Sir John Sherbrooke

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Gettysburg Address - Background
... to Gettysburg on November 18, Lincoln remarked to John Hay that he felt weak ... On the morning of November 19, Lincoln mentioned to John Nicolay that he was dizzy ... In the railroad car the President rode with his secretary, John G ...
1782 - Births
1830) March 13 – Sir Robert Bateson, 1st Baronet, Irish nobility (d. 1863) March 18 – John C. 1861) July 26 – John Field, Irish composer (d ...
Jan Hus
1369 – 6 July 1415), often referred to in English as John Hus or John Huss, was a Czech priest, philosopher, reformer, and master at Charles University in ... After John Wycliffe, the theorist of ecclesiastical Reformation, Hus is considered the first Church reformer (living prior to Luther, Calvin, and Zwingli) ...
John Wyndham
... John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris (10 July 1903 – 11 March 1969) was an English science fiction writer who usually used the pen name John Wyndham, although he also ...
Sir John Sherbrooke (Halifax) - Fate
... In the autumn of 1814 Sir John Sherbrooke was outward bound from Halifax with a cargo of oil and dried fish ... However, a British squadron came along and chased Sir John Sherbrooke ashore ... Salvage was impracticable, so Sir John Sherbrooke was set on fire and burned to the water's edge ...

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