Imágenes de páginas
PDF
EPUB

Bills of the House of Representatives—Continued.

[graphic]
[blocks in formation]

197

-

196 A bill to consolidate the bonded debt of the

United States, and reduce the interest thereon. i
A bill to amend section 2997 of the Revised

Statutes,
198 A bill to apply the proceeds of sales of public

lands to the education of the people.
199

A bill for the relief of E. T. Pilkinton ..........
200 A bill for the relief of P. G. Coghlan ......
201 A bill to prohibit the use of Federal troops in

elections, and to amend section 2002, and to
repeal sections 1980, 5299, and 5528 of the Re-

vised Statutes of the United States.
A bill for the relief of Mrs. Adelina T. Bli

Blick, of
Ream's Station, Virginia.
203 A bill to refund to the State of North Carolina

certain money therein named.
204 A bill to repeal so much of section 3480 of the

Revised Statutes as forbids the payment of the
accounts, claims, and demands therein named,
and all lawy and clauses of laws forbidding the
payment thereof, and appropriating money to

pay the same when duly established.
205

A bill to refund to the State of North Carolina

certain moneys therein named.
A bill to repeal sections 3412 and 3413 of the Re.

vised Statutes.
207 A bill to repeal sections 19, 20, and 21 of the act

entitled "An act to amend existing customs
and internal-revenue laws, and for other pur-

poses," approved February 8, 1875.
A bill to amend section 5198 of the Revised

Statutes, relating to usury.
| A bill to repeal section 4716 of the Revised

Statutes of the United States,
A bill to repeal the tax on spirituous liquors dis-

tilled from fruits.
| A bill for the relief of Howard Wiswall of Beau-

fort County, North Carolina.
A bill to refund certain direct taxes on land col.

lected from citizens in the late insurrectionary

States under the act of August 5, 1861.
A bill to refund to distillers of brandy from ap.
ples, peaches, or grapes all of the special taxes
paid by such distillers under the act of July 20,

1868, which is in excess of fifty dollars.
214 A bill for the relief of Margart Martin.......
215 A bill to provide for payment for the court-house

in Lexington, North Carolina, destroyed by
fire, while occupied by United States officers
and soldiers, in the fall of 1865.
A bill to limit the time within which suits on

bonds of the collector of internal revenue sball

be brought.
217 | A bill granting pensions to soldiers of the Mexi-

can war.
A bill granting a pension to Edwin I. Nutall....
| A bill for the relief of Eli Penry..........
A bill to prevent interference with the adıninis. i

tration of justice in criminal causes in the
courts of the several States.
A bill to reduce the tax upon distilled spirits and

I tobacco.
222 A bill te amend the law relating to involuntary

bankruptcy.
223 A bill to authorize producers of leaf tobacco to

dispose of $100 worth thereof to consumers
without the payment of any tax.
A bill for the relief of Thomas A. Nicholson.

lish the western judicial district of
North Carolina, and for other purposes.
A bill to repeal section 3480 of the Revised

Statutes of the United States of America.
A bill amending the laws granting pensions to

the soldiers and sailors of the war of 1812 and
their widows, and for other purposes.

[ocr errors][merged small]

213

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
[blocks in formation]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small][merged small]

228 A bill to authorize and enable the Eastern band!

of the Cherokee Indians to institute and prog:
ecute a suit in the Court of Claims against the

Cherokee Nation.
229 A bill to repeal so much of the internal revenue

law as requires persons and State banking as
sociations to pay & tax of 10 per cent. on the
circulating issue of any State bank, and to en.
force a uniform rate of interest throughont the
United States, and to punish national banks

for accepting & usurious rate of interest.
230 A bill for the relief of Alexander Sutherland....

