The American commodore was now able to blockade the British flotilla at Kingston.
GEORGE MONRO GRANT (1835-1902), principal of Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, was born in Nova Scotia in 183 5.
"I have seen many men" (wrote Sir William Kingston, governor of the Tower) "and also women executed, and all they have been in great sorrow, and to my knowledge this lady has much joy and pleasure in death."
To Sir William Kingston she protested her entire innocence, and on the scaffold while expressing her submission she made no confession.
Part of Plymouth was established as Plympton in 1707, and part as Kingston in 1726.
He became tutor to the son of Sir William Hickes, and was eventually glad to accept the patronage of William Pierrepont, earl of Kingston, whose kindly offer of a chaplaincy he had refused earlier.
Sackett's Harbor was the starting-point of a force of 700 men under a Pole named von Schultz, who in November 1838, during the uprising in Upper Canada (Ontario) attempted to invade Canada, was taken prisoner near Prescott, was tried at Kingston, being defended by Sir John Macdonald, and with nine of his followers was executed in Kingston in December.
Flowing past Hampton Court, opposite to which it receives the Mole on the right, and past Kingston (202),(202), it reaches Teddington (184).
The regattas at Molesey, Kingston, Reading, Marlow and Oxford, as well as many others, attract numerous competitors and spectators.
Kingston House, long the seat of the dukes of Kingston, is a beautiful example of early 17th-century domestic architecture.
He was on intimate terms with apologists for assassination; there is some evidence that he favoured a project for the massacre of the Irish peers while in procession to the House of Lords for the trial of Lord Kingston in May 1798.
Valley gravel borders the Thames, with some interruptions, from Kingston to Greenwich, and extends to a wide belt, with ramifications, from Wandsworth south to Croydon, and in a narrower line from Greenwich towards Bromley.
In this aspect the principal extension of London has been into the counties of Kent and Surrey, to the pleasant hilly districts about Sydenham, Norwood and Croydon, Chislehurst and Orpington, Caterham, Redhill and Reigate, Epsom, Dorking and Leatherhead; and up the valley of the Thames through Richmond to Kingston and Surbiton, Esher and Weybridge, and the many townships on both the Surrey and the Middlesex shores of the river.
Wyat took possession of Southwark, and expected to have been admitted into London; but finding the gates shut against him and the drawbridge cut down he marched to Kingston, the bridge at which place had been destroyed.
wide, is crossed by a chain of five islands, and the lake has its outlet near Kingston, where it discharges into the head of the St Lawrence river between a group of islands.
The principal Canadian ports are Kingston, at the head of the St Lawrence river; Toronto, where the harbour is formed by an island with improved entrance channels constructed both east and west of it; and Hamilton, at the head of the lake, situated on a landlocked lagoon, connected with the main lake by Burlington channel, an artificial cut.
At Kingston the Rideau canal, extending 128 m.
On the death of his father in 924, at some date after the 12th of November, Ethelstan succeeded him and was crowned at Kingston shortly after.
He was crowned at Kingston by Archbishop Odo, and his troubles began at the coronation feast.
These machines were soon adapted to the spinning of wool, and in 1804 a woollen factory was built at Peacedale, South Kingston.
West Indies And British Crown Colonies In Jamaica the Columbian Magazine was founded at Kingston in 1796 and ceased publication in 1800.
MORTLAKE, a village in the Kingston parliamentary division of Surrey, England, on the Thames, 62 m.
Hopeless of the attempt he resigned his commission and embarked for Kingston, Jamaica, in May 1814.
From Kingston Bolivar went to Aux Cayes in Haiti, where he was furnished with a small force by President Petion.
In 1733 he had established a press in Charleston, South Carolina, and soon after did the same in Lancaster, Pa., in New Haven, Conn., in New York, in Antigua, in Kingston, Jamaica, and in other places.
The cities having a population of 15,000 or more in 1905 were: New York City, 4,013,781; Buffalo, 376,587; Rochester, 181,666; Syracuse, 117,503; Albany, 98,374; Troy, 76,910; Utica, 62,934; Yonkers, 61,716; Schenectady, 58,387; Binghamton, 42,036; Elmira, 34,687; Auburn, 31,422; Niagara Falls, 26,560; Newburgh, 26,498; Jamestown, 26,160; Kingston, 25,556; Watertown, 2 5,447; Poughkeepsie, 25,379; Mt.
