for and in behalf of the people inhabitating this state, for their
free acceptance or rejection, the five following propositions,
and which, if accepted by this convention, in behalf of the people
as aforesaid, are to be obligatory on the United States, viz:
"First; That section numbered sixteen in every township, and
"when such section has been sold or otherwise disposed of,
"other lands equivalent thereto, and as contiguous as may be,
"shall be granted to the state for the use of the inhabitants of
"such township for the use of schools. Second; That all salt
"springs, not exceeding twelve in number, with six sections of
"land adjoining to each, shall be granted to the said state for
"the use of said state, the same to be selected by the legislature
"of said state, on or before the first day of January, in the year
"one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five, and the same,
"when so selected, to be used under such terms, conditions and
"regulations, as the legislature of said state shall direct; pro-
"vided, that no salt spring, the right whereof, now is, or here-
"after shall be confirmed or adjudged to any individual or
"individuals, shall, by this section, be granted to said state;
"and provided, also, that the legislature shall never sell or
"lease the same at any one time for a longer period than ten
"years, without the consent of Congress. Third; That five
"per cent, of the net proceeds of the sale of lands lying within
"the said territory or state, and which shall be sold by Con-
"gress, from and after the first day of January next, after de-
"ducting all expenses incident to the same, shall be reserved
"for making public roads and canals, of which three-fifths
"shall be applied to those objects within the state, under the
"direction of the legislature thereof, and the other two-fifths
"in defraying, under the direction of Congress, the expenses
Missouri Co7istitution of 1S20. 3o7
"to be incurred in making of a road or roads, canal or canals,
"leading to the said state. Fourth; That four entire sections
"of land be, and the same are hereby, granted to the said state,
"for the purpose of fixing their seat of government thereon;
"which said sections shall, under the direction of the legislature
"of said state, be located, as near as may be, in one body, at
"any time, in such townships and ranges as the legislature
"aforesaid may select, on any of the public lands of the United
"States; provided, that such location shall be made prior to
"the public sale of the lands of the United States surrounding
"such location. Fifth; That thirty-six sections, or one entire
"township, which shall be designated by the President of the
"United States, together with the other lands heretofore re-
"serv^ed for that purpose, shall be reserved for the use of a
"seminary of learning, and vested in the legislature of said
"state, to be appropriated solely for the use of such seminary,
"by the Legislature."
Now, this convention, for and in behalf of the people in-
habiting this state, and by the authority of the said people,
do accept the five before recited propositions offered by the
act of Congress under which they are assembled; and, in pur-
suance of the conditions, requisitions, and other provisions,
in the before recited act of Congress contained, this convention,
for and in behalf of the people inhabiting this state, do ordain,
agree, and declare, that every and each tract of land sold by the
United States, from and after the first day of January next,
shall remain exempt from any tax laid by order, or under the
authority, of the state, whether for state, county, or township,
or any other purpose whatever, for the term of five years, from
and after the respective days of sale thereof; and that the
bounty lands granted, or hereafter to be granted, for military
services during the late war, shall, while they continue to be
held by the patentees, or their heirs, remain exempt as afore-
said from taxation for the term of three years, from and after
the date of the patents respectively; Provided, nevertheless,
that, if the Congress of the United States shall consent to repeal
and revoke the following clause in the fifth proposition of the
sixth section of the act of Coneress before recited, and in these
58 Missouri Struggle for Statehood.
words, viz: "That every and each tract of land, sold by the
United States from and after the first day of January next,
shall remain exempt from any tax laid by order, or under the
authority, of the state, whether for state, county, or township,
or any other purpose whatever, for the term of five years from
and after the day of sale, and further," that this convention,
for and in behalf of the people of the state of Missouri, do
hereby ordain, consent and agree, that the same be so revoked
and repealed, without which consent of the Congress as afore-
said, the said clause to remain in full force and operation as
first above provided for in this ordinance: and this convention
doth hereby request the Congress of the United States so to
modify their third proposition, that the whole amount of five
per cent, on the sale of public lands therein offered may be
applied to the construction of roads and canals, and the pro-
motion of education, within this state, under the direction of
the legislature thereof. And this convention, for and in behalf
of the people inhabiting this state, and by the authority of the
said people, do further ordain, agree, and declare, that this
ordinance shall be irrevocable without the consent of the United
Done in convention, at St. Louis, in the state of Missouri,
this nineteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord,
one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and of the
independence of the United States of America the
By order of the Convention,
DAVID BARTON, President.
