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B3); and select committees, 14th Congress, 2d session, to 15th Congress, 2d session (14C-B4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of select committees, see entry 117. For reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 71; the Committee on. Public Lands, entry 82; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on claims, entry 117; and the Committee on Public Expenditures, the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, and the Committee on the Judiciary, entry 131.

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 3 vols. 7 in. 146

Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of State, 14th Congress, 2d session, to 16th Congress, 2d session (14C-Cl); and the Secretary of the Treasury (14C-C2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 118; and for reports from the Secretary of War, see entry 132.

OTHER RECORDS. 1 in.

147 Receipts for records withdrawn (14C-D1), arranged alphabetically by subject; and proposals for furnishing stationery and printing for the House (14C-D2), arranged chronologically.

FIFTEENTH CONGRESS, 1817-19

First Session, December 1, 1817-April 20, 1818
Second Session, November 16, 1318-March 3, 1819

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. 7 in,

Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (15A-AI); and legislative journal, 1st session (15A-A2) and 2d session (15A-A3).

149

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 2 ft.

Original House bills and House bills upon which further actiun was taken (15A-B1); original House joint resolutions (15A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (15A-B3); and a volume of engrossed House bills and resolutions (15 A-B4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 15A-B2 and 15A-B3, which are arranged chronologically.

BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

1/4 in.
Senate bills, lst session (15A-cl), arranged numerically.

Less than

150

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 3 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on claims: various subjects (151-01.l), arranged alphabeti

cally.

Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: various subjects (15A-D2.1), ar

Committee on Chologically.

columbia: "papone city of Washii

Committee on the District of Columbia: "papers relating to Bill supple

mental to an Act to amend the charter of the city of Washington"

(15A-D3.1). Committee on Elections: contested election cases of A. T. Mason v. C. F.

Mercer, Virginia (15A-D4.1), and C. Hammon v. Samuel Herrick, Ohio (15A-D4.2); right of Elias Earle of South Carolina to a seat in the House (15 A-14.3); right of George Mumford of North Carolina to a seat in the House (15 A-D4.4); and various subjects (15A-D4.5). Arranged by

subject. Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: various subjects (15A-D5.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: various subjects (15A-D6.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on the Judiciary: courts and judges (15A-17.1); papers relat

ing to the defalcation of Theron Rudd, Clerk of the Southern District Court of New York (15A-D7.2); and various subjects (15 A-17.3). Ar

ranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Military Affairs, Select: the Seminole War and the execu

tion of Arbuthnot and Ambrister (15A-D8.1) and various subjects

(15A-D8.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Naval Affairs, Select: various subjects (15A-D9.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (15A

D10.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: various subjects (15A-Dll.l),

arranged chronologically. Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (15A-D12.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: papers relating to

public buildings with special emphasis on the President's House and the

Capitol (15A-D13.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (15 A-014.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Ways and Means: papers relating to estimates and appropri

ations (15A-D15.1), arranged by subject; and various subjects (15A

115.2), arranged chronologically. Other select committees: business of the House of Representatives

(15A-D16.1); the militia (15A-D16.2); a volume containing the report, with accompanying document, of the select committee appointed to inspect the books and examine into the proceedings of the Bank of the United States (15A-D16.3); and various subjects (15A-D16.4). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 7 vols. 1 ft.

152 Annual messages, 1817 and 1818, with pertinent documents accompanying the 1818 message; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications froin executive departments (15 A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 8 vols. 2 ft. 153

Reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury (15A-FI); the Treasurer of the United States (15A-F2); the Secretary of War (15A-F3); and the Secretary of the Navy (15A-F4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 49.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 9 ft.

154 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on claims: various subjects (15A-G1.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner. Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: aids to navigation (15A-G2.1);

claims (15 Å-G2.2); duties on auction sales of foreign merchandise (15A-G2.3); duties on various imports (15A-G2.4); ports of entry (15 A-32.5); protection and security of American manufactures (15A-G2.6); and various subjects (15A-G2.7). 15A-G2.2 and 15A-G2.4 are arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the District of Columbia: acts of incorporation (15A-G3.1),

arranged alphabetically by petitioner; and various subjects (15A-G3.2). Committee on Elections: various subjects (15A-G4.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: petition of inhabitants of Portland,

Maine, complaining of the loss of their foreign commerce occasioned by

commercial restrictions adopted by foreign nations (15 A-G5.1). Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: amelioration of the condition of

