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  1856 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1853 1854 1855 - 1856 - 1857 1858 1859
1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar).
November 4 - U.S. presidential election, 1856: Democrat James Buchanan defeats former President Millard Fillmore, representing a coalition of "Know-Nothings" and Whigs, and John C. Frémont of the fledgling Republican Party to become the 15th President of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1856   (887 words)

  
 Presidential Election of 1856
The election of 1856 took place against the backdrop of civil war in Kansas and a country split over slavery.
James Buchanan was the front runner at the Democratic convention in Cincinnati in June 1856.
The election would be decided in the North East and in the North East enough voters feared the threats of the south to secede that Buchanan won.
www.multied.com /elections/1856.html   (253 words)

  
 Election of 1856
Stephen A. Douglas coveted the Democratic nomination in 1856, but his reputation had been badly tarnished by the ongoing violence in Kansas.
The Republicans ran their first presidential campaign in 1856, choosing noted Western explorer John C. Frémont, “The Pathfinder." Frémont had no political record (regarded as a plus), but held abolitionist views (a negative in the eyes of many moderates).
The election in 1856 brought a weak president to leadership in a badly divided nation.
www.u-s-history.com /pages/h85.html   (305 words)

  
 ITIS 'Taxon Author(s)' Search results citing "Bleeker, 1856"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Apogon apogonides (Bleeker, 1856) -- invalid -- shorttooth cardinalfish, shorttooth cardinalfish
Lethrinus kallopterus Bleeker, 1856 -- invalid -- yelowspotted emperor
Stigmatogobius javanicus (Bleeker, 1856) -- invalid -- javanese goby, javanese goby
www.itis.usda.gov:8080 /servlet/SingleRpt/RefRpt?search_type=author&search_id=author_id&search_id_value=951   (338 words)

  
 The Depot: 1856: Strategies
I've played 1856 a few times now, so I thought I would post and see if we could get some strategy discussions going.
I highly recommend 1856, if any of you 18XXers haven't gotten it yet, or for railroaders looking for a new train game, or for anyone really.
It is the nature of the game (1856), that in the third or fourth stock round, some companies will have a market value significantly higher than their par value.
www.geocities.com /TimesSquare/Arena/5276/depot/1856s.htm   (3444 words)

  
 1856 Rules: Observations and Clarifications Compiled by Lou Jerkich
[Note that the many clarifications are already listed in the 1856 Rules Clarifications and Amendments, Version 1.1, by Steve Thomas.] Although not intended to be an article on 1856 strategy, occasionally strategic concepts will appear herein as part of the elucidation of a rule's significance.
In 1856, the three companies affected by this rule are the Flos Tramway, the Waterloo and Saugeen Railway Co., and the Canada Company.
Since this port token is quite useful to so many different companies, this private company is regarded as the most important of the 1856 private companies, and it may well see more bids placed on it than any of the others.
junior.apk.net /~jerkich/1856clar.html   (6210 words)

  
 U.S. presidential election, 1856 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Whigs meanwhile had disbanded but been largely replaced by the Republican Party, a new organization that nominated John Fremont of California as its first standard bearer.
The campaign of 1856 was waged almost entirely on the issue of slavery, pitted as a struggle between democracy and aristocracy, and focusing specifically on Kansas.
Republicans condemned the Kansas-Nebraska Act and expansion of slavery, while Democrats took more of a laissez-faire approach to slavery expansion, taking the official approach that it was a state-by-state decision.
open-encyclopedia.com /U.S._presidential_election,_1856   (133 words)

  
 Timeline 1855-1859
1856 Apr 26, Some 20 settlers of Honey Lake Valley, California, met at the cabin of Isaac Roop and formed "the independent Territory of Nataqua." They named the cabin Fort Defiance, chose Peter Lassen as their surveyor and selected Susanville, named after Roop's daughter, as the territorial capital.
Born in 1856, Sullivan attended MIT and was among the first to stress the vertical lines of steel skeleton construction.
1856 Oct 1, The first installment of Gustav Flaubert’s novel Madame Bovary appeared in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refused to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
timelines.ws /1855_1859.HTML   (13738 words)

  
 The Octagon House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An 1856 Landmark of Camillus, N.Y. In 1844, Isaiah Wilcox, a native of Rhode Island, and his wife, Ann Sherman of Connecticut, came west to settle in Camillus on property owned by an acquaintance from Rhode Island.
Completed in 1856 of cobblestones, rubble and concrete with a stucco finish, each of its eight sides was 17 feet long and 22 inches thick at the base, and 17 inches thick at the top.
The deep cellar, accessed near the cistern, was rumored to have been part of the underground railroad.
www.communitysite.com /states/newyork/octagon.htm   (324 words)

