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Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (51A-H6.1); appointment of
honorably discharged soldiers and sailors as lighthouse keepers (51AH6.2); bridges and tunnels (51A-H6.3); customs districts, customs offices, and ports of entry (51A-H6.4); establishment of a Department of Commerce (51A-H6.5); free transportation of oil or petroleum bar rels by railroads (51A-46.6); granting the use of Government piers to private firms or corporations (511-46.7); harbor improvements (51A76.8); interstate commerce law (51A-H6.9); Life-Saving Service (51AH6.10); long and short hauls and the division of traffic anong railroad companies (51A-216.ll); Niagara and Nicaraguan Canals (51A-H6.12); payment of commissions or compensation for procuring or influencing passenger transportation and sale of railroad tickets by persons other than authorized agents (51A-H6.13); railroad safety and safety devices (51A-H6.14); transportation of intoxicating liquors into States and Territories contrary to and in violation of the laws, and "Original Package" decision of the U. S. Supreme Court (51A-H6.15); transportation rates for commercial travelers in inters tate commerce (51A-16.16);
and various subjects (51A-H6.17). Committee on the District of Columbia: Breckinridge bill to prevent forced
labor on Sunday (51A-H7.1); construction of the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad (51A-H7.2); and removal of the Baltimore and Potomac depot
(51A-H7.3). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Chinese exclusion (511-48.1); liquor
traffic in the Congo (51A-H8.2); reciprocal trade with Canada (511H8.3); reciprocal trade with Mexico, Brazil, and other South American countries (51A-18.4); New York City as the site of the liorld's Fair of 1892 (511-48.5); treatment of the Jews in Russia (51A=!18.6); and
various subjects (51A-H8.7). Committee on Indian Affairs: Cherokee Strip (51A-H9.1); Chickasaw Indians
(51A-H9.2); education and schools (51A-49.3); removal of the Southern
Utes (51A-H9.4); and various subjects (51A-H9.5). Committee on Invalid Pensions: Army nurse pensions (51A-H10.1); dependent
pensions (51A-H10.2); granting of pensions to prisoners of war (51AH10.3); repeal of the limitations clause of the "Arrears Pension Act of 1379" (51A-H10.4); repeal of special limitation on pension claims of State militiamen (51A-H10.5); service pensions, pension plans, and
legislation (51A-h10.6); and various subjects (51A-H10.7). Committee on the Judiciary: election of Senators by direct vote (51A
Hll.l); increased salaries for judges of U. S. district courts (51AH11.2); international copyrights (51A-H21.3); manufacture and sale of oleomargarine (51A-21.4); "National Prohibitory Constitutional Amend.ment" (51A-H21.5); relief of the Supreme Court of the United States (51A-Hì1.6); Sunday rest law (51A-H11.7); transportation of intoxicating liquors into States and Territories contrary to and in violation of the laws, and "Original Package" decision of the U. S. Supreme Court (51A-111.8); uniforia system of bankruptcy (51A-H11.9); woman
suffrage (51A-H21.10); and various subjects (51A-Hll.ll). Committee on Levees and Improvements of the Mississippi River: various
subjects (51A-H12.1). Committee on Merchant Larine and Fisheries: a load line bill for safety
of loaded vessels (514-H13.1); tonnage bill (51A-H13.2); and various
subjects (51A-H13.3). Committee on military Affairs: various subjects (51A-H14.1).
