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Blount, Thomas, of N. Carolina-continued. Page.

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a letter from him to the Speaker, asking to be

Bankruptcy, motion for appointing a committee to
excused from voting upon the resolution re-

report a bill to provide for a uniform system
lative to the impeachment of bis brother,

of

643
William Blount, of Tennessee

458
committee appointed

644
is excused

459
number of the committee increased

692
Blount, William, Senator from Tennessee, resolu-

their report

786
lution for impeaching him, reported

448
withdrawn

788
agreed to -

459
again presented

796
resolution for appointing a committee to pre-

committee appointed to report a bill

463
pare articles of impeachment

bill reported and committed

970
committee appointed -

464 Bayard, Mr., of Delaware, on the answer to the
proceedings of the Senate in relation to the

President's Speech

646, 647
impeachment

465
on the Quaker memorial

664, 669
(See, also, Index to proceedings of the

on the report on the petition of the daughters
Senate.)

of the late Count De Grasse

794
Brent, Mr., of Virginia, on the answer to the

on the bill providing the means of foreign in-
President's Speech

207, 219, 229
tercourse

893, 1218
British debts, resolution for appointing an agent

on the case of Griswold and Lyon 1064, 1065
to attend to che interests of American citi -

on rules of the House

1291
zens in relation to the settlement of
268 on relations with France

1359
29)

on presents to ministers 1583, 1586, 1689, 1795
referred to a select committee

292
on additional revenue

1597, 1599
Brooks, Mr., of New York, on the answer to the

on the naturalization law

- 1779
President's Speech

109

on the bill respecting alien enemies 1786, 1788, 2002
on the bill to prohibit the exportation of arms,

on the protection of commerce 1827, 1833
&c.
248, 249, 251 on the defence of merchant vessels

- 1904
on defensive measures

- 1931
276, 288, 295 on the bill to provide arms for the militia
on the bill for defence of the ports and har.

on the bill sup ementary to the bill to raise
bors of the United States 301, 303, 310, 311,

a provisional army

1936, 1944, 1947
312, 317, 318, 324
on seditious practices

1965
on the bill for raising an additional corps of ar-

on the abrogation of treaties

2122
tillery

326, 345

on the bill supplementary to the bill to sus-
on the bill to authorize the President to pro-

pend commercial intercourse with France 2197
vide galleys or small vessels for the public

on the punishment of crimes

- 2136
service -

340 Bills of credit, report on the petition of sundry hold.
on the bill for the protection of the trade of

ers of, debated

1249
the United States
363, 367, 369, 384 agreed to -

1252
on stamp duties 387, 394, 399, 422, 427 Blount, Thomas, of North Carolina, on the Qua.
on the impeachment of Wm. Blount 456, 458, 463

ker memorial

666, 668
on the bill for the relief of the representatives
of deceased officers

811

on the bill for defence of the ports and harbors
Balances due by the individual States. (See Ac-

of the United States

1394, 1395
counts.)

Blount, William, late Senator from Tennessee, re-
Baldwin, Mr., of Georgia, on appointing a com-

port of the committee appointed at the last
mittee to report a bill to establish a uniform

session to collect evidence to substantiate
system of bankruptcy

644
the charges against him -

672
on the reference of the President's Speech 654 reading of documents referred to in the report 677
on the acts of limitation

712
the report, &c., laid on the table

679
on foreign coins

731 resolution directing the committee appointed
on the bill for the protection of the commerce

to prepare articles of impeachment, and to
of the United States

771
report said articles -

809
on the bill providing the means of intercourse

resolution laid on the table

810
with foreign nations
862 motion to take it up

820
on the bill for the settlement of limits with

motion withdrawn

821
Georgia

:279, 1304
renewed

837
on relations with France

1320, 1361
postponed

839
on the bill for the defence of the ports and

a supplementary report from the committee 847
harbors of the United States

1396
a further report

890
on the bill for raising a provisional army 1531 the articles of impeachment reported

919
letters of marque, &c.
1885 debated

947
seditious practices

- 1967

managers of the impeachment appointed 953, 957
on the bill respecting alien enemies

- 2003 the articles of impeachment sent up to the
Bank of the United States, a bill for the punish-

Senate

969
ment of frauds on, received

2033 proceedings of the Senate in the case, received 1143
ordered to the third reading
2038 referred to a select committee

1144
passed

2049
resolutions reported

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Blount, Wm. of Tennessee-continued.
Page.

