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Upham, Samuel C..
l'pright, Eliza Aun...
Upton, George B., et al.

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Venezuela, claimants under late convention between l'nited States and.

81
See H. R. 1562.
l'entilation of the Hall of the House, report of Allen C. Stimers..

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Vermont, members from the State of appear, viz: Luke P. Poland, Worthington C. Smith

3
Frederick F. Woodbridge appeared ..
providing for terms of circuit districts courts of United States for..

334
See S. 935.
Vessels, proposed drawback upon articles used in the construction of..

19
See H. R. 1462.
proposed repeal of certain acts concerning tonnage duty on Spanish

9
prohibiting carriage of nytro-glycerine, petroleuin, &c., on passenger.

See H. R. 1554.
extending laws relating to registry of.,

101
See H. R. 1571.
tonnage duties upon, of West Indian Spanish Islands

180
authorizing registry of certain...

204
See H. R, 1782, H. Res. 420.
repealing tonnage duties on Spanish...

See H. R. 1864.
providing for enrollment and license of certain foreign

See S. 926.
Vetoed bills, H. R. 1460, copper tariff

..418, 422, 423, 440
Vice-President of United States, Schuyler Colfax, declared elected for constitutional term to com.

mence on the 4th day of March, 1869.
Virginia, reconstruction committee to examine into affairs in and report legislation.

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proposed election in ..

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

See S. R. 173.
creating additional judicial district in .

See H. R. 1494.
relative to persons holding civil offices in provisional government of

132
See H Res. 397.
amending act changing certain collection districts in

203
See H. R. 1766.

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(PETITIONS FROM)
Vance, Charles R....
Vanderburg, G
Van Dorn, Earle
Veefort, George ..
Vermont, citizens of, that women shall have the same right as men to vote

for amendment to the Constitution...
legislature, joint resolutions of, relating to reciprocity of trade with Dominion of

Canada
relating to grants of public lands of the United States

bavigation between the United States and Canada
Vice, John
Vineent, W. S
Virginia, citizens of, masters and owners of vessels, for protection from illegal taxes
for continuance of Freedmen's Bureau

H. R. 1464.
Voightlander, Herman
Vorhees, Aun R..

See Sen. 909.

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War, Secretary of, to inform the House, amount of money expended for suppression of Indian

hostilities for 1866, 1867, and 1868..
transinits reply to above
transmits communication from Commissioner of the Freedmen's Bureau, asking

appointment of a committee to investigate administration of that bureau.
directing to sell Bergen Heights arsenal

See H. Res. 373.
transmits papers relative to sale of Fort Snelling reservation.
transmits report of Inspector General Hardie on purchase of army building in

New York
transmits papers, requesting a pension for Charles McCarthy

petition for removal of disabilities from certain persons
account of river and harbor kurveys for 1868..
papers, and recommending that Joseph Segar be allowed to keep

hotel at Fort Monroe
to report what has been done toward removing obstructions at Hell Gate, Long

Island Sound ..
transmits reply to above.
to communicate concerning improvements of Des Moines and Rock Island

Rapids..

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War, Secretary of, transmits report of Major General James Wilson in reply to above.

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transmits report of disbursements from June 30, 1865, to June 30, 1868.

74
to forward any reports concerning bridge across Missouri river at Kansas City.

78
transmits reply to above

103
to report what reduction can be made of number of officers, salaries, &c., in
his office ...

79
transmits reply to above

103
to report number of commissioned officers detailed for duty in various depart.
ments in New
York city.....

95
transmits reply to above...

231
tjansmits communication, with approval, from the Adjutant General, relative

to dropping from the rolls of the army Lieutenants Daniel Hitchcock, 5th
cavalry, and Wm. J. Mackay, 29th infantry, for desertion ..

103
transmits petition, praying continuance of Freedmen's Bureau in Virginia

104
relative to additional appropriations for bridge at Rock Island arsenal

104
transmitting petition of James Chew for removal of disabilities

104
to inform the House how many enlisted men now on duty in Texas, Mississippi,
and Virginia, were citizens of the late rebel States during the rebellion, &c..

111
above resolution rescinded..

176
to forward report of General T. J. Cram on ship canal through shoal water of
Maumee Bay, Ohio...

