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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Navy of the United States (search)
veles142GunboatI.125T. S.b4 Mindoro142GunboatI.125T. S.b4 Restless137Gunboat (converted)I.500S.b8 Shearwater122Gunboat (converted)S......S.b3 Incaa120Gunboat (converted)W.400S.b2 Alvarado100GunboatS.137S.b2 Sandoval100GunboatS.137S.b2 Huntress82Gunboat (converted)Comp......S.b2 Basco42GunboatI.44S.b2 Guardoqui42GunboatI.44S.b2 Urdaneta42GunboatI.44S.b2 b, Estimated. d, Torpedo tubes. Cushing (No. 1)105Torpedo-boatS.1,720T. S.d3 Ericsson (No. 2)120Torpedo-boatS.1,800T. S.d3 Foote (No. 3)142Torpedo-boatS.2,000T. S.d3 Rodgers (No. 4)142Torpedo-boatS.2,000T. S.d3 Winslow (No. 5)142Torpedo-boatS.2,000T. S.d3 Porter (No. 6)165Torpedo-boatS.b3,400T. S.d3 Dupont (No. 7)165Torpedo-boatS.b3,400T. S.d3 Rowan (No. 8)182Torpedo-boatS.3,200T. S.d3 Dahlgren (No. 9)146Torpedo-boatS.4,200T. S.d2 T. A. M. Craven (No 10)146Torpedo-boatS.4,200T. S.d2 Farragut (No. 11)273Torpedo-boatS.5,600T. S.d2 Davis (No. 12)132Torpedo-boatS.1,750T. S.d3 Fox (No. 13)132To
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Omnibus bill, the (search)
o be inexpedient to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia while that institution existed in Maryland, without the consent of the people of the District, and without just compensation to the owners of slaves within the District; that more effectual laws should be made for the restitution of fugitive slaves; and that Congress had no power to prohibit or obstruct the trade in slaves between the several States. Clay spoke eloquently in favor of this plan. Mr. Webster approved it, and Senator Foote, of Mississippi, moved that the whole subject be referred to a committee of thirteen—six Southern members and six Northern members—they to choose the thirteenth. This resolution was adopted April 18; the committee was appointed, and Mr. Clay was made chairman of it. On May 8, Mr. Clay reported a plan of compromise in a series of bills substantially the same as that of Jan. 29. It was called an omnibus bill. Long debates ensued, and on July 31 the whole batch was rejected except the pr
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
ions of the republic. As an example take this: In January, 1830, Mr. Foote, a Senator from Connecticut, offered a resolution instructing theaid in the Senate in the discussion following the introduction of Mr. Foote's modest resolution proposing to inquire whether it would not be flicted on him. In the case of Senators Benton, of Missouri, and Foote, of Mississippi, a special committee was appointed to report. On se sharp personal altercations in the Senate. On that date, while Mr. Foote was speaking in reply to Mr. Benton, the latter started from his seat and moved towards Mr. Foote. Mr. Foote left his seat and took a stand in front of the secretary's table, at the same time drawing and coMr. Foote left his seat and took a stand in front of the secretary's table, at the same time drawing and cocking a revolver. Mr. Benton was led back to his seat by Senators in the midst of great confusion, and Mr. Foote was induced to surrender thMr. Foote was induced to surrender the pistol. The committee reported that the whole scene was most discreditable to the Senate, but recommended no action, expressing the hope
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
20, 1861 Government suspends specie payment......Jan. 1, 1862 Department of North Carolina established, Gen. A. E. Burnside commander......Jan. 7, 1862 Burnside's expedition arrives at Hatteras Inlet, N. C....... Jan. 13, 1862 Engagement at Logan's Cross Roads, or Mill Spring, Ky.......Jan. 19, 1862 Jesse D. Bright, of Indiana, expelled from the Senate on a charge of disloyalty, by 32 to 14......Jan. 20, 1862 Capture of Fort Henry, Tenn., by forces under General Grant and Commodore Foote......Feb. 6, 1862 Battle of Roanoke Island, by troops under command of General Burnside......Feb. 8, 1862 General Grant assigned to command of District of West Tennessee......Feb. 14, 1862 Surrender of Fort Donelson, Tenn., to federal forces under General Grant......Feb. 16, 1862 Nashville, Tenn., occupied by federal forces......Feb. 25, 1862 Congress authorizes $150,000,000 United States notes, the legal-tender bill......Feb. 25, 1862 Battle of Pea Ridge, Ark.......Ma