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President's message discussed-Continued. Price, Hiram, a Representative from lowa-
remarks by-

Continued.
Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.

73, remarks on the bill for the relief of certain
75, 76, 77, 94, 135, 1395 exporters of spirits........... 1513, 1637
Mr. Williams, of Indiana....... 749, 750 on the articles of impeachment, 1610, 1616
Mr. Wilson, of Iowa.....................183 (See Appendix.)
Mr. Wilson, of Ohio.....................755 on the Post Office appropriation bill, 1634,
Mr. Woodward ........177, 178, 179, 614

1635
Price, Hiram, a Representative from lowa...2 on the Tennessee election (case of R. R.
petitions presented by.....144, 267, 433, 452, Butler). ...1666, 1667, 1687, 3197

490, 589, 590, 592, 815, 950, 1460, 1862, > on the joint resolution concerning captured
2030, 2193, 2330, 2354, 2957, 8175, 8381 property......

.1766, 1767
bills introduced by

on the bill for the admission of Alabama,
No. 394-confirming title to Little Rock

1828
Island, in the Mississippi river........474 on the report on the cancellation and de.
No. 395-granting a pension to Rachael struction of United States bonds...1850,
Floyd, widow of Joseph Floyd, late pri.

1861, 1852, 1856, 1857
vate in company B, twentieth lowa vol. on the bill for the relief of W. W. Holden
unteer infantry.....

.... 474
and others.........

. 1907, 1909
No. 453-acreasing the pension of Mrs. on the joint resolution to regulate the

Nancy Weeks, widow of Francis Weeks, freight tariff of the Pacific railroad, 2029,
of Georgia.....
..........592

2080, 2109, 2110, 2111,
No. 660-to restore lands to market along

2112, 2113, 2129, 2130,
the line of the Pacific railroad and

2421, 2422, 2423, 2424,
branches........
.1039

2125, 2426, 2427, 2428
No. 70%-in reference to the payment of on the bill to exempt certain manufactures
pensions to drafted men................ 1083

from, tax....

..2100, 2108 No. 963-appropriating money for the on the letter of the Secretary of the Treas. construction of a bridge across the Mis ury relative to the Union Pacific railsissippi river at Rock Island ......... 2070

road......

..2134, 2135, 2137
joint resolutions introduced by-

on the Connecticut avenue bill..........2388
No. 201-in relation to the Rock Island on the Puget sound railroad bill...... 2441,
bridge.......
....1085

2442, 2443
No. 203-to declare the meaning of the on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1000)......2820,
acts relating to Pacific railroads...2421

2821, 2859, 2840, 2952, 2953, 2954, No. 316-extending time for the comple

2978, 2982, 3065, 3066, 3067, 3106, tion of Northern Pacific railroad, 3588

3111, 3112, 8113, 3114, 3134, 3136
resolutions submitted by

during call of the House....
calling upon the Secretary of the Interior on the bill to amend an act concerning the

for a copy of his communication, re Illinois and St. Louis bridge........ 2973
ferred to in his l'ast annual report, in on the reception of the Chinese embassy,
reference to the central branch of the

2906
Union Pacific Railroad Company—[De. on the joint resolution relative to the
cember 9, 1867).......

.95

donation of iron railings...... .3030 in regard to American citizens in prison on the bill for the survey of certain Indian abroad-(December 20, 1867)........309

reservations ..

.3098, 3099
that the clerks to committees in the on the resolution of instructions on the
House shall be entitled to the same

tax bill...
additional compensation as the other on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284)......3172,
employés of the House-[March 3,

3408, 3412, 3451, 3453, 3458, 3461,
1868] ...........

.... 1032

3462, 3478, 3479, 3489, 3192, 3493,
instructing Committee on Retrenchment
to investigate the charges made in refer-

3494, 3525, 3526, 3528, 3529, 3531

on the bill in relation to the reports of
ence to the false certificate of the de Pacific railroad companies.....
struction of $18,040,000 of United States on the river and harbor bill.... ....3559,
bonds—[March 9, 1868)...
in reference to the expediency of appro-
.....1769

3560, 3614
priating $50,000,000 to take up the

on the joint resolution relating to the

Northern Pacific railroad ............. 3588
matured and maturing indebtment of
the United States, which is payable in

on the purchase of Alaska.......

.3625,

3658, 3659, 3660, 3806, 3807, 3813
currency-[June 22, 1868]........... 3365 (See Appendix.)
calling for a copy of the report of Gen leave of absence granted to....... 2282, 3981
era!

G. M. Dodge, chief engineer of the Prince, C. H., a Representative from Geor:
Union Pacific railroad, concerning the

....4412, 4471
surveys and operations of the company
for the year 1867--[July 9, 1868]...3887

Prince Edward's Island, joint resolution (H.

R. No. 322) relative to-[By Mr. Butler,
:590, 592, 733, of Massachusetts.]
1089, 1927, 2421, 2874, 3103, 3328

referred, 3757; reported and discussed,

..592, 4470; passed, 4411. 1039, 1086, 1972, 2022, 2421 remarks by

..474, 1769, Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts ...... 3757, 3365, 3377, 3588, 3727, 8762

4470, 4471 Mr. Eliot.........

..4470, 4471 on the Union Pacific railroad bill...... 212

747, 749, 750
Mr. Schenck

.4470, 4471 on the resolution allowing a clerk to two

resolution for a select committee on House

joint resolution relative to trade with

.....313 [By Mr. Schenck, July 25, 1868.] examination of distillery meters.......425

reported, 4470; agreed to, 4471; com

mittee named, 4493. on the Dubuque and Sioux city railroad Printing, the joint Committee on, 569 instructions to...

267, 800, 3926 Mrs.

reports from ...... 105, 152, 1661, 1868, 2130, on the Kentucky election (case of John

.......592

2204, 2228, 2232, 2372, 2429, 2872,

3034, 3456, 4213, 4335, 4469, 4501 ........943 adverse report from..

