F. The cleansed iron is dipped in this, and removed as soon as it reaches the temperature of the alloy. Morewood and Rogers's method. The plates are tinned by placing them in a solution of muriate of tin in a bath, the plates alternating with granulated zinc, and thus forming a weak battery by which tin is deposited on the iron. The plates are then passed through a bath of melted zinc. Gal-van′o-graph. (Engraving.) An Austrian process. A plate of silvered copper is covered by an artist with different coats of a somewhat transparent pigment, so that on the dark portions the paint is thick and raised,
gh q to the condenser; when the flow of the lighter products has sensibly diminished, the valve o is opened and the heavier products rise through the lower end of the pipe p and pass to the condenser. Lockhart and Gracie's petroleum-still. Rogers's petroleum-still. Rogers's still (Fig. 3662) is designed to perform the series of fractional distillations required to separate the various products evolved from hydrocarbon oils by a continuous operation. a is the retort, which is filled wRogers's still (Fig. 3662) is designed to perform the series of fractional distillations required to separate the various products evolved from hydrocarbon oils by a continuous operation. a is the retort, which is filled with liquid through the charging-pipe b, and heated in any suitable manner. From the retort the vapors pass to the column c, having a series of compartments c1 c2, etc., one above the other, filled to a certain hight with the liquid to be distilled by means of a pipe d, having valves so that any number of the compartments may be filled: it may also be used for drawing off the liquid when required. e is the worm; it is surrounded by a tank containing water, and is connected at one end to the pip
14. Running Stitch. 2,982BeanMar. 4, 1843. 3,672RogersJuly 22, 1844. 7,296SmithApr. 16, 1850. 14,393DavissJan. 12, 1858. 19,141HarrisJan. 19, 1858. 21,398RogersAug. 31, 1858. 22,045WheelerNov. 9, 1858. 24,000BaJune 15, 1869. 91,922DinsmoreJune 29, 1869. 93,010RogersJuly 27, 1869. 93,540JonesAug. 10, 1869. 94,175BenrMay 24, 1870. 109,612GrimesNov. 29, 1870. 109,668Rogers et al.Nov. 29, 1870. 111,199GrimesJan. 24, 1871. 1868. (Reissue.)3,218RoseDec. 1, 1868. 85,856RogersJan. 12, 1869. 88,780FullerApr. 13, 1869. 89,842Ba, or other device put in motion by the wheel. In Rogers' broadcast sower, operated by hand, the seed passesglish Comet steamed from Glasgow to London1815 Captain RogersAmericanOcean steamboat ( Savannah, 350 tons, cren familiar with the experiment of Fulton. Captain Stevens Rogers, of New London, Conn., was employed to naviah was sent to the Navy Department in 1848. Captain Stevens Rogers died in New London in 1868. The Savannah w