The Historical Companion, with Geographical and Historical Notes

The Historical Companion, with Geographical and Historical Notes : Containing the Chronology of the United States, from 1492 to 1857, and of Each of the Thirteen Original States, Tables of the Settlements and Admissions of the States, the Wars, Causes of T

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Excerpt from The Historical Companion, With Geographical and Historical Notes: Containing the Chronology of the United States, From 1492 to 1857, and of Each of the Thirteen Original States; Tables of the Settlements and Admissions of the States, the Wars, Causes of the Wars; Battles, Presidents, and American Inventions Brigade. - Any division of an army commanded by a brigadier. Cabinet. - The Select or secret council of a prince, or Executive Govern ment so called from the apartment in which it was originally held. Campaign. - The time that an army keeps the field, either in action, in marches, or in camp, without going into winter-quarters. Capitulation. - Commonly used in military language to signify the act of surrendering to an enemy upon stipulated terms, in opposition to surren derin g at discretion. Charter. - A written instrument, executed with usual forms, given as evidence of a grant or contract. The charters, under which most of the colo nies were settled, were given by the king, and incorporated certain persons, with power to hold lands granted, to establish a government, and make laws for their own regulation. These were called Charter Governments. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • English
  • 12 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243086202
  • 9780243086207