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Water-rotted, to purchase for Navy, peti-

tions, 105
Various, petitions, 173
Henley, Barclay, election contest, 242
Hennepin, Ill., canal project at, petitions,

201, 239, 247
Henrick (Danish brigantine), petitions, 45
Henry A. Didier (brig), collision case

Involving, 156
Hensley, Charles, claim of, petitions, 310
Hepburn, William P., election contest, 330
Herbert, Hilary A., election contests, 227, 242
Herndon, Thomas H., election contest, 227
Herndon, W. S., election contest, 190
Herrick, Samuel c., election contest, 39
Hicks, Frederick C., election contest, 351
Hicks, John W. L., election contest, 435
Hides, duty on, 187, 194

Petitions, 304, 316, 327, 335, 393
Higgins, Edwin W., election contest, 338
Higgins, William L., election contest, 400
Highway commission, to create, 278
Highways

Appropriations for, petitions, 413
California, petitions, 409
Military, petitions, 355
National, petitions, 347
Report on, 401
See also Roads, Roads Committee, and Roads

and Canals Committee.
Hill, Ebenezer J., election contest, 351
Hill, James, election contest, 256
Hill, John W., claim of, 154
Hinds, Bartlett, claim of heirs, 123
Hindustan Gadar Party, deportation of members,

petitions, 366
Hines, Jerome J., election contest, 183
Hinton, William E., election contest, 211
Historic sites, manning, marking, and improving,

petitions, 325
Historical societies, land grants for, peti-

tions, 146
Hodges, Asa, election contest, 198
Hoffman, Judge Ogden, views of, 184
Hogan, Francis J., election contest, 351
Hoge, J. Hampton, election contest, 279
Hogs
Cholera of, petitions, 347
Products from, importation by France and

Germany, 233
See also Domestic animals.
Holding companies, investigation, 400
Holidays, petitions, 325, 334, 354
Holland, James B., impeachment, 327
Holzendorf, Ferdinand, German detention of,

petitions, 323
Home Loan Administration, petitions, 366
Home Owners' Loan Corporation, petitions, 419
Homeopathic physicians and surgeons, Army,

discrimination against, petitions, 291
Homeopathy, chair of, petitions, 193
Homes, petitions, 262, 421

Homestead Act
Grants of land made under, information con-

cerning, 157
Various, petitions, 304
Homestead No. 1, to mark filing of, petitions,

408
Homesteads

Claims for, 192
Entries, 274
Free for certain settlers, 284
Laws relating to, 274

Petitions, 152, 160, 201
Legislation, petitions, 130, 160, 213, 239,

274, 342
Problems, petitions, 326
Settlers on, relief for, 236, 284

Subsistence, petitions, 401
Hong Kong, China, consul and vice consul at,

220
Hooker, Charles E., election contest, 256
Hoop iron, tariff on, 222
Hooper, Samuel, correspondence of, 172
Hooper, William H., election contest, 190
Hopkins, Capt. Alfred, court-martial of, 235
Hopkins, George W., correspondence of, 103
Hopkins, N. T., election contest, 279
Hops, tax on, 201

Petitions, 269
Horses

Payments for certain lost, 86
Use of by executive departments, inquiry

into, 233
Various, petitions, 224

See also Domestic animals.
Horticultural experiments, petitions, 387
Horton, William, election contest, 300
Hosiery, tariff, petitions, 335
Hospital for the Insane, District of Columbia,

grounds of, 322
Hospitals

Army, pay for stowards of, petitions, 21:6
Government, 241
Insane, 148, 322, 338
Land grants for, 67

Petitions, 83
Marine, 66, 148

Potitions, 45, 63, 66, 68, 73, 78, 88, 2244
Restoration of certain, petitions, 101, 103
Surveys and construction of, petitions, 432,

437
Tuberculosis, 338
Union, petitions, 237
Veterans, 367, 373, 383, 388, 409, 414, 421,

432, 438

Various, petitions, 182, 237, 360
Hot Springs Reservation, Ark., 178
Houghteling, James L., impeachment, 421
Hours of work. See Hours under Labor.
House, E. M., evils charged to, petitions,

