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Public lands-Continued.
bill (S. No. 11) to renew certain grants of,

to the State of Alabama.
received from Senate, 80; referred, 150;

reported, 587; passed with amendment,
588; agreed to by Senate, 632 ; enrolled,

636.
bill (H. R. No. 126) granting, to aid in the

reclamation of desert land in the Ter.
ritory of Utah-[By Mr. Hooper, of

Utali.)
referred, 83.
bill (H. R. No. 148) making a grant of, to

the State of Minnesota tv aid in secur-
ing navigation of the Mississippi river
immediately above the Falls of St.
Anthony-[By Mr. Wilson, of Minne.

sota.]
referred, 164.
bill (H. R. No. 175) to cede to the State of

Ohio the unsold, in the Virginia military
district in said State-[By Mr. Wilson,

of Ohio.]
referred, 194.
bill (H. R. No. 192) to aid in the construc-

tion of the International Pacific rail.
road from Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio
Grande, to authorize the consolidation
of certain railroad companies, and to
provide homesteads for the laborers on

these roads-[By Mr. Logan.]
referred, 194; printed, 281.
bill (H. R. No. 201) granting, to aid in the

construction of a railroad and telegraph
line from the junction of the Ohio and
Mississippi rivers, in the State of Mis-
souri, to the boundary line between the
United States and Mexico, at or near
Presidio del Norte, on the Rio Grande,
in the direction of the harbor of Allata,
on the Gulf of California, in the republic
of Mexico, with a branch from some
point east of the ninety-eighth degree
of west longitude to the city of Lawrence,

in the State of Kansas-[By Mr. Boles.]
referred, 195.
bill (H. R. No. 221) granting, to aid in the

construction of a railroad from Lincoln,
in the State of Nebraska, to Denver,

Colorado Territory-[By Mr. Taffe.]
referred, 195.
bill (H. R. No. 225) granting, and the right

of way to the Denver, Pueblo, and
Santa Fé Railroad and Telegraph Com-

pany--[By Mr. Bradford.]
referred, 196.
bill (H. R. No. 40) granting the right of way

to the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific
Railroad Company from El Paso to the

Pacific ocean-[By Mr. Winans.]
read, 196 ; passed, 197.
In Senate : received from House, 206 ;

read, 206; discussed, 677.
bill (S. No. 36) granting the right of way

through the, to the Midland Pacific
Railway Company, and for other pur-

poses.
received from Senate, 198; referred, 230.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 47) to enable

actual settlers on certain lands within the
State of Kansas, known as the Chero-
kee strip, to purchase said-[By Mr.

Clarke.]
referred, 248.
bill (H. R. No. 252) amendatory of an act

to protect the rights of actual settlers
upon the, of the United States, approved

July 27, 1868–[By Mr. Axtell.]
referred, 248.
bill (H. R. No. 253) authorizing the allow-

ance of the claim of the State of Min-
nesota to, for the support of a State
university-[By Mr. Wilson, of Minne.

sota.]
referred, 248.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 48) granting the

right of way for the construction of a
railroad from a point at or near Port-
land, Oregon, to a point west of the

Public lands, joint resolution (H. R. No. 48)— Public lands-Continued.
Continued.

bill (H. R. No. 413) granting to the New
Cascade mountains, in Washington Ter Orleans, Mobile and Chaitanooga Pail.

ritory-[By Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota.] road Company right of way through the,
referred, 253; motion to reconsider, 281; of Unised States—[By Jr. Maynard.]

discussed, 466 ; passed, 467; passed referred, 682.
Senate, 696; enrolled, 697.

Public stables, joint resolution S. R. No. 21)
In Senate: received from House, 475; authorizing removal of the, steam saw-mill,

referred, 475; reported, 607; passed, and other buildings from Capitol grounds.
667; enrolled, 677.

received from Senate, 80; read, 138; passed,
bill (H. R. No. 258) to protect the rights of 139; enrolled, 174.

actual settlers on the-[By Mr. Pome Purdy, Samuel, resolution calling for the
roy. ]

reports of, special agent of the Treasury
referred, 277.

Department to investigate frauds in the
bill (H. R. No. 263) to extend to the mouth collection of internal revenue in Califor-

of the Columnbia river the land grant nia- [By Mr. Poland, April 1, 1869.]
heretofore made for a railroad in Ore agreed to, 438.
gon-[By Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]

Q.
referred, 306.

Quartermaster's stores-see Supplies.
bill (H. R. No. 205) granting, and the right | Queen City, bill (II. R. No. 407) to change the
of way to the St. James and Little Rock

name of the steam ferryboat, to that of
Railroad Company-[By Mr. Boyd.]

River City-[By Mr. Wilson, of Ohio.]
referred, 306; reported and recommitted,

referred, 037.
645.

R.
bill (H. R. No. 291) to declare forfeited to

the United States certain, granted to Railroad, bill (S. No. 25) supplementary to an
Louisiana to aid in constructing railroads

act entitled "An act to authorize the exten-
therein-[By Mr. Julian.]

sion, construction, and use of a lateral
referred, 334.

branch of the Baltimore and Potomac,
bill (I. R. No. 303) amendatory of an act

into and within the District of Columbia,
to secure homesteads to actual settlers approved February 5, 1867.
on the"-[By Mr. Pomeroy.]

received from Senate, 37; read, 79 ; passed,
referred, 335.

80; enrolled, 125.
bill (H. R. No. 307) granting, to aid in the bill (H. R. No. 19) to authorize the building

construction of a canal or canals for of a military and postul, from Washing:
irrigating purposes in the State of Cali ton, District of Columbia, to the city of
fornia—[By Mr. Axtell.]

