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Coast Survey............

40.000 00 Public Buildings...............

548,588 14 Treasury miscellaneous... 136,251 73 War Department ........... 1,640,000 00 Miscellaneous.......... 1,205,562 64 Navy Department............. 42,112 07 Interior Department, Pub

lic Printing, and Census.. 84,697 78 Public Works and Capitol Extension .....

43,102 08 Indian Bureau.

437,534 to Judicial..

1,047,791 89

6,046,259 96 Military Academy............

326,101 32 Naval Service.......

18,296,733 95 Consular and Diplomatic Service.......... 1,219,659 00 Indian Service..........................................

6,349,462 04 Fortifications.......

2,037.000 00 Post Office Department............

28,519,341 84 Army Expenses.............................

28,683,615 32 Rivers and Harbors..........

6,588,000 00 Sundry Civil Expenses, viz:

Life Saving Stations......... $162,700 00
Revenue Cutter Service... 1,078,397 88
Marine Hospital Service...
National Currency............. 100,000 00
Detection and punishment

of counterfeiting............ 125,150 00 Senate.......

26,963 25 Judiciary..............

3,500,000 00 Miscellaneous...

1,516,802 71 Inspection of steam vessels, &c...................

$18,017 19 Public Buildings............... 3,050,000 00 Light Houses, Beacons,

and Fog Signals........... 879,685 00 Light-House Establishm't. 1,559,564 50 Public Lands.....

1,599,325 00 Patent Office.....

50,000 00
Metropolitan Police......... 207,890 00
Government Hospital for
the Insane.....

178,800 00
Deaf and Dumb Institu-
tion...................................

124,000 00 Columbia Hospital

80,300 00 Smithsonian.....

25,000 00
Capitol Extension.

99,000 00
Botanical Garden........ 25,500 00
Library of Congress...... 41,000 00
Survey of the Coast. ......... 732,000 00
Armories and Arsenals..... 1,090,149 40
Buildings and Grounds in

and around Washington. 257,100 00 Washington Aqueduct ...... 173,435 00 Bureau of Refugees,

Freedmen, and Aban-
doned Lands

174,000 00 Signal Office.....

250,000 00 Miscellaneous objects...... 1,089,413 97 Navy Yards...........

1,184,200 00
Department of Agricul.
ture................................. 25,000,00

20,148,413 90 Award by Claims Commission.......... 344,785 60 Miscellaneous-private acts, &C.............. 6,784,856 88 Total appropriations made for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1873....................$173,495,015 55

National Currency.......... 825,000 00
Judiciary .............

3,159,000 00 Miscellaneous ..

1,179,337 20 Public Lands.......

1,752,090 00 Metropolitan Police............ 207,530 00 Government Hospital for the Insane...............

171,712 22 Deaf and Dumb Institu'n.. 48,000 00 Columbia Hospital.............. 88,500 00 Smithsonian Institution... 42,000 00 Capitol Extension......... 279,000 00 Botanical Garden ............... 37,500 00 Survey of the Coast........... 766,000 00 Light-House Establish'nt. 1,691,369 50 Light Houses, Beacons,

and Fog Signals............ 1,507,600 00 Public Buildings............... 10,939,903 96 Armories and Arsenals..... 777,645 00 Buildings and Grounds in

and around Washington 2,553,733 01 Miscellaneous...

1,047,136 80 Navy Yards.

1,401,260 00 Miscellaneous...

279,883 00

32,186,129 09 For deficiencies for the fiscal year end

ing June 30, 1873, and for other pur-
poses, viz:
Senate..............................

$17,500 00
Department of State......... 115,222 00
Treasury Department...... 10,000 00
Mint, Branches and Assay
Offices .............

92,898 31 Internal Revenue..............

1,500,000 00 Coast Survey.........................

6,828 75 Light-House Establishm't. 156,200 00 Territorial Governments and Treasury miscellaneous .....................

147;202 07 War Department.

2,682,000 00 Pay Department......... 158,495 36 Signal Service.......

88,000 00 Medical and Hospital Department..........

13,000 00 Marine Corps.......................

20,000 00 Interior Department......... 41,500 00 Public Lands.........

19,386 36 Extension Capitol Gr'nds.. 301,199 16 Miscellaneous......

37,809 00 Indian Bureau....................... 3,102,701 54 Miscellaneous.........

