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Federal Convention, 217; in Congress, of Quebec, 369-372; question of Ohio
258.

settlement, 386–387; protest against taxa-
Elvas, Gentleman of, FROM THE OCEAN tion in America, 404-407; army, 500-518;
TO THE MISSISSIPPI, i, 57-59.

jealous of German troops, 506-507; mili-
Emancipation, Jefferson on, iii, 18; in Vir- tary prisons, 508-511; breach with the

ginia Constitutional Convention, 574-579; colonies, 519-539; campaigns, 546-590,
Sentiment in favor of, iv, 233; slaves as 606-618; surrender at Vincennes, 579
contraband of war, 390-391; Garrison on, 582; conciliation, 586-587; peace, 623-
396-397; Greeley on demand for, 397- 625; restrictions on American commerce,
398; Lincoln on, 399-401; cabinet dis- iii, 167-170; refusal to negotiate, 171;
cussion, 401-402; Vallandigham on, 402- disposition toward the United States, 175;
405. - See also Abolitionists, Freedmen, and Anti-Federalists, 291, 297 : Jay Treaty,
Reconstruction, Slavery.

315-319; Jefferson on alliance, 364;
Emancipator, iii, 612.

Orders in Council, 400-402; Calhoun on
Embargo, argument for, iii, 403-406; Story policy toward slavery, 649-652; views on
on repeal of, 407-409.

Civil War, iv, 296–298; Trent affair, 298–
Emigration, accounts of, i, 7; incitements 301; fishery question, 542-546; desire for

to, 25; forbidden, 175, 183; licenses, 183; Alaska, 549; Geneva award, 550-556;
Higginson's voyage, 190-195; reasons for Bering Sea arbitration, 564-567; Monroe
leaving England, 195; Dankers and Sluy- Doctrine and Venezuelan boundary dis-
ter's voyage, 197-199; instructions to pute, 567-572; as an ally, 615; as an
colonists, 247-252; John Cotton on, 337 ; American power, 626. — See also Army
Johnson's reasons, 366-368; to Rhode (English), Colonies, Revolution, United
Island, 408; to the Connecticut, 410; States, and Tables of Contents,
to New York, 543, 576; of Palatines, ii, Enlistments, in Revolution, ii, 457, 481-483,
77-79; of Salzburgers, 114-116; from 586; in Civil War, iv, 256-259. - See
east to west, iii, 153; French, 304; to

also Army.
Kansas, iv, 104-114.

Episcopacy, fear of, in the colonies, ii, 418-
Endicott, John, comes over, i, 369; AN 420. -- See also Bishops.
EXCULPATORY ADDRESS

KING Epuremei (Guiana), gold of, i, 100-101.
CHARLES II, 454-457.

Eric the Red, i, 28.
England, archives, i, 9, ii, 10; raciness of Ericsson, Leif, i, 29-30.

sources, i, 20; method of teaching history, Erlendsson, Hauk, Norse DiscoveRIES
21, ii, 27; captives in Mexico, 1, 65-68; dis- OF GREENLAND AND WINELAND THE
coveries, 70-144; first slave-trader, 73; con- GOOD, i, 28-34.
ditions in 1586, 145; title to America, 153; Escaped Slaves, GRATITUDE OF UNDER-
claims to North America, 164-167; Pil- GROUND RAILROAD PASSENGERS, iv,
grim exodus, 167-170; commissioners to 91-93.
Rhode Island, 405; in New Netherland, Evangelist, in Georgia, ii, 283-287. – See
523; capture of New Netherland, 537-541; also Religion.
dislikes arbitrary government, ii, 131-132; Evarts, William Maxwell, ISSUE IN THE
fears Mississippi settlements, 316-320; IMPEACHMENT OF THE PRESIDENT, ix,
French and fur trade, 320-324; massacre 489-492.
at Schenectady, 323, 337-339; conflicts Everett, Alexander Hill, DESIGNS ON
with the Spanish, 340-344; expedition CUBA, iii, 502-506.
against Louisburg, 346-349: Spanish pri-

Everett, Edward, Stand FOR THE UNION,
vateers, 349-351; claims to the Ohio River,

iv, 237-239; Orations and Speeches, 239.
354-356; to resist the French, 356–357; Examinations, college, skit on, ii, 272-275.
removes Acadians, 360-365; defeat of
Braddock, 365-367; fears French influ-

