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Committee on Military Affairs, Select: abuses against cadets at the West

Point Military Academy (16A-G11.1); chaplains in the United States
Army (16A-G11.2); claims (16A-Gll.3); and exemption of Gloucester fish-

ermen from militia duty (16A-Gll.4). Committee on Naval Affairs, Select: claims (16A-G12.1); hospitals for sea

men (16A-G12.2); John Kendrick's invention for opening channels of convenient depth and width by submarine steamboat plowing and harrowing

(16A-G12.3); and United States Naval Fraternal Association (16A-G12.4). Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary claims: claims (16A-G13.1), ar

ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads : establishment of postal

routes (16A-G14.1); increase in the compensation of postmasters (16A

G14.2); and various subjects (16A-G14.3). Committee on Private Land Claims : various subjects (16A-G15.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: memorial of Charles P. Graze

concerning a monument to Washington (16A-G16.1). Committee on Public Lands: Ohio public lands (16A-G17.1) and various

subjects (16A-G17.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (164-G18.1), ar

ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: Chesapeake and Delaware Canal Co.

(16A-G19.1); construction of a canal connecting the Illinois River with Lake Michigan (16A-G19.2); Erie harbor (16A-G19.3); internal improvements in Ohio (16A-G19.4); Milford and Owego Turnpike Road Co. (16A

G19.5); and various subjects (16A-G19.6). Committee on Ways and Means: collectors of revenue (16A-G20.1); distill

eries (16A-G20.2); duties (16A-G20.3); fishing trade (16A-G20.4); and

various subjects (16A-G20.5). Other select committees: slavery (16A-G21.1) and various subjects (16A

G21.2).
Committee of the Whole House: auction sales (16A-G22.1); case of the

Danish brigantine Henrick (16A-G22.2); final adjustment of land claims
in Louisiana and Missouri Territory (16A-G22.3); general bankruptcy
law (16A-G22.4); Missouri State bill (16A-G22.5); payment of debts due
from purchasers of public lands (16A-G22.6); redemption of land sold
for failure to pay direct taxes (16A-G22.7); regulation of the payment
of duties on imported merchandise (16A-G22.8); and various subjects
(16A-G22.9).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 2 in.

170/ Grouped by subject as follows: boundary line between Kentucky and a Tennessee (16A-H1.1); British land grants in Mississippi (16A-H1.2); French spoliations (16A-H1.3); representations of the Members of the House of Representatives from that part of Massachusetts known as the District of Maine on the bill for the admission of Maine into the Union (16A-H1.4); Voushington Canal Co. (16A-H1.5); and various subjects (16AH1.6). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTION RECORDS. 8 in.

Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (16A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECORDS. 4 in.

Material relating to the slave trade (16A-Kl) and various papers (16AK2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on claims, see entry

27.

173

RECORD BOOKS. 4 vols. 4 in.

Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (16C-A)); rough petition book (16C-A2); and newspaper book, see entry 160.

174

RECORDS OF COMMITTEJ REPORTS. 3 vols. 8 in.

Transcribed reports of the Committee on Agriculture, 16th Congress, 2d session, to 17th Congress, 1st session, and the Committee on Manufactures, 16th Congress, 2d session (16C-B1); the Committee on Claims, 16th Congress, 2d session, to 19 th Congress, 1st session (16C-B2); and select committees (16C-B3). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on claims, see entry 117. For reports of the Committee on ways and Means, see entry 72; the Committee on Public Lands, entry 82; the Committee on the District of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on the Judiciary, the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, and the Committee on Public Expenditures, entry 131; and the Comnittee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Private Lane claims, and the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, entry 145.

RECORDS OF REPORTS FROM EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENTS. 6 vols. 1 ft.

175 Transcribed reports and communications from the Secretary of State (16C-cl); the Secretary of the Treasury (16C-C2); the Secretary of War (16C-C3); and the Secretary of the Navy, 16th Congress, 2d session, to 17th Congress, 2d session (16C-C4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports from the Secretary of State, see entry 146.

176

OTHER RECORDS. 2 in.

Receipts for records withdrawn (16C-21), arranged alphabetically by subject.

SEVENTEENTH CONGRESS, 1821-23

First Session, December 3, 1821-May 8, 1822
Second Session, December 2, 1822-March 3, 1823

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 4 vols. 8 in.

177 Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (174-Al); legislative journal, 1st session (17A-A2); rough legislative journal, 2d session (17A-A3); and legislative journal, 2d session (17A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 3 ft.

178 Original House bills and House bills upon which further action was taken (17A-B2); original House joint resolutions (17A-B2); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (17A-B3); and a volume of engrossed House bills, 2d session, and resolutions for the 1st and 2d sessions (17A-B4). 17A-B] and 17A-B4 are arranged numerically, the other two groups are arranged chronologically.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 4 ft.

