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Paine, Halbert E., a Representative from Wis- Paine, Halbert E., a Representative from Wis- | Paine, Halbert E., a Representative from Wis-
consin-Continued.
consin-Continued.

consin-Continued.
bills introduced by-
resolutions submitted by

remarks on the naval appropriation bill,
No, 1108—to reimburse Albert St. Ores, directing payment to be made to G. G.
of Gullala, in the State of California, Symes, Samuel E. Smith, John Young

1320, 1322

on the resolution reported for the impeachfor certain expenditures in the recruit. Brown, and Thomas H. Birch for time ment of the President, 1894, 1396, 1399 ing service in the year 1862.... 2542

spent and expenses incurred in prose (See Appendix.) No. 1108—to construe an act entitled "An

cuting their claims to a seat in this act supplementary to several acts relat House-[February 17, 1868]........1217

on the civil appropriation bill.........1456, ing to pensions,'' approved June 6, for printing five thousand extra copies of

1458, 3846

on the articles of impeachment, 1516, 1619 1806.....

..... 2569

the report of the Committee on Freed-
No. 1109—for the relief of Charles May,

(See Appendit.)
men's Affairs-[April 21, 1868]..... 2320
of Milwaukee, in the State of Wiseon calling for a statement of the number of

on

the Tennessee election (case of R. R. sia.........

.... 2569
votes cast for and against the State con-

Batler......

.. 1667, 1710 No. 1122-to construe certain laws relat

stitution at the election in Arkansas

on printing the papers in the B. W. Per.

kins claim......
ing to pensions......

c... 2633
[May 2, 1868)............

1706, 1707 No. 1123—to construe the law granting calling for a statement of the number of

on the bill for the sale of Sea Island lots, additional bounties.....

.2633
additional bounties paid under the act

1791, 1792, 1793 No. 1137-to relieve certain citizens of of July 28, 1866, by the Paymaşter Gen

on the purchase of Alaska--gee AppenMississippi of disabilities...............2750 eral during each month since January 1,

dix. No. 1138-to grant an additional bounty 1868--[June 15, 1868].................3174

on the bill to admit Alabama to repreto Jacob Levit, of Milwaukee, in the modifying resolution adopted on the 15th

sentation in Congress...2143, 2199, 2200 State of Wisconsin..... .... 2750 instant, calling on the Secretary of War

on the bill to exempt certain manufactures No. 1194—to provide for the inauguration for information respecting the payment

from tax...

.2229, 2231 of State officers in Arkansas, North of additional bounties-[June 22, 1868),

on the bill concerning the rights of AmeriCarolina, South Carolina, Louisiana,

3376
can citizens abroad.....

.2311, 2314 Georgia, and Alabama, and for the referring the credentials of the Represent.

on the bill to amend the bankrupt act, meeting of the Legislatures of said atives.elect from Arkansas to the Com

2325, 2326 States

..2936
mittee of Elections—[June 23, 1868),

on the bill to admit Arkansas to repreNo. 1212—for the relief of certain citizens

sentation in Congress.... 3396

.2394, of Arkansas of disabilities.... .3029 in reference to purchases of machinery at

2396, 2811, 2812 No. 1217—to relieve T. J. Mackey, of the Philadelphia navy-yard—[July 6,

on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c., South Carolina, of disabilities......3090 1868)......

.8758

2445, 2452, 2455, 2462, 2464, 8091 No. 1267—for the relief of Charles V. Kel postponing the Niagara ship-canal bill

(See Appendix.)
ley....

....3164
until the 10th of December—[July 20,

on the bill for the relief of the heirs of No. 1268-to authorize and require the

1868] ....

.4253

Gideon Waiker....... 2538, 2589 Secretary of War to deliver certain ord. reports made by...

..601,

on the case of Charles W. Woolley, a renance to the States of Arkansas, Louisi.

1791, 1960, 2399, 2971, 3029, 3732

cusant witness.........

2589, 2942 ana, South Carolina, North Carolina, motions made by, 475, 801, 1451, 1453, 1774,

on the Indian appropriation bill...... 2616, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida, for the 1818, 1960, 2143, 2232, 2420, 2995, 3174

2617, 2618, 2619, 2637 use of the militia upon the discontinu incidental remarks by...

.475, 551,

during call of the House, 2644, 3454, 4522 ance of military governments therein,

1217, 1218, 1333, 1399, 1504, 1514,

on the bill to amend an act concerning 3164 1772, 1866, 1938, 2407, 2527, 3174,

the Illinois and St. Louis bridge... 2974 No. 1814-to provide for the issue of arms

3337, 3476, 3523, 3732, 3758, 3761,

on the bill authorizing the sale of the Fort for the use of the militia.............. 3523 No 13163-granting a pension to Sarah A.

3885, 4173, 4253, 4382, 4477, 4485

Leavenworth reservation...... 2680, 2681 remarks on the Kentucky election (case of

on the bill for the relief of John Neu.3552 George D. Blakey)...............

56

staedter ........ No. 1317-granting a pension to E. R.

..2677 on the resolution for the impeachment of

on the resolution relating to the death of .3552

ex-President Buchanan.... .... 2811 No. 1342-for the relief of A. R. Thomas,

the President, reported from the Judi.
ciary Committee.....

on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1060). ..2847, 3614 No. 1353—for the removal of certain dison the President's message, 73, 75, 139, 162

2919, 2952, 2953, 2956, 3035, 3044, 3045, abilities from the persons therein named, on the bill relating to cashiered Army offi.

8049, 3064, 3066, 3070, 3073, 3106, 3189

133, 134 on the bill relating to the governments of 3724 on the purchase of Alaska........ 139, 1871,

southern States. ..... No. 1854—to provide for the issue of arms

........................2971 for the use of the militia..............3732

2059, 3656, 3883, 3884, 4055, 4392

(See Appendix.) (See Appendix.)

on the bill for the relief of certain citizens on the bill to facilitate the payment of

of Arkansas...... No. 138-requesting the President to in

.3029, 3030 bounties.......

