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H. R. No. 288-
To preserve the purity of elections in the Territories of the United

States.- [By Mr. Lawrence.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 289To establish certain post roads in the State of Tennessee.-[By

Mr. Arnell.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 290For the relief of C. B. Davis, of Tennessee, from legal and polit.

ical disabilities.-[By Mr. Arnell.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 2914 To declare forfeited to the United States certain lands granted to

the State of Louisiana to aid in constructing railroads

therein.-[By Mr. Julian. ]

Referred, 331. H. R. No. 292To regulate the method of converting gold into currency, and for

other purposes.- [By Mr. Judd.]

Referred, 334.
H. R. No. 293–
Granting a pension to Mrs. Catharine R. Roberts, widow of

Benjamin F. Roberts, deceased, late a private in company
K, sixty.second Illinois volunteer infantry.-[By Mr. Moore,

of Illinois. ]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 294To establish a probate court in the District of Columbia, and for

other purposes.-[By Mr. Cook.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 295–

To establish certain post routes in Missouri.—[By Mr. Asper.]

Referred, 334. II. R. No. 296 To create a port of entry and delivery at St. Joseph, Mis

souri.–[By Mr. Asper.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 297– Making an appropriation for a custom-house in the city of St.

Joseph, Missouri.– [By Mr. Asper.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 298Granting a pension to William C. Johnson, a soldier in the war

of 1812.-[By Mr. Dyer.]

Referred, 331. H. R. No. 299– To provide for the consolidation of the Indian tribes, and to

organize a system of government in the Indian territory.-[By

Mr. Van Horn.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 300To remove legal and political disabilities from James H. Turner,

Francis McNally, and Bernard Fitzpatrick, of Arkan.

sas.-[By Mr. Rogers.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 301– To remove legal and political disabilities from Edward C. Wilson,

of Arkansas.-[By Mr. Rogers.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 302– To establish a post route from Washington, Iowa, to North

English.-[By Mr. Loughridge.]

Referred, 334. H. R. No. 303— Amendatory of an act entitled "An act to secure homesteads to

actual settlers on the public domain."'-[By Mr. Pomeroy.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 304– To abolish the Bureau of Statistics in the Treasury Depart.

ment.-[By Mr. Sargent.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 305— To prevent the extermination of fur-bearing animals in Alaska,

and to regulate the fur-seal trade at the islands of St. George

and St. Paul, in the Territory of Alaska.—[By Mr. Sargent.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 306– To provide a temporary government for the Territory of

Alaska.-[By Mr. Sargent. ]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 307– Granting lands to aid in the construction of a canal or canals for

irrigating purposes in California. - [By Mr. Axtell.] Referred, 335.

H. R. No. 308—
Creating a new land district in the State of California. - [By Mr.

Johnson.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 309For the relief of R. S. Weston, postmaster of Forest City, Sierra

county, California.-[By Mr. Johnson.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 310Granting lands to aid in the construction of a canal for navigation

and irrigation purposes in the State of California.—[By Mr.

Johnson.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 311Granting lands to the State of Nevada to aid in the construction

of a railroad and telegraph line from the Central Pacific

railroad to the Colorado river.-[By Mr. Fitch.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 312

For the relief of Oliver P. Masson.-[By Mr. Taffe.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 313–

For the relief of Dwight J. McCann.-[By Mr. Taffe.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 314To confirm the title of the heirs of Gerracio Nolan, deceased, to

certain lands in the Territory of Colorado. - [By Mr.

Bradford.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 315Setting aside certain proceeds from internal revenue in the Territory

of Colorado for the erection of public buildings.-[By Mr.

Bradford.)

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 316– To authorize the settlement of certain suspended accounts in the

Treasury Department.-- [ By Mr. Hale.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 317To carry into effect two several decrees of the district court of the

United States for the district of Louisiana in the cases of the

British vessels Volant and Science.-[By Mr. Hale.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 318To carry into effect the decree of the district court of the United

States for the district of Louisiana in the case of the British

brig Dashing Wave and her cargo.-[By Mr. Hale.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 319To regulate appeals from the consular courts of the United States

in foreign countries.—[By Mr. Banks. ]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 320To perpetuate testimony in the courts of the United States.—[By

Mr. Ferriss. ]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 321To regulate charges upon boats not used for carrying passengers

nor propelled by sails or steam.-[By Mr. Churchill.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 322

To regulate the duties on lumber and timber.—[By Mr. Churchill.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 323– Making an appropriation for the improvement of the harbor of

Port Ontario, New York.-[By Mr. Churchill.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 824To make an appropriation for the improvement of the harbors of

Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha, in Wisconsin.-[By Mr.

