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Polar, Melissa G. Remarks by, on
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 2344). Tibbitts, W. H: relief of 851.
Polar Expeditions. See LADY FRANKLIN BAY EXPEDITION; Wilson, Joseph F: relief of 269, 270, 271.
POINT BARROW EXPEDITION.
Polygamy. See UTAH.
Resolution of inquiry in Senate relative to arrest in Cuba of, Post-Office appropriation bill (bill H. R. 8138) 2361.
laid on table 2299. Committee on Appropriations
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 4668).
Poock, Charles H. L.
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7020).
Bill to settle his claim to part of Camp Douglas reservation (see Public land strip (bill H. R. 489) 1448.
bill H. R. 1782). Van Hoesen, Francis B. (bill H. R. 847) 622.
Pormann, William Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7560).
Port Angeles, Washington Territory
Joint resolutions to establish subport of entry at (see S. R. 132;
H. Res. 337).
Port Jefferson, New York
Petition for improvement of harbor of 845.
Estimate for coal-shed and storehouse for naval station at (S. Joint resolution to print additional copies of report on (see H.
Ex. Doc. 102) 2327.
Port Townsend, Washington Territory
Bill to erect public building at (see bill H. R. 2949). copies of report on (S. Ex. Doc. 62) 1290, 1314.
Bills to make port of entry for goods to be transported in bond
(see bills S. 3391; H. R. 7569, 7586). Poland, Luke P. (a Representative from Vermont)
Appointed conferee on bill to authorize suits for death damages Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship Canal in District of Columbia 1120.
Report of engineers on (S. Ex. Doc. 15) 428. Appointed on committee to attend opening of New Orleans Ex Joint resolution relative to lands selected by (see H. Res. 344). position 261.
Bill to purchase (see bill S. 2522). Amendments offered by, to
petitions for bill, from River and harbor appropriation bill 2115.
Connecticut: citizens of 1143, 1192.
Illinois : Chicago Board of Trade 913, 939, 1072 Bills and joint resolutions introduced by
citizens of 1072.
- Legislature of 1929, 2034, 2059, 2060. Alvord, Emily L: to pension (see bill H. R. 7659) 83.
Massachusetts: citizens of 995, 1016. Carlin, James: to increase pension (see bill H. R. 8019) 834.
Michigan: citizens of 877, 913, 1016, 1070, 1190, 1192, 1278, 1279. Daggett, James C: to increase pension (see bill H. R. 7949) 632.
Detroit Board of Trade 1072, 1119, 1729.
Legislature of 1165, 1190, 1729.
Minnesota: citizens of 979.
Duluth Board of Trade 845, 1365.
Legislature of 1050,1071, 1119, 1279, 1364, 1753, 2115.
Chamber of Commerce 846,876.
New York: Buffalo Merchants' Exchange 1143. Supreme Court of United States: to facilitate disposition of
- citizens of 913, 995, 1016, 1315, 1365, 1447, 1475, 1546, 1704. cases in (see bill H. R. 7747) 253.
New York Produce Exchange 2276.
Ohio: citizens of 1119, 1144. Titles: relative to evidence to quiet (see bill H. R. 7765) 315.
-Toledo Produce Exchange 2117, 2175. Webster, Lydia W: to pension (see bill H. R. 7660) 83.
Pennsylvania: citizens of 1244. Wood, George E: to increase pension (see bill H. R. 7746) 253.
Erio Board of Trade 2115.
Philadelphin Commercial Exchange 1546, 1547, 1613, 1613. Petitions and papers presented by, from
· Philadelphia marine underwriters 2278.
Wisconsin: citizens of 1143, 1191. Alvord, Emily L: to pension 101.
Legislature of 1364, 1365, 1447, 1612. Carlin, James: to increase pension 845.
Milwaukee Chanıber of Commerce 845, 846, 876. Cavanagh, Thomas, and G. R. Herrick: relative to bill for relief Porter, David G.
of Metropolitan police force 428. Daggett, James C: to increase pension 645.
Bill to pension (see bill S. 1791).
Porter, Elizabeth Ann
324, 607, 681, 822, 980, 1279, 1364, 1705.
Message from President with copy of appeal (H. R. Ex. Doo. Vermont Legislature: for legislation on subject of interstate 175) 833, 1038, 1176. commerce 83.
Petition to adjudicate claim 2573.
Petition to adjudicate claim 2573.
