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Page. Agricultural Statistics................. 116 Alabama: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .228 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 34 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 State officials. ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195 Alaska: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Territory officials....................195 Ambassadors of United States......... 85

American Flag, the...................104 Arbitration - - - - - - - - - - - - - --------------- 84

Arizona: Election tables............. .268
Officers of Territory.................195
Party platforms..................... 34
Population . . . . . . . . ... ... . . . . . . . . . . . .231
Arkansas: Area, etc. ..................192
Election tables.......................229
Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 35
Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . .............131
State officials........................195
Army: Officers, etc............135 et seq.
Astronomical tables...................1-7
3allot Reform laws................... 99
Banking statistics.....................147
Bayard, Thos. F. : Censure............. 82
Brooklyn: City officials................225
Behring Sea Fisheries laws............ 80
Boycott: Law against.................110
Calendar: For 1897............. 8 et seq.
Hebrew and Mahometan............. 6
California: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ...192
Election tables.......................230
Party platforms. .................... 35
Population ......131
State officials........................195
Census of 1890........................149
Chronological cycles................... 5
Civil Service laws..... ...111
Cleveland, President: Impeachment.... 81
Coal production............ - - - - - - ... ...115
Xolleges and Universities......122 et seq.
Colorado: Area........................192
Election tables......................230
Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. 36
Population . . . . . . . . . . .....131
State officials........................195
Commercial Statistics: See “Foreign
Trade.”
Congregational Church officials...
Congress: See “U. S. Government.”
Connect"cut: Area.....................192
Election tables..................... .231
Party platforms ............ .37 and 70
Population. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...13i
State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .195
consuls of the United States...86 et seq.
Copyright law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109

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Page. Cuban Revolution. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117 Dairy products........................118 Delaware: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Election tables............. . . . . . . . . .232 Party platforms..................... 38 Population...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...191 State officials... .196 Democrats: National Party platform. . 23 Democrats: Sound Money platform. . . . 28 Diplomatic service of U. S.....85 et seq. Divorce laws in States................. 98 Earth, the... Eclipses for 1897... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 1 Easter: To learn the date.............150 Educational statistics. . ...130 Electoral College votes, 1888, '92, '96. .271 Election of U. S. Senators. . . . . . . . . . . .. 77 Elections in various States. . . .228 et seq. Episcopal Church bishops, etc. . . . . . . . 154 Erie Canal: Openirg and closing dates. 164 Festival dates, etc......... Financial statistics: 132, see “Gold,” “Money” ver.” Fires in United States: Statistics....119 Flag, American............ . . . . . . . . . . .104 Florida: Area.........................192 Election tables......................282 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88 Population State officials... Flowers: State emblems............... 165

Foreign coins: Values, etc............190
Foreign Legations in U. S............. 85
Foreign Nations: Heads of........... .270
Indebtedness
Area, population, etc...............191
Foreign trade of U. S.......149 et seq.
Fur-bearing animals laws............ 81
Georgia: Area.
Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .238
Party platforms..................... 39

Population State officials.................... . . .196 Gold: Certificates issued.............. .146

Coinages of U. S. Mint........144, 146 Imports and exports................ 145 Good Roads, National League. ... . . . . .165 Greater New-York law. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Hebrew Calendar........... . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Historical incidents...............106, 108 Holidays, legal............... ----------104 Idaho: Area........... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Election tables.........................284 Party platforms................ . . . . . 89 Population .........................” State officials .

