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Committee on Printing: authorization to print the agricultural report of
Committee on Printers in German (371-112.1): obiects (374-G13.1):
Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (374-G13.1). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: claim of E. Leutze for deco
rating the Capitol (37A-414.1). Committee on Public Lands: bounty lands for military service in the liar
of 1812 (376-615.1); claims (37A-G15.2); Eastern Railroad land grants in Wisconsin (37A-G15.3); homestead law (374-ü15.4); survey of public lands in Kansas (374-15.5); increase in the pay of registers and receivers in land offices on the Pacific coast (37A-415.6); land grant to Minnesota to aid in the construction of the Minneapolis and Cedar Valley Railroad (374-415.7); land office in Nevada Territory (374425.8); public lands within the limits of Virginia City, Nevada Territory (37A-G15.9); sale of lands in the New York Indian Reservation in Kansas (374-625.10); public land grant for a Protestant University of the United States, Cincinnati, Ohio (37A-G15.11); public land grant to Michigan and Wisconsin to aid in the construction of roads (37A
05.12); and various subjects (374-G15.13). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (37A-G16.1), arranged
alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (37-417.1), ar
ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: Illinois and Michigan Canal (37A-G18.1)
and various subjects (37A-418.2). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (374-619.1). Committee on ways and Means: advice to Congress "to drop the Negro
question and attend to the business of the country" (376-420.1); national currency (37A-120.2); national debt (374-620.3); Kansas and Nebraska public lands (374-620.4); establishment of a branch mint in New York City (374-420.5); establishment of a branch mint in St. Louis (37A-G20.6); tariff (374-G20.7); taxes (374-620.8); and various sub
jects (37A-G20.9). Select Committees: on a National Armory (37A-G21.1); on a General Bank
ruptcy Law (37A-421.2); on the Defenses of the Great Lakes and Rivers (37A-G21.3); on Emancipation (374-421.4); on the Confiscation of Rebel Property (37A-G21.5); and on the Celebration of liashington's Birthday (37A-427.6).
ans: advices to of the country i20.3); Kansanta in
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATUR:S, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 7 in.
468 Grouped by subject as follows: claims (374-H1.1); abrogation of the reciprocity treaty between the United States and Great Britain (374-H1.2); and various subjects (37A-H1.3). Arranged chronologically within each group.
ELECTION RECORDS. 2 in.
469 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (37A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.
OTHER RECORDS. 9 in.
470 Two volumes of roll calls (37A-K1); original report on the "Astronomical and Meteorological Observations Made at the Naval Observatory
During the Year 1861" (374-K2); and various papers (37A-K3). chronologically within each group.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
RECORD BOOKS. 8 vols. i ft.
471 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (37C-AI); register of bills and resolutions passed (37C-A2); petition book (37C-A3); record of orders of the day (37C-A4); Union Calendar, 37th Congress, 2d session, to 38th Congress, 2d session (37C-A5); and 3 account books containing expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 37th Congress, 1st session, to 40th Congress, 3d session (37C-A6). For membership of standing and select committees, see entry 398; for a bill book of House bills based upon reports from the Court of Claims, and a register of reports from the Court of Claims, see entry 428; and for account books, for part of the 1st session, see entry 444.
OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.
Receipts for records withdrawn (37C-B1), arranged chronologically. For Clerk's letter book, see entry 415.
THIRTY-EIGITH CONGRESS, 1863-65
First Session, December 7, 1863-July 4, 1864
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. i ft.
Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (38A-Al); and legislative journal Ist session (38A-A2) and 2d session (38A-A3).
BIILS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 12 ft.
474 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (38A-B2); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon. which further action was taken (38A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (38A-B3); and 7 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (38A-B4). Arranged numerically within each group, except 38A-B3, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE
475 Senate bills (38A-c1) and Senate joint resolutions (38A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMRLITTEE REPORTS. 5 ft.
476 Original committee reports, Ist session (33#-D1) and 2d session (38AD2). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMMITTEE PAPERS. 8 ft.
