Statistical View of the United States: Embracing Its Territory, Population--white, Free Colored, and Slave--moral and Social Condition, Industry, Property, and Revenue; the Detailed Statistics of Cities, Towns and Counties; Being a Compendium of the Seventh Census, to which are Added the Results of Every Previous Census, Beginning with 1790, in Comparative Tables, with Explanatory and Illustrative Notes, Based Upon the Schedules and Other Official Sources of Information, Volume 850 (Google eBook)

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Beverly Tucker, Senate Printer, 1854 - United States - 400 pages
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Page 147 - The legislature shall, within five years from the adoption of this constitution, provide for and establish a system of primary schools, whereby a school shall be kept without charge for tuition* at least three months in each year, in every school district in the State ; and all instruction in said schools shall be conducted in the English language.
Page 9 - Statistics are far from being the barren array of figures ingeniously and laboriously combined into columns and tables, which many persons are apt to suppose them. They constitute rather the ledger of a nation, in which, like the merchant in his books, the citizen can read, at one view, all...
Page 147 - A school shall be maintained in each school district, at least three months in each year. Any school district neglecting to maintain such school shall be deprived for the ensuing year of its proportion of the income of the primary school fund, and of all funds arising from taxes for the support of schools.
Page 395 - ... and under 30 30 and under 40 40 and under 50 50 and under 60...
Page 31 - Hidalgo, the limits between the two republics shall be as follows: Beginning in the Gulf of Mexico, three leagues from land, opposite the mouth of the Rio Grande, as provided in the fifth article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; thence, as defined in the said article, up the middle of that river to the point where the parallel of 31 47' north latitude crosses the same; thence due west one hundred miles; thence south to the parallel of 31 20...
Page 31 - Californias as already defined and established, according to the 5th article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the limits between the two republics shall be as follows: Beginning in the Gulf of Mexico, three leagues from land, opposite the mouth of the Rio Grande, as provided in the fifth article of the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo; thence, as defined in the said article, up the middle of that river to the point where the parallel of 31 47...
Page 31 - ... north latitude, thence along the said parallel of 31 20' to the lllth meridian of longitude west of Greenwich, thence in a straight line to a point on the Colorado River twenty English miles below the junction of the Gila and Colorado rivers, thence up the middle of the said...
Page 114 - ... free colored persons are given by the census of 1850 as of foreign birth, and 17,279,875 whites and 428,424 free colored as of native birth. Of the native population, 13,103,650 still reside in, and 4,176,225 reside out of, the States in which they were born. The English census is more complete, and separates even those residing in or out of their native counties. Connecticut, South Carolina and Vermont, have more than half as many native born residing in other States as remain at home. North...
Page 32 - Republic is nearly ten times as large as that of Great Britain and France combined ; three times as large as the whole of France, Britain, Austria, Prussia, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, Holland, and Denmark, together; one and a half times as large as the Russian empire in Europe...
Page 23 - ... districts, ceased. The summaries and enumeration books (as far as England and Wales were concerned) were now in the hands of 624 superintendent-registrars. The chief duties of the superintendent-registrars were to expedite the investigation, but they had also further to revise the summaries and enumeration books, and to transmit them to the census office, there to undergo a still further revision before the commencement of the abstracts. CURIOSITIES OF THE AMERICAN CENSUS. From the statistics...