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Vessels--Continued.

Vincent, Frederick, bill (8. No. 580) for the War Department-Continued. · bill (H. R. No. 1119) for the registration or relief of, administrator of James Le Caxe, communications from, 19, 151, 552, 764, 768 enrollment of certain foreign. surviving partner of Le Caze & Mallet

876, 950, 980, 1094, 1165, 1371, 1410, received from House, 2600; referred, 2622; [By Mr. Nye.)

1620, 1703, 1812, 1939, 2274, 2484, reported, 3767; passed, 8954; enrolled, reported, 3566.

2505, 2583, 2769, 3022, 3212, 3521, 3988. Virginia-see Reconstruction.

3551, 3983, 4092, 4210, 4312, 4436 bill (H. R. No. 1120) to authorize the Secre Volant and Science, bill (S. No. 551) to carry

joint resolution (H. R. No. 203) reducing tary of the Treasury to change the names into effect the two several decrees of the

the expenses of the. of certain.

district court of the United States for the received from House, 1144; referred, 1102; received from House, 2600; referred, 2622; district of Louisiana in the cases of the reported, 1162; discussed, 1231; passed, reported, 2856 ; passed, 3242; enrolled, British vessels-[By Mr. Sumner.]

1232; enrolled, 1260.
3279.
reported, 3146.

remarks by-. bill (S. No. 505) to amend an act entitled | Voters, resolution calling for certain informa

... 1231 "An act concerning the registering and tion in regard to the registration of voters

Mr. Wilson ...... ....... 1162, 1231 recording of ships or”-[By Mr. Mor. under the reconstruction acts in the rebel

bill (8. No. 660) to transfer the Indian Bu. rill, of Maine. ] States—[By Mr. Willey, December 5,

reau and Indian affairs from the Interior referred, 2689; reported, 3051 ; passed, 1867.]

Department to the-[By Mr. Porneroy.]
8245; passed House, 3783; enrolled,
agreed to, 38.

referred, 3275.
3748; approved, 8771.
In House : received from Sepate, 3271;
resolution referring the reconstruction bill

Ward, Thomas W., bill (S. No. 542) for the
referred, 3477; reported and passed,
(H. R. No. 439) to the committee with

relief of, collector of customs at Corpus 3732; enrolled, 3762. instructions to insert certain provisions

Christi, Texas-[By Mr. Chandler.] joint resolution (H. R. No. 388) exonerating

relating to the qualifications of-[By Mr.

referred, 3116; reported, 3240; passed, certain, of the United States from the

3247 ; passed House, 3860 ; enrolled, Doolittle, January 23, 1868.) payment of tonnage fees to consular read and discussed, 699.

3872; approved, 3984.

In House : received from Senate, 8271 ; re. agents in Canada.

W.

ferred, 3476 ; reported and passed, 3883 ; received from House, 3984; referred, 4034; reported, 4146; passed, 4160, 4161; Wade, Benjamin F., & Senator from Ohio, and

enrolled, 3886.
enrolled, 4210.
President pro tempore....,

Warehouse, joint resolution, (S. R. No. 117)

to authorize the erection of a, at Fort bill (8. No. 623) for the registration or en.

joint resolution introduced by-
rollment of certain foreign-built-[By
No. 120—for the relief of Major A. L.

Monroe, Virginia-[By Mr. Wilson.)
Mr. Morrill; of Maine.]
Brewer, late a paymastor in the United

referred, 1644 ; reported and passed, 1669;' reported, 4098.

States Army

............1717

passed House, 1843; enrolled, 1843; ap

proved, 1887. Veto of the bill (S. No. 213) to amend an act Wagon-road, bill (S. No. 167) granting lands

In House : received from Senate, 1693; entitled "An act to amend the judicial to the State of Oregon to aid in the con

passed, 1848; enrolled, 1859. act passed the 24th of September, 1789,"

struction of a military, from the navigable Warehouses, resolution inquiring the amount 2088, 2094 waters of Coos bay to Roseburg-[By Mr.

paid for rent of the public stores in the of the bill (H. R. No. 1039) to admit the

Willianis.)
State of Arkansas to representation in

city of New York, and whether a more referred, 38; reported, 845.

guitable location for customs, may not be Congress

bill (S. No. 219) to provide for the con obtained-[By Mr. Morgan, February 3, of the bill (H. R. No. 1058) to admit the struction of a, from the Horse Plains to

1868.] States of North Carolina, South Carolina,

Cabinett Landing, on the Pen D'Oreille

agreed to, 922. Louisiana, Georgia, and Alabama to rep

river, in Montana Torritory-[By Mr. resentation in Congress...

bili (S. No. 504) to amend an act entitled ......3466 Williams.]

An act to extend the warehousing sysof the joint resolution (S. R. No. 139) exreferred, 343.

tem by establishing bonded"-[By Mr. cluding from the Electoral College the bill (H. R. No. 761) to construct a, from Morrill, of Maine.] votes of States lately in rebellion which West Point, in the county of Orange, referred, 2689.) shall not have been reorganized........4235 State of New York, to Cornwall Land- || Warehousisg system, resolution in relation to of the bill (S. No. 567) relating to the Freed ing, in said county.

the cnstoms-[By Mr. Sprague, March 13, men's Bureau and providing for its dis

received from House, 4031; referred, 4031; 1868. ] Vickers, George, a Senator from Maryland,

...4450

reported and passed, 4075; enrolled, reported, 1863.
4151.

Warner, Willard, a Senator from Alabama, 4465
resolution referring the credentials of, a
Senator-elect of Maryland, to the Com.

Wagon-roads, bill (H. R. No. 650) to amend Warrant, joint resolution (H. R. No. 19) dimittee on the Judiciary with certain in.

the act of March 3, 1865, providing for the recting that certain moneys now in the structions-[By Mr. Sumner, March 9,

construction of certain, in Dakota Terri hands of the United States Treasurer, as tory.

special agent of the Treasury Department, proposed, 1742.

received from House, 1464; referred, 1486; be covered by, into the United States

reported, 2623; passed with amendment, Treasury.

