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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bradstreet, Simon, -1697 (search)
d to engage in the settlement of Massachusetts. Invested with the office of judge, he arrived at Salem in the summer of 1630. The next year he was among the founders of Cambridge, and was one of the first settlers at Andover. Very active, he was almost continually in public life, and lived at Salem, Ipswich, and Boston. He was secretary, agent, and commissioner of the United Colonies of New England; and in 1662 he was despatched to congratulate Charles II. on his restoration. He was assistant from 1630 to 1679, and deputy-governor from 1673 to 1679. From that time till 1686 (when the charter was annulled) he was governor. When, in 1689. Andros was imprisoned, he was restored to the office, which he held until the arrival of Governor Phipps, in 1692, with the new charter. His wife, Anne Bradstreet, was a poetess of considerable merit. Her poems were published in London in 1650, and a second edition was published in Boston in 1678. Simon died in Salem, Mass., March 27, 1697.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Oregon, (search)
C. Gibbsassumes office1862 George L. Woodsassumes office1866 Lafayette Groverassumes office1870 S F. ChadwickactingFeb. 1, 1877 W. W. Thayerassumes office1878 Zenas Ferry Moodyassumes office1882 Sylvester Pennoyer, Demassumes officeJan. 1, 1887 William Paine Lordassumes office1895 Theodore T. Geerassumes office1899 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. Delazon Smith35th1859 to 1860 Joseph Lane35th to 37th1859 to 1861 Edward D. Baker36th1860 to 1861 Benjamin Stark37th1862 Benjamin F. Harding37th to 39th1862 to 1865 James W. Nesmith37th to 40th1861 to 1867 George H. Williams39th to 42d1865 to 1871 Henry W. Corbett40th to 43d1867 to 1873 James K. Kelly42d to 45th1871 to 1877 John H. Mitchell43d to 45th1873 to 1879 Lafayette F. Grover45th to 47th1877 to 1883 James H. Slater46th to 49th1879 to 1885 Joseph N. Dolph47th to 54th1883 to 1895 John H. Mitchell48th to 55th1885 to1897 George W. McBride54th to ——1895 to —— Joseph Simon55th to —
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), St.-Simon, Claude Anne, Marquis de 1743- (search)
f French troops, and assisted in the siege of Yorktown in 1781. In 1789 he was a deputy in the States-General. Being a native of Spain, he returned to the service of that country, and assisted in the defence of Madrid in 1808. He was made prisoner and condemned to death, but the sentence Claude Anne St.-Simon. was commuted to exile. After Ferdinand VII. was re-established on the throne (1814), St.-Simon returned to Spain, and was made captain-general and grandee. He died Jan. 3, 1819.f French troops, and assisted in the siege of Yorktown in 1781. In 1789 he was a deputy in the States-General. Being a native of Spain, he returned to the service of that country, and assisted in the defence of Madrid in 1808. He was made prisoner and condemned to death, but the sentence Claude Anne St.-Simon. was commuted to exile. After Ferdinand VII. was re-established on the throne (1814), St.-Simon returned to Spain, and was made captain-general and grandee. He died Jan. 3, 1819.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Socialism, (search)
ir first complete community at Mount Lebanon, N. Y.1787 Francois Noef Baboeuf, leader of the French communistic insurrection of 1796, at Paris, is guillotinedMay 24, 1797 Harmonists settle in Pennsylvania1804 Charles Fourier, French (1772-1837), publishes his work, The theory of the four movements and the General destinies1808 Zoarites settle in Ohio1817 Robert Owen advocates a socialistic community before the English House of Commons' committee on the poor-law1817 Count C. H. de Saint-Simon, founder of French socialism, author of Nouveau Christianisme, and other socialistic works, born 1760, died1825 Constitution of the New harmony community of equality, signedJan. 12, 1826 Unsuccessful trial of Fourierism made on an estate near Versailles; only one during the lifetime of Fourier1832 Louis Blanc, French (1813-82), publishes his Organization of labor in the Revue du Progres1840 Pierre Joseph Proudhon publishes his work, What is property? affirming, Property is theft 1840 A
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
May 12, and at Murfreesboro......May 24, 1862 Memphis surrendered to Commodore Davis......June 6, 1862 Battle of Murfreesboro......Dec. 31, 1862–Jan. 4, 1863 Battle of Spring Hill; Confederates under Gen. Earl Van Dorn victorious......March 5, 1863 Van Dorn repulsed by Federals under Gen. Gordon Granger at Franklin......April 10, 1863 Federal raid under Col. Abel D. Streight starts from Nashville......April 11, 1863 Kingston and Knoxville, evacuated by Confederates under Gen. Simon B. Buckner, occupied by Federal troops under Gen. A. E. Burnside......Sept. 1, 1863 Chattanooga abandoned by Confederates under Gen. Braxton Bragg, Sept. 8; Cumberland Gap surrendered to Federals......Sept. 9, 1863 Confederates under Gen. James Longstreet defeat Federals at Philadelphia, east Tennessee......Oct. 20, 1863 General Grant arrives at Nashville, Oct. 21, and at Chattanooga......Oct. 23, 1863 Gen. W. E. Jones, Confederate, defeats Colonel Garrard at Rogersville......