The Historical Companion: With Geographical and Historical Notes. Containing the Chronology of the United States, from 1492 to 1861, and of Each of the Thirteen States ... Maps of the Wars
E.C. & J. Biddle & Company, 1865
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Página 57 - London, for the purpose of founding "at Washington an establishment under the name of the Smithsonian Institution, for the increase and diffusion of knowledge among men.
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Página 52 - President of the United States; William H. Crawford, Secretary of the Treasury; John C. Calhoun, Secretary of War; William Wirt, Attorney General; Return J.
Página 93 - I never had the least idea that the creation produced such a sordid set of creatures in human figure- — poor, dirty, emaciated men. Great numbers of women, who seemed to be the beasts of burden, having bushel-baskets on their backs, by which they were bent double. The contents seemed to be pots and kettles, various sorts of furniture, children peeping through gridirons and other utensils...
Página 56 - DANIEL WEBSTER, Secretary of State. THOMAS EWING, Secretary of the Treasury. JOHN BELL, Secretary of War.
Página 36 - ... for contributing their proportion to the common defence (such proportion to be raised under the authority of the general court or general assembly of such province or colony, and disposable by Parliament), and shall engage to make provision also for the support of the civil government and the administration of justice...
Página 29 - Indians, at the mouth of the river of that name. In August, 1611., Sir Thomas Gates succeeded him in the government. He continued, however, to take an active part in the affairs of the colony, and on the return of Gates to England, in 1614, the chief command again devolved on him. He returned to England in 1616. He afterwards went to the East Indies, and there died. DALIN', OLACS Vox, called the father of modern Swedish poetry, was the author of many spirited s'atires, songs, epigrams, a. id fublcs....
Página 23 - Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the last surviving signer of the Declaration of Independence, died at the age of ninety-six.
Página 17 - That old fool has hanged more men in that naked country than I have done for the murder of my father.