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Population of the United States in 1890, as finally determined, compared with 1880 and 1870, by States and Territories, showing the increase by number and percentages from 1880 to 1890, from 1870 to 1880, and from 1860 to 1870.
b Of Virginia and West Virginia together.
Population of the United States in 1890, as finally determined, compared with 1880 and 1870, etc.- Continued.
a The number of white persons in the Indian Territory is not included in this table, as the census of Indians and other persons on Indian reservations, which was made a subject of special investigation by law, has not yet been completed.
b Including 5,338 persons in Greer county (in Indian Territory), claimed by Texas.
d The number of white persons in Alaska is not included in this table, as the census of Alaska, which was made a subject of special investigation by law, has not yet been completed.
Number of Representatives to Congress assigned to each of the United States previous to 1790 and from 1790 to 1880, and formation of States and Territories.
From territory ceded to United States by South Carolina and Georgia.
Admitted June 15, 1836.
From territory ceded by France.
From territory ceded by Maryland and Virginia. Established as seat of
One of the thirteen original States. Ratified Constitution Jan. 9, 1788.
Ratified Constitution Jan. 2, 1788.
Admitted July 3, 1890.
From territory ceded by Spain. Admitted Mar. 3, 1845.
Admitted Dec. 3, 1818.
Composed of territory ceded by France and the State of Texas. Admitted
From the territory of Virginia. Admitted June 1, 1792.
Admitted Mar. 15, 1820.
From territory ceded by Georgia and South Carolina. Admitted Dec. 10, 1817. From territory ceded by France.
Admitted Aug. 10, 1821.
Territory of Montana. Admitted November 8, 1889.
From territory ceded by France.
Admitted Mar. 1, 1867.
Admitted Oct. 31, 1864.
From territory obtained from Mexico.
One of the thirteen original States.
Out of territory ceded by North Carolina. Admitted June, 1796.
From part of the territory of New York. Admitted Mar. 4, 1791.
One of the thirteen original States. Ratified Constitution June 26, 1788.
Admitted Dec. 31, 1862.
The Territorial governments, when established by Congress and organized,
*Admitted into the Union after the apportionment under which they are here arranged was made, but before the succeeding census. The whole of the "thirteen original "States were settled in the period of 125 years, which intervened between the landing at Jamestown, Meanwhile, Henry Hudson had come to New York ; the Mayflower's colony had landed in Massachusetts | 1620]; John Mason had received a grant of New Hampshire in the same year; a patent had issued for Connecticut ; religious differences in Massachusetts had sent settlers to Rhode Island; a title to Maryland had vested in Lord Baltimore ; a cesVa., in 1607, and the arrival of Oglethorpe in Georgia in 1733. sion of Delaware was obtained from the Indians ; the Carolinas had passed into the possession of Clarendon and others, were settled in 1667 or 1668, and divided in two in 1729; and New Jersey had been patented in 1664. During the Revolution and afterwards, Congress held its sessions in Philadelphia, Baltimore, New York, Lancaster, York, Princeton, Annapolis, and Trenton. Having been interrupted at Philadelphia, In 1784 commissioners were appointed to procure a site for the capital, beIn 1789 a bill passed tween two or three miles square, upon the Delaware River, and erect suitable buildings, but nothing was done by them. one house of Congress in favor of a location upon the banks of the Susquehanna. The present seat of Government [District of Columbia] was the sessions were removed to the halls of the college at Princeton. selected by virtue of acts passed in 1788-'89 by Virginia and Maryland ceding ten miles square upon the Potomac, under the name of Connogocheague. The first session of Congress was held in the District November, 1800.
NOTE.-Ratios of representation: 1790 and 1800, 1 to 33,900; 1810, 35,000; 1820, 40,000; 1830, 47,700; 1840, 70,680; 1850, 93,420; 1860, 127,000; 1870, 131,425; 1880, 151,912.