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Page. Page. Illinois: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....192 Party platforms..................... 46 Election tables. ... . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . .285 Electicn tables......................244. Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Population .................. Population . . . . . . . . . . --------------- 131 State officials.................. ... ...198 State officials...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 || Mexico: Treaty with.......... ---------119 Immigration statistics...... . . . . . . . . . . . 97 || Michigan: Area................. ... ...192 Illiterates in Great Britain... . . . . . . . . . 84 Election tables....... --------------- 244 | Indian schools, etc. . . . . . . . . . . . . ....... 107 Party platforms...................... 47 Indian Territory: Area, etc. . . . . . . . . . 192 Population ...... -------------- ------ 131 | Officials . . . . . . . --------------------- 197 State officials...... -- - - - - - - ---------- 19s Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . 41 || Military Academy.....................is Indiana: Area. . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - .192 || Militia of the States........... o: Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237 || Minnesota: Area............. - - - - - - - - - - 102. Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ... 41 Election tables....... ------ . . . . . . . . .246 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Party platforms..................... 48 State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 196 Population . . . . . . . . -- . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 Internal revenue statistics. . . . . - - - - - - - 96 State officials................ . . . . . . ...198 Interest laws of States. . . . . . . . . . ... ... 103 Mississippi: Area.......... . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Iowa: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - ----- 192 Election tables....... --------- . . . . . .247 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 . * ------ ------------- ... 48 orms. -------------------- 41 opulation . . . . . . ------------------ ..131 . m ------------- - - - - - - ..131 State officials......... ------ . . . . . . ...198. State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . -------- ...197 Missouri: Area................. . . . . . . .192 Italian ship bounty law. . . . . . . . . . . . . .104 Election tables............. . . . . . . ....248 Judiciary of U. S. Courts......91, 92, 93 Party platforms......... ------------- 49 Kansas: Area. . . . . . . . . . ----------- ... .192 Population .................... ... ...131 Election tables.......... . . . . . . . . . . . .289 State officials....... ----------------- 198 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Monetary systems of the world........ 143 Population ..........................131 || Money: see “Gold" and “silver." State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . . . ...197 Imports and exports of specie.......145 Kentucky: Area. . . . . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 In circulation in U. S., etc..........14%| Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 241 Kinds in use........................132 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 43 Savings banks' deposits............ .144 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .....131 || Montana: Area................ . . . . . ...192 State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .197 Election tables....... ------------ ...249 | Labor laws. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...100 Party platforms........... ...........” Labor: Arbitration laws. . . . . . . . . . . . . ...110 Population . . . . . . . . . . . ---------------131 Labor: Working days of year. . . . . . . . . . 113 State officials............ . . . . . . . . . . .198 Louisiana: Area. . . . . . . - - - - - - -- - - - - - - - - 192 || Municipal Reform League.............165 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242 | National Banks statistics....... .......148 Party platforms...... ............... 44 National Guard of states..............108 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . -------- ...131 || Naturalization laws.................. ... g7. State officials. . . . . . . .................197 Naval Academy............. . . . . . . . . .140 Mahometan Calendar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Naval militia of the States............108 Maine: Area. . . . . . . . . . . ---------------- 102 | Navies of the world........ -----------273 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - -- 24a || Navy, laws for entering the: ..........10 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . is Navy, principal officers of the......... 139 | Population . . . . . . . . . ----------------- 131 Navy, vessels of the....... ----------- 140 State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...197 No. Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . ...; Marriage laws of the States. . . . . . . . . ...100 lection tables.......................131 Marvland: Area. . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - ... ...192 Party platforms..................... 50 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .248 o --------------- ...to Party platforms...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 - ate officials................... ... .199 i................is N.A.;;..........” State officials. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... ....197 Election tables........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .251 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . ........... 51 Massachusetts: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .192 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 Election tables..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .244 State officials...................... ... 199

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New-Hampshire: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . ....192 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... . .251 Party platforms...... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 52 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - .131 State officials.......... - - - - - - - - - .199 New—Jersey: Area........ - - - - - - - - - - - - .192 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....252 Party platforms........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131

State officials................. . . . . . . .199 New-Mexico: Area....................192 Election tables..... ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .288 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Population ......................... 131 Territory officials...... .......199 Newspapers a century old............115 New-York: Area. .....................192 Assemblyn.en: Votes for........... .278 Congressmen: Vote for............ .222 County Clerks and Sheriffs....... .226 Electoral vote by counties......... .220 Forestry amendment............... .221 Election tables.................... .204 Laws, new........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 79 Legislature, members of........... .224 Party platforms......... 55 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .181 state offic"als.......... Tax asscssments.......... New-York City: Election returns... .226 Municipal officials........... . . . . . . .271 North Carolira: Area..................192

Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .253 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 State officials............. . . . . . . . . . . .201 North Dakota: Area. .192 Election tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .254

