hide Matching Documents

The documents where this entity occurs most often are shown below. Click on a document to open it.

Document Max. Freq Min. Freq
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 874 98 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 411 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 353 235 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 29. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 353 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 345 53 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 321 3 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 282 2 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 253 1 Browse Search
Allan Pinkerton, The spy in the rebellion; being a true history of the spy system of the United States Army during the late rebellion, revealing many secrets of the war hitherto not made public, compiled from official reports prepared for President Lincoln , General McClellan and the Provost-Marshal-General . 242 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 198 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Browsing named entities in George Bancroft, History of the Colonization of the United States, Vol. 1, 17th edition.. You can also browse the collection for Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) or search for Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 9 results in 4 document sections:

in for some years Chap. IV.} 1608. longer the fabled dwelling-place of a giant progeny. Burk, i. 123. He was the first to make known to the English the fame of the Mohawks, who dwelt upon a great water, and had many boats, and many men, and, as it seemed to the feebler Algonquin tribes, made war upon all the world; in the Chesapeake Bay he encountered a little fleet of their canoes. Smith, i. 181—183. The Patapsco was discovered and explored, and Smith probably entered the harbor of Baltimore. Stith, 64. The majestic Potomac, which at its mouth is seven miles broad, especially invited curiosity; and passing beyond the heights of Vernon and the city of Washington, he ascended to the falls above Georgetown. Compare Smith, i. 177, with Stith, 65, and Smith's map. Nor did he merely explore the rivers and inlets. He penetrated the territories, established friendly relations with the native tribes, and laid the foundation for future beneficial intercourse. The ma In the Ri
ants had refused to submit, and a skirmish had ensued, in which the blood of Europeans was shed for the first time on the waters of the Chesapeake; and Clayborne, defeated and banisned from Maryland as a murderer Hammond's Leah and Rachel. and an outlaw, sheltered himself in Virginia, where he had long been a member of the council. There the contest was renewed; and Harvey, Chap. VI.} far from attempting to enforce the claims of Virginia, against the royal grant, courted the favor of Baltimore. The colonists were indignant that their governor should thus, as it seemed to them, betray their interests; and as the majority of the council favored their wishes, Sir John Harvey was thrust out of his government; and Captain John West appointed to the office, till the king's pleasure be known. An assembly was summoned in May, to receive complaints against Harvey; but he had in the mean time consented to go to England, and there meet his accusers. Hening, i. 223, and 4. Oldmixon, i
dis- Chap. VII.} 1632. pensed with; and, at the appointment of the Baron of Baltimore, all present and future liege people of the English king, except such as shou1633 apprehension, and before any colonists had embarked under the charter of Baltimore, her commissioners had in England remonstrated against the grant as an invasitish state paper office. Under the munificence and superintending mildness of Baltimore, the dreary wilderness was soon quickened with the swarming life and activityes of a sovereign, but members of a commonwealth; and, but for the claims of Baltimore, Maryland would equally Chap VII.} enjoy the benefits of republican liberty.nsequence, Stone, Hatton and his friends, reinstated the rights of Lord 1654 Baltimore in their integrity; displacing all officers of the contrary party, they intro Chap. VII.} dissensions, of which the root had consisted in the claims that Baltimore had always asserted, and had never been able to establish. What should now b
s of the company should be held; it was sanctioned by the best legal advice; its lawfulness was at the time not questioned by the privy council, at a later day, was expressly affirmed by Sawyer, the attorney-general; and, in 1677, the chief-justices Chap. IX.} 1629. Rainsford and North still described the charter as making the adventurers a corporation upon the place. Similar patents were granted by the Long Parliament and Charles II., to be executed in Rhode Island and Connecticut; and Baltimore and Penn had an undisputed right to reside on their domains. The removal of the place of holding the courts from London to the Bay of Massachusetts, changed nothing in the relations of the company to the crown, and it conferred no franchise or authority on emigrants who were not members of the company; it would give them a present government, but the corporate body and their successors, wherever they were to meet, retained the chartered right of making their own selection of the persons w