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GENERAL AND ANALYTICAL.

ABATEMENT proposed in the apportionment of

ADHERENCE to enemies constitutes treason, 30
certain states, 58, 63, 77.

379, 448, 563.
ABOLITION of the state governments, 212, 217, ADJOURNMENT of the Convention may be by

218, 220, 224, 244, 256. Of slavery, 457, 459. less than a quorum, 124. or the Houses of Con-
ABSENCE of members of the Federal Convention gress, 130, 378, 380, 406, 409, 560, 563.
provided against, 125, 126. of members of Con-

ADMIRALTY, courts of, to be established by
gress provided against, 406, 559. Of the Vice-
President, 507, 559.

Congress, 131, 159. Cases of, under the juris-

diction of judiciary, 131, 378, 563.
ACCEPTANCE of titles or presents forbidden, 467,
561.

ADMISSION. See New STATES.
ACHÆAN LEAGUE, 208, 209, 219.

AFFAIRS, Indian, 440, 462, 560. Department of
ACCOUNTS relative to prisoners with the British,

domestic, 442, 446, 462. Department of foreign,
4. Of the arıny to be settled, 30. To be rendered

under the Confederation, 9, 82, 89, 99. Depart-
to states, 63. An examination of, by a committee

inent of foreign, under the Constitution, 442, 446

462.
of Congress, 80. The mode of adjusting those of
the states, 86, 100. All relating to public money

AFFIRMATION. See OATH.
should be made public, 284. Unsettled, to dis- AGE of Representatives, 127, 129, 184, 28, 313,
quality
persons from being members of Congress,

377, 559. Of Senators, 127, 129, 186, 189, 241,
371. To be published from time to time, 546, 375, 377, 559. Of the President, 300, 462, 507,
561.

562. Disability on account of, 360, 413.
ACTS to be originated by each branch of the legis- AGRICULTURE, promotion of, 446.

lature, 127, 139, 190, 375, 378. Each house to have
a negative on them, 377, 382. Mode of passing ALBANY, deputies meet there in 1754, 110.
them, 378, 428, 560. To be subject to revision, | ALIENS. See NATURALIZATION. Remarks on
128, 130, 151, 153, 164, 205, 344, 358, 376, 379, 428, their admission to political rights, 398, 411.
534, 536, 560. To be reënacted by a certain ALLIANCE ; discussions on the conduct of the
vole after revision, 128, 130, 151, 155, 328, 348, American ministers at Paris in regard to alliance
376, 379, 428, 537, 5-11, 560. To be passed, in cer- with Spain, 65. Danger of foreign, 258. of
tain cases, by two thirds, 166, 379, 470, 489, 560. small states with foreign powers, 268, 269.
To be suspended by the executive for a limited Treaties of, 470. Forbidden to the states by the
tiine, 154. To be the supreme law, 131, 192, 3:22, Constitution, 131, 546, 561.
375, 379, 467, 564. Relating to money, to originate
in the House of Representatives, 129, 188, 274, ALLEGHANY, how far a boundary of states, 87,

93.
282, 310, 316, 375, 377, 394, 396, 410, 414, 423, 427,
152, 510, 529, 560. Relating to money, to be voted | AMAZON, 54.
on in proportion to the contributions of the states, AMBASSADORS to be appointed by the President
266. Relating to money, when altered, 274, 316,

and Senate, 205, 507, 523, 562. To be appointed
375, 377, 391, 410, 415, 428, 560. Relating to

by the Senate, 131, 379, 468, 469. To be received
bankruptcy, 488, 503, 501, 560. Relating to nat

by the President, 131, 380, 479, 563. Cases of
uralization, 192, 378, 39€ +11,560. Relating to
the migration and importation of slaves, 379,

under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, 131,
157, 471, 477, 561. Relating to navigation, 130,

192, 380, 563.
379, 461, 470, 534, 539, 510, 518, 560. Ex post | AMENDMENTS of the Articles of Confederation
facto, 462, 485, 488, 545, 5411, 561. Of the states strongly desired, 114. A Convention for, pro.
to receive full credit, 132, 381, 488, 504, 53. Of

posed at various times, 117. Of the Constitution
the states to be negatived by Congress, 127, 139,

io be provided for therein, 128, 157, 182, 190, 351, -
171, 193, 210, 215, 249, 251, 321, 468.

376, 381, 551, 564. To be made by a Convention
ADAMS, JOHN, negotiates a treaty of commerce

to be called by Congress, 132, 381, 498, 530, 551
with the Dutch, 27.

