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A bill to abolish the board of commissioners of

the metropolitan police of the District of Co-

lumbia.
1085 A bill for the relief of George M. D. Touns ......
1086 A bill providing for the erection of a building at

Jefferson City, Missouri, for the use and ac-
commodation of United States courts and other

government offices.
1087 | A bill granting a pension to James Saunders, a

soldier in the war of 1812.
1088 A bill for the relief of Colonel Napoleon B. Gid-

dings, of Savannah, Missouri.
1089 A bill to refer the claim of the "Western Chero-

kees," or "Old Settlers," to the United States

Court of Claims for adjudication.
1090 A bill to revive and amend an act entitled "An

act for the final adjustment of private land-
claims in the States of Florida, Louisiana, and

Missouri, and for other purposes.”
1091 A bill defining the manner in which certain

i land-scrip may be located.
1092 A bill to amend the act establishing the South-

ern Claims Commission so as to extend the

same to the Indian tribes.
1093 A bill to authorize the free coinage of the stand.

I ard silver dollar, and to restore its legal.tender!

I character.
1094 A bill to remove the disabilities of Asa Wall, im 1

posed by the third section of the fourteenth
article of the amendinents to the Constitution

of the United States.

A bill to create postal savings-banks......
1096 A bill making an appropriation for the improve

ment of the Ouachita River in Arkansas.
1097 A bill making an appropriation for the improve.

ment of the Upper Red River in Arkansas.
1098 A bill making an appropriation for the survey of

Little River in the State of Arkansas.
1099 A bill making an appropriation for the improve

ment of Bayou Bartholomew in the State of

Arkansas.
1100 A bill for the relief of Harmon Mickle....
1101 A bill for the relief of Warren Drake
1102. A bill for the relief of Hugh Core .
1103 A bill for the relief of Charles Ayliff..
1104, A bill for the relief of John Pulford...
1105 A bill for the relief of Baker Canfield, of Saint

1 Louis, Michigan.
1106 A bill to provide for the resignation of certain

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officers of the staff corps of the Army.
1107 ' A bill for the relief of Horace C. Hatch ......
1108 A bill for the relief of John H. Russell.....
1109 A bill granting a pension to Mrs. Elizabeth Cus.

ter, widow of the late Brevet Major-General

1 George A. Custer,
1110 A bill granting a pension to Emanuel H. Custer,

father of the late Brevet Major-General George
A. Custer and Brevet Lieutentant-Colonel

Thomas W. Custer.
11111 A bill to provide for the improvement of the

Saint Joseph River, in Michigan.
1112 A bill for the relief of Stephen Powere......
1113 A bill for the relief of Mary E. Brackenridge...
1114 A bill for the relief of Mrs. Ella P. Murphy,

widow of Patrick Murphy, deceased.
1115 A bill for the relief of Andrew Newman........
1116 A bill to amend sections 1244 and 1258 of the Re-

vised Statutes.
1117 ! A bill to grant the right of way through the

Arlington property, in Virginia, to the Wash-

ington, Cincinnati and Saint Louis Railroad
1 Company.
1118 A bill to amend section 2931 of the Revised Stat.

utes of the United States ro as to allow repay.
ment by the Secretary of the Treasury of the
tonnage.tax where it has been exacted in con-
travention of treaty provisions.

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1148 A bill granting a pension to Lucius Taft, late

commissary-sergeant Company L, First Regi.

ment Wisconsin Cavalry.
1119 A bill granting an increase of pension to Garrett

F. Cowan, late sergeant Company G, Twelfth

Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers.
1150 | A bill to amend section 2403 of the Revised

Statutes of the United States.
1151 A bill to amend the Revised Statutes of the

United States.
1152 A bill relating to proceeds of captured and aban.

doned property in the Treasury of the United

States.
1153 A bill to encourage the introduction of a mupply

of fresh water on the desert west of Fort

Yuma.
1154 1 A bill to regulate the survey and sale of timber-

lands of the United States.
1155 | A bill appropriating money for the purchase of

& site and erection of a building for a post-office
and other government offices in the city of

Sacramento, State of California.
1156 | A bill for the relief of C. N. Felton, late assist-

ant treasurer of the United States at San Fran.

