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S. Res. 112

S. Res. 124– Providing for the sale of public documents.

To provide for printing the annual reports of the United States ComIntroduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Printing 745 mission of Fish and Fisheries. S. Res. 113–

Introduced by Mr. Manderson and referred to Committee on Printing 1706. In relation to certain lands in the Indian Territory acquired by the s. Res. 125_ United States from the Creek and Seminole Indians.

To provide for the expenses of the inauguration ceremonies on the 4th Introduced by Mr. Vest 721.-Debated, amended, and referred to Committee on Indian Affairs 913-947.

day of March, 1885.

Introduced by Mr. Allison and referred to Committee on Appropriations S. Res. 114

1730.-Reported back with amendment, amended, and passed Senate 1870. To provide for the printing the annual reports of the Smithsonian In- s. Res. 126–

stitution.
Introduced by Jr. Maxey and referred to Committee on Printing 981.-

Granting the right of way through Mail street, in New York city, to Reported back and passed Senate 1018.-Referred to House Committee

the Lleecker Street and Fulton Ferry Railroad Company. on Printing 1218.-Reported back and passed House 1968, 2530.--Examined Introduced by Mr. Miller, of New York, and referred to Committee on and signed 2484, 2567.--Approved by President 2503.

Public Buildings and Grounds 1773.-Reported back adversely and inS. Res. 115–

definitely postponed 2061. Providing for the supply of public documents to certain nations in S. Res. 127— the Indian Territory.

To authorize the printing of the reports of the Bureau of Ethnology. Introduced by Mr. Morgan and referred to Committee on Printing 1193. Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Printing 1830.-ReS. Res. 116%

ported back and passed Senare 2176.- Error in engrossment corrected

2227, 2277.-Recommitted 2277.---Reported back adversely and indefinitely Relating to the loan of tents to the association at Mobile, Ala., in postponed 2437. control of the interstate drill.

S. Res. 128– Introduced by Mr. Morgan and referred to Committee on Military Affairs 1193.

To authorize the printing of the reports of the Geological Survey. S. Res. 117–

Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Printing 1830.--Re

ported back and passed Senate 2176.--Error in engrossment corrected Referring the title of Mary A. Washington to property referred to in 2227, 2277.--Recommited 2277.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely the case in 94 United States Reports, page 716, to the Court

postponed 2437. of Claims.

S. Res. 129Introduced by Mr. Palmer and referred to Committee on Claims 1193. To authorize the printing of the reports of the Geological Survey. S. Res. 118–

Introduced by Mr. Call and referred to Committee on Printing 1831.-ReFor the relief of actual settlers on the lands of the late Sioux Indian

ported back and passed Senate 2176.-Error in engrossment corrected reservation, in Dakota.

2227, 2277.-Recommitted 2277.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely

postponed 2437. Introduced by Mr. Sabin and referred to Committee on Public Lands 1280.

S. Res. 130—
S. Res. 119-
Accepting the gift of William H. Vanderbilt and Julia Dent Grant,

Prohibiting the sale of lands between Waldo and Tampa Bay, Fla.,

under the grant to the State of Florida to aid in the construction wife of Ulysses S. Grant, to the United States of certain articles. Introduced by Committee on Library and passed Senate 1366.-Consider

of a line of railroad from Amelia Island to Tampa, Fla. ation in House objected to 2530.

Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck 1831. S. Res. 120—

S. Res. 131Authorizing the Secretary of War to loan arms to the Richland Vol Placing a portion of the Arlington estate, now owned by the United unteer Company, of Columbia, S. C.

States, under the control of the Commissioner of Agriculture. Introduced by Mr. Butler and referred to Committee on Military Affairs Introduced by Committee on Agriculture and Forestry 1930. 1449.

S. Res. 132-
S. Res. 121–
To authorize the return to the Government of Great Britain of the

Authorizing the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a subport of Arctic relief steamer Alert.

entry and a port of call at Port Angeles, Wash. Introduced by Committee on Foreign Relations (S. REPORT 1237) and

Introduced by Mr. Dolph and referred to Committee on Commerce 2027. passed Senate 1548.

