Foote sentence examples

  • HARRIET ELIZABETH STOWE [BEECHER] (1811-1896), American writer and philanthropist, seventh child of Lyman and Roxana (Foote) Beecher, was born at Litchfield, Connecticut, U.S.A., on the, 4th of June 1811.

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  • Ramsey & Foote, 1883, 48 L.T.

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  • There was a brief reaction: Henry Stuart Foote (1800-1880), Unionist, was elected governor in 1851 over Davis, the States' Rights candidate, and in the same year a Constitutional Convention had declared almost unanimously that "the asserted right of secession".

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  • 1851 James Whitfield (ad int.)..1851-1852Henry Stuart Foote Unionist1852-1854John Jones Pettus 7 (ad int.).

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  • 7 Served from the 5th of January (when Foote resigned) to the 10th, when McRae was inaugurated.

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  • Foote (1780-1846) of Connecticut of a resolution of inquiry into the expediency of restricting the sales of the Western lands.

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  • Foote established at Mound City a naval depot, which was the basis of his operations on the Mississippi.

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  • In the debates on the Compromise Measures of 1850 he took an active part, strongly opposing these measures, while Henry Stuart Foote (1800-1880), the other Mississippi senator, was one of their leading advocates.

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  • He resigned from the Senate in 1851 to become a candidate of the Democratic States-Rights Party for the governorship of his state against Foote, the candidate of the Union Democrats.

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  • The concern was not prosperous - though Samuel Foote's assertion that he had known Garrick with three quarts of vinegar in the cellar calling himself a wine merchant need not be taken literally - and before the end of 1741 he had spent nearly half of his capital.

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  • Foote.

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  • On the 6th of February Fort Henry fell to Foote's gunboat flotilla, and Grant then moved overland to Donelson.

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  • Foote's gunboats could, and did, run the gauntlet, but a canal had to be cut right round the batteries for the transports, before the land forces could cross the river and attack the works in rear; when this was accomplished, by the skill and energy of all concerned, the place with its garrison of 7000 men surrendered at once (April 8, 1862).

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  • C. Foote in his useful monograph, Journ.

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  • C. Foote (pp. 13-18) and A.

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  • ANDREW HULL FOOTE (1806-1863), American admiral, was born at New Haven, Connecticut, on the 12th of September 1806, his father, Samuel Augustus Foote (1780-1846), being a prominent lawyer and Whig politician, who as U.S. senator moved in 1829 Foote's resolutions " on public lands, in the discussion of which Daniel Webster made his " reply to Hayne."

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  • 16), in heavy losses to Foote's gunboats, Foote himself being severely wounded.

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  • Mary Hallock Foote >>

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  • The debate arose over the so-called "Foote's Resolution," introduced by Senator Samuel A.

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  • Foote (1780-1846) of Connecticut, calling for the restriction of the sale of public lands to those already in the market, but was con cerned primarily with the relation to one another and the respective powers of the federal government and the individual states, Hayne contending that the constitution was essentially a compact between the states, and the national government and the states, and that any state might, at will, nullify any federal law which it considered to be in contravention of that compact.

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  • Foote captured Fort Henry on the 6th of February, and Gen.

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  • Ruffo indignantly declared that once the treaty was signed, not only by himself but by the Russian and Turkish commandants and by the British captain Foote, it must be respected, and on Nelson's refusal he said that he would not help him to capture the castles.

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  • Foote proceeded against these positions; New Madrid, then in command of General John P. McGown, was evacuated on the 14th; (Admiral) Henry Walke (1808-1896), commanding the "Carondelet," ran past the batteries of Island No.

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  • On the 17th, Grant, after receiving the opinion of Admiral Foote and General Sherman that McClernand was unfit, united a part of his own troops with those of McClernand and assumed command in person, and three days later ordered McClernand back to Milliken's Bend.

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  • He was the eighth child of Lyman and Roxana Foote Beecher, and brother of Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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  • Foote, History of Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis (Minneapolis, 1881); Hudson's Dictionary of Minneapolis and Vicinity (Minneapolis, annually); A.

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  • Foote captured Fort Henry on the Tennessee river, and Fort Donelson on the Cumberland.

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  • foote highest ground is found at Cairntable, situate on the western boundary, having an elevation of 1944 feet above sea-level.

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  • foote fields are estimated to contain recoverable reserves of 350 to 400 billion cubic feet.

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  • foote basket has a fold down handle, round bun feet, and a pierced and repousse design to the rim.

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  • foote great drawing-room is sixty feet in length by thirty wide and twenty-four feet high.

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  • If the ephod was a loin-cloth, its use as a receptacle and the known evolution of the article find useful analogies (Foote, p. 43 sq., and Ency.

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