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113.6); polygamy restriction of whitects (50A-H15;1;.
Committee on Indian Affairs: legislation giving the Kansas City and
Pacific Railroad a right-of-way through the Indian Territory (50A-Hll.l); removal of the Southern Ute Indians from their reservation in Colorado,
to San Juan County, Utah (50A-121.2); and various subjects (50A-H21.3). Committee on Invalid Pensions: equalization of bounties (50A-H12.1);
legislation to provide paid furloughs for residents of the national soldiers' homes for disabled veterans (50A-H12.2); legislation to provide pensions for all Civil War veterans (50A-H12.3); Mexican Wiar pension legislation (50A-H12.4); pensions for Union veterans who were prisoners of war (50A-H12.5); pensions for veterans with various disabilities (50A-H12.6); removal of the time limit for application for pension
(50A-H12.7); and various subjects (50A-H12.8). Committee on the Judiciary: congressional action to make Washington's
birthday a national holiday (50A-H13.1); constitutional amendment to prohibit the manufacture and sale of alcoholic liquors (50A-H13.2); direct election of Senators (50A-H13.3); international copyright legislation (50A-H13.4); legislation for the more adequate protection of young girls and women (50A-H13.5); legislation to restrict work and travel on Sunday and to require religious instruction of children (50A
H3.6); polygamy (50A-H13.7); and various subjects (50A-H13.8). Committee on Labor: restriction of work and travel on Sunday (50A-H14.1). Committee on the Library: various subjects (50A-115.1). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (50A-H16.1). Committee on Military Affairs: various subjects (50A-H17.1). Committee on Mines and Mining: investigation of mining debris in Califor
nia (50A-H18.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: organization of a Naval Reserve Corps (50A
H19.1) and various subjects 50A-H19.2). Committee on Pacific Railroads: various subjects (50A-H20.1). Committee on Patents: international copyright law (50A-H21.1); revision
of the patent laws (50A-H21.2); and various subjects (50A-H21.3). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: various subjects (50A-H22.1). Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (50A-H23.1). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (50A-H24.1). Committee on Public Lands: establishment of land offices in Colorado
(50A-H25.1); protection of Yellowstone National Park (50A-H25.2); and
various subjects (50A-H25.3). Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (50A-1126.1). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: various subjects (50A-H27.1). Committee on the Territories: Idaho Territory (50A-H28.1); organization
of a Territorial government in Oklahoma and opening the Indian Territory for settlement (50A-H28.2); opposition to the admission of Utah as a State (50A-H28.3); problems relating to the government of viashington Territory and admission to statehood (50A-H28.4); protection of Yellow
stone Park (50A-H28.5); and various subjects (50A-H28.6). Committee on War Claims: various subjects (50A-H29.1), arranged alpha
betically by petitioner. Committee on liays and Means: alcoholic beverages, and medicinal and
industrial alcohol (50A-H30.1); books and works of art (50A-H30.2); brushes (50A-H30.3); cement (50A-H30.4); cigars and tobacco (50A-H30.5); clay tobacco pipes and pottery (50A-H30.6); clothing and textiles (504H39.7); coal and iron ore, and their products (50A-H30.8); dental,
Sarious subjec ways and chors: variouritory (501ing the Indi
medical, and surgical supplies and equipment (50A-H30.9); flax and flax products, hemp, and jute (50A-H30.10); food products and food adulteration (50A-H30.12); glass and glass products (50A-H30.12); increased tariff protection for agricultural products (50A-H30.13); internal revenue taxation (50A-H30.14); licensing of druggists and liquor dealers (50A-H30.15); lumber and woodpulp (50A-H30.16); marble and other stone building materials (50A-H30.17); metals and metal products (50A-H30.18); salt (50A-H30.19); sugar and molasses (50AH30. 20); tariff and financial policy (50A-H30.21); tariff protection of American industrial products (50A-H30.22); wool and wool products
(50A-H30.23); and various subjects (50A-H30.24). Select Committee on the Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: constitutional amendment
to prohibit the manufacture and sale of alcoholic liquors (50A-H31.1); exportation of liquor to Africa and the Western Pacific (50A-H31.2);
and prohibition in the District of Columbia (50A-H31.3). Select Committee on Indian Depredation Claims: various subjects (50A
Select Committee on Immigration of Contract Laborers, Convicts, and Pau
pers: various subjects (50A-H33.1).