Porter, Richard and James
Porter, Thomas L. (administrator)
Petition to adjudicate claim 2573.
Bill to improve harbor of offered by Mr. Reed876.
Bills to make port of entry for goods to be transported in bond
(see bills s. 2391; H. R. 7569, 7586).
petitions for bill 466, 503. Portraits
Bills to replace certain portraits destroyed in burning of Capitol
(see bills S. 2591; H. R. 8166). Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Report of engineers on survey of Little Harbor at (H. R. Ex.
Doc. 91) 724. Portsmouth, Virginia
Bill to erect public building at (see bill H. R. 7784)
Bill to pension (see bill S. 1515).
Leave of absence granted to 891. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by
Carpenter, Anson G: to pension (see bill H. R. 7742) 253.
Adjourn; to 2003.
Carpenter, Anson G: to pension 265.
266, 324, 559. Remarks by, on
Duncan, William A: death of 1014.
River and harbor appropriation bill 1411.
Petition for relief 1447.
Lobban, John M: for relief (see bill H. R. 8143) 1120.
Yellowstone Park (REPORT 2383) 987.
Bill reducing rates of (see bill H. R. 8138).
1547, 1613, 1706, 1729, 1771, 1870, 2117. Petition to transmit free Sunday-school publications 1706. Petition against distinguishing between newspapers of certain
classes 1729, 1870. Postage Stamps
Letter of Postmaster-General relative to bids for (H. R. Ex.
Doc. 202) 1427. Postal Service Appropriations : estimate of deficiencies (H. R. Ex. Doc. 32) 79,
249. Contracts : bill to regulate letting (see bills S. 2445; 2508; H. R.
6407) -memorial relative to letting 791. -joint resolution to pay amounts due Southern mail con
tractors in 1861 (see S. R. 13). letter of Postmaster-General relative to mode of letting
(H. R. Ex. Doc. 8) 32. annual report of fines imposed on contractors 620. - letter of Postmaster-General relative to obtaining Con
federate records of (S. Ex. Doc. 72) 1613. annual report of additional allowances made under 2301. - annual report of special 2301.
-annual report of proposals accepted 2301. Foreign: resolutions of San Francisco Chamber of Commerce
relative to Australian mail service 1071.
letter of Attorney-General in reply to resolution of in
quiry relative to hours of labor of 82, 253, 324. resolution of inquiry in House relative to hours of labor
of, passed 633, 811. petitions for extra compensation for work in excess of
eight hours 621, 645, 914. Oficial envelopes: estimates for purchase of (H. R. Ex. Doc.
117) 948. letter of Postmaster-General relative to amendment of
contracts for (H. R. Ex. Doc. 264) 1685, 1960, 2511. Railway: bill relative to appointment of railway postal clerks
(see bill S. 2394).
passed 915, 1706. Regulations: bill to prohibit delivery of registered letters and
payment of money orders to lotteries (see bill S. 1018). bill to provide for forwarding mail matter (see bill H. R,
6578). bill to punish embezzlement of key deposit funds (see
bill H. R. 7918). bill providing for a special delivery of letters (see bill
H. R. 8138. petition against carrying and distributing mails on Sab
bath 1928. Postal Telegraph
Petitions relative to, from
Illinois: citizens of 326.
Legislature of 2436.
Wyoming: citizens of 102.
post-ofices (S. Ex. Doc.7) 66,79.
estimate for free penalty envelopes (H. R. Ex. Doc. 117) 948. Confederate post-office records: relative to obtaining (S. EX. Doc. 72) Mail contracts: relative to mode of letting (H. R. Ex. Doc. 8) 32.
annual report on fines (20. - Annual report on 2301.
- annual report of additional allowances to contractors 2301. Mail service: annual report on mails established 2301. Oficial envelopes: relative to annulment of contracts for (H. R. Ex. Doc.
284) 2511. Postage-stamps: relative to bids for (H. R. Ex. Doc. 202) 1427. Postmasters : relative to adjustment of salaries of (9. Ex. Doc. 76) 1771.
report of claims allowed for losses (H. R. Ex. Doc. 21) 203, 228. Post-Omice Department: annual report on expenditure of contingent
fund (H. R. Ex. Doc. 35) 265.
Railway mail service : documentary history of (9. Ex. Doc. 40) 877, 1614. Orders to
Letter-carriers : to inform House relative to hours of labor 811.
tract for 1960.
