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Ordered, That the said message, together with the papers herein referred to, be committed to a Committee of the Whole House on Monday next.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10.

The House, according to the order of the day, resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the message from the President of the United States, of the se. venth instant, together with the papers therein referred to, relative to the execution of the act for calling out the Militia to repel the invasions of the Indians; and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Dayton reported that the committee had, according to order, had the said message and papers under consideration, and made some progress therein.

Resolved, That this House will, to-morrow,' again resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the said message and papers.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11.

The House, according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the message from the President of the United States, of the se. venth instant, together with the papers therein referred to, relative to the execution of the act for calling out the Militia to repel the invasions of the Indians; and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Dayton reported that the committee had, according to order, again had the said message and papers under consideration, and made a farther progress therein.

Resolved, That this House will, to-morrow, again resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the said message and papers.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14.

The House, according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the message from the President of the United States, of the seventh instant, together with the papers therein referred to, relative to the execution of the act for calling out the Militia to repel the invasions of the Indians; and, after some time spent therein, Mr Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Sedgwick reported that the committee had, according to order, again had the said message and papers under consideration, and made a farther progress therein.

Resolved, That this House will, on Monday next, again resolve itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the said message and papers.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 17.

The House, according to the order of the day, again resolved itself into a Committee of the Whole House on the message from the President of the United States, of the seventh instant, together with the papers therein referred to, relative to the execution of the act for calling out the Militia to repel the invasions of the Indians; and, after some time spent therein, Mr. Speaker resumed the chair, and Mr. Dayton reported that the committee had, according to order, again had the said message and papers under consideration, and come to no resolution thereupon.

On motion, Ordered, That the committee of the Whole House be discharged from the farther consideration of the same, and that the said message and papers do lie on the table.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 18.

The House proceeded to consider the message from the President of the United States, of the seventh instant, together with the papers therein referred to, relative to the execution of the act for calling out the Militia to repel the invasions of the Indians, which lay on the table: Whereupon,

A motion being made and seconded that the House do come to the following reso. lution:

Resolved, That the President of the United States be authorized to employ such part of the military force and of the Militia of the United States, as he may judge necessa: ry, for the effectual protection of the frontiers; and (if he shall judge it expedient,) to carry on offensive operations against the Indians of the five lower Cherokee towns, called Chickamagas, and such other of the Indian tribes as may hereafter commit acts of depredation against the lives and property of the citizens of the United States:

A division of the said motion was called for: Whereupon,

The question being put, that the House do agree to the first part of the said motion, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved, That the President of the United States be authorized to employ such part of the military force and of the Militia of the United States, as he may judge neces. sary for the effectual protection of the frontiers; and (if he shall judge it expedient) to carry on offensive operations against the Indians of the five lower Cherokee towns, called Chickamagas :"

Yeas ...............
It passed in the negative, Xes

sures Nays ................ 27.
The yeas and nays being demanded by one-fifth of the members present,
Those who voted in the affirmative, are,
Abraham Baldwin;

John Milledge,
Robert Barnwell,

Andrew Moore,
Abraham Clark,

Frederick Augustus Muhlenberg,
William Findley,

William Vans Murray,
Thomas Fitzsimons,

John Page,
William B. Giles,

Josiah Parker,
Christopher Greenup,

Thomas Tudor Tucker,
Samuel Griffin,

Abraham Venable,
Thomas Hartley,

Alexander White, and
Daniel Huger,

Francis Willis.
Richard Bland Lee,
Those who voted in the negative, are,
John Baptist Ashe,

George Leonard,
Elias Boudinot,

Samuel Liverinore,
Shearjashub Bourne,

Nathaniel Niles,
Benjamin Bourne,

Theodore Sedgwick,
Elbridge Gerry,

Peter Silvester,
Nicholas Gilman,

Israel Smith,
Benjamin Goodhue,

John Steele,
Andrew Gregg,

Jonathan Sturges,
Daniel Heister,

Thomas Sumpter,
James Hillhouse,

Thomas Tredwell,
Philip Key,

Jeremiah Wadsworth,
Aaron Kitchell,

Artemas Ward, and
John Laurance,

Hugh Williamson.
Amasa Learned,
And so the said motion was lost.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, accompany ing a statement of the present organization of the troops; also, returns of the commissioned officers, non-commissioned officers, and privates, in the service of the United States; which were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1793.

