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Virginia lands reserved for the use of the officers

and soldiers, a committee appointed to ex-
amine into the measures taken on the sub-
ject, 692; the committee report, 700; re-
port postponed till next session, 933.

Second Session.
Virginia, report of a committee on measures taken

by Congress respecting lands granted by
Virginia to the troops of that State, 1143;

a bill presented, (see last paragraph.)
to enable the officers and soldiers to obtain

titles to certain lands, presented, 1740;

passed, 1742.
Virginia and North Carolina, a report on a motion

respecting arrears of pay due to part of
their troops, 1626; agreed to.

Y.

First Session.
Yeas and Nays, on an amendment to the bill laying

duties on imports, 380.
on agreeing to the report on Mr. Smith's con-

tested election, 425.
on giving the President power to remove a

chief clerk, 603.
on a motion to strike out of the bill establish-

ing the Department of War, the words

“to be removable by the President,” 608.
on the passage of the bill for establishing the

Department of Foreign Affairs, 614.
on agreeing to an amendment of the Senate

to the bill on the tonnage bill, 643.
the passage of the bill for the compensation

of members, 715.
an amendment to the bill providing for the

expenses of Indian treaties, 730.
on the previous question on the debate of

amendments to the constitution, 788; on
passage of an amendment to the 8th article,

948.

Third Session.
Vermont, a message from the President informing

the House that Vermont is desirous of en.

tering the Union, 2013.
a bill from the Senate for admitting Vermont

into the Union, 2015; bill passed, 2018.
a bill from the Senate for regulating the num.

ber of representatives for Vermont and

Kentucky, 2015; bill passed, 2018.
a bill giving effect to the laws of the Union in

Vermont, 2017; bill passed, 2019.
Vincennes, a bill from the Senate granting lands to

the settlers at Vincennes, 2028; passed,

2028.
Virginia, a memorial and three resolutions from the

Legislature, on the subject of the trading

law, laid on the table, 1915.
w.

First Session.
War, a bill reported to establish the Department of,

434; bill passed, 631.

report of the Secretary--See the appendix.
Ways and Means, a Committee of, proposed and ap-

pointed, 696.
Western lands --See lands.
Wheaton, Joseph, elected Sergeant-at-arms, 343.

on inserting the word expressly before “dele..

gated," in an amendment to the constitu-

tion, 797.
on an amendment preventing interfering in

elections, 802.
on inserting a clause to prevent Congress

from laying direct taxes, 807.
on the passage of the bill fixing the salaries

of the executive officers, 826.
on several questions in relation to fixing the

seat of Government, 915 to 920; on the pas-

sage of the bill, 946, 958, 962.
an amendment to the bill for regulating pro-
cesses in the courts, 949, 951, 962.

Second Session.
Yeas and Nays on inserting on the journal the report

of the select committee and the report of
the Committee of the Whole on the subject

of slavery, 1523.
on going into a Committee of the Whole on

a certain portion of the Secretary of the
Treasury's report on the debt of the United

States, 1583.
on discharging the Committee of the whole

from that part of the Secretary of the Trea-
sury's report which relates to the assump-

tion of the State debts, 1597.
bill for adjusting the claims of Baron Steuben,

1609, 1610, 1677.
bill making provision for the debt of the Unit-

ed States, 1675.
an amendment to the bill providing the means

of foreign intercourse, 1676.
on the proposition for fixing on Philadelphia
- for the next meeting of Congress, 1679 to

1682, and 1693.
on the bill making provision for the payment

of the public debt, 1675.
on passing the bill for repealing certain du.

ties heretofore laid on foreign spirits im-
ported and substituting others in their stead,

1693, 1695; the bill lost, 1700.
on the bill for regulating intercourse with In-

dian tribes, 1703.
on fixing the permanent seat of Government,

1735, 36, and '37.
on a bill further to provide for the payment of

the debts of the United States, 1741.

Second Session.
Waite, John, his petition praying to be reimbursed

for articles furnished to soldiers during the

war, 1130; rejected.
War, Secretary of, a report of the troops, ordnance,

&c., furnished towards the support of the

war, 1619.
Weights and measures, a report from the Secre.

tary of State for establishing uniformity in,

1738..
Wells, Richard, and John Hart, report of a select

committee on their memorial in relation to
certain continental bills of credit, ordered

to lie on the table, 1522; committed, 1640.
West Point, a bill was presented authorizing the

President to purchase a tract of land at
West Point, 1696; bill passed, 1698.

