hide Sorting

You can sort these results in two ways:

By entity
Chronological order for dates, alphabetical order for places and people.
By position (current method)
As the entities appear in the document.

You are currently sorting in ascending order. Sort in descending order.

hide Most Frequent Entities

The entities that appear most frequently in this document are shown below.

Entity Max. Freq Min. Freq
United States (United States) 16,340 0 Browse Search
England (United Kingdom) 6,437 1 Browse Search
France (France) 2,462 0 Browse Search
Massachusetts (Massachusetts, United States) 2,310 0 Browse Search
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania, United States) 1,788 0 Browse Search
Europe 1,632 0 Browse Search
New England (United States) 1,606 0 Browse Search
Canada (Canada) 1,474 0 Browse Search
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) 1,468 0 Browse Search
Mexico (Mexico, Mexico) 1,404 0 Browse Search
View all entities in this document...

Browsing named entities in a specific section of Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing). Search the whole document.

Found 707 total hits in 274 results.

... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ...
er of Knox county......January, 1814 One thousand Miamis, reduced to destitution, assemble at Fort Wayne to obtain food......January, 1814 Settlement of Harmony, on the Wabash, 50 miles from its mouth, formed by a German community under Frederick Rapp, from Pennsylvania......1814 Farmers and Mechanics' Bank of Indiana at Madison, incorporated by legislature......Sept. 6, 1814 Bank of Vincennes incorporated......Sept. 10, 1814 Congress passes an enabling act for Indiana; the northeinted by legislature......Jan. 9, 1821 Proceedings against the State bank for fraudulent management, which results in forfeiting its franchise, begun......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......18
ory northwest of the Ohio executed......March 1, 1784 General Clarke makes an unauthorized seizure of Spanish property at Fort Vincennes, which he garrisons......1786 By resolution of Congress, the Secretary of War is directed to order the commanding officer on the Ohio to dispossess a body of men who had, in a lawless and unauthorized manner, taken possession of Post Vincennes ......April 24, 1787 Indiana part of Northwestern Territory created by law......July 13, 1787 Maj.-Gen. Arthur St. Clair elected by Congress governor of the Territory northwest of the Ohio......Oct. 5, 1787 By act of Congress, 400 acres are granted to each person who, in 1783, was head of a family at Vincennes......March 3, 1791 Brigadier-General Scott, with 800 men, sent against Wea Indian towns on the Wabash, destroys Ouiatenon......June 1, 1791 Second expedition against the Indian villages on the Wabash under Brig.-Gen. James Wilkinson, who leaves Fort Washington, Aug. 1, 1791, destroys
ointed by the legislatures of Indiana and Kentucky, governed by the United States survey of 1806, determine that Green Island, near Evansville, belongs to Kentucky......July. 1875 James N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877 Office of mine inspector created by act of legislature......1879 Corner-stone of new State-house at Indianapolis laid......Sept. 28, 1880 Governor, 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
sident......1889 Secret organization of so-called White Caps in southern Illinois is investigated by the government of the State in 1888, and a law passed to suppress riotous conspiracy......1889 William H. Miller appointed Attorney-General......March 5, 1889 Monument to Vice-President Hendricks unveiled at Indianapolis......July 1, 1890 Supreme council of the farmers' alliance convenes at Indianapolis......Nov. 17, 1891 Governor Hovey dies at Indianapolis, Nov. 23; Lieutenant-Governor Chase acting......November, 1891 State female reformatory destroyed by fire......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)...
age 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 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 Governor Morton resigns, being elected United States Senator, and is succeeded by Lieut.-Gov. Conrad Baker......January, 1867 Legislature ratifies the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution......Jan. 29, 1867 Ro
Jean Baptiste Bissot Vincennes (search for this): entry united-states-of-america-indiana
cennes......1727 [Supposed to have been settled about 1722.] Mission established at Post Vincennes by Sebastian L. Meurin......1749 Garrison at Ouiatenon, under Lieutenant Jenkins, surrender..1763 On a proclamation by the British commandant, Edward Abbott, many inhabitants of Post Vincennes swear allegiance to Great Britain......May, 1777 Inhabitants of Vincennes throw off allegiagestion of Col. George R. Clarke......July 18, 1778 Captain Helm placed in charge of Post Vincennes by Colonel Clarke and his garrison of one man surrenders, with the honors of war, to British fspossess a body of men who had, in a lawless and unauthorized manner, taken possession of Post Vincennes ......April 24, 1787 Indiana part of Northwestern Territory created by law......July 13, 17set 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, requir
ed 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, exposed......1859 D. C. Stover, clerk in Agent of State's office, issues $2,500,000 of forged State securities......1859 Lieut.-Gov. A. A. Hammond succeeds Governor Willard, who dies at St. Paul, Minn......Oct. 3, 1860 Governor Lane elected United States Senator; Lieutenant-Governor Morton succeeds......January, 1861 Caleb B. Smith appointed Secretary of the Interior......March 5, 1861 Six regiments raised and mustered in within 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 Re
d 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, exposed......1859 D. C. Stover, clerk in Agent of State's office, issues $2,500,000 of forged State securities......1859 Lieut.-Gov. A. A. Hammond succeeds Governor Willard, who dies at St. Paul, Minn......Oct. 3, 1860 Governor Lane elected United States Senator; Lieutenant-Governor Morton succeeds......January, 1861 Caleb B. Smith appointed Secretary of the Interior......March 5, 1861 Six regiments raised and mustered in within a week after the call of the President for troops, made......April 15, 1861
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, exposed......1859 D. C. Stover, clerk in Agent of State's office, issues $2,500,000 of forged State securities......1859 Lieut.-Gov. A. A. Hammond succeeds Governor Willard, who dies at St. Paul, Minn......Oct. 3, 1860 Governor Lane elected United States Senator; Lieutenant-Governor Morton succeeds......January, 1861 Caleb B. Smith appointed Secretary of the Interior......March 5, 1861 Six regiments raised and mustered in within 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
Governor Willard, who dies at St. Paul, Minn......Oct. 3, 1860 Governor Lane elected United States Senator; Lieutenant-Governor Morton succeeds......January, 1861 Caleb B. Smith appointed Secretary of the Interior......March 5, 1861 Six reg....Nov. 6, 1866 National convention of the Grand Army of the Republic held at Indianapolis......Nov. 20, 1866 Governor Morton resigns, being elected United States Senator, and is succeeded by Lieut.-Gov. Conrad Baker......January, 1867 Leg N. Tyner, Postmaster-General......July 12, 1876 Richard W. Thompson, Secretary of the Navy......March 12, 1877 Senator Morton dies......Nov. 1, 1877 Office of mine inspector created by act of legislature......1879 Corner-stone of new Staic held at Indianapolis......June 15, 1881 Walter Q. Gresham, Postmaster-General......April 3, 1883 Monument to Senator Morton unveiled......1884 Walter Q. Gresham, Secretary of the Treasury......Sept. 24, 1884 Hugh McCulloch, Secretary o
... 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 ...