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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Medicine and Surgery in the United States. (search)
international medical congress held in WashingtonSept. 5-101886 International medico-legal congress opens in Steinway HallJune 4, 1889 Fortieth meeting of American Medical Association opens in Newport, R. I.June 25, 1889 Experiments with the Brown-Sequard life elixir cause the death of ten people in Shamokin, PaAug. 16, 1889 The stetho-telephone is patented by James Louth, ChicagoJan. 27, 1890 The twelfth annual congress of the American Laryngological Association meets in BaltimoreMay 29, 1890 New York Institution for the Diseases of the Eye and Ear is incorporated and opened as a free hospitalAug. 19, 1890 American Institution of Homoeopathy meets in Washington, D. C.June, 1892 Pan-American medical congress in Washington is opened by President ClevelandSept. 5, 1893 Fifteenth annual meeting of the American Medico-Psychological Association in PhiladelphiaJune 15, 1894 Triennial congress of American Association of Physicians and Surgeons opens in Washington, D. C.May 29, 1894
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mormons, (search)
bstained from unlawful cohabitation, but upon express condition that they shall in future faithfully obey the laws of the United States. On Sept. 27, 1894, President Cleveland issued the following proclamation of amnesty to those who had failed to avail themselves of the clemency offered by President Harrison: By the Presidied with the conditions of said proclamation, including such of said offenders as have been convicted under the provisions of said acts; Now, therefore I, Grover Cleveland, President of the United States, by virtue of powers in me vested, do hereby declare and grant a full amnesty and pardon to all persons who have, in violatio, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-four, and of the independence of the United States the one hundred and nineteenth. [seal.] Grover Cleveland. By the President: W. Q. Gresham, Secretary of State. The Congress, on July 16, 1894, passed an act to enable the Territory of Utah to form a State gover
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Mugwumps, (search)
Mugwumps, A term of reproach applied to those Republicans who in the summer of 1884 bolted the nomination of Blaine for President, and supported Cleveland. Their objections to the Republican candidate were founded partly on his conduct of foreign affairs when Secretary of State, and partly on the charges made against his character. The Mugwumps were especially numerous in New England and New York, and in the latter State they contributed signally to the Democratic victory. Afterwards many of them continued to act with the Democracy, or with the Cleveland Democracy ; others returned to the Republicans. The term soon became applied to all independent voters.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York, State of (search)
1862 James S. WadsworthRepublican Reuben E. FentonRepublican 1864 Horatio SeymourDemocrat. 1866John T. HoffmanDemocrat John T. HoffmanDemocrat. 1868John A. GriswoldRepublican 1870 Stewart L. WoodfordRepublican John A. DixRepublican 1872 Francis KernanDemocrat. Samuel J. TildenDemocrat 1874 John A. DixRepublican Lucius RobinsonDemocrat 1876 Edwin D. MorganRepublican Alonzo B. CornellRepublican 1879 Lucius RobinsonDemocrat. John Kelly Tam.-Dem. Harris Lewis. John W. Mears. Grover ClevelandDemocrat 1882 Charles J. FolgerRepublican Alphonso A. HopkinsProhibition Epenetus HoweGreenback. David B. HillDemocrat1884 1885 Ira DavenportRepublican H. Clay BascomProhibition 1888Warner MillerRepublican W. Martin JonesProhibition State governors-continued. Name. Party. When elected. Opponents.Party. Roswell P. FlowerDemocrat. 1891 J. Sloat FassettRepublican. John W. BruceProhibition. Daniel De LeonSocialist. Levi P. MortonRepublican 1894 David B. HillDemocrat. Everet
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Olney, Richard 1835- (search)
Olney, Richard 1835- Lawyer; born in Oxford, Mass., Sept. 15, 1835; graduated at Brown University in 1856; admitted to the bar in 1859; member of the Massachusetts legislature; appointed United States Attorney-General by President Cleveland in 1893, and Secretary of State in 1895.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pendleton, George Hunt 1825-1889 (search)
