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Revenue Officers, resolution for the appointment

Sewall, Mr., remarks of, on the bill making an
of a committee to report on the measures

appropriation for prosecuting the claims a
necessary to enforce the payment of money

American citizens for property captured by
due from, laid on the table

1687

the belligerant Powers
resolution instructing the committee to report Ship timber, resolution for prohibiting the export-
by bill or otherwise

2079
ation of, laid on the table

2154
Committee on Commerce and Manufactures

Ships or vessels, a bill in addition to the act con-
instructed to report what alteration should

cerning the registering and recording of
be made in the compensation allowed to - 1746
Revisal and Unfinished Business, a committee of,

presented

passed
appointed

1591 Sinking Fund, report of the Commissioners of the,
Rhode Island College, a report on the petition of

received and referred to the Committee of
the corporation of, committed to Committee

Ways and Means -

- 1996
of the Whole

2131

Sitgreaves, Mr., remarks of, on the answer to the
Road from Virginia to the Northwestern Territory,

President's Addiess - 1618, 1652, 1659
a petition for cutting a new road presented

Slaves, debate on the resolution for laying a tax on 1933
and referred -

- 1601
resolution agreed to -

1941
Robertson, John, report from the Secretary of State

a petition from sundry manumitted slaves - 2015
on the petition of

2326

debate on the question of receiving the peti-
report referred to a select committee - 2327

tion

. 2018
bill authorizing payment of claim of, passed - 2353

House refuse to receive it

. 2024
Rules of the House, a committee appointed to in- Smith, Mr. W., remarks of, on the answer to the
quire what further rules are necessary - 1817

President's Address

- 1624
report of the committee

· 1873

on the resolution for relief to the sufferers by
Rutherford, Mr., remarks of, on the answer to the

fire at Savannah

- 1713, 1724
President's Address

- 1635

on the resolutions respecting the balances due
S.
by the individual States -

1751
Savannah, Georgia, a resolution for granting relief

on the subject of additional revenue, 1843 1909
to the sufferers by fire at, laid on the table 1696

on indirect taxes

- 2180, 2253
motion to take up the resolution negatived - 1711 Smith, Mr. S., remarks of, on indirect taxes 2256, 2264
debate on another motion to take up resolution 1712 Smith, George, report of the Secretary of State on
motion negatived

- 1714
the petition of

2326
debate on the motion to discharge the Com.

referred to a select committee
mittee of the Whole from further considera-

bill authorizing the payment of the claim of,
tion of the subject -
- 1714 passed -

2353
motion for discharging the Committee lost,

Snuff and refined Sugar, a bill to suspend in part
and a motion for going into consideration

the act laying duties on, reported
1716

passed

Soap and Candles, report on the petitions of sun-
resolution

- 1718
dry manufacturers of

2249
motion negatived

1721 Spirits. (See Distilled Spirits.)
the resolution disagreed to

- 1727 Spoliations, report from the Secretary of State on
Scollacuttaw, or Hanging Maw, a report on the

the subject of, laid on the table

2320
petition of the widow of -

2333 Sprigg, Mr., remarks of, on the establishment of
Sears, John, memorial of, presented and referred

a National University at the seat of Gov.
to the Committee of Claims
· 1694

- 1700, 1702
a bill for the relief of, reported

- 1696 Standing Rule, relative to the presentation of me-
passed

1712 morials and petitions, reported and laid on
Secretary of the Treasury, a resolution directing

the table

1873
him to lay before the House, at stated pe-

standing order adopted

. 2199
riods, certain statements of duties and

State Debts, Mr. Gallatin's statement relative to
drawbacks, laid on the table
- 1873 the assumption of

1813
taken up and agreed to
2353 Statement of exports

- 2107
resolution calling on him for information re-

of the Messrs. Baring & Co.

