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Mines and Mining, the Committee on.........76 || Monuments, bill (H. R. No. 412) to secure Mungen, William, a Representative from
Senate concurrent resolution for printing the the completion of the Washington and Ohio......

report of Professor Raymond on.
Lincoln-[By Mr. Boles.]

bill introduced by-
received from Senate, 553.
referred, 652.

No. 46—for the relief of Samuel H. Moore,
Mining Company, bill (H. R. No. 42) to incor- | Moore, Eliakim H., a Representative from late a private in company G, fifty-sev-
porate the National Gold and Silver, of Ohio


enth regiment Ohio veteran volunteer
Washington, District of Columbia—(By petitions presented by......

.84, 345

Mr. Lawrence.]

Moore, Jesse H., a Representative from Illi joint 'resolution introduced by~
referred, 72.


.2 No. 10-instructing the Secretary of State
Minnesota, bill (H. R. No. 253) authorizing the petition presented by.......


to inquire into the alleged arrest and
allowance of the claim of the State of, to bill introduced by-

imprisonment of General James B.
lands for the support of a State univer No. 293-granting a pension to Mrs. Steedman and other American citizens
sity--[By Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota.]

Catharine R. Roberts, widow of Benja-

by the Spanish authorities in Cuba, and
referred, 248.

min F. Roberts, deceased, late a private

for their release in case there be any so
joint resolution (H. R. No. 70) extending in company K, sixty-second Illinois arrested ......

certain land grants in Iowa and-[By volunteer infantry:

.334 resolutions submitted by-
Mr. Wilkinson.]

Moore, Samuel H., bill (H. R. No. 46) for the for the purchase of Lanman's Dictionary
referred, 505.

relief of, late a private in company G, of Congress-[March 25, 1869)...... 277
Mississippi, bill (H. R. No. 93) to provide for fifty-seventh regiment Ohio veteran vol for printing Niles's Register-[March 31,
the organization of a provisional govern unteer infantry-[By Mr. Mungen.]


ment for the State of-[By Mr. Paine.] referred, 72; reported and passed, 281. incidental remarks by...... 220, 249, 277, 398
referred, 74.

In Senate : received from the House, 265; remarks on the organization of the House, 19
bill (H. R. No. 147) to provide for the organ referred, 265; referred anew, 410.

on the joint resolution to supply omissions
ization of a provisional government | Moore, William, a Representative from New in the enrollment of certain acts......119
for-[By Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.] Jersey ...

personal and explanatory... ....

referred, 164; reported, 253; discussed, petition presented by

204 on the order of business.

253, 281, 398, 406, 425, 436; postponed, | Morey, Frank, a contestant from Louisiana on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
see Contested Election.


bill (H. R. No. 332) providing for the hold- || Morgan, Benjamin F., bill (H. R. No. 203) to on the bill for the relief of Isabella C.
ing of an election in-[By Mr. Farns remove legal and political disabilities

from, of Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers. ]

on the bill to amend the tax act.........383
substitute printed, 345.
referred, 195.

leave of absence granted to........ ......438
bill (H. R. No. 405) authorizing the sub- | Morgan, George W., a Representative from Myers, Leonard, a contestant from Penn-
mission of the constitutions of Virginia, Ohio ......

.....70 sylvania .....

and Texas to vote of the people, and
bill introduced by-

(See Contested Election.)
authorizing the election of State officers No. 262—to provide for the date of com resolution that, is entitled to a seat as a
provided by the said constitutions, and missions to fill original vacancies in the Representative from the third district
members of Congress—[By Mr. Bútler, Army of the United States... .306

of Pennsylvania-[By Mr. Stevenson,
of Massachusetts.]
resolution submitted by-

April 6, 1869.]
reported, 633; discussed, 633; passed, to exempt salt, tea, coffee, sugar, matches, reported, 556 ; discussed, 650, 683, 685;

636; passed Senate with amendments, and tobacco from taxation, and to agreed to, 693.
693 ; concurred in, 699, 700; enrolled, impose a tax of two and a half per

cent. in gold on all bonds issued by the
In Senate : received from the House, 620; Government-[March 29, 1869]......335 National debt-see Bonds.
printed, 620; called up, 653; discussed, incidental remarks by.

.336 | Naturalization, resolution instructing Com-
653, 658; passed with amendments, 662; remarks on the bill for the relief of Samuel mittee on the Judiciary to report a bill
agreed to by House, 677 ; enrolled, 678. H. Moore ....

.... 281 upon the subject of-[By Mr. Ward, Marcb
Mississippi river, bill (H. R. No. 86) providing on the bill for the reconstruction of 12, 1869.]
for the improvement of the, between the Georgia .......

........591, 592 agreed to, 59.
mouth of the Illinois river and the mouth on the bill relating to the California and bill (H. R. No. 152) providing for a uniform
of the Maramec river, and for the improve Oregon railroad .....

... 704

system of-[By Mr. Poland.]
ment of the harbor of the city of St. on the Pennsylvania contested election-

referred, 193.
Louis-[By Mr. Wells.

Myers vs. Moffet...

.692, 693

bill (H. R. No. 154) to establish a uni-
referred, 73.

Morgan, Mrs. Mary, bill (H. R. No. 247) to form rule of, throughout the United
bill (H. R. No. 148) making a grant of land pay, of Georgetown, South Carolina, States-[By Mr. Jenckes.]

to the State of Minnesota to aid in secur. widow of John Morgan, of Georgetown, referred, 193.
ing the navigation of the, immediately South Carolina, for rice taken by the bill (H. R. No. 231) to prescribe a uniform
above the Falls of St. Anthony-[By United States in 1865—[By Mr. Whitte-

rule of-[By Mr. Kerr.]
Mr. Wilson, of Minnesota.]

referred, 196.
referred, 164.
referred, 248.

bill (H. R. No. 121) to establish a uniform
bill (H. R. No. 194) making further appro- | Morrell, Daniel J., a Representative from system of, and to regulate proceedings
priations for the improvement of the Pennsylvania.....


under the same-[By Mr. Fitch.]
Rock Island and Des Moines rapids, in petitions presented by..... .126, 231, 607 referred, 75; reported and recommitted,
the--[By Mr. Hawley.]
bills introduced by-

600 ; leave to report asked, 711.
referred, 194.

