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mittee on Public Lands, 20th Congress, 1st session, to 22d Congress, 2d session (20C–B6); the Committee on Roads and Canals, standing and select, 20th Congress, 1st session, to 23d Congress, 1st session (20C-B7); and select committees (20C-B8); arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on Claims and the Select Committee on Roads and Canals, see entry 217. For reports of the Committee on the District of Columbia, see entry 94; the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Public Expenditures, entry 131; the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings and the Coromittee on Private Land claims, entry 145; the Committee on Agriculture, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, the Caromittee on Indian Affairs, and the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, entry 203; and the Committee on Military Pensions, the Committee on the Territories, and the Committee on Ways and Means, entry 217.

OTHER RECORDS, 1/4 in.

Papers pertaining to purchase of newspapers and books for House Menbers (20C-C1), arranged chronologically.

TWENTY-FIRST CONGRESS, 1829-31
First Session, December 7, 1829-May 31, 1830
Second Session, December 6, 1830-March 3, 1831

Records of Legislative Proceedings

MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNALS. 4 vols. 8 in.

234 Minute book, 1st and 2d sessions (21A-Al); and rough legislative journal, 1st session (21A-12) and 2d session (21A-A3).

235

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 9 ft.

Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (21A-31); drafts of House bills that failed to pass (21A-B2); original House joint resolutions (21A-13); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (21A-34); and 2 volunes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (214-15). Arranged numerically within each group, except 21A-B3 and 21AB4, which are arranged chronologically.

BILLS ORIGINATING IN THE SEMATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE HOUSE. 1 in. 236

Senate bills (21A-Cl), arranged by session, thereunder numerically.

CONCAITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 8 ft.

237 Records of the following connittees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Agriculture: cultivation of mulberry trees for raising

silkworns (21A-D2.l) and flag of American silk and manufacture presented to the House by Peter S. Dwonceau (21A-D1.2). Arranged chrono

logically within each group. Committee on Claims: various subjects (21A-D2.1), arranged alphabetically.

There are also a letter book, 21st Congress, 2d session, to 25th Congress, 2d session (21 A-D2.2); and a docket volume (21A-D2.3).

Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and lighthouses (21A-D3.1); claims

(21A-D3.2); commercial intercourse with foreign nations (21A-D3.3); construction of a marine hospital at Charleston, S. C. (21A-D3.4); survey reports (21A-D3.5); and various subjects (21A-73.6). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 21A-D3.2, which is arranged

alphabetically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on the District of Columbia: improvement of the avenue leading

from the Capitol to the executive offices (21A-D4.1); civil and criminal code of the District (21A-D4.2); Columbian College (21A-14.3); Georgetom (21A-14.4); and various subjects (21A-D4.5). Arranged chron

ologically within each group. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Thomas Arnold v. Pryor

Lea, Tennessee (21A-D5.1); George Loyall v. Thomas Newton, Virginia
(21A-05.2); Revel Washburn v. James W. Ripley, Maine (21A-D5.3); and

Silas Wright v. George Fisher, New York (21A-D5.4). Arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: contingent expenditures

in the Navy Department for 1329 and 1830 (21A-D6.2), arranged chrono

logically. Committee on Expenditures in the Post Office Department: a report on the

contingent expenses of the Post Office Department for 1830 (21A-D7.1). Committee on Expenditures in the State Department: a report on expendi

tures of the State Department for 1828. and 1829 (21A-18.1). Committee on Expenditures in the Treasury Department: reports of exami

nations of contingent expenditures of the Treasury Department for 1829

and 1830 (21A-D9.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (214-d10.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (211-D10.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see entry 208. Comunittee on Indian Affairs: claims (214-dll.l), arranged alphabetically;

and removal of Indians (214-022.2), arranged chronologically. Committee on Internal Improvements, Select: rivers and canals (21A-012.1)

and various subjects (21A-112.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (21A-D13.1); extending power of judges

of the Superior Court of Arkansas Territory (214-113.2); repeal of section 25 of the act of 1789, establishing the judiciary system, relating to direct appeal from a State court to the Supreme Court of the United States (21A-D13.3); and various subjects (21A-D13.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 21A-113.1, which is arranged

alphabetically. For docket, see entry 223. Committee on Manufactures: duty on inported salt (214-014.1) and tariff

and manufactures (21A-014.2). Arranged chronologically within each

group. Committee on Military Affairs: claims (21.-115.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (214-115.2), arranged chronologically. For docket,

see en try 208. Committee on Military Pensions: claims (214-016.1), arranged alphabeti

cally; and lists of military pensioners (21A-116.2). For docket, see entry 208.

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Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (21A-017.1); cutting or removing live

oak and other trees in Florida for naval use (21A-D17.2); Navy and privateer pension funds (214-117.3); pay and personnel (21A-117.4); and various subjects (21A-117.5). Arranged chronologically within each

group, except 21A-017.1, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (21A-D18.); additional

clerks for the Post Office Department (21A-D18.2); personal correspondence of R. M. Johnson, chairman of the committee (21A-D18.3); post roads (21A-D18.4); and Sunday mail (21A-D18.5). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 21A-D18.l, which is arranged alphabetically. There is also a register of petitions for and against Sunday mail (21A-018.6).