2624; récalled from House, 3213; re reported, 98; corrected, 119; discussed, 120, 1.743 turned, reconsidered, and recommitted, 145, 373, 1211, 1232, 1466, 1489 ; passed .1743, 1744 3213 ; reported, 3463 ; passed with amend. with amendments and title amended, 1497;

1744 ment, 3505; concurred in by House, 3872; agreed to by House, with amendment, 1742, 1743, 1744 enrolled, 3904.

1744; called up, 1782 ; non-concurred in, 1743, 1744 || Walker, A. W., joint resolution (S. R. No. 1809; conference, 1809, 1812, 1843; con: .1742, 1743, 1744 9) in favor of-[By Mr. Patterson, of ference report, 2176; concurred in by .1744 Tennessee. ]

House, 2160 ; concurred in by Senate, 2080, 3213, 3504 reported, 3504 ; indefinitely postponed, 4405. 2176; enrolled, 2192. ..8060, 4024 | Wall, Perry G., bill (S. No. 388) to remove Washington--see District of Columbia. .2904 politicaldisabilities from, of Florida—[By | Washington, Georgetown, and Alexandria Mr. Ferry.]

Steam Packet Company, bill (S. No. 236) on the hill relating to contested elections | Wallace, Margaret Ann, bill (H. R. No. 1227) referred, 1371.

in addition to the act entitled “An act to

incorporate the''--[By Mr. Willey.] on the bill to relieve certain citizens of .......3130 granting a pension to.

referred, 404; reported, 3671; passed, 3718. North Carolina from disabilities.....3180

received from House and referred, 3119; In llouse : received from Senate, 3761; reon the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1341),

referred anew, 3900; reported, 4146 ; ferred, 4490.
passed, 4270; enrolled, 4275.

Washington Territory, bill (S. No. 181) to 4172 | Walters, Orlena, bill (H. R. No. 1247) grant. establish certain post roads in the State ing a pension to

of Oregon and-[By Mr. Williams.) received from House and referred, 8119; referred, 99. 4250, 4251 reported, 8954 ; passed, 4366; enrolled, bill (S. No. 273) to establish certain post ..4291 4443.

routes in the State of Oregon and-[By Wands, Catharino, bill (S. No. 497) for the

Mr. Williams.] relief of--[By Mr. Van Winkle.)

referred, 650. reported, 2688; passed,3324; passed House, bill (S. No. 487) to disapprove an act of the 8902 ; enrolled, 8958; approved, 3984.

Legislative Assembly of, redistricting the erant an Americano register to the onreferred; 3846 ; reported and passed, 3898. In House : received from Senate, 3345 ; Territory and reassigning the judges

theretu-[By Mr. Nye.] War claims see Claims.

reported, 2694; passed, 3709; passed War Department, calls for information upon, : House, 4454; approved, 4517.

19, 38, 308, 625, 050, 999, 1143, 1201, In House : received from Senate, 8782 ; 1658, 2241, 8463, 8710, 3901, 4462 passed, 4489; enrolled, 4496.

contingance

1865.)

remarks by

Mr. Anthony
Mr. Conness
Mr. Grimes............
Mr. Johnson ......
Mr. Nye .........

Mr. Sumner...
qualified..
petitions presented by
incidental remarks by...
remarks on the order of business ..........

on bill to admit North Carolina, &c., 2927
(Ser App ndix.)

in Washington city

on the bill to reduce the military peace

establishment of the United States, 4249,

on the Ohio river bridge bill....
on the bill concerning the rights of Ameri-

can citizens abroad.
on representation in Congress--gee Ap.

pendix.
Victoria, joint resolution (H. R. No. 331) to

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received from House, 3956; referred, 8983;

reported, 4146; passed, 4161; enrolled,
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Waters, George R., bill (H. R. No. 662) grant. || Whistler, Julia, bill (S. No. 516) granting a ing a pension to the widow and children of.

pension to--[By Mr. Van Winkle.] received from House, 1038; referred, 1068; reported, 2922; passed, 3324.

reported, 1461; passed with amendinents, In House: received from Senate, 3345 ; 3319; conference, 3688; conference report, referred, 8316; reported adversely, 3896. 3857 ; concurred in by Senate, 3857; by Whitt, Martin, bill (S. No. 499) granting a

House, 3954; enrolled, 3958.
Watson, Robert, bill (S. No. 606) granting a

pension to the widow and child of, de

ceased-[By Mr. Van Winkle.] pension to-[By Mr. Fowler.) referred, 3857; reported, 4197; passed, 4368;

reported, 2689; passed, 3324. passed House, 4451; enrolled, 4159 ;

In House: received from Senate, 3345 ; approved, 4506.

referred, 3346. In House : received from Senáte, 4395 ; || Whyte, William Pinkney, a Senator from passed, 4477 ; enrolled, 4492.

Maryland..... Watts, Isaac, bill (H. R. No. 1128) for the Wilcox, Charles W., bill (H. R. No. 672) relief of.

granting a pension to the widow and minor received from House, 2690; referred, 2701;

children of referred anew, 2759.

received from House, 1038; referred, 1068; Webb, Sarah, bill (S. No. 339) granting a pen

reported, 1515; passed with amendments, sion to, widow of William R. Webb, and

3820; conference, 3688; conference report, her minor child-[By Mr. Van Winkle.)

8857; concurred in by Senate, 3857; by reported, 1070; passed, 1841 ; passed House,

House, 3954; enrolled, 3958. 2925; enrolled, 2927; approved, 3053.

Wilklow, Myron, bill (H. R. No. 669) grantIn House: received from Senate, 1859; re ing a pension to the widow and children

ferred, 1869; reported and passed, 2910. Webster, Frances M., bill (H. R. No. 1254)

received from House, 1038 ; referred, 1068; granting a pension to.

reported, 1515; passed with amendments, received from House and referred, 3120; 3320; conference, 3688; conference report, reported, 3954; passed, 4366; enrolled,

3857; concurred in by Senate, 3857; by 4443.

House, 3954 ; enrolled, 3958. Weed, John A. and Elizabeth J., bill (S. No. Willey, Waitinan T., a Senator from West Vir: 383) granting a pension to, minor children ginia .......

