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Johnston, William, bill (H. R. No. 362) | Judges, bill (H. R. No. 102) to restore to the, | Julian,, George W., a Representative from

granting a pension to-[By Mr. Hay.] of the United States district courts of Indiana- Continued.
referred, 425.

California, Oregon, and Nevada the right bills introduced by-
Jones, Alexander H., a Representative from to appoint clerks to their courts respect No. 61—to amend the act entitled "An act
North Carolina...
2 ively-[By Mr. Sargent.]

to secure homesteads to actual settlers
(See Contested Election.)
referred, 74.

on the public domain,'' approved May
bills introduced by-

bill (H. R. No. 141) for an act in addition 20, 1862, and the acts amendatory
No. 28-for the relief of Robert L. D.

to an act to provide for the holding of thereof, approved March 21, 1864, and
Burchfield .....

.71
courts of the United States in case of June 21, 1866......

.......... 72
No. 29—for relief of George C. Haynie, 71 the sickness or other disability of the, No. 62-tó fix the time for the election of
No. 30-granting a pension to Mary E. of the district courts, approved July Representatives and Delegates in the
Shelton and her children

...........
71
29, 1850—[By Mr. Bingham.]

Congress of the United States.......... 72
No. 168—for the relief of John T. referred, 150.

No. 63-declaring the lands constituting
Deweese.....

.194

bill (H. R. No. 242) providing that, of the the Fort Jessup military reservation, in
remarks 20n the bill for the reconstruction Supreme Court shall not sit upon the the State of Louisiana, subject to home-
of Mississippi.

.....435

hearing of appeals and writs of error stead entry and settlement......... .72
Jones, Thomas L., a Représentative from from their decisions as circuit judges No. 64-to discourage polygamy in Utah
Kentucky.......

2
[By Mr. Poland. ]

by granting the right of suffrage to the
resolutions submitted by-
referred, 220.

women of that Territory ........

.72
in relation to geological surveys-[April Judicial district, bill (H. R. No. 49) to create No. 65—relative to lands sold for non-
5, 1869]......

........506 a new, in the State of Kentucky-[By payment of Federal taxes or under judg-
instructing Committee on the Judiciary to Mr. Beck.]

ment or decrees of the courts of the
inquire into the propriety of restoring to referred, 72.

United States......... ...... ......72
Mrs. Mary Custis Lee the articles now Judicial proceedings, bill (H. R. No. 80) to No. 66—to forbid the conveyance of In-
in the Patent Office known as the amend an act entitled "An act relating to dian reservations by treaty or any other
“ Mount Vernon relics''-[April 5, habeas corpus, and regulating, in certain grantees than the United States....... 72
1869].

.506

cases,'' approved March 3, 1863, and an No. 67—further to extend the right of suf-
incidental remarks by...... .60, 78, act to amend said act, approved March frage in the District of Columbia...... 72
262, 277, 308, 344, 376, 409, 562, 646 11, 1866—[By Mr. Boyd.]

No. 68-to extend the right of suffrage in
remarks on the Kentucky election-Win. referred, 73.

the Territories of the United States... 73
chester and Rice......... ........ 13 | Judicial system, bill (H. R. No. 10) to amend No. 69—for the sale of the Hot Springs
on the joint resolution to supply omissions the, "of the United States—[By Mr.

reservation in Arkansas......

.73
in the enrollment of certain acts....... 121 Poland.)

No. 145-relative to lands sold for non-
on correction of the Journal.............. 219 referred, 70.

payment of Federal taxes or under the.
on the bill to amend the tax act... 378, 707 bill (H. R. No. 156) to amend the, of the judgment or decree of the courts of the
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, 403 United States-[By Mr. Davis.)

United States.......

...164
Judd, Norman B., a Representative from Illi referred, 193.

No. 184—to confirm to J. M. Hutchings
nois........

2

bill (S. No. 44) to amend the, of the United and J. C. Lamon their preëmption claim
bills introduced by-

States.

to the Yosemite valley, in California, 194
No. 136——to regulate the appraisement received from Senate, 253; discussed, No. 185—to amend the naturalization laws
and inspection of imports in certain 336; passed with amendments, 345;

of the United States.......

.....194
.124

explanations, 396; agreed to by Senate No. 291-to declare forfeited to the United
No. 292—to regulate the method of con: with amendments, 599; discussed, 646, States certain lands granted to the State
verting gold into currency, and for other 649; Senate amendments concurred in

of Louisiana to aid in constructing rail-
purposes......
.......334 with amendment, 650; agreed to by roads therein........

..........334
No. 386—to amend an act to establish a Senate, 682; enrolled, 682.

No. 385-declaring the lands constituting
uniform system of bankruptcy through: remarks by-

the Fort Cullom military reservation,
out the United States, approved March

Mr. Arnell.

337

in the Territory of Colorado, subject
2, 1867........

.....505
Mr. Benton...

...340

to preëmption and homestead entry, as
resolution submitted by-

Mr. Bingham.

... 337, 338, provided for in existing laws..........505
directing Committee on Foreign Affairs

339, 340, 341, 343, 344, No. 422—to create a department of home
to inquire into all the circumstances

345, 646, 647, 649, 650 affairs, to provide for the enforcement
relating to the alleged imprisonment of Mr. Brooks .........

...646

of civil law in the Indian country, the
Bliss and Masterman, and into the con-

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.........343, consolidation, civilization, government,
duct of the late American minister to

646, 647

and citizenship of the Indians........ 711
Paraguay-[March 20, 1869].........174 Mr. Eldridge..

646, 647, 650 joint resolutions introduced by-
incidental remarks by..............97, 125, 713

Mr. Jenckes.

.338, 339, 340 No. 13—relative to the Cherokee neutral
remarks on the organization of the House,

Mr. Kerr......... .341, 343, 344, 649

lands in the State of Kansas and the
17, 18, 19, 36 Mr. Lawrence.

