Volume 30 Index

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U

Union (ship), 504n

United Brethren. See Moravians

United Irishmen, Society of, 460n

UNITED STATES

Agriculture

impact of foreign policy on, 123-4

Army

augmentation of, vii, 614, 635

Washington's appointment, vii, 440, 443n, 445, 448

arms and ammunition for, 228, 229n, 280n, 673-4

bill for marine corps, 276 cost of, 280n, 398, 616

new regiments, 280n, 348, 409n, 442-3, 444, 445n, 610, 674

appointments, 302n, 448, 450n

opposition to augmentation of, 348, 610, 661-2, 664

views on standing army, 348, 621, 646, 666n

appropriations, expenditures for, 409n, 623, 627, 631, 634, 640, 663, 667-8, 675, 678

obligation to fund, 471

leadership of, 612n

organization of, 675, 679

military hospitals, 679

See also United States: Congress, Fifth (4 Mch. 1797-3 Mch. 1799); McHenry, James

Confederation Congress

threats to authority of, 13-14

Congress, First (4 Mch. 1789-3 Mch. 1791)

meets in N.Y., 175

Congress, Fourth (4 Mch. 1795-3 Mch. 1797)

defense of democratic societies in, 565-7

Congress, Fifth (4 Mch. 1797-3 Mch. 1799)

and arming of merchant vessels, vii, 10, 11n, 88-9, 111, 170, 181, 183, 189-90, 217, 228-9n, 239, 279, 339, 676

little business in, vii, 26, 115, 128, 157, 161, 171

and bill giving currency to foreign coins, 8, 10, 671

prospects for adjournment, 22, 166, 169, 182, 190, 194, 214-15, 227, 235, 240, 248, 268, 284, 305, 323, 327, 336, 354-5, 381, 408-9, 411, 412, 417-18, 447-8, 450n

Blount impeachment, 35, 56, 84-5, 87, 91n, 117, 127n, 176, 614-16, 619n

relations with France, 48, 52, 174n, 281, 414-15

party divisions in, 111, 116-17, 191, 263, 267, 268, 270, 441, 471-3, 634-5

relations with Adams, 174n, 368, 471-2, 604-6

appropriations bill, 176

and TJ's notes on parliamentary procedure, 180

act and supplement to provide additional armament for the further protection of trade, 228, 229n, 284, 299, 304, 311, 408-10, 471-2, 673, 676-8

bill for purchase of foundries and arms, 228, 229n, 673, 674

addresses, petitions to, 229n, 279, 305, 311, 322-4, 344, 665-6

military preparations against France, 232, 241-2, 442-3, 444, 445n, 447, 610, 614, 622-3, 627, 631, 640-1, 663

prints statement on exports, 240n

act and supplement authorizing president to raise provisional army, 299, 300-1n, 304, 323, 326, 327, 331, 335-6, 341, 344-5, 353-4, 359, 360, 363, 365, 386, 442-3, 444, 445n, 447, 472-3, 674-5, 677

act to establish Navy Department, 300, 304, 673, 674

efforts to render session permanent, 353-4, 365, 367, 368, 394

as venue for defense of TJ, 361 act to protect commerce and coasts, 363-4, 365, 379, 381, 404, 675, 677

act to abrogate treaties with France, 364, 379, 381, 394-5, 396, 418-19, 422, 437, 445n, 678

act to suspend commercial intercourse between the U.S. and France, 379-80, 393-4, 405, 408, 410, 676, 679

act, appropriations for artillerists and engineers, 409n, 674, 678

act concerning frauds on Bank of the U.S., 418-19, 531, 536, 542n, 544, 550, 676

and bill authorizing president to prevent or regulate the landing of French passengers, 438-9, 440-3

and appropriations for diplomatic corps, 471, 672, 674

and Judiciary Law of 1789, 568, 589-90

opening of 3d session of, 585

and unconstitutional laws, 601

act to increase and equip navy, 616-17, 665, 668

and Logan Act, 622, 624n, 627, 630-1, 662, 665, 667

act to continue suspension of intercourse with France, 636-7n, 665, 667, 679

and trade with Saint-Domingue, 640, 663

and E. Pendleton's address, 661

act giving eventual authority to president to augment army, 665-6, 679

Congress, Sixth (4 Mch. 1799-3 Mch. 1801)

