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Order, questions of, a motion directing Sergeant-at-arms to bring in absent members out of order

when a quorum is not present......
a motion to draw for seats during proceedings under call of the House out of

order ...................... .
a motion by one member out of order when another member had been recog.

nized by the Speaker as having the floor......
Oregon, member from the State of, appears, viz: Rufus Mallory..

granting lands to, for construction of military wagon road from Coos Bay to Roseburg
Bay..............................................................................

See 8. 167.
amending act granting lands to, in aid of military road from Eugene City to eastern
boundary of ...................................

See H. R. 1672, S. 679.
giving consent of United States to erection of bridge across Willamette River from Port-
land to east bank..

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

See S. 895.
letter from Secretary of Treasury relative to light-house at mouth of Aquina Bay.

(PETITIONS FROM.)

218, 201

Ochner, Charlotte ...

325
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141

154

228

O'Connor, Catharine................. .

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Obio, citizens of, mail routes from Beverley to Moscow Mills....

Dinsmore to Fryburg ........
for greater economy in public expenditure....
for modification of tax on whiskey and tobacco.....

90, 99, 129
for establishment of mail route and discontinuance of route 9227

110
relative to tax on tobacco......

111, 130
for appropriation to improve harbor of Ashtabula .........

116, 175, 345
for erection of new custom-house in Cincinnati ....

116
for extension of mail route 9392.....

129
for amendment of twentieth section revenue law of July, 1868.....

141
for relief from certain constructions of internal revenue law.....
relative to bounty to drafted men

141
for reform in certain abuses....

141
for increase of duty on chicory .......
for amendment of naturalization laws .....

164, 175
relative to Northern Pacific railroad .....

193
city council of Cincinnati for appropriation to purchase site for custom-house
and post office .......

197
against increase of duty on steel .....

197, 271
for amendment to Constitution, 197, 239, 270, 280, 293, 294, 312, 331, 345, 357, 412, 413, 469, 470
for abolition of franking privileges ......

201, 293
relative to tax on sugar...............

202
relative to dividing the State into three judicial districts

227, 271
for enlargement of Sault Ste. Marie ship canal.............
against extension of fifty per cent. bankrupt law..

238, 241
for restricting power of Secretary of Treasury to sell bonds

240
that Congress may extend invalid pension laws......

258
for abolition of franking privileges.......

263, 323
for appropriation to Soldiers' Orphan Home at Gettysburg

330
against further grants of land to railroad companies....

330
relative to sales of gold........

344
Academy of Fine Arts of Cincinnati for copyright law....

434
Oliver, Franklin..

116
See H. R. 1595.
Oliver, Solomon ....

See H. R. 1588.
Oregon, citizens of, mail route from Roseburg to Randolph, P. O...............................

Louisville to Elk City.....
legislature of, joint resolution for grant of land along wagon road from Tillamook Val.

ley to the Portland Road, Yam Hill County
for commission to investigate losses from Indian depreda-

tions ............
relative to granting and confirming certain lands to State

of Oregon.....
for aid in constructing Columbia River and Hillsboro'
railroad ...

91, 277
for Oregon and Washington Navigation Improvement
Company .......

91
for railroad from Willamette Valley to mouth of Colum-

bia River ...................
rescinding resolution passed September 19, 1866..
for aid to railroad from Humboldt River to Klamath Lake.
for light-house at Yaquina Bay ........

296
Oriental Powder Company ....

98
Osborn, Alvin, et al.

211
Owners of steamboat Meteor...

324

111

95, 103, 113
103, 113

180

Pacific Railroad, Secretary of Interior transmits copies of certain papers in relation to, and report

concerning .......
report of commissioners on, &c .......
granting right of way to Denver....

See S. 570.
Missouri and Arkansas, amending act aiding, and facilitating early construction
of various different lines of......

See H. R. 1784, 1846.

204, 245

Page

245

Pacific Railroad, aiding San Diego and Gila Southern Pacific and Atlantic ........

See H. R. 1840.
amending Denver Pacific and providing for Southern Atlantic Gulf and........

See H. R. 1846.
Secretary of Interior transmits report of president of the Union.
granting right of way to Memphis, El Paso, and ...

See H. R. 1845, H. Reg. 465.
consent of Congress to incorporation of Northern...

