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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Consular service, the (search)
tances, as in Columbia and Chicago, under the direct inspiration and support of local commercial bodies. There is no guarantee, however, that the national government will seek among the graduate bodies candidates for even its minor consular and commercial offices. Two views of the condition of the American consular service and of the great business need for reform therein are here presented, both by officials of large experience and of reputation commanding serious attention. I. Henry White, Secretary of embassy at London. We send out consuls, many of whom are not only ignorant of foreign languages, but often of everything which such officials should know; and in order to do this we remove others just as they are beginning to acquire the knowledge and experience indispensable to the position. The result is that the consular service of the United States is a very costly training-school, from which the country derives little or no benefit. I refer to the system and not
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), White, Henry 1790-1858 (search)
White, Henry 1790-1858 Clergyman; born in Wilbraham, Mass., Aug. 3, 1790; graduated at Bangor Theological Seminary in 1823; ordained in the Congregational Church and held various pastorates in Maine and New Hampshire. He was the author of Early history of New England, illustrated with numerous early incidents. He died in Garland, Me., Dec. 8, 1858.
, J. Rayner Edmands, William R. Ellis, Moses G. Howe, Joseph B. Russell, and Henry White. Joseph B. Russell was elected president, and John H. Hubbard treasurer; Edmuirs and transferred its plant to the trust company. In the summer of 1892 Henry White, Daniel R. and Alvin F. Sortwell started a subscription to raise $100,000 forests President Sortwell resigned before the company opened for business. Mr. Henry White was elected president; Joseph B. Russell, vice-president; and Louis W. Cutll, E. D. Leavitt, Nathaniel C. Nash, Joseph B. Russell, Moses Williams, and Henry White. President White resigned in June, 1894, on account of absence in Europe,President White resigned in June, 1894, on account of absence in Europe, and Joseph B. Russell was elected in his place, and Alvin F. Sortwell was elected vice-president. The changes in board of directors have been as follows: William Jrporated under the laws of Massachusetts, with John Wilson as president, and Henry White as treasurer. In order to give enlarged opportunities for executing work, t
the city of Cambridge, 1896. Mayor. Hon. William A. Bancroft. Board of aldermen. President, John R. Fairbairn. Russell Bradford. Marshall N. Stearns. Henry White. Charles M. Conant. Peter F. Rourke. Peter P. Bleiler. Clarence H. Douglass. Charles P. Keith. Watson G. Cutter. James A. Wood. Clerk, Edward J. Brandas Scully, Joseph J. Kelley, Charles Bullock, and John C. Watson. public meeting. Mr. George A. Allison, chairman; Councilman Albert S. Apsey, clerk; Alderman Henry White, Councilman John J. Scott, Messrs. Edwin B. Hale, Edgar R. Champlin, James F. Aylward, and Theodore H. Raymond. entertainment. Alderman Watson G. CutCouncilman George E. Saunders, clerk; Alderman Watson G. Cutter, Councilman Robert A. Parry, Messrs. Stillman F. Kelley, and Henry D. Yerxa. banquet. Alderman Henry White, chairman; Councilman Walter C. Wardwell, clerk; Councilman Albert S. Apsey, Messrs. William B. Durant, Charles H. Saunders, George H. Howard, Isaac S. Pea
orage basins, 114; distributing reservoir at Payson Park, 114; objections to municipal control, 114; its financial standing, 115; a help to the poor, 115; street improvements by, 116, 117; surroundings of Fresh Pond, 117. Weights and Measures, Sealer of, 405. West Boston Bridge, 29, 495. West Cambridge, 9, 16. West Dock Canal, 30. West End, 3. Western Avenue Bridge, 29. West Field, 4. Wethersfield, Conn., founded, 6. Whalley, the regicide, 11. Wharton, Francis, 68. White, Daniel, Charity, 277, 320. Whitefield, George, preaches on the Common, 13, 48; a friend to the college, 236. Whitefield tree, 48. Willard, Emery, the village strong man, 40. William H. Smart Post 30, 288. Williams, Rev. Mr., 73. Willson, Forceythe, 68. Wilson, John, Sr., 334. Wilson, Rev. John, election speech of, 7, 48. Windmill Hill, 3. Windsor, Conn., founded, 6. Winlock, Professor, 75. Winship, Mrs. Joanna, tomb of, 189. Winthrop, John, 1, 2, 7, 47
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers killed in action. (search)
