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Florida war, a bill making further appropriations for,
1299; passed.
banks; a resolution instructing the Judiciary Corn-
mittee to inquire into the character and condi-
tion of the banking institutions, 1447. -
a bill prohibiting the incorporating of banks in
Florida, without the sanction of Congress, &c.
also, resolution on the subject; both passed, 1863.
Foreign relations; a letter of Mr. Clay, chairman of the
committee on this subject, to the Secretary of
State, with his reply, laid on the table, and or-
dered to be printed, 464. -
Foreign paupers; a resolution in relation to foreign pau-
pers, 1378.
Fortification on Lake Champlain; a resolution proposing
the survey of a site for the work, 614.
Fortification bill taken up, 592, 1428; passed, 1592.
from the House, reported with amendments, 1877;
passed.
France and the United States; (see United States.)
Free negroes; a memorial from Dauphin county, Penn-
sylvania, praying for an appropriation to re-
move such to Africa, 442.
French affairs; sundry resolutions proposed and adopted,
calling on the President for information in rela-
tion to them, 366.
French and Neapolitan indemnities; a bill to anticipate
their payment, 1881; negatived, 1882.
Frigate Philadelphia, a bill to reward the recaptors of,
1647; passed.
Globe newspaper, Mr. Webster's complaints against,
93.

Grant, Joseph; a bill to extend his patent right for ma-
king hat bodies, 1864; passed, 1910.

Haight, Stephen, re-elected assistant doorkeeper, 8.

Hale, Captain Nathan; a memorial from the citizens of
New Haven, praying that a monument may be
erected to his memory, 323.

Harbor bill, for the improvement of certain harbors, &c.,
1383; taken up, 1930; passed, 1935.

Hemp, a soon proposing a duty on all imported,
1397.

Hill, Hon. Isaac, the resignation of his seat, 1616.
Hospitals on the Ohio river; a memorial of the General
Assembly of Indiana on this subject, 56.
Hull, Commodore Isaac; a bill for his relief, 58.
Incendiary publications; a proposition for referring the
subject to a select committee, 26; agreed to, 33.
report of the committee, accompanied by a bill to
prevent the circulation of such publications,
383; bill taken up, 1093. -
a bill prohibiting postmasters from transmitting
incendiary publications, 1374; taken up, 1675;
rejected, 1737.
Indian claims, speculations in; a memorial from Missis-
sippi, 100.
ho a bill for suppressing them, 103; passed,
appropriations; a bill making appropriations for
the expenses of the Indian department; (see
Appropriations.)
Insolvent debtors, a report from the Treasury Depart-
ment concerning, 34.
Journals, a resolution to inquire into the expediency of
providing proper measures for the safe keeping
of, 970; laid on the table, 977.
Judiciary; a bill supplementary to the act to amend the
judicial system of the United States, 59; passed,
65. -
Kane, Hon. Elias K, from Illinois, his death announced, 7.
Land, a bill to grant gratuities of, to certain States; laid
on the table, 1876.
Lands; a bill to provide for the adjustment of the claims
to lands therein mentioned, 11.

Lands; to appropriate, for a limited time, the proceeds of
land sales, 48; motion to take it up, 810; con.
sideration resumed, 1172; ordered to be en-
grossed, 1313.
the committee on, moved to be discharged from
certain petitions for rights of pre-emption, &c.,
3O3.
two bills on the subject of pre-emption rights,836.
a bill to reduce and graduate the price of public
lands, 1028.
resolution authorizing the payment of the ex-
penses incurred by the committee of last Con-
gress, in their investigation of certain frauds,
1199.
a bill to change the mode of conducting the sales
of the public lands, 1697; postponed indefinite-
, ly, 1870.
Land Office; a bill to reorganize the General Land Office,
1676.

