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Foreign Affairs, 18th Congress, 1st session, to 23d Congress, 2d session (18C-B2); the Committee on Indian Affairs, 18th Congress, 1st session, to 24th Congress, ist session (18C-B3); the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, 18th Congress, and the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, 19th Congress, 1st session, to 21st Congress, 2d session (18C-B4); and select committees (18C-B5). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on Pensions and Revolutionary Claims, see entry 131. For reports of the Committee on Ways and Means, see entry 71; the Committee on Public Lands, entry 82; the Committee on the Disirict of Columbia, entry 94; the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Public Expenditures, entry 131; the Committee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Private Land claims, and the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings, entry 145; and the Committee on Claims, entry 174.

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OTHER RECORDS. Less than 1/4 in.

Various papers (18C-cl), arranged chronologically.

NINETEENTH CONGRESS, 1825-27

First Session, December 5, 1825-May 22, 1826
Second Session, December 4, 1826-March 3, 1827

Records of Legislative Proceedings

205

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNAIS. 4 vols. 1 ft.

Minute book, Ist and 2d sessions (19A-Al); rough legislative journal, Ist session (19A-A2) and 2d session (19A-A3); and legislative journal, 1st and 2d sessions (19A-A4).

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 6 ft.

206 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (19A-B2); original House joint resolutions (19A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (19A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (19A-B4); and 2 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (19A-B5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 19A-Bl and 19A-B5, which are arranged numerically.

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BILIS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE.

Senate bills, lst session (19A-Cl), arranged numerically.

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 9 ft.

208 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: contingent expenses of the House of Representa

tivos (19A-D1.l), arranged chronologically. Committee on Agriculture: silk culture in the United States (19A-D2.1)

and various subjects (19A-D2.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

Committee on Claims: various subjects (19A-D3.1), arranged alphabetically.

There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress, 1st session, to 20th

Congress, 2d session (19A-D3.2).
Committee on Commerce: aids to navigation (19A-D4.1); collectors of

customs (19A-D4.2); imposition of discriminating duties on the vessels
and cargoes of Sweden and Norway (19A-14.3); removal of wrecks in
Savannah Harbor (19A-D4.4); survey of the coasts of the United States
(19A-D4.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is
also a docket volume, 19 th Congress, ist session, to 22d Congress, 2d

session (19A-D4.6). Committee on the District of Columbia: Charles Bulfinch's report on United.

States penitentiaries (19A-D5.1); establishment of a territorial gov

ernment for the District of Columbia (19A-D5.2); imprisonment of free 1 Negroes in the District of Columbia and the sale of such persons as Lunclaimed slaves for jail fees and other charges (19A-D5.3); ordinance

of July 7, 1824, relative to assessments (19A-D5.4); Washington Canal Co. (19A-D5.5); and various subjects (19A-D5.6). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress,

Ist session, to 26th Congress, 2d session (19A-D5.7). Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Daniel Huguenin, Jr.,

v. Egbert Ten Eyck, New York (19A-D6.1), and John Biddle and Father Gabriel Richard v. Austin J. Wing, Michigan Territory (19A-D6.2). Ar

ranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: Capitol Building

(19A-D7.1); furnishing of the President's House (19A-D7.2); and various

subjects (19A-17.3). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Foreign Affairs: correspondence with the State Department

(19A-18.1); United States mission to the Congress of Panama (19A-18.2); work of the boundary commission acting under the Treaty of Ghent (19A18.3); and various subjects (19A-18.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress, 1st session,

to 26th Congress, 2d session (19A-18.5). ( Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (19A-D9.1), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on the Judi ciary: Federal court (19A-D10.1); inquiry to ascer

tain whether United States attorneys have received compensation from defendants in cases under their care (19A-D10.2); Orleans Navigation Co. (19A-D10.3); patent legislation (19A-D20.4); and various subjects

(19A-D10.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the Library: fire in the Library of Congress, Dec. 22, 1825,

and fireproofing the Library (19A-Dll.]); procurement of designs in painting of scenes of the Revolution for the completion of the decorations of the Grand Rotunda of the Capitol (19A-111.2); and procurement of copies of documents from the public offices of England relative to the history of the United States (19A-111.3). Arranged chronologically

within each group. Committee on Military Affairs: establishment of a western armory (19A

D12.1); inquiry into the compensation of brevetted officers of the Army (19A-D12.2); Maj. Charles Larrabee's complaint against the War Department for being deprived of the rank to which he considered him

self entitled (19A-112.3); Military Academy at Viest Point (19A-D12.4); military appropriation bill for 1826 (19A-D12.5); pay of the Army (19A-112.6); and various subjects (19A-112.7). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 19 th Congress,

Ist session, to 22d Congress, 2d session (19A-112.7). Committee on Military Pensions: various subjects (196-113.1), arranged

chronologically. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress, 2d

session, to 21st Congress, 2d session (19A-113.2). Committee on the Militia, Select: organization and discipline of the

Militia (19A-D14.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Naval Affairs: construction of sloops of war (19A-115.1);

establishment of a line of communications between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans through the Isthmus of Panama (19A-D15.2); establishment of a naval school (19A-D15.3); Marine Corps (19A-D15.4); naval appropriation bill for 1826 (19A-D15.5); navy yards (19A-D15.6); and various subjects (19A-115.7). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads : various subjects (19A-116.1),

arranged chronologically. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress,

