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CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE:

CONTAINING

SKETCHES OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

THIRD SESSION

OF THE

TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

VOLUME XII.

BLAIR AND RIVES, EDITORS.

CITY OF WASHINGTON:

PRINTED AT THE GLOBE OFFICE, FOR THE EDITORS,

1843.

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INDEX

TO THE TWELFTH VOLUME OF THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

A.

Abolition of slavery in the District of Colum-
bia, petitions on the subject of, 133, 233
330

Africans recaptured on the coast of Africa,
concerning the appropriation for the
328, 335, 336, 345
support of
African squadron, concerning the, 41, 50, 63, 79
331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336
Agricultural Bank of Mississippi, bill for the
relief of the
89, 141, 180
Alabama, bill for the relief of certain citizens
ot, who lost their improvements in
consequence of the war with the
88
Creek Indians
bill relating to the mode of payment of
the two per cent. fund relinquished to
the State of
330, 336, 340
Albemarle Sound and Atlantic ocean, bill di-
recting a survey of a direct commu-
nication between the
157, 180
Allen, Wm, of Ohio, 2, 31, 63, 75, 128, 133
149, 161, 181, 205, 226, 237, 275, 311
328, 340, 342, 354, 364, 365, 366, 371
376, 377, 379
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the credentials of
70, 304, 331
resolutions by
remarks on the bankrupt bill 346, 349
remarks on the subject of improving the
navigation of the Western waters
remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
- 333
of search
remarks on the bill making appropria-
tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-
tions of the Ashburton treaty
remarks on the bill to recharter the
banks in the District of Columbia, 364, 365
371

164

378

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remarks on the proposition to give to
the present Congress printers 20 per
cent. above the contract price for ex-
ecuting the public printing 382, 391
remarks concerning the proposition to
pay for books distributed to members
of Congress

383
remarks on the bill reviving the act of
July, 1838, allowing pensions to wi-
dows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution
388, 389
remarks on the bill to print the debates, 355
356, 357, 358

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(See Debts.)
Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, bill
to amend the charter of the town of, 141
181, 192
Apportionment bill, protest of a State Legis-
104
lature against -
Appropriation bills, the civil and diplomatic, 79
81, 377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393
the army and military academy, 233, 244
267, 268, 315, 342
the naval, 263, 321, 322, 327, 328, 331, 337
Indian
340, 363
261, 263
233, 366
340, 364
for the fulfilment of the stipulations of
the Ashburton treaty, 366, 371, 372, 377
378, 379

pension

Cumberland road

fortification

SENATE.

Archer, Wm. S., of Virginia, 30, 38, 41, 45, 61
63, 70, 75, 81, 88, 100, 106, 111, 121
127, 133, 147, 153, 157, 166, 175, 182
185, 206, 220, 244, 252, 275, 276, 299
314, 315, 326, 328, 342, 345, 363, 364
366, 371, 372, 379, 394
remarks on the bill for the benefit of
the Petersburg Railroad Company, 186
188
remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 63
64, 85, 262
remarks on the Oregon bill, 74, 100, 104
105, 212, 220, 222, 230, 239, 240, 244
remarks on the proposition to print the
report on the subject of the fine on
General Jackson
his recollections touching the contro-
versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Rives and Benton, concern-
ing the red line map
remarks on the bill making appropria-
tion for the fulfilment of stipulations
of the Ashburton treaty
378, 379
remarks on the presentation to the Sen-
ate of the sword of Washington and
the staff of Franklin -
255
remarks on the bill providing for a mis-
sion to China -
391, 392
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson
316, 317
remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search
331, 332, 333, 335, 336
(See Debates-Debts.)
Arkansas, bill for the relief of citizens of, who
lost their improvements in conse-
quence of the treaty between the
United States and Choctaw Indians, 54
89,95
bill for the relief of persons heretofore
residing within the supposed limits of
Arkansas and Louisiana, who were,
by the settlement of the boundary
line, thrown into the territory of
Texas
127, 133
Army and the military academy, bill making
appropriation for the support of the, 233
244, 267, 315, 342

