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Banks, Nathaniel P., a Representative from Beck, James B., a Representative from Ken: Bingham, John A., a Representative from
Massachusetts—Continued.
tucky-Continued.

Ohio-Continued.
resolutions submitted by-

remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, bill introduced by-
for printing the usual edition of the Con-

165, 167, 557, 572 No. 349-extending to corporations the
stitution, Manual, Rules, and Barclay's on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis privileges and immunities guarantied
· Digest-[April 9, 1869).................711 sissippi... 254, 255, 256, 257, 259, 260, 261 by the Constitution to the citizens of the
calling for ihe correspondence in relation on the deficiency bill.....

..480,

respective States......... ........369
to the difficulties with Paragnay-[April

481, 482, 487, 489, 491 joint resolutions introduced by-
9, 1869).........

.652
on Indian policy...

.564

No. 6—for the protection of the interests
of sympathy with the people of Cuba on the bill for the reconstruction of

of the United States in the Union
[April 9, 1869)......

.712
Georgia.....

.591, 592, 594 Pacific Railroad Company............... 77
incidental remarks by...

... 125, on the bill to relieve certain persons from No. 29-for the relief of Blanton Dun.
228, 230, 384, 402, 492, 652, 711, 712 disabilities.........

........695
can.

........... 79
remarks on the joint resolution relative to Belden, D. D., a contestant from Colo No. 33—for the adjustment of the claims
consular fees....
......225 rado-see Contested Election.

of certain contractors for the construc-
on the resolution of sympathy with the || Benjamin, John F., a Representative from tion of vessels of war and their machin-
people of Cuba................ 276, 711, 712 Missouri......

2

ery ......
(See Appendix.)
petitiors presented by.. . 73, 84, 288

concurrent resolution submitted by-
on the order of business..
.371 bill introduced by-

for an adjournment sine die-[March 12,
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, 404 No. 77—relating to the operation of the 1869) ........
on the bill relating to Mexican claims, 508 pension laws.....

73

resolutions submitted by-
on the resolution in regard to the difficul. resolutions submitted by-

authorizing the Committee on the Judi.
ties in Paraguay..
....... 600 for administering the oath to Robert T.

ciary to appoint a clerk-[March 16,
on the joint resolution respecting the Van Horn and David P. Dyer as mem-

1869)..

......101
retirement of General Heintzelman, 710 bers from the State of Missouri-[March

instructing the Committee on the Pacific
Barnes, Major Lucien J., bill (H. R. No. 89) 4, 1869)...........

.........8

Railroad to investigate the circum.
for the relief of-[By Mr. Boles.]
extending time for taking testimony in the

stances attending the recent issue of
referred, 73.

Missouri contested election-Switzler vs.

United States bonds to the Central
Barnes, S. M., a contestant from Kentucky-

Dyer-[March 12, 1869]..................59

Pacific railroad-[March 29. 1869], 335
see Contested Election.
directing an inquiry as to what committees

relating to the investigation of the charges
resolution extending time in the contested-

should be authorized to employ clerks against Richard Busteed, judge of the
election case of, vs. Adams, from the and the rate of compensation to be paid United States district court of Ala-
eighth district of Kentucky-[By Mr. to each-[March 15, 1869). ............ 78 bama-[April 9, 1869]...

714
Kerr, April 9, 1869.]
authorizing the Committee on Invalid

reports made by..

125, 220
objected to, 714.
Pensions to employ a clerk-[March incidental remarks by .....

19,
Barry, Sarah, bill (H. R. No. 56) granting a

19, 1869]..........

.....164

-75, 202, 335, 336, 438, 700, 711, 714
pension to, of Tennessee-[By Mr. Butler,

incidental remarks by.

149, 288

remarks on the Louisiana election..... 37
of Tennessee.]

remarks on the organization of the House, 10 on the resolution of adjouroment ........58
referred, 72.

on tbe Missouri contested election-Switz-

on the joint resolution to protect the inter-

...59
Barton, Edward, bill (H. R. No. 164) to make

ler vs. Dyer.......

ests of the United States in the Pacific
compensation lo, James Barton, sen., and
on the Indian appropriation bill... 168, 169

Railroad Company....... 77, 78, 703, 704
John H. Barton, for damages done to their

on the bill extending the time for revising on the bill for the relief of Blanton Dan-

the statutes.......
steamer Uncle Abe by the United States

220, 221, 223

........ 79, 125,
steamer Zouave-[By Mr. Townsend.]
on the joint resolution relating to steam:

126, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 700, 701

boats..
referred, 193.

..280
on the order of business..

101,
Bashiord, A. A., a Delegate from Colorado-
Bennett, David S., a Representative from New

146, 306, 603, 701
see Contested Election.

York ..........

.....2 on the joint resolution respecting the gov.
Beaman, Fernando C., a Representative from
bills introduced by-

ernment of Virginia and Texas......145
Michigan

2

No. 158-to declare and provide for the on the bill for the publication of the
petitions presented by.

lights to be carried on_steam vessels
.101, 174, 345

opinions of the Attorneys General, 220
bills introduced by-

upon Lakes Ontario, Erie, and the on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
other northern and northwestern lakes

act........... ..... 287, 288, 310, 311,
No. 131–10 divide the State of Texas into
and navigable waters connected with

312, 313, 314, 315, 402, 403, 404, 405
tbree States .......

.. 100
the same....

....... 193 on the bill to amend the judicial sys-
No. 132—for the division of the territory No. 159—to provide for the better protec-

tem ....

..337, 338, 339, 340,
known as the State of Texas into sepa-
tion of the northern and northwestern

341, 343, 344, 345, 646, 647, 649, 650
rate Territories.....

