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Committee on Manufactures: claim of C. F. Stansbury for expenses in con

nection with London Fair of 1851 (32A-D9.1), arranged chronologically.

For docket, see entry 377. Committee on Military Affairs: claims (32A-D10.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (32A-D10.2), arranged chronologically. There is also

a docket volume (32A-110.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (32A-Dll.l), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (32A-D11.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Patents: Moore and Has call's harvesting machine (32A-D12.1)

and the Woodworth patent (32A-D12.2). Arranged chronologically within

each group. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (32A-113.1), arranged

alphabetically; and various subjects (32A-D13.2), arranged chronologi

cally. There is also a docket volume for the 2d session (32A-D13.3). Committee on Printing: claim of Thomas Ritchie (32A-D14.1) and printing

and binding the 7th Census (32A-114.2). Arranged chronologically within

each group. Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (32A-D15.1), arranged

alphabetically. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: purchase of the Winder Building

in Washington (32A-D16.1) and various subjects (32A-D16.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume (32A

D16.3). Committee on Public Lands : various subjects (32A-D17.1), arranged chrono

logically. There is also a docket volume (32A-117.2). Committee on Revolutionary claims: a report on the claim of the heirs of

Lt. Bartlett Hinds (32A-D18.1). There is also a docket volume for the

Ist session (32A-D18.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (32A-D19.1), arranged alpha

betically. There are also 2 docket volumes (32A-119.2). Committee on Roads and Canals: canal around the falls of the Ohio River

(32A-D20.1) and various subjects (32A-D20.2). Arranged chronologically

within each group. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (32A-D21.1), arranged chron

ologically. There is also a docket volume (32A-D21.2). Committee on Ways and Means: papers relating to appropriations for the

Interior Department (32A-D22.1), the Navy Department (32A-D22.2), the Post Office (32A-D22.3), the State Department (32A-D22.4), the Treasury Department (32A-D22.5), the Viar Department (32A-D22.6), and others (32AD22.7); deficiency bill and relief of S. Morris Waln (32A-D22.8); and West Point Military Academy appropriation (32A-D22.9). Arranged chron

ologically within each group. Select Committees on the Foundation of the Extension of the Capitol (32A

D23.1); and to Investigate the Connection of Thomas Corwin, Secretary of the Treasury, With the Claim of George A. Gardner Allowed by the Mexican

Claims Commission (32A-D23.2).
Committee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 351.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 14 vols. 4 ft.

391 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1851 and 1852; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and

messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (32A-EI). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 36 vols. 8 ft. 392

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (32A-Fi), the Secretary of the Treasury (32A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (32AF3), the Secretary of War (32A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (32A-F5), the Postmaster General (32A-F6), the Secretary of the Interior (32A-F7), and others (32A-F8). Arranged chronologically within each group.

393

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 15 ft.

Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: various subjects (32A-41.1). Committee on Agriculture: establishment of an Agricultural Bureau in

Tiashington (32A-G2.1); homestead bill to grant land to actual settlers

(32A-G2.2); and various subjects (32A-G2.3). Committee on Claims: claims (32A-G3.1), arranged alphabetically by peti

tioner. Committee on Commerce: breakwaters, buoys, lighthouses, clearance of ob

structions, and other aids to navigation (32A-G4.1); customhouses (32AG4.2); fishing bounties (32A-G4.3); free trade between the United States and Canada (32A-G4.4); harbors (32A-G4.5); marine hospitals (32A-G4.6); ports of entry (32A-G4.7); prohibition of immigration of convicts, felons, and paupers from foreign countries to the United States (32A-G4.8); relief of American seamen (32A-G4.9); steamboat laws (32A-G4.10); telegraph line from Fort Independence, Mo., to the Pacific coast (32A-G4.11); and

various subjects (32A-G4.12). Committee on the District of Columbia: bridges (324-65.1); charters and

incorporations, other than railroads (32A-65.2); railroads (32A-G5.3);