247,535 92 Department of Justice...... 308,693 87 Miscellaneous.......

346,512 45 For the purchase of postage stamps for Executive Departments.................. 1,865,900 00

11,278,584 78 Naval Service.....

22,276,257 65 Public Works-Rivers and Harbors..... 6,102,900 00 Army ................

31,796,008 81 Post Office Department.........

32,529,267 00 Consular and Diplomatic Service.

1,311,359 00 Military Academy...............

344,317 56 Fortifications...................

1,899,000 00 Award by Claims Commission......

789,083 86 Miscellaneous-private acts, &C..... 2,565,740 31 Total appropriations made for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1874.......................$197,920,297 38

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STATEMENT OF APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

ENDING JUNE 30, 1875, AT THE FIRST SESSION, FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS.

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STATEMENT OF APPROPRIATIONS MADE FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

ENDING JUNE 30, 1874, AT THE THIRD SESSION, FORTY-SEO

OND CONGRESS. Pensions.............

....... $30,480,000 00 Deficiencies for the year ending June

30, 1873, and for other purposes, viz: Post Office Department..... $53,000 00 Coast Survey......................

170,000 00 Census..........

12,000 00 Rebel ram "Albemarle,”... 202,912 90 Patent Office....

20,000 00 District of Columbia....... 1,241,920 92

1,699,833 82 Indian Service.......

5,541,418 90 Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Expenses .........

17,120,496 60 Sundry Civil Expenses, viz:

Public Printing............... $2,053,500 00
Life Saving Stations......... 250,200 00
Revenue Cutter Service... 1,028,218 40
Marine Hospital Service... 100,000 00

fices........

Pensions........
For deficiencies for the year ending 1873

and '4, and for other purposes, as fol-
lows, viz:
Department of State ......... $50,161 92
Independent Treasury ...... 9,247 34
U.S. Mints and Assay of

822,946 11 Territorial ......

85,839 08 Treasury, miscellaneous... 162,629 01 Quartermaster Departm't.. 612,950 50 Indian Department of

which amount $51,363 59
is to be returned to the
Treasury from sales of
Indian lands)...

1,837,521 87 Public Lands........

6,237 70 Miscellaneous............. 202,299 80 Post Office Department..... 221,604 06

Judicial...

375,821 46 Senate.........

90,600 40 House of Representatives,

Capitol Grounds, &C...... 055 01 For the Indian Department (of which

amount $165,000 is to be returned to the Treasury from the sales of Indian

lands...... For Legislative, Executive, and Judicial expenses (in which amount is included the sum of $2,207,868 50, appropriation for the preparation, issue, and reissue of the national loan securities, heretofore included in the permanent appro

priations) ................. For sundry civil expenses for the fiscal

year ending June 30, 1875, and for other purposes, as follows, viz: Public Printing and Bind

ing ................................. $1,676,707 60 Life-saving Stations.......... 489,568 44 Revenue Cutter Service..... 1,152,883 40 Marine Hospital Service... 100,000 0 National Currency ............. 251,500 00 Judiciary.....

3,109,291 00 Miscellaneous.........

418,347 11 District of Columbia......... 1,300,000 00 Public Lands.........

45,900 00 Surveying Public Lands..... 1,042,980 00 Expenses of collection of

revenue from sales of

public lands......................... 574,040 00 Capitol Extension, &C......... 441,915 00 Metropolitan Police........... 207,530 00 Government Hospital for the Insane.......

203,741 00 Deaf and Dumb Institution 77,000 00 Columbia Hospital and oth

er charities..................... 106,000 00 Smithsonian.........

30,000 00 Survey of the Coast............. 782,000 00 Light-House Establishm't. 1,766,532 50 Light-Houses, Fog Signals,

and Beacons.................. 1,185,300 00 Armories and Arsenals...... 640,957 00 Signal Office........

389,325 00 Northern and Northwestern Lakes......................

175,000 00 Miscellaneous objects...... 649,433 89 Buildings and Grounds in

and around Washington. 317,730 00 Navy Yards and stations... 1,440,739 50 Departm't of Agriculture. 68,600 00 Public Buildings under Architect of Treasury (including amount for

relief of persons suffer-
ing from overflow of the
Mississippi) $400,000 00... 8,253,523 81

26,895,545 25 4,083,914 26 | For Naval Service

16,818,946 20 Rivers and Harbors..........

