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Page. | Indiana-continued.

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Gregg, Mr., of Pennsylvania, remarks of, on

report made

794
amendment to the Constitution 425, 688, 700

negatived -

1041
on the Louisiana treaty

504
bill lost

· 1043
on the bill for erecting Louisiana into two

report from the Secretary of State in rela-
territories

1055

tion to the inhabitants of Post Saint Vin-
on the official conduct of Judge Chase 811

cennes in, laid on table

642
on a resolution relating to slaves

1012

petition from the Governor stating want of
on Georgia claims

1107
money, read and referred

795
Griffin, Mr., of Virginia, remarks of, on the ces-

adverse report made

877
sion of Louisiana

a petition respecting lands in, read and re-
on the official conduct of Judges Chase and

ferred

798
Peters

856
Griswold, Mr., of New York, remarks of, on the

report made

1028

a bill in relation to the judges of, received 1209
cession of Louisiana

385
under consideration

1231
on the Louisiana treaty

432, 500
postponed till next session

1232
on an amendment to the Constitution 421

(See, also, Lands.)
on the bill to protect seamen against the Bar-
bary Powers -

Indians, memorial from the Legislature of Ten-

1210
Griswold, Mr. R., of Connecticut, remarks of, on

nessee respecting their claims to lands,
the Louisiana treaty

read and referred
403, 459, 498, 509

623, 624
on an amendment to the Constitution 646, 660,

report made

877

1053
664, 677, 744
on the official conduct of Judge Chase 809, 812

a bill making appropriations for extinguish-
ing their claims, passed -

1234
H.

a treaty with the Kaskaskia tribes, received 624
Habersham, John, a bill for the relief of the heirs

resolutions respecting them, reported and
agreed to

640
of, presented -

- 1184

a bill concerning trade with, presented 1197
amended

1190
postponed till next session

1233
passed

1194
amendments received and agreed to

1227

Insurgents in Pennsylvania, a bill for the relief
Hastings, Mr., of Massachusetts, remarks of, on

of those who have suffered by the, pre-
amendments to the Constitution .

sented

642
535, 542
on the bill fixing salaries

587
passed

777
Hazen Moses, a bill for the relief of the heirs of,
presented

J.

1130
passed

1201 Jackson, Mr., of Virginia, on the Louisiana
Heister, Gen. Daniel, information of his death re-

Treaty -

510
ceived
1123 on amendments to the Constitution

758
Holland, Mr., of North Carolina, remarks of, on

on the oflicial conduct of Judges Chase and
the bill fixing salaries

592, 595
Peters

833
on an amendment to the Constitution
735 on slaves

- 1031
on the official conduct of Judges Chase and

on the bill for the government of Louisiana 1069
Peters

848 Journals, &c., motion made and referred in rela-
on State balances

926

tion to the reprinting of the, and other
on slaves

- 1007
documents

550
on the bill for the government of Louisiana 1072

report made

560
Hospitals. (See Marine Hospitals.)

bill ordered

789
Huger, Mr., of South Carolina, remarks of, on an
amendment to the Constitution

518
Judiciary, a bill in relation to Commissioners to
administer oaths, presented

877
on slaves

1004, 1016
on the official conduct of Judges Chase and

amended

- 1038
Peters

a bill respecting jurors to serve in the courts,
1178

805
Hunter, John, adverse report on the petition of -

presented
560

a bill respecting the adjournment of courts
I.
by marshals, presented

1189
passed

- 1226
Illinois and Oubache Land Company, petition of,

resolution respectiug the appointment of
read

496
judges, offered

960
referred

639
adopted

980
Importation of slaves, resolution respecting the,

· 1021
offered

bill in pursuance, reported

820
debated

a bill to provide for the salaries of Judges of
991, 1012
the Orphans' Court, presented

939
adopted

- 1020
bill in pursuance presented

1021

K.
postponed

- 1036
Indiana, petition of sundry inhabitants of, in re- Kennedy, Mr., of North Carolina, remarks of, on
lation to a division of the territory, read 489

State balances

934
report made

623 Kingston, Stephen, report on the petition of, de-
a bill to divide, received

645
bated

641
referred
699 rejected

777

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House Proceedings and Debates.