William G. Pettus, Secretary.
STATE OF MISSOURI,
St. Louis, September 27, 1820.
I, David Barton, president of the convention of tlio late
territory of Missouri, certify the foregoing to be true copies of
the constitution of said state, and of "An ordinance declaring
the assent of the people of the state of Missouri, by their repre-
Missouri Constitution of IS 20. 359
sentatives in convention assembled, to certain conditions and
provisions in the act of Congress of the sixth of March, one
thousand eight hundred and twenty, entitled 'An act to author-
ize the people of Missouri territory to form a constitution and
state government, and for the admission of such state into the
Union, on an equal footing with the original states, and to
prohibit slavery in certain territories."
MISSOURI'S SOLEMN PUBLIC ACT, JUNE 26, 182L
A SOLEMN PUBLIC ACT, declaring the assent of this
State to the fundamental condition contained in a resolution passed
by the Congress of the United States, providing for the admission
of the State of Missouri into the Unio7i on a certain condition.
Whereas, the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States, by their resolution approved on the second day
of March, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty-
one, did declare that Missouri shall be admitted into this Union,
upon an equal footing with the original States in all respects
whatever, upon the fundamental condition, that the fourth
clause of the twenty-sixth section of the third article of the
constitution, submitted on the part of said State to Congress,
shall never be construed to authorize the passage of any law,
and that no law shall be passed in conformity thereto, by which
any citizen of either of the States in this Union, shall be ex-
cluded from the enjoyment of any of the privileges and immu-
nities to which such citizen is entitled under the Constitution
of the United States; provided, that the legislature of the said
State, by a solemn public act, shall declare the assent of said
state, to the said fundamental condition, and shall transmit
to the President of the U. States, on or before the fourth Monday
in November next, an authentic copy of the said act; upon the
receipt whereof, the President, by proclamation shall announce
the fact, whereupon, and without any further proceeding on
the part of Congress, the admission of said state into this LInion
shall be considered as complete.
Now, for as much as the good people of this state have by
the most solemn and public act in their power, virtually assented
to the said fundamental condition, when by their representa-
tives in full and free convention assembled, they adopted the
constitution of this state, and consented to be incorporated
Missouri's Solemyi Public Act, 1821. 361
into the Federal Union, and governed by the constitution of
the United States, which among other things provides that the
said constitution, and the laws of the United States made in
pursuance thereof, and all treaties made, or which shall be
made under the authority of the United States, shall be the
supreme law of the land, and the judges in every state shall
be bound thereby, anything in the constitution or law of any
state to the contrary notwithstanding; and although this
general assembly are of opinion that the congress of the United
States have no constitutional power to annex any condition
to the admission of this state into the federal Union, and that
this general assembly have no power to change the operation
of the constitution of this state, except in the mode prescribed
by the constitution itself; Nevertheless, as the congress of the
United States have desired this general assembly to declare
the assent of this state to said fundamental condition, and
forasmuch as such declaration will neither restrain, or enlarge,
limit or extend the operation of the constitution of the United
States, or of this state, but the said constitutions will remain
in all respects as if the said resolution had never passed, and
the desired declaration was never made, and because such
declaration will not divest any power or change the duties of any
of the constituted authorities of this state, or of the United
States, nor impair the rights of the people of this state, or im-
pose any additional obligation upon them, but may promote
an earlier enjoyment of their vested federal rights, and this
state being moreover determined to give to her sister states,
and to the world, the most unequivocal proof of her desire to
promote the peace and harmony of the Union, Therefore,
Be it enacted and declared by the General Assembly of the State of
Missouri, and it is hereby solemnly and publicly enacted and
That this state has assented and does assent that the fourth
clause of the twenty-sixth section of the third article of the
constitution of this state, shall never be construed to authorize
the passage of any law, and that no law shall be passed in con-
formity thereto, by which any citizen of either of the United
States shall be excluded from the enjoyment of any of the
362 Missouri Struggle for Statehood.
privileges and immunities to which such citizens are entitled
under the constitution of the United States.
Approved, June 26, 1821.
Terr. Laws. v. I. p. 758-759.
Mo. Sess. Act, spec. 1821, pp. 9-11.
