During the War of 1812 he was active in equipping and arming the New York militia.
But the queen is said to have refused it, saying that the money would be better spent equipping a man-of-war.
The empress gave him a large estate at Simpheropol and 10,000 roubles to assist in equipping a house.
In 1906 Alfred Beit bequeathed £200,000 towards the cost of erecting and equipping university buildings.
They are constructed of granite, and no expense has been spared in equipping them with hydraulic cranes, warehouses, &c.
Chosen pope in April 1455, he was very anxious to organize a crusade against the Turks, and having sold many of his possessions, succeeded in equipping a fleet.
Stewart, John Jacob Astor, and other New York men, on the Union Defence Committee, which (from April 22, 1861, to April 30, 1862) co-operated with the municipal government in the raising and equipping of troops, and disbursed more than a million dollars for the relief of New York volunteers and their families.
In 1746 he was made commissary of the province for Indian affairs, and was influential in enlisting and equipping the Six Nations for participation in the warfare with French Canada, two years later (1748) being placed in command of a line of outposts on the New York frontier.
The policy of encouraging the provision of ample cold-storage accommodation has been developed still further by the Cold Storage Act of the Dominion parliament passed in 1907, under which subsidies are granted in part payment of the cost of erecting and equipping cold-storage warehouses in Canada for the preservation of perishable foodproducts.
He built Castelfranco on the northern frontier; fortified the port of Civita Vecchia; and strengthened the Castel Sant' Angelo, equipping it with cannon made from the bronze of the Pantheon, an act of vandalism which the Romans punished by the epigram, "Quod non fecerunt barbari, fecerunt Barberini."
He soon showed an inclination towards the study of natural science, devoting himself at first more particularly to geology, and later to botany, thus equipping himself for what was to be the main occupation of his life - the investigation of fossil plants.
The inventions of Slaby, Braun and others were put into practice by a German wireless telegraph company, and very much work done in erecting land stations and equipping ships.
The distress of the Republic prevented it from equipping more than 55 ships, but the patriotism of the race was roused to white heat, and in De Ruyter they possessed an admiral of consummate skill and heroic character.
In raising funds and equipping and supplying troops the governor showed great energy and resourcefulness, and his plans and organizations for caring for the needy widows and children of Pennsylvania soldiers killed in battle, and for aiding and removing to their homes the sick and wounded were widely copied throughout the North.
A neutral government is bound - (i) to use due diligence to prevent the fitting out, arming or equipping within its jurisdiction of any vessel, which it has reasonable ground to believe is intended to cruise or to carry on war against a power with which it is at peace, and also to use like diligence to prevent the departure from its jurisdiction of any vessel intended to cruise or carry on war as above, such vessel having been specially adapted, in whole or in part, within such jurisdiction, to warlike use; (2) not to permit or suffer either belligerent to make use of its ports or waters as the base of naval operations against the other, or for the purpose of the renewal or augmentation of military supplies or arms or the recruitment of men; (3) to exercise due diligence in its own ports and waters, and as to all persons within its jurisdiction to prevent any violation of the foregoing obligation and duties.
They provide hands-on, work-based learning, equipping you with the practical and professional abilities sought by employers.
Many institutions are equipping computing labs for students, often with 24-hour access, which are suited to open and computer-aided learning.
Preaching, caring for the flock and equipping the saints can be profoundly secular.
As well as equipping nine RAF squadrons, the aircraft was also bought by Australia, Germany and Belgium.
The purpose of a shower is to assist the couple in equipping their new home or for the bride to assemble a trousseau.
Without equipping your child with some way to learn the basics of playing guitar, you may find the guitar does nothing more than collect dust in the corner while your child spends time with other hobbies.
Frank discussions peppered with appropriate displays of affection along with peer-based therapy can help teens cope with an ongoing divorce while equipping them to make their own personal relationships last the duration of their lives.
By helping him realize that having things in common are important in a relationship, you are equipping him to get some practice in when it comes to later dating and relationships.
Equipping your child with the knowledge and resources she needs to protect herself from environmental damages is a gift she will take with her into adulthood.
The regular sword can be quite fun in this game, but you can take the adventure much further by equipping your hero with a chainsaw as a secondary weapon.
If you have a little one with a penchant for water sports, you won't have a hard time equipping him with the basics for safe fun in the sun.
You will not only be giving things to those in need, but equipping others within your community to get back on their feet through viable employment and rehabilitation programs.
Hundreds of fundraising ideas are available on the Internet, and some companies have cropped up in recent years with the sole purpose of equipping organizations with the supplies and guidance they need to complete a successful fundraiser.
Equipping your sinks with faucet aerators can significantly reduce the amount of water and energy that gets wasted while rinsing dishes, washing your hands, or brushing your teeth.
As far as possible Cetywayo he revived the military methods of his uncle Chaka, king, and even succeeded in equipping his regiments with firearms. It is believed that he instigated the Kaffirs in the Transkei to revolt, and he aided Sikukuni in his struggle with the Transvaal.
Modified though never essentially changed, (1) by contact with the star-worship of the Chaldaeans, who identified Mithras with Shamash, god of the sun,(2) by the indigenous Armenian religion and other local Asiatic faiths and (3) by the Greeks of Asia Minor, who identified Mithras with Helios, and contributed to the success of his cult by equipping it for the first time with artistic representations (the famous Mithras relief originated in the Pergamene school towards the 2nd century B.C.), Mithraism was first transmitted to the Roman world during the 1st century B.C. by the Cilician pirates captured by Pompey.
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