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41st Congress, 1st session, to 420 Congress, 3d session (41C-A3); register of executive documents, 42st Congress, 1st session, to 420 Congress, 3d session, together with index (42C-A4); register of miscellaneous documents (416-A5); list of requests for information from executive departe ments (426_A6); and 3 account books recording expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 41st Congress, 1st session, to 43d Congress, 2d session (41C-A7). For other account books, see entries 484 and 511.

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OTHER RECORDS. 7 in.

Check stubs showing expenditures from the contingent fund (42C-B2); list of appointments to various committees (42C-B2); and receipts for

rawn (41C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group.

FORTY-SECOND CONGRESS, 1871-73

First Session, March 4-April 20, 1871
Second Session, December 4, 1871-June 10, 1872
Third Session, December 2, 1872-March 3, 1873

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 8 vols. 2 It.

527 Minute book, Ist, 2d, and 3d sessions (42A-Al); and legislative jour nal, 1st session (42A-A2), 2d session (42A-A3), and 3d session (42A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 15 ft.

528 Seventeen volumes of original House bills (42A-B2); original House joint resolutions (42A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (42AB3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (42A-B4); desk copies of House bills (42A-B5); desk copies of House joint resolutions (42A-B6); and 9 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (42A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 42A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 42A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.

BILLS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

Senate bills (42A-), arranged numerically.

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ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 36 ft.

530 Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (42A-D1). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.

COMMITTEE REPORTS. 28 vols. 7 ft.

Original committee reports, 1st session (42A-El), 2d session (42A-22), and 3d session (42A-E3). Arranged numerically within each group.

532

COMMITTEE PAPERS. 45 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified:

Committee on Accounts: For minutes, 888 entry 518.
Committee on Agriculture: sharing a clerk with the Committee on Manu-

factures (42A-F2.1). Committee on Appropriations: administrative papers of the committee (42A

F3.1); astronomical observations (42A-F3.2); claims (42A-F3.3); District of Columbia (42A-F3.4); Pacific Railroad (42A-F3.5); paper tariff (42A-F3.6); personal property in seized cotton (42A-F3.7); Shipping Commissioner's bill (42A-F3.8); papers from or about the Capitol (42AF3.9), the Coast Survey (42A-F3.10), the Congress, especially the House of Representatives (42A-F3.11), the Court of claims (42A-F3.12), the Library of Congress (42A-F3.13), the Smithsonian Institution (42A-F3. 14), the U. S. Commission of Fish and Fisheries (42A-F3.15), and the White House (42A-F3.16); papers from or about executive departments : Agriculture (42A-F3.17), Interior, especially Indian matters and the 9th Census (42A-F3.18), Justice, especially extra compensation for the Pardon Attorney's Office (42A-F3.19), Navy, including the Marine Corps (42A-F3.20); Post Office (42A-F3.21), State (42A-F3.22), Treasury, expecially public buildings and lighthouses (42A-F3.23), and war, especially a telegraphic weather service and the U. S. Military Academy (42A-F3.24); and various subjects (42A-F3.25). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F3.3, which is arranged alphabetically.

For letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry 504. Committee an Banking and Currency: abbreviated minutes, Feb. 12-Mar. 26,

1872 (42A-F4.1); failure, in Dec. 1871, of New York City banks (42AF4.2); First National Bank of viashington (42A-F4.3); Fourth National Bank of Philadelphia (42A-F4.4); relations of the Comptroller of the Currency and George R. Butler, former president of the Tennessee National Bank of Memphis (42A-F4.5); and various subjects (42A-F4.6). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes, 42d Congress, 2d session, to 43d Congress, 2d session (42A-F4.7); and a doćket volume, 420 Congress, 2d session, to 430

Congress, 2d session (42A-F4.8). Committee on Claims: a docket volume (42A-F5.1); and a volume of rough

minutes, 420 Congress, 2d session, to 43d Congress, 2d session (42A

F5.2). For other minutes, see entries 491 and 504.
Committee on Commerce: consular service (42A-F6.1); investigation of the

South Improvement Co. (42A-F6.2); railroad freight monopolies (42A-
F6.3); water communication between the Mississippi River and Lake
Michigan, via the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers (42A-F6.4); and various

subjects (42A-F6.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia; administrative papers (42A-F7.1);

Aqueduct Toll Bridge (42A-F7.2); cost of public printing and advertising (42A-F7.3); harbor at Washington (42A-F7.4); House and Senate bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F7.5); pamphlet, Acts and Resolutions of the First and Second Legislative Assembly of the District of Columbia (42A-F7.6); proposed new public market (42A-F7.7); rallroads in the District (42A-F7.8); and various subjects (42A-F7.9). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 42d Congress, 2d session, to 44th Congress, 2d session (42A-F7.10). For another docket and minutes, see entry 518.

