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for money deposited in the United States depository, Portland, Oregon, for public-land surveys; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

By Mr. Phillips : A bill (H. R. 745) for the equalization of bounties; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 746) to amend the act entitled “An act making ap. propriations for the service of the Government for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1872, and for former years, and for other purposes," approved May 18, 1872; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 747) to amend the act entitled "An act to amend an act to construct a railroad and telegraph live from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocead, and to secure the Government the use of the same for postal, military, or other purposes," approved July 2, 1864;

Also, a bill (H. R. 748) to provide for the disposition of unclaimed public lands; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Also, a bill (H. R. 749) to reimburse the State of Kansas for expenses incurred by said State for the United States in repelling invasions and suppressing Indian bostilities; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 750) authorizing the coining of the standard silver dollar and restoring its legal-tender character; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

Also, a bill (I. R. 751) to donate a portion of the military reservation of Fort Harker to the State of Kansas for the establishment of a nor. inal school, and to open the remainder of said reservation to settlement; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 752) to provide for the payment of claims for Indian depredations; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 753) to provide for a Government building in the city of Leavenworth, in the State of Kansas; to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

Also, a bill (8. R. 754) granting a pension to James W. Orowley; Also, a bill (H. R. 755) granting a pension to Mrs. Mary Jane Pyle;

Also, a bill (H. R. 756) granting a pension to Americus D. Patterson; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 757) for the relief of William H. Powell and F. A. McDowell; to the Committee of Ways and Means.

Also, a bill (H. R. 758) for the relief of the surviving partners of Shrewsbury, Slemmons & Company, Government transporters;

Also, a bill (I. R. 759) for the relief of Joseph C. Irwin and William Phillips;

Also, a bill (H. R. 760) for the relief of Samuel B. Hanway; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Wilson : A bill (H. R. 761) to authorize a further appropriation to continue the improvement of the Little Kanawha River, in West Virginia; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 762) granting a pension to John S. Hall, of West Virginia; to the Committee on Iuvalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (H. R. 763) for the relief of the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church South at Clarksburg, West Virginia; to the Committee on War-Clainis.

Also, a bill (H. R. 764) for the completion of the custom-house at Parkersburg, West Virginia, and to furnisb the saine; to the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds.

Also, a bill (H. R. 765) granting a pension to Phineas Gano; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a bill (1. R. 766) to indemnify the State of West Virginia for the destruction of a road, and bridges thereon, from Fairmont to Ganley Bridge, by the transportation over the same of armies and army supplies by the authorities of the United States during the late war; to the Committee on War-Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 767) granting a pension to Otis B. Anderson;

Also, a bill (H. R. 768) granting a pension to Jane A. Harris; to the Committee on Invalid Pensions.

Also, a joint resolution (H. Res. 21) to provide for the remonetization of silver; to the Committee on Banking and Currency.

By Mr. Kenua: A bill (H. R. 769) to authorize a further appropriation to continue the improvement of the Great Kanawha River, in West Virgipia; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 770) for the relief of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, at Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia; to the Committee on War-Claims.

By Mr. Martin: A bill (H. R. 771) to authorize a further appropriation to continue public works now in course of construction upon the Monon. gahela River, in the State of West Virginia; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 772) for the relief of the surviving children of Benjamin Moore, late of Harper's Ferry, Virginia; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Welch: A bill (H. R. 773) for the relief of the heirs of Chauncy M. Lockwood; to the Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.

Also, a bill (H. R. 774) supplemental to an act entitled "An act for the apportionment of Representatives to Congress among the several States according to the ninth census;" to the Committee on the Judiciary.

By Mr. George Q. Cannon: A bill (H. R. 775) for the restoration to market of certain lands in the Territory of Utah; to the Committee on the Public Linds.

Also, a bill (. R. 776) to enable the people of Utah to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of the said State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States; to the Committee on the Territories.

Also, a bill (H. R. 777) relating to the approval of bills in the Territory of Utah; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 778) to provide for the payment for certain improvements on lands now embraced in the military reservation of Fort Cameron, in the Territory of Utah ;

Also, a bill (H. R. 779) granting right of way to Utah Western Rail. road through Rush Lake military reservation; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (H. R. 780) for the relief of John Van Cott and Samuel Malin, of the Territory of Utalı;

Also, a bill (H. R. 781) for the relief of Anson Call; to the Committee of Claims.

Also, a bill (H. R. 782) for the relief of Thomas Newmau; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Jacobs: A bill (H. R. 783) to transfer the land granted for the branch of the Northern Pacific Railroad to the Seattle and Walla Walla Railroad Company; to the Committee on the Pacific Railroad.

Also, a bill (H. R. 784) for the purchase of a site and the erection of a fog signal on Point Wilson, in Washington Territory;

Also, a bill (H. R. 785) to give an American register to the steamer Isabelle; to the Committee on Commerce.

Also, a bill (H. R. 786) for the relief of F. Prost and T. F. McElroy, of Washington Territory; to the Committee of Claims.

