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THE

CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE:

CONTAINING

SKETCHES OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

T H I R D SESSION

OF THE

TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS.

VOLUME XII.

BLAIR AND RIVES, EDITORS.

CITY OF WASHINGTON:

PRINTED AT THE GLOBE OFFICE, FOR THE EDITORS,

1843.

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INDEX

TO THE TWELFTH VOLUME OF THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

SENATE.

A.

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Abolition of slavery in the District of Colum-

bia, petitions on the subject of, 133, 233
Africans recaptured on the coast of Africa,

concerning the appropriation for the
support of

328, 335, 336, 345
African squadrun, concerning the, 41, 50, 63, 79

331, 332, 333, 334, 335, 336
Agricultural Bank of Mississippi, bill for the
relief of the

89, 141, 180
Alabama, bill for the relief of certain citizens

ot, who lost their improvements in
consequence of the war with the
Creek Indians

88
bill relating to the mode of payment of

the two per cent. fund relinquished to
the State of

330, 336, 340
Albemarle Sound and Atlantic ocean, bill di-

recting a survey of a direct commu-
nication between the

157, 180
Allen, Wm, of Ohio, 2, 31, 63, 75, 128, 133

149, 161, 181, 205, 226, 237, 275, 311
328, 340, 342, 354, 364, 365, 366, 371

376, 377, 379
the credentials of

· 133
resolutions by

70, 304, 331
remarks on the bankrupt bill 346, 349
remarks on the subject of improving the

navigation of the Western waters - 164
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search

- 333
remarks on the bill making appropria-

tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-

tions of the Ashburton treaty . 378
remarks on the bill to recharter the
banks in the District of Columbia, 364, 365

371
remarks on the proposition to give to

the present Congress printers 20 per
ceni. above the contract price for ex-

ecuting the public printing 382, 391
remarks concerning the proposition to

pay for books distributed to members
of Congress

383
remarks on the bill reviving the act of

July, 1838, allowing pensions to wi-
dows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution

388, 389
remarks on the bill to print the debates, 355

356, 357, 358
(Sce Debts.)
Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, bill

to amend the charter of the town of, 141
Apportionment bill, protest of a State Legis-

181, 192

104
Appropriation bills, the civil and diplomatic, 79

81, 377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393
the army and military academy, 233, 244
the naval,

267, 268,315, 342
263, 321, 322, 327, 328, 331, 337
Indian
pension

340, 363

261, 263
Cumberland road
fortification

233, 366
for the fulfilment of the stipulations of

340, 364
the Ashburton treaty, 366, 371, 372, 377

378, 379

Archer, Wm. S., of Virginia, 30, 38, 41, 45, 61

63, 70, 75, 81, 88, 100, 106, 111, 121
127, 133, 147, 153, 157, 166, 175, 182
185, 206, 220, 244, 252, 275, 276, 299
314, 315, 326, 328, 342, 345, 363, 364

366, 371, 372, 379, 394
remarks on the bill for the benefit of
the Petersburg Railroad Company, 186

188
remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 63

64, 85, 26
remarks on the Oregon bill, 74, 100, 104

105, 212, 220, 222, 230, 239, 240, 244
remarks on the proposition to print the

report on the subject of the fine on
General Jackson

148
his recollections touching the contro-

versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Rives and Benton, concern-
ing the red line map

170
remarks on the bill making appropria.

tion for the sulfilment of stipulations
of the Ashburton treaty

378, 379
remarks on the presentation to the Sen-

ate of the sword of Washington and
the staff of Franklin

- 255
remarks on the bill providing for a mis-
sion to China

391, 392
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson

316, 317
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search

331, 332, 333, 335, 336
(See Debates-Debts.)
Arkansas, bill for the relief of citizens of, who

lost their improvements in conse-
quence of the treaty between the

United States and Choctaw Indians, 54
bill for the relief of persons heretofore

residing within the supposed limits of
Arkansas and Louisiana, who were,
by the settlement of the boundary
line, thrown into the territory of
Texas

