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Independent Reflector, account of the, 1. 83.
1775, 43; his opinion of the “ Address to the inhabitants
Internal Improvement, system of; originated with James of Great Britain," 152; trial of Harry Croswell, for a
Monroe, il. 158; Henry Clay's speech on, 1824, 286; Mr. libel on, 204; death of, i. 235; tribute to, by T. A.
McDuffie's speech on, 382; John Caldwell Calhoun's Emmet, i. 536; ii. 41, 218, 309, 312, 345, 360, 436, 442; his
speech on, 479.
first election to the Presidency described, 53; his ad.
Ireland, the condition of, in 1791, 99; 1. 625; Letter from ministration, 75; his opinion of John Q. Adams, 248;
Congress to the people of, 153; History of, by T. A. tribute to, by Henry Clay, 266; William Wirt's discourso
on the life and character of, 433; the character of, by Wil-
Irishmen, Societies of United, i. 526.
liam Wirt, 449; “ resistance to tyrants is obedience to
IRVING, WASHINGTON, his Life of Washington, i. 251.
God;" a summary view of the rights of British Amer-
ica, by, 450; his Notes on Virginia, 454; as Vice-Presi-
dent; his adm...istration, 456; his house at Monticello,
458; protest for the Virginia Legislaturo prepared by
JACKMAN, trial of, " for the Goodridge robbery," il. 401.
him, 576; letter to William B. Giles, on Consolidation,
JACKSON, GEN. ANDREW, i. 126; ii. 262, 274, 836, 581; at
the battle of New Orleans, 219.
JEFFERSON AND ADAMS, Wirt's Discourse on the Lives and
JACKSON, MR., i. 443, 476.
Characters of, ii. 443, 460.
Jackson, Fort, treaty of, 1814, ii. 274; compared with that
JONES, Sir Williax, furnishes the motto for the allianco
of Ghent, 275.
medal, i. 3.
Jacksonburgh, 8. C., Legislature meets at, i. 809.
JONES, SAMUEL, I. 565..
JAMES THE SECOND compared with George the Third, i. 58. JOHNSON, SAMUEL, D. D., President of King's College, New
JAQUITH, Miss.-See Knapp's trial.
York, i. 151.
JAY, AUGUSTUS, i. 151.
JOHNSON, THOMAS, i. 286.
JAY, JOnn, ancestry and birth of; education and tutor;
Johnson, Sir WILLIAM, 1. 428.
enters King's College; college life; intimacy with Pres-
Joxson, Bex, i. 163.
ident Johnson; graduates and commences the study of
Judiciary, Uriah Tracy's speech on the, 1802, i. 442; speech
law with Benjamin Kissam; enters on practice, i. 151;
of Gouverneur Morris on the, 1502, i. 457; William B.
partnership with R. R. Livingston; marries; Boston
Giles, speech on the, ii. 205.
Port Bill; minutes of the committee appointed to con-
Judioiary Act, Mr. Bayard's speech on the, ii. 55; Tristam
sider the Boston Port Bill; appointed to the Continent-
Burges' speech on, 320, 322.
al Congress; "address to the inhabitants of Great Brit- Judiciary Committee, Sergeant S. Prentiss, chairman of, ii.
ain;" the " Committee of Observation;" the “Commit 581.
tee of Association;" letter to the Lord Mayor and | Jurisprudence, improvements in, ii. 429.
Magistrates of London; elected to the second Con-
gress; battle of Lexington; Congress raises militia ;
rules and regulations of the American army adopt-
ed; General Sullivan proposed by Mr. Jay, 152 ; let- KEITI, MARY, mother of Chief Justice Marshall, ii. 7.
ters to the inhabitants of Canada and Ireland; ap KENNEDY, J. P., his life of William Wirt, 1. 490, ii. 441, 443.
pointed colonel of the New York militia ; singular inter. KENT, JAMES, Chancellor, his opinion of James Hillhouse's
view with a French officer; elected to the colonial Con propositions to amend the Federal Constitution, ii. 146.
gress of New York; Declaration of Independence; ap Kentucky, powers of the district judges of, under the old
pointed on a secret committee to obstruct the Hudson establishment, ii. 77; Colonization Society of, Henry
river: visits Connecticut. 153: Constitution of the State Clay's address before, 262.
