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separate, 178; has not the Constitution settled this question ? 178; in the act of March 4, 1862, 178; the resolution is revolutionary and destructive, 179; I would keep out traitors, not keep out States, 179; the country is alarmed, the people are anxious, 179; why these new measures ? 179; who introduced this cause of dissension ? 179; if we choose to admit or refuse to admit Senators on this floor, what has the House of Representatives to do about it? 180; this body is independent of the House, 180; a division between what are called the Radicals and the Conservatives, 180; if our Radical friends do not want to get run over, they had better get off the track, 180; this is to overcome the letter of the Constitution by a resolution of both Houses, 181; nothing said about the right of each House in the resolution, 181; the question of admission is always in the bands of a majority, 181; we owe it to ourselves that this matter shall be properly investigated, 181; resolution adopted, 162.

In the IIouse, a resolution relative to the continued contumacy in the Southern States, 182.

Resolution for amending the Constitution relative to the power of Congress to make laws affording protection to persons and property, 182; resolutions relative to the power of Congress for the protection of emancipated slaves, freedmen, etc., 182,

Joint resolution for amending the Constitution reported by the committee on reconstruction, 182.

A bill to provide for restoring the States lately in insurrection to their full political rights, 183.

A bill declaring certain persons ineligible to oflice under the Government of the United States, 183.

In the House, the joint resolution for amending the Constitution considered, 183; magnitude of the task imposed on the committee, 183; would not refuse to do what was possible, 188; the proposition is not all that the committee desired, 184; the great labor of the committee, 184; provisions of the proposed amendment, 184; first section prohibits the States from abridging the privileges of citizens of the United States, 184; tho second section fixes the basis of representation, 185; the third section prohibits rebels from voting for members of Congress and electors of President until 1870, 185; motion to recommit, 185; inauspicious time to propose to amend the Constitution, 186; regret we have not found the situation of affairs and the virtue of the country such that we might come out on the plain, unanswerable proposition that every adult intelligent citizen shall enjoy the right of suffrage, 186; joint resolution passed, 186.

In the Senate, joint resolution of the committee considered, 186; the resolution is the result of an investigation into the social condition of the Southern States, 186 ; great object of the first section is to restrain the power of the States, 187; it abolishes all class legislation in the States, and does away with the injustice of subjecting one class of persons to a code not applicable to another, 187; the second section does not recognize the authority of the United States over the question of suffrage in the several States, 187; the three-fifths principle has ceased with the destruction of slavery, 188; numbers, not property, is the theory of the Constitution, 188; tho third section cannot be of any practical

benefit, 188; amendment moved, 189; other amend• ments moved, 189; amendments considered, 190; all

persons are citizens proposed, 190 ; moved to except Indians, 190; moved to except Chinese, 190; modifications, 191 ; adopted, 191; manner of the appointment of this committee, 192; who has won ? 192; what are the facts of the business ? 192; an examination of the caucus

measure, 192; this thing cannot succeed, 193; the fourth section provides that the public debt skall remain irviolate, 194; the fifth declares the debts contracted in aid of secession illegal, and prohibits their payment, 194; amendments adopted, 194; the resolution as amended, 194; concurred in by the House, 195.

Resolution requesting the President to transmit to Governors the joint resolution to amend the Constitution, 190; reply of the President, 195; reply of the Secretary of State, 195.

In the Senate, a bill to protect all persons in their civil rights and to vindicate the same, 196; the most important measure that has been under consideration, 196; its purpose to carry into effect the Constitutional Amendment, 196; the first section makes all persons of African descent citizens, 196; the basis of the whole bill

, 196; one of the most dangerous measures ever introduced to the Senate, 197, does the adoption of the amendment give Congress any such authority ? 197; was it ever pretended that the Constitution conferred this power! 197; not a particle of constitutional warrant for the first seetion, 198; what is the meaning of the amendment 138; views entertained by the members of the committee reporting the amendment, 198; foresaw emancipation would encounter vehement opposition in the share States, 198; it is eaid the emancipation simply relietes the elave from the obligation to render service to the master, 198; called upon to abandon the poor crestere we have emancipated, 199; havo the advocates of this amendment any such improper parpose 199; no warrant in the Constitution for such legislation as this 199; this bill is a wasp with the sting in its tail, 200; its prorisions, 200; what are the objects sought to be accotaplished by the bill ? 200 ; we fear the emancipated siste will not have their rights, 200 ; I want this Congress to say that in conferring these civil rights they do not mean to confer the right to vote, 200; bill passed, 901.

