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There are also a volume of minutes (55A-F22.4); a docket volume (55AF22.5); and indexes to the docket (55A-F22.6) and to papers accompany
ing bills and resolutions (55A-F22.7). Committee on Nilitary Affairs: papers accompanying bills and resolutions
(55A-F23.1), arranged nunerically by bill or resolution; and various subjects (55A-F23.2), arranged by subject. There are also 2 volumes
of minutes (55A-F23.3) and 3 docket volumes (55A-F23.4). Committee on the militia: various subjects (55A-F24.1), arranged by sub
ject. There are also a volume of minutes (55A-F24.2) and a docket
volume (55A-F24.3). Committee on lines and wining: a docket volume (55A-F25.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: armorplate (55A-F26.1); case of Pay Inspector
John H. Stevenson (55A-F26.2); drydocks (55A-F26.3); the Naval Academy (55A-226.4); papers accompanying bills and resolutions (55A-F26.5); and various subjects (55A-F26.6). Arranged by subject within each group, except 551-F26.5, which is arranged numerically by bill or reso
lution. Committee on Pacific Railroads: various subjects (55A-127.1), arranged
by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (55A-F27.2) and a docket
volume (55A-F27.3). Committee on Patents: reports of the Commissioners of Patents (55A-F28.1),
arranged chronologically; papers accompanying bills (55A-F28.2), arranged numerically; and various subjects (55A-F28.3), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (55A-F22.4) and a docket volume (55A
There is also a docket volume (55A-F29.2).
and resolutions (55A-F30.1), arranged numerically by bill or resolu-
are also a volume of minutes (55A-130.3) and a docket volume (55A-F30.4). Committee on Printing: various subjects (55A- 31.1), arranged by subject.
There is also a docket volume (55A-131.2). Committee on Private Land Claims: a volume of minutes (551-932.1) and a
docket volume (55A-532.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: a volume of minutes (55A-F33.1)
and a docket volume (55A-F33.2). Committee on Public Lands: papers accompanying bills and resolutions
(55A-F34.1), arranged numerically by bill or resolution; a volume of
minutes (55A-534.2); and a docket volune (55A-F34.3). Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (55A-535.1), arranged
by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (554-735.2) and a docket
volume (556-F35.3). Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: various subjects (55A-7'36.1),
arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (55A-736.2)
and a docket volume (55A-F36.3). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: bars, breawaters, dans, levees, and
locks (55A-437.1); bays, harbors, and inlets (55A-F37.2); canals (55A537.3); channels (55A-737.4); creeks and rivers (55A-F37.5); Jasses and deep waterways (55A-137.6); and various subjects (55A-737.7). Arranged alphabetically by name of bar, canal, etc., within each group,
except 55A-F37.7, which is arranged by subject. There are also a
volume of minutes (55A-F37.8) and a docket volume (55A-F37.9). Committee on the Territories: Hawaiian Islands (55A-F38.1); New Mexico
(55A-F38.2); Oklahoma (55A-F38.3); and various subjects (55A-F38.4). Arranged by subject within each group. There is also a docket volume
(55A-F38.5). Committee on Ways and Means: duty on agricultural products and provisions
(55A-F39.1); books and papers (55A-F39.2); chemicals (55A-F39.3); cotton (55A-F39.4); earthenware and glassware (55A-F39.5); flax, hemp, and jute (55A-F39.6); free list (55A-F39.7); metals (55A-F39.8); silk (55AF39.9); spirits, wine, and other beverages (55A-F39.10); sugar and molasses (55A-F39.11); sundries (55A-F39.12); tobacco (55A-F39.13); woods (55A-F39.14); wool and woolens (55A-F39.15); papers accompanying bills and resolutions (55A-F39.16); tax on beer, whiskies, and wines (55A-F39.17); coffee and tea (55A-F39.18); proprietary articles and medicines (55A-F39.19); other commodities (55A-F39.20); and various subjects (55A-F39.21). Arranged alphabetically by commodity within each group, except 55A-F39.16, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution, and 55A-F39.18 and 55A-F39.19, which are arranged
chronologically. There is also a docket volume (55A-F39.22). Committee of the Whole House: various subjects (55A-F40.1), arranged by
subject. Select Committee to Investigate Price and Quality of Gas and Rates for
Telephone Service in the District of Columbia: a volume of minutes
arranged by subject. Committee on Rules: various subjects (55A-F43.1), arranged by subject.
ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 126 vols. 35 ft.
698 Original House documents, lst session (55A-G1), 2d session (55A-G2), and 3d session (55A-G3). Arranged numerically within each group.
PETITIONS AND LEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 45 ft.
699 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Appropriations: abolition of forest reserves (55A-H1.1);
appropriation of public funds for sectarian purposes (55A-H1.2); expo
sitions (55A-H1.3); and various subjects (55A-H1.4). Committee on Banking and Currency: banking and currency reform (55A-H2.1);
establishment of an International American Bank (55A-H2.2); and various
subjects (55A-H2.3). Committee on Coinage, beights, and Measures: banking and currency reform
(55A-H3.1) and various subjects (55A-H3.2).
police of the District on an 8-hour day (55A-H4.2); prevention of
Committee on Education: various subjects (55A-H5.1).
Cuba (55A-16.3); Hawaii (55A-H6.4); the Philippines (551-116.5); reorganization of the consular service (55A-H6.6); Spain (55A-116.7); Turkey
(55A-H6.8); and various subjects (55A-H6.9). Coinmittee on Immigration and Naturalization: alien ownership of property
in the United States (551-117.1); restriction of immigration (55A-17.2); and a petition on the "naturalization of Americanized Chinese" (55A
H7.3). Comoittee on Indian Affairs: affairs of various Indian tribes (551-18.1),
arranged alphabetically by tribe and thereunder chronologically; schools, educational systeins, and problems (55A-H8.2); and various
subjects (55A-H8.3). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: aids to navigation, and
Life-Saving Service and stations (551-H9.1); extension of the powers of the Interstate Comerce Commission (55A-H9.2); establishment of a Department of Commerce and Industry (55A-H9.3); establishment of a Bureau or Department of Public Health (55A-H9:4); establishment of a division, in the Treasury, for the regulation of insurance among the several States (55A-H9.5); freight and passenger rates, and rate discrimination (55A-H9.6); interstate transmission of lottery information and other gambling news by telegraph--antigambling legislation (55AH9.7); National exposition of American Products in Philadelphia (55AH9.8); Nicaraguan canal. (55A-H9.9); placing express companies under the jurisdiction of the Interstate Commerce Cornission (55A-H9.10); pooling of freight rates by railroads (55A-H9.11); promotion of ocean trade in vessels under the American flag (55A-19.12); protection of State anticigarette laws (55A-H9.13); publication of pictures and descriptions of suicides (55A-119.14); pure food and drug laws (55AH9.15); quarantine laws and stations (55A-H9.16); sale of railroad tickets by persons other than authorized agents--anti-ticket-scalping legislation (55A-119.17); submarine cables (55A-H9.18); transmission by mail or interstate commerce of kinetoscope reproductions or descriptions of prize fights (55A-H9.19); and various subjects (55A
H9.20). Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (55A-110.1), arranged alphabetically
by petitioner; service pensions, legislation, and plans (55A-1110.2);
and various subjects (55A-110.3). Con:mittee on Irrigation of brid Lands: various subjects (55A-H11.1). Committee on the Judiciary: arbitration of railroad strikes (551-12.1);
alien ownership of property in the United States (551-!!12.2); constitutional amendment prohibiting sectarian appropriations (55A-1:12.3); constitutional arrendment recognizins God as the source of all civil power (554-i112.4); Department of Commerce and Industry (55A-H12.5); desecration of the United States flag (55A-H12.6); interstate gambling by telegraph or telephone (551-112.7); preventing the abuse of the writ of injunction and other legal processes (55.-1:12.8); protection of State anticigarette laws (551-112.9); raising the age of consent for girls in the District of Columbia (55A-1112.10); relief of the judge of the Nortiern District of Texas by reason of ill health (554H12.11); Sunday rest law (55A-H12.12); transmission by mail or inter
state commerce of kinetoscope reproductions or descriptions of prize fights (55A-112.13); uniform system of bankruptcy (55A-112.14); woman
suffrage (55A-H12.15); and various subjects (55A-H12.16). Committee on Labor: alien ownership of property in the United States,
