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ENTERED according to Act of Congress, in the year 1831.

By GRAY & BOWEN, in the Clerk's office of the District Court of Massachusetts.


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UNITED STATES.-Inauguration of General Jackson.-State of Public Affairs.

- Political Principles of President.-New Cabinet.-Removals. Opposition in

Senate.-Post-office Department.- Dissensions in the Cabinet.-Controversy

between the President and Vice President.-Cause and consequence thereof..


Situation of the Country.-Claims upon France; origin of Claims.-Claims

upon Denmark; settlement of.-History of French Claims; negotiations con-

cerning same.-Brazil.–Negotiations with Turkey; Treaty:-Great Britain;

Colonial Controversy; History of Dispute.-Policy of Great Britain ; of United

States.-Law of 1818 ; of 1820.-Negotiation.-British Law of 1822.---Law of

1823.—American Ports opened.-- British Law of 1925.-Colonial Ports closed.-

Negotiations rencwed. --Proceedings in Congress.-Concessions by United

States.-American Ports opened.-Colonial Ports opened.


Treaties between the United States and Cherokees.-Condition of Cherokees.-

Constitution adopted by do.-Policy of Georgia.–Views of Federal Govern-

ment.-Question between the Cherokees and the United States.-Conduct of

Georgia.- Proceedings in Congress.—Bill reported in Senate.-Proceedings in

Senate.-In House.- Passage of Bill.-Character of Bill.


Opinions in South Carolina. Proceedings in Southern States.-Nullification.-

Public Lands ; system of disposing of same.—Pretensions of Indiana and Illi-

nois.-Graduation Bill.--Mr Foot's Resolution ; Debate thereon.-Mr Hayne's

Speech.-Mr Webster's Reply.-Effect of Discussion.-Graduation Bill passes

the Senate.-Laid over in House.-Nullification Party. .


Opening of the First Session of Twentyfirst Congress.-President's Message.-

Retrenchment.-Amendments to Constitution. United States Bank.–Tariff;

Bill to enforce; Policy; Discussion of and Passage.--Bills to reduce Duty on

Salt; on Molasses; on Tea and Coffee.-Tonnage Duties.-Cash Duties.-Mr

Benton's Scheme. – Mr Cambreleng's Navigation Bill.-Discussion concerning

prosperity of Country.


Treasury Report for 1829.- Appropriations for 1830 -Support of Government.-

Discussion on Bill.-Naval Service.—Marine Corps.-Fortifications.-Engineer

Department.—Military Service.—Indian Department.-Massachusetts Claim. 176

Progress of Internal Improvement.--Act of 1824.—Opposition to System.-Cour e

of Discussion.--President's Opinion.Orleans and Buffalo Road Bill.–Survey

Bill ; Discussion concerning same.- -Conditional Approval.--Maysville Ro d

Bill ; Rejected.-Discussion on Message.-Washington Turnpike Bill; Reject-

ed. ---Louisville Canal and Lighthouse Bills; Retained.—Harbor Bill.


MEXICO.-Condition of Country.- Invasion from Havana.—Defeat and Capitula-

tion of lovaders.-Revolution.-Separation of Yucatan.—Abdication of Guerre.

Bustamente chosen.


COLOMBIA.-Mosquera elected President.--Castillo's project of a Constitution.

-Congress convoked on January, 1830.-Attempt to introduce a Monarchy.-

Revolt of Cordova.—Arrival of Bolivar at Bogota.-Resigns his office to Con-

gress.-Message to Congress ; Character of do.-Separation of Venezuela,

Causes of Discontent.-Overthrow of Government.--Negotiations.—Mosquera

chosen by Congress.-Commotions at Bogota.-Constitution accepted.-Sucre

assassinated.-Movements in favor of Bolivar.--Dissolution of the Government.

--Bolivar reassumes the Government.--Bolivar's death.


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