In the House, a bill to protect all persons in their eiri rights, 201 ; following the Constitution, 201; if all ou citizens were of one race and color, we should be relieved of our difficulties, 201; this bill proposes to give to Coagress more dangerous powers than any other bill, 201; 1> way in which these men can be protected except by the action of Congress, 202 ; this bill the proper retneds, 202; the sole objects of this bill to secure to that class of persons the fundamental rights of citizenship, 282; the power to pass it is derived from the second section of the late amendment to the Constitution, 202; a most is sidious and dangerous measure, 202; bill recommitted 208; reported back and passed, 203.

In the Senate, question of concurrence with the Horse considered, 203; veto of the President, 203 ; consideration of the veto, 203 ; provisions of the bill not unjust, 203; its features, 203 ; explanations, 204 ; bill passed over the veto, 204.

In the House, the Civil Rights bill passed over the President's veto, 204.

In the Senate, the bill to enlarge the powers of the Freedmen's Bureau considered, 205; a practical measr for the benefit of the freedmen, 205; some determined to sacrifics the Union and the Constitution unless they can achiere the right of suffrage for the negro, 20; not necessary to call in the aid of the black man to the government of this country, 205; this was not a part of the verdict of the war, 206; nature and provisions of this bill, 206; claimed under the second section of the amendment that Congress may do any thing necessary in its judgment to secure to the negro all civil rights that are secured to white persons, 206;

not intended to make the bureau a permanent institution, 207; object to bring

the attention of Congress to something practical, 207; it
carries with it a police power objectionable in the States,
207; the dangerous powers intrusted to this bureau, 207;
a magnificent bill for a Presidential election, 207; ex-
penses of the bill, 207 ; land, provisions, medicines fur-
nished to the negroes, 208; bill intended to meet an
inevitable result of the war, 208; there may have been
some cases during the war when the provisions of the
Constitution were violated, perhaps necessarily, 209;
whether we call it a war power or some other power, the
power must necessarily exist, 209; the foundation of the
bill, 209; we must meet it under some power, 210; ob-
jections to the bill, 210; bill passed, 210.

In the House, a substitute for the Senate bill passed,
210. In the Senate, reported back from the committee,
211; the Senate's bill with a few exceptions, 211; report
concurred in and bill passed in Senate, 211; veto of the
President, 211; considered in the Senate, 211; bill failed
to pass, 211.

In the House, a new bill introduced and passed, 211.

In the Senate, the bill considered and amendments
adopted, 211 ; limitation of number of officers and their
pay proposed, 211; approved and bill passed, 212.

In the House the amendments of the Senate not con-
curred in, 212; conference committee appointed in each
House, 212; report of committée concurred in by the
Senate, 212; report in the House explained, 212; details
of the amendments, 212; report concurred in by the
House, 213; veto of the President, 213 ; bill repassed by
the House, 214; ditto by the Senate, 214.

In the House, a bill relative to the responsibility of
oficers considered, 215; object to relieve all persons
acting under military authority from responsibility
when sued for acts done, 215; an order from a military
officer a defence, 215; State courts have held an order
from the President to bo necessary, 215; character of
the evidence, 215; removal of the action, 215; similar
provision in the Force bill of 1833, 215; other features
of the bill, 215; bill wholly in the interest of one of the
litigant parties, 216; the plaintiff may have just canse of
action, 216; contrary to the fundamental provisions of
the Government, 216; legalizes as proof what is un-
known to the laws, 217; bill passed, 217.

