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S. No. 166

S. No. 184For the relief of Isabella C. Youngs, wife of Theophilus Youngs.— For the protection of settlers within the Fort Ridgley military [By Mr. Willey.)

reservation, Minnesota.—[By Mr. Ramsey.] Reported and passed, 151 ; passed House, 347; enrolled, 384; Referred, 190. approved, 413.

S. No. 1854 In House : Received from Senate, 169; referred, 230; reported,

To continue in force an act entitled "An act to extend the charter 373; passed, 374; enrolled, 397.

of Washington city," &c.-[By Mr. Patterson.] S. No. 1674

Referred, 190; reported and passed, 289; passed House, 495; Amendatory of an act to protect the rights of actual settlers upon

enrolled, 540; approved, 586. the public lands of the United States, approved July 27, In House : Received from Senate, 309; passed, 508; enrolled, 562. 1868.-[By Mr. Casserly. ]

S. No. 186– Reported, 151; motion to take up, 321.

Granting the right of way and alternate sections of land to aid in S. No. 168–

the construction of a canal for irrigation and navigation in the Granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad from Lincoln,

State of California.—[By Mr. Cole.)
in the State of Nebraska, to Denver, Colorado Territory.-[By Referred, 190.
Mr. Tipton.]

S. No. 187-
Referred, 151.

To facilitate the business and to provide for the more perfect S. No. 109

preservation of the records of the courts of the United To regulate the construction of bridges over the Mississippi and

States.-[By Mr. Osborn.]
Missouri rivers.-[By Mr. Drake.]

Referred, 190.
Referred, 151.

S. No. 1884 S. No. 170

To aid in the construction of the Pacific Central Transit railway For the relief of William Henry Otis.-[By Mr. Pratt.]

and telegraph from the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, to Referred, 151.

some point on the Rio Grande river, Texas, in the direction S. No. 171

of Mazatlan, on the Pacific coast-[By Mr. Kellogg. ] To encourage the building of steamships in the United States and

Referred, 190.
to provide for the transportation of the United States mails to S. No. 189—
Europe by steamships built in the United States.-[By Mr. To amend the several acts of Congress relating to naturaliza-
Fenton.]

tion.-- [ By Mr. Sumner.] Referred, 151; reported, 262.

Referred, 190. S. No. 172

S. No. 190To establish the office of associate judge for the eastern district of To amend an act entitled "An act to provide a national currency Texas.-[By Mr. Ferry.]

secured by a pledge of United States bonds, and to provide Referred, 151.

for the circulation and redemption thereof,'' approved June S. No. 1734

3, 1861, by extending certain penalties to accessories.- [By

Mr. Morrill.] Granting lands to the States of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota to aid in the construction of certain railroads.—[ By Mr.

Reported and passed, 205; passed House, 413; enrolled, 413; Ramsey.]

approved, 532. Referred, 151.

In House: Received from Senate, 228; referred, 230; reported

and passed, 409; enrolled, 437. S. No. 174–

S. No. 1914
Granting relief to Lois Clark.-[By Mr. Edmunds.]
Referred, 176.

To authorize the prepayment of the interest of the public

debt. - [By Mr. Sherman.] S. No. 1754

Reported and passed, 205, For the relief of Elizabeth Mathys.-[By Mr. Edmunds.]

In House : Received from Senate, 228; referred, 230; committee Referred, 176.

discharged, 396. S. No. 176

S. No. 192Granting a pension to Anna E. Frei.-[By Mr. Edmunds.]

To equalize and define the rights of all persons who own lots in the Referred, 176.

Oak Hill cemetery, District of Columbia. - [By Mr. Hamlin.] S. No. 177

Referred, 206. Creating an additional land district in the Territory of Colo

S. No. 193– rado.-[By Mr. Tipton.]

For the relief of Henry A. Messenger.—[By Mr. Sprague. ] Referred, 176.

