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William C. Kise 2746

No. 2484— for the relief of Elizabeth

Zluhan 2746

No. 2486— granting a pension to Wash-
ington Frisbee. 2746

No. 2486 — granting a pension to Maria

Clark 2746

No. 2487 — granting a pension to Eliza-
beth Black 2746

resolution sabmitted by —
calling for the nameb of all the news-
papers authorized to publish laws of tbe
United Slates— [March 20, 1872] ...1882

reports made by..... 148,

414, 487, 466, 467, 2747, 2830

incidental remarkd by 148, 465,

466, 467, 1217, 1288, 1278, 1776,
1807, 2006, 2077, 2111, 2187, 2669,
2716, 2760, 2761, 2880, 8886, 8880,
8889, 8848, 8848, 8974, 8976, 4022
remarks on the bill fixing the time from
which pensions shall commence, kc. , 56,

414, 437

on the apportionment bill. 112

on the bill relating to wages and hours of

labor 226,267

on the bill granting a pension to Phcebe

Haskell 488,489,440

on the order of business 440i

1889, 2718, 8984
on the bill granting a pension to Ann G.

Barker 466, 467

on the bill granting a pension to Nancy

Anne Spurgeon 467

on the bill granting a pension to Martha

B. Williams.. ..467, 468, 469

on the billioreimbanie William and Mary
College for property destroyed, 1194, 1381
on the deficiency bill (U. H. No. 1664),
1218, 1221, 1246
on the St. Croix and Lake Superior rail-
road bill 1274, 1276,

1276, 1306, 1308, 1832, 1691, 1699

on the Pusi Office appropriation bill, 1612,

1613, 1668, 1847, 8677, 8678, 8680

on the bill to facilitate commerce between

the United States and China^ 1866

on the Chicago relief bill 1870,

1871,1872,1878
on the Baltimore and Potomac railroad

bill 2006, 2007, 2008, 2049

on the bill relating to the Central Pacific

Railroad Company 2697, 2798

on Texas Pacific railroad bill, 2890, 2891

on the tariff and tax bill.. 8000,

8208, 8209, 8218, 3216,

8811, 8312, 8669, 8671

tin the bill to amend the laws relating to

pensions 8886,

8887,8391,8892,8898

personal and explanatory in reference to

the presidential nominations, 8879,8889

on the civil appropriation bill 8782,

8788,8786

on the'(^ bf the Honse.» .....8860,

8862,8858,8864,8866



Speer, Thomas J., a Representative from

Georgia 8

petitions presented by 157, 860, 694,

837, 976. 1004, 1084, 1061, 1160,
1176, 1196, 1224, 1258, 1846, 1410,
1486, 1565, 1628, 1699, 1728, 1879,
2817, 2866, 2427, 2621, 2830, 8814
bills introduced by —

No. 627 — to remove the disabilities of
certain parties laboring under disabil-
ities imposed by the fourteenth amend-
ment in the State of Georgia 67

No. 1822 — to relieve certain citizens of

Georgia from political disabilities... 684

No. 1426 — to relieve certain citizens of

Georgia from their political disabil

iiies .988

No. 1449 — to remove the political dis-
abilities of William Ezzard, of Fulton
county; David J. Bailey, of Spalding
county, and Philip M. Russell, of

Chatham county, Georgia 969

No. 1857 — to relieve certain citizens of
Georgia therein named from their

political disabilities ....1428

No. 2971 — for the removal of the political
disabilities of Lawrence J. Gartrell, of

