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read and printed, 8 ; referred, 28, 30; re- | bills introduced by

....... 42

... 129

Conkling, Roscoe, a Senator from New Constitution, bill (S. No. 8) to enforce the Copyright, bill(S. No.61) to secure the, of paint-
York ..

............1 fourteenth amendment to the, and the ings, drawings, statuary, and models--[By
petitions presented by.

........47, laws of the United States in Georgia, and Mr. Sumner.]

61, 101, 127, 204, 409 to restore to that State the republican form referred, 32.
bills introduced by-

of government elected under its new con Corbett, Henry W., a Senator from Oregon, 1
No. 12—to authorize the New York, New-

)

by.........

47
foundland, and London Telegraph Com.
pany to land its submarine cable upon

ported, 102; discussed, 130; amendment, No. 77—for the preservation of the har.
the shores of the United States .........8 176; enrolled, 413.

bors and navigable rivers of the United
No. 13-to provide for a line of United
bill (S. No. 18) to enforce the several pro-

States against encroachments........... 32
States mail steamships for the convey.

visions of the, abolishing slavery, de: No. 103—to establish additional national
ance of mails and emigrant passengers

claring the immunities of citizens, and banks secured by United States bonds
between New York and Europe.........8

guarantying a republican form of gov. and to secure redemption of their circu-
No. 41—to prohibit secret sales or pur.

ernment by securing the elective fran.

lation in coin ........
chise to citizens deprived of it by reason No. 111-to establish
chases of gold or bonds on account of

department of
of race or color--[By Mr. Sumner.]

Indian affairs ....
the United States, and for other pur.

.....47
read and printed, 8; referred, 28.

No. 112-to aid in the construction of the
poses.

..28

joint resolution (S. R. No. 7) proposing an Oregon Branch Pacific railroad........47
No. 130—to encourage the building of

amendment to the, of the United No. 117—to encourage and facilitate tele.
steamships in the United States........63
States--[By Mr. Robertson.]

graphic communication between the
No. 145—to promote the building of steam-
referred, 29; reported adversely and in-

eastern and western continents .........62
ships in the United States, and to pro-

definitely postponed, 61, 62.

reports made by ..........

.47, 529
vide for the transportation of the United bill (S. No. 114) to enforce the fourteenth remarks on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
States mails between New York and
article of amendment of the, of the

act.........

... 44, 159, 332
Europe by steamships built in the United

United States-[By Mr. Ferry.]

on the bill to strengthen the public credit,
States

....102
referred, 47; reported, 62; discussed,

51, 53, 55
No. 160-to regulate proceedings for the 625, 628.

on the Indian appropriation bill....... 217,
naturalization of aliens....... ....... 128 joint resolution (S. R. No. 32) prescribing

389, 390, 391, 392, 394, 414,
No. 233— for the relief of Samuel the manner of proceeding by State

415, 422, 424, 442, 443, 448
Pierce

.412
Legislatures upon amendments to the, on the currency bill....

..268,
resolution submitted by
proposed to them for ratification-[By

269, 272, 296, 358, 367, 370
Mr. Morton.]

on the bill to amend the Central Pacific
for the election of a Congressional Print-

railroad act.
er-[March 22, 1869).

read, 102.
188

.321,
reports made by.

607
bill (S. No. 197) to enforce the fourteenth

322, 529, 530, 531, 532, 576
incidental remarks by, 28, 30, 46, 49, 64, 101,
amendment to the, and the laws of the on the order of business.

.350
151, 248, 290, 306, 346, 412, 505, 540,
United States, and to restore to the

....386

on the resolution of adjournment.
624, 653, 665, 667, 679, 715,716, 718, 719

State of Georgia the republican gov. personal and explanatory...........533, 534

ernment elected under its new consti.
remarks on the resolution in regard to the

Coroner, bill (S. No. 79) to further define the
consideration of Indian treaties........22

tution.-[By Mr. Rice.]

nature and extent of the duties and powers
read and printed, 263.

of the, of the District of Columbia, and
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,

notice of ratification of amendment to the,
45, 94, 234, 245, 322

prescribing his fees and manner of collect-
on the Burlington and Missouri River rail.

article fifteenth, by-

ing the same-[By Mr. Fenton.]
Kansas.....

27 referred, 32.
road bill.......

North Carolina.

.46
on the resolution setting apart Fridays for

Corporations, bill (S. No. 119) providing for
Massachusetts

.150 the formation of, and regulating same in
private bills........

. 151, 152
Maine

174 District of Columbia--[By Mr. Willey. ]
on the bill in relation to the British steamer

Michigan..

289
Labuan .....

referred, 62.
...... 153

Pennsylvania
on election of Congressional Printer...188

...................320

Cotton, bill (S. No. 20) to encourage the pro-
South Carolina....

.320
on the bill to amend the judicial system,

duction of, in the United States-[By Mr.
Consular fees, joint resolution (S. R. No. 22)
211, 212, 213, 217, 575

Spencer.)
relative to-[By Mr. Nye.]
personal and explanatory.

read and printed ; referred, 28.
231
on the bill relating to the distribution of

read and passed, 62; passed House, 217; Court, bill (S. No. 172) to establish the office
enrolled, 265; approved, 293.

of associate judge for the eastern district
currency........ .... 265, 276, 294, 295

In House : received from Senate, 80; passed,
on the bill to amend the Central Pacific

of Texas--[By Mr. Ferry.]

225; enrolled, 281.
railroad act.....

referred, 151.
.322, 529, 530

Contempts, bill (S. No. 271) to punish, of the bill (S. No. 207) to establish a probate, in the
on the order of business...... 348, 411, 540

courts of the United States in certain District of Columbia—[By Mr.Hamlin.)
on the resolution of adjournment...... 385,

cases-[By Mr. Carpenter.]
386, 387, 413, 474, 610, 611

referred, 291.
referred, 611.

bill (H. R. No. 343) for holding terms of the
on the joint resolution relating to appli- || Contingent Expenses of the Senate, Committee district, of the United States for the
cants for relief from disabilities......410 to Audit and Control the. ........28

district of Nevada.
on the Selma and Gadsden railroad bill, 411

reports from .........

