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Bymum, Jesse, fight with Rice Garland, 92
Cabarets, taxation of, 430

Petitions, 432
Cabell, Edward C., election contest, 108
Cabell, George, election contest, 227
Cabell, Samuel J., election contest, 20
Cables

American companies in France, petitions, 372
Companies engaged in operating, to investi-

gate, 400
International, 242

Trans-Atlantic, 198
Caddo Indians, alleged fraud in negotiating

treaty with, 97
Cadets, West Point, abuses against, petitions,

45
Caffee, William J., petition of, 58
Cairo (u. . gunboat), loss of, 156
Cairo, Ill., term of court at, 162
Calais, Maine, port of entry for, 169
Calaveras big-tree groves, preservation,

petitions, 310, 316
Calculating instruments, 143

Petitions, les
Caldera (Chílean bark), 198
Calendars of business, 209, 217, 225, 231

Record of, 361

Unanimous consent, notices for, 361
Calhoun, Gustavus, petition of, 16
Calhoun, Hugh, petition of, 16
Calhoun, John C., conduct of as Secretary of

War, 58
California
Big-tree groves in, preservation, petitions,

310, 316
Boundary, modification of, 137
Coal fields in, discovery of certain, 157
Development problems in, petitions, 326
Duties collected in, reimbursement, 129
Election contests in, 155, 211, 242, 249,

256, 271, 306, 330, 460, 417
Emigrants to, protection of, petitions, 115
Highways, petitions, 409
Indians in

Cattle for treating with, petitions, 131
Land grants for certain, petitions, 309
Relief of, petitions, 315, 360
Reservations in, 234

Tribal matters of, 170
Lands
Claims and concessions, 13

Petitions, 166
District offices, expenses of, 157
Problems of, 171
Settlers on, relief of certain, 236

Various, 178
Mail route to, petitions, 146
Mail service, improvement of, petitions, 216
Mining debris in, investigation, petitions,

253
Oil industry, petitions, 355
Overland route to, petitions, 146
Political disabilities in, removal,

petitions, 180

California--Continued

Reimbursement for certain duties, 129
River and harbor projects in, petitions, 326

Settlers in, relief of certain, 236
Calves, transportation of, petitions, 341.

See also Domestic animals.
Cameron, Charles S., election contest, 183
Campaign Expenses, Select Committee to

Investigate, records of, 387, 430
Campbell, Allen G., election contest, 227
Campbell, Frank G., election contest, 242
Campbell, J. I., election contest, 370
Campbell, James E., election contest, 233
Campbell, Lewis D., election contests, 12,

190
Campbell, Timothy J., election contest, 279
Canada

Affairs concerning, 320
Annexation of, petitions, 104, 106
Boundaries with

Alaska, definition, 211
United States

Friction along, 162

Immigration across, 386
Boundary rivers between Maine and, bridges

for, petitions, 238
Carrying United States mail through,

petitions, 132
Exchange of congressional publications

with, 250
Fish caught in waters of, 222
Fisheries agreement with, petitions, 246
Fisheries of, 185
Free trade with, petitions, 124
Immigration from, 386
Postal communications with, 163, 178
Products of, repeal of taxes on certain,

petitions, 83
Reciprocity with, 172, 179

Petitions, 260, 261, 303, 335, 342
Waterway treaty with, ratification,

petitions, 402
Various, petitions, 290
Canal boats, license exemptions for,

petitions, 104
Canals

Cession of certain to the United States, 236
Construction and maintenance, 23, 52, 57, 52,

66, 67, 77, 82, 87, 102, 11, 123, 136,
137, 154, 178, 183, 192 201, 213, 220
221, 222, 227, 272, 274, 288 296

308, 320, 370
Petitions, 35, 40, 45, 49, 54, 59, 63,
54, 58, 69, 73, 78, 83, 89, 90, 100,

ul.'115, 126, 125, 133,
139, 145, 146
173, 201, 216, 224, 225, 230, 238,
239, 252, 251, 268, 269, 276, 290,
291, 297, 309, 310, 325, 377, ui,

432
Rights-of-way for, 272
Candler, Allen D., election contest, 256
Candy, tax on, petitions, 403
Canea, Crete, consulate at, 176

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Canteens

Restoration of, petitions, 325
Sale of liquor in, petitions, 298

Various, petitions, 310, 316
Cantor, Jacob A., eléction contest, 351
Cape Cod Canal, petitions, 366, 372
Capital. See Bank deposits and capital.
Capital of the United States, removal to the

Mississippi Valley, petitions, 226
Capital punishment, petitions, 104, 110, 298.

