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By Mr. Cragin
- H.K. | By Mr. Drake-Continued. For the payment of salaries due the clerks of committees and Calling for all information in the Navy Department in relation special messengers and pages retained during the recess.
to the discovery, occupation, and character of the Midway (December 10, 1867.]
islands in the Pacific ocean.--[July 9, 1868.]
Agreed to, 3857.
James F. Rosling, inspector of the quartermaster's department, Indian treaties in open session.--[July 20, 1868.]
By Mr. Edmunds
Calling for information in regard to unexpended balances in the By Mr. Davis
Treasury.-(December 6, 1867.]
15 Inquiring of the President the condition of the equal rights bill.Read and printed, 196; called up, 470, 472.
[January 8, 1868. ] In relation to the cosof the freedmen since June 30, 1865.
Agreed to, 384; response, 720. [December 17, 1867.]
Instructing Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the
expediency of providing for procedure in the trial of impeachJästructing the Committee on Commerce to inquire into the
ment, and for the suspension of the officer under impeachment expediency of regulating the various railroads in the United
pending his trial, &c.—January 13, 1868.]
Agreed to, 470.
1 Agreed to, 343.
In reference to a document purporting to be a report from the
Committee on Retrenchment on the subject of whisky frauds. Calling for the names of vessels of all kinds purchased or bired
[March 17, 1868.]
Inquiring of the President whether he has established any new
military department since the 1st day of August, 1867; and, On the death of Hon. Elijah Hise, late a member of the House of Representatives from Kentucky.--[January 24,
if so, what, and under what authority. [March 28, 1868. ]
Agreed to, 2176.
Requesting information concerning the practice in respect to the
settlement of public accounts and the drawing of requisitions
therefor by the Secretary of War upon the Treasury prior to
the passage of the late act respecting the prompt settlement Department for the purchasing, chartering, hiring, or employing
of public accounts. [April 6, 1868. ] of vessels from the 4th March, 1861, to the present time. - Agreed to, 2241.
[February 6, 1868.] Laid over, 999, 1071
Directing the Secretary to communicate to Hon. Edwin M.
Stanton the resolution presenting to him the thanks of Directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report the amount
Congress.-- [June 22, 1868.)
Calling for a list of the States of the Union whose Legislatures bear date.-[March 28, 1868.]
have ratified the fourteenth article of amendment to the Laid over, 2176.
Constitution of the United States.--[July 9, 1868.] For a committee of three to inquire into the unlawful means
Agreed to, 3857. alleged to bave been used toward members of the Senate to
Directing the Electoral College bill to be presented to Secretary constrain them in their action in the late impeachment trial.
of State.--[July 20, 1868.]
Agreed to, 4236.
, 2544; considered, 2548, 2597;, agreed to, 2599 ; By Mr. Ferry
5. Calling for certain information in reference to the case of Lucius By Ur. Doolittle
P. Bryan.--[February 29, 1868.] Referring the reconstruction bill (H. R. No. 439) to the committee
Adopted, 1515. with instructions to insett certain provisions relating to the Recalling from the House the bill relating to wagon-roads in qualifications of voters.--[January 23, 1868. ]
Dakota Territory.-[June 17, 1868.]
. Requesting the House to furnish the Senate any information which
Adopted, 3213. has come to the House tending to show that improper means
By Mr. Fessendenhave been used to influence the determination of the Senate
Calling for copies of all papers on file in the office of the Third on impeachment.--[May 18, 1868.]
Auditor in cases of certain claims and accounts arising in the Read, 2524
quartermaster's department.--[December 19, 1867.] That the Senate decline to furnish the information requested, and
Agreed to, 218. that the House be respectfully requested to furnish the
Directing the Committee on the Judiciary to inquire into the information, &c.-[May 18, 1868.)
expediency of repealing or modifying the act temporarily to
supply vacancies in the Executive Departments in certain Calling for the facts concerning the construction of the iron-clad cases.—[February 5, 1868.]
Agreed to, 981.
By Mr. FowlerCalling for information in reference to taxes on judicial salaries.