New York-[By Mr. Kelsey.]
referred, 335.

referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 310) granting, to aid in the bill (H. R. No. 73) to authorize and provide
construction of a canal for navigation

for the construction of a national mil-
and irrigation purposes in the State of itary and freight, from the Mississippi
California-[By Mr. Johnson.]

river to certain ports on the Atlan.
referred, 335.

tic-[By Mr. Cullom.]
bill (H. R. No. 311) granting, to the State referred, 73.

of Nevada to aid in the construction of bill (H. R. No. 99) to grant la:ds to aid in
a railroad and telegraph line from the

the cons.ruction of a, from the Missis.
Central Pacific railroad to the Colorado sippi to Yancton, on the Missouri river,
river--[By Mr. Fitch.]

and to amend an act entitled -An act
referred, 335.

for a grant of lands to the State of lowa
joint resolution (S. R. No. 19) enabling in alternate sections to aid in the con-
actual settlers to purchase certain, of

struction of a, in said State,'' approved
the Great and Little Osage Indians.

May 12, 1864-[By Mr. Hopkins.]
received from Senate, 438; discussed, 512; referred, 74.

passed with amendment, 513; confer bill (H. R. No. 105) granting lands to aid in
ence, 562, 600, 606; conference report,

the construction of the Oroville and
683 ; agreed to by House, 683; by Virginia City-[By Mr. Johnson.]
Senate, 693; enrolled, 697.

referred, 74.
bill (S. No. 109) to revive in part the grant bill (H. R. No. 109) to aid in the construc-

of, to aid in the construction of a rail. tion of the Oregon Branch Pacific- [By
road from Selma to Gadsden, in the Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]
State of Alabama, by an act of Congress referred, 74.
approved June 3, 1856, and to confirm bill (H. R. No. 110) to amend an act entitled
the same to the Selma, Dalton, and “An act granting lands to aid in the
Rome Railroad Company.

construction of a, and telegraph line
received from Senate, 438; referred, 511, from the Central Pacific, in California,
516.

to Portland, in Oregon," approved July
bill (H. R. No. 383) to regrant certain, in 25, 1866-[By Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]

the State of Alabama to the Nasb ville referred, 74.

and Decatur railroad—[By Mr. Arnell.] bill (H. R. No. 113) for the relief of certain
referred, 505.

preëmption and homestead settlers along
bill (H. R. No. 391) establishing the right the original route of the Union Pacific,

of way of the Portage Lake and River eastern division-[By Mr. Clarke.]
Improvement Company, and provid referred, 74.
ing for a grant of, for said improve bill (H. R. No. 196) granting lands to the
ment-[By Mr. Strickland.]

State of California to be sold by said
referred, 505.

State to actual settlers in quantities not
bill (H. R. No. 393) granting, to the States exceeding one quarter section to any

of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota one person, and at a price not exceeding
to aid in the construction of certain

$2 50 per acre, to aid in the construction
railroads-[By Mr. Sawyer.]

of a, and telegraph line from the town
referred, 505.

of Vallejo to Humboldt bay, in the State
bill (S. No. 94) to amend an act entitled "An of California-[By Mr. Johnson.]

act granting, to aid in the construction referred, 74.
of a railroad and telegraplı line from the joint resolution (S. R. No. 29) in relation
Central Pacific railroad, in California, to the Burlington and Missouri River,
to Portland, in Oregon,'' approved July

branch of the Union Pacific.
25, 1866.

received from Senate, 146; read 199; dis-
received from Senate, 599; discussed and cussed, 225; referred, 228; reported and

passed with amendment, 704; agreed to passed with amendment, 590; agreed to
by Senate, 711 ; enrolled, 712.

by Senate, 600; enrolled, 606.

..........

Railroad, joint resolution (S. R. No. 29)-Con Railroad-Continued.
tinued.

bill (II. R. No. 311) granting lands to the
remarks by-

State of Nevada to aid in the construc-
Mr. Allison.......199, 225, 226, 227, 228 tion of a, and telegraph line from the
Mr. Clarke........

225, 226, 227

Central Pacific railroad to the Colorado
Mr. Dickey.

.225, 228 river--(By Mr. Fitch.]
Mr. Julian..

.225, 226, 227, 228 referred, 335.
Mr. Logan

.226, 227 resolution instructing the Committee on the
Mr. Paine.

227

Pacific Railroad to investigate the cir.
Mr. Taffe..

..227

cumstances attending the recent issue
Mr. Ward....

225, 226, 228 of United States bonds to the Central
Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin... ..199

Pacific-[By Mr. Bingham, March 29,
Mr. Wheeler.

226, 590

1869.]
Mr. Winans...

227

agreed to, 335.
report of the directors of the Union Pa. bill (S. No. 109) to revive in part the grant

cific-[March 11, 1869) ...................100 of lands to aid in the construction of a,
bill (H. R. No. 201) granting lands to aid from Selma to Gadsden, in the State

in the construction of a, and telegraph of Alabama, by an act of Congress
line from the junction of the Ohio and approved June 3, 1856, and to confirm
Mississippi rivers, in the State of Mis the same to the Selma, Dalton, and
souri, to ihe boundary line between the Rome Railroad Company.
United States and Mexico, at or near received from Senate, 438; referred, 511,
Presidio del Norte, on the Rio Grande,

516.
in the direction of the harbor of Altata joint resolution (S. No. 11) extending the
on the Gulf of California, in the republic

time to construct a, from the St. Croix
of Mexico, with a branch from some

river or lake to the west end of Lake
point east of the ninety-eighth degree of Superior and to Bayfield.
west longitude to the city of Lawrence, received from the Senate, 491; read, 507;

in the State of Kansas-i By Mr. Boles.) discussed, 513; referred, 516.
referred, 195.

remarks by-
bill (H. R. No. 202) granting further time

Mr. Brooks.......

..507
to the Little Rock and Fort Smith, in Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts...513, 515
which to complete the first section of Mr. Dickey.

.513
said-[By Mr. Rogers.]

Mr. Hopkins.

...516
referred, 175.

