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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 54 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 42 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 38 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.) 18 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 16 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 14 0 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 12 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 10 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 9 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers 8 0 Browse Search
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5 Southern Monitor, newspaper, D. 26 Southern press, opinions of an United North, D. 54; recommends reticence, D. 62, 92; on the issues of the war, P. 67; let the devil take the hind-most, P. 68; ridiculous rumors published in, P. 70; opinions of the, P. 115 See Regiments in Buckram. Southern repudiation, D. 35, 45; P. 38, 42, 143, See Preface. Southern rights, D. 47 Southern Song of Freedom, P. 92 Southern war-cry, P. 136 Spalding, Henry F., D. 77 Sparks, Jared, Ll.D., Int. 14 Sparrowgrass, P. 95 Spartans and Southerners, P. 22 Speed, J. F., Holt's letter to, D. 86 Spies at Washington, P. 143 Spinola, F. B., Senator, speech at Union meeting, N. Y., April 20, Doc. 112 Sprague, Wm., Judge, of Boston, opinion of piracy, D. 71; charge of, Doc. 255 Sprague, Wm., Governor of R. I., notices of, D. 27, 37, 54; P. 94; his Rhode Islanders, Doc. 124; A secessionist, P. 26; lines inscribed to, P. 46 Sprague, J.
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Literary notices. (search)
uxiliary, which at the same time pleases and cultivates the taste of our people. The Magazine of American history, edited by John Austin Stevens, Esq., and published by A. S. Barnes & Co., New York, has been for several years one of our most valued exchanges. The December number contains interesting papers on The battle of Buena Vista, The case of Major Andre, The seventy-six stone house at Tappan, Arnold the Traitor and Andre the sufferer — correspondence between Josiah Quincy, Jared Sparks and Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge, and other articles of interest and value. We cannot agree to all that the distinguished editor writes (especially when he gets an opportunity of indulging his partisan bitterness against the South) and may take an early opportunity of expressing our dissent; but the Magazine is admirably edited, beautifully gotten up, and is of great interest to the general reader and value to the student of history. The Atlantic monthly, published by Houghton, Os
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Abbot, Benjamin, -1849 (search)
Abbot, Benjamin, -1849 Educator; born, 1762. He was graduated at Harvard in 1788. Phillips Academy, Exeter, N. H., was conducted by him until 1838. Among his pupils were George Bancroft, Lewis Cass, Edward Everett, John G. Palfry, Jared Sparks, and Daniel Webster. He died in Exeter, N. H., Oct. 25, 1849.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Armstrong, John, 1758-1843 (search)
orthwestern Territory, but he declined. Two years later he married a sister of Chancellor Livingston, removed to New York, purchased a farm within the precincts of the old Livingston Manor on the Hudson, and devoted himself to agriculture. He was a member of the national Senate from 1800 to 1804, and became United States minister at the French Court in the latter year, succeeding his brother-in-law, Chancellor Livingston. He was commissioned a brigadier-general in July, 1812, and in January, 1813, became Secretary of War in the cabinet of President Madison. His lack of success in the operations against Canada, and at the attack upon and capture of Washington in 1814, made him so unpopular that he resigned and retired to private life. He died at Red Hook. N. Y., April 1, 1843. General Armstrong wrote Notes on the War of 1812, and Lives of Generals Montgomery and Wayne for Sparks's American biography; also a Review of Wilkinson's memoirs, and treatises on agriculture and gardening.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Carmichael, William 1776-1795 (search)
Carmichael, William 1776-1795 Diplomatist; born in Maryland, date uncertain; was a man of fortune. He was in Europe in 1776, and assisted Silas Deane in his political and commercial operations in France. He also assisted the American commissioners in Paris. In 1778-80 he was in Congress, and was secretary of legation to Jay's mission to Spain. When the latter left Europe (1782) Carmichael remained as charge d'affaires, and retained the office for several years. In 1792 he was associated with William Short on a commission to negotiate with Spain a treaty concerning the navigation of the Mississippi. Sparks's Diplomatic correspondence contains many of his letters. He died in February, 1795.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894 (search)
Ellis, George Edward, 1814-1894 Clergyman; born in Boston, Mass., Aug. 8, 1814; graduated at Harvard in 1833; ordained a Unitarian pastor in 1840; president of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and author of History of the battle of Bunker Hill, and biographies of John Mason, William Penn, Anne Hutchinson, Jared Sparks, Count Rumford, etc. He died in Boston, Mass., Dec. 20, 1894.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Felton, Cornelius Conway 1807- (search)
Felton, Cornelius Conway 1807- Educator; born in West Newbury, Mass., Nov. 6, 1807; graduated at Harvard in 1827; appointed Latin tutor there in 1829, and Professor of Greek Literature in 1839; and was president of Harvard from 1860 till his death in Chester, Pa., Feb. 26, 1862. He is the author of Life of William Eaton in Sparks's American biographies, and many books on general literature.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Francis, Convers 1785-1863 (search)
Francis, Convers 1785-1863 Clergyman; born in West Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 9, 1785; graduated at Harvard in 1815; became pastor of the Unitarian Church in Watertown, Mass., in 1819. Among his writings are Historical sketch of Watertown; Life of John Eliotin Sparks'sAmerican biographies; Memoirs of Rev. John Allyn, Dr. Gamaliel Bradford, Judge Davis, and Sebastian Rale, etc. He died in Cambridge, Mass., April 7, 1863.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gammell, William 1812-1889 (search)
Gammell, William 1812-1889 Educator; born in Medfield, Mass., Feb. 10, 1812; graduated at Brown University in 1831; became Professor of History and Political Economy there in 1880. His publications include the lives of Roger Williams and Gov. Samuel Ward, in Sparks's American biographies; History of American Baptist missions, etc. He died in Providence, R. I., April 3, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Harvard University, (search)
. Rev. Henry Dunster1640 to 1654Forced to resign. Rev. Charles Chauncy1654 to 1672Died in office. Rev. Leonard Hoar1672 to 1675Obliged to resign. Uriah Oakes1675 to 1681Not formally in stalled untill 1680. Rev. John Rogers1682 to 1684Died in office. Rev. Increase Mather1685 to 1701 Rev. Samuel Willard1701 to 1707Vice-president untill his death. Rev. John Leverett1707 to 1724Died in office. Rev. Benj. Wadsworth1725 to 1737Died in office. Rev. Edward Holyoke1737 to 1769Died in office. Rev. Samuel Locke1770 to 1773 Resigned. Rev. Samuel Langdon1774 to 1780Died in office. Rev. Joseph Willard1781 to 1804Died in office Salary $1,400 a year. Rev. Samuel Webber1806 to 1810Died in office. Rev. John T. Kirkland1810 to 1828Resigned. Rev. Josiah Quincy1829 to 1845Wrote a history of the college upto 1840. Edward Everett1846 to 1849 Jared Sparks1849 to 1853 James Walker1853 to 1860 Cornelius C. Felton1860 to 1862Died in office. Thomas Hill1862 to 1868 Charles W. Eliot1869
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