No. 20-to modify the existing laws rela bill (H. R. No. 423) to establish a uniform
Moffet, John, a Representative from Pennsyl. tive to the warehousing system......... 71 system of-[By Mr. Davis. ]

No. 163—to authorize the construction referred, 714.
(See Contested Election.)

of a railroad and telegraph line from Naturalization laws, bill (H. R. No. 185) to
remarks on the Pennsylvania contested elec the city of Washington, District of amend the, of the United States-[By Mr.
tion-Myers vs. Moffet... ........ 685

Columbia, to the city of Cleveland, in Julian.]
resolution that, is not entitled to a seat as a the State of Ohio, or town of Eric, referred, 194.
Representative from the third district Pennsylvania, by the nearest direct || Naval Affairs, the Committee on....

............ 76
of Pennsylvania-[By Mr. Stevenson,

.... 193 reports from...

.425, 637
April 6, 1869. ]

Morrill, Samuel P., a Representative from Naval architecture, bill (H. R. No. 261) for
reported, '556 ; discussed, 650, 683, 685 ; Maine ....

.2 the encouragement of yachting, improve-
agreed to, 693.

remarks on the bill to provide for taking the ment in, cultivation of naval science, and
Monitor, bill (H. R. No. 398) allowing prize

ninth census

....554 amendatory of an act authorizing the Secre-
money to the officers and crew of the, for Morrissey, John, a Representative from New tary of the Treasury to license yachts-[By
the fight with the Merrimac in Hampton


2 Mr. Wood.]
Roads, March 9, 1862-[By Mr. Reeves.] Mount Vernon Manufacturing Company, bill referred, 306.
referred, 506.

(H. R. No. 383) for the benefit of the [By | Navigation interests, resolution for a select
Montana, Territory of, bill (H. R. No. 25) Mr. O'Neill.]

committee to inquire into and report the
to establish an assay office at Helena, in referred, 345.

cause of the reduction of American ton-
the-[By Mr. Kelley.]

Mount Vernon relics, resolution instructing the page and the depreciation of the, of the
referred, 71.

Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into country—[By Mr. Lynch, March 22, 1869.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 39) to provide the propriety of restoring to Mrs. Mary agreed to, 199.

for the payment of the salary of the dis Custis Lee the articles now in the Patent resolution authorizing the select Committee
trict judge of Idaho and—[By Mr. Office known as the-[By Mr. Jones, of on American, to sit during the recess,
Kentucky, April 5, 1869.]

&c.-[By Mr. Lynch, April 7, 1869.)
referred, 196.
referred, 506.

agreed to, 599.


Navy, bill (H. R. No. 241) supplementary to Nickel and copper pieces, bill (H. R. No. Oliver, Franklin, bill (H. R. No. 22) to perfect

and explanatory of certain acts of Con 2) for the coinage of, of five cents and the title of, a soldier of the war of 1812,
gress relating to officers of the-[By Mr. under—[By Mr. Kelley.]

to certain lauds which he claims to have

referred, 38; reported, 81 ; discussed, 81, 97; covered by military warrants—[By Mr.
referred, 203.

recommitted, 100; substitute reported and Packer.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 68) to legalize discussed, 372; (see bill H. R. No. 334.) referred, 71; referred anew, 309.

certain regulations of the, of the United bill (H. R. No. 334) for the coinage of, of O'Neill, Charles, a Representative from Penn-
States-[By Mr. Stevens. ]

five cents and under—[By Mr. Kelley.] sylvania ....
referred, 425.

reported and discussed, 372; passed, 373. petition presented by....
Navy and Marine corps, bill (S. No. 24) to

In Senate : received from the House, 350 ; bills introduced by-
reorganize the, of the United States.

referred, 371.
received from Senate, 119; referred, 124.
Niles's Register, resolution for printing—[By

No. 21-to encourage and facilitate tele.

graphic communication between the
Navy Department, calls for information upon

Mr. Mungen, March 31, 1869. ]

eastern and western continents ........ 71

.........199, 479

objected to, 398.
communications from the .......150, 376, 606
Nolan, Gerracio, bill (H. R. No. 314) to con-

No. 165-giving the consent of the United
firm the title of the heirs of, deceased, to

States to the erection of a bridge across
Navy.yards, resolution for the appointment of

certain lands in the Territory of Colo-

the Delaware river between Philadel-
a commission to make certain investi-
rado-[By Mr. Bradford. ]

phia and Camden.......... ....193
gations with regard to the Charlestown
referred, 335.

No. 333—for the benefit of the Mount
and Kittery-[By Mr. Lynch, March 25,
Nova Scotia, resolution in regard to our rela-

Vernon Manufacturing Company.....345
tions with-[By Mr. Bowen, April 1, 1869.]

No. 402—for the relief of the sureties of
referred, 281.
objected to, 438.

J. W. Cowell, late collector of the fifth
Needham, Lieutenant William H., bill (H. R.
Nutt, Mrs. Julia A., joint resolution (H. R.

United States internal revenue district
No. 392) for the relief of, late of twenty.

