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report of ..

Commercial statistics .............261, 324, 325 Geyer, Henry S., a Senator from Missouri- Jones, James C., a Senator from Tennessee
Cooper, James, a Senator from Pennsylvania, inci- remarks on the bill for the construction of a remarks on the bill to give protection to the Fed-
dental remarks by ......

.279, 288 railroad from the valley of the Mississippi to eral officers in executing the laws of the Uni-
remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal

the Pacific ocean....
...198 ted States.....

...228, 232,233, 234
officers in execuung the laws of the United remarks on the bill to give protection co Federal remarks on the bill making appropriation to the
States....
......220, 221, 233 officers in executing the laws of the United ocean mail steamers,

286, 288, 289,
Cox, Leander M., a Representative from Ken- Slates.....

...227

290, 291, 292, 293, 295, 296, 309
lucky-

remarks on propositions to amend the Post Office Jones, George W., a Representative from Ten-
remarks concerning the policy of the Adminis- appropriation bill...

..277
tration, Know-Nothingism, and slavery..70 remarks on the appropriation to the Collins remarks on the bill to provide for the payment
Creditors of Texas-see Texas Debt Bill.

steamers.

...286, 312

of such creditors of the late Republic of Texas
Cuba, remarks in the House of Representatives || Giddings, Joshua R., a Representative from Ohio, as are comprehended in the act of Congress
in regard to the annexation of, by-

incidental remarks by....

.83
of September 9, 1850.....

..372
Mr. Boyce .

..91 remarks in review of the policy of the Admin- remarks on the appropriation to the Collins
Mr. Chastain..
..192 istration of President Pierce... ......31 steamers.....

....373
Cutting, Francis B., a Representative from New remarks touching the Federal power over the Judicial system of the United States, remarks in
York-

slavery institution............318, 319, 320 the Senate on the bill to modify and amend
remarks in regard to the Collins steamers...

..191
Gillelie, Francis, a Senator from Connecticut-

the, by Mr. Bayard......

....85
remarks on the bill to give protection to the

K.
Federal officers in executing the laws of the
Davis, Jefferson, Secretary of War, annual report United Slates.....

.227, 228, 233 Kansas and Nebraska, remarks in the House of
of ...........
........13 Goode, William O., a Representative from Vir-

Representatives, in which the law organizing
Davis, John G., a Representative from Indiana- ginia, incidental remarks by .......186, 316 territorial governments for, is discussed, by-
remarks on the bill to organize an institution for Goodrich, John Z., a Representative from Mas-

Mr. Campbell...
the insane of the Army and Navy and of the sachuselis, incidental remarks by.......316

Mr. Goodwin..

..313
District of Columbia.....
...202 remarks in regard to the tariff and the revenue,

Mr. Rogers...

..166
Dawson, William C., a Senator from Georgia,

133

Mr. Stephens, of Georgia..
incidental remarks by.......... .302 | Goodwin, Henry C., a Representative from New

Mr. Yates...

.248
remarks on the bill co give protection to Federal York-

Keitt, Lawrence M., a Representative from South
officers in executing the laws of the United remarks in regard to the territorial policy of the Carolina, incidental remarks by....251, 252
States ..
..224, 225, 228, 231, 246

Government........

..313, 317, 318 remarks in regard to American politics, religious
Disney, David T.,

a Representative from Onio- Guthrie, James, Secretary of the Treasury, annual toleration, and Know-Nothingism..... .66
remarks on the French spoliation bill. .....122

....6 Kerr, John, a Representative from North Caro-
Diplomatic and consular systems of the United Gwin, William M., a Senator from California-

lina
States, remarks in the House of Represent- remarks on propositions to amend the Post

remarks in favor of the appropriation to the
atives on the bill to remodel the, by-

Office appropriation bill......

..278

Collins line of steamers... ......185
Mr. Chandler...
...162

Know-Nothingism discussed in the House of Rep-

H.
Mr. Perkins, of Louisiana.......356, 362

resentatives, by-
statistics of the operations of the.....361, 362 Hamilton, William T., a Representative from

Mr. Banks..

.48
Dobbin, James C., Secretary of the Navy, annual Maryland, incidental remarks by..149, 150,

Mr. Barry...

.53
.19
report of .

318

.111

Mr. Chandler..
Douglas, Stephen A., a Senator from Illinois- remarks in regard to a Pacific railroad.....128

Mr. Cox..

.70
remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal Harbor and river improvements, remarks in the

Mr. Keitt..

..66
officers in executing the laws of the United House of Representatives on the President's

.246

Mr. Millson.......
States.
.214, veto of the bill providing for, by Mr. Car-

Mr. Ruffin

.349
215, 216, 217, 224, 226, 227, 238, 239, 330 penter.....d

.....259 Mr. Singleton. ::

.266
remarks on the bill making appropriation for Haven, Solomon G., a Representative from New Mr. Smith, of Alabama...

..94
the ocean mail service.... .297, 302 York, incidental remarks by............188

Mr. Smith, of Tennessee..

..151
Duties on railroad iron, remarks in the Senate on Henn, Bernhart, a Representative from lowa, inci-

Mr. Sollers.....

...82
the bill granting to railroad companies three dental remarks by..

.......314
Mr. Straub......

