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458; as President, 456; notices of, 54, 247, 281, 860, 856,
"A Countryman," Do Witt Clinton's essays under the Adams, JONN, SENIOR, 1. 819.
signature of, i. 565.
ADAMS, JOIN QUINCY, birth and ancestors; education ; goes
ADAIR, JAMES, his literary productions and character, l.
to Europe, ii. 247; University of Leyden ; visits Russia
and England, 247 ; Jefferson's opinion of; letter from
ADAMS, ABIGAIL, mother of John Quincy Adams, il. 247. John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse ; return to Amer-
ADAMS, CHARLES, ii. 247.
ica; enters Harvard University; studies law with The-
ADAMS, Joix, birth and parentage of; graduates at Harvard opbilus Parsons, 248; his practice; contributes to the
College; teaches school in Worcester, Mass.; his opinion Boston Centinel; "Publicola ;” “Marcellus;" appoint-
of school-keeping; commences the study of law; enters ed on a mission to the Netherlands, &c.; return to
on practice in Braintree; death of his father; his mar America; elected to Congress; the mission to Russia;
riage; Stamp Act; deputed to appear as the counsel of
treaty of Ghent, 249; appointed Secretary of State; his
Boston, to urge the opening of the courts, i. 232; dis career; elected President of the United States, 249; re-
sertations on the Canon and Feudal law; removes to election to Congress; his character; his literary produc-
Boston; labors of his profession; defence of the sol tions, 250; his "Poems of Religion and Society;" his
diers; ill health; returns to Braintree; contributions death, 250; oration at Plymouth, 1802; character of La-
to the Massachusetts Gazette; arrival of General Gage; fayette, 257; tributo to the memory of James Madison,
refusal of General Gage to admit him to & seat in the 1. 126; address before the Massachusetts Charitable Fire
Governor's council; elected to the Congress of 1774, Society, 552; remarks in the case of John Smith, ii.
233; chosen commissioner to France; sails for Europe; 147; notice of, 541.
his return; appointed Minister Plenipotentiary to ne- ADAMS, SAMUEL, notices of, 1. 2, 225, 296; birth; Master
gotiate a treaty of peace with Great Britain; his ser Lovell's school; Harvard College; preparation for the
vices in Europe; appointed to negotiate a loan, and a ministry; college Thesis ; "Englishmen's rights;" lit-
treaty with Holland; the treaty of peace; appointed erary discipline; character; public duties, 319; enters
first minister to England; returns to America; elected political life; "the Father of the Revolution;" pre-
Vice-president of the United States; elected President; pares instructions of the town of Boston; the opinion of
his appearance on the day of his inauguration, 234; re the loyalists, of the Stamp Act difficulties; chosen to
tirement; chosen President of the Massachusetts Con tho Massachusetts legislature; his zeal for freedom;
vention for the revision of the constitution; his death, death of Charles Townsend, and inauguration of Lord
North; election to the Continental Congress; the cir.
Speech in defence of the British soldiers, 1770, 235; cular letter, 320; eloquence of; his writings ; specimen
the distinction between murder and manslaughter, 241; of his eloquence; anecdote of a rejoinder to Mather
Inangural address, 1797; Batavian and Helvetic confed Byles; popularity of; General Gage's overtures; ac-
eracies, 243; tribute to Washington, 249; his summary count of his reply to General Gage, 821; his manuscripts,
of Otis's speech on Writs of Assistance, 6; tenders the 821 ; Congress of 1774 suggested by him; chosen secre-
chief-justiceship to John Jay, 158; at Amsterdam, 156; tary of Massachusetts ; Gage's proclamation; Declara-
notice of John Hancock's oration on the Boston massa tion of Independenco; his oration; the American army;
cre; account of a conversation between, and Samuel the overtures of the British commissioners; instructions
Adams, relative to John Hancock, 225; difference with to the committee of Congress, appointed to confer with
the Count de Vergennes, 301; anecdote of, 432; speech the commissioners; the smallest” but “truest" Con-
to the Congress on French aggressions; answer to, 491; gress, 822; treaty of peace; returns to Boston; elected
notice of, 120, 296, 332, 850, 556; desirous of peace with governor; his old age; his religion; personal appear-
France, ii. 9; in England, 1785, 41; journal of, quoted, ance of; his character, and death, 823; Sullivan's sketch
134; John Randolph's definition of the republicanism of the life of, 828.
