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Railroad-Continued. Quorum, bill (S. No. 163) declaring what shall constitute a, of the Supreme Court.

bill (H. R. No. 295) to amend an act entitled referred, 96; reported, 417, 478; discussed, “An act for a grant of land to the State

of Iowa of alternate sections to aid in 478; passed, 489; vote explained, 506.

the construction of a, in said State," remarks by

.480,

approved May 12, 1864—[By Mr. HubMr. Bingham .....

bard, of Iowa.] 481, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487

.505

referred, 209. Mr. Blaine ......

.485

bill (H. R. No. 308) to authorize the comMr. Boutwell

panies building the Union Pacific, or any

488 Mr. Brooks....

branch thereof, to select sites for certain

477 Mr. Barr Mr. Cary

-.505 purposes therein named--[By Mr. WilMr. Chanler.

son, of Iowa.] 487

referred, 209. Mr. Dawes

bill (H. R. No. 356) making a grant of land Mr. Eldridge

to the Territory of Dakota in alternate Mr. Garfield.

sections to aid in the construction of a Mr. Holman

certain, in said Territory- [By Mr. Mr. Hubbard, of Connecticut...486, 487

Donnelly.] Mr. Kelsey

.478

referred, 331.

489 Mr. Kerr......

bill (H. R. No. 357) to amend an act entitled Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.........

An act to aid in the construction of a,

477, Mr. Marshall.

and telegraph line from the Missouri 478, 479, 480, 481, 483, 484 Mr. Maynard

river to the Pacific ocean, and to secure Mr. Moorhead...

.489

to the Government the use of the same Mr. Mungen.....

for postal, military, and other purposes," Mr. Pile.....

481

approved July 1, 1862—[By Mr. DonMr. Pruyn.

.482, 483, 488

nelly.] Mr. Robinson ... 483, 484, 488

referred, 331. Mr. Ross.......

.477, 478, 488

bill (H. R. No. 408) granting aid in the conMr. Schenck.

..486

struction of a, and telegraph line from Mr. Spalding.........

.481, 482

the Union Pacific railroad to Idaho,
Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania..

Portland, (Oregon,) Montana, and Puget
Mr. Van Wyck .......

.506

sound-[By Mr. Holbrook.] Mr. Ward......

referred, 474. Mr. Welker.....

482

bill (H. R. No. 459) to aid in the construcMr. Williams, of Pennsylvania ......478,

tion of a, and telegraph line from Port

479, 488, 489 land, Oregon, to connect with the Pa. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa........ .477,

cific railroad at the northern bend of the
478, 483, 484, 485, 486, 487, 488, 489

Humboldt, in the State of Nevada, and
Mr. Woodbridge.....

to secure to the Government the use of

484, 489 Mr. Woodward ......... 484, 485, 486, 487

the same for postal, military, and other yeas and nays ou the...

.488, 489

purposes-[By Mr. Mallory

referred, 605; reported and recommitted, R.

783. Raftery, Maria, bill (S. No. 292) granting a bill (H. R. No. 470) to authorize the buildpension to.

ing of a, from Washington city, District received from Senate, 1859; referred, 1869;

of Columbia, to connect with the Northreported and passed, 3893 ; enrolled, 3948.

ern Central railroad at or near the State Railroad, bill (H. R. No. 208) extending the

line between Pennsylvania and Mary. time for the completion of the Dubuque

Jand-[By Mr. Thomas.] and Sioux City — [By Mr. Hubbard, of

referred, 636; reported and recommitted, Jowa.]

984. referred, 51; reported, 540; printed, 541;

joint resolution (H.R. No. 168) to amend an discussed, 566; passed, 571; passed Sen

act entitled "An act to aid in the conate with amendments, 1280 ; called up,

struction of a, and telegraph line from 1427; passed, 1449; enrolled, 1458; ap

the Missouri river to the Pacific ocean,' proved, 1643.

approved July 1, 1862--[By Mr. WinIn Senate: received from House, 565; re

dom.] ferred, 565; reported, 721; referred anew,

read, 638; called up, 1861; reference dis788; reported, 1070; discussed, 1257);

cussed, 2029, 2109, 2129; referred,

2130; substitute reported, 2421 ; dispassed with amendments, 1260; concurred

cussed, 2421, 2427; passed, title amendin by House, 1442; enrolled, 1443.

ed, 2429. remarks by

In Senate : received from House, 2433 ;
Mr. Allison

.1427, 1449

referred, 2440. Mr. Burr

1427 remarks byMr. Dawes....

.568, 569 Mr. Allison........1861, 2110, 2111, 2129
Mr. Hopkins ....

....540,
Mr. Bailey....

..2422
541, 666, 567, 568, 569, 570, 571 Mr. Clarke, of Kansas, 2423, 2425, 2426
Mr. Hubbard, of Iowa......... ....51,

Mr. Covode.....

.2425
541, 566, 567, 568, 569, 570

Mr. Dawes.....
Mr. Julian.......

.1861
.569, 570, 571
Mr. Maynard.

Mr. Dodge.

2112
566, 568
Mr. Peters.........

Mr. Donnelly

2424
570

Mr. Eldridge...
Mr. Price..

.2421
.569
Mr. Selye..

Mr. Farnsworth... 2129, 2423, 2427, 2428

.567
Mr. Spalding

1861
.540, 541
Mr. Trimble, of Kentucky

Mr. Getz......

2129
.571
Mr. Van Wyck .........

Mr. Higby..

2129, 2424, 2426, 2427

...570 Mr. Washburne, of Illinois......

Mr. Holman..

2129, 2130, 2428
.540,
541, 566, 567, 568, 669, 570, 571

Mr. Hooper, of Massachusetts...... 1861
Mr. Wilson, of lowa...568,569, 570, 571

Mr. Ingersoll .....2130, 2426, 2427, 2428

Mr. Johnson.. yeas and nays on the......... .........570, 571

2421, 2423, 2424

Mr. Koontz.. bill (H. R. No. 252) to amend an act entitled

.2029

Mr. Pile.. "An act to amend an act entitled 'An

.2425, 2426 act to aid in the construction of a, and

Mr. Price, 2029, 2030, 2109, 2110, 2111, telegraph line from the Missouri 'river

2112, 2113, 2129, 2130, 2421, 2422, to the Pacific ocean'"'-[By Mr. Wash

2423, 2424, 2425, 2426, 2427, 2428

Mr. Pruyn... burn, of Wisconsin.)

