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Bills of the Senate-Continued.

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790 An act for the relief of Mrs. Sarah E. Brooker .........
810 An act to regulate elections in Washington and Idaho

Territories.
811 An act to provide for the reduction of the military forces,

and for other purposes.
815 An act granting a pension to Julia Whistler...
827 An act to amend an act entitled "An act to protect all per

sons in the United States in their civil rights and to fur-
nish the means of their vindication," approved April 9,

1866.
830

An act for the relief of Orlando Brown ...
832 An act to fix the salary of the bailiff of the Court of Claims.
836 An act for the relief of Celestia P. Hartt......
844 | An act for the relief of Captain James Hunter, United

States navy.
845 | An act for the relief of Abbott Q. Ro88 .....
846 An act granting a pension to Charlotte Crane ...
860 An act for the relief of Wright Duryea ...
862 An act amendatory of the act providing for the sale of the

arsenal grounds at Saint Louis and Liberty, Missouri,

and for other purposes, approved July 25, 1868.
863 An act relating to telegraphic communication between the

United States and foreign countries.
871 An act to authorize the transfer of lands granted to the

Union Pacific Railway Company, eastern division, to the
Denver Pacific Railway and Telegraph Company, and
to expedite the completion of railroads to Denver in the

Territory of Colorado.
877 An act to remove the charge of desertion from certain sol-

diers of the second North Carolina mounted infantry.
891 An act for the relief of George Fowler and the estate of De

Grasse Fowler, deceased, or their assigns.
895 An act giving the consent of the United States to the erec-

tion of a bridge across the Willamette river in Oregon,

from the city of Portland to the east bank of said river.
896 An act confirming certain purchases of lands in the Ionia

district, Michigan, made by Charles H. Rodd and

Andrew J. Campeau.
900 An act granting a pension to William B. Looney, of Ala-

bama.
901 An act granting a pension to Otis Hemenway...
902 An act granting a pension to J. R. Cailahan, of Chariton,

Iowa.
903 An act granting a pension to Horace Peck, of Charlton,

Massachusetts.
904 An act granting a pension to Benjamin T. Raines, of

Indiana,
905 An act granting a pension to Clark Hall .....
906

An act granting a pension to Elizabeth Clarke ...
907 An act granting a pension to Eliza Whiting....
908 An act granting a pension to J. B. W. Haynes, of Union

county, Ohio.
909 An act granting a pension to Anne R. Voorhees.....
910 An act granting a pension to the children of Martin N. Slo-

cum, deceased.
923 An act for the relief of Captain James Kelly
924 An act for the relief of Ellen Simms...
926 An act to provide for the enrollment and license of certain

foreign vessels.
935 An act to provide for a term of the circuit and district

courts of the United States for the district of Vermont.
936 An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to au-

thorize the extension, construction, and use of a lateral
branch of the Baltimore and Potomac railroad into and
within the District of Columbia," approved February 5,

1867.
937

An act granting a pension to Daniel B. Lewis ...........
938 An act granting a pension to Mary Hodgson
939

An act granting a persion to Agnes Ellen Kleiss....
940
| An act granting arrears of pension to Augustus W. Pun-

chard.
941 An act granting a pension to Benjamin C. Stone...........
942 | An act granting a pension to Sarah E. Haines...

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Cable, authorizing Secretary of Treasury to admit free of duty certain submarine telegraph.....

See S. R. 229, H, R. 474.
California, members from the State of, appear, viz:

Samuel P. Axiell and William Higby ........
granting lands to, to aid construction of Vallejo and Humboldt Bay railroad ........

See S. 349.
James A. Johnson appeared ......
aiding San Diego and Gila Southern Pacific and Atlantic railroad ..

ic and Atlantic railroad ..................

See H, R. 1840.
relinquishing interest of United States in certain lands to city and county of San Fran-
cisco....

See H. R. 1841.
Calls of the House....
Cambria, Secretary of the Treasury to issue American register to the bark....

See H. Reg. 420.
Canals, Mississippi and Mexican Gulf asks appropriation of $300,000

See H. R. 1520.
aiding construction of New Orleans and Ship Island..

See H. R. 1545.
ship, around Falls of Niagara..........

See H. R. 1202.
exempting canal boats from payment of tonnage duties.................

See H, R. 1605.
ship, for construction of Mississippi and Mexican Gulf...

See H. R. 1623.
for construction of around Big Muscle shoals on Tennessee river

See H. R. 1771.
ship through Maumee Bay to Lake Erie, report of General Cram.....
Capitol, proposal to grant portion of, for unofficial part of inauguration ceremonies..

cost of art decorations for...........
Carasso, Marinio, authorizing registry of schooner...

See H. R. 1782.
Cemeteries, national, Secretary of War transmits report of Brevet Major General L. Thomas on.
to take charge of Gettysburg and Antietam..

See S. R. 119.
Cherokee neutral lands, relating to...................

See H. R. 1826.
China, relating to ocean mail steamship service between United States and............

