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S. 2383Requiring the use of domestic material in the construction and re- In relation to chaplains in the Army who served one year or more in pair of Government vessels, steam-boilers, and ordnance.

the war of the rebellion as officers or privates. Reported back with amendment 940.

Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Military Affairs S. 2369

11.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed (S. REPORT

1004) 743. Declaring certain Indians to be citizens of the United States. S. 2384—

Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 2. S. 2370

Granting a pension to Jeannette S. Kent.

Introduced by Mr. IIoar and referred io Committee on Pensions 11, Dividing the Pottawatomie reservation, in the Indian Territory, and

S. 2385authorizing patents to issue to the tribe of Absentee Shawnee and the Citizen band of Pottawatomie Indians.

For the relief of R. G. Huston & Co. Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 2. Introduced by Mr. Pendleton and referred to Committee on Claims 11. S. 2371–

S. 2386To hereafter prohibit distinctions being made in the military service Granting a pension to John I. Weir. of the United States against any class of American citizens.

Introduced by Mr. Harrison and referred to Committee on Pensions 11. Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Military Affairs 2. s. 2387– S. 2372–

For the relief of the sufferers by the wreck of the United States To enable officers of the Army who were promoted for gallant and steamer Tallapoosa.

distinguished services in the war of the rebellion to be retired Introduced by Mr. Hawley and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs 11.with the rank and full pay of the grade to which they were so

Reported back with amendment 717. promoted.

S. 2388_ Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Military Affairs 2.

For the protection and improvement of the harbor of New York. S. 2373—

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on

Commerce 11.-Reported back with amendments 1051. To facilitate promotions throughout the Army by retiring from ac

tive service, upon their own application, officers of the Army s. 2389— who served in the war of the rebellion.

For the relief of E. Remington & Sons. Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on 2.-Reported back adversely (S. R 1098) 1051.

Claims 11. S. 2374

S. 2390To authorize the lighting of the navigable rivers of the United States Granting an increase of pension to Joseph H. Potts. with electricity.

Introduced by Mr. Groome and referred to Committee on Pensions 33. Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Commerce.

S. 2391S. 2375—

To amend an act entitled "An act to amend the statutes in relation To authorize the increase of the capital stock of the Commercial Na- to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, and for other purtional Bank of Chicago.

poses,” approved June 10, 1880. Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Finance 2.-Re- Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Commerce 33.ported back 102.-Amended and passed Senate 136.--Referred to House

Passed Senate 229. Committee on Banking and Currency 250.-Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2624) 1968.-Debated and passed House 2087.-Examined and signed 2118,

S. 23922144.- Approved by President 2299.

To suspend the coinage of the silver dollar. S. 2376–

Introduced by Mr. McPherson and referred to Committee on Finance 33. For the relief of Joseph F. Wilson.

S. 2393Introduced by Mr. Logan 2.-Debated, amended, and passed Senate 269– 272.-Motion to reconsider 305, 322, 324.

To change the name of the Slater National Bank of North Provi.

dence, R. I. S. 2377–

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Finance 33.-ReGranting a pension to Emily L. Alvord.

ported back 175.- Passed Senate 233. --Passed House 104.-Examined and

signed 428, 428.-Approved by President 563. Introduced by Mr. Morrill and referred to Committee on Pensions 2.-Reported back adversely 1315.-Indefinitely postponed 2240 (see bill H. R.

S. 2394— 7659).

For the appointment of railway postal clerks, and for other purposes. S. 2378—

Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Post-Offices and To prevent the obstruction of navigable waters and to protect public

Post Roads 33. works against trespass or injury.

S. 2395Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Commerce 2. To amend section 823 of the Revised Statutes of the United States, 8. 2379–

touching certain fees in the United States courts. To authorize the transfer of one of the vessels of the Greely relief

Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Judiciary 33. expedition to the Treasury Department for a revenue-cutter, and S. 2396– the retention of the other two for use in the Navy.