of, 185; William Wirt's discourse on the life and char Oration on American Independence, 324; England“ a
acter of, 433; letter from Worcester, 1755, 446; in the nation of shopkeepers ;” debaucheries of Caligula, Nero,
Continental Congress, 1774, 448; character of, by Wil and Charles; expedition against Carthagena; treaty of
liam Wirt, 450, 452; at the Hague, 454; "defence of the Utrecht, 825; natural freedom of man, 826; the su-
American Constitutions," 455; discourses on Davila, premacy of Great Britain and liberty of America incom-
patible, 827; method of acquiring eminence in mon resentatives disapproving the trial and execution of,
archies, 828; benefits of independence; natural capa ii. 278.
bilities of America; productions; duty to posterity, Arkansas, the number of slaves in 1804 in, ii. 46.
Army, increase of the; John Randolph's speech on, il 181;
Addresses; from the colonies to Great Britain, 1. 43; to the John C. Calhoun's speech on, 475.
inhabitants of Great Britain, by John Jay, 152; to the Army and Mary, James A. Bayard's remarks on the, il. 91.
people of Great Brilain, 159.
Army Bil, the new; Henry Clay's speech on the, il. 264.
AGAZZIS, Louis, ii. 180.
ARMSTRONG, MR, L. 582.
Albany Confederacy, i. 87.
ABSOLD, BENEDICT, invasion of Virginia, il 8; expedition
Albany, Burgoyne approaches, 1. 154.
to Quebec, 144.
ALEXANDER, JAMES, biographical sketch of, 1. 82; origin of Ashburton Treaty, il. 860.
William Livingston's difficulty with, 88.
Athens, N. Y., death of Samuel Dexter st, il. 239.
Alien Bil, Edward Livingston's speech on the, il. 220. ATTALUS, compared with Washington, 1, 554.
ALLEN, Joux, commandant of the fort at Machias, Maine, ATTUCKB, CHEISPUB, 1. 60.
AUCKLAND, LORD, il. 84.
ALLEN, MR., testimony in the trial of J. F. Knapp, Il. 406. Augmentation of Military Force, Henry Clay's speech on,
Alliance Medal, see Sir William Jones.
ALSTON, WASIIINGTON, Ii. 885.
Arstix, CHARLES, murder of, ii. 289.
AMBLEE, Miss, wife of Chief Justice Marshall, 11. 8.
Authorship, the rewards of, in America, ii. 427.
AXBeister, Robert C., resolutions of the House of Repre-
sentatives disapproving the trial and execution of, ii.
America, the late regulations respecting the British colo- Bacon, LEONARD, D.D., his sketch of the life of James By.
nies on the continent of; considered, 1. 273; rewards of house, ii, 145.
anthorship in, ii. 427.
BALCH, MR.-See Knapp's trial
American Annual Register, 1. 528; il. 85.
BaldwIN, ABRAHAM, death of, i. 432.
American Army, rules and regulations of, adopted, 1. 152. Ball, Mary, the mother of Washington, f. 251.
American Bar, sketches of the, il. 858.
BALL, MR.-See trial of R. M. Goodwin.
American Colonies, vindication of, by James Wilson, 1. 68. Baltimore, Md., General Henry Lee injured in a riotike
American Independence, the advantages of, 1.810; Samuel i. 449.
Adams' oration on, 824.
BanceorT, GEORGE, manuscripts of Samuel Adams in the
American Indians, The, il. 438.
possession of ; i. 821.
American Navigation Act, Rufus King's speech on the Bank of North America, established, i. 185.
Bank of Pennsylvania, i. 185.
American Quarterly Reriero, quoted, i. S3.
bank of the United States, John Randolph opposes tho
American Revolution, songs and ballads of the, 1. 275; the establishment of; remarks on, ii. 158 ; notice of, 189,
conseqnences of, ii. 367; Botta's history of, 452.
859; Clay's speech on the charter of, 261.
Americans, " the hope of human nature," 1. 266.
Baptists in Virginia, persecution of, 1. 125.
American Ships, imprisonment of seamen on board, 11. 88. Barancas, San. Carlos, de, the fortress of taken, 11. 284.