354
Houseboats. See under Boats.
House of Industry, grants of land for con-

structing, petitions, 166

M., endee Hours vachment, la

House of Representatives

Accommodations for, 48
Administration of, 196
Alien representation in, petitions, 397, 402
Appropriations and other financial matters

of, 103, 109, 144, 151, 168, 171, 172,
175, 182, 189, 203, 210, 219, 226, 233,

241
Articles furnished to, payment for, peti-

tions, 441
Bills and resolutions originating in. See

Bills and resolutions under each Congress.
Books purchased by, record of, 121
Business of
Calendar, 209, 217, 225, 231

Record of, 361
Orders of, 209

Select committee on, 26, 28, 32, 35, 39, 52
Clerical and map service to, 157
Clerical force, testimony on, 286
Clerk of. See Clerk of the House.
Contingent expenses of, check stubs showing

expenditures for, 188. See also Accounts

under Clerk of the House.
Delegate to, authorization to District of

Columbia for, 154
Doorkeeper
Accounts and official conduct of the late,

1441
Charges against, investigation of, 119

Malfeasance of, report on, 141
Employees. See Officers and employees,

below.
Envelopes for, contracts for furnishing, 112
Flag presented to, 65
Hall of

Acoustics, 237, 267, 274
Alterations in, 57
Chandeliers for lighting, 92
Desks in, rearrangement or removal, 144
Furnishing or remodeling, 42, 296, 321, 331
Lighting, heating, and ventilating, 186,

214, 237, 267, 274
Vembers. See Members of the House.
Membership

Administrative authorizations, 117

Compilation by State, 126
Minority leader of, papers, 342
officers and employees
Appointment and payment of, to investigate,

296
Duties of, 85
Pay of, petitions, 222
Roll call on election of, 121

Various, 151
Orders of, lll
Printing for. See Stationery and printing,

House of Representatives--Continued
Reports, registers of. See Record books

under all Congresses from the 20th

through the 30th.
Resolutions of, attested, 169, 170
Restaurant, 185, 340
Rules and orders, revision of, 114, 144

Petitions, 37, 100, 106
Report on, 119
Select committee on, 151
Various, 353

See also Rules Committee.
Speaker. See Speaker of the House.
Stationery and printing for
Accounts, 26, 69, 79
Proposals for, 38
Various, 42, 80, 121

Petitions, 36
Supplies for

Bids and contracts for certain, 112, 117

Letters, 80, 121
Tally clerks of, benefits for assistants to,

329
Wood for, contracts, 112, 117
Various, 103, 109

See also Congress and Senate.
Housewares, tariff or taxes on, 327
Housing
Army, petitions, 388
Insanitary, 428
Public war on, petitions, 1131

Various, petitions, 413, 437
Housing Acts of 1938 and 1940, petitions, 419
Houston, A. J., election contest, 313
Houston, Samuel, reprimand of, 74
Houston, Tex., riot at, 371
Howard, Maj. Gen. 0. O., investigation of,

176, 183
Howard, William A., election contest, 149
Howard College, petitions, 36
Howell, George, election contest, 307
Howell naturalization bill, petitions, 315
Howell torpedo, 243
Hoyne, Thomas, depredations from Indians, 329
Hubbard, H. Warren, election contest, 386
Hudson, Samuel E., election contest, 286
Hudson River
Canal between Great Lakes and, 274

Petitions, 393
Improvement of, petitions, 79, 106
Various, 322

Petitions, 335
Hughes, Comdr. A. K., restoration to active

duty, 171, 177
Hughes, James A., election contest, 338
Huguenin, Daniel, election contest, 56
Hull, Capt. Isaac, exploits of, 28
Humboldt Bay, Calif., hostilities toward

Indians near, 155
Hungary
Relatives in, personal communications with,

petitions, 360
Various, petitions, 124
Hungerford, John P., election contests, 28, 31

Petitions, 29

below.

Privileges, powers, and duties in counting

electoral votes, 206, 208
Reports. See Reports and communications

submitted to the House, or Records of
reports from executive departments
under all Congresses from the 1st
through the 79th.