127, 133
Army and the military academy, bill making
appropriation for the support of the, 233

244, 267, 315, 342
(See Enlistments.)
an act respecting the reorganization of

the, and for other purposes, 166, 351, 362
Ashburton, Lord, special minister from Eng-

land, his correspondence touching
the Northeastern and Northwestern
boundaries

4 to 22
concerning the suppression of the Af-

rican slave-trade
concerning the “Creole” case

24
concerning the “Caroline" affair

26
concerning impressment
Ashburton irealy. (See Treaty.)
Assumption. (See Debts of the States.)
Atherton, Charles G., Senator elect from New
Hampshire, credentials of

- 164
Auditor's office, the second, joint resolution for
continuing an additional clerk in 326

383
Awards under the treaty with the Chickasaw

Indians, joint resolution providing for
the payment of the ceriificates of 376

383

B.
Babbitt's anti-attrition metal, concerning an

appropriation for the purchase of the
patent for

382, 385
Bagby, A. P., of Alabama, 205, 220, 238, 261, 262

267, 299, 304, 341, 349, 35
resolution by

- 315
credentials of

32
remarks on the Oregon bill

239
remarks on the joint resolution for es-

tablishing agencies for the inspection

and purchase of water-rotted hemp, 269
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson

302
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburion treaty as to the right
of search

336
(See Debates-Debts.)
Baltimore, Md., bill to continue in force an

act therein mentioned relating to 299
Bangor, Me., bill to authorize the appointment

of an assistant collector for the port
of

- 166
Bank of the State of Alabama, bill authorizing,

its notes to be received in payment of
lands sold in that State on certain con-
ditions

330, 336, 340
Bank of the United States, concerning 220
Banks in the District of Columbia, the bill to
continue the charters of the several, 226

364, 365, 371, 377
remarks by-
Mr. Allen

364, 365, 371
Mr. Buchanan

- 365
Mr. Conrad

. 364
Mr. Miller

364, 365
Mr. Walker

365
Bankrupt law, petitions, &c., on the subject of

the repeal of the, 54, 63, 69, 75, 79
81, 88, 94, 99, 100, 103, 104, 110, 118
127, 133, 143, 152, 157, 161, 162, 166
169, 175, 186, 192, 198, 205, 211, 212
220, 226, 237, 238, 244, 262, 275, 280
Mr. Benion's remarks concerning

69
the bill to repeal the, 33, 38, 45, 46, 51
147, 181, 185, 238, 275, 281, 315, 321

327, 338, 344, 362, 375, 380
remarks by-
Mr. Allen

346, 349
Mr. Benton

51, 52, 47, 342, 347
Mr. Berrien, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341

342, 347, 349
Mr. Buchanan

347, 348, 349
Mr. Choate

· 346
Mr. Conrad

347, 349
Mr. Crittenden

45, 342, 346, 349
Mr. Graham

46
Mr. Huntington

· 346
Mr. King

45, 238, 342, 347
Mr. Smith of Connecticut 346, 349
Mr. Tallmadge, 45, 46, 51, 84, 238, 342
Mr. Tappan

346
Mr. Walker

342, 346, 347
Mr. Woodbury

. 347
Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana, 37, 41, 50
54, 61, 70, 141, 161, 261, 267, 275, 276

296, 299, 304, 365, 377
resolutions by, 74, 79, 111, 119, 133, 142

158

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Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana-

remarks concerning improvement of
the navigation of the Western walers, 164

165
his recollections touching the contro-

versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-
ing the red-lined map

- 170
(See Debts.)
Bates, J. C., of Massachusetts, 30, 39, 47, 50, 61

63, 69, 84, 95, 110, 112, 127, 143, 147
157, 161, 166, 180, 185, 186, 198, 211
220, 226, 233, 238, 267, 280, 287, 311
327, 311, 345, 353, 363, 364, 366, 370

371, 372, 376, 387, 391
remarks on the bill to revive the pen-
sion act of July, 1838