564. To be made by Congress, with the assent
Distrusts the French min-

of a certain number of the states, 132, 551, 564
isters in the negotiations for peace, 18. Prophetic

A second Federal Convention for, proposed, 552,
observations relative to Gibraltar, 27. His con-
duct towards France, during the negotiations,

553. Of money bills by the Senale, 274, 316, 375,
discussed, 65, 68, 73, 74. Sends the prelimina-

377, 394, 410, 415, 427, 510, 529, 560.
ries of peace, 84. Has leave to return, 567, 568. AMERICAN REVOLUTION, its effect in produ-
ADAMS, SAMUEL, introduces a person from Can-

cing rrform in Europe, 575.
ada, 45. Views on the Federal Constitution, 571. AMPHICTYONIC LEAGUE, 200, 208, 209, 210.

219.
ADDRESS of the Congress of the Confederation
to the states, 88, 111 of the Congress of the ANARCHY, danger of, in 1787, 127.
Confederation to Rhode Island, 88. of the army | ANNAPOLIS, Convention at, 96, 113, 114, 118.
to Congress, 20. For the formation of a new
state in Pennsylvania, 31. of the Convention ANNUAL meetings of Congress, 129, 377, 383,
at Annapolis, 115. of the Federal Convention 385, 559. Election of representatives *), 224
to accompany the Constitution, 535, 546.

Publication of the accounts, 545

port, 50.

APPEAL, COURT OF, under the Confederation, 2. ! army debt in 1783, 83. Fırloughs granted, 82
Judges elected, 11.

Indemnity to officers of, 88. Mode of disbanding
APPELLATE jurisdiction of the national judicia- it, 89, 90. Proposal to give them certificates
ry, 131, 159, 192, 205, 208, 380, 483, 484, 563.

for land, 90. Mutinous conduct of the Pennsyl.
APPLICATION to Congress to subdue insurrection,

vania troops, 92, 93, Enlistment of troops on ac-
130, 378, 437, 497, 531,564.

count of the insurrection in Massachusetts, 94

of the states to Con-
gress to remove the President, 147. Of the states

99. Troops kept by the states without the assent
to Congress for a Convention to amend the Con-

of Congress, 119.
stitution, 381, 498, 551, 564.

ARMY, FRENCH, proposal to employ a legion
APPOINTMENTS, danger of conferring the power

of, in retaking goods seized while under pass.
of, on the President, 154, 3:29. The responsibility
of the President in its exercise, 349. of the ARNOLD, JONATHAN, represents Rhode Island
President, 128, 140, 142, 143, 322, 358, 363, 370, in Congress, J. His correspondence about Ver-
380, 471, 507, 512, 515, 542. of the Vice-Pres-

mont, 31.

Opposes the commutåtion of half
ident, 507, 508, 520, 522, 562. Of an executive pay,

45.
council, 446, 462, 525. Of senators by the Pres-

ARREARS to the army very large, 50, 51. Some
ident, 167.

Of judges, 128, 131, 155, 156, 188,
205, 238, 349, 350, 376, 378, 379, 468, 469, 507,

provision for, asked, 24. Report for their sellle-
524, 562. Or a treasurer, by ballot, 136, 378, 436.

ment, 29, 30. Proposal to pay those to the army
Of ambassadors, 131, 379, 467, 469, 507, 5:44, 562.

first, 51. Mode of settlement, 30, 31, 44, 57, 59,
Of heads of departments, 416. of officers in

64,83. Amount in 1783, 83.

Unprovided for in

1787, 119.
the militia, 443, 451, 464, 561. of state ex-
ecutives by the general government, 205, 468.

ARREST, freedom from, 130, 378, 445, 560.
By the President, with the advice of the Senate, ARSENALS, may be provided by Congress, 130
131, 205, 328, 349, 507, 516, 524, 562. By the Jurisdiction in, to be exercised by Congress, 130,
President, 141, 190, 192, 325, 334, 376, 380, 421, 511, 561.
446, 474, 505, 517, 550, 562. By the Senate, 131, ARTICLES. See PROVISIONAL.
144, 156, 317, 328, 379, 467, 507, 508, 509, 513, 516,
525. By Congress, 127, 140, 147, 190, 192, 322,

ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION, reported in
335, 358, 366, 369, 375, 380, 382, 442, 472, 507, 508,

Congress, 110. Adopted, 111. Fifth article, 103
510, 513, 520, 525, 550. By an equal vote of the

Eighth article, 21, 24, 63. Ninth article, 28, 36,

Rules
states, 266. By the courts, 550, 563. By the heads

55, 88, 92, 102, 103. Twelfth article, 57.
of departments, 550, 563. By the state author-

of voting under, 61, 88, 92. Their violation by
ities to national offices, 475, 479. Not to be

the states, 206, 208, 214. Necessity of enlarging
made to otfices not previously created by law,

them, 127.

