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Aeronautics, National Advisory Committee on

Records of, 377
Report by, 375

Various, 353, 359, 371
Aeronautics, petitions, 372, 479
"Aerostadt," circumnavigation of the earth in,

petitions, 105
Affairs of the Freedmen's Savings and Trust

.Co., Select Committee to Investigate, 207
Affairs of the Navy Department, Select

Committee to Investigate, 193
Africa
Colonization in, petitions, 41, 59, 64,

125, 215
Liquor traffic, petitions, 254, 250, 261,

259, 297
Rifles, sale of, petitions, 297

Various, 370
Age Act of 1907, to amend, petitions, 334
Age of consent. See under Girls.
Agricultural Adjustment Act, to amend,

petitions, 407, 425, 431
Agricultural and mechanical colleges. See

Educational institutions.
Agricultural associations, radio licenses

for, petitions, 402
Agricultural Bureau. See Agriculture

Department.
Agricultural Bureau of the Patent Office,

inquiry into expenditures, 155
Agricultural experiment stations,

appropriations for, 232, 241
Petitions, 237, 245, 252
Agricultural field stations, petitions, Lol
Agricultural implements, petitions, 173
Agricultural Marketing Act, petitions, 395
Agricultural products
Futures and options on, to prohibit selling,

petitions, 259
Marketing oi, petitions, 347
Prices, petitions, 401, 425
Protection of, petitions, 284

Tariff on. See under Agriculture.
Agricultural settlement, petitions, 438
Agriculture
Appropriations ior. See Appropriations

under Agriculture Department.
Raw materials, petitions, 247
Relief for, 380, 390
reports on
German language printing of, petitions,

150
Publication, 232

weather, petitions, 237
Statistics on, 318
Tariff or taxes affecting, 289, 387

Petitions, 104, 252, 254, 327, 393, 401
Various, petitions, 151
Agriculture Committee

Clerk for, 189
Papers accompanying bills anà resolutions

referred to. See Accompanying papers
under the 58th Congress and under all
Congresses from the 530 throigh the 19th.

Agriculture Committee--Continued
Petitions and memorials referred to. See

Petitions and memorials under all Con-
gresses beginning with the 16th except
the 29th, 37th, 38th, 20th, llst, 42d,
43d, Ulth, 55th, 56th, 57th, 58th, 59th,

and 52d.
Records of. See Committee reports and

papers under all Congresses from the
15th through the 36th except the 18th,
24th, and 29th, and Committee papers for
the 37th, 40th, 41st, 53, 55th, 55th,
57th, 58th, 59th, 51st, 32d, and 65th

Congresses.
Reports of, record of transcribed, 45, 54
Agriculture Department

Appointments and promotions, 319, 330
Appropriations for, 157, 164, 18, 172, 175,

182, 189, 196, 203, 210, 219, 226, 242,

255, 377, 419
Distribution of seeds by, petitions, 283
Establishment of, 17, 136, 226, 228, 252

Petitions, 130, 145, 222, 237, 245

Reports on, ui, 136
Expenditures and other financial matters,

228, 248, 254, 313, 319, 330, 380, 386
Salary changes in, 330
Aiken, D. Wyatt, election contest, 227
Air Accidents, Select Committee to Investi-

gate, records of, 424
Air bases, military, petitions, 432
Air commerce, petitions, 431
Air mail, petitions, 132, 402, 408
Airplanes, military, 377
Airports, aid for public, petitions, 437
Air service, certificates to shipping

companies for, petitions, 437
Air Service, U. S., 364
Air Service, u. s., Select Committee to

Inquire Into Operations of, records, 377
Alabama

Constitution, LL
Election contests in, 183, 190, 203, 204,

211, 227, 233, 212, 219, 256, 24, 271,

278, 279, 286, 294, 300, 306, 370, 123
Lands

Certified to, 178
Purchasers of public, 57

Titles to, extinquishment of certain, 48
National foundry in, 150
Political disabilities in, removal,

petitions, 180
Alabama (vessel), claims arising from activ-

ities of, 158, 183, 190
Petitions, 215
Alaska

Appropriation, 241
Canadian boundary of, definition of, 211
Conditions in, improvement, 322
Education in, petitions, 237
Election contests in, 358, 363
Fishing industry of, petitions, 397
Hospitals, petitions, 360
Interior Department activity, petitions, 432