Lake Champlain; resolution directing the Secretary of
War to cause a survey to be made for a sortifi-
cation, 1199.
Library of Count Bourtoulin; a resolution directing the
Library Committee to inquire into the expedi-
ency of purchasing it, 578; agreed to.
Lieber, Professor; his memorial in relation to his statisti.
cal work, 1198.
logo a bill making appropriations for them,
1930.
Louisville and Portland canal, a bill to author'ze the
Food States to purchase the private stock of,
J Öy.
Lowrie, Walter, Esq, re-elected Clerk of the Senate, 8.
McCartney, John; a bill for his relief, 934; passed.
Madison, James, his death announced, by a message
from the President, 1911; resolutions of respect
to his memory, 1914.
Mail contracts; resolution instructing the Post Office
Committee to inquire into the expediency of
authorizing contracts to be made with railroad
companies, 847.
Maine boundary; resolutions of the Legislature of Massi:
chusetts, in relation thereto, 958.
Maine resolutions, on the subject of abolition, 1109.
Manning, o Hon. Richard J., his death announced,
1384.
Marine corps, a bill to regulate and increase the pay of
its officers, 1877.
Marshall, Humphrey; an unfavorable report of the Com-
mittee on Pensions was moved to be recon-
sidered, 1780; reconsidered, 1854; and the re-
port of the committee concurred in.
Massachusetts claims, a joint resolution respecting, 464.
Meade, ltichard W., a bill for the settlement of the
claim of his executrix: passed, 1872.
Melville, David; a petition complaining of his removal
from office, 1177.
Metropos a memorial for a recharter thereof,

Mexico; a bill to carry into effect the treaty with that
Power, 1427; passed.
*lichigan applies for admission as a state, in a message
from the President, 5.
credentials from its senators presented, 6; ques:
tion considered, 8, 36; agreed to, 41. -
memorial asking to be admitted into the Union
presented, 282; referred to the committee on
the Michigan matters, 290.
bill for the admission of Michigan into the Union,
1906; passed.
school, lands; a bill supplementary to the bill to
establish the northern boundary of Ohio, and
for the admission of Michigan into the Union,
1737; passed.

Michigan Senators; resolution for paying them agreed
to, 1789.
a bill to provide for the execution of the laws of
the United States in Michigan, 1876; passed.
Military land warrants, a bill to extend the time for issu.
ing scrip for, 970.
Mint; (see Bullion.)
Missouri land claims, a memorial respecting, 799.
a bill confirming the claims of, 964; passed.
a bill granting a certain quantity of land to, for
internal improvements, 1120; laid on the table,
1123. -
Narragansett bay, resolutions of Legislature of Rhode
Island respecting, 1787.
resolution directing the Commissioners of the
Navy Board to report a plan for a navy estab-
lishment in do., 1793; agreed to.
National defence; resolutions offered by Mr. Benton,
392; agreed to, 577.
Naval service; a bill for the enlistment of boys, 1413;
passed.
Naval academy; a bill to establish one, 1453.
Navy; (see .3ppropriation.)
a bill for organizing the navy, 1855; laid on the
table, 1857; taken up, 1872; ordered to be en-
grossed, 1875. -
, Naudain, lo. Arnold, from Delaware, resigns his seat,

New Hampshire resolutions in favor of the expunging
resolution, 1108.
New Orleans custom-house; presentments of its dilapida-
ted state, 534.
New York; a resolution instructing the Committee of Fi-
nance to inquire what measures should be
adopted by Congress in relation to the late fire
there, 13.
memorials on same subject, 46, 391.
a bill for the relief of the sufferers by the fire,
103; considered, 114; passed; 129; an amenda.
tory bill from the House of IRepresentatives;
passed, 1092,
a bill to extend the relief of the act now in exist-
ence to the sufferers, 1875; passed.
Northeast boundary of the United States; a message
from the President on the subject, 1779; cor.
respondence on the subject ordered to be
printed, 1864.
Ohio; report from Secretary of War respecting the
- boundary line of that State, 6.
a bill to define the northern boundary line of, 14;
report on do., 663.
a joint resolution respecting do., 35.
resolutions in favor of expunging the journal,
1921.
Officers; a bill to repeal the first and second sections of
the act limiting the terms of certain officers
therein named, 52; passed, 367.
Order, questions of, 74, 141, 209, 414, 494, 556, 835,
1525, 1782.
Page, Hon. John, from New Hampshire, took his seat,
in the place of Mr. Hill, resigned, 1759.
Paper currency; a resolution directing the Secretary of
the Treasury to inquire of the deposite banks
in relation to the circulation of small notes, 1857.
Patent laws; a resolution referring the subject of amend-
ing them, 42; agreed to.
Office; a bill to provide for the erection of a build-
ing for it, 1853; considered and passed, 1898.
Patriotic Bank, a memorial from, for a recharter, 34.
Paymasters; a Lill to authorize the appointment of three
additional ones, 1463. -
Pension bill, which grants half pay to the widows and
orphans of those who die in the service of the
United States, 1929.