.............I of Robert T. Weed, deceased-[By Mr. petitions presented by.........18, 78, 299, 404, Van Winkle.]

433, 624, 649, 674, 765, 920, 1069, reported, 1311 ; passed, 1842; passed House

1203, 1567, 1620, 1717, 1862, 2176, with amendment, 3902; conference, 3954,

2237, 2240, 2431, 2306, 2583, 2053, 3984; conference report, 4097 ; concurred

3313, 3327, 3123, 3510, 3953, 3983 in by Senate, 4097; by House, 4147; bills introduced by-enroiled, 4159; approved, 4235. In House : received from Senate, 1859; re

No. 183--for the relief of William H.
Harman.....

.120
ferred, 1869; reported and passed with
amendment, 3815 ; conference report

No. 186-providing for the sale of the agreed to by House, 4131 ; by Senate,

lands belonging to the United States at 4182; enrolted, 4186.

and near Harper's Ferry, in the county Weeks, Mrs. Nancy, bitl (H. R. No. 453)

of Jefferson, West Virginia ............. 120

No. 236-in addition to the act entitled increasing the pension of, widow of Francis

“An act to incorporate the Washington, Weeks, of Georgia. received from House, 627; referred, 682;

Georgetown, and Alexandria Steam

Packet Company reported, 1404; passed with amendinent,

No. 211-authorizing Commissioner of 3318; agreed to by House, 3749; enrolled,

Patents 10 puy certain employés of the 3770.

Patent Office for services rendered, 453 Weisse, Barbara, bill (H, R. No. 1226) grant

No. 267-for the relief of Robert B. ing a pension to.

Kingsberry.......

.650 received from House and referred, 8119;

No. 313--requiring persons applying to reported, 3900; passed, 4365; enrolled,

Congress for the extension or renewal 4443. Welch, A. S., a Senator from Florida......8672 of patents to give public notice thereof,

921 petitions presented by ..........

No. 391-to provide for the incorporation bill introduced by

of religious societies in the District of No. 604-regulating the times and places

Columbia ..........

1404 of holding the district and circuit courts of the United States for the northern

No. 433---authorizing the trustees of Union

Chapel of the Methodist Episcopal district of Florida...

.8818

Church, in the city of Washington, to motions made by........ ..................4144

mortgage their property for church purineidental remarks by.

.... 1144
poses.........

...... 1807 remarks on the Electoral College resolu. tion ..........

..3923

No. 438-for the relief of John B. Earle, on the resolution relating to the pay of

1864 southern Senators.......... ........ 4461

No. 439---for the relief of Asbury Stal. naker.........

.1864 Wesson. D. B., hill (8. No. 229) for the relief of Horaee Smith and, or their assigns

No. 454-for the relief of Samuel N. Mil. ler........

2030 [By Mr. Ferry. ]

No. 636—for the relief of Elizabeth Carreferred, 372; reported, 404; passed, 519 ; passed House, 1816; enrolled, 1382;

..3074

No. 659-to autborize the Secretary of the approved, 1439 In House: referred, 991; reported, 1816;

Interior to rent rooms necessary for the passed, 1817; enrolled, 1393.

speedy and convenient transaction of Western Pacific railroad-see Railroad.

the business of the Patent Office...3240 Wharves, joint resolution (H. R. No. 296)

No. 575—to refer the claim of Joseph giving the assent of the United States to Segar to the Court of Claims ........3540 the construction of certain, in the harbor

No. 592—relating to the Commissioner of
Patents......

....3733 of Oswego, New York. received from House, 4075; referred, 4092;

No. 635-to extend the term of lettersreported, 4228; passed, 4103, 4404; patent issued to Richard M. Hoe, 4230 enrolled, 4451.

joint resolution introduced by=.. Whisky frauds, resolution in reference to a No. 161-providing that a certain part of

document purporting to be a report from the aet making appropriations for sunthe Committee on Retrenchment on the dry civil expenses of the Government subject of--[By Mr. Edmunds, March 17, for the year ending June 30, 1869, shall 1868.]

not take effect until the 1st day of March, 1869................

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Willey, Waitman T., a Senator from West Vir.

ginia-Continued.
resolutions submitted by--
calling for certain information in regard

to the registration of voters under the
reconstruction acis in the rebel States-

[December 5, 1867).................
inquiring how many justices of the peace

are now in commission in each ward re-
spectively of the city of Washington
[January 30, 1868)..........

845 reports made by:

.242, 721, 1095, 1162, 1870, 1807, 19:40, 2030, 2144, 2594, 2759, 2933, 3074, 8213, 3240,

3274, 3162, 3856, 4070, 4093, 4230 motions made by.

120, 921, 1070, 1487, 2624, 2773, 2792, 2850, 3347 incidental remarks by...

...587, 650, 2279, 3716, 4111, 4400 remurks on the bill regulating corporations in the District of Columbia.....212, 454,

450, 886, 887, 888, 889, 3716, 3717 on the mentorial of the Virginia convention.......

299 on printing the reports relating to the sus

pension of Secretary Stanton..........817 on the bill for the relief of the heirs of General Riebardsou..........

1118 on the bill gwroviding for the sale of Har:

per's Ferry lois.......... 141G, 1147, 1448 on the bill conceruing the renewal of patents... .....

1487, 1188 on the consular and diplomatic bill, 1746 on the resolution providing tickets to the

impeachment trial...............1776, 1777 on the bill to exempt certain manufa:tures from tax..........

.1989 on the joint resolution for tbe relief of J. M. Palmer........ 2144, 2283,

2284, 2285, 2286, 2566, 2007, 2035 on the resolution for a recess until Play 26.....

2493, 2496 on the bill to admit Arkansas to repre. sentation in Congress...,

..........2517 on the impeachment trial-personal ex. planations....

..2387 on the bill for the relief of Samuel N. Miller.......

.2624 on the joint resolution to authorize a tra113.

fer of a suit to the Federal courts, 2920 on the bill to adinit North Carolina, &c.,

2935, 2363, 3029 (See Appendix.) on the bill relating to contested elections in Washington city...,

.............3128 on the bill for the relief of Israel T. Can. by's sureties......