See also Corporal punishment.
Capitation tax on immigrants, 210

Petitions, 125, 215
Capitol

Appropriations concerning, 189, 196, 233
Architect of

Charges against, 213

Title of, petitions, 303
Construction of, petitions, 36
Employees at, benefits for, 32
Expenditures on, 39
Extension of, 123, 129, 156

Contracts for, to investigate, 149
Furniture in, investory of, 182
Grounds of, 178, 196

Petitions, 158, 216
Land around, low and uncultivated,

petitions, 79
Lighting of, 221
Pediment of, design for ornamenting,

petitions, 58
Police force, removal of member from, 156
Rotunda

Decorations for, completion, 56

Frieze in, 364
Ventilation, 171
Watchmen at, salaries of, 163

Various, 175, 178, 213
Capitol Square

Gardener, petition of, 73

Keeper of gate, petition of, 104
Caramalli, Mamet, claim of heirs, petitions,

158
Carfares, taxation, 179
Carlisle, J. G., election contest, 249
Carmack, E. W., election contest, 286
Carney, Claude s., election contest, 345
Carney, Joseph P., election contest, 363
Caroline (steamboat), burning of, petitions,

88
Carpets. See Rugs and carpets.
Carriages, use of by executive departments,

inquiry into, 233
Carriers. See Common carriers.
Cars

"Jim crow," petitions, 303
Mail, steel, petitions, 383
Railroad, supply of, petitions, 324, 372
See also Rolling stock.

Cartridges, waterproof, report on, 102.

See also Ammunition and Shotgun shells.
Cary, William J., election contest, 351
Cascade Mountain Range, petitions, 420
Casein, tariff on, petitions, 335
Casey, John J., election contest, 400
Castle Island, petitions, 323
Castor beans, taxation of, petitions, 216
Castor oil, taxation of, petitions, 216
Catchings, Thomas C., election contests, 256,

286, 294
Cate, W. H., election contest, 256
Catlett, Charles J., claim of, 97
Catlin, Theron E., election contest, 338
Cattle

Branding of, petitions, 245
Diseased and diseases of, 148, 219

Petitions, 214, 245, 252
Furnishing of to the United States

Bids for, 198

Various, petitions, 131
Tick-infested, 351
Various other, 224

Petitions, 401
See also Domestic animals.
Caverly, z. B., claim of, 155
Celebration of Washington's Birthday, Select

Committee, petitions, 160
Celebrations, petitions, 252
Cement, petitions, 132, 253
Cemeteries, 191

Petitions, 259, 392
Censorship

News, petitions, 360, 376

Testimony on establishment of certain, 156
Census

Appropriations for, 143, 219, 233
Fifth, President's message on, petitions, 69
Ninth, 186, 189

Petitions, 187
Printing of, petitions, 323
Proposed national, 200
Questionnaires, elimination of certain

questions from petitions, 419
Second, 19
Seventh, 122
Compensation for certain persons taking,

petitions, 120, 1244
Printing and binding for, 123
Statistics on manufacturing, printing of,

petitions, 132
Tenth, additional pay for supervisors of,

petitions, 231
Thirteenth

Enumerators for, petitions, 326

Personnel for handling, petitions, 323
Twelfth, 289
Various, 214, 229
Census, Select Committee on the Proposed