. 2241
lative to certain sums of money appropria-

Suability of States. (See Constitution. )
ted for the expenses of foreign intercourse,

Swanwick, Mr., remarks of, on the answer to the
laid on the table

2289
President's Aldress

1620, 1629
a resolution calling on him for annual state-

on the subject of additional revenue . 1852
ments of the expenditures on account of

on direct taxes

1885, 1928
the Military Establishment, agreed to - 2354

on indirect taxes

2170, 2260
debate on the motion for calling on him for
Swift, Mr., remarks of, on direct taxes

1915
information relative to the accounts of Ed.

Symmes, John Cleves, motion to commit the re-
mund Randolph, and the measures taken to

port of the Attorney General on the con-
obtain a settlement of the same

2354

tract made with, to the Committee of the
motion carried -

2358
Whole

• 1695
resolution calling on him for a statement of

a memorial from him, praying fulfilment of the
the merchandise imported into the United

contract, presented

- 1704
States during the years 1795, 1796, and

report of the Attorney General referred to a
parts of 1797, agreed to

2367
select committee

. 1818

motion for adding Lexington, (va.) to the

ernment

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Symmes, John C.--continued.

White, Hugh L., report of the committee on the
report of the committee

2106
petition of, agreed to

- 2154
resolution reported by the committee, agreed Williams, Mr., remarks of, on the answer to the
to, and a bill pursuant thereto ordered to

President's Address

1633
be brought in

2167
on bill for organizing the Militia

1688
a bill for the grant of certain lands to, re-

on the resolutions respecting the balances due
ported -

2199
by the individual States

1747
ordered to the third reading

. 2247
on direct taxes

1896 to 1901
a concise history of the claim

.2247

on the bill for regulating the Military Esta-
the bill passed

2249
blishment

2079
T.
on indirect taxes

2259, 2279
Taxes. (See Direct and Indirect Taxes.)
23 Tellers, appointment of -

2064 Yeas and Nays, on the resolution for relief of the
Tennessee, a bill for giving effect to the laws of the

sufferers by fire at Savannah

1727
United States within said State received,

on the first of the resolutions respecting the
read twice, and committed

1873

balances due by the individual States 1810
amendment proposed

1942 on the previous question on an amendment
amendment agreed to, and the bill ordered

offered by Mr. Kitchell to the above-men-
to be engrossed

1943
tioned resolutions -

1812
bill passed

· 1965

on the resolution for laying a tax on lands 1933
amendment disagreed to by the Senate · 1983 on the resolution for laying a tax on slaves - 1941
consideration of the disagreement of the Sen-

on sundry motions relative to the bill for reg-
ate

· 1985

ulating the Military Establishment 1981, 1982
the House insists on the amendment, and the

on an amendment to the report of the Com-
Senate recede

· 1986

mitee of Elections in the case of Mr. Var-
Thanks of the House voted to the Speaker 2368

1984
Treasury Reports, sundry, referred to the Commit-

on sundry amendments to the report respect-
tee of Ways and Means -

1672

ing the compensation of public officers - 2010
(See, also, Secretary of the Treasury.)

2012, 2013
Turner, Judge, a petition from him requesting to

on the question of agreeing to the report rela-
be allowed a hearing on the charges against

tive to the renewal of lost certificates of
him, laid on the table
2166 certain descriptions

2078
report on the petition laid on the table 2320 on the bill for increasing the salaries of cer-
U.

2105

tain Government officers
Unfinished Business, committee of, appointed

on sundry questions relative to the report re-
- 1591

specting the Naval Armament 2148, 2149, 2160
a report of the committee

- 1592

on the resolution for granting a sum of money

to the widow and children of John de
Neufville

2163
Varnum, Mr. J. B., remarks of, on the subject of
direct taxes

1879 to 1885

on the bill respecting the duties on distilled
spirits -

2162
report of the Committee of Elections, declar-
ing him to have been duly elected, laid on

on an amendment to the bill for completing
the table

. 1913

the frigates United States, Constellation
and Constitution -

2208
. 1984
taken up and amended
further consideration of the report

. 1986

on the bill to authorize the President to apply
agreed to, as amended

a further sum of money to defray the ex-

1987
Vice President, a communication received from

penses of the negotiation with the Dey and
him

2246
- 2105

Regency of Algiers
a committee of conference appointed on the

on an amendment to the bill laying additional

2280
disagreeing votes of the two Houses as to

duties on certain articles of impost
the manner of informing him of his elec-

on the passage of said bill

- 2289
tion

- 2110

on the bill providing for the remission of pen-
alties in certain cases

2292
report of the Committee

- 2111
Votes, a list of, for President and Vice President 2096

on the bill making an appropriation for prose-

cuting the claims of American citizens for
W.

