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Secretary of War-Continued.
Communications from
Rivers and harbors: transmitting report on harbor at Block Island, R. I.

(S. Ex. Doc. 27) 559.
transmitting report on Green Jacket Shoals, Providence, R. I.

(S. Ex. Doc. 42) 913. Rock Island arsenal: relative to appropriation for water-power pool at

(H. R. Ex. Doc. 229) 1751.
Saint Mary's Falls Canal: estimates for new look on (S. Ex. Doc. 87)

1929.
Sault Sainte Marie's Canal: lockage of (H. R. Ex. Doc. 102) 861.
South Pass, Mississippi River: report on channel at (8. Ex. Doc. 25) 504.
Springfield armory:

annual report of expenditures and manufactures at
(S. Ex. Doc. 8) 66, 79.
relative to estimates of appropriations for (H. R. Ex. Doc. 97) 792,

810.
Telegraph and telephone: system for Government service in Washing-

ton (S. Ex. Doc. 3) 50.
Union Metallic Cartridge Company: claim of (H. R. Ex. Doc. 114) 939.
War Department: annual report on employés in (S. Ex. Doc. 33) 681.
War Department: annual report of contingent expenditures (Ú. R. Ex.

Doc. 90) 724.
War Department: annual report on contracts of (S. Ex. Doc.53) 1050.
Yorktown monument: transmitting report on completion of (S. Ex.

Doc. 32) 654, 696.
Orders to

Arkansas River: to report to Senate relative to obstructions in 2132.
Buckhannon River: to report to Senate relative to improvement of 393.
Fort Greene: to inform Senate relative to use of 563.
Oswego, N. Y: to report to Senate relative to damage to breakwater at

303.
Providence, R. I: to transmit to Senate estimate of cost of proposed im-

provements in harbor of 389.
Ray's arctic expedition: to transmit report to House 202.

Saint Mary's Falls Canal: to report to Senate relative to 1707.
Seeds, James M.

Petition for relief 939.

Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Selma, Alabama

Bill to erect public building at (see bill H. R. 8040).

Bill to make port of entry (see bill H. R. 8259). Selma, Rome and Dalton R. R.

Bills to forfeit land grant of (H. R. REPORT 2604). Semple, Letitia Tyler

Bill to pension (see bill S. 498).
Senate

Resolution passed to meet at 12 m. daily 1.
Resolution to meet at 11 a. m., passed 1316, 1367.
Resolution to hold evening sessions 2177, 2227.
Resolution that House bills on Calendar be first considered 269,

303, 326.
Resolution to consider House bills on Calendar passed 1554,

1617, 1630, 1706. Privilege of floor extended to clerk of House Committee on En

rolled Bills 347. Order to admit members-elect of House to privileges of floor

2290. Resolution authorizing additional employés, passed 1051, 1194. Resolution to pay six months' salary to mother of J. P. Ring

gold, passed 921, 996. Resolution to pay James W. Tebb for services, referred 1367. Resolution to pay Oliver S. Florence for extra services, referred

1525. Resolution to pay three months' salary to widow of A. L. Single

ton, passed 1831, 2176. Resolution to pay Christopher Phillips for services, passed 2457,

2500. Petition of citizens of Maine for amendment to Constitution

abolishing 2059. Report by Secretary of inventory of property (S. Ms. Doc. 2)

10.
Report by Sergeant-at-Arms of inventory of property (S. MIs.

Doc. 3) 10.
Annual report by Secretary of receipts and expenditures (S.

Mis. Doc. 4) 10.
Report of Sergeant-at-Arms relative to sale of waste paper and

old furniture 10. Senate Manual

Resolution of Senate to print, passed 2232, 2280.
Sener, Jacob and Elizabeth

Papers referred in House 346.
Seney, George E. (a Representative from Ohio)

Attended 8.
Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Supreme Court United States: to fix salary of clerk (see bill H.

