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Committee of the Whole House: importation of goods from Great Britain, her

colonies, or dependencies (12A-F12.1); post roads (124-F22.2); government of Louisiana Territory (12A-F12.3); relief of infirm, disabled, and superannuated officers and soldiers (12A-F12.4); patent bill (12A-F12.5); and various subjects (12A-F12.6).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. I ft.

114 Grouped by subject as follows: against war (12A-G1.1); the embargo (12AG1.2); opening of post offices and carrying mails on the Sabbath (12A-41.3); and various subjects (12A-F1.4). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTIONS RECORDS. 8 in.

Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (124-Hl), arranged alpham betically by State or Territory.

116

OTHER RECORDS. 1/2 in.

Various papers (12A-Jl), arranged by subject.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For petition book, see entry 93. For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, see entry 27; and for index to other committee reports and to reports and communications from executive departments, see entry 9.

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RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 2 vols. 6 in.

Transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, 12th Congress, 1st ses sion, to 16th Congress, 1st session (12C-Al); and select committees, 12th Congress, 1st session, to 14th Congress, 1st session (12C-A2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 72; the Committee on Accounts and the Committee on Public Lands, entry 82; and the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry

94.

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 2 vols.

Oin.
6 in.

118 Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of State, 12th Congress, 1st session, to 14th Congress, 1st session (12C-B1); and the Secrotary of the Treasury (12C-B2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports from the Secretary of the Navy see entry 44; and the Secretary of War, entry 52.

OTHER RECORDS. 1/2 in.

Receipts for records withdrawn (120-cı), arranged alphabetically by subject.

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THIRTEENTH CONGRESS, 1813-15

First Session, May 24-August 2, 1813
Second Session, December 6, 1813-April 18, 1814
Third Session, September 19, 1814-March 3, 1815

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 4 vols. 9 in.

120 Legislative journal and a secret journal, 1st session (13A-AI) and 2d session (13A-A2); minute book, 3d session (13A-A3); and legislative journal and a secret journal, 3d session (13A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 2 ft.

122 Original House bills and House bills upon which further action was taken (13A-B1); original House joint resolutions (13A-B2); a simple resolution relating to expediency of establishing certain post roads (13A-B3); and a volume of engrossed House bills and several loose engrossed bills upon which the Senate did not take favorable action (13A-B4). Arranged numërically within each group, except 13A-B2, which is arranged chronologically.

BILIS ANU RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 1 in.

122 House amendments to Senate bills (13A-C1); conference reports on Senate bills (13A_C2); and Senate joint resolutions (13A-C3). Arranged numerically within each group, except 13A-C3, which is arranged chronologically.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 4 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specifieds Committee on Accounts: various subjects (13A-.1), arranged chronologi.

cally. Committee on Claims: various subjects (13A-D2.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: various subjects (13A-D3.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (13A-D4.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Burwell Bassett v.

Thomas M. Bayley, Virginia (13A-D5.1); B. B. Blydenburgh and Peter Jay
V. John Lefferts and Ebenezer Sage, New York (13A-D5.2); William Kelly
V. Thomas K. Harris, Tennessee (13A-05.3); John Taliaferro v. John P.
Hungerford, Virginia (13A-D5.4); and Isaac Williams v. John M. Bowers,

New York (13A-D5.5). Arranged by subject.
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: relations with Great Britain and

France (13A-D6.1), arranged chronologically.
Committee on the Judiciary: salary of district judges (13A-07.1) and vari-

ous subjects (13A-07.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Military Affairs, Select: militia and militia laws (13A-D8.1),

arranged chronologically. Committee on the Naval Establishment, Select: privateers and prizes (13A

D9.1) and various subjects (13A-D9.2). Arranged chronologically within

each group. There is also a volume entitled Rules, Regulations, and

Instructions for the Naval Service of the United States TIZA-D9.3). Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (13A

Dl0.1), arranged alphabetically. Conmittee on the Post Office and Post Roads: post roads (13A-D21.1) and

various subjects (13A-D11.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on Public Expenditures: a report relating to examinations into

expenditures of public money (13A-D12.1). Committee on Public Lands: communications from General Land Office (13A

D13.1) and various subjects (13A-D13.2). Arranged chronologically within

each group. Committee on Ways and means: completion of the Post Office Building (13A

D14.1); distillers (13A-D14.2); military establishment (139-114.3); and Various subjects (13A-114.4). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Other select committees: business of the House of Representatives (13A

D15.1); circumstances attending the destruction, by the enemy, of the office of Patrick Magruder, Clerk of the House of Representatives (13AD15.2); inquiry into the success of the enemy against Washington and Alexandria and into the destruction of public buildings and property (13A-115.3); and various subjects (13A-D15.4). Arranged by subject.

PRESIDENT 'S MESSAGES. 2 vols. 5 in.