See H. Res. 438.
authorizing transfer of certain lands from Union Pacific, Eastern Division, to

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Denver Pacific ....*****

360

See S. 871.

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Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, to change its name to Kansas Pacific
Railway ..................

476
up le-
and branches, in reference to the proper completion of..............

See H. Res. 470.
Pacific Ocean, to perfect and complete railroad and telegraph communication with...

See H. R. 1785.
Paraguay, relative to difficulties with, Secretary of Navy transmits information..

321. 462
Passengers in steamships and other vessels, regulating the carriage of ......

See S. R. 162.
to prevent collection of illegal taxes on ........

310
See H. R. 199.
Passports in France, relative use of, by United States citizens.....................
Patent Office, Commissioner of, transmits account of receipts and expenditures of his office.......

letter from, relative to need of greater accommodations......

transmits annual report.........
appropriation for salaries and contingent expenses of, for January and February,
1869..............

See H. R. 1809.
Paymasters, for the relief of............

See H. R. 1765.
Paymaster General, Secretary of War transmits extract from report of, relative to transferring

certain funds appropriated for reconstruction purposes from districts having

large balances to those having none .....
Peabody, George, relative to gold medal presented to .............,
Pennsylrania, members from the State of, appear, viz: Samuel J. Randall, Charles O'Neill,

Leonard Myers, William D. Kelley, Benjamin M. Boyer, John M. Broomall,
Henry L. Cake, Daniel M. Van Auken, George W. Woodward, Ulysses Mercur,
George F. Miller, Adam J. Glossbrenner, William H. Koontz, Daniel J. Morrell,
Stephen F. Wilson, Glenni W. Scofield, John Covode, James K. Moorhead, and
George V. Lawrence........................................................
Oliver J. Dickey, in place of Thaddeus Stevens, deceased, and S. Newton Pettis, in
place of Darwin Finney, deceased, appeared as members from, and were sworn

................................................................
J. Lawrence Getz appeared.........
to establish telegraph lines between Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore,
and Washington ............

See H. R. 1504, 1689.

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authorizing erection of suitable post office building in Lewisburg................

See H. R. 1509.
changing post route No. 2243, in l'nion county.....

See H, R. 1508.
giving consent of the government to bridge across Delaware river, between Phila-
delphia and Camden......

See H, R. 1559, S. 761.
Thomas Williams appeared...
Pensions, Commissioner of, letter from, relative to need of greater accommodations........
appropriations for payment of ...

See H. R. 1464.
additional agency for paying, in Tennessee..

See H. R. 1566.
providing drawback in certain cases.....

See H. R. 1567.
establishing agency in Decatur, Alabama ..........

See H, R. 1569.
amendatory of act regulating, for widows and minor children of deceased soldiers....

See H. R, 1608.
relating to operations of laws of ......

..... 165, 319,
See H. R. 1682, 1916, 2020,
restoring to soldiers employed in civil service..

See H, R. 1786.
Postal serrice, promoting celerity of....

See H. R. 1835.
Postmaster General, called on for information concerning contract with Wells, Fargo & Co., for

carrying overland mail....
transmits reply to above ......
transmits estimates for his office...
called on for copy of advertisement for proposals to furnish postage stamps.
transmits reply to above ......
to report what reduction can be made of officers, salaries, &c., in his office ..
transmits reply to above ..
report, &c., on cheap postal telegraph system...
to open negotiations with European governments for further reduction of inter-
national postage ....

See H. Res. 416.
transmits list of fines imposed, &c., for mail transportation for year ending

June 30, 1868.....

.

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Miysouri...

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135

Page.
Postmaster General, abstract of offers to carry the mails............

487
Post Office Department, amending laws relating to......

134
See H. R. 1617.com
appropriations for....

228
See H. R. 1808.
Post roads, in Connecticut.......

261, 267
See H. R. 1856, 1861.
in Kentucky..........

296
See H. R. 1894.
in Montana........

297, 415
See H. R, 1900, 1999,
from Waynesville, North Carolina, to Clifton, Tennessee........

413
See H. R. 1990.
in Tennessee .....

414
******

See H. R. 1997.
establishing certain ..........