S. Res. 133— 8. Res. 122–

Authorizing the President of the United States to grant permission Authorizing the Secretary of War to loan twelve hospital tents and to one or more officers of the Army to accept temporary service

outfits to the American Society of the Red Cross for use in New under the Government of Corea. Orleans.

Introduced by Committee on Military Affairs (S. REPORT 1443) 2175. Introduced by Mr. Jonas and passed Senate 1548.- Passed House 2533.-S. Res. 134— Examined and signed 2497.- Approved by President 2503.

Relative to the use of plants belonging to the public conservatories S. Res. 123

of the District of Columbia for inauguration ceremonies. Prohibiting railroad corporations selling, mortgaging, or pledging

Introduced by Mr. Voorhees and passed Senate 2197. lands donated by Congress, or offering so to do, when a bill for forfeiture is under consideration in either branch of Congress, or S. Res. 135– patents have not been issued for the same.

Requesting the President to enter into negotiations with foreign Introduced by Mr. Van Wyck and referred to Committee on Public Lands powers to secure an agreement for the free coinage of silver. 1548.

Introduced by Mr. Aldrich 2853.-Passed Senate 2483. XVI-14

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H. R. 27–

H. R. 1824 To amend an act entitled "An act to exclude the public lands in To declare forfeited certain lands granted to the State of Alabama,

Alabama from the operation of the laws relating to mineral &c., and to enforce the same by judicial proceedings. lands," approved March 3, 1883.

Committee discharged and bill laid on table (H. R. REPORT 2604) 1840. Reported back with amendments 560.

H. R. 188--E. R. 28

To declare a forfeiture of certain lands granted to the State of AlaFor the relief of A. K. Shepard.

bama, in aid of the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, and to Consideration in House objected to 2533.

enforce the same by judicial proceedings. 8. R. 48

Committee discharged and bill laid on table (H. R. REPORT 2604) 1840. Providing for the erection of a building to contain the records of H. R. 191

the library and museum of the Medical Department, United For the relief of L. S. Ensel.
States Army.

Referred to Senate Committee on Claims 10.
Debated, amended, and passed IIouse 1767-1770.-Referred to Senate Com
mittee on Public Buildings and Grounds 1791.-Reported back 2017.-H. R. 200—
Passed Senate 2177.--Examined and signed 2232, 2255.-Approved by
President 2569.

Granting a pension to Thomas Jeffries.
H. R. 75–

Reported back (S. REPORT 1458) 2225.-Passed Senate 275.-Examined and

signed 2497, 2368.--Approved by President 2569. For the relief of Edward Byrne.

H. R. 218Consideration in House objected to 583, 1001.

Amending section 4458 of the Revised Statutes, regulating the fees H. R. 78%

of inspectors' certificates issued to masters, engineers, pilots, and To provide for the retirement of Col. Henry J. Hunt as a major-gen

mates of steam-vessels.

Reported back adversely and laid on table 314. eral of the United States Army. Reported back (S. REPORT 1246) 648, 1565.—Passed Senate 2480.-Examined H. R. 252and signed 2500, 2569.

Granting a pension to Peter M. Hagler. 8. R. 100—

Passed House 1116, 1118.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 1192. For the relief of certain pre-emption and homestead settlers in Cali

H. R. 256
fornia.
Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 981) 622, 1315.

Granting a pension to Mary A. Land.
Reported back (S. REPORT 1415) 2061.-

Passed Senate 2080.--Examinedand H. R. 130—

signed 2181, 2208. - Approved by President 2409. To confirm a certain private land claim in the Territory of New Mex- 1. R. 257— ico.

For the relief of John P. Gregson. Consideration in House objected to 583, 767, 1091.

Reported back 914. H. R. 147-

H. R. 263For the reimbursement of Waterman Clift, of Mystic River, Connect For the relief of George F. Bicknell. icut, for property destroyed in the late war.

