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726,915 New Orleans.
626,915 Augusta
780,894 Annapolis

996,992 Montgomery
484,471 Little Rock
560,247 Sacramento

537,454 Hartf'rd & N. Hav'n Marshall Jewell.
125,015 Dover.

Fames Ponder.
Harrison Reed..

187,748 Tallahassee
1,184,109 Atlanta
2,539,891 Springfield
1,680,637 Indianapolis
1,191,792 Des Moines
364,399 Topeka
1,321,011 Frankfort

Robert B. Lindsay.

O. A. Hadley, ex-officio.
Newton Booth

Term Expires.

1,184,059 Lansing
439,706 St. Paul.
827,922 Jackson
1,721,295 Jefferson City
122,993 Lincoln
42,491 Carson City
318,300 Concord.
906,096 Trenton.
4,382,758 Albany
1,071,361 Raleigh
2,665,260 Columbus

90,923 Salem..
3,521,791 Harrisburg.

217,353 Newport & Provid. Seth Padelford

705,606 Columbia
1,258,520 Nashvill e.
818,579 Austin
330,051 Montpelier
1,225,163 Richmond

442,014 Charleston 1,054,670 Madison


Fames Milton Smith
John W. Palmer
Conrad Baker.
Cyrus C. Carpenter.
James M. Harvey.
P. H. Lesley--
Henry C. Warmoth.
Sidney Perham.
Wm. Pinkney Whyte.
Wm. B. Washburn
Henry P. Baldwin
Horace Austin
Ridgley C. Powers, ex-offi'o Jan.
B. Gratz Brown, Ind.
Wm. H. James, ex-officio.. Jan.
L. R. Bradley
E. A. Straw -
Joel Parker
John T. Hoffman
T. R. Caldwell, ex-officio
Edward F..Noyes
L. F. Grover
John W. Geary

Legislatnres Meet.

Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov. 1 Monday, Nov. 1 Wed. Sept.


Nov. 1872 3 M. Nov.
Jan. 1873 1 M. Jan.
Dec. 1875*1 M. Dec.
May, 1872 1 W. May.
Jan. 1875*1 Tu. Jan.
Jan. 1873 T. a 1 M. Jan.
Jan. 1873*1 W. Jan.
Jan. 1873 *1 M. Jan.
Jan. 1873 *1 W. Jan.
Jan. 1874 *2 M. Jan.
Jan. 1873 2 Tu. Jan.
Sept. 1874 *1 M. Dec.
Jan. 1873 1 M. Jan.
Jan. 1873 1 W. Jan.
Jan. 1876 *1 W. Jan.
Jan. 1873 1 W. Jan.
Jan. 1873*1 W. Jan.


1 Monday, April.
1 Tu. Aug.
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
Tu, aft. 1 M. Nov.
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
2 Tuesday, Oct.
2 Tuesday, Oct.
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
1 Monday, Aug.
1 Monday, Nov.
2 Monday, Sept.
Tu, aft. I M. Nov.
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
Tu, aft. 1 M. Nov.
1874 T. a 1 M. Jan. Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
1874 T. a 1 M. Jan. Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
1873 *Last M. Dec. Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
1873 *Th. a1M. Ja. 2 Tuesday, Oct.
Jan. 18741 M. Jan.
June 1873 1 M. June.
Jan. 1875 2 Tu. Jan.
Jan. 1873 1 Tu. Jan.
Jan. 1873 1 Th. Nov.
Jan. 1874*1 M. Jan.
Sept. 1874 2 M. Sept.
Jan. 1873 1 Tu. Jan.
May, 1873 May & Jan.
Jan. 1873 3 W. Oct.
Oct. 1874 *1 M. Oct.
Nov. 1873

Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
2 Tuesday, March,
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.
1 Thursday, Aug.
2 Tuesday, Oct.
1 Monday, June.
2 Tuesday, Oct.
1 Wed. April.
4 Monday, Nov.
1 Monday, Aug.

State Elections.

Robert K. Scott.
John C. Brown.
Edmund J. Davis.
John W. Stewart
Oct. 1872 *2 Th. Oct.
Gilbert C. Walker.
Jan. 1874 1 M. Dec.
John F. Jacob
Mar. 1874 2 Tu. Jan.
Cadwallader C. Washburn..Jan. 1874 1 W. Jan.

Democrats in Italic.

1 Tuesday, Sept. Tu. aft. I M. Nov. Thursday, Oct. Tu. aft. 1 M, Nov. *Biennial Sessions and Elections.


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Ulysses S. Grant, of Illinois, President..
Schuyler Colfax, Indiana, Vice-President.
Hamilton Fish, of New York, Secretary of State..

