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Cuba, joint resolution (H. R. No. 2) to author Currency-Continued.

Dashing Wave, bill (H. R. No. 318) to carry
ize the recognition of the independence bill (S. No. 43) supplementary to an act into effect the decree of the district court
of-[By Mr. Banks.]

entitled "An act to provide a national, of the United States for the district of
referred, 59.

secured by a pledge of United States Louisiana in the case of the British brig,
joint resolution (H. R. No. 49) of sympathy bonds, and to provide for the circula. and her cargo-[By Mr. Hale.]

with the people of the island of-[By tion and redemption thereof,'' approved referred, 335.
Mr. Banks. ]

June 3, 1864.

Davis, Belle R., bill (H. R. No. 246) for the
reported and recommitted, 276.

received from Senate, 398; referred, 408. relief of, widow of Captain John S. Davis,
resolution of sympathy with the people of resolution instructing Committee on Bank deceased-[By Mr. Kerr.]

the island of—[By Mr. Banks, April 9, ing and, to report for action Senate bill referred, 229.
1869.]

No. 43, to provide for the redistribution | Davis, Captain John, joint resolution (H. R.
leave to report asked, 711, 712; reported of the-[By Mr. Garfield, April 5,1869.] No. 31) to refer the claim of the admin-
and passed, 712.
read and withdrawn, 506.

istrators of the estate of, deceased, to the
remarks by-
bill (H. R. No. 401) supplementary to an

Court of Claims-[By Mr. Townsend.]
Mr. Banks.....
276, 711, 712 act entitled"An act to provide a national,

referred, 193.
Mr. Sargent.

.712

secured by a pledge of United States Davis, C. B., bill (H. R. No. 290) for the relief
Mr. Swann.

.712

bonds, and to provide for the circula of, of Tennessee, from legal and political
Mr. Willard..

.712
tion and redemption thereof,'' approved

disabilities–[By Mr. Arnell.]
Cullom, Shelby M., a Representative from

June 3, 1865—(By Mr. Coburn.)

referred, 334.
Illinois

..2
read, 507.

Davis, Jesse and Mary Alice, bill (H. R. No.
bills introduced by-
Currency act, bill (H. R. No. 406) to amend

245) for the relief of, minors—[By Mr.
No. 73—to authorize and provide for the
the national-[By Mr. Lynch.)

Kerr.]
construction of a national military and
referred, 637; motion to reconsider, 652.

referred, 229.
freight railway from the Mississippi Curry, Mrs. Richarde Elizabeth, bill (H. R. Davis, Noah, a Representative from New

York.......

..2
river to certain ports on the Atlantic, 73

No. 339) granting a pension to, mother
No. 129—to establish a post route in the

of John Curry, late a private in com.

petition presented by.

bills introduced by-
county of Kankakee, in the State of pany G, Missouri sharpshooters-[By Mr.
Illinois......

No. 156—to amend the judicial system of
73
Eldridge.]

the United States......

... 193
joint resolution introduced by-
referred, 396.

No. 157-to establish the office of associate
No. 62-in relation to the settlement of
Custon-house, resolution calling for inform-

judge for eastern district of Texas... 193
the accounts of R. B. Hatch, late a

ation in regard to the, at St. Louis-[By
Mr. Wells, March 17, 1869.]

No. 273—to establish the salaries of certain
quartermaster in the volunteer ser-

officers, to reduce the expenses of their
......334
agreed to, 115.

offices, and to amend the laws in respect
resolutions submitted by-
joint resolution (H. R. No. 34) to sell or

thereto......

..........310
for a select committee to inquire relative

exchange the site of the, in the city of No. 350—to prohibit secret sales or pur.

Nashville, and that a suitable location
to the imprisonment of American citi.

chases of gold or bonds on account of
may be obtained-[By Mr. Prosser.]
zens in Paraguay-[March 16, 1869], 97

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

.396
referred, 194 ; reported and passed, 644.
authorizing the Committee on the Terri-

No. 359-to define vacancies in office and
In Senate : received from the House, 625;
tories to employ & clerk-[March 8,

to provide for filling the same, and to
referred, 653.
1869]

regulate resignations of office......... 425
incidental remarks by.........

bill (H. R. No. 244) to provide for the erec.
.97,

No. 360—to encourage the detection of
230, 249, 438, 590, 682

tion of a public building in the city of frauds upon the Government, and to
remarks on the joint resolution to correct

St. Louis, Missouri, for the use of the, authorize the Secretary of the Treasury

and civil officers of the Government of
an error in an enrollment.......... .78

to direct the commencement of actions
on the bill for the coinage of nickel-copper

the United States—[By Mr. Wells. ]

therefor........

..425
pieces .....
referred, 224.

No. 423—to establish a uniform system
.81
on the bill extending the time for revising
bill (H. R. No. 297) making an appropri-

of naturalization.

...714
the statutes ....

.220, 221
ation for a, in the city of St. Joseph, reports made by.......

.600, 711
on the bill concerning penitentiaries in the

Missouri - (By Mr. Asper.]

incidental remarks by.

.310, 714
Territories ..

.....425
referred, 334.

remarks on the bill for the coinage of nickel.
on the bill allowing certain parties to
bill (H. R. No. 348) to provide for the con.

copper pieces........

......99
testify ......
...700 struction of a, at Charlestown, West

on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,
Currency-see Specie Payments.

Virginia--[By Mr. Witcher.]

288, 314, 315, 316, 319, 402, 404, 405
bill (H. R. No. 74) supplemental to an act

referred, 396.

(See Appendix.)
entitled "An act to provide a national,

joint resolution (H. R. No. 65) to facilitate Dawes, Henry L., a Representative from Mas.
secured by pledge of United States

the construction of the, at Bangor,

sachusetts

2
bonds, and to provide for the circula Maine-[By Mr. Dawes.]

petition presented by.........

