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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tuckerman, Bayard 1855- (search)
Tuckerman, Bayard 1855- Author; born in New York, July 2, 1855; graduated at Harvard College in 1878; and wrote Life of Lafayette; Peter Stuyvesant; William Jay and the abolition of slavery, etc.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
ainst the resolution of March 28, but the Senate refuses to enter the protest in its minutes......April 15, 1834 General Lafayette dies in France......May 20, 1834 Senate, by resolution, censures the President for removing the deposits......Jushment of the national debt......December, 1834 John Quincy Adams, member from Massachusetts, delivers an oration on Lafayette before Congress......Dec. 13, 1834 Attempted assassination of President Jackson at the Capitol by Richard Lawrence.. provided for, by act......June 20, 1874 Congress appropriates $300 or less to purchase and restore to the family of Lafayette the watch presented him by General Washington, lost during his visit to the United States in 1825, and since found.....ker of House of Representatives, born 1827, dies at Rockbridge Alum Springs, Va.......Aug. 19, 1876 Bronze statue of Lafayette, the gift of the French Republic to New York City, is unveiled......Sept. 6, 1876 Hallet's Point Reef, Hell Gate, bl
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Alabama (search)
9, 1819 Joint resolution of Congress admitting Alabama into the Union approved by President Monroe......Dec. 14, 1819 The seat of government removed to Cahaba......1820 Act to establish a State university at Tuscaloosa passed......Dec. 18, 1820 [It was not opened until April 18, 1831.] State bank established and located at Cahaba......1820 The principal towns in Alabama were Huntsville, Claiborne, Mobile, Cahaba, St. Stephens, Florence, and Montgomery in......1820 General Lafayette received at the capital......1824 Seat of government removed to Tuscaloosa......1826 William Weatherford, the Indian warrior and chief at the Fort Mimms massacre, dies in Monroe county......1826 University of Alabama (non-sectarian) at Tuscaloosa opened......1831 First cotton factory erected in Madison......1832 Creeks cede to the United States all their lands east of the Mississippi for $210,000 by treaty......1832 First railroad completed from Tuscumbia to Decatur,
r, locates a colony of twenty-five or thirty families at Vandalia......1819 John Kelly and family the first white settlers at Springfield......1819 Seat of government removed to Vandalia......1820 State-house at Vandalia destroyed by fire......Dec. 9, 1823 General election, proposed convention to amend the constitution permitting slavery defeated by 4,972 to 6,640......August, 1824 Illinois and Michigan Canal Association incorporated......Jan. 19, 1825 Reception given General Lafayette at Kaskaskia......April 30, 1825 Congress grants 224,322 acres to the State of Illinois to aid the Illinois and Michigan Canal......March 2, 1827 Father of Abraham Lincoln removes from Indiana with his family to Macon county, Ill......1830 Towns of Chicago and Ottawa surveyed and laid out by a board of canal commissioners, and maps prepared by James Thompson bearing date......Aug. 4, 1830 United States troops under General Gaines, having burned the old Sac village on the Mi
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
holds the replevin act unconstitutional......1823 Gen. Joseph Desha elected governor by Relief party......Aug. 7, 1824 Capitol at Frankfort destroyed by fire......Nov. 4, 1824 Henry Clay candidate for the Presidency......1824 Legislature repeals court of appeals act and organizes a new court. Anti-relief party becomes Old Court party, and Relief party merged into New Court party......Dec. 24, 1824 Henry Clay appointed United States Secretary of State......March 7, 1825 General Lafayette visits Louisville......May 8, 1825 Old Court have a majority in the legislature, but Senate remains New Court......1825 Legislature restores the Old Court......Dec. 30, 1827 Natural gas-well discovered on Green River by Samuel White......1828 William T. Barry, of Lexington, Postmaster-General of United States......1829 American oil-well near Burksville on the Cumberland River discovered in boring for salt, spouted 50 feet. The oil, imagined to have healing qualities, was bo
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Louisiana, (search)