.... 100

frontier, and to facilitate coinmerce on the deficiency bill .........
joint resolution introduced by-

and diminish the expense of exchanges on the bill to provide for taking the ninth
No.1-to supply an omission in the enroll-

between the States......
...193

.556
ment of the act making appropriations | Benton, Jacob, a Representative from New on the Indian appropriation bill..........558,
for sundry civil expenses of the Gov. Hainpshire....

... 70

568, 509, 570
ernment for the year ending June 30, incidental remarks by

.599
on Indian policy .........

...568
1870.........
........39 remarks on the bill to amend the judicial

on the bill for the reconstruction of
reports made by......

.638, 685
system

.340 Georgia........591, 602, 603, 604, 605
incidental remarks by......638, 644, 684, 696 | Biggs, Benjamin T., a Representative from

on the bill allowing certain parties to
remarks on organization of the House...7, 16 Delaware...

.2
testify .......

.... 700
on the joint resolution to supply an omis petitions presented by.....

.231

on the joint resolution respecting the
sion in an enrollment

39
bill introduced by-

retirement of Major General Heintzel
on the deficiency bill...486, 632, 638, 685
No. 6-to provide payment to the assessor

.709, 710
Beatty, John, a Representative from Ohio.... 2

of internal revenue for the district of

Bird, John T., a Representative from New
petitions presented by

174, 345
Delaware for assessing the direct tax

Jersey....

........2
reports made by............. 101, 125, 174, 319,

as levied upon the several States by act

incidental remarks by ......... ....679, 680
374, 397, 479, 550, 562, 636, 650, 652,

approved August 5, 1861...... ........ ..59 Blackman, George H., bill (II. R. No. 17) to
682, 698, 702, 710, 711, 712, 714, 715 || Bingham, John A., a Representative from

increase the pension of-[By Mr. Ward.]
Beck, James B., a Representative from Ken Ohio

.2

referred, 71.
tucky.....

.2
petitions presented by....

262, 467 Blair, Austin, a Representative from Mich-
bill introduced by-
bills introduced by-

igan.....

.2
No. 49—to create a new judicial district No. 141—for an act in addition to an act incidental remarks by.

..698, 701
in the State of Kentucky................. 72 to provide for the holding of courts of remarks on the joint resolution to supply
resolution submitted by-

the United States in case of the sick-

omissions in certain enrollments.....121
for administering the oath to Boyd Win. ness or other disability of the judges of on the bill extending the time for revising
chester and John M. Rice, Representa-
the district courts, approved July 29,

the statutes...

222
tives-elect from the State of Kentucky-

1850.

.160 on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
[March 5, 1869]. ....
...13 No. 142—to secure and protect the free-

act.....................

....318
incidental remarks by......

.694

dom of transit and commerce within the | Boats, bill (H. R. No. 321) to regulate charges
remarks on the Kentucky election, Win United States......

......... 150

upon, not used for carrying passengers
chester and Rice ..........

No. 243-to provide for the publication nor propelled by sails or steam-{By Mr.
on the joint resolution to supply omissions of the opinions of the Attorneys Gen Churchill.]
in certain enrollments ........... 116, 117

eral

referred, 335.

...484

census.

man............"

.........

...13

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ansas..

...... 40

.........

..... ...... 335

Boilers, joint resolution (H. R. No. 42) rela. Bounties, bill (H. R. No. 53) to facilitate the Bradford, Allen A., a Delegate from Colo.

tive to the use of, ou steam vessels other payment of, to colored soldiers-[By Mr. rado-Continued.
than those made of charcoal plates of Arnell.]

bills introduced by-
unwrought iron-[By Mr. O'Neill.)
referred, 72.

No. 226—to incorporate the Arkansas
referred, 193.
bill (H. R. No. 254) to equalize the, of sol.

Valley Railroad Company.............. 196
Boles, Thomas, a Representative from Ark. diers, sailors, and marines who served

No. 227--for the relief of the inbabitants
2
in the late war for the Union—[By Mr.

of the cities of Blackhawk, Central City,
bills introduced by-

Niblack.]

and Georgetown, Colorado Territory, 196
No. 87—for the relief of James M. Johnson
referred, 248.

No. 314—to confirm the title of the heirs
and Gayle H. Kyle, members.elect from
Bounty, bill (H. R. No. 5) to extend, to

of Gerracio Nolan, deceased, to certain
drafted men-
the State of Arkansas to the Thirty.

- [By Mr. Randall.]

lands in the Territory of Colorado... 335
Eighth and Thirty-Ninth Congresses, 73
referred, 59.

No. 315-setting aside certain proceeds
No. 88–for the relief of Jesse Overton,
bill (H. R. No. 125) granting to the soldiers

from internal revenue in the Territory
of Arkansas.

of the twelfth and sixteenth regiments
73

of Colorado for the erection of public
No. 89—for the relief of Major Lucien J.

of one year Indiana volunteers a, of

buildings

335
Barnes..

.73
fifty dollars—[By Mr. Holman.]

No. 894—in relation to the southern
No. 201-granting lands to aid in the con.
referred, 78.

boundary of Colorado Territory.....505
struction of a railroad and telegraph | Boutwell, George S., a Representative from

No. 395.-in relation to the fees and com-
Massachusetts....
line from the junction of the Ohio and

pensation of United States attorneys,
Mississippi rivers, in the State of Mis-
resolution submitted by-

marshals, and clerks in the Territories
souri, to ihe boundary line between the
for the appointment of a select Com.

of Colorado and New Mexico.........506
United States and Mexico, at or near

mittee on Reconstruction-[March | Bradford, James W., bil! (H. R. No. 206) to
Presidio del Norte, on the Rio Grande,

1869]