of New York; appointed chief justice, and member of | KILEN, WILLIAM, Chancellor of Delaware, i. 278.
the Council of Safety; charge to the grand jury; Bur Killala, Ireland, French troops land at, i. 526.
goyne's campaign, 154; delegato to Congress on a KING, SIR PETER, account of, i. 7.
special occasion ; electud President of Congress; ap KING, Richard, ii. 33.
pointed minister to Spain; arrival at Madrid ; difficulty KING, Rufus, ancestry and birth of; Byfield Academy; enters
in negotiating loans; treaty of peace, 156; arrives at Harvard College; his career; his early powers of oratory;
New York; receives the freedom of the city; re-elected the study of law and admission to the bar, ii. 83; ac-
to Congress ; secretary of Foreign Affairs; "the Federa companies General Sullivan to Rhode Island; success
list;" member of the Federal Conventi. New York; at the bar; his first cause ; elected to the Massachusetts
appointed Chief Justice of the United Staies Supreme Legislature; speech on commercial regulations, 1784;
Court; letter from President Washington; treaty with chosen to the Continental Congress; slavery restriction,
Great Britain; letter to President Washington; Jay's 83; Federal Constitution; Massachusetts Convention;
life and writings quoted, 157; opposition to his treaty; labors in the difficulties in the adoption of the constitu-
anecdote of the King of England; Hamilton's "Camil tion, 84; removes to New York; elected to Congress;
lus;" Fisher Ames' speech; elected Governor of New
advocates the British Treaty; essays under the title of
York; declines a re-election; nominated for the Chief “ Camillus"; eligibility of Albert Gallatin; his speech
Justiceship of the Supreme Court; retirement from in opposition to the right of taking his seat, 34; appoint-
public life, and death; William Sullivan's estimate of ed minister to Great Britain; his great personal in-
his character; letter to Richard Hatfield, quoted, 158; fluence abroad, 85; removal to Long Island; re-elected to
Address to the people of Great Britain, 159; speech of the United States Senate; the War of 1812; his position;
Fisher Ames on the Treaty of, 104; list of the papers speech on the destruction of Washington; nominated
contributed to the Federalist, by, 126; notices of, i. 43, for governor; defeated; again elected to the Senate;
120, 286, 565.
the public lands and navigation system; appointed
JAY, PIERRE, I. 151.
minister to Great Britain ; ill health and death, 35; at
JEFFERSON, THOMAS, I. 6, 92, 126, 100, 158, 286, 850, 429, 489, Philadelphia, ii. 9; New York Convention, 1812, 658,
557; appointed to fill the place of R. H. Lee, in Congress, notice of, 270.
Speech on the Navigation Act; agriculture; manufac- | LECHLER, JOHx, execution of, ii. 297.
tures and commerce the true source of the wealth of | LEE, ARTHUR, I. 275; biographical sketch of, 42.
nations, 35; assistance to be derived from navigation; LEE, CHARLES, 1. 50; Brackenridge's strictures on, i. 856.
the value and importance of national shipping and sea- LEE, GENERAL, Patrick Henry's encomium on, i. 14.
men; the Colonial system; navigators of the sixteenth LEE, HENRY, ii. 555; birth and parentage; college life, and
and seventeenth centuries; Navigation Act of England, graduation; enters the Virginia line, and joins the Amer.
of the seventeenth century; its object, 36; commercial ican army, 1777; account of one of his earliest military
aggrandizement of England; the commercial system of exploits, i. 447; bravery at the battle of Germantown;
the United States; tonnage and seamen of the United promotion ; attack on Paulus Hook ; appointed Lieg-
States before the revolution, 87: loss in freights: the
tenant-colonel commandant; his memoirs of the War in
importance of an efficient navy, 88; timber and lumber the Southern Department; retires to private life; elected
trade, 39; reciprocity; Jay's treaty; Mr. Pitt's bill ; poli to the Legislature of Virginis, and to Congress; member
cy of the treaty of peace, 1783, 40; account of the peace; of the Federal Convention; elected governor; the
negotiations with England, after the revolution, 42; bill " Whiskey Insurrection," 448; elected to Congress;
before the Senate not unfriendly to England; the charac selected to pronounce an oration in memory of Presi-
ter of England; Americans and Englishmen; the fisher dent Washington; injured in a political riot at Balti-
les, 43 ; speech on the Missouri bill; powers of Congress, more; visit to the West Indies ; death; his literary
respecting the territory and property of the United productions, 449; eulogy on Washington, 449; defeat
States; Missouri; admission of new States, 44; slavery of Braddock; Washington at Trenton, Morristown
in the old thirteen States; slave trade; the Confederation; Brandywine, and Monmouth; Gates and Greene, 450;
the ratification of, 44; influence of the small States upon the administration of Washington; the pacification
the large ones; the ordinance of 1787; Louisiana; the of the Indians; neutrality, 451 ; " First in war, first in
population of in 1804; State rights, 46; the term “prop peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen," 452
erty," 47; introduction of slaves not imputable to the LEE, RICHARD, I. 40.