National, 200
Census Committee (select and standing)
Papers to accompany bills and resolutions

referred to, 305, 344, 32, 369, 379,
385, 399, 410, 416, 422, 434

Census Committee--Continued
Petitions referred to, 231, 240, 262, 2

292, 309, 315, 323, 333, 340, 366,
Records' of, 211, 222, 229, 237, 251, 259,

267, 289, 300, 306, 312, 318, 329, 390,

405, 417, 423'
Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, Select

Committee on
Petitions referred to, 208

Records of, 200
Centennial Exhibition, Philadelphia, Pa., to

refund money collected for, petitions, 229
Centennial International Exhibition, Melbourne,

Australia, 249
Report on, 257
Central America, mail steamship line between

the United States and, petitions, 2406
Central Pacific Railroad

Construction aid, petitions, 166
Land accruing to, petitions, 194
Laws relating to, 236
Rates, 210
Sinking fund, 220

Various, 184, 199, 205
Central Powers. See under Europe.
Central Valley Water Project, California,

canals in, petitions, 432
Cereal products, speculation in, petitions,

222
Chain stores

Tax on, petitions, 419, 420

Various, 396
Chains and anchors, testing of, petitions, 229
Chalmers, James R., election contests, 211,

227, 233, 249, 256
Chambers of Commerce, International Congress

of, petitions, 341
Chambliss, T. E., election contests, 211, 242
Champlain Tercentenary Exposition, 320
Chandeliers, 92.
Chandler, claude, election contest, 400
Chandler, Walter, election contests, 345, 375
Channels, improvement, 127, 142, 288, 29, 30
Petitions, 63, 130, 138, 145, 151, 276,

310, 316
Chaplains, 128, 324
Petitions, 45, 110, 111, 120, 124, 131, 139

145, 159, 165, 291, 325, 349
Chapman, Bird B., election contests, 136, 142
Charges Against J. M. Ashley, Select Committee

to Investigate, 157
Charges Against the Commissioner of Patents,

Select Committee to Investigate, 164
Charges Against Joshua Giddings, Select

Committee to Investigate, 119
Charges Against R. E. Harner, Select

Committee to Investigate, 119
Charges Against 0. B. Matteson, Select

Committee on, 14
Charges Against a Member of the Committee

on Accounts, Select Committee on, 1441
Charges Made by George Lilley, Select

Committee to Investigate, 318

Charges Preferred Against T. H. Bayly, Select

Committee on, 129
Charitable institutions, aid, 241, 274
Charities, aid for, petitions, 252
Charleston, S. C.

Marine hospital at, 66

Navy yard at, petitions, 88
Charlotte, N. C., branch mint at

Expenditures, 91

Rebuilding of, petitions, 106
Charters and incorporations
Alexandria, D. C., amendment of, petitions,

20
Bank

Repeal of certain, petitions, 89
State, petitions, 136
United States, petitions, 27, 74, 78, 79
District of Columbia, various corporations

in, 18
Laws, petitions, 40, 145
Young Men's Christian Association, Wash-

ington, D. C., petitions, 131'
Various, petitions, 27, 124, 257
Charts, petitions, 173
Chase, Franklin (consul), salary increase

for, 155
Chatfield, B. P., election contest, 286
Chauffeurs, regulation of, petitions, 325
Chautauqua tickets, tax on, petitions, 388
Cheatham, Henry P., election contest, 279
Checks. See Bank checks.
Cheese

Adulteration of, 228

Filled, tax on, petitions, 283, 284
Chehalis Indians, tribal subjects of, 320
Chemicals and chemical products, taxation

of, 289
Petitions, 216, 231

See also Drugs.
Cherokee Indians

Affairs of, 162, 177
Claimants, 128
Claims, 76, 102
Educational fund of, 211
Lands, 178
Pension laws, 136
Removal of. 97
Reservation, 142, 149
Treaties with

Enforcement, petitions, 89
Reservations under certain, 142

Rights under, petitions, 20, 89
Union of Eastern and Western, 184
Various other matters, 113, 234

Petitions, 93, 238
Cherokee Strip
Opening of, charges of fraud and violence

accompanying, 274
Various, petitions, 266
Chesapeake and Delaware Canal, petitions, 36,

45, 69, 230
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, 57

Petitions, 59, 64, 78, 105
Stock held in, 103

Chesebrough, Robert A., election contest, 279
Cheyenne Indians

Depredations, 329

Lands of, 234
Chicago, ni.

