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  Richard Howe
Richard Howe, Earl Howe, British admiral, was born in London on the 8th of March 1726.
Howe next served in the West Indies in the "Burford", and was present in her when she was very severely damaged in the unsuccessful attack on La Guayra on the 18th of February 1742.
Though Howe was now nearly seventy, and had been trained in the old school, he displayed an originality not usual with veterans, and not excelled by any of his successors in the war, not even by Lord Nelson, since they had his example to follow and were served by more highly trained squadrons than his.
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 Richard Howe
Richard Howe, later to be Admiral Lord Richard Howe and Viscount Howe of Langar, was born in London in 1726.
Howe was known to his men as “Black Dick,” a reference to his swarthy complexion that had developed from years of exposure to the elements and perhaps also to his somber nature.
Howe next served in the West Indies in the "Burford", and was presenRichard Howe entered the navy in the HMS Severn, one of the squadron sent into the south seas with Anson in 1740.
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 Richard Howe House (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-3.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Known as the "Howe Mansion" by travelers on the Ohio and Erie Canal, this 1836 high-style Federal structure was the home of Richard Howe, the Resident Engineer of the Ohio and Erie Canal.
Richard Howe was also active in a variety of civic activities including the construction of the Summit County Courthouse and Jail, Akron Rural Cemetery, Akron Lyceum and Library Association and led a group of Akron residents to California to search for gold in 1850.
Richard Howe's influence on the transportation history of Akron and northeast Ohio was significant and has had a lasting impact on the social and economic development of the region.
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 Sir William Howe - Part I
In addition, Howe was well aware that, "His troops, highly trained and at the end of a pipeline stretching all the way across the Atlantic could not be replaced quickly, if at all."[28] This battle also reinforced his respect for the colonists that Howe's superiors in London lacked.
Howe sailed for New York and landed unopposed on Staten Island in the early part of the summer where he awaited† the arrival of the additional troops.
Howe was preparing for every conceivable obstacle and no doubt wanted his troops in top shape so that his crucial landing went smoothly.
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 British General Sir William Howe, Admiral Richard Howe
When Vice Admiral Richard Howe arrived in New York to reinforce Major General Sir William Howe in July 1776 all British military in America was commanded by two men who not only were brothers but are believed to have been cousins of King George III.
General Howe's goings on with pretty blonde Betsey Loring, 25, whom he met in Boston in 1775 and was thought to have brought with him to New York (along with her complaisant husband), had already given rise to a number of salacious ditties.
Another clue to the Howe brothers' intentions may have been shown in reports from London that Admiral Howe agreed to accept his command only with the understanding that he would have the right to act as Royal Commissioner in attempting to work out a reconciliation with the colonies.
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 William Howe Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William Howe was born on Aug. 10, 1729, the younger brother of the future admiral Richard Howe.
Yet Howe did go to America in May 1775, explaining that "he was ordered, and could not refuse." His command of the British forces in the Battle of Bunker Hill displayed personal valor and a considerably greater degree of energy and decision than he would show later.
Meanwhile, Howe was confronted with the decisive defeat of Gen. Burgoyne's troops at Saratoga.
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 American Revolution - British General William Howe
After speaking with Howe and his brother Admiral Richard Howe about their role as peace commissioners, captured Continental Maj. General John Sullivan was allowed to go speak to the Continental Congress.
Admiral Howe was honest in that he had to receive the approval of London on anything discussed and that he had no real negotiating power.
Howe sailed to Chesapeake Bay and landed at Head of Elk, Maryland and began marching northward on August 28, 1777.
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 Sir William Howe (General, British Army)
As a Whig, Howe was opposed to British coercion of North America, but he obeyed King George III's orders and went to Boston in time to command the British troops at the Battle of Bunker Hill (June 1775).
Howe's advance from New York toward Philadelphia in the summer of 1777 has been criticized because he took his troops by ship up the Chesapeake Bay when he might have saved nearly a month by going up the Delaware River.
Howe continued in royal favor, however, and was knighted and made a lieutenant general for his victory in the Battle of Long Island.
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 AllRefer.com - Howe, William Howe, 5th Viscount (U.S. History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Howe, William Howe, 5th Viscount 1729–1814, English general in the American Revolution; younger brother of Admiral Richard Howe.
He took up a military career, and in the last of the French and Indian Wars served with distinction at the capture of Louisburg and in the fight for Quebec (1759).
After negotiations for a peaceful settlement failed, Howe led his troops in the successful battle of Long Island, captured New York City, and defeated the Continental Army at White Plains.