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Alaska--Continued

Liquor in, petitions, 259, 324
Medical services in, petitions, 342
Military telegraph, charges for use of,

petitions, 349
Navigation aids in waters of, petitions,

348
Public property transferred by Russia, 213
Railroads, 322
Seal fisheries, 250
Various, 258, 274, 302, 308, 315, 332, 339,

345, 359, 365, 391, 396, 418, 424, 436
Petitions, 292, 298, 304, 310, 335, 373, 397,

409, 414, 420, 423, 132, 138
Alaska Commercial co., 236
Alaska Mining Commission, petitions, 342
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Expedition, 320, 331

Petitions, 324
Alaskan Development Board, 371
Albemarle Sound, to connect with Atlantic

Ocean, 108
Albright, Charles, election contest, 219
Alcatraz Island, 345
Alcohol

Denatured, tax on, petitions, 316
Industrial, tax on, petitions, 403
Law concerning, 315
Medicinal, petitions, 240
Taxation of, 179, 214, 275, 282, 302, 381,

403
Petitions, 253, 269, 315, 355, 378, 425,

432
Use of in vinegar manufacture, 214, 229

Petitions, 231
See also Beer, Brandy, Distillers and dis-

tilleries, Liquor, whiskey, and Wine.
Alcoholic Beverage Control Act, administra-

tion, 417
Alcoholic beverages. See Liquor.
Alcoholic Liquor Traffic Committee (select

and standing)
Papers to accompany bills and resolutions

referred to, 317
Petitions referred to, 224, 231, 240, 254,

261, 269, 275, 283, 322
Records' of, 222, 229, 237, 244, 251, 259,

267, 271, 318, 380
Alderson, John D., election contest, 256
Aldrich, Truman H., election contest, 279
Aldrich, W. F., election contests, 279, 286,

294
Alexandre & Sons, F., steamship subsidy, 178
Alexandria (D. C.), Va.

Banks of, petitions, Lili
Charter of, to amend, petitions, 20
Free schools in, 67
Retrocession to Virginia, 108

Petitions, 110
Success of enemy against, 32

Various, petitions, 27, 32
Alexandria Canal aqueduct and bridge, 197
Alexandria Canal Co.

Pill to enlarge powers of, draft, 162

Alexandria Canal Co.--Continued

Claims of, petitions, 158

Various, 76
Alien Registration Act of 1940, petitions, 419
Aliens

Admission of, 320
Avocation of, petitions, 33
Crimes committed by, reports on, 406
Deportation of

Suspension of certain, reports on, 435
Various, 400

Petitions, 366, 382, 387, 108
Enemy, seizure of property, petitions, 382
Exclusion, petitions, constitutional

amendment for, 392
Exemption from military service, petitions,

167
Franchises to, prohibition of, constitutional

amendment for, petitions, 414
Illegal, to return to land of origin,

petitions, 414
Labor

Contract, petitions, 284
Importation, 235

Petitions, 238
Louisiana, petitions, 54
Property of, 381

Petitions, 290, 291, 382
Registration of, 391

Petitions, 382, 387, 392, 408
Representation in the House, petitions,

397, 402
Wives and children of, to admit on non-quota

basis, petitions, 382
Various, petitions, 383, 420
Allegations Relative to the Purchase of the

Danish West Indies, Select Committee to

Investigate Certain, records of, 302
Alleged Abuses of the Franking Privilege,

Select Committee to Inquire Into, records

of, 222
Alleged Assault on Amos P. Granger, Select

Committee on, 138
Alleged Corrupt combinations of Members of

Congress, Select Committee on, 138
Alleged Frauds in the Late Presidential

Election, Select Committee on, 214
Alleged Improper Interference by Government

Officers With Legislation of Congress,

Select Committee on, 151
Alleged Private Meeting of Members of the

House, Select Committee on, 172
Allegheny River, petitions, 78, 83, 304
Allen, James C., election contest, 136
Allen, John M., election contest, 279
Allen, William, election contest, 76
Alley Dwelling Authority, 428
Allies

