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Doorkeeper, Assistant, appointed

- 2190 Foreign Intercourse, a bill providing the means of
Duties, a bill to alter the stamp duties on foreign

intercourse with foreign nations, received - 516
bills of exchange and bills of lading, imposed

committed

517
by the act laying duties on stamped vellum,

reported

519
&c., received
2211 ordered to the third reading

520
committed
2212 passed

521
reported

2228 Foundries, a bill reported to enable the President
passed

2229

to purchase or lease one or more foundries 525
a bill to regulate the collection of the duties

ordered to the third reading

526
on imports and tonnage, received
2216 amended and passed

528
committed -

- 2217 France, a bill to suspend commercial intercourse
reported

• 2218 with France and the dependencies thereof,
recommitted

2219
received -

570
reported with amendments

2220 committed
passed
2221 reported

572
D'Yrujo, Chevalier, a letter from, to the chairman

amended and passed

573
of the committee on the impeachment of

amendment concurred in
William Blount -

2414 a resolution authorizing the printing and dis-

tribution of a certain number of copies of

the instructions to, and despatches from,
FIRST SESSION.
the American Envoys at Paris

583
Embargoes, bill authorizing the President to lay,

concurred in

• 584
regulate, and revoke embargoes, introduced 527

a bill declaring the treaties between France
ordered to the third reading

and the United States void

28
rejected

considered -
30

587
Enrolled bills, a joint committee on, appointed

• 588
20

passed
amendments of the House concurred in 602

a bill to amend the act to suspend commercial
Edgar, John, and others, petition of, praying per-

intercourse with, introduced

615
mission to lay out certain donation lands

reported

616
on the waters of Kaskaskia creek, present-

passed
ed and committed

504 committee of conference appointed on the
reported on

516
amerdment of the House

618
report agreed to
517 report of the committee

619
Embargo, resolution relative to the expediency of Frank, John, a bill for his relief, received

485
laying an embargo on all vessels of the U.

committed -

486
States, other than those employed in the

reported and passed

487
coasting trade and fisheries, negatived 531 Franking privilege, a bill granting the franking
Enrolled bills, a joint committee on, appointed 478

privilege to the Attorney General and to the
Executive Department, motion for instituting a

officer commanding the United States
separate Executive Department for the

troops, received

506
superintendence of the naval affairs of the

committed

507
United States. (See Navy Department.)

reported
Executive session called
620 rejected

512
a bill granting the franking privilege to the
Secretary of the Navy, introduced

583
Eaton, Captain, his deposition in the case of Wil-

passed
liam Blount

2402 Frauds. (See Bank of the United States.)
Executive salaries, a bill for augmenting the sala- French armed ships, a bill for encouraging the
ries of certain executive officers, reported - 2225 capture of, reported

604
amendments reported
2228 ordered to the third reading

605
bill ordered to the third reading

- 2229
passed

• 606
non-concurred in by the House

612
French passengers, a bill to regulate the landing of
SECOND SESSION.

French passengers and other persons arriv-
Folwell, Richard, resolution for subscribing for a

ing in the United States from foreign coun.
number of copies of his edition of the Jour-

tries, reported

593
nals of Congress
613 passed

594
Foreign coins, a bill for suspending for a limited

THIRD SESSION,
time the second section of the act for regu- France, a bill further to suspend commercial inter-
lating foreign coins, received

479 course with France and her dependencies,
reported with amendments

481
received and committed

- 2207
recommitted
484 amendments reported

- 2210
reported

485 motions for expunging the 4th and 5th sec-
report agreed to

486
tions negatived

2219
bill ordered to the third reading
488 bill ordered to the third reading

2213
passed with amendments
489 passed

2214

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Franklin, John, his deposition in the case of Wil-

Haskill, Jonathan, a bill for the relief of, received - 2208

2209
liam Blount

committed -
2380
reported

- 2217
French citizens, a bill concerning French citizens

ordered to third reading

· 2220
captured and brought into the U. States 2226

passed

2222
passed

- 2231

Health Laws, committee appointed on that por-

tion of the President's Speech respecting
the expediency of establishing regulations

in aid of the health laws of the several
Great Britain, a bill for the appointment of agents

States.

