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PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS THICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 20 ft.

296 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (25A-61.1). Committee on claims: various subjects (25A-G2.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: bays and harbors (25A-G3.1); beacons, buoys, light

houses, and spindles (25A-43.2); breakwaters, piers, and seawalls (25AG3.3); claims (25A-G3.4), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; marine hospitals (25A-G3.5); ports of entry (25A-G3.6); rivers and creeks (25A

G3.7); and various subjects (25 A-03.8). Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (25A-G4.1). Committee on Elections: Mississippi election (254-65.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: annexation of Texas (25A-G6.1); burning of

the steamboat Caroline (25A-66.2); claims (25 A-G6.3); claims against Mexico (25A-G6.4); methods of settling international disputes (25A-46.5); neutrality law (25A-66.6); recognition of Haiti (25A-66.7); and various subjects (25 A-G6.8). 25 A-46.3 and 25A-66.4 are arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Coromittee on Indian Affairs: claims (25A-G7.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (25 A-G7.2). Comnittee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (25 A-98.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Comnittee on the Judiciary: claims (25A-G9.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; international copyright law (25 A-G9.2); and various subjects

(254-69.3). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (25A-G10.1). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (25A-Gll.l), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; establishment of a national armory (25A-G11.2); and vari

ous subjects (25A-Gll.3). Committee on the Militia: various subjects (25A-G12.1). Comnittee on Naval Affairs: claims (25A-G13.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; drydock at the Philadelphia Navy Yard (25.4-413.2); finishing the frigate Raritan (25A-613.3); Navy Yard at Charleston, s. C. (25A

G13.4); and various subjects (25 A-G13.5).
Committee on Patents: patents and patent rights (25 A-614.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; and clerks in the Patent Office (25 A-G14.2). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (25A-G15.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; mail routes (25 A-415.2); postage on news

papers (25A-G15.3); and various subjects (25A-G15.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (25A-G16.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner Comnittee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (25A-617.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (25A-G18.l), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; land grants (25 A-G18.2); land offices and districts (25AG18.3); extension of preemption privileges (25A-G18.4); and various sub

jects (25 A-G13.5). Comnittee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (25A-G19.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner.

Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (25A-G20.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: canals (25 A-G21.1); railroads (25.4-G21.2);

rivers (25 A-621.3); roads (25A-G21.4); and various subjects (254-G21.5). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (25A-G22.1). Committee on Viays and Means: claims (25A-G23.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; national bank (25A-G23.2); and various subjects (25 A-G23.3). Select committees: a national foundry (25A-G26.1); naturalization laws (25A

G24.2); steam engines (25A-G24.3); and various subjects (25 A-G24.4). Committee of the Whole House: extension of the preemption privilege (25A

G25.1); national bank (25A-G25.2); steamboat bill (25 A-G25.3); and subtreasury bill (25A-G25.4).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCULIENTS WHICH WERE TABLED OR "HANDED IN." 13 ft.

297 Grouped by subject as follows: annexation of Texas (25A-H1.1); claims (25A-H1.2); enforcement of the New Echota Treaty of 26 Dec. 1835 with the Cherokee Indians removing them west of the mississippi River (25A-H1.3); establishment of a national bank (25 A-1/1.4); recognition of Haiti (25A-H1.5); repeal of the charter of the Bank of the Metropolis in the District of Colunbia (25A-H1.6); rescinding the resolution of Dec. 21, 1837, tabling all memorials, petitions, and papers on slavery (25A-H1.7); slavery in the District of Columbia (25A-.8); various subjects (25A-H1.9); and petitions "handed nu

obiert uollowers in der in," but not presented on the floor (25A-H1.10). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 254-H1.2, which is arranged alphabetically by petitioner.

ELECTION RECORDS. 5 in.

298 Credentials of Representatives (254-J1), arranged alphabetically by State.

299

OTHER RECORDS. 3 vols. 3 in.

Roll calls (25A-KI), arranged chronologically.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

IMPEACHMENT OF P. K. LAVRENCE. 1 in.

300 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against P. K. Lawrence, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (25B-A2).

Records of the Office of the Clerk

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

RECORD BOOKS. 12 vols. 9 in.

301 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (25C-Al); rough petition book (250-A2); record of petitions received on the subject of Texas (25C-A3); record of petitions received on the subject of slavery (25C-A4); record of comnittee membership, 25th and 26th Congresses (25C-A5); record of orders of the day (250-46); register of documents ordered printed (25C-A7); register of committee reports (25C-A8); register of reports made to the House (25C-A9); record of private bills "enrolled but not pas sed," 25th Congress, to 27th Congress (25C-A10); and a list of appropriations made, 25th Congress, 3d session, to 26th Congress, 1st session (25C-Ali). For petition book, see entry 287; and for contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, see entry 260.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 3 vols. 9 in.

302 Transcribed and printed reports of the Committee on Claims, 25th Congress, 2d session, to 26th Congress, 1st session (25C-31); the Committee on Indian Affairs, 25th Congress, 1st session, to 31st Congress, 2d session (25C-B2); and the Committee on Ways and means, 25th Congress, 3d session, to 320 Congress, 2d session (25C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 274. For reports of the Committee on Accounts, see entry 82; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, entry 145; the Committee on Agriculture, entry 203; the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and the Committee on the Territories, entry 217; the Committee on Commerce, the Committee on Expenditures in the State Department, and the Committee on Manufactures, entry 232; the Committee on Elections, entry 247; the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Naval Affairs, the Committee on Private Land Claims, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 274; and the Committee on Invalid Pensions, the Committee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, and the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, entry 288.

