Wilkinson Sentence Examples
Charters were granted to schools in Claiborne, Wilkinson and Amite counties in 1809-1815, and to Port Gibson Academy and Mississippi College, at Clinton, in 1826.
In 1762 he had married the daughter of Isaac Wilkinson, a Wrexham ironmaster.
John Wilkinson and John Story of Westmorland, together with William Rogers of Bristol, raised a party against Fox concerning the management of the affairs of the society, regarding with suspicion any fixed arrangement for meetings for conducting church business, and in fact hardly finding a place for such meetings at all.
With the Spanish governor Estevan Miro, who succeeded Galvez in 1785, James Wilkinson of Kentucky, arrested at New Orleans with a flat-boat of supplies in 1787, intrigued, promising him that Kentucky would secede from the United States and would join the Spanish; but Wilkinson was unsuccessful in his efforts to carry out this plan.
His father, Samuel Davis (1756-1824), who served in the War of Independence, was of Welsh, and his mother, Jane Cook, of Scotch-Irish descent; during his infancy the family moved to Wilkinson county, Mississippi.Advertisement
Other proteges were Crell, a young Pole, the two young Furlys and Harry Wilkinson, a boy who was sent into Furly's office at Rotterdam, and to whom several of the letters still extant in the Record Office are addressed.
Gates recommended him for a brigadier-general's commission for services which another actually performed, and succeeded in gaining it, but their friendship was broken by the collapse of the Conway Cabal against Washington in which both were implicated and about which Wilkinson had indiscreetly blabbed.
Wilkinson then resigned (March 1778) his newly-acquired commission, but later re-entered the service in the quartermaster, He died in London on the 19th of general's department, and was clothier-general from July 1779 to March 1781.
In common with many other army officers Wilkinson now turned toward the West, and in 1784 settled near the Falls of the Ohio (Louisville), where he speedily became, a prominent merchant and farmer and a man of considerable influence.
Wilkinson's ventures were not as lucrative as he hoped for, and in October 1791 he was given a lieut.-colonel's commission in the regular army, possibly, as a contemporary suggested, to keep him out of mischief.Advertisement
Upon Wayne's death in 1796, Wilkinson became general in command of the regular army, retaining his rank as brigadier and likewise his Spanish pension.
In 1803 Wilkinson was one of the commissioners to receive Louisiana from France, and in 1805 became governor of that portion of the Purchase above the 33rd parallel, with headquarters at St Louis.
In the ensuing trial at Richmond the prisoners were released for lack of sufficient evidence to convict, and Wilkinson himself emerged with a much damaged reputation.
On the other hand, Tate Wilkinson says that Garrick's production of Hamlet in 1773 was well received at Drury Lane even by the galleries, " though without their favourite acquaintances the gravediggers."
He ended the series, as Tate Wilkinson says, " in full glory " with " the youthful Don Felix "in Mrs Centlivre's Wonder on the 10th of June 1776.Advertisement
Rawlinson, assisted in the copious notes and appendices accompanying the work by Sir Gardner Wilkinson and Sir Henry Rawlinson.
The delay, together with the proposal of John Jay, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs and commissioner to negotiate a commercial treaty with the Spanish envoy, to surrender navigation rights on the lower Mississippi for twenty-five years in order to remove the one obstacle to the negotiations, aroused so much feeling that General James Wilkinson and a few other leaders began to intrigue not only for a separation from Virginia, but also from the United States, and for the formation of a close alliance with the Spanish at New Orleans.
In 1812 Congress annexed to the Mississippi Territory the Mobile District of West Florida, claiming that it was included in the Louisiana Purchase; and in the following year General James Wilkinson occupied this district with a military force, the Spanish commandant offering no resistance.
Wilkinson's preliminary discourses to these translations and his criticisms of Coleridge's comments upon Swedenborg displayed a striking aptitude not only for mystical.
No special development has to be reported, except the great extension of John Wilkinson's Mildmay Mission to the Jews, and its energy in the free distribution of Hebrew New Testaments.Advertisement
During his residence, the first principal of Magdalen Hall, John Hussee, was succeeded by John Wilkinson, who ruled in the interest of the Calvinistic party in the university.
In the same year Hobbes was recommended by Wilkinson as tutor to the son of William Cavendish, baron of Hardwick (afterwards 2nd earl of Devonshire), and thus began a lifelong connexion with a great and powerful family.
The sportsman appears, occasionally at least, in the later periods, to have gone to cover in his chariot or on horseback; according to Wilkinson, when the dogs threw off in a level plain of great extent, it was even usual for him "to remain in his chariot, and, urging his horses to their full speed, endeavour to turn or intercept them as they doubled, discharging a well-directed arrow whenever they came within its range."
Wilkinson in his description of ancient Egypt shows clearly the great antiquity of the ordinary processes of preparing flax.
