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1863-12-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Resolution on the Object of the War
OBJECT OF THE WAR. Mr. ROLLINS, of Missouri, offered the following resolution, and moved the previous question on its adoption: Resolved by the House of Representatives of the Congress of the United States, That, prompted by a just patriotism, we...
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-08-17 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Report of the Committee of Detail [Resolutions] - Article VII: Section 1 - Fourteenth Clause (War)
“To make war” Editors' note: This heading in Madison's Notes indicates that the 14th clause was now taken up.
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-04-15 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-07-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-07-12 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-07-14 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-06-18 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-06-19 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-06-23 12:00:00 in the The Senate: [EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
[EDITOR'S NOTE: It can be assumed from its reading that the message was accepted.]
PROPOSE_DOCUMENT_AMENDMENT
1787-08-17 11:00:00 in the The Convention: Madison's Amendment to Declare Rather than Make War
Mr. M〈adison〉 and Mr Gerry moved to insert “declare,” striking out “make” war; leaving to the Executive the power to repel sudden attacks.
ADOPT_PROPOSAL
1862-03-03 12:00:00 in the The Senate: EXECUTIVE SESSION. The Senate proceeded to the consideration of executive business; and after being some time engaged therein, the doors were reopened, and the Senate adjourned.
EXECUTIVE SESSION. The Senate proceeded to the consideration of executive business; and after being some time engaged therein, the doors were reopened, and the Senate adjourned.
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1864-01-25 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives: Resolutions Censuring the President's Actions
Mr. EDGERTON offered the following resolutions, and demanded the previous question on their adoption: Whereas this House on the 17th day of December last adopted, with but one dissentient vote, the following resolution, to Wit: "Resolved, That we...
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1860-12-04 12:00:00 in the Select Committee of Thirty-Three of the House of Representatives
The committee is created via a House resolution and the members are appointed.
04 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-17 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Another Senator enters the Senate.
17 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-02-28 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
H. Res. 80 is taken up and passed.
28 Feb 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-24 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Another Senator enters the Senate.
24 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-30 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
The committee reports H. R. No. 374 to the House
30 Apr 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-22 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Many Senators withdraw due to secession.
22 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-03-04 00:00:00 in the The Senate
The last day of the Second Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress. Membership is dissolved.
04 Mar 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-03-01 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate reads H. Res. 80 for the first time. The Senate considers S. 70.
01 Mar 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House
11 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-31 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Committee of Thirteen reports on the condition of the country and the report is printed. The Senate takes up S. 50 (The Crittenden Compromise). Both are postponed until Wednesday next.
31 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-03-02 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate takes up H. Res. 80.
02 Mar 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-21 00:00:00 in the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate
S. 108 is referred to the committee
21 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-05 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate. Mr. Green submits a resolution for consideration on the slavery question.
05 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House
16 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate. The Senate considers Mr. Powell's resolution on the creation of a Committee of Thirteen.
10 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-16 11:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that the President of the United States signed S. No. 351
16 Jul 1862, 11:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-09 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Chauncey Vibbard joins the House
09 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-19 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Another member joins the House.
19 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
James S. Rollins joins the House
02 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-06 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate; Mr. Powell presents a resolution to create a Committee of Thirteen to consider the conflict within the Union.
06 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-03 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate
03 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-15 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that S. No. 108 has been delivered to the President of the United States
15 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-19 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that H. R. No. 374 has been delivered to the President of the United States
19 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-13 00:00:00 in the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate
S. No. 351 is referred to the committee
13 Jun 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message from the House that S. No. 351 has been passed
10 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-05 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House
05 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-17 00:00:00 in the Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives
A letter from the President of the United States on S. No. 108 is referred to the committee
17 Apr 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-12 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. Knapp takes his seat in the House
12 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-10 00:00:00 in the Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives
H. R. No. 122 is referred to the committee
10 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-13 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. Kerrigan takes his seat in the House
13 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-12 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that S. No. 351 was delivered to the President of the United States
12 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-28 00:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Iverson withdraws from the Senate. The Senate recieves a message from the President on the Peace Conference including resolutions from Virginia.
28 Jan 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-10 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House
10 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-10 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Samuel Casey joins the House
10 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-25 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
H. R. No. 374 is referred to the committee
25 Mar 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-15 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that S. No. 108 was presented to the President of the United States
15 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-05 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Another Senator joins the Senate
05 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-12 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate. The Senate takes up Mr. Powell's resolution.