Private understood when not otherwise stated.Command.Engagement.Date. Whitcomb, Charles W., 1st Lieut.,13th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 8, 1864. Whitcomb, George F., 1st Lieut.,30th Mass. Inf.,Cedar Creek, Va.,Oct. 19, 1864. White, Francis M.,10th Mass. Inf.,Fair Oaks, Va.,May 31, 1862. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Front Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, John,7th Mass. Inf.,Oak Grove, Va.,June 25, 1862. White, John,22d Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. White, Joseph, Corp.,57th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 18, 1864. White, Lorenzo,57th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, Patrick,22d Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. White, Wilbur,22d Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, William,33d Mass. Inf.,Resaca, Ga.,May 15, 1864. Whiting, Andrew M.,
Private understood when not otherwise stated.Command.Engagement.Date. Whitcomb, Charles W., 1st Lieut.,13th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 8, 1864. Whitcomb, George F., 1st Lieut.,30th Mass. Inf.,Cedar Creek, Va.,Oct. 19, 1864. White, Francis M.,10th Mass. Inf.,Fair Oaks, Va.,May 31, 1862. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Front Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. White, George,28th Mass. Inf.,Virginia,March 25, 1865. White, George R.,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. White, Henry,31st Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 25, 1863. White, John,7th Mass. Inf.,Oak Grove, Va.,June 25, 1862. White, John,22d Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. White, Joseph, Corp.,57th Mass. Inf.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 18, 1864. White, Lorenzo,57th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, Patrick,22d Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. White, Wilbur,22d Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. White, William,33d Mass. Inf.,Resaca, Ga.,May 15, 1864. Whiting, Andrew M.,
elock, Joseph, 208 Whetzell, F. W., 495 Whipple, A. W., 97, 487 Whipple, Russell, 430 Whitaker, A. H., 103 Whitcomb, C. W., 120, 431 Whitcomb, G. D., 487 Whitcomb, G. F., 30th Mass. Inf., 114, 431 Whitcomb, G. F., 39th Mass. Inf. 559 Whitcomb, G. L., 487 White, A. J., 127, 487 White, C. O., 559 White, Dennis, 487 White, E. P., 495 White, F. M., 431 White, G. R., 431 White, George, Co. C., 28th Mass. Inf., 431 White, George, Co. C., 28th Mass. Inf., 431 White, H. K., 559 White, Henry, 431 White, J. M., 559 White, J. P., 487 White, James, 487 White, John, 2d, Mass. H. A., 559 White, John, 7th Mass. Inf., 431 White, John, 22d Mass. Inf., 431 White, Joseph, 2d Mass. H. A., 559 White, Joseph, 15th Mass. Inf., 559 White, Joseph, 57th Mass. Inf., 431 White, Lorenzo, 431 White, P. H., 487 White, Patrick, 431 White, Philemon, 487 White, R. N., 487 White, S. P., 559 White, W. G., 74, 487 White, Wilbur, 431 White, William, 431 Whitehead, G. H., 487 Whiting
. Daniel R. Melcher. Horatio C. Moore. George T. Nichols. Thomas A. B. Norris, Jr. James W. Penniman. Calvin D. Peirce. Thomas Preston. William W. Richards. William R. Russell. William Shannon. James Sheedy. Charles S. Slate. Samuel F. Slocomb. Henry A. Smith. John Smith. Charles E. Stevens. Warren F. Stone. Michael Sullivan. Timothy Sullivan. William Tibbetts. Charles H. Titus. Edwin H. Trulan. John Vose. George W. Waters. George W. Wheelock. Henry White. John A. White. Andrew Wilson. Ninety-seven in all; but Calvin D. Peirce and Edwin H. Trulan were not mustered in until the 6th of May, after the company arrived at Fortress Monroe. At the expiration of its term of service, this company returned, and received an ovation from their fellow citizens July 23, 1861, at the City Hall. Nearly all its members reenlisted, and rendered further service to the country; and many laid down their lives in its defence. As nearly as can be
Chenault and F. Jones. Wounded, 14—Capt. L. M. Ramsauer, Corp. B. F. Bland, Ensign G. W. Cagle, J. H. Hart, R. S. Eppes, O. P. Ray, Henry Hudson, William Page, Wm. M. Owen, S. Gallion, W. H. Horton, M. Lewis, S. Huddleston and E. T. Strong; total, 19. Captain Lasuel's company: Killed, 3—Corp. T. J. McCarley, B. B. Harkrider and Francis M. Oliver. Wounded, 13—Thomas J. Markham, John T. O. Kelley, W. C. Hogan, Robert Craven, Leonard Sutton, Abraham Fryer, W. P. Nealey, Richard Beason, Henry White, John J. Graves, John H. Burtram, W. W. Carter and A. W. Copelind; total, 16. Capt. J. L. Porter's company, Desha cavalry: Killed, 4—Charles Noble, Vivian Stokes, William Williams. Captain Porter, wounded, afterward died. Wounded, 10— Lieut. T. A. Hardesty, Sergt. W. L. Story, Sergt. David W. Gibbs, W. W. Witherspoon, W. Wells, William Hewlett, James Cowen, William Cowan, Theodore Dreyfus and Joseph Leak; total, 14; missing, James Arnold. Capt. T. J. Daniel's company, Yell cavalr
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