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148

170

(See Enlistments.)
an act respecting the reorganization of
the, and for other purposes, 166, 354, 362
Ashburton, Lord, special minister from Eng-
land, his correspondence touching
the Northeastern and Northwestern
boundaries
4 to 22
concerning the suppression of the Af-
rican slave-trade
23, 24
concerning the "Creole" case

24

26

28

concerning the "Caroline" affair
concerning impressment
Ashburton treaty. (See Treaty.)
Assumption. (See Debts of the States.)
Atherton, Charles G., Senator elect from New
164
Hampshire, credentials of
Auditor's office, the second, joint resolution for
326
continuing an additional clerk in
383

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Awards under the treaty with the Chickasaw
Indians, joint resolution providing for
the payment of the certificates of

376
383

B.

Babbitt's anti-attrition metal, concerning an
appropriation for the purchase of the
patent for
382, 383
Bagby, A. P., of Alabama, 205, 220, 238, 261, 263
267, 299, 304, 341, 349, 354

345

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resolution by
credentials of
remarks on the Oregon bill
remarks on the joint resolution for es-
tablishing agencies for the inspection
and purchase of water-rotted hemp, 263
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
302
General Jackson
remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search
(See Debates-Debts.)
Baltimore, Md., bill to continue in force an
act therein mentioned relating to
Bangor, Me., bill to authorize the appointment
of an assistant collector for the port
of
166
Bank of the State of Alabama, bill authorizing
its notes to be received in payment of
lands sold in that State on certain con-
ditions -
330, 336,340
220
Bank of the United States, concerning
Banks in the District of Columbia, the bill to
continue the charters of the several, 226
364, 365, 371, 377

299

remarks by-
Mr. Allen

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Mr. Buchanan

Mr. Conrad

Mr. Miller
Mr. Walker

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Bankrupt law, petitions, &c., on the subject of
the repeal of the, 54, 63, 69, 75, 79
84, 88, 94, 99, 100, 103, 104, 110, 118
127, 133, 143, 152, 157, 161, 162, 166
169, 175, 186, 192, 198, 205, 211, 212
220, 226, 237, 238, 244, 262, 275, 280
69
Mr. Benton's remarks concerning
the bill to repeal the, 33, 38, 45, 46, 51
147, 181, 185, 238, 275, 281, 315, 321
327, 338, 344, 362, 375, 380
remarks by-

Mr. Allen
Mr. Benton
Mr. Berrien,

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Mr. Buchanan
Mr. Choate
Mr. Conrad
Mr. Crittenden
Mr. Graham

Mr. Huntington

346, 349
51, 52, 47, 342, 347
45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341
342, 347, 349
347, 348, 349
346
347, 349
45, 342, 346, 349
46
346
45, 238, 342, 347
Mr. Smith of Connecticut 346, 349
Mr. Tallmadge, 45, 46, 51, 84, 238, 342
347, 349
346
Mr. Tappan
Mr. Walker
342, 346, 347
347
Mr. Woodbury
Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana, 37, 41, 50
54, 61, 70, 141, 161, 261, 267, 275, 276
296, 299, 304, 365, 377
resolutions by, 74, 79, 111, 119, 133, 142

Mr. King

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Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana-

remarks concerning improvement of
the navigation of the Western waters, 164
165

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his recollections touching the contro-
versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-
ing the red-lined map
(See Debts.)
Bates, J. C., of Massachusetts, 30, 39, 47, 50, 61
63, 69, 84, 95, 110, 112, 127, 143, 147
157, 161, 166, 180, 185, 186, 198, 211
220, 226, 233, 238, 267, 280, 287, 311
327, 341, 345, 353, 363, 364, 366, 370
371, 372, 376, 387, 391
remarks on the bill to revive the pen-
sion act of July, 1838
- 388
Bayard, R. H., of Delaware, 30, 38, 39, 45, 46
50, 54, 63, 75, 79, 81, 84, 85, 110, 112
121, 127, 128, 133, 134, 142, 153, 161
166, 181, 186, 188, 198, 206, 212, 235
238, 243, 263, 264, 299, 304, 321, 322
327, 328, 340, 341, 345, 346, 354, 363
371, 376, 377, 382, 383, 387, 390
resolutions by
39, 235, 326
remarks on the joint resolution to estab-
lish agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water-rotted hemp, 227, 262