112
transmits reply to above..

231
reports deficiency in appropriation for government building, corner Seventeenth
and F streets

120
transmits copies of correspondence with Lieutenant General Sherman, con.
cerning purchase of land at Omaha, Nebraska..

121
transmits report of Brevet Major General Harney on Sioux Indians of Upper
Missouri

121
transmits petition of Wm. F. Taylor, auditor of public accounts of Virginia..

121
E. W. Anderson, formerly cadet United States Military
Academy

121
transmits claims of officers and crews of United States gunboat De Soto and
transport Crescent

126
authorizing him to place at disposal of National Lincoln Monument Association,
at Springfield, Illinois, damaged and captured ordnance, &c.....

133, 244, 476
See H. R, 1641, 1831, 2009.
asks favorable attention to claim of Mrs. H. S. Gates, widow of late Brevet
Brigadier General Wm. Gates

137
transmits report of Adjutant General on claim of Dr. Seth W. Langdon.....

137
Brevet Major General L. Thomas on national cemeteries ..

137
extract from report of Postmaster General, relative to transferring
certain funds..

143
petition of Wm. H. Richardson, of Virginia.

143
letter from Chief of Ordnance, on sale of arsenal grounds at St. Louis.

143
list of payments made and balances certified, under act of March 30,
1868 ..

144
report of board to investigate claims of H. H. Sayles, of Killingly,
Connecticut

144
return of vote by which James Mann was elected to Congress from
Louisiana.

152
report of Quartermaster General, relative to manner of reducing
expenses of War Department at and in vicinity of New York....

172
request of Inspector General for one fourth class clerk

177
report of Chief of Ordnance, on insufficiency of clerical force..

177
Engineers, recommending certain legislation .

177
board of officers on new building for War Department...

177
to report under what authority Alexander Dunbar, of Canada, is employed to
instruct the borse doctors of the United States army, &c..

177
transmits reply to above....

231
recommendiug repeal of 61st article of war...

187
transmits information relative to claim of Joseph Anderson

189
statement of contracts and purchases for ordnance department, for
1868 ..

190
statement of contracts made by quartermasters' department in De-
cember, 1868

190
letter of Commissary General of Subsistence, asking appropriation
of $9,000, for contingent expenses.

198
to report number, &c., of buildings in Washington occupied by his department.

198
transmits reply to above..

313
report of General Hazen on battle of Wasbita river.

214
Chief Engineer, concerning claim of Mr. Dowling, of Cali-
fornia, to Goat Island in San Francisco harbor..

225
to report concerning survey of Rondout harbor, New York

225
transmits reply as above...

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authorized to place at disposal of National Lincoln Monument Association,
at Springfield, Illinois, damaged and captured ordnance.

244, 476
See H. R. 1831, 2009.
asks appropriation of $6,000, to pay premiums to architects

257
to furnish information concerning criminals in the reconstructed States

260
transmits reply to above..

501
reporting against expediency of furnishing army clothing to inmates of houses
for disabled soldiers

262
relative to additional appropriations for reconstruction purposes...

268
to furnish information relative to surveys at Delaware breakwater.

274
transmits reply to above.

355
in reference to claims of J. E. Clarke and John T. Peabody.

277
to furnish the memorial of Brigadier General B. 8. Roberts, on subject of
draining the surplus waters of Lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan, and Erie,
into Ohio River, &....

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War, Secretary of, transmits papers in claim for salvage against Upited States steamer Leviathan.

to furnish information concerning publication of documents relating to the

rebellion...
transmits reply to above..

communication from commander fifth military district
to have surveys made of port of Chicago &c...
transmits report of subsistence stores supplied the Indians

po pern, relative to claim of Thomas Dowling to Yerba Buena
rep on cases of George O. Haine and Henry A. White..
account of expenses of national armory at Springfield

list of contracts made by engineer de particent during 1868
relative to certain funds appropriated for support of certain Indians.
gubmits communication from Commissary of Subsistence...
authorizing him to grant right of way to New York and Oswego Midland
Railroad Company, across public grounds at Fort Ontario, Oswego, N. Y...