..204
tion and redemption thereof,'' approved
reported and passed, 397; passed Senate,

bills introduced by-
June 3, 1864—[By Mr. Ingersoll.]

408; enrolled, 425.

No. 26-to fix the time for the election
read and objected to, 58; referred, 73.
In Senate : received from the House, 394 ;

of Representatives and Delegates in the
bill (H. R. No. 41) to regulate the method passed, 395; enrolled, 413.

Congress of the United States......... 71
of converting gold into–[By Mr. Law. remarks by-

No. 123—making appropriations for the
rence.]
Mr. Dawes.

current and contingent expenses of the

.397
referred, 71.

Mr. Maynard.

Indian department, and for fulfilling

.397
bill (H. R. No. 71) supplemental to an act Mr. Peters.

397

treaty stipulations with the various In-
entitled “An act to provide a national,
Mr. Welker....

dian tribes for the year ending the 30th
secured by pledge of United States Mr. Wood.........

of June, 1870............

......... 78

.397
bonds, and to provide for the circulation

No. 133-regulating compensation in cases
bill (H. R. No. 381) appropriating $100,000
and redemption thereof,'' approved June

of contested elections..... ....100
for building a, post office, United States
3, 1864-[By Mr. Coburn.]

No. 153—for the relief of Thomas Allen,

court-rooms, and offices for the United
referred, 73.

States internal revenue at Paducah,
bill (H. R. No. 161) to provide against undue

No. 354-making appropriations to supply

Kentucky-[By Mr. Trimble.]
expansions and contractions of the—[By

deficiencies in the appropriations for the
referred, 505.
Mr. Lynch.)

service of the Government for the fiscal
referred, 193.

D.

years ending June 30, 1869, and June
bill (S. No. 190) to amend an act entitled || Dakota, the Territory of, bill (H. R. No. 135)

30, 1870.........

......... 406

No. 421-making available an appropria-
"An act to provide a national, secured to create an additional land district in, to

tion heretofore made for furniture for
by a pledge of United States bonds, be called the Pembina district--[By Mr.
and to provide for the circulation and

the Presidential Mansion ............... 712
Spink.]
redemption thereof,'' approved June 3,

joint resolutions introduced by-
referred, 100.
1864, by extending certain penalties to

No. 30-to supply omissions in the en-
joint resolution (S. R. No. 33) relating to rollment of certain appropriation acts,
accessories.

Government buildings a: Fort Totten, in.
received from Senate, 228; referred, 230;

approved March 3, 1869... ........ 116
received from Senate, 228; referred, 230;
reported and passed, 409; enrolled, 437.

No. 51-authorizing the transfer of certain

referred anew, 396; reported and passed
bill (H. R. No. 292) to regulate the method with amendment, 451; agreed to by

appropriations heretofore made......306

No. 65-to facilitate the construction of
of converting gold into, and for other Senate, 480; enrolled, 491.

a custom-house at Bangor, Maine... 397
purposes—[By Mr. Judd.]

Darrell,

a contestant from Louisi. No. 75—to facilitate the construction of a
referred, 334.
ana-see Contested Election.

court-house at Springfield, Illinois..,652

.........

....397

proved.

193

on

Dawes, Henry L., a Representative from Mas.

sachusetts-Continued.
concurrent resolution submitted by-
fixing a day for final adjournment-[March
30, 1809]

..377
resolutions submitted by-
referring the papers in the

contested-elec.
tion case of Covode os. Foster, from the
twenty-first district of Pennsylvania, to
the Committee of Elections-[March
5, 1869) ........

.............. 16
extending time for taking testimony in the

contested-election case of Elliott vs.
Rogers, from the second district of

Arkansas-[March 18, 1809)......... 139
inquiring what employés in the Treasury

have been paid a larger compensation
within the last two years than was spe.
cifically appropriated for that purpose,

&c.- [March 22, 1869)......... .199
inquiring what employés in the Navy De.

partment have been paid as compensa-
tion within the last two years a larger
sum than was specifically appropriated

for that purpose - [March 22,1869), 199
calling for information relative to hospital

buildings, &c.—[March 22, 1869)....199
instructing Committee on the Judiciary to

inquire whether any legislation is neces.
sary to secure to Government employés
uniformity of compensation under the

eight hour law-[March 22, 1869), 200
continuing the select Committee on the

Reorganization of the Civil Service of

the Government-[March 24, 1869), 248
authorizing Committee on Appropriations

to employ a messenger-[March 30,
1869)

.371
for a select committee election

frauds-[April 5, 1869).................517
instructing Doorkeeper in regard to the

distribution of documents-[April 8,
1869) .....

.644
reports made by... .... 306, 406, 516, 712
incidental remarks by.

... 199,
200, 223, 336, 371, 377, 398, 478, 512,

516, 536, 562, 603, 603, 710, 713, 715
remarks on the organization of the House, 5,

6, 7, 15, 16, 20
on the Pennsylvania contested election-
Covode us. Foster.

.15,
16, 140, 142, 143, 438, 460, 464, 465
on the Kentucky contested election—Zeig.
ler vs. Rice.....

.39
on the New York contested election-Van
Wyck vs. Greene...

....39
on the joint resolution to correct an error
in an enrollment

78
on the Indian appropriation bill.. .78,

116, 164, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170,
171, 172, 173, 479, 516, 517, 556,
557, 558, 559, 561, 562, 569, 570,

571, 572, 573, 590, 647, 648, 649
on the bill for the coinage of nickel.cop.

per pieces.......
on the bill regulating compensation in
contested elections ..

....100
on the joint resolution to supply omis.

sions in the enrollment of certain
acts......

