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CHAPTER V.Of the Federal Constitution. (In continuation.)

$ 1. Command of the army. 2. Military peace establishment. 3. Ad-

ditional force of 10,000 men. 4. War establishment. 5. The regi-

ment of light artillery. 6. The regiment of dragoons. 7. The ar-

tillery corps. 8. The regiments of infantry. 9. The rifle regiments.

10. The general officers. 11. The quarter master general's depart-

ment. 12. The topographical department. 13. The adjutant general's

and the inspector general's departments. 4. The ordnance depart-

ment. 15. The purchasing department. 16. The paymaster's de-

partment. 17. The hospital department. 18. The judge advocates

and the chaplains. 19. The engineer corps.

20. Rank of regi-

ments. 21. Rank of officers. 22. Rules of promotion. 23. Army

24. The militia. 25. Volunteers. 26. Invalid pen.



CHAPTER VI.-Of the Federal Constitution. (In continuation.)

§ 1. The navy: 2. Pay and subsistence. 3. Distribution of prize

money and bounties. 4. Navy pension fund. 5. Regulations of pri-

vateers and letters of marque. 6. Privateer fund. 7. Privateer

journals. 8. Punishment of offences committed by or in privateers.

9. The marine hospital fund. 10. Fund for the relief of destitute

seamen in foreign countries. 11. Regulation and protection of sea-

men in the merchant service. 12. Consuls and ministers


CHAPTER VII.-Of the Federal Constitution. (In continuation.)

§ 1. Revenues of the United States. 2. The customs.

3. The post-

office. 4. Public lands. 5. Receipts and expenditures from the

commencement of the federal government. 6. Public debt. 7.

Funding system. 8. The sinking fund. 9. Statement of the public

debt in 1814. 10. The post-office establishment. 11. Surveyor

general's department and land-offices. 12. The mint establishment.

13. United States coin. 14. Trading houses with the Indians. 15.

Indian intercourse


Observations made during a short residence in Virginia. In a letter

from the Editor to his friend in Philadelphia



CHAPTER 1.-51. Meeting of congress. 2. President's message. 3.

Confidential message. 4. The embargo. 5. Mr. King's resolutions.
6. Indulgence to embargoed coasters. 7. Exemption in favour of
Nantucket. 8. Motions for suspension and repeal of the embargo. 9.
Repeal of the restrictive system recommended by the president. 10.
Report of the committee of foreign relations. 11. Debate on the re-
peal of the restrictive system. 12. Double duties. 13. Exportation
of specie. 14. British licenses. 15. Cuffee's memorial

CHAPTER II.-S 1. Bill for encouraging enlistments. 2. Debate on

its passage. 3. Increase and organization of the army. 4. The mi-
litia. 5. Augmentation of the marine corps. 6. Officers in the flo-
tilla. 7. Additional navy pay. 8. Bounty for prisoners. 9. Navy and
privateer pensions. 10. Purchase of the squadron captured on lake
Erie. 11. Tribute to valour. 12. Increase of the navy. 13. Steam

CHAPTER III.-S 1. Treasury report. 2. Eppes' introductory speech

on the loan bill. 3. Pitkin's reply. 4. Arrangement of the debate
on the loan bill. 5. Finances of the union. 6. Causes of the war,
and justice of its continuance. 7. Naturalization and allegiance. 8.
Offensive and defensive war. 9. Rights and duties of opposition. 10.
Treasury note bill

CHAPTER IV.-S 1. Deficit in the revenue. 2. National bank. 3. New

taxes. 4. National bank postponed. 5. Assumption of the direct
tax. 6. Duty on distilled spirits. 7. Licenses to retailers. 8. Duty
on sales at auction. 9. Compromise of the Yazoo claims. 10. Loui-
siana land claims. 11. Liquidation of Florida claims. 12. Extension
of credit to land purchasers. 13. Organization of New York district
court. 14. Payment of money into the courts. 15. Allowance to
marshals and district attorneys. 16. Alteration of the judicial sys-
tem. 17. Residence of the attorney-general. 18. Regulation of the
post-office. 19. Trophies of war

CHAPTER V.-S 1. Enquiry into the failure of the campaign. 2. Re-

port of the secretary of war. 3. Motion for a committee of enquiry.
4. Enquiry respecting retaliation. 5. Report of the secretary of
state. Resolution respecting the vacancy in the treasury depart.
ment. 7. Vacancies in the departments. '8. Gore's resolutions. 9.
Amendments to the constitution. 10. Hanson's resolutions. 11. Ro-
berts' resolutions. 12. Webster's resolutions

CHAPTER VI.-S 1. Rejection of the Russian mediation. 2. Motion for

papers relative to it. 3. Abstract of those documents. 4. Motion for
a suspension of military operations. 5. Resignation of the speaker.
6. Relations with France. 7. Organization of the navy department.
8. Appropriations. 9. Adjournment of congress


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Message from the president of the United States to both houses of con-

gress at the commencement of the second session of the 13th con-


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