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263

remarks on enlistments in the army,
navy, and marine corps
remarks on the naval appropriation
bill concerning a floating or dry duck, 327
(See Debates-Debts.)
Benton, Thomas H., of Missouri, 1, 31, 33, 62
63, 70, 74, 75, 84, 95, 99, 104, 112
113, 119, 143, 147, 148, 162, 166, 175
230, 238, 261, 267, 268, 275, 287, 288
326, 327, 328, 345, 365, 366, 370, 371
372, 377, 383
resolutions submitted by, 1, 2, 41, 50, 54
63, 74, 79, 85, 94, 99, 119, 237, 252
262, 275, 281, 321, 327, 341, 345
his bill to repeal the bankrupt law 38
remarks concerning the repeal of the
bankrupt act - 51, 52, 147, 342, 347
remarks on the expunging resolution, 41
remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 64
65, 79, 85, 252, 262
remarks on the Oregon bill,
74, 106, 112
154, 172, 176, 234, 238, 239
remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
331, 332, 333
his recollections pending the contro-
versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-
ing the red-lined map, 111, 119, 120, 121
169, 170, 171
remarks on the bill reviving the act
of July, 1838, allowing pensions to
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution

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remarks on the subject of making an
appropriation for the improvement of
the navigation of the Western waters, 165
remarks concerning the establishment
of agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water rotted hemp,
226, 263
remarks on the bill to provide for the
mission to China
391, 392
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267
268

175

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(See Debates-Oregon.)
Berrien, J. M., of Georgia, 37, 41, 49, 63, 69
84, 85, 88, 89, 94, 100, 104, 127, 128
141, 142, 143, 148, 157, 158, 162, 181
192, 198, 201, 206, 207, 220, 233, 244
288, 296, 314, 315, 321, 322, 331, 340
342, 345, 354, 363, 365, 372, 377, 381
390
resolutions by
46, 89
remarks on the Oregon bill
212
remarks on the bill to repeal the bank-
rupt act, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341, 342
347, 349
eulogium on Richard H. Habersham
of Georgia, deceased

62

remarks on the proposition to print the
report of the Judiciary Committee con-
cerning the repeal of the bankrupt law, 238

remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson
315, 321

Berrien, J. M., of Georgia-

remarks on the resolutions adopted by
the Legislature of Georgia, censuring
his political course
- 377
(See Debates-Debts.)
Bills introduced on leave, 41, 45, 49, 50, 54, 61
62, 63, 70, 74, 79, 83, 84, 85, 88, 89
104, 111, 127, 141, 148, 153, 157, 169
211, 212, 229, 238, 252, 262, 267, 293
331

Bills reported from committees, 54, 62, 63, 73
79, 84, 85, 88, 94, 99, 100, 104, 111
118, 121, 127, 133, 141, 147, 148, 152
158, 161, 162, 166, 174, 180, 181, 192
206, 211, 220, 226, 229, 233, 235, 238
244, 252, 261, 267, 275, 276, 280, 287
288, 292, 293, 299, 304, 311, 320, 325
326, 330, 331, 340, 341, 345, 353, 362
365, 370, 371, 376, 377, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions passed, 74, 75, 95, 100
133, 149, 158, 166, 182, 192, 206, 220
240, 244, 252, 263, 267, 276, 281, 292
296, 299, 311, 315, 330, 331, 337, 340
341, 362, 363, 364, 370, 371, 372, 376
377, 378, 379, 383, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions rejected, 149, 158, 206
226, 267, 276, 287, 311, 320, 341, 345
353, 354, 364, 371, 372, 383, 387
Books and public documents received from the
House of Peers of France, concerning
the
. 261
Books distributed to members of Congress, de-
bate concerning the appropriation to
pay for
382, 383
Boundary. (See Northeastern Boundary.)
line of Ohio, bill concerning the, and
the admission of Michigan into the
Union -
50, 166, 370
bill directing the running of the north-
ern line of the reserve of the half-
breed Sac and Fox tribe of Indians,

