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The Western Shore Gazetteer and Commercial Directory,
For the State of California…, Yolo County,

Compiled and published annually
by
C. P. Sprague & H. W. Atwell,
Woodland, Yolo County, 1870.

Transcribed by Peggy B. Perazzo
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THE STATES OF THE UNION.

(Please note: The information below is transcribed from a table in the book. It is not presented in the book as I have formatted the material below. When the name of the governor is italicized, this indicates the governor was a Democrat. When a date includes an asterisk *, the asterisk indicates biennial sessions and elections.)

STATE: ALABAMA

Area - Sq. Miles: 50722
Total Population in 1850: 771623
White Population in 1860: 526271
Colored Population in 1860: 437770
Total Population in 1860: 964201
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 192578
Increase per cent.: 24.96
Electors: 8
Capital: Montgomery
Governor: Wm. H. SMITH
Term Expires: Nov. 1870
Salary: $4000
Legislature meets: 3 M. Nov.
State Election: 1 Tu aft 1 M. Nov.

STATE: ARKANSAS

Area - Sq. Miles: 52198
Total Population in 1850: 209897
White Population in 1860: 324143
Colored Population in 1860: 111259
Total Population in 1860: 435450
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 225553
Increase per cent.: 107.46
Electors: 5
Capital: Little Rock
Governor: Powell CLAYTON
Term Expires: Jan. 1873
Salary: $5000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Jan.
State Election: 1 Monday, Nov.

STATE: CALIFORNIA

Area - Sq. Miles: 188981
Total Population in 1850: 92597
White Population in 1860: 358110
Colored Population in 1860: 4086
Total Population in 1860: 379994
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 287397
Increase per cent.: 310.37
Electors: 5
Capital: Sacramento
Governor: H. H. HAIGHT
Term Expires: Dec. 1871
Salary: $7000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Dec.*
State Election: 1 Tuesday, Sept.

STATE: CONNECTICUT

Area - Sq. Miles: 4750
Total Population in 1850: 370792
White Population in 1860: 451504
Colored Population in 1860: 8627
Total Population in 1860: 460147
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 89355
Increase per cent.: 24.10
Electors: 6
Capital: Hartford & N. H.
Governor: Marshall JEWELL
Term Expires: May, 1870
Salary: 1100
Legislature meets: 1 W. May
State Election: 1 Monday, April

STATE: DELAWARE

Area - Sq. Miles: 2120
Total Population in 1850: 91532
White Population in 1860: 90589
Colored Population in 1860: 21627
Total Population in 1860: 112216
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 20684
Increase per cent.: 22.60
Electors: 3
Capital: Dover
Governor: Gove SAULSBURY
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $1333
Legislature meets: 1 T. Jan.*
State Election: 1 Tuesday, Aug’t.

STATE: FLORIDA

Area - Sq. Miles: 59248
Total Population in 1850: 87445
White Population in 1860: 77747
Colored Population in 1860: 62677
Total Population in 1860: 140424
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 52979
Increase per cent.: 60.59
Electors: 3
Capital: Tallahassee
Governor: Harrison REED
Term Expires: Jan. 1873
Salary: 1500
Legislature meets: T a 1 M. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: GEORGIA

Area - Sq. Miles: 58000
Total Population in 1850: 906185
White Population in 1860: 591550
Colored Population in 1860: 465698
Total Population in 1860: 1057286
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 151101
Increase per cent.: 16.67
Electors: 9
Capital: Atlanta
Governor: R. B. BULLOCK
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $4000
Legislature meets: 2 W. Jan.*
State Election: 1 Tuesday, Aug’t.

STATE: ILLINOIS

Area - Sq. Miles: 55410
Total Population in 1850: 851470
White Population in 1860: 1704291
Colored Population in 1860: 7628
Total Population in 1860: 1711951
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 860481
Increase per cent.: 101.06
Electors: 16
Capital: Springfield
Governor: John M. PALMER
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $1500
Legislature meets: 1 M. Jan.*
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: INDIANA

Area - Sq. Miles: 33809
Total Population in 1850: 988416
White Population in 1860: 1338710
Colored Population in 1860: 11428
Total Population in 1860: 1350428
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 362012
Increase per cent.: 36.63
Electors: 13
Capital: Indianapolis
Governor: Conrad BAKER
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $3000
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.
State Election: 2 Tuesday, Oct’r.