Mr. Julian ........507, 513, 514, 515, 516
bill (8. R. No. 163) to anthorize the con-

Mr. Kelley.

515
struction of a, and telegraph line from

Mr. Lawrence.

....514
the city of Washington, District of Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin........507,
Columbia, to the city of Cleveland, in

513, 514, 515, 516
Ohio, or town of Erie, Pennsylvania, by yeas and nays on the..

......516
the nearest direct route-[By Mr. Mor bill (II. R. No. 389) to regrant certain public
rell, of Pennsylvania.]

lands in the State of Alabama to the Nash-
referred, 193.

ville and Decatur—[By Mr. Arnell.]
bill (H. R. No. 192) to aid in the construc referred, 505.

tion of the International Pacific, from bill (S. No. 94) to amend an act entitled
Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio Grande, to "An act granting lands to aid in the
authorize the consolidation of certain construction of a, and telegraph line
railroad companies, and to provide from the Central Pacific, in California,
homesteads for the laborers on those to Portland, in Oregon," approved July
roads-[By Mr. Logan.]

25, 1866.
referred, 194; printed, 281.

received from Senate, 599 ; discussed and
bill (H. R. No. 193) to authorize the con-

passed with amendment, 704; agreed
struction of a, from Davenport, in the to by Senate, 711 ; enrolled, 712.
State of Iowa, to Topeka, in the State remarks by-
of Kansas-[By Mr. Cook.]

Mr. Dawes........

704
referred, 194.

Mr. Fitch.....

704
bill (H. R. No. 221) granting land to aid in

Mr. Julian...

704
the construction of a, from Lincoln, in Mr. Logan.

.704
the State of Nebraska, to Denver, Colo Mr. Maynard.

.704
rado Territory-[By Mr. Taffe.]

Mr. Sargent..

704
referred, 195.

bill (H. R. No. 418) authorizing the Nor.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 41) extending folk, Louisville, and St. Louis Railroad

the time to construct a, from the St. Company to construct a, from Norfolk,
Croix river or lake to the west end of in the State of Virginia, via Louisville,
Lake Superior and to Bayfield—[By in Kentucky, to St. Louis, in Missouri-
Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.]

[By Mr. Wells.)
referred, 197.

referred, 696.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 48) granting the || Railroad companies, bill (H. R. No. 171) for

right of way for the construction of a, the relief of, carrying United States mails
from a point at or near Portland, Ore. in North Carolina—[By Mr. Deweese.)
gon, to a point west of the Cascade referred, 194.
mountains, in Washington Territory- | Railroad Company, joint resolution (H. R. No.
[By Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota.)

16) granting the right of way to the Mem-
referred, 253; motion to reconsider, 281 ; phis and El Paso Pacific, from El Paso to

discussed, 466 ; passed, 467; passed the Pacific, ocean-[By Mr. Shanks. ]
Senate, 696; enrolled, 697.

referred, 73.
In Senate: received from House, 475; joint resolution (1. R. No. 6) for the pro-

referred, 475; reported, 607; passed, tection of the interests of the United
667: enrolled, 677.

States in the Union Pacific-[By Mr.
remarks by-

Bingham.]
Mr. Dawes....

467 read, 77; passed, 78; passed Senate with
Mr. Julian

amendments, 701 ; discussed, 703 ; con-
Mr. Wheeler..

467

curred in, 704; enrolled, 710.
Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota ..... 253, In Senale : received from House, 66 ;

281, 406, 467 referred, 70; committee discharged, 175;
bill (H. R. No. 263) to extend to the mouth amendment, 217, 440; called up, 451;

of the Columbia river the land grant discussed, 475, 493, 533, 645, 667;
heretofore made for a, in Oregon-[By passed with amendment and with title
Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]

amended, 677; agreed to by House,
referred, 306.

679; enrolled, 679.

Railroad Company, joint resolution (H. R. No.

6)-Continued.
remarks by-

Mr. Bingham........ .77, 78, 703, 704
Mr. Naynard

...703
Mr. Van Trump..

..703
bill (H. R. No. 178) to incorporate the Wash-

ington and Cincinnati National, and Tel-

egraph Company--(By Mr. Lawrence.]
referred, 174.
bill (H. R. No. 225) granting lands and the

right of way to the Denver, Puebla, and
Santa Fé, and Telegraph Company-[By

Mr. Bradford.]
referred, 196.
bill (H. R. No. 226) to incorporate the

Arkansas Valley-[By Mr. Bradford.]
referred, 196.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 40) granting the

right of way to the Memphis, El Paso,
and Pacific, from El Paso to the Pacific

ocean-[By Mr. Winans.]
read, 196; passed, 197.
In Senate : received from House, 206;

read, 206; discussed, 677.
remarks by-
Mr. Brooks...

196, 197
Mr. Julian

..196
Mr. Logan.

.... 196
Mr. Winans

196, 197
yeas and nays on the.....

...... 196
bill (S. No. 36) granting the right of way

through the public lands to the Midland

Pacific, and for other purposes.
received from Senate, 198; referred, 230.
bill (S. No. 62) to incorporate the National

Junction.
received from Senate, 228; discussed, 230,

249 ; passed with amendments, 253;

agreed to by Senate, 284; eorolled, 319.
remarks by-

Mr. Cobb, of Wisconsin.... ...230
Mr. Cook ......

251, 252
Mr. Dickey..

252
Mr. Farnsworth....

250, 231
Mr. Hooper, of Massachusetts, 250, 252
Mr. Ingersoll..

230
Mr. Knott...

.253
Mr. Maynard.

251
Mr. O'Neill.

.252
Mr. Swann. ..230, 250, 251, 252
Mr. Twichell

.252
Mr. Welker....... 230, 250, 251, 252, 253
Mr. Wood......

.. 230, 250
yeas and nays on the.........