In relation to the proceeds of captured and abandoned property.
[March 6, 1868.]
Agreed to, 1694.
By Mr. Frelinghuysen
Affairs in regard
In reference to localities for powder magazines of the Govern. to the suspension of Hon. Edwin M. Stanton from the office
ment.--[February 6, 1868.] of Secretary of War.-[January 15, 1868; }
Agreed to, 999. Referred, 510; reported, 787; discussed," 787, 817, 1033 ;
, | By Mr. Grimes That Philip F. Thomas is not entitled to take the oath of office as
Calling upon the Attorney General for copies of all opinions * Senator from the State of Maryland, or to hold a seat in this
officially given by him in relation to the pay of retired and body as sach Senator; and that the President pro tempore of
reserved officers of the Navy.--[January 8, 1868.] the Senate inform the Governor of the State of Maryland of
Agreed to, 373. the action of the Senate in the premises. -[February 10, 1868. ]
Requesting Secretary of the Treasury to suspend, until further action
of Congress, all payments to the retired and reserved officers For printing five thousand additional copies of the report of the
of the Navy promoted under the act of March 2, 1867.
[January 11, 1868. ] Calling for the report of Inspector General Marey, made in 1864, Referred, 2267 ; reported and discussed, 2298 ; adopted, 2297.
Agreed to, 453.
Instructing Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency and the condition of the department of Arkansas) and the
of reducing the duty on imports at the same time that the internal tax on domestic manufactures shall be reduced or
abolished.-[March 12, 1868. ] five (1999A
Laid over, 1834.
Read and discussed, 699.
Not agreed to, 2526
Monitor.-- [July 24, 1868.]
Agreed to, 4402, 4467. By Mr. Drake
[December 2, 1867.) Agreed to, 1.
impeachment trial.-[April 7, 1868.),
Indian territory.--[May 27, 1868.]. !:Agreed to, 2595.
By Mr. Harlan
By Mr. Howard-Continued. Instructing Committee on Military Affairs to inquire into the Direeting the Freedunen's Bureau bill to be presented to the propriety of including previous service in the Marine corps in
Secretary of State.--[July 25, 1868.] establishing relative rank in the Army:-[ December 9, 1867.] Agreed to, 4451. Agreed to, 79.
Mr. HoveIn reference to bills upon the Calendar relating to the District of
Instructing Committee on the Library to report some suitable Columbia.[January 30, 180$.]
measure for the disposition of the public documents and Agreed to, 845.
books in the custody of the Secretary of the Interior.Setting apart Friday for the consideration of bills relating to the
[January 21, 1868.] District of Columbia.-[May 21, 1868. ]
Agreed to, 650. Laid over, 2545; called up, 2583 ; adopted, 2584.
Making inquiry as to any order adopted prohibiting the individuals In relation to Anacostia bridge.-[May 28, 1808.]
of the Oneida tribe of Indians from cutting and removing Laid over, 2623 ; adopted, 3314.
timber from the common lands of the tribe. [June 16, 1868.) Calling for information relative to the present status of the claims of loyal Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, under the forty.ninth
Agreed to, 3176.
Calling for proceedings of the general court-martial convened at A v Agreed to, 3176.
West Point, New York, by Special Orders, No. 254.By Mr. Harris
(December 13, 1867.)
Laid over, 165. In reference to rebuilding of the levees upon the lower Mississippi river.-[July 25, 1868.]
That Hon. Philip F. Thomas, Senator-elect from Maryland, be
admitted to his seat on taking the oaths prescribed by the Agreed to. 4450.
Constitution and laws of the United States.-[December 18, By Mr. Henderson
1867.] Calling for the instructions issued under the confiscation act of
Read and printed, 243; discussed, 320, 632, 653, 678; motion July 17, 1862, and a statement of the proceeds of property
to take up, 880, 923, 1127 ; discussed, 1144, 1165, 1205, 1232, confiscated, &c.-[December 9, 1867.]
