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Forest trees, bill (S. No. 50) to encourage the Gates, General William, bill (S. No. 199) for | Grimes, James W., a Senator from Iowa
growth of-[By Mr. Ross. ]

the relief of the heirs of—[By Mr. Wilson.] Continued.
referred, 29.
referred, 263.

resolutions submitted by-
Fortification purposes, bill (S. No. 51) author. || Georgia, bill (S. No. 3) to enforce the four for a committee to wait upon the Pres.

izing the Secretary of War to pay certain teenth amendment to the Constitution and ident-[March 5, 1869]......... 9
certificates issued for, in Lawrence, Kan.

the laws of the United States in the State calling for information in regard to cer.
sas-[By Mr. Ross.]
of, and to restore to that State the repub-

tain contracts between Norman Wiard
referred, 29.

lican form of government elected under and the Navy Department on the sub.
Fowler, Joseph S., a Senator from Tennes-

its new constitution-[By Mr. Edmunds.]

ject of ordnance-[March 5, 1869).....9
read and printed, 8; referred, 28, 30; re reports made by..........

. 47, 574

incidental remarks by......
ported, 102; discussed, 130; amendment,

.9,
petitions presented by....... 41, 188, 262, 345
176; enrolled, 413.

22, 30, 31, 32, 64, 85, 151, 190,
bills introduced by-
bill (S. No. 197) to enforce the fourteenth

206, 346, 347, 410, 468, 573, 581
No. 131—for the relief of James H. Willis,

amendment to the Constitution and the

remarks on the resolution in regard to the
of Greenville, Tennessee...

63
laws of the United States, and to restore to

consideration of Indian treaties........ 23
No. 132—for the relief of Cowan & Dick-

the State of, the republican government

on the election of Chaplain....... 30
inson, of Knoxville, Tennessee...... .63

elected under its new constitution—[By

on the bill for the benefit of Mrs. Margaret
No. 161-granting a pension to Paulina Mr. Rice.]

Riddle.....

.34
Jones, of Greene county, Tennessee, 128 read and printed, 263.

on the order of business... 34, 70, 266, 292
incidental remarks by...........150, 582 | Gihop, Surgeon Albert L., joint resolution (S.

on House bill to repeal the civil tenure act,
remarks on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
R. No. 31) authorizing, Lieutenant Com-

43, 44, 97, 115, 233, 234, 235, 242, 322
act..........

........238
mander Arthur A. Yates, Passed Assistant

on the motion for the appointment of a
on the deficiency bill........ ...,505, 585
Surgeon Charles H. White, and Assistant

civil service committee....

..45, 46
on the bill for the removal of disabilities
from certain persons.................

Surgeon Jerome H. Kidder, of the United on bill to strengthen the public credit, 55
542
States Navy, to accept decorations from

on the bill to reorganize the Navy......63,
on the bill in relation to Virginia, Missis-
the king of Portugal in recognition of

64, 86, 87
sippi, and Texas.............

.. 659, 660
humane services-[By Mr. Sumner.]

on the bill to authorize the landing of a
on the joint resolution relating to steam-

..104

submarine cable.......
boats......

reported and passed, 102.
... 665, 666
In House: received from the Senate, 119;

on the bill for the relief of Orlando
Freedmen's Bureau, bill (No. 146) relating

Brown......

.129
referred, 225.
to the-[By Mr. Wilson.]

on the Burlington and Missouri River rail.
referred, 102; reported and passed, 151.
Gilbert, Abijah, a Senator from Florida....187

road bill.....

.... 129
In House : received from the Senate, 169;
petitions presented by ........ .187, 345

on the bill to fix the status of judge advo-
Gold and silver, bill (S. No. 250) in relation
referred, 230; reported, 645.

cates of the Army....... ...... 175
Freedmen's hospitals, bill (S. No. 49) relating

to the coinage of-[By Mr. Sherman.]

on the bill to authorize the prepayment
referred, 439.

of interest......

.205
to-[By Mr. Wilson.]

Gold and silver bullion, bill (S. No. 17) rela-
referred, 29.

on the New Orleans, Mobile, and Chat-
tive to the refining of, at the Mint of the tanooga railroad bill...

206, 207
bill (S. No. 200) relating to-[By Mr. Wil. United States and branches – [By Mr. on the bill to amend the judicial sys.
son.]
Stewart.]

tem .......

213
referred, 263; reported and passed, 346 ; read and printed, 8; referred, 28.

personal and explanatory..

.231
passed the House, 532; enrolled, 540 ; || Gold, bill (S. No. 41) to prohibit secret sales on the resolution in regard to the pay of
approved, 586.
or purchases of, or bonds on account of Thomas W. Phipps...

.233
In. House : received from Senate, 398;

the United States, and for other pur on the currency bill, 296, 297, 298, 299, 304
read and discussed, 509; passed, 510; poses--[By Mr. Conkling.)

on the bill for the protection of soldiers
enrolled, 562.
referred, 28.

and their heirs......

.346
Frei, Anna E., bill (S. No. 176) granting a

joint resolution (S. R. No. 13) to prohibit on the Indian appropriation bill.. .....383,
pension to—[By Mr. Edmunds.]
sales of, belonging to the Treasury of

390, 421, 443, 447, 449, 450
referred, 176.

the United States-[By Mr. Morton.] on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail-
Friends, joint resolution (S. R. No. 49) direct-
referred, 32.

road bill......... ....... 441, 468, 472
ing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a

bill (S. No. 179) to prohibit secret sales of, on the resolution in regard to the mode

on account of the United States, and
patent to the Indiana yearly meeting of

of appointing officers of the Senate,

&c......
for other purposes-[By Mr. Fenton.]

.529
the Society of, for a certain tract of land
in the Shawnee reservation-[By Mr.
referred, 176.

on the deficiency bill....578, 580, 684, 585
Morton.]

