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Apportionment of Representation in the House of Representatives

by the Legislature of 1854.-Representative Number 7,000.

PARISHES AND DISTRICTS.

Popula- No. of Repre. Fractions) Fractions

tion. sentatives, under over.

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Plaquemines,

6,348 St. Bernard,

4,011 Orleans, Right Bank,

3,404
1st Representative Dist. 13,457
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18,679
3d
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23,243
ith
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15,053
5th
do

14,415
6th
do

15,905
7th
do

12,451
8th
do

11,769
9th
do

9,449 Fourth District, Lafayette, 18,586) Jefferson,

14,625 St. Charles,

5,731 St. John the Baptist,..

6,674 St. James,..

12,464 Ascension,

10,622 Assumption,

12,572 Lafourche Interior,

12,134 Terrebonne,

9,963 St. Mary,

15,101 St. Martin,......

12,977 Iberville,

15,112 West Baton Rouge,...

6,060 East Baton Rouge,..

15,916 Livingston,

3,731 St. Helena,....

5,105 Washington,

3,491 St. Tammany,

4,409 East Feliciana,

13,825 West Feliciana,

12,679 Point Coupée,..

11,739 Avoyelles,...

9,853 Madison,

8,726 Tensas,

10,253 Concordia,

9,794 Carroll,

10,359 Catahoula,

6,961 Calcasieu,

3,500 Natchitoches,

13,793 Ouashita,

5,775 Bossier,

8,792 Caldwell,

3,366 Lafayette,

7,631

1 1 1 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1

1,023

1,112

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Apportionment of Representation in the House of Rep.- Continued.

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Popnia - zo, of tion, Senat'na 8,726 10,359 14,085 5,426 5,775 7,575 9,393 28,169 6,961 3,366 3,441 13,768 10,599

SENATORIAL RATIO), 16,011. No. of

Popula- No. of No. of Districts

Senatorial Districts. tion, Senat'rs Distiicts Senatorial Districts. No. 1 Plaquemines..

6,348

13 Madison....
St. Bernard.
4,011

Carroll...
10
Orleans, Right Bank 3,404

13,763 1

14 Morehouse.. 2 City of New Orleans 153,007 5

Ouachita. 3 Jefferson ...,

Jackson.
14,625 1

Union...
St. Charles.

5,734
Lafourche.
12,134

Catahoula...
17,868
1

Caldwell... 3 St. John the Baptist 6,674

Franklin
St. James..

12,462
19,136 1

16 Claiborne....
Ascension...
10,622

Bossier
Assumption.. 12,574

Bien ville. (a Terrebonna... 9,963

Wino... 33,159 2 7 Iberville..... 15,122 1

17

De Soto.. 8 East Baton Rouge. 15,916

1

Caddo...........

Sabine.... 9 West Baton Rouge.

6,061
Point Coupée

Natchitoches..
11,737
West Feliciana....

12,679
30,476
2

St. Landry 10 East Feliciana.... 13,825

Lafayette 1

Calcasieu 11 Washington.... 3,491 St. Tammany

4,409 St. Helena.

5,105

19 St. Martin. 000 Livingston.

3,734

Vermillion

16,739 12 Concordia

20 St. Mary

9,794 Tensas..

10.233

21 Rapides... 20,027

Avoyelles

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CHURCHES IN LOUISIANA. Ascension,....

Number of Churches, 3—Value,' $60,000 Assumption,

3

31,000 Avoyelles,

3

5,000 East Baton Rouge,...

4

25,000 West Baton Rouge,

2

8,000 Bienville,

12

2,370 Bossier,

5

3,200 Caddo,....

8 Calcasieu, Caldwell,

7

600 Carroll,

4

6,120 Catahoula...... ,

14

4,700 Claiborne,

10

6,600 Concordia,..

1

500 De Soto,..

6

3,200 East Feliciana,

9

11,900 West Feliciana,

7

9,500 Franklin,

3

200 Iberville,

7

24,050 Jackson,..

12

2,400 Jefferson,.....

11

102,000 Lafayette,

1

2,000 Lafourche,..

3

17,800 Levingston,.....

14

2,400 Madison,..