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Ocean, depths of the................ .272 Ocean mail service law..............111 ohio: Area... . . . . . . . . . . . . . .193 Election tables.......................255 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Population ..........................131 * State officials......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .201 Oklahoma: Area......................193 | Election tables......................268 Party platforms..................... 61 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......131 Territory officials.................. .201 Oleomargarine ...... Oregon: Area.........................193 Election tables..................... .256 Party platforms..................... 61 Population .........................131 State officials.........................201

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Page. Pacific Railroads, debts of.............147 Patent Office statistics................109

Pennsylvania: Area...... . . . . . . . . . . . . .193
Election tables.......................257
Party platforms....... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 62
Population ....... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131
State officials....................... .201
Pension statistics, etc...... . . . . . . . . . .118
Petroleum statistics........... - - - - - - - - 115
Planets: Rising, setting, etc........ 5, 7
Polaris, tables of....... . . . . . . . .1, 2, 3, 6
Political miscellany of State.......... 78
Politics: Election returns of States..
204 et seq.
National Democrats.............. . . .273
Polling precincts of States......... 227
People's Party Nat’l Com..........188
Party platforms..... . . . . . . . . .20 et seq.
Political miscellany.................. 78
Populists: National platform........ 29
Prohibition Party: Nat’l platform... 32

Prohibition Republican

Nat’l and State Com.’s...189 League, National....... .188 Republican League, N. Y......... .186 Republican State committees........186 Silver party platform................ 31 Population of States..... . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 Population of largest cities........... .276 Population: By sexes...... . . . . . . . . . . . .115 Postal laws and regulations.......... 94 President: Electoral vote........190, 271 Popular vote. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .269 Vote for each since 1789........... .275 Law as to succession................ 82 Rainfall in United States............ 121 Railroad statistics......... . . . . . . . . . . . .117 Reform Bureau...... - - - - - - . . . . . . . . . . . .165 and Almanac for 1896. Religious societies: See also page 166 African M. E. Church.............. 160 Baptist sceleties and officers........155 Christian Endeavor Society.. .158 Congregational societies and officers. 156 Episcopal societies and officers......154 Grand Army of the Cross... .159

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Savings banks' deposits..............144 Seasons, the............ -- - - - - - - - - - - - - 5 Sea water saturation....... ...........115 Shipping statistics........ ------------ 84 Ships: Largest in world........ ... . . .277 Silver: Certificates outstanding..... ..146 Coinage of U. S. Mints........ 144, 146 Imports and exports. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Silver Party: Platform.............. 31 Smithsonian Institution...... .........108 Socialist–Labor Party: Platform...... 33 Societies: National bodies and officers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 166–7–8 Colonial Wars, Society of....... ... . .164 Founders and Patriots of America... 164 Free Masons, Order of..... ......... 161 Grand Army of the Republic...... ..162

Military Order Loyal Legion, U. S...163 National Education Association......102 National League for Good Roads...165

National bodies and officers...... 166–7–8 Naval Veterans, Nat'l Ass’n of..... 164 Needlework Guild of U. S....... ... .27

Odd Fellows, Order of...............162

Smithsonian Institution..............108 Soldiers' cemeteries..................129 Soldiers' Homes.....................137 Sons of American Revolution........163 Sons of the Revolution..............164 University Extension................160 War of 1812 Society.................165 Young People's Patriotic Legion....164

South Carolina: Area..................193 Election tables..................... .258 Party platforms..... ................ 64 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . ------------- 131 State officials........ ... . . . . . . . . . . . .202 South Dakota: Area...................193 Election tables..................... .259 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 64 Population .........................131 State officials........................202 Athletics ...........................170 Baseball ............................171 Bicycling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .......176 Billiards ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ...179 Cricket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Canoeing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Chess ..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .178 Football . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..173 Golf ........ -------------------- ....175 Lawn tennis...... -------------- ... . .174 Oxford-Cambridge rowing records....177 Rowing . . . . . . . . . - ------------ ... .177 Turf, the..... -------------- .....169 Yachting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .176

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Officials of States......... ...195 et seq.