336, on the bill relating to the Alexandria tercede with the queen of Great Britain

337, 339, 340, 341, 358, 1818, 1960

canal. ......

..... to secure the speedy release of Robert

............8201 on the case of Rev. John McMahon, 385,

on the river and harbor bill............ 3202, now imprisoned in the Province

386, 417 3206, 3207, 3209, 3557, 3559, 3593, 3614 No. 252–providing for the admission of

..........420 on the supplementary reconstruction bill on the bill to relieve certain citizens of Henry Kolb to the Soldiers' Home, 2307

(H. R. No. 439)..

..551,

North Carolina from political disabili. 571, 572, 573, 574, 646

ties........ .......3226, 8301, 3306, 3367 instructing Committee of Ways and Means

on the bill for the relief of A. F. Rockwell, on the resolution relating to additional

*590
bounties .........

.... 3376 to inquire whether it is expedient to permit any of the bonds in which the na

on the bill in relation to additional bounty, on the qualification of the Arkansas mem.

694, 712

bers....... tional debt may be funded to be entailed

3396 on the bill in relation to taxing national

on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284), 3402, 3403, bank shares...

..803

3404, 3421, 3441, 3442, 3453, 3479, 3489 on the bill concerning southern land on the bill for the removal of political grants.......

..........874, 875 disabilities, &C...........3724, 3851, 3862 .286 calling for all papers relating to the claim on the Kentucky election (case of John

on the order of business...

.8881 Young Brown)......... ........894 on the joint resolution concerning Mison the Military Academy appropriation

souri volunteers....... hill..........................

994, 995 on the bill in relation to retired officers of on the legislative appropriation bill, 1022,

the Army......

.3947 1023, 1049, 1250, 8699, 3725 on the bill to fix the military peace estab .371 on the bill granting a pension to Elizabeth lishment.......

3948, Butler.....

..... 1041

3952, 3953, 3967, 3968, 3969, 3971 on the bill concerning the rights of Ameri on the bill relating to the Freedinen's ..475 can citizens abroad.

1104

Bureau.....
on the Kentucky election (case of Samuel on the state of the Union......
E. Smith).

..1186, 1188 (Not published.)
personal and explanatory........ 1198, 1296 on the funding bill... 4177, 4182, 4184, 4221
on the bill granting pensions to the soldiers on the resolution for an adjournment to
of 1812......

1246

September......... 4875, 4376, 4377, 4411 on the Army appropriation bill........1278,

on the bill distributing the rewards for the 1305, 1307, 2609

capture of Jefferson Davis............ 4390
on the bill relating to the naturalization on the reconstruction bill(II. R. No.1450),

4421
1084
of sailors......

.....1297

Briggs.
Caine.

.....67

eers......

joint resolutions introduced by

Lynch,
of Canada.......

resolutions submitted by

..... 3944

for charitable or educational purposes under suitable regulations as to interest, registration, and escheat-[December 19, 1867] .... of the late B. w. Perkins against the Government of Russia growing out of contracts for ordnance, &c., and the correspondence concerning the same

[January 7, 1868)........... continuing the committee appointed at the

last session on the treatment of prisoners

of war--(January 13, 1868]..... calling for an official copy of the instruc: tions issued by Abraham Lincoln, President, to the tax commissioners of South Carolina on the 16th day of September, 1863—(January 28, 1868]............... 801 that the seat of government of the United

States ought to be removed to the valley of the Mississippi-[February 10, 1868],

.... ... 4007 ...... 4092

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Paine, Halbert E., Representative from Wis- Passengers---Continued.

Patents--Continued. copsin-Continued.

bill (H. R. No. 1022) amendatory of the joint resolution (H. R. No. 345) relative to remarks on the bill for the relief of Helen tenth section of the act of July 25, 1866, printing specifications of-[By Mr. Ela.) and Heloise Lincoln.......

..4469

entitled "An act to further provide for reported, 4213; discussed, 4213 ; passed, on the bill concerning the importation of the safety of the lives of, on board of 4216 ; enrolled, 4435; approved, 4498. machinery....

..4470 vessels propelled in whole or in part by In Senate : received from House, 4210; on the joint resolution in relation to the steam, and to regulate the salaries of referred, 4210; reported and passed, payment of interest due from States,

steamboat inspectors'-[By Mr. John 4397; enrolled, 4413. 4475, 4476 son.]

remarks bym on the bill to establish a collection district referred, 2320. in Alaska .........

Mr. Dawes...... bill (H. R. No. 1100) to amend an act

4214, 4215

Mr. Ela...... leave of absence granted to ......... .1643

.4213, 4214, 4215 entitled "An act to regulate the car

Mr. Jenckes............. Palmer, John M., joint resolution (H. R. No.

.... 4214, 4215 riage of, in steamboats and other ves

Mr. Wasbburne, of Illinois....4213, 4214 218) for the relief of-[By Mr. Cobb. ]

sels''-[By Mr. O'Neill.] reported, 1540; passed, 1541; passed Sen

Patton, Robert M., bill (8. No. 246) to remove

reported and recommitted, 2640; reported, ate with amendments, 2581; non-con

political disabilities from, of Alabama.

2669; discussed, 3268, 3271; passed, curred in by House, 2757; conference,

referred, 978.

3295. 2757, 2773, 2810; conference report, 3081;

Patton, S. K. N., bill (H. R. No. 1848) for the

In Senate : received from House, 3279; agreed to By Senate, 2976; agreed to by

relief of, late colonel of the eighth TenHouse, 3031; enrolled, 3042.

referred, 3279; amendment, 3680.

nessee cavalry—[By Mr. Butler, of Ten. In Senate : received from House, 1515; remarks by

nessee.] referred, 1535; reported, 2144; discussed,

Mr. Benjamin...