Aid for, petitions, 420

Debts of, petitions, 372, 373
Allotments, plan for, petitions, 401
Alta Vela Island, control of, 176
Alteration of Text of Minnesota Railroad Bill,

Select Committee on, 129

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Alum, petitions, 208, 223
Amazon River, navigation of, 128
Amboy, Lansing, and Traverse Bay Railroad Co.,

land grant for extension of, petitions, 173
Ambrister, Robert C., execution of, 39
Ambulance and hospital corps, petitions,

155, 157
Ambulances, Army, bill concerning, 163
America

Northwest boundary, survey of, llil
Northwest coast

Armed vessel on, 137

Exploration of, 58
Russian, telegraph from Amoor River to,

petitions, 158
American Academy of Arts and Letters, 339
American citizens

Imprisonment of, petitions, 230, 258
Rights of and protection for in foreign

lands, 175
Petitions, 124, 131
Shipwrecked, consular report on, 128
Treatment of by Paraguay, 142

See also Citizens.
American Government in Great Britain, 176
American industry. See Industry.
American Legion

Rehabilitation program, petitions, 403

Various, 424
American Printing'House, aid for, 190
American prisoners, release of, petitions, 104
American Red Cross, 370, 381
American Republics, Bureau of, petitions, 258
American Shipbuilding and Shipowning Interests,

Select Committee on
Petitions referred to, 240, 247

Records of, 237
American silk, flag made of, 55
American Union on Customs, 233
American University for the Blind, 175, 190
American valuations, 365
American Veterans' Association, 424
Americanism, petitions, 437
Americans

Italian, petitions, 431

Japanese, petitions, 431, 432
Amiot, Augustin, claim of, 157
Amistad Neproes, payment for, petitions, 131
Ammunition, tariff or taxes on, petitions,

378. See also Cartridges and Shotgun

shelis.
Amoor River, Russia, telegraph line from,

petitions, 158
Amputees

Automobiles ior, petitions, 133
Pensions for, to increase, petitions, 223,

230, 231
Amsterdam, Holland, agricultural experiment

station at, 232
Anarchy, 321

Petitions, 303
Anastasia Island, Fla., public lands on, 178
Alichors and chains, testing of, petitions, 229

Anglo-American peace, commemoration of

century of, petitions, 341, 347
Animal Husbandry, Bureau of, petitions, 347
Animal Industry, Bureau of, petitions, 252,

353, 359
Animal products, petitions, 217, 431
Animals. See Domestic animals.
Annapolis, Md., removal of Commissioner of

Loans from, petitions, 33
Annual leave, petitions, 251, 297
Ansarge, M. C., election contest, 375
Anthony, Susan B., trial of, 191
antiquarian societies, land grants for,

petitions, 1116
Anti-Semitism, petitions, 347, 354. See also

Jews.
Antitrust legislation. See under Trusts.
Apache Indian Reservation, petitions,

324
Apache Indians

Affairs of, 177
Jicarilla, removal of , 250
Reservations for, 154

Tribal concerns of, 162
Appalachian Forest Reserve, petitions, 326
Apparel. See Clothing.
Appeal to Reason, prosecution of editors of,

petitions, 340, 342
Apples, storage, petitions, 347
Appointment of and Payment to Employees of

the House, Select Committee to Investi-

gate, records of, 295
Apprentice workmen, petitions, 349
Appropriations

Abstracts of, 112
Agricultural bill, petitions, 419
Bills and reports on, 82, 129

Right of Senate to originate, 228
Civil, consular, and diplomatic services,

92, 98, 128, 143, 19, 233, 249, 257,
271, 278, 286, 365, 312, 313, 329, 330,
337, 344, 351, 352, 357. See also

Sundry civil expenses, below.
Petitions, 259, 419
Claims. See Appropriations under claims.
Deficiency, 123, 248, 255, 253, 271, 278,

286, 293, 360, 365, 312, 313, 329, 337,

344, 351, 357
Petitions, 303, 304
Departmental. See Executive departments and

agencies, courts, and specific depart-
ments or agencies.