No. 46) for the relief of, widow and legal of Pennsylvania .......... .........512
second Iowa infantry-[By Mr. Lough-

representative of the late Haller Nutt, joint resolutions introduced by-

deceased, Mrs. Eliza M. Dawson, and No. 42—relative to the use of boilers on
referred, 505.
Miss Ella M. Guy-[By Mr. Shanks.]

steam vessels other than those made of
Negley, James S., a Representative from referred, 229.

charcoal plates of unwrought iron...193


No. 32—to change the name of the steam-
bill introduced by-
No. 376—to reduce the number of officers
Oath, resolution in regard to the duty of the

ship Aries, of the Philadelphia and
Committee of Elections in contested-elec-

Boston steamship line, to the Spar:
in the Army of the United States. ...505
tion cases where either claimant is unable

tan .......

reports made by.......... ........697, 714

to take the-[By Mr. Paine, March 17,

incidental remarks by.....
remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, 168

..80, 636
New Mexico, bill (H. R. No. 127) for the relief


remarks on the organization of the House, 10
of the inhabitants of cities and towns in the
objected to, 115; agreed to, 197.

on the National Junction railroad bill, 232
Territories of, Arizona, and Utah—[By
Office, bill (H. R. No. 285) to punish the crime

on the bill for the reconstruction of

of holding, in violation of the Constitu-

Mr. Hooper, of Utah.]
referred, 83.

tion-[By Mr. Lawrence.]

O-path-o-la-ho-la, Sale, bill (H. R. No. 255) for
referred, 333.

the relief of, and her family, heirs of the
bill (H. R. No. 404) to repeal an act of the

bill (H. R. No. 359) to define vacancies in, late ()-path-o-la-ho-la-[By Mr. Clarke.]
Legislature of, imposing a capitation tax
on bovine cattle-[By Mr. Sargent.]

and to provide for filling the same, and referred, 248.
read and passed, 556; passed Senate, 603 ;

to regulate resignations of office—[By Order of business discussed ..10, 39, 59,

Mr. Davis.]
enrolled, 636.

100, 101, 124, 146, 164, 224, 278, 306,
In Senate: received from House, 532;
referred, 425.

371, 370, 398, 437, 451, 478, 507, 517,
read, 540 ; passed, 587; enrolled, 620.
Officers, bill (H. R. No. 241) supplementary

550, 562, 603, 631, 132, 641, 696, 701
Newsham, 'J. P., a contestant from Louisi-

to and explanatory of certain acts of remarks by-
ana-see Contested Election.
Congress relating to, of the Navy-[By

Mr. Arnell

. 101, 124
Niblack, William E., a Representative from

Mr. Schenck.]

Mr. Banks....

Indiana ......

bill (H. R. No. 238) relating to retired, of

Mr. Bingham .....101, 146, 306, 603, 701
petition presented by.

the Army--[By Mr. Logan.]

Mr. Brooks.... ....372, 517, 603, 632
bills introduced by-
reported and passed, 198.

Mr. Burr .......

.517, 641
In Senate: received from the IIouse and
No. 72-concerning the property of mar-

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts... 39, 306,
referred, 206 ; reported, 217.
ried women in the District of Colum-
bill (II. R. No. 273) to establish the salaries

371, 372, 376, 398,

of certain, to reduce the expenses of

550, 603, 632, 696
No. 186-to provide two local inspectors

their offices, and to amend the laws in

Mr. Butler, of Tennessee..
of steamboats at Evansville, in the State respect thereto-[By Mr. Davis.]

Mr. Cessna ..............372, 437, 631, 632
of Indiana....
194 referred, 310.

Mr. Coburn....

No. 187—authorizing district courts to be joint resolution (S. R. No. 48) to drop from

Mr. Dawes.....

124, 146, 164,
held at the cities of Evansville and New the rolls of the Army certain, absent

224, 371, 372, 437, 478, 507, 562
Albany, in the State of Indiana ...... 194
without leave.

Mr. Dickey .....

No. 254—to equalize the bounties of sol. received from Senate, 345; referred, 509.

Mr. Eldridge

.562, 701
diers, sailors, and marines who served
bill (H. R. No. 376) to reduce the number of,

Mr. Farnsworth

in the late war for the Union .......... 248
in the Army-[By Mr. Negley.]

372, 478, 517, 550, 603
No. 369—to authorize Jonathan Crews, referred, 505.

Mr. Garfield...... .224, 517, 550, 562
of Vincennes, Indiana, to purchase a Offices, bill (H. R. No. 3) to repeal an act Mr. Holman.
certain tract of land in Daviess county,

101, 451
regulating the tenure of certain civil-[By Mr. Ingersoll......

in the State of Indiana.
..467 Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.]

Mr. Jenckes......

joint resolution introduced by-
read and passed, 40; passed Senate with

Mr. Johnson .......

100, 101
No. 36-relating to the Interior Depart amendment, 277; discussed, 284; referred,

Mr. Judd....

101, 562
ment ....
...194 288; motion to reconsider, 288; discussed,

Mr. Julian

resolutions submitted by-
310; Senate amendment non-concurred Mr. Kelley.

371, 372
for setting apart a definite portion of each in, 319; conference, 371, 376; explana Mr. Kelsey.....

100, 101
session for business relating exclusively tions, 396; conference report, 402; dis-

Mr. Lawrence...............

to the District of Columbia—[March 15, cussed, 402; agreed to by House, 406; by Mr. Logan

.78 Senate, 408; enrolled, 425 ; approved, 510. Mr. Maynard..

... 371, 550, 502, 701
giving construction to the eight-hour In Senate : received from the House, 41; Mr. Mungen

law-[April 6, 1869)........ ...556 discussed, 43 ; referred, 45; reported, 62 ;

Mr. Niblack..

incidental remarks by........59, 248, 249, 384 discussed, 87, 104, 130, 153, 177; recom-

Mr. Paine...

