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Marshals-continued.
Page.

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bill reported without amendment, ordered Military Force, Mr. Giles presented a bill author-
to a third reading -

131

izing an additional, read twice, referred 152
read a third time, and passed
134 reported and recommitted .

156
Martin, Luther, the Senate refused to admit, as

reported with amendments

157
counsel for John Smith

81 ordered to a third reading with the amend-
Maryland, notice of a bill declaring the assent of

ments

160
Congress to certain acts of the State of 332 read a third time, and passed as amended 161
the bill presented, including acts of Georgia

returned from the House with amendments 235
also, and read twice

358
the House amendments agreed to

328
read a third time, and passed

359 a bill from the House for support of the ad-
Mathers, James, Sergeant-at-Arms, authorized to

ditional, for 1808, twice read and referred 377
employ assistants, &c.

11 reported without amendment, read a third
extra compensation allowed to
379 time and passed

378
Mathewson, Elisha, of Rhode Island, in place of Military Land Warrants, a bill from the House to
James Fenner, took his seat

32 extend the time for issuing and locating,
Maclay, Samuel, examination of, in the case of

read a first and second time, and referred 162
Aaron Burr

465 reported without amendment, and ordered to
Meige, Colonel, R. J., certificate of, referred to in

a third reading

163
the testimony of General Wilkinson 607 read a third time, and passed

163
Mercer, John Fenton, deposition of, in the case Military Peace Establishment, a bill supplemen-
of Aaron Burr

649

tary to the act fixing a, read twice and
Message, the President's annual

14
referred

46
three hundred copies of the same ordered to

reported and recommitted

47
be printed

18 again reported without amendment, and or-
motions for reference of said Message -

19
dered to a third reading

48
recommending an embargo
50 read a third time, and recommitted

49
communicating information respecting the

reported with amendments

49
Detroit Indians
55 ordered to be engrossed as amended

51
treaties with certain Indian tribes
101 read a third time, and passed

53
in relation to the Cumberland Road

131 Militia, a bill from the House authorizing a de-
confidential, with letters from our Ministers in

tachment from the, read twice and referred 162
France and Great Britain

150 reported with amendments, which were
recommending an augmentation of military

agreed to

170
force, &c.

151 ordered to a third reading as

amended 172
relating to certain parcels of ground in the

read a third time, and passed

174
city of New Orleans

157 the President transmitted a statement of the 174
transmitting copies of belligerent decrees 170 a bill from the House for arming and equip-
in relation to the Military Academy at West

ping the whole body of, twice read and
Point

171
referred

370
transmitting various documents relating to

reported without amendment, and ordered to
foreign negotiations, of which five hundred

a third reading

373
copies were ordered to be printed
174 read a third time, and passed

375
relating to the difficulty of executing the act Miller, Israel, examination of, in the case of Aaron
for fortifying ports and harbors

175
Burr

448
in reply to a resolution of the Senate respect-

cross-examination of .

440
ing the letter of Judge Nimmo

236 Mint, the President transmitted a report of the
transmitting a letter from the British Envoy,

Directors of the

78
on the subject of Mississippi lands -

378

a bill from the House to prolong the contin-
Michigan Territory, a bill from the House, sup-

uance of the, at Philadelphia, read - 167
plemental to the act relating to land in,

read a second time, and referred

170
read three times and passed

381

reported without amendment, and ordered to
Military Academy, a bill presented in relation to

a third reading

172
the, and read
176 read a third time, and passed

- 175
read a second time

177 | Mitchill, Mr., speech of, on the necessity of im-
further consideration postponed to next ses-

mediate preparations for defence
sion

360 remarks of, in the case of John Smith 41, 68
Military Establishment, on motion of Mr. Pope

speech of, on the bill to punish treason and
a committee was appointed to inquire

other crimes

109
whether any addition to the, is necessary 38 Monument, a bill from the House to remit the
a bill to revive and continue in force the nine-

duties on a naval, read twice, and referred 15%
teenth section of the act relating to the,

reported with amendments

154
was read twice, ordered to a third reading 100 amendments and bill ordered to a third read-
read a third time, and passed

101
ing

159
a bill from the House for support of the, for

read a third time, and passed as amended 160
1808, read

150 the House disagreed, to, and the Senate re-
read a second time, and referred

ceded from the amendments

161
reported without amendment, and ordered to Morgan, General John, evidence of in the case
a third reading

152
of Aaron Burr

421
read a third time, and passed
153 cross-examination of .