A bill for the relief of Moses W. Alexander....
A bill to modify and amend the internal revenue

laws.
A bill for the relief of owners of land sold for

direct taxes.
A bill for the relief of John F. Andrews, post-

master at Washington, Georgia.
A bill for the relief of E. P. Edwards, postmaster

at Elberton, Georgia.
A bil to repeal an act entitled "An act defining

additional causes of challenge and prescribing
an additional oath for grand and petit jurors

in the United States courts."
237 A bill to prescribe and establish a form of oath

or affirmation to be taken and subscribed by
members of Congress before entering upon the

duties of their office.
A bill to allow farmers and planters to sell leaf.

tobacco of their own production, to other per
sons than manufacturers of tobacco, without

special tax.
239 A bill to appropriate money for continuing the

improvement of the Coosa River from Rome,
Georgia, to the crossing of the Rome and Selma

railroad-bridge, in Alabama.
A bill granting pensions to certain soldiers and

sailors of the Mexican, Florida, and the Black
Hawk wary, and certain widows of deceased

soldiers and sailors of the same.
A bill to aid manufacturing, mining, and rail-

road companies in protecting the earniogs of

the laboring classes.
242 | A bill to compensate James Sutlise, of Clay

County, Georgia, for the care and storage of
certain cotton, the property of the United

States.
243 A bill to repeal the tax of 10 per cent. on the

circulation of State banks and State banking

associations.
244 | A bill for the improvement of Flint River, in

the State of Georgia.
245 ! A bill for the relief of Joel A. Billups .....
246 A bill for the relief of John R. Nichols, late

postmaster at Athens, Georgia.
247 ! A bill to grant a pension to George D. Phillips,

& soldier of the war of 1812.
248! A bill to create an additional judicial district for

the State of Georgia, and for other purposes.
249 | A bill for continuing the work of improving the

harbor at Savannah, Georgia.
A bill to appropriate money for the improve-

ment of the harbor at Darien, Georgia.
A bill for the relief of James J. Waring, of Sa.

vannah, Georgia.
A bill to appropriate money for the improve-

ment of the harbor at Brunswick, Georgia.
A bill to provide a building for the use of the

United States district and circuit courts and

the post-office at Savannah Georgia.
A bill for the relief of H. F. Willink...
A bill to establish Atlanta, in the State of Geor-

gia, & port of delivery
256 A bill to secure impartial administration of jus-

tice in the United States courts in Alabama.

240

--

241

-

---

[blocks in formation]
[ocr errors][ocr errors][merged small]

271

A bill granting pensions to certain soldiers and

sailors of the Mexican and other wars therein

named.
258 A bill to repeal sections 820 and 821 of the Re.

vised Statutes, relating to grand and petit
jurors in the courts of the United States.
A bill to repeal sections 8:20 and 821 of the Re-

vised Statutes.
A bill to repeal the laws requiring the test oath,

and for other purposes.
A bill for the relief of Emily Leland, of Warren

County, Mississippi
A bill for the improvement of the navigation of

the Yazoo, Tallahatchie. Sunflower, and Coid.
water Rivers, in the State of Minsissippi.
A bill for the relief of H. T. Johnsy .....
A bill for the reli. f of Julia A. Nntt, widow and

executrix of Haller Nutt, deceased.
A bill referring to the Court of Claims the claim

of Nannie Hall, formerly widow of the late
Lieutenant Denman, of the United States
Army, for cotton seized, and the proceeds paid

into the United States Treasury.
266 A bill to create a lien in favor of material-men

and others for supplies, materials, and repairs
furnished to a vessel in her home port, and to
make the laws upon that subject uniform

throughout the United States.
267 | A bill for the relief of Samuel Jamison .....
268 | A bill for the relief of W. A. Hyde and T. (

Mackie, of New Orleans, Louisiana.
269 A bill to ratify and confirm the orders, decrees,

and judgments of the provisional court of the

United States for the State of Louisiana.
270 A bill for the relief of the widow of Captain

Christopher M. Haile, United States Army.
A bill for the relief of James A. Payce, of Lou-

isiapa.
A bill for the relief of Mrs. Agnes E. Fry, widow

of Joseph Fry.
273 A bill for the relief of the State National Bank

of Louisiana, successor to the Louisiana State

Bank of New Orleans.
274 | A bill to authorize the establishment of ocean

mail steamsbip service between the United

States and the Empire of Brazil.
275 A bill for the relief of G. P. Work, a citizen of

