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S. 2538—

S. 2553—
Granting a pension to George T. Lloyd, late of Company I, Fortieth To grant an increase of pension to Frederick Beno.
Massachusetts Volunteers.

Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Pensions 745.
Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Pensions 649.-
Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1306) and indefinitely postponed

S. 2554 1772.

To equalize the pay of graduates of the Naval Academy. S. 2539

Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs

745. To create an additional land district in the State of Oregon. Introduced by Mr. Slater and referred to Committee on Public Lands 649.

S. 2555— S. 2540

Granting a pension to Van Buren Dorr. To provide for the expense and compensation of special messengers

Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Pensions 745. to be sent by the Secretary of State to the States respectively of s. 2556Iowa and Oregon for the certificates of the electoral vote of 1884

For the relief of settlers under the homestead laws. for President and Vice-President of the United States, in pursuance of the provisions of section 141 of the Revised Statūtes of

Introduced by Mr. Sabin and referred to Committee on Public Lands 745. the United States.

S. 2557 — Introduced by Committee on Appropriations, debated, and passed Senate For the relief of William Wolfe, of Shelbina, Shelby County, Mis682.

souri. S. 2541

Introduced by Mr. Cockrell and referred to Committee on Claims 745. Granting a pension to Margaret A. Blake.

S. 2558—
Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Pensions 683.
S. 2542—

For the relief of Theodore De Hou.

Introduced by Mr. Butler and referred to Committee on Claims 745. To amend an act entitled "An act for the erection of a public building at Quincy, Ill.,” approved May 9, 1882.

S. 2559— Introduced by Mr. Callom and referred to Committee on Public Buildings For the encouragement of the American merchant marine, and to and Grounds 683.-Reported back and passed Senate 1448, 1449.

promote postal and commercial relations with foreign countries. S. 2543

Introduced by Mr. Frye and referred to Committee on Commerce 793.For the relief of the heirs of Charles B. Smith, deceased, late a lieu

Reported back 911. tenant in the Fifth Iowa Cavalry.

S. 2560_ Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Military Af For the relief of the sufferers by the wreck of the United States fairs 683.- Řeported back and passed Senate 817.

steamer Ashuelot. $. 2544

Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Naval Affairs

793. To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to extend the time of pay

ment of installments to be paid by actual settlers of Omaha and S. 2561–

Otoe Indian lands, in the States of Nebraska and Kansas. Granting a pension to Sarah Ann Waters.
Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Pensions 793.

683.-Reported back with amendment 1193. S. 2545

S. 2562Allowing the widow of William H. Hunt, late minister to Russia, one

To establish a quarantined live-stock trail, and to regulate commerce year's salary.

between the States as to live-stock, Introduced by Mr. Hale and referred to Committee on Foreign Relations

Introduced by Mr. Coke and referred to Committee on Commerce 823. 717.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 914.

S. 2563S. 2546—

Granting a pension to Eliza Francesco. Granting a pension to Charlotte C. B. Hatch.

Introduced by Mr. Williams and referred to Committee on Pensions 848. Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Pensions

717.- Reported back (S. REPORT 1453) 2226.-- Passed Senate 2238.-Res2564ferred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265.-Reported back 2265.-Passed House 2268, 2276.-Examined and signed 2324, 2327.-Ap Relating to improved signal side-lights for sail-vessels under way in proved by President 2503.

the inland and lake waters. S. 2547–

Introduced by Mr. Bayard and referred to Committee on Commerce 848. Granting an increase of pension to Mrs. Frances L. Thomas, widow S. 2565— of Major-General George H. Thomas.

To change the limit of appropriation for the public building at Terre Introduced by Mr. Miller, of California, and referred to Committee on Pensions 717.-Reported back with amendment (S. REPORT 1169) 1815.

Haute, Ind. Debated and passed Senate 1374, 1376.-Referred to House Committee on Introduced by Mr. Voorhees and referred to Committee on Public BuildInvalid Pensions 1529.-Reported back 1656.-Passed House 1661, 1663,

ings and Grounds 848. 1665-1668.-Examined and signed 1770, 1773.- Approved by President 2083.

S. 2566S. 2548—

To provide for the sale of the United States court-house at Boston, To amend section 1000 of the Revised Statates of the United States.

Mass. Introduced by Mr. Bayard and referred to Committee on Judiciary 717.

Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Judiciary 848. S. 2549—

S. 2567Granting a pension to Isabella Higgins.

For the relief of Rachael J. Floyd. Introduced by Committee on Pensions (S. REPORT 1005) 743.-Passed Senate Introduced by Mr. Pike and referred to Committee on Pensions 877. ported back 1656.- Amended

and passed House 1663.–Senate concurs in S. 2568– House amendment 1728.-Examined and signed 1770, 1773.-Approved by President 2083.

Granting a pension to Mrs. Adeline E. Chadbourne.

Introduced by Mr. Pike and referred to Committee on Pensions 877.-ReS. 2550—

ported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 1477 (see bill H. R. To settle and adjust the claims of any State for expenses incurred by

7673). it in defense of the United States.

S. 2569 Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Claims 745.

Granting a pension to Mrs. Lydia S. Huggins. 6. 2551–

Introduced by Mr. McMillan and referred to Committee on Pensions 877.For the relief of George E. Moore, of the District of Columbia.

Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 2226 (see bill H. R.

838). Introduced by Mr. Saulsbury and referred to Committee on District of Co-S. 2570—

lumbi 745. - Reported back 996.-Amended and passed Senate 1019.Passed House 2053.-Examined and signed 2082, 2099.- Approved by Granting an increase of pension to Col. Samuel M. Thompson. President 2299.

Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Pensions 877. 6. 2552–

Reported back with amendment (S. REPORT 1064), amended, and passed For the relief of P. C. Davis.

Senate 940.-Referred to House Committee on Pensions 1037.-Reported

back (H.R. REPORT 2606) 1845.- Passed House 1982, 1986.--Examined and Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 745. signed 2064, 2085.-Approved by President 2299.

S. 2571

S. 2588— To authorize the Merchants’ National Bank of Little Rock, Ark., to For the relief of Mrs. Mary A. Bickerdyke, of San Francisco, Cal. change its name to the First National Bank of Little Rock.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of Calfornia and referred to Committee on Mili. Introduced by Mr. Garland, and referred to Committee on Finance 916.

tary Affairs 1018. Reported back with amendment, amended, and passed Senate 1547. S. 2589— S. 2572

For the relief of the Woonsocket National Bank, of Woonsocket, Authorizing the President of the United States to appoint Cadet R. I.

Engineer John U. Crygier an assistant engineer in the United Introduced by Mr. Chace and referred to Committee on Finance 1018.
States Navy, and for other purposes.

S. 2590—
Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on
Naval Affairs 916.

Granting a pension to Elizabeth G. Illsley.
S. 2573-

Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Pensions 2018. To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Saint Croix River S. 2591–

at the most accessible point between Prescott, Wis., and Taylor's To authorize the purchase of certain portraits to replace those preFalls, Minn.

sented by the French Government and destroyed in the burning Introduced by Mr. Sabin, and referred to Committee on Commerce 942.

of the Capitol in 1814. S. 2574

Introduced by Mr. Pendleton and referred to Committee on Library 1018. To authorize the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River

S. 2592– near the town or city of Thebes, in Alexander County, Illinois.

To provide for the sale of a part of the reservation of the WinneIntroduced by Mr. Harrison, and referred to Committee on Commerce 942.

bago tribe of Indians in the State of Nebraska, and for other

purposes. S. 2575–

Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs For the relief of Peter Collier.

1036.-Reported back with

amendments 1614.-Amended and passed Sen

ate 1777. Introduced by Mr. Voorhees, and referred to Committee on Finance 942.

S. 2593— S. 2576—

For the relief of certain officers of the Signal Service. Granting a pension to W. W. Dennis.

Introduced by Committee on Military Affairs (S. REPORT 1099) 1051. Introduced by Mr. Allison and referred to Committee on Pensions 942. S. 2594S. 2577—

To change the name of the Manufacturers' National Bank of New To authorize the printing of the eulogies delivered in Congress upon

York to the Manufacturers' National Bank of Brooklyn, N. Y. the late Henry B. Anthony.

Introduced by Mr. Lapham and referred to Committee on Finance 1052.

Reported back and passed Senate 1366.-Passed House 1800.-Examined Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Printing 942.Reported back and passed Senate 996.-Reported back and passed House

and signed 1821, 1828.- Approved by President 2083. 2427.-Examined and signed 2389, 2504.-Approved by President 2503. S. 2595S. 2578—

Granting a pension to Philip C. Enders. To prevent and punish crimes committed by means of explosive Introduced by Mr. Sawyer and referred to Committee on Pensions 1052. compounds.

