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(29A-F3), the Secretary of War (29A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (29AF5), the Postmaster General (29A-F6), and others (29A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURUS, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMITTEES. 18 ft.

354 Grouped by specified comnittees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Claims: claims (29A-G1.1), arranged alphabetically by peti

tioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, bells, and buoys (29A-G2.1); claims (29A

G2.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; collection districts and ports of entry (29A-G2.3); lighthouses, piers, and wharves (29A-G2.4); marine hospitals (29A-G2.5); rivers, creeks, harbors, and inlets (29A

G2.6); and various subjects (29A-G2.7). Committee on the District of Columbia: retrocession of Alexandria to the

State of Virginia (29A-G3.1); schools and educational system of the District (29A-G3.2); slavery and slave trade in the District (29A-G3.3);

and various subjects (29A-G3.4). Committee on Elections: various subjects (29A-G4.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (29A-G5.1), arranged a palabetically

by petitioner; congress of nations for the settlement of international disputes (29A-65.2); Mexican Var (29A-65.3); and various subjects (29A

G5.4). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (29A-G6.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (29A-G6.2). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (29A-G7.3), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: capital punishment (29A-G8.1); chaplains in

Congress and in the armed services (29A-G8.2); circuit and district courts (29A-G8.3); claims (29A-G8.4), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; court sessions (29A-G8.5); judicial districts (29A-G8.6); naturalization laws (29A-G8.7); reception of Senators and Representatives from Texas (29A-G8.8); slavery and the slave trade (29A-G8.9); and var

ious subjects (29A-G8.10). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (29A-G9.1). Committee on Military Affairs: armories and foundries (29A-G10.1); claims

(29A-G10.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; forts, fortifications, and military posts (29A-G10.3); Mexican War (29A-G10.4); military roads (29A-G10.5); ordnance inventions and improvements (29A-G10.6); schools and churches on military posts (29A-G10.7); and various subjects

(29A-G10.8). Committee on the Militia: various subjects (29A-Gll.l). Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (29A-G12.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; construction of drydocks (29A-G12.2); naval depots (29AG12.3); transportation of food for Irish relief by vessels of the United States (29A-G12.4); Navy officers "holding commissions under the Government which are disconnected and irrevelant to the nature of the Commission held by them" (29A-G12.5); and various subjects (29A-G12.6).

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Committee on Patents: claims (29A-G13.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; extension of Jethro Wood's patent for cast iron plow (29A

G13.2); and various subjects (29A-G13.3). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (29 A-G14.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; post offices (29A-G14.2); post roads (29A

G14.3); postal rates (29A-G14.4); and various subjects (29A-G14.5). Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (29A-G15.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (29A-G16.1). Committee on Public Lands: claims (294-617.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; free land to actual settlers (29A-G17.2); land grants for the construction and improvement of rivers, harbors, and canals (29AG17.3); land grants for the construction of roads and railroads (29AG17.4); land grants for schools and other institutions (29A-G17.5); land

offices and land districts (29A-G17.6); and various subjects (29A-G17.7). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (29A-G18.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (29A-G19.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: bridges (29A-G20.1); canals (29A-G20,2);

railroads (29A-G20.3); river and harbor surveys and improvements (29A

G20.4); and roads (29A-G20.5). Committee on the Territories: admission of Texas into the Union (29A-G21.1);

amendment of the Constitution to remove involuntary servitude (29A-G21.2);

Oregon Territory (29A-G21.3); and various subjects (29 A-G21.4). Committee on Viays and Means: claims (29A-G22.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; duties on various commodities (29A-G22.2), arranged alphabetically by commodity; Tariff Acts of 1842 and 1846 (29A-G22.3); and vari

ous subjects (29 A-G22.4). Select committee: claim of Alvin C. Goell for improvement in a rocket ma

chine (29A-G23.1). Committee of the Whole House: abolition of slavery (29A-G24.1); aids to

navigation (29A-G24.2); Mexican Viar (29A-G26.3); Tariff Acts of 1842 and 1846 (29A-G24.4); and various subjects (29A-G24.5).

PETITIONS AND ANCMORIAIS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED OR "NOT PRESENTED." 4 ft.

355 Grouped by subject as follows: admission of Texas into the Union (29A12.1); chaplains in Congress (294-H1.2); Mexican Kar (29A-H1.3); slavery (29A-H1.4); and various subjects (294-H1.5). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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ELECTION RECORDS. 3 in.

Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (29A-JI), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECOP.IS. 1 ft.

357 Two volumes of roll calls (29A-KI); a volume containing "statements and correction of votes taken in yeas and nays" (29A-K2); 2 volumes of miscellaneous papers (29A-K3); and other papers (29A-K4). Arranged chronologically within each group.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For index to documents ordered printed by the House, see entry 347.

RECORD BOOKS. 8 vols. 10 in.

358 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (29C-AI); petition book (29C-A2); record of orders of the day (29C-A3); register of committee reports (29C-A4); register of printed documents and reports (29C-A5); record of reports, by origin, made to the House (29C-A6); membership of House committees, 29th Congress, 1st session, to 31st Congress, 2d session (29CA7); and abstracts of appropriations, 29th Congress, 1st session, to 30th Congress, 2d session (29C-A8). For record of "petitions and other papers delivered from the Office of the Clerk," see entry 330:

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 3 vols. 9 in.

