Page images
PDF
EPUB

Telegraph--Continued
Lines
Construction of certain, 158, 177, 184,

212
Gambling use of, petitions, 309
Messages, tax on, petitions, 378
Military, charges for use of certain, peti-

tions, 349
Postal, 186

Petitions, 224, 230
Service, to investigate certain, 289
Systems
Establishment of, 86

Land grants for, 129
Transcontinental, 129
Wireless, 320, 321. See also Radio.
Various, 229

Petitions, 36, 146, 152, 216
Telegraph cables
Construction and operation of, petitions,

215
Submarine, petitions, 297
Telegraph operators

Military, petitions, 341
Officer status for certain, petitions, 437

Strike by, petitions, 324
Telegraphic weather service, 189
Telephone

Communications by, petitions, 402
Companies engaged in operating, to investi-

gate, 400
Petitions, 372
Gambling use of, petitions, 309
Government operation and ownership of,

petitions, 273, 348, 360
Messages by, tax on, petitions, 378

Radio, petitions, 325. See also Radio.
Telephone service, to investigate, 289
Telephone system, to establish, petitions,

269
Telepost Company, lines of, petitions, 333
Telescope, submarine, 103
Ten Eyck, Egbert, election contest, 56
Tenleytown, road from Georgetown to, peti-

tions, 44
Tennessee

Boundary of, petitions, 45
Disorders in, petitions, 180
Election contests, 31, 66, 71, 176, 183,

256, 271, 286, 300, 330, 400, 411, 417
Mail carriers of, petitions from, 132
Mail routes, petitions, 29
Militiamen, court-martial of certain, 61
Political disabilities in, removal, peti-

tions, 180
Representative at Large from, claim to, 190
Tennessee Valley Authority, petitions, 414
Tenth Census, pay of survivors, petitions,

231
Terri tories

Administration of, petitions, 216
Administrative officials of certain, 150
Affairs of, petitions, 186
Appropriations for, llili, 157, 182, 226

Petitions, 223

Territories--Continued

Bridges in, 128
Commerce of, bill to regulate, petitions,

316
Courts in, additional jurisdiction for, 257
Education in, petitions, 230
Government for, bills providing, 150
Indian affairs in, 155, 162
Judges, additional for certain, petitions,

316
Liquor, to prohibit, petitions, 193
Mail routes, to establish, 191, 199, 205
New, creation by dividing existing, peti-

tions, 216
Officers of, election, 206

Petitions, 216
Polygamy in, 149
Roads, 128
Slavery, petitions, 133, 134, 139
Suffrage, 143
Various, 226

Petitions, 355
See also specific States.
Territories Committee
Papers to accompany bills and resolutions

referred to. See Accompanying papers
under all Congresses from the 58th
through the 79th except the 63, 64th,

and 65th.
Petitions referred to. See Petitions and

memorials under ali Congresses from the
19th through the 79th except the 420,

Goth, 47th, 28th, 70th, 71st, and 73d.
Records of. See Committee reports and

papers under all Congresses from the
19th through the 36th except the 29th,
and Committee papers under all Con-

gresses from the 37th through the 79th.
Report of, record of transcribed, 60
Texas

Admission of, petitions, 111
Annexation of, petitions, 88, 89, 94, 99,

100, 101, 196
Boundary, survey of, 137
Debts of the Republic of, petitions, 125,

133, 134
Election contests in, 183, 190, 279, 313,

391
Freedmen's affairs in, 176
Frontiers of

Protection of, 14:9, 177

Telegraph line to, 177
Independence of, petitions, 83

Record of those received, 89
Indian de predations in, 190
Judge of Northern District, relief for,

petitions, 290
Judicial districts, to create, petitions,

215
Lands abandoned in by secessionists, con-

fiscation, 163
Mail routes in, 199
Member from

Claim as, 375
Resolution concerning, 390

[ocr errors]

Texas-Continued
Members of both Houses from, reception for,

petitions, 110
Partition of, proposed, petitions, 180
Political di sabilities in, removal, peti-

tions, 180
Port of entry in, 322
Sites for military posts, 220
Telegraph line to, 177