Third Session.
War, a letter from the Secretary of, and sundry pa-

pers in relation to the Western expedition,
1836.

Yeas and Nays on the post-office bill, 1743.

on rejecting the proposition for the as

sumption of the State debts, and other
amendments to the bill, 1753 to 1755,
and 1757.

Third Session.
Yeas and Nays on amendment to the militia bill, 1885.

on striking out the 13th section of the bill lay

ing a duty on spirits, 1918.
prohibiting inspectors from interfering in elec-

tions, 1927.

Yeas and Nays on motion to limit the duration of the

act, 1931. ordering the bill to be engrossed, 1932; on

its passage, 1933. on recommitting the bank bill, 1952. on the passage of the bill, 2012. on an amendment to the bill for establishing

offices, 2016. on agreeing to an amendment of the Senate

to the new revenue bill, 2018, 2019, 2024. on the passage of the bill to amend an act to

establish the seat of Government, 2025. on resolution establishing a mint, 2027.

INDEX TO THE SPEAKERS' NAMES.

First Session.

| Baldwin, Mr., on compensation of the President, Ames, Mr. (Massachusetts,) on duties on imports,

&c., 659, 669. 138, 142, 143, 156, 163, 164, 175, 215,

Indian treaties, 721, 728, 729, 792, 794. 230, 238, 308, 321, 328, 338, 339, 340,

amendments of the constitution, 728, 729.
343, 349, 351, 358, 366, 370, 379, 612.
duties on tonnage, 263, 267, 291, 292, 294.

Second Session.
resolution respecting Rhode Island, 439, 440.
bill for collection of revenue, 469.

on sale of public lands, 1108, 1109.

the slave trade, 1232, 1233, 1242.
Department of Foreign Affairs, 492, 559,

officers of the navy, 1705.
599.
Department of the Treasury, 618.
New Jersey elections, 662, 664, 666.

Third Session.
compensation to the President, &c., 674, 675.
amendments to the constitution, 686, 688,

on the bill for filling vacancies in the Presi. 747, 751, 755, 756, 772, 776, 778, 795,

dency, 1912.
797, 800.

post-office bill, 1939.
compensation of members, 710, 713.
adjournment, 810.

First Session.
fixing the permanent seat of Government,
820, 821, 873, 882, 891, 901, 904, 905, Benson, M!

1904 905 Benson, Mr. (New York,) a report on the ceremo910, 911, 943.

nies to be observed on the arrival of the the judiciary, 837, 934.

President, 149.

duties on imports, 611. Second Session.

on the manner of administering the oath to

the President, 208.
on the Secretary of the Treasury's report on the reception of the President, 216.
public credit, 1080, 1131, 1193, 1259,

duties on tonnage, 188.
1336, 1357, 1417, 1434, 1442, 1443, 1450,

titles to be given to the President and Vice1457, 1458, 1476, 1489, 1596..

President, 257.
Waite's petition, 1130.

Executive Departments, 384, 385, 387, 397. remission of fines, 1118, 1166, 1168.

Treasury Department, 399, 407, 617. post-office, 1580.

collection of the revenue, 436. tonnage on foreign shipping, 1625.

resolution respecting Rhode Island, 437, 438. public debt, 1645, 1655.

Department of Foreign Affairs, 525, 599, 600, Amelung's glass manufactory, 1687.

602, 603. fixing the seat of Government, 1692, 1735.

Department of War, 615.

Department of the Treasury, 617, 638. - Third Session.

compensation of tlie President, 662. on the militia, 1861, 1862.

New Jersey elections, 664, 665.
duty on spirits, 1907, 1922, 1926, 1927.

Home Department, 692.
Bank of the United States, 1943, 1952.

Amendments to the constitution, 740, 759,

779, 781, 783, 784, 808. First Session

the judiciary, 812, 835, 934.

filling vacancy in Presidency, 1903. Baldwin, Mr. (Georgia,) on duties on tonnage, 194,

. Second Session.
on duties on imports, 325.
Treasury Department, 407.

the Secretary of the Treasury's report, 1079, collection of the revenue, 436.

1272, 1315, 1316, 1352, 1353. Department of Foreign Affairs, 578.

foreigo intercourse, 1124. Department of the Treasury, 631. ,

supplying newspapers, 1581.

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Third Session.
Benson, Mr., on the militia, 1867.

filling a vacancy in the Presidency, 1915,

1916, 1918.
new revenue bill, 1925.

