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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 506 506 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 279 279 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 141 141 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 64 64 Browse Search
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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 43 43 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 43 43 Browse Search
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his authority, Markham dissolved the assembly. The legislature of the next year persevered, and, 1696. by its own authority, subject only to the assent of the Oct. proprietary, established a purely democratic government. The governor was but chairman of the council The council, the assembly, each was chosen by the people. TIn April, 1688, the proprietors of East New Jersey Smith, 568, 211. had surrendered their pretended right of government, and the surrender had been accepted. In October of the same year, the council of the proprietaries, not of the people, of West New Jersey, voted to surrender to the secretary-general for the dominion of New Enilling Some Few Remarks, 1702, p. 20. to wait for recompense in another world; and the general court, after prolonging the validity of the old laws, adjourned to October. July 2. But Phipps and his council had not looked to the general court for directions; they turned to the ministers of Boston and Charlestown; and from them
issions, wasting away with consump- Relation 1642, p. 167. tion. In midsummer of the next year, he descended 1642-3, p. 271. to Quebec. After languishing till October, the self- 1642. Oct. 22. denying man, who had glowed with the hope of bearing the gospel across the continent, through all the American Barbary, even to the ocemanent mission among the Five Nations; and he himself, the only one who knew their dialect, was selected as its founder. Ibo, et non redibo—I shall go, but shall Oct. never return—were his words of farewell. Immediately on arriving at the Mohawk castles, he was received as a prisoner, and, against the voice of the Oct. 18. othwilderness, even though the sower cast his seed in weeping. In three or four months, he wrote to a friend, you may add me to the memento Oct. 15. of deaths. In October, he reached the bay which he called St. Theresa, and which may have been the Bay of Keweena, on the south shore of Lake Superior. After a residence of eight mont
rrible for description. Approaching the town of Montreal, they made an equal number of prisoners, and, after a severe skirmish, became masters of the fort, and of the whole island, of which they retained unmolested possession till the middle of October. In the moment of consternation, Denonville had ordered Fort Frontenac, on Lake Ontario, to be evacuated and razed. From Three Rivers to Mackinaw, there remained not one French town, and hardly even a post. In Hudson's Bay, a band of brothe It was too late. The herald from the ship of the admiral, demanding a surrender of the place, was dismissed with scoffs. What availed the courage of the citizen soldiers who effected a landing at Beauport? Before them was a fortified town de- Oct. 8/18. fended by a garrison far more numerous than the assailants, and protected by marshes and a river fordable only at low tide. The diversion against Montreal had Oct. 1 1/21. utterly failed: the New England men reembark, and sail for Boston.
ish- Keith's Ms. Memorial. ment by Virginia of a fort on Lake Erie. But after the migration of the Delawares and Shawnees, James Logan, the mild and estimable secretary of Pennsylvania, could not rest from remonstrances, demanding the at- 1728. Oct. Logan's Ms Correspondence. Gordon's Pennsylvania 213, &c. 1732 tention of the proprietary to the ambitious designs of France, which extended to the heads of all the tributaries of the Ohio. This, he rightly added, interferes with the five degree from a town where good people pointed with horror at his freedom; indignant, also, at the tyranny of a brother, who, as a passionate master, often beat his apprentice,—Benjamin Franklin, then but seventeen years old, sailed clandestinely for New Oct. York; and, finding there no employment, crossed to Amboy; went on foot to the Delaware; for want of a wind, rowed in a boat from Burlington to Philadelphia; and, bearing marks of his labor at the oar, weary, hungry, having for his whole stock of c
the Spaniards. The right of preemption was reserved for the trustees of Georgia alone; nor might they enlarge their possessions, except with the consent of the ancient proprietaries of the soil. The news of this treaty could not have reached Oct. England before the negotiations with Spain were abruptly terminated. Walpole desired peace; he pleaded for it in the name of national honor, of justice, and of the true interests of commerce. But the active English mind had become debauched by tarles Wager to Admiral Vernon, for both French and Spaniards to be a month or two in the West Indies before us, that they may be half dead, and half roasted, before our fleet arrives. So the expedition from England did not begin its voyage till October, and, after stopping for water at Dominica, where Lord Cathcart, the commander of the land forces, fell a victim to the climate, 1741. Jan 9. reached Jamaica in the early part of the following year. How has history been made the memorial of