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roads (35A-D12.4); and various subjects (35A-112.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35 A-D12.1, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also a volume of the committee clerk's calendar, 35th Congress, 1st session, to 36th Congress, 2d session (35A-D12.6);

and a docket volume (35 A-D12.7). For minutes, see entry 419. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (35 A-013.1); flag of the United States

(35A-D13.2); marine hospitals (35 A-D13.3); and William Walker and his followers (35 A-113.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, ex

cept 35A-113.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Cornmittee on Patents: firearms (35 A-D14.1); patent laws (35A-D14.2); power

looms for weaving (35 A-114.3); regulators for steam valves (35A-D14.4); surveying and calculating instruments (35A-114.5); typecasting machinery (35A-014.6); and various subjects (35A-114.7). Arranged chronologically

within each group. There is also a docket volume (35A-D14.8). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (35 A-015.1); Post Of

fice Department (35A-D15.2); post offices (35A-D15.3); and various subjects (35 A-D15.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except

35 A-D15.l, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on Printing: congressional and departmental binding (35A_116.1),

arranged chronologically. Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (35A-017.1); certain lands in

Louisiana (35A-D17.2); certain lands in Missouri (35A-117.3); and certain lands in the Territory of New Mexico (35A-D17.4). Arranged chronologically within each grouo, except 35A-D17.1, which is arranged alpha

betically. There is also a docket volume (35A-D17.5). Committee on Public Lands: agricultural and mechanical colleges (35A

D18.1); disposition of the public lands (35 A-D18.2); claims (35A-D18.3); land bounty for the War-of-1812 captors of the British ship Dauntless (35 A-118.4); railroads (35A-D18.5); and various subjects (35A-D18.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35A-D18.3, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also 2 docket volumes (35 A-D28.7).

For minutes, see entry 419. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (35A-019.1), arranged alpha

betically. There is also a docket volume (35 A-019.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (35A-D20.1), arranged alpha

betically. There is also a docket volume (35A-D20.2). Committee on the Territories: claims originating in the Territory of

Kansas (35A-D21.1); creation of a Territory of Nevada (35 A-D21.2); encouragement to railroad construction in the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska (35A-D21.3); roads and bridges in the Territory of Minnesota (35 A-D21.4); statehood for the Territory of Oregon (35 A-D21.5); and suffrage in the Territories (35 A-D21.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35 A-D21.1, which is arranged numerically. There are also a docket volume (35A-D21.7); and a volume containing rough docket entries for the 35th and 36th Congresses, and committee minutes, 36th Congress, 1st session, to 43d Congress, 1st session (35A

D21.8). Comittee on Viays and Means: the census (35 A-D22.1); claims (35A-D22.2);

coinage and finance (35A-D22.3); the collection of revenue (35 A-D22.4); the consular and diplomatic service (35A-D22.5); courts in the District of Columbia (35A-D22.6); general appropriations (35A-D22.7); Government clerks and salaries (35A-D22.8); the Houses of Congress (35 A-D22.9); Indians (35A-D22.10); Interior Departinent, including the land office system (35A-D22.11); lighthouses (35A-D22.12); Navy shop equipment (35 A-D22.13); the Northwestern Boundary Survey (35A-D22.14); pensions (35A-D22.15); the postal service (35 A-D22.16); printing and binding (35 A-D22.17); public buildings and property (35A-D22.18); the Smithsonian Institution (35A-D22.19); the tariff (35A-D22.20); the Territories (35 A-D22.21); and the White House (354-D22.22). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35A-D22.2, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also a docket volume (35 A-D22.23); and a volume of minutes, 35th Congress, 2d session, to 37th Congress, 1st session (35 A

