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Spain, refuses to ratify a treaty of indemnity, 210; consents to the transfer of
Louisiana, 211 ; aggressions of, 210; negotiations with, 221; treaties
with, 299-301; ratitication of, delayed, 302-3.
and vetoed, 668-72; repealed, 702.
the delay of France to pay indemnity, 631.
Just, again defeated, 689; speeches of Tallmadge, Calhoun, Clay, and
rupt laws, 308; in case of the Cherokees, 557; in case of Amistad cap-
Taxation, right of, claimed by Great Britain, 33, 39; John Adams' sentiments on,
34; stamp act, glass, paper, &c., taxed, and acts resisted, 37-41; tax
law of congress opposed in Pennsylvania, 186-7.
removes the deposits, 591; nomination of, rejected, 617.
40; Clay's speech, 323, &c.; Webster's, against, 331, &c.; Philadelphia
bill reported, amended, passed, 871-3.
892; message to congress, 894 ; his death, 910.
resolutions, committee of thirteen, report of, 943-4.
and speech, 703-4; Adams' speech, 709-11; proposition to annes, with-
Texas, annexation effected, 830 ; protest of Mexican minister, 833; Benton on
Texas and New Mexico boundary bill, 905-9; controversy with Texas;
boundary bill passed, 911.
refused by the president, 142-3; treaty negotiated by Pinkney and Mon-
roe, and rejected, 221-2.
tion bill, 623; nominated vice-president, 735 ; his political opinions,
Union, dissolution of, prayed for, 756; attempt to censure Adams, 757-66 ; Gid-
dings presents a similar petition, 766.
relating to annexation, 787-8; death of, 799.
652; nominated and rejected, 553; nominated for vice-president, 564;
by Utica and Buffalo conventions, 881.
bills, 284, 309, 311, (Madison and Monroe); Maysville and Washington
(Tyler); distribution bill, by retaining it, 784.
Madison's war message of 1812, 251; war report, 252; declaration of,
remarks of Corwin and Rhett, 846-8; war terminated, treaty, 818.
Jefferson, 101-3; refuses to comply with a call for correspondence re-
mander-in-chief, 166; died, December 14, 1799.
resolution, 622 ; on power of removal, 626-8; on spoliation bill, 623;
Western lands, ceded to general government, 58, 85.
, 884; treaty, 386; M'Lane's arrangement, 528-30; relief from the effects of CORRECTIONS.
the treaty prayed for, 784. Whisky insurrection in western Pennsylvania, 105, 106. White, Hugh L., on Indian bill, 514-15; on expunging resolution, 622 ; on rg
movals, 628-9. Wirt, William, attorney-general, 1000; nominated by anti-masons for president
, 564. Wolcott, secretary of the treasury, 186. Woolens bill, of 1827, 403, &c. Woodbury, Levi, on Foot's resolution (powers of government,) 498; secretary of
the navy, 548; secretary of the treasury, 617. Wright, Silas, on spoliation bill, 623; reports sub-treasury, 680; remarks on
postponing fourth instalment of the surplus revenue, 689.
On page 281, it is stated, that the bill to incorporate a bank of the United States, was defeated in the senate“ by the casting vote of the vice-president, George Clinton, who was opposed to the bill, not on the ground of its unconstitationality,” &c. This is not correct. The writer had in mind the opinions of a certain other distinguished public functionary, which were, through inadvertence, attributed to Mr. Clinton, whose opposition to the bank, it is well known, was based upon the ground of unconstitutionality, as stated on page 985 of this work,
On page 1004, the statement purporting to exhibit " the value of certain articles imported," is a statement of articles e.rported, as the intelligent reader will readily perceive.