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Duties-

Page. Duties, a bill to repeal —
proposition agreed to, and a committee ap-

considered

1634, 1637, 1649, 1642
pointed to bring in a bill

290 bill lost
bill reported

409

a bill to repeal the duties heretofore laid on
passed

416

wines and for laying others in their stead,
à bill for collecting the duties on goods, wares,

presented

. 1543
&c., reported

291 motion to discharge the committee from fur.
debated

367

ther consideration of the bill
laid on the table

368 bill imposing duties on the tonnage of ships
debated 417, 418,419, 420, 450, 451, 453 or vessels, presented
new bill reported

611

passed
amended -

619 a bill to regulate the collection of duties on
further debated -

620, 621 goods, wares, &c., and on the tonnage of
passed

1638

ships, presented
a bill to suspend part of the act to regulate

passed
the collection of duties on goods, wares,
&c., reported

795

THIRD SESSION.
committed

820 Debt, committee appointed to report a bill direct-
passed

835

ing the mode in which lost evidences of
a bill to suspend the operation of part of an

the public debt may be renewed . 10!
act imposing duties on tonnage, reported · 887

report of the committee
passed

890
considered and recommitted

. 15
a bill to amend part of the tonnage act, re-

an amendatory bill reported
ported -

894
:

a bill supplementary to the act making provi-
passed

903

sion for the public debt, received

passed
Debates of the House, debate on reporting them - 1059 a report from the commissioners respecting
Debt, a bill making provision for the debt of the

the amount of the debt purchased
United States, presented

1552 a bill supplementary to the act making pro-
debated 1584, 1585, 1586, 1587, 1619, 1620 vision for the reduction of the public debt,
bill passed

1629

reported
a plan for payment of the interest on the debts

passed
of the United States, reported

1655 Distilled Spirits, petition from the College of Phy.
considered

- 1657, 1658 sicians in Philadelphia, praying that such
agreed to, and committee appointed to bring

heavy duties may be laid on distilled spirits
in a bill

- 1659 as will restrain their intemperate use
bill presented

- 1681 Duties, a bill reported for repealing the duties
considered

- 1682, 1683 heretofore laid on distilled and other spiniis,
passed

1684

and laying others in their stead
resolution making provision for payment of

considered
the debts of the individual States, com-
mitted -

- 1621 passed
(See Accounts.)

a committee appointed to report a bill to eso
Delaware, message announcing that this State has

plain so much of the act making provision
ratified all the amendments to the Consti-

for the debt of the United States as imposes
tution, except the first

1414 a duty on imported lead and calicoes
Derby, Elias Haskett, petition of, praying relief

bill reported and passed
from the payment of certain duties, refer-

a bill making further provision for the collee-
red

1647 tion of the duty on teas, reported
report thereon agreed to

• 1655 passed
Dobbyns, Hannibal W., his petition praying a
grant of lands for the encouragement of em-

E.
igration, referred

1061
report thereon

1066
debated

1067 Election, contested. (See Smith, W., and New
laid on the table

Jersey.)
Duties, a committee appointed to report a bill to Elections, a Committee of Elections appointed

1842, 1846, 1857,

1873, 1876, 19

FIRST SESSION.

1072

suspend part of the act to regulate the col-
lection of duties on tonnage, and on goods,

Enrolled bills, standing committee on, appointed to

Enrollment, joint rules for, adopted
wares, &c.

1476 Executive officers, a committee appointed to tė.
bill reported

1476

port a bill for establishing the salaries of
ordered to be engrossed

- 1519

executive officers and their assistants and
passed

· 1520

clerks-
resolution respecting the duties on wines 1546 bill reported
a bill to repeal the duties heretofore laid on

committed
distilled spirits imported into the United

reported, amended, and ordered to be en
States, and laying others in their stead, pre-

grossed
sented

1551

passed

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SECOND SESSION.

