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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,

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. I.

NEW YORK:

PUBLISHED BY THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE,

No. 154 NASSAU STREET.

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Time of Holding Elections...

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1839.

United States Government..

Governors of States..

Members of XXVth Congress....4,

Election Returns..

Maine..........

Vermont...........

Massachusetts.....

New-Jersey.....

New-York State...

New-York City,

Pennsylvania......

Maryland....

....

Delaware...................

Mississippi..

Ohio...
Arkansas..
Kentucky..
Tennessee.
Michigan.

Missouri...

Louisiana....

General Summary..

3 Advertisement..

..18 There was no Whig Almanac issued

..3 New-York Elections since 1789-

.23 Rates of Postage..

.24 Population of United States in
.25 1840......

.27 Population of New-York by
.28 Counties...

.29 Population of Cities and Towns....3
.31 Facts from Censas.....

.33 Government of United States......
.34 Executive pad Judiciary, with
.36 Salaries...

Ministers Plenipotentiary.

Member of XXVth Congress..

...11

.3 Protection of Industry, its neces-
sity and effects-H. Greeley.6, 11
6 Votes cast for Governor.. .4 Jackson on Protection...
22 New-York votes cast for President..4 Voce of our President in Favor
United States Government--Exec- of Protection..
12
utive and Judiciary....

.5 Manufactures in United States....13

.8 Governors of States; salaries......Value of Cotton and Wool Ar-

.8 Elections for 27th Congress yet to ticles Manufactured in 1839.....13

.9 come...

7.5 Facts for Farmers, value, duties..13

.11 Votes for President and Vie Elements and Names of Parties...14
12 President since 1788..
..6 Vote for President and Vice-
President......
.15

13 Election Returns..........., 31
13 Maine....

......7 Votes of New-York for President. 15

.19

in 1842.

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Mississippi.

Michigan.

Illinois..

..58 Popular Vote for President.......53

.44 Times of Holding Elections.
.45 Popular Vote for President...
.45 Electors from each State.........60

.46

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Revenue and Expenditure of U. S.

Henry Clay on his Retiring from

the Senate...

The Whig Party adheres to its
Principles...

Contents (old table).
Government of United States-
Executive and Judiciary.
Members of XXIXth Congress.
The Tariff Question....

.2

.3

.5, 9

..9

.2 The Postage Reform: Rates.
.3 The Necessity for Protection. 10, 12
..3 American Railroads - Length,
Cost. and Income...

.13

.48 for year ending Sept. 30, 1844....3 Crops in the States, Estimates...14
49 The Past and the Future.. .4, 6 Map of Oregon...

...16

49

.50

52
.52

Were the Whigs Beaten by Fraud.6 Oregon our Rightful Northwest-
Votes for President and Vice- ern Boundary.
.17, 30
President...
.7 What Constitutes Texas? Its

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1846.

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New-York Elections Since 1789....7
Introduction to Declaration of In-
dependence..
.8
Declaration of Independence...8, 10
Constitution of United States. 10, 14
Farewell
.2 Washington's
Ad-
dress...
...15, 21

.2 Presidential Electers from each
State.....

Boundaries of United States as
Defined by Treaties... .33, 43
Treaty of Independence.

Jay's Treaty.

.33

.34

Louisiana Treaty.

.35

Treaty of Ghent..

.35

.21

Convention of London....

..38

Florida Treaty....

.39

Treaty of Boundary with Mexi-

.40

.3 Government of United States,
.3,4 Executive and Judiciary. .22
.5 Members of XXVIIIth Con-
gress.....
.22, 24
Register of Officers and Agents,
etc., in service of United States,
name and force of all vessels
belonging to United States, with
compensation of all persons in
employ of Government..
State Department:
Ministers, Consuls, etc.
Treasury Department......25, 31
War Department, Army....31, 33
vy Department......
.33, 34
Pof-Office Department.. ..34
Judiciary Department... .35
Miscelaneous................. ........................ 35

The Whig Tariff of 1842.....17
Mr. Clay's Retirement from U. S.
Senate, conclusion of his
Speech...
.17
Calhoun on the Tariff. ........17
A National Bank..
...18,22
Presidents and Vice-Presidents of
U. S., Birth and Inauguration of.22
Protection of American Industry

by the Hon. Charles Hudson.23,36

.24

.24

co...

Boundary Treaty with Russia..41
North-eastern Boundary; or,
.42
Ashburton Treaty....
Joint Resolution for Annexing
Texas to the United States....43
Governors of States and Territo-
ries, with Terms of Office and
Salaries..

Election Returns..

Maine.....

Vermont..

Connecticut...

Rhode Island.

New-York City.
North Carolina..

..44
.45.50

.45

.45

.45

.45

.45

46

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Page. The Executive Elect..
.2 Thirty-first Congress..

Page.

.17

.17

.47 Government of United States....
.48 Members XXXth Congress.......2 Government of United States......18
..49 Origin of Mexican War.........4, 6 Members of Thirtieth Congress;
.50 Mr. Clay's Speech at the Lexing-
.51 ton Mass Meeting, Nov. 13,
51. 1847...