Amendment of them, 34, 63, 127,
474, 528, 529, 563.

191, 193, 197, 354.
APPORTIONMENT. See Quota, PROPORTION.

ASGILL, CAPTAIN. Congress discusses the
of the Senate to be made after a census by the

question of, 2. He is released by Congress, 2.
representatives, 131. Of the Senate into classes,

ASSAULT on members of Congress, 445.
129, 970, 377, 559. Of representatives by a peri- ASSENT, of the states to the Constitution, 541.
odical censns, 129, 131, 279, 280, 288, 316, 375, of the Congress of the Confederation to the
377, 392, 559. Slaves to be considered in making Constitution, 532. Of Congress and the state
that of representatives, 288, 290, 295, 296, 316, legislatures to a division of the states, 381, 493,
375, 379, 391, 553, 559. of representatives be- 563. Of the Senate to treaties, 205, 507, 524,
fore a census, 1:29, 288, 290, 316, 375, 377, 541,

562.

Of the states to purchases by Congress,
547, 553, 559. of electors of the President, 338, 511, 561. Of the states to certain acts of Con.
339, 507, 520, 592. Of direct laxation to be in

gress, 552, 564. Of the states to amendments of
proportion to representation, 304, 305, 306, 316, the Constitution, 132, 381, 564. Of both Houses
375, 379, 391, 515, 559. Of taxation before a to an adjournment beyond a certain period, 130,
census, 306, 307, 357, 451, 452, 559. Of the

378, 560. Of Congress necessary to certain acts
adjustment of the state'debts according to the rule by the states, 131, 381, 484, 466, 548, 549, 561
of representation and taxation, 452.

of Congress to amendments of the Constitution,
APPROPRIATIONS, to be made by law when-

128, 157, 182, 561. Of the Senate to pardons,
ever money is drawn from the treasury, 274,

480. Of the Senate to appointments, 131, 205,
316, 375, 377, 415, 420, 427, 510, 529, 561. To

329, 349, 507, 523, 562.
be limited in their duration, 510, 561.

ASSOCIATION, to promote American manufac-
ARISTOCRACY, 271, 283, 386, 394, 418, 419, 420,

tures, proposed in the Federal Convention, 540.
516.

ASSUMPTION, of the engagements of the Con.
ARMAND, mutinous conduct of the troops in his

federation, 128, 157, 190, 332, 410, 441, 451, 471,
legion, 92.

564. or the debts of the states, 441, 451, 452,

471.
ARMING the militia, 130, 443, 451, 464, 544,561.

ATTAINDER, not to work corruption of blood or
ARMY, to be called out by Congress against a forfeiture beyond the life of the party, 379, 451,

state failing in its constitutional duty, 128, 378. 563. Bills of, not to be passed, 462, 485, 5:28, 545,
To be raised by Congress, 130. 379, 442, 510, 553,
561. To be commanded by the President, 131, 380,

546, 561.
562. To be superintended by a secretary of war,

ATTENDANCE of members of Congress to be
446. Not to be kept by the states, 131, 205, 381,

provided for, 406, 560.
548, 551. Officers of, not to be members of Con- | ATHENIANS, 159, 162, 252, 398.
gress, 4:22, 425. Provision as to a standing army,

AUSTRIA, her mediation, 1. Commercial treaty
442, 445, 466, 511, 544.
ARMY, AMERICAN, very much discontented, AUTHORS, protection of by Congress, 440, 511,
23, 50, 66, 92. Goes into winter quarters, 1.

561.
Promotion should not be by districts, 10. Sends
a memorial to Congress, 20. Conferences of

B.
deputies from the army with committee of Con-
gress, 21, 23, 26. Suggestion to find the deht BALDWIN, ABRAHAM, attends the Federal
due to it, 23, 51. Plan of settlement of its arrears, Convention, 178. Views on the mode of elect-
30, 31, 51, 57, 59, 83. Proposal to appropriate ing the President, 509. Thinks there should lie
the proceeds of impost to it, 51. Its deterinina- a representation of property in the Senate, 260.
tion to have provision for its pay, 55, 73. Reor- Views as to the eligibility of members of Con-
ganization of military affairs, 82. Satisfaction of, gress to office, 505, 512. Thinks the qualification
innounced to Congress, 82. Amount of the as to citizenship should apply as much to the

with, 52.

present as the future, 414.