R. 7882) 595.

Seney-Continued.
Petitions and papers presented by, from

American Mask Company: to increase duty on masks 559.
Close, Ann E. S: to pension 979.
Dakota, citizens of: to reduce price of public land 465.
Louisiana Educational Society for aid to education 845.
New York, citizens of: against ratification of Spanish treaty 503.
New York Tobacco Board of Trade: against ratification of Spanish

treaty 607.
Ohio, citizens of: for passage of bankrupt law 540.

for passage Mexican war pension bill 204, 347, 716, 742,
792, 845, 876, 913, 939, 979, 994, 1016, 1035, 1243.
for aid to education 620.
for suppression of Mormonism 2276.

to increase widows' pensions 742.
Ohio Legislature: to adjust certain accounts between United

States and States and Territories 876.
Philadelphia Board of Trade: against ratification of Spanish

treaty 994.
Saint Louis Merchants’ Exchange: against ratification of Spanish

treaty 715. Winans, Erastus: for passage of bill to construct certain bridges

across Staten Island Sound 681.

Zevely, A. N:on letting of mail contracts 791. Remarks by, on

Issue of circulating notes (Appendix 39).

Repeal of internal taxes (Appendix 10). Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES. Sergeant-at-Arms of Senate

Annual inventory of property (S. Mis. Doc. 3) 10.

Report relative to sale of waste paper and old furniture 10. Seventh New York Cavalry

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7937). Severance, John F.

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 2268). Seward, Elizabeth

Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Sewell, William J. (a Senator from New Jersey)

Attended 1.
Appointed conferee on bill relative to losses of property by troops

2127.

Appointed conferee on bill to protect fish in Potomac River 647. Amendments offered by, to

Deficiency appropriation bill 2144.
International exhibitions: bill relative to 429.
Interstate commerce: bill to regulate 745, 1212.

River and harbor appropriation bill 1730, 2486.
Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Holmes, Mary B: to pension (see bill S. 2607) 1146.
Venezuelan awards: relative to (see S. R. 111) 745.
Washington's headquarters: to improve at Morristown, N. J.

(see S. R. 108) 506. Motions and resolutions offered by

Braendle, Rose A: to withdraw her papers 2126.
Harbor defenses: inquiry relative to 1316.

Morris, Daniel: to withdraw his papers 2126.
Petitions and papers presented by, from

Demarest, Ralph S: for relief 743.
Glen Cove Manufacturing Company and others: against ratifica-

tion of Spanish treaty 647.
Haskell, J. R: for appropriation to test his multicharge guns

1930.
Hufty, Samuel: to redeem trade-dollar 743.
Jarvis Engineering Company and others: for ratification of

Spanish treaty 647.
New Jersey, citizens of: against ratification of Spanish treaty

266, 560.
to establish experimental stations 743.
to improve water between Barnegat and Tuckerton Bays

1072. Philadelphia Board of Trade and Maritime Exchange: against

passage of bill to regulate bills of lading, &c. 1512. William B. Hatch Post, G. A. R: for photographic illustrations

in Records of War of Rebellion 466. Remarks by, on

Army courts-martial 2119.
International exhibitions 718.
Interstate commerce 440, 515, 659, 1212, 1250, 1251.

Sewell-Continued.

Sharp, Nathan J. Remarks by, on

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 6816).
Marchand, Margaret D: pension to 1475.

Sharp, Richard G.
Mulvey, Ann W: increase of pension to 2076.
New Orleans Exposition: appropriation for 2356.

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 4282).
Vessel signals 2473.

Shaw, Aaron (a Representative from Illinois)
Reports made by, from

Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Committee on Military Affairs
Army chaplains (REPORT 1004) 743.

Shaw, Captain
Army officers in Corea (REPORT 1443) 2175.

Papers referred in House 265.
Dudley, George T. (REPORT 1240) 1547.

Shaw, Francis H.
Getty, George W. (REPORT 1003) 743.
Lyster, W. J. (bill s. 2267) 1772.

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 8241).
Maris, Charles E. (REPORT 1241) 1547.

Petition for relief of 464. Rock Island horse-railroad (REPORT 1389) 1772, 1931.

Petition of citizens of Illinois for honorable discharge of 50, 51, United States military force (letter) 2343.

66. Committee on Railroads

Shaw, Josiah 1. Pacific railroads (bill H. R. 7081) 2175.

Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.

Shawbell, John G.
Sexton, Joseph

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 7600).
Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 5912).
Seymour, Charles

Shear, Francis M.
Bill for relief (see bill S. 725).

Papers referred in House 503. Seymour, Edward W. (a Representative from Connecticut)

Sheffield, Ann Attended 8.

