to 1682, under the government of New
York; and from 1683 up to 1773, under the proprietary government of Pennsylvania.
John McKinley1776 to 1777
Caesar Rodney1778 to 1781
John Dickinson1782to 1783
Nicholas Van Dyke1784 to 1786
Thomas Collins1786 to 1789
Joshua Clayton1789 to 1796
Gunning Bedford1796 to 1797
Daniel Rodgers1797 to 1798
Richard Bassett1798 to 1801
James Sykes1801 to 1802
David Hall1802 to 1805
Nathaniel Mitchell1805 to 1808
William Hill Wells 5th to 8th1799 to 1805
Samuel White.7th to 11th1801 to 1809
James A. Bayard8th to 12th1805 to 1813
Outerbridge Horsey1lth to 16th1810 to 1821
William Hill Wells13th to 14th1813 to1817
Nicholas Van Dyke15th to 19th1817 to1827
Caesar A. Rodney17th1821 to 1823
Thomas Clayton18th to 19th1824 to 1827
Henry M. Ridgely.19th to 20th1827 to 1829
Louis McLane20th to 21st1827 to 1829
John A. Clayton21st to 23d1829 to 1835
ed to take order for superintending the funeral of the said Henry Tazewell, Esq., and that the Senate will attend the same, and that notice of the event be given to the House of Representatives, and that this committee consist of Messrs. Mason, Brown, and Marshall.
The first time any part of a deceased Senator's funeral expenses was paid out of public funds was on the occasion of the death of John Gaillard, of South Carolina, who died Feb. 26, 1826. Two other Senators died that year—Nicholas Van Dyke, of Delaware, May 19, and Joseph McIlvaine, of New Jersey, Aug. 19.
The average public expense incurred on account of these three deaths was $292.47. Within the next twenty-two years—from 1826 to 1847, inclusive—twenty-seven Senators died, and the remains of eleven of them were interred at the government's expense.
The average expenditure in those cases was $618.80. From 1848 to 1867, inclusive, twenty-eight Senators died, and eighteen of them were buried by the Senate at an average <