present generation; equalization of taxes; dispute be LEE, RICHARD HENRY, ancestry of; birth and education, i. 40;
tween England and the Colonies, considered; slave death of his father, 40; takes command of a volunteer
representation, 48; property in slaves; equal rights a company; tenders his services to General Braddock,
vital principle in a free government; slavery impairs 40; appointed a justice of the peace; made President of
industry, 49; the consequence of the exclusion of slavery the court, 41; elocted to the House of Burgesses; Då
from Missouri; condition of slaves in the United States, tural diffidence ; speech in opposition to the importation
of slaves, 41; joins the “Republican" party; opposition
King William School, at Annapolis, Md., il. 93.
to, and exposure of Robinson ; supports Patrick Henry's
KIRKLAND, Dr., his sketch of the life of Fisher Ames, i. 92; 1 Stamp Act resolutions, 41; letter to John Dickinson, in
his sketch of the life of George Cabot, 558.
reference to the declaratory act, 41; a member of the
KISSAM, BENJAMIN, i. 151.
Congress of 1774, 42, 449; notices of, 159, 850; denies the
KNAPP, JOHN F., trial of, for the murder of Joseph White; right of England to bind the Colonies, 42; commands
Daniel Webster's argument in, ii. 399.
the Virginia militia, i. 48; advocates the payment of
KNAPP, JOSEPH J., arrested for the murder of Joseph White, debts due England; the establishment of a paper cur-
rency and taxation for the support of the clergy, 43;
KNAPP, N. P.-See Knapp's trial.
prepares the address of the colonies to Great Britain ;
KNAPP, SAMUEL H.-See Knapp's trial.
elected to Congress, 1784; death of in 1794; compared
KNAPP, SAMUEL L., his address on the deaths of Adams and with Patrick Henry, 43; preface to the Farmer's letters,
Jefferson, ii. 446.
274; speech attributed to, by Botta, ii. 452.
Knickerbocker Magazine, sketches of the American bar, ii. Leeward Islands, a hurricane at, i. 183,
LEIGHTON, MR., testimony in the trial of J. F. Knapp, il
KNIGHT, FRANKLIN, his fac simile of General Washington's 406.
accounts, i. 254.
LEIPER, THOMAS. See "Fort Wilson."
Knox, Dr., Alexander Hamilton's tutor, i. 183.
LENNOX, MAJOR. See "Fort Wilson."
Knox, ELIZABETH, daughter of John Knox, i. 290.
Leopard, attack of the, on the Chesapeake, ii. S6.
KNOX, John, Mary Queen of Scots' opirisa of the prayers Letters to Dudley, John Randolph's, ii. 155.
of, i. 290.
LEVERETT, JOIN, i. 7.
Kuux, ADAM, DR., i. 846.
Løwis, Capt., of the - Miranda Expedition," i. 582.
Lexington, Battle of, i. 152; ii. 319, 365.
Lexington, Kentucky, ii. 259; Henry Clay's speech at, June
6, 1842, 260.
LACTANTIUS, quoted, i. 265.
Liberty, Patrick Henry's remarks on, i. 15.
LAFAYETTE, GENERAL, il. 581; at the battle of Monmouth, * Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and insepara
i. 185; John Q. Adams' oration on the life and character ble," ii. 399.
of, ii. 257; Henry Clay's address to, 1824, 317.
" Liberty Song," the, i. 275.
LAKE, GENERAL, at Vinegar Hill, i. 526.
LINCOLN, LEVI, ii. 237.
