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LISTS OF PRESIDENTS, CABINETS, JUDGES OF THE SUPREME COURT, FOREIGN
MINISTERS, GOVERNORS OF STATES, &c., WITH SUMMARIES OF ACTS

OF CONGRESS, AND OTHER POLITICAL STATISTICS,

TOGETHER WITH

POLITICAL ESSAYS, ADDRESSES, PARTY PLATFORMS, &c.

MAKING A CONNECTED POLITICAL HISTORY FOR THIRTY YEARS.

VOL. II.

NEW YORK :
PUBLISHED BY THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE,
No. 154 NASSAU STREET.

INDE X.

The Paging refers to the Almanacs of the Different Years.

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Page.

Page. Election Returns.

40, 51 Modes of Weights and Measures Page. . Maine.....

40 State Governinents List of

in Use in Europe and Amer Vermont...

.40

ica... States, Capitals. Governors,Sal

37, 39 Rhode Island

.40 What Shall we Eat-Prices of Araries, Tue of Election and of

Massachusetts.

40 meeting of Legislatures, &c....2

ticles of Food and their Propor. Connecticut

tion of Nutritious Matter.. Popular Vote for President and

.39 New Hampshire.

40 Election Returns.. Population of each State in 1850.2

.40, 51 New York State..

41, 42 Maine.. Government of United States-Ex

.40 New York City ecutire and Judiciary, Thirts.

41, 42
New Hampshire

.40 Pennsylvania..

.43
Massachusetts.

40 third Congress; members of....3

New Jersey..
.44 Vermont

.40 Thirty-fourth Congress, as far as California....

Connectient

40 chosen...

North Carolina.
.45 Rhode Island..

. 40 The War in Europe-Historical Florida....

.45 New York State. Sketch of War of Allied Pow Delaware....

.45
New York City

.41 ers up to Jan. 1, 1855........6, 8 Ohio....

46 Pennslrania.

42 The Know-Nothings---Rise, Pro Missouri...

.47 Virginia.

.42 gress and Probable Destiny of Indiana...

48 New Jersey

43 the Political Party called......9

Illinois.....

49 Ohio.... Statistical View of Ainerica

Jowa...

.50 California.. Name, Size, Population, Cap Michigan

50 Georgia..

45 itals, Chief Executives of Coun. Wisconsin.

51 Tennessee.

46 tries of North and South Amer.

Arkansas..

.51 Maryland ica....

..11
South Carolina...

.51 Kentucky Slavery Legislation, The Acts of

Kansak......

Texas...

.48 Congress which Mark the pro Nebraska....

51 Louisiana. gress of the Slave Power in

Wisconsin. Legislation of the Govern

1856.

Alabama .. ment.. 12, 21

Mississippi Fugitive Slave Law of 1793....12 State Government.---List of Capi North Carolina, Missouri Compromise of 1820..12 tals, Governors, and Expiration lowa...

51 Fugitive Slave Law of 1850....13 of their Terms, Salaries, Time

Illinois.

.51 Kansas and Nebraska Act of of Holding Election, and of

Indiana

51 1854...

...15
Meeting of Legislatures..

Minnesota..
Speech of Wm. II. Seward on Popular Vote for President-Pop Nebraska...

.51 the Nebraska bill........21--26 ulation of States..

.2
Kansas.

..51 Speech of the Hon. Jos. Quincy Government of United States

Oregon. on Fugitive Slave Law..... ..26 Executive and Judiciary... .3 The Public Lands- Act to Gradu Meubers of Thirty-fourth Con.

1857. ate Price of Public Lands to AC gress... tual Settlers....

.28 Governments of Europe-Form of Government of United States--Ex. Act to Establish Offices of Sur. Governments, Naine and Title ecutive and Judiciary..

16 veyor-General of Kansas, Ne of Rulers, Square Miles, Popu Members of Thirty-Fourth Con.. braska, and N. Mexico to Grant lation, Religion, etc.,

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grek....

16 Donations to Actual Settlers...28 Kansax-Extent, Character, and Members of Thirty Fifth Con. Reciprocity Treaty with Canada. 29 Climate, its Settlement, Legisla. gress-as far as chosen.... .18 Treaty with Mexico (Gadsden tion, etc...

.6, 17 Kansas and the Extension of Treaty)..... ..30 The War in the East-Critical and Slavery..

13_-28 Treaty with Japan--Summary of Historical Review of War he. Goveruments of Europe, Form of Treaty

..32 tween Russia and Allies....18, 22 Governments, Religion, PopulaNati Finances, &c.-Abstracts American History in Brief........22 tion, etc.....

.28 of Reports of Secretaries of Origin of Plants....

.22 The Contest for Speaker.

.29 Treasury, Nary, and Postmaster Laws of Congress-Titles and Ab. Nicaragua, Walker's Expedi General... .32, 36 stracts of Important Public Acts tion...

.31-33 Agricultural - Facts for Far of Thirty-thiru Congress: Rights Europe in 1856.

.....31 iners.

..36, 38 of Citizenship; Diplomatic and Laws of Congress-Synopsis of United States Navy-Name of Veg Consular Systems of United those of generalinterest....36-10 sels of War, with Rate, Guns, States; Rates of Postage; Ap Pay of Congress.

36. when and where built, Com propriations ; Carriage of Pas New Guano Islands...

manders, wbere stationed... .38 sengers in Vessels, etc.... .23, 36 Bonndary with British PossesForination of States and Territo Reciprocity Treaty..

36 sions.

..36 ries, and when admitted........39 Measures, not Men-Different Court of Claims...............36

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.33 Bounty Land Law Amended....36 National Platforms.. .33–37 Kansas in 1858... Diplomatic and Consular Service The Case of Dred Scott... .37–44 How they elect Bogus United -Par....

