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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stevens, William Bacon 1815-1887 (search)
Stevens, William Bacon 1815-1887 Clergyman; born in Bath, Me., July 13, 1815; graduated at the Medical Department of Dartmouth College in 1837, and practised till 1842; then studied theology and was ordained in the Protestant Episcopal Church; was consecrated assistant to Bishop Alonzo Potter, of Pennsylvania, in 1862, and upon the latter's death in 1865 succeeded to the bishopric. He was the author of Discourses before the Historical Society of Georgia; History of Georgia (2 volumes) ; History of silk culture in Georgia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., June 11, 1887.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
z, after military trial, begun Aug. 21, is convicted of cruelty to Federal prisoners 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
again to ballot for an Assistant Bishop. At the thirteenth ballot the vote stood as follows: Dr. Stevens, 85; Leeds 50, and scattering 14. Bishop Potter then declared Dr. Stevens to have been electeDr. Stevens to have been elected Assistant Bishop of the diocese of the State of Pennsylvania. He is the rector of St. Andrew's Church, in this city. The election had then to be confirmed by the laity. Each church, numbering onhat before the laity cast their votes they should be satisfied in regard to the loyalty of Wm. Bacon Stevens, who had just been made Bishop by the clergy. Bishop Potter said that if any doubt existed on that point, he could satisfy every one that Dr. Stevens was entirely loyal. After this announcement had been made the laity cast their votes, which stood as follows: For approval 85; against 37, and division 2--making a total of 123 votes cast. Bishop Potter then declared Dr. Stevens elected. Yesterday U. S. Marshal Millward sold, at the Merchants' Exchange, one-sixth part of the sch