See S. R. 104.
message from the President concerning consular regulations in ....
Church property in late rebellious States .........

See H, R. 1686.
Civil service of United States...........

See H, R. 948.
rights, amending act protecting all persons in...

See H. R. 1796, S. 827.
proposal to appoint committee to examine into’expcdiency of reorganizing, &c.
expenses of the government, appropriations for.....

See H. R. 2007,
Claims against United States, fixing amount due to lowa on certai

See H. R. 1491.
under late convention between United States and Venezuela............

See H. R. 1562.
providing for disposition of certain papers relating to military ..............

See H. R. 404.'
of citizens of Kansas, authorizing appointment of commissioner to settle.....

See II. R. 1727.
Clerks, fc., in Treasury Department in 1868, list of .....

of committees, proposal to pay six dollars per diem for services during fortieth Congress.

report on pay of ........
Clerk of, ihe House of Representatives,

annual report of, with list of employés, &c. ...........
contingent expenses.......
to inform the Senate that the House is now ready to receive that body for the purpose of

opening and counting the electoral vote.........
to pay John T. Young $2,509.........
letter from, relative to indices to executive documents and reports of committees..
to present to Secretary of State H. R. 1460, with certificate of passage over the President's

veto.....
proposal to pay Simon Jones, Caleb 8. Hunt, and J. Willis Menard, contestants, $2,500

each ........
above proposition agreed to..............
to pay Mrs. James Hinds, widow of late member from second district Arkansas, & gum out

of contingent fund equal to what his salary would have been...
proposal that he shall pay mileage to members and delegates for adjourned session of

fortieth Congress, held in July, 1867..............................................
Coast defence, relative to..........................

See S. R. 171.
Survey, to co-operate in geological surveys of States .....

See H. R. 411.
superintendent of, Secretary of Treasury transmits annual report of.
Coggeshall, Hon. W. T., providing for removal of remains of...

See H. R. 967.
Coinage, report of E. B. Elliott on international systems of inetrical.
Coin, prohibiting sale of on the part of the United States proposed ...

See H. R. 1477.
relating to contracts for payment of, &c........,

See H. R. 1744.

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Coin, directing Secretary of Treasury to sell $30,000 of surplus in treasury ..........

See H. R. 455.
Colfax, Schuyler, resolutions on his resignation as Speaker......
Colorado, delegate from the Territory of appears, viz: George M. Chilcott ........

laws of............
concerning boundary of ........

See H. R. 1625.
establishing certain post routes in..

See H. R. 1659.
enabling act........

See H. R. 1660.
to convert branch mint at Denver into assay office...

See H. R, 1757.
lands at Fort Collins to be subject to pre-emption and homestead entry....

See H. R. 2005.
Columbia Institution for Deaf and Dumb, expenditures of from June, 1857, to July 1, 1868.......
Commercial intercourse, between the different States and Territories, facilitating...

See H. R. 1757.
Commercial relations, between United States and Canada, report of Hon. Israel T. Hatch .......

of United States, with foreign countries, annual report of Secretary of State.
Commissary General of Subsistence, Secretary of War transmits letter from, asking appropriations

of $9,000 for contingent expenses..........

relative to act of July 4, 1864........................
Commission, to revise tariff laws and report.........

See H. R. 446.
Commissioners to revise the statutes of the United States, report of...........
Committees, clerks of, relative to pay of, &c.......
Committees, joint, to wait on the President...

report of...

to inform him that the two houses are ready to adjourn.
to wait on the President elect...........
to revise and fix the pay of the officers of the two houses, appointed on the

part of the Senate.......
to revise and fix the pay of the officers of the two houses, appointed on the

part of the Ilouse..........
on ordnance, appointed on the part of the Senate...

continued and appointed on the part of the House..............
retrenchment, permitted to report in writing........

on civil service in the several departments............
Committees, select, reconstruction, to examine into affairs in Virginia, Mississippi, and Texas, and

report, &c....
Georgia, with power to send for per-

sons and papers.....
Benjamin W. Norris appointed on........
to inquire into Ku-Klux outrages..............
authorized to summon witnesses on state of affairs in Georgia,

Virginia, Mississippi, and Texas.

print report of General Gillem .....
to inquire what action should be taken concerning representa-

tion of Georgia in the House................
on rules, to inquire into expediency of amendment to joint rules, taking from

all committees of conference power to increase any item of appropriation
in which both Houses have concurred, or to introduce any item of appropri-

ation not previously considered by the House or Senate......
ou ventilation of the hall, to inquire into character, &c., of "Root's Rotary

Blower".....
on election in New York, ordered and appointed...

Mr. Hubbard, Mr. Marshall, and Mr. Phelps excused.
supplemental report......
Mr. Kerr, Mr. Phelps, and Mr. Ross appointed...
testimony taken before, to be printed.....
to report at any time.....
to employ additional clerical force.....

minority report.........................
to attend remains of Darwin A. Finney, member from Pennsylvania, on their

arrival in New York to the place of interment appointed.