LANSDOWN, MARQUIS OF, commercial treaty of, i. 99. LINN, Mr., of New Jersey, at Jefferson's election, il. 75.
LA PLACE, the astronomer, ii. 430.
LINNEN, WILLIAM, assassinates Dr. David Ramsay, i. 810
Las Casas, his life of Napoleon, ii. 814.
Lisbon, minister to, i. 511.
Latin Prosody, the rudiments of, by James Otis, i. 2. LISTON, MR., British Minister, i. 431.
LAURENCE, THOMAS.-See “Fort Wilson."
Literature, the dangers which beset, ii. 433.
LAURENS, HENRY, I. 302; il. 184; in England ; President of
Congress, resignation of, i. 156; in the Tower of London,
LIVINGSTON, BROCKHOLST, judge, i. 429.
LIVINGSTON, EDWARD, il. 75; birth and education; destruo
Laro, the study of, by James Otis, i. 7.
tion of Esopus; removal to Hurley; graduates at
Princeton College; law studies, il. 218; commences account of attempt to seize him; scurrilous titles and
practice; New York Federal Convention; election to epithets applied to him by James Rivington, 86; his
Congress; his career; opposes the British treaty, 218; services during the Revolution; his correspondence;
appointed United States Attorney for New York; confidence of Washington in his abilities; elected a
elected Mayor; the yellow fever in New York, 219; re councillor of the American Philosophical Society; re-
moval to New Orleans; the laws of Louisiana; attack tires to private life; writes the " Primitive Whig;" ap-
on New Orleans, 1812; appointed aid to General Jack pointed a delegate to the Federal Convention; Mr.
son; penal code of Louisiana, 219; election to Congress; Madison's opinion of his influence ; patron of Alex-
speech in the Senate on Mr. Foot's resolution ; appoint ander Hamilton, i. 183; Governor of New Jersey;
ed Secretary of State and minister to France; his last his death, 87; speech to the New Jersey Legislature,
illness and death, 220.
Speech on the Alien Bill; provisions of the, consid- LIVINGSTONE, JOHN, i. 82.
ered, 220; at war with the fundamental principles of LLOYD, DE. JAMES, 1. 57.
Government; constitutional objections to, 222 ; conse- LLOYD, EDWARD, Gov. of Maryland, ii. 185.
quences of its operation, 223; a system of espionage, Loan Bill, 1814, William Gaston's speech on the, il. 585.
Loan Office Certificates, John Witherspoon's speech on, i.
Argument against capital punishment, 225; is the 803.
punishment of death in any civilized society necessary ? LOOKE, JOHN, 1. 7.
Egypt, Rome, Tuscany, and Russia, proofs to the con London, Address to the Lord Mayor and Magistrates of, i.
trary, 226; punishment of the knout, anecdote of, 227; 152.
capital punishment demoralizing and heart-hardening, Long Island, N. Y., Battle of, 1. 293 ; Rufus King's residence
227; the execution of John Lechler, 227; case of the on, ii. 35.
Irish forger, 228; Bentham's Theory of rewards and LORING, MR., his “Boston Orators," i. 559.
punishments, 230; advantages of capital punishment LORING, MR.-See Knapp's trial.
considered, 231 ; Dr. Franklin's opinion of, 238; fero- Louisiana, the aborigines of; an extract from David Ram-
cious character impressed on the people, 234; D'Agues. say's oration on the cession of, i. 818; the purchase of;
seau quoted, 235; Cicero quoted, 286.
John Randolph's remarks on, il. 156; convention with
LIVINGSTON, GILBERT, Hamilton's opposition to his amend France respecting, ii. 844; the cession of to the United
ment of the Federal Constitution, i. 195.
States; the population of in 1804, 46; laws of reformed
Livingston Manor, Clermont, New York, ii. 218.
by Edward Livingston, 219; penal code of, 219; the ad-
LIVINGSTON, PHILIP, i. 82.
mission of, 515.
LIVINGSTON, ROBERT, account of him, i. 82.
Louis XIV. in the Netherlands, ii. 850.
LIVINGSTON, R. R., father of the Chancellor, i. 350.
LOUIS XVI., anecdote of the daughter of, i. 501.