Railway mail service: to furniol Senate copy of history of 823, 1245. Postmasters
Bill to readjust compensation of fourth-class (see bills S. 2616,
2618). Bill making appropriation to pay accounts of postmasters ad
justed under act of 1883 (see bill H. R. 7541). Bill to amend act of 1882 for adjusting claims for losses by (see
bill H, R. 8031). Papers relative to payment of salaries under act March 3, 1883,
10. Report of claims allowed for losses (H. R. Ex. Doc. 21) 203,
Ex. Doc. 76) 1280, 1771.
Annual appropriation bill (see bill H. R. 8138).
Doc. 35) 265.
(H. R. Ex. Doc. 143) 1040.
warrants (H. R. Ex. Doc. 193) 1386. Post Offices
Bill to regulate salaries of clerks in first-class offices (see bill H.
Bill to punish embezzlement of key deposit funds (see bill H.
in (S. Ex. Doc. 7) 66, 79. Potomac River
Bill to protect fish in (see bill H. R. 3108).
(see bill S. 2655).
be reclaimed by improvement 1245. Pottawatomie Reservation. See INDIANS. Potter, Frances McNeil
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 4822).
River and harbor appropriation bill 1864.
Sundry civil appropriation bill 2222. Motions and resolutions offered by
Debt of United States: to withdraw bill to refund at 2) per cent.
interest 483. Remarks by, on
Army Medical Museum building 1768.
Thacher, Thomas: relief of 1902.
Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 8231). Potts John
Joint resolution relative to papers in claim of (see H. Res. 315). Potts, Joseph H.
Bill to increase pension (see bill S. 2390).
Bills to pension (see bills H. R. 7552, 7565). Potts, Mary F.
Bill for relief (see bill S. 2456).
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7835). Poughkeepsie, New York
Letter of Secretary of Treasury relative to completing public
building at (H. R. Ex. Doc. 57) 445. Powell, W. H.
Papers withdrawn in House 219. Power, Maurice
Petition for pension 607. Powlett Gun Carriage
Bill to construct and test (see bill H. R. 8036).
petition for bill 1143. Powow River
Report of engineers on survey of (H. R. Ex. Doc. 179) 1221. Precious Metals
Annual report on production of 2326.
passed 1840, 2302, 2328, 2383. Pre-emption. See PUBLIC LANDS. President of Senate pro tempore
Presented credentials of D. W. Voorhees 1448.
President of Senate pro tempore-Continued.
Presented credentials of Jonathan Chace 982.
Valedictory of 2503.
American Association for Advancement of Sciences: to extend
coast and geodetic surveys 122. Arizona Legislature: relative to coalfields within White Mount
ain Indian reservation 1771. Army hospital stewards: for increase of pay 67. Army officers: for passage of bill to increase efficiency of Army
to reduce price of public lands 2278.
sertion 10. Hill, Reuben N: to pension 2173. Idaho Legislature: relative to lands of Shoshone and Bannock
relative to lands of Nez Percé Indians 1279.
dian reservation to corporations 1016.
relative to diseases of cattle 1314.
eral Grant 2278.
minister to Liberia 2175. New York Produce Exchange: relative to Spanish treaty 347. Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts: against purchase of por
trait of General Thomas 681.
for sale of engravings, &c. 389.
over by a foreigner 428.
to regulate interstate commerce 1314.
to continue experiments in making of sugar 2175. Wolf, Atchison: to increase force in Patent Office 428. Women's Silk Culture Association: presenting United States
Woodham, Richard: for relief 10. Remarks by, on
Count of electoral vote 1515, 1532.
Legislation on appropriation bills 1465, 1466, 1487. President of United States. See also ELECTORAL VOTES.
Bill to regulate election of (see bill S. 25). Communications from
Acting rear-admirals: transmitting report on appointment of (H. R. Ex.
DOC. 47) 345.
subjects referred in House 160.
67) 483. California and Oregon Railroad: relative to appointment of commis sioners to examine (H. R. Ex, Doc. 255) 2222.
President of United States-Continued.
Price-Continued. Communications from
Petitions and papers presented by, from
(S. Ex. Doc. 16) 436, 483.
bill 715. 207) 1525, 1541.
Rogers, William H: claim of 346.
Doc. 19) 174. Sener, Jacob and Elizabeth: claim of 346.
Winconsin, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill 247) 1087, 1920.