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942 Marine Corps, a bill to reduce the, presented

L.

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Louisiana-continued.

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1124
Lands, committee appointed to report on the ex-

report made
pediency of amending the acts respecting

a Message from the President respecting

frauds on lands in, laid on the table 1063
public-

623
report in part

a bill for dividing, and for the government of,

640
further report

received

· 1038
951
under consideration

980, 982, 983, 985

under consideration 1054, 1069, 1128, 1185, 1191
further report

1196, 1193
1043
referred

passed

- 1199
1086

1201
a supplementary bill regulating grants of

disagreement received
action thereon

- 1206, 1229
lands, and for the disposal of Tennessee
lands, presented

1090

a bill concerning the expenses of the civil
amended
1210

1063

government of, presented
passed

passed

1088
1225
amendments received and agreed to

amendments received and agreed to - 1184, 1189

1242
a bill for the disposal of public, in Indiana,

Lowndes, Mr., of South Carolina, remarks of, on
presented

1090

an amendment to the Constitution, 649, 707
amended

· 1182

on the official conduct of Judges Chase and
Peters

825
passed

- 1189
amendments received

on a resolution respecting slaves 991, 1024

1227
other action

1232, 1233, 1234

Lucas, Mr., of Pennsylvania, remarks of, on a
resolution in relation to slaves

1008
resolution respecting foreign claims to public,
laid on the table

1198
on the bill for dividing Louisiana

1060
a bill to suspend part of the twelfth section

Lyon, Mr., of Kentucky, remarks of, on Louisia-
of the act respecting the disposal of Ten-

na affairs

389, 1059
nessee lands, presented .

on an amendment to the Constitution

543
. 1181
Laws of United States, a bill for giving effect to

on Georgia claims

- 1153
the, within the territory ceded by the

M.
French Republic, presented

638 Macon, Nathaniel, of North Carolina, elected
amended

780
Speaker

370
passed

781 remarks of, on a resolution respecting slaves 998
amendments received
886 on the bill for dividing Louisiana

1062
referred

on

1106
report made

610
other action 945, 950, 960, 976, 977, 982, 985 under consideration

987
a bill for reprinting and distributing the,

passed

990
presented

796

à call for information respecting pay and
recommitted

805
clothing for the,

793
amendatory bill reported

979
information received -

882
a bill for the same purpose, received - 1242 resolution respecting money drawn for the
passed

1243
use of the, moved

1036
Leib, Mr., of Pennsylvania, remarks of, on State

referred

1093
balances

925 a bill fixing the rank and pay of the com-
Light-houses, the subject of, duties, under con-

manding officer, presented

1038
sideration

799 Marine hospitals, a petition respecting admission
resolution moved and adopted on that sub-

into, read and referred
ject

801
report made

1190
report made

1036 Melvill, Charles. (See Memel.)
(See Duties.)

Members present at the opening of the session - 369
a bill for erecting one on St. Simon's Island Memel, city of, Prussia, letter from the Council of
and for other purposes, received and refer-

Directors of, requesting information of
red

1041

Charles Melvill, read and referred - 940
report made

1052 report made and papers on the subject trans-
amended .

1086
mitted to the Secretary of State

1043
bill passed

1088 Messages, one respecting the cession of Louisi-
disagreement received
1131

382
adjustment

1169 one in relation to Z. Cox
a bill to erect them at the mouth of the Mis-

one respecting slaves imported to New Or.
sissippi river, near Cape Lookout and on

leans

1123
Sandy Hook, received

1202

one in relation to the capture of the ship
passed
1227 Philadelphia -

1201
Lost Certificates, the subject of, under debate 549 one respecting an enrolled bill concerning
Louisiana, debate in relation to the cession of 383

certain Moorish ships

1180
the treaty under consideration 432, 488, 489 one respecting the settlement of difficulties
papers containing information respecting,

with Morocco

642
received

561, 886 Military Establishment, committee appointed to
an appendix to the above, received

636 report what alterations are necessary in the
resolutions respecting the exploration of,

