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CONTENTS.

DEBATES IN THE CONGRESS OF THE CONFEDERATION, FROM
NOVEMBER 4, 1782, TO JUNE 21, 1783; AND FROM

FEBRUARY 19 TO APRIL 25, 1787.

Monday, November 4,................1 Motion by Mr. Howell, to defray the ex-
Elias Boudinot chosen president - Let-

pense of temporary corps employed for
ters from Gen. Washington, Mr. Carmi-

the United States — By the same, relative
chael, at St. Ildefonso, and Mr. Laurens,

to the communication of intelligence with
at Nantz.

foreign ministers.
Tt esday, November 5,...............1 Friday, November 22,.

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Resolution authorizing Gen. Washington Motion for the ratification of the exchange
to obtain the exchange of two foreign offi- of Lord Cornwallis for Mr. Laurens
cers, passed without due consideration, Reasons for and against it.
reconsidered — Remarks of Mr. Madison.
Monday, November 25,..

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THURSDAY, November 7,........ 2

Letter from the governor of Rhode Island,
The resolution referred to above repealed containing evidence of intrigues of the
- Motion by Mr. Osgood to fill the va- enemy in Vermont Motion for the rati-
cancy in the Court of Appeals - Opposed

fication of the exchange of Lord Cornwal-
by Mr. Duane on the ground of economy

lis resumed.
- Arguments for and against the motion Tuesday, November 26,......
- Debate on the report of the committee
on the case of Capt. Asgill – Debate on Report from the superintendent of finance,
the question of making a demand on Gen. respecting credits to the states of New
Carleton, to fulfil his engagernent to pur- Hampshire and Massachusetts -- Motion
sue the authors of Capt. Huddy's murder. by Mr. Osgood on the subject — The mat-

ter debated.
FRIDAY, November 8,......

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Second vote on the preceding question

WEDNESDAY, November 27,.......
- Motion by Mr. Rutledge directing retal- The letter from the governor of Rhode
iation for acts of cruelty - Reasons for Island about Vermont considered and de-
and against it - Letter from Gen, Carle- bated.
ton,
THURSDAY, November 28,...

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TUESDAY, November 12,..

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Re nation of Mr. Livingston, secretary
Mr. Jefferson reappointed minister pleni- for foreign affairs — Mr. Jefferson and Mr.
potentiary for negotiating peace - Motion Jay spoken of.
by Mr. Rutledge relative to business in
the departments.
Monday, December 2,..

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THURSDAY, November 14,......

Resignation of the secretary for foreign

affairs.
Proceedings on the report of the commit-
tee relative to Vermont.

TUESDAY, December 3,.......

Resolution relative to Mr. Livingston
WEDNESDAY, November 20,...........5

Report of the committee in the case of
The report on memorials from the legisla- Vermont.
ture of Pennsylvania, to provide for debts
to her own citizens considered - Motion by Wednesday, December 4,.... ..10
Mr. Rutledge for the committee to report Motion respecting Paul Jones Promo-
the best mode of liquidating the domes- tion by districts — Committee to confer
tic debts, and of obtaining a valuation of with a committee of the legislature of
land within the several states — Commit- Pennsylvania, relative to the memorials
tee appointed to report a scheme for a val- from that state- Minutes of the confer.

uation.
Thursday, November 21, .............5 Thursday, December 5,...... .11

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Report on the salaries of foreign ministers Election of judges of appcals - Resolu-

Reasons for and against reduction - tions respecting Vermont considered.

ence.

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