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FIFTY FOURTH YEAR OF AME RIC AN IN DE PEN DEN CE.

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ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1831. By GRAY & Bow EN, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of Massachusetts.

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Pa UNITED STATES.–Inauguration of General Jackson.—State of Public Affairs. g

—Political Principles of President.—New Cabinet.—Removals--Opposition in Senate.—Post-office Department.—Dissensions in the Cabinet.—Controversy between the President and Vice President.—Cause and consequence thereof. .

Situation of the Country.—Claims upon France; origin of Claims.—Claims
upon Denmark; settlement of.-History of French Claims; negotiations con-
cerning same.—Brazil.—Negotiations with Turkey; Treaty.—Great Britain;
Colonial Controversy; History of Dispute.—Policy of Great Britain ; of Unite

States.—Law of 1818; of 1820.-Negotiation.—British Law of 1822.-Law of
1823–American Ports opened.—British Law of 1925.—Colonial Ports closed.—
Negotiations renewed.—Proceedings in Congress-Concessions by United
States.—American Ports opened.—Colonial Ports opened. - - - -

Treaties between the United States and Cherokees.—Condition of Cherokees.— Constitution adopted by do.—Policy of Georgia.—Views of Federal Government.—Question between the Cherokees and the United States.—Conduct of Georgia.-Proceedings in Congress.-Bill reported in Senate.—Proceedings in Senate.—In House.—Passage of Bill.—Character of Bill. . -

Opinions in South Carolina.—Proceedings in Southern States.—Nullification.—
Public Lands; system of disposing of same.—Pretensions of Indiana and Illi-

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Opening of the First Session of Twentyfirst Congress-President's Message.—
Retrenchment.—Amendments to Constitution.—United States Bank.-Tariff;
Bill to enforce; Policy; Discussion of and Passage.—Bills to reduce Duty on
Salt; on Molasses; on Tea and Coffee.—Tonnage Duties.—Cash Duties.—Mr
Benton's Scheme.—Mr Cambreleng's Navigation Bill.—Discussion concerning
prosperity of Country. .. - - - - - - -

Treasury Report for 1829–Appropriations for 1830—Support of Government.—

Discussion on Bill.—Naval Service.—Marine Corps.-Fortifications.—Engineer
Department.—Military Service.—Indian Department.—Massachusetts Claim.

Progress of Internal Improvement.—Act of 1824.—Opposition to System.—Cour e of Discussion.—President's Opinion.—Orleans and Buffalo Road Bill.—Surve Bill ; Discussion concerning same.—Conditional Approval.—Maysville Ro § Bill; Rejected.—Discussion on Message.—Washington Turnpike Bill ; Rejected.—Louisville Canal and Lighthouse Dills; Retained.—Harbor Bill.

MEXICO.—Condition of Country.—Invasion from Havana—Defeat and Capitulation of Invaders.-Revolution.—Separation of Yucatan.-Abdication of Guerreo— Bustamente chosen. - - - -

COLOMBIA.—Mosquera elected President.—Castillo's project of a Constitution. —Congress convoked on January, 1830.—Attempt to introduce a Monarchy.— Revolt of Cordova.—Arrival of Bolivar at Bogotá.-Resigns his office to Congress.—Message to Congress; Character of do.—Separation of Venezuela. Causes of Discontent.—Overthrow of Government.—Negotiations.—Mosquera chosen by Congress.—Commotions at Bogota.-Constitution accepted.—Sucre assassinated.—Movements in favor of Bolivar.—Dissolution of the Government. —Bolivar reassumes the Government.—Bolivar's death. t -

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