......3274 on the bill for the relief of Joseph Segar,

3510, 4407, 4408, 4409, 4110 on the civil appropriation bill.........3637,

3638, 3639 on the bill for the relief of Martha M.

Jones...............3646, 3647, 3648, 3649 on the bill for the removal of certain disabilities...

..4041 on the bill for the relief of L. Merchant and P. Rosecrantz....

...4112. 4113 on the deficiency bill (II. R. No. 1541),

4109, 4170, 1171 on the bill to reduce the military peace

establishment ofthe United States, 42+1,

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on the Ohio 'river bridge bill, 4291, 4292 on the resolution for a recess from July,

4326 on representation in Congress-see Ap.

pendix. Williams, Ann, bill (H. R. No. 851) granting

a pension to. received from House and referred, 3917:

reported, 4145; passed, 4367; enrolled,

4442. Williams, George H., a Senator from Ore. gon..........

1 petitions presented by, 10, 62, 269, 433, 518,

649, 1256, 1775, 2240, 2434, 3462, 3539 bills introduced byNo. 1674-graniing lands to the State of

Oregon to aid in the construction of a military wagon-road from the navigable waters of Coos bay to Roseburg....... 38

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Williams, George H., & Senator from Ore

gou-Continued.
bills introduced by-
No. 181-to establish certain post roads

in the State of Oregon and Washington
Territory...........

.......99
No. 213—to amend an act entitled “An
act to amend the judiciary act passed on
the 24th of September, 1789"..

....318 No. 215-to vacate and sell the Umatilla

reservation in the State of Oregon...318 No. 216-to amend an act entitled “An

act granting land to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Central Pacific railroad, in California, to Portland, in Oregon''...318 No. 219-to provide for the construction of a wagon-road from the Horse Plains to Cabinett Landing, on the Pen D'Oreille river, in Montana Territory,

343
No. 273-to establish certain post routes

in the State of Oregon and Washington
Territory.....

.650
No. 288–for the relief of P. Jennings, 765
No. 299--for the creation of a national
bureau of insurance.......

.816
No. 347-to confirm the title of Ethan

Ray Clarke and Samuel Ward Clarke to
certain lands in the State of Florida,
claimed under a grant from the Spanish
Government....

... 1095
No. 371--relative to the mititary reserva-

tion at Fort Dalles, in Oregon ...... 1257 No. 384-to provide for the registration of electors in the Territories of the United States............

......... 1311 No. 385–in part execution of section four

of article four of the Constitution...1371 No. 447-to provide for a temporary gov. ernment for the Territory of Alaska,

1911 No. 471—to indemnify Abial Morrison for property destroyed by hostile Indians in Washington Territory in the years 1855 and 1856.........

,2240 No. 513--concerning land claims in the State of Arkansas......

..2857
No. 522--to authorize the Cominissioner

of the Revenue to settle the accounts
of Andrew S. Core......

2922
joint resolutions introduced by-
No. 84—to provide for adjusting the ac,
counts of acting collectors of internal

si........343
No. 115--to abolish the present Bureau

of Statistics and transfer the duties
thereof to the Special Commissioner of

.... 1486
No. 141-requiring the Special Commis-
sioner of the Revenue to act as super-
intendent of the Bureau of Statistics in

the office of the Secretary of the Treas. No. 158-to-extend the act establishing

....... 2922 the Court of Claims to tbe claims arising uoder the act of the 2d of Mareh, 1861, providing for the payment of the expenses of the Washington and Oregon Indian war of 1855-56.................3901 No. 172-to construe an act entitled "An act to anthorize the accounting officers of the Treasury to settle the accounts

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Williams, George H., a Senator from Ore.

gon-Continued.
resolutions submitted by-
calling upon the Secretary of the Treas-

ury for information in reference to the
number of clerks removed, and the
number appointed in his Department
since the 1st of January, 1868-[March
20, 1868]....

.. 2009
directing Secretary of the Senate to pre-

sent to the Secretary of State the bill
entitled "An act to amend an act enti-
tled 'An act to amend the judiciary act,
passed the 24th of September, 1789,""
&c.--[March 27, 1868)..

.2149
calling for a description of the Presidio

military reservation, including Black
Point, lying upon the Bay of San Fran-
cisco, accompanied by a diagram show.
ing the external boundaries, the area,

&c.-[July 10, 1868)......... ..3901
reports made by..............219, 271, 296, 318,

404, 552, 625, 703, 845, 1095, 1117,
1257, 1466, 1486, 2176, 2259, 2653, 2922,

3146, 3213, 3566, 4197, 4346, 4361, 4452
motions made by.

......625, 1404, 1717, 1807, 1847, 1865, 1900, 2094,

2128, 2233, 2289, 2804, 3709, 3966 incidental remarks by..

.490, 625, 816, 933, 1412, 1461, 1645, 1646, 1658, 1809, 2031, 2088, 2240, 2280, 2516,

4095, 4105, 4249, 4281, 4346, 4397, 4453 remarks on the bill in relation to additional bounty

165 on the bill to repeal the cotton tax... 205,

222, 306, 346, 353, 355, 357, 358 on the resolution in reference to the occu

pation of San Juan Island.. ... ......... 243 on the joint resolution concerning Michigan and Wisconsin land grants......244,

2511 on the bill for the relief of towns in the State of Nevada.......

271, 320, 405 on deficiency bill (H. R. No.313)... 276, 278 on the Central Pacific railroad bill..... 318,

1095, 1096, 2594 on the resolution relating to southern State governments

......... 284 on the bill for the relief of land warrant No. 3217....

.404, 626, 627 on the bill to suspend the further reduction of the currency...

.436 on the case of Hon. Philip F. Thomas, 656,

657, 658, 1148, 1152, 1241, 1242 on supplementary reconstruction bill (H. R. No. 439).

.702, 703, 933, 953, 954, 955, 957 on the bill in addition to the tenure-ofoffice act

........846, 953 on printing the reports in reference to the

suspension of Secretary Stanton....1034 on the bill for the relief of the heirs of

General Richardson .....1097, 1118, 1119 on the bill for supplying vacancies in the

Executive Departments........ 1164, 4025 on the order of business...

