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CLYMER, GEORGE-Continued.
his views as to a duty on exports......

...1387
prefers that the term “Slaves” should not be introduced... ... ....1428
views as to commercial regulations between the States......1446, 1451

views as to the ratification of the Constitution...... . 1473, 1540
COCHRAN, DR.
appointed in the medical department.....

.60
COCOA
duty on proposed.....

..386
COERCION
of the States by the General Government......732, 761, 822, 866, 881,

914, 916
COFFEE, JOHN

a meinber of the committee appointed on the death of Mr. Madi-
son...

.(Vol. 1, notice) x
COHEN, MR..

...165, 172, 176
COIN

to be regulated by Congress.... .740, 1232, 1343, 1549, 1611
Congress to legislate on counterfeiting.....740, 1232, 1347, 1549, 1611
the only tender by the States..

.714, 1239, 1442, 1552, 1614
not be made by the States..

.1239, 1552, 1581, 1614
COINAGE
of cents....

.638
COLONIES
their state before the Revolution.......

..686
British, early design to tax them...

.686
negative of Parliament on their laws....

...827
their mode of granting supplies........

.841
effect of the separation from Great Britain on their mutual inde-
pendence.

...907, 1049
trade with the West Indies proposed...244, 531, 537, 542, 544, 565, 567,

571, 572, 711
COLLECTION
of the duties and taxes by Congress. .739, 863, 1232, 1339, 1998, 1485,

1549, 1611
of revenue, jurisdiction over......

..855, 866
of taxes, to be for debt and necessary expenses.

1398, 1485
COLLECTORS
on the appointment of by Congress.

.286, 287, 374, 379, 380
advocated by Mr. Hamilton.....

291
appointed by the States....

.834, 347, 514
COLLINS, JOHN
opposes the commutation of half-pay..........

..358
COLUMBIA, DISTRICT OF

Congress may establish, and have jurisdiction over a seat of
government......

......740, 1494, 1550, 1612
a seat of government to be fixed by the Constitution........1218, 1494

COMMAND

of the army and navy in the President.......743, 892, 1237, 1555, 1617
of the militia in the President...

.743, 1237, 1434, 1555, 1617
COMMERCE

effect, during the Confederation, of regulations of, upon the
States....

.535, 571, 694, 711
regulations of proposed to be made at Annapolis...

...695
how regulated among the States by the Confederation...... 700, 709,

711, 729
could not be properly regulated under the Confederation...... ..730
to be regulated by Congress....741, 865, 1232, 1342, 1343, 1541, 1595,

1611
certain regulations of, to be by two-thirds of Congress......741, 1234,

1450, 1593
duties and imposts, to be laid and collected by Congress......739, 863,

1232, 1549, 1576, 1611
department of .....

..1367
regulations of that between the States....1232, 1341, 1383, 1430, 1440,

1445, 1450, 1477, 1566, 1569, 1580, 1584, 1613
with the Indians......

1354, 1398, 1486, 1611
COMMERCIAL TREATY
with the Dutch..

..171, 267, 492, 617, 625
with Sweden..

. 180, 561
with Austria...

...342
with Russia...

438, 454
with the British.. .449, 530, 531, 537, 542, 544, 565, 567, 569, 571,

572, 602
its effect on the rights of the States...

..535
COMMISSARIAT
its alarming state...

...55
its certificates.

.56
COMMISSION
of Mr. Fitzherbert....

...182
of Mr. Oswald....

.235, 492
to be given to officers by the President.

1237
to be in the name of the United States...

..1366
when it expires in a recess of the Senate...... ..1520, 1555, 1617
COMMISSIONERS

on the boundary of New York and New Hampshire....
on the boundary of Maryland and Virginia.......

..696
on the treaty of peace, instructed relative to the Mississippi........60
on the negotiations at Paris......157, 173, 179, 182, 380, 491, 492, 496,

515, 571, 572
intrigues of the British against them...

..132
control of France over them.....

.240, 296
.conduct of those at Paris....

.381, 389, 405, 408, 513
on the adjustment of debts of the States.

.742,

...52

222

COMMISSIONERS-Continued.
on the cession of western lands...

..463
on the valuation of lands......

..331
COMMITTEE-In the Congress of the Confederation
to draught the Declaration of Independence...

...16
to visit the army......

. 47, 78, 112
to visit Vermont...

.117, 121
on the cessions of public land..

. 100, 102, 107
on the resolutions of Virginia, as to the export of tobacco... 135, 329
on illicit trade with the British at New York.....

..143, 144
on proceedings of Executive Departınents....

. 152, 426, 461
on deriving revenue from public lands.....

.....159, 166
on a reorganization of the Court of Appeals under Confederation. . 191
on the differences between New York and Vermont...............198
on a valuation of land as basis of taxation..200, 260, 288, 316, 321, 324
on the franking privilege.......
on the plan for permanent revenue.......

.86, 239
on the memorial and deputation from the army.. .246, 248, 253, 256
on the finances.......

.251, 426, 461
on increasing foreign loans....

..266
on the treaty of commerce with the Dutch....

..267
on the purchase of books by Congress.... ..

..269
on the seizure of goods, sent to prisoners under passport.. 270, 335, 511
on the means of restoring public credit.....

..357
on the discontents in the army, at Newburg......

