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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Elliott, Jonathan, 1784-1846 (search)
Elliott, Jonathan, 1784-1846 Author; born in Carlisle, England, in 1784; emigrated to New York in 1802; served in the United States army in the War of 1812. Among his writings are American diplomatic code; Debate on the adoption of the Constitution; The comparative tariffs, etc. he died in Washington, D. C., March 12, 1846.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Tiffin, Edward 1766-1829 (search)
Tiffin, Edward 1766-1829 Legislator; born in Carlisle, England, June 19, 1766; emigrated to the United States and settled in Charlestown, Va., in 1784; studied medicine; became a Methodist preacher; removed to Ohio in 1798; was first governor of the State in 1803-7; served an unexpired term in the United States Senate in 1807-9; was commissioner of the United States land office in 1812-15; and subsequently surveyor-general of the Northwest Territory. The city of Tiffin, O., was named in his honor. He died in Chillicothe, O., Aug. 9, 1829.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Chapter 19: last trip to Europe (search)
May 27, 1868, Longfellow sailed from New York for Liverpool in the steamer Russia, with a large family party, including his son and his son's bride, his three young daughters, his brother and two sisters, with also a brotherin-law, the brilliant Thomas G. Appleton. On arrival they went at once to the English lakes, visiting Furness Abbey, Corby Castle, and Eden Hall, where he saw still unimpaired the traditional goblet which Uhland's ballad had vainly attempted to shatter. At Morton, near Carlisle, while staying with a friend he received a public address, to which he thus replied, in one of the few speeches of his life— Mr. President and Gentlemen,—Being more accustomed to speak with the pen than with the tongue, it is somewhat difficult for me to find appropriate words now to thank you for the honor you have done me, and the very kind expressions you have used. Coming here as a stranger, this welcome makes me feel that I am not a stranger; for how can a man be a stranger in a c
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Index (search)
38, 40-42, 57, 75,82, 84, 116-118, 121, 139, 154, 160,169,172,179,181,182,187,192,203,205, 214, 215, 244, 272, 283, 289; Longfellow's address to the children of, 55; establishes himself in, 133; Longfellow's speech at the anniversary of, 290, 291; schools of, celebrate Longfellow's seventy-fifth birthday, 291. Cambridge Tribune, the, 117 note. Cambridge, Eng., 220, 288. Campbell, Thomas, 7, 62. Canova, Anthony, 34. Carey & Lea, 51. Carey and Hart, 166. Caribbean Sea, 266. Carlisle, Eng., 219. Carlyle, Thomas, 87, 90, 92, 259. Carlyle, Mrs., Thomas, 90, 92. Carlyles, the, 91. Carpenter, Prof. George R., 127; his Longfellow, cited, 127 note, 166 note. Carter, Mr. (Longfellow's teacher), 15,17. Carter, James G., 23. Cervantes, Miguel de, 188. Chamberlain Collection of Autographs, 139 note. Channing, W. Ellery, 271. Channing, Rev. William E., 11, 164. Chantrey, Sir, Francis, 90. Charles River, 116, 118. Chasles, Prof., Philarete, 195; describes Longfe