George S. Boutwell, of Massachusetts, Secretary of the Treasury
William W. Belknap, of Iowa, Secretary of War.
George M. Robeson, of New Jersey, Secretary of the Navy
Columbus Delano, of Ohio, Secretary of the Interior.
George H. Williams, of Oregon, Attorney-General..
John A. J. Creswell, of Maryland, Postmaster-General..

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Salmon P. Chase, of Ohio, Chief Justice..
Samuel Nelson, of N, Y., Associate Justice.
Nathan Clifford, of Maine,
Noah H. Swayne, of Ohio,
Samuel F. Miller, of Iowa,
Salary of Associate Justices, $8,000. Court meets first Monday in December, at Wash-

-Salary $8,500
David Davis, of Illinois, Associate Justice.
Stephen J. Field, of Cal.
William M. Strong, of Pa.
Joseph P. Bradley, of N. J.,

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Register of the Treasury,

First Auditor,



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John Jay, N. Y.
James R. Partridge, Md.
Joseph P. Root, Kansas.
Frederick F. Low, Cal.
Elihu B. Washburne, Ill.
Robert C. Schenck, Ohio.
George P. Marsh, Vt..
Thomas H. Nelson, Ind...

George Bancroft, Mass..
Andrew G. Curtin, Penn..
Daniel E. Sickles, N. Y.


J. R. Jones, Ill.

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Leopold Markbreit, Ohio.
Jacob B. Blair, W. Va..
M. J. Cramer, Ky....
.E. Rumsey Wing, Ky..
S. A. Hudson, Iowa.
Henry A. Pierce, Mass..
Henry Baxter, Mich..
C. E. Delong, Oregon.
Chas. T. Gorham, Mich..
Charles N. Riotte, Texas.
See Uruguay..
Chas. H. Lewis, Va...
Thomas Biddle, Penn.........
C. C. Andrews, Mass...
Horace Rublee, Wis.
George H. Boker, Penn..
John L. Stephens, Me..
S. A. Hurlburt, Ill...
William A. Pile, Mo...
E. D. Basset, Pa..
J. Milton Turner.

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Charles Hale.
William Hunter.
William A. Richardson.
-John F. Hartly.
Robert W. Taylor.
-J. M. Brodhead.

W. T. Haines.
John Allison.
David W. Mahon.
Ezra B. French.
Allen Rutherford.

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Stephen J. W. Tabor.
...J. H. Ela.
J. J. Martin.
Francis E. Spinner.
H. R. Hulbird.
J. W. Douglass.
W. T. Sherman.
E. D. Townsend.

Col. Randolph B. Marcy.
Montgomery O. Meigs.
Amos B. Eaton.
-Joseph K. Barnes.
-Joseph Holt.
Benjamin R. Cowen.
Willis Drummond.
J. H. Baker.
M. D. Leggett.
Francis A. Walker.
- John Eaton, jr.
Jas. W. Marshall.
John L. Routeral.
W. H. H. Terrell.
Clement H. Hill.
Frederick Watts.
O. E. Babcock.
Charles D. Drake.


The terms of Spencer of Alabama, Rice of Arkansas, Cole of California, Ferry of Con. necticut, Osborn of Florida, Hill of Georgia, Trumbull of Illinois, Morton of Indiana, Harlan of Iowa, Pomeroy of Kansas, Davis of Kentucky, Kellogg of Louisiana, Vickers of Maryland, Blair of Missouri, Nye of Nevada, Patterson of New Hampshire, Conkling of New York, Pool of North Carolina, Sherman of Ohio, Corbett of Oregon, Cameron of Pennsylvania, Sawyer of South Carolina. Morrill of Vermont, and Howe of Wisconsin, all expire on the 4th of March, 1872. All of these are yet to be chosen except John Sherman of Ohio, who has been already re-elected. The United States Senate now stands; Democrats 17; Republicans 57. Of the retiring members, 21 are Republican, and three are Dem



The following is a full list of the various tickets placed in nomination, or likely to be, up to the time of putting this book to press:

For President.
Ulysses S. Grant

1. Republican,

2. Democratic and Bolters,..Horace Greeley.

3. Labor Reform,

4. Temperance,

5. Revenue Reform,

6. Anti Masonic,

7. Free Love,.

David Davis..
James Black.....

Wm. S. Groesbeck.
Chas. Francis Adams.
Victoria Woodhull..

For Vice President.
Henry Wilson..
B. Gratz Brown.
Joel Parker...
James Russell..
Fred Law Olmsted
J. L. Barlow*
Frederic Douglass.

