ABRAM STEVENS HEWITT (1822-1903), American manufacturer and political leader, was born in Haverstraw, New York, on the 31st of July 1822.
Probably the first suggestion for an elevated railway was made by Colonel Stevens, of Hoboken, New Jersey, as early as 1831, when the whole art of railway construction was in its infancy.
Stevens (London, 1740), and into other European languages.
Stevens (London, 1880), and Lady Blennerhasset (1889).
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P. Stevens, "The East Wall of the Erechtheum," in American Journ.
In 1875 his " Warrior Bearing a Wounded Youth from the Field of Battle " gained the gold medal at the Royal Academy schools, and when exhibited in 1876 it divided public attention with the "Tennyson " of Woolner and " Wellington monument " sculptures of Alfred Stevens, now in St Paul's Cathedral.
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Stevens, Catalogue of American Books in the Library of the British Museum (1866), and American Books with Tails to 'em (1873); I.
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The valuable Frankliniana collected by Henry Stevens were purchased by Congress in 1885.
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Edward Stevens (1745-1820), and North Carolina militia under Gen.
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Serpentine marble with seamed markings has been found in Adams and Stevens counties.
The largest output of each of these ores in 1908 was in Stevens county; Ferry, King and Okanogan counties ranked next in the output of gold; Okanogan and Ferry counties in the output of silver; Okanogan in the output of copper; and King in the output of lead.
Tungsten is found as wolframite in Stevens county near Deer Trail and Bissell, in Okanogan county near Loomis, in Whatcom county near the international boundary, and (with some scheelite) at Silver Hill, near Spokane.
Stevens, of the United States Army, took charge on the 29th of September 1853, and a census indicated a population of 3965, of whom 1682 were voters.
Olympia was chosen as the temporary seat of government, and Governor Stevens at once set to work to extinguish the Indian titles to land and to survey a route for a railway, which was later to become the Northern Pacific. The Indians, alarmed by the rapid growth of the white population, attempted to destroy the scattered settlements and the wandering prospectors for gold, which had been discovered in eastern Washington in 1855.
Roosevelt (1767-1854), with John Stevens, Robert R.
Bishop Lyttelton in Lux Mundi 8 stated that the death of Christ is propitiatory 1 Stevens, Christian Doctrine of Salvation, p. 138.
Stevens, Christian Doctrine of Salvation (1905).
On this Point are the residence and private estate of the founder of the city, John Stevens (1749-1838), Hudson Park, and facing it the Stevens Institute of Technology, an excellent school of mechanical engineering endowed by Edwin A.
Stevens (1795-1868), son of John Stevens, opened in 1871, and having in 1909-1910 34 instructors and 390 students.
In connexion with the institute there is a preparatory department, the Stevens School (1870).
In 1784 the property was purchased by John Stevens, the inventor, who in 1804 laid it out as a town.
The large Stevens woollen mills are the outgrowth of mills established in 1835.
Samuel Stevens, jun.
His earlier predilections were for the study of law, but the advice of Joseph Stevens Buckminster, a distinguished preacher in Boston, led him to prepare for the pulpit, and as a preacher he at once distinguished himself.
In 1877 Henry Stevens, in his catalogue of the Caxton Exhibition, pointed out a statement by a certain Simeon Ruytinck in his life of Emanuel van Meteren, appended to the latter's Nederlandische Historie (1614), that Jacob van Meteren, the father of Emanuel, had manifested great zeal in producing at Antwerp a translation of the Bible into English, and had employed for that purpose a certain learned scholar named Miles Conerdale (sic).
Stevens, Catalogue of the Caxton Exhibition (1877), p. 88.
His monument, by Alfred Stevens, stands in the nave of the cathedral.
Stevens, and a committee of residents, to protect the lives and property of American citizens in case of riot or incendiarism.
Thrum, Hawaiian Almanac and Annual (Honolulu); Lucien Young, The Real Hawaii (New York, 1899), written by a lieutenant of the " Boston," an ardent defender of Stevens; Liliuokalani, Hawaii's Story (Boston, 1898); C. T.
Dr George Smith, Dr Abel Stevens, J.
Stevens the socalled oviduct acts only as a "sperm-duct" or receptaculum seminis.
Stevens industrial school (1905) at Lancaster, hospitals for the treatment of persons injured in the mines, at Ashland (1879), Hazleton (1887) and Shamokin (1907), and cottage hospitals at Blossburg, Connellsville, Mercer and Philipsburg (all 1887).
The attempt to repeal the law in 1835 was defeated largely through the efforts of Thaddeus Stevens, who was then a member of the state house of representatives.
The anti-Masonic excitement subsided as quickly as it had risen, and under the leadership of Thaddeus Stevens the party soon became merged with the Whigs.
Upon the appointment (March 9, 1835) by Governor Lucas of the three commissioners to re-mark the Harris line, Governor Stevens T.
THADDEUS STEVENS (1792-1868), American political leader, was born in Danville, Vermont, on the 4th of April 1792.
Harrison, and in the campaign of 1844 Stevens again rendered marked services to the Whig ticket.
He was not, however, in perfect harmony with Lincoln, who was far more conservative as well as broader minded and more magnanimous than he; besides this Stevens felt it an injustice that Lincoln in choosing a member of his cabinet from Pennsylvania had preferred Cameron to himself.
On the motion of Stevens (Dec. 4, 1865), the two houses appointeda joint committee on reconstruction, and Stevens was made chairman of the House committee.
Stevens was an extreme partisan in politics; and his opponents and critics have always charged him with being vindictive and revengeful toward the South.
McCall's Thaddeus Stevens (Boston and New York, 1899), in the American Statesmen Series, a sympathetic, but judicious biography; also J.
(1900); Stevens, "The Compound Oosphere of Albugo Bliti," Bot.
In the course of his progress through France he received orders from Henry to send back his secretary Gardiner, or, as he was called at court, Master Stevens, for fresh instructions; to which he was obliged to reply that he positively could not spare him as he was the only instrument he had in advancing the king's "secret matter."
Omitting many whose occasional designs have had little influence on the development of the metal crafts, we come to Alfred Gilbert, whose influence for a time was scarcely less than that of Stevens himself.
She married in 1848 William Stevens Robinson (1818-1876), who wrote in1856-1876the political essays signed ' Warrington " for the Springfield Republican.
STEVENS POINT, a city and the county-seat of Portage county, Wisconsin, U.S.A., on both banks of the.
Stevens Point is served by the Green Bay & Western and the Minneapolis, St Paul && Sault Ste Marie railways.
It is the seat of one of the state normal schools (1894), of St Joseph's Academy (Polish), and of the Stevens Point Commercial College, and has a Carnegie library (1904), the Portage county court-house, a city hospital, and a tuberculosis sanatorium.
Stevens Point was first settled by George Stevens in 1839, was incorporated as a village in 1847, and was first chartered as a city in 1858.
Stevens Industrial School (for orphans), a children's home,' the Mechanics' Library, and the Library of the Lancaster Historical Society.
"I bet a hundred on Stevens!" shouted one.
Anatole kept on refilling Pierre's glass while explaining that Dolokhov was betting with Stevens, an English naval officer, that he would drink a bottle of rum sitting on the outer ledge of the third floor window with his legs hanging out.