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TRIBUNE ALMANAC

FOR THE YEARS

1838 TO 1868,

INCLUSIVE;

COMPREHENDING

THE POLITICIAN'S REGISTER

AND

THE WHIG ALMANAC,

CONTAINING

ANNUAL ELECTION RETURNS BY STATES AND COUNTIES,

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

OF CONGRESS, AND OTHER POLITICAL STATISTICS,

TOGETHER WITH

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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.

INDEX.

The Paging refers to the Almanacs of the Different Years.

29558

Page.

49, 51

12, 21

1855.

Page.
Election Returns..

Modes of Weights and Measures
Page.
Maine...

40 in Use in Europe and Amer.
State
Governinents-List of
Vermont...

40
ica.....

.37, 39 States, Capitals, Governors, Sal- Rhode Island

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

Massachusetts.

.40 ticles of Food and their Propormeeting of Legislatures, &c....2

Connecticut

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

New Hampsbire.
40 Election Returns....

40, 51 Population of each State in 1850.2

New York State.
41, 42 Maine...

.40 Government of United States--Ex- New-York City.

41, 42 New Hampshire ecutive and Judiciary, Thirts. Pennsylvania

.43 Massachusetts. third Congress; members of....3

New-Jersey.
44 Vermont

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

44 Connectient.

40 chosen...

..5
North Carolina.
.45 Rhode Island..

40 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 Pennsilvania. 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

Towa.....

50 California Name, Size, Populatiou, Cap- Michigan.

50 Georgia..

45 itals, Chief Executives of Coun

Wisconsin.
51 Tennessee.

46 tries of North and South Amer

Arkansas..
51 Maryland

46 ica...

11
South Carolina.

.51 Kentucky 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

1.856.

Alabama ment..

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 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 Legislaturek.. .2 Minnesota.

.51 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.

51 on Fugitive Slave Law... .26 Execntive and Judiciary.

.3 The Public Lands-Act to Gradu- Meinbers of Thirty-fourth Con

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

..28 Gorernments of Europe-Form of Government of United States-ExAct 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

.16 braska, and N. Mexico to Grant

gress.... lation, Religion, etc. Donations to Actual Settlers...28 Kansas-Extent, Character, and Members of Thirty-Fifth ConReciprocity 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, Forin of Treaty

.32 tween Russia and Allies....18, 22 Governments, Religion, PopulaNational Finances, &c.-Abstracts

.28 22 American History in Brief.

tion, etc...

. 29 of Reports of Secretaries of

.22 The Contest for Speaker.
Origin of Plants...

Laws of Congress_Titles and Ab-
Treasury, Navy, and Postmaster

Walker's
Nicaragua,

Expedi

:31-33 General... 32, 36

tion... stracts of Important Public Acts

.31 Agricultural - Facts for Far

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

.36, 38 mers.

Laws of Congress-Synopsis of

of Citizenship; Diplomatic and United States Navs-Name of Veg. Consular Systers of United those of general interest....36–40

36 sels of War, with Rate, Guns,

Pay of Congress..
States; Rates of Postage; Ap-

36 when and where built, Com

New Guano Islands.. propriations; Carriage of Pas. manders, where stationed... .38 sengers in Vessels, etc. ... .23, 36 Boundary with British PossesFormation of States and Territo- Reciprocity Treaty....

36

sions...

not ries, and when admitted........39 Measures,

Men-Different

.36 Court of Claims.

.50

.42, 43

.51

Nest Cits

New Jersey.

..63

Missippi. Arkansas Misri.

.54

Page.
Page.

Page. Bompty Land Law Amended....36 National Platforms..........33–37 Kansas in 1858..

.33 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 Indiana..35-37 Grants for Railroads in Different Territory and State, and rapid Otab and the Mormons, ......37-42 Niates..

growth

44 Gorernments of Europe-Names Gurral. Civil, and Diplomatic Oregon-Description of State, Sr. of Sovereign, Title, Form of

Appropriations, etc., etc.....38 nopsis of Constitution..... .46 Governinent, Square Miles, PopPrcelanations onThe East Indian Revolt......47-49 ulation, Religion, &c. .

43 Bapdary with Mexico....... .39 Republican Congressmen-Decla- Election Returns..

44-63 Distarbances in Kansas..

ration of Principles

19
Maine...

44 Calling Extra Sessions of Con- Governments of Europe..

New Hampsbire $.. 40 Election Returns...