.40

incidental remarks by.
in the direction of the harbor of Altata

remove legal and political disabilities from,

of Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers.]
on the Gulf of California, in the republic

remarks on organization of the House, 4, 6

61

resignation of .
of Mexico, with a branch from some

referred, 195.
point east of the ninety eighth degree of

Bovine cattle, joint resolution (H. R. No. 404) || Brainard, Elmina, bill (A. R. No. 414) grant.
west longitude to the city of Lawrence,

to repeal an act of the Legislature of New ing a pension to, for distinguished ser:
in the State of Kansas....
Mexico imposing a capitation tax on-

vice to the sick and wounded soldiers of
.195

-[By
No. 345-granting a pension to Susan C.,
Mr. Sargent.]

the Union during the war of the rebel-
Lavinia L., Sarah Jane, and Amanda L.
read and passed, 556 ; passed Senate, 603;

lion-[By Mr. Conger.]
Mills, children of E. Mills, deceased, 396
enrolled, 636.

referred, 682.
No. 412—to secure the completion of

In Senate: received from Honse, 532; read, Brevet appointments, joint resolution (S. R.
the Washington and Lincoln monu-
640 ; passed, 587; enrolled, 620.

No. 53) relatiug to certain.
ments...

..652

Bowen, C. C., a Representative from South referred, 512.
Carolina.........

.2
joint resolutions introduced by-

Bridge, joint resolution (H. R. No. 11) author.
petitions presented by.........

.84, 288
No. 18-relative to the establishment of

izing the building of a, over the Ohio
bill introduced by-
land offices in Arkansas..................73

river at Paducah-[By Mr. Trimble.]
No. 330- for the relief of the Sisters of
No. 19-relative to certain discharged sol.

referred, 72.

our Lady of Mercy, Charleston, South
diers of the third Arkansas cavalry... 73

Carolina......

bill (H. R. No. 165) giving the consent of
No. 20—to extend the provisions of the joint resolution introduced by~

the United States to the erection of a,
act in regard to agricultural colleges to

across the Delaware river between
No. 9-granting prize money to any officer,
the State of Arkansas...

..73
seaman, marine, landsman, or other per:

Philadelphia and Camden-[By Mr.
No. 21-to extend the provisions of the son wbo served in the United States

O'Neill.)
act of July 4, 1864, limiting the juris-

Navy and was captured in the line of his referred, 193.
diction of the Court of Claims to the

duty........

joint resolution (H. R. No. 64) authorizing
loyal citizens of the State of Arkan resolution submitted by-

the building of a railroad, over the Ohio
.............73

in regard to our relations with Nova river at Paducah, Kentucky-[By Mr.
No. 37-in regard to charges of desertion

Scotia-[April 1, 1869)................. 438 Ingersoll.]
in cases of soldiers honorably dis Boyd, Sempronius H., a Representative from reported and passed, 371; passed Senate,
cbarged.

....195
Missouri.....

.2 438; enrolled, 479; approved, 599.
incidental remarks by.......

101, 652
petitions presented by.... .334, 715

In Senate: received from House, 347;
Bonds, bill (H. R. No. 155) to prohibit secret bills introduced by-

referred, 371; reported and passed, 411;
sales or purchases of gold or, on account No. 80-to amend an act entitled "An act

enrolled, 475.
of the United States, and for other pur relating to habeas corpus, and regulating remarks by-
poses-[By Mr. Kelsey.]

judicial proceedings in certain cases,

Mr. Farnsworth

371
referred, 193.

approved March 3, 1863, and an act to

Mr. Holman.

.371
resolution instructing the Committee on the amend said act, approved March 11,

Mr. Ingersoll

371
Pacific Railroad to investigate the cir.

1866......

.73
Mr. Scofield.

371
cumstances attending the recent issue No. 81-for the relief of the vidow and

Mr. Trimble

..371
of United States, to the Central Pacific heirs of John A. Stevens, deceased, of
railroad-[By Mr. Bingham, March 29, Springfield, Missouri....

1.73 | Bridges, bill (H. R. No. 188) in relation to,
1869. ]
No. 265-granting lands and the right of

across the Ohio river-[By Mr. Ingersoll.]
agreed to, 335.

way to the St. James and Little Rock referred, 194; leave to report asked, 590, 711.
resolution to exempt salt, tea, coffee, sugar,

Railroad Company ......

....306 remarks by-
matches, and tobacco from taxation, and
resolution submitted by~

Mr. Hawley......

194
to impose a tax of two and a half per
calling for a list of claims on file in the Mr. Ingersoll....

... ... 590, 711
cent. in gold on all, issued by the Gov-

quartermaster general's and commis-

bill (H. R. No. 197) to authorize the con-
ernment-[By Mr. Morgan, March 29, sary general's departments belonging to struction of certain, across the Missis.
1869.]
persons in the fourth district of Mis-

sippi and Missouri rivers, and to estab.
tabled, 335.

souri-[April 1, 1869]. ........488 lish them as post roads-[By Mr. Dyer.]
bill (II. R. No. 350) to probibit secret sales
incidental remarks by.........

referred, 195.
or purchases of gold or, on account of

remarks on the organization of the House, 7 | Brilt, Hiram, bil! (H. R. No. 180) for the
the United States-[By Mr. Davis.]
Boyden, Nathaniel, a contestant from North

relief of, of Henderson county, Tennes-
referred, 396.
Carolina-see Contested Election.

see-[By Mr. Hawkins.]
bill (H. R. No. 396) to authorize the District | Boyer, Nathan, bill (H. R. No. 415) confirm-
of Columbia and the cities therein to
ing the title of, to certain lands in the State

referred, 194.
borrow money by issuing-[By Mr.

of Michigan-[By Mr. Conger.]

Brittan bay, bill (H. R. No. 23) appropriating
Maynard.]
referred, 682.

a sum of money to remove obstructions
referred, 506.
Bradford, Allen A., a Delegate from Colo-

to the navigation of, Maryland-[By Mr.
rado

Stone.]

..8
Books-gee Documents.

petitions presented by.