LIVINGSTOX, R. R., Chancellor, i. 48, 159, 296, 841; ancestry of; LOVELL, JAMES, i. 60.
birth and education; college life and graduation; studies LOVELL, MASTER JOnx, biographical sketch of, i. 224, 319,
law; partnership with John Jay, i. 152; appointed Record L 410.
er of New York; hostile to the crown officers; ejected from LOWE, SIR HUDSON, the jailer of Napoleon, i. 526.
office; elected to Congress; the Declaration of Inde- LOWELL, Johx, i. 410, 557.
pendence, 350; Secretary of Foreign Affairs; appointed LOWELL, JUDGE, I. 410.
Chancellor of New York; Federal Convention; admin. | LOWXDES, WILLIAM, ii. 882.
isters the oath of office to Washington; appointed LOWRIE, MR., of Pa., ii. 122.
minister to France; Louisiana treaty; Robert Fulton; "Lucius Junius Brutus."-See Fisher Ames.
steam navigation; return from France; his literary and Lyon, MB., of Vermont, ii. 78.
scientific character; his death, 851; Dr. John W. Fran-
cis' sketch of, 351; oration before the Cincinnati, 352;
the Purse and the Sword, 355.
LIVINGSTOX, WILLIAM, I. 152, 256; birth and parentage of;
graduates at Yale College ; studies law; contributes an MACKINTOSH, SIR JAMES, at Edinburgh, i. 525.
essay on the study of law, to the New York Post Boy, MACLAY, MR., resolution of, concerning the British treaty,
under the signature of Tyro Philolegis, i. 82; difficulty 1794, i. 144.
with his law teacher; marries and settles at New York; | MADISON, JAMES, Bishop, ii. 8.
publishes the poem, Philosophic Solitude: admitted | MADISON, JAMES, birth and early education; graduates at
to practise; assists William Smith in the publication of Princeton, New Jersey; ill health; advocates religious
the Digest of the Colonial Laws; commenced the publi. and civil liberty; defence of the Baptists; commences
cation of the Independent Reflector; it is denounced his political career; chosen to the Virginia legislature,
by the pulpit, and is discontinued; aids in the estab 1. 9; appointed a councillor; takes his seat in the Con-
lishment of the New York Society Library; writes tinental Congress; reform of the federal system; dele-
the essays entitled the Watch Tower, 88; literary pro gate to Annapolis, 1786; member of the Federal Con-
ductions; " The Sentinel;" "A New Sermon to an Old vention; his services and reports of the debates, 1. 125;
Text;" letter to the Bishop of Llandaff on the estab. a member of the Virginia Convention; his oratory;
Itshment of an episcopate in America; “ A Soliloquy," “The Federalist;” list of the numbers contributed by
84; elected president of the Moot; retires to New Jer him; congressional career; elected to the Virginia legisla.
Bey; elected to the Continental Congress; takes com ture; opposes the Alien and Sedition laws; appointed Scc-
mand of the Now Jersey militia; elected Governor; retary of State; elected President of the United States;
acquires the name of “Dr. Flint;" contributes to the war with Great Britain; treaty of Ghent; success of his
New Jersey Gasette, under the signature of Horten administration; his death; tribute to his memory by
sius; essays on the “Conquest of America," 85; con John Quincy Adams, i. 126; Fisher Ames' speech on
tributes to the United States Magazine; acquires the the resolutions of, 1794, 92; estimate of the services
hatred of the British; attempts to make him prisoner; 1 of Gouverneur Morris in the Federal Convention, 455;
his opinion of James Hillhouse's proposition to amendi regulated, idolized; reply to Mr. Henry, 10; taxation,
the Federal Constitution, ii. 146; his report of, 1799, 11; reference to Governor Randolph's remarks; govern-
ii. 575; notices of, i. 558, 565, ii. 54, 239, 249, 261, 812, ment should have that power in peace necessary in war;
confederation, 12; objects of taxation, 13; peuple's affec-
Speech on the Federal Constitution; replies to Patrick tions the best support of government, 14; ad vocates
Henry, i. 127: Rhode Island; exclusive legislation; the adoption; equal taxes, 15; judicial system-its benefits,
militia, 128; the army, 129; raligion free and unshackled; 16; erroneous principle on which objections are founded;
amendments, 130; taxation; senators and representa examination of them; cognizance, 16; State courts;
tives, 131; taxes ; Amphictyonic League resembled our protection from infringements on the Constitution;
confederation; the Achæan League; the Germanic sys appeals; disputes between States and the citizens of
tem without energy, 182; Swiss, Holland, unstable, other States, 17; contracts; trial by jury, 18; challeng.