Gold medal, joint resolution (S. R. No. 27) Grisham, Captain George E., bill (H. R. No.
referred, 321.

authorizing Commander Charles H. Bald' 268) for the relief of, of Tennessee.
win, United States Navy, to accept a, from

received from House, 293 ; referred, 305;
Fur-bearing animals, bill (S. No. 32) to pre-

the king of the Netherlands-[By Mr.

referred anew, 346.
rent the extermination of, in Alaska-[By

Sumner.]

Grostman, Simon, bill (S. No. 129) for the
Mr. Ferry.]
reported and passed, 85.

relief of–[By Mr. Sawyer.)
read and printed, 24; discussed, 33; In House : received from the Senate, 101 ;

referred, 63.
passed, 34.

referred, 225; leave to report asked, 715. Guardians, joint resolution (S. R. No. 34)
In House : received from the Senate, 60; joint resolution (S. R. No. 28) authorizing

authorizing the Commissioner of Indian
referred, 80; reported and recommitted, Commander W. A. Kirkland, United Affairs to appoint, or trustees for minor
587; motion to reconsider, 637; dis. States Navy, to accept a, from the

Indian children who may be entitled to
cussed, 697, 698; motion to reconsider, emperor of France-[By Mr. Sumner.] pensions or bounties under the existing
tabled, 699.
reported and passed, 85.

laws-[By Mr. Ross. ]
remarks by-

In House : received from the Senate, 101;

referred, 128; reported, 410; passed, 411.
Mr. Ferry........

33
referred, 225.

In House: received from Senate, 438 ; read
Mr. Sprague......

83
Government-see Reconstruction.

and discussed, 511; referred, 512; leave
Purniture, bill (H. R. No. 421) making avail.

Grade, resolution in relation to the, of Penn to report asked, 694.
able an appropriation heretofore made
sylvania avenue e-[By Mr. Morrill, March

H.
for, for the Presidential Mansion.

%, 1869.)
received from House and passed with amend-

reported and agreed to, 262.

Hackleman, Sarah, bill (S. No. 205) granting
ment, 718; amendment reconsidered and

Grimes, James W., a Senator from Iowa......1 an increase of pension to Emily B. Bid-
rejected, 720; enrolled, 721.
petitions presented by........41, 85, 187, 468

well, widow of Brigadier General Daniel
Fyffe, Joseph P., bill (H. R. No. 358) for the
bills introduced by-

D. Bidwell; Sallie Griffin, widow of Brig.
relief of, commander in the United States
No. 24—for the reorganization of the Navy

adier General Charles Griffin ; and to,
of the United States................

widow of Brigadier General Pleasant A.
Navy.

.20

Hackleman-[By Mr. Wilson.]
received from House, 413; referred, 439;

No. 60—legalizing the stamping of certain

referred, 291.
reported, 574; passed, 624; enrolled,

subscription papers executed

and issued

Hamilton, William T., a Senator from Mary.
630, 653.

to the Northern Central Railroad Com.

land..

..262
G.
pany ...

.32 Hamlin, Hannibal, a Senator from Maine.... 1

concurrent resolution submitted by-
Gates, Colonel William, bill (S. No. 272) to

petitions presented by.
settle the claims of the sons of the late,
rescinding the concurrent resolution

61, 85, 150, 174, 320, 409
of the United States Army-[By Mr.

passed on the 2d of March, providing bills introduced by—
Wilson.)

for the appointment of a joint Commit No. 133-to incorporate the Washington

tee on the Civil Service-[March 10, General Hospital and Asylum of the
reported, 653.

1869)..............

District of Columbia.....

... ...85

31.

... 46

......585

..625

.........

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Hamlin, Hannibal, a Senutor from Maine- | Harlan, James, a Senator from lowa-Con Howard, Jacob M., a Senator from Michi-
Continued.
tinued.

gan-Continued.
bills introduced by

remarks on the joint resolution relating to bills introduced by-
No. 192—to equalize and define the rights Osage Indian lands

....413

No. 5- to establish an ordnance commis.
of all persons who own lots in the Oak on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail.

sion and to consolidate the ordnance
Hill Cemetery, District of Columbia, 206 road bill......

.472, 473 department with the artillery ............8
No. 207-to establish a probate court in on the resolution of adjournment.. 473 No. 137–10 grant lands to the Northern
the Distriet of Columbia.. ......291 on the deficiency bill......

.532

Michigan Railroad Company in exten-
No. 214-in addition to the several acts on the bill to protect the interests of the sion of the Northern Pacific railroad...86
for establishing the temporary and per-

United States in the Union Pacific rail No. 213—establishing the right of way of
manent seat of Government of the United road......

........550

the Portage Lake and River Improve.
States, and to resume the legislative on the deficiency bill..........

ment Company, and providing for and
powers delegated to the citizens of Wash on the joint resolution for the protection making a grant of land to aid in the con-
ington and Georgetown and the levy of soldiers and their heirs........ ..621

struction of said improvement........ 291
court in the District of Columbia..... 291 on the river and harbor bill...

joint resolution introduced by-
reports inade by.......... .127, 175, 410 | Harris, John S., a Senator from Louisiana...1 No. 44-granting the right of way for the
incidental remarks by......
.2, petitions presented by...........

85, 231

construction of a railroad from a point
31, 291, 305, 410, 586, 607 bills introduced by-

at or near Portland, Oregon, to some
remarks on the election of Chaplain........ 30 No. 90-to provide for the paving of Penn. point west of the Cascade mountains, in
on bill to repeal the civil tenure act......44 sylvania avenue......

.41

the Territory of Washington........... 263
on the currency bill............... .370 No. 229-—to incorporate the National reports made by.......

.175, 320
on the resolution of adjournment......385, Union Manufacturing and Publishing incidental remarks by..

9,
474, 608 Company of Washington, District of

22, 41, 129, 347, 475, 582, 543
on the bill to facilitate the construction of

Columbia.....

