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FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS, 1891-93

First Session, December 7, 1891-August 5, 1892
Second Session, December 5, 1892-March 3, 1893

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. ll vols. 3 ft.

Minute books, 1st and 2d sessions (52A-Al); and legislative journal 1st session (52A-A2); and 2d session (52A-A3).

652

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 23 ft.

Fifty volumes of original House bills (52A-B1); I volume of original House joint resolutions (52A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (52A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (52A-B4); desk copies of House bills passed (52A-35); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (52A-B6); and 10 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (52A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 52A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 52A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE
HOUSE. 4 in.

658 Senate bills (52A-01) and Senate joint resolutions (52A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.

ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 60 ft.

659 Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (52A-Dl). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.

660

COMMITTEE REPORTS. 37 vols. 9 ft.

Original committee reports, Ist session (52A-El) and 2d session (524E2). Arranged numerically within each group.

COMMITTEE PAPERS. 70 ft.

661 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: a volume of minutes (52A-F1.l) and a docket vol

ume (52A-F1.2). For statement of accounts before the committee, see

entry 648. Committee on Agriculture: administrative papers (52A-F2.1); establish

ment of grain standards (52A-F2.2); hearings (52A-F2.3); work of the Botanical Division (52A-F2.4); and various subjects (52A-F2.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 52A-F2.3, which is

arranged numerically by bill. Committee on Appropriations: deficiency bill (52A-F3.1); District of

Columbia bill (52A-F3.2); fortifications bill (52A-F3.3); investigation of the management of the Viorld's Columbian Exposition (52A-F3.4); legislative, executive, and judicial bill (52A-F3.5); pension bill

(52A-F3.6); sundry civil expenses bill (52A-F3.7); and various subjects (52A-F3.8). Arranged by agency of origin or by subject within each group, except 52A-F3.8, which is arranged chronologically. There is

also a volume of minutes (52A-F3.9). Committee on Banking and Currency: administrative papers (52A-F4.1);

hearings (52A-F4.2); and various subjects (52A-F4.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A

F4.4) and a docket volume (52A-F4.5). Committee on Claims: a volume of minutes (52A-F5.1) and 3 docket volumes

(52A-F5.2). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and measures: a volume of minutes (52A

F6.1) and a docket volume (52A-F6.2). Committee on the District of Columbia: a volume of minutes (52A-17.1)

and a docket volume (52A-F7.2). Committee on Education: administrative papers (52A-F8.1) and various

subjects (52A-F8.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F8.3) and a docket volume (52A-

F8.4).
Committee on Elections: contested election cases of A. K. Craig v.

Andrew Stewart, Pennsylvania (52A-F9.1), Henry T. Noyes v. Hosea H.
Rockwell, New York (52A-F9.2), John McDuffie v. Louis W. Turpin, Ala-
bama (52A-F9.3), Michael F. Collins v. John A. Quackenbush, New York
(52A-F9.4), John B. Reynolds v. George W. Shonk, Pennsylvania (52A-
19.5), Rezin B. Wasson v. Lewis P. Ohliger, Ohio (52A-F9.6), T. H.
Greevy v. Edward Scull, Pennsylvania (52A-F9.7), and Thomas E. Miller
v. William Elliott, South Carolina (52A-F9.8); and interference with
Supervisors of Election in New York State in the election of Nov. 1892
(52A-F9.9). Arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (52A-

F9.10). Committee on Enrolled Bills: a volume relating to the enrollment of bills

and resolutions (524-F10.1). Cammittee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture: statements

of expenditures of the Department for the fiscal years 1891 and 1892 (52A-F11.l), arranged chronologically. There are also a volume of

minutes (52A-F11.2) and a docket volume (52A-F11.3). Committee on Expenditures in the Interior Department: a volume of minutes

(52A-F12.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice: a docket volume

(52A-F13.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: a volume of minutes

(52A-F14.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department: reports on con

tracts for carrying the mail during the fiscal years 1891 and 1892

(52A-F15.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: administrative

papers (52A-F16.1) and various subjects (52A-F16.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A