For the relief of Bvt. Maj. Gen. William W. Averell, United States Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs 2.

· Army. Reported back, debaied, amended and passed Senate 561, 562.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on 8. 2380

Military Affairs 33. To resubmit the claims of Ira D. Warren, receiver of the New York S. 2397–

and Virginia Steamship Company, to the Court of Commissioners To define and supplement an act entitled "An act re-establishing the of Alabama Claims.

Court of Cominissioners of Alabama Claims, and for the distribuIntroduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Judiciary 2.

tion of the unappropriated moneys of the Geneva award," apS. 2381

proved June 5, 1882.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on To amend“

an act providing for two additional associate justices of Judiciary 33. the supreme court of the Territory of Dakota, one additional

S. 2398associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Washington, and for other purposes,”' approved July 4, 1884.

Granting a pension to Cyrus Reeser.

Introduced by Mr. Logan and referred to Committee on Pensions 33.-Ro. Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Judiciary 2.--Re- ported back (S. REPORT 1044) 817.—Passed Senate 1372.-Referred to House ported back with amendments 1017.

Committee on Invalid Pensions 1528.-Reported back 1656.-Passed

House 1661, 1663.-Examined and signed 1685, 1728.- Approved by Pres. S. 2382

ident 1945. To authorize Frank W. Hunt to erect and maintain a ferry across the s. 2399_

Missouri River at the military reservation of Fort Buford, Dakota For the relief of Maj. Michael P. Small.
Territory.

Introduced by Mr. Cameron, of Pennsylvania, and relerred to Committeo Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Commerce 11.

on Military Affairs 33.-Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1023) and Reported back with amendment 914.

indefinitely postponed 823.-Recommitted 1073.

S. 2400—

S. 2417Granting an increase of pension to Eliza Willson Thornburgh. To amend section 993 of the Revised Statutes relating to the District Introduced by Mr. Manderson, and referred to Committee on Pensions

of Columbia. 33.-Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1335) 1829.-Passed over in Sen- Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on District of Coate 2079.

lumbia 68. ---Reported back with amendment 328. - Amended and passed S. 2401

Sepate 348.

S. 2418_ For the relief of Joseph E. Moore. Introduced by Mr. McPherson and referred to Committee on Finance 33. To incorporate the Washington Central Railroad Company of the Dis

trict of Columbia. S. 2402

. Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on District of CoAuthorizing the Secretary of State to procure duplicates of certain lumbia 68. French and American medals.

S. 2419Introduced by Mr. Morrill and passed Senate 51.-Passed House 250.-- Ex. amined and signed 296, 299.- Approved by President 328.

For the relief of James Filor, William Curry, and William Pinckney.

Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Claims 68. S. 24034

S. 2420Limiting a portion of an act entitled "An act making appropria

tions for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June 30, To provide for the establishment of evening schools in the District of 1883, and for other purposes.”

Columbia. Introduced by Mr. Groome and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs 51.

Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on District of Co

lumbia 68.--Reported back 1072. 8. 2404

S. 2421-
Granting a pension to Ulysses S. Grant.

For the relief of John Snyder.
Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Pensions 51.-
Withdrawn 67.

Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Pensions 68.

Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 2225. S. 2405

S. 2422Granting a pension to E. D. Partridge.

For the erection of a statue to the memory of General La Fayette. Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Pensions 51.

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Library 102.S. 2406

Reported back with amendments 229.- Amended and passed Senate 327. To provide for an additional judge of the district court of the United S. 2423– States for the southern district of New York.

For the relief of Wilbur F. Hinman. Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Judiciary 51.

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Claims 102. S. 2407_

S. 2424To provide for the erection of a public building in the city of New For the relief of Benjamin F. Scribner and John W. Beaman. Orleans, La.

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Claims 102. Introduced by Mr. Gibson and referred to Committee on Public Buildings S. 2425and Grounds 51.

