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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delaware, (search)
ohn Hunn.1901 to—— United States Senators. NameNo. of CongressDate. Richard Bassett1st and 2d1789 to 1793 George Read1st to 2d1789 to 1793 Henry Latimer.3d to 6th1793 to 1801 John Vining.3d to 5th1793 to1798 Joshua Clayton5th1798 William Hill Wells 5th to 8th1799 to 1805 Samuel White.7th to 11th1801 to 1809 James A. Bayard8th to 12th1805 to 1813 Outerbridge Horsey1lth to 16th1810 to 1821 William Hill Wells13th to 14th1813 to1817 Nicholas Van Dyke15th to 19th1817 to1827 Caesar A.William Hill Wells13th to 14th1813 to1817 Nicholas Van Dyke15th to 19th1817 to1827 Caesar A. Rodney17th1821 to 1823 Thomas Clayton18th to 19th1824 to 1827 Daniel Rodney19th1826 Henry M. Ridgely.19th to 20th1827 to 1829 Louis McLane20th to 21st1827 to 1829 John A. Clayton21st to 23d1829 to 1835 Arnold Naudain.21st to 23d1830 to 1836 Richard H. Bayard24th to 28th1836 to 1845 Thomas Clayton24th to 29th1837 to 1847 John M. Clayton29th to 30th1845 to 1849 Name.No. of CongressDate. John Wales30th to 31st1849 to 1851 Presley Spruance30th to 32d1847 to 1853 James A. Bayard32d to
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Detroit, (search)
ght, while his fear of dreadful consequences to his army and the people bade him surrender. His troops were confident in their ability to successfully confront the enemy, and he finally refused compliance with the demand. Active preparations were then made for defence. The British opened a cannonade and bombardment from their battery, which was kept up until near midnight. The firing was returned with spirit; but Hull would listen to no suggestion for the erection of a battery at Spring Wells to oppose the enemy if they should attempt to cross the river. Early on the morning of the 16th they crossed and landed unmolested; and as they moved towards the fort, in single column, Tecumseh and his Indians, 700 strong, who had crossed 2 miles below during the night, took position in the woods on their left as flankers, while the right was protested by the guns of the Queen Charlotte, in the river. They had approached to a point within 500 yards of the American line, when Hull sent a p