elections, 497

Courts

chief justice, 257

federal judiciary in impeachments, 258

and Kosciuszko's wills, 333n

fail to meet in Va., 385

Wayles estate suits, 427-30, 467-70

Senate bills on courts, 471, 472n, 673, 674

and Alien Friends Act, 538, 546, 552

and selection of jurors, 567-8

Economy

cost of labor, housing, 10, 113

impact of bankruptcies, 10, 54, 123

supply of money, capital, 10, 113, 183

British and French policies hinder U.S. shipping, 90, 94, 110, 124, 125-6, 128, 163-4, 170, 181, 315-16, 334

and threat of war, internal disorder, 123-4, 232, 241, 254, 281, 283, 397, 476

and Britain, 148, 528

and French actions against neutral shipping, 165, 490

condition of stocks, U.S. securities, 298, 330-1, 476, 478

plight of farmers, 405

relationship of land, other investments, 478, 492

exports to France, 502-3n

Executive

call for limitation of terms, 41n

and appointments, 54n, 83, 182n

and U.S. diplomats, 54n, 89

influence on foreign relations, 95, 183-4, 239-40, 311, 348

and impeachment, 163

powers of, 256-62, 300-1n, 323, 386, 440-3, 471, 472-3n, 538, 540-1, 542n, 545-6, 547-8, 552-4, 677

and military, 445, 471-3

potential life term, hereditary succession in office, 560, 646

Government

on consultation between congressmen and constituents, vii, 190, 194, 227, 229n, 240, 322-3, 326

and procedures for presidential elections, 54, 55n

and balance of power between executive and legislature, 98-100, 193, 212, 239-40, 241, 256-62, 379, 431, 471-3

degraded in Lyon-Griswold affair, 111

danger of unqualified support of, 157n

stability of, 213

and war powers, 275, 280

and control of the press, 324, 326

constitutional role of Congress, 539-40, 547-8

potential for constitutional abuses, 560

criticism of considered seditious, 576

and power to borrow money, 589

congressmen exempt from impeachment, 614-16

House of Representatives

Lyon-Griswold affair, viii, 87-8, 90, 111, 115-16, 117, 133, 164, 165, 227, 241

and convening of Congress during epidemics, 10, 11n

party divisions in, 10, 53, 169, 242, 301n, 323, 401-2, 444, 445n

and president, Senate, 22, 176

and appropriations for treaties, 41n, 155

and Legaux's vineyard, 42

foreign intercourse bill, 53, 54n, 56, 126, 304n, 471

and disputed presidential elections, 54

and Madison's resolutions on Report on Commerce, 84, 92-4

on equality of treatment for Britain and France, 95, 267-8

and relations with France, 120, 245

call for papers from president, 166n, 239, 240n, 245-6, 395n

authorizes Bank of the U.S., 173

Federalist tradeoffs in, 173

impact of president's message of 19 Mch., 189-90, 193-4

Sprigg's resolution on expediency of war with France, 227, 228n, 231-2, 241, 263, 267, 268, 269-70

resolution on coastal protection and internal defense, 228n

petitions to, 241-2, 290, 441, 443n, 518n

power to override vetoes, 257

absence of members, 279, 281, 299, 305, 311, 341, 344, 363-4, 365, 378-9, 394, 441

report on cost of defense measures, 279-80

Federalist strength in, 281, 283-4, 305, 379, 414-15

proposals to raise revenues in, 300, 304-5, 323, 326

Harper attacks TJ in speech, 302-4

and letters to constituents, 322-3, 324n, 326, 574n

and protection of trade, 363-4, 365

and possible charges against Monroe, 415

accusations against Republicans in, 417-19

considers land claims for military service, 518n

Callender reports on debates in, 565-7

and election of 1800, 597n

response to president's annual address, 606-7

resolution on British impressment of U.S. seamen, 611n, 613

privileges of members, 619-20

and G. Logan's mission to France, 622, 624n, 627, 630-1

bill for establishing uniform system of bankruptcy, 623-4, 627

receives information from Wolcott, 624n

Report (in part) of the Committee, 631-2

and printing of Gerry's correspondence, 636n

and Haitian independence movement, 637n

Navy

establishment of, vii, 299, 300, 304, 673, 674

sentiments against, 65, 646, 664, 666n

and convoys, 173

galleys proposed, 173, 674-5, 677

proposals for coast guard, 173, 181

cost of, 279-80, 397, 661-2, 663, 665

augmentation of, 284, 299, 311, 408-9, 410, 444, 447, 471, 472n, 605, 610, 614, 616, 635, 665, 668, 676-8