2196
in relation to the 6th article of the Treaty

(See Quarantine.)
with, received and committed

23 Holden, Abel, jr., his deposition in the case of
reported with amendments

26
William Blount -

2412
ordered to the third reading

27 Hopkins, Elias B., his deposition in the case of
passed

29
William Blount.

2317
Hunter, John, resignation of

• 2199

I.
Galleys, a bill authorizing the President to purchase

a number of small vessels to be equipped as
galleys, reported -

548 Impeachment. (See Blount, William.)
ordered to the third reading

549 Ingersoll, Jared, of Pennsylvania, one of the coun-
passed
550

38

sel for William Blount
Georgia, a remonstrance from the Legislature of, in

relation to the act regulating trade with the Imlay, William, bill for the relief of, reported 479
Indian tribes and certain Indian treaties,

passed

479
laid over

475 Impeachment, a bill for regulating proceedings in
committed

490
cases of, reported

491
reported on
· 1582 considered -

508
Government officers, motion for appointing a com-

third reading of the bill negatived

509
mittee to consider what addition ought to

a committee appointed to report a mode of
be made to the compensation of officers re-

proceeding in cases of

494
sident at the seat of Government
578 report of the committee

495
(See also, Clerks and Executive salaries.) recommitted, again reported, and adopted 496
Grasse, Count de. (See De Grasse.)

report on the mode of administering oaths in
cases of -

503
discharge of the committee

506
Garranger, Lewis and Charles, petition of, re-

form of the writ of summons

513
specting military establishments, fire-arms, Imprisonment for debts due the United States.
&c., laid on the table

2224

(See Debtors.)
postponed to the next session

2243 Instructions and despatches, resolution for print-
Gazzam, Taylor, and Jones, of Philadelphia, a bill

ing certain. (See France.)
for the relief of, received -

- 2208 Indians, a bill appropriating a sum of money to
committed -

2209 defray expenses of holding a treaty with
reported

2213
certain, received and committed

495
recommitted
2219 reported

504
reported, with amendments
2220 passed with amendments

507
passed

2222

concurred in
Grant, James, examination of, in the case of Wil-

THIRD SESSION.
liam Blount
- 2395 Impeachment, court of, formed

2196
(See Blount, William.)
H.

Imports and tonnage. (See Duties.)
Indians, a committee appointed on the act to reg.

ulate trade and intercourse with the Indian
Health officer and harbor master, bill giving as-

tribes

2209
sent of Congress to an act of the State of

a bill to regulate trade and intercourse with
North Carolina, in relation to the appoint-

the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on
ment of those officers for the port of Wil-

the frontiers, reported

- 2235
mington

477
passed

- 2237
Hobart, John Sloss, of New York, resignation of 541 Ingersoll, Jared, of Pennsylvania, his argument in
Hutchins, Thomas, petition of, praying compen-

the case of William Blount

2278
sation for the sufferings and services of his
late father, the Geographer-General, laid

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490
Journals of Congress, a memorial praying that

measures may be taken to encourage the
Harper, Mr., of South Carolina, his argument in

publication of the, presented

584
the case of the impeachment of William

committed -

607
Blount.

2294
report thereon

611

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Journals of Congress-

the Senate insist

487
resolution directing a subscription for four

conference appointed—Senate adhere

488
hundred copies of the Journals proposed to

the House recede

489
be published by Richard Folwell

613

L.
Judiciary, motion for appointing a committee to

revise the judiciary system, postponed 478, 479
committed

480 Land Titles, a bill reported for confirming titles to
the committee instructed to report by bill 518

certain lands

32
a bill reported

525

postponed to next session
a bill supplementary to the act to establish Lewis, Thomas, a bill for the relief of, received 38
the judicial courts, reported
527, 532 rejected

44
further consideration postponed to the next

Light Dragoons, a bill for raising an additional
session

545, 548 corps of, negatived
motion for arranging the several judicial dis. Loan, a bill authorizing a loan, received

36
tricts of the United States into four cir-

committed -

37
cuits
549 passed

38
committed -

553
report thereon

556 | Lands, petition of Stephen Monot and others, in-
a bill to alter and extend the provisions of the

habitants of Galliopolis, praying for a grant
act to establish the judicial courts, reported 556 of certain lands, presented and laid on the
ordered to the third reading

558
table

495
recommitted
559 committed

496
reported with amendments

561
reported and a bill ordered

512
report agreed to

563
a bill authorizing the grant reported

517
bill passed -
564 passed

522
a bill providing compensation for marshals,

a bill to authorize che sale of certain lands
jurors, witnesses, &c., received

562

between the Great and Little Miami rivers
committed -

563
postponed

495
reported

578

recommitted, reported, and again postponed 498
postponed to the next session

585
passed

504
a bill in addition to the act to establish the

committee appointed to report what alterations
judicial courts received

608

are necessary in the act for the sale of lands
passed

611

in the Territory Northwest of the Ohio 542
a bill to amend the said act reported

548
committed

554
Journals of Congress, resolution authorizing a sub-

662
scription for four hundred copies of the

reported with amendment
2239
ordered to the third reading

577
amended and passed

2240
passed

600
Judiciary, a bill supplementary to the act to estab-

resolution requesting the Secretary of the
lish the judicial courts of the United States,