Canal at. See under Lake kichigan.
Customhouse at, investigation, 205
Fairgrounds, 200
Lake front, title to, 243
Vint, to establish, 197
Railroads in, 331
School section addition, condemnation, 212

Site for World's Fair, petitions, 262
Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railroad,

right-of-way, 234
Chicago River

Control of, petitions, 269

Tunnel under, petitions, 309
Chicka saw Indians

Affairs of, 177, 331
Claims of, 184
Reservation, 72
Tribal subjects, 320

Various, petitions, 260, 377
Child labor
Constitutional amendment concerning, 314,

378, 383, 403, 409
Various, 314
Petitions, 323, 325, 334, 348, 373, 377,

43
See also Labor.
Children

Admission of certain, petitions, 382
Deceased veterans', petitions, 421
German refugee, petitions, 420
Wilk for certain, petitions, 354
Physically handicapped, education, petitions,

China--Continued
Various, 208, 231, 239

Petitions, 366
China Relief Expedition, veterans and sur-

vivors, pensions, petitions, 355, 388
Chinaware, tax on, petitions, 226
Chinese
Immd gration and exclusion, 198, 234, 250, 265
Petitions, 193, 215, 238, 246, 266, 262,

268, 269, 275, 301, 303, 304, 315, 341
Naturalization, petitions, 290
Chinook Indians

Tribal subjects of, 320

Various, petitions, 323
Chipman, Judge Henry, petition of, 78
Chippewa Indian Reservation, linn., petitions,

324
Chippewa Indians

Citizenship for, 102
Territorial government for, bills, 150
Treaty obligations with, settlement of,

petitions, 223
Tribal subjects, 320
Various, 162, 287

Petitions, 377
Chippewa River, floating logs on, to prohibit,

petitions, 298
Chiriqui Improvement Co., contract with, 150
Chiropractic corps for Army, petitions, 432
Chloroform, tariff on, 214
Choate, Rufus, letter of, 130
Choctaw Coal and Railway Co., 272
Choctaw Indians

Affairs of, 177, 331
Claims, 184
Destitute, 155
Identity of a certain, 358
Mississippi, petitions, 360
Tribal subjects, 320
Various, 87, 265

Petitions, 377
Cholera, 71

Petitions, 145
Chrisman, James S., election contest, 149
Chrome, petitions, 224
Church and state, separation of, petitions,

268
Churches

Claims of, report on certain, 320

Various, petitions, 110
Cigarettes

Prohibition of, petitions, 268, 290
Tariff or taxes on, 282

Petitions, 224, 231, 269, 355
Cigars and tobacco
Mechanization of manufacture, petitions,

408
Tariff or taxes on, 114, 238, 282
Petitions, 125, 133, 140, 166, 173, 180,

187, 208, 224, 231, 240, 253, 277,

316, 335, 342, 349, 355
Cincinnati Commercial-Gazette, correspondent

of, investigation of charges against, 237
Cincinnati-Fort Wayne road, resolution, 23
Circulars, postage on business, petitions, 224

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Religious instruction for, petitions, 253
Childrens' Bureau

Appropriations for, petitions, 347
Establishment, 319
Various, 330

Petitions, 323, 334, 340, 341
Childs, Robert A., election contest, 271
Chile

Communications from, 437
Exchange of congressional publications

with, 250
Military instructors for, 339

Relations with, 265
Chile-Peruvian investigation, 227
China

American college in, proposed, 176
Consular courts, 198

Regulations for, 136
Ministers to, 204, 220
Relations with, 243

Petitions, 297, 372
Republic, recognition of, petitions, 341,

347
Steamer connections with, 113
Trade

Conditions, petitions, 348
Relations with, petitions, 297, 372

Circulation, tax on bank, petitions, 231
Citizens

Admission of relatives, petitions, 387
Captive, enforced labor of, petitions, 354
Controversies between those of different

States, petitions, 22
Naturalized, rights of, petitions, 180

See also American citizens.
citizens Military Training Camps, petitions,

388
Citrus canker, 351

Petitions, 353
Civil expenses, sundry, appropriations for.