.253
bill (H. R. No. 265) granting lands and the

right of way to the St. James and Little

Rock-[By Mr. Boyd.]
reserred, 306; reported and recommitted,

645.
bill (H. R. No. 341) to incorporate the Gov.

ernment Anthracite-[By Mr. Cake.]
referred, 396.
bill (S. No. 236) to extend the time for the

Little Rock and Fort Smith, to complete

first section of twenty miles of said road.
received from Senate, 557 ; discussed, 701,

702; passed with amendments, 703 ;

agreed to by Senate, 711 ; enrolled, 712.
remarks by-
Mr. Burr.

702
Mr. Holman.

.701, 702
Mr. Hotchkiss..

....703
Mr. Julian......................

.701, 702, 703
Mr. Lawrence.......

.702
Mr. Logan.....

.702
Mr. Maynard..

702
Mr. Niblack..

702
Mr. Paine....................

702, 703
Mr. Roots.....

.701, 702
Mr. Stevens...

.702
bill (S. No. 60) legalizing the stamping of

certain subscription papers executed

and issued to the Northern Central.
received from Senate, 599; passed, 645;

enrolled, 682.
remarks bym
Mr. Holman ...........................

645
Mr. McCrary..
Mr. Scofield..

615

........................

.......................

......... 467

....................

... 645

...................

Railroad Company-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 413) granting to the New

Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga, the
right of way through the public lands
of the United States--[By Mr. May.

nard.)

referred, 682.
Railroads, bill (H. R. No. 291) to declare for-

feited to the United States certain lands
granted to the State of Louisiana to aid in

constructing, therein—[By Mr. Julian.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 393) granting lands to the

States of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Min-
nesota to aid in the construction of cer-

tain-[By Mr. Sawyer. ]

referred, 505.
Railway-see Railroad.
Railways and Canals, resolution instructing

the Committee on the Rules to inquire
into the propriety of changing the name
of the Committee on Roads and Canals
to that of the Committee on-By Mr.

Ingersoll, April 9, 1869. ]
referred, 711; reported and agreed to, 714.
Randall, Samuel J., a Representative from
Pennsylvania ......

.....2
petitions presented by..

204, 573
bills introduced by-

No. 5-to extend bounty to drafted men, 59
No. 838—to remove the disabilities of

Jacob P. Reed, of Anderson, South
Carolina, under the fourteenth amend.
ment to the Constitution of the United
States.......

...375
No. 364-to remove the disabilities of W.

D. Simpson, of Laurens Court-House,
South Carolina, under the fourteenth
amendment to the Constitution of the
United States ......

... 438
incidental remarks by..... .......58, 59,

281, 319, 375, 406, 425, 508, 556, 562, 637
remarks on the organizatiou of the House, 4,

14, 36
on the Pennsylvania contested election-
Covode vs. Foster..

....14,

438, 456, 459, 460, 462
on the resolution for a joint Committee

on Indian Affairs......... .....38, 39
on the New York contested election-Van
Wyck vs. Greene......

...202
on the order of business...

.372,

376, 451, 562, 603
on the South Carolina contested election-

Wallace vs. Simpson............... 436, 511
on the bill relating to freedmen's hos-
pitals. .....

....510
on the bill for the publication of the

opinions of the Attorneys General, 631
on the South Carolina contested election-
Hoge vs. Reid........

.....631, 632, 633
on the Pennsylvania contested election-
Myers vs. Moffet

683,

685, 691, 692, 693
Reading, John R., a Representative from
Pennsylvania....

.2
(See Contested Election.)
petition presented by .... ...........204
leave of absence granted to.....

.84, 699
resolution extending the time for taking

testimony in the contested-election case
of Taylor vs., from the fifth district of
Pennsylvania—[By Mr. Scofield, March

5, 1869.]

agreed to, 16.
Rebel vessels, resolution for printing the

President's message and accompanying
documents relating to the depredations

of-[By Mr. Laflin, April 9, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 714.
Reconstruction, the Committee on.. 75,

115, 150, 281
reports from....

. 143,
229, 253, 406, 467, 591, 633, 693
resolution for the appointment of a select

Committee on - [By Mr. Boutwell,

March 9, 1869.]
agreed to, 40.

Reconstruction-Continued.

Reconstruction, bill (H. R. No. 259)-Con-
joint resolution (S. R. No. 14) amendatory tinucd.

of a joint resolution respecting the pro remarks by-
visional governments of Virginia and

Mr. Schenck. ..................

.. 604, 605
Texas, passed at the third session of the Mr. Voorbees...

... 600
Fortieth Congress.

Mr. Woodward........

.591, 592
received from Senate, 97; referred, 125;

bill (H. R. No. 332) providing for the hold.
reported, 143; discussed, 143 ; recom ing of an election in Mississippi-[By
mitted, 146.

Mr. Farnsworth.]
remarks by-

substitute printed, 345.
Mr. Bingham....,

145

joint resolution (H. R. No. 67) postponing
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts........ 144,

the election in the State of Texas-[By
145, 146

Mr. Whittemore.]
Mr. Farnsworth........ 143, 144, 145, 146
Mr. Maynard.

referred, 398.
145

bill (H. R. No. 380) to preserve the purity of
Mr. Paine...

125, 145, 146
Mr. Scofield..

144

elections and the right of free discussion
Mr. Ward..

146

in the unreconstructed States—[By Mr.
bill (H. R. No. 147) to provide for the organ-

Lawrence.]
ization of a provisional government for

referred, 505.
Mississippi-[By Mr. Butler, of Massa joint resolution (H. R. No. 74) authorizing
chusetts.]

the submission of the constitution of
referred, 164; reported, 253; discussed, 253, Virginia to a vote of the people, and
281, 398, 406, 425, 436; postponed, 437.

authorizing the election of Siate officers
remarks by-

provided by the said constitution, and
Mr. Beck...

.254,

for members of Congress--[By Mr.
255, 256, 257, 259, 260, 261 Farosworth.]
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts, 164, 253, referred, 517.