. 232, 528, 573 received from House, 625; referred, 653.
on the joint resolution relating to Osage adverse reports from...

.232 Court-house, joint resolution (H. R. No. 75) to
Indian lands.........

.412 | Contractors, joint resolution (S. R. No. 47) facilitate the construction of a, at Spring-
on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail. for the relief of certain, for the construc field, Illinois.
road bill...

..440, tion of vessels of war and steam machin. received from House, 657; read, 679.
441, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473 ery-[By Mr. Drake.]

Court of Claims, bill (S. No. 97) to fix the salary
on the joint resolution to protect the referred, 291.

of the bailiff of the-[By Mr. Trumbull.]
interests of the United States in the

Contracts, bill (H. R. No. 7) to strengthen the referred, 42; reported, 492.
Union Pacific railroad...........476, 496, public credit and relating to, for the pay joint resolution" (S. R. No. 51) exempting
497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 537, 539, 540, ment of coin .........

all the counties of the State of West
546, 547, 548, 668, 669, 670, 671, 675 received from House, 66; substituted for Virginia from the operation of the act of
on the bill for the removal of disabilities bill S. No. 56, 66; discussed, 66; passed, Congress entitled "An act to declare the
from certain persons............541, 544 70; enrolled, 86.

sense of an act entitled 'An act to re-
on the bill for the relief of Blanton Dun. Contracts concerning slaves, bill (S. No. 251) strict the jurisdiction of the, and to pro-
can........

544 to prevent the courts of the United States vide for the payment of certain demands
on the deficiency bill....

577
from enforcing-[By Mr. Sumner.]

for quartermaster's stores and subsist.
on the tax bill.............612, 613, 621, 622 referred, 492.

ence supplies furnished to the Army of
on the bill in relation to Virginia, Missis. || Conventiou, bill (S. No. 195) to carry into the United States'"-[By Mr. Willey.]
sippi, and Texas.......

.620, effect the, of July 4, 1868, between the referred, 347.
653, 654, 655, 656, 657 United States and Mexico for the adjust Courts, bill (S. No. 16) to provide for the better
on the bill to fix the status of judge advo ment of claims—[By Mr. Sumner.]

administration of justice in the Territories
cates........

662, 663

reported, 232; passed, 292; passed House, of the United States—[By Mr. Cragin.]
on the papers of Norman Wiard, 665, 667 495; enrolled, 540; approved, 586.

read and printed, 8; referred, 28.
on the joint resolution relating to steam In House : received from the Senate, 309; bill (S. No. 96) to provide for holding the,
boats.......
.....667 passed, 508; enrolled, 562.

of the United States in case of the
on the El Paso Pacific railroad resolu- | Cooley, Benjamin, joint resolution (S. R. No. sickness or other disability of the judges
tion..........
........678 16) for the relief of, and James W. Bos-

of the district courts, approved July
on the bill for the publication of the well-[By Mr. Vickers.]

29, 1850—[By Mr. Carpenter.]
Attorney Generals' opinions.......... 717 referred, 42.

referred, 42.

Currency, bill (S. No. 43)— Continued.
remarks by-
Mr. Corbett......

.268,
269, 272, 296, 358, 367, 370
Mr. Davis

.366, 309, 370
Mr. Edmunds

. 266, 267
Mr. Ferry...........

.368, 369
Mr. Fessenden

.268, 271, 272,
273, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303, 304,

351, 352, 354, 361, 365, 366, 367
Mr. Grimes ......296, 297, 298, 299, 304
Mr. Hamlin..

.370
Mr. Howard

297, 298
Mr. Howe

. 265,
270, 272, 273, 302, 303, 365, 368
Mr. Kellogg

269, 274, 294, 370
Mr. Morrill... ...268, 300, 355, 367
Mr. Morton .....

269,
299, 300, 301, 303, 304, 356,

357, 362, 363, 364, 366, 367
Mr. Patterson....

..370
Mr. Pomeroy....

.366
Mr. Pool.... 304, 305, 352, 354, 364, 370
Mr. Robertson.

. 267, 299
Mr. Sawyer..... .....274, 276, 297,

304, 357, 358, 364, 366, 367, 369
Mr. Sherman.........29, 32, 129, 130, 265

266, 267, 268, 271, 273, 275, 294, 297,
298, 300, 301, 302, 304, 305, 351, 352,

354, 361, 364, 366, 367, 368, 369, 370
Mr. Sprague......

.266, 269,
270, 271, 272, 273, 274, 298, 299,

355, 358, 359, 360, 361, 362, 363
Mr. Sumner.... .274, 276, 301, 305
Mr. Thurman..

300, 366
Mr. Warner ...........

.367
Mr. Williams...........

.271, 273, 296, 297
Mr. Wilson....

.86, 130, 267,
269, 270, 271, 294, 295, 300, 301, 355,

356, 360, 362, 363, 364, 366, 367, 368
yeas and nays on, 268, 361, 363, 364, 365, 370
bill (S. No. 190) to amend an act entitled

"An act to provide a national, secured
by a pledge of United States bonds, and
to provide for the circulation and re-
demption thereof,' approved June 3,
1864, by extending certain penalties to

accessories--[By Mr. Morrill.]
reported and passed, 205; passed House,

413; enrolled, 413; approved, 532.
In House: received from Senate, 228;

referred, 230; reported and passed, 409 ;

enrolled, 437.
Custom-bouse, joint resolution (H. R. No. 65)

to facilitate the construction of the, at

Bangor, Maine.
received from House, 394 ; passed, 395 ;

enrolled, 413.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 34) to sell or

exchange the site of the, in the city of
Nasb ville, and that a suitable location

may be obtained.
received from House, 625; referred, 653.

assessors............