.37 Minnesota - Its Organization as States Senators in Indiala.. 35-37 Grants for Railroads in Different Territory and State, and rapid l'tab and the Mormons.......37-42

growth.

44 Governments of Europe-Names fueral. Civil, and Diplomatic Oregon-Description of State, Sy. of Sovereign, Title, Form of Appropriations, etc., ete.....38 nojisis of Constitution..........46 Government, Square Miles, Pop

43 Prorlanations on

The East Indian Revolt......47-49 ulation, Religion, &c. .. Barr sith Mexico..... .39 Republican Congressmen-Decla

44-63

Election Returns... Disturbances in Kapsas... 40 ration of Principles

49 Maine. Cits Extra Sessions of Con Governments of Europe.

.50 New Hampshire ..40 Election Returus...

.51-63 Vermont Jean Ordinance of 1784.40-42 Maine....

.51

Massachusetts Parts Platforms in 1856-Republi.

44 New Hampshire.

.51 Rhode Island.

Vermont.. 23, Democratic, and Ameri

.51

45-51

New York .. . 42, 43

.46 Massachusetts,

.51 New York City. Election Returns...

.52 Rhode Island...

.51 Pennsylvania.. Vaize..

Connecticut...
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Florida..
Vermont.

New-York.....
.52 North Carolina..

.54 New Hampshire.

Pennsylvania..

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New Jerser,
Macarbosetts.

45
Maryland....

Delaware...
Coutieut

45
Virginia..

.54
Michigan..

.55 Bude leland. 45 North Carolina

.54
Minnesota..

..55 Sesort . 46 Misso ::.

55
Missouri..

.56 Mississippi.

Connecticut

..56 Peansylvania

48
Indiana...
.bu Ohio.....

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.49
Nebraska..

.55

Alansas.. North Carolina.,

Georgia..

.56
Tenden

58 New Jersey 50 Tennessee.. .57 Texas.

08 Delaware .50 Alabama .57 Kansas.

.58 Teutessee..

.51
Kentucky,
.58 Indiana.

59 Virginia 51 Ohio... .59 Illinois..

.60 Kentucky .52 California... .59 Wisconsin.

.61 Georgia 52 Louisiana.. .60 Iowa.....

..62 Logan.. .53 Texas .60 California..

.63
.53
Michigan..

.61
Oregon.......

.63
53
New-York City
.61 State Governments..

...64 Iowa...

.62 Popular Vote for President.......64 Alalawa. .55 Wisconsin.

..63 Souto Carolina..

Minnesota..

.63

1860. Marrland.

.55
Oregon..

.63 United States Government-Ex.56 State Governments - Capitals, ecutive and Indiciary..

16 57-59 Gorernors, etc.

.64 Ministers to Foreign countries, Michigan.

.59 Popular Vote for President, 1848, Illinois,

Couutry, Capital, Salary, etc... 16 .60 1852, 1856...

.64 Meinbers of Thirty-Sixth Con. Josa.... .62

.17-19 Wisconsin,

gress... .63

1859. California.

Postage Rates, Domestic and For.64

United States Gorernment-ExTexas..

.20

eign.... .64

ecutive and Judiciary.... ..16 Land for the Landlesg--Action of Popular Vote for President by

Members of Thirty-fifth ConStates in 1848, 1852, and 1856....64

Congress on Public Lands..21-29 State Governments Gorernors,

gress...

16 The Foreign Slave Trade....30--34 Capitals, Members of Thirty-Sixth Con

.34 General

Kansas....
Election,
gress, as far as elected........18 The Italian War..

36-38 Meeting of Legislatures, etc... 65 Laws of Congress: Abstracts of The Constitution of the United Population and Wealth of United the Important Acts of first seg. States....

39-44 States...

.65

sion of Thirty. Fifth Con Treasury Estimates of Appropriagress..

...19-24 1858.

tions for 1860.. To insne Treasury Notes..... 19 Appropriations made during the Cnited States Government-Ex Admission of Minnesota .20 second session of 35th Congress 45

eentive and Jndiciary..... 16 Land Claims in California, .20 Governments of Europe--Sover. Mephers of Thirty-Fifth Congress 16 Archives of California..

20 eign, Title, Form of GoveruKans-Events of Year......18-22 Fraudy in Land Titles..

.21 ment, Miles, Population, Relig. Niesragua-Termination of Wal Texas Boundary Line..

21 ion, etc...

.46 ter's Espedition........ ..22-24 Appropriations

.22 Election Returns..

47-63 Lars of Congress--Synopsis of Compensation of Congressmen. 23 Maine...

47 those of General Interest..25-31 Difficulties with Paraguay, &c. 24 New Hampshire.. Prepayment of Postage... .25 Kansas--Lecompton, and Lecomp.

Vermont...

.47 Congressional Witnesses. .25 ton, jr...

.2431 Massachusetts.

.47 State Goverument of Minnesota..25 The Lecompton bill, and the Rhode Island..

. 47 Submarine Telegraph.. .26 Crittenden-Montgomery sub New York...

48 Fortifications...

.27
stitute
...21-25 Pennsylvania.

50 Reducing the Tanff.

Act for the Admission of the Maryland....
Appropriations,
State of Kansas into the North Carolina..

51 Swamp Lands, etc., etc..

30
Union.

.29 New Jersey... Proposed Relief for Kansas......31 The Public Lands-Agricultural Georgia.....

32 Mr. Grow's Bill, and the action of Colleges. Bill introduced by Mr. Alabama

53 Congress thereon......

Morrill.....
.31–33! Mississippi.

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Ohio. lediana

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