Excise law, Jefferson on, iii, 286. - See also

Taxation.
ence on the continent, 367-369; capture

Executive, power of, iii, 548-553; Lincoln

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elected president, iv, 162; helplessness to
prevent secession, 197-198; control of
reconstruction denied, 473-474; impeach-
ment of president, 489-492; Hancock on
election of 1876, 504-507; satire on mes-
sage, 639-641. - See also Cabinet, Poli-
tics, Reconstruction, and presidents by

name.
Expansion. - See Annexations, Colonies.
Explorers. See Discoverers.
Exports, from Virginia, i, 239; from United

States in 1790, iii, 51-56, 63-65. -- See also
Reciprocity.

ji, 183–184; Franklin's pamphlet on paper
money, 231; paper money defended, 251-
253; paper money forbidden, 254; con-
sidered in Second Continental Congress,
527, 529; government censured for neg-
lecting to keep up credit, 572, 586; Wash-
ington on, 594-597; national debt, 598-
600; continental currency, 601-603; bank
of North America established, 605; of
the Confederation, iii, 120-122, 132-136;
public credit, 255-257; Blaine on Demo-
cratic control of, iv, 509; clearing-house
loan certificates, 526-528; modern con-
ditions, 529-541. - See also Banks, Cur-

rency, Money, Tariff.
Fish, Hamilton, PROPOSED INTERVENTION

IN CUBA, iv, 557, 561.
Fisher, George P., Colonial Era, i, 22, 26,

FAIRFIELD. John, assists

ii, 28, 34.

fugitive
slaves, iv, 80-81.
Faithfull, Emily, Three Visits to America,

iv, 1o.
Family life, of a Puritan, i, 512-516; in nine-

teenth century, iv, 659. - See also Tables

of Contents.
Fannin, Colonel J. W., in Texas, iii, 637-639.
Farmer, J., and Moore, J. B., Collections,

ii, 346.
Farmer's Letters. - See Dickinson, John.
Farragut, David Glasgow, IN MOBILE

BAY, iv, 418-421.
Fashions, in 1797, iii, 41-44.
Federal Convention. - See Convention.
Federal Gazette, iii, 93.
Federal Grand Jury. THE KU-KLUX-

KLAN, iv, 495-497.
Federalists, principles of, iii, 297: hostile

comment on, 336–339; wail of, 339-343.
Federations, proceedings as sources, i, 5 .

See also Confederation, New England

Confederation.
Fenner, Robert, settlement at Stamford,

Connecticut, i, 581.
Fenwick, John, in Jersey, i. 568, 573.
Ferdinand and Isabella, papal grant, i, 40.
Fernow, Berthold, Documents relative to the

Colonial History of New York, i, 549, 551.
Field, David D., in peace conference, iv, 204.
Field Museum, collections, i, 4, ii, 5.
Fifteenth amendment, Wilson on, iv, 492-

494.
Filson, John, THE ADVENTURES OF COL.

DANIEL Boon, ii, 383-385; Discovery

of Kentucke, 385.
Finances, bill for paper money disallowed,

Fisheries, value of, i, 154, iii, 69; in New

England, i, 313; in Maine, 433-434; in
Jersey, 565; treaty of 1763, ii, 379; 01 1783,
625; Newfoundland, and Treaty of Ghent,
iii, 426; controversy with Canada, iv, 542-

546; pelagic-sealing arbitration, 564-567.
Fiske, John, Beginnings of New England,

i, 22, 27; History for Schools, 26, ii, 22;
Discovery of America, i, 27; use of rec-

ords, ii, 22.
Fithian, Philip, A GREAT PLANTATION,

iii, 49-52; Journal, 52.
Fitzhugh, William, value of his letters, i,

2, 19; LIFE OF A SOUTHERN PLANTER,

301-306.
Flax, iii, 67.
Florida, De Soto in, i, 58; cession of, iii,

482-483; legislation on freedmen, iv, 480-

481.
Flour, export of, iii, 55.
Fonblanque, Edward B. de, Political and

Military Episodes of Burgoyne, ii, 19.
Food, in England, i, 147; in Virginia, 226.
Forbes, Arthur, AN ACCOUNT OF EAST

JERSEY, I, 569-572.
Force, Peter, Tracts relating to the Colo-

nies, i, 9, 310, ii, 114, 121; American Ar-

chives, ii, 11, 12, 441, 537, 550, 556, 559.
Ford, Paul Leicester, Essays on the Consti-

tution, iii, 2; Pamphlets, 2.
Foreign relations, southern hopes for for-

eign intervention, iv, 192, 240; Seward

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and Lincoln on policy in 1861, 293-295; for, iii, 633-636; publicity given by news-
change in American policy, 612-616. - papers, iv, 659-660.
See also Annexations, Arbitration, Con- Freedmen, conditions, iv, 445-458; desire
federate States, Monroe Doctrine, Reci- for education, 447; mistaken beliefs of,
procity, and nations by name.