Courts-Continued.
bill (S. No. 141) to provide a remedy for the

loss or destruction of judgment records
or decrees appertaining to proceedings
in the United States—[By Mr. Carpen:

ter.]
referred, 86.
bill (S. No. 187) to facilitate the business

and to provide for the more perfect pres.
ervation of the records of the, of the

United States-[By Mr. Osborn.]
referred, 190.
bill (S. No. 254) to prevent the, of the

United States from enforcing contracts

concerning slaves-[By Mr. Sumner.]
referred, 492.
bill (S. No. 271) to punish contempts of

the, of the United States in certain

cases-[By Mr. Carpenter.]
referred, 611.
Cowan & Dickinson, bill (S. No. 132) for the

relief of, of Knoxville, Tennessee-[By

Mr. Fowler.]
referred, 63.
Cragin, Aaron H., & Senator from New
Hampshire

1
petitions presented by............. 28, 187, 609
bills introduced by-
No. 16—to provide for the better admin-

istration of justice in the Territories of
the United States...........

...8
No. 116—to allow deputy collectors and

assessors of internal revenue acting as

assessors the pay of collectors and
concurrent resolution submitted by-
creating the Committee to Audit and Con-

trol the Contingent Expenses of the
Senate and the Committee on Accounts
of the House of Representatives a joint
committee to define the number, duties,
and compensation of the employés of

the two Houses—[March 15, 1869)... 62
reports made by .........

.232, 528
incidental remarks by....

.......9, 28
remarks on the resolution in regard to the

pay of Thomas W. Phipps...... 232, 233
on the resolution relating to the mode of

appointing officers of the Senate, 528,529
on the resolution relative to the pay of
southern Senators..

.721
Credit, bill (S. No. 56) to strengthen the pub-

lic, and relating to contracts for the pay.

ment of coin-(By Mr. Williams.]
reported, 31; called up, 46; discussed, 48,

49, 64, 66; bili H. R. No. 7 substituted, 66.
Crimes, bill (S. No. 26) to further define and

amend an act for the punishment of, against

the United States— (By Mr. Patterson.]
read and printed, 21; referred, 28; reported,

289.
Crown, Catharine H., bill (S. No. 139) for the

relief of, widow of the late Thomas Crown,

deceased-[By Mr. Pool.]
referred, 86.
Cuba, joint resolution (S. R. No. 30) to author.

ize the recognition of the independence

of-[By Mr. Sherman.]
referred, 86.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 49) of sympathy

with the people of the Island of.

received from House, 721.
Currency, bill (S. No. 43) supplementary to

an act entitled “ An act to provide a
national, secured by a pledge of United
States bonds, and to provide for the circu.
lation and redemption thereof,'' approved

June 3, 1864-[By Mr. Sherman.)
referred, 29; reported, 32; amendment, 86 ;

discussed, 129, 265, 294, 350 ; passed, 371.
In House : received from the Senate, 398 ;

referred, 408.
remarks by-

Mr. Abbott. 266, 269, 357, 359, 370
Mr. Anthony.....272, 278, 362, 365, 368
Mr. Buckingham .364, 365, 369
Mr. Cameron

268
Mr. Cattell

.367
Mr. Cole

......354
Mr. Conkling.

., 265, 276, 294, 295

.....62

Davis, Captain John, joint resolution (S. B..

No. 43) to refer the claim of the adminis.
trator of the estate of, deceased, to the

Court of Claims-[By Mr. Scott.]
referred, 206.
Davis, Garrett, a Senator from Kentacky.... 1
petition presented by ........

..127
resolution subipitted by—
inquiring what clerks of the committees

of the Senate may properly be dis-

pensed with-[April 7, 1809]..........573
reports made by........

127, 573
incidental remarks by... ...... 28, 63, 468, 717
remarks on the bill for the benefit of Mrs.

Margaret Riddle...................... 35, 127
on the bill to strengthen the public
credit........

..... 67, 68
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,

97,132, 134, 135, 136,234, 235,322,329
on the order of business... ...... 350
on the currency bill.............366, 369, 370
on the joint resolution to protect the in-

terests of the United States in the Union
Pacific railroad.... ............476, 495,

504,536,537,547,668,670,672,673
on the deficiency bill.....

583
on rescinding the adjournment resolu-
tion ....

.... 607, 608
on the billto enforce the fourteenth amend-

ment of the Constitution.......... ..627
on the bill in relation to Virginia, Missis.

sippi, and Texas.............. 657, 658, 659
on the joint resolution relating to steam-
boats.

666
on the resolution in regard to the pay of

southern Senators............719, 720, 721
Deaf

and Dumb, Columbian Institution for the.
director of, appointed ....

45
Decorations, joint resolution (S. R. No. 31)

authorizing Lieutenant CommanderArthur
A. Yates, Surgeon Albert L. Gibon, Passed
Assistant Surgeon Charles H. White, and
Assistant Surgeon Jerome H. Kidder, of
the United States Navy, to accept, from
the king of Portugal in recognition of

bumane services-[By Mr. Sumner.]
reported and passed, 102.
In House : received from the Senate, 119;

referred, 225.
Decrees, bill (S. No. 141) to provide a remedy

for the loss or destruction of judgment
records or, appertaining to proceedings

in the United States courts—[By Mr. Car-
referred, 86.
Deeds, bill (S. No. 234) relating to ackuowl.

edgments of, or other instruments of
writing in the District of Columbia-[By

Mr. Harlan.]
referred, 412.
Deficiencies, bill (H. R. No. 354) making ap-

propriations to supply, in the appropria-
tions for the service of ihe Government
for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1869,

and June 30, 1870.
received froin Hɔuse, 495; referred, 495;

amendments, 505; reported, 527; amend-
ments, 532; discussed, 577, 582; passed
with amendments and with title amended,
586; conference, 620; conference report,
657; concurred in by the Senate, 557;

enrolled, 677.
remarks by-
Mr. Abbott...

