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Henry Morton Stanley, Dorothy Stanley, The Autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley 368 2 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Abbott, Lyman, 1835- (search)
and our duty to have a free opportunity to share in the work of providing them with this equipment of a higher life. What is so evident respecting China that the dullest of vision may see it, is equally, though as yet less evidently, true of other great unreached populations. The United States is only less interested than Great Britain in the larger life of India; and in the civilization of Africa, which still seems remote, but not so remote as it did before the travels of Livingstone and Stanley, and which, when it comes, will add a new incentive to the fruitful industry of our mills, as well as of English mills, if we are wise in our statesmanship to forecast the future and to provide for it. If England and America join hands in a generous rivalry, they can lead the world commercially. On that road lies our highway to national prosperity. 2. Political advantages as well as commercial advantages call on us to establish and maintain a good understanding with Great Britain, and t
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872 (search)
w York, and thence to Charleston, where he made translations from the Spanish for the Charleston Courier. Returning to New York he became proprietor (1825) of the New York Courier, but did not succeed. After various editorial and journalistic adventures in New York and Pennsylvania. Mr. Bennett. in May, 1835. began the pubication of the New York Herald. His method was a new departure in journalism. The Herald obtained an immense circulation and advertising patronage. The profits of the establishment, at the time James Gordon Bennett. of Mr. Bennett's death, were estimated at from $5,000 to $700,000 a year. He died in the Roman Catholic faith, and bequeathed the Herald to his only son. James Gordon Bennett, Jr., who was born in New York City, May 10, 1841; fitted out the Jeannette polar expedition; sent Henry M. Stanley in search of Dr. Livingstone in Africa; constructed, with John W. Mackay, a new cable between America and Europe; and greatly promoted international yachting.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stanley, Henry Morton (search)
Stanley, Henry Morton Explorer; born near Denbigh, Wales, in 1840. His original name was John Rawlands. For ten years he was in the poor-house of St. Asaph, where he received a good education, and left it at the age of thirteen, became teacher of a school, and finally shipped at Liverpool as a cabin-boy for New Orleans. There he found employment with a merchant named Stanley, who adopted him and gave him his name. Enlisting in the Confederate army at the Henry Morton Stanley. beginning of the Civil War, he was made prisoner, and entered the United States navy as a volunteer. After the war he travelled in Turkey and Asia Minor, and visited Wales. Henry Morton Stanley. beginning of the Civil War, he was made prisoner, and entered the United States navy as a volunteer. After the war he travelled in Turkey and Asia Minor, and visited Wales. At the poor-house of St. Asaph he gave a dinner to the children, and told them that what success he had attained in life he owed to the education received there. Returning to the United States, he was engaged in 1868, by the proprietor of the New York Herald to accompany the British expedition to Abyssinia, as correspondent. I
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ersons left desolate......Oct. 12, 1886 Boodle aldermen in New York City arraigned for bribery......Oct. 19, 1886 Bartholdi's statue of Liberty enlightening the world unveiled......Oct. 28, 1886 Reception to French delegates to the Bartholdi statue dedication given at the White House, Washington......Nov. 4, 1886 Ex-President Chester A. Arthur, born 1830, dies at New York......Nov. 18, 1886 Charles Francis Adams, Sr., born 1807, dies at Boston, Mass.......Nov. 21, 1886 Henry M. Stanley, the African explorer, received in New York......Nov. 27, 1886 Arbor Day celebrated in San Francisco by school-children; 40,000 young trees supplied by Adolph Sutro for the occasion......Nov. 27, 1886 Second session begins......Dec. 6, 1886 [John Sherman, of Ohio, president pro tem. of the Senate.] President's message presented......Dec. 6, 1886 Gen. John A. Logan, born 1826, dies at Washington, D. C.......Dec. 26, 1886 John Roach, ship-builder, born 1813, dies at Ne