388
Bayard, R. H., of Delaware, 30, 38, 39, 45, 46

50, 54, 63, 75, 79, 81, 84, 85, 110, 112
121, 127, 128, 133, 134, 142, 153, 161
166, 181, 186, 188, 198, 206, 212, 235
238, 243, 263, 264, 299, 304, 321, 322
327, 328, 340, 341, 345, 346, 354, 363

371, 376, 377, 382, 383, 387, 390
resolutions by

39, 235, 326
remarks on the joint resolution to estab-

lish agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water-rotted hemp, 227, 262

263
remarks on enlistments in the army,
navy, and marine corps

175
remarks on the naval appropriation
bill

concerning a floating or dry duck, 327

(See Debates-Debts.)
Benlon, Thomas H., of Missouri, 1, 31, 33, 62

63, 70, 74, 75, 84, 95, 99, 104, 112
113, 119, 143, 147, 148, 162, 166, 175
230, 238, 261, 267, 268, 275, 287, 288
326, 327, 328, 345, 365, 366, 370, 371

372, 377, 383
resolutions submitted by, 1, 2, 41, 50, 54
63, 74, 79, 85, 94, 99, 119, 237, 252

262, 275, 281, 321, 327, 341, 345
his bill to repeal the bankrupt law 38
remarks concerning the repeal of the

bankrupt act - 51, 52, 147, 342, 347
remarks on the expunging resolution, 41
remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 64

65, 79, 85, 252, 262
remarks on the Oregon bill, 74, 106, 112

154, 172, 176, 234, 238, 239
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search

331, 332, 333
his recollections pending the contro-

versy, in secret session, between
Messrs. Benton and Rives, concern-
ing the red-lined map, 111, 119, 120, 121

169, 170, 171
remarks on the bill reviving the act

of July, 1838, allowing pensions 10
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution

389
remarks on the subject of making an

appropriation for the improvement of

the navigation of the Western waters, 165
remarks concerning the establishment

of agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water rolled hemp,

226, 263
remarks on the bill to provide for the
mission to China

391, 392
remarks on the army appropriåtion bill, 267

268
(See Debates-Oregon.)
Berrien, J. M., of Georgia, 37, 41, 49, 63, 69

84, 85, 88, 89, 94, 100, 104, 127, 128
141, 142, 143, 148, 157, 158, 162, 181
192, 198, 201, 206, 207, 220, 233, 244
288, 296, 314, 315, 321, 322, 331, 310
312, 345, 354, 363, 365, 372, 377, 381

390
resolutions by

46, 49
remarks on the Oregon bill

- 212
remarks on the bill to repeal the bank-
rupt act, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341, 342

347, 349
eulogium on Richard H. Habersham
of Georgia, deceased

62
remarks on the proposition to print the

report of the Judiciary Committee con-

cerning the repeal of the bankrupt law, 238
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson

315, 321

Berrien, J. M., of Georgia-

remarks on the resolutions adopted by

the Legislature of Georgia, censuring
his political course

377
(See Debates-Debts.)
Bills introduced on leave, 41, 45, 49, 50, 54, 61

62, 63, 70, 74, 79, 83, 84, 85, 88, 89
104, 111, 127, 141, 148, 153, 157, 169
211, 212, 229, 233, 252, 262, 267, 293

331
Bills reported from committees, 54, 62, 63,

73
79, 81, 85, 88, 94, 99, 100, 104, 111
118, 121, 127, 133, 141, 147, 148, 152
158, 161, 162, 166, 174, 180, 181, 192
206, 211, 220, 226, 229, 233, 235, 238
244, 252, 261, 267, 275, 276, 280, 287
288, 292, 293, 299, 304, 311, 320, 325
326, 330, 331, 340, 341, 345, 353, 362

365, 370, 371, 376, 377, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions passed, 74, 75, 95, 100

133, 149, 159, 166, 182, 192, 206, 220
240, 244, 252, 263, 267, 276, 281, 292
296, 299, 311, 315, 330, 331, 337, 340
341, 362, 363, 364, 370, 371, 372, 376