12 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-23 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
John A. Logan joins the House
23 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-07 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House.
07 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-04 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. Fessenden is appointed to the Committee for the District of Columbia
04 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House.
02 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-17 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Jacob Howard joins the Senate
17 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-02 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
H. R. No. 374 is recommitted to the Committee of Territories
02 May 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-27 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Stark joins the Senate; S. 108 is made the special order for the following Wednesday
27 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-28 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Alfred Ely joins the House
28 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-09 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that the Senate has passed H. R. No. 374 with an amendment
09 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-15 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Browning, from the Committee on Territories, reports H. R. No. 374 with an amendment
15 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-03 00:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Second Session of the 36th Congress in the House of Representatives. The vast majority of members join the House and the House prepares for business.
03 Dec 1860, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-20 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that H. R. No. 374 was signed by the President of the United States
20 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-20 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
William A. Hall joins the House
20 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
William Allen joins the House
02 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-07 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
The committee reports back H. R. No. 374 with an amendment
07 May 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-20 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. 108 is referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia
20 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-28 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Clark presents S. No. 216
28 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-07 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message that the Senate has passed S. No. 351
07 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-13 00:00:00 in the Committee on Territories of the Senate
H. R. No. 374 is referred to the Committee on Territories
13 May 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
First day of the Second Session of the Thirty-Seventh Congress in the House of Representatives
02 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-21 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Thomas L. Price joins the House
21 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-03 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Joseph Wright joins the Senate
03 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-12 00:00:00 in the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate
The committee reports S. 108 with amendments
12 Feb 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-01 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The Committee of Territories reports H. R. No. 374 and it is recommitted
01 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
S. No. 351 is enrolled and sent to the Senate to be signed by the President pro tempore
11 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-04 00:00:00 in the Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives
Mr. Fessenden is appointed to the committee
04 Mar 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-07 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message from the Senate regarding the passage of S. 108
07 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-13 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. 108 is reported by the Committee on the District of Columbia with amendments
13 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-23 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that H. R. No. 374 was signed by the President of the United States
23 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-03 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
John Stile and Frederick Low join the House
03 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-24 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Goldsmith Bailey submits a letter asking to be excused from service on the Committee on Territories due to poor health
24 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-03-04 10:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The final day of the second session of the 36th Congress. The House recieves a message from the Senate, Committee on Enrolled Bills, and from the President on the passage of H. Res. 80. The Congress is dissolved.
04 Mar 1861, 10:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-28 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Wright presents a bill to abolish slavery in DC (S. No. 252)
28 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-12 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that S. No. 351 was presented to the President of the United States
12 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-23 00:00:00 in the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate
The committee reports S. No. 351 with amendments
23 Jun 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-08 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
A message from the President of the United States on the abolition of slavery is referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
08 Mar 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-11 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. No. 351 is enrolled and signed by the President pro tempore
11 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-24 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Grimes from the Committee on the District of Columbia reports S. No. 351 with amendments
24 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-19 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that H. R. No. 374 has been delivered to the President of the United States
19 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-14 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that S. No. 351 has been signed by the President of the United States
14 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-14 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that S. 108 was passed in the House
14 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-17 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House and multiple resolutions are presented and referred to the Committee of Thirty-Three. Mr. Davis moves to be excused from the Committee of Thirty-Three.
17 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-02-27 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House considers the report from the Committee of Thirty Three, H. Res. 80 and H. Res. 64.
27 Feb 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-09 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House; Mr. Hutchins submits H. R. No. 122 to abolish slavery in D. C. and it is referred to the Committee on D. C.
09 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Samuel Blair is appointed to the Committee on the Territories
02 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-16 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message from the President on S. No. 108
16 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-04 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House
04 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-12 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that the House has passed H. R. No. 374; it is referred to the Committee on Territories
12 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-25 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
The credentials of Joseph Segar are referred to the Committee of Elections
25 Mar 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-18 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that the House concurred in the Senate amendment to H. R. No. 374; the bill is enrolled and signed by the Vice President
18 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-29 12:00:00 in the The Senate
John Henderson joins the Senate
29 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The Committee of Elections reports a resolution on the Virginia contested election case of Charles Upton
30 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-18 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
H. R. No. 374 is enrolled, signed by the Speaker of the House and sent to the Senate to be signed by the Vice President
18 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-14 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
S. 108 is enrolled and sent to the Senate to be signed by the President pro tempore; the Committee of Elections makes a report on Joseph Segar
14 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-14 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. English and Mr. Florence present resolutions on the Crittenden Compromise. The Committee of Thirty-Three reports.
