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LOUISIAN A. TENNIESSEE. - FROM TO TERRITORY OF onto. TO John Sevier, . 1796 1801 William C. C. Claiborne, . 1804 1812 * .# #: Willie Blount, . 1809 1815 STATE. Joseph McMin, . 1815 1821 William C. C. Claiborne, . 1812 1816 || William Carroll, . . 1821 1827 James Villare, . . . . . 1816 1820 | Samuel Houston, . . 1827 1829 Thomas B. Robertson, . . 1820 1822 || William Carroll, . . 1829 1835 H. S. Thibodeaux (acting), 1822 1824 || Newton Cannon, . . 1835 1839 Henry Johnson, . . . . . 1824 1828 James K. Polk, . 1839 1841 Peter Derbigny, . . 1828 1829 || James C. Jones, . 1841 1845 A. Bauvais (acting), . . 1829 1830 Aaron W. Brown, . . 1845 1847 Jacques Dupre (acting), . 1830 1830 | Neil S. Brown, o . 1847 1849 Andre B. Roman, . . 1830 1834 || William Trousdale, . . . 1849 1851 Edward D. White, . 1834 1838 || William B. Campbell, . . 1851 1853 Andre B. Roman, . 1838 1841 Andrew Johnson, . . 1853 1857 Alexander Warton, . . 1841 1845 | Isham G. Harris, . . 1857 1861 Isaac Johnson, . 1845 1850 Salary, $3000. Joseph Walker, . . 1850 1854 Term, two years. Paul O. Hebert, . 1854 1858 Seat of Government, Nashville. R. C. Wickliffe, . . 1858 — Thomas O. Moore, — 1862 ICENTUCKY. Salary, $4000. Isaac Shelby, . 1792 1796 Term, four years. James Garrard, . 1796 1804 Seat of Government, Baton Rouge. Christopher Greenup, . 1804 1808 Charles Scott, . © . 1808 1812 TEXAS. Isaac Shelby, . . . 1812 1816 J. Pinckney Henderson, . 1846 1847 || George Madison,... . . . 1816 1816 George T. Wood, . . . 1847 1849 G. Slaughter (acting), . . 1816 1820 B. H. Bell, . . . . . 1849 1853 || John Adair, . . . . . 1820 1824 Edward M. Pease, . 1853 1857 Joseph Desha, . . . 1824 1828 H. G. Runnels, . 1857 1859 | Thomas Metcalfe, . . 1828 1832 Sam Houston, . . 1859 1861 John Breathitt, . . . . . 1832 1884 F. R. Lubbeck, . 1861 1863 J. T. Morehead (acting), . 1884 1886 Salary, $3000. James Clark, . . . . . . 1836 1837 Term, two years. C. A. Wickliffe (acting), . 1839 1840 Seat of Government, Austin. Robert P. Letcher, . . 1840 1844 William Owsley, . . 1844 ; John J. Crittenden, . . 1848 185 ARECANSAS. John L. Helm (acting), . 1850 1851 T E R RITO R. Y. Lazarus W. Powell, . . 1851 1855 James Miller, . . 1819 1825 Charles S. Morehead, . 1855 1859 Beriah Magoffin, . . 1859 1861 George Izard, . . • ?: 339 j. F. Robinson,’ . . . . 1861 1863 John Popo, ;.... . . . . ; ; Thomas E. Bramlette, . . 1863 1867 "William S. Fulton, & . 1835 1836 Salary, $2500. Term, four years. STATE. Seat of Government, Frankfort. James S. Conway, . 1836 1840 Archibald * . 1840 1844 OHIO. i. Adams (acting), . ;: 1844 TERRITORY. Thomas S. Drew, . . 1844 1848 to John S. Roane, ) . 1848 1852 Arthur St. Clair, . . 1788 1803 Elias N. Conway, . 1852 1860 Henry M. #. . 1860 1864 STATE. Salary, $1800. Edward Tiffin, . . 1803 1808 Term, four years. Thomas Kirker (acting), . 1808 1808 Seat of Government, Little Rock. Samuel Huntington, . . . 1808 1810

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* During the unexpired term of Governor Whitcomb, elected in 1848 to the United States

Senate.