In the Senate, amendment moved to the bill, 217;
there are limits beyond which it is not only unsafe but
unwise to go, 217; act of 1863, 218; a precedent for this
class of legislation, 218; the term “ martial law," 218;
object of this bill, 218; the bill only simple justice,
219; amendment lost, 219; moved to strike out,
219; your act proposes to punish in damages for
an honest judicial opinion, 219, he utters words
in defiance of the authority of the United States,
219; this transfer of causes not contemplated in tho
Constitution, 219; extraordinary provisions of this bill,
220; are State judges to be punished for an error of
judgment ? 220 ; cases in which State courts have refused
to transfer, 220; many cases, 220; how did it happen
there was any precedent for this thing! 221; the
section contains a sound principle, 221; is thero
any thing in this statute contrary to the Constitution?
222; motion lost, bill passed, 222; House non-concurs,
222 ; conference committees appointed, 222 ; bill passed,

In the House, credentials of persons from Tennessee
presented, 223; a question of order, 223; reference to
Committee of Fifteen moved, 223; withdrawn, 223;
joint resolution to restore Tennesses offered, 223; two
reasons against it, 229; Tennessee is as republican as
Massachusetts, 223; resolution passed, 224; resolution
amended in the Senate, 224 ; agreed to by the House,

224; resolution passed, 224; message of the President
approving the same, 224; members sworn in, 225.

In the Senate, a report on the protest of members of
the New Jersey Legislature, 225; the report, 226;
amendment moved to the resolution that John P. Stock-
ton is entitled to his seat by inserting the word " not "
moved, 227; a majority was necessary to constitute a
valid election, 227; the Legislature of New Jersey might
say a plurality should elect, 227; Senators are to be cho-
sen by the Legislature, not by legislators, 228; nothing
but the Constitution of the United States can bind the
Legislature, 228; the State constitution defines what
the Legislature shall consist of, 228; the Constitution of
the United States does not pretend to say how a Legis-
lature shall be organized, 228; vote of Mr. Morrill, 228;
vote of Mr. Stockton, 228; explanations, 229; motion
to amend the journal by striking out the vote of Stock-
toa, 229; by the principles of natural and parliamentary
law no man could be a judge in his own case, 229; not a
bona fide examination of the right of the New Jersey
Senator to his seat, 230; amendment withdrawn, motion
to reconsider the vote on Stockton's right to his seat,
230; reasons for this right, 230; vote taken and vacancy
declared, 231.

In the Senate, a bill to regulate the time and manner
of holding elections for Senators in Congress, 281; fea-
tures of the bill, 231; passed in both IIouses, 231.

In the Senate, a bill for the admission of Colorado con-
sidered, 231; a protest, 231; three distinct objections to
the admission, 282; irregularity of the proceedings,
small population, no enabling act, 232; constitution pot
republican, 232; amendment offered, 232; right of no-
groes to vote, belongs to the States, 232; question of
population, 233; the word "white" in the constitution
is a great reason why she should not be admitted, 234;
bill rejected, 234; reconsideration moved, 284; bill
passed, 285; passed in the House, 235; veto of the
President, 235.

Anniversary of President Lincoln's death observed by
both Houses, 236; introduction of the orator of the day,

In the Senate, a resolution relative to the attempted
assassination of the Emperor of Russia, 237; amend-
ment moved, 237; lost, 238; resolution passed in both
Houses, 238.

In the House, a resolutior offered that the Freedmen's
Bureau is unnecessary and unconstitutional, and that
measures be taken to repeal all acts relative thereto, 238;
not received, 238.

In the House a committee to investigate riots at
Memphis resolved upon, 238.

In the House, a resolution relative to levying contri-
butions on the Southern States to defray the expenses of
the war offered, 239; passed, 239; do. to support the
President, 289.

In the House, resolutions relative to Jefferson Davis
offered, 239; do. in the Senate, 240; do in the House,
240; passed, 240.

In the Senate, a resolution that no person receive com-
pensation as a public officer before confirmation by the
Senate, where such confirmation is required, 240; how
is this constitutional ? 240.

The power of the President to remove from office a
controverted point from the foundation of the Govern-
ment, 241; the laws have not been uniform, 241; law of
1863, 241; the control of the revenues of the country is
not in the hands of the President, 241; in one sense
Congress has a right to refuse to pay salaries, 241; two
ways to get rid of the President, 242; the consequences
of this precedent in future, 242; the prop-sition is very

simple, 242 ;-why attach these propositions to appropri- Cook, BURTON C.-Representative from Illinois, 124; on the
ation biils ? 242; the debate of 1789, 248; the power of Civil Rights Bill, 202; on the bill to relieve officers, 215,
removals, how exercised heretofore, 243.

