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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Duyckinck, Evert Augustus, 1816-1878 (search)
alue. To this Evert added a supplement in 1865. His other important works are, Wit and wisdom of Sidney Smith; National portrait-gallery of eminent Americans; History of the War for the Union; History of the world from the earliest period to the present time; and Portrait-Gallery of eminent men and women of Europe and America (2 volumes). Mr. Duyckinck's latest important literary labor was in the preparation, in connection with William Cullen Bryant (q. v.), of a new and thoroughly annotated edition of Shakespeare's writings. Evert died in New York City, Aug. 13, 1878. His brother, George long, was born in New York City, Oct. 17, 1823; graduated at the University of the City of New York in 1843. Besides his assistance in the conduct of the Literary world and the preparation of the Cyclopaedia of American Literature, he published biographies of George Herbert (1858), Bishop Thomas Ken (1859), Jeremy Taylor (1860), and Bishop Latimer (1861). He died in New York City March 30, 1863.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Erie, Lake, battle on. (search)
ver Hazard Perry, a zealous young naval officer, of Rhode Island, who was in command of a flotilla of gunboats on the Newport station, offered his services on the Lakes. Chauncey desired his services, and on Feb. 17 Perry received orders from the Secretary of the Navy to report to Chauncey with all possible despatch, and to take with him to Sackett's Harbor all of the best men of the flotilla at Newport. He sent them forward, in companies of fifty, under Sailing-Masters Almy, Champlin, and Taylor. He met Chauncey at Albany, and they journeyed together in a sleigh through the then wilderness to Sackett's Harbor. In March Perry went to Presque Isle (now Erie, Pa.) to hasten the construction and equipment of a little navy there designed to co-operate with General Harrison in attempts to recover Michigan. Four vessels were speedily built at Erie, and five others were taken to that well-sheltered harbor from Black Rock, near Buffalo, where Henry Eckford (q. v.)had converted merchant-ves