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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of South Carolina, (search)
1798 John Draytonacting1800 James B. Richardson1802 Paul Hamilton1804 Charles Pinckney1806 John Drayton1808 Henry Middleton1810 Joseph Alston1812 David R. Williams1814 Andrew J. Pickens1816 John Geddes1818 Thomas Bennet1820 John L. Wilson1822 Richard J. Manning1824 John Taylor1826 Stephen D. Miller1828 James Hamilton1830 Robert Y. Hayne1832 George McDuflie1834 Pierce M. Butler1836 Patrick Noble1838 B. K. Henneganacting1840 J. P. Richardson1840 James H. Hammond1842 William Aiken1844 David Johnson1846 W. B. Seabrook1848 John H. Means1850 John L. Manning1852 James H. Adams1854 R. F. W. Alston1856 William H. Gist1858 Francis W. Pickens1860 M. L. Bonham1862 A. G. MagrathinauguratedDec. 19, 1864 Benj. F. Perryprovisional, appointedJune 30, 1865 James L. OrrinauguratedNov. 29, 1865 Robert K. ScottinauguratedJuly 9, 1868 F. J. Moses, Jr.1873 Daniel H. Chamberlain1875 Wade Hampton1877 William D. Simpsonassumes officeFeb. 26, 1879 T. B. Jeterassumes off
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
r. Kane, under Lieutenant Hartstene, U. S. N., finds at the Isle of Disco, Greenland, Kane and his companions, who had left the ship in the ice, May 17, and reached Disco, Aug. 8......Sept. 13, 1855 This expedition returns to New York City......Oct. 11, 1855 Thirty-fourth Congress, first session, assembles......Dec. 3, 1855 After a contest of nine weeks, on the 133d ballot, Nathaniel P. Banks, of Massachusetts, is elected (Feb. 2, 1856) speaker by a plurality of three votes over William Aiken, of South Carolina. [This session was the stormiest ever held.] Proclamation of President Pierce against the invasion of Nicaragua......Dec. 8, 1855 President Pierce, in special message, recognizes the pro-slavery legislature of the Territory of Kansas, and calls the attempt to establish a free-State government an act of rebellion......Jan. 24, 1856 President Pierce by proclamation warns all persons against unlawful combinations against the constituted authorities of Kansas..