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FINANCIAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES ; Showing Exponditures and Debt of the Country during the various Political Administrations from the Founding of the

Government to the present time; also Presidents and Vice Presidents.

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1793 G. Washington John Adams........F| 6,479,977 97 80,352,634 04

94 G. Washington John Adams........F 9.041.593 17| 78.427.404 77 1795 G. Washington John Adams........F 10.151,240 15 80,747,587 39 1796/G. Washington John Adams........F 8.367,776 84 83,762,172 07

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1797 John Adams.. Thomas Jefferson..F| 8,625,877 37 32.064,479 33 1798 John Adams. Thomas Jefferson..F 8,583,618 41 79,228.529 12 1799 John Adams.. Thomas Jefferson..F 11,002,396 97 78,408 669 77 1800 John Adams.. Thomas Jefferson..F 11,952,534 12 82,796,294 35

1845 Jas. K. Polk... George M. Dallas ..D 1846|Jas. K. Polk... George M. Dallas ...D 1847|Jas. K. Polk... George M. Dallas ..D 1848 Jas. K. Polk.. George M. Dallas ..D

30,490,408 71 27.682.282 901 60,520,851 74| 60,655,143 19

15,925,303 01 15.550.202 97 38,826,534 77 47,044,862 23

1801 Thos.Jefferson Aaron Burr.........R 12,273,376 94| 83,038,050 80 1802 Thos.Jefferson Aaron Burr..... 13,270,487 31 80,712,682 25 1803 Thos.Jefferson Aaron Burr.........R 11,258,983 67| 77,054,686 30 1804 Thos Jefferson Aaron Burr.........R 12,615,113 72 86,427,120 88

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1805 Thos.Jefferson George Clinton.....R 13,598,309 47| 82,312,150 50 1806 Thos.Jefferson George Clinton.....R 15,021,196 26 75.723,270 66 1807 Thos.Jefferson George Clinton.....R 11,292.292 991 69,218,398 64 1808 Thos.Jefferson George Clinton.....R 16,762, 702 04 65, 196,317 97

1853 Frank. Pierce. Wm. R. Kingl......D 1834 Frank. Pierce. D. R. Atchison...... 1855 Frank. Plerce. Jesse D. Bright.. ..D 1856 Frank. Pierce. Jesse D. Bright.....D

54,577,061 74 75,473,170 75 66,164,775 96 72,726,341 57

59,803,117 70 42,242,222 42 35,586,956 56 31,972,537 90

1809 Jas. Madison.. George Clinton.....R 13,867,226 30 57,023,192 09 1810 Jas. Madison.. George Clinton.....R 13,309,994 49 53,173,217 52 1811 Jas. Madison.. George Clinton.....PL 13.592.604 86 48,005,587 76 1812 Jas. Madison.. George Clinton.....R 22,279,121 15 45,209,737 90

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1813 Jas. Madison.. Elbridge Gerry.....R| 39,190,520 361 55.962,827 57 1814 Jas. Madison.. Elbridge Gerryt....R] 38,028,230 32 81,487,846 24 1815 Jas. Madison.. John Gaillard......R 39,582,493 35 99,833.660 15 1816 Jas. Madison.. John Gaillard......R 48,244,495 51 127,334,933 74

1861 A. Lincoln..... Hannibal Hamlin..R 85,387,313 08 90,580,873 72 1862 A. Lincoln... Hannibal Hamlin..R] 565,667,563 741 624,176,412 13 1863 A. Lincoln..... Hannibal Hamlin..R 899,815,911 25 1,119,772,138 63 1864 A, Lincoln..... Hannibal Hamlin..R 1,295,541,114 86/1,815,784,370 57

1817 James Monroe D. D. Tompkins....R 40,877,646 04 123,491,965 16 1818|James Monroe D. D. Tompkins....R 35,104,875 40|103,466.633 83 1819 James Monroe D.D. Tompkins....R 24,004,199 731 95.529.648 28 1820 James Monroe D. D. Tompkins....R 21,763,024 85 91,015,566 15

1865 A. Lincoln..... Andrew Johnson. R|1,906,433,331 37 2,680,647,869 74 1866 A. Johnson.... Lafayette S. Foster.R 1,139,344,081 95 2,773,236,173 69 1867|A. Johnson.... Benj. F. Wade......R 1.093,079,655 27 2,678,126.103 87 1868 A. Johnson.... Benj. F. Wade......R 1,069,889,970 742,611,687,851 19