S. 2596— Introduced by Mr. Edmunds and referred to Committee on Judiciary 981.

For the relief of Henry A. Paus. S. 2579—

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

1052 Granting a pension to Catharine S. Hewett. Introduced by Mr. Platt and referred to Committee on Pensions 996.

S. 2597– S. 2580—

Granting a pension to Dr. Delany Wiley. Allowing the widow of E. Runsay Wing, late minister to Ecuador, s. 2598–

Introduced by Mr. Harrison and referred to Committee on Pensions 1052. one year's salary. Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Foreign Relations

For the relief of Mrs. Lizzie D. Clarke, of New Orleans. 996.

Introduced by Mr. Beck and referred to Committee on Claims 1052.-ReS. 2581–

ported back (S. REPORT 1338) 1870. For the relief of C. M. Nittig.

S. 2599–
Introduced by Mr. Allison and referred to Committee on Pensions 996. For the relief of R. G. Ward.

Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on Military Affairs S. 2582—

1073. To create the office of assistant chief signal officer, and for other pur- s. 2600— poses.

For the relief of the Woonsocket National Bank, of Woonsocket, Introduced by Mr. Dawes and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

R. I. 996.

Introduced by Mr. Chace and referred to Committee on Finance 1079.-ReS. 2583—

ported back and passed Senate 1193.-Referred to House Committee on For the relief of Charles Murphy.

Ways and Means 1845.
Introduced by Mr. Miller, of California, and referred to Committee on s. 2601–
Claims 996.

To remove the political disabilities of George T. Sinclair, of Virginia. S. 2584

Introduced by Mr. Mahone and referred to Committee on Judiciary 1079. For the relief of Christian R. Pardum, Hervey E. Clark, John M. S. 2602— Lamb, and Julius C. Shainwald.

To exempt the Young Men's Christian Association of Washington, Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Military Affairs D. C., from the payınent of general taxes upon certain lands in 996.

Washington, D. C. S. 2585–

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on District of For the relief of James Albert Bonsack, of the State of Virginia.

Columbia 1079.
Introduced by Mr. Gorman and referred to Committee on Patents 996.- S. 2603—
Reported back (S. REPORT 1189) 1365.

For the relief of Andrew Burgess, John Hall, and William T. RoundS. 2586—

tree, of the District of Columbia. For the relief of Ira Haworth.

Introduced by Mr. Frye and referred to Committee on Claims 1079. Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Public Lands 996. S. 2604— S. 2587

For the relief of Russell Smith. Granting a pension to William H. H. Gilley.

Introduced by Mr. Allison and referred to Committee on Pensions 1146. Introduced by Committee on Pensions (S. REPORT 1074) 1017.-Passed S. 2605Senate 1872.--Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 1629,Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2533) 1657.-Passed House 1982, 1986.-Ex

Granting a pension to George G. Early. amined and signed 2064, 2086.- Approved by President 2299.

Introduced by Mr. Allison and referred to Committee on Pensions 1146.

S. 2606—

S. 2621Granting a pension to Lewis P. Howard.

To authorize the construction of bridges across the Great Kanawha Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Pensions 1146.

River below the falls, and to prescribe the dimensions of the

same. S. 2607—

Introduced by Committee on Commerce 1366.- Passed Sepate 1778.
Granting a pension to Mary B. Holmes.
Introduced by Mr. Sewell and referred to Committee on Pensions 1146.– 8. 2622—

Reported back (S. REPORT 1445) 2225.-Passed Senate 2238.-Referred to For the relief of the trustees, pastor, and congregation of the East
House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2223.-Reported back 2275.-
Passed House 2275, 2276.-Examined and signed 2324, 2325.-Approved

Washington Colored Methodist Episcopal Church of the Disby President 2503.

trict of Columbia. S. 2608—

Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on District of Colum

bia 1449. Granting an increase of pension to James M. Dickey.

S. 2623— Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Pensions 1146.

To remove the political disabilities of Alexander W. Stark, of VirS. 2609

ginia. To provide permanent reservations for the Indians in Northern Mon

Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Judiciary 1449.tana, and for other purposes.