.210
years in which to pay the....... ...195 || Houston, George S., a Representative from Ala-

L.
Duties in Cuba, statistics of......

.194 bama, incidental remarks by............202 | Laws of the United States passed at second ses-

Hughes, Charles, a Representative from New sion Thirty-Third Congress,.......375–424
York-

Index to-see page vi.
Election statistics .

..52
remarks in regard to action on the Kansas and

bill to protect the officers and other persons act-
English, William H., a Representative from In- Nebraska bill....

...315

ing under the authority of the United States
diana-

incidental remarks.....

...318

in executing the, remarks by-
remarks in regard to the management of the Hunter, Robert M. T., a Senator from Virginia, Mr. Badger.. ..214, 218, 226, 229
affairs of the Smithsonian Institution....282 incidental remarks by....

Mr. Bayard ....218, 221, 226, 243
Executive, remarks in the House of Represent. remarks in regard to the charges in the Jeffer. Mr. Benjamin .212, 219, 223, 239, 244
atives concerning the policy of the....31, 70
son papers against the late James A. Bayard,

Mr. Buller....224, 226, 227, 208, 244, 246
of Delaware..

...140

Mr. Chase. ...
F.

.211, 212, 213, 217, 234
remarks on amendments to the Post Office appro- Mr. Cooper..

..220, 221, 233
Federal officers, bill to protect the, in enforcing the priation bill..........271, 272, 273, 277, 278 Mr. Dawson......221, 225, 228, 231, 246

laws of the United States-see Laws of the remarks on the bill providing tor the ocean mail Mr. Douglas.... ..214, 215, 216,
United States.

steamers...

..285,

217, 224, 226, 227, 238, 239, 330
Fenton, Reuben E., a Representative from New

286, 292, 296, 300, 301, 302, 304

Mr. Fessenden. ..216, 217, 218, 246
York-

I.
Mr. Geyer.....

...227
remarks on the bill to extend the invalid pen-

Mr. Gillette....

.227, 228, 233
Bion system..

......164 | Ingersoll, Colin M., a Representative from Con. Mr. Jones, of Tennessee.... .228,
Fessenden, William Pili, a Senator from Maine- necucut, incidental remarks by...........34

232, 233, 234
remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal | Imports and exports, statistics of....., ..134,

Mr. Mallory...

.228, 240
officers in executing the laws of the United

194, 261, 282
Mr. Pettit...

..220, 223, 233, 234
Slates....
..216, 217, 218, 246 | Insane asylum for the Army, Navy, and Dis.

Mr. Seward.....

.240
Finances, report of the Secretary of the Treasury trict of Columbia, remarks in the House of

Mr. Stuart.

.220, 221
on the state of the.......
Representatives on the bill to organize an

Mr. Sumner..

..226, 234, 244, 246
Florence, Thomas B., a Representative from institution for the, by Mr. Davis, of In.

Mr. Toucey.

..211,
Pennsylvania, incidontal remarks by....315,

...202

212, 213, 220, 225, 226, 227
321, 350 | Institutions of Massachusetts, remarks in the

Mr. Wade..

...213, 215,
French spoliation bill-see Spolialions, French.
House of Representatives in regard to the,

216, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227
Fugitive slave law, bill to protect the officers of &c., by Mr. Upham......

....255
Mr. Weller....

...217, 239, 240
the United States in executing the-see Laws | Interior Department, annual report from the Sec- Mr. Wilson .......216, 234, 237, 239, 240
of the United States.

retary of the.....

...10 | Letcher, John, a Representative from Virginia,
debate on the...
..211-246 Invalid pensions, remarks in the House of Rep- incidental remarks by....

......186
resentatives on the bill to extend the law

remarks in regard to the territorial policy of the
granting, by Mr. Fenton..... ....164

United States...

....317
General Armstrong, remarks in the Senate on the
bill for the relief of the claimants of the pri-

J.

M.
vate-armed brig, by-

James, Charles T., a Senator from Rhode Island | Mail line to California, remarks in the House of
Mr. Bayard...

...158 remarks on the bill to extend the patent hereto- Representatives on the bill providing a steam,
Mr. Pearce. .......

...158 fore granted to Samuel Colt for improvement from San Francisco, by the way of the Sand-
Georgia and Ohio-free and slave labor-the rela. in fire-arms..

.366 wich Islands and Japan, to Shanghai, in
tive production discussed in the House of Jefferson's opinione....

.130 China, by Mr. McDougall...... ..200
Representatives....35, 39, 48, 103, 321, 327 action in regard to the ordinance of 1787...316 (See San Francisco.)

...196

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Mail steamer service-
Morton, Jackson, a Senator from Florida,

R.
remarks in the House of Representatives on the remarks on propositions to amend the Post Railroad iron-see Duties.

bill making appropriation for the transporta- Office appropriation bill. ...........271, 276 Railroad-see Vicksburg and Shreveport.
tion of the United States mail, by ocean steam- remarks on the bill to promote the efficiency of Railroad to the Pacific, remarks in the House of
ers and otherwise, for the year ending June the Navy.....

332 Representatives on the bill for the construc-
30, 1856, by-

N.

tion of a, by-
Mr. Breckinridge

.188
Naturalization laws, discussion in the House of

Mr. Benton...

.73
Mr. Cutting...
.191

Mr. Hamilton..