NOTE: — Abbreviations: const. — Mo. constitution of 1820; const, conv. —
Mo. constitutional convention of 1820; (Del.) — Delegate to Mo. const, conv.;
f — page following; n — note; pop. — population; rep. — representative; sen. —
senator or senate.
General terms, e. <?., government, refer to Missouri or Upper Louisiana except
where otherwise indicated.
Adj. gen., const. 240, 345.
Administrative acts const, conv. 168ff.
Alcorn, James, rep. 268, 311.
Allen, Bethel, rep. 268.
Amendments, const. 228, 347; proposed 1820, 272, 277ff; 1821,
Anti-Restrictionists in Mo. 1820, 121ff.
Apportionment, del. const, conv. 75n, 167; rep. & sen. 1820,
Appropriation, Mo. Leg. 1820, 285; 1821, 317.
Arkansas county, created, 46; divided, 46; opposed incorp. in
Mo. 51f; pop. 46nfn; see Pop.
Arkansas country and territory, boundary on north, 47ff;
created 48; petitions for ter. govt. 54n; Mo. R. boundary
petitions, 60; pop. 46n; omitted in Mo. ter. leg. petition,
53; relation to Mo. 47f; represented unfairly in Mo. ter.
leg. 1818, 53; trade outlet, 47f, 49; see Petitions.
Ashley, Gen. Wm. H., 265ff, 271.
Attorney gen. const. 240, 343; salary 285.
Auditor, const. 240, 338; salary 285.
Austin, Moses, 140.
Baber, Hiram H. (Del.) 136, 149nf, 201.
Bail, const. 348.
Ball, John S. 123, 129n; rep. 268; 272; 311; on Bank 319.
Bank, State, 190f ; const. 226, 344; gen. assbly. 1820, 289; 1821,
Barcroft, Elias, sen. 269.
Barton, David, (Del.) 42, 48, 84, 120f, 129, 136fif, 149n, 150nf;
pres. const, conv. 167ff, 180, 187n; author, const. 198ff,
leader conv. 203f; 249; slated for judge 258; vote for U. S.
Sen. 272; elected Barton 273f; not permitted seat in Cong.
290; letter to Mo. 1820-21, 293ff, 298f, 301; seat and salary
in Cong. 306ff, 326.
Barton, Joshua, 84, 141, 205; rep. 268f; sec. state 286.
Bassenit, G. 285.
Bates, Edward, (Del.) 82, 121, 136, 140ff; children 143n; 149nf ;
176n; on taxation 180; on draft, const. 183f, 186, 188ff,
192; author, const. 195ff, 204, 207; atty. gen. 286.
Bates, Frederick 135n; cand. gov. 251f.
Bates, William, rep. 268, 311.
Beck, Abner 124n, 129n.
Bennett, Wm. 166n.
Bent, Silas, 167; sen. 269f.
Benton, Thomas, author resol. 1819, 84ff ; 93n, 99n, 101, 114-134,
136n, 138, 149nf; slated for U. S. Sen. 258; 272, 290;
letters to Mo. 293fif; seat in Cong, and pay, 306ff.
Berry, Maj. T. 93.
Bettis, Elijah (Del.) 150nf; 201.
Bill of Rights, 1812, 33; const. 183, 206.
Birthplace of Del., see Del.
Bobb, John, 123; 129n.
Hoggs, L. W., 93.
Bollinger, Geo. F., sen. 269.
Boone, Jesse B., rep. 268; 288.
Boone. Maj. Nathan, (Del.) 135n; 152f; 171; 196ff.
Boone county, 288.
Boone's Lick Country, pop. 42, 72n; on boundaries, 45, 57; on
del. 70f, 167; 114; pro-slavery, 117; new counties, 288; 309.
Boonville, Mo., 275.
Boulware, Philip, rep. 268.
Boundary— Ark. and Mo.: petition 1817, 39, 322; 1818, 43ff,
324f; 1819, 50f, 60; 1820, 66ff, 213, 329; see Scott.
Bounty lands, 80.
Bowles, Caleb, 123; 129n.
Brady, Thomas, 270.
Bribery, const. 220, 332.
Brickey, John S. 270; 288.
Broadhead, James O. 141.
Brow^n, John, 124n.
Brown, Robert T. (Del.) loOnf; 201.
Bryant, David, 119.
Buckner, Alexander, (Del.) 55n; 119n; 138n; 150nf; 176n; 179;
184; author, const. 196ff.