Peace Establishment

1093
moved and adopted
1036 bill presented

1123

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ordered to be engrossed

1226 Naval Armament, a bill to authorize the sale of
a bill respecting rules for the government of

the frigate General Greene, and to make
the Army, presented

1123
an addition to the, received

779
under consideration -
1190 under consideration

792, 802
Military land warrants, committee appointed on

referred

804
a resolution respecting

643
report made

878
report made

789
postponed to the next session

1237
bill ordered

952 Naval Peace Establishment, a supplementary bill
presented -

980
in relation to the, presented

1022
passed
1088 under consideration

- 1046
Military Pensioners, a bill for the relief of cer-

passed

1048
tain, presented

981 amendments received and disagreed to 1236, 1237
passed

990
adjustment

1241
amendments received and agreed to 1054 Naval Accountant, a resolution moved and adopt-
Mitchill, Mr., of New York, remarks of, on the

ed, in relation to the

1011
Louisiana Treaty

399, 476, 502 | Navy Pensions, a bill respecting, received - 960
on the bill for salaries

600
passed

1226
on slaves

999 report of the commissioners of the fund for 792
on Georgia claims

1102 New Orleans, a bill to establish a branch of the
Mississippi Territory, petitions from the inhab-

United States Bank at, presented

1189
itants of, read and referred 624, 631, 781 New York, a petition of sundry inhabitants of,
a petition of the Legislature of, read and re-

in relation to the unjust conduct of col-
ferred

624
lectors of taxes, read and referred

558
report made

945
report made

1169
under consideration

1047 Nicholson, Mr., of Maryland, remarks of, on an
a bill for appointment of an additional judge,

amendment to the Constitution

374, 425
&c., presented
1081 on the Louisiana Treaty

397, 465, 501
passed
1226 on the bill to protect seamen

1214
amendments received and agreed to - 1241, 1242 on the official conduct of Judges Chase and
Moore, Mr. T., remarks of, on a resolution re-

Peters

838
specting slaves

1003 Norfolk, Virginia, a bill concerning the Draw-
Moorish ships, a bill for the relief of the captors

bridge Company of, presented

· 1049
of, presented

877
postponed to the next session

1049
passed

882 a bill for the relief of sufferers by fire in, pre-
amendments received

888
sented

1090
referred
912 passed

1093
963 North Carolina, a bill declaring assent to an act
agreed to

967
of, presented

1022
a resolution making a call upon the Presi-

passed

1052
dent in relation to the bill

1169
responded to

1189

0.
Morocco, letter respecting an act of hostility by Ohio, assent of Legislature of, to an amendment
the Emperor of, received and referred

556
to the Constitution, received -

882
message stating the settlement of difficulties

transmitted to the Secretary of State

887
with, received and referred

642
papers in relation to affairs with, received,

P.
and resolutions passed on the subject 780, 787
Moultrie, Alexander, agent of the South Caroli-

Pancoast, William, petition of, respecting a pat-
na Yazoo Company, a memorial of, re-

ent for vacant land, presented and re-

ferred
specting certain claims, read and referred 791

515
adverse report made

850
Parkinson, Rev. William, elected Chaplain

380
resolution in relation to, moved and adopted 879 Paymaster and Inspector of the Army, resolution
is heard in person at the bar of the House 887

respecting franks on letters of the, moved
call upon the President for information

941

and referred to the Committee on Post Of-
information received and referred

944
fice affairs

798
supplementary report laid on the table 1181

Pendleton, Edmund, a resolution testifying re-
spect for his memory

551
N.

Peters, Richard. (See Judge Chase.)
Nantucket Harbor, report respecting, received 515 Philadelphia, frigate, petition and other papers
report made

558 relating to the capture of the, made and
under consideration

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referred

1200, 1201
Natchez, petition of the corporation of, respecting

Pickering, Judge John, committee appointed to
titles to lots, read and referred

559 prepare articles of impeachment against 380
report made and bill ordered

1130
report made

790
Naturalizatio a bill in addition to the act re-

under consideration

794, 796
specting, presented

939 proceedings

797, 801, 884, 1087, 1097
amended

1190 Pilots, a resolution to exempt, from paying hos-
passed
1195 pital money, moved and referred

560
amendments received and agreed to
1227 report made

· 1043

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Post Offices and post roads, resolution relative