Views as to pro-

BLACKS. See SLATES.
visions about slaves, 459, 478... Prefers a provis: BLAIR, JOHN, attends the Convention, 123
ion that the claims to the public lands shall not
be affected by the Constitution, 497.

BLAND, THEODORICK, reports that Virginia
BALLOT, mode of voting by in Congress, 382,

cannot pay her quota, 33. Prefers the mode of

raising revenue provided by the Confederation, 34.
436, 472, 520. President to be chosen by, 507,

His views on a system of permanent revenue,
512, 514, 520, 562. President to be chosen by

39, 41, 49, 52, 78. Advocates a commutation of
electors by, 143, 507, 520, 562. President to be

half pay, 45. Advocates a decision by a majority
chosen by the state legislatures by, 359, 472.
President to be chosen by Congress by, 380.

of states in committee, 45. Proposes a tariff of
Electors of President to be chosen by, 514.

specific duties, 51. Opposes a limitation as to

the duration of impost, 52. Censures the con-
Senators to be chosen by, 129. Congress to ap-

duct of Robert Morris, 62, 67. Remarks on the
point a treasurer by, 130, 378, 434. Commitlees

conduct of the American commissioners at Paris,
of the Convention chosen by, 125

70, 74, 75. Proposes to submit the impost sepa.
BANK, proposed by P. Webster, 117. Remarks rately to the states, 73. Remarks on the propor-
upon in the Federal Convention, 544.

tion of freemen to slaves in fixing the contribu-
BANKRUPTCY, laws for, needed under Con-

tions of the states, 79. Proposes the publication

of Carleton's letters refusing to suspend hostil-
federation, 120. Congress to establish a uniform
law of, 488, 503, 504, 560.

ities, 81. Opposes the proposed Convention of

Eastern States, 81. Opposes a hasty ratification
BARCLAY, THOMAS, 14.

of the provisional articles, 86. Remarks on ces-
BARNEY, CAPTAIN, 65.

sions of public lands by the states, 87, 92. Moves
BASSET, RICHARD, attends the Federal Con-

to erase the application to France for a loan of
vention, 123.

three millions, 88. Opposes a delivery of the

prisoners till slaves are restored, 88. Remarke
BEAUMARCHAIS, 82.

on the votes of the new states, 92. Voted for as
BEDFORD, GUNNING, remarks on the terms of President of Congress, 1.

cession of the public lands by Virginia, 92, 93. BLOUNT, WILLIAM, attends the Federal Con-
Attends the Federal Convention, 124. Denies

vention, 205. Agrees to sign the Constitution in
the right of the Convention to change the princi- the forın proposed, 556.
ple of the Confederation, 268. Opposes a nega-
tive of Congress on the state laws, 173. Insists

BOND, PHINEAS, discussion as to his admission
on an equal suffrage of the states, 173, 267, 277.

as consul, 101.
Accuses the large states of seeking to aggrandize BOOKS, proposal for Congress to purchase, 27.
themselves at the expense of the small, 267. BORROWING, power of, given to Congress, 130,
Threatens an alliance of the small states with

378, 560.
foreign powers, if oppressed by the large ones,
268. Explains his remarks as to the circum-

BOUDINOT, ELIAS, represents New Jersey in
stances which would justify the small states

Congress, 1. Is chosen president, 1. His views
in a foreign alliance, 277. Wishes to define on a system of permanent revenue, 39.
more accurately the legislative power of Con- BOUNDARY with the Spanish settlements, 97
gress, 320. Opposes the conferring of the ap-

101. Retween Virginia and Maryland, 114. or
pointing power too entirely on the President, 329.

the states on the west, 87, 93, 97, 101.
Prefers three years as the executive term, 143.
Advocates the removal of the President by Con-

BRANCH. Bee House OF REPRESENTATIVES.
gress, on application of the states, 147. Opposes To be two in the legislature, 127, 129, 135, 166,
any negative on the legislature, 153.