233 1085, 1086, 1087, 3953

resolution to inquire whether the Commis

sioner of Patents has procured any, bind

ing,or blank books except at the Govern... 1367 ment Printing Office, &c.-[By Mr. Ela,

July 10, 1808.) 1430, 1481, 1508

agreed to, 3926.

T

Prisoners of war, resolution continuing the

committee appointed at the last session

on the treatment of-[By Mr. Paine, Jani uary 13, 1868. ] read, 475; agreed to, 476, select Committee on the Treatment of....475 instructions to .........

..475 reports from......

............. ....... 4488 resolution directing Committee on the Treat

ment of, to continue their investigations during the recess of Congress--[By Mr.

Shanks, July 25, 1868.] reported, 4488; adopted, 4489. resolution extending the duties of the Com

mittee on the Treatment of Union Sol. diers aud--[By Mr. Mungen, May 11,

1868.]

tabled, 2408. Pritchard's, D. P., report of the capture of Jeff. Davis......

.3935 Private Land Claims, the Committee on ....510

reports from ............ 2499, 3655, 3656, 3690 adverse report from...

...3655 bill (H. R. No. 337) quieting doubts in rela

tion to the validity of the titles to four tracts of land in the State of Missouri

[By Mr. Newcomb.) referred, 90; substitute reported and

passed, 2499. In Senate: received from House, 2505;

referred, 2506. bill (H. R. No. 289) confirming the title of

William M. Garvey to certain lands in

Iowa-[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.] referred, 2o8. bill (H. R. No. 648) to provide for the con:

firmation of, in New Mexico-[By Mr.

Clever. ] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 710) to amend an act enti

tled "An act to contirın certain, in the Territory of New Mexico-[By Mr. Chil

cott.] referred, 1083. resolution concerning the reference of cer.

tain – [By Mr. Clever, February 10,

1868.] adopted, 1084. bill (H. R. No. 760) to amend an act enti

tled "An act to quiet land titles in California," approved July 23, 1861–[By

Mr. Johnson.]
referred, 1217.
bill (S. 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.
received from Senate, 1667 ; referred, 1769;

reported and discussed, 3690; passed,

3692; enrolled, 3707. bill (H. R. No. 923) to restore to certain

parties their rights under the treaties and laws of the United States-[By Mr.

Johnson.] referred, 1900; reported and recommitted,

2592. bill (S. No. 467) to confirm an entry of land

by Moses F. Shinn. received from Senate, 2289; referred, 2644. bill (H. R. No. 1053) to finally settle the

title to Mexican land grants in the State

of California-[By Mr. Johnson.] referred, 2406. bill (H. R. No. 1118) to confirm to J. M.

Hutchings and J. C. Lamon their preemption claims in the Yosemite valley,

California-[By Mr. Julian.] reported and recommitted, 2585; reported,

2816; passed 2817. In Senate : received from House, 2857;

referred, 2860; reported adversely, 4346. remarks by

2816 Mr. Johnson......

.2816 Mr. Julian......

.2585, 2816, 2817 Mr. Upson.

2816

2585 Mr. Washburne, of Illinois ......

2816 Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin....

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gia.,

reports made by....

motions made by.

incidental remarks by

remarks on the President's message...... 76,

committees.. on the joint resolution to provide for the

on the bill increasing the pension Nancy Weeks......

Young Brown)....... on the Rock Island bridge resolution, on the resolution reported for the impeach

ment of the President.......... on the civil appropriation bill......... 1479,

Mr. Higby......

40th Cong. 2D Sess,

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Private Land Claims---Continued.

Prize money-Continued.
bill (S. No. 481) to confirm the title to cer bill (H. R. No. 1306) allowing, to the offi.
tain lands in the State of Nebraska.

cers and crew of the Monitor for the received from Senate, 2776; passed with fight with the Merrimac in Hampton

amendment, 4342; agreed to by Senate, Roads, March 9, 1862—[By Mr. Gris. 4376; enrolled, 4380.

wold.) bill (H. R. No. 1204) to confirm certain, in referred, 3364.

the State of Missouri--[By Mr. Pile.] Property, bill (H. R. No. 1189) authorizing referred, 2971; reported, 3656; postponed, the Secretary of the Treasury to sell at 8656.

public auction certain, of the United bill (H. R. No. 1206) to restore to certain States at Mackinaw, in the State of

parties their rights under the laws and Michigan-[By Mr. Ferry.]
treaties of the United States-[By Mr. referred, 2985.
Johnson.]

Protest, motion to suspend the rules for the referred, 2974; reported, 3656; discussed, purpose of placing upon the Journal the, 3656, 3689; passed, 3690.

of certain members in reference to the In Senate : received from House, 3688 ; proceedings of the House on the impeach. referred, 3688; referred anew, 3814;

ment of the President-[By Mr. Eldridge, reported, 4197; discussed, 4361.

March 2, 1868.] remarks by

discussed, 1619, 1632 ; disagreed to, 1683. Mr. Boutwell..

...3690 resolution for printing the, of the DemoMr. Higby.

3657, 3690 cratic members of the House against Mr. Johnson...

..3657, 3689

the admission of the Representatives Mr. Mullins.

......3657

from Arkansas-[By Mr. Butler, of Mr. Orth.......... 3657, 3689, 3690 Massachusetts, June 25, 1868.] Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania........3690 referred, 3485.

Mr. Stone.........3656, 3657, 3689, 3690 | Provisional governments-see Reconstruction. bill (H. R. No. 1343) to confirm the title to | Pruyn, John V. L., a Representative from New

.2

York.......... certain land to the pueblo of Santa Anna, in the Territory of New Mexico petitions presented by, 2113, 2022, 3164,3598 [By Mr. Orth.]

bills introduced byreported and passed, 3655, 3656.

No. 756—to establish the cental standard In Senate : received from House, 3615; of measurement for grains, seeds, and referred, 3645.

cereals ...