See II. Res. 459.
relative to reimbursement to quartermasters' department, on account of sup-

plies to Indians
asks appropriation to pay premiums for approved plans for new War Depart-

ment building.
trausmits papers in case of C. B. Ferguson and others.

letter from General Roberts, relative to waste lands on Mississippi

River ...

petition of T. B. Manlove, for removal of disabilities.
to take charge of Gettysburg and Antietam national cemeteries ........

See 8. R. 119,
transmits report concerning adjournment of constitutional convention of Texas.
applications for removal of disabilities

of N. K. Trout, of Staunton, Virginia, for removal of

disabilities
Warren and Costello, report of Secretary of State, on their imprisonment in Great Britain.

release
Washington, delegate from the Territory of, appears, viz: Alvan Flanders...
repealing act passed by Territory of, relating to pilots, &c....

See H, R 1591.
Secretary of Treasury transroits letter from Secretary of, enclosing estimates of

expenses for legislative assembly of, and Secretary's office for year ending June

30, 1870..
oeding the buildings at Fort Steilacoom to, for insane asylum....

See H. Res. 414.
authorizing counties of Walla Walla, Klickitat, Skamania, and Clarke, to aid
Columbia River railroad..

See H. R. 1791.
regulating elections in..

See S. 810.
Washington City, repealing Sec. 2 of act making appropriations to completo defences of......

See H. R. 1685.
Washington, George, the Father of his Country, rerolution concerning effects of.
Wells, Fargo & Company, contract for carrying overland nails, transmitted by Postmaster Gen-

eral..
proposal to appoint committeo to investigate contract with.

minority report on contract with..
West Virginia, members from the State of, appear, viz: Chester D. Hubbard, Bethuel M. Kitchen,

and Daniel Polsley.....
providing for sale of lande, tenements, and water privileges belonging to the Uni-
ted States at and near Harper's Ferry, in the county of Jefferson

See S. 186.
providing for holding term of United States district court at Lewisburg.....

See H. R, 1875.
Wisconsin, members from the State of, appear, vz: Halbert E. Paine, Benjamin F. Hopkins,

Amasa Cobb, Charles A. Eldridge, and Cadwallader C. Washburn...
Philetus Sawyer appeared
granting lands to, in aid of certain railroads.

See H. R. 1899.
(Green Bay and Lako Pepin railroud.

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500

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300

See 8. 405.
breakwater, barbor, and ship canal at bead of Sturgeon Bay......

See S. 707.
Withdrawal of papers, viz:

Alabama and Winchester Railroad.
Alcau, L....
Anderson, James B.
Baden, J. W., administrator of G. L. Machenheimer
Bary, Sarah
Baugh, Wbite, and.
Beal, William B.
Bolton, James W. W.
Bowling, Golladay and..
Br.wling Green, M. E. Church South at..
Bray, McHenry.
Brewer
Butt, Sarah A., administratrix of Richard Butt.
Byrd, W. J..
Carpenter, B. D.
Chapman, John B..
Church, M. E. South at Bowling Green..
Cobb, O. P. et al.

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Withdrawal of papers. viz:

Colclazer, Jacob
Colclazer, Daniel y.
Colcluzer, D. V., for D. L. Howe.
Crandall, E. W.
Dove, S. M....
Drew, Janies A...
Dufour, Oliver.
Dumplio, John..
Duncan, Blanton, copies to be left.
Earle, James P.
Gibbons, F. A..
Gibbons, copies to be left.
Golladay and Bowling..
Grisham, Captain..
Hahn, Bershold.
Herman, Melinda.
Hix, Nancy ...
Hockaday, Elizabeth..
Holdep, A. G., copies to be left..
Howe, D, L., D. V. Colelazer for..
Hyman, Abram...
Infantry. 2d regiment North Carolina, mounted.
Kentucky University
Love, Hiram W., copies to be left.
McChesney, John H...
McChesney, Robert..
McKinney, N. D, copies to be left..
Machenheimer, John W. Baden, administrator of G. L..
Mans, Charles...
Martin Henry..
Matthews, Sarah
Methodist Episcopal Church South at Bowling Green
· Mitchell, Mis..
Montana militia..
Morrison, J. R. D.
Mounted infantry, 22 regiment North Carolina..
Mulloy, Jaines
Neill, Charles C., copies to be left.
Newman, Wm. H. & Co..
New Mexico...
North Carolina mounted infantry, 2d regiment.
Norton, Henrietta.
Patten, Mrs..
Patton, Colonel.
Pendleton, E. G.
Pilling. James..
Poss, Jacob..
Ray, Enos.
Reed, Nancy.
Riley, William H.
Rohr, Fred, G...
San yer, E...
Segar, Joseph, copies to be left.
Selden, James.
Shoemaker, A. C. V...
Sims, Daniel W.
Smith, Jeremiah, copies to be left
Stewart, Charles J.
Strutman, John....
Talbert, J. Thomas...
Taylor, Captain...
Thompson, James.
Thompson, James B...
Titman, Thomas Senior, by Augustus Titman.
Trevor, William A..
University, Kentucky.
Victor, Miss...
Van Hoffman, L. A. & Co..
Van Rensselaer, Solomon
White and Baugh.....