.)28
Mr. Jones, of Tennessee.

Representatives in regard to the, by-
.373
Mr. Rogers... :

.....166
Mr. McDougall.

.148
Mr. Kerr..

.185, 188
Mr. Smith, of Alabama..............

Mr. Yates.....

.......94
Mr. Olds........

..203
.178, 191
Mr. Smith, of Tennessee.

...151

Railroad from the valley of the Mississippi to the
bill making appropriation for the transportation
(See Know-Nothingism; Catholicily.)

Pacific ocean, remarks in the Senate on the
of the United States mail by ocean steamers
Navy, remarks in the Senate on the bill to pro-

bill for the construction of a, by-
and otherwise, during the fiscal year ending
mote the efficiency of the, by Mr. Morton, 332

Mr. Geyer.....

.....198
June 30, 1856.

Mr. Seward.
Navy Department, annual report of the Secretary

...331
remarks, by-

of the....

.19

Revenue, remarks in the House of Representa.
Mr. Badger............286, 289, 290, 291 Nebraska question—see Kansas.

tives in regard to the, by Mr. Goodrich...133
Mr. Bayard..
..286,

Richardson, William A., a Representative from

0.
288, 209, 290, 295, 296, 297, 301, 304

Illinois, incidental remarks by ...........36
Mr. Butler.

.291, 292, 302

Ocean mail service-See Mail Steamer Service. Rogers, Sion H., a Representative from North
Mr. Chase.

.302, 303, 304 Olds, Edson B., a Representative from Ohio, Carolina-
Mr. Clayton.

.310, 311, 312

incidental remarks by ....186, 190, 191, 192 remarks in regard to Nebraska and Kansas,
Mr. Douglas.

.297, 302

remarks in favor of the appropriation for the alien suffrage, squatter sovereignty, and the

Collins steamers
Mr. Geyer....

.....178

....166
..286, 312

Missouri compromise. ...
Mr. Hunter..

..285,

Orr, James L., a Representative from South Care Ruffin, Thomas, a Representative from North

olina, incidental remarks by..
286, 292, 296, 300, 301, 382, 304

...128 Carolina
Mr. Jones, of Tennessee. ..286, 288,
remarks on the French spoliation bill......141 remarks in regard to the principles of the Know.

Nothing party

.349
289, 290, 291, 292, 293, 295, 296, 309
Mr. Mallory
..353

Rusk, Thomas J., a Senator from Texas, inci.
Peace mediation, remarks in the House of Repre-
Mr. Pearce.....
.309, 310, 313

dental remarks by.....

..226,
sentatives on the joint resolution requesting
Mr. Pratt.....
.309, 310

227, 228, 239, 244, 354, 355;
the President to tender the mediation of the
Mr. Rusk....291, 292, 295, 300, 303, 304

remarks on the postal appropriation bill...271,
United States to the Powers engaged in the
Mr. Seward.
..300

272, 273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279
Eastern war, by-
Mr. Stuart, 292, 293, 295, 296, 299, 300, 302

remarks on the bill making appropriation for
Mr. Chamberlain...

..109
Mr. Toombs......297, 298, 300, 310, 311

the ocean mail steamers....

.291,
Mr. Clingman.

..60
Mr. Toucey:
.296, 297

292, 295, 300, 303, 304
Mr. Upham

..253
Mallory, Stephen R., a Senator from Florida, in. Pearce, James A., a Senator from Maryland-

S.
cidental remarks by..

.296, 308

remarks in regard to certain charges in Jeffer- || San Francisco, stenm mail line from, to China-
remarks on the bill to give protection to Fed. son's papers against the late James A. Bay. see Mail Steamer Service.
eral officers in executing the laws of the

ard....

....140 | Secretary of the Treasury-see Treasury Depart.
United States......

.....228, 240
remarks on the bill for the relief of the claim-

ment.
remarks on the appropriation for the Collins ants of the private-armed brig General Arm- | Seward, William H., a Senator from New York,
steamers.....

...353
strong.....
.....158 incidental remarks by..

......323
Manufactures, statistics of.............324, 325 remarks on the Post Office appropriation bill..272 remarks on the bill to give protection to the
Maritime rights of the United States, remarks in remarks on the bill making appropriation for the Federal officers in executing the laws of the
the House of Representatives, on the subject of ocean mail service ........... .309, 310, 313 United States...

...240
the, by Mr. Walbridge.......

..257 || Peckham, Rufus W., a Representative from New remarks on the Post Office appropriation bill,
Mason, James M., a Senator from Virginia- York, incidental remarks by............192

271, 272, 277
remarks in regard to the charges in the Jeffer- | Pensions See Invalid Pensions.

remarks on the bill making appropriation for
son papers against the late James A. Bayard, | Perkins, John, a Representative from Louisiana- the ocean mail service....

....300
of Delaware.

...140 remarks on the bill to remodel the diplomatic and remarks on the bill to extend to the railroad
incidental remarks by.......226, 234, 297, 302 consular systems of the United States. 356, 362

companies a credit of three years on railroad
Maxwell, Augustus É., a Representative from remarks on the bill granting alternate sections iron....

