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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

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Structural division in the length of a building or roof. The unit within a building between a pair of piers or buttresses; the division of a roof marked by its main trusses.

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Allston, Robert Francis Withers

James M. Clifton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Agriculture and Farming. 969 words.

Allston, Robert Francis Withers (21 April 1801–07 April 1864), planter and statesman, was born on “Hagley Plantation” in All Saints Parish (Georgetown District), South Carolina, the son of...

Sterling, Ross Shaw

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1158 words.

Sterling, Ross Shaw (11 February 1875–25 March 1949), oilman and politician, was born near Anahuac, Chambers County, Texas, the son of Benjamin Franklin Sterling, a storekeeper and farmer,...

Davies, Henry Eugene, Jr.

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1535 words.

Davies, Henry Eugene, Jr. (02 July 1836–06 September 1894), soldier and public official, was born in New York City, the son of Henry Eugene Davies, a lawyer and judge, and Rebecca Tappan. A...