Sidebilder
PDF
ePub

Conditional resolution to admit approved March 2, 1821.-Condition accepted by the legislature of Missouri and approved by governor, June 26, 1821.- By proclamation of the President, admitted as a state August 10, 1821.

The State capital was first at St. Louis; then at St. Charles about five years; but on October 1st, 1826, it was moved to Jefferson City, and has remained there ever since.

COUNTIES AND POPULATION.

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

Cole ...

[ocr errors]

.

.

The first census of the State was taken in September, 1821, and showed the population by counties as follows: Boone county.. .3,692 | Marion ...

.1,907 Calloway. 1,797 Montgomery

..2,032 Cape Girardeau.. 7,852 | New Madrid...

2,444 Chariton... 1,426 Perry

.1,599 1,028 | Pike..

..2,677 Cooper .3,483 Ralls.

1,684 Franklin .1,928 Ray

..1,789 Gasconade. .1,174 Saline.

.1,176 Howard . 7,321 St. Charles

.4,058 Jefferson .1,838 St. Genevieve..

.3,181 Lillard (afterward called La- St. Louis....

.8,190 fayette). 1,340 Washington

.3,741 Lincoln .1,674 | Wayne.

1,614 The total was 70,647, of which mumber 11,254 were negro slaves. The area of the State at this time comprised 62,182 square miles; but in 1837 the western boundary was extended by authority of Congress, to include what was called the “Platte Purchase," an additional area of 3,168 square miles, which is now divided into the counties of Platte, Buchanan, Andrew, Holt, Nodaway and Atchison. This territory was an Indian reservation until 1836.

The last census was taken in June, 1880, when the state had an area of 65,350 square miles, divided into one hundred and fourteen counties, with populations as follows:

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

CENSUS REPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE YEAR 1880.

Counties.

Adair ..
Andrew
Atchison
Audrain
Barry ..
Barton..
Bates
Benton
Bollinger.
Boope
Buchanan
Butler..
Coldwell..
Calloway
Camden
Cape Girardeau.
Carrroll..
Carter ..
Cass..
Cedar..
Chariton
Christian

Clark ....

Clay
Clinton.
Cole.
Cooper
Crawford.
Dade..
Dallas
Daviess
De Kalb.
Dent..
Douglass
Dunklin.
Franklin.
Gasconade..
Gentry
Greene.
Grundy
Harrison
Henry
Hickory.
Holt.
Howard
Howell.
Iron.
Jackson
Jasper.
Jefferson
Jobpson...
Knox .
Laclede
Lafayette
Lawrence
Lewis.
Lincoln
Linn..
Livingston
McDonald.
Macon
Madison.
Maries..
Marion..

Col'd.

226 368

41 1,843

11 16 247 271

24 5,027 3,731

140

413 4,402

115 1,994 1,473

11 750

146 3,958

197 308 1,513

975 1,871 3,502

123 247

88 451 127 61 26 168 2,067 165

28 2,808 204

73 989

50 225 5,233

91 400 9,883

772 1,005 2,013

228 CENSUS REPORT OF THE STATE FOR THE YEAR 1880.-Continued.

White.

Total. Male. 15,190 7,915 16 318 8,387 14,565 7,936 19,739 10,417 14,424 7,311 10,332 5,425 25,382 13,630 12,398 6,357 11,132 5,698 25,424 12,928 49,824 27,045

6,011 3,221 13,654 7,060 23,670 12,280

7,267 3,756 20,998 10,812 23,300 12,298

2,168 1,138 22,431

11,884 10,747 5,479 25,224 13,145

9,632 4.871 15,031 7,717 15,579 8,138 16.073 8,310 15,519 8,437 21,622 11,085 10,763 5,586 12,557 6,415

9,272 4,671 19,174 9 983 13.343 7,008 10,647 5,635 7,753 3,891 9,604 5,161 26,536 13,885 11,153 5,824 17,188 8,947 28,817 14.649 15,201 7,762 20.318 10,518 23,914 12,301

7,388 3,775 15,510 8,291 18,428 9,554 8,814 4.495 8,183 4,232 82,328 45,891 32,021 16,763 18,736 9,873 28.177 14,797 13,047 6,774 11,524 5,889 25,731 13,370 17,585 8,990 15,925 8,157 17,443 9,010 20.016 10,349 20,205 10,365

7,816 4,101 26,223 13,449

8,860 4,463 7.304 3,806 24,837 12,622

Female. Native. Foreign.

