'centaur;' Or the 'turn Out': A Practical Treatise on the (Humane) Management of Horses
Sir-I have the honor herewith to transmit a preliminary report upon the census of 1855, prepared by my predecessor in office, which will be found to contain all the statistics necessary to enable the Legislature to reapportion the members of AssembIy among the several counties, and to reorganize the Senatorial districts of the State. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, J. T. HEADLEY, Secretary of State Albany, December 31, 1855. In pursuance of the requirements of chapter 61 of the Iamra of 1855, the Secretay of State forthwith proceeded to appoint one on wore marshals in each town and ward in the State, and to distribute to the several county clerks the banks necessary for taking the census, and collecting the other statistical Information required by the said act. Returns have been received from each of the 1,714 marshals, thas appointed, and the labor of condensing, classifying and preparing for publication the results, has been prosecuted with as much rapidity as the limited time and means, showed for the purpose, would admit. The total population of each town and ward, with the increase or decrease since the census of 1845, upon which the present Assembly and senatorial districts were formed the number of voters, aliens and persons of color not taxed, with the number upon which representaion in the Legislatnre is based, are herewith presented, and will afford the information necessary to enable the Legislature to re-apportion members of Assembly in the scvcral counties, and to reorganize the senatorial districts of the State.....
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