1260; rejected, 1271. Read and discussed, 81; referred, 83. Instructing Committee on Finance to report a bill containing g certain
By Mr. McDonaldspecified provisions in reference to the consolidation of the
Authorizing the Sergeant-at-Arms to retain during the coming national debt, the amendment of the national banking laws,
recess the special messengers, pages, and laborers now
employed. -- [July 13, 1868. ]
Laid over, 3984.
By Mr. MorganOn the death of Hon. Thomas E. Noell, late Representative in
For printing report of the Librarian of Congress.-[ December 18, Congress from Missouri.-[January 22, 1868.)
1867.] Agreed to, 686.
Referred, 242; discussed, 492. For printing additional copies of report of Secretary of War,
Inquiring the amount paid for rent of the public stores in the city communicating report of Brigadier General M. D. Macalester,
of New York, and whether a more suitable location for customs of a survey of Bayou Manchac and Amité river.-[February
warehouses may not be obtained.-[February 3, 1868. ]
Agreed to, 922.
Calling for an estimate of the
expense of removing the three reefs For a committee to wait on the President.--[July 27, 1868.)
known as Battery reef, Diamond reef, and Coenties reef, in Agreed to, 4518.
the East river, New York harbor.-[February 4, 1868.] By Mr. Hendricks
Agreed to, 950. Inquiring what have been the monthly expenditures and the average
Calling for the report of Commodore Case, United States lightexpenditures per month of the War, Navy, and Interior Depart.
house inspector, on the buoys of the harbor of New York. ments since the 1st day of July, 1865, and also the monthly
(March 28, 1868.] expenditures of each bureau of said Departments during the
Agreed to, 2176. present fiscal year. -[March 18, 1868. ]
For printing report of Secretary of the Treasury communicating Agreed to, 1940; motion to reconsider, 1975; agreed to, 1976.
information in relation to laws regulating the carriage of Accepting resignation of the Secretary of the Senate.-[May 13,
passengers in steamships.--[April 8, 1868.
Agreed to, 2275.
By Mr. Morrill, of Maine-
Instructing Committee on the District of Columbia to inquire into
the facts connected with the forcible ejectment of one of the Read, 4462.
employés of the Senate, on account of race, from the cars of By Mr. Howard
the Alexandria, Washington, and Georgetown railroad, and Calling for a statement of the amount of bonds issued to the
what legislation is necessary to protect the rights of passengers Union Pacific Railroad Company and its branches, the account
on said road.-[February 10, 1868.]
Laid over, 1071; discussed, 1121 ; agreed to, 1125.
Making certain inquiries in regard to the number of military dis[December 10, 1867.]
tricts or headquarters established in the District of Columbia. – Agreed to, 98.
[February 17, 1868.] Calling for a statement of the amount of United States bonds Agreed to, 1204.
issued to the Union Pacific Railroad Company and its branches, Directing the funeral expenses and three months' pay of Noah the interest paid by the Government upon such bonds, and the
Smith, deceased, to be paid out of the contingent fund of the interest repaid by said several railroad companies to the United
In reference to the issuing of new bonds by tbe Secretary of the In reference to the occupation of San Juan Island, in Puget Treasury, upon satisfactory proof of the destruction of any of sound.—[December 17, 1867.]
the bonds of the United States in the hands of bona fide Laid over, 220; agreed to, 243.
1. holders.--[July 23, 1868. ]
Meade on their being assigned to the command of the fourth By Mr. Morrill, of Vermont-
Instructing Committee on Printing to report the cost of all public opinions in Cabinet meetings respectiug the construction of
documents annually published for distribution, &c.—[January said acts. --[January 23, 1868.)
6, 1868. ] Agreed to, 703; reconsidered, 703; agreed to, 951.
Agreed to, 318. ». For the appointment of a select committee to consider aud report
Instructing Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency on the message of the House of Representatives respecting
of affixing a penalty upon any officer of the Government who the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.--[February 26, 1868.]
shall authorize the expenditure of money for any purpose not Reported and agreed to, 1406; report of committee, 1431.
previously authorized by law.-[January 8, 1868.] In relation to the inpeachment of President Johnson.-[March
Read, 372; adopted, 373 4, 1868.]
