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..437,

LIPPENCOT
trial of ........

..152
proceedings of court martial...

..162
Congress discuss the matter...

.185, 191, 471
his punishment demanded by Congress.

. 193, 194
LIVINGSTON, ROBERT R.
opposes the Declaration of Independence..

...10
on committee to draught it. .....
his wish to resign as Secretary of Foreign Affairs.. .212, 457, 485
agrees to continue...

.213, 234, 493
disapproves the secret article about Florida.....

..397
report on Carleton's refusal to suspend hostilities... .427, 522
prepares a proclamation on the cessation of hostilities.

438
inadequacy of his salary.......

.....212, 452, 457
prepares a project, for a commercial treaty with the British.... ..531
resigns...

..542, 546
LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM
attends the Federal Convention......

..792
reports provisions relative to the public debt and militia..... . 1378
reports provisions relative to slaves, navigation, and capitation
taxes...

.1415
thinks the public creditors should be put in the same state under
the Constitution as under the Confederation....

.1425
LOANS
difficulty of obtaining....

...57
additional one from France..

130, 414, 449
from the Dutch....

.170, 217
Congress apply for more from France.

. 171, 217
proposes to apply for further, abroad.

.252, 255, 266
propriety of disclosing their amount....

.313
state of those with France.....

..413, 433, 519
amount of, in 1783....
no new ones countenanced.

.651
Mr. Jefferson proposes to exchange French for Dutch.

...651
to be made by Congress under the Constitution.... .7-40, 1232
LORDS, HOUSE OF
impossible in America......

.778, 949, 953
considered a noble institution..

..886
Senate should be like it....
not a model for the Senate..

..856, 949
its negative on the Commons.

.1003, 1308
LOWELL, MR.

appointed judge of Court of Appeals.....
LUZERNE
his communications to Congress.....

.92, 121
announces birth of Dauphin to Congress.

.129
vote of thanks to....

..243

..433

...813

... 220

....472

LUZERNE-Continued.

remarks on conduct of American Commissioners at Paris towards
France..

.882, 413
conduct in regard to Captain Asgill.
returns home

.663
LYCIAN LEAGUE.

.2004
M'CLUNG, JAMES
spoken of as Secretary of Foreign Affairs......

.486, 502
delegate to the Federal Convention from Virginia....

.643
attends the Federal Convention.....

722
proposes the Executive term to be during good behavior....... . 1225
desires some specific provision relative to the exercise of Execu-
tive powers by the President......

...1160
M'DOUGAL, GENERAL
a deputy from the army to Congress...

...249, 256, 496
M'HENRY, JAMES
views on terms of cession of public lands by Virginia.

.463
in favor of Annapolis as seat of Congress.

.577
attends the Federal Convention........

.723
remarks on the subterfuges adopted to avoid the provision in re-
gard to money-bills.....

...1315
proposes to raise taxes by requisitions....

...1382
desires a prohibition in regard to attainders and ex post facto laws. 1399
desires a regulation in regard to trade between the States...1431, 1478
views as to the mode of ratifying the Constitution..... . 1472
desires a provision for the President to convene the Senate sepa-

rately......
signs the Constitution..

. 1623
M'KEAN, THOMAS
represents Delaware in Congress.....

....187
opposes a separate provision by Pennsylvania for the public credi-
tors there......

. 199
proposes a conditional exchange of Cornwallis for Colonel H.
Laurens ..

..206
advocates coercion towards Vermont..

.214, 220
MADISON, JAMES

1780

enters Congress.....
writes to H. Niles relative to Mississippi.
his correspondence commences....
writes to Mr. Jefferson on the state of public affairs........43, 45, 47,

84, 86, 102, 106
writes to Mr. Pendleton......... .50, 58, 77, 92 to 101, 104, 109, 116
writes to Mr. Jones.....

...51, 53, 55, 60, 61, 64, 68, 69, 73
mortified at the course of Congress relative to the public lands. .....
advises the States ceding them, to annex conditions....

...8
urges Virginia to ratify the Confederation.....

54, 63

..1532

.53

...57

.67

....87

...94

MADISON, JAMES-Continued.

proposes to raise supplies by impressment.....
proposes that the States shall discontinue emissions of paper money.61
differs from his colleague.......

.66
asks Mr. Jones to represent the subject to the Legislature..
applies formally for instructions.....

..74
1781
suggests compulsory acts of Congress to obtain the quotas of

the States...
writes to Mr. Randolph on public affairs..90, 111, 118, 121 to 183, 469 to

502, 506
urges Congress to act on the cession of Virginia......

..91
explains his reasons for investing Congress with power to raise

and collect revenue......
urges Virginia to pay some compliment to Lafayette.

. 101
cession of public lands by Virginia...

.102, 106, 108
1782
recommends a collection of documents relative to Virginia land
claims....

. 108, 160
advocates an impost law....

.111, 482
urges her to complete her military contingent...

..117
urges a thorough examination of her title to her public lands.......

.119
his remarks on the admission of Vermont, and the cession of pub-
lic lands.....

.......122, 439, 464
opposes the scheme of Virginia to issue paper money.
reports the resolution of Congress on the Virginia land claim... 130
vindicates Robert Morris .....

