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 Ludwig van Beethoven
His reputation went far beyond Vienna: the late Mass was first heard in St. Petersburg, and the initial commission that produced the Choral Symphony had come from the Philharmonic Society of London.
When, early in 1827, he died, 10,000 are said to have attended the funeral.
Unlike composers of the preceding generation, he had never been a purveyor of music to the nobility he had lived into the age - indeed helped create it - of the artist as hero and the property of mankind at large.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/beethoven.html   (887 words)

One of Smith’s books describes the flag from 1827, based on US flag, but with a white cross instead of the stars.
The original (1827) flag of Liberia had a white cross on a blue canton.
British warships operating against the slave trade in West Africa didn’t recognize the Liberian flag and so in order to legitimize it (the flag) the territory was declared independent.
flagspot.net /flags/lr.html   (1057 words)

 The Thomas Jefferson Papers - (American Memory from the Library of Congress)
Document types in the collection as a whole include correspondence, commonplace books, financial account books, and manuscript volumes.
The collection is organized into ten series or groupings, ranging in date from 1606 to 1827.
Well documented are his two administrations as president from 1801 through 1809, when he engineered the purchase of the Louisiana territory and maintained American neutrality in the conflict between France and Great Britain that led to the War of 1812.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/mtjhtml/mtjhome.html   (177 words)

On the morning of Monday 5 March 1827 Laplace died.
Few events would cause the Academy to cancel a meeting but they did on that day as a mark of respect for one of the greatest scientists of all time.
in October 1827 not to fill the vacant place for another 6 months did not result in an appointment at that stage, some further months elapsing before Puissant was elected as Laplace's successor.
www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk /history/Mathematicians/Laplace.html   (3691 words)

 Illinois & Michigan Canal Teaching Package - Introduction
In 1827 at the behest of Daniel P. Cook, the lone Illinois delegate in the U.S. House of Representatives, Congress made a better offer.
In Illinois the General Assembly passed an act in January of 1827 which provided for a board of canal commissioners who were to lay out the route, select the alternate sections donated, and commence land sales to raise the funds required to finance the undertaking.
These measures were accomplished and public land sales were conducted in Springfield in April and in Chicago in September of 1830.
www.cyberdriveillinois.com /departments/archives/i&mpack/i&mintro.html   (3952 words)

 Horace and Mary Austin Holley
Horace Holley (February 13, 1781-July 31, 1827) was a Unitarian minister, a popular orator and President of the University of Transylvania in Lexington, Kentucky.
Mary Phelps Austin Holley (October 30, 1784-August 2, 1846) was an advocate of Texas independence and statehood.
In 1827, having lost the support of the Governor of Kentucky, he resigned.
www.uua.org /uuhs/duub/articles/maryaustinholley.html   (1724 words)

 Pierre Simon Laplace (1749 - 1827)
From `A Short Account of the History of Mathematics' (4th edition, 1908) by W. Rouse Ball.
Pierre Simon Laplace was born at Beaumont-en-Auge in Normandy on March 23, 1749, and died at Paris on March 5, 1827.
He was the son of a small cottager or perhaps a farm-labourer, and owed his education to the interest excited in some wealthy neighbours by his abilities and engaging presence.
www.maths.tcd.ie /pub/HistMath/People/Laplace/RouseBall/RB_Laplace.html   (2309 words)

 RFC 1827 (rfc1827) - IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
RFC 1827 - IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP)
Network Working Group R. Atkinson Request for Comments: 1827 Naval Research Laboratory Category: Standards Track August 1995 IP Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements.
Please refer to the current edition of the "Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and status of this protocol.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1827.html   (3618 words)

 NGA - Selections from Audubon's The Birds of America (1827-1838)
Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Baltimore Oriole, 1827
Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Carolina Pigeon or Turtle Dove, 1827
Robert Havell after John James Audubon, Carolina Parrot, 1827
www.nga.gov /collection/gallery/birdsam/birdsam-main1.html   (349 words)

