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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
rch 3, 1851 [At this time it was decided that Congress expires at noon on the fourth day of March.] Com. James Barron dies at Norfolk, Va., aged eighty-three......April 21, 1851 President Fillmore issues a proclamation against the promoters of a second expedition against Cuba, and the ship Cleopatra, with military supplies for that island, is seized......April 25, 1851 First train on the Erie Railway, New York to Dunkirk......April 28, 29, 1851 Extension of the United States Capitol; corner-stone laid by the President; oration by Daniel Webster......July 4, 1851 [Extension finished, November, 1867.] General Lopez's second expedition against Cuba......Aug. 3, 1851 Louis Kossuth and suite received on the United States war steamer Mississippi at the Dardanelles......Sept. 10, 1851 James Fenimore Cooper, author, dies at Cooperstown, N. Y., aged sixty-two......Sept. 14, 1851 Hudson River Railroad opened from New York to Albany......Oct. 8, 1851 Kossuth lea
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wisconsin, (search)
ity of the fugitive slave law......1854 Sherman M. Booth, of Milwaukee, convicted in the federal district court of Wisconsin of violating the fugitive slave law by aiding in the liberation of Glover, and fined and imprisoned, is discharged by the Supreme Court, which pronounces the law unconstitutional......Feb. 3, 1855 William A. Barstow, Democrat, ex-governor, and Coles Bashford, Republican, each claiming to be elected governor by the people, take the oath of office, the one at the capitol, the other in the Supreme Court room......Jan. 7, 1856 Assembly recognizes Barstow as governor and the Senate as governor de facto......Jan. 10, 1856 Supreme Court of Wisconsin summons Barstow to show by what authority he claims to hold the office.......Jan. 17, 1856 Supreme Court decides that Barstow has been counted in upon fraudulent returns; Lieutenant-Governor McArthur fills the office for four days, when Coles Bashford assumes office......March 21, 1856 First railway reach