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Yeas and Nays-
Page. Yeas a nd Nays-

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on the third reading of the bill to suspend,

on the bill supplementary to the bill to pro.
for a limited time, the second section of the

vide an additional armament

592
bill for regulating foreign coins

488

on the third reading of the bill making appro.
on the passage of the bill

489

priations for completing the public build-
on the motion for leave to bring in a bill to

ings in the city of Washington

537
repeal the act of last session laying duties

on the passage of the bill

539
on stamped vellum, parchment, and paper 490

on the motion for printing the iostructions to
on the motion to restore the second section

the American Envoys at Paris

538
of the bill to amend the several acts for

on the bill to establish the Navy Department 541
laying duties on distilled spirits and on

on the third reading of the bill to enable the
stills

492 President to raise a provisional army 544
on adhering 'o an amendment to said bill 493 on an amendment and on its passage

546
on the motion to postpone the consideration

on the motion to amend the amendments of
of a motion proposing amendments to the

the House

561
Constitution

494
on the bill supplementary to the above

584
on the report of the committee on the mode

on the motion to make it a standing rule, that
of administering oaths in cases of im-

no Senator shall give or receive a visit from
peachment

503 any foreign minister or agent, without leave
on fixing a day for the consideration of the

and consent of the Senate

550
bill for regulating proceedings in cases of

on the resolution authorizing Mr. Pinckney
impeachment

505

to accept certain presents offered him by the
on the motion to amend the amendment to

Governments of Great Britain and Spain · 553
the 3d section of said bill

508 on the bill for the more effectual protection of
on other questions of amendment to the bill - 509

the commerce and coasts of the U, States. 563
on an amendment to the bill making appro-

on the bill in addition to the above act

582
priations to defray expenses of holding a

on the bill further to protect the commerce of
treaty with certain Indians

507
the United States

601
on agreeing to the report of the committee ap-

on the 7th section of the bill concerning aliens 565
pointed to report rules of proceeding in the

on other questions relative to said bill 566, 567,
case of the impeachment of Wm. Blount - 514

569, 569, 573, 575
on an amendment to the bill for an amica-

on the passage of the bill

575
ble settlement of limits with Georgia, and

on an amendment to the bill making appro-
to establish a Government in the Mississip-

priations for support of the Military Estab-
pi Territory, and on the passage of the bill 515 lishment

572
on an amendment to the bill to provide for

on the bill to suspend commercial intercourse
the widows and children of deceased offi-

with France and the dependencies thereof - 573
cers

516 on an amendment to the bill supplementary to
on the motion to postpone the further consid-

the act to establish an uniform rule of natu-
eration of the bill

518
ralization

577
on receding from an amendment to said bill 519 on the passage of the bill

578
on an amendment to the bill making an ap-

on an amendment to the bill to authorize the
propriation for support of the Government

President to accept armed vessels offered for
for the year seventeen hundred and ninety-

the use of the United States

578, 579
eight
521 on the passage of the bill

580
on the motion to expunge the 3d section of

on the bill to amend the act providing a naval
the bill providing the means of foreign in-

armament, and the act authorizing the Pre-
tercourse

521

sident to purchase a number of small ves-
on the bill authorizing a grant of lands to Ste-

sels to be equipped as galleys

583
phen Monot and other inhabitants of Gal-

on the act to authorize the defence of merchant
liopolis

522
vessels against Freoch depredations

584
on the bill for the relief of the legal represent-

on the third reading of the bill to punish frauds
atives of Thomas Clark

524
on the Bank of the United States

585
on the bill giving assent of Congress to an act

on the passage of the bill

586
of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 525

on agreeing to the enacting clause in the bill
on the bill to enable the President to purchase

declaring the treaties between the United
or lease one or more foundries

528
States and France void

587
on a resolution respecting the expediency of

on the passage of the bill

588
laying an embargo on all vessels of the Uni-

on granting leave to bring in a bill to define
ted States other than those employed in the

the crime of treason, and to define and pun.
coasting trade and fisheries

531
ish the crime of sedition

590
on an amendment to the bill to provide an ad-

on committing the bill

591
ditional armament
533 on the third reading

597
on its passage

538 on motions to amend the bill, on its passage 599
on the motion to postpone the consideration

on amending the amendments of the House - 609
of the amendments of the House to the

on sundry motions relative to the bill to regu-
next session

545

late the landing of French passengers and
on agreeing to the amendments

547

other foreigners arriving in the U. States 593, 594

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Senate Proceedings.