......632, 641, 701
remarks on the organization of the House, 18 mitted, 205; amendment, 217; reported, Mr. Randall...... 372, 376, 451, 562, 603
on the joint resolution to supply omissions 233 ; discussed, 233; passed with amend. Mr. Sargent

in the enrollment of certain acts .....117 ments and with new title, 248; disagreed

Mr. Schenck .....

...10, 100, 550
on the bill to repeal the civil tenure act, to by House, 322; discussed, 322; con-

Mr. Scofield..

....371, 550
310, 311, 402, 403, 404, 405 ference, 333, 347; conference report, 394; Mr. Ward .......

on the Indian appropriation bill ....571 agreed to by Senate, 395; by House, 394. Mr. Washburn, of Massachusetts...451,
on the order of business ......631 | Ohio, bill (H. R. No. 175) to cede to, the unsold

on the deficiency bill.....
....685 lands in the Virginia military district in Mr. Whittemore.....

on the bill in reference to the Little Rock said State-[By Mr. Wilson, of Ohio.]

Mr. Wood .......

................................ 278
and Fort Smith railroad................. 702 referred, 194.

Mr. Woodward.....

.................................. 631






.7, 13,

Orders, bill (H. R. No. 14) to repeal.the second | Overton, Jesse, bill (H. R. No. 88) for the Paine, Halbert E., a Representative from

section of act of 1867, which provides that relief of, of Arkansas-[By Mr. Boles.] Wisconsin-Continued.
all, relating to military operations made referred, 73.

resolutions submitted by-
by the President shall be issued through

Owen, William F., bill (H. R. No. 204) to directing that each of the persons claiming
the General of the Army-[By Mr. Ward.]

remove legal and political disabilities from,
referred, 71.

seats as Representatives of Louisiana
of Arkansas-[By Mr. Rogers.]

file a statement of the grounds upon
Ordnance, concurrent resolution for appoint-
ment of a joint select Committee on-[By Oyster tonnage tax, joint resolution (H, R.
referred, 195.

which he claims such seat, and that a

sub-committee be appointed to investi.
Mr. Schenck, March 15, 1869.]
objected to, 38, 79, 203, 336.

gate the facts and report thereon-[April
No. 61) to suspend the, of Virginia-[By
Mr. Shanks. ]

7, 1869]..

bill (H. R. No. 195) to authorize the Secre-
tary of War to place at the disposal of the referred, 334.

allowing two months' pay to A. S. Wal-

soldiers' monument committee of Rock

lace, claimant of the seat in this House

for the fourth district of South Caro.
Island county, State of Illinois, certain Pacific Railroad-see Railroad.

lina-[April 9, 1869). ....... ....... 714
condemned-[By Mr. Hawley.]

Committee on the...........


reports made by .......375, 510, 556, 562, 682
referred, 194.

instructions to .....

335 incidental remarks by...... ......97, 101,
Oregon volunteers, bill (H. R. No. 111) to

reports from.......


115, 116, 174, 229, 376, 467, 610, 550, 715
authorize the Secretary of War to settle

resolution increasing the Committees on the, remarks on the Louisiana election...11, 588
the expenses of two companies of—[By
Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]

and on Patents-[By Mr. Schenck, on the contested election from Arkan-
March 9, 1869.]

sas-Elliott vs. Rogers............124, 249
referred, 74.
Organization of the House................2, 5, 18

agreed to, 38.

on the joint resolution respecting the gov.
remarks by-

Packard, Jasper, a Representative from Indi ernment of Virginia and Texas...... 125,
Mr. Allison...


145, 146
.7, 15
Mr. Beaman..


on the Pennsylvania contested election-
petition presented by...........
.7, 16

Covode vs. Foster...... ........139,
Mr. Beck.....

Packer, John B., a Representative from Penn-

Mr. Benjamin ......
.104 sylvania .......


140, 309, 463, 464, 465, 466, 510
Mr. Boutwell......

on the resolution relating to ineligible
.4, 6 bill introduced by-

Mr. Boyd...
.7 No. 22—to perfect the title of Franklin

on the bill to regulate the manner of
Mr. Brooks...... ..3, 4, 6, 7, 15, 18, 19 Oliver, a soldier of the war of 1812, to

holding the elections of Representa-
Mr. Burr......

certain lands which he claims to have


.....197, 198, 398
Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts...5, 6, 10 covered by military warrants............ 71

on the joint resolution relating to the Bur:
Mr. Butler, of Tennessee...


Paine, Halbert E., a Representative from lington and Missouri River railroad, 227
Mr. Dawes...... ..5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 20 Wisconsin ........


on the resolution for a committee on civil
Mr. Eldridge

.4, 6, 10, 15, 19
bills introduced by-

service .......

....... 228
Mr. Farnsworth...3, 5, 7, 16, 17, 18, 19
Mr. Ferriss..

on the Ohio contested election-Eggleston

No. 93—to provide for the organization
Mr. Fox.....
of a provisional government for the vs. Strader. .......

Mr. Garfield.

State of Mississippi......

on the South Carolina contested election-

........ 74
..7, 11, 14, 19, 36

Hoge vs. Reed............
Mr. Holman
No. 94-to change the time for carrying

..... 375, 682
Mr. Ingersoll..

the mail on route No. 7197, between on the South Carolina contested election-
....5, 7, 15, 20, 36
Fulton, Dlississippi, and Frankfort, Ala. Wallace vs. Simpson....

Mr. Jenckes ........



610, 511, 682, 713, 714
Mr. Jones, of Kentucky.

.....4, 13
No. 143—for the relief of the city of Mil on the deficiency bill...

Mr. Judd.....