453
See H. R. 2006.
Post routes, establishing certain...

49, 134
See H. R. 1496, 1658.
changing No. 2243, in Union county, Pennsylvania

See H. R, 1508.
establishing in Iowa ........

........ 56, 134
See H. R. 1536, 1648.
Alabama..

102, 243, 297
. See H. R. 1577, 1822, 1825, 1902.

107, 182
See H. R. 1583, 1527, 1743.
Delaware

132
See H. R. 1614.
Ohio .....

133,
See H. R. 1631, 1874.
Colorado..

134
See H. R. 1659.
Montana ...

See H, R. 1662.
Maryland ..........

166
See H. R. 1696.
North Carolina..

166, 363
See H. R, 1698, 1986.
Indiana ....

167
See H. R. 1713, 1717. *****
Nebraska.......

168
See H. R. 1729.
Kansas ...

182
emman

See H. R. 1743.
Tennessee...

........ 203,

203, 219, 243
See H. R. 1777, 1802, 1822.
Idaho .........

205
See H. R. 1792.
New Mexico..........

245
See H. R. 1844.
changing time for carrying mail on No. 7177....

113
See H. R. 1592
extending No. 9147, in Ohio........

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

133
See H. R. 1629.
establishing from Scottsboro', Alabama, to Salem, Tennessee

243
See H. R. 1822.
Yellow Creek, Alabama, to Serepta, Mi-sissippi....

414
See H. R, 1992.
Pre-emption laws, amendatory of ..........

133
See H, R. 1640.
Pre-emption sctllers, along original route of Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division, for relief of
certain .....******See H. R. 1652.

134
President of the United States, declaring who may vote for electors of, &c.....

See H. R. 1463.
called on for copy of instruction to American minister at London

concerning "Alabama claims."....
transmits report of the Secretary of State in reply to above....
proposed request to, to recall Reverdy Johnson, minister to Eng.
land ...........

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

See H. Res. 364.
proposal to give appointing power of registers in bankruptcy to..

See H. R. 1467.
requested to endeavor to obtain settlement from Russia of claims
of Benjamin W. Perkins......

11. 148
annual message of, and reference to the various committees.....

ordered to be printed .......................

laid on the table .....
called ov for correspondence with Mr. Moran, our acting chargé

d'affaires in London. .....
message from, concerning damages, &c., to the English schooner

Sybil .......................
called on to transmit report of special commissioners on Pacific
railway, and any attempts of said company to obtain money

from the government illegally, &c.....
transmits report of Secretary of Interior in reply to above.....

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President of the United States, transmits report of Secretary of State in reply to resolution of the

House of December 14...
transmits report of Secretary of State on correspondence between

United States minister at Brazil and Rear-Admiral Davis......
transmits report of Secretary of State in reply to resolution of

Congress of July 20, 1867, sympathy with Crete .............
transmits report of Secretary of State in reply to resolution of

House of December 16, 1868, on arrest of American citizens in

Paraguay ............. ................................. 143,
transmits copy of rules agreed upon between Chinese government
and United States minister for conducting proceedings of joint
tribunal in' cases of confiscation, &c............

143
transmits copy of consular regulations in China...

216, 486
transmits report of Secretary of State relative to gold medal pre-
sented to Mr. George Peabody......

217
to furnish information concerning people of Hayti and San Do-

mingo ...........:
proposal to increase the salary of, to $100,000 per annum........

See H. Res. 426.
transmits report of Secretary of State on imprisonment of Cos-

tello and Warren, in Great Britain.....
transmits report of Secretary of State on measures taken to

recover from Brazil the property of William T. Harris........
tellers to count the electoral vote of, appointed.......

277, 206
transmits report of Secretary of State on buildings occupied by

his department in Washington City..........
transmits reports of Secretary of State on encroachments of
agents of Hudson's Bay Company, in Alaska......

205
to appoint commission to revise the tariff laws and report.......

