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Committee on Manufactures: duties (32A-Gll.l) and exhibits at London Fair
of 1851 (32A-G11.2). Committee on Military Affairs: civilian superintendents for national ar
mories (324-G12.1); claims (32A-G12.2); and various subjects (32A-412.3). Committee on Naval Affairs: aid to the Collins Line of steamships (32A
G13.1); corporal punishment in the Navy (32A-G13.2); mail steamers (32AG13.3); navy yards and drydocks (32A-G13.4); spirit rations in the Navy
(32A-G13.5); and various subjects (32A-G13.6). Committee on Patents: extension of the patent of Uri Eamons for a cylin
drical planing machine (32A-614.1); extension of the patent of Cyrus H. McCormick for improvements in reaping machines (32A-G14.2); extension of the patent of Zebulon and Austin Parker for improvements in the applican tion of hydraulic power (32A-G14.3); extension of the Woodworth patent for the planing of boards (32A-G14.4); protection of patent rights (32A
G14.5); and various subjects (32A-G14.6). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: construction of an air line
railroad from New York to Washington for transportation of the mails (32A-G15.1); mail routes (32A-G15.2); mail steamers (32A-G15.3); Sunday mails (32A-G15.4); Wheeling Bridge (32A-G15.5); and various subjects
(32A-G15.6). Committee on Printing: various subjects (32A-G16.1). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (32A-G17.1), arranged
alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: bridges over the Potomac River
(32A-G18.1); Washington waterworks (32A-G18.2); and various subjects
(32A-G18.3). Committee on Public Lands: additional compensation for registers and re
ceivers of land offices for locating military-bounty-land warrants (32AG19.1); grant of lands to aid educational and eleemosynary institutions (32A-G19.2); grant of lands to aid the construction of railroads (324G19.3); land offices (32A-G19.4); modification of the Military Bounty Land Act of 1850 to give 160 acres of land to soldiers of the War of
1812 (32A-419.5); and various subjects (32A-419.6). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (32A-G20.1), arranged
alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (32A-G21.1), ar
ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: construction of a canal around the falls
at Sault Sainte Marie, Mich. (32A-G22.1); construction of a railroad to the Pacific Ocean, particularly Asa lihitney's proposal (32A-G22.2); and
various subjects (324-G22.3). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (32A-G23.1). Committee on Ways and Means: additional appropriation for the national
armory at Harpers Ferry (32A-G24.1); branch mints (32A-G24.2); capitation tax on immigrants (32A-G24.3); cigars and tobacco (32A-G24.4); claims against the United States for debts of the Republic of Texas (32A-G24.5); colonization of free Negroes in Liberia (32A-G24.6); customhouses (32A-G24.7); increased coinage of silver (32A-G24.8); increase of 20 percent in the pay of clerks and messengers in the executive departments (32A-G24.9); tariff on iron, coal, glass, and cotton (32A-G24.10);
tariff on salt, ivory, and raw silk (32A-G24.11); and various subjects (32A-G24.12).
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
394 Grouped by subject as follows: amendment of the Military Bounty Land Act of 1850 to give 160 acres of land to soldiers of the War of 1812 (32AH2.1); creation of a new land district in western Iowa, and the establishment of the land office at Kanesville (320-H1.2); grant of lands to aid education (32A-H1.3); grant of lands for aid to the indigent insane (32AH2.4); grant of lands to aid the construction of railroads (32A-H1.5); homestead bill (32A-41.6); increased compensation for locating land warrants (32A-H1.7); land grants for the construction of plank or macadamized roads (324-H1.8); land grants of 160 acres for each member of the Western Farm and Village Association of New York (32A-H1.9); pensions (32A-H1.10); and various subjects (32A-H2.11). Arranged chronologically within each group.
ELECTION RECORDS. 2 in.
395 Credentials of Representatives (32A-Jl), arranged alphabetically by State. ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE MISCELLANEOUS DOCUMENTS. 4 vols. 9 in. 396
Original miscellaneous documents, 1st session (32A-K2) and 2d session (32A-K2). Arranged numerically within each group.
OTHER RECORDS. 9 in.