.17, 18, 19, 36
Mr. Kelsey.


......164 on the bill for the reconstruction of Geor-


Mr. Kerr.. ......5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 13, 19,

No. 236-to regulate the manner of hold-
ing elections of Representatives and

on the river and harbor bill. ......599
Mr. Knott .........
Mr. Lawrence......

Delegates in Congress. ..................197 on the order of business......632, 641, 701

.7, 8
Mr. Logan

No. 251-to enforce the third section of on the bill for the reconstruction of Vir.

.3, 4
Mr. Lynch.......


the fourteenth article of the amend. ginia, Mississippi, and Texas......... 634,
Mr. Marshall.

635, 636

ments of the Constitution of the United

Mr. Maynard ...7, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 36


on the Louisiana contested election-Hunt
No. 324—to make an appropriation for the

vs. Sheldon .........

Mr. McCormick, of Missouri........6, 10
Mr. McNeely


improvement of the harbors of Mil. on the Indian appropriation bill.........648
Mr. Mungen...

on the Pennsylvania contested election-

waukee, Racine, and Kenosha, in

Wisconsin ........
Mr. Niblack.

Myers vs. Moffet..........

..... 652, 693
Mr. O'Neill..

on the Connecticut contested election, 680
10 resolutions submitted by-

on the bill in reference to the Little Rock
Mr. Orth.....
19 for printing the papers in cases of contested

and Fort Smith railroad ......... 702, 703
Mr. Peters..
.20 elections-[March 15, 1869] ............75

on the bill to amend the tax act......... 706
Mr. Poland....

12 in regard to the duty of the Committee of
Mr. Randall...

4, 14, 36
Elections in contested-election cases

Palmer, Frank W., a Representative from

Mr. Roots......

where either claimant is unable to take

Mr. Schenck......

the oath-[March 17, 1869)...........115

bills introduced by-
5, 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 admitting members of the Texas consti. No. 210—to grant a pension to Enoch
Mr. Scofield.. ..3, 13, 14, 15, 16

tutional convention to the floor of the Lytle....
Mr. Sbanks....

.6, 13, 19

House--[March 20, 1869)..............174 No. 249–concerning the district court of
Mr. Stiles.....
recommitting the contested-election case

the United States for the district of
Mr. Stokes...

of Covode vs. Foster, from the twenty-


Mr. Trimble..

first congressional district of Pennsylva.

No. 250-to establish a port of entry at
Mr. Van Trump..

.11, 20
nia, with instructions to report upon the

Council Bluffs, Iowa.....

Mr. Voorhees......


merits of the case-[April 2, 1869]... 465 No. 342—for the relief of H. G. Aukeny,
Mr. Ward..

.16, 18, 19, 20 for a select committee to investigate the late captain fourth Iowa infantry.....396
Mr. Washburn, of Illinois... ...3, 4, 5, 6 contested-election cases from the third incidental remarks by............. .491
Mr. Whittemore..

.20 and fourth districts of South Caro. Paraguay, resolution for a select committee to
Mr. Wood ...........3, 5, 6, 10, 15, 18, 20 lina-[April 5, 1869)...........


inquire relative to the imprisonment of
Mr. Woodward... 3, 4, 13, 14, 15, 16, 36 adopting regulations for conducting the American citizens in-[By Mr. Cullom,
yeas and nays on the..........3, 10, 13, 19, 36 contested-election case of Covode vs. March 16, 1869. ]
Orth, Godlove S., a Representative from Foster, from the twenty-first district of agreed to, 97.


Pennsylvania-[April 5, 1869).......510 resolution directing Committee on Foreign
petitions presented by.......72, 150, 174, 320 permitting James T. Elliott, contestant in Affairs to inquire into all the circum-
joint resolution introduced by-

the contested-election case of Elliott vs.

stances relating to the alleged imprison-
No. 35—for the relief of Thomas W. Fry Rogers, from the second district of Ark. ment of Bliss and Masterman, and into
and others.........


ansas, to withdraw bis papers, and dis the conduct of the late American min.
incidental remarks by......


charging Committee of Elections from ister to—[By Mr. Judd, March 20, 1869. ]
remarks on the organization of the House, 19 further consideration of the case--[April agreed to, 174.
on the admission of San Domingo ......523 5, 1869]..

..510 resolution authorizing Committee on Foreign
Osborn, General Thomas, joint resolution (S. extending time in the contested-election Affairs to conduct the investigation of

R. No. 64) appointing, a manager of the case of Sheafe vs. Tillman, from the the difficulties in, during the recess-(By
National Asylum for Disabled Soldiers.

fourth district of Tennessee-[April 7, Mr. Banks, April 7, 1869.]
received from Senate, 682; passed, 714.



agreed to, 600.

........ 18


.16, 18

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Poland, Luke P., a Representative from Ver-
resolution calling for the correspondence in mont-Continued.

relation to the difficulties with-[By bills introduced by-
Mr. Banks, April 9, 1869.]

No. 10—to amend the judicial system of
reported and agreed to, 652.

the United States......

Passengers, bill (H. R. No. 34) to prevent the No. 11-allowing the defendant in criminal
collection of illegal taxes on, under color

cases to testify ...

...... 70
of State authority-[By Mr. Whittemore.] No. 152—providing for a uniform system
referred, 71.

of naturalization......

bill (H. R. No. 43) to provide for the safety No. 242-providing that judges of the

of the lives of, at sea -[By Mr.Garfield.] Supreme Court shall not sit upon the
referred, 72.

hearing of appeals and writs of error
bill (H. R. No. 97) for the better protection from their decisions as circuit judges, 220

of immigrant, arriving at the ports of No. 340—to extend the provisions of an

the United States—[By Mr. Hopkins.] act to provide further remedial justice
referred, 74.

in the courts of the United States,
bill (H. R. No. 216) to provide for the better approved August 29, 1842.............. 396

security of lives of, on vessels propelled joint resolution introduced by-
by steam-[By Mr. Johnson.]