See H. Res. 446.
in reference to counting the electoral vote of Georgia...........
proceedings during counting of electoral vote for............... 314, 320,

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list of votes for, for constitutional term to commence 4th day of

March, 1869........ .......................................
Ulysses S. Grant declared elected.....
transmits report of Secretary of State on expenses of northwest-

ern boundary commission ........
transmits report of Secretary of State on gold medal presented to

Cyrus W. Field..........
transınits copy of correspondence relative to use of passports in

France by United States citizens.....
message vetoing H. R. 1460, copper tariff bill...
to transmit to the several States copies of constitutional amend-

ment passed February 26, 1869, requesting the....
transmits copy of convention between United States and Mexico.
transmits report of Secretary of State concerning release of Cos.

tello and Warren.........
recommending him to negotiate with Great Britain regarding

commercial intercourse, &c ......
Prince Edward's Island, report concerning ....
Printer, Congressional, to report cause of delay in furnishing agricultural report for 1867.......

transmits reply to above........
proposal that he should report and publish debates in Congress on and

after March 4, 1869 ........
Printing and engraving department of the Treasury, report on condition of............
of report of proceedings at soldiers' graves in May, 1868, relative to....

See H. Res, 419.
Quartermaster General, Secretary of War transmits report of, relative to manner of reducing

expenses of the War Department at and in vicinity of New York....

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Peck, Van Hook & Co..........
Paul, Lieutenant Thomas...

244
See H. R, 1834.
Pendleton, E. G..........
Penney, Ann....
Pennsylvania, citizens of, mail routes: Parker's Station to Carlesville..
Shaw's Land to Custard's.....

91
Lysburg to Wolf's Creek.....

339
for post route, and discontinuance of routes 2363 and 23

157
letter carriers of Philadelphia, for increase of salaries.....

17,71
letter carriers of Pittsburg, for increase of salaries.......

43
Underwriters' Board, of Philadelphin, for light-house ...
for modification of tax on tobacco and distilled spirits....

led spirits...-----..............53, 72, 122, 202, 239
for increase of tariff...
discharged soldiers of, for act granting them public lands........................
for universal suffrage...........

91
against free trade with British America ...

100
for amendment to the Constitution. . 110, 19

, 413

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in favor of civil service bill.....

122
for classification of sugar for tariff purposes.....

122, 130
for equal rights to all citizens...

130
"Progressive Friends," for protection of Indians ..

212
owners of vessels, for protection...

149
Board of Trade, of Philadelphia, relative to bankrupt law

149
relative to revenue laws...........

154
against increased duty on steel ....................

157
for reduction of duty on foreign salt ......

202, 280
for appropriation for Home for Disabled Soldiers ....

241, 280
officers and trustees of Pennsylvania College, Gettysburg.

263
for repeal of duties on imported barley ......

288, 324,

413
relative to medical corps of navy ...

323
Board of Trade of Philadelphia, relative to tonnage duties on American vessels in
Spanish ports....................

373
Board of Trade of Philadelphia, against secret sales or purchase of gold or bonds.

373
Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, for copyright law for paintings, &c........

373
for amendment to patent laws .....

402
relative to duty on crude petroleum........

434
Petty, Anna E .....

131
See H. R. 1610.
Phelps, C..

90
Phillips, Isaac.

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See H. R, 1745.
Phillips, J. W..........
Phillips, Samuel F...

****** See H. R. 1598.
Physicians, relative to drugs and medicines ......
Pierce, Leonard, jr...

101, 339
See H. Res. 452.
Pinkney & Brother ..
Pitcher, Charles A..
Pittman, Daniel ..

See H. R. 1699.
Pizor, Margaret ...

434
Pleasants, Isaac W..

362
Plummer, James ....

293
Polhammer, Valentin

131
Pool, R. C.....

470
Pool, Thomas ......
Porter, James, et al..

129
Potter, S. S.........

141, 149
See H. R. 1679.
Powers, Stephen ........

157
Prescott, John & George W.

293
Price, H. M ...

434
Primmer, Abraham .......
Pugh, Captain David N..

262
See H. R. 1858.
Punchard, Augustus W............

369
See S. 940.
Putnam, George F., et

98
Putnam, Lucy L............

98
Pyle, Morgan...

330

165

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(PETITIONS FROM]
Quincy, Josiah et al.......

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Railroads. (See Pacific Railroad) .....

enabling Holly, Wayne and Monroe Railway Company, in Michigan, to have the
subscriptions to its capital stock stamped.....

See H. R. 1486, S. 667.
authorizing Southern Maryland to enter District of Columbia...

See H. R. 1505.
incorporation of certain......

See H, R. 1507.

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