Burckhartt, N. S. (Del.) pro-slavery, 117n; 150nf; 201.
Byrd, Abraham, sen. 269.
Byrd, Stephen, (Del.) 21; 150f; 201.
Caldwell, James, rep. 268; 270; 310n.
Caldwell, Samuel K. sen. 269.
Callaway county, 288.
Campaign, State election 1820, 254-266.
Cape Girardeau county, boundary, 34, 46; cand. const, conv.
118f; delegates, 131f; public meet. 1819, 90; Mo. River
boundary petition, 51; pop. 26. See Pop.
Capitol of Mo. 72. See Perm, and Temporary Seat of Govt.
Carr, Lucien, 313, 316.
Carr, William C. 84.
Carroll, Henry, 88f.
Caucus, 1820 in St. Louis, 121, 259.
Celebrations, see Resolutions, St. Louis etc.
Census, see Population.
Chancellor, see Judicial Department; 277.
Chancery Court, see Judicial Dept. ; 342.
Chariton, Howard county, public dinners 1819, 93, 95; 147.
Chariton county, 288.
Charless, Joseph, 99n; see Editorials, Mo. Gazette; 120; 126;
Chouteau, Col. Augustus, 20; views on govt. 23; 93n.
Chouteau, Pierre, Jr. (Del.) 121; 129f; 150nf; 176n; 192n; 200.
Christy, Wm. State auditor, 286; 288.
Circuit courts, see Judic. Dept., 342.
Clark, Bennett, sen. 269.
Clark, Mrs. Julia (Wm.) 257n.
Clark, Robert P. (Del.) 117n; 135n; 160nf; 183; 200.
Clark, Gov. Wm. 135n; cand. for gov. 256ff; 261f; 272.
Clay, Henry, Mo. — Me. bills, G2; toast to, 94n; second Mo.
Comp. 1821, 295ff ; Mo.'s idol 1821, 304.
Cleaver, Stephen, (Del.) 152nf; 200.
Clergy, in const. 219, 332.
Cobb's amend, to Mo. bill 1821, 295.
Cole county, 288.
Collector of public money, const. 332.
College, see University of Missouri.
Committee on Enrollment, const. 192, 204.
Committee on Style, const. 188ff, 207ff.
Congress, Mo. Bill 1818, 38, 41; Mo. Question 1818-1819, 5off;
1819-1820, 62ff; 1820-1821, 290-301. For acts relating to
Louisiana and Missouri, see Mo. Laws Organic.
Congressional Restriction of slavery in Missouri, see Congress,
Const. Conv., Public Opinion.
Constitutional Convention of Missouri, 1820; Benton on, 86nf;
committees, 182, 202ff; cost of, 175; election of delegates,
114-134; the delegates, 135-165; draft, const. 182fT; enabling
act, 68-80; Journal of, 169ff; labors of, 166-192; see Mo.
Const.; pay of del. 174ff; wire-pulling in, 258f.
Constitutional History, see La. and Mo. Territory.
Constitutions of States and United States, general 177f.
Cook, John B. (Del.) 48; 89; 136; 149n; 150nf; conv. work,
167f; 180; 183fT; 188fT; 192; author, const. 195ff, 204, 208;
slated for judge, 258; judge, 286.
Cook, Nathaniel, (Del.) 150nf; 168n; 183f; 186; 200; camp, for
lieutenant gov. 265; 272.
Cooper county, 43; pro-slavery, 117; see Const. Conv., Pop.
Coroner, const. 247, 340.
Cote Sans Dessein, for temp, seat of govt. 275ff.
Counties, size, 233, 336; courts in, 246.
County courts, 342.
Cummins, Richard W. sen. 269.
Dawson, Robert D. (Del.) 150nf; 190; author, const. 196ff.
Declaration of Rights, const. 234ff; 347.
Delegates to Const. Conv. See Const. Conv.; election of, 116-
134; personnel of, 135-165; pay of, 175; list of, 354f.
Desha, Capt. R. M. 93.
Devore, Uriah J. rep. 268; 274; 276.
Didier, Pierre, State treasurer, 286.
Distribution of Powers, const. 214, 330.
Dodge, Augustus Caesar, 147n.
Dodge, Henry, (Del.) 89; 136; 144fT; 152f; 200.
Dougherty, William, rep. 269.
