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Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 3 3 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 3 3 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 3 3 Browse Search
Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4. 3 3 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 2 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 2 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 2 2 Browse Search
James Redpath, The Public Life of Captain John Brown 2 2 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 2 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1827- (search)
Endicott, William Crowninshield, 1827- jurist; born in Salem, Mass., Nov. 19, 1827; graduated at Harvard in 1847; admitted to the bar in 1850; appointed judge of the Supreme Court of Massachusetts in 1873; became Secretary of War in 1885. Judge Endicott was a Democrat, and the unsuccessful candidate of his party for governor of Massachusetts in 1884. His daughter, Mary, married Joseph Chamberlain, English colonial secretary. He died in Boston, May 6, 1900. engineering
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Everett, Alexander Hill, 1792-1847 (search)
Everett, Alexander Hill, 1792-1847 Diplomatist; born in Boston, March 19, 1792; graduated at Harvard in 1806; studied law with John Q. Adams; and in 1809 accompanied him to St. Petersburg as attache to the American legation, to which he became secretary in 1815. He became charge d'affaires at Brussels in 1818; in 1825-29 was minister to Spain; and from 1845 until his death was American commissioner in China. His publications include Europe, or a General survey of the political situation of the principal powers, with conjectures on their future prospects (1821); New ideas on population (1822) ; America, etc. (1827). He died in Canton, China, June 29, 1847. Everett, Edward
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Felton, Cornelius Conway 1807- (search)
Felton, Cornelius Conway 1807- Educator; born in West Newbury, Mass., Nov. 6, 1807; graduated at Harvard in 1827; appointed Latin tutor there in 1829, and Professor of Greek Literature in 1839; and was president of Harvard from 1860 till his death in Chester, Pa., Feb. 26, 1862. He is the author of Life of William Eaton in Sparks's American biographies, and many books on general literature.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fessenden, William Pitt 1806-1869 (search)
Fessenden, William Pitt 1806-1869 Legislator; born in Boscawen, N. H., Oct. 16, 1806; graduated at Bowdoin College in 1823; admitted to the bar in 1827; member of the Maine legislature two terms; and was elected to Congress in 1841. From Feb. 24, 1854, till his death he was United States Senator, excepting when Secretary of the Treasury from July, 1864, to March, 1865. He was one of the founders of the Republican party in 1856, and throughout the Civil War did eminent service as chairman of the finance committee of the Senate. He died in Portland, Me., Sept. 8, 1869.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Finley, James Bradley 1781-1856 (search)
Finley, James Bradley 1781-1856 Clergyman; born in North Carolina, July 1, 1781; became a Methodist minister in 1809; was a missionary among the Wyandotte Indians in 1821-27. His publications include History of the Wyandotte mission; Sketches of Western Methodism; Personal reminiscences illustrative of Indian life, etc. He died in Cincinnati, O., Sept. 6, 1856.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), First republic in America. (search)
First republic in America. See New Orleans. Fish, Hamilton, statesman; son of Col. Nicholas Fish; born in New York Hamilton Fish. City, Aug. 3, 1808; graduated at Columbia College in 1827; admitted to the bar in 1830; and was elected to Congress in 1842. In 1848 he was chosen governor Nicholas Fish. of the State of New York, and in 1851 became a member of the United States Senate, acting with the Republican party after its formation in 1856. He was a firm supporter of the government during the Civil War, and in March, 1869, was called to the cabinet of President Grant as Secretary of State, and remained in that post eight years, during which time he assisted materially in settling various disputes with Great Britain, of which the Alabama claims controversy was the most important. He was presidentgeneral of the Society of the Cincinnati, and for many years president of the New York Historical Society. He died in New York City. Sept. 7, 1893.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Foote, Samuel Augustus 1780-1846 (search)
Foote, Samuel Augustus 1780-1846 Legislator; born in Cheshire, Conn., Nov. 8, 1780; graduated at Yale College in 1797; engaged in mercantile business in New Haven; was for several years a member of the State legislature; was a Representative in Congress in 1819-21, 1823-25, and 1833-34; and was United States Senator in 1827-33. He resigned his seat in Congress in his last term on being elected governor of Connecticut. In 1844 he was a Presidential elector on the Clay and Frelinghuysen ticket. In 1829 he introduced a resolution in the Senate which was the occasion of the great debate between Robert Young Hayne, of South Carolina, and Daniel Webster, of Massachusetts. The resolution, which seemed a simple affair to elicit such a notable debate, was as follows: Resolved, that the committee on public lands be instructed to inquire and report the quantity of the public lands remaining unsold within each State and Territory, and whether it be expedient to limit, for a certain pe
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Forsyth, John 1780- (search)
w Jersey in 1799. His parents removed to Georgia when he was quite young, and there he studied law, and was admitted to its practice about 1801. He was attorney-general of the State in 1808; member of Congress from 1813 to 1818, and from 1823 to 1827; United States Senator, and governor of Georgia from 1827 to 1829. Mr. Forsyth was United States minister to Spain in 1819-22, and negotiated the treaty that gave Florida to the United States. He opposed nullification (q. v.) in South Carolina, f1827 to 1829. Mr. Forsyth was United States minister to Spain in 1819-22, and negotiated the treaty that gave Florida to the United States. He opposed nullification (q. v.) in South Carolina, favored Clay's compromise act of 1833, and was United States Secretary of State front 1835 till his death, which occurred Oct. 21, 1841. Clergyman; born in Newburg, N. Y.; graduated at Rutgers in 1829; studied theology in Edinburgh University; ordained in 1834; Professor of Biblical Literature in Newburg, 1836; of Latin in Princeton in 1847-53; later again in Newburg, and occupied the Chair of English Literature in Rutgers in 1860-63. In 1871 he was appointed chaplain of West Point, which h
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Freedley, Edwin Troxell 1827- (search)
Freedley, Edwin Troxell 1827- Author; born in Philadelphia, Pa., July 28, 1827; studied law at Harvard College in 1845; removed to Philadelphia in 1851. His publications include Philadelphia and its manufactures; History of American manufactures; Leading pursuits and leading men, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Fry, James Barnet 1827-1894 (search)
Fry, James Barnet 1827-1894 Military officer: born in Carrollton, Green co., Ill., Feb. 22, 1827; graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1847. After serving as assistant instructor of artillery at West Point, he was assigned to the 3d Artillery, then in Mexico, where he remained till the close of the war. After doing frontier duty at various posts, he was again instructor at West Point in 1853-54, and adjutant there in 1854-59. On March 16, 1861, he was appointed assistant adjutant-general, and later in the same year became chief of staff to Gen. Irwin McDowell. In 1861-62 he was on the staff of Gen. Don Carlos Buell. He was appointed provost-marshal-general of the United States, March 17, 1863, and was given the rank of brigadier-general, April 21, 1864. General Fry registered 1,120,621 recruits, arrested 76,562 deserters, collected $26,366,316, and made an exact enrolment of the National forces. He was brevetted major-general in the regular army, March 13, 1865
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