No. 4-relating to steamboats and other
referred, 195.

vessels owned in the loyal States...... 70
bill (H. R. No. 321) to regulate charges upon resolutions submitted by-

boats not used for carrying, nor propelled authorizing Committee on Revision of

by sails or steam-[By Mr. Churchill.] Laws of the United States to employ a
referred, 335.

clerk-[March 18, 1869)...

bill (H. R. No. 417) to provide for the better in regard to lighting the old Hall-[March
security of life on board of vessels pro-

23, 1869]......

pelled in whole or in part by steam-[By report made by....

Mr. Dixon.]

incidental remarks by, 79, 281, 319, 467, 646
reported and recommitted, 693.

remarks on the Louisiana election..... 12
Patent Office, bill (H. R. No. 276) to repeal on the joint resolution relating to steam-

certain provisions in appropriation bills boats..... .70, 278, 279, 280, 281
relative to the-[By Mr. Jenckes.]

on the bill extending the time for revising
referred, 333.

the statutes......... 70, 220, 221, 222, 223
Patents, the Committee on.. .........76 on the bill to repeal the civil tenure
reports from .........

.373, 374, 375

287, 405
resolution increasing the Committees on the on the bill to amend the judicial sys-
Pacific Railroad and on-[By Mr.

tem.... .338, 339, 343, 344, 646, 647
Schenck, March 9, 1869.]

on the bill allowing certain parties to tes-
agreed to, 38.


Senate concurrent resolution for printing Police court, bill (H. R. No. 38) to establish

extra copies of the report of Commis. a, for the District of Columbia-[By Mr.

sioner of, for 1869-[April 10, 1869.] Welker.]
received from Senate, 713; reported and referred, 71.
agreed to, 714.

Pollard, William, resolution calling for the
Paving, bill (S. No. 90) to provide for the, of report of the naval judge advocate in the
Pennsylvania avenue.

case of—[By Mr. Stevens, April 3, 1869.]
received from Senate, 309; referred, 508. agreed to, 479.
Pay, joint resolution (S. R. No. 42) respecting Polygamy, bill (H. R. No. 64) to discourage,
the, of enlisted men of the Army.

in Utah by granting the right of suffrage
received from Senate, 345; called up, 408; to the women of that Territory—[By Mr.
passed, 409; enrolled, 437.

Julian. ]
resolution authorizing certain committees to referred, 72; printed, 84.

employ clerks and fixing their--[By | Pomeroy, Charles, a Representative from
Mr. Cake, April 7, 1869. ]

Iowa ........
reported and agreed to, 605.

bills introduced by-
Payment for certain services, bill (H. R. No.
47) authorizing, rendered to the Uni-

No. 258—to protect the rights of actual
ted States in the late insurrectionary

settlers on the public domain......... 277
States—[By Mr. Whittemore.]

No. 303-amendatory of an act entitled
referred, 77.

"An act to secure homesteads to actual
Pension laws, bill (H. R. No. 77) relating to

settlers on the public domain''.......335
the operation of the—[By Mr. Benjamin.] Portage Lake and River Improvement Com-
referred, 73.

pany, bill (H. R. No. 391) establishing iho
Peters, John A., & Representative from right of way of the, and providing for a

........2 grant of land for said improvement-[By
incidental remarks by....

Mr. Strickland.]
remarks on the joint resolution relating to

referred, 505.
the custom-house at Bangor, Maine, 397 Port of delivery, bill (H. R. No. 85) to con-
on the Pennsylvania contested election stitute the city of Louisiana, in Missouri,

Covode vs. Foster............. 456, 457, 466 a--[By Mr. Dyer.]
on the resolution rescinding the orders to referred, 73.
print certain papers.

.477, 478

joint resolution (S. R. No. 59) making San
on the deficiency bill..... .483, 484, 485 Diego, California, a.
Phelps, Darwin, a Representative from Penn received from Senate, 553 ; passed, 701 ;


enrolled, 712.
Pierce, Samuel, bill (H. R. No. 211) for the Port of entry, bill (H. R. No. 92) to discon-
relief of-[By Mr. Loughridge.]

tinue Sault Ste. Marie as a, in the Supe-
referred, 195.

rior district, and to establish Marquette
Pitchee, Charles, bill (H. R. No. 387) for the in lieu thereof,[By Mr. Strickland. )
relief of-[By Mr. Cook.]

referred, 73; reported and passed, 644;
referred, 505.

passed Senate, 714 ; enrolled, 715.
Poland, Luke P., a Representative from Ver In Senate : received from the House, 625;

..2 referred, 653; passed, 720; enrolled, 721.
petitions presented by...............8, 101, 231 bill (H. R. No. 250) to establish a, at Coun:
bills introduced by-

cil Bluffs, Iowa—[By Mr. Palmer.]
No. 8--providing for a free system of referred, 248.
national banking

...... 70 bill (H. R. No. 296) to create a, and deliv.
No. 9-extending the time for revising ery at St. Joseph, Missouri-[By Mr.

and consolidating the statutes of the Asper.]
United States.........

......... 70 referred, 334.