2129, 2423, 2424, 2425

Mr. Spaldinge. referred, 90.

2426 Mr. Upson.....

.2421

Railroad, joint resolution (H. R. No. 168)

Continued.
remarks by-

Mr. Van Horn, of Missouri........... 1861
Mr. Van Wyck...2180, 2421, 2426, 2427
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois, 1861, 2110,

2112, 2113, 2129, 2130, 2421,

2423, 2426, 2427, 2428, 2429
Mr. Washburn, of Indiana ... 2421, 2423
Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin ......2029,

2111, 2113, 2129, 2427
(See Appendis.)
Mr. Wilson, of Iowa................. 2130
Mr. Woodbridge..

.2427
yeas and nays on the... .2130, 2428
joint resolution (H. R. No. 180) to declare

the meaning of the acts relating to the

Pacific-[By Mr. Moorhead.]
referred, 780.
bill (H. R. No. 621) to authorize the build.

ing of a military and postal, from Wash-
ington, District of Columbia, to the city

of New York-[By Mr. Kelsey.)
referred, 934; reported and recommitted,

1791.
bill (H. R. No. 643) additional to 87 act

making a grant of land to the Territory
of Minnesota in alternate sections to aid
in the construction of certain railroads
in said Territory, and to an act granting
public lands in alternate sections to the
State of Alabama to aid in the con:
struction of a certain, in said State—(By

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

the construction of a, and telegraph lire from Fort Scott, Kansas, to Santa Fé, New Mexico-[By Me Clarke, of Kan.

sas. ] referred, 935. bill (H. R. No. 651) granting lands to aid it

ihe construction of a, and telegraph lino in the Territory of Dakota-[By Mr.

Burleigh.] referred, 935; reported and recommitted,

2812. resolution inquiring if the Union Pacific, and

other railroads named in an act approved July 1, 1862, have made the reports required by the same, and, if so, calling for copies of said reports-(By Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin, February 4,

1868.] agreed to, 970. bill (H. R. No. 698) in aid of the Atlantic

and Pacific-[By Mr. Gravely.] referred, 1083. bill (H. R. No. 704) in aid of the Union

Pacific, eastern division, supplementary to an act approved July 1, 1862, and the acts amendatory thereof-[By Mr.

Clarke, of Kansas. ] referred, 1083. joint resolution (H. R. No. 209) to provide

for the regulation of fare on the lines of the Pacific-[By Mr. Washburn, of

Wisconsin.] read, 1218. bill (H. R. No. 806) granting lands to aid in

the construction of a, from Brownville, and for aiding other railroads in the State of Nebraska, to intersect the Union

Pacific-[By Mr. Taffe.] referred, 1418. bill (H. R. No. 847) to aid in the construc

tion of the International Pacific, from Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio Grande river, to authorize the consolidation of certain, companies, and to provide homesteads for laborers on said roads—[By Mr.

Raum.) referred, 1631. bill (H. R. No. 890) to grant the right of

way to the Denver Pacific, and Tele

graph Company-[By Mr. Chileott.] referred, 1759.

Mr. Garfield .........

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Liailroad-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 937) to authorize the con-

struction of a, and telegraph line from
New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana,
to Mobile, in the

State of Alabama, and
to secure to the Government the use of
the same as a military and post road-

[By Mr. Dawes.]
referred, 1993; reported, 2974; discussed,

2974.
remarks by-

Mr. Farnsworth.............2974, 2975, 2976
Mr. Ross..

2975
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois........... 2976
bill (H. R. No, 942) additional to an act

granting lands to aid in the construction
of a, and telegraph line from Lake Supe-
rior to Puget sound, on the Pacific coast,
by a northern route-[By Mr.Donnelly.)
referred, 2022.
motion to reconsider the vote by which the

letter of the Secretary of the Treas-
ury relative to the Union Pacific, was
ordered to be printed-[By Mr. Wash-

burn, of Wisconsin, February 26, 1868.]
made, 1451 ; called up and discussed,

2133; laid on the table, 2137.
remarks by
Mr. Alison....

.2135
Mr. Eldridge.

irri.........................2137 Mr. Higby...

..2137 Mr. Price.........

....... 2134, 2135, 2137 Mr. Washburne, of Illinois.... . 2133,

2134, 2135, 2137 Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin........1451,

2133, 2134, 2135 Mr. Windom ..

2134
bill (II. R. No. 980) to authorize the build-

ing of a, from Washington city, District
of Columbia, to the Schuylkill river,
Schuylkill_county, Pennsylvania--(By

Mr. Čake.]
referred, 2207.
bill (H. R. No. 1016) granting lands to the

State of California for the construction
of a, and telegraph line from Vallejo to

Humboldt Bay-[By Mr. Johnson.]
referred, 2305; printed, 3707.
bill (H. R. No. 1029) to repeal a portion of

an act entitled "An act to revive and
extend the provisions of an act granting
the right of way and making a grant of
land to the States of Arkansas and Mis.
souri to aid in the construction of a,
from the Mississippi river to the Texas
boundary, in Arkansas - [By Mr.