American Statesmen, the homes of, 11. 261.
Barbadoes, address to the committee of correspondence in,
American System, ii. 260, 804.
by John Dickinson, i. 274.
American Whig Review, ii. 580.
BARBAULD, Mrs., ii. 428.
Ames' Astronomical Diary, i. 91.
BARBER, FRANCIS, tutor of Alexander Hamilton, 1. 183.
AMES, FIBHer, birth and parentage of; early education; en. Barbour, P. P., John Randolph's reply to the speech of,
ergy of his character; early manifestations in oratory; on the Tariff, 1824, il. 170; notices of 88, 287, 296, 308,
graduates at Harvard University; studies law; enthu 810.
siastic admiration of the old poets; commences prac- BARLOW, JOEL, 11. 841, 350.
tice; enters into politics ; political writings ; “ Lucius BARRE, COL., speech of, on the stamp act, il. 376.
Junius Brutus ; ” “ Camillus," i. 91; elected to the Mas- Barstow, Dr., see Knapp's trial.
sachusetts legislature; chosen a member of Congress; BARTLETT, JOHN R., Reminiscences of Albert Gallstin by,
opposes Mr. Madison's resolutions ; supports Mr. Jay's il. 180.
treaty; failing health; returns to his home, and resumes BARTLETT, Josian, 1. 296.
the practice of law; his political writings; is called to BASSETT, Mr., ii. 800.
the presidency of Harvard College; declines on account Batarian Confederacy, i. 248.
of ill health; his death; speech on Madison's resolu- BAYARD, Dr. JAMES A., father of James A. Bayard, tl. 52.
tions, 1. 92; Dr. Charles Caldwell's estimate of the ora- BAYARD, JAMES A., ancestry of; birth and education; death
tory of, 92; speech on the British treaty, 104; noticos of his father; joins the family of his uncle, 11. 52. ; enters
of, 551, 557, 558; at Philadelphia, ii. 9; in the Massachu the College of New Jersey ; College life ; studies law with
setts Federal Convention, 34.
General Joseph Reed; removes to the office of Jared
AMES, LEVI, i. 552.
Ingersoll, 52; admitted to practice ; election to Congress;
AMES, NATHANIEL, I. 91.
his career, 52; the impeachment of William Blount; tho
AMHEEST, SIR JEFFREY, ii. 357.
first election of President Jefferson, described; appointed
Analectic, i. 400; 11. 53, 55.
minister to France, declines; defence of Mr. Bayard's
"Ancient Dominion," origin of the term of, 1. 40.
political course, by William Sullivan, 68; debates on
Annapolis, Md., Robert Goodloe Harper's spoech at, 1. 490; the judiciary; chosen to the United States Senate;
King William school at, il. 93.
appointed Peace Commissioner; the treaty of Ghent, 54;
Apportionment Bill, John Randolph's remarks in the de appointed minister to Russia; declines; visits Paris ; 11
bate on the, ii. 156.
ness; death, 55.
AREUTIINOT, ALEXANDEE, resolutions of the House of Rep Speech on the Judiciary ; reference to the remarks of
Mr. Giles, 56; State debts; internal taxes, 57; X. Y. Z. Berlin and Milan Decrees, il. 84, 267, 859.
Talleyrand, Mr. Gerry, Washington; the constitution, BERNARD, FRANCIS, Governor of Massachusetts, 1. 8, 160.
59; the responsibility of judges; impeachment of Justice BINNEY, HORACE, ii. 506.
in England, 60; sedition act; the ecclesiastical establish- BLACK, PROFESSOR, in the Edinburgh Medical University;
ment, 61; Mr. Giles explains; the pulpit charged with i. 346.
federalism; the expediency of the judiciary law consid Blackwood's Magazine, i. 290.
ered, 62; Supreme Court; district courts; circuit courts, Bladensburg, Md. ii. 439.