Port of entry-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 347) to establish a, at

Charlestown, in the collection district
of Wheeling, West Virginia—[By Mr. -


referred, 396.
Postal laws, bill (H. R. No. 327) further to

amend the-[By Mr. Farnsworth.]
referred, 335.
Postmaster of the House, election of ......... 19
Post office, bill (H. R. No. 381) appropriating

$100,000 for building a custom-house,
United States court-rooms, and offices for
the United States internal revenue at

Paducah, Kentucky-[By Mr. Trimble.]
referred, 505.
bill (H. R. No. 384) making an appropria-

tion of $200,000 for the purpose of
building a court-house and, at Mem.
phis, Tennessee—[By Mr. Smith, of


referred, 505.
Post Office and Post Roads, the Committee
on the....

reports from ............... .396, 425, 517
,Post Office Department, communications from

Post road, bill (H. R. No. 176) establishing a,

in the State of Ohio-[By Mr. Wilson, of

referred, 194.
bill (H. R. No. 190) to establish a, in Illi-

nois-[By Mr. Crebs.]
referred, 194.
bill (H. R. No. 388) to establish a, from

Carmi, Illinois, via Roland and Elba,

to Equality, Illinois—[By Mr. Crebs.)

referred, 505.
Post roads, bill (H. R. No. 289) to establish

certain, in the State of Tennessee-[By

Mr. Arnell.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 403) to establish-[By Mr.

reported and passed, 517; passed Senate

with amendments, 711; concurred in,

711; enrolled, 714.
In Senate : received from House, 532;

referred, 540; reported, 607; passed

with amendments, 678; enrolled, 717.
Post route, bill (H. R. No. 35) to establish

a, from Lancaster, Ohio, to Somerset,

Ohio-[By Mr. Van Trump.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 36) to establish a, from

New Holland, Ohio, to Pancoastburg,

Ohio-[By Mr. Van Trump.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 129) to establish a, in the

county of Kankakee, in the State of

Illinois-[By Mr. Cullom.]
referred, 73.
bill (H. R. No. 172) to establish a, from

Leaksville, North Carolina, to Penn's

Store, Virginia-[By Mr. Lash.] .
referred, 194.
bill (H. R. No. 173) to establish a, from

Salem to Jerusalem, in North Caro-

lina--[By Mr. Lash.]
referred, 194.
bill (H. R. No. 222) to establish a cer-

tain-[By Mr. Cobb, of Wisconsin.]
referred, 195.
bill(H. R. No.278) for the establishment of a,

in North Carolina-[By Mr. Dockery. ]
referred, 333.
bill (H. R. No. 302) to establish a, from

Washington, Iowa, to North Eng-

lish-[By Mr. Loughridge.]
referred, 334.
bill (H. R. No. 382) to establish a, from

Linden to Waynesboro', in the State of

Tennessee-[By Mr. Arnell.]
referred, 505.
bill (H. R. No. 390) establishing a, in the

State of Missouri-[By Mr. McCormick,

of Missouri.]
referred, 505.

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Public lands-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 95) granting to the State

of Wisconsin for the construction of a
wagon-road for military and postal pur.
poses from Chippewa Falls to Bayfield,
on Lake Superior-[By Mr. Washburn,

of Wisconsin.]
referred, 74.
bill (II. R. No. 98) to revive certain grants

of, to the State of Alabaina-[By Mr.

Hopkins. ]
referred, 74.
bill (II. R. No. 99) to grant, to aid in the

construction of a railroad from the Mis.
sissippi river to Yancton, on the Mis-
souri river, and to amend an act entitled
"An act for a grant of, to the State of
Iowa in alternate sestions to aid in the
construction of a railroad in said State,"
approved May 12, 1861–[By Mr. Hop-

referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 100) granting, to the State

of Wisconsin to aid in the construction
of a breakwater, harbor, and ship.canal
at the head of Sturgeon bay, in the
county of Door, in said State, to con-
nect the waters of Green bay with Lake
Michigan, in said State-[By Mr. Saw-

on .......


.60, 61

Post routes, bill (H. R. No.33) to establish cer-

tain, in the State of South Carolina-[By

Mr. Whittemore.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 295) to establish certain, in

ihe State of Missouri--[By Mr. Asper.]

referred, 334.
Potomac river, bill (H. R. No. 240) making

appropriations for the removal of certain

obstructions in the-[By Mr. Schenck.]
referred, 202.
Potter, Clarkson N., a Representative from
New York.......

incidental remarks by..

81, 694
remarks on the bill for the coinage of nickel-
copper pieces.....

.82, 372
on the joint resolution in regard to the

importation of works of art.... ..203
Potts, John, bill (H. R. No. 234) for the re-

lief of-[By Mr. Hooper, of Massachu-

setts. ]
referred, 196.
Pratt, Maria, bill (H. R. No. 373) granting a

pension to-[By Mr. Donley.]
referred, 505.
President of the United States, communica-
tions from the........

100, 167, 253, 345, 510, 599
relative to the claim of Owen Thorn and

concerning the destruction of certain mer-

chant vessels during the war by rebel

in regard to the reconstruction of Virginia,

Mississippi, and Texas.

read, 605; referred, 630.
Presidential Mansion, bill (H. R. No. 421)

making available an appropriation hereto-
fore made for furniture for the-[By Mr.

Dawes. ]
reported and passed, 712; passed Senate with

amendment, 713; passed Senate without

amendment, 714 ; enrolled, 715.
In Senate : received from House and passed

with amendment, 718; amendment recon-

sidered and rejected, 720; enrolled, 721.
Price, Colonel Samuel W., bill (H. R. No. 271)

for the relief of, of the twenty-first Ken-

tucky volunteers-[By Mr. Stokes.]
reported and passed, 309.
In Senate : received from the House, 293 ;

referred, 305 ; referred anew, 346.
Prince, Charles H., a Representative-elect from

Georgia-see Contested Election.
Printing, the joint Committee on ....... 77
instructions to..........

reports from.........

.467, 714
Private Land Claims, the Committee on, 76, 100

reports from ...... .......... 248, 587, 682
discharged from subjects......

