Prescott, History of the Reign of Philip II.
WILLIAM HICKLING PRESCOTT (1796-1859), American historian, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on the 4th of May 1796.
His grandfather was Colonel William Prescott (1726-1795), who commanded at the battle of Bunker Hill; and his father was a well-known lawyer.
As an historian Prescott stands in the direct line of literary descent from Robertson, whose influence is clearly discernible both in his method and style.
But, while Robertson was in some measure the initiator of a movement, Prescott came to his task when the range of information was incomparably wider and when progress in sociologic theory had thrown innumerable convergent lights upon the progress of events.
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.
Prescott, History of the Conquest of Mexico, New 4 The great majority of the maps in this work are made by this process.
Prescott, Life of Philip II.
(For illustrations see America, Plate V.) The story of the conquest has been told by Prescott and Helps, who give ample references to original authorities; it will be sufficient here to enumerate the dates of the conquest by leading events.
Prescott, History of the Conquest of Peru (3 vols., Philadelphia, 1868); A.
In history, Winthrop and Bradford laid the foundations of her story in the very beginning; but the best example of the colonial period is Thomas Hutchinson, and in later days Bancroft, Sparks, Palfrey, Prescott, Motley and Parkman.
JAMES PRESCOTT JOULE (1818-1889), English physicist, was born on the 24th of December 1818, at Salford, near Manchester.
6 Ibid., p. 152; Prescott, Conquest of Mexico, iii.
Szajnocha, however, like Thierry and the American Prescott, did not abandon his studies.
In the New World, according to Prescott, King Nezahualcoyotl had zoological gardens at Tezcuco in Mexico in the middle of the 15th century, whilst in the next century Cortes found aviaries and fishponds at Iztapalapan.
Prescott, History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella (1837), where the original authorities are exhaustively enumerated; and for later researches, Baron de Nervo, Isabella the Catholic, translated by Lieut.-Col.
Prescott, Conquest of Mexico (3 vols., London, 1845); and the works of Gomara, Helps, Kingsborough, Las Casas, Sahagun and Justin Winsor.
Benjamin Franklin Prescott Natt Head..
4 Prescott, Conquest of Mexico, i.
6 Prescott, Mexico, iii.
To these is added a very important crop of melons, a special large-fruited variety known as the Prescott Canteloup being the most favoured.
Prescott, Reign of Philip H.
Prescott, Nathaniel Bowditch, Jones Very and W.
His grandfather, Andreas, originally a Bremen merchant, was one of the founders (1st of January 1766) of the banking-house of Grote, Prescott & Company in Threadneedle Street, London (the name of Grote did not disappear from the firm till 1879).
It is served by the Arizona Eastern and the Santa Fe, Prescott & Phoenix railways, the former connecting at Maricopa (35 m.
Distant) with the Southern Pacific and the latter connecting at Ash Fork, near Prescott (194 m.
Of Prescott drains into the Colorado, and to the S.
The largest towns in 1900 were Tucson, Phoenix, which is the capital, Prescott (pop. 3559), Jerome (pop. 1890, 250; in 1900, 2861); Winslow (pop. 1890, 363; in 1900, 1305), Nogales (pop. 1900, 1761), and Bisbee.
The territorial capital was first at Prescott (1863-1867), then at Tucson (1867-1877), again at Prescott (1877-1889), and finally, at Phoenix (since 1889).
See also Prescott, History of Ferdinand and Isabella.
In 1847 Thomson first met James Prescott Joule at the Oxford meeting of the British Association.