189, 195, 196, 205, 214, 216, 218, 242, 375, 377, 382,

558.
BEHAVIOR, judges to continue during good, 128,

131, 156, 190, 215, 330, 376, 380, 481,563, Senate BRANDY, duty on, 61, 63.
to hold during good, 205, 241. President to hold
during good, 325, 313. or members of Congress,

BREACH of the peace, members of Congress may
378, 406, 560.

be arrested for, 130, 378, 560. of the Articles of

Confederation, its effect, 206, 214.
BENSON, EGBERT, views relative to Spain and
Mississippi, 103.

BREARLY, DAVID, attends the Federal Conven.
BIENNIAL election of representatives, 183, 224,

tion, 123. Desires the attendance of the New

Hampshire delegates, 261. Advocates equality
375, 377, 558. Term of President, 335.

of representation of the states in Congress, 175.
BILLS, each House to have a negative on them, Objects to the ballot for the election of President

377, :182. Mode of passing them, 378, 428, 560. being joint, 172. Advocates an equal vote of the
To be revised by the President, 130, 151, 190, 205, states in electing the President, 473. Wishes
328, 348, 349, 358, 376, 378, 534, 560. To be ex the article providing for amendments of the Con-
amined by a council of revision, 128, 151, 153, stitution struck out, 552.
164, 344, 428. Those returned hy the President
may be repassed, 130, 151, 154, 398, 319, 376, 378,

BRIBERY, President to be removed for, 131, 380,
379, 534, 536, 540, 560. Or attainder and ex post

480, 507, 528, 563.
facto, 462, 485, 488, 528, 546, 561. Of exchange, BRITISH, intrigue to create distrust among the
damages on, 488. Origination of those about

allies, 65. Try to effect a separate convention,
money, 129, 188, 274, 282, 310, 316, 375, 377, 394,

76.

Promote mediation of Russia and Austria,
396, 410, 115, 422, 4:27, 452, 510, 529, 560. Alter-

1. Commission Mr. Oswald to treat, 16, 65.
ation of those about money, 274, 316, 375, 377,

Sign preliminaries of peace, 74, 84. Refuse to
394, 410, 415, 420, 428, 510, 529, 560. Proportion-

suspend hostilities, 80. Issue proclamation of
al vote on those about money, 266. Of credit,

pence, 84. Commercial treaty with, proposed,
emission of hy Congress, 130, 428, 434. Of credit, 88, 101. Delivery of posts, negroes, &c., 88, 98,
emission of by the states, 131, 432, 484, 561.

575. Insidious condu relative to the articles of
BILLS OF EXCHANGE, provision in regard to, treaty, 89, 98. Designs upon the western terri-
proposed in the Constitution, 488.

tory, 97. Operation of the definitive treaty on

the stater, 98. Their claims under the definitive
BILL OF RIGHTS, proposal to insert one in the
Constitution, 538. Want of one objected to, 566,

treaty, 119, 575. Colonies, their state before the
573.

revolution, 109. Early design tv tax the colonies,

110. Their irritating commercial regulations,
BINGHAM, WILLIAM, desires division of Con-

119, 567. Complain of violations of the defini.
federacy, 96. Interview with Guardoqui relative

tive treaty, 119. Speculate on the downfall of
to negotiations with Spain, 97.

the Confederation, 120. Their Constitution dis-
BISHOP, 572

cussed in the Federal Convention, 163, 9.8. 229

C.

114, 284, 321, 347, 361, 387, 389. Their Parlia-
ment commented upon, 173, 176, 257, 404, 415.
Their Constitution not a proper guide, 188, 215,

234, 237, 233, 387.
BROOKS, COLONEI,, a deputy from the army to

Congress, 21, 23. Views on the Federal Con-

suitution, 572
BROOM, JACOB, attends the Federal Convention,

23. Opposes ali adjournment of the Convention
without adopting some plan, 318. In favor of
electing the President by electors chosen by the
state legislatures, 324, 338. In favor of the Pres-
ident holding during good behavior, 325. In fa.
vor of nine years as the senatorial term, 242.
Claims an equal vote for the small states in the
Senate, 293. Thinks members of Congress
should be paid by the states, 426. In favor of a
negative of Congress on the state laws, 468.
Wishes officers in the army and navy excepted
from the provision of ineligibility for Congress,