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 662). Appointed conferee on bill to allow bridge across Saint Croix Sheffield, W. P. (a Senator from Rhode Island) River 1392.

Attended 10. Appointed on committee to attend opening of New Orleans Ex

Appointed on standing committees: Claims; Mines and Mining; position 261.

Revolutionary Claims 51. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by ,

Appointed on Select Committee on Woman Suffrage 51. Benham, Mrs. E. A: for relief (see bill H. R. 7977) 832.

Credentials presented 1. Petitions and papers presented by, from

Bills and joint resolutions introduced by Bridgeport Board of Trade: for passage of Lowell bankrupt act Military Academy: to repeal law relative to discharge of grad411.

uates (sce bill S. 2492) 429. Connecticut, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill Petitions and papers presented by, from 228, 324, 504, 822, 1314, 1771.

Martin, William P: to be retired 266. for ratification of Mexican treaty 465.

Rhode Island, citizens of: against ratification of Spanish treaty for suppression of Mormonism 1704.

266. to improve harbor of Port Jefferson, N. Y. 845. Remarks by, on

Remarks by, on Emery, Albert H: relief of 1753.

Anthony, Henry B: death of 831.

Interstate commerce 658, 809. Interstate commerce 40.

Newton (Mass.) First National Bank: relief 748.
Reports made by, from

Reports made by, from
Committee on Commerce
Alton (III.) railroad bridge (bill H. R. 8287; REPORT 2667)

Committee on Claims
2571.

Atwood, Anson (REPORT 967) 506. Astoria and Winnemucca Railroad (bill H. R. 8175; REPORT

Calvert, Madison R. (bill H. R. 4273) 682. 2453) 1263.

Dugan, Margaret T. (REPORT 905) 134. Bridges (bill H. R. 8174: REPORT 2452) 1263.

Farr, E. A. (REPORT 960) 506. Cumberland and Caney Fork River bridge (bill H. R. 8272; RE

Gray, William H. (REPORT 918) 302.

Moore, Rittenhouse (REPORT 995) 682.
PORT 2629) 2034.
Newport (R. I.) sewerage (bill H. R. 7367) 218.

Whiting, William H. (REPORT 968) 506.
Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.

Resolutions offered by

Block Island, R. I: inquiry relative to harbor at, adopted 68. Shacklett, John C.

Fort Greene, Rhode Island: inquiry relative to occupation of, Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 1934).

adopted 563 Shadday, Jackson

Narragansett Bay: inquiry relative to additional light-houses

and fog-signals on, adopted 513. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 5021).

Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Shaddon, Elisha Dr.

Sheldon, Elvira Bliss
Papers referred in House 265.
Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247.

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 8185).
Shafer, Baldwin B.

Shelley, Charles M. (a Representative from Alabama) Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 478).

Resolution passed that not entitled to seat 555.
Shaff, Abraham

Shelton, George P.
Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Petition for relief 411.
Shainwald, Julius C.

Shepard, Alexander K.
Bill for relief (see bill S. 2584).

Bill for relief (see bill S. 688). Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 8025).

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 28). Shamblin, Thomas L.

Shepard, Joshua Papers referred in House 346.

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 3691). Shannon, Preston M.

Shepard, Sidney S. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 4613).

Bill to pension (see bill H, R. 7846). Sharer, Eliza Ann

Shepard, William F. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. -3725).

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 948).

Shepperd, Zerina

Sherman-Continued. Papers referred in House 2060.

Petitions and papers presented by, from Sheridan, Lieut. Gen. P. H.

Ohio Sanitary Association: to prevent spread of contagious dis

eases 1613. Petitions of Grand Army of Republic to promote to General of Steamboat owners: relative to navigation 1547. Army 2276.

Steamboat owners and others: relative to lighting Ohio River

347. Sheridan, Robert

Toledo Produce Exchange: relative to purchase of Portage Lake Bill to pension (see bill S. 2527).

and Lake Superior Ship Canals 2175.

United States, citizens of: against ratification of Spanish treaty Sherman, John (a Senator from Ohio)

412. Attended 1.

for refunding of certain taxes 2175. Appointed on committee on inauguration ceremonies 1548.

relative to the late Presidential election in certain States Appointed on committee to notify President 1.

