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CHAPTER XIII.

ARMY APPOINTMENTS. INTERNAL AFFAIRS. PROSECU.

TIONS UNDER THE SEDITION LAW. GERRY AND LO-

GAN. AMERICAN SQUADRONS IN THE WEST INDIES.

NULLIFICATION. RESOLUTIONS OF KENTUCKY AND

VIRGINIA. THIRD SESSION OF THE FIFTH CONGRESS.

NEW MISSION TO FRANCE.

Washington Commander-in-chief

Subordinate Army Appointments.

Adams and his Cabinet .....

Rank of the Major Generals; Hamilton and Knox...

Failures ....

Defense of New York ...

Yellow Fever; Duane, of the Aurora.

New Treaty with the Cherokees..

Mississippi Territory.

Eastern Boundary of the United States ...

Prosecution of Lyon ; his Re-election to Congress.

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Maryland Election ...

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Gerry's Correspondence with Talleyrand ..

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The X, Y, Z Explosion ..

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Concluding Correspondence between Gerry and Talleyrand 253

Departure of Gerry; Further Concessions by France .... 259

Logan at Paris ; Communication opened with Murray ... 261

Various Views as to Gerry’s Conduct ..

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Return of Pinckney; Military Arrangements

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Return of Logan; his Interview with Washington 264

Honors to the President .....

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American Cruisers—their Collisions with the British. ... 267

Affairs of St. Domingo ..

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Squadrons in the West Indies ; Private armed Vessels ... 270

Affairs of Guadaloupe..

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Secret History of the Kentucky Resolutions.

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Jefferson's original Draught...

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Kentucky Resolutions as adopted...

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Virginia Resolutions ....

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Third Session of the Fifth Congress ; President's Speech . 277

Secret History of this Speech..

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Answers thereto; Logan Act.

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Blount's Impeachment ..

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Documents laid before Congress..

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Bills passed ; Navy and Army...

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Nomination of Murray as Minister to France.

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Occasion of that Nomination ...

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The President's Motives therefor...

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Made without the Privity of the Cabinet.

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Dissatisfaction at it......

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Ellsworth and Henry nominated as Colleagues to Murray 291

Negotiations with Russia, Turkey, and Toussaint

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Davie appointed in place of Henry.

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Activity of Jefferson ...

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His Letters to Gerry, Pendleton, and Madison...

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Lyon in the House-Motion for his Expulsion...

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Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions not responded to. 296

Attempt to repeal the Alien and Sedition Laws.

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Ground of Opposition to the Sedition Law..

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