14 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-16 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Waitman Willey joins the Senate; S. 108 is proposed; a resolution is proposed expelling Jesse D. Bright from the Senate and it is referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
16 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-03 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
A memorial contesting the election of Charles Upton is referred to the Committee of Elections
03 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-02 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The first day of Senate business for the Second Session of the Thirty-Seventh Congress
02 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-12 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
The committee makes a report on the contested election case of Andrew J. Clements
12 Jan 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-02-28 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message that both H. Res. 80 (The Corwin Amendment) and H. Res. 64 require the concurrence of the Senate. The Committee of Five reports S. 70 (Peace Convention propositions).
28 Feb 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-17 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The resolution expelling Jesse D. Bright from the Senate is referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
17 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-04 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join; standing committees are appointed; a resolution on slavery in the District of Columbia is proposed
04 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-27 00:00:00 in the Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives
Charles Upton loses his seat in the House and his seat in the committee
27 Feb 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-13 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Committee on the Judiciary reports on the resolution expelling Jesse Bright from the Senate
13 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-27 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Consideration of S. 108 is postponed until tomorrow in order to take up a naval appropriation bill
27 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-23 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Garrett Davis joins the Senate
23 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-24 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Joseph Segar's credentials are presented and referred to the Committee of Elections; H. R. No. 374 is proposed and referred to the Committee on the Territories
24 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-03 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The first day of Senate business for the Second Session of the Thirty-Sixth Congress.
03 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-01-21 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House considers the report of the Committee of Thirty-Three. Mr. English's resolution is taken up. Members from the State of Alabama inform the House that the State of Alabama has left the Union and that they are no longer members of the House of...
21 Jan 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-12 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The committee makes a report on the resolution expelling Jesse Bright from the Senate
12 Jan 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-26 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The resolution on the Virginia contested election case of Charles Upton is taken up and an amendment proposed
26 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-29 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
The committee makes a report on the contested election case of Charles Upton
29 Jan 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-13 00:00:00 in the Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives
The committee reports on Joseph Segar
13 Apr 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-06 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The credentials of Benjamin Stark are introduced; Mr. Fessenden motions to refer the credentials to the Committee on the Judiciary
06 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-13 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. 108 is taken up as the unfinished business of yesterday; consider of the bill is postponed until tomorrow
13 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-18 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House and Mr. Crawford's pending resolution from the previous day is taken up.
18 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-17 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate takes up S. 108
17 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-18 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Crittenden presents S. No. 50 (The Crittenden Compromise) and it is printed.
18 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-13 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Andrew J. Clements joins the House
13 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-10 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The motion to refer the credentials of Benjamin Stark is adopted
10 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-12 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Wilson presents S. No. 351, supplementary to S. No. 108; it is read twice and referred to the Committee on the District of Columbia
12 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-07 12:00:00 in the The Senate
S. No. 351 is considered in Committee of the Whole; it is reported to the Senate with amendments and is passed
07 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-07 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate receives a message from the President of the United States on the abolition of slavery and refers it to the Committee on the Judiciary
07 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-09 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
S. 108 is referred to the Committee of the Whole to be discussed further
09 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-03-21 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, takes up S. 108
21 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-04 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House and the Committee of Thirty-Three is created. The House recieves the President's Annual Message.
04 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-06 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House takes up the resolution on Joseph Segar; he is sworn in and takes his seat in the House
06 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-29 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Charles Walton resigns his seat in the House
29 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-16 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House receives a message from the President on S. No. 108; the death of Thomas Cooper is announced
16 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-01-24 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Robert Wilson joins the Senate
24 Jan 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1864-04-20 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
H. R. 244 is debated; Mr. Stevens moves to offer a substitute for it but objection is made.
20 Apr 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1868-02-05 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate continues to consider H. R. 439
05 Feb 1868, 12:00
In: United States Fifteenth Amendment
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1862-03-12 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate considers S. 108 in Committee of the Whole
12 Mar 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-10 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House.
10 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-27 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The Virginia contested election case of Charles Upton is decided and he loses his seat in the House
27 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-14 00:00:00 in the Committee on Territories of the Senate
The committee reports H. R. No. 374 with an amendment
14 May 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-02-05 12:00:00 in the The Senate
Mr. Bright is expelled from the Senate
05 Feb 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-09 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate proceeds to consideration of H. R. No. 374 in the Committee of the Whole; it is reported to the Senate and passed
09 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-15 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The death of Goldsmith F. Bailey is announced
15 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-05 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House. The Speaker appoints members to the Committee of Thirty-Three.