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Hunt, Carleton, election contest, 233
Hunt, John T., election contest, 307
Hunter, W. Godfrey, election contests, 286,

306, 307
Hurd, Frank H., election contest, 2412
Huron Cemetery, Kansas City, Kans., sale of,

petitions, 342
Hussey, Obed, extension of patents to, peti-

tions, 132
Hyatt filter, hearings on, 296
Hydraulic power, patents for, 129

Petitions, 120, 125, 132
Hydrographic office
Appropriations for, 229, 252, 297

Petitions, 245, 297, 333
Transfer of, petitions, 367
Various, 295

Petitions, 333
Hydrographic pilot charts, petitions, 334
Hyman, John A., election contest, 204
Taukea, Curtis P., election contest, 313
Ice, patent for making, 228
Idaho
Development problems in, petitions, 326
Indians in, 234
lining troubles, 295
Various, 150, 206, 258

Petitions, 253, 261
Nlinois

Commerce with Missouri, to investigate, 359
Contested elections in, 136, 204, 249, 256,

277, 278, 279, 306, 338, 351, 370, 391,

400, 429
Lands in, 26, 35, 67
Mail routes in, petitions, 159, 165
Member from, right of to seat in House, 313
Political disabilities in, removal, peti-

tions, 180
Rivers and harbors in, 282

Swamplands in, 199
Illinois and Michigan Canal, 236

Petitions, 159, 160
Illinois Central Railroad, 352
Illinois River, canal to connect with
Lake Michigan, 67, 102

Petitions, 45, 159, 239
Mississippi River, petitions, 159, 216, 239
Illiteracy, 358
Immigrants
Admission of relatives of certain, petitions,

382, 387
Capitation tax on, 210

Petitions, 125, 215
Consular inspection of, petitions, 275, 276
Female, protection of, 148
Literacy test for, petitions, 333
Means test for, petitions, 333
Personal effect of, tax on, petitions, 269
Sale of liquor to, petitions, 283

Shipboard comfort of, petitions, 268
Immigration
Asiatic, petitions, 323, 341, 366
Canadian, 386
Chinese, 198, 234, 250, 265
Petitions, 193, 215, 238, 246, 260, 262,
268, 269, 275, 301, 304, 315

Immigration Continued

Color and racial test for, petitions, 413
Head tax on, petitions, 333
Inspector's pay, 386
Japanese, 337, 371, 376, 391

Petitions, 315, 341
Latin-American, petitions, 382
Wexdican, 386

Petitions, 387
National origins, 386, 391

Petitions, 387
Quotas concerning, petitions, 382, 392
Restrictions on, 313, 371
Petitions, 262, 275, 283, 290, 303, 309,

315, 323, 333, 341, 347, 366, 377
Station sites for, petitions, 323
Various, 172, 314, 391
Petitions, 124, 131, 164, 167, 252, 268,

354
See also Naturalization.
Immigration, Select Committee on, 164

Petitions, 167
Immigration Act, national origins clause, 386

Petitions, 387, 392
Immi gration and Naturalization Bureau

Division of Information in, petitions, 333

Investigation of, petitions, 366
Immigration and Naturalization Committee

(select and standing)
Papers accompanying bills and resolutions

referred to. See Accompanying papers
under all Congresses Trom the 56th
through the 79th except the 62d and

outh.
Petitions referred to. See Petitions and

memorials under all Congresses from
the 51st through the 79th except the

77th.
Records of. See Committee pa pers under all

Congresses from the 51st through the

79th.
Immigration of Contract Laborers, Convicts,

and Paupers, Select Committee on, petitions

referred to, 254
Impeachment of the President, Select Committee

on, petitions referred to, 180
Impeachment records, 37, 41, 50, 54, 59, 64,

69, 74, 84, 89, 95, 134, 146, 147, 153,
167, 161, 187, 195, 208, 217, 225, 240,
262, 277, 310, 327, 336, 343, 356, 368,

384, 398, 403, 409, 414, 421, 433
Imperial Valley, flooding of, 340
Imports

Comparative schedules of, 43
Duties on. See Duties and drawbacks.
Undervaluation of, 282
Incentive payments, petitions, 431
Income taxes, 157, 172, 179, 186, 192
Petitions, 166, 180, 187, 194, 217, 221, 231,

261, 277, 349, 388, 393, 432
See also Internal revenue, Revenue, and

Taxes and taxation.
Incorporation, acts of, petitions, 40, 145.

