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INDEX TO THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE.

Abolition in the District of Columbia; a memorial from
% grand jury of Washington county, 507,

^labama and Mississippi; a bill to advance a million dol-
lars on the two per cent. land fund of these
States, 986; bill laid on the table.
Allyn, Captain Francis, a bill to remunerate him for
conveying General Lafayette, in the year 1824,
". . ordered to be engrossed, 988.
*merican Colonization society, memorial for a charter
for it, 564; memorial laid on the table, 568;
motion to take up rejected.
Appropriation bill for the civil and diplomatic expenses
of the Government for the year 1837, read a
third time and passed, 1018. -
Appropriations for the army, navy, Indians, light-houses,
&c., will be found under the several heads of
•Army, Navy, &c.
Arbuckloodine, a bill for his relief, 991; negativ.
eci.
Armory bill; a bill to establish a foundry or armory in
the West or Southwest, arsenals in the states
in which none have yet been established, and
depots for arms in certain States and Territo.
Ties, was ordered to be engrossed, 800; and
- passed.
Belgium; a bill from the House, respecting the duties on
Belgian vessels and their cargoes, was consid.
ered and ordered to its third reading, 800; bill
passed, 806.
Books, on the distribution of, a resolution for distribu-
ting the American State Papers among the new
Senators, 725; laid on the table.
so. oommittee rooms, a resolution for supplying,
- laid on the table, 1010,
Burning of the public buildings; a bill to alter and amend
the act for the punishment of certain crimes
against the United States was considered and
ored to a third reading, 802; bill passed,

Cherokee Indians; a memorial from 2,500 Indians, east
and west of the Mississippi, remonstrating
*gainst a treaty ratified at the last session, as
fraudulent, laid on the table, 1010.
Choctaw reservations; a bill to adjust certain claims to
"eservations of land under the 14th article of
the treaty of 1830, 852; the bill was laid over;
ordered to be engrossed, 872; and afterwards
passed.
coal; petitions praying for a duty on this article, 19.
Commerce and navigation; yearly statement to be made
at the commencement of every session of Con-
É. by Secretary of the Treasury, 5; agreed
to, -
copy-rights to foreigners; an address from a number of
- British authors on the subject, 670; the memo-
rial was laid on the table and ordered to be
printed.
Courts of United States, a memorial praying for a build-
ing for, at Philadelphia, 325.
Cumberland road; a bill for the continuation of the Cum.
berland road in Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, 802;
o to a third reading, 807. (See Road
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Dana, Judah, elected from the State of Maine, to sup-
ply the place of Ether Shepley, resigned, took
his seat, 79.
Deposite banks; a call on the Secretary of the Treasury
for certain information respecting them, 68.
a bill to extend the provisions of the act regula-
ting public deposites, 79; referred to the Com-
mittee on Finance,
Dickins, Asbury, elected Secretary of the Senate, 6.
Distribution question, on the fortification bill, 992; on a
motion to strike out the second section of the
bill, which provided for a deposite of the sur-
plus revenue, on the 1st January next, with
the several States—motion carried, 1008; the
House disagreed to the above amendment; the
Senate insisted on it, and notified the House
accordingly, 1021; the House insisted on its
disagreement, and the Senate, after further
debate, adhered to its vote, by yeas and nays,
1034.
Duties, the reduction of, proposed to be referred to the
Committee on Manufactures, 70.
a bill for the remission of duties on goods destroy-
ed by fire at the late conflagration, in New
York, 847; ordered to a third reading, and
passed. - -
Expunging the journal; notice given by Mr. Benton of
his intention of renewing his motion for this
purpose at an early day, 4; resolution intro-
duced, 198: taken up, 380, 428; agreed to,
504; and the journal was expunged accord-
ingly.
Fxtra session of the Senate, 1035.
Falmouth and Alexandria railroad; a bill to aid the com-
pany to construct their road within the District
of Columbia; the bill was ordered to its third
reading, 1021; and passed.
Foreign emigrants; a memorial from sundry inhabitants
of the State of New York, in relation to Cath-
olic emigrants, referred, 533.
Fortifications, a bill making appropriations for, 779, 794;
ordered to a third reading, 1008; bill lost by
the disagreement of the two Ilouses on an
amendment, 1034.
French and Neapolitan indemnities; a bill to anticipate
the payment of stipulated indemnities, 513; or-
dered to a third reading and passed, 1009.
Goldsborough, Robert H., from Maryland; his death an-
nounced by his colleague, Mr. Kent, 3.
Hall's rifle; a bill to remunerate Captain John H. Hall
for improvements in firearms, 988; bill laid on
the table, 991.
Harbors; a bill making appropriations for certain har-
bors, and for removing obstructions at the
mouths of rivers, 1014; ordered to a third
reading, 1015; and passed.

