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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Jay, William 1789-1858 (search)
Jay, William 1789-1858 Jurist; born in New York City, June 16, 1789; son of John Jay; graduated at Yale in 1807; appointed judge of the court of common pleas in 1818; reappointed under the new constitution in 1822; served till 1843, when he was superseded on account of his antislavery views. He is the author of Life of John Jay; A view of the action of the federal government in behalf of slavery; War and peace, in which he suggested that international disputes should be settled by arbitration; The Mexican War, etc. He died in Bedford, N. Y., Oct. 14, 1858.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Munson, Aeneas 1734-1826 (search)
Munson, Aeneas 1734-1826 Physician; born in New Haven, Conn., June 24, 1734; was an army chaplain in 1755, and began the practice of medicine at Bedford, N. Y., in 1756. In 1760 he removed to New Haven, where he practised his profession more than fifty years. He was a legislator, and a professor in the Medical School of Yale College from its organization. He died in New Haven, Conn., Aeneas Munson, Jr. June 16. 1826. His son Aeneas, who graduated at Yale College in 1780, was assistant surgeon under Dr. Thacher in the Continental army from 1780 to 1783; afterwards became a merchant in New Haven, and died there, Aug. 22, 1852, aged eighty-nine years.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, (search)
ee county, begins the anti-masonic movement......1827 Journal of commerce started in New York City......1827 Gov. De Witt Clinton dies suddenly at Albany, aged fifty-nine......Feb. 11, 1828 Nathaniel Pitcher, acting governor......1828 Oswego Canal finished......1828 Martin Van Buren elected governor; resigns......March 12, 1829 Enos T. Throop, acting governor......1829 Manufacture of brick by machinery successfully begun in New York......1829 John Jay dies at Bedford, Westchester county......May 17, 1829 Sam Patch jumps from the Genesee Falls at Rochester and is killed......1829 Albany Evening journal started, edited by Thurlow Weed......1830 First omnibus built and used in New York City......1830 Book of Mormon first published by E. B. Grandin at Palmyra......1830 Population of the State 1,918,608......1830 University of the City of New York opened......1830 First locomotive engine, The best friend, built in the United States, finished at We