Paine.]

Referred, 335.
H. R. No. 325-
To repeal the first section of an act relating to appeals to the

Supreme Court.-[By Mr. Schenck.]
Referred, 335; reported and passed, 587.

In Senate: Received from House, 581; referred, 587.
H. R. No. 326–
To prevent an appropriation therein mentioned from lapsing

because of delay in adjustment. - [By Mr. Archer.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 327

Further to amend the postal laws.-[By Mr. Farnsworth. ]

Referred, 335.

H. R. No. 328–
For the payment of Richard M. Green for the use of his patent

by the Government.-[By Mr. Archer.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 329

Granting a pension to Jerry Gordon.-[By Mr. Ingersoll.]

Referred, 335. H. R. No. 330For the relief of the Sisters of our Lady of Mercy, of Charleston,

South Carolina.-[By Mr. Bowen.]

Referred, 335.
H. R. No. 331-
To relieve certain persons from political disabilities.-[By Mr.

Whittemore.]
Referred, 335; reported, 693 ; discussed, 693, 694, 696 ;

passed, 697.

In Senate: Received from House, 678; read, 679. H. R. No. 332Providing for the holding of an election in Mississippi.—[By Mr.

Farnsworth.]

Substitute printed, 345. H. R. No. 333For the benefit of the Mount Vernon Manufacturing Com

pany.--[By Mr. O'Neill.]

Referred, 345.
H. R. No. 334-
For the coinage of nickel-copper pieces of five cents and

under. - [By Mr. Kelley.]
Reported and discussed, 372; passed, 373.

In Senate: Received from House, 350; referred, 371.
H. R. No. 335-

For the relief of Jearum Atkins.—[By Mr. Jenckes.]

Reported and passed, 374.

In Senate: Received from House, 347; referred, 371.
H. R. No. 330-

For the relief of Alinzer Clark.-[By Alr. Jenckes.]
Reported, 374 ; passed, 375.

In Senate: Received from House, 347; referred, 371.
H. R. No. 337-
To extend the term of the letters-patent issued to Richard M.

Hoe. - [By Mr. Jenckes.]

Reported, 375. H. R. No. 938– To remove the disabilities of Jacob P. Reed, of Anderson, South

Carolina, under the fourteenth amendment to the Constitu

tion of the United States.-[By Mr. Randall.]

Referred, 375. H. R. No, 339— Granting a pension to Mrs. Richarde Elizabeth Curry, mother

of John Curry, late a private in company G, Missouri sharp

shooters.-[By Mr. Eldridge.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 340To extend the provisions of an act to provide further remedial

justice in the courts of the United States, approved August 29,

1842.--[By Mr. Poland.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 341To incorporate the Government Anthracite Railroad Com

pany. - [By Mr. Cake.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 342For the relief of H. G. Aukeny, late captain fourth Iowa

infantry. -[By Mr. Palmer.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 343– For holding terms of the district court of the United States for

the district of Nevada.—[By Mr. Fitch.] Referred, 396 ; reported and passed, 644.

In Senate: Received from House, 625; referred, 653. H. R. No. 344To prevent delay and losses in the transmission of the mails. - [By

Mr. Fitch.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 315Granting a pension to Susan C., Lavinia L., Sarah Jane, and

Amanda L. Mills, children of Enos Mills, deceased.-[By

Mr. Boles. ]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 346To grant a pension to Mrs. Lenora Marshall, granddaughter

of a revolutionary soldier.-[By Mr. McNeely.) Referred, 396.