THIRD SESSION

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Elections, Committee on Elections appointed 1106 Fitzsimons, Mr., (Penn.,) on the report of the
Ely, Dr. John, bill for his compensation, passed 1550

Postmaster General

1077
Executive officers, bill supplementary to act for

on the remission of fines

· 1128
establishing the salaries of executive off-

on the report of the Secretary of the Trea-
cers, &c., presented

1527

sury on public credit 1139, 1145, 1158, 1162,
passed

1549

1298, 1300, 1304, 1305, 1320, 1341, 1375,
Exports, a plan for regulating the exports of the

1388, 1395, 1398, 1412, 1422, 1424, 1437,
United States
1103

1438, 1531
motion for a committee to bring in a bill to

on the slave trade

- 1184
encourage the exports of the United States 1104 appropriation bill

1449
punishment of crimes

1521

tonnage on foreign shipping 1566, 1571, 1573, 1577
Electors of President, &c., a committee appointed

on the public debt

1590
to report a bill to determine the time when

next meeting of Congress

- 1622, 1623
they shall be chosen

1791

accounts between the United States and the
the bill reported

· 1813
individual States

1627
considered

1867
duties on distilled spirits

- 1638
Enrolled bills, appointment of a joint committee

1820

Foreign intercourse, a committee appointed to bring
Excise laws, memorial from Pennsylvania in oppo-

in a bill making compensation to persons
sition to them

employed in the intercourse with foreign
1879
nations

1058
Executive officers, a bill in addition to the act for

debate on this subject

. 1062
establishing their salaries, reported 1972

. 1076
ordered to the third reading

bill presented
· 1974
debated

- 1081, 1088
Exports, the Secretary of the Treasury called on

ordered to be engrossed

1092
to report the amount of the exports from

recommitted

1476
the several districts in the United States 1838

amendatory bill reported

1496
F.
amended

• 1546
passed

· 1549
FIRST SESSION.

Foreign shipping, debate on a report in relation to
Fitzsimons, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on duties on

the increase of the tonnage on foreign ship-
imports 106, 115, 120, 126, 127, 130, 135, 138,

ping

1557, 1566, 1569, 1570, 1572
139, 141, 142, 144, 146, 147, 148, 150, 156,

(See Tonnage.)
158, 166, 168, 173, 174, 175, 178, 187, 190, Forfeitures and penalties, a bill presented to pro-
199, 201, 208, 227, 307, 324, 325, 336, 344,

vide for the remission or mitigation of pe-
364

nalties accruing under the revenue laws 1546
on tonnage
234, 244, 275, 283, 609, 615
passed

1549
on the Treasury Department

604

Foster, Mr., (New Hampshire,) on the report of
on the collection bill

620

the Secretary of the Treasury on public
compensation to the President

633, 643
credit

· 1363
on appointing a Committee of Ways and

Franklin, Dr., his death announced, and an order
Means

670, 671
made for a token of mourning

1534
compensation to members

678
on Indian treaties
697, 702, 763

THIRD SESSION.
on fixing the seat of Government 787, 897, 921
Foreign Affairs, a bill to establish the Department Fisheries, a report from the Secretary of State on
of Fore gn Affairs, reported

417
this subject, sent to the Senate

1909
committed

418 Fitzsimons, Mr., (Penn.,) on supplying newspapers 1789
debated
455, 479, 512, 552, 578 on the militia

1805, 1813, 1814
third reading of the bill

590 on duties on spirits 1845, 1852, 1860, 1871
passed

591 Foreign officers, committee appointed to report a
motion for a bill supplementary to the above,

bill to provide for the payment of the debts
negatived

669
due them

1867
bill reported

· 1872
SECOND SESSION.
passed

· 1961
Fines, forfe'tures, &c., a bill reported for the re-

rejected by the Senate

1969
mission or mitigation of -

1081 France, bill passed for carrying into effect the con-
debated

1127
sular convention with this country

1978
recommitted

1129

Franklin, Dr., a letter from the President of the
an amendatory bill, reported

- 1408

Commonalty of Paris, with sundry copies
passed

1414

of the eulogy pronounced by Fauchet on
Fisheries, a representation from Massachusetts on

Dr. Franklin, received

1791
this subject, referred to the Secretary of

translation of the above

1792
State

1724

resolution proposing that the Speaker com-
Fitch, John, his petition praying for an exclusive

municate to the President and Common-
privilege to use steam for the purposes of

alty of Paris, the sense of the House on
navigation, laid on the table

1658
account of the eulogium

1798
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House Proceedings and Debates.

FIRST SESSION.

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Dr. Franklin
Page.