... 331
Florida

of land for the construction of the Vicksburg Singleton, Otho R., a Representative from Mis-
Temarks in regard to the Kansas-Nebraska bill,

and Shreveport railroad......... .345 sissippi-

315 | Pettit, John, a Senator from Indiana, incidental remarks in regard to the Know-Nothing organ-
Mayall, Samuel, a Representative from Maine- remarks by........

...309 ization....

.266
remarks on the financial and territorial policy remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal | Slavery, remarks in the House of Representatives,
of the Administration....

..63

officers in executing the laws of the United in which the queslion is incidentally discussed,
remarks on the French spoliation bill......116 States......

..220, 223, 233, 234 by-
remarks on the subject of the tariff........279 | Phillips, Philip, a Representative from Alabama- Mr. Bailey, of Georgia.

.327
McClelland, Robert, Secretary of the Interior, remarks on the French spoliation bill......126 Mr. Campbell..

.39, 321
annual report of ......

.....10
Politics-See American Politics.

Mr. Cox...

70
McDougall
, James A., a Representative from Cal. Population, statistics of certain..

.51
Mr. Giddings.

318, 319
ifornia, incidental remarks by......129, 130 Postal statistics..... .25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31

Mr. Letcher....

317, 319
remarks in favor of the Pacific railrvad bill, 148 oceanie....

.180, 181, 190 Mr. Stephens, of Georgia.........35, 103
remarks on the bill providing for a steam mail Post Office Department, annual report from the Smith, William R., a Representative from Ala-
from San Francisco, by way of the Sand- Postmaster General.....

bama-
wich Islands and Japan, tó Shanghai, in Post Office appropriation bill, remarks in the Sen. remarks in regard to the naturalization laws
China...

...200
ate on propositions to amend the, by-

and policy of the Roman Catholic Church..94
Meacham, James, a Representative from Ver-

Mr. Adams....... .272, 274, 275, 278 | Smith, William, a Representative from Virginia,
Mr. Bell.....

..275, 276 incidental remarks by..............186, 187
remarks in regard to the administration of the Mr. Benjamin.

.273, 274 | Smith, Samuel A., a Representative from Tennes-
affairs of the Smithsonian Institution....341

Mr. Brodhead.

.273, 276
Mediation-see Peace Mediation.

Mr. Brown.......

.273, 274, 275 remarks in regard to the naturalization laws and
Messaye, annual, of the President of the United

Mr. Clayton...

.278 Know-Nothingism...... .......151
States...

.......1
Mr. Geyer...

.277 Smithsonian Institution, remarks in the House of
veto, on the mail steamer bill-see Congressional

Mr. Gwin.

..278 Representatives in regard to the management
Globe.

Mr. Hunter.......271, 272, 273, 277, 278 of the, by-
veto, on the French spoliation bill—see Con-

Mr. Morton............
...271, 276 Mr. English...

.282
gressional Globe.

Mr. Pearce....

...272
Mr. Meacham.

..341
Millson, John S., a Representative from Virginia-

Mr. Rusk....

.271, 272, | Smyth, Geo. W., a Representative from Texas-
remarks on the French spoliation bill......144

273, 274, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279 remarks on the bill for the seltlement of the
remarks in regard to the Know-Nothing organ. Mr. Seward..

.271, 272, 277 Texas debi......

...159
ization....

.246
Mr. Weller....

.271, 272, 278 | Sollers, Augustus R., a Representative from
Missouri compromise, remarks in the House of Pratt, Thomas G., a Senator from Maryland- Maryland -
Representatives, in which the subject is dis.

remarks on the bill making appropriation for remarks concerning American politics, Know-
cussed, by-
the ocean mail service.... ...309, 310 Nothingism, &c....

...82
Mr. Campbell...

.39 President of the United States, annual message of Spoliations, French, prior to 1800, remarks in the
Mr. Goodwin..

.313
the.........

.1 House of Representatives on the bill to indem-
Mr. Rogers. .

.166 veto messages of-see the Congressional Globe. nify American citizens for, by-
Mr. Stephens, of Georgia..
..35 | Protection to Federal officers in executing their Mr. Benton....

118
Mr. Yates. ,....
.248 duties—see Laws of the United States.

Mr. Disney

..122

......25

moni-

Bee-

...6

Stales.........:

......229

Spoliations, French, remarks in the House, by-

T.

Vicksburg and Shreveport railroad, remarks in the
Mr. Mayall.
..116 | Tariff, remarks in the House of Representatives

House of Representatives on the bill granting
Mr. Millson..

.144
in regard to the, by

alternate sections of land to the, by Mr. Per-
Mr. Orr........

.141
Mr. Goodrich..
.133 kins, of Louisiana....

...345
Mr. Phillips..

.126
Mr. Mayall....

..279

W.
Mr. Washburn..

..262
Mr. Straub......

..207 Wade, Benjamin F., a Senator from Ohio-
veto message of the President on see the Con-
remarks in the Senate on the proposition in the

remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal
gressional Globe.
civil and diplomatic bill to modify the, hy

officers in executing the laws of the United
reinarks in the House of Representatives on the

Mr. Wilson ...

.371
States..

....213,
President's veto of the spoliation bill, by Mr. Taylor, John J., a Representative from New

215, 216, 222, 223, 224, 225, 226, 227
Washburn, of Maine...

..262
York, incidental remarks by........156, 157

Walbridge, Hiram, a Representative from New
Statistics... .6, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 39 Territorial policy of the Government discussed in

York-
financial..

the House of Representatives, by-

remarks on the maritime rights of the United
commercial....