For docket, 80e entry 208. Committee on Private Land claims: claims (21A-019.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. Committee on Public Expenditures: mileage and pay of Members of Congress

(21A-D20.1), arranged chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: bounty lands for military service (21A-D21.1);

claims (21A-D21.2); canal between Lake Michigan and the Illinois River (21A-D22.3); free school in Alexandria, Va. (21A-D21.4); land grant for buildings and hospital in Michigan Territory (214-D21.5); sale of lands in Ohio and the Vermillion salt springs in Illinois (21A-D21.6); and various subjects (21A-D21.7). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 21A-D21.2, which is arranged alphabetically. For

docket, see entry 208. Committee on Revolutionary claims: claims (21A-D22.1), arranged alpha

betically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (21A-D23.1), arranged

chronologically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Ways and Means: Bank of the United States (21A-D24.1); claims

(21A-D24.2); depreciated Treasury notes (21A-D24.3); estimates for the Navy Department (21A-D24.4), the State Department (21A-D24.5), the Treasury Department (21A-D24.6), and the War Department (21A-D24.7); mint of the United States (21A-D24.8); and weight and quality of salt used in curing and packing fish (21A-D24.9). Arranged chronologically

within each group, except 21A-D24.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Other select committees: various subjects (21A-D25.1), arranged by

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

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 4 vols. 1 ft.

238 Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1829 and 1830; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (21A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 18 vols. 4 ft. 239

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (21A-Fl), the Secretary of the Treasury (21A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (21A-F3), the Secretary of Viar (21A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (21AF5), the Postmaster General (21A-F6), and others (21A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 20 ft.

240 Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless otherwise indicated. Committee on Accounts: procurement of paper for printing (21A-G1.1). Committee on Agriculture: culture of hemp (214-G2.1). Committee on Claims: claims (21A-G3.1), arranged alphabetically by peti

tioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, and lighthouses (21A-G4.1); draw

backs (27A-G4.2); harbors (21A-G4.3); mackerel fisheries (21A-G4.4); marine hospitals (21A-G4.5); navigational aids (214-64.6); ports of

entry (21A-G4.7); and various subjects (22A-G4.8). Committee on the District of Columbia: slavery in the District (21A-G5.1)

and various subjects (214-65.2). Committee on Elections: various subjects (21A-G6.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims against Denmark (214-47.1) and vari

ous subjects (21A-G7.2). Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (21A-98.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; removal of Indians 121A-G8.2); and various subjects (21A

G8.3). Committee on Internal Improvements, Select: canals (21A-G9.1); creeks and

rivers (21A-G9.2); railroads (21A-G9.3); roads (21A-G9.4); turnpikes

(21A-39.5); and various subjects (21A-G9.6). Committee on the Judiciary: case of Samuel Buel (21A-G10.1); claims (21A

G10.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; insolvent debtors (21AG10.3); patents (21A-G10.4); judgments (21A-G10.5); and various subjects

(21A-G10.6). Committee on Manufactures: drawbacks (21A-G11.1); duty on iron (21A-G11.2);

and various subjects (21A-G11.3). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (21A-G12.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; and various subjects (21A-G12.2). Committee on Military Pensions: claims (214-G13.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (21A-G14.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; case of Farnifold Green (21A-G14.2); and various subjects

(214-G14.3). Committee on the Post Offices and Post Roads: post offices (214-G25.1);

post routes (21A-G15.2); Sunday mail (21A-G25.3); and various subjects

(21A-G15.4). Committee on Private Land claims: claims (21A-G16.1), arranged alphabeti

cally by petitioner. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: various subjects (214-G17.1). Committee on Public Lands; granted lands--permission to dispose, relin

quish, or sell (21A-G18.1); forfeited lands--permission to repurchase or retain (21A-G18.2); land grants for various purposes (21A-G18.3); land offices (21A-G18.4); preemption in the purchase of public lands (21A-G18.5); relief of purchasers of public lands (214-G18.6); saline lands (21A-G18.7); titles and claims to public lands (21A-G18.8); and various subjects (21A-G18.9).

Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (21A-G19.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Territories: various subjects (21A-G20.1). Committee on Ways and Means: auction system (21)-G21.1); Maims (21A

G21.2); salary increases for Government clerks (21A-G21.3); and various

subjects (21A-G21.4). Other select committees: . the petition of Elisha Begelow (21A-G22.1) and

the President's message upon the subject of the 5th Census (21A-G22.2). Committee of the Whole House: improvement of navigation of Back Creek,

connecting link between the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and Chesapeake Bay (21A-G23.1); preservation and repair of the Cumberland Road (21AG23.2); removed of Indians 1214-G23.3); Sunday mail (21A-G23.4); and various subjects (21A-G23.5).

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE TABLED. 8 in.

Grouped by subject as follows: Indian matters (274-H1.1) and various subjects (21A-H1.2). Arranged chronologically within each group.

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ELECTION RECORDS. 8 in.

Credentials of Representatives (21-11), arranged alphabetically by State.

OTHER RECORDS. 1 in.

Various papers (21A-Kl), arranged chronologically.

243

Records of Impeachment Proceedings

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IMPEACHMENT OF ALFRED CONKLING. 1/4 in.

Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Alfred Conkling, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of New York (21B-A2). For other papers relating to the impeachment of Judge Conkling, see entries 230 and 314,

sle aloo Melean 35 IMPEACHMENT OF JAMES H. PECK. 5 in.

(1839-11 215 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against James H. Peck, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Missouri (21B-B1).

SH. Peck245

Records of the Office of the Clerk

For index to transcribed reports of the Committee on claims, see entry 218.

RECORD BOOKS. 9 vols. 6 in.

246 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (21C-AI); rough petition book (21C-A2); record of committee membership (210-A3); record of reports made to the House together with a list of bills and resolutions reported (210-14); record of orders of the day (21C-A5); account of printo ing for the House (210-A6); and a list of references to documents mentioned

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