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BE IT REMEMBERED, that on the third day of

January, in the twenty-ninth year of the Independence * SEAL. of the United States of America, CALEB P. WAYNE,

of the said District, hath deposited in this Office the

Title of a Book, the right whereof he claims as Proprietor, in the words following, to wit:....

“ The Life of George Washington, Commander in Chief of the « American Forces, during the War which established the Indepen. “ dence of his country, and First President of the United States.... “ Compiled under the inspection of the Honourable Bushrod Wash. “ington, from original papers bequeathed to him by his deceased “ Relative, and now in possession of the Author. To which is pre. “ fixed, an Introduction, containing a compendious View of the “ Colonies planted by the English on the Continent of North Ame. “ rica, from their settlement to the commencement of that war which “ terminated in their Independence. By John MARSHALL.”

In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States entituled “An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned....And also to the Act entituled “ An act Supplementary to an Act entituled “An act for the encouragement of learning by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned, and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints."

D. CALDWELL, Clerk of the

District of Pennsylvania.

Mr Randolph...Mr. Madison's resolutions founded on the

above report...Debate thereon... Debates on the subject of a

navy...An embargo law.. Mr. Jay appointed envoy extraor-

dinary to Great Britain... Inquiry into the conduct of the

secretary of the treasury, terminates honourably to him...

Internal taxes laid...Congress adjourns.


Genet recalled...Is succeeded by Mr. Fauchet...Governeur

Morris recalled, and is succeeded by Mr. Monroe...

Kentucky remonstrance... Intemperate resolutions of the

people of that state...General Wayne defeats the Indians

on the Miamis...Insurrection in the western parts of

Pennsylvania...Quelled by the prompt and vigorous mea-

sures of the government... Meeting of congress... President's

speech...Democratic societies...Resignation of colonel

Hamilton... Is succeeded by Mr. Wolcot... Resignation of

general Knox... Is succeeded by colonel Pickering... Treaty

between the United States and Great Britain... Conditionally

ratified by the president.. The treaty unpopular in the

United States...Mr. Randolph resigns..Is succeeded by

colonel Pickering. Colonel M Henry appointed secretary

at war...Charge against the president rejected... I reaty

with the Indians north west of the Ohio... Treaty with

Algiers... Treaty with Spain... Meeting of congress...Pre-

sident's speech... Mr. Adet succeeds Mr. Fauchet... The

house of representatives call upon the president for papers

relating to the treaty with Great Britain...He declines

sending them... Debates upon the treaty making power...

Upon the bill for making appropriations to carry into

execution the treaty with Great Britain...Congress adjourns

... The president endeavours to procure the liberation of

La Fayette.


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