abetting a mutiny in granting a habeas corpus for Louallier; arrests Hollander; releases all three; and for high-handed methods is tried and fined $1,000......1815 Frederic Tudor ships ice to New Orleans from Boston......1820 Thomas B. Robertson elected governor......1820 Governor Robertson resigning to become judge of United States district court, President Thibodeaux of the Senate acts as governor until inauguration of Governor-elect Henry Johnson......December, 1824 Visit of Lafayette; the legislature appropriates $15,000 for his entertainment......1825 Legislature grants $10,000 to Thomas Jefferson Randolph for the family of Thomas Jefferson, as a mark of gratitude from Louisiana......March 16, 1827 Seat of government removed from New Orleans to Donaldsonville......1829 Provision for running boundary-line between Louisiana and Arkansas Territory under act of Congress......1830 New Orleans again made the seat of government......Jan. 8, 1831 Pontchartrai
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
rt of speed. ] Recorder, the first religious paper published in the world......Jan. 3, 1816 Maine separates from Massachusetts and erected into a State......1820 Constitution of the State revised......1820 Amherst College, Amherst, dedicated......Sept. 18, 1821 Massachusetts Society organized to aid in the suppression of the slave-trade......1822 Daniel Webster represents Boston in Congress......1823 Corner-stone of Bunker Hill monument laid......June 17, 1825 [General Lafayette present, Daniel Webster orator.] Journal of education, afterwards the Annals, started in Boston, the first of its kind in the United States......1826 John Adams dies at Quincy......July 4, 1826 Railroad (the first in the United States) 3 miles long, from the granite quarries of Quincy to Neponset River, commenced......1826 Abbott Academy (for women), Andover, established......1829 Massachusetts obtains from the United States $430,748.26, for services of militia during th
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Missouri, (search)
Missouri admitted into the Union with conditions that the legislature should pledge the faith of the State that the free negro clause should never be executed......March 2, 1821 Conditions of admission of Missouri into the Union being accepted, President Monroe approves the bill......Aug. 10, 1821 Thomas H. Benton enters the United States Senate and serves continuously until 1851......1821 St. Louis incorporated a city; population, 4,800......Dec. 9, 1822 Public reception of Lafayette in St. Louis......April 29, 1825 Gov. Frederick Bates dies......Aug. 1, 1825 Seat of government removed from St. Charles to Jefferson City, and legislature holds its first session there......Nov. 20, 1826 Joseph Smith, the Mormon leader, having found a location for Zion at Independence, Jackson county, in 1831, which he names The New Jerusalem, arrives from Kirtland, O., with many followers......1832 St. Louis University, founded 1829; incorporated......December, 1832 Mormon
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
entucky in 1801; spreads through Tennessee and North Carolina......1802 Bank of Cape Fear, with branches incorporated, the mother bank at Wilmington......1804 Gold discovered on Meadow Creek, in Carbarrus county, during the year 1801 or 1802. The first considerable amount sent to the United States mint was $11,000 during the year ......1814 State geological and mineralogical survey conducted by Prof. Denison Olmstead, of the University of North Carolina......1817 Reception to Lafayette at Murfreesboro......Feb. 26, 1825 Fund for public schools established by law......1825 State board of internal improvements established......1825 First toll-gate on the Buncombe turnpike from the Saluda Gap via Asheville to the Tennessee line, erected......October, 1827 John Branch, of North Carolina, Secretary of the Navy......March 9, 1829 State-house, containing the statue of Washington by Canova, destroyed by fire......June 21, 1831 Railroad from Cape Fear to Weldon,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pennsylvania, (search)
y......October, 1776 Cornwallis pursues Washington through New Jersey into Pennsylvania......December, 1776 Endangered by the approach of the British, Congress, at Philadelphia, adjourns to meet again at Baltimore......Dec. 12, 1776 The crisis, a patriotic pamphlet by Thomas Paine, appears in Philadelphia......Dec. 19, 1776 State government organized, with Thomas Wharton, Jr., as president......March 4, 1777 British fleet enters Delaware Bay......July, 1777 Washington and Lafayette first meet in Philadelphia......August, 1777 Battle of Brandywine......Sept. 11, 1777 Congress adjourns to Lancaster......Sept. 18, 1777 Massacre of Wayne's troops at Paoli......Sept. 21, 1777 State government removes to Lancaster......Sept. 24, 1777 Howe with the British army occupies Philadelphia......Sept. 27, 1777 Battle of Germantown......Oct. 4, 1777 Successful defence of Forts Mifflin and Mercer......Oct. 22-23, 1777 British in possession of the defences of t
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