Treasury to report the progress made by
reported -

2204

the Surveyor General in laying off the
committed -

- 2206

lands directed to be surveyed by the acts
postponed to the next session
2242

542
a bill providing for the security of bail in cer-

of the 18th May and 1st June, 1796

report of the Secretary of the Treasury on
tain cases, reported

2216

the state of the Western lands, received
amendments reported

2225
and committed

554
passed

2229
a bill providing compensation for marshals,

Lands and dwelling-houses, a bill to provide for

the valuation of, and for the enumeration
jurors, &c., received

2223

of slaves in the United States, received 579
amendments reported

2225
committed -

580
ordered to the third reading

2230
reported

585
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recommitted

587
reported

588
considered

594
Kentucky, message announcing the ratification, by

ordered to the third reading

595
this State, of the amendment to the Con-

further considered -

596
stitution respecting the suability of States 483 passed with amendments

597
Kentucky, Tennessee, and Maine, a committee

the amendments concurred in

598
appointed to report on the expediency of al. Lapsley, Margaret, petition of, praying renewal
tering the time for holding United States

of lost certificate, presented and committed 522
courts in these districts
544 reported on

524
Kosciusko, General, a bill providing for the pay- Lapsley, Samuel, a bill for relief of the legal rep-
ment of the interest on a certificate due

resentatives of, reported

525
him, received and committed
483 ordered to the third reading

527
reported, and ordered to the third reading 484 passed

589
amended and passed

485 Laws, committee appointed to report on such as
amendment disagreed to by the House

486
will expire before the next session

474

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Lewis, Thomas, a bill for the relief of, received 560 Lands and dwelling-houses, a bill to amend the
committed

561

act providing for the valuation of, received 2214
reported, and third reading negatived
605 committed

- 2215
Lieutenant General. (See Washington, Gen.)

amendments reported

- 2223
Light-houses, &c., a bill authorizing the erection

agreed to

2226
of a light-house, and placing buoys at cer-

bill.ordered to the third reading and passed 2227
tain places therein mentioned, received 513 Laurance, John, of New York, elected President
reported

515
pro tempore

- 2189
passed with amendments

517 Laws of the United States, a bill in addition to
motion for appointing a committee to report

the act for the more general promulgation
on the expediency of erecting a light-

of, passed

2239
house at Old Point Comfort, (Va.) erect- Lesher, George, deposition of, in the case of Wil-
ing a beacon at Tybee island, (Ga.) and

liam Blount

2370
fixing buoys at the mouth of the Savan- Lewis, Thomas, petition of, presented and com-
nah

517
mitted

- 2199
resolution requesting the Secretary of the

bill for the relief of, reported

2205
Treasury to report on the necessity of these

passed

2208
measures and the expense attending them 519 Light-houses, &c., a bill for erecting a beacon on
a bill for erecting light houses, and placing

Boon Island received and committed 2230
buoys and stakes at places therein named,

reported

- 2232
received
543 passed

· 2233
reported

544 Lovely, W. L., deposition of, in the case of Wil-
passed

546
liam Blount

2388
another bill, for the same purpose, received
and committed

600

M.
reported

605
passed

612
Loan, a bill to enable the President to borrow

Message, the President's, on the subject of the
money for the public service, received 590

delay in running the Florida boundary
committed

591
line

21
reported

602

transmitting duplicates of certain documents 25
ordered to third reading

604

on the subject of building two ships for the
passed with amendments

606

Dey of Algiers, and in relation to the pow-
conference appointed on one of the amend-

ers and salary of the consul at that place 26
607
on the subject of foreign intelligence

33
the Senate recede

611 Mileage, bill allowing full mileage to the members
the House recede from their disagreement 614

of boih Houses, reported -

32
a bill to authorize the President to obtain a

passed

32
loan on the credit of the direct tax, re- Military Establishment, a bill for the augmenta.
ceived

613

tion of the regular arıillery and cavalry, and
committed

614

making arrangements for a provisional ar-
reported

616
my, reported

17, 18
passed

617 a bill for raising an additional corps of light-
Loan Office Certificates, &c., a bill respecting

dragoous, negatived

22
them received

560 Militia, a bill authorizing a detachment from the,
comunitted

561
received

23
ordered to the third reading

571

reported
passed

572
passed

25

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597
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601