H. R. No. 347–
To establish a port of entry at Charlestown, in the collection

district of Wheeling, West Virginia.—[By Mr. Witcher.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 348– To provide for the construction of a custom-house at Charlestown,

West Virginia. - [By Mr. Witcher.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 349— Extending to corporations the privileges and immunities guarantied

by the Constitution to the citizens of the respective States.—[By

Nr. Bingham.]

Referred, 396. H. R. No. 350To prohibit secret sales or purchases of gold or bonds on account

of the United States. -[By Mr. Davis.]

Referred, 396.
H. R. No. 351-
To change certain land districts in the State of California.—[By

Mr. Johnson. ]
Read and passed, 397.

In Senate : Received from House, 394 ; referred, 395.
H. R. No. 352-

To provide a library for Idaho Territory.—[By Mr. Shafer.]

Referred, 398. H. R. No. 353To test the constitutionality of questionable acts of Congress.-[By

Mr. Woodward.]

Referred, 406. H. R. No. 354– Making appropriations to supply deficiencies in the appropriations

for the service of the Government for the fiscal years ending

June 30, 1869, and June 30, 1870.—[By Mr. Dawes.] Reported, 406; discussed, 479, 480; passed, 491; passed Senate

with amendments, 632; referred, 632; reported, 638; confer. ence, 638, 644; conference report, 685; agreed to by House,

685; by Senate, 681 ; enrolled, 697. In Senate: Received from House, 495; referred, 495; amend.

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

Senate, 657; enrolled, 677.
H. R. No. 3554
Allowing parties in certain cases to testify.-[By Mr. Butler, of

Massachusetts.]
Reported and recommitted, 406; leave to report asked, 478,

679, 680. H. R. No. 3564 For the removal of disabilities of loyal citizens.-[By Mr. Butler,

of Massachusetts. ]

Reported and recommitted, 406. H. R. No. 357 Removing political disabilities from certain persons.—[By Mr.

Whiticmore.]

Proposed, 406; referred, 409.
H. R. No. 358-
For the relief of Joseph P. Fyffe, commander in the United States

Navy.-[By Mr. Scofield.]
Reported and passed, 425; passed Senate, 650 ; enrolled, 652.
In Senate : Received from House, 413 ; referred, 439 ; reported,

574; passed, 624; enrolled, 630, 653. H. R. No. 359To define vacancies in office and to provide for filling the same,

and to regulate resignations of office.-[By Mr. Davis.)

Referred, 425. H. R. No. 860To encourage the detection of frauds upon the Government, and

to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to direct the

commencement of actions therefor.-[By Mr. Davis. ]

Referred, 425. H. R. No. 361

For the relief of Captain John W. Gall.--[By Mr. Hay.]

Referred, 425. H. R. No. 362

Granting a pension to William Johnston.—[By Mr. Hay.]

Referred, 425. II. R. No. 363

To confirm the title to certain lands in Illinois.-[By Mr. Hay.]

Referred, 425. H. R. No. 364To remove the disabilities of W. D. Simpsor, of Laurens Court.

House, South Carolina, under the fourteenth amendment to

the Constitution of the United States.-[By Mr. Randall.] Referred, 438.

B. R. No. 365-
To increase the revenue from the duties on imports, and to tend to

an equalization of exports and imports. - [By Mr. Maynard.]

Referred, 438. H. R. No. 366To prevent vexatious land litigation, and provide for the

satisfaction of meritorious claims to land confirmed by an

act of the United States.--[By Mr. Finkelnburg.]

Referred, 451. H, R. No. 367– Making an appropriation for the improvement of rivers and

harbors for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1869, and the year ending June 30, 1870.-[By Mr. Washburn, of Wis

consin.] Reported, 451; discussed, 599; passed, 600; passed Senate,

650; enrolled, 652. In Senate: Received from House, 586; referred, 587; reported,

607; discussed, 624; passed, 625; enrolled, 630, 653. H. R. No. 368– For the improvement of the Washington canal.-[By Mr.

Hopkins. ]

Referred, 451. H. R. No. 369— To authorize Jonathan Crews, of Vincennes, Indiana, to purchase

a certain tract of land in Daviess county, in the State of

Indiana.-[By Mr. Niblack.]