Fulton county, Georgia 4204

incidental remarks by » 42,

48, 101, 201, 217, 872, 604, 684, 888,
849, 864, 866, 1117, 1149, 1194, 1196.
1278, 1279, 1428, 1664, 1728, 1873,
1908, 1909, 1958, 1961, 2006, 2271, 2278,
2317, 2840, 2460, 2594, 2671, 3089, 8222,
3386, 8339, 3842, 8382, 3389, 3469, 3532
remarks on the resolution to draw for

seats 884, 885

on the order of business 983, 1721,

1885, 2076, 2400, 3668, 8671, 4091, 4132

on the deficiency bill (H. R. No. 1664),

8093,8096,8097

on the call of the House ^ 3861

persbniJ and explanatory 4024

on the civil appropriation bill 4466

on the civil service reform — see Appendix.
Speirs, William W., bill (H. R. No. 711) for
the relief of, late assistant sureeon United
States Army— [By Mr. Kerr. J
referred, 197.
Spencer, Charles and Henry W.^ bill (S. No.
687) for the relief of.
received from Senate. 2802; referred, 8148 ;
reported and passed, 3844 ; enrolled, 8882.
Spencer, Samuel B., bill (U. R. No. 962) for
the relief of, of Atlanta, Georgia— [By
Mr. Mclntyre.]
referred, 898.
Spencer, Thomas F., bill (H. R. 1274) for the
relief of, of Indiana— [By Mr. Holman.]
referred. 681 ; reported, 1686 ; passed, 2276;
passed Senate, 4202; enrolled, 4818;
approved, 4469.
Spicer. Asher A., bill (H. R. No. 678) for the
relief of— [By Mr. StoaghU)n.],
referred, 68.
Spirits, bill (H. R. No. 1249) to repeal all
laws of the United States imposing a tax
upon, made exclusively of grapes, apjples,
peaches, and other fruits— [By Mr. Hand-
referred, 680.

resolution in reference to the exportation of,
and whisky — [By Mr. flay, February
12, 1872.]
agreed to, 972.
bill (U. R. No. 463) to amend sections sixty-
one and sixty- three of an act imposing
taxes on distilled, and tobacco, approved
July 20, 1868— [By Mr Arthur.]
referred, 29.
bill (H. R. No. 699) to remit the internal
revenue tax upon fivehundred and forty-
nine barrels, containing twenty-three
thousand four hundred and sixty six
gallons, destroyed by fire while in bond
in a distillery warehouse on the 24th
of June, 1869, in the oounty of Harri-
iOQ— [By Mr. Arthur J
referredf 197.



Spirits — Continued.
bill (H. R. No. 970) to repeal all laws
requiring a tax to be assessed and col-
lected on distilleries, and manufactured
tobacco — [By Mr. Garrett]
referred, 894.
bill (H. R. No. 1662) for the remission of
taxes on certain, destroyed by the great
fire at Chioago — [By Mr. Burchard.]
reported, 1161 ; discussed, 1161 ; passed.
1168.
bill (H. R. No. 1834) amending the act
imposing taxes on, and tobacco — [By
Mr. Foster, of Michigan.]
referred, 1399.
bill (3. No. 881) to provide for the abate-
ment or repay inent of taxes on, in bond
destroyed by casualty,
received from Senate, 2400; referred,
2686; reported and discussed, 8148;
psssed with amendment, 8149 ; confer-
ence, 8899, 8668; conference report,
8671; agreed to by House, 8671; by
Senate, 8696; enrolled, 8776.
bill (H. R. No. 2846) to amend an act im-
posing taxes on, and tobacco, approved
July 20, 1868— [By Mr. Ely.]
referred, 2653.
Spoliations, bill (H. R. No. 1891) to provide
for the satisfaction of claims due to cer-
tain American ciiixens for, committed
on their commerce prior to the year
1800— [By Mr. Lynch.]
referred, 829.

bill (H. H. No. 884) to provide for the ad-
justment and satisfaction of claims of
American citizens for, committed by
the French prior to the 8l8t day of
July, 1801— [By Mr. L. Myers.]
reported, 8666 ; postponed until Decem-
ber, 8666.
Spring, Harriet, bill (S. No. 906) for the relief
of, the heir of Captain Williams Barker,
deceased,
received from Senate, 8093 ; referred, 8148 ;
reporitd, 8844; return requested, 8882;
returned, 8982 ; read, 4208,4327 ; passed,
4461; enrolled, 4458.
Sprague, William P., a Representative from

