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LIPPENCOT

trial of.....

proceedings of court martial..
Congress discuss the matter...

his punishment demanded by Congress..
LIVINGSTON, ROBERT R.

LIVINGSTON, WILLIAM

.10

opposes the Declaration of Independence....
on committee to draught it. ......

..16

his wish to resign as Secretary of Foreign Affairs........212, 457, 485

agrees to continue......

.213, 234, 493

disapproves the secret article about Florida......

report on Carleton's refusal to suspend hostilities..

.387
.427, 522
..437, 438

prepares a proclamation on the cessation of hostilities.

inadequacy of his salary......

..212, 452, 457

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

.542, 546

attends the Federal Convention.....

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

LOANS

taxes.....

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

difficulty of obtaining.....

additional one from France..

from the Dutch......

Congress apply for more from France.
proposes to apply for further, abroad..
propriety of disclosing their amount.
state of those with France...

impossible in America......

considered a noble institution...

Senate should be like it..

not a model for the Senate.

its negative on the Commons.
LOWELL, MR.

.185, 191, 471

..193, 194

amount of, in 1783......

no new ones countenanced..

Mr. Jefferson proposes to exchange French for Dutch....
to be made by Congress under the Constitution....
LORDS, HOUSE OF

appointed judge of Court of Appeals....

LUZERNE

..152
..162

his communications to Congress......
announces birth of Dauphin to Congress.
vote of thanks to..

...792
1378

.1415

.1425

..57

.130, 414, 449

170, 217
.171, 217

.252, 255, 266

...313

413, 433, 519

..433

..651

...651

.740, 1232

.778, 949, 953

...886
....813

...856, 949
..1003, 1308

....220

.92, 121

..129

..245

LUZERNE-Continued.

remarks on conduct of American Commissioners at Paris towards

France.....

......

conduct in regard to Captain Asgill.

returns home

LYCIAN LEAGUE.

M'CLUNG, JAMES

a deputy from the army to Congress...

M'HENRY, JAMES

spoken of as Secretary of Foreign Affairs.......

722

delegate to the Federal Convention from Virginia.
attends the Federal Convention.......
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......

M'DOUGAL, GENERAL

views on terms of cession of public lands by Virginia..
in favor of Annapolis as seat of Congress.
attends the Federal Convention..................

M'KEAN, THOMAS

...

.882, 413

....172

..665
.1004

MADISON, JAMES

1780

.486, 502
..643

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desires a provision for the President to convene the Senate sepa-
rately......

signs the Constitution..

...

...1160

..249, 256, 495.

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

.1315
1382

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proposes to raise taxes by requisitions....
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

represents Delaware in Congress.....

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

proposes a conditional exchange of Cornwallis for Colonel H.

Laurens....

advocates coercion towards Vermont...

..463
..577

..723

1532
.1623

...187

.199

..206
..214, 220

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...... .53
advises the States ceding them, to annex conditions.

...5
.54, 63

urges Virginia to ratify the Confederation.....

MADISON, JAMES-Continued.

..57

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

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

.....66
..67
..74

1781

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suggests compulsory acts of Congress to obtain the quotas of
the States...

..87

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

502, 506
..91

urges Congress to act on the cession of Virginia.
explains his reasons for investing Congress with power to raise

and collect revenue...

urges Virginia to pay some compliment to Lafayette.

cession of public lands by Virginia........

1782

.....94
.101

.102, 106, 108

recommends a collection of documents relative to Virginia land

claims....

.108, 160
111, 482
.117

advocates an impost law......

urges her to complete her military contingent...
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...

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.122, 439, 464
opposes the scheme of Virginia to issue paper money .............. .129
reports the resolution of Congress on the Virginia land claim.......130
vindicates Robert Morris....

objects to the proceedings of the Virginia Legislature relative to

the export of tobacco..

objects to Mr. Jefferson's withdrawal from public life.......
disapproves of the course of the Lees..

translates a letter of Marbois.............

Virginia.....

thinks the admission of Kentucky not distant.......
disapproves of the conduct of Colonel H. Laurens.
votes for Mr. Bland as President of Congress..

.137

.141

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

opposes a partial exchange of prisoners.......
urges more formality and certainty in the directions of Congress
to the Executive Departments.....

.139

.141

.141

..166

.167
...175
..187
..189

.....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
..216

resolution of, relative to Paul Jones...

MADISON, JAMES-Continued.

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

his views on fixing a rate of depreciation of paper money..
his views on reciprocity in the treaty between British and Ame-
ricans in each country......

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

1783

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

opposes distrust towards France......

urges an application to France for farther loans..

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

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

...220

...227

...247

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

324, 326, 338
.252, 255
..255
.255

urges a provision for Canadian refugees...

urges Mr. Randolph to a seat in the Legislature...
remarks on the ability of Franklin.....

..243

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...244

..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..........

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

advocates a commutation of half pay..

considers an impost the only practicable tax...
explains the powers of Congress under the Confederation....
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.....

...259

..300

....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...
endeavors to reduce the apportionment of Georgia..
opposes a premature system in regard to the public lands..
recommends circumspection in regard to commercial treaties......439
opposes a hasty ratification of provisional articles.......
proposes a commission to adjust the debts of the States..
draws the address to States.....

...317
..321
.350, 355

.352

.432

..433

.435

.442
.444

....6, 448

.454

..511

.517, 521

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

..570
.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....

1787

remarks on the insurrection in Massachusetts, and on raising

troops by Congress....

remarks in Congress on the plan of the Federal Convention........589
remarks on the operation of treaties on the States......

communicates to Mr. Randolph his view of a new Federal Con-

stitution......

......631, 714

..636

urges Mr. Randolph's attendance..............
sentiments on the effect of the American Revolution in Europe....679
remarks on ancient Confederacies......

remarks on the colonies before the Revolution..

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

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

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.....706

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...584

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..596

thinks the powers of the National Government should not be too

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

vernment..

.893, 990
.894

his objections to Mr. Patterson's plan............
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.......

..685
...686
...693

.722

.....895
...896

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

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

remarks on the danger of encroachments by the States and Na-
.......923, 979, 991

tional Government on each other.....

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.....

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....
objects to distinctions between the new and old States...

.......1032

..1073, 1457

..903

...991

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