...204 referred, 71.
Boundaries, bill (H. R. No. 120) to extend the, bills introduced by-

Brook, Alfred E., bill (H. R. No. 272) for the
of the State of Nevada-[By Mr. Fitch.] No. 224-creating an additional land dis. relief of, postmaster at llion, in the county
referred, 75.

trict in the Territory of Colorado....196 of Herkimer and State of New York-[By
Boundary, bill (H. R. No. 394) in relation to No. 225-granting lands and the right of Mr. Washburn, of Massachusetts.]

tbe southern, of Colorado Territory-[By way to the Denver, Pueblo, and Santa reported and passed, 309.
Mr. Bradford.)

Fé Railroad and Telegraph Com In Senate: received from the House, 298;
referred, 505.

pany ......

.....196 referred, 805.

............... 71

sas. ........

..............

...... 694

...........................

Territory.

200

to, 478.

..........

Brooks, James, a Representative from New
York.....

........2
petition presented by...

262
resolution subinitted by-
referring the credentials of Robert T. Van

Horn and David P. Dyer to the Com-

mittee of Elections-[March 4, 1869), 7
reports made by.

506
incidental remarks by ...., 100, 115, 198.

220, 225, 230, 276, 333, 376, 406, 409, 451,
467, 507, 508, 511, 512, 517, 50, 587, 590,

600, 630, 644, 052, 691, 711, 712, 713, 714
remarks on the organization of the House, 3,

4, 6, 7, 15, 18, 19
on the joint resolution to supply omissions
in certain enrollments.....

118
on El Paso Pacific railroad bill...196, 197
on recalling the resolution for an adjourn.

ment.
on the resolution for a committee on civil
service.....

228
on the joint resolution for a joint commit-
tee on disabilities..........

229
on the joint resolution relating to certain
appropriations .......

306
on the order of business, 372,517,603, 632
on the bill to amend the tax act. ..382
on printing papers relating to the census,

424, 425
on the deficiency bill........... 480, 481, 483
on the join: resolution to drop from the

rolls certain officers of the Army .....509
on the Indian appropriation bill, 556, 557
on the river and harbor bill...............599
on the bill for the reconstruction of Geor.
gia..........

.......605, 606
on bill for the reconstruction of Virginia,

Mississippi, and Texas......633, 635, 695
on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt
vs. Sheldon .......

.640
on the bill to amend the judiciary sys.
tem ......

646
on the Connecticut contested election,

680, 681
on the Pennsylvania contested election-
Myers vs. Moffet...

..691
Broome, John M., joint resolution (H. R. No.

50) for the relief of, and others, the band
of the twelfth Kentucky infantry—[By

Mr. Wilson, of Ohio.]
referred, 277.
Brown, Charles M., bill (H. R. No. 16) for the

relief of-[By Mr. Ward. ]
referred, 71.
Brown, Joseph, bill (H. R. No. 4) to refund

the internal revenue tax assessed upon a
bequest made by, deceased, for the use
of the Presbyterian church at Bardstown,

Kentucky-By Mr. Kuott.)
referred, 68; reported, 587.
Brown, Orlando, bill (S. No. 42) for relief of.
received from Senate, 146; referred, 225;

reported and passed, 307; enrolled, 374.
remarks by-
Mr. Scofield .........

307
Mr. Washburn, of Massachusetts.... 807
Buffinton, James, a Representative from Mas-
sachusetts......

2
petition presented by

..607
bill introduced by-
No. 130—to extend the laws relating to

the registry of vessels......... ....97
incidental remarks by....

........ 101
Building, bill (H. R. No. 244) to provide for

the erection of a public, in the city of St.
Louis, Missouri, for the use of the custom-
house and civil officers of the Government

of the United States—[By Mr. Wells.]
referred, 224.
joint resolution ($. R. No. 41) donating to

the public schools of Washington, Dis.
trict of Columbia, the frame, located at
the southeast corner of Twenty Second
street west and I street north, in said

city.
received from Senate, 228; referred, 230.
joint resolution (S. R. No. 62) in relation to

a site for a, for the State Departinent.
received from Senate, 644; referred, 704 ;

read, 713; passed, 714.

Buildings, joint resolution (S. R. No. 33) relat. Burr, Albert G., a Representative from Illi-
ing to Government, at Fort Totten, Dakota nois-Continued.

remarks on the South Carolina contested
received from Senate, 228; referred, 230;

election-Hoge vs. Reed......632, 633
referred anew, 396; reported and passed on the Pennsylvania contested election-
with amendment, 451; agreed to by Senate, Myers vs. Motfet......650, 651, 152, 685
480; enrolled, 491.

on the

Connecticut contested elec-
joint resolution (H. R. No. 69) relative to,

tion .......

.. 681
used for military purposes in the city of on the bill in refereuce to the Little Rock
New York-[By Mr. Logan.]

aud Fort Smith railroad ................ 702
reported and passed, 451.

Busteed, Richard, resolution rescinding orders
In Senate: received from House, 451 ; heretolore given to print tbe accounts of
referred, 451.

the Treasurer of the United States, the
resolution instructing the Committee on evidence taken before the investigating

Public Buildings and Grounds to ascer. committees in relation to the impeach-
tain the number of, now rented by the ment of, the Alaska case, and the over-
Government for the use of the various land mail case-[By Mr. Cake, April 2,
Departments in Washington-[By Mr. 1869.]
Hopkins, April 8, 1869. ]

reported, 467; discussed, 467, 477 ; agreed
reported and agreed to, 644.
Bunch, Eli, bill (H. R. No. 182) granting a pen;

remarks by-
sion to, of Tennessee-[By Mr. Arnell.]

Mr. Cake

467, 477, 478
referred, 194.

Mr. Coburn.......

.477, 478
Burchfield, Robert L. D., bill (H. R. No. 28) Mr. Ela..

.478
for the relief of-[By Mr. Jones, of North Mr. Eldridge.

