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Gardner Stow
GARDNER STOW (August 1789 - June 25, 1866) was an American lawyer and politician who served as New York State Attorney General
New York State Attorney General
. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Military service * 3 Early career * 4 Temperance advocate * 5 Later career * 6 Death * 7 Family * 8 Notes * 9 Sources EARLY LIFEHe was in Orange , Franklin County, Massachusetts
Franklin County, Massachusetts
, the son of Timothy Stow and Mary (Kendall) Stow. The family removed first to Warrensburg , and in 1802 to Bolton . In 1806, he moved to Sandy Hill, New York to study law with Roswell Weston , and made the acquaintance of fellow students Silas Wright
Silas Wright
, Zebulon R. Shipherd , and Esek Cowen , who were studying with Roger Skinner
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Postmaster
A POSTMASTER is the head of an individual post office . When a postmaster is responsible for an entire mail distribution organization (usually sponsored by a national government), the title of Postmaster General is commonly used. Responsibilities of a postmaster typically include management of a centralized mail distribution facility, establishment of letter carrier routes, supervision of letter carriers and clerks, and enforcement of the organization's rules and procedures. In the United States, women have served as postmasters since the Revolutionary War and even earlier, under British rule. In Canada, many early places are named after the first postmaster. CONTENTS * 1 Use in coaching * 2 Earnings in the US * 3 Famous postmasters * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links USE IN COACHINGIn the days of horse-drawn carriages , a postmaster was an individual from whom horses and/or riders (known as postilions or "post-boys") could be hired
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Essex County, New York
ESSEX COUNTY is a county in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of New York . As of the 2010 census , the population was 39,370. Its county seat is the hamlet of Elizabethtown . Its name is from the English county of Essex
Essex
. Along with Hamilton County , Essex
Essex
is entirely within the Adirondack Park . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 4.1 Private schools * 4.2 Higher education * 5 Transportation * 5.1 Airports * 6 Communities * 6.1 Towns * 6.2 Villages * 6.3 Census-designated places * 6.4 Hamlets * 7 Politics * 8 Notable residents * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links HISTORYWhen counties were established in the state of New York in 1683, the present Essex
Essex
County was part of Albany County
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Democratic Party (United States)
The DEMOCRATIC PARTY is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States
United States
, along with the Republican Party . Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
's Democratic-Republican Party , the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
, making it the world's oldest active party. The Democrats' dominant worldview was once social conservativism and economic liberalism , while—especially in the rural South —populism was its leading characteristic
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Democratic-Republican Party
The DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLICAN PARTY was an American political party formed by Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson
and James Madison
James Madison
in 1791–93 to oppose the centralizing policies of the new Federalist Party
Federalist Party
run by Alexander Hamilton , who was then Secretary of the Treasury and chief architect of George Washington's administration. The new party controlled the presidency and Congress, as well as most states, from 1801 to 1825, during the First Party System . It began in 1791 as one faction in Congress, and included many politicians who had been opposed to the new constitution. They called themselves Republicans after their ideology, Republicanism . They distrusted the Federalist commitment to republicanism
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Essex, New York
ESSEX is a town in Essex County , New York , United States overlooking Lake Champlain . The population was 671 at the 2010 census. The town is named after locations in England. The town is on the eastern edge of the county. It is 17 miles (27 km) south-southwest of Burlington, Vermont , which is on the opposite shore of Lake Champlain, 32 miles (51 km) south of Plattsburgh , 94 miles (151 km) south of Montreal, Quebec , and 135 miles (217 km) north of Albany, New York . Essex is inside the Adirondack Park . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Education and culture * 5 Public transport * 6 Access to medical care * 7 Communities and locations in Essex * 8 Notable people * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORYAt the time of first european contact ca. 1530, the area on the western shores of Lake Champlain were inhabited by Mohawk people of the Iroquois confederacy, with substantial Abenaki (Algonquian ) contact
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Federalist Party
The FEDERALIST PARTY was the first American political party. It existed from the early 1790s to 1816; its remnants lasted into the 1820s. The Federalists called for a strong national government that promoted economic growth and fostered friendly relationships with Great Britain
Great Britain
, as well as opposition to revolutionary France. The party controlled the federal government until 1801, when it was overwhelmed by the Democratic-Republican opposition led by Thomas Jefferson . The Federalist Party
Federalist Party
came into being between 1792 and 1794 as a national coalition of bankers and businessmen in support of Alexander Hamilton 's fiscal policies. These supporters developed into the organized Federalist Party, which was committed to a fiscally sound and nationalistic government
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Moreau, New York
MOREAU is a town in Saratoga County , New York , United States
United States
. The population was 13,826 at the 2000 census . The town is located in the northeast part of the county , north of Saratoga Springs . Moreau is named after Jean Victor Moreau , a French general, who visited the area just before the town was formed. The town contains a village called South Glens Falls . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Communities and locations in Moreau * 5 References * 6 External links HISTORYThe town, although part of the town of Northumberland until 1805, was first settled around 1766 at what is now the village of South Glens Falls. Grant Cottage State Historic Site , the last home of Ulysses S. Grant , former President and army general, is on the grounds of Mt. McGregor Correctional Facility . Grant spent the last weeks of his life there, finishing his memoirs
