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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Oregon, (search)
or of adoption, 3,980; against slavery, 5,082; against free negroes, 7,559......Nov. 9, 1857 Coal discovered at Coos Bay, near Empire City, 1853, and mines discovered by James Aiken at Newport and Eastport, opened......1858 State legislature meets, July 5, and Governor Whiteaker is inaugurated......July 8, 1858 Act admitting Oregon signed by the President......Feb. 14, 1859 Governor Whiteaker convenes the legislature, and completes the organization of the State government......May 16, 1859 Joseph Lane, ex-governor of Oregon, nominated for Vice-President of the United States on the Breckinridge ticket......June 23, 1860 Fort Stevens, at the mouth of the Columbia, completed......1864 First National Bank of Portland, the oldest west of the Rocky Mountains, is established......July, 1865 Mount Hood, not previously in eruption since the settlement of California, continues for a month or more to emit smoke and flames, followed by the earthquake of......Oct. 8-9, 1865
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), South Carolina, (search)
ils from Charleston for Liberia with Africans captured from the Echo, a slave-ship sailing under American colors, Aug. 21, and brought to Charleston, where the 300 or more slaves are placed in charge of the United States marshal......Sept. 20, 1858 Grand jury at Columbia returns no bill on all three indictments against the crew of the slaver Echo......Nov. 30, 1858 Grand jury at Charleston refuses to indict Captain Corrie, of the Wanderer, a slave-ship seized in New York Harbor......May 16, 1859 Resolution offered in the House, that South Carolina is ready to enter, with other slave-holding States, into the formation of a Southern Confederacy ......Nov. 30, 1859 Democratic National Convention meets at Charleston, and adjourns to Baltimore after delegates from Southern States had withdrawn......April 23, 1860 Seceding Southern delegates to the Democratic convention organize a Southern convention, electing Senator Bayard, of Delaware, president, but adjourn to meet at Ric
th B. Weston of Standish 25 Nov. 1847, and res. on the homestead; Dane Appleton, b. 12 Jan. 1822, m. Eliza A. Locke of Lancaster 7 June 1848, was a merchant, and had children in Somerville; Samuel Hastings, b. 12 Jan. 1822, m. Fanny A. Locke, twin sister to his twin brother's wife, 7 June 1848, was a merchant in Somerville, where he d. 22 May 1850; Helen Maria, b. 3 July 1823, d. unm. 15 Mar. 1846; Francis Grenville, b. 8 Sept. 1826, a piano-forte manufacturer, d. unm. at East Cambridge 16 May 1859. Martin, Thomas, by w. Alice, had Abigail, b. 22 Aug. 1653. Deborah, m. Ebenezer Frost 2 July 1723. Mason, Hugh, came to New England with his w. Hester, or Esther, in 1634, and settled in Watertown. He was by occupation a tanner, but much engaged in public life, being a Captain of the train-band for a long succession of years, Selectman about thirty years, and Representative ten years. His children, all born in Wat., were Hannah, b. 23 Sept. 1636, m. Capt. Joshua Brooks of Concord
th B. Weston of Standish 25 Nov. 1847, and res. on the homestead; Dane Appleton, b. 12 Jan. 1822, m. Eliza A. Locke of Lancaster 7 June 1848, was a merchant, and had children in Somerville; Samuel Hastings, b. 12 Jan. 1822, m. Fanny A. Locke, twin sister to his twin brother's wife, 7 June 1848, was a merchant in Somerville, where he d. 22 May 1850; Helen Maria, b. 3 July 1823, d. unm. 15 Mar. 1846; Francis Grenville, b. 8 Sept. 1826, a piano-forte manufacturer, d. unm. at East Cambridge 16 May 1859. Martin, Thomas, by w. Alice, had Abigail, b. 22 Aug. 1653. Deborah, m. Ebenezer Frost 2 July 1723. Mason, Hugh, came to New England with his w. Hester, or Esther, in 1634, and settled in Watertown. He was by occupation a tanner, but much engaged in public life, being a Captain of the train-band for a long succession of years, Selectman about thirty years, and Representative ten years. His children, all born in Wat., were Hannah, b. 23 Sept. 1636, m. Capt. Joshua Brooks of Concord
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 13., Stage-coach days in Medford. (search)
eet to Allston street, West Medford. Joseph junior married in Medford, April 15, 1821, Esther Lynde Blanchard, and received the blessing from Dr. Osgood, the minister who performed the ceremony. Esther (Blanchard) Wyman was the daughter of Hezekiah Blanchard, Jr., of tavern fame, and his first wife, Esther Tufts. She was born July 4, 1792, in a family blessed with fourteen children. Hannah Adams Wyman, the only child of this union, was baptized September 15, 1822. Mrs. Wyman died May 16, 1859, and her husband, Joseph junior, died July 16, 1867, in the house standing on High street numbered 43. After selling out his business he went to the old home farm a while, and finally moved to the west half of the house just mentioned, west of the Savings Bank. Hannah was well-favored in regard to looks, but inherited some of the oddity of her father. After his death she lived for a while in Sables court, then in the old Fountain House (formerly a famous inn), where she died, October
The Daily Dispatch: September 26, 1863., [Electronic resource], One hundred and Seventy-five dollars reward. (search)