Eckley.)
referred, 2331; reported, 2457..
bill (H. R. No. 1037) making a grant of

lands to Minnesota to aid in the construc-
tion of a, from Taylor's Falls, via Saint
Cloud, to the western boundary of said

State-[By Mr. Donnelly.}
referred, 2363.
bill (H. R. No. 1042) to aid in the construc-
tion of a, from lialla Walla to the

-By Mr. Flarders. ]
reserted, 23$0.
bill (II. R. No. 1054) to grant lands to aid

in the construction of a, from the Mis-
sissippi river to Yancton, on the Mis-
souri river, and to amend an act enti-
tled "An act for a grant of land to Iowa
in alternate sections to aid in the con-
struction of a, in said State," approved
May 12, 1864—[By Mr. Donnelly.]
referred, 2406.
bill (H. R. No. 1092) for the right of way

and a grant of land to aid in the con-
struction of a, and telegraph line from
Denver, in the Territory of Colorado,
to Santa Fe, in the Territory of New

Mexico—(By Mr. Chilcott.]
bill (H. R. No. 1086) to amend an act enti-

tled "An act for a grant of lands to the
State of Iowa in alternate sections to
aid in the construction of a, in said
State," approved May 12, 1864—[By

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Railroad-Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 1087) to grant lands to aid

in the construction of a, from the Mis-
sissippi river to Yancton, on the Mis-
souri river, and to amend an act enti.
tled "An act for a grant of lands to the
State of Iowa in alternate sections to
aid in the construction of a, in said
State,” approved May 12, 1864-[By

Mr. Hopkins. ]
referred, 2527.
bill (H. R. No. 1098) to aid the San Fran-

cisco and Humboldt Bay Railroad Com-
pany in the construction of a, from San
Francisco to the town of Hamboldt
Bay, in the State of California-[By

Mr. Higby.]
referred, 2534.
bill (S. No. 216) to amend an act entitled

"An act granting land to aid in the
construction of a, and telegraph line
from the Central Pacific railroad, in

California, to Portland, in Oregon.
received from Senate, 2614; passed with

amendment, 3376, 3377; concurred in
by Senate, 3413; enrolled, 3411; ap-

proved, 3761.
joint resolution (S. R. No. 187) extending

the time for the completion of the North

ern Pacific.
received from Senate, 2712; tabled, 4342.
bill (H. R. No. 1132) to authorize the con-

struction of a, and telegraph line from
the city of Washington, District of Co-
lumbia, to the city of Cleveland, in the
State of Ohio, by the nearest direct

line-[By Mr. Getz.)
referred, 2750.
bill (H. R. No. 1140) granting lands to aid

in the construction of a, and telegraph
line from Irving, Kansas, to Albuquerque
and Santa Fé, New Mexico-[By Mr.

Clarke of Kansas. ]
referred, 2750.
bill (S. No. 492) to extend the time for the

construction of the Southern Pacific, in

the State of California.
received from Senate, 2812; passed, 4343,

4344; enrolled, 4380.
biil (H. R. No. 1210) to authorize the build-

ing of a, from Washington city, District
of Columbia, to the Schuylkill river,
Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania-[By

Mr. Cake.]
reported and recommitted, 2977.
bill (H. R. No. 1216) regulating the dispo-

sition of the land grant already made
for a, from Stillwater to St. Paul, Min-

nesota-[By Mr. Donnelly.]
referred, 3063.
bill (H. R. No. 1283) relating to the Cor.

ington and Ohio, and its establishment
as a post route and military road of the

United States--[By Mr. Polsley.]
referred, 3331.
bill (H. R. No. 1288) to aid in the construc.

tion of a, for military and postal pur-
poses through the wilderness of north-
ern New York, from Schenectady to the

St. Lawrence river--[By Mr. Marvin.]
referred, 3363
bill (H. R. No. 1301) to aid in the construe-

tion of a, and telegraph line from the
Humboldt to the Colorado river-[By

Mr. Ashley, of Nevada.]
referred, 3364.
bill (H. R. No. 1328) to authorize the cor-

porate authorities of Georgetown to
subscribe the sum of $300,000 to build
a branch, to connect said city with the
Alexandria, Loudoun, and Hampshire,
and to levy a tax therefor—[By Mr.

Welker.]
referred, 3587.
bill (H. R. No. 1338) to aid in the construc-

tion of a, and telegraph line from the
Rio Grande to the Pacific ocean—[By

Mr. Loughridge.]
referred, 3588.

Railroad-Continued.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 316) extending

the time for the completion of the North

ern Pacific--[By Mr. Price.] read and passed, 3588; passed Senate,

3594; enrolled, 3596; approved, 3732. In Senate: received from House, 8570 ;

called up, 3570; passed, 8571; enrolled,

3580. bill (S. No. 159) relating to the Western

Pacific..
received from Senate, 3705; discussed,

4479; referred, 4484.
remarks by
Mr. Axtell..........

...4488 Mr. Delano........

4483 Mr. Driggs...

4482 Mr. Eckley

4480 Mr. Higby, 4479, 4480, 4482, 4483, 4484 Mr. Hopkins

..4480, 4484 Mr. Johnson.

.. 4483 Mr. Judd......

4484 Mr. Pomeroy

4482 Mr. Raum.....

4484 Mr. Schenek ...........

..4484 Mr. Washburne, of Illinois......... 4470,

4480, 4482, 4488, 4484 joint resolution (H. R. No. 324) to extend

the time for the completion of the West

Wisconsin-[By Mr. Hopkins. ] read and passed, 3758; passed Senate,

3794; enrolled, 3809; approved, 4008. In Senate'; received from House, 8748 ;

passed, 3749; enrolled, 3770. resolution calling for a copy of the report

of General G. M. Dodge, chief engineer of the Union Pacific, concerning the surveys and operations of the company for the year 1867—[By Mr. Price, July

9, 1868. ] adopted, 3887. joint resolution (H. R. No. 333) to protect

the existing land grant to the Minne

sota-[By Mr. Donnelly. ] referred, 4000. joint resolution (H. R. No. 386) to protect

the existing land grant of the Miunesoia Valley, in the State of Minnesota-[By

Mr. Donnelly. ] read and laid over, 4001. bill (S. No. 349) granting lands to the State

of California to aid in the construction of a, and telegraph line from the town of Vallejo to Humboldt Bay, in the

State of California.

received from Senate, 4080; referred, 4492. Railroad accidents, resolution in relation to,

and the destruction of cars by fire-[By

Mr. Moorhead, April 20, 1868.) agreed to, 2307. Railroad companies, joint resolution (H. R.