Post Office accounts; a communication from the Postmas-
ter General, 1048.
the bill changing the organization of the Post Of.
fice Department, 1769.
Post routes; a joint resolution for the establishment of
certain post routes in Missouri and Arkansas,
578.
Pre-emption claims, a bill to extend the time for receiv-
ing the proof of, 1696; laid on the table, 1698;
rejected, 1742.
President's annual message received, 4; (see Appendix.)
message in relation to French affairs, 163.
on the mediation of Great Britain in relation to
our difference with France, 390.
concerning sale of lands in the vicinity of Fort
Wayne, 471.
with the result of the mediation of Great Britain,
580.
respecting French spoliations, 662.
on discriminating duties with Portugal, 679,
in relation to Mexico, 1409. -
informing Congress that France had paid the four
instalments, in fulfilment of the treaty, 1426.
with a communication from B. F. Curry, and the
response of Samuel Gwin, 1658.
returning the bill appointing a day for the annual
meeting of Congress, with constitutional objec-
tions, 1757.
enclosing a report from the Secretary of State, in
relation to Texas, 1871.
President pro tem., Mr. King, from Alabama, appointed,
1914; his address on the occasion.
Printing; a report of the committee on the contingent
fund, to whom had been referred a resolution
on the subject, 590.
Protection of the frontiers; (see Defence.)
Public deposites; a bill to regulate them, 52; taken up,
1383; modified, 1577; passed, 1845.
a supplementary bill, 1913; passed.
Railroad contracts; a report from the Post Office Com-
mittee, 1101; subject considered, 1199.
Revenue laws, a bill concerning cases of appeals arising
under, 46.
a resolution proposing a reduction of the revenue,
52.
a resolution directing the surplus revenue to be
sct apart for the general defence of the coun-
try, 4625.
Rescinding resolution, offered in place of the expunging
resolution, 1427; taken up, 1884; negatived,
1897.
Ripley, General; a bill to audit and settle his accounts,
1676; referred to the Committee on Pensions.
Royall, Mrs. Ann; report of the Committee of Claims,
unfavorable to her petition, was laid on the
table, 1936. .
School lands; a bill to authorize the relinquishment of
the 16th section of public lands, and to substi-
tute other lands, 389; passed.
Secretary of State's communication, enclosing a corre-
spondence on French affairs, 168.
Senators, a list of, 1.
Senate chamber; a report in relation to alterations in the
Senate chamber, 3.
Shackford, John, re-elected Sergeant-at-arms, 8.
Sheppard, Moses, a bill for the relief of, 580; rejected.
Sick and disabled seamen; a motion was made to recon-
sider a bill in addition to an act for providing for
this description of persons, 1738; which was
agreed to, and the bill was amended and passed.
Slavery in the District of Columbia; petitions on the sub-
ject, 72; subject discussed, 185, 471, 636, 664,
1199.
Arkansas; petitions against admitting the Stats
into the Union except on certain conditions,
1134, 1277.
Smith, Hon. Nathan, from Connecticut; his death an-
nounced, 4.
Smithsonian institution; the President communicates cer-
tain papers relative to this institution, 13.
a joint resolution authorizing the President to ap-
point an agent, &c., 63; taken up, 385.
a bill for the same purpose, 1374; passed, 1378.
Spain; (see Treaty.)
Specie payments; a bill for the payment of revolutionary
and other pensioners of the United States, 999.
resolution proposing that nothing but gold and
silver ought to be received in payment of pub-
lic lands, 1254.
Statuary; resolution in relation to statues for the east
front of the Capitol, 1313; agreed to, 1318.
Stockton and Stokes, a bill for relief of, 1448; passed.
Surplus revenue, bank stock, and national defence; sun-
dry resolutions, 106.
Suspension of the rules; a suspension of the 17th rule
proposed by the House of Representatives;
and, after amendment, agreed to, 1937.
Texas; proceedings of a meeting at Cincinnati, in
favor of acknowledging the independence of
Texas, 1286.
several memorials praying Congress to acknowl-
edge the independence of the country, 1414,
1455.
proceedings of a meeting in Warren county, Mis-
sissippi, 1525. -
a memorial from Shelby county, Kentucky, pray-
ing for its recognition, 1759.
resolutions of Legislature of Connecticut, on the
same subject, 1759.
report of the Committee on Foreign Relations,
concluding with a resolution in favor of ac-
knowledging its independence, &c., 1846; ta-
ken up, 1915; resolution unanimously adopted,
1928.
report from the Secretary of State on the subject,
1871.
prog. of a meeting of citizens at Nashville,
1877.
Tobacco trade; a resolution requesting the President to
open a negotiation with France on the subject,
1381.
Transfer drafts; a resolution calling on the Secretary of
the Treasury for information on this subject,
1209; agreed to, 1213.
proposition for printing an extra number of copies
of the Secretary of the Treasury’s report on the
subject, 1409; agreed to, 1412.
Transfers of public money; a resolution on the subject,
1464; agreed to, 1479.
Treasury, Secretary of, his annual report, 4; (see .4p-
pendir.)
Treaty with Spain; a bill giving effect to the 8th article
of the treaty of 1819, 1154; taken up, 1426;
and passed.
a proposition for appointing a board of commis-
sioners, 1647; modified by appointing one in-
stead of three commissioners, 1694.
Turnpike from Zanesville to Maysville, memorials in favor
of, 1153.
Tyler, Hon. John; his resignation, 636.
United States and France; resolutions calling on the
President for information on the difficulties ex-
isting between the two countries, 104.
Vermont; a memorial praying for the abolition of slavery
in the District of Columbia, 300.
militia; a bill to provide payment for their servi-
ces, 1339; passed.