Privilege of the floor, resolution for a rule

making it the duty of the Doorkeeper, ten
minutes before the hour of meeting each
day, to see that the floor is cleared of all
persons except those privileged to re-

main-[By Mr. Ferry, March 30, 1869.]
referred, 384 ; reported and agreed to, 396.
Prize money, joint resolution (H. R. No. 9)

granting, to any officer, seaman, marine,
landsman, or other person who served in
the United Siates Navy and was cap.
tored in the line of his duty-[By Mr.

referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 398) allowing, to the officers

and crew of the Monitor for the fight
with the Merrimac in Hampton Roads,

March 9, 1862–[By Mr. Reeves. ]

referred, 506.
Probate court, bill (H. R. No. 228) to enlarge

the jurisdiction of the, in Idaho Terri-

tory-By Mr. Shafer.]
referred, 196.
bill (II. R. No. 294) to establish a, in the

Distriet of Columbia, and for other pur-

poses-[By Mr. Cook.]
referred, 334.

41st CONG. 1st SESS.

Prosser, William F., a Representative from

petitions presented by...

......81, 231
joint resolution introduced by--
No. 31-to sell or exchange the site of the

custom house in the city of Nashville,
and that a suitable location may be

incidental remarks by.

Provisional government -see Reconstruction,
Public buildings, bill (H. R. No. 315) setting

aside certain proceeds from internal rev.
enue in the Territory of Colorado for the

erection of-[By Mr. Bradford. ]
referred, 335.
Public Buildings and Grounds, the Committee

instructions to

reports from...

Public credit, bill (II. R. No. 7) to strengthen

the, and relating to contracts for the pay.

ment of coin-[By Mr. Schenck.]
read, 60; passed with title amended, 61;

passed the Senate, 81; enrolled, 101;

approved, 167.
In Senate: received from House, 66 ; sub-

stituted for bill S. No. 56, 66; discussed,

66 ; passed, 70; enrolled, 86.
remarks by-
Mr. Allison.

Mr. Burr

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts... 60
Mr. Ingersoll

Mr. Schenck.
Mr. Woodward

.60, 61
yeas and nays on the.......

Public debt-see Bonds.
bill (H. R. No. 31) to amend the eighth

section of an act entitled “An act to
provide increased revenue from imports,

to pay interest on the-[By Mr.Heaton.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 48) to prohibit the further

increase of the-[By Mr. Schenck.]

referred, 72.
Public documents—see Documents.
Public Expenditures, the Committee on ...... 76
bill (H. R. No. 239) to limit-[By Mr. Law.


referred, 199.
Public lands—see Lands.
the Committee on the...................

instructions to...
joint resolution (H. R. No. 7) requesting the

Commiitee on the Public Lands to in-
quire into the expediency of reporting
an act to protect the right of actual set-

tlers upon the-[By Mr. Whittemore.]
referred, 71.
bill (H. R. No. 52) to renew certain grants

of, to Alabama-[By Mr. Stokes.)
referred, 72.
bill (H. R. No. 58) to prevent the further

sale of the, of the United States except
as provided for in the preëmption and
homestead laws and the laws for dispos.
ing of town sites and minerallands-[By

Mr. Julian.]
referred, 72; printed, 84.
bill (H. R. No. 59) to extend the provisions

of the homestead act to the orphan chil-
dren of deceased soldiers who are under
the age of twenty-one years-[By Mr.

referred, 72; printed, 84.
bill (H. R. No. 60) to close the, system in

certain States-[By Mr. Julian.]
referred, 72; printed, 84.
bill (H. R. No. 61) to amend the act entitled

"An act to sécure homesteads to actual
settlers on the,” approved May 20, 1802,
and the acts amendatory thereof, ap-
proved March 21, 1864, and June 21,

1866–[By Mr. Julian.]
referred, 72; printed, 84.
joint resolution (II. R. Mo. 16) granting the

right of way to the Memphis and El Paso
Pacific Railroad Company from El Paso

to the Pacific ocean -[By Mr. Shanks.]
referred, 73,


referred, 74.
bill (II. R. No. 101) authorizing the selec-

tion of, for school purposes on double
minimam lands in lieu of school sections
on such, taken for preëmption or other

purposes—[By Mr. Sargent.]
referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 103) granting, and the right

of way through the same to aid in the
construction of a canal in the State of

California-[By Mr. Sargent.]
referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 105) granting, to aid in the

construction of the Oroville and Vir-

ginia City railroad-[By Mr. Johnson.]
referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 196) granting, to the State

of California to be sold by said State to
actual settlers in quantities not exceed-
ing one quarter section to any one per-
son, and at a price not exceeding $2 50
per acre, to aid in the construction of a
railroad and telegraph line from the
town of Vallejo to Humboldt bay, in
the State of California-[By Mr. John-

referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 109) to aid in the construc-

tion of the Oregon Branch Pacific rail.

road-[By Mr. Smith, of Oregon.]
referred, 74.
bill (II. R. No. 110) to amend an act entitled

"An act granting, to aid in the con-
struction of a railroad and telegraph line
. from the Central Pacific railroad, in
California, to Portland, in Oregon,"
approved July 25, 1866-[By Mr. Smith,

of Oregon.]
referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 113) for the relief of certain

preëmption and homestead settlers along
the original route of the Union Pacific
railway, eastern division - [By Mr.

referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 114) to extend the preëmp-

tion and homestead laws of the United

States over certain-[By Mr. Clarke.]
referred, 74.
bill (H. R. No. 122) to repeal an act entitled

"An act to authorize the selection of
school districts in lieu of the sixteenth
section within the twelve-miles-square
reservation in the State of Alabama'' -

[By Mr. Taffe.]
referred, 75.


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