Louisiana.
276
LA bill to repeal section 821 of the Revised Stat-

utes of the United States, and to provide an
oath for grand and petit jurors in the courts of

the United States.
277 | A bill to improve the navigation and to afford

protection and security to the shipping trade
and commerce and alluvial lands of the Missis.

sippi River,
278 A bill to amend the act entitled "An act to en

courage the establishment of public inarine
schools," approved June 20, 1874, so as to ex-
tend it to the ports of Wilmington, Charleston,
Savannah, Mobile, New Orleans, and Galves.

ton.
279 A bill to authorize the Louisiana and Texas

Railroad to relinquish its title to certain lands

in the State of Louisiana,
280 A bill to make the ports of Brownsville, Gal.

veston, and Houston, Texas, ports to which

unappraised merchandise may be transported.
281 A bill to defray the expenses of the mint and

assay-office at New Orleans, Louisiana, and

making an appropriation therefor.
282 A bill prescribing the form of credentials of Rep.

resentatives-elect, and directing the manner in
which the roll of the House of Representatives
xball be prepared.

63 156, 165

Bills of the House of Representatives—Continued.

[graphic]
[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

283 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.
284 A bill repealing section 1756 of the Revised Stat-

utes of the United States, and prescribing an

official oath.
285 A bill authorizing the erection of a public build-

ing at Shreveport, Louisiana.
286 bill to authorize the North Louisiana Railroad

Company to construct & bridge over the Oua.
chita River at or near Monroe, Louisiana, and
a bridge over the Red River at or near Shreve-

port, Louisiana.
287 A bill to change the name of the port of entry

of the district of the Teche, in Louisiana, from

Brashear to Morgan City.
288 A bill making an appropriation of $40,000 to

enable the Commissioner of the General Land
Office to comply with the act of July 4, 1876,
restoring to market the public lands in the
States of Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, and

Louisiana.
289 A bill appropriating the sum of $3,000,000 for the

purpose of repairing and in part rebuilding the
levees of the Mississippi River, providing for

its expenditure, and for other purposes.
290

A bill to relieve Morgan's Louisiana and Texas

Railroad, formerly the New Orleans, Opelou-
sas and Great Western Railroad, from certain
conditions imposed by act of June 3, 1856,

chapter 42, section 3.
A bill for relief of the yureties on the official
bond of B. T. Beauregard, late collector of

internal revenue, second district of Louisiana.
292 A bill to incorporate the National Iron Molders'

Union.
A bill to repeal section 1218 of the Revised Stat-
utes prohibiting the appointment in the Army
of the United States of persons who have
served in the civil, military, or naval service

of the so-called Confederate States.
294 A bill for the relief of distillers of spirits by the

refunding and repayment of moneyy expended

or paid and deposited by them for Tice meters.
Tá bill to transfer the conduct of Indian affairs

from the Interior Department to the War De-

partment.
A bill authorizing the coinage of the silver dol-

lar, and making it a legal tender for all debts,

public and private,
A bill to repeal the third section of the act enti-
tled "An act to provide for the resumption of

specie payments," approved January 14, 1875.
A bill for the relief of James R. Richardson, of

Mansfield, Ohio.
299 A bill granting a pension to James C. Swasick,

of Obio.
A bill for the relief of Dudley A. Fish, of Bu.

cyrus, Ohio.
301 A bill to authorize the free coinage of the stand-

ard silver dollar, and to restore its legal-tender

character.
302 A bill to amend an act entitled "An act grant.

ing a peogion to A. Schuyler Sutton," ap.

proved June 4, 1872.
303 A bill to reform the civil service of the United

States.
304 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 hereafter be granted on applications, filed
previons to January 1, 1880, shall commence
from the date of death or discharge from the
service of the United States; and for the pay.
ment of the arrears of pensions.

« AnteriorContinuar »