..1217 bill (H. R. No. 1344) to confirm certain, in No. 1273–in reference to certain accounts

the Territory of New Mexico-[By Mr. on the books of the Treasury DepartOrth.]

ment against John A. Dix, Richard M. reported and passed, 3655, 3656.

Blatchford, and George Opdyke.....3164 Ti Senate : received from House, 3645; resolution submitted byreferred, 3645.

directing Committee on Appropriations to bill (H. R. No. 1345) to amend an act en

inquire into the expediency of erecting litled "An act to confirm certain, in the a building at Albany, New York, for Territory of New Mexico"—[By Mr. the accommodation of the United States Loughridge.]

courts, the post office, and custom-house reported and passed, 3656.

at that place-[December 12, 1867], 153 In Senate: received from House, 3671 ; motion made by......

1131 referred, 3681.

incidental remarks by...... 70, 96, 241, 1816, bill (S. No. 166) for the relief of the owners 2129, 2217, 3535, 2571, 2612, 3202, 3365

of the land within United States sur. remarks on the bill to suspend the farther

vey No. 3217 in the State of Missouri. reduction of the currency........... 69, 70 received from Senate, 638; referred, 991; on the rule relating to the printing of reported and referred anew, 1334 ; re

bills......

91
ported, 3655 ; passed, 3656; enrolled, on the President's message..
3661.

139, 261, 619 Prize cases, bill (H. R. No. 1024) to facilitate personal and explanatory ..... .. 105, the settlement of certain, in the southern

117, 130, 131 district of Florida-[By Mr. Dawes.)

on the purchase of Alaska, 139, 3621, 3625 referred, 2380.

(See Appendix.) bill (S. No. 486) to facilitate the settlement on the order of business...

112, of certain, in the southern district of

1086, 2575, 3864 Florida.

on the Union Pacific railroad bill, 211, 212 received from Senate, 3692; passed, 4051, on the bill defining a quorum of the Su4052 ; enrolled, 4062.

preme Court........ ..482, 483, 488
remarks by-

on the censure of Hon, Fernando. Wood,
Mr. Dawes....
... 4051, 4052

542 Mr. Lawrence, of Obio........ ..4052 on the supplementary reconstruction bill Prize money, resolution inquiring of the Sec (H. R. No. 439) .604, 605, 639, 640

retary of the Navy whether any of the on the resolution limiting contracts for
public vessels sold since the war were stationery

......665
captured from the enemy and upon which, on the joint resolution relating to Govern.
was paid by the United States, and if so,

ment advertisements.... ....... 667 the amount of, so paid, the date of pay. on the bill in relation to taxing national mert, and the price for which the vessels bank shares ......

...802 were sold-[By Mr. Cook, Dec. 12, 1867.] on the bill concerning land grants to agreed 10, 155.

southern railroads...... 809, 810, 834, 844 bill (H. R. No. 501) supplementary to an

on the resolution in reference to one of
act entitled " An act to regulate prize the justices of the Supreme Court,
proceedings'and the distribution of" —
By Mr. Woodbridge.]

862, 863
referred, 638; reported and recommitted,

on the Kentucky election (case of John

Young Brown) 3618; motion to reconsider, 3618.

........919 resolution calling anew on the Navy Depart

on the resolution in reference to Stephen

J. Meany .... ment for information relating to the

.947 sale of vessels since the war, &c-[By

on the bill concerning the rights of AmeriMr. Cook, April 20, 1868.]

can citizens abroad.... .......987, objected to, 2310.

1107, (not published,) 1130, 1131
resolution for printing the communication

on the Military Academy appropriation
from the Secretary of the Navy relative
to claims for—[By Mr. Laflin, May 12,

on the legislative appropriation bill, 1022,
1868.]

1092; 1109. 1110, 113, 1141, 1254, 1255 reported and agreed to, 2129.

on ine resolution in regard to George F.

1093

Pruyn, John V. L., a Representative from New

York-Continued.
remarks on the consular and diplomatic ap-

propriation bill... 1219, 1223, 1227, 1228
on the bill granting pensions to the soldiers
of 1812........

1247, 1248, 1249 on the resolution relating to the sale of

Government bonds.......... 1301 on the Army appropriation bill....... 1303,

1306, 1307 on the resolution reported for the impeach. ment of the President .........1340, 1345,

1346, 1358, 1359, 1960, 1393, 1394 (See Appendix.) on the treaty-making power.............. 1427 (Not published.) on the construction of the impeachment

clause of the Constitution ........... (See Appendix.) on the civil appropriation bill......... 1454,

1455, 1456, 1481, 1509, 2027 on the Post Office appropriation bill, 1636 on the

bill to regulate the freight tariff on the Pacific railroad ......... .....2129,

2423, 2424, 2425 on the Puget Sound railroad bill......2441 on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c.,

2445, 2456, 2461, 2462 on the bill for the relief of William McGar: rahan ......

.... 2472, 2476 on the case of Charles W. Woolley, a

recusant witness, 2587, 2589, 2590, 2591 on the Indian appropriation bill......2615 on the resolution of instruction on the tax bill..............

...3170 on the national safe deposit bill.. ...3202,

3224, 3225, 3226 on the river and harbor bill........... .3211 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1284)......3877,

3399, 3417, 3418, 3419, 3420,

3421, 3487, 8529, 3530, 3534 during call of the House.....

..3415, 3416 on the purchase of Alaska-see Appendix. leave of absence granted to.....

234, 1619, 1998, 2287, 2442, 2621, 3589 Public Buildings and Gronnds, the Committee

instructions to ......... 1127, 2083, 2407, 2752 reports from .......