Referred, 206. S. No. 1784

S. No. 194— Granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad and tele.

To provide for loaning the public money.-[By Mr. Sprague.] graph line from the junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, in the State of Missouri, to the boundary line between

Read and printed, 217; read, 262; referred, 521; reprinted, 440. the United States and Mexico at or near Presidio del Norte, S. No. 195-on the Rio Grande, in the direction of the harbor of Altata, To carry into effect the convention of July 4, 1868, between the on the Gulf of California, in the republic of Mexico, with a

United States and Mexico for the adjustment of claims.– [By branch from some point east of the ninety-eighth degree of

Mr. Sumner.] west longitude, to the city of Lawrence, in the State of Reported, 232 ; passed, 292; passed House, 495; enrolled, 540; Kansas. -[By Mr. McDonald.]

approved, 586. Referred, 176.

In House: Received from Senate, 309; passed, 508; enrolled, 562. S. No. 179—

S. No. 196To prohibit secret sales or purchases of gold on account of the To provide for the location and erection of a building suitable for United States, and for other purposes.-[By Mr. Fenton.]

the post office, the United States court, and other Govern. Referred, 176.

ment offices in the city of Leavenworth, Kansas.--[By Mr. S. No. 180–

Pomeroy.] For the relief of Johanna Carroll. —[By Mr. Fenton.]

Referred, 263. Referred, 176.

S. No. 197— S. No. 1814

To enforce the fourteenth amendment to the Constitution and the Relating to the Union Pacific Railway Company, southern

laws of the United States, and to restore to the State of branch.-[By Mr. Pomeroy.]

Georgia the republican government elected under its new Referred, 176.

constitution.- [ By Mr. Rice. ] S. No. 182

Read and printed, 263.
For the relief of the heirs of William A. Hines, deceased.-[By | S. No. 198—
Mr. Spencer. ]

In addition to an act entitled "An act to relieve from legal and Referred, 176.

political disabilities certain persons engaged in the late rebelS. No. 183

lion," approved July 27, 1868.-[By Mr. Kellogg.] To authorize subscriptions by the corporate authorities of the Read and passed, 264; passed House, 350; enrolled, 384 ; cities of Washington and Georgetown to the capital stock of

approved, 413. certain railroad companies.-[By Mr. Willey. ]

In House : Received from Senate, 284 ; called up, 376; passed, Referred, 176.

377; enrolled, 397.

S. No. 199–
For the relief of the heirs of General William Gates.—[By Mr.

Wilson.]

Referred, 263.
S. No. 2004

Relating to freedmen's hospitals.-[By Mr. Wilson.)
Referred, 263 ; reported and passed, 346; passed House, 532;

enrolled, 540; approved, 586.
In House : Received from Senate, 398; read and discussed, 509;

passed, 510; enrolled, 562. S. No. 2014 To authorize the payment of moneys due J. E. Clarke and John

T. Peabody. - [By Mr. Wilson.]

Referred, 263. S. No. 202To provide for retrenchment and greater efficiency in the diplo

matic and consular service of the United States.--[By Mr.

Patterson.]

Referred, 263. S. No. 203Granting lands to the Santa Barbara branch of the Southern

Pacific railroad, of California. - [By Mr. Cole.]

Referred, 263. S. No. 204To authorize the establishment of ocean mail steamship service

between the United States and Mexico.-[By Mr. Ramsey.]

Referred, 264. S. No. 205– Granting an increase of pension to Emily B. Bidwell, widow of

Brigadier General Daniel D. Bidwell; Sallie Griffin, widow of General Charles Griffin ; and to Sarah Hackleman, widow of Brigadier General Pleasant A. Hackleman.-[By Mr.

Wilson.]

Referred, 291. S. No. 206– To detach the port of St. Paul from the collection district

of Minnesota and to annex it to the collection district of

Louisiana.—[By Mr. Chandler.].