1244. Called to the chair 133.

Washington, D. C., citizens of: for purchase of portrait of GenAmendments offered by, to

eral Thomas 266. District of Columbia appropriation bill 1382, 1383, 1385.

Worcester University: relative to education of Indians 1448. Electoral Commission: to purchase painting of 2372.

Remarks by, on Legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation bill 2178.

Army appropriation bill 1564. Pacific railroads: bill relative to 2005.

Army courts-martial 2119, 2120, 2121, 2122. Public land laws: bill to repeal 1569.

Colfax, Schuyler: death of 695. River and harbor appropriation bill 1932.

Columbas (Ohio) public building 2330, 2331. Sundry civil appropriation bill 1548.

Confederate state papers 626, 627. Texas Pacific Railroad: bill to forfeit land grant 1895.

Congressional Record: leaves to print 423. Thomas, George H: to purchase portrait of 2370.

Count of electoral vote 1514. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Des Moines River lands 1730, 1731.

Distribution of documents 560.
Brainard, David L., and others: for relief (see bill S. 2458) 268.
Cellar, Rachel F: to pension (see bill S. 2438) 230.

District of Columbia appropriation bill 1381, 1382, 1385. District of Columbia: to amend law relative to mechanics' liens

Foreign-contract labor 1637-1636, 1784, 1785. in (see bill S. 2507) 541.

Hawley, Richard, & Sons: relief of 78. Gordon, Mary: to pension (see bill S. 2437) 230.

Inauguration ceremonies 2390. Hinman, Wilbur F: for relief (see bill S. 2423) 102.

Indian appropriation bill: conference report on 2386. La Fayette, General: to erect statue to (see bill S. 2422) 102.

Interstate commerce 1200-1206. People's National Bank of Lawrenceburg: to issue duplicate cer

Legislation on appropriation bills 1318, 1467, 1468. tificate of deposit to (see bill S. 2669) 2281.

Newton (Mass.) First National Bank: relief of 796.

Oregon Central Railroad land grant 175. Scribner, Benjamin F., and J. W. Beaman: for relief (see bill S.

Pension appropriation bill 1480, 1481, 1483. 2424) 102.

Pension bills: consideration of 2069. Transportation in bond: to amend law relative to (see bill S. 2434) 175.

Post-Office appropriation bill 1948, 1949. Washington Monument: relative to ceremonies upon completion

Public land laws 1494, 1569, 1570. of (see S. R. 101) 187.

Silver coinage 244-247, 249, 276, 2185-2188. to authorize medals to commemorate dedication of (see

Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World 2446. bill S. 2615) 1280.

Suits for death damages 982.

Texas Pacific Railroad land grant 1894, 1895, 1896, 1897. Motions and resolutions offered by

Thomas, George H: purchasing portrait of 2370, 2371. Adjourn: to 2300.

Washington Monument medals 1477. Adjourn over: to 567.

Reports made by, from Army courts-martial: inquiry relative to legislation concerning, Commission on Washington Monument dedication adopted 1280.

Washington Monument: resolution relative to dedication of, Committee: to notify President 1.

adopted 1051. Executive session: for 111, 422, 426, 662, 1162. Hour of meeting: fixing at 11 o'clock a. m., adopted 1316, 1317,

Washington Monument dedication (S. Mis. Doc. 56) 2117.

-resolution to print report on 2117. 1367.

Casey, Thomas Lincoln: resolution tendering thanks of Congress Inauguration ceremonies: to appoint committee on, adopted 1548.

to, adopted 2117. Legislation on appropriation bills: relative to, objected to 1474.

Committee on Finance Postmasters' salaries: inquiry relative to adjustment of, adopted People's National Bank of Lawrenceburg (REPORT 1558) 2342. 1280.

Washington Monument medals (bill S. 2615) 1477. Select committees: to continue those of last session, adopted

Wehrle, Werk & Son (REPORT 1192) 1476. 37.

Committee on Library Wehrle, Werk & Son: to consider bill for relief, objected to Distribution of documents (bill S. 2449) 560. 1512.

Electoral Commission: amendment relative to purchase of pictPetitions and papers presented by, from

ure of 560. Crutchett, John James: to furnish gas to Government 67.

Foster, Lafayette S: resolution accepting bust of, adopted 1860. Dick Lambert Post, G. A. R: to pension John Q. Bellville 428.

