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Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (23A-Gl.l).
Committee on claims: various subjects (23A-62.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, lighthouses, and spindles (23A-G3.1);

breakwaters and piers (23A-G3.2); claims (23A-G3.3), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; marine hospitals (23A-G3.4); ports of en try and collection districts (23A-33.5); rivers and harbors (23A-G3.6); and var

ious subjects (23A-G3.7). Committee on the District of Columbia: banks in the District of Columbia

(23A-G4.1); free schools (23A-G4.2); slavery (23A-G4.3); and various

subjects (231-64.4). Committee on Elections: various subjects (23.1–65.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (23A-G6.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (234-67.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (23A-67.2). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (231-0€.l), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Comoittee on the Judiciary: claims (23A-G9.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; patent laws (23A-G9.2); and various subjects (23A-49.3). Coramittee on Manufactures: various subjects (23.-10.1). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (234-cil.l), arranged alphabetically . by petitioner; and various subjects (234-ull.2). Committee on Naval Affairs: clains (231-412.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (23A-G12.2). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (231-613.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; franking privilege (231-613.2); and post

routes (231-613.3). Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (23A-G14.2), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Lands: claims (231.-315.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; land grants (234-415.2); land oéfices and land districts (23A-615.3); sale and purchase of public lands (23A-615.4); and various

subjects (231-û15.5). Comunittee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (23A-Gló.l). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (23A-G17.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on roads and Canals: Chesapeake and rhio Canal (23A-Q28.1);

Louisville and Portland Canal (231-918.2); other canals (23.9-G18.3); harbors (23A-G18.4); railroads (231-419.5); Allezheny River (23A-G18.6); other rivers (23A-u18.7); roads (234-413.8); and various subjects (23A

G18.9).
Committee on the Territories: petition of Judges moodbridgend Chipman

for compensation for services as members of land board at Detroit: (23A

G19.1).
Committee on Ways and aleans; clains (23A-G20.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; renewing the charter and restoring public deposits to the

Bank of the United States (231-G20.2); and various subjects (23A-G20.3). Select committees: memorial of Philadelphia importing merchants, auctioneers,

commission merchants, and dry goods merchants for the establishment of a

standard of weights and measures throughout the Union (23A-G21.1); patent laws (23A-321.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; memorial of Benjamin Phillips, inventor of a mode of preventing the explosion of steam engines (23A-G2.3); petition of physicians of Washington regarding low and uncultivated land around the Capitol (23A-G21.4); publication of the works of Gen. George Viashington (23A-G21.5); and petition requesting

the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia (23A-G21.6). Committee of the Whole House: improvement of the Hudson River (23A-G22.1)

and various subjects (23A-G22.2).

270

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 11 ft.

Grouped by subject as follows: renewing the charter and restoring public deposits to the Bank of the United States (23A-H1.1); slavery in the District of Columbia (23A-H1.2); and various subjects (23A-H1.3). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTION RECORDS. 6 in.

271 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (23A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

272

OTHER RECORDS. 7 in.

Reports on condition of State banks (23A-Kl) and various papers (23A-K2). Arranged by subject.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on Clains, see entry 218.

-A3), rough 223

RECORD BOOKS. 9 vols. 8 in.

Bill book of House and Senate. bills and resolutions (23C-Al); rough petition book (23C-A2); record of committee membership (23C-A3); record of reports made to the House together with a list of bills and resolutions reported, passed, and engrossed (23C-A4); record of reports of committees and resolutions ordered to be printed (23C-A5); record of reports from executive departments and memorials ordered to be printed (23C-A6); record of orders of the day (23C-A7); and account of printing done for the House (23C-A8). For petition book and for contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, see entry 260.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 7 vols. 1 ft.

274 Transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 24 th Congress, 1st session (23C-B2); the Committee on the Judiciary, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 2d session (23C-B2); the Committee on Naval Affairs, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 29th Congress, 2d session (23C-B3); the comincittee on Private Land Claims, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 26th Congress, 1st session (23C-B4); the Comittee on Public Lands, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 3d session (23C-B5); the Committee on Roads and Canals, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 26th Con

gress, 2d session (23C-B6); and the Committee on Ways and Means, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 25 th Congress, 2d session (23C-B7). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 217; the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 232; and the Committee on claims, entry 261. For reports of the Committee on the District of Columbia, see entry 94; the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, entry 145; the Committee on Agriculture, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Committee on Indian Affairs, entry 203; the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the Committee on the Territories, entry 217; the Committee on Commerce, the Committee on Manufactures, and the Committee on Military Affairs, entry 232; the Committee on Elections, entry 247; and the Committee on Invalid Pensions and the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, entry 261.

OTHER RECORDS. 3 in.

275 Letters to the Clerk, principally relating to printing and supplies for the House and requests for information (23C-ci), arranged chronologically; and records relating to the disposition of public documents (23C-C2), arranged alphabetically by recipient.

TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS, 1835-37

First Session, December 7, 1835-July 4, 1836
Second Session, December 5, 1836-March 3, 1837

Records of Legislative Proceedings

276

VINUTE BOOK AND JOURNAIS. 8 vols. 2 ft.