Inauguration of President Van Buren, a committee of

arrangements appointed for, 992.
Indian appropriation bill for 1837, 893; ordered to a
third reading, and passed.
Johnston, Colonel Philip, the petition of the heirs of, 123.
Kinnard, Mr., a Representative from Indiana; a token of
ons to be worn for thirty days to his mem-
ory, s. -

Land; Mr. Clay's bill for dividing the proceeds of the
public lands amongst the several States, 20.
Mr. Clay’s bill reported by the select committee
to whom it was referred, with an amendment
striking out the whole, excepting the enacting
clause, and changing its object, 204, 377, 419,
512, 529, 534, 557, 667, 671, 692, 701, 726,
753; the bill passed, 777. * --
frauds; a resolution calling on the Secretary of
the Treasury for information on this subject,
666.
a cession of the public land; a bill introduced to
effect the object, 739, 780; laid on the table,
794.
laws and decisions; resolutions calling on the Sec-
retary of the Treasury and Secretary of the
Senate to surnish information on these sub-
jects, 967; agreed to.
Lowrie, Walter, resigns his office of Secretary of the
Senate, 5.
Light-houses; a bill making appropriations for light-
houses, light-boats, &c., for the year 1837, or-
dered to be engrossed, 1009; and afterwards
passed.
McKinley, John, elected as a Senator for Alabama, from
the 4th of March next; his credentials present-
ed by Mr. King, 204.
McCartney, John; a bill for his relief ordered to be en-
grossed, 986.
Madison's writings; a letter from the President in rela-
tion to a purchase and publication of them, 4;
the report of the committee was taken up for
consideration, 849; and ordered to a third read-
ing; discussed and passed, 872.
Marine corps; resolution instructing the Committee on
Naval Affairs to inquire into the construction
of the act of June, 1834, &c., 535.
Meade, Richard W., a bill for the relief of the executrix
of, 557; bill passed, 846.
Mexico, a message of the Presider:t. in relation to inju-
ries sustained from the Government of, 723.
and United States; a report of the Committee on
Foreign Relations on the subject, 854; order-
ed to be printed, 857; taken up, 982; and re-
port concurred with, 986.
Michigan; a message from the President stating its read-
iness for admission into the Union, 128.
a bill to admit the State of Michigan into the
Union introduced, 167, 204; considered and
passed, 325.
Messrs. Norvell and Lyon, her Senators, were
qualified, and took their seats, 550, 563.
Military appropriation bill taken up, 795; passed, 798.
Military establishment of the United States; a bill to in-
crease it, and for other purposes, ordered to
its third reading, 797; bill passed, 840.
Mint bill; a bill supplemental to the act for establishing
a mint and regulating the coins, C26; ordered
to a third reading, 327; and afterwards pass-
ed. w
National bank in New York; a memorial from the Board
of Trade in favor of such an institution, 418,
737.
Naval service, a bill making appropriations for, for the
year 1837, ordered to a third reading, 1014;
and subsequently passed.
Nourse, Joseph; report of the Committee of Claims in
his case, 645.
Order, points of, 707,708.
Patent office; an inquiry instituted into the extent of the
loss lately sustained by fire, 21.
a bill supplementary to the act for the improve-
ment of the useful arts, 795; ordered to be en-
grossed, 797; and afterwards passed.

