Index:State Documents on Federal Relations.djvu

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State Documents on Federal Relations.djvu

CONTENTS.


NUMBER.PAGE.

1. Rhode Island seeks a Commercial Union. 1789. 1
2. Virginia on Assumption of State Debts. 1790. 2
  Georgia and the Federal Judiciary. 1793. 7
3. Message of Governor Telfair. 8
4. Act Declaratory of Retained Sovereignty of the State. 9
  New Hampshire and the Federal Judiciary. 11
5. First Remonstrance of the Legislature. 1794. 12
6. Second Remonstrance of the Legislature. 1795. 13
  Kentucky and Virginia Resolutions. 1798, 1799. 15
  Replies of the States. 1799. 16
7. Delaware to Virginia. 16
8. Rhode Island to Virginia. 17
9. Massachusetts to Virginia. 18
10. The Pennsylvania House to Kentucky. 20
11. The Pennsylvania House to Virginia. 22
12. The New York Senate to Virginia and Kentucky. 22
13. Connecticut to Virginia. 24
14. New Hampshire to Virginia and Kentucky. 24
15. Vermont to Virginia. 25
  Massachusetts on the Embargo. 1809. 26
16. Answer of the Senate. 28
17. Answer of the House. 29
18. Resolution on the Enforcement Act. 34
19. Delaware and the Embargo. 1809. 36
  Connecticut and the Enforcement Act. 1809. 38
20. Speech of Governor Trumbull. 39
21. Resolutions of the General Assembly. 40
22. Rhode Island on the Embargo. 1809. 42
  Pennsylvania and the Federal Judiciary. 1809. 45
23. Resolutions of the Legislature. 46
24. Reply of the General Assembly of Virginia. 1810. 49
25. Rejoinder of the House of Representatives of Pennsylvania. 1810. 51
26. Resolutions of Pennsylvania against the Bank. 1811. 52
27. Resolutions of Virginia against the Bank. 1811. 54
  Massachusetts and the Militia Question. 1812–14. 54
28. Letter of Governor Strong to Secretary of War. 1812. 56
29. Opinion of the Judges of Massachusetts. 1812. 57
30. Connecticut on the Militia Question. 1812. 59
31. Rhode Island and the Militia Question. 1812. 62
32. Vermont and the Militia Question. 1813–14. 63
  Governor Chittenden's Speech. 1813. 64
33. Massachusetts on Extension of Territorial Limits. 1813. 65
34. Massachusetts on the Embargo. 1814. 69
35. Connecticut on the Conscription Bill. 1814. 76
  Massachusetts and the Call of the Hartford Convention. 1814. 77
36. Report adopted by the General Court. 78
37. Circular Letter calling the Convention. 79
38. Rhode Island's Resolutions of Acceptance. 81
39. Resolutions of the Hartford Convention. 1815. 83
  Replies of the States. 1815. 86
40. Reply of New Jersey. 86
41. Reply of New York. 87
42. Resolutions of Pennsylvania against the Bank. 1819. 89
  Replies of the States. 90
43. Reply of South Carolina. 1821. 91
44. Reply of New York. 1823. 92
45. Ohio on the Bank and Federal Judiciary. 1821. 93
46. Reply of Massachusetts. 1822. 101
47. Virginia on Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts. 1821. 103
  Kentucky and the Federal Judiciary. 1821–25. 105
48. Message of Governor Adair. 1823. 106
49. Resolutions of the Legislature. 1823. 107
50. Remonstrance of the Legislature. 1824. 108
  Kentucky and the Federal Judiciary (Continued). 111
51. Message of Governor Desha. 1825. 112
  Georgia and the Creek Indians Controversy. 1825–27. 113
52. Letter of Governor Troup to General Gaines. 1825. 115
53. Letter of Governor Troup to the War Department. 1825. 116
54. Letter of Governor Troup to the Secretary of War. 1825. 118
55. Resolutions of the Legislature. 1826. 119
56. Letter of Governor Troup to Georgia Delegation. 1827. 122
57. Resolutions of the Legislature. 1827. 123
  Georgia and the Jurisdiction of the Cherokees. 1826–31. 124
58. Resolutions of the Legislature. 1827. 125
59. The Legislature and the Case of Tassels. 127
  Georgia and the Jurisdiction of the Cherokees (Continued). 1831–35. 128
60. Message of Gov. Lumpkin relative to Worcester. 1831. 129
  Resolutions of other States on Georgia's action. 130
61. Report and Resolutions of Connecticut. 1831. 131
  Tariff and Internal Improvements. 133
62. Report of House of Representatives of South Carolina. 1820. 134
63–65. South Carolina on Powers of Federal Government. 1824–25. 136139
66–67. Resolves of Virginia. 1826–27. 140143
68. South Carolina and the Harrisburg Convention. 1827. 144
69. Georgia on the Tariff and Internal Improvements. 1827. 146
70. North Carolina on the Tariff. 1828. 148
71. Remonstrance of Alabama. 1828. 150
72. Counter Resolutions. 1828. 151
  Remonstrance Against the Tariff of 1828. 152
73. Resolutions of South Carolina. 1828. 152
