y.--H. C. France, Benjamin Dyer and George W. Booker.
King George.--William T. Smith, Dr. Richard H. Stuart and Abram B. Hooe.
King William.--Josiah Burruss, J. Hill King and Edward Hill.
King & Queen.--James M. Jeffries, Richard H. Bagby and William B. Davis.
Louisa.--Wellington Gordon, John Hunter and Dr. William S. Fowler.
Lunenburg.--John Orgain, jr., Colin Stokes and Frederick Lester.
Logan.--Colonel Isaac Morgan, John Justice and G. Dingess.
Morgan.--Thomas L. Clark, John Barney and A. L. Michael.
Madison.--Robert A. Banks, William A. Hill and Joshua Miller.
Mathews.--Walter G. Lane, Thomas M. Hunley and John H. Blake.
Meeklenburg.--Tucker Carrington, Alfred Boyd and John B. Northington.
Mereer.--Syms Thompson, Davis Calfee and William Houchins.
Middlesex.--Andrew B. Evans, Dr. George L. Nicholson and Philip T. Woodward.
Montgomery.--William R. Perfater, Thomas D. Childress and David G. Thomas.
Nelson.--Joseph H. Shelton, Thomas M. Dickinson, Mile
ed on the 26th of November, 1792, which led to another debate displaying the same seeds of the "irrepressible conflict." In January and November, 1797, the same subject came up again with similar debates.
On the 21st of January, 1805, Mr. Logan, of Pennsylvania, presented a similar memorial of the Quakers, with the additional prayer that Congress may adopt effectual measures to prevent the introduction of slavery into the territories of the United States.
On the 12th of February, 1827, Mr. Barney, of Maryland, presented a memorial of certain citizens of Baltimore praying that all children thereafter born of parents held in slavery in the District of Columbia shall be free at a certain age. Mr. Dorsey, of Maryland, conceived the memorial breathed the general spirit of emancipation, and though its request began with the District, its ulterior purpose went much farther.
On the 12th of December, 1831, Mr. J. Q. Adams presented fifteen petitions, from numerous inhabitants of Pennsylvan