.116, 117, 118,
119, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 224, 225
on the order of business ..124, 146,

164, 224, 371, 372, 437, 478, 507, 562
on the contested election from Arkan.
sas-Elliott vs. Rogers..........

139
on recalling the resolution of adjourn.
ment. ......

....... 200, 201
on tbe joint resolution in relation to light.
houses in Oregon.....

..225
on the resolution for a committee on the

civil service...... ........ 228, 248
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis-

sissippi, 200, 402, 406, 408, 427, 430, 434
personal and explanatory........... 277, 278
on the joint resolution relating to certain
appropriations......

.........306
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,

315, 316
on bill for the relief of Jearum Atkins, 374
on the resolution for adjournment, 377, 491

Dawes, Henry L., a Representative from Mas Department of home affairs, bill(H. R. No.422)
sachusetts-Continued.

to create a, to provide for the enforce-
remarks on the bill to amend the tax act, 377, ment of civil law in the Indian country,

378, 380, 706, 707, 708 the consolidation, civilization, govern-
on the joint resolution relating to the ment, and citizenship of the Indians-[By

custom house at Bangor, Maine......397 Mr. Julian. ]
on the deficiency bill... ...406, 479, referred, 711.

480, 481, 482, 483, 484, 485, Department of justice, bill (H. R. No. 371) to

486, 487, 488, 489, 490, 491 establish a-[By Mr. Julian.]
on the Oregon railroad resolution ......467

referred, 505.
on the resolution for a select committee || Departments, resolution instructing the Com.
on election frauds......517, 652, 693, 712

mittee on Public Buildings and Grounds
on Indian policy ...........563, 564, 567, 568

to ascertain the number of buildings now
on the bill to renew certain Alabama land

rented by the Government for the use of
grants......

588

the various, in Washington-[By Mr.
on the joint resolution concerning the cus Hopkins, April 8, 1869
tom house at Springfield, Illinois.....052

reported and agreed to, 641.
on the Connecticut contested election, 681
on the joint resolution for the protection

Deseret, bill (H. R. No. 23) for the admission
of soldiers......

of, into the Union as a State-[By Mr.

....696
on the bill relating to the California and

Hooper, of Utah.]
Oregon railroad .....

...... 704

referred, 195.
on the joint resolution relating to a site for

Desertion, bill (S. No. 37) to remove the charge
the Siate Department.........

.713, 714

of, from certain soldiers of the second
Deaf and Dumb Institution, directors of,

North Carolina infantry.
appointed.....

.319

received from the Senate, 150; passed, 228 ;
Decker, Samuel H., resolution directing the

enrolled, 281.
Doorkeeper to retain, during the recess

bill (S. No. 38) to remove the charge of,

from certain soldiers of the thirteenth
of Congress, of Ohio, an arınless sol.

Tennessee cavalry.
dier-[By Mr. Garlield, April 9, 1869.)
agreed to, 715.

received from Senate, 228 ; referred, 230;
Decorations, joint resolution (S. R. No. 31) au-

reported and passed, 644; enrolled, 652.
thorizing Lieutenant Commander Arthur

remarks by-
Mr. Lawrence..........

.228
A. Yates, Surgeon Albert L. Gibon, Passed

Mr. Stokes....

.228
Assistant Surgeon Charles H. White, and
Assistant Surgeon Jerome H. Kidder, of joint resolution (H. R. No. 27) in regard to
the United States Navy, to accept, from

charges of. in cases of soldiers honor.
the king of Portugal in recognition of

ably discharged--[By Mr. Boles.]
humane services.

referred, 195.
received from Senate, 119; referred, 225. Deweese, John T., a Representative from North
Deficiencies, bill (F. R. No. 354) making Carolina ......

.2
appropriations to supply, in the appropria bill introduced by-
tions for the service of the Government No. 171- for the relief of railroad com:
for the fiscal years ending June 30, 1869, panies carrying United States mails in
and June 30, 1870-[By Mr. Dawes. ]

North Carolina..

191
reported, 406 ; discussed, 479, 480; passed, bill (H. R. No. 168) for the relief of-[By

491; passed Senate with amendments, Mr. Jones, of North Carolma.]
632; referred, 633; reported, 638; con referred, 194.
ference, 638, 644; conference report, 685; | Dickey, Oliver J., a Representative from Penn-
agreed to by House, 685; by Senate, 681 ;

sylvania .....

..2
enrolled, 697.

incidental remarks by .....126, 200, 462, 407,
In Senate: received from the House, 495;

479, 507, 555, 556, 592, 606, 685, 694
referred, 495; amendments, 505 ; reported, remarks on the bill for the coinage of nickel-
527; amendments, 532; discussed, 577,

copper pieces...... .81, 82, 83, 99
582; passed with amendments and with on the Indian appropriation bill........ 167,
title amended, 586; conference, 620; con.

558, 559; 570, 572
ference report, 657 ; concurred in by Sen.

on the joint resolution in regard to the
ate, 657; enrolled, 677.

203

importation of works of art........
remarks by-

on the joint resolution relating to the Bur:
Mr. Arnell....

.483

lington and Missouri railroad...225, 228
Mr. Beaman... 486, 632, 638, 685

on the National Junction railroad bill, 252
Mr. Beck...480, 481, 482, 487, 489, 491 on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,
Mr. Bingham ......
..484

286, 319
Mr. Brooks.... ...... 480, 481, 483

on the deficiency bill.................481, 490
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts...........

.480

on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail-
Mr. Cobb, of Wisconsin.................

..486
road resolution..........

..514
Mr. Coburn....

...482
on Indian policy........

.567, 568
Mr. Cook......

.483, 486

on the river and barbor bill ........599, 600
Mr. Dawes...406, 479, 480, 481, 482, 483,

on the order of business. ... ....631
484, 485, 486, 487, 488,489, 490, 491
Mr. Dickey.

