twenty-first State)......Dec. 3, 1818
Memorial from the Territory of Missouri, asking permission to frame a State government, and for admission into the Union......Dec. 18, 1818
Committee of five appointed by the Senate to inquire into the course of General Jackson in taking possession of Fort St. Marks and Pensacola, and in executing Arbuthnot and Ambrister......Dec. 18, 1818
Bill introduced for the admission of Missouri......Feb. 13, 1819
Bill introduced to organize the Territory of Arkansas......Feb. 16, 1819
Bill for admission of Missouri taken up by the House......Feb. 16, 1819
James Tallmadge, Jr., of New York, moves an amendment, declaring free all children born in Missouri after admission into the Union, and providing for the gradual emancipation of the slaves.
This is modified to declare all slave children born in the State after its admission free at the age of twenty-five.
The bill so amended passes the House, 87 to 76......Feb. 17, 1819
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