.338 late treaty respecting the same......... 72
on the resolution for a joint Committee on Mr. Maynard.

.338, 344, 650 No. 14—relative to lands of the Cherokee
Indian Affairs..

....57

Mr. Poland, 338, 339, 343, 344, 646, 647 and Great and Little Osage Indians... 72
on the bill for the coinage of nickel-copper

Mr. Schenck. .......

649, 050

No. 15-proposing an amendment to the
pieces.........

Mr. Scofield....

.337

Constitution of the United States.....72
on the order of business..... ....101, 562

Mr. Stevenson.

.344 No. 73–relative to the Cherokee neutral
on the bill to amend the tax act.........379

Mr. Stiles......

.396

lands in the State of Kansas and the
leave of absence granted to......... 253

Mr. Van Trump....

650

late treaties respecting the same.....506
Judge, bill (H. R. No. 157) to establish the Mr. Voorhees......

..647 resolutions submitted by-
office of associate, for the eastern district Mr. Woodward...... ..339, 340, 646 extending time for taking testimony in the
of Texas-[By Mr. Davis. ]

yeas and nays on the......

.344, 345

Indiana contested-election case of Reid
referred, 193.
Judiciary, the Committee on the......... ... 76

vs. Julian-[March 15, 1869) ........... 75
joint resolution (H. R. No. 39) to provide instructions to..... ........ 59, 101, 199 instructing Committee of Ways and Means

for the payment of the salary of the reports from, 125, 220, 406, 478, 600,644, 680 to inquire into the expediency of reviv-
district, of Idaho and Montana Terri discharged from subjects........ ..397

ing and enforcing the collection of the
tories—[By Mr. Shafer.]

Julian, George W., a Representative from direct tax in the States lately in rebel.
referred, 196.

Indiana......

....2

lion-[March 31, 1869)................. 230
Judge advocates, bill (H. R. No. 124) to (See Contested Election.)

instructing the Committee on Revolution-
declare and fix the status of, of the petitions presented by.....

....40,

ary Claims to inquire into and report
Army-[By Mr. Garfield.]

174, 288, 345, 409, 573, 607 upon the claim of the heirs of John
objected to, 75; read and passed, 78; passed bills introduced by-

Gregg, a revolutionary soldier-[April
Senate with amendments, 694 ; concurred No. 58—to prevent the further sale of the 1, 1869]..

425
in, 701 ; enrolled, 702.
public lands of the United States except reports made by...

.506, 587, 682
In Senate : received from the House, 86 ; as provided for in the preëmption and incidental remarks by......... . 72, 84,
referred, 86; reported and indefinitely homestead laws and the laws for dispos-

150, 194, 220, 230, 248, 506, 516, 701
postponed, 175; motion to reconsider, ing of town sites and mineral lands...72 remarks on the resolution for a joint Com-
175; called up, 630; discussed, 662; No. 59—to extend the provisions of the mittee on Indian Affairs...... .....57
passed with amendments, 663; agreed to homestead act to the orphan children on the Indian appropriation bill.....

167
by House, 677; enrolled, 678.

of deceased soldiers who are under the on the El Paso Pacific railroad bill.... 196
remarks by-
Mr. Garfield..............

age of twenty one years................ 72 on the joint resolution relating to the

.. 75, 78 No. 60—to close the land system in certain Burlington and Missouri River rail-
Mr. Logan...

701
States................

..72

road......... ......... 225, 226, 227, 228

....98

census. ...

... 695

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Julian, George W., a Representative from Kelsey, William H., a Representative from Kirkland, Commander W. A., joint resolution
Indiana- Continued.

New York ....

2 (S. R. No. 28) authorizing, United States
remarks on joint resolution for relief of set bills introduced by-

Navy, to accept a gold medal from the
tlers on Shawnee lands.....229, 508, 509 No. 19—to authorize the building of a emperor of France.
on the bill to establish a land district in military and postal railway from Wash received from Senate, 101 ; referred, 225.

Wyoming................ 248, 631, 652, 682 ington, District of Columbia, to the city Knapp, Charles, a Representative from New
on the bill concerning land districts in of New York......

......... 71 York........

.....2
California ......

.........397, 398 No. 155—to prohibit secret sales or pur Knott, J. Proctor, a Representative from
on the Oregon railroad resolution......467 chases of gold or bonds on account Kentucky.....

2
on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail.

of the United States, and for other

petition presented by...

126
road resolution...507, 513, 514, 515, 516 purposes...

...... 193 bill introduced by-
on the joint resolution in regard to Osage incidental remarks by, 13, 202, 253, 696, 712 No. 4—to refund the internal revenue tax

Indian lands............512, 513, 600, 683 remarks on the organization of the House, assessed upon a bequest made by Joseph
on the bill to renew certain Alabama land

7, 13, 19

Brown, deceased, for the use of the
grants.........

...587, 588 on the order of business............100, 101 Presbyterian church at Bardstown, Ken-
on the order of business..
....631 on the bill for the relief of Blanton tucky........

....58
on the bill in reference to the Little Rock

Duncan.....

.......125, 126, 149 incidental remarks by.... .....550, 713
and Fort Smith railroad ... 701, 702, 703 on the Indian appropriation bill.........169

remarks on the organization of the House, 6
on the bill relating to the California and on the resolution relating to ineligible on the joint resolution to supply omissions
Oregon railroad....

...... 704
contestants

.197

in the enrollment of certain acts, 119,224
Jurisdiction, bill (H. R. No. 32) to repeal an on the deficiency bill.................. 480, 484 on the National Junction railroad hill, 253
act entitled "An act to restrict the, of the on the bill in relation to the Freedmen's

on the bill to provide for taking the ninth
Court of Claims, and to provide for the Bureau ........