5,218,000 00 Army .......

27,788,500 00 Post Office Department (of which 5,656,171 10 amount the sum of $5,497,852 00 is

appropriated from the Treasury.
The balance to be paid from the
revenues of the Post Office Depart-
ment .....

35,756,091 00 Consular Service................................

3,405,404 00 Military Academy.........

339,835 00 20,613,880 80 Fortifications.................

904,000 00
For payment of claims reported allowed
by the Commissioners of Claims, as

follows, viz:
To citizens of Alabama.......... $37,682 90
To citizens of Arkansas......... 83,889 73
To citizens of Florida............. 4,140 00
To citizens of Georgia........... 23,537 20
To citizens of Louisiana......... 145,436 04
To citizens of Mississippi....... 85,516 80
To citizens of North Carolina. 48,073 88
To citizens of South Carolina. 10,784 00
To citizens of Tennessee....... 74,499 40
To citizens of Texas

675 00
To citizens of Virginia.......... 145,051 01
To citizens of West Virginia. 4,482 80

663,768 82 For extraordinary expenses of the Naval Service.........

4,000,000 00 For relief of persons suffering from the

overflow of the Mississippi river .......... 190,000 00 For improvement of the mouth of the Mississippi river....

30,000 00 For payment of teachers in the District of

Columbia, to be refunded to the Treas-
ury by the District....................

97,740 50 To discharge certain obligations to the

creditors of the Sioux Indians............ 70,000 00 For the relief of llenry S. Welles, for re. moving obstructions from the Savannah river in 1866.......

193,132 96 Other private acts, (estimated,) but not exceeding ......................

100,000 00
Total appropriations made for the fiscal
year ending June 30, 1875.................$182,804,929 89

RECAPITULATION.
In the fiscal year ending June 30, 1872.. $176,119,183 40
In the fiscal year ending June 30, 1873. 173,495,015 55
In the fiscal year ending June 30, 1874. 197,920,297 38
For the fiscal year ending June 30, 1875. 182,804,929 89

F.-Revenues and Expenditures of the Government.

For the fiscal years ending June 30, from each source.

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RECEIPTS since the formation of the Government, from March 4, 1789, to June 30, 1873: Customs, $3,385,720,600 18; Internal Revenue, $1,876,191,953 19; Direct Taxes, $27,554,926 93; Public Lands, $197,171,498 65; Miscellaneous sources, $252,734,361 07.' Total, $5,739,373,340 02.

EXPENDITURES since the formation of the Government, from March 4, 1789, to June 30, 1873: Civil List, $298,129,788 18; Foreign Intercourse, $104,828,384 80; Navy, $880,427,404 16; War, $4,044,384,110 94; Pensions, $313,489,880 82; Indians, $145,057,004 47; Miscellaneous, $649,991,549 06. Total, $6,436,308,122 42.

G.-Presidential Election of 1872, and State Elections in 1872, 1873, and 1874.

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Charles O'Conor, Straight Democrat, received 29,489 votes; and James Black, Temperance, 5,608.

* Owing to the death of Horace Greeley, the vote of no Electoral College was given for him. The Democratic Electoral vote was for B. Gratz Brown, 18; Thomas A: Hendricks, 42; Charles J. Jenkins, 2; David Davis, 1.

† Not counted, 17; of these, three votes cast in Georgia for Horace Greeley were excluded, he having died before the votes were so cast-the House voting to exclude, the Senate to receive. The vote of Arkansas was rejected-the House voting to receive, the Senate to reject. The vote of Louisiana was rejected, both Houses concurring.

2 Total counted, 349—necessary to a choice, 175. I Mean of the votes for congressmen at large.

The votes at the Spring Elections in 1874 were, in Connecticut: Republican, 46,755, Democratic, 39,761. Prohibition, 4,960; in Rhode Island: Republican and Temperance, 12,269, Democratic, 1,509, (the separate Republican vote for Lieutenant Governor being 7,679, and the Temperance vote 6,512;) and in New Hampshire: Republican, 34,143, Democratic, 35,608, Prohibition, 2,097, scattering, 45.

There were two counts in Arkansas and Louisiana. The other returns were: in Arkansas, Grant, 90,272, Greeley, 79,444, in Louisiana, Grant, 59,975, Greeley, 66,467.