397 Two volumes of roll calls (32A-2), arranged chronologically; and various papers (32A-L2), arranged by subject.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
For transcribed or printed reports of the Committee on the Territories, see entry 217; the Committee on Military Affairs, entry 288; the Committee on Ways and Means, entry 302; the Committee on Private Land Claims and the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, entry 317; the Committee on the Post Office and post Roads, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 345; and the Committee on Claims and the Committee on Elections, entry 359.
RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. 2 ft.
Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (32C-A2); petition book (32C-A2); register of House bills (32C-A3); register of resolutions sent to the President, heads of departments, and committees, 32d Congress, Ist session, to 36th Congress, 1st session (32C-A4); register of House documents, reports, and bills (32C-A5); register of executive documents (32C-16); register of miscellaneous documents (32C-A7); compilation of House membership by State, 1789-1853 (32C-A8); membership of standing and select committees, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 38th Congress, 2d session (32C-A9); newspaper book (32C-A10); and contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 33d Consress, 1st session (32C-1]]).
OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.
399 Memoranda of the Clerk's Office, including evidence of items withdrawn from his custody (32C-B1), arranged alphabetically by subject. For letter book of outgoing correspondence, see entry 360.
INDEXES. 2 vols. 4 in
400 Index to private claims, 32d Congress, 1st session, to 33d Congress, 2d session (32C-Cl) and indexed register of House and Senate documents, reports, and bills (32C-C2).
THIRTY-THIRD CONGRESS, 1853-55
First Session, December 5, 1853-August 7, 1854
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 4 vols. 1 ft.
Minute book, Ist and 2d sessions (33A-AI); and legislative journal, Ist session (33A-A2) and 2d session (33A-A3).
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 6 ft.
402 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (33ABl); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (33A-B2); and 8 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (33A-B3). Arranged numerically within each group. There are also a simple resolution of Aug. 7, 1854 (33A-B4), and the enrolled parchment of a vetoed House bill, H. R. 392 (33A-B5).
BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.
Senate bills (33A-cı), arranged numerically.
COMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 12 ft.
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 377. Committee on Agriculture: For docket, see entry 390. Committee on Claims: claims (33A-D1.), arranged alphabetically; and var
ious subjects (33A-11.2), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (33A-D1.3). For letter book, see entry 293; and minutes, entry
Committee on Commerce: claims . (33A-D2.1); apprenticeship in the merchant
marine service (33A-D2.2); cargo of vessels (33A-D2.3); navigation, revenue, and collection laws (33A-D2.4); passenger regulations at the port of Bremerhaven, Germany (33A-D2.5); port of entry and collection district at Island Pond, Vt. (33A-D2.6); railroads (33A-D2.7); river, harbor, and channel improvements (33A-D2.8); warehousing system for imports into the United States (33A-D2.9); and wreck of the vessel
Aberdeen in San Francisco Bay (33A-D2.10). Arranged chronologically
within each group, except 33A-D2.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the District of Columbia: claims (33A-D3.1), arranged alpha
betically; and a paper relating to the water supply of Washington (33A
D3.2). There is also a docket volume (33A-D3.3).
Jose Manuel Gallegos, New Mexico Territory (33A-D4.1), and a Leakesville,
N. C. voting list (33A-D4.2). Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: a report on reparations
to Joseph G. Kennedy for damage to 2 buildings rented to the Government
(33A-D5.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (33A-D6.1); Amazon River navigation
(33A-D6.2); Cuban port charges against the vessel Black Warrior (33AD6.3); diplomatic and consular system of the United States (33A-D6.4); and a Hong Kong consular report on shipwrecked Americans (33A-D6.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 33A-D6.1, which is
arranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume (33A-D6.6). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (33A-07.1); affairs in the Territory
of New Mexico (33A-D7.2); claimants for Cherokee emoluments (33A-07.3); Indian depredations (33A-07.4); Indians in the United States military service (33A-D7.5); Indian treaties (33A-D7.6); and schools for Indians (33A-D7.7). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 33A
D7.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (33A-D8.1), arranged alphabetically.