......645

.554
payment of certain demands for quarter on the bill to relieve certain persons from | Kyle, Gayle H., bill (H. R. No. 87) for the
master's and subsistence supplies fur:

disabilities. ......

relief of James M. Johnson and, mem-
nished to the Army of the Uniied States,'' Kerr, Michael C., a Representative from bers-elect from the State of Arkansas to
approved July 4, 1864, and to extend the Indiana .......

......2
statute of limitations in certain cases—[By

the Thirty-Eighth and Thirty-Ninth Cou-
petitions presented by.

..262
Mr. Heaton.]

gresses-[By Mr. Boles.]
bills introduced by-

referred, 73; referred anew, 556.
referred, 71.
· joint resolution (H. R. No. 21) to extend the
No. 229–to regulate and limit the

L.
provisions of the act of July 4, 1864,

admiralty jurisdiction of the district
limiting the, of the Court of Claims,

courts of the United States in certain || Labor, joint resolution (H. R. No. 74) regu-

.... ...... 196 lating the hours of, of Government labor-
to the loyal citizens of the State of

No. 280-to regulate the times and places ers, workmen, and mechanics-[By Mr.
Arkansas-[By Mr. Boles. ]

Stevens.]
referred, 73.

for holding the courts of the United
States in the district of Indiana...... 196

referred, 506; reported and passed, 637.
Justice, bill (H. R. No. 371) to establish a

No. 231—to prescribe a uniform rule of

In Senate : received from House, 620 ; read,
department of–[By Mr. Jenckes.]

naturalization....

.196 653, 679.
referred, 505.

No. 245—for the relief of Jesse and Mary

resolution giving construction to the eight-
K.
Alice Davis, minors...

.229

hour law-[By Mr. Niblack, April 6,
Kansas, bill (H. R. No. 112) to authorize a No. 246—for the relief of Belle R. Davis,

1869. ]
settlement of the claims of the State of, widow of Captain John S. Davis,

objected to, 556.
for services of the troops called out by the deceased.......

....229 Labor school, joint resolution (H. R. No. 58)
Governor of that State upon the requisition resolutions submitted by-

instructing the Secretary of War to ap.
of Major General Curtis to repel the inva. extending the time for taking testimony

propriate surplus, waste, and condemned
sion of General Price-[By Mr. Clarke.] in the contested-election case of Zeig-

property within the District of Columbia
referred, 74.

ler vs. Rice, from Kentucky-[March 0,

for the purpose of establishing and main-
bill (H. R. No. 115) authorizing the appoint 1869)...

.39

taining in the District of Columbia a, for
ment of a commission and the settle-
extending the time for taking testimony

freedmen, to become self-sustaining, and
ment of claims of the citizens of–[By in the contested-election case of Van

in which will be taught the art of labor to
Mr. Clarke.]

Wyck vs. Greene-[March 9, 1869)...39

the colored people-[By Mr. Shanks.]
referred, 74; referred anew, 396.

extending the time in the contested-elec-

referred, 334.
Kelley, William D., a Representative from tion case of Wallace vs. Simpson, from Laflin, Addison H., a Representative from
Pennsylvania

.2
South Carolina-[March 24, 1869)...248

New York........

.......2
petitions presented by ............ 150, 320, 573 extending the time in the South Carolina

petitions presented by....... 40, 150, 204, 384
bills introduced by-

contested-election case of Hoge vs.

concurrent resolution submitted by-
No. 2—for the coinage of nickel and Reid-[March 24, 1869) ...........

for printing Land Office Report-[April
copper pieces of five cents and under, 38 extending the time in the Arkansas con-

9, 1869] ...

.714
No. 25—to establish an assay office at tested-election case of Cameron vs.

resolutions submitted by-
Helena, in the Territory of Montana, 71 Root-[March 24, 1869]. ............... 249

för printing the President's message and
No. 334—for the coinage of nickel-copper extending the time in the contested-elec accompanying documents relating to the
pieces of five cents and under ......... 372 tion case of Barnes vs. Adams, from

depredations of rebel vessels- [ April
No. 409—for the relief of John W. Mas-

the eighth district of Kentucky-[April

9, 1869).............

.714
sey....

.......652
9, 1869. ]......

.714

for printing the letter of E. B. Elliott, on
No. 410—to promote the establishment

report made by.

...614

the subject of the international unifica-
of an international metrical system of incidental remarks by.....59, 319, 550, 588,

tion of coinage-[April 9, 1869]..... 714
coinage...........

....652
590, 630, 633, 636, 711, 712, 713, 715

reports made by....

.714
resolution submitted by-
remarks on the organization of the House,

incidental remarks by........

......61, 508
for printing the letter of E. B. Elliott, on

5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 19, 20 Lamon, J. C., bill (H. R. No. 183) to confirm
the subject of the international unifica on the Louisiana election......... 11, 13

to J. M. Hutchings and, their preemption
tion of coinage-[March 17, 1869)...125 on the New York contested election-Van claim to the Yosemite valley, in the State
reports made by........

.872, 683
Wyck vs. Greene......

.19, 39

of California-[By Mr. Julian.]
incidental remarks by..

203, 336
on the Kentucky contested election—Zeig.

referred, 194.
remarks on the bill for the coinage of nickel.

ler vs. Rice.....

39 | Land, bill (H. R. No. 52) to renew certain
copper pieces.

.38, on the South Carolina contested elec grants of, to the State of Alabama-[By
81, 82, 83, 98, 99, 372, 373 tion-Wallace vs. Simpson, 248, 682,714 Mr. Stokes.)
on the order of business. ............371, 372 on the bill to amend the judicial system, referred, 72.
on the bill to amend the tax act.........380,

341, 313, 314, 649 bill (E. R. No. 369) to authorize Jonathan
381, 382
on Indian policy .......