D22.24). Select Committees: in Relation to the accounts and Official Conduct of

the Late Doorkeeper of the House of Representatives (35A-D23.1); on the Accounts of the Late Superintendent of Public Printing (354-023.2); on the Apportionment of Clerks and Messengers in the Several Departments of the United States Government (35 A-023.3); on Charges Against 0. B. Matteson, M. C. (35 A-D23.4); on Charges Against a Llember of the Committee on Accounts (35A-D23.5); Appointed to Inquire Into the Expenditure of Money for the purpose of Influencing the Passage of the Tariff of 1857 (35A-D23.6); Appointed to Investigate the Facts and Circumstances Connected With the Sale and Purchase of Property at Wilkins' or Willett's Point, Long Island, N. Y., for Fortification purposes in 1857 (35 A-0237); on Grant of Lands to the Niagara Ship Canal (35A-D23.8); on Levees on the Mississippi River in the States of Tennessee and Kentucky (35A-D23.9); on the Memorial of Artists of the United States (35 A-D23.10); to Which Was Referred the Message of the President Concerning the Kansas (Lecompton) Constitution (35A-D23.11); on Naval Contracts and Expenditures (354-023.12); to Investigate the Official Conduct and Accounts of William Cullom, Late Clerk of the House of Representatives (35 A-D23.13); on the Pacific Railroad (351-D23.14); on Printing (35A-D23.15); on the purchase by the Government of the Banking House of the Bank of Pennsylvania, in the City of Philadelphia (35 A-D23.16); on Reduction of the Expenditures of the Government, the Navigation Laws, and the Existing Duties on Imports (35 A-D23.17); on the Removal of Desks and Rearrangement of Seats of Members (35A-D23.18);

and on the Rules of the House (35A-D23.19). Committee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 404.

Conduct anand Expenditures on Constitutions are of the Pr

435

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 43 vols. ll ft.

Original annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1857 and 1858; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (35A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 50 vols. 12 ft. 436

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (35A-FI), the Secretary of the Treasury (35A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (35A-F3), the Secretary of War (35A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (35AF5), the Postmaster General (35A-F6), the Secretary of the Interior (35AF7), the Court of Claims (35A-F8), and others (35A-F9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35A-F8, which is arranged numerically.

(354-43.12); mint ami marine inventions 1635 steamers

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 22 ft.

437 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: Agricultural Bureau (35A-G1.1); agricultural

colleges and schools of practical sciences (35A-G1.2); monopoly of and

traffic in public lands (35A-G1.3); and various subjects (35 A-G1.4). Committee on Claims: claims (35A-G2.1), arranged alphabetically by peti

tioner. Committee on Commerce: bay, canal, channel, and river improvements (35A

G3.1); beacons, buoys, fog bells, and light-vessels (35A-G3.2); breakwaters and seawalls (35A-G3.3); changing names of vessels (35A-G3.4); claims (35A-G3.5); harbors and piers (35A-G3.6); lighthouse board (35AG3.7); lighthouse construction and maintenance (35A-G3.8); mail steamers (35A-G3.9); marine hospitals (35A-G3.10); marine inventions (35A-G3.11); marine signal codes (35A-G3.12); mint and assay branches (35A-G3.13); ports of entry (35A-G3.14); registry of ships (35A-G3.15); and various

subjects (35A-G3.16). Committee on the District of Columbia: acts of incorporation (35A-G4.1);

claims (35 A-G4.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; Potomac River bridge (35A-G4.3); railroads (35A-G4.4); roads and streets (35A-G4.5); schools and institutions (35 A-G4.6); street lighting (35A-G4.7); and

various subjects (35A-G4.8). Committee on Elections: various subjects (35A-G5.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (35A-G6.1); French spoliation claims

(35 A-G6.2); and various subjects (35A-G6.3). 35A-G6.1 and 35A-G6.2 are

arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (35A-G7.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (35 A-G7.2). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (35A-GE.l), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: bankruptcy law (35 A-G9.1); claims (35 A-G9.2),

arranged alphabetically by petitioner; courthouses, court reorganization, and court terms (35A-G9.3); office of chaplain (35A-G9.4); and various

subjects (35 A-49.5). Committee on the Library: distribution of public documents (35A-G10.1)

and various subjects (35A-G10.2). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (35 A-G11.l). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (35 A-G12.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; epidemic cholera (35 A-G12.2); military ordnance, inventions, and vehicles (35A-G12.3); militia armament (35 A-G12.4); national foundries (35A-G12.5); New York military defenses (35A-G12.6); and var

ious subjects (35A-G12.7). Committee on the Militia: militia armament (35A-G13.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: chaplains (35 A-G14.1); claims (35A-G14.2),

arranged alphabetically by petitioner; increased pay for Navy officers

(35A-G14.3); and various subjects (35 A-G14.4). Committee on Patents: claims (35 A-G15.1), arranged alphabetically by peti

tioner; Colt patent for revolving pistol (35 A-G15.2); india rubber patents (35 A-G15.3); materia medica system (354-615.4); patent laws

