1834 – Born in Conway, Mass on the 18th of August. 1856 – He was hired in 1856 by the mercantile house of Cooley, Wadsworth and Company, in which he attained full partnership. 1865 – He and Levi Zeigler Leiter, one of his junior partners. 1867 – Palmer formally withdrew, the organization ..
1698 – Born on March 19th in Lacabarède, France. Huguenot cloth merchant whose execution caused the philosopher Voltaire to lead a campaign for religious toleration and reform of the French criminal code. 1761 – Calas was arrested and charged with having murdered his son to prevent or punish his conversion to Catholicism. 1762 – Found ..
1810 – Born on December 24th in Fayetteville, Tennessee. Indian trader, farmer, lawyer, and founder of Dallas. 1833 – He moved to Arkansas, where he became an Indian trader. 1839 – Bryan made his first trip to the future site of Dallas, Texas. 1842 – He persuaded several families who had settled at Bird’s Fort ..