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Pierce, Franklin, elected a Senator from New Hamp.
shire for six years from the 4th of March next;
Mr. Hubbard presented his credentials, 872.
Pilots, a to oncerning, read a third time and passed,
Post Office; an inquiry instituted into the cause of the
destruction of the late General Post Office
building, 19.
Department; a bill to give security to correspond-
ence between the United States and foreign
countries, providing for additional clerks, and
for the erection of a new building, was ordered
to be engrossed, and subsequently passed, 1009.
President’s annual message received, (see.jppendix,) 3.
message in relation to a communication between
the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, 343.
message in relation to Mexico and Texas, 524.
letter to Mr. Calhoun, in reference to a speech
made by that gentleman, in which he charges
those in power with speculating in the public
lands, 753.
mo convening an extra session of the Senate,
-> "7.
President and Vice President, a joint committee appoint-
ed for counting the votes for, 617, 698,777.
Revenue, a bill for the reduction of, introduced, 569.
Road bill; a bill making appropriations for the repair
and construction of certain roads, (including
the Cumberland road,) ordered to a third read-
ing and passed, 1019.
Scott, General; resolution calling on the President for a
copy of the proceedings of the late court of in-
quiry at Frederick, in relation to the Florida
war, 840; referred to the Committee on Mili-
tary Affairs, 846.
Senators, a list of, 2.
Sick and disabled seamen; a resolution calling on the Sec-
retary of the Treasury for information as to the
o of erecting hospitals for relief of seamen,
Slave property, foreign aggression upon; a resolution
calling on the President for information in regard
to the authorities of Bermuda having committed
aggression on a Southern vessel freighted with
Sloves, and driven by distress into that port, 725.
Spence, John, S., elected a senator from Maryland, to
supply the place of the late Mr. Goldsborough;
his credentials presented by his colleague, Mr.
Kent, 360; re-elected for six years from the 4h
of March next, 981.
Standing committees appointed, 6, 7.
Steam boiler bill ordered to a third reading, 777; and
afterwards passed.
Surplus revenue; a bill to renew in part the deposite bill
of the last session, introduced, 376.
Tariff; a bill reducing the duties on certain imported ar-
ticles; the bill taken up and considered, $3.
Texas, a message from the President respecting, 104.
a proposition for acknowledging as an independ.
ent State, 360, 797; postponed, 986, resolu-
tion agreed to, 1013.
a motion made to reconsider the above vote, and
negatived, 1019.
Treasury circular; a resolution offered for its repeal, §,
21, 70, 89, 104, 128, 172, 327, 360, 533, 577,
619, 636, 778; bill passed, 778.
Unexpended appropriations; a motion to print a docu-
ment lately received from the Treasury Depart-
- ment on this subject, 150, agreed to, 167.
United States courts, (see Courts.)
Vice President, retirement of, and his address on the oc-
casion, 617.

thanks of the Senate for his impartiality, dignity,
and ability, in the chair, 635.

Vice President pro tempore, Mr. King elected, 618; his
address on taking the chair.
Richard M. Johnson elected by the Senate Vice
President of the United States for four years,
commencing on the 4th March, 1837, no elec-
tion having been made by the college of elect-
ors, 738; his letter of grateful acknowledg-
ment of his election, 779; takes his oath of of-
fice, enters on the duties of President of the
Senate, and delivers an address, 1035.
Volunteers; a bill to make compensation to the Kentucky
and Tennessee volunteers who were discharged
without being called into service, considered,
and ordered to a third reading, 807.
Yeas and nays, on referring the bill to extend the provis-
ions of the act regulating public deposites, 89.
the admission of Michigan, 267, 293, 294, 325.
Treasury circular; 376, 563.
expunging resolution, 504.
land bill, 557, 661, 662, 666, 667, 668, 669, 692,
693,694,695, 696,706,727,728,729,736,777.
taking up the memorial of the American Coloni-
zation Society for a charter, 636. -
abolition in the District of Columbia, 711, 723,
724, 739.
on the bill for ceding the public lands, 753, 794.
on the bill to designate the kind of funds receiva-
ble for the public revenue, 778.
on the fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.
taking up the resolution proposing to recognise
the independence of Texas, 797.

Yeas and nays, on armory bill, 800.
on the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
certain crimes against the United States, 802,
805.
on the Cumberland road bill, 807.
bill to increase the military establishment, 840.
bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,
846.
report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
872.
reduction of the tariff, 874, 884, 939, 965, 966,
975, 981.
United States and Mexico, 985.
on recognising the independence of Texas, 986,
1013.
on the bill to advance a million of dollars on the
two per cent, land fund of Alabama and Missis-
sippi, 986.
on a motion to strike out the 2d section of the
sortification bill, which provided for a deposite
of the surplus revenue, on the 1st of January
next, with the several States, 1006; the House
disagreed to this amendment, and insisted on
its disagreement, and the Senate adhered, by
yeas and nays, 1034.
French and Neapolitan indemnity bill, 1009.
harbor bill, 1014.
general appropriation bill, 1018.
road bill, 1019.
on the bill to aid the Falmouth and Alexandria
Railroad Company, 1021.