478
Carolina.]

Mr. Farnsworth
referred, 71.

Mr. Garfield

.467
Burdett, Samuel S., a Representative from Mr. Peters

477, 478
Missouri.........

Mr. Wasuburn, of Massachusetts....477
resolution submitted by-

resolution for continuing the investigation
that in the contested case of Wallace vs.

of the charges against, district judge
Simpson, from the fourth district of

of the United States for the district of
South Carolina, A. S. Wallace is prima

Alabama-[By Mr. Shanks, April 5,
facie entitled to a seat as Representa:

1869.)
tive of said district-[April 5, 1869], 511 read, 506 ; agreed to, 507.
report made by .......

......511 resolution relating to the investigation of
incidental remarks by...

.......... 713

the charges against, judge of the United
remarks on the South Carolina contested States district court of Alabama-[By
election.........

.........511, 713 Mr. Bingham, April 9, 1869.]
Bureau of Statistics, bill (H. R. No. 304) to

read and withdrawn, 714.
abolish the, in the Treasury Depart. || Butler, Benjamin F., a Representative from
ment-[By Mr. Sargent. ]

Massachusetts......

2
referred, 336.

petitions presented by.... ....84, 288, 345
Burr, Albert G., a Representative from Illi-

bills introduced by-
nois........

No. 3—to repeal an act regulating the
bills introduced by-

tenure of certain civil offices......... 40
No. 75-to establish a mail route in Illi.

No. 147-to provide for the organization
nois.....

.73

of a provisional government for Missis-
No. 76-to grant a pension to Jacob Shy,

sippi.

....... 164
of Illinois

No. 259- to enforce the fourteenth amend-

73
No. 397-granting additional pension to

ment to the Constitution and the laws

of the United States, and to restore the
Minnie Hesse, of Winchester, Illi-
nois..........

State of Georgia to the republican gov..
....506

ernment elected under its new constitu-
resolutions submitted by-

tion.........

...........278
extending time for taking testimony in No. 274–for relief of Frederick Howes, 333

the contested-election case of Eggleston No. 275-to incorporate a national land
vs. Strader, froin the first district of

company for providing lands for immi-
Ohio-[March 18, 1869) ............... 139 grants and freedmen in the late slave.
for a select committee to investigate all holding States....

........ 333
charges of intimidation and armed inter-

No. 355—allowing parties in certain cases
ference with elections in the tbird and

to testify......

........406
fourth congressional districts of South No. 356- for the removal of disabilities

Carolina-(April 5, 1869] ..............517 of loyal citizens...... ......... 406
authorizing the Speaker to designate an No. 405—authorizing the submission of
additional member of the sub-Commit-

the constitutions of Virginia, Missis.
tee of Elections-[April 7, 1869)... 600 sippi, and Texas to a vote of the people,
incidental remarks by....

13,

and authorizing, the eiection of Siate
39, 75, 116, 124, 281, 556, 713 officers provided by the said constitu-
remarks on the organization of the House, 19 tions, and members of Congress.....633
on the bill to strengthen the public No. 419—allowing parties in certain cases
credit ........

.60

to testify......
on the Pennsylvania contested-election joint resolutions introduced by-

Covode vs. Foster.....140, 310, 454, 457 No. 5-conceruing vacancies in the adju.
on the amendment of the rules 164

tant general's department.....

70
on the resolution relating to ineligible No. 28—to correct an error in the enroll.
contestants.......

.197

ment of an act approved March 3, 1869,
on the bill to regulate the election of Rep. making an appropriation for the legis.
resentatives....

197, 198 lative, executive, and judicial expenses
on the New York contested election- Van

of the Government for the year ending
Wyck vs. Greene.....

...202
June 30, 1870.........

....78
on the Ohio contested election -- Eggle No. 55—authorizing the Secretary of the
ston vs. Strader

249

Treasury to collect internal revenue pow
on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt

due and uncollected by reason of false
vs. Sheldon

..406,
or fraudulent returns....

333
637, 638, 640, 641, 642, 643 concurrent resolution submitted by-
on the South Carolina contested election providing for the appointment of a joint

Wallace vs. Simpson ..............511, 517 special Committee on Indian Affairs-
on the order of business..... ...517, 641

[March 9, 1869].

38

......... 700

...........

....... 714

Butler, Benjamin F., a Representative from

Massachusetts-Continued.
resolutions submitted by-
referring the credentials of Patrick Hamill,
of the

fourth district of Maryland, to the
Committee of Elections-[March 4,
1869) ......

.5, 10
authorizing the clerk of the Committee

on Reconstruction, for the purpose of
examining papers and docketing the
same, to act when Congress is not in

session-[March 23, 1869)............. 229
for providing new committee-rooms-
[April 9, 1869].......

711
reports made by......

.229,
253, 402, 406, 591, 633, 679
incidental remarks by ........ 39, 79, 101, 230,

278, 320, 333, 345, 371, 398, 506, 507,

556, 600, 633, 680, 694, 711, 712, 714
remarks on the Maryland election-case of
Patrick Hamill.......

.5, 6, 10
on the resolution for a joint Committee on

Indian Affairs.......38, 39, 40, 56, 57, 58
on the order of business..... ....39, 306,

371, 372, 376, 398, 550, 603, 632, 696
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
act......... ..40, 284, 285, 286, 287,

288, 310, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316,

318, 319, 376, 402, 403, 404, 405, 406
on bill to strengthen the public credit, 60
on the joint resolution to correct an error
in an enrollment...

78
on the bill for the coinage of nickel-cop-

per pieces.......... 81, 82, 83, 98, 99, 100
on the joint resolution to supply omissions
in the enrollment of certain acts...116,

117, 118, 120, 121, 122, 123, 124
on the joint resolution respecting the gov.
ernment of Virginia and Texas...... 144,

145, 146
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis-
sissippi .....

