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Candidates Objects Recommendations Major J. Gibbon some place in the Customs By Col: Ths. M....
The term had not yet been coined, but JM was ghostwriting speeches for Washington during the...
Before this day’s debate began, JM gave notice that on 25 May he would introduce the subject of...
The Representatives of the People of the United States present their congratulations on the event...
Jackson moved to lower the proposed duty on vessels from nations having commercial treaties with...
Letter not found. 5 May 1789. Acknowledged in Hawkins to JM, 1 June 1789 . Encloses draft of the...
JM moved to lower the tonnage duty on ships of countries which had no alliance with the United...
My last was of the 29th. March. A few days ago I had the pleasure of yours of the 12. Jany. I...
9Import Duties, [9 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
The impost bill, first read on 5 May, was under consideration by the Committee of the Whole....
My last was of the 29th. March. A few days ago I had the pleasure of yours of the 12. Jany. I...
Whilst I thank you for your favr of the 23d. Ult: I must remind you that it does not contain the...
The debate concerned a title for the executive office. Should the House appoint a committee to...
13Import Duties, [12 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
The committee had resumed consideration of the impost bill. The question was whether to strike...
I have been favored with yours of April . The newspapers will have given you some idea of our...
Parker moved to fix a duty of ten dollars on each slave imported into the United States. Some...
16Import Duties, [15 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
JM moved to add a clause to the impost bill limiting its duration. Mr. Madison . When he offered...
Your favor of the 3d. instant was not recd. till two days ago. It is not certain however that the...
The House took up the establishment of executive departments. JM moved the creation of foreign...
Gerry proposed to place the treasury in the hands of three commissioners. Baldwin preferred a...
Your favor of the 15th. gave me the first information of Browse’s illness. I hope his recovery is...
21Citizenship, [22 May] 1789 (Madison Papers)
The House took up the petition of David Ramsay, who claimed that the election of William Smith of...
This will I expect be handed you by a young gentleman, Mr. Colden, the son of an amiable lady of...
This will I expect be handed you by a young gentleman, Mr. Colden, the son of an amiable lady of...
Since my last which was written on sunday last and included an introduction of young Mr. Colden...
Since my last which was written on Sunday last and included an introduction of young Mr. Colden...
I have been favored with yours of the 19th. instant and thank you for the answer to Mr. St....
Reasons urging amendts. 1. to prove fedts. friends to liberty 2. remove remaining inquietudes 3....
On 25 May, the day assigned to take up amendments, JM moved to postpone the subject for two weeks...
The letter herewith enclosed from Col: H. Lee with the papers accompanying it fully explain...
The letter herewith enclosed from Col. H. Lee with the papers accompanying it fully explain...