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Freeman, Daniel, to purchase farm of, peti-

tions, 408
Freight

Classification of, uniform, petitions, 284
Railroad monopolies on, 189

Rates on, petitions, 216, 245, 290, 372, 419
Fremont, John C., furnishing of beef cattle

by, petitions, 131
French and American Claims Commission, 234
French in North America, publication of

documents on, petitions, 194
French spoliation claims, 86, 102, 249, 338
Petitions, 36, 45, 104, 124, 131, 133, 139,

145, 158, 165, 193, 238
Friar land in the Philippine Islands, 342
Frontiers

Georgia, correspondence, 12
Protection of, 81

Relations along, 13
Frost, Richard Graham, election contest, 227
Frost, Rufus S., election contest, 203
Fruits

Frost damage to, petitions, 347
Tariff or taxation of, 277

Various, petitions, 208
Fugitive Slave Laws. See under Laws.
Fuller, Smith, election contest, 169
Fuller, T. J. D., election contest, 136
Fumi gants, mailing of, petitions, 383
Funded debt, unclaimed dividends on, 57
"Funding Bill," 186

Petitions, 187
Funds, public, elimd nation of for sectarian

purposes, petitions, 354
Fungicides

Adulterated or misbranded, petitions, 324

Mailing of, petitions, 383
Funston, Edward H., election contest, 271
Fur industry, petitions, 409
Fur seals, 282
Fur trade, 43

Petitions, 22
Furniture in the Capitol, 182
Futures, cotton, petitions, 347, 353, 387
Gadsden, James, election contest, 72
Gagers, revenue, increased pay for, petitions,

231
Gagin, Joseph, election contest, 286
Gallegos, Jose M., election contests, 128,

136, 162
"Galphin Claim," investigation of, 119
Galveston, Tex.
Harbor at, improvement

Hearings, 236

Petitions, 261
Obstructions in, 177
Galveston and Camargo Railroad, 213
Galvin, Mitchell J., election contest, 330
Gambling

Legislation against, petitions, 283, 290
Lines of communication used for, petitions,

290, 309
Various, petitions, 324, 325, 334
Game

Laws concerning, petitions, 347

Game--Continued
Protection and refuges for, 372
Petitions, 284, 323, 353, 355, 359, 377,

432
Transportation of illegally killed, peti-

tions, 297
Various, petitions, 325

See also Fish and Wildlife.
Gardner, George A., claim allowed to, investi-

gation of, 123
Garfield, James A., assassination of, expenses

resulting from, 251
Garland, Rice, fight of, 92
Garrison, George T., election contest, 233
Gartenstein, Jacob, election contest, 370
Garvey, Marcus, release of, petitions, 383
Gary, William J., election contest, 351
Gas

Price of, 289
Quality of, 271, 289

Sales of, 271
Gasoline

Price of, to regulate, petitions, 354
Rationing of, petitions, 425
Taxes on, 396

Petitions, 355, 397, 403, 409, 426, 432
Gause, L. C., election contest, 198
Gaylord, W. R., election contest, 351
Geiger, Ferdinand A., impeachment, 414
General Accounting Office, expenditure in, 386
General Bankruptcy Law, Select Committee on,

160
General Land Office

Clerical force in, reorganization of, 192
Clerical service to the House, 157
Conduct of, hearings, 330
Investigation of, 57, 72
Map service to the House, 157
Reports and communications from, 32, 44,

87, 93
Various, 178
General Slocum (steamship), disaster of, 329

Petitions, 323
Geneva, Switzerland, labor conference at, 406
Geneva Award, 198, 201, 207, 211, 212
George, Melvin C., election contest, 227
George Washington University, petitions, 333
Georgetown, D. C.