Referred, 467. H. R. No. 370—

To provide for printing the Congreseional Record.—[By Mr. Ela.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 371

To establish a department of justice.-[By Mr. Jenckes. ]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 372– For an act granting a pension to Arlette Leonard, widow of Marvin

H. Leonard. - [By Mr. Mercur. ]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 373—

Granting a pension to Maria Pratt.—[By Mr. Donley.]

Referred, 505.
H. R. No. 374–
For the relief of William H. Harrison.-[By Mr. Scofield.]

Referred, 505.
H. R. No. 875–
For the relief of John McLain.-[By Mr. Scofield.)

Referred, 505.
H. R. No. 376–
To reduce the number of officers in the Army of the United

States.-[By Mr. Negley. ]

Referred, 505. A. R. No. 377– To provide a uniform system of education for the public schools

of the District of Columbia. - [By Mr. Welker.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 378— To provide a criminal code for the District of Columbia.-[By

Mr. Welker.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 379–

To establish a law department. [By Mr. Lawrence. ]

Referred, 505. H, R. No. 380— Το preserve the purity of elections and the right of free discussion

in the unreconstructed States.--[By Mr. Lawrence.]

Referred, 505. H, R. No. 381Appropriating $100,000 for building a custom house, post office,

United States court-rooms, and offices for the United States

internal revenue at Paducah, Kentucky.—[By Mr. Trimble.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 882To establish a post route from Linden to Waynesboro', in the

State of Tennessee.-[By Mr. Arnell.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 383– To regrant certain public lands in the State of Alabama to the

Nashville and Decatur railroad.—[By Mr. Arnell.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 384Making an appropriation of $200,000 for the purpose of building

a court-house and post office at Memphis, Tennessee.-[By Mr. Smith, of Tennessee.] Referred, 505.

H. R. No. 385-
Declaring the lands constitating the Fort Cullom military reserva,

tion, in the Territory of Colorado, subject to preëmption and
homestead entry, as provided for in existing laws.--[By Mr.

Julian. ]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 386– To amend an act to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy

throughont the United States, approved March 2, 1867.-[By

Mr. Judd.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 387

For the relief of Charles Pitchee.-[By Mr. Cook.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 388To establish a post road from Carmi, Illinois, via Roland and

Elba, to Equality, Illinois.—[By Mr. Crebs.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 389To quiet certain land titles in the State of Missouri.—[By Mr.

McCormick, of Missouri.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 390— Establishing a post route in the State of Missouri.—[By Mr.

McCormick, of Missouri.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 391Establishing the right of way of the Portage Lake and River

Improvement Company, and providing for a grant of land

for said improvement.-[By Mr. Strickland.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 392For the relief of Lieutenant William H. Needham, late of twenty

second Iowa infantry.-[By Mr. Loughridge.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 393Granting lands to the States of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Min

nesota to aid in the construction of certain railroads.-[By

Mr. Sawyer.]

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 394In relation to the southern boundary of Colorado Territory.--[By

Mr. Bradford.)

Referred, 505. H. R. No. 395In relation to the fees and compensation of United States

attorneys, marshals, and clerks in the Territories of Colorado

and New Mexico.-[By Mr. Bradford.]

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 396– To authorize the District of Columbia and the cities therein to

borrow money by issuing bonds.-[By Mr. Maynard.]

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 397– Granting additional pension to Minnie Hesse, of Winchester,

Illinois.-[By Mr. Burr.]

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 398Allowing prize money to the officers and crew of the Monitor for

the fight with the Merrimac in Hampton Roads, March 9,

1862.-[By Mr. Reeves. ]

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 399To provide for the funding of the Treasury notes and floating debt,

and for the refunding of the funded debt of the United States,

and for other purposes.-[By Mr. Winans.).

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 400To amend the third section of an act entitled "An act imposing

taxes on distilled spirits and tobacco, and for other purposes,!!

approved July 20, 1868.-[By Mr. Winans.]

Referred, 506. H. R. No. 401– Supplementary to an act entitled "An act to provide a national

currency secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof,'' approved

June 3, 1864.—[By Mr. Coburn.]