........ 347 remarks on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
the custom-house at Bangor, Maine, 395 remarks on the bill for the removal of dis-

act ......... 43, 94, 115, 134, 135, 138, 327
on the joint resolution relating to appli abilities from certain persons.............542 on the resolution for the appointment of

cants for relief from disabilities......410 Heintzelman, Breret Major General S. P., a joint select Committee on Retrench-
Harbor, bill (S. No. 27) to provide for the joint resolution (S. R. No. 36) respecting

ment...

.42, 43
improvement of the river, bay, and, of the retirement of-[By Mr. Wilson.]

on the bill to strengthen the public credit,
Mobile, in the State of Alabama-[By Mr. referred, 176 ; reported, 528; passed, 621;

49, 50
Spencer.)
passed House, 679 ; enrolled, 717.

on the joint resolution to protect the inter-
read and printed, 21; referred, 28.
In House : received from Senate, 646; dis-

ests of the United States in the Union
bill (S. No. 65) granting lands to the State cussed, 708; passed, 710; enrolled, 714. Pacific railroad ........175, 475, 476, 495,
of Wisconsin to aid in the construction remarks by-

496, 497, 498, 499, 500, 501, 534, 537,
of a breakwater and, and ship-canal at

Mr. Abbott

.528

539, 540, 545, 546, 548, 550, 667,668,
the head of Sturgeon bay, in the county
Mr. Fessenden

669, 670, 671, 672, 673, 675, 676, 677
of Door, in said State, to connect the

Mr. Williams.
.528 on the order of business.

...290,
waters of Green bay and Lake Michigan,

Mr. Wilson....
.176, 621

291, 348, 349, 350, 495, 541
in said State-[By Mr. Howe.]
Hill, Joshua, Senator-elect from Georgia, cre on the currency bill..

.. 297, 298
referred, 32.

dentials of, reported .....

.102 on the resolution of adjournment, 473,608
Harbor Company, bill (S. No. 63) to incor Hines, William A., bill (S. No. 182) for the on the bill to amend the Central Pacific

porate the Island City-[By dir. Sprague.] relief of the heirs of, deceased-[By Mr. railroad act.....................529, 530,532
referred, 32.

Spencer.]

on the bill for the removal of disabilities
Harbors, (bill S. No. 77) for the preservation referred, 176.

from certain persons ...................541
of the, and navigable rivers of the United Homestead laws, bill (S. No. 243) amending on the bill for ihe relief of Blanton Dan-
States against encroachments—[By Mr. the preëmption and, so as to require the

can........

..... 544
Corbett.]

planting of trees on homestead and pre on the deficiency bill. ....577, 583
referred, 32 ; reported, 47.

emption settlements-[By Mr. Thayer.] on the bill to enforce the fourteenth
Harlan, James, a Senator from Iowa .............1 referred, 412.

amendment of the Constitution, 628,629
petitions presented by...............41, 85, 204 Homesteads, bill (S. No. 134) to aid in the con. on the joint resolution relating to steam-
bills introduced by-
struction of the International Pacific rail-

boats......

.666, 667
No. 10-granting land to the Iowa and road from Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio Grande, on El Paso Pacific railroad bill...677, 678

Missouri State Line Railroad Com to authorize the consolidation of certain || Howe, Timothy 0., a Senator from Wiscon-
pany..
.........8 railroad companies, and to provide, for the

..........1
No. 80-in relation to treaties with Indian laborers on their roads-[By Mr. Rice.] petitions presented by..

..47, 289
tribes..........
...21 referred, 85.

bills introduced by-
No. 31-to amend and consolidate the || Horses, bill (S. No. 231) to provide for the No. 65-granting lands to the State of

several acts establishing and relating to payment of, and equipage lost or destroyed Wisconsin to aid in the construction of
the Metropolitan police of the District in the military, service of the United a breakwater and harbor and ship.canal
of Columbia .....
21 States-[By Mr. Morton.]

at the head of Sturgeon bay, in the
No. 163—to provide for the erection of a referred, 395.

county of Door, in said State, to connect
market-house in the city of Washington, || Hospital, bill (S. No. 133) to incorporate the the waters of Green bay and Lake

District of Columbia ........ ......... 128 Washington General, and Asylum of the Michigan, in said State...... ..........32
No. 234-relating to acknowledgments of Distriet of Columbia-[By Mr. Hamlin.) No. 72-granting lands to the State of
deeds or other instruments of writing in referred, 85; reported and passed, 127.

Wisconsin to aid in the construction of
tbe District of Columbia ................ 412 In House: received from the Senate, 150; the Green Bay and Lake Pepin rail.
No. 235-in relation to exemplifications referred, 228.

way..

... 32
of public records .......

412 resolution calling for information with regard No. 93-legalizing certain locations of
joint resolution introduced by-

to the New Orleans marine-[By Mr. agricultural scrip therein designated, 41
No. 2—for the relief of John E. Reeside, 29 Kellogg, March 19, 1869.]

No. 249-for the settlement of claims for
concurrent resolution submitted by-
agreed to, 151.

quartermaster and commissary stores
for the appointment of a joint standing joint resolution (S. R. No. 35) donating the furnished to or taken by the United

committee to consider all propositions Lincoln, to the Columbia, for Women States within the States in rebellion
relating to the Indian tribes--[March 5, and Lying-in Asylum-[By Mr. Wilson.] during the late war........ ..........439
1869]...........
....9 referred, 176; reported, 653.

joint resolution introduced by-
reports made by ........

..320,579 || Hot Springs reservation, bill' (S. No. 95) for the No. 11-extending the time to construct
incidental remarks by...

21, sale of the, in Arkansas-[By Mr. Rice.) a railroad from the St. Croix river/or
41, 42, 47, 85, 232, 624, 718 referred, 42; referred anew, 289; reported, lake to the west end of Lake Superior
remarks on the resolution in regard to the 492.

and to Bayfield......

