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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
. Paulding June 25, 1838 George E. Badger March 5, 1841 Abel P. Upshur Sept.13, 1841 David Henshaw July 24, 1843 Thomas W. Gilmer Feb. 15, 1844 John Y. Mason March14, 1844 George Bancroft March10, 1845 John Y. Mason Sept. 9, 1846 William B. Preston March 8, 1849 William A. Graham July 22, 1850 John P. Kennedy July 22, 1852 James C. DobbinMarch 7, 1853 Isaac Toucey March 6, 1857 Gideon Welles March 5, 1861 Adolph E. Borie March 5, 1869 George M. Robeson June 25, 1869 Richard W. Thompson March12, 1877 Nathan Goff, JrJan. 6, 1881 William H. Hunt March 5, 1881 William E. Chandler April 1, 1882 William C. Whitney March 6, 1885 Benjamin F. TracyMarch 5, 1889 Hilary A. Herbert arch 6, 1893 John D. Long March 5, 1897 March 5, 1901 Secretaries of the Interior. Thomas Ewing March 8, 1849 Alexander H. H. Stewart Sept.12, 1850 Robert McClelland March 7, 1853 Jacob Thompson March 6, 1857 Caleb B. Smith March 5, 1861 John P. Usher Jan. 8, 1863 James Harlan May
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Thompson, Richard Wigginton 1809- (search)
Thompson, Richard Wigginton 1809- Statesman; born in Culpeper county, Va., June 9, 1809; admitted to the bar in 1834; began practice in Bedford, Ind.; member of Congress in 1841-43 and in 1847-49, and Secretary of the Navy in 1877-81. He resigned in the latter year and became chairman of the American committee of the Panama Canal Company. His publications include The papacy and the Civil power; History of the tariff; Footprints of Jesuits; and Recollections of sixteen Presidents from Washington to Lincoln. He died in Terre Haute, Ind., Feb. 9, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
) attributed to General Garfield, addressed to a mythical person, H. L. Morey, of Lynn,......Oct. 20, 1880 Presidential election......Nov. 2, 1880 Lucretia Mott, born 1793, dies in Montgomery county, Pa......Nov. 11, 1880 Electoral votes of States, except Georgia, cast......Dec. 6, 1880 Third session meets......Dec. 6, 1880 President Hayes's fourth annual message presented......Dec. 6, 1880 Electoral vote of Georgia, 11 for Hancock and English, cast......Dec. 8, 1880 R. W. Thompson, Secretary of Navy, resigns......Dec. 15, 1880 Nearly one mile of Broadway, New York, is lighted by electricity, Brush system......Dec. 20, 1880 International sanitary conference called by resolution of Congress, May 14, 1880, meets at Washington, D. C.......Jan. 5, 1881 Cleopatra's needle set up in Central Park, New York......Jan. 22, 1881 Electoral votes counted in Congress......Feb. 9, 1881 President Hayes calls the Senate in extra session for March 4, 1881......Feb. 28
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indiana, (search)
ointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States survey of 1806, determine that Green Island, near Evansville, belongs to Kentucky......July. 1875 James N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877 Office of mine inspector created by act of legislature......1879 Corner-stone of new State-house at Indianapolis laid......Sept. 28, 1880 Governor, 1897 Daniel W. Voorhees, ex-United States Senator, dies at Washington, D. C.......April 10, 1897 The monetary convention meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 25, 1898 Ex-Governor Matthews dies suddenly while making a speech......Aug. 28, 1898 George W. Julian dies at Irvington, Ind......July 7, 1899 Ex-Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson dies at Terre Haute......Feb. 9, 1900 Ex-Governor Mount dies......Jan. 16, 1901 Ex-President Harrison dies......March 22, 1901 Iowa