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of committee reports (45C-A7); register of executive documents (45C-A8); and register of miscellaneous documents (45C-A9). OTHER RECORDS. 3 in.

580 Various papers (45C-B1), arranged by subject.

FORTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, 1879-82

First Session, March 18-July 1, 1879
Second Session, December 1, 1879-June 16, 1880
Third Session, December 6, 1880–March 3, 1881

Records of Legislative Proceedings

58

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 8 vols. 3 ft.

Legislative journal, 1st session (46A-Al); minute book, 2d session (46A-A2); legislative journal, 2d session (46A-A3); minute book, 3d session (46A-A4); and legislative journal, 3d session (46A-A5). For minutes of the 1st session, see entry 567.

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 13 ft.

582 Twenty-eight volumes of original House bills (46A-BI); original House joint resolutions (46A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (46A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (46A-B4); desk copies of House bills passed (46A-B5); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (46A-B6); and 8 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (46A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 46A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 46A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE

HOUSE. 7 in.

Senate bills (46A-) and Senate joint resolutions (46A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.

583

ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 73 ft.

Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private remer together with papers relating to public matters (46A-D1). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.

COMMITTEE REPORTS. 23 vols. 5 ft.

Original committee reports, 1st session (46A-EI), 2d session (46A-32), and 3d session (46A-E3). Arranged numerically within each group.

COMMITTEE PAPERS. 103 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: various subjects (46A-F1.l), arranged by subject;

and statements of accounts before the committee, 46th Congress, 1st session, to 47th Congress, 2d session (46A-F1.2). For minutes, see entry 518; and docket, entry 572.

Committee on, Agriculture: diseased cattle (46A-F2.1) and various subjects

(46A-F2.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also

à docket volume (46A-F2.3). Committee on Appropriations: papers from or about executive departments

and agencies: Agriculture (46A-F3.1), Interior, general (46A-F3.2), Interior, census (46A-F3.3), Interior, Indian affairs (46A-F3.4), Interior, patents (46A-F3.5), Interior, pensions (46A-F3.6), Interior, public lands (46A-F3.7), Joint Commission on the Completion of the Washington Monument (46A-F3.8), Justice (46A-F3.9), National Board of Health (46A-F3.10), Navy (46A-F3.11), Post Office (46A-F3.1.2), Smithsonian Institution (46A-F3.13), Southern Claims Commission (46A-F3.14), State (46A-F3.15), Treasury (46A-F3.16), and War (46A-F3.17); claims (46A-F3.18); District of Columbia (464-F3.19); Federal courts (46AF3.20); House of Representatives (46A-F3.21); and various subjects (464F3.22). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a volume of letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, 1880-89, 46th Congress, 2d session, to 51st Congress, 1st session (46A-F3.23). For

other letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry 504. Committee on Banking and Currency: administrative papers (46A-F4.1); in

vestigation of the German National Bank of Chicago (46A-F4.2); papers accompanying specific bills (46A-F4.3); and various subjects (46A-F4.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 46A-F4.3, which is arranged numerically by bill. There is also a docket volume (46A-F4.5).

For minutos, see entry 572. Committee on Claims: various subjects (46A-F5.1), arranged chronologically.

There are also a volume of rough minutes for the 2d and 3d sessions (46A-F5.2); a docket volume (46A-F5.3); and an index to House Members presenting claims (46A-F5.4). For minutes, see entry 546; and other

rough minutes, entry 572. Committee on Coinage, Vieights, and Measures: a docket volume, 46th Con

gress, 1st session, to 47th Congress, 2d session (46A-F6.1). For

minutes, see entry 572. Committee on Commerce: collectors of customs for the districts of Cape

Vincent and Oswego, N. Y. (46A-F7.1); improvement of navigation on inland waters (46A-F7.2); maps accompanying Capt. R. M. Brown's Ulth report on the South Pass of the Mississippi River (46A-F7.3); and

various subjects (46A-F7.4). Arranged by subject. Committee on the District of Columbia: investigation of the charges

brought against the District Commissioners by the Treasurer of the United States (46A-F8.1). There are also a volume of minutes (46A-F8.2); and a docket volume, 46th Congress, 1st session, to 47th Congress, 2d

session (46A-F8.3). Committee on Education and Labor: 8-hour day (46A-F9.1) and various sub

jects (46A-F9.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Andrew G. Curtin v.