Corea.-Dependency of China, 258; area, 258; population,
Amendment modified, 243; the question is, whether 258; murder of missionaries, 258; religion Enppressed,
under the Constitution the President has the power to 258; French expedition against the peninsula, 953; st-
remove officers without the consent of the Senate, 243; tacks, 258; successes, 258; advance of the Corean army,
no member of the Congress of 1789 ever suggested that 250 ; reported repulse of the French, 259; capture of an
the President could be compelled to keep around him American schooner by pirates, 259.
any Cabinet officer whom he desired to displace, 244; Costa Rica.-See Central America.
what would be the condition of the country without the Cotton.--Product in the United States, 259; receipts at the
power of removal ? 244; conduct of the President, 244; various seaports and exports in 1866, 259 ; average an-
we have no right to require the President, in case of re nual increase during a series of years, 209; comparative
movals, to give his reasons, 244 ; payment to appointees prices at New Orleans, 260; the tax on cotton, 200; its
during recess might be deferred, 245; this proposition is effects, 260; culture of cotton in foreign countries, 26;
whether a hundred millions of money shall be placed in computed real value of the imports of cotton into Great
• the hands of the President and always kept there, 245; Britain in ten months, 260; exports of cotton from Great
the power of removals has been the settled doctrine since Britain, 261; memorial of New York Chamber of Com-
1789, 245 ; a change in the construction of the Constitu merce on cotton tax, 261.
tion not to be sanctioned, 245; amendment adopted, 246; COTTON, GEORGE EDWARD LYNCH.—Birth, 261; parsnits

bill passed, 246; vote reconsidered, 246; scope and mean 261; death, 261.
ing of the amendment, 246; class of cases which it is de COWAN, EDGAR.-Senator from Pennsylvania, 124; presents
signed to reach, 246; if we believe the President has not credentials of Senators from Mississippi, 198; offers rest-
the legal and constitutional power of removal, why not lution calling for information on condition of the South,
say so? 246; if the design is to deprive the President of 131; on reconstruction committee, 137; on the exte.
the power of removal, why not say so ? 247; what is the sion of Southern members, 177; on the Civil Rights till,
real purpose and object of this amendment? 247; a differ 198; on the Freedmen's Bureau bill, 207; on the bill ta
ence between the President and Congress, 247; neither protect officers, 221.
shows a disposition to yield, 247; the amendment will CRAIK, GEORGE LILLIE-Birth, 261 ; writings, 262; delt,
prevent the President from making changes in office for 262.
political causes, 248; the whole thing is founded in a Crete.See Candia.
mistaken lack of faith in the people, 248; no reliance CUMMING, ROUALEYN GEORGE GORDON.-Birth, 262; airea.
can be placed now on the experience of former days, tures, 262; death, 262.
248; the people anxious to have the Union restored, CUMMINGS, JEREMIAH W.-Birth, 262; career, 262; desth,
218; the Union masses stand firmly with Congress, 249; 262.
this power of the President denied in the army and CUMMINS, MARIA S.-Birth, 262; writings, 289; death,
navy, 249; Congress may authorize the President to ap CURTIS, Major-General SAMUEL R.-Birth, 262; military -
point and remove inferior officers without the advice reer, 263; death, 263.
and consent of the Senate, 250; we ought to meet at the CUTLER, Major-General LYSANDER.—Birth, 203; carter, 13;
outset every effort to attach these political problems to death, 263.
an appropriation bill, 250; in the case provided for by
this amendment there is no denial of the power of re-
moval, but a denial of the right of the officer to receive
his money, 250; effect of the amendment, 250; the Davis, EMERSON.—Birth, 263; pursuits, 263; death, 2%
amendment does not accomplish the purpose it has in DAVIS, GARRET.-Senator from Kentucky, 194; on the Freel
view, 251; motion to reconsider agreed to, 251; amend men's Bureau, 210; on Stockton's right to a seat, 22.
ment rejected, 252.