428

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Senate Proceedings and Debates.

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P.

Page.
Morgan, Colonel George, evidence of, in the case

Paine, Thomas, the President communicated an
of Aaron Burr

425

address of, stating his title to remunera-
cross-examination of -

428
Mulford, Lieutenant C., evidence of, as to the

tion for services rendered during the Re-
character of Brut.

volutionary war
624

101
Mulhollan, John, examination of, in the case of

Parker, Nahum, a Senator from New Hamp-
shire, took his seat

10
Aaron Burr

469
cross-examination of, -

Peace, a resolution was submitted, for a commit-

473
McCall, Archibald, petition of, was presented and

tee to inquire what further provision may
laid on the table

32

be necessary to preserve, in our ports and

harbors
referred to the committee on the Treasury
report and drawbacks

120

the resolution was adopted, and referred to
McCormick, Reverend, Mr., election of, as Chap-

the committee on that part of the Presi.

dent's Message
lain

23
extra compensation allowed to

a bill to that effect was presented, and read 34

379
McDowell, James, examination of, in the case of

read a second time
Aaron Burr

450

amended and ordered to third reading
cross-examination of .

452

read a third time, and passed as amended
McFarland, William, Mr. Pope offered a resolu-

Mr. Bradley, on leave, presented a bill for the
tion to issue a subpæna to

93

more effectual preservation of, which was
McKee, Colonel John, evidence of, in the case of

twice read, and ordered to a third reading 359
Aaron Burr

read a third time, and passed .
643

361
letters from, to General Wilkinson, referred

Penal Laws, on motion of Mr. Giles a committee
to in the testimony of the latter

644

was appointed on so much of the Presi-

dent's Message as relates to defects in the S6
N.

Peter, George, narrative of, referred to in the tes-
Nanjemoy, notice of a bill to change the name

timony of General Wilkinson

578
of the district of

369 Philadelphia, the petition of sundry merchants
the bill presented, read twice, and ordered to

of, praying a repeal of the non-importation
a third reading

369
act, was presented

39
read a third time, and passed

372 said petition was referred to a select com-
returned from the House, with amendments,

mittee -

48
which were concurred in

378 Plymouth, North Carolina, notice of a bill to make,
National Defence, speech of Mr. Mitehill, urging

a port of entry

369
preparations for

27 the bill was presented, read twice, and ore
Navy, a bill from the House, for support of the,

dered to a third reading

369
for 1807, read first and second times, and

read a third time, and passed

372
referred

returned irom the House with amendments,
reported without amendment

27
which were concurred in

378
ordered to a third reading -

31 Poindexter, George, evidence of, in the case of
read a third time, and passed

32
Aaron Burr

552
a bill from the House, for support of the,

cross-examination of .
1808, read

102 | Point Judith, a bill from the House to erect
read a second time, and referred

103

light-house on, was read
reported without amendment, and ordered

read a second time, and referred

103
to a third reading

105 reported without amendment, and ordered
read a third time, and passed
106 to a third reading -

105
New Orleans, the President's Message in rela-

read a third time, and passed

106
tion to public grounds in the city of, was Poole, Simeon, evidence of, in the case of Aaron
referred

163
Burr

439
Mr. Giles asked that this committee be dis-

cross-examination of -
charged from its consideration

359

Pope, John, a Senator from Kentucky, took his
Newport, Rhode Island, a memorial from the

10
freemen of the town of, was presented by

remarks of, on his motion for a subpæna for
Mr. Mathewson, and referred to the Sec-

Elias Glover -
retary of War

371

speech of, on the bill to punish treason and
Newspapers, a resolution to supply, to the mem-

other crimes

135
bers, was submitted

3
speech of, in the case of John Smith

3u8
and passed

11 Portland, a bill from the House to authorize the
New York, certain resolutions of the Legislature

President to exchange the lands where
of the State of, relating to the permanent

the fort and battery now stand, in the
defence of the port of, were presented

town of, for a more suitable site, was read
Nimmo, Matthew, the President transmitted a

three times, and passed
letter to him from Judge

136

Ports and Harbors, so much of the President's
0.

Message as related to the defence of, was
Ohio, Mr. Tiffin, under instructions, submitted a

referred to a select committee

31
resolution for a committee to inquire into

said committee reported a bill for the more
the expediency of authorizing a loan of

effectual defence of, which was read
arms, &c., to the State of

80 read a second time, and postponed 46, 47, 48

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Ports and Harbors—continued.
Page.