The first state constitution, adopted by a convention at Kingston, made few changes in the provincial system other than those necessary to establish it on a popular basis, but the powers of the governor were curtailed, especially his powers of appointment and veto.
Clinton met with little difficulty from the principal American defences of the Highlands, consisting of Forts Montgomery and Clinton on the western bank, together with a huge chain and boom stretched across the river to a precipitous mountain (Anthony's Nose) on the opposite bank, and ascended as far as Esopus (now Kingston) which he burned, but he was too late to aid Burgoyne.
The family emigrated to Canada in 1820, settling first at Kingston, Ontario.
At the age of fifteen Macdonald entered a law office; he was called to the bar in 1836, and began practice in Kingston, with immediate success.
In 1844 Sir Charles Metcalfe, in his contest with the Reform party led by Baldwin and Lafontaine, appealed to the electors, and Macdonald was elected to the provincial assembly as Conservative member for Kingston.
For forty-six years of a stormy political life he remained true to the cardinal policy that he had announced to the electors of Kingston in 1844.
KINGSTON, a borough of Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on the North Branch of the Susquehanna river, opposite Wilkes-Barre.
Kingston is served by the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western and the Lehigh Valley railways.
Kingston (at first called "Kingstown," from Kings Towne, Rhode Island) was commonly known in its early days as the "Forty Township," because the first permanent settlement was made by forty pioneers from Connecticut, who were sent out by the Susquehanna Company and took possession of the district in its name in 1769.
Kingston was incorporated as a borough in 1857.
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The exports, chiefly to the United States, include salt, sponges and sisal hemp. Grand Turk is in cable communication with Bermuda and with Kingston, Jamaica, some 420 m.
Richard Cartwright, of Kingston, Upper Canada, as suitable for tutorial work.
During the same year Dr Stuart of Kingston died and was succeeded by his son George O'Kill Stuart, incumbent at York, the capital of the province.
Esquimalt, Halifax, Kingston (Ont.) and Quebec have wellequipped graving-docks.
(1852); Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.
At Kingston (Ont.) is the Royal Military College, to the successful graduates of which a certain number of commissions in the British service is annually awarded.
He knew how to control the ferocious Iroquois, who had cut off France from access to Lake Ontario; to check them he had built a fort where now stands the city of Kingston.
Al' Gill University at Montreal has been enlarged and splendidly endowed by the munificence of a few private individuals; Toronto University by the provincial legislature of Ontario; Queen's University at Kingston largely by the support of its own graduates and friends.
While the older universities have increased greatly in influence and efficiency, the following new foundations have been made since confederation: - University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, 1877; Presbyterian College, Winnipeg, 1870; Methodist College, Winnipeg, 1888; Wesleyan College, Montreal, 1873; Presbyterian College, Montreal, 1868; School of Practical Science, Toronto, 1877; Royal Military College, Kingston, 1875; M`Master University, Toronto, 1888.
In 1696 the first church charter in New York was granted to the Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (now the Collegiate Church) of New York City; at this time there were Dutch ministers at Albany and Kingston, on Long Island and in New Jersey; and for years the Dutch and English (Episcopalian) churches alone received charters in New York and New Jersey - the Dutch church being treated practically as an establishment - and the church of the fort and Trinity (Episcopalian; chartered 1697) were fraternally harmonious.
Kingston was held at the east end of Ontario.
Sound reasoning would have led the Americans to direct their chief attacks on Kingston and Montreal, since success at those points would have isolated the British posts on Lakes Ontario, Erie and Huron.
On Ontario the Americans pushed on their preparations at Sackett's Harbour under Isaac Chauncey; the English were similarly engaged at Kingston.
At the conquest Wimborne was a royal borough, ancient demesne of the crown, and part of the manor of Kingston Lacy, which Henry I.
The town was governed until the 19th century by two bailiffs, chosen annually at a court le g it of the royal manor o Wimborne borough, part of the manor of Kingston Lacy.
KINGSTON, a city and the county-seat of Ulster county, New York, U.S.A., on the Hudson River, at the mouth of Rondout Creek, about 90 m.
Kingston Academy was organized in 1773, and in 1864 was transferred to the Kingston Board of Education and became part of the city's public school system; its present building dates from 1806.
Kingston's principal manufactures are tobacco, cigars and cigarettes, street railway cars and boats; other manufactures are Rosendale cement, bricks, shirts, lace curtains, brushes, motor wheels, sash and blinds.