3272 referred, 3656. 2283, 2566; passed with amendments,

Mr. Brooks. .............................3273 | Pay--see Compensation; Salary. 2569; conference, 2773; conference re

Mr. Broomall.

bill (H. R. No. 286) relating to the back, port, 2935; concurred in by Senate, 2935;

Mr. Chanler...... ... 3272, 3273, 3295 of soldiers and sailors[By Mr. Fields.} concurred in by House, 2998; enrolled,

Mr. Covode.....

3273

referred, 208. 2998,

Mr. Farnsworth .................

2669

resolution instructing joint Committee on remarks bym

Mr. Ingersoll

..3269

Retrenchment to inquire into the expeMr. Cobb ...

.1540,

Mr. Judd
...............................3272

diency of reducing the, of the members
1541, 2757, 2773, 3031
Mr. O'Neill.

,2669,

of the present Congress to $4,000 per Mr. Washburpe, of Illinois...1540, 1541

3268, 3269, 3272, 3273, 3295 annum and ten cents per mile mileagePangle, Lucinda, bill (H. R. No. 1347) for the

Mr. Randall ............................. 3273

[By Mr. Hubbard, of West Virginia, relief of-[By Mr. Butler, of Tennessee.]

Mr. Robinson
........................ 3273

December 16, 1867.] referred, 3656.

Mr. Schenck..............................2669 objected to, 217. Paris Exposition, resolution talling for a copy

Mr. Upson......

bill (H. R. No. 315) to pay certain troope

Mr. Washburne, of Illinois... .... 2669 of report of Abraham S. Hewitt, special

of Cincinnati who were engaged in putcommissioner from the United States to

Mr. Welker ......... ...... ..3269

ting down the Kirby Smith raid in

Mr. Williams, of Pennsylvania......3272 the-(By Mr. Griswold, January 22, 1868.]

1862--[By Mr. Eggleston.] agreed to, 693. bill (H. R. No. 1146) to amend an act enti

referred, 230.

tled "An act to amend an act entitled resolution calling for the report of Elliot C.

bill (H. R. No. 827) to amend the act pro

"An act for the better security of the Cowden, commissioner to the, on silk

viding for the, of jurors in the circuit lives of, on board of vessels propelled in aod silk manufactures--[By Mr. Kelley,

and district courts of the United States whole or in part by steam, and for other February 18, 1868.]

[By Mr. Coburn.]

purposes,' '' approved August 30, 1852– agreed to, 1243.

By Mr. Coburn.]

referred, 286. resolution for printing extra copies of the

referred, 2750.

resolution instructing Committee on Military report of Abraham $, Hewitt, commis

Affairs to make certain inquiries in bill (H. R. No. 1372) for the better security sioner to the-[By Mr. Griswold, Feb. of life on board of vessels propelled in

respect to the extra, proper of the offiruary 26, 1868.) whole or in part by steam-[By Mr.

cers of the fiftieth regiment of Wisconsin referred, 1449; reported and adopted,

volunteers-[By Mr. Cobb, January 6, Washburne, of Illinois.) 2204.

1868.] reported and recommitted, 3850. Parker, David Stout, joint resolution (H. R.

adopted, 332. joint resolution (S. R. No. 162) to regulate ;* No. 103) for the relief of, and Forman

the carriage of, in steamships and other

bill (H. R, No. 429) for the relief and, of 6. Mathews, owners of the schooner Twi.

yessels.

certain volunteer soldiers and sailors light-{By Mr. Haight.] received from Senate, 4422.

therein designated-[By Mr. Ashley, of * referred, 71.

Ohio.]
Patent cases, bill (H. R. No. 913) allowing a
Parrott, R. P., bill (S. No. 303) for the relief

rehearing in, before the district court of referred, 475. received from Senate, 3271; referred, 3397.

the United States for the District of Colum bill (H. R. No. 555) to provide for the pay:

bia, and to allow an appeal therefrom to Parsons, Amelia, bill (H. R. No. 230) grant

ment of two companies of Oregon volthe Supreme Court of the United Statesing a pension to, widow of Captain Nathan

unteers, and their expenses-(By Mr. [By Mr. Miller. ] Parsons, deceased--[By Mr. Cook.]

Mallory.] referred, 89. referred, 1900; printed, 1960.

referred, 779. Parsons, Richard, bill (H. R. No. 997) for the Patent Office, resolution in reference to the bill (H. R. No. 597) supplementary to an relief of, of Lynchburg, Virginia--(By

funds under the control of the, and the act approved March 3, 1865, and a sop. Mr. Myers. ]

reduction of fees--[By Mr. Lawrence, of plemental act, approved July 13, 1866, referred, 2228. Ohio, March 17, 1868.]

extending the grant of three months' agreed to, 1938.

extra, to all volunteer officers below the Partridge, Austin M., bill (H. R. No. 524) granting á pension to--[By Mr. Van | Patents, the Committee on.

rank of brigadier who were mastered Aernam.)

reports from .

.......... 1178,

into the service of the United States reported and passed, 735; passed Senate,

1179, 1316, 1317, 3132, 3297, 4051 before April 26, 1865, and bonorably

mustered bill (S. No. 313) requiring persons applying 3336; enrolled, 3875.

out thereafter-[By Mr. In Senate : received from House, 731; re to Congress for the extension or renewal

Myers.) ferred, 764; reported, 1311; passed, 3318; of, to give public notice thereof.

referred, 875. enrolled, 3359

received from Senate, 1614; referred, 2028. joint resolution (H. R. No. 190) in relation Passengers, joint resolution (H. R. No. 173) resolution for printing extra copies of the

to the, and bounty of soldiers enlisting to protect, on board of emigrant ships and report of the Commissioner of-[By Mr.

for specified terms of service and honto correet certain abuses-[By Mr. ChanLaflin, June 5, 1868.]

orably discharged before the expiration ler.] reported and agreed to, 2872.

of their term of service-[By Mr. Cul

lom.] referred, 733.

bill (H. R. No. 1163) in relation to the rebill (H. R. No. 858) to amend an act entitled issues of-[By Mr. Cullom. ]

referred, 935. "An act to provide for the better security referred, 2904.

bill (H. R. No. 839) to fix and equalize the, of the lives of, on board of vessels pro bill(H. R. No. 1260) being a further addition of officers, and to establish the, of pelled in whole or in part by steam” to an act to promote the progress of the

enlisted men of the Army=[By Mr. By Mr. Stewart.] useful arts—[By Mr. Myers. ]

Schenck.] referred, 3164.

referred, 1513. bill (H. R. No, 999) for the better protection bill (H. R. No. 1419) in addition to the act resolution relating to the, of the clerks of of emigrants and-[By Mr. Washburne, of July 4, 1836, to promote the progress

House standing committees-[By Mr. of Illinois.] of the useful arts-(By Mr. Mercur.)

