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adopted in, to embarrass the financial operations of Mohawks, treaty with the Dutch, i. 468.
government, 570; Daniel Webster's tribute to, 389. Monk, CHRISTOPHEB, I. 229.
of Representatives of, i. 3; John Adams's opinion of, 8; Monongahela, battle of, i. 251.
galleries of the House of Representatives of, opened, 8. MONROE, JAMES, II. 249, 268, 541; recalled from France, 9;
fore the, i. 552; John Q. Adams's address before the, i. United States Senate, 34; on impressment of seamen,
MONTGOMERY, HUGI, ii. 319.
MOODY, SAMUEL, II. 83.
Moore, --, Gen., ii. 366.
compared with the Catiline conspiracy of Sallust, 551. * Moral Treason," ii. 595.
MORLAND, JOHN, i. 278.
MORRILL, MF., of New Hampshire ii. 122, 126.
Morrisania, N. Y., origin of, i. 453.
MOBRIS, GOUVERNEUR, ancestry of, i. 453; education; placed
with M. Tetar at New Rochelle; graduates at King's
with William Smith; oration on "Love;” the love of
Liberty; opposes the emission of bills of credit by the
State, 454; commences the practice of law; his elo-
quence; elected to the Provincial Congress of New
on a committee to visit Valley Forge; correspondence
with General Washington; removes to Philadelphia;
nature of “ An American;" injured by being thrown
from his carriage; amputation of his left leg; anecdote
of the operation; appointed assistant to Robert Morris ;
tion; estimate of his services, by Mr. Madison, 455;
visits France; incident of his sojourn recorded by H. T.
Minister to France; return to America; elected to the
United States Senate; his speeches ; his marriage;
retirement and death; account of his last hours; his
education, i. 551; graduates at Harvard University ; his Speech on the Judiciary, 1802; the dignity of the
the Dutch ; treaty of Westphalia, 467; Mohawk treaty;
Fort Orange ; Duke of York; Cromwell; Charles II. ;
Edict of Nantes; Governor Hunter, 468; the ancestry
of the “New Yorkers," 469; the Indians, 470; the
Gouverneur Morris's speech on the, 475; Dewitt Clin practice of law, 472; population of New York compared
Speech on the navigation of the Mississippi; resolutions
of Mr. Ross, 475; his object is peace; the horrors of war;
476; reply to Mr. Clinton, Breckenridge, and Wright;
speeches on the, ii. 44; speech of William Pinkney on the United States; the treaty of Luneville, 477; duty
of the possession of Florida by France, 479; effect upon
the several States, 480; effect upon other nations, 481;
the importance of possession to France, 482; M. de la with other States, 478; De Witt Clinton elected mayor
the British treaty, ii. 34; Huguenots settled in, 52; yel-
low fever in, 1808, 219.
New York, American, ii. 220.
ander Hamilton, 185; designs the Bank of North Amer- New York Federal Convention, Hamilton at, i. 560.
Nero York Historical Society, Gouverneur Morris's discourse
before the, 1812, i. 466; James H. Raymond's paper on
Hillhouse's proposition to amend the Federal Constitu-
tion, read before the, ii. 146; collections of, 180; " The
jubilee of the Constitution," an address before the, i.
New York Journal, 1. 454.
New Orleans, battle of, il. 219; New England Society of;
Nicholas, MR., of V.., 1. 503; ii. 23; remarks on the British
NICHOLS, WILLIAM.See “ Fort Wilson."
Non-Intercourse with Great Britain, Elias Boudins:'s
speech on, i. 270.
Norris, Isaac, i. 277.
North America, Bank of.-See Robert Morris.
North Carolina, the position of respecting the Federal
Constitution, i. 33.
North Carolina Convention, extract from the speech of
William Gaston in the, on the “ thirty-second article"
of its dividends, proposed to be set apart as a permanent Noeti, Lord, inauguration of, i. 820; the conciliatory prop-
osition of, ii. 451.
of the death of John Q. Adams, published in, ii. 250.
OGDEN, DAVID, i, 262.
OGLETHORPE, GEN., the failure of, il. 847, 851.
Ohio and Chesapeake Canal, i. 490.
ONIS, Dox, mission of, 845.
OSWALD, Richard, English Commissioner of Peace, 1. 156.
Otis, Harrison GRAY, parentage and birth; education;
course of, in relation to the public lands, ii. 879; peace his practice; serves as an aid to General Brooks in the
succeeds Fisher Ames in Congress; his career; Elect-
sentatives, and President of the Senate ; appointed
ture of, f. 88; outrages of the British in, during the revo- 1912; anecdote of his oratory at; Hartford Convention;
mission to Washington, 558; defence of the convention;
elected to the United States Senate; speech on the
Missouri question; candidate for governor; elected
Taylor; Mr. Otis' death ; eulogy on Hamilton, 659;
Federal Convention; the treasury, 560, 569; the com-
semble at, 152; the Committee of Observation and Com-OTIS, JAMES, date and place of birth, i. 1; studies with
the writs of assistance, 4; hated by the advocates of the PICKERING, ME. — See "Fort Wilson."
resentation, 863; the Senate; the Executive; mode of
gitives, 364; power of the States and the Federal
Government, 865; Helvetic and Belgic confederacies;
money; militia, 867; coercive power wanted; the ada
habeas corpus; trial by jury; freodom of the press and
religious tests; the seat of government, 369.