STATE: IOWA

Area - Sq. Miles: 55045
Total Population in 1850: 192214
White Population in 1860: 673779
Colored Population in 1860: 1069
Total Population in 1860: 674699
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 482734
Increase per cent.: 251.14
Electors: 8
Capital: Des Moines
Governor: Samuel MERRILL
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $2500
Legislature meets: 2 M. Jan.*
State Election: 2 Tuesday, Oct’r.

STATE: KANSAS

Area - Sq. Miles: 81318
Total Population in 1850: ---
White Population in 1860: 100300
Colored Population in 1860: 627
Total Population in 1860: 107206
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 107206
Increase per cent.: ---
Electors: 3
Capital: Topeka
Governor: Jas. M. HARVEY
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $2000
Legislature meets: 2 Tu. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: KENTUCKY

Area - Sq. Miles: 37680
Total Population in 1850: 982405
White Population in 1860: 919481
Colored Population in 1860: 236167
Total Population in 1860: 1155684
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 173270
Increase per cent.: 17.64
Electors: 11
Capital: Frankfort
Governor: J. W. STEVENSON
Term Expires: Sept. 1871
Salary: $5000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Dec.*
State Election: 1 Monday, August.

STATE: LOUISIANA

Area - Sq. Miles: 41346
Total Population in 1850: 517762
White Population in 1860: 357456
Colored Population in 1860: 350373
Total Population in 1860: 709002
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 189249
Increase per cent.: 36.74
Electors: 7
Capital: New Orleans
Governor: H. C. WARMOUTH
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $8000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Jan.
State Election: 1 Monday, Nov’r.

STATE: MAINE

Area - Sq. Miles: 35000
Total Population in 1850: 583169
White Population in 1860: 626947
Colored Population in 1860: 1327
Total Population in 1860: 628279
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 45110
Increase per cent.: 7.74
Electors: 7
Capital: Augusta
Governor: J. L. CHAMBERLAIN
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $2500
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.
State Election: 2 Monday, Sept’r.

STATE: MARYLAND

Area - Sq. Miles: 11124
Total Population in 1850: 583034
White Population in 1860: 515918
Colored Population in 1860: 171131
Total Population in 1860: 687049
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 104015
Increase per cent.: 17.84
Electors: 7
Capital: Annapolis
Governor: Odin BOWIE
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: ---
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.*
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: MASSACHUSETTS

Area - Sq. Miles: 7800
Total Population in 1850: 994514
White Population in 1860: 1221432
Colored Population in 1860: 9602
Total Population in 1860: 1231066
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 236552 (?)
Increase per cent.: 23.79
Electors: 12
Capital: Boston
Governor: Wm. CLASIN (?)
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $5000
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: MICHIGAN

Area - Sq. Miles: 56451
Total Population in 1850: 397654
White Population in 1860: 736142
Colored Population in 1860: 6799
Total Population in 1860: 749113
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 351459
Increase per cent.: 88.38
Electors: 8
Capital: Lansing
Governor: H. P. BALDWIN
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $1000
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: MINNESOTA

Area - Sq. Miles: 83531
Total Population in 1850: 6077
White Population in 1860: 169395
Colored Population in 1860: 259
Total Population in 1860: 172023
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 165946
Increase per cent.: 2730.72
Electors: 4
Capital: St. Paul
Governor: Horace Austin
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $3000
Legislature meets: T. a 1 M. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: MISSISSIPPI

Area - Sq. Miles: 47156
Total Population in 1850: 606526
White Population in 1860: 353899
Colored Population in 1860: 437404
Total Population in 1860: 791395
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 184779
Increase per cent.: 30.47
Electors: 7
Capital: Jackson
Governor: James L. ALCORN ---
Term Expires: ---
Salary: ---
Legislature meets: ---
State Election: ---