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ippropriations--Continued
District of Columbia. See under District of

Columbia.
Estimates for, 39, 57, 67, 77, 87
Independent offices, petitions, 419
Indian. See Appropriations under Indians.
Legislative, executive, and judicial, 22:9,

255, 253, 271, 278, 286, 293, 306, 306,
312, 318, 329, 337, 341, 351, 357. See
also Congress, House of Representatives,
Senate, Executive departments and agencies,
Courts, and specific departments or

agencies.
Lists of certain, 90, 95, 100
Pension, 255, 263. See also Appropriations

under Pensions.
Sectarian, petitions, 267, 283, 284, 239,

290, 377
Sundry civil expenses, 249, 256, 24, 271,

278, 286, 293, 306, 306, 312, 318, 329,
337, 34, 351, 357. See also Civil,

consular, and diplomatic services, above.
Territorial. See Appropriations under

Territories.
Various, 28, 35, 52, 57, 67, 72, 77, 82,

1413, 293
Petitions, 259, 353
See also Appropriations Committee, Finances

under Government, and Ways and Means

Comunittee.
Appropriations Committee

Chairman, correspondence of, 182
Papers accompanying bills and resolutions

referred to, 337, 434
Petitions referred to. See Petitions and

memorials under all Congresses from the

39th through the 75th except the 55th,
57th, 58th, 59h, 70th, 71st, 720. and

74th.
Records of. See Committee papers under all

Congresses from the 39th through the

78th except the 77th. -
Appropriations for the Prevention of braud

and Depredations Upon the Public Service,

Select Committee on, records, 318, 322
Aqueduct Toll Bridge, 189
Arapaho Indians, lands of, 234
Arbitration

International. See International disputes.

Labor, petitions, 354
Arbuthnot, Alexander, execution of, 39
Archer, W. B., election contest, 135
Archibald, Robert W., impeachment of, 327, 343
Architect of the Capitol, title oi, petitions,

Judges for Territory of, additional,

petitions, 316
Military reservations in, sale of, 212
Road through, petitions, 146
Territorial organization, 137
Various, 258, 274, 308, 315, 332

Petitions, 251, 292, 298, 304, 310, 327
Arizona Children's Colony, petitions, 432
Arkansas

Election contests in, 47, 183, 190, 198
Federal courts in, 149
Militia, petitions, 324
Political disabilities in, removal,

petitions, 180
Superior Court in, to extend powers of, 66
Swamp lands in, llu

Various, 332
Arkansas River

Improvements of, petitions, 259

Ports of entry on, 91
Arlington House, heirlooms, 173
Armaments

Purchase from private sources, petitions,

215

Reduction of, petitions, 402
Armed services
Appropriations ! .. See under Navy Depart-

ment and war Department,
Capital punishment, petitions, 104, 110, 298
Claims arising in. See Military and Naval

under claims.
Corporal punishment, petitions, 115, 125
Efiiciency, 128
Judgments in, petitions, 139
Liquor in, 109
Petitions, 93, 94, 99, 105, 120, 125, 125,

431, 432
Ministers of the Gospel, to cxempt from

duty in, petitions, 165, 157
Officers and members of. See Military and

naval personnel.
Optometrists in, petitions, 1132
Postal employees who served in, retirement

credit for, petitions, 388
Various, 48
See also Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Military

Affairs Committee, Militia Committee,

and Naval Affairs Committee.
Armenians

Cruelties asainst, 280

303

Architects, utilization of private, petitions,

340
Archives

Building for, 322, 346

Preservation, proposal for, 358
Arctic regions, proposed exploration of,

petitions, 186
Argentina

Claims against, 234

Armenians--Continued
Cruelties against--Continued

Petitions, 283, 284
Relief for, petitions, 354

Various, petitions, 366
Armor, violation of contracts for, 273
Armor plate, 288, 295