74–75. Georgia on the Tariff of 1828. 153155
76. Resolutions of Mississippi. 1829. 156
77. Resolutions of Virginia. 1829. 156
78–80. Counter Resolutions of Kentucky, Louisiana and Pennsylvania. 1830–32. 158163
  Progress of Nullification in South Carolina. 164
81. Resolutions on State Rights. 1830. 165
82. The Nullification Movement and the Reply to Jackson. 1831. 165168
83. Ordinance of Nullification. 1832. 169
84. Reply to Jackson's Proclamation. 173
85. South Carolina's Call for a Convention. 1832. 176
86. Delaware's Reply to South Carolina's Call. 1833. 177
  Replies of the Co-States to South Carolina. 1832–33. 178
87. Georgia on a Southern Convention. 179
88. Alabama Proposes a Convention. 180
89. Resolves of North Carolina. 183
90. Report and Resolves of Mississippi. 183
91. Resolves of Virginia. 185
92. South Carolina's Final Action. 1833. 188
  The North-Eastern Boundary Controversy. 1831–32. 190
93. Resolutions of Maine. 1832. 190
94. Resolutions of Massachusetts. 1832. 191
  Early Resolutions on Slavery. 193
95. The House of Representatives on the Powers of Congress, 1790. 194
96. Resolutions of Virginia on Colonization, 1800–1816. 195
  The Missouri Contest, 1819–1820. 196
97–100. Resolutions of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia and Vermont. 197203
101. Ohio on Emancipation and Colonization, 1824. 203
102–104. South Carolina's Reply to Ohio and the Federal Government, 1824. 204208
105. Message of Governor Troop of Georgia, 1825. 208
  Resolutions on the Colonization Society, 1827–1832. 209
106. Resolutions of Delaware, 1827. 210
107. Resolutions of Georgia, 1827. 211
  The South on the Abolition Question, 1831–39. 214
108. Resolutions of South Carolina, 1835. 216
  Reply of the Northern States, 1836–39. 220
109. New York in Reply to the South. 220
  Slavery in the District of Columbia and the Right of Petition, 1836–44. 221
110. Resolutions of Massachusetts, 1837. 222
111. Resolutions of New York, 1840. 223
  Annexation of Texas, 1837–45. 224
112. Resolution of Vermont, 1837. 225
113. Report of the Legislature of Mississippi, 1837. 225
114. Report and Resolution of Alabama, 1837. 227
115. Resolution of South Carolina, 1844. 229
116–117. Massachusetts opposes annexation, 1843–45. 229232
  Inter-State Controversies, 1837–43. 234
118. South Carolina on Georgia-Maine Controversy, 1839. 234
119. Virginia's Controversy with New York, 1840. 235
120. Resolutions of Mississippi, 1841. 235
  South Carolina's controversy with Massachusetts. 237
121. Resolution of South Carolina, 1844. 238
  Replies to Massachusetts' proposal to abolish representation for slaves. 239
122. Virginia Reply, 1844. 239
123. Massachusetts against the Mexican War and Slavery, 1847. 241
124–125. Resolutions on the Wilmot Proviso. 1846–50. 243247
126. Vermont on Slavery. 1847. 247
  Demand for New Fugitive Slave Law. 249
127. Virginia on Rendition of Fugitive Slaves. 1849. 250
  Calling a Southern Convention. 1850. 253
128. Mississippi Calls a Southern Convention. 1850. 254
  Resolutions on Proposed Compromise Measures. 258
129. Resolutions of Georgia. Feb., 1850. 259
130. Resolutions of Connecticut. 1850. 261
131. Resolutions of the Nashville Convention. 1850. 262
  Actions of the Southern States on the Compromise 269
132. The Georgia Platform. Dec., 1850. 271
133. South Carolina Asserts Right of Secession. 1850–52. 272
134. Virginia on Action of South Carolina. 1851. 275
  The North on the Compromise. 277
135. New Jersey on the Compromise. 1852. 278
136. Louisiana on the Cuban Situation. 1854. 280
137–138. Resolutions on the Kansas-Nebraska Bill. 1854. 280283
139–140. Resolutions on the Kansas-Nebraska Act. 1854–55. 284288
141. Massachusetts on the Fugitive Slave Law. 1855. 288
142–143. Resolutions on the Disturbance in Kansas. 1855–57. 289293
144. Resolutions on the Assault upon Sumner. 1856. 293
145–146. Resolutions on the Dred Scott Decision. 1857–59. 295298
147. Resolutions on the Lecompton Constitution. 1857–58. 299302
148. Wisconsin Defies the Federal Courts. 1859. 303
149. New York Denounces the Slave Trade. 1859. 305
  Resolutions on the Harper's Ferry Raid. 1859. 306
150. Tennessee Condemns the Republican Party. 1859. 308
151. South Carolina Proposes a Southern Convention. 1859. 309
  Inauguration of the Secession Movement. 1860. 310
152. The Mississippi Legislature Justifies Secession, 1860. 311
153–154. Coercion or Compromise. 1860–61. 313316
  Extension of the Secession Movement. 317
155. Mississippi on the Causes of Secession. 1861. 318