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PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 21 ft.

282 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereuder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: culture and manufacture of silk (24A-G1.1). Committee on Claims: various subjects (24A-G2.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, bells, buoys, lighthouses, lightboats, and

spindles (24A-G3.1); breakwaters and piers (24A-G3.2); claims (24A-43.3), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; customhouses (24A-G3.4); harbors (24A-G3.5); hospitals (24A-G3.6); national banks (24A-G3.7); ports of entry and collection districts (244-63.8); river improvements (24A-G3.9); repeal of V. S. taxes on Canadian wheat, wheat flour, and lumber (244

G3.10); and various subjects (24A-G3.1). Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (24A-G4.1). Committee on Elections: various subjects (24A-G5.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (24A-G6.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; Texas independence (24A-G6.2); and various subjects (244

G6.3). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (244-G7.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (24A-G7.2). Comittee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (24A-G8.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (244-69.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; courthouses (244-69.2); release or exoneration from the ef

fects of previous judgments (24A-G9.3); and various subjects (244-69.4). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (24A-G10.1). Committee on military Affairs: claims (24A-G11.l), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (211A-G11.2). Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (24A-G12,1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and Vürious subjects (24A-G12.2). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: post routes (24A-G13.1) and

various subjects (24A-G13.2). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (24A-G14.1)., arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: sculpture for the Capitol (24A

G15.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (24A-G16.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; land grants (24A-G16.2); land offices and districts (24A

G16.3); and various subjects (24A-G16.4). Committee on Revolutionary claims: various subjects (244-617.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (24A-G18.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: Louisville and Portland Canal (244-619.1);

other canals (24A-G19.2); railroads (24A-G19.3); Allegheny River (24AG19.4); other rivers (24A-G19.5); road from Columbus, Ohio, to Frankfort, Ky. (24A-G19.6); road from Springfield, Ohio, to Richmond, Ind. (24AG19.7); road from canesville, Ohio, to waysville, Ky. (24A-G19.8); other roads (244-619.9); and various subjects (24A-G19.10).

hous subje 24A-G16.2.1-416.1), an

Committee on the Territories: various subjects (244-620.1).
Committee on Ways and Means: claims (244-G21.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; duty on coal (24A-G21.2); and various subjects (24A-G21.3). Other select committees: amending the Constitution (24A-G22.1); banks of

the District of Columbia (244-622.2); modification of patent laws (24A

G22.3); and slavery in the District of Columbia (24A-G22.4).
Committee of the Whole House: Allegheny River (24A-G23.1); claims (244-

G23.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; reducing revenue of the
United States (24A-G23.3); and various subjects (244-623.4).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABL.ED. 6 in.

283 Grouped by subject as follows: claims (24A-H1.1); roads (24A-H1.2); slavery in the District of Columbia (24A-H1.3); and various subjects (244H1.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 24A-H1.l, which is arranged alphabetically by petitioner.

ELECTION RECORDS. 4 in.

284 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (24A-Jl), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OʻTHER RECORDS. 2 vols. 4 in.

Roll calls (24A-Kl), arranged chronologically.

285

285

Records of Impeachment Proceedings IMPEACHMENT OF BUCKNER THRUSTON. 1 vol. 3 in.

286 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Buckner Thruston, Judge of the U. s. Circuit Court for the District of Columbia (24B-Al). For other papers relating to impeachment proceedings against Judge Thruston, see entry 200.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

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

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RECORD BOOKS. 7 vols. y in.

287 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (24C-Al); rough petition book (24C-A2); petition book, 24th Congress, 2d session, to 25th congress, 3d session (24C-A3); record of committee membership (24C-44); record of reports made to the House (240-A5); and record of orders of the day (24CA6). For petition book, 1st session, and for contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, see entry 260.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 5 vols. 1 ft.

288 Transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims (24C-B1); the Committee on Invalid Pensions, 24th Congress, Ist session, to 26th Congress, 1st session (24C-B2); the Committee on Military Affairs, 24th Congress, 1st session, to 32d Congress, 1st session (24C-B3); the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, 24th Congress, ist session, to 28th Congress, 2d session (24C-B4); and the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, 24th, 25th, and 30th Congresses (24CB5). Arranged chronologically within eu.ch group. For other reports of the

Committee on Military Affairs, ses entry 232; the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, entry 261; and the Committee on Claims, entry 274. 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 and the Committee on Indian Affairs, entry 203; the Committee on the Territories, entry 217; the Committee on Commerce and the Conmittee on lanufactures, entry 232; the Committee on Elections, entry 247; and the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Naval Affairs, the Committee on Private Land Claims, the Committee on Public Lands, the Committee on Roads and Canals and the Comunittee on Ways and Means, entry 274.

OTHER RECORDS. 5 in.

289 Letter book of the Clerk's outgoing correspondence, 24th Congress, 2d session, to 28th Congress, 2d session (24C-C1); and receipts for records withdrawn (24C-C2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

TWENTY-FIFTH CONGRESS, 1837-39

First Session, September 4-October 16, 1837
Second Session, December 4, 1837-July 9, 1838
Third Session, December 3, 1832-liarch 3, 1839

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 9 vols. 2 ft.

290 Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (25A-Al); rough legislative journal, 1st session (25A-A2); legislative journal, 1st session (25A-A3); rough legislative journal, 2d session (25A-A4); legislative journal, 2d session (25AA5); minute book, 3d session (25A-A6); and rough legislative journal, 3d session (25A-A7).