425.
BURGOYNE, GENERAL, 6, 78.
BURNET, MAJOR, 26, 58.
BUTLER, PIERCE, a delegate to the Federal

Convention from South Carolina, 103. Attends
the Federal Convention, 123. Proposes a rule to
provide against absence from the Convention,
and an improper publication of its proceedings,
125. Objects to reduce the power of the states,
138, 139. Approves of the distribution of the
powers of government, 133. Views on the mode
of electing the President, 365, 509. Objects to
frequent elections of the President, 339. Desires
the power of making war to be vested in the
President, 438. In favor of a single executive,
1-19, 153. Opposes an absolute negative of the
President, 153. Proposes to confer on the Presi-
dent a power to suspend laws for a limited time,
:54. Urges a settlement of the ratio of represen-
lation in the Senate before deciding on that of
the House, 240. Opposes compensation to sena-
tors, 187. Proposes that senators be eligible to
state offices, 247. Proposes that the states be
represented in the Senate according to their
property, 275. Thinks that two thirds of the
Benate should make peace without the execu-
tive, 524. Proposes that representation in the
House of Representatives be according to con-
tribuition or wealth, 178, 181, 281, 290, 302, 303.
Thinks representatives should be ineligible to
office for a year after their term, 229, 230. Con-
tends that blacks shall be equally included with
whites in fixing the proportion of representation,
294, 302. Opposes an election of the representa-
tives by the people, 137. Opposes too great a
restriction of the right of suffrage for representa-
tives, 38). Desires to increase the required period
of residence of a representative in his district, 390.
Opposes the adınission of foreigners into Congress
without a long residence, 398, 412. Thinks mem-
bers of Congress should be paid by the states, 425.
Thinks taxation should be apportioned to repre-
sentation before a census, 452. Opposes the
power of Congress to tax exports, 454, 461. Views
as to the exclusive origination of money bills by
the House, 189, 394. Does not desire to have a
vote of two thirds to paus navigation acts, 490.
Opposes the power of Congress to emit bills of
credit, 434, 435. Thinks the regulation of the
militia should be left to Congress, 144. Opposes
the negative of Congress on the state laws, 174.
Objects to inferior national tribunals, 159, 331.
Views on the payment of creditors under the
Confederation, 469, 471, 476. Proposes that fu-
gitive slaves should be delivered up, 487, 492.
Wishes the seat of government fixed by the
Constitution, 374. Thinks the assent of Con-
gress should be required to the inspection laws
of the states, 539. Thinks no new state should
be erected within the limits of another without
its consent, 493. Proposes a ratificatii ? by nine
states as sufficient, 499.

CADWALADER, LAMBERT, proceedings in rem

gard to admission of a British consul, 101.
CANADA, proposal to add it to the United States,

45. Certain inhabitants of, ask for grant of land,

83. Indemnity to refugees froin, 89.
CANALS, power of Congress to make them, 543.
CAPITA, vote per capita, in the Senate, 356, 377,

398, 539.
CAPITATION TAXES, how proportioned, 130,

379, 471, 545, 561.
CAPTURES, ordinance of the Confederation regu-

lating them, 16, 18. Treaty with the Dutch
concerning them, 27. Under the jurisdiction of
the judiciary by the Constitution, 128, 187, 192.

Congress may legislate about, 130, 378, 436, 561.
CARBERRY, leader of the mutiny at Philadelphia,

94.
CARDS exempt fron duty, (3.
CARLETON, SIR GUY, his evasive conduct in

regard to the murderers of Captain Huddey, 2, 3.
His correspondence relative to a settleineni of the
accounts of the prisoners, 4. Sends the prelimi.
naries of peace, 74. Refuses to suspend hostili-
ties, 80. Sends a proclaination of cessation of

hostilities, 81.
CARMICHAEL, WILLIAM, letters from him, 1.
CAROLINA. See NORTH CAROLINA and SOUTH