See also Charters and incorporations.
Independent offices, appropriations for,

petitions, 419

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Executive department reports, 12
Petitions and memorials, 108, 174, 187, 209,

254
Private relief (claims and pensions), 12,

14, 60, 96, 108, 127, 141, 174
Speeches by Members, 101
India, skins from, petitions, 231
India rubber. See Rubber.
Indian Affairs, Commissioner of, report on

additional estimates by, 155
Indian Affairs Committee
Papers to accompany bills and resolutions

referred to. See Accompanying papers
under all Congresses from the 58th

through the 79th.
Petitions referred to. See Petitions and

memorials under all Congresses from the
15th through the 79th except the 42d,
43d, 45th, 47th, 49th, 70th, 71st, 720,

73d, 74th, and 75th.
Records of. See Committee reports and papers

under all Congresses from the 14th
through the 36th and Committee reports
under all Congresses from the 37th

through the 79th except the 73d.
Reports of, record of transcribed, 55, 90
Indian agencies, beef cattle for, bids to

furnish, 198
Indian agents, pay of certain, 155
Indian Bureau

Investigation of, 364
Laws and regulations, printing of, 155

Transfer of to the War Department, 211
Indian Depredation Claims, Select Committee on

Petitions referred to, 254, 262
Records of, 251, 259
Indian offices, administration and conduct of,

169, 204
Indian Peace Commission, vouchers of, 177
Indian reservations

Conditions on, reports, 386
Forest reserve in certain, petitions, 297
National parks in certain, petitions, 297
Opening and settlement of, 274
Timber resources of certain, 320
Various, 287, 294, 307

Petitions, 324
Indian Service, appropriations for, 149, 265
Indian spoliations, petitions, 158
Indian Territory
Courts in, jurisdiction, 257

Petitions, 269
Dams in, 272
Oklahoma District, attempted settlement of,

235
Opening for settlement, petitions, 216, 247,

253
Public service of, alleged abuses and irregu-

larities in, 307
Railroads in, 287, 307

Petitions, 239, 253

Indian Territory--Continued
Rights-of-way across, 272, 307

Petitions, 239, 253
Water rights in, 307

Various, 257, 265, 294, 304, 332
Indian Territory Commission, 211
Indian wars
Expenditures for certain, 137
lilitia and volunteers employed in, state-

ment of, 192
officers in, certain commissions for, peti

tions, 230
Service in

Land grants for, petitions, 133, 152

Pensions for, petitions, 355
Indiana
Contested elections in, 190, 198, 219, 242,

249, 256, 390, 395
Mail routes in, petitions, 29, 159, 165
Suffrage rights in, petitions, 27

Veterans' hospital in, petitions, 383
Indiana University, sale of land conveyed to,

petitions, 105
Indians
Affairs, 155, 162, 170, 185, 198, 219

Investigation of, petitions, 354
Management of, transfer of to War

Department, 204
Reorganization of, petitions, 354

Various, petitions, 290
Agency on Upper Missouri River, 136
Agreements with certain, 294
Annual reports concerning, 371, 386
Appropriations relating to, 82, 114, 136,

144, 149, 175, 189, 210, 219, 233
Petitions, 419
Bids, goods, and contracts, 170
California. See under California.
Captive, 170
Citizenship for certain, 102

Petitions, 366
Civilization of, 136
Claims of, 66, 71, 76, 81, 86, 97, 102, 108,

113, 118, 128, 136, 142, 119, 155, 234,

250, 257, 287
Petitions, 68, 78, 83, 93, 104, 110, 115,

120, 139, 145, 152, 158, 262, 425
See also Indian Depredation Claims, Select

Committee on.
Controversy of certain with Georgia, 57
Depredations by

Cases referred to Court of Claims, 243
Suppression of, payment for, 128

Petitions, 131, 152
Various, 190, 320, 331

Petitions, 131
See also Indian Depredation Claims, Select

Committee on.
Destitute, relief of certain, 155
Education of, petitions, 237, 257, 260, 268
Educational fund of certain, 211
Executive communication concerning, 265
Garb and insignia of certain, petitions,

