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A bill for reviving and continuing the Court of

Commissioners of Alabama Claims, and for the
distribution of the unappropriated moneys of
the Geneva award.
A bill to amend chapter 30 of the Revised Stat-

utes of the United States relating to the Dis-
trict of Columbia, and especially to notaries

public.
A bill amending section 1000 of the Revised Stat.

utes of the United States.
A bill to provide a penalty for wanton injury to

the public libraries in the District of Columbia
and in the Territories of the United States.
A bill prescribing an oath of office.......
A bill to enlarge the jurisdiction of the Court of

Claims, and for other purposes.
7 A bill to refund a duplicate tax to Boehm Broth.

ers, of New York.
A bill for the relief of Othniel P. Hollis, of the

Soldiers' Home, Augusta, Maine.
A bill to provide a permanent form of govern.

ment for the District of Columbia.
A bill granting a pension to Perley P. Roberts..
A bill granting a pension to Agnes Fairly, widow

of David Fairly.
A bill for the relief of Edgar A. Beach, of Essex,

Vermont.
A bill for the relief of H. G. Boardman, post-

master at Milton, Vermont.

A bill granting a pension to Samuel Stinson, jr..
15 | A bill for the relief of De Forest W. Carpenter,

postmaster at Richford, Vermont.
| A bill to reimburse D. D. Wead, postmaster at

Sheldon, Vermont, for stamps and money stolen

from him December 31, 1873.
17 | A bill to pay Edgar A. Beach, of Essex, Ver.

mont, the sum therein named.
A bill to repeal the act entitled "An act to es-

tablish a uniform system of bankruptcy
throughout the United States," approved
March 2, 1867, and all laws and parts of laws

amendatory thereof.
19 A bill to provide for the appointment of a com-

mission on the subject of the alcoholic-liquor

traffic.
A bill to extend the scope and efficiency of an

act entitled "An act to secure homesteads to
actual settlers on the public domain," approved

May 20, 1862.
21 A bill to repeal the several sections of the Re.

vised Statutes embracing the “tenure of civil

office act."
A bill for the distribution, to those who are en-

titled to it, of the remainder of the Geneva

award.
TA bill for the relief of George B. Upton, execu.

tor, and Ann C. Upton, executrix, of the will

of George B. Upton, deceased.
24 | A bill to relieve certain ships and vessels from

compulsory pilot-fees.
A bill to provide uniform certificates of election

of members of Congress.
| A bill to apply the proceeds of sales of public

lands to the education of the people, and for
the encouragement and support of colleges for
the advancement of agriculture and the me-

chanic arts.
A bill granting a pension to Thomas S. Peterson,

of Salen, Essex County, Massachusetts.
A bill for the relief of the heirs of Nicolas Fou-

guet and Marc Antoine Fouquet.
A bill granting a pension to Othniel T. Hollis...!
A bill in relation to expenses of paymasters of

the United States when traveling on duty with
troops or escorts ordered for the protection of
public funds or property.

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31 A bill to amend chapter 7, of title 34, of the Re-

vised Statutes.
32 A bill for the erection of a light-house on Whale

Rock, at the entrance of Narragansett Bay.
A bill to reduce postage on letters......
A bill to provide that all pensions on account of

death, wounds received, or disease contracted
in the service of the United States since March
4, 1861, which have been granted, or shall
hereafter be granted previous to January 1,
180, shall be paid at the rate paid on the pas.
sage of this act, and whall commence from the
date of death or discharge, and for the pay-

ment of arrears.
35. A bill to equalize the pay of rear-admirals on

the retired list.
A bill for the relief of Aloysius J. Kane...
A bill for the relief of S. M. Norton, of Bristol,

Connecticut,
A bill for the repeal of the existing national tax

on deposits in Navings institutions,
A bill for the relief of James Caler, of Stamford,

Connecticut.
A bill to repeal section 15 of the act to amend

existing customs and internal revenue laws

and section 129 of the national-bank act,

A bill granting a pension to Mary Desbrow .....
42 | A bill granting a pension to Lucius Sackett, of

Beacon Fall:, Connecticut.
1 A bill for the relief of George F. Selleck, late

lieutenant Fifth Regiment Connecticut Volun.

teers.
A bill granting additional pension to John F.

Chase, of Saybrook, Connecticut,
A bill for the relief of Thomas Butler, late a

private in Company M, Third United States
Cavalry.
A bill for the relief of Sidney F. Oviatt, post.

master at Orange, Connecticut.
A bill for the relief of Robert C. Narramore,

late postmaster at Derby, Connecticut.
A bill for the relief Marvin H. Amesbury .....
A bill for the relief of Moses Bradley, & private

in Company L, First Regiment Connecticut

Heavy Artillery.
A bill for the relief of George Cowles, of New

Haven, Connecticut.
A bill for continuing the improvements in Milford

Harbor, in the State of Connecticut.
A bill for continuing the improvements at the
mouth of Connecticut River, Saybrook, Con.

