Briggs Hollowell H Emery (1767 - 1840)

Briggs Hollowell H Emery
1767 - 1840
updated February 06, 2019
Briggs Hollowell H Emery was born on November 11, 1767 at Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. He died on June 10, 1840 at Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, USA at 72 years old.

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Briggs Hollowell Emery was born on at Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA,
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Briggs Hollowell Emery died on at Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, USA,
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Briggs Hollowell H Emery died on June 10, 1840 at Fairfield, Somerset, Maine, USA at 72 years old. He was born on November 11, 1767 at Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. We have no information about Briggs Hollowell's surviving family.
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In 1807, by the time he was 40 years old, on March 2nd, the U.S. Congress passed an act to "prohibit the importation of slaves into any port or place within the jurisdiction of the United States . . . from any foreign kingdom, place, or country" This Federal law, proposed by Thomas Jefferson in 1806, took effect on January 1,1808. However, historians estimate that over 50,000 slaves were brought to the U.S. after the Act since the U.S. did not include Spanish Florida and Texas - and therefore places where slaves could be brought in.

In 1819, Briggs Hollowell was 52 years old when on January 2nd, the first major peacetime financial crisis in the United States began. Called The Panic of 1819, banks created a crisis when they began foreclosing on heavily mortgaged farms and businesses.

In 1822, by the time he was 55 years old, was the year that coffee was no longer banned in Sweden. Originally used as a religious drink in Arabia more than 1100 years ago, coffee was banned in many European countries until the 18th century.

In 1836, by the time he was 69 years old, on June 15th, Arkansas was the 25th state admitted into the United States of America - and the 13th slave state in the Union. Originally part of the Louisiana Purchase, the area became the Territory of Arkansas in 1819 and the Territory immediately began the process of expelling native Americans to west of the Mississippi.

In 1840, in the year of Briggs Hollowell H Emery's passing, on February 6th, Māori chiefs and the British parliament signed the Treaty of Waitangi. The Treaty created a British governor of New Zealand and gave the Maori people the rights of British citizens.

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