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James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 18 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 17 3 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 16 2 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 16 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Letters and Journals of Thomas Wentworth Higginson 16 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 12 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 4 8 2 Browse Search
John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights 6 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908 6 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Carlyle's laugh and other surprises 6 0 Browse Search
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Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863. (ed. Horace Greeley), Ready-made Unity and the Society for its Promotion. (search)
ds to go to work upon what in medicine would be called a counter-irritant plan. According to The Journal of Commerce the Society is to employ a small army of talented lecturers to follow in the wake of or to precede Abolition lecturers, to pluck up the Abolition tares and destroy them. Well, this is one way of promoting Unity, we must confess. We should very much like to see Mr. Morse's small army of talented lecturers wrestling with Mr. Parker Pillsbury, and holding high debate with Mrs. Lucy Stone. How the talented lecturers would fare in the scrimmage, or in what woeful plight they would come out of it, we can easily imagine; but how these mighty debaters, stirring up villages, distracting societies, and making the squabble chronic, would promote Unity is More than we can see. indicated The American Unity Society has briefly indicated its views in what it calls a Programme. It begins with an attempt, cold-blooded specos and deliberate, to falsify history — not a very good w
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Abbott, Charles Conrad, 1843- (search)
Abbott, Charles Conrad, 1843- Naturalist; born in Trenton, N. J., June 4, 1843. He was graduated at the Medical Department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1865; spent several years in making a valuable collection of archaeological specimens, which he presented to the Peabody Museum at Cambridge, Mass.; and was an assistant in that institution in 1876-89. Among his publications are The Stone age in New Jersey; A naturalist's Rambles about home; several volumes on bird life, and a number of novels.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Anti-Masonic party. (search)
by relays of horses, by the agency of several individuals, to Fort Niagara, at the mouth of the Niagara River, and deposited in the powder magazine there. It was known that the freemasons had made violent attempts to suppress Morgan's announced book, and this outrage was charged upon the fraternity. A committee was appointed, at a public meeting held at Batavia, to endeavor to ferret out the perpetrators of the outrage. They found evidences of the existence of what they believed to be Stone idol at Copan, 13 feet in height. an extended conspiracy, with many agents and powerful motives. Similar meetings were hell elsewhere. Public excitement became very great and wide-spread; and a strong feeling soon pervaded the public mind that the masonic institution was responsible for the crime. The profound mystery in which the affair was involved gave wings to a thousand absurd rumors. Mutual criminations and recriminations became very violent, and entered into all the religious, soc
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Stone, Lucy 1818- (search)
Stone, Lucy 1818- Reformer; born in West Brookfield, Mass., Aug. 13, 1818; graduated at Oberlin College in 1847; began lecturing on woman's rights and antislavery in the same year; travelled extensively through the United States and Canada, lecturing to large audiences; one of the organizers of the first national woman's rights convention in Worcester, Mass., in 1850, of the New England Woman Suffrage Association in 1868, and of the American Woman Suffrage Association in 1869. In 1870 she established The woman's journal, of which she was editor till her death, in Dorchester, Mass., Oct. 18, 1893.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
General Sickles succeeded by Gen. E. R. S. Canby as commander of 2d Military District......Aug. 26, 1867 Woman's suffrage campaign in Kansas conducted by Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and George Francis Train with the Hutchinson family of singers......September–October, 1867 General amnesty procladed, Nov. 29, 1869; rejected by the Senate......June 30, 1870 Congress grants the widow of President Lincoln a pension of $3,000 per annum......July 14, 1870 Stone presented to President Lincoln by patriots of Rome is given to the Lincoln Monument Association at Springfield, Ill., by Congress......July 14, 1870 Act to authtions to Minister Willis, outlining the plan of the President for reinstating the Queen at Hawaii by moral force, under certain conditions......Oct. 18, 1893 Lucy Stone (Blackwell), founder of the American Woman Suffrage Association, born Oct. 13, 1818, dies at Dorchester, Mass.......Oct. 18, 1893 Rear-Admiral Stanton remove