DAYIS, JEFFERSON.-Resolation in Congress relatire to,
In the House, a rezolution relative to the elective fran 240; resolutions in Florida, 325; his case before the Se
chise in the Territories, 252 ; referred, 252 ; close of the preme Court, 018 ; proceedings, 515, 514; case in 2
session, 252.

sissippi, 522.
CONKLING, Roscoe.—Representative from New York, 124; DAVIS, THOMAS T.-Representative from New York, 1N;

offers a resolution on reconstruction, 145; on represent offers a resolution, 145.
ation and taxation, 146.

DELANO, COLUMBUS.--Representative from Obio, 194; Hoel
Connecticut–The political canvass in 1866, 252; candidates, nates J. II. C. Bonté for chaplain, 129.

252; Democratic Convention, 252; proceedings, 252; DE LA RUE, THOMAS.—Birth, 263 ; pursuits, 263; death, *
meeting of the Republican Convention, 253; resolutions Delaware,—The choice of officers of government, 264; total
relative to President Johnson, 258 ; effect of the veto of votes, 264; resolutions adopted by the Legislatare re's
the Freedmen's Bureau bill, 253; rumors of the sym tive to the bill granting safrage to the negroes in the
pathy of the President with the Democrats, 253; com District of Columbia, 264; State debt, 264; views of the
munication from citizens of the State, 253; delegations Governor on local affairs, 264; do. on the amendment te
to the President, 253, 254; the President's views, 254; the Federal Constitution, 264 ; action of the Cited
correspondence between the Ilartford postmaster and States District Court in the discharge of prisoners in
President Johnson, 254; closeness of the contest, 254; Fort Delaware, 264.
veto of the Civil Rights bill, 254; result of the election, Denmark.-Government, 264; area, 964; population ;
255; total vote, 255; meeting of the Legislature, 255; religious divisions of the inhabitants, 265; army, 283:
address of the Governor, 255; acts of the Legislature, navy, 265; revision of the Constitution, 265; restoratica
256; State debt, 256; school fund, 256; donations to of Schleswig, 265.
Yale College, 256; banks, 256; Stato charities, 257; Ad- DEWEY, CHARLES A.–Birth, 265; career, 265; death,
jutant-General's report, 257; vital statistics, 257; tobacco Dick, WILLIAM.-Birth, 266; pursuits, 266; death, 186
crop, 257.

DICKINSON, DANIEL S.-Birth, 206; political career, 18
CONOLLY, JOIN.-Birth, 257; pursuits, 257; death, 257.

death, 267.

Diplomatic Correspondence and Foreign Relations.-Let- ELIOT, THOMAS D.-Representative from Massachusetts, 124;

ter of Mr. Seward defining the position of the United on report of Conference Committee, 212.
States in reference to wars waged by foreign powers ELY, ALFRED.-Birth, 283; pursuits, 283; death, 283.
against American governments, 267; correspondence ESTERHAZY, PAUL ANTOINE.—Birth, 233; career, 288; death,
with the French Government relative to Mexico, 268; 283.
protest against the embarkation of Austrian troops for Europe.--Area, 253; population, 283; Andora, 283; San
Mexico, 263; Mr. Seward to Mr. Motley, 268; Mr. Mot Marino, 283; Monaco, 283; the Germanic Confederation,
ley to the Austrian Government, 268; statement of the 288; treaty between Austria and Italy, 284; insurrection
French minister on the withdrawal of troops, 268; a in Spain, 284; Turkey, 234; Hungary, 284; conflict be-
conversation between the American and French minis tween the progressives and conservatives, 284.
ters, 26s; further statements, 268; proclamation of Presi- Evans, ROBERT WILSON.—-Birth, 285; pursuits, 255; death,
dent Johnson, 263; Mr. Bigelow to Mr. Seward, 269; 285.
instructions to Mr. Campbell, minister to Mexico, with
General Sherman, 269; Mr. Bigelow to Mr. Seward rela-
tive to the withdrawal of troops, 270; protest of Mr.
Seward, 270; efforts of General Santa Anna, 270; report FAIEHOLT, FREDERICK WILLIAM.—Birth, 285; writings, 285;
of Mr. Seward on the proceedings against Fenians, 270 ; death, 285.
letter to Sir Frederick Bruce, 270.

