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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Bank of the United States. (search)
closed their business, and the loss of the government and of individuals by these banks was estimated at $5,000,000, or one-sixth of their capital. The second United States Bank went into operation in Philadelphia, in 1817, to continue until March, 1836. In it were deposited the funds of the government, the use of which gave the bank great facilities for discounting, and so aiding the commercial community. It soon controlled the monetary affairs of the country; and when General Jackson becahe country, evidenced by the confusion, confirmed the President's conviction of the danger to be apprehended from such an enormous moneyed institution. Failing to have its charter renewed, the operations of the bank expired by limitation in March, 1836. It was rechartered the same year by the legislature of Pennsylvania, with the same capital. It was compelled to suspend specie payments, with all the local banks. in 1837, and again in 1839; and in February, 1840, it made a final suspensio
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Florida, (search)
n and a friend while walking near the Indian agency, and kills and scalps them......Dec. 28, 1835. Battle of General Clinch with Indians under Osceola and Alligator, near the Withlacoochee River......Dec. 31, 1835. Battle at Dunlawtown of Major Putnam with Indians under King Philip......Jan. 18, 1836 General Gaines, with troops from New Orleans, attacked by Indians while seeking to ford the Withlacoochee......Feb. 29, 1836 Richard Keith Call appointed territorial governor......March, 1836 Defence of Cooper's post west of the Withlacoochee by Georgia volunteers under Major Cooper against 250 Seminole warriors......April 5-7, 1836 Railroad from St. Joseph to bayou Columbus opened......1836 Battles between the United States troops and Indians in Florida, at Micanopy, June 9; Welika Pond, July 9; Ridgely's Mills, July 27; Fort Drane, Aug. 21; San Velasco......Sept. 18, 1836 General Call relieved; Gen. Thomas S. Jesup takes command......November, 1836 Battle of W