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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 0 Browse Search
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist 2 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Thoreau, Henry David 1817-1862 (search)
Thoreau, Henry David 1817-1862 Author; born in Concord, Mass., July 12, 1817; graduated at Harvard College in 1837; became Henry David Thoreau. a lecturer and writer, and was strongly opposed to slavery; was an intimate friend of Bronson Alcot and Ralph Waldo Emerson. His publications include Resistance to Civil government: a week on the Concord and Merrimac rivers; Walden, or life in the woods; The Maine woods; Cape Cod; Letters to various persons: a Yankee in Canada, etc. He died in Concord, Mass., May 6, 1862.
Abraham Shurte commissioned by Giles Elbridge and Robert Aldsworth to purchase Monhegan Island; buys it for £ 50. It is added to the Pemaquid plantation, over which Shurte acted as agent and chief magistrate for thirty years......1626 Eight patents granted by Plymouth council, covering the seaboard from the Piscataqua to the Penobscot, except the territory of Sagadahoc below the Damariscotta. Among these were the Kennebec, Lygonia, or plough patent, with settlement on Casco Bay, the Waldo patent, and Pemaquid ......1630-31 A French vessel visits the New Plymouth trading-house at Penobscot, and carries off booty valued at £ 500, and within three years the English abandon it to the French......June, 1632 Crew of sixteen Indian traders, under Dixy Bull, turn pirates, attack the fort at Pemaquid, and menace the coast until the next summer, when they are beaten off......1632 Trading-house established by the English at Machias, which next year was seized by Claude de la To
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist, Index. (search)
Corwin, Thomas, 372. Cox, Abraham L., 185, 203, 209. Crandall, Prudence, 165-168, 199. Cresson, Elliott, 150, 151, 153. Cropper, James, 154, 205. Curtin, Andrew G., 372. Curtis, Benjamin R., 354. Cuyler, Rev. Theodore L., 384. Davis, Jefferson, 338, 376. Disunion Convention at Worcester, 361-363. Dole, Ebenezer, 86. Douglas, Stephen A., 353, 365. Douglass, Frederick, 300, 344. Dred Scott Case, 364. Duncan, Rev. James, 008-109. Emancipator, The, 283, 285, 286, 328. Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 281. Evening Post, New York, 208. Everett, Edward, 30, 31, 243, 244. Farnham, Martha, 16. Fessenden, Samuel, 141, 148. Follen, Prof. Charles, 201, 203, 247. Forten, James, 144. Foster, Stephen S., 310, 375. Foster, William E., 390. Fremont, John C., 361. Free Press, 27, 34. Fugitive Slave Law, effect of, 345-347. Fugitive Slaves, The Crafts, Shadrach, Sims, Burns, 349. Fuller, John E., 219. Furness, Rev. W. H., 344. Garrison, Abijah, 12-15, 18. Garrison, Charles Follen, 331-
s Convention, 352; letters from Birney, 294, 300, A. Stewart, 310; favors Third Party movement, 311, 341; proposes Life of Lundy by G., 323; transfer to N. Y. City A. S. Society, 342, 343, 351; on issue as to control of Am. A. S. S., 345; succeeded as organ by Standard, 359; financial strait, 418; after Harrison's election, 428. Embree, Elihu, 1.88. Emerson, George Barrell [1797-1881], Harvard graduate, 1.213, witnesses Boston mob, 2.34. Emerson, Mary Moody, 1.476. Aunt of Emerson, Ralph Waldo, Rev. [1803-1882], schoolmate of E. G. Loring, 2.55; Divinity School address, 1.387, 2.224; letter to Carlyle, 77; describes the reform era, 144; views akin to Perfectionism, 206, lamented by J. Q. Adams, 224; at Chardon St. Convention, 424; describes A. Folsom, 426; comment on R. Choate, 1.141. Son of Emerson, William, Rev. [1769-1811], 2.224. Enquirer (Richmond), threatens George Thompson, 1.452, wants laws to put down abolitionists, 503, and Boston to drive out Thompson, 2.4, 5.