359 Transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, 29th Congress, 1st session, to 33d Congress, 1st session (29C-B2); and printed reports of the Committee on Elections, 29th Congress, 1st session, to 32d Congress, 1st session (29C-B2), and the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, 29th Congress, 1st session, to 30th Congress, 2d session (29C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports of the Committee on the Territories, see entry 217; the Committee on Naval Affairs, entry 274; the Committee on Military Affairs, entry 288; the Committee on Indian Affairs and the Committee on Ways and Means, entry 302; the Committee on Invalid Pensions, the Committee on Private Land Claims, the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, and the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, entry 317; and the Committee on the Post Office and post Roads, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 345.

OTHER RECORDS. 6 in.

Letter book of the Clerk's outgoing correspondence, 29 th Congress, 1st session, to 32d Congress, 2d session (29C-ci), arranged chronologically; and receipts for records withdrawn (29C-C2) and contracts and agreements for furnishing the House with coal, wood, envelopes, and other items (29CC3), arranged by subject.

THIRTIETH CONGRESS, 1847-49

First Session, December 6, 1847-August 14, 1848
Second Session, December 4, 1848-March 3, 1849

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. 10 in.

Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (30A-A2); and legislative journal, 1 session (30A-A2) and 2d session (30A-A3).

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 6 ft.

362 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (30ABl); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which

Further action was taken (30A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (301-B3); and 2 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (30A-B4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 30A-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

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BILLS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

Senate bills (30A-Cl), arranged numerically.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 9 ft.

364 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: For minutes, see entry 323. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (30A-D2.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Claims: claims (30A-D3.1), arranged alphabetically. There

is also a docket volume (30A-D3.2). For minutes, see entry 351; and

letter book, antry 293. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and other aids to navigation (30A

D4.1); claims (30A-04.2); and various subjects (30A-14.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 30A-04.2, which is arranged

alphabetically. There is also a docket volume (30A-14.4). Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (30A-D5.1), ar

ranged chronologically. There is also a docket volume (30A-D5.2). Committee on Elections: contested election case of James Monroe v. David

Jackson, New York (30A-D6.1) and the case of Henry H. Sibley claiming a seat as Delegate from Visconsin Territory (30A-D6.2). Arranged by

subject. For minutes, see entry 351. Committee on Engraving: a report on the lithographic maps accompanying

the President's annual message of 1847 (30A-D7.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (30A-DE.l), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (30A-D8.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Indian Affairs: Cherokee Indians in North Carolina (30A-D9.1);

claims (30A-D9.2); revoking the license of W. G. and G. W. Ewing, Indian traders (30A-D9.3); and various subjects (30A-D9.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 30A-D9.2, which is arranged alpha

betically. Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (30A-D10.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (304-Dll.l), arranged alphabetically;

and a report on revision of the laws of the United States (30A-Dll.2).

There is also a docket volume (30A-D21.3). Committee on Mileage: a report on the mileage of Members of Congress (30A

D12.1). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (30A-D13.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (30A-D13.2), arranged chronologically. There is

also a docket volume (30A-D13.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: astronomical observations relating to naviga

tion (30A-D14.1); claims (30A-D14.2); railroad across the Isthmus of Panama (30A-114.3); steamer communication with China and the Sandwich Islands (30A-114.4); and various subjects (30A-114.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 30A-D14.2, which is arranged alphabetically.

Committee on Patents: claims for compensation, extension, and renewals of

patents (30A-D15.1); investigation of the Patent Office under the administration of Edmund Burke, Commissioner of Patents (30A-115.2); and various subjects (30A-115.3). Arranged chronologically within each group,

except 30A-D15.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (30A-D16.1), arranged

alphabetically; and various subjects (30A-116.2), arranged chronologi

cally. Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (30A-D17.1), arranged

alphabetically. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (30A-118.1),

arranged chronologically. Committee on Public Expenditures: various subjects (30A-119.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: claims (30A-D20.1); reduction of the price of

public land (30A-D20.2); Virginia military land warrants (30A-D20.3); and various subjects (30A-D20.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 30A-D20.1, which is arranged alphabetically. There is

also a docket volume (30A-D20.5). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (30A-D21.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. There is also a docket volume (30A-D21.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (30A-D22.1), arranged alpha

betically; and various subjects (30A-D22.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Roads and Canals: a report on the building of the Cumberland

Road (30A-D23.1).
Committee on the Territories: various subjects (30A-D24.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Ways and Means: duties on imports (30A-D25.1); Indian appro

priations (30A-D25.2); estimates from the Navy Department (30A-D25.3), the Post Office (30A-D25.4), the State Department (30A-D25.5), the Treasury Department (30A-D25.6), and the War Department (30A-D25.7); and various subjects (30A-D25.8). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Select committees: construction of a railroad from Lake Michigan to the

Pacific Ocean (30A-D26.1); families of deceased soldiers of the Mexican War (30A-D26.2); levying duties in the ports of Mexico during the war (30A-D26.3); patenting medicines (30A-D26.4); revising the penitentiary system of the District of Columbia (30A-D26.5); swamplands in Missouri and Arkansas (30A-D26.6); tobacco trade with Europe (30A-D26.7); rules and orders (30A-D26.8); pensions for widows and orphans of soldiers

killed during the Mexican War (30A-D26.9). Arranged by subject. Committee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 351.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 10 vols. 3 ft.

365 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1847 and 1848; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (30A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 30 vols. 6 ft. 366

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (30A-FI), the

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