Rodney, Mr., of Delaware, remarks of, on the Lou-
to the carriage of the mail between Wash-

isiana Treaty
ington City and Natchez

472, 512
555

on an amendment to the Constitution 655.650
report on the subject under consideration 782

on State balances

888, 913
committee on post roads instructed to make
inquiries respecting the, between New

on the importation of slaves

. 1998
Orleans and the City of Washington

on Georgia claims

@
786 Root, Mr., of New York, remarks of, on State
a supplementary report made

880

balances
a resolution requesting information in regard
to postage, moved and referred

643, 644

S.
report made

782 Salaries, a bill fixing the, of certain officers, pre-
information received

· 1082
a bill to alter certain post-roads, presented

sented
980

under consideration
amended

1049
passed

passed

· 1053
amendments received

amendments received

1201
other action

action thereon -

785, 787, 799, in
1203, 1209, 1232, 1233
Public acts. (See Acts, &c.)

a bill concerning salaries for officers of the
Public buildings. (See Washington City.)

Government, presented

945

debated
Public roads. (See Roads.)

960,963
Purviance, Mr., of North Carolina, remarks of on

passed
the Louisiana Treaty

Sandford, Mr., of Kentucky, on the bill fixing sala-
443

ries
on amendment to the Constitution

578, 599
691

Seamen and Commerce, a bill respecting certifi.
R.
Randolph, John, of Virginia, remarks of, on the

cates of citizenship for seamen, presented 877
death of Samuel Adams -

passed

378
on the Louisiana Treaty 387, 406, 414, 434, 456

a bill for the further protection of, presented 5:01
debated and passed

563, 564
483, 498, 499
on amendments to the Constitution 431, 648

amendments received

referred

678, 693, 765
on the bill fixing certain salaries 567, 569, 580,

report made

resolution respecting sick and disabled sea-

592, 612
on retrenchment

men, moved
626

798
on the official conduct of Judge Chase 805, 810,

information on the subject, received in an-
817, 851, 1178
swer to call

882
on a resolution respecting the Commissioner

a bill for their further protection, presented. 876
of Loans

957
on Georgia claims

postponed to next session

- 1237
- 1102, 1107, 1117 Skinner, Mr., remates of, on the bill fixing sala-
on the bill to protect seamen against the Bar-
bary Powers

ries
1221

579
Randolph, John F., and Randolph McGillis, the

Slaves. (See the importation of slares.)
petition of, referred to the Committee of

Sloan, Mr., on the bill for the government of Lou-
Claims .

isiana
557

· 1074
their report under consideration -

Sloan, Philip, a bill for the relief of, received
968

1227
Randolph, Thomas Mann, of Virginia, remarks

passed

. 1934
of, on Georgia claims

1138 Smilie, Mr., of Pennsylvania, remarks of, on an
Retrenchment of expenses, resolution respecting,

amendment to the Constitution
moved and debated

625
on the Louisiana Treaty

457, 511
consideration postponed until next session 630

on the bill for the government of Louisiana 1075
Revenue laws, resolution in relation to a violation

on the bill fixing salaries

595
of the, moved and referred

799
on the official conduct of Judge Chase

807, 621
committee discharged and the motion refer-

on a resolution respecting slaves
red to committee on bill respecting crimes 880

on Georgia claims

1116
Revolutionary: War, a bill concerning persons

Smith, Mr., J. C., remarks of, on an amendment
wounded in the, presented

984
to the Constitution

5.33
under consideration
1037 on Georgia claims

974
passed

1226 Southard, Mr., of New Jersey, remarks of, on
resolution to add to the bill moved and re-

State balances

916
ferred
1228 on a resolution in relation to slaves

1018
a supplementary bill presented

1229 South Carolina, Yazoo Company. (See Moultrie.)
passed
1232 Speaker elected

370
Roads, a resolution respecting public, under con- Spoliations, a bill in relation to French, presented 496
sideration

passed

518
adopted

636 Stationery for members, resolution respecting, re-
a bill concerning them, presented

876
under consideration

ported and agreed to

877
943, 986 Stanton, Mr., of Rhode Island, remarks of, on an
passed

1012
amendment to the Constitution

762
amendments received
- 1241 on State balances

9:13
postponed to the next session
· 1242 on a resolution respecting slaves

1016

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Page. Virginia-continued.

