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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cabinet, President's (search)
. Campbell Feb. 9, 1814 Alexander J. Dallas Oct. 6, 1814 William H. CrawfordOct. 22, 1816 Richard Rush March 7, 1825 Samuel D. Ingham March 6, 1829 Louis McLane Aug. 2, 1831 William J. Duane May 29, 1833 Roger B. Taney Sept.23, 1833 Levi Woodbury June 27, 1834 Thomas Ewing March 5, 1841 Walter Forward Sept.13, 1841 John C. Spencer March 3, 1843 George M. Bibb June 15, 1844 Robert J. Walker March 6, 1845 William M. Meredith March 8, 1849 Thomas Corwin July 23, 1850 James Guthrie March 7, 1853 Howell Cobb March 6, 1857 Philip F. Thomas Dec. 12, 1860 John A. Dix Jan. 11, 1861 Name.Appointed. Salmon P. Chase March 7, 1861 William Pitt Fessenden July 1, 1864 Hugh McCullochMarch 7, 1865 George S. Boutwell March 11, 1869 William A. Richardson March 17, 1873 Benjamin H. Bristow June 4, 1874 Lot M. Morrill July 7, 1876 John Sherman March 8, 1877 William Windom March 5, 1881 Charles J. Folger Oct. 27, 1881 Walter Q. Gresham Sept.24, 1884 Hugh McCul
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Johnston, Richard Malcolm 1822-1898 (search)
Johnston, Richard Malcolm 1822-1898 Author; born in Powelton, Ga., March 8, 1822; graduated at Mercer University, Georgia, in 1841, and a year later was admitted to the bar. In 1857-61 he was Professor of Literature in the University of Georgia. He was an officer in the Confederate army throughout the Civil War. In 1867 he moved to Baltimore, and engaged in authorship. His works include Georgia sketches; Dukesborough tales; Historical sketch of English Literature (with W. H. Browne); Old mark Langston; Two Gray Tourists; Mr. Absalom Billingslea, and other Georgia folk; Ogeechee cross Firings; Widow Guthrie; The Primes and their neighbors; Studies: literary and social; Old times in Middle Georgia; Pearse Amerson's will, etc. He died in Baltimore, Md., Sept. 23, 1898.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kentucky, (search)
avid Meriwether32d1852 Archibald Dixon32d to 33d1852 to 1855 John B. Thompson33d1853 John J. Crittenden34th to 37th1855 to 1861 Lazarus W. Powell36th to 39th1859 to 1865 John C. Breckinridge37th1861 Garrett Davis37th to 42d1861 to 1872 James Guthrie39th to 40th1865 to 1868 Thomas C. McCreery40th1868 to 1871 Willis B. Machen42d1872 to 1873 John W. Stevenson42d to 45th1871 to 1877 Thomas C. McCreery43d to 46th1873 to 1879 James B. Beck45th to 51st1877 to 1890 John S. Williams46th to the use of the national government in enforcing the laws in seceding States. They decided against calling a convention, and appointed delegates to the Peace Congress. On April 18 a great Union meeting was held in Louisville, over which James Guthrie and other leading politicians of the State held controlling influence. At that meeting it was resolved that Kentucky reserved to herself the right to choose her own position; and that, while her natural sympathies are with those who have a c
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Peace Congresses. (search)
ight, of Ohio, as secretary. The convention was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. P. D. Gurley. Mr. Guthrie, of Kentucky, opened the business by offering a resolution for the appointment of a committeeto report a plan to restore harmony and preserve the Union. The committee was appointed, and Mr. Guthrie was chosen its chairman. He made a report on the 15th, in which several amendments to the Co of Henry Clay, then offered Crittenden's compromise. It was rejected by 14 States against 5. Guthrie's report was then taken up, and after some modifications was adopted. Following this, T. E. tate has a constitutional right to secede therefrom. It was rejected by 10 States against 7. Mr. Guthrie offered a preamble to his propositions, which was agreed to, and Mr. Tyler was requested to pat and several other propositions, it was finally decided by a vote of 25 to 11 to postpone the Guthrie plan in favor of a proposition of amendment adopted by the House of Representatives, which prov
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
epts of Washington, Kentucky will be the last to give up the Union ......Jan. 24, 1850 New constitution adopted......May 7, 1850 Battle monument erected in State cemetery, Frankfort......June 25, 1850 John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, appointed Attorney-General of the United States; and John L. Helm becomes governor......July 31, 1850 Death at Washington, D. C., of Henry Clay......June 29, 1852 United States Military Asylum located at Harrodsburg Springs......May 8, 1853 James Guthrie, of Louisville, Secretary of the Treasury, and Jefferson Davis, of Christian county, Secretary of War......1853 Miss Delia A. Webster again appearing in Kentucky, and assisting Rev. Norris Day in transporting slaves to Ohio, is first requested and then compelled to leave the State......March 12, 1854 A jury having acquitted Matthew F. Ward of the murder of William H. G. Butler in Louisville, an indignation meeting is held in Louisville. A mob burns in effigy John J. Crittenden, of