Read, 507. H. R. No. 402For the relief of the sureties of J. W. Cowell, late collector of

the fifth United States internal revenue district of Penn

sylvania.-[By Mr. O'Neill.] Referred, 512

H. R. No. 4034

H. R. No. 413– To establish post roads.-[By Mr. Farnsworth.]

Granting to the New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad Reported and passed, 517; passed Senate with amendments,

Company the right of way through the public lands of the 711; concurred in, 711; enrolled, 714.

United States.—[By Mr. Maynard.] In Senate: Received from House, 532; referred, 540; reported, Referred, 682. 607; passed with amendments, 678; enrolled, 717.

H. R. No. 414H. R. No. 404

Granting a pension to Elmina Brainard, for distinguished service To repeal an act of the Legislature of New Mexico imposing a

to the sick and wounded soldiers of the Union during the war capitation tax on bovine cattle.—[By Mr. Sargent.]

of the rebellion.—[By Mr. Conger.] Read and passed, 556 ; passed Senate, 603 ; enrolled, 636.

Referred, 682. In Senate: Received from House, 532; read, 540; passed, 587; || H. R. No. 415– enrolled, 620.

Confirming the title of Nathan Boyer to certain lands in the State H. R. No.

of Michigan.- [By Mr. Conger.] To allow the State of Tennessee an additional Representative in Referred, 682. Congress.- [By Mr. Heaton.]

H. R. No. 416Reported, 588, 530.

For the relief of Lyman M. Kellogg.-[By Mr. Mayham.] H. R. No. 405–

Referred, 682. Authorizing the submission of the constitutions of Virginia, || H. R. No. 417– Mississippi, and Texas to a vote of the people, and author:

To provide for the better security of life on board of vessels izing the election of State officers provided by the said con

propelled in whole or in part by steam.-[By Mr. Dizon.] stitutions, and members of Congress.-[By Mr. Butler, of Reported and recommitted, 693.

Massachusetts. ] Reported, 633 ; discussed, 633 ; passed, 636; passed Senate with H. R. No. 418– amendments, 693; concurred in, 699, 700; enrolled, 702.

Authorizing the Norfolk, Louisville, and St. Louis Railroad In Senate: Received from House, 620; printed, 620; called

Company to construct a railroad from Norfolk, in the State up, 653; discussed, 653, 658; passed with amendments, 662;

of Virginia, via Louisville, in the State of Kentucky, to St. agreed to by House, 677; enrolled, 678.

Louis, in the State of Missouri.– [By Mr. Wells. ] H. R. No. 406

Referred, 696. To amend the national currency act.-[By Mr. Lynch.]

H. R. No. 419– Referred, 637; motion to reconsider, 652.

Allowing parties in certain cases to testify.-[By Mr. Butler, of

Massachusetts. ]
H. R. No. 407-

Discussed and passed, 700.
To change the name of the steam ferryboat Queen City to that of In Senate: Received from House, 678; read, 679.
River City.-[By Mr. Wilson, of Ohio.]

H. R. No. 420-
Referred, 637.

To regulate the civil service of the United States.-[By Mr. H. R. No. 4084

Jenckes.) For the relief of Mrs. Susan A. Shelby.—[By Mr. Holman.]

Referred, 711.
Reported and passed, 644.

H. R. No. 421—
In Senate: Received from House, 625; referred, 653.
H. R. No. 409–

Making available an appropriation heretofore made for furniture

for the Presidential Mansion. +[By Mr. Dawes.] For the relief of John W. Massey.-[By Mr. Kelley.] Referred, 652.

Reported and passed, 712; passed Senate with amendment,

713; passed Senate without amendment, 714; enrolled, 715. H. R. No. 410

In Senate : Received from House and passed with amend. To promote the establishment of an international metrical system

ment, 718; amendment reconsidered and rejected, 720; of coinage.-[By Mr. Kelley.]

enrolled, 721. Referred, 652.

H. R. No. 422— H. R. No. 411–

To create a department of home affairs, to provide for the enforceTo provide for improving the ventilation of the Hall of the House

ment of civil law in the Indian country, the consolidation, of Representatives. - [By Mr. Reeves.]

civilization, government, and citizenship of the Indians.-[By Referred, 652.

