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CONTENTS

OF THE SECOND VOLUME.

581

Insurrection in Massachusetts-Enlistment of troops by Congress

-Motion to stop it rejected.

WEDNESDAY, February 21st

587

Report of the Convention at Annapolis, proposing a Federal Con-

vention-New York Delegates move for a Convention--Views of

different Members-Congress sanction it.

TUESDAY, March 13th

590

Refusal to remove the the military stores from Springfield-Con-

ference of Mr. Madison and Mr. Bingham with Mr. Gardoqui rel-

ative to the navigation of the Mississippi—Discontents in the West-

ern Territory - Posts held by the British.

TUESDAY, March 20th

595

Mr. Jay's report relative to the effect of British treaty of peace-

Obligations imposed on the States by treaties.

WEDNESDAY, March 21st

595

Effect of treaties on the States.

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FRIDAY, March 23d

597

Proposal to reduce salaries—Civil List.

WEDNESDAY, March 28th

598

Discontinuance of enlistments—Military establishment-Seizure

of Spanish property by General Clark-Representations of Virginia

relative to disturbances in the Western Territory.

THURSDAY, March 29th

598

Ordinance for settlement of public accounts—Complaints from Illi-
nois-Seizure of Spanish property by General Clark—Unsettled
state of the Western Territory-Navigation of the Mississippi-

Conference of Virginia Delegates with Mr. Gardoqui.

FRIDAY, March 30th

602

Mr. Jay's report on the admission of Mr. Bond as British Consul —
Subject postponed—Representations of North Carolina relative to
discontents in the Western Territory-Navigation of the Missis-

sippi-Negotiation between Mr. Jay and Mr. Gardoqui.

MONDAY, April 2d

604

Resolution to lay the negotiation between Mr. Jay and Mr. Gar-

doqui before Congress.

TUESDAY, April 10th

605

Future seat of Congress.

WEDNESDAY, April 11th

605

Future seat of Congress.

WEDNESDAY, April 18th

606

Negotiation between Mr. Jay and Mr. Gardoqui-Motion to send

Mr. Jefferson to Madrid-Referred to the Secretary for Foreign

Affairs.

THURSDAY, April 19th

608

Representations of Virginia relative to the navigation of the Mis-

sissippi.

MONDAY, April 23d

609

Mr. Jay's report against sending Mr. Jefferson to Madrid.

WEDNESDAY, April 25th

609

Motion that a vote of nine States is requisite to authorize suspen-
sion of the use of the Mississippi, not decided by Congress.

622

Mr. Jay's report relative to the effect of the British treaty of peace

-Navigation of the Mississippi—Opinions of several States in re-

gard to it-Disturbances in the Western Territory on account of it

-Views of French about it-Dutch Minister complains of prefer-

ences in the treaty with France-Insurrection in Massachusetts

Vermont-Survey of public lands—Paper money in Virginia.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, March 25,

1787

627

Mr. Henry-Navigation of the Mississippi-Views of France about
ceedings of States relative to Federal Convention.

It-Time of meeting of the Federal Convention-Resolutions of

Congress on the effect of treaties on the States.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, April 2,

1787

629

Mr. Gardoqui-Representations of Virginia relative to the seizure

of Spanish property by General Clark-Views of several States

relative to the Mississippi-Rhode Island against the Federal

Convention.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, April 8,

1787

630

Marriage of French subjects in America-Propositions

eral Convention expected from Virginia-Mr. Madison's ideas of a

Federal Constitution.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, April 15,

1787

634

General Washington as President of the Federal Convention-Doc-

tor Franklin also a Delegate-Claims of British creditors under the

treaty of peace-Approaching meeting of the Federal Convention

-Debates relative to the future seat of Congress Number of

States required to authorize a suspension of the use of Mississippi.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, April 22,

1787

637

Sale of public lands-Land jobbers-Copper coinage-Opinions in

Massachusetts and Connecticut relative to the Federal Convention

To THOMAS JEFFERSON. New York, April 23,

1787

639

Resolutions of Congress on the effect of treaties on the States-
Survey and sale of public lands—Government of the Western Ter.
ritory-Settlement of public accounts and claims of the States
Navigation of the Mississippi, and views of the States on it-Pro-

TO GENERAL WASHINGTON. New York, Sep-

tember 30, 1787

643

Debates in Congress on Federal Constitution--Proposal to amend

it there-Transmitted to the States–Opinions on it.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, October 7,

1787

647

Requisitions on the States-Western Territory-Indians–Opin-

3

ions in Massachusetts on Federal Constitution-Mr. Adams is to

return home.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, October

21, 1787

649

Opinions on Federal Constitution in different States.

To THOMAS JEFFERSON. New York, October

24, 1787

650

Proposal of amendments by Congress—R. H. Lee—Dana–Mason-
Return of Mr. Adams-Reappointment of Mr. Jefferson-Exchange
of French for Dutch creditors not approved-State of foreign loans

-Sales of public lands.

To GENERAL WASHINGTON. New York, Octo-

ber 28, 1787

652

Prospects for establishment of Federal Constitution—Mr. Charles

Pinckney-Navigation of Potomac.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, November

18, 1787

654

Opinions on Federal Constitution.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, December

2, 1787

654

Dissensions in Holland - Commencement of the Federalist-Pro-

ceedings of States on Federal Constitution.

To THOMAS JEFFERSON. New York, December

20, 1787

656

Tobacco contract with France—Proceedings of States on Federal
Constitution-Prohibition by Virginia of certain imports-Reduced

state of the Treasury—Indians-British ports.

TO GENERAL WASHINGTON. New York, De-

cember 20, 1787

659

Mr. R. H. Lee's views on Federal Constitution-Mr. Mason's
Mr. Jay's-Navigation of Potomac-Proceedings of States on Fed-

eral Constitution.

To EDMUND RANDOLPH. New York, January

10, 1788

661

Mr. Randolph's views of Federal Constitution-Mr. Henry's—Mr.

8. Adams's--Proceedings of States on it-Proposal of second Con-

vention.

VOL. II.-A*

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