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We would renew the expression of our grateful acknowledgments to our friends in the different parts of the country, who have been so good as to forward information for the improvement of this work; and we respectfully solicit a continuance of their fa

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In the next volume we propose to give, in addition to other matters, a view of the financial institutions of the country, viz. banks, insurance companies, and savings banks; also of periodical literature, including newspapers and other periodical publications, on a plan, which is exemplified in this volume in relation to Massachusetts (see page 169); and on these topics, particularly, information is desired.

Cambridge, Massachusetts,

October 18, 1833.

PART I.
CALENDAR AND CELESTIAL PHENOMENA FOR THE YEAR 1834.
Celestial Phenomena

3 Height of the Greatest or Spring Tides 21 Movable Festivals of the Church, 1834 5 Tide Table

23 Jewish Calendar

5 Latitude and Longitude of Places, u.s. 24 Mahometan Calendar 6 CALENDAR — January &c.

28 Eclipses in 1834 6 Ephemeris of the Sun

52 Occultations 16 Dr. Young's Refractions

58 Eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter 17 Table of ille Sun's Parallax in Altitude 59 Aspects of the Planets in 1834 19 Elements of Eclipses

60 METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION. Comets

61 | Annual Quantity of Rain at several Influence of the Moon 73 Places

85 Meteorological Observations 77 Flowering of Fruit Trees

85 PART II.

MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENT. Temperance

89| Periodical Press throughout the American Colonization Society 92 World

95 UNITED STATES. 1. Members of the First Colonial Con- 9. Executive Government

128 gress 97 10. Mint of the United States

129 2. Members of Congress from 1774' to

11. Judiciary

130 1788

98 12. Intercourse with Foreign Nations 134 3. Convention that formed the Consti- 13. Post-Office Establishment

135 tution 102 14 Principal Post-Offices

136 4. Senators and Representatives in 15. Rates of Postage

137 Congress from 1789 to 1833 103 16. Tariff of Duties

138 5. Table of the Terms &c. of the Sen- 17. Commerce

141 ators and Representatives 124 18. Imports and Exports

142 6. Number of Representatives from the 19. Public Debt of the U. S.

142 different States

124 20. Representative Population, Public 7. Table of the Sessions of Congress 125 Lands, Militia, and Pensioners 143 8. Votes for Presidents, &c. from 1789 21. Population of the United States 144 to 1833 126 22, Slaves in the United States

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INDIVIDUAL STATES. Preliminary Observations 145 14. South Carolina

216 1. Maine 149 15. Georgia

222 2. New Hampshire 153 | 16. Alabama

224 3. Vermont 158 | 17. Mississippi

227 4. Massachusetts 161 18. Louisiana

230 5. Rhode Island 169 19. Tennessee

231 6. Connecticut 171 20. Kentucky

235 7. New York 178 21. Ohio

242 8. New Jersey 188 22. Indiana

248 9. Pennsylvania 192 23. Illinois

250 10. Delaware 202 24. Missouri

252 11. Maryland 203 25. District of Columbia

253 12. Virginia

206 26. Florida, Michigan, Arkansas Terri13. North Carolina

215
tories

255 UNITED States. 1. Table of Times of Elections, &c. 256 8. Vacations in Colleges

262 2. Governors of the several States, &c. 257 9. Baptist Denomination

263 3. Governors' Term, Salary, Senators 258 10. Protestant Episcopal Church 264 4. Theological Seminaries

259 11. Methodist Episcopal Church 264 5. & 6. Medical and Law Schools 259 12. Roman Catholic Church

265 7. Colleges in the United States 260 | 13. Congregationalists, &c.

265

BRITISH AMERICAN PROVINCES 266 | FRANCE
STATISTICAL VIEW OF THE GLOBE 267 Notices of Persons who died in 1832
-- Europe, Asia, Africa, America, Foreign Obituary
Oceanica

267 - 270 American Obituary EUROPE - Reigning Sovereigns 271 Chronicle of Events

Numbers of the Deaf and Dumb 272 T'wenty-Third Congress
Remarks on Europe

272 GREAT BRITAIN

274 Additions and Corrections

295 297 308 312 321 32

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302

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Page. Africa, Statistical View of 269 Episcopal Church, U. S.