INDEX TO THE NAMES OF THE SPEAKERS

IN THE DEBATES IN THE SENATE, ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED.

Bayard, o: Delaware, on the admission of Michigan,
268.
expunging resolution, 458, 724.
land bill, 561, 660. - -
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia,
711, 713, 714.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
Choctaw reservations of land, 853, 872.
Benton, Mr., Missouri, his call for annual statements in
relation to commerce and navigation, 5.
Treasury circular, 21, 104, 533, 534, 578, 778.
expunging resolution, 128, 380, 485, 505, 506.
the admission of Michigan, 128, 172, 246.
unexpended appropriations, 150, 155, 159, 167.
the land bill, 378, 379, 530, 556, 681, 731, 733.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 517.
distribution of books, 726.
bill for ceding the public lands, 750, 792.
the fortification bill, 779.
the armory bill, 798.
bill to compensate the Kentucky and Tennessee
volunteers, 807.
bill to increase the military establishment, 809,
828, 810.
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,
841, 842.
reduction of tariff, 884, 902, 939, 966.
distribution question, 1001. -
supplying the committee rooms with certain
books, 1010. -
Black, Mr., Mississippi, on the Treasury circular, 376,
778

land bill, 662, 681,728,731.

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Black, Mr., Mississippi, on bill for the relief of the ex-
ecutrix of R. W. Meade, 846.
Choctaw reservations of land, 852, 872.
Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991. . . -
Brown, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
gan, 278. -
• abolition in the District of Columbia, 508, 5.10.
land bill, 667.
bill for the cession of the public lands, 741.
reduction of the tariss, 911, 914, 915.
distribution question, 998. - - -
Buchanan, Mr., Pennsylvania, on the admission of Mich-
igan, 169, 171,235, 310. - -
building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
325, 326. -
the land bill, 378, 379, 559, 560, 561, 693, 731.
expunging resolution, 440.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 521, 523.
marine corps, 535.
American Colonization Society, 566, 567, 568.
copy-rights to foreigners, 671. -
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, 709.
bill for ceding the public lands, 792.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 800, 805,
806.
bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer-
tain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
report on the relations between United States
and Mexico, 854, 982, 983.
reduction of the tariff, 873, 880, 948, 961.
distribution question, 1003. *
recognising the independence of Texas, 1012,

Calhoun, Mr., South Carolina, on reduction of duties, 69.

public deposites, 79, 85, 87, 88.
openued appropriations, 151, 152, 154, 157,
62.
admission of Michigan, 167, 168, 204, 205, 206,
294, 295, 317.
boys for United States courts at Philadelphia,
326.
Treasury circular, 375, 644, 778.
surplus revenue, 376, 377.
land bill, 378, 379,702, 729, 735, 736, 753, 758,
759.
expunging resolution, 417.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 508,
509, 510, 710, 712, 718, 719.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 516, 520.
acknowledging Texas, 528, 1012.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566.
copy-rights to foreigners, 671.
sick and disabled seamen, 691, 692.
election of President and Vice President, 700.
foreign aggression on slave property, 725.
on the bill for a cession of the public lands, 739,
741, 742, 744, 790.
fortification bill, 779.
armory bill, 798, 799.
Cumberland road bill, 804.
bill to increase the military establishment, 807,
826, 833, 839.
publishing Mr. Madison's writings, 852.
the report of the committee on Mr. Madison's
writings, 858, 865, 871.
reduction of tariff, 873, 879, 902, 914, 915, 926,
975.
distribution question, 992, 999, 1020, 1022, 1023.
light-house bill, 1009.
navy appropriation bill, 1014.