.261, 324, 325
Mr. Goodwin....
.313, 317, 318

.257
agricultural.....

...39,
Mr. Letcher...

.317

Walker, Isnac P., a Senator from Wisconsin, inci-
41, 48, 64, 105, 106, 107, 261, 326, 327, 347 Texas debt bill, remarks in the House of Repre- War Department, annual report of the Secretary

dental remarks by..

.......213
diplomatic and consular systems,.....361, 362

sentatives on the, by-
postal. ...
25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31
Mr. Breckinridge.....

..155
of the...

.13
postal, oceanic....

..180, 181, 190
Mr. Jones, of Tennessee.............372

Washburne, Ellihu B., a Representative from Illi-
colleges and schools..

.....42
Mr. Smyth, of Texas....

..159

nois, incidental remarks by ........36, 350
manufactures, &c.................. .324, 325
population, foreign...

Washburn, Israel, a Representative from Maine-
Thompson, John B., a Senator from Kentucky,

..51
wool imported..

remarks on the President's veto of the French
incidental remarks by..
.232

spoliation bill............ ........262
election....

..52

Toleration, civil and religious, discussed in the
transportation of produce.

Washington's announcement to the Army, in
.347

House of Representatives, by-
duties in Cuba.........

1778, of the alliance with France........253
.194
Mr. Barry ..

......53

Mr. Chandler.....
immigration....

Weller, John B., a Senator from California, inci-
...95

.......111
dental remarks by........

......197
imports and exports. ......134, 194, 261, 282 Toombs, Robert, a Senator from Georgia-

remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal
Steam mail service-see Mail Steamer Service.
remarks on the bill making appropriation for

officers in executing the laws of the United
Stephens, Alexander H., a Representative from

the ocean mail service, 297, 298, 300, 310, 311

States..

.217, 239, 240
Georgia-
Toucey, Isaac, a Senator from Connecticut-

remarks on propositions to amend the Post
remarks in reply to the remarks of Mr. Mace, remarks on the bill to protect Federal officers in

Office appropriation bill........271, 272, 278
of Indiana, in regard to the notice of his in- executing the laws of the United States..211,

Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts
tention to introduce a bill to restore the Mis-

212, 213, 220, 225, 226, 227
souri compromise. ...

remarks on the bill to give protection to Federal
..35 remarks on the bill making appropriation for the
ocean mail service.....

officers in executing the laws of the United
jeply to the remarks of Mr. Campbell, of Ohio,

.296, 297
Suates...

.216, 234, 237, 239, 240
in regard to the relative productive wealth of Transportation of produce, statistics of the...347

remarks on the proposition in the civil and di-
Georgia and Ohio....
..103 | Treasury Department, annual report of the Sec-

plomatio bill to modify the tariff.........371
incilenial remarks by.......41, 42, 43, 44, 45 retary of the....

.......6

Witie, William H., a Representative from Penn-
Straub, Christian M., a Representative from Penn-

U.

sylvania, incidental remarks by.....314, 321
sylvania-

Wool importations, statistics of..... ..282
remarks on the tariff question, &c.........207 Union, remarks in the House of Representatives

Y.
Stuart, Charles E., a Senator from Michigan-

on the condition of the, by Mr. Yates...248 | Yates, Richard, a Representative from Illinois
remarks on the bill to give protection io Fed- || Upham, Charles W., a Representative from Mas- remarks in favor of constructing a railroad to
eral officers in executing the laws of the sachusetts,

the Pacific ocean......

.203
United States......

.220, 221 remarks in regard to the proposition for a medi- remarks on the state of parties, the condition of
remarks on the bill making appropriation for ation on the part of the United States to bring the Union, and a public policy..........248
the ocean sieam mail service.
.292, about a reconciliation of the belligerent Pow.

Yeas and nays-
293, 295, 296, 298, 300, 302 ers in the East......

....253

on the bill to protect Federal officers in enforc-
Sumner, Charles, a Senator from Massachusetts remarks in regard to Mr. Jefferson's view on ing the Federal laws in the States......212,
remarks on the bill to give protection to the
the ordinance of 1787.................316

213, 246
Federal officers in executing the laws of the Veto—see Harbor and River Improvements; Spolia- on the Collins steamer bill..

..296
United States.
.226, 234, 244, 246
lion Bill; Congressional Globe.

301, 302, 309, 310, 313

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cases..........

.....402

A.
Appropriations-Continued.

Asylum, for insane of Army and Navy, erection
Academy, Military. See Military Academy.

custom-houses....
.390, 394 of......

....400
Acknowledgments of deeds and other writings in foreign intercourse.

..390 | Athens, consul at..

.....402
the Indian country may be taken by Indian

collection of land revenue.

..390 || Attachés to legations, all acts authorizing, re-
agents. ....

.414
land surveys..;.•
.390, 391 pealed....

..404
Acapulco, consul at. ...

.402
Mexican boundary..

..391 || Attorney, in District of Columbia, duty of, as to
Adair, John, settlement of accounts. .394

penitentiary...

..377, 391

persons violating act forbidding circulation
Adjutant General, appropriation for office of..388 asylumn for insane.....

..391 of small bills...

