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(22C-A4); record of orders of the day (22C-A5); record of committee memberi ship (22C-A6); list of references to documents nentioned in printed House and Senate Journals (22C-A7); and contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, 22d Congress, 1st session, to 25 th Congress, 1st session (22C-A8). For another petition book, Ist session, see entry 231.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 4 vols. 9 in.

261 Transcribed reports of the Committee on claims, 22d Congress, 2d session, to 23d Congress, 1st session (22C-B2); the Committee on Invalid Pensions, 22d Congress, Ist session, to 23d Congress, 2d session (22C-B2); the Committee on Revolutionary Claims, 22d Congress, 1st session, to 24th Congress, Ist session (22C-B3); and select committees (22C-B4). Arranged chronologically within each group. For other reports of the Committee on Claims, see entry 247. For reports of the Committee on the District of Columbia, see entry 94; the Committee on the Judiciary and the Committee on Public Expandi turos, entry 131; the Committee on Expenditures on the Public Buildings and the Committee on Private Land Claims, entry 145; the Committee an Agriculture, the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and the Committee on Indian Affairs, entry 203; the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions, the Committoe on the Territories, and the Committee on Ways and Means, en try 217; the Committee on Commerce, the Committee on Manufactures, the Committee on Military Affairs, the Committee on Public Lands, and the Select Committee on Roads and Canals, entry 232; and the Committee on Elections, entry 247.

262

OTHER RECORDS. 9 in.

Letters to the Clerk, chiefly from colleges, libraries, and Congressmen about sharing in the distribution of printed House documents (22C-A), arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

TWENTY-THIRD CONGRESS, 1833-35

First Session, December 2, 1833-June 30, 1834
Second Session, December 1, 1834-March 3, 1835

Records of Legislative Proceedings

263

MINUTE BOOKS AND JOURNALS. 5 vols. i ft.

Minute book, lst session (23-Al); rough legislative journal, 1st session (23A-A2); minute book, 2d session (23A-A3); and rough legislative journal, 2d session (23A-A4).

BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 12 ft.

264 Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken (231B2); original House joint resolutions (23A-B2); original House concurrent resolutions (23A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (23AB4); and 3 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (23A-B5). Arranged numerically within each group, except 23A-B3 and 23A-B4, which are arranged chronologically.

265

BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE

HOUSE. 6 in.

Senate bills, lst session (231-C1) anu 2d session (23A-C2), arranged numerically within each group; and a joint resolution relating to the purchase of certain volumes for the Library of Congress (23A-C3).

COMMITTEE REPORTS AND PAPERS. 12 ft.

Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Agriculture: a report on the culture and manufacture of silk

in the United States (23A-.l). Committee on claims: various subjects (23A-D2.1), arranged alphabetically.

There are also 2 docket volumes (23A-D2.2). For letter book, see entry

237. Committee on Commerce: claims (23A-D3.1); customhouse bill (23A-D3.2);

and various subjects (23A-D3.3). Arranged by subject, except 23A-D3.1,

which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on the District of Columbia: Alexandria Canal Co. (23A-D4.1);

corporate notes in circulation in the District (23A-14.2); claims (23A14.3); free schools (23A-14.4); paving Pennsylvania Avenue from the President's Square to Georgetown (23A-D4.5); prisons (23A-D4.6); Tiber Bridge (23A-14.7); and various subjects (23A-D4.8). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 23A-14.3, which is arranged alpha

betically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Elections: contested election cases of Robert P. Letcher v.

Thomas P. Moore, Kentucky (231-D5.1), and Duncan McArthur v. William Allen, Ohio (23A-05.2); and a report authorizing a compilation of con

tested election cases (23A-05.3). Arranged by subject. Committee on Expenditures in the Navy Department: a report of expenditures

on account of contingencies in that Department (23A-D6.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (23A-07.1); political relations with

other nations (23A-07.2); and various subjects (23A-07.3). Arranged by subject, except 23A-07.1, which is arranged alphabetically. For docket,

see entry 208. Committee on Indian Affairs: Cherokee Indian claims (23A-D8.1); claims

(234-08.2); regulation of the Indian Department (23A-18.3); and various subjects (23A-18.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except

23A-D8.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Committee on Invalid Pensions: claims (234-09.1), arranged alphabetically.