Reported back (S. REPORT 982) 467. Consideration in IIouse objected to 2532.

H. R. 275H. R. 149–

For the relief of Joseph F. Wilson.
For the relief of Maj. James Belger.

Passed House 1505, 1531.
Consideration in House objected to 1799.
H. R. 172——

H. R. 292

Repealing all lawsgranting public lands to certain railroad companies, Making an appropriation to build a road from the city of Marietta,

and to certain States for the benefit of said railroad companies, and Ga., to the national cemetery near that city.

declaring the right and interest of said railroad companies and Reported back with amendments (H. R. REPORT 2372) 987.

States in said lands forfeited, and also declaring said lands to be H. R. 179—

a part of the public domain, subject to homestead, pre-emption,

and sale as other public lands belonging to the United States, To declare forfeited certain lands granted to the State of Alabama to and for other purposes. aid in the construction of railroads, &c., and to enforce the same

Committee discharged and bill laid on table (H. R. REPORT 2604) 1840. by judicial proceedings. H. R. 8180, reported as substitute 1338.-Committee discharged and bill laid H. R. 297on table (H. R. REPORT 2604) 1840.

Granting a pension to Violet Calloway. H. R. 180

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1079) and indefinitely postponed 1017. To declare forfeited certain lands in the State of Michigan, granted H. R. 298–

to aid in the construction of railroads, and to enforce the same by judicial proceedings.

Granting a pension to Charlotta A. Welton. Consideration in House objected to 1014, 1045.

Amended and passed House 225, 227.-Referred to Senate Committee on

Pensions 238. H. R. 181–

H. R. 301To declare forfeited certain lands granted to aid in the construction

Granting a pension to Theodore Leveron. of a railroad in Oregon, and to enforce the same by judicial proceedings.

Passed House 383, 1978, 1986.

Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions Debated 103, 136-142, 175-182, 233, 426, 468-482.-- Amended and passed Senate 482. - Motion to reconsider withdrawn 563, 564.--House non-concurs in H. R. 320Senate amendments 766.-Conference appointed 798,811.-Conference report made and agreed to 922.-Examined and signed 933, 942.--Approved

Granting a pension to Kate Amann. by President 1172.

Reported back adversely (S. Report 1041) and indefinitely postponed 847.

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1448.

H. R. 348.

H. R. 483-
For the relief of Jesse K. Vawter, of Jennings County, Indiana. For the erection of a public building at Keokuk, Iowa.
Referred to Court of Claims 2248.

Amended and passed House 1531, 1537.-Referred to Senate Committee on

Public Buildings and Grounds 1547.-Reported back 1730.- Passed Sen-
H. R. 374

ate 1988.-Examined and signed 2064, 2086.--Approved by President 2158.
Granting a pension to William Boone.

H. R. 489_
Passed House 225, 377, 487.--Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 411. To extend the laws of the United States over certain unorganized
E. R. 383.

territory south of the State of Kansas.

Passed House 672.--Referred to Senate Committee on Territories 681.-
Granting a pension to Creet H. Dougherty.

Reference changed to Committee on Public Lands 1315.-Reported back
Passed House 970,979.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 982.-

Reported back (S. REPORT 1502) 2226.–Passed Senate 2477.-Examined H. R. 499–

and signed 2500, 2569.-Approved by President 2569.
H. R. 389—

Granting a pension to Mary A. Knawber.

Reported back (S. REPORT 1060) 940.- Passed Senate 1372.-Examined and
Granting a pension to John Boyle.

signed 1442, 1485.-Approved by President 1814.
Reported back (S. REPORT 1473) 2226.-- Passed Senate 2477.--Examined and H. R. 535–

signed 2497, 2567.-Approved by President 2569.
E. R. 391-

Granting a pension to Godfried Hang.

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2326) and laid on table 963.
Granting a pension to Daniel H. Ross.

Amended and passed House 226, 227.–Referred to Senate Committee on H. R. 540—

Pensions 238.-Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 2061. Granting a pension to Henry C. Williams.
E. R. 411-

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2275) and laid on table 765.
Granting a pension to Elizabeth Connor.