Ashley, of Ohio, June 1; 1868. ] referred, 2232. referred, 4000.

tabled, 2751.

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4395; enrolled, 4434 ; approved, 4498.

OCXOVII

Pelletier, Antonio, resolution calling for all Pensions-Continued. i relative to

joint resolution (H. R. No. 312) in relation papers relating to the imprisonment of, a resolution in regard to, for the widows and By Mr. Eda to the, of the Assistant Librarian of the citizen of the United States, and the con

children of the men killed at the mas. House-[By Mr. Blaine.]

fiscation and destruction of his property sacre at Lawrence, Kansas, on the 21st Toted, HA reported and passed, 3524, 3552 ; passed by the people of Hayti-[By Mr. Don of August, 1863–[By Mr. Clarke, of louse, 4.1.2 Senate, 3692; enrolled, 3702; approved, nelly, February 10, 1868.]

Kansas, January 31, 1868.]
and pasado
3809.
adopted, 1084.

agreed to, 891.
In Senate; received from House, 3551;
Penalties—see Fines.

bill (H. R. No. 603) granting, to soldiers read, 3552; passed, 3645; enrolled,

bill (H. R. No. 443) to authorize the Secre and sailors of the war of 1812–[By Mr. 3688. tary of the Treasury to refund to the

Loan.] bill (H. R. No. 1358) providing for the pay.

Illinois Iron and Bolt Company certain, reported and recommitted, 899; reported, ment of like back, and bounty to per

wrongfully collected—[By Mr. Farns 1160; discussed, 1244 ; passed, 1250. song marked "slave" upon the rolls as worth.]

In Senate : received from House, 1232; to other soldiers-[By Mr. Hinds.] referred, 510.

referred, 1256 ; reported, 1694 ; disreferred, 3757.

bill (H. R. No. 1439) authorizing remission cussed, 1836, 4370.

of, in certain cases—[By Mr. Allison.]
joint resolution (H. R. No. 325) relative to

remarks by-
the, of the chief clerk in the office of
reported and passed, 4216.

Mr. Baker

1245 In Senate : received from House, 4236;

Mr. Benton ... the Sergeant-at-Arms of the House

1247, 1249 [By Mr. Windom.] referred, 4236.

Mr. Bingham

1249 resolution in reference to the exempting of Mr. Bromwell...

1848 read and passed, 3758, 3759 ; passed Sen. ate, 4495; enrolled, 4496 ; approved, all persons from the, and forfeitures

Mr. Burr

..1247 imposed by the internal revenue law

Mr. Eliot

.1244 4500. [By Mr. Beck, July 25, 1868.]

Mr. Holman

.1160 In Senate: received from House, 3748; agreed to, 4469. referred, 3748; reported, 4093 ; passed, || Pennsylvania, instructions from Legislature

Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.......... 1248

Mr. Loan 4466 ; enrolled, 4501.

.... 899, 1245, 1246, 1249 of, in relation to opening communication Mr. Logan..

.1246 resolution in reference to the, of members between Lake Erie and Ohio river.....510

Mr. Miller

1160, 1244, Co the elite of Congress-[By Mr. Hubbard, of West | Pension act, bill (H. R. No. 314) to amend

1245, 1246, 1247, 1248, 1249, 1250 Virginia, July 6, 1868.] section eleven of the supplemental, ap

Mr. Mullins..

1248, 1249 laid over, 3759. proved June 6, 1866–[By Mr. Van Horn,

Mr. O'Neill.........................

.1245, 1248 resolution in relation to the, of the clerk to of New York.]

Mr. Paine

.1246 the Committee on Invalid Pensions referred, 229.

Mr. Perham

1246, 1249 [By Mr. Miller, July 9, 1868.] Pension Bureau, resolution instructing Com

Mr. Pruyn.......

1247, 1248, 1249 read and withdrawn, 3893 ; read, 3899, mittee on Invalid Pensions to inquire

Mr. Randall.

. 1249 3927; disagreed to, 3928. whether the, cannot be reorganized so as Mr. Upson ........

....899 joint resolution (H. R. No. 334) in relation to promote the efficiency and economy of Mr. Washburne, of Illinois........

.. ... 1244, to the, of the messenger and acting teller its administration-[By Mr. Van Aernam,

1245, 1246, 1247, 1249, 1250 in the office of the Sergeant-at-ArmsFebruary 12, 1868.]

Mr. Washburn, of Indiana.... .1247 (By Mr. Flanders. ] adopted, 1127.

Mr. Washburn, of Massachusetts... 1245 read and laid over, 4000.

Pension laws, joint resolution (H. R. No. 110) bill (H. R. No. 678) making appropriations resolution in relation to the, of southern to amend the--[By Mr. Harding.]

for the payment of invalid and other, members—[By Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, referred, 89; reported adversely, 2907.

of the United States for the year ending July 21, 1868.

resolution instructing Committee on Invalid the 30th of June, 1869–[By Mr. Butler, reported and adopted, 4293.

Pensions to inquire into the expediency of Massachusetts.] Pay Department, select Committee on the

of making certain amendments to the reported, 1045; discussed, 1335; passed, Workings of

[By Mr. Hopkins, December 9, 1867.] 1336 ; passed Senate with amendments,

agreed to, 97. instructions to.......................................