Yellow fever epidemic in, 226
Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas Railway, right-of-

way for, petitions, 239
Texas Pacific Railroad, 205, 221

Petitions, 207, 216
Textile industry, petitions, 409
Textile strike, petitions, 342
Textiles, petitions, 253
Theater projects, appropriations for, peti-

tions, 207, 419
Theater tickets, tax on, petitions, 388
Theaters, tax on, petitions, 355, 397
Thill, Lewis D., election contest, 429
Third-class mail, postage on, petitions, 207
Third Congressional District v. Philip B. Key,

election contest, 23
Thirteenth Census. See under Census.
Thirty-hour workweek, petitions, 402, 408
Thobe, George H., election contest, 249
Thomas, C. Y., election contest, 198
Thomas, Charles R., election contest, 301
Thomas, Gen, George H.

Funeral ceremonies for, attendance, 186

Portrait of, purchase, petitions, 239
Thompins, Emmett, election contests, 294, 301
Thompson, Cyrus, election contest, 279
Thompson, William, election contest, 118
Thompson's Tea Case, 57
Thorp, R. T., e lection contest, 286
Thrasher, P. H., election contest, 271
Thread, importation of, petitions, 26
Threet, Frank H., election contest, 256
Thruston, Buckner, impeachment of, 54, 84
Thurston, Floyd, election contest, 40
Tiber River, bridge across, 76
Tickets
Railway, sale of, petitions, 291
Scalping of, petitions, 283, 290, 291

Tax on certain, petitions, 388
Tidelands, petitions, 413, 420
Ties, iron, petitions, 231
Tift, Nelson, election contest, 190
Tilles, George, election contest, 319
Tillman, George D., election contest, 227
Tillman, Lewis, election contest, 183
Tilton, W. B., patent of, 199
Timber

Census, petitions, 323
Conservation, petitions, 322
Culture

Act, amendment of, petitions, 201, 216

Legislation for, petitions, 239
Resources, 320
Timber and Stone Act, petitions, 310
Timberlands, 274

Petitions, 276, 355

Timby, Theodore R., invention of, 339
Time
Daylight-saving, petitions, 354, 360, 365,

366, 367, 372, 425, 437
Standard, 256

Petitions, 354
Tin

Investigation, 406, 412

Tax on, petitions, 269
Tinkham, George H., election contest, 351
Tinplate, tax on, 251

Petitions, 201, 217, 231, 269
Tipton, Albert C., election contest, 400
Tires, duty on, steel, petitions, 166
Title of the United States to Lands in the

District of Columbia, Commission to In-

vestigate, report by, 322
Tobacco

European markets for, petitions, 223
Labeling of packaged, 322
Legislation against, petitions, 367
Methods of packing, petitions, 208
Taxes and tariffs on, 179, 214, 222, 238,

258, 282, 289, 396
Petitions, 125, 140, 166, 173, 180, 187,

195, 201, 208, 217, 222, 224, 231,
238, 240, 247, 253, 261, 269, 277,

316, 335, 349, 397, 426
Trade with Europe, 114
Various, petitions, 359, 431
See also Cigarettes, Cigars and tobacco,

and Snuff.
Tobacco Trade, Select Committee on, 151
Toiletries, tariff or taxes on, petitions, 397
Tokyo, Japan

International Exposition at, 320

Legation at, gift of land for, 234
Tolbert, R. R., election contest, 294
Tongue, Thomas H., election contest, 286
Tonics, petitions, 180. See also Medicines.
Tonnage

Duties on, bill to regulate, 21
Reduction of American, 186

Petitions, 187
Various, petitions, 99
Toolmakers, pay of certain, petitions, 348
Toothpaste, tax on, petitions, 355
Tornadoes, sufferers of, relief, petitions,

238
Torpedoes, 243
Torry, E. P., patent of, 199
Tortugas Harbor, to strengthen, 150
Toulmin, Harry, impeachment, 30, 37, 41
Townsend Plan. See Social security.
Trade
Agreements, 436