Of these the third and fifth are aleady out of the field, while the seventh is not of any moment-the candidate for Vice President, very justly deeming the gathering which nominated him, too trivial an affair even to bestow a letter of declination upon. The convention of Labor Reformers was held at Columbus, O., on the 22nd of February. It was thought at first that this nomination by the ostensible representatives of the Labor interest, could be brought to bear on the Cincinnati Convention, or on the Democratic party; and Judge Davis, on being notified of his nomination, hit upon the happy expedient of replying laconically to the committee, "The office of President is one which should be neither sought nor declined by an American citizen," and there letting the matter rest. After it bceame evident that the nominations at Columbus would not be endorsed by any body representing a more numerous constituency, both the candidates formally withdrew. (It should be men. tioned that the Workingmen's Union of New York, representing a larger actual constituency than the Cincinnati gathering, nominated Grant and Wilson about a fortnight before the assembling of the Philadelphia Convention.)

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*Vice Chas. H. Howard, declined. Mr. Adams (said to be a Royal Arch Mason,) has paid no attention to this nomination.


William Lloyd Garrison, the noted anti-slavery pioneer, has sent the following letter to Senator Sumner:

ROXBURY, June 1, 1872.

DEAR MR. SUMNER-I owe it to you to say, with all the frankness which a sincere friendship justifies, that I have carefully read your speech in sharp arraignment of the President, and my conviction is that it is ill judged, ill-timed and so extravagant in its charges and bitter in its personalities as to neutralize whatever of just criticism can be found in it. It will assuredly serve the purposes of the worst foes the cause of impartial freedom has most to fear, very many of them now rallying under the deceptive banner of "Liberal Republicanism," but the loyal, liberty-upholding party with which you have hitherto been proud to be identified will peruse it with deep regret, if not with unfeigned astonishment. Certainly you do not represent Massachusetts in this sweeping impeachment. Her Republican people are almost a unit for the re-election of the man whom you attempt to stain with crime and cover with infamy.

You cannot separate General Grant from the party which put him in the Presidential chair, and which means to keep him in it, if possible, another term, being satisfied as to his ability, integrity and patriotism; and therefore in stigmatizing him as a venal selfseeker and an unscrupulous usurper you virtually pronounce it to be equally corrupt and untrustworthy. This you have a right to do on your own responsibility if you must, but in so doing you will find yourself for the first time in marked opposition to the sentiment of Massachusetts, as its Senator in Congress, and surrounded by allies who have been heretofore your deadliest enemies. Occupying, as I do, an outside position, I write this under no party bias, and only because I feel constrained in this manner to free my mind as a proof of my friendship. Receive it in the spirit which has dictated it.

Faithfully and regretfully yours,


The Cincinnati Nomination the Result of a Plot to which Greeley and Horatio Seymour

were Parties, Extending Back Nearly a Year.

The following are the essential facts of an intrigue whereof Horace Greeley, Horatio Seymour, Waldo Hutchins and Lewis Carmichael were the principal agents, and which resulted in a bargain between Greeley and the Democratic party of New York, for mutual support in the present campaign. The particulars, as related by Carmichael to the editor of the Binghampton Republican, are certified to by many persons of unquestioned veracity and by the affidavits of two such, which are appended hereto.


Lewis Carmichael is a farmer, probably between 50 and 55 years of age, who owns and resides upon a tract of 240 acres of improved land, two miles west of the village of Unadilla, in Otsego county. For over twenty years he has enjoyed the reputation of being a politician of influence and sagacity, and was consulted in times of important political movements by Dickinson and other eminent men.

Carmichael wrote to Mr. Greeley, last September, giving him his view about the then coming presidential campaign, and inviting Greeley to become a candidate. Carmichael's letter was addressed inside to "Hon. Horace Greeley, the next President of the United States. Carmichael told Mr. Greeley that the time had come to "raft over," and he thought the Democratic leaders would drop old issues and support him.


Mr. Greeley answered this letter in a short time. He expressed [then or afterward-the writer is not certain as to time here] his willingness to become a candidate, but was fearful that the Democratic leaders would not support him. A letter from him invited Carmichael to an interview with him.

Carmichael said he went down to New York soon after receiving that letter, and had a long talk with Greeley in the Tribune office. Greeley told Carmichael that Horatio Seymour was a standing candidate with the Democratic party, and that Mr. Seymour would not step aside for him. Carmichael answered that he could not tell about that, as Governor Seymour had not been asked, and had not said what he would do. Carmichael then offered to undertake to secure Seymour's consent and co-operation to the movement, and Mr. Greeley agreed to be a candidate provided he succeeded with Mr. Seymour and other prominent Democrats.

Within a short time after the interview with Greeley, Carmichael saw Governor Seymour. He was not inclined to receive the proposition with much favor. Carmichael gave him his views, and left him to think the matter over. At that time Seymour thought that perhaps Hutchins could be agreed upon as a candidate.

