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Matteson, Tompkins Harrison

(Encyclopedia) Matteson, Tompkins Harrison măt´əsən, 1813–84, American genre and portrait painter, b. Peterboro, N.Y. His subjects were taken from American history and rural life, and he is famous…

Gerrit SMITH, Congress, NY (1797-1874)

SMITH Gerrit , a Representative from New York; born in Utica, N.Y., March 6, 1797; moved to Peterboro in 1806; attended an academy in Clinton, N.Y.; was graduated from Hamilton College, Clinton, N…

Samuel SMITH, Congress, NH (1765-1842)

SMITH Samuel , a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Peterboro, N.H., November 11, 1765; attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H., and Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; engaged in…

WILSON, James, Congress, NH (1766-1839)

WILSON James , a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Peterboro, N.H., August 16, 1766; attended Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and was graduated from Harvard University in 1789; studied…

WILSON, John, Congress, MA (1777-1848)

WILSON John , a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Peterboro, N.H., January 10, 1777; was graduated from Harvard University in 1799; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1802 at…

Frank Gay CLARKE, Congress, NH (1850-1901)

CLARKE Frank Gay , a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Wilton, Hillsborough County, N.H., September 10, 1850; attended Kimball Union Academy, Meriden, N.H., and Dartmouth College,…

SMITH, Samuel, Congress, NH (1765-1842)

SMITH, Samuel, (brother of Jeremiah Smith and uncle of Robert Smith), a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Peterboro, N.H., November 11, 1765; attended Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N…

Ontario

(Encyclopedia) Ontario ŏntâr´ēō, province (2001 pop. 11,410,046), 412,582 sq mi (1,068,587 sq km), E central Canada. Land and People Ontario, the second largest Canadian province, is the most…

Jeremiah SMITH, Congress, NH (1759-1842)

SMITH Jeremiah , a Representative from New Hampshire; born in Peterboro, N.H., November 29, 1759; received instruction from a private tutor; attended Harvard College in 1777; during the…

Thomas BEEKMAN, Congress, NY

BEEKMAN Thomas , a Representative from New York; born in Wayne County, N.Y., birth date unknown; town clerk of Smithfield, N.Y., 1824; elected as an Anti-Jacksonian candidate to the Twenty-first…