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Rnilroads, granting right of way through public lands to New Orleans, Mobile, and Chattanooga.

See H. R. 1516.
regranting certain lands in Alabama to Nashville and Decatur.......

See II. R. 1527.
authorizing building of military and postal from Washington to New York..........

See H. R. 621.
Vallejo and Humboldt Bay in California, granting lands to aid..................

See S. 349.
to secure the use of American iron in construction of land grant railroads ....

See H. R. 1578.
incorporating government anthracite ...

See H. R. 161).
granting lands to the Superior and State Line..

See H. R. 1650.
incorporating Central Indian, in Indian territory ...

See H. R. 1653.
granting right of way to certain, through territories of the United States, &e.......

See H. R. 1656.
Walla-Walla and Columbia River .................

See R. H. 1041.
Eufaula, Opelika, Oxford, and Gunterville, &c

See H. R. 1703.
aiding construction of Arkansas and Pacific.....

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

See H. R. 1721.
amending act granting lands to aid Lake Superior and Puget Sound

See H. R. 1726.
road from Central Pacific, in California, to Port-

land, in Oregon......
See H. R. 1228.
railroad from Missouri and Arkansas to the Pacific

O

See H. R. 1784.
from Davenport, Iowa, to Topeka, Kansas, authorizing construction of ..............

See H. R. 1789.
from Sioux City, Iowa, to Columbus, Nebraska, granting lands in aid of .............

See H. R. 1790.
Columbia River, authorizing counties of Walla-Walla, Klickital, Skamania, and Clarke,
in Washington Territory, to aid construction of..

See H. R, 179).
from Boise, Idaho, to the Humboldt River, aiding ...

See H. R. 1799.
confirming grant of lands to Selma, Rome, and Dalton.........

See H, R. 1824.
granting right of way to, from Green Bay to iron mines in Menomonee county, Michi-
gan ............. .............

See H. R. 1836.
enabling Jackson, Lansing, and Saginaw to change northern terminus..........

See H. R. 1837.
aiding San Diego and Gila Southern Pacific and Atlantic..

See H. R. 1840.
incorporating Columbia River ....

See H. R. 1845.
amending Denver Pacific, providing for Southern Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific ........

See H. R. 1846.
granting lands to Arkansas in aid of Mississippi, Ouachita, and Red River ...........

See H. R. 1850.
directing Secretary of the Treasury to withhold bonds sufficient from such railroads

as have received aid from United States to secure their construction in a first class
manner ........................................................................

See H. Res. 436.
granting public lands to New Orleans and Selma Railroad Company and Immigration
Association ......................................

See H. R. 1901.
loan of $5,000,000 to New Orleans and Selma

See H. R. 1976.
lands to Western Wisconsin, and extending time to St. Croix and Lake Sa-
perior..................................................................

See H. Res. 457.
right of way to New York and Oswego Midland ......

See H. Res. 459.
lands to Wisconsin to aid Green Bay and Lake Pepin ........

See $. 405.
incorporating Uniontown and Washington City, in District of Columbia ......

See S. 532.
granting right of way and public lands to Oroville and Virginia City ...

See H. R. 1998.
supplementary to act authorizing construction of Baltimore and Potomac......

See S. 936.
incorporating National Junction Railway Company ..

See S. 669.
extending time for completion of first twenty miles of Cairo and Fulton ..

See S. R. 238.
granting lands in Alabama to Tennessee and Coosa .

See H. R. 2010.
Rations to which army officers may be entitled, regnlating the value of extra..........

See H. R. 1889.
Raymond, Rossiter W., report of, on mineral resources of States and Territories west of the Rocky

Mountains .....

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Reconstruction, proposal to remove disabilities of F. J. Moses and Andrew Ramsey, of South
Carolina .......................................

11, 24
See H. R. 1468, 1469, 1484, S. 658.
proposal to remove disabilities of De Witt C. Senter, of Tennessee...

16
See H. R. 1478.
providing for an election in Virginia. .....

................. 13, 24
See H, R. 1485, 1472
respecting provisional governments of Virginia and Texas..

48
See S. R. 173.
removing disabilities of certain citizens of South Carolina ....

See K. R. 1513, 1514, 1543, 1616, 1617, 1793, 1913, 1991.
removing disabilities of certain citizens of Georgia... .....55, 56, 132, 166, 167, 203, 347

See H. R. 1515, 1544, 1619, 1699, 1716, 176 1984.
removing disabilities of certain citizens of Alabama...