Ohio 8

petitions presented by..... 24, 67, 810,

860, 400, 763, 837, 886, 1090, 1264,
1814, 2067, 2183, 2848, 2669, 2941, 8098
bills introduced by —
No. 682 — in relation tp the pension of

Mrs. Anne Je£fries.....« 67

No. 688— for the relief of Isaac B. Kin-

kead 67

No. 966— granting a pension to Sarah
Bvans, mother of L. G. Evans, late
sergeant company K, twenty-first Uni-
ted Slates infantry......... 894

No. 1700— for the relief of Battelle k

Evans 1211

No. 2672— granting a pension to Hermann

Ehle. ....^...2850

report made by........ 2860

incidental remarks by ...*... 2860

remarks on the Baltimore and Potomac

railroad bilL ...« 2076

Spurok & Spier, bill (H. R. No. 2793) for the
relief of, of Peoria, Hlinoisr— £ By Mr.
Stronc.]
reportedand passed, 8680.
Spurgeon^ Nancy Ann, bill (H. R. No. 116)
granting a pension to» widow of Josiah
Suurceon, of Lewis county, Miaaouri — [By
Mr. Blair, of Missouri.]
reported and passed, 467.
remarks by—

Mr. Blair, of Missouri. ..467

Mr. Qarfield, of Ohio...«..«....».....'.467

Mr. Moore «. 467

Mr. Speer, of Penn^flvftnia. 467

Stables, resolution for clearing away the, and
other nuisanees thatanrrouad tke Capi*
tol^rBy Mr. Famawortb, Fabraaiy SI.
187J1.1

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Staff, bill (H. R. No. 495) to reorganize ike,
of the Army— [By Mr. Williams, of New
York.]
referred, 66.
Staff corps of the Army, resolntioti ia regard
to the reorganization of the — [By Mr.
GoghUn, February 21, 1872.]
agreed to, 1160.
Stafford, Henry H., bill (H. R. No. 2824) for
the relief of, late receiver of public
mon«>y8 at Marquette, Michigan — [By
Mr. Sutherland.]
referred, 8649.
Stafford, Sarah a, bill (S. No. 1060) for the
relief of.«
received from Senate, 4174 ; passed, 4827 ;
enrolled, 4485
Stafford, William M.;bill (e. R. No. 2088) for
the relief of, late acting district attorney
for Montana Territory — [By Mr. Foster, of
Ohio.]
reported and passed, 1810; passed Senate,
4202; enrolled, 4818; approved, 4460.
Stamp tax, bill-(H. H. No. 1229) to repeal
so much or the internal revenue act
as imposes a, upon sirups, fruits, and
vegetables— [By Mr. Dneil.]
referred, 680.
Stamps, bill (H. B. No. 640) to repeal the
several sections of the internal revenue
act requiring written instruments to be
stamped— [By Mr. Duell.]
referred, 195.

bill (H. R. No. 2215) to authorize the Post-
master General to credit the postmas-
ters in the States lately in rebellion
with the, and stamped envelopes taken
from them by paramount force, or lost
or destroyed without the fault of tbe
said postmaster, and to refund any
money since paid for tbe same so taken,
lost, or destroyed— [By Mr, Harris, of
Virginia. ]
referred, 2269.
Stanbery, Major Howard, bill (H. R. No.
1169) for the relief of Helen M. Stanbery,
widow of, deceased— [By Mr. Averiil.]
referred, 500.
Siandefer, G. W., bill (H. R. No. 1777) for
the reliff of— ^[B? Mr. Stooghtoa.]
reported and pasned, 1884.
Staue, Mary J., bill (H. H. No. 704) direct-
ing the Secretary of the Interior to place
the name of, upon the pension -roll, and
to pay her a pension — [By Mr. Garrett]
referred, 197.
Staosifer, Simeon, bill (H. R. No. 2888) for
the relief ot^— [By Mr Holman.]
reported and pansed. 8887 ; passed Senate,
4202; enrolled, 4818; approved, 4460.
Stark weather^ Henry H., a Representative from

