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1812

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...

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Burleigh, William Henry

Chris Padgett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1137 words.

Burleigh, William Henry (02 February 1812–18 March 1871), abolitionist and editor, was born in Woodstock, Connecticut, the son of Rinaldo Burleigh, a schoolmaster and farmer, and Lydia...

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Beman, Amos Gerry

Clifton H. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1141 words.

Beman, Amos Gerry (1812–1874), clergyman and abolitionist, was born in Colchester, Connecticut, the son of Jehiel C. Beman, a clergyman. Nothing is known of his mother. He grew up and...

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Steward, Austin

William H. Pease and Jane H. Pease.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1012 words.

Steward, Austin (1793–1865), antislavery reformer, was born in Virginia, the son of Robert Steward and Susan (maiden name unknown), slaves. About 1800 a well-to-do planter, William Helm,...

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Campbell, Tunis Gulic

Russell Duncan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1322 words.

Campbell, Tunis Gulic (01 April 1812–04 December 1891), abolitionist and Georgia politician, was born free in Middlebrook, New Jersey, the son of John Campbell, a blacksmith, and an unknown...

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Stewart, Alvan

Milton C. Sernett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1199 words.

Stewart, Alvan (01 September 1790–01 May 1849), lawyer and abolitionist, was born in South Granville, New York, the son of Uriel Stewart, a farmer. His mother’s name is unknown. In 1795 the...

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Potter, Ray

Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1028 words.

Potter, Ray (22 June 1795–01 March 1858), Baptist minister and businessman, was born in Cranston, Rhode Island, the son of Andrew Potter, a carpenter and revolutionary war veteran, and...

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