264 Alabama - Government ; Judiciary;

Europe, Reigning Sovereigns of 271 Common Schools ; Academies; Uni- Europe, Statistical View of

267 versity of Alabama; Lagrange Col- Executive Government, United Stuies 128 lege ; College of Spring Hill 221 - 227 Freneau, Philip

313 America, Statistical View of 259 Festivals of the Church

5 American Colonization Society 92 Florida Territory

25 Arkansas Territory 255 Flowering of Fruit Trecs

85 Asia, Statistical View of 268 | Foreign Ministers

131 Bainbridge, Commodore 319 France

295 Baltimore, Temperature at 77 Fruit Trees, l'lowering of

85 Baptist Denomination in United States 263 | Georgia Government; Judiciary; Bell, Dr. Andrew

297 Education ; Frauklin College ; MediBentham, Jeremy

cal College of Georgia

222 224 Bishops, American 264 Globe, Statistics of

267 Bishops, English, &c. 280 Goethe

298 Bonaparte, Madume, &c. 306 | Governors of States

257 Bonstetten

297 Great Britain — Government ; Ministry; British American Provinces

266 House of Lords ; Bishops; House of Butler, Charles

301 Commons; First Reformed ParliaCALENDAR — January, &c.

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ment; Judiciary; British Ministry Calendar, Jewish

5 from 1807 to 1833

274-294 Calendar, Mahometan

6 Height of the Greatest Tides Canada 266 Hill, Rowland

310 Carroll, Charles 312 Hillhouse, James

313 Catholic Church in United States 265 Holyoke, Dr., his Meteorological Journal 78 Champollion 298 Home, Sir E ard

30-1 Chaptal, Count 303 House of Commons, England

282 Chronicle of Events 321 | House of Lords or Peers

275 Chronological Cycles

4 Mlinois — Government; Judiciary ; EduClarke, Dr. Adam

304 cation : Illinois College; Alion LiteClementi,

299

rary and Theological Seminary 250 - 251 Colleges in United States

260 Imports and Exports, United States 142 Colonization Society

92 Indiana - Government; Judiciary ; EduColton, C. C.

299 cation ; Indiana College; South HanoColonial Congress

97 ver College Columbia, District of — Circuit Court ; Individual States

115 Georgetown College ; Columbian Col Influence of the Moon

73 lege ; Columbian Institute 253 — 255 Intercourse with Foreign Nations

134 Commerce, United States 141 Johnston, Josiah S.

315 Comets 61 Judiciary, United States

130 Commons, House of, England • 282 Kean, Edinund

311 Congregationalists

265 Kentucky – Government; Judiciary ; Congress, Colonial

97 Education ; Transylvania University; Congress, from 1774 to 1788 97 - 102 Centre College; St. Joseph's College ; Congress, Ist to 220

103 - 123 Augusta College; Cumberland Cold Congress, 230

332 lege; Georgetown College 235 -- 242 Congress, Sessions of

125 Latitude and Longitude of Places 24 Connecticut — Government; Judiciary; Law Schools

259 Statistics ; Expense of Government; Legislatures of States

255-258 Common Schools; Academies ; Yale

Leslie, Sir John

307 Collego; Washington College ; Wes- Libraries in United States

148 leyan University ; Litchfield Law Lords or Peers, House of

275 School; Asylum for the Deaf and Louisiana — Government; Judiciary ;

Dumb; Learned Societies 171-179 Education ; College of Louisiana 230-231 Consuls 134 Mackintosh, Sir James

301 Convention that forned the Constitution 102 Maine — Government ; Judiciary ; MiliCrabbe, George

297 tia ; Education; Bowdoin College ; Cuvier, Baron

300 Waterville College ; Maine TheologiDeaf and Dumb in Europe

272 cal Institution; Maine Wesleyan Debt, United States'

142 Seminary ; Learned Societies 149 – 153 Delaware - Government; Judiciary;

Marietta, Temperature at

83 Outlines of the Constitution; Educa- Maryland — Government; Judiciary ; tion

Education ; St. John's College ; UniDuties, Tariff of

138 versity of ; Washington Medical Eclipses in 1834

6 College ; St. Mary's College ; Mount Eclipse of the Sun, Nov. 30

8 St. Mary's College

203-206 Eclipses of the Satellites of Jupiter 17 Massachusetts — Government; JudiciEclipses, Elements of

60 ary; Common Schools ; Academics ; Education, United Statos, Remarks on 145

Harvard University; Williams ColElections in the different States

256 lege; Amherst College ; Theological Ephemeris of the Sun .

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218, 249

202, 203

Page.

Page. Seminaries; Learned Societies; Peri- Population and Extent of the Globe 270 odical Literature

161 — 169 Population, 0. S., 5 Enumerations 144 Medfield, Temperature at 80 | Porter, Anna Maria

303 Medical Schools, United States 259 Post-Office Estabishment

135 Mcteorological Observations 77 Post-Offices, principal

136 Methodist Episcopal Church 264 Postage, Rates of

137 Michigan Territory 255 Protestant Episcopal Church

264 Militia, United States

143 President of the United States, Votes for, Military Posts, Temperature at 81 from 1789 to 1833

126 Ministry of Great Britain 274 & 294 Public Debt, United States'

142 Mint of the United States 129 Public Lands, Share of

143 Mississippi - Government; Judiciary; Rain, Quantity of, at several places 85 Outlines of the Constitution; Educa- Randolpli, John

316 tion; Jefferson Colle e 227 — 230 Rates of Postage

137 Missouri – Government; Judiciary; Refractions, Dr. Young's

53 Education; St. Louis University ; St. Reichstadt, Duke of

303 Mary's College 252 — 253 Religions, Numbers of the different

270 Moon, Influence of

73 Religious Denominations, U. S. 263 — 265 New Hampshire - Governmeni ; Judici- Remusat, Abel,

302 ary ; Statistics ; Common Schools Revolutionery Pensioners

143 Academies ; Dartmouth College ;

Rhode Island -— Government ; Judiciary ; Learned Societies

153 - 158 Education ; Brown University ;LearnNew Jersey - Government; Judiciary; ed Societies

169-171 Common Schools ; Academies; Col.

