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promotion of trade with Brazil (42A-F30.12); tariff policy (42A-F30.13); taxation policy (42A-F30.14); and various subjects (42A-F30.15). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 42A-F30.3, 42A-F30.4, and 42A-F30.5, which are arranged alphabetically by claimant or commodity, and 42A-F30.7, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution. There are also 2 docket volumes, 42d Congress, 1st session, to
43d Congress, 1st session (42A-F30.16). Select Committees: to Inquire Into the Transactions of the Association
Know as Credit Mobilier, including a volume of minutes (42A-F31.1); on the Civil Service, including a docket volume (42A-F31.2); on Levens of the Mississippi, a docket volume (42A-F31.3); on the Washington Monwent (42A-F31.4); and to Investigate Irregularities in and Mal-Administration of the Affairs of the Navy Department, including a volume of minutes (42A-F31.5).
ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 98 vols. 28 ft.
533 Original executive documents, 1st session (42A-GI), 2d session (42AG2), and 3d session (42A-63); and original miscellaneous documents, Ist session (42A-64), 2d session (42A-G5), and 3d session (42A-G6). Arranged numerically within each group.
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COWITTEES. 15 ft.
534 Grouped by specified cammittees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Appropriations: various subjects (42A-H1.1). Committee on Claims: French spoliations (42A-H2.1), arranged alphabeti
cally by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: repeal of the act of June 6, 1872, authorizing
the appointment of Shipping Commissioners (42A-H3.1). Committee on the District of Columbia: amendment of the charter of the
Washington and Georgetown Railroad Co. (42A-H4.1); appointment by the President of a commission to study the effects of the liquor traffic (42A-H4.2); appropriation to remodel the Arsenal Building (42A-H4.3); Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station (42A-H4.4); claims (Z2A-84.5); colored schools (42A-H4.6); completion of the Washington Monument (42AH4.7); creation of a municipal court in the District of Columbia (42A14.8); establishment of a chair of homeopathy in the proposed National University (42A-H4.9); increase in the pay of District firemen (42AH4.10); Industrial Home School (42A-H4.12); investigation of the Board of Public Works (42A-H4.12); Northern Liberty Market (42A-H4.23); prohibition of the manufacture, importation, and sale of intoxicating liquors in the District of Columbia and the Territories (42A-H4.14);
and various subjects (42A-H4.15). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Chinese immigration (42A-H5.1); French
spoliation claims (42A-H5.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; recognition of the belligerent rights of Cuba in the struggle against
Spanish dominion (42A-H5.3); and various subjects (42A-H5.4). Committee on Freedmen's Affairs: appropriation to complete the construc
tion of the Georgia Infirmary in Savannah (42A-16.1).
Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (42A-H7.1), arranged
alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: amendment of the Constitution to permit a
porson of foreign birth to become President of the United States (424
historical documents concerning the French in North America (42A-89.1). Committee on military Affairs: establishment of industrial hones and
training schools for orphans of Union soldiers and sailors of the civil War (42A-H10.1); grant of bounty lands to military telegraph operators in the Civil War (42A-H10.2); grant of bounty money and lands to soldiers and sailors of the Union Army (42A-H20.3); increase in the pensions of disabled veterans of the Union Army (42A-H20.4); and various subjects
(42A-120.5). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: deductions in the pay of
mail contractors for the failure of the mails caused by "high water (42A-H1.1); establishment of mail routes (42A-H21.2), arranged alpha botically by State; increase in the pay of letter carriers (724-111.3); sale of stamped envelopes by the Post Office Department (42A-H1.4); postage au newspapers and periodicals (42A-H21.5); and various subjects
(42A-101.6). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (424-H12.1), arranged
alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Lands: grant of an additional year to preamptors an
the public lands to prove and pay for their lands (42A-H23.1); grant of bounties and land warrants to soldiers of the War of 1812 and the Civil War (42A-H13.2); grant of right-of-way over public lands to aid the Portland, Dalles, and Salt Lake Railroad Co. (42A-H13.3); lands accruing to the Central Pacific Railroad in Nevada (42A-H13.4); and
various subjects (42A-H13.5). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: granting of pensions to soldiers
and seamen of the War of 1812 who served less than 60 days (42A-H14.1)
and various subjects (42A-H14.2). Committee on Ways and Means: claims (42A-H25.1); duty on hides (42A-415.2);
duty on printing type (42A-H15.3); laws and regulations governing appointments to and removals from public offices, seizures by the Governmeat of private books and papers, and salaries, perquisites, and moieties of public officers (42A-H25.4); maintenance of a protective tariff (42A-H25.5); manufacture and sale of stamped anvelopes by the Post Office Department (42A-H25.6); protection of American labor by
levying discriminating duties on imports (42A-H15.7); reduction of the tariff to a strictly revenue basis (42A-H15.8); refund of the cotton tax (42A-H15.9); repeal of the income tax (42A-H15.10); repeal of stamp tax upon medicinal preparations (42A-H15.11); repeal of tax on savings institutions (42A-H15.12); tariff on cork (42A-415.13); oarthenware and stoneware (42A-H15.14), licorico (42A-H15.15), machinery (42A-115.16), rice (42A-H15.17), salt (42A-H25.18), saltpeter (42A-115.19), sugar (42A-115.20), wool (42A-H15.21), distilled spirits (42A-115.22), and to
bacco (42A-H25.23); and various subjects (42A-H15.24). Select Committee on the Civil Service; various subjects (42A-H16.1).
ELECTION RECORDS. 1 in.