property captured by the belligerant Pow-
Washington, George, the franking privilege for life

2310
granted to him

2327

on the bill for accommodation of the Presi-
Ways and Means, a committee of
, appointed - 1668
dent

2319
White, Rt. Rev. Bishop, elected Chaplain to the

on the bill for completing the frigates 2351
Senate

1600 on the question of concurring in the amend-
White, Hugh L., consideration of the report of

ment of the Senate to the bill making ap-
the Secretary of War on petition of 1737, 1741 propriations for the Military and Naval
the report and accompanying papers referred

Establishments

2361
to a select committee

1746

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INDEX TO THE APPENDIX.

Page

act con-

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2588

2965

A.

Page.
Accountant of the War Department, an act alter- Circuit Courts in Vermont and Rhode Island, an
ing the compensation of the

2916 act for altering their sessions, and for other
Accounts, an act to provide more effectually for

purposes

- 2917
the settlement of accounts between the Uni- Circuit Courts of the United States, an
ted States and the Receivers of Public Mo-

cerning them

. 9964
ney

2961 City of Washington, act authorizing a loan for the 2900
Act to continue in force, for a limited time, the Claims of American citizens for property captured
acts therein mentioned

2931

by the belligerant Powers, an act making
Acts, public, passed at the 1st session of the 4th

appropriations for prosecuting them 2962
Congress
2881 to 2941 Clerks, an act to regulate the compensation of

2931
at the 2d session

2911 to 2966 an act to revive and continue the above act 2864
Admiralty Proceedings, an act to ascertain fees in 2889 Collectors, an act relative to the compensations
Algiers, an act making appro riations for carrying

and duties of

2918
into effect the Treaty made with the Dey Commissioner of the Revenue, a report from hin
and Regency of

2899

respecting the internal revenues of the
an act authorizing the President to apply a

United States
further sum to the expenses of the negotia- Commissioners of the Federal City, memonal of
tions with

2953

the
American Seamen, an act for the relief and pro-

report on the memorial
tection of

2919 Congress, an act to alter the time for the next
Appropriations, an act making, for the support of

meeting of
Government for the year seventeen hundred Constitution of the United States, a resolution re-
and ninety six

2887

questing the President to adopt some
an act making partial, for the support of the

speedy means of obtaining information
Military Establishment for the year seven-

from certain States, whether they have
teen hundred and ninety six

2887

ratified the amendment proposed to the
an act making, for carrying into effect the

Constitution, respecting the suatility of
Treaty with Great Briiain

2898

States
acts making, for carrying into effect the Trea-

Crimes against the United States, an act to con-
ties with Algiers, Spain, and certain Indian

tinue in force for a limited time, the act in
tribes -

2899 addition to the act for the punishment of
act making further, for the year seventeen

certain

9943
hundred and ninety-six

2938
act making, for the support of the Military

D.
and Naval Establishments for the year
seventeen hundred and ninety-six

2939 Debt, an act for the relief of persons imprisoned
for

2925
an act making, for the support of Government
for the year seventeen hundred and ninety-
Debts of the United States, an act making pro-

9933
2944 vision for the payment of certain
an act making, for the support of the Military Direct taxes, report of the Secretary of the Trea-
and Naval Establishments for the year sev-

sury on the subject of

2635 to 2713
enteen hundred and ninety-seven 2955 Distilled spirits, án act limiting the time for the
Arsenals, report from the Secretary of War on the

allowance of a drawback on domestic, and
measures which have been taken to obtain

for other purposes

- 2938
proper sites for

2569 an act repealing in part the act concerning
Attorney General, an act to augment the compen.