7,275 14,719 471 7,931 15,432 880 6,629 13,538 1,027 9,322 18,982 757 7,113 13,975 449 4.907 10,086 240 11,752 24,674 708 6,041 11,438 960 5,434 10,766

366 12,496 25,084 340 22,779 42,920 6,904 2,790 5,848 163 6,594 13,023

631 11,390 23,064

600 3,511 7,166 101 10,186 18,612 2,386 11,002 22,359 941

1,030 2,154 14 10,547 21,830 601 5,268

10,659 88 12,079 23,916 1,308 4,761 9,425 207 7,314 14,283

748 7,441 15,136 443 7 763 15,375

698 7,082 13,369 2,150 10,537 20,057 1,565 5,177 10,197 566 6,142 12,463 94 4,601 9,189 83 9,191 18,794 380 6,335

12,723 620 5,012 10.365 282 3,862 7,732 21 4,443 9,569 35 12,651 22,101 4,435 5,329 8,435 2,718 8,241 16,712 476 14,168 28,010 807

7,439 14,662 539 9,800 19,824 494 11,613 23,096 818 3,613 7,169 219 7,219 14,621 889 8.874 17,955 473 4,319 8,736 78 3,951 7,592 591 36,437 71,653 10,675 15,258 30,686 1,335

8,863 15,755 2,981 13,380 27,231 946 6.273 12,341 706 5,635 11,145 379 12,361 23,679 2,052 8,595 16.835 750 7.768 15,080 845 8,433 16,606 837 9,667 18.823' 1,193 9,840 18,952 1,253 3,715 7,777 39 12,774 24,383 1,840 4,397 8,506

354 3,498 6,974 330 12,215 22,828 2,009

14,964 15,950 14.524 17,896 14,413 10.316 25,135 12,127 11,108 20,397 46,093

5,871 13,241 19,268

7,152 19,004 21,827

2,157 21,681 10,601 21,266

9,435 14,723 14.066 15,098 13,648 18,120 10,640 12,310

9,184 18,723 13,216 10,580 7,727 9,436 24,469 10,988 17,160 26,009 14,997 20,245 22.925

7,338 15,285 13,195 8,723 7,783 72,445 31,249 17.731 26,164 12,8:9 11,048 21,313 17,284 14,520 15,299 19,184 19,062

7,804 24,726 8,552 7,292 21,123

476 4,418

301 1,405 2,144

832 1,143

12 1,497 308

12 3,714 * This includes 92 Chinese, 2 half-Chinese, and 96 Indians and half-breeds.

Counties.
Mercer
Miller..
Mississippi
Moniteau.
Monroe
Montgomery.
Morgan
New Madrid.
Newton.
Nodaway.
Oregon
Osage
Ozark
Pemiscot
Perry
Pettis
Phelps
Pike
Platte
Polk.
Pulaski..
Putnam
Ralls.
Randolph
Ray...
Reynolds..
Ripley
St. Charles
St. Clair...
St. Francois.
St. Genevieve.
St. Louis...
Saint Louis (City).
Saline
Schuyler
Scotland
Scott
Shannon
Shelby
Stoddard
Stone
Sullivan.
Taney.
Texas
Vernon
Warren
Washington
Wayne
Webster.
Worth
Wright

Total. Male. Female. Native. Foreign. White.
14,674 7,510 7,164 14,486 188 14,573
9 807 5,070 4,737 9,561 246 9,577
9,270 5,131 4,139 9,020 250 7,129
14,349 7,257 7,092 13,177 1,172 13,376
19,075 9,942 9,133 18,739 336 16,925
16,250 8,383 7,867 15,304 946 14,334
10,134 5,182 4,952 7,399 735

9,719
7,694 4,145 3,549 7,587 107 5,813
18,948 9,767 9,181 18,324 624 18,345
29,560 15,669 13,891 27,936 1,624 29,447

5,791 2,995 2,796 5,772 19 5,772 11,824 6,201 5,623 9,848 1,976 11,422 5,618 2,920 2,698 5,602 16 5,604 4,299 2,300 1,999 4,267 32 4,033 11,895 6,120 5,775 10,588 1,307 11,424 27,285 14,150 13,135 25,428 1,857 24,278 12,565 6,478 6,087 11,729 836 12,059 26,716 13,645 13,071 25,888

828

21,340
17,372 9,055 8,317 16,645 727 15,754
15,745 7,886 7,859 15,649 96 15,459

7,250 3,719 3,531 6,987 263 7,190
13,556 6,953 6,603 13,333 223

13,536
11,838 6,162 5,676 11,452 386 10,625
22,751 11,830 10,921 21,302 1,449 19,937
20,193 10,637 9,556 19,765

428

18,472 5,722 2,901 2,821 5,679 43 5,708 5,377 2,803 2,574 5,277 100 5,367 23,060 12,097 10,963 18,774 4,286 20,650 14,126 7,243 6,883 13,839 287 13,817 13,822 7,246 6,576 12,739 1,083 13,169 10,390 5,338 5,052 9,296 1,094 9,833 31,888 16,988 14,900 25,299 6,589 28,009 350,522 179,484 171,038 245,528 104,994 328,232 29,912 15,619 14,293 28,657 1,255 24,987 10,470 5,334 5,136 10,132 338 10,461 12,507 6,398 6,109 12,238 269 12,378 8,587 4,631 3,956 7,972 615 8,036 3,441 1,742 1,699 3,430

3,441 14,024 7,126 6,898 13,320 567 13,087 13,432 6,924 6,508 13,320

112

13,399 4,405 2,327 2,078 4,395 10 4,377 16,569 8,589 7,980 16,202 367 16,487 5,605 2,900 2,705

5,586

19 5,601 12,207 6,223 5,984 12,013 194 12,178 19,370 10,184 9,186 18,900 470 19,268 10,806 5,743 5,063 8,917 1,889 9,852 12,895 6,457 6,438 12,478 417 11,857

9,097 4,764 4,333 8,925 172 8,990 12,175 6,201 5,974 12,044 131 11,928 8,208 4,220 3,988 8,031 177

8,20% 9,733 4,903 4,830 9,559 174 9,471

Col'd.