.32
consideration of Indian treaties............ 23 Hours of labor, joint resolution (H. R. No. 72) resolution submitted by-
on the National Junction railroad bill, regulating the, of Government laborers, setting apart Friday for the consideration
191, 192 workmen, and mechanics.

of private bills-[March 18, 1869)... 130
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure received from House, 620 ; read, 653, 679. reports made by ............... 47, 439, 501, 607
act........

236, 394 || Howard, Jacob M., a Senator from Michigan, 1 incidental remarks by........ .......31,
on the order of business. .293, 349, 350 petitions presented by, 47, 320, 345, 439, 492

41, 47, 85, 102, 127, 175, 262, 289,
on Indian appropriation bill, 320, 321, 371, bills introduced by-

320, 346, 412, 439, 468, 586, 663
387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, No. 4-more effectually to insure the remarks personal and explanatory..........27
394, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 419, faithful completion of the Union Pacific on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail-
420, 421, 422, 423, 424, 442, 443, railroad and its branches according to road bill ......

32,
444, 445, 446, 447, 448, 449, 450

law.........

..........8

440, 441, 468, 469, 470, 471, 472, 473

sin....

Howe, Timothy 0., a Senator from Wiscon-

Indian department, bill (H. R. No. 123) || Interest-Continued.

Continued.
sin-Continued.

bill (S. No. 191) to authorize the prepay.
remarks on the bill for the benefit of Mrs.
remarks by-

ment of the, of the public debt-[By
Margaret Riddle......

.....35
Mr. Grimes..

.389,

Mr. Sherman.]
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act,

390, 421, 443, 447, 449, 450 reported and passed, 205.
90, 109, 110, 111, 328, 329, 330, 331

Mr. Harlan...

320, 321, 371,

In House : received from the Senate, 228;
on the resolution for printing the journal

387, 388, 389, 390, 391, 392, 393, referred, 230; committeedischarged,390.
of Senator Maclay.......

.128
394, 413, 414, 415, 416, 417, 419,

remarks by-
on the resolation setting apart Fridays for

Mr. Tessenden

..205
420, 421, 422, 433, 424, 442, 443,

Mr. Grimes......

205
private bills........ 130, 151, 152

444, 445, 446, 417, 448, 449, 450
on the joint resolution to supply omissions

Mr. McDonald.

444, 446
Mr. Sherman...

........ 205
in the enrollment of certain acts.....189 Mr. Pomeroy, 392, 393, 394, 419,450,451

bill (S. No. 232) to refund to the States of
on the order of business..... ..264,

Mr. Ramsey ..388, 394, 415, 416, 448

Massachusetts and Maine, paid by them
265, 847, 348, 411, 653
Mr. Rice.....

...445

on advances to the United States, and
on the bill relating to the distribution of Mr. Ross... 263, 388, 393, 448, 449, 450

to provide for the defense of the north-
currency.

...... 265,
Mr. Thayer.....

.388, 450, 451 eastern frontier-[By Mr. Sumner.]
270, 272, 273, 302, 303, 365, 368

Mr. Warner..

423 reported, 410.
on the joint resolution in regard to settlers

Mr. Williams...

415, 443

Interior Department, communications from,
on Cherokee lands....... ...... 291 Mr. Yates.........420, 421, 422, 423, 424

150, 204, 231, 262, 289, 884, 475, 492, 527
on the bill for the protection of soldiers Indian lands—see Lands.

bill (S. No. 261) to reorganize the clerical
and their heirs....
346 | Indians, joint resolution (S. R. No. 6) enabling

force of thé, and for other purposes-
on the bill to provide for auditing certain actual settlers to purchase certain lands

[By Mr. Patterson.]
claims ......
..346

referred, 532.
obtained of the Cherokee-[By Mr. Pom-
on the resolution of adjournment, 384,385

joint resolution (S. R. No. 26) relating to

eroy.]
on the joint resolution relating to steam-

the-[By Mr. Pratt.]
boats ................663, 664, 665, 666, 667

referred, 29; reported, 151 ; passed, 291; referred, 63; reported and passed, 188.
motion to reconsider, 291.

In House : received from the Senate, 198;
on the bill for the publication of the Attor-
neys General opinions................. 717
remarks by-

referred, 230; leave to report asked, 644.
on the resolution in regard to the pay of

Mr. Harlan ......

291 Isthmus of Darien, joint resolution (S. R. No.
southern Senators

.720, 721
Mr. Pomeroy......

29, 291 63) authorizing the President to appoint
Hunt, Polly, bill (S. No. 260) for the relief joint resolution (S. R. No. 19) enabling

à commission to make a survey across the,
of, administratrix, and George W. Hunt, actual settlers to purchase certain lands

for a ship-railway or chip.canal-[By Mr.
administrator, of the estate of Walter

of the Great and Little Osage--[By Mr.

Wilson.)
Hunt, deceased-[By Mr. Willey. ]

Pomeroy.]

referred, 611.

J.
reported, 527.

referred, 47; reported, 151; discussed,
I.

412; passed, 413; passed House with || Jones, Paulina, bill ($. No. 161) granting a
amendments, 532; conference, 532, 611;

pension to, of Greene county, Tennes-
Importation of certain persons, bill (S. No. conference report, 658; agreed to by

see-[By Mr. Fowler.]
251) to repeal an act entitled “An act

Senate, 658; by House, 657; enrolled,

referred, 128.
to prevent the, into States where by the

677.

Jordan & McPike, bill (S. No. 59) for the
laws thereof their admission is prohib In House : received from Senate, 438; dis-

relief of-[By Mr. Nye.]
ited”—[By Mr. Sumner.]

cussed,512; passed with amendment,513;

referred, 32.
read, 468.

conference, 562, 600, 606; conference || Judge, bill ($. No. 172) to establish the office
Imports-see Appraisements.

report, 683 ; agreed to by House, 683 ;

of associate, for the eastern district of
Indian Affairs, the Committee on ...... .27

by Senate, 693; enrolled, 697.

Texas-[By Mr. Ferry.]
reports from.........

