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(49A-F15.5); Nicaraguan canal (49A-F15.6); papers relating to American and Chinese relations (49A-F15.7), American and Japanese relations (49A-F25.8), and American and Korean relations (49A-F15.9); rights of American fishermen in British North American waters (49A-F15.10); and various subjects (49A-F15.11). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 49A-F15.li, which is arranged by subject. There are

also a volume of minutes (49A-F15.12) and a docket volume (49A-F15.13). Canmittee on Indian Affairs: a volume listing papers sent to the Court

of Claims in Indian depredation cases (49A-F16.1) and various subjects (49A-F16.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes

(49A-F16.3) and a docket volume (49A-F16.4). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (49A-F17.1), arranged by

subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F17.2) and 6 docket volumos (49A-F17.3). For other docket entries, Ist session, see entry

610. Committee on the Judiciary: bigamy (49A-F18.1); hearings relating to

title of the United States in the lakefront in Chicago (49A-F18.2); and various subjects (49A-F18.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F18.4) and 2

docket volumes (49A-F18.5). Committee on Labor: various subjects (49A-F19.1), arranged by subject.

There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F19.2) and a docket volume

(49A-F19.3). Committee on the Library: a report of the Commission for the Construc

tion of the Congressional Library Building (49A-F20.1); and various subjects (49A-F20.2), arranged by subject. There is also a docket

volume (49A-F20.3). Committee on Military Affairs: a report on Haskell's multicharge gun

(49A-F21.1); and various subjects (49A-F21.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F21.3) and 3 docket volumes

(49A-F21.4). Committee on the Militia: various subjects (49A-F22.1), arranged by

subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F22.2) and a docket

volume (49A-F22.3). Committee on lines and Mining: a docket volume (49A-F23.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: consolidation of the bureaus of the Navy

Department (49A-F24.1); Ericsson's destroyer and submarine gun (49AF24.2); the Howell torpedo (49A-F24.3); increase in the Naval Establishment (49A-F24.4); inquiry into the retirement of Lt. C. H. Nye, U. S. 1. C. (49A-F24.5); warship construction and design (49A-F24.6); and various subjects (49A-F24.7). Arranged chronologically within

each group, except 49A-F24.7, which is arranged by subject. Committee on Pacific Railroads: various subjects (49A-F25.1), arranged

by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F25.2) and a

docket volume (49A-F25.3). Committee on Patents: annual report of the Commissioner of Patents for

1885 (49A-F26.1); and various papers (49A-F26.2), arranged by subject.

There is also a docket volume (49A-F26.3).
Committee on Pensions: a volume of minutes (49A-F27.1) and a docket

volume (49A-F27.2). Committee on the post office and post Roads: foreign mails (49A-F28.1);

free delivery system (49A-F28.2); lotteries and obscene matter

(49A-F28.3); mail messenger service (49A-F28.4); postal rates, revenue, and expenditures (49A-F28.5); postal savings banks (49A-F28.6); railroad transportation of the mails (49A-F28.7); salaries and personnel in the post office Department (49A-F28.8); steamboat service (49A-F28.9); telegraphic facilities and services (49A-F28.10); and various subjects (49A-F28.11). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 49A

F28.ll, which is arranged by subject. Committee on Printing: various subjects (49A-F29.1), arranged by subject. Committee on Private Land Claims: a volume of minutes (49A-F30.1) and a

docket volume (49A-F30.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (49A-F31.1),

arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F31.2); a dockot volume (49A-F31.3); and a volume of letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, 49th Congress, 1st session, to 50th Congress, 2d

session (49A-F31.4). Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (49A-F32.1), arranged by

subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F32.2) and a docket

volume (49A-F32.3 and Canals: various minutes (49A-F33;

Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (49A-F33.1), arranged

by subject. There is also a volume of minutes (49A-F33.2). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: northwestern waterways (49A-F34.1), ar

ranged chronologically; and various subjects (49A-F34.2), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (49A-F34.3). For minutes, see

entry 610. Committee on Rules: various subjects (49A-F35.1), arranged by subject.

For docket, see entry 610.
Committee on the Territories: Dakota Territory (49A-F36.l) and Oklahoma

Territory (49A-F36.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F36.3) and 2 docket volumes

(49A-F36.4).
Committee on var Claims: 5 docket volumes (49A-F37.1).
Committee on Ways and Means: warehousing system (49A-F38.1), arranged

chronologically; and various subjects (49A-F38.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (49A-F38.3) and 2 docket volumes

(49A-F38.4).
Select Committee on the Election of President and Vice President of the

United States: a volume of minutes (49A-F39.1).
Select Committee to Investigate the facts Concerning the Ownership of

Pan Electric Telephone Stock by Certain Public Officers: a report of

the committee, H. Rept. 3142 of the 1st session (49A-F40.1). Select Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: a hearing relating to

the appropriation for the Jeffersonville, Ind., levee (49A-F41.1). Other select committees; various subjects (49A-F42.1), arranged by sub

ject. Select Committee on the Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: For docket, see entry

610.