........55, 203, 296, 346, 477
See H. R. 1518, 1770, 1772, 1892, 1977, 2011, 2012, 2013, and H. Res. 417.
removing disabilities of certain citizens of Florida..

See H. R. 15.00 .. ........................
enforcing laws of United States in the State of Georgia ..

See H. R. 1546.
removing disabilities from certain persons............78, 167, 184, 242, 291, 346, 402, 414, 415, 470

See H. R. 1556, 1720, 1746, 1819, 1880, 1978, 1988, 1995, 2001, 2008.
removing disabilities from certain persons in Louisiana ......

........ 81, 414
See H. R. 1560, 1994.
removing disabilities from certain persons in North Carolina .................... 124, 145, 243

See H. R. 1598, 1673, 1821.
relative to persons holding civil offices in provisional governments of Virginia and
Texas ........................................

132
See H. Res. 397.
removing all unconstitutional officeholders, &c.

133
See H. R, 1636.
to aid in administration of justice in Virginia ..

135
See H. Res. 400.
proposed transfer of funds from districts having large balances to those having
none.

143
securing certain rights to the lately reconstructed States .....

167
See H, R. 1704.
to admit State of Mississippi to representation in Congress........

167
See H, R. 1706.
removing disabilities from certain citizens of Tennessee ..

167
See H. R. 1710.
regulating manner of applying to Congress for removal of disabilities, &c.

190
See H. R. 1752.
for better protection of loyal men at the South......

205
See H. Res. 423.
removing disabilities from certain persons in Mississippi

243
See H. R, 1823.
providing for holding elections in Mississippi ..

263
See H, R. 1860.
relating to rights of loyal citizens of Alabama .

296
See H. Res. 445.
removing disabilities from certain citizens of Washington, I

297
See H. R. 1905.
providing provisional government for Mississippi..

333
See H. R. 1968.
Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, proposal to continue Bureau of ..........

See H. R. 1464.
Commissioner of, asks investigation...........

42
Reede, David W., concerning arrest of, by Sergeant-at-arms, &c...

..........392, 425, 426, 442
Registry of vessels, extending laws relating to ...

101
See H. R. 1571.
Representation of the two-fifths of such persons who have hitherto been held in slavery, making
provision for ....................

203
See H. R. 1774.
Representatives in Congress, providing manner of election of ...

See H. R. 1886.
Repudiation, Congress will entertain no project looking towards, &c..........

58, 60
Resolutions, (see end of this letter.)
Reynolds, Brevet Major General Joseph J., proposing thanks to...

See H, Res. 385.
Rhode Island, members from the State of, appear, viz: Thomas A. Jenckes and Nathan F.

Dixon .....
Riley's Manual, proposal to purchase ...............

See H. Res. 406.
Rivers, appropriating certain moneys for improving navigation of Savannah ..........

See H. R. 1618, 1769.
aiding construction of railroad and wagon bridge across Missouri......

134
See H. R, 1655.
authorizing James Gallaher and his associates to build and maintain a bridge across the
Missouri ............................

168

...
relative to bridges across Ohio..........

See H. R. 2014.
Rules of the House, proposal to amend, so as to increase number of members of Committee on
Pacific Railroad by two ......

225
proposal to suspend 16th and 17th joint rules during remainder of the Congress. 482, 487

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Resolutions of the House-
By Mr. Archer: Judiciary Committee to report a bill appropriating money to reimburse

the President for expenses incurred in the impeachment trial..
By Mr. Arnell: directing the payment to Mrs. Hines, of Arkansas, the balance due her

late husband as a member of the House of Representatives...

relative to Ku Klux Klan outrages in Tennessee ..........
By Mr. J. M. Ashley : asking the Secretary of War for report of General Cram on snrvey

for ship canal, Maumee Bay ...
By Mr. Baker : referring the report of the Commissioner of Education to the Committee

on Education and Labor ......

Committee on Public Lands to inquire as to relief for Sebastian Reichert......
By Mr. Banks: referring to Committee on Foreign Affairs & request that the President

obtain a settlement of the “ Perkins" claim...
to print papers relating to the Chinese and Japanese indemnity fund.
relative to the claim of Benjamin W. Perkins and others against the Russian goy.

ernment..........................
By Mr. Beaman: suspension of rules on House bill No. 1808...
By Mr. Beck: asking Secretary of the Treasury relative to orders, regulations, &c.,

respecting the execution of the internal revenue laws.