By Mr. Kidder: A bill (H. R. 787) to grant lands to Dakota, Montana, Arizona, Idaho, and Wyoming for university purposes;

Also, a bill (H. R. 788) to authorize the resurvey of lands where the surveys are fraudulent, erroneous, or obliterated, and to legalize a certain resurvey ; to the Coinmittee on the Public Lands.

Also, a bill (H. R. 789) to appropriate money for the purchase of a library for the Territory of Dakota;

Also, a bill (II. R. 790) to enable the people of Dakota to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of the said State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States; to the Committee on the Territories.

Also, a bill (H. R. 791) to establish a land district in the Black Hills, in the Territory of Dakota ; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Also, a bill (H. R. 792) to establish the Territory of Pembina, and to provide a temporary government therefor; to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Stevens: A bill (11. R. 793) to confirm certain acts of the leg. islative assembly of the Territory of Arizona, and provide for an appor. tionment of the members in the next legislative assembly thereof; to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Also, a bill (H. R. 794) to provide for the construction and repairs of military roads in the Territory of Arizona; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

Also, a bill (11. R. 795) segregating Grant County from the Territory of New Mexico and annexing it to the Territory of Arizona; to the Committee on the Territories.

By Mr. Fenn: A bill (H. R. 796) for the relief of Jenkins A. Fitzgerald, assistant surgeon Uuited States Army; to the Committee on Military Affairs.

By Mr. Maginnis: A bill (H. R. 797) for the sale of timberlands in the Territories; to the Committee on the Public Lands.

Also, a bill (H. R. 798) for the relief of Charles A. Dahler;
Also, a bill (I. R. 799) for the relief of Paul McCormick ;

Also, a bill (H. R. 800) for the relief of United States Marshal William Wheeler;

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Also, a bill (H. R. 801) for the relief of William Flannery; to the Committee of Clains.

By Mr. Corlett: A bill (H. R. 802) to regulate the cutting of timber on the public lands of Wyoming Territory;

Also, a bill (H. R. 803) to provide for the completion of the peniten. tiary in Wyoming Territory;

Also, a bill (H. R. 804) to transfer the care and custody of the peni. tentiary in Wyoming Territory to said Territory; to the Committee on the Territories.

The call of States and Territories having been concluded,

The Speaker announced that he had appointed the following standing committees for the present Congress, viz:

Committee of Elections.—John T. Harris, of Virginia; William M. Springer, of Illinois; Milton A. Candler, of Georgia; Jacob Turney, of Pennsylvania; Thomas R. Cobb, of Indiana; Jere N. Williams, of Alabama; E. John Ellis, of Louisiana ; John T. Wait, of Connecticut; J. N. Thornburgh, of Tennessee; Jacob D. Cox, of Ohio; Frank Hiscock, of New York.

Committee of Ways and Means.-Fernando Wood, of New York; J. Randolph Tucker, of Virginia; Milton Sayler, of Ohio; William M. Robbins, of North Carolina; Henry R. Harris, of Georgia ; Randall L. Gibson, of Louisiana ; James Phelps, of Connecticut; William D. Kel. ley, of Pennsylvania, James A. Garfield, of Ohio; Horatio C. Burchard, of Illinois ; Nathanial P. Banks, of Massachusetts.

Committee on Appropriations.—John D. C. Atkins, of Tennessee; James H. Blount, of Georgia; Otho R. Singleton, of Mississippi ; Hiester Olymer, of Pennsylvania; Abram S. Hewitt, of New York; William A. J. Sparks, of Illinois ; Miltou J. Durham, of Kentucky; Eugene Hale, of Maine; Obarles Foster, of Ohio; A. Herr Smith, of Pennsyl. vania ; John H. Baker, of Indiana.

Committee on Banking and Currency.-Aylett H. Buckner, of Missouri; Thomas Ewing, of Ohio; Augustus A. Hardenbergh, of New Jersey; Jesse J. Yeates, of North Carolina; William Hartzell, of Illinois ; Hiram P. Bell, of Georgia; E. Kirke Hart, of New York; Benjamin T. Eames, of Rhode Island; S. B. Obittenden, of New York; Greenbury L. Fort, of Illinois ; William A. Phillips, of Kansas.

Committee on the Pacific Railroad.- Clarkson N. Potter, of New York ; James W. Throckmorton, of Texas; William R. Morrison, of Illinois ; John F. House, of Tennessee; John K. Luttrell, of California; George M. Landers, of Connecticut; J. L. Chalmers, of Mississippi ; J. B. Elain, of Louisiana ; Charles O'Neill, of Pennsylvania; Henry W. Blair, of New Hampsbire; Lucien B. Caswell, of Wisconsin ; W. W. Rice, of Massachusetts ; Nathan 'Cole, of Missouri.

Committee of Claims.—John M. Bright, of Tennessee; Levi Warner, of Connecticut; Joseph J. Davis, of North Carolina ; James B. Reilly, of Pennsylvania ; H. L. Dickey, of Ohio ; Daniel M. Henry, of Maryland; Daniel N. Lockwood, of New York ; Thomas J. Henderson, of Illinois; Charles C. Ellsworth, of Michigan; Stephen D. Lindsey, of Maine; Henry J. B. Cammings, of Iowa.