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

.51 Massachusetts Parti Platforins in 1854-Republi- New Hampshire..

51 Rhode Island,

44 Fin, Democratic, and Ameri- Vermont..

.51 New-York.

.45-51 Massachusetts.

New York City

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

.51 Pennsylvania..

.52 Maise.

Connecticut...
.51 Florida...

.53 Verront

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

.54 New Hampshire.

Pennsylvania,

.53
New Jersey.

54 Merhusetts. 45 Maryland..

.53
Delaware..

54 Cotteeticat 45 Virginia. .54 Micbigan...

55 Bbekte Island. 45 North Carolina

.54
Minnesota.

.55 New York.. .46 Misso... 55 Missouri.

56 17 Mississippi. 55 Connecticut

.56 Pennsylvania 48 Indiana... 50 Ohio...

.37 Florija. .49 Nebraska. 55 Ark21828.

58 North Carolina.. .50 Georgia...

.56

Tennesse
50 Tennessee.
.57 Texas

.58 Delaware

Alabama

.57
Kansas.

.58 Teunrosee. .51 Kentucky.

58 Indiana..

..59 Virginia .51 Ohio.

59 Illinois.

..60 Krotacky. 52 California... .59 Wisconsin.

..61 Georna 52 Louisiana.. .60 Iowa....

.62 Loesias

Texas

.60 California....
.53
Michigan
.61 Oregon....

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

..64 Iowa....

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

.63 Sapth Carolina.

.55
Minnesota.

.63

1860. Marrland...

.55
Oregon.....

.63 United States Government, Ex.56 State

Governments Capitals ecutive and Jndiciary...... .16

.57-59 Gorernors, etc. Mieligan.

.64 Ministers to Foreigo Countries, .59 Popular Vote for President, 1848, Illinois ..60 1852, 1856...

Country, Capital, Salary, etc... 16 .64

Meinbers of Thirty-Sixth Con. .62 .63

gress.,

..17-19 1859. California.

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

..20 .64 Popular Vote for Present by

eeatise and Judiciary.. .16 Land for the Landless--Action of States in 1848, 1852, and 1856....64

Members of Thirty-Fifth Con. Congress on Public Lands..21-29 State Governments- Governors,

gress.....

16 The Foreign Slare Trade....30—34 Capitals, General

Members of Thirty-Sixth Con- Kansas..

Election, Meeting of Legislatures, etc...,65 Laws of Congress; Abstracts of The Constitution of the United gress, as far as elected........18 The Italian War.

.36–38 Population and Wealth of United States... the Important Acts of first seg- States..

.39_44 .65

sion of Thirty-Fifth Con- Treasury Estimates of Appropria1858. gress...

.19-24 tions for 1860..

To inne Treasury Noteg......19 Appropriations made during the United States Government-Es. Admission of Minnesota

20 second session of 35th Congress 45 ecutive and Judiciary...

.16

Land Clailps in California.. Mercbers of Thirts- Fifth Congress 16

..20 Governments of Europe-Sover. Archives of California..

201 eiga, Title, Form of GovernKansas- Esents of Year......18-22 Frauds in Land Titles.

.21 ment, Miles, Population, Relig. Nicaragua-Termination of Wal- Texas Boundary Line....... .21 ion, etc.. ker * Expedition.... .22-24 Appropriations

.22 Election Returus.

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

47 thise of General Interest, .25-31 Diticulties with Paraguay, &c.. 24 New Hampshire...

.47 Prepayuent of Postage.. .25 Kausas-Lecompton, and Lecomp..

Vermont ... Congressional Witnesses..

.47 ...25 ton, jr... 2-31 Massachusetts.

.47 State Government of Minnesota. .25 The Lecompton bill, and the Rhode Island. Subinarine Telegraph..

.47 261

Crittenden-Montgomery sub- New York.. Portifications.

...48 27 stitute .24-25 Pennsylvania

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

54) Appropriations. .29 State of Kansas into the North Carolina.

51 Svamp Lands, etc., etc. 30 .29 New Jersey..

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

.32 Mr. Grow'Bill, and the action of

Alabama
Colleges. Bill introduced by Mr.

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

......31-33 Mississippi..

.53

Ohio.
Tediana

Towa....
Wisconsin.

Teras.

....34

....46

Union....:

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