No. 91) concerning certain lands granted to, in the States of Michigan and Wis

consin-[By Mr. Sawyer.] reported, 106; discussed and passed, 107;

passed Senate with amendment, 1018; amendment referred, 1427; reported, 2459; discussed, 2459; passed with amendment, 2460; agreed to by Senate, 2533 ; enrolled,

2587 ; approved, 2578. In Senate : received from House, 119; re

ferred, 123; reported, 163; discussed, 243, 922; passed with amendments, 999 concurred in by House, with amendment, 2488; called up, 2488; discussed, 2507, 2509; concurred in by Sepate, 2512;

enrolled, 2518.
remarks by-

Mr. Driggs... 106, 107, 1427, 2459, 2460
Mr. Holman..

.2459, 2460 Mr. Hopkins........

.2460 Mr. Julian.....

...............106 Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.......... 2460 Mr. Ross......

106 Mr. Sawyer.

............................... 1427 Mr. Spalding.....

..106 Mr. Washburne, of Illinois............ 106,

107. 1427, 2459, 2460 yeas and nays on the .......

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referred, 2527.

Mr. Hopkins.] referred, 2527.

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Railroad companies--Continued.
bilt (H. R. No. 492) to secure to actual

settlers the right to purchase land here-
after granted to, and other companies-

[By Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio.] referred, 637. tabular statement showing indebtedness of,

in the southern States to the United States for material, &c.....

....... 809 tabular statement showing land'grants made to southern...

....... 842 bill (8. No. 450) relative to filing reports of. received from Sepate, 2289; referred,

2544; reported and passed with amendment, 3328; enrolled, 3365; approved,

3761. bill (H. R. No. 1447) granting the right of

way to certain, over the military reservatiqp at Port Leavenworth, Kansas,

[By Mr. Clarke, of Kansas. ] read and passed, 4380; passed Senate,

4488; enrolled, 4495; approved, 4500. In Şenate: received from House, 4400;

referred, 4403 ; reported and passed,

4452; enrolled, 4501. Railroad Company, bill (H. R. No. 224) to

charter the Washington and Cincinnati

National-[By Mr. Eggleston.]
referred, 89; reported and recommitted,861.
resolution calling upon the Secretary of the

Interior for a copy of his communica-
tion, referred to in his last annual
report, in reference to the central
branch of the Union Pacific-[By Mr.

Price, December 9, 1867.)
agreed to, 95.
Bill (H. R. No. 155) granting a certain right

of way to the Hudson River West

Shore-[By Mr. Robinson.] reported and passed, 132; passed Senate,

152; enrolled, 155. In Senate : received from House and re

ferred, 128; reported, 145; passed, 145;

enrolled, 151.
bill (H. R. No. 296) to declare the railroad

and bridges of the New Orleans, Mo-
bile, and Chattanooga, a post route-

{By Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.] referred, 209; substitute reported and

passed, 666 ; passed Senate with amend.
ments, 1160; concurred in, 1427; en-

rolled, 1455 ; approved, 1648.
In Senate : received from House, 674; re-

ferred, 699; reported, 845; passed with 1. amendments, 1143; concurred in by

House, 1431 ; enrolled, 1443. remarks by

Mr, Farnsworth ...............666, 1427
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois............666

Mrs Washburn, of Wisconsin, 209, 666 joint resolution (H. R No. 126) changing

the time of holding the annual meeting
of the stockholders of the Union Pa.

cific--[By Mr. Dawes.]
read and discussed, 210; passed, 212;

passed Senate with amendment, 232;
called up, 232; amendment concurred

in, 233; enrolled, 260; approved, 399.
In Senate: received from House, 196;
referred, 197 ; reported and passed with

amendment, 219; enrolled, 244.
romarks by-
Mr. Brooks...

.232, 233
Mr. Dawes........ 210, 211, 212, 232, 233
Mr, Driggs

211
Mr. Garfield...
Mr. Harding.

.212, 233
Mr. Pile.......
Mr. Price...

212

.211,212
Mr. Randall........
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois..

212, 233 resolution instructing Committee for the

District of Columbia to report such bill
as will require the Washington and
Georgetown, to furnish ample and ade.
quate accommodation to the traveling
public-[By Mr. Driggs, December 10,

1867.]
agreed to, 216.

Railroad Company-Continued.

Railroad Company--Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 832) granting the right of bill (H. R. No. 1049) for the relief of the

way over the public lands of the United president and directors of the Terre
States to the Oroville and Virginia City, Haute and Richmond-By Mr. Wash.
and to provide for its construction-[By burn, of Indiana.]
Mr. Johnson.)

referred, 2406.
referred, 295; reported, 3103; referred bill (H. R. No. 1062) to grant the right of
anew, 3104.

way to the Whitehali and Plattsburg-
joint resolution (H. R. No. 150) anthorizing [By Mr. Garfield.]

the Leavenworth and Northwestern, read, 2440; passed, 2441 ; passed Senate,
and the Leavenworth and Des Moines, 2532; enrolled, 2535; approved, 2573.
to construct their roads through the In Senate: received from House and re-
military reservation at Fort Leaven ferred, 2488; reported and passed, 2507;
worth--[By Mr. Clarke, of Kansas. ]

enrolled, 2518.
referred, 474

bill (H. R. No. 181) to incorporate the Puget bill (H. R. No. 420) to incorporate the Con Sound and Columbia River-[By Mr.

necticut Avenue and Park, in the Dis Flanders.)

trict of Columbia--[By Mr. Ingersoll.] reported, 2141; discussed, 2441; referred,
referred, 475; reported and discussed,

2445.
2163; passed, 2888 ; passed Senate with remarks by-
amendments, 3732 ; called air, 8881; Mr. Allison ...................... 2442
agreed to, 3888; enrolled, 8989; ap.

Mr. Bailey ................................. 2442
proved, 4004.

Mr. Flanderson

........... 2443 In Senate: received from House, 2417; Mr. Holman,..

;**•...................2441, 2442 referred, 2417; reported, 2594 ; passed Mr. Ingersoll..

****..............2442 with amendments, 3713; concurred in

Mr. Julian ...................