...567 Crews, of Vincennes, Indiana, to pur-
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis on the Indian appropriation bill..... 569

chase a certain tract of, in Daviess
sissippi........... ......... 400, 401

on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt county, in the State of Indiana-[By
on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail vs. Sheldon..............638, 640, 642, 643 Mr. Niblack.]
road resolution.......

....515 on the bill relating to United States courts referred, 467.
Kellogg, Lyman M., bill (H. R. No. 416) for in Nevada.........

...... .6.14 Land company, bill (H. R. No. 275) to incor-
the relief of-[By Mr. Mayham.]

on the reconstruction of Georgia-see porate a national, for providing lands for
referred, 682.

Appendir.

immigrants and freedmen in the late slave-
Kellogg, Stephen W., a Representative from leave of absence granted to....................61 holding States-[By Mr. Butler, of Mas-
Connecticut.

..............681 || Ketcham, John H., a Representative from sachusetts. ]
(See Contested Election.)

New York .........

...2 referred, 333; leave to report asked, 587.

248

can.........

ment:....

Land district, bill (H. R. No. 134) to establish Lands-Continued.

Lawrence, William, a Representative from
a, in Wyoming Territory--[By Mr. Spink.) joint resolution (S. R. No. 8) for the relief Ohio-Continued.
referred, 100; reported, 248; leave to report of settlers upon the absentee Shawnee, resolutions submitted by“
asked, 631, 652; reported and passed, 682. in Kansas.

recalling for further consideration the
In Scnate: received from House, 662; read, received from Senate, 150; read, 229, 336; concurrent resolution fixing the time
679.

motion to take up, 408; read and dis-

for the adjournment of Congress-
remarks by-
cussed, 508;.passed, 509; enrolled, 562. [March 22, 1869]....

200
Mr. Allison ....

082 bill (H. R. No. 363) to confirm the title to authorizing Committee on Accounts to
Mr. Farnsworth....

.248, 682
certain, in Illinois--[By Mr. Hay.]

pay the expenses incident to the arrest
Mr. Holman...
682 referred, 425.

of Florance Scannell during the Fortieth
Mr. Julian... .248, 631, 652, 682 joint resolution (S. R. No. 19) enabling actual Congress, &c.-[April 9, 1869]. ...... 715
Mr. Scofield..

.248
settlers to purchase certain, of the Great incidental remarks by..........

..126,
Mr. Spink....

100
and Little Osage Indians.

150, 230, 467, 652, 680
bill (H. R. No. 135) to create an additional, received from Senate, 438; discussed, 512; remarks on the Arkansas contested elec.

in the Territory of Dakota to be called passed with amendment, 513; confer tion-Elliott vs. Rogers..................7, 8

the Pembina district-[By Mr. Spink.] ence, 562, 600, 606; conference report, on the resolution for a joint Committee on
referred, 100.
683; agreed to by House, 683; by Sen. Indian Affairs......

40
bill (H. R. No. 224) creating an additional, ate, 693; enrolled, 697.

on the order of business.

101
in the Territory of Colorado-[By Mr. joint resolution (H. R. No. 73) relative to on the bill for the relief of Blanton Dun.
Bradford.]
the Cherokee neutral, in the State of

149
referred, 196.

Kansas and the late treaties respecting on the Indian appropriation bill........ 166,
bill (H. R. No. 308) creating a new, in the the same-[By Mr. Julian.]

107, 168, 557, 558, 571, 618
State of California-[By Mr. Johnson.] reported and passed, 506.

on recalling the resolution of adjourn-
referred, 335.
In Senate: received from House, 495;

...... 200, 201, 202
Land districts, bill (H. R. No. 215) changing referred, 495; reported adversely, 679. on the bill extending the time for revising
the limits
of certain, in the State of Cali Land scrip, joint resolution (H. R. No. 8)

the statutes......

....2:20
fornia-[By Mr. Johnson.]

providing that the, issued to the State of on the bill to remove the charge of deser-
referred, 195.
South Carolina may be used for common

tion from certain soldiers.......... .228
bill (H. R. No. 351) to change certain, in the school purposes-[ By Mr. Whittemore.] on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis-
State of California-[By Mr. Johnson.] referred, 71.

sissippi ......250, 261, 399, 400, 408, 433
read and passed, 397.

Land system, bill (H. R. No. 60) to close the, (See Appendix.)
In Senate : received from House, 394; in certain States-[By Mr. Julian.]

on the joint resolution relating to steam:
referred, 395.
referred 72; printed, 84.

boats...

......278
Land grants, joint resolution (H. R. No. 70) | Land titles, bill (H. R. No. 389) to quiet cer on the bill to amend the judicial sys-

tem ...
extending certain, in Iowa and Minne tain, in the State of Missouri-[By Mr.

....338
sota-[By Mr. Wilkinson.]
McCormick, of Missouri.]

on the bill for the relief of Isabella C.
referred, 505.
referred, 505.

Youngs.

.373
Land litigation, bill (H. R. No. 366) to prevent | Langworthy, George J., bill (H. R. No. 18) on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
vexatious, and to provide for the satisfac. for the relief of-[By Mr. Ward. ]

act.........

........ 403, 106
tion of meritorious claims to land confirmed referred, 71.

on the Pennsylvania contested election-

Covode vs. Foster..
by an act of the United States-[By Mr. Lanman's Dictionary of Congress, resolution

.461, 462, 463
l'inkelnburg. ]
for the purchase of-[By Mr. Mungen,

on the deficiency bill....481, 481, 486, 191
referred, 451.

March 25, 1869.]

on the resolution for the appointment of
Land Office Report, concurrent resolution for objected to, 277; tabled, 336.

guardians for Indian children, 511, 512

on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail.
printing-[By Mr. Laflin, April 9, 1869.] Lasb, Israel G., a Representative from North

road resolution ......

.........514
reported and agreed to, 714.

Carolina.......

...2

on the bill to provide for taking the ninth
Land offices, joint resolution (H. R. No. 18) bills introduced by-

census...