Petitions, 403, 438
British colonial, petitions, 36, 49
Export, expansion, petitions, 354
Indian, petitions, 49
Information, 258
Mexican reciprocal, petitions, 260, 261

Southern export, telegrams concerning, 169
Trade and Commerce, Department of, to estab-

lish, petitions, 275

275

Trademarks

Treasury, Secretary of Continued
Hearings on, 424

Reports and communications from--Continued
Laws concerning, petitions, 316

Transcribed, records of, 11, 12, 15, 16,
Legislation on, petitions, 269

17, 25, 27, 30, 34, 38, 42, 46, 51
Registration of, petitions, 284

Treasury, Solicitor of, opinion on certain
Various, petitions, 291

treaty violations, 183
Traders, military post, 198

Treasury Building, construction, 87
Trades, taxation of, 179

Extension of, 156
Trading coupons, petitions, 342

Treasury Department
Trainmen, protection of, petitions, 261

Affairs of, reports and hearings on, 330
Trains

Appropriations and other financial matters
Safety devices for, control of, 345

of, 62, 67, 87, 92, 103, 109, 114, 119,
Wrecking of, penalties for, petitions, 276

123, 129, 138, 151, 157, 164, 168, 172,
See also Railroads.

175, 176, 182, 186, 189, 192, 196, 203,
Trans-Atlantic cables, 198

206, 210, 219, 226, 228, 233, 242, 261.
Trans-Atlantic Telegraph Co., petitions, 146

See also Expendi tures in the Treasury
Transcontinental railroad. See Pacific Rail-

Department, Committee on, and Expenses,
road.

below.
Transit facilities, increased, petitions, 173 Auditor of for Post Office Department, leg-
Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition

islative views, 171
in Omaha, petitions, 284

Correspondence with, 52
Transportation, petitions, 431

Expenses of, reports on, 66, 211, 280, 386
Transportation Act, petitions, 372, 396, 419 Health Bureau in, to establish, petitions,
Transportation companies, pooling among, peti-
tions, 276

Insurance Division in, to establish, peti-
Transportation rates, petitions, 224, 260, 309

tions, 297
Travel

Officers and employees, lists of, 200, 227
Obstruction by riots, 128

Recommendations by on lost beer stamps, 329
Sunday, to restrict, petitions, 253

Reorganization of, 81, 338
Travelers, commercial

Transfer of certain pension functions to,
Licenses and taxes, to relieve from certain,

petitions, 238
petitions, 238, 252

Transfer of Coast Guard from, petitions,
Transportation rates for, petitions, 260

366, 367
Treadwell Mining Co., petitions, 325

See also Treasurer of the United States
Treasurer of the United States

Treasury, and Treasury, Secretary of.
Accounts of, 186

Treasury notes
Charges by against District Commissioners,

Depreciated, 67
219

Various, 271
Reports from. See Reports and communica-

Treaties, conventions, or agreements
tions submitted to the House under the

Arbitration, petitions, 309, 315, 323
10th Congress and under all Congresses

Abrogation of certain, petitions, 160, 215,
from the 13th through the 35th. For

230
later reports and communications, see

Appropriations for, petitions, 267
the bound volumes of original documents. Commercial, 162, 258
Transcribed, record of, 11, 12, 14

Di sarmament, strength of Navy under, peti-
Treasury

tions, 377
Accounts of, manner of keeping, 13

Indian, See under Indians.
Cash holdings of, distribution, 359

Naval, petitions, 393
Independent, 87

Peace, petitions, 366
Monies not paid into, 406

Postal, 185
Subtreasury

Printing of, 71
Bill relating to, petitions, 89

Reciprocity. See Reciprocity.
Plan for, petitions, 259, 261

Termination of certain, 330
San Francisco, investigation of, 186

Violations of certain, 183, 185
See also Exchequer and Treasury Depart-

Waterway, ratification of certain, peti-
ment.

tions, 402
Treasury, Secretary of

Various, petitions, 341, 393
Charges against, 52

See also specific countries; nations,
Investigation of, 123

tribes, or bands of Indians; and
Reports and communications from. See Re-

specific subjects.
ports and communications submitted to

Treaty of Ghent
the House under all Congresses from

Boundary commission acting under, 56
the 1st through the 36th except the

Centenary of, 345
Lith, 5th, and 13th. For later reports

Trees
and communications, see the bound

Cutting and removing certain, 66
volumes of original documents.