Winchester and Alabama railroad
Woman, in executive departments, concerning compensation of.

See H. Res. 454.
District of Columbia, concerning rights of...

See S. 177.
for better protection of..

See H. R. 1524, 1761.
Wyoming Territory, concerning boundary of....

See H. R. 1625.
credentials of J. S. Casement, claiming to be delegate from, presented....
proposal to change name of

See H. Res. 440.

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(PETITIONS FROM)

Waddell, Emanuel..
Waddell, William C. H
Wakeler, David

241

166

Page.
Wakeman, W., et al ..

227
Walker, Nahum ...
Wall, Elias..

510
Wallace, Hugh
Walters, Maria.

323
See H. R. 1954.
Walton, J. Whittlesey, et al.

181
Walsh, Catharine..
Wamaling, Julia L...

80
See H. R, 1557.
Ward, James T

81
See H. R. 1560.
Ward, Lafayette

89
Ward, R. G.

202
Ward, T. A..

See H. R. 1699.
Ware, J. W.

402
Warfield, Azel

312
Washbnrn, H. S.

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Washington Territory, citizens of, for repeal of act passed by legislature of said Territory.

110, 130
Waters, Richard.
Watson, Charles
Webb, Catharine..
Webb, John...

See H. R. 1479.
Webb, Thomas J......

56
See H. R. 1543.
Webster, Charlotte

211, 325
See H. R. 1917.
Weeks, John J..

312
Weeks, Nancy

174
Weichsel, Mary

110
Wellington & Cox.

182
Welsh, Captain William

148
Wendell, Edmond W.

See H, R. 1919.
Wentz, John W.....
Western Union Telegraph Company
West Virginia, citizens of, for revision of sections 78 and 94 of act approred June 20, 1869.

53
for removal of circuit court from Parkersburg to Wheeling.

111, 241
against removal of circuit court from Parkersburg to Wheeling. 149, 228, 283
for amendment to Constitution
for appropriation of lands to African race..

306
legislature of, joint resolutions, for aid to complete Chesapeake and

Ohio railroad
for law incorporating Washington and Cincinnati Railroad Company.
for donation of lands to West Virginia Central railroad

291, 297
Wetmore, Ann M
Wetmore, Thaddeus..

110, 476
Whaley, James

115
Whalley, Mary
Wheat, Joseph..

488
See H. R. 2017.
Wheeler, Charles...

330
Wheeler, Mary..

187
See H. R. 1750,
Wheeler, William A..

129
Whistler, Julia...

See S. 815.
White & Bauer

211
White, Edward W

43, 329
See H. R. 1959.
White, George W

21
White, H. A...

289, 325
See H. R. 1868.
White, James

116
White, Joseph L..

198
White, Joseph..

129
White, William A...
Whiting, Eliza

369
See S. 907.
Whiting, E. M.......

317
See H. R. 1913.
Whiting, Nathaniel R., et al..

294
Whitney, Charles W

See H. R. 1964.
Whitten, Eli

339
Whitten, Mary.

Seo H. R. 2019.
Whittemore, B. F

43
Wiard, Norman

91, 150
See H. R. 1680.
Wickersham, A. R., et al.
Wickham, William C....
Wilcox, Sarah A

See H. R. 1961.
Wilder, Lucinda A

See H. R. 1942.

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