Instructing Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds to inquire Adopted, 1657.
whether the expense of paving the avenues of the city of Calling for the reports of the Union Pacific Railroad Company
.. Washington could not be reduced by turfing twenty feet of the [July 3, 1868.]
center or ten feet on each side of such avenues, and planting Agreed to, 3710.
the same with shade trees.--[January 8, 1868.] Agreed to, 373.
ed under the
& [ March
Calling for information in regard to the taxes collected from national
XXVII By Mt. Morrill, of Vermont-Continued.
buy By Mr. Ramsey-Continued. Instructing Committee on Post Offices and Post Roads to make Calling for correspondence recently had with the authorities of i bra
certain inquiries in reference to the recent postal treaties with Great Britain in relation to a new postal treaty -[May 28, foreign Governments. - January 13, 1868-] dua
1868.] : wisdon olul al is in de conta do 10!
15%. Agreed to, 2624.07.200
H. R., parts one and two.-[June 27, 1868.]
Referred, 8552; reported and agreed to, 3608. un reference to the amount of material to be printed
stritoni resolution of March 3, 1868, "authorizing the printing of the By Mr. Ross referenciados entre
Calling for a statement of the annual expense during the last Esposition, the cost of the
three years of maintaining the military establishment in the pler Agreed to, 1977.
Territories of New Mexico and Arizona, and of the annual
meiul experises of the Indian department iq New Mexico and Arizona 7. Bons during the same period.--[February 6, 1868.)
dAgreed to, 999. Agreed to, 10.
For printiog five thousand additional copies of the report of J.
Ross Browne on the mineral resources of the Territories.792 the illegal and governments now to report a bill abrogating
in the late rebel
[March 27, 1868.] 27.94
Requesting the House to furnish to the Senate all testimony taken
in relation to charges of corruption in connection with the
trial of the impeachment of the President.--[May 28, 1868.] non Calling for the result of the survey of the falls of the Ohio river
Laid over, 2628.
By Mr. Sherman-
Calling for the correspondence between the United States and
instructions-'and reports, &c. — housias conditions as will not materially interfere with navigation.- [December 1, 1867.]! (May 18, 1868.sapse sided you
Agreed to, 04.75 Laid over, 2509; discussed, 2545; passed, 2548; moțion to For printing report of the Comptroller of the Currency.reconsider, 2556.
[December 11, 1867.] Sto Calling for the correspondence between the British Government
Referred, 123.0 smysgu and the Government of the United States in relation to the
Directing the Secretary of the Treasury to report to Sevate such boutin Alabama claims.[May 27, 1868. ]
existing and unexpended appropriations as may without pubeAgreed to, 2597. bieq stabilisa-is!: Bits
injury to the public service be carried to the surplus fund, &c.By Mr. Patterson, of New Hampshire
[January 13, 1868.] Jostructing the Secretary of the Treasury to furnish copies of all Agreed to, 471. communications to him from the Commissioner of Internal
On the death of Hon. Cornelius S. Hamilton, late a member of bambu Revenue relative to the removal or appointment of assessors
the House of Representatives from Ohio.-(January 23, 1868.] or collectors since the 1st day of June, 1807.-[February 12,
Adopted, 712. 204, Agreed to 1126, eiver ogs
Provi-ling for an index to the report of the impeachment trial.For printing report of Committee on Retrenchment upon the
[ May 28, 1868.] diplomatic and cousular service of the United States.
Read, 2609; modified and adopted, 2624. (July 3, 1868.]
By Mr. Sprague Referred, 3709; reported and agreed to, 3817.
In relation to the customs warehousing system.--[March 13, 1868.)
Reported, 1863. Instructing Committee on Territories to consider the propriety Instructivg the Committee on Agriculture to inquire into the soal of changing the northern boundary of Colorado Territory.
expediency of procuring the best 'steaun-plow and apparátus [January 30, 1868.]
for exbibition on grounds of the Department of Agriculture.Agreed to, 845.
