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1233 A bill for the relief of Herman E. Davidson and

heirs of Charles H. Davidson.
1234 A bill to amend so much of an act entitled “An

act making appropriations for sundry civil ex.
penses of the government for the fiscal year
ending June 30, 1878," as provides for paying
certain mail-contractors of the Southern States

for services prior to the late war.
1235 A bill to donate to the State of Alabama one

additional section of land for each township in

the State for the benefit of public schools.
1236 A bill providing for the issue of patents to citi.

zens of the State of Alabama who entered
public lands in said State, and for other pur.

poses,
1237 A bill granting commutation to totally disabled

soldiers in lieu of one quarter-section of public

land.
1238 A bill for the relief of Passed Assistant Paymas-

ter Joseph T. Addicks. United States Navy.
1239 A bill for the relief of Mrs. Elizabeth Binney

Cadwallader Hare, widow of George H. Hare,

late a lieutenant in the United States Navy.
1240 A bill for the relief of William Wheeler Hubbell.

A bill for the relief of Amanda M. Cook, of Scott

County, State of towa.
1242 A bill to provide a building for the use of th

United States circuit and district courts, cus.

tom house, and post-office at Pittsburgh, Pa.
1243 A bill for the relief of Josephine C. Owen, post.

master at Randolph, New York.

A bill for the relief of Charles E. Fahnestock...
1945 | A bill for the relief of Samuel V. B. Strider, of

Chillicothe, Ohio.
1246 A bill to appropriate money to improve the Saint

Croix River, between Hudson, in the State of
Wisconsin, and Saint Croix Falls, in said

State.
1247 | A bill to appropriate money to improve the Mis-

sissippi River from the crossing of the Chicago,
Milwaukee and Saint Paul Railway bridge,
above the city of La Crosse, Wisconsin, to the

month of Root River, below said city.
1248 A bill for the relief of Elias D. Bruner .........
1249 A bill granting a pension to Nancy Read, the

widow of John Read, & soldier of the war of

1812.
1250 A bill appropriating money for the purchase of

& site and tbe erection of a post-office and
other government offices in the city of Daven.

port, in the State of Iowa.
1251 A bill granting a pension to Udelia Vogle,

mother of Nicholas Vogle, late private in
Company G, One hundred and first Regiment

Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry.
1252 A bill to authorize the President of the United

States to place the name of James Wier Gray.
don. United States Navy, on the lien tenant's
list in such place as to make his date and rank
correspond with the date of his enlistment in

the voluntary army of the United States.
| A bill granting a pension to R, G. Peterson, of

Ohio.
1254 A bill for the relief of John A. Darling.....
1255 A bill for the examination and survey of obstruc-

tions to navigation of the Piscataqua River.
1256 A bill granting a pension to Rebecca B. Remick
1257 | A bill to prevent default or delay in the payment

of the interest on the bonds authorized by an

act of Congress approved June 20, 1874
1958 A bill providing for settling claims agaiast the

government for postage- tamps, stamped en.
velopes, money, or other property in the hands
of postmasters, which may have been lost.
stolen, or destroyed without the fault or neg.
lect of the postmaster having possession of
the same.

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1259 A bill appropriating $2,000 for the benefit of the

Night Lodging House Association of the Dis.

trict of Columbia.
1260 A bill for the relief of Nathan H. Dunphe, of

Bridgewater, in the State of Massachusetts.
1261 A bill for the relief of Ann J. Eaton, widow of

Jacob F. Eaton, of Quincy, Massachusetts.
1262 A bill for the relief of Rollin White, of Massa-

chusetts.
1263 A bill to aid in the construction of the Southern

Maryland Railroad, and for other purposes.
1264 A bill for the relief of certain contractors for the

construction of vessels of war and steam-ma-

chinery.
1265 A bill authorizing the changing of the name of

the ship Samuel G. Reed.
A bill granting an American registry to the bark

Montebello.
1267A bill to aid in the establishment of additional

telegraphic communication between the United

States and Europe, and for other purposes.
1268 A bill authorizing the construction of a light.