(35A-615.5); planing machine patents (35A-615.6); power-weaving loom patent (35A-615.7); surveying and calculating instruments (35A-615.8);

and various subjects (35A-G15.9). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (35A-G16.1); mail

routes (35A-G16.2); ocean mail routes (35A-G16.3); overland mail route, California via Arizona (354-616.4); postal rates and laws (35A-G16.5); post offices (35A-G16.6); and various subjects (35A-G16.7). 35A-G16.1 is arranged alphabetically by petitioner; and 35 A-G16.2 and 35A-G16.6

are arranged alphabetically by subject. Committee on Printing: various subjects (35A-G17.1). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (35 A-G18.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (35A-G19.1). Committee on Public Lands: land grants for agricultural colleges and

other public institutions (35A-G20.1); claims (35A-G20.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; geological surveys of public lands on the Pacific coast (35A-G20.3); land grants for the benefit of historical and antiquarian societies (35A-620.4); land grant (Fort Brooks) to the city of Tampa, Fla. (35 A-G20.5); land grant to person who may discover cause of milk sickness (35A-G20.6); monopoly of and traffic in public lands (35A-G20.7); railroads (354-G20.8); and various subjects (35A

G20.9). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (35A-621.), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (35A-G22.1), ar

ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: river and canal improvements (35A-G23.1). Committee on the Territories: claims (35A-G24.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; Kansas Territory (35 A-G24.2); overland route to Califor

nia via Arizona (35A-G24.3); and various subjects (35A-G24.4). Committee on lays and Means: claims (35A-G25.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; iron, coal, and salt (35 A-G25.2); mint and assay offices (35A-G25.3); tariff and revenue laws (35 A-G25.4); and various subjects

(35A-G25.5). Select Committee on the Pacific Railroad: Kansas valley route (35A-G26.1)

and Phelps bill (35A-G26.2).

PETITIONS AND MEMORILLS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS V.HICH VERE TABLED. I ft.

438 Grouped by subject as follows: agricultural colleges and other institutions of learning (35A-H1.l); claims (35A-H1.2); lst article of the Constitution of the United States (35 A-H1.3); franking privilege (35A-H1.4); Lt. Matthew Fontaine Maury (35 A-H1.5); meteorological observations (35AH2.6); military bands (35A-H1.7); national currency and uniform rates of interest (35A-H1.8); national foundries (35 A-H1.9); ocean mail routes (35A-H1.10); Pacific mail service (35 A-H1.11); public lands (35A-H1.12); railroads (35A-H1.13); Rock Island (35 A-H1.14); supplying water on the Ohio River (35A-H1.15); telegraph lines to Fort Larannie and Salt Lake (35 A-81.16); Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Co. (35A-H1.17); and various subjects (354-41.18). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 35A-H1.2, which is arranged alphabetically by petitioner.

ELECTION RECORDS. 1/2 in.

439 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (35 A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS. 9 vols. 2 ft. 440

Original miscellaneous documents, 1st session (35A-Kl) and 2d session (35A-K2). Arranged numerically within each group.

OTHER RECORDS. 3 in.

441 Two volumes of roll calls (35A-LI), arranged chronologically; and a letter from N. B. Banks to the Speaker, announcing his resignation from the House (35A-L2).

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

IMPEACHMENT OF THOMAS IR!.IN. 4 in.

442 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Thomas Irwin, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the liestern District of Pennsylvania (35B-A2).

IMPEACHMENT OF JOHN C. WATROUS. 1 ft.

443 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against John C. Watrous, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Texas (35B-B1). For other papers relating to the impeachment of Judge Watrous, see entries 427 and 457.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, see entry 414.

RECORD BOOKS. 9 vols. 1 ft.

444 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (35C-Al); petition book (35C-A2); record of orders of the day (35C-A3); record of committee reports (35C-A4); a volume showing the libraries designated by Members of Congress to receive books under the act of Mar. 3, 1857 (35C-A5); and 4 account books recording expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 35th Congress, 1st session, to 37th Congress, 1st session (35C-A6). For membership of standing and select committees, and a register of resolutions, see entry 398; for a record of referrals to and reports from the Court of. Claims, see entry 413; and for a register of executive documents, a register of House and Senate documents, reports, and bills, a register of House bills and resolutions, bill book of House bills based upon reports from the Court of Claims, a register of reports from the Court of Claims, and account books, see entry 428.

Locuments 82ster of reports of resoluts membersh

OTHER RECORDS. 1/2 in.

Receipts for records withdrawn (35C-B1) and correspondence relating to Dunlop's Digest of United States Laws (35C-B2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For Clerk's letter book, see entry 415.

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