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between the United States and Texas,

Boyd, Gordon B., late receiver of public mo-
neys at Columbus, Mississippi, joint
resolution to authorize the settlement
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365
383
79

133

88

Bresee, Sidney S, Senator elect from Illinois,
the credentials of
Buchanan, James, of Pennsylvania, 2, 30, 40, 54
61, 69, 73, 75, 84, 94, 110, 118, 127
140, 142, 161, 164, 175, 181, 185, 188
198, 211, 219, 220, 230, 238, 243, 255
263, 264, 266, 275, 311, 321, 328, 331
336, 337, 341, 342, 365, 371, 376, 377
382, 394
credentials of
- 158
resolutions by
2, 104, 118
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the
Petersburg Railroad Co., and con-
cerning the importation of railroad
iron free of duty
181, 187
remarks on the joint resolution for es-
tablishing agencies for the inspection
and purchase of water-rotted hemp - 263
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268
remarks on the naval appropriation bill, 322
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson

remarks on the bill to repeal the bank-
jupt law
347, 348, 349
remarks on the bill to extend the char-
ters of the District banks
- 365
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 381
remarks on the bill to revive the act of
July, 1838, allowing pensions to the
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution
388,
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149
152

316

(See Debates-Debts)
C.
Cadets in the West Point Academy, concern-
ing the appointment and apportion-
ment of
268, 315, 342
Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina, 54, 110, 121
128, 142, 161, 166, 186, 192, 222, 235
240, 244, 252, 268, 275, 276, 322, 327
328, 341, 379, 382
his recollections pending the controver-
sy, in secret session, between Messrs.
Rives and Benton, concerning the red-
lined map
111, 170
remarks on the Oregon bill, 133, 134, 142
149, 227,

239

Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina-

remarks on the subject of improving the

navigation of the Western waters - 164
remarks on the navy appropriation bill, 322
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search
- 335
remarks on the bill making appropria-
tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-
tions of the Ashburton treaty
remarks on the treasury note bill
(See Debates-Debts)
Calhoun, James F., bill for the relief of, 365, 372
Camden, N. J., bill reducing the salary of the
surveyor of the port of, 299, 331, 372
Canal, the Louisville and Portland, debate con-
cerning onerous exactions on the com-
merce of the Western rivers by the - 287
Caroline affair, the
- 119, 188
Catalogues of the library of Congress, debate
on the proposition for the distribution
of
94, 100
Centre College, Kentucky, bill to transfer to
the trustees of the, lands heretofore
granted to the Kentucky Asylum for
educating the deaf, dumb, and blind- 372
Census, Compendium of the Sixth, the petition
and proposition for pay for printing