.......376
Advertised letters, postage on..

..401 public buildings and grounds..........391, | District-see District Allorney.
Affidavits under graduation law, before whom to

394, 395 | Attorney General, appropriation for office of, 399
be made....
..410 Capitol......

.391 may attend before commissioners to codify laws
Agents, Commercial. See Coinmercial Agents.

Washington aqueduct..
.391 of District of Columbia..

..401
general act for appointment of, at sundry places, transportation of certain persons from San Auditors—see Treasury Department.

402, 403
Diego to San Francisco............391 || Austria-public minister to....

..401
of American claims at London, pay of.....393 deficiencies....

.392, 393 secretary of legation to...

.404
Agricultural statistics, appropriation for, 391, 394 mode of preparing estimates for. ..393 consuls in..

.402
Africa, consuls in......

.402

contract with Hiram Powers...... .395 | Auxiliary Watch, compensation of.. .377
title of consul general may be bestowed in, 404

Indian treaties..
.395 appropriation for..

.391
Aix la Chapelle, consul at.....

.402
Arctic expedition....
.396 Aux Cayes, consul at..

402
Alabama, selliement of accounts of..... .384 court of claims....

.393
Alden, Hiram 0., authorized (with James Eddy) contingencies in Nebraska....

..376

B.
to construct a telegraph to the Pacific....380 libraries in Kansas and Nebraska.........415 | Baden, consul at...

..402
Alexandria, consul at..
military defenses at Proctor's Landing, (Louis. Bahia, consul at

.403
Almanac, Nautical, appropriation for.... .396 iana).....

..382 Baltimore, appropriation for buildings at.....

.380
American Almanac. See Almanac.

Texas creditors.

.383 Barbary States, consul in.........
Amoy, consul at...

.402
four additional revenue cutters...
.384 Barbadoes, consul at........

402
Amsterdam, consul at............

.402
British claimants.
.414 Barcelona, consul at.

..402
Antigua, consul at. i...
.402 employees of Congress....

.....415 Barracks, appropriations for...... .399, 400
Antwerp, consul at....
.402 || Archives of ministers, consuls, &c., persons not Basle, consul at......

..402
Apaches, appropriation for..
.410 citizens, not to have access to . ..403

Bastrop grant-see De Bastrop.
Appeals, from district to circuit court in Califor. to be delivered to successor...

.404 Batavia, commercial agent at........

...403
..385 | Arctic expedition, expedition for relief of, 396, 415 Batteries, appropriation for........ ..400
to Supreme Court, in California land claim Argentine Republic, public minister to..

..401 Bavaria, consul in ...............

..402
...385 secretary of legation at....

.401

Bay Islands, consul at.
Apia, consul ai..

...402
consul in......

402 Beacons—see Lighl-Houses.
Appropriations for Indian affairs, the army, navy, || Armories, appropriation for...

.399 Beale, E. F., setilement of accounts of.......

394
light-houses, custom-houses, public buildings, compensation of superintendent of. .399 Beirut, consul at........

.402
military academy, fortifications, post office Arms, appropriation for.....

.399
Belfast, consul at..

.402
department, harbors and rivers, deficiencies, distribution of, to the States.

.399 Belgium, public minister to.......

..401
roads. See those titles.
building for custody of, at Washington....392 secretary of legation to......

.401
general, civil, and diplomatic appropriation bill || Armstrong, General Robert, thanks to family of, consul in..

.402
for 1855-'6....
.385 for sword of General Jackson.... ..415 Bermuda, consul at....

.402
legislative.......

.385, 386

Army, general appropriation bill for.........398 Berths, in passenger vessels, provision respecting,
paper and printing.
.386 board for settlement of claims of Fiémont's vol.

405
library.....
.386 unteers abolished......

..399 Benicia, appropriation for arsenal at.........399
employees.

.385, 386
office of commanding general...

..399

Bills, small, circulation of, in District of Colum-
Executive..
.386 appointment of officers for the new regiments, bia, forbidden....

...376
State Department.
.386

399

contracts in consideration of, made void...376
Treasury Department.

.386, 387
arsenals and armories.....

.399
penalties....

...376
building....
.387 ordnance....

.399 Biennial Register, appropriation for.....386, 388
light-house board.
.387 camels and dromedaries...

.399 Blanchard, William S., adjustment of claim of,
light-house establishment. .389, 390 armament of fortifications..

.399

398
light-houses....

.390, 394
extra pay, extension of, act for.... .399

Blythe & Co., payment to.......

.392
home department.

.387, 391
roads...

.399 Board of Navy officers, to form a retired list. .382
bridges....
..387 annual distribution of arms.

399 Boatswains, puy of..

.397
surveyors general, and clerks......387, Capitol extension....

.399 Bolivia, public minister to.

.401
388, 391 four additional regiments to be raised. .399

secretary of legation to..

.401
Commissioner of Public Buildings..387 appropriation therefor......

.400 Bombay, consul at......

.402
Super intundent of Printing.. .387 defic ency, appropriation for..

392 Bonds, of consuls and of commercial agents. .403
Patent Office fund.

.394 build ng at Washington for presırvation of warehouse, on goods from British Provinces,
War Department.
.388 trophies and custody of arms, &c., of District cancellation of...

.385
Navy Department.
.383 of Columbia...
.....392 | Bordeaux, consul at.......