It was not long before Carmichael saw Seymour again, by appointment, and he said he had made up his mind that Carmichael was right, and that the Democrats could support Greeley; or if a portion of the Republican party preferred making a change in the administration, the Democrats should not take advantage of the movement.

Carmichael informed Mr. Greeley, as soon as convenient, of his success with Governor Seymour; and went about the State, immediately, to consult the Democratic leaders. The proposition met with very strong opposition, but the fact that it was about the only thing they could do, convinced the party leaders that they had better do it. If they should elect a prominent man from their ranks he would have political associations, and friends that he could not help serving, and they could not get such an administration as they could by taking up a man with no former political associations he would be under obligations to recognize. The leaders of both parties are corrupt. Such Democratic leaders as Belmont, Marble and others, have been making money and political capital out of our following, and the party has continually lost. Three millions of Democratic votes had become useless for want of proper management of them, and we thought it was time to turn the tables and compel the leaders to follow for a while.

In 1860 we might have elected Houston, if we had nominated him, over Lincoln, because Houston claimed that the territories were the common property of all the States, and the Democrats all over the United States could have united on that principle. In 1864 we could have elected Reverdy Johnson over Lincoln. And in 1868 we could have elected Chase over Grant. We had fooled away so many opportunities that we concluded it was best to drop some of the old, unpopular doctrines this fall and come out in shape to succeed.

Carmichael refused to show any letters, alleging that he had already shown letters to the editor of this paper. He said he did not understand Mr. Greeley as desiring there should be secrecy about the movement. [Precisely how he desired to be understood here, is uncertain.] The first plan, Carmichael said, was to call a convention in Otsego county to nominate Mr. Greeley, and start the campaign in that manner.

Last April Mr. Greeley, true to his usual vacillating habit, wrote to Carmichael saying that he believed the Democrats preferred a candidate from their own ranks, and would not unite in his support; therefore he desired to be withdrawn from the canvass. But Carmichael prevailed upon him to stick to it until they knew what the Democratic leaders would do. It was not best to back down before they had time to work the thing up.



[Of Mr. Carpenter, who makes the following affidavit, the Binghampton Republican "he is a young man of unusual ability, and probity; was reared in Unadilla; is respected by all who know him; and he is widely known. As the editor of the Oneonta Herald, one of the best and most trustworthy weekly journals of the State, he is highly esteemed. With his own readers, no certification could be stronger than his owu word."] ONEONTA, July 17, 1872.

C. S. Carpenter, being duly sworn, deposes and says that he is a resident of Oneonta, Otsego county, in the Sate of New York, and that he is well acquainted with Lewis Carmichael, of Unadilla, in said county. That Carmichael has for many years been a Democrat, interested in county, State and national_conventions, which he frequently attended; and that he has for about a year past been engaged in seeking a Democratic candidate for the presidency. That Carmichael was last fall in correspondence with Horace Greelev and Horatio Seymour, on the question of making new issues; one of which was the payment of pensions to disabled rebel soldiers, as well as to Union soldiers; and that deponent saw letters from said Greeley and from Seymour, on that question. That one of Greeley's letters, which deponent recognized by what he knows of Greeley's handwriting, and by the Tribune heading (this letter being an answer to a letter of Carmichael, asking his views on the Confederate pension question), expressed the views of Mr. Greeley as favorable to the passage of a law providing that the general government pay pensions to Southern disabled soldiers; although he (Greeley) doubted whether Congress would pass such a bill. That deponent read the letter carefully, and this was its true expression and meaning; and it was freely discussed between Carmichael and deponent. That this letter was, according to deponent's best recollection, dated in August or early in September, 1871. Deponent saw a letter from Horatio Seymour on the same subject, at about the same time. Mr. Seymour expressed himself in opposition to making the pension an issue then.

That deponent also saw another letter of Horace Greeley, addressed to Carmichael, in which Greeley invited Carmichael to call on him in New York, to talk over political issues that had been broached between them; and a separate part of that letter, which deponent did not have opportunity of reading carefully, expressed, as deponent casually noticed, and was distinctly informed by Carmichael, the possibility that Greeley would accept the nomination for president, if the nomination were tendered to him in 1872. That Carmichael was absent from Otsego shortly afterward, and received from Greeley, as Carmichael distinctly and emphatically stated to him, Mr. Greeley's positive consent to be the Democratic candidate for president in 1872, if the nomination were given to him. The date of this letter was in October, 1871.

That Carmichael endeavored to induce deponent to consent to advocate paying pensions to Southern soldiers, as a measure of conciliation between North and South, and to support Mr. Greeley for the presidency.

That it was fully understood between deponent and Carmichael that Greeley was to be pressed for Democratic nomination. That deponent regarded Carmichael as a candid man

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