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re......March 1, 1892 John W. Foster, Secretary of State......June 29, 1892 Walter Q. Gresham appointed Secretary of State......1893 Popular welcome at Indianapolis to ex-President Harrison on his arrival at the close of his administration......March 6, 1893 State home for soldiers established at Lafayette......1895 National Democratic party meets at Indianapolis (declares for the gold standard)......Sept. 3, 1896 National Monetary Association meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 12, 1897 Daniel W. Voorhees, ex-United States Senator, dies at Washington, D. C.......April 10, 1897 The monetary convention meets at Indianapolis......Jan. 25, 1898 Ex-Governor Matthews dies suddenly while making a speech......Aug. 28, 1898 George W. Julian dies at Irvington, Ind......July 7, 1899 Ex-Secretary of the Navy Richard W. Thompson dies at Terre Haute......Feb. 9, 1900 Ex-Governor Mount dies......Jan. 16, 1901 Ex-President Harrison dies......March 22, 1901 Iowa
Notre Dame (Indiana, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
00,000 to be expended by a board of internal improvement......January, 1836 Madison and Lafayette Railroad commenced......1836 Indiana Asbury University (since 1884 De Pauw), at Greencastle, chartered and opened......1837 University of Notre Dame (R. C.), at Notre Dame, chartered 1844, and opened......1845 State failing to pay its interest on the public debt for several years, compromises with creditors, who take property for one-half of the indebtedness and onehalf in bonds......184Notre Dame, chartered 1844, and opened......1845 State failing to pay its interest on the public debt for several years, compromises with creditors, who take property for one-half of the indebtedness and onehalf in bonds......1846 Constitution, framed by a convention which met at Indianapolis, Oct. 7, 1850, adopted......Feb. 10, 1851 New constitution, ratified by vote, 109,319 to 26,755, goes into operation......Nov. 1, 1851 Butler University, at Irvington, chartered in 1850, opened......1855 State Senate refused to go into an election of United States Senator, creating a vacancy, in 1845, and a second time rerefuses......1855 Great frauds in sale of swamp lands, whereby State lost about $1,500,000, exp
Indiana, One of the north central States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio lies to the east and Illinois bounds it on the west. It is limited in lat. by 37° 47′ to 41° 46′ N., and in long. by 84° 49′ to 88° 2′ W. Area, 36,350 square miles, in ninety-two counties. Population, 1890, 2,192,404; 1900, 2,516,462. Capital, Indianapolis. Robert ht attack of Indians on Fort Harrison successfully resisted by the garrison under Capt. Zachary Taylor......Sept. 4-5, 1812 Fort Wayne invested by the Indians about Sept. 1, and the garrison relieved by 2,000 Kentucky troops and 700 citizens of Ohio under General Harrison......Sept. 12, 1812 Deserted Indian villages in the vicinity of Fort Wayne destroyed by detachments of troops......Sept. 13-19, 1812 Expedition under Lieut.-Col. John R. Campbell leaves Dayton, O., Dec. 14, 1812
Erie Canal (Ohio, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
un......Dec. 31, 1821 Indiana University at Bloomington, chartered 1820, opened......1824 Mr. Rapp and associates sell their property at Harmony to Robert Dale Owen, of Scotland, a philanthropist, who attempts to establish a community, naming the place New Harmony......1825 State road from Lake Michigan to Madison on the Ohio begun......1830 Thomas Lincoln, with his family, removes to Macon county, Ill......1830 Indiana Historical Society incorporated......1831 Wabash and Erie Canal in Indiana begun......Feb. 22, 1832 State bank chartered......1834 Internal improvement law, a State loan of $10,000,000 to be expended by a board of internal improvement......January, 1836 Madison and Lafayette Railroad commenced......1836 Indiana Asbury University (since 1884 De Pauw), at Greencastle, chartered and opened......1837 University of Notre Dame (R. C.), at Notre Dame, chartered 1844, and opened......1845 State failing to pay its interest on the public debt f
Indiana (Pennsylvania, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
ided: that part west of a line from the mouth of the Kentucky River to Fort Recovery, and thence north to be called Indiana Territory, and Vincennes the seat of government, by act approved......May 7, 1800 William Henry Harrison, appointed governor of Indiana Territory, May 13, 1800, arrives at Vincennes......Jan. 10, 1801 General court of the Territory first held. Vincennes......March 3, 1801 Memorial to Congress by a convention called at Vincennes, Dec. 20, 1802, by Governor Harrisllel......March, 1805 Michigan Territory created out of a part of Indiana......1805 First General Assembly of Indiana Territory meets at Vincennes......July 29, 1805 Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, Eel River, and Wea Indians cede to the Unrrison in council at Vincennes......Oct. 26, 1809 An act for the introduction of negroes and mulattoes into the Territory of Indiana, approved Sept. 17, 1807: repealed......Dec. 4, 1810 Property qualification for voters abolished by Congress...
