The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

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Page 57 - LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE OF SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES, &c., WITH THEIR DISTANCE FROM THE CITY OF WASHINGTON. The Longitudes are reckoned from Greenwich. The Capitals (Seats of Government) of the States and Territories are designated by Italic Letters.
Page 103 - Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina...
Page 128 - Congress. Postmasters may send and receive, free of postage, letters and packets, not exceeding half an ounce in weight; and they may receive one daily newspaper each, or what is equivalent thereto. Printers f Newspapers may send one paper to each and every other printer of newspapers within the United States, free of postage, under such regulations as the Postmaster General may provide.
Page 97 - THE CABINET. The following are the principal officers in the executive department of the government, who form the Cabinet, and who hold their offices at the will of the President.
Page 255 - Inferior Court. — An inferior court is held in each county, composed of five justices, elected by the people every four years. These courts possess the powers of Courts of Probate. The justices have no salary. RAILROADS.
Page 97 - UNITED STATES. I. EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT. The 14th Presidential term of four years, since the establishment of the government of the United States, under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1841 ; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1845. JOHN TYLER, of Virginia, Vacancy, President, Vice President.
Page 190 - Catholics. — The first Catholic Bishop in the United States, (John Carroll, DD, of Baltimore,) was consecrated in 1790. The Catholics increase rapidly, mostly by emigration from Europe. They have now 10 dioceses, 1 archbishop, 15 bishops, 4 coadjutors : and, according to the "Catholic Almanac...
Page 3 - the 2606th year since the era of Nabonassar, which has been assigned to Wednesday, the 26th of February, of the 3967th year of the Julian Period...
Page 140 - ... reference to the rate of exchange existing between this state and the place on which such bill shall have been drawn, at the time of the demand of payment or of notice of non-payment.
Page 97 - Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of War, Secretary of the Navy, Secretary of the Interior, Postmaster-General, Attorney-General, Commissioner of Patents. The Regents and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution...

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