 Biography of James Morris Chase from the Class Meeting of the Class of 1827 of Dartmouth
After graduating, in the autumn of 1827, he took charge of a private school in Shelby Co., Ky., which he taught ten years; during which time, he also studied theology under the care of the Louisville Presbytery, and, by that body, was licensed to preach, in 1831.
In 1837, be removed to Macomb, Ill., where he has since resided, cultivating a farm, and supplying several churches which be has gathered in the vicinity.
Source: Class of 1827, of Dartmouth College; Proceedings at their meeting in July, 1852; and Brief Notices of the Members.
genealogyfinds.com /dartmouth/chase.htm   (272 words)

 New Orleans Bee Home
The New Orleans Bee/ L’Abeille de la Nouvelle-Orléans was a French language newspaper published in New Orleans beginning on September 1, 1827.
The New Orleans Bee was originally published three times a week, but became a daily after a few years.
Issues of The New Orleans Bee from September 1827 to December 1923 are accessible here.
www.jefferson.lib.la.us /genealogy/NewOrleansBeeMain.htm   (298 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: The Treaty of London For Greek Independence, July 6, 1827, excerpts
The Treaty of London for Greek Independence, July 6, 1827, excerpts
In witness whereof, the respective Plenipotentiaries have signed the same, and have affixed thereto the Seals of their Arms.
Done at London, the 6th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, 1827.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1827gktreaty.html   (830 words)

 Members of the Dartmouth Class of 1827
Members of the Dartmouth Class of 1827, and links to sketches about the class members.
The members of the Dartmouth Class of 1827 met July 28, 1852.
A booklet was published for the members of the class which contained the notes of the meeting, as well as short sketches of each class member.
genealogyfinds.com /dartmouth/class.htm   (330 words)

 BEGINNINGS OF PHOTOGRAPHY, The: A History of Photography, by Robert Leggat:
At the beginning of the nineteenth century Thomas Wedgwood was conducting experiments; he had successfully captured images, but his silhouettes could not survive, as there was no known method of making the image permanent.
The first successful picture was produced in June/July 1827 by NiƩpce, using material that hardened on exposure to light.
This picture required an exposure of eight hours.
www.rleggat.com /photohistory/history/beginnin.htm   (1884 words)

 Sir Sanford Fleming (1827-1915)
Sir Sandford Fleming Park, on the North West Arm in Halifax, Nova Scotia, commemorates a notable Canadian.
Fleming was born on July 7, 1827, probably in Kirkaldy, Fife (Scotland), and emigrated to Quebec on the ship "Brilliant," leaving Glasgow, Scotland, on April 24, 1845, at age 17 years.
He settled, for a time, in Montreal and Ottawa.
webexhibits.org /daylightsaving/ref/Sandford.html   (664 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Ludwig van Beethoven
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Born at Bonn, probably on 16 December, 1770; died at Vienna, 26 March, 1827.
The date of his birth has never been positively ascertained but is inferred from the fact that the baptismal registry of his parish church gives 17 December as the date of his baptism, and that it is customary in Catholic countries to baptize infants the day following their birth.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15265b.htm   (1391 words)

 Naval history by William James - Appendix 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Vol VI 1811-1827 - Inc. War of 1812, Battles of Algiers (1816), and Navarin (1827), and Burmese War of 1824
Index of 4,800+ names mentioned in the 6 volumes of William James' Naval history - 1793 - 1827 - friend and foe
RN vessels lost during the 1793 - 1900 and European vessels, of frigate size and above, lost during the Napoleonic Wars
www.pbenyon.plus.com /Naval_History/Index.html   (293 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Joseph Lister (1827-1912): Antiseptic Principle Of The Practice Of Surgery, 1867
Antiseptic Principle Of The Practice Of Surgery, 1867
Joseph Lister was born at Upton, Essex, England, in 1827, and received his general education at the University of London.
After graduation he studied medicine in London and Edinburgh, and became lecturer in surgery at the University in the latter city.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/1867lister.html   (2748 words)

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