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Friday, January 17,
of Gibraltar, and the treaty of commerce
Impost - Violation of passport by seizure
of goods for prisoners of war - Speech of
land - Purchase of books for the use of
Mr. Jefferson's mission suspended.
Impost, and debate thereon.
Death of Lord Stirling – Vermont- Ar- Motion for limiting the impost to twenty,
Decision - The goods seized
under passport — Resolution relative to.
Instructions to the Virginia delegates, rel.
THURSDAY, February 27,.......
Hemonstrance from Vermont Report
Motion by Mr. Wolcott to refer the half
pay to the states — - Duty on wine.
Rule of voting - Amendments proposed
Specific duties reported.
.46 TUESDAY, March 4, and WEDNESDAY,
Abatement of the quotas of certain states
of the declaration of peace
- Their du-
Monday, April 7,......
- Effect of this intelligence.
Debt of the United States estimated - Re
Memorial from Gen. Hazen on behalf of
Letter from the superintendent of finance to refer to a select committee the subject
THURSDAY, April 10,.......
Intelligence of peace sent by La Fayette
tion of the preliminary articles - Consid-
erations of the committee for recommend-
ing a postponement of the decision of
Communication by the minister of France, TUESDAY, April 15,
Ratification of the articles.
Monday, April 21,........ .....87 recommending the states to comply with
certain of the provisional articles — Inter
FRIDAY, May 9,.......
Consideration of the report relative to the
departinent of finance.
Report relating to the department of for-
Entrance of the soldiers, from Lancaster,
into the city - Amendment to the report
ison and Mr. Bingham with Mr. Guar. poned — Representations of North Caro
- Negotiation between Mr. Jay and Mr
British treaty of peace - Obligations im- Resolution to lay the negotiation between
Mr. Jay and Mr. Guardoqui before Con.
Discontinuance of enlistments - Military WEDNESDAY, April 18,
Mr. Jay's report on the admission of Mr. site to authorize suspension of the use of
Congress sanction the Federal Convention
Embarrassment of the treasury - Pros-
FRIDAY, May 25,...... ......123 SATURDAY, June 2,.......
To receive fixed compensation — Amend
ed, to receive no salary, but expenses to
plan of a constitution - Plan stated.
Mr. Randolph's eighth proposition - A
council of revision, to consist of the na.
of the national judiciary, to have a nega.
tive on acts of national legislature unless
again passed by members of each
branch — Amended, to give the national
executive alone that power, unless over.
ruled by two thirds of each branch of the
contribution, or the number of free inhab-
Mr. Randolph's ninth proposition
The national judiciary to be established
Mr. Randolph's fourth proposition
Mr. Randolph's ninth proposition - The
national judiciary to be chosen by the na-
tional legislature - Disagreed to -
hold office during good behavior, and to
receive fixed compensation - Agreed to
- To have jurisdiction over offences at
sea, captures, cases of foreigners and cit.
izens of different states, of national rev.
enue, impeachments of national officers,
Mr. Randolph's sixth proposition - Pow-
branch to originate laws — Agreed to - Na-
Mr. Randolph's eleventh proposition
Republican government and its territory.
except in case of voluntary junction, to
federation, to pass laws where state legis-
be guarantied to each state- Postponed.
latures are incompetent, or where neces- Mr. Randolph's twelfth proposition
The Congress of the Confederation to
ments to be fulfilled - Agreed to.
Mr. Randolph's thirteenth proposition
Provision to be made for amendments of
the Constitution without the assent of the
FRIDAY, June 1,.....
national legislature - Postponed.
Mr. Randolph's fourteenth proposition
Mr Rande'pb's seventh proposition - The - National and state officers to take an