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Committee of the Vihole House: a minute book, 26th Congress, 2d session, to

29 th Congress, 1st session (26A-D31.1). For minutes of the 1st session, see entry 193.

PRESIDENT 'S MESSAGES. 12 vols. 6 ft.

308 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1839 and 1840; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (26A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 19 vols. 6 ft. 309

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (26A-FI), the Secretary of the Treasury and the Commissioner of the General Land Office (26AF2), the Treasurer of the United States (26A-F3), the Secretary of War (26AF4), the Secretary of the Navy (26A-F5), the Postmaster General (26A-F6), and others (26A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 22 ft.

310 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: silk culture (26A-G1.1) and various subjects

(26A-G1.2). Committee on Claims: various subjects (26A-G2.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and lighthouses (26A-G3.1); claims

(26A-G3.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; customhouses and collection districts (26A-G3.3); harbors (26A-G3.4); marine hospitals (26A43.5); pilot law of 1837 (26A-G3.6); ports of entry (26A-G3.7); rivers and creeks (26A-G3.8); slave trade (26A-G3.9); steam revenue cutters (26A

G3.10); and various subjects (26A-G3.11). Comni ttee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (26A-G4.1). Committee on Elections: various subjects (26A-G5.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (26A-46.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; recognition of Haiti (26A-G6.2); and various subjects (26A

G6.3). Committee on Indian Affairs: Cherokee Indians (26A-G7.1); claims (26A-47.2),

arranged alphabetically by petitioner; and various subjects (26A-47.3). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (26A-G8.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (26A-G9.1), arranged alchabetically by

petitioner; general bankruptcy law (26A-G9.2); naturalization laws (26A

69.3); and various subjects (26A-G9.4). Committee on Manufactures: duty on silk (26A-G10.1); protective tariff

(26AG10.2); revision of the revenue laws to prevent frauds, especially

on woolen goods (264-G10.3); and various subjects (26A-G10.4). Committee on Military Affairs: claimis (26A-Gll.l), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; use of bloodhounds in the Florida war against the Seminole Indians (264-Gll.2); national armory (26A-G11.3); intoxicating liquor in the armed forces (26A-Gll.4); and various subjects (26A-G11.5).

Committee on the Militia: various subjects (26A-G12.1).
Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (26A-G13.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; construction of a drydock at Brooklyn, N. Y. (26A-G13.2); intoxicating liquors in the armed services (26A-G13.3); and various subjects

(26A-G13.4). Committee on Patents: various subjects (26A-G14.1). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (26A-G15.1), arranged

y by petitioner; mail routes (26A-415.2); reduction of postage (26A-G15.3); and various subjects (26A-G15.4). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (26A-G16.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (26A-G17.1). Committee on Public Expenditures: establishment of an asylum for the deaf

and dumb (26A-G18.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (26A-G19.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; distribution of the proceeds from the sales of public lands (26A-G19.2); extension of the preemption law (26A-G19.3); land grants for various purposes (26A-G19.4); land offices and land districts (26A-419.5);

and various subjects (26A-G19.6). Committee of Revisal and Unfinished Business: various subjects (26A-G20.1). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (26A-G21.3), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (26A-G22.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: canals (26A-G23.1); rivers (264-G23.2); roads

(26A-G23.3); and various subjects (26A-G23.4). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (26A-G24.1). Committee on Ways and Means: claims (26A-G25.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; improvement of rivers and harbors (26A-G25.2); and various

subjects (26A-G25.3). Committee of the Whole House: various subjects (26A-G26.1). Select committees: a national foundry (26A-G27.1) and various subjects

(26A-G27,2).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED OR "HANDED IN." 6 ft.

311 Grouped by subject as follows: abolition of the slave trade (26A-H1.1); abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia (264-H1.2); abridgement of the right of petition (26A-H1.3); admission of slave States into the Union (26A-H1.4); annexation of Texas (26A-H1.5); general bankruptcy law (26AH2.6); recognition of Haiti (264-H1.7); release of W. L. Mackenzie of Canada from imprisonment (26A-H2.8); and various subjects (26A-H1.9). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTION RECORDS. 8 in.

312 Credentians of Representatives (26A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State.

313

OTHER RECORDS. 2 vols. 3 in.

Roll calls (26A-KI), arranged chronologically.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

IMPEACHMENT OF ALFRED CONKLING. 2 in.

314 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Alfred Conkling, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (26B-AI). For other papers relating to the impeachment of Judge Conkling, see entries 230 and 244.

IMPEACHMENT OF JOHN MCLEAN. 1 in.

315 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against John McLean, one of the Justices of the U. S. Supreme Court and Judge of the U. S. Seventh Circuit (26B-B2).

Records of the Office of the Clerk

RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. I ft.

316 Bill books of House and Senate bills and resolutions (26C-Al); rough petition book (26C-A2); petition book (26C-A3); record of petitions on post routes which were sent to the Postmaster General by order of the House (26CA4); record of orders of the day (26C-A5); register of committee reports (26C-A6); register of reports made to the House (26C-A7); register of documents ordered printed (26C-AS); supplement to the bill book, including "bill enrolled but not passed" and bills engrossed and enrolled (26C-A9); a list of appropriations made, 26th Congress, 2d session, to 27th Congress, 3d session (26C-ALO); and accounts of expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 26th and 27th Congresses (26C-All). For a list of appropriations made, 1st session, for membership of committees, and for record of private bills "enrolled out not passed," see entry 301.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 5 vols. I ft.