Referred, 291. S. No. 207— To establish a probate court in the District of Columbia. -- [By

Mr. Hamlin. ]

Referred, 291. S. No. 208– Amending an act entitled “ An act setting aside certain proceeds

from internal revenue for the erection of penitentiaries in the Territories of Nebraska, Washington, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Arizona,' and Dakota,''. approved January 22,

1867.-[By Mr. Nye.]

Referred, 291. S. No. 2094 To insure the completion of the Washington monument.-[By Mr.

Nye.]

Referred, 291. S. No. 210 Relating to judicial proceedings in the District of Columbia. —[By

Mr. Patterson. )

Referred, 291.
S. No. 211–
For the relief of James C. Taylor, of Montgomery county,

Virginia.-[By Mr. Willey.]
Read and passed, 292.

In House : Received from Senate, 309; referred, 508.
S. No. 212-
To relieve certain persons therein named from the legal and

political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth amendment of

The Constitution of the United States.-[By Mr. Abbott.]

Referred, 291. S. No. 213— Establishing the right of way of the Portage Lake and River

Improvement Company, and providing for and making a grant of land to aid in the construction of said improve. ment.--[By Mr. Howard.]

Referred, 291. S. No. 214– In addition to the several acts for establishing the temporary and

permanent seat of Government of the United States, and to resume the legislative powers delegated to the cities of Washington and Georgetown and the levy court in the District of

Columbia.—[By Mr. Hamlin.]

Reterred, 291,
S. No. 215-
To amend the usury laws of the District of Columbia.—[By Mr.

Vickers.)
Reported, 320.

S. No. 216–
To establish the office of Solicitor and Naval Judge Advocate

General. - [By Mr. Drake.]

Referred, 321; reported, 410. S. No. 217– For the relief of James A. Waymire, of Oregon, second lieutenant

first United States cavalry. - [By Mr. Williams. ]

Referred, 321; referred anew, 410. S. No. 218– Prescribing an oath of office to be taken by persons who partici

pated in the late rebellion, but who are not disqualified from holding office by the fourteenth amendment to the Constitu

tion of the United States.—[By Mr. Sawyer.]

Referred, 321 ; reported, 492. S. No. 219To confirm the charter of the New Orleans and Ship Island Canal

Company, and to grant a right of way to said company.-[By

Mr. Kellogg.]

Referred, 321. S. No. 220To remove the political disabilities of Alexander Rives, of

Virginia.-[By Mr. Wilson.]

Referred, 321. S. No. 221For the relief of the sureties of Israel T. Canby, late receiver of

public moneys at Crawfordsville, Indiana. -[By Mr. Pratt.]

Referred, 321 ; reported, 409. S. No. 222To relieve John Watts, of the State of Mississippi, from legal and

political disability.-[By Mr. Pool.]

Referred, 321. S. No. 2234 To relieve certain persons therein named from the legal and

political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth amendment of

the Constitution of the United States.—[By Mr. Pool.]

Referred, 321. S. No. 224 To provide for the auditing and adjudicating, and payment of

certain claims of loyal citizens of the United States. -[By

Mr. Rice.]

Referred, 346. S. No. 225To authorize the Postmaster General to contract with certain

parties and their successors and assigns for the transportation of the mails between the United States and Europe in American

steamers.-[By Mr. Anthony.]

Referred, 347. S. No. 226– Toincorporate the Washington Homeopathic Medical Society. [By

Mr. Anthony.]

Referred, 347. S. No. 227– To incorporate the Columbia Railway Company of the District of

Columbia.-[By Mr. Patterson.]

Referred, 347. S. No. 228Granting land to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph

line from the Central Pacific railroad, in Nevada, to the

Colorado river.-[By Mr. Cole.]

Referred, 347. S. No. 229– To incorporate the National Union Manufacturing and Publishing

Company of Washington, District of Columbia.-[By Mr.

Harris. ]

Referred, 347. S. No. 230—

For the relief of David Brader.-[By Mr. Morton.]

Referred, 395. S. No. 231— To provide for the payment of horses and equipage lost or destroyed

in the military service of the United States. - [By Mr. Morton.]

