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for the term commencing March fourth, anno Domini, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven”, approved January twenty-ninth, eighteen hundred and seventy-seven.
16. Joint resolution for the erection of a monument over the grave of Thomas Jefferson.
17. Joint resolution granting the use of artillery, tents, and so forth, at the national soldiers' and sailors' reunion to be held at Marietta, Ohio.
18. Joint resolution providing for the distribution and sale of the new edition of the Revised Statutes of the United States.
19. Joint resolution to pay the laborers known as cloak-room men and to place them on the Doorkeeper's roll.
20. Joiut resolution granting the use of tents at the solders' reunion to be beld at Des Moines, Iowa.
21. Joint resolution providing for issue of arms to Territories.
22. Joiut resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to Governor Hubbard, of Texas, such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use of the volunteers of the State at their summer encampment.
23. Joint resolution granting the use of artillery, tents, and so forth, at the soldiers' reunion to be held at Centreville Iowa.
21. Joint resolution for the benefit of the penny.lunch house of the city of Washington, District of Columbia.
25. Joint resolution to allow the Secretary of the Nary to purchase plate-iron and other inaterial used in the construction of steam boilers for the United States Navy.
26. Joint resolution to enable the joint commission to carry into effect the act of Congress providing for the completion of the Washington Monument.
27. Joiut resolution asking for investigation in the case of Edward 0. M. Condon.
28. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to deliver to the city of Winterset, Madison County, lowa, four cannon and carriages for the soldiers' monument in said city.
29. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the governor of North Carolina such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use of the militia and volunteer organizations of the State at their summer and fall encampment.
30. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the governor of Alabama, such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use of the volunteers of the State at their summer encampment.
31. Joint resolution in relation to committee clerks and other employees of the Sevate and House of Representatives.
32. Joint resolution authorizing payment to W. W. Wilshire his expenses in the contest of the third Congressional district of Arkansas, Forty-tbird Congress.
33. Joint resolution authorizing the Clerk of the House of Represent. atives to pay certain clerks out of the contingent fund of the House.
34. Joint resolution to pay certain coutested-election expenses.
35. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of War to turn over to the governor of West Virginia such tents, poles, and pins as he may require for the use of the militia and volunteer organizations of the State at their summer and fall encampinent.
36. Joint resolution to amend the act entitled “An act making appro. priations for the legislative, executive, and judicial expenses of the government for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and seventy-nine, and for other purposes."
1. Joint resolution authorizing Commander Edmund O. Matthews, of the United States Navy, to accept a gilt teapot from the Emperor of Siam.
2. Joint resolution authorizing Rear-Admiral William Reynolds, of the United States Navy, to accept certain presents tendered him by Kings of Siam.
3. Joint resolution appropriating two hundred dollars, to defray er penses of transferring the remains of Pancoast Loose, a deceased soldier.
4. Joint resolution authorizing Lieutenant T. B. M. Mason, United States Navy, to accept a medal conferred by the King of Italy for er tinguishing a tire on a powder-ship.
5. Joint resolution directing the Secretary of the Treasury to refund to the Society of the Sons of St. George established at Philadelphia the sum of fourteen hundred and forty dollars and twentyfive cents in gold, being the amount paid by said Society upon a colossal statue of St. George and the Dragon.
6. Joint resolution authorizing the payment of the accounts of Liedtenant James T. Leavy, an insane officer.
Page. Abbott, Sarah C., petition of...
442 Adverse report.
603 Abendroth, William-(See bill H. R. 1778.) Acting plays, for the better protection of, and dramatic litera
ture. (See bill S. 943.) Adams, Lucy V., memorial of the administrators of the estate of..
627 Adams, Samuel B.-(See bill H. R. 3108.) Adams, W.L.-(See bill S. 997.) Adjournment, resolution by Mr. Ingalls to amend the forty. third rule relating to
495 Adjournment of Congress. (See Congress.) Adjutant-General, letter of the Secretary of War, transmitting
a letter from the, recommending an amendment
499 Adjutant-General's Office, resolution by Mr. Edmunds to pro.
vide sufficient force in the, for prompt action in
171 Adkinson, D. 0.-(See bill S. 945.) Administrators of the Government, authorizing the Secretary
of State to affix the great seal of the United
document entitled, for the Vice-President's
240, 241 Advances, to provide for paying the, made to the United
States by the State of Maryland. (See bill S.
ernment, and to provide for the, required by the
bill H. R. 3079.)
of a commission to confer with other nations in
33 Agriculture, Commissioner ofReport of the, for 1877 ..
25 Resolution of the House of Representatives to print extra copies
345 Reported with an amendment..
490 Considered, amended, and agreed to.......516, 517,518 House agrees to the amendment.
Message of the President transmitting the report of
ture for the establishment of a bureau of ..... 48, 151
leges for the benefit of, to the State of Colorado.
(See bill S. 398.)
ing naturalist in the Department of-(See bill
housen. (See bill S. 553.)
John T. Morgan, attended
George E. Spencer, attended
Warrior and Tennessee Rivers Railroad....... 421, 460
Warrior and Tennessee Rivers Railway...
rior and Tennessee Rivers Railroad. (See bill
the division of the State of, into judicial dis-
tricts. (See bill S. 418.)
emy in the State of—(See bill S. 1046.)
the use of volunteers at summer encampment.
(See joint resolution S. 39.)
of-(See bill S. 599.)
the passage of a law to provide for the adminis-
protection to persous engaged in mining in
the-(See bill S. 18.)
expediency of improving the navigation of the.. 168
utes relative to withdrawing, from bond for sci.
ing. (See bill H. R. 1887.)
subject of—(See bill S. 452.)
law enacted by the legislature of the Chickasaw
tion from the King of the Hawaiian Islauds.
(See joint resolution H. R. 47.)
bill S. 580.)
the, for the abolition of duties on cattle imported
sion to devise a method of preventing the im-
nia in favor of such legislation as will tend to
of such legislation as will develop and restore,