The Speaker laid before the House a letter from the Secretary of War, accompanying the copy of a message of Cornplanter and New Arrow, to Major General Wayne, dated the eighth of December last, relative to the measures which they have taken to conclude a peace, on behalf of the United States, with certain tribes of hostile Indians; which were read, and ordered to lie on the table.

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Absence, leave granted, 1st Session 1st Congress, to

Mr Leonard and Mr. Wyncoop, B
Mr. Schureman,
Mr. Hartley,
Mr. Boudinot,
Mr. Sherman,
Mr. Hathorn,
Mr. Bland,
Mr. Floyd,
Mr. Gale,
Mr. Heister,
Mr. Contee,
Mr. Clymer,
Mr. Parker,
Mr. Sinnickson,
Mr. White,
Mr. Stone,
Mr. Sylvester,
Mr. Sturges,
Mr. Matthews,

Mr. Sedgwick,
2 Session 1st Congress :

Mr. Clymer,
Mr. Wadsworth,
Mr. Fitzsimmons,
Mr. Floyd,
Mr. Wyncoop,
Mr. Cadwallader,
Mr. Sedgwick,
Mr. Hartley,
Mr. Leonard,
Mr. Brown and Mr. Trumbull,
Mr. Matthews,

Mr. Benson,
3d Session 1st Congress :

Mr. Stone,
Ist Session 2d Congress :

Mr. Sterett,
Mr. Sedgwick and Mr. Drayton, .
Mr. Hartley,
Mr. Hillhouse,
Mr. Mercer,

Mr. Sheridine,
2 Session 2d Congress:

Mr. Hartley,
Mr. Mercer,

Mr. Kittera,
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Abolition of Slavery, (See Slave Trade)

- 157, 158
Accounts, settlement of, between the United States and individual States, 60, 61, 64.

66, 196, 206, 224, 236, 244, 458, 461, 670, 672
(Bills H. R. No. 13, 57, 77, 150, 217, and Senate 40.)
of the Treasurer of the United States, submitted, 251, 286, 295, 315
Commissioners for settling, ask increase of salaries for Clerks,

(Bills H. R. 46, 54.)
of the Bankers of U. S. at Amsterdam,
Acts of Congress, to be enrolled, registered, signed, and presented,

safe keeping of the, (Bills H. R. No. 18,)
copy of the Constitution to be prefixed to the publication

of the, (Resol. H. R.)
22 copies to be transmitted to the Executives of States,
(Resol. Sen.) . .

45
Address to the President U, S. 1st sess. 1st Cong. . . . 27, 28, 30, 31

2d 1st

- 137, 138, 139, 140
3d 1st

- 333, 334, 335, 336
1st 2d

439, 441, 442
2d

614, 616, 617, 618
Adhere, votes to adhere, 1st sess. 1st Cong. 56, 104, 89, 106, 107, 108, 113, 124
2d 1st

179, 192, 219, 276, 278
3d

402, 403
1st

• 478, 551, 603
2d

710
Admiralty, proposition to regulate fees in Courts U. S. in cases of, 610, 615, 617

(Bills H. R. 197.)
Adjournment and Unfinished Business, 1st sess. 1st Cong. (See Resol. H. R.) 78,

89, 90, 118, 124
2d sess. 1st Cong. (Resol. Sen.) 235, 237, 238,

246, 251, 270, 298
3d sess. 1st Cong. .

409
1st sess. 2d Cong.

564, 586, 598
2d sess. W Cong.

735
Agriculture, proposition to promote,

. .

141
Algerines, memorial of captives by the, .

216, 345
Amendments to the Constitution of the United States, proposed and discussed. 28. 29.