Grant testimonials (S. R. 119) 1366. Gordon Mary E: to pension Samuel F. Gordon 347.

La Fayette statue (bill S. 2422) 229. Kibby, Timothy: for relief 228.

Legislative, executive, and judicial appropriation bill: amendMemorial Post, G. A. R: for purchase of portrait of General

ment to 1072. Thomas 428.

Librarian's report : resolution to print adopted 2064.
M. F. Wooster Post, G. A. R: for purchase of portrait of General

Ransom, Caroline L. (petition) 560.
Thomas 914.

Sundry civil appropriation bill: amendment to 2133, 2176. National Board of Trade: relative to distilled spirits in bond

Thomas portrait: amendments relative to purchase of 560. 1144.

Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES. Ohio, citizens of: against ratification of Spanish treaty 266, 347, 505, 621, 716.

Sherwood, Ellen for bounty lands to soldiers 1144.

Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. for construction of Hennepin Canal 428. for passage Mexican war pension bill 2278.

Sherwood, Myron M. for purchase of water ways at Point Keweenaw 1144.

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 8074). for relief of Charles M. Blake 2.

relative to sale and manufacture of dairy products 2004. Sherwood, William T. - relative to Spanish treaty 428.

Bill to increase pension (see bill H. R. 7590;.
Ohio Legislature: to adjust certain accounts between the United

States and the several States and Territories and District of Shipley, H. W.
Columbia 823.

Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 8013).

Shipley, Smith & Co.

Sims, William R. Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7143).

Petition referred to Court of Claims (H. R. REPORT 2643) 2247. Shipping. See COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION.

Sinclair, George T. Shipping Commissioners. See COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION.

Bill to remove political disabilities (see bill S. 260). Shively, B. F. (a Representative from Indiana)

Singiser, Theodore F. (a Delegate from Idaho) Attended 9.

Appointed on committee to attend opening of New Orleans ExAppointed on Committee on District of Columbia 2525.

position 261. Appointed teller 1852, 1853.

Bills and joint resolutions introduced by Amendments offered by, to

Purdum, Christopher, and others: for relief (see bill H. R. 8025) River and harbor appropriation bill 1852.

834. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Petitions and papers presented by, from Farnsworth, William D: for relief (see bill H. R. 8152) 1163. Idaho Legislature: against repeal of desert-land act 2034. McMichael, James F: to pension (see bill H. R. 8197) 1755.

— relative to transfer of territory to Washington 2034. Michigan City, Ind: to allow bridge in (see bill H. R. 8196) Singleton, A. L. 1755.

Resolution of Senate to grant extra pay to, passed 304, 326. Petitions and papers presented by, from

Resolution of Senate to pay three months salary to widow of, Indiana, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill 621,

passed 1831, 2176.
646,792, 822, 913, 1143, 1243, 1314.

Singleton, David
for legislation on Mormon question 1314.
to suppress Mormonism 1278.

Petition for relief 1511.
Indiana Legislature: for pensions to prisoners of war 1163. Singleton, Otho R. (a Representative from Mississippi)
Remarks by, on

Attended 8.
Interstate commerce 64.

Leave of absence granted to 1184. National-bank circulation 732.

Amendments offered by, to River and harbor appropriation bill 1852.

River and harbor appropriation bill 1857. Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.

Motions and resolutions offered by Shoemaker, William H.

Congressional Library building: to reprint bill to erect 314. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 8198).

Petitions and papers presented by, from Petition of citizens of Indiana for pension to 1771.

Babbitt, Turner: war claim 1191. Short, Porohattan B.

McGowan, William J: to adjudicate claim 10. Bill to pension (see bill S. 947).

Phillips, J. R: to adjudicate claim 2224.

Sims, William B: to adjudicate claim 10, 101. Short Creek Lake,

Remarks by, on Bill to donate to Missouri (see bill H. R. 5772).

Grant, Ulysses S: retirement of (Appendix 85). Shott, Mary G.

Martin, C., and C. Stover: relief of 1360. Petition for pension 429.

River and harbor appropriation bill 1857. Sigerist, Frank

Veazie, Mary Jane: relief of heirs 1538.

Reports made by, from Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 6500).

Committee on Library Signal Lights. See VESSELS.