.2442,2443, 2445 by House, 3872; eorolled, 3901.

Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio................. 2441 temarks by

Mr. Price.........

.........2141, 2442, 2443 Mr. Ashley, of Ohio............ .2163

Mr. Pruyn .....

2441
Mr. Chanler.....

2163, 2164
Mr. Van Wyck ...,

.............. 2442 Mr. Farnsworth..

2164

Mr. Washburne, of Illinois....... 2441, Mr. Getz ....... 2164

2442, 2443, 2445 Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio...... .2388 resolution directing the Committee for the Mfr. Maynard

Distriet of Colombia to inquire into the Mr. Price

expediency of requiring the Georgetown Mr. Ross

..2163

and Washington, to rnn their cars at Mr. Spalding...

2388, 3881

greater speed [By Mr. Van Wyck, May Mr. Van Horn, of New York......2163, 14, 1868.] 2164, 2888, 8881

agreed to, 2157. Mr. Washburne, of Illinois.... .2163,

bilt (H. R. No. 1154) granting lands to the

2164, 2388 yeas and pays on the...........

Territory of Dakota in aid of the Sioux ..2164

City and Pacific-[By Air, Donuelly.] bill (H. R. No. 96) to authorize the south

reported and recommitted, 2813.
ern Minnesota, to construct and main.
tain a bridge across the Mississippi river,

joint resolution (H. R. No. 297) in relation and to establish a post route-[By Mr.

to the Baltimore and Ohio--[By Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.]

Miller.] reported and passed, 666 ; passed Senate,

referred, 3104. 1054 ; enrolled, 1084 ; approved, 1319.

bill (I. R. No. 1360) granting lands to the i Senate : received from House, 674;

lowa Southern-[By Mr. Lougbridge.] read, 699; discussed, 1087; passed,

referred, 3757. 1038; enrolled, 1071.

joint resolution (II. R. No. 330) relative to remarks by-.

the Terminal Central Pacifie--[By Mr. Mr. Farnsworth

666

Ashley, of Nevada.]
Mr. Pile

reported, 3937.
Mr. Washburne, of 'Illinois............666 bill (H. R. No. 1424) to amend an act enti-
bill (H. R. No. 530) granting a right of way

tled "An act making grants of lands in to the Whitehall and Plattsburg-[By

alternate sections to aid in the construcMr. Ferriss.)

tion and extension of the Iron Mountain, referred, 778.

from Pilot Knob, in the State of Misbill (H. R. No. 534) making a grant of land

souri, 'to Helena, in the State of Arkan. to the Midland Pacific, to aid in the

sas''--[By Mr. Roots.] construction of a certain railroad in Ne

referred, 4000. braska-[By Mr. Van Wyck.]

bill (S. No. 570) for a grant of land and referred, 778.

granting the right of way over the pubbill (H. R. No. 556) relating to the central

lic lands to the Denver Pacific Railway, branch Union Pacific--[By Mr. Clarke,

and Telegraph Company. of Kansas. ]

received from Senate, 4471. referred, 779.

Railroad corporations, bill (II. R. No. 1423) bill (H. R. No. 581) for the relief of the

to provide for bringing suits in the courts Winona and St. Peters--[By Mr. Win.

of the United States against, where por:

tions of the line are in several States-[By referred, 780; reported adversely, 1998.

Mr. Cook.] bill (H. R. No. 896) to incorporate the Mis

referred, 4000. sissippi Levee, and Steainship Company

, Railroad routes, joint resolution (H. B. No: and to aid in the construction of levees

152) providing for the survey of one or on the Mississippi river--[By Mr. New

more-[By Mr. Ingersoll.]
comb.]
referred, 1759.

referred, 474; reported adversely and tabled,

2162
bill (H. R. No. 1014) to 'aid the Memphis,
El Paso, and Pacific, of Texas in the

Railroads, bill (H. R. No. 267) to declare for

feited to the United States certain lands construction of a railroad and line of telegraph from the Mississippi river to

granted to aid in the construction of, in the Pacific ocean-[By Mr. Maynard.]

the States of Alabama, Mississippi, Louisreferred, 2804.

iana, and Florida--(By Mr. Julian.) bill (H. R. No. 1041) granting the right of

reported and recommitted, 95; motion to way to the Walla. Walla and Columbia

reconsider, 117; discussed, 310; postRiver-[By Mr. Flanders.]

poned to Jannáry 14, 312 ; called up, 673; referred, 2380.

discussed, 694 ; called úp, 784; discussed, 806, 833, 834, 836, 837, 838, 844, 870; no

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Railroads-Continued.

tice, 967; discussed, 970,979, 984; passed,
985.
in Senate : received from House, 984; re-
ferred, 984; reported and recommitted,

8146.
remarks by

Mr. Allison ...ovdiboon voiton.ds .....811, 812
Mr. Arnell..........806, 841, 975, 979
Mr. Axtell.........

....................834
Mr. Banks.................. w........806
Mr. Barnes ..................

....985
Mr. Benjamin........... ..837, 871, 874
Mr. Bingham........310, 875, 977, 979
Mr. Blaine...806, 810, 811, 838, 871, 979
Mr. Blair..

vro... 840, 841
Mr. Burt..................... 874, 875, 970
Mt. Butler........... doro...n

..311 Mr. Cary....

836, 837 Mr. Cavanaugh.

...837 Mr. Chanler

.311, 312, 695, 196, 697, 808, 809, 810, 811, 985 Mr. Coburn...... ....841, 842, 843, 844 Mr. Covode.........

.....696
Mr. Donnelly....

.838, 839
Mr. Driggs....................812, 844, 870
Mr. Eggleston
Mr. Eldridge.

.....312,
811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 874,

875, 970, 971, 973, 974, 979, 985
Mr. Eliot........

......871
Mr. Glossbrenner...
Mr. Griswold

...979
Mr. Harding.co.ro

985 Mr. Hawkins ...............

.695 Mr. Holman.....875, 970, 977, 979, 985 Mr. Hopkins.

.........978, 974, 976 Mr. Ingersoll ........ odds....

