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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cod fisheries. (search)
Cod fisheries. At Fortune Bay, United States fishers set nets on Sunday, Jan. 13, 1878, contrary to local regulations; they were forcibly removed; controversy ensued. Mr. Evarts, for the United States, sent despatch Aug. 24; correspondence, September, October; Marquis of Salisbury refused compensation; but Earl Granville granted it; £15,000 awarded by arbitration, May 28, 1881
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1863- (search)
Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1863- Naval officer; born in Virginia; graduated at the United States Naval Academy in 1863; took part in the attack on Fort Fisher, where he was severely wounded; was in command of the Yorktown in the harbor of Valparaiso, Chile, in 1891, during a period of strained relations between the United States and Chile; commanded the battle-ship Iowa and took an active part in the destruction of Cervera's fleet; was promoted rear-admiral in 1901. He is author of A sailor's log and many magazine articles. Evarts, William Maxwell
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
te; McCulloch, Treasury; Stanton, until 1867, War. Congress, Republican; Colfax, speaker. 1869-73: Grant; Colfax, Vice-President, Republican; Fish, State; Boutwell, Treasury. Congress, Republican; Blaine, speaker. 1873-77: Grant; Wilson, Vice-President, Republican; Fish, State; Bristow and others, Treasury. Congress, 1873-75, Republican; Blaine, speaker; 1875-77, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Kerr, later Randall, speaker. 1877-81: Hayes; Wheeler, Vice-President, Republican; Evarts, State; Sherman, Treasury. Congress, House Democratic; Randall, speaker; Senate, 1877-79, Republican; 1879-81, Democratic. 1881-85; Garfield; Arthur, Vice-Presi- dent (succeeded as President Sept. 19, 1881), Republican; Blaine, later Frelinghuysen, State; Windom and others, Treasury; Lincoln, War. Congress, 1881-83, Senate tie, House Republican; Keifer, speaker; 1883-85, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Carlisle, speaker. 1885-89: Cleveland; Hendricks, Vice-President, Democrat; Ba
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
roy, chairman of the committee heretofore appointed for that purpose. The chief-justice.— The sergeant-at-arms will open the court by proclamation. The sergeant-at-arms.— Hear ye! hear ye! hear ye! All persons are commanded to keep silence while the Senate of the United States is sitting for the trial of the articles of impeachment exhibited by the House of Representatives against Andrew Johnson, President of the United States. The President's counsel, Messrs. Stanbery, Curtis, Evarts, and Groesbeck, entered the chamber and took the seats assigned to them. At twelve o'clock and thirty-five minutes, P. M., the sergeant-at-arms announced the presence of the managers of the impeachment on the part of the House of Representatives, and they were conducted to the seats assigned to them. Immediately afterwards the presence of the members of the House of Representatives was announced, and the members of the committee of the whole House, headed by Mr. E. B. Washburn, of Illi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
tain Knights of Labor on the New York Central Railroad......Aug. 8, 1890 Boundary-line with Pennsylvania agreed upon by commissioners, March 26, 1886, approved by Congress......Aug. 19, 1890 Single-tax convention meets in New York City, Sept. 2, and adopts a platform......Sept. 3, 1890 Strike on the New York Central Railroad declared off......Sept. 17, 1890 Governor Hill is elected United States Senator from New York, receiving eightyone votes on joint ballot, to seventy-nine for Evarts......Jan. 21, 1891 Secretary of the Treasury, William Windom, born 1827, dies suddenly at a banquet at Delmonico's, New York......Jan. 29, 1891 Board of regents of the University adopt a plan for university extension under a university extension council of five representatives of colleges to be appointed annually......Feb. 11, 1891 Gen. William T. Sherman, born 1820, dies at New York......Feb. 14, 1891 Ex-Gov. Lucius Robinson dies at Elmira, aged eighty-one......March 23, 1891