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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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1 a covering over the hatchway leading below decks.

2 a raised frame with windows on the quarterdeck of a ship to allow light into the decks...

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Hayes, Rutherford Birchard

Ari Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 3150 words.

Hayes, Rutherford Birchard (04 October 1822–17 January 1893), nineteenth president of the United States, was born in Delaware, Ohio, the posthumous son of Rutherford Hayes, Jr., a farmer...

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Ross, Nellie Tayloe

Maggi Murdock.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government. 1234 words.

Ross, Nellie Tayloe (29 November 1876–19 December 1977), first woman governor in the United States, was born near St. Joseph, Missouri, the daughter of James Wynns Tayloe, a merchant and...

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