H. R. 542-
Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 10.-Reported back (S. RE-

Granting a pension to Samuel Hanson.
PORT 1523) 2279.-Passed Senate 2478.-Examined and signed 2500, 2569.-
Approved by President 2569.

Passed House 780, 790.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 799.
E. R. 417-

H. R. 552—
For the relief of William H. Hamlet.

Granting a pension to Lemuel J. Bennett.
H. R. 8257 reported as substitute 2033.

Passed House 971, 979.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 983.-

Reported back (S. REPORT 1549) 2279.-Passed Senate 2479.-Examined
E. R. 433—

and signed 2500, 2569.--Approved by President 2569.
To increase the pension of Simpson Harris.

H. R. 565-
Passed Senate 1369.-Examined and signed 1442, 1487.- Approved by Pres-

For the relief of Benjamin E. Rowdybush.
ident 1814.

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2458) and laid on table 12636
H. R. 435—

H. R. 577–
Granting a pension to Samuel W. Tracey.

To donate a cemetery site on the public lands to the city of Kirwin,
Passed House 598, 607.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 646. -

in the State of Kansas.
Reported back adversely (S. REPORT1117) and indefinitely postponed 1073. Passed House 1841. - Referred to Senate Committee on Public Lands 1840.-
H. R. 441-

Reported back 2004.--Passed Senate 2300.-Examined and signed 2342,

2402, 2568.- Approved by President 2569.
For the completion of a public building at Council Bluffs, Iowa. H. R. 593–
Amended and passed House 1260, 1961.-Referred to Senate Committee on
Public Buildings and Grounds 1945.-Reported back with amendment

To provide for the erection of a public building in the city of Lex-
2290.- Passed Senate 2328.-Examined and signed 2342, 2403.--Approved ington, Ky.
by President 2569.

Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2549) 1803.
E. R. 445—

H. R. 603—
To empower the Secretary of War to establish, under certain condi Granting a pension to Rachel Nickel.

tions, a horse-railway upon and over the island of Rock Island, Reported back 2265.-Amended and passed House 2273, 2276.-Referred to
and the bridges erected by the United States connecting the cities

Senate Committee on Pensions 2284.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1561)
of Davenport and Rock Island therewith.

2360.- Passed Senate 2480.-Examined and signed 2500, 2568.- Approved

by President 2569.
Reported back (S. REPORT 1389) 1772, 1931.-Passed Senate 2476.-Examined
and signed 2493, 2568.- Approved by President 2569.

H. R. 626—
H. R. 449-

For the relief of William J. May.

Referred to Court of Claims 2248.
To provide for the appraisement and sale of lots in the town of Peru,
Dubuque County, Iowa.

H. R. 652—
Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2374) 987.-Debated and passed House 1387, For the relief of Brannin, Summers & Co.

1388.-Referred to Senate Committee on Public Lands 1385.-Reported
back 2279.-Passed Senate 2384.-Examined and signed 2390, 2501.-Ap-

Referred to Senate Committee on Finance 10.-Reported back (S. REPORT

1027) 8-16.-Passed Senate 2383.-Examined and signed 2390, 2501. --Ap-
proved by President 2569.

proved by President 2569.
E. R. 452—

H. R. 653—
Granting a pension to Frederick Corfe.

For the relief of John B. Davis.
Reported back (S. REPORT 927) 348.---Passed Senate 420.-Examined and Passed House 1101.--Referred to Senate Committee on Claims 1192.- Passed
signed 430, 446.-Approved by President 638.

Senate 2458.-Examined and signed 2470, 2533.- Approved by President
E. R. 457-
Granting a pension to Elizabeth Davis.

H. R. 662-
Passed House 7788, 790.-- Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 798. Granting a pension to Mrs. Ann Sheffield.
H. R. 471-

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1195) and indefinitely postponed 1477.
For the relief of Adam Hine.