schools (32A-45.4); streets (32A-G5.5); and various subjects (324–65.6). Committee on Elections: various subjects (32A-66.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: fisheries (32A-47.1); forcible intervention

of one State in the internal affairs of another State (32A-G7.2); French spoliation claims (32A-47.3); Hungary (32A-G7.4); Mexican indemnities (324-67.5); release of Smith O'Brien and associates from British detention (32A-37.6); rights of American citizens in foreign lands (32A-67.7); settlement of international disputes by peaceful means (32A-G7.8); and

various subjects (32A-47.9). Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (32A-G8.1). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (32A-69.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: additional compensation for assistant marshals

for taking the 7th Census (32A-G10.1); abolition of the office of chaplain in Government service (32A-G10.2); abolition of slavery (32A-G10.3); courts (32A-G10.4); Mexican indemnity claims (32A-410.5); repeal of the fugitive slave law (32A-G10.6); wheeling, W. Va., Bridge (32A-G10.7); and various subjects (32A-G10.8).

G13.3); navy yarim vious subjects (324-613.)

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Committee on Manufactures: duties (32A-G21.1) and exhibits at London Fair

of 1851 (32A-G11.2). Committee on Military Affairs: civilian superintendents for national ar

mories (32A-G12.1); claims (32A-G12.2); and various subjects (32A-412.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: aid to the Collins Line of steamships (32A

G13.1); corporal punishment in the Navy (32A-G13.2); mail steamers (32AG13.3); navy yards and drydocks (32A-G13.4); spirit rations in the Navy

(32A-G13.5); and various subjects (32A-G13.6). Committee on Patents: extension of the patent of Uri Eamons for a cylin

drical planing machine (32A-G14.1); extension of the patent of Cyrus H. McCormick for improvements in reaping machines (32A-G14.2); extension of the patent of Zebulon and Austin Parker for improvements in the application of hydraulic power (32A-G14.3); extension of the Woodworth patent for the planing of boards (32A-G14.4); protection of patent rights (32A

414.5); and various subjects (32A-G14.6). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: construction of an air line

railroad from New York to Washington for transportation of the mails (32A-G15.1); mail routes (32A-415.2); mail steamers (32A-G15.3); Sunday mails (32A-G15.4); Wheeling Bridge (32A-G15.5); and various subjects

(32A-G15.6). Committee on Printing: various subjects (32A-G16.1). Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (32A-G17.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: bridges over the Potomac River

(32A-G18.1); Washington waterworks (32A-G18.2); and various subjects

(32A-G18.3). Committee on Public Lands: additional compensation for registers and re

ceivers of land offices for locating military-bounty-land warrants (32AG19.1); grant of lands to aid educational and eleemosynary institutions (32A-G19.2); grant of lands to aid the construction of railroads (32AG19.3); land offices (32A-419.4); modification of the Military Bounty Land Act of 1850 to give 160 acres of land to soldiers of the War of

1812 (32A-419.5); and various subjects (32A-G19.6). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (32A-G20.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (32A-G21.1), ar

ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: construction of a canal around the falls

at Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. (32A-G22.1); construction of a railroad to the Pacific Ocean, particularly Asa lihitney's proposal (32A-G22.2); and

various subjects (32A-G22.3). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (32A-G23.1). Committee on vays and Means: additional appropriation for the national

armory at Harpers Ferry (32A-G24.1); branch mints (32A-G24.2); capitation tax on immigrants (32A-G24.3); cigars and tobacco (32A-G24.4); claims against the United States for debts of the Republic of Texas (32A-G24.5); colonization of free Negroes in Liberia (32A-G24.6); customhouses (32A-G24.7); increased coinage of silver (32A-G24.8); increase of 20 percent in the pay of clerks and messengers in the executive departments (32A-G24.9); tariff on iron, coal, glass, and cotton (32A-G24.10);

tariff on salt, ivory, and raw silk (32A-G24.11); and various subjects (32A-G24.12).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 1 ft.