• Connecticut... 8

petitions presented by 683,

886, 1814, 1846, 1555, 2458, 2941
bills introduced by —

No. 910 — to incorporate the Southern

Express Company 392

No. 911 — to regulate the admission of
pupiU into the Columbia Institution for

tbe Deaf and Dumb 392

No. 912— fur the relief of Charles H. Mal-

lory & Co 892

No. 918 — for the payment of Richard M.
Grteu for the use of his patent by the

Government 392

No. 1074 — to provide for the survey of the
harbor and river at Washington, Dis-
trict of Columbia .....479

No. 1088— relating to the Reform School

of the District of Columbia 497

No. 1084— to confirm the action of the
authorities of the District of Columbia
in designaiinc a depot site for the Bal-
timore and Potomac Railroad Com-
pany 497

No. 1222 — for tbe improvement of the

Thames river, Connecticut 679

No. 1228 — for the improvement of the
harbor of Norwalk, Connecticut.. «..679



Starkweather, Henry H., a Representative from

Connecticut — Continued,
bills introduced by —

No. 1898 — for the promotion of iron ship
boildini^in the United States.: 848

No. 1430— for the improvement of the
harbor of Stonington, Connecticut^ 969

No. 1552 — in relation to the const ruci ion
of a new jail for the District of Colum-
bia 1087

No. 1874 — for the relief of the officers
and crew of the United States ship
Wyoming 1578

No. 2050— for the relief of J. H. Under-
bill 1896

No. 2057^-10 confirm the action of the
boards of aldermen and common coun-
cil of the city of Washington, desig
nating a depot site for the Baltimore
and Potomac Railroad Company, 1901

No. 2187 — to confirm the action of the
boards of aldermen and common coun-
cil of the city of Washington, desig-
natioflr a depot site for the Baltimore
and Potomac Railroad Company, 2076

No. 2205— for the relief of the officers
and crew of the United States steamer
Kearsarge 2209

No. 2332 — to fix the salary of members
of the Board of Health 2586

No. 2338— to aid in maintaining fire depart-
ment of the District of Columbia. 2588

No. 2869— for the relief of Martin Free
man 3800

No. 2870 — to authorize the President to
appoint Frederick E. Upton, of Bath,
Maine, a master in the Navy of the
United Slates 3801

No. 2882— relating to the supreme court

of the District of Columbia.. 3826

resolutions submitted hy —

to draw for seats — [December 5, 1871], 23

calling for a statement in reference to the
public grounds in Washington city —

[April 8, 1872] 2271

reports made bv : 47G,

479, 1087, 1895, 1896, 1901, 2586,
2588, 2589, 8800, 3801. 8826, 3827

incidental remarks by 23, 479. 832, 833,

1273, 1588, 1895, 1897, 1984, 2586. 2587,

3055, 8881, 3243, 8389, 3744, 8800, 3801,

8825, 3826, 8827, 8875, 4095, 4316, 4446

remarks on the resolution to draw for seats,

23, 29, 30, 832, 834, 849, 850, 903

on the bill to fund the debt of the city of
Washington 476, 477, 478, 479

on the resolution relating to the f^overn-
ment of District of Columbia, 505, 506

on the bill for the relief of George W.
Morse 931

on the naval appropriation bill 1003

on the bill in relation to a public building
at Quincy, Illinois 1020

on the bill in regard to a new jail for the
District of Columbia... 1087, 1088, 1089