There is also a docket volume (33A-18.2). Committee on the Judiciary: claims (33A-19.1); chaplains in the civil and
military service of the United States (33A-D9.2); deserters from foreign vessels in American ports (33A-19.3); financial report of the clerk of the U. S. courts in the Western District of Virginia (33A-D9.4); land titles and surveys (33A-D9.5); Rhode Island controversy involving Thomas Vi. Dorr (33A-19.6); steamboat Martha Vlashington (33A-19.7); temperance in the Capital City (33A-19.8); and Federal prisons and confinement conditions in New York City (33A-19.9). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 33A-D9.l, which is arranged alphabetically.
There is also a docket volume (33A-D9.10). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (33A-D10.1); Army pay and efficiency
(33A-D10.2); equestrian statue of George Washington for New York City (33A-D10.3); Fayetteville Arsenal, N. C. (33A-110.4); indemnification of the militia of New Mexico for service in suppressing Indian hostilities (33A-D10.5); military posts and stations (33A-D10.6); nonmilitary personnel employed in the Viar Department, 1853 (33A-D10.7); obstruction of travel and communication by rioting citizenry of Erie, Pa. (33AD10.8); rations of a Colonel Benton (33A-D10.9); refunding the expenses of Utah Territory incurred in suppressing Indian hostilities (33AD10.10); and roads and bridges in the several Territories (33A-D10.11). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 33A-D10., which is
arranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume (33A-D10.12). Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (33A-011.l), arranged alphabetically;
and a report on life-saving equipment for American vessels (33A-D11.2).
Committee on Patents: firearms (33A-D12.1); harvesting and reaping machines
(33A-012.2); power printing presses (33A-D12.3); steam propelling improvements (33A-D12.4); water-wheel improvements (33A-D12.5); and fabrication of cloth without spinning or weaving (33A-112.6). Arranged by
subject. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (33A-013.1), arranged
alphabetically; and various subjects (33A-D13.2), arranged by subject.
There is also a docket volume (33A-D13.3). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (33A-D14.1), arranged
alphabetically. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: various subjects (33A-015.1),
arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (33A-D15.2). Committee on Public Lands: claims (33A-D26.1); geological survey of the
Territories of Oregon and Washington (33A-D16.2); land grants to States and Territories for the benefit of indigent insane (33A-D16.3); land grants in aid of construction of the Niagara Ship Canal (33A-116.4); land grants in aid of railroad construction (33A-D16.5); and various subjects (33A-116.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 33A-D16.l, which is arranged alphabetically. There are also a
volume of minutes (33A-D16.7) and a docket volume (33A-D16.8). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (33A-017.1), arranged alpha
betically. There is also a docket volume (33A-117.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (33A-D18.1), arranged alpha
betically. Committee on the Territories: claim of Graston Baker (33A-919.1); codifi
cation of the laws and printing of the records of the Territories of Oregon and New Mexico (33A-019.2); improvement of military roads and bridges in the Territory of New Mexico (33A-019.3); legislation of the Territorial Government of New Mexico (33A-019.4); and right-of-way and grant of land in aid of the construction of a Pacific-to-Atlantic subterranean telegraph line (33A-119.5). Arranged by subject. There is
also a docket volume (33A-119.6). Committee on ways and Means: reports on bills pertaining to appropriations
and revenue, to reimbursement of Maryland for expenditures incurred during the War of 1812, and to reimbursement of California for duties collected there; 1848-49, prior to specific extension of the revenue laws of the United States (33A-D20.1); papers from or about the Secretary of the Senate (33A-D20.2), the Clerk of the House of Representatives (33AD20.3), various Members of the House of Representatives (33A-D20.4), the Library of Congress (331-D20.5), the Superintendent of Public Printing (331-D20.6), the Reporter of the Supreme Court (33A-D20.7), the President of the United States (33A-D20.8), the U. S. Capitol extension, and the Washington Aqueduct Office (33A-D20.9), the Department of State (33AD20.10), the Department of the Treasury (33A-D20.11), the Department of War (33A-D20.12), the Office of the Attorney General (33A-D20.13), the Post Office Department (33A-D20.14), the Department of the Interior (33A-D20.15), and the Office of the Commissioner of Public Buildings (33A-D20.16); and various subjects (33A-D20.17). Arranged chronologi
cally within each group. Select Committees: on the Alteration of the Text of the Minnesota Railroad
Bill (33A-D21.1); on Charges Preferred by B. E. Green Against Hon. T. H.