......552
relative to the establishment of, in Arkan. No. 172-to establish a post route from

on Indian policy ......566, 567, 568
-[By Mr. Boles. ]

Leaksville, North Carolina, to Penn's

on the bill for the reconstruction of
referred, 73.

Store, Virginia......

.194
Georgia. ...

........606
Lands, bill (H. R. No. 22) to perfect the title No. 173–to establish a post route from

on the bill in relation to the l'reedmen's
of Franklin Oliver, a soldier of the war of

Salem to Jerusalem, in North Caro-

Bureau .......

....615
1812, to certain, which he claims to have

lipa.......

.....194

on the bill in reference to the Little Rock
covered by military warrants-[By Mr. Law department, bill (H. R. No. 379) to and Fort Smith railroad .......... 702
Packer.]
establish a-[By Mr. Lawrence.]

on the resolution relating to the Sergeant.
referred, 71; referred anew, 309.
referred, 505.

at-Arms........

..715
bill (H. R. No. 65) relative to, sold for non Lawrence, William, a Representative from Laws of the United States-see Statutes.
payment of Federal taxes, or under

Ohio......

2 Committee on Revision of ......... ...76, 281
judgment or decrees of the courts of the bills introduced by-

reports from......

220, 278
United States - [By Mr. Julian.]

No. 39-for the relief of Commander | Leach, Barnabas, bill (H. R. No. 15) for the
referred, 72; printed, 84.

Joseph Fyffe, of the Navy............... 71

relief of-[By Mr. Ward.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 13) relative to No. 40-to confirm the title of William

referred, 71.
the Cherokee neutral, in the State of M. Garvey to a certain tract of land, 71
Kansas and the late treaty respecting the

Legislative, executive, and judicial expenses,
No. 41—to regulate the method of con.
-[By Mr. Julian.]
verting gold into currency....... 71

joint resolution (H. R. No. 28) to correct

an error in the enrollment of an act
referred, 72.

No. 42—to incorporate the National Gold
joint resolution (H. R. No. 14) relative to and Silver Mining Company of Wash-

approved March 3, 1869, making an appro-
the, of the Cherokee and Great and ington, District of Columbia......... ... 72

priation for the, of the Government for
Little Osage Indians-[By Mr. Julian.] No. 178——to incorporate the Washington

the year ending June 30, 1870–[By Mr.
referred, 72.

and Cincinnati National Railroad and

Butler, of Massachusetts.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 23) for the relief Telegraph Company .... ......... 194

read and discussed, 78; referred, 79.
of settlers upon the absentee Shawnee, No. 239—to limit public expenditures, 199

Leonard, Arlette, bill (H. R. No. 372) for an
in Kansas-[By Mr. Clarke.]
No. 285—to punish the crime of bolding

act granting a pension to, widow of Marvin
referred, 74.

office in violation of the Constitu-

H. Leonard-[By Mr. Mercur.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 24) enabling tion.......

.333

referred, 505.
bona fide settlers to purchase certain, No. 286-in relation to trust funds..... 334 Levees, bill (H. R. No. 137) to provide, to
obtained of the Great and Little Osage No. 288-to preserve the purity of elec-

secure the low lands of Arkansas and Mis-
tribe of Indians--[By Mr. Clarke.]

tions in the Territories of the United

souri from inundation and to encourage
referred, 74.

States.......

..334 the settlement and cultivation thereof-[By
bill (H. R. No. 104) to relinquish the interest No. 379 — to establish a law depart-

Mr. Roots. ]
of the United States in certain, to the

ment.......

....505

referred, 125.
city and county of San Francisco-[By No. 380—to preserve the purity of elec Library, the joint Committee on the........... 77
Mr. Axtell.]

tions and the right of free discussion in bill (H. R. No. 352) to provide a, for Idaho
referred, 74.

the unreconstructed States .........505 Territory--[By Mr. Shafer. ]
bill (H. R. No. 145) relative to, sold for resolutions submitted by~

referred, 398.
non-payment of Federal taxes or under referring the credentials of A. A. C. | Light-houses, joint resolution (S. R. No. 20)
the judgment or decree of the courts of Rogers, from second district of Ark. in relation to, on the coast of Oregon.
the United States-[By Mr. Julian. ]

ansas, to the Committee of Elec. received from Senate, 119; passed, 225;
referred, 164.

tions-[March 4, 1869)............ 7 enrolled, 281.

sas

same

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Lighting the old Hall, resolution in regard | Lougbridge, William, a Representative from Mail and immigrant passenger steamships, bill
to-[By Mr. Poland, March 23, 1869.]
Iowa-Continued.

(H. R. No. 257) to amend an act entitled
referred, 219.
joint resolution introduced by--

An act to provide for an American line
Lights, bill (H. R. No. 158) to declare and No. 22-proposing an amendment to the of, between New York and one or more
provide for the, to be carried on steam

Constitution of the United States..... 74 European ports,' approved July 27,
vessels upon Lakes Ontario, Erie, and incidental remarks by, 334, 335, 477, 478, 693 1868–[By Mr. Hill.]
the other northern and northwestern lakes remarks on the bill to repeal the civil tenure referred, 276.
and navigable waters connected with the act........

..405 | Mail route, bill (H. R. No. 75) to establish a,
same-[By Mr. Bennett.]

