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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Delaware, (search)
to 1682, under the government of New York; and from 1683 up to 1773, under the proprietary government of Pennsylvania. State. Name.Date. John McKinley1776 to 1777 Caesar Rodney1778 to 1781 John Dickinson1782to 1783 John Cook1783 Nicholas Van Dyke1784 to 1786 Thomas Collins1786 to 1789 Joshua Clayton1789 to 1796 Gunning Bedford1796 to 1797 Daniel Rodgers1797 to 1798 Richard Bassett1798 to 1801 James Sykes1801 to 1802 David Hall1802 to 1805 Nathaniel Mitchell1805 to 1808 Geor3 to1798 Joshua Clayton5th1798 William Hill Wells 5th to 8th1799 to 1805 Samuel White.7th to 11th1801 to 1809 James A. Bayard8th to 12th1805 to 1813 Outerbridge Horsey1lth to 16th1810 to 1821 William Hill Wells13th to 14th1813 to1817 Nicholas Van Dyke15th to 19th1817 to1827 Caesar A. Rodney17th1821 to 1823 Thomas Clayton18th to 19th1824 to 1827 Daniel Rodney19th1826 Henry M. Ridgely.19th to 20th1827 to 1829 Louis McLane20th to 21st1827 to 1829 John A. Clayton21st to 23d1829 to 1835
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Senate, United States (search)
ed to take order for superintending the funeral of the said Henry Tazewell, Esq., and that the Senate will attend the same, and that notice of the event be given to the House of Representatives, and that this committee consist of Messrs. Mason, Brown, and Marshall. The first time any part of a deceased Senator's funeral expenses was paid out of public funds was on the occasion of the death of John Gaillard, of South Carolina, who died Feb. 26, 1826. Two other Senators died that year—Nicholas Van Dyke, of Delaware, May 19, and Joseph McIlvaine, of New Jersey, Aug. 19. The average public expense incurred on account of these three deaths was $292.47. Within the next twenty-two years—from 1826 to 1847, inclusive—twenty-seven Senators died, and the remains of eleven of them were interred at the government's expense. The average expenditure in those cases was $618.80. From 1848 to 1867, inclusive, twenty-eight Senators died, and eighteen of them were buried by the Senate at an average <