and establishing trusts and issuing bonds in excess of the actual worth of their property (55A-1113.1); appointment of a commission to investigate the problems of labor and capital (55A-H13.2); arbitration of railroad strikes (55A-H13.3); convict labor and convict-made goods (55A-H13.4); 8-hour work law (55A-H13.5); preventing the abuse of the writ of injunction and other legal processes (55A-H13.6); and various
subjects (55A-H13.7). Comnittee on the Library: various subjects (554-H14.1). Committee on Merchant Karine and Fisheries: proinoting and/or increasing
the commerce, foreign trade, and merchant marine of the United States
(55A-H15...) and various subjects (55A-H15.2). Corrmittee on military Affairs: granting the rank of Second Lieutenant
to veterinary surgeons in the Army (55A-H16.1); increasing the number of chaplains in the Army (55A-H16.2); preventing discrimination against homeopathic physicians and surgeons in appointments to the
Arny and Navy (55A-H16.3); and various subjects (55A-1/16.4). Comunittee on the wilitia: annual appropriation of one million dollars
for the militia (55A-H17.1) and increased appropriation for the main
tenance of the National Guard (55A-H17.2). Committee on lines and wining: various subjects (551-118.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: navy yards and drydocks (55A-H19.1); pro noting
the efficiency of the clerical service of the Navy (551-1!19.2); and
various subjects (55A-1119.3). Committee on Patents: trade-narks (55A-H20.1) and various subjects (55A
H20.2). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: amendment of the postal laws
relating to second-class mail matter (55A-1121.1); compensation of fourth-class postmasters (55A-H21.2); establishment of postal savings banks (55A-li21.3); extension of pneumatic mail service (554-421.4); rural free delivery (55A-H21.5); reduction and/or curtaj lment of mail
deliveries and facilities (55A-1121.6); and various subjects (55A-!:21.7). Committee on Printing: various subjects (55 A-1:22.1). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: construction of various public
buildings (55A-H23.1); sale of intoxicating liquors in Government
buildings (554-423.2); and various subjects (554-i123.3). Comnittee on Public Lands: various subjects (55A-H24.1). Committee on Railways and Canals: sale of railroad tickets by Persons
other than authorized agents--anti-ticket-scalping legislation (55A
H25.1) and various subjects (55A-1125.2).
in the Civil Service (551-1126.1); repeal or modification of the civil
service laws (55A-H26.2); and various subjects (55A-26.3). Comittee on ilivers and ilarbors: bayous, canals, lakes, passes, and
sounds (55A-H27.1); breakwaters, dais, levees, and retaining walls (554-H27.2); harbor and bay improveir.ents (554-127.3); river improvements and surveys (55A-H27.4); and various subjects (55A-H27.5). 55A-1127.1, 55A-427.3, and 554-427.4 are arranged alphabetically by river, harbor, etc., and thereunder chronologically.
Committee on the Territories: Alaska (55A–H28.1); Arizona (55A-H28.2);
Hawaii (55A-H28.3); New Liexico (55A-H22.4); Oklahoma (55A-H28.5);
age of consent for girls (55A-H28.8); and various subjects (55A-H28.9). Committee on Ways and Means: abrogation of the Hawaiian treaty (55A
H29.1); adulteration of flour--pure foods (55A-H29.2); comodity tariffs (55A-H29.3); commodity taxes (55A-H29.4); Pan American Exposition (55AH29.5); and various subjects (55A-H29.6). 55A-H29.3 and 55A-H29.4 are
arranged alphabetically by commodity and thereunder chronologically. Select Committee on the Twelfth Census: various subjects (55A-H30.1). Committee on Elections No. 1: expulsion of B. H. Roberts of Utah, "avowed
polygamist," from the House of Representatives (55A-H31.1). Comittee on Rules: various subjects (55A-H32.1).
ELECTION RECORDS. 2 ft.
700 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (55A-ji), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.
OTHER RECORDS. 3 vols. 4 in.
Roll calls (55A-Kl), arranged chronologically.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
RECORD BOOKS. 14 vols. 3 ft.
702 House bill book (55C-Al); House joint resolution book (55C-A2); House concurrent and simple resolution book together with Senate concurrent resolutions (55C-A3); Senate bill book (55C-A4); Senate joint resolution book (55C-A5); individual ledger (55C-A6); register of papers sent to committees (55C-67); register of papers from committees (55C-A8); register of papers sent to the Senate (55C-A9); register of papers received from the Senate (55C-A0); register of committee reports (55C-All); and record of stationery supplies furnished to committees (55C-A12).
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