[June 27, 1868.] Inquiring wby a large number of persons enrolled as Creek Indians
Agreed to, 3552.
For printing report of the Commissioner of General Land Office Agreed 10, 2595.
for 1867, with an abridgment in French, German, Dutch, 21 ม.4
Swedish, and Spanish, for distribution in Europe. -[February By Mr. Ramsey.camp cat titt Saati
10, 1868.) Direeting Committee on Foreign Relations to inquire into the
Referred, 1071. expediency of a treaty between the United States and the * Dominion of Canada containing certain
Calling for information in reference to certain suits in New York,
known as the Devnistown cotton suits.--[February 18, 1868.) Laid over, 79; substitute read and printed, 880 ; adopted, 4506.
Laid over, 1142; agreed to, 1204. Instructing the Secretary of the Senate to pay to the widow of the
Aathorizing the Congressional Printer to loan to J. Ross Browne was in late Hon . George Reed Riddle, late Senator from Delaware,
the stereotype plates of his " report on the mineral resources towwas the mileage due at the commencement of the present session
of the States and Territories west of the Rocky mountains, of Congress.--[December 10, 1867.)
with permission to print from the same. - (June 1, 1868.]
Reported, 2624; reported and agreed to, 2727. For printing extra copies of the Postinaster General's reporte
Calling for information in regard to an alleged contract of Pratt,
Arnold & Walbridge for carrying the mail on roate No. Referred, osa 10, 1867.)
* 15703, between Humboldt City, Nevada, and Boisé City, Concerning the military reservation at Fort Ridgely,
Idaho.--[June 13, 1868. ]
Agreed to, 3110.
Requesting the Secretary of the Interior to suspend the execution
of his order restoring to market the lands heretofore withdrawn
by him for the use of the Southern railroad in California. -Calling for a report of the names of the several claimants for
[July 25, 1868.] volupa! sumitex Hi 17.1? pista.in.: 104
Agreed to, 4452. indemnity for depredations by the Sioux lodians in Minnesota
For printing Land Office maps.(July 27, 1868.) -22:stál
-19791,936& Directing Committee on Pensions to inquire into the expediency
By Mr. Sunnerb 2013 146246 pont de rebus gedood w gairhopal of so amending the pension laws that the marriage of a
lo Calling for correspondence between the United States and Great deceased soldier's widow shall no longer work a forfeiture of
Britain relating to existing claims on each other. [December
4, 1867.] for printing the letter of the Secretary of the Treasury, inclosing
Agreed 10, 19, ni et ressai vidi no noticedo) anitostian
Instructing the Committee on the Pay of Officers of the Senate the report of James W. Taylor upon gold and silver mines and
to inquire into the expediency of defining the duties of the Referred, 2436, 2369; reported and agreed to, 2968. mining east of the Rocky mountains. (May 13, 1868.]
2. Secretary, Sergeant-at-Arms, and other officers of the Senate.“
[December 9, 1867.)
By Mr. Pomeroy
[May 27, 1868. Lasse
(December 1, 1867.)
[December 20, 1867.] Agreed to, 309.
el Referred, 471.
Agreed to, 1621
under the act of February 16, 1868, &c. --[March 3, 1868.)
1 By Mr. Sumner-Continued,
By Mr. Thayer--Continued. Calling for the correspondence with the Government of Great Calling for information in reference to James A. Seddon, late
Britain touching the recognition of belligerent rights by that - Secretary of War of the so-called confederate States, and the Power at the beginning of the late rebellion, and the depreda
number of Union prisoners who died in rebel prisons from tions on the commerce of the United States by vessels built, &c.,
cruelties while the said James A, Seddon was Secretary of in Great Britain.-[December 10, 1867.]"
- War.---[January 21, 1868. ] Agreed to, 98.
Agreed to, 650. Instructing Committee on Pensions to consider the expediency of Requesting the return of the resolution passed January 21, 1868,
extending to the widows of officers the increased pension of in relation to the pardon of James A. Seddon.-[January 22, two dollars a month granted by the act of July 25, 1866.