„.481, 490

Dickinson, Edward F., a Representative from
Ohio

2
Mr. Ela.....

.488, 491
Mr. Eldridge......

.490
petitions presented by...

.84, 126

.479
Mr. Farnsworth...............

incidental remarks by......

490, 491, 638
Mr. Finkelnburg....

...481

Disabilities, resolution for the appointment of
Mr. Garfield...... 484, 485, 487, 489, 491

a joint committee to consider all applica-
Mr. Holman...

.483, 485, 638

tions for the removal of political.
Mr. Jenckes.............486, 487, 488, 489

received from the Senate, 37; referred, 79;
Mr. Kelsey.....

.480, 484

reported and non-concurred, 229.
Mr. Lawrence. .481, 484, 486, 491

bill (H. R. No. 169) for the removal of—[By
Mr. Maynard, 481, 487, 486, 487, 489,490

Mr. Dockery.]
Mr. Niblack...

.685

referred, 191.
Mr. Paine.....

..485 bill (H. R. No. 203) to remove legal and
Mr. Peters ....

.483, 481, 485 political, from Benjamin F. Morgan, of
Mr. Schenck

486, 489, 490 Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]
Mr. Scofield

.487, 488 referred, 195.
Mr. Spink ......

490 bill (H. R. No. 204) to remove legal and
Mr. Welker .......

.483, 484

political, from William F. Owen, of
Mr. Wheeler.....

.483, 485

Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]
Mr. Wilkinson .....

491 referred, 195.

...82

..........

377

Disabilities Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 205) to remove legal and

political, from Willis D. Johnson, of

Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]
referred, 195.
bill (H. R. No. 206) to remove legal and

political, from James W. Bradford, of

Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]
referred, 195.
bill (H. R. No. 248) to regulate the man-

ner of applying to Congress for the re-
moval of political, imposed by the third
section of the fourteenth amendment
of the Constitution of the United

States--[By Mr. Whittemore.]
referred, 228.
bill (S. No. 198) in addition to an act

entitled "An act to relieve from legal
and political, certain persons engaged
in the late rebellion," approved July

27, 1868.
received from the Senate, 284; called up,

376; passed, 377; enrolled, 397.
remarks by-
Mr. Arnell.

377
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts
Mr. Farnsworth .........

.........377
Mr. Maynard ....

377
Mr. Whittemore..

.377
bill (H. R. No. 281) to relieve John T.

Wheeler, of North Carolina, of polit-

ical—[By Mr.Cobb, of North Carolina.]
referred, 333.
bill (H. R. No. 282) to relieve John A. Mc-

Lane, of Virginia, of his political—[By

Mr. Cobb, of North Carolina.]
referred, 333.
bill (H. R. No. 290) for the relief of C. B.

Davis, of Tennessee, from legal and
political-[By Mr. Arnell.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 300) to remove legal and

political, from James H. Turner, Fran-
cis McNally, and Bernard Fitzpatrick,

of Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 301) to remove legal and

political, from Edward C. Wilson, of

Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 331) to relieve certain persons

from political--[By Mr. Whittemore.]
referred, 335; reported, 693; discussed,

693, 694, 696; passed, 697.
In Senate : received from the House, 678;

read, 679.
remarks by-
Mr. Beck.....

...695
Mr. Farnsworth....... 694, 695, 696, 697
Mr. Ingersoll.

...695, 696
Mr. Kelsey
Mr. Ward.....

.694, 695
Mr. Whittemore.............. 335, 693, 694
yeas and nays on the.......... ........ 697
bill (H. R. No. 338) to remove the, of Jacob

P. Reed, of Anderson, South Carolina,
under the fourteenth amendment to the
Constitution of the United States-[By

Mr. Randall.]
referred, 375.
bill (H. R. No. 356) for the removal of, of

loyal citizens-[By Mr. Butler, of Mas.

sachusetts.]
reported and recommitted, 406.
bill (H. R. No. 357) removing political, from

certain persons-[By Mr. Wbittemore.]
proposed, 406; referred, 409.
joint resolution (S. R. No. 4) requiring par.

ties desiring to be relieved from polit-
ical, to make application to Congress in
writing over their own signatures, setting
forth the ground upon which relief is

asked, which sball be sworn to.
received from Senate, 438; referred, 512.
bill (H. R. No. 364) to remove the, of W.

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

United States--[By Mr. Randall.]
referred, 438.

DisabilitiesContinued.
bill (S. No. 259) to remove political, from

certain persons.
received from Senate, 590; called up,

704 ; referred, 708.
Distilled spirits, bill (H. R. No. 27) to amend

an act entitled “ An act imposing taxes on,
and tobacco"-[By Mr. Hooper, of Mas-

sachusetts.]
referred, 71; substitute reported and recom-

mitted, 143 ; (see bill H. R. No. 140.)
bill (A. R. No. 140) to amend an act entitled

* An act imposing a tax on, and
tobacco"-[By Mr. Hooper, of Massa-

chusetts. ]
reported as substitute for bill H. R. No.

27 and recommitted, 143; motion to
reconsider, 174; discussed, 377; passed,
384 ; passed Senate with amendments,
652; conference, 679, 685 ; conference
report, 704; discussed, 704; agreed to
by House, 708; by Senate, 703; enrolled,

711.
In Senate : received from House, 384 ;

referred, 384; reported, 468; notice,
577; called up, 587; discussed, 612, 621;
passed with amendments, 624 ; confer-
ence, 657; conference report, 678; con-
curred in by Senate, 679; by House, 679;

enrolled, 716.
collections returned on, from July 1, 1868,
to January 1, 1869....