  
 Christchurch New Zealand bed and breakfast Christchurch accommodation Hambledon (1856) Historic Character b&b
Christchurch New Zealand bed and breakfast Christchurch accommodation Hambledon (1856) Historic Character bandb
Christchurch, New Zealand, Bed and Breakfast Accommodation: Hambledon (1856) Historic, Heritage and Character BandB Inn
and Calvin invite you to Hambledon (circa 1856), unique heritage mansion, bed and breakfast Inn accommodation, and their family home in Christchurch, New Zealand.
www.hambledon.co.nz   (383 words)

  
 1856 Strategy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
I have been recently played 1856 several times, so I felt that I should update my prior review.
In most 18xx games, a company must sell 60% of its stock in order to be able to operate (at which point, it gets all of it's venture capital).
But in 1856, companies are looking to their balance sheet.
www.pyro.net /~bankler/strat_1856.html   (2546 words)

  
 1856 gold coins
1856 gold coins The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation is one of the other grading services and it's important to understand that prices between PCGS and NGC coins often differ.
In the first ten years after the California Gold rush began, some $600 million in as was discovered in California gold its population exploded from a.
1856 $3 GOLD MS-62 1856 web GOLD MS-62, 1856 $3 GOLD MS-62 - Ownership of US Gold Coins has created great personal satisfaction and wealth.
www.goldgrow.com /gold/1856-gold-coins.html   (710 words)

  
 Today in History: May 15
Lyman Frank Baum, author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, was born on May 15, 1856, in Chittenango, New York.
On May 15, 1856, residents of San Francisco organized a Committee of Vigilance to combat crime in their rapidly growing town.
See Letter, California vigilante committee to John Stephens, 5 September 1856, featured in Words and Deeds in American History.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/today/may15.html   (1304 words)

  
 1856 Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ AlienArtifacts.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Mexico 1856
The following is derived from "The stamps of Mexico 1856 - 1868" by Samuel Chapman (1976), the 1998 Follansbee catalog, the Celis Cano catalog (in Spanish) and Vernon P. Turnburke, Jr.'s great work "Plate varieties of the Medio Real, 1856".
The president of Mexico, Don Ignacio Comonfort, authorized the introduction of prepayment of postage using adhesive stamps by decree of February 21, 1856.
New regulations were drawn up, and were supposed to be made public on July 15, but problems with the engraving, and therefore the production, of the stamps delayed this until July 31.
mexico.ameridane.net   (557 words)

  
 Migrant Ships Arriving In South Australia 1836-60
Spicer C. 19 02 1856 R 480 Chinese passengers NAVARINO Port Adelaide 21 02 1856 Southampton 01 11 1855 Ripson J. ATHLONE Port Adelaide..
EMMA Port Adelaide 16 04 1856 Macao 05 03 1856 Gill C. 17 04 1856 R 249 Chinese in steerage SWAN Port Adelaide..
POICTIERS Port Adelaide 20 08 1856 London 02 05 1856 Sharp A. ELIZA Port Adelaide 20 08 1856 Southampton 20 05 1856 Loutit S.T. MALACCA Port Adelaide 25 08 1856 London 18 04 1856 Le Geyt...
members.iinet.net.au /~perthdps/shipping/mig-sa4.htm   (5992 words)

  
 PBS - THE WEST - Wovoka/Jack Wilson
Known as the messiah to his followers, Wovoka was the Paiute mystic whose religious pronouncements spread the Ghost Dance among many tribes across the American West.
Wovoka was born in Western Nevada, in what is now Esmeralda County, in about 1856.
Little is known about his early life, but at about age fourteen his father died, leaving Wovoka to be raised by the family of David Wilson, a nearby white rancher.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/people/s_z/wovoka.htm   (571 words)

  
 USN Ships--USS Merrimack (1856-1861)
Commissioned in February 1856, she made her initial deployment to European waters, visiting ports in England, France and Portugal before returning to the U.S. in early 1857.
Following repairs, in October 1857 Merrimack was sent around South America to become flagship of the Pacific Squadron, a role she played until November 1859.
Halftone reproduction of a lithograph made in London on the occasion of the ship's visit to Southampton, England, in 1856.
www.history.navy.mil /photos/sh-usn/usnsh-m/merimak2.htm   (731 words)

  
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Clark Informational [Page 1] RFC 1856 Opstat Client-Server Model October 1995 This document defines a protocol which would allow a client on a remote machine to retrieve data from a central server, which itself retrieves from the common statistics database.
Clark Informational [Page 2] RFC 1856 Opstat Client-Server Model October 1995 2.2 The Server The basic function of the server is to accept connections from a client, accept some series of commands from the client and perform a series of actions based on the commands, and then close the connection to the client.
It specifically excludes all special control characters in the lower parts of the character set (i.e., 0x00 - 0x1F), and any such characters that are received by the server or client should be ignored.
www.ietf.org /rfc/rfc1856.txt   (2257 words)

