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THE

AMERICAN ALMANAC,

FOR

1851.

PART II.

9*

UNITED STATES.

I. PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE

ADOPTION OF THE CONSTITUTION.

1. George Washington, 2. John Adams, 3. Thomas Jefferson, 4. James Madison, 5. James Monroe, 6. John Quincy Adams, 7. Andrew Jackson, 8. Martin Van Buren, 9. William Henry Harrison,* 10. John Tyler, 11. James Knox Polk, 12. Zachary Taylor,* 13. Millard Fillmore,

Term Began.
Virginia, April 30, 1789,
Massachusetts, March 4, 1797,
Virginia,

March 4, 1801,
Virginia, March 4, 1809,
Virginia, March 4, 1817,
Massachusetts, March 4, 1825,
Tennessee, March 4, 1829,
New York,

March 4, 1837,
Ohio,

March 4, 1841,
Virginia, April 4, 1841,
Tennessee, March 4, 1845,
Louisiana, March 4, 1849.
New York,

July 9, 1850.

Term Ended. March 3, 1797. March 3, 1801. March 3, 1809. March 3, 1817. March 3, 1825. March 3, 1829. March 3, 1837. March 3, 1841. April 4, 1841. March 3, 1845. March 3, 1849. July 9, 1850.

II. EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT. THE 16th Presidential term of four years, since the establishment of the government of the United States under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1849; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1853.

Salary. MILLARD FILLMORE, of New York, President,

$ 25,000 Vacancy,

Vice-President,

5,000 General Zachary Taylor, of Louisiana, having been elected by a majority of thirty-six of the electoral votes, was, on the 4th of March, 1849, inaugurated President of the United States, and died on the 9th of July, 1850. In consequence of this event, the duties of the office have devolved on Millard Fillmore, of New York, who had been elected by the same majority VicePresident, in accordance with the provision of the Constitution of the United States, which says, “ In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice-President."

THE CABINET. The following are the principal officers in the 'executive department of the

* Died in office.

government, who form the Cabinet, and who hold their offices at the will of the President.

Salary. DANIEL WEBSTER, Massachusetts, Secretary of State, $ 6,000 THOMAS CORWIN, Ohio,

Secretary of the Treasury, 6,000 CHARLES M. CONRAD, Louisiana, Secretary of War,

6,000 William A. GRAHAM, North Carolina, Secretary of the Naoy, 6,000 A. H. H. STUART, Virginia, Secretary of the Interior, 6,000 NATHAN K. HALL, New York, Postmaster-General, 6,000 John J. CRITTENDEN, Kentucky, Attorney-General,

4,000

DEPARTMENT OF STATE.
Daniel Webster, Secretary.
Salary: 1

Salary. William S. Derrick, Chief Alex. H. Derrick, Clerk, $1,500 Clerk,

$ 2,000 William L. J. Kiderlin, do. 1,400 Wiliam Hunter, Jr., Claims Henry Sargent,

do. 800 Clerk,

2,0001

Consular Bureau. W. C. Zantzinger, Disburs.

Robert S. Chew, Clerk, 1,400 Agent,

1,450

Henry La Reintrie, do. 1,400
J S. Mackie, Keep. of Archives, 1,400
Oliver K. Barrell, Commission

Home Bureau.
Clerk,

1,400 Wm.C. Reddall, Passport-Clerk, 1,400 Diplomatic Bureau. Charles E. Weaver, Clerk, 1,000 Francis Markoe, Clerk, 1,600]John Polk,

do. 900

TREASURY DEPARTMENT.

Thomas Corwin, Secretary. J. McGinnis, Chief Clerk, 2,000 James Thompson, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Assistant Secretary.

Aaron 0. Dayton, 4th Auditor, 3,000 3,000 R. L. Mackall, Chief Clerk, 1,700

3,000 Geo. Harrington, Chief Clerk, 1,700 S. Pleasanton, 5th Auditor,

Thomas Mastin, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Comptrollers.

J. W. Farrelly, 6th Auditor, 3,000 Elisha Whittlesey, 1st Comp., 3,500 G. J. Ball, Chief Clerk, 1,700 E. C. Seaman, Chief Clerk, 1,700

Commissioner of Customs. Albion K. Parris, 2d Comp., 3,000

Charles W. Rockwell, 3,000 J. M. Cutts, Clerk,

1,700 John D. Barclay, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Auditors. Thos. L. Smith, 1st Auditor, 3,000

Treasurer's Office. M. H. Miller, Chief Clerk,

1,700

William Selden, Treasurer, 3,000 Philip Clayton, 2d Auditor, 3,000

W. B. Randolph, Chief Clerk, 1,700 William Mechlin, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Assistant Treasurers. John S. Gallaher, 3d Auditor, 3,000 Franklin Haven, Boston, 2,500

Salary.

Salary. John Young, New York, $ 4,000 Mich. Nourse, Chief Clerk, $ 1,700 Jas. R. Snowden, Philadelphia, 2,500

Solicitor's Office. Wm. M. Martin, Charleston, 2,500

John C. Clark, Solicitor, 3,500 M. M. Beale, New Orleans, 2,500

B. F. Pleasants, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Henry S. Turner, St. Louis, 2,500

Coast Survey.
Register's Office.
Townsend Haynes, Register, 3,000

Alex. D. Bache, Superintendent, 6,000

WAR DEPARTMENT.

Charles M. Conrad, Secretary. Samuel J. Anderson, Ch.Clerk, 2,000|Richard Gott, Chief Clerk, 1,000 Adjutant-General's Office.

Medical Bureau.
Roger Jones, Breo. Maj.-Gen., Thomas Lawson, Bred. Brig.-
Adjutant-General.

Gen., Surg-Gen.
Lorenzo Thomas, Breo. Lt. Col., H. L. Heiskell, Surg. & Assist.
Assist. Adj.-Gen.

Surg.-Gen.
John M. Hepburn, Chief Clerk, 1,200 R. Johnson, Chief Clerk, 1,150
Quartermaster-General's Bureau.

Engineer Bureau.
T. S. Jessup, Breo. Maj.-Gen., J. G. Totten, Breo. Brig-Gen.,
Quartermaster-General.

Chief Engineer.
Charles Thomas, Bred. Lt.-Col., F. A. Smith, Capt. f. Assist.
Quartermaster.

Chief Engineer.
Wm. A. Gordon, Chief Clerk, 1,600 F. N. Barbarin, Chief Clerk, 1,200
Pay Bureau.

Topographical Bureau.
N. Towson, Breo. Maj.-Gen., John J. Abert, Col., Chief Top.
Paymaster-General.

Engineer.
B. F. Larned, Lt.-Col., Deputy T. J. Lee, Capt., Assist. Chief
Paymaster-General.

Top. Engineer.
Nathaniel Fry, Chief Clerk, 1,700 Geo. Thompson, Chief Clerk, 1,400
Subsistence Bureau.

Ordnance Bureau. Geo. Gibson, Breo. Maj.-Gen., Geo. Talcott, Breo. Brig.-Gen., Com.-Gen. of Subsistence.

Chief of Ordnance. A. E. Shiras, Capt. 4th Art., Act W. Maynadier, Capt. &. Assist. ing Assist. Com.

Geo. Bender, Chief Clerk, 1,200

NAVY DEPARTMENT.

William A. Graham, Secretary. John Etheridge, Chief Clerk,

2,000 Joseph Smith, Chief of the Bureau of Docks and Navy Yards, 3,500 Lewis Warrington, do.

do. Ordnance and Hydrography, 3,500 Charles W. Skinner, do.

Construct. Equip. f. Repairs, 3,500

do.

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