Observations conducted at Cuxhaven in 1839, had revealed the existence, at the surface of the waters of the Baltic, of living Diatoms and Radiolaria of the same species as those which, in a fossil state, constitute extensive rocks of tertiary age at Caltanisetta, Zante, and Oran, on the shores of the Mediterranean.
From the consideration of these facts, Ehrenberg, as early as the year 1839, had arrived at the conclusion that rocks, altogether similar to those which constitute a large part of the crust of the earth, must be forming, at the present day, at the bottom of the sea; and he threw out the suggestion that even where no trace of organic structure is to be found in the older rocks, it may have been lost by metamorphosis.
The following passages in Ehrenberg's memoir on The Organisms in the Chalk which are still living (1839), are conclusive: "7.
It seems to have been destroyed in the Civil war, but even in 1839 much remained of it.
"Within the memory of many persons now living," writes Mr Duthy in 1839, "considerable vestiges of a strong and extensive building stood in the meadows to the north of the church, which were the dilapidated remains of an ancient palace of the Bishops of Winchester.
The said Thomas Greg the younger died in 1839, and left the said property to his nephew, Robert Philips Greg, now of Coles Park, West Mill, in the same county; and the said Robert Philips Greg in 1884 conveyed it to his nephew, Thomas Tylston Greg, of 15 Clifford's Inn, London, in whose possession it now is in substantially the same condition as it was in 1815.
Among the writers of this period are also Claus Frimann (1746-1829), Peter Harboe Frimann (1752-1839), Claus Fasting (1746-1791), John Wibe (1748-1782), Edward Storm (1749-1794), C.H. Pram (1756-1821), Jonas Rein (1760-1821), and Jens Zetlitz (1761-1821), all of them Norwegians by birth.
One essayist, Walter Pater (1839-1894), an Oxford graduate and teacher, who kept himself aloof from contemporary thought, produced almost a new type of serious prose, distinguished for color, ornamentation, melody, and poetic thought.
His essays, collected and published in 1839 under the title, Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, contained his sympathetic Essay on Burns, which no subsequent writer has surpassed.
The best and most representative of these works are Nicholas Nickleby (1838-1839), Barnaby Rudge (1841), Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-1844), Dombey and Son (1846-1848), David Copperfield (1849-1850), Bleak House (1852-1853), Hard Times (1854), A Tale of Two Cities (1859), and Our Mutual Friend (1864).
In 1839 Henry Clay offered a petition for the repression of all agitation respecting slavery in the District.
Mill, then about to leave the Westminster, wished to insert it as a final shout; but Carlyle declined, and in 1839 expanded his article into a book called "Chartism," which was rapidly sold and loudly noticed.
Darwin himself thought that he gained much by a delay in publishing, from about 1839, when the "Darwinian" theory was clearly conceived, to 1859; and that he lost nothing, because he cared very little whether men attributed most originality to him or to Wallace.
1839 .... 52, 53 1891-95 Charles F. Crisp Ga. 1845 1896 54, 55 1895-99 Thomas B. Reed Me.
1839 .... PRINCIPAL UNITED STATES EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND SALARIES.
B. TRIFOLIOLATA (syn Mahonia trifoliolata).Mexico, 1839.
P. GORDONIANUS, an American species (1839), is a well-known and beautiful shrub, in which the flowers are usually double the size of those of the common species, and which are not produced till July, while those of P. coronarius appear in early May. P. GRANDIFLORUS (syns P. floribundus, P. latifolius and P. speciosus).Southern United States, 1811.
Citizen Protot, appointed Delegate of Justice by a decree of the twentieth of April, 1871, was born in 1839.
Trade grew worse, but there was no sign that the masters were suffering; they still had their carriages and their comforts; the woe in these terrible years 1839, 1840, and 1841 seemed to fall wholly upon the poor.
(New York, 1839.)
Lord John, who had been admitted to the Cabinet in 1831 during Lord Grey's Government, became Home Secretary in Lord Melbourne's Government in 1835, and in 1839 he was appointed Colonial Secretary, which office he held at the time of his second marriage.
In 1839, he published his collection of oral legends from the Indian wigwams, under the general cognomen of Algic Researches.
The lake-business now increased so much, that in 1839 a regular line of eight boats was formed to run from Buffalo to Chicago.
[From London and Westminster Review October, 1839] All countries at all times require, and England perhaps at the present not less than others, men having a faith at once distinct and large, the expression of what is best in their times, and having also the courage to proclaim it, and take their stand upon it....
" Quincy, Jan. 9th, 1839.
He gives the following testimony in a letter dated, Jan. 21, 1839.
HIRAM WHITE Otter Creek Prairie, Jan. 22, 1839.
Extract of a letter, dated January 3, 1839, from John M. Nelson, Esq., of Hillsborough.