For docket, see entry 252. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (23A-010.1), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (23A-D10.2), arranged by subject. For docket, see

entry 223. Cominittee on ülanufactures: various subjects (23A-D11.1), arranged chrono

logically. There is also a combination docket and minute book, 230

Congress, 1st session, to 28th Congress, 1st session (23A-Dll.2). Committee on Military affairs: claims (231.-012.]), arranged alphabetically;

and various subjects (23A-D12.2), arranged by subject. There is also a docket volume, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 3d sessin (23A-112.3).

Committee on Naval Affairs: claims (23A-D13,1), arranged alphabetically;

Navy pensions (23A-113.2), arranged chronologically; and various sub

jects (23A-D13.3), arranged by subject. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: claims (23A-D14.1), arranged

alphabetically; contracts for carrying the mails (23A-014.2), arranged numerically by route number; and various subjects (23A-114.3), arranged

by subject. Committee on Private Land Claims: claims (23A-015.1), arranged alphabeti

cally. Committee on Public Buildings, Select: various subjects (23A-D16.1), ar

ranged chronologically. Committee on Public Lands: claims (23A-017.1); land grants for educational

purposes and for internal improvements (23A-017.2); and various subjects (23A-017.3). Arranged by subject, except 23A-D17., which is arranged

alphabetically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Revolutionary Claims: claims (23A-118.1), arranged alpha

betically. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: claims (23A-D19.1), arranged alpha

betically. For docket, see entry 252. Committee on Roads and Canals: bridge across the Potomac at Washington

(23A-D20.1); list of memorials referred to the committee (23A-D20.2);

and various subjects (23A-D20.3). Arranged by subject. Comnittee on the Territories: various subjects (23A-D21.1), arranged by

subject. For docket, see entry 208. Committee on Ways and Means: 'Bank of the United States and the public

deposits (23A-D22.1); claims (23A-D22.2); correspondence relating to estimates and appropriations for various executive departments (23AD22.3); pension payments (23A-D22.4); and various subjects (23A-D22.5).

Arranged by subject, except 23A-D22.2, which is arranged alphabetically. Other select committees: various subjects (23A-D23.1), arranged by sub

ject. Committee of the Vihole House: For minutes, see entry 193.

deposits

and appropriate (23A-D22.4), which is affia arranged by

267

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGES. 4 vols. I ft.

Annual messages, with pertinent documents, 1833 and 1834; messages suggesting legislation or submitting specific information or documents; and messages transmitting reports and communications from executive departments (23A-El). Arranged chronologically.

REPORTS AND COMMUNICATIONS SUBMITTED TO THE HOUSE. 13 vols. 3 ft. 268

Reports and communications from the Secretary of State (23A-FI), the Secretary of the Treasury (23A-F2), the Treasurer of the United States (23A-F3), the Secretary of Viar (23A-F4), the Secretary of the Navy (23AF5), the Postmaster General (23AF6), and others (23A-F7). Arranged chronologically within each group.

269

PETITIONS AND MEMORIALS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LEGISLATURES, AND RELATED

DOCUMENTS WHICH WERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 17 ft.

Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject. Subjects are arranged chronologically within each group, unless othervise indicated.

Committee on Agriculture: various subjects (23A-Gl.l).
Committee on claims: various subjects (23A-G2.1), arranged ulphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Commerce: beacons, buoys, lighthouses, and spindles (23A-G3.1);

breakwaters and piers (23A-G3.2); claims (23A-G3.3), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; marine hospitals (23A-G3.4); ports of entry and collection districts (23A-33.5); rivers and harbors (23A-G3.6); and var

ious subjects (23A-G3.7). Committee on the District of Columbia: banks in the District of Columbia

