State of New York: Messages from the Governors, Volume 2

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J. B. Lyon Company, state printers, 1909 - New York (State)
 

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Contents

Eastern boundary question 105 devastation of frontiers troops
109
Legislature meets at Albany 114 defense of frontier 115 various
120
1781 June
132
Congress to meet annually 146 financial legislation frontier conditions
147
Cornwallis settling accounts of judgeadvocate 150 situation
163
courts 170 veto tax bill 172 veto staying suits against public
180
Conduct of the war birth of a dauphin of France 182 promotion
186
relief of insolvent debtors 190 treaty of peace with Great Britain
192
British evacuate New York Legislature meets in New York independ
199
debts due persons within enemys lines 204 proclamation of Con
208
1784 October
217
New York tradesmen and mechanics 228 veto indemnification
237
French in New York by British seamen 245 246 veto incorpora
249
1787 January
263
Annual meeting day of Legislature 263 Congress makes requisition
275
Legislature meets at Poughkeepsie 281 public debt Massachusetts
282
1788 December
289
1789 July
301
1791 January
311
1792 January
319
Presidential electors appointed 323 election of representatives in Con
331
European war 332 333 defense of New York city 333 British troops
338
Legislature meets at Poughkeepsie 348 preparing for defense of State
356
State aid to nation 359 fortifying islands in New York harbor
359
alien poor canals 365 Virginia resolutions to amend Constitution
367
versity lands at Fort George Ticonderoga and Crown Point 376
376
highways inspection laws 385 suit against State for lands claimed
385
thorizing St John Honeywood county clerk to practice as attorney
395
Troy and Lansingburgh 402 veto amending Militia Law 403 State
406
1798 August
420
Reply of President Adams to Legislatures address 425 446 qualifica
427
1800 January
448
457 Watervliet arsenal 458 Treasury Act amended 459 veto
457
1805 January
552
1806 January
567
1807 January
595
College 610 punishment of petit larceny 611 612 veto insurance
613
Attack on frigate Chesapeake 616 foreign relations 616 617 pre
619
1808 November
632
1809 January
644
Purchase of Oneida Indian lands 614 645 651 veto New Utrecht
651
European War 655 American commerce threatened 657 encouraging
658
Foreign relations revocation of French decrees 672 increase of home
674
Foreign relations 690 preparing for war 691 revision of statutes
702
poses veto Schultz relief bill 714 day of fasting hu liation
729
1812 November
735
War with Great Britain 735 military preparations 736 American
742
1814 January
784
1814 September Extraordinary Session
800
1815 January 824
824
Treaty of peace ratified day appointed for thanksgiving prayer
849
869 proposed new arsenal at Albany 870 871 veto incorporating
869
Prevailing peace 873 Northrop case 874 employment of prisoners
875
Abolition of slavery 880 881 election of representatives and presi
883
JOHN TAYLER LIEUTENANTGOVERNOR 887896
887
Special election ordered De Witt Clinton chosen Governor and John
894
DE WITT CLINTON GOVERNOR 8971127
897
Agriculture 897 depression of manufactures 899 internal communi
919
Time of annual meeting of Legislature 960 general condition of public
968
1820 January
1003
Financial embarrassments 1003 1004 agricultural 1005 commercial
1012
1820 November
1038
1821 January
1060
Federal interference in local elections 1060 lease of Albany arsenal
1080
New Constitution 1087 agriculture 1089 commercial interests 1099
1099

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