1729 ; referred, 1769; reported and dis..637 report from.....................................

bill (H. R. No. 473) further extending the agreed to, 1813; conference, 1813, 1904,

4431
resolution authorizing, to summon witnesses
provisions of the-[By Mr. Nunn.]

1998, 2006 ; conference report, 4131; referred, 636.

agreed to by Senate, 4088; by House, and continue to take testimony, &c., and to send for papers, and allowing

Pensions, bill (H. R. No. 216) allowing, to 4131 ; enrolled, 4173 ; approved, 4422.

soldiers or the widows of soldiers of the In Senate : received from House, 1369; the Paymaster General to cross-examine war of 1812–[By Mr. Logan.]

referred, 1371; reported, 1694; diswitnesses, &c.—[By Mr. Cobb, January 20, 1868.] referred, 53; committee discharged, referred cussed, 1719 ; passed with amendments,

1725 ; disagreed to by House, 1812; adopted, 637.

bill (H. R. No. 222) to amend the several conference, 1812, 1886, 1977, 2010, 2559; Paymasters, bill (H. R. No. 340) to amend acts relating to—[By Mr. Welker.]

conference report, 4075; concurred in section twenty-five, chapter one hundred referred, 89.

by Senate, 4076; by House, 4147; en-
and sixty-two, of the acts of the second bill (H. R. No. 311) to pension the soldiers rolled, 4151.
session I'wenty-Fifth Congress, relative

of the war of 1812–[By Mr. Maynard.] remarks by-
to, in the Army-[By Mr.
Washburn, of
referred, 213.

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts....... 1335, bill (H. R. No. 324) to amend the law in

1836, 1813, 2006, 4131 relation to-[By Mr. Cullom.]

Mr. Holman

1335 bill (H. R. No. 866) to facilitate the settlereferred, 286.

Mr. Pike

...1335 ments of the accounts of, of the Aroybill (H. R. No. 333) to amend the act of Mr. Spalding........

...1768 [By Mr. Garfield.j July 4, 1864, to allow the further time Mr. Washburne, of Illinois ..........

.1335 of two years for the filing of applica bill (H. R. No. 777) to provide for the pay. Pag of Oficers of the two Houses, joint Com. tions for—[By Mr. Stokes.]

ment of certain, out of the Navy pen. referred, 317.

sion fund-[By Mr. Perham.]
36, 96
132

resolution instructing Committee on Invalid reported and discussed, 1298; recom

Pensions to inquire into the propriety mitted, 1449. expediency of fixing the, of clerks of

of allowing, to the widows and minor remarks bythe committees of this House by law,

children of soldiers killed by Bill Ander Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts .. .1298 [By Mr. Garfield, December 11, 1867.] son and his guerrillas at Centralia, Mig

Mr. Eliot......

...1298 souri, September, 1864-[By Mr. Loan,

Mr. Perham...

.1298, 1449 January 6, 1868.)

bill (H. R. No. 893) concerning invalid, and the, to report such regulations as may adopted, 331.

the time of the commencement of the be necessary for rearranging the

duties

bill (H. R. No. 462) providing for the pay; same-[By Mr. Lincoln.] and reducing the number of employés,

ment of certain naval, out of the naval referred, 1769. and for securing a reduction of expend

pension fund-[By Mr. Perham.] bill (H. R. No. 901) to amend an act supplereferred, 635.

mentary to an act entitled "An act grant. bill (H. R. No. 474) to provide for the pay. ing,' &c., approved July 4, 1864-[By

ment of, in coin-[By Mr. Washburn, Mr. Harding.)
of Indiana.]

referred, 1774.
a pension to--[By Mr. Perham.]

referred, 636 ; reported adversely, 2908. bill (H. R. No. 1005) to provide for the pay.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 165) providing ment of back, in cases where the persons

that the increased, allowed to widows entitled thereto have been infants or in-
and orphans shall not be decreased be sane and without guardians, during the
cause of their being inmates of public period in which such persons were with-
institutions-[By Mr. Myers. )

out guardians-[By Mr. Coburn.]
referred, 637.

referred, 2291.

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Indiana. ] referred, 331.

referred, 1703.

mittee to Revise................... instructions to............. resolution directing the, to inquire into the

reported and adopted, 132. Senate concurrent resolution authorizing

232.

itures. received from Senate, 134; concurred in, Peaslee, Cornelia, bill(H, R. No. 1175) grant

ing reported and pasged, 2908 ; passed Senate, In Senate : received from House, 2925; referred, 2935; reported, 3814; passod, 4368; enrolled, 4442

.... 2876

Pensions--Continued. bill (H. R. No. 988) supplementary to thesev.

eralacts relating to-[By Mr. Churchill.] referred, 2225. bill (H. R. No. 1010) relating to-[By Mr.

Perham.] reported ard recommitted, 2297; reported

and discussed, 2874 ; passed, 2876 ; passed Senate with amendments, 4258; conference, 4340, 4375; conference report, 4474 ; agreed to by Senate, 4472; by House, 4474; enrolled, 4495; ap

proved, 4500. In Senate : received from House, 2901 ;

referred, 2904; reported, 3146; dis.
cussed, 4228; passed with amendments,
4230 ; conference, 4321; conference re-
port, 4403 ; concurred in by Senate,

4403 ; by House, 4501 ; enrolled, 4501.
remarks by-
Mr. Harding

2876 Mr. Holman

2876
Mr. Miller ......
Mr. Perham, 2874, 2875, 2876, 4340,4474
Mr. Peters

2875, 2876 Mr. Upson

..2875 bill (H. R. No. 1011) supplementary to the

several acts relative to, proposing to extend their provisions to acting assistant surgeons disabled by wounds or dis. ease while performing the duties of assistant or acting assistant surgeons

[By Mr. O'Neill.] referred, 2304, bill (H. R. No. 1036) to amend the sixth

section of the act of July 4, 1864, on the subject of, so as to authorize, to be granted in certain cases from the date of the discharge or death of the soldier

[By Mr. Kerr.) referred, 2362 bill (H. R. No. 1108) to construe an act en.