377, 378, 379, 383, 387, 391
Bills and joint resolutions rejected, 149, 158, 206

226, 267, 276, 287, 311, 320, 341, 345

353, 354, 364, 371, 372, 383, 387
Books and public documents received from the

House of Peers of France, concerning
the

261
Books distributed to members of Congress, de-
bate concerning the appropriation to

382, 383
Boundary. (See Northeastern Boundary.)

line of Ohio, bill concerning the, and

the admission of Michigan into the
Union -

50, 166, 370
bill directing the running of the north-

ern line of the reserve of the half-
breed Sac and Fox tribe of Indians, 365

383
between the United States and Texas, 79

133
Boyd, Gordon B., late receiver of public mo-

neys at Columbus, Mississippi, joint
resolution to authorize the settlement
of the liabilities of the securities of 149

152
Bresee, Sidney S, Senator elect from Illinois,
the credentials of

88
Buchanan, James, of Pennsylvania, 2, 30, 40, 54

61, 69, 73, 75, 84, 94, 110, 118, 127
140, 142, 161, 164, 175, 181, 185, 188
198, 211, 219, 220, 230, 238, 243, 255
263, 264, 266, 275, 311, 321, 328, 331
336, 337, 341, 342, 365, 371, 376, 377

394
credentials of

158
resolutions by

2, 104, 118
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the

Petersburg Railroad Co., and con-
cerning the importation of railroad
iron free of duty

181, 187
remarks on the joint resolution for es-

tablishing agencies for the inspection

and purchase of water-rotted hemp · 263
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268
remarks on the naval appropriation bill, 322
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson

316
remarks on the bill to repeal the bank-

347, 348, 349
remarks on the bill to extend the char-
ters of the District banks

- 365
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 381
remarks on the bill to revive the act of

July, 1838, allowing pensions to the
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution

388, 389
(See Debates—Debts )

C.
Cadets in the West Point Academy, concern-

ing the appointment and apportion-
ment of

268, 315, 342
Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina, 54, 110, 121

128, 142, 161, 166, 186, 192, 222, 235
240, 244, 252, 268, 275, 276, 322, 327

328, 341, 379, 382
his recollections pending the controver-

sy, in secret session, between Messrs.
Rives and Benton, concerning the red-

111, 170
remarks on the Oregon bill, 133, 134, 142

149, 227, 239

Calhoun, John C., of South Carolina,

remarks on the subject of improving the

navigation of the Western waters - 164
remarks on the navy appropriation bill, 322
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search

- 335
remarks on the bill making appropria-

tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-
tions of the Ashburtop treaty

378
remarks on the treasury note bill - 381

(See Debates-Debts )
Calhoun, James F., bill for the relief of, 365, 372
Camden, N. J., bill reducing the salary of the

surveyor of the port of, 299, 331, 372
Canal, the Louisville and Portland, debate con-

cerning onerous exactions on the com-

merce of the Western rivers by the - 287
Caroline affair, the

119, 188
Catalogues of the library of Congress, debate

on the proposilion for the distribution
of

94, 100
Centre College, Kentucky, bill to transfer to

the trustees of the, lands heretofore
granted to the Kentucky Asylum for

educating the deaf, dumb, and blind - 372
Census, Compendium of the Sixth, the petition

and proposition for pay for printing
the

61
joint resolution for the distribution of the,

and appropriation to defray the ex-
pense

148, 276, 315, 381
the appropriation to defray the expense
of printing the Compendium of the - 381

383, 391, 393
Chaplain to the Senate

38
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Company, bill

for the relinquishment to Maryland,
&c., of the stock held in the, by the

United States, 175, 185, 198, 275, 281
Chicago, Illinois, bill to establish a new collec-
tion district at

293
China, bill to provide the means for future in-
tercourse with

363, 391, 392
Choate, R., of Mass., 45, 49, 99, 141, 143, 162
176, 186, 229, 233, 239, 275, 280, 311

