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a summary report of Nov. 23, 1868, by special commissioners of the Secretary of the Interior (40A-F18.7). Arranged chronologically with
in each group. For minutes and a docket, see entry 491. Committee on the Post Office and Post Roads: abstract of bids and contracts
for carriage of mail (40A-F19.1); additional allowances to postal contractors (40A-F19.2); carriage of railway company mail (40A-F19.3); curtailments in service and pay of postal contractors (40A-F19.4); land and water mail routes ordered during the fiscal years 1867 and 1868 (40A-F19.5); manuscript list of post offices and incumbent postmasters as revised in 1867, for a printing of 1868 (40A-F19.6); overland mail service under contract with viells, Fargo, and Co. (40A-F19.7); payment of a subsidy to F. Alexandre and Sons for operating steamships between New York City and Mexican ports (40A-F19.8); postal communications between the United States and Canada (406-F19.9); and various subjects
(40A-F19.10). Arranged chronologically within each group. Committee on Private Land Claims: For docket, see entry 497. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds: Arlington House heirlooms of
Mrs. Mary Custis Lee (40A-F21.1); Capitol Building and Grounds (40AF21.2); investigation of the letting of the construction contract for the District of Columbia jail (404-F21.3); maj. Nathaniel Michler, Commissioner of Public Buildings (40A-F21.4); ventilation of the Chamber of the House of Representatives (40A-F21.5); the Washington Aqueduct (401-F21.6); and the Washington Canal (40A-F21.7). Arranged chronologi
cally within each group. Committee on Public Expenditures: a volume of sporadic minutes and docket
entries: 40th Congress, 1st session; 41st Congress, 2d and 3d sessions; and 44th Congress, 1st session (40A-F22.1). For other minutes, see
entry 491; and another docket, entry 465. Committee on Public Lands: Cherokee lands (40A-F23.1); General Land Office
(40A-F23.2); Hot Springs Reservation, Ark. (40A-F23.3); Indian trust lands (40A-F23.4); land claims (40A-F23.5); land grants for railroads, ship canals, wagon roads, and internal improvements (40A-F23.6); land certified to Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi under railroad grants of 1856 (40A-F23.7); military reservation at Fort Jesup, La. (40A-F23.8); public lands on Anastasia Island at St. Augustine, Fla. (401-F23.9); public lands in California (40A-F23.10); public lands unsold and unappropriated (40A-F23.11); and various subjects (40A-F23.12). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 40A-F23.5, which is arranged alphabetically. There is also a docket volume, 40th Congress, Ist session, to 41st Congress, 3d session (40A-F23.13). For minutes,
see entry 491. Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: For docket, see entry 491. Committee on Roads and Canals: charter for the construction of a railroad
from Berwick Bay, via Opelous as, to Orange, La. (40-F25.1) and various subjects (40A-F25.2). Arranged chronologically. There are a volume of minutes (40A-F25.3), which also contains minutes of the Committee on the District of Columbia for the 45th Congress; and a docket volume
(40A-F25.4). Committee on the Territories: For docket, see entry 491; and minutes,
entry 434. Committee on says and Means: administration of the committee (400-F27.1);
appointments to membership on various House cannittees (40A-F27.2);
attested copies of House resolutions (40A-F27.3); Canadian reciprocity (40A-F27.4); cominodity tariff (40A-F27.5); tariff policy (40A-T27.6); customs frauds and problems, especially undervaluation of silk imports (40A-F27.7); drawbacks and exports (40A-F27.8); Government personnel (40A-F27.9); collection of internal revenue, including a volume of letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, Jan. 27-May 28, 1869, from the office of the Supervisor of Internal Revenue, New Orleans, La. (40A-F27.10); drafts and revisions of sections of the main internal revenue bill of 1868 (40A-F27.11); frauds in whiskey revenue (401-F27.12); other revenue frauds (40A-F27.13); recommendations concerning internal revenue (40A-F27.14); revenue stamps (40A-F27.15); specific taxation of bonds and securities (40A-F27.16), carfares (40A-F27.17), income (40AF27.18), lotteries (40A-F27.19), manufacturers (40A-F27.20), sales (40AF27.21), trades and vocations (40A-F27.22), confections (40A-F27.23), gunpowder (40A-F27.24), matches (40A-F27.25), petroleum (40A-F27.26), tobacco (401-F27.27), whiskey and alcohol (40A-F27.28), and other manufactured products (40A-F27.29); bonds and the funding of the national debt (40A-F27.30); currency and banking, including the problems of greenback inflation and resumption of specie payment (40A-F27.31); other matters of public finance (40A-F27.32); and various subjects (40AF27.33). Arranged chronologically within each group. There are also 2 docket volumes, l of which extends to the 41st Congress, 2d session
(40A-F27.34). Select Committees : on Frauds in the Pay Department (40A-F28.1); to In
vestigate the Hon. I. Donnelly and the Hon. B. F. Butler, including a volume of minutes (40A-F23.2); on Soldiers' and Sailors' Bounties (40AF28.3); and on Reconstruction, 40th and 41st Congresses, including a docket volume and 4 index volumes (40A-F28.4). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 40A-F28.4, which is arranged by State.