  
 RFC 1856 (rfc1856) - The Opstat Client-Server Model for Statistics Retriev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RFC 1856 (rfc1856) - The Opstat Client-Server Model for Statistics Retriev
RFC 1856 - The Opstat Client-Server Model for Statistics Retrieval
Network Working Group H. Clark Request For Comments: 1856 BBN Planet Category: Informational September 1995 The Opstat Client-Server Model for Statistics Retrieval Status of this Memo This memo provides information for the Internet community.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1856.html   (3019 words)

  
 Probate 1854-56
A., adm'r 123 Aug. term 1856 Chaot A.M., adm'r 122 July term 1856 Chase Mary 101 March term 1856 Chase Mary 106 April term1856 Chase Mary G. 129 Sept. term 1856 Chase Thomas 129 Sept. term 1856 Chase Thos.
D.N. 105 March term 1856 Norman F.G. 103 March term 1856 Nowlin John, minor 100 March term 1856 Nowlin John, minor 106 April term 1856 Nowlin W.J., guardian 100 March term 1856 Nowlin W.J., guardian 106 April term 1856 Odum H., deceased 103 March term 1856 Paden D.M., exe.
M., dec. 92 Jan. term 1856 Stevens Joseph, adm'r 106 April term 1856 Stevenson W.M., deceased 135 Oct. term 1856 Stevenson Wm.
www.usgennet.org /usa/ms/county/tishomingo/probate2.html   (2849 words)

  
 Scottish Military Historical Society - Crimea
Crimean Hero - Sergeant Major Edwards, Scots Fusilier Guards, 1856.
Crimean Hero - Colour Sergeant William McGregor, Scots Fusilier Guards, 1856.
Crimean Heroes - Soldiers of the 72nd Highlanders, 1856.
www.btinternet.com /~james.mckay/crimea01.htm   (298 words)

  
 The Troubles In Kansas - 1856 Report
These events led to such loud outcries of fraud that they reached even the ears of Washington, D. On March 19, 1856, The House of Representatives appointed a special committee to investigate the "Troubles In Kansas." In July of 1856, the committee submitted it's report to the House of Representatives.
In an effort to determine who in fact was an eligible voter in the 1854 and 1855 elections, a comparison of poll lists was made to the 1855 Territory of Kansas Census.
A complete name index of the 1856 Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas is available through the compiler, Robert A. Hodge.
skyways.lib.ks.us /genweb/archives/troubles.html   (1032 words)

  
 Seasonal Summary for 1856-1857
Among the few premieres of the season were the Christmas pantomime, Mother Shipton, Her Wager; or, Harlequin Knight of Love and the Magic Whistle, A Night at Notting-Hill, and Fearful Tragedy in the Seven Dials.
Grant (25) in George Darville (3 Jun 1857 - 11 Aug 1857); Wild Murtogh (21) in Green Bushes (3 Nov 1856 - 15 Aug 1857); Dan O'Carolan (65) in Ireland As It Is (29 Sep 1856 - 4 Jul 1857); Mr.
Voyage (65) in Ireland As It Is (29 Sep 1856 - 4 Jul 1857); Mr.
www.emich.edu /public/english/adelphi_calendar/m56s.htm   (9342 words)

  
 1856 Emigrants
During the summer of 1856 there was great controversy surrounding the emigration of these young Louth women, mainly to Canada West, via Drogheda, Liverpool and New York.
Brendan Hall, 'Vere Foster's County Louth Emigrants, 1856' in the Journal of the Genealogical Society of Ireland, Vol.
Or click Here for an account of the 1856 emigrants' story.
www.jbhall.freeservers.com /1856_emigrants.htm   (2043 words)

  
 Beagh Parish Catholic Baptisms 1855-1856   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
1 Jan 1856 Bridget of Thomas Lewis and Catherine Helberth
28 Jul 1856 Mary Anne of Patt Forde and Catherine Geogehagan
19 Dec 1856 Bridget of Lawrence Murry and Anne Fitzgerald
home.att.net /~labaths/births.htm   (1286 words)

  
 Camels in Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The curious looking caravan stopped in San Antonio, where it was demonstrated that one of the "beasts of the desert" could rise from its knees with two bales of Texas cotton tied on its back.
In 1856, Henry C. Wayne (left) procured and transported 33 camels
Over the next several years, the camels were put to further tests, in which they were used alongside mules on extended trips throughout west Texas and as far west as California.
www.lsjunction.com /facts/camels.htm   (319 words)

  
 St. John Church Records - Saginaw, MI
Born: Johann Georg, June 7, 1856, Marie October 24, 1854.
Born December __?__, 1855, Baptized January __?__, 1856.
Buried, August 20, 1856, 2 P.M. East Saginaw.
www.petersenprints.com /html/stjohnbook.htm   (9369 words)

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