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joint resolution for the distribution of the,
and appropriation to defray the ex-
pense
148, 276, 315, 381
the appropriation to defray the expense
of printing the Compendium of the
381
383, 391, 393
Chaplain to the Senate
38
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, bill
for the relinquishment to Maryland,
&c., of the stock held in the, by the
United States, 175, 185, 198, 275, 281
Chicago, Illinois, bill to establish a new collec-
tion district at
- 293
China, bill to provide the means for future in-
tercourse with
363, 391, 392
Choate, R., of Mass., 45, 49, 99, 141, 143, 162
176, 186, 229, 233, 239, 275, 280, 311
320, 327, 342, 376, 382
remarks on the bankrupt bill
346
remarks on the Oregon bill, 134, 171, 176
235, 238, 239
remarks concerning an editorial criti-
cism in the Globe, of his production of
the map in the Senate
- 243
Civil and diplomatic appropriation bill, 79, 81
377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393
Claims, Committee on, bills reported from the, 63
69, 118, 133, 152, 161, 174, 181, 206
220, 233, 252, 261, 267, 275, 292, 293
330, 370, 376
reports from the, 104, 133, 161, 181, 206
220, 267, 287, 293
Claims against the Government, new rule con-
cerning legislation on, 45, 50, 63, 70
bill providing for the settlement of the
claims for supplies furnished the Flo-
rida militia
320, 383
(See Land claims-Mexican claims-Massa-
chusetts claims.)
Clay, John Randolph, late secretary of lega.
tion of the United States to the court

of Vienna, bill for the relief of, 275, 372
Clayton, T., of Delaware, 30, 41, 50, 63, 79, 83
103, 152, 166, 211, 243, 264, 267, 363
Clinch, Duncan L, bill for the relief of
Cloth cases

- 362
140, 169
Coin, the bill to regulate the currency of for-
eign gold and silver - 63, 79, 112, 245
the bill to fix the computation at the cus-
tom-house of certain German, 304, 345
379
Commerce, the Committee on, resolutions in-
structing the
74, 85, 235
reports from the, 99, 147, 261, 267, 330
bills and joint resolutions reported from
the, 62, 73, 99, 147, 180, 220, 261, 267
280, 299, 330, 345, 354, 363, 377, 387
Commerce on the northwestern lakes, bill for
the protection of
354

bill for the protection of, and construc-
tion of harbors on the lakes -
bill for the protection of, on the western
shores of Lake Michigan
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Commerce and navigation, the annual state-

ment of

Comet and Encomium, bill making indemnity
for slaves taken from on board the 50
100, 128, 133, 267

41

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99

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Committees, standing, announced
Commissioner of the General Land Office,
call upon the, for information
Commissioner of the Public Buildings, bill to
fix the compensation of the
Conrad, C. M., of Louisiana, 1, 2, 45, 54, 61
63, 70, 73, 75, 88, 127, 133, 143, 153
157, 161, 166, 186, 192, 220, 233, 239
244, 287, 292, 294, 327, 328, 342, 372
392
resolutions submitted by, 1, 54, 62, 63, 95
133, 142

remarks on the bill to suppress private
expresses
246, 252, 253
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major

Gen. Jackson -

316, 321
347, 349
364

remarks on the bankrupt bill
remarks on the District banks bill
Cooper, Dr. Thomas, petition to refund the fine
imposed on him under the alien and
sedition law

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the credentials of

Crittenden, John J., of Kentucky,

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Copyright to Richard H. Wilde, 41, 141, 181, 192
to John Rowlett, bill to continue it to
Court, at Williamsport, Pa., bill providing for
the holding of a

372

bill to amend the act establishing a dis-
trict court of the United States at
Wheeling

bill to repeal the act changing the time
of holding the circuit and district
courts in Ohio

262, 371
bill for altering the time for holding the
circuit courts of the United States for
the district of Connecticut 206, 252

bill to alter the place of holding the dis-
trict court of the United States for the
district of New Jersey
226, 252
bill to change the place of holding the
circuit court of the United States for
the district of Maine

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bill to change the time of holding the
district and circuit courts for the east-
ern district of Tennessee

Crafts, Samuel C., of Vermont, 30, 94, 133, 164
180, 219

342

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remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel on the construction of the
Ashburton treaty as to the right of
search