Passed Senate 1870.- Passed House 1986.-Examined and signed 2064,

2085.-Approved by President 2135. Introduced by Committee on Indian Affairs 1193.-Passed Senate 1385, 1512.-Consideration in House objected to 2564.

S. 2624S. 2610

To appropriate money for the purchase of a steam-dredge to be used Granting a pension to Patrick Furlong.

in Government work on the coast of South Carolina, Georgia, Introduced by Committee on Pensions (S. REPORT 1140) 1193.-Passed Sen

and Florida. ate 1374.-Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 1529.-Re

Introduced by Mr. Butler and referred to Committee on Commerce 1449. ported back (H. R. REPORT 2530) 1656.-Passed House 1976, 1986.-Examined and signed 2061, 2085.--Approved by President 2299.

S. 2625S. 2611

To make appropriation for continuance of improvements to CharlesTo revive and amend the act of Congress of August 15, 1876, to en

ton Harbor. courage and promote telegraphic communications between Amer Introduced by Mr. Butler and referred to Committee on Commerce 1419. ica and Asia.

S. 2626Introduced by Mr. Morgan and referred to Committee on Foreign Relations 1193. --Reported back with amendments 1366.

For the relief of William E. Blunt. S. 2612

Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Post Offices and

Post-Roads 1495.-Reported back with amendments (S. REPORT 1340) Granting a pension to Ellen May Brown.

1870, Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Pensions 1245. S. 2627S. 2613—

For the relief of Elizabeth Fleming, Frances E. Robinson, and Mary

and Margaret Johnstone. For the relief of the Atlantic Works. Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Claims 1245.

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

Claims 1495.
S. 2614-

S. 2628
For the relief of Nathaniel McKay, George M. Clapp, George W. Relating to sales for taxes in the District of Columbia.

Lawrence, Snowden & Mason, and the executors of Donald Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to Committee on District of Co-
McKay.

lumbia 1495. Introduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Claims 1245.--Re- s. 2629ferred to Court of Claims 2247.

To amend the law concerning mechanics' liens in the District of S. 2615_

Columbia. To authorize medals commemorating the completion and dedication Introduced by Mr. Groome and referred to Committee on District of Coof the Washington Monument.

lumbia 1495. Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Finance 1280, S. 26301450.-Reported back with amendment, amended, and passed Senate 1477.

Granting a pension to Mrs. Ann Bailey. S. 2616—

Introduced by Mr. Cockrell and referred to Committee on Pensions 1495. To authorize the readjustment of the compensation of postmasters s. 2631–

at certain fourth-class post-offices. Introduced by Mr. Hill and referred to Committee on Post Offices and Post

To regulate the Hot Springs reservation, in the State of Arkansas. Roads 1280.

Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Public Lands

1512 S. 2617

S. 2632– To authorize the acquisition of certain parcels of real estate embraced in square No. 406 of the city of Washington, for the enlargement

Making appropriations for the construction, repair, and preservation of the Post-Office Department building and to provide accommo

of certain public works on rivers and harbors, and for other purdations for the city post-office.

poses. Introduced by Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds (S. REPORT Introduced by Mr. Morgan and referred to Committee on Commerce 1191) 1280.--Amended and passed Senate 1448, 1449.-Referred to House

1512. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds 2033.-Reported back with s. 2633— amendments (H. R. REPORT 2674) 2571.

To amend the act entitled “An act to provide for furnishing trusses S, 2618

to disabled soldiers," approved March 3, 1879. To authorize the readjustment of the compensation of postmasters

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Military at certain fourth-class post-offices.

Affairs 1525. Introduced by Mr.Coke and referred to Committee on Post-Offices and s. 2634–

Post-Roads 1316. S. 2619

Granting an increase of pension to Grace F. Edes. Granting a pension to Martha Hughes.

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Pensions 1525. Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Pensions S. 2635— 1316.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1454) 2226.-Passed Senate 2238.--Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265.-Reported back

To permit Thomas 0. Osborne, minister resident and consul-general 2265.Passed House 2269.-Examined and signed 2327.-Approved by

of the United States to Buenos Ayres, to receive a symbolic President 2503.

shield of the Argentine Republic. 6. 2620-

Introduced by Committee on Foreign Relations (S. REPORT 1236) and

passed Senate 1548. Granting a pension to Thomas H. Boaz.

Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Pensions s. 2636–
1316.--Reported back (S. REPORT 1452) 2226.-Passed Senate 2238.-Re-
ferred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265.---Reported back

Granting a pension to Laura M. Cheek. 2265.-Passed House 2268, 2276.-Examined and signed 2324, 2327.-Ap Introduced by Mr. Ingalls and referred to the Committee on Pensions proved by President 2503.

1548.

S. 2637—

S. 2653— To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to release a right of way For the relief of S. S. Webb & Co., for the use of William G. Ford. across lands of the United States at Carlisle, Pa.

Introduced by Mr. Harris and referred to Committee on Claims 1932.-ReIntroduced by Mr. Mitchell

and referred to Committee on Military Affairs ported back with amendment and referred to Court of Claims 2279. 1617.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1440) 2175.–Passed Senate 2299. S. 2654S. 2638—

Granting a pension to Charles F. Hildreth. For the relief of the legal representatives of Peter Lyle, deceased. Introdaced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Pensions 1932.-ReIntroduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Pensions 1617.

ported back (S. REPORT 1449) 2226.–Passed Senate 2238.-Referred to

House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265. S. 2639—

S. 2655To amend an act entitled "An act to authorize the purchase of a site and the erection of a suitable building for a post-office and other

To provide for protecting the interests of the United States in the

Potomac River Flats, in the District of Columbia. Government offices in the city of Scranton, Pa., and making an additional appropriation therefor.

Introduced by Committee on Judiciary (S. REPORT 1391) 2004. Introduced by Mr. Mitchell and referred to Committee on Public Buildings S. 2656– and Grounds 1617.

To refer the claims of the Eastern and Western bands of Cherokee S. 2640_

Indians to the Court of Claims. For the relief of the Greensburg Limestone Company, W. W. Lowe Introduced by Committee on Indian Affairs (S. REPORT 1392) 2004. & Co., and John L. Scanlon.

S. 2657– Introduced by Mr. Garland and referred to Committee on Claims 1706. Authorizing the construction of a bridge over the Mississippi River S. 2641–

at or near the city of Alton, in the State of Illinois, and for To authorize the several district courts to fill vacancies in the office

other purposes. of register in bankruptcy.

Introduced by Mr. Cullom and referred to Committee on Commerce 2027. Introduced by Mr. Pendleton and referred to Committee on Judiciary 1706. S. 2658– S. 2642

To authorize the proper accounting officers of the Treasury to settle

and pay the claim of the State of New York for expenses on acGranting lands to aid in the establishment of an endowment for sav count of volunteers and militia in said State called into the

ings, to promote thrift, and to assist the people to prepare them service of the United States during the war of 1812. selves from sinking into or remaining in the dangerous and de

Introduced by Committee on Claims (S. REPORT 1438) 2127. graded hand-to-mouth condition of absolute and direct dependence upon current wages.

S. 2659— Introduced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Education and La For the relief of Ellen May Brown, widow of Zachary T. Brown. bor 1706.

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to the Committee on Claims 2132. S. 2643

S. 2660 To relinquish to the city of Denver title to certain lots of land for Granting a pension to George Warmsley. the purposes of a public library.

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich and referred to Committee on Pensions 2132. Introduced by Mr. Hill and referred to Committee on Public Lands 1730.- S. 2661–

Reported back 1830. S. 2644

Granting a pension to Miss Gill.

Introduced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Pensions 2144.-ReIn relation to evidence to quiet titles.

ported back with amendment (S. REPORT 1474) 2226. ---Amended and Introduced by Mr. Frye and referred to Committee on Judiciary 1730.

passed Senate 2239.-Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions

2265.-Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2687) 2572. S. 2645

S. 2662To amend and re-enact section 4289 of the Revised Statutes, relative

Granting an increase of pension to Ella W. Thornton, widow of to the limitation of the liability of the owners of vessels.

Capt. James S. Thornton, late of the United States Navy. Introduced by Mr. Conger and referred to Committee on Commerce 1773. Introduced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Pensions 2144.

Reported back (S. REPORT 1447) 2226.-Passed Senate 2239.-Referred to S. 2646–

House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265. Granting a pension to Cecilia C. McKenna.