Seth H. Yocum, Pennsylvania (46A-F10.1), Charles Albright v. Robert Klotz, Pennsylvania (46A-F10.2), J. McCabe v. Godlove S. Orth, Indiana (46A-F10.3), and James E. O'Hara v. William A. Kitchin, North Carolina (46A-F10.4); and various subjects (46A-F10.5). Arranged by subject.

There is also a volume of minutes (46A-F10.6).
Committee on Expenditures in the Interior Department: a volume contain-

ing the contingent expenses of the Patent Office (46A-F21.1).

Committee on Expenditures in the State Department: D. H. Bailey and H. S.

Loring, consul and vice consul respectively, at Hong Kong (46A-F12.1); fees collected by U. S. diplomatic and consular offices (46A-F22.2); George F. Seward, U. S. Minister to China (46A-F12.3); Joseph W. Stryker, U. S. consul at Pernambuco, Brazil (46A-F12.4); and various subjects (46A-F12.5). Arranged chronologically within each group.

There is also a combination minute and docket book (46A-F12.6). Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: various subjects

(46A-F13.1), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume

(46A-F13.2). Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: inspections of money

accounts of Army disbursing officers (46A-F14.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Australian International Exhibition,

1879-80 (46A-F15.1); establishment of a consulate at Nantes, France (46A-F15.2); Japanese indemnity fund (46A-F15.3); V. S. policy in reference to an interoceanic canal (46A-F15.4); and various subjects (46A-F15.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is

also a docket volume (46A-F15.6). For minutes, see entry 572. Committee on Indian Affairs: papers accompanying specific bills (46A

F16.1); Ponca Indians of Dakota (46A-F16.2); Ūte Indians (46A-F16.3); and various subjects (46A-F16.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 46A-F16.l, which is arranged numerically by bill. There are also a volume of minutes, 46th Congress, 2d session, to 48th Congress, 2d session (46A-F16.5); and a docket volume (46A-F16.6).

For other minutes, see entry 558. Committee on Invalid Pensions: a volume of minutes (46A-F17.1); 4 docket

volumes (46A-F17.2); letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, 46th Congress, 2d session, to 47th Congress, 1st session (46A-F17.3); and records of files furnished the committee by the Pension Office

(46A-F17.4). Committee on the Judiciary: national bankruptcy law (46A-F18.1); United

States v. Four Cases of Lastings in the District Court for the Southern District of New York (46A-F18.2); and various subjects (46AF18.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also

a volume of minutes (46A-F18.4) and 3 docket volumes (46A-F18.5). Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River: For docket,

see entry 572. Committee on Manufactures: a list of committee members (46A-F20.1) and a

docket volume (46A-F20.2). Comunittee on Military Affairs: court-martial of Col. Thomas Worthington

at Memphis, in 1862 (46A-F21.1); purchase of the papers of Generals Braxton Bragg and Leonidas Polk (46A-F21.2); purchase of sites in Texas for military posts (46A-F21.3); and various subjects (46A-F21.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes, 46th Congress, 1st session, to 48th Congress, 2d session (46A-F21.5); and 2 docket' volumes, 46th Congress, 1st session, to 47th

Congress, 1st session (46A-F21.6). Committee on the Militia: various subjects (46A-F22.1), arranged chrono

logically. There is also a docket volume (46A-F22.2). Committee on mines and Mining: a docket volume (46A-F23.1). Committee on the Pacific Railroad: administrative papers (46A-F24.1);

sinking fund of the Union and the Central Pacific Railroads (46A-F24.2); Sioux City and Pacific Railroad Co. (46A-F24.3); Texas and Pacific Railroad Co. (46A-F24.4); and various subjects (46A-F24.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 46th Congress, 1st session, to 47th Congress, 2d session (46A-F24.6).

For minutes, see entry 572.
Comaittee on Patents: extension of the patent of Daniel M. Cook for a

sugar evaporator (46A-F25.1) and various subjects (46A-F25.2). Arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume, 46th Congress, 1st session,

to 47th Congress, 2d session (46A-:25.3). For minutes, see entry 558. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: administrative papers (464

F26.1); claims (46A-F26.2); double postal cards (46A-F26.3); ocean mail service (46A-F26.4); papers accompanying specific bills (46A-F26.5); railway mail service (46A-F26.6); repeal of the "Comstock Laws" (46AF26.7); use of the mails for lotteries (46A-F26.8); and various subjects (46A-F26.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 46A

F26.5, which is arranged numerically by bill. Committee on Printing: administrative papers (46A-F27.1); Office of the