produce anarchy; weakness; merit of the war not at ing jurors ; Lord Fairfax's title, 19; bill of rights merely
tributable to the confederation ; object of the con recommendatory, 20.
federacy, 133, 134: a change necessary, 184; taxation-
Speech in the Robbins case, 20; the case of Thomas
is it necessary ? 185; how far practicable, 137; how far Nash, alias Jonathan Robbins, stated ; jurisdiction of a
it may be safe, as well with the public liberty at large
nation over its members : jurisdiction of nations over
as to the State legislatures, 189; with respect to econ offenves committed at sea; principle of the American
omy; powers of general government compared with government, 21; pirates and piracy, 22; reply to Mr.
that of the States; requisitions unfriendly to currency, Nicholas, 28; treason, 24; executive and judicial deci.
140; concurrent collection of taxes, 141; uniformity of sion, cases for, 26; consular connection with France, 26;
taxes; a navy a security against insults; prospects of case of the ship William, 27; trial of crimes by jury;
population in twenty-five years, 142; Holland not a re power of the president, 29; independent of judicial aid,
public; the Mississippi ; its navigation, 143; carrying 80; impressed seamen, 81; his opinion of James Hill.
and non-importing States, 144.
house's proposition to amend the Federal Constitution,
Speech on the British treaty, i. 189; treaty of 1783, ii. 145.
144; wostern posts; negroes carried off during the war; MARSHALL, THOMAS, father of John Marshall, ii. 7.
compensation for, 145; navigation of the Mississippi, MARTIN, FRANCIS XAVIER, ii. 584.
146; " free ships make free goods;” merchandise not MARTIN, LUTHER, birth and parentage; childhood and early
contraband; Jefferson's letter to Mr. Pinckney, 1793, education ; graduates at Princeton; teaches school;
147, 148; sequestration of British property prohibited; law studies; enters upon the practice of law at Wil-
evils of the treaty; non-exhibition of sea papers; West liamsburg, Virginia; his cotemporaries and associates;
India trade, 148; nation may prohibit all trade between his success, i. 871; early political life; his writings;
a colony and a foreign country, 149; consequence of re appointed attorney-general of Maryland; the Federal
fusing to carry the treaty into effect, 150.
Constitution; defence of Judge Chase; notices of, 489,
Madison's Resolutions, operations of, on different nations, ii. 468, 453; President Jefferson; trial of Aaron Burr;
i. 100; Fisher Ames' speech on, i. 92.
appointed judge; district attorneyship; ill health and
MALBONE, GODFREY, Il. 835.
death, i. 372; estimate of his character and oratory, 372.
MALLORY, DANIEL, his life and speeches of Henry Clay, Remarks on the proceedings of the Federal Conven.
tion; diversity of powers among the members from the
"Marcellus," John Q. Adams's essays, ll. 249.
several States; the object of Virginia and the large
MARCI, C. W., reminiscences of Congress by, ii. 858.
States, 373; propositions originally submitted to the con-
Marion, GENERAL, tribute to, i. 122.
vention, 874; acceded to by a majority; position of
MARSH, JOSEPH, tutor of Josiah Quincy, Jr., I. 831.
Washington, 375; parties in the convention, 376; tho
MARSHALL, JOHN, ii. 859, 580; birth of; early education; dif Jersey resolutions; suffrage; the rights of individuals,
ficulties between Great Britain and the American colo 877; representation, 379; checks; Adams, 882; the
nies; relinquishes his studies and enters the service, ii, 7; Senate; State governments to be annihilated, 383; seat
chosen lieutenant, and marches against Lord Dunmore, of government, 884; representation and direct taxation,
7; account of the action at Great Bridgo; appointed 884; slaves--the number of freemen and, 385; eligibil-
first lieutenant in the Continental army; promoted to ity of senators and representatives, 856; the veto power;
a captaincy; battles of Germantown, Brandywine, and powers of Congress to collect a revenue, 887; loans, 888;
Monmouth; winter at Valley Forge; acts as deputy the army; militia, 891; slave trade; position of Georgis
judge advocate; Generals Washington and Hamilton; and South Carolina, 890; navigation act; slavery a nation-
enters the College of William and Mary ; law studies; al crime, 891; suspension of the habeas corpus act, in
returns to the army; Arnold's invasion; commences cases of rebellion; state ports; currency, 892; States
the practice of law; elected to the legislature and the prohibited from laying imposts, 898; the election of
executive council; marriage, and settlement at Rich president-his powers and term of office, 393; vice-pres-
mond; services in the legislature, 8; the Virginia Fede. ident; president-when to be impeached, 894; the
ral Convention; election to the State legislature; return Supreme Court, 895; jury trials; treason defined, 896;
to practice ; Jay's treaty ; visits Philadelphia; meets erection of States within States, 397; religious tests;
the celebrated men of the north; his opinion of them; 1 ratification of the constitution, 398.