..........164,
253, 254, 255, 256, 257, 259, 262, 283,

398, 402, 408, 428, 429, 434, 436, 437
(See Appendix.)
on recalling the resolution of adjourn.
ment......

........200, 201, 202
on the bill extending the time for revising
the statutes. .....

..220, 221, 222
on the joint resolution for a joint com:
mittee on disabilities....

.229
on the bill to amend the judicial sys.
tem .........

.343, 646, 647
(See Appendix.)
on the bill to relieve certain persons from
disabilities....

377
on the bill to amend the tax act.........377,

378, 379, 380, 382, 705, 706, 707, 708
on the bill allowing parties in certain

cases to testify .....406, 478, 479, 679, 680
on the deficiency bill....

...480
on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail-

road resolution ............. .513, 515
on the Indian appropriation bill........517,

556, 559, 561, 570, 571, 648, 649
on the bill to provide for taking the ninth

....550, 553, 554, 555
on the bill for the reconstruction of Geor

gia........... .....591, 592, 604, 605, 606
on the river and harbor bill................599
on the bill for the reconstruction of Vir-
ginia, Mississippi, and Texas.........633,

634, 635, 636, 699
on the joint resolution for the protection
of soldiers.........

.696
on the bill allowing certain parties to
testify...

.... 700
on the joint resolution respecting the

retirement of General Heintzelman, 710
Butler, Roderick R., a Representative from
Tennessee

.2
bills introduced by-
No. 54-for the relief of Lieutenant Wil-

liam A. Rucker, of Tennessee......... 72
No. 65-granting a pension to Elizabeth

Hockaday, of Tennessee...
No. 56 — granting a pension to Sarah

Barry, of Tennessee...
No. 57-granting a pension to Emeline
Hicks, of Tennessee................

72

Butler, Roderick R., a Representative from Canal-Continued.
Tennessee-Continued.

bill (H. R. No. 310) granting lands to aid
resolution submitted by-

in the construction of a, for navigation
referring the credentials of John B. Rod and irrigation purposes in the State of

gers, claiming a seat as Representative California-[By Mr. Johnson.]
at-large from the State of Tennessee, to referred, 335.
the Committee of Elections—[March bill (H. R. No. 368) for the improvement
16, 1869)...

.100 of the Washington-[By Mr. Hopkins.]
incidental remarks by.......... ....699 referred, 451.
remarks on the organization of the House, 18 || Cemetery, bill (H. R. No. 144) for the relief of
on the Tennessee election-case of Rod. William A. Griffith, for expenditures in
gers.........
.........18, 38, 100

fitting up a national, at Andersonville,
on the order of business

...... 100 Georgia--[By Mr. Whittemore.]
on the Pennsylvania contested-election referred, 164.

case-Covode vs. Foster......... 459, 461 bill (H. R. No. 279) to amend the charter
Byrd, William E., bill (H. R. No. 269) for the of the Oak Hill, in the District of.

relief of, of Hancock county, in the State Columbia-[By Mr. Dockery.]
of Tennessee-[By Mr. Stokes.]

referred, 333.
reported and passed, 308.

Census, select Committee on Ninth.......... 75
In Şenate : received from the House, 293 ; instructions to ...................
referred, 305; referred anew, 346.

reports from ....

.... 202, 249, 424
C.

resolution for a select committee to inquire

and report what legislation is necessary
Cabinet appointments read.......

15

to provide for taking the ninth-[By Mr.
Cable, bill (H. R. No. 12) authorizing the New Schenck, March 9, 1869.]

York, Newfoundland, and London Tele agreed to, 37.
graph Company to land its submarine, bill (H. R. No. 256) to provide for taking
upon the shores of the United States-[By ninth, and subsequent censuses—[By
Mr. Banks.]

Mr. Garfield.]
referred, 70.

reported and recommitted, 249; amend-
Cake, Henry L., a Representative from Penn-

ments, 345; reported, 491; discussed,
sylvania.....

2

550, 553; passed with new title, 556.
bill introduced by~

In Senate : received from House, 532;
No. 341—to incorporate the Government referred, 540.

Anthracite Railroad Company........ 396 remarks by-
resolutions submitted by

Mr. Allison .....

554
directing that all resolutions relating to Mr. Bingham

556
clerks of committees be referred to the Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts........550,
Committee on Accounts-[March 17,

553, 554, 555
1868).

.125
Mr. Eldridge.........

550
rescinding the orders heretofore given to Mr. Finkelnburg

.554
print the accounts of the Treasurer of

Mr. Garfield..

.249, 345, 491,
the United States, the evidence taken

492, 550, 552, 553, 554, 555, 556
before the investigating committees in Mr. Haldeman

554
relation to the impeachment of Judge Mr. Hoar

.553, 555
Busteed, the Alaska case, and the over-

Mr. Jenckes

553, 554, 555
land mail case-[April 2, 1869)......467

Mr. Knott.......

554
authorizing certain committees to employ Mr. Lawrence...

552
clerks, and fixing their pay-[April 7, Mr. Maynard

554
1869]

...605

Mr. Morrill, of Maine..
for printing Maynard's tariff bill-[April Mr. Schenck

554
9, 1869]..........

.......715

Mr. Scofield... .............553, 554, 555
allowing a clerk to such committees as Mr. Stokes....

.555
have been authorized to sit during the Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin .........553
recess, and authorizing the drawing

Mr. Wilkinson .........

.554, 555
from the contingent fund for the neces-

Mr. Woodward ........

553
sary expenses-[April 9, 1869)...... 711 yeas and nays on the........ ....553
reports made by .........

125, 711 bill (H. R. No. 277) to pay loyal citizens in
incidental remarks by...... 124, 125, 711, 715 the States lately in rebellion for ser-
remarks on the joint resolution authorizing vices in taking the United States, of

the removal of the public stables.....139 1860—[By Mr. Dockery.]
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure referred, 333.
act..............