titled "An act supplementary to several acts relating to," approved June 6,

1866–[By Mr. Paine. ) referred, 2569. bill (H. R. No. 1122) to construe certain

laws relating to-[By Mr. Paine.] referred, 2638. bill (H. R. No. 1310) to provide for the

granting of, to those ex-officers of the United States Army, according to their rank at date of final muster-out, who were wounded while serving as enlisted men and who are not now drawing

pensions as officers-[By Mr. O'Neill.]

referred, 3397. Peonage, resolution in relation to the system

of, and Indian slavery in Territory of New

Mexico-[By Mr. Clever, Feb. 3, 1868.] agreed to, 936. bill (H. R. No. 729) to forever prohibit the

system of, and Indian slavery in the Territory of New Mexico and other parts of the United States-[By Mr. Clarke,

of Kansas. ] referred, 1178. joint resolution (H. R. No. 362) to aid in

relieving from, women and children of the Navajo Indians-[By Mr. Butler,

of Massachusetts. ] read and passed, 4469 ; passed Senate,

4495; enrolled, 4496 ; approved, 4500. In Senate: received from House, 4451;

referred, 4453; reported and passed,

4462; enrolled 4501. Perham, Sidney, a Representative from Maine.....

.........2 petitions presented by ...... ... 9, 18, 37,

78, 89, 96, 403, 433, 452, 469, 490, 517, 552, 592, 649, 699, 719, 949, 998, 1039, 1054, 1068, 1117, 1162, 1485, 1806,

2330, 2487, 2544, 2583, 2622, 2686, 2827 bills introduced być No. 454-granting a pension to John Kelley.

.592 No. 455-granting a pension to David Van Nordstrand ....

..592 No. 462providing for the payment of certain naval peosions out of the naval

....635

Perbam, Sidney, a Representative from Perbam, Sidney, a Representative from Maine-Continued.

Maine--Continued. bills introduced by-

reports made by....

.162, 361, No. 496--defining the duties of collectors

592, 786, 1039, 1040, 1041, 1296, of customs in tertain cases............637

1298, 2310, 2874, 2906, 2907, 2908, No. 526-increasing the pension of Susan

8897, 3898, 3899, 8037, 4131, 4474 A. Mitchell..........

...736
motions made by..

.592, 736, 1039, No. 570--providing for bounties to the 1040, 1041, 1042, 1296, 1449, 2310, 2876,

widows and children of certain soldiers 2907, 2908, 3694, 3897, 4295, 4340, 4474 who were killed or died in the service, incidental remarks by. .736, 1040, 1741,

780 2019, 2706, 2907, 2910, 3692, 3894, 4172 No. 637-granting a pension to John H. remarks on the bill granting a pension to Elgood.........

.........935

Elizabeth Butler...............1041, 1042 No. 659--granting a pension to Sarah E. on drawing for seats.. .........1043 Pickell.....

............ 1039 on the bill granting pensions to the sol. No. 661-granting a pension to the widow diers of 1812...... .......1246, 1249

and child of William Craft ............1040 on the bill to provide for the payment of No. 662--granting a pension to the widow certain pensions .................1298, 1449

and children of George R. Waters, 1040 on the articles of impeachment........ 1608 No. 663-granting arrears of pension to (See Appendix.)

Cyrus K. Wood, legal representative of on financial question ................. .2049
Cyrus D. Wood

............1040 on the bill relating to pensions........2874, No. 664-granting a pension to the chil.

2875, 2876, 4340, 4474 dren of Charles Gouler .................1010 on the order of business.... .2828, 3692 No. 665-granting a pension to Susan V. in reference to the payment of pensions in Berg..

..........1040
coin .......

........ 3897 No. 666-granting a pension to Henry H. on the bill granting a pension to Sarah K. Hunter....

....... 1040
Johnson.....

.8899 No. 667–for the relief of M. Graham, 1040 leave of absence granted to ........... .2937 No. 668-granting a pension to Elizabeth Perjury, bill (H. R. No. 90) to require the

Butler, widow of Cyrus Butler ...... 1041 administration of oaths in certain cases, No. 769-granting á pension to David and to punish, in connection therewith-Howe.

.. 1296 [By Mr. Kerr. 1 No. 777-to provide for the payment of reported and passed, 8616; indefinitely post

certain pensions out of the Navy pen. poned by Senate, 3852.
sion fund

.1298 In Senate: received from House, 3607; No. 822---granting a pension to Hampton referred, 3608 ; reported and indefinitely Thompson........

1449

postponed, 3814. No. 1010-relating to pensions.........

.2297 Perkins, B. W., resolution calling for all paNo. 1164-granting a pension to Margaret pers relating to the claim of the late, Davis

..2907

against the Government of Russia, grow: No. 1165-granting a pension to Elizabeth

ing out of contracts for ordnance, &c., and Cassidy..

..2907

the correspondence concerning the sameNo. 1166--granting a pension to Louisa [By Mr. Paine, January 7, 1868.] M. Williston

.2907

agreed to, 371. No. 1167-granting a pension to Esther resolution in reference to the claim of-[By Graves...

...2907

Mr. Kelley, February 10, 1868.] No. 1168--granting a pension to Frederick Denning

objected to, 1092

... 2907 No. 1169--granting a pension to Joseph

motion to print papers relating to the claim B. Rodden ......

of, against the Russian Government, ..2907

1706 No. 1170-granting a pension to Eliza remarks by“ Matthews...

.2907
Mr. Baldwin .....

1707 No. 1171--granting a pension to William

Mr. Blair......

.....1707 F. Nelson

..2907

Mr. Farnsworth..
No. 1172--granting å pension to Lucinda
J. Letcher......

Mr. Laflin.....
..2907

Mr. Orth.
No. 1173-granting a pension to Julia A.

Mr. Paine................
Barton ...

.2908
Mr. Scofield .......