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Connecticut, (search)
....November, 1635 Great suffering at Windsor, on the Connecticut, during the winter of......1635-36 First court in Connecticut held at Newtown (Hartford)......April 26, 1636 Rev. Thomas Hooker, the light of the Western churches, and Rev. Mr. Stone, with 100 men, women, and children, and 160 head of cattle, leave Cambridge, Mass., for the Connecticut River through the wilderness......June, 1636 They reach the river early in......July, 1636 John Oldham murdered by the Indians near t Newtown (Hartford) applies to Massachusetts for aid against the Pequods......Feb. 21, 1637 [The name Newtown is changed to Hartford, Watertown to Wethersfield, and Dorchester to Windsor by this court. Hartford was so named in horor of the Rev. Mr. Stone, who was born at Hartford, England.] Wethersfield attacked by the Pequods, several killed......April, 1637 The court at Hartford, bent on offensive war against the Pequods, call for eightyeight men—forty-two from Hartford, thirty from
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
rs, which breed in spring of 1867......September, 1866 Treaty made with many Indian tribes for removal to Indian territory......Feb. 23, 1867 Generals Hancock and Custer march against Indians in western Kansas......April 30, 1867 Eighteenth Kansas Cavalry, raised for the protection of the frontier, mustered into the United States service......July 15, 1867 Cherokee neutral lands sold to James F. Joy......Oct. 9, 1867 Heavy Texas cattle trade at Abilene......October, 1867 Lucy Stone, Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Mrs. C. I. H. Nichols, and George Francis Train, with the Hutchinson family of singers, advocate woman suffrage......1867 Vote upon amending constitution: For striking out the word white, 10,483; for striking out male, 9,070; against, 19,857......Nov. 5, 1867 Indian raids in Solomon Valley and along the Republican and Saline rivers......August, 1868 Kansas academy of science founded at Topeka, under the name of Kansas Natural History Soci
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
......Oct. 2, 1892 Gen. Benj. F. Butler, born 1818, dies at Washington, D. C., Jan. 11, buried at Lowell......Jan. 16, 1893 Phillips Brooks, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of Massachusetts, dies at his home, Boston......Jan. 23, 1893 Great fire in Boston; loss, $5,000,000......March 10, 1893 Tremont Temple destroyed by fire......March 19, 1893 Lizzie Borden tried and acquitted......June 20, 1893 Statue of William Lloyd Garrison unveiled at Newburyport......July 4, 1893 Mrs. Lucy Stone, one of the earliest champions of women's rights, dies at Boston......Oct. 18, 1893 Francis Parkman dies at Jamaica Plains, at the age of seventy years......Nov. 8, 1893 Ex-Gov. William Gaston dies at Boston, aged seventy-four......Jan. 19, 1894 Miss Helen Shafer, president of Wellesley College, born 1840, dies......Jan. 20, 1894 Fast Day abolished and April 19, the anniversary of the battle of Lexington, substituted as a holiday (to be called Patriots' Day)......March 16,
elled, only by Henry Ward Beecher and Wendell Phillips; Henry Brewster Stanton, a very vigorous Anti-Slavery editor and the husband of Elizabeth Cady Stanton, the champion of women's rights; Theodore Parker, the great Boston divine; 0. B. Frothingham, another famous preacher; Thomas Wentworth Higginson, the writer; Samuel Johnson, C. L. Redmond, James Monroe, A. T. Foss, William Wells Brown, Henry C. Wright, G. D. Hudson, Sallie Holley, Anna E. Dickinson, Aaron M. Powell, George Brodburn, Lucy Stone, Edwin Thompson, Nathaniel W. Whitney, Sumner Lincoln, James Boyle, Giles B. Stebbins, Thomas T. Stone, George M. Putnam, Joseph A. Howland, Susan B. Anthony, Frances E. Watkins, Loring Moody, Adin Ballou, W. H. Fish, Daniel Foster, A. J. Conover, James N. Buffum, Charles C. Burleigh, William Goodell, Joshua Leavitt, Charles M. Denison, Isaac Hopper, Abraham L. Cox. To the above should be added the names of Alvin Stewart of New York, who issued the call for the convention that projected
Southwick, Joseph, 202. Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 102, 204. Stanton, Henry Brewster, 204. Stebbins, Giles B., 205. Sterling, John M., 203. Stevens, Thaddeus, 148, 177. Stewart, Alvin, 205. Stillman, Edwin A., 203. Stockton, Henry K., 201 Stone, Lucy, 205. Stone, Thomas T., 205. Stowe, Harriet Beecher 11, 101, 102. Sumner, Charles, 148, 179. Sutliff, Levi, 203 Sutliff, Milton, 203. T Tappan, Arthur, 34. Tappan, Lewis, 34, 203. Taussig, James, 172. Taylor, Gen. Z., 6. Texas, Stone, Thomas T., 205. Stowe, Harriet Beecher 11, 101, 102. Sumner, Charles, 148, 179. Sutliff, Levi, 203 Sutliff, Milton, 203. T Tappan, Arthur, 34. Tappan, Lewis, 34, 203. Taussig, James, 172. Taylor, Gen. Z., 6. Texas, annexation of, 44. Thatcher, Moses, 201. Thirteenth Amendment, 138; vote on, 143-144. Thompson, Edwin, 205. Thoughts on African Colonization, 129. Thurston, David, 202. Toombs, Robert, 13. Torrey, Charles Turner, 118-119. Townsend, Dr., 205. U Uncle Tom's Cabin, 61, 208. Underground railroad, 121-127; confession of John Smith, 121-127. United States in Far East, 85; Army increase of, 85; Navy increase of, 85. V Van Buren, Martin, 4; a doughface, 4; Free Soiler, 5. Van Zant c
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