Mr. Glossbrenner appointed in place of Mr. Dawes.....
on ninth census, committee of seven ordered.....

appointed.........
to print certain matter....
Mr. Golladay excused and Mr. Beck appointed.

Mr. Beck excused and Mr. Nott appointed......
on irregularities of election in South Carolina....................

See H. R. 415.
on treatment of prisoners of war and Union prisoners, revived to enable them

to report only.....
to wait on the President and inform him of the election of Theodore M. Pome.

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Committees, standin roy as Speaker of dent and inform him of in......

Committees, standing, Judiciary, to inquire into necessity of legislation to secure government em-

ployés uniformity of compensation under eight-hour law, &c.
proposal to pay $50,000 to President Johnson for expenses on

impeachment trial.....................
to inquire into propriety of suppressing the Ku-Klux Klan.....
expediency of registry law for the Territories ......

appointing United States Commis-

sioners to hear and determine cases
in volving illegal slaveholding in

Kentucky......
to file minority and majority report on condition of affairs in

Maryland.....

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Committees, standing, Judiciary, to file minority and majority report on condition of affairs in

Delaware......
report of, on condition of affairs in Maryland.......
Ways and Means, to consider proposal to pay gold for greenbacks....

expediency of providing by law that Secre-

tary of Treasury sball sell surplus gold,

&c., and resumption of specie payments.
propriety of appointing commissioners to

adjust claims of loyal citizens of Tennessee.
See H. R. 398.
propriety of allowing contracts to be paid

in gold....
reducing duty on flowering

plants.....
Commerce, to inquire into expediency of repealing certain acts concerning

tonnage duty on Spanish vessels...
Mr. E. B. Washburne excused from acting as chairman of.....
Francis W. Kellogg appointed on....
to inquire of expediency of prohibiting the carrying of petro.

leum, &c., on passenger vessels........
to inquire what further legislation is necessary for promotion

of commerce in Gulf of Mexico waters.....
to inquire wbat legislation is necessary for protection of fur

seal in Alaska...
Revision of Laws, to inquire into certain proposed changes in the patu.

ralization laws......
appointed........
to employ a clerk with same compensation as clerk to

Judiciary Committee....
to consider propriety of extending time for taking ad-

vantage of bankrupt law.....
to inquire into certain operations under bankrupt law.

expediency of amending naturalization

laws ..............................
Revolutionary Claims, Mr. Trowbridge excused and Mr. Charles M. Ham-

ilton appointed.......
Aaron F. Stevens, Wm. Lawrence, and Wm. H.

Robertson excused, and Oliver H. Dockery, Jas.

H. Gong, and W. P. Edwards appointed.........
Militia, Nathaniel P. Banks and John P.C. Shanks excused, and John T.

Deweese and J. Hale Sypher appointed ..................
Revolutionary Pensions and War of 1812, Hiram Price, William B, Wash-

burn, and Henry D.Washburn
excused, and Alexander H.
Jones, J. W. Clift, and W.J.

Blackburn appointed........
Elections, Glenni W. Scofield excused and S. Newton Pettis and John H.

Stover appointed......
to inquire into the elections in South Carolina....

See H, R. 380.
reports from concerning Thomas A, Hamilton, of Tennessee...

J. S. Ca-ement, of Wyoming.......
Freedmen's Affairs, Halbert E. Paine excused and C. C. Bowen appointed.
Education and Labor, George S. Boutwell excused and B.F.Whittemore

appointed..........

Mr. Baker excused and Mr. Roots appointed......
Mileage, Henry Van Aernam excused and P. M. B. Young appointed.....
Expenditures in State Department, Frederick A. Pike and Reader W.

Clarke excused, and Michael Vidal,
Simeon Corley, and Thomas Boles

appointed.................
Expenditures in Treasury Department, Henry H. Starkweather excused.

Israel G. Lash and Nelson Tift

appointed.........
Expenditures in War Department, James A. Garfield excused and John R.

French appointed..................
Expenditures in Navy Department, Henry L. Dawes and Charles H. Van

Wyck excused, and Chas. P. Buck-

ley and Samuel F. Gove appointed.
Expenditures in Post Office Department, Benjamin Eggleston excused and

Joseph P. Newsham appointed.
Expenditures in Interior Department, William H. Koontz and Ginery

Twitchell excused, and Charles W. Pierce and C. H. Prince appointed..
Expenditures on Public Buildings, Nathan F. Dixon excused and

Thomas Haughey appointed...
Enrolled Bills, Benjamin F. Hopkins excused and John B. Callis ap-

pointed .....
Appropriations, Glenni W. Schofield appointed.......
to consider expediency of making appropriation for pensions..........

See H. Res. 377.
Pacific Railroad, Lawrence S. Trimble appointed on......
Public Expenditures, to inquire into certain allegations concerning pur-

chase of Alaska, published in Worcester Spy..
to inquire into and report concerning contract

with Wells, Fargo & Co ......................

report on above ...................
Roads and Canals, shall have power to examine, upon oath, scientific wit.

nesses in relation to bridges across Ohio River......

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