About the time when he attained his majority he abandoned the Hebrew faith and conformed to the Anglican Church, a change which seems to have been connected with his marriage to Miss Wilkinson, which took place in 1793.Advertisement
Soon after his death the story of the miracle of "Garnet's Straw" was circulated all over Europe, according to which a blood-stained straw from the scene of execution which came into the hands of one John Wilkinson, a young and fervent Roman Catholic, who was present, developed Garnet's likeness.
In July 1813 he was commissioned brigadier-general in the regular army, and in January 1814 he was promoted major-general and succeeded General James Wilkinson in command of the forces at Niagara.
This man is one gifted clairvoyants in England, tho Tom Tyrrell the weaver, Aaron Wilkinson, and others are very marvelous.
Dr. Horace Wilkinson was still looking moodily out of the window, when there came a sharp clang at the bell.
The new building, intended to accommodate 180 inmates, was was designed by George Wilkinson of Witney.
Messrs. Emerson, Shields, and Wilkinson were master sinkers working under Mr. Coulson.
Wilkinson Eyre goes Dutch The Netherlands ' first suspension bridge, designed by Wilkinson Eyre Architects, has been lifted into place.
At the 1985 AGM Gordon Wilkinson gave us our first taste of CD sound with Neville Marriner's recording of the Beethoven Eroica symphony.
By the way, Mrs Wilkinson says ta very much for the fruit basket.
Frankfort (said to have been named after Stephen Frank, one of an early pioneer party ambushed here by Indians) was founded in 1786 by General James Wilkinson, then deeply interested in trade with the Spanish at New Orleans, and in the midst of his Spanish intrigues.
Such scholars as Lepsius, Brugsch, de Rouge, Lenormant, Birch, Mariette, Maspero and Erman have perfected the studies of Young and Champollion; while at the same time these and a considerable company of other explorers, most notable of whom are Gardner Wilkinson and Professor Flinders Petrie, have brought to light a vast accumulation of new material, much of which has the highest importance from the standpoint of the historian.
The first settlers were chiefly followers of Jemima Wilkinson (1753-1819), a religious enthusiast, born in Cumberland township, Providence county, Rhode Island, who asserted that she had received a divine commission.
Secondly Tom Temple, seconded by Wally Wilkinson that his membership be reinstated immediately.
Adrian Wilkinson is professor of human resource management at Loughborough University Business School.
Mr Wilkinson resumed the Chair and thanked the meeting for their continued confidence in him.
At the 1985 AGM Gordon Wilkinson gave us our first taste of CD sound with Neville Marriner 's recording of the Beethoven Eroica symphony.
She and fellow Hef girlfriends, Bridget Marquardt and Kendra Wilkinson, posed for the November 2005 cover and inside spread to promote The Girls Next Door.
She also was featured with Marquardt and Wilkinson in the September 2006 issue.
The latest celebrity reality show pitted the likes of gossipmonger Perez Hilton against Kendra Wilkinson from The Girls Next Door for the title of top celebrity rapper.
In the end, it was down to Jackson and Wilkinson.
As everyone knows by now, Hef and his three ladies, Kendra Wilkinson, Holly Madison and Bridget Marquardt have called it quits.
Former Girls Next Door playmate Kendra Wilkinson is engaged.
Holly Madison is having thoughts of settling down and having children and Kendra Wilkinson is planning a wedding.
On a different sort of "fun fact" note, Wilkinson's mom was once a cheerleader for the Philadelphia Eagles.
Wilkinson's father left her family when she was young, so Hef seems the logical choice.
Kendra Wilkinson's bio may not be as elaborate as some reality television stars, but she sure is getting there.
Kendra Leigh Wilkinson was born June 12, 1985 in San Diego, California.
It's no secret that Wilkinson loves sports -- specifically football -- and loves to play the game just as much as she loves to watch it.
It was by chance that Kendra Wilkinson met Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner.
He liked what he saw, so he invited Wilkinson (and her two dogs) to move into the mansion and be one of his girlfriends.
However, the newer episodes will be shot without Wilkinson, Madison and Marquardt.
Wilkinson wanted to experience life on her own.
Wilkinson quickly discovered that she had a life after Hefner.
On several episodes of The Girls Next Door, Wilkinson touted her love for the Olive Garden Italian restaurant, claiming it was her "soul food."
Wilkinson's reputation, however, has been anything but family friendly.
The Girls Next Door was just the first step in Kendra Wilkinson's professional life.
Kendra Wilkinson graduated from massage therapy school in 2006.
Fans of the original Girls Next Door will be pleased to know they can still find Kendra Wilkinson on E!.
On Kendra, viewers get a look at Wilkinson's life as she moves on from the mansion and tries to build a new world with her husband, NFL player Hank Baskett.
The first season of Kendra Wilkinson on E! started in May 2009, and finished in July of that year.