Louisiana, resolution referring the credentials in Illinois-[By Mr. Burr.]
referred, 193.

of Louis St. Martin, Lionel A. Sheldon, referred, 73.
Lincoln, Helen and Heloise, joint resolution and George W. McCranie, claiming seve bill (H. R. No. 117) to establish a, be-

(H. R. No. 25) for the relief of, and for erally to be elected Representatives from iween Belmont and Silver Springs,
the withholding of money from tribes of the State of, to the Committee of Elec-

Nevada—[By Mr. Fitch.]
Indians holding American capti:es-[By tious—[By Mr. Schenck, March 5, 1869.] referred, 74.
Mr. Clarke.]
read and discussed, 11 ; agreed to, 13.

bill (II. R. No. 118) to establish between
referred, 74.

resolution directing Committee of Elections Wadsworth and Ellsworth, Nevada-[By
Lindsay, James, bill (H. R. No. 199) for the to inquire into the validity of the elec Mr. Fitch.]
relief of-[By Mr. Dyer.]

tion of the Representatives from-[By referred, 75.
referred, 195.

Mr. Maynard, March 9, 1869.]

bill (H. R. No. 119) to establish a, between
Liquors, bill (H. R. No. 233) in respect to the read, 36; agreed to, 37.

Hamilton and Grant district, via Troy,
examination of impure and adulterated resolution admitting Lionel Allan Sheldon, Nevada-[By Mr. Fitch.]
wines and-[By Mr. Willard.]

claiming the right to represent the sec referred, 75.
referred, 196,

ond district of, to a seat without preju. bill (H. R. No. 189) to establish a, in Illi.
Literary Association, bill (H. R. No. 174) to dice to the right of any person to contest nois-[By Mr. McNeely. ]
incorporate the Irving, Washington, Dis. said seat-[By Mr. Stevenson, March

referred, 194.
trict of Columbia-[By Mr. Welker.]

31, 1869.]

Mails, bill (H. R. No. 138) in relation to the
referred, 194.

reported, 406; discussed, 637, 638, 641;

transportation of, by railroad compa-
Logan, John A., a Representative from Illi. agreed to, 646.

nies-[By Mr. Twichell.]
nois......

...........2 resolution directing that each of the persons
bilis introduced by

referred, 125; reported, 396, 425.
claiming seats as Representatives of, file

bill (H. R. No. 171) for the relief of railroad
No. 191—to provide for the appointment a statement of the grounds upon which

companies carrying United States, in
of a supervising surgeon of the marine he claims such seat, and that a sub. North Carolina—[By Mr. Deweese.]
hospitals of the United States .........194 committee be appointed to investigate

referred, 194.
No. 192-to aid in the construction of

the facts and report thereon-[By Mr.

bill (H. R. No. 344) to prevent delay and
the International Pacific railroad from
Paine, April 7, 1869.]

losses in the transmission of tbe-[By
Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio Grande, to reported and agreed to, 588.

Mr. Fitch.]
authorize the consolidation of certain Lumber, bill (H. R. No. 322) to regulate the referred, 396.
railroad companies, and to provide duties on, and timber—[By Mr. Churchill.] || Manufactures, the Committee on... 76
homesteads for the laborers on those referred, 335.

instructions to...

398
roads.

194 | Lynch, John, a Representative from Maine...2 || Marine corps, bill (S. No. 24) to reorganize
No. 238—relating to retired officers of the bills introduced by--

the Navy and, of the United States.
Army.....

198 No. 150—to provide for a gradual resump received from Senate, 119; referred, 124.
No. 237-to abolish the office of chief of tion of specie payments.......

193 Marine hospitals, bill (H. R. No. 191) to pro-
staff to the General of the Army.....198 No. 151-to provide against undue ex vide for the appointment of a supervising
joint resolutions introduced by-

pansions and contractions of the cur-
No. 43–concerning vacancies in the adju-

surgeon of the, of the United States-[By
rency.

...........193

Mr. Logan.]
tant general's department........ .198 No. 406—to amend the national currency referred, 194.
No. 69—relative to buildings used for mili.

act.......

.637 Marquette, bill (H. R. No. 92) to discontinue
tary purposes in city of New York, 451
resolutions submitted by-

Sault Ste. Marie as a port of entry in the
resolution submitted by-

for a select committee to inquire into and
authorizing the Committee on Military

Superior district and to establish, in lieu
Affairs to employ a clerk--[March 17,

report the cause of the reduction of thereof-[By Mr. Strickland.]
1869)......

American tonnage and the depreciation referred, 73; reported and passed, 644;
124

of the navigation interests of the coun passed Senate, 714; enrolled, 715.
reports made by.

198, 451
incidental remarks by ......

In Senate : received from the House, 625;
.19, 39, 124,

try-[March 22, 1869] .................. 199
194, 198, 281, 408, 409, 451, 698, 714

for the appointment of a commission to referred, 653 ; passed, 720; enrolled, 721.
remarks on the organization of the House, 3, 4

make certain investigations with regard | Married women, bill (H. R. No. 72) concern-

to the Charlestown and Kittery navy.
on the El Paso Pacific railroad bill..... 196

ing the property of, in the District of

yards-[March 25, 1869)............... 281 Columbia-[By Mr. Niblack.]
on the bill relating to retired officers of the
Army........

referred, 73.
...........198

authorizing the select Committee on Amer.
on the joint resolution concerning vacan-

ican Navigation Interests to sit during bill (S. No: 75) regulating the rights of
cies in the adjutant general's depart-

the recess, &c.-[April 7, 1869]......599 property of, in the District of Columbia.
incidental remarks by......

..19, received from Senate, 169; referred, 230;
ment.........

198, 199
on the joint resolution in regard to the

199, 253, 281, 319, 562, 591 reported and passed, 644; enrolled, 652.
Burlington and Missouri River railroad,

remarks on the organization of the House, 20 || Marshall, Elizabeth, biil' (H.' R. No. 166)

on the bill to provide for the enrollment granting a pension to-[By Mr. Cessna.)
226,227

]
of the schooner Venilia............ ...39 referred, 194.
on the joint resolution relating to steam-
boats...

.280
on the joint resolution to correct an error Marshall, Lenora, bill (H. R. No. 346) to

....78
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure

in an enrollment.......

grant a pension to, granddaughter of a
act........