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report of a committee of conference thereon - 1412
resolution received from the Senate in relation
to altering the return day of the summons

1426 Bail, a bill for the security of, in certain cases, re-
ceived

- 3017
another report on the case

1559
(See, also, Index to proceedings of the

Balances due by the individual States, a resolution
respecting the, laid on the table

2428
Senate.)

agreed to, and a bill ordered

2441
Breach of privilege: a Committee of Privilegee ap-

bill ordered to be engrossed

• 2492
pointed, and a resolution for expelling Mr.

passed

- 2493
Lyon, of Vermont, for an assault upon Mr.

amendments of the Senate considered
955

- 2820
Griswold, of Connecticut, referred thereto
the committee has leave to sit during the ses.

report of a committee of conference laid on the

958
sion of the House -

table

2857
amendments concurred in

- 2884
a letter from Mr Lyon referred to the com-
mittee

959

Baldwin, Mr., of Georgia, on usurpation of Exec-
961
utive authority

2522, 2626, 2669
report of the committee
debate on it

964, 966, 969, 970

on the remonstrance of Georgia 2546, 2548
a motion to amend the resolution reported by

Bankruptcy, committee appointed to report a bill

to establish an unisorm system of,
995

2426
the committee

bill reported
907

2441
agreed to -

debated

2465
a letter from Mr. Chipman, of Vermont, to

amendments submitted
999

- 2489
the chairman of the committee

- 1003

debated
another motion to amend the resolution

2552, 2556, 2577, 2582, 2649, 2656
bill rejected
1008

- 2677
negatived
vote on the resolution for expelling Mr. Lyon 1008 Bayard, Mr., of Delaware, on stamp duties 2560, 2568
rejected, two-thirds not concurring

1009 on the bankrupt law -

2579, 2582, 2656
the testimony in the case

1009 to 1025 on usurpation of Executive authority 2585, 2588,
narrative of Mr. Lyon

1025

2591, 2603, 2709
a second fracas between Messrs. Griswold and

on the motion for printing the despatches from
Lyon
1034 the American Envoys at Paris

2732
a report thereon

- 1048 on the bill to suspend commercial intercourse
Brent, Mr., of Virginia, on the bill to provide the

with France

- 2781
means of intercourse with foreign nations - 899 on the alien and sedition laws 2892, 2893, 2903

on increase of salaries

. 2923
on the bill for the protection of the trade of the
United States

1474 on the resolution for expelling Mr. Lyon 2959, 2966
on the bill for raising a provisional army 1637,

on increase of the Army

3034, 3038
1673, 1679 Blount, William, (late Senator from Tennessee,)
on the memorial of Captain Magnien's grena-

a vacancy in the committee of impeachment
1709, 1719
of, filled

2440
on the protection of commerce

1829 the House informed of the relurn of the sum.
Brooks, Mr., of New York, on the President's

mons issued by the Senate

2441
Speech

654 House informed of the failure of the accused
on acts of limitation

708, 711, 713

to appear, and of the readiness of the Sen-
on the bill for the protection of commerce 767

ate to proceed with the impeachment 2457
on the report on the petition of the daughters

report from the managers of the impeachment,
of Count De Grasse

793

requesting further time for preparing their
on the resolution for expelling Mr. Lyon 1008

proceedings

2458
his testimony in the case of Griswold and

resolution requesting the Senate to take mea-
Lyon

1014

sures for compelling the attendance of the
on relations with France 1324, 1356, 1360, 1363 accused laid over

2469
on the bill providing for the defence of the

taken up and debated

2471
ports and harbors of the United States 1396, 1398 negatived

2485
on the bill for raising an additional corps of

rules for conducting the impeachment received 2470
artillery

1408 motion directing the managers to proceed, not-
on the bill for the purchase of cannon, &c. 1437, withstanding the absence of the accused 2485
1438 negatived

2487
on the bill for the protection of the trade of the

the plea of the defendant's counsel received 2490
United States

1463, 1473
committed

2492
on the bill for raising a provisional army 1654, 1697, replication of the House

2551
1750, 1759

adjournment of the House to enable the man-
on the bill supplementary to the above 1943, 1948

agers to attend the trial

2564, 2648
on the memorial of Captain Magnien’s gren.

the House informed of the decision of the
adier company

1709, 1721

court dismissing the impeachment 2648
Brown, Obadiah, a bill for relief of, reported 1453 (See, also, index to proceedings of Senate.)
ordered to the third reading

1522 Boon Island, a bill to authorize the erection of a
Bryan, Colonel Nathan, of South Carolina, his

beacon on, reported

2956
death announced
1867 ordered to the third reading

- 2974
resolutions of respect, &c.
1868 passed

- 2985

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Page. Carmichael, William-continued.