Page.
à bill from the House supplementary to the

Revenue Bonds, a bill from the House extending
act for fortifying, was presented

52
the credit on, was read

150
read twice, and referred
53 read a second time, and referred

152
reported without amendment
53 reported without amendment

152
'the bill recommitted -

54 the Senate, after a third reading, concurred 153
and reported with amendments, which were

Roads and Canals, a report from the Treasury
agreed to

54

respecting, was referred to a committee 207
another amendment was proposed, and not

a report from said committee was presented 332
agreed to

55 Robinson, Jonathan, from Vermont, was qualified,
ordered to a third reading, as amended

63
and took his seat

10
read a third time, and passed, as amended 64 remarks of, on the motion for a committee
Postmaster General, a report from the, in obe-

on national defence

31
dience to law

65 Rules, Mr. Adams moved an addition to the
Post Roads, a bill from the House to alter and

rules, viz: the appointment of a commit-
establish certain, was read

332

tee of three, at every session, to audit and
read a second time, and referred

control the contingent expenses of the Sen-
reported with amendments, and postponed

20
to next session

370

the motion was agreed to, and such a com-
notice of a bill to establish certain

371
mittee appointed

21
a bill from the House to establish certain, in

s.
Georgia, was read

375

Saco, a bill from the House to change the name
read a second time, amended, and ordered to

of a district to that of, was read

45
a third reading

376
read a second time, and referred

45
read a third time, and passed, as amended - 377

.ordered to a third reading

46
Potomac, a bill from the House to authorize the

read a third time, and passed

47
erection of a bridge over the, was read 45

Salaries, a bill from the House to continue in
read a second time, and referred

45

force the act relating to, was presented 78
reported with amendments, which were read 46

read twice, and referred

79
bill and amendments recommitted
47

79
reported with an amendment

reported with amendments
48

amendments adopted, and ordered to a third
the amendment amended and agreed to 48

reading

81
further consideration postponed -
49

83
a motion to amend, together with the bill,

read a third time, and passed, as amended

returned from the House with disagreement,
again postponed

49
and the Senate receded .

87
several amendments adopted, and the bill
further postponed -

Sapelo, Georgia, Mr. Milledge gave notice of a

51
ordered to a third reading, as amended

bill to erect a light-house on the island of 106
52

106
read a third time, and again postponed

the bill was presented and read
52
read a second time

108
third reading resumed, and the bill passed,

amended, and ordered to a third reading 128
as amended

99
read a third time, and passed

128
a remonstrance from the Mayor of George-

returned from the House with amendments,
town against the passage of said bill 46

and referred

162
Power, Thomas, evidence of, in the case of Aaron

agreement reported, and the report concur-
Burr

677
red in

163
President of the United States, opinion of the
Court at Richmond, on the motion for a

Seamen, so much of the President's Message as

related to the formation of the, into a
writ of subpoena duces tecum, against the 693

special militia, was referred to a select
Printing, a committee was appointed to direct

committee

19
the, of certain papers accompanying the

a bill from said committee, to establish a
President's Message of the 224 March 176

militia of, was read

158
Proclamation, the President's, convening Con-

read a second time

160
gress

9

the further consideration of the bill post-
Public Buildings, the President transmitted a re-

poned -

161
port of the Surveyor of the

174
Public Ground. (See New Orleans.)

second reading resumed, and the bill post-
poned to next session

162
Q.
Senate, meeting of the

9

members of the, in attendance 9, 10, 19, 20, 39,
Querist, on motion of Mr. Adams, the Secretary

51, 63, 65, 80
was directed to obtain a certified copy of

a committee of three appointed to audit and
the papers under the signature of, and also

control the contingent expenses of the 21
a file of the Richmond Enquirer for the

Shaw, Commodore, examination of, in the case
93
of Aaron Burt

555
Quorum, interchange of notice that the two Houses

cross-examination of

557
of Congress have formed a

10, 11
the deposition of, read to the court

572
R.

examination of, in relation to the character
of Major Bruff

605
Reed, Mr., remarks of, on Mr. Pope's subpæna Simpson, Tobias, extra compensation allowed to 379
resolution

96 Sinking Fund, report of the Commissioners of the 105

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Page. Smith, John-continued,