254, 255, 256, 257, 259, bill (H. R. No. 405) anthorizing the sub.
262, 283, 398, 402, 408, mission of the constitutions of Virginia,

428, 429, 434, 436, 437 Mississippi, and Texas to a vote of the
Mr. Cessna......

398

people, and authorizing the election
Mr. Dawes.

..260,

of State officers provided by the said
402, 406, 408, 427, 430, 434

constitutions, and members of Con.
Mr. Eldridge.....406, 427, 429, 430, 437 gress-[By Mr. Butler, of Massachu-
Mr. Farnsworth. ....... 254, 255, 398, 399,

setts. ]
400, 401, 402, 406, 428, 430, 434 reported, 633; discussed, 633 ; passed,
Mr. Fitch......

.432

636; passed Senate with amendments,
Mr. Holman..

.398

693 ; concurred in, 699, 700; enrolled,
Mr. Jones, of North Carolina.. .435

702.
Mr. Kelley

.400, 401 In Senate : received from House, 620;
Mr. Lawrence. .......

..256, printed, 620; called up, 653; discussed,
261, 399, 400, 408, 433 653, 658 ; passed with amendments,
Mr. Marshall....

.426

662 ; agreed to by House, 677; enrolled,
Mr. Maynard .... .408, 429, 430, 433

678.
Mr. Sargenl........

434 remarks by-
Mr. Stevenson......

255, 436, 437
Mr. Brooks....

.633, 635, 699
Mr. Ward.

.400,

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts......... 633,
401, 408, 420, 427, 428, 437

634, 635, 636, 699
Mr. Whittemore....... 256, 399, 400, 430

Mr. Farnsworth.. 034, 635, 636
Mr. Wood ....... 281, 283, 284, 398

Mr. Garfield...

.634, 636
yeas and nays on the.......

Mr. Paine.............

..634, 635, 636
bill (H. R. No. 196) to divide the State of

Mr. Roots .....

..035
Texas and to organize that portion of

Mr. Woodward

.635, 699
Texas lying west and south of the Col. yeas and nays on the

...636
orado river into a State, to be called the Reed, J. P., a contestant from South Caro-
State of Lincoln, and to provide for the lina-see Contested Election.
continuance of the provisional governo resolution extending time in the South Caro-
ment of Texas-[By Mr. Asper.]

lina contested-election case of Hoge
referred, 194.

vs.—[By Mr. Kerr, March 24, 1869.]
resolution authorizing the clerk of the Com. referred, 248.

mittee on, for the purpose of examining bill (H. R. No. 338) to remove the disabili-
papers and docketiug the same, to act ties of, of Anderson, South Carolina,
when Congress is not in session-[By

under the fourteenth amendment to the
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts, March Constitution of the United States-(By
23, 1869.]

Mr. Randall.]
referred, 229.

referred, 375.
bill (H. R. No. 259) to enforce the four-

Reeside, John E., joint resolution (S. R. No.
teenth amendment to the Constitution

2) for the relief of.
and the laws of the United States, and

received from Senate, 650.
to restore the State of Georgia to the Reeves, Henry A., a Representative from New
republican government elected under its

York......

......2
new constitution-[By Mr. Butler, of
Massachusetts. ]

petition presented by.

........................... 231
proposed and objected to, 278; reported,

bills introduced by-
501; discussed, 591, 600, 603.

No. 398—allowing prize money to the offi-
remarks by-

cers and crew of the Monitor for the
Mr. Beck...

591, 592, 594 figlit with the Merrimac in Hampton
Mr. Bingham.....591, 602, 603, 604, 605

Roads, March 9, 1862... ................506
Mr. Brooks.

.605, 606 No. 411—to provide for improving the
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts ......... 591,

ventilation of the Hall of the House of
592, 604, 605, 606 Representatives ...

..... 652
Mr. Eldridge.. .........591, 592, 605, 606 Registry of vessels, bill (H. R. No. 130) to
Mr. Farnsworth...

..... 606 extend the laws relating to the-[By Mr.
Mr. Hoar...........

...605

Buffinton.]
Mr. Holman

591 referred, 97.
Mr. Lawrence.

606 | Regulations of the Navy, joint resolution (H.
Mr. Morgan..

.591, 592 R. No. 68) to legalize certain, of the
Mr. O'Neill......................

United States-[By Mr. Stevens.]
Mr. Paine.

.594 referred, 425.

......437

...592

Reid, John S., a contestant from Indiana-see Revenue-Continued.

Rice, John M., a Representative from Ken.
Contested Election.

bill (H. R. No. 27) to amend an act entitled tucky-Continued."
resolution extending time for taking testi "An act imposing taxes on distilled resolution extending the time for taking tes.

mony in the Indiana contested-election spirits and tobacco'-[By Mr. Hooper, timony in the contested-election case of
case of, vs. Julian-[By Mr. Julian, of Massachusetts.]

Zeigler vs., from Kentucky-[By Mr.
Dlarch 15, 1869.]

referred, 71; substitute reported and Kerr, March 9. 1869. ]
referred, 75; reported and agreed to, 115. recommitted, 143; (see bill H. R. referred, 39; reported and agreed to, 115.
Remedial justice, bill (H. R. No. 340) to No. 140.)

leave of absence granted to.

..650
extend the provisions of an act to provide bill (H. R. No. 31) to amend the eighth sec Rice, bill (H. R. No. 247) to pay Mrs. Mary
further, in the courts of the United States, tion of an act entitled "An act to pro Morgan, of Georgetown, South Carolina,

approved Aug. 29, 1842–[By Mr. Poland.s vide increased, from imposts, to pay widow of John Morgan, of Georgetown,
referred, 396.

interest on the public debe-[By Mr. South Carolina, for, taken by the United
Reorganization of the civil service, &c.—see Heaton.]