1868.] [January 7, 1868.]
Agreed to, 678. Agreed to, 343.
Instructing Committee on the District of Columbia to inquire Calling for the correspondence on the subject of a claim under the whether the Washington Gaslight Company have forfeited act of Congress of the 18th of August, 1856, by any citizen of
their charter, and what further legislation is necessary to secure the United States to the guano on Alta Vela, an island in the
to the city the means of lighting it in a suitable manner.vicinity of St. Domingo.-[January 13, 1868.]
[February 6, 1868.] Agreed to, 471.
A greed to, 399. Calling for the correspondence in reference to the arrest and trial Calling for information in relation to losses of supplies.-[June of certain American citizens by the British Government.
25, 1868.] [January 27, 1868.]'
Agreed to, 3463. Agreed to, 765.
By Mr. TiptonCalling for the correspondence upon the subject of the murder, by
Instructing Committee on Territories to inquire into the expediency inhabitants of Formosa, of the ship's company of the American
133) of making certain amendments to the organic act of New bark Rover, and measures adopted for obtaining redress
Mexico. - [ December 3, 1867.] for the outrage. - [ February 5, 1868.] Agreed to, 981.
Agreed to, 10. Instructing Committee on the District of Columbia to inquire By Mr. Trumbull
whether any additional legislation is needed in order to secure Calling for certain information touching the release of captured the rights of colored persons in the railroad from Washington
and abandoned property by the Secretary of the Treasury.to Alexandria.-[February 10, 1868.]
[December 9, 1867.) Laid over, 1071.
Agreed to, 79. That Philip F. Thomas, Senator-elect from Maryland, cannot be
Directing the Attorney General to inform the Senate the amount admitted to take the oaths of office required by the Constitution
paid for special counsel to assist in cases before the Supreme and laws. - February 13, 1868.)
Court for the years ending June 30, 1865, June 30, 1866, and Read and discussed, 1145.
June 30, 1867; and the amount paid for the years ending Instructing Committee on the District of Columbia to inquire into
June 30, 1865, June 30, 1866, and June 30, 1867, for assistance the treatment of colored persons on the railroad from
rendered to the district attorneys.[December 16, 1867.] Washington to Baltimore, and what additional legislation is Adopted, 196, "
City needed to prevent abuses on that road.-(February 17, 1868.]
Calling forcertain information in regard to captured and abandoned Laid over, 1204 ; withdrawn, 3314.
cotton.-[January 27, 1868.] Calling for information on the subject of the alleged interference
Agreed to, 765. of our consul at Rome during the late attempted invasion of the Roman States.—[ February 17, 1868.]
Requesting the commissioners for the revision and consolidation Agreed to, 1204.
of the statute laws of the United States to report progress. Calling for the correspondence on the subject of the abduction of
[May 13, 1868.) one Allan McDonald from the township of Moore, in Canada. —
Reported and agreed to, 2436. [February 21, 1868. ]
For printing the report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year, Agreed to, 1311
1867.- [May 29, 1868.] Referring the credentials of George Vickers, as Senator-elect of
Referred, 2668 ; reported and agreed to, 2687.' Maryland, to the Committee on the Judiciary with certain
That the appointment by the Secretary of the Interior of Louis instructions.-[March 9, 1868.]
V. Bogy as special agent for the purposes stated to the Senate Proposed, 1742.
of the 8th of April, 1867, and as explained in the letter of For printing one thousand five hundred copies of the message and
the 18th of April, 1867, was improper and unauthorized.
[June 26, 1868.) accompanying documents relating to the joint occupation of San Juan island, in Paget sound.--[March 18, 1868.]
Reported, 3504. Referred, 1940.
In relation to the pay of southern Senators.-[July 21, 1868.]
Proposed, 4266; discussed, 4454, 4459, 4160; amended and Directing the Secretary to communicate to the House a certified copy of the proceedings of the Senate upon articles of
agreed to, 4462. impeachment for the last two days of the trial. ---[May 18, | By Mr. Willey1868.]