To amend section 3019 of the Revised Statutes, relating to drawS. 2408

back of duties on imported material when manufactured and To authorize and direct the Secretary of the Treasury to cede the exported.

abandoned marine hospital buildings and grounds at New Or- Introduced by Mr. Miller, of California, and referred to Committee on leans to the board of administrators of the Tulane University of

Finance 102. Louisiana.

S. 2426 Introduced by Mr. Gibson and referred to Committee on Commerce 51.

To empower the President to reappoint not more than two persons S. 2409

as first lieutenants in the Army. For the relief of H. W. Hubbard.

Introduced by Mr. Hawley and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

102.-S. 2495 reported as substitute (S. REPORT 994) 467. Introduced by Mr. Logan and referred to Committee on Post-Offices and Post-Roads 51.

S. 2427 S. 2410

Granting a pension to William Richardson. For the relief of the legal representatives of Francois Fournier.

Introduced by Mr. Camden and referred to Committee on Pensions 102. Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Private Land S. 2428— Claims 67.

Granting a pension to Margaret B. Harwood. S. 2411

Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Pensions 102,To revive and continue in force for one year eight months and five

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1174) 1315. days the act of Congress to confirm the term for the period of S. 2429– seventeen years from the date of its original grant of the patent For the relief of Moses M. Bane. of Thomas A. Weston, approved May 27, 1878.

Introduced by Mr. Logan and referred to Committee on Claims 102.-ReIntroduced by Mr. Platt and referred to Committee on Patents 68.

ported back adversely (S. REPORT 1146) and indefinitely postponed 1244. 8. 2412–

S. 2430 For the relief of Mrs. E. A. Benham, widow of Brevet Major-General

To amend section 2805 of the Revised Statutes of the United States Henry W. Benham, deceased.

so as to allow oaths to be administered by notaries public. Introduced by Mr. Platt and referred to Committee on Pensions 68.

Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on the Judiciary S. 2413

S. 2431For the relief of Edward S. Kearney.

For the relief of Miss Anna Ella Carroll. Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Judiciary 68.

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Claims, 134. S. 2414

S. 2432To amend an act entitled “ An act in relation to courts and judicial

To increase the appropriation for the erection of the public building officers in the Territory of Utah.”

at Minneapolis, Minn. Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Judiciary 68.

Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Public Build

ings and Grounds 134. S. 2415—

S. 2433— For an appropriation to promote the Colored People's World's Ex

For the relief of Thomas F. Purnell. position, to be holden at the city of Chicago, commencing on the first Monday of September, 1885.

Introduced by Mr. Maxey and referred to Committee on Judiciary 134. Introduced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Appropriations 68.

S. 24344 8. 2416—

To amend section 5 of the act entitled "An act to amend the stat.

utes in relation to immediate transportation of dutiable goods, For the relief of H. M. Jones.

and for other purposes," approved June 10, 1880. Introduced by Mr. Morgan and referred to Committee on Claims 68.

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Finance 175.

102.

1073.

bia 230.

S. 2435

S. 2451For the relief of the volunteers of the Fourth Regiment of Iowa In- For the protection of forests on the public domain. fantry.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on Age Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

riculture and Forestry 230.-Reported back 1930. 175.

S. 2452-
S. 2436-
To enable the President to accept invitations of foreign governments

Granting a pension to Mary M. J. Frank. to international exhibitions and to appoint commissioners

Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on Pensions 230.thereto, and for other purposes.