5

1,580 Morehouse,

1

1,200 Natchitoches,

13

20,275 Orleans,

30

“ 1,205,500 Ouachita,

1

500 Plaquemines,

2

7.000 Point Coupée,

2

4,000 Rapides,..

4

12,250 Sabine,....

16

1,500 St. Bernard,

1

5,000 St. Charles,...

1

10,000 St. Helena,

14

4,475 St. James,..

2

18,000 St. John the Baptist,

1

8,000 St. Landry,....

6

93,000 St. Martin,.....

4

28,000 St. Mary,.,

6

11,000 St. Tammany,

14

10,000 Tensas,....

3

1,400 Terrebonne,

3 Union,

11

3,150 Termillion,..

8

500 Washington,..

1,900

Total Value, $1,782,470 Aggregate Church accommodations, for 109,615 persons.

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NEWSPAPERS IN THE STATE. IN NEW ORLEANS.—Bee, Commercial Bulletin, Crescent, Delta, Louisiana Courier, Orleanian, Picayune, True Delta, Prices Current, De Bow's Commercial Review, German Gazet te, Medical and Surgical Journal, Creole, Southern Organ, Statesman, Spectator, Southern Journal, Republican, Propată Catholique, Coup D' Oeil, L. Semaine, German Paper.

IN OTHER PORTIONS OF THE STATE.— Vigilant, Donaldsonville; Pioneer, Napoleonville; Villager, Marksville; Advocate, Baton Rouge; Gazette, Baton Rouge; Comet, Baton Rouge ; Capitolian Vis-a-vis, West Baton Rouge; Bienville Times, Mt. Lebanon ; Gazette, Shreveport; Democrat, Shreveport; Southwestern, Shreveport; Herlad, Lake Providence; Courier, Opelousas; Herald, Waterproof; Advocate, Trinity; Independent, Harrisonburg; Herald, Minden; Advocate, Homer; Intelligencer, Vidalia; Advertiser, Mansfield; Mirror, Jackson ; State Paper, Clinton ; Whig, Clinton; Ledger, Bayou Sara; Chronicle, Bayou Sara; Gazette, Plaquemine; Sentinel, Plaquemine; Carrollton Star, Carrollton; The Echo, Vermillionville ; Register, Monroe; Banner, Franklin; Chronicle, Natchitoches; Independent, Abbeville ; Courier, St. Martinsville ; Gazette, Opelousas; Whig, Opelousas; Minerva, Thibodeaux; Piny Woodsman, Livingston; Journal, Richmond, North Louisianian, Bastrop; Echo, Point Coupee; Democrat, Alexandria; Republican, Alexandria ; Meschacebe, St. Charles; Messenger, St. James; Advocate, Covington; Inquirer, Farmersville; New Orleans Medical News and Hospitał Gazette, New Orleans ; Coast Journal, Donaldsonville.

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MORTALITY OF THE YELLOW FEVER IN 1853. New Orleans, from May to Dec. 30...

12,151 Ascension,

50 Assumption,

50 Caddo,

250 Carroll,

166 Concordia,

40 East Baton Rouge,

250 East Feliciana,

50 Lafourche,

160 Madison,

35 Point Coupee,

150 Natchitoches,

130 Rapides,

90 St. Charles,

150 St. John Baptist,

250 St. James,

400 St. Landry,

90 Iberville,

50 West Feliciana,

90 Total.......

14602 No returns of other Parishes.

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POPULATION OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA, FROM 1810 to 1850 INCLUSIVE.

Whites.
Free Colored.

Sla ves.

Aggregate Population.
1810.) 1820. 1830. 1840. 1850. 1810. 1820., 1830. 840., 1850. 1810., 1820. 1830. 1840. 1850. 18 10. 1820. 1330. 1840. 1850.
1,141 1,495 1,725 2,255 3,340 47 104 134 143