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Keeseville, New York
KEESEVILLE is a hamlet in Clinton and Essex counties, New York , in the United States. The population was 1,815 at the 2010 census. The village is named after the Keese family, early settlers from Vermont. It developed along the Ausable River , which provided water power for mills and industrial development. Keeseville is in the towns of Au Sable and Chesterfield and is south of the city of Plattsburgh . It is located inside what are now the boundaries of Adirondack Park
Adirondack Park
, which was authorized in the 20th century. On January 23, 2013, the town's selectboard voted to dissolve the village. As of 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau
continues to list Keeseville as a village. It should eventually be redefined as a census-designated place
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Danville, Vermont
DANVILLE is a town in Caledonia County , Vermont
Vermont
, United States
United States
. The population was 2,196 at the 2010 census . The primary settlement in town is recorded as the Danville census-designated place (CDP) and had a population of 383 at the 2010 census. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 2.1 Climate
Climate
* 3 Demographics * 4 Joe\'s Pond and Joe\'s Brook * 5 Notable people * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYDanville was established on October 31, 1786, by the Vermont Legislature, making it one of the last towns to be created in Caledonia County. The town was named for the 18th-century French cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d\'Anville . A Debtors\' prison was located here in the late 18th to the early 19th centuries
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Samuel Beardsley
War of 1812
War of 1812
* Defense of Sacket\'s Harbor SAMUEL BEARDSLEY (February 6, 1790 – May 6, 1860) was an American attorney, judge and legislator from New York . During his career he served as a member of the United States House of Representatives
United States House of Representatives
, New York Attorney General , United States
United States
Attorney for the Northern District of New York , a member of the New York State Senate
New York State Senate
, and a justice of the New York Supreme Court
New York Supreme Court
. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Early career * 3 Later career * 4 Death and burial * 5 Family * 6 References * 7 Sources * 7.1 Books * 8 External links EARLY LIFEBorn in Hoosick, New York on February 6, 1790, the son of Obadiah Beardsley and Eunice (Moore) Beardsley
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Windsor, Vermont
WINDSOR is a town in Windsor County , Vermont, United States. As the "Birthplace of Vermont
Vermont
", the town is where the Constitution of Vermont
Vermont
was adopted in 1777, thus marking the founding of the Vermont Republic —a sovereign state until 1791 when Vermont
Vermont
joined the United States. Over much of its history, Windsor was home to a variety of manufacturing enterprises. The population was 3,553 at the 2010 census . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 5 Infrastructure * 5.1 Health care * 5.2 Transportation * 6 Culture * 6.1 Music * 7 Notable people * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 Further reading * 11 External links HISTORY Main Street c. 1910 This section DOES NOT CITE ANY SOURCES . Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Horatio Seymour
HORATIO SEYMOUR (May 31, 1810 – February 12, 1886) was an American politician. He served as Governor of New York
Governor of New York
from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president in the 1868 presidential election . Born in Pompey, New York , Seymour was admitted to the New York bar in 1832 but primarily focused on managing his family's business interests. After serving as a military secretary to Governor William L. Marcy , Seymour won election to the New York State Assembly
New York State Assembly
. He was elected that body's speaker in 1845 and aligned with Marcy's "Softshell Hunker" faction . Seymour was nominated for governor in 1850 but narrowly lost to the Whig candidate, Washington Hunt
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Harper's Weekly
HARPER\'S WEEKLY, A JOURNAL OF CIVILIZATION was an American political magazine based in New York City. Published by Harper "> Harper & Brothers founders Fletcher , James , John and Joseph Wesley Harper (1860) Along with his brothers James, John, and Wesley, Fletcher Harper began the publishing company Harper his version became strongly associated with the figure, who was popularized as part of Christmas customs in the late nineteenth century. CIVIL WAR COVERAGE Portraits of escaped slave Gordon (July 4, 1863) Sherman's burning of McPhersonville, South Carolina , illustrated by William Waud (March 4, 1865) Harper's Weekly
Harper's Weekly
was the most widely read journal in the United States throughout the period of the Civil War. So as not to upset its wide readership in the South , Harper's took a moderate editorial position on the issue of slavery prior to the outbreak of the war
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Troy, New York
TROY is a city in the U.S. State
U.S. State
of New York and the seat of Rensselaer County . The city is located on the western edge of Rensselaer County and on the eastern bank of the Hudson River
Hudson River
. Troy has close ties to the nearby cities of Albany and Schenectady , forming a region popularly called the Capital District . The city is one of the three major centers for the Albany Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which has a population of 1,170,483. At the 2010 census , the population of Troy
Troy
was 50,129. Troy's motto is Ilium fuit. Troja est, which means "Ilium was, Troy
Troy
is". Today, Troy
Troy
is home to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the oldest private engineering and technical university in the USA founded in 1824
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War Of 1812
Treaty of Ghent * Military stalemate; both side's invasion attempts repulsed * Status quo ante bellum * Defeat of Tecumseh\'s Confederacy BELLIGERENTS United States
United States
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