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Resolutions of the House introduced by

That the rules of the House of Representatives of the Forty-fourth Congress shall be

the rules of the House of Representatives until otherwise ordered; that a committee
of five, to consist of the Speaker, and four members, to be named by him, be appointed,
to whom shall be referred the rules of the House, and who shall be authorized to report
at any time such amendments on the revision of the same as they may think proper ...
That so much of the President's message as relates to the appropriations required for the

Army and the military establishments, the Navy, the courts, and for repairs, &c., for the
buildings of the Department of the Interior in consequence of the late fire, be referred
to the Committee on Appropriations, and as much as refers to the proposed interna-
tional exhibition of agriculture, industry, and the fine arts to be held at Paris in 1878, and
the proposed international prison congress to be held at Stockholm in 1878, be referred
to the Committee on Foreign Affairs....

.......... 102, 103
Resolutions of the House introduced by

That the President be respectfully requested, if not incompatible with the public intere
ests, to communicate to this House the correspondence with the Spanish government,
and the orders and directions of the Treasury Department to the collectors of customs,
in relation to the recent imposition of a differential duty of fifty cents per ton on Span-
ish vessels entering American ports, with such information in reference thereto as he
may deem necessary...

146
That the Secretary of the Treasury be, and he is hereby, requested to furnish the House of

Representatives, at the earliest practicable moment, copies of the contract made with a
certain syndicate of American and foreign bankers for the negotiation of the 4 per
cent. bonds of the United States, together with copies of all other papers relating
thereto; and also with a statement as to the present condition of such negotiation, and

whether it remains in force as originally made, without modification or change........ 146
That the Secretary of War be requested to furnish the House of Representatives, at the

earliest practicable moment, with information relative to medical officers of the Army
now on duty in the District of Columbia .....

167
That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be, and
they are hereby, directed to adjourn their respective Houses without day on Thursday,
the 22d instant, at 6 o'clock p. m....

213
That the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives be, and
they are hereby, directed to adjourn their respective Houses, without day, at 3 o'clock
p. m. this day..................

285
That the Committee of Ways and Means be anthorized to employ a doorkeeper or assist-

ant messenger, to be paid out of the contingent fund of the House of Representatives,
who shall receive the same compensation as is now paid to the messengers appointed
by the Doorkeeper......

289
Bills of the House introduced by-

Gas-works in District of Columbia, No. 1527.
Petitions presented by

A. M. Dudley........
H. Theyson.....
H. Weldon et al ....
Of refiners and exporters of sugars..

119
Of sundry claimants....

133
H. Erben......

239
Wren, Thomas, of Eureka, first district of Nevada :

Answered roll-call...
Sworn in ........

Member of Committee on Mines and Mining.....
Bills of the House introduced by

J. S. Luf, No. 901; W. Hayden, 1181.
Wright, Hendrick B., of Wilkesbarre, twelfth district of Pennsylvania :

Answered roll.call............
Sworn in....
Member of Committee on the Public Lands...

Manufactures ..
Resolutions of the House introduced by

That the Committee on Banking and Currency be directed to inquire into the propriety
of so amending the bank laws as to require, in the election of directors, the principle of
cumulative voting, where such law may exist in a State in which national banks are lo-
cated; also, as to the propriety of amending said laws so as to limit the efficiency of
proxies to six months..................

212
Bills of the House introduced by

Homestead laws, No. 110.
Petitions presented by

Of the citizens of Pennsylvania for a small loan to aid settlers on the public domain. ....
For aid to settle upon the public domain..
For post-route.......
Florida Colonization Society.....

174
A. Watson et al......

243
Wyoming Territory, Delegate from, appears, viz: William W. Corlett...

13
to regulate the cutting of timber on the public lands in..

H. R, 802.
to complete the penitentiary in.....

H. R. 803.
to transfer the penitentiary in, to said Territory...............

H. R. 804.
for the relief of settlers in the Wind River V

133
H. R. 1199.
for a military wagon-road in...

155
H. R. 1200.
for a law library in .........

156
H. R. 1201.

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H. R. 855.
Walcolm, Andrew ...................

198
****** H. R. 14242
Waldemar, Charles A., et al.........

...... 82, 132

H. R. 628.
Waldrope, Penelope ..
Waldrup, J. S., et al...
Walker, William H...

**** H. R. 1003.
Walker, Dabney

...... 152, 164

H. R. 1140.
Walker, C. II..

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H. R. 1315.
Walker, C.