Referred, 395. S. No. 2324 To refund to the States of Massachusetts and Maine interest paid

by them on advances to the United States, and to provide for

the defense of the northeastern frontier. -[By Mr. Sumner.]

Reported, 410. S. No. 2334

For the relief of Samuel Pierce.-[By Mr. Conkling.)

Referred, 412. S. No. 234Relating to acknowledgments of deeds or other instruments of

writing in the District of Columbia.—[By Mr. Harlan.] Referred, 412.

S. No. 233

S. No. 252In relation to exemplifications of public records.--[By Mr. To provide for the sale of certain lots and lands of the sea Harlan.]

islands of Beaufort county, South Carolina, and for other Referred, 412.

purposes.-[By Mr. Sawyer. ] S. No. 236

Rieferred, 468; reported, 573.
To extend the time for the Little Rock and Fort Smith Railroad

S. No. 253—
Company to complete the first section of twenty miles of said

To create St. Louis, in the State of Missouri, and Cincinnati, ia road.- [By Mr. Rice.]

the State of Ohio, ports of entry, and to regulate the Referred, 412; reported, 439; passed, 532; passed House with amendment, 678; concurred in 679; enrolled, 716.

appraisement and inspection of imports in certain cases.—[By

Mr. Schurz.] In House : Received froin Senate, 557 ; discussed, 701, 702 ; passed with amendments, 703; agreed to by Senate, 711;

Referred, 492. enrolled, 712.

S. No. 2544 S. No. 237

To prevent the courts of the United States from enforcing For the encouragement of yachting, improvement in naval archi

contracts concerning slaves.-[By Mr. Sumner.] tecture, cultivation of naval science, and amnendatory of the

Referred, 492. act authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to license S. No. 255yachts.-[By Mr. Fenton.)

Supplementary to an act entitled “An act for the relief of certain Referred, 412; reported, 607.

companies of scouts and guides organized in Alabama," S. No. 238

approved March 3, 1869.– [By Mr. Wilson.] Granting lands and the right of way to the Denver Central and Referred, 492. Georgetown Railway Company.-[By Mr. Tipton.]

S. No. 256 Referred, 412.

In relation to bridges across the Ohio river.-[By Mr. Morton.] S. No. 239—

Referred, 492; amendment, 011. Granting the right of way and aid in public lands to the Denver, || S. No. 2574

South Park, and Rio Grande Railway and Telegraph Com To reorganize the Department of State, and to reduce the expenses pany.--[By Mr. Tipton.)

thereof.-[By Mr. Fessenden.) Referred, 412.

Reserred, 492. S. No, 240

S. No. 2584 Granting lands to aid in the construction of a railroad from To reorganize the Treasury Department, and fix the pay of its Brownsville, Nebraska, to intersect the Union Pacific rail.

officers.--[By Mr. l'essenden.] road.-[By Mr. Tipton.]

Referred, 492. Referred, 412.

S. No. 2598. No. 241

To removo political disabilities from certain persons.-[By Mr. To relinquish the interest of the United States in certain lands to

Robertson.] the city and county of San Francisco.-[By Mr. Wilson.]

Reported, 504; discussed, 540; passed, 544. Referred, 412.

In House: Received from Senate, 590; called up, 704; S. No. 242

referred, 708. For the relief of Elizabeth Odell, Mary Woodbury, and others, || S. No. 260—

ball-breed women of the Sioux tribe of Indians.-[By Mr. For the relief of Polly Hunt, administratrix, and George Ramsey. ]

W. Hunt, administrator of the estate of Walter Hunt, Referred, 412.

deceased. - [By Mr. Willey. ] 8. No. 243

Reported, 527. Amending the preemption and homestead laws so as to require S. No. 261–

the planting of trees on homestead and preömption settle To reorganize the clerical force of the Department of the Interior, ments. --[ By Mr. Thayer. ]

and for other purposes.—[By Mr. Patterson.] Referred, 412.