Salary, $2000.
Term, two years.
Seat of Government, Madison.

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IOWA. OREGON. FROM TO Ansel Briggs, . . . . . 1846 1850 TERRIronx. Stephen Hempstead, . . 1850 1854 || James Shields, Aug. 14, 1848. James W. Grimes, . 1854 1858 Joseph Lane, . Aug. 18, 1848. Ralph P. Lowe, . 1858 1860 | John P. Gaines, . Sept. 9, 1850. S. J. Kirkwood, . 1860 1862 Joseph Lane, .. March 16, 1858. Wm. M. Stone, . 1862 1864 || John W. Davis, . Sept. 6, 1858. Salary, $1000. George L. Curry, Oct. 24, 1854. Term, four years. seat of Government, Des Moines City. STATE. * John Whittaker, . . from 1859 to 1862 - A. C. Gibbs, . o 1862 1866 WISCONSIN. Salary, $1500. TERRITORY. Term, four years. Henry Dodge, . . 1836 1841 Seat of Government, Salem. James D. Doty, . . . . 1841 1844 Nathaniel P. Tallmadge, 1844 1845 KANSAS. Henry Dodge, . . . . . 1845 1848 TERRITORY. STATE. A. H. Reeder, . June 29, 1854. John L. Dawson, . July 28, 1855. Nelson Dewey, . . . 1848 1851 & j y 28, ileonard j, Farwell, . . . 185i is;3 Yolo te ; . #. William A. Barstow, . 1853 1855 #. n W. Greary, . uly 3U, * Čoijashford.” ". . . iś is; R. J.; Walker; . March 30, 1857. Alexander W. Randall, . 1857 1861 § W. *::::: o i. * #. Edward Solomon, . 1861 1863 amuel Medary, €C. j so James T. Lewis, . . 1863 1865 STATE.

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RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE IN EACH STATE.

MAINE.

The right of suffrage is nearly universal, being granted to all male citizens of twenty-one years of age and upwards, who have resided in the State for three months next preceding the election. Paupers, persons under guardianship, and Indians not taxed, are excepted.

NEW HAMPSHIRE.

Right of suffrage granted to all males of twenty-one years of age and upwards, excepting paupers, and persons excused from paying taxes at their special request.

VERMONT.

Right of suffrage extends to all males of twenty-one years of age and upwards, who have resided one year in the State next preceding the election, and are of a quiet and peaceable behavior. .

IMASSACHUSETTS.

Right of suffrage extends to all males of twenty-one years of age and upwards 9. and persons under guardianship excepted), who have resided within the

ommonwealth one year, and within the town or district in which they may claim a right to vote, six months next preceding any election, and who have paid a State or county tax assessed upon them within two years next preceding such election, and also to . citizen who may be by law exempted from taxation, and who may be, in all other respects, qualified as above mentioned.

CONNECTICUT.

Must be of age, have gained a settlement in the State six months, done military duty, paid a State tax, and taken the prescribed oaths.

RHODE ISLAND.

Three months’ residence, and own a freehold of one hundred and thirty-four dollars. Must have attained the age of twenty-one.

NEW YORK.

Right of suffrage extends to all males of twenty-one years of age, inhabitants of the State for the last year, and residents of the county for the last six months. A colored man must have resided in the State three years, and hold a freehold of two hundred and fifty dollars, free of all incumbrance.

NEW JERSEY.

The language of the Constitution on this point is, that all persons of full age shall have a right to vote, who are worth fifty pounds, proclamation money, clear estate in the same, and have resided in the county in which they claim to vote, for twelve months immediately preceding the election. By a special act of the Legislature, every white male inhabitant of lawful age, and who has paid a tax, is considered worth fifty pounds, and therefore entitled to vote.

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