Douglass, Thompson, 167n; 270.
Duel, Benton-Lucas, 260n.
Dunklin county, 45.
Easton, Rufus, 11; letter to Jefferson, 1805, 21; 123; 141.
Eaton proviso to Mo. bill, 291.
Economic position of Dehgates, 163.
Editorials in Mo. Newspapers, 1819 over action of Cong. 1818-
19, 99-106; 1820-21, 293, 297ff; on el. of del. 114-134.
Education, 77; 344; 209; leg. control in const. 225f, 327; see
Education of Delegates, 163.
Edwards' amend, to Mo. bill, 63.
Edwardsville (III.) Spectator, 104, 112n.
Electors, see Leg. Dept; 331f.
Elections: Territorial, 128n; State, const. 231, 340, 348; cam-
paign 1820, 255fT; first, 249, 254f, 266ff, 353; U. S. Senators,
Elliott, Henry, cand. for lieut. gov. 1820, 265; 272.
Elston, Elias, rep. 268.
Emancipation, const. 232; 334f; see Slavery.
Emmons, Benjamin, (Del.) 42; 150nf; 168n; 180; 183f; 192;
author const. 199ff; sen. 269; 275f ; 326.
Enabling Act for Missouri, 66ff ; 114f ; see Mo. Laws Organic.
English, Robert, rep. 268.
Ernst, Ferdinand, 112n.
Eustis' Mo. Bill 1821, 294f.
Evans, James, (Del.) 176n; 183; 185; author, const. 196ff; 201;
Evans, Joseph, rep. 268; 276.
Executive Committee on Const. 235ff; 337ff.
Ex-Post Facto law, 349.
Ferguson, G. W. 121; 167; 270.
Findlay, J. S. (Del.) 93; 98; pro-slavery, 117n; 136; 151n; conv.
work, 171nf, 188ff, 191f; author, const. 199ff, 204, 208.
Flint, Rev. Timothy, 119.
Florissant, Mo. anti-restriction slavery meet. 122; for temp.
seat of govt. 275f.
Foot's Mo. Resol. 1821, 295.
Franklin, Mo. pub. meet. July 1819, 57, 88f, 93, 95; May 1819,
92; 1821, 302, 309; for location of temp, seat of govt. 275f.
M S— 24
Franklin county, 43n; see Const. Con v., Pop.
Free Negroes, see Mulattoes.
French, 160; see La. Dist. and Ter.
Fromentin, Eligius, 20f.
Fugitive Slave Law, 80.
Gamble, Archibald, 167n.
Garnier, Joseph V. 167n.
Gasconade county, 288.
Geiger, John, 119.
General Assembly of Missouri: First, 1st sess. 1820, appor.
248f; members, 268ff; meeting, 270ff; committees, 271; el.
U. S. Sen. 271ff; loc. temp, seat govt. 271ff; amend, to
const. 277ff; salaries and mileage, 281f; taxes and finances,
283ff; el. and sal. of State officials, 285f; presidential elect-
ors, 287f; misc. leg., new counties, perm, seat govt. & 288;
const. 351; memorial to Cong. 294. Special Session, June
1821: no demand for, 308; gov. proc. 309; meeting, 310;
resol. of Cong. 31 Iff; solemn public act, 31 Iff; error in
Cong. Resol. 31of; const, amend, proposed, 318; public
opinion on session, 319; see also Leg. Dept.
Gentry, Richard, 93.
Geyer, Henry S. 84; 121; rep. 269; 278; 281; 289; 310n; 311; 316.
Government, French views on, 13, 15, 22f, 30f.
Governor, const. 221, 236ff, 331, 337f, 342; first State camp,
for, 256ff, 345.
Grand Jury, see Presentments.
Graves, Thomas W. rep. 268.
Green, Duff, (Del.) 92f; pro-slav. 117n; 136; 147ff; 150nf; work
in const, conv. 171f; 180; 183f; author, const. 199ff; 207;
Great Seal of Missouri, see Seal, State.
Hall, John, rep. 268.
Hammond, Samuel, (Del.) 120; 131n; 149n; loOnf; 167; 183;
author, const. 196ff.
Harper, William, slated for judge, 258; chancellor, 287.
Harris, Tyre, rep. 268.
Heath, John G. (Del.) loOnf; conv. work, 171f; 179; 184; 200;
rep. 268f; 31 If.