.1156, 1319, 3327 Public debt-see Bonds. Public documents, resolution authorizing a

new delivery to certain members of such, as have been stolen from the mails in tho course of transmission-[By Mr. Churchill,

December 12, 1867.] disagreed to, 153. joint resolution (H. R. No. 177) for the sup

ply of current, to the libraries of agri

cultural colleges-[By Mr. Trowbridge.] referred, 779. joint resolution (H. R. No. 278) to sapply

books and, to the national asylums for

disabled soldiers-[By Mr. Schenck.) read and passed, 2631; passed Senate

with amendments, 2776 ; concurred in,

2836; enrolled, 2855; approved, 2937. In Senate: received from House, 2627 ;

referred, 2628 ; passed with amendment, 2759 ; concurred in by House, 2857;

enrolled, 2858.
remarks by-

Mr. Allison......
Mr. Coburn.
Mr. Garfield...
Mr. Schenck .........................
Mr. Scofield..

Mr. Washburne, of Illinois.........2634 joint resolution (S. R. No. 121) to carry into

effect the resolution approved March 2: 1867, providing for the exchange of

certain. received from Senate, 3107; discussed,

4391; passed, 4392; enrolled, 4122. remarks by

Mr. Baldwin .....
Mr. Banks.....

Mr. Washburne, of Illinois...........4391
Pnblic Expenditures, the Committee on.

instructions to...

..95, 105

on......

..93,

.2634

..........2684 ...........................2610

2610, 2634

2610 .............. 2634

Mr. Upson

bill

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Public grounds, bill (8. No. 54) to enlarge the, || Public lands—Continued.
surrounding the Capitol.

resolution instructing Committee on the, to
received from Senate, 1682 ; referred, 2028. make certain inquiries in regard to the
Public Lands, the Committee on.

mode of offering for sale, &c., the, reinstructions to .........

.97, maining unsold along the lines of rail.
979, 1449, 1707, 3364, 3766 roads-[By Mr. Hopkins, January 6,
reports from .............95, 106, 312, 371, 508, 1868.]

538, 540, 1293, 1334, 1682, 1703, adopted, 332.
1972, 2457, 2459, 2461, 2585, 2592, bill (H. R. No. 41) to authorize the issue of
2812, 2813, 2814, 2816, 2828, 2829,

a patent on land warrant No. 46318, for
2830, 2835, 2895, 2905, 3937, 4485

one hundred and sixty acres, under the adverse reports from....

. 105,

act of 1847–[By Mr. Julian.] 538, 590, 2812, 2813

reported, 312. discharged from subjects......

. 105,

bill '(H. R. No. 355) granting, to the State 812, 2383, 2812, 2830

of Wisconsin for a wagon-road-[By
bill (H. R. No. 289) defining the acts grant Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.]

ing, to the State of Michigan to aid in
building a harbor and ship.canal at Port-

referred, 331.
age Lake, Keweenaw Point, Lake Su-

bill (H. R. No. 356) making a grant of, to perior, approved March 3, 1865, and

the Territory of Dakota in alternate sec

tions to aid in the construction of a cer-
July 3, 1866–[By Mr. Driggs.]
referred, 90.

tain railroad in said Territory-[By Mr.

Donnelly.
bill (H. R. No. 248) to grant, for the aid
of common schools in the District of

referred, 331.
Columbia-[By Mr. Loughridge ]

bill (H. R. No. 359) amendatory of the referred, 90; reported adversely, 2812.

homestead law-[By Mr. Windom.] bill (H. R. No. 267) to declare forfeited to

referred, 331; reported, 538; passed, 540. the United States certain, granted to aid

In Senate : received from House, 520; re-
in the construction of railroads in the

ferred, 552.
States of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisi bill (H. R. No. 370) to prevent the further
ana, and Florida-[By Mr. Julian.)

sale of the, of the United States except
reported and recommitted, 95; motion to as provided for in the preëmption and
reconsider, 117; discussed, 310; post-

homestead laws and the laws for dis.
poned to January 14, 312; called up, posing of town sites and mineral lands-
673 ; discussed, 694; called up, 784 ; (By Mr. Julian. ]
discussed, 806, 833, 834, 836, 837, 838, reported and recommitted, 371; reported
814, 870; notice, 967; discussed, 970, back, 508; postponed to January 28 and
979, 984; passed, 985.

printed, 508; motion to reconsider, 538;
In Senate: received from House, 984;

called up, 1693 ; discussed, 1712, 2379, referred, 267; reported and recom

2380, 2383. mitted, 3146.

bill (S. No. 188) for the relief of towns in resolution in relation to further sales of the,

the State of Nevada. railroad grants, and homestead settle received from Senate, 422 ; referred, 991; ments-[By Mr. Julian, Dec. 9, 1867.] reported and recommitted, 1682; relaid over, 97; adopted, 1861. joint resolution (H. R. No. 91) concerning

ported and passed with amendment,

2835; agreed to by Senate, 2876 ;
certain, granted to railroad companies

enrolled, 2886.
in the States of Michigan and Wiscon-
sin-[By Mr. Sawyer.]

bill (H. R. No. 122) to facilitate the occu-
reported, 106; discussed and passed, 107;

pation of, by freedmen under the homepassed Senate with amendment, 1018;

stead act-[By Mr. Paine.] amendment referred, 1427; reported,

reported and tabled, 538; (see bill H. R.