.382
bill (H. R. No. 400) to amend the third

section of an act entitled “ An act im-
posing taxes on, and tobacco, and for
other purposes," approved July 20,

1868–[By Mr. Winans.]

referred, 506.
District of Columbia, the Committee for the, 76
instructions to .........

.898
reports from ....

.....644
bill (S. No. 23) for the further security of

equal rights in the.
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.
received from Senate, 37; read, 79; passed,

80; enrolied, 125.
bill (H. R. No. 38) to establish a police court

for the-[By Mr. Welker.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 42) to incorporate the Na-

tional Gold and Silver Mining Company

of Washington-[By Mr. Lawrence.]
referred, 72.
bill (H. R. No. 67) further to extend the

right of suffrage in the-[By Mr. Julian. ]
referred, 72; printed, 84.
bill (H. R. No. 72) concerning the property

of married women in the- (By Mr.

Niblack.)
referred, 73.
resolution for setting apart a definite portion

of each session for business relating
exclusively to the-[By Mr. Niblack,

March 15, 1869.]
agreed to, 78.
joint resolution (S. R. No. 21) authorizing

the removal of the public stables, steam
saw-mill, and other buildings from the

Capitol grounds.
received from Senate, 80; read, 138;

passed, 139; enrolled, 174.
bill (S. No. 133) to incorporate the Wash.

ington General Hospital and Asylum of

the.
received from Senate, 150; referred, 228.
bill (H. R. No. 174) to incorporate the

Irving Literary Association, Washing-

ton-[By Mr. Welker. ]
referred, 194.
bill (II. R. No. 179) to provide for the elec-

tion of a Delegate in Congress for

the-[By Mr. Winans.]
referred, 194.

District of Columbia, Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 183) to incorporate the

Howard Industrial Educational Asso.

ciation-[By Mr. Stokes.]
referred, 194.
bill (II. R. No. 232) to incorporate the

Southern Express Company-[By Mr.

Mayward.]
referred, 196.
bill (S. No. 92) in addition to the act enti-

tled "An act to incorporate the Wash-
ington and Georgetown Steam Packet

Company."
received from Senate, 198; referred, 230.
joint resolution (S. R. No. 41) donating to the

public schools of Washington, the frame
building located at the southeast corner
of Twenty Second street west and I

street north, in said city.
received from Senate, 228 ; referred, 230.
bill (S. No. 90) to provide for the paving of

Pennsylvania avenue.
received from Senate, 309; referred, 508.
bill (S. No. 185) to continue in force an act

entitled "An act to extend the charter

of Washington city,' &c.
received from Senate, 309; passed, 508;

enrolled, 562.
bill (II. R. No. 279) to amend the charter

of the Oak Hill Cemetery, in the--[By

Mr. Dockery.]
referred, 333.
bill (H. R. No. 294) to establish a pro-

bate court in the, and for other pur.

poses-[By Mr. Cook.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 333) for the benefit of the

Nount Vernon Manufacturing Com-

pany-[By Mr. O'Neill.]
referred, 345.
resolution instructing Committee for the, to

inquire into the present condition of the
Washington aqueduct, &c.—[ By Mr.
Washburn, of Wisconsin, March 31,

1869.]
agreed to, 398.
bill (H. R. No. 368) for the improvement

of the Washington canal — [By Mr.

Hopkins. ]
referred, 451.
bill (H. R. No. 377) to provide a uniform

system of education for the public schools

of the-[By Mr. Welker.]
referred, 505.
bill (H. R. No. 378) to provide a criminal

code for the---[By Mr. Welker.]
referred, 505.
bill (H. R. No. 396) to authorize the, and

the cities therein to borrow money by

issuing bonds--[By Mr. Maynard.]
referred, 506.
bill (S. No. 75) regulating the rights of prop-

erty of married women in the.
received from Senate, 169; referred, 230;

reported and passed, 644 ; enrolled, 652.
bill (S. No. 76) concerning divorces in the.
received from Senate, 169; referred, 230;

leave to report asked, 644.
Divorces, bill (S. No. 76) concerning, in the

District of Columbia.
received from Senate, 169; referred, 230;

leave to report asked, 644.
Dixon, Nathan F., a Representative from
Rhode Island..

.........2
bill introduced by—
No. 417—to provide for the better secur.

ity of life on board of vessels propelled

in whole or in part by steam ...........693
resolution submitted by--
authorizing Committee on Commerce to

employ a clerk-[March 23, 1869], 229
reports made by ..... ......587, 644, 693
remarks on the bill to prevent the extermin-
ation of fur-bearing animals.........587,

037, 697, 698, 699
on the joint resolution relating to the

Nashville custom.house....... .644

........ 695

census.

.........

......19

Dockery, Oliver H., a Representative from Duval, Isaac H., a Representative from West Eldridge, Charles A., a Representative from
North Carolina......
.2 Virginia...

2 Wisconsin-Continued.
bills introduced by-

petitions presented by.

.174, 231

remarks on the organization of the House,
No. 149—to refund certain taxes illegally Dyer, David P., a Representative from Mis-

4, 6, 10, 15, 19
collected in the internal revenue depart-

souri.......

....10
on the Louisiana election......

.86, 37
ment........

....164
(See Contested Election.)

on the bill relating to the internal revenue
No. 169—for removal of disabilities, 194 resolution referring the credentials of Robert laws........

..........38
No. 170—to provide payment for quarter-

T. Van Horn and, to the Committee of on the resolution for a joint Committee on
master stores and subsistence supplies Elections-[By Mr. Brooks, March 4, Indian Affairs..........

....58
taken by the Armyin southern States, 194 1869.]

on the joint resolution to correct an error
No. 277—to pay loyal citizens in the States read and discussed, 7, 8, 10.

in an enrollment.....

78
lately in rebellion for services in taking resolution for administering, the oath to on the resolution relating to ineligible con-
the United States census of 1860....333 Robert T. Van Horn and, as members testants.......

