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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.

1 9 AUG 1935

VYBRARY

INDEX.

The Paging refers to the Almanaos of the Different Years.

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1855.

Page.

Page.
Election Returns..

Modes of Weights and Measures
Page. Maine...

.40
State Governments List

in Use in Europe and Amer.
of
Vermont..

.40
ica...

37, 39
States, Capitals, Governors, Sal-

Rhode Island

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

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

40, 51
New-York State..
41, 42 Maine....

..40
Government of United States-Ex-

New-York City
.41, 42 New Hampshire

..40
ecutive and Judiciary, Thirty- Pennsylvania

.43 Massachusetts.

40
third Congress; members of....3 New-Jersey.

.44 Vermont ..

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

44 Connecticut.
chosen...

North Carolina..

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

45 New York State.

41
Sketch of War of Allied Pow-

Delaware.

.45
New-York City.

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

46 Pennsylvania.

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

47
Virginia..

.42
gress and Probable Destiny of

Indiana...

48

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

49 Ohio...

44
Statistical View of America

Iowa...
50 California.

..44
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
ica....

Maryland
..11
South Carolina....

Kentucky

47
Slavery Legislation-The Acts of

Kansas..
.51 Texas..

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

51 Louisiana.

..49
gress of the Slave Power in

Wisconsin.

.49
Legislation of the Govern-

1856.

Alabama
ment..
12, 21

Mississippi

.50
Fugitive Slave Law of 1793. ... 12 State Governments--List of Capi- North Carolina..

..51
Missouri Compromise of 1820..12 tals, Governors, and Expiration Iowa...

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..

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

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

Kansas...

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

Oregon.

.51
on Fugitive Slave Law... .26 Executive and Judiciary..
The Public Lands---Act to Gradu- Members of Thirty-fourth Con-

1857.
ate Price of Public Lands to Ac- gress....

1.3
tual Settlers.....

.28 Governments of Europe-Form of Government of United States-Ex-
Act to Establish Offices of Sur- Governments, Name 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...

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 tion, 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...
stracts of Important Public Acts tion..

31-33
Agricultural - Facts for

Far-

of Thirty-third Congress; Rights Europe in 1856..
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.
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.....

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

...36

Page.

..33

..43

.54

..56

.55

.57

.60

Page.

Page.
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
-Pay...

.37 Minnesota — Its Organization as States Senators in Indiala. .35.37
Grants for Railroads in Different Territory and State, and rapid Utah and the Mormons.......37-42
States..
.38 growth

44 Governments of Europe-Names
General, Civil, and Diplomatic Oregon-Description of State, Sy. of Sovereign, Title, Form of
Appropriations, etc., etc.....38 nopsis of Constitution....

.....46

Government, Square Miles, Pop-
Proclamations on-

The East Indian Revolt......47-49 ulation, Religion, &c. .
Boundary with Mexico.. .39 Republican Congressmen-Decla- Election Returns...

.44-63
Disturbances in Kansas.. ..40 ration of Principles

.49 Maine.
Calling Extra Sessions of Con- Governments of Europe.

.50

New Hampshire
gress..
.40 Election Returns..

.51-63 Vermont.
Jeffersonian Ordinance of 1784.40–42 Maine....

.51 Massachusetts

.44
Party Platforms in 1856--Republi. New Hampshire.

.51 Rhode Island.
can, Democratic, and Ameri- Vermont

.51
New-York...

45–51
can..

.42, 43
Massachusetts.

.51
New-York City

.46
Election Returns...
.44-64 Rhode Island..

.51 Pennsylvania...

.52
Maine...
44 Connecticut...

51 Florida..

..53
Vermont...
.44 New-York.
.52 North Carolina.

.54
New Hampshire.

Pennsylvania.

.53 New-Jersey.
Massachusetts.
.45 Maryland..

.53 Delaware.
Connecticut..
45 Virginia
.54 Michigan.

..55
Rhode Island..
45 North Carolina.
.54 Minnesota..

..55
New-York...
.46 Missouri...

.55
Missouri..

..56
New York City
.47 Mississippi..

55 Connecticut
Pennsylvania...
48 Indiana...

.55
Ohio.....

.57
Florida.
.49 Nebraska..

Arkansas..

.58
North Carolina..
50 Georgia..
.56 Tennessee.

.58
New Jersey
.50 Tennessee..
.57 Texas

.58
Delaware.
50 Alabama

Kansas.

..58
Tennessee.
51 Kentucky
.58 Indiana.

..59
Virginia.

.51
Ohio..
.59 Illinois..

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

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

.62
Louisiana..

.53
Texas

California...

..63
Mississippi.

53
Michigan..
.61 Oregon...

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

..64
Missouri..
..54 Iowa...

..62 Popular Vote for President.. .64
Alabama

.55 Wisconsin..
South Carolina....
.55 Minnesota..

1860.
Maryland..

55
Oregon..

.63
Ohio.

United States Government- Ex-
.56 State Governments Capitals,
Indiana.

ecutive and Judiciary,
.57-59 Governors, etc.....

.64

Ministers to Foreign countries,
.59 Popular Vote for President, 1848,

Country, Capital, Salary, etc...16
.60 1852, 1856.
T; B::
.. .

64

Members of Thirty-Sixth Con-
.62
Wisconsin.

...17-19
..63
1859.

gress..
California.

Postage Rates, Domestic and For.
...64 United States Government-Ex- eign....

.20
.64
Popnlar Vote for President by

ecutive and Judiciary. ...16 Land for the Landless-Action of

Members of Thirty-Fifth Con-
States in 1848, 1852, and 1856....64

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

gress....

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

gress, as far as elected..
Meeting of Legislatures, etc...,65 Laws of Congress ; Abstracts of

18 The Italian War.

.36-38

The Constitution of the United
Population and Wealth of United

the Important Acts of first ses.
States...

States...

.39-44
.65

sion of Thirty-Fifth Con- Treasury Estimates of Appropria-
gress...

.19-24 tions for 1860..
1858.

..44
To issue Treasury Notes......19 Appropriations made during the
United States Government-Ex- Admission of Minnesota. 20 second session of 35th Congress 45

ecutive and Judiciary.... .16 Land Claims in California. 20 Governments of Europe-Sover-
Members of Thirty-Fifth Congress 16 Archives of California.

20 eign, Title, Form of Govern-
Kansas-Events of Year......18-22 Frauds in Land Titles..

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

.21 ion, etc..
ker's Expedition.... 22--24 Appropriations ..

.22 Election Returns...... .47-63
Laws 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 Government of Minnesota..25 The Lecompton bill, and the Rhode Island.

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

48
Fortifications..
.27 stitute

.24-25
Pennsylvania.

.50
Reducing the Tariff.
.27 Act for the Admission of the Maryland...

.50
Appropriations
.29 State of Kansas into the North Carolina.

.51
Swamp Lands, etc., etc.
30 Union,
..29 New Jersey

.51
Proposed Relief for Kansas......31 The Public Lands-Agricultural Georgia..

.52
Mr. Grow's Bill, and the action of Colleges. Bill introduced by Mr. Alabama

53
Congress thereon...........31, 32 Morrill...

..31-331 Mississippi.

.53

...63

.63

..16

Iowa....

Texas.

..34

..46

..47

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