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1116) and indefinitely postponed Introduced by Committee on Foreign Relations 229. — Debated 717-719.- S. 2453—

Amended and passed Senate 745, 7-16. S. 2437–

To amend the act giving the approval and sanction of Congress to Granting a pension to Mrs. Mary Gordon.

the route and termini of the Anacostia and Potomac River Rail

road. Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Pensions 230.Reported back (S. REPORT 1236) 1613.-Passed Senate 2072.-Referred to Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on District of ColumHouse Committee on Invalid Pensiony 2223.-Reported back 2265. Passed House 2263, 2276.--Examined and signed 2321, 2327.--Approved s. 2454–

by President 2503. S. 2438

To provide for the enlargement of the Yosemite Valley and MariGranting a pension to Rachel Fleming Cellar.

posa Big Tree Grove grants. Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Pensions 230.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of California, and referred to Committee on Pub

lic Lands 230. S. 2439—

S. 2455Authorizing the Interstate Rapid Transit Railway Company to build a bridge across the Kansas River.

To repeal section 311 of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Commerce 230.

Introduced by Committee on Printing and passed Senate 268.

S. 2456-
S. 2440—
For the relief of Benjamin F. Fox.

For the relief of Mary F. Potts.
Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Claims 230.

Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Patents 268. S. 2441

S. 2457
To amend an act entitled “ An act to provide for the erection of a To change the name of the National Bank of Winona.

public building in the city of Peoria, in the State of Illinois," Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Finance 268. approved May 9, 1882.

S. 2458 Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds 230.--Reported back and passed Senate 1448, 1419.

For the relief of David L. Brainard and others, non-commissioned

officers and privates of the Greely expedition. S. 2442_

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs To increase the efficiency of the infantry branch of the Army.

268.-Reference changed to Committee on Military Affairs 540. Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Military s. 2459

Affairs 230. S. 2443—

Granting a pension to George W. De Motte. Granting an increase of pension to Polly Young.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 268. Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Pensions S. 2460230.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1215) 1477.--Passed Senate 2071.-Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2223.-Reported back 2266.

Granting a pension to George W. Schell. Passed House 2269, 2276.-Examined and signed 2324, 2327.- Approved

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 268. by President 2503.

S. 2461S. 24444

Granting a pension to Nancy A. Smith. Granting an increase of pension to General S. W. Price.

Introduced by Mr. Williams and referred to Committee on Pensions 268. Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Pensions 230.

S. 2462_ S. 2445

Giving a military record to James King. To regulate the letting of mail contracts.

Introduced by Mr. Williams and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Introduced by Mr. Hill and referred to Committee on Post-Offices and

268.--Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1568) and indefinitely postPost-Roads 230.

poned 2137. S. 24464

S. 2463— For the relief of William M. Keightley.

To authorize the suspension of the exercise of extraterritorial jurisIntroduced by Mr. Hill and referred to Committee on Post Offices and

diction in the territories of the Bey of Tunis, and to amend secPost-Roads 230.

tion 1427 of the Revised Statutes of the United States. S. 2447

Introduced by Committee on Foreign Relations, amended and passed Sen

ate 302. To remove the charge of desertion existing against Daniel Morris, late

S. 2464of Company F, Fortieth Regiment of New York State Volun

Granting an increase of pension to Hamilton Elliott. teers. Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

Introduced by Mr. Harrison and referred to Committee on Pensions 303. 230.--Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1123) and indefinitely post. S. 2465 poned 1193.

To extend the time for filing certain claims for compensation for S. 2448—

horses and other property lost in the military service of the For the relief of Sally C. Mulligan.

United States. Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Pensions 230.- Introduced by Mr. Slater and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Reported back (S. REPORT 1450) 2226.- Passed Senate 2238.-Referred to

303. House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265.

S. 2466% S. 2449—

To increase the pension of Mrs. Nannie Cushman. To provide for the distribution of the statutes of the United States

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on and the Congressional Record to designated incorporated bodies, Pensions 303.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 1072. institutions, and associations within the several States and Ter- s. 2467 — ritories.

To fix rates for the transmission of messages by telėgraph west of the Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Library 230.-Reported back and passed Senate 560.-Consideration in House objected

Missouri River not to exceed the average rates from the Misto 1262, 2435.

souri River east to the seaboard. S. 2450

Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Post Offices

and Post-Roads 303. To repeal the joint resolution approved June 14, 1878, authorizing

the purchase of such plate-iron and other material as may enter S. 2468 into the construction of steam-boilers for the Navy without ad

To fix passenger and freight rates on all railroads west of the Mis. vertising for bids to furnish the same.

souri River not to exceed the average rates charged by railroads Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Expenditure of

from the Missouri River east to the seaboard. Public Moneys 230.

Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Railroads 303.

326.

349.

S. 2469_

S. 2485To enable the Secretary of War to pay Rane C. Hutchison for serv- Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to compensate clerks and

ices rendered and expenses incurred in the military service of employés for extra work performed in the exchange of bonds in the United States.

the Department. Introduced by Mr. Lamar and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Introduced by Mr. Frye and referred to Committee on Appropriations 413. 303.

S. 2486-
S. 2470-
Providing for the establishment of a port of entry at Mount Desert

Granting a pension to William L. Clarke.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions (13.
Ferry, in the town of Hancock, in the State of Maine.
Introduced by Mr. Hale and referred to Committee on Commerce 326.-

S. 2487-
Reported back with amendment, amended, and passed Senate 744. To establish an additional land district in Dakota.
S. 2471–

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Public Lands To increase the pensions of widows and dependent relatives of de

413.-Reported back with amendment 622. ceased soldiers and sailors ; also to grant pensions to invalid and S. 2488— dependent soldiers and sailors who served three months during To remove the charge of desertion against William H. McBride, late the rebellion.

a private in Company F, Seventeenth Pennsylvania Cavalry. Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referrred to Committee on Pensions Introduced by Mr. Cameron of Pennsylvania, and referred to Committee

on Military Affairs 413.-Reported back, amended, and passed Senate 792. S. 2472

S. 2489For the relief of Van Vechten Tousey.

For the relief of Mrs. Moivere Tousey. Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Claims 326.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Claims 422. S. 2473—

S. 2490-
Granting a right of way to the Jamestown and Northern Railroad To create a revenue commission.

Company through the Devil's Lake Indian reservation, in the Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Finance 429.
Territory of Dakota.

S. 2491-Introduced by Committee on Indian Affairs and recommitted 348.

To amend section 2117 of the Revised Statutes, in relation to grazing S. 2474

live-stock on land occupied by Indian tribes or nations. Authorizing the Secretary of War to transfer the United States bar- Introduced by Mr. Maxey and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 429.

racks at Baton Rouge, La., to the Louisiana State University S. 2492—
and Agricultural and Mechanical College, at said place, for edu-
cational purposes.

To prevent the discharge from the military service of the United

States of graduates from the Military Academy, under the proIntroduced by Mr. Gibson and referred to Committee on Military Affairs visions of section 3 of chapter 181 of the Supplement to the Re348.

vised Statutes, and for the repeal of the said section. S. 2475

Introduced by Mr. Sheffield and referred to Committee on Military Affairs To authorize the building of a shell road from Baton Rouge, La., to 429.--Reported back with amendment 1017. the national cemetery near said city.

S. 2493— Introduced by Mr. Gibson and referred to Committee on Military Affairs, To repeal the statute of limitations on the allowance of pension ar

rears and to regulate proof in pension cases. S, 2476–

Introduced by Mr. Voorhees and referred to Committee on Pensions 429. For the relief of James Clifford.

S. 2494 Introduced by Mr. Walker and referred to Committee on Claims 349.

Providing for the relief of G. Alexander Ramsay. S. 2477

Introduced by Mr. Cockrell and referred to Committee on Claims 429. For the erection of a public building at Stillwater, Minn.

S. 2495– Introduced by Mr. Sabin and referred to Committee on Public Buildings For the relief of John Hollins McBlair. and Grounds 349.

Introduced by Committee on Military Affairs 467.
S. 2478—

S. 2496-
To remove the charge of desertion against John Dienst, late of the
Twenty-first Ohio Battery.

For the relief of John F. Riley.
Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

Introduced by Mr. Gorman and referred to Committee on Claims 467. 319.