179 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: various subjects (174-01.l), arranged chronologi

cally. Committee on Agriculture: a report on the petition of Dey and Macdonald

asking an extension of the exclusive rights to manufacture a machine

to clean and bleach hemp and flax (17A-C2.1). Committee on Claims: various subjects (17A-C3.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (17A-C4.1); claims (17A-C4.2);

commercial intercourse of the United States with foreign nations (17AC4.3); effect of the act of Mar. 2, 1919, changing the regulations of the coasting trade (17A-C4.4); and various subjects (174-C4.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 171-C4.2, which is

arranged alphabetically. Committee on the District of Columbia: improvement of the navigation of

the Potomac (17A-C5.1) and various subjects (174-05.2). Arranged

chronologically within each group. Committee on ülections: contested election cases of C. D. Colden v. Peter

Sharpe, New York (17A-C6.1); Matthew Lyon v. James W. Bates, Arkansas Territory (174-C6.2); and Philip Reed v. Jeremiah Cosden, Maryland

(17A-C6.3). Arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department; various subjects

(17A-C7.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: various subjects (17A. 08.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the State Department: various subjects (17A

09.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Expenditures in the liar Department: various subjects (174

cl0.1), arranged chronologically.

on Pensions and Reciz:?), arranged Chroninged alphabetically;

Committee on Foreign Affairs: a copy of acts of the British Parliament

of 1822 (17A-Cll.l) and various subjects (17A-Cll.2), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Indian Affairs: trade with the Indians (17A-C12.1) and

various subjects (17A-C12.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (174-C13.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (17A-C13.2), arranged chronologically. Conmittee on the Library: various subjects (174-C14.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Manufactures: a report on the part of the President's message

relating to the subject of manufactures (17A-015.1). Committee on Military Affairs: arnories and fortifications (17-016.1);

claims (174-C16.2); loans of gunpowder and lead to private individuals by officers of the United States Army (174-C16.3); and various subjects (17A-C16.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except

17-C16.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Comnittee on Naval Affairs: claims (174-c17.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (17A-217.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary claims: various suojects (17A

c18.1), arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and post loads: claims (17A-219.1); post

roads (17A-019.2); postage receipts at the principal post offices in the United States (174-C19.3); and various subjects (17A-C19.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 17A-C19.1, which is

arranged alphabetically. Comnittee on Private Land claims: various subjects (17A-C20.1), arranged

alphabetically. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: accommodations for the House of

Representatives (174-C21.1) and various subjects (17--221.2). Arranged

chronologically within each group. Committee on Public Expenditures: various subjects (17A-C22.1), arranged

chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: various subjects (17A-C23.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee of Revisal and Unfinished Business: various subjects (17A-C24.1),

arranged chronologically. Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: various subjects (171-C25.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Ways and Means: correspondence relating to paintings of

John Trumbull (17A-C26.1); extinguishment of Indian title to lands in Alabama and Georgia (174-C26.2); revenue and financing (174-C26.3); and various subjects (17A-C26.4). Arranged chronologically within

each group. Other select committees: Army and the militia (17A-C27.1); banking and

currency (17A-C27.2); retrenchment in Government expenditures (17A027.3); suppression of the slave trade (174-627.4); vaccination (174c27.5); and various subjects (174-027.6). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 3 vols. i ft.

180 Annual message, with pertinent documents, 1822; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (17ADl). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 10 vols. 2 ft. 181

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State and the Postmaster General, l volume (17A-EI); the Secretary of the Treasury (17A-E2); the Treasurer of the United States (174-13); the Secretary of War (17E4); and the Secretary of the Navy (17A-E5). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 9 ft.

182 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (17A-F1.l). Committee on Claims: various subjects (17A-F2.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: claims (17A-F3.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; lighthouses and light-vessels (17A-F3.2); ports of entry and collection districts (17A-F3.3); repeal of acts imposing restrictions on the commerce between the United States and the British colo

nies in America (17A-F3.4); and various subjects (17A-F3.5).
Committee on the District of Columbia: various subjects (17A-F4.1).
Committee on Elections: various subjects (17A-F5.1).
Committee on Indian Affairs: trade with the Indians (17A-F6.1) and

various subjects (17A-F6.2). Committee on the Judiciary: claims (17A-F7.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (17A-F7.2). Committee on Manufactures: various subjects (17A-F8.1). Committee on military Affairs: claims (17A-F9.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner; and various subjects (17A-F9.2). Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (17A-F10.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (17A-F10.2). Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary claims: various subjects (17A

Fll.l), arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (17A-F12.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; mail routes (17A-F12.2); and various

subjects (17A-F12.3). Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (17A-F13.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Lands: claims (17A-F14.1); arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; land grants (17A-F14.2); and various subjects (17A-F14.3). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (17A-F15.1), ar

ranged alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: construction of roads (17A-F16.1)

and various subjects (17A-F16.2).

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