Slavery under the Confederation.
Jefferson's proposal of Restriction
Nathan Dane's do.
As the public burdens were constantly swelled, and the debts of the several States increased, by the magnitude and duration of our Revolutionafurther action on the subject of the government of the western territory, raising a Select Committee thereon, of which Nathan Dane, of Massachusetts, was Chairman.
That committtee reported, July 11, An Ordinance for the government of the Territoriehose territories not having, as yet, been ceded by the States claiming them respectively as their peculiar possessions.
Mr. Dane's ordinance embodies many provisions originally drafted and reported by Mr. Jefferson in 1784, but with some modificatio Nays being required by Mr. Yates, they were taken, with the following result:
Massachusetts Mr. Holton ay, Ay.
Mr. Dane ay,
New York Mr. Smith ay, Ay.
Mr. Haring ay,
Mr. Yates no,
New Jersey Mr. Clarke ay, Ay.
Curtis, Judge B. R., 252; on Dred Scott, 260-3.
Cushing, Caleb, 146; chosen President of the Charleston Convention, 309; resigns the chair, 318; President of the Seceders' Convention, 318; sent to Charleston by Buchanan, 409.
Cuyler, Theodore, speech at the Philadelphia Peace meeting, 365; welcomes President Lincoln, 419.
Dakotah Territory, organization of, 388.
Dallas, George M., of Pa., on the Tariff and Slavery, 92; nominated for Vice-President, 164; 191.
Dane, Nathan, reports Ordinance of 1787, 40.
Daniel, Judge, of Virginia, on Dred Scott, 257-8.
Darien (Ga.) resolutions, The, 33.
Davis, Col. T. A., (Union,) at Bull Run, 544.
Davis, Com. C. H., rescues Walker at Rivas, 276.
Davis, Garret, of Ky., allusion to, 615.
Davis, Gen. Jeff.
C., in command at Jefferson City, 586; 587; is directed to intercept Price, 589.
Davis, Henry Winter, votes for Pennington, 306; resolve, in the Committee of Thirty-three, 386; is beaten by May,