320, 327, 342, 376, 382
remarks on the bankrupt bill

- 346
remarks on the Oregon bill, 134, 171, 176

235, 238, 239
remarks concerning an editorial criti-

cism in the Globe, of his production of
the map in the Senate

.243
Civil and diplomatic appropriation bill, 79, 81

377, 381, 382, 390, 391, 392, 393
Claims, Committee on, bills reported from the, 63

69, 118, 133, 152, 161, 174, 181, 206
220, 233, 252, 261, 267, 275, 292, 293

330, 370, 376
reports from the, 104, 133, 161, 181, 2016

220, 267, 287, 293
Claims against the Government, new rule con-

cerning legislation on, 45, 50, 63, 70
bill providing for the settlement of the

claims for supplies furnished the Flo-
rida militia

320, 383
(See Land claims-Mexican claims-Massa-

chusetts claims.)
Clay, John Randolph, late secretary of lega.

tion of the United States to the court

of Vienna, bill for the relief of, 275, 372
Clayton, T., of Delaware, 30, 41, 50, 63, 79,

103, 152, 166, 211, 243, 264, 267, 363
Clinch, Duncan L, bill for the relief of - 362
Cloth cases

140, 169
Coin, the bill to regulate the currency of for-

eign gold and silver - 63, 79, 112, 245
the bill to fix the computation at the cus-
tom-house of certain German, 304, 345

379
Commerce, the Committee on, resolutions in-
structing the

74, 85, 235
reports from the, 99, 147, 261, 267, 330
bills and joint resolutions reported from

the, 62, 73, 99, 147, 180, 220, 261, 267

280, 299, 330, 345, 354, 363, 377, 387
Commerce on the northwestern lakes, bill for
the protection of

354
bill for the protection of, and construc-
tion of harbors on the lakes

363
bill for the protection of, on the western
shores of Lake Michigan

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Commerce and navigation, the annual state-
ment of

342
Comet and Encominm, bill making indemnity
for slaves taken from on board the 50

100, 128, 133, 267
Committees, standing, announced

41
Commissioner of the General Land Office,
call upon the, for information

99
Commissioner of the Public Buildings, bill to
fix the compensation of the

- 372
Conrad, C. M., of Louisiana, 1, 2, 45, 54, 61

63, 70, 73, 75, 88, 127, 133, 143, 153
157, 161, 166, 186, 192, 220, 233, 239
244, 287, 292, 294, 327, 328, 342, 372

392
resolutions submitted by, 1, 54, 62, 63, 95

133, 142
remarks on the bill to suppress private
expresses

246, 252, 253
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 268
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
Gen. Jackson -

316, 321
remarks on the bankrupt bill 347, 349

remarks on the Districi banks bill 364
Cooper, Dr. Thomas, petition to refund the fine

imposed on him under the alien and
sedition law

- 110
Copyright to Richard H. Wilde, 41, 141, 181, 192

to John Rowlett, bill to continue it to 372
Court, at Williamsport, Pa., bill providing for
the holding of a

· 331
bill to amend the act establishing a dis-

trict court of the United States at
Wheeling

127
bill to repeal the act changing the time

of holding, the circuit and district
courts in Ohio

262, 371
bill for altering the time for holding the

circuit courts of the United States for

the district of Connecticut 206, 252
bill to alter the place of holding the dis-

trict court of the United Stales for the
district of New Jersey

226, 252
bill to change the place of holding the
circuit court of the United States for
the district of Maine -

244
bill to change the time of holding the

district and circuit courts for the east-
ern district of Tennessee

371
Crafts, Samuel C., of Vermont, 30, 94, 133, 164

180, 219
the credentials of

33
Crittenden, John J., of Kentucky, 2, 31, 43, 45

52, 64, 74, 75, 85, 88, 100, 104, 106
112, 127, 128, 133, 140, 141, 161, 175
181, 182, 192, 198, 201, 220, 226, 261
262, 282, 289, 299, 311, 315, 320, 322

325, 342, 345, 362, 364, 365, 366, 371
the credentials of

· 175
resolutions submitted by

2, 75
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267
remarks on the Oregon bill"