Popular Vote for President..
Times of Holding Elections......50

1847.

16

.26

..32

.50 The War with Mexico; Narrative
of Events continued from last
year...
..17, 26
Arnold's Pass to Andre-Polk's
Pass to Santa Anna.....
The War on Mexico-Speech of
Tom Corwin-Practical Illustra-
the Hon. Thos. Corwin......27, 32
tion Anecdote...
Declarations of Principles by
Whigs of Mass., 1847..
Table showing value of Foreign
Election of President and Vice-
Coins, Weights, and Measures..34
President, time of service, and
when elected...
Speakers of House of Rep. since
..8 1789.

.2

Grain Imported into Great Britain.2
Cheese Imported into Gt. Britain.2
Census of New-York City...
Government of United States:
Executive and Judiciary..
Members of XXIXth Congress. 3, 4
Political History, 1846.........5, 15
Condition of Country.
Oregon..

Texas aud Mexico..
Our Brave Defenders.
The Sub-Treasury..
The Tariff of 1846.

The Oregon Treaty.
The War with Mexico.
Bingen...

3

..6

.10
.13)

.16

.17, 25

..26

Ad Valorem Duties-Extract from
Mr. Webster's Speech.....27, 30
Value of Foreign Coins in the
United States....

30

Tariff of Duties....
.31, 34
The Sub-Treasury Law... .35, 38
The Vetoed River and Harbor
Bill...

Annual Expenditures of Govern-
ment since the Inauguration of
Washington as President in
1789..

Total Disbursements of each
Administration..

.38

Annual Appropriations for 1846..40

.33

.35

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Judicial Department...

.36

.37

.37

Exports of Breadstuffs from U.
States to G. Britain and Ireland
for one year..
Canal Statistics, etc., Tolls, open-
ing and closing of the Canals
Closing of Hudson River..
since 1824...
Bullion and Specie imported and
exported since 1821...
State Statistics, Capitals, Govern-
37
ors, Term years, Salary, Time
of Holding Elections.....
Presidential Statistics...
Popular Vote for President.
Election Returns...

Maine..
New-Hampshire.
Connecticut..

Justices, District Judges..

Attorneys, Marshals, District
Columbia...

.25

.26

....26

...26

..26, 27

..28

..28

.....28

.28

War Department Offices and Sala-
ries...

Appropriations..

Indian Department.............28

Superintendencies...

Military Pension Office....

The Army; Officers and Offices,
and pay of different Depart-
ments..

.38

.38

West Point Academy.

.38

.39, 51

..39

.28

..31

.32

Promotions: Pay of the Army..31
Mexican Hostilities..

Military Expenditures... .....32

..39 The Navy; Vessels of War, etc...32

.39, 40

.39

..40

Navy List....

..33

Vermont..

.40

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Rhode Island..

States, June 1, 1840...

.40

Pensions; Naval Expenditure...34
Naval Bank and Service... ..35
Naval Punishments and Rewards,

.41

Progress of Population in United
States for Fifty Years..

New-York....

..41

New-York City..

.40, 41
.40, 42

Occupations of the People by the

New-Jersey...

.42

Census of 1840..

Pennsylvania..

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.42

Mexico-Population, Exports.

Ohio.

.43

...42

Election Returns..

Delaware...

.43

.43

New-Hampshire..

Virginia.

.44

..43

Connecticut....

North Carolina.

.43

Massachusetts..

Kentucky.

.46 Treaty with Mexico.....

.43, 46

Vermont..

Tennessee..

.43

Rhode Island..

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New-York....

Georgia..

.44

New-Jersey

Maryland.

49

.45

New-York City.

Alabama

Flogging
Post-Office Department... .36
Election of Postmasters; Cheap

Revenue; Mail Carriage; Inland

and Foreign Postage; Compen-
sation to Postmasters.....37, 36

45 The War with Mexico....

.47 Railroads, Telegraphs, and Public

Lands...

.49 Imports, Exports, Revenue, Debt,

Postages...

.50 Election Returns.

.35

.36

.39, 45

..40

.46

.47

..48

..45

Delaware..

Texas...

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.45

Florida..

Louisiana..

.50

Massachusetts...

.48, 58

.45, 46, 49

Members for next Congress....46

Mississippi

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Alabama...

Georgia.

North Carolina.

Illinois...

Arkansas..

Indiana..

Iowa..

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..46

Arkansas..

.51

New-Hampshire.

.47, 50
..47

Michigan..

.51

Connecticut.

..48

.48, 58

..48
.48

Wisconsin.

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.49, 58, 59

.47, 49

New-Jersey.

..49

.47

Pennsylvania.

.49, 50, 58

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Maryland..

..50

.48

Maryland..

Virginia..
Louisiana.

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Delaware..

...50

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Census of New-York State.......52 Europe in 1848...

Virginia

.50

North Carolina.

.51

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Louisiana....

.53

.........4, 9
........10, 16

South Carolina.

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