448, 458; labor of, 449-456; southern
Forsyth, John, l'Amistad case, iii, 627-629. opinions on, 449-454; care of, 450; in-
Forts, old, as sources, i, 4, ii, 4; in Vir- timidation of, 453-454; legislation op,

ginia, i, 238~239.-- See also forts by name. 479-481. - See also Emancipation, Ne
Forum, iv, 523, 536.

groes, Reconstruction, Slavery.
Foster, John Gray, SURRENDER OF FORT Freeholders, THE QUESTION OF SLAV-
SUMTER, iv, 216–220.

ERY IN GEORGIA, ii, 118-121.
Foster, W.E., References to the Constitution, Free-Soil party, attitude toward Missouri

iii, 2; References to Presidential Admin- Compromise, iv, 101.
istrations, 2, iv, 2; Bulletins of the Provi- Fremantle, Arthur James Lyon, BEHIND
dence Public Library, iv, 2.

THE CONFEDERATE LINES, iv, 284-286;
Fourteenth amendment, Stevens on, iv, 482- Three Months in the Southern States, 286.
485.

Fremont, J. C., Republican nominee for
Fox, Charles James, Memorials and Corre- president, iv, 104.
spondence, ii, 19.

French, archives, i, 8, ii, 10; discoveries,
France, See French

i, 102-144; on New England coast, 181,
Franklin (Tenn.), State of, iii, 147-150; 314, 317; protect Indian captives, 505,

town of, Hood's report on battle at, iv, 506; on the Hudson, 530; explorations,
433-434.

542; in New York, 589; incite Indians,
Franklin, Benjamin, Autobiography, a mile- ii, 57; expeditions against, 60; found

gove

stone in literature, ii, 4, 235; Works, 21, Louisiana, 312-316; English fear of their
74, 187, 382, 575, 623, iii, 93; spirit of his settlements, 316-320; fur trade, 320-324;
age, ii, 24; DISPUTE OVER THE AGENCY, extent of their American settlements, 320-
184-187 ; A MAN DILIGENT IN HIS

321 ; trade, 321-323; relations with In.
CALLING, 229-235; starts in printing dians, 323-324; share in massacre at
business, 229-231; publishes pamphlet on Schenectady, 323, 337-339; government
paper currency, 231; success in business, in Canada, 324-326; Ministerial Min-
232-233; courtship, 233; starts subscrip- utes, THE FRENCH TITLE TO THE
tion library, 233-234 : frugality, 234-235; BEAUTIFUL RIVER, 354-356; encroach-
THE PEOPLE'S FAVORITE LITERATURE, ments feared by English, 356–357; re-
263-266; Poor Richard (1744), 266; moved by English from Acadia, 360-365;
GRENVILLE'S SCHEME OF TAXATION, account of Braddock's defeat, 365-367;
381-382; THE STATE OF THE COLO-

conquests on the continent, 367-369;
NIES, 407-411 ; Examination, 401; A frontier settlements, 392-393; arrival of
TREATY WITH FRANCE,574-575; blamed Lafayette in America, 485-488; Chastellux
by Vergennes, 621-623; EXPLANATION visits Washington, 495-497; Mirabeau's
OF THE PEACE OF 1782,623-625; CHAR- appeal to the Hessians, 500-504; aid to
ACTERISTICS OF AMERICA, iii, 22-27; America, 558-559; treaty (1778),574-575;
Two Tracts, 27; A JOURNALIST'S CRITI- Patrick Henry's appreciation, 586-587 :
CISM OF THE PRESS, 89-93; character,

blocked at Rhode Island, 609; naval con-
207; in the Federal Convention, 222-228.
Franklin, William B., at Antietam, iv, 349;

flict with English in West Indies, 612-615;
at Fredericksburg, 353-355.

protest against separate articles of peace,
Fredericksburg, Burnside's account of bat-

621-623; and Anti-Federalists, iii, 291;
tle, iv, 351-355; engagement at, during

character, 301; gratitude toward, 306;
Chancellorsville, 361-362.