Origin of.......... ------ -------------131

Settlement dates......... ------ ...--131 Sugar bounty................. ---------114 Telegraph lines of the world..........123 Telephone statistics....... ............-115

Tennessee: Area.......................193 Election tables......................260 Party platforms...... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .131 State officials........................202

Texas: Area........................... 193 Election tables..................... .261 Party platforms...... . . . . . . . . . ...----- to Population ................ - - - - - - - - - 1s1 State officials.......... ------------- 2aTrade-mark laws.............. -------- 109

Transmississippi Exposition........... Treasury debt statement............. Tribune Fresh-Air Fund - - - - - -------

U. S. Government—
As ricultural Department officials.... 134
Bureau of American Republics... .134
Congress, acts and resolutions...70 et seq.
Congress, allotment from each State.274
Congress, votes of States for
members . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 277
Congress, members of....... .179 et seq.
Congress: Political complexion......194
Debt statement. .................... .146
Diplomatic service............85 et seq.
Egypt, Tribunal of.................. 134
Executive officers............ ------- 133
Expenditures of departments........ 76
Geographical Names Commission... 134
Immigration officials......... . . . . . . .133
Indian Commission.................. 134
Interior Department officials........134
Intercontinetal Railroad Commis'n..134
Interstate Commerce Bureau........ 134
Judiciary and courts. . . . . . . . . .91, 92, 93
Labor Bureau officers..............134

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Navy Department officials.......... 139 Postoffice Department officials......133 President: See. Printing Bureau.............. ... . . .134 State Department officials..... . . . . .133 Soldiers' Home Commissioners......134 Treasury Department officials....... 133

Union Pacific R. R. Gov't directors. 134 War Department officials...........135 United States Ambassadors, Con

suls, etc. . . . . . . . ------- ... . .85 et seq. U. S. Attorneys.......... . . . . . . . . . . 93

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Page. Page. Utah: Area. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 || Woman Suffrage laws.......... ... . . . .100 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 263 Wyoming: Area............. ---------- 193 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ........ 66 Election tables.........................268 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . - ......132 Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 69 Statehood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 132 State officials.......... . . . . . . . . . . . . . 202 State officials......................... .203 Venezuela controversy................. 193 vessels, largest............ . . . . . . . . . . .277 Vermont: Area..... ---------- ...........193 || SUB-INDEX FOR 1890 ALMANAC. Election tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 264 Page. Party platforms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . • ‘7 | Societies: Qualifications for memPopulation . . . . . . . ------------------ 132 bership. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 et seq. State officials........................ 203 Chincte-Japanese war........ - - - - - - - - 77 Virginia: Area............. - - - - - - - - - - - - 193 l Farm and home statistics.......... 95 Election tables. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 284 Civil War statistics.................. o Party platforms............. - . 67 | Paper money issue during Civil War. 90 Population . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ... 132 l Cremation societies and statistics.... 151 State officials................. - - - - - - - 203 || Foreign weights and measures...... 117 Voting, qualifications for..... . . . . . . . . . 102 || Formosa ceded to Japan......... ... 76 Wars of U. S.: Troops engaged......107 || France: Madagascar war............ 79 Washington: Area............... - - - - - - 198 || Greenland's ice-coals................. 77 Election tables...................... 265 | Historical societies in States, list of. 176 Party platforms..... ---------------- 68 || Income tax law...................... 14t; Population ....................... . .182 1 Japanese treaty...................... 78 State officials............... -- - - - - - - - 203 || Labor: Number employed and wages. 151 Weather Bureau and signals....... ...120 Mineral production in United States. 98 Wedding aniversaries............ . . . . . . 117 | Mora claim, the...... ----------- . . . . . 25 West Virginia: Area.................. 193 || Norway's liquor law............ ... .. 77 Election tables...................... 266 | New-York City, founder of........ ... 149 Party platforms....................... 68 Paper money issued in Civil War.... 90 Population ................... . . . . . . .182 | Religious bodies: Statistics....... .... 160 State officials............ - - - - - - - - - - - - 203 || Sugar bounty decision........... ... ... 82 Wisconsin: Area............ . . . . . . . . . . .193 || Shipping Taxation laws.......... . ... 89 Election tables............. --------- 267 || Tariff votes in Congress for 104 years 125 Party platforms..... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 6s For sub-indexes of 1894, see Almanac Population ................ ------------ 132 | for 1895; for that of 1895, see Almanac State officials..... - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 203 for 1896.

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