Yeas and Nays-
on amendments to the bill to provide for the

valuation of lands and dwelling-houses,
and the enumeration of the slaves in the
United States

594, 595, 596
on the passage of the bill

597
on the bill limiting the time within which

claims against the United States for credits
on the books of the Treasury may be pre-
sented for allowance

598
on the bill to amend the act to provide for the

sale of lands in the Territory Northwest of
the Ohio river

600
on agreeing to a part of the report on the bill
to lay and collect a direct tax

602
on amendments to the bill

603, 608
on amendments to the bill to enable the Pre-

sident to borrow money for the public ser-
vice

604, 606
on the bill for encouraging the capture of

French armed vessels
on the bill making further appropriations for
an additional naval armament

610
on postponing the consideration of the census
bill to the next session

611
on the bill to augment the army

611
on the third reading of the bill for the re-
lief of John Vaughan

612
on postponing it to the next session

606

Yeas and Nays-
on an amendment to the bill

2227
on its passage

2230
on an amendment to the census bill

2202
on the bill for the punishment of certain
crimes therein specified

2206
on the motion to strike out the second section

of the bill for the better organizing of the
troops of the United States

2208
on the bill respecting the balances due by the
individual States

2210
on the motions to expunge the 4th and 5th

sections of the bill further to suspend com-
mercial intercourse with France, and the
dependencies thereof

2212, 2213
on motions to amend said bill, and on its pas-
sage

2214
on the motion to strike out the 8th section of

the bill to amend the act providing for the
sale of lands in the Territory Northwest of
the Ohio

. 2216
on the bill vesting the power of retaliation in

the President of the United States in cer-
tain cases

2218
on amendments to the bill giving eventual au-

thority to the President to augment the
army

2222
on the passage of the bill

2224
on the third reading of the bill to augment

the salaries of the principal officers of the
Executive Departments

2229
on the passage of the bill

2230
on an amendment to the bill to establish the
Post Office

2236
on the third reading of the bill to authorize a
detachment of the militia -

2239
on an amendment to the bill

2241
on the resolution granting extra compensation

to the principal and engrossing clerks in the

office of the Secretary of the Senate 2242
on two resolutions respec ing the impeacha-
bility of William Blount

2318

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615
on its passage

616
on suspeading the 13th rule

613
on postponing the consideration of the bill re-

specting the balances due by the individual
States

613
on the passage of the bill

617
on the third reading of the bill to alter the

time for the next meeting of Congress 614
on suspending the 12th rule

615
on the motion for leave to introduce a bill to

authorize the ac ptance of the cession, by
the State of Connecticut, of the territory
called the Western Reserve

2199

5th Con.-B

INDEX

TO THE PROCEEDINGS AND DEBATES OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS.

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

FIRST SESSION.

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SECOND SESSION.

A.
Arms, ammunition, &c.—-continued

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a bill for the same purpose, received from the
Senate

247
Accounts, motion respecting the accounts of mem-

ordered to be re engrossed

253
bers, laid on the table
387 ordered to the third reading

266
Address, the President's, at the opening of the ses.

passed

267
sion

54 resolution calling on the President for a re-
Adjournment, resolution proposing to adjourn on

turn of arms

231
24th June, laid on the table
333 suspended

466
time altered to the 28th
358 resolution for the purchase of arms

283
resolution from the Senate fixing a time for,

committed

332
disagreed to

400
report laid on the table

377
resolution for adjourning on 10th July, agreed Artillerists and engineers, a bill for raising an addi-
to

458
tional corps of, received

266
Agent. (See British debts.)

committed

268
Agents, bill directing the appointinent of agents

disagreed to

347
in relation to the 6th article of the treaty

resolution calling on the Secretary of War for
with Great Britain, reported

314

an account of the number now in service,
ordered to be engrossed

333 and the posts at which they are stationed 331
passed
334 call answered

334
the amendments of the Senate disagreed to 391 Assistant Doorkeeper elected

52
Allen, Mr., of Connecticut, on the answer to the
President's address

219, 232
on defensive measures

296 Abrogation of treaties. (See France.)
on the bill for protection of the poris and þar- Absent members, resolution for refusing leave of
bors of the United States

306, 310, 322 absence to members, except in cases of sick-
on The bill for the protection of the trade of

1558
the United States
383 laid on the table

· 1559
on stamp duties
403 negatived

1870
on the duties on salt

441 Accountant of the War Department, report on the
Answer to the President's Speech, a committee ap-

memorial of

1771
pointed to prepare it

60 a bill granting additional compensation to re-
committee has leave to sit during the session

ported

· 1773
of the House
63 passed

. 1783
the answer reported

67 Accountant of the Navy, a bill from the Senate to
amendments proposed

69, 136
establish this office, received -

2128
rejected
193 title altered, and the bill passed

2174
other amendments proposed

194 Accounts between the United States and the indi.
answer adopted as amended

233

vidual States ; a resolution respecting the
delivered -

236

balances reported to be due by the individ.
President's reply

237
ual States, laid on the table

- 2087
Appropriations, communication from the Secretary

committed

. 2115
of the Treasury, calling for additional 386 reported

2128
bill making additional, for the year seventeen

a bill in pursuance of the report, reported and
hundred and ninety seven, reported