....505, 584
Mr. Anthony

:...584, 586
Mr. Chandler.....505, 581, 582, 683, 584
Mr. Conkling

577
Mr. Davis........

...583
Mr. Drake.........

.532, 578, 579
Mr. Edmunds .................578, 580, 586
Mr. Fessenden...527, 577,578, 579, 580,

581, 582, 583,584,585,586, 620, 657
Mr. Fowler...

....505, 585
Mr. Grimes.... 578, 580, 584, 585
Mr. Harlan .....

....532, 585
Mr. Howard.

.....577, 588
Mr. Morrill.

.584
Mr. Morton.... .582, 583, 585, 586
Mr. Nye..........

.....532, 580
Mr. Patterson .... .......

505, 579, 580, 585

penter.]

Dakota, the Territory of, bill (S. No. 35) to

create an additional land district in the,
to be called the Pembina district-[By

Mr. Ramsey.)
referred 28.
bill (S. No. 157) to provide for the construc-

tion of a wagon road for military and
postal purposes through the Territo.
ries of, Montana, Idaho, and Wasbing.

ton-[By Mr. Norton.)
referred, 128.
bill (S. No. 208) amending an act entitled

"An act setting aside certain proceeds
from internal revenue for the erection
of penitentiaries in the Territories of
Nebraska, Washington, Colorado, Idaho,
Montana, Arizona, and," approved

January 22, 1867—(By Mr. Nye.]

referred, 291.
Dashing Wave, bill (S. No. 87) to carry into

effect the decree of the district court
of the United States for the district of
Louisiana in the case of the British brig,

and her cargo-[By Mr. Sumner.]
referred, 41; reported, 85.

Deficiencies, bill (H. R. No. 354)—Continued. Disabilities Continued.
remarks by-

resolution for the appointment of a commit-
Mr. Pomeroy..

..532, 579, 585, 586 tee on political-[By Mr. Trumbull,
Mr. Ramsey..

..505, 579, 581, 586 March 20, 1869. ]
Mr. Schurz..

..582 read, 176.
Mr. Sherman

....580 resolution directing Committee on Public
Mr. Sprague..

.......577

Buildings and Grounds to provide a suit-
Mr. Sumner.

578, 579

able room for the select Committee
Mr. Trumbull.

.585, 657

on the Removal of Political-[By Mr.
Mr. Willey..

...585

Robertson, March 22, 1869.]
Mr. Williams..................

.532, 580, 581 laid over, 190.
Mr. Wilson ......

.......580

remarks by-
yeas and nays on the .............577, 580, 584 Mr. Grimes...

190
Desertion, bill (S. No. 37) to remove the

Mr. Robertson

....190
charge of, from certain soldiers of the

Mr. Trumbull..........

...190
second North Carolina mounted infan bill (S. No. 198) in addition to an act enti-
try-[By Mr. Abbott.)

tled “An act to relieve from legal and
referred, 28; reported, 127 ; passed, 128 ;

political, certain persons engaged in
passed the House, 232; enrolled, 265;

the late rebellion," approved July 27,
approved, 293.

1868–[By Mr. Kellogg:)

read and passed, 264; passed House, 350 ;
In House: received from the Senate, 150 ;

enrolled, 384; approved, 413.
passed, 228 ; enrolled, 281.

In House : received from the Senate, 284;
bill (S. No. 38) to remove the charge of, called up, 376; passed, 377; enrolled,
from certain soldiers of the thirteenth

397.
Tennessee cavalry -[By Mr. Abbott.] bill (S. No. 212) to relieve certain persons
referred, 28; reported and passed, 205 ; therein named from the legal and polit-
passed House, 625; enrolled, 658.

ical, imposed by the fourteenth amend-
In House : received from the Senate, 228 ;

ment of the Constitution of the United
referred, 230; reported and passed, 644; States-[By Mr. Abbott.]
enrolled, 652.

referred, 2012
Diplomatic and consular service, bill (S. No. bill (S. No. 220) to remove the political,

202) to provide for retrenchment and of Alexander Rives, of Virginia–[By
greater efficiency in the, of the United Mr. Wilson.]
States-[By Mr. Patterson.]

referred, 321.
referred, 263.

bill (S. No. 222) to relieve John Watts, of
Disabilities, joint resolution (S. R. No. 1) for

the State of Mississippi, from legal and
the removal of political-[By Mr. Ferry.]

political--[By Mr. Pool.]
read and printed, 9; amendment, 24; re-

referred, 321.
ferred, 28.

bill (S. No. 223) to relieve certain persons
resolution for a joint standing committee to

therein named from the legal and polit-
consider all propositions
for the removal

ical, imposed by the fourteenth amend.
of political-[By Mr. Sawyer, March 5,

ment of the Constitution of the United
1869.]

States-[By Mr. Pool.]
laid over, 9; discussed, 24; referred, 27.

referred, 321.
remarks by-

bill (S. No. 244) for the removal of, from

the persons therein named-[By Mr.
Mr. Abbott ......

26

Sumner.]
Mr. Ferry....

.24, 26

referred, 412.
Mr. Fessenden.

bill (S. No. 246) to relieve certain persons
Mr. Pomeroy

.25

of all political, imposed by the fourteenth

article of the amendments to the Con-
Mr. Robertson

.24
Mr. Sawyer

stitution of the United States-[By Mr.
9, 24, 26

Spencer.]
Mr. Stewart

referred, 412.
Mr. Trumbull....

bill (S. No. 259) to remove political, from
resolution for a select Committee on the

certain persons--[By Mr. Robertson.]
Removal of Political—[By Mr. Robert reported, 504; discussed, 540; passed, 544.
son, March 6, 1869. ]

In House : received from the Senate, 590;
laid over, 24; tabled, 30; adopted, 176; called up, 704; referred, 708.
committee named, 177.

remarks by-
resolution for the appointment of a joint

Mr. Abbott... ..541, 542, 543, 544
committee to consider all applications

Mr. Cattell....