appointment of secretary, 324, 325n, 326

expenditures for, 326, 623, 627, 631, 634, 640, 663-4, 667-8

revenue cutters for, 616-17n, 675

cruises West Indies, 631, 636n, 640, 659-60, 664, 665

franking privilege for secretary, 677

military hospitals, 679

Politics

consideration of taxes postponed during elections, 10

and proposed navigation act, 92-4

agricultural-mercantile divisions, 316

political parties, 388-9

J. Page on party spirit, 419-21

need for moderation, 478-9, 491

foreign affairs as means to domestic tyranny, 586

Public Finance

appropriations bill, 176

interest on public debt, 281, 300, 616, 623, 631

expected revenues and expenditures, 408-9, 447, 581-2, 623, 631, 634, 640, 663, 667-8

$5 million loan, 410-11, 447, 581, 623, 627, 631, 634, 640, 663-4, 665, 668

expenses of civil list, 616, 631, 634, 640, 663, 667

president authorized to borrow money, 666

settlement of accounts with states, 678-9

Public Opinion

on arming merchant vessels, 111, 116

and Stamp Act, 156-7, 175

and British countervailing acts, 163-4

on prospect of war with France, 191, 227-8, 241-2, 254, 279, 391n, 484-5, 586, 641n

on France and French, 221, 414-15, 437n, 438-9, 464, 465

and XYZ affair, 250-1, 268, 275, 319, 335, 339, 341, 344, 348, 359-60, 416, 559-60, 648, 649, 664, 665-6

restraints on communication, 289

Republicans and, 302-3

will unite in case of war, 316, 319, 340, 342-3, 416

TJ predicts revulsion against war preparations and tax increases, 340, 397-8, 528, 623, 661-2, 663-4, 668

apathy of, 348

TJ thinks most Americans agree with him, 432, 647

inflamed partisan feeling, 489

and G. Logan's trip to France, 497, 501n

government out of touch, 497

Federalists manipulate, 528, 648, 659-60

and Alien and Sedition Acts, 559-60

effect of sedition prosecutions, 586

regard for Kosciuszko, 591

against British corruption, 641n

Public Works

arsenal at Harpers Ferry, 224-5

fortifications at Norfolk, 523-4, 562

Senate

in opposition to House, 22

and potential changes of term, 41n, 560, 646

party divisions in, 53, 444, 445n

procedures for impeachment trials, 53, 54n, 58-9, 61-2, 87, 90, 91, 111-12, 121, 126-7, 162-3, 608n, 674

and disputed presidential elections, 54

Address from Samuel Sitgreaves, 85

scope of impeachment power and impeachability of members, 87, 90, 126, 127n, 163

Adams's views on, 113, 126

Emendations to the Senate Journal, 121

journal, emendations to journal, 121, 127n, 440, 443n

divisions between north and south in, 126

role in maintenance of republic, 126, 615-16

slowed by House opposition to Jay Treaty, 155

and appropriations bill, 176

and executive appointments, 182, 257, 280-1, 319, 320n, 323-5, 440, 443n, 450n, 481, 578, 653

and treaties, 182, 190, 471

powers of, 256-62

presiding officer of, 256-9

as aristocratic feature of the government, 257-9

resignations and appointments to, 300, 302n, 305, 353

and attacks on TJ in House, 302

prints documents, 336n, 391n, 419n, 443n, 636n, 673, 679

attendance at, absences from, 353, 441, 597-8, 675

weakness of republican principles in, 401-2

elects president pro tem, 437

detained for executive business, 448

judiciary bills, 471, 472n, 673, 674

lack of business in, 605, 607, 610

response to president's annual address, 606-7

role of vice president in Senate address to president, 608n

and G. Logan's mission, 610-11, 679

Resolution on William Blount, 618-19

and Pickering's report on Gerry's correspondence, 636n

and death of Tazewell, 638, 642

rituals of mourning in, 638n

notations by TJ on documents, 671-80

compensation for clerks, officers, 673

admittance to floor of, 675

motion to adjourn, 676

See also Jefferson, Thomas: Vice President

Society

Niemcewicz comments on "Yankis", 506, 508

United States (U.S. frigate), 271, 636n

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