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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 178 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 164 20 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 112 16 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 22 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 6 4 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2. 6 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 18, 1863., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
L. P. Brockett, Women's work in the civil war: a record of heroism, patriotism and patience 5 1 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 5 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lieber, Francis 1800- (search)
Lieber, Francis 1800- Publicist; born in Berlin, Germany, March 18, 1800; joined the Prussian army in 1815 as a volunteer; fought in the battles of Ligny and Waterloo, and was severely wounded in the assault on Namur. He studied at the University of Jena, was persecuted for his republicanism, and in 1821 went to Greece to t34. In 1835 he published Recollections of Niebuhr and Letters to a gentleman in Germany, and the same year was appointed Professor of History and Political Francis Lieber Economy in the South Carolina College at Columbia, S. C., where he remained until 1856. He was appointed to the same professorship in Columbia College, New rk City, in 1857, and afterwards accepted the chair of Political Science in the law school of that institution, which he filled till his death, Oct. 2, 1872. Dr. Lieber had a very versatile mind, and whatever subject he grasped he handled it skilfully as a trained philosopher. In 1838 he published A manual of political Ethics,
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Lieber, Oscar Montgomery 1830- (search)
Lieber, Oscar Montgomery 1830- Geologist; born in Boston, Mass., Sept. 8, 1830; son of Francis Lieber. Educated at the best German universities, he reached a high place as a writer on geology, chemistry, and kindred subjects, and at the age of Life-saving medal. twenty was State Geologist of Mississippi. In 1854-55 he was engaged in a geological survey of Alabama, and from 1856 to 1860 held the post of mineralogical, geological, and agricultural surveyor of South Carolina. Serving in the Confederate army, he died of wounds received in the battle of Williamsburg, in Richmond, Va., June 27, 1862.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Phillips, Wendell 1811-1884 (search)
00,000 or $3,000,000,000. . . . You know that the writ of habeas corpus, by which government is bound to render a reason to the judiciary before it lays its hands upon a citizen, has been called the high-water mark of English liberty. Jefferson, in his calm moments, dreaded the power to suspend it in any emergency whatever, and wished to have it in eternal and unremitting force. The present Napoleon, in his treatise on the English constitution, calls it the gem of English institutions. Lieber says that the habeas corpus, free meetings like this, and a free press are the three elements which distinguish liberty from despotism. All that Saxon blood has gained in the battles and toils of 200 years are these three things. But today, Mr. Chairman, every one of them —habeas corpus, the right of free meeting, and a free press—is annihilated in every square mile of the republic. We live to-day, every one of us, under martial law. The Secretary of State puts into his bastile, with a wa