Lands, committee appointed to report what amend-

ments are necessary in the act providing
for the sale of lands in the Territory North-
west of the Ohio

2201
a bill to amend said act reported

2212
ordered to the third reading

2216
passed

2217
a bill to amend the act regulating grants of

lands for military services, and for the So-
ciety of United Brethren, received and
committed

2234
amendments reported -

2236
bill passed

2238
a bill authorizing the sale of certain lands be-

tween the Great and Little Miami rivers,
and giving a pre-emption to certain pur-
chasers, received and committed

2235
reported and passed

2238

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Merchant vessels, a bill to authorize the defence of, Militia, a bill directing the payment of a detach-
against French depredations, received 579

ment of militia for services in the expedition
committed -

580
of 1794, under Major Ore, received

551
reported
582

552

committed
ordered to the third reading
583 reported

554
passed
584 passed

555
amendments concurred

587
a bill providing arms for, received

581
Message, the President's, communicating a letter

committed -

582
from the Judges of the Supreme Court on

reported

591
the subject of altering the time for holding

ordered to the third reading

593
the Circuit Court for Delaware

478
passed

597
transmitting a report of the Secretary of State Military Establishment, a bill making appropria-
on the subject of the ratification of the

tions for the support of, for the year seven-
amendment to the Constitution respecting

teen hundred and ninety-eight, received 550
the suability of States
481 committed -

551

567
transmitting a representation from the Secre-

reported
tary of War of the state of affairs in his de-

passed with amendments

572
partment
482 amendments concurred in

574, 575
transmitting a report from the Secretary of

a bill to amend the act to amend and in part
State and a copy of the act of Kentucky

repeal the act to fix and establish the, re-

552
ratifying the amendment to the Constitu-

ported
tion
483 committed -

554
announcing the appointment of Commission-

reported

557
ers to treat with the Cherokee Indians and

passed

558
recommending an appropriation to defray Military stores, &c. (See Arms.)
expenses of the treaty

489 Mississippi Territory, a bill authorizing the estab.
transmitting a representation from the Judge

lishment of a government for this territory,
of the Pennsylvania district, and a re-

reported

511

515
port of the Attorney General in relation to

passed
the act for relief of persons imprisoned for

amended by the House

532
491 amendment concurred in

533
transmitting a report from the Secretary of McKinley, Hugh, motion for allowing him a per
State furnishing additional information on

diem for labor and attendance upon the Se
the state of affairs in tbe territories on the

nate

599
Mississippi, with the Indians, and with the

agreed to

601
Spanish Government

492
transmitting copies of two acts of the British Marine corps, a bill authorizing an augmentation
Parliament

496

of the corps, received and committed 2232
transmitting sundry papers in relation to out-

reported and ordered to a third reading 2233
rages committed in the harbor of Charleston

passed

2235
by a French privateer

497 Mathers, James, jr., uppointed assistant door-
transmitting an account of expenditures from

keeper

- 2190
the contingent fund

504 his account of expenses in serving process up-
transmitting an account of expenditures un.

on William Blount, referred to a committee 2213
der the act making appropriations for

resolution granting him extra compensation - 2242
prosecuting claims of American citizens Mathers, James, sen., a bill for relief of, reported 2220
for property captured by the belligerent

ordered to the third reading

2222
Powers
510 passed

2223
transmitting a memorial from the Commis-

resolution granting him extra compensation - 2242
sioners of the city of Washington

511 | Medical Establishment, a bill for the regulation of
transmitting despatches from the American

the, reported

2206
Envoys at Paris 516, 535, 555, 571, 581 committed

2225
on the subject of despatches from the Ameri-

reported

2227
can Envoys, and recommending measures

ordered to the third reading

2228
for the defence of the country and the pro-

passed

2229
tection of commercial interests

523 Message, the President's, enclosing a report from
transmitting a letter from Mr. Gerry and in-

the Secretary of War in relation to the mil-
structions to him
585 itary establishment

2199
transmitting a letter and certain documents

transmitting an account of expenditures from
from the Governor of Pennsylvania

592
the Executive contingent fund

2200
requesting a postponement of the adjourn-

enclosing a communication upon the subject
ment

611
of our relations with France

2203
transmitting a letter from General Wash-

enclosing a report from the Secretary of State
ington accepting the appointment of Lieu-

upon the above subject, -

2203
tenant General and Commander-in-Chief . 621 enclosing an edict of the French Directory - 2206
making sundry nominations for military ap-

enclosing a report from the Director of the
pointments
623, 624 Mint

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