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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Trials. (search)
eached before the United States Senate, March 3, 1803, for malfeasance in the New Hampshire district court in October and November, 1802, in restoring ship Eliza, seized for smuggling, to its owners; Judge Pickering, though doubtless insane, is convicted and removed from office......March 4, 1804 Judge Samuel Chase impeached before the United States Senate, acquitted......1805 Thomas O. Selfridge tried for murder of Charles Austin on the public exchange in Boston......Aug. 4, 1806 Aaron Burr, for treason, Virginia; acquitted......March 27–Sept. 7, 1807 Col. Thomas H. Cushing, by court-martial at Baton Rouge, on charges of Brig-Gen. Wade Hampton......1812 Patrick Byrne, for mutiny, by general court-martial at Fort Columbus; sentenced to death......May 22, 1813 Gen. W. Hull, commanding the northwestern army of the United States, for cowardice in surrender of Detroit, Aug. 16, etc.; by court-martial, held at Albany, sentenced to be shot; sentence approved by the Presiden
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ton. Thomas Jefferson, Virginia, President. Aaron Burr, New York, Vice-President. Three frigates and coast, enter the Missouri River......May 14, 1804 Burr, Vice-President, mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton [With this Congress closes the political life of Aaron Burr.] fifth administration—Democraticrepublican, Mt even send it to the Senate......Dec. 3, 1806 Aaron Burr's supposed conspiracy culminates......1806 BurBurr arrested by Lieutenant Gaines, near Fort Stoddart, Ala.......Feb. 19, 1807 Act to prohibit import of slav807 Ninth Congress adjourns......March 3, 1807 Burr brought to Richmond, Va., early in......March, 1807 s from New York for Albany......Sept. 14, 1807 Aaron Burr acquitted......Sept. 15, 1807 Tenth Congress, firrned with the agent of any foreign power, or with Aaron Burr......April 3, 1810 General post-office establi [This proceeding hastened the panic of 1837.] Aaron Burr dies at Staten Island, aged eighty......Sept. 14,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
Insurance Company chartered at Lexington with banking powers......Dec. 16, 1802 John Breckinridge, of Fayette county, appointed Attorney-General......1805 Aaron Burr visits Lexington......1805 Trappist monks arrive in Kentucky......1805 Western world, a new weekly of Frankfort, describes intrigues with Spain, implicating Wilkinson, Brown, Innes. etc.......July 4, 1806 Aaron Burr appears in court at Frankfort under process served by Col. Joseph Hamilton Daviess, United States attorney, to answer high misdemeanor in organizing within the United States a military expedition against Mexico. Burr is acquitted......Dec. 2, 1806 [A few days lateBurr is acquitted......Dec. 2, 1806 [A few days later his acquittal was celebrated by a ball at Frankfort.] Jefferson Davis born in Christian county......June 3, 1808 Abraham Lincoln born in Hardin (now Larue) county......Feb. 12, 1809 Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the father of ovariotomy, successfully performs the first in the world, at Danville......1809 Mammoth Cave discove
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
in all respects like that of Mississippi Territory, except as to the descent and distribution of estates and the prohibition of slavery......March 2, 1805 Col. Aaron Burr arrives in New Orleans, to remain ten or twelve days......June 26, 1805 Governor Claiborne orders the Marquis of Casa-Calvo and the intendant Morales out oanxiety is removed......July, 1806 Territorial legislature meets......March 24, 1806 General Wilkinson, at St. Louis, receiving a confidential letter from Aaron Burr, denounces him in a message to Washington; Nov. 27, 1806, President Jefferson by proclamation makes known the traitorous enterprise; Oct. 29, Wilkinson, by messchitoches respectively, which was agreed to; General Wilkinson reaches New Orleans......Nov. 25, 1806 Arrest in New Orleans of several men charged with abetting Burr's treason......December, 1806 Digest of civil law adopted, legislature adjourned......March 31, 1808 General Wilkinson, ordered to New Orleans with troops,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mississippi, (search)
at Natchez......1802 Natchez incorporated as a city......March 10, 1803 Jefferson College established at Washington by act of legislature......1803 Natchez hospital for sick and distressed boatmen employed in the navigation of the Mississippi River and others, incorporated......1804 Whole of the territory ceded to the United States by Georgia, north of the Mississippi Territory and south of Tennessee, is annexed to Mississippi Territory by act of Congress......March 27, 1804 Aaron Burr, arrested at Natchez, gives bonds to appear before the territorial court, Feb. 3. The court refusing release from his recognizance, Feb. 5, next morning it was ascertained that he had made his escape......Feb. 6, 1807 Judge Harry Toulmin's digest of the laws of Mississippi adopted by the legislature......Feb. 10, 1807 Congress to extend the right of suffrage in the Territory permitting the people to elect delegates to Congress......Jan. 9, 1808 Bank of Mississippi chartered......