S. 2663Introduced by Mr. Voorhees and referred to Committee on Pensions 1773. To amend an act entitled "An act to aid in the construction of a S. 2647

railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pa

cific Ocean, and to secure to the Government the use of the same For the relief of Thomas Thacher.

for postal, military, and other purposes," approved July 1, 1862; Introduced by Mr. McPherson and referred to Committee on Claims 1773.

also to amend an act approved July 2, 1864, and also an act apS. 2648—

proved May 7, 1878, both in amendment of said first-mentioned To enable the President to negotiate for the purchase of portions of

act; and to provide for a settlement of claims growing out of the

issue of bonds to aid in the construction of certain of said railcertain Indian reservations.

roads, and to secure to the United States the payment of all inIntroduced by Committee on Indian Affairs 1829.-Amended and passed Senate 2062, 2063.

debtedness of certain of the companies herein

mentioned.

Introduced by Mr. Hoar and laid on table 2177.
S. 2649

S. 2664 -
To set apart the unsurveyed marsh lands at the mouths of the Saint
Clair River, known as the Saint Clair Flats, as a hunting and

Making an appropriation to preserve the works on the Mississippi fishing preserve for the people of the United States.

River and to continue the improvement of said river.

Introduced by Mr. Gibson and referred to Committee on Commerce 2197. Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Public Lands 1830.

S. 2665S. 2650—

Granting an increase of pension to Ann Atkinson. Making an appropriation for the improvement of the Missouri River

Introduced by Committee on Pensions (S. REPORT 1446) 2226.- Passed Sen. at or near Eastport, opposite Nebraska City.

ate 2239.-Referred to House Committee on Invalid Pensions 2265. Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Improvement s. 2666–

of the Mississippi River and Tributaries 1830.-Reported back 2279. S. 2651–

To provide for the printing of the report and proceedings of the com

mission to provide suitable ceremonies for the dedication of the To define the status and for the relief of the heirs or legal represent Washington Monument.

atives of certain recruits for the Fourteenth Kansas Cavalry Introduced by Committee on Printing, debated, amended, and passed Sen. Volunteers who were killed at Lawrence, Kans., August 2i, ate 2236, 2237.-Referred to House Committee on Printing 2265.-Passed 1863, by guerrillas.

House 2619.-Examined and signed 2389, 2504.

Approved by President

2503. Introduced by Mr. Plumb and referred to Committee on Military Affairs 1830.

S. 2667S. 2652

Making an appropriation for the improvement of the Missouri River

at or near Omaha, Nebr., and Council Bluffs, Iowa. For the protection of seamen.

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on ImproveIntroduced by Mr. Hoar and referred to Committee on Commerce 1932.

ment of Mississippi River 2281.-Reported back 2290.

S. 2668—
Granting a pension to John M. Milton.
Introduced by Mr. Blair and referred to Committee on Pensions 2281.-

Reported back (S. REPORT 1556) 2290.- Passed Senate 2480.-Passage in
House does not appear in Record.-Examined and signed 2501.--Approved

by President 2503.
S. 2669—
To authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue a duplicate cer-

tificate of deposit to the People's National Bank of Lawrence

burg, Ind. Introduced by Mr. Sherman and referred to Committee on Finance 2281.

Reported back (S. REPORT 1558) 2342.-Passed Senate 2457.

S. 2670—
To remove the political disabilities of John W. Nixon, of Geor-

gia.
Introduced by Mr. Colquitt and referred to Committee on Judiciary

2281. S. 2671To extend the patent of Royal E. House for improvements in electro

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

ents 2437.

SENATE JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

B. Res. 4

S. Res. 100 To provide for the settlement of accounts with the Mobile and Ohio Authorizing the printing of certain naval and military reports. Railroad Company.

Introduced by Mr. Miller, of California, and referred to Committee on Consideration in House objected to 1390, 1501.

Printing 131.—

Reported back with amendments, amended, and passed

Senate 268.- Passed House 2530.-Examined and signed 2484, 2567.-Ap8. Res. 13

proved by President 2503. To reappropriate and apply the amount appropriated by the act of S. Res. 101– Congress approved March 3, 1877, to pay certain Southern mail

In relation to the ceremonies to be authorized upon the completion contractors.

of the Washington Monument. Passed over in Senate 272, 350, 413, 430.

Introduced by Mr. Sherman and passed Senate 187.-Passed House 218.

Examined and signed 296, 299.--Approved by President 328. S. Res. 18—

S. Res. 102– Proposing an amendment to article 1, section 7, clause 2, of the To remove the political disabilities of H. Myers, of Florida.