F16.3) and a docket volume (52A-F16.4). Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: abstracts of articles

purchased for the Army (52A-*17.1); lists of outstanding checks issued

by disbursing officers of the Army (52A-F17.2); inspection of money accounts of Army disbursing officers (52A-F17.3); and ordnance con

tracts (52A-F17.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Foreign Affairs: administrative papers (52A-F18.1); Chinese

immigration (52A-F18.2); Colwbian Historical Exposition at Madrid in 1892 (52A-F18.3); Pan-American Medical Congress at Washington in Sept. 1893 (52A-F18.4); relations with Chile (52A-F18.5); and various subjects (52A-F18.6). Arranged chronologically within each group. There

are also a volume of minutes (52A-F18.7) and a docket volume (52A-F18.8). Committee on Indien Affairs: administrative papers (52A-F19.1); appropria

tions for the Indian Service (52A-F19.2); Choctaw Indians (52A-F19.3); executive communications (52A-F19.4); Indian Territory (52A-F19.5); Seminole Indians (52A-F19.6); Sioux Indians (52A-F19.7); and various subjects (52A-F19.8). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F19.9) and a docket volume (52

F19.10).
Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: aids to navigation (52A-

F20.1); bridges (52A-F20.2); customs, ports of entry and delivery (52AF20.3); Life-Saving Service (52A-F20.4); regulation of interstate and foreign commerce (524-F20.5); and ships and shipping (52A-F20.6). Ar

ranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Invalid Pensions: administrative papers (52A-F21.1); pension

legislation (52A-F21.2); and various subjects (52A-F21.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 52A-F21.2, which is arranged numerically by bill. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F21.4)

and 7 docket volumes (52A-F21.5). Committee on the Judiciary: administrative papers (52A-F22.1); Federal

courts and judges (52A-F22.2); and various subjects (52A-F22.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of

minutes (52A-F22.4) and a docket volume (524-F22.5). Committee on Labor: administrative papers (52A-F23.1) and legislation

relating to the 8-hour law and convict labor (52A-F23.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes

(52A-F23.3) and a docket volume (52A-F23.4). Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River: various

subjects (52A-F24.1), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of

minutes (52A-F24.2) and a docket volume (52A-F24.3). Committee on the Library: administrative papers (52A-F25.1) and various

subjects (52A-F25.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F25.3) and a docket volume

(52A-F25.4). Committee on Manufactures: a volume of minutes (52A-F26.1) and a docket

volume (52A-F26.2).
Committee on Lierchant Marine and Fisheries: adininistrative papers (52A-

F27.1); menhaden fish (52A-F27.2); and various subjects (52A-F27.3).
Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume

of minutes (52A-F27.4) and a docket volume (52A-F27.5).
Committee on military Affairs: administrative papers (52A-F28.1); Fort

Brown, Tex. (52A-F28.2); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (52A-F28.3); and various subjects (52A-F28.4). Arranged chronologi

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cally within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A

F28.5) and 3 docket volumes (52A-F28.6). Committee on the Militia: efficiency of the militia (52A-F29.1), arranged

chronologically. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F29.2) and a

docket volume (52A-F29.3). Committee on lines and Mining: administrative papers (52A-F30.1), ar

ranged chronologically; a volume of minutes (52A-F30.2); and a docket

volume (52A-F30.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: administrative papers (52A-F31.1); appro

priations for the naval service (52A-F31.2); Baker's submarine boat (52A-F31.3); case of Cominodore Wm. K. Mayo, U. S. N. (52A-F31.4); delay in the construction of the U. S. S. Bennington and the U. S. S. Concord (526-F31.5); selection of a site for a navy yard on the Pacific Coast (52A-F31.6); transfer of the Revenue-Cutter Service from the Treasury Department to the Navy Department (52A-F31.7); Naval Observatory (52A-F31.8); and various subjects (52A-F31.9). Arranged chrono

logically within each group. Committee on Pacific Railroads: a volume of minutes (52A-F32.1) and a

docket volume (52A-F32.2). Committee on Patents: administrative papers (52A-F33.1) and various

subjects (52A-F33.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F33.3) and a docket volume