477 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 434. Committee on Agriculture: a docket volume (38A-E2.1). Committee on claims: claims (38A-E3.1), arranged alphabetically. For
minutes, see en try 419; letter book, entry 434; a volume listing
claims, entry 449; and docket, entry 465. Committee on Commerce: amendment of laws in regard to the administering
of oaths by U. S. consuls abroad (384-E4.1); customhouse statistics of Portland, Maine, for the calendar year 1863 (38A-E4.2); modification of the Steamboat Act of Aug. 30, 1852 (38A-E4.3); and various subjects
(38A-E4.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: grounds of Columbia Institution
for the Deaf and Dumb (38A-E5.1) and W. 0. Goode's undated draft of a bill to enlarge the powers of the Alexandria Canal Co. (381-E5.2). Arranged by subject. There is also a volume containing both docket
entries and minutes (38A-E5.3). For another docket, see entry 465. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of James H. Birch v.
Austin A. King, Missouri (38A-E6.1); J. W. Crisfield v. John A. J. Creswell, Maryland (38A-E6.2); Jose M. Gallegos v. Francisco Perea, Territory of New Mexico (38A-E6.3); and H. M. Martin v. J. B. Grinnell,
Iowa (38A-E6.4). Arranged by subject. For minutes, see entry 419. Committee on Foreign Affairs: Anglo-American friction along the Canadian
Border (38A-E7.1); diplomatic and consular pay (38A-E7.2); the Italian consul at New York, and better execution of V. S. commercial treaties (38A-E7.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. For minutes
and a docket volume, see entry 465. Committee on Indian Affairs: completion of Henry R. Schoolcraft's Indian
history (38A-E8.1); copy of Maj. Gen. John Pope's views, Feb. 6, 1864, about Indian policy in the Department of the Northwest (38A-E8.2); Indian affairs in the Territories of Montana (38A-E8.3), New Mexico (38A-E8.4), and Utah (38A-E8.5); tribal concerns of the Apaches (38AE8.6), Cherokees (38A-E8.7), Chippewas, Ottawas, and Potawatomis (38AE8.8), Kansas (384-88.9), and Shawnees (38A-£8.10). Arranged chrono
logically within each group. Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (38A-E9.1), arranged alphabetically.
There is also a docket volume (38A-E9.2). For minutes, see entry 449;
and a docket, 1st session only, see entry 465. Committee on the Judiciary: court terms at Cairo, Ill. (38A-E10.1);
Federal courthouse at Boston, Mass. (38A-210.2); date of approval in Mar. 1863, of an act for the collection of abandoned property (38AEl0.3); views of Richard H. Dana, Jr., on desirable modifications to the judiciary system (384-810.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes, 38th Congress, 1st session, to 40th Congress, 1st session (381-E10.5); and a docket volume (38A-£10.6). For another volume of minutes and another docket
volume, each for part of the 1st session only, see entry 465. Committee on manufactures: two pages of docket entries, Feb. 16-May 2,
1864, chiefly recording petitions favoring a tariff on foreign wool (38A-221.l).
Committee on Military Affairs: tu.. aruu ulance bill (38A-E12.1); engineer
and other specialized troops (38A-E12.2); military justice (38A-E12.3); opinions of Dennis H. Mahan, a member of the faculty of the Military Academy, on the desirability of competitive examinations for entrance there, and for promotion of commissioned officers (38A-E12.4); papers from various agencies disclaiming the bureaucratic harboring of rebel sympathizers (38A-E12.5); pay and personnel of the Army (38A-E12.6); and various subjects (38A-E12.7). "Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (38A-E12.8) and a docket
volume (3811–12.9). Committee on Naval Affairs: channel marking in 1864, by the East Florida
Expedition, in the region of the St. Johns Hiver (384-613.1); contractors for constructing ironclads and river or harbor batteries (38AEl3.2); cost of confinement of civilian detainees (38A-E13.3); invitations extended to the committee (38A-E13.4); marine engines (38A-E13.5); Medical Department of the Navy (38A-E13.6); Navy commissions for civilian professors of the Naval Academy (38A-E13.7); navy yards and depots (38A-E13.8); pensions and retirement (38A-E13.9); personnel (38A-E13.10); recruiting frauds and problems (38A-E13.11); steam power experimentation and performance (38A-E13.12); treaty of 1817 in respect to naval forces upon the Great Lakes (38A-E13.13). Arranged chronologically within
each group. Committee on Patents: extension of the Goodyear india rubber patent
(38A-614.1); the Milton Finkle patent for a wire device (38A-E14.2); and the Russell D. Bartlett patent for an improvement in lathes for turning hoe handles (38A-E14.3). Arranged chronologically within
each group. There is also a docket volume (38A--14.4). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: amen dnent of an act of Mar.
