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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.

19 AUG 1935

BRARY

INDE X.

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1855.

Page.

Page.
Election Returns...

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

in Use in Europe and Amer.
State Governments List of

Vermont.......

40 i ca........................37, 39
States, Capitals, Governors Sal-

Rhode Island ....

40 What Shall we Eat-Prices of Ar-
aries, Time of Election and of

Massachusetts..

40 ticles of Food and their Propor-
meeting of Legislatures, &c....2

Connecticut .....

40 tion of Nutritious Matter.......39
Popular Vote for President and

New Hampshire.

..40 Election Returns..
Population of each State in 1850.2

New-York State..

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

New-York City..

New Hampshire ..
ecutive and Judiciary, Thirty-
Pennsylvania...

Massachusetts.....
third Congress; members of....3 New Jersey.....

.44) Vermont .......

.40
Thirty-fourth Congress, as far as

California....

Connecticut.
chosen..........................51
North Carolina.

Rhode Island.....
The War in Europe-Historical Florida......

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

New-York City..
ers up to Jan. 1, 1855........6, 8
Ohio.....

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

Virginia...

.42
gress and Probable Destiny of
Indiana....

New Jersey ..
the Political Party called......9
Illinois.....

Ohio......
Statistical View of America-

Iowa......

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

Georgia....
itals, Chief Executives of Coun-
Wisconsin.

Tennessee..
tries of North and South Amer-
Arkansas....

Maryland ..
ica............................11 South Carolina..

Kentucky ....
Slavery Legislation - The Acts of

Kansas......

Texas.......
Congress which Mark the pro-
Nebraska....

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 Governments--List of Capi North Carolina.
Missouri Compromise of 1820..12 tals, Governors, and Expiration Iowa......
Fugitive Slave Law of 1850....13 of their Terms, Salaries, Time

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

Indiana .....

.....51
1854.........................15 Meeting of Legislatures.........2

Minnesota....

.....51
Speech of Wm. H. Seward on Popular Vote for President-Pop-

Nebraska....

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

Kapsas......

.....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- Members of Thirty-fourth Con.

1857.
ate Price of Public Lands to Ac- gress...........................3
tual Settlers...................28 Governments of Europe-Form of Government of United States-Ex-
Act to Establish Offices of Sur- Governments, Name and Title e cutive and Judiciary..........16
veyor-General of Kansas, Ne- of Rulers, Square Miles, Popu- Members of Thirty-Fourth Con
braska, and N. Mexico to Grant l ation, Religion, etc............5 gress....... ................16

Donations to Actual Settlers...28 Kansas-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 t ion, etc.....................6, 17 Kansas and the Extension of
Treaty).......

.......30 The War in the East-Critical and Slavery....................19--28
Treaty with Japan-Summary of Historical Review of War be-Governments of Europe, Form of
Treaty ..............

.......32 tween Russia and Allies....18, 22 Governments, Religion, Popula-
National 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, Navy, 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-third Congress; Rights Europe in 1856...................34

mers.......................36, 38 of Citizenship; Diplomatic and Laws of Congress-Synopsis of
United States Navy-Name of Ves- Consular Systems of United those of general interest. ...36-40

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............36
manders, where stationed......38 sengers in Vessels, etc.... .23, 36 Boundary with British Posses-
Formation of States and Territo- Reciprocity Treaty...... ......36| sions....

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

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