PINCKNEY, C. C. GEN., I. 46; appointed minister to France;
refused an audience, ii. 9; refusal of the French Diroo
PINCKNEY, Tuomas, i. 48, 150; ii. 344, 346, 851; sketch of the
PINCKNEY, FRANCES, mother of Christopher Gore, 1. 410.
the revolution; commences the study of law with
Judge Chase; his practice; his oratory, ii. 93; elected a
member of the Maryland Federal Convention; chosen
tion to Congress; declines to serve; the Executive
83; sketch of the life of, ii. 248; death of, 899; William commissioner under the seventh article of Jay's treaty;
his opinions; return to the United States; sent on a
mission to England; bis duties, 94; appointed Attorney
General of the United States; the war of 1812; defends
the course of Mr. Madison ; “Publius," 94; the attack
Neriede, 95; election to Congress; speech on the Conven-
tion of 1815; appointed minister to Russia and envoy
to Naples, 96; his mode of life in Russia; his opinion of
Chief Justice Parsons, 97; elected to the Senate; his
professional duties; last illness and death, 98.
Speech in the case of the Neriede; the case consid-
ered, 100; rights of neutrals, 101; Azani's Treatise on
the Maritime Law of Europe, 103; case of the Haase,
stitution, i. 80; puisne judges of rtheir compensation, and Glutton, 104; the Fortuna and Melomasne, 105;
ers, 106; "Free ship, free goods," 107; the character of
the Neriede, 108; “ What are Mr. Pinto's intentions !"
109; case of the Swedish convoy in 1798 examined, 112;
sentatives relative to the seizure of the posts at, ii. ney, 112; Robinson's Admiralty reports, 99, 114.
Speech on the Missouri question ; reply to Rnfus
gress to admit new States considered, 116; danger from
restriction; slavery; enthusiasm; moral, political and
religious, 118; the Union; a State, 119; "No State or
Territory, in order to become a State, can alienate or
& sister State, or foreign nation," 120; relation of the
Morril; compared with the duelist in the Rivals; fur-
ther remarks in answer to Mr. King, 122, abolition of
the slave trade by England considered, 123; fugitive
slaves, 128; the people the source of all power; Federal
Zenobia ; Mrs. Wolstoncraft, 127; migration of slaves zette; “Hyperion," i. 831; opposition of the crown offi.
political writings, 832; ill health ; voyage to South Car.
Charleston; Christopher Gadsden's speech ; returns to
Boston ; observations on the Boston Port Bill; warded
to desist from political writing; bails for England; his
correspondence; letter to Joseph Reed, 883, 834; returns
An appeal under the signature of "Hyperion," 834;
251; history of the first settlement at, 253; incidents of, ism required, 834.
Speech in defence of the soldiers of the Boston mas-
sacre, 336; the soldiers' rights, 336; the citizen and the
soldier, 837, liberty, 838; Farmer's letters, 839; the
spirit of English jurisprudence, 845.
of Louisiana, il. 574.
Raleigh Star, 11. 55.
cine; Dr. Bond, College of Pennsylvania ; Dr. Rush;
from Bowdoin College; accepts a tutorship at Natchez, character, 1. 808; oratory; oration on the fourth of Jo.
ence," 310 ; equality; industry and frugality; home
spun; private economy; the arts and sciences; eda-
cation, 811; eloquence “the child of a free state," 312;
authority of the States; commerce, 813; benefit to Car
olina ; the tobacco trade; cotton and rice; slitting mills;
quences of independence; population, 815; union the
pleasure of God, 817; the aborigines of Louisiana, $18.;
RANDOLPII, EDMUND, I. 48; ii. 378, 462, 465; birth of; joins
his uncle Peyton Randolph; delegated to the Virginis
Convention; appointed Attorney General of Virginia;
clerk of the House of Delegates; practises law; sue-
cess ; elected Governor of Virginia ; Annapolis Con-
vention; Federal Convention; his career in that body;
the Virginia Convention ; appointed Attorney General
of the United States; Secretary of Stato; trial of Aaron
Speech on the Federal Constitution; picture of the
country; case of Josiah Phillips, i. 165; union; peces
sary to Virginia, 166, 167; British debts, 168; navigation
of the Mississippi; bordering States; Rhode Island; p&-
ject of a confederacy, 171; state of the country, 171, 172;
answer to George Mason, 173; speech in the trial of READ, MR. of South Carolina, ii. 74; see William B.
Canandaigua lake; indignation and rebuke of Corn-
tains his chieftainship by working on the superstitions
Cornplanter; his speech; war of 1812; his neutrality;
his father; education and incidents of his early life ; his anecdotes illustrative of his character and eloquence,
ary, Cram, 429.
Carolina Convention; called to amend the State Consti.
Revolution, The American, origin of, 1. 37.
Speech on the tariff, 1521, 169; reply to P. P. Bar- REYNOLDS, Thomas, treachery of, 1. 526.
of, ii. 506; the bonus of the National Bank, and the
Genuine statesman, an extract from a speech on re- ROBESPIEREE, "the nation of France," ii. 69.
in the army, 476; Tristam Burges' reply to, 320, 322. ROBInson, Jonn, his affray with James Otis, i. 4.
Robinson's Admiralty Reporta, quoted, 99, 114
RODGERS, Ann Maria, wife of William Pinkney, ii. 98.
ROGERS, DR. of N York, at Edinburgh, i. 525.