No. 267.)
2459 ; discussed, 2459 ; passed with
amendment, 2460 ; agreed to by Senate,

bill (H. R. No. 459) to aid in the construc-
2533 ; enrolled, 2537 ; approved, 2573.

tion of a railroad and telegraph line In Senate: received from House, 119;

from Portland, Oregon, to connect with referred, 123 ; reported, 163; discussed,

the Pacific railroad at the northern bend 243, 922; passed with amendments, 999;

of the Humboldt, in the State of Ne-
concurred in by House with amendment,

vada, and to secure to the Government
called
up, 2488; discussed, 2507,

the use of the same for postal, military,
2509 ; concurred in by Senate, 2512;

and other purposes-[By Mr. Mallory.)

referred, 605; reported and recommitted, resolution in reference to swamp-land

733. grants-[By Mr. Bromwell, December

bill (H. R. No. 486) to amend an act donat

ing, to the several States and Terri. objected to and withdrawn, 156.

tories which may provide colleges for bill (H. R. No. 295) to amend an act entitled

the benefit of agriculture and the me. An act for a grant of, to the State of

chanic arts, approved July 2, 1862lowa of alternate sections to aid in the

[By Mr. Donnelly.] construction of a railroad in said State,''

referred, 637 approved May 12, 1864-[By Mr, Hub

bill (H. R. No. 489) explanatory of the

several acts granting, to railroads within
the States and Territories of the United

States—[By Mr. Chilcott.]
from the operation of the homestead and

referred, 637. preëmption laws, and to grant the same

bill (H, R. No. 492) to secure to actual set-
in exchange for other lands-[By Mr.

ilers the right to purchase, hereafter
granted to railway and other com-

panies-[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.]
tion and homestead laws of the United

referred, 657.
bill (H. R. No. 498) to declare the Fort

Jessup reservation of, restored to the
United States and subject to homestead

entry and settlement-[By Mr. Julian.] way over the, of the United States to

referred, 637.
bill (H. R. No. 534) making a grant of, to

the Midland Pacific Railway Company
to aid in the construction of a certain
railroad in Nebraska-[By Mr. Van

Wyck.)
referred, 778.

Public lands— Continued.
bill (H, R. No. 554) making á grant of, to

the State of Minnesota to aid in the
improvement of the navigation of the

Mississippi river-[By Mr. Donpelly.] referred, 779; reported and discussed,

2830; passed, 2835; passed Senate with amendments, 3732 ; recalled by Senate, 8760; returned, 8761; passed Senate with amendment, 8885; discussed, 3888; disagreed to, 3889 ; conference, 3926, 3944; conference report, 4255; agreed to by Senate, 4061 ; discussed, 4255; new conference, 4258, 4293 ; conference report, 4800; agreed to by Sen. ate, 4296; enrolled, 4310; approved,

4422. In Senate : received from House, 2857 ;

referred, 2860; reported, 3146; discussed, 3710; passed with amendment, 3712; motion to reconsider, 3734; returned, 3748; motion withdrawn, 3857; eonference, 3904; conference report, 4035; concurred in by Senate, 4035; new conference, 4238; conference report, 4271 ; concurred in by Senate,

4271 ; by House, 4276; enrolled, 4282. bill (H. R. No. 558) amendatory of the

preëinption laws-[By Mr. Taffe.] referred, 779. bill (H. R. No. 559) to extend the pro

visions of an act entitled “ An act to enable the State of Arkansas and other States to reclaim the swamplands within their limits” to the State of Nebraska

[By Mr. Taffe.] referred, 779. resolution making inquiries in relation to the

sale of, ceded in trust to the United States by article seventeen of the treaty between the United States and the Cherokee Indians, concluded July 27, 1866–

[By Mr. Loughridge, January 28, 1868. ] agreed to, 806. bill (H. R. No. 629) to confirm certain en

tries of, made at the land office at Boon

ville, Missouri-[By Mr. McClurg.] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 643) additional to an act

making a grant of, to the Territory of Minnesota in alternate sections to aid in the construction of certain railroads in said Territory, and to an act granting, in alternate sections to the State of Alabama to aid in the construction of a certain railroad in said State-[By Mr.

Windom.] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 645) granting, to aid in

the construction of a railroad and tele. graph line from Fort Scott, Kansas, to Santa Fé, New Mexico-[By Mr. Clarke,

of Kansas. ] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 646) to extend the preëmp:

tion and homestead laws of the United States over certain-[By Mr. Clarke,

of Kansas. ] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 651) granting, to aid in the

construction of a railroad and telegraph line in the Territory of Dakota- [By

Mr. Burleigh.] referred, 935; reported and recommitted,

2812. resolution in regard to the propriety of giving

to the Erie Extension Canal Company a portion of the, to enable said company to enlarge their canal--[By Mr. Sco

field, February 4, 1868.] agreed to, 979. bill (H. R. No. 660) to restore, to market

along the line of the Pacific railroad and

branches--[By Mr. Price. ]
reported and passed, 1039; passed Senate,

1633; enrolled, 1668; approved, 1806.
In Senate: received from House, 1038; re.

ferred, 1068 ; reported. 1486 : discussed,
1621; passed, 1622; enrolled, 1657.

2488;

enrolled, 2518.

12, 1867.]

bard, of Iowa.] referred, 209. bill (H. R. No. 298) withdrawing certain,

Johnson.] referred, 209. bill (H. R. No. 299) extending the preëmp;

States in the Territory of Idaho—[By

Mr. Holbrook.] referred, 209. bill (H. R. No. 332) granting the right of

the Oroville and Virginia City Railroad Company, and to provide for its construction-[By Mr. Johnson.] referred, 295; reported, 3103 ; referred

anew, 3104.

amendatory thereof, approved March

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Pubtie lands---Continued. Pablic lands-Continued. Public Lands-Continued. bill (H. R. No. 726.) to regulate the disposi bill (H. R. No. 926) in relation to certain bill (H. R. No. 1037) making a grant of, to

the State of Minnesota to aid in the overflowed, in King county, Washington tion of, that may be hereafter granted to aid in the construction of railroadsTerritory- [By Mr. Flanders. ]

construction of a railroad from Taylor's

Falls, via Saint Cloud, to the western referred, 1900. [By Mr. Donnelly.]

boundary of said State-[By Mr. Dooresolution inquiring by what authority, bave referred, 1161. bill (H. R. No. 759) extending the provis been certified and confirmed to the State nelly.]

ions of an act entitled "An act granting of Iowa for the purpose of building a referred, 2368. the right of way to ditch and canal owners railroad from the city of Dubuque to a bull (H. R. No. 1041) granting the right of over the"--[By Mr. Johnson.] point on the Missouri river near Sioux

way to the Walla-Walla and Columbia referred, 1217.