S. 2497S. 24794

For the relief of John Daily. To repeal section 4419 of the Revised Statutes of the United States. Introduced by Mr. Sawyer and referred to Committee on Public Lands Introduced by Mr. Vest and referred to Committee on Commerce 349.

S. 2498— S. 2480

To establish an international copyright. For the relief of George Storrs.

Introduced by Mr. Hawley and referred to Committee on Judiciary 467. Introduced by Mr. Coke and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 349.

S. 2499– S. 2481–

Granting right of way to the Fremont, Elk Horn and Missouri ValFor the relief of Jonathan Cone and William K. Kelly.

ley Railroad Company across the Fort Robinson military reserIntroduced by Mr. Harris and referred to Committee on Patents 389.

vation, in the State of Nebraska.

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Military Af. S. 2482

fairs 467. To amend sections 1 and 2 of an act of Congress entitled "An act for s. 2500

the sale of timber lands in the States of California, Oregon, Ne- Granting an increase of pension to Mrs. Mary C. Ringgold. vada, and in Washington Territory," approved June 3, 1878.

Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Pensions 467. Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Public Lands 389.Reported back (S. REPORT 980) 622.

S. 2501S. 2483—

Granting a pension to Mrs. Sarah S. Sampson. To amend section 2347 of the Revised Statutes, relating to the entry

Introduced by Mr. Hale and referred to Committee on Pensions 467. of coal lands.

S. 2502— Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Public Lands

Granting a pension to Jesse C. Osgood. 389.--Reported back (S. REPORT 972) 560.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 467. 6. 2484—

S. 2503 Granting a pension to the widow of the late Commander S. Dana

For the relief of Charles E. Maris. Greene, United States Navy.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Pensions 389.- 467.-Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1241) and indefinitely postReported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 1315.

poned 1547.

467.

S. 2504

S. 2521To remove the charge of desertion against Miner Ellis.

For the relief of Mrs. Antonia B. Lynch, widow of Capt. Dominick Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Lynch, United States Navy, deceased. 467.

Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Pensions 563.8, 2505_

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1297) 1772. For the relief of certain laborers, workmen, and mechanics hereto- S. 2522–

fore and at present employed at the United States Naval Acad- To provide for the purchase of the two canals known as the Portage emy at Annapolis, Md.

Lake and River Improvement Company Canal and the Lake Introduced by Mr. Groome and referred to Committee on Appropriations Superior Ship-Canal Railway and Iron Company Canal, being 467.

the water communication across Keweenaw Point, Lake SupeS. 2506—

rior, from Keweenaw Bay to Lake Superior by way of Portage For the relief of Timothy McCormick.

River and Lake, in the State of Michigan. Introduced by Mr. Cockrell and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs

Introduced by Mr. Conger and referred to Committee on Commerce 622. 506.

S. 2523S. 2507

To increase pensions of widows, minor children, and dependent parTo amend the law concerning mechanics' liens in the District of ents from $8 to $12 per month, and providing that muster into Columbia.

service shall be prima facie evidence of soundness at enlistment. Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on District of Co- Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Pensions 622. lumbia 541.

S. 2524S. 2508_

Granting a pension to Harriet A. B. Corts. To regulate the letting of mail contracts.

Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Pensions 622.Introduced by Mr. Vasey and referred to Committee on Post-Ofices and Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 1477 (see bill H. R. Post-Roads 541.

8038). 5. 2509

S. 2525— To confirm titles to lands in certain cases.

For the relief of Ann Annis. Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Public Lands Introduced by Mr. Sawyer and referred to Committee on Military Affairs 511.- Reported back with amendments (S. REPORT 1026) 846. - Passed over in Senate 20%3.

S. 2526 S. 2510_

To increase the pensions of widows and minor children. For the relief of the Good Intent and other companies.

