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State and Territorial Legislatures.


Population and Financial Condition of the States and Territories. 79-81

Party Tendency in the New States.....


The Senate and House of Representatives.


Apportionment of Representatives..


States Redistricted...


Rules of the Fifty-first Congress.


Rules of the Fifty-second Congress.


Supreme Court Decision concerning House Rules.


Principal of the Public Debt.


Receipts and Expenditures, United States, 1791–1891.


Appropriations Sanctioned by Congress, 1882–1892.


Receipts and Expenditures, United States, in detail, 1891-1893. 137-141

An Interesting Document.


Population, Net Revenue and Expenditures of the United States,

with per capitas, 1837-1891....


Customs Receipts and Expenditures, by States, 1891.


Internal Revenue Receipts and Expenditures, 1891


Imports and Exports, 1891...


Our Pensioners—with numerous detailed statements.


The United States Army..

. 177-180

The United States Navy.


The President's Veto Power.


Civil Service Rules.


Grand Army of the Republic.

. 190–191

Coast Defences..


The Chilean Controversy.


The Behring Sea Controversy.


The World's Columbian Exposition..


Naturalization Laws,.


Voting Qualifications, by States.


Registration of Voters. .


Map and Political Analysis of each State, 1872-1892.



Text of the Mills Bill.


Text of the McKinley Bill.


The Blaine Report on Reciprocity.


The Silver Bill of 1890..


Speech of Mr. Mills on his Tariff Measure.


Tariff Message of President Cleveland..


Speech of Mr. McKinley on his Tariff Measure.


Speech of Mr. Carlisle on the Tariff....


The President's Centennial Message, December, 1888.


Congressional Pluralities by States.....


Presidential and Other Votes of Cities..



The addenda, immediately preceding the index, contains the latest infor:
mation, up to the moment of going to press, on the navy and other top of


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Political Map of the United States.....
The Nominee for President, 1892...
The Nominee for Vice-President, 1892.
The Presidents-Washington to Harrison.
James G. Blaine
Thomas B. Reed..
William McKinley, Jr.
The British Surrendering their Arms.
U. S. Flag ship Chicago...
U. S. Steel Cruiser Boston...
U. S. Steel Cruiser Baltimore.
Harbor and City of San Diego.
The Chilean Insurgent Vessel Itata.
The House in which Columbus was Born..
Administration Building, Columbian Exposition of 1893.
Harbor and City of Geneva....
Machinery Hall, Columbian Exposition of 1893.

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CARTOONS. “The North Bend Farmer and his Visitors ". "Storming the Castle” “The Great Exhibition of 1860 " Honest Abe taking them on the Half-Shell “The Radical Party on a Heavy Grade” “Blood will Tell.".

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