appointed attorney-general of the United States, but Maryland, the position of, respecting the Federal Constitu.
declines ; appointed minister to France-declines; the tions, i. 80; Huguenots settled in, ii. 52.
commission to France; visits the Continent; return to Maryland Gazette, ii. 35.
the United States; elected to Congress; his speeches ; | Daryland Federal Convention, il. 93.
appointed Secretary of War and State ; appointed to the MARY, QUEEN OF Scots, opinion of the prayers of Jobin
Supreme Court, 9; his judicial career; his death; Knox, 1. 290.
Justice Story's sketch of his life delivered before the Mason, GEORGE, 1. 83, 126, 173.
Buffolk Bar, at Boston, 10.
Massachusetts, House of Representatives of; their answer
Speech on the Federal Constitution; democracy, well to Governor Eustis's Message, 1823, ii. 569; measures
adopted in, to embarrass the financial operations of Mohawks, treaty with the Dutch, i. 468.
government, 570; Daniel Webster's tribute to, 389. MONK, CHRISTOPHER, I. 229.
Massachusetts Bay, vindication of the conduct of the House Monmouth, battle of, ii. 8, 864.
of Representatives of, i. 3; John Adams's opinion of, 8; Monongahela, battle of, i. 251.
galleries of the House of Representatives of, opened, 3. MONROE, JAMES, il249, 268, 541; recalled from France, 9;
Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society, Minot's address be advocates the right of Albert Gallatin to a seat in the
fore the, i. 552; John Q. Adams's address before the, i. United States Senate, 84; on impressment of seamen,
Massachusetts, Federal Convention of, i. 226, 359, 551; Ru- | MONTGOMERY, GENERAL, I. 330, 559.
fas King in the, ii. 84.
MONTGOMERY, HUGH, ii. 319.
Massachusetts Gazette, contributions of John Adams to the, Monticello, the home of Jefferson, ii. 458.
MOODY, SAMUEL ii. 33.
Massachusetts Historical Society, i. 412, 551, 552.
MOORE, ---, Gen., ii. 366.
“ Massachusetts Insurrection," i. 551; Minot's history of; MOORE, HANNAI, ii. 428.
compared with the Catiline conspiracy of Sallust, 551. "Moral Treason," ii. 535.
Massachusetts Temperance Society, organized; its first MORGAN, DR. WILLIAM, I. 846.
president, ii. 289.
MORLAND, Joxx, i. 273.
MATHER, COTTON, i. 319.
MORRILL, Mr., of New Hampshire il. 122, 126.
MATTHEWS, the case of, if, 849.
Morrisania, N. Y., origin of, i. 453.
MAYHEW, JONATHAN, ii. 446.
MORRIS, GOUVERNEUR, ancestry of, i. 453; education; placed
M'CLENACHEN, BLAIR.--See "Fort Wilson."
with M. Tetar at New Rochelle; graduates at King's
MADUFFIE, GEORGE, speech of, on Internal Improvement, College; oration on “ Wit and Beauty;" studies lav
with William Smith; oration on "Love;" the love of
McGowan, Mr.-See trial of R. M. Goodwin.
Liberty; opposes the emission of bills of credit by the
McKEAN, THOMAS, i. 296.