Buncombe monument (REPORT 2426) 1055. Signal Service

Corwin, United States steamship (REPORT 2507) 1386.

L'Enfant monument (REPORT 2427) 1055. Bills to create office of Assistant Chief Signal Officer (see bills S.

Wyandot Mission monument (REPORT 2428) 1055. 2582; H. R. 7817). Bill to extend its benefits to farmers (see bill H. R. 8170).

Votes of, See YEA AND NAY VOTES. Bill for relief of certain officers of (see bill S. 2573).

Sioux City petition for bill 265.

Bill to amend law relative to branch of Union Pacific Railroad Joint resolution to extend time for commission to report on or

to (see bill H. R. 7081).
ganization of Signal Service and other scientific bureaus (see
S. R. 98).

Sioux City and Saint Paul Railroad
Resolutions of Jacksonville (Fla.) Board of Trade for increased Bill to forfeit land grant (see bill H. R. 7299).
appropriations for 1365.

Petitions relative to land grant of 621, 647, 682, 995, 1016, 1145, Petition to improve efficiency of 607.

1475. Sigsby, Charles B.

Sioux Reservation. See INDIANS. Bill to fix rank (see bill H. R. 1789).

Sixty-second Pennsylvania Infantry Sills, Henry E.

Bill to pay bounty (see bill H. R. 7115). Papers referred in House 324.

Skaggs, Sydney L. Silsby, John, and others

Bill for relief (see bill S. 1268). Bill for relief (see bill S. 504).

Skinner, Charles R. (a Representative from New York) Silver Dollar. See COIN AND COINAGE.

Attended 8. Silver Certificates. See also CURRENCY.

Appointed teller 2059.

Leave of absence granted to 988. Bill to issue small denominations (see bill H. R. 7851).

Amendments ofiered by, to Simmons, Albert 1).

Post-Office appropriation bill 1545, 1576, 1598. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 7295).

Bills and joint resolutions introduced by Simonson, H. J., and others

Postmasters' claims: to amend act to adjust claims of (see bill Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 7630).

H. R. 8031) 939.

Post-office clerks: to regulate salaries of (see bill H. R. 7763) Simpson, Thomas

315. Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 1924).

Motions and resolutions offered by Sims, John

Tillson, Robert, and M. Boone: to withdraw their papers 2222. Bill for relief (see bill H. R. 2177).

Petitions and papers presented by, from Sims, William B.

Davis, Silas: for relief 1314. Petition to adjudicate claim 10

New York, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill Papers referred in House 101.

204, 299, 980, 1705.

Skinner-Continued.
Petitions and papers presented by, from
New York, citizens of: relative to purchase of Portage Lake

canals 1546, 1704.

to increase widows' pensions 980.
New York Produce Exchange: relative to purchase of Portage

Lake and Lake Superior Ship Canal 2276.
New York senate: favoring retirement of U. S. Grant 1822.

Shelmidine, Anna: to amend pension laws 1547.
Remarks by, on

District of Columbia liquor traffic 2057, 2058.
Letting of mail contracts 1765.
Post Office appropriation bill 1577, 1652, 2516, 2545.
Rent for third-class post-offices (Appendix 73).

Speedy delivery of letters (Appendix 76).
Reports made by, from
Committee on Post-Office and Post-Roads

Free-delivery system (bill H. R. 8248; REPORT 2603) 1822.
Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Skinner, T. G. (a Representative from North Carolina)

Attended 8.
Appointed conferee on bill for sale of Sac and Fox reservation

2324.
Appointed teller 1390.

Leave of absence granted to 2276.
Amendments offered by, to

River and harbor appropriation bill 2115.
Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Colbert, Elisha: for relief (see bill H. R. 754) 57.
Hill, Isaac S: for relief of estate (see bill H. R. 7.38) 253.

Pendleton, K. R: for relief (see bill H. R. 7546) 57.
Petitions and papers presented by, from

Colbert, Elisha: war claims 204.

Pendleton, K. R: war claim 204. Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES. Skipton Creek, Maryland

Report of engineers on survey of (H. R. Ex. Doc. 192) 1353. Slater, James H. (a Senator from Oregon)

Attended 10.
Appointed conferee on bill relative to supplies to Minnesota

Sioux Indians 2227.
Appointed conferee on bill relative to Umatilla Indian reserva-

tion 2127.
Appointed conferee on bill to forfeit Oregon Central · land grant

798.
Appointed on committee on conference 1448.
Appointed on Committee on Indian Affairs 51.
Appointed on committee to attend opening of New Orleans Ex-

position 233.