172
Wall, Asa.....

146
H. R. 1094.
Waller, Charles ....

167
Walling, Smith J....

***** H. R. 419.
Walton, John.....
Ward, William ...

H. R. 188.
Ward, Peter M. .........

H. R. 895.
Ward, John M...

166
H. R. 1221.
Ward, Joseph ..............

H. R. 1610.
Warder, John A..

157
Warner, William H.

215
Warner, Robert..........

215
Warren, Henry ..........

86, 184
H. R. 689.
Warwick, W. S.......
Washington, Territory of, citizens of, for negotiations with the Cour d'Alene Indians ..........
Washington and Ohio Railroad Company.....
Waters, Samuel....

101
Watkins, Julia ...

192
***** H. R. 1313.
Watkins, William ..
Watson, Mrs. T. C...

***** H. R. 726.
Watson, Susan L....
Wead, D. D. ..........

H. R. 16.
Weatherby, Henry C...

6, 87
H. R. 706.
Weber, G. I........................
Webb, Martha ..
Webber, Mrs. Mary

26
Webber, J......
Webster, Ann H...
Webster, Benjamin

194
Webster, Amelia R....

H. R. 98.
Weed, Mary, et al..........................................................

118
Weeks, A...

132
Wehe, Anna...................

H. R. 1384.
Weil, Benjamin

166
H. Res. 39.
Welch, A. B. and J.J........

185
H. R. 954.
Welch, James.......

H. R. 111.
Weldon, Henry...........
Wellburn, A. C.

H. R. 1707.
Wellen, Ambrose et al..........

H. R. 149.
Wells, H. H...
Wells, James H........

H. R. 600.
Wells, Daniel T....

H. R. 632.
Wells, Nathan G...........

H. R. 1022.
Wentworth, Mark I.

171
West, Richard T...

****** 1. R. 169.
Weston, Thomas A

H. R. 314.
Westorer, W. A ...........

110
H. R. 861.

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West Virginia, citizens of, for an increase of the salaries of letter-carriers....

37
Methodist Episcopal Church South, of Charleston, for compensation for property
taken by the United States Army.......

125
citizens of, for compensation for destruction of the Baptist church at Raleigh

Court-House ..........

citizens of, for post-route..
Wheaton, Joseph......... *********** H. R. 1237.
Wheeler, William....
Wheeler, Francis I...........

252
H. R. 1579.
Wheeler, Julia J....

H. R. 1728.
Wheeler, E. A............

224
Whelock, Emily.....

198
********. 11. R. 1433.
Whittaker, John.........

*****HI. R. 1137, 1232.
Whitaker, Amelia Ann .......

** H. R. 1562.****
White, Thomas..............

H. R. 386.
White, Rollin.....

189
** U. R. 1269.
Whitehair, Amos, et al.............

112
******H, R. 890.
Whitehead, Mary E., et al..........

274
H. K. 1708.
Whiteley, B...

167
W ickes, Lambert....................................................................

147
Wickwire, George

200
*** *H. R. 1451.
Widney, Robert M..

HI. R. 456.
Wike, Levi.......................................................
Wilder, Charles

225
***mannen H. R. 1178.
Wilkes, Mary..
Wilkinson, Charles.........

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H. R. 119.
Wilkinson, Henry E..........

191
H. R. 1301.
Wilkinson, Mrs. Harriet W ........

27

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Willard, Susan E.....

177
Williams, Mary D....

69
H. R. 392.
whliams, John L.............

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H. R. 1145.
Williams, Maria K...
Williams, M. N., et al

172
Williams, Thomas ...

241
Williams, Henry M..

267
Williamson, Martha A ...

****** H. R. 592.
Willink, H. F.

H. R. 254.
Wills, Elizabeth.

210
Wilshire, William W

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Wilson, Joseph F...

32, 97
Wilson, R. P..

107
Wilson, Thomas ...

H, R. 472.
Wilson, Joseph E.................

H. R. 670.
Wilson, Theodore F...

146
Wilson, Mrs. Sarah..

172
Wilson, Theodore D..

H. R. 1752.
Winans, Lewis E...........

H. R. 92.
Winans, William

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H. R. 1631.
Wingate, George W., et al...........
Winn, John J.................................