1707 No. 1174-granting a pension to Julia Carroll ...

.2908

Perry, Jonathan H., bill (H. R. No. 1400) No. 1175-granting a pension to Cornelia

granting a pension to-[By Mr. Benjamin.) Peaslee.....

...2908

reported and passed, 3893 ; passed Senate, No. 1410-granting a pension to the minor 4395; enrolled, 4435; approved, 4497. children of Joseph Berry ..3898

In Senate : received from House and reNo. 1411-granting a pension to Polly W.

ferred, 3917; reported, 4197; passed, Cotton

...3898

4369; enrolled, 4443. No. 1412-granting a pension to the chil.

Personal explanation, resolution directing dren of William R. Silvey ............3898

Committee on the Rules to inquire into No. 1418--granting a pension to Jane

the expediency of adopting a rule that Rook

..3899

members having received consent of the No. 1414-granting a pension to Sarah K.

House to make, shall confine their reJohnson...

marks strictly to personal matters —[By

.........3899 résolutions submitted by

Mr. Garfield, December 12, 1867.] directing Committee on Military Affairs to

agreed, to, 153. inquire into the expediency of providing Peters, John A., a Representative from Maine, 2 by law that soldiers entitled to artificial petitions presented by...934, 949, 998, 1514, limbs under the act of July 16, 1866,

1558, 1775, 2305, 3175, 3566, 4024 may in certain cases receive the value bills introduced by of such limbs in money in lieu of the

No. 711--relating to the salaries of certain order on the manufacturer---[December clerks in the Patent Office............. 1083 19, 1867).........

........... 286 No. 712-to allow the respondent in crimrelating to the tax for licenses to attorneys inal proceedings to testify in his own and claim agents-[January 28, 1868], behalf in any court of the United

806

* States held in any State where such directing that there be paid out of the privilege is allowed in the courts of

contingent fund of this House to the such State by the statute thereof...1083 widow of Horatio G. Russ a sum equal

No. 789--for the relief of Samuel Pierce, to his salary to the end of December, 1867, and also his proper funeral ex. No. 874-to reduce the expenses of the penses-(February 26, 1868)........1451 Navy of the United States.............1759

.1706, 1707 .1706, 1707 1706, 1707 ..1706, 1707

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pension fund.....

merce.....

Peters, John A., a Representative from Maine | Phelps, Charles E., a Representative from Pike, Frederic A, a Representative from
Continued.
Maryland-Continued.

Maine---Continued. resolution submitted by

remarks on resolution reported for the im bills introduced byinstructing Committee of Elections to peachment of the President-see Ap No. 929—to promote American cominquire which of the two claimants to a pendix.

........1900 seat as Delegate from New Mexico holds

on questions relating to impeachment, 2320 No. 941-to amend certain acts in relathe prima facie evidence of right to the on the Alta Vela resolution.... ......2341 tion to the Navy and Marine corps, 2022 same, without prejudice to the contest on the joint resolution for the protection No. 978--to equalize the grade of the staff upon the merits-[December 19, 1867], of fishing vessels......... .... 2400, 2401

corps of the Navy...... .....2193 282

on the bill providing for the sale of the No. 1023-to amend certain acts in relareport made by...

1318
site of Fort Covington ...... .2457

tion to the Navy and Marine corps, 2323 motion made by.. ..................................1335

on the impeachment trial, alleged corrupt No. 10583--for the relief of Elizabeth incidental remarks by..... 1332, practices......

.....2503

Desmond, of the county of Washington, 1334, 1353, 1470, 2498 on the bill to provide an American line State of Maine, widow of Patrick Degremarks on New Mexico election case, 294 of ocean steamers....... 3031, 3032, 3033

mond .......

.....2407 on the Dubuque and Sioux City railroad on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1060).......3071 No. 1285—to repeal an act concerning the bill..........

........570 on the river and harbor bill........ .3208, registering and recording of ships or on the supplementary reconstruction bill

3562, 3593 vessels, approved December 21, 1792, (H. R. No. 439). .....599, 601 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1281).......3495 and for other purposes....

.3363 on the bill in relation to taxing national on deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1311), 3728 joint resolutions introduced by~ bank shares.......

....802 leave of absence granted to ....... ... 3613 No. 136—providing for the sale of Gov. on the Kentucky election (case of John | Phelps, Saffrona C., bill (H. R. No. 673) grant ernment iron-clads ....

359 Young Brown).......................912, 917 ing a pension to, widow of John S. Phelps- No. 254—for the protection of American on the Kentucky election (case of Samuel [By Mr. Van Aernam.)

interests in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, E. Smith)......... 1194, 1196, 1197, 1198 reported and passed, 1042; passed Senate

2332 on the consular and diplomatic appropria with amendments, 3340; disagreed to,

No. 342-for restoration of Commander tion bill.......... ...........1225, 1226 3694; conference, 3694, 3732; conference Greenleaf Cilley and Commander Aaron on the bill for the relief of Samuel Pierce, report, 3937; agreed to by Senate, 3928 ; K. Hughes, of the United States Navy,

1318, 1331, 1332, 1335 by House, 3937; enrolled, 4002; ap to the active list from the retired list, 4081 on the articles of impeachment, 1618, 1619 proved, 4255.

resolutions submitted byon the civil appropriation bill... 2000, 2001, In Senate : received from House, 1038; re authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to

2003, 3843, 3846, 3847, 3848, 3849, 3850 ferred, 1068; reported, 1694; passed with relinquish certain iron-clads to their on the bill for the relief of James C. Sloo, amendments, 3322 ; conference, 3688; builders on certain conditions-[De

2025 conference report, 3857; concurred in by cember 12, 1867).............. ...154 on the admission of Alabama...2057, 2058 Senate, 3857; by House, 3954; enrolled, instructing Committee on Commerce to on the bill relating to pensions, 2875, 2876 3958.

inquire into the expediency of repealing on the tax bill (H. R No. 1060) ......2878, || Philips, Isaac, bill (H. R. No. 458) for the re

so much of the act to regulate the dispo2879, 2883, 2889, 2955, 2956, 2984 lief of the estate of, deceased, who was a sition of fines as provides for the search 3067, 3072, 5106, 3135, 3136, 3139 private in the revolutionary war-[By Mr.

and seizure of merchants' books and during call of the House.....

