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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Williams, Edwin 1797- 1854 (search)
Williams, Edwin 1797-1854 Author; born in Norwich, Conn., March 7, 1797; settled in New York City, where he served many years as secretary of the American Institute; and was connected with the principal geographical, statistical, and historical societies of the United States. His publications include The politician's manual; New universal Gazetter; Book of the Constitution; New York as it is; Arctic voyages; The statesman's manual (carried on after his death by Benson J. Lossing); Wheat trade of the United States and Europe; Presidents of the United States; The twelve stars of the republic, etc. He died in New York City, Oct. 21, 1854.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, chapter 9 (search)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], Another speech of
Vice President Stephens
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1861., [Electronic resource], Suicide of a murderer. (search)
Death of Hon. E. Williams. Stonington, Conn., March 23. --The Hon. Ephraim Williams died here this morning, after a brief illness.
The Daily Dispatch: may 15, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Blue Hen's Chickens. (search)
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.candidates for the Convention — Crops, &c Chester, Chesterfield Co., Va., Jan. 14th. Our last Court-day was a very dull one, and very little money changed hands. The case of Jno. C. Davison, for stealing a mule, was continued until the next term. The candidates for the Convention addressed the people. Chas. W. Friend presided over the meeting, and Edwin Williams acted as Secretary. During the absence of the committee charged with preparing resolutions, Dr. Jno. W. Walke addressed the people in favor of resistance. He declined becoming a candidate for the Convention. Mr. James H. Cox announced himself as a candidate. In case of the failure to obtain our rights in the Union, he was for a Southern Convention.--Messrs. W. W. Hancock and Joseph T. Mason also announced themselves as candidates.--The committee, on returning, made a lengthy and able report, on which action was deferred until the next meeting of our Court. The wh