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 Howe Collection Dedication, UM Libraries
Howe, long recognized as the foremost collector of print materials related to mechanical musical instruments, donated his vast collection to the Performing Arts Library beginning several years ago.
Howe’s collection encompasses the engineering, manufacture, and marketing of the wide variety of mechanical musical instruments that evolved in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Richard Howe is the retired president and chief operating officer of Pennzoil Company, where he served from 1978 to 1988.
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 The Harvard Crimson :: Writer Profile :: RICHARD T. HOWE
RICHARD T. A sizable lead at the conclusion of the afternoon field events was not enough for Harvard against the running strength of Villanova and Maryland in Saturday's IC4A Indoor Track Championships at Madison Square Garden in New York.
RICHARD T. The Crimson cross country team splashed to a third place finish in the IC4A's behind Villanova and Georgetown on a rain-soaked Van Cortlandt park course in New York yesterday.
RICHARD T. The Harvard cross country team hustled to its eighth consecutive victory of the season yesterday, sweeping the first nine places to outdistance Dartmouth on a soggy Franklin Park course by a perfect score of 15-50.
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 William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Howe's record in the war was marked by the unsuccessful although heroic attempt to capture Boston and the successful capture of New York City and Philadelphia (although at the expense of costly failure in the Battle of Saratoga which was to draw France into the war).
William was born in England, the third son of Emmanuel Howe, 2nd Viscount Howe and Mary Sophia, the daughter of Sophia Charlotte von Platen-Hallermund the Baroness Kielmansegge and Countess of Darlington {See Earl of Darlington}-a half-sister of King George I.
In 1777, Howe made a fateful decision to abandon his assignment to capture the lower Hudson River from New York City northward as part of the Saratoga Campaign where he was to meet John Burgoyne attacking from Canada.
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Contact US Howe, Richard [4th Viscount Howe] (1726-1799) Commander-in-Chief of the British Navy in North America, Peace Commissioner: When Howe assumed command of the British Navy in North America in 1776, he wished to negotiate a settlement with the colonists.
Richard Howe delayed the imposition of a naval blockade, made repeated attempts to approach Congress, and advocated positive relations between his ship captains and the colonists.
He was about to resign when France entered the war, and Howe was needed to command the British Navy in its effort to avoid the French fleet.
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 William Howe
William Howe served under James Wolfe at Quebec in 1759, led British forces at Bunker Hill in 1775 and succeeded Thomas Gage as commander-in-chief in America.
Howe was roundly criticized for continuing of enjoy the pleasures of Philadelphia rather than press on with the hostilities.
Howe's decision to move on Philadelphia rather than join General Burgoyne in 1777 may have been the decisive decision of the war.
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 Maurice Richard or Gordie Howe? - Metroboards.com
Howe would've won a lot more had the terminally moronic Jack Adams not traded away almost every good player the Wings had when they were winning them, try comparing supporting casts after the mid 50s.
Maurice Richard put up with a lot of BS from opposing players (and lack of support from the refs and the NHL) and still was a remarkable player.
btw, Richard was a non-factor in the last 2 of those 5 in a row, he was in his late 30s and didn't age nearly as well as Howe, he scored 1 goal in 12 playoff games those two years.
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 The Howe and Barker Debate
Richard Howe is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics, receiving degrees from Mississippi College and the University of Mississippi.
To give you a better appreciation for just how large 10 to the 40,000th power is, realize that the estimation of the number of atoms in the known universe is about 10 to the 79th power.
During by rebuttal time I will respond to what Richard raised and show how illogical the arguments are and why they are wrong and how I came to realize that this seductive kind of thinking is circular and it is bad reasoning.
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 General William Howe
William Howe was a member of a very wealthy family in England.
As a matter of fact, he and Richard voted against the force the king planned on using against the colonists.
William Howe was fifth in line to become king of England.
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 Howe, Richard Howe, Earl - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
HOWE, RICHARD HOWE, EARL [Howe, Richard Howe, Earl] 1726-99, British admiral; elder brother of Viscount Howe.
In 1778 he outmaneuvered the French fleet under the comte d' Estaing in its attempt to cooperate with land troops to take British-held Newport, R.I. He resigned later that year, but in 1782 he assumed command of the Channel fleet and relieved the siege of Gibraltar.
Tragedy of King Richard the Second: Scene II.
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 William Howe Biography | arrl_01_package.xml   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William Howe was the British general given credit not for losing the war against the American rebels, but for failing to win it.
