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OTHER RECORDS. 5 in.

Various papers (49C-B1), arranged by subject.

FIFTIETH CONGRESS, 1887-99

First Session, December 5, 1887-October 20, 1888
Second Session, December 3, 1888-March 3, 1889

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 10 vols. 3 ft.

630 Minute book, 1st session (50A-A2); legislative journal, 1st session (59A-A2); minute book, 2d session (50A-A3); and legislative journal, 2d session (50A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 24 ft.

631 Fifty-three volumes of original House bills (50A-11); 2 volumes of original House joint resolutions (50A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (50A-B3); desk copies of House bills passed (50A-B4); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (50A-85); and 23 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (50A-86). Arranged numerically within each group, except 50A-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 1/2 in.

Senate bills (50A-Cl), arranged numerically.

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ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 60 ft.

633 Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (50A-). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.

COMMITTEE REPORTS. 61 vols. 15 ft.

634 Original committee reports, ist session (50A-El) and 2d session (50AE2). Arranged numerically within each group.

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COMMITTEE PAPERS. 60 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: various subjects (50A-F1.l), arranged by subject.

There is also a volume of minutes (50A-F1.2). For statement of accounts

before the committee, see entry 599. Committee on Agriculture: bills and resolutions referred to the committee

(50A-F2.1); hearings (50A-F2.2); a statement of the expenditures of the
Department of Agriculture for 1888 (50A-F2.3); and various subjects
(50A-F2.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 50A-
F2.2 and 50A-F2.2, which are arranged numerically by bill or resolution.
There are also a volume of minutes (504-F2.5) and a docket volume (50A-

F2.6).
Committee on Appropriations: expositions (50A-F3.1); deficiency bill

(502-F3.2); fortifications bill (50A-F3.3); legislative, executive, and judicial bill (50A-F3.4); sundry civil expenses bill (50A-F3.5); and various subjects (50A-F3.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 50A-F3.2, 50A-F3.4, and 50A-F3.5, which are arranged by agency of origin or by subject. For letterpress copies of outgoing

correspondence, see entry 586. Committee on Banking and Currency: various subjects (50A-F4.1), arranged

by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F4.2) and a docket

volume (50A-F4.3). Committee on Claims: French spoliation claims (50A-F5.1), arranged nuneri

cally by Senate miscellaneous document number. There are also a volwne

of minutes (50A-F5.2) and a docket volume (50A-F5.3). Committee on Coinage, Veights, and Measures: various subjects (50.1-F6.1),

arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F6.2) and

a docket volume (50A-F6.3). Committee on Commerce: bridges (50A-F7.1), arranged alphabetically by

stream; a report on an investigation of the Reading Railroad strike

(50A-F7.2); and various subjects (50A-F7.3), arranged by subject. Committee on the District of Columbia: a volume of minutes (50A-F8.1)

and a docket volume (50A-F8.2). Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Charles S. Bradley

V. Warren O. Arnold, Rhode Island (50A-F9.1); James R. Chalmers v. James B. Morgan, Mississippi (50A-19.2); depositions relating to the violation of election laws in the castern District of North Carolina (50A-19.3); Nathan Frank v. John M. Glover, Missouri (50A-F9.4); Robert Lowry v. James B. White, Indiana (506-59.5); Joseph D. Lynch v. William Vandever, California (50A-F9.6); J. V. McDuffie v. A. C. Davidson, Alabama (50A-F9.7); Robert Smalls v. William Elliott, South Carolina (50A-F9.8); Frank J. Sullivan v. C. N. Felton, California (50A-F9.9); George H. Thobe v. J. G. Carlisle, Kentucky (50A-F9.10); and Nicholas E. Worthington v. Philip S. Post, Illinois (50A-F9.11). Arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F9.12)

and 2 docket volumes (50A-19.13). Committee on Enrolled Bills: a volume relating to the enrollment of bills

and resolutions (50A-F10.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice: a volume of

minutes (50A-F11.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: a report on Navy De

partment employees (50A-F12.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: various subjects