CAROLINA.
CARRINGTON, EDWARD, views as to salaries,

99. Knows Mr. Madison's sentiments, 575, 576.
CARROLL, DANIEL, represents Maryland in

Congress, 1. Reports against the proposal of
Pennsylvania to provide for public creditors with-
in the state, 5. Advocates coercive measures
against Vermont, 10. Proposes a letter to the
governor of Rhode Island relative to Mr. How.
ell's publications, 15. Considers an impost the
only practicable tax, 55. Remarks on the conduct
of the American 'commissioners at Paris, 74.
Remarks on the proportion of freemen to slaves
in apportioning the representation of the states,
79. Remarks on disbanding the army, 89. Pro-
poses that there be no foreign ministers except
on extraordinary occasions, 90. Attends the
Federal Convention, 287. in favor of choosing
the President by electors chosen by lot from the
national legislature, 362. Advocates an election
of President by the people, or by electors chosen
by them, 472, 473. Is in favor of a negative on
the acts of Congress, 430. Doubts relative to the
senators voting per capita, 357. Proposes that
senators may enter their dissent on the journal,
407. Proposes to confine the yeas and nays to
the House of Representatives, 407. Does not
think the apportionment of representation before
a census should be a rule for taxation, 451. Ob-
jects to members of Congress being paid by the
states, 426. Thinks a vote of two thirds should
be required to expel a member of Congress, 407.
Remarks on bills of attainder and ex post facto
laws, 463. Thinks more than a majority should
be required in certain cases, 432. The discrimi-
nation as to money bills, a continual source of
difficulty, 420. Opposes the provision to dis-
qualify persons having iinsettled accounts from
being members of Congress, 372. Thinks the
states should be guarantied against violence, 333.
Thinks the states should be allowed to lay ton-
nage duties, to clear harbors, and build light
houses, 548. Desires a regulation as to the trade
between the states, 478, 503. Views in regard to
the large territorial claims of the states, and the
public lands, 494, 496. Views in regard to the
ratification of the Constitution, 452, 499. Thinks
an address to the people should accompany the

Constitution, 546.
CARTHAGE, 162.

A'Es within jurisdiction of the judiciary, 128, COCOA, duty on, proposed, 67.
131, 187, 188, 205, 208, 332, 376, 380, 462, 471, COERCION of the states by the general govern
483, 535, 563.

ment, 127, 140, 171, 192, 200, 217, 218.
CATILINE, 153.

COIN, to be regulated by Congress, 130, 378, 434,
CENSUS triennial, proposed under the Confedera-

560.

Congress to legislate on counterfeiting,
lion, 64.

As fixed by Congress in 1783, 82. 130, 378, 436, 500. The only tender by the states,
Provision to be made for, in the Constitution, 129, 131, 381, 484, 561. Not be made by the states,
130, 375, 379. Senate to be apportioned after it 381, 546, 561.
by the representatives, 131. Representation to

COLONIES, their state before the revolution, 109.
be apportioned by it, 279, 288, 294, 302, 305, 30,

British, early design to tax them, 110. Nega-
316, 375, 377, 379, 559. Term of, 302, 305, 316,
375, 379, 559. Direct taxation to be apportioned

tive of Parliament on their laws, 173. Their
by it, 304, 305, 306, 375, 379, 559. When the

mode of granting supplies, 180. Effect of the

separation from Great Britain on their mutual
first one shall be inade, 379, 451, 559.

independence, 213, 286. Trade with the West
CESSATION of hostilities, 80, 84.

Indies proposed, 19, 119.
CESSION. See Lands, Public.

COLLECTION, of the duties and taxes by Con-
CERTIFICATES, of loan-office, 54, 60, 83. To gress, 130, 191, 378, 432, 462, 506, 560. of reve-
be given at a certain rate for paper money, 7, 14.

nue, jurisdiction over, 188, 192.`of taxes, to be
To the army not to be paid to the states, 88. To for debt and necessary expenses, 462, 506.
the arıny for lands, 90.

COLLECTORS, on the appointment of by Con-
CHARLEMAGNE, 200.

gress, 33, 63, 64, 65. Advocated by Mr. Hamil-
CHARLESTON, its evacuation, 25.

ton, 35. Appointed by the states, 49, 54.
CHARTER, powers of Congress in regard to, 440.

COLLINS, JOHN, opposes the commutation of

half pay, 57.
CHESAPEAKE, jurisdiction over, 114.

COLUMBIA, DISTRICT OF, Congress may es.
CHIEF JUSTICE, to preside on the impeach- tablish, and have jurisdiction over, a seat of

ment of the President, 507, 559. To be a mem- government, 130, 571, 50). A seat of govern-
ber of the executive council, 442, 445, 446, 462. ment to be fixed by the Constitution, 374, 511.
To be a provisional successor of the President, 480.

COMMAND of the army and navy in the Presi-
CHITTENDEN, THOMAS, 14, 25.

dent, 131, 205, 380, 562. Of the militia in the
CINCINNATI, dangerous influence of that so- President, 131, 380, 460, 562.
ciety, 367, 368.