.1807,

1865, 3075, 3248 on the supplementary reconstruction bill

.(H. R. No. 214)......... 1411, 1413, 1414 on the bill regulating the presentation of bills to the President.....

. 1372 on the bill to amend an act providing for the settlement of accounts.......

1404 on the bill for surrender of criminals; 1429 on deficiency bill (S. No. 170)...1439, 1441 on the bill in relation to Nevada land grants....

.....1443, 1646 on the Western Pacific railroad bill...1462 on the rules for the court of impeachment......

.... 1525, 1527, 1529, 1534, 1571, 1572, 1578, 1581, 1582, 1585, 1587, 1588, 1689, 1591, 1592,

1595, 1597, 1598, 1600, 1601, 1602 on the bill to facilitate the payment of

soldiers' bounties ........... 1622, 1788 on the organization of the Senate as a : court of impeachment........

......1073 on the bill to facilitate the settleinent of paymasters' accounts ....

1696 on the suspension of the Governor of

Idaho............... 1717, 1718, 1719, 1834

Williams, George H., a Senator from Ore.

gon-Continued. remarks on the consular and diplomatic bill,

1752, 1753, 1754 on the resolution providing tickets to the

impeachment trial....... ........ 1776 on the bill relating to the central branch of the Union Pacific Railroad Company,

1897, 4444 on the bill for the relief of the Navajo

Indians .... 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 on the bill to amend the judiciary act, 1807,

1847, 2094, 2095, 2097, 2098, 2099,

2115, 2119, 2126, 2127, 2128, 2149 on the bill for the relief of exporters of spirits ........

.1836, 3276 on the bill to exempt certain manufactures from tax..

.......1990, 1982, 1983, 2161, 2182, 2183, 2184 on the Army appropriation bill, 2036, 2040 on the revision of the rules .. .2091 on the naval appropriation bill..........2156 on the bill to extend the charter of Wash

ington city ........ .........2261, 2267 on the resolution for a recess until May

.. 2488, 2189 on the bill for the sale of the Umatilla reservation ........

....... 2597 on the resolution for printing the report of J. Ross Browne

..... 2687 on the resolution of thanks to Edwin M. Stanton..

.... 2735 on the bill to confirm land titles in Nebraska.....

...2760 on the bill to provide for appeals from the Court of Claims....

.2767 on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1117),

2772 on the bill to admit Arkansas to repre

sentation in Congress...... .2692, 2901 on the bill to provide a temporary gov. ernment for the Territory of Wyoming,

2794, 2797, 2801. 2802 on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c.......

.2930, 2966, 2967, 2969, 2999, 3001, 3004, 3005, 3008,

3009, 8010, 3013, 3020, 3022, 3023 on the supplementary bill concerning

national bauks...3078;3217, 3218, 3219 on the bill relating to contested elections in Washington city..........

.3126, 3129 on the joint resolution for the relief of cer.

tain contractors .........3147, 3148, 3150 on the bill to relieve certain citizens of North Carolina from disabilities...3177,

3179 on the Rock Island Bridge resolution, 3254 on the bill for the relief of Israel T. Cauby's sureties.....

..3275 on the legislative appropriation bill, 3432,

3474, 3507, 3512, 3518, 3519 on the credentials of the Senators from Florida.............

.3604 on the civil appropriation bill......... 3610,

3612, 3633, 3636, 3637, 3641, 3642 on the bill in reference to judges of Wash

ington Territory.......... ........3709 on the bill

alating the rights of property of married women in the District of Columbia. .......

.......3715 on the bill regulating corporations in the District of Columbia...

.......2716 on the order providing for evening ses.

sions........ on the bill concerning district judges, 3768,

3769 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284)......3776,

8777, 3785, 3825, 3826, 3829,

8830, 3862, 3863, 3861, 3867 on the bill for the relief of 0. N. Cutler..........

.3874 on the resolution relating to reservations in San Francisco bay

3901 on the Electoral College resolution...3919,

3923, 3925, 3966 on the bill for the further issue of tem

porary loan certificates..... .......4028 on the bill for funding the national debt,

4087, 4038, 4041, 4046 on the bill to provide for an American

steam line to Eusope.'..........

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of Andrew S. Core!' resolutions submitted by instructing Committee on Indian Affairs

to inquire into the expediency of adopting a specified policy toward the Indians-(December 2, 1867]................1 instructing Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency of fonding and consolidating the national debt in & certain manner, preventing the imposition of high discriminating duties, and amending the national bank act

(January 14, 1868]....... requesting the Secretary of the Treasury

to inform the Senate for what reasons and under what law he withhelds from the Governor of Idaho Territory, bis salary--[February 29, 1868).........1515

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Williams, George H., a Senator from Ore Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts --gon-Continued.

Continued. remarks on the deficiency bill (H. R. No, bills introduced by

1341).........4149, 4154, 4161, 4163, 4282 No. 285--to remove the disability of ceron the bill in relation to California land tain citizens of Virginia ................... 765

claims.... ......... 4197, 4361, 4362 No. 311-to provide for a gradual reducon the bill relating to pensions ........ 4228 tion of the military forces, and to dis. on the bill concerning the rights of Ameri. continue certain unnecessary grades can citizens abroad... 4232, 4234, 4237,

therein ......

.....921 4329, 4330, 4332, 4350, 4857, 4359 No. 375-to provide for retiring Army on the resolution for a recess from July, officers for wounds received in the vol.

4276, 4282, 4322 unteer service in the late war........1287 on the credentials of Frederick A. Saw. No. 376--to facilitate the settlement of yer.......

...4316
payınasters' accounts ..................

....1288 on the motion for an evening session, No. 399--to incorporate the National So.

4320, 4321 ciety for the Prevention of Cruelty to on the bill relative to the removal of causes

Animals ......

..... 1487 from State courts. ...............4404, 4463 No. 400-granting a pension to Maria on the bill for the relief of Joseph Segar, Raftery, widow of Patrick Raftery, cor.

4409, 4410

poral company H, thirty-third Massaon the bill relating to the administration chusetts infantry volunteers ......... 1487

of territorial governments....4452, 4502 No. 413--granting a pension to Mrs. Sallie Williamson, Mrs. Susan Ter Eyck, bill (H. R. Griffin..........