house on Half-way Rock on the coast of Massa-

chusetts.
1269 A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury

to fix and limit the salaries of collectory and

other officers of customs.
1270

A bill to repeal sections 2513 and 2514 of the Re.
A bill to

vised Statutes of the United States.
1271 A bill establishing the salaries to be paid the col-

lectory of customs of Plymouth and Nan.

tucket, Massachusetts.
1272 A bill for the relief of the Old Dominion Steam

ship Company.
1273

A bill to amend the law relating to postage on

articles of mailable matter of the third class.
1274 A bill to amend the law relating to postage on

articles of mailable matter of the third class.
1275 A bill for the relief of Samuel H. Canfield, post-

master at Seymour, Connecticut.
1276 A bill for continuing the improvement of Ston

ington Harbor, Connecticut.
1277 A bill donating condemned cannon and cannon

balls to the Colchester Monument Association,
of Colchester, Connecticut, for monumental

purposes.
1278 A bill donating condemned cannon and cannon-

balls to Ledyard Monument Association, of
Ledyard, Connecticut, for monumental pur-

poses.
1279 A bill authorizing binding of documents for

members of Congress.
A bill to simplify the national banking laws, and

to remove all unnecessary restrictions and

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1281 A bill to provide for the payment of costs in all

actions and legal proceedings wherein the

United States are a party.
1282 A bill appropriating moneys for improvement of

Harlem River between Randall's Island and

Hudson River.
1283 A bill for the relief of James Gilbert......
1284 A bill for the relief of Franklin Lee and Charles

F. Dunbar.
1285A bill for the relief of Arabella Riley, executrix

of the late Brevet Brigadier-General Bennett

Riley.
1286 A bill granting relief to John T. Neale, an em-

ployé of the Provost-Marshal-General's De.
partment in 1861, for injuries sustained in the

line of his duties,
1287 A bill for the relief of the administratrix of Jo-

seph Wheaton, deceased.

A bill for the relief of M. L. Gager...
1289 A bill for the relief of Lieutenant-Colonel Schuy.

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1326 A bill for the relief of Samuel B. Stauber and

others.
1327 A bill for the relief of S. D. Plemmons, of North

Carolina,
1328 A bill to reduce the number of cadets at the

Military Academy.
1329 A bill to provide for the re-establishment of

light-houses on Cape Fear River.
1330 A bill for the relief of John Plunkett....
1331 A bill for the relief of Stafford, Seymour & Co.,

and sundry other parties therein named, for

Indian depredations,
1332 A bill for the relief of V. Richards & Bros.....
1333 A bill to provide for the settlement with certain

railway companies.
1334

A bill for the relief of Anthony L, Maxwell, of
Macon, Georgia, for ordnance stores and sup.
plies taken at Knoxville, Tennessee, for the

use of the United States Army.
1335 A bill for the removal of the political disabilities

of William A. Cornwell, of Georgia.
1336 A bill to appropriate $2,000 for survey of Flint

River, in Georgia.
1337 A bill authorizing the payment for all cotton

seized after May 29, 1865.
1338

A bill granting pensiong to the soldiers of the
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Seminole and Florida wars.
1339 A bill to refund certain taxes collected by the

United States on raw cotton during the years

1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1867, and 1868.
1340 A bill restoring to the pension-rolls the name of

James Buchanan, of Blakely, Early County,
Georgia, first lieutenant of Georgia militia in
the Florida Indian war of 1836, and whose
name was dropped from the rolls under the

act of February 4, 1862.
1341 A bill for the relief of Samuel Noble....
1342 A bill for the improvement of the Coosa River in

the States of Alabama and Georgia.
1343 A bill for the relief of W. P. Van Derveer, 88-

signee and trustee of Charles P. May.
1344 A bill granting & pension to Bright Byrd, & sol.

dier in the North Carolina volunteers in the

war of 1812.
1345 A bill for the relief of the Deposit Savings Ag.

sociation of Mobile, Alabama.
1346 A bill for the relief of William C. Edmonston...
1347A bill to appropriate money for the improvement

of the harbor at Mobile, Alabama,
1348 A bill to restore the name of Jesse Stallings, of