....... 197
No. 278—for the establishment of a postal from the State of Missouri—[By Mr. on the bill to regulate the election of Rep.
route in North Carolina.................333 Benjamin, March 4, 1869.]

resentatives. ......

.......197, 198
No: 279–to amend the charter of the read, 8; discussed, 10; agreed to, 10.

on the New York contested election-Van
Oak Hill Cemetery, in the District of resolution extending time for taking testi Wyck vs. Greene... .......... .202
Columbia ..........

..........333
mony in the Missouri contested elec-

on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
remarks on the bill in relation to the Freed-

tion-Switzler vs.-[By Mr. Benjamin,

act.........

.....310, 376
men's Bureau.......

.... 645
March 12, 1869.]

on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis-
Documents, resolution concerning the distri agreed to, 59.

sissippi.............406, 427, 429, 430, 437
bation of public-[By Mr. Stevenson, bills introduced by,

on the Pennsylvania contested election-
March 16, 1869.]

No. 85—to constitute the city of Louisiana, Covode vs. Foster......... ...... 460, 465
objected to, 61; agreed to, 101.

in Missouri, a port of delivery ......... 73 on the resolution rescinding the orders to
resolution in regard to changing the room No. 197—to authorize the construction of

print certain papers...

...478
occupied for folding and storing—[By certain bridges across the Mississippi on the deficiency bill...

........490
Mr. Arnell, March 31, 1869.]

and Missouri rivers, and to establish on the bill relating to freedmen's hos-
objected to, 398.

them as post roads.....

..195
pitals .....

....510
resolution instructing Doorkeeper in regard No. 198—for the relief of Tinsley, Van on the bill to provide for taking the ninth
to the distribution of-[By Mr. Dawes, Horn & Co., Glenn, Overall & Clark,

..550
April 8, 1869.]

and J. N. Henderson & Co., of Louisi. on the order of business... 562, 701
agreed to, 644.

ana, Missouri........

..195 on the bill for the reconstruction of Geor-
Donley, Joseph B., a Representative from No. 199—for relief of James Lindsay...195

gia.

..591, 592, 605, 606
Pennsylvania...

........2 No. 298-granting a pension to William on the South Carolina contested election-
petitions presented by.......... .231, 288
C. Johnson, a soldier in the war of Hoge vs. Reed........

..632
bill introduced by-

1812 ....

...334 on the bill to amend the judicial sys-
No. 373-granting a pension to Maria leave of absence granted to...

438
tem .......

... ....646, 147, 650
Pratt......
.505

on the Pennsylvania contested election-
incidental remarks by.

E.
....517

Myers vs. Moffet......

....651
Doorkeeper, election of.......

East New Market, bill (H. R. No. 24) to Election-see Contested Election.
Drafted men, bill (H. R. No. 5) to extend change the name of the schooner, of Bal.
bounty to-[By Mr. Randall.]

timore-[By Mr. Stone.]

bill (H. R. No. 26) to fix the time for the,

of Representatives and Delegates in the
referred, 59.

referred, 71.
Doff, J. C., bill (H. R. No. 264) to pay, late East river, bill (H. R. No. 162) to remove

Congress of the United States-[By Mr.

Dawes.]
second lieutenant of the thirtieth Massa obstructions from the, in the harbor of

referred, 71, printed, 199.
chusetts volunteers, six months and thir New York—[By Mr. Calkin.]

remarks by-
teen days' salary-[By Mr. Whittemore.] referred, 193.
referred, 306.
Educational Association, bill (H. R. No. 183)

Mr. Burr....

197, 198
Duncan, Blanton, joint resolution (H. R. No. to incorporate the Howard Industrial-[By

Mr. Eldridge

.197, 198
29) for the relief of—[By Mr. Bingham.] Mr. Stokes.]

Mr. Paine........

197, 198, 398
referred, 79; reported, 125; discussed, 125, referred, 194.

bili (H. R. No. 62) to fix the time for the,
146; passed, 150; passed Senate with Education, bill (H. R. No. 377) to provide a of Representatives and Delegates in the
amendment, 590; concurred in, 700; uniform system of, for the public schools Congress of the United States—[By Mr.
enrolled, 702.
of the District of Columbia-[By Mr.

Julian.]
In Senate: received from the House, 152; Welker.]

referred, 72; printed, 84.
referred, 152; reported, 468; discussed, referred, 505.

bill (H. R. No. 179) to provide for the, of a
544; passed with amendment, 545; agreed Education and Labor, the Committee on .... 76 Delegate in Congress for the District
to by House, 678; enrolled, 678.

Edwards, William P., a Representative-elect of Columbia-[By Mr. Winans.]
remarks by

from Georgia--see Contested Election. referred, 194.
Mr. Arnell.. .125, 126, 146, 149 | Eggleston, Benjamin, a contestant from Ohio, bill (H. R. No. 332) providing for the hold-
Mr. Bingham..... 79, 125, 126, see Contested Election.

ing of an, in Mississippi-[By Mr.
146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 700, 701 resolution extending time for taking testi Farnsworth.]
Mr. Hoar.

.148

mony in the contested-election case of, substitute printed, 345.
Mr. Kelley..

125
vs. Strader, from the first district of

joint resolution (H. R. No. 67) postponing
Mr. Kelsey ....
..125, 126, 149 Ohio—[By Mr. Burr, March 18, 1869. ]

the, in the State of Texas-[By Mr.
lir. Lawrence.

149 referred, 139; reported and agreed to, 249. Whittemore.]
Mr. Maynard. .....

..125, | Eight-hour law-see Labor.
126, 146, 147, 148, 149, 700 resolution giving construction to the-[By | Election frauds, resolution for a select com.

referred, 398.
Mr. Scofield .......