Mr. Julian.) H. R. No. 412

Referred, 711. To secure the completion of the Washington and Lincoln H. R. No. 423– monuments.-[By Mr. Boles. ]

To establish a uniform system of naturalization.-[By Mr. Davis.] Referred, 652.

Referred, 714.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTIONS. H. R. No. 14

H. R. No. 6– To supply an omission in the enrollment of the act making For the protection of the interests of the United States in the appropriations for sundry civil expenses of the Government

Union Pacific Railroad Company.-[By Mr. Bingham.] for the year ending June 30, 1870.-[By Mr. Beaman.]

Read, 77 ; passed, 78; passed Senate with amendments, 701 ; Read and passed, 39; passed Senate, 59; enrolled, 125 ;

discussed, 703; concurred in, 704; enrolled, 710. approved, 253.

In Senate: Received from House, 66; referred, 70; committee In Senate: Received from House, 41; passed, 47; enrolled, 103.

discharged, 175; amendment, 217, 440; called up, 451 ; H. R. No. 2

discussed, 475, 495, 533, 545, 667; passed with amendment To authorize the recognition of the indeperdence of Cuba.—[By and with title amended, 677; agreed to by House, 679 ; Mr. Banks. ]

enrolled, 679. Referred, 59.

H. R. No. 7H. R. No. 3—

Requesting the Committee on the Public Lands to inquire into the Concerning the annexation of the republic of San Domingo to

expediency of reporting an act to protect the right of actual the United States.-[By Mr. Banks.]

settlers upon the public lands.-[By Mr. Whittemore.] Referred, 59.

Referred, 71. H. R. No. 4

H. R. No. 8Relating to steamboats and other vessels owned in the loyal Providing th the land scrip issued to the State of South CaroStates.-[By Mr. Poland.]

lina may be used for common-school purposes.—[By Mr. Referred, 70; reported, 278; discussed, 278; passed, 281.

Whittemore.] In Senate : Received from House, 265; referred, 265; reported, Referred, 71. 504; discussed, 663, 665.

H. R. No. 9— H. R. No. 5

Granting prize money to any officer, seaman, marine, landsman, Concerning vacancies in the Adjutant General's department.—[By

or other person who served in the United States Navy and Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts. ]

was captured in the line of his duty.-[By Mr. Bower.] Referred, 70.

Referred, 71.

H. R. No. 10

H. R. No. 27-
Instructing the Secretary of State to inquire into the alleged In relation to Indian affairs.-[By Mr. Taffe.]

arrest and imprisonment of General James B. Steedman and
other American citizens by the Spanish authorities in Cuba,

Referred, 75. and for their release in case there be any so arrested.-[By

H. R. No. 28-
Mr. Mungen. ]

To correct an error in the enrollment of an act approved March Referred, 72.

3, 1869, making an appropriation for the legislative, executive,

and judicial expenses of the Government for the year ending H. R. No. 11

June 30, 1870.—[By Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts. ]
Authorizing the building of a bridge over the Ohio river at
Paducah.—[By Mr. Trimble.]

Read and discussed, 78; referred, 79.
Referred, 72.

H. R. No. 29

For the relief of Blanton Duncan.-[By Mr. Bingham.] H. R. No. 12

Referred, 79; reported, 125 ; discussed, 125, 146; passed, 150 ; Authorizing payment for work done on military fortifications.—[By Mr. Arnel.]

passed Senate with amendment, 590; concurred in, 700;

enrolled, 702. Referred, 72.

In Senate : Received from House, 152; referred, 152; reported, H. R. No. 13

468; discussed, 544; passed with amendment, 545; agreed to Relative to the Cherokee neutral lands in the State of Kansas and

by House, 678; enrolled, 678. the late treaty respecting the same.-[By Mr. Julian.]

H. R. No. 30Referred, 72.

To supply omissions in the enrollment of certain appropriation acts, H. R. No. 14

approved March 3, 1869.-[By Mr. Dawes.j Relative to the lands of the Cherokee and Great and Littlo Osage

Reported, 116; discussed, 116, 119; passed, 124 ; passed Senate Indians.-[By Mr. Julian. ]

with amendments, 198; discussed, 224; concurred in, 225 ; Referred, 72.

enrolled, 253; approved, 345. H. R. No. 15–

In Senate: Received from House, 103; referred, 103; reported Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United

and discussed, 188; passed with amendments, 190 ; agreed to States.-[By Mr. Julian.)

by House, 217; enrolled, 232. Referred, 72.

