INDEX.

A.

Agriculture, Report on, 1797, 199, 200.

Alien Act, 117.
Held constitutional by R. Island, 169. Massachusetts, 170. Connecticut, 175. N. Hampshire, 176. Held unconstitutional by Virginia, 23.
Constitutionality discussed in Virginia Report, 203. Unites legislative, executive, and judicial powers, 209. Subverts principles of free government, 210. Subverts U. S. Constitution, 210. And Sedition Act, not to be resisted by force, 41, 42, 54, 59, 113, 115, 230, 253.

Allen, John, Speech of for the Resolulutions, 52.

Amendments, to instructions to Senators, January 4, 1800, 244 to 248. To Virginia Resolutions, by Mr. Giles, 148. To Virginia Resolutions, rejected, 150, 155, 156, 158.

Analysis of Virginia Report, 178. Appendix, IV, to 260.

Army, of United States, increase condemned, 239. Regular, objectionable, 241.

Assembly, General, of Virginia, list of members, 1798-9, 159.

Assembly, General, of Virginia, list of members, 1799, 1800, 233.

Ayes and Noes, on instructions to Senators, January 4, 1800, 244 to 248. On Virginia Resolutions, 156 to 158. On Virginia Report, 236-7.

B.

Bailey, Thomas M., Speech against the Resolutions, 122.

Bank Law of 1791, 197.

Barbour, James, Speech for the Resolutions, 54.

Bolling, P., Speech against Lee's amendment to Resolutions, 148.

Brooke, Edmund, Speeches against Virginia Resolutions, 79, 99. Moves to amend Resolutions, 150. Amendment laid on table, 150.

C.

Carriage tax, 198.

Common defence, clause in federal Constitution relative to, 199, 201.

Common law, no part of laws of United States, 243. Argument against, as part of federal jurisprudence, 211 to 217. Not the general law prior to the Revolution, 211. Not introduced by Revolution, 212. Nor by articles of Confederation, 213. Nor by present Constitution, 213 to 217. Difficulties of opposite construction, 215. Consequences of opposite construction, 216.

Compact, Federal Constitution one, 190.
See Constitution.

Connecticut, Counter Resolutions of, 175.

Construction of Federal Constitution.
See Constitution.

Consolidation of these states, 201-2.

Constitution of United States.
See Alien Act and Sedition Act. Common Law. Is a compact, to which the states are parties, 190, 191.
How breach of it is determined, 192. Construction by states, in last resort, 192 to 196.
Not to be vindicated, by force, by states, 41, 42, 54, 59, 113, 115, 230, 255.

Construction by judiciary, and other departments, 195. Forced constructions of, 197-8. General phrases in, interpreted, 199-201. Confers not powers on states, but is derived from them, 208. Subverted by alien law, 210. Does not justify sedition law, 210 to 224. Rules for construing, 218.

Counter-resolutions of Delaware, 168. Rhode Island, 169. Massachusetts, 170. Connecticut, 175. N. Hampshire, 176. N. York, 174. Vermont, 177.
How received by the Virginia Legislature, 189. Cowan, William, Speech against the Resolutions, 100.

Cureton, James, Speeches against the Resolutions, 109, 111.

D.

Daniel, William, Speech for the Resolutions, 83.

Debate on Virginia Resolutions, 24 to 158.

Delaware, Counter-Resolutions of, 166.

Delegates, House of, orders 5000 copies of Virginia Report, 233. List of members, 1798-9, 159. 1799-1800, 233.

Departments, Judicial. See Judiciary and Constitution.
Construction of Constitution by, 195-196. Blended by Alien Act, 209.

E.

Everett, Edward, Mr. Madison's Letter to, 249.

Executive, in the event of consolidation of states, 201-2. Blended with other departments by Alien Act, 209.

F.

Foushee, William, Speech for the Resolutions, 76.

Force, not contemplated by Virginia Resolutions. See Virginia Resolutions.

France, Difficulties of the United States, with, 238-9. Intercourse with, 241.

G.

General Assembly. See Assembly.

General phrases in Constitution, their meaning, 199 to 201.

General welfare, clause relative to, 201.

Giles, William B., Speech for the Resolutions, 143. Moves amendment to Resolutions, which is accepted, 148. Speech against Lee's amendment, 150.

Government, Federal, powers result from compact, 190-91.

I.

Ingersoll, Charles J., Mr. Madison's Letter to, 257, 258.

Instructions to Virginia Senators, January. 1800, 238. Amendments to proposed, 244 to 248.

International Law, Operation on Aliens, 205-6.

J.

Johnston, Peter, Speech for the Resolutions, 109.

Judiciary, to construe Constitution in last resort.
Affirmed by Rhode Island, 169. Massachusetts, 170. New York, 174. N. Hampshire, 176. Vermont, 177. Denied by Virginia Report, 195, 196. Blended with other departments by Alien Act, 209. Justice, preventive and punitive, 203-4.

K.

Kentucky Resolutions, 162.
Condemned by New York, 174. New Hampshire, 176.

L.