...147, 148
Mr. Niblack, April 16, 1869. ]

mittee on
Mr. Ward

1-[By Mr. Dawes, April 5,
125, 126, 149 objected to, 556.

1869.]
yeas and nays on the......... .126, 149, 700 || Ela, Jacob H., a Representative from New
Durham,
-, a contestant from North Caro Hampshire.......

........... 70

read and withdrawn, 517; objected to, 652,
lina—see Contested Election.
bill introduced by-

693, 712.
Daties, bill (H. R. No. 322) to regulate the, on No. 370—to provide for printing the Con select committee to investigate, in Louisi-
lumber and timber—[By Mr. Churchill.] gressional Record.......................505

ana........

.......699
referred, 335.

report made by.........
.309 Elections, the Committee of.

..61, 600
bill (H. R. No. 365) to increase the rev remarks on the resolution rescinding the instructions to..... 11, 16, 18, 36, 37

enue from the, on imports, and to tend orders to print certain papers......... 478 reports from....115, 202, 249, 309, 375, 406,
to an equalization of exports and on the deficiency bill.......

488, 491

436, 452, 510, 511, 556, 562, 588, 680, 682
imports-[By Mr. Maynard.]
Eldridge, Charles A., a Representative from discharged from subjects.....

.510
referred, 438.

Wisconsin
..........2 rules of the Committee of......

,229
Duty, joint resolution (H. R. No. 44) to bill introduced by-

bill (H. R. No. 236) to regulate the manner
authorize works of art intended for free No. 339—granting a pension to Mrs. of holding, of Representatives and Del-
exhibition to be introduced into the United Richarde Elizabeth Curry, mother of egates in Congress-[By Mr. Paine. ]
States without payment of-[By Mr. John Curry, late a private in company

read, 197; made special order, 198;
Schenck.]

G, Missouri sharpshooters.....

....396

referred, 398.
reported and passed, 203.

incidental remarks by..........

...81, bill (H. R. No. 288) to preserve the purity
In Senate : received from the House, 206; 37, 38, 40, 59, 60, 75, 79, 80, 97, 100, 202, of, in the Territories of the United

referred, 206; reported adversely and 203, 310, 319, 345, 402, 405, 517, 556, States—[By Mr. Lawrence.]
indefinitely postponed, 527.

567, 562, 633, 652, 697, 698, 714, 715 referred, 334.
41ST CONG, 1st SESS.

F

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..78

...121

Elections-Continued.

Enrollment-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 380) to preserve the purity joint resolution (H. R. No. 28) to correct an

of, and the right of free discussion in error in the, of an act approved March
the unreconstructed States-[By Mr. 3, 1869, making an appropriation for
Lawrence.]

the legislative, executive, and judicial
referred, 505.

expenses of the Government for the year
resolution for a select committee to investi.

ending June 30, 1870–[By Mr. Butler,
gate all charges of intimidation and

of Massachusetts. ]
armed interference with, in third and read and discussed, 78; referred, 79.
fourth congressional districts of South remarks-by-
Carolina-By Mr. Burr, April 5, 1869.]

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts......
referred, 517; reported and agreed to, 682.

Mr. Coburn....

...78
authorizing the Speaker to designate an

Mr. Cullom....

..78
additional member of the sub-Commit.

Mr. Dawes...

..78
tee of-[By Mr. Burr, April 7, 1869. ]

Mr. Eldridge..

..78
agreed to, 600.

Mr. Farnsworth...

..78
Elective franchise-see Suffrage.

Mr. Lynch......

.78
Elliott, E. B., resolution for printing the letter

joint resolution (H. R. No. 30) to supply
of, on the subject of the international
unification of coinage-[By Mr. Kelley,

omissions in the, of certain appropria.
March 17, 1869.]

tien dats, approved March 3, 1869–[By
objected to, 125, 220.
resolution for printing the letter of, on the

reported, 116; discussed, 116, 119; passed,
subject of the international unification of

124; passed Senate with amendments,
coinage-[By Mr. Laflin, April 9, 1869.]

198; discussed, 224; concurred in, 225;
reported and agreed to, 714.

enrolled, 253; approved, 345.
Elliott, James T., a contestant from Ark

In Senate: received from the House, 103;
ansas-see Contested Election.

referred, 103; reported and discussed,
resolution extending time for taking testi-

188; passed with amendments, 190 ;
mony in the contested-election case of, agreed to by House, 217; enrolled, 232.
vs. Rogers, from the second district remarks by-
of Arkansas-[By Mr. Dawes, March

Mr. Allison....... ..119, 121, 122, 224
18, 1869.]

Mr. Beatty.

..253
referred, 139; reported and agreed to, 375.

Mr. Beck.

.116, 117
resolution permitting, contestant in the con-

Mr. Blair.
tested-election case of Elliott vs. Rogers,

Mr. Brooks.......

...118
from the second district of Arkansas, Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts... ...116,
to withdraw his papers, and discharging

117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 123, 224
Committee of Elections from further

Mr. Coburn......

120, 121
consideration of the case -[By Mr.

Mr. Dawes. .116, 117, 118, 119,
Paine, April 5, 1869.]

120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 224, 225
reported and agreed to, 510.

Mr. Farnsworth.... ......118, 120, 122
Employés, bill (H. R. No. 70) to distribute

Mr. Holman ............116, 118, 124, 224
the number and rank of Government, Mr. Jones, of Kentucky................. 121
among the several congressional districts Mr. Knott......

.119, 224
and Territories--[By Mr. Shanks.]

Mr. Lynch.

119
referred, 73.

Mr. Mungen...

119
Senate concurrent resolution creating the

Mr. Niblack......

117
Committee to Audit and Control the

Mr. Schenck..