Referred, 532. S. No. 244

S. No. 262For the removal of disabilities from the persons therein

To provide for the removal of political disabilities.—[By Mr. named.--[By Mr. Sumner.]

Robertson.) Referred, 412.

Referred, 532. 8. No. 245

S. No. 203To secure the completion of the Washington and Lincoln mona To establish certain post roads in the State of Alabama.-[By ments.-[By Mr. Osborn.]

Mr. Warner.] Referred, 412

Referred, 532. S. No. 246

S. No. 264– To relieve certain persons of all political disabilities imposed by

To execute the provisions of a certain treaty between the United the fourteenth article of the amendments to the Constitution

States and his Majesty the emperor of all the Russias, conof the United States.—[By Mr. Spencer. ]

cluded on the 27th day of January, A. D. 1868.-[By Mr. Referred, 412.

Trumbull.]
S. No. 247-

Reported, 573.
Relative to the military reservation at Fort Dalles, in Oregon.—[By | S. No. 265-
Nr. Williams. ]

To prevent the counterfeiting of foreign trade-marks protected by Referred, 412.

treaty stipulations.--[By Mr. Sumner.) S. No. 248

Reported, 573. Relating to copies of drawings in the Patent Office, and for other | S. No. 266– purposes. - [By Mr. Willey.]

To authorize officers of the Executive Departments to administer Referred, 412.

Oaths in certain cases.—[By Mr. Edmunds.] S. No. 249–

Reported, 673.
For the settlement of claims for quartermaster and commissary | S. No. 267

stores furnished to or taken by the United States within the
States in rebellion during the late war.-[By Mr. Hove.]

Granting public lands in the States of Alabama, Mississippi, and

Tennessee to the Selma and Memphis Railroad Company to Reported, 439.

aid in the construction of a railroad to be built from Selma, S. No. 250—

Alabama, to Memphis, Tennessee.-[By Mr. Spencer.] In relation to the coinage of gold and silver.-[By Mr. Sherman.) Referred, 586. Referred, 139.

S. No. 268– 8. No. 261

Granting lands in the States of Alabama and Mississippi to the To repeal an act entitled "An act to prevent the importation of

Decatur and Aberdeen Railroad Company to aid in the con. certain persons into States where by the laws thereof their

struction of a railroad to be built from Decatur, Alabama, to admission is prohibited."-[By Mr. Sumner.]

Aberdeen, Mississippi.-[By Mr. Spencer.] Read, 468.

Referred, 587.

S. No. 269–
Grapting lands to certain railroads in Alabama.-[By Mr. Spencer.]

Referred, 587.
S. No. 270—

For the relief of Mrs. Margaret A. Laurie.-[By Mr. Scott.]

Reported, 607.
S. No. 271–

To punish contemptof courts in certain cases.—[By Mr. Carpenter.]
Referred, 611.

S. No. 272-
To settle the claims of the sons of the late Colonel William Gates,

of the United States Army.-[By Mr. Wilson.]

Reported, 653. S. No. 273–

For the relief of Rollin White.-[By Mr. Carpenter.]

Reported, 667; passed, 667 ; passed House, 721.
In House : Received from Senate, 696 ; called up, 711 ; passed.

714 ; enrolled, 715.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

S. R. No. 14
For the removal of political disabilities.-[By Mr. Ferry.]

Read and printed, 9; amendment, 24 ; referred, 28.
S. R. No. 2–

For the relief of John E. Reeside.-[By Mr. Harlan.)

Referred, 29; reported, 439; discussed, 624; passed, 625.

In House : Received from Senate, 650. S. R. No. 3– In relation to establishing the boundary line between the State of

Arkansas and the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations.-[By Mr.

McDonald.]

Referred, 29. S. R. No. 4 Requiring parties desiring to be relieved from political disabilities

to make application to Congress in writing over their own signatures, setting forth the grounds upon which relief is

asked, which shall be sworn to.-[By Mr. Morton.] Read and printed, 29; referred, 176 ; reported and passed, 410.