H. R. 677–
Referred to Court of Claims 2248.

For a public building at Monroe, La.
E. R. 477–

Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2691) 2572.

H. R. 684-
For the relief of George H. Wells.
Referred to Court of Claims 2247.

For the relief of Mrs. Eliza E. Hebert.

Debated 772-778.
H. R. 478

H. R. 688—
For the relief of Baldwin B. Shafer.

For the relief of George S. Hunt & Co.
Reported back adversely (H.R. REPORT 2236) and laid on table 579.

Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2434) 1056.
H. R, 481–

H. R. 689—
For the relief of John D. Bridges.

For the relief of Phinney and Jackson.
Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1276) and indefinitely postponed 1614. Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2447) 1263.

2569.

H. R. 690—

E. R. 847-
For the relief of Dudley Hall & Co.

For the relief of Francis B. Van Haesen.
Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2448) 1263.

Referred to Senate Committee on Public

Lands 10.-Reported back with

amendment 622.-Passed Senate 2243.--Examined and signed 2324, 2332.-
H. R. 691-

Approved by President 2569.
For the relief of William W. Thomas.

H. R. 851-
Amended and passed House 584, 595.-Referred to Senate Committee on
Finance 647.--Motion to reconsider 1056, 1071, 1260.-Referred to Senate

For the relief of the heirs of Mary Jane Veazie, deceased.
Committee on Finance 1254. ---Reported back 1477.-- Passed Senate 2475. Reported back with amendments (H. R. REPORT 2300) 766.-Debated,
Examined and signed 2497, 2567.-Approved by President 2569.

amended, and passed House 1538, 1539.-Referred to Senate Commit-
tee on Claims 1547.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1331)

1829.-Passed Senate
H. R. 707—

2244.-Examined and signed 2324, 2327, 2568.- Approved by President 2569.
To provide for the erection of a public building at the town of Honl- 1. R. 867—
ton, Me.

For the relief of the heirs of Horatio N. Spencer.
Consideration in House objected to 2152.

Referred to Court of Claims 2248.
H. R. 732—

H. R. 870—
Granting a pension to William Weddingfield.

To provide for the erection of a public building at Aberdeen, Miss.,
Reported back (S. REPORT 1255) 1613.-Passed Senate 2072.-Examined and
signed 2126,2147.-Approved by President 2409.

for use as a post-office, United States court, and for United States

internal-revenue officials, and for other Government purposes.
H.R. 734–

Amended and passed House 1642, 1751, 1752.-Referred to Senate Commit-
For the relief of Orville Horwitz, assignee in trust of C. D. De Ford tee on Public Buildings and Grounds 1750.-Reported back 2225.-Passed
& Co.

Senate 2290.-Examined and signed 2323, 2327, 2569.-Approved by Presi-

dent 2569.
Reported back with amendments (H. R. REPORT 2497) 1264.

H. R. 891-
A. R. 736—

Granting a pension to Robert J. Ebberman,
For the relief of James Hooper.

Reported back (S. REPORT 1426) 2061.--Passed Senate 2081.-Examined and
Passed House 678, 680.-Referred to Senate Committee on Judiciary 693.-

signed 2184, 2208.-Approved by President 2409.
Reported back adversely and indefinitely postponed 914.

H. R. 904–
H. R. 737—

For the relief J. J. Gideon.
For the relief of Juliet Leef, widow, and the heirs of Henry Leef, H. R. 8257 reported as substitute 2033.

deceased, owner of the bark Mary Teresa, illegally seized by 2. R. 919–

Alexander H. Tyler, consul of the United States at Bahia, Brazil.
Amended and passed House 1103, 1104.-
Referred to Senate Committee on

For the relief of Edward S. Armstrong.
Foreign Relations 1192.-Reference changed to Committee on Claims Reported back with amendment (H. R. REPORT 2649) 2571.
1365.- Reported back (S. REPORT 1388) 1931.- Motion to consider with-
drawn 2223.

H. R. 930—
H. R. 740—

Granting a pension to Geriah Collins.
For the relief of Daniel S. Loy.

