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  Encyclopedia: 1850   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The University of Sydney The University of Sydney, established in 1850, is the oldest university in Australia, and it is located in Sydney, the capital city of the state of New South Wales.
Oliver Heaviside (May 18, 1850 – February 3, 1925) was a self-taught English engineer, mathematician and physicist who adapted complex numbers to the study of electrical circuits, developed techniques for applying Laplace transforms to the solution of differential equations, reformulated Maxwells field equations in terms of electric and magnetic...
Charles Robert Richet (August 26, 1850 _ December 4, 1935) was a French physiologist who won the 1913 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his work on anaphylaxis, his term for the sometimes fatal reaction by a sensitized individual to a second injection of an antigen.
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This colony had been founded in 1836 as a free and "socially superior" Protestant settlement, from which "Papists and pagans" were to have been rigidly excluded.
For a time all the colonies of the Australasian group followed the example initiated by New South Wales in according State aid to the clergy and the denominational schools of the principal religious bodies, Anglicans, Catholics, Presbyterians, and Methodists.
One of the first results of the withdrawal of the State grants in the various colonies was the closing of most of the Protestant primary schools.
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 List of state leaders in 1850 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1849 state leaders - Events of 1850 - 1851 state leaders - State leaders by year
Cape Colony - Henry George Wakelyn Smith, Governor (1796-1852)
Egypt - Abbas I, Governor of Egypt (1849-1854)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_state_leaders_in_1850   (549 words)

 Pacific Islands, Colonial Australia and New Zealand
The governors of the colony had been naval officers, the last of whom was William Bligh of mutiny on the Bounty fame.
Macquarie urged the colony's elite to conduct themselves with propriety and rectitude and urged the lower elements to remain sober.
By 1850 there were 70,000 sheep in the Nelson settlement (in the north of South Island) and 42,000 sheep across the channel at Wellington.
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 The Frontier In American History: Chapter III
Riots occurred when the colonial authorities attempted to assert possession, and the matter was at length compromised in 1719 by allowing Litchfield to be settled in accordance with the town grants, while the colony reserved the larger part of northwestern Connecticut.
The diplomacy of New York governors during this period of the Old West, in securing a protectorate over the Six Nations and a consequent claim to their territory, and in holding them aloof from France, constituted the most effective contribution of that colony to the movement of American expansion.
Among the objects of the colony, as specified in the charters, were the relief of the poor and the protection of the frontiers.
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 North Carolina Governors
North Carolina's history as an organized governing system led by a governor may be viewed in five chronological stages: the Virginia colony, the southern plantation, the Lords Proprietors, the Royal colony, and the state of North Carolina.
A chronology of governors serving during each of these stages is listed at the bottom of the page.
Theactions of the Virginia governor outpaced his authority under the English Crown, and the Southern Plantation and its Commander were short-lived.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/governor.htm   (958 words)

 Norfleets of Colonial VA and NC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The basic doctrine of land tenure throughout the colonial period was that all land was held immediately by the King, to be dispensed by the royal officials of the colonial government in accordance with the wishes of the King.
The popular conception of colonial Virginia is that most of the land in the colony was owned by a few wealthy planters, of Cavalier descent, who maintained huge plantations worked by large numbers of indentured servants and/or slaves.
In colonial Virginia and North Carolina, all justices of the peace, vestrymen, officers in the militia and other appointed officials of the King were required to take a series of four oaths as a condition of appointment.
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By the 1606 charter the colony was limited to 100 miles along the seaboard and 100 miles west from the coast.
It was in that year that the New Haven colony was founded; that the league of The United Colonies of New England was formed; and that Roger Williams obtained the first charter of Rhode Island.
As the colonies were growing in population, and as the charters of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, and Carolina gave them great stretches of territory in the Mississippi valley, it was inevitable that, sooner or later, a bitter contest for possession of the country should take place between the French and the English in America.
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 Tyler, Education in Colonial Virginia. V: Influence of William and Mary College
PART V. Towards the close of the last instalment of this article, an account was given of the influence of the College of Philadelphia or University of Pennsylvania, and the college at Princeton upon education in Virginia.
But it was stated that this influence being confined chiefly to the frontier, the management of State affairs remained (as it did till 1850) in the hands of men of the eastern counties.
The Supreme Court, as organized in 1778, consisted till 1788, of the three judges of the High Court of Chancery, the three judges of the General Court, and the three judges of the Admiralty Court.
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 New Zealand
Although the title prime minister was first used formally in the Schedule of the Civil List Act of 1873, no one used the title officially until Richard John Seddon, beginning in 1893.
Thomas Spencer Forsaith are regarded by some historians as having headed up Governments from the dates 14 Jun 1854 to 2 Aug 1854 and 31 Aug 1854 to 2 Sep 1854 respectively.
Note: The first two kings were leaders of the revolt against the colony; after the second king's surrender he and his successors maintained a symbolic and prestigious community leadership to this day.
www.worldstatesmen.org /New_Zealand.htm   (2047 words)