City-[By Mr. Washburne, of Illinois, River Railroad Company-[By Mr. bill (H. R. No. 787) relating to settlers on

March 16, 1868.]

Flanders. ] that portion of the Fort Randall military adopted, 1901.

referred, 2380. bilt (H. R. No. 934) amendatory of the act reservation vacated by the order of Gen

bill (H. R. No. 1051) to grant certain islands

entitled “An act' to secure homesteads eral Grant in 1867.-[By Mr. Gloss

to the State of Wisconsin as swamp brenner.] to actual settlers on the," approved

lands-[By Mr. Hopkins.] referred, 1217.

May 20, 1862, and of the acts amenda

referred, 2406 ; reported, 2905; passed,

tory thereof, approved March 21, 1864, bill (H. R. No. 767) to regulate the dispo

2906. sition of, that may be hereafter granted and January 21, 1866–[By Mr. Julian.)

In Senate : received from House, 2904; reported and recommitted, 1860; reported, to aid in the construction of railroads

referred, 2904. 2628; passed, 2629. [By Mr. Hopkins.]

bill (H. R. No. 1052) amendatory of an act

In Senate : received from House, 2857; reported and recommitted, 1293 ; motion

entitled "An act granting, to the State referred, 2860. to reconsider, 1918; discussed, 4428;

of Wisconsin to aid in the construction bill (H. R. No. 942) additional to an act reconsidered and passed, 4430.

of railroads in said State," approved granting, to aid in the construction of a In Senate: received from House, 4451;

June 3, 1856–[By Mr. Hopkins.) railroad and telegraph line from Lake referred, 4453.

referred, 2406; reported and passed, 2905;

Superior to Puget sound, on the Pacific bill (H. R. No. 816) to authorize homestead

passed Senate, 4488; enrolled, 4495;
coast, by a northern route-[By Mr.
entries in the Virginia military district

approved, 4500.
Donnelly.)
in Ohio-[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.]
referred, 2022.

In Senate : received from House, 2904; referred, 1419; committee discharged,

referred, 2904 ; reported, 3983 ; passed, joint resolation (H. R. No. 241) relative to, 2880.

sold under treaties with Indian tribes 4451, 4452; enrolled, 4501. resolution directing Committee on, to inquire

[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.)

bill (H. R. No. 1064) to grant, to aid in into the expediency of ceding to the State of Ohio the lands of the Virginia referred, 2069.

the construction of a railroad from the bill (H. R. No. 960) granting, to the State military district-[By Mr. Wilson, of

Mississippi river to Yancton, on the of Wisconsin to aid in the construction Ohio, February 26, 1868.]

Missouri river, and to amend an act er of a breakwater and harbor and shipreferred, 1449.

titled “An act for a grant of land to the

canal at the head of Sturgeon bay, in bill (S. No. 190) to further provide for giv:

State of Iowa in alternate sections to - said State-[By Mr. Sawyer.] ing effeet to the various grants of, to

aid in the construction of a railroad in referred, 2070. the State of Nevada.

said State," approved May 12, 1864 resolution in reference to, sold under treareceived from Senate, 1667; referred,

[By Mr. Donnelly.]
ties with Indian tribes-[By Mr. Law.
1769; reported and recommitted, 2461;

referred, 2406.

rence, of Ohio, March 24, 1868.] reported and passed with amendment, agreed to, 2082.

joint resolution (H. R. No. 259) relative to, 2835; agreed to by Senate, 2876; en: resolution in reference to the amounts sev

purporting to have been sold under trea. rolled, 2886.

ties with the Cherokee and other Indian

'erally due to loyal claimants by the joint resolution (H. R. No. 223) concerning United States for which payment is not

tribes--[By Mr. Juhau.] certain, granted to the States of Michi. now authorized by law, and of provid

referred, 2407. gan and Wisconsin for a military road ing for the payment thereof by grants bill (II. R. No, 1062) to grant the right of to Lake Superior-[By Mr. Driggs.] of-[By Mr. Thomas, March 27, 1868.]

way to the Whitehall and Plattsburg referred, 1031. agreed to, 2164.

Railroad Company-[By Mr. Garfield.) bill (H. R. No. 850) to authorize the sale bill (H. R. No. 975) making agricultural read, 2440; passed, 2441 ; passed Senate, of a reservation of, in Dubuque, lowa

and mechanical college scrip receivable 2532; enrolled, 2535; approved, 2573. [By Mr. Allison.]

in payment of preëmption claims--[By In Senate: received from House and roreferred, 1031. Mr. Taffe.]

ferred, 2488; reported and passed, 2507; joint resolution (H. R. No. 227) enabling referred, 2165.

enrolled, 2518,
actual settlers to purchase certain, ob-
bill (H. R. No. 1004) granting the right of

bill (H. R. No. 1064) to extend the limits
tained of the Great and Little 'Osage
way to the Lake Washington Coal Com-

of certain, grants in lowa and MindeIndians-[By Mr. Julian.)

pany in King county, in the Territory sota-[By Mr. Donnelly.] reported and discussed, 17034 passed,

of Washington-[By Mr. Flanders.]

referred, 2456.
1705.

referred, 2289.
In Senate: received from House, 1702;
bill (H. R. No. 1012) defining the rights of

bíll (H. R. No. 1086) to amend an act en-
referred, 1702; reported, 2922.
riparian owners of land acquired by

titled “An act for a grant of, to the State resolution instructing Committee on the, to,

purchase from the United States on the

of Iowa in alternate sections to aid in inquire into the expediency of providing Menomonee river, in the States of

the construction of a railroad in said for the cutting of wood upon the public Michigan and Wisconsin — [By Mr.

State," approved May 12, 1864[By
lands along the upper Missouri river, to
Sawyer.]