** The vote for Governor, by Warmoth count, was: Kellogg, 55,973; McEnery, 65,579. tt This vote was called “Independent" and "Independent Democratic."

XXI.
STATE PLATFORMS OF 1874.

Connecticut..

| general; that in making judicial and other legis

lative appointments, character and capacity REPUBLICAN-FEBRUARY 11, 1874.

should be the only qualifications considered, and 1. The Republican party of the State of Con- that all bargains and trades for these appointnecticut, in convention assembled, declare that ments are abusive to the health of the commonthe end of government is to secure equal and wealth, and destructive of the interests of the exact justice to all its citizens, with as little in- people. fringement as possible upon individual freedom; 8. That the rightful interests of labor, in view that the government of the people, by the people, of the present condition of the industrial classes and for the people, interpreted and foreshadowed and their relations to capital and to the great by the declaration of independence, is the true corporations of the country, demand the careful American idea; that this idea can only be real. solicitude and attention of the Legislature. ized by the election of honest and capable men 9. That we recognize the wisdom and necesto public office, and by conducting public affairs sity of obtaining reliable statistics and informawith strict prudence and in accordance with the tion in regard to the condition of the laboring sound and approved maxims of business and classes upon which to base proper legielation, political economy.

and we believe that an impartial and non2. That, in accordance with these principles, partizan bureau for that purpose is demanded the States should be left to regulate their own alike by humanity and the best interests of the internal affairs without interference, and this State. convention gladly indorses the course of the 10. That the question whether or not a connational administration in reference to the re- vention ought to be called to revise our present cent election in Texas.

State constitution should be submitted by the 3. That good administration and freedom from General Assembly to the people of the State for temptation to official dishonesty can be best se- their decision. cured by such an organization of the civil service as Bhall insure a competent body of civil officers, who shall be undisturbed by the changes

DEMOCRATIO—FEBRUARY 3, 1874. and temptations of active politics.

This convention does hereby declare and make 4. That there ought to be no further increase known the following to be its principles of action, of the paper currency of the country, and that and to the support of them it invites the hearty the people expect from the present Congress the co-operation of all honest men: adoption of such measures as will forward the 1. We declare our unfaltering devotion to the early resumption of specie payment.

Constitution of the United States and to the 5. That there should be no more subsidies of Union of the United States thereby established, public lands in the interest of private corpora and we affirm that the people of the several tions; that taxation should be equal, and be States have the sole and exclusive right of govlaid in such a manner as least to interfere with erning themselves as free, sovereign, and inde. the general prosperity, and so as to encourage pendent States, subject only to the limitations the various industries.

contained in the Constitution, and that all 6. That party organizations are useful and powers not therein expressly granted to the necessary ; but that, while we are proud of the National Government are reserved to the States birth and history of the Republican party, we respectively. recognize no such allegiance to political associa- 2. We affirm that the greatest danger with tions as shall prevent our fair and candid crit- which we are now threatened is the corruption icism of the acts of all public men; and that and extravagance which now exist in high offievery case of negligence, wastefulness, or dis-cial places, and we do declare that these are the honesty on the part of those having control of cardinal principles of our future political action; public money ought to be promptly investigated that retrenchment, economy, and reform are imand severely punished, without fear or favor ; peratively demanded in all the governments of that we expect of our State legislators and State the people-Federal, as well as State and muniofficers the strictest integrity and economy, the cipal--and we here proclaim ourselves the unlargest possible relief from the burden of taxa- compromising foes of all salary-grabbers, ring tion, the maintenance of public education, the politicians, and land monopolists, whoever they preservation of the purity and freedom of the may be and wherever they may be found, ballot-box, the continuance of such registration whether they are in office or out; and we aplaws as shall invite all who are entitled to the peal to the honest men everywhere, without reprecious right of suffrage to participation in it, gard to past political affiliations, to join us in and at the same time shall exclude all fraudu- branding as they deserve these corrupt leeches lent voting.

on the body politic, and in assisting us to purge 7. That the sessions of our General Assembly the official stations of their unwholesome and should be short, and its legislative acts few and baneful presence.

