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XVII. Table showing the Time of Leafing of Forest Trees ; Flowering of the

Apple ; Days when Snow fell, and Depth of Snow, in Turner, Oxford Co., Maine, for thirty-seven years. Furnished by A. Barton, Norway, Maine.

Years. ple, Beach and

Days when Ma

No. of Days when Ap- Days when Days when Snow

Days Snow first fell ple trees in

Depth of

fell last in Birch trees in

it

Snow.
full leaf.
full bloom. in Autumn. Spring.

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May 23

14 June 1 May 26

24 June 4

5 May 30

31 June 4 May 26

29

25 June 1 May 31

19 17 23 24 24 14

18 June 4 May 23

29 June 1

1 6

24

6 10 23 13 26 19

15 Sept. 30 Oct. 23

19 30 16 15

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1810 1811 1812 1813 1814 1815 1816 1817 1818 1819 1820 1821 1822 1823 1824 1825 1826 1827 1828 1829 1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844 1845 1846

3

3
May 26
June 3
May 28
June 2
May 31

23
20
25
29
25
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June 7
May 26
June 1

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61 9 53 70 6 23

65 8 7 8 7 74 9 7

62 8 8.1 73 7 81 65 8 03 57 9 3 70 6 9371 8 75 69 6 8 68 7 23 63

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April 23
May 12
April 21

27

24 May 5

1 April 23 May 15

16

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April 30
May 18
April 18
May 5

16
April 14

8
March 30
May 8
April 15

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Oct. 14
Sept. 29
Nov. 7
Oct. 12

13

19 Nov. 1 Oct. 25

18 20 27 31 20 18

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7 May 27

27 June 6

May 27

24

31 June 2 May 27

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In 1816 some snow fell on the 6th, 7th, and 8th of June.

A day is reckoned from 12 o'clock at night until 12 the succeeding night. Trees in full leaf, when the leaves are smooth ; and apple trees in full bloom, when most blossoms are open.

XVIII. Frosts and Snows, Depth of Snows, and Flowering of Fruit Trees,

in Lambertville, New Jersey, for eight years. By L. H. Parsons.

First and Last Frosts and Snows.

Flowering of Fruit Trees.

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First Last First Last Depth Year. Frost in Frost in Snow in Snow in Snow. Peach. Cherry. | Apple. Autumn Spring.

Fall. Spring. inch. 1839—40 Sept. 14 April 21

March 24 18

April 16 1840-1

13 May

4 Nov. 18 April 14 16 1841-2 Oct. 2 June 12

66 2 March 30 21 March 27 1842-3

2
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7 29 April 30 May 3 May 10 1843–4 28 May 13 7 March 30 26

14 April 17 April 19 1844–5 23 31 Oct. 30 April 8 25

31 11

19 1845–6 22 20|| Nov. 29 13 39

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THE

AMERICAN ALMANAC,

FOR

1 8 4 8.

PART II.

UNITED STATES.

PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THE ADOPTION OF THE

CONSTITUTION.

1. George Washington, 2. John Adams, 3. Thomas Jefferson, 4. James Madison, 5. James Munroe, 6. John Quincy Adams, 7. Andrew Jackson, 8. Martin Van Buren, 9. *William Henry Harrison, 10. John Tyler, 11. James Knox Polk,

* Died in Office.

Virginia,
Massachusetts,
Virginia,
Virginia,
Virginia,
Massachusetts,
Tennessee,
New York,
Ohio,
Virginia,
Tennessee,

Term Began.
April 30, 1789,
March 4, 1797,
March 4, 1801,
March 4, 1809,
March 4, 1817,
March 4, 1825,
March 4, 1829,
March 4, 1837,
March 4, 1841,
April 4, 1841,
March 4, 1845,

Term Ended. March 3, 1797. March 3, 1801. March 3, 1809. March 3, 1817. March 3, 1825. March 3, 1829. March 3, 1837. March 3, 1841. *April 4, 1841. March 3, 1845.

I. EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT.

The 15th Presidential term of four years, since the establishment the government of the United States under the Constitution, began on the 4th of March, 1845; and it will expire on the 3d of March, 1849.

JAMES K. POLK, of Tennessee, President,
GEORGE M. DALLAS, of Pennsylvania, Vice-President,

Salary. $25,000

5,000

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. James Buchanan, Pennsylvania, Secretary of State,

$6,000 Robert J. Walker, Mississippi, Secretary of the Treasury. 6,000 William L. Marcy, New York, Secretary of War,

6,000 John Y. Mason, Virginia, Secretary of the Navy, 6,000 Cave Johnson, Tennessee, Postmaster General,

6,000 Nathan Clifford, Maine,

Attorney-General,

4,000

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