68; the effect of placing judges of the Supreme Court in BLAND, FRANCES, wife of John Randolph, ii. 155.
circuit courts, 64; circuit court described; character of BLAND, THEODORIC, notice of, ii, 155.
inconvenience felt from division in opinion; BLANDY, Mari, trial of, i. 589.
defects of the former judicial system, 65; the new sys-
BLANNERHASSETT, Wirt's description of, ii. 467.
tem an improvement; jurisdiction; compensation ; BLANNERHASSETT'S ISLAND, I. 174; ii. 467.
judges of the Supreme Court, 66; state of the circuit BLEECKER, MR., of New York, ii. 267, 276.
courts considered ; jurisdiction of the district courts; BLOUNT, WILLIAM, the case of, il. 53, 147; expulsion ot, 148;
objections to the late establishment, answered, 67 ; ex Kentucky memorial, 148.
pense of the federal judiciary; paucity of causes in fede- BLOUNT, ME., resolutions of concerning tho Britislı treaty, i.
ral courts, 68; changes in the nation of France ; Brissot, 104, 111.
Robespierre, Tallien and Barras ; Bonaparte, 69; “ Has BOERHAAVE H. De, his opinion of the poor, i. 347.
the legislature a right by law to remove a judge ? " 69; BOLLMAN AND SWARTWOUT, case of, il. 463.
judges to hold their offices through good behavior; Bolton's History of Westchester County, New York, 1. 458.
further remarks, 70; tenure of office, 70; ordinance of BONAPARTE, JOSEPI, his claim to the crown of Spain, ii. 341.
1787; answer to Mr. Thompson; statute of William III., BONAPARTE, the jailer of, i. 526; “ the nation of France,"
72; court of “piepoudre;" the constitution predicated 11. 69, 856; his opinions of protection, 314.
upon the integrity of man, 73; parties in the House at BOND, DR, of Philadelphia, i. 308, 346.
the time of the passage of the judiciary act, 78; Mr.
see "Fort Wilson."
Read of 8. C., Mr. Green of R. I., 74; election of Mr.
Boston evacuated by the British, 1. 557; banks of, ii. 570.
Jefferson, his conduct reviewed, 75; power of Congress
Boston Centinel, il. 249.
to establish courts; judges have their offices for one
Boston Chronicle, quotation from, 1. 60.
term, 76; district judges of Kentucky and Tennessee ; Boston Gazette, i. 274.
power of the government limited, 77; the judicial act Boston Massacre, account of, i. 60; Joseph Warren's oration
of 1789, 79; judges should be independent of political on, 60; John Hancock's oration on, 227; John Adams'
defence of the soldiers of the, 235; Robert Treat Paine's
Speech on the repeal of the embargo, 1809; the reso argument in the case of the, 247; notice of, ii. 448;
lution of Mr. Giles; motion to amend Mr. Giles" plan Minot's oration on the, i. 551; Josiah Quincy, Jr., de-
considered, 80; orders in council and imperial decrees; fence of the soldiers of the, i. 336.
England and France; war with England, the object of Boston Port Bill, James Wilson's resolution against the;
the resolution, 81; means to secure peace neglected,
offered in Convention of Pennsylvania, January, 1775,
81; differences between the nations considered; the rule i. 71; meeting in New York relative to the, 152; the
of 1756; constructive blockade, 82; impressment of sea "meeting in the fields” at New York, in reference to
men on board American ships, 83; Mr. Fox, 85; attack the; Alexander Hamilton's speech on, 184; notice of, 238.
of tho Leopard upon the Chesapeake, 86; further remarks; Boston Transcript, Sigma's sketches in the, ii. 288.
the purpose of the embargo, 87; opposition in the East- Botta, CIABLES, his history of the American Revolution,
ern States, 83; correspondence between Mr. Canning il. 452; his reports of the speeches of R. H. Lee and John
and Mr. Pinkney; considered, 89: benefits not to be gain Dickinson, 452.
ed by non-intercourse and embargo, 90; further remarks Boudinot, Elias, parentage and education of; studies law
upon the speech of Mr. Giles, 91 ; the army and navy; with Richard Stockton; marries; death of his wife; his
extract from Mr. Bayard's speech of 12th of February, political course; appointed commissary-general of prison-
1810, 91 ; notices of, 1. 120 ; ii. 22, 261.
ers; delegate to the Continental Congress; elected pres-
BAYARD, Joun, notice of, ii. 52.
ident of Congress; Federal Constitution; re-elected to
BAYARD PIERRE DU TELRAIL, Chevalier sans peur et sans Congress, 1. 262; appointed director of the Mint; retire-
reproche, il. 52.
ment; New Jersey College; Board of Foreign Missions ;
BECK, Paul, see "Fort Wilson."