......... 1621 No. 829) granting a pension to.

No. 430-to provide for the conversion and received from House, 1463 ; referred, 1464; funding of the interest-bearing debt, and

reported, 1669 ; passed, 3823 ; egrolled, to amend the banking laws of the United 3359.

States

.... 1742 Williston, Louisa M., bill (H. R. No. 1166) No. 459-to reorganize the Department granting a pension to.

of State and to reduce the expenses received from House, 2925; referred, 2935; thereof

.2068 reported, 3814; passed, 4363 ; enrolled, No. 470m-to remove the political disabili: 4142

ties resting upon certain citizens of Wills, bull (S. No. 612) in relation to the proof Georgia

2240 of, in the District of Columbia-[By Mr. No. 511-to remove the disability of cerConkling. ]

tain citizens of Georgia ..............., 2789 referred, 3954.

No. 529-establishing rules and articles Wilson, Ann, bill (H. R. No. 827) granting a for the government of the armies of the pension to.

United States......... ........ 2959 received from House, 1463 ; referred, 1464; No. 531--for the organization, govern:

reported, 1669; passed, 3323; enrolled, ment, and payment of the Army... 2996 3359.

No. 566-to authorize a bridge to be conWilson, Mrs. Emma, bill (S. No. 174) for the

structed between Boston and East Bosrelief of, of the State of Indiana-[By Mr.

ton ......... Hendricks.)

No. 600-to authorize the sale of portions referred, 79; reported adversely, 491; passed, of the military reservations at Forts 4351.

Leavenworth and Riley, in the State of In House : received from Senate, 4382.

Kansas

....8817 Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts, 1 No. 617—to reduce the military peace petitions presented by...........

...38,

establishment of the United States, 4070 163, 242, 843, 404, 433, 453, 490, 518, No. 627-granting an increase of pension 624, 619, 786, 845, 921, 1069, 1094, to Sarah Hackleman, widow of Briga1142, 1162, 1870, 1486, 1515, 1644, 1741,

dier General Pleasant A. Hackleman, 1940, 1975, 2030, 2084, 2240, 2274, 2506,

4146 2556, 2583, 2652, 2686, 2895, 2922, 3073, No. 629-granting a pension to Mrs. Sallie 8145, 3288, 3274, 3428, 3604, 8814, 3900,

Griffin...

....,4197 3953, 3983, 4024, 4092, 4144, 4197, 4227 No.639--providing for a more efficient probills introduced by

visional government for Mississippi, 4346 No. 160-extending the provisions of the No. 648-respecting the organization of

pension laws to provost marshals, dep the militia in the States lately in rebel. uty provost marshals, and enrolling lion ......

..........4467 officers killed or wounded in the dis joint resolutions introduced bycharge of their duties.......... .19 No. 81-placing certain troops in Missouri No. 161-to amend an act entitled “An

on an equal footing with others as to act to provide for the more efficient

bounties..

.....271 government of the rebel States,'' passed No. 87--to provide for the gradual reduc: March 2, 1867, and the several acts tion of tlie Army......

......471 amendatory thereto......... ......19 No. 93-granting permission to officers No. 178—to remove the disability of cer

and soldiers to wear the badge of the tain citizens of Alabama ....... ....98

corps in which they served daring the No. 179-to facilitate the settlement of

........, 765 the accounts of disbursing officers.....99 No. 111-providing for the issue of clothNo. 196—to continue to certain officers ing to soldiers and others, to replace

and agents of the Freedmen's Bureau clothing destroyed to prevent contagion, the powers conferred on them by the

1257 acts creating said bureau ................ 196 No. 112-to restore Alabama to representNo. 197—to fix and limit the compensa

ation in Congress....,

1257 tion of diplomatic and consular officers, No. 117—to authorize erection of a ware

and in part to define their duties..... 196 house at Fort Mooroe, Virginia .... 1644 No. 198-to organize the Department of No. 122—for the relief of the heirs of State and reduce the expenses thereof, Major A. L. Brewer, late a paymaster

196

in the United States Army........... 1911 No. 222_yacating certain offices in Geor No. 127-expressive of the thanks of Congia, and empowering the constitutional

gress to Dr. Isaac I. Hays.............2030 convention to fill the same..... ...... 843

No. 129-donating certain captured ordNo. 2:8-granting a pension to Carrie E. nance for the completion of a monument Burdelt......

...434

to the memory of the late Major General No. 260—10 prohibit the payment of John Sedgwick ........

....2068 bounty to deserters........

.....625

No. 135—to restore Alabama, North CaroNo. 261-to grant one million acres of lina, South Carolina, Georgia, Louisi

public lands for the benefit of public una, and Florida to representation in schools in the District of Columbia, 265 Congress.......

2436

Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts

Continued.
joint resolutions introduced by
No. 148-to authorize the Secretary of the

Treasury to remit the duties on certain
religious books donated to the people

of the United States...... ..............3213
No. 149_authorizing the sale of damaged

or unserviceable arms, orduauce. or
ordnance stores......

8213
No. 161--to drop from the rolls of the

Army certain officers absent withont
anthority from their commands.....3275
No. 173-respecting the provisional gov.

erninents of Virginia and Texas..... 4396
concurrent resolution submitted by-
for suspension of the sixteenth and seven-

teenth joint rules-- [July 25, 1868), 4442
resolutions submitted by~
instructing the Committee on Naval Affairs

to make certain inquiries in relation to
the changes that have been made in the
organization of the several navy yards in
the various civil departments thereof,

[December 5, 1867) ......................38
instructing the Attorney General to report

the number of assistant distriet attorneys
he has appointed in the several districts
of the United States, their names and
salaries, &c. -- [December 5, 1867] ...

38
calling for information in regard to the ia-

crease in the number of employés in the
New York custom-house, and the addi-
tional expense to the Treasury, &c.