Calling for certain information in regard to the registration of Proposed, 2519.
voters under the reconstruction acts in the rebel States. Acceptioġ the resignation of Mr. Forney as Secretary of the
"[December 5, 1867.} Senate, and authorizing Mr. McDonald to act as Secretary 4.4: Agreed to, 38.
1 ad interim.--[May 27, 1868. ]
Inquiring how many justices of the peace are now in commission Laid over, 25972
in each ward respectively of the city of Washington.-[January Declaring the constitutional responsibility of Senators for their
30, 1868.] votes on impeachment.---[June 3, 1868.]
Agreed to, 845. Read, 2790.
-1 In reference to facilities at the local stations of the post office in
By Mr. Williams-the large cities.—[June 8, 1868. }
Instructing Committee on Indian Affairs to inquire into the Agreed to, 2922.
expediency of adopting a specified policy toward the Indiang.-To invite Mr. Burlingame and his associates of the Chinese
December 2, 1867.] embassy to visit the Senate.- [June 15, 1868. ]
Read and printed, 1. Agreed to, 3163.
Instructing Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency For printing report of National Academy of Sciences for the year
of funding and consulidating the national debt in a certain 1867.-- [July 8, 1868.]
manner, preventing the imposition of high discriminating Referred, 3818; reported and passed, 8954.
duties, and amending the national bank act.-[January 14, By Mr. Thayer
Read and printed, 491
.. Inquiring whether Edmund Cooper assumed the duties of Assistant Secretary of the Treasury upon the 30th of November, and
Requesting the Secretary of the Treasury to inform the Senate if so, under what law.-(December 2, 1867.} 11:33
for what reasons and under what law he withholds from Laid over, 1; agreed to, 64.
the Governor of Idaho Territory his salary.--[February 29, Instructing Committee on Public Lands to inquire if any further
1868.), Nei' legislation is necessary to cause the public lands in the State
Agreed to, 1515. of Nebraska along the line of the Union Pacific railway to be
Calling upon the Secretary of the Treasury for information in restored to market for homesteads and actual settlements.
reference to the number of clerks removed, and the number [January 13, 1868.)
indow: appointed in his Department since the 1st of Japuary, 1868.-Agreed to, 471.
1.) @ ! 178!1
- [March 20, 1868.] w syv nad 11 sistem
Laid ofer, 2009. 9728 bat 9:169 firilo
By Mr. Wilson-Continued.
of the War Department for the support of Indians in charge act to amend the judiciary act, passed the 24th of September,
of the Indian Bureau.—[February 13, 1868.]
Agreed to, 1143.
Calling for a statement showing the comparative rates now paid
by the United States for the transportation of troops and including Black Point, lying upon the bay of San Francisco,
military stores to certain railroad companies.—[February 13, accompanied by a diagram showing the external boundaries,
Agreed to, 1143.
Inquiring whether any new military department has been authorized
under orders issued by the President of the United States, and Instructing the Committee on Naval Affairs to make certain
if so, under what authority of law.-[February 14, 1868.] inquiries in relation to the changes that have been made in Read, 1163. the organization of the several navy-yards in the various civil Directing Committee on Printing to consider the expediency of departments thereof.-[December 5, 1867.]
employing a suitable person to prepare an index to the Agreed to, 88.
Congressional Globe on the plan of Moore's improved index.-
[March 20, 1868.]
Inquiring the number of persons employed in the navy-yards 5, 1867.]
January 1, 1868, and July 1, 1868, &c.-[July 8, 1868.] Agreed to, 38.
Agreed to, 3818. Calling for information in regard to the increase in the number of Calling for the facts relative to the trial of Albert M. D. C. Lusx employés in the New York custom-house, and the additional
by a military commission at New Orleans, for the murder of expense to the Treasury, &c.--[January 24, 1868.]
a colored boy, together with a copy of the record in the case. Agreed to, 722.
[July 23, 1868.]
Bureau discharging the officers and agents of said bureau on By Mr. Yates-
Mexico.-[July 8, 1868. ]
Agreed to, 3818.