Credentials of Representatives (42A-JI), arranged alphabetically by State.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 ft.
536 Roll calls (42A-11), and various papers (42A-K2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
Records of Impeachment Proceedings
DPEACHDENT OF MARK W. DELAHAY. 8 in.
Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Mark W. Dolabay, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Kansas (42B-A2).
IMPEACH ENT OF CHARLES T. SHERMAN. 1/2 in.
538 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Charles T. Sherman, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Chio (42BB1).
Records of the Office of the Clerk For index to claims, pensions, etc., see entry 498.
RECORD BOOKS. 12 vols. 2 ft.
539 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (42C-Al); register of bills and joint resolutions passed (420-A2); individual ledger (22C-A3); record of miscellaneous documents and committee reports ordered printed, 2d session (42C-A4); record of executive documents, miscellaneous documents, and committee reports ordered printed, 3d session (42C-A5); and 4 account books recording expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 420 Congress, 1st session, to 43d Congress, 1st session (42C-A6). For other account books, 860 entries 511 and 525; and for registers of committee reports and executive documents, see entry 525.
OTHER RECORDS. 9 in.
Check stubs showing expenditures from the contingent fund (42C-B2); receipts for records withdrawn (42C-B2); and various papers (42C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group.
FORTY-THIRD CONGRESS, 1873-75
First Session, December 1, 1873-June 23, 1874
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 5 vols. i ft.
Minute book, 1st session (43A-A2); legislative journal, 1st session (43A-A2); minute book, 2d session (43A-A3); and legislative Journal, 2d session (43A-A4).
BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 14 ft.
542 Twenty volumes of original House bills (43A-B2); 2 volumes of original House joint resolutions (43A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (43A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (43A-B4); desk copies of House bills (43A-B5); desk copies of House joint resolutions (43A-B6); and 7 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (43A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 43A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 43A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.
BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 2 in.
Senate bills (43A-Cl), arranged numerically.
ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 54 ft.
544 Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (43A-01). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.
COMIT TEE REPORTS, 74 vols. 18 ft.
Original committee reports, 1st 888sion (43A-El) and 2d session (454E2). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMMITTEE PAPERS. 65 ft.
Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: reporting of the proceedings of House committees
(43A-F1.1) and statement of accounts before the committee (43A-F1.2).
Arranged by subject. For minutes, see entry 518.
Agriculture (43A-F3.1), Civil Service Commission (43A-F3.2), Interior
Thith Congress, 19. to the Congress, 304.89 see entry 532 of gold coins f.3); Ist session, for other rough and Measures: ab administration Arranged
(43A-F3.18); investigation of the proposed extension to the Boston Post Office (43A-F3.19); Mathew Brady's collection of photographs (43AF3.20); Montana Territory (43A-F3.21); Northern Pacific Railroad Co. (43A-F3.22); United States Centennial Commission, i. 8., International Exhibition at Philadelphia (43A-F3.23); U. S. Commissioner of Mining Statistics (43A-F3.24); Senate administration (43A-F3.25); and various subjects (43A-F3.26). Arranged chronologically within each group. For
lotterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry 504. Committee on Banking and Currency: committee hearings (43A-F4.1); engraving
and printing of Government securities, notes, and stamps (43A-F4.2); Freedman's Savings and Trust Co. (43A-F4.3); investigation of the affairs of the Ocean National Bank of New York (43A-F4.4); national finances and currency (43A-F4.5); redemption of National Bank notes by national banking associations (43A-F4.6); partial transcript of hearings on the Nation's finances and currency (43A-F4.7); and various subjects (43A-F4.8). Are ranged chronologically within each group. For minutes and docket, 300
entry 532. Committee on Claims: various subjects (43A-F5.1), arranged by subject.
There are also a volume of rough minutes, 43d Congress, 2d session, to 44th Congress, 1st session (43A-F5.2); a volume of minutes, 43d Congress, 1st session, to 46th Congress, 3d session (43A-F5.3); and a docket volume
(43A-F5.4). For other rough minutes, 800 entry 532. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: abrasion of gold coins (43A
F6.1); coinage of dines (43A-F6.2); committee administration (43A-F6.3); establishment of a United States mint at Chicago (43A-F6.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume (43A
the Mississippi River at Prairie du Chien, Wis. (43A-F7.1); railroad
ranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: Alexandria Canal Aqueduct and
Bridge (43A-F8.1); Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (43A-F8.2); Board of Health (43A-F8.3); Board of Metropolitan Police (43A-F8.4); Board of Public Works (43A-F8.5); Commissioners of the District of Columbia (43A78.6); committee administration (43A-F8.7); District jail (43A-F8.8); reform school (43A-F8.9); Southern Maryland Railroad Co. (43A-F8.10); street railways (43A-F8.1); Washington City and Point Lookout Railroad Co. (43A-F8.12); and various subjects (43A-F8.13). Arranged chronologi. cally within each group. For minutes, see entry 518 ; and dockets,
entries 518 and 532. Committee on Education and Labor: Bureau of Education (43A-F9.1); National
Education Convention (43A-F9.2); and various subjects (43A-F9.3). Ar
ranged by subject. Committee on Elections: allowances for expenses in contested election cases
in the 41st, 420, and 430 Congresses (43A-F10.1); claims of Harry Lott, of Louisiana, and Thomas H. Reeves, of Tennessee, for compensation as Members of the House in the 42d Congress (43A-F10.2); committee administration (43A-F10.3); and the contested election cases of M. L. Bell v.