Browsing named entities in Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing). You can also browse the collection for Alexander Cummings or search for Alexander Cummings in all documents.

Your search returned 2 results in 2 document sections:

Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Colorado (search)
clays are plentiful. Mining and smelting are the most important industries after that of agriculture. Cattle and sheep herding are declining in consequence of the multiplication of small farms. In 1899 the total assessed valuation of taxable property was $212,202,886, and the net debt $2,728,667. The population in 1890 was 412,198; in 1900, 539,700. Territorial governors. Name.Term.Remarks Appointed by William Gilpin1861-62President Lincoln John Evans1862-65President Lincoln Alexander Cummings1865-67President Johnson A. C. Hunt1867-69President Johnson Edward M. McCook1869-73President Grant Samuel H. Elbert1873-74President Grant Edward M. McCook1874-75President Grant John L. Routt1875-76President Grant State governors. Name. Term. John L. Routt 1876 to 1878 Fred. W. Pitkin1879 to 1882 James B. Grant1883 to 1886 Benj. H. Eaton 1885 to 1886 Alvah Adams 1887 to 1888 Job A. Cooper 1889 to 1890 John L. Routt1891 to 1893 Davis H. Waite 1893 to 1895 A. W. McIntyre
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Colorado, (search)
Gilpin commissioned governor......1861 Hiram P. Bennett first delegate to Congress......1861 First legislature meets at Denver......1861 Great suffering from cold during the winter and drought during the summer of......1863 Great flood at Denver......April, 1864 Colonel Chivington, with 900 men, attacks an Indian camp at Sand Creek, Larimer county, and kills 131 persons, men, women, and children......Nov. 27, 1864 First national bank at Denver established......1865 Alexander Cummings, governor......October, 1865 Nathaniel P. Hill organizes the Boston and Colorado Smelting Company, and erects a furnace at Black Hawk, near Central City......1866 [This furnace (removed to Denver, 1879) reduces refractory ores and makes abandoned mines of value.] The State adopts for the courts the Illinois practice code. The capital was Colorado City, but was changed to Golden City in 1862, and back to Denver......1868 Greeley, Weld county, located and settled......1870