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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 64 28 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 24 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 20 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 18 14 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 12 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 2 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 9 3 Browse Search
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 7 1 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 6 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905 4 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Agreement of the people, (search)
, 4. Cambridgeshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder particularly named. 4; Cambridge University, 2; Cambridge Town, 2. Essex, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Colchester, 11; Colchester, 2. Suffolk, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereafter named, 10; Ipswich, 2; St. Edmund's Bury, 1. Norfolk, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except such as are hereunder named, 9; Norwich, 3; Lynn, 1; Yarmouth, 1. Lincolnshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except the City of Lincoln and the Town of Boston, 11; Lincoln. 1; Boston, 1. Rutlandshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, 1. Huntingdonshire. with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, 3. Leichestershire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Leicester, 5; Leicester, 1. Nottinghamshire, with the Boroughs, Towns, and Parishes therein, except Nottingha
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 (search)
Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801 Military officer; born in Norwich, Conn., Jan. 14, 1741. As a boy he was bold, mischievous, and quarrelsome. Apprenticed to an apothecary, he ran away, enlisted as a soldier, but deserted. For four years (1763-67) he was a bookseller and druggist in New Haven, Conn., and was afterwards master and supercargo of a vessel trading to the West Birthplace of Benedict Arnold. Indies. Immediately after the affair at Lexington, he raised a company of volunteers and marched to Cambridge. There he proposed to the Massachusetts Committee of Safety an expedition against Fort Ticonderoga, and was commissioned a colonel. Finding a small force, under Colonels Easton, Brown, and Allen, on the same errand when he reached western Massachusetts, he joined them without command. Returning to Cambridge, he was placed at the head of an expedition for the capture of Quebec. He left Cambridge with a little more than 1,000 men, composed of New England musketeers and
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Blockade. (search)
on, commanded by Sir Thomas Hardy, consisted of the flag-ship Ramillies, of the Orpheus, Valiant, Acasta, and smaller vessels. The commander-in-chief had won the respect of the inhabitants along the coast because of his honorable treatment of them. The blockade of New London Harbor continued twenty months, or during the remainder of the war. In the spring of 1814, all hopes of their being able to escape having faded, the United States and Macedonian were dismantled, and laid up just below Norwich, while the Hornet, after remaining in the Thames about a year, slipped out of the harbor and escaped to New York. On April 25, 1814, Admiral Cochrane declared the whole coast of the United States in a state of blockade. On June 29 the President of the United States issued a proclamation declaring the blockade proclaimed by the British of the whole coast of the United States, nearly 2,000 miles in extent, to be incapable of being carried into effect by any adequate force actually station
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Buckingham, William Alfred, -1875 (search)
Buckingham, William Alfred, -1875 The war governor of Connecticut ; born William Alfred Buckingham. in Lebanon, Conn., May 28, 1804; engaged in business in Norwich in 1825, where he became a successful merchant and carpet manufacturer; and his generosity and public spirit endeared him to the people. He was elected governor every year from 1858 to 1866, when he declined a renomination. His patriotism, energy, popularity, and extensive influence were of inestimable service to the nationy, and extensive influence were of inestimable service to the national government during its struggle for existence; and he was one of the most active of the war governors during the contest. In 1869 he was chosen to represent Connecticut in the Senate of the United States. A patron of education and a promoter of religion and public morals, he gave to the Theological School of Yale College $25,000 for the education of young men for the Gospel ministry. He died in Norwich, Conn., Feb. 3, 1875.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Caulkins, Frances Mainwaring 1796-1869 (search)