3,567 4,553 7,266
1,915 2,409 3,760

146) 1,031 2,129
4,103) 5,170

3,728

5,426 6,951 10,752
10

2,219
18 28 50 27 547/ 1,149) 1,881

2,988
783 1,438 2,114

5,341
3,066 4,059

2,472 3,576
25

5,669 7,141 10,538
22

35 78 106 404 782) 1,335 3,472 5,161
706 3,012 3,168 3,750 5,347

1,209 2,245
132

3,484
82
182 182

6,616 9,326
675 2,076
279
3,348 4,206 6,351

5.220
908 1,004 1,371 1,815
124

1,463

6,698 8,138 11,977
148 120 105

1,303 1,932 3,147 4,350
3,623

2,335 3,084 4,638 6,270
21

1,895
2,507

5,539

4,455
2,416 3,634

29 42

2,837

5,208
1,349 2,718

5,282 8,884
226 239

482 957
1,354 1,584

2,057 3,914
141

649
1,146

1,231
2,336

2,017
9 10

3,082 6,443
808 1,524 1,643 2,935 3,585
12

4,237 8,789
8

18 221 19 348 751
1,539 3,846 4,949

2,581/ 4,955
1,998 3,528| 1,164 2,287

7,132
10 44

215 2,295 2,522
1,279827 1,025 1,380 823

7,471
12

1,764) 6,185
35

20 31 1 1,581 1,787| 3,617 8,003 6,934
3,549

2,895 2,626 4,662 9,414 7,758

24
3,571

4,450

8,023
3,992 4,060
24 30 24

4,652
7,871

9,514
5,499 2,019 2,064 2,473
69

8,247| 11,893 13,598
91 91 106

7,164 6,345 8,755 10,666
1,664

12,732 9,629 10,910 13,245

14
1,429 2,019 2,380

1,5731
2,523 3,568

3,251
45 16 161 85 104|| 1,205 2,279 4,508 5,887| 8,606
3,406

2,679 4,414 7,049 8,495 12,278
2

2,158
1,596
4,866 18,046

5,566
3431 6181 851

4,907 4,986 6,196
4,474

6,846 10,470 25,094
3,390
109 134 160

2,367
1,691 2,659 3,310

3,233 3,170
3,986 5,142
128

5,653 7,841 6,720
40 71 22

289 968 2,153 3,246 46368 1,995 3,755
1,533 2,524

5,503 7,303 9,532

739) 842
1,210 1,416

2,315
41

3,923 7,353
1,877

5,142 8,773
301
1,213 4,745 3,802 7,042 5,466

2,006

3,913
181 415 532 657 881 1,476 2,326 3,571 6,651 7,881 2,870

7,486 7,905 14,350 14,228
784 2,016 2,938 2,188 2,292

9 44
8,001 19,214 21,281 59,519 91,431 5,727 7,161 11,906 19,2269,961|| 10,824 14,946 16,639 23,448 18,068 24,552 41,35149,826 102,193 119,460

57 14 8 284

836 2,145 2,438 2,708
557

1,077)
637 1,082 1,351 2,221

5,008
2391
151

2,896 5,140 4,640
2191 324 390 753 1,566 3,188
1,248 1,092 1,471

3,385 4,779 1,549 2,354
2,087 2,968 104
190

7,390
255

4,489 5,060
381 560 3,187 3,630 4,210

7,811|| 4,539
996 2,491 2,133 3,243 5,037

4,912 5,936 7,898 16,339
123 85 113 378 184 1,081 3,489 5,329 10,511 11,340|| 2,200 6,065 7,575 14,132 11,561
3,347

1,168

4,515
20,860| 42,095) 62,614| 128,849! 209,457|| 6,647! 8,686l14,428| 23,010 14,628||:23,685|47,0811 66,829 128,216. 175,289|| 52,883) 107,982156,034/ 280,283| 399,905

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Parishes.

Ascension,
Assumption,
Avoyelles,
Baton Rouge, East,
Baton Rouge, West,
Bienville,
Bossier,
Caddo,
Calcasieu,
Caldwell,
Carroll,
Catahoula,
Claiborne,
Concordia,
DeSoto,
Feliciana, East,
Feliciana, West,
Franklin,
Iberville.
Jackson,
Jefferson
Lafayette,
Lafourche,
Livingston,
Madison,
Morehouse,
Natchitoches,
Orleans,
Ouachita,
Plaquemines,
Point Coupee,
Rapides,
Sabine,

Carried forward,

3,177

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