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He died in Springfield, Illinois, on the 10th of September 1900.
In addition to St Louis, 2 Kansas City and St Joseph, the leading cities in 1900 were Joplin, Springfield, Sedalia, Hannibal, Jefferson City, Carthage, Webb City and Moberly.
On the 10th of August 1861 at Wilson's Creek, near Springfield, General Nathaniel Lyon was defeated by a superior Confederate force in one of the bloodiest battles of the war.
He had organized the Springfield Presbytery, but in 1804 with his five fellow ministers signed "The Last Will and Testament of the Springfield Presbytery," giving up that name and calling themselves "Christians."
Springfield is served by the Springfield division of the New York & New England, the Hartford division of the New York, New Haven & Hartford, the Connecticut River division of the Boston & Maine, and the Athol division and the main line of the Boston & Albany railways, and by inter-urban electric railway lines.Advertisement
He spoke at Concord, ' Douglas and Lincoln first met in public debate (four on a side) in Springfield in December 1839.
In 1898 he purchased the Dayton News and five years later the Springfield Press-Republic, subsequently named the Daily News, these papers being known thereafter as the Newspaper League of Ohio.
The national government began in 1825 to extend the National Road across Ohio from Bridgeport, opposite Wheeling, West Virginia, through Zanesville and Columbus, and completed it to Springfield in 1837.
The largest cities are Cleveland, Cincinnati, Toledo, Columbus (the capital), Dayton, Youngstown, Akron, Springfield, Canton, Hamilton, Zanesville and Lima.
It is the fifth state capitol of Illinois and the second erected in Springfield.Advertisement
Lincoln's home (erected in 1839 and bought by Lincoln in 1844) in Springfield is well preserved by the state.
Springfield is a trading and shipping centre for a prosperous agricultural region, and ships large quantities of bituminous coal from the immediate vicinity.
In 1821 the place was chosen to be the county-seat of the newly created Sangamon county and was named Springfield.
Springfield was incorporated as a town in 1832 and chartered as a city in 1840.
In 1837 the state legislature passed a bill making Springfield the capital, and in December 1839 the legislature first met here.Advertisement
See Samuel Orcutt and Ambrose Beardsley, History of the Old Town of Derby (Springfield, 1880); and the Town Records of Derby from 1655 to 1710 (Derby, 1901).
The leading state institutions are the state university (1882) at Vermilion, the agricultural college (1884) and the agricultural experiment station at Brookings, the state school of mines (1886) at Rapid City, and normal schools at Spearfish, Madison, Aberdeen and Springfield.
On the 26th of June 1857 Lincoln in a speech at Springfield answered Douglas's speech of the 12th in which he made over his doctrine of popular sovereignty to suit the Dred Scott decision.
Before the actual debate in 1858 Douglas made a speech in Chicago on the 9th of July, to which Lincoln replied the next day; Douglas spoke at Bloomington on the 16th of July and Lincoln answered him in Springfield on the 17th.
During the campaign Lincoln remained in Springfield, making few speeches and writing practically no letters for publication.Advertisement
Among the others are two by Thomas Ball, one in statuary hall in the Capitol at Washington, and one in Boston; two - one in Rochester, N.Y., and one in Springfield, Ill.
First settled in 1679, Enfield was a part of the township of Springfield, Massachusetts, until 1683, when it was made a separate township; in 1749 it became a part of Connecticut.
The first railway constructed in the West was the Northern-Cross railroad from Meredosia on the Illinois river to Springfield, completed in 1842; during the last thirty years of the 19th century Illinois had a larger railway mileage than any of the American states, her mileage in January 1909 amounting to 12,215.63 m., second only to that of Texas.
These seven were Chicago (1,698,575), the second city in population in the United States, Peoria (56,100), Quincy (36,252), Springfield (34,159), Rockford (31,051), East St Louis (29,655), and Joliet (29,353).