341
Half-breed, claims of, 155

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Indians--Continued
History of

Pictures illustrating, petitions, 165
Schoolcraft's, Henry

Completion of, 162

Widow's interest in plates of, 142
Hostilities toward, 155
Improvement, protection, and pacification

of, petitions, 158, 180
Intercourse with tribes, regulation of, 18
Land patents to, 234
Land titles
Extinguishment of certain, 48

Petitions, 139
Various, petitions, 139, 234
Lands

Allocated to certain, 211
Ceded, 211
Grants of, 250, 257, 309
Homestead settlement of, petitions, 309
Patents for purchasers of, 320
Sale of, petitions, 99
Trust, 178
Various, 178

Petitions, 152
Laws concerning, petitions, 158
Legal status of, change in, petitions, 216
Medical services for, 339

Petitions, 342
Memorial to, petitions, 342
Military service of, 128
Museum relating to, petitions, 342
Oregon. See under Oregon.
Policy concerning, 170

Maj. Gen. John Pope's views on, 162
Rehabilitation of, petitions, 44
Removal of, 97

Petitions, 68, 69
Schools for, 128, 257, 287

- Petitions, 260, 309, 342
Southern Superintendency for

Accounts of, 155, 170

Tribal matters in, 170
Supply purchasing for, transfer of, peti-

tions, 309
Trade with, 43, 48

Petitions, 22, 49
Traders with, revocation of licenses of

certain, 113
Transfer of, 204
Treaties with .

Appropriations to conclude, 155
Awards under certain, petitions, 229
Reservations under certain, 149
Rights under, petitions, 74
Settlements under certain, 223

Various, 97, 128
Treatment of, petitions, 223
Tribal matters, 155, 170, 257
Tribal reservations, 136
Tribal subjects of certain, 320
Tribes, 272, 287, 307
Trust funds, to prohibit certain use of,

petitions, 315
Wars. See Indian wars.

Indians--Continued
Various, petitions, 69
See also Indian Affairs Committee, specific

nations, tribes, or bands of Indians, and

various States or Territories.
Individual ledgers. See Record books under

Records of the office of the Clerk for all

Congresses from the 420 through the 79th.
Industrial Arts and Expositions Committee
Papers to accompany bills and resolutions

referred to, 306, 312, 317, 337, 344,

362, 369, 371, 379
Petitions referred to, 315, 324, 333, 341,

347, 366
Records of, 307, 313, 320, 331, 339, 345,

364, 371, 376
Industrial Commission, petitions, 409
Industrial home for orphans, petitions, 194
Industrial Home School, 176

Petitions, 193
Industrial products, tariff on, petitions, 254
Industry

Advertising, petitions, 323
Arbitration in, petitions, 284
Government competition with, 43
House of, petitions, 166
Mobilization plan, petitions, hihi
Protection of, 97

Petitions, 152, 173, 180, 187

See also Duties and drawbacks and Tariff.
Reconversion to peacetime, petitions, 431
Infants and infancy, health and protection,

petitions, 366, 382, 392, 396
Influenza

Causes of, to investigate, petitions, 366
Epidemic of, petitions, 360
Information, letters requesting, 80
Ingersoll, C. J., election contest, 91

Claim of in connection with, 136
Ingersoll, Ebon C., letters addressed to, 176
Inheritance taxes, petitions, 335, 355
Injunctions
Abuse of, petitions, 290, 291
Legislation against, 307, 314
Petitions, 303, 309, 316, 321, 325, 334,

388
Injuries, compensation for, petitions, 326
Inland navigation, improvement of, 210, 219

Petitions, 40, 106
See also Canals, Great Lakes, and Rivers and

harbors.
Inland waterway along the Atlantic Coast,

petitions, 326
Inland Waterways Commission, 322
Inlets, 288, 308

Petitions, 63, 110, 276, 316
Insane persons
Hospitals for, 148, 322, 338
Land grants for indi gent, 129

Petitions, 126
Insecticides
Adulterated or misbranded, petitions, 324

Mailing, of, petitions, 383
Insects, 411
Institutions, public, petitions, 145, 146

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