..47, 320, 410
remarks by

referred, 151.
adverse reports froin ...........................
..679

Judges advocate, bill (H. R. No. 124) to
Mr. Conkling

412
discharged from subjects...... .... 718

declare and fix the status of, of the Army.
Mr. Harlan

413
bill (S. No. 111) to establish a department

received from the House, 36; referred, 36 ;

Mr. Pomeroy.
of-[By Mr. Corbett.)

412, 413

reported and indefinitely postponed, 175 i
referred, 47.

joint resolution (S. R. No. 25) for the re motion to reconsider, 176, called up, 630;

lief of Helen Lincoln and Heloise Lin-
House concurrent resolution providing for

discussed, 662; passed with amendments,

coln, and for the withholding of moneys
the appointment of a joint special Com.

663 ; agreed to by House, 677; enrolled,
mittee on.

from tribes of, holding American cap. 678.
received from House, 66; referred, 84.

tives-[By Mr. Carpenter.]

remarks by-
Indian children, joint resolution (S. R. No. 34) | Indian treaties, resolution amending the rule
referred, 63.

Mr. Abbott. ...175, 680, 662, 663
Mr. Casserly

.....663
authorizing the Commissioner of Indian

of the Senate in regard to the considera.
Affairs to appoint guardians or trustees

Mr. Conkling.

.662, 663
tion of-[By Mr. Drake, March 5, 1869.]

Mr. Drake.......

175
for minor, who may be entitled to pensions

laid over, 9; discussed, 22; referred, 24.
or bounties under the existing laws-[By

Mr. Edmunds.

.630
Mr. Ross.]
remarks by-

Mr. Ferry......

...662
referred, 128; reported, 410; passed, 411.

Mr. Conkling

.22
Mr. Fessenden .......

662, 663
Mr. Drake......

.175
In House : received from Senate, 438; read

Mr. Grimes.......

..9, 22, 24
Mr. Edmunds.

24
and discussed, 511; referred, 512 ; leave

Mr. Pomeroy

175
Mr. Grimes.....

23
to report asked, 694.

Mr. Robertson.

662, 663
.23
Mr. Spencer..

.175
Indian department, bill (H. R. No. 123) mak-
Mr. Pomeroy.

.175
ing appropriations for the current and

Mr. Williams

..22, 23, 24
Mr. Sprague

yeas and nays on the....
contingent expenses of the, and for ful.

175, 668
Mr. Stewart....

23 Judgment records, bill (S. No. 141) to provide
filling treaty stipulations with the various
Indian tribes for the year ending the 30th

Mr. Sumner

.24 a remedy for the loss or destruction of, or
of June, 1870.
Indian tribes, concurrent resolution for the

decrees appertaining to proceedings in the
received from House and referred, 190; appointment of a joint standing commit-

United States courts-[By Mr. Carpenter. ]
amendments, 190, 217, 263, 291, 320, 321;
tee to consider all propositions relating to Judicial proceedings, bill (S. No. 210) relating

referred, 86.
reported, 232; called up, 371; discussed,

the-[By Mr. Harlan, March 5, 1869.]
387, 413, 442; passed with amendments. laid over, 9; read, 21; postponed, 30.

to, in the District of Columbia-[By Mr.

Patterson. ]
451; disagreed to by House, 581; confer, bili (S. No. 30) in relation to treaties
ence, 586, 611; conference report, 628 ; with-[By Mr. Harlan.]

referred, 291.
concurred in, 628; enrolled, 677.

read and printed, 21; referred, 28.

Judicial system, bill (S. No. 44) to amend the,

of the United States-[By Mr. Trumbull.)
remarks by
Industrial Home School, joint resolution (S. R.

referred, 29; reported, 62 ; amendment,
Mr. Cattell.
422 No. 65) donating condemned material to

151; discussed, 192, 207, 217; passed
Mr. Chandler .........

291

the, of the District of Columbia-[By Mr. House with amendment, 847; referred,
Mr. Cole.......... ...393, 394, 423, 447
Wilson.]

347; amendment, 409; reported, 439 ;
Mr. Corbett......217, 889, 390, 391, 392, referred, 412.

discussed, 574; concurred in with amend
894, 414, 415, 422, 424, 442, 443, 448 | Interest, bill (S. No. 48) to refund to the ment, 576; concurred in by House with
Mr. Fessenden........ 232, 387, 388, 389, States the, and discount on money bor amendment, 630; concurred in, 680;

390, 391, 392, 893, 413, 414, 415, rowed to equip, pay, supply, and transport enrolled, 158,
416, 417, 418, 419, 420, 421, 422, troops for the service of the United States In House; received from Senate, 253; dis-
423, 424, 442, 443, 444, 445, 446, in the recent war--[By Mr. Morton.]

cussed, 886; passed with amendments,
447, 448, 449, 450, 451, 586, 628 referred, 29.

346; explanations, 896 ; agreed to by

Mr. Harlan ..........

22

.......... 468

Judicial system, bill (S. No. 44)-Continued. Kellogg, William Pitt, a Senator from Louisi. Land grant, (bill S. No. 107) to extend to the
Senate with amendments, 599; discussed, ana-Continued.

mouth of Coluınbia river the, heretofore
646, 649; Senate amendments concurred bills introduced by-

made for a railroad in Oregon-[By Mr.
in with amendment, 650; agreed to by No. 198-in addition to an act entitled Williams. ]
Senate, 682; enrolled, 682.

“An act to relieve from legal and polit. referred, 47.
remarks by-

ical disabilities certain persons engaged Land locations, bill (S. No. 64) to legalize
Mr. Casserly............

213

in the late rebellion,'' approved July 27, certain-[By Mr. Stewart.]
Mr. Cole.

.213, 575
1868....

264

referred, 32.
Mr. Conkling.....211, 212, 213, 217, 575 No. 219-to confirm the charter of the

Land Office Report, concurrent resolution for
Mr. Drake ..