05 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-09 12:00:00 in the The Senate
The Senate proceeds to consideration of H. R. No. 374 in the Committee of the Whole; it is reported to the Senate and passed
09 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-06-17 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House takes up H. R. No. 374 and agrees to the Senate’s amendment
17 Jun 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-24 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives
Goldsmith Bailey is excused from service on the Committee on Territories
24 Apr 1862, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-04 12:00:00 in the Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate
The members of the committee are appointed in the Senate
04 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-10 12:00:00 in the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union of the House of Representatives
The House, as in Committee of the Whole, considers S. 108
10 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-04 12:00:00 in the The Senate
More Senators join the Senate. The Senate recieves the President's Annual Message.
04 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-04 00:00:00 in the Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate
The members of the committee are appointed in the Senate
04 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-06 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House.
06 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-07-07 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
The Senate takes up S. No. 351, as in Committee of the Whole; the bill, with amendments, are reported to the Senate
07 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-04 00:00:00 in the Committee on Territories of the Senate
The members of the committee are appointed in the Senate
04 Dec 1861, 00:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1861-12-03 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More Representatives join the House; Henry C. Burnett is expelled from the House
03 Dec 1861, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1860-12-12 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House. Various members present Resolutions to instruct the Committee of Thirty-Three on the slavery question.
12 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1864-04-30 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
H. R. 244 is debated.
30 Apr 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1862-07-09 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House considers S. No. 351 and it is passed
09 Jul 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1864-03-26 00:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's Annual Message is debated.
26 Mar 1864, 00:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1860-12-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
More members join the House. A resolution is passed on the Committee of Thirty-Three.
11 Dec 1860, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-04-11 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House, as in Committee of the Whole, considers S. 108 and reports it back to the House without amendment
11 Apr 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1862-05-08 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Mr. Lovejoy, from the Committee on the Territories, reports H. R. No. 374 with an amendment
08 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1864-05-02 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
Resolution on the Rights of Seceded States to Their Domestic Institutions is debated; Resolution on the Exercise of State Rights is debated, and then referred to the Committee on Rebellious States; H. R. 244 is debated.
02 May 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1864-03-30 12:00:00 in the Senate Committee of the Whole
S. Res. 16 is debated; Mr. Davis proposes an amendment to it.
30 Mar 1864, 12:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1862-05-12 12:00:00 in the The House of Representatives
The House resumes consideration of H. R. No. 374 and passes it
12 May 1862, 12:00
In: The Road to Civil War
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1864-04-08 00:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's Annual Message is debated.
08 Apr 1864, 00:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1864-02-27 00:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's Annual Message is debated.
27 Feb 1864, 00:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1864-03-19 00:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's Annual Message is debated.
19 Mar 1864, 00:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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1864-03-12 00:00:00 in the House of Representatives Committee of the Whole
The President's Annual Message is debated.
12 Mar 1864, 00:00
In: United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65
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Samuel Griffin
(20 April 1746 – 23 November 1810) Lawyer and U.S. Representative. During the Revolutionary War, Griffin served in the Continental Army as a colonel and as an aide-de-camp to General Charles Lee. For one year during the war, he was mayor of...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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James McHenry
(16 November 1753–03 May 1816) Physician, merchant and slave owner. During the Revolutionary War he was initially a surgeon in the Continental Army, but was made assistant secretary to Washington and then aide-de-camp to Lafayette. After the war he...
In: Maryland Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Maryland Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Maryland Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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William Richardson Davie
(20 June 1756–05 November 1820) Lawyer, slave owner, planter and Continental Army officer. Having become a colonel in the cavalry, by the end of the Revolutionary War he was Commissary-General under Nathanael Greene. After the war he was a judge and...
In: North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; North Carolina Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); North Carolina Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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John Francis Mercer
(17 May 1759 – 30 August 1821) Tobacco planter, slave owner and lawyer. He was an officer during the Revolutionary War, serving in both the Continental Army and Virginia militia, for a time he was aide-de-camp to Charles Lee. After the war he entered...
In: Maryland Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Maryland Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Maryland Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Maryland Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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Rufus King
(24 March 1755–29 April 1827) Lawyer, militia officer, abolitionist and diplomat. He broke off his studies at Harvard to enter the militia after the outbreak of the Revolutionary War. He ended the war as a Major and return to finish his education. He...
