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Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Naturalization. (search)
reign prince or state; and if he had borne any title of nobility, he must make an express renunciation of it. The last provision elicited warm debate in Congress. See nobility, titles of. The government makes no distinction between its citizens, whether native or naturalized, in furnishing protection to them. A notable illustration of this was given in the case of Martin Koszta, a Hungarian exile, who had been naturalized in the United States. While he was engaged in business in Smyrna, Asia Minor, he was seized by order of the Austrian consul-general, and placed on board a vessel bound for Trieste, as a refugee. the St. Louis (Captain Ingraham), a naval vessel of the United States, was then lying in the harbor of Smyrna. Hearing of the arrest, Captain Ingraham claimed Koszta as an American citizen. On the refusal of the Austrian authorities to release the prisoner, Ingraham cleared his vessel for action (July, 1853) and threatened to fire upon the brig if Koszta was not deli
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
nistered to the Vice-President-elect by United States Consul Sharkey, at Cumbre, near Matanzas, on the island of Cuba......March 24, 1853 [A special act of Congress authorized Mr. Sharkey to do this.] Wm. R. King, thirteenth Vice-President of the United States, dies at Cahawba, Ala., aged sixty-seven......April 18, 1853 Kane sails from New York in the brig Advance, under the auspices of the United States navy, in search of Sir John Franklin......May 30, 1853 Koszta affair, at Smyrna, Turkey......June 21, 1853 Com. M. C. Perry, a brother of Oliver Hazard Perry, with a fleet of seven vessels, proceeds to Japan with a letter from President Fillmore to the tycoon, soliciting a treaty. Commodore Perry arrives at the bay of Yedo......July 14, 1853 World's Fair, Crystal Palace, opening at New York City; President Pierce present......July 14, 1853 William Walker's filibustering expedition to Sonora, Mexico......July, 1853 Thirty-third Congress, first session, assembles
appointed that he would have had if appointed when first recommended. We leave here on the 7th to take up our travels again. I have given you our proposed route in a previous letter I believe. When you write to Babcock give him and his family my kindest regards. All my family join me in desiring to be kindly remembered to you. Yours Truly, U. S. Grant. Gen. A. Badeau. Letter no. Thirty-one. This letter refers to my account of Sherman's movements around Atlanta. Smyrna, Asia Minor, Feb. 22d 1878. My dear General:—On our arrival here this A. M. I found a mail, and with it your letter and the enclosed chapter. I have read it carefully and see no word to change. I am glad you have submitted it to Sherman. He must feel pleased with the way you have treated his Atlanta Campaign, and if there is any error, in fact, he will correct it. He is at Washington where he has access to all the records and if there is any mistake in minor details he will be able to infor