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Brace, Mr., of Connecticut, on usurpation of execu-

committee appointed to report a bill to authorize
tive authority

- 2631
a settlement of the accounts of -

649
on the bill to suspend commercial intercourse

a bill for the relief of the widow of, reported 676
with France -

- 2771
debated -

690
Brooks, Mr., of New York, on the bill vesting the

recommitted

691
power of retaliation in the President of the

new bill reported

715
United States in certain cases - - 2908, 2910

debated

716
on increase of salaries

- 2925
ordered to be engrossed

717
C.
passed -

723
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resolution respecting a settlement of the ac-
Champlin, Mr. of Rhode Island, on defensive mea-

counts of the late, agreed to, and a bill for
that purpose ordered

- 1276
sures

275, 276
Chaplain, elected

a bill making appropriations to pay a balance

59
Chaplains, resolution for appointment of

due the legal representatives of, reported - 1285
53
ordered to the third reading

- 1296
China and India, memorial from merchants engaged

passed -

- 1297
in the trade with, praying a suspension of
duties on white cotton goods committed

Carpenter, Thomas, petition of, praying the aid of
252

Congress in his undertaking of publishing
Claiborne, T., of Virginia, on the election of Clerk - 51

the debates, committed

671
on exportation -

350, 353
report made and agreed to -

687
on stamp duties

399, 415
Claxton, Thomas, elected Doorkeeper

Census, a bill to provide for the enumeration of the

52
Clerk of the House, debate respecting the necessity

inhabitants of the United States, reported - 1897
of n

passed

- 2005, 2034
f nominating this officer

51

Champlin, Mr., of Rhode Island, on foreign coins - 756
election of
52

974
Cochran, Mr. of New York on the bill for the de-

on the case of Griswold and Lyon
his testimony in the above case

1022
fence of the ports and harbors of the Uni-

on stamp duties

1072
ted States

318
on the naturalization laws

1569
on stamp duties
Coit, Mr., of Connecticut, on appointing a commit-

388 Chaplains, resolution for appointment of, received - 630
debated

634
tee on unfinished business

635
on the answer to the President's Speech 135, 193 Chapman, John, of Pennsylvania, on foreign

agreed to -
194, 198, 209, 211
coins

720
on defensive measures

257

Cherokee Expedition, committee appointed to re-
on the bill for the protection of the trade of the
United States

port a bill for paying the militia who served
369, 376

in the expedition of 1794 against the Cher-
on stamp duties

389, 394, 415, 430
okees -

1524
Collection. (See Revenue.)

bill reported

- 1525
Commerce, resolution calling on the President for

ordered to the third reading

1558
on
American commerce since Oct. 1st 1796 - 290 Cherokees. (See Indians.)

- 1560
agreed to -

Chipman, Nathaniel, (Senator from Vermont,) a
message and other documents in answer thereto 357

letter from him to the chairman of the com-
(See, also, Trade.

mittee in the case of Messrs. Griswold and
Condy, Jonathan, W., elected Clerk of the House 52

Lyon .

999
Congress, a committee appointed to confer with the

his testimony in the above case

1022
Senate on the laws of last session fixing the Claiborne Thomas, of Virginia, on the foreign in-
time for the next meeting of -

377
tercourse bill

1116
the Senate refuse the conference -

387
a bill fixing the time for the next meeting of,

on the bill for raising an additional corps of
artillery

1425
received and ordered to be engrossed 408
Consuls and Vice Consuls, a bill concerning them

on the bill for protection of the trade of the
United States

1508
passed -

144

on the bill for establishing the Navy Depart-
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ment -

- 1548
Canada and Nova Scotia. (See Refugees.)

on direct taxes

- 1924, 2055
Cannon, arms, &c., resolution for appropriating

on the bill supplementary to the bill for rais-
money for the purchase of,
1384 ing a provisional army -

- 1944
agreed to, and a bill ordered

- 1414

on the bill respecting alien enemies - 1999
a bill reported
- 1426 on the increase of the army

- 2131
debated
1427 on the punishment of crimes

- 2133
ordered to the third reading

1439 Claiborne, W. C. C., of Tennessee, on land titles
passed

- 1440
in Tennessee

814, 817
Cantrill, Stephen, report on the petition of, con-

on the foreign intercourse bill - 916, 1207
sidered

1522 his testimony in the case of Messrs. Gris-
Carmichael, William, report on the petition for

wold and Lyon

- 1050
relief of the widow of, committed

629 on the bill for the purchase of cannon, &c. 1438
debated -
648 on presents to Ministers.