Fort Lee, Bergen Co., New Jersey, Fourth month 6th, 1839.
To show that American slavery has always had one uniform character of diabolical cruelty, we will go back one hundred years, and prove it by unimpeachable witnesses, who have given their deliberate testimony to its horrid barbarity, from 1739 to 1839.
Extract of a letter from SARAH M. GRIMKÉ, dated 4th Month, 2nd, 1839 "If the following extracts from letters which I have received from South Carolina, will be of any use thou art at liberty to publish them.
"Committed, a mulatto fellowhis back shows lasting impressions of the whip, and leaves no doubt of his being A SLAVE" J.K. Roberts, sheriff, Blount county, Ala., in the "Huntsville Democrat," Dec. 9, 1839.
FROM THE PHILANTHROPIST, Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 26, 1839.
The LOUISVILLE REPORTER (Kentucky,) Jan. 15, 1839, contains the report of a trial for inhuman treatment of a female slave.
RIPLEY, Feb. 20, 1839.
Extract of a letter from a MEMBER OF CONGRESS, to the Editor of the New York American, dated Washington, Feb. 18, 1839.
EXTRACT OF A LETTER FROM REV. C. STEWART RENSHAW, of Quincy, Illinois, dated Jan. 1, 1839.
" Rev. THOMAS SAVAGE, pastor of the Congregational Church at Bedford, New Hampshire, who was for some years a resident of Mississippi and Louisiana, gives the following fact, in a letter dated January 9, 1839.
Mr. GIDDINGS, member of Congress from Ohio, in his speech in the House of Representatives, Feb. 13, 1839, made the following statement: "On the beautiful avenue in front of the Capitol, members of Congress, during this session, have been compelled to turn aside from their path, to permit a coffle of slaves, males and females, chained to each other by their necks, to pass on their way to this national slave market."
Mr. R. Furman, Charleston, S.C. in the "Charleston Mercury" Jan. 12, 1839.
Kinlock, in the "Charleston, S.C. Courier," May 1, 1839.
Jesse Debruhl, sheriff, Richland District, "Columbia (S.C.) Telescope," Feb. 24, 1839.
EXTRACT OF A LETTER FROM STEPHAN SEWALL, Esq., Winthrop, Maine, dated Jan. 12th, 1839.
Jan. 1839 "I have not attempted to harrow your feelings with stories of cruelty.
The following is an extract of a letter dated March 5, 1839, from Mr. JOHN CLARKE, a highly respected citizen of Scriba, Oswego county, New York, and a member of the Presbyterian church.
Extract of a letter from DOCTOR F. JULIUS LEMOYNE, of Washington, Pennsylvania, dated Jan. 9, 1839.
" Colebrook, Connecticut, March 18, 1839.
Pennsylvania, dated Jan 7, 1839.
Chippeca Township, Beaver co. Pa. Jan. 7, 1839.
The New York Commercial Advertiser of February 25, has a communication from Amos Townsend, Esq., Cashier of the New Haven Bank; dated New Haven, February 21, 1839, from which we make the following extract.
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He studied at Oxford, where he gained the Newdigate prize for English poetry in 1839.
LOCKHART, J. G., Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart., 10 vols., Edinburgh, 1839.
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ABORIGINAL WANTONNESS One of the first explorers of the desert interior was Eyre (1839).
Another early explorer of the interior (1839), T.L. Mitchell, gives this glimpse of aboriginal morality (I., 133): "The natives ... in return for our former disinterested kindness, persisted in their endeavors to introduce us very particularly to their women.
The one was the plan and starting of the series of Plain Sermons in 1839, to which not only the Kebles, Williams, and Copeland contributed their volumes, but also Newman and Dr. Pusey.
[Plain Sermons, by contributors to the Tracts for the Times, 1st Series, January 1839.]
But his action in the movement was impeded by his failure in health, and cut short by his early death, January 1839.
These grew in size and strength, until in 1839 there were six hundred and eighty-eight of these societies.
The classes were conducted in a building intended originally for a rectory, until that was destroyed by fire in 1839, when the school was again moved.
The Trustees would not yield at once and, in March, 1839, presented a petition to the Legislature, praying it not to pass an act requiring them to give up the property to the Regents.
In a review of one of his books, in the Art Union of 1839, the following sentence completes the criticism:"As
As to the customs observed at menstruation by Indian women in South America, see further A. d'Orbigny, L'Homme Americain (Paris, 1839), i. 237.
P.E. Müller (Copenhagen, 1839-1858), lib.
C.O. Müller (Leipsic, 1839), p. 106, s.v.
312 sq.; J.D.H. Temme, Die Volkssagen der Altmark (Berlin, 1839), pp.
44-47; F.A. Reimann, Deutsche Volksfeste (Weimar, 1839), p. 37; "Sitten und Gebräuche in Duderstadt," Zeitschrift für deutsche Mythologie und Sitten-kunde, ii.
