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Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 17 9 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 5, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 6 4 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 5 3 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 4. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 4 2 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 2 0 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.) 2 0 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Crisp, Charles Frederick 1845-1896 (search)
Crisp, Charles Frederick 1845-1896 Jurist; born in Sheffield, England, Jan. 9, 1845, of American parents travelling abroad; was brought to the United States when a few months old, the family settling in Georgia. He served in the Confederate army, and, settling to the practice of law, became a judge of the Superior Court of Georgia. In 1883 he entered the national House of Representatives as a Democrat, and there gained a high reputation as an able, judicial, and conservative leader on his side of the House. In 1891, and again in 1893, he was elected speaker of the House, succeeding Thomas B. Reed, and being succeeded by him. He died in Atlanta, Ga., Oct. 23, 1896.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Gales, Joseph -1860 (search)
Gales, Joseph -1860 Journalist; born near Sheffield, England, April 10, 1786. His father emigrated to the United States in 1793, and established the Independent Gazetteer in Philadelphia, and in 1799 removed to Raleigh. N. C., where he established the Register. Joseph became a printer, and subsequently a partner of Samuel Harrison Smith, publisher of the National Intelligencer, in Washington, D. C., the successor of the Independent Gazetteer. In connection with William Winston Seaton he made the Intelligencer a daily newspaper. Both partners were efficient reporters, and to their interest and foresight is due the preservation of many important speeches, notably those of Webster and Hayne. Gales died in Washington, D. C., July 21, 1860.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Hunter, Joseph 1783-1861 (search)
Hunter, Joseph 1783-1861 Author; born in Sheffield, England, Feb. 6, 1783; became a Presbyterian minister and was pastor in Bath in 1809-33. He published Founders of New Plymouth. He died in London, May 9, 1861.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Southern Independence Association. (search)
uling classes, from the prime minister down to the unofficial people, were anxious to see the prosperous and influential republic of the West overturned. Elated by the disasters to the National army at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville in the spring of 1863, these British sympathizers became very active, and urged their government to acknowledge the independence of the Confederate States. Public meetings were held in favor of the Confederates. At one of these, held in the open air at Sheffield, May 26, 1863, Rev. Mr. Hopp offered the following resolution, which was adopted by an immense majority: Resolved, that in the opinion of this meeting the government would act wisely, both for the interests of England and those of the world, were they immediately to enter into negotiations with the great powers of Europe for the purpose of obtaining the acknowledgment by them of the independence of the Confederate States of North America. In the spring of 1864 a Southern Independence Asso