Caulkins, Frances Mainwaring 1796-1869 Author; born in New London, Conn., in 1796; was highly educated; and was the author of A history of Norwich, Conn.; A history of New London, Conn., etc. She died in New London, Conn., Feb. 3, 1869.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Chester, Joseph Lemuel 1821-1882 (search)
Chester, Joseph Lemuel 1821-1882 (pen name Julian Cramor), antiquarian; born in Norwich, Conn., April 30, 1821; removed to London, England, in 1858, and devoted himself to the history and genealogy of the early settlers in New England. His publications include Educational laws of Virginia; The personal narrative of Mrs. Margaret Douglas; John Rogers (with a genealogy of the family), etc. He died in London, England, May 28, 1882.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Church, Benjamin 1639-1718 (search)
ntinental Congress, and he was dismissed from his post of chief director of the general hospital. He was arrested and tried by a court-martial at Cambridge on a charge of holding a criminal correspondence with the enemy. He was convicted (Oct. 3), and imprisoned at Cambridge. On Nov. 7 the Congress ordered him to be close confined, without the use of pen, ink, or paper; and that no person be allowed to converse with him, except in the presence and hearing of a magistrate of the town or the sheriff of the county where he shall be confined, and in the English language, until further orders from this or a future Congress. He was so confined in the jail at Norwich, Conn. In May, 1776, he was released on account of failing health, and sailed for the West Indies in a merchant vessel. He and the vessel were never heard of afterwards. Benjamin Church was the first traitor to the republican cause in America. He was well educated, and a writer in prose and verse of considerable ability.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831- (search)
Dodge, Grenville Mellen, 1831- Military officer; born in Danvers, Mass., April 12, 1831; educated at Partridge's Military Academy, Norwich, Conn., and became a railroad surveyor in Illinois and Iowa and westward to the Rocky Mountains. He was sent to Washington in 1861 to procure arms and equipments for Iowa volunteers, and became colonel of the 4th Iowa Regiment in July. He commanded a brigade on the extreme right at the battle of Pea Ridge, and was wounded. For his services there he was made brigadier-general. He was appointed to the command of the District of the Mississippi in June, 1862. He was with Sherman in his Georgia campaign, and was promoted to major-general. He finally commanded the 16th Corps in that campaign, and in December, 1864, he succeeded Rosecrans in command of the Department of Missouri. In 1867-69 he was a member of Congress from Iowa, and subsequently was engaged in railroad business.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dwight, Timothy 1752-1817 (search)
Dwight, Timothy 1752-1817 Born in Norwich, Conn., Nov. 16, 1828; graduated at Yale in 1849; tutored at Yale 1851-55; Timothy Dwight. Professor of Sacred Literature and New Testament Greek at Yale, 1858-86; president of Yale University, 1886-99, when he resigned the office. President Dwight was one of the American committee on Revision of the Bible from 1878 till 1885. Educator; born in Northampton, Mass., May 14, 1752; graduated at Yale College in 1769, and was a tutor there from 1771 to 1777, when he became an army chaplain, and served until October, 1778. During that time he wrote many popular patriotic songs. He labored on a farm for a few years, preaching occasionally, and in 1781 and 1786 was a member of the Connecticut legislature. In 1783 he was a settled minister at Greenfield and principal of an academy there; and from 1795 until his death was president of Yale College. In 1796 he began travelling in the New England States and in New York during his college
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gilman, Daniel Coit 1831- (search)
Gilman, Daniel Coit 1831- Educator; born in Norwich, Conn., July 6, 1831; graduated at Yale University in 1852; and continued his studies in Berlin. In 1856-72 he served as librarian, secretary of the Sheffield Scientific School, and Professor of Physical and Political Geography at Yale University; in 1872 became president of the University of California, where he remained until 1875, when he was chosen president of Johns Hopkins University, which had just been founded. In 1893-99 he was president of the American Oriental Society; in 1896-97 a member of the United States commission on the boundary-line between Venezuela and British Guiana, and in 1897 a member of the commission to draft a new charter for the city of Baltimore.. In 1901 he resigned the presidency of the university. He has written Life of James Monroe; University problems; Introduction to De Tocqueville's Democracy Daniel Coit Gilman. in America; and many reports and papers.
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