Law, See Common Law and International Law,

Lee, General Henry, Speeches against Virginia Resolutions, 103, 150- 153.
Moves to amend Resolutions, 160. Debate on his amendment, 150 to 155. Amendment rejected, and vote, 155, 156.

Legislature of States not to construe Constitution. Affirmed by Rhode Island, 169. Massachusetts, 170. New York, 174. N.Hampshire, 176. Vermont, 177. Doctrine of Virginia Report, 230.
Of Virginia, instructions to Senators, January, 1800, 238. Resolutions 1798-9. See Virginia Resolutions. Report to 1799-1800. See Virginia Report. Blended with other departments by Alien Act, 209.

Letters, Madison to Everett, 249. Ingersoll, 257. Same, 258.

M.

Madison, James, Letter to Everett, 249. Ingersoll, 257-8.

Magill, Archibald. Speech against the Resolutions, 71.

Manufactures, Report on, 1791, 191.

Mason, Stevens T., Instructions to as Senator, January, 1800, 238.

Massachusetts, counter Resolutions of, 170. Condemns Virginia Resolutions, 170.

Mercer, Jno., Speech for the Resolutions, 40.

Military Establishment of United States.
See Army. Militia, Natural defence of United States, 240-41.

Monarchy, result of consolidation of states, 201.

N.

Navy, increase condemned, 242-3.

Necessary and proper, what laws are, 9, 207, 219.

New Hampshire, Counter-Resolutions of, 176.

New York, Counter-Resolutions of, 174.

Nicholas, Wilson C., instructions to as senator, 238.
Speeches for the Resolutions, 99, 154.

Noes and ayes — See Ayes and Noes.

P.

Pope, John, speeches for the Resolutions, 50, 82.

Press, freedom of, 220.

R.

Report of Virginia. See Virginia Report.

Resistance, forcible, not contemplated by Resolutions. See Virginia Resolutions.

Resolutions of Virginia. See Virginia Resolutions.
Of Kentucky. See Kentucky Resolutions.
Counter. See Counter-Resolutions.

Rhode Island, Counter-Resolutions of, 169.

Ruffin, Wm., speech for the Resolutions, 38.

S.

Sedition Act, 20.
Held constitutional by Rhode Island, 169. Massachusetts, 170. New York, 174. Connecticut, 175. New Hampshire, 176. Vermont, 177. Held unconstitutional by Virginia, 202. Argument against its constitutionality, 200 to 224. Exercises powers not delegated, 200. Exercises powers prohibited, 219. Ought to produce universal alarm, 224.

Senate of Virginia, list of members, 1798-9, 158. 1799-1800, 237.

Senators of Virginia, instructions to, Jan. 1800, 238.

Speeches, in favour of the Resolutions. Taylor, John, 24, 111, 148. Ruffin, William, 38. Mercer, John, 40. Pope, John, 50, 82. Allen, John, 52. Barbour, James, 54. Foushee, William, 76. Daniel, William, 83. Nicholas, Wilson C., 99, 150. Johnston, Peter, 109. Giles, William B., 143, 150. Bolling, P., 148. Tyler, Samuel, 154.

Speeches against the Resolutions. Taylor, George Keith, 29, 122. Magill, Archibald, 71. Brooke, Edmund, 79, 99. Cureton, James, 109, 111.

Speeches against the Resolutions. Lee, Henry, 103, 150, 153. Cowan, William, 100. Bailey, Thomas M., 122.

States, Legislatures of. See Legislature. Parties to Federal Constitution, 191. Meaning of term, 191. To interpose to arrest usurpation, &c., 192. Their consolidation, — a monarchy, 201. Do not derive their powers from the Federal Constitution, 208-9.

T.

Taylor, John, speeches for the Resolutions, 24, 111, 148.
Accepts Mr. Giles's amendment, 148. His resolutions as offered, 148. adopted, 22. See Virginia Resolutions.

Taylor, George Keith, Speeches against the Resolutions, 29, 122.

Tyler Samuel, Speech for the Resolutions, 154.

V.

Vermont, Counter-Resolutions of, 177.

Virginia Instructions to Senators, January, 1800, 238.

Virginia Report, 1799-1800, 189. 5000 copies printed, 233. Preamble to, 189. Analysis of, 178.

Virginia Report, recites and comments on 1st Resolution, 1798-9, 189. 2d Resolution, 190. 3d 190. 4th 196. 5th Alien Act, 202. Sedition Act, 210. 6th 228. 7th and 8th 230. Vote on, 236-7.

Virginia Resolutions, 1798-9, as offered, 148. as adopted, 22. Condemned by Delaware, 168. Massachusetts, 170. New York, 174. Connecticut, 175. New Hampshire, 176. Vermont, 177. Recited and commented on in Virginia Report. See Virginia Report. Debates on, 24 to 158. Offered by John Taylor, 24. See Speeches.

Votes on in House of Delegates, 155 to 158. Senate, 158. Did not contemplate force, According to Report, 230 to 232. Mr. Madison, 255. Mercer, 41, 42. Barbour, 54, 59. J. Taylor, 113, 115. Amended in passage, 150. Amendments proposed and rejected, 150 to 157. Vote on, 157. Votes on Resolutions, 155 to 158. on Report, 236-7.


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