101 230 2,141

973 2,150 1,916

415 1,881 603 113

19 402

14 266 471 3,007

506 5,376 1,618 286 60

20 1,213 2,814 1,721

14

10 2,410 309 653 557 3,879 22,290 4,925

9 129 551

11

937 33 28 82

4 29 102 954 1,038

107 247

1 262

The classification footings of the census of 1880 show: Males....

1,127,424 Females Native born..

1,957,564 Foreign born.. White ....

.2,023,568 Colored* Total population in June, 1880, 2,168,804.

1,041,380 211,240 145,236

The following table shows the population of Missouri at each Federal census from 1810 to 1880:

[merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

The bonded indebtedness of Missouri has various periods to run. The following table is compiled from the State Auditor's report for 1879– 1880, and embodies all state bonds that will become payable from 1882 to 1897, at 6 per cent interest.

[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]

Total .....

. $16,259,000 In addition to this there are $250,000 of revenue bonds, issued June 1, 1879; and $3,000,000 bonds issued to the Hannibal & St. Joseph Railroad . Company

THE STATE INCOME.

The receipts of the State from all sources during the years 1879 and 1880 were as follows:

State Revenue Fund..
State Interest Fund...
State School Fund
Swamp Land Indemnity Fund...
Insurance Department Fund...
Executors' and Administrators' Fund...
State School Moneys..
State Seminary Moneys..
Earnings Missouri Penitentiary
Militia Fund...

. $3,024,084.39 2,429,040.71

335.55 15,408.05 31,096.40

6,790.07 241,080.00

3,660.00 214,358.97

82.25

Total .....

. $5,965,936.39

The total balance of all moneys in the State treasury January 1, 1881, was $517,517.21.

During the year 1879, the state paid a total of $6,458.00 as bounty on wolf scalps; but in 1880 the amount was only $1,428.50.

a

WHO MISSOURI VOTED FOR.

PRESIDENTIAL VOTES OF MISSOURI FROM 1820 TO 1880.

Year.

1820 1824

1828

1832 1836

...a

1840

Presidential Candidates

Voted for in Missouri.
James Monroe...
John Q. Adams.
Andrew Jackson.
Henry Clay....
Andrew Jackson.
John Q. Adams..
Andrew Jackson*.
Martin Van Buren..
W. H. Harrison..
Hugh L. White..
W. H. Harrison..
Martin Van Buren.
Jas. K. Polk.
Henry Clay
Zachary Taylor.
Lewis Cass..
Franklin Pierce.
Winfield Scott..
Jas. Buchanan
Millard Fillmore.
Abraham Lincoln..
J. C. Breckenridge..
John Bell....
Stephen A. Douglas
Abraham Lincoln.
Geo. B. McClellan

Vice-President
Political Parties.

Candidates.
.Democratic....

3 D. D. Tompkins.
. Coalition..

311 Nathan Sanford. Democratic.

987 John C. Calhoun. .Democratic.

1,401 3 Andrew Jackson, Democratic.

8,232

3 John C. Calhoun. .National Republican. 3,422 Richard Rush. Democratic.

4. Martin Van Buren. Democratic..

10,995 4 R. M. Johnson Whig..

7,401 Francis Granger. .Independent.

936 John Tyler. Whig..

22,972 John Tyler. .Democratic

29,760 4 R. M. Johnson. .Democratic

41,369 7 Geo. M. Dallas. . Whig...

31,251 Th. Frelingbuysen. Whig

32,671 Millard Fillmore. .Democratic

40,077 7 Wm. O. Butler. .Democratic

38,353 9 Wm. R. King. .Whig

29,984 Wm. A. Graham. ocratic

58,164 9 J. C. Breckenridge. . American..

48,524 A. J. Donelson. ..Republican

17,028 Hannibal Hamlin. State Rights Dem'cr't 31,317 Joseph Lane. Old Line Whig.... 58,372 Edward Everett. .Union Democrat. 58,801 9 H. V. Johnson. . Republican

72,750 11 Andrew Johnson. .Democratic .

31,678 George H. Pendleton.

1844

1848

1852

1856

1860

1864

* This year Gen. Jackson received 5,192 majority; but the popular vote of Missouri for this year does not appear in any of the statistical tables. The other presidential candidates this year were: Henry Clay, National Republican; John Floyd, Independent; Wm. Wirt, Anti-Mason.

« ForrigeFortsett »