COMMERCE, effect, during the Confederation, of
CITIZEN, President to be, 462, 507, 562. Repre- regulations of, upon the states, 113, 119, 120,

sentatives to he, 129, 370, 376, 377, 389, 411, 559. Regulations of, proposed to be made at Annapolis,
Senators to be, 129, 370, 376, 377, 398, 414, 559.

113. How regulated among the states by the
Of each state to have the privileges and iminu- Confederation, 115, 118, 119, 126. Could not be
nities of the others, 132, 381, 563. or different properly regulated under the Confederation, 197.
slates within the jurisdiction of the national To be regulated by Congress, 130, 192, 378, 433, 434,
judiciary, 128, 187, 380, 483, 563. Committing 534, 553, 560. Certain regulations of, to be by
crimes in another state to be deemed guilty as it two thirds of Congress, 130, 379, 489, 552. Du-
they had been committed by a citizen of the ties and imposts to be laid and collected by
state, 192, 381,

Congress, 130, 191, 378, 544, 560, Department

of, 466. Regulations of that between the states,
CIVIL LIST, reduction of, 99.

378, 433, 454, 478, 484, 486, 489, 502, 538, 540,
CLARK, ABRAHAM, objects to military meas-

545, 548, 561. With the Indians, 439, 462, 507,
uren against Vermont, 9, 10. Vindicates the

560.
propriety of making public the negotiations with
Sweden, 13. Proposes to exempt the American

COMMERCIAL TREATY with the Dutch, 27.
commissioners from the control of France, 18.

With Austria, 52. With Russia, 84, 89. With
Remarks on the conduct of the commissioners

the British, 88, 101.
at Paris, 68, 73, 75. Proposes to submit the im- COMMISSION, of Mr. Oswald, 16. To be given
post separately to the states, 73. Proposes to to officers by the President, 131, 380. To be in
Jimit the apportionment, 77. Opposes the state the name of the United States, 446. When it
debts being included in the general provision for expires in a recess of the Senate, 524, 563.
the public debt, 78. Advocates an apportion- COMMISSIONERS on the houndary of Maryland
ment by numbers, 79. Urges the settlement of a and Virginia, 114. On the negotiations at Paris,
system relative to public lands, 83. Remarks on 65. Control of France over them, 18, 36. Con-
disbanding the ariny, 89. Remarks on the ces. duct of those at Paris, 65, 68, 73, 74. On the
sion of public lands, 91, 92. Proposes a re- adjustment of debts of the states, 86. On the
moval of the military stores from Springfield, 97. cession of western lands, 92. On the valuation
Remarks on the admission of a British consul, of lands, 48.
101. Remarks on the negotiation relative to

COMMITTEE - In the Congress of the Confedera.
Mississippi, 102, 104.

tion. On the resolutions of Virginia as to the
CLARK, GENERAL, seizure of Spanish property, export of tobacco, 48. On proceedings of execu.
100.

tive departments, 80, 91. On a reorganization
CLASSES, Senate divided into, 129, 241, 245, 270, of the Court of Appeals under the Confederation,
377, 397, 541, 559. States divided into, for the

2. On the differences between New York and
choice of senators, 171, 174.

Vermont, 4 On a valuation of land as a basis
CLEARANCE of vessels trading between the

of taxation, 5, 24, 34, 43, 45, 46. On the frank
states, 479, 484, 502, 561.

ing privilege, 12. On the plan for permanent

revenue, 18. On the memorial and deputation
CLINTON, GEORGE, his letter relative to Fed-

from the army, 20, 21, 22, 23. On the finances,
eral Constitution, 574.

21, 80, 91. On increasing foreign loans, 2ti. On
CLYMER, GEORGE, represents Pennsylvania in the treaty of commerce with the Dutch, 27. On

the Congress of the Confederation, 1. Spoken the purchase of books by Congress, 27. On the
of as secretary of foreign atlairs, 16, 91. Attends seizure of goods sent to prisoners under pass-
the Federal Convention, 124. Objects to ap-

port, 28, 50.

On the means of restoring public
pointments by the Senate, 517. His views as to credit, 57. On the discontents in the army al
a duty on exports, 451. Prefers that the term Newburg, 66. On a general arrangement of the
« slaves " should not be introduced, 477. Views government, consequent on the peace, 82. Ona
as to commercial regulations between the states, system relative to ihe public lands, 84, 92. On
487, 489. Views as to the ratitication of the the ratification of provisional articles, 85. On
Constitution, 501, 534.

the mutinous conduct of troops at Philadelphia

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