H. R. No. 31H. R. No. 16

To refer the claim of the administrators of the estate of Captain Granting the right of way to the Memphis and El Paso Pacific

John Davis, deceased, to the Court of Claims.—[By Mr.

Townsend.]
Railroad Company from El Paso to the Pacific ocean.- [By
Mr. Shanks.]

Referred, 193.
Referred, 73.

H. R. No. 32H. R. No. 17–

To change the name of the steamship Aries, of the Philadelphia Directing the Secretary of the Navy to deliver possession and title

and Boston steamship line, to the Spartan.-[By Mr. O`Neill.] without cost to the Crete Government, through its accredited

Referred, 194. ininister to this Government, of the two monitors Miantono. H. R. No. 33– moh and Agamenticus, in condition, and where they now lie For the adjustment of the claims of certain contractors for the in harbor, and to be without further cost to the United

construction of vessels of war and their machinery.--[By Mr. States.--[By Mr. Shanks.]

Bingham.] Referred, 73.

Referred, 194. H. R. No. 18

H. R. No. 34Relative to the establishment of land offices in Arkansas.-[By To sell or exchange the site of the custom-house in the city of Mr. Boles. ]

Nashville, and that a suitable location may be obtained.- [By Referred, 73.

Mr. Prosser.] H. R. No. 19%

Referred, 194; reported and passed, 644. Relative to certain discharged soldiers of the third Arkansas In Senate : Received from House, 625; referred, 653. cavalry.-[By Mr. Boles. ]

H. R. No. 35– Referred, 73.

For the relief of Thomas W. Fry and others.-[By Mr. Orth.] H. R. No. 20—

Referred, 194. To extend the provisions of the act in regard to agricultural || H. R. No. 36colleges to the State of Arkansas.-[By Mr. Boles.]

Relating to the Interior Department.-[By Mr. Niblack.] Referred, 73.

Referred, 194. H. R. No. 21

H. R. No. 37To extend the provisions of the act of July 4, 1864, limiting the In regard to charges of desertion in cases of soldiers honorably jurisdiction of the Court of Claims to the loyal citizens of the

discharged.-- [ By Mr. Boles.] State of Arkansas.- [By Mr. Boles.]

Referred, 195. Referred, 73.

H. R. No. 38– H. R. No. 22–

For the relief of certain honorably discharged soldiers of the Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.-[By Mr. Loughridge.]

volunteer forces of the United States Army.-[By Mr. Cobb,

of Wisconsin.] Referred, 74.

Reserred, 195.
H. R. No. 234

H. R. No. 39–
For the relief of settlers upon the absentee Shawnee lands in
Kansas.– [By Mr. Clarke.]

To provide for the payment of the salary of the district judge of

Idaho and Montana Territories.-[By Mr. Shafer.] Referred, 74.

Referred, 196. H. R. No. 24

H, R. No. 40Enabling bona fide settlers to purchase certain lands obtained of the Great and Little Osage, tribe of Indians.—[By Mr.

Granting the right of way to the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific Clarke.]

Railroad Company from El Paso to the Pacific ocean.-[By

Mr. Winans. ] Referred, 74.

Read, 196; passed, 197. H. R. No. 25

In Senate: Received from House, 206; read, 206; discussed, 677. For the relief of Helen Lincoln and Heloise Lincoln, and for the withholding of money from tribes of Indians holding American

H. R, No. 41captives. - By Mr. Clarke.]

Extending the time to construct a railroad from the St. Croix river Referred, 74.

or lake to the west end of Lake Superior and to Bayfield.—[By H. R. No. 26–

Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.] Authorizing the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to appoint

Referred, 197. guardians or trustees for minor Indian children who may be H. R. No. 42entitled to pensions or bounty under existing laws.—[By Mr. Relative to the use of boilers on steam vessels other than those Clarke.]

made of charcoal plates of unwrought iron.-[By Mr. O'Neill.] Referred, 74.

Referred, 193.

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