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Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department: various subjects

(54A-F13.1), arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: a report on the

expenditure of the appropriation "Contingent Expenses, Treasury Depart

ment," for the fiscal year 1896 (54A-F14.1). Committee on Expenditures in the War Department: lists of outstanding

checks issued by disbursing officers of the Army (54A-F15.1) and inspection of money accounts of disbursing officers of the Army (54AF15.2). Arranged alphabetically within each group by name of station,

etc. Committee on Foreign Affairs: bills and resolutions referred to the com

mittee (54A-F16.1); atrocities committed upon the Armenians by the Turks (54A-F16.2); construction of war vessels on the Great Lakes (54A-F16.3); Cuban affairs (54A-F16.4); foreign awards and decorations (54A-F16.5); United States-Canadian boundary (54A-F16.6); and various subjects (54AF16.7). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F16.1, which is arranged numerically by bill or resolution, and 54A-F16.7, which is arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (54A

F16.8) and a docket volume (54A-F16.9). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: various subjects (54A-F17.1),

arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (54A-F17.2)

and 2 docket volumes (54A-F17.3). Committee on Indian Affairs: bills and resolutions referred to the com

mittee (54A-F18.1), arranged numerically; and various subjects (54AF18.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (54A

F18.3) and a docket volume (54A-F18.4). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: papers accompanying specific

bills and resolutions (54A-F19.1), arranged numerically; creation of a Department of Commerce and Manufactures (54A-F19.2), arranged chronologically; hearings (544-F19.3), arranged by subject; and various subjects (54A-F19.4), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of

minutes (54A-F19.5) and a docket volume (54A-F19.6). Committee on Invalid Pensions: bills referred to the committee (54A-F20.1).

arranged numerically; and various subjects (54A-F20.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (544-F20.3) and 5 docket

volumes (544-F20.4). Committee on the Judiciary: bills and resolutions referred to the com

mittee (546-F22.1); age of consent for girls in the District of Columbia (54A-F21.2); bankruptcy law (54A-F22.3); District of Columbia Court of Appeals (544-F21.4); hearings on the Northern Pacific Railroad (54A-F21.5); and various subjects (54A-F21.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F21.1, which is arranged numerically, and 54A-F21.6, which is arranged by subject. There are also a volume of

minutes (544-F21.7) and 2 docket volumes (54A-F21.8). Committee on Labor: administrative papers (544-F22.1); investigation of

irregularities at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (544-F22.2); and various subjects (544-F22.3). Arranged by subject. There are also a volume of

minutes (54A-F22.4) and a docket volume (54A-F22.5). Committee on the Library: administrative papers (54A-F23.1) and various

subjects (544-F23.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes (54A-F23.3) and a docket volume (54AF23.4).

Committee on Manufactures: various papers (54A-F24.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Merchant marine and Fisheries: bills and resolutions refer

red to the committee (54A-F25.1), arranged numerically; registry of the S. S. Kuhului (54A-F25.2), arranged chronologically; registry of the S. S. Miami (54A-F25.3), arranged chronologically; and various subjects (54A-F25.4), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes

(54A-F25.5) and a docket volume (54A-F25.6). Committee on military Affairs: various subjects (54A-F26.1), arranged by

subject. There are also a volume of minutes (54A-F26.2) and 3 docket

volumes (54A-F26.3). Committee on the Militia: bills referred to the cornmittee (54A-F27.1),

arranged numerically; a volume of minutes (54A-F27.2); and a docket

volume (54A-F27.3). Committee on Mines and Mining: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (54A-F28.1); Michigan Mining School (54A-F28.2); and mineral placer lands (54A-F28.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F28.l, which is arranged numerically. There is also a vol

ume of minutes (544-F28.4). Committee on Naval Affairs: administrative papers (54A-F29.1); investi

gation of the Brooklyn Navy Yard (54A-F29.2); reorganization of the Navy and Marine Corps (54A-F29.3); and various subjects (544-F29.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F29.4, which is

arranged by subject. Committee on Pacific Railroads: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (54A-F30.1), arranged numerically; hearings (54A-F30.2), arranged by subject; and Union Pacific Railroad (54A-F30.3), arranged chronologically. There are also a volume of minutes (54A-F30.47 and

a docket volume (54A-F30.5). Committee on Patents: bills and resolutions referred to the committee

(540-F31.1), arranged numerically; patent and copyright legislation (54A-F31.2), arranged chronologically; and various subjects (54A-F31.3), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes (54A-F31.4)

and a docket volume (54A-F31.5). Committee on Pensions: a volume of minutes (54A-F32.1) and a docket

volume (54A-F32.2). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: administrative papers (54A