.3416, 3455
Wilson, of Pennsylvania.j

papers-[January 22, 1868] ...........693 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284).....3533, referred, 601.

calling for copy of the order directing a 3534, 3537, 4089 || Pickell, Sarah E., bill (H. R. No. 529) granting

trial of the United States steamer Wamon the purchase of Alaska ..............3668 on the legislative appropriation bill...3697

a pension to, widow of the late Colonel panoag, together with the reports of the on the bill for the relief of loyal Choctaw John Pickell-[By Mr. Kelsey.]

trial of said vessel-[July 8, 1868)...3853 referred, 778.

reports made by .........395, 2022, 2321, 4081 and Chickasaw Indians, 3854, 3855, 3856 bill (H. R. No. 659) granting a pension to

motions made by ....

........37, on the funding bill........

.4196 leave of absence granted to ....... [By Mr. Perham.]

362, 869, 949, 1791, 2321, 2324, .2529 Petroleum, joint resolution (H. R. No. 250) reported, 1039; passed, 1010; passed Sen

2379, 2109, 2537, 2712, 3889, 4298 imposing a duty on native, intended for

ate, 3336; enrolled, 3375; approved,

incidental remarks by.....551, 801, 890, 936, 3731.

1905, 2232, 2321, 2372, 2612, 3588, export-[By Mr. Spalding. ] referred, 2228. In Senate : received from House, 1038;

3853, 3885, 3927, 4007, 4293, 4382 Phelps, Charles E., a Representative from

referred, 1068 ; reported, 1461; passed,

remarks on the President's message...... 237

..260, 3319; enrolled,

on the order of business.......

3359. Maryland...

........2
Pierce, Charles W., a Representative from

267, 1857, 1858, 1927, 2289
.98, 589
Alabama .....

.4173, 4293 on the bill constituting eight hours a day's 901, 1025, 1296, 1369, 1485,

...334, 335, 336 Pierce, Samuel, bill (H. R. No. 783) for the 2007, 2030, 2143, 2318, 3175 relief of-[By Mr. Peters.]

on the resolution authorizing the sale of

iron-clads.................359, 360, 361, 869 No. 943—to allow a certain drawback on

reported, 1318; discussed, 1331; passed, copper in pigs, bars, or ingots exported 1335; indefinitely postponed by Senate,

on the bill to repeal the cotton tax .....897 from the United States........ 4061; recalled by Senate, 4395; returned,

on the Military Academy appropriation .2022

bill .......... No. 1105--for the reorganization of the

4396 ; indefinitely postponed by Senate, United States colored troops, their in4496.

on the legislative appropriation bill... 1023, struction and colonization............ 2569 In Senate : received from House, 1369; re.

1024, 1025, 1133, 1134, 1135, ferred, 1371 ; indefinitely postponed, 4024;

1141, 1252, 1255, 3705, 3725

on the consular and diplomatic appropriinstructing Committee of Ways and Means recalled, 4397; returned, 4103; indefi

ation bill........... 1220, 1221, 1226, 1228 to inquire into the expediency of authornitely postponed, 4503.

on the bill relating to the naturalization izing a drawback for exportation upon remarks by

of sailors.....

.1297, 1298 copper smelted by the infusion of forMr. Chanler ....

on the navalappropriation bill, 1320, 1321, eign ores—[January 14, 1868]........506

Mr. Spalding........

1335

1322, 1324, 1326, 1326, 1327, for the appointment of a committee to Mr. Peters......... 1318, 1331, 1332, 1335

1328, 1329, 1421, 1422, 1423 inquire concerning certain imputations Mr. Washburne, of Illinois ...........1318

on the invalid pension bill.... ..1335 appearing in the Baltimore American Pike, Frederic A., á Representative from

on the resolution reported for the impeachMaine .2

1396 .2320

ment of the President....... in reference to the adoption of Alexan.

petitions presented by.

.18, (See Appendix.) der's saw bayonet-[July 3, 1868], 3525

295, 490, 785, 950, 1202, 1256, 1514 in reference to a sinking fund-[July 11,

on the civil appropriation bill....... ...1459, bills introduced by

1460, 2001, 2002, 3843, 3848 ......................3967 No. 300—to amend the various acts estab on the articles of impeachment, 1564, 1616

.. 1348, 1353, 1359, 3525, 3974, 3982, 4499

lishing the Navy Department of the (See Appendix.)

United States, and to create a board of on the bill to exempt certain manufac. State government of Maryland...230, 231 survey.

tures from tax... 2104, 2174, 2230, 2231 No. 334-to relieve vessels engaged in the on the report in regard to lighting the

Halls........

.2318 coasting trade from filing manifests, 330 on the supplementary reconstruction bill

288, 836 No. 460—to authorize the Secretary of the on the bill for the relief of J. S. Cunning. Treasury to establish ports of delivery,

.2321, 2322, 2323 ....642

635

on the bill relating to the Navy and MaNo. 734—to incorporate the Washington

rine corps...... and Norfolk Mail Steamboat Company, on the bill to amend the bankrupt act, 2327

1216 on the joint resolution for the protection 1251, 1252, 3703, 3704,

No. 790--relative to fishing license and of fishing vessels, 2332, 2372, 2373, 2374, 3706, 3707, 3724, 3725

the payment of the tonvage tax.....1418

petitions presented by..

work .......

bills introduced by

994, 995

resolutions submitted by

.......1318

(April 21, 1868].......

..............

1868...... incidental remarks by.

remarks on the resolution in regard to the

on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 320), 287,

..... 209

ham.....

(H. R. No. 439).. on the resolution concerning one of the

Justices of the Supreme Court, 863, 864 on the legislative appropriation bill... 1250,

. 2323, 2324

2375, 2377, 2378, 2879, 2400, 2401

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