First Session.
Bland, Mr. (Virginia,) on duties on imports, 125,

129, 130, 145, 151, 155, 163, 177, 182,

206, 315, 355, 363.
application of Virginia Legislature, 258, 260,

261.
duties on tonnage, 276, 285, 290.
manner of taking certain oaths, 278.
titles, 334.
rules for enrolling bills, &c., 357.
Executive Department, 384, 388, 396, 397.
Treasury Department, 411.
seat of Government, 955, 956.

Second Session.
Boudinot, Mr., on the mode of keeping the journal,

1077.
the Secretary of the Treasury's report on
public credit, 1080, 1132, 1138, 1171,
1189, 1200, 1211, 1238, 1286, 1342, 1451,

1456, 1457, 1471, 1476.
the answer to the President's speech, 1081,

1089, 1090, 1097, 1090.
the unfinished business, 1082, 1094.
foreign intercourse, 1103, 1126, 1129.
report of Secretary of the Treasury on Sad-

ler's case, 1104.
sale of public lands, 1106.
rule of naturalization, 1149, 1151, 1157.
slave trade, 1230, 1233, 1247, 1465, 1517.
General Post-office, 1579, 1580, 1697.
public debt, 1641, 1646, 167, 1676.
the next meeting of Congress, 1680.
officers of the navy, 1708.
seat of Government, 1735.

Second Session.
on public credit, 1184, 1333, 1342, 1466,

1467, 1532, 1550, 1567.
the appropriation bill, 1500.
Robert Morris's accounts, 1515.
slave trade, 1523.

tonnage on foreign shipping, 1635.
Bloodworth, Mr. (North Carolina,) tonnage on fo-

reign shipping, 1621.
fixing the seat of Government, 1691, 1693,

1720, 1726.
laying duties on spirits, 1694, 1699.

Third Session.
on the militia, 1852, 1854, 1856, 1858, 1861,

1864, 1866, 1867, 1871.
public lands, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1887.
duty on spirits, 1920, 1921, 1922.

Bank of the United States, 1943, 1970.
Bourne, Mr. (Rhode Island,) on the militia, 1875.

on filling vacancy in Presidency, 1903.
post-office bill, 1939.

Third Session.
the militia, 1854. 1864. 1865. 1867. 1868.
land offices, 1883.
duties on spirits, 1896, 1907, 1926, 1931.
post-office bill, 1939.

First Session.
Boudinot, Mr. (New Jersey,) on duties on imports,

108, 119, 122, 143, 144, 146, 148, 153,
155, 156, 159, 177, 199, 200, 204, 215,

225, 325, 361, 377, 380, 610, 632
report on the reception of the President,

199.
duties on tonnage, 183, 184, 272, 632.
application of Virginia on amendments to the

constitution, 260.
manner of taking certain oaths, 282.
Executive Departments, 383, 384, 385, 390.
Treasury Department, 399, 409, 622.
contested election, 423.
western lands, 430.
Department of Foreign Affairs, 486, 547, 600,

606.
compensation of the President, &c., 660, 670,

676.
New Jersey elections, 663.
compensation of members, 708, 709, 713.
Indian treaties, 793.
amendments to the constitution, 796.
adjournment, 811.
seat of Government, 908, 916, 917, 945.
Day of Thanksgiving, 949, 950.

Second Session.
Brown, Mr. (Virginia,) on the slave trade, 1502.

First Session.
Burke, Mr. (South Carolina,) on duties on imports,

161, 165, 355.
magnetic variations, 179.
tonnage duties, 188, 267, 296.
titles, 333.
amendments to the constitution, 443, 773,

775, 777, 780, 785, 789, 797, 801.
Department of the Treasury, 635.
compensation of President, &c., 668, 675.
compensation of members, 705, 924.
the judiciary, 812, 843, 844, 865, 933.
fixing the permanent seat of Government, 817,

891.
Day of Thanksgiving, 949..
on the manner of reporting the debates, 952,
954.

Second Session.
on the unfinished business, 1117.
rule of naturalization, 1156, 1160, 1162.
remission of fines, 1167.
census bill, 1169.
public credit, 1204, 1224, 1233, 1338, 1366,

1380, 1411, 1416, 1535.
slave trade, 1227, 1233, 1241, 1465, 1502,

1523.
officers of the navy, 1706.
seat of Government, 1719, 1725, 1730, 1736.

Third Session.
the militia, 1864, 1869.
filling vacancy in Presidency, 1904, 1914.
new revenue bill, 1923.

First Session.