101, 299, 504, 716, 792, 1016, 1191, 1705, 1827. Consular service : transmitting report on (H.R. Ex. Doc. 65) 483. Corea : transmitting letter relative to detailing officers for military in
for suppression of Mormonism 2115. structors in (H. R. Ex. Doc. 163) 1106, 1144.
relative to interstate commerce 2115. Crocker, Uriel: relative to bill for relief of (S. Ex. Doc. 49).
Wisconsin board of health: relative to National Board of Health Electoral messengers : appointment of special (S. Ex. Doc. 31) 653,695.
503. French and American Claims Commission:
relative to (H. R. Ex. Docs. 144, 235, 248) 1040, 1821, 1921,
Remarks by, on French spoliation claims: relative to an appropriation for obtaining evidence in (S. Ex. Doc. 45)981, 983.
District of Columbia liquor traffic 2056, 2057, 2058, 2059. Grant, U. S: relative to gift of relics belonging to (S. Ex. Doc. 60) 1241, Leveron, Theodore: pension to 386. 1243.
Murphey, Charles: relief of 1334. nominating him a General on retired-list 2503. Gun-foundry board : transmitting supplemental report of (8. Ex. Doc. 13)
River and harbor appropriation bill 1063, 1064, 1223-1225, 1852, 412, 482.
1853, 1864. Inspector-General's Department: returning bill (H. R. 1017) relative to Thomas, Mrs. Frances L: increase of pension to 1661, 1665, 1666.
(H, R. Ex. Doc. 155) 1087.
of (H. R. Ex. Doc. 14) 66.
Committee on Claims (H. R. Ex, Doc. 187) 1306, 1325.
Burrows, Frank J. (REPORT 2357) 963.
Doc. 48) 1035, 1039.
Mason, James M. (REPORT 2303) 766.
Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Priest, Matlhew S. (H. R. Ex. Doc. 219) 1565, 1594.
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 8095).
Concurrent resolution relative to resolutions of international con1386.
ference on, passed 1380, 1449. Santos, Julian R: transmitting report on arrest in Ecuador of (H. R. Ex. Report of proceedings of international conference on (H. R. Ex.
161) 1106 South America: transmitting report on trade with (S. Ex. Doc. 39) 853.
Doc. 14) 66.
H. R. Ex. Doc. 226) 1649, 1791.
meridian of Greenwich (S. Ex. Doc. 73) 1613. Doc. 10) 238.
Letter of Secretary of Navy relative to change in time for beTelegraph cables: transmitting report on (9. Ex. Doc.51) 1033.
ginning astronomical day proposed by international conference relative to protection of (S. Ex. Doc. 83) 1920, 2110. Treaties: transmitting copies of (8. Ex. Doc. 47) 980.
on (S. Ex. Doc. 78) 1828. Union Pacific Railroad : annual report of Government directors (H. R. Prince, Sarah Jane
Ex. Doc. 79) 651, 664,
Bill to pension (see bill S. 2125).
Pacific Railroad across (S. Ex. Printing See PUBLIC DOCUMENTS.
Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 3467).
Prisoners of War 548, 563, 622-627, 649-653.
Resolutions of Indiana Legislature in favor of pensions to 1005. Congo conference: to inform House relative to 580, 1287. French and American Claims Commission: to inform House relative to Private Claims. See CLAIMS.
580. Liberia: to furnish diplomatie correspondence relative to boundaries of 1019.
Private Die Stamps. See INTERNAL-REVENUE TAXES. Oklahoma lands: to inform Senate relative to 916.
Porter, Fitz-John: to furnish House with copy of appeal of 1038. Private Land Claims Prewett, Joel R.
Bills to provide for ascertaining and settling (see bills H. R. Petition to adjudicate claim 2174.
California. See MOQUELAMOS GRANT. Prewett, William
Louisiana: bill to confirm grant to Latil and Conway (see bill Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 3974).
H. R. 7606). Price, James A.
Mississippi : bill to quiet certain land titles in (see bill S. 1043).
New Mexico : bill to amend confirmation of Baca grant (see bill Papers withdrawn from files of House 503.
