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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson 1831- (search)
Coolidge, Thomas Jefferson 1831- Diplomatist; born in Boston, Mass., Aug. 26, 1831; educated at Harvard College; engaged in the East India trade; and later was president of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company. He was United States minister to France in 1892-96, and subsequently was appointed a member of the Anglo-American commission to settle differences between the United States and Canada.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Coudert, Frederic Rene 1832- (search)
Coudert, Frederic Rene 1832- Lawyer; born in New York City, of French parentage, in 1832; graduated at Columbia College in 1850; and admitted to the bar in 1853. For many years he has represented France in its legal interests in the United States, and has become widely known as an expert in international law. He was a delegate to the International Congress in Antwerp; member of the Venezuela boundary commission in 1896; government receiver of the Union Pacific Railroad in 1892-98; and counsel of the United States before the Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration in Paris in 1893-95. Mr. Coudert has several times declined appointment to the Supreme Court of the United States.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crane, Stephen 1871- (search)
Crane, Stephen 1871- Author; born in Newark, N. J., Nov. 1, 1871; was educated there and studied at Lafayette College. When sixteen years old he engaged in journalism, serving for several years as a reporter. In 1896 he began his career as a story-writer, and in 1897 was the correspondent for the New York Journal in the Graeco-Turkish War. His books include Maggie, a girl of the streets; The Block Riders, and other lines; The Red badge of courage; George's mother; The little Regiment; The open boat; The third violet; The eternal patience, etc. He died June 5, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crisp, Charles Frederick 1845-1896 (search)
Crisp, Charles Frederick 1845-1896 Jurist; born in Sheffield, England, Jan. 9, 1845, of American parents travelling abroad; was brought to the United States when a few months old, the family settling in Georgia. He served in the Confederate army, and, settling to the practice of law, became a judge of the Superior Court of Georgia. In 1883 he entered the national House of Representatives as a Democrat, and there gained a high reputation as an able, judicial, and conservative leader on his side of the House. In 1891, and again in 1893, he was elected speaker of the House, succeeding Thomas B. Reed, and being succeeded by him. He died in Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 23, 1896.
ate till it was returned to the conference by a unanimous vote on March 23. The House accepted the Senate resolutions on March 26. From the beginning of the rebellion the Cubans carried on a guerilla warfare, burning many small towns, and destroying much plantation property. On March 14, 1896, the strength of the Cuban army was estimated in Havana at about 43,000 men, but the revolutionists themselves claimed 60,000, two-thirds of whom were well mounted, and about half well armed. During 1896 Spain sent 80,00.0 more troops to the island. In spite of this great force, however, only one province, that of Pinar del Rio, remained in the hands of the Spanish, the other five being either wholly or partly given up to the patriots. General Campos was again sent to put down the rebellion, but as he failed to do so, Gen. Valeriano Weyler, of Nicolau, was sent to supersede him in February, 1896. Weylers course was one of extreme cruelty, and aroused the people of the United States. Dur
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cushing, Frank Hamilton 1857- (search)
e ethnological exhibit of the National Museum at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia; in 1879 was assistant ethnologist with Major J. W. Powell in the expedition to New Mexico; and at his own request was left with the Zuni Indians, where he lived for three years, and later for three additional years; acquired their language and traditions; was initiated into their priesthood; and was thus the first white man to learn the true character of Indian secret societies. In 1881 he discovered the ruins of the Seven Cities of Cibola, and conducted excavations among them and the great buried cities in southern Arizona. In 1895 he discovered the extensive remains of a sea-dwelling people along the Gulf coast of Florida, and in 1896 led there the Pepper-Hearst expedition. Was author of The myths of creation; Preliminary report of Pepper-Hearst expedition on the ancient Key dwellers of Florida; The arrow; and many official reports and papers. He died in Washington, D. C., April 10, 1900.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dames of the Revolution, (search)
Dames of the Revolution, A patriotic organization established in the United States in 1896. The qualifications for membership are that applicants be above the age of eighteen years, of good moral standing, and descended in their own right from a military, naval, or marine officer, or official, who aided in founding American independence during the Revolutionary War. Local chapters may be formed when authorized by the board of managers of the society. The president in 1900 was Mrs. Edward Paulet Steers, and the secretary and historian Miss Mary A. Phillips. The headquarters were at 64 Madison Avenue, New York.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Debs, Eugene Victor, 1855- (search)
ictor, 1855- Labor leader; born in Terre Haute, Ind., Nov. 5, 1855; educated in the common schools; city clerk of Terre Haute in 1879-83; member of the Indiana legislature in 1885; served as grand secretary and treasurer of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen in 1880-93; president of the American Railway Union in 1893-97; and in June of the latter year was made chairman of the national council of the Social Democracy of America, a society founded for political and industrial co-operation. When president of the American Railway Union he conducted a notable strike on the Great Northern Railway, and in 1894 directed the great strike on the Western railroads, for which he was charged with conspiracy, but was acquitted, and subsequently, in 1895, served a sentence of six months imprisonment for contempt of court in violating its injunction. In 1896 he lectured on The relations of the Church to labor, and in 1900 was the candidate of the Social Democratic National party for President.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Debtors. (search)
Apr. 1, 1930.J., O., J., and A.445,940,750428,993,70016,947,050445,940,750 Loan of 1908-1918June 13, 1898.3 per cent.1898.After Aug. 1, 1908A., N., F., and M.198,792,64046,688,22053,224,72099,912,940 Funded loan of 1907.July 14, 1870; Jan. 20, 1871.4 per cent.1877-1879.After July 1, 1907.J., A., J., and O.740,920,800216,025,95054,333,400270,359,350 Refunding certificates.Feb. 26, 1879.4 per cent.1879.J., A., J., and O.40,012,750............33,570 Loan of 1925.Jan. 14, 1875.4 per cent.1895-1896.After Feb. 1, 1925.F., M., A., and N.162,315,400122,482,55039,832,850162,315,400 Loan of 1904.Jan. 14, 1875.5 per cent.1894-1895.After Feb. 1, 1904.F., M., A., and N.100,000,00012,061,65010,876,75022,938,400 ———————————————— Aggregate of interest bearing debt.1,687,982,340826,252,070175,214,7701,001,500,410 Debt on which interest has ceased since maturity. Dollars. Funded loan of 1891, continued at 2 per cent., called for redemption May 18, 1900; interest ceas
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896 (search)
Delano, Columbus, 1809-1896 Statesman; born in Shoreham, Vt., June 5, 1809; settled in Mount Vernon, O., in 1817; admitted to the bar in 1831, and became prominent as a criminal lawyer. He was a member of Congress in 1844-64 and 1866-68; was appointed United States commissioner of internal revenue in 1869, and later by reorganizing the bureau increased the receipts in eight months more than 100 per cent.; and was Secretary of the Department of the Interior in 1870-75. He died in Mount Vernon, O., Oct. 23, 1896.
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