Salaries of Governors, &c.

258 lege of New Jersey ; Rutgers College Salem, Temperature at

78 183 – 191 Say, Jean-Baptiste

308 New York - Government; Judiciary ; Scarpa, Antonio

307 Common Schools ; Academies ; Re- Scott, Sir Walter

305 gents of the University ; Columbia Sessions of Congress

125 College ; Union College; Hamilton Signs of the Planets

3 College ; Genova College ; Brockport Signs of the Zodiac

4 College ; Hamilton Literary and Skinner, Richard,

316 Theological Seminary; Episcopal

Slaves in the United States

1.14 Theological Seminary ; Auburn Theo- South Carolina – Government; Judicilogical Seminary; Hartwick Theo

ary ;
Free Schools ;

Academies logical Seminary ; College of Physi- College of South Carolina ; Charlescians and Surgeons; University of ton College ; Medical Colleges; Theothe City of New York; Learned logical Seminaries ; Learned 'SocieSocieties 178-188 tios

216-221 North Carolina - Government; Judi- Sovereigns of Europe

271 ciary Education; University of Spurzheim, Dr.

307 North Carolina 215 - 2/6 Stanley, John,

319 Obituary, American 312 Stephen, James

306 Obituary, Foreign 308 Sun's Parallax in Altitude

59 Occultations 16 l'ariff of Duties

138 Oceanica 270 Temperance

89 Ohio – Government; Judiciary ; Com- Tennessee Government; Judiciary ; mon Schools

Acadeinies ;
Ohio

Education ; University of Nashville; University ; Miami University; Wes- Greenville College; East Tennessee tern Reserve College ; Kenyon Col- College; Theological Seminary 23: - 235 lege; Franklin College ; Lane Semi- Theological Seminuries, United States 259 nary; Granville Literary and Theo- Tide Table

21 logical Institution ; Medical College Tides, Height of

23 of Ohio; Ohio Reformed Medical Tucker, Commodoro

315 School; Law School 242-248 Uuited States

97 & 256 Oriani, Barnabil 398 Vacations in Colleges

262 Parliament, British

275 Vermont - Government; Judiciary.; Parliament, Members of

284 Common Schools; Academies; UniPennsylvania -Government; Judiciary; versity of Vermont; Middlebury Common Schools ; Academies ; Uni- College

158 -- 100 versity of Pennsylvania; Jefferson Virginia

Government; Judiciary ; Medical College ; Dickinson College; Education; Academies; University Jefferson College; Washington Col- of Virginia ; William and Mary College ; Western University ; Allegheny lege; Hampden-Sydney College; WushCollege; Pennsylvauia College ; La- ington College; Randolph-Macon Colfayeite College; Girard College ; Bris- lege ; Protestant Episcopal Seminary ; tol Collegiate Institute; Institution Virginia Baptist Seminary 205

214 for the Deaf and Dumb; Theological Votes for President, &c., U. S. 126 Seminaries; Learned Societies 192 — 201 Wakefield, Priscilla

305 Pensioners, Revolutionary and Invalid 143 West Indies, British

266 Perier, Casimir 300 Wilberforce, Win.

311 Periodical Literature throughout the

Wolcott, Oliver

317 World 95 | Zach, Baron de

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Page 3, last line, for " 8 the descending node,” read “U," &c.

6, Oct. 13th, for “ Feast" read “ Fast"
9, near the bottom, for “Sun cent. eclipsed" read “ Sun sets

centrally eclipsed
15, for “ Norfolk, Pa." read “ Norfolk, Va."

27, “ Salem, in lat. 42° 31' 30'!” not“ 520," " 35, The setting of the Moon is, to a certain extent, erroneously

stated for New York, Washington, Charleston, and New Orleans. The variation of the Moon's semidiurnal arch

having been, inadvertently, applied with a wrong sign. 99, After the name of Mitchell, Stephen M., for “ 1783 – 04,

1785 - 06," read “ 1783–84, 1785- 86.” “ 192, 2d line from the bottom, for“ Robert C. Trier," read “ Robert

C. Grier.” “ 276, for 6 * Essex," read “& Essex.”

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*** For Additions and Corrections, see pages 335 and 336.

N. B. In the volumes of the Almanac for the years 1830, 1831, and 1832, the rising and setting of the sun were given according to appar. ent time ; but in the volumes for 1833 and 1834, they are given according to inean time.

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