S. 79). Price, s. w.
report of Secretary of Interior on claim of Antonio de
Salazar, No. 132 (H. R. Ex. Doc. 15) 66, 80. Bill to increase pension (see bill S. 2444).
report of Secretary of Interior on Claim of Sebastian de Price, William T. (a Representative from Irisconsin)
Vargas, No. 137 (H. R. Ex. Doc. 16) 66, 80. Attended 8.
report of Secretary of Interior on Canada de Cochite Appointed teller 1853, 1864.
grant, No. 135 (H. R. Ex. Doc. 42) 299, 314.
report of Secretary of Interior on Santiago Ramirez grant, Amendments offered by, to
No. 136 (S. Ex. Doc. 34) 742, 810. River and harbor appropriation bill 1852, 1853, 1864, 2115.
report of Secretary of Interior on San Mateo Springs tract, Bills and joint resolutions introduced by
No. 134 (S. Ex. Doc. 35) 742, 810. Chippewa River: to inquire relative to overflows in (see bill H.
report of Secretary of Interior on Salazar grant, No. 132 R. 7792) 411.
(S. Ex. Doc. 38) 832, 845. Murphy, Charles: for relief (see bill H. R. 8112) 1008.
report of Secretary of Interior on Santisima Trinidad Saint Louis River: to improve 540.
grant, No. 123 (Š. Ex. Doc. 55) 1071, 1088. Sheppard, Sidney E: to pension (see bill H. R. 7846) 448.
report of Sretary of Interior on Rancho de Taos granty Sowle, Orlando Ť: to pension (see bill H. R. 7749) 253.
No. 139 (S. Ex. Doc. 56) 1071, 1088. Motions made by
report of Secretary of Interior on claim 117 (S. Ex. Doc.
79) 1869. Murphy, Charles: to consider bill for relief, objected to 1334.
Proce, William R.
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 8079).
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 2855).
Providence, Rhode Island
Bill to convey land for a street in (see bill S. 194).
of (S. Ex. Doc. 42) 389, 913. Provine, James M.
Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Pryor, H. D.
Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 3467). Pryor, Luke (a Representative from Alabama)
Appointed conferee on bill relative to Yellowstone Park 1751. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by
Copeland, Reuben: for relief (see bill H. R. 7684) 251.
Stinnett, Isaac, jr: for relief 1191.
Dakota: to refer bill for admission of 1038, 1052.
Alabama, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill 347.
Wright, Sarah: to adjudicate claim 2573.
Bill to provide for erection of (see bill H. R. 7834).
of, passed 2199, 2384.
tions for certain (H. R. Ex. Doc. 164) 1120. Letter of Secretary of Treasury relative to salary of inspector
(H. R. Ex. Doc. 191) 1333. Letter of Secretary of Treasury relative to appropriation for re
pairs on (H. R. Ex. Doc. 215) 1596. Bills to erect
Aberdeen, Miss. (see bill H. R. 870).
Council Bluffs, Iowa (see bill H. R. 441).
Winona, Minn. (see bill H. R. 8256).
Report of Secretary of War on system of telegraph and tele
phone communication for (S. Ex. Doc. 3) 50. Public Debt. See DEBT OF UNITED STATES. Public Documents
Joint resolution providing for sale of (see S. R. 112).
' H. R. 7974). Bill to provide for distribution of Official Register (see bill .
2517). Joint resolution to provide for distribution of Official Register
(see H. Res. 314).
Statutes to incorporated institutions (see bill S. 2449).
tion library (see H. Res. 312).
of Congress (see H. Res. 313). Joint resolution to supply public documents to certain nations
in Indian Territory (see S. R. 115). Senate committee directed to consider distribution of Records
of War of Rebellion 1566. Resolution of House to regulate distribution of documents or
dered by present Congress, passed 1846, 1899, 2090. Annual report of Secretary of Interior on distribution of (H. R.
Ex. Doc. 93) 810. Orders to print for use of Congress American shipping: order of House to reprint report of commit
tee on, passed 188. Army oficers: order of House to print testimony relative to bills
for relief of, passed 608. Bankruptcy: order of House to reprint bill (S. 1372), passed
1106. California Indians: resolution of Senate to print testimony on
condition of, passed 11. Coinage: order of House to reprint bill (H. R. 8240) to regulate,
passed 2302. Committee on Indian Affairs of Senate: resolution to print testi
mony, passed 981. Committee on Military Affairs of House: authorized to print testi
mony 608, 1442. Committee on Military Affairs of Senate: order to print documents
for, passed 792. Committee on Ordnance and Gunnery of Senate : authorized to
print testimony 717. Committee on Payment of Pensions: order of House to print testi
mony for, passed 921. Committee reports: order of House to reprint reports 322 and 390
of third session Forty-sixth Congress, passed 446. Congressional Globes: resolution of Senate to bind, passed 1614.