Constitution of the United States, in relation to the veto power. Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Judiciary 268. Made special order 104.-Passed over in Senate 304, 1492, 1876.

S. Res. 103S. Res. 19

Making an appropriation for the improvement of Tampa Bay, Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Florida. Debated in Senate 850, 1322-1325.

Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Commerce 268.

S. Res. 104 S. Res. 32–

Providing for the printing

and distribution of the Descriptive CataProviding for the payment of laborers in Government employ for cer logue of Government Publications. tain holidays.

Introduced by Mr. Hawley and referred to Committee on Printing 269.Passed House 411.-Examined and signed 428, 430.-Approved by Presi Reported back with amendments, amended, and passed Senate 848.-Redent 513.

ferred to House Committee on Printing 1143.- Reported back and passed

House 1264.--Examined and signed 1316, 1338.- Approved by President 8. Res. 37

1462. Allowing the widow of General Jesse H. Moore, late consul at Cal- S. Res. 105– lao, Peru, one year's salary.

Providing for the transportation of the Government exhibit at New Indefinitely postponed 103.

Orleans to the proposed American exhibition to be held in LonS. Res. 44—

don in 1886. Directing the Public Printer to forward a copy of the Congressional

Introduced by Mr. Butler and referred to Committee on Foreign Relations

303. Record to each of the American legations abroad. Reported back with amendments, amended, and passed Senate 301.

S. Res. 106–

Declaring the action of the Secretary of the Navy in sending an exS. Res. 61

pedition to Nicaragua to be illegal. To authorize Lieut. Henry R. Lemly, United States Army, to accept Introduced by Mr. Vest 326, 389.

a position under the Government of the United States of Colom- s. Reg. 107– bia.

Tendering the thanks of Congress to the officers and men of the Passed over in Senate 435.

Greely relief expedition. S. Res. 67

Introduced by Mr. Voorhees and referred to the Committee on Naval AfIn relation to the claim made by Dr. John B. Read against the United

fairs 429. States for the alleged use of projectiles claimed as the invention S. Res. 108– of said Read, and by him alleged to have been used pursuant to

Authorizing the Secretary of War to assist in canceling the debt and a contract or arrangement between him and the War Depart

in enlarging and improving the grounds and collections of Washment, and for which no compensation has been made.

ington's headquarters in Morristown, N.J., and in securing suitPassed over in Senate 106.-Indefinitely postponed 2482 (see H. Res. 170).

able ground in which to gather the remains of Revolutionary S. Res. 92

soldiers there buried, and in erecting a monument over the same.

Introduced by Mr. Sewell and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Authorizing and requiring the Secretary of War to deliver to the 506.

Eighth New York Heavy Artillery Association the regimental s. Res. 109-
colors which belonged to said artillery, and which are now in
the custody of the Secretary of War.

Authorizing the loan of certain flags and bunting to the committee

on inauguration ceremonies. Passed Senate 331.---Amended and passed House 1531.---Senate concurs in House amendment 1525.-Examined and signed 1596, 1617.-Approved

Introduced by Mr. Harris and referred to Committee on Military Affairs by President 1945.

622.--Reported back with amendment, amended, and

passed Senate 1017.- Passed House 2247.--Examined and

signed 2243, 2261.- Approved S. Res. 98

by President 2299. Extending the time fixed for the joint commission appointed under s. Res. 110–

the sundry civil act, approved July 7, 1884, to submit their re Authorizing the printing of 2,500 extra copies of the annual report port.

of the health officer of the District of Columbia. Introduced by Mr. Allison and passed Senate 68.- Passed House 100. Introduced by Mr. Harris and referred to Committee on Printing 683. Examined and signed 132, 174.--Approved by President 328.

S. Res. 111S. Res. 99

Referring the controversy between the United States and Venezuela Directing copies of the official letter-books of the executive depart in respect to the awards of the mixed commission to the Presiment of the State of North Carolina to be furnished to said

dent. State. Introduced by Mr. Vance and referred to Committee on Military Affairs

Introduced by Mr. Sewell and referred to Committee on Foreign Relations

745.-Reported back with amendment (S. REPORT 1201) 1477.-- Passed over 134.-Reported back (S. REPORT 993) 648.

in Senate 1513. 1773.

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