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Thomas Banks

Overview page. Subjects: Art.

(b London, 22 Dec. 1735; d London, 2 Feb. 1805).

English sculptor. He was one of the most serious-minded of British Neoclassical artists, aiming at noble treatment of elevated...

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Varieties of Strict Interpretation

Eric Lomazoff.

in Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy

November 2018; p ublished online May 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: US Politics. 7311 words.

This chapter offers a reexamination of the 1791 debates within Congress and the executive branch over Alexander Hamilton’s national bank bill. It jettisons a key feature of the traditional...

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McFadden, Louis Thomas

Robert C. Olson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking. 1164 words.

McFadden, Louis Thomas (25 July 1876–01 October 1936), banker and congressman, was born in Troy, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, the son of Theodore L. McFaddin [ sic] and Julia Babb,...

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Byrnes, Thomas F.

James F. Richardson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; State and Local Government. 733 words.

Byrnes, Thomas F. (15 June 1842–07 May 1910), New York City police official, was born in Ireland, the son of William Byrnes and Rose Doyle. The family immigrated to New York City when...

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Moore, Thomas Patrick

John R. Van Atta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1236 words.

Moore, Thomas Patrick (1796?–21 July 1853), congressman and diplomat, was born in Charlotte County, Virginia, but spent his childhood and most of his adult life near Harrodsburg, Kentucky....

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Robertson, Thomas Campbell (1789–1863), administrator in India

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 542 words.

Robertson, Thomas Campbell (1789–1863), administrator in India, born at Kenilworth on 9 November 1789, was the youngest son of Captain George Robertson RN, who was offered a knighthood by...

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Monteath, Sir James (1847–1929), administrator in India

A. C. McWatters.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 796 words.

Monteath, Sir James (1847–1929), administrator in India, was born at Guileburn, Lockerbie, on 7 September 1847, the fourth son of Thomas Monteath, of the Bank of Scotland, who came from an...

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