...... 285, 286,

on the joint resolution to supply omissions revolutionary soldier-[By Mr. McNeely.]

in the enrollment of certain acts......119
310, 312, 313, 314, 317, 318, 403, 405

referred, 396.
on the bill to amend the tax act.......377, || Lytle, Enoch, bill (H. R. No. 210) to grant a

Lytle, Enoch, bill (H. R. No. 210) to grant a Marshall, Samuel S., a Representative from
380, 381, 706, 707, 708
pension to—[By Mr. Palmer.]

Illinois......
on the joint resolution relating to the pay
referred, 195.

incidental remarks by..

700
of enlisted men.

M.
.408

remarks on the organization of the House, 7
on the joint resolution for the protection || Mail, bill (H. R. No. 94) to change the time

on the Pennsylvania contested election-
of soldiers....

Covode vs. Foster............
.696 for carrying the, on route No. 7197, be.

141, 142, 143
on the bill in reference to the Little Rock tween Fulton, Mississippi, and Frankfort,

on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis:
and Fort Sinith railroad......... .702 Alabama-[By Mr. Paine.]

sissippi .........
on the joint resolution respecting the retire. referred, 74.

on the bill to amend the tax act......... 707
ment of General Heintzelman, 709, 710 resolution rescinding the orders heretofore | Martindale, David W., bill (H. R. No. 108)
Loughridge, William, a Representative from given to print the accounts of the Treas.

for the relief of Walter Sherwood and-[By
Iowa...

.............3
urer of the United States, the evidence

Mr. Johnson.)
bills introduced by-

taken before the investigating commit.

referred, 74.
No. 211—for relief of Samuel Pierce...195 tees in relation to the impeachment of Massey, John W., bill (H. R. No. 409) for
No. 302—to establish a post_route from Judge Busteed, the Alaska case, and the relief of-[By Mr. Kelley.)

Washington, Iowa, to North English, 334 the overland, case-[By Mr. Cake, April referred, 652.
No. 392_For the relief of Lieutenant

2, 1869.]

Masson, Oliver P., bill (H. R. No. 312) for the
William H. Needham, late of twenty reported, 267; discussed, 467, 477; agreed relief of-[By Mr. Taffe.]
second Iowa infantry.....!

referred, 335.

....2

............426

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to, 478.

....... 682

Matthews, William D., bill (H. R. No. 116) | Maynard, Horace, a Representative from Ten Mears, Henry B., bill (H. R. No. 270) for the
for the relief of-[By Mr. Clarke.]
nessee-Continued.

relief of--[By Mr. Holman.]
referred, 74.

remarks on the Connecticut contested elec reported, 308; passed, 309.
Maxwell, Thomas, bill (H. R. No. 181) grant-

tion.......

.......680 In Senate : received from the House, 293 ;
ing a pension to, of Hardin county, Ten on the joint resolution for the protection referred, 305; referred anew, 346.
nessee-[By Mr. Arnell.]

of soldiers. .......

696 Medal, joint resolution (S. R. No. 27) author.
referred, 194.

on the bill in reference to the Little Rock izing Commander Charles H. Baldwin,
Mayham, Stephen L., a Representative from and Fort Smith railroad...... 702 United States Navy, to accept a gold, from
New York .....

on the joint resolution to protect the the king of the Netherlands.
bills introduced by-

interests of the United States in the received from Senate, 101 ; referred, 225;
No. 260—for the relief of Margaretta Van Pacific Railroad Company. ... ... ......703 leave to report asked, 715.
Renssellaer..

......306 on the bill relating to the California and joint resolution (S. R. No. 28) authorizing
No. 416—for the relief of Lyman M. Oregon railroad.....

704

Commander W. A. Kirkland, United
Kellogg .......
on the bill to amend the tax act......... 705

States Navy, to accept a gold, from the
remarks on the Pennsylvania contested elec. McCaun, Dwight J., bill (H. R. No. 313) for emperor of France.
tion-Covode vs. Foster..............461, 462
the relief of-[By Mr. Taffe.]

received from Senate, 101; referred, 225.
Maynard, Horace, a Representative from Ten-

referred, 335.

Mercur, Ulysses, a Representative from Penn-
nessee.......
:2 | McCarthy, Dennis, a Representative from sylvania.....

2
petitions presented by, 84, 126, 220, 231, 439 New York............

.2 petitions presented by.... ..231, 467
bills introduced by-

petition presented by....

409

bill introduced by~
No. 50-to pension the soldiers of the war leave of absence granted to..

438 No. 372--for an act granting a pension to
of 1812........

72
McCormick, James R., a Representative from

Arlette Leonard, widow of Marvin H.
No. 51--for the better establishment of

Missouri.....

2
Leonard .........

.....505
certain claims..........

........ 72
bills introduced by—

Messenger, resolution authorizing Committee
No. 232—to incorporate the Southern

No. 389—to quiet certain land 'itles in on Appropriations to employ a—[By Mr.
Express Company..

.......... 196
the State of Missouri........

505

Dawes, March 30, 1869.]
No. 365—to increase the revenue from the

No. 390-establishing a post route in the

referred, 371; reported and agreed to, 605.
duties on imports, and to tend to an State of Missouri......... ....505 | Miantonomoh, joint resolution (H. R. No. 17)
equalization of exports and imports, 438
remarks on the organization of the House,

directing the Secretary of the Navy to
No. 396—to authorize the District of

6, 10 deliver possession and title without cost to
Columbia and the cities therein to

on the Missouricontested election-Shields the Crete Government, through its accred-
borrow money by issuing bonds......506

vs. Van Horn.......

19

ited minister to this Government, of the
No. 413-granting to the New Orleans,
on the bill for the coinage of nickel-cop.

two monitors, and Agamenticus, in con-
Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad Com.

per pieces.......

.82, 83, 98 dition, and where they now lie in harbor,
pany the right of way through the public | McCormick, Richard C., a Delegate from

aud to be without further cost to the
lands of the United States......... .682
Arizona......

