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IN IDEX

TO THE TW E L FT H W O L U M E OF THE CONGRESSION AL GLOB E.

A.

Abolition of slavery in the District of Colum-
bia, petitions on the subject of, 133, ;
Africans recaptured on the coast of Africa,
concerning the appropriation for the
support of - 328, 335, 336,345
African squadron, concerning the, 41, 50, 53.79
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
of, who lost their improvements in
consequence of the war with the
Creek Indians - - -
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 - - - -
remarks on the bill making appropria-
tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-
tions of the Ashburton treaty -
remarks on the bill to recharter the
banks in the District of Columbia, 364, ;
71
remarks on the proposition to give to
the present Congress printers 20 per
cent. 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
(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

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the naval, 263,321,322, 327, 328,331, 337
Indian - - or - - 340, 363
pension - - - - 261, 263
Cumberland road - - 233, 366
fortification - - - 340, 364

for the fulfilment of the stipulations of
the Ashburton treaty, 366, 371, 372, 377
378,379

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remarks concerning the quintuple treaty, 63
, 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 - - - 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 - 31, 332,333, 335, 336
(See Debates—Debts.)
Arkansas, bill for the relief of citizens of, who
lost their improvements in conse-
uence of the treaty between the
nited States and Choctaw Indians, 54
89, 95
bill for the relief of persons heretofores
residing within the supposed limits of
Arkansas and Louisiana, who were,
by the settlement of the boundary
line, thrown into the territory of
Texas - - - - 27, 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, 354, 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 T o
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 - 325

383

Awards under the treaty with the Chickasaw
Indians, joint resolution providing for
the payment of the certificates of - §

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Bankrupt law, petitions, &c., on the subject of
the repeal of the, 54,63, 69, 75, 79
84, 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 by—

Mr. Allen - - - 346, 349
51, 52, 47,342, 347
45, 51, 52, 275, 281, 341
342, 347, 349
347, 348, 349
- - 346

Mr. Benton -
Mr. Berrien,

Mr. Buchanan

Mr. Choate - -
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 - - - -
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
74, 79, 111, 119, 133, §
58

resolutions by,

Barrow, Alexander, of Louisiana—
remarks concerning improvement of
the navigation of the Western waters, 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, 19s, 211
220, 226, 233, 238, 267, 280, 287, 311
327, 341, 345, 353, 363, 364, 366, 370
371, 372, 376, 387, 391
remarks on the bill to revive the pen-
sion act of July, 1838 - -
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 * - - 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 - -
remarks on the naval appropriation
bill concerning a floating or dry dock, 327
(See Debates—Debts.)
Benton, 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
72, 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 §"P. treaty, 64
5, 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 to
widows of officers and soldiers of the
Revolution - - - -
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 rotted hemp, 226,263
remarks on the bill to provide for the
mission to China - - 391, 392
remarks on the army appropriation bill, 267
268

(See Debates—Oregon.)
Berrien, J. M., of Georgia, 37, 41, 49, 63, 69
84, 85, 88, 89, 94, 100, 104, i27, 128
141, 142, 143, 148, 157, 158, 162, 181
192, 198, 201, 206, 207, 220, 233, 244
288, 296, 314, 315, 321, 322, 331, 340
342, 345, 354, 303, 365, 372, 377, 381

390
resolutions by - - - 46, 89
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 - -
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

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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, 238, 252, 262, 267, 293

331
Bills reported from committees, 54, 62, 63, 73
79, 84, 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, 158, 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 - - - - -
Books distributed to members of Congress, de-
bate concerning the appropriation to
pay for - - - 382, 383
Boundary. (See Northeastern Boundary.)
line of Ohio, bill concerning the, and
the admissicn 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,

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365
383
between the United States and Texas, 79

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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 - - - -
remarks on the bill making appropria-
tion for the fulfilment of the stipula-
tions of the Ashburton treaty - 378
remarks on the treasury fiote 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 proposition for the distribution
- - - - 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
o proposition for pay for printing
the - - - - -
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, *;

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Chaplain to the Senate - - -

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 anew 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
77, 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, 206
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 surnished 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, 83
103, 152, 166, 211, 243, 264, 267, 363

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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 - - -
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 circuil and district
counts in Ohio - - 262, 371
bill for altering the time for holding the
circuit courts of the United States for
the district of Connecticut - s
bill to alter the place of holding the dis-
trict court of the United States 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 opriation 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

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Deaf, dumb, and blind, bill granting land to
the several States for the education of
the, and for the benefit of insane per-
sons - - - - , 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 - - - - 3

Mr. Buchanan, 354, 356, 357, 358
Mr. Calhoun - - - - 355
Mr. Crittenden - - 357, 359
Mr. Henderson - 356, 357, 358
Mr. oš - 354, 356, 357, 358
Mr. McRoberts - 355, 356, 357
Mr. Morehead - - 355, 358
Mr. Sevier - - 354, 357, 359
Mr. Smith of Connecticut - - 358
Mr. Tappan - - – 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

by—
o, 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 - - -
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 -

DeKalb, Maj. Gen. Baron, deceased, bill for
the relief of the legal representatives
o - - - - - 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, debate 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

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Enlistments in the army, navy, and marine
corps, bill to regulate - 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, 152
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, 267
y
remarks concerning the construction of
the Ashburton treaty 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 Compendium of 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, 164, 166, 180, 185
186, 192, 205, 211, 251, 340
Exploring and surveying expedition, bill for
the relief of certain officers of the late, 371
r
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 - - - 246, 253

Mr. Henderson - 212, 220, 229
- 252

Mr. Huntington - -
Mr. Merrick 211, 212, 220, 229, 233
234, 245,252, 253
Mr. Porter - - 229, 245, 252
Mr. Walker - - - - 246

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Fort Gibson, concerning an appropriation for 364
Fortifications, bill making appropriations for
certain - - - - , 364
Frank, bill to authorize the chief clerk to the
Secretary of State 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, j Mr. Linn's remarks

upon - - - - - 389
Fulton, Robert, bill for the relief of the heirs of, §

Fulton, W. S., of Arkansas, 40, 41, 45, 46, 50
54, 63, 74, 112, 127, 133, 148, 153, 162
261, 262

remarks on the Oregon bill - - 105

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