(23A-G4.1); free schools (23A-G4.2); slavery (23A-G4.3); and various

subjects (231-44.4). Committee on Elections: various subjects (23.1–65.1). Committee on Foreign Affairs: claims (23A-66.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner. Committee on Indian Affairs: claims (23A-67.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (23A-G7.2). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (231-C8.1), arranged alpha

betically by petitioner. Committee on the Judiciary: claims (238-69.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; patent laws (234-G2.2); and various subjects (234-49.3). Coramittee on Manufactures: various subjects (231-410.1). Committee on Military Affairs: claims (234-621.1), arranged alphabetically : by petitioner; and various subjects (23-üll.2). Coromittee on Naval Affairs: claiins (231-412.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; and various subjects (23A-G12.2). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: claims (231-613.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner; franking privilege (23A-G13.2); and post

routes (234-G13.3). Committee on Private Land claims: various subjects (23A-G14.2), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Cornittee on Public Lands: claims (231-015.1), arranged alphabetically by

petitioner; land grants (234-615.2); land offices and land districts (23A-G15.3); sale and purchase of public lands (23A-G15.4); and various

subjects (234-415.5). Committee on Revolutionary Claims: various subjects (23A-Gló,l). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: various subjects (23A-G17.1), arranged

alphabetically by petitioner. Committee on Roads and Canals: Chesapeake and Chio Canal (23A-613.1);

Louisville and Portland Canal (234-418.2); other canals (234-G18.3); harbors (23A-G12.4); railroads (231-618.5); Allegheny River (23A-Ql8.6); other rivers (23A-u18.7); roads (231-413.8); and various subjects (23A

G18.9).
Committee on the Territories: petition of Judges roodbridge ind Chipman

for compensation for services as members of land board at Detroit (23A

G19.1).
Committee on Ways and lleans: clains (23A-G20.1), arranged alphabetically

by petitioner; renewing the charter and restoring public deposits to the

Bank of the United States (231-G20.2); and various subjects (23A-G20.3). Select committees: memorial of Philadelphia importing merchants, auctioneers,

commission merchants, and dry goods merchants for the establishment of a

standard of weights and measures throughout the Union (23A-G22.1); patent laws (23A-G21.2), arranged alphabetically by petitioner; memorial of Benjamin Phillips, inventor of a mode of preventing the explosion of steam engines (23A-G2.3); petition of physicians of Washington regarding low and uncultivated land around the Capitol (23A-G21.4); publication of the works of Gen. George Viashington (23A-G21.5); and petition requesting

the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia (23A-G21.6). Committee of the Whole House: improvement of the Hudson River (23A-G22.1)

and various subjects (23A-G22.2).

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

270 Grouped by subject as follows: renewing the charter and restoring public deposits to the Bank of the United States (23A-H1.1); slavery in the District of Columbia (23A-11.2); and various subjects (23A-H1.3). Arranged chronologically within each group.

ELECTION RECORDS. 6 in.

271 Credentials of Representatives and Delegates (23A-Jl), arranged alphabetically by State or Territory.

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OTHER RECORDS. 7 in.

Reports on condition of State banks (23A-Kl) and various papers (23A-K2). Arranged by subject.

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

RECORD BOOKS. 9 vols. 8 in.

Bill book of House and Senate. bills and resolutions (23C-AI); rough petition book (23C-A2); record of committee membership (23C-A3); record of reports made to the House together with a list of bills and resolutions reported, passed, and engrossed (23C-A4); record of reports of committees and resolutions ordered to be printed (23C-A5); record of reports from executive departments and memorials ordered to be printed (23C-A6); record of orders of the day (23C-A7); and account of printing done for the House (23C-A8). For petition book and for contingent accounts of the Clerk's Office, see entry 260.

RECORDS OF COMMITTEE REPORTS. 7 vols. i ft.

274 Transcribed reports of the Committee on Claims, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 24 th Congress, 1st session (23C-B1); the Committee on the Judiciary, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 2d session (23C-B2); the Com mittee on Naval Affairs, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 29th Congress, 2d session (23C-B3); the comincittee on Private Land Claims, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 26th Congress, 1st session (23C-B4); the Committee on Public Lands, 230 Congress, 1st session, to 27th Congress, 3d session (23C-B5); the Committee on Roads and Canals, 23d Congress, 1st session, to 26th Con

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