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Smith, John, of New York, appeared and took

Mr. Milledge submitted a motion that cer-
his seat

20

tain members of the House of Representa-
Smith, John, of Ohio ; Mr. Maclay submitted å

tives may be requested to attend the Sen-
resolution for a committee to inquire,

184
whether he ought not to be expelled from

numerous depositions in the case were read 185
the Senate

39 the resolution for expulsion of, negatived 324
Mr. M.'s resolution withdrawn, and one by

a letter from, to the Governor of Ohio, re-

324
Mr. Thruston, amended on motion of Mr.

signing his seat, (note)
Jones, adopted, and
a committee ap-

the Secretary directed to furnish attested co-
pointed

375
pies of certain papers to

42
said committee forthwith reported a second

Mr. Tiffin submitted a resolution that the
resolution, asking for authority to extend

Secretary settle the accounts of • 377
their inquiries, and to send for persons and

which resolution, being amended was agreed

378
papers, which was also adopted

42
they reported also another resolution, asking

a bill was presented to provide for payment
information from the President in relation

of certain expenses incurred in the prose-
to, which was agreed to

cution of the inquiry into the conduct of,
a letter from, to his colleague, courting the

and read

100

read a second time, and ordered to a third
inquiry proposed, was read

40
reading

101
a Message from the President, in reply to

101
the resolution, asking information respect-

read a third time, and passed
ing, was referred to the said committee 44

Smith, Samuel, speech of, on the resolution to
the committee were authorized to admit the

expel John Smith

on the motion to allow counsel to the same 76
attendance of

45
the committee further authorized to have the

an anonymous letter addressed to him is
mentioned by

164
papers and documents touching the in.

on the time allowed to said Smith

180
quiry into the conduct of, printed

46
a report from said committee, at the reading

election of, as President pro tempore of the
Senate

363
of which, he is required to attend

56

Smith, Matthew, and Darius Gates, a bill from
a resolution for the expulsion of, closing the

the House for relief of, was read

368
said report

62

read a third time, and referred
Mr. Hillhouse moved for the printing of the

reported without amendment, and ordered
answer of, but on the suggestion of Mr.

to a third reading

371
Goodrich, it was returned to the respon-

read a third time, and passed

372
dent that he might expunge from it the Smith, John, Chief Clerk of the War Depart-
exceptionable matter

63

ment, affidavit of, in the case of Aaron
on motion of Mr. Adams, the minutes of the

Burr

665
committee were read

65

Sparks, Richard, a petition of, was presented
the Senate ordered copies of papers, &c., to

and referred to a committee
be furnished to

80

a bill for the relief of, was reported, read
affidavit of, asking time, &c.

81
three times, and passed

378
which was committed to a select committee 84 State Courts, a bill from the House to continue
said committee reported a resolution fixing

in force the act to extend jurisdiction to,
the 1st of March for final action

86
&c., read

368
examination of witnesses in the case of 89

read a second time, and referred

369
the report of the last committee was read 90

reported without amendment, and ordered
and adopted

92
to a third reading

371
Mr. Pope moved that the Secretary issue a

read a third time, and passed

372
subpæna for certain witnesses

93 | Stephens, A., letter from, to John Peters, referred
which motion was, after debate, rejected 98

to in the testimony of General Wilkinson,
all the papers, &c., in the case of, referred

in the case of Aaron Burr

560
to a select committee, and Mr. Harper ad- Suffrage, a bill from the House to extend the
mitted as additional counsel for

153

right of, in Mississippi Territory, was
said committee make a report

154
read

45
at the request of the counsel the papers are

read a second time, and referred
submitted to them, and the case post-

reported without amendment
poned

155
postponed

49, 52, 53
the deposition of Glover given to the counsel 156

54
a memorial from his counsel, asking further

postponed

55
time

164 amendment adopted, and ordered to a third
which request is not complied with

166
reading

64
another memorial to the same effect was

read a third time, and passed as amended
presented

167 a bill from the House to extend the right of,
and a motion to postpone was agreed to

170

in Indiana Territory, read twice, and re-
the argument of the counsel in the case

ferred

129
opened

179 reported without amendment, and ordered
the Senate permitted depositions to be read

to a third reading

131
by the counsel
180 read a third time, and passed

139

170

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Page. / Treason, &c.--continued.