ORIGINALS OF PRINTED HOUSE DOCUMENTS. 35 ft.
505 Original executive documents, lst session (40A-GI), 2d session (40A-G2), and 3d session (40A-G3); and original miscellaneous documents, lst session (40A-44), 2d session (404-65), and 3d session (40A-G6). Arranged numerically within each group.
PETITIONS AND MLMORIAS, RESOLUTIONS OF STATE LOGISLATURES, AND RELATED
DOCUMENTS WHICHI VERE REFERRED TO COMMITTEES. 9 ft.
Grouped by specified committees listed below, thereunder by subject.
Hl.l) and various subjects (404-H1.2).
"illegal" taxes by States and municipalities (40A-13.1); railroads
and various subjects (40A-H3.5).
school for war orphans in East Tennessee (40A-H5.1).
Committee on Foreign Affairs: rights of naturalized citizens in foreign
countries (40A-H6.1) and various subjects (40A-H6.2). Committee on Freedmen's Affairs: continuation of the Freedmen's Bureau
(40A-H7.1); emigration to Liberia (40A-H7.2); and various subjects
(40A-H7.3). Committee on Indian Affairs: pacification and improvement of Indians
(40A-H8.1) and various subjects (40A-HE.2). Committee on Invalid Pensions: various subjects (40A-H9.1), arranged
alpliabetically by petitioner. Comcittee on the Judiciary: constitutional amendnent to acknowledge God
as the source of all authority and power in civil government (40A-H10.1); imweachment of President Andrew Johnson (40A-110.2); and various subjects
(40H-H10.3). Committee on Military Affairs: various subjects (40A-Hll.l). Committee on Naval Affairs: various subjects (40A-H12.1). Committee on the Pacific Railroad: various subjects (40A-H13.1). Committee on the Post Office and post Roads: various subjects (401-414.1). Committee on Public Lands: New Orleans, Opelousas, and Great Western
Railroad (40A-H15.1); and various subjects (40A-H15.2). Committee on Revolutionary Pensions: pensions for soldiers of the l.ar of
1812 and their widows (40A-H16.1), arranged alphabetically by petitioner. Comittee on Roads and Canals: incorporation of the l.ashington and Maryland
Rail Road Co. (40A-1117.1) and various subjects (404-H17.2). Committee on the Territories: various subjects (40A-Hl8.l). Committee on ways and Means: banks, currency, and related subjects (400
H19.1); barley (40A-H19.2); bitters and tonics (40A-H19.3); bonded
Andrew Johnson (406-H20.1).
and political disabilities, imposed by the 14th amendment, from residents of the following States: Alabama (401-H21.l), Arkansas (40AH21.2), California (40A-H21.3), District of Columbia (404-H21.4), Florida (40.1-H21.5), Georgia (40A-H21.6), Illinois (40.4-H21.7), Kansas (40A-H21.8), Kentucky (40A-H21.9), Louisiana (40A-H21.10), laryland (40A-H21.11), Mississippi (40A-121.12), wissouri (40.11.-H21.13), New viexico (40A-H21.14), Neri York (40A-H21.15), North Carolina (401-H21.16), Ohio (401-H21.17), South Carolina (40A-H21.18), Tennessee (40A-H21.19), Texas (40A-H21.20), Virginia (40A-H21.21), and liest Virginia (40.-H21.22); disorders in Tennessee (40A-H21.23); impeachment of the President (40AH21.24); proposed partition of Texas (404-H21.25); reconstruction in Virginia (401-H21.26); starvation in South Carolina (40A-1121.27); and various problems of reconstruction (404-1121.28).
ELECTION RECORDS. Less than 1/4 in.
507 Credentials of the Delegate from the Territory of Colorado (40.6-JIT.
OTHER RECORDS. 1 ft.
Roll calls (40A-KI) and various papers (40A-K2). Arranged chronologically within each group.