 List_of_Governors_of_Connecticut   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The following is a list of Governors of the State of Connecticut, from the Colonial period through present day.
2 Governors of the Colony of New Haven, 1639-1665
William Leete 1661-1665 (when the Colony of Connecticut and the Colony of New Haven, merged by Royal Charter in 1662, became one government)
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 Willow Bend Books - Genealogy Reference Material   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From 1497 to the permanent settlement in Virginia and the landing of the Pilgrim fathers in 1620, Newfoundland was the only colony and the only possession in North America occupied and governed by Englishmen.
This listing of the Catholic parishes in the Province of Ontario provides the researcher with an easy way of negotiating the abundance of Catholic churches in Ontario.
A handy listing of the notaries that practiced in French Canada.
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 African Forum
The equivalence of individuals within groups derived concretely from the manipulation of people in the mechanics of colonial administration, just as museums of African art derived from the possibilities of thievery in discrete periods of conquest, and animal "families" in natural history museums were assembled from kills made within particular safaris.
Colonial personnel in Africa prided themselves on interior knowledge, but they took their general orders from metropolitan officials living far away, whether in Mafeking and Cape Town, or the Foreign Office in London and the colonial ministry in Paris.
Such examples again show that the role of images in the colonial project does not emerge from the images themselves, but rather lies in their appropriation into structures of distribution and consumption.
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 Governors of the Philippines during the Spanish colonial period
PEDRO DE SARRIO—Appointed governor (ad interim) for the second time, November 22, 1787, on departure of Basco; insurrection in Ilocos because of tobacco monopoly, 1787; death of archbishop Santa Justa y Rufina, December 15, 1787; term as governor, November 22, 1787-July 1, 1788.
JOSÉ MALCAMPO Y MONJE—Marques de San Rafael and rear-admiral; becomes governor, June 18, 1874; conquest of Joló, 1876; given title of count of Mindanao, December 19, 1876; mutiny of artillerymen; term as governor, June 18, 1874-February 28, 1877; given titles of count of Joló and viscount of Mindanao, July 20, 1877.
RAMON BLANCO—Becomes governor, 1893; electric light established in Manila, 1895; formation of Katipunan society; outbreak of insurrection, August 30, 1896; Blanco opposed by ecclesiastics; term as governor, 1893-December 9 (date of royal decree removing him), 1896.
www.zamboanga.com /html/Spanish_governors_of_the_philippines.htm   (3240 words)

 Falconer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The great period of European colonial expansion in the latter half of the nineteenth century coincided with the growth and spread of photography, and the camera thus became the natural successor to the engraving and the lithograph as the vehicle for the dissemination of visual information concerning European contacts with other races.
While the motives, both scientific and artistic, behind this documentation varied both in approach and thoroughness, a[most all the photographs thus produced were informed with a strong sense of the need to capture the images of cultures rapidly changing and often disintegrating before the impact of an alien civilization and technology.
The (incomplete) list of 15 contributors given in the preface indicates the predominantly military status of the photographers: J. Dannenberg, Lieutenant R. De Montmorency, Reverend F. Godfrey, Lieutenant W. Hooper, Major Houghton, Captain H. McDonald, J. Mulheran, Captain Oakes, Reverend G. Richter, Shepherd and Robertson, Dr.
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Many pieces were designed but never executed and even more have since been lost or destroyed, so this list represents only part of the total work of the projects in the State.
Information for this list was gathered from many sources over a period of two years.
We hope that this list will not only give some sense of the intentions and reach of government patronage in the 1930s, but also that it will engage public concern so that more works can be preserved, restored and enjoyed.
lsb.syr.edu /projects/wpafolder/nyartlist.html   (7743 words)

 1849 Online Research :: Information about 1849   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lists of leaders: List of colonial governors in 1849 - List of state leaders in 1849
April 25 - The Governor General of Canada, Lord Elgin, signs the Rebellion Losses Bill, outraging Montreal 's English-Canadian population and triggering the Montreal Riots.
May 3 - The May Uprising in Dresden begins - the last of the The Revolutions of 1848 in the German states.
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 1850 Online Research :: Information about 1850   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
1850 in topic: Art 1850 in architecture - 1850 in art - 1850 in literature - 1850 in music Other topics 1850 in Canada - 1850 in rail transport - 1850 in science - 1850 in South Africa - Sport
Lists of leaders: List of colonial governors in 1850 - List of state leaders in 1850
January 29 - Henry Clay introduces the Compromise of 1850 to the Congress of the United States
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 A School History of the United States, by John Bach McMaster   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
%45.  The Year 1643.%—­The year 1643 is thus an important one in colonial history.  It was in that year that the New Haven colony was founded; that the league of The United Colonies of New England was formed; and that Roger Williams obtained the first charter of Rhode Island.
was restored to the throne of England, and a new era opens in colonial history.  In 1661 the little colony of Connecticut promptly acknowledged the restoration of Charles II.
But his work was far from ended.  The valley he had explored, the territory he had added to France, must be occupied, and to occupy it two things were necessary:  1.  A colony must be planted at the mouth of the Mississippi, to control its navigation and shut out the Spaniards.
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 CD-ROM Collection List
Also, prior to the census of 1850, ONLY the name of the "HOH" is listed; all other members of the household were enumerated by age group and gender only.
Keep in mind that most of the disks listed below containing census information DO NOT contain the actual census records; they have only lists of the names of the "Heads Of Household" with a page number where additional information about that individual's household members may be found in the actual census records.
This index is unique in that it not only lists the "Head of Household", but every member of the household as well for every county in the state.
www.gwest.org /cd-rom.htm   (9958 words)