331

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2,75

2, 31, 43, 45
52, 64, 74, 75, 85, 88, 100, 104, 106
112, 127, 128, 133, 140, 141, 161, 175
181, 182, 192, 198, 201, 220, 226, 261
262, 282, 289, 299, 311, 315, 320, 322
325, 342, 345, 362, 364, 365, 366, 371
the credentials of
resolutions submitted by
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267
remarks on the Oregon bill'
· 105
remarks on the bankrupt act, 46, 342, 346, 349
remarks on the proposition to print the
report on the fine on Gen. Jackson
148
remarks on the subject of improving the
navigation of the Western waters 165
remarks on the joint resolution to estab.
lish agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water-rotted hemp, 226, 227

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262

(See Debates-Debts.)
Cumberland road, bill making further appro-
priation for the continuation of the

. 371

244

233
366
petition on the subject of the
- 275
Curiosities. (See Natural curiosities.)
Custom-house, New York, bill to reduce the
number and compensation of the of-
ficers and others employed in the, 280, 299
330
Cuthbert, A., of Georgia
299, 322, 327
remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel on the construction of the
Ashburton treaty as to the right of
search -
335
he presents and debates the resolutions
adopted by the Legislature of Georgia,
censuring the political course of Mr.
Berrien
- 377

335

D.

Dayton, Wm. L, of New Jersey, 30, 110, 148
152, 180, 219, 226, 243, 252, 253, 266
267, 275, 299, 315, 321, 363, 372, 382
the credentials of
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resolution concerning retrenchment and
economy and the tariff
281, 288
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
Gen. Jackson
316, 321
Deaf, dumb, and blind, bill granting land to
the several States for the education of
the, and for the benefit of insane per-
304, 330
Debates and proceedings of Congress, bill to
provide for the publication of the, 292, 326
345, 354, 355, 366
remarks on, by—
Mr. Allen
Mr. Archer

sons

Mr. Bagby
Mr. Bayard
Mr. Benton

355, 356, 357, 358

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- 354
354, 355, 357, 358
- 358
354, 356, 357, 358
355
357, 359
356, 357, 358
354, 356, 357, 358
355, 356, 357
355, 358
354, 357, 359

359
356, 357
354, 356, 358
Mr. Woodbridge
356, 357
Mr. Woodbury, 355, 356, 357, 358
Mr. Wright
354, 355, 356, 357
Debts, State, the assumption of, resolutions, &c.,
concerning the
70, 74, 81, 293
communication from the President of
the United States concerning
remarks on the several resolutions of
Messrs. McDuffie, Bayard, Allen,
Rives, Merrick, and Walker, con-
cerning
293, 299, 315, 326
remarks on, by-

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Mr. Allen, 293, 295, 296, 299, 306, 313
Mr. Archer
Mr. Bagby
Mr. Barrow

308, 326, 327
295, 306, 307
304, 305, 326
306, 326
306,
314
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Mr. Berrien
Mr. Buchanan,
Mr. Calhoun
Mr. Crittenden
Mr. Henderson
Mr. King
Mr. McRoberts
Mr. Morehead
Mr. Sevier

Mr. Smith of Connecticut

Mr. Tappan
Mr. Walker

Mr. Bayard

Mr. Berrien
Mr. Buchanan
Mr. Calhoun
Mr. Crittenden
Mr. Conrad

Mr. Cuthbert

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Mr. Graham
Mr. Henderson
Mr. King

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Mr. Merrick

Mr. Miller

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294

294, 299

307, 311, 312, 313
293, 294, 306, 313, 326
293, 294
293, 299, 304, 305
Mr. Walker, 294, 304, 307, 313, 314, 315

Mr. Rives

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326
Mr. Woodbury
- 293
Mr. Wright
294
DeKalb, Maj. Gen. Baron, deceased, bill for
the relief of the legal representatives
of
- 370
Detroit, Michigan, joint resolution in relation
to certain property purchased for the
United States in the city of 377, 383
District of Columbia. (See Banks-Infants-
Imprisonment for debt.)