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Wetmore, Alphonso, petition of; the Committee of Claims

discharged from its further consideration, from
the disrespectful terms in which it is expressed,
1457.
Wildman, Hon. Zalmon, of the House of Representa.
tives; his death announced, 7.
Wisconsin, bill to establish a Territorial Government in,
978; passed, 1124; a conference with the House
of Representatives on an amendment, 1177; the
Senate receded from its disagreement to the
amendment.
bill to create the office of surveyor of public
lands in the Territory, 1913; passed.
Yeas and nays, on a resolution to supply the Senators
with newspapers, 54.
the judiciary bill, 63, 65.
regulations of the Senate chamber, 7.1, 72.
bill for limiting the terms of office, 104, 367.
o: relief of sufferers by the New York fire,
on reference of the Michigan memorial, 289.
resolution for admitting certain persons into the
Senate, 532.
resolutions in relation to national defence, 572.
bill for relief of Moses Sheppard, 580.
Cumberland road bill, 722, 724, 725, 802, 803.
referring the proceedings of a convention in Ar-
kansas, 782. -
Ohio boundary, 785, 799.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 787, 804, 810.
land bill, 810, 811, 333.
bill for relief of the corporations of the District
of Columbia, 964, 977, 1452.
resolution for the safe keeping of the journal, 977.
adjournment resolution, 981.
bill for graduating the price of public lands, 1032.
bill for the admission of Michigan, 1046, 1047,
1048, 1050.
bill for the admission of Arkansas, 1056.
bill for payment of revolutionary pensioners, 1094.
granting land to Missouri, 1125,
establishing the Territory of wisconsin, 1177.
relief of the representatives of Colonels Bond and
Douglass, 1254.
Mr. Clay's land bill, 1254, 1301, 1302, 1305,
1306, 1308, 1313, 1396.
navy appropriation bill, 1299, 1427.
Smithsonian legacy bill, 1378.
harbor bill, 1383, 1384.
fortification bill, 1524, 1550, 1576, 1592.
the bill to reward the recaptors of the frigate
Philadelphia, 1649.
cases of B. F. Curry and S. Gwin, 1668.
the bill to prohibit the circulation of incendiary
publications, 1675, 1737.
“goos the charters of the District banks, 1695,
bill for extending the time for receiving proof of
certain pre-emption claims, 1696, 1697, 1698,
1742.
the bill supplementary to the bill to establish the
northern boundary of Ohio, and for the admis-
sion of Michigan into the Union, 1739.
proposition for increasing the army, 1757.
bill to regulate the deposite of the public moneys,
1766, 1768, 1778, 1780, 1783, 1784, 1785,
1786, 1787, 1845,