1821 James Monroe D. D. Tompkins.... R 19,690,572 69 89.987,427 66 1822 James Monroe D. D. Tompkins....R 17,676,592 63 93,546,676 98 1823|James Monroe D. D. Tompki::s....R 15,314,171 00 90,875,877 28 1824 James Monroe D. D. Tompkins....R 31,898,538 47 90,269,777 77

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1825 Jno. Q. Adams John C. Calhoun...R 23,585,804 72 83,788,432 71 1826 Jno. Q. Adams John C. Calhoun...R 24,103.398 46 81,054,059 99 1827 Jno. Q. Adams John C. Calhoun...R 22,656,764 04 73,987,357 20 1828 Jno. Q. Adams John C. Calhoun...R 25,459,479 52 67,475,043 87

1873 U. S. Grant.... Henry Wilson......R 524.044.597 9112,144,818,713 57 1874 U. S. Grant.... Henry Wilson......R 724.698.933 99/2,143.088,241 16 1875 U. S. Grant ... Henry Wilson"...R 682.000,885 32 2,128,688,726 32 1876 U.S. Grant.... Thos. W. Ferry....R 707,805.070 13 2,099.439.344 99

1877 R. B. Hayes... Wm. A. Wheeler...R./ 565,299,898 912, 205,301,392 10

1829 A. Jackson.... John C. Calhoun...D 25,044,358 40 58,421,413 67 1830 A. Jackson.... John C. Calhoun...D 24,585.281 55 48,565,406 50

ackson.... IJohn C. Calhoun...Dl 30.038.446 120 39.123.191 68 1832 A. Jackson.... John C. Calhoun...D 34,356,698 06 24,332,235 18

NOTE.-Though the principles of the various administrations, from 1801 to 1829. are clesignated as Republican, it may be remarkell that the principles of both the Democratic and Republican parties have materially changed since the establishment of these parties, which changes have been wrought by the new rolitical iosues that have from time to time sprung up in the history of the governmeut.

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* The political complexion of the different Presidential terms is indicated by a single letter opposite each year, defined as follows: F, Federalist; R, Republican; D, Democratic; W, Whig.

† Elbridge Gerry died November 13, 1814, and was succeeded by John Gaillard, Vice-President pro tem.

Wm. H. Harrison died April 4, 1841, after being one month in office. John Tyler succeeded to the Presidency, and Wm. P. Mangum became Vice-President pro tem.

$ Zachary Taylor died July 9, 1850, being succeeded by Millard Fillmore; Wm. R. King succeeding to the Vice-Presidency the first half

of the Presidential term, and David R. Atchison the last half.

I Wm. R. King died April 17, 1853; David R. Atchison becoming Vice-President pro tem. for the first half of the Presidential term, and Jesse D. Bright for the last half.

Abraham Lincoln was assassinated by J. Wilkes Booth, April 14 1865. Andrew Johnson succeeded to the Presidency; and Lafayette S. Foster to the Vice-Presidency the remainder of the first half of the Presidential term, and Benj. F. Wade the last half.

** Henry Wilson died November 22, 1875, and was succeeded by Thomas W. Forry. Vice-President pro tem.

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United States Soldiers in the Late Civil War.
Number of men furnished by each State and Territory from April
15, 1861, to June 30, 1865.
States and

Men
States and

Men
Territories.
Furnished. Territories.

Furnished. New York,

- 445,959
Rhode Island..

23,248 Pennsylvania .. 333, 155 Kansas.

20,095 310,654 Dist. of a

16,534 Illinois..... 258,162 California....

15,725 Indiana

194,363
Delaware .....

12,265 Massachusetts .. 146,407 Arkansas ....

8,259 Missouri ......... 109, 162 New Mexico Terr

6,561 Wisconsin ..

91,021
Louisiana ........

5,224 Michigan .........

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Colorado Territory... 4,903 75,793 Indian Nations......

3,530 New Jersey..

75,315 Nebraska Territory... 3,157 Kentucky 75,275 North Carolina..

3,156 Maine. 69,738 Alabama....

2,576 Connecticut.

55,755 Texas...... Maryland ... 46,053

1,810 New Hampshire 33,913 Nevada ...

1,080 Vermont ...

33,272 Washington Territory.... 964 West Virgini

32,003

Mississippi. Tennessee.

31,092 Dakota Territory......... Minnesota...