Second Session.
Carroll, Mr. (Maryland,) duties on imports, 174, Fitzsimons, Mr., on the report of the Postmaster
339, 341.

General, 1114.
on Department of Foreign Affairs, 599, 600. remission of fines, 1167.
the collection of duties, 644.

public credit, 1177, 1179, 1184, 1187, 1198,
compensation of members, 702, 705.

1202, 1345, 1347, 1350, 1352, 1368, 139,
amendments to the constitution, 757, 799.

1425, 1438, 1448, 1463, 1471, 1487, 1488,
seat of Government, 904, 911, 914, 945.

1597, 1645, 1676.

slave trade, 1224, 1225, 1233.
Second Session.

the appropriation bill, 1499.
public credit, 1446, 1459, 1460, 1463, 1530.

Robert Morris's accounts, 1515.

punishment of crimes, 1573.
next meeting of Congress, 1682.

İndian tribes, 1575.
Amelung's glass manufactory, 1686.
fixing the seat of Government, 1692, 1720.

tonnage on foreign shipping, 1620, 1625,

1626, 1631.
laying a duty on spirits, 1699.

next meeting of Congress, 1678, 1681.
Third Session.

accounts between the United States and indi-

vidual States, 1683.
filling a vacancy in the Presidency, 1903, duties on distilled spirits, 1694, 1698, 1700.
1904, 1912, 1916.

officers of the navy, 1708.
First Session.

Third Session.

the militia, 1852, 1856, 1860, 1861, 1864,
Clymer, Mr. (Pennsylvania,) duties on imports, 121,

1866.
138, 153, 174, 175, 258, 377.

public lands, 1879, 1883, 1887, 1910.
duties on tonnage, 252.

duties on spirits, 1892, 1900, 1909, 1919.
titles, 336.

a supplementary bill to the act establishing
Smith's contested election, 342.

the Bank of the United States, 2020.
Executive Departments, 397.
Western lands, 430.

Second Session.
Department of Foreign Affairs, 508.
Indian treaties, 728.

Foster, Mr. (New Hampshire,) on public credit,
amendment to the constitution, 737, 763.

1412.
New Jersey elections, 785.

accounts between United States and individual
the permanent seat of Government, 884, 899,

States, 1700.
900, 908, 910, 931.

First session.
Second Session.

Gale, Mr. (Maryland,) on duties on imports, 151.

the seat of Government, 929, 931, 932.
on the order of business, 1086.
the answer to the President's speech, 1089.

Gerry, Mr. (Massachusetts,) duties on imports, 217,
unfinished business, 1112.

219, 239, 327, 345, 355, 364, 369, 370,

609.
rule of naturalization, 1159, 1163.
slave trade, 1233.

application of Virginia to amend constitution,

* 261.
public credit, 1352, 1363.

on the manner of taking certain oaths, 277.
Third Session.

Executive Departments, 395.

Treasury Department, 399, 400, 406, 409,
the militia, 1875.

411, 624, 626.
public lands, 1880.

Western lands, 431.
duty on spirits, 1909.

amendments to the constitution, 462, 466,

687, 690, 732, 738, 743, 745, 750, 754,
F.
First Session.

756, 757, 758, 759, 760, 764, 768, 771,
Fitzsimons, Mr. (Pennsylvania,) on duties on imports,

776, 778, 780, 781, 783, 786, 797, 798,

805, 807.
110, 120, 126, 131, 132, 136, 140, 144,
145, 147, 148, 150, 152, 154, 155, 156,

Department of Foreign Affairs, 490, 521, 596,

599, 606.
162, 164, 173, 175, 176, 180, 181, 182,

the tonnage bill, 643.
203, 207, 209, 214, 215, 216, 217, 236,
240, 244, 319, 338, 339, 349, 358, 379.

the collection bill, 643.
duties on tonnage, 185, 195, 197, 198, 250,

Home Department, 694.

appointing a Committee of Ways and Means,
286, 294, 633.
bill for collection of duties, 469, 644.
Department of the Treasury, 628.

on Congress library, 705.
disposing of the Western lands, 654.

compensation of members, 706, 709, 715, 925.
compensation to the President, &c., 657, 668.

Indian treaties, 721.

adjournment, 811.
appointing a committee of Ways and Means,
696, 697.

judiciary, 812, 851, 859, 864, 935.
compensation of members, 704.

the manner of reporting the debates, 353, 954.
Indian treaties, 724, 728, 792.

the seat of Government, 957.
amendments to the constitution, 734, 799.

