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) 12 0 Browse Search
View all matching documents...

Your search returned 12 results in 5 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
3,1841 John Nelson July 1,1843 John Y. MasonMarch 6,1845 Nathan Clifford Oct. 17,1846 Isaac Toucey June 21,1848 Reverdy Johnson March 8,1849 John J. Crittenden July 22,1850 Caleb Cushing March 7,1853 Jeremiah S. BlackMarch 6,1857 Edwin M. StantonDec. 20,1860 Edward Bates March 5,1861 Titian J. Coffey, ad interim.June 22,1863 James Speed Dec. 2,1864 Henry Stanbery July 23,1866 William M. EvartsJuly 15,1868 E. Rockwood HoarMarch 5,1869 Amos T. Ackerman June 23,1870 George H. WilliamsDec. 14,1871 Edwards Pierrepont April26,1875 Alphonso Taft May 22,1876 Charles Devens March12,1877 Wayne MacVeagh March 5,1881 Benjamin H. BrewsterDec. 19,1881 Name.Appointed. Augustus H. GarlandMarch6,1885 W. I. H. MillerMarch 5,1889 Richard Olney March 6, 1893 Judson Harmon. June 7, 1895 Joseph McKenna March 5, 1897 John W. Griggs Jan. 25, 1898 March 5,1901 Philander C. KnoxApril 5, 1901 Secretaries of Agriculture. Norman J. ColemanFeb. 13, 1889 Jeremiah M. R
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Joint high commission. (search)
h proposed that the commission should embrace in its inquiries the matter of the Alabama Claims, so that nothing should remain to disturb amicable relations. The suggestion was approved, and each government appointed commissioners. The President appointed, for the United States, Hamilton Fish, Secretary of State; Samuel Nelson, associate-justice of the United States Supreme Court; Robert C. Schenck, minister to England; Ebenezer Rockwood Hoar, late United States Attorney-General; and George H. Williams, United States Senator from Oregon. Queen Victoria appointed George Frederick Samuel, Earl de Gray and Earl of Ripon; Sir Stratford Henry Northcote; Sir Edward Thornton, her minister at Washington; Sir Alexander McDonald, of the privy council of Canada, and attorney-general of that province; and Montague Bernard, Professor of International Law in Oxford University. The commissioners first met in Washington, Feb. 27, 1871. Lord Tenterden, secretary of the British commission, and J. C.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Oregon, (search)
C. Gibbsassumes office1862 George L. Woodsassumes office1866 Lafayette Groverassumes office1870 S F. ChadwickactingFeb. 1, 1877 W. W. Thayerassumes office1878 Zenas Ferry Moodyassumes office1882 Sylvester Pennoyer, Demassumes officeJan. 1, 1887 William Paine Lordassumes office1895 Theodore T. Geerassumes office1899 United States Senators. Name.No. of Congress.Term. Delazon Smith35th1859 to 1860 Joseph Lane35th to 37th1859 to 1861 Edward D. Baker36th1860 to 1861 Benjamin Stark37th1862 Benjamin F. Harding37th to 39th1862 to 1865 James W. Nesmith37th to 40th1861 to 1867 George H. Williams39th to 42d1865 to 1871 Henry W. Corbett40th to 43d1867 to 1873 James K. Kelly42d to 45th1871 to 1877 John H. Mitchell43d to 45th1873 to 1879 Lafayette F. Grover45th to 47th1877 to 1883 James H. Slater46th to 49th1879 to 1885 Joseph N. Dolph47th to 54th1883 to 1895 John H. Mitchell48th to 55th1885 to1897 George W. McBride54th to ——1895 to —— Joseph Simon55th to —
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
resent......Oct. 24, 1866 A gold medal for Mrs. Abraham Lincoln, the gift of 40,000 French citizens, is delivered to Minister Bigelow at Paris......Dec. 1, 1866 Second session convenes; President's message received......Dec. 3, 1866 Geo. H. Williams, of Oregon, introduces bill to regulate the tenure of civil offices ......Dec. 3, 1866 Massacre by Indians of United States troops at Fort Philip Kearny, near Big Horn, Wyo.; three officers and ninety men killed and scalped......Dec. 21, exposed......May 1, 1875 Secret investigation of the whiskey ring by Secretary Bristow, aided by Myron Colony, leads to seizure of sixteen distilleries and many rectifying-houses in St. Louis, Milwaukee, and Chicago......May 10, 1875 George H. Williams, Attorney-General, resigns, April 22, to take effect......May 15, 1875 John C. Breckinridge, born 1821, dies at Lexington, Ky.......May 17, 1875 President Grant's letter on the third term appears......May 29, 1875 Centenary of the
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Williams, George Henry 1823- (search)
Williams, George Henry 1823- Jurist; born in New Lebanon, Columbia co., N. Y.. March 23, 1823; admitted to the bar in 1844; removed to Iowa, where he was judge of the 1st Iowa District in 1847-52; chief-justice of Oregon Territory in 1853-57; member of the Oregon constitutional convention in 1858; United States Senator in 1865-71; member of the joint high commission in 1871 for the adjustment of the differences growing out of the Alabama claims, which resulted in the treaty of Washington; Attorney-General of the United States in 1872-75; nominated chief-justice of the United States Supreme Court in 1873 by General Grant, but the nomination was not confirmed by the Senate; and has since practised law in Washington.