24,002

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Education of Presidents. Washington.. Fair English edu.

cation. Adams........ Harvard. Jefferson ...... William and Mary Madison ......Princeton. Adams, J. Q. Harvard. Jackson...... Limited education Van Buren.... Academic course. Harrison...... Hampden Sidney

College. Tyler .... .. William and Mary Polk ... ...University of N.C Taylor .....Slight rudiments. Fillmore .... ..Limited education Pierce ........Bow doin. Buchanan.....Dickinson. Lincoln ....... Education limited Johnson....... Self-educated. Grant .........West Point. Hayes.........Kenyon College.

Monroe and Harrison did not graduate Monroe left college to join the revolutionary army. Fi. nancial embarrassment prevented Harrison from pursuing a full course. Polk graduated at 23, Tyler at 17. The majority graduated at 20.

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Number of Men Called for by U. S. Government During

the Civil War. Number of men called for, periods of service, and number of men obtained under each call.

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.2:17 Judge Fullerton. Nettie ........ Red Cloud.... Lady Maud. Lady Thorn ....

..2:1814 Slow Go...

..2:1872 Cozette

.2:19 Great Eastern.

..2:19 Bodine.........--Comee. George Palmer.. Hannis Thomas L. Young.... ....2:1944 Camors.....

..2:1994 Flora Temple...... ..2: 1974 Albemarle ....

2:20 Fleety Golddu Frank .....

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...2:21 Clementine ....

2:21 Gazelle ...

2:21 General Garfield.. ...2:21 General Grant.

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..2:21 May Bird....

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Political Representation.

Number of Presidential Elect. ors, United States Senators and Representatives in Congress that each State is entitled to by Congressional apportionment between 1970 and 1880.

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April 15, 1861............... May 3, 1861..... July 22 and 25, 1861.. May and June, 1862...... July 2, 1862......... August 4, 1862...... June 15, 1863-..-. October 17, 1863-February 1, 1864... March 14, 1864April 23, 1964.. July 18, 1864.... December 19, 1864-.....

Totals...........

.... 75,000.....-3 months..... 93,326

82,745

Of...-3 years....... 714,231 500,000 .............3 months..... 15,007 300,000.....-3 years....... 431,959 300,000......9 months.... $7,588 100,000......6 inonths..... 300,000 200,000 ...-3 years....... 374,807 200,000.....-3 years....... 284,021

85,000....100 days........ 83,652 500,000....1, 2, 3 years.... 384,882 300,000.. .1, 2, 3 years.... 204,568 2,942,748... .... 2,690,401

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860,737 620,924 .. 338,536 .. 959,400 797,807 .. 202,709 .. 1,000,516 - ..... ........ 25,000

Alabama .......10.
Arkansas ....
California ... 6. ....2.
Colorado ....
Connecticut..
Delaware....
Florida ...
Georgia ...
Illinois
Indiana .....15....
Iowa. ......11....
Kansas ....

5.....2
Kentucky...
Louisiana
Maine ...
Maryland..
Massachusetts ..
Michigan ........
Minnesota
Mississi
Missouri.
Nebraska ..
Nevada....
N. Hampshire...
New Jersey...... 9..
New York.......35...
North Carolina..10
Ohio.............22
Oregon ..........
Pennsylvania ....29
Rhode Island....
South Carolina.
Tennessee .....
Texas.......
Vermont....
Virginia .....
West Virginia... 5.....2.
Wisconsin .......10........... S

Totals..... 369.. 76 293

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EXPLANATORY. The calls of October 12. 1862. and February 1. 1864. were combined. and the product of the draft of July, 1863, was credited thereon.

In addition to the foregoing number, 63,322 men were obtained, chiefly from the territories and the seceding States, under different calls and for various periods of service.

The whole number of men obtained by draft was 168,649. The whole number of colored troops obtained was 186,097.

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Strength of Ice. Thickness.

Strength. Two inches - Will support a man. Four inches -- Will support a man on horseback. Five inches-Will support an eighty-pounder cannon. Eight inches-Will support a battery of artillery, with carriages and

horses attached, Ten inches - Will support an army: an innumerablc multitudc.

Where We Get Coal.

Area Sq. Miles. 1874, Tons. Gt. Britain. 11,900 125,070,000 Germany.. 1,800 46,653,000 U'd States. 192,000 50,000,000 France ... 1,800 17,000,000 Belgiunn ... 900 14,670,000 Austria .... 1,500 12,280,000 Russia.... 11,000 1,392,000 Nova Scotia

1,052,000 Spain...

580,000 Elsewhere.

5,000,000

The Territories of Arizona, Dakota, Idaho, Montana, New Mex.

ico, Utah, Washington and Wyo. | ming have each one delegate.

