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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 11, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Wrecks. (search)
ight steamboats destroyed by fire at New Orleans; thirty-seven lives lost......Feb. 4, 1854 Steamer Caroline burned at the mouth of the White River; forty-five lives lost......March 5, 1854 Steamer Pennsylvania bursts her boiler 80 miles below Memphis; about 100 lives lost......June 13, 1858 Steamer Princess explodes boiler and burns near Baton Rouge; twenty-five killed, thirty-five injured......Feb. 27, 1859 Steamer Ben. W. Lewis bursts boiler at Cairo; fifty lives lost......June 24, 1860 Steamer Miami explodes boilers, burns, and sinks; 150 lives lost......Jan. 30, 1866 Steamer Stonewall burned below Cairo; 200 lives lost......Oct. 27, 1869 Steamer T. L. McGill burned; fifty-eight lives lost......Jan. 14, 1871 Steamer H. R. Arthur explodes; eightyseven lives lost......Jan. 28, 1871 Steamer Oceanus explodes; forty lives lost......April 11, 1872 Steamer George Wolfe explodes; thirty lives lost......Aug. 23, 1873 Steamer Golden City burned near Memphis;
Decision of the Bonaparte-Paterson case. The Paris Court, on the 29th ult., decided the suit of Mad. Bonaparte, (formerly Miss Paterson, of Baltimore,) in which she sought to obtain the legal recognition of her marriage with Prince Jerome Bonaparte. The Court declared that as the object of the demand made by Madame Elizibeth Paterson and Jerome Bonaparte, her son, was the liquidat on and the division of the succession of the Prince Jerome, who died on the 24th of June, 1860; and inasmuch as among the grounds of opposition to the demand is one that the claim has been already judged by two decisions of the conseil de famills, dated the 4th of July, 1856, and the 7th of July, 1860, which proclaimed the nullity of the marriage of the 24th of December, 1803, and its invalidity even as regard property, the Court added: "It is expedient above all to examine the validity of this ground of opposition, in as much as if it be well founded it would establish a peremptory exception t
from July 1 to Sept. 30, 1860, have amounted to $16,719,790 04, (there is an increase of $172,460 60 from customs, as compared with same quarter last year,) which, with the balance of $3,629,206 71 in the treasury on-- 1st July, 1860, makes$20,348,996 75 the estimated receipts during the three remaining quarters of the current fiscal year, 1861, are-- from customs$40,000,000 00 from public lands2,250,000 00 from miscel's sources750,000 00 from loan, authorized June 24, 1860 21,000,000 00 $64,000,000 00 making the total of ascertained and estimated means for the service of the current fiscal year,186184,348,996 75 the expenditure of the first quarter of the current fiscal year — that ending September 30th, 1860--was16,543,472 59 the estimated expenditure from appropriations heretofore made by law, during the three remaining quarters of the current fiscal year 1861, according to the report of the register, is46,935,232 58 the loan of June 22d, 1