FARINI, CARLO LUIGI.-Birth, 285; career, 285; death, 286.
Disinfectants.- Meaning of the term, 271; divided into two FARNSWORTI, JOHN F.--Representative from Illinois, 124;

classes, 271; influence of air, 271; summary of impor nominates L. C. Matlock for chaplain, 129 ; offers reso-
tant disinfectants, oxidizing and reducing, 271; names, lutions on government, 131.
271; classes of deoxidizing, 272; acids, 272; carbolic Fenian Brotherhood.—Dissensions in the brotherhood, 286;
and cresylic acids and their combinations, 272; com the O'Mabony faction first in the field, 286; expedition
mercial creosote, 273; value of carbolic acid, 273; quick from Eastport, Maine, 286; results, 286; arrival of head
lime and charcoal, 274; Phonis disinfectant, 274; works, centre Stephens, 286; his issue with the Roberts party,

286; military movements of the latter, 286; General
DIXON, JAMES.-Senator from Connecticnt, 124; offers a Sweeny in command, 286; movement on Canada, 287;

proviso, 189; on exclusion of Southern members, 168. seizure of arms, 287; invasion, 287; skirmishing, 287;
DOOLITTLE, JAMES K.-Senator from Wisconsin, 124; on the arrival of Generals Grant and Meade on the frontier,

reconstruction committee, 134-138 ; offers an amend 287; capture of Fenians, 287; parolled, 287; destinations
ment on apportionment of representation, 149; on the of the men, 287; proclamation of General Burns, 287;
exclusion of Southern members, 180–190; on admission concentration of Fenians in Vermont, 288; arrests, 288;
of Colorado, 234.

another invasion anticipated, 288; Fenian Congress, 288;
Draper, SIMEON.—Birth, 275; pursuits, 275; death, 275. prisoners in Canada, 283.
DUTTON, SAMUEL WILLIAM S.-Birth, 275; pursuits, 275; FESSENDEN, WILLIAM P.-Senator from Maine, 124; on the
death, 275.

reconstruction committee, 136; offers a resolution, 140;
DWIGHT, THEODORE.—Birth, 275; pursuits, 275; death, 275. on resolution relative to representation, 150–154 ; on ex-

clusion of Southern representatives, 155–181; on the
Freedmen's Bureau, 208; on Stockton's right to his

seat, 228; on the President's power to remove office-
Eastern Churches.-What the name includes, 276; negotia holders, 244.

tions between the Greek and Armenian Churches, 276; Finances of the United States.- Errors in the estimates of
head of the Armenian Church, 276; reformatory move the Secretary of the Treasury, 233; estimated and ac-
ments among the Armenians, 276; Nestorians in Persia, tual receipts and expenditures from October 1, 1965, to

June 30, 1866, 289; balance in the Treasury, 289; specie
Ecuador.-Government, 277; area, 277; population, 277; payments urged, 289; action of Congress limiting the

debt, 277; commerce, 277; joins the alliance against reduction of currency, 290; items of the increase and
Spain, 277.

decrease of the public debt during the fiscal year, 290;
EDGAR, JOHN.-Birth, 277; pursuits, 277; death, 277.

rapid progress of liquidation, 290; net decrease of the
EDMUNDS, GEORGE F.-Senator from Vermont, 124; on the public debt from its highest point, 290; reduction of pa-
bill to relieve officers, 217.

per circulation, 291; statement in detail of the indebt-
Egypt.-Government, 277; area, 277; population, 277; cities, edness of the United States, 292; condition of the coun-

277; population of, 278; army, 278; navy, 278; com try as described by the Secretary, 293; the paper circu-
merce, 278; creation of a council of representatives, lation of the country, 298.
278; the electoral regulations, 278; opening of the first Operation of the internal revenue system, 293 ; when
council, 279; address of the viceroy, 279; address of the adopted, 293; taxation on the fruits of capital and indus-
delegates, 279; convention between the viceroy and the try, 298; one of the greatest defects its diffuseness, 293;
Suez Canal Company, 279.