cisco, California.
1157 A bill to amend section 2464 of the Revised Stat.

utes.
1158 A bill to authorize claimants upon even-num-

bered sections of land within the twenty-mile
limits of the Northern Pacific Railroad to make
proof and payment for their claims at the ordi.
nary minimum rate of one dollar and twenty.

five cents per acre.
A bill to extend the time in which to construct

and complete the Northern Pacific Railroad.
1160 A bill to extend the provisions of an act, ap.

proved June 22, 1874, entitled "An act for the

relief of settlers on railroad-lands."
1161 A bill for the relief of Charles Thimons ....
1162 A bill for the relief of Alfred Muller, late acting

assistant surgeon United States Army.
1163 A bill for the relief of the heirs of Charles B.

Smith, deceased.
1164 A bill for the relief of Peter G. Mills, his heirs ! 153

and assigns.
1165 A bill granting & pension to Anna W. Osborne ..
1166 A bill to amend section 4220 of chapter 3 of title!

48 of the Revised Statutes of the United States,
entitled " Regulation of cornierce and navi-

gation."
1167 | A bill for the relief of Peter G. Mills ....
1168 A bill for the protection of salmon in the Colum- '.

bia Rior.
1169 A bill making & further appropriation for the

purpose of continuing the construction of
capal and locks at the Cascades of the Colum-

bia River, in the State of Oregon.
1170 A bill to repeal section 1258 of the Revised

Statutes of 1873.
1171 A bill for the relief of the Delaware Indians, in

accordance with treaty stipulations.
1172 A bill to authorize the payment to the Delaware

Indians the amount awarded to them under the

provisions of the treaty of July 4, 1866.
1173 A bill for the relief of Joseph R. Pratt.....
1174 A bill for the reappointment of George W. Smith

(of Kad ap), second lieutenant Ninth Cavalry.
late captain Eighteenth Infantry, to be cap-
tain Eighteenth Infantry, with his relative
rank and grade in the Army, from August 5,
1861, provided he is not to receive any pay or
allowances for the time he was out of the mili.

tary service (June 15, 1866, to August 6,1873).
1175 A bill granting a pension to George 8 lvers, pri. ' 154

vate Company E, Fifty-seventh Regiment
United States Volunteers.

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1176 A bill for the relief of Mrs. 0. F. Short, of Kan.
1177 A bill to provide for the sale of certain New

York Indian lands in Kansas.
1178 A bill for the relief of Charles S. Wilder........
1179 A bill authorizing the appointment of a com

Inissioner, and the settlement of the claims of

certain citizens of Kansas named therein.
1180 A bill for the relief of Elkapah Huddleston ...
1181 A bill for the relief of William Haydon .....
1182 A bill to establish the Territory of Lincoln, and

to provide a temporary government theretor,
1183 A bill for the relief of R. M. Thomas.....
1184 | A bill explanatory of section 1889 of the Revised

Statutes of the United Stater, and to ratify
and confirm certain Territorial legislation, and

for other purposes.
1185 A bill for the payment of certain Indian war

bonds of the State of California,
1186 A bill to provide for the continuation of the im-

provement of Snake River, in Washington Ter-

ritory.
1187 A bill for the relief of A. D. Fisher, of Wash.

ington Territory.
1188 A bill amendatory of the laws relating to the

entry of coal-lands.
1189 A bill to extend the time one year for presenting

the claims of Dakota volunteer forces, as ex.
amined and reported upon by General Hardie,
under the special act of Congress approved
February 20, 1874, to the proper accounting.

officers for approval and payment.
1190 A bill authorizing the legislative assembly of

the Territory of Dakota by general corpora-
tion acts to permit persons to 8ssociate them.
selves together as bodies corporate for the
transportation of freight and passengers by

land or water.
1191 A bill for the relief of James E. Macklin, lieuten

avt Eleventh Infantry, United States Army.
1192 A bill to permit any person, except when such

person inay have sold or assigned a "claim"
upon which he bas filed his declaration of in.
tention. to use his right of pre-emption on dif.
ferent tracts of land until he shall have made
final proof and payment, and to repeal section

