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Pitts, Joseph

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 50 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Active in London.

Sculptor.

Joseph Pitts, son of William Pitts, was active from 1830 and was an exhibitor at the Royal Academy, where...

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Pitt, Captain Francis Joseph

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 141 words.

RN, CB 1900

Born Nov. 1840; s of William and g s of Joseph Pitt, MP, of Estcourt, Co. Wilts, and Pittville, Cheltenham; m 1870...

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Pitts, Joseph (1663?–1739?), travel writer

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 1066 words.

Pitts, Joseph (1663?–1739?), travel writer, was born in Exeter, one of several children of John Pitts, a nonconformist and signatory to a petition from a church in Exeter to Charles II. He...

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Pitt, Joseph (1759–1842), property developer and politician

James Hodsdon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; UK Politics. 1490 words.

Pitt, Joseph (1759–1842), property developer and politician, was born in 1759 at Little Witcombe, a hamlet in Badgeworth, Gloucestershire, where he was baptized at the parish church on 24...

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Pitts, Joseph (bap. 1821, d. 1880)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sculpture and Carving. 3 words.

See Pitts family

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Sleeman, His Honour (Stuart) Colin

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 142 words.

Born 10 March 1914; s of Stuart Bertram Sleeman and Phyllis Grace (née Pitt); m 1944, Margaret Emily, d of late William Joseph Farmer; two ...

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Hooper, Arthur George

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 43 words.

Born 30 Jan. 1857; s of George Freeman Hooper and Sarah Pitt; m Fanny, d of Rev. Joseph Shillito of Birmingham; died 28 April 1940

Served on Dudley Town Council; MP...

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Field, John M.

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 56 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in London.

Born 1771; died 1841, in Molesey, near London.

Painter. Portraits, landscapes.

John Field exhibited...

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Board of Trade

Overview page. Subjects: British History.

The origins of the department may be traced back to 1621 when, in the face of a trade recession, a number of committees were appointed, under the guidance of Cranfield, to consider the...

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Sir Carol Reed

Overview page. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945).

(1906–1976)

British film director who made some exceptional films in the postwar years. He was knighted in 1952.

Reed, who was born in London and educated at King's...

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Steele, Carrie

Mary Krane Derr.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1058 words.

children's home founder and director, was born into slavery in Georgia, as was her father. Her mother, also a slave, was born in Virginia. As a small child, Steele was orphaned. Unlike...

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Medal of Honor, African American Recipients of the

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 202 words.

(Arranged alphabetically by war) NameRankServiceWarStateAwardedBarnes, William H.PVTArmyCivil WarMD1865Beaty, Powhatan1SGArmyCivil WarOH1865Blake, RobertContrabandNavyCivil...

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Wilson, Harriet E. (1828 - 1863), Fiction Writer

Gabrielle P. Foreman and Reginald H. Pitts.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2664 words.

If Hattie E. Wilson diagnosed her own illness, she prescribed the right cure. Once known as “our Nig” to the New Hampshire family to whom she was informally indentured as a child, she...

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Haiti

Philippe R. Girard.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1380 words.

Haiti, which occupies the western third of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, is the Western Hemisphere's second independent republic and the world's first black republic. Frederick...

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Geographies of Crime and Justice: Contemporary Transitional Justice and the Creation of ‘Zones of Impunity’

Chandra Lekha Sriram and Amy Ross.

in International Journal of Transitional Justice

March 2007; p ublished online March 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law; Human Rights. 10465 words.

This article explores some of the challenges that transnational crimes pose to the operation of transnational justice. By transnational crimes, we mean serious violations of international...

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Bolden, Frank E.

Michelle K. Massie.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1354 words.

journalist and historian, was born Franklin Eugene Bolden Jr. in Washington County, Pennsylvania, the eldest of three sons of Franklin Eugene Bolden Sr., the first black mail carrier in...

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Shareholder rights: an evolving story

Robert M. Hart and Stephen Wallenstein.

in Capital Markets Law Journal

April 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Financial Law; Capital Markets. 7325 words.

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