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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
the Atlantic.] Population of the State, 1,372,111......1820 [From this time the State has been styled the Empire State. ] Revised State constitution adopted and ratified......February, 1822 Joseph C. Yates, governor......1822 Champlain Canal begun 1816, finished......1823 De Witt Clinton elected governor......1824 Lafayette lands in New York City......Aug. 15, 1824 Geneva College, Geneva, Ontario county, incorporated......1825 [Name changed to Hobart College, March 27, 1860.] Daniel D. Tompkins, born 1774, dies on Staten Island......June 11, 1825 Erie Canal completed......Oct. 26, 1825 First boat, Seneca Chief, conveying the governor and others, passes from Lake Erie to the Hudson, and reaches New York City. Grand celebration......Nov. 4, 1825 Delaware and Hudson Canal commenced......1826 Abduction of William Morgan from Canandaigua......Sept. 12, 1826 Thurlow Weed edits the Anti-masonic Enquirer, at Rochester, N. Y.......1826-27 Owing
and Bobbins. 126,332ReeveApr. 30, 1872. 135,125JuengstJan. 21, 1873. 136,282ThayerFeb. 25, 1873. 23. Stitches. 16,120JohnsonNov. 25, 1856. 17,255BosworthMay 12, 1857. 23,984McCurdyMay 10, 1859. 26,906JohnsonJan. 24, 1860. 27,620DavisMar. 27, 1860. 27,999McCurdyApr. 24, 1860. 34,454WeitlingFeb. 18, 1862. 36,616HumphreyOct. 7, 1862. 39,658JewettAug. 25, 1863. 46,133ParhamJan. 31, 1865. 49,837SibleySept. 5, 1865. 85,891ReedJan. 12, 1869. 86,591ReedFeb. 2, 1869. 90,045HarrounMay ests on a circular disk, which is rotated by clock-work. The radiating and circular lines on the paper are expressive of distance and speed, and the pencil-line is the product of the two factors. Billings' speed-recorder for railway-cars, March 27, 1860. A ball-governor, through the medium of a circular rack and gearwheels. imparts motion to a hand, which points out upon a dial the number of miles per hour at which the train is travel- ing at the moment. Another hand is carried forward b
t escape of Wm. Booth, a member of the gang, and the circumstances connected therewith as reported, the accuracy of which the overseers denied in some particulars, and inquired what they must do when parties refused to work. In reply, he said there must be no more escapes, there need be none, and when such an event did occur it must be reported instantly to him or some other magistrate. He said in reference to the government of refractory subjects, power was given him by a law passed March 27th, 1860, to order 10 lashes to be given to a free negro for each separate offence reported, and to order a white subject to solitary confinement, with bread and water diet, for ten days for each offence, with the accompaniment of balls and chains. He had not exercised power heretofore not delegated to him, but having authority he could now, in cases being reported to him, exercise the same, not only in behalf of law and order, but to the upholding of the authority of the overseers. We would s