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Charles E. Stowe, Harriet Beecher Stowe compiled from her letters and journals by her son Charles Edward Stowe 26 0 Browse Search
Francis B. Carpenter, Six Months at the White House 24 2 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 10 0 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: November 27, 1860., [Electronic resource] 9 1 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
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 8 0 Browse Search
Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877 (search)
Owen, Robert Dale 1801-1877 Author; born in Glasgow, Scotland, Nov. 9, 1801; son of Robert Owen; educated in Switzerland; came with his father to the United States in 1825, settled at New Harmony, Ind., and, with Madame d'arusmont (nee Frances Wright), edited the New Harmony Gazette, afterwards published in New York and called the Free inquirer (1825-34). He returned to New Harmony, and was elected, first to the Indiana legislature, and then to Congress, wherein he served from 1843 to 1847, taking a leading part in settling the northwestern boundary question. He introduced the bill (1845) organizing the Smithsonian Institution, and became one of its regents. He was a member of the convention that amended the constitution of Indiana in 1850, and secured for the women of that State rights of property. In 1853 he was sent to Naples as charge d'affaires, and was made minister in 1855. He published, in pamphlet form, a discussion he had with Horace Greeley in 1860 on divorce, and
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Spiritualism, or spiritism, (search)
variety of subjects, all ascribed to spirit dictation, but of no scientific value. Judge John W. Edmonds, of New York (1799-1874), adopted the belief in 1851, and published a work on Spiritualism, 1853-55, as did Dr. Robert Hare (1781-1858) of Philadelphia, who published (1855) Spiritual manifestations scientifically demonstrated; among other noted persons who have avowed their belief that the phenomena are of spirit origin are Dr. Robert Chambers, Robert Owen (1771-1858) and his son, Robert Dale Owen, all of whom wrote on the subject. Of the many mediums (channels of communications) none ever attained to the celebrity, as a medium of this power, of Daniel D. Home (born 1833; died harmlessly insane, 1886; published Incidents of my life, 1863). A society termed The London Society for Psychical research, was founded in 1882, under the presidency of Prof. H. Sidgwick, of Cambridge University, for the purpose of investigating that large group of debatable phenomena known as mesmeric,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Indiana, (search)
accepted and confirmed by the legislature, and the capital named Indianapolis......Jan. 6, 1821 First general school law of Indiana in revised statutes of 1824, drawn by committee appointed by legislature......Jan. 9, 1821 Proceedings against the State bank for fraudulent management, which results in forfeiting its franchise, begun......Dec. 31, 1821 Indiana University at Bloomington, chartered 1820, opened......1824 Mr. Rapp and associates sell their property at Harmony to Robert Dale Owen, of Scotland, a philanthropist, who attempts to establish a community, naming the place New Harmony......1825 State road from Lake Michigan to Madison on the Ohio begun......1830 Thomas Lincoln, with his family, removes to Macon county, Ill......1830 Indiana Historical Society incorporated......1831 Wabash and Erie Canal in Indiana begun......Feb. 22, 1832 State bank chartered......1834 Internal improvement law, a State loan of $10,000,000 to be expended by a board of
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
ankfort.] Jefferson Davis born in Christian county......June 3, 1808 Abraham Lincoln born in Hardin (now Larue) county......Feb. 12, 1809 Dr. Ephraim McDowell, the father of ovariotomy, successfully performs the first in the world, at Danville......1809 Mammoth Cave discovered......1809 Lottery authorized to raise $10,000 for the improvement of the navigation of the Kentucky River......Jan. 10, 1811 Henry Clay, speaker of the House of Representatives......Nov. 4, 1811 Colonel Owen and Joseph H. Daviess, of Kentucky, killed in action at the battle of Tippecanoe......Nov. 7. 1811 Six prominent citizens of Frankfort authorized to raise $4,000 by lottery to complete an unsectarian house of worship on the public square......Feb. 4, 1812 Appropriation made by the legislature of $12.50 for digging stumps out of the State-house yard......Feb. 8, 1812 Brig.-Gen. Green Clay, with 3.000 Kentuckians, reaches Fort Meigs to reinforce General Harrison, and with part of h