Placed on Calendar (S. REPORT 945) 467.—Recommitted to Senate Conimit-

tee on Pensions 1073.
Reported back with amendments (H. R. REPORT 2239) 579.

H. R. 944-
H, R. 745—

Granting a pension to Joel E. Cady.
To provide for the ascertainment of claims of American citizens for

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2327) and laid on table 963.
spoliations committed by the French prior to the 31st day of
July, 1801.

E. R. 945-
Laid aside 696 (see bill S. 1820).

Granting a pension to Daniel Cornwell.
H. R. 754—

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2402) and laid on table 1055.
For the relief of Nathan Y. Dunphe, of Bridgewater, in the State of

E. R. 948—
Massachusetts.

For the relief of John M. Dorsey and William F. Shepard.
Amended and passed House 577.-Referred to Senate Committee on Claims

Passed House 583, 595.-Referred to Senate Committee on Claims 647.-Re-
621.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1053) 877.-Passed Senate 2458.-Ex ported back (S. REPORT 1147) 1244.--Passed Senate 2244.-Examined and
amined and signed 2466, 2529.--Approved by President 2569.

signed 2324, 2327, 2568.--Approved by President 2569.
8. R. 760__

H. R. 964—
Granting an additional pension to Watson S. Bentley.

For the relief of Rachael J. Floyd.
Reported back (S. REPORT 1021) 744.- Passed Senate 1372.-Examined and Reported back with amendment (H. R. REPORT 2355) 963.
signed 1442, 1485.- Approved by President 1814.

E. R. 988-
H. R. 764—
Granting a pension to Honora McCarthy.

To increase the pension of Anne S. Mellach.

Reported back adversely (H. R, REPORT 2471) and laid on table 1263.
Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2282) and laid on table 765.
H. R. 765—.

E. R. 996-
For the relief of Emily Agnel.

For the erection of a public building at Camden, N. J.
Passed House 972, 979.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 982. Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2658) 2571.

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1232) and indefinitely postponed H. R. 1000–

1477.
H. R. 769–

For the relief of Myra Clark Gaines.

Reported back adversely (S. REPORT 1068) and indefinitely postponed 981.
For the relief of William R. Boag.
H.R. 8257 reported as substitute 2033,

H. R. 1004-

Relative to the Chinese indemnity fund.
H. R. 796-

Debated, amended, and passed House 713, 714.-Referred to Senate Com-
To increase the pension of Peter Lennon.

mittee on Foreign Relations 723, 848.-Reported back (S. REPORT 1190)
Recommitted 1791.

1366.-Motion to reconsider 798,811.-Passed Senate 2476. - Examined

and signed 2497, 2567.--Approved by President 2569,
H. R. 814–

H. R. 1013-
Amending section 4414 of the Revised Statutes, fixing the compensa-
tion of inspectors of hulls and boilers in the several districts of

For the erection of a public building at Troy, N. Y.
the United States.

Debated, amended,

and passed House 1296, 1297.-Referred to Senate Com-

mittee on Public Buildings and Grounds 1325.--Reported back and passed
Reported back adversely and laid on table 314.

Senate 1448, 1449.--Examined and signed 1495, 1500.--Approved by Presi-
H. R. 834–

dent 1814.
For the relief of certain settlers on swamp lands in Minnesota.

H. R. 1016-
Reported back (H. R. REPORT 2373) 987.

For the relief of William W. Bush.
H, R. 838—

Reported back adversely (H. R. REPORT 2553) 1803.
Granting a pension to Mrs. Lydia S. Huggins.

H. R. 1017-
Passed House 978,979.-Referred to Senate Committee on Pensions 982.-

Relative to the Inspector-General's Department of the Army,
Reported back (S. REPORT 1499) 2226.--Passed Senate 2477.-Examined Passed Senate 849.-Examined and signed 906, 916.--Engrossment corrected
and signed 2499, 2554, 2569.--Approved by President 2569.

1041, 1070, 1076, 1087.

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