Indian tribes (15A-G6.1) and various subjects (15A-G6.2).
Committee on the Judiciary: patents (15A-67.1); relief from judgments

(15A-G7.2); and various subjects (15A-G7.3). 15A-G7.1 and 15A-67.2

are arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Military Affairs, Select: claims (15A-G8.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner; and various subjects (15A-68.2). Committee on Naval Affairs, Select: claims (15A-G9.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner.
Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims : various subjects (15 A-

Gl0.1), arranged alphabetically by petitioner.
Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (15A-Gll.l), ar-

ranged alphabetically by petitioner; post offices (15A-G11.2); post

roads (15A-G11.3); and various subjects (15A-G11.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (15A-G12.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: various subjects

(15A-G13.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (15A-G14.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; land offices (15A-G14.2); sale of land to certain emigrants (15A-G14.3); use of bank notes to pay for land purchases (15A

G14.4); and various subjects (15A-G14.5). Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: inland navigation and canals (15A

G15.1); roads and turnpikes (15A-615.2); and various subjects (15A-G15.3). Committee on Ways and Means: claims (15A-G16.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; duties (15A-G16.2); and various subjects (15A-G16.3). Other select committees: protection and colonization of free people of

color (15 A-G17.1); surviving officers of the Revolutionary Army (15 A

G17.2); and various subjects (15A-G17.3). Committee of the Whole House: slave trade (15A-G18.1); miform system of

bankruptcy (15A-G18.2); and various subjects (15A-G18.3).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 3 in.

155 Grouped by subject as follows: security and encouragement of the manufacturing interests of the United States (15A-Hl.l) and various subjects (151-11.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTION RECORDS. 1 ft.

156 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (15A-Jl), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

DPEACHMENT OF VILLIAM STEPHENS. 1/4 in.

157 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against William Stephens, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Georgia (15B-Al).

IMPEACHMENT OF MATTHIAS B. TALLMADGE. Less than 1/4 in.

158 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Matthias B. Tallmadge, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (15B-Bl). For other papers relating to impeachment proceedings against Judge Tallmadge, see entry 143.

IMPEACHMENT OF WILLIAM P. VAN NESS. l in.

159 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against William P. Van Ness, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (15B-C1).

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For transcribed reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 72; the Committee on Public Lands, entry 82; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on claims, entry 117; the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, and the Committee on Public Expenditures, entry 131; and the Committee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Private Land claims, the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, and select committees, entry 145. For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on claims, see entry 27.

160

RECORD BOOKS. 3 vols. 5 in.

Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (15C-Al); petition book, 15 th Congress, 1st session, to 17th Congress, 1st session (15C-A2); and newspaper book (15C-13).

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 2 vols. 5 in.

161 Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury (15C-B1) and the Secretary of War (15C-B2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports from the Secretary of War, see entry 132; and for reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 146.

162

OTHER RECORDS. 1/4 in.

Receipts for records withdrawn (15C-cl), arranged alphabetically by subject; and papers relating to printing and stationery for the House (15C-C2), arranged chronologically.

SIXTEENTH CONGRESS, 1819-21

first Session, December 6, 1819-May 15, 1820
Second Session, November 13, 1820_ March 3, 1821

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. 6 in.

Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (16A-ri]); and legislative journal, session (16A-A2) and 2d session (164-A3).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 3 ft.

164 Original House bills and House bills upon which further action was taken (16A-B1); original House joint resolutions (16A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (16A-B3); and a volume of engrossed House bills and resolutions (16A-B4). 16A-B1 and 16A-34 are arranged numerically; the other two groups are arranged chronologically.

BILLS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE »ND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

Senate bills (16A-Cl), arranged numerically by session.

1/2 in. 165

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 4 ft.

166 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: a report on disbursement by the Speaker of the

sums appropriated for furnishing the Hall of the House of Representa

tives (16A-D1.l) and various subjects (16A-11.2). Arranged by subject. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (16A-D2.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on claims : various subjects (16A-D3.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (16A-D4.1) and various subjects

(16A-D4.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: banks (16A-D5.1); courts and court

employees (164-05.2); and various subjects (166-05.3). Arranged chron

ologically within each group. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of James Guyon v. Ebenezer

Sage, New York (16A-06.1), and R. C. Mallary v. 0. C. Merrill, Vermont (16A-D6.2); and various subjects (164-16.3). Arranged by subject.

cally within 2); and variousa: banks (16A che group.

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