291

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 16 ft.

Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (25ABl); original House joint resolutions und joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (25A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (25A-B3); and 4 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (25A-B4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 25A-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE ANI) CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 10 in. 292

Senate bills, Ist session (25A-CI); 2d session (25A-C2); and 3d session (25A-C3). Arranged numerically within each group.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. ll ft.

..293 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: duties of officers and certain employees of the

House (25A-D1.1) and various subjects (25 A-D1.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For contingent expenses of the House, see entry 279.

Committee on Agriculture: cultivation of tropical plants, mulberries, and

sugar beets, and the introduction of foreign seeds and plants into the

United States (25A-D2.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Claims: claims (25A-D3.1); establishment of a Board of Com

missioners to settle all private claims against the Government (25AD3.2); payment for horses lost in the military service (25 A-D3.3); and various subjects (25A-D3.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 25A-D3.1, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also 2 docket volumes (25A-D3.5), and a letter book, 25th Congress, 2d session, to 35th Congress, 1st session (254-D3.6). For index to letter book, see

entry 279; and another letter book, entry 237. Committee on Commerce: breakwaters, buoys, and lighthouses (25A-D4.1);

claims (25 A-04.2); compensation and duties of customhouse officials (25AD4.3); establishment of a system of telegraphs in the United States (25AD4.4); harbors and wharves (25A-D4.5); and various subjects (25A-D4.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 25A-D4.2, which is ar

ranged alphabetically. Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (25A-D5.1), arranged

chronologically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of S. S. Prentiss and

Thomas J. Ward v. Samuel J. Gholson and J. F. H. Claiborne, Mississippi (25A-D6.1), and James Datz v. George W. Jones, Wisconsin Territory (25A

D6.2). Arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: various subjects (25A

07.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the State Department: various subjects (25A

18.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: a report on the claims of

Samuel Lewis (25 A-09.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (25A-D10.1); French spoliations (25A

D20.2); Mexico' (25A-p10.3); and various subjects (25A-D10.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 25 A-D10.1, which is arranged

alphabetically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (25 A-D11.l), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (25A-D11.2), arranged chronologically. Conmittee on Invalid Pensions: claims (25 A-D12.1), arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 252. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (25 A-D13.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (25A-D13.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 223. Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (25A-D14.1), arranged chrono

logically. For docket and minutes, see entry 266. Committee on Military Affairs: claims (25A-D15.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (25A-D15.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 266. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (25A-D16.1); drydocks (25 A-D16.2); pay

for clerks, pursers, and sailing masters (25A-D16.3); and various subjects (25A-D16.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except

25 A-D16.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on Patents: claims (25A-017.1), arranged alphabetically; and

promotion and encouragement of the useful arts (25A-017.2), arranged chronologically.

atent Office BuiBuildings and Groumor. docket, see entuppi Rivers (25A

dings 125A-D20. Tydse construction top 270.

Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (25A-D18.1); clerks

(25A-D18.2); postage on newspapers, letters, and specie (25A-D18.3); and various subjects (25A-D18.4). Arranged chronologically within each group,

except 25A-D18.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on Private Land claims: claims (25A-D19.1), arranged alphabeti

cally; and land claims between the Perdido and Mississippi Rivers (25A

D19.2), arranged chronologically. For docket, see entry 279. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: construction of the Treasury and

Patent Office Buildings (25A-D20.1); erection of public buildings of either marble or granite (25A-D20.2); estimates for public buildings and grounds (25A-D20.3); and various subjects (25 A-D20.4). Arranged chrono

logically within each group. Committee on Public Lands: appropriation of land to satisfy warrants which

were issued in scrip (25A-D21.1); clains (25A-D21.2); land grants for various purposes (25A-D21.3); land patents (25A-D21.4); and various subjects. Arranged chronologically within each group, except 25A-D21.2,

which is arranged alphabetically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (25A-D22.1), arranged alphabeti

cally; and a list of claims dismissed (25A-D22.2). For docket, see entry

279. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (25A-D23.1), arranged alpha

betically. There is also a docket volume, 25th Congress, 1st session, to

27th Congress, 3d session (25A-D23.2). Committee on Roads and Canals: construction of a canal across the Isthus

of Panama (25A-D24.1); other canals (25 A-D24.2); and various subjects

(25A-D24.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (25A-D25.1), arranged chron

ologically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Ways and Means: appropriations for the naval service (25A

D26.1), the Treasury Department (25A-D26.2), and the War Department (25AD26.3); claims (25A-D26.4); currency, a national bank, and an independent treasury (25 A-D26.5); legacy of James Smithson of London (25 A-D26.6); and various subjects (25A-D26.7). Arranged chronologically within each group,

except 25A-D26.4, which is arranged alphabetically. Select committees: defalcation of public officers (25A-D27.1); establishment

of a national foundry (25A-D27.2); paying Virginia claims for Revolutionary services (25A-D27.3); and various subjects (25A-D27.4). Arranged by

subject. Corunittee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 193.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 14 vols. 5 ft.

294 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1837 and 1838; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (254-51). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 23 vols. 7 ft. 295

Reports and communications froin the Secretary of State (25A-FI), the Secretary of the Treasury and the Commissioner of the General Land Office (25A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (25A-F3), the Secretary of war (25A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (25A-F5), the Postmaster General (25AF6), and others (25A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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