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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Stephens, William 1671- 1753 (search)
Stephens, William 1671-1753 Educator; born in the Isle of Wight, England, Jan. 28, 1671; educated at Cambridge University; studied law and held a seat in Parliament; went to South Carolina to survey a barony of land in 1730; became secretary of the trustees in 1737; appointed president of Savannah county, Ga., in 1741, and of the whole colony two years later. He held the latter office till his health broke, in 1750. He was the author of A journal of the proceedings in Georgia, beginning Oct. 20, 1737 (3 volumes). He died in Georgia in August, 1753.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Paroles of the
Army of Northern Virginia. (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
, formerly 's Brigade Terry 's. (search)
John M. Jones
George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition., Chapter
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1863., [Electronic resource],
The Fourth of July. (search)
To be Tried for their lives. --William Stephens, a slave, and keeper of a cook shop in Pink Alley, Frederick Garard, slave, and Dick, slave of Mr G. Wortham, were before the Mayor on Saturday last, on charge of breaking into the store of E. W. Tompkins, and robbing it of $2,000 worth of goods-- Each of the parties were sent on for final trial before the Hustings Court, and if found guilty, may be hang.
The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1863., [Electronic resource], The situation in
Tennessee--a battle imminent. (search)
Disposed of --Several negro fellows, found at the cook-shop of William Stephens, a slave when the officers searched for the goods stolen from Mr. Tompkins, were before the Mayor Saturday morning, and ordered to be soundly punished for keeping bad company.
Personal Vice President Stephens, it is said, has gone to Fortress Monroe by the flag of truce boat. One story is that his business is to see about the exchange of prisoners, and another that it is to inform the Federal Government that if private property is not respected in the Confederate States, and the rules of civilized warfare strictly complied with, our forces in the North will receive instructions to retaliate in kind.
The Daily Dispatch: July 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], The very latest. (search)
Disposed of --Several negro fellows, found at the cook-shop of William Stephens, a slave, when the officers searched for the goods stolen from Mr. Tompkins, were before the Mayor Saturday morning, and ordered to be soundly punished for keeping bad company.
Negro Thieves. --Wm. Stephens, a Petersburg free negro, here without papers, and having a bottle of brandy stolen from the Secession Club House; John and Isham, negro boatmen, stealing Confederate iron; and Lewis, slave to Turpin &Yarborough, stealing a watch from Joseph H. Brown, were all tried before the Mayor yesterday and sentenced to the lash.