She married in 1848 William Stevens Robinson (1818-1876), who wrote in1856-1876the political essays signed ' Warrington " for the Springfield Republican.Advertisement
He was an intimate and trusted friend of President Lincoln, who considered his advice of great value, and at whose grave in Springfield he spoke the la!t words.
Troy is served by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis and the Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton railways, and by the Dayton & Troy and the Springfield, Troy & Piqua electric inter-urban lines.
In 1877 he began to practise law in Springfield, 1ltass.
Worcester is served by the Boston & Albany, the New York, New Haven & Hartford and the Boston & Maine railways, and is connected with Springfield and Boston by interurban electric lines.
Here the famous Springfield muskets used by the Federal forces during the Civil War were manufactured (800,000 having been made during that struggle) and it is still the principal manufactory of small arms for the United States army.Advertisement
Springfield has a good system of parks (under a board of park commissioners) with a total acreage of 550 acres.
Among the hospitals are the Mercy Hospital (1896, under the Sisters of Divine Providence), the Wesson Memorial (formerly Hampden Homeopathic) Hospital (1900), the Wesson Maternity Hospital (1906), and the Springfield Hospital (1883).
The Springfield public school system is excellent, and in addition to the regular high school there are a technical high school, a vocational school, and a kindergarten training school.
Springfield is noted for the diversity of its industries.
In 1905 the capital invested in manufacturing establishments was $24,081,099, and in the value of its factory products ($25,860,250, not including those of the U.S. Arsenal; 42.4% more than in 1900) Springfield ranked ninth among the cities of Massachusetts.Advertisement
The principal newspapers are the Springfield Republican (Independent; weekly, 1824; morning, 1844), one of the most able and influential journals in New England, which since its establishment by Samuel Bowles (q.v.) has been the property of the Bowles family; the Union (Republican; morning, evening, and weekly; 1864); the Daily News (Democratic 1880); and the Springfield Homestead (tri-weekly; 1878).
Springfield was founded in 1636 by a company of settlers from Roxbury led by William Pynchon (1590-1662).
In 1640 the name was changed to Springfield, after the native place of William Pynchon in Essex, England.
In King Philip's War Springfield was a centre of hostilities.
Springfield was somewhat out of the track of operations of the warfare between the French and English in America, as it was later in the War of Independence; but men from Springfield served in all these conflicts.Advertisement
Springfield remained little more than a large country market town until the completion of the Boston & Albany railway in 1839.
Springfield was a strong abolition centre before the Civil War, and from here active plans were put in operation for sending material aid in the form of men and arms to the "free state" party in Kansas.
It is served by the New York, New Haven & Hartford railway and by electric lines to Hartford and to Springfield, Massachusetts.
In 1837 he was appointed by President Van Buren registrar of the land office at Springfield, which had just become the state capital.
I The best compositor in the story, I thing, is Bruce Springfield, the Boss.Advertisement
These factors drive in the neck auto insurance Springfield Illinois premiums for drivers.
Among several advantages of the 1903 Springfield action was the readily demountable firing pin.
We were somewhat startled recently to see a " Springfield Scout " proclaimed on the cover of the American Rifleman.
In the city are the state library (1842), the state law library (1839), the Illinois historical library (1889), of which the State Historical Society (1903) is a department, and the Illinois Supreme Court library; several educational institutions, including Concordia-Seminar (Evangelical Lutheran), the Ursuline Academy (Roman Catholic), and the Academy of the Sacred Heart (Roman Catholic); the Springfield hospital (1897; Lutheran), and the St John's hospital (1875; under the Sisters of St Francis), two orphanages, two homes for aged women, and a sanatorium; the permanent grounds of the State Fair (157 acres), and a state rifle range and militia camp-ground (160 acres).
A mass meeting, which met at Springfield in July, at the instance of 1 The influence of immigration and sectionalism upon Illinois politics is well illustrated by the fact that the first six governors (1818-1838) were born in the Southern states, six of the eight United States senators of that period were also Southern born, and all of the representatives, with one exception, also came to Illinois from the Southern states.Advertisement
Miss Anne Mansfield Sullivan was born at Springfield, Massachusetts.