Clay, Mr., Kentucky, his land bill, 20, 377, 380, 512,

529, 530, 550, 555, 560, 645, 662, 665, 668,
759, 774.
the Treasury circular, 360, 562, 778.
expunging resolution, 429.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 514, 517.
memorial in relation to foreign emigrants, 533.
American Colonization Society, 564, 565, 566,
568, 636.
reduction of the revenue, 575.
counting the votes for President and Vice Presi-
dent, 617, 700.
land frauds, 666, 667.
copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 696, 697.
bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 741.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 801, 806.
Cumberland road bill, 803, 806, 807.
bill to increase the military establishment, 839.
bill for remission of duties on goods destroyed by
York, 849.
reduction of tariff, 873, 882, 967.
United States and Mexico, 982.
inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.
distribution question, 993, 998, 1020, 1024.
recognising the independence of Texas, 1012.

Clayton, Mr., Delaware, on slavery in the District of

Columbia, 777, -
the bill for amending the act for the punishment
of certain crimes against the United States, 802.

Crittenden, Mr., Kentucky, on Treasury circular, 70.

the admission of Michigan, 290.

Joseph Nourse's claim, 645.

fortification bill, 794.

armory bill, 798.

bill to pay Kentucky and Tennessee volunteers,
807. -

bill to increase the military establishment, 828.

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Cuthbert, Mr., Georgia, on the abolition of slavery in

Dana,

Davis,

the District of Columbia, 715, 716.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
on the late court of inquiry on General Stott, 841,
844, 846.
reduction of tariff, 875, 878, 883.
distribution question, 997.
Mr., Maine, on the admission of Michigan, 223.
expunging resolution, 391.
land bill, 551.
Mr., Massachusetts, on unexpended appropria-
tions, 157.
the admission of Michigan, 317.
Texas, 419.
French and Neapolitan indemnities, 522, 524.
reduction of the revenue, 577.
sick and disabled seamen, 690, 691, 692.
land bill, 694, 695, 760.
steam boiler bill, 777.
bill for promoting trade with Belgium, 806.
reduction of tariff, 874, 876, 877, 878, 894, 902,
936.
light-house bill, 1009.
navy appropriation bill, 1014.
harbor bill, 1014.
distribution question, 1032.

Ewing, Mr., Ohio, on repealing the Treasury circular,

8, 534, 562, 563, 778.
the admission of Michigan, 170,231.
expunging resolution, 485.
land bill, 529, 530, 535, 557, 558, 560, 667, 695,
726, 729.
land frauds, 666.
abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia,
707.
Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
Choctaw reservations of land, 853,
distribution question, 1030.

Ewing, Mr., Illinois, on the land bill, 681.
Fulton, Mr., Arkansas, on the admission of Michigan,

2.90.
land bill, 661.

Grundy, Mr., Tennessee, on the admission of Michigan,

128, 167, 169, 204, 205, 563.
building for United States courts at Philadelphia,
326.
surplus revenue, 376.
Texas, 419.
land bill, 529, 530, 534, 758.
counting the votes for President and Vice Presi-
dent, 617, 698, 699, 700.
copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 671.
distribution of books, 725.
bill to amend the act for the punishment of cer.
tain crimes against the United States, 801, 802.
reduction of tariff, 876. -
inauguration of President Van Buren, 992.

IIendricks, Mr., Indiana, on the expunging resolution,

471.
the Cumberland road bill, 802, 803, 804.
the harbor bill, 1014.

Hubbard, Mr., New Hampshire, on the Treasury cir-

cular, 128, 778.
unexpended appropriations, 152, 165.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 709.
bill proposing a cession of the public lands, 752,
780, 792.

bill for relief of the executrix of R. W. Meade,

816.