408
committed

2173
debated
433 passed

- 2176
ordered to be engrossed
440 rejected by the Senate

2185
passed

441 | Acts of Limitation, report respecting the expedi-
amended by the Senate

447

ency of exempting certain claims from the
amendment concurred in

462 operation of the acts of limitation, commit-
Arms, ammunition, &c., a resolution to prohibit

ted

682
the exportation of -
239 reported

703

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House Proceedings and Debates.
Acts of Limitation continued.
Page. Allen, Mr.—continued.

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debate thereon -

706
on the foreign intercourse bill

854
report from the Secretary of War on the sub-

on relations with France 1357, 1358, 1360, 1368,
ject, received
813

2118
resolutions reported by the committee - - 1045

on the bill for the protection of the trade of
agreed to -

- 1046
the United States -

- 1473, 1476
Address, the President's, at the opening of the ses-

on the Naturalization law

- 1578, 1580
sion

630
on the bill for raising a provisional army

- 1755
motion for preparing an answer

635

on the bill to provide arms for the militia · 1933
agreed to -

637
on seditious practices

- 1970
committee appointed to prepare it

638 on the increase of the Military Establishment 2089,
report of the committee
642

2090, 2091
debated

645

on the bill for the punishment of crimes - 2093
agreed to -

647 Amendments. (See Constitution.)
answer presented—President's reply

652
Addresses approving the course of the President in

American seamen, report on the operation of the
the negotiations with France 1522, 1554, 1630,

act for relief and protection of, committed 629
debated -

655
1682
Adjournment, resolution proposing to adjourn on

committee appointed to bring in a bill for the
the 14th of June, laid on the table

relief of

763
1840
negatived

bill reported

809
• 1854
resolution for appointing a committee to report

amendments proposed

- 1035
bill recommitted

- 1068
a time proper for adjourning, laid on the
table

resolution for appointing a committee to re-

- 1876
debated

port what further measures are necessary
. 1877

to enable the President to afford to those
agreed to, and the committee appointed . 1878
report of the committee

detained in foreign countries the means of

- 1926
agreed to -

returning home

1683
- 2033
resolution for adjourning on the 2d of July,

Answer to the President's Speech. (See Address.)
laid on the table

2033 Appropriations, report on the subject of appropria-
amendment of the Senate altering the time to

tions for the year seventeen hundred and
the 16th of July, agreed to

- 2139
ninety-eight

- 785, 789, 818
the adjournment

- 2186

a bill making partial appropriations for the
Aliens, resolution forbidding aliens holding any

year seventeen hundred and ninety eight,
office of honor, profit, or trust, under the

reported

797
United States, debated

. 1570
passed -

801
committed

. 1571

a bill providing for the civil expenses of the
withdrawa

· 1573

Government for the year seventeen hun-
resolution for the removal or apprehension of

dred and ninety-eight, reported and com-
aliens, natives of countries at war with the

mitted

830
United States, conimitted

- 1631
reported

845
resolution instructing the committee to report

bill making appropriations for the service of
what measures should be taken to remove

the year seventeen hundred and ninety-
aliens and seditious persons, laid on the

eight, reported

903
table

- 1725
ordered to be engrossed

1030
agreed to -

- 1771
passed

1031
a bill respecting alien enemies, reported - 1773

bill making appropriations for the support of
debated.

- 1785 the new regiment of artillery and engineers 1899,
ordered to third reading -

1978
. 1792
further debated -

. 1793
passed -

- 2005
bill recommitted

1796

a bill making certain additional appropria-
reported

- 1896
tions, passed

- 2176
debated

2034

Armed vessels, instructions to commanders of . 1783
ordered to the third reading

2035
laid on the table

- 1784
passed

• 2049
debated

- 1797
Senate amendments agreed to

2088
committed

- 1812
a bill concerning aliens, received from the

reported -

1813
Senate

a bill to authorize the President to accept

1896
debated

1973,
1973, 1998, 2005

such armed vessels as may be offered for
passed

• 2028
the public service -

1938
Alexander, William, report on the petition of,

Arms and ammunition, a bill to continue the act
agreed to

845 to prohibit the exportation of, reported - 1240
bill for his relief reported
864 ordered to third reading

- 1276
passed
· 1043 passed -

- 1285
Allen, Mr., of Connecticut, on the Quaker memo- Army, a bill from the Senate to authorize the
rial

662 President to raise a provisional army, de-
on the Acts of Limitation
709, 710, 715 bated

1525
on the bill for the protection of commerce 774 committed

- 1542

House Proceedings and Debates.