necticut.
A bill to simplify existing laws imposing and

collecting duties upon imports, and to remove
all ambiguities therefrom; also to reduce the
rates on imported merchandise, restore the
duty upon tea and coffee, and enlarge the free

list.
54 A bill to restore the national credit by funding

the non-interest-bearing debt into bonds bear-
ing interest at the rate of 4 per cent. per an.
num, payable at the expiration of forty years.
A bill to provide that all pensions on account of

death, wounds received, or disease contracted
in the service of the United States since March
4. 1861, which have been granted, or which
shall bereafter be granted, on application filed
previous to January 1, 1879, shall commence
from the date of death or discharge, and for

the payment of the arrears of pensions.
56 A bill to regulate and facilitate the payment of

duties upon imported merchandise.
57 A bill to provi le for the classification of fabrics

and other&r icles composed of mixed materials

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A bill to provide for the construction of an act

entitled "An act to amend the customs-rey-

enue laws, and to repeal moieties."
59' A bill to simplify the sixteenth subdivision of

Schedule B, section 2504, Revised Statutes of
the United States, relating to glass, in order to
harmonize with subdivisions of the same
schedule.
A bill to repeal duties on packages, commisgions,

transportation, and covering of goods, &c.
A bill to provide for the repeal of all taxes upon

capital and deposits of State and national
banking institutions, &c.; also to abolish the
two-cent stamp upon bank-checks.
A bill to provide for the abolition of all bonds

for duties on imported merchandise while the
latter remains in the custody of the govern-

ment, &c.
63 A bill to provide for the valuation of imports

upon which customs duties are imposed, pay.

ing in whole or in part ad valorem rates.
64 A bill to provide for the prompt payment, with

interest and costs, of all judgments obtained
against the government for refund or over-

payment of duties.
65 A biil to provide for the reduction of duties upon

all laces manufactured by hand.
A bill to provide for the responsibility of the

government for all imported merchandise

while in its custody.
67 A bill to provide for a refund of redemption-

agency expenses.
A bill to further declare the meaning of section
5219 of the Revised Statutes of the United

States, and its correct interpretation.
69 A bill to provide for the abolition of all naval

offices in port of entry where a Uuited States

Appraisers' department is established,
A bill authorizing a settlement of the claim of the

estate of the late Rear-Admiral John A. Dabl. |

gren.
71 ' A bill to promote efficiency and harmony in the

1 Navy.
| A bill to protect the interests of enlisted men and

others in the Navy.
A bill for the relief of John H. Morris, late col.
lector of internal revenue of the tenth district

of the State of New York.
74 A bill to authorize notaries public to take and

certify oaths, affirmations, depositions, and

acknowledgments in certain casey.
75 A bill providing for the abolition of prize-money.
76 A bill in relation to clerks, deputy clerks, and

assistant clerks in the United States courts.
77 A bill for the relief of Richard H. Birmingham,

sergeant Company A, Sixty.ninth Regiment
New York State Volunteers.
A bill granting a pension to John H. Reilly...
A bill granting a pension to Robert Butler ....

A bill granting a pension to Alexander Bond...
| A bill granting a pension to A. M. Atwood......
A bill for the relief of Alexander Anderson, late

first lieutenant Fourteenth New York Volun.

teer Cavalry.
83 A bill to remove the disabilities imposed by the

third section of the fourteenth article of the
amendments of the Constitution of the United

States.
84 A bill providing for the issue of silver coin on

depoxit of bullion,
85 A bill to repeul an act authorizing the coinage

of a twenty.cent piece of silver.
86 A bill to provide for the settlement of the ac!

counts of nokmen, &c., for excess of tight
bours' labor.

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A bill for the relief of Peter M. Halwick.......
A bill for the relief of Alonzo Snyder, of Liy.

ingston County, New York,
A bill for the relief of Nancy A. Herrick, of

Rochester, New York.
A bill granting a pension to Susan A. Henzlit,

aunt of George W. Heazlit, a deceased soldier,
A bill granting a pension to William H. Gould,

a private in the late war,
1 A bill for the relief of Lewis E. Winang, late a

private in Company C, Fourth New York
Heavy Artillery.
A bill granting a pension to Elizabeth Reese,

widow of John Reese, & deceased soldier.
| A bill granting a pension to Elizabeth Page,

widow of Eliphet Page, & soldier in the war

of 1812.
A bill granting a pension to Nathan Dickerson,

a soldier in the war of 1812.
A bill granting a pension to Henry Hadley, late

private Company G, Eighty-sixth New York

Volunteer Infantry.
97 A bill granting a pension to William A. Miller...
| A bill granting a pension to Amelia R. Webster

A bill granting a pension to Charles Slawson....
A bill to amend section 2958 of the Revised

Statutes.
101 A bill applying the proceeds of the public lands

to the support of free schools.
102 A bill equalizing taxes.......
103 | A bill granting a pension to William S. Fonda..
104 A bill for the relief of Eliza Howard Powers....
105 A bill declaring the Department of Agriculture

one of the Executive Departments,
106 A bill to establish a Department of Commerce..
107 | A bill granting a pension to Mary A. Kerrick ...
108 A bill granting & pension to Lawrence W. Smith

A bill to repeal the act of the 14th of January,

1875, entitled "An act to provide for the re.
sumption of specie payments."
A bill supplemental to an act entitled "An act
to secure bomesteady to actual settlers on the

public domain," approved May 20, 1862.
A bill for the relief of James Welch, Seven.

teenth Regiment Michigan Volunteers.
112 A bill to survey the Austin-Topolovampo Pa-

cífic route.

