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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
7, 1853 Jacob Thompson March 6, 1857 Caleb B. Smith March 5, 1861 John P. Usher Jan. 8, 1863 James Harlan May 15, 1865 Orville H. Browning July 27, 1866 Jacob D. Cox March 5, 1869 Columbus Delano Nov. 1, 1870 Zachariah Chandler Oct. 19, 1875 Carl Schurz March12, 1877 Samuel J. KirkwoodMarch 5, 1881 Henry M. Teller April 6, 1882 L. Q. C. Lamar March 6, 1885 William F. Vilas Jan. 16, 1888 John W. Noble March 5, 1889 Hoke SmithMarch 6, 1893 David R. Francis Aug.24, 1896 Cornelius N. Bliss March 5, 1897 Ethan A. Hitchcock Dec. 21, 1898 March 5, 1901 Postmasters-General. Samuel OsgoodSept.26, 1789 Timothy PickeringAug. 12, 1791 Joseph Habersham Feb.25, 1795 Gideon Granger Nov.28, 1801 Return J. Meigs, Jr March17, 1814 John McLean June 26, 1823 William T. BarryMarch 9, 1829 Amos Kendall May 1, 1835 John M. Niles. May 25, 1840 Francis GrangerMarch 6, 1841 Name.Appointed. Charles A. Wickliffe Sept.13, 1841 Cave Johnson March 6, 1845 Jacob Collame
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), entry 1598 (search)
stification, for such as caught a generous elevation of spirit from the speculative enthusiasm of Rousseau. For us who stand in the dusty matterof-fact world of to-day, there is a touch of pathos in recollections of the ardor for democratic liberty that filled the air of Europe and America a century ago with such quickening influences. We may sometimes catch ourselves regretting that the inoculations of experience have closed our systems against the infections of hopeful revolution. Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive, But to be young was very heaven! O times In which the meagre, stale, forbidding ways Of custom, law, and statute took at once The attraction of a country in romance! When Reason seemed the most to assert her rights, When most intent on making of herself A prime Enchantress, to assist the work Which then was going forward in her name! Not favored spots alone, but the whole earth, The beauty wore of promise, that which sets (As at some moment might not be un