Yeas and nays, on the bill to change the organization of Yeas and nays, on the bill to anticipate the payment of the

the Post Office Department, 1851.
bill to increase the military peace establishment,

1853.
report on the petition of Humphrey Marshall, 1854.
bill for organizing the navy, 1857, 1875.
bill for building a Patent Office, 1866.
bill to change the mode of conducting the sales of

the public lands, 1867, 1870.
bill to grant gratuities of land to certain States,

bill to regulate and increase the pay of the offi-
cers of the marine corps, 1877.

on the vetoed bill fixing a day for the annual
meeting of Congress, &c., 1880.

indemnities due under the French and Neapoli-
tan treaties, 1882.
on the bill for establishing armories, arsenals,
&c., 1884, 1909.
rescinding resolution, 1897.
providing for the building of a Patent Office,
1898.

fortification bill, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1910, 1911.
bill granting a patent to Joseph Grant, 1910.
on the pension bill, 1929.
on the Delaware breakwater bill, 1930.
harbor bill, 1935.
Zanesville and Maysville road, a petition in favor of,
1385.

INDEX TO THE NAMES

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OF THE SPEAKERS IN THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE, "ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

Benton, Mr., Missouri, presents the credentials of the
Michigan Senators, 6, 8, 9, S6, 38, 39, 41.
on the recharter of the Patriotic Bank, 34.
Alexandria memorial, 46. -
recharter of the Bank of the Metropolis, 59.
judicial system, 64. -
regulations in the Senate chamber, 69, 71.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 85, 496.
surplus revenue, national defence, &c., 106, 140.
suppression of Indian hostilities, 291.
national defence, 427, 577.
District of Columbia, 468.
Documentary History of District of Columbia, 499.
report on printing, 591.
fortification bill, 593, 615, 1428, 1431, 1432,
1512, 1550, 1551, 1576, 1579, 1582.
Cumberland road bill, 723, 801, 802.
Western boatmen, &c., 750, 751.
Ohio boundary, 784,
deposite banks, 840.
expunging resolution, 722, 877, 1593.
day of adjournment, 963, 979.
safe keeping of the journal, 974.
specie payments, 999, 1005, 1094, 1095, 1097.
bill for the admission of Michigan, 1006, 1008,
1019, 1033.
bill for the admission of Arkansas, 1053.
supplying the mint with bullion, 1090.
grant . to Missouri, 1120, 1121.
incendiary publications, 1155.
appropriating the proceeds of public lands for a
limited time, 1172, 1187, 1247, 1254, 1299,
1302, 1306, 1308, 1311, 1338.
railroad contracts, 1207.
resolution for receiving nothing but gold and sil.
ver for public lands, 1255, 1267.
defence of the frontiers, 1385, 1388, 1393.
general appropriation bill, 1399, 1400, 1401,
1402, 1403, 1407, 1408.
Louisville and Portland canal bill, 1570, 1572,
1673, 1674.
bill for increasing the military establishment, 1637.
the cases of Curry and Gwin, 1658, 1659, 1664.
extending the charters of the District banks,
1686, 1694, 1695, 1698.
bill for regulating the public deposites, 1744,
1764, 1765, 1766, 1767, 1768, 1805,

