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STATE OF NEW YORK,

IN SENATE, April 28, 1865.} Resolved (if the assembly concur), That there be prepared, under the direction of the Lieutenant-Governor, Secretary of State, and Clerks of the Senate and Assembly, a revision of the Legislative Manual, to correspond, as regards form, binding, printing and indexing, with the recommendations of the Literature Committee, as presented to the Senate January 24th, 1865, and that the Secretary of State cause the same to be published by contract, in such form as the committee of revision may direct, and a copy thereof delivered, as soon as practicable after the commencement of each session of the Legislature, to each of the members, officers and reporters thereof, and to each of the state oficers who are entitled to copies of the session laws, with the name of such member or officer lettered on the cover, together with a map of the state, exhibiting the route of all canals and railroads that are finished or in course of construction.

By order of the Senate,
JAMES TERWILLIGER,

Clerk.

STATE OF NEW YORK,
IN ASSEMBLY, April 28, 1865.

} The foregoing resolution was concurred in without amend. ment.

By order of the Assembly,
J. B. CUSHMAN,

Clerk.

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CONTENTS.

PAGE.

General index

........................................... ix-xxvill

Index to constitution of United States........................................... Xxlx-xlill
Index to constitution of state of New York..

xlv-lxiv

Calendar for 1878.........

1-12

Constitution of the United States.......

21-44

Constitution of the state of New York..........

45-107

Counties of the state of New York.

............ 108, 109

Declaration of Independence....

13-19

New cities and towns erected since May 1, 1875.......

109

State census - - population by towns and wards...

............ 110-142

State census - population by counties....

143

Population of United States - by states....

145

Voters in state of New York, census of 1865 and 1875

144

Post-offices and postmasters in the state of New York.......

............. 146-197

Money-order post-offices in the state of New York............................. 198–204

Presidents and vice-presidents of the United States...

205

Speakers of house of representatives of United States from 1789 to 1877. 206-208

UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT:

executive; cabinet......

209

members of house of representatives, forty-fifth congress... 209-215

territorial delegates, forty-fourth congress.

215, 216

congressional districts..........

217, 218

courts, supreme, circuit, and district.......................................... 219, 220

judicial districts...........

220

NEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT:

colonial government of, from 1623 to 1783......

221, 222

presidents of provincial congress..................

... 222, 223

governors of, from 1777 to 1877.......

223

lieutenant-governors of, from 1777 to 1875.....

224

secretaries of state from 1788 to 1877. ..........

225

comptrollers from 1797 to 1877............

226

treasurers from 1770 to 1877..

227

attorney-generals from 1771 to 1877......

228

state engineers and surveyors from 1781 to 1877.

229

canal commissioners from 1847 to 1877

230

inspectors of state prisons from 1847 to 1877..

231

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COUNTY OFFICERS FOR 1878 :

Judges...

................................................................................... 263, 264

surrogates....... ........................................................... 265, 266

local judicial officers.............................................................. 266

sheriffs ...................................................................................... 267, 268

county clerks........................................................................ 269, 270

district attorneys..............................................................., 271, 272

registers of deeds........................................................ 270

county treasurers...........

....................................... 273, 274

superintendents of the poor.......................................................... 275-277

coroners................................................................................. 278-282

commissioners for loaning U. S. funds................................... 283–285

clerks of boards of supervisors......

286-288

school commissioners...................

289-291

apportionment of school moneys, 1878........

291

Regents of the University, with date of appointment......................... 292-294

Officers of the state library and state museum................................. 301

Standing committees of the regents for 1877..................................... 295

Laws and regulations relative to state llbrary.................................. 296–301

FUNDS OF THE STATE:

general fund debt. .................................................................... 302

school fund ..............................

302

literature fund.......

303

Uni States deposit fund..................................................

304

mariners'

305

college land scrip.....

Cornell endowment...
...........

306

bounty debt sinking...........

306

Elmira female college, educational............................................. 307

military record............................................................

307

Indian annuities...

307

Valuation of real and personal property in counties for 1877................ 308, 309

Town, county, school and state taxes................................................. 310, 311

Six mill tax, levied in 1876...

*........... 312, 313

Increase and diminution of common school fund for 1877..

314

Banks doing business under state laws, 1877.................................... 315-316

........ 392405

...... 406-412

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