Pendleton, George Hunt 1825-1889 Statesman; born in Cincinnati, O., July 25, 1825. Devoting himself to law and politics, he became in 1857 a Democratic member of Congress from Ohio, and continued in the House until 1865. During President Cleveland's first administration, 1885-89, Senator Pendleton represented the United States at Berlin. He died in Brussels, Belgium, Nov. 24, 1889.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pensions. (search)
per year29,034,064 President Grant's second term114,395,357 Average per year28,598,839 President Hayes's administration145,322,489 Average per year38,330,622 President Garfield's administration237,825,070 Average per year59,456,263 President Cleveland's first term305,636,662 Average per year76,409,165 President Harrison's administration519,707,726 Average per year129,926,931 President Cleveland's second term557,950,407 Average per year139,487,602 President McKinley's first term560,357 Average per year28,598,839 President Hayes's administration145,322,489 Average per year38,330,622 President Garfield's administration237,825,070 Average per year59,456,263 President Cleveland's first term305,636,662 Average per year76,409,165 President Harrison's administration519,707,726 Average per year129,926,931 President Cleveland's second term557,950,407 Average per year139,487,602 President McKinley's first term560,000,547 Average per year140,000,137 people's party
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Political parties in the United States. (search)
ternal improvement; purchase of Louisiana; purchase of Florida; Missouri Compromise, 1820; Monroe doctrine; free-trade in 1800 and a protective tariff in 1828. Democratic party, 1828 The Democratic-Republican party divided into four parts in the Presidential campaign of 1824 and never reappeared again in a national contest. The Democratic (and Whig) party was constructed out of its ruins. Has elected six Presidents: Jackson, two terms; Van Buren, Polk, Pierce, Buchanan, one term; Cleveland, two terms. Favored internal improvements; State banks; removal of deposits; sub-treasury; State rights; free-trade; tariff for revenue only; annexation of Texas; Mexican War; compromise of 1850; Monroe doctrine; Dred Scott decision; fugitive slave law; acquisition of Cuba; frugal public expense; free coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1. Opposed agitation of the slavery question in any form or place; coercion of the seceded States; the amelioration of the condition of the freed neg
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential administrations. (search)
19, 1881), Republican; Blaine, later Frelinghuysen, State; Windom and others, Treasury; Lincoln, War. Congress, 1881-83, Senate tie, House Republican; Keifer, speaker; 1883-85, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Carlisle, speaker. 1885-89: Cleveland; Hendricks, Vice-President, Democrat; Bayard, State; Manning, Fairchild, Treasury; Whitney, Navy. Congress, Senate Republican, House Democratic; Carlisle, speaker. 1889-93: Harrison; Morton, Vice-President, Republican; Blaine, State; Windom, at first, Treasury; Tracy, Navy. Congress, Senate Republican, House, 1889-91, Republican; Reed, speaker; 1891-93, Democratic; Crisp, speaker. 1893-97: Cleveland; Stevenson, Vice-President, Democrat; Gresham, then Olney, State; Carlisle, Treasury; Lamont, War; Olney, then Harmon, Attorney-General; Bissell, then Wilson, Postmaster-General; Herbert, Navy; Smith, Interior; Morton, Agriculture. Congress, Democratic; Crisp, speaker; 1895. House Republican; Reed, speaker. 1897-1901: McKinle
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Presidential elections. (search)
em155 James B. WeaverIowaGre'nb307,306B. J. ChambersTexGre'nb Neal DowMe.Pro10,305H. A. ThompsonO.Pro John W. PhelpsVt.Amer707S. C. PomeroyKanAmer 1884. Grover Cleveland*O.Dem4,911,01762,683219T. A. Hendricks*Ind.Dem219 James G. BlaineMe.Rep4,848,334182John A. LoganIll.Rep182 John P. St. JohnKanPro151,809William DanielMdPro Benjamin F. ButlerMass.Peop133,825A. M. WestMissPeop P. D. WiggintonCalAmer 1888. Grover ClevelandN. Y.Dem5,538,23398,017168Allen G. ThurmanO.Dem168 Benjamin Harrison*Ind.Rep5,440,216233Levi P. Morton*N. Y.Rep233 Clinton B. FiskN. J.Pro249,907John A. BrooksMo.Pro Alson J. StreeterIll.U. L.148,105C. E. CunninghamArkU'd L. R. H. CowdryIll.U'd L.2,808W. H. T. WakefieldKan.U'd L. James L. CurtisN. Y.Amer1,591James B. GreerTennAmer 1892. Grover Cleveland*N. Y.Dem5,556,918380,810277Adlai E. Stevenson*Ill.Dem277 Benjamin HarrisonInd.Rep5,176,108145Whitelaw ReidN. Y.Rep145 James B. WeaverIowaPeop1,041,02822James G. FieldVaPeop22 John BidwellCal.Pro2
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