(50A-F13.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the liar Department: abstract of articles

purchased for the Army, 1886-88 (50A-F14.1); inspection of money accounts of Army disbursing officers (50A-F14.2); War Department contracts (50A-F14.3); and various subjects (50A-F14.4). Arranged by

subject. Committee on Foreign Affairs: affairs in Samoa (50A-F15.1); emigration

of British criminal classes (50A-F15.2); claim of James M. Hagar (50AF15.3); international arbitration (50A-F15.4); International Commission with Mexico (50A-F15.5); international expositions at Melbourne and Paris (50A-F15.6); reorganization of the Portuguese diplomatic

and consular services (50A-F15.7); restriction of Chinese immigration (50A-F15.8); and various subjects (50A-F15.9). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F15.10)

and a docket volume (50A-F15.21). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (50A-F16.1); Confederated Peorias,

Kaskaskia, Wea, and Piank ashaw Indians (50A-F16.2); grants of Indian reservation lands for railroad purposes (50A-F16.3); removal of the Jicarilla Apaches (50A-F16.4); and various subjects (50A-F16.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 50A-F16.1, which is arranged alphabetically by claimant. There are also a volume of minutes

(50A-F16.6) and a docket volume (50A-F16.7). Committee on Invalid Pensions: a volume of minutes (50A-F17.1) and 6

docket volumes (50A-F17.2). Committee on the Judiciary: establishment of a Court of Patent Appeals

(508-F18.1); internal revenue taxes paid by State officers (50A-F18.2); investigation of the Kansas Pacific Railroad (50A-F78.3); and various subjects (50A-F18.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F18.5) and a docket volume

(50A-F18.6). Committee on Labor: a volume of minutes (50A-F19.1) and a docket volume

(50A-F19.2). Committee on the Library: exchange of congressional publications with

Canada and Chile (50A-F20.1) and various subjects (50A-F20.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes

(50A-F20.3) and a docket volume (50A-F20.4). Committee on Manufactures: hearings (50A-F21.1), arranged by subject; a

volume of minutes (50A-F21.2); and a docket volume (50A-F21.3). Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: investigation of seal

fisheries in Alaska (50A-F22.1) and various subjects (50A-F22.2).

ranged by subject. Committee on Military Affairs: court-martial proceedings (50A-F23.1);

increasing the efficiency of the Army (50A-F23.2); investigation of the Fort Brown Military Reservation in Texas (50A-F23.3); lists of records recommended for disposal by the War Department (50A-F23.4); ordnance (50A-F23.5); and various subjects (50A-F23.6). Arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F23.7) and 2 docket

volumes (50A-F23.8). Committee on Mines and Mining: various subjects (50A-F24.1), arranged by

subject. There is also a docket volume (50A-F24.2). Committee on Naval Affairs: Naval Academy 150A-F25.1); Navy pay (50A

F25.2); papers relating to the following Navy Department Bureaus: Construction and Repair (50A-F25.3), Equipment and Recruiting (50AF25.4), Medicine and Surgery (50A-F25.5), Navigation (50A-F25.6), Ordnance (50A-F25.7), Provisions and Clothing (50A-F25.8), Steam Engineering (50A-F25.9), and Yards and Docks (50A-F25.10); U. S. Marine Corps (50A-F25.11); and various subjects (50A-F25.12). Arranged by

subject. Committee on Pacific Railroads: a volume of minutes (50A-F26.1) and a

docket volume (50A-F26.2). Committee on Patents: various subjects (50A-F27.1), arranged by subject.

There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F27.2) and a docket volume (50A-F27.3).

Committee on Pensions: various subjects (50A-F28.1), arranged by subject.

There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F28.2) and 2 docket volumes

(50A-F28.3). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: various subject (50A-F29.1),

arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F29.2)

and a docket volume (50A-F29.3). Committee on Printing: various subjects (50A-F30.1), arranged by subject.

There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F30.2) and a docket volume

(50A-F30.3). Committee on Private Land Claims: a volume of minutes (50A-F31.1) and a

docket volume (50A-F31.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: expenses incurred at the Ex

ecutive Mansion following the shooting of President Garfield (50AF32.1), and various subjects (50A-F32.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F32.3) and a docket volume (50AF32.4). For letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry

623. Committee on Public Lands: establishment of land districts and land

offices (50A-F33.1), and various subjects (50A-F33.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (50A-F33.3) and a docket

volume (50A-F33.4). Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (50A-F34.1), arranged

chronologically. There is also a volume of minutes (50A-F34.2). Committee on Revision of the Laws: a docket volume (50A-F35.1). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: various papers (50A-F36.1), arranged by

subject; a volume of minutes (50A-F36.2); and a docket volume (50A

F36.3). Committee on Rules: a resolution relating to the refunding of the direct

tax (50A-F37.1). Committee on the Territories: various papers (50A-F38.1), arranged by

subject; a volume of minutes (50A-F38.2); and a docket volume (50A

F38.3). Committee on War Claims: 5 docket volumes (50A-F39.1.). Committee on Ways and Means: drawback on tinplate (50A-F40,1); tariffs

and tariff policy (50A-F40.2); taxation (50A-F40.3); and various subjects (50A-F40.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except

50A-F40.4, which is arranged by subject. Select Committee on the Election of President, Vice President, and Repre

sentatives in Congress: a volume of minutes (50A-F41.1). Select Committee on the Eleventh Census: a volume of minutes (50A-F42.1)

and a docket volume (50A-F42.2).
Select Committee to Investigate the Administration of the Government

Printing Office: a volume of minutes (50A-F43.1).
Select Committee on Indian Depredation Claims: a docket volume (50A-

F44.1).
Select Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: a volume of minutes

(50A-F45.1) and a docket volume (50A-F45.2). Select Committee on the Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: For dcéket, see entry

610.

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ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 278 vols. 67 i't.

Original executive documents, 1st session (50A-GI) and 2d session (50A-G2); and original miscellaneous documents, 1st session (50A-G3) and 2d session (50A-G4). Arranged numerically within each group.

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PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUIENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMITTEES. 70 ft.

Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated: Committee on Agriculture: adulteration of lard (50A-H1.1); agricultural

experiment stations (50A-H1.2); conservation of forest lands (50A-H1.3); construction of dams and reservoirs for the irrigation of arid lands in Colorado (50A-H1.4); control of cattle diseases and the administration of the Bureau of Animal Industry (50A-H1.5); establishment of a Departa ment of Agriculture headed by a Secretary with Cabinet status (50AH1.6); legal restrictions on the sale of oleomargarine (50A-H1.7); legislation providing for inspection of meat (50A-H2.8) legislation to prevent the manufacture and sale of adulterated food (50A-H1.9); manufacture of sugar from sorghum (504-H1.10); tariff protection of agri

culture (506-H.ll); and various subjects (50A-H1.12). Committee on Appropriations: adjustments of pay of post office and customs

officers (50A-H2.1); enforcement of the law regulating the sale of oleomargarine (50A-H2.2); expositions and celebrations (50A-H2.3); Federal aid to various public and private charities (50A-H2.4); flood relief (50A-H2.5); headstones for graves of Union veterans (50A-H2.6); Hydrographic Office and the Coast and Geodetic Survey (50A-H2.7); improve ment of streets in the District of Columbia (50A-H2.8); publication of Army and Navy records of the Civil War (50A-H2.9); public land surveys (50A-12.10); repair and improvement of property of the Federal Government (50A-H2.11); Revenue-Marine Service (50A-H2.12); U. S. Signal

Service (50A-H2.13); and various subjects (50A-H2.14). Committee on Banking and Currency: fractional currency for postal purposes

(50A-H3.1) and various subjects (50A-43.2). Committee on Claims: various subjects (50A-H4.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Coinage, leights, and measures: various subjects (50A-H5.1). Committee on Commerce: amendment of the interstate comnerce act (50A-H6.1);

bridges (50A-116.2); establishment of quarantine stations at various ports to control contagious diseases (50 A-H6.3); immigration (50A-H6.4); legislation relating to merchant ships (50A-H6.5); legislation to authorize an International paritime Conference in the United States to lessen the dangers to navigation (50A-H6.6); legislation to require railroads engaged in interstate commerce to use uniform automatic coupling devices and brakes (50A-H6.7); Life-Saving Service (50A-H6.8); lighthouses and other aids to navigation (50A-H6.9); Nicaraguan canal (50A-H6.10); relief of commercial travelers from State and local license

laws (504-16.ll); and various subjects (50A-H6.12). Committee on Education: Federal aid to public schools (50A-H7.1). Comittee on Elections: various subjects (50A-18.1). Committee on Expenditures in the livar Department: various subjects (50A

H9.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: establishment of an international court of

arbitration for the peaceful settlement of international disputes (50AH15.1); immigration (50A-H10.2); International Marine Conference (504H10.3); and various subjects (50A-H10.4).

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