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bills reported from the Committee on the, 141
148, 169, 226, 267, 275
Distribution to the States, concerning
- 157
Docks, floating or dry, debate concerning the
erection of a, at New York, 322,-327, 328
377

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Drawbacks on foreign merchandise exported
in original packages to Chihuahua
and Santa Fe, in Mexico, 50, 62, 74, 89

95
generally on goods exported in original
packages
- 261
Duties, joint resolution concerning reciprocal - 229
bill for the remission of, on railroad
iron
238, 372, 393
E.
Elections, contested, bill relating to the taking
of testimony in cases of

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363

·

Enlistments in the army, navy, and marine
corps, bill to regulate 127, 133, 175
Evans, George S., of Maine, 20, 37, 45, 47, 54
61, 63, 79, 81, 89, 94, 103, 110, 11.
113, 118, 127, 141, 142, 147, 149, 152
153, 157, 158, 164, 166, 175, 181, 182
185, 186, 188, 192, 198, 205, 206, 219
226, 227, 229, 237, 238, 243, 244, 251
311
261, 263, 275, 280, 292, 304, 308,
320, 321, 322, 325, 326, 327, 328, 336
340, 342, 345, 353, 362, 363, 364, 366
371, 377, 379, 380, 382, 387, 390, 391
392, 393
resolutions by
255, 288, 341
remarks on his resolution on the subject
of the tariff, the currency, economy,
and retrenchment

·

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255, 276, 281
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the
· 187
Petersburg Railroad Co.
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267
268, 315
remarks concerning the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right of
'search
334
remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, 363
- 364
remarks on the navy pension bill
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 390
remarks on the appropriation to pay for
printing the Compendium of the Sixth
Census
- 381
Exchequer, the bill to modify the several acts
establishing the Treasury Department,
so as to create a board of, 33, 45, 85,
192, 198, 240, 243, 244, 267
petitions, &c., concerning the plan for a
board of, 141, 161, 164, 166, 180, 185
186, 192, 205, 211, 251, 340
Exploring and surveying expedition, bill for
the relief of certain officers of the late, 371
377, 383
Expresses, private, bill to prevent the employ-
ment of, on mail routes, and for the
prevention of frauds on the revenues
of the Post Office Department 111, 211
220, 229, 233, 234, 245, 252, 263
remarks by-
Mr. Conrad
246,
Mr. Henderson
Mr. Huntington

175

253
212, 220, 229

252

Mr. Porter

Mr. Merrick 211, 212, 220, 229, 233
231, 245, 252, 253
229, 245, 252
Mr. Walker
246
Extra allowances to officers of the Government,
bill to prohibit any
362, 383
Expunging resolution, Mr. Bayard's proposi-
tion to rescind.
39, 46, 328, 341
Mr. Benton's amendment to

41

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F.
Fillebrown, Thomas, bill for the relief of
Fine. (See Jackson.)
Finance, Committee on, bills reported from
the, 79, 111, 118, 127, 141, 147, 166, 229
238, 244, 251, 292, 304, 320, 325, 340
350, 362, 371, 377, 387
reports from the -
325, 326
Florida militia. (See Claims.)

bill making appropriations for the com-
pletion of the public buildings in 371
Foreign Relations, Committee on, bills reported
from 100, 206, 275, 326, 363, 371
resolution instructing the
104
- 206
reports from
Fort Gibson, concerning an appropriation for 364
Fortifications, bill making appropriations for
certain -
340, 364
Frank, bill to authorize the chief clerk to the
Secretary of State to frank official doc-
uments

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252

·

Franking privilege, petitions and resolutions of
the State Legislatures on the subject
and the bill to correct the abuse and
to regulate the use of the, 111, 133, 157

·

192, 364
Fremont, Lieut., his expedition to the Rocky
Mountains, and Mr. Linn's remarks
upon
389
Fulton, Robert, bill for the relief of the heirs of, 280
320
Fulton, W. S., of Arkansas, 40, 41, 45, 46, 50
54, 63, 74, 112, 127, 133, 148, 153, 162
261,

262
105

remarks on the Oregon bill

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