394 Grouped by subject as follows: amendment of the Military Bounty Land Act of 1850 to give 160 acres of land to soldiers of the War of 1812 (32AH2.l); creation of a new land district in western Iowa, and the establishment of the land office at Kanesville (32A-H1.2); grant of lands to aid education (32A-H2.3); grant of lands for aid to the indigent insane (32AH1.4); grant of lands to aid the construction of railroads (32A-H1.5); homestead bill (32A-H1.6); increased compensation for locating land warrants (32A-H1,7); land grants for the construction of plank or macadamized roads (324-H1.8); land grants of 160 acres for each member of the Western Farm and Village Association of New York (32A-H1.9); pensions (32A-H1.10); and various subjects (32A-Hl.ll). Arranged chronologically within each group.

393

ELECTION RECORDS. 2 in.

Credentials of Representatives (32A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State.

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS. 4 vols. 9 in. 396

Original miscellaneous documents, lst session (32A-Kl) and 2d session (32A-K2). Arranged numerically within each group.

OTHER RECORDS. 9 in.

397 Two volumes of roll calls (32A-), arranged chronologically; and various papers (32A-L2), arranged by subject.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For transcribed or printed reports of the Committee on the Territories, see entry 217; the Committee on Military Affairs, entry 288; the Committee on Ways and Means, entry 302; the Committee on Private Land Claims and the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, entry 317; the Committee on the Post Office and post Roads, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 345; and the Committee on Claims and the Committee on Elections, entry 359.

RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. 2 ft.

398 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (32C-Al); petition book (32C-A2); register of House bills (32C-A3); register of resolutions sent to the President, heads of departments, and committees, 32d Congress, Ist session, to 36th Congress, 1st session (32C-A4); register of House documents, reports, and bills (32C-A5); register of executive documents (32C-16); register of miscellaneous documents (32C-A7); compilation of House membership by State, 1789-1853 (32C-48); membership of standing and select committees, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 38th Congress, 2d session (32C-49); ner-spaper book (32C-A10); and contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 33d Congress, 1st session (32C-]]).

OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.

399 Memoranda of the Clerk's Office, including evidence of items withdrawn from his custody (32C-B1), arranged alphabetically by subject. For letter book of outgoing correspondence, 588 entry 360.

INDEXES. 2 vols. 4 in.

400 Index to private claims, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 33d Congress, 2d session (320-ci) and indexed register of House and Senate documents, reports, and bills (32C-C2).

THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS, 1853-55

First Session, December 5, 1853-August 7, 1854
Second Session, December 4, 1854-March 3, 1855

Records of Legislative Proceedings

402

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 4 vols. i ft.

Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (33A-AI); and legislative journal, 1st session (33A-A2) and 2d session (33A-A3).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 6 ft.

402 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (33ABl); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (33A-B2); and 8 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (33A-B3). Arranged numerically within each group. There are also a simple resolution of Aug. 7, 1854 (33A-B4), and the enrolled parchment of a vetoed House bill, H. R. 392 (33A-B5).

2 in.

BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

Senate bills (33A-Cl), arranged numerically.

404

COMATTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 12 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: For minutes, see entry 377. Committee on Agriculture: For docket, see entry 390. Committee on claims: claims (33A-01.1), arranged alphabetically; and var

ious subjects (33A-D1.2), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (33A-D1.3). For letter book, see entry 293; and minutes, entry

351. Committee on Commerce: claims (33A-D2.1); apprenticeship in the merchant

marine service (33A-D2.2); cargo of vessels (33A-D2.3); navigation, revenue, and collection laws (33A-D2.4); passenger regulations at the port of Bremerhaven, Germany (33A-D2.5); port of entry and collection district at Island Pond, Vt. (33A-D2.6); railroads (33A-D2.7); river, harbor, and channel improvements (33A-D2.8); warehousing system for imports into the United States (33A-D2.9); and wreck of the vessel

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