Brandenburg (Kentucky, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
hin a week after the call of the President for troops, made......April 15, 1861 Jesse D. Bright expelled from United States Senate for treason......March 2, 1862 Legislature broken up by Republicans to prevent passage of military bill ......1863 John P. Usher appointed Secretary of the Interior......Jan. 8, 1863 Second Kentucky Cavalry, Confederate, Captain Hines, cross the Ohio at Flint Rock, and are captured......June 16, 1863 Confederates under Morgan cross the Ohio at Brandenburg, Ky., July 8, pursued by Federals under General Hobson. They move eastward, covering 700 miles in twenty days (Morgan's raid)......July, 1863 Hugh McCulloch appointed Secretary of the Treasury......March 7, 1865 Law making colored people competent witnesses......1865 Convention of colored citizens of Indiana at Indianapolis to devise means to obtain full citizenship......Nov. 6, 1866 National convention of the Grand Army of the Republic held at Indianapolis......Nov. 20, 1866
Michigan Valley (Kansas, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
irst published at Vincennes as the Indiana Gazette......July 4, 1804 By treaty at Vincennes, the Delaware Indians cede to the United States land between the Wabash and Ohio rivers, and south of the road from Vincennes to the falls of the Ohio, Aug. 18, and the Piankeshaw Indians relinquish their claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisiana Purchase west of Mississippi River and north of thirty-third parallel......March, 1805 Michigan Territory created out of a part of Indiana......1805 First General Assembly of Indiana Territory meets at Vincennes......July 29, 1805 Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, Eel River, and Wea Indians cede to the United States land in eastern Indiana by treaty at Grouseland, near Vincennes......Aug. 21, 1805 Laws of Indiana published at Vincennes by Messrs. Stout & Smoot......1807 Illinois Territory set off from Indiana, comprising all west of the Wabash River and a line drawn north from P
Kaskaskia (Illinois, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
nor Hamilton surrenders Vincennes to the Americans under Colonel Clarke......Feb. 24, 1779 Court of civil and criminal jurisdiction organized at Vincennes......June, 1779 An expedition against Detroit organized by La Balme, a Frenchman of Kaskaskia, who plunders British traders at site of Fort Wayne, is dispersed by an attack of Miami Indians......September, 1780 One hundred and fifty thousand acres of land in Indiana opposite the falls of the Ohio presented to Colonel Clarke and his rch 3, 1801 Memorial to Congress by a convention called at Vincennes, Dec. 20, 1802, by Governor Harrison, Nov. 22, asks repeal of the sixth article of the organic act, which prohibits slavery......1802 Congress establishes land offices at Kaskaskia, Vincennes, and Detroit......March 15, 1804 Western sun, edited by Elihu Stout, first published at Vincennes as the Indiana Gazette......July 4, 1804 By treaty at Vincennes, the Delaware Indians cede to the United States land between the
Indiana, One of the north central States of the United States, extends from the Ohio River, which separates the State from Kentucky on the south, to Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan, which bound it on the north. Ohio lies to the east and Illinois bounds it on the west. It is limited in lat. by 37° 47′ to 41° 46′ N., and in long. by 84° 49′ to 88° 2′ W. Area, 36,350 square miles, in ninety-two counties. Population, 1890, 2,192,404; 1900, 2,516,462. Capital, Indianapolis. Robert and Detroit......March 15, 1804 Western sun, edited by Elihu Stout, first published at Vincennes as the Indiana Gazette......July 4, 1804 By treaty at Vincennes, the Delaware Indians cede to the United States land between the Wabash and Ohio rivers, and south of the road from Vincennes to the falls of the Ohio, Aug. 18, and the Piankeshaw Indians relinquish their claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisiana Purchase west of Mis
Delaware (Delaware, United States) (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
nd between the Wabash and Ohio rivers, and south of the road from Vincennes to the falls of the Ohio, Aug. 18, and the Piankeshaw Indians relinquish their claim to this territory......Aug. 27, 1804 Indiana given jurisdiction over that part of Louisiana Purchase west of Mississippi River and north of thirty-third parallel......March, 1805 Michigan Territory created out of a part of Indiana......1805 First General Assembly of Indiana Territory meets at Vincennes......July 29, 1805 Delaware, Pottawattomie, Miami, Eel River, and Wea Indians cede to the United States land in eastern Indiana by treaty at Grouseland, near Vincennes......Aug. 21, 1805 Laws of Indiana published at Vincennes by Messrs. Stout & Smoot......1807 Illinois Territory set off from Indiana, comprising all west of the Wabash River and a line drawn north from Post Vincennes......Feb. 3, 1809 Property qualifications of 50 acres, or a town lot valued at $100, required of electors in Territory by act of
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