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is also a docket volume with index (42A-F4.2). For another docket,
see entry 504; and minutes, entries 491 and 504. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: establishment of an inter
national metric system of coinage (42A-F5.1) and revision of mint and coinage laws (41A-F5.2). Arranged by subject. There is also a rough
docket volume (42A-F5.3). For minutes and docket, see entry 504. Committee on Commerce: correspondence relating to the offices of warden
and harbormaster at Philadelphia (41A-F6.1); Nautical Almanac for 1870 (41A-F6.2); security of life on board vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam (41A-F6.3); and the Welland Canal (42A-F6.4). Arranged
chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: bridges (42A-r7.1); erection of a
new jail (41A-F7.2); Washington Aqueduct (41A-F7.3); and WashingtonGeorgetown Canal (41A-F7.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a docket volume, 41st Congress, 1st session, to 45th Congress, 1st session (41A-F7.5); and a volume of minutes, 41st
Congress, 1st session, to 44th Congress, 2d session (41A-F7.6). Committee on Education and Labor: a docket volume (41A-F8.1); a volume
of minutes, 41st Congress, 2d session, to 420 Congress, 3d session
Refugees, Freedman, and Abandoned Lands (41A-F8.3).
Morey v. McGraney, Louisiana (47A-F9.1); contested election cases of
various subjects (41A-F9.14). Arranged by subject. Committee on Foreign Affairs: Alabama claims (42A-F10.1); appointments
to the committee (41A-F10.2); claims (42A-F10.3); commercial relations between the United States and wexico (41A-F10.4); complaint against the United States consul at Yokohoma, Japan (411-510.5); debt of the Dominican Republic (41A-F10.6); discontinuance of consulates at La Rochelle, France, and St. Petersburg, Russia (41A-F10.7); Emigrant Convention between the United States and Great Britain (411-F10.8); internal revenue fraud cases (41A-F10.9); letter from the Secretary of War relating to the survey of the Bay of Samana (41A-F10,10); opinion of the Solicitor of the Treasury on the question of the violation of the treaty concluded with Russia on Dec. 6, 1832 (414-710.11); Paraguayan affairs (411-F10.12); personnel matters in the diplomatic service (41A-F10.13); presentation of medals to officers of the American Navy by the King of Portugal (41A-F20.14); proposed meeting of the International Statistical Congress (41A-F10.15); stipulations to prevent the counterfeiting of trade-marks (41A-F10.16); telegraphic
communications between the United States and France (41A-F10.17); Salviati mosaic portrait of Abraham Lincoln (41A-F10.18); and Venezuela awards (41A-F10.19). Arranged by subject, except 41A-F10.3, which is arranged alphabetically. For minutes, see entry 491; and
docket, entry 504. Committee on Indian Affairs: payment of the claims of loyal Choctaws and
Chickas aws awarded under the provisions of the treaty of 1866 (414F11.1); report of the commissioner appointed to examine the claims of the Wyandot Indians (41A-F11.2); survey of Navaho Indian Reservation in New Mexico (42A-F21.3); wnion between the Eastern and Western
Cherokees (41A-21.4). Arranged by subject.
minutes, see entry 449. Committee on the Judiciary: claim of William McGarrahan to certain land
and mines in California (42A-F13.1); collection of debts due the United States from southern railroad corporations (411-F13.2); compensation of district attorneys for valuable services which are not provided for by statutes (41A-F13.3); establishment of judicial districts (41A-F13.4); gold and bribery investigation (41A-F13.5); House bills referred to the committee (42A-F13.6); increased compensation for district judges (41AF13.7); increased compensation for criers and bailiffs (414-713.8); per diem deductions from pay of Representatives on account of absence (41AF13.9); power of commissioners to take bail for the appearance of prisoners (42A-F23.10); protection of purchasers of lands at tax sales under the act for the collection of taxes in the Insurrectionary States (41A-F13.11); title to Yerba Buena Island (41A-F13.12); use of the Military in enforcing laws against illegal distillers in New York (414F13.13); views of Judge Ogden Hoffman on the charges against himself and Judge Field (42A-F13.14); and various subjects (42A-F13.15). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 41A-F23.6, which is arranged numerically. There is also a volume of minutes, 41st Congress, 3d session, to 420 Congress, 3d session (41A-F13.16). For other minutes
and a docket, see entry 504. Committee on Manufactures: For docket, see entry 491. Committee on military Affairs: administrative papers of the committee
(414-15.1); correspondence, printed, between Gen. W. T. Sherman and Maj. Gen. W. S. Hancock regarding Hancock's claim to military command (41A-F15.2); granting of bounty to honorably discharged soldiers (41AF15.3); investigation of alleged sales of appointments to the Military and Naval Academies by Members of Congress (41A-F15.4); removal of military depot from Fort Vancouver, Washington Territory, to Portland, Oreg. (41A-F15.5); and various subjects (47A-F15.6). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume (41A-F15.7).