Heath, R. & J. 276.
Hempstead, Ch. S. 48.
Hempstead, Edward, 34.
Hemstead, Thomas, 114.
Henry, Isaac N. 171n.
Henry, Malcolm, (Del.) 131n; 135n; 150nf; 201.
Henry & Co., see St. Louis Enquirer.
Herculaneum, Mo. meet, at 1820, 119; for loc. temp, seat govt.
Hodder, Prof. 314, 316.
Holmes' Rept. to House on Mo. Bill, 1820, 65; toast to, 94.
Homestead Bill, 146.
Honey, John W. 120.
Horrocks, Edward, 167n.
House of Representatives, see Leg. Dept.
Houts, Christo. G. (Del.) 158nf; 191; 201.
Howard, Gov. Benj. Proclamation 1812, 34.
Howard county, el. del. 1820, 132; State el. 1820, 265; grand
jury 1819, 97; Mt. Pleasant Bap. Assn. 1819, 91; pro-
slav. 117; slave pop. 120n; pub. meet. May 1819, 92, July
1819, 57, 88f, 93; see also Boone's Lick, Const. Conv., Pop.
Hudspeth, Geo. rep. 268.
Hunt, Wilson P. 121fn; 129nf.
Hunter, Nancy Ann, 147n.
Hutchings, John, (Del.) 39; 158nf; 201.
Illinois Enab. Act. 73f; 76.
Immigration to Mo. along Mo. River, 1812-1818, 45; 115; 133.
Impeachments, const. 230; 335.
Indians, removal of to west of Miss. R. views of Jefferson 18f.
Inferior tribunals, const. 246, 342.
Internal improvements, 78; const. 226, 327, 344.
Iowa, southern part little known 1818, 44.
Irish of St. Louis, 96.
Jackson, Mo. business and political center 1818, 55n; pub.
meet. 1819, 90; 114.
Jackson Missouri Herald, lOOn; 104; pro-slav. 120n, 130.
Jefferson, Thomas, letter on moving Indians, 19; first Mo. Comp.
Jefferson county, 43n; grand jury 1819, 98; cand. for conv. 119f;
results of el. 131f.
Johnson, James, rep. 268.
Jones, John Rice (Del.) 38; 48; 136ff; children of, 140n; 144;
149nf; 168n; 176n; 183ff; 187n; 191; author, const. 196ff;
204; slated for U. S. Sen. 258, vote for, 272; clerk of house,
270; judge, 286.
Journal Mo. Const. Conv. 1820, see Const. Conv.
Judicial Department, const. 242ff; 341ff.
Judiciary Com. on const. 183.
Jury Trial, const. 348.
Justice, const. 348.
Justices of Peace, const. 343.
Lafayette county, 135n.
Lake Michigan to Miss. River, 78.
Land Grants, Spanish, 11, 113; Lucas, 121, 274.
Land Speculators, 12n.
Lawrence county, pop. 47; relation to Mo. 49; trade outlet, 49;
see Ark. Ter., Petitions, Population.
Laws, for acts relating to La. and Mo., see Mo. Laws Organic.
Lawyer Junto of St. Louis, 106n, 259.
Lawyers, French dislike of, 24; in Mo. Ter. 155f; and merchants,
Lead Mines, 77, 327.
Leduc, M. P. 121; rep. 268; 273.
Legislative acts of Const. Conv. 176ff.
Legislative Committee of Const. Conv. 183.
Legislative Dept. in Const. 215ff, 330-336.
Legislative Process, const. 333, 338.
Lieutenant Governor, const. 221; 239f; 339.
Lillard, Wm. (Del.) slave owner, 117n; 135n; 150nf; 201; rep.
Lillard county, 288.
Limitations on Legislative Dept. const. 231f.
Lincoln county, 43n; grand jury 1819, 98; pro-slavery del. 118;
el. of del. 131f; see Const. Conv., Pop.
Lindsey, John, 94.
Linn, Lewis F. 147n.
Little Platte River, 44; 58.
Logan, David, sen. 269.
Logan, James, 288.
Long, Wm. 124n; 129.
Louisiana, cession and sentiment at time of, llfT; Fr. and Span-
ish title and law, 9; District, 15f; Province, 9flF; State,
168n; Ter. 9-36; see Population.
Lowndes com. of House, 291f.
Lowry, Dr. J. J. 93.