Page.
Message from the President, with a letter from Gerry, Mr., speech of
the President of the National Assembly

supplying newspapers

. 1528
of France, and a decree of that body on

public debt

1587, 1702
the death of Dr. Franklin, received - 1883 next meeting of Congress

- 1625
(See the Appendix.)

accounts between the United States and the
resolution received from the Senate, express-

individual States

. 1628
ing the sensibility of Congress to the tri-

Amelung's glass manufactory

- 1632
bute paid to the memory of Dr. Franklin - 1968

duties on spirits

1638, 1639
concurred in

- 1989
officers of the Navy

- 1652
G.

seat of Government

1666, 1670, 1675

Glass manufactory, petition of John F. Amelang
Gale, Mr., (Maryland,) on duties on imports 144 praying the patronage of Congress to his
on the seat of Government
895, 897 glass manufactory, committed

1616
Georgetown, memorial from the inhabitants, offer-

report thereon

. 1629
ing to put themselves and fortunes under the

considered

- 1630
jurisdiction of Congress
887 disagreed to

. 1632
Gerry, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on duties on imports 208, Goodhue, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on the Answer to
211, 229, 314, 332, 341, 350, 355, 586

the President's Speech

1047
application of Virginia
251 on the order of business

1047, 1049
manner of taking oaths

266
naturalization

1118
Executive departments

380
remission of fines

1127, 1474
Treasury Department, 383, 384, 391, 393, 395,

report of the Secretary of the Treasury on pub-
396, 601, 603

lic credit, 1158, 1239, 1307, 1319, 1439, 1493
disposing of Western lands
415 tonnage on foreign shipping

1560
amendments to the Constitution 444, 661, 664, 705, Greene, General N., petition of his widow, pray-
711, 716, 717, 722, 727, 728, 731, 732, 736, ing an inquiry into the petition and claims
739, 742, 747, 749, 750, 751, 769, 776

of her late husband

- 1413
Department of Foreign Affairs 472, 501, 534, 573

referred to the Secretary of the Treasury - 1717

577, 583
Home Department

668
on appointing a Committee of Ways and Gerry, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on filling & vacancy
Means -

670
in the Presidency

1864
compensation to members

680, 682 on the new revenue bill, 1873, 1875, 1877,
Indian treaties
694

1878, 1880
adjournment
781 Bank of the United States

1893, 1945
the Judiciary

782, 827, 900 Giles, Mr., (Virginia, ) on the militia, 1807, 1810, 1814,
manner of reporting the debates - 918, 919

1815, 1821, 1825
seat of Government

922
duties on spirits

1851
Glaubeck, Baron de, bis petition committed; re-

filling a vacancy in the Presidency

1865
ported and laid on the table
673 Electors

1868, 1869
considered
904 new revenue bill

1875, 1880
a bill for his relief passed
928 Bank of the United States -

1937
Goodhue, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on duties on im- Gilman, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on the Militia, 1805, 1815
ports 116, 131, 136, 137, 145, 152, 156, 169, Goodhue, Mr., (Massachusetis,) on duties on spirits 1845
176, 178, 209, 317, 324, 330 on Electors

- 1867
tonnage

257, 261, 280, 283, 610
Executive Departments

378

H.
Treasury Department

384, 594
amendments to the Constitution

426
Department of Foreign Affairs

533 Harbaugh, Leonard, his petition praying an ex-
adjournment

780

clusive privilege to use and vend certain
seat of Government

835, 844, 845, 878 machines invented by him, laid on the
the Judiciary

899
table

658

Hartley, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on duties on im-
Georgia, a bill making further provision for the

ports,

109, 138, 151, 153, 170, 175
debts of the United States, so far as the

Department of Foreign Affairs

479, 585
same respects the debt of Georgia, reported 1718 Treasury Department

600
rejected
1719 Indian treaties

702, 763
Gerry, Mr., (Massachusetts,) on the report of the

amendments to the Constitution,

705,
Secretary of the Treasury on public credit 1044,

713, 732, 733
1098, 1102, 1175, 1279, 1299, 1300, 1301, adjournment

779
1302, 1304, 1306, 1324, 1348, 1360, 1376, seat of Government, 786, 837, 842, 843, 876,
1387, 1402, 1405, 1408, 1410, 1412, 1442,

895, 898
1526, 1532 manner of reporting the debates

919
on the slave trade

1189, 1204, 1416 Heister, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on duties on im-
accounts of Robert Morris -

1464, 1465
ports

141, 152
on the remission of fines
· 1475 seat of Government

849

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SESSION

Page.