.979 Mr. Judd ......vorcov..... ..............

.970 Mr. Julian.. ...........

.95, 117, 310, 311, 312, 173, 694, 695, 696, 607, 806, 807, 808, 810, 811, 812, 813, 810, 841, 967, 970, 977, 979, 985 Mr. Kelley........870, 871, 872, 972, 973 Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio................841,

842, 872, 979
Mr. Maynard

.844
Mr. McClurg ........812, 813, 814, 815
Mr. Mullins
..

...843, 985
Mr. Mungen .........811, 806, 871, 972
Mr. Niblack.............

.........973, 979 Mr. Paine........................874, 875 Mr. Pike ......................

...985 Mr. Pile ................... ....806,

812, 815, 888, 834, 841, 974, 979, 985 Mr. Pruyn .......

.809, 810, 834, 844 Mr. Ross

.... nosobo....811, 784,-979
.Mr. Shanks.......

.976
Mr. Spalding
Mr. Taber.........311, 834, 836, 837, 985
Mr. Trimble, of Tennessee.....

..839
Mr. Trimble, of Ky ...807,811, 814,975

.979
Mr. Washburne, of Illinois.....95, 311,

810, 811, 812, 836, 837, 970, 984, 985
Mr. Washbarn, of Indiana ...... 695, 813
Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin..........311
Mr. Williams, of Pennsylvania...... 697,
Mr. Woodbridge

970, 971, 975

....979
reas and nays on the..............812, 979, 985
bill (H. R. No. 489), explanatory of the

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

States--[By Mr. Chilcott. ]
referred, 637.
bill (H. R. No. 643) additional to an act

making a grant of land to the Territory
of Minnesota in alternate sections to aid
in the construction of certain, in said
Territory, and to an act granting public
lands in alternate sections to the State
of Alabama to aid in the construction

of a certain railroad in said State-[By
referred, 935.
bill (H. R. No. 726) to regulate the disposi-

tion of lands that may be hereafter
granted to aid in the construction of-
[By Mr. Donnelly.)
referred, 1161.

Railroads--Continued.. bill (H. R. No. 767) to regulate the dispo

sition of lands that may be hereafter granted to aid in the construction of

[By Mr. Hopkins.] reported and recommitted, 1293 ; motion

to reconsider, 1818; discussed, 4428;

reconsidered and passed, 4430.
In Senate: received from House, 4451;

referred, 4458.
remarks by
Mr. Eldridge...

...........................4429 Mr. Higby......

....................4428 Mr. Hopkins, 1293, 1318,4428,4429,4430 Mr. Lawrence, of Ohio............. 4429 Mr. Loan......

4429 Mr. Scofield..... ......................4428 resolution instructing the Committee on the

Judiciary to inquire into the power of

Congress to regulate the rates to be *s, eharged for freights by, engaged in com

merce between the different States of the Union-[By Mr. Loughridge, March

3, 1868.] agreed to, 1632. resolution instructing Committee on Roads

and Canals to inquire whether Congress has the power to provide for the regulation of, extending through several States-[By Mr. Orth, April 27, 1868. ] agreed to, 2381. bill (H. R. No. 1052) amendatory of an act

entitled "An aet granting public lands

to the State of Wisconsin to aid in the - construction of, in said State,'' approved

June 3, 1856–[By Mr. Hopkins. ] referred, 2406; reported and passed, 2905;

passed Senate, 4488; enrolled, 4495 ;

approved, 4500. In Senate ; received from Honse, 2904 ;

referred, 2904 ; reported, 3983; passed,

4161, 4452; enrolled, 4501. joint resolution (H. R. No. 263) to declare

the meaning of the acts relating to

Pacific-[By Mr. Price. ] reported and passed, 2421. In Senate: received from House, 2433 ;

referred, 2440. bill (H. R. No. 1085) to amend an act

entitled An act to aid in the construction of certain, in the State of Wisconsin," approved May 5, 1864

[By Mr. Washburn, of Wisconsin.] referred, 2526. joint resolution (H. R. No. 353) in regard

to certain lands granted to the State of Wisconsin to aid in the construction of, in said State by an act approved May 5,

1864-[By Mr. Hopkins.]

referred, 4252. Randall, Samuel J., a Representative from Pennsylvania .....

155 petitions presented by...314, 318, 901, 1020,

2030, 2583, 2811,2856, 3175, 4024, 4062 bills introduced byNo. 450—to regulate deposits of the public moneys..

...........571 No. 664-making all purchases, sales, or

conversions of United States loans and bonds open to public competition...780 No. 583--for relief of legal representa

tives of G. B. Horner, deceased...... 780 resolutions submitted by~ authorizing Sergeant-at-Arms to pay to

the widow of Charles Denison, late a :"member of this House, the amount of

compensation due to July 4, 1867, and the funeral expenses of the deceased

(December 12, 1867).......... 155 in regard to the discbarge of employés in

the navy-yards--[Dec. 18, 1867)....260 inquiring the number of vessels built, pur

chased, or chartered for the War Department since April 1, 1861, their names and tonnage, cost, &c.[January 27, 1868]..

784 calling for certain information in relation

to the national, banking associations since their organization under the present national banking act-[May 25, 1868).......

..2669

Randall, Samuel J., & Representative from

Pennsylvania-Continued. motions made by

.489, 1256, 1298, 1329, 1401, 2108, 2305, 2590,

2813, 2977, 8132, 3273, 4090, 4215 incidentalremarks by. 234, 241, 257, 260, 317,

417, 566, 1054, 1087, 1243, 1328, 1426, 1485, 1513, 1619, 1860, 2305, 2334, 2363, 2366, 2374, 2880, 2412,

2569, 2592, 2937, 3223, 3589, 3689,

+ 4008, 4081, 4083, 4216, 4257, 4521 remarks on the reappointment of the joint

Committee on Retrenchment ........... 37 on the resolution for the impeachment of

the President reported from the Judi.

ciary Committee. ........... 66, 67 on the Union Pacific railroad bill. ......

.212 i on the order of business.....