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Kent, Mr., Maryland, announces the death of his col-
league, Mr. Goldsborough, 3.
on abolition in the District of Columbia, 507,
511.
- reduction of the tariff, 965.
King, *:: Alabama, on unexpended appropriations,
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the land bill, 379, 513, 529, 562.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 509.
Treasury circular, 534, 562.
American Colonization Society, 568.
King, Mr., Georgia, on the admission of Michigan, 321.
land bill, 645, 660, 728, 731.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 712, 716.
distribution of books, 725.
Knight, Mr., Rhode Island, on making annual statement
of commerce and navigation, 5.
*::: for the improvement of the useful arts,
armory bill, 800.
reduction of the tariff, 965, 981.
Post Office bill, 1009.
Linn, Mr., Missouri, on abolition in the District of Co-
lumbia, 511.
the land bill, 561, 696, 731, 734.
land frauds, 666.
the distribution of books, 726.
bill to increase the military establishment, 830,
837, 839.
Captain Hall's improved rifle, 991. -
Lyon, Mr., Michigan, on the election of President and
Vice President, 700.
harbor bill, 1015.
Moore, o; Alabama, on the expunging resolution,
405.
land bill, 530, 672, 693, 728, 734.
bill to advance a million of dollars on the two per
o: land fund of Alabama and Mississippi,
bill for relief of John McCartney, 986.
Morris, Mr., Ohio, on the admission of Michigan, 168,
170, 206, 212,
expunging resolution, 505, 506.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 507, 509,
708, 709, 712.
land bill, 512, 529, 530, 557, 561, 666,668.
in relation to W. B. Lloyd's memorial, 530.
Treasury circular, 562, 636.
Nicholas, Mr., Louisiana, on land frauds, 666.
sick and disabled seamen, 692.
Niles, Mr., Connecticut, on reduction of duties, 69.
Treasury circular, 104, 375, 778.
unexpended appropriations, 162.
the admission of Michigan, 285.
expunging resolution, 408.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 508.
land bill, 693, 735.
copy-rights to foreigners, 697.
bill for ceding the public lands, 740, 780.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
“o: of committee on Mr. Madison’s writings,
reduction of tariff, 877, 939, 953, 956, 962, 965.
distribution question, 998, 1008.
Norvel), Mr., Michigan, on land bill, 667, 669, 735.
•on of President and Vice President, 698,
bill for ceding the public lands, 784, 794.
the Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
reduction of the tariff, 966.
recognising the independence of Texas, 1010.
Parker, Mr., Virginia, on the bill to amend the act for
the punishment of certain crimes against the
United States, 802.

Prentiss, Mr., Vermont, on the bill to amend the act for
the punishment of certain crimes against the
United States, 801, 805,
Preston, Mr., South Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
gan, 256.
expunging resolution, 397.
recognising the independence of Texas, 526, 797,
1010, 1013.
the marine corps, 535.
copy-rights to foreigners, 670, 697.
election of President and Vice President, 701.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 713.
the distribution of books, 725.
the Cumberland road bill, 803, 804.
bill to increase the military establishment, 839.
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott,
840, 841, 842, 845, 846.
on Choctaw reservations of land, 854.
on report of committee on Mr. Madison's wri-
tings, 859.
reduction of tariff, 875, 928, 932, 957, 962.
Captain Hall's improved rifle,991.
distribution question, 996.
Mr., Virginia, on public deposites, 89.
Treasury circular, 120, 343, 563, 635, 636.
expunging resolution, 405.
American Colonization Society, 568.
land bill, 663, 665.
abolition in the District of Columbia, 717, 720.
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 843.
report of committee on Mr. Madison's writings,
867

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reduction of the tariff, 916.
distribution question, 996,1025.
navy appropriation bill, 1014.
Robbins, Mr., Rhode Island, on the publication of Mr.
Madison's writings, 849.
Robinson, Mr. Illinois, on the expunging resolution, 505,
506.
land bill, 558.
Post Office bill, 1009.
Ruggles, Mr., Maine, on the Treasury circular, 375, 562.
land bill, 667, 668, 669, 693,695, 726, 727.
the distribution of books, 726.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
Sevier, Mr., Arkansas, on the land bill, 557, 663, 679,
696

land frauds, 667, 732, 734.
the distribution of books, 726.
bill for ceding the public lands, 786.
reduction of tariff, 874.
Southard, *::: New Jersey, on the Treasury circular,
172.

abolition in the District of Columbia, 712,713.
fortification bill, 779, 794, 795.
bill for ceding the public lands, 790.
reduction of the tariff, 967.
memorial from Cherokee Indians, 1010.
"[...g the committee rooms with certain
ooks, 1010.
Strange, Mr., North Carolina, on the admission of Michi-
gan, 221, 305.
Treasury circular, 327.
expunging resolution, 473.
American Colonization Society, 567, 568.
bill for the improvement of the useful arts, 796.
on the late court of inquiry on General Scott, 845.
reduction of the tariff, 923.
Mr., Vermont, on the land bill, 727.
petition from town of Georgia, Vermont, praying
for abolition in the District of Columbia, 739,
777. -
the bill to amend the act for the punishment of
certain crimes against the United States, 802.

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