STATE: MISSOURI

Area - Sq. Miles: 65350
Total Population in 1850: 682044
White Population in 1860: 1063489
Colored Population in 1860: 118503
Total Population in 1860: 1182012
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 499968
Increase per cent.: 73.35
Electors: 11
Capital: Jefferson City
Governor: J. W. McCLURG
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $2500
Legislature meets: Last M. Dec.*
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: NEBRASKA

Area - Sq. Miles: 75995
Total Population in 1850: ---
White Population in 1860: 28696
Colored Population in 1860: 82
Total Population in 1860: 28841
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 28841
Increase per cent.: ---
Electors: 3
Capital: Omaha
Governor: David BUTLER
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $1000
Legislature meets: Th. a 1 M. J.*
State Election: 2 Tuesday, Oct’r.

STATE: NEVADA

Area - Sq. Miles: 81539
Total Population in 1850: ---
White Population in 1860: 6812
Colored Population in 1860: 45
Total Population in 1860: 6857
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 6857
Increase per cent.: ---
Electors: 3
Capital: Carson City
Governor: H. G. BLASDEL
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $6000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Jan.*
State Election: Tu. aft 1 M. Nov.

STATE: NEW HAMPSHIRE

Area - Sq. Miles: 9280
Total Population in 1850: 317976
White Population in 1860: 325579
Colored Population in 1860: 494
Total Population in 1860: 326073
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 8097
Increase per cent.: 2.55
Electors: 5
Capital: Concord
Governor: Onslow Stearns
Term Expires: June 1870
Salary: $1000
Legislature meets: 1 M. June
State Election: 2 Tuesday, March.

STATE: NEW JERSEY

Area - Sq. Miles: 8320
Total Population in 1850: 489555
White Population in 1860: 646699
Colored Population in 1860: 25336
Total Population in 1860: 672035
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 182480
Increase per cent.: 37.27
Electors: 7
Capital: Trenton
Governor: T. F. Randolph
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $$3000
Legislature meets: 2 Tu. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: NEW YORK

Area - Sq. Miles: 47000
Total Population in 1850: 3097394
White Population in 1860: 3831590
Colored Population in 1860: 40005
Total Population in 1860: 3880735
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 783341
Increase per cent.: 25.29
Electors: 33
Capital: Albany
Governor: J. T. HOFFMAN
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $4000
Legislature meets: 1 Tu. Jan.
State Election: Tu. aft. 1 M. Nov.

STATE: NORTH CAROLINA

Area - Sq. Miles: 50704
Total Population in 1850: 869039
White Population in 1860: 629942
Colored Population in 1860: 361522
Total Population in 1860: 992622
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 123583
Increase per cent.: 14.20
Electors: 9
Capital: Raleigh
Governor: Wm. W. HOLDEN
Term Expires: Jan. 1873
Salary: $5000
Legislature meets: 1 Th. Nov.
State Election: 1 Thursday, Aug.

STATE: OHIO

Area - Sq. Miles: 39964
Total Population in 1850: 1980320
White Population in 1860: 2302808
Colored Population in 1860: 36673
Total Population in 1860: 2339502
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 35973
Increase per cent.: 18.14
Electors: 21
Capital: Columbus
Governor: R. B. HAYES
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $4000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Jan.*
State Election: 2 Tuesday, Oct’r.

STATE: OREGON

Area - Sq. Miles: 95274
Total Population in 1850: 13294
White Population in 1860: 52160
Colored Population in 1860: 128
Total Population in 1860: 52465
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 39171
Increase per cent.: 294.65
Electors: 3
Capital: Salem
Governor: George L. WOOD
Term Expires: Sept. 1870
Salary: $1500
Legislature meets: 2 M. Sept.*
State Election: 1 Monday, June.

STATE: PENNSYLVANIA

Area - Sq. Miles: 40000
Total Population in 1850: 2311786
White Population in 1860: 2849259
Colored Population in 1860: 56949
Total Population in 1860: 2906115
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 594329
Increase per cent.: 25.71
Electors: 26
Capital: Harrisburg
Governor: John W. GEARY
Term Expires: Jan. 1873
Salary: $5000
Legislature meets: 1 Tu. Jan.
State Election: 2 Tuesday, Oct’r.