Petitions, 349
Armories

Appropriations for certain, petitions, 125
Cost of production at, 381
Establishment, 56, 102
Petitions, 59, 88, 93, 105, 130, 131, 159,

150, 157
Superintendence of by military officers. See

Superintendence of civil works under

Military and naval personnel.
Various other, 48

Petitions, llo, 125
See also Arsenals.
Arms. See Firearms.
Armstrong, M. K., election contest, 190
Army
Ambulances, 153. See also Ambulance and

hospital corps.
Appointments, promotions, and reinstate-

ments, 191
Appropriations and expenditures. See under

War Department.
Articles purchased for, 249, 257, 2641, 272
Canteens in. See Canteens.
Chaplains in. See Chaplains.
Chiropractic corps, petitions, 432
Civil war records, publication of, 252
Disbursing officers

Accounts of, 199, 205, 211, 220, 227, 249,

Army-Navy football game, site of, petitions,

349
Army of Kentucky, slaves employed as servants

by, 156
Army Transport Service, 364
Arnold, Thomas, election contest, 66
Arnold, Warren 0., election contest, 249
Arny, Acting Governor William F. M., messace

by, 157
Arrears of Pension Act
Extension of, 230

Petitions, 231, 238
Limitation clause, repeal of, petitions, 20

Repeal of. petitions, 266
Arroyo de San Lorenzo, land grant, 29
Arsenal Building, to remodel, petitions, 193
Arsenals

Cost of production at, 381
Sale of liquor in, petitions, 21
Taxation of, 82
Various other, 81, 128

Petitions, 152
Art and music, national conservatory for, 360
Art objects

Immoral, petitions, 224
Tariff or taxes on, 236
Petitions, 105, 231, 240, 247, 253, 269,

304, 316, 327, 393
Art projects, appropriations for, petitions,

419
Artists, American, Select Committee on,
Arts, promotion and encouragement of the

useful, 86
Ashley, Hon. J. M., Select Committee to

Investigate Charges Against, 157
Asiatic Exclusion Act, petitions, 341. See

also Chinese and Japanese
Assay offices, petitions, 145, 146
Assessments, ordinance concerning, 56
Associations, land grants for membership of

certain, petitions, 126
Astronomical observations, 113, 189

Report on, 130
Atchinson, Kans., overland mail between Salt

Lake City and, 153
Atchinson, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railroad, 235
Athletic clubs, tax on, petitions, 393
Atkinson, George W. election contest, 256
Atlanta, Ga.

Fxhibition at, petitions, 275

Public buildings in, plan for, 191
Atlanta National Military Park, 295
Atlantic and Pacific Railroad, 184
Atlantic coast, steamers between the Pacific

coast and, petitions, 348
Atlantic Highlands, N. J., breakwater at,

petitions, 304
Atlantic Ocean

Albemarle Sound, to join with, 108
Cables across, 198
Derelict vessels in, petitions, 309
Lines of communication between Pacific

Ocean and, 57, 129

Checks issued by, 251, 280, 287
Efficiency, to increase, 250
Engineers, Chief of, 282
Expansion of, petitions, 354
Housing for, petitions, 388
Liquor. See under Armed Services.
Ordnance, 235
Pensions for members of. See Pensions.
Personnel. See Military and naval personnel.
Pharmacy corps in, petitions, 432 .
Physicians and surgeons, 61

Petitions, 291
Promotion list, revision, petitions, 388
Rations, commutation price, petitions, 173
Regulations, 191
Reorganization, 295

Petitions, 349
Signal Service, abstract of purchases for,

228
Surgeon General's Office

Library, transfer of, 348
Records of, transfer, 212

Petitions, 216
Veterinary doctors, 291
Army Medical Corps, reduction of officers in,

273

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