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 281 vols. 69 ft.

624 Original executive documents, 1st session (49A-GI) and 2d session(49A-G2); and original miscellaneous documents, 1st session (49A-G3) and 2d session (49A-G4). Arranged numerically within each group.

#3.4); contineaphic Office cos (49A-H3.2); 6

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS VHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 46 ft.

625 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: various subjects (49A-H1.1). Committee on Agriculture: agricultural colleges and experiment stations

(49A-H2.1); branding of cattle and grazing on public lands (49A-H2.2);
compulsory labeling of compound lard (49A-H2.3); development of a
domestic silk culture industry (49A-H2.4); enactment of legislation to
help eradicate pleuropneumonia in cattle (49A-H2.5); establishment of
a Department of Agriculture headed by a Secretary with Cabinet rank
(49A-112.6); establishment of a Division of Pomology for the study of
plants and their diseases (49A-H2..7); taxation and control of oleo-
margarine and other butter substitutes (49A-H2.8); and various subjects

(49A-H2.9). Committee on Appropriations: aid in defraying expenses of the International

Medical Congress held in Washington in 1887 (49A-H3.1); aid to organi-
zations engaged in various social service activities (49A-H3.2); Coast
and Geodetic Survey and the Hydrographic Office (49A-H3.3); coast and
harbor defense (49A-H3.4); continuation of the National Board of Health
(49A-H3.5); erection of a public building in Milwaukee (49A-H3.6);
lighthouses and tenders, and expansion of the Signal Service (49A-H3.7);
organization of a Steam Transportation Section in the National Museum
(49A-H3.8); pay adjustments and increases for various Federal employees
(49A-H3.9); payment of all unappealed awards and judgments growing out
of damages caused by improvement of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers (49A-
H3.10); relief for victims of storms, floods, and droughts (49A-H3.11);
transportation for colored citizens wishing to emigrate to Liberia

(49A-H3.12); and various subjects (49A-H3.13).
Committee on Banking and Currency: issue of $1 and $2 bills (49A-H4.1)

and various subjects (49A-H4.2). Committee on Claims: various subjects (49A-H5.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Coinage, weights, and Measures: free coinage of silver (49A

H6.1); redemption of the trade dollar (49A-H6.2); and various subjects

(49A-H6.3).
Committee on Commerce: American registry of foreign-built ships (49A-

H7.1); bridges (49A-H7.2); construction of a "ship railway across
the Isthmus of Tehuantepec (49A-H7.3); legislation restricting and
limiting fishing operations (49A-H7.4); National Board of Health and
epidemic diseases (49A-H7.5); license tax refund to captains, pilots,
engineers, and masters of steam vessels (49A-H7.6); life-saving sta-
tions (49A-H7.7); lighthouses, lightships, and other sids to naviga-
tion (49A-H7.8); ports of entry and delivery, and customhouses (494-
H7.9); regulation of interstate commerce and elimination of discrimina-
tion in freight rates (49A-H7.10); regulation of the transportation of
livestock (49A-H7.11); relief of conmercial travelers from State and

local license laws (49A-117.12); and various subjects (49A-H7.13). Committee on Education; temperance instruction in schools supported by

Federal funds (49A-HE.I) and various subjects (49A-HE.2).

ases (49A-H7: steam vessels (49And other aids to namo

Committee on Foreign Affairs: Chinese immigration (49A-H9.1); extradition

treaty with Great Britain (49A-H9.2); international fisheries agreements between the United States and Canada (49A-H9.3); legislation to promote peace and to create a tribunal for international arbitration (49A-H9.4); relations with Mexico (49A-H9.5); and various subjects

(49A-H9.6). Committee on Invalid Pensions: equalization of bounties (49A-Ho.l); fees

paid examining surgeons in pension cases (49A-H10.2); passage of the Dependent Pension Bill over the President's veto (49A-H10.3); pensions for all honorably discharged Union veterans over 60 years of age who are manual laborers (49A-H10.4); pensions for disabled Union veterans (49A-H10.5); pensions for Union veterans who were prisoners of war (49AH0.6); recommendations of the Grand Army of the Republic concerning pension legislation (49A-H10.7); repeal of the Arrears of Pension Act (49A-H10.8); revision of pension laws (49A-H20.9); special taxation to finance payment of pensions (49A-H10.10); and various subjects (49A