Colored schools in, report on, 176
Public parks for, petitions, 173
Railroads, petitions, 131, 158
Road to Tenleytown from, petitions, 44
Taxation of real and personal property in,

petitions, 131
Various, 66
See also District of Columbia and Washington,

D. C.
Georgetown, Ohio, monument to U. S. Grant at,

George titions, 3.ts Park, D

Georgetown Heights Park, D. C., 322
Georgia
Boundary with Florida, titles to land along,

157, 164
Controversy with Creek Indians, 57
Direct taxes in, 35

Georgia--Continued
Election contests in, 183, 190, 198, 256,

271, 279, 375, 380
Frontier of, correspondence concerning, 12
Land titles in, extinguishment of certain,

48
Members from, election of Cowles Meade as,

petitions, 22
Negro colonization of, petitions, 159
Political disabilities in, removal, peti-

tions, 180
Ratification of Bill of Rights by, 421
Transfer of certain island to, petitions,

393
Georgia Infirmary, Savannah, Ga., completion

of, petitions, 193
Gerling, Jacob, election contest, 358
German-American Alliance, petitions, 325
German Empire, 204
German language

Banning of, petitions, 360
Printing of agricultural reports in, peti-

tions, 160
Professorship at West Point, petitions, 159
German National Bank of Chicago, investigation

of, 219
German refugee children, admission of, peti-

tions, 420
Germany
Activities favoring, suppression of, peti-

tions, 360
Boot, shoe, and leather trade in, 345
Diplomatic relations with, severance of,

petitions, 354
Importation of American hog products by, 233
Jews in, persecution and treatment of, peti-

tions, 402, 408
Occupied, use of colored troops in, petitions,

366
Persecutions in, petitions, 408
Policy toward allies and, petitions, 354
Retaliatory legislation against, petitions,

238
Tariff agreement with, 322

Trade with, petitions, 316
Gettysburg, Pa.
Battle at, celebration of fiftieth anniver-

sary of, petitions, 348
Battle lines at, preservation of, petitions,

268
Battlefield at, appropriation for preserva-

tion of, petitions, 297
Peace monument at, petitions, 348
Ghent, Treaty of

Boundary commission under, 56

Centenary of, 345
Gholson, Samuel J., election contest, 86
"GI Bill of Rights," petitions, 432, 437, 438
Gibson, R. L., election contest, 198
Giddings, D. C., election contest, 190
Giddings, Joshua R., charges against, 119
Gifts

Foreign, 319
Tax on, petitions, 355

Gilbert, George G., election contest, 294
Gill, Michael J., election contest, 345
Gill, Patrick F., election contest, 338
Gillette, James, election contest, 227
Gilmer, Thomas W., election contest, 102
Girls
Age of consent, petitions, 280, 283, 284,

289, 290, 292
Protection of, petitions, 253
Glass

Exclusion from the mails, petitions, 216
Manufacture of, encouragement and protection

of, petitions, 36
Tariff or taxes on, petitions, 125, 27, 231,

239, 247, 254, 269, 335
Glass, Carter, election contest, 301
Glasses, tariff or tax on, petitions, 277
Glassware, tariff or taxes on, petitions, 208,

239, 247, 254, 289, 409
Gloucester, Mass., fishermen of, petitions, 45
Gloucester, N. J., pier for immi grants at,

petitions, 340
Glover, John ú., election contest, 249
Gloves, tariff on, 214

Petitions, 335
Glucose, petitions, 231
Goat skins, petitions, 180, 231
God, acknowledgement of, to amend Constitu-

tion, petitions, 106, 173, 180, 194, 207,
276, 284, 290, 333, 334, 354, 360, 382,

387
Goell, Alvin C., claim of, petitions, 111
Goggin, William L., election contest, 102
Gold

Coins of, abrasion, 197
Competitive sale of, petitions, 187
Free coinage of, petitions, 283
Investigation concerning, 184, 186
Revaluation of, petitions, 396, 402
Tax on, petitions, 355

See also Specie.
Gold leaf, petitions, 247
Gold Star Mothers, petitions, 377
Goldfield, Nev., use of troops at, petitions,

325
Golombriewski, John, election contest, 370
Goode, J. T., election contest, 271
Goode, John, election contest, 204
Goode, W. 0., draft of certain bill by, 162
Gooding, David S., election contest, 190
Goodrich, Fred L., election contest, 256
Goods
Convict-made, 273

Petitions, 291
Hand-loomed, petitions, 180
Importation of certain, petitions, 30
Labeling of, petitions, 365
See also commodities, Merchandise, and

specific articles
Goodwyn, Albert T., election contests, 279,

286
Goodyear, Charles, patent of, petitions, 165
Goodyear india rubber patent, extension of,

163

Goulding, John, patent of, petitions, 159

Government-Continued
Government

Property--Continued
Administrative officials and procedures,

Sale of liquor on, to prohibit, petitions,
petitions, 437

298
Agencies. See Executive departments and

Streets passing through or new, 171. See
agencies.

also Public under Property.
Appropriations for. See under Executive

Purchase of Yount Vernon by, petitions, 115
departments and agencies.