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Stock for the expenses of the French Convention,

a bill declaring assent to an act of, presented 1068
a bill to create, presented
490 passed

1081
under consideration

546 a petition respecting the navigation of James
passed
548 river, received from,

1093
amendments received

556 Virginia Yazoo Company, a memorial of the, read
adopted

558
and referred

791
Sugar refiners, memorial of sundry, stating cer-

report made

850
tain losses of, read

699 resolution respecting the, moved and adopted 878
report made
777 carried into effect

930
disagreed to

788 a call upon the Secretary of State for infor-
T.
mation

941
Taggart, Mr., of Massachusetts, remarks of, on

information received -

944
the bill fixing salaries
584 supplementary report made

1181
on amendments to the Constitution

727

W.
Tax, a bill to amend the act laying a direct, pre-
sented

Washington City, D. C., a resolution respecting
787
vacant lots in, moved and referred

642
amended

883
passed

887

a supplementary bill concerning, presented - 968

amended
amendments received and agreed to - 1050, 1052

• 1099
passed

· 1124
Thatcher, Mr., of Massachusetts, remarks of, on
the Louisiana treaty

amendments received and referred
396, 454

- 1236, 1237

1242
on amendments to the Constitution 651, 737, 536

report made
on the official conduct of Judges Chase and

a supplementary bill to incorporate the in-
Peters

habitants of, presented

945
859
passed

960
on State balances

901
amendments received and referred

1041
Thomas, Mr., of New York, remarks of, on amend-

action thereon
ment to the Constitution

1044
540, 742
on State balances

902

a bill respecting the Building and Fire Insu-
Tennessee lands. (See Lands)

rance Company of, presented

912
Territories ceded by France, a bill in relation to

a bill respecting the erection of a theatre,
the, received .

presented

1011
490
under consideration

497, 545

report of the committee on that part of the
passed

President's Message, relating to public

546
other action

buildings in, -

· 1093
549, 551
Treaty with the French Republic, resolutions

under consideration

. 1183
moved, respecting the

382
a bill presented -

· 1184
Treaty of Amity, Commerce, &c., with Great

passed

- 1195
Britain, a bill respecting the seventh arti-

amendments received

1233
cle of the, presented

other action
552

- 1236, 1237, 1242
passed

556

a petition in relation to the establishment

of the banking business in, laid on the
V.
table

1195
Valenzin, David, a bill for the relief of, presented 1088 Weights and Measures, motion in relation to,

• 1190
laid on the table

991
passed

1195
referred

1086
Varnum, Mr., of Massachusetts, remarks of, on
the Louisiana treaty

Williams, Mr., of North Carolina, remarks of, on
505
State balances

931
on the bill for fixing salaries

589 Witnesses summoned by the House, resolution
Vessels, committee directed to bring in a bill pur-

in relation to, offered

966
suant to a resolution respecting a violation

adopted

967
of the United States flag

819
a bill to amend the act respecting the regis-

Y.
tering and recording of, presented 819 Yeas and Nays, on resolutions respecting the Lou-
amended

1190, 1198
isiana Treaty

419, 488
passed

1200 on amendments to the Constitution, 544, 666, 682
amendments received and agreed to
1232

684, 690, 776
a bill respecting the registering and record-

on the bill for taking possession of territo-
ing of, received

1037
ries ceded by France

546
under consideration

1044, 1046, 1047 on the bill for carrying into effect the con-
passed

. 1048
vention with France

549
Vermont, resolutions of the Legislature of, in re-

on the bill for giving effect to the laws of the
lation to the future elections of President

United States within the ceded territo-
and Vice President, laid on the table 560

ries

781, 950
Virginia, a bill to alter the session of the district

on the bill for the protection of seamen
court of, presented

1039
and commerce

564
amended and passed -

- 1068, 1081 on the bill to protect seamen against the
amendments received and disagreed to 1195, 1198 Barbary Powers

1224, 1225
a bill respecting militia lands for, received 1041 on the bill fixing certain salaries, 582, 584, 615
passed

1209

785, 793, 961, 965
sth Con.-43

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