[January 24, 1868) ............... ..722
calling for the circular of the Commissioner

of the Freedmen's Bureau discbarging
the officers and agents of said bureau on
the 16th of February proximo, in certain

States, &c.—[January 24, 1868] ...,722
inquiring in relation to subsistence stores

issued under the orders of the War De.
partment for the support of Indians in
charge of the Indian Bureau--[February
13, 1868]. ........

................ 1143
calling for a statement showing the com.

parative rates now paid by the United
States for the transportation of troops
and military stores to certain railrnad

companies---[February 13, 1868)...1143
inquiring whether any new military depart-

ment bas been authorized under orders
issued by the President of the Uuited
States, and if so, under what authority

of law-[February 14, 1868)......... 1163
directing Committee on Printing to con.

sider the expediency of employing a
suitable person to prepare an index to
the Congressional Globe on the plan of
Moore's improved index-[March 20,
1868)......

.... 2009
inquiring the number of persons employed

in the navy-yards January 1, 1868, and

July 1, 1868, &c.--[July 5, 1868)...3818
calling for the facts relative to the trial of

Albert M. D. C. Lusx by a military com-
mission at New Orleans, for the purder
of a colored boy, together with a copy
of the record in the case

[July 23,
1868]..........

..4346
reports made by ........ .... 196, 219, 271,

404, 470, 491, 678, 765, 921, 1070, 1162,
1204, 1404, 1486, 1567, 1911, 2076, 2084,
2259, 2274, 2485, 2759, 2789, 2958, 3146,
3239, 3313, 3314, 3347, 3873, 3983, 4070,

4075, 4146, 4197, 4452, 4453, 4462, 4467
motions made by.......

..256, 320, 443, 565, 722, 730, 765, 815, 1231; 1232, 1370, 1444, 1498, 1603, 1022, 1624, 1647, 1695, 1702, 1725, 1744, 1758, 1886, 2224, 2505, 2507, 2500, 2600, 2633, 2769, 2957, 3051, 3052, 3053, 3255, 3523, 3580, 3860, 3873, 3954, 3956, 4039, 4075,

4159, 4230, 4238, 4397, 4451, 4503 incidental remarks by........

79, 165, 470, 491, 765, 1123, 1177, 1702, 1744, 2303, 2599, 2735, 2759, 2789, 2798, 3147, 3240, 3251, 3767, 3956, 4041, 4077, 4141, 4145,

4160, 4161, 4231, 4328, 4896, 4403, 4453 remarks on the bill to amend the reconstruc

tion act......

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Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts Wilson, Henry, a Senator from Massachusetts Wood, Cyrus K., bill (H. R. No. 663) grant.
Continued.
Continued.

ing arrears of pension to, legal represent. remarks on printing the President's mes remarks on the bill establishing rules for the atives of Cyrus D. Wood. sage

..22, 23

government of the armies of the United received from House, 1038; referred, 1068; on the bill for the further security of

States

...2959, reported, 1461; passed with amendments, equal rights in the District of Colum

3239, 3580, 3581, 3582, 3583, 3319; conference, 3688; conference rebia.....

......39

8584, 3585, 3586, 3587, 3873 port, 3857; concurred in by Senate, 3857; on the bill in relation to additional bounty, on the bill concerning a bridge at Fort by House, 3954; enrolled, 3958.

79, 165, 1210

Leavenworth..
.......................8146, 4075

Wolfe, Thomas, bill (8. No. 379) for the relief on the bill to repeal the cotton tax...197, on bill to relieve certain citizens of North of, of Macoupin county, Illinois-[By Mr.

203, 245, 353, 354, 356, 565 Carolina from disabilities.....3179, 3180 Yates.] on the Cincinnati memorial concerning on the Rock Island bridge resolution, 3252, referred, 1311; .committee discharged, rethe rights of vaturalized citizens.....270

3254, 3816, 3817, 3902 ferred anew, 1466; reported adversely and on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 813), on the legislative appropriation bill, 3358, indefinitely postponed, 3504.

273, 278 8360, 3429, 3512, 3514, 3517, 3518, 3522 Wolf, Helen L., bill (H. R. No. 1403) granting on the bill to facilitate the payment of on the joint resolution directing the sale a pension to. soldiers' bounties......... .... 404,

of damaged ordnance......... 3389 received from House and referred, 3917; 650, 651, 1622, 1623, 1624, 1886, 1940 on the bill to admit Colorado.........3541, reported, 4197; passed, 4369; enrolled, on the bill to suspend the further contrac

3545, 3546, 3547 4443. tion of the currency.....

.443, on the credentials of the Senators from Wooten, William M., bill (S. No. 521) grant523, 524, 525, 582, 536 Florida......

3599 inga pension to the children of, deceasedon the joint resolution to provide for the on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284), 3837,3839 [By Mr. Van Winkle.]

reduction of the Army.....471, 491, 565 on the Electoral College resolution, 3921, reported, 2922 ; passed, 3325 ; passed House on the resolution in reference to Mr. Bur.

3922, 3923, 3924, 2926 with amendments, 3902 ; conference, 3954, lingame's mission........ .471 on the Freedmen's Bureau bill, 3954, 4039

8984; conference report, 4097; concurred on the order of business............554, 650, on the bill to reduce the military peace

in by Senate, 4097; by House, 4147; en: 1260, 1647, 1701, 2657, 2904, establishment of the United States, 4070, rolled, 4159; approved, 4235. 3052, 3053, 3569, 3570, 8607

4161, 4280, 4238, 4289, 4242,

In House ; received from Senate, 3345 ; reon the joint resolution for the relief of the

4243, 4246, 4247, 4248, 4251 ferred, 3346; reported and passed with destitute in the South .............678, 722 on the bill to increase the pension of Sarah

amendments, 3892 ; conference report on supplementary reconstruction bill (H. Hackleman

.........4146 agreed to by House, 4131 ; by Senate, R. No. 489)............ 699, 702, 730, 768 on the joint resolution to provide for com

on the bill granting a pension to the widow 4182 ; enrolled, 4186.

of General Richardson.. ... 4146, 4269 Wright, George, joint resolution (H. R. No. mission to examine spirit meters, 799 on bill in relation to Missouri troops... 922 on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1341),

246) directing the Secretary of State to on the joint resolution reducing expenses

4162, 4163, 4165, 4171 present, master of the British brig J. &

G. Wright, a gold chronometer, in appreciof War Department............. 1162, 1231

on the bill concerning the rights of Ameri

.4212,

can citizens abroad.. on the case of Hon. Philip F. Thomas,

ation of his personal services in saving the

lives of three American seamen wrecked

4231, 4330, 4333 1210, 1243

at sea on board of the American schooner on the joint resolution to restore Alabama

on the bill relating to pensions, 4229, 4230
to representation......
on the resolution for a recess from July,

Lizzie F. Choate, of Massachusetts. ...1257, 1744

received from House, 2088; referred, 2114; on supplementary reconstruction bill (H.