OTHER RECORDS. 1 ft.

303 Letters addressed to the Clerk (25C-cl), arranged chronologically; and receipts for printed documents (25C-C2), arranged alphabetically by recipient. For letter book of Clerk's outgoing correspondence, see entry 289.

TWENTY-SIXTH CONGRESS, 1839-41

First Session, December 2, 1839-July 31, 1840
Second Session, December 7, 1840-March 3, 1841

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 6 vols. 2 ft.

304 Minute book, 1st session (26A-A2); rough legislative journal, 1st session (26A-A2); minute book, 2d session (26A-A3); and rough legislative journal, 2d session (26A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 7 ft.

305 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (26ABl); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (26A-B2); House concurrent resolutions concurred in by the Senate (26A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (26434); and 2 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (26A-35). Arranged numerically within each group, except 26A-B3 and 26A-B4, which are arranged chronologically.

306

BILS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE

HOUSE. 4 in.

Senate bills, Ist session (26A-Cl) and 2d session (264-C2); House amendments to Senate joint resolutions (26A-C3); and Senate concurrent resolutions relating to joint rules (264-C4). Arranged numerically within each group.

302

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 14 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: various subjects (26.-01.1), arranged chronologi

cally. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (26.4-D2.1), arranged chrono

logically. Conmittee on Claims: claims (26A-D3.1), arranged alphabetically; and var

ious subjects (264-D3.2), arranged chronologically. There are also 2 docket volumes (26A-D3.3). For letter book, see entry 293; and index

to letter book, entry 279. Committee on Commerce: buoys and lighthouses (26A-D4.1); claims (26A-14.2);

marine hospitals (26A-D4.3); ports of entry on the Arkansas and Red Rivers (26A-D4.4); and various subjects (26A-14.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 26-D4.2, which is arranged alphabeti

cally. Committee on the District of Columbia: For docket, see entry 208. Comunittee on Elections: election case of the New Jersey Members called

the "Broad Seal Case" (26A-D6.1); and contested election cases of liheelock v. Baker, Massachusetts (26A-D6.2), and C. J. Ingersoll v. Charles

Naylor, Pennsylvania (26A-D6.3). Arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: alterations, repairs,

and furnishing the White House (26A-D7.1); expenditures at the Branch vint, Charlotte, N. C. (26A-D7.2); expenditures on the public buildings

(26A-D7.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: various subjects (26A

18.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (26A-D9.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (26A-D9.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 208. Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (26A-D10.1), arranged chron

ologically. Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (26A-D11.1), arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 252. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (26A-D12.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (26A-D12.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 223. Conmittee on Manufactures: various subjects (26A-D13.1), arranged chrono

logically. For docket and minutes, see entry 266. Committee on Mileage: a report on mileage for Members of Congress (26A

| Dl4.1). Committee on lülitüry Affairs: claims (26A-D15.1), arranged alphabetically;

· and various subjects (26A-D15.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

entry 266.45jects (2619;claims

Committee on the Militia: various subjects (26A-016.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (26A-D17.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (26A-D17.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Patents: various subjects (26A-D18.1), arranged chronologi

cally. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (26A-D19.1); mail

routes (26A-D19.2); and various subjects (26A-119.3). Arranged chronologically within each grous, except 26A-D19.1, which is arranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume, 26th Congress, 1st session,

to 27th Congress, 3d session (26A-D19.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (26A-D20.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. For docket, see entry 279. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: chandeliers for lighting the

Hall of the House of Representatives (264-D21.1) and various subjects (26A-D21.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 26th Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 3d ses

sion, and 29 th Congress, 1st session (26A-D21.3). Committee on Public Expenditures: various subjects (26A-D22.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: claims (26A-D23.1); school lands (26A-D23.2);

and various subjects (26A-D23.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 26A-D23.1, which is arranged alphabetically. For docket,

see entry 208. Committee of Revisal and Unfinished Business: a report on the petition of

J. L. Daniel for an extension of the session of Congress (26A-D24.1). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (26A-D25.1), arranged alphabeti

cally; and claims against the United States for Revolutionary services in the Virginia Continental and State line (264-D25.2), arranged chrono

logically. For docket, see entry 279. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (26A-D26.1), arranged alpha

betically; and various subjects (26A-D26 2), arranged chronologically.

For docket, see entry 293.
Committee on Roads and Canals: various subjects (26A-D27.1), arranged

chronologically.
Committee on the Territories: boundary of Missouri and Iowa (26A-D28.1)

and various subjects (26A-D28.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Ways and Means: appropriations for the Navy Department (26A

D29.1), the Post Office (26A-D29.2), the Treasury Department (26A-D29.3),
and the War Department (26A-D29.4); civil and diplomatic estimates for
1840 (26A-D29.5); claims (26A-D29.6); collection of duties on imports
(26A-D29.7); improvement of the mouth of the Mississippi River (26A-
D29.8); removal of the Red River raft (26A-D29.9); and various subjects
(26A-D29.10). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 26A-

D29.6, which is arranged alphabetically.
Select committees: contingent expenses of the House of Representatives

(26A-D30.1); fight in the House between Jesse Bynum and Rice Garland
(26A-D30.2); public printing (26A-D30.3); Smithsonian bequest (26A-D30.4);
stationery (26A-D30.5); steam boilers (26A-D30.6); and various subjects
(26A-D30.7). Arranged by subject.

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