on the order of business, 1399, 3563. 8568

on the bill for the relief of J. H. Under-
bill ..1896

on the Baltimore and Potomac railroad

bill... 1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906,

1908. 1909, 1957, 1980. 1981, 1982,

1988, 1984, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009,

2046, 2047, 2048, 2049, 2075, 2076

on the bill to authorize a statue to the
late Admiral Farragut 1959

(See Appendix )

on the bill authorizing the appointment
of shipping commissioners ..2182

on the bill lortherelief of the officers and
crew of the Kearsarge...2209, 2210, 2211

on the Washington and Point Lockout
Railroad Company bill 2586, 2587

on the bill relating to a lot for public
BchoolH in Washington 2588

on the District fire department bill...2588,
2589, 2590, 2591, 2592

on the resolution accepting statues of
Jonathan Trumbull and Roger Sher-
2899



Starkweather, Henry H. , aRepreeentativefrom
Connecticut — Continued.

remarks on the Uriff. 8082

(See Appendix, )

on the Uriff and tax bill 3404,

8607, 8566, 3509
on the civil appropriation bill ». ......3682,

8790, 8791, 8792, (see Appendix,) 3794
on the Davenport and St. Paul railroad

bill 3687

on the resolution to iovestigare the charges
against A. B. Munett...3746,8747. 3748
on the bill for the relief of J. H. Under-
bill 8800

on the bill for the relief of Man in Free-
man- 8800, 8801

on the bill to regulate the admission of
deaf and dumb pupils into the Colum-
bia Institution for the Deaf and Dumb,
8826, 8830, 4101
on the Orange and Alexundria railroad

bill 3827, 8828, 8829

on the call of the House 8855,

3858, 8859, 3861, 3868
on the bill to release the payment of the

Japanese indemnity fund.. 3978

State Department, calls for information upon

the .29, 216, 1018, 1718, 1882, 3386

communications from the.. 12,

23, 258. 308, 479, 564, 881. 14..8,
1545, 1723, 1878, 2212, 3798. 4178
respecting an appropriation for the relief
of American seamen in foreign coun-
tries - 1487

in relation to the case of Dr. Houard,
2399, 2790, 2791, 2798
in reference to repairs for certain consu-
lar buildings 3090

in regard to internaiional cooperation for
the coostructiou of the Darien ship-
canal.. 3661

resolution in reference to the preservation
of the archives or public records now
in the — [By Mr. Banks, December 6,
1871]
agreed to, 29.
bill (H. R. No 496 ) to aufhonze the rent-
ing of certain buildings for the tempo-
rary use of the, and War Department —
[By Mr Siocum.]
seterred, 56.
State rights discussed in Committee of the

Whole by Mr. Braxton 1197

States, bill (H. R. No. 1157) making appro-
priation to indemnify certain, for expenses
incurred in defense of the United States —
[By Mr. Palmer.]
referred, 600.
Siaiistics, House concurrent resolution for
printing report of the Bureau of, in Ger-
min — [By Mr. Finkelnburg, April 5,
1872.]
referred, 2221.

bill (H. R. No. 2381) to restore tbe office
of Director of Bureau of, and extend
the duties of said Director — [By Mr. L.
Myers.]
referred, 2687; reported, 4181; suspen-
sion of the rules disagreed to, 4182.
remarks by —

