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Height. s Maximum.

Cloudy days.
Clear days.
Range.
Var'ble days.
Rainy days.
Rain in inch.

Snowy days.
Snow in inch.
N. E.
Light Wind.
N. W.
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May,

1819.

inch. in. in. in. January, 13.6 16-24 70 29.43 29.8 28.7 1.1 15 12 4 2 2.5 4 6.5 3 16 Feb’ry, 18.1 48-22 70 32 .7 29.0 .6 14 311 2 1.01 .3 7 131 March, 37.3 68 10 58 .09 .728.61.1 | 15| 9 7 5 2.4 11 1.1 3 17 9 April, 44.3 74 22 52 .33 .8 .81.0 14 9711 4.7

4 lil 12 3 21 54.8 30 30 50 .25 .6 .8.8 13 12 612 4.7

6 8 8 9 26 5 June, 67.6 36 44 42 .24 .5 29.0 .5 17 13 9/12.2

4 13 7 6 237 July, 66.4 189 42 47 .36 .5 .1 .4 20 4 7 5 1.4

2 15 2 12 26 5 August, 65.2 86 36 50 .31 .5 .0.5 17 13 11112.2

3 11 89 31 Sept’ber, 61.7 34 37 47 .37 .6 .0 .6 18 12 5 5.0

9 6 15 281 2 October, 48.9 70 28 42 .33 .7 28.9.81 17 12 2 5 4.8

71 6 12 6 31 Nov'ber, 42.8 72 2052 .22 .6 .8.81 14 12 4 7 6.6

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7 19 11 Dec'ber, 18.3 14 -12 56 .43 .9 .81.1 13 15 3 2.4 71 4.7 11 2 14 4 2011 Year, 43.21/89-24113 29.30 29.8/28.6 1.2 187|126|52|76|57.9|13|12.6 46 110 119 90/28976

Warmest day, 820 3, July 9th. Coldest day, —120, January 18th. Highest temperature, 890, July 10th. Lowest, -24°, January 10th. Mean, 430 21'. Range, 1130.

Mississippi opened, February 12th; closed, December 17th.

XIV. FLOWERING OF FRUIT-TREES IN 1850.

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

* Died in office.

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 Nady, 6,000 A. H. H. STU

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,

2,000

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

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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

R. L. Mackall, Chief Clerk, 3,000

1,700

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

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.

Treasurer's Office.
Thos. L. Smith, 1st Auditor, 3,000

3,000 William Selden, Treasurer,

1,700 M. H. Miller, Chief Clerk,

3,000 Philip Clayton, 2d Auditor,

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

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