United States-[By Mr. Shanks.]

.....8
resolution submitted by-
petition presented by...

referred, 73.

.196
directing Committee of Elections to inquire

.76

Mileage, the Committee on...
resolution submitted by--
into the validity of the election of the Rep.
resentatives from Louisiana-[March 9,

in regard to the Indian troubles in Ari-

Military Affairs, the Committee on .........
instructions to ......

306
1869].....

zona-[April 7, 1869).................. 600
36

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

198, 281, 451, 6-14
McCranie, George W., a Representative-elect
587

.396

discharged from subjects.....
incidental remarks by

75,
from Louisiana-see Contested Election.

Military reservation, bill (H. R. No. 63) de.
116, 202, 308, 336, 396, 438, 477,
McCrary, George W., a Representative from

claring the lands constituting the Fort
694, 696, 698, 699, 701, 711, 715
Iowa ......

Jesup, in Louisiana, subject to homestead
remarks on the organization of the House, 7,
remarks on the bill relating to the Iowa

entry and settlement-[By Mr. Julian.]
11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 36
Northern Central railroad ........ .645

referred, 72; printed, 81.
on the Louisiana election, 11, 12, 13, 36, 37 McDonald, Francis S., joint resolution (H. R. bill (H. R. No. 207) to amend an act enti-
on the bill relating to the internal revenue No. 53) for the relief of-[By Mr. Cobb, tled “An act providing for the sale of
laws.........
of Wisconsin.]

a portion of the Fort Gratiot, in St.
on the resolution for a joint Committee on reported and passed, 309.

Clair county, in the State of Michi-
Indian Affairs......

..38, 40

In Senate : received from the House, 293 ; gan'-[By Mr. Conger.]
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, 40 referred, 305; referred anew, 316.

referred, 195.
on the bill for the coinage of nickel.copper McGrew, James C., a Representative from bill (H. R. No. 385) declaring the lands con-
pieces. ... 81, 82, 83, 98, 99, 373 West Virginia .......

stituting the Fort Cullom, in the Terri-
on the resolution relating to the distribu petition presented by..

126

tory of Colorado, subject to preëmption
tion of public documents ......... ....101

McKee, Major Francis M., bill (H. R. No. and homestead entry, as provided for in
on the bill for the relief of Blanton Dun-
207) for the relief of, of Smith county,

existing laws-[By Mr. Julian.]
can..... 125, 126, 146, 147, 148, 149, 700 Tennessee-[By Mr. Stokes.]

referred, 505.
on the joint resolution respecting the gov reported and passed, 308.

Military warrants, bill (H. R. No. 22) to per-
ernment of Virginia and Texas. ...... 145
Ini Senate : received from the House, 293 ;

fect the title of Franklin Oliver, a soldier
on Indian appropriation bill, 167, 172, 649 referred, 305; referred anew, 346.

of the war of 1812, to certain lands which
on recalling the resolution of adjourn; || McLain, John, bill (H. R. No. 375) for the

he claims to have covered by-[By Mr.
201
relief of-[By Mr. Scofield.]

Packer.]
on the bill extending the time for revising
referred, 505.

referred, 71; referred anew, 309.
the statutes....
. 220, 221

Militia, the Committee on the.....
McLean, John A., bill (H. R. No. 282) to

76
on the National Junction railroad bill, 251
on the joint resolution relating to steam.

relieve, of Virginia, of his political dis-

Mills, Enos, bill (H. R. No. 345) granting a
boats

pension to Susan C., Lavinia L., Sarah
........278, 279

abilities-[By Mr. Cobb, of North Caro.

lina.]
on the bill to amend the judicial sys.

Jane, and Amanda L. Mills, children of,

deceased-[By Mr. Boles.]
tem
.....338, 344, 650
referred, 333.

referred, 396.
on the order of business, 371, 550, 562, 701 | McNalley, Francis, bíll (H. R. No. 300) to

Mills, Fisk, joint resolution (H. R. No. 56) to
on the bill to relieve certain persons from

remove legal and political disabilities from
disabilities......

enable the Secretary of the Interior to
...377
James H. Turner, and Bernard Fitzpat-

contract with, for a group of statuary for
on the joint resolution relating to the cus.
rick, of Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]

the south wing of the Capitol-[By Mr.
tom-house at Bangor, Maine........ 397 referred, 334.

Whittemore.]
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis. McNeely, Thompson W., a Representative from referred, 333.
sissippi......... .408, 420, 430, 433 Illinois .....

Milwaukee, bill (H. R. No. 143) for the relief
on the deficiency bill...

.481,
bills introduced by-

of the city of-[By Mr. Paine.]
485, 486, 487, 489, 490 No. 189—to establish a mail route in Illi-

referred, 164.
on the joint resolution for the relief of

nois........

.....194 Mineral lands, bill (H. R. No. 58) to prevent
settlers on Shawnee lands......... 509 No. 316—to grant a pension to Mrs. Lenora the further sale of the public lands of the
on the bill relating to freedmen's hos. Marshall, granddaughter of a revolu United States, except as provided for
pitals.......

..510
tionary soldier..

.396

in the preëmption and homestead laws
on the joint resolution in regard to Osage remarks on the organization of the House, 19

and the laws for disposing of town sites
Indian lands......... .......512, 513 on the Indian appropriation bill........559 and-[By Mr. Julian. ]
on the bill to provide for taking the ninth McQuinston, John C., bill (H. R. No. 235) for referred, 72; printed, 84.
census.

......554 the relief of, and Jeremiah D. Skeem, of resolution calling for information in regard
on the bill to renew certain Alabama land Indiana–[By Mr. Coburn.]

to-[By Mr. Sargent, March 17, 1869.)
grants......
.........587, 588 referred, 196.

agreed to, 124.

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