.137
objects to the proceedings of the Virginia Legislature relative to
the export of tobacco....

...139
objects to Mr. Jefferson's withdrawal from public life.

...141
disapproves of the course of the Lees......

141
translates a letter of Marbois ......
is in great want of remittances of money..163, 165, 172, 176, 178, 180
urges concession and compromise as respects the public lands of
Virginia.......

.. 166
thinks the admission of Kentucky not distant...

167
disapproves of the conduct of Colonel H. Laurens..

...175
votes for Mr. Bland as President of Congress..

..187
opposes a partial exchange of prisoners.

189
urges more formality and certainty in the directions of Congress
to the Executive Departments.....

.. 197
opposes a reduction of the salaries of ministers plenipotentiary....200
advocates the establishment of newspapers in Virginia ...... ..499
advocates an exchange of Cornwallis for Colonel H. Laurens. .202
proposes a plan for adjusting the allowances to the States that
redeem paper money beyond their quotas..

208, 484
resolution of, relative to Paul Jones..

..216

...129

... 141

MADISON, JAMES—Continued.

his views on the right of Congress to use coercive measures
towards Vermont.....

.220
his views on fixing a rate of depreciation of paper money..

.227
his views on reciprocity in the treaty between British and Ame-
ricans in each country.....

.243
endeavors to obtain stipulations for a reciprocal trade with Britain
and the West Indies....

..244
1783
opposes an alteration by Congress in regard to the Convention
about Consuls with France....

.247
views on a valuation of lands as the basis of taxation....250, 262, 316,

324, 326, 338
opposes distrust towards France......

.252, 255
urges an application to France for farther loans.

255
suggests funding the debt to army.....

..255
appointed to confer with the Superintendent of Finance on a plan
for settling the arrears of the army..

..259
intimates that Congress should not solicit Mr. Morris to continue
in office....

.....275
urges the establishment of general revenue system...289, 292, 303, 500
suggests the establishment by Congress of an impost on trade,
and qualified poll and land tax...

...300
urges the question of a valuation of land being considered with
that of general revenue.....

..317
advocates a commutation of half pay..

..321
considers an impost the only practicable tax......

.350, 355
explains the powers of Congress under the Confederation.... .352
his plan for abating the proportions of certain States funding their
expenses, and establishing a system of public lands....362, 365, 418,

419, 421, 523, 539, 543
remarks on the conduct of the American Commissioners at Paris. .398,

407, 518
remarks on the proportion of freemen to slaves in fixing the con-
tributions of States.....

..424
desires information in regard to the Department of Finance...427, 461
disapproves of a proposed Convention of the Eastern States....... 429
on the committee to organize a peace establishment.

.432
endeavors to reduce the apportionment of Georgia.

..-133
opposes a premature system in regard to the public lands..

.435
recommends circumspection in regard to commercial treaties.. .439
opposes a hasty ratification of provisional articles....

442
proposes a commission to adjust the debts of the States..
draws the address to States.....

..6, 448
urges a provision for Canadian refugees..

.454
urges Mr. Randolph to a seat in the Legislature.

.511
remarks on the ability of Franklin.....

.617, 521

..444

..588

MADISON, JAMES-Continued.

urges the assent of Virginia to a system of general revenue........533
effect of commercial treaties on the rights and interests of States.534, 542
opposes the issue of land warrants by Virginia....

..570
views as to a permanent seat of Congress...

..576
1784

becomes a member of the House of Delegates of Virginia.........693
1786

appointed a delegate to the Convention at Annapolis.........695, 697
draws act of Virginia appointing delegates to the Federal Con-
vention...

..706
1787
remarks on the insurrection in Massachusetts, and on raising
troops by Congress....

..584
remarks in Congress on the plan of the Federal Convention..
remarks on the operation of treaties on the States...... ..596
communicates to Mr. Randolph his view of a new Federal Con-
stitution....

.631, 714
urges Mr. Randolph's attendance....

..636
sentiments on the effect of the American Revolution in Europe. ...679
remarks on ancient Confederacies.....

..685
remarks on the colonies before the Revolution..

..686
his wish to remedy the evils of the Confederation...

..693
prepares to take reports of debates in the Federal Convention.......716
attends the Federal Convention.......

..722
thinks the powers of the National Government should not be too
much limited .......

.....804, 979
wishes to protect the minority from oppression by the majority.....805
his general views of a National as compared with a Federal Go-
vernment...

.893, 990
his objections to Mr. Patterson's plan...

..894
effect of a breach of compact by a member of the Confederacy.894, 1184
remarks on the violations of the articles of Confederation by the
States...

..895
his views of the defects of the Confederation ....

..896
remarks on the effect of a mere Confederacy on the small States.... 900
remarks on the scheme for equalizing the States......

..903
remarks on the danger of encroachments by the States and Na-
tional Government on each other....

.923, 979, 991
his general views as to the ends to be sought in forming a Con-
stitution.....

.....962, 978
fears more from the power of the States than of the General Go-
vernment....

..991
opposes a committee to prepare plan of compromise between the

large and small States, relative to representation...... 1023, 1026
his course towards the small States complained of........ . 1032
objects to distinctions between the new and old States......1073, 1457

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