Springfield House, spared on the creation of Springfield park, is a five-bayed stuccoed villa with a Tuscan porch.
Basically, what Ms. Springfield is saying is that you can't just wait around for him to notice that you are butt-crazy in love with him- you have to tell him!
His family moved to Springfield, Missouri, soon after he was born.
Carnival tents, a tremendous Krusty-themed entrance, and extended clips and new ride-exclusive animation can be found throughout the queue and preshow areas to help guests feel like they are a part of Springfield.
There are several Six Flags theme park locations in the northeastern states, including parks in Maryland, New Jersey, and New York, but only the Springfield, Massachusetts park is officially known as Six Flags New England.
Whether you are searching for Mr. Buddy's murderer or the killer of Mr. Burns, whether the crime occurred in the study or somewhere in the town of Springfield, the game still employs the skills of logic and deduction.
Homer - The father, who is a safety inspector at the Springfield Nuclear Power Plant.
The rules for playing the game are the same as the classic Monopoly game; however, the properties are named after the one-of-a-kind landmarks from Springfield, the city in the television series.
Martindale's Natural market is located in Springfield, PA, in the Olde Sproul Shopping Center.
The history of Rick Springfield on General Hospital goes all the way back to 1981, when he joined the show's cast as the heartthrob surgeon Dr. Noah Drake.
In 2005, Springfield returned to after a 23 year absence.
Since 2007, Springfield continued to appear on the ABC soap in a recurring or guest starring role as storyline dictated and his schedule allowed.
Even though Springfield's character initially left the show after just a few years, he returned more than 23 years later, still as handsome as ever.
During Springfield's first stint on General Hospital, his character was quite the ladies' man.
Springfield's character was very popular with GH fans, so when the actor departed the show to focus on his music career, the story line left the door open for him to return.
Quite a bit of time lapsed before Springfield rejoined the show's cast.
Dr. Noah Drake's return to General Hospital was introduced as a result of a chance meeting between Springfield's character and another General Hospital physician in a Manhattan Bar.
Springfield's character agreed to return to the show after being persuaded to do so by Dr, Robin Scorpio, played by actress Kimberly Anne McCullough, who requested his assistance with a difficult case.
During the years between Springfield's initial stint on the show, the character got married and had a child, yet focused on his career to the exclusion of his family.
During Springfield's stint on the program during 2006 and 2007, his character managed to quit drinking and started healing his relationship with Patrick Drake, his son.
In soap opera like fashion, Patrick and Robin begin dating, and Springfield's character got involved with Robin's mother, the beautiful Anna Devane (played by Finola Hughes).
Springfield even ended up using his musical talents on the show.
While working at GH, rock star musician Eli Love (also played by Springfield) checked into the hospital with a serious illness.
Since 2007, Springfield has made several appearances on General Hospital as a guest star as his schedule allows.
You can view clips from Springfield's 1980s performances on General Hospital on RickSpringfieldFans.com.
Footage from the program where Springfield's character was injured by a bomb.
You can view highlights of Springfield's 2006-2007 stint on the program on SoapsOnABC.com.
Guiding Light spoilers focus on the lives, loves and personal conflicts of residents of Springfield.
Springfield is the third name for the town the residents occupy on the show.
Originally, they lived in Five Points and Selby Flats, only later did they move to the fictional town of Springfield, Illinois.
Each writer has left an indelible mark on Springfield's landscape.
New fans and old mingle, sharing their joint passion for Guiding Light and the characters that populate the town of Springfield.
There are several "Life and Love in Springfield" forum categories, each of which focuses on different characters.
In 2006, fan favorite Rick Springfield (Noah Drake/Eli Stone on General Hospital) performed on an outdoor stage.