Second Session.
fixing the permanent seat of Government, on the Secretary of the Treasury's report on
817, 882, 891, 909, 910, 931, 932, 956.

public credit, 1081, 1136, 1140, 1216,

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1325, 1345, 1347, 1349, 1351, 1353, 1371, H.

First Session.
1397, 1409, 1426, 1437, 1453, 1455, 1458,
1461, 1463, 1492, 1532, 1579, 1584, 1597. Hartley, Mr., on duties on imports, 114, 144, 158,
1599.

159, 177, 182.
slave trade, 1231, 1246, 1465.

duties on tonnage, 185.
on Robert Morris's accounts, 1515.

Department of Foreign Affairs, 498, 608.
fines and forfeiture bill, 1525.

Department of the Treasury, 624.
supplying newspapers, 1580.

Indian treaties, 729, 792.
public debt, 1641, 1642.

amendments to the constitution, 732, 740,
next meeting of Congress, 1679, 1681.

744, 760, 761, 780, 781, 785.
accounts between United States and individual

adjournment, 809.
States, 1684.

fixing the permanent seat of Government,
Amelung's glass manufactory, 1688.

816, 821, 822, 869, 875, 876, 882, 909,
distilled spirits, 1694, 1695, 1699, 1700.

910, 929, 932, 940.
General Post-office, 1697.

on the manner of reporting the debates, 954.
officers of the navy, 1708.
seat of Government, 1723, 1727, 1732, 1736.

Second Session.
filling a vacancy in the Presidency, 1913.
on new revenue bill, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925,

on unfinished business, 1092, 1094, 1116,
1927, 1929.

1171.
Bank of the United States, 1942, 1997.

on reporting the debates, 1096.
the Secretary of the Treasury's report on

public credit, 1135, 1208, 1277, 1462, 1471,
Third Session.

1473, 1557.
Giles, Mr. (from Virginia,) on the militia, 1854, rule of naturalization, 1147, 1164.
1857, 1861, 1862, 1868, 1872.

slave trade, 1225, 1228, 1240, 1502, 1523.
duties on spirits, 1899, 1924, 1929.

Robert Morris's accounts, 1515.
filling a vacancy in the Presidency, 1914, tonnage on foreign shipping, 1627.
1916, 1917.

General Post-office, 1697.
Bank of the United States, 1989.'

officers of the navy, 1705.

seat of Government, 1725.
First Session.
Gilman, Mr. (Massachusetts,) on duties on imports,

Third Session.
144.

the militia, 1857, 1858.
Third Session.

post-office bill, 1939.
on the militia, 1851, 1862.

First Session.
First Session.

Heister, Mr. (Pennsylvania,) duties on imports, 147,
Goodhue, Mr. (Massachusetts,) on duties on imports,

158, 217.
121, 136, 137, 142, 143, 152, 159, 163, on the permanent seat of Government, 881,
175, 176, 216, 217, 237, 330, 337, 343.

940, 945.
on tonnage duties, 183, 184, 185, 196, 267, |
272, 292, 294, 634.

Second Session.
titles, 333.
Executive Department, 393.

on public credit, 1344, 1354, 1423, 1461,
Treasury Department, 399, 617.

1529, 1640, 1641, 1675.
amendments to the constitution, 443, 801.
Department of Foreign Affairs, 554.

First Session.
collection of duties, 635.

Huntington, Mr. (Connecticut,) on duties on im-
compensation of members, 702, 705.

ports, 171, 365.
adjournment, 810.
permanent seat of Government, 867, 876,

magnetic variations, 180.
878, 881, 892, 912.

application of Virginia to amend the constitu-

*tion, 261.
on suspending the operation of the impost

bill for collecting duties, 382.
act, 921.

Department of Foreign Affairs, 477.
judiciary, 933, 934.

Home Department, 693.
. Second Session.

amendments to the constitution, 758.
on the answer to the President's speech,

Second Session.
1083.
order of business, 1084, 1086.

foreign intercourse, 1120.
rule of naturalization, 1157.

rule of naturalization, 1159.
remission of fines, 1166.

slave trade, 1232.
public credit, 1198, 1283, 1367, 1488, 1544.

public credit, 1353, 1390.
fines and forfeiture bill, 1525.

fines and forfeiture bill, 1526.
tonnage on foreign shipping, 1613.

officers of the navy, 1704.

seat of Government, 1717.
Third Session.
duties on spirits, 1893.

Third Session.
electors for voting for President, 1916, 1917. | the militia, 1853, 1862.

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