2261 of the Revised Statutes.
A bill to extend the jurisdiction of the district
and circuit courts of the United States for the
punishment of crimes over Indian reservations
within the limits of any State or organized

Territory.
1194 | A bill for ihe relief of Charles A. Luke........
1195 A bill to provide for negotiations with Cour

d'Alêne Indians, and making appropriations

for their use and benefit.
1196 A bill to provide for the occupancy of missionary

stations on Indian reservations.
1197 A bill to protect bona-fide settlers upon the un-

surveyed public lands in the Territory of

Idaho,
1198 | A bill to create an additional land district in the

Territory of Idaho.
1199 A bill for the relief of certain gettlers in the

Wind River Valley, Wyoming Territory.
1200 A bill for the location of a military wagon-road

from Green River City, Wyoming Territory,
to the Yellowstone National Park, and to Fort

Ellis, in Montana.
1201 A bill making an appropriation for the pur:

chase of a law.library for the use of the courts
and the United States officers in the Territory

of Wyoming.
1202 A bill defining and protecting the possessory

rights of parties to lands and mining-claims
the title to which is in the United States.

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1203 A bill for the relief of John Kelly, of Alleghany

County, in the State of Virginia.
1204 A bill making an appropriation for & govern

ment building, to be used as a post-office,
court-house, and bonded warehouse, at Lynch.

burg, in the State of Virginia.
1205 A bill for the relief of Mary N. De Haven.......
1206 A bill for the relief of the Touro Almshouse in

New Orleans.
1207A bill for the relief of James E. Merifield, late

musician in the Fifteenth West Virginia Vol-

unteers.
1208 A bill for the relief of Philip Pendleton, late

paymaster United States Army.
1209 A bill for the relief of the legal representatives

of John W. Gall, deceased, late of Company
A, One hundred and thirtieth Regiment Illi-

nois Volunteers.
1210 A bill for the relief of Charles Valier, late of

Company M, Seventh Regiment of Illinois

Cavalry. .
1211 A bill to place the name of John Brown upon

the pension-rolls.
1212 A bill for the relief of Allen, West & Co., of

Mobile, Alabama.
1213 A bill making an appropriation available for

ante bellum mail-contracts.
1214 A bill for the relief of Robert C. Murphy, of

Washington, D. C., late United States consul

at Shanghai, China.
1215 A bill making an appropriation of $250,000 for

the improvement of Coosa River, between the
junction of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers
and the point where the Selma, Rome and
Dalton Railroad crosses said river, in the State
of Alabama.
A bill for the relief of the heirs of Asbury

Dicking.
1217 A bill to establish a branch of the mint of the

United States at Saint Louis, Missouri.
1218 A bill to authorize the appointment of a commis.

sion to Europe to report on forestry and tree.

planting in that country.
1219A bill to establish a board of admiralty for the

merchant marine, and to improve said service.
1220 A bill to provide for certain deficiencies in the

pay of the Navy and the pay of the Marine

Corps, and for other purposes.
1221 A bill for the relief of John M. Ward, late post-

master at West Point, Georgia.
1222 A bill to authorize the appointment of an assist.

ant judge advocate in the United States Army.
1223 A bill for the benefit of Mrs. Mary T. Duncan,

of Louisville, Kentucky.
1224

A bill for the relief of Will R. Hervey.....
1225 A bill for the relief of Rosa Vertner Jeffrey, of

Kentucky.
1226 A bill for the relief of A. S. Bloom, late a major

in the Seventh Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry.
1227 A bill for the relief of William H. Gray, of Ken.

tucky.
1228 A bill for the relief of D. W. Price and Thomas

Akers.
1229 A bill granting a pension to Marcus De Moss, of

Ohio.
1230 A bill to facilitate the sale and settlement of the

public lands granted to aid in the construction

of railroads and lines of telegraph.
1231 A bill to authorize the issue of legal-tender

notes, redeemable in coin on demand, in pay.
ment for gold and silver bullion deposited at
the mints of the United States, and for other

purposes.
1232 A bill anthorizing the Secretary of the Treasury

to adjust the claim of John Whittaker against
the United States of America.

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