......... 396

resolution giving powers to the Committee
on the resolution rescinding the orders to on Ninth-{By Mr. Jenckes, April 9,

print certain papers.........467, 477, 478 1869.]
on the joint resolution respecting the agreed to, 714.

retirement of General Heintzelman, 709 || Certification of checks, bill (H. R. No. 160)
Calkin, Hervey C., a Representative from to repeal an act entitled "An act in refer-

New York........ ..............................2 ence to the, by national banks '-[By Mr.
bill introduced by-

Wood.]
No. 162—to remove obstructions from referred, 193.

the East river in the harbor of New | Cessna, John, a Representative from Pennsyl.
York ..........
...............193 vania....

2
Cameron, Charles S., a contestant from Arkan. petitions presented by.

204
sas-see Contested Election.

bills introduced by-
resolution extending the time in the Ark No. 166-granting a pension to Elizabeth
contested-election case of, vs.

Marshall.
Roots-[By Mr. Kerr, March 24, 1869.] No. 167—for the relief of Israel Yount, 194
referred, 249.

resolutions submitted by-
Canal-see Ship-Canal.

in regard to the prima facie right to the
bill (H. R. No. 103) granting public lands seat from the twenty-first district of

and the right of way through the same Pennsylvania--case of Covode vs. Fos.
to aid in the construction of a, in the ter--[March 26, 1869]....... ..309

State of California-[By Mr. Sargent.] that S. L. Hoge is prima facie entitled to
referred, 74.

a seat as Representative from the third
bill (H. R. No. 307) granting lands to aid district of South Carolina, subject to the
in the construction of a, or canals for

future action of the House as to the
irrigating purposes in the State of Cali. merits of the case-[April 2, 1869], 452
'fornia-(By Mr. Axtell.)

reports made by .......... . 202, 309, 452
referred, 335.

incidental remarks by

.439, 715

...554

census.

ansas

... 194

72

72

...............508

........508

sas......

same-

Cessna, John, a Representative from Pennsyl Cities and towns, bill (H. R. No. 127) for the , Claims---Continued.
vania--Continued.

relief of the inhabitants of, in the Terri. joint resolution (H. R. No. 33) for the adjust-
remarks on the New York contested elec tories of New Mexico, Arizona, and

ment of the, of certain contractors for
tion—Van Wyck vs. Greene........... 202 Utah--[By Mr. Hooper, of Utah.]

the construction of vessels of war and
on the Pennsylvania contested election referred, 83.

their machinery-[By Mr. Bingham.]
Covode vs. Foster...... ..... 309, 438, Civil expenses, joint resolution (II. R. No. 1) referred, 194.

439, 452, 453, 454, 456, 464, 465, 466 to supply an omission in the enrollment bill (S. No. 195) to carry into effect the con-
on the order of business, 372, 437, 631, 632 of the act making appropriations for sun-

vention of July 4, 1868, between the
on the bill for the reconstruction of Mis. dry, of the Government for the year end.

United States and biexico for the
sissippi ......
.398 ing June 30, 1870–[By Mr. Beaman.]

adjustment of.
on the South Carolina contested elec read and passed, 59; passed Senate, 59;

received from Senate, 309; passed, 508;
tion-Hoge vs. Reed, 452, 631, 632, 633 enrolled, 125 ; approved, 253.

enrolled, 562.
on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt In Senate : received from the House, 41; remarks by-
vs. Sheldon ......
.........611, 642 passed, 47; enrolled, 103.

Mr. Allison ....
Chaplain of the House, election of........ 19, 36 Civil offices, bill (H. R. No. 3) to repeal an

Mr. Banks...................

....508
• oath of office administered to ............... 115 act regulating the tenure of certain-[By

Mr. Holman...
Charges, bill (H. R. No. 321) to regulate, upon Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts. ]

Mr. Schenck.

.........508
boats not used for carrying passengers read and passed, 40; passed Senate with resolution authorizing the Comunittee of, to
nor propelled by sails or steam-[By Mr. amendment, 277; discussed, 284; referred, send for persons and papers—[By Mr.
Churchill.]

288; motion to reconsider, 288; discussed, Washburn, of Massachusetts, March 30,
referred, 335.
310; Senate amendment non-concurred

1869.]
Charter, bill (S. No. 185) to continue in force in, 319; conference, 371, 376; explana: agreed to, 376.

an act entitled "An act to extend the, of tions, 396 ; conference report, 402; dis resolution calling for a list of, on file in the
Washington city," &c.

cussed, 402; agreed to by House, 406; by quartermaster general's and commis.
received from the Senate, 209; passed, 508; Senate. 408; enrolled, 425; approved, 510. sary general's departments belonging to
enrolled, 562.
In Senate : received from House, 41; dis-

persons in the fourth district of Mis-
Chattanooga rolling-mill property, joint reso. cussed, 43; referred, 45; reported, 62; souri-[By Mr. Boyd, April 1, 1869.]

lution (S. R. No. 17) authorizing the sale discussed, 87, 104, 130, 153, 177; recom agreed to, 438.
of the, at Chattanooga, Tennessee, to the mitted, 205; amendment, 217; reported, Clark, Alinzer, bill (H. R. No. 336) for the
Southwestern Iron Company,

233; discussed, 233; passed with amend. relief of-[By Mr. Jenckes.]
received from Senate, 150; referred, 230. ments and with new tiile, 248; disagreed reported, 374 ; passed, 375.
Checks, bill (H. R. No. 160) to repeal an act to by House, 322 ; discussed, 322; con In Senate : received from the House, 347;

entitled "An act in reference to the certi. ference, 333, 347 ; conference report, 394 ; referred, 371.
fication of, by national banks''-[By Mr. agreed to by Senate, 395; by House, 394. Clarke, Sidney, a Representative from Kan.
Wood.]

