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UNITED STATES.

I. EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT.

The 14th Presidential term of four years, since the establishment of the government of the United States, under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1841; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1845.

Salary. JOHN TYLER, of Virginia;

President,

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Vice President.

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General William Henry Harrison, of Ohio, having been elected by a majority of 174 of the electoral votes, was, on the 4th of March, 1841, inaugurated President of the United States, in the city of Washington, and died on the 4th of the succeeding April. In consequence of this event, the duties of the office have devolved on John Tyler, of Virginia, who had been elected by the same majority Vice President; in accordance with the provision of the Constitution of the United States, which says: “In case of the removal of the President from office, or of his death, resignation, or inability to discharge the powers and duties of said office, the same shall devolve on the Vice President."

THE CABINET.

The following are the principal officers in the executive department of the government, who form the Cabinet, and who hold their offices at the will of the President.

Salary. John C. Calhoun, South Carolina, Secretary of State, $6,000 George M. Bibb, Kentucky, Secretary of the Treasury, 6,000 William Wilkins, Pennsylvania, Secretary of War, 6,000 John Y. Mason, Virginia, Secretary of the Navy, 6,000 Charles A. Wickliffe, Kentucky, Postmaster General, 6,000 John Nelson, Maryland, Attorney General,

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VOTES FOR PRESIDENTS AND VICE PRESIDENTS FROM 1789 TO 1841.

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1789. John Adams, Mass.

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George Washington, Va.
1793. John Adams, Mass.

George Clinton, N. Y.
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Thomas Jefferson, Va.
1797. Thomas Pinckney, S. C.

Aaron Burr, N. Y.
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Thomas Jefferson, Va.
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John Adams, Mass.
Aaron Burr, N. Y.

Chas. C. Pinckney, S. C.
1805. Thomas Jefferson, Va.
Pres. Chas. C. Pinckney, s. C.

George Clinton, N. Y.
V.Pres. Rufus King, N. Y.

1809. James Madison, Va.,
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George Clinton, N. Y.
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RECAPITULATION AND REMARKS. 1st Term, 1789. Electors 69, and 69 voies for G. Washington. J. Adams had 34; John Jay (N. J. 5, Del. 3, Va. 1) 9; R. H. Harrison (Md. 6) 6; J. Rutledge (S. C. 6) 6; J. Hancock (Pa. 2, Va.'1, S. C. 1) 4; G. Clinton (Va. 3) 3; S. Huntington (Ct. 2) 2; John Milton (Ga. 2) 2; J. Armstrong (Ga. 1) 1; Ed. Telfair (Ga. 1) 1; B. Lincoln (Ga. 1) 1:— total 69. Rhode Island, New York, and North Carolina did not assent to the Constitution in season to vote for President in 1789.

2d, 1793. Electors 135. 132 votes for G. Washington, and 3 (Md. 2, S. C. 1) vacancies. J. Adams received 77 votes; G. Clinton 50; T. Jefferson (Ky. 4)4; A. Burr (S. C. 1) 1:- total, 132.

3d, 1797. Electors 138. J. Adams received 71 votes; T. Jefferson 68; T. Pinckney 59 ; -A. Burr 30; S. Adams (Va. 15) 15; Ol. Ellsworth (N. H. 6, Mass. 1, R. I. 4) 11; G. Clinton (Va. 3, Ga. 4) 7; John Jay (Ct. 5) 5; James Iredell (N. C. 3) 3; G. Washington (Va. 1, N. C. 1) 2 ; J. Henry (Md. 2) 2; S. Johnson (Mass. 2) 2 ; Ch. C. Pinekney (N. C. 1) 1.

4th, 1801. Electors 138. T. Jefferson received 73 votes; A. Burr 73; J. Adams 65; Ch. Pinckney 64; John Jay (R. I. 1) 1. The election was carried to the House of Representatives, and Mr. Jefferson was, on the 36th ballot, chosen President by the votes of N. Y., N. J., Pa., Md., Va., N. C., Ga., Tenn., and Ky; and Mr. Burr, Vice President. After this, the Constitution was altered, so as to require the President and Vice President to be separately voted for.

5th, 1805. For a full view of the votes, see Table.

6th, 1809. For President; J. Madison 122 votes ; C. C. Pinckney 47; G. Clinton (N. Y. 6)6; 1 vacancy (Ky.): - total 176. For Vice President; G. Clinton 113 votes; Rufus King 47; J. Langdon (Vt. 6, Ohio 3) 9; J. Madison (N. Y. 3) 3; J. Monroe (N. Y. 3) 3; 1 vacancy (Ky.) - total 176.

7th, 1813. See Table. One vacancy in Ohio.

8th, 1817. For President; J. Monroe 183 votes; Rufus King 34 ; 4 vacancies (Del. 1, Md. 3)4:— total 221. For Vice President ; Daniel D. Tompkins 183 votes; John E. Howard (Mass. 22) 22 ; James Ross (Ct. 5) 5; J. Marshall (Ct. 5) 5; R. G. Harper (Del. 3) 3; 4 vacancies (Del. 1, Md.3):— total 221.

9th, 1821. For President ; J. Monroe 231; J. Q. Adams (Mass. 1) 1: -- total 232. For Vice President; D. D. Tompkins 218; R. Stockton (Mass. 8) 8; D. Rodney (Del. 4) 4; R. Rush (N. H. 1) 1; R. G. Harper (Md. 1) 1:– total 232.

10th, 1825. For President; A. Jackson 99 votes; J. Q. Adams 84; Wm. H. Crawford 41; Henry Clay 37:- total 261. Mr. Adams was elected by the House of Represen• tatives. See Table. For Vice President; J. C. Calhoun 182; N. Sanford 30; N. Macon (Va. 24) 24; A. Jackson (N. H. 1, Ct. 8, Md. 1, Mo. 3) 13; M. Van Buren (Ga. 9) 9; Henry Clay (Del. 2) 2; 1 vacancy (R. I.): - total 261. 11th, 1829.

See Table. 12th, 1833. For President; A. Jackson 219 votes; Henry Clay 49; J. Floyd (S. C. 11) 11; W. Wirt (Vt. 7) 7; 2 vacancies (Md.):— total 286. For Vice President; M. Van Buren 189; John Sergeant 49; Wm. Wilkins (Pa: 30) 30; Henry Lee (S. C. 11) 11; Amos Ellmaker (Vt. 7) 7: - total 286.

13th, 1837. For President ; M. Van Buren 170; Wm. H. Harrison 73 ; Hu. L. White 26; Daniel Webster 14; W. P Mangum 11:– total 294. For Vice President; R. M. Johnson 144; Francis Granger 77 ; John Tyler 47; Wm. Smith 23 :- total 294.

For President; W. H. Harrison 234; M. Van Buren 60:- total 294. For Vice President; John Tyler 234; R. M. Johnson 48; L. W. Tazewell 11; J. Polk 1:- total 294.

14th, 1841.

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