3. The present Federal administration, by its

Illinois. utter inability to comprehend the dignity or re

REPUBLICAN-JUNE 17, 1874. sponsibility of the duties with which it is charged, by its devotion to personal and partizan inter We, the delegated representatives of the Re-, ests, by its weak and incompetent management publican party of Illinois, declare the following of the national finances, by its unwarranted in to be substantially our political belief: terference with the local self government of the 1. That emancipation and enfranchisement people by its support of the corrupt government having been secured by the thirteenth and fifwhich it has imposed by its power upon several teenth amendments to the Constitution of the of the States of the Union, and by its complicity United States, and by appropriate legislation for with corrupt practices and scandals in various their enforcement; and equality of civil rights quarters, by its appointment of notoriously in having been guaranteed by the fourteenth amendcompetent men to high official positions, has ment, such guaranty should be enforced by apjustly brought upon itself the condemnation of propriate statutes, so that the broad ægis of the American people.

Federal power may be over black and white 4. The procuring of money from a notoriously citizens alike. corrupt ring of Washington politicians for use 2. That, as one of the consequences of the late in this State in controlling our elections is so civil war, about $382,000,000 of non-interest marked an evidence of political corruption that bearing Treasury notes were issued to, and are it deserves the severest rebuke, and we call upon now held by, the people as a safe and convenient the people of Connecticut in the coming election currency, it would be unwise and inexpedient, to enter such a protest against so gross an abuse in the present financial condition of the people, of official trust as will secure punishment for the to attempt the policy of immediate cancellation present and afford adequate protection for the of any portion of such Treasury notes. future.

3. That the laws for the establishment of na5. We recognize in the present stringency of tional banks, having secured to the States and the money market, the panic which led thereto, Territories the best system of bank circulation the general prostration of business and the con- ever before offered to the people, its issuance sequent suffering of the working classes, the di- should be no longer confided to a privileged rect fruits of that policy which, while it pretends class, but should be free to all alike, under gento advance the interests of the country, is in eral and equal laws, the aggregate volume of reality plunging us into national and individual currency to be regulated by the untrammeled bankruptcy and ruin, and as an offset to this laws of trade. policy, we demand and we call upon the people 4. That we reaffirm the declaration of the Nato inaugurate a speedy return to specie payments, tional Republican Convention of 1872 in favor as called alike by the highest consideration of of a return to specie payment at the earliest commercial morality and honest and economical practicable day. government.

5. That we commend the measures which bave 6. While we are in favor of all just and equal passed the popular branch of Congress, looking taxation necessary to sustain our Government to the cheapening and perfection of inter-State and our public institutions, we are opposed to all railway transportation, and the improvement of unjust and unequal systems of taxation, which the navigation at the mouth of the Mississippi tend to favor one class at the expense of other river. classes of the people.

6. That we are in favor of an amendment to 7. The public domain of the United States is the Constitution of the United States, providing the property of the people, and as such should for the election of President and Vice President be preserved for the people, and we condemn the by the direct vote of the people, without the policy of wholesale grants to speculative corpo intervention of the Electoral College. rations for the benefit of the few to the exclusion 7. That the Republican party proposes to reof the many.

spect the rights reserved by the people to them. 8. We are opposed to all monopolies which selves as carefully as the powers delegated by operate for the benefit of privileged persons or them to the State and Federal Governments; classes, and to all combinations or corporations and it will aim to secure the rights and privi. made to effect purposes hostile to the best inter- leges of the citizens, without regard to nativity ests of the people.

or creed; and it is opposed to interference by 9. That we recognize the grievances of which law with the habits, tastes, or customs of indithe industrial classes complain, and we favor a viduals, except to suppress licentiousness or to governmental policy that shall impose such re- preserve the peace and safety of the citizens of straints and prohibitions upon grasping corpora- the State. tions and stock gamblers as will prevent those 8. That while we accord to the railway comfinancial fluctuations which ever have resulted panies of this state the fullest measure of propin a debased currency, official defalcations, ring erty rights, we also demand for the people rearobberies, bankrupt employers, and starving sonable charges and rigid impartiality in the workingmen and women.

transportation of passengers and freights, such 10. That we are in favor of such action by the guarantees to be secured by appropriate State Legislature of our State as will bring the ques. and national legislation. tion of calling a constitutional convention di- Relying upon the foregoing declaration of rectly before the sovereign people of this state principles and policy, and upon the broad, clear for their adoption or rejection, as they may deem record of the Republican party during its fifteen best.

1 years of State and Federal administration, we

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