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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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Boone, Thomas (1730/31–1812), colonial governor and public official

Robert M. Weir.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 889 words.

Boone, Thomas (1730/31–1812), colonial governor and public official, was born in England, the son of Charles Boone (d. 1735), member of parliament and governor of Bombay, and his second...

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O'Connell, Sir Maurice Charles (1812–1879), soldier, administrator, and politician in Australia

Marc Brodie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Politics. 1287 words.

O'Connell, Sir Maurice Charles (1812–1879), soldier, administrator, and politician in Australia, was born on 13 January 1812 at the military barracks in what became Wynyard Square, Sydney....

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Brady, John (d. 1814), government official and author

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration. 131 words.

Brady, John (d. 1814), government official and author, was employed as a clerk in the victualling office. He was the author of Clavis calendaria, or, A Compendious Analysis of the Calendar,...

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Day, Albert

Sarah W. Tracy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; US Politics; State and Local Government. 849 words.

Day, Albert (06 October 1812–26 April 1894), physician, temperance advocate, legislator, and leader in the treatment of inebriety, was born in Wells, Maine, the son of Nahum Day and Persis...

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