4278, 4279, 4322, 4327

reported, 2623 ; passed, 3242; enrolled, R. No. 214) ...... 1412, 1414, 1415, 1416 on the credentials of Frederick A. Sawyer,

3279. on the bill in relation to Nevada land

4312, 4314, 4319

Writs of error, bill (S. No. 280) authorizing, grants..........

on the bill granting the right of way to ...................... 1443, 1444

from the circuit to the district courts of on the bill providing for the sale of Harthe Denver Pacific Railroad Company,

the United States in certain criminal per's Ferry lots......... 1444, 1447, 1448

4442
on the bill for funding the national debt,
on the bill for the more speedy reorgani-

- [By Mr. Howard.]

referred, 384 ; reported, 2435. 1464, 3993, 3998, 3999

zation of Virginia, Mississippi, and

Texas ..... on the Military Academy appropriation

4443, 4506, 4507

bill (S. No. 472) supplementary to an act

entitled “ An act to allow the United on the resolution relating to the pay of

........ 1498
on the bill relating to cashiered Army

southern Senators........
4459, 4460 States to prosecute appeals and,

with.
officers.......... 1498, 1499, 1501, 8956
on the bill concerning the militia in south-

out giving security''-[By Mr. Trum

bull. on the rules for the court of impeachment, || Wisconsin, joint resolution (S. R. NO. 10:37

ern States, ....

......... 4467

read, 2240; passed, 3240; passed House on the bill to facilitate the settlement of 1588, 1589, 1603

with amendment: 4445 ; agreed to, 4445 ; construing and giving effect to the joint

enrolled, 4451 ; approved, 4506. paymasters' accounts, 1695, 1696, 1702

resolution entitled "A resolution for the
on the consular and diplomatic bill, 1748,
relief of the State of," approved July 1,

In House : received from Senate, 3271; 1864-[By Mr. Howe.]

passed with amendment, 4481 ; agreed on the Army appropriation bill......2031,

1753, 1757
referred, 1070.

to by Senate, 4471; enrolled, 4479. 2032, 2008, 2034, 2038, 2040

joint resolution of the Legislature of, in Wyeth, Almira, bill (H. R. No. 411) for the on bill to amend the judiciary act.....2097

relief of.
structing their Senators and requesting
on the supplementary bill concerning

received from House, 781 ; referred, 764 ;
their Representatives to adhere to the
...... 2148,
policy of Congress..........

1974

reported, 1311; passed, 3317; ecrolled,

3688.
2762, 3081, 8082, 8084, 8087, | Witham, Amos, bill (H. R. No. 774) granting

3088, 3187, 3188, 8189, 3190
on the naval appropriation bill.......2150,
a pension to

Wyoming, bill (S. No. 357) to provide a tem.
2161, 2153, 2167, 2158, 2256, 2848
received from House, 1292; referred, 1308;

porary government for the Territory of

[By Mr. Yates. ]
on bill for the relief of W. H. Otis.... 2279
reported, 1669; passed, 3322; enrolled,

referred, 1143; reported, 1621 ; discussed, 3359.

2792; passed, 2802; passed House, 4322;

enrolled, 4352.
.2300
ance of a member of the Senate before &

In House : received from Senate, 2828;
to an exploring expedition.......... 2435,
Committee of the House to be examined

printed, 3255; discussed, 4344 ; passed, as a-[By Mr. Buckalew, May 27, 1868.]

4345 ; enrolled, 4880.
on the resolution for a recess until May Witnesses, bill (S. No. 806) for the protection
laid over, 2609.

remarks by
....2489, 2495

Mr. Anthony......

..2794 in certain cases of persons making dis.

Mr. Buckalew.......................

......2794 closure as parties or testifying as - [By ...... 2566

Mr. Cameron......... .............

.2795, 2796 Mr. Frelinghuysen.]

Mr. Cole ......

.2795, 2800 ...2569 referred, 845; reported, 950; passed, 351;

Mr. Conkling

..2796 passed House, 1369; enrolled, 1882; ap.

Mr. Conness ...........

.....2795, .2608, proved, 1439.

2797, 2798, 2799, 2802 2609, 2663, 2668, 2690, In House: received from Senate, 970; re

Mr. Corbett.

....2795, 2800 2692, 2899, 2749, 2750

ferred, 981; reported and passed, 1384; Mr. Doolittle .....2798, 2796, 2797, 2800 enrolled, 1393.

Mr. Edmunds

..2795, 2796 remarks by

Mr. Ferry

...2794 2871, 2872, 2896, 2896, 2982, Mr. Davis.

Mr. Hendricks......... 2793, 2796, Mr. Frekingbuysen ...........846, 950, 951

2797, 2798, 2799, 2800, 2801, 2802 Mr. Henderson

...950, 951
Mr. Howard

2798, 2799, 2801 Mr. Howard

951

Mr. Howe.......................
Mr. Trumbull.

Mr. Morton .....
bo..... ........................951

cases

bill...........

national banks..

o bibe providing for the expenses of Witness, resolution in relation to the attend

on the resolution for furnishing supplies

on the resolation relating to a monument

to General Sedgwick............
on the resolution for printing the report

of J. Ross Browne......
on the bill to admit Arkansas to repre-

sentation in Congress...

on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c.,

2759, 2859, 2866, 2867, 2869, on the bill to continue the Freedmen's

2968, 3006, 3013, 3023, 3029 Barean.............. 2769, 2770, 3058, 8058 on the eight hours labor bill.....2804, 3125

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