Over the years, many stars have been a part of the the popular soap opera's cast including Demi Moore, Elizabeth Taylor, Genie Francis, Rick Springfield and more.
To host a cross over when Guiding Light's Mike Bauer traveled from Springfield to Bay City.
Crossovers of popular AW characters such as Cass and Jake would occur after the show was canceled with Jake McKinnon relocating to Oakdale (As the World Turns) and attorney Cass Winthrop taking cases in both Oakdale and Springfield.
Producers of General Hospital have used misdirection by sending out false spoilers, particularly when needing to recast a popular character (Carly Corinthos) or bringing back a popular veteran (Rick Springfield, Finola Hughes, Emma Samms).
When Another World ended in 1999, characters like Jake McKinnon and Cass Winthrop moved from the fictional Bay City to Oakdale (ATWT) although Cass is a frequent visitor to Springfield as well (GL).
Rick Springfield - While he had been building a rock star career in the States for years, he became a household name playing Dr. Noah Drake on General Hospital.
Influenced by past soul greats, like Aretha Franklin, Dusty Springfield and Roberta Flack, Stone released her first album, The Soul Sessions, in 2003.
East Liverpool leads in the manufacture of pottery; Toledo in flour and grist mill products; Springfield in agricultural implements; Cincinnati and Columbus in boots and shoes; Cleveland in women's clothing.
Holyoke was originally a part of Springfield, and after 1774 of West Springfield.
It is served by the St Louis & San Francisco, the Missouri, Kansas & Texas, and the Kansas City, Clinton & Springfield railways.
According to the census of 1900 there were 33 incorporated cities in Massachusetts, of which 8 had between 12,000 and 20,000 inhabitants; 5 between 20,000 and 25,000 (Everett, North Adams, Quincy, Waltham, Pittsfield); 2 io between 25,000 and 50,000 (Holyoke, Brockton, Haverhill, Salem, Chelsea, Malden, Newton, Fitchburg, Taunton, Gloucester); 7 between 50,000 and ioo,000 (Lowell, Cambridge, Lynn, Lawrence, New Bedford, Springfield, Somerville); and 3 more than roo,000 inhabitants, viz.
About 000 insurgents under Shays assembled at Springfield on the 26th of September to prevent the sitting there of the Supreme Court, from which they feared indictments.
To protect the court and the national arsenal at Springfield, for which the Federal government was powerless to provide a guard, MajorGeneral William Shepard (1737-1817) ordered out the militia, called for volunteers, and supplied them with arms from the arsenal, and the court sat for three days.
While Lincoln was at Worcester Shays planned to capture the arsenal at Springfield, but on the 25th of January Shepard's men fired upon Shays's followers, killing four and putting the rest to flight.
He graduated from Brown University in 1858, studied law in the office of Abraham Lincoln, was admitted to the bar in Springfield, Illinois, in 1861, and soon afterwards was selected by President Lincoln as assistant private secretary, in which capacity he served till the president's death, being associated with John George Nicolay (1832-1901).
In the legislature, like the other representatives of that county, who were called the "Long Nine," because of their stature, he worked for internal improvements, for which lavish appropriations were made, and for the division of Sangamon county and the choice of Springfield as the state capital, instead of Vandalia.
In April 1837 he quitted New Salem, and removed to Springfield, which was the county-seat and was soon to become the capital of the state, to begin practice in a partnership with Stuart, which was terminated in April 1841; from that time until September 1843 he was junior partner to Stephen Trigg Logan (1800-1880), and from 1843 until his death he was senior partner of William Henry Herndon (1818-1891).
On the 4th of October 1854 in Springfield, in reply to a speech on the Nebraska question by Douglas delivered the day before, Lincoln made a remarkable speech four hours long, to which Douglas replied on the next day; and in the fortnight immediately following Lincoln attacked Douglas's record again at Bloomington and at Peoria.
It is served by the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St Louis (which has large shops here) and the Ohio Central railways; also by the Dayton, Springfield & Urbana electric railway.