In House : Received from Senate, 438; referred, 512. S. R. No. 54 Authorizing the appointment of commissioners to examine the

claims of citizens of Douglas, Johnson, and Miami counties, Kansas, for spoliations committed in what is known as the

Quantrel raid'in August, 1863.-[By Mr. Ross.]

Referred, 29.
S. R. No. 6—
Enabling actual settlers to purchase certain lands obtained of the

Cherokee Indians.-[By Mr. Pomeroy.]
Referred, 29; reported, 151; passed, 291 ; motion to reconsider,

291. S. R. No. 7Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United

States.—[By Mr. Robertson.]

Referred, 29; reported adversely and indefinitely postponed, 61,62.
S. R. No. 8–
For the relief of settlers upon the absentee Shawnee lands in

Kansas.-[By Mr. Ross.)
Referred, 32; reported, 47; read, 128 ; passed, 129; enrolled,

540; approved, 586.
In House : Received from Senate, 150; read, 229, 336; motion

to take it up, 408; read and discussed, 508 ; passed, 509;

enrolled, 562. S. R. No. 94 Granting the right of way to the Memphis, El Paso, and Pacific

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

Mr. Morton.)

Referred, 32; reported, 468. S. R. No. 10% Directing the Secretary of War to sell the Bergen Heights

arsenal.-[By Mr. Wilson.]

Referred, 32; reported, 410. S. R. No. 11– Extending the time to construct a railroad from the St. Croix

river or lake to the west end of Lake Superior and to

Bayfield.—[By Mr. Howe.]
Referred, 32; reported, 151 ; discussed, 440, 468 ; passed, 473.
In House: Received from Senate, 491; read, 507 ; discussed,

513; referred, 516. S. R. No. 12Authorizing the sale of a portion of the Fort Leavenworth military

reservation to the Kansas Agricultural and Mechanical Association of Leavenworth county for fair grounds in the State

of Kansas.-[By Mr. Pomeroy.)

Referred, 32.
S. R. No. 134
To prohibit sales of gold belonging to the Treasury of the United

States.- [By Mr. Morton.]
Referred, 33.

S. R. No. 14-
Amendatory of a joint resolution respecting the provisional gove

ernments of Virginia and Texas, passed at the third session

of the Fortieth Congress.—[By Mr. Ferry.] Referred, 42; reported, 62; motion to take up, 63; passed, 85. In House: Received from Senate, 97; referred, 125; reported,

143; discussed, 143; reconimitted, 146. S. R. No. 15Giving construction to the acts of Congress granting lands to the

State of Wisconsin to aid in building railroads.-[By Mr.

Carpenter.)

Referred, 42; reported, 205. S. R. No. 16– For the relief of Benjamin Cooley and James W. Boswell.—[By

Mr. Vickers. ]

Referred, 42. S. R No. 17– Authorizing the sale of the Chattanooga rolling-mill property

at Chattanooga, Tennessee, to the Southwestern Iron Com.

pany.--[By Mr. Wilson.]
Referred, 47; reported and passed, 127.

In House : Received from Senate, 150; referred, 230.
S. R. No. 18–
For the relief of William B. Whiting, & captain, forrierly, a

commander in the Navy of the United States.-[By Mr.

Carpenter. ]

Referred, 47. S. R. No. 19— Enabling actual settlers to purchase certain lands of the Great

and

Little Osage Indians. - [By Mr. Pomeroy.)
Referred, 47 ; reported, 161; discussed, 412; passed, 413 ;

passed House with amendments, 532; conference, 532, 611;
conference report, 658; agreed to by Senate, 658; by House,

657; enrolled, 677. In House : Received fro.n Senate, 438; discussed, 512; passed

with amendment, 513; conference, 562, 600, 606; conference report, 683; agreed to by House, 683; by Senate, 693;

enrolled, 697. S. R. No. 20In relation to light-houses on the coast of Oregon.-[By Mr.