Minute book, fragmentary for 1st session and 2d session (244-Al); rough legislative journal, 1st session (241-A2); legislative journal, 1st session (24A-A3); rough legislative journal, 2d session (244-A4); and legislative journal, 2d session (24A-A5).

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BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 11 ft.

Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (244B2); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (24A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (244-B3); and 2 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (24AB4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 24A-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 5 in.

278 Senate bills, lst session (244-c1) and 2d session (244-C2); and Senate joint resolutions (244-C3). Arranged numerically within each group.

COMAITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 16 ft.

279 Records of the following committees, relating vu the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specifieds

Committee on Accounts: a volume showing the contingent expenses of the

House of Representatives, 24th Congress, 1st session, to 25th Congress,

2d session (241-02.). Committee on Claims : various subjects (244-D2.1), arranged alphabetically.

There are also 2 docket volumes (24A-D2.2); and an index to the outgoing letter book, 24th Congress, 2d session, to 29th Congress, 1st session

(24A-D2.3). For letter book, see entry 237. Committee on Commerce: claims (244-03.1); correspondence of the chairman

of the committee (24A-D3.2); compensation of customhouse officials (24AD3.3); customhouses (24A-D3.4); reorganization of the Treasury Department (24A-D3.5); and various subjects (24A-D3.6). Arranged chronologically

within each group, except 24A-D3.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the District of Columbia: claims (244-04.1), arranged alpha

betically; and various subjects (24A-04.2), arranged chronologically.

For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Elections: contested election case of David Newland v. James

Graham, North Carolina (24A-D5.1), and documents relating to the Michi

gan election (24A-05.2). Arranged by subject. Coromittee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: various subjects (244

06.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the State Department: a volume containing an

account of the contingent and incidental expenses of the Department of State, including expenses for publishing and distributing the laws, 1835

(24A-D7.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (24A-D8.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (24A-D8.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 208. Committee on Indian Affairs: Choctaw Indians (24A-D9.1); claims (244-19.2);

correspondence and other papers relating to Indian affairs (24A-19.3); and various subjects (24A-D9.4). Arranged chronologically within each

group, except 24A-D9.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Comittee on Invalid Pensions: claims (24A-D10.1), arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 252. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (244-811.), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (24A-.2), arranged by subject. For docket, see

entry 223. Committee on Manufactures: a report on the culture and manufacture of silk

in the United States (24A-D12.1). For docket and minutes, see entry 266. Committee on Military Affairs: claims (24A-D13.1); fortifications, arsenals,

and better protection of frontiers (24A-D13.2); employment of clerks, messengers, paymásters, and storekeepers in the War Department (24A-D13.3); salaries in the War Department (241-113.4); and various subjects (24A113.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 24A-D13.1,

which is arranged alphabetically. For docket, see entry 266. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (244-014.1); compensation of certain

personnel of the Navy (24A-D14.2); miscellaneous correspondence (24AD14.3); and various subjects (24A-114.4). Arranged chronologically within

each group, except 24A-D14.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (24A-D15.1); investi

gation of the causes of the conflagration of the Post Office Building

on the morning of Dec. 15, 1836 (24A-115.2); and various subjects (244D15.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 24A-015.1, which is arranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume (244

115.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (244-116.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. There is also a docket volwe, 24 th Congress, 1st session, to

27th Congress, 3d session (24A-D16.2). Committee on Public Buildings, Select: various subjects (24A-D17.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: claims (24A-D18.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (244-D18.2), arranged by subject. For docket, see

entry 208. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: clai.ns (24A-019.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. There is also a docket volume, 24th Congress, 1st session, to

26th Congress, 2d session (24A-D19.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (24A-D20.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. For docket, see entry 252. Committee on Roads and Canals: abstract of all bills reported by the House

Coromittee on Roads and Canals and the Senate Select Comittee on Internal Improvements, 1815-35, with estimates of the cost of the several works therein mentioned (24A-D21.1); construction of the Niagara Ship Canal and the Muscle and Colbert Shoals Canals (24A-D21.2); and various subjects (244-D21.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 24A

D22.1, which is arranged by Congress, thereunder by bill number. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (24A-D22.l), arranged chrono

logically. For docket, see entry 208. Comittee on : ays and Means: claims (24A-D23.1); increased compensation for

Government clerks (24A-D23.2); papers relating to the general appropriation bill (244-D23.3) and Indian appropriation bill (24A-D23.4); taxation of U. S. arsenals in Pennsylvania (24A-D23.5); improvement of rivers and harbors (24A-D23.6); estimates and specifications for improvement of the public property at Staten Island (24A-D23.7); and various subjects (244D23.8). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 24A-D23.1,

which is arranged alphabetically. Other select committees: various subjects (24A-D24.1), arranged by subject. Committee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 193.

280

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 6 vols. 2 ft.

Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1835 and 1836; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (24A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COM UNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 15 vols. 3 ft. 282

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (24A-FI), the Secretary of the Treasury (24A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (24A-F3), the Secretary of War (24A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (24A-F5), the Postmaster General (24A-F6), and others (24A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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