A bill granting a pension to Elizabeth D. Stone.
114 A bill to provide for the stamping of unstamped

documents or papers.
A bill granting & pension to Eliza Bowers, a

widow of a soldier of the war of 1812.

A bill for the relief of Thomas Hunter......
117 | A bill authorizing the issue of a pension to An-

drew Jackson (colored), of Pittsburgh, Penn-

sylvania,
118 A bill to regulate commerce and to prohibit dis-

criminations by common carriers.
119 A bill to remove the charges against Lientenant

Charles Wilkinson, late of Company K, Sev.
enty-third Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers,

on file in the War Department,
A bill for the relief of Second Lieutenant E, E.

Dravo, Sixth United States Cavalry.
121 A bill for the relief of James Millinger

A bill for the relief of Nancy G. Miller, of Pitts-

burgh.

A bill granting a pension to Regina Quentin ...
124 A bill granting a pension to James B. Treadwell,

major of the Eighty-fifth Regiment Pennsylva.

nia Volunteers.
125 A bill for the relief of Captain Charles S. Reisinger
| A bill for the relief of James R. Gordon, of Coi

lumbia Cross-Roads, Bratford County, Penn-
sylvania,

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127 A bill for the relief of Daniel Compton, of Troy,

Bradford County, Pennsylvania.
128 A bill for the relief of William J. Pollock, late

collector of internal revenue of the second dis-

trict of Pennsylvania
129 A bill to secure service of process in United

States courts in certain cases.
130 A bill for the relief of the heirs of Richard W.

Meade.
131 A bill for the relief of J. G. Fell. Edward

Hoopes, and George Burnham, trustees.
A bill for the relief of Ana M. Rolas y Robaldo,

widow of Francisco Robaldo, deceased.
133 A bill for the relief of Doctor John B. Rand ....
134 A bill for the relief of Jacob G. Croman, of Dick-

ipson, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania,
135 A bill for the relief of Daniel J. Benner, of Get.

tysburg, Pennsylvania,
136 A bill constituting Jersey City a port of entry ..
137

A bill for the relief of Charles B. Underhill.....
138 A bill for the relief of Henry M. Meade, late pay.

master in the United States Navy.
139 A bill granting a pension to Bridget T. Hopper..
140 A bill for the relief of Moses B. Bramhall's ad

ministrator.
141 A bill for the rellef of the workingmen of the

late board of public works of the District of

Columbia,
142 A bill granting a pension to George McCoy ....
143 A bill to reimburse the trustees of the Methodist

Episcopal Church at Old Town, Alleghany
County, Maryland, for the destruction of the
mame by occupation of United States cavalry

during the war.
1441 A bill for the relief of Frederick Division, No. 15,

Sons of Temperance, of the State of Maryland.
145 A bill for the relief of Mrs. Florence Schley,

widow and executrix of the estate of Frederick
Schley, deceased, late collector of internal rey.

enue for the fourth district of Maryland.
146 A bill granting a pension to Eliza Ceville..
147A bill granting a pension to Captain Robert C.

Bramford.
148 A bill for the relief of the administrator of Sam.

uel T. Anderson, of Baltimore.
149 bill granting a pension to Ambrose Wellen ...
150 A bill for the relief of William McIndoe, post.

master at Lonaconing, in Alleghany County,

Maryland.
151 | A bill for the relief of the heirs of Nathaniel

Heard.
152 A bill for the relief of Thomas M. Maccubbin ...
153 A bill granting a pension to Charles Hewitt.....
154 A bill to authorize a change of record to be made

in the care of George Hobby, late private
Company L, First Marylaud Cavalry Volun-

teers.
155 A bill for the relief of James W. Anderson,

James Anderson, Mary E. Anderson, Thomas
Anderson, Frances Virginia Rozer, wife of
Franciy W. Rozer, Edward Anderson, and

George Minor Anderson.
156 A bill for the relief of James F. Peerce, of Mont

gomery County, Maryland,
157 A bill for the relief of Ezra M. Thomas, of Fred-

erick County, Maryland.
158 A bill for the relief of Robert K. Thrasher .....
159 A bill for the relief of Michael Culler, of Fred.

erick County, Maryland.
160 A bill for the relief of George Thomas of H., of

Frederick County, Maryland.
A bill for the relief of Israel Kessler, of Freder-

ick County, Maryland.
A bill for the relief of Henry A. Pumphrey, of

Montgomery County, Maryland.
163 A bill for the relief of Samuel T, Magruder .....

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