In: Massachusetts Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Massachusetts Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Massachusetts Delegation at Continental Congress; Massachusetts Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Essex County MA at Massachusetts Ratifying Convention; Massachusetts Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Edmund Randolph
(10 August 1753 – 12 September 1813) Lawyer, slave owner, state governor and US Secretary of State. Elected to the Virginia Convention and then the Continental Congress he also maintained an important law practice. During the Revolutionary War he...
In: Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]
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William Pierce
(c.1740 – 10 December 1789) Merchant, planter and artillery officer in the Continental Army. During the Revolutionary War he rose to the position of aide-de-camp to Nathanael Greene. After the war he joined the Georgia state legislature and the...
In: Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Continental Congress; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Georgia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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George Washington
(11 February 1732 – 14 December 1799) Soldier, surveyor, planter, slave holder, legislator and President of the USA. Having joined the army as a young man, he was made colonel of the colonial Virginia Regiment and Virginian Commander in Chief during...
In: Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Virginia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Virginia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]
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Peter Silvester
(1734 – 15 October 1808) Member of the U.S. Senate, lawyer, and mentor to Martin Van Buren. During the American Revolutionary War, he held a variety of political positions in New York, such as member of the First and Second Provincial Congresses....
In: New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; New York Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition)
PERSON
Isaac R. Hawkins
"(May 16, 1818 -- August 12, 1880) Isaac Roberts Hawkins was a(n) farmer, lawyer, soldier, judge, public servant, and American politician. Hawkins was born close to Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in in...
In: Tennessee Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Tennessee Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Tennessee Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Jacob Shallus
(1750 – 18 April 1796) A volunteer in the Revolutionary War, Shallus became a battalion quartermaster and also assisted in the outfitting of a privateering vessel. After the war he became Assistant Clerk to the Pennsylvania General Assembly, which met...
In: Offices of the Convention at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Offices of the Convention at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Offices of the Convention at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition)
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Amasa Cobb
(27 September, 1823 -- 5 July, 1905) Cobb was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician. Born in Crawford County, Ill., Cobb moved to Wisconsin in 1842. Cobb served in the Mexican War and during the Civil War was the colonel of the Fifth Wisconsin...
In: Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Wisconsin Delegation at United States Fifteenth Amendment; Wisconsin Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875
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Oliver Ellsworth
(29 April 1745 – 26 November 1807) Lawyer and judge, selected as a delegate to the Continental Congress during the Revolutionary War. After the Constitutional Convention he became a US Senator for Connecticut and then Chief Justice of the United States.
In: Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Connecticut Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Connecticut Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition)
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William Few
(8 June 1748 – 16 July 1828) Farmer, lawyer, banker, surveyor, and militia officer during the Revolutionary War. From a small farming family he rose to wealth and prominence. He served in the Georgia General Assembly and Congress, before joining the...
In: Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Continental Congress; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Georgia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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Gunning Bedford
(13 April 1747 – 30 March 1812) Lawyer and attorney general who severed in the Confederation Congress and Delaware legislature. During the Revolutionary War he acted as Muster-master-general for New York. After the Constitutional Convention he became...
In: Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Delaware Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Delaware Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Delaware Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Delaware Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]
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John Page
(17 April 1743 – 11 October 1808) Member of the U.S. House, planter, and revolutionary leader. After serving as vice president of the Committee of Safety and as a militia leader during the Revolutionary War, Page was elected to the First Congress...
In: Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Virginia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789
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William R. Morrison
(24 September, 1824 -- 29 September, 1909) Morrison was an American lawyer, politician, and colonel. Born in Monroe County, Ill., Morrison was a soldier in the Mexican-American War. After returning to Illinois in 1851, Morrison studied law and was...
In: Illinois Delegation at The Civil Rights Act of 1875; Illinois Delegation at United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment; Illinois Delegation at United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act
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Abraham Baldwin
(22 November 1754 – 4 March 1807) Congregationalist minister, army chaplain during the Revolutionary War, and lawyer. Baldwin was President of the University of Georgia, a Confederation Congressman, and delegate to the Constitutional Convention....
In: Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]; Georgia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789 (2021 Edition); Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2019 Edition); Georgia Delegation at United States Bill of Rights 1789; Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 [Hopelessly Broken Copy - Remove]; Georgia Delegation at United States Constitutional Convention 1787 (2016 Edition); Georgia Delegation at U.S. Constitutional Convention 1787 (2021 Edition); Georgia Delegation at Constitutional Convention 1787[converted to OT]