States in 1865–[By Mr. Whittemore.]
Civil Service.
referred, 71.

referred, 248.
Representative, bill (H. R. No. —) to allow bill (H. R. No. 140) to amend an act enti Right of way-see Public Lands.

the State of Tennessee an additional, in iled “An act imposing a tax on distilled Rivers and harbors, bill (H. R. No. 214) mak.
Congress—[By Mr. Heaton.]

spirits and tobacco''-[By Mr. Hooper, ing appropriations for the improvement
reported, 588, 590.

of Massachusetts.]

ot, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1869,
epresentatives, bill (H. R. No. 26) to fix time reported as substitute for bill H. R. No. and the year ending June 30, 1870—[By

for election of, and Delegates in Congress 27 and recornmitted, 143; motion to Mr. Sawyer.]
of the United States -[By Mr. Dawes.]

reconsider, 174; discussed, 377; passed, referred, 195; referred anew, 425.
referred, 71 ; printed, 199.

384; passed Senate with amendments, bill (H. R. No. 867) making an appropria-
bili (H. R. No. 62) to fix the time for the

652; conference, 679, 685; conference

tion for the improvement of, for the
election of, and Delegates in Congress report, 704; discussed, 704; agreed to fiscal year ending June 30, 1869, and

of the United States—[ By Mr. Julian.] by the House, 708; by the Senate, 703; the year ending June 30, 1870—[By Mr.
referred, 72; printed, 84.

enrolled, 711.

Washburn, of Wisconsin.]
bill (H. R. No. 236) to regulate the manner In Senate : received from House, 384; reported, 451; discussed, 599; passed,

ot' holding elections of, and Delegates referred, 384; reported, 468; notice, 600; passed Senate, 650; enrolled, 652.
in Congress-[By Mr. Paine.]

577; called up, 587; discussed, 612, In Senate: received from House, 586 ;
read, 197; made special order, 198; 621 ; passed with amendments, 624; referred, 587; reported, 607; discussed,
relerred, 398.

conference, 657; conference report, 678; 624; passed, 623; enrolled, 630, 653.
Reservation-see Military Reservation.

concurred in by Senate, 679; by House, remarks by-
bill (H. R. No. 69) for the sale of the Hot

679; enrolled, 716.

Mr. Brooks.

599
Springs, in Arkansas-[By Mr. Julian.] joint resolution (H. R. No. 55) authoriz. Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts. ...... .599
referred, 73; printed, 84.

ing the Secretary of the Treasury to col-

Mr. Dickey.

......599, 600
bill (H. R. No. 122) to repeal an act entitled lect internal, now due and uncollected

Mr. l'erry

...599
"An act to authorize the selection of
by reason of false or fraudulent returns

Mr. Finkeluburg.

..599
districts in lieu of the sixteenth section
[By Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.]

Mr. Garfield .........

...599
within the twelve-mile-square, in the referred, 333; amendment, 333.

Mr. Holman.

.................................599
State of Alabama'-[By Mr. Taffe.] bill (H. R. No. 365) to increase the, from

Mr. Paine.......

....599
referred, 75.

the duties on imports, and to tend to an Mr. Washburn, of Wis......451, 599, 600
Reservations, bill (H. R. No. 66) to forbid the equalization of exports and imports

Mr. Welker......

...599
conveyance of Indian, by treaty or any [By Mr. Maynard.]

Roads and Canals, the Committee on ......... 76
othergrantees than the United States-[By referred, 438.

reports from ........ .............371, 590, 646
Mr. Julian.]

resolution calling for the reports of Samuel resolution instructing, Comunittee on the
referred, 72; printed, 84.

Purdy, special agent of the Treasury Rules to inquire into the propriety of
Resignations, bill (H. R. No. 359) to define Department to investigate frauds in the changing he name of the Commiiitee on,

vacancies in office and to provide for filling collection of internal, in California-[By to that of the Committee on Railways
the same, and to regulate, of office-[By Mr. Sargent, April 1, 1869.)

and Canals-[By Mr. Ingersoll, April
Mr. Davis. ]
agreed to, 438.

9, 1869.]
referred, 425.

bill (El. R. No. 400) to amend the third sec. referred, 711; reported and agreed to, 714.
Restaurant, resolution placing the Honse, in tion of an act entitled "An actimposing | Roanoke river, bill (H. R. No. 283) making
charge of the Committee on Public Build-

taxes on distilled spirits and tobacco, an appropriation to remove obstructions
ings and Grounds-[By Mr. Hopkins, and for other purposes,'' approved July from the, in North Carolina-[By Mr.
April 8, 1869.]

20, 1868–[By Mr. Winans.]

Cobb, of North Carolina.]
agreed to, 644.

referred, 506.

referred, 333.
Retired officers, bill (H. R. No. 238) relating | Revenue-cutter, joint resolution (H. R. No. Roberts, Mrs. Catharine R., bill (H. R. No.
to, of the Army-[By Mr. Logan.]

71) to autborize the transfer of the, S. P. 293) granting a pension to, widow of Ben-
reported and passed, 198.

Chase from the lakes to the seaboard-[By jamin F. Roberts, deceased, late a private
In Senate : received from House and referred, Mr. Hooper, of Massachusetts. ]

in company K, sixty-second Illinois volun.
200; reported, 217.
referred, 506.

teer infantry-[By Mr. Moore, of Illinois.]
Retrenchment, the joint Committee on, 77, 253 Revenue tax, bill (II. R. No. 4) to refund the referred, 334.
concurrent resolution providing for the internal, assessed upon a bequest made by Robinson, Mrs. Martha, bill (H. R. No. 177)

appointment of a joint select Committee Joseph Brown, deceased, for the use of granting a pension to-[By Mr. Wilson,

on-[By Mr. Schenck, March 9, 1869.] the Presbyterian church at Bardstown, of Ohio.]
read, 37; agreed to, 38; passed Senate with Kentucky-[By Mr. Knott.]

referred, 194.
amendments, 71; non-concurred in, 79; referred, 58; reported, 587.