Williams. ]
Read, 47 ; passed, 103; passed House, 232; enrolled, 265;

approved, 293.
In House: Received from Senate, 119 ; passed, 225; enrolled,

281. S. R. No. 21– Authorizing the removal of the public stables, steam saw.inill,

and other buildings from the Capitol grounds.—[By Mr.

Morrill.]
Reported and passed, 62; passed House, 130; enrolled, 177.
In House : Received from Senate, 80; read, 138; passed, 139 ;

enrolled, 174. S. R. No. 22

Relative to consular fees.-[By Mr. Nye.]
Read and passed, 62; passed House, 217; enrolled, 265 ;

approved, 293.

In House : Received from Senate, 80; passed, 225; enrolled, 281. S. R. No. 23For setting apart a portion of the Fort Snelling military reserva

tion for a permanent military post and the settlement of all

claims in relation thereto. - [By Mr. Ramsey.]

Referred, 63; reported, 205. S. R. No. 24For the disposal of the public lands in the States of Alabama,

Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Florida.--[By Mr.

Kellogg:)
Referred, 63.

S. R. No. 254
For the relief of Helen Lincoln and Heloise Lincoln, and for

the withholding of moneys from tribes of Indians holding

American captives.-[By Mr. Carpenter. ]

Referred, 63. S. R. No. 26

Relating to the Interior Department.--[By Mr. Pratt.]

Referred, 63; reported and passed, 188.
In House: Received from Senate, 198; referred, 230; leave to

report asked, 614. S. R. No. 27Authorizing Commander Charles H. Baldwin, United States

Navy, to accept a gold medal from the King of the Nether:

lands.-[By Mr. Sumner.] Reported and passed, 85. In House: Received from Senate, 101; referred, 225 ; leave to

report asked, 715. S. R. No. 28– Authorizing Commander W. A. Kirkland, United States Navy,

to accept a gold medal from the Emperor of France. -[By

Mr. Sumner.]
Reported and passed, 85.

In House: Received from Senate, 101; referred, 225.
S. R. No. 29-
In relation to the Burlington and Missonri river railroad branch

of the Union Pacific railroad.-[By Mr. Pomeroy. ] Read, 86; passed, 129; passed House with amendment, 581;

concurred in, 581; enrolled, 611. In House: Received from Senate, 146; read, 199; discussed,

225 ; referred, 228; reported and passed with amendment,

590; agreed to by Senate, 600; enrolled, 606. S. R. No. 30To authorize the recognition of the independence of Cuba.-[By

Mr. Sherman.]

Referred, 86. S. R. No. 31Authorizing, Lieutenant Commander Arthur A. Yates, Surgeon

Albert L. Gihon, Passed Assistant Surgeon Charles H. White, and Assistant Surgeon Jerome H. Kidder, of the United States Navy, to accept decorations from the King of Portugal in rec

ognition of humane services.—[By Mr. Sumner.] Reported and passed, 102.

In House : Received from Senate, 119; referred, 225, S. R. No. 32– Prescribing the manner of proceeding by State Legislatures upon

amendments to the Constitution proposed to thein for ratifi.

cation.-[By Mr. Morton. ]

Read, 102. S. R. No. 33– Relating to Government buildings at Fort Totten, Dakota Ter

ritory:-[By Mr. Abbott.] Referred, 128; reported and passed, 205 ; passed the House

with amendment, 451; concurred in, 468; enrolled, 495;

approved, 532. In House: Received from Senate, 228; referred, 230; referred

anew, 396; reported and passed with amendment, 451 ; agreed

to by Senate, 480; enrolled, 491. S. R. No. 34Authoring the Commissioner of Indian Affairs to appoint guard.

ians or trustees for minor Indian children who may be entitled
to pensions or bounties under the existing laws.-[By Mr.

Ross. ]
Referred, 128; reported, 410; passed, 411.
In House : Received from Senate, 438; read and discussed, 511;

referred, 512 ; leave to report asked, 694. S. R. No. 35Donating the Lincoln Hospital to the Columbia Hospital for

Women and Lying.in Asylum.--[By Mr. Wilson.]