Introduced by Mr. Wilson and referred to Committee on Pensions 622. Introduced by Mr. Hawley and referred to Committee on Claims 511.

S. 2527S. 2511

Granting a pension to Robert Sheridan. Relating to claim agents and attorneys in pension cases.

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Pensions 622.Introduced by Mr. Allison, debated, and referred to Committee on Pen

Reported back (S. REPORT 1312) 1772.- Passed Senate 2075.-- Referred to sions 341-518.-Reported back 560.-Debated, amended, and passed Senate

House Committee on Invalid Pensions 22:23. ---Reported back 2265.1321, 132, 1325-1:330.--Referred to flouse Committee on Payment of Pen

Passed House 2268.-Examined and signed 2324, 2327.--Approved by Pressions, Bounty, and Back Pay 1428.-Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2020)

ident 2503, and debated 1510, 1816-1818, 1860.

S. 2528 S. 2512

For the relief of James McKinley. Touching the grade of commander in the Navy, and to correct an

Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Pensions 622. error in relation to an appointment therein.

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1444) and indefinitely postponed Introduced by Mr. Pike and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs 541. 8. 2513——

S. 2529_ To amend the law in relation to the registration of trade-marks.

For the relief of J. M. Lobban. Introduced by Mr. Pike and referred to Committee on Patents 541.

Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Finance 622.-Re

ported back (S. REPORT 1046), amended, and passed Senate 817. S. 2514—

S. 2530— Granting a pension to David T. Hoover.

To authorize an additional appointment on the retired-list of the Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Pensions 562.

Army.
Reported back (S. REPORT 1134) 1193.-Passed Senate 1373.-Referred to
House Committee on Invalid Pensions 1528. ---Reported back (H. R. RE-

Introduced by Mr. Edmunds 649.-Debated and passed Senate 684,685.PORT 2531) 1677.-Passed House 1978, 1986.-Examined and signed 2064,

Debated and passed House 2564-2568.--Examined and signed 2503, 2567,2085.- Approved by President 2299.

Approved by President 2503. S. 2515—

S. 25314

Granting an increase of pension to Sophia Brooke Taylor, For the relief of Lauman & Kemp.

Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Pensions 649. Introduced by Mr. McPherson and referred to Committee on Finance 562.

S. 2532S. 2516—

Granting an increase of pension to Prudence Bond. To allow a pension to George F. West.

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 649. Introduced by Mr. Cameron, of Wisconsin, and referred to Committee on Pensions 562.

S. 2533—

Granting a pension to Jesse Stewart. S. 2517

Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 649. Providin; for the distribution of certain copies of the Official Register of the United States.

S. 2534Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Printing 562.

To grant the right of way to the Pierre and Southeastern Railroad

Company across the Old Winnebago Indian reservation, in DaS. 2518

kota Territory. To prevent the introduction and diffusion of contagious and infectious

Introduced by Mr. Sabin and referred to Committee on Railroads 649. diseases in the United States, and to promote the general sanitary welfare of the people.

S. 2535Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Epidemic Dis

Granting a pension to Mrs. Julia Hartley. eases 562.

Introduced by Mr. Sabin and referred to Committee on Pensions 619.-ReS. 2519_

ported back adversely (S. Report 1012) 817.-Recommitted 878. To declare valid the titles to certain lands sold by the land officers S. 2536of the United States, and for other purposes.

To provide for the erection of a public building at Madison, Ind. Introduced by Mr. Sawyer and referred to Committee on Public Lands Introduced by Mr. Harrison and referred to Committee on Public Build563.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 846.

ings and Grounds 649. B. 2520

S. 2537For the relief of the heirs of colored soldiers who served in the war Making railroad corporations organized by acts of Congress subject of the rebellion.

to the control and legislation of the States and Territories Introduced by Mr. Cockrell and referred to Committee on Pensions 563.

through which such roads may be constructed. Reference changed to Committee on Military Affairs 744.

Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Railroads 619.

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