Samuel Adams, early colonial leader.

Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams, early colonial leader.

The engraved illustration of The Grief of Hannah, from the Cologne bible.

The Grief of Hannah

The engraved illustration of The Grief of Hannah, from the Cologne bible.

Samuel Morse explaining his telegraph to members of Congress.

Samuel Morse

Samuel Morse explaining his telegraph to members of Congress.

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

The Young Samuel Brought to Eli

"And they slew a bullock, and brought the child to Eli." 1Samuel 1:25 KJV

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV

The Call of Samuel

"That the LORD called Samuel: and he answered, Here am I." 1Samuel 3:4 KJV

"Under the popular impulse, and against the theocratic principle, Saul, the son of Kish, of the tribe of Benjamin, was chosen for the royal honor, and was anointed by the prophet Samuel. With this event the second period of Israelitish history begins."—Ridpath, 1885

Saul Anointed by Samuel

"Under the popular impulse, and against the theocratic principle, Saul, the son of Kish, of the tribe…

"Probably no inventive contribution has been offered to the cotton trade more important than the mule. Samuel Crompton of Bolton completes in 1775 his invention of the mule jenny, contriving which he had been engages for several years. But this machine, possessing great merit and advantages, did not come into general use, nor was its value known, until after the expiration of Arkwright's patent, the spinner till then being confined to the rove prepared from common jenny spinning, which was unsuitable to the mule jenny." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The Mule

"Probably no inventive contribution has been offered to the cotton trade more important than the mule.…

"The distinguished Democrat, Samuel J. Tilden, was born in New York City." —The Popular Cyclopedia, 1888

Samuel J Tilden

"The distinguished Democrat, Samuel J. Tilden, was born in New York City." —The Popular Cyclopedia,…