151,
New Orlears and Ship Island Canal

printing additional copies of the, for
192, 193, 207, 208, 209, 210, 215 Company, and to grant a right of way

1868--[By Mr. Anthony, April 1, 1869.]
Mr. Edmunds ... 214, 215, 216, 217, 630 to said company.....

..321

reported, 410.
Mr. Grimes

...213 joint resolutions introduced by-
Mr. Sawyer...

Lands, joint resolution (S. R. No. 6) enabling
203 No. 21---for the disposal of the public
Mr. Scott....

actual settlers to purchase certain, obtained
..575

lands in the States of Alabama, Missis.
Mr. Stewart....

of the Cherokee Indians-[By Mr. Pome.
209, 212, 213

sippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Flor.
Mr. Sumner..........

. 409, 574, 575
ida.........

roy.]

..........63
Mr. Thurman......

referred, 29; reported, 151; passed, 291 ;
.210, 211 No. 54-to distribute the number and rank

motion to reconsider, 291.
Mr. Trumbull..... 29, 192, 208, 213, 214, of Government employés among the sev.

bill (S. No 78) to relinquish the interest
215, 216, 217, 439, 574, 575, 630

eral districts and Territories ...........347
Mr. Williams

of the United States in certain, to the
.208, 212 No. 56-granting a right of way to the
Judiciary, the Committee on............ .......

27
New Orleans and Ship Island Canal

city and county of San Francisco-[By
instructions to.........

Mr. Wilson.]
Company .....

.412
reports from......

referred, 32.
61, resolutions submitted by-
62, 102, 233, 439, 468, 492, 573 in regard to a light ship at the mouth of

joint resolution (S. R. No. 8) for relief
adverse reports from .....

... 61, 62
Savannah river-[March 8, 1869) .....29

of settlers upon the absentee Shawnee,
discharged from subjects .........61, 176, 492 calling for information with regard to the

in Kansas—[ By Mr. Ross.]
Jurisdiction, joint resolution (S. R. No. 51) New Orleans marine hospital-[March

referred, 32 ; reported, 47; read, 128;
exempting all the counties of the State of

19, 1869].

151

passed, 129 ; enrolled, 540; approved,

586.
West Virginia from the operation of the for printing a report relative to guaranty.
act of Congress entitled "An act to declare

In House: received from Senate, 150;

ing the payment of certain bouds to be
the sense of an act entitled "An act to issued for repairing levees-[ March 29,

read, 229, 336; motion to take up, 408;
restrict the, of the Court of Claims, and 1869) ..........

.321

read and discussed, 508; passed, 509;
to provide for the payment of certain reports made by....

.41

enrolled, 562.
demands for quartermaster's stores and incidental remarks by ...,

..28,

joint resolution (S. R. No. 19) enabling
subsistences
supplies furnished to the Army

128, 264, 347, 395, 396, 424 actual settlers to purchase certain, of
of the United States''-[By Mr. Willey.] remarks on the New Orleans, Mobile, and

the Great and Little Osage Indians-[By
referred, 347.

Chattanooga railroad bill.............), 207

Mr. Pomeroy.)
K.
on the election of Chaplain..
30 referred, 47; reported, 151;

discussed,
Kansas, bill (S. No.52) authorizing the appoint. on the currency bill..... 269, 274, 294, 370 412 ; passed, 413; passed House with
ment of a commissioner and the settlement | Kidder, Assistant Surgeon Jerome H., joint

amendinents, 532; conference, 532, 611;
of claims of citizens of-[By Mr. Ross.]
resolution (S. R. No. 31) authorizing

conference report, 658; agreed to by
referred, 29.
Lieutenant Commander Arthur A. Yates,

Senate, 658; by House, 657; enrolled,
Kansas river, bill (S. No. 110) for the improve. Surgeon Albert L. Gihon, Passed Assist

677.
ment of the-[By Mr. Pomeroy. ]
ant Surgeon Charles H. White, and, of

In House : received from the Senate, 438;
referred, 47.
the United States Navy, to accept decora-

discussed, 512; passed with amendment,
Kellogg, William Pitt, a Senator from Louisi-

tions from the king of Portugal in recog.

513; conference, 562, 600, 606; con-
ana.......

ference report, 683; agreed to by House,
1

nition of humane services—[ By Mr. Suin.
petitions presented by, 85, 188, 232, 320, 345
ner.]

683; by Senate, 693; enrolled, 697.
bills introduced by-
reported and passed, 102.

bill (S. No. 241) to relinquish the interest
No. 22—to establish and declare the rail.

In House: received from the Senate, 119; of the United States in certain, to the
road and bridges of the New Orleans, referred, 225.

city and county of San Francisco-[By
Mobile, and Chattanooga Railroad Com. Kirkland, Commander W. A., joint resolution

Mr. Wilson.]
pany, as hereafter constructed westward (S. R. No. 28) authorizing, United States referred, 412.
from the city of New Orleans, a post

Navy, to accept a gold medal from the joint resolution (H. R. No. 73) relative to
route........
..9 emperor of France-[By Mr. Sumner.]

the Cherokee neutral, in the State of
No. 83—to define the limits of the collec. reported and passed, 85.

Kansas and the late treaties respecting
tion district of the Teche, in the State
In House : received from the Senate, 101;

the same.
of Louisiana, and for other purposes, 41
referred, 225.

received from House, 495; referred, 495 ;
No. 120—to incorporate the Southern

L.

reported adversely, 679.
Express Company.......

62 Labor, joint resolution (II. R. No. 72) regu. Laurie, Mrs. Margaret A., bill (S. No. 270) for
No. 121-to guaranty the payment of cer. lating the hours of, of Government labor. the relief of-[By Mr. Scott.]
tain bonds to be issued under the author ers, workmen, and mechanics.

reported, 607.
ity of the governments of the States of received from House, 620; read, 653, 679. Laws of the United States, Committee on the
Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi, Labuan, bill (S. No. 81) to carry into effect Revision of the.......