.260, 294, 489, 2368, 2574, 3101, 4307 ön the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 309), 214 on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 320),

260, 289 on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 313),

315, 316 on the bill constituting eight hours a day's work.......

.......334, 335 on the joint resolution to provide for the

examination of distillery meters.....427 on the resolution continuing the Commit.

tee on the Treatment of Union Prisoners...v..

....... 475 on the supplementary reconstruction bill

(H. R. No. 489).... ...............550, 551 on the bill to regulate the deposit of pub

lic moneys...... ... vi.......571, 804 on the resolution authorizing the Secre

tary of War to employ counsel in certain cases.......

...r992 on the legislative appropriation bill, 1053,

1256, 3696, 3702, 3703 on drawing for seats

........ 1085 on the resolution in regard to George F. Sawyer.....

1093 on the resolution relating to the rights of

American citizens abrond .....1229, 1420 on the bill granting pensions to the sol. diers of 1812........

......1249 on the report concerning certain charges

against the Sergeant-at-Arms, 1293, 1294 on the bill relating to the nataralization of sailors..........

......... 1298 on the bill for the relief of W. W. Holden and others.......

1298, 1909 on the resolution relating to the sale of Government bonds

1302 on the naval appropriation bill....

1324, 1325, 1326, 1329, 1422, 2335 on questions relating to impeachment,

1401, 1425, 1905 on the articles of impeachment........1546,

1615, 1619 on the report on the cancellation and destruction of United States bonds... 1850,

1861, 1852, 1873, 1854 on the report in reference to whisky fraude,

1927 on the civil appropriation bill..........1998,

1999, 2002 on the impeachment replication........2078 on the bill concerning the sale of the Osage Indian lands.................

.....2305 on the bill to prevent the further sale of public lands

.... 2379, 2380 on the bill to extend the charter of Washington city .........

.2409, 2410 on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c.,

2445 on the case of Charles W. Woolley, a recusant witness.............. .2589,

2590, 2592, 2670, 2989, 2941, 2942 on the resolution relating to the death of

ex-President Buchanan........2811, 2817 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1060) ...... 2847,

2318, 2890, 2921, 2988, 3134 on the bill to admit Arkansas to repre. sentation

.2921 on the resolution in reference to national

banks on the bill relative to contested elections

in Washington city...............3172, 3173 on clerks' twenty per cent, resolution, 3199

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.8130

... 265, 266

.........265, 266

.266, 206

.265, 266

bill (H. R. No. 438) to promote agricultural

'CCCXIV

Reconstruction-Continued. Randall, Samuel J., a Representative from | Raum, Green B., a Representative from Illi

bill (H.R. No. 212) to amend an act entitled nois--Continued. Pennsylvania-Continued.

"An act to provide for the more efficient remarks on the bill for the sale of the arsenal remarks on the river and harbor bill...3211,

3597, 3614

grounds at St. Louis....... ...... 717 government of the rebel States,'' passed on the National Safe Deposit Company on the legislative appropriation bill, 1090 Mareh 2, 1867, and the several acts bill.

...... 8:224, 3225

on the Army appropriation bill.........1281 amendatory thereto—[By Mr. Paine.] on the bill to promote American com on the civil appropriation bill......... 1475, referred, 51; committee discharged, re

.......3234 merce...........

ferred anew, 132.

1476, 1478, 1479, 1507, 1509, 2006 on the bill to regulate immigrant ships, on the Paducah bridge bill, 1471,1472, 1638 bill (H. R. No. 214) to facilitate the restora.

tion of the late rebel States--[By Mr. 3273 on the articles of impeachment, 1608,1609 on the joint resolution to protect settlers on the joint resolution providing for the Ashley, of Ohio.)

on Cherokee neutral lands.....4000, 4001 maritime exhibition at Havre........ 1771 referred, 63; motion to reconsider, 67; on the resolution for an investigation of on the bill to exempt certain manufac called up, 264; discussed, 264 ; passed, the disbursement of the contingent fund,

tures from tax.......

.. 1796

267; title amended as below, 267. 4084, 4416, 4426 on the bill to admit North Carolina, &c., bill (H. R. No. 214) to amend the act passed on the funding bill......... 4133, 4135, 4172,

2463

March 23, 1867, entitled "An act sup4173, 4176, 4182, 4217, 4224, 4225, 4296, on the Indian appropriation bill....... 2639 plementary to an act to provide for the

4299, 4300, 4301, 4309, 4311, 4497, 4499 on the tax bill (H. R. No. 1060) ...... 2913 more efficient government of the rebel on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1341), on the bill concerning the amendment of

States," passed March 2, 1867, and to 4307, 4308 the postal laws.........

..2973

facilitate the restoration thereof-[By on the resolution for an adjournment to on the bill relating to the Alexandria Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania.] September....... 1376, 4377, 4380 canal.....

.... 3201 passed Senate with amendment, 1448; on the joint resolution for the relief of ou the tax bill (H. R. No. 1281)......3421, motion to take up, 1451 ; Senate amend certain contractors for iron-clads...4414

3122, 3479, 3182, 3488, 3537 ment concurred in, 1453; enrolled, 1460; on the reconstruction bill (H. R. No. on the bill in regard to judicial districts in not returned, &c., become a law, 1861. 1450)

.4416
Illinois........

... 3477, 3478 In Senate : received from House, 268; during call of the House.........

4521, 4522

on the purchase of Alaska........ ..3658, referred, 268; reported, 1204; discussed, leave of absence granted to..... ...3597

3665, 3810, 3811, 3812, 3813 1288, 1311, 1410; passed with amend. Rank, bill (H. R. No. 956) in relation to the, on the joint resolution concerning bridges ments, 1417; concurred in by House, of military officers appointed under act over the Obio river...

........3760

1442; enrolled, 1443. of July 28, 1866–[By Mr. Cullom.] on the bill to modify the warehousing

remarks byreferred, 2070.

systein.