State, 454; commences the practice of law; his elo-
McKenney's Indian Biography, i. 426.
quence; elected to the Provincial Congress of New
MCLANE, Louis, his remarks on the Missouri question, il. 508. York; delegated to the General Congress; appointed
MCLEAN, ALLEN.-See "Fort Wilson."
on a committee to visit Valley Forge; correspondence
MCWILLIAMS.-See trial of R. M, Goodwin,
with General Washington; removes to Philadelphia;
Medical Inquiries and Observations, by Dr. Benjamin contributions to the Pennsylvania Packet over the sig-
Rush, i. 347.
nature of "An American;" injured by being thrown
Medicine, improvements in, ii. 429.
from his carriage; amputation of his left leg; anecdote
MERCER, HUGH, General, i. 559.
of the operation; appointed assistant to Robert Morris;
MEREDITH, WILLIAM M., his eulogium on John Sergeant, ii. death of his mother; member of the Federal Conven-
tion; estimate of his services, by Mr. Madison, 455;
MIFFLIN, JOIN T.-See "Fort Wilson."
visits France; incident of his sojourn recorded by H. T.
MIFFLIN, THOMAS, at the Whiskey Insurrection in Penn- | Tuckerman ; appointed "private agent" to England;
sylvania, i. 449.
Minister to France; return to America; elected to the
Mills, — - Sce "Fort Wilson."
United States Senate ; his speeches ; his marriage;
Ministers, Foreign, the utility of, i. 507, 516.
retirement and death; account of his last hours; his
MINOT, GEORGE, father of George R. Minot; notice of, i. 551. literary productions, 456; at the New York convention,
MIXOT, GEORGE RICHARDS, ancestry of; birth and early 1812, 558; notices of, ii. 27, 846.
education, i. 551; graduates at Harvard University; his Speech on the Judiciary, 1802; the dignity of the
oratory ; studies law with William Tudor; Fisher Senate; the people the most dangerous enemy to them-
Ames; appointed clerk of the Massachusetts House of selves; the constitution, 457; the judicial power, 458;
Representatives; writes the history of the Massachu the Judiciary Act defective, 459; government, a sys-
setts Insurrection, 551; oration on the Boston massacro; tem of salutary checks, 460; salaries; coinage, 461; the
appointed Secretary of the Massachusetts Federal Con future of the United States, 462; constitutionality of
vention; elected judge; incident of his judicial life, the courts, 463; reply to Mr. Mason of Virginia, 464;
051; the portrait painter; Mr. Sharpless ; writes the situation of the country, 465.
History of Massachusetts; the Historical Society; the Discourse before the New York Historical Socioty,
Charitable Fire Society ; death of Washington ; Mr. 466; sketch of the history of New York from 1763 to
Minot's last effort; his death; eulogy on Washington, 1783; its geographical position, 466; early settlement;
the Dutch ; treaty of Westphalia, 467; Mohawk treaty;
MIRANDA, GENERAL, account of, i. 529.
Fort Orange; Duke of York; Cromwell; Charles II. ;
" Miranda's Expedition," i. 528.
Edict of Nantes; Governor Hunter, 468; the ancestry
MIRICK, Mr.--See Knapp's trial.
of the “New Yorkers,” 469; the Indians, 470; the
Mississippi River, navigation of, 1. 25, 29, 169, 257, 185; spirit of 1776, 471; “Man an imitative animal;" the
Gouverneur Morris's speech on the, 475; Dewitt Clin practice of law, 472; population of New York compared
ton's speech on, 567; John Randolph's remarks on, ii. with other States, 478.
Speech on the navigation of the Mississippi; resolutions
Mississippi Repudiation, il. 582.
of Mr. Ross, 475; his object is peace; the horrors of war;
Missouri, slaves in, in 1804, ii. 46; the effect of the exclu. national honor to be preserved; reply to Mr. Jackson,
sion of slavery from, 50; compromise, il. 556.
476; reply to Mr. Clinton, Breckenridge, and Wright;
Missouri Question, Otis's speech on the, i. 559; Rufus King's Island of Orleans, and Florida; their consequence to
speeches on the, ii. 44; speech of William Pinkney on the United States; the treaty of Luneville, 477 ; duty
the, il, 114; further notice, 336, 507, 556; John Sergeant's of the States, 478; position of Napoleon; consequence
speech on, 508.
of the possession of Florida by France, 479; effect upon
MITCHELL, DR. SAMUEL L., at Edinburgh, 1. 525.
the several States, 480; effect upon other nations, 481 ;