BOARD, AND SHORT RATE INSURANCE TABLES.

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EXPENSE OF BOARD PER DAY.

The following table will be found convenient for the proprietors of hotels and boarding-houses in giving the price per day where the board is a certain specified price per week. Thus if it is desired to find the

price of five day's board, at $5.00 per week, it will be found by reference to be $3.57. (See table.) When the board exceeds $10.00 per week, double the numbers.

Days. 50c750 $1.00 $1.25 $1.50 $1.75 $2 $2.25 $2.50 $3 $3.50 $4 $4.50 $5 | $6 | 87 | 88 | 89 | $10 1 | .71.11 I .141 .18] :21 | .25 | .29 -32! :361 .43 | .50 .571 .641 .711 .56 1.00 1.14 | 1.29| 1.43

.14 1.21 | 29 | 351 431 .50 1.57 | .641 71 | 86 | 1.00 1.14 1 1.291 1.43 1.71 2.00 | 2,291 2.57 2.56 3 | .21 1.321 43 54 | .641 751 .861 .961 1.07 ) 1.29 1.50 1.711 1.931 2.14 1 2.57 1 3.00 3.431 3.86 | 4.29

| | |-43 | 574 -75] .86 | 1.00 | 1.41 1.291 1.431 1.71 2. 2.291 2.571 2,61 3.431 4.00 | 4.573 5.14 | 5-7 5 | .351-54 | .711 .891 1.07| 1.25 / 1.431 1.61 | 1.79 2.14 1 2.50 2.86 3.21 | 3:57 | 4.29 5.00 5.71 | 6.43 7.14 6 | .43 1.64 | .82 1.07 | 1.29! 1.50 1.711 1.931 2.14 1 2.571 3.001 3.431 3.86 | 4.29 5.14 1 6.00 6.56 7.71 | 8.57 7 1 .50 1.75 | 1.00 1.251 1.50 1.75 2.00 2.25 2.50 3.00 3.50 4.00 4.50 1 5.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 9.00 | 10.00

SHORT INSURANCE RATES.

By the following table may be seen the customary short rates of in- 1 year, the rate for one month is 4-20 of the annual rate, or 20 cents. (Sce surance for periods less than a year or month.

table.) For six months it would be 14-20 or 70 cents. (See following EXPLANATION.—Where the rate is one per cent., or $1 on $100 for a | table, which, by a little study, will be readily understood.)

ANNUAL.... 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 85 90 95|100105|110 115 120|125/130/135/140|150|175/200225|250/275/300|325|350) 375|400|500||00 1 Month..... 61 71 81 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 30 35 40 45 50 55 60 65 70 75 80 100 120 2 MONTHS.... 9 11 12 14 15 171 18) 201 211 23 24 26 27| 29 30 32 33 35 36 38/ 39| 40| 42| 45 52 60 65/ 751 83 90 95/105|113|120|150|180 3 Months.... 121 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 32 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56 60 70 80 90 100 110 120130140|150|160 200 240 4 Months.... 15 18 20 23 25 28 30 33 35| 39| 40| 43 45 48 50 53 55 58 60 63 65 68 70 75 88100 113|125135/150|163|175|189|200 250/300 5 MONTHS.... 18 21 24 27/30 33/ 36 39 42 45 48 51 54 57 60 63 66 69 721 75 78 811 841 90105|120135150|105|180|195|210225|240|300360 6 MONTHS.... 21/ 25 28 32 35| 39| 42| 46 49 53 56 60 63 671 70 741 771 811 84 871 90 94 97|105|123|140158175|193|210 228245|263 280 350 420 7 Months.... 23| 271 30 341 39| 42 45 49 52 56 60 641 671717579 831 871 901 941 98/102|106|113|131|150|169|188206225|244263281 300|375|450 8 MONTHS..-- 241 28 32 36 40 441 48 52 56 60 641 68 72 76 80 841 88 92 96100|104/108/112120140160180 200 220 240 260/250/300320400/450 9 MONTHS.... 26 30 341 39 43 47 51 55 60 641 68 721 77 81/ 85 89 83 95102106|110114/119|128|145/170/191/213|234|252|270|290|315|340/425|510 10 MONTHS.... 27|32|36| 41| 45 50 541 59 631 as| 72 771 811 86 90 95 99104/108/112/116121|125|135157|180203|225|24|270|293(315/338/360450 540 11 MONTHS.... 291 341 351 43| 471 521 571 62 671 72 76 80 85 90 95/100/105|110115|120 125|129133|143|107|190214|237|201|284|308331|355|378475 570

FOR PERIODS LESS THAN ONE MONTH.