H. R. 1644.
Wisconsin, citizens of, for an increase of the salaries of letter-carriers .....................26, 28, 37, 106

joint resolutions of the legislature of, favoring an appropriation for the erection of a

light-house and fog-signal on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior.........
a memorial of the legislature of, for an appropriation to aid in a survey of the Saint

Croix River.....
a memorial of the legistature of the State of, for appropriation to aid in survey of

the Saint Croix River, in Wisconsin....
citizens of, that the claims of pensioners be promptly adjusted..
memorial of the legislature of, asking an appropriation for the construction of a
light-house at the mouth of the harbor of Menomonee.....

105

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Wisconsin joint resolution of the legislature of, asking for an appropriation for the erection of a
light-house and fog.signal on Stannard's Rock, Lake Superior....

105
memorial of the legislature of, for legislation to improve the condition of the Oneida
· Indians........................

105
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memorial from the legislature of, asking the right of way and a grant of land for a
railroad through Northern Wisconsin ..

105
sundry memorials of the legislature of, relative to certain mail-routes ...... ...... 105, 131
memorial from the legislature of, relative to an appropriation for the Sturgeon Bay
and Lake Michigan Canal and Harbor .....

105
memorial of the legislature of, relative to an appropriation for the survey of Saint
Croix River ..

105
memorial of the legislature of, relative to the construction of fish-dams on Fox
River ....

105
memorial of the legislature of, relative to the survey of Wolf River from Lake Poy-
gan to the moutb of Red River........

105
legislature of, relative to silver coinage .......

119
citizens of, for the repeal of the bankrupt law
Wiswall, Howard......

H. R. 211.
Withers, Elizabeth ....

168
Witherspoon, John, et al ...........

H. R. 342.
Wolf. George....

143
Wolfe, Edmond ...
Wolff & Brown.....

173
Woolford, William D..

139
H. R. 1023.
Wood, W. L., et al..

99
Wood, Charles W.

.. 152, 161
***** H. R. 1142.
Wood, William W

242
Wood, Bligh E......

976
****** H. R. 1741.
Wood, Robert Y....
Woodall, Sarah, et al..

164
Woods, A. P.......
Woodward, John..

184
Woolf, Adam ....
Word, John M....
Work, G. P......

62,182
H. R. 275.
Worth, Andrew J....

210
Worthington, T.
Worthington, Hugh ...........

171
Wright, F.A....

167
Wright, George W

H. R. 511.
Wyoming Territory, relative to certain post-routes in .........
Wyrick, R. M ....

H. R. 582.****
Wyse, Francis 0................

***** H. R. 1578.
Wysham, W. E.........................

H. R. 1519.

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Yeates, Jesse J., of Murfreesborongh, first district of North Carolina :

Answered roll.call..............
Sworn in................. ...............................................................
Member of Committee on Banking and Currency ...........

Expenditures on Public Buildings......
Bills of the IIouse introduced by

Tax on fruit-brandy, No. 210; II. Wiswall, 211,
Petitions presented by

L. Ballance et al .....
E. Le Page et al ...
S. Waters.....
Trustees of North Capitol Methodist Episcopal Church......

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Young, Casey, of Memphis, tenth district of Tennessee :

Answered roll.call........
Sworn in.......
Member of Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds......

Mississippi Levees....
Resolutions of the Ilonse introduced by

That the sum of $3,840 be paid out of the miscellaneons funds of the House for expenses

incurred in the organization and service of the Doorkeeper's department for the present

special session of Congress.....
Bills of the House introduced by

Barataria ship-canal, No. 424; E. T. Freeman, 425 ; J. J. Busby, 426; Mrs. J. Elliott, 427;

refunding internal-revenue tax, 428; M. P. Bradford, 429; lot of land in Menphis, 1038;
Mississippi levees, 1039; refunding illegal taxes, 1386: P. Targarona, 1387; R. S. Jones,
1388; salaries in Doorkeeper's department, 1689; A. M. Cogswell, 1690; D. H. Held-
brood. 1691 : M. A. Jones. 1692 : W. B. Hamblin. 1693 : A. F. Bonner, (administrator)
1694; R. H. Clews, 1695; wharf and landing at Memphis, 1696 : marine hospital at Mem-
phis, 1697; Weber & Revel, 1698; R. L. Andrews, (administrator) 1699.

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Petitions presented by

F. A. Kendig .......
Letter-carriers....
L. McGuire et al....
I. Haghes et al.......
L, A. Jameson et al...
Benjamin Bibb et al....
P. Targarona
Port of Memphis..
M. & J. Boro......
M. App...... ***
E.G. Abbott et al...
E. J. Carr et al....
W. B. Hamlin......

101
126
133
149
149
149
204
215
259
268
268
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