.402
Post Office Department.

.388 grade of lieutenant general temporarily revived Borneo, consul in....
building...

.388
in ...

...415

Boston Corner, consent of Congress to cession of,
Mints.....
.388 | Arsenals, appropriation for...

...399 by Massachusetts to New York..........376
paper and printing.

.388, 394 || Asia, title of consul general may be bestowed Boston Humane Society, appropriation to be ex-
assay office, New York.
...388

...404
pended by.....

.....390
Territories.....
.389, 392 || Aspinwall, consul at.......

..402 Botanic garden, filling up, de., of, appropriation
judiciary.....
.389, 391 Assay office, salaries at New York..........308

.394
miscellaneous...

.389, 392 bullion sent from, to the Mint, form of.....388 Boundary with Mexico, appropriation for run.
claims.......................
.389 Assistant astronomer, salary of...

.397 ning...

......391
independent treasury.

.389 Assistant examiners, in Paient Office, additional, extra pay of escort of commission for......399
steamboat inspectors..

..389
to be appointed....
..393 between Choclaws and Chickasaws.......

...395
coast surveys...

..389, 391
pay of.....
..394 Bounty on rečnlistment in the Navy.

........383

..402

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for.....

..414

.....402

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Bounty land, additional, act granting.

........395

Christian Indians, the, appropriation for.....411 Compensation-Continued.
Virginia military—see Virginia.

Cincinnati, grant of land at...

..376 of marshal and allorney of southern district in
Brazil, public minister to........
..401 Circuit court, established in California.......384 Ohio....

.......379
secretary of legation at.

..401 officers and jurisdiction of............384, 385 of district judges. See District Judges.
consuls in..................... .402, 403 terms of, in

of judges and officers of court of claims, 381, 382
Bremen, consul at.
..402 California.

.384, 385 of public ministers, consuls, &c., general act
Bridges in District of Columbia, appropriation Illinois.

...379
respecting..

..401
for...

..387, 391
Missouri......................

..381 of officers of Tampa land district... .381
a bridge at Kitlery, Maine, authorized....397 Ohio....

..381 of custom-house officers in Oregon. .384
Brigadier General, an additional, to be appointed, may continue in session into a term, to finish of circuit court judge in California.

385
399
any case....
.....384 of superintendents of armories..

...399
Bristol, consulat.....

.402

subpenas to issue when letters rogatory come of codifiers of laws of District of Columbia, 401
British claimants, appropriation to pay

from foreign countries........

.......384

of superintendent of printing, and those in his
British Provinces, consul general at.. .394 Citizenship, of children of citizens born abroad, office....

..387
duties on goods from, to be refunded
..385

378 of librarian, and those in his office.. ..387
Bruni, (Borneo,) consul at......
.402 of married women...

..378 of officers in assay office in New York.....388
Brunswick and Hanover, consul in.
.402 Ciudad, Bolivar, consul at.
...403 of judges of supreme court...

..389
Buenos Ayres, consul at..
Clackamas, the, appropriation for... .395

of officers of penitentiary...

.391
Buildings—see Public Buildings.

Claims, British, appropriation to pay.

...414 of commissioner and agent of claims in Lon-
Bullion, from assay office in New York, to be sent | Claims, court of, established... .381, 382 don...

.393
to Mint, in form of refined bars..........388 jurisdiction of....

.381 of commissioner under reciprocity treaty...393
Buoys—see Light-Houses.

salary of judges.
..381 of officers in Patent Office...

.394
Bureaus-see Navy Department.

solicitor of....

.381 of surveyors, &c., Washington Territory..3995
salaries of chiefs of, in the Navy..... ..395 salary....

.381 of chiefs af bureaus..

.395
.381
testimony, how taken ...
C.

of navy agents.

..396
record and reports to Congress..

.381
of pursers .

.396
Cadiz, consul at, ..

.......402
rooms for......
.381 of surveyor of customs at Cairo..

397
Cairo, (Illinois,) salary of surveyor of customs clerks.

.382 of assistant astronomer...

397
at...........

..397

may call on departments for information...382 of officers of asylum at Washington .400
Calapooias, the, appropriation for.

.395
messenger.
.382 of clerks in census bureau.

.415
Calcutta, consul at...

..402
appropriation for..

.393 of collectors at Sandusky, Toledo, and Cleve-
California, land commission in, extended.....377 || Clerks, of collectors in Oregon.

.384
land ...

.394
appeals from...

.385
in assay office, New York.....

.388 | Comptrollers—see Treasury Department.
circuit court established in...... .384, 385 in State Department, classification, and number Congress, appropriations for...... ..385, 386, 415
terms and sessions of court.

.384
of...

.393 allowance io each member for stationery...393
removal of Indians in, to reservations.....413, of principal of Observatory, salary of......393 execution of engravings for....... ..415
414 of superintendents of Indian affairs........ .394 | Constantinople, consul at.

.402
Callao, consul at.....
..402 in Census bureau, pay of.......

.415 Consul General, in British Provinces..

.....394
Camanches, the, appropriations for.. .410, 414 of district attorney in California......... ..377 title of, may be conferred in Asia and Africa, 404
Camels, purchase of, for the army....
..399 in Government offices at Washington-see the at Simoda, Japan.......