Butler County, Alabama, to the pension-list.
A bill for the removal of the bar at the mouth of

Pearl River, where the same debouches into

the Mississippi Sound.
1350 A bill for the removal of the bar at the mouth of

the Pascagoula River, and for the improve

ment of the navigation of the same.
1351 A bill to stop the Bonnet Carre crevasse in the

Mississippi River, above the city of New Or.

leans, in the State of Louisiana.
1352 A bill to endow Repeau Female University in

the State of Mississippi.
1353 A bill to amend section 4472 of the Revised

Statutes, so far as the same relates to the
transportation of cotton on steamers carrying

passengers.
1354 A bill for the relief of John D. Leftore and

James C. Harris, executors of the last will and
testament of Greenwood Leflore, deceased, of

the State of Mississippi.
1355 A bill making an appropriation for the improve-

ment of the mouth of the Red River in Lou.

isiapa.
1356 A bill for the relief of B. H. and B. C. Peterson,

contractors for carrying United States mails.

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1357 A bill in relation to the proceeds of captured and

abandoned property remaining in the Treas.

ury of the United States.
A bill to repeat the twenty-second section of the

act entitled "An act to incorporate the Texas
Pacific Railroad Company, and to aid in the
construction of its road, and for other pur-
poses," and to declare the rights and privi.
leges and lands granted in said twenty-second
section to the New Orleans, Baton Rouge and
Vicksburg Railroad Company forfeited, and
that the said twenty-second section be re-en.
acted in favor of the New Orleans Pacific

Railway Company.
1359 A bill for the relief of Edward C. Davidson, of

Louisiana.
1360 A bill fixing the salaries of the judges of the dis,

trict courts of the United States.
1361 LA bill granting a pension to Julia A. Roberts....
1362 | A bill granting an increase of pension to William

D. Cobaugh.
1363 A bill for the relief of Mrs. Maria B. Craig.....
1364 A bill for the relief of Captain John A. Lynch...
1365 A bill granting a pension to Lydia A. Morris,

widow of the late John K. Morris, Company A

Fifth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.
1366 A bill granting a pension to William Buckley,

private Company C, Fiftieth Ohio Volunteers.
1367 A bill for the relief of James A. Thomas....
1368 | A bill to incorporate the Rand Gas-light Com.

pany of the District of Columbia.
A bill for the payment of $800 to Milton Ken-
nedy for night services of the steamboat Pike.

ton.
1370 A bill to change the date of the muster-in roll of

Hillborn C. Miller, second lieutenant Company

G, First Ohio Heavy Artillery.
1371 A bill for the relief of John W. Skileg...........

A bill to prescribe the form of oath of office, and

to repeal sections 1756, 1757, and 1758 of the

Revised Statutes.
1373 | 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.
1374 A bill for the relief of Mrs. Sally B. McCamp.

bell, of Jessamine County, Kentucky.
1375 A bill for the relief of Oliver H. Perry, adminis-

trator of Mary Scott, of Jessamine County,

Kentucky.
1376 A bill for the relief of George D. Blakey, late

collector of internal revenue for the second

district of Kentucky.
1377 A bill repealing section 363 of the Revised Stat-

utes of the United States, and the substitution

of another section in lieu thereof.
1378 A bill to amend s-ction 4278 and other sections of

the Revised Statutes in regard to the trans-
portation of nitro-glycerine and other explo.

sive materials.
1379 | A bill to extend the time in which payment may

be made of the final fee in cases of patents

passed and allowed.
1380 A bill to repeal parts of sectiong 563 and 629 of

the Revised Statutes of the United States, and
to regulate the original jurisdiction of the cir-

cuit courts in certain cases.
1381 | A bill to repeal section 3693 of the Revised Stat:

utes of the United States, title “The Public

Debt."
1382 A bill for the relief of Lewis C. Dils, late private

Company B, Thirty-ninth Kentucky Volun.

teers.
1383 A bill to amend the third subdivision of section

4693 of the Revised Statutes of the United
States, title "Pensions."

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