.384
on a general arrangement of the Government, consequent on the
peace......

. 432, 5-18
on a system relative to the public lands.....

. 437, 463
on the ratification of provisional articles.......

440
on the mutinous conduct of troops at Philadelphia......
rule of voting in the Committee of the Whole......

..323
COMMITTEE-In the Federal Convention.
on Rules, appointed....

..723
on Rules, reports....

..724
to be chosen by ballot..

..726
of the Whole on Mr. Randolph's resolutions..

.735, 746
of the Whole reports a series of propositions...

..858
of the Whole given up........

..862
of a member from each State to propose a plan of compromise
between the large and small States....

.1017
of Detail to prepare a draught of a constitution.....

1187
of Detail has the resolutions adopted by the Convention referred
to it........

1220
of Detail has the plans of Mr. Pinckney and Mr. Patterson re-
ferred to it......

.1225
of Revision of the draught of the Constitution as amended.. 1532
of Revision reports the second draught of a constitution .15-13

..462

COMMITTEE-Continued.

of the Senate on the death of Mr. Madison..........(Vol. 1, notice) vi
of the House of Representatives on the death of Mr. Madi-
son...

.(Vol. 1, notice) x
of the Library charged with the Madison Papers...(Vol. 1, notice) XXV
COMMON

defence to be provided for by the Constitution...731, 1485, 1543, 1605
COMMUTATION
allowance of ......
....276, 280, 320, 350, 358, 365, 368, 377, 402, 405,

134, 566
Massachusetts opposes it..

..557, 562, 563, 570
COMPACTS
between the States during the Confederation.....

..712
insufficient for a union......

.747, 894
between the States under the Constitution......744, 1239, 1552, 1585,

1586, 1614
effect of their violation by the parties....,

....895
nature of those made by the State Legislatures..

1181,1194
COMPANIES-See CORPORATIONS.
formed, to buy public lands.......

..52
Congress refuses to annul their purchases.

..53
unite with the advocates of Vermont...

...92
their claims favored.....

. 100, 107
their intrigues......

128
debate on recognizing their claims......

.167
COMPENSATION
of the Executive......732, 743, 772, 860, 865, 1160, 1210, 1224, 1237,

1564, 1616
increase or diminution of that of the Executive not to be made

during his term....... .733, 865, 1210, 1224, 1237, 1554, 1616
of the Executive to be paid out of the National treasury....1160, 1224
of the Executive not to be received from the States..... ..1586
of the electors of the President.........

.1161
of Senators. .732, 739, 853, 859, 969, 1020, 1221, 1231, 1326, 1547, 1609
of Senators to be paid by the States...

.853, 970, 1231
Senators to receive none..

.969, 1020
of Representatives......731, 739, 848, 858, 931, 939, 1221, 1231, 1285,

1326, 1547, 1609
of Representatives to be paid out of the National treasury....850, 931,

939, 1220, 1326, 1547, 1609
of members of Congress should be fixed.....848, 858, 934, 1547, 1609
how that of members of Congress should be fixed.. 1285, 1547,

1595, 1609
of members of Congress to be paid by the States...... 900, 932, 1231
of the Judges.....783, 743, 786, 794, 860, 865, 1185, 1224, 1238, 1436,

1566, 1618

COMPENSATION_Continued.

increase or diminution of that of the Judges not to be made during

their term. .733, 743, 794, 861, 865, 1135, 1224, 1238, 1437, 1556, 1618
of all officers to be fixed by the Representatives.....

....1024
it ought to be sufficient....

.754, 935
COMPROMISE

of the vote of the large and small States in Congress, proposed
by Mr. Ellsworth.....

...997
Dr. Franklin proposes one between the large and small States....1009
Mr. Pinckney proposes one between the large and small States...1017
Mr. Wilson proposes one between the large and small States...... 1008
plan of reported and discussed.....1024, 1040, 1043, 1096, 1107, 1110,

1112, 1267, 1271, 1298, 1312, 1495, 1501, 1531
between the Northern and Southern States relative to slaves,

navigation and exports....... .....1395, 1397, 1415, 1451, 1536
CONDITIONS

to be made with new States, on their admission..... ....1241, 1456
CONFEDERACY
Achæan..

.....897
Amphictyonic....

.882, 897
Dutch........

.780, 789, 874, 897
German..

.979, 889, 897, 981
Lycian..

..1004
Swiss..

..882, 897
CONFESSION
of treason..

.1376, 1557, 1619
CONFISCATION
proceedings of States upon, discussed...

.264, 451, 454, 497
provisions about, in the treaty......

516
CONFEDERATION-See ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION.
th of ancient times....

...685
proposed in the old Congress.

.9, 688
debates on it.......
great difficulties in adopting it..

.689
Virginia urged to ratify it......

.54, 63
Maryland accedes to it...

..81
its ratification discussed..

..50
rule of voting under it...

.32, 323
influence of the questions of Vermont, and the cessions of public
lands on its politics.....

..122
its powers of coercion towards Vermont..
its exclusive jurisdiction over a seat of Congress..

..559
its inadequacy to furnish a revenue....

86, 352
encroachments of the States upon it.......

..825, 897
its defects....690, 701, 713, 729, 730, 748, 825, 841, 874, 876, 880, 901,

911, 919, 974

..220

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