...390
Cambooses, in passenger vessels, act respecting, Tilles of the offices.

Consuls, general act for appointment of, in sundry
405
Cleveland, compensation of collector at......394 places.....

....402
Candia, consul at....

.402

Coast Survey, appropriation for...... ..389 not to transact or be interested in other busi-
Cannon, trial of Lieutenant Rodman's plan for Codification of laws of District of Columbia. .401

.402, 403
casting, hollow..

..397

Collection districts, of Cape Perpetua and Port pay, when to commence and cease..... .403
Canton, consulat..
.402 Orford, established in Oregon.... ...384

absence of, from their posts......... ..403
Cape Haytien, consul at...
.402 officers of..

...384

only resident citizens io be appointed, except,
Cape Perpetua, (Oregon,) collection district of, Collectors of customs, duties of, in respect to &c..

..403
established...

.384
passenger vessels....

...406 location of consulates in central places.....403
officers to be appointed.

.384
salary of, at Sandusky, Toledo, and Cleveland, office hours

403
pay of......
.384
394 bonds of ..

.403
collector's clerk at.
.384 (See Collection Districts.)

fees of...

.403
Cape Town, consul at.
.402 | Colonization Society, vessels of, subject to act re- how to apply for an exequatur.

..403
Capitol, appropriation for extension of.......399 specting carriage of passengers by sea...406 power respecting passports..

.403
for work of art for, by Hiram Powers.. ..395 | Columbus (Mississippi) made a port of delivery, not entitled to commissions...

..403
to alter dome of...
.391

400 duties as to seamen.

.403, 404
Carpenters in the Navy, pay of.

.367
surveyor to be appointed ...
...400 returns by.....

..403
Carlsrue, consul at...
.402 | Commercial agents, general act for appointment penalties on.

..403
Carthagena, consul at.
.402 of, at sundry places..

.402, 403 liable in damages for neglect of duty. .403
Cavalry, two additional regiments of, author- may transact other business..

.403 duty of, when citizens die abroad..... .403, 404
ized.....
..399 resident citizens only to be appointed..

.403 record books......

..404
Central America, consuls in.
..402 bonds of...

.403 archives of...

.403, 404
Cession of Boston Corner by Massachusetts 10 pay of, when to commence and cease...... 403 clerk hire and office rent not allowed.......404
New York assented to... .......376, 377 fees of...

..403 | Commercial agents—see Commercial Agents.
Ceylon, consul at.........
..402 forbidden to be interested in profits from sea- appropriations for.....

..390
Chaplains in California, extra pay of........399

Contracis in the District of Columbia, of which
bounty land, act to extend to......
.395 duties of, as to seamen......

..403

any part of the consideration is small bills,
Charts, for Congress, engraving of......414, 415 penalties on...........

.403 made void....

.....376
wind and current, appropriation for. ..396

liable in damages for neglect of duties.. ..403 | Copyright, copies for Smithsonian Institution 10
Chase, Jacob C., payment to........
.392 record books of.....

.404 pass free ihrough the mails.............393
Chastas, the, appropriation for....

..395
archives of......
...404 | Cork, consul at..

...402
Chattanooga (Tennessee) made a port of deliv- | Commissary general of subsistence, appropria. || Courts—see District Courts; Circuit Court; Supreme
ery.....
....400 tions for office of..

.388 Court; Claims; Courts-Martiul.
surveyor to be appointed....

....400 | Commissioners, land, in California, extension of prevention of mistrials in..... ....384
Chelsea, (Massachusetts,) sale of marine hospital time of.....

....377 buildings for, al-
..393
attendance of witnesses before............377 Alexandria.

.....394
erection of new marine hospital at. ....393 clerks and assistant of district attorney in cases Baltimore

....380
Cherokees, the, appropriations for..394, 410, 414 before......

......377 Cleveland

...394
Chickasaws, the, appropriations for.....394, 395 to take testimony before court of claims....381 Detroit...

395
Chief Engineer, appropriation for office of.... .388 of courts, jurisdiction of, in regard to deserlers Indianapolis.

..395
Chili, public minister io...

..401
from foreign vessels....
......382 Jackson..

409
secretary of legation to.
..401 to take testimony when letters rogatory come Milwaukie

.378
consuls in..
.402, 403 from foreign ports......
...384 New York.

3-9
China, public minister to..,.
.401 to the Sandwich Islands, appointment and pay Pensacola..

..394
interpreter to mission in
.401

.402
Plattsburg. .

394
consuls in......
.402 under reciprocity treaty with Great Britain, 393 Courts-martial, in Navy, provision for..

....383
Chippewas, the, appropriation for...... ..395, under treaty with Great Britain for settlement sentences of ..

.384
410, 411, 412 of claims, pay of....

..393 summary, 384--see Summary Courts-Marlial.
treaty with, authorized...
.375 to codify laws of District of Columbia.....401 recorder of..

.384
Choate, Rufus, appointed Regent of the Smithso- | Compensation, of auxiliary watch..: .377 Cow Creeks, the, appropriation for... .413
nian Institution....

.414 of assistants of district attorney for northern Creditors of Texas, act for the relief of. 383
Choclaws, the, appropriation for. ..395, 411 district of California...

.377 ! Creeks, the, appropriation for ....

411

men.......

......403

at.....

of......

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