urt and Allegheny counties, the following named Convicts: 1. John Lester, sentenced July 28, 1862, from Chesterfield, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet high, white spot on upper lip, scar on right shoulder, several little scars on right hand, and one on the left. 2. Wm Boone, free, sentenced in Southampton Nov. 13th, 1855, at the age of 24, brown complexion, black hair and eyes, and 5 feet six inches in height. 3. Mat Young, sentenced in city of Richmond May 16th, 1859, at the age of 23, mulatto, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 5½ inches high, one scar on left arm, just above elbow, and two scars on right arm just above elbow, one of which is produced by vaccination, and two scars on left leg just below the knee, and one scar on right leg. 4. Manuel Taylor, free, sentenced from Lynchburg, April 1, 1862, age 26, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches high, one scar on calf of left leg, also two small scars on left leg, also o
The Daily Dispatch: October 9, 1863., [Electronic resource], One hundred and Seventy-five dollars reward. (search)
urt and Allegheny counties, the following named Convicts: 1. John Lester, sentenced July 28, 1862, from Chesterfield, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet high, white spot on upper lip, scar on right shoulder, several little scars on right hand, and one on the left. 2. Wm Boone, free, sentenced in Southampton Nov. 13th, 1855, at the age of 24, brown complexion, black hair and eyes, and 5 feet six inches in height. 3. Mat Young, sentenced in city of Richmond May 16th, 1859, at the age of 23, mulatto, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 5½ inches high, one scar on left arm, just above elbow, and two scars on right arm just above elbow, one of which is produced by vaccination, and two scars on left leg just below the knee, and one scar on right leg. 4. Manuel Taylor, free, sentenced from Lynchburg, April 1, 1862, age 26, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches high, one scar on calf of left leg, also two small scars on left leg, also o
The Daily Dispatch: October 26, 1863., [Electronic resource], One hundred and seventy-five dollars reward. (search)
rt and Alleghany counties, the following-named Convicts: 1. John Lester, sentenced July 28, 1862, from Chesterfield, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet high, white spot on upper lip, scar on right shoulder, several little scars on right hand, and one on the left. 2. Wm. Boone, free, sentenced in Southampton Nov. 18th, 1855, at the age of 24, brown complexion, black hair and eyes, and 5 feet six inches in height. 3. Mat Young, sentenced in city of Richmond May 16th, 1859, at the age of 23, mulatto, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 5½ inches high, one scar on left arm, just above elbow, and two scars on right arm just above elbow, one of which is produced by vaccination, and two scars on left leg just below the knee, and one scar on right leg. 4. Manuel Taylor, free, sentenced from Lynchburg, April 1, 1862, age 26, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches high, one scar on calf of left leg, also two small scars on left leg, also o
The Daily Dispatch: October 29, 1863., [Electronic resource], One hundred and Seventy-five dollars reward. (search)
rt and Alleghany counties, the following-named Convicts: 1. John Lester, sentenced July 28, 1862, from Chesterfield, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet high, white spot on upper lip, scar on right shoulder, several little scars on right hand, and one on the left. 2. Wm Boone, free, sentenced in Southampton Nov. 13th, 1855, at the age of 24, brown complexion, black hair and eyes, and 5 feet size inches in height. 3. Mat Young, sentenced in city of Richmond May 16th, 1859, at the age of 23, mulatto, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 5½ inches high, one scar on left arm, just above elbow, and two scars on right arm just above elbow, one of which is produced by vaccination, and two scars on left leg just below the knee, and one scar on right leg. 4. Manuel Taylor, free, sentenced from Lynchburg, April 1, 1862, age 26, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches high, one scar on calf of left leg, also two small scars on left leg, also o
The Daily Dispatch: November 6, 1863., [Electronic resource], Hotel keepers and theatrical managers in New York. (search)
tourt and Allegheny counties, the following named Convicts: 1. John Lester, sentenced July 28, 1862 from Chesterfield, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet high, white spot on upper lip, scar or right shoulder, several little scars on right hand, and one on the left. 2. Wm Boone, free, sentenced in Southampton Nov. 13th, 1855, at the age of 24, brown complexion black hair and eyes, and 5 feet six inches in height. 3. Mat Young, sentenced in city of Richmond May 16th, 1859, at the age of 23, mulatto, black hair and eyes, about 6 feet 5½ inches high, one scar on left arm, just above elbow, and two scars on right arm just above elbow, one of which is produced by vaccination, and two scars on left leg just below the knee and one scar on right leg. 4. Manuel Taylor, free, sentenced from Lynchburg, April 1, 1862, age 26, black complexion, black hair and eyes, about 5 feet 3 inches high, one scar on calf of left leg, also two small scars on left leg, also on