-

Benton, Mr., on bill for establishing the currency of the

constitution, 1745.

bill increasing the army, 1746, 1756, 1852, 1853.

bill to establish armories, arsenals, &c., 1882.

on acknowledging the independence of Pexas,
1920

setting apart the surplus revenue for the defence
of the country, 4625, 4631.

making an appropriation for the Cumberland road,
4638.

report on public lands, 4655, 4656.
Black, Mr., Mississippi, on the judicial system, 59, 64.
memorial on speculations in Indian claims, 100,102.
Documentary History of District of Columbia, 499.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 636.
Cumberland road, 724, 725.
deposite banks, 847.
Missouri land claims, 967.
Mr. Clay's land bill, 1174, 1286.
general appropriation bill, 1401, 1402.
on suspending the sale of Choctaw lands, 1412.
District of Columbia, 1452.
regulating the public deposites, 1745, 1786.
Brown, Mr., North Carolina, on incendiary publications,
33.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 90, 95,731.
national defence, 447.
Ohio-boundary, 783, 784.
Maine abolition resolutions, 1110, 1113, 1115,
1116.
Mr. Clay's land bill, 1306.
affairs of Texas, 1420, 1531.
Buchanan, Mr., Pennsylvania, on incendiary publications,
28, 1722, 1732, 1736.
Michigan Senators, 41.
the judicial system, 59, 62,64.
regulations in the Senate chamber, 70.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 82, 302, 496,
679, 780. -
memorial of Caln quarterly meeting, 99.
bill to relieve the sufferers by fire at New York,
125, 129.
the United States and France, 168, 177.
resolution for national defence, 325.
memorial from Dauphin county, in relation to free
negroes, 442.
national defence, 576,

Buchanan, Mr., on the Cumberland road, 635.

Ohio and Michigan boundary, 664.
admission of Arkansas as a State, 934.
day of adjournment, 963.
specie payments, 1004, 1005.
admission of Michigan, 1011, 1037.
admission of Arkansas, 1653.
railroad contracts, 1203.
bill o the relief of Colonels Bond and Douglass,
1253.
on slavery in Arkansas, 1277.
statuary for the east front of the Capitol, 1313,
1314, 1315.
Smithsonian legacy bill, 1377.
defence of the frontiers, 1394, 1505, 1508.
general appropriation bill, 1402.
the affairs of Texas, 1422, 1536, 1916.
fortification bill, 1432.
bill for the relief of Stockton and Stokes, 1448.
additional paymasters, 1463.
bill to regulate the public deposites, 1635, 1777,
1783, 1785, 1800, 1858,
bill for changing the organization of the Post Of.
fice Department, 1770, 1851.
bill supplementary to the act for admitting Michi-
gan, 1781
bill for organizing the navy, 1856, 1857, 1874,
1875.
bill to regulate and increase the pay of the ossi-
cers of the marine corps, 1877.
bill making an appropriation for the Cumberland
road, 4633.