These tables will be found convenient by the general public who may frequently desire to insure various kinds of property for a brief time, or longer periods than one year. With this table they may understand what propor. tion they are to pay.

ANNUAL....... 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 140 150 175 200 225 250/275/300 350 400 500.000

5 DAYS ....... 41 51 61 71 81 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 181.191 21) 25/ 28/ 35 42
10 DAYS ...... 61 71 81 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 18 20 23 25 28 30 35 40 50 60
15 DAYS ....... 8 9 11 12 14 15 16 18 19 20 22 26 28 33) 36| 3946 52 65 78
20 Days....... 10 u 13 14 16 17 19 21 23 24 28 32 34 40 441 48 56 641 So 06

Thus it will be seen, by examination of table, that should property be insured at one per cent. the rate on $100 worth of insurance will be, for 5 days, 8 cents; for 20 days, 16 cents. Attwo per cent, for 5 days, 15 cents; for 10 days, 20 cents, and so on.

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VERY charming and interesting method of commu• lady replies by a Daisy, in which she says—“I will think of it.” The
nicating thought is by the aid of flowers, their lan- | gentleman, in his enthusiasm, plucks and presents a Shepherd's Purse-
guage and sentiment being understood by the parties “I offer you my all.” The lady, doubtingly, returns a sprig of Laurel -
who present them. Although the following list is “Words, though sweet, may deceive.” The gentleman still affirms his
very complete, this vocabulary may be still enlarged declaration by a sprig of Heliotrope—“I adore you." The lady ad.
by the addition of other definitions, the parties mits a tenderness of sentiment by the Zinnia – "I mourn your absence."
having an understanding as to what language the
flower shall represent. Thus an extended and some-

LANGUAGE OF THE BOUQUET.
times important correspondence may be carried on A collection of flowers in a bouquet may mean very much. Thus a
by the presentation of bouquets, single flowers and Rose, Ivy and Myrtle will signify “Beauty, Friendship and Love.” A
even leaves; the charm of this interchange of Bachelor's Button "Hope," and a Red Rose “Love,” will indicate that

thought largely consisting in the romance attendant “I hope to obtain your love." upon an expression of sentiment in a partially disguised and hidden

I DESIRE TO MARRY YOU. language.

Jonquil – Linden. Of course much of the facility with which a conversation may be conducted, thus, will depend upon the intimate knowledge possessed of

I HAVE SWEET MEMORIES IN MY SOLITUDE. the language of flowers and the variety from which to select.

Periwinkle-Heath.
ILLUSTRATIONS.

PRAY FOR ME IN MY ABSENCE,

White Verbena - Wormwood. A declaration of feeling between a lady and gentleman may be expressed by single flowers, as follows:

Thus longer and shorter sentences may be readily expressed by The gentleman presents a Red Rose _“I love you.” The lady flower-language; and by agreement, if the variety of flowers is not sufadmits a partial reciprocation of the sentiment by returning a Purple ficient, a change of definition may be given the more common blossoms Pansy –"You occupy my thoughts.” The gentleman presses his suit and plants, whereby the language and correspondence may be conducted still further by an Everlasting Pea—“Wilt thou go with me?” The without inconvenience.

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Flowers and their Sentiment.
Acacia, Rose.
..Friendship.
Blue Bell................Constancy.

Coltsfoot................-Justice shall be done Acanthus...

Art.
Blue Bottle
Delicacy.

you.
Adonis, Flos..
...Painful recollections.
Borage ----

Abruptness.

Columbine, Red .........Anxious and trem.
Agnus Castus.
Coldness; life without | Box.
.Stoicism.

bling.
love.
Briers .....
.Envy.
Coreopsis...

..Always cheerful. Agrimony.......

Gratitude,
Broom
Neatness; Humility. Coriander...

..Hidden merit.
Almonds ..
Giddiness; heedless. Bryony, Black

Be my support.
Corn......

Riches; Abundance.
ness.
Buckbean....

.Calmness; Repose. Cornelian, Cherry.. .Continuance; DuraAloe .........

Bitterness.
Bugloss..
Falschood.

tion. Amaranth

Immortality; Unfad. Bulrush..
Bulrush...........
Docility.

Cowslip ............. .Native grace; Pen-
ing
Burdock...
Touch me not; Impor.

siveness.
Amaryllis...
Beautiful but timid.

tunity.
Coxcomb ....