Rodgers, John B., a Representative elect from
conference, 101, 125, 143 ; conference Revision of the laws-see Laws; Statutes.

Tennessee-see Contested Election.
report, 198; agreed to by House, 198; | Revolutionary Claims, the Committee on.... 76 resolution referring the credentials of, claim-
by Senate, 173.

instructions to....

.425

ing a seat as Representative at-large
In Senate: received from House, 40; read, | Revolutionary Pensions and War of 1812, the from the State of Tennessee, to the Com-
41, 42; concurred in with annendment, Committee on..

.76

mittee of Elections—[By Mr. Butler, of
43; disagreed to by House, 86; confer Reynolds, Abigail, bill (H. R. No. 208) to Tennessee, March 16, 1869.]
ence, 86, 130; conference report, 153; increase the pension of, widow of Benoni objected to, 100.
concurred in by Senate, 153; by House, Reynolds, a soldier in the revolutionary resolution that, will be entitled to a seat in
205.

- [By Mr. Stoughton.]

the House from Tennessee as soon as
remarks by-
referred, 195.

Congress enacts a law in relation there-
Mr. Jenckes

....... 38 | Rice, John M., a Representative from Ken 10-[By Mr. Heaton, April 7, 1869.]
Mr. Schenck...
.37, 38 tucky..

...... ...... 213 reported, 589.
Mr. Scofield...
..37, 83 (See Contested Election.)

Rogers, Anthony A. C., a Representative from
Mr. Welker......
125, 198 resolution referring the credentials of Boyd Arkansas....

..........2
Revenue, bill (H. R. No. 1) to reduce into Winchester and, to the Committee of (See Contested Election.)

one act and to amend the laws relating to Elections-[By Mr. Shanks, March 4, bills introduced by-
internal--[By Mr. Schenck.]

1869.)

No. 202-granting further time to the
read and printed, 38.
read and discussed, 6, 13.

Little Rock and Fort Smith railroad in
remarks by-

resolution for administering the oath to Boyd which to complete the first section of
Mr. Eldridge....

...38
Winchester and, Representatives elect said railroad........

..195
Mr. Maynard....

..........38

from the State of Kentucky-[By Mr. No. 203—to remove legal and political
Mr. Schenck......

........38
Beck, March 5, 1869.]

disabilities from Benjamin F. Morgan,
Mr. Wood................................... 38 agreed to, 18.

of Arkansas....

....... 196

war-

Rogers, Anthony A. C., a Representative from Rule-Continued.

Sargent, Aaron A., a Representative from
Arkansas-Continued.

resolution for a, making it the duty of the California-Continued.
bills introduced by-

Doorkeeper, ten inivutes before the bills introduced by-
No. 204–10 remove legal and political hour of meeting each day, to see that No. 306—to provide a temporary govern.
disabilities from William F. Owen, of

the floor is cleared of all persons except ment for the territory of Alaska.......335
Arkansas.........

....195

those privileged to remain-[By Mr. No. 404–to repeal an act of the Legisla-
No. 205—to remove legal and political

Ferry, March 30, 1869.)

ture of New Mexico imposing a capita:
disabilities from Willis D. Johuson, of referred, 384: reported and agreed to, 396. tion tax on bovive cattle......... ....556
Arkansas....
....195 Rules, the Committee on the...

..77 resolutions submitted by-
No. 206- to remove legal and political

instructions to ............... ............

.58, 78, 384 calling for information in regard to min-
disabilities from James W. Bradford, of reports from ......

.163, 896, 714 eral lands-[March 17, 1869)......... 124
Arkansas.............

..195 resolution for the appointment of a com calling for the reports of Samuel Purdy,
No. 300—to remove legal and political dis mittee on the-[By Mr. Washburne, of special agent of the Treasury Depart.
abilities from James H. Turner, Francis Illinois, March 5, 1869. ]

ment to investigate frauds in the col-
McNally, and Bernard Fitzpatrick, of agreed to, 10.

lection of internal revenue in Cali-
Arkansas ..........
.334 resolution proposing an amendment to the-

fornia-[April 1, 1869)..

438
No. 301-to remove legal and political [By Mr. Farnsworth, March 12, 1869.] incidental remarks by...... ..467, 701
disabilities from Edward C. Wilson, of agreed to, 58.

reniarks on the bill for the reconstruction
Arkansas.........
.334 concurrent resolution suspending the six of Mississippi ...............

434
remarks on the Indian appropriation bill,558 teenth and sevevteenih joint-[By Mr. on the bill to repeal an act of the Legisla-
leave of absence granted to..

..606
Schenck, April 6, 1869.]

. ture of New Mexico ..

...556
resolution referring the credentials of, from agreed to, 556; concurred in by Senate, on the Indian appropriation bill, 570, 572
second district of Arkansas, to the Com-

566.

on the order of business......... 696
mittee of Elections—[By Mr. Lawrence, resolution for printing the usual edition of on the bill to prevent the extermination
March 4, 1869.]

the Constitution, Manual, and Barclay's of fur-bearing animals............ 697, 698
read and discussed, 7; tabled, 8.

Digest-[By Mr. Banks, April 9, 1869. ] on the bill relating to the California and
resolution extending time for taking testi agreed to, 711.

Oregon railroad

...... 704
mony in the contested election case of of the Committee of Elections..............229 on the resolution of sympathy with the
Elliott vs., from the second district of | Ryan, Michael, a Representative.elect from people of Cuba...........

712
Arkansas-[By Mr. Dawes, March 18,

Louisiana-see Contested Election.

(See Appendix.)
1869.]

S.

Saw bayonet, resolution instructing the Com-
referred, 139; reported and agreed to,

mittee on Military Affairs to inquire into
375.

