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MOVEMENT OF POPULATION

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States and Territories

Alaska Arizona California

Colorado

Idaho and Montana Idaho and Washington Montana New Mexico Oregon South Dakota Utah Washington

Wyoming

Names of Reservations

Afognak Forest and Fish Culture Reserve. (Re- served under sees. 24 and 14, act Mar. 3, 1891.) Grand Canyon Forest Reserve The Prescott Forest Reserve San Gabriel Timber Land Reserve Sierra Forest Reserve San Bernardino Forest Reserve Trabuco Canyon Forest Reserve The Stanislaus Forest Reserve The San Jacinto Forest Reserve The Pine Mountain and Zaca Lake Forest J Reserve I White River Plateau Timber Land Reserve Pike's Peak Timber Land Reserve \ Plum Creek Timber Land Reserve The South Platte Forest Reserve Battlement Mesa Forest Reserve The Bitter Root Forest Reserve The Priest River Forest Reserve The Flathead Forest Reserve The Lewis and Clarke Forest Reserve The Pecos River Forest Reserve < Bull Run Timber Land Reserve The Cascade Range Forest Reserve Ashland Forest Reserve The Black Hills Forest Reserve The Uintah Forest Reserve The Washington Forest Reserve The Olympic Forest Reserve The Mount Rainier Forest Reserve. (Includes the Pacific Forest Reserve, created Feb. 20, 1893, embracing an area of 967,680 acres) Yellowstone National Park Timber Land J Reserve | The Big Horn Forest Reserve The Teton Forest Reserve

Dates of Proclama- tions creat- ing Reserva- tions

Dec. 24, 1892 Feb. 20, 1893 May 10, 1898 Dec. 20, 1892 Feb. 14, 1898 Feb. 25, 1893 Feb. 22, 1897

Mar. June Oct. Feb. Mar. June Dec. Dec.

2, 1898 29, 1898 16, 1891 11, 1892 18, 1892 23, 1892 9, 1892 24, 1892

Feb. 22, 1897

Jan. 11, 1892 May 27, 1898 June 17, 1892 Sept. 28, 1893 Feb. 22, 1897

Mar. 30, 1891 Sept. 10, 1891 Feb. 22, 1897

Estimated Areas in Acres

Not ascer- tained 1,851,520 10,240 555,520 4,096,000 737,280 49,920 691,200 737,280

M, 644,594 1,198,080 j- 184,320 179,200 683,520 858,240 4,147,200 645,120 1,382,400 2,926,080 j- 431,040 142,080 4,492,800 18,560 967,680 875,520 3,594,240 2,188,800 2,234,880

1,239,040 1.127,680 829,440

Movement of Population There is no systematic registration of births, deaths, and marriages in the United States as a whole. The birth rate computed for 1890 by the Census Office was 26.68 per 1000 of population ; but this is acknowledged to be too low. Death rates are computed from returns for certain areas, where local registration records are kept. These areas are the New Eng- land States (except Maine), New Jersey, New York, Delaware, the District of Columbia, and the principal cities in the re- maining States, furnishing for 1890 a total of 409,125 deaths out of 875,521 for the whole country. The highest death rate among whites in these areas was 23.19 per 1000 ; the lowest