(Paris and Strasbourg, 1839-1843), p. 420;
But as for three of the intermediate years 1837, 1838, and 1839, the exports are returned at L.286,636, L.243,839, and L.262,231, exclusive of fluctuations downwards in previous years, it will be more satisfactory to take the averages for five years each, of the term.
Not that it is of any signification for more than uniformity, because, on referring to years antecedent to 1839, the relation between imports of cottons and re-exports, with the places from which imported and to which re-exports took place, is not sensibly disturbed.
The returns for the whole of Sardinia are not possessed later than 1838, but those for Genoa, its chief port, are for 1839, and nearly the whole imports into Sardinia, as well as exports, are effected at Genoa.
That year was one of excessive imports and 1839 one of equal depression, but this can only bear upon the facts of the case so far as proportionate quantities.
"Of the imports and exports of Naples, unfortunately, no accounts are possessed; but the imports of cottons into the island of Sicily for 1839 were only to the extent of L.26,000, of which to the value of L.8,000 only from England.
The whole of the inconsiderable exports of cottons from Malta are made to Turkey, Greece, the Barbary States, Egypt, and the Ionian Isles, according to the returns of 1839.
In 1839, aided by Dr. Leuret, he revived the School for Idiots in the Bicêtre, subsequently under the charge of M. Vallée.
ADLER, HERMANN, son and successor of the following, born in Hanover; a vigorous defender of his co-religionists and their faith, as well as their sacred Scriptures; was elected Chief Rabbi in 1891; b. 1839.
CODRINGTON, SIR EDWARD, a British admiral; entered the navy at 13; served under Howe at Brest, in the capacity of captain of the Orion at Trafalgar, in the Walcheren expedition, in North America, and at Navarino in 1827, when the Turkish fleet was destroyed; served also in Parliament from 1832 to 1839, when he was appointed Commander-in-Chief at Portsmouth (1770-1851).
MOND, LUDWIG, distinguished technical chemist and inventor, born at Cassel, in Germany; was a pupil of Kolbe and Bunsen, and has made important additions to chemical-industrial processes and products; b. 1839.
on "Reserve in Religious Teaching" (1802-1865). WILLIAMS, JOHN, missionary and martyr, born near London; brought up an ironmonger; offered his services to the London Missionary Society; was sent out in 1816 to the Society Islands; laboured with conspicuous success among the natives; came home in 1834, and after four years returned, but was murdered at Erromango in the New Hebrides, and his body eaten by the cannibals (1796-1839).
In January, 1839, he was a candidate for reelection to the United States Senate; the result was a deadlock, and the question was indefinitely postponed before any choice had been made.
December 4, 1839, the Whig national convention, at Harrisburg, Pa., nominated him for Vice-President on the ticket with William Henry Harrison, and at the election on November 10, 1840, he was elected, receiving 234 electoral votes to 48 for Richard M. Johnson, of Kentucky.
I had entirely forgotten, but find from my diary that it was our pleasant friend but indifferent preacher, Dr. Dibdin, who on the 11th of February, 1839, married my sister, Cecilia, to Mr., now Sir John, Tilley.
On reaching Douarnenez in the summer of 1839 I wrote:"The whole population and the existence of Douarnenez depend on the sardine fishery.
boxeswhen I was at Douarnenez in 1839.
I wrote in 1839 "Very near Treguier, on a spot appropriately selected for such a worshipthe barren top of a bleak unsheltered eminencestands the chapel of Notre Dame de la Haine!
Returning from my Breton journey, I reached my mother's house in York Street on the 23rd of July, 1839, and on the 26th of the same month left London with her to visit my married sister in her new home at Penrith, where Mr. Tilley had established himself as Post Office surveyor of the northern district.
We left Penrith on that occasion without having formed any decided intention of establishing ourselves there, and returned to London towards the end of August, 1839.
* * * * * THE SPHINX (1839) It is the fairy forest old, With lime-tree blossoms scented!
Retrieved May 7th, 2013 He later served two more terms from 1839 to 1843 and from 1843 to 1845, and is often referred to as "The Founder of the Republic".
Ribalonga belonged on the 13th century to the parish of Vila Chã, on 1839 to Vila Real, on 1852 to Vilar de Maçada and on 1872 to Alijó.
The Apollinariskirche was built 1839-1842 on the site of the medieval Martinskirche.
He is a descendant of the famous master sculptor and jeweller Charles Edenshaw (1839-1920), the father of his great-grandmother, on his mother's side.
Immigration from the south-east of England was vigorous, as 46.7% of the NZ Company settlers from 1839-50 were from London and the south-east of England (Gordon et al.
Kingston Chronicle (Kingston, ON), September 21st, 1839, page 2Crew Perishes on Schooner New YorkMr.