Revolution, 303-305; Genet's protest,
Free speech, Zenger's trial, ii, 192-199; plea

307-312; treaties, 310; “X.Y.Z. corre-
spondence," 322-326; decrees on trade,

parts,
grievan

164; c.
202-20

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Gambier,
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Garrard,
Garrison,

402-403; relations with the Confederate
States, iv, 301-303; in Mexico, 301, 571.
- See also Canada, Colonies, Indians,

Louisiana, Mississippi River, War.
French, Benjamin Franklin, Historical Col-

lections of Louisiana, i, 14, 118, 140, 144,

ii, 17, 316.
French and Indian War, ii, 352-372.
Freneau, Philip, Poems, ii, 19, iii, 119;

PEOPLING THE WESTERN COUNTRY,

iii, 118-119; Stansas on Emigration, 119.
Friend, The, ii, 293.
Friends. - See Quakers.
Fromentin, Judge E., and Jackson, iii, 487.
Frontier, skirmishes on the, ii, 344-346;

settlement of the, 392-393; poverty of
people, iii, 97; famine, 98-99; roads, 98;
occupation of lands, 100-101; retention
of posts, 158-160; Indian hostilities on,

317. - See also Indians, West,
Frothingham, Richard, Rise of the Republic,

ii, 22,
Fugitive slaves, iii, 630-633, iv, 80–96. - See

also Slavery, and next title.
Fugitive-Slave Law, Webster on, iv, 53;

Seward on, 57-58; personal-liberty act,
93-96; enforcement of, fosters Republican
party, 103; nullification of, a southern
grievance, 167; Stephens's remedies, 167-
169; changes suggested, 193; Lincoln on,

202-203. - See also Compromise, Slavery.
Fundamental Constitutions, i, 280-282.

See also Carolinas.
Fundamental Orders. See Connecticut.
Fur trade, in New York, i, 542; Dutch, 584;

in Georgia, Carolina, and Virginia, ii, 126;
in Canada, 320-324 ; on Nootka Sound,
iii, 56; with Indians, 69.- See also Can-
ada, French, Indians.

PRINCIPLES, iii, 595-597; THANK GOD

FOR WAR, iv, 395-397.
Gates, Horatio, in command of the southern

department, ii, 606; recalled, 606; meet-

ing with Greene, 610.
Gates, Sir Thomas, CHARACTER OF THE

FIRST COLONISTS, i, 206–208.
General Court. – See Connecticut, Massa-

chusetts, New Haven, Plymouth Colony,

Rhode Island.
General histories, lists, i, 26–27, ii, 33-34.
Genet, Edmond Charles, COMPLAINT OF

The FRENCH MINISTER, iii, 307-312.
Geneva (N.Y.), description, iii, 61.
Geneva award, iv, 550-556; rules govern-

ing, 551.
Genoa, archives at, i, 8, ii, 10.
Gentleman of the City of New York,

LEISLER'S REBELLION, I, 544-547.
George I, poem on his death, ii, 258-260.
George III, value of letters, ii, 2; character

as Prince of Wales, 373-374; instances
of tyranny, 449-451; AN OBSTINATE
GUELPH, 451-453; opinion of Chatham,
452; plans for conduct of the American
war, 453; Correspondence, 453, 620; THE
SUDDEN CHANGE OF SENTIMENTS, 619-
620; presentation of John Adams to, iii,

172-176. — See also England, Revolution.
Georgia, reasons for settlement of, ii, 110-

113; charter incorporating the trustees
for establishing the colony, ; settle-
ment of, probable aid to England, 112;
settlement of, probable aid to conversion
of Indians, 113; benefactions solicited
for, 114; Salzburg Germans in, 114-116,
283-284; an unfavorable opinion of, 117;
Trustees, THE QUESTION OF SLAVERY
IN GEORGIA, 118-121; Whitefield's or-
phan-house, 122-124; need of relief in
1749, 124-126; manufactures and trade,
125-126; John Wesley in, 283-287; re-
demption of, 607; emits bills of credit,
iii, 134; Sherman's march through, iv,
428-432; post-bellum condition, 451-452.