William Howe was born on August 10, 1729, in London to Emanuel Scrope Howe and his wife, Mary Sophia, the eldest daughter of Baron Kielmansegge.
In later years, when Richard was made an admiral in the navy and William a general in the army, some of their critics claimed that they received their positions as a result of the king's favor.
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 Howe Richard Earl Howe - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Howe, Richard, Earl Howe (1726-1799), British admiral, who won important victories in both the American and French revolutions.
Neville, Richard, Earl of Salisbury (1400-1460), English soldier, who supported the Yorkist side during the Wars of the Roses.
How to sell yourself when there's not much to sell
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 Howe, Richard Howe, Earl. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1726–99, British admiral; elder brother of Viscount Howe.
In 1778 he outmaneuvered the French fleet under the comte d’Estaing in its attempt to cooperate with land troops to take British-held Newport, R.I. He resigned later that year, but in 1782 he assumed command of the Channel fleet and relieved the siege of Gibraltar.
Howe is best remembered for his decisive victory over the French fleet in the battle called the First of June in 1794.
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 Poets Marie Howe and Richard McCann to Read at Smith
Howe sees her work as an act of confession, or of conversation.
She says simply, "Poetry is telling something to someone." According to her mentor, the distinguished poet Stanley Kunitz, Howe's 'telling' is "luminous, intense, eloquent." Part of the urgency and importance of Howe's work stems from its rootedness in real life.
Howe and McCann's reading is sponsored by the Poetry Center, funded by the Edith Oppenheimer Richman '31 Fund, and will be followed by a bookselling and signing.
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 HHHA.com -- Richard V. Grimes, Jr.
Richard was engaged in a general civil practice in Piqua, Ohio and was a partner in the law firm of McCulloch, Felger, Fite, and Gutmann until his relocation to Berks County in 1987.
Richard is admitted to the practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, in the State of Ohio, and before the U.S. District Court.
Richard has served on numerous committees and boards including the Dettmer Hospital Foundation and St. Joseph Hospital Foundation, the Berks County Estate Planning Council, and the Berks County Senior Citizens' Council.
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 Howe Richard Earl Howe - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Howe Richard Earl Howe - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Howe, Richard, Earl Howe (1726-1799), British admiral, who won important victories in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary...
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Tho' that circumstance will not tend to diminish my desire of testifying upon this occasion how much I have the honor to be my Lord." Howe, a member of the Admiralty Board, was appointed Treasurer of the Navy in 1765, the year he wrote this letter.
In August 1778, after an indecisive encounter with a French fleet under Count d'Estaing off the coast of Rhode Island in which both fleets were shattered by a storm, Howe returned to England.
Howe was tall and dark in appearance and was called by sailors "Black Dick".
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 Richard William Penn Curzon, 1st Earl Howe 1796
His Lordship Richard William Penn Curzon was born on 11 December 1796, the son of Penn Assheton Curzon and Sophia Charlotte Howe.
Lady Harriet, Countess of Howe, was born about 1797, the daughter of Sir Robert Brudenell, 6th Earl of Cardigan and Penelope Anne Cooke.
Lady Anne, Countess of Howe, was born on 8 March 1817, the daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir John Gore and Georgiana Montagu, at Bath, Gloucestershire.
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 RICHARD S. HOWE (11/14/2005)
Richard was born Oct. 2, 1930, in Buffalo, N.Y., son of the late Lloyd N. and Christine (Soissons) Howe and stepson of the late Katherine Howe.
He graduated from Kenmore High School in Kenmore, N.Y. Richard served in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1950-1953, serving on the Coast Guard Ice Breaker West Wind in Greenland, and the summers at Montauk Point Light House on Long Island, N.Y. He attended Alfred University in New York and Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in Pennsylvania.
Surviving are his brother, Robert G. Howe and wife, Ruth, of Buffalo, N.Y.; two nephews, James and John Howe of Buffalo, N.Y.; and a dear friend, Mary Wallace of Princeton.
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 TIME.com: The New British Command: Howe & Howe -- Jul 4, 1976 -- Page 1
For nearly a decade, Admiral Howe, now 50 and three years the elder of the pair, has voted in Parliament against coercive measures toward the Colonies.
However peaceable their politics once were, both Howes have reputations as aggressive tactical officers, and each reached the top of his profession not only through high connections but through high competence.
General Howe's goings on with pretty blonde Betsey Loring, 25, whom he met in Boston last year and is thought to have brought with him to New York (along with her complaisant husband), have already given rise to a number of salacious ditties.
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