ment", zim.2.52A-111.% igats (51A-:11s. districct vote (514
Zway station and stres tostal clerks (51A-11%
Committee on Naval Affairs: Naval Reserve Corps (51A-H15.1); coast de
fenses (51A-H15.2); navy yards and docks (51A-H15.3); and various sub
jects (51A-H15.4). Committee on Patents: international copyrights (51A-H16.1) and various
subjects (51A-H16.2). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: annual leave, hours of work,
and compensation of postal clerks and employees (51A-H17.1); increased pay for fourth-class postmasters (51A-417.2); increased pay of letter carriers (51A-H17.3); postage rates (51A-H17.4); postal telegraph (514117.5); railway station and street mailboxes (51A-H17.6); reclassifying and fixing the salary of railway postal clerks (51A-H17.7); return of second-class mail matter (51A-H17.8); transmission of obscene matter
through the mail (51A-H17.9); and various subjects (51A-H17.10). Committee on Printing: adoption of the "short method of spelling" by the
Government Printing Office (51A-H18.1); completion and publication of the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion (51A-H18.2); wages paid by the Government Printing Office (514-H18.3); and various subjects
(51A-H18.4). Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (51A-H19.1). Committee on Railways and Canals: canals (51A-H20.1); protection of
trainmen and other railroad emoloyees in handling locomotives, freight trains, and freight cars engaged in interstate commerce (51A-H20.2);
and various subjects (51A-H20.3). Comunittee on Rivers and llarbors: complete system of levees on the misis
sippi River from Cairo to the Gulf to prevent floods and to improve navigation (51A-H21.1); improvement of Galveston Harbor (51A-H21.2); improvement of various rivers and harbors (51A-H21.3); and various sub
jects (511-H21.4). Committee on the Territories: Arizona (51A-H22.1); Idaho (51A-H22.2);
New mexico (51A-H22.3); Oklahoma (51A-H22.4); and Utah (51A-H22.5). Committee on Viays and jeans: adulteration of lager beer (511-1123.1);
bounty on flour exported in American vessels (51A-H23.2); commodity tariffs (51A-H23.3); commodity taxation (514-823.4); improvement of Galveston Harbor (51A-H23.5); income tax (51A-H23.6); McKinley Tariff bill (51A-123.7); Mexican ore and reciprocal relations with that country (51A-H23.8); modification of existing laws relating to duties on imports and collection of the revenue (51A-H23.9); reciprocal trade with Canada and South America (516-H23.10); subtreasury plän (516H23.11); tax rebates and drawbacks on smoking tobacco, snuff, and burlap (516-H23.12); trusts, combines, and monopolies (51A-H23.13); and various subjects (51A-H23.14). 51A-H23.3 and 51A-H23.4 are arranged
alphabetically by connodity. Select Committee on the alcoholic Lvuor Traffic: adulteration of lager
beer (51A-H24.1); commission to investigate the alcoholic liquor traffic and social vices (51A-:124.2); liquor traffic in the Congo (51A-H24.3); "National Prohibitory Constitutional Amendment" (51AH24.4); sale of fermented liquors within soldiers' homes, arsenals, recruiting stations, and navy yards (51A-H24.5); transportation of intoxicating liquors into States and Territories contrary to and in violation of the laür, and the "Original package" decision of the U. S.
Supreme Court (51A-H24.6); and various subjects (51A-H24.7). Select Committee on the Election of President, Vice President, and Repre
sentatives in Congress: various subjects (51A-H25.1). Select Committee on the Eleventh Census: electrical industry (51A-H26.1);
establishment of a permanent Census Office (51A-H26.2); home and farm
ownership and mortgages (51A-H26.3); and various subjects (51A-H26.4). Select Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: Chinese exclusion
(51A-H27.1); restriction of immigration (51A-H27.2); and various sub
jects (51A-H27.3). Select Committee on Indian Depredation Claims: adjudication and payment
of Indian depredation claims (51A-H28.1). Select Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands: irrigation in various
States and Territories (51A-H29.1), arranged alphabetically by State
or Territory; and various subjects (51A-H29.2). Select Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: various subjects (51A
H30.1). Select Committee on the World's Fair: conducting Fair business on Sunday
(51A-H31.1); Chicago as a site for the Fair (51A-H31.2); Washington as a site for the Fair (51A-H31.3); and various subjects (51A-H31.4).
ELECTION RECORDS. 3 ft.
Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (51A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 ft.
952 Three volumes of roll calls (51A-Kl), arranged chronologically; and various papers (51A-K2), arranged by subject.
Records of Impeachment Proceedings
IMPEACHMENT OF ALECK BOARMAN. 3 in.
653 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Aleck Boarman, U. S. Judge for the Western District of Louisiana (51B-AI).
Records of the Office of the Clerk
RECORD BOOKS. ll vols. 2 ft.
