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There has been no adulteration of the ingredients of the dishes composing the banquet. I may, however, casually remark that some curious discrepancies are occasionally met with in the figures in appropriation Acts, for which the publishers and myself do not wish to be held responsible should any appear in the following pages. I abstain from expressing my own personal opinions, and, except to a very limited extent in the Introductory Chapter, do not refer to my individual experiences.
DUGALD J. BANNATYNE.
ALDRICH COURT, 41-45 BROADWAY, NEW YORK,
Description of the United States flag and seal
The Declaration of Independence
tracts of lands in the terri-
Proposed Department of Agricul-
ture and Labour, as an execu-
tive department, &c.
Statistics of youthful crimes and
Table showing the occupations of
10 Table of theological seminaries, &c.
Table of newspapers and periodicals,
“One day's news of corruption”
What citizens have to do and face,
Points for the reader's attention 51
36 Message of Governor Hill of New
York regarding abuses, state legis-
State courts of record and not of
United States courts, to be added :
officials, &c., forgetting decency,
&c., and a very flagrant illustration
Shown in federal and state legisla-
Women suffrage in municipal elec-
tions in Kansas, &c.
primary elections in cities
tion of Church and State
Atheists rejected as would-be citi-
Vast amount of legal swearing, &c.
Enormous number of persons author-
ised to administer oaths, &c.
Crime not greater among foreign
than among native-born inhabit-
Some peculiar phases of crime
render trickery impossible
York, read to the Common-
New York to the Democratic
Club on political reform
ed for life, &c.
Necessity for Law and Order Socie-
Laws, &c., favour offenders more
than the law-abiding classes
protection of the laws, &c.
The Declaration of Independence, Washington's farewell address, Sep-
in Congress, July 4, 1776
55 tember 17, 1796.
The Articles of Confederation, in
The Congress :
58 The Library of Congress
64 Office and compensation
York, in force as at 31st Decem-
Maintaining order at the polls,
Boundaries of New York county 413 Election of United States senators
by the legislature
spectors, watchers, &c.
415 Watchers challenging voters 443
counties, cities, villages, towns 417 cide whether county judge act
428 town in a county having 300,000
No court no suits served on
trict officers register pro-
tion-clerks of the poll
433 Exemptions from military duty-