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
...March 10, 1804 Missouri included in the district of Louisiana, set off from the Territory of Louisiana, and placed under the government of Indiana Territory by act of Congress......March 26, 1804 Exploring expedition of Lewis and Clarke up the Missouri River leaves St. Louis......May 14, 1804 By act of Congress the district of Louisiana is regularly organized into the Territory of Louisiana, and President Jefferson appoints Gen. James Wilkinson as governor......March 3, 1805 Aaron Burr visits General Wilkinson at St. Louis......September, 1805 Lewis and Clarke expedition return to St. Louis......Sept. 23, 1806 Missouri Gazette established and published at St. Louis by Joseph Charless......July, 1808 Treaty of Fort Clark by which the Great and Little Osage tribes cede to the United States 33,173,383 acres of land in Missouri and 14,830,432 acres in Arkansas......Nov. 10, 1808 Town of St. Louis incorporated......Nov. 9, 1809 Town of New Madrid destroyed by a
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
Clinton again elected governor......1801 Democrats predominant, led by Col. Aaron Burr, the Clintons, and the Livingstons......1801 Buffalo laid out by the Ho...1802 Military Academy established at West Point by Congress......1802 Burr's Democratic friends resolve to support him for governor against any regular nom..1804 Morgan Lewis elected as the regular Democratic candidate ......1804 Burr proposed as Federalist candidate in coalition with his faction; the plan defeated by Alexander Hamilton......1804 This opposition of Hamilton to Burr culminates in a duel at Hoboken, in which Burr kills Hamilton......July 11, 1804 New York Burr kills Hamilton......July 11, 1804 New York Historical Society founded......1804 Philip Schuyler dies at Albany, aged seventy-three......Nov. 18, 1804 Legislature appropriates the proceeds of the remainin City founded......1836 Schenectady and Utica Railroad opened......1836 Aaron Burr dies at New York, aged eighty......Sept. 14, 1836 Legislature appropriates
n 1802 by the territorial legislature, and endowed by Congress with two townships, or 46,000 acres of land. In 1804 the act was confirmed by the State legislature. In 1810 a grammar school was opened, and in 1821 a college was organized.] Aaron Burr's expedition to Southwestern Territory......1805 Portsmouth, Scioto county, settled.1805 Indians cede to the United States the tract known as the Connecticut Reserve; treaty concluded at Fort Industry......July 4, 1805 State legislature orders the seizure of the boats building on the Muskingum for the Aaron Burr expedition ......Dec. 2, 1806 State capital removed from Chillicothe to Zanesville......1810 Population of the State, 230,760......1810 Matthew Simpson, bishop Methodist Episcopal Church, born Cadiz......June 21, 1810 First steamboat on the Ohio, the New Orleans, 400 tons, built at Pittsburg, descends the Ohio to New Orleans in fourteen days......1811 War with England declared; three regiments raised in
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tennessee, (search)
enate on charge of instigating the Creeks and Cherokees to assist the British in conquering Spanish Louisiana......July, 1797 Treaty with Cherokees extinguishing claims to land granted to individuals by North Carolina......September, 1798 Great revival of religion, begun in Kentucky in 1800, spreads through Tennessee......1801 Nashville chosen as seat of government by legislature......1802 General Wilkinson builds Fort Pickering at Memphis......1803 Public reception given to Aaron Burr at Nashville......May 28, 1805 Congress grants 1,000 acres in one tract for academies in Tennessee, one in each county; 1,000 acres more for two colleges, Blount in the east and Cumberland in the west......1806 Nashville Bank, the first in Tennessee, chartered......1807 Cumberland Presbyterian Church organized......Feb. 4, 1810 John Sevier dies near Fort Decatur, Ala......Sept. 24, 1815 Gens. Andrew Jackson and Isaac Shelby obtain by treaty from the Chickasaws a cession of
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Virginia, (search)
[This land was restored to Virginia by Congress in July, 1846.] Government armory and manufactory located at Harper's Ferry ......March 4, 1798 Patrick Henry dies......June 6, 1799 George Washington dies ......Dec. 14, 1799 Insurrection of the negroes under one Gabriel, slave of a planter near Richmond......1800 John Marshall, of Virginia, appointed chief-justice of the Supreme Court......Jan. 31, 1801 Richmond Enquirer appears at Richmond......March 9, 1804 Trial of Aaron Burr for high treason at Richmond......Sept. 1, 1807 Verdict, not proven......Sept. 9, 1807 Theatre at Richmond burned......Dec. 26, 1811 [Seventy perished, among them the governor, George W. Smith.] Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company chartered......Jan. 27, 1824 University of Virginia opened......March 25, 1825 [It was chartered 1819.] the Whig, newspaper, appears in Richmond......1826 Assembly condemns the tariff as unconstitutional......Feb. 21, 1829 Geological surve
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