Committee on Reconsituction to print certain documents......
By Mr. Blair : authorizing a warrant for the arrest of John H. Bell and David W. Reeves.

interrogatories to John H. Bell ..............
interrogatories to David W. Reeves ....

for the discharge of Blair and Reeves....
By Mr. Broomall: relative to the President's annual message.....

to bring to the House absent members.....
dispeuring with further proceeding under the call of the House
relative to the pay of committee clerks ....
relative to the furnishing of the hall and committee rooms of the House of Repre

sentatives .......................
By Mr. Boutwell: concerning the condition of Virginia, Mississippi, and Texas ...
By Mr. Brooks: authorizing the Reconstruction Committee to summon witnesses.........

for the discharge of Florence Scannell......
By Mr. B. F. Butler : asking the Comptroller of the Currency as to the exchange of

securities by national banks, &c.....
asking Secretary of the Treasury for information as to the American fisheries on

the coast of the British Provinces ......
protesting against counting electoral vote of Georgia......
to pay expenses of sending home the remains of Thaddeus Stevens ..

relative to printing the report of the comiittee on Prince Edward's Island ..
By Mr. Cake: to print extra copies House bill No. 1,349 ...

to print eulogies on the late Thaddeus Stevens ...
By Mr. Churchbill: asking the Secretary of the Interior for report on the Union Pacific

railroad ..............................
By Mr. Sidney Clarke: asking Secretary of the Interior as to the expenses of the com-

missioner to treat with the Osage Indians.....
asking Secretary of the Interior why certain Kansas Indian trust lands have not

been put into market ..
By Mr. Cook : Committee on Roads and Canals authorized to examine witnesses under

oath ....... ........ :

concerning Anderson and Switzler contested election case......
By Mr. Coburn: Committee on Public Expenditures to inquire into Wells, Fargo & Com-

pany'y contracts .....

relative to the admission of the people to the galleries ...
By Mr. Cornell: asking the Secretary of War for information relative to the survey of

Rondout Harbor.....
By Mr. Covode: granting use of a portion of the Capitol for inauguration proceedings,

(concurrent) ....

relative to certain relics in the Interior Department..
By Mr. Cullom: relative to Hayti and San Domingo .....
By Mr. Dawes: relative to the eight-hour law .....

asking Secretary of the Treasury for report relative to engraving and printing in

the Treasury Department..........
concerning Wimpy & Christy contested election case...
authorizing the Select Committee on Election Frauds to employ additional clerks..
for the arrest of Florence Scannell ....

to print report and testimony in the New York election frauds......
By Mr. Dawes: to pay Simon Jones, J. Willis Menard, and Caleb S. Hunt, claimants of

seats in the House ......
appointing a Committee to inform the Senate of the election of T. M. Pomeroy as

Speaker ...............
appointing a coinmittee to inform the President of the election of T. M. Pomeroy

an Speaker of the House.
By Mr. Dickey : announcing the death of Hon. Thaddens Stevens..
By Mr. Ela: referring to Banking and Currency Committee an inquiry as to further legis.

lation respecting insolvent banks...
Committee on Printing to investigate the stationery contracts of the Interior

Department......
to print the report of the Special Commissioner of the Revenue .....

relative to printing the debates of Congress, (concurrent)...
By Mr. Eliot: Committee on Commerce to inquire as to the repeal of acts concerning

tonnage duties on Spanish vessels ...................

asking Secretary of War for the report of General James H. Wilsor...
By Mr. Elliott: on the death of Hon. James Hinds, of Arkansas.
By Mr. Farnsworth: relative to buildings rented by the various departments..
By Mr, Garfield : appointing a select committee on the census......

ensure of E. D. Holbrook, delegate from Idaho Territory......

to print testimony &c., taken by the Comunittee on Military Affairs...
By Mr. Golliday: relative to the transportation of petroleum on passenger vessels.......
By Mr. Griswold: relative to the claim of Oliver Bascom...

