246.Jeff. Davis' Letter to Maryland Commissioners,362
246 1/2.New York City Home Guard,362
247.Gov. Jackson's Proclamation in Missouri, June 12,363
248.New York Volunteers, 20th Regiment,364
249.New York Volunteers, 6th Regiment, (Wilson's,)366
249 1/2.John P. Kennedy's Appeal to Maryland,368
250.J. S. Carlisle's Speech in Virginia Convention,374
251.The First Privateer--The Savannah,375
252.Massachusetts Volunteers, 1st Regiment,377
253.Germans of Kentucky, Address to,377
254.John Jay's Address in Westchester Co., N. Y.,378
255.Slaves and Slavery, (Boston Courier,)401
256.Declaration of the People of Virginia,403
257.Gen. Lyon's Proclamation in Missouri,404
258.Affair at Vienna, Va.--Reports, &c.,405
258 1/2.Battle of Booneville, Mo.,408
259.Col. Boernstein's Proclamation in Missouri,411
260.Gen. Lyon's Proclamation at Booneville,412
261.Pennsylvania Volunteers, 22d Regiment,412
262.Duke of Newcastle's Order on Privateers,413
263.New York Volunteers, 14th Regim
tle known, that a small parcel sent from the United States to Liverpool in 1784 was seized at the custom-house there, as an illicit importation of British colonial produce.
Even as late as 1794, and by persons so intelligent as the negotiators of Jay's treaty, it was not known that cotton was an article of growth and export from the United States.
In the twelfth article of that treaty, as laid before the Senate, Cotton was included with Molasses, Sugar, Coffee, and Cocoa, as articles which Amn, no not for candle-wicks to light the humble industry of the cottages of the North, which did not pay this tribute to the Southern planter.
The growth of the native article, as we have seen, had not in 1794 reached a point to be known to Chief Justice Jay as one of actual or probable export.
As late as 1796, the manufacturers of Brandywine in Delaware petitioned Congress for the repeal of this duty on imported cotton, and the petition was rejected on the Report of a Committee, consisting of