Mr. Hopkins. ]
be used as fuel for steamboats navigat-
referred, 2304.

referred, 2527.
ing said river-[By Mr. Burleigh, March
bill (H. R. No. 1016) granting, to the State

bill (H. R. No. 1087) to grant, to aid in the
6, 1868.]
of California for the construction of a

construction of a railroad from the Misagreed to, 1707.

railroad and telegraph line from Val

sissippi river to Yancton, on the Missouri bill (H. R. No. 890) to grant the right of

lejo to Humboldt bay-[By Mr. John

river, and to amend an act entitled "An way to the Denver Pacific Railway and son.)

act for a grant of, to the State of Iowa Telegraph Company--[By Mr. Chilcott.] referred, 2305; printed, 3707.

in alternate sections to aid in the com referred, 1759. resplution requesting the suspension of the

struction of a railroad in said State, bill (H. R. No. 891) in regard to the title of

sale of all, ceded and sold to the United

approved May 12, 1864—[By Mr. Hopindividuals to--[By Mr. Burleigh.] States by treaty with Great and Little

king.) referred, 1759.

Osage Indians, proclaimed January 20,

referred, 2527. joint resolution (H. R. No. 282) anthorizing

1867—[By Mr. Clarke, of Kansas, April

bill (H. R. No. 1088) amendatory of an assignment of a lot of, in St. Augustine, 16, 1868.]

act entitled "An act. to secure homeFlorida, to the Commissioner of the Buadopted, 2305.

steads to actual settlers on the," apreau of Refugees and Freedmen for edubill (H. R. No. 1029) to repeal a portion of

proved May 20, 1862, and the acts cational purposes--[By Mr. Eliot.)

an act entitled "i An act to revive and
reported and passed, 1791.
extend the provisions of an act granting

21, 1864, and Juve 21, 1866–[By Mr.
In Senate: received from House, 1789;
the right of way and making a grant of,

Donnelly.]
referred, 1782.
to the States of Arkansas' and Missouri

referred, 2527.
bill (H. R. No. 924) granting, to aid in the

to aid in the construction of a railroad

bill (H. R. No. 1089) for the relief of the

from the Mississippi river to the Texas construction of a canal in the State of

inhabitants of towns and villages in the California [By Mr. Johnson.] boundary, in Arkansas''-[By Mr. Eck.

Territories of New Mexico and Arizona referred, 1900.

ley.)
referred, 2331 ; reported, 2457.

who settled upon-[By Mr. Clever.] referred, 2527.

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Public Lands-Continued.
Public Lands-Continued.

Public Lands-Continued. bill (H. R. No. 1092) for the right of way bill (H. R. No. 1216) regulating the disposi joint resolution (H. R. No. 353) in regard Said to aid in the

and a grant of, to aid in the construc : tion of the, grant already made for a to certain, granted to the State of Wistion of a railroad and telegraph line .. railroad from Stillwater to St. Paul, consin to aid in the construction of railfrom Denver, in the Territory of Colo Minnesota-[By Mr. Donnelly.]

roads in said State by an aet approved [By Mr. Die rado, to Santa Fé, in the Territory of referred, 3063.

May 5, 1864—[By Mr. Hopkins.]
New Mexico-[By Mr. Chilcott.]

bill (H. R. No. 1257) relative to, sold for referred, 4252.
referred, 2527.

non-payment of Federal taxes or under bill (H. R. No. 1447) granting the right of bill

(S. No, 216) to amend an act entitled a judgment or decree of the courts of og the right

way to certain railway companies over An act granting, to aid in the construc the United States in the States lately in the military reservation at Fort Leaven. and Colors tion of a railroad and telegraph line rebellion-By Mr. Julian.]

worth, Kansas-[By Mr. Clarke, of from the Central Pacific railroad, in, referred, 3132

Kansas.) California, to Portland, in Oregon, bill (H. R. No. 1266) to aid in ascertaining read and passed, 4380 ; passed Senate, received from Senate, 2014; passed with the value of certain--[By Mr. Julian.] 4188; enrolled, 4495; approved, 4500. amendment, 3376, 3377; concurred in referred, 8164.

In Senate : received from House, 4400; by Senate, 3413; enrolled, 3411; ap bill (H. R. No. 1276) for the sale of the Hot

referred, 4403; reported and passed, 2.1 proved, 3761. Springs reservation in Arkansas-[By

4152; enrolled, 4501. bili (H. R. No. 1135) extending the Portage Mr. Julian.]

bill (S. No. 570) for a grant os, and granting Lake and Lake Superior ship-canal to referred, 3223; leave to report asked, 4083;

the right of way over the, to the Denver Honse, Keweenaw bay, providing for the right reported, 4485; passed, 4487.

Pacific Railway and Telegraph Comof way, and making a grant of, in the In Senate: received from House, 4501.

pany.
construction of said extension-[By Mr. bill (S. No. 215) to vacate and sell the Uma.

received from Senate, 4471.
Blair.]
tilla réservation in the State of Oregon.

joint resolution (S. R. No. 176) extending
referred, 2750.
received from Senate, 3310; referred, 4132.

the benefits of an act donating, to the
bill (H. R. No. 1136) to authorize front pro-

several States and Territories which may
bill (H. R. No. 1299) conferring certain
prietors on the Menomonee river, in
Michigan and Wisconsin, to have a sur-
rights on settlers on the, of the United

provide colleges for the benefit of agri

culture and the mechanic arts, approved
States--[By Mr. Windom.]
vey and enter the fast, in said river-
[By Mr. Sawyer.]
referred, 3364.

July 2, 1862,

as amended by act of July bill (H. R. No. 1300) authorizing repayments

23, 1866, to States lately in rebellion. referred, 2750.

received from Seráte, 4474; motion to in cases of illegal entries under the

take bill (H. R. No. 1140) granting, to aid in the

4477.

up,
homestead law-[By Mr. Windom.]
construction of a railroad and telegraph referred, 3364.

Publishing Company, bill (H. R. No. 1104) to
line from Irving, Kansas, to Albuquerque

incorporate the National Capital-[By Mr.
resolution in reference to a grant of, includ.
and Santa Fé, New Mexico--[By Mr.