ELECTION RECORDS. 2 ft.
638 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (50A-11), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 vol. 3 in.
Roll calls (50A-Kl), arranged chronologically.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. 2 ft.
640 House bill book with index (50C-A2); House resolution book (50C-A2); Senate bill and resolution book (50C-A3); individual ledger (50C-A4); register of committee reports (50C-A5); register of miscellaneous documents (50C-A6); record of cases referred to the Court of claims under the Bowman Act (50C-A7); and record of leaves of absence granted House Members (50C-A8). 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.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 in.
Receipts for registered mail and memoranda relating to contested elections (50C-B2), arranged by election contest.
INDEX. 1/4 in.
Partial index, A to C, to claims petitions and papers (50C-C1).
FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS, 1889-91
First Session, December 2, 1889-October 1, 1890
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 17 vols. 4 ft.
Winute book, 1st session and part of the 2d session (51A-Al); legislam tive journal, 1st session (51A-A2); minute book, part of the 2d session (51A-A3); and legislative journal, 2d session (51A-A4).
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 26 ft.
644 Fifty-seven volumes of original House bills (51A-B2); 1 volume of original House joint resolutions (51A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (51A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (51A-B4); desk copies of House bills passed (51A-B5); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (51A-B6); and 14 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (51A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 51A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 51A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE
HOUSE. 1 ft.
Senate bills (511-ci) and Senate joint resolutions (51A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.
ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 65 ft.
646 Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (51A-D2). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.
COKLITTEE REPORTS. 49 vols. 12 ft.
Original committee reports, 1st session (51A-El) and 2d session (516E2). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMMITTEE PAPERS. 59 ft.
Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: final account of the subcommittee of the Judiciary
Committee investigating illegal practices of United States courts (51AF1.1); and various subjects (51A-F1.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (51A-F1.3); a docket volume (51A-F1.4); and a statement of accounts before the committee, 51st Congress, 1st session,
to 52d Congress, 2d session (51A-F1.5). Committee on Agriculture: estimates of appropriation for the Agriculture
Department (51A-F2.1) and testimony relating to lard and compound lard (51A-F2.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are
also a volume of minutes (51A-F2.3) and a docket volume (51A-F2.4). Committee on Appropriations: deficiency bill (51A-F3.1); District of
Columbia bill (51A-F3.2); fortifications bill (51A-F3.3); legislative,
judicial, and executive bill (51A-F3.4); pension bill (51A-F3.5); sundry civil expenses bill (51A-F3.6); and various subjects (51A-F3.7). Arranged by agency of origin or by subject within each group, except 51A-F3.3 and 51A-F3.5, which are arranged chronologically. For letter
press copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry 586. Committee on Banking and Currency: establishment of an International
American Bank (51A-F4.1), arranged chronologically; and various subjects (51A-F4.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes
(51A-F4.3) and a docket volume (51A-F4.4). Committee on Claims: a volume of minutes (51A-F5.1) and a docket volume
(51A-F5.2). Committee on Coinage, Veights, and Measures: various subjects (51A-F6.1),
arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (51A-F6.2)
and a docket volume (51A-F6.3). Committee on Commerce: bridges, general (51A-F7.1); legalizing standard
time (51A-F7.2); lighthouses and fog-signal stations (51A-F7.3); Mississippi River Bridge, New Orleans, La. (51A-F7.4); other bridges (51A-F7.5); ports of entry (51A-F7.6); regulation of commerce (51AF7.7); requiring residents on boats inland to obtain licenses (51AF7.8); and various subjects (51A-F7.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 51A-F7.5, which is arranged alphabetically