Committee on Commerce.—John H. Reagan, of Texas ; William H. Felton, of Georgia; Charles B. Roberts, of Maryland; A. M. Bliss, of New York; Miles Ross, of New Jersey ; David Rea, of Missouri ; John E. Kenna, of West Virginia ; Morton C. Hunter, of Indiana ; Mark H. Dunnell, of Minnesota; Jay A. Hubbell, of Michigan; Edward Over. ton, of Pennsylvania.

Committee on the Public Lands.-William R. Morrison, of Illinois; Benoni S. Fuller, of Indiana; Lucien C. Gause, of Arkansas; John B. Clark, ir.. of Missouri : Hendrick B. Wright, of Pennsylvania; Gold. sinith W. Hewitt, of Alabama; William E. Smith, of Georgia ; John H. Ketcham, of New York ; Romualdo Pacheco, of California; William F. Sapp, of Iowa; Frank Welch, of Nebraska; Jefferson P. Kidder, of Dakota.

Committee on the Post-Office and Post-Roads.-Alfred M. Waddell, of North Carolina; William F. Slemons, oť Arkansals; W. P. Caldwell, of Tennessee; Hernando D, Money, of Mississippi ; D. C. Giddings, of Texas; William W. Garth, of Alabama; Terence J. Quinn, of New York ; Joseph G. Cannon, of Illinois ; Chapman Freeman, of Pennsylvania; Andrew Williams, of New York; Amos Townsend, of Ohio.

Committee for the District of Columbia.Alpheus S. Williams, of Michigan ; Joseph C. S. Blackburn, of Kentucky; Eppa Hunton, of Virginia ; Eli J. Henkle, of Maryland; Hiester Clymer, of Pennsylvania ; Stepheu L. Mayham, of New York; Gabriel Bouck, of Wisconsin; George W. Hendee, of Vermont; William Claflin, of Massachusetts; Lorenzo Brentano, of Illinois ; Horace Davis, of California.

Committee on the Judiciary.-J. Proctor Knott, of Kentucky; William Pitt Lynde, of Wisconsin; Jobn T. Harris, of Virginia ; Julian Hartridge, of Georgia ; William S. Stenger, of Pennsylvania ; John A. Mc. Mabon, of Ohio; D. B. Culberson, of Texas; William P. Frye, of Maine; Benjamin F. Butler, of Massachusetts; Omar D. Conger, of Michigan ; Elbridge G. Lapham, of New York.

Committee on War. Claims.—John R. Eden, of Illinois; George C. Cabell, of Virginia ; James B. Reilly, of Pennsylvania; J. K. Luttrell, of California ; John W. Caldwell, of Kentucky; Charles M. Shelley, of Alabama; William D. Veeder, of New York; Addison Oliver, of Iowa ; Milton S. Robinson, of Indiana ; John M. Thompson, of Pennsylvania; J. Warren Keifer, of (bio.

Committee on Public Expenditures.-Robert A. Hatcher, of Missouri ; William Hartzell, of Illinois ; Charles B. Benedict, of New York ; A. L. Pridemore, of Virginia ; Ebenezer B. Finley, of Obio ; Van H. Manning, of Mississippi; R. H. M. Davidson, of Florida; William H. Baker, of New York; Edwin W. Keightley, of Michigan; Theodore W. Burdick, of lowa; Thomas M, Bayne, of Pennsylvania.

Committee on Private Land-Claims.Thomas M. Gunter, of Arkansas; William P. Caldwell, of Tennessee ; James Williams, of Delaware; D. C. Giddings, of Texas ; Gabriel Bouck, of Wisconsin; R. W. Townshend, of Illinois; Thomas Turner, of Kentucky; Dudley C. Denison, of Vermont; John H. Starin, of New York; J. H. McGowan, of Michigan; Richard H. Cain, of South Carolina.

Committee on Manufactures.-Hendrick B. Wright, of Pennsylvania; George D. Dibrell, of Tennessee; Levi Warner, of Connecticut; Benjamin Wilson, of West Virginia ; Carter H. Harrison, of Illinois; R. M. H. Davidson, of Florida; Robert F. Ligon, of Alabama; Thomas B. Peddie, of New Jersey; Anthony Ittner, of Missouri; Thomas F. Tip. ton, of Illinois; William J. Bacon, of New York.

Committee on Agriculture.--Augustus W. Cutler, of New Jersey ; John M. Glover, of Missouri; James W. Covert, of New York; D. Wyatt Aiken, of South Carolina; A. L. Pridemore, of Virginia ; Ébenezer B. Finley, of Ohio; Walter L. Steele, of North Carolina ; Nathaniel C. Deering, of Iowa ; Philip C. Hayes, of Illinois; Lewis F. Watson, of Pennsylvania ; William H. Calkins, of Indiana.

Committee on Indian Affairs.-Alfred M. Scales, of North Carolina ; Andrew R. Boone, of Kentucky; Charles E. Hooker, of Mississippi;

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