Mr. Burchard 4181, 4182

Mr. Farnsworih 4181, 4182

Mr. Finkelnburg 4182

Mr. Garfield, of Ohio 4182

Mr. Kelley 4181

Mr. Roberts, E. H 4181, 41b2

Statuary, bill (H. R. No. 1260) to provide for
the admission of paintings, and photo-
graphs for exhibition free of doty — [By
Mr. Garfield, of Ohio.]
referred, 681 ; reported and passed, 1078 ;
passed the Senate with amendment,
1248 ; agreed to, 1272 ; enrolled, 1845 ;
approved, 1582.
Statue, joint resolution (H. R. No. 61) pro-
viding for a colossal bronze, of Admiral
Farragut, after a design molded from
life— [By Mr. Banks.]
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joint resolution (H. B. No. 117) to aathorize
the erection of a colossal, of the late
Admiral Farragut— TBy Mr. Tyner.]
reported and discussea, 1959 ; passed,
1960; passed Senate with amendment,
2076; concurred in, 2205; enrolled,
2888.
bill (H. R. No. 2586) providing for a life-
size marble, of the late Senator E. D.
Baker from the marble model in pos-
session of the family of the deceased
Senator~[By Mr. Sargent]
referred, 2885; reported, 8294.
bill (H. R. No. 2762) providing for a life-
sise marblcu of the late Senator Edward
Dickinson Baker— [By Mr. Sai^ent.]
proposed, 8888 ; read and passed, 8886.
bin (8. No. 1164) appropriating $10,000 for
a, of General John A. Rawlins,
received from Senate, 4174 ; read, 4880 ;
passed, 4458 ; enrolled, 4461.
Statues, Senate concurrent resolution present-
ing the thanks of Congress to the Gov-
ernor and people of Connecticut for the,
of Jonathan Trumbull and Roger Sher-
man, and accepting them in the name of
the nation,
received from Senate, 1550; discussed,

2899 ; concurred in, 2905.
remarks by —

Mr. Kellogg 2901

Mr. Starkweather 2899

Statute, joint resolution (H. R. No. 80) declar-
ing the true construction of a — [By Mr.
Wilson, of Indiana.] >
referred, 499.

bill (H. R. No. 1608) to declare the true
intent and meaning of a — [By Mr.
Wilson, of Indiana. J
referred, 1114 ; referred anew, 1272.
bill (H. R. No. 2829) declaring the true
intent and meaning of a — [By Mr.
Wilson, of Indiana.]
referred, 2548.
Statutes, bill (H. B. No. 1) to revise, con-
solidate, and amend the, relating to the
Post Office Department— [By Mr. Farns-
worth.]
reported, 15 ; called up, 81 ; read, 42 ; dis-
cussed, 71 ; passed, 71 ; passed Senate
with amendment, 8982 ; conference, 8982 ;
conference report, 4091 ; agreed to by
House, 4091 ; by Senate, 4104 ; enrolled,
4177 ; approved, 4459.
resolution authorizing Committeee on Re-
vision of the Laws of the United States
to meet in advance of the next session
of Congress to examine the revision
of the — [By Mr. Poland, May 28,
1872.]
agreed to, 8748.
Straus. L. R., bill (H. R. No. 2652) for the
relief of, of Macon City, Missouri — [By
Mr. Blair, of Missouri.]
referred, 8088.
Steamboat property, resolution for printing
extra copies of a communication relating
to the destruction of— [By Mr. Shella-
bai^er, February 14, 1872.]
referred, 1088.
Steamboats — see VesieU,
Steam boiler explosions, bill (S. No. 999) to
authorize inquiries into the causes oL
received from the Senate, 4816; read,
4888.
Steamers, bill (H. R. No. 878) to relieve
American built, and vessels from import
duties laid upon materials and articles
entering into their construction, repair,
and use — [By Mr. Hale.]
read and reference discuMed, 804, 500;

referred, 501.
resolution calling for information in regard
to United States, employed upon the
lakes— [By Mr. Conger, January 18,
1872.]
agreed to, 470.



Steam pressure, bill (H. R. No. 778) relating
to the limitation of, on towing and freight
boats on the Mississippi river and its tribu-
taries — [By Mr. Conger.]
passed Senate with amendment, 216 ; con-
curred in, 216; enrolled, 221.
joint resolution (H. R. No. 65) relatin^r to
the limitation of, on towing and freight
boats on the Mississippi river and its
tributaries — [By Mr. Conger.]
read and passed. 199 ; pass^ Senate with
amendment changing it to a bill, 216 ;
(see bill H. R. No. 778.)
bill (S. No. 1184) relating to the liiiii«tttion
of, on towing and freight boats on the
Mississippi nver and its tributaries,
received from Senate, 4178; discussed,

