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THE

CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE:

CONTAINING

SKETCHES OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

THIRD 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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IJfDEX

CO THE TWELFTH VOLUME OF THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE

kbolition of slavery in (he District of Colum-
bia, petitions on the subject of, 133, 233

330
L.fricans recaptured on the coast of Africa,
concerning the appropriation lor the
support of - 328, 335,336,345

African squadron, concerning the, 41,50,63,79
331,332,333,334,335,336
Agricultural Bank of Mississippi, bill for the

reliefofihe - - 80, 141, 180

Vlabama, bill for the relief of certain citizens
of, 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

Mbemarle Sound and Atlantic ocean, bill di-
recting a survey of a direct commu-
nication between the - - 157, 180
Mien, Win, of Ohio, 8, 31, 63, 75, 128, 133
149, 161, 181, 205, 286, 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 treatv 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, 305

371
remarks on the proposition to give to
the present Congress printers 20 per
cent, above the contract price for ex-
ecuting the public priming - 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
(See Debts.)
Alexandria, in the District of Columbia, bill

to amend the charter of the town of, 141

181, 192
Apportionment bill, protest of a State Legis-
lature against - 104
Appropriation bills, the civil and diplomatic, 79
81, 377, 381, 382,390, 391, 392, 393
the army and military academy, 233, 244
267,268,315,342
the naval, 263,321, 322, 327, 328, 331, 337
Indian - 340, 363
pension - 261, 263
Cumberland road - - 233, 366
fortification - - - 310, 364
for the fulfilment of the stipulations ol
the Ashburton treaty. 366, 371, 372, 377

378, 379

SENATE.

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, 214, 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, 1%

188

remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 63

64, 85, 262

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 - . . 149

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 fulfilment of stipulations
of the Ashburton treaty - 378,379

remarks on the presrnlttion 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 - - . 39^ 392

remarks on the bill to indemnify Major
General Jackson - . 3ifi) 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 Sla es and Choctaw Indians, 54

..„ . . 89,95

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 - - . . 137, 133

Army and the military academy, bill making

appropriation for the support of the, 233

,c r, , 214,267,315, 342

(See Enlistments.)

an act respecting the reorganization nf
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 - - 23 24
concerning the "Creole" case - -' 24
concerning the "Caroline" affair - 26
concerning impressment - - 28
Ashburton treaty. (See 1 reaty.)
Assumption. (See Debts of the States.)
Alherton, 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 certificates ol - 376

383

B.

Babbitt's anti attrition metal, concerning an
appropriation for the purchase of the
patent for - - . 382, 383

Bagby, A. P., of Alabama, 205, 220, 238, 261, 262
267,299,304,341,349,354
resolution by - - - - 345

credentials of - - . - 321

remarks on the Oregon bill - - 239

remaikson the joint resolution for es-
tablishing agencies for the inspection
and purchase of water-rotted hemp, 263
remarks on the bill to indemnify' Major

General Jackson - '. - 302

remarks concerning the speech of Sir
Robert Peel, on the construction of
the Ashburton treaty as to the right
of search - - ... 336

(See Dsbates—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
ils 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. Benton'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 bjt—

Mr. Allen - - - 346, 349

Mr. Benton - 51,52,47,342,347

Mr. Berrien, 45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341

342, 317, 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

347, 349

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

r*u>lu ions by, 74, 79, 111, 119, 133, 142

156

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