by river, and 51A-F7.9, which is arranged by subject. Committee on the District of Columbia: a volume of minutes (51A-F8.1)
and a docket volume (51A-F8.2). Committee on Elections: contested election cases of George W. Atkinson
v. John 0. Pendleton, West Virginia (51A-F9.1); John Baker v. William S. Forman, Illinois (51A-F9.2); Henry Bowen v. John A. Buchanan, Virginia (51A-F9.3); James R. Chalmers v. James B. Morgan, Mississippi (51A-F9.4); John M. Clayton v. Clifton R. Breckinridge, Arkansas (51AF9.5); F. M. B. Cook v. C. L. Anderson, Mississippi (51A-49.6); Leon C. Duchesne v. Thomas R. Stockdale, Mississippi (51A-F9.7); L. B. Eaton v. James Phelan, Tennessee (51A-F9.8); L. P. Featherstone v. W. H. Cate, Arkansas (51A-F9.9); Fred L. Goodrich v. Robert Bullock, Florida (51AF9.10); W. H. Harrison v. S. M. Robertson, Louisiana (51A-F9.11); William Hartsuff v. J. R. whiting, Michigan (51A-F9.12); James Hill v. T. C. Catchings, Mississippi (51A-F9.13); Henry Kernaghan v. Charles E. Hooker, Mississippi (51A-F9.14); John M. Lanston v. E. C. Venable, Virginia (51A-19.15); John V. McDuffie v. Louis W. Turpin, Alabama (51A-F9.16); James H. McGinnis v. John D. Alderson, West Virginia (51AF9.17); Thomas E. Miller v. William Elliott, South Carolina 51A-F9.18); Sydney E. Mudd v. Barnes Compton, Maryland (51A-F9.19); Timothy G. Phelps v. Thomas J. Clunie, California (51A-F9.20); Thaddeus Pickett v. Allen D. Candler, Georgia (51A-F9.21); Francis B. Posey v. William F. Parrett, Indiana (51A-F9.22); C. B. Smith v. James M. Jackson, West Virginia (51A-F9.23); Frank H. Threet v. Richard H. Clarke, Alabama (51A-F9.24); and Edmund Waddill v. George D. Wise, Virginia (51A-F9.25). Arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes
(51A-F9.26) and 2 docket volumes (51A-F9.27). Committee on Enrolled Bills: 2 volumes relating to the enrollment of
bills and resolutions (51A-F10.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department: a volume of
minutes (51A-F11.1) and a docket volume (51A-F11.2). Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: a docket volume
Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: a docket volume
(51A-F13.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Viar Department: abstract of articles
purchased for the Army, 1888-90 (51A-F14.1); inspection of money accounts of Army disbursing officers (51A-F14.2); War Department contracts (51A-F14.3); and contingent expenditures (51A-F14.4). Arranged
by subject. Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (51A-F15.1); consular and diplomatic
appropriations (51A-F15.2); extradition of criminals (51A-F15.3); incorporation of the Pacific Cable Co. (51A-F15.4); international arbitration (51A-F15.5); recognition of Brazil (51A-F15.6); reports of the U. S. Commissioners to the Centennial International Exhibition at Melbourne, Australia (51A-F15.7); uniform system of port dues and consular fees (51A-F15.8); and various subjects (51A-F15.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 51A-F15.1, which is arranged alphabetically by claimant, and 51A-F15.9, which is arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (51A-F15.10) and a docket
volume (51A-F15.11). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (51A-F16.1); grants of Indian reser
vation lands for railroad purposes (51A-F16.2); Indian reservations
docket volumes (51A-F27.2). Committee on the Judiciary: conferring additional jurisdiction on the
U. S. courts in the Indian Territory (51A-F18.1), arranged chronologically; and various subjects (51A-F18.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (51A-F18.3) and a docket volume (51A
Committee on Labor: a volume of minutes (51A-F19.1) and a docket volume
(51A-F19.2). Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River: a volume
of minutes (51A-F20.1) and a docket volume (51A-F20.2). Committee on the iibrary: a volume of minutes (51A-F21.1) and a docket
volume (51A-F21.2). Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: load line of vessels (51A
F22.1); registry of vessels (51A-F22.2); and various subjects (51A-
F22.4) and a docket volume (51A-F22.5).
(516-F23.1); inquiry into the condition of work at the Rock Island Arsenal (51A-F23.2); and use of Louisville and Portland Canal Basin (514-F23.3). Arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes
(514-F23.4) and 2 docket volumes (51A-F23.5). Committee on the militia: a volume of minutes (51A-F24.1) and a docket
volume (514-F24.2). Committee on mines and "ining: a volume of minutes (51A-F25.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: construction, repairs, and steam engineering
(516-F26.1); Naval icademy and Marine Corps (51A-F26.2); ordnance and