the duties on, and imposing certain duties
sation of the

2942

on the capacity of stills of a certain de.
B.

scription

Domestic debt of the United States, an act for
Baker's Island, (Mass.) an act to authorize the

further extending the time for receiving on
erection of a lighthouse on

2889

loan the
Boston, (Mass.) an act providing for certain
buoys to be placed in the harbor of -

Duties, an act in addition to the act, entitled " An
2963

act supplementary to the act to provide
C.

more effectually for the collection of the
Cape Cod, (Mass.) an act authorizing the erection

duties on goods, wares and merchandise,
of a lighthouse on
- 2904 and on the tonnage of ships or vessels"

9918
Carriages for the conveyance of persons, an act

an act laying duties on carriages for the con:
laying duties on

2921

veyance of persons
Circuit Court for the District of North Carolina,

an act for raising a further sum of money by
an act making certain provisions in regard

additional duties on certain articles inn-
to the

2888

ported, and for other purposes

-

seven

2951

2885, 2963

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Jurors, witnesses, &c., an act for satisfying cer-
Estimates for the year seventeen hundred and

tain demands occasioned by the late insur-
ninety-six

2597 to 2614

rection, and for increasing the compensa-
Evidences of the Public Debt, an act to autho-

tion of jurors, witnesses, &c.

2937
rize the receipt of, in payment for lands of

L.
the United States,
2954

2935
Excise Law, message of the President on the sub-

Land, an act regulating certain grants of,
ject of the opposition to the excise law in
Lands in the Territory northwest of the Ohio, an

2905
the western counties of Pennsylvania,

act providing for the sale of
and other documents on the same subject,

Laws of the United States, an act to amend the
2791 to 2868

act for the more general promulgation of
them,

2941
F.

an act for giving effect to them within the
Farewell. Address, Washington's

2869 to 2880
State of Tennessee

2941
Forfeitures, penalties, &c., an act to provide for

resolution respecting the distribution of five
the mitigation or remission of, in certain

hundred copies of them

2966
cases,

2953

M.
Fortifications, &c., report from the War Depart.
ment on the subject of

2571 Maryland, an act to continue the act declaring the
French affairs, documents, &c., in relation to our

consent of Congress to a certain act of
affairs with France

2713 to 2769
this State

2902
French loans, statement respecting the

2593 Maryland, Georgia, and Rhode Island, an act de-
French spoliations, report on the subject of . 2769 claring the consent of Congress to a cer-
Frigates, statements respecting the progress made

tain act of the State of Maryland, and to
in building them

2574, 2785 continue the act declaring the consent of
names of the oflicers appointed to command

Congress to certain acts of Maryland,
them
2788 Georgia, and Rhode Island

2903
G.

Members of the Senate and the House of Repre-

sentatives of the United States, an act al-
Great Britain, documents, correspondence, &c.,

lowing a certain compensation to them 2885
relative to the Treaty between the United

Memorial of the Commissioners of the Federal
States and

2369 to 2524
City,

- 2585
a copy of the Treaty
2504

2588

report on the memorial
copy of the Explanatory Article

2522
an act making appropriations for carrying

Military Establishment, an act to ascertain and fix
the

2926
the Treaty into effect

2898
Grenville, Lord, Mr. Jay's representation 2397

an act to amend and repeal in part the
above act

2955
reply thereto

2399

Military services, an act regulating the grants of
H.
lands appropriated for

2935
Horses killed in battle, an act allowing compen sa- Military stores, &c., report of the Secretary of
tion to officers of the United States army