· 105
remarks on the bankrupt act, 46, 342, 346, 349
remarks on the proposition to print the

report on the fine on Gen. Jackson 148
remarks on the subject of improving the

navigation of the Western waters 165
remarks on the joint resolution to estab.

lish agencies for the inspection and
purchase of water-rotted hemp, 226, 227

262
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel on the construction of the
Ashburton treaty as to the right of
search

• 335
(See Debates-Debts.)
Cumberland road, bill making surther appro-
priation for the continuation of the 233

366
petition on the subject of the

· 275
Curiosities. (See Natural curiosities.)
Custom-house, New York, bill to reduce the

number and compensation of the of-
ficers and others employed in the, 280, 299

330
Cathbert, A., of Georgia

299, 322, 327
remarks concerning the speech of Sir

Robert Peel on the construction of the
Ashburton treaty as to the right of
search -

- 335
he presents and debates the resolutions

adopted by the Legislature of Georgia,
censuring the political course of Mr.
Berrien

. 377
(See Debts.)

246,

Enlistments in the army, navy, and marine

corps, bill to regnlate 127, 133, 175
Evans, George S., of Maine, 20, 37, 45, 47, 54

61, °63, 79, 81, 89, 94, 103, 110, 11
113, 118, 127, 141, 142, 147, 149, 15%
153, 157, 158, 164, 166, 175, 181, 182
185, 186, 188, 192, 198, 205, 206, 219
226, 227, 229, 237, 238, 243, 244, 251
261, 263, 275, 280, 292, 304, 308, 311
320, 321, 322, 325, 326, 327, 328, 336
340, 342, 345, 353, 362, 363, 364, 366
371, 377, 379, 380, 382, 387, 390, 391

392, 393
resolutions by

255, 288, 341
remarks on his resolution on the subject

of the tariff, the currency, economy,
and retrenchment

255, 276, 281
remarks on the bill for the benefit of the
Petersburg Railroad Co.

187
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267

268, 315
remarks concerning the construction of

the Ashburton irealy as to the right of
search

334
remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, 363
remarks on the navy pension bill 364
remarks on the treasury note bill, 380, 390
remarks on the oppropriation to pay for

printing the Compendiumot the Sixth
Census

381
Exchequer, the bill to modify the several acts

establishing the Treasury Department,
so as to create a board of, 33, 45, 85, 175

192, 198, 240, 243, 244, 267
petitions, &c., concerning the plan for a
board of, 141, 161, 16 166, 180, 185

186, 192, 205, 211, 251, 340
Exploring and surveying expedition, bill for
the relief of certain officers of the late, 371

377, 383
Expresses, private, bill to prevent the employ-

ment of, on mail routes, and for the
prevention of frauds on the revenues
of the Post Office Department 111,

211
220, 229, 233, 234, 245, 252, 263
remarks by-
Mr. Conrad

253
Mr. Henderson

212, 220, 229
Mr. Huntington

252
Mr. Merrick 211, 212, 220, 229, 233

231, 245, 252, 253
Mr. Porter

229, 245, 252
Mr. Walker

- 246
Extra allowances to officers of the Government,
bill to prohibit any

362, 383
Expunging resolution, Mr. Bayard's proposi-

tion to rescind . - 39, 46, 328, 341
Mr, Benton's amendment to

41

D.
Dayton, Wm. L, of New Jersey, 30, 110, 148

152, 180, 219, 226, 243, 252, 253, 266

267, 275, 299, 315, 321, 363, 372, 382
the credentials of

33
resolution concerning retrenchment and
economy and the iariff

281, 288
remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
Gen. Jackson

316, 321
Deaf, dumb, and blind, bill granting land to

the several States for the education of
the, and for the benefit of insane per.