hence duplication of taxes, 298; another defect, the
Electricity.--Paradoxical phenomena in electro-magnetic in equalization or adjustment between it and the tariff,

duction, 279, new and powerful apparatus, 279; thermo 294; steps taken for its revision, 294; report of com-
electricity, 280; electric conductivity of gases under fee missioners, 294; principles assumed, 294; necessary to
ble pressures, 280; passage of the spark of an induction maintain and continue the development of the country
coil through flame, 281; voltaic conduction, 281 ; St. to extinguish the debt, 294; recommendations of com-
Elmo's fire, 281 ; an electrical portable engine, 281; ap missioners, 294; aggregate receipts of internal rev.
plication of electricity to sounding at sea, 282; improved enue in a series of years, 294–296; distilled spirits as
electrotype process, 282; new electric fire alarm, 282; a source of rovenue, 297; variations of the tax, 297;
cheap electric battery, 282; Holtz's electrical machine, tax on cotton, 297; revenue from tobacco, 297; incomo
282; papers on the subject, 283.

tax, 297; receipts from this source, 297; ditto from
ELDRIDGE, CHARLES A. ---Representative from Wisconsin, banks, 297 ; licenses, 297; stamps, 297; receipts from
124; on the Civil Rights bill, 202.

other sources, 298; estimate of aggregate results for the
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year ending June 30, 1867, 298; action of Congress rela- Foot, Solomox.-Birth, 327; career, 827; death, 827.
tive to the internal revenue, 298.

FOSTER, LAFAYETTE S.-Senator from Connecticut, 194
Operation of the tariff system, 299; imports, exports, President pro tem. of the Senate, 124.
and duties for a series of years, 299; reasons for a change France.-Government, 328; area, 828; population, 823; in.
in existing rates, 299; consequences of abnormai and crease, 328; budget, 328; receipts from indirect taxa-
unusual occurrences existing in other departments of tion, 828; army, 828; navy, 829; commerce, 32); speech
social affairs, 299; influence of a paper currency, 299 ; of the emperor to the Legislatura, 829; address in reply,
advance in the prices of leading articles of consumption 830; the German question, 330; speech of the emperor
and rents, 299; advance in the cost of manufacturing, at Auxerre, 330; letter of the emperor on the attitade
299; details of advance in various branches, 299 ; wages, of France during the German-Italian war, 831; Franeo
800; eflect of the increase of prices to cause a decrease asks the cession of a part of the Rhine provinces, 381;
of production and consumption, 300; tabular illustra the emperor accepts the transfer of Venetia, 832; circular
tions, 200; effect on competition in the home and foreign to the diplomatic agents of France regarded as sa abau-
markets, 800; possession of home markets interfered donment of a war policy, 332; abolition of tonnage dues,
with, 300; foreign restricted to a few articles, 300; de 884; treaty with Spain, 334; Algeria, 834; plan for the
crease of exportation in a series of years, 301 ; decline of military organization of the empire, 834; correspondenca
the shipping interest, 301; dividends of some manufac relative to the gold medal presented to Mrs. Lincoln,
turing companies, 302; clamors for an advance in the 835; foreign policy of France in Mexico, $35.
rates of duty, 302; three remedies suggested for the ab- Frankfort.-Ares, 836; taken possession of by Prassia, a
normal condition of the country, 302.

Freedmen.-Amendment to the act establishing the burean,
Measures suggested by the Secretary of the Treasury 336; General Howard commissioner, 836; wages, box
on the condition of the country, 803; suggestions of the determined, 838; a division of claims, 836; transportation
chairman of Ways and Mcans in the lower House of 336; rations issued, 836; recommendation to stop the
Congress, 304; aspect of affairs, 304; public debt in June issue, 886; expenses of managing the freedmen, 837; sd-
and October, 1866; estimates for the fiscal year ending ditional funds necessary, 837; reports of Gens, Fuller.
June 30, 1867, 305; range of prices of Government secu ton and Steedman, 837; injustice to freedmen by officers
rities in 1866, 805; range of prices of some important of the burean, 337; schools, 337; present condition, 882.
railroad shares, 306; coinage of the United States mint
and branches, 306 ; gold and silver of domestic produc-
tion, 306; deposits at the mint, 806; daily highest and
lowest price of gold at New York in 1866, 807; treasure GARFIELD, JAMES A.--Representative from Ohio, 124; ofers
received at New York from California and foreign ports, a resolution relative to slavery in Mexico, 188.