4380 ; passed with amendment, 4446.
remarks by —

Mr. Conger 4830, 4446

Mr. Holman 4880, 4446

Mr. Negley 4880, 4446

Steam vessels, resolution in reference to the
inspection of— [By Mr. Shellabarger,
January 18, 1872.]
agreed to, 470.

bill (H. R. No. 1219) to authorize the con-
struction of ten or more, of war — [By
Mr. Banks.]
referred, 679.
Steamship service — see Mail Steamship

Service.
Steamships, bill (H. R. No. 888) to authorize
the sale of unserviceable vessels and
materials in the United States Navy, and
to provide for the construotioa of twenty
iron sea-going — [By Mr. Townsend, of
New York.]
referred, 849.

resolution in reference to the construction
of, &c— [By Mr. Burdett, January 29,
1872.]
agreed to, 685.
bill (H. R. No. 2186) to amend an act
to regulate the carriage of passengers
in, and other vessels, approved March
8, 1855— [By Mr. Townsend, of New
York.]
reported and passed, 2077.
Steel guns, bill (H. R. No. 2610) to provide
for the sale of useless arsenals and the
construction of an arsenal for the manu-
facture of, for sea-coast defense — [By Mr.
Stoughton.]
referred, 2886.
Steinhard, Charles A., bill (H. B. No. 569)
for the relief of— [By Mr. Havens.]
referred. 58.
Stenographers, bill(H. R. No. 20; to provide,
for the circuit courts of the Unitea
" States— [By Mr. Frye.]
reported, 1188.

biU (H. R. No. 2778) to provide, for the
circuit courts of the United States — [By
Mr. Peters.]
reported, 8418 ; passed, 8446.
Stephens, Martha Frances, bill (H. R. No.
2385) in relation to the pension of— [By
Mr. Wilson, of Indiana.]
referred, 2594.
Steuben, Baron, bill (H. R. No. 2645) grant-
ing unserviceable ordnance for a monu-
ment to— [By Mr. B. H. RoberU.]
referred, 8088.
Stevens, Bradford N., a Representative from

Illinois 8

petitions presented by 1224,2906,4182

incidental remarks by 8285

remarks on the bill to establish an educa-
tional fund 864

on the Indiana contested election — case

of Gooding w. Wilson 2670

on the tariff and tax bill 8285

Stevens, George A., bill(H. R. No. 908) for the
relief of, of the United States Navy— [By
Mr. Hale.]
referred, 891 ; reported and passed, 1895 ;
passed Senate with amendment, 8918;
concurred in, 4095; enrolled, 4140.



Stevens, James, bill (H. R. No. 744) for tke
relief of— [By Mr. Orr.]
referred, 198 ; reported adversely and tabled,
2998.
Stevens, James A., bill (H. R. No. 1775) for
the relief of Kitty A. Smith, widow of
Thomas A. Smith, and, of the Cromwell
home guards, of Ohio county, Ken-
tocky-*[By Mr. Cobum.]
reported, and passed, 1888.
Stevens, Naomi A., bill (H. B. No. 1645) for
the relief of, of Jackson coan^, Mich-
igan — [By Mr. Blair, of Michigan.]
reported and passed, 1084.
Stevenson, Job E., a Representative from

Ohio 8

petitions presented by 579,

887, 976, 1084, 1061, 1150, 1254,
1279, 1521, 1962, 2057, 2817, 2757
bills introduced by —
No. 695— to prevent the appointment to
office or employment unoer the Govern-
ment of dishonest and incompetent per-
sons, and to render officers appointing,
and Senators and Representatives in
Congress recommending them, respon-
sible for their conduct 196

No. 811 — appropriatioff mone^ for the
parohase of a suitable site in the city
of Cincinnati, Ohio, for the erection of
a building to be used for the purpose
of a custom-house, post office, and other



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