..... 28
for the purpose of building and repair the decree of the district court of the

Legislative, executive, and judicial expenses,
ing the levees in said States........ 62 United States for the southern district of
No. 122-confirming a charter granted by

bill (S. No. 118) to amend an act entitled
New York in the case of the British
the Legislature of Louisiana for the pur-

"An act making appropriations for the,
steamer--[By Mr. Sumner.]

of the Government for the year ending
pose of connecting the Mississippi river referred, 41; reported, 85; discussed, 153.
with Lake Borgne by means of a canal, 62

30th of June, 1870'-[By Mr. Willey. ]
remarks by-

referred, 62.
No. 123--granting the right of way to the Mr. Conkling

153
Pacific Central Transit railway and tele-

Mr. Fessenden.....

Letters-patent, bill (S. No. 153) to extend the,

153
graph from the city of New Orleans,

Mr. Stewart.....

originally granted to John Young-[By
153

Mr. Ferry.)
Louisiana, to some point on the Rio Mr. Sumner

.41, 153
Grande river, Texas, in the direction Land district, bill (S. No. 35) to create an

referred, 102.
of Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast.....62 additional, in the Territory of Dakota, to

Levees, bill (S. No. 101) to provide, to secure
No. 164-to amend an act entitled "An act be called the Pembina district-[By Mr.

the lowlands of Arkansas and Missouri
for the relief of Alexander J. Atocha," Ramsey. ]

from inundation, and to encourage the
approved February 14, 1865........ 128 referred, 28.

settlement and cultivation thereof-[By
No. 165—to provide for the construction bill (S. No. 177) creating an additional,

Mr. McDonald. ]
of a railroad and telegraph line on or in the Territory of Colorado-[By Mr. referred, 42.
near the thirty second parallel of lati. Tipton.]

bill (S. No. 121) to guaranty the payment
tude to the Pacific ocean... ... 128 referred, 176.

of certain bonds to be issued under the
No. 188-to aid in the construction of the bill (H. R. No. 134) to establish a, in authority of the governments of the
Pacific Central Transit railway and tele. Wyoming Territory.

States of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mis-
graph from the city of New Orleans, received from House, 662; read, 679.

sissippi, for the purpose of building and
Louisiana, to some point on the Rio Land districts, bill (H. R. No. 351) to change repairing the, in said States—[By Mr.
Grande river, Texas, in the direction of certain, in the State of California.

Kellogg.)
6
Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast ........190 received from House, 394 ; referred, 395.

referred, 62.

sas.........

Levees-Continued.
resolution for printing a report relative to

guarantying the payment of certain
bonds to be issued for repairing-[By

Mr. Kellogg, March 29, 1869.]
referred, 321.
resolution for printing a report on the,

of the Mississippi-[By Mr. Anthony,

April 5, 1869. ]
reported and agreed to, 527.
Library, the Committee on the.

28
instructions to ..........

128
Ligbt-houses, joint resolution (S. R. No. 20)

in relation to, on the coast of Oregon-[By

Mr. Williams. ]
read, 47; passed, 103; passed House, 232;

enrolled, 265; approved, 293.
In House : received from the Senate, 119;

passed, 225; enrolled, 281.
Lighting, heating, and ventilation, concurrent

resolution for a joint select committee on
the, of the Halls of the two Houses-[By

Mr. Nye, March 18, 1869.]
agreed to, 128.
In House: received from the Senate, 146 ;

referred, 336.
Lighting of Senate Hall, resolution in regard

10-[By Mr. Nye, March 25, 1869. ]
referred, 264.
Light ship, resolution in regard to a, at the

mouth of Savannah river-[By Mr. Kel.

logg, March 8, 1869.]
agreed to, 29.
Lincoln, Helen and Heloise, joint resolution

(S. R. No. 25) for the relief of, and for
the withholding of moneys from tribes of
Indians holding American captives—[By

Mr. Carpenter.]
referred, 63.
Lincoln. Mary, bill (S. No. 19) granting a pen.

sion to, widow of Abraham Lincoln, late
President of the United States-[By Mr.

Sumner.]
read and printed, 9; reference discussed,

29 ; referred, 29.
remarks by-
Mr. Edmunds ......

29
Mr. Sumner

29
Mr. Tipto.

29
yeas and nays on the

29
List of acts, resolution calling for a, passed at

tbe third session of the Fortieth Con.

gress-[By Mr. Sumner, March 5, 1869.]
agreed to, 8.
Loaning the public money, bill (S. No. 194)

to provide for- (By Mr. Sprague.]
read and printed, 217; read, 262; referred,

321 ; reprinted. 440.
Looney, William B., bill (S. No. 147) grant-

ing a pension to, of Alabama-[By Mr.

Spencer.]
referred, 102.
Lots and lands, bill (S. No. 262) to provide

for the sale of certain, of the sea islands
of Beaufort county, South Carolina, and

for other purposes-[By Mr. Sawyer.]
referred, 468 ; reported, 573.

M.
Maclay, William, resolution for printing the

journal of the late, Senator from Penn.
sylvania, containing the secret debates in
the Senate prior to the holding of public
sittings by that body-[By Mr. Edmunds,

March 18, 1869. ]
referred, 128.
remarks by--
Mr. Edmunds......

128
Mr. Howe.......

128
Mr. Morton..

128
Mails, (bill S. No. 145) to promote the build-

ing of steamships in the United States,
and to provide for the transportation of
the United States, between New York and
Europe by steamships built in the United

States-[By Mr. Conkling. I
referred, 102.

Mails Continued.

McDonald, Alexander, a Senator from Arkan.
bill (S. No. 171) to encourage the building of

.1
steamships in the United States and to petition presented by....