Calhoun, Mr., South Carolina, on incendiary publica-

tions, 26, 27, 383, 385, 1108, 1136, 1160,
1162, 1675, 1721, 1729.
reduction of the revenue, 52, 54, 55.
regulations in the Senate chamber, 67,68, 69, 70.
slavery in the District of Columbia, 72, 95, 201,
207, 208, 209, 210, 302, 471, 482, 494, 496,
551, 578, 579, 765, 804.
memorial of Caln quarterly meeting, 100.
bill for relief of the sufferers by the New York
fire, 115, 127.
United States and France, 169.
Michigan memorial, 286, 287.
District of Columbia, 469, 470, 964, 1450.
national defence, 571, 572, 577.
“olis post routes in Missouri and Arkansas,
578.
deposite banks, 842, 843, 1383.
keeping safe the journal, 970.
graduating the price of public land, 1028.
specie payments, 1096, 1097, 1099.
bill to regulate public deposites, 1101, 1616,
1745, 1763, 1764, 1765, 1766, 1767, 1778,
1781, 1783, 1800, 1845, 1858.
railroad contracts, 1101, 1102, 1205.
Maine abolition resolutions, 1109, 1110, 1111,
1113, 1114, 1115.
grant of land to Missouri, 1123.
petition of David Melville, 1177, 1183, 1184.
petition of Professor Lieber, 1198.
bill for the relief of representatives of Colonels
Bond and I)ouglass, 1253.
receiving specie only for public land, 1271, 1274.
*; for the east front of the capitol, 1314,
1318.
Smithsonian legacy bill, 1376, 1377.
harbor bill, 1383.
eneral appropriation bill, 1408.
§. bill, 1446, 1550, 1551, 1579, 1903,
1905, 1910. -
Indian bill, 1459, 1461.

Calhoun, Mr., on the defence of the frontiers, 1463,

1503, 1504, 1505, 1507, 1511.
his réport from conference committee on the vol.
unteer bill, 1523.
recognition of Texas, 1531, 1535.
the cases of Curry and G win, 1659, 1662, 1667.
on increasing the army, 1756, 1853.
bill to change the mode of selling the public
lands, 1867.
establish armories, arsenals, &c., 1882, 1884.
acknowledging the independence of Texas, 1916.

Clay, Mr., Kentucky, on the admission of the Senators

from Michigan, 8.
his distribution land bill, 48, 1172, 1174, 1176,
1248, 1283, 1285, 1288, 1303, 1310.
reduction of the revenue, 54, 55.
memorial of Caln quarterly meeting, 100.
speculations in Indian claims, 101.
the United States and France, 103, 588.
bill for the relief of the sufferers by the New
York fire, 115, 126, 782.
for the suppression of Indian hostilities, 290.
incendiary publications, 385, 1093, 1728.
school lands, 390.
District of Columbia, 467.
fortification bill, 614, 1993, 1906, 1910.
Cumberland road, 615, 623, 628, 722, 724, 801,
803.
Western boatmen, &c., 748, 749.
slavery in the loistrict of Columbia, 786.
deposite banks, 840.
Maine boundary, 962. -
day of adjournment, 962, 981.
Missouri land claims, 965.
bill for graduating the price of public lands, 1028,
1030.
admission of Michigan, 1046, 1047.
specie payments, 1095, 1996.
grant of land to Missouri, 112:.
petitions against slavery in Arkansas, 1154, 1135.
petition of David Melville, 1178.
railroad contracts, 1206.
bill for the relief of representatives of Colonels
Bond and Douglass, 1252, 1253.
statuary for the east front of the Capitol, 1317.
defence of the frontiers, 1387.
oh imposing a duty on all imported hemp, 1397,
1393, 1399.
treaty with Spain, 1427, 1647.
Louisville and Portland canal, 1673.
Michigan school lands, &c., 1737, 1738.
pre-emption claims, 1741.
increasing the army, 1756, 1832.
bill providing for sick and disabled seamen, 1759.
memorial from Shelby county, praying for recog.
nition of Texas, 1759.
for regulating the public deposites, 1784, 1845,
1859, 1870.
Northeastern boundary of the United states,
1779, 1864.
report on acknowledging the independence of
Texas, 1846, 1871.
Post Office bill, 1851.
bill for building a Patent Office, 1866.
bill to change the mode of selling the public land,
1869.
petition from Kentucky, in favor of the American
Colonization Society, 1901.
acknowledging the independence of Texas, 1915.

Clayton, Mr., Delaware, on the admission of the Senators

from Michigan, 10.
fixing the commencement and close of the scs.
sions, 45.

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