Excused from service on Committee on Fish and Fisheries 35. Amendments offered by, to

Deficiency appropriation bill 1871.

Interstate commerce: bill to regulate 330, 661, 662, 686. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Horses: to extend time for filing claims for those lost in military

service of United States (see bill S. 2465) 303.

Oregon: to create new land district in (see bill S. 2539) 649. Motions and resolutions offered by

Oregon Central Railroad land grant: to make special order of

bill to forfeit, adopted 233. Petitions and papers presented by, from

Oregon, citizens of: for improvement of mouth of Coquille River

19:29. Remarks by, on

Interstate commerce 661, 662, 686, 688, 689, 690, 694,753, 754,

755, 758.
Lost Lake and Mount Hood Improvement Company 352.
Oregon Central Railroad land grant 180, 476, 477.
Penny, Elijah W: increase of pension to 2067.
Public land laws 1520.
Texas Pacific Railroad land grant 1888.

Washington Territory: ports of delivery in 2130.
Reports made by, from
Committee on Pensions

Coffey, James (bill S. 513) 1017, 1036.
Cooper, Samuel Z. (REPORT 1385) 1930.
Donald, John O. (REPORT 937) 466.

Slater-Continued.
Reports made by, from
Committee on Pensions

Downes, Francis H. (REPORT 1087) 1017.
Hall, John (REPORT 1193) 1476.
McConnell, Mary E. (REPORT 1387) 1931.
Mellach, Anne S. (REPORT 935) 466.
Pitney, Byram (REPORT 1194) 1476.
Sams, Warren (REPORT 1384) 1930.
Smith, Anna M. (REPORT 936) 466.
Smith, Salinda E. (REPORT 1033) 847.
Strong, Maria L. (ŘEPORT 1386) 1930.

Ziefle, George (REPORT 992) 648.
Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Slater National Bank, Providence, R. I.

Bill to change name (see bill S. 2393). Sloan, William L.

Bill to pepsion (see bill H. R. 3681).
Slocum, Abby S.

Bill to pension (see bill S. 1427).
Slocum, Henry W. (a Representative from New York)

Attended 8.
Appointed teller 1757.

Leave of absence granted to 298.
Bills and joint resolutions introduced by
Army: authorizing attachment of additional lieutenants to (see

bill H. R. 8165) 1164.

to promote efficiency of staff (see bill H. R. 8213) 1755. Petitions and papers presented by, from New York, citizens of: for passage Mexican war pension bill

266, 299.

for ratification of Spanish treaty 465. Van Bokkelen, Charles A: relative to injustice of Government

of Hayti 715. Remarks by, on

Army Medical Museum building 1769.

Grant, Ulysses S: retirement of 1757-1760.
Reports made by, from
Committee on American Ship-building

American merchant marine (bill H. R. 8037; REPORT 2381) 987.
Committee on Military Affairs

Assistant chief signal officer (REPORT 2539) 1770.
Military Academy graduates (REPORT 2538) 1770.
Porter, Fitz-John: resolution requesting President to transmit

appeal of 962, 1038. Resolutions offered by

Porter, Fitz-John: that President be requested to transmit ap

peal of 833. Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES. Sluss, Eliza

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 3605). Small, Michael P.

Bill for relief (see bill S. 2399).

Bill for relief (see bills H. R. 7540, 7567).
Small, Priscilla J.

Bill to pension (see bill H. R. 2540).
Smalls, Robert (a Representative from South Carolina)

Attended 8.
Amendments offered by, to

River and harbor appropriation bill 2115.

Sundry-civil appropriation bill 2222. Bills and joint resolutions introduced by

Belcher, Ida P: for relief (see bill II. R. 7836) 448.
Remarks by, on

District of Columbia liquor traffic 2057.
Interstate commerce 316.

River and harbor appropriation bill 1396.
Votes of. See YEA AND NAY VOTES.
Smith, A. Herr (a Representative from Pennsylvania )

Attended 8.
Leave of absence granted to 1649.
Presented credentials of John A. Swope 445.

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