- See also Slavery, South.
Germanna (Va.), description, ii, 235.
Germans, in Pennsylvania, i, 559; Palatines

in New York, ii, 77-79; question of natu-
ralization, 101; the Salzburgers in Geor-
gia, 114-116, 283-284; Washington's de-

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sire to import Palatines, 310-311; Mira-
beau's appeal to the Hessins, 500-504;
Hessian troops in Canada, 504-507; iil-
feeling against England, 506-507; in
Rhode Island, 578; Steuben in America,

582-585.
Germantown, foundation, i, 560-561; Chew

house at, ii, 4; first vote against slavery,

291-293.
Gerrit, a Dutchman, i, 586-588.
Gerry, Elbridge, character, iji, 205; in Fed-

eral Convention, 211, 213, 219, 221, 226;
THE X. Y. 2. CORRESPONDENCE, 322-

MONTEZUMA PRISONER, 1, 49-53; Pleas-

ant Historie, 53.
Good, Sarah, tried as a witch, ii, 40-43;

testimony, 45-48.
Goodhue, Benjamin, speech, iii, 269.
Goodrich, Elizur, a Connecticut office-

holder, iii, 348.
Gordon, William, THE CLOSING SCENE,

ii, 627-629; History of the United States,

629.
Gorges, Ferdinando, record, i, 3; New

England claims, 430-431.
Gorges Society, Publications, i, 9.
Gorham, Nathaniel, character, iii, 205; in

Federal Convention, 224.
Gorsuch, Edward, in Christiana tragedy, iv,

84-87.
Gorton, Samuel, SETTLEMENT IN RHODE

ISLAND, 1, 397-401; Simplicities Defence,

401.
Gosnold, Bartholomew, in Virginia, i, 211-

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Gettysburg, Pickett's charge at battle of, iv,

372-376.
Ghent, Treaty of, iii, 426-429.
Gibbons, James Sloan, Three Hundred

Thousand More, iv, 260-261.
Gibbs, Sir Samuel, at New Orleans, iii, 424.
Giddings, Joshua R., Speeches in Congress,

iv, io.
Giles, William B., ARGUMENT FOR THE

EMBARGO, iii, 403-405; Speech on the

Resolution of Mr. Hillhouse, 406.
Girard, Stephen, founds hospital, iii, 40.
Gladstone, Thomas H., CHIL WAR IN

KANSAS, iv, 114-118; The Englishman

in Kansas, 118.
Glass works, iii, 54.
Gleig, George Robert, CAMPAIGN

NEW ORLEANS, iii, 422-425; Narrative,

Gospel, propagation in Massachusetts, i, 178;

for the Indians, 186. - See also Religion.
Goudy, William, OBSTINATE OBJECTORS,

iii, 251-254.
Goulburn. Henry, British envoy, iii, 426-429.
Government, attacks on, i, 25; foundation

in Massachusetts, 179; principles of selec-
tion, 189; of Virginia, 237-241; of Mary-
land, 268-270; Calvin's principles, 324-
330; theocratic, 330-333; of Plymouth,
359-361; of Massachusetts, 373-382, 390-
392; of Connecticut, 415-419; of New
Hampshire and Maine, 429-431; of New
Netherland, 529-541; under Leisler,
544-547; of New Jersey, 566; colonial, in
general, ii, 127-223; three powers of, 144-
149; financial support of, 166-169; local,
205-223; county, 205-208; city, 208-211;
of Canada, 324-326; relation between
governors and governed, 423-424; foreign
opinions of American democracy, iii,
76-79, 86-89, 283-285. 553-557; Samuel
Adams on popular, 93-96; of Mexican
California, iv, 13-15; people's right to
abolish, 190; of colonies in 1898, 593-
594; Spanish colonial, 595-597, 599: ca-
pacity of Porto Ricans for self-, 599-601;
American, in Cuba, 601-603; McKinley
on colonial, 604-607; Hoar on right of

425.
Gloucester, New Jersey, i, 574.
Godkin, Edwin Lawrence, THE SOUTH AS

IT IS, iv, 448-452.
Godwyn, Morgan, PROPOSALS FOR THE

CARRYING ON OF THE VEGRO'S CHRIS-
TIANITY, I, 298-301; Supplement to the

Negro's & Indian's Advocate, 301.
Goelet, Francis, BOSTON THE METROPO-

LIS OF NORTH AMERICA, i, 61-63;

Journal, 63, 243; ROISTERERS IN BOS-
TON, 240-213.
Gold, Columbus inquires for, i, 38; Colum-

bus's quest, 44-48; in Peru, 56; De Soto's
share in Peru, 57; Drake's plunderings,
84; Ralegh's search, 96-101.- See also

Money.
Gold-Standard Act, Gage on, iv, 539-541.
Gómara, Lopez de, How CORTEZ TOOK

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