Page.
Home Department, resolution for establishing a Indians, message in relation to Indian hostilities,
department so called

666
laid on the table

1450
negatived -

669

a bill to regulate trade and intercourse with
Hospitals, coinmittee appointed to bring in a bill

the Indians, presented

1480
for establishing hospitals for sick and dis

committed

. 1496
abled seamen

659
considered

1522
reported

786
recommitted

1548
committed

795
an amendatory bill reported

1572
Huntington, Mr., (Connecticut, ) on duties on im-

considered

1646
ports

164, 350
passed

1647
magnetic variations

172 Inland navigation, committee appointed to report
application of Virginia

251

a bill to authorize the States of Virginia
collection of duties

367 and North Carolina to open an inland nav-
Department of Foreign Affairs

459
igation

1718
amendments to the Constitution

730 Inspection laws, resolution from the Senate for

obliging vessels to comply with the inspec-
Hartley, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on unfinished busi-

tion laws of the States

1414
1056, 1057, 1078, 1079 a bill reported to regulate the exportation of
report of the Secretary of the Treasury on pub-

certain articles subject to the inspection
lic credit, 1097, 1167, 1233, 1412, 1422, 1505 laws of the States

1414
naturalization
1109, 1112, 1124 committed

1417
slave trade
1186, 1198, 1451 considered

- 1476
tonnage on foreign shipping

1573
passed

. 1477
officers of the Navy

- 1649 Invalid officers, committee appointed to bring in a
seat of Government

. 1668

bill to authorize the issuing of certificates
Heister, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on the report of the

to a certain description of

- 1549
Secretary of the Treasury on public cre-

reported

- 1550
dit
1298, 1307, 1374, 1410 passed

. 1551
on the public debt
1587 disagreed to by the Senate

. 1673
Hemp and cordage, petition from the manufactu- Invalid pensioners. (See Pensioners.)

rers of hemp and cordage in New York,
praying for a duty on the importation of
these articles

1450

India trade, memorial from certain merchants en-
Huntington, Mr., (Connecticut,) on foreign inter-

gaged in this trade, referred to the Secreta-
course

- 1082
ry of the Treasury -

1873
naturalization

- 1120

Indian affairs, a report on this subject considered
slave trade

- 1190
with the gallery closed

· 1894
report of the Secretary of the Treasury on
public credit
1306, 1312

J.
remission of fines

1475
next n eeting of Congress

- 1624
officers of the Navy

- 1648 Jackson, Mr., (Georgia,) on duties on imports 194, 210,
seat of Government

. 1660

230, 313, 336, 338, 357

on tonnage, 243, 251, 256, 275, 284, 288, 609,
Hartley, Mr., (Pennsylvania,) on the Militia, 1810, 1811

617
Post Office bill

- 1890
on the manner of taking oaths

267
Health offices, a committee appointed to report a

on titles.

322
bill for the establishment of health offices

on the collection bill

367
in the principal cities of the Union

1817
on the Executive Departments

374, 376
Huntington, Mr., (Conn.,) on the Militia, 1807, 1815

contested election

407
amendments to the Constitution, 425, 142, 714,
1.

724, 736, 750, 774

Department of Foreign Affairs 486, 529, 534, 552
Imports, duties on. (See Duties.)

New Jersey election

640
Importation, a committee appointed to bring in a

compensation to the President

652, 657
bill concerning the importation of certain

Indian Treaties

694, 698, 699, 700
persons into the United States prior to the

adjournment

780
year 1808

366
the Judiciary

782, 801, 813, 829, 901
bill reported, and the further consideration

seat of Government, 789, 844, 877, 878, 897,
thereof postponed to the next session
- 903

910, 922
Indians, committee to bring in a bill to provide Journals of the late Congress, a resolution for
for the expense attending the negotiations

furnishing them to the members of the pre-
with certain Indians

688
sent Congress

410
bill reported

689 Judiciary, a bill to establish the Judicial Courts,
considered

690, 698
received

659
passed
703 considered

782, 796, 820
Invalid pensioners. (See Pensioners.)

passed

894

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Judiciary-
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Page.
a bill for allowing a certain compensation to Judiciary, report from the Attorney General re-
the Judges of the Supreme and other

specting amendments to the Judiciary sys-
Courts, presented

894
tem

1838
considered

899 a bill reported to continue the act regulating
passed

903
processes, &c.