64, 67, 70, 79, 81, 82, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 115,

117, 120, 121, 124
proposition to transmit copies of the, to the

Executives of States, (Resol. H. R.) 122
ratified by the State of Maryland,

145, 307
New Hampshire, 259, 303
South Carolina, 164, 187, 309
Delaware,

140, 307
Pennsylvania, 175, 306
New York,

189, 304
North Carolina, 240, 311
Rhode Island, 254, 312
New Jersey,

292, 31S
recommended by the State of North Carolina,

185
referred generally to a committee,

225, 285
proposed to the several States
ist article, ratified by Pennsylvania,

Virginia,
offered March 3, 1791, considered,

451, 472
ratified by Virginia,

483
Vermont,
Apportionment of Representatives, - 455, 456, 489, 495, 527, 567, 569,587

(Bills H. R. 147, 163, 179)
Appropriations, necessary for 1789, (Bills H. R. 32)

23, 31, 59, 92
for Civil list and support of Government 1790, (Bills H. R. No. 47) 150,

166, 169, 293

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Appropriations for Diplomatic intercourse with Foreign Nations, (Bills H. R.

No. 35, 52) .
for claims against U. S. not provided for, (Bills H. R. No. 100) 293
for payment of A. Skinner's debt and the Surplus Fund, (Bills
H. R. No. 100) -

293
for expenses of expedition against the Indians, .

338
necessary for support of Government for the year 1791, (

H. R. No. 120) - - - . . 350, 364, 366
of $10,000, March 26, 1790, accounted for,
for the year 1792, (Bills H. R. No. 149, 150, 188) 449, 458, 468, 469,

580, 586
for the year 1793, (Bills H. R. No. 206, 216, 243) 620, 625, 630, 631,

638, 671, 649, 651, 663, 721, 723
Army, list of officers and soldiers of the late, entitled to arrearages of pay, to be
published (Resol. H. R.)

- 210, 216, 217
memorial of Surgeons in the late,. .

358
proposition to provide for the widows and heirs of the officers, and for
invalids of the late, (Bills H. R. No. 139)

364
memorial of officers of the late, Ciei. 457, 486, 547, 650, 651
report of balances of pay due officers of the,
President's message relative to the, . , . . " 541
inquiry into the causes of the defeat of, -

proposition to reduce the, -
Arts, proposition to promote the progress of the useful, 154, 160, 333, 371, 444,

525, 615, 636
(Bills H. R. No. 41, 121, 166, 204)
Arsenals, message relating to

. .. - 445, 457
. Bills H. R. No. 148, 185)
Assays of foreign coins, to be made at the Mint,

( Bills Senate, No. 39)
Attorney General of the United States, compensation to the, .. . 113

(Bills H. R. No. 28)
directed to report on such matters relative to the administra-
tion of justice as may require to be remedied, 289, 346, 448, 451,

465, 489, 493
President communicates a letter from the,

482
proposition relative to the duties of the,

495
(Bills H. R. No. 161)
report on petition of Andrew Jackson by the, 538, 542, 553
table of costs and fees for the Courts U. S. directed to be re-
ported by the,

668
Authors and inventors, proposition to secure exclusive right to their inventions,

works, and discoveries, 18, 52, 146, 149, 151, 160, 163

Bills H. R. No. 10, 39, 43)
Auditor, proposition to raise the Chief Clerk's salary in the office of the,
to increase the salary of the, .

722, 725
(Bills H. R. No. 245)
Petitions from Adams, Hannah .

64, 137
Allen, Gabriel

145, 168, 662
Alden, Roger

. 149, 152, 153
Armstrong, Samuel .

163, 164, 169, 172, 213, 221, 450
Amelung, John F.

177, 222, 233, 271, 472
Acker, Jacob

179, 221
Anspach, Peter

254
Ackling, Lewis

330, 333, 393
Alexander, James

342, 385
Anderson, Joseph .

349, 378
Allman, Lawrence •

351, 380
Alexander, Nathaniel,

352, 380
Alexander, Thomas

388
Adams, James

596, 735
Adams, William

396

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