..117,
Contingent Expenses of the Senate and

118, 119, 120, 122, 123
the Committee on Accounts of the House

Mr. Stevenson...

....123
of Representatives a joint committee to Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin...116, 117
define the number, duties, and compen-

Mr. Winans......

...123
sation of the, of the two Houses.

yeas and nays on the.........

.124, 225
received from the Senate, 80; concurred bill (S. No. 155) to provide for the, and

license of certain foreign vessels.
resolution inquiring what, in the Treasury

received from Senate, 146; referred, 225.
bave been paid a larger compensation
within the last two years than was spe-

Equal rights, bill (S. No. 23) for the further

security of, in the District of Columbia.
cifically appropriated for that purpose, received from the Senate, 37; passed, 79;

&c.-[By Mr. Dawes, March 22, 1869.]
reported and agreed to, 199.

enrolled, 125.
resolution inquiring what, in the Navy De.

Examination of impure and adulterated wines
partment have been paid as compensa:

and liquors, bill (H. R. No. 233) in respect
tion within the last two years a larger

to the-[By Mr. Willard.]
sum than was specifically appropriated

referred, 196.
for that purpose-[By Mr. Dawes, March | Exchanges, bill (H. R. No. 159) to provide
22, 1869.]

for the better protection of the northern
reported and reed to, 199.

and northwestern frontier, and to facil.
resolution instructing Committee on the

itate commerce and diminish the expense
Judiciary to inquire whether any legis.

of, between the States--[By Mr. Bennett.]
lation is necessary to secure to Govern referred, 193.
ment, uniformity of compensation under Exhibition, resolution in regard to the pro.

the eight-hour law-[March 22, 1869.] posed International, at New York-[By
agreed to, 200.

Mr. Cleveland, March 31, 1869.]
Engrossed Bills, the joint Committee on.... 77 referred, 398.
Enlisted men, joint resolution (S. R. No. 42) || Expenditures in the Interior Department, the
respecting the pay of, of the Army.

Committee on...

....77
received from Senate, 345 ; called up, 408 ; || Expenditures in the Navy Department, the
passed, 409; enrolled, 437.

Committee on .......

.77
Enrolled Bills, the joint Committee on ...... 77 Expenditures in the Post Office Department,
Enrollment, joint resolution (H. R. No. 1) to the Committee on...

.77
supply an omission in the, of the act mak: Expenditures in the State Department, the
ing appropriations for sundry civil expenses Committee on ......

.77
of the Government for the year ending Expenditures in the Treasury Department, the
June 30, 1870–[By Mr. Beaman.]

Committee on......

....77
read and passed, 39; passed Senate, 69 ; || Expenditures in the War Department, the
enrolled, 125; approved, 253.

Committee on.....

..77
In Senate: received from House, 41; passed, | Expenditures on the Public Buildings, the
47; enrolled, 103.

Committee on ..... ... ..................

...........77

Express Company, bill (H. R. No. 232) to

incorporate the Southern-[By Mr. May.

pard.]
referred, 196.

I.
Farnsworth, John F., a Representative from
Illinois.......

.2
bills introduced by-
No. 327 — further to amend the postal
laws

.335
No. 332–providing for the holding of an

election in Mississippi.......... . 345
No. 403—to establish post roads........517
joint resolution introduced by-
No. 74-authorizing the submission of the

constitution of Virginia to a vote of the
people, and anthorizing the election
of State officers provided by the said
constitution, and for members of Con-
gress..........

.........517
resolutions submitted by—
referring the credentials of the Represent-

atives-elect from Georgia to the Com-

mittee of Elections--[March 5, 1869], 18
proposing an amendment to the rules-
[March 12, 1869]....

58
reports made by... .........143, 479, 517
incidental remarks by, 38, 72, 75, 79, 125,

230, 320, 345, 550, 694, 703, 704, 708, 711
remarks on the organization of the House,

3, 5, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19
on the Pennsylvania contested election-
Covode vs. Foster...... ........

..3, 438
on the Georgia contested election, 16,17,18
on the resolution for a joint Committee on
Indian Affairs........

.38, 57
on the order of business...

.... 39,
372, 478, 517, 550, 603
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,

40, 284, 285, 286, 287, 288, 310
on the joint resolution to correct an error
in an enrollment.........

.........78
on the joint resolution to supply omissions
in the enrollment of certain acts.... 118,

120, 122
on the joint resolution respecting the gov.
ernment of Virginia and Texas...... 143,

144, 145, 146
on an amendment of the rules............ 164
on the resolution relating to ineligible
contestants......

197
on recalling the resolution of adjourn..
ment.

......... 200, 201
on the National Junction railroad bill,

230, 231
on the bill to establish a land district in
Wyoming..

248, 682
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis-
sissippi......... ..... 254, 255, 398,

399, 400, 401, 402, 406, 428, 430, 434
on the joint resolution authorizing a bridge
at Paducah. .........

.... 371
on the bill to relieve certain persons from
disabilities.......

.......377
on the resolution rescinding the orders to
print certain papers.

..478
on the deficiency bill... .490, 491, 038
on the resolution for the appointment of

guardians for Indian children.........512
on the bill for the reconstruction of Geor.
gia.......

...... 606
on the bill for the reconstruction of Vir-
ginia, Mississippi, and Texas......... 634,

635, 636
on the bill to relieve certain persons from

disabilities. .......... ..694, 695, 696, 697
on the joint resolution respecting the retire.

ment of General Heintzelman... 709, 710
Fees, joint resolution (S. R. No. 22) relative

to consular.
received from Senate, 80; passed, 225;

enrolled, 281.
bill (H. R. No. 395) in relation to the, and

compensation of United States attor-
neys, marshals, and clerks in the Ter-
ritories of Colorado and New Mex.

ico-[By Mr. Bradford.)
referred, 506.

in, 336.

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