Sailors, bill (H. R. No. 254) to equalize the the expediency of adopting Colonel F. W.
resolution permitting James T. Elliott, con-

bounties of soldiers, and marines who Alexander's, for use in the infantry
testant in the contested-election case of

served in the late war for the Union-[By regiments of the United States-[By Mr.
Elliott vs., from the second district of
Mr. Niblack.]

Swann, March 26, 1869.]
Arkansas, to withdraw his papers, and
referred, 248.

agreed to, 306.
discharging Committee of Elections from | Salaries, bil! (H. R. No. 273) to establish the, Sawyer, Philetus, a Representative from Wis-
further consideration of the case-[By
of certain officers, to reduce the expenses

consin........

.............3
Mr. Paine, April 5, 1869. ]
of their offices, and to amend the laws in

bills introduced by-
reported and agreed to, 510.

respect thereto-[By Mr. Davis. ]
Rolling mill, joint resolution (S. R. No. 17)
referred, 310.

No. 100-granting lands to the State of

Wisconsin to aid in the construction of
authorizing the sale of the Chattanooga, | Salary, joint resolution (H. R. No. 39) to
property at Chattanooga, Tennessee, to
provide for the payment of the, of the

a breakwater, harbor, and ship-caval at
the Southwestern Iron Company.
district judge of Idaho and Montana Ter.

the head of Sturgeon bay, in the county
received from Senate, 150 ; referred, 230.
ritories-[By Mr. Shafer.]

of Door, in said State, to connect the
Room, resolution in regard to changing the,
referred, 196.

waters of Green bay with Lake Miche

igan, in said State....... ........... 74
bill (H. R. No. 264) to pay J. C. Duff, late
occupied for folding and storing docu-

second lieutenant of the thirtieth. Mas. No. 213—legalizing certain locations of
ments-[By Mr. Arnell, March 31, 1869.]

sachusetts volunteers, six months and

agricultural college scrip therein desig:
objected to, 398.

thirteen days— [By Mr. Whittemore.]

nated....

....196
resolution assigning the, occupied by Miss

referred, 306.

No. 214–making appropriations for the
Vinnie Ream to the Committees on

San Domingo, joint resolution (H. R. No. 3) improvement of rivers and barbors for
Education and Labor and Freedmen's
concerning the annexation of the republic

the fiscal year ending June 30, 1869, and
Affairs-[By Mr. Aruell, April 1, 1869.]
of, to the United States--[By Mr. Banks.]

the year ending June 30, 1870.. ....195
agreed to, 425.
referred, 59.

No. 393-granting lands to the States of
Roots, Logan H., a Representative from Ark. resolution in reference to the admission of,

Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to
.......2
into the Union as a Territory of the

aid in the construction of certain rail-
(See Coutested Election.)
United States discussed in Committee of

roads.........

.........505
resolution extending the time in the Arkan the Whole by Mr. Orth.....................523 | Sayles, S. and H., bill (S. No. 47) for the
sas contested election case of Cameron
Sanford, Stephen, a Representative from New

relief of.
vs.—[By Mr. Kerr, March 24, 1869. ] York .....

.........2 received from Senate, 345; referred, 508.
referred, 249.

San Francisco, bill (H. R. No. 104) to relin Scavuell, Florance, resolution authoriziag the
petition presented by

....... 84 quish the interest of the United States in Committee on Accounts to pay the expenses
bill introduced by-

certain lands to the city and county of-[By incident to the arrest of, during the l'or-
No. 137–10 provide levees to secure the
Mr. Axtell.]

tieth Congress, &c.--[By Mr. Lawrence,
low lands of Arkansas and Missouri referred, 74.

April 9, 1869.
from inundation and to encourage the Sargent, Aaron A., a Representative from objected 10, 715.
settlement and cultivation thereof... 125 California.

.3 Schenck, Robert C., a Representative from
remarks on the organization of the House, 20
bills introduced by-

Ohio.........
on tbe bill for the reconstruction of Vir No. 101-authorizing the selection of petitions presented by...............21, 40, 84
ginia, Mississippi, and Texas......... 635

lands for school purposes on double bilis introduced by-
on the bill in reference to the Little Rock

minimum lands in lieu of scbool sections No. 1-to reduce into one act and to
and Fort Smith railroad ..... 701, 702

on such lands taken for preëmption or amend the laws relating to internal

other purposes.......
Ross, Abbott Q., bill (H. R. No. 37) for the

...... 74
revenue .........

.......38
relief of–[By Mr. Stevenson.]

No. 102-to restore to the judges of the No. 7-to strengthen the public credit and
referred, 71,

United States district courts of Califor-

relating to contracts for the payment of
Rucker, Lieutenant William A., bill (H. R.

nia, Oregon, and Nevada the right to coin.....
No. 54) for the relief of, of Tennes-

appoint clerks to their courts respect. No. 45-relatirg to gold contracts...... 72

ively.....
- [By Mr. Butler, of Tennessee.]

No. 48—to proliibit the further increase
referred, 72.

No. 103--granting public lands, and the of the public debt......
Rule 29, resolution amending-[By Mr. Ferry,

right of way through the same, to aid in No. 210-making appropriations for the
March 19, 1869.]

construction of a canal in California, 74 removal of certain obstructions in ibe
No. 304-to abolish the Bureau of Statis.

Potomac river.........

.......202
reported and agreed to, 163.

tics in the Treasury Department..... 335 No. 241--supplementary to and explana-
remarks by--

No. 305--to prevent the extermination of tory of certain acts of Congress relating
Mr. Burr .........

.164
fur-bearing animals in Alaska, and to to officers of the Navy....

.,203
Mr. l'arnsworth..

. 164

regulate the fur-seal trade at the islands No. 325-to repeal the first section of an
Mr. Ferry...

..163, 164

of St. George and St. Paul, in the ter act relating to appeals to the Supreme
Mr. Holman.

..164
ritory of Alaska.........

335
Court ........

335

ansas........

........ 74

see-

.........

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