The English: took possession in 1664, and in 1669 Wiltwyck was named Kingston, after Kingston Lisle, near Wantage, England, the family seat of Governor Francis Lovelace.
In 1777 the convention which drafted the new state constitution met in Kingston, and during part of the year Kingston was the seat of the new state government.
In 1908 the body of George Clinton was removed from Washington, D.C., and reinterred in Kingston on the 250th anniversary of the building of the stockade.
In 1787 Kingston was one of the places contemplated as a site for the national capital.
Schoonmaker, History of Kingston (New York, 1888).
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Canals of Greenwich 88 Longitude West important cities are Ottawa (the capital of the Dominion) (59,9 28 in 1 9 01), Hamilton (52,634), London (37,981), Kingston (17,961).
The others are Queen's University, Kingston (Presbyterian); the Western University, London (Anglican); and the university of Ottawa (Roman Catholic).
At Kingston it supports a dairy school and a large school of mining.
chief points were at the strategic centres of Fort Frontenac (now Kingston), Niagara, Michilimackinac and Sault-Ste-Marie.
Thereafter for almost twenty years, Ontario was traversed only by wandering bands of trappers, chiefly belonging to the Hudson's Bay Company; but in 1782 bands of American loyalists began to occupy the fertile country along the Bay of Quinte, and in the Niagara peninsula, the first settlement being made in 1782 at Kingston.
Ross (q.v.), higher education was aided and a school of practical science established in Toronto and of mining in Kingston; agriculture was fostered, .and an excellent agricultural college founded at Guelph in 1874.
He was admitted to the bar and began to practise law at Kingston, N.Y.
KEW, a township in the Kingston parliamentary division of Surrey, England, situated on the south bank of the Thames, 6 m.
EDWARDSVILLE, a borough of Luzerne county, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., on the north branch of the Susquehanna river, adjoining Kingston and close to the north-western limits of Wilkes-Barre (on the opposite side of the river), in the northeastern part of the state; the official name of the post office is Edwardsdale.
Towards the west, along the Upper Richmond and Kingston roads, there is considerable open country, undulating and well wooded.
The township was incorporated in 1637; it originally included Bridgewater and parts of Pembroke and Kingston.
Here is the Protestant Kingston College, a home for poor gentlefolk, founded by James, Lord Kingston, in 1760.
The seat of the earls of Kingston was built in 1823.
above mean tide), Kingston, Griggston, Weston and Bound Brook, and has one lock (or more) at each of these places.
David's), Woolwich, Kingston - on - Thames (Southwark), Derby (Southwell), St Germans (Truro).
Elizabeth, duchess of Kingston >>
The defences had been strengthened, a fort was built at Cataraqui (now Kingston), Ontario, bearing the governor's name, and conditions of peace had been fairly maintained between the Iroquois on the one hand and the French and their allies, the Ottawas and the Hurons, on the other.
SURBITON, an urban district in the Kingston parliamentary division of Surrey, England, 13 m.
Surbiton is the headquarters of the Kingston Rowing Club and the Thames Sailing Club.
agency on behalf of Kingston Hospital to maintain confidentiality.
Within The Kingston Suite smart casual attire is required.
A planning brief has been presented to Kingston council, which controls the Chessington area.
capital city, Kingston, is the largest on the island.
carnation flower arrangements, try Buds Of Kingston.
He also makes Kingston Black cider and sells bottled ciders.
A Small Business Council discussion paper drawn from a report commissioned from Kingston University ' Measuring Training in Small Firms ' .
continuation Notices given to BT and to Kingston on 23 July 2003.
The hi-tech courtroom being unveiled today at Kingston marks a key milestone.
He served his first curacy at St Nicholas, Kingston upon Hull in the Diocese of York.
Pages about related topics Some photos I took of a World War II bombing decoy near Kingston upon Hull.
Dr. Peter Christie said: " I'm absolutely delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.
delighted, everyone is a champion at Kingston.
ensigns of royalty were destroyed at Kingston, as well as at most other places.
In Hull, however, Kingston Communications charges £ 5 per annum to go ex-directory.
We also have the fiche for Croydon, Kingston and Richmond.
gallery are two permanent galleries telling the story of Kingston and another dedicated to the life and work of pioneer photographer, Eadward Muybridge.
Well, for a start, many Kingston people believe debt slavery is totally immoral.
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