Reduction of expenditures, select committee
Archives of, 339

on, 48, 62
Binding for, 143

Rents paid by in certain cities, 228
Buildings. See Public buildings.

Reorganization of, petitions, 421
Business competition by, petitions, 397, 413 Salaries paid by, reduction, 103
Chaplains. See Chaplains.

Petitions, 397
Civil service, appointments to, petitions,

Scientific and technical activities of,
180

petitions, 238
Contracts. See Contracts.

Seizure of private books and papers by,
Debt, funded, unclaimed dividends on, 57

petitions, 194
Departments and agencies. See Executive

Spending by. See Expenditures, above.
departments and agencies.

Stocks, issuance of to relieve State indebted-
Disputes with, settlement, petitions, 420

ness, petitions, 100
Employees. See Government employees.

Telegrams by, copies, 208, 225
Employment, civilian, investigation, 423

Utility ownership by, petitions, 360
Expendi tures, reduction of, 48, 62, 144, 406 Wages and hours, petitions, 224
Petitions, 413, 437

See also Executive departments and agencies.
See also specific committees and executive Government Contracts, Select Committee on, 157
agencies.

Government employees
Finances, 273, 28, 57, 98, 143

Annual leave for, petitions, 261, 297
Petitions, 216, 254, 438

Apportionment of certain, 144
See also Appropriations and expenditures

Bonus for, petitions, 366
under Executive departments and agencies. Building and custodial service, 338
Fiscal matters, improvement of, petitions, 438 Petitions, 420
Frauds on, 179, 186

Compensation, 82, 103, 125, 130, 133, 14,
Funded debt of, unclaimed dividends on, 57

163, 172, 175, 191, 192, 223, 242, 321
God as source of. See God, acknowledgement of. Petitions, 22, 36, 69, 125, 133, 166, 172,
Harboring of rebel sympathizers by, 163

173, 186, 194, 207, 214, 215, 224,
Income of, petitions, 437

229, 245, 303, 310, 387, 397, 402, 413
Institutions of, certain, 241

Five-day week for, petitions, 413
Interplay with local, petitions, 438

Grievances of, petitions, 348, 419
Newspaper advertising by, petitions, 361

Hours of work, petitions, 224
Officers of

Lists of with compensation, 375, 429
Accountability of, 62

Moieties, 200
Defalcation by, 87

Petitions, 194, 201
Interference with legislation by, commit Oaths of office, petitions, 392
tee on, 151

Occupationally deferred, 429
Protection of from local vindictiveness, Organizing for mutual welfare, petitions,

170
Salaries, perquisites, and moieties of,

Patents granted to, 321
petitions, 194

Perquisites of certain, petitions, 194
Various, 98

Political activities of, petitions, 420
Ownership of coal mines, petitions, 382

Postal. See Postal employees.
Personnel. See Government employees.

Retirement, petitions, 335, 401, 403, 419
Pledge of loyalty and support to, petitions, Salaries of. See compensation, above.
360

Superannuation of, 322
Positions in

Time check on, petitions, 348
Laws and regulations governing appointments Veterans preference for, petitions, 291,
and removals, petitions, 194

387, 438
Liquor addicts, to prevent from holding, Workday of, to limit, petitions, 246, 334
petitions, 194

Workmen's compensation for, petitions, 354
Property

Various, 98, 164, 179
Apprentice workmen on, petitions, 349

See also Officers under Government.
Destruction of, select committee on, 32 Government Organization, Select Committee on
Loss to States as resulting from, peti-

Petitions referred to, 421
tions, 431

Records of, 418
Repair and improvement of, petitions, 237, Government Printing Office
252

Administration of, investigation, 251

361

Government Printing Office--Continued
Appropriations for, 151, 164, 203

Petitions, 267, 275
Cost of work done by, inquiry concerning,

205
Foreman of presswork, to create office of,

petitions, 276
Spelling method, adoption of certain by,

petitions, 261
Wages paid by, petitions, 246, 261
Governments, foreign, counterfeiting securities

of, 227
Grace, John P., election contest, 345
Grady, Ben F., election contest, 271
Grafton, Benjamin F., election contest, 183
Graham, James, election contest, 81
Grain