317 Transcribed and printed reports of the Committee on Claims, 26th Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 3d session (26C-51); the Committee on Eapenditures on the Public Buildings, 26th Congress, and the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, 28th Congress, 1st session, to 32d Congress, 1st session (26C-B2); the Comittee on Invalid Pensions, 26th Congress, Ist session, to 29th Congress, 1st session (26C-83); the Comnittee on Private Land Clains, 26th Congress, 2d session, to 32d Congress, 1st session (26C-B4); and the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, 26th Congress, 1st session, to 29th Care gress, 2d session (26C-15). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Comnittee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, see entry 145; the Comittee on Private Land Claims, entry 274; the Comnittee on Invalid Pensions, entry 289; and the Comittee on Claims, entry 302. For reports of the Comnittee on the District of Columbia, see entry 94; the Committee on Agriculture, entry 203; the Committee on the Territories, entry 217; the Committee on Elections, entry 247; the Committee on the Judiciary, the Comnittee on Naval Affairs, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 274; the Committee on Military Affairs and the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, entry 288; and the Committee on Indian Affairs and the Committee on Ways and Means, entry 302.

OTHER RECORDS. 2 ft.

318 Letters addressed to the Clerk (26C-Cl), arranged chronologically; papers relating to the withdrawal of petitions and docunents (26C-C2), arranged alphabetically by subject; and canceled checks of the Clerk (26C-C3), arranged numerically. For letter book of the Clerk's outgoing correspondence, see entry 299.

INDEX. l in.

Index to parties afforded legislative relief (26C-D1).

319

T:ENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS, 1841-43
First Session, May 31-September 13, 1841
Second Session, December 6, 1841-August 31, 1842

Third Session, December 5, 1842-warch 3, 1843

Records of Legislative Proceedings

320

AINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 6 vols. 2 ft.

Minute book, Ist, 2d, and 3d sessions (274-Al); and legislative journal, Ist session (271-A2), 2d session (274-A3), and 3d session (27A-44).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATI:G IN THE HOUSE. 11 ft.

321 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (27 B2); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (27A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (27A-B3); 3 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (274-34); and the enrolled bill H. R. 14, for a Fiscal Corporation or the United States, vetoed by the President (274-35). Arranged nwnerically within each group, except 27-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN T:E SENAT D CONSIDERED IN THE
HOUSE. 10 in.

322 Senate bills, lst session (274-61), 2d session (274-C2), and 3d session (278-C3); and Senate joint resolutions (274-04). Arranged numerically within each group.

323

COMMITTEE REFORTS AND PAPERS. 15 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of docunents specified: Committee on Accounts: various subjects (274-D1.), arranged chronologi

cally. There is also a volune of minutes, 27th Congress, 1st session,

to 30th Congress, 2d session (276-01.2). Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (272-D2.1), arranged chronolog

ically. Comittee on claims: claims (27A-03.1), arranged alphabetically. There is

also a docket volwie, 27th Congress, lst session, to 28th Congress, 1st session (274-53.2). For letter book, see entry 293; and index to letter book, entry 279.

Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and lighthouses (27.-04.1); claims

(274-14.2); customhouses (27A-14.3); marine hospitals (274-04.4); ports of entry and delivery (274-14.5); and various subjects (276-54.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 27A-D4.2, which is ar

ranged alphabetically. Comittee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (27A-D5.1), ar

ranged chronologically. There is also a volume of ninutes, 27th Con

gress, 1st session, to 29 th Congress, 2d session (27A-D5.2). Connittee on Elections: apportionment of Representatives (274-06.1); con

tested election cases of David Dunham v. David Levy, Florida Territory (27A-D6.2), and William Smith v. Linn Banks, Virginia (27A-16.3); and

the case of Joshua A. Lowell, Maine (27A-D6.4). Arranged by subject. Comunittee on Expenditures in the lar Department: a report on extra pay to

Gen. Winfield Scott (274-17.). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (27A-D8.1); trade with British colo

nies in the liest Indies (274-08.2); and various subjects (274-D8.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 274-De.l, which is arranged alphabetically. There is also a combination docket and minute

book (271.-D8.). Committee on Indian Affairs: alleged frauds ir, negotiating the treaty of

July 1, 1835, with the Caddo Indians (27A-D9.1); claims (27.1-19.2); removal of the Cherokee Indians west of the lississippi River (274-19.3); and various subjects (27A-19.4). Arranged chronologically within each

group, except 27A-D9.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Conmittee on Invalid Pensions: claims (274-010.1), arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 252.
Cemittee on the Judiciary: claims (27.-Dll.l); general bankruptcy law

(27A-Dll.2); and various subjects (2'7A-D11.3). Arranged chrorologically within each group, except 27A-.l, which is arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 233. Committee on Manufactures: protection of American industry (274-012.1), arranged chronologically. For docket and mirutes, see entry 266.

tary Affairs: clairs (27A-D13.1); establishment of military posts (271-113.2); and various subjects (274-013.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 27A-D13.1, which is arranged

alphabetically. For docket, see entry 266. Cormittee on Naval Affairs: claims (276-014.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (27A-114.2), arrënged chronologically. Committee on the Post crfice and Post Roads: claims (274-D15.1), arranged

alphabetically; and various subjects (274-D15.2), arranged chronologi

cally. For docket, see entry 307. Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (27A-516.1), arranged alphabeti

cally; and various subjects (274-116.2), arranged chronologically. For

docket, see entry 279. Committee on Public Buildirgs and Grounds: various subjects (274-017.1),

arranged chronologically. For docket, see entry 307. Committee on Public Expenditures: case of Capt. R. D. C. Collins for de

fault (278-D18.1); case of Capt. Stephen H. liebb for fraud and speculation (27A-118.2); case of Lieutenant Colonel Brant for improper practices in his transactions as deputy quartermaster general (27A-D18.3); claim of Charles J. Catlett (27A-118.4); contracts for mailbags (274D18.5); repairs, alterations, and improvement of the White House

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