American Bible Society; elected president of; donation
BECKFORD, Mrs., in the trial of J. F. Knapp, ii. 404.
to the Society; his death; literary tastes and produc-
Beef and Pork, sent from the United States to the British tions, 263; his life of William Tennent, 269.
West Indies, 1773; and from England, 1780; exported Oration before the Cincinnati ; great men raised up
from Ireland seven years prior to 1777, 1. 101.
for great events; obligations of mankind to patriots;
BEEKMAN, Henry, i. 350.
Warren and Montgomery, 264; equality and rights of
Beith in Ayrshire, i. 290.
men; universal brotherhood; self-government, 265;
Belgic Confederacy, i. 866.
Americans, “the hope of human nature;” the “highest
BELL, WILLIAM, letter to the commandant of Fort Hawkins, officers the first servants of the people;" origin of the
September 1817, il. 276.
Society of the Cincinnati, 266, 267; equality ; capability;
Belsham's Memoirs of the reign of George III. 1. 275. rights of women; Columbus and Isabella, 268; dedica-
Bennington, battle of, ii. 357, 364.
tion to General Washington, 269; speech on Non-Inter-
BENTON, Thomas H., estimate of the character and services course with Great Britain ; reasons for his vote; Mr.
of William B. Giles, by, il. 190; sketch of the character Clark's motion; Mr. Smith, of Maryland; his services;
of Robert T. Hayne, li. 556, 557; notice of, 871.
prisoners at Algiers ; constitutionality of Mr. Clark's
BE ADMIRAL II. 86.
motion, 270; America in 1776; non-importation agree-
BERKELEY, SIR WILLIAM, 1. 40.
ment; Mississippi and the Lakes, 271; patron of Alex.
Berlin, ministers to, i. 511, 518.
ander Hamilton, i. 183.
Borodoin College, ii. 579.
Speech on the judiciary bill, 1825, 11. 822 ; provisions
BowDOIN, JAMES, elected Governor of Massachusetts, 1. 226. of the bill; objections to be removed, 823; present system
BBACKENRIDGE, H. H., ancestry and birth of; early educa considered, 824; number of the judges ; further remarks
tion; teaches school; an incident, i. 356; enters college ; 825; equalization of judicial representation, 826; politi-
college life, 356; poem on the “ Rising Glory of Amer cal representation to be secured by the system, $26;
Ica;" writes the drama entitled “ Bunker's Hill;" edits equalization of a knowledge of State laws, 827; judges
the United States Magazine; anecdote of his editorship; are to learn by travel, 828; increase of the Supreme
strictures on General Charles Lee; serves as a chaplain Court, 829; the system of 1801, 830; the future of the
in the American army, 856; his rhetorical productions; judiciary, 831.
commences the study of law; settles at Pittsburg; BURGOYNE, Joux, John Witherspoon's speech on the con
commences political life, 356; the "Whiskey Insurrec vention with, i, 298.
tion;" publishes “Modern Chivalry;" appointed Judge Bunker Hill Monument, address of Daniel Webster at the
of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania; his wit and elo laying of the corner stone of, ii. 362.
quence; Jeffrey's opinion of his conversational powers; BURKE, EDMUND, in Parliament, ii. 247, 481.
estimate of his character, 857; biographical notice of, by Burns, Thomas, il. 227.
his son, 357.
BURR, Aaron, candidate for President of the United States,
Eulogium on “the brave men who have fallen in the ii. 75; as Vice President; confidence in, 150; his career,
contest with Great Britain," 1779, 358; patriots, their 151; doposition of Commodore Truxton and Mr. MeBae,
reward, 358; the cause of liberty; state of the country in the trial of, 152; speech of Edmund Randolph in tho
during the revolution, 359.
trial of, i. 174; the conspiracy of; participation of John
BRACKEN BIDGE, H. M., recollections of places and persons in Smith is considered, ii. 147; Wirt's speech in the trial of
the west, I. 356.
BRADDOCK, GENERAL, defeat of, 1. 40, 251.
BURRIL, JAMES, of Rhode Island, ii. 129.
Braintree, Mass., Congregational Church in, ii., 247. Byfield Academy, ii. 38.
