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  • The town was formerly known as South Stockton, and is still included in the parliamentary borough of Stockton (it is within the Cleveland division of the county), but was incorporated as a separate municipal borough in 1892.
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  • As used by George Stephenson on the Stockton & Darlington and Whitstable & Canterbury lines they weighed 28 lb per yard.
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  • On the Stockton & Darlington railway, which was authorized by parliament in 1821, animal power was at first proposed, but on the advice of Stephenson, its engineer, steam-engines were adopted.
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  • The example of the Stockton & Darlington line was followed by the Monklands railway in Scotland, opened in 1826, and several other small lines - including the Canterbury & Whitstable, worked partly by fixed engines and partly by locomotives - quickly adopted steam traction.
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  • He refused calls to churches in Dublin and Rotterdam, and in 1766 declined an invitation brought him by Richard Stockton to go to America as president of the College of New Jersey (now Princeton University); but he accepted a second invitation and left Paisley in May 1768.
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  • On his return he assisted his father in surveying the Stockton & Darlington and Liverpool && Manchester lines, but in 1824 he accepted an engagement in South America to take charge of the engineering operations of the Colombian Mining Association of London.
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  • 8 Speaker of senate, Stockton dying in 1846.
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  • Stockton and General John C. Fremont before Los Angeles caused both factions to unite against a common foe.
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  • A garrison of fifty men, left in control, was compelled in October to withdraw on account of a revolt of the inhabitants, and Los Angeles was not retaken until General Philip Kearny and Commodore Stockton entered the city on the 18th of January 1847.
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  • Before the igth century Darlington was noted for the manufacture of linen, worsted and flax, but it owes its modern importance to the opening of the railway between Darlington and Stockton on the 27th of September 1825.
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  • He studied law at Princeton, New Jersey, in the office of Richard Stockton, whose sister Hannah he married in 1762, and in November 1760 he was licensed as a counsellor and attorney-at-law, afterwards practising at Elizabethtown, New Jersey.
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  • Sloat, after seizing Monterey, transferred his command to Commodore Robert Field Stockton (1795-1866), who made Fremont major of a battalion; and by January 1847 Stockton and Fremont completed the conquest of California.
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  • This created a conflict of authority between Stockton and Kearny, both of whom were Fremont's superior officers.
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  • Stockton, ignoring Kearny, commissioned Fremont military commandant and governor.
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  • The most northerly grove and the nearest to San Francisco is the Calaveras Grove near Stockton; the Mariposa Grove just south of the Yosemite National Park, is a state reservation and easily accessible to tourists.
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  • These 11 cities were: San Francisco (pop. 342,782), Los Angeles (102,479), Oakland (66,960), Alameda (16,464), Berkeley (13,214), - the last three being suburbs of San Francisco, and the last the seat of the state university, - Sacramento, the state capital (29,282), San Jose (21,500), San Diego (17,700), Stockton (17,506), Fresno (12,470), and Pasadena (9117).
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  • There are state hospitals for the insane at Agnew, Santa Clara county; at Stockton, San Joaquin county; at Napa, Napa county; at Patton, San Bernardino county; and, with a colony of tubercular patients, at Ukiah, Mendocino county.
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  • There is a floating dock to lift 2000 tons, and at Stockton there is a patent slip to take large vessels for repair.
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  • Most of the suburbs are separate municipalities, namely, Stockton, Carrington, Wickham, Hamilton, Merewether, Adamstown, Waratah, New Lambton, Lambton, Wallsend and Plattsburg.
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  • Stockton (1795-1866), president of the Company, contributed greatly to its financial success.
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  • In 1846 an act was passed designating slaves as apprentices bound to service until discharged by their owners, and providing that children of 1 The election to the U.S. Senate in 1865 of John Potter Stockton (1826-1900), a great-grandson of Richard Stockton, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, created hardly less excitement than the Broad Seal War.
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  • He permitted many members of his regiment who had been prospectors in California to prospect the territory, with the result that mines were located at Stockton, Bingham Canyon, Little Cottonwood and elsewhere; but attempts to smelt lead-silver ore near Stockton about 1866 were not successful, and the mining of precious metals did not become an established industry in the Territory until about 1870.
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  • In 1830 the Stockton & Darlington railway was extended to Middlesbrough; four years later the town was lighted with gas; and after six years more a public market was established.
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  • In 1839 he went as representative of Mr Leather to take charge of the construction of the Stockton & Hartlepool railway and remained as manager of the line after it was finished.
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  • At this time Captain Stockton, of the United States navy, gave an order for a small iron vessel to be built by Laird of Birkenhead, and to be fitted by Ericsson with engines and screw.
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  • David is based at Nel's Stockton office and is responsible for carrying out in-house financial due diligence.
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  • Leading the sale at 750gns was a two shear ewe sired by Stockton Dominator and out of a Bridgestone Hercules ewe sired by Stockton Dominator and out of a Bridgestone Hercules ewe.
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  • Angry truckers celebrated this May Day by blocking freeways in Los Angeles and container terminals in Oakland and Stockton.
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  • Stockton has seen a massive influx of African asylum seekers, many from areas where AIDS is at epidemic proportions.
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  • It brought together municipal transport administrations from South Bank to Stockton on Tees.
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  • Leading the sale at 750gns was a two shear ewe sired by Stockton Dominator and out of a Bridgestone Hercules ewe.
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  • Redcar rose from obscurity in 1846 when an extension of the Stockton and Darlington Railroad brought industry and seaside day trippers to the area.
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  • Stockton Brook Top Lock No 9. The old stables have been turned into a house, with rather unsightly conservatories.
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  • There was also the 1808 tramroad link to Newport which inspired the Stockton to Darlington railroad.
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  • Located in Stockton, Missouri, Agape Christian Boarding School offers individual, group, and family counseling.
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  • The square itself is bordered by Geary Street, Powell Street, Post Street and Stockton Street, with shopping areas reaching several blocks in all directions.
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  • The Ellis O'Farrell Garage: located off Ellis Street between Powell and Stockton.
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  • The Union Square Garage: located off Geary Street between Powell and Stockton.
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