124 Annual messages, 1813 and 1814; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (13A-E2). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 1 ft.

125 Reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury, including l volume (13A-F1); the Treasurer of the United States, 1 volume (13A-F2); and the Secretaries of war and the Navy, including l volume (13A-F3); and a communication, enclosing sundry documents, from Gen. Alexander Smyth, regarding operations at Niagara, 1812-13 (13A-F4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports from the Commissioners of the Sinking Fund, see entry 40; and the Secretary of State, entry 49.

Smrt 1812-13 (13A from Gen. Alexa (232-F3); and

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 5 ft.

126 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Claims: various subjects (13A-G1.l), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: duties on imports (13A-G2.1); the

embargo (13A-G2.2); patent rights of Oliver Evans (13A-G2.3); Great Egg

Harbor, N. J. (13A-G2.4); and various subjects (13A-G2.5). Committee on the District of Columbia: Alexandria, D. C. (13A-G3.1); roads

(13A-G3.2); and various subjects (13A-G3.3).

Committee on Elections: various subjects (13A-G4.1).
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Select: a petition from aliens in Fishkill,

N. Y., for permission to pursue their usual avocations (13A-65.1).
Committee on the Judiciary: various subjects (13A-66.1).
Committee on Military Affairs, Select: various subjects (13A-67.1).
Committee on the Naval Es tablishment, Select: various subjects (13A-G8.1).
Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (13A-

G9.1), arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: post offices (13A-610.1); post

roads (13A-G10.2); and Sunday mails (13A-G10.3). Committee on Public Lands: claims involving bounty land, location of land

warrants, and preemption rights (13A-Gll.l), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (13A-Gll.2). Committee on Ways and Means: apportionment of direct taxes (13A-G12.1);

claims (13A-G12.2); duties (13A-G12.3); the embargo (13A-G12.4); imprisonrient for debt (13A-G12.5); tax on stills (13A-G12.6); and various subjects (13A-G12.7). 13A-G12.2 and 13A-612.5 are arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Other select committees: various subjects (13A-G13.1). Committee of the Vihole House: bankruptcy law (13A-G14.1); patent rights of

Oliver Evans (13A-G14.2); and various subjects (13A-614.3).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 2 in.
Various subjects (13A-H1.2), arranged chronologically.

127

ELECTION RECORDS. 1 ft.

128 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (13A-Jl), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.

129 One volume of roll calls, 3d session (13A-KI), and various papers (13AK2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, see entry 27; and for index to other committee reports and to reports and communications from executive departments, see entry 9.

RECORD BOOKS. 2 vols. 3 in.

130 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions, 3d session (13C-AI); and newspaper book, 13th Congress, 3d session, to 14th Congress, 2d session (13C-A2). For petition book, see entry 93.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 3 vols. 9 in.

131 Transcribed reports of the Committee on the Judiciary, 13th Congress, 2d session, to 22d Congress, 2d session (13C-B1); the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, 13th Congress, 2d session, to 18th Congress, Ist

session (13C-B2); and the Committee on Public Expenditures, 13th Congress, 3d session, to 22d Congress, 1st session (13C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group. For reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 71; the Committee on Public Lands, entry 82; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; and the Committee on Claims, and select committees, entry 117.

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 2 vols. 6 in.

Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of the Treasury (13C-cl); and the Secretary of War, 13th Congress, 2d session, to 15th Congress, 1st session (13C-C2). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports from the Secretary of War, see entry 52; and for reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 118.

OTHER RECORDS. 1/2 in.

Receipts for records withdrawn (13C-D1), arranged alphabetically by sub ject.

FOURTEENTH CONGRESS, 1815-17

First Session, December 4, 1815-April 29, 1816
Second Session, December 2, 1816-March 3, 1817

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 3 vols. 7 in.

Minute book, Ist session (14A-AI); and legislative journal, 1st session (14A-A2) and 2d session (14A-A3).

132

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 3 ft.

Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken, ist session (14A-Bl), and 2d session (14A-B2); amendments to bills (14A-B3); a volume of engrossed House bills and resolutions, ist session (14A-B4); and a volume of engrossed House bills and resolutions, 2d session (14A-B5). Arranged numerically within each group, except 14A-B3, which is arranged chronologically.

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COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 3 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specifieds Committee on Claims : various subjects (14A-C1.l), arranged alphabetically. Committee on Commerce and Manufactures: ports of entry (14A-C2.1) and

various subjects (14A-C2.2). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (14A-C3.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Robert Porterfield v.

William McCoy, Virginia (14A-C4.1), Erastres Root v. John Adams, New York (14A-C4.2), and Westel Willoughby v. William Smith, New York (14A-C4.3);

and various subjects (14A-C4.4). Arranged by subject. Committee on Indian Affairs, Select: various subjects (14A-C5.1), arranged

chronologically.

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