Exchanges, petitions, 347
Foreign, petitions, 372
Hulling of, patent for, petitions, 159
Inspection and classification of, 320

Petitions, 309, 324, 347, 353
Sacks for, petitions, 208
Standards for, 263
Tariff on, petitions, 327, 335

See also Barley, Corn, and Wheat.
Granata, Peter C., election contest, 395
Grand Army of the Republic

Pensi on recommendations of, petitions, 246

Various, petitions, 334, 340, 342
Grand Chenier Island, La., survey of, 150
Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad, grant of

land to aid construction of, petitions,

166
Granger, Amos P., alleged assauit on, 138
Granite, use of for building construction, 87

Petitions, 401, 408

See also Marble and Stone.
Grant, Ulysses S.
Commemoration of, 364

Petitions, 325, 348
Commission to memorialize, appropriation for,

300
Telegram of concerning southern export trade,

169
Grants, land. See Land grants.
Grants of Land to the Niagara Ship Canal,

Select Committee on, 144
Grape products, petitions, 239
Grapes, petitions, 239, 355, 431
Grasshoppers, petitions, lol
Gray, Martha, relief of, petitions, 134
Graze, Charles P., petitions, 45
Grazing, petitions, 245, 326, 383, 432
Great and Little Osage Indians, affairs of, 177
Great Britain

Agents of, evils charged to, petitions, 354
American citizens and Government in, 176
Arbitration with, petitions, 275
Colonies of. See British colonies.
Criminals in, emigration of, 249
Emi grant convention with, 183
Extradition treaty with, 246
Importations from, 28

Petitions, 30

Great Britain--Continued
Imprisonment of American citizens by, peti-

tions, 230, 268
Intercourse with, petitions, 27
interference with shipping and mails by,

petitions, 354
Iron and steel industry in, 331
Loan to, petitions, 437
Parliament of. See Parliament.
Reciprocity treaty with, petitions, 160,

165, 173
Relations with, 28, 31, 108, 190, 204

Petitions, 29, 290
Rights of citizens and government of, 176
Treaties and conventions with, 183

Petitions, 160, 165, 173, 246
See also England and Court of St. James.
Great Egg Harbor, N. J., petitions, 32
Great Lakes

Defense of, petitions, 160
Fish in, conservation of, petitions, 224
Hudson River and, canal to connect, 274

Petitions, 393
International control of, petitions, 323
Levels of, report on, 282
Naval forces on, treaty concerning, 163
Pollution of, petitions, 340
Seaway to connect Chesapeake Bay and,

petitions, 426
War vessels on, construction of, 280
See also Lake Erie, Lake Michigan, Lake

Superior, and Lakes. .
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Basin, petitions, 437
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Waterway, petitions,

158, 402, 438
Great Plains, horticultural experiments on,

petitions, 387
Great Trail West, from Leavenworth, Kans.,

neglect of, 171
Greece, territorial claims of, petitions, 366
Greely Relief Expedition, 233, 235
Green, B. E., charges preferred by, 129
Green, Farnifold, case of, petitions, 68
Green, Robert A., election contest, 380
Greenback inflation, 179
Greenbacks, 282

Petitions, 333

See also Currency and Money.
Greenville Treaty Line, road to, petitions, 116
Greevy, T. H., election contest, 264
Greiner, Theodore S., translation of certain

laws by, 164
Greytown, Nicaragua, claims of citizens of,

petitions, 158
Grier, Robert C., impeachment, 134
Grigsby, George B., election contest, 363
Grinneli, J. B., election contest, 162
Guano, duty on, petitions, 105
Guano Island, control of, 176
Guano Trade, Select Committee on, 130

Petitions, 133
Guardian Society of the District of Columbia

Grant of land to, petitions, 166

Opposition by to house of correction, 169
Gudger, James M., Jr., election contest, 306

Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, petitions, 432
Gulf States, river and harbor projects in,

petitions, 326
Gunboat Service, pay of pilots in, 171
Gunboats, construction, petitions, 298
Gunpowder