Ingersoll.]
Clarke, of Kansas.]

ing the vacant land along the course of
the Osage river, in the State of Mis: Public money, bill (H, R. No. 787) to prevent

referred, 2542.
referred, 2750.
bill (S. No. 481) to confirm the title to cer-

souri, for the jamprovement of said

and punish the unlawful use of, and prop-
riyer=[By Mr. McClurg, June 22,1868.]
tain, in the State of Nebraska.

erty-[By Mr. Wilson, of Iowa.]
agreed to, 3364.
received from Senate, 2776; passed with

read and passed, 1383.
bill (S. No. 398) to establish the right of way
amendment, 4342; agreed to by Senate,

In Şenate ; received from House, 1370;
4375; enrolled, 4380.
for a ship.canal on Lake Saperior,

referred, 1371; reported, 2084.

Michigan
bill (H. R. No. 23) to protect the rights of

remarks by
received from Senate, 3535; discussed,
actual settlers upon the, of the United

Mr. Holman...

1333, 1834
States--{By Mr. Donnelly. ]
4435, 4467; referred, 4468.

Mr. Peters.....

1333, 1334
bill (H. R. No. 1359) approving the sale of
reported and passed, 2830;' enrolled, 4434;

Mr. Wilson, of Iowa...... ..1333, 1334
certain, in the city of Dubuque by said
approved, 4498.

city-[By Mr. Allison.]

Public moneys, bill(H. R. No.500) for the bet-
In Senate : received from House, 2857; -t's referred, 8767.

ter regulation of the

custody and expend. referred, 2860; reported, 2922 ; passed, si Bill (H. R, No. 1860) granting, to the Iowa

iture of-[By Mr. Butler, of Massachu4896 ; enrolled, 4143.

setts.]

Southern Railway Company-[By Mr. bill (H. 'R. No. 1154) granting, to the Ter

referred, 637; reported and recommitted,

Loughridge.] ritory of Dakota in aid of the Sioux City

referred, 8757. and 'Pacific Railroad Company—[By

bill (H. R. No. 450) to regulate deposits of bill (S. No. 555) authorizing the allowance the-[By Mr. Randall.]

of the claim of the State of Minnesota reported and recommitted, 2813.

referred, 671; reported, 808 ; discussed,

to, for the support of a State university. bill (H. R. No. 1155) declaring the, consti

808 ; passed, 805.
received from Senate, 3761; referred, In Senate : received from House, 818;
tuting the Fort Jessup military reserva-

4490.
tion, in the State of Louisiana, subject

referred, 615; reported adversely, 1230.
bill (H. R. No. 1379) to aid in ascertaining
to homestead entry and settlement-

remarks by-
[By Mr. Julian.]
the value of certain, in Story connty, in

Mr. Allison...

.....804
the State of Nevada-[By Mr. Julian.]
reported and recommitted, 2813.

Mr. Barnes..

.804, 805 Mr. Broomall

805 bill (H. R. No. 1157) to cede to the State of

(H. R. No. 1418) to authorize soldiers to Ohio the unsold, in the Virginia mili

Mr. Kelley

804
select homesteads from the--[By Mr. Mr. Pomeroy

803, 804, 805
tary district in said State-[By Mr. Eck-
Scofield.]

Mr. Randall..

...571, 804
reported and passed, 2830.
referred, 4000.

bill (H. R. No. 336) for the better regula.
bill (H. R. No. 1424) to amend an act enti-
In Senate : received from House, 2857 ;

tion of the custody and expenditures of
iled “An act making grants of, in alter-
referred, 2860 ; reported, 3146.

the-[By Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts.]
nate sections to aid in the construction
bill (H. R. No. 1101) to authorize front pro

soported, 1504; passed, 1505. and extension of the Iron Mountain

In Senate: received from House, 1497;
prietors on the Menomonee river, in

Railroad Company from Pilot Knob, in referred, 1498.
Michigan and Wisconsin, as riparian
the State of Missouri, to Helena, in the

remarks by
owners, to have surveyed and to enter

State of Arkansas''-[By Mr. Roots.] the fast, in said river-[By Mr. Driggs.]

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts, 1504, 1505 referred, 4000.

Mr. Chanler

1505 resolution in reference to the disposal of the, bill (S. No. 849) granting, to the State of

Public schools-see Schools.

California to aid in the construction of by treaty without the authority of an act

a railroad and telegraph line from the

Putnam, George P., joint resolution (H. R. of Congress--[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio

No. town of Vallejo to Humboldt Bay, in

360) relative to the accounts of, and the State of California.

Eliza Ketcham-[By Mr. Washburn, of

Massachusetts.] received from Senate, 4080; referred,

referred, 4469.

4492. Fay and, to the Pecos and Placer Min

bill (H. R. No. 1433) to amend an act enti-
ing and Ditch Company of New Mexico-

tled "An act to secure homesteads to Quartermasters, joint resolution (H. R. No.
actual settlers on the!--[By Mr. Wash 210) in relation to mustering out, &c.—[By,
burn, of Indiana.]

Mr. Ward.]
reported and recommitted, 4090, 4124; referred, 1418.
reconsidered and passed, 4415.

Quartermaster's stores ---see Court of Claims. In Senate : received from House, 4403. Quince, Parker, bill (S. No. 452) for the relief bill (S. No. 301) authorizing the purchase

of. of certain, in Alabama.

received from Senate, 2289; referred, 2544; received from Senate, 4175.

reported and passed, 3559; enrolled, 3563.

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referred, 2876.

June 5, 1868.] objected to, 2895. bill (H. R. No. 1187) granting the right of

Q.

[By Mr. Van Horn, of Missouri.]
referred, 2935.
bill (H. R. No. 1191) to extend the benefits

of the homestead act of March 20, 1862,
to minor children of deceased soldiers

[By Mr. Loughridge] referred, 2986.

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