Fopperv.
Anemone, Garden....... .Forsaken; Withered Buttercup......... Riches; Memories of Crocus.

Cheerfulness.
hopes; Illness.

childhood.
Cresses -

Stability.
Amethyst ...........
...Adiniration.

Cabbage............
...Profit.
Crowfoot .....

Ingratitude.
Anemone, Windflower ...Desertion.

Calla
Delicacy; Modesty. Currant......

Thy frown will kill me Angelica...... ..... Inspiration.

Camillia
Gratitude; Perfect Crown, Imperia

Power; Pride of birth
Apple Blossom .......
Preference.

Loveliness.
Cucumber

Criticism.
Arbor Vitæ ...
Unchanging Friend - Camomile........... .Energy in Adver Cypress.....

.Despair; Mourning. ship.

Dahlia .....

.Dignity and elegance. Arbutus... .Thee only do I love. Candytuft........... Indifference; Archi Daffodil.

.Unrequited love. Ash. .... Grandeur.

tecture.

Daisy, Garden.. .I share your feelings. .....................Grandeur. Aspen ... ....Sighing. Canterbury Bell .... Constancy.

Daisy, Single Field...... I will think of it. Asphodel ................Remembered beyond Cardinal Flower......... Distinction; Prefer

Dandelion ..........

Oracle; Coquetry. the tomb.

ment.
Datura.....

Deceitful charms.
Aster, Double German .. Variety.
Carnation ...

Dew Plant ....

Serenade,
I .

.Pure and deep love.

.. .. Aster, Large flowered...Afterthought; Love of China Aster

...Love of variety. Dittany of Crete

Birth.
variety.
Cedar Leaf.
..I live for thee.
Dodder .....

.Meanness; Baseness, Bachelors' Button........Hope; Single Bless. | Cherry..................-A good education.

Ebony Tree....

Blackness.
edness.
Chestnut.
...Do me justice.
Eglantine...........

Poetry; I wound to
Balm, Mint.
..Pleasantry.
Cereus, Night Blooming. Transient Beauty.

heal." Balm of Gilead ..........Healing;'I am cured. Chiccory...

...Frugality; Economy.
Elder ........

Compassion.
Balsamine ....
..Impatience.
Chrysanthemum .........A heart left to desola Elecampane ..

Tears.
Barberry..
Petulance; Ill temper.

tion.
Everlasting

Always remembered. Basil ...

Give me your good Cinnamon Tree........ Forgiveness of inju. Everlasting Pea. . Wilt thou go with me?
wishes.

ries.
Fennel..

Force; Strength. Bay Leaf . ........ .I change but in death. Cinquefoil

A beloved daughter. Fern...

Sincerity.
Beech......
.Lovers tryst; Pros. Cistus ..................

.Surety.
Fir ...........

.Elevation.

.
perity.
Clover, Red.

Industry.
Flax.

I feel your benefits.
Begonia
.Deformed.
Clematis .....
Mental Beauty; Ar Flos, Adonis...

....Painful recollections. Bind weed Humility; Night.

tifice.
Forget-me-not

Do not forget.
Birch .....
.Grace; Elegance. Clover, White... ...I promise.

Foxglove ....

...Insincerity ; OccupaBittersweet Nightshade. Truth. Clover, Four Leaved..... Be mine.

tion. Blackthorn, or Sloe...... Difficulties.

Cockle
....... Vain is beauty without | Fraxinella...

Fire.
Bladder Tree ............Frivolous amusement

merit.
Fuchsia ----

...Taste; Frugality.

A DICTIONARY OF THE LANGUAGE AND SENTIMENT OF FLOWERS.

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...Yohoughts.panquet.

Gentian... ....... Intrinsic worth. Meadow Saffron.........My best days are past | Rose, Wild, Single ......Simplicity.
Geranium, Ivy...........I engage you
......I engage you for the Mezercon...

..Desire to please. Rose, Yellow

.Infidelity; Unfaithfulnext dance. Mignonette... ...Your qualities sur.

ness. Geranium, Oak ..........A melancholy mind.

pass your charms. Rosemary ............. .Remembrance; Your Geranium, Rose .........I prefer you.

Milfoil.....
...War.

presence revives ine Geranium, Scarlet ....... Silliness.

Mint..
... Virtue.
Rue......

Dísdain.
Gillyflower, Common ... Lasting Beauty. Milkweed...

Hope in misery. Rush ...

Docility. Gillyflower, Stock........Promptness.