1584, 1587

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Claiborne, W. C. C., of Tenn.- continued. Page.

on the bill for raising a provisional army 1651 1766 Commerce, debate on the motion for giving leave
on the naturalization law

1781

to the committee on measures for the pro-
on the instructions to armed vessels · 1801

tection of commerce to report by bill or oth-
on the bill to suspend commercial intercourse

wise -

693
with France
1865 leave granted

700
on letters of marque, &c.

1882 a bill for the protection of commerce reported 764
on direct taxes -

1895, 1918, 1922 further reports from the committee 840, 1245, 1383
on the bill for the protection of the com-

a bill in addition to the bill for the more effec-
merce of the United States

2073 tual protection of the commerce and coasts
on the increase of the army

- 2131
of the United States received

1793
on the punishment of crimes
2135 committed

- 1812
Claims, a committee of, appointed

627
reported

1813
Claims against the United States, a bill limiting

debated

1815
the time witbin which claims for credit on

passed

2034
the books of the Treasury may be present-

a bill for the further protection of, reported, 2058
ed for allowance, reported
1116 debated

2064
ordered to the third reading
1245 passed

2083
passed

1248 Commerce and Manufactures, a committee on, ap-
Clark, Lucy, report on the petition of

952

pointed
a bill for relief of, reported

957 Commisioner of the Revenue, resolution for appoint-
Clark, General, of Georgia, committee appointed to

ing a committee to report on the expediency
inquire into the subject of a letter written

of abolishing the office of, laid on the table 784
by him to the Spanish Consul at Savannah,

agreed to and the committee appointed - 801
on the subject of proposals hostile 'o the

their report

841
United States Government
962 agreed to -

842
report of the committee

1559 Congress, a bill to authorize the President to post-
Clerk of the House, resolution authorizing him to

pone the meeting of, in certain cases, report-
employ an additional engrossing clerk- 2175

ed and debated

735
Clerks, report from the Secretary of War asking

bill lost

739
for additional, committed

804 a bill to alter the time for the next meeting of,
report on the subject of the salaries of, 957

debated

2173
a bill to revive and continue the act respect. Constitution, amendment ratified by Kentucky 809

ing the compensation of, reported · 1274 a message on the subject of amendments refer-
ordered to the third reading

- 1285
red to a select committee

846
passed -
1296 amendment ratified by Virginia

1029
amendments of the Senate comm tted 1440 propositions of amendment to, laid on the
disagreed to

· 1554
table

2132
the Senate insist

- 1558 Consuls, report respecting the reimbursement of
the House adhere

1582

money advanced by consuls in foreign coun-
Coal mines, petition of sundry citizens of Virginia

tries

. 1031
asking encouragement to their collieries,

debated

- 1275
presented and committed

918, 919
bill reported

1297
report on it
981 ordered to be engrossed

1372
Coins. (See Foreign Coins.)

passed

. 3175
Coit, Mr., of Connecticut, on encouragement to Contested election (See Rutherford, Robert.)
the useful arts

628 Contested elections, resolutions respecting the mode
on appointing a committee to report a bank-

of taking evidence in cases of, committed 639
rupt law
644 debated -

682
on the acts of limitation
710 referred to a select committee

687
on the case of Messrs. Griswold and Lyon 995, reported

735
996, 1002 a bill reported

741
his testimony in the above case
- 1020 amended

764
on stamp duties
- 1070 recommitted

775
on the foreign intercourse bill
- 1098 reported

801
on the naturalization law
1782 passed

$19
on compensation to collectors

1858 Continental securities. (See Acts of Limitation.)
on letters of marque, &c.

- 1882 Cotton goods, committee on manufactures, &c. in.
Collectors, a bill to regulate the compensation of,

structed to report on the expediency of en-
reported
1812 couraging the printing of