541
for the removal of political-[By Mr.

Mr. Conkling

.......541, 544
Anthony, March 8, 1869. ]

Mr. Fowler.....

..542
agreed to, 29; disagreed to by House,

Mr. Harris. .................................542
232.

Mr. Howard..

.541
In House : received from the Senate, 37;

Mr. McCreery..

.542, 543
referred, 79; reported and non-con-

Mr. Pool...

..513
curred in, 229.

Mr. Rice...

........541
joint resolution (S. R. No. 4) requiring par-

Mr. Robertson ...504, 541, 542, 543, 544
ties desiring to be relieved from polit-

Mr. Sawyer...

...541, 542, 543, 544
ical, to make application to Congress in

Mr. Sumner..

..542, 543
writing over their own signatures, set-

Mr. Thayer

543

Mr. Trumbull..
ting forth the grounds upon which relief

541, 543, 544
is asked, which shall be sworn to-[By

Mr. Warner........
Mr. Morton.]

Mr. Willey......

.542, 544
read and printed, 29; referred, 176 ; re-

Mr. Williams.......

541
Mr. Wilson .......

...511
ported and passed, 410.
In Housc: received from the Senate, 438;

bill (S. No. 262) to provide for the removal
referred, 512.

of political-[By Mr. Robertson.]

referred, 532.
remarks by

bill (H. R. No. 331) to relieve certain per-
Mr. Conkling

410

sons from political.
Mr. Hamlin....

..410 received from House, 678; read, 679.
Mr. Warner .........

..410 Disbursing officers, bill (S. No. 71) to facilitate
bill (S. No. 105) for the removal of certain, the settlement of accounts of, of the quar-

from the persons therein named-[By termaster's department-[By Mr. Sher-
Mr. Wilson.]

man. ]
read and printed, 47; amendment, 63. referred, 32.

Distilled spirits, bill (H. R. No. 140) to amend

an act entitled "An act imposing a tax on,

and tobacco."
received from House, 384; referred, 284;

reported, 468; notice, 577 ; called up, 587;
discussed, 612, 621 ; passed with amend.
ments, 624; conference, 657 ; conference
report, 678; concurred in by Senate, 679;

by House, 679; enrolled, 716.
District of Columbia, the Committee on the, 27
reports from.....

.127, 175, 289, 320
bill (S. No. 23) for the further security of

equal rights in the-[By Mr. Sumner.]
read, 20; passed, 30; passed House, 86;

enrolled, 103 ; approved, 152.
In House : received from the Senate, 37;

passed, 79; enrolled, 125.
bill (S. No. 25) supplementary to an act

entitled "An act to authorize the exten-
sion, construction, and use of a lateral
branch of the Baltimore and Potomac
railroad into and within the," approved

February 5, 1867—[By Mr. Cameron.)
read and passed, 21; passed House, 86;

enrolled, 103 ; approved, 152.
In House : received from the Senate, 37;

read, 79; passed, 80; enrolled, 125.
bill (S. No. 31) to amend and consolidate

the several acts establishing and relating
to the Metropolitan police of the--[By

Mr. Harlan.)
read and printed, 21; referred, 28; referred

anew, 61.
bill (S. No. 45) to incorporate the Washing.

ton Market Company-[By Mr. Ferry.]
referred, 29.
bill (S. No. 54) for the further security of

equal rights in the--[By Mr. Pomeroy.]
referred, 29.
bill (S. No. 66) to amend the usury laws of

the-[By Mr. Vickers.]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 67) to arch Tiber creek north

of Pennsylvania avenue-[By Mr. Vick:

ers. ]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 68) to incorporate the Masonic

Mutual Relief Association of the-[By

Mr. Vickers. ]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 69) supplementary to the act

incorporating the Newsboys' Home, and
providing for the relief of certain minor

children in the-[By Mr. Vickers.]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 70) to incorporate the, Concrete

Stone Company-[By Mr. Vickers. ]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 75) regulating the rights of

property ot married women in the-[By

Mr. Trumbull.]
referred, 32; reported, 62; passed, 152;

passed House, 625; enrolled, 658.
In House: received from the Senate, 169;

referred, 230; reported and passed,

644; enrolled, 652.
bill (S. No. 76) concerning divorces in

the-[By Mr. Trumbull.]
referred, 32; reported, 62; passed, 152.
In House : received from the Senate, 169;

referred, 230; leave to report asked,

644.
bill (S. No. 79) to further define the nature

and extent of the duties and powers of
the coroner of the, and prescribing his
fees and manner of collecting the

same-[By Mr. Fenton.]
referred, 32.
bill (S. No. 89) to incorporate the Union-

town and Washington City Railroad

Company, in the-[By Mr. Sumner.]
referred, 41.
bill (S. No. 90) to provide for the paving of

Pennsylvania avenue-[By Mr. Harris.]
referred, 41; reported and discussed,

280 ; passed, 290.
In House: received from the Senate, 309;
referred, 508.

..25

Mr. Rice .........

.25

25, 26
..9, 25

......542

.......

District of Columbia-Continued.
District of Columbia-Continued.

Drawings, bill (S. No. 248) relating to copies
bill (S. No. 91) to incorporate sundry bill (S. No. 214) in addition to the several of, in the Patent Office, and for other

churches, religious societies, and con. acts for establishing the temporary and purposes-[By Mr. Willey.]
gregations in the-[By Mr. Vickers.]

permanent seat of Government of the referred, 412.
referred, 41.

United States, and to resume the legis. Duncan, Blanton, joint resolution (H. R. No.
bill (S. No. 92) in addition to the act enti lative powers delegated to the cities of

29) for the relief of.
tled "An act to incorporate the Wash-

Washington and Georgetown and the received from House, 152; refer 152;
ington and Georgetown Steam Packet levy court in the-[By Mr. Hamlin.] reported, 468; discussed, 544; passed with
Company-[By Mr. Willey.]
referred, 291.

amendment, 545; agreed to by House,
referred, 41; reported and passed, 175. bill (S. No. 215) to amend the usury laws 678; enrolled, 678.
In House : received from the Senate, 198;

of the-[By Mr. Vickers.]

remarks by-
referred, 230.
reported, 320.

