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Title: Eminent Americans : comprising brief biographies of three hundred and thirty distinguished persons
Author: Lossing, Benson John, 1813-1891.
Publication Info: New York : Mason brothers, 1857.
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Eminent Americans
• ...im by Montcalm, who esteemed him highly. Pontiac was an actor in the last scene in the drama of the French and Indian War. / ...
• ..., in the city of his birth, at the age of eighty-two years. ROBERT ROGERS. T HE French and Indian war developed much military genius among the American colonists, which was aft ...
• ...orney-general of the colony of Virginia, in 1756, when thirty-three years of age. At that time, the French and Indian War was progressing, and the Indians, incited by the French, were desolating the V ...
• ...aise a revenue from the American colonies, to replenish the exhausted treasury of England after the French and Indian War, the Parliament decieed that every "piece of paper, parchment, or vellum," on ...
• ...ntury, and well known by the name of "Ready Money Provoost." Young Alexander joined the army in the French and Indian war, and was secretary to General Shirley. He accompanied that officer to England, ...
• ...lesson of life did experience teach Phineas Lyman, a brave officer of provincial troops, during the French and Indian war. He was born in Durham, Connecticut, in the year 1716. He was one of the Berke ...
• ... clerk of the Assembly for awhile; and entered the provincial army as captain, early in the French and Indian war. He was warmly commended for his services at Ticonderoga. After the war, he we ...
• ...the greatest efforts of the human mind. In 1754, a severe illness, and the troubles incident to the French and Indian war, then progressing, interrupted his labors, and, beyond the efforts of his pen, ...
• ...It was in the memorable year, 1756, when the whole country was excited by the current events of the French and Indian war. Washington was a Virginia colonel, twenty-four years of age, and had won his ...
• ...rapping the beaver and otter, and in hunting the bear and deer. Just before the breaking out of the French and Indian war, he penetrated the forests far northward, and was captured by some St. Francis ...
• ...56, as an officer in the British army, and he remained in service here during a greater part of the French and Indian war. He then returned to England; and, in 1762, he bore a colonel's commission, an ...
• ...at New York. After the battle 1. iHis tarry among the Mohawk Indians was at near the close of the French and Indian war, or about the year 1762. They were greatly pleased with his martial and energe ...
• ...rite at court, and was made a captain in the regular service, under Sir William Pepperell. When the French and Indian war in America broke out, he was commissioned a provincial colonel by the governor ...
• ...reet's expedition against Fort Frontenac, ft the foot of Lake Ontario, in 1758. At the close of the French and Indian war, he 4tudied law under Chief Justice Smith, and rose to distinction in that pro ...
• ...ief magistrate for six consecutive terms, 1. James was born on the 9th of August, 1736. After the French and Indian war, he commanded four companies of provincial troops, in his native county, emplo ...
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