Brandycine, battle of, ii. 8.
BYLES, MATHER, I. 321.
Bray, Captain, testimony in Knapp's trial, ii. 416.
Breos, GEORGE Ansox, il 96.
BRECKENRIDGE, MR., 1. 477.
BRISSOT, “the nation of France," ii. 69.
British evacuate Boston, i. 557.
British America, a summary view of the rights of, by
Thomas Jefferson, ii. 450.
CABOT, GEORGE, sketch of the life of, 1.558; st Philadelphis, 3.
British Government a mixed one, compared with the CÆSAR compared with Washington, i. 554.
United States, i. 112.
CALDWELL, DR. CHARLES, estimate of the oratory of Fisher
British Parliament pass an act to raise a revenue on glass, Ames, i. 92.
paper, &c., 1. 3.
CALDWELL, JAMES, i. 60; ii. 471.
British Spy, see William Wirt.
CALDWELL, JOnx, ii, 471.
British Treaty, speech of Fisher Ames on the, i. 104; | CALDWELI, MARTHA, ii. 471.
Blount's resolution on, 106; James Madison's speech on CALAOUN, JAMES, II. 471.
the, 144; opposed by De Witt Clinton, 565; discussion CALHOUN, JOHN CALDWELL, birth; ancestry; character of
in the Virginis legislature relative to, ii. 9; remarks of his parents ; early instruction at home; ii. 472; enter
James Hillhouse on the, 140; Gallatin's speech on the, Yale College; his brilliant success; commences the study
139; Mr. Nicholas' remarks on the, 140; Wm. B. Giles' of law; his practice; election to Congress ; result of his
speech on the, 190; Edward Livingston opposes it; his first speech; appointed Secretary of War by President
reasons, 218; essays under the signature of Camillus, Monroe; his able administration, 472; elected Vico
il. 84; meeting at New York relative to the, 84.
President; resignation; election to United States Senate;
BURKF, Robert, attorney-general of Virginia, ii. 259.
appointed Secretary of State, by President Tyler; death;
Brooks, John, GENERAL, in the Massachusetts Insurrection, tributes to his character, 473; notices of, 852, 383
i. 557; notice of, il. 864.
Speech on the increase of the army, 1911; report of
Broron University, Tristam Burgess at, ii. 319, 320; notice the Committee of Foreign Relations; means nothing but
war or empty menace, ii. 470; war nerer should be no
Broronstown, battle of, ii. 271.
sorted to, but when justifiable and necessary; justifiablo
BUCKMINSTER, JOSEPH STEVENS, li. 357.
if it should ensue, 475; further remarks in reply to John
Bunker Hill, Webster's Address at, 1825, ii. 362, 369; battle Randolph ; defenceless state of the country, 476; expen-
of, il. 365.
sos of the war considered, 476; constitution not calcula
BUCHANAN, MR., see Knapp's Trial.
ted for a war, 477; non-importation act; the love of
BURGOYNE, JOAN, GENELAL, approaching Albany, i. 154; France, and hatred of England; balance of pover, 479.
convention with; Witherspoon's speech on the, 296; Speech on a bill proposing to set apart and pledge, as
letter from, to General Gates, 299; resolutions of Con a permanent fund for the construction of roads and
gress relative to, 301.
canals, the bonus of the National Bank, and the United
BURGESS, TRISTAM, ancestry and birth; early education; States' share of its dividends; the importance of roads
whaling voyago; studies medicine; enters Brown Uni and canals, ii. 479; higher considerations why Congress
versity; studies law; his practice, ii. 319; his eloquence; should take charge of the subject, 480; power of raising
elected to the Congress, 319; appointed chief justice of revenue depends on them, 480; extent of country; the
Rhode Island; occupies chair of oratory and belles-lettres, constitutional question, 481; communication from Mains
Brown University ; re-election to Congress; argument to Louisiana, the first great object; further remarks,
on claim of Marigny D'Auterive; reply to John Ran 482.
dolph, ií. 320; contributions to periodical publications; Speech on the revenue collection bill; the conduct of
occasional orations; return to private life; his death, South Carolina; imports for protection unconstitutional;
822; speech on removal of Washington's remains, 832, 334. statement of Luther Martin, li. 453; power of the Su.