Referred, 176; reported, 653. S. R. No. 36Respecting the retirement of Brevet Major General S. P. Heintzel

man.-[By Mr. Wilson.] Referred, 176 ; reported, 528; passed, 621; passed House, 679;

enrolled, 717. In House: Received from Senate, 646; discussed, 708; passed,

710; enrolled, 714. S. R. No. 374 Amendatory of the acts of March 3, 1857, and of March 12, 1864,

granting lands to the States of Minnesota and Iowa to aid in the construction of certain railroads in said States.-[By Mr.

Ramsey.)

Referred, 190. S. R. No. 38

In relation to taking the ninth censis.-[By Mr. Abbott.}

Referred, 190.

S. R. No. 39-
Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to audit and settle the

accounts of William Y. Patch, late collector of internal
revenue for the first collection district of California.—[By

Mr. Cole.]

Referred, 190. S. R. No. 40– Authorizing the Secretary of War to take charge of the Gettysburg

and Antietam national cemeteries.—[By Mr. Wilson. ]

Reported, 205; called up, 306. S. R. No. 41Donating to the public schools of Washington, District of Columbia,

the frame building located at the southeast corner of Twenty-
second street west and I street north, in said city.-[By Mr.

Fessenden.)
Read and passed, 206.

In House : Received from Senate, 228; referred, 230.
S. R. No. 42-
Respecting the pay of enlisted men' of the Army.-[By Mr.

Wilson.)
Referred, 206; reported and passed, 320; passed House, 413;

enrolled, 413; approved, 532.
In House : Received from Senate, 345; called up, 408; passed,

409; enrolled, 437. S. R. No. 43To refer the claim of the administrator of the estate of Captain

John Davis, deceased, to the Court of Claims.-[By Mr. Scott.]

Referred, 206. S. R. No. 44Granting the right of way for the construction of a railroad from a

point at or near Portland, Oregon, to some point west of tho Cascade mountains, in the Territory of Washington.-[By Mr.

Howard.)

Referred, 263; reported, 320. S. R. No. 45– For the relief of John M. Broome and others, the band of the

twelfth Kentucky cavalry.-[By Mr. Sherman.)

Referred, 263; referred anew, 410. S. R. No. 46

For the protection of soldiers and their heirs.—[By Mr. Wilson.]

Referred, 291; reported and discussed, 346. S. R. No. 47 For the relief of certain contractors for the construction of vessels

of war and steam machinery.-[By Mr. Drake.]

Referred, 291. S. R. No. 48To drop from the rolls of the Army certain officers absent without

leave.--[By Mr. Wilson.] Reported and passed, 320.

In House: Received from Senate, 345; referred, 509. S. R. No. 49– Directing the Secretary of the Interior to issue a patent to the

Indiana yearly meeting of the Society of Friends for a certain

tract of land in the Shawnee reservation.—[By Mr. Morton.]

Referred, 321. S. R. No. 50

For the relief of John Montgomery.-[By Mr. Scolt. ]

Referred, 321 ; referred anew, 410. S. R. No. 51– Exempting all the counties of the State of West Virginia from the

operation of the act of Congress entitled “ An act to declare the sense of an act entitled . An act to restrict the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims, and to provide for the payment of certain demands for quartermaster's stores and subsistence supplies furnished to the Army of the United States.'"'--[By

Mr. Willey. ]

Referred, 347. S. R. No. 52Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to refund penalty,

interest, and costs illegally assessed and collected under direct

tax laws.-[By Mr. Cattell.)

Referred, 347. S. R. No. 534

Relating to certain brevet appointments.--[By Mr. Abbott.]

Referred, 347; reported and passed, 410.

In House : Referred, 512. S. R. No. 54To distribute the number and rank of Government employés among

the several districts and Territories.-[By Mr. Kellogg.]

Referred, 347. S. R. No. 55– Donating condemned material to the Industrial Home School of

the District of Columbia.—[By Mr. Wilson.] Referred, 412.

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