Committee on Education and Labor: aid to the American Printing House

and University for the Blind (42A-F8.1) and various subjects (42AF8.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For minutes, see

entry 518.
Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Thomas Bales v.

John Edwards, Arkansas (42A-F9.1), C. C. Bowen v. Robert C. DeLarge,
South Carolina (42A-F9.2), W. A. Burleigh v. M. K. Armstrong, Dakota
Territory (42A-F9.3), D. C. Giddings v. W. T. Clark, Texas (42A-F9.4),
David S. Gooding v. Jeremiah M. Wilson, Indiana (42A-19.5), James H.
Harris v. Sion M. Rogers, North Carolina (42A-F9.6), Lewis M. Kenzie
V. Elliott M. Braxton, Virginia (42A-F9.7), Isaac G. McKissick v.
Alexander S. Wallace, South Carolina (42A-F9.8), George R. Maxwell v.
William H. Hooper, Utah Territory (42A-F9.9), Silas L. Niblack v.
Josiah T. Walls, Florida (42A-F9.10), B. W. Norris v. W. A. Handley,
Alabama (42A-F9.11), Anthony A. C. Rogers v. Oliver P. Snyder, Arkan-
sas (42A-F9.12), Robert C. Schenck v. Lewis D. Campbell, Ohio (42A-
F9.13), S. L. Spink v. M. K. Arrestrong, Dakota Territory (42A-F9.14),
Nelson Tift v. Richard H. Whiteley, Georgia (42A-F9.15), and G. W.
Whitmore v. W. S. Herndon, Texas (42A-F9.16); and correspondence from
Thomas H. Reeves relating to his claim as Representative at Large
from Tennessee (42A-F9.17). Arranged by subject. There is also a
volume of minutes, 420 Congress, 1st session, to 45th Congress, 3d

session (42A-F9.18).
Committee on Foreign Affairs: administrative papers (42A-F10.1); Aus-

trian exposition in Vienna (42A-F10.2); claims (42A-F10.3); consular affairs (42A-F10.4); enforcement of the 13th amendment of the Constitution of the United States (42A-F10.5); and relations with Great Britain (42A-F10.6), Mexico (42A-F10.7), Prussia (42A-F70.8), and Venezuela (42A-F10.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F10.3, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also

a volume of minutes (42A-F70.10) and a docket volune (42A-F10.11). Committee on Freedmen's Affairs: a volwe of minutes (42A-F71.1) and

a docket volume (42A-F11.2). Committee on Indian Affairs: amount of money due the Potawatomi Nation

by the Government (42A-F12.1); Indian depredations in Kansas, 1860-71 (42A-F12.2); Indian depredations in Texas (42A-F12.3); Indian depredations, general (42A-F12.4); and various subjects (42A-F12.5). Ar ranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 420 Congress, 1st session, to 43d Congress, 1st session (42A

F12.6).
Committee on Invalid Pensions: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (42A-F13.1), arranged numerically by bill or resolution;
and 2 docket volumes, 420 Congress, 1st session, to 430 Congress, 1st

session (42A-F13.2). For minutes, see entry 449. Committee on the Judiciary: administrative papers (42A-F14.1); affairs

in the District of Columbia (42A-F14.2); Alabama claims fund distribution (42A-F14.3); bankruptcy law (42A-F14.4); prohibition on congressional recommendations for appointments in the executive departments (42A-F14.5); constitutionality of military reserves within the boundaries of States (42A-F14.6); courts (42A-F14.7); enforcement of Reconstruction acts (42A-F14.8); House and Senate bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F14.9); judicial districts and circuits (42A-F14.10); Ottawa University (42A-F14.11); removal of legal and political disabilities imposed by the 14th amendment (42AF14.12); salaries of legislative, executive, and judicial officers and employees (42A-F14.13); trial of Susan B. Anthony on the charge of illegal voting (42A-F14.14); Viashington National Monument (42A-F14.15); and various subjects (42A-F14.16). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F14.9, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution. There is also a docket volume, 42d Congress, 1st session,

to 430 Congress, 1st session (42A-F14.17). For minutes, see entry 518. Committee on Manufacturers: For docket, see entry 491. Committee on Mileage: mileage pay of Members of the House (42A-F16.1). Committee on Military Affairs: Army appointments, promotions, and rein

statements (42A-F17.1); Army regulations (42A-F17.2); military cemeteries and headstones (42A-F17.3); military reservations (42A-F17.4); payment of volunteer companies in the Mexican War and in the suppression of Indian hostilities (42A-F17.5); report of the Assistant Adjutant General on the Freedmen's Bureau (42A-F17.6); and various subjects (42A-F17.7). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also 2 volumes of minutes, 420 Congress, 2d session, to 43d Congress,

