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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), State of Rhode Island, (search)
illage of Fall River in exchange for the town of Pawtucket and a part of Seekonk, afterwards known as East Providence. Rhode Island was among the earliest to respond to President Lincoln's first call for troops, and during the Civil War, the State, with a population of only 175,000, furnished to the National army 23.711 soldiers. Population in 1890, 345,506; 1900, 428,556. See United States, Rhode Island, in vol. IX. governors. Portsmouth. William CoddingtonMarch 7, 1638 William Hutchinson, April 30, 1639 William Coddington March 12, 1640 Newport. William Coddington April 28, 1639-47 Presidents under the patent Providence, Warwick, Portsmouth, and Newport John CoggeshallMay, 1647 William Coddington May, 1648 John SmithMay, 1649 Nicholas Easton May 1650 Providence and Warwick. Samuel Gorton Oct., 1651 John Smith May, 1652 Gregory Dexter May, 1653 Portsmouth and Newport John Sanford, SrMay. 1653 Four towns United Nicholas Easton May, 1654 Rog
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Rodgers, John 1771-1838 (search)
e tender to Admiral Warren's flagship St. Domingo. She was a stanch vessel and fast sailer, and was commanded by Lieutenant Hutchinson, one of Cockburn's subalterns when he plundered and burned Havre de Grace, the home of Rodgers. By stratagem, thal-books on board the Sea Horse to be altered, as the Yankees, it was alleged had obtained possession of some of them. Hutchinson obeyed, and Rodgers was put in possession of the whole signal correspondence of the British navy. Hutchinson soon foHutchinson soon followed his signalbooks, putting into Rodgers's hands a bundle of despatches for Admiral Warren. He told the commodore that the chief object of the admiral then was to capture the President, which had spread alarm in British waters. What kind of a mve never seen him, but I am told he is an odd fish, and hard to catch. Sir! said Rodgers, with emphasis that startled Hutchinson, do you know what vessel you are on board of? The lieutenant answered, Why, yes, sir, his Majesty's ship Sea Horse. T
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sam Adams regiments, (search)
Sam Adams regiments, The name applied by Lord North to the 14th and 29th regiments of British soldiers, which had been stationed in Boston for more than a year when the massacre of 1770 occurred, in which Crispus Attucks (see Boston), among others, was killed. A formal demand for the immediate removal of these troops from the city was made on Governor Hutchinson by a committee of which Samuel Adams was chairman. The British authorities proposed to compromise the trouble by sending away the 29th Regiment, but Adams insisted on both regiments or none. He stirred up such a commotion in the streets of the city that both regiments were ordered away within a few hours.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
3 Small-pox destroys many of the Indians of Massachusetts......1633 Ipswich settled......1633 Scituate settled......1633 Roger Williams returns to Salem from Plymouth colony......1633 Thomas Dudley chosen governor and Robert Ludlow deputy governor of the Massachusetts colony......1634 John Endicott cuts from the flag the red cross, at Salem, as being a relic of antichrist and a Popish symbol ......January, 1634 Anne Hutchinson, of Alford, England, with her husband, William Hutchinson, arrives in the Griffin......1634 News of the creation of a colonial commission, recall of the Massachusetts charter, and appointment of a governorgeneral by the English government, received at Boston......April 10, 1634 Rev. Samuel Skelton dies at Salem, the first minister who died in New England......Aug. 2, 1634 Elders of the church decide that if a governor-general were sent over from England he ought not to be accepted......1635 Endicott reprimanded by the court for m