...... 3802, 3804 Mr. Ashley, of Ohio....58, 67, 264, 265 Ration, joint resolution (H. R. No. 114) com on the bill for the distributing the rewards

Mr. Bingbam.... puting the time to which the longevity, ex

.267

Mr. Boyer......... for the capture of Jefferson Davis, 3928 tends in accordance with service rendered on the bill to fix the military peace estab

Mr. Brooks........ as non-commissioned officers or privates

Jishment.........

........3953

Mr. Burr ...

.....................................267 [By Mr. Logan.]

on the International Pacific railroad bill, Mr. Eldridge referred, 89.

4020
Mr. Farnsworth

.266 Raum, Green B., a Representative from Illi

266

Mr. Higby........
on the joint resolution in relation to the
nois.

.....331
payment of interest due from States,

Mr. Holman...

.............................1451 petitions presented by. 342, 490,

.265 4476

Mr. Ingersoll 692, 785, 1308, 1330, 1775, on the Western Pacific railroad bill. 4484 Mr. Maynard 2075, 2176, 2240, 2287, 2921

.267

Mr. Mungen on reconstruction---see Appendix. bills introduced by leave of absence granted to......... ...... 2331

Mr. Paine.

.................................. 1453 No. 347-to amend an act to divide the

Mr. Randall.
Ream, Miss Vinnie, resolution in relation to
State of Illinois into two judicial dis.

Mr. Stevens, of Pa..... 265,266,267,1451
the occupancy of room A in the Capitol
tricts, approved February 18, 1855, 331

Mr. Washburne, of Illinois.......
by-[By Mr. Marshall, May 80, 1868.]
No. 814-to secure the completion of the

Mr. Williams, of Pennsylvania ......1453
objected to, 2706.
post office and custom house at Cairo,
Illinois ......
remarks by-

yeas and nays on the............... 267, 1453 1419

bill (H. R. No. 254) to amend an act en:

Mr. Butler, of Massachusetts........ 2706
No. 847—to aid in the construction of

Mr. Cobb......
the International Pacific railroad from

titled "An act to provide for the more .2751

efficient government of the rebel States, Mr. Eldridge.... Cairo, Illinois, to the Rio Grande river,

and to facilitate restoration," passed Mr. Farnsworth to authorize the consolidation of cer

..2751 tain railroad companies, and 'to pro

Mr. Higby

2706

March 2, 1867—[By Mr. Windom.] vide homesteads for laborers on said

Mr. Marshall

2707

referred, 90; reported and referred anew,

668. roads.........

Mr. Morgan ..1631

..2751 No. 981-to authorize the erection of a

Mr. Pile.....

.2706

resolution in relation to the test-oath for conmarine hospital at Cairo, Illinois, 1900 Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania........ 4253

ventions in the unreconstructed StatesNo. 1125--to authorize James M. War

yeas and nays on the ..........

...2751

[By Mr. Boutwell, December 9, 1807.] ren to transfer or locate a certain milresolution authorizing, to continue to occupy

agreed to, 91. itary land warrant therein named...2634

the rooms in the Capitol until she has

bill (H. R. No. 29) relative to damages done No. 1162-to amend the various acts relcompleted the statue of Mr. Lincoln,

to loyal men,

-[By Mr. Stevens, of Penn:
ative to the bonding of imported goods,
not exceeding the term of one year-

sylvania.]
and to provide for the more speedy pay.
[By Mr. Eldridge, July 20, 1808.]

discussed, 108, 112; postponed to January ment of duties thereon.....

21, 117.
2895

adopted, 4253.
joint resolutions introduced by
Rebellion record, joint resolution (H. R. No.

bill (H. R. No. 277) to facilitate the restora.
No. 133-creating a local board of in-
272) relative to the-[By Mr. Ashley, of

tion of the late rebel States-[By Mr.
spection of hulls, boilers, and machinery
Obio.]

Ashley, of Ohio.]
of steamers at the port of Cairo, Illi-
referred, 2527.

referred, 153.
nois, and authorizing and requiring the
Rebel States-see Reconstruction.

resolution respecting the policy of CongressSecretary of the Treasury to appoint Receiver, joint resolution (H. R. No. 105) au

[By Mr. Benjamin, December 16, 1867.] local inspectors for said port; also fix. thorizing the Comptroller of the Currency

read, 209; adopted, 210.
ing the compensation of such inspect-
to revoke the order appointing a, to take

resolution directing Committee on, to con ....331

sider the expediency of authorizing the charge of any bank, and to restore said No. 146-for the relief of James C. bank to the owners thereof-[By Mr. Van

General of the Army to detail oficers Sloo......

for service in the States recently in re.473 Wyck.) No. 305-in respect to the construction referred, 89; substitute reported, 1243 ;

bellion; of constituting said States & of bridges over the Ohio and Missis

single military district, under the com: passed, 1243 ; passed Senate, 1448; ensippi rivers....

mand of the General of the Army; of 3364 resolution submitted byrolled, 1473; approved, 1643.

providing additional securities for the In Senate : received from House, 1232; rein to

exercise of the elective franchise in said ferred, 1256; reported, 1428; passed, 1429 ;

States; and of declaring that the gov: ton Gas-Light Company-[March 5,

ernments set up in said States are not Recess-see Adjournment. 1868]......... .....1681

republican forms of government-[By reports made by........

Reconstruction, the select Committee on ...105 ......592, 2678, 4370

Mr. Boutwell, January 6, 1868.] motions made by ......1631, 2533, 2678, 3658

instructions to.............

.331, 476, 784 adopted, 331. incidental remarks by.

reports from.......

. 476, 1298, 2292. 2751, 3174, 3331, 3364, 4412

1386, 1761, 1790, 1906, 1972, 2137,

industry in the States recently in rebelremarks on the bill for the relief of Captain

2375, 2399, 2412, 2413, 2811, 2836,

lion, and to secure homesteads to freed. Charles P. Johnson......

2971, 3029, 3030, 3229, 3689, 3724, ....591

men-[By Mr. Boutwell.) 3732, 3814. 3887. 3974, 4083, 4416

referred, 475.

..... 1453

... 1451

.... 4253

.2706,

Ors.

19. extortionate charges by the Washing. enrolled, 1463.

.1631,

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