1st session, to 22d Congress, 1st session (19A-116.2). Committee on Private Land Claims: various subjects (19A-117.1), arranged

alphabetically. Committee on Public Lands: boundaries of land districts in Michigan

Territory (19A-118.1); investigation of the General Land Office (19AD18.2); public lands in Ohio lying between Ludlow's and Robert's lines, claimed by persons holding Virginia military warrants (19A-D18.3); relief of purchasers of public lands in Alabama (19A-118.4); and various subjects (19A-118.5). Arranged chronologically within each group. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress, 1st session, to

27th Congress, 3d session (19A-D18.6). Coromittee on Revolutionary Claims : various subjects (19A-119.1), arranged

alphabetically. There is also a docket volume, 19 th Congress, 1st

session, to 23d Congress, 2d session (19A-D19.2). Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (19A

D20.1); Cumberland Road (19A-D20.2); survey of a canal route from
Taunton to lieymouth, in Massachusetts (19A-D20.3); and various sub-

jects (19A-D20.4). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (19A-D21.1), arranged

chronologically. There is also a docket volume, 19th Congress, 1st

session, to 26th Congress, 2d session (19A-D21.2). Committee on Ways and Means: duties on woolens (19A-D22.1); mission to

Panama estimates (19A-D22.2); Navy Department estimates (19A-D22.3); state of the finances (19A-D22.4); Thompson's Tea Case (19A-D22.5); V unclaimed dividends on the funded debt (19A-D22.67 War Department estimates (19A-D22.7); and various subjects (19A-D22.8). Arranged

chronologically within each group. Other select committees: the accounts of President James Monroe (19A

D23.1); alterations in the Hall of the House of Representatives (19AD23.2); apportionment of Representatives (19A-D23.3); controversy between Georgia and the Creek Indians (19A-D23.4); creating a fund for the purpose of education and internal improvement (19A-D23.5); erec

tion of a national observatory (19A-D23.6); the establishment of a military post at the mouth of the Columbia River, and the expediency of providing for a more perfect exploration of the northwest coast of America (19A-D23.7); exploration of the polar regions (19A-D23.8); investigation requested by Vice President John C. Calhoun concerning his official conduct while Secretary of War, and a volume of committee minutes (19A-D23.9); reorganization of the executive department (19AD23.10); suppression of the African slave trade (19A-D23.11); vaccination (19A-D23.12); and various subjects (19A-D23.13). Arranged by

subject. Committee of the Whole House: For minutes, see entry 193.

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 6 vols. 2 ft.

209 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1825 and 1826; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (19A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 20 vols. 4 ft. :

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (19A-F1), the Secretary of the Treasury (19A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (19A-F3), the Secretary of war (19A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (19AF5), and the Postmaster General (19A-F6); and 2 unbound reports from the Clerk of the House (19A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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

211 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (19A-G1.1). Committee on Claims: various subjects (19A-62.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and lighthouses (19A-G3.1); break

waters and piers (19A-43.2); claims (19A-43.3), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; harbors (19A-G3.4); ports of entry and collection dis

tricts (19A-G3.5); and various subjects (19A-G3.6). Committee on the District of Columbia: bridge across the Potomac River

(19A-G4.1); slavery in the District (19A-G4.2); and various subjects

(19A-G4.3). Committee on Elections: various subjects (19A-65.1). Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings: petition of William J.

Caffee regarding his design for "ornamenting the pediment of the

Capitol" (19A-G6.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: various subjects (19A-G7.1). V Committee on Indian Affairs: various subjects (19A-G8.1). Committee on the Judiciary: charter of the Orleans Navigation Co., Louisi

ana (19A-19.1); uniform system of bankruptcy (19A-G9.2); and various

subjects t19A-G9.3). Coromittee on manufactures: various subjects (19m-G10.1).

Committee on Military Affairs: national armory on the western waters

(19A-G11.l) and various subjects (19A-G11.2). Committee on military Pensions : various subjects (19A-G12.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (19A-G13.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (19A-G13.2). Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: mail routes (19A-G144.1);

Sunday mail (19A-414.2); and various subjects (19A-G14.3). Committee on Private Land claims : various subjects (19A-G15.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: various subjects (19A-G26.1). . Committee on Public Lands: claims (19A-G17.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; land grants for various purposes (19A-G17.2); relief of purchasers of public lands (19A-G17.3); and various subjects (19A

G17.4). Committee on Revolutionary claims: various subjects (19A-G18.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals, Select: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (19A

G19.1); construction of roads (19A-G19.2); and various subjects (19A

G19.3). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (19A-G20.1). Committee on liays and Means: claims (19.4-621.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; duty on salt (19A-G21.2); and various subjects (19A

G21.3).
Other select committees: claims of surviving officers of the Revolution

(19A-G22.1); colonization of free people of color in Africa (19A-G22.2); v

and various subjects (19A-G22.37.. Committee of the whole House: tariff protection of the wool industry

(19A-G23.1) and various subjects (19A-G23.2).

PETITIONS AND MET!ORTALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH STERE TABLED. 6 in.

212 Grouped by subject as follows: colonization of free people of color ir. Africa (19A-1!1.1); protection of the wool industry (19A-H1.2); slavery (19A-H1.3); and various subjects (19A-H1.4). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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213

ELECTION RECORDS. 8 in.

Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (19A-J1), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

OTHER RECORDS. 3 in.

214 One volume of roll calls and various papers (19A-K2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

215

IMPEACHMENT OF JOSEPH L. SMITH. Less than 1/4 in.

Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Joseph L. Smith,

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