For another docket, see entry 504. Committee on the Militia: For docket, 388 entry 491. Committee on Naval Affairs: various subjects (41A-F16.1), arranged chrono
logically. Committee on the Pacific Railroad: appointments to the committee (41A
F17.1); committee calendar (41A-F17.2); House and Senate bills referred to the committee (41A-F17.3); papers from or about the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad (42A-F17.4), Central Pacific Railroad (41A-F77.5),
Missouri and Arkansas Railroad (41A-F17.6), Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Gulf Railroad (41A-F17.7), Oregon Branch of the Pacific Railroad (42A-F17.8), Southern Pacific Railroad (41A-F17.9), Union Pacific Railroad (42A-F17.10), and Western Pacific Railroad (47A-F17.11); material relating to Leland Stanford (41A-F17.12); and statistical directory of narrow-gage railways in North America (41A-F17.13). Arranged chrono logically within each group, except 41A-F17.3, which is arranged numer
ically. For docket and minutes, 888 entry 491. Committee on Patents: a volume of minutes, 418t Congress, 2d 888sion, to
43d Congress, 2d session (42A-F18.1). For docket, see entry 491. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: abolition of the franking
privilege (41A-F19.1); convention with North German Union regarding postal service (42A-F19.2); committee appointments (42A-F19.3); erection of post offices (42A-F19.4); establishment of mail-steamer service from Florida to Cuba (42A-F19.5); establishment of mail routes (42A-F19.6); House bills and resolutions referred to the committee (42A-F19.7); manufacture and printing of stamped envelopes (42A-F19.8); reduction of postage rates between the United States and Sweden (42A-F19.9); rights of a Member of Congress in the exercise of the franking privilege (41AF19.10); and various subjects (42A-F19.11). Arranged chronologically
within each group, except 471-F19.7, which is arranged numerically. Committee on Private Land Claims: For docket, soe entry 491. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: new jail for the District of
Columbia (41A-F21.1); House restaurant (42A-F21.2); statement of expenditures on the repair and refurnishing of the White House, calendar
year 1869 (41A-F21.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Public Expenditures: For dockets, see entries 465 and 504;
and minutes, entries 491 and 504. Committee on Public Lands: administrative papers (41A-F23.1); appointments
to the committee (41A-F23.2); eulogies on the death of Hon. William Smyth, a member of the committee (414-F23.3); House and Senate bills and resolutions referred to the committee (41A-F23.4); Indian affairs (41A-F23.5); land claims and problems (42A-F23.6); land grant to aid in the construction of a toll road or turnpike from Mariposa to Yosemite Valley in California (41A-F23.7); land grant to Utah Territory to aid in the reclamation of desert lands (414-F23.8); railroad land grants-policy, routes, and problems (47A-F23.9); and river and harbor improvements (41A-F23.10). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 41A-F23.4, which is arranged numerically. For minutes, see
entry 491; and docket, entry 504. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: For docket, see entry 491. Committee on Railways and Canals: a docket volume, 41st Congress, 1st
session, to 420 Congress, 3d session (41A-F25.1). Committee on the Territories: For minutes, see entry 434; and docket,
entry 491. Committee on Viays and Means: administrative papers (41A-F27.1); alleged
violation of the United States-Russian treaty of 1833, with respect to hemp (41A-F27.2); ample description of the office of the Naval Officer of the District of New York (41A-F27.3); appointments to the committee (426-F27.4); bills and resolutions referred to the committee (414F27.5); Canadian fisheries (41A-F27.6); commodity tariffs (41A-F27.7);
commodity taxation, domestic (42A-F27.8); discrete papers of the committee (42A-F27.9); frauds upon the Government (41A-F27.10); fraudulent trade-narks on foreign watches (41A-F27.11); funding bill (41A-F27.12); income tax (41A-F27.13); investigation of the transfer of gold and other transactions of the subtreasury at San Francisco with the Bank of California (41A-F27.14); papers from or about various executive departments: Stato (41A-F27.15), Treasury (41A-F27.16), and War (414F27.17); tariff policy (41A-F27.18); taxation policy (41A-F27.19); revenue bill (42A-F27.20); and various subjects (41A-F27.21). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 41A-F27.5, which is arranged aumerically. There are also a docket volume, 20 and 3d sessions (474F27.22); and 4 volumes of the Treasurer's accounts which were referred
to the committee (41A-F27.23). For another docket, see entry 504. Select Committees: on Postal Telegraph Lines (42A-F28.1); on Reconstruc
tion (41A-F28.2--for docket and index of this committee, see entry 504); on the Causes of the Reduction of American Tonnage (41A-F28.3); on the Ninth Census, including a docket and minutes (42A-F28.4); on the Lighting, Heating, and Ventilating the Halls of Congress (41A-F28.5); and to Attend the Funeral Ceremonies of Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas (41AF28.6).
ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 28 ft.
519 Printed executive documents, 1st session, 1 volume (41A-G1); original executive documents, 2d session (41A-G2) and 3d session, 16 volumes (42A03). Original miscellaneous documents, Ist session (41A-G4); 2d session, 1 volume and loose papers (41A-25); and 3d session, 4 volumes and loose papers (41A-G6). Arranged numerically within each group.
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 29 ft.
520 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, wless otherwise indicated. Committee on Appropriations: aids to navigation (41A-H1.1); erection of
and improvements to Government buildings (41A-H1.2); increased pay for Government workers (41A-H1.3); proposed Arctic exploration by Capt. C. F. Hall (41A-H.4); Territorial affairs (42A-H1.5); and various sub
jects(42A-H1.6). Committee on Commerce: various subjects (41A-H2.1). Committee on Elections: various subjects (41A-H3.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Cuban independence, belligerency, and re
lated matters (21A-H4.1); and various subjects (41A-H4.2). Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (41A-H5.1). Committee on the Judiciary: various subjects (41A-H6.1). Committee on Military Affairs: various subjects (41A-H7.1). Coromittee on Patents: various subjects (41A-H8.1). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads : abolition of the franking
privilege (41A-H9.1); mail routes (41A-H9.2); stamped envelopes (41A
H9.3); and various subjects (41A-H9.4). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (42A-110.1). Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (41A-1111.1).
Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (41A-H12.1).
veterans of the War of 1812 (41A-H13.1), arranged alphabetically by
petitioner. Committee on the Territories: admission of Utah Territory as a State
(41A-H14.1). Committee on Ways and Means: barley (41A-115.1); books (41A-115.2); coal
(41A-H15.3); competitive sale of United States bonds and gold at public auction (47A-H15.4); flouring mills (41A-H15.5); funding bill and matters relating to banking (42A-H15.6); income tax (41A-H15.7); iron, steel, and the report of Hon. David A. Viells, Special Commissioner of the Revenue (414-805.8); lead (41A-H15.9); leather and hides (41AH15.10); legacy and succession taxes (41A-H15.12); lumber (41A-H15.12); oils (414-15.13); protection of American industry and labor (414H25.14); shipbuilding materials (41A-H15.15); soda (411-115.16); tea, coffee, sugar, and molasses (41A-H25.17); tobacco, cigars, and snuff (41A-H15.18); trees, plants, and shrubs (41A-H5.19); vinegar (41A
115.20); watches (41A-H15.27); and various subjects (41A-H15.22). Select Committee on the Causes of the Reduction of American Tonnage:
various subjects (41A-H16.1). Select Committee on the Ninth Census: various subjects (42A-117.1). Select Committee on Reconstruction: removal of legal and political
disabilities (42A-118.1) and various subjects (41A-H18.2).
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS WHICH WERE TABLED. 7 in.
521 Grouped by subject as follows: abolition of the franking privilege (414-419.1) and various subjects (41A-H19.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
ELECTION RECORDS. 1 in.
522 Credentials of Representatives (41A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 ft.
Roll calls (41A-KI), arranged chronologically.
Records of Impeachment Proceedings
IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD BUS TEED. I ft.
524 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Richard Busteed, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Alabama (41B-Al). For other papers relating to the impeachment of Judge Bus teed, see entry 510.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
For index to claims, pensions, etc., see entry 498.
ROCORD BOOKS. 17 vols. 2 ft.
525 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (41C-Al); petition book and index to public petitions (41C-A2); register of committee reports,