1960
a bill to regulate processes in the courts of the

passed

- 1961
United States, received

903

(See Clerks.)
passed

914

K.
the amendment respecting the style of the writ,
disagreed to by the Senate

916
conference appointed -

917 Kentucky, a bill for the admission of this State
amendments of the Senate agreed to

926
into the Union, received

- 1862
resolution requesting the Legislatures of the

passed

• 1885
several States to pass laws to provide for

a bill for regulating the number of her repre-
the safe-keeping of prisoners under the

sentatives received

- 1962
laws of the United States
903 passed

· 1966
SECOND SESSION.

L.
Jackson, Mr., of Georgia, on foreign intercourse, 1063,

1065, 1088, 1090
on unfinished business

1074, 1079

Lands, Western, debate on certain resolutions re-
specting the disposal of

1411 to 1416
report of the Secretary of the Treasury on

453
public credit, 1094, 1095, 1099, 1140, 1144,

a report on the subject committed
considered

- 622 to 632
1153, 1162, 1173, 1179, 1223, 1229, 1378,
1383, 1384, 1393, 1400, 1425, 1435, 1486: Lawrence, Mr., (New York,) on duties on im-

report of the committee

. 665
on naturalization
1114, 1119, 1120, 1122

ports 105, 125, 127, 129, 137, 139, 140, 144,
1126, 1130

147, 152, 156, 161, 175, 177, 183, 197, 200,
slave trade
1184, 1187, 1200, 1415, 1416

202, 317, 348
appropriation bill

1449, 1450
on tonnage

234, 244, 287, 609, 618

268
accounts of Robert Morris

1465
manner of taking oaths

367
remission of fines

bill for collection of duties
1475

377
tonnage of foreign shipping

Executive Departments

1562, 1578
Amelung's glass manufactory

1631

Department of Foreign Affairs 482, 578, 583
officers of the navy

602
- 1651
Treasury Department

634
seat of Governinent

1676
compensation to the President

640
the public debt

1686

New Jersey election
Journal of the House, debate respecting it

1041
Home Department

669
the title of it fixed

1042

amendments to the Constitution 706, 712, 726,
Judiciary, motion that the Judges of the Supreme

746, 753
Court be directed to report a plan for regu-

Judiciary

832, 899

seat of Government
lating processes in the Federal Courts, laid

845, 856, 877, 907
on the table

1104

Lee, Mr., (Virginia,) on duties on imports • 116, 147,
a bill to continue in force the act for the regu-

156, 290, 345, 586

318
lation of processes, &c., received
1546

372
passed

Executive Departments
1549
contested elec ion

402
a committee appointed to bring in a bill

523

Department of Foreign Affairs
making provision for the officers of the Ju-

630
dicial Courts, &c.

on disposing of Western lands
- 1717

641
committee discharged

New Jersey election
. 1719
compensation to the President

652
amendments to the Constitution -

703
Jackson, Mr., of Georgia, on the Answer to the

seat of Government 836, 839, 842, 843, 855, 885,
President's Speech
1792, 1794, 1795

910, 921
on the militia 1806, 1810, 1811, 1813, 1816, manner of reporting the debates

919
1818, 1821, 1825 Library of Congress, motion for a committee to
on the public landa

1834, 1836 report a catalogue of books, &c., laid on
on duties on spirits 1842, 1816, 1857, 1859, 1861,

the table

679
1871, 1876, 1878, 1880, 1881 Light. houses, a bill for establishment of, reported 619
Electors -
1867 committee on the bill

649
Post Office
1889 ordered to be engrossed

659
Bank of the United States

1891, 1916 Livermore, Mr., (New Hampshire,) on duties on
Jails of the States, resolution directing the mar

271, 610
shals in the several States, provided the

tonnage

on duties on imports -

338, 345
States do not make provision for the safe-

Executive Departments

371, 381
keeping of prisoners under the laws of the

amendments to the Constitution - 447, 709, 711,
United States, to provide temporary houses

713, 718, 723, 726, 728, 731, 742, 743, 753,
for that purpose
1978

754, 774

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