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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1846, by
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York.
WILLIAM VAN NORDEN, PRINTER,
CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
Correspondence, 1–3. - - Meeting of Congress, 3.- Treasury Reports, 4. — Af-
fairs of Western Country, 7.- Correspondence, 8-10.- President's Ques-
tions on Foreign Relations, 10. — Correspondence, 12, 13.- Arrival of X. Y.
Z. Despatches, 13.Message to Congress thereon, 14. - Account of the
Mission, 15. Expulsion of Pinckney and Marshall from France, 37.-
Cabinet Council, 38. Measures of Congress, 39. - Creation of Navy De-
partment, 40. Of Provisional Army, 41. - Correspondence, 42–56. — Fur-
ther Measures, 57.- Washington appointed Lieutenant General, 59. — Opin-
ions on Foreign Affairs, 59.- Abrogation of Treaties with France, 62.-
Financial Measures, 63. — Direct Taxes laid, 66. - Correspondence, 68-73
Adjournment of Congress, 73. - Alien and Sedition Laws, 73. — Defence
Appointment of Officers in Provisional Army, 86. — Difficulties respecting Rank
of Major Generals, 88. Departure of the President for Quincy, 90.- Letter
from Wolcott to the President on Rank of the Generals, 93. — Correspond-
ence, 99-103. Settlement of the Question of Rank, 103.- Fever in Phila-
delphia, 104. Correspondence, 105-122. - Review of Mr. Gerry's negotia-
tions, 122. Departure of Mr. Gerry from Paris, 144.- - Decree of the Di-
rectory respecting Privateers, 145. His return to the United States, 148.—
His Defence of Himself, 148. - His Letter to Talleyrand, 152. - Course of