STATE: RHODE ISLAND

Area - Sq. Miles: 1306
Total Population in 1850: 147545
White Population in 1860: 170649
Colored Population in 1860: 3952
Total Population in 1860: 174620
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 27075
Increase per cent.: 18.35
Electors: 4
Capital: N’port and Prov.
Governor: Seth PADEFORD
Term Expires: May, 1870
Salary: $1000
Legislature meets: May & Jan.
State Election: 1 Wednesday, Apl.

STATE: SOUTH CAROLINA

Area - Sq. Miles: 34000
Total Population in 1850: 668507
White Population in 1860: 291300
Colored Population in 1860: 412320
Total Population in 1860: 703708
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 35201
Increase per cent.: 5.27
Electors: 6
Capital: Columbia
Governor: Robert K. SCOTT
Term Expires: Jan. 1871
Salary: $4000
Legislature meets: 3 W. Oct.
State Election: 4 Monday, Nov’r.

STATE: TENNESSEE

Area - Sq. Miles: 45600 (?)
Total Population in 1850: 1002717
White Population in 1860: 826722
Colored Population in 1860: 283019
Total Population in 1860: 1109801
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 107084
Increase per cent.: 10.68 Electors: 10
Capital: Nashville
Governor: DeW. C. SENTER
Term Expires: Oct. 1871
Salary: $3000
Legislature meets: 1 M. Oct.* State Election: 1 Monday, Aug.*

STATE: TEXAS

Area - Sq. Miles: 274356
Total Population in 1850: 212492
White Population in 1860: 420891
Colored Population in 1860: 182021
Total Population in 1860: 604215
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 391633
Increase per cent.: 184.22
Electors: 6
Capital: Austin
Governor: E. J. DAVIS. p’y.
Term Expires: ---
Salary: ---
Legislature meets: ---
State Election: ---

STATE: VERMONT

Area - Sq. Miles: 10212
Total Population in 1850: 314120
White Population in 1860: 314369
Colored Population in 1860: 709
Total Population in 1860: 315098
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 978
Increase per cent.: 0.31
Electors: 5
Capital: Montpelier
Governor: P. T. WASHBURN
Term Expires: Oct. 1870
Salary: $1000
Legislature meets: 2 Th. Oct.
State Election: 1 Tuesday, Sept.

STATES: VIRGINIA & WEST VIRGINIA

(Virginia) Area - Sq. Miles: 38352
(West Virginia) Area - Sq. Miles: 23000 (?)
(Virginia & West Virgini ) Total Population in 1850: 1421661
(Virginia & West Virgini ) White Population in 1860: 1047299
(Virginia & West Virginia) Colored Population in 1860: 548907
(Virginia & West Virginia) Total Population in 1860: 1596318
(Virginia & West Virginia) Increase from 1850 to 1860: 174657
(Virginia & West Virginia) Increase per cent.: 12.29
(Virginia) Electors: 10
(West Virginia) Electors: 5
(Virginia) Capital: Richmond
(Virginia) Governor: G. C. WALTER
(Virginia) Term Expires: Jan. 1874
(Virginia) Salary: $5000
(Virginia) Legislature meets: 1 M. Dec.
(Virginia) State Election: ---
(West Virginia) Capital: Wheeling
(West Virginia) Governor: W. E. STEVENSON
(West Virginia) Term Expires: Mar. 1871
(West Virginia) Salary: $2000
(West Virginia) Legislature meets: 2 T. Jan.
(West Virginia) State Election: 4 Thursday, Oct.

STATE: WISCONSIN

Area - Sq. Miles: 53924
Total Population in 1850: 305391
White Population in 1860: 773693
Colored Population in 1860: 1171
Total Population in 1860: 775871
Increase from 1850 to 1860: 470490
Increase per cent.: 154.00
Electors: 8
Capital: Madison
Governor: L. FAIRCHILD
Term Expires: Jan. 1872
Salary: $1250
Legislature meets: 1 W. Jan.
State Election: T. aft. 1 M. Nov.

 

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