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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hudson River, discovery of the. (search)
ee, five, three, and two fathomes and an halfe. And then three, foure, five, sixe, seven, eight, nine and ten fathomes. And by twelve of the clocke we were cleere of all the inlet. Then we took in our boat, and set our mayne-sayle, and sprit-sayle, and our topsayles, and steered away east south-east, and south-east by east off into the mayne sea: and the land on the souther side of the bay or inlet did beare at noone west and by south foure leagues from us. The fifth was faire weather, and the wind variable betweene the north and the east. Wee held on our course south-east by east. At noone I observed and found our height to bee 39 degrees, 30 minutes. Our compasse varied sixe degrees to the west. We continued our course toward England, without seeing any land by the way, all the rest of this moneth of October: and on the seventh day of November, stilo novo, being Saturday, by the grace of God we safely arrived in the range of Dartmouth, in Devonshire, in the yeere 1609.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Revolutionary War, (search)
ls of Parliament, and refuses to negotiate with Great Britain until her fleets and armies are withdrawn and she acknowledges the independence of the coloniesAug. 11, 1778 Gen. Charles Lee by court-martial for disobedience, misbehavior, and disrespect to Washington, suspended from command for one year Aug. 12, 1778 Battle of Rhode Island Aug. 29, 1778 Americans evacuate Rhode Island, Aug. 30, and British occupy Newport Aug. 31, 1778 British under General Grey burn Bedford village, in Dartmouth, Mass., and seventy American vessels lying at the wharfs Sept. 5, 1778 Benjamin Franklin appointed minister to the Court of France Sept. 14, 1778 Massacre by Indians and Tories at Cherry Valley, N. Y. Nov. 10, 1778 British troops under Howe capture Savannah; the Americans retreat across the Savannah River Dec. 29, 1778 Northern American army hutted in cantonments from Danbury, Conn., to Elizabethtown, N. J., for the winter1778-79 Maj.-Gen. Benjamin Lincoln, commanding the Southern forces,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New Hampshire, (search)
57; scattering, 1,015......November, 1896 Vote for governor: Frank W. Rollins, Republican, 44,730; Charles F. Stone, Democrat, 35,653; Augustus G. Stevens, Prohibition, 1,333; scattering, 749......November, 1898 Ex-Gov. Frederick Smith dies......April 22, 1899 Old Home Week first celebrated in fifty cities and towns......August, 1899 Seventy towns celebrate Old Home Week......August, 1900 Joint presentation of bronze tablets to battle-ships Kearsarge and Alabama by people of New Hampshire, Governor Johnston and staff, of Alabama, attending, at Portsmouth......September, 1900 Vote for governor: Chester B. Jordan, Republican, 53,891; Frederick E. Potter, Democrat, 34,956; Josiah M. Fletcher, Prohibition, 1,182; scattering, 764......November, 1900 One hundred towns celebrate Old Home Week......August, 1901 Centennial anniversary of the graduation of Daniel Webster from Dartmouth celebrated by the college and State at Hanover......September, 1901 New Jersey