Memoirs of the Administrations of Washington and John Adams: Edited from the Papers of Oliver Wolcott, Secretary of the Treasury - Vol. 2

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CONTENTS OF THE SECOND VOLUME.
CHAPTER I. FIFTH CONGRESS--SECOND SESSION.

Correspondence, 1-3. -- Meeting of Congress, 3. -- Treasury Reports, 4. -- Affairs of Western Country, 7. -- Correspondence, 8-10. -- President's Questions on Foreign Relations, 10. -- Correspondence, 12,13. -- Arrival of X. Y. Z. Despatches, 13. -- Message to Congress thereon, 14. -- Account of the Mission, 15. -- Expulsion of Pinckney and Marshall from France, 37. -- Cabinet Council, 38. -- Measures of Congress, 39. -- Creation of Navy Department, 40. -- Of Provisional Army, 41. -- Correspondence, 42-56. -- Further Measures, 57. -- Washington appointed Lieutenant General, 59. -- Opinions on Foreign Affairs, 59. -- Abrogation of Treaties with France, 62. -- Financial Measures, 63. -- Direct Taxes laid, 66. -- Correspondence, 68-73 -- Adjournment of Congress, 73. -- Alien and Sedition Laws, 73. -- Defence of the Federal Measures, 83.

CHAPTER II. SUMMER AND FALL OF 1798.

Appointment of Officers in Provisional Army, 86. -- Difficulties respecting Rank of Major Generals, 88. -- Departure of the President for Quincy, 90. -- Letter from Wolcott to the President on Rank of the Generals, 93. -- Correspondence, 99-103. -- Settlement of the Question of Rank, 103. -- Fever in Philadelphia, 104. -- Correspondence, 105-122. -- Review of Mr. Gerry's negotiations, 122. -- Departure of Mr. Gerry from Paris, 144. -- Decree of the Directory respecting Privateers, 145. -- His return to the United States, 148. -- His Defence of Himself, 148. -- His Letter to Talleyrand, 152. -- Course of

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents of the Second Volume. v
  • Chapter I - Fifth Congress--Second Session. 1
  • Chapter II - Summer and Fall of 1798. 86
  • Chapter IV - Summer of 1799. 226
  • Chapter V - Sixth Congress--First Session. 298
  • Chapter VI - Summer of 1800. 346
  • Chapter VII - Sixth Congress--Second Session 442
  • Indexes. 517
  • Indexes. 519
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