Page.
Summerl, and others; Mr. Adams presented a bill

a motion to postpone indefinitely, lost 135
for relief of, which was read
332 the bill was referred to a committee

159
read a second time, and referred
359 reported with amendments

163
reported without amendment, and ordered to

amendments agreed to

171
a third reading

364 ordered to a third reading, as amended - 177
read a third time, and passed
368 read a third time, and passed

207
St. Clair General Arthur; Mr. Gregg presented Treasurer, the general account of the, commu-
a petition of, which was referred

106

nicated -
the committee made report thereon 177 Treasury, annual report of the Secretary of the,

ordered to be printed
T.

a report from the Secretary of the, in obedi-
Taylor, Colonel James, examination of, in tho

ence to a resolution of last session -

80
case of John Smith

a report from, under the provisions of the
a letter from, asking compensation as a wit-

act relating to clerks
ness in said case

99

a report from, in ubedience to the act regu-
Taylor, Peter, evidence of, in the case of Aaron

lating foreign coins
Burr

416 Truxtun, Commodore, evidence of, in the case
cross-examination of -

420
of Aaron Burr

410
Tazewell, L. W., (a grand juror in the case of

cross-examination of, by Mr. Burr

414
Aaron Burr,) an argument before the Turner, Philip, a petition of, was referred to a
court as to the propriety of examining 627

committee

128
examination of, under decision of the court 629 a bill for relief of, was presented, and twice
Tennessee, a resolution submitted to authorize

read

157
the State of, to reduce the price of lands 11 ordered to a third reading -

160
the resolution agreed to, and a committco

read a third time, and passed

160
appointed to inquire, &c.

21 Turnpike, notice of a bill to establish a, in Alex-
a bill from the House supplemental to tho

andria county, D. C.

333
act regulating grants of land, and provi-

a bill brought in, and read -

359
ding for the disposal of the same, south of

read a second time, and ordered to a third
the State of, was read

54
reading

361
read a second time, and referred
55 read a third time, and passed

364
reported with amendments, which were

returned from the House with an amend.
agreed to, and ordered to a third reading 79

ment.

- 368
read a third time, and passed as amended 81 the amendment of the House concurred in 369
a committee was appointed to consider the Tybee Island, (Georgia,) an act of cession of the
claims derived under North Carolina to

State of Georgia to the United States of
lands within the State of

104

a light-house on, was sent for file to the
a bill reported, and read

167
State Department -

31
read a second time

170
a motion to amend postponed

172

V.
the bill recommitted .

177 Van Horne, Gabriel G., evidence of, in the case
reported with amendments

186
of Aaron Burr

581
amendments agreed to, and ordered to a third Vice President, remarks of the, on giving his
reading

207 casting vote against postponing the ques-
read a third time, and passed as amended 236 tion on the resolution to expel John
Territories, a bill from the House, allowing addi.

Smith

165
tional compensation to the Secretaries of

retirement of the, from the Chair of the
certain, was read

33

Senate, for the remainder of the session - 363
read a second time, and referred

34
reported without amendment

38

w.
ordered to a third reading -

43 Wagon Road; Mr. Pope, under instructions, sub-
read a third time, and passed

43

mitted a resolution, relative to the open-
Tharp, William, a joint deposition of, referred to

ing of a, from the Ohio river, to intersect
in evidence, in the case of Aaron Burr 573 the road from Cincinnati to Fort Wayne,
Thruston, Mr., remarks of, on the resolution to

which was referred to a committee - 132
expel John Smith

40, 41 the committee presented a bill to that effect,
Tiffin, Edward, Senator from Ohio, took his seat 10

which was read

150
on motion of Mr. Adams, he is sworn in the

read a second time, and ordered to lie for
case of Smith

90
consideration

152
Tinsley, Captain Samuel, examination of, as to

ordered to a third reading

159
the character of General Eaton
669 read a third time, and recommitted

160
Todd, Judge, examination of, in case of A. Burr - 641 | Walback, Captain J. B., deposition of, referred
Tracy, Uriah, a resolution in honor of the mem-

to in the testimony of General Wilkinson 565

20 Wallace, David C., testimony of, in the case of
Treason, &c., Mr. Giles reported a bill to punish,

Aaron Burr.

503
which was read
105 cross-examination of -

504
read a second time

106 Wallace, Robert, testimony of, in the case of
bill read by sections, and debated

108
Aaron Burr.

505
second reading, and debate resumed
133 cross-examination of

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