War on the subject of

2570
for

2903 Mint of the United States, reports from the Di.
I.
rector of the

2578, 2777
an act respecting the Mint

2916
Indian tribes, an act establishing trading houses

Money, an act for raising a further sum of 2950
with the

2889
an act making appropriations for carrying

N.
into effect the Treaty made with certain - 2899 Naval Armament, an act supplementary to the
an act to regulate trade and intercourse with

act to provide a

2891
them

2909 Naval equipments, statement of the present situa-
Instructions to Mr. Jay

2374

tion of, and the appropriations necessary
Insurrection, papers and documents in relation to

for the

2784 to 2791
the late, in the western counties of Penn-
sylvania,

North Carolina, an act making certain provisions
2791 to 2868

in regard to the circuit court for the district
act making appropriations for satisfying cer-

of

2838
tain demands occasioned by the late 2937
Intercourse with foreign nations, an act making

0.
further provision for the expenses of 2932 Officers, names of those appointed to command
Internal revenues of the United States, report on

the frigates

2788
the subject of the

2627 Officers and soldiers, an act for relief of such as
Invalid pensioners, resolution relative to,

2941

may be wounded or disabled in the actual
Invalid registers, an act providing relief, for a

service of the United States

2887
limited time, in certain cases of,

• 2886

P.
J.

Passports, an act providing, for ships and vessels
Jay, John, credentials of, as Envoy to Great Bri-

of the United States

2935
tain

2369 to 2373 Pension list, an act to authorize the Secretary of
Judicial Courts of the United States, an act to re-

War to place certain persons on the 2892
peal a portion of the act for the establish. Pinckney, Thomas, credentials of, as Envoy to
ment of the, and for other

purposes

2902
Spain

2524

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Post Office and Post Roads, an act in addition to Secretary of War, an act authorizing him to pla
the act to establish the

2957 certain persons on the pension list
President of the United States, an act making pro- Ships and vessels, an act providing passports for
vision for the further accommodation of

an act in addition to the act, entitled “ A:
his household

- 2943 act concerning the registering and record
Proclamation of the President in relation to the

ing of,” and to the act for enrolling and
opposition to the excise law

2796, 2824 licensing those employed in the coasting
Public credit, an act in addition to the act making

trade and fisheries
further provision for the support of, and Snuff and refined sugar, an act to suspend in
for redemption of the public debt

2897

part the act, entitled “An act to alter
Public debt, statement respecting the 2615 to 2626

and amend the act, entitled ' An act lay.
an act to authorize the receipt of the evi-

ing certain duties on”.
dences of, in payınent for lands of the

an act to grant relief in certain cases unda
United States

- 2954

the above act
Society of United Brethren, an act regulating the

grants of land appropriated for the
Quarantine, an act relative to

- 2916 Spain, documents, &c., relative to the treaty be-
R.

tween the United States and Spain
Receipts and Expenditures, an account of, for the

a copy of the treaty
year ending 30th September, 1796 2782
Receivers of Public Money, an act to provide for

an act making appropriations for carrying the

treaty into effect
the settlement of the accounts of 2961 Stills, an act providing relief, for a limited time,
Remission of penalties, an act to provide for, in
certain cases

to the owners of, in certain cases
2953

T.
Report of the Secretary of War on the subject of
sites for arsenals

- 2569 Tennessee, an act for the admission of, into the
in relation to military stores, &c.

- 2570

Union
on the subject of fortifications

2571 an act giving effect to the laws of the United
of the Commissii ner of the Revenue con-

States in this State
cerning the internal revenues of the United Trading houses, an act for the establishment of,
States

2627

with the Indian tribes
of the Secretary of the Treasury on the sub- Treaty. (See Great Britain-Spain.)
ject of direct taxes

2635

W.
of the Secretary of State on French spolia-

Washington, an act to authorize a loan for the
tions

2769
City of Washington

- 1900
of the Director of the Mint
2778 | Washington's Farewell Address

2869 to 2650
of the Commissioners appointed to confor
with the citizens of the western counties

Z.
of Pennsylvania

2801 Zane, Ebenezer, an act to authorize him to locate
Revenue cut'ers, an act making further provision

certain lands in the Territory Northwest of
relative to the

2901
the Ohio

- 9904

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