House bill book (510-Al); House resolution book (510-A2); Senate bill and resolution book (51C-A3); individual ledger (51C-A4); register of committee reports (51C-A5); register of private bills receiving a favorable committee report (51C-A6); and record of documents sent out by the Clerk on request of Hon. J. M. Wiley, a Representative from New York (51C-A7). For registers of papers from committees, of papers referred to committees, of papers received from the Senate, and of papers sent to the Senate, see entry 616.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 in.
Receipts for records withdrawn (510-31), arranged chronologically; and various papers (516-B2), arranged by subject.
FIFTY-SECOND CONGRESS, 1891-93
First Session, December 7, 1891-August 5, 1892
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. ll vols. 3 ft.
Minute books, 1st and 2d sessions (52A-Al); and legislative journal, 1st session (52A-A2); and 2d session (52A-A3).
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 23 ft.
Fifty volumes of original House bills (52A-11); l volume of original House joint resolutions (52A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (52A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (52A-B4); desk copies of House bills passed (52A-85); desk copies of House joint resolutions passed (52A-B6); and 10 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (52A-B7). Arranged numerically within each group, except 52A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 52A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.
BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE
658 Senate bills (52A-cl) and Senate joint resolutions (52A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.
ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 60 ft.
Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (52A-D1). Arranged alphabetically by person, State, Territory, or subject.
COMMITTEE REPORTS. 37 vols. 9 ft.
Original committee reports, 1st session (52A-El) and 2d session (524E2). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMMITTEE PAPERS. 70 ft.
661 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: a volume of minutes (52A-F1.l) and a docket vol
ume (52A-F1.2). For statement of accounts before the committee, see
entry 648. Committee on Agriculture: administrative papers (52A-F2.1); establish
ment of grain standards (52A-F2.2); hearings (52A-F2.3); work of the Botanical Division (52A-F2.4); and various subjects (52A-F2.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 52A-F2.3, which is
arranged numerically by bill. Committee on Appropriations: deficiency bill (52A-F3.1); District of
Columbia bill (52A-F3.2); fortifications bill (52A-F3.3); investigation of the management of the Viorld's Columbian Exposition (52A-F3.4); legislative, executive, and judicial bill (52A-F3.5); pension bill
Logically within each gromnom subjects (324
committee on an docket volume upon There Sects, (52A-F2.pors (52A-F
(52A-F3.6); sundry civil expenses bill (52A-F3.7); and various subjects (52A-F3.8). Arranged by agency of origin or by subject within each group, except 52A-F3.8, which is arranged chronologically. There is
also a volume of minutes (52A-F3.9). Committee on Banking and Currency: administrative papers (52A-F4.1);
hearings (52A-F4.2); and various subjects (52A-F4.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A
F4.4) and a docket volume (52A-F4.5). Committee on Claims: a volume of minutes (52A-F5.1) and 3 docket volumes
(52A-F5.2). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: a volume of minutes (52A
F6.1) and a docket volume (52A-F6.2). Committee on the District of Columbia: a volume of minutes (52A-F7.1)
and a docket volume (52A-F7.2). Committee on Education: administrative papers (52A-F8.1) and various
subjects (52A-F8.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
Andrew Stewart, Pennsylvania (52A-F9.1), Henry T. Noyes v. Hosea H.
F9.10). Committee on Enrolled Bills: a volume relating to the enrollment of bills
and resolutions (52A-F10.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Agriculture: statements
of expenditures of the Department for the fiscal years 1891 and 1892 (52A-F11.1), arranged chronologically. There are also a volume of
minutes (52A-F11.2) and a docket volume (52A-F11.3). Committee on Expenditures in the Interior Department: a volume of minutes
(52A-F12.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Department of Justice: a docket volume
(52A-F13.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: a volume of minutes
(52A-F14.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department: reports on con
tracts for carrying the mail during the fiscal years 1891 and 1892
(52A-F15.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: administrative
papers (52A-F16.1) and various subjects (52A-F16.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (52A
F16.3) and a docket volume (52A-F16.4). Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: abstracts of articles
purchased for the Army (52A-817.1); lists of outstanding checks issueci