304, 330
Debates and proceedings of Congress, bill to
provide for the publication of the, 292, 226

345, 354, 355, 366
remarks on, by-
Mr. Allen

355, 356, 357, 358
Mr. Archer

356
Mr. Bagby

- 358
Mr. Bayard

- 354
Mr. Benton

354, 355, 357, 358
Mr. Berrien

· 358
Mr. Buchanan, 354, 356, 357, 358
Mr. Calhoun

355
Mr. Crittenden

357, 359
Mr. Henderson

356, 357, 358
Mr. King

354, 356, 357, 358
Mr. McRoberts

355, 356, 357
Mr. Morehead

355, 359
Mr. Sevier

354, 357, 359
Mr. Smith of Connecticut

- 353
Mr. l'appan

356, 357
Mr. Walker

354, 356, 358
Mr. Woodbridge

356, 357
Mr. Woodbury, 355, 356, 357, 358
Mr. Wright

354, 355, 356, 357
Debts, State, the assumption of, resolutions, &c.,
concerning the

70, 74, 81, 293
communication from the President of
the United States concerning

81
remarks on the several resolutions of

Messrs. McDuffie, Bayard, Allen,
Rives, Merrick, and Walker, con-
cerning

293, 299, 315, 326
remarks on, by-

Mr. Allen, 293, 295, 296, 299, 306, 313
Mr. Archer

308, 326, 327
Mr. Bagby

295, 306, 307
Mr. Barrow

304, 305, 326
Mr. Bayard

306, 326
Mr. Berrien

306, 314
Mr. Buchanan

306
Mr. Calhoun -

293, 294, 308
Mr. Crittenden

306, 307, 311
Mr. Conrad

294, 307
Mr. Cuthbert

• 308
Mr. Graham

- 306
Mr. Henderson

• 294
Mr. King

294, 299
Mr. McDuffie. 307, 311, 312, 313
Mr. Merrick 293, 294, 306, 313, 326
Mr. Miller

293, 294
Mr. Rives

293, 299, 304, 305
Mr. Walker, 294, 304, 307, 313, 314, 315

326
Mr. Woodbury

· 293
Mr. Wright

· 294
DeKalb, Maj. Gen. Baron, deceased, bill for

the relief of the legal representatives
of

370
Detroit, Michigan, joint resolution in relation

to certain properly purchased for the
United States in the city of

377, 383
District of Columbia. (See Banks—Infants

Imprisonment for debt.)
bills reported from the Committee on the, 141

148, 169, 226, 267, 275
Distribution to the States, concerning

· 157
Docks, floating or dry, debale concerning the
erection of a, at New York, 322, 327, 328

377
Drawbacks on foreign merchandise exported

in original packages to Chihuahua
and Santa Fe, in Mexico, 50, 62, 74, 89

95
generally on goods exported in original
packages

. 261
Duties, joint resolution concerning reciprocal - 229

bill for the remission of, on railroad
iron

238, 372, 393

E.
Elections, contested, bill relating to the taking
of testimony in cases of

363

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F.

325

326

Fillebrown, Thomas, bill for the relief of 89
Fine. (See Jackson.)
Finance, Committee on, bills reported from

the, 79, 111, 118, 127, 141, 147, 166, 229
238, 244, 251, 292, 304, 320, 325, 340

350, 362, 371, 377, 387
reports from the .
Flürida militia. (See Claims.)

bill making appropriations for the com-

pletion of the public buildings in 371
Foreign Relations, Committee on, bills reported

from 100, 206, 275, 326, 363, 371
resolution instructing the

104
reports from

- 206
Fort Gibson, concerning an appropriation for 364
Fortifications, bill making appropriations for
certain -

340, 364
Frank, bill to authorize the chief clerk to the

Secretary of Siate to frank official doc-
uments

252
Franking privilege, petitions and resolutions of

the State Legislatures on the subject
and the bill to correct the abuse and
to regulate the use of the, 111, 133, 157

192, 364
Fremont, Lieut., his expedition to the Rocky
Mountains, and Mr. Linn's remarks

389
Fallon, Robert, bill for the relief of the heirs of, 280

320
Fulton, W. S., of Arkansas, 40, 41, 45, 46, 50
54, 63, 74, 112, 127, 133, 148, 153, 162

262
remarks on the Oregon bill

261,

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