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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
he north fork of Clear Creek, by John H. Gregory......May 10, 1859 Unexampled frost prevails throughout the northern United States night of......June 4, 1859 M. Blondin for the first time crosses the Niagara River just below the falls on a tight-rope......June 30, 1859 San Juan islands occupied by General Harney, U. S. A. (though claimed by Great Britain as belonging to Vancouver Island)......July 9, 1859 Little John, a negro, arrested at Oberlin, O., as a slave, and rescued at Wellington......Sept. 13, 1859 Senator David C. Broderick, of California, mortally wounded in a duel with Judge Terry near Lake Merced, Cal., Sept. 13, dies......Sept. 16, 1859 United States steamship Niagara sails from Charleston, S. C., for Liberia, Africa, with the negroes taken from the slaver Echo; 271 are returned out of 318......Sept. 20, 1859......Jefferson Davis addresses the Democratic State Convention of Mississippi in behalf of slavery and the extension of slave territory......Oct
ailroad opened from Wheeling, Va., to Columbus, 137 miles......1854 Baldwin University opened at Berea......1856 Ohio State and Union Law School opened at Cleveland......1856 It is made a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in the State, or to attempt to carry from the State as a slave any person of color......1857 Arrest and confinement in the county jail at Cleveland of Prof. Henry E. Peck, of Oberlin College, and others, under the fugitive slave law, for rescuing at Wellington the negro Little John, taken from Oberlin as a slave by a United States deputy marshal......Sept. 13, 1858 Indicted in the United States court......December, 1858 Bushnell, one of the rescuers, is found guilty in the federal court at Cleveland......April 15, 1859 Supreme Court of Ohio refuse Bushnell's application for a habeas corpus, the proceeding against him in the federal court not being terminated......April 28, 1859 Severe frosts throughout the State destroy most of the w
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Woodward, Ashbel 1804-1885 (search)
Woodward, Ashbel 1804-1885 Physician; born in Wellington, Conn.. June 26, 1804; graduated at the medical department of Bowdoin College in 1829, and practised in Franklin, Conn.; was surgeon of the 26th Army Corps in the Civil War and was present at the fall of Port Hudson. He spent much time in historical research. He was the author of Vindication of Gen. Israel Putnam; Historical account of the Connecticut Medical Society; Biographical sketches of the early Physicians of Norwich; Life of Gen.. Nathaniel Lyon; The two hundredth anniversary of Franklin, etc. He died in Franklin, Conn., Nov. 20, 1885.