Records of Impeachment Proceedings
IMPEACHMENT OF ANDREW JOHNSON. 2 ft.
Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, including the journal of the managers of the House (40B-AI).
IMPEACHMENT OF RICHARD BUSTEED. 1 ft.
510 Papers pertaining to impeachment proceedings against Richard Busteed, Judge of the U. S. District Court for the District of Alabama (40B-B2). For other papers relating to the impeachment of Judge Busteed, see entry 524.
Records of the Office of the Clerk
For index to claims, pensions, etc., see entry 498. RECORD BOOKS. 13 vols. 2 ft.
511 Bill book of House and Senate bills and resolutions (40C-A2); register of bills and resolutions (40C-A2); petition book (40C-A3); register of committee reports (40C-A4); register of executive documents (40C-A5); register of miscellaneous documents (40C-A6); and 3 account books recording expenditures of the Clerk's Office, 40th Congress, 1st session, to 42d Congress, 2d session (40C-A7). For other account books, see entries 471, 484, and 496.
OTHER RECORDS. Less than 1/4 in.
Various papers (40C-B1), arranged by subject.
FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS, 1869-71
First Session, March 4-April 10, 1869
Records of Legislative Proceedings
MINUTE BOOK AND JOURNAIS. 6 vols. 2 ft.
513 Minute book, Ist, 2d, and 3d sessions (41A-Al); and legislative journal, 1st session (41A-A2), 2d session (414-43), and 3d session (41.
BILLS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE HOUSE. 17 ft.
Original House bills and bills upon which further action was taken
(41A-B1); original House joint resolutions and joint resolutions upon which further action was taken (41A-B2); engrossed House concurrent resolutions (41A-B3); House simple resolutions, motions, and orders (41A-B4); and 8 volumes of engrossed House bills and resolutions (41A-B5). Arranged numerically within each group, except 41A-B3, which is arranged chronologically, and 41A-B4, which is arranged alphabetically by Congressman.
BILIS AND RESOLUTIONS ORIGINATING IN THE SENATE AND CONSIDERED IN THE
515 Senate bills (41A-01) and Senate joint resolutions (41A-C2). Arranged numerically within each group.
ACCOMPANYING PAPERS FILE. 22 ft.
Papers relating to claims, pensions, and other forms of private relief together with papers relating to public matters (41A-D2). Arranged alphabetically by person, state, Territory, or subject.
COMITTEE REPORTS. 6 ft.
Original committee reports, 1st session (41A-El), 2d session (41A-22), and 3d session (426-63). Arranged numerically within each group.
COMITTEE PAPERS. 23 ft.
518 Records of the following committees, relating to the subjects listed or consisting of the kinds of documents specified: Committee on Accounts: expenditures of the Joint Committee on Ordnance
(41A-F1.l) and voucher receipts of the Clerk of the House (41A-F1.2). Arranged numerically within each group. There is also a volume of minutes, 41st Congress, 1st session, to 47th Congress, 1st session
(41A-F1.3). Committee on Appropriations: bills and resolutions referred to the
committee (47A-F2.1); correspondence of Henry L. Dawes, chairman, and C. C, Washburn, a Member from Wisconsin (41A-F2.2); District of Columbia, principally on education of colored youths, hospitals, and other public institutions (41A-F2.3); railroads (411-F2.4); river and harbor improvements (41A-F2.5); tariff policy (41A-F2.6); the Territories (41A-F2.7); ashington Market House investigation (414-F2.8); liilliam and Mary College (41A-F2.9); papers from or about the Commissioner of Public Buildings and Grounds (41A-F2.10), the Court of Claims (416F2.ll), the Fish Conservation Commission (41A-F2.12), the House of Representatives (41A-F2.13), the Senate (41A-F2.14), the Smithsonian Institution (41A-F2.15), the Supreme Court (41A-F2.16), and the Commission to Test Iron and Steel (414-F2.17); papers from or about the executive departments: Agriculture (41A-F2.18), Attorney General's Office (41A-F2.19), Interior (41A-F2.20), Navy (41A-F2.21), Post Office (41A-F2.22), State (41A-F2.23), Treasury (41A-F2.24), and War (41A-F2.25). Arranged chronologically within each group, except 41AF2.1, which is arranged numerically. There is also a volume containing an inventory of Capitol furniture, 41st Congress, 3d session (416-F2.26).
For letterpress copies of outgoing correspondence, see entry 504. Committee on Banking and Currency: a docket volume (41A-F3.1). For
minutes, see entry 504. Committee on Claims: claims (41A-F4.1), arranged alphabetically. There