 Spanish and Portuguse Colonial Possessions
Like Hong Kong, the colony was a Chinese window on the larger world and a good source of foreign currency.
The list of Governors of Macao is from a page at the World Statesmen site.
Cuba, whose governors are at right, was one of the earliest Spanish colonies, and one of the last.
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 VALib V49N3 - Minor Weisiger
These covered such topics as Huguenot emigration to Virginia, the Virginia Company, and letters of colonial Governors Alexander Spotswood and Robert Dinwiddie.
Henry R. McIlwaine (1870-1934), the State Librarian, advised Governor Henry C. Stuart that a wholesale purchase of the collection was unnecessary, as the Library had many duplicates of the books and it could be bought piecemeal at an expected auction.
A partial listing includes papers related to Freemasons, clergymen, newspapers & periodicals, railroads, banks, U.S. courts, Virginia courts, the Fairfax Proprietary, the Virginia General Assembly and the Mutual Assurance Society.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /ejournals/VALib/v49_n3/weisiger.html   (1519 words)

 South Carolina Archives Publications: Publications on Microfilm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The records include correspondence with colonial governors, journals of the Board of Trade, petitions, and miscellaneous papers.
This micropublication reproduces the original schedules of agriculture, industry, social statistics, and mortality made under the direction of the Department of the Interior for the seventh (1850), eighth (1860), ninth (1870), and tenth (1880) federal censuses.
It lists the indents issued after 1792 for claims growing out of the Revolution, records the settlement of bonds and notes for duties incurred between 1783 and 1789, and accounts for receipts from tardy tax collectors.
www.state.sc.us /scdah/mfmpubs.htm   (1461 words)

 African Timelines Part IV: Anti-Colonialism & Reconstruction
Europeans assert their "spheres of interest" in African colonies arbitrarily, cutting across traditionally established boundaries, homelands, and ethnic groupings of African peoples and cultures.
Benin, formerly known as Dahomey, was a French colony from 1902 until it achieved independence in 1960" from Benin: The World Bank Group, 2002.
Germany loses WWI and its African colonies to France and Great Britain, who are expected by the League of Nations to prepare the colonies for independence.
web.cocc.edu /cagatucci/classes/hum211/timelines/htimeline4.htm   (3275 words)

 British Government Documents at CU Boulder Libraries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A chronological listing and text of treaties from the Treaty of Munster in 1648 to the treaties signed in Paris in 1783.
Colonial Office: List of Colonial Office Records (as at January 1962).
The Commission was first appointed in 1869 and set out to prepare calendars or detailed lists of all the major manuscript collections brought to their attention.
ucblibraries.colorado.edu /govpubs/for/british/govpub3.htm   (1825 words)

 Shadowlands Haunted Places Index - Wisconsin
My mom works there, a couple of times when she was there alone with one other person she would all of a sudden be pushed by an unseen force and was also witnessed by the other person.
Also, bright flashes of light have been known to be seen by the fence that surrounds the right side of the cemetery.
It is an old colonial house on Wisconsin Ave.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Bell, a native Virginian, had been in Texas during its war for independence and the Mexican War.
He was governor of Texas from 1849 to 1853 and served in Congress from 1853 to 1857.
He had been governor of Texas from 1849 to 1853 and served as U.S. congressman from Texas, 1853-1857.
www.lib.unc.edu /mss/inv/e/Eaton,William   (214 words)

 Maryland Historical Society Library: Guide to the Manuscript Collections, Part M   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
List of members of the committee appointed by Governor Albert C. Ritchie and the General Assembly.
List of disciplinary offenders on an unnamed vessel, 1857.
Sketch of the Potomac and list of officers, 1831-1833.
www.mdhs.org /library/Mss/pedleyM.html   (11577 words)

 The Valley of the Shadow: Master Bibliography
Luther's Catechism Comes to America: Theological Effects on the Issues of the Small Catechism Prepared In or For America Prior to 1850.
List of Field officers, Regiments and Battalions in the Confederate States Army, 1861-1865.
List of Staff Officers of the Confederate States Army.Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1891.
valley.vcdh.virginia.edu /Biblios/masterbib.html   (5806 words)

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