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Cambridge sketches (ed. Estelle M. H. Merrill) 21 1 Browse Search
Elizabeth Cary Agassiz, Louis Agassiz: his life and correspondence, third edition 16 2 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 14 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 0 Browse Search
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.) 8 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Irene E. Jerome., In a fair country 7 1 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 3 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gray, Asa 1810-1888 (search)
Gray, Asa 1810-1888 Botanist; born in Paris, N. Y., Nov. 18, 1810; studied botany under Dr. John Torrey, Professor of Natural History at Harvard College in 1842-73; became widely known by his textbooks on botany, which are in general use throughout the United States. He was the author of Elements of Botany; Structural and systematic Botany; Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States; Gray's botanical text-book, and many others. He died in Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 30, 1888. Gray, Asa 1810-1888 Botanist; born in Paris, N. Y., Nov. 18, 1810; studied botany under Dr. John Torrey, Professor of Natural History at Harvard College in 1842-73; became widely known by his textbooks on botany, which are in general use throughout the United States. He was the author of Elements of Botany; Structural and systematic Botany; Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States; Gray's botanical text-book, and many others. He died in Cambridge, Mass., Jan. 30, 1888.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hall of fame, (search)
ctober, 1900, a jury of 100 persons was appointed to invite and pass upon nominations for the first fifty names. The number of names submitted reached 252, of which twenty-nine received fifty-one (the minimum) or more votes. These were, therefore, declared eligible The following are the names, with the number of votes, which were accepted. The remaining twenty-one are to be selected in 1902: George Washington, 97; Abraham Lincoln, 96; Daniel Webster, 96; Benjamin Franklin, 94; Ulysses S. Grant, 92; John Marshall, 91; Thomas Jefferson, 90; Ralph Waldo Emerson, 87; Henry W. Longfellow, 85; Robert Fulton, 85; Washington Irving, 83; Jonathan Edwards, 81; Samuel F. B. Morse, 80; David G. Farragut, 79; Henry Clay, 74; Nathaniel Hawthorne, 73; George Peabody, 72; Robert E. Lee, 69; Peter Cooper, 69; Eli Whit ney, 67; John J. Audubon, 67; Horace Mann, 66; Henry Ward Beecher, 66; James Kent, 65; Joseph Story, 64; John Adams, 61; William E. Channing, 58; Gilbert Stuart, 52; Asa Gray, 51.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hancock, John 1737- (search)
ived, as well as you who executed the inhuman deed! Do you not feel the goads and stings of conscious guilt pierce through your savage bosom? Though some of you may think yourselves exalted to a height that bids defiance to human justice, and others shroud yourselves beneath the mask of hypocrisy, and build your hopes of safety on the low arts of cunning, chicanery and falsehood; yet do you not sometimes feel the gnawing of that worm which never dies? Do not the injured shades of Maverick, Gray, Caldwell, Attucks and Carr attend you in your solitary walks, arrest you even in the midst of your debaucheries, and fill even your dreams with terror? But if the unappeased manes of the dead should not disturb their murderers, yet surely even your obdurate hearts must shrink, and your guilty blood must chill within your rigid veins, when you behold the miserable Monk, the wretched victim of your savage cruelty. Observe his tottering knees, which scarce sustain his wasted body; look in his
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
, of New York, arrested for incendiary language......Nov. 17, 1887 Fiftieth Congress, first session, opens......Dec. 5, 1887 President Cleveland's third annual message......Dec. 6, 1887 Anarchist Most sentenced to one year's imprisonment......Dec. 8, 1887 Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden, geologist, born 1829, dies at Philadelphia......Dec. 22, 1887 Ex-Secretary of the Treasury Manning, born 1831, dies at Albany, N. Y.......Dec. 24, 1887 Secretary Lamar resigns......Jan. 7, 1888 Asa Gray, botanist, born 1810, dies at Cambridge, Mass.......Jan. 30, 1888 David R. Locke, Petroleum V. Nasby, Confederate X Roads, born 1833, dies at Toledo, O.......Feb. 15, 1888 W. W. Corcoran, philanthropist, born 1798, dies at Washington, D. C.......Feb. 24, 1888 A. Bronson Alcott, born 1799, dies at Boston, Mass., March 4, and Louise M. Alcott, his daughter, novelist, born 1832, dies at Boston......March 6, 1888 Blizzard on the Atlantic coast; thirty lives lost; $10,000,000 worth
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
..March 6, 1885 Elizur Wright, abolitionist, born 1804, dies at Medford......Nov. 22, 1885 Charles Francis Adams, Sr., born 1807, dies at Boston......Nov. 21, 1886 State property in the Hoosac tunnel and Troy and Greenfield Railroad sold to Fitchburg Railroad Company......1887 First Monday in September (Labor Day) made a legal holiday at session of legislature, which adjourns......June 16, 1887 Spencer F. Baird, naturalist, born 1823; dies at Wood's Holl......Aug. 19, 1887 Asa Gray, botanist, born 1810, dies at Cambridge......Jan. 30, 1888 Ballot law modelled on the Australian system adopted by legislature at session ending......May 29, 1888 Gen. P. H. Sheridan, born 1831, dies at Nonquit......Aug. 5, 1888 Maria Mitchell, astronomer, born 1818, dies at Lynn......June 28, 1889 Maritime exhibition opens at Boston......Nov. 4, 1889 Great fire at Lynn; 296 buildings destroyed; 80 acres burned over; loss, $5,000,000......Nov. 26, 1889 Haverhill celebrates