.232
provide for the transportation of the bills introduced by-
United States, to Europe by steamships No. 101-to provide levees to secure the
built in the United States-[By Mr. lowlands of Arkansas and Missouri from
Fenton.]

inundation, and to encourage the settle.
referred, 151; reported, 262.

ment and cultivation thereof............ 42
bill (8. No. 225) to authorize the Postmas No. 178-granting lands to aid in the con.
ter General to contract with certain

struction of a railroad and telegraph
parties and their successors and assigns line from the junction of the Ohio and
for the transportation of the, between Mississippi rivers, in the State of Mis-
the United States and Europe in Amer-

souri, to the boundary line between the
ican steamers-[By Mr. Anthony.]

United States and Mexico at or near
referred, 347.

Presidio del Norte; on the Rio Grande,
resolution in regard to the detention of over-

in the direction of the harbor of Altata,
land-[By Mr. Cole, April 8, 1869.]

on the Gulf of California, in the republic
agreed to, 612.

of Mexico, with a branch from some
Mail service, resolution in relation to, to point east of the ninety-eighth degree

Alaska-[By Mr. Williams, March 23, of west longitude, to the city of Law.
1869.]

rence, in the State of Kansas.........176
agreed to, 206.

joint resolution introduced by-
Mail steamship service bill, (S. No. 204) to No. 3-in relation to establishing the

authorize the establishment of ocean, boundary line between the State of
between the United States and Mex.

Arkansas and the Choctaw and Chick-
ico-[By Mr. Ramsey. ]

asaw nations ......

.......... 29
referred, 264.

remarks on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
Mail steamships, (bill S. No. 13) to provide for

act......
a line of United States, for the convey. on the Indian appropriation bill, 444, 446
ance of mails and emigrant passengers McDonald, Francis S., joint resolution (H. R.
between New York and Europe--[By Mr. No. 53) for the relief of.
Conkling.)

received froin House, 293 ; referred, 305;
read and printed, 8; referred, 28.

referred anew, 340.
Maine, bill (S. No. 232) to refund to the States McKee, Major Francis M., bill (H. R. No.

of Massachusetts and, interest paid by 267) for the relief of, of Smith county,
them on advances to the United States, Tennessee.
and to provide for the defense of the norib. received from House, 293 ; referred, 305 ;
eastern frontier--[By Mr. Sumner.]

referred anew, 346.
reported, 410.

Nears, Henry B., bill (II. R. No. 270) for the
Manufactures, the Committee on ......... ...... 27 relief of.
Manufacturing and Publisbing Company, bill received from House, 293; referred, 305;

(S. No. 229) to incorporate the National referred anew, 346.
Union, of Washington, District of Colum.

Medical Society, bill (8. No. 226) to incorpor.
bia----By Mr. Harris. ]

ate the Washington Homeopathic-[By
referred, 347.

Mr. Anthony. ]
Market Company, bill (S. No. 45) to incorpor: referred, 347.

ate the Washington-[By Mr. Ferry.]
referred, 29.

Messenger, Henry A., bill (S. No. 193) for
Market-house, bill (S. No. 163) to provide for

the relief of - [By Mr. Sprague.]
the erection of an, in the city of Washington, | Messengers, resolution in regard to the pay of

referred, 206.
District of Columbia—[By Mr. Harlan.)
referred, 128.

extra, during the recess in 1868–[By Mr.
Marquette, bill (II. R. No. 02) to discontinue

Robertson, March 19, 1869.]
Sault Ste. Marie as a port of entry in the

referred, 151; reported and indefinitely post.
Superior district and to establishi, in lieu

poned, 232.
thereof.

Metropolitan police, bill (S. No. 31) to amend
received from House, 625; referred, 653 ;

and consolidate the several acts establish-
passed, 720; enrolled, 721.

ing and relating to the, of the District of
Married women, bill (S. No. 75) regulating the

Columbia-[By Mr. Harlan.]
rights of property of, in ihe District of read and printed, 21; referred, 28; referred
Columbia-[By Mr. Trumbull.]

anew, 61.
referred, 32; reported, 62; passed, 152; || Michigan, joint resolution of the Legislature
passed House, 625; enrolled, 638.

of, respecting a railroad from Green Bay
In House: received from the Senate, 169;

to the iron district.

84
referred, 230; reported and passed, 644;

joint resolution of, relating to navigation
enrolled, 652.

between the United States and Canada, 439
Masonic Mutual Relief Association, Lill (s. | Military Affairs, the Committee on ......... ..27

No. 68) to incorporate the, of the District reports from.............41, 127, 151, 175, 205,
of Columbia-[By Mr. Vickers. ]

217, 320, 346, 410, 439, 528, 573, 653
referred, 32.

discharged from subjects...345, 346, 409, 410
Massachusetts, bill (S. No. 232) to refund to the Military and postal road, bill (S. No. 158) to
States of, and Naine interest paid by them

authorize and provide for the construction
on advances to the United States, and to

of a, from Galveston, in the State of
provide for the defense of the northeastern Texas, to Fort Gibson, in the Indian ter-
frontier-[By Mr. Sumner.]

ritory, with a branch to Little Rock, in
reported, 41).

Arkansas-[By Mr. Nye.]
Mathys, Elizabeth, bill_(S. No. 175) for the referred, 128.
relief of-[By Mr. Edmunds.)

Military post, joint resolution (S. R. No. 23)
referred, 176.

for setting apart a portion of the Fort
McCreery, Thomas C., a Senator from Ken Snelling military reservation for a perma-
tucky...

.............. 1 nent, and the settlement of all claims in
petitions presented by ..... 8, 28, 85

relation thereto-[By Mr. Ramsey.]
incidental remarks by. .28, 56, 306 referred, 63; reported, 205.
remarks on the election of Chaplain.......30 | Military reservation, joint resolution (S. R.
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, No. 12) authorizing the sale of a portion

245, 246 of the Fort Leavenworth, to the Kansas
on the joint resolution for the relief of Agricultural and Mechanical Association
Blanton Duncan

..468, 544 of Leavenworth county for fair grounds in
on the bill for the removal of disabilities the State of Kansas- [By Mr. Pomeroy.]
from certain persons.......

.642, 643 referred, 32.

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