Mr. Conkling

..................544
bill (S. No. 104) to grant two million acres
bill (S. No. 226) to incorporate the Washing:

Mr. Howard

.....544
of public lands for the benefit of public
ton Homeopathic Medical Society-[By Mr. Howe

.468
schools in the-[By Mr. Wilson.]
Mr. Anthony. ]

Mr. McCreery.

.468, 544
referred, 47.
referred, 347.

Mr. Rice......

.468, 544
bill (S. No. 119) providing for the formation
bill (S. No. 227) to incorporate the Columbia

Mr. Trumbull....

.544
of corporations and regulating the same

Railway Company of the--[By Mr. Pat-

Daty, joint resolution (H. R. No. 44) to
in the-[By Mr. Willey. ]

terson.]

authorize works of art intended for
referred, 62.
referred, 347.

free exhibition to be introduced into the
bill (S. No. 120) to incorporate the Southern
bill (S. No. 229) to incorporate the National

United States without payment of.
Express Company-[By Mr. Kellogg.]

Union Manufacturing and Publishing

received from House, 206; referred, 206;
referred, 62.

Company of Washington—[By Mr.
Harris. ]

reported adversely and indefinitely post-
bill (S. No. 133) to incorporate the Wash-
referred, 347.

poned, 527.
ington General Hospital and Asylum

joint resolution (S. R. No. 55) donating con-
of the--[By Mr. Hamlin.]

demned material to the Industrial Home | Edmunds, George F., a Senator from Ver.
referred, 85; reported and passed, 127.

School of the-[By Mr. Witson.]

mont.......

1
In House : received from the Senate, 150 ; referred, 412.
referred, 228.

petitions presented by .........

.41,
bill (S. No. 234) relating to acknowledgments

127, 187, 204, 262, 289
bill (S. No. 152) to provide for the paving of of deeds or other instruments of writing bills introduced by—
Pennsylvania avenue-[By Mr. Cole. ]

in the-[By Mr. Harlan.]

No. 2-to amend an act regulating the
referred, 102.
referred, 412.

tenure of certain civil offices.............8
bill (S. No. 159) to aid in the building of resolution for printing the petition of citizens

No. 3—to enforce the fourteenth amend-
a rolling-mill in the city of Washing. of the, in relation to the government of ment to the Constitution and the laws of
ton-[By Mr. Scott.]
the-[By Mr. Anthony, April 5, 1869. ]

the United States in the State of Geor-
referred, 128.
reported and agreed to, 527.

gia, and to restore to that State the re-
bill (S. No. 163) to provide for the erection Divorces, bill (S. No. 76) concerning, in the
of a market-house in the city of Wash-

publican form of government elected
District of Columbia-- [By Mr. Trumbull.]

under its new constitution .................8
ington-[By Mr. Harlan.]

referred, 32; reported, 62; passed, 152.
referred, 128.
In House : received from the Senate, 169;

No. 174-granting relief to Lois Clark, 176

No. 175 for the relief of Elizabeth
joint resolution (S. R. No. 35) donating Drake, Charles D., a Senator from Missouri,..
referred, 230; leave to report asked, 644. Mathys.........

........ 176
the Lincoln Hospital to the Columbia
Hospital for Women and Lying in Asy-
petitions presented by..................187, 439

No. 176-granting a pension to Anna E.
Frei .........

.............176
lum-[By Mr. Wilson.)

bills introduced by-
No. 144—to create the office of surveyor

No. 266 — to authorize officers of the
referred, 176; reported, 653.

Executive Departments to administer
bill (S. No. 183) to authorize subscriptions

general of the Territory of Wyoming, oaths in certain cases. ..........573
by the corporate authorities of the cities

and to provide for the survey of the pub.
lic lands therein.........

resolutions submitted by—
of Washington and Georgetown to the

.......86
capital stock of certain railroad com-
No. 169—to regulate the construction of

calling for information relating to the
panies—[By Mr. Willey.]

bridges over the Mississippi and Mis military importance of the Island of San
souri rivers..........

......... 151

Juan, in Washington Territory-[March
referred, 176.
No. 216-to establish the office of Solicitor

10, 1869] .....

.42
bill (S. No. 185) to continue in force an act

and Naval Judge Advocate General, 321

for printing the journal of the late William
entitled " An act to extend the charter
joint resolutions introduced by

Maclay, Senator from Pennsylvania,
of Washington city,' &c.-[By Mr. Pat-

No. 47-for the relief of certain contract containing the secret debates in the
terson.]
ors for the construction of vessels of

Senate prior to the holding of public sit-
referred, 190;
reported and passed, 289 ;
war and steam machinery.............. 291

tings by that body-[March18,1869),128
passed the House, 495; enrolled, 540;
No. 60—in relation to the officers of cer-

for printing additional copies of the report
approved, 586.
tain Missouri troops.............

of the Committee on Retrenchment-
In House : received from the Senate, 309; resolution submitted by-

[April 6, 1869]...

532
passed, 508; enrolled, 562.
amending the rule of the Senate in re-

incidental remarks by...

.9,
joint resolution (S. R. No. 41) donating to gard to the consideration of Indian

10, 21, 30, 42, 63, 127, 163, 176,
the public schools of Washington, the treaties—[March 5, 1869)..................9

191,217,263, 264, 581,582, 624, 629,
frame building located at the southeast incidental remarks by......34, 41, 42, 97, 151,

630, 653, 667, 678, 715, 716, 717, 720
corner of Twenty-Second street west and 152, 206, 305, 504, 505, 656, 663, 667 remarks on the resolution in regard to the
I street north, in said city-[By Mr. remarks on the resolution in regard to the

consideration of Indian treaties ....... 24
Fessenden.)
consideration of Indian treaties, 9, 22, 24 on

the bill granting a pension to Mrs. Mary
read and passed, 206.
on the revision of the rules....... ..9

Lincoln .....