F33.1); personnel of the Post Office Department (54A-F33.2); secondclass matter (54A-F33.3); Viashington City Post Office (54A-F33.4); and various subjects (54A-F33.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F33.5, which is arranged by subject. There are also

a volume of minutes (54A-F33.6) and a docket volume (544-F33.7). Committee on Printing: administrative papers (54A-F34.1); Office of the

Public Printer (54A-F34.2); and various subjects (54A-F34.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also a volume of minutes

(544-F34.4) and a docket volume (54A-F34.5). Committee on Private Land Claims: a volume of minutes (54A-F35.1) and a

docket volume (54A-F35.2). Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: bills referred to the committee

(544–136.1), arranged numerically; a volume of minutes (54A-F36.2); and a docket volume (54A-F36.3).

Committee on Public Lands: papers supporting specific bills and resolu

tions (54A-F37.1), arranged numerically; a volume of minutes (54A

F37.2); and a docket volume (54A-F37.3). Committee on Railways and Canals: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (54A-F38.1); incorporation of the Maritime Canal of North America (544-F38.2); and Lake Erie and Ohio River Ship Canal (54AF38.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F38.1, which is arranged numerically. There are also a volume of minutes

(54A-F38.4) and a docket volume (54A-F38.5). Committee on Reform in the Civil Service: bills and resolutions referred

to the committee (544-F39.1), arranged numerically; and various subjects (54A-F39.2), arranged by subject. There are also a volume of minutes

(54A-F39.3) and a docket volume (54A-F39.4). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (54A-F40.1); Florida (54A-F40.2); hearings (54A-F40.3); Illinois (54A-F40.4); Louisiana (54A-F40.5); maps and blueprints (54A-F40.6); Massachusetts (54A-F40.7); Michigan (54A-F40.8); Mississippi River (544F40.9); New York (54A-F40.10); Office of the Chief of Engineers, U. S. Army (544-F40.11); Ohio (54A-F40.12); Pennsylvania (544-740.13); a report on the levels of the Great Lakes (54A-F40.14); and various subjects (54A-F40.15). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F40.1, which is arranged numerically, and 54A-F40.6 and 54AF40.15, which are arranged by subject. There is also a volume of

minutes (546-540.16). Committee on the Territories: bills and resolutions referred to the

committee (54A-F41.1); New Mexico Territory (54A-F42.2); and various subjects (544-F41.3). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-F42.1, which is arranged numerically. There are also a volume

of minutes (54A-141.4) and a docket volume (54A-F41.5). Committee on liar Claims: various subjects (544-F42.1), arranged by sub

ject. Committee on liays and Neans: bills and resolutions referred to the con

mittee (54A-143.1); adulterated beer (54A-F43.2); alcohol (544-F43.3); cigarettes and tobacco (544-F43.4); condition of the national finances (54A-F43.5); fur seal herd (54A-F43.6); greenbacks (54A-F43.7); pay of collectors of customs (54A-F43.8); reciprocity treaties (54A-F43.9); tea (54A-F43.10); undervaluation of imports (54A-143.11); and various subjects (546-F43.12). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 54A-43.1, which is arranged numerically, and 54A-F43.12, which

is arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume (54A-F43.13). Committee of the whole House: various subjects (54A-F44.1), arranged by

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Select Committee to Investigate Soldiers' Home in Leavenworth, Kansas:

hearings (54A-145.1), arranged chronologically.

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0:{IGINALS OF P:{INTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 126 vols. 26 ft.

067 Original House documents, Ist session (54A-GI) and 2d session (544-G2). Arranged numerically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIAIS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

EGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH YERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 39 ft.

688 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Agriculture: appropriation for the extermination of the

gypsy moth (541-H2.1); distribution of seeds by the Department of Agriculture (544-H1.2); filled cheese (54A-H1.3); and various subjects

(54A-H2.4). Committee on Alcoholic Liquor Traffic: appointment of a national commis

sion to investigate the alcoholic liquor traffic (541-42.1); sale of beer and liquors at Fort Wadsworth and Bedloe's and Ellis Islands (54A

H2.2); and various subjects (54A-H2.3). Committee on Appropriations: coast defenses (54A-H3.1); preservation and

publication of the records of the Continental Congress (544-H3.2);

sectarian appropriations (544-43.3); and various subjects (54A-H3.4). Committee on Banking and Currency: various subjects (54A-H4.1). Committee on Claims: various subjects (54A-H5.1). Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures: adoption of the metric sys

tem (54A-H6.1); free and unlimited coinage of both silver and gold at

the ratio of 16 to I (54A-H6.2); and various subjects (54A-H6.3). Committee on the District of Columbia: age of consent for girls in the