Loans of, 48
Taxation of, 179

Transportation of, petitions, 172
Guns

Haskell's multicharge, 235
Submarine, 243

See also Firearms, Ordnance, and Rifles.
Gunter, Thomas M., election contest, 198
Guthrie, Abelard, claim of, 169
Guthrie, Eugene L., relief of, 164
Guyon, James, election contest, 42
Gypsy moth, extermination of, appropriation

for, petitions, 283
Habbet, Mohamet, claim of, petitions, 158
Habit-forming drugs. See Narcotics.
Hackney, R. B., malfeasance of, report on, 142
Hagans, J. Marshall, election contest, 198
Hagar, James M., claim of, 249
Haiti

Internal conditions, 176
Recognition of, petitions, 88, 89, 93, 94,

99, 1044
Hale, W. J., claim of, 234
Hall, Augustus, election contest, 136
Hall, Capt. C. F., proposed Arctic exploration

by, petitions, 186
Hall, Judge D. A., fine imposed by, petitions,

106
Hall of Records, Washington, D. C., 228
Hamilton Rocky Mountains, convention held at,

149
Hammon, C., election contest, 39
Hancock, Maj. Gen. W. S., correspondence of,

184
Handley, W. A., election contest, 190
Hand-loomed goods, petitions, 180
Handy, L. Irving, election contest, 286
Hanford, Cornelius H., impeachment, 343
Haralson, Jeremiah, election contests, 203, 211
Harbormaster, Philadelphia, Pa., 183
Harbors. See Rivers and harbors and "Snug

harbors. If
Hardware, tariff or taxes on, petitions, 173,

327
Hardy, William H., election contest, 211
Harlem River, improvement, petitions, 207,

223, 229, 239, 247
Harner, R. E., investigation of charges

against, 119
Harney, Gen. William Selby, fulfillment of

Indian treaty negotiated by, appropriation

for, 136
Harper's Ferry, national art.ory at, appro-

priation for, petitions, 125
Harrington, James, relief of, 150
Harrington, Vincent F., election contest, 417
Harris, Henry R., election contest, 198
Harris, J. Morrison, election contest, 1819

Harris, James H., election contest, 190
Harris, Thomas K., election contest, 31
Harris, Townsend, claim of, petitions, 158
Harrison, George P., election contest, 279
Harrison, Thomas, election contest, 149, 370
Harrison, W. H., election contest, 256
Harrison, William G., election contest, 149
Harrison, Gen. William Henry, military conduct

of, 35
Harrison Narcotic Act, taxes paid under, peti-

tions, 388
Hartford (U. S. s.), preservation, petitions,

367
Hartsuff, William, election contest, 256
Harvesting, reaping, and mowing machines, 123,

129, 150
Petitions, 132, 139
Haskell's multi-charge gun, 235

Report on, 243
Hatch Act, petitions, 420
Hats

Importation of, petitions, 19, 26
Machinery for forming, patent for, 199

Petitions, 201
Haugen, C. V., election contest, 338
Havana, Cuba, consulate at, 176
Hawaii
Annexation of, 287

Petitions, 268, 275
Treaties with, 227

Petitions, 208, 230, 231, 247, 292
Various, 272, 289

Petitions, 290, 292
Hawaii Territory
Civilians in, trial by military or provost

courts, petitions, 431
Crown property in, claim for, petitions, 316
Delegate from, seating of, 294
Election contests, 313, 406
Liquor traffic in, 322
Various, 302, 308, 315, 332, 359, 396, 401,

407, 412, 418, 430, 436
Petitions, 298, 304, 310, 327, 335, 373,

383, 397, 409, 414, 420, 426, 432, 438
Hawes, Harry B., election contest, 370
Hawkins, Frank H., election contest, 338
Haywood, William, kidnapping of, petitions,

316

Haywood rubber patent, 137

Petitions, 139
Headstones, military, 191
Health
Boards of. See District of Columbia Board

of Health and National Board of Health,
Program, petitions, 437

Various, petitions, 438
Health Department, petitions, 324, 334, 340,

341, 347, 348
Hemp

Culture, petitions, 29, 68
Machine to clean and bleach, petitions, 47
Tariff or taxes on, 289

Petitions, 254
Treaty respecting, violation of, 185

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