.29
In House : received from the Senate, 228; on the bill to reorganize the Navy........87 on the bill for the benefit of Mrs. Marga-
referred, 230.
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, 97,

ret Riddle........

...... 34, 35
bill (S. No. 192) to equalize and define the

163, 183

on House bill to repeal the civil tenure
rights of all persons who own lots in the

on the bill to amend the judicial system, 151, act .........43, 90, 92, 93, 95, 96, 97, 104,
Oak Hill Cemetery-[By Mr. Hamlin.]

192, 193, 207, 208, 209, 210, 215

106, 108, 109, 114, 115, 131, 205, 395
referred, 206.

on the bill to fix the status of judge advo. on the resolution for the appointment of
resolution in relation to the grade of

cates of the Army.........

..... 175

a joint select Committee on Retrench-

ment.........
on the resolution for the reassignment of
Pennsylvania avenue--[By Mr. Morrill,

.42, 43
March 25, 1869. ]

committee-rooms....

....206

on the resolution for printing the journal
on the order of business.. .290, 678

of Senator Maclay......

.128
reported and agreed to, 262.
bill (S. No. 207) to establish a probate court

on the deficiency bill.........532, 578, 579

on the bill to amend the judicial system,
in the-[By Mr. Hamlin.]
on the bill in relation to Virginia, Missis-

214, 215, 216, 217, 630
sippi, and Texas........... .......660 on the resolution in regard to the pay of
referred, 291.
on the joint resolution relating to steam Thomas W. Phipps....

.233
bill (S. No. 209) to insure the completion boats......

......664 on the order of business, 264, 265, 678, 716
of the Washingtou monument-[By on the joint resolution to protect the inter-
Mr. Nye.]

on the currency bill .....

. 266, 267
ests of the United States in the Union on the resolution of adjournment...... 386,
referred, 291.
Pacific railroad ........... 670, 676

387, 473, 474, 608, 611
bill (S. No. 210) relating to judicial pro on the El Paso Pacific railroad bill....677 on the bill to amend the Central Pacific
ceedings in the-[By Mr. Patterson.] on the resolution relating to the pay of railroad act........

576
referred, 291.

southern Senators.................. 718, 719 on the deficiency bill. .........578, 580, 586

... 492

..... 662

Edmunds, George F., a Senator from Ver | Equal rights, bill (S. No. 23) for the further Ferry, Orris 8., a Senator from Connecticut-
mont-Continued.

security of, in the District of Columbia Continued.
remarks on the joint resolution concerning [By Mr. Sumner.]

remarks on the joint resolution respecting
vacancies in the adjutant general's de. read, 20; passed, 30; passed House, 86; the provisional govern:nents of Virginia,
partment....
....620 enrolled, 103; approved, 152.

Mississippi, and Texas............. ..63
on the joint resolution for the protection In House : received from Senate, 37; passed, on the bill for the relief of S. and H.
of soldiers and their heirs ..
... 621 79; enrolled, 125.

Sayles......

.........321
on the bill in relation to Virginia, Missis. bill (8. No. 54) for the further security of, on the currency bill......... .868. 369
sippi, and Texas ......... .656, 657

in the District of Columbia-[By Mr. on the bill to fix the status of judge advo-
on the joint resolution relating to steam: Pomeroy. ]

cates...
boats.........
.663, 664, 665 referred, 29.

on the resolution relating to the pay of
on the papers of Norman Wiard. ......665 || Executive clerk, election of.......... ......188

southern Senators ....

718, 719
on the El Paso Pacific railroad bill....677 | Exemplifications of public records, bill (S. No. Fessenden, William P., & Senator from
on the bill for the publication of the 235) in relation 10—[By Mr. Harlan. ]

Dlaine..........

...... ..1
Attorneys Generals' opinions, 716, 717 referred, 412.

petitions presented by ...............31, 61, 160
on the resolution relating to the pay of | Express Company, bill (S. No. 120) to incor. bills introduced by-

southern Senators ....... .718, 719, 720 porate the Southern-[By Mr. Kellogg. ) No. 257—to reorganize the Department
Education, the Committee on........ .......... 28

of State and to reduce the expenses
referred, 62.
F.
thereof......... .........

.492
Eight-hour law, resolution to define the mean-

No. 258—to reorganize the Treasury De.
ing of the- [By Mr. Wilson, April 3, Fees, bill (S. No. 79) to further define the nature
1869.]

partment, and fix pay of its officers... 492
and extent of the duties and powers of the

joint resolution introduced by-
agreed to, 468.

coroner of the District of Columbia and

No. 41-donating to the public schools of
Election, joint resolution (S. R. No. 57) post prescribing his, and manner of coliecting

Washington, District of Columbia, the
poning the, in Texas-[By Mr. Sumner.]

the same
- [By Mr. Fenton.]

frame building located at the southeast
referred, 412.
referred, 32.

corner of Twenty-Second street west
Elective franchise-see Suffrage.
Fenton, Reuben E., a Senator from New

and I street north, in said city........206
bill (S. No. 18) to enforce the several pro.

York............

.1 reports inade by ...............188, 495, 527, 657
visions of the Constitution abolishing petitions presented by .........

.31, incidental remarks by.

...22,
slavery, declaring the immunities of

61. 85, 150, 174, 187, 409, 527

41, 151, 190, 192, 205, 206, 218, 232,
citizens, and guarantying a republican
bills introduced by

543, 576, 582, 657, 663, 718, 720, 721
form of government by securing the, to

No. 79-to further define the nature and remarks on the resolution for a committee
citizens deprived of it by reason of race extent of the duties and powers of the on disabilities........