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Army-continued.
Page. Alien and sedition laws--continued.

Page.
Committee of the Whole discharged, and the

refe: red

2959
bill referred to a select committee

1561

report of the select committee made and com-
reported

1594
mitted

2955
debated

1631, 1701
debate on it

. 2985
ordered to the third reading

1770 Aliens, resolution declaring it inexpedient to re-
passed

- 1772

peal the laws of last session respecting
a bill supplementary to the above, reported - 1916 aliens

2992
debated

1933, 1939
agreed to

3002
passed

1954

Allen, Mr., of Connecticut, on stamp duties 2569
a resolution respecting the expediency of aug-

on usurpation of Executive authority 2593, 2704
mening the provisional army, laid on the

on the motion for printing the despatches from
table

2084
the American Envoys at Paris

2729
committed

2128
on the alien and sedition laws

2800
a bill to augment the United States Army,

on the resolution for expelling Mr. Lyon, of
reported

2114
Vermont, from the House

2965
debated

2129

on the bill authorizing a detachment from the
(See, also, Military Establishment.)

militia -

2976
Articles of Impeachment of William Blount 948 Amendments. (See Constitution.)
Artillerists and engineers, resolution for raising an American seamen. (See Seamen.)
additional corps of

1383 Answer to President's Speech. (See Address.)
debated

1402

Appropriations, a bill making, for the year seven-
agreed to and a bill ordered

· 1412

teen hundred and ninety-nine, reported 2791
bill reported

1413
ordered to the third reading

- 2956
debated

· 1415
passed

- 2973
ordered to the third reading

- 1426

a bill making additional for, reported 1799, 2985
passed

1427
ordered to the third reading

- 3021
Arts. (See Useful Arts.)

passed

- 3022
Attorney General, resolution for granting him the

Army, bill from the Senate giving eventual au-
franking privilege

828

thority to the President to augment the
bill for that purpose, reported

981

Army, explained and committed - 2926
amended and ordered to the third reading 1033

debate on it

• 3022
passed

1034

Arnold Thomas, a bill for his relief, reported - 2956
Aupoix, Pierre, report on the petition of, consid-

Assistant Postmaster General, a resolution for in-
ered

1414

creasing his salary agreed to, and a bill for
a bill for his relief reported

1426

that purpose ordered to be brought in - 3021
ordered to the third reading

1522
bill reported

. 3022
Accounts. (See Balances.)

B.
Address, the President's, at the opening of the
session

2420
committee appointed to prepare an answer 2425
answer reported

2437 Baldwin, Mr., of Georgia, on the answer to the
presented

2442
Fresident's Speech

97, 206, 214
President's reply

2442
on defensive measures

243, 247
Alien and sedition laws, resolution authorizing the

on the bill for defence of the ports and har.
Secretary of State to cause to be published

bors of the United States

318
and dis ributed a certain number of copies

on the bill for raising an additional corps of
of the acts “respecting alien enemies,”

artillery

343
and “in addition to the act for the punish.

on stamp duties

430
ment of certain crimes," laid on the table 2427

on additional appropriations

438
taken up and debated

2429, 2445 Bayard, Mr., of Delaware, on the answer to the
negatived

2455
President's Speech

218
petitions and addresses for the repeal of the

on the bill for the defence of the ports and
laws so called, presented and referred 2785, 2795,

harbors of the United States

313, 319
2807, 2906, 2907, 2934, 2955, 2959, 2985 Beckley, John, nominated for Clerk of the House 51
debate on the reference of an address from

vote for

52
Virginia, praying a repeal of the laws 2798 Blount, Thomas, of North Carolina, on the an-
referred

2802
swer to the Preside nt's Speech

235
debate on the reference of a petition from

on defensive measures
natives of Ireland for the same object 2884 requisition for militia -

293
referred

2985 on appointing a Committee of Ways and
deba'e on the motion to discharge the Com-

Means
mittee of the Whole from said petitions and

on the bill for defence of the ports and har-
to refer them to a select committee

2885
bors of the United States

99
motion carried and select committee appointed 2905 on the bill authorizing a detachment from the
debate on the reference of an address from

militia -

336, 337, 338
Pennsylvania
• 2957 on stamp duties

401, 404

THIRD SESSION.

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