Geographical Explorations and Discoveries in 1866;rg.
FINCE, WILLIAM E.--Representative from Ohio, 124; on the ress of geographical science, 338; facts appertaining te
constitutional amendment, 186.

general geography, 888; distribution of vegetation of the
Fine Arts.-History in the United States, 808; steady prog carth, 838; temperature and gravity of the principal

ress, 308; anction sales in New York of works of art, oceans and seas, 839; Arctic America, 339; United States
308; first public exhibition in 1866, 309 ; Academy of 840; Mexico, 341 ; Central America, 342 ; South Amer
Design, 310; applications for admission, 810; exhibition ica, 343; Peru and Bolivia, 343 ; Brazil, 343; river Paras,
of etchings, 310; exhibition of the Artists’ Fund Society, 344; Rio San Francisco, 345; Buenos Ayres, 815; Chile
810; gallery of art of the Historical Society, 310 ; exhibi 845; Atlantic Ocean and its islands, 346; Great Britain,
tions of single works and groups of works, 311; repre 847; France, 847; Austrian Alps, 848; Persia, 345;
sentation at the Exposition in Paris in 1867, 311; Brady's Siberia, 349 ; Japan, 349; Siam, 349; Africa, $49.
photographic collection of war views, 312; less activity Georgia.--Finances, 350; debt, 350; assets of the State, So;
in other cities, 312; Boston, 312; New Haven, 813; valuation, 350; decrease since 1860, 350; four-fifths
Philadelphia, 813; Cincinnati and other cities, 313; plas the wealth destroyed, 850; university of the State, $50;
tic art, 313; embellishment of the New York Central appropriations of corn for the poor, $50; decresse di
Park, 314; exhibition of statuary, 814; monument to laborers, 350; mortality of the negroes, 851; mained
President Lincoln, 315; other monuments, 815; monu persons, 351; Governor's views of the freedmen, 831; acts
ments to Lincoln and Douglas, 810; art in Great passed by the Legislature relative to, 851; proclamatica
Britain, 317; prices, 817; exhibitions, 818; Royal Acad of the Governor on the restoration of civil rights 351;
cmy, 318; other exhibitions, 318; National Gallery, 819; stay law, 351; digest of the school laws, 852; remarks
mural paintings in the Houses of Parliament, 319; plas of the Governor on the amendment of the Federal Com-
tic art, 320; art in France, 321; art in Germany, 322; stitution, 852 ; reports in the Legislature, 352; is Georgia
Italy, 323.

a State of the Union ? S52; action of tbe Legislators
FITZPATRICK, JOHN BernarD.-Birth, 323; pursuits, 323; on the report, 853; other acts of the Legislature, 554;
death, 823.

resolutions relative to Jefferson Davis, 354; cross 454;
Florida.—Transfer of the civil authority to the Governor charitable institutions, 854.

elect, 823; judges of Supreme Court, 323; school fund, German-Italian War.-Difficulties between Austris and
323; direct tax levied by Congress, 824; memorial of the Prussia, 834; arming of the parties, 835; negotiaticas,
Legislature to Congress, 324; acts of the Legislature rela 356; declaration of war, 356; military strength of Posts
tive to colored persons, 824; resolution relative to the sin, 856, 857; needle gun, 858; military force of Austria,
pardon of Jefferson Davis, 824; act forbidding persons 358; Italian army, 358; force of the minor German
of color to carry fire-arms, 325; question of constitu States, 859: beginning of the war, 359; vecupation of
tionality, 325; remarks of tho Governor on the amend. Saxony, IIesse-Cassel, and Hanover by Prassian troops,
ment to the Federal Constitution, 325; report of a com 359; opening of the Austrian-Italian war, 360; battie de
mittee of the Legislature, 826; State debts, 326 ; mill Custoza, 362; Garibaldi on the frontier of Souther.
tary trial closed by the restoration of civil authority, Tyrol, 360; Italian fleet, 862; war in Bohemis, 349:-
826; announcement by the Governor, 826; the labor vance of the three Prussian armies, 864; battle of 8s
system, 327; immigration, 327.

dowa, 864; losses, 865; war in Northeastern Germany

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