Hlo.ll). Committee on the Judiciary: establishment of an Executive Council to re

place the office of the President (49A-111.1); legislation to confirm patents issued by the Governor of the Colony of New York in 1666-67 for lands on Manhattan Island (49A-Hll.2); legislation to establish a uniform system of bankruptcy (49A-H21.3); legislative proposals directed against the Mormons (49A-H1.4); woman suffrage (49A-H61.5); and various

subjects (49A-H11.6). Committee on Labor: establishment of a Department of Labor and a Bureau

of Labor for llomen (49A-H12.1); labor conflict and unemployment (49A-
H2.2); leaves of absence for employees in U. S. Navy Yards (49A-H12.3);
limiting the working day of Government employees to 8 hours (49A-H12.4);
national aid to education to be distributed to the States on the basis
of illiteracy rates (49A-H12.5); wages paid by the Government Printing

Office (49A-H12.6); and various subjects (49A-H12.7).
Committee on the library: various subjects (49A-H13.1).
Committee on Military Affairs: amendment of the act creating a retired

list of enlisted men, to require 25 years of service instead of 30
(49A-H14.1); increased pay for Army hospital stewards (49A-H14.2);
legislation to return bounties to men who were required to refund them
when they were commissioned from the ranks (49A-114.3); and various

subjects (49A-H14.4). Committee on the Militia: amendment of the act creating a retired list

of enlisted men, to require 25 years of service instead of 30 (49AH15.1); increased pay for Army hospital stowards (49A-H15.2); and

various subjects (49A-H15.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: establishment of a shipyard for iron ships at

the Norfolk Navy Yard (49A-H16.1) and various subjects (49A-H16.2). Committee on Patents; amendment of the patent laws (49A-H17.1) and inter

national copyright law (49A-117.2). Committee on the post office and post Roads: adjustment of postmasters'

salaries and payment of operating expenses of post offices (49A-H18.1); 8-hour day for letter carriers (49A-H18.2); establishment of postal savings banks (49A-H18.3); postal rates (49A-H18.4); subsidization of steamship lines carrying the mail between the United States and Central and South America (49A-118.5); and various subjects (49A-H18.6).

Committee on Private Land claims: legislation to confirm patents issued

by the Governor of the Colony of New York in 1666-67 for lands on and

adjoining Manhattan Island (49A-H19.1). Committee on Public Lands: legislation to confirm patents issued by the

Governor of the Colony of New York in 1666-67 for lands on and adjoining Manhattan Island (49A-H20.1); public land policy (49A-H20.2); and

various subjects (49A-H20.3). Committee on Railways and Canals: endorsement by the Knights of Labor of

the Hennepin Canal project (49A-H21.1) and various subjects (49A-H21.2). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: improvement of the Harlem River (49A

H22.1). Committee on the Territories: division of Dakota Territory and creation

ory of North Dakota (49A-H23.1); organization of a Territorial government in Oklahoma and opening the Indian Territory for settlement (49A-H23.2); Utah Territory and the Mormon question (49A

H23.3); and various subjects (49A-H23.4).
Committee on War Claims: various subjects (49A-H24.1).
Committee on ways and Means: agricultural rüw materials (49A-H25.1);

clothing (49A-H25.2); consolidation of customs districts and changes
in the customs law (49A-H25.3); cooperage industry (49A-H25.4); fish
(49A-H25.5); food products and food adulteration (49A-H25.6); gold
loaf, bronze or Dutch metal in leaf, and bronze powder (49A-H25.7);
lumber (49A-H25.8); marble (49A-H25.9); metals (49A-H25.10); oleo-
margarine and other butter substitutes (49A-H25.11); repeal of internal
taxes (49A-H25.12); salt, soda, borax, and potash (49A-125.13); sugar
(49A-H25.14); tariff revision (49A-H25.15); tobacco (49A-H25.16);
treaties of reciprocity with Mexico and Hawaii (49A-H25.17); vegetable
fiber and products (49A-H25.18); vinegar (49A-H25.19); window glass
(49A-H25. 20); wine, spirits, and malt liquors (49A-H25.21); wool (49A-

H25.22); works of art (49A-H25.23); and various subjects (49A-H25.24). Select Committee on American Shipouilding and Shipowning Interests: com

pulsory pilotage (49A-H26.1); registration of foreign-built ships as vessels of the United States (49A-H26.2); and various subjects (49A

H26.3).
Select Committee on Public Health: various subjects (49A-H27.1).

626

ELECTION RECORDS. 2 ft.

Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (49A-2), arranged alpha betically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.

Various papers (49A-KI), arranged by subject.

627

Records of the Office of the Clerk

RECORD BOOKS. 14 vols. 2 ft.

House bill book with index (49C-Al); House resolution book (49C-A2); Senate bill and resolution book (49C-A3); petition book (49C-A4); individual ledger (49C-A5); register of committee reports (49C-A6); and register of miscellaneous documents (49C-A7). For record of leaves of absence granted House Members, see entry 604; and for registers of papers from committees, of papers referred to committees, of papers received from the Senate, and of papers sent to the Senate, see entry 616.

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