Mistletoc .... .....I surmount everything Saffron, Meadow ...My best days are past. Gladiolus ............. ..Ready armed. Mock Orange.... ...Counterfeit; Uncer Saffron, Crocus..

Do not abuse me. Goats' Rue .. .Reason.

tainty.

Sage...

.

Domestic Virtue ; Es. Gold Basket ... ... Tranquility. Monkshood......... Treachery; A foe is

teem,
Gooseberry ...
Anticipation.

near.
St. John's Wort

.Animosity. Grape Vine....

Intemperance.
Morning Glory...... .Coquetry; Affection. Sardonia...

Irony.
Grass........
.Utility; Submission. Mountain Ash ... I watch over you. Satin Flower ...

Forgetfulness. Greek Valerian.

Rupture.
Moss.
. Maternal love.
Scratch Weed..

Roughness.
Golden Rod ...
Encouragement. Mourning Bride .. .I have lost all.

Scotch Thistle... .Retaliation.
Gorse, or Turze

Anger.
Mugwori .....

Good luck; Happiness Sensitive Plant.. .Sensitiveness; Mod. Harebell...... .Retirement; Grief. Mulberry, Black.... .I shall not survive you

esty. Hawthorn..

Hope..
Mulberry, White. .Wisdom.

Serpent Cactus ..........Horror.
Hazel.
.Reconciliation.
Mullen ......
...Good nature.

Service Tree, or Sorb.... Prudence. Heath .Solitude. Mushroom.... ... Suspicion.

Shepherd's Purse........ I offer you my all. Heliotrope... ...I adore you : Devotion | Musk Plant...

Weakness.

Silver Weed..... Naiveté.
Henbane....
Blemish; Fault. Myrtle......

Love in Absence. Snapdragon..............Presumption. Hibiscus.

Delicate beauty.
Myrrh .....
.Gladness.
Snowball ....

..Goodness; Thoughts Hoarhound ..Fire. Narcissus... ..Egotism; Self-Love.

of Heaven. Holly Am I forgotten? Fore. Nasturtium .Patriotism; Splendor

...Consolation ; A friend

nowdrop ...........
sight.
Nettle
.Cruelty.

in adversity. Hollyhock. ....Fecundity; Ambition. Nightshade

.Dark ihoughts; Sor Sorrel..

.Parental Affection. Honey Flower. Sweet and secret love.

cery.
Speedwell

Fidelity.
Honeysuckle..... .Devoted love; Fidelity Oak ...

Hospitality; Bravery. Spindle Tree......... Your charms are gra.
.Injustice.
Oleander
Beware.

ven on my heart. Hornbean... .Ornament. Olive ........... ..Peace.

Star of Bethlehem.... .Reconciliation; Pu. Horse Chestnut .Luxury. Orange Flower. Chastity.

rity. Houstania ... .Innocence; Content. Orchis, Bee....

.Error.

Straw, Broken ....... .Quarrel.
Houseleek...
.Domestic economy. Orchis, Spider

Skill.
Straw

Agreement; United.
Hyacinth...
Constancy; Benevo Osier ....

.Frankness.
Strawberry ....

..Perfect excellence.
lence.
Osmunda ......
.Reverie.
Sumach.....

.Splendid misery. Hydrangea ......... Vain-glory; Heart. Oxalis ....

...Wood sorrel.

Sunflower, Tall.... .Lofty and wise lessness. Pansy, Purple ...........You occupy my

thoughts. Ice Plant..... Your looks freeze me.

Sunflower.....

False riches.
Indian Plum.... ...Privation.

Parsley ...
.Festivity; Banquet. Sunflower, Dwarf

Adoration,
Iris, Common Garden...A message for thee. Passion Flower..........Devotion; Religious

Sweet Flag --.-.

Fitness.
Iris, German......
Flame.

fervor.
Sweet Pea ...

A meeting.
Friendship; Marriage
Ivy ..............
Peach Blossom ......... .I am your captive. Sweet Sultan..

Happiness.
Jasmine, White ......
.....Amiability.

Peony ......

...Ostentation; Anger. Sweet William... .Gallantry; Finesse; Jasmine, Yellow ........Grace and elegance. Persimmons.

....Bury me amid Na.

Dexterity, Jonquil ........ .Desire; Affection re.

ture's beauties. Syringa.........

Memory: Fraternal turned. Peppermint..

.Warmth of feeling. Jumper ............. Asylum; Aid; Pro. Pennyroyal

Flee away.
Sycamore.....