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Resolutions of the House-Continued.
By Mr. Paine: relative to representation of the State of Georgia in the House .......

inquiry of Secretary of War relative to trial, &c., of persons in reconstructed

Statey .........
By Mr. Pettis : on tha death of the late Darwin A. Finney, member of Congress ...

on Chaves ts. Clever contested election case...
By Mr. Peters: to print eulogies on Hon. T, Stevens....
By Mr. Perham: relative to the payment of arrears of pensions....
By Mr. Pike: relative to the payment of United States notes......
By Mr. Pile: relative to farther protection of life and property on rivers fiowing into the

Gulf of Mexico.......
asking Secretary of War for engineer officer's report on the bridge over the Mis-

souri River at Kansas City ........

relative to the pay of Matt. Szegadz, deceased.......
By Mr. Poland: Committee on the Revision of the Laws authorized to employ a clerk....
By Mr. Prince: referring the contested election case Wimpy and Christy to the Committee

of Elections ......
asking Seeretary of the Interior for information concerning amount of claims

against Cnited States for taking census in 1860 ...
By Mr. Price: calling on Secretary of the Interior for report on Union Pacific railroad...

relative to national banks certifying checks.....
asking Secretary of the Interior for report of the President of the Union Pacific

railroad ..........
By Mr. Pruyn: relative to the adınission duty free of "flowering plants”...

to print report of the Smithsonian Institution .................
By Mr. Randall: relative to amending the Rules ....
By Mr. Raum: relative to mileage of members at the July session. 1867.......
By Mr. Robertson : asking Secretary of the Navy for correspondence of Rear-Admiral

Davis concerning the Paraguay difficulties ..
By Mr. Robinson: calling on the President for additional correspondence with our chargé

d'affaires in London......
By Mr. Roots : relative to enlarging the Committee on Pacific Railroads'.........
By Mr. Ross: to draw seats.......

relative to naturalization.....
By Mr. Schenck: Committee on Revision of the Laws to inquire as to amending the natu-

ralization laws .....
calling on Secretary of War for information in relation to work on Hell Gate...
calling on Secretary of War for information in relation to certain officers in and

about New York City .........
asking Secretary of the Treasury his reasons for continuance of certain offices

under the government....
proposing to print report of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue ....
to print tax bill ...,
appointing tellers to count the electoral vote .......
directing the Clerk to inforın the Senate that the House is ready to count the elec-

toral vote.....................................
directing the Clerk to present the vetoed copper bill to the State Department ....
to suspend certain joint rules, (concurrent).....
relative to the attendance of the inaugural ceremonies by the members of the

House ....

relative to fisheries on coast of British North America .....
By Mr. Scofield : Committee on Recoustruction to examine into affairs in Georgia........

relative to adjournment over a Saturday ..........
calling on Secretary of the Treasury for correspondence with the collector and sur-

veyor of the port of Philadelphia...
By Mr. Shanks: Committee on Military Affairs to inquire as to furnishing clothing to in-

mates of Soldiers' Homes .......
relative to the pay of members from Arkansas ....

reviving Special Committee on Treatment of Prisoners of War, &c......
By Mr. Shellabarger : on Tennessee contested election case..
By Mr. Spalding: relative to resumption of specie payments ...

relative to repudiation, &c .........

providing for evening sessioun of the House....
By Mr. Starkweather: relative to protection of fur seal in Alaska...

asking Secretary of State in regard to American vessels destroyed by rebel vessels

in the late war...............................................
By Mr. Stover: to pay W. F. Switzler for contesting Anderson's seat....
By Mr. Sypher: relative to the organization of inilitia in the southern States.
By Mr. Tift: relative to amending the bankrupt law.....

to print evidence on Georgia affairs.......................
By Mr. Upson : Louisiana contested election case ..
By Mr. B. Van Horn: relative to the consideration of House bill 1202. ...
By Mr. E. B. Washburne: notifying the Senate that a quorum of the House of Representa-

tives is assembled ......
notifying the President that a quorum of the two houses is in session, &c...
Postmaster General to communicate copy of contracts with Wells, Fargo & Co. for

carrying the mails ........
directing the return to the Oregon legislature of a certain paper.....
adjournment over the holidays.....
Postmaster General to communicate e copy of advertisements for proposals to furnish

postage stamps ......
inquiry of State Department respecting a commissioner to Spain.......
asking the President for report of commissioners to examine the character of the

Pacific railroad ......
inquiry of the Secretary Treasury as to the conduct of consular officers..........
Secretary State to give information as to the expenses of the northwest boundary

commission ..
asking Secretary of the Treasury as to the cost of the mint at Carson City, Nevada.

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