1040
debated

- 1856 Countervailing duties, resolution requesting the
reported

• 1869

President to cause to be laid before the
ordered to the third reading

- 1871

House a copy of the act of the British Par-
passed

1875

liament countervailing the duties laid by the
amendments agreed to

2133, 2139 United States upon foreign vessels, &c., -
College of Physicians of Philadelphia, a letter from

laid on the table

946
the President of this institution, on the sub- Coxe, Tench, late commissioner of the Revenue, a
ject of contagious diseases, laid on the table 927

letter from

775

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Page. Carmichael, William-continued.
Brace, Mr., of Connecticut, on usurpation of execu-

committee appointed to report a bill to authorize
tive authority

2631
a settlement of the accounts of -

649
on the bill to suspend commercial intercourse

a bill for the relief of the widow of, reported 676
with France -

2771
debated

690
Brooks, Mr., of New York, on the bill vesting the

recommitted

691
power of retaliation in the President of the

new bill reported

715
United States in certain cases - - 2908, 2910

debated

716
on increase of salaries

2925
ordered to be engrossed

717
C.
passed

723
resolution respecting a settlement of the ac-

counts of the late, agreed to, and a bill for
Champlin, Mr. of Rhode Island, on defensive mea-

that purpose ordered

1276
275, 276

a bill making appropriations to pay a balance
Chaplain, elected

59

due the legal representatives of, reported - 1285
Chaplains, resolution for appointment of

53
ordered to the third reading

- 1296
China and India, memorial from merchants engaged

passed

1297
in the trade with, praying a suspension of

Carpenter, Thomas, petition of, praying the aid of
duties on white cotton goods committed 252

Congress in his undertaking of publishing
Claiborne, T., of Virginia, on the election of Clerk - 51

the debates, committed

671
on exportation -

350, 353
report made and agreed to -

687
on stamp duties

399, 415

Census, a bill to provide for the enumeration of the
Claxton, Thomas, elected Doorkeeper

52

inhabitants of the United States, reported - 1897
Clerk of the House, debate respecting the necessity

passed

- 2005, 2034
of nominating this officer

51

Champlin, Mr., of Rhode Island, on foreign coins - 756
election of

52
on the case of Griswold and Lyon

974
Cochran, Mr. of New York on the bill for the de-

his testimony in the above case

1022
fence of the ports and harbors of the Uni-

on stamp duties

1072
ted States

318
on the naturalization laws

. 1569
on stamp duties

388

Chaplains, resolution for appointment of, received - 630
Coit, Mr., of Connecticut, on appointing a commit-

debated

634
tee on upfinished business

60, 61
agreed to -

635
on the answer to the President's Speech

135, 193

Chapman, John, of Pennsylvania, on foreign
194, 198, 209, 211
coins

720
on defensive measures

257 Cherokee Expedition, committee appointed to re-
on the bill for the protection of the trade of the

port a bill for paying the militia who served
United States

369, 376

in the expedition of 1794 against the Cher-
on stamp duties

389, 394, 415, 430
okees

1524
Collection. (See Revenue.)

bill reported

1525
Commerce, resolution calling on the President for

ordered to the third reading

1558
a report of the depredations committed on

passed

- 1560
American commerce since Oct. 1st 1796 - 290 Cherokees. (See Indians.)
agreed to ·

291

Chipman, Nathaniel, (Senator from Vermont,) a
message and other documents in answer thereto 357

letter from him to the chairman of the com-
(See, also, Trade.

mittee in the case of Messrs. Griswold and
Condy, Jonathan, W., elected Clerk of the House 52

Lyon

999
Congress, a committee appointed to confer with the

his testimony in the above case

1022
Senate on the laws of last session fixing the Claiborne Thomas, of Virginia, on the foreign in-
time for the next meeting of

377
tercourse bill

1116
the Senate refuse the conference -

on the bill for raising an additional corps of
a bill fixing the time for the next meeting of,

artillery

1425
received and ordered to be engrossed 408

on the bill for protection of the trade of the
Consuls and Vice Consuls, a bill concerning them

United States

1508
passed -

144
on the bill for establishing the Navy Depart-

- 1548
Canada and Nova Scotia. (See Refugees.)

on direct taxes

- 1924, 2055
Cannon, arms, &c., resolution for appropriating

cn the bill supplementary to the bill for rais-
money for the purchase of,
1384 ing a provisional army -

1944
agreed to, and a bill ordered
- 1414 on the bill respecting alien enemies

1999
a bill reported
- 1426 on the increase of the army

- 2131
debated

1427
on the punishment of crimes

- 2133
ordered to the third reading

· 1439 Claiborne, W. C. C., of Tennessee, on land titles
passed

1440
in Tennessee

814, 817
Cantrill, Stephen, report on the petition of, con-

on the foreign intercourse bill - 916, 1207
sidered

1522 his testimony in the case of Messrs. Gris-
Carmichael, William, report on the petition for

wold and Lyon .

1050
relief of the widow of, committed

629

on the bill for the purchase of cannon, &c. 1438
debated

on presents to Ministers

1584, 1587

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