District (54A-H7.1); liquor regulation (54A-H7.2); modernization of the lines of the Eckington and Soldiers Home Railway Co. (544-H7.3); regulation of fraternal beneficial societies, orders, and associations (54A-H7.4); Sunday observance (54A-H7.5); and various subjects (54A

H7.6). Committee on Education: establishment of a national university (54A-H8.1);

military training in the public schools (54A-H8.2); and various subjects

(54A-H8.3). Committee on Election of President, Vice President, and Representatives

in Congress: direct election of Senators (54A-H9.1); electoral vote of South Carolina (54A-H9.2); reduction of representation in Congress from certain southern States (54A-H9.3); and various subjects (54A

H9.4).
Committee on Elections No. 3: Speedy settlement of contested election

cases (54A-H10.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: Armenian massacre (54A-H11.1); Cuban in

dependence (54A-111.2); imprisonment of J. L. Vialler by the French Government (54A-H21.3); participation in the International Exposition in Paris 1900 (544-H11.4); Venezuelan boundary dispute and the settlement of international difficulties by arbitration (54A-H11.5); and

various subjects (54A-H11.6). Committee on Immigration and Naturalization: restriction of immigration

(544-H12.1) and sale of beer and liquor to immigrants on Ellis Island

(544-H12.2). Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (544-H13.1). Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce: antigambling legislation

(54A-H14.1); anti-ticket-scalping legislation (54A-H14.2); bridge over the Detroit River (544-H14.3); bridging the Niagara River at Grand Island (54A-H14.4); establishment of a Department of Commerce and Manufactures (54A-14.5); Government ownership and control of telegraph

or: alien contra an impartial commee labor from.com17.4).

lines (54A-H14.6); Nicaraguan canal (546- 14.7); protection of game, birds, and fish (54A-H14.8); toll charges over Rock Island Bridge (54A-414.9); transportation of ooscene matter (54A-14.10); uniform classification of freight (544-H14.ll); and various subjects (544

H14.12). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (54A-H15.1). Committee on the Judiciary: age of consent for girls in the District of

Columbia (54A-H16.1); Armenian massacres (54A-H16.2); constitutional amen dinent recognizing God as the source of all civil power (54A-H16.3); desecration of the United States flag (54A-H16.4); direct election of Senators (544-H16.5); sectarian appropriations (54A-H16.6); uniform

system of bankruptcy (544-116.7); and various subjects (54A-H16.8). Committee on Labor: alien contract labor (544-H17.1); industrial arbitra

tion and the establishment of an impartial commission to investigate the labor problem (54A-H17.2); protection of free labor from competi

tion with convict labor (54A-117.3); and various subjects (541-177.4). Committee on the Library: removal of the statue of père Marquette from

Statuary Hall (544-H18.1) and various subjects (54A-H18.2). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (54A-H19.1). Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries: various subjects (544-H20.1). Committee on the Militia: various subjects (54A-H21.1). Committee on Mines and Mining: various subjects (54A-H22.1). Committee on Naval Affairs: naval reserve (54A-H23.1); navy yards (544

H23.2); preservation of the frigate Constitution (544-H23.3); and

various subjects (54A-H23.4). Coromittee on Pacific Railroads : various subjects (54A-H24.1). Committee on Patents: registration of trade-marks and labels (54A-H25.1)

and various subjects (54A-H25.2). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: establishment of postal

savings banks (54A-H26.1); fourth-class postmasters (54A-H26.2); postal rates and second-class matter (54A-H26.3); reclassification and pay of

postal employees (54A-H26.4); and various subjects (544-H26.5). Committee on Printing: preservation and publication of the records of

the Continental Congress (54A-H27.1) and various subjects (54A-H27.2). Committee on Public Lands: free homesteads for settlers on public lands

in Oklahoma Territory and other areas (54A-H28.1) and various subjects

(54A-H28.2). Committee on Railways and Canals: various subjects (54A-H29.1). Committee on Rivers and Harbors: various subjects (54A-H30.1). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (54A-H31.1). Committee on Ways and Means: adulterated beer (54A-H32.1); filled cheese

(54A-H32.2); protection of agricultural staples by an export bounty (54A-H32.3); sugar (54A-1132.4); tea (54A-H32.5); Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition in Omaha (54A-H32.6); wool (544-H32.7); and various subjects (54A-H32.8).

ELECTION RECORDS. 2 ft.

689 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (54A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECORDS. 2 vols. 2 in.

Roll calls (54A-Kl), arranged chronologically.

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