.25
or color-[By Mr. Sumner.]

coroner of the District of Columbia,

on the motion for the appointment of a
read and printed, 8; referred, 28.
and prescribing his fees and manner of civil service committee............

45, 46

.32
Employés, concurrent resolution creating the

collecting the same.

on the bill to reorganize the Navy...64, 87
Committee to Audit and Control the Con.

No. 127-relating to telegraphic commu. on the order of business. .... .... 70,

nication between the United States and
tingent Expenses of the Senate and the

292, 293, 349, 350

03
Committee on Accounts of the House of

foreign countries.......

on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,
Representatives a joint committee to define
No. 128—for the relief of Mrs. Jane North-

93, 234, 326, 330, 394
the number, duties, and compensation of

ridge. .......

... .........63 on the bill to authorize the landing of a
the, of the two Houses-[By Mr. Cragin,
No. 171-to encourage the building of

104

submarine cable...........
March 15, 1869. ]

steamships in the United Stales and to

on the resolution of adjournment......152,
provide for the transportation of the

384, 386, 387, 474, 475
agreed to, 62; concurred in by the House,

United States mails to Europe by steam-
347.

on the bill in relation to the British steamer
ships built in the United Siates ......151

Labuan.....

...153
In House : received from Senato, 80; con No. 179—to prohibit secret sales or pur: on the joint resolution relating to the
curred in, 336.
chases of gold on account of the United Interior Departinent.......

......... 188
joint resolution (S. R. No. 54) to distribute States, and for other purposes........ 176 on the joint resolution to supply omissions
the number and rank of Government, No. 180—for the relief of Johanna Car-

in the enrollment of certain acts, 188, 189
among the several districts and Territo

roll..

............ 176 on the bill to authorize the prepayment
ries--[By Mr. Kellogg.]
No. 237—for the encouragement of yacht-

of interest...........

.205
referred, 347.

ing, improvement in naval architecture, on the Indian appropriation bill....... 232,
Engrossed Bills, the Committee on.......28, 63

cultivation of naval science, and amend.

387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393,
Enlisted men, joint resolution (S. R. No. 42)

atory of the act authorizing the Secre-

413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 418, 419, 420;
respecting the pay of, of the Army~[By
tary of the Treasury to license yachts,412

421, 422, 423, 424, 442, 443, 444, 445,
Mr. Wilson.]
incidental remarks by.............. 47, 620, 716

446, 447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 586, 628
referred. 206 ; reported and passed, 820; Ferry, Orris S., a Senator from Connecticut, 1 on the resolution in regard to the pay of
passed the House, 413; enrolled, 418;

petitions presented by...........

.. 28,
Thomas W. Phipps......

.233
approved, 532.
61, 85, 174, 187, 204, 545, 607, 653 on the currency bill...

.....268,
bills introduced by-
In House : received from Senate, 345; called

271, 272, 273, 299, 300, 301, 302, 303,
No. 32-to prevent the extermivation of

304, 351, 352, 354, 361, 365, 366, 367
up, 408; passed, 409; enrolled, 437.
Enrolled Bills, the Committee on ............

furbearing animals in Alaska.......... 24 on the deficiency bill...527, 577, 578, 579,
..28

No. 45—to incorporate the Washington 580, 681, 582, 583, 584, 585,586,620, 657
Enrollment, joint resolution (H. R. No. 1) to Market Company.....

.29 on the joint resolution respecting the
supply an omission in the, of the act making No. 47–for the relief of S. and H.

retirement of General Heintzelman, 621
appropriations for sundry, civil expenses Sayles.........

..29 on the bill to fix the status of judge advo-
of the Government for the year ending No. 114-to enforce the fourteenth article

cates....

........ 662, 663
June 30, 1870.

of amendment of the Constitution of on the bill concerning an appropriation
received from the House, 41; passed, 47;

the United States........ ......... 47

for the Presidential Mansion ..... 718,720
enrolled, 103.

No. 153–1o extend the letters-patent ori: on the resolution in regard to the pay of
joint resolution (H. R. No. 30) to supply ginally granted to Jolin Young....... 102 southern Senators....

721
omissions in the, of certain appropria-
No. 172-to establish the office of asso Finauce, the Committee op......

..27
tion acts, approved March 3, 1869.

ciate judge for the eastern district of reports from ...................31, 205, 468, 527
received from House, 103; referred, 103 ;

Texas.........
.151 adverse reports from ......

..527
reported and discussed, 188; passed
joint resolutions introduced by~

discharged from subjects........

205
with amendments, 190; agreed to by

No. 1--for the removal of political dis Five cents--see Coinage.
House, 217; enrolled, 232.

abilities........

.9 Flying Scud, bill (S. No. 86) to carry into effect
remarks by~

No. 14-amendatory of a joint resolution the decree of the district court of the Uni-
Mr. Fessenden.........

respecting the provisional governments ted States for the district of Louisiana in

.188, 189
Mr. Howe....................

of Virginia and Texas, passed at the the case of the British schooner, and her

.189
Mr. Pomeroy.

third session of the Fortieth Con.
.189, 190

cargo-[By Mr. Sumner.]
Mr. Sherman

gress......

.........42
.188, 189

referred, 41; reported, 85.
incidental remarks by...9, 24, 28, 40, 63, 232 | Foreign Relations, the Committee on ......... 27
bill (S. No. 155) to provide for the, and
license of certain foreign vessels--[By

remarks on the resolution for a committee reports from.......85, 102, 232, 289, 410, 527
on disabilities.......

..24, 26
adverse report from.....

627
Mr. Chandler.]

on the bill to prevent the extermination of resolution for printing report No. 4 from
road and passed, 128.

fur-bearing animals............... ... 33

the Committee on-[By Mr. Anthony,
In House : received from the Senate, 146 ; on the bill to strengthen the public credit, April 7, 1869.]
referred, 225.

51, 70

reported and agreed to, 573.

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