1st session (42A-F17.8); and a docket volume (42A-F17.9). Committee on the Pacific Railroad: administrative papers (42A-F18.1),

arranged chronologically; House bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F18.2), arranged numerically; and a docket volume (42A-F18.3). For another docket and minutes, see entry

491. Committee on Patents: various subjects (42A-F19.1), arranged chronologi

cally. For minutes, see entry 518. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: abstracts of bids and con

tracts for carrying the mail (42A-F20.1); allowances to mail contractors (42A-F20.2); copies of contracts for stationery, twine, wrapping paper, and letter balances (42A-F20.3); curtailments made in service and pay of mail contractors (42A-F20.4); establishment of mail routes in States and Territories (42A-F20.5); House bills and resolutions referred to the committee (42A-F20.6); land and water mails ordered

ring the fiscal year ended June 30, 1872 (42A-F20.7); increase in mail routes, other than by railroad or steamboat, above the amount for which the Postmaster General originally advertised (42A-F20.8); revising, consolidating, and amending the statutes relating to the

partment (42A-F20.9); and various subjects (42A-F20.10). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F20.5, which is arranged alphabetically by State or Territory, and 42A-F20.6, which

is arranged numerically by bill or resolution. Committee on Private Land Claims: a volume of minutes, 42d Congress, 2d

session, to 44th Congress, 1st session (42A-F21.1) and a docket volume,

42d Congress, 1st session, to 44th Congress, 1st session (42A-F22.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: duties and authority of the

committee (42A-F22.1); House bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F22.2); plan for the extension and improvement of the post office in Washington, D. C. (42A-F22.3); proposed plan of public buildings in Atlanta, Ga. (42A-F22.4); selection of stone for

the Government building at St. Louis (42A-F22.5); Seneca sandstono investigation (42A-F22.6); statue of Admiral Farragut (42A-F22.7); statue of Roger Williams (42A-F22.8); and various subjects (42A-F22.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F22.2, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution. There are also a volume of minutes, 420 Congress, 1st 8e88ion, to 46th Congress, 3d session (42A-F22.10); and a docket volume, 420 Congress, 1st session, to 43d

Congress, 2d session (42A-F22.11). Committee on Public Expenditures: various subjects (42A-F23.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: homestead, preemption claims, and other land

problems (42A-F24.1); House and Senate bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F24.2); lake surveys in the "Public Land States (42A-F24.3); land grants to aid the construction of canals (42A-F24.4); land grants to aid the construction of railroads (42AF24.5); reorganization of the clerical force of the General Land Office (42A-F24.6); sale of coal lands (42A-F24.7); survey and sale of the lad forming the bed of Beaver Lake, Ind. (42A-F24.8); and various subjects (42A-F24.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F24.2, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution. There

is also a docket volume (42A-F24.10). For minutes, see entry 491. Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (42A-F25.1), arranged

chronologically. For docket, see entry 518. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: a docket volume (42A-F26.1). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: pension increase to certain soldiers

and sailors of the War of 1812, and to the widows of deceased soldiers (42A-F27.1); statements of the number of militia and volmteers employed in the Indian wars, 1811-58, (42A-F27.2); and various subjects (42AF27.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 42d Congress, 1st session, to 43d Congress, 2d session

(42A-F27.4). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (42A-F28.1), arranged

chronologically. For minutes, 380 entry 434. Committee on War Clains: daims rejected by the Commissioners of claims,

1. e., Southern Claims Commission, Report No. 1 (42A-F29.1) and Report No. 2 (42A-F 29.2). Arranged numerically within each group. There are also a docket of claims reported by the Commissioners (42A-F29.3); a numerical list of claims disallowed by the Commissioners 1872-78 (42AF29.4); Consolidated Index of Claims Reported by the Commissioners of claims to the House of Representatives from 1871 to 1880 (42A-F29.5); and a volume of minutes of the commissioners appointed to examine and audit certain claims of the State of Kansas pursuant to the require

ments of the act of Congress approved Feb. 2, 1871 (42A-F29.6). Committee on Ways and Means: administrative papers of the committee (42A

F30.1); Chicago relief (42A-F30.2); claims (42A-F30.3); commodity tariffs (42A-F30.4); commodity taxation (42A-F30.5); financial affairs (42A-F30.6); House and Senate bills and resolutions which were referred to the committee (42A-F30.7); income tax (42A-F30.8); investigation of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co. subsidy (42A-F30.9); papers from or about the Treasury Department (42A-F30.10); personnel matters, particularly salary increases for Government employees (42A-F30.11);

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