Distribution of, 278

Underwear, knit, industry, 353
Underwood, Oscar W., election contests, 279,

286
Unemployment
Insurance or compensation for, 429, 436

Petitions, 397, 403, 409
Various, petitions, 246, 348, 392, 408, 438
Union Army

Bounty money and land for, petitions, 194
Pay for members of, petitions, 165
Treatment of Confederate prisoners by, 165

Veterans of. See under Civil War.
Union Calendar, 161
Union Canal Co. of Pennsylvania, petitions, 29
Union Pacific Railroad

Affairs of, 177
Controversy with Kansas Pacific Railroad,

petitions, 216
Laws concerning, 236
Right-of-way, sales of part, petitions, 342
Sinking fund of, 220

Various, 185, 199, 205, 281
Union Pacific Railroad v. J. B. Stewart, 199
Union Soldiers, Select Committee on Murder

of, 172
Unions, petitions, 432. See also specific

unions.
United Agricultural Society of Virginia, peti-

tions of, 44
United Boys' Brigades, uniforms, petitions,

349

Trees--Continued

Planting of, to encourage, 171
Preservation of big, petitions, 310, 316
Various, petitions, 187
Trenton, N. J., railroad bridge near, peti-

tions, 341
Troops

Engineers and other specialized, 163

Use of in Southern States, 207
Tropical plants, cultivation, 71, 86
Troy, Ohio, public construction in, petitions,

335
Truckee River, irrigation of lands in region

of, 339
Trucks, petitions, 396
Trumbull, John, paintings of, 48
Trusts

Establishment of certain, petitions, 291
Laws against, petitions, 324, 348, 420

Various, petitions, 259, 261, 334
Truth-in-fabrics bill, petitions, 366, 382
Tuberculosis
Control of, petitions, 323, 324
People suffering from, aid for, petitions,

354
Research in, petitions, 347

Various, 428
Tucker, H. St. G., election contest, 279
Tugboats, 320
Tunis, 204, 227
Tunnels, petitions, 260
Turin, Italy, exposition at, petitions, 333
Turkey, 2014

Petitions, 290
Turks, atrocities by, 280
Turner, Charles, Jr., election contest, 26
Turner, Oscar, election contest, 294
Turney, L. J. S., election contest, 136
Turnpikes. See under Roads.
Turpin, C. Murray, election contest, 400
Turpin, Louis W., election contests, 256, 264
Turret, revolving, invention of, 339
Twelfth Census, Select Committee on

Petitions referred to, 292

Records of, 289
Twentieth Amendment, communication concerning

ratification of, 397
Twining, Maj. W. I., report of, 198
Twinning, Alexander C., patent of, 228
Two-dollar bills, issuance of, petitions, 245
Tyler, John, commemoration of, petitions, 325
Type, 224, 222

Petitions, 217, 224
Typecasting machinery, 143
Ukraine, petitions, 366
Umatilla Indians, affairs of, 177
Un-American activities, petitions, 408, 413
Un-American Activities Committee

Appropriations for, petitions, 419

Records of, 401
Unanimous Consent Calendar, notices for, 336,

343, 350, 356, 361, 368, 373
Uncle Sam Oil Co.