3, 1863, covering the franking of mail addressed to executive departments (38A-E15.1); interchange of mails between the United States and Canada (38A-615.2); the Overland Mail, especially from Atchison, Kans., to Salt Lake City, Utah (381-15.3); and various subjects (38A-625.4).
Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Private Land Claims: For docket, see entry 465. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: construction and improvement
projects (38A-E17.1); membership of the committee (38A-E17.2); occupancy of the Viinder Building, and leasing of office space (38A-E17.3); salaries and personnel (38A-E17.4); Silas Seymour, chief engineer and general superintendent of the Washington Aqueduct, and other persons accused of
misconduct (38A-617.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Public Expenditures: correspondence and papers about the
New York Customhouse investigation (38A-E18.1). For docket, see entry
Committee on Public Lands: California land claims and concessions (38A
E19.1); compensation of A. R. Parker for cartography for the committee (38A-E19.2); confiscation and sale of lands abandoned by secessionists in Northern Texas (38A-019.3); establishment of land offices and districts (384-w19.4); establishment of a Mining Department (38A-319.5); La Nana and Las Ormigas grants in Louisiana (38A-£19.6); land grants for educational purposes (384-619.7); mineral lands (384-419.8); provision of homesteads for military service (38A-£19.9); quieting of land
titles along the Georgia-Florida boundary (38A-*19.10); railroads (38A-E19.11); relief of Eugene L. Guthrie, a Michigan homesteader (38A-819.12); relief of purchasers and locators of swamp and overflow lands (38A-E19.13); renting of the main Farallon Island, off the California coast, to halt a local "Egg Var" (33A-u19.14); rivers and canals (38A-E19.15); setting aside of an Apache Indian reservation at Bosque Rodondo, N. Mex. (38A-219.16). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume (384-E19.17). For minutes,
see entry 419. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (3&il-E20.1), arranged alpha
betically. For a volume containing both minute and docket entries,
see entry 465. Committee on the Territories: a pamphlet, Laws of the Territory of New
Mexico With the Joint Resolutions Passed by the Legislative Assembly at the Session of 1863-64, Theodore S. Greiner, translator, printed at Albuquerque, 184 (38A-E21.1); and a proposed bill for the relief of the citizens of Great Salt Lake City, Territory of Utah (384-E21.2).
For minutes, see entry 434. Committee on Ways and Means: appointments to membership on various House
committees (38.1-E22.1); at tested copies of House resolutions (38A-E22.2); claims (38A-E22.3); commodity tariff or other commodity taxation (38AE22.4); education (38A-E22.5); Government personnel (3 EA-E22.6); papers from or about an Academy of National Sciences (381-622.7), the Attorney General's Office (384-322.8), the Commissioner of Public Buildings (38AE22.9), and the Government Printing Office (38A-E22.10); papers from or about the executive departments: Agriculture (38A-E22.11), Interior (38A-E22.12), Navy (38A-E22.13), Post Office (38A-E22.14), State (38AE22.15), Treasury (38A-E22.16), and War (38.-E22.17); and papers about tariff policy (38A-E22.18), taxation policy (38A-E22.19), and various subjects (384-322.20). Arranged chronologically within each group, except that 38A-622.2, 38.1-E22.3, 384-322.4, and 38A-E22.19 are ar
ranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume (38A-E22.21). Select Committees: Appointed to Investigate Certain Charges Against the
Commissioner of Patents (38A-E23.1); on Emancipation (38A-623.2); on Immigration (38A-E23.3); on the Northeastern Defenses (38A-E23.4); on a Railroad From New York to si ashington (38A-223.5); and on the Rebellious States (386-823.6).
ORIGINALS OF PRINT ED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 60 vols. 18 ft.
478 Original executive documents, lst session (381-Fi) and 2d session (384-F2), arranged by agency of origin, thereunder numerically. Original miscellaneous documents, Ist session (38A-F3) and 2d session (384-F4), arranged numerically.
PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, ND RELATED
479 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: claim of Charles B. Shirley (38A-G1.l). Committee on Claims: claims (38A-G2.1), arranged alphabetically by peti