(52A-F33.4). Committee on Pensions: a volume of minutes (52A-F34.1) and 3 docket

volumes (52A-F34.2). Comunittee on the Post Office and Post Roads: administrative papers (52A

F35.1) and various subjects (52A-F35.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-535.3)

and 2 docket volumes (52A-F35.4). Committee on Printing: administrative papers (52A-F36.1), arranged

chronologically; a report on the condition of the Sioux Indians (52AF36.2); a report of the Superintendent of the Coast and Geodetic Survey for the fiscal year 1892 (52A-F36.3); and a volume of minutes

(52A-F36.4). Committee on Private Land claims: a volume of minutes (52A-F37.1) and a

docket volume (52A-F37.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: a volume of minutes (52A-F38.1)

and a docket volume (52A-F38.2). Committee on Public Lands: administrative papers (52A-F39.1); swamplands

in Oregon (52A-F39.2); and various subjects (52A-F39.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes

(52A-F39.4) and a docket volume (52A-F39.5). Coromittee on Railways and Canals: a volune of minutes (52A-F40.1) and a

docket volume (52A-F40.2). Committee on Revision of the Laws: bills referred to the comittee (52A

F41.1), arranged numerically; a volume of minutes (52A-F41.2); and a

docket volume (52A-F41.3). Committee on Rivers and harbors: administrative papers (52A-F42.1),

arranged chronologically; and various subjects (52A-F42.2), arranged by State. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-142.3) and a docket volume (52A-542.4).

Comunittee on the Territories: a volume of minutes (52A-F43.2) and a

docket volume (52A-F43.2). Committee on har Claims: various subjects (52A-F44.1), arranged by sub

ject. There are also 2 docket volumes (52A-F44.2). Committee on ways and Means: administrative papers (52A-F45.1); tariffs

(52A-F45.2); and various subjects (52A-F45.3). Arranged chronologi

cally within each group. There are also 3 docket volumes (52A-F45.4). Select Committee on the Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: a volume of minutes

(52A-F46.1) and a docket volume (52A-F46.2). Select Committee on the Columbian Exposition: various subjects (52A

F47.1), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (52A

F47.2) and a docket volume (52A-F47.3). Select Committee on the Election of President, Vice President, and Repre

sentatives in Congress: a volume of minutes (52A-F48.1) and a docket

volume (52A-F48.2). Select Committee on the Eleventh Census: various subjects (52A-F49.1),

arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (52A-F49.2)

and a docket volume (52A-F49.3). Select Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: various subjects

(52A-F50.1), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes

(52A-F50.2) and a docket volume (52A-F50.3). Select Committee on the Irrigation of Arid Lands: a volume of minutes

(52A-F51.1) and a docket volume (52A-F51.2). Select Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: various subjects (52A

F52.1), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (52A

F52.2) and a docket volume (52A-F52.3). Select Committee on Ventilation and Acoustics: a volume of minutes (52A

F53.1) and a docket volume (52A-F53.2).

ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 141 vols. 35 ft.

662 Original executive documents, Ist session (52A-GI) and 2d session (52A-G2); and original miscellaneous documents, Ist session (52A-G3) and 2d session (52A-64). Arranged numerically within each group.

663

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH TERE REFERRED TO CON:ITTEES. 43 ft.

Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Accounts: various subjects (52A-H1.1). Committee on Agriculture: control of plant diseases (52A-H2.1); free

delivery of rural mail (52A-H2.2); investigation of wheat price fixing by millers, railroads, and elevators (52A-H2.3); silk culture (52AH2.4); legislation relating to the manufacture and sale of oleomargarine (524-H2.5); legislation to prevent adulteration of food and drugs (52AH2.6); prohibitions of contracts discrediting legal tender currency (52A-12.7); speculation in farm products (52A-42.8); taxation of compound lard (52A-H2.9); testing the strength of American woods (52AH2.10); leather Bureau service to agriculture (52A-H2.11); and various

subjects (52A-H2.12). Committee on Appropriations: construction of a new Government Printing

Office building (52A-73.1); education and religion (52A-H3.2); exposi

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