Exportations by, petitions, 340
Investigation, 339

United Irishman (publication), offer of reward

for body of the Prince of Wales, 234
United Mine Workers, injunction against, peti-

tions, 367
United Mining District, convention to set up,

149
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation

Administration, petitions, 137
United States

Accounts of District of Columbia with, 351
Accounts with Mississippi, 136
Admiralty suits against, petitions, 367
Banishment of criminals to, 169
Bonded debt of, refund, petitions, 240
Bonds, competitive sale of, petitions, 187
Borders. See Boundaries under Canada and

Border under Mexico.
Boundary of, impingements upon, 169
Claims against, petitions, 125
Commercial relations with Mexico, 183
Condition of, committee on, 151
Consular and diplomatic system of, 128, 149
Consulates, 198
Debts due, 184

Sale of slaves for, petitions, 131
Defense of. See Defenses.
First meridian for, petitions, 44
Fisheries agreement with Canada, petitions,

246
Foreign service, payment of losses sus-

tained in, petitions, 131
Fraud committed against, petitions, 104
History of, English documents on, procure-

ment of, 56

United States--Continued

Jurisdiction of foreign consuls in, 169
Laws of

Code of. See United States Code.
Digest of correspondence, 147

Petitions, 44
Printing of, 71
Revision of, 113

See also Laws.
Maritime rights of, petitions, 244
Mint. See Mint of the United States.
Northeast boundary, 103
Northwest boundary, survey, 144
Northwest coast

Armed vessel on, 137

Exploration of, 58
Overseas possessions, prohibition for,

petitions, 354
Penitentiaries, report on, 56
Position of in Boer War, petitions, 297
Rights of citizens and Government of, 176
Stock held by, 103
Title to lands in the District of Columbia,

report, 322
Vessels of. See Vessels.
United States, Bank of. See Bank of the

United States.
United States Agricultural Society, incorpo-

ration, 148
United States Army. See Arned services and

Army.
United States-Canadian boundary, 280
United States Centennial Commission, 197
United States Code, 391

Petitions, 420
United States Emergency Fleet Corporation,

Select Committee to Inquire Into the

Operation of, records, 365
United States Employment Bureau, petitions,

367
United States Employment Service, petitions,

366, 420
United States Fish Commission

Appropriations for, 210, 233

Transfer of, petitions, 259
United States Gas and Fuel Co., incorporation,

petitions, 230
United States Life-Saving Service, appropria-

tion, 210
United States Naval Fraternal Association,

petitions, 29
Uni ted States Northern Boundary Commission,

report, 198
United States Shipping Board, Select Conmit-

tee to Inquire Into the Operation of,

records, 365
United States Signal Service, petitions, 252
United States v. McRae, judgment in case of,

Universities--Continued
National, to establish, 279. See also

Educational institutions and

specific universities.

Petitions, 283
Unlawful violence, investigation of acts of,

petitions, 276
Updike, Ralph E., election contest, 390
Upper Mississippi and Missouri Rivers. See

Mississippi River and Missouri River.
Upton, Charles H., election contest, 155
Urban Mortgage Act, petitions, 366
Utah

Administration, petitions, 187
Admission as State, memorials opposing, 253
Affairs, 198
Development problems, petitions, 326
Election contests, 190, 198, 211, 227
Expedition to, 142
Indian Service in, appropriation, 149
Indians

Affairs of, 155, 162, 170
Hostilities by, indemnification for

suppressing, 128
Land grants, 171, 185
Member from

Expulsion, petitions, 292

Seating of, petitions, 299
Mormons in. See Mormons.
River and harbor projects, petitions, 326
Territory

Boundary, modification, 137
Various, 142, 258, 274

Petitions, 261
Woman suffrage in, petitions, 216
Various, 206

See also Deseret.
Ute Indians

Affairs of, 177
Depredations by, expenses incurred because

of, 278
Removal of Southem, 253

Petitions, 260, 275
Various, 220
Utterback, J. G., election contest, 400
Vaccination, 48, 58

Petitions, 37
Valdez, Pedro, election contest, 204
Vallandingham, Clement L., election contest,

142
Expulsion from House, petitions, 159
Valley Forge, 331
Valuations, American, 365
Van Allen, John, election contest, 13
Vandenberg, W. S., election contest, 286
Vanderbilt, Cornelius, medal for generosity

of, 169
Vandever, William, election contests, 155, 249
Van Diemen's Land, release of American pris-

oners at, petitions, 99, 104
Van Horn, Robert T., election contest, 279
Van Ness, John P.

Di squalification of as Member of House, 18

169

Universal military service. See Military

training.
Universities

Blind, 176, 190

« PreviousContinue »