See under Appropriations.
Civil freedom, petitions, 438
Civil judgments, petitions, 139
Civil Liberties Committee, appropriations

for, petitions, 419
Civil rights, 198, 212

Petitions, 173, 194, 201, 325, 437

See also Equal rights and Women.
Civil service

Appointments to, 180
Appropriations for. Soe Civil, consular,

and diplomatic services under Appro-

priations.
Employees, superannuated, report on, 322
Extension, petitions, 419
Laws, modification, petitions, 291
Reform, 193, 214, 222, 229

Petitions, 194, 217, 225, 304
See also Reform in the Civil Service,

Corumdittee on.
Retirement, petitions, 360, 387, 419
Veterans, preference for, petitions, 291

Various, petitions, 438
Civil Service Commission

Annual report, 405
Appropriations for. See Civil, consular,

and diplomatic services under Appro-

priations.
Communications from, 385
Civil Service Committee (select and standing)
Papers accompanying bills and resolutions

referred to, 374, 379, 385, 394, 399,

405, 410, 416, 422, 427, 434
Petitions referred to, 195, 387, 413, 419,

425, 431, 437
Records of, 193, 375, 380, 385, 390, 395,

399, 405, 411, 417, 423, 428, 435
See also Reform in the Civil Service,

Committee on.
Civil Service Court of Appeals, petitions,

L13
Civil Service Retirement Act, amendment,

petitions, 387
Civil War
Army and Navy records of, publication,

petitions, 252
Nurses, compensation, petitions, 230
Paymasters, compensation, petitions, 230
Prisoners. See Prisoners of War.
Semi-centennial and encampment, petitions,

347

Civil War--Continued
Veterans and dependents
Bounties or pensions, petitions, 194,

198, 223, 230, 231, 238, 239, 240,

246, 297, 324, 334, 341, 382
Confederate. See Confederate soldiers

or veterans.
Disabled, increased pensions, 194, 3224
Graves, headstones for, petitions, 252
Loss of income, compensation, petitions,

240
Vurder of certain, 172
Orphans of, homes and schools for,

petitions, 1944
Reunion, petitions, 349
Volunteers

North, those who aided, petitions, 324
Retired, lists of, petitions, 325, 334

Retirement for, petitions, 355
Civil War Military Telegraph Corps, pensions

for members, petitions, 349
Civil works, military or naval superintendence

of, 130
Petitions, 125, 131, 132, 133, 233
Civil Works Administration, petitions, 401,

403
Civilian detainees, 163
Civilian services, payment for certain,

petitions, 131, 132
Claiborne, J. F. H., election contest, 86
Claimants af forded relief, index to. See

Private relief under Indexes.
Claims

Against Denmark, petitions, 68
Alabama. See Alabama (vessel).
Allowed, list, 222
Appropriations for, 62, 67, 87, 92, 98,

109, 143, 151, 164, 168, 175, 189,

196, 203, 210, 219, 233, 241
Petitions, 41, 50, 51, 74, 84, 89, 105,

111, 116, 121, 139, 146, 207, 214
Barred by Statute of Limitations, 221

Petitions, 24
Board to settle private, 86
Conflicting, settlement, petitions, 133
Di smissed, list of, 87
East Florida, 242
Election, 203, 233
French spoliation. See French spoliation

claims.
Indian. See under Indians.
Individual relief, petitions, 437
Land. See Land claims.
Liability, 338
Mexican indemnity, petitions, 124
Military, 48, 52, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86, 91,

97, 108, 113, 118, 123, 128, 137, 142,
150, 211. See Accompanying papers for

later records.
Petitions, 36, 40, 45, 49, 53, 68, 73,

78, 83, 88, 93, 99, 105, 110, 115,
126, 125, 139, 145, 149, 152, 159,
165, 177, 198, 224. See Accompany-
ing papers for later petitions.

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