Curiosity.
tection.
Periwinkle
Sweet memories. Tare....

Vice.
Laburnum.
.Pensive beauty. Phlox.......
...Our hearts are united. Teasel.....

.Misanthropy.
Ladyslipper ....
Capricious beauty. Pimpernel..
Rendezvous; Change. Thistle

Austerity.
Larch .....
. Boldness; Audacity.
Pine .....
Endurance; Daring. Thorn Apple

Disguise.
Larkspur, Pink........ Lightness; Fickleness Pine Apple..

.... You are perfect.

Thrift

Sympathy.
Laurel, American... Words, though sweet, Pink, Red ...

.Pure love.
Thyme.....

Activity
may deceive.
Plane, or Platan
Genius.
Tremella....

Resistance.
Lantana ...

Rigor.
| Plum Tree...
.Keep your promises. Tube Rose......

Dangerous Pleasure; Laurel, Mountain. .Glory; Victory; Am. Plum, Wild...

Independence.

Voluptuousness; bition. Polyanthus ..... .Heart's mystery

Sweet voice. Laurcstine........... I die if neglected. Pomegranate ...

.Conceit.

Tulip, Variegated........ Beautiful eyes. Lavatera .... Sweet disposition. Pompion, or Pumpkin Grossness; Coarseness Tulip, Red.............

... Declaration of love. Lavender.. Mistrust. Poplar, Black..

Courage.

Valerian, Common.. Accoinmodating disLemon Blossom Prudence; Discretion. | Poplar, White. Time.

position. Lettuce .. Cold hearted; Cool- Poppy, Corn.... .Consolation.

Valerian...

...Facility.
ness.
Poppy, White

...Sleep; Oblivion. Venus's Looking Glass. Fiattery. Lichen.....

Dejection.
Potatoe ....
Benevolence.

. .....

Sensibility; SensitiveLilac, Purple First emotions of love Primrose ........ „Modest worth; Silent |

ness. Lilac, White.. Youth.

love.

Verbena, Purple.........I weep for you; ReLily, Water ...

Eloquence.
Privit, or Prim... ...Prohibition.

gret.
Lily, White.
Majesty; Purity. Purple Scabious ......... Mourning.

I Verbena, White

.Pray for me. Lily of the Valley Return of happiness. Queen of the Meadow...Uselessness.

Vervain

Enchantment. Linden, or Lime. .Conjugal; Marriage. Quince ......

Temptation.
Vernal Grass

.Poor, but happy. Liverwort...

Confidence.
Ranunculus, Garden ..... You are radiant with Vetch

.I cling to thee. Locust Tree, Green.. .Lovebeyond the grave

charins.
Violet, Blue..

.Faithfulness.
Lotus Leaf..
...Recantation.

Reeds .....
..Music.

Violet, White....... .Purity; Candor; ModLucern ....

Life.
Rest Harrow.
.Obstacle.

esty. Lupine ....

Dejection.
Rhododendron

Agitation.
Volkamenia ..

May you be happy. Madder....

Calumny.
Rhubarb.......
.Advice.
Wall Flower ...-

Fidelity in misfor-
Magnolia...
Love of Nature. Rosebud ....
.Confession of love.

tune.
Maiden Hair ...
Discretion.
Rosebud, Wh

.Too young to love. Weeping Willow ... Melancholy. Marjoram

Blushes.
Rose, Cinnamon... Without pretension. W heat.............

....Wealth. Manchineel Tree.

Falseness.
Rose, Hundred leaved... The graces.

Whortleberry..... Treachery.
Mandrake .....
.Rarity.

Rose, Austrian .......... Thou art all that is Willow, Common Forsaken.
Maple ...
Reserve.

lovely.
Willow Herb

Pretension.
Marigold .....

Sacred affection.
Rose Leaf....
I never trouble. Wood Sorrel.....

Joy.
Marigold, Garden... Grief; Chagrin. Rose, Monthly.

Beauty ever new. Woodbine ...

Fraternal love. Marigold, Rainy... A storm,

Rose, Moss.
Superior merit; Vo: | Wormwood..

Absence.
Marigold and Cypress... Despair.

luptuousness.
Yarrow......

.Cure for the heartMarshmallow... .Beneficence. Rose, Musk.... .Capricious beauty.

ache, Marvel of Peru......... Timidity

Rose, Red.

I love you.
Yew.......

Sadness.
Mayflower....
.Welcome.
Rose, White...... ......Silence.

Zinnia ..

......I mourn your absence.

love.

Verbena...

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