Civil service, bill (H. R. No. 420) to regu-
referred, 193.
late the, of the United States--[By Mr. petitions presented by .........

335, 409
Cherokee neutral lands, joint resolution (H. Jenckes.]

bills introduced by-
R. No. 13) relative to the, in the State of discussed in Committee of the Whole by Mr. No. 112—to authorize a settlement of the
Kansas and the late treaty respecting the Jenckes, 517; printed, 523; referred, 711.

claims of the State of Kansas for ser-
- [By Mr. Julian.]
Civil Service of the Government, select Com-

vices of the troops called out by the
referred, 72.

mittee on the Reorganization of the .....75, Governor of that State upon the requisi-
joint resolution (H. R. No. 73) relative to

248, 319 tion of Major General Curtis to repel the
the, in the State of Kansas and the late resolution continuing the select Committee invasion of General Price...........
treaties respecting the same--[By Mr. on the Reorganization of the-[By Mr. No. 113-for the relief of certain preëmp-
Julian. ]
Dawes, March 24, 1869.]

tion and homestead settlers along the
reported and passed, 506.
agreed to, 248.

original route of the Union Pacific rail-
In Senate : received from the House, 495; Senate concurrent resolution rescinding the way, eastern division .......

referred, 495; reported adversely, 679. concurrent resolution passed on the 2d No. 114-to extend the preëmption and
Cherokee strip, joint resolution (H. R. No. 47) of March providing for the appointment homestead laws of the United States
to enable actual settlers on certain lands

of a joint Committee on the.

over certain lands........ ............74
within the State of Kansas, known as the, received from Senate, 80 ; non-concurred No. 115--authorizing the appointment of
to purchase said lands-[By Mr. Clarke.] in, 228; motion to reconsider, 248.

a commission and the settlement of
referred, 248.
remarks by-

claims of tbe citizens of Kansas.......74
Chief of staff, bill (H. R. No. 237) to abol.

Mr. Brooks........

.228 No. 116—for the relief of William D. Mat.
ish the office of, to the General of the

Mr. Cobb, of Wisconsin..

228
thews

.74
Army-[By Mr. Logan. ]

228, 248 No. 218-in relation to treaties with indian
reported and passed, 198; passed Senate,

Mr. Paine.......

228
tribes.......

195
315; enrolled, 374.

Claim, joint resolution (H. R. No.63) releasing No. 255—for the relief of Sale O-path-o-
In Senate : received from the House and the, of the United States against the city la-ho-la and her family, heirs of the late
referred, 206 ; reported, 217; passed, 305; of St. Louis-[By Mr. Finkelnburg.]

0-path-o-la-ho-la.......... ......218
enrolled, 350.
referred, 334.

joint resolutions introduced by-
Chinese, resolution in regard to, and Mongolian || Claims, the Committee on .....

..75 No. 23—for the relief of settlers upon the
voters-[By Mr. Johnson, March 22,1869.] reports from..... 248, 307, 308, 309, 491, 644 absentee Shawnee lands in Kansas... 74
objected to, 202.

adverse reports from ......

.... 307, 309 No. 24-enabling bona fide settlers to pur.
Churchill, John C., a Representative from bill (H. R. No. 32) to repeal an act entitled chase certain lands obtained of the Great
New York......

"An act to restrict the jurisdiction of and Little Osage tribe of Indians ...... 74
bills introduced by-

the Court of, and to provide for the No. 25--for the relief of Helen Lincoln
No. 321-to regulate charges upon boats payment of certain demands for quar: and Heloise Lincoln, and for the with.
not used for carrying passengers nor

termaster's and subsistence supplies holding of money from tribes of Indians
propelled by sails or steam..

..335

furnished to the Army of the United holding American captives.............. 74
No. 322-to regulate the duties on lamber

States," approved July 4, 1864, and to No. 26-authorizing the Commissioner of
and timber..

....335

extend the statute of limitations in Indian Affairs to appoint guardians or
No. 323—making an appropriation for certain cases -[By Mr. Heaton.]

trustees for minor Indian children who
the improvement of the harbor of Port referred, 71.

may be entitled to pensions or bounty
Ontario, New York..
. 335 bill (H. R. No. 51) for the better establish under existing laws......

.......... 74
resolution submitted by-

inent of certain-[By Mr. Maynard.] No.47—to enable actual settlers on certain
directing Clerk of the House to pay from referred, 72.

lands within the State of Kapsas, kuown
the contingent fund of the House to J. bill (H. R. No. 112) to authorize a settle as the Cherokee strip, to purchase said
W. Clift, Nelson Tift, Williain P. Ed.
ment of the, of the State of Kansas for

lands ......

........ 248
wards, Samuel F. Gove, C. H. Prince, services of the troops called out by the resolution submitted by-
and P. M. B. Young, claimants to seats

Governor of that Siate upon the requi authorizing the Committee on Indian
in this House from the State of Georgia,

sition of Major General Curtis to repel Affairs to employ a clerk-[March 23,
a sum to each equal to two months' the invasion of General Price--[By Mr. 1869)...

229
pay of members of Congress-[April 9, Clarke.]

incidental remarks by... ...336, 398, 406, 694
1869]

.712
referred, 74.

remarks on the Indian appropriatiou bill,
report made by.
........................ 712
bill (H. R. No. 115) authorizing the appoint-

169, 170, 171, 558, 559,
incidental remarks by..

439
ment of a commission and the settlement

561, 571, 572, 648, 649
remarks on the bill to define felonies......59 of, of the citizens of Kansas-[By Mr. on the joint resolution relating to the
on the Pennsylvania contested election-

Clarke.]

Burlington and Missouri River rail-
Covode vs. Foster, 453, 454, 455, 456,460 referred, 74; referred anew, 396.

road.

225, 226, 227

........74

Mr. Dawes .........

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