Public Printer (46A-127.2); and various subjects (46A-F27.3). Arranged

chronologically within each group. Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (46A-F28.1), arranged alpha

betically by claimant. There are also a volume of minutes (46A-F28.2)

and a docket volume (46A-F28.3). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: construction of public build

ings (46A-F29.1); lighting the Capitol Building and Grounds by electricity (46A-F29.2); papers accompanying specific bills (46A-F29.3); and various subjects (46A-F29.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 46A-F29.3, which is arranged numerically by bill. There

is also a docket volume (46A-F29.5). For minutes, see entry 532. Committee on Public Expenditures: For minutes, see entry 572. Committee on Public Lands: a volume of minutes (46A-F31.1) and a docket

volume (46A-F31.2). For rough docket, see entry 572. Committee on Railways and Canals: administrative papers (46A-F32.1);

Austin-Topolovampo Pacific Railroad route (46A-F32.2); Dismal Swamp Canal (46A-F32.3); New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Vicksburg Railroad (46A-F32.4); Oregon and California Railroad (46A-F32.5); Oregon Pacific Railroad (46A-F32.6); St. Joseph and Denver City Railroad (46A-F32.7); and various subjects (46A-F32.8). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 46th Congress, 1st session, to

47th Congress, 1st session (46A-F32.9). For minutes, see entry 558. Comnittee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (46A-F33.1), ar

ranged chronologically. There is also a docket volume (46A-F33.2).

For minutes, see entry 572. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (46A--F34.1), arranged by

subject. There is also a docket volume (46A-F34.2). For minutos, see

entry 558. Committee on war Claims: claims rejected by the Comissioners of Claims,

i. e., Southern Claims Commission, Report No. 9 (46A-F35.1) and Report No. 10 (46A-F35.2); barred claims (46A-F35.3); and various subjects (46A-F35.4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 46A-F35.3, which is arranged alphabetically by claimant, and 46A-F35.4, which is arranged by subject. There are also a docket volume (46A-F35.5) and

an alphabetical list, by State, of allowed claims reported in the 9th Report (46A-F35.6). For a consolidated index to claims reported by

the Commissioners, see entry 532. Committee on Ways and Means: appointment of a Tariff Commission (46A

F36.1); imposition of a duty on fish caught in Canadian waters (46AF36.2); papers accompanying specific bills (46A-F36.3); sale of oloomargarine (46A-F36.4); tarifl on hoop iron (46A-F36.5), newspapers, magazines, and periodicals (46A-F36.6), printing type (46A-F36.7), and sugar (46A-F36.8); tax on matches (46A-F36.9), perfumes, cosmetics, and proprietary medicines (46A-F36.10), and tobacco 46A-F36.11); and various subjects (46A-F36.12). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (46A-F36.13) and 2 docket volumes

(46A-F36.14). Select Committee on the Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: bills and joint reso

lutions referred to the committee (46A-F37.1); arranged by type, there

under numerically. Select Committee on the Origin, Introduction, and Prevention of Epidemic

Diseases in the United States: various subjects (46A-F38.1), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (46A-F38.2). For minutes,

888 entry 572. Select Committee to Inquire Into the Alleged Abuses of the Franking

Privilege: various subjects (46A-F39.1), arranged by subject. Select Committee on the Interoceanic Ship Canal: various subjects (46A

F40.1), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (46A

F40.2) and a docket volume (46A-F40.3). Select Committee on the Payment of Pensions, Bounty, and Back Pays various

subjects (46A-F41.1), arranged by subject. There is also a volume of

minutes (46A-F41.2). Select Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: various subjects (46A

F42.1), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (46A-F42.2). Select Committee on the Census: For docket, see entry 572.

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 180 vols. 43 ft.

587 Original executive documents, 1st session (46A-G1), 2d session (464G2), and 3d session (46A-G3); and original miscellaneous docunents, 1st session (46A-G4), 2d session (46A-G5), and 3d session (46A-46). Arranged numerically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 54 It.

588 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: inequities in the pay of employees of the House

(46A-H1.1); payment of employees of the House for uncompensated serv

ices (46A-H1.2); and various subjects (46A-H1.3). Committee on Agriculture: adulteration of food (46A-H2.1); control of

contagious diseases of domestic animals (46A-H2.2); establish emnt of a Department of Agriculture headed by a Secretary with Cabinet status (46A-H2.3); prohibition of the manufacture and sale of oleomargarine (46A-H2.4); speculation in cereal products (46A-H2.5); tobacco (46AH2.6); and various subjects (46A-H2.7).

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