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Appropriation bills—Continued-

appropriations for navy pensions. (See bill H. R. 45.)
Indian appropriation bill. (See bilì H. R. 43.)
military academy appropriation bill. (See bill H.R. 87.)
harbor and river appropriation bills. (See bills H. R.

282 and S. 79.)
civil and diplomatic appropriation bill. (See bill H.

R. 196.)
army appropriation bill. (See bill H. R. 220.)
naval appropriation bill. . See bill H. R. 240.)
appropriations for the transportation of the mail by

ocean steamers and otherwise. (See bill H. R. 242.)
appropriations for light-houses, light-boats, buoys, &c.

(See bill H. R. 312.)
Arey, David K., petition

614
(See bill S. 545.)
Arfwedson, Charles D., memorial

97
Arguello, Santiago E., petition

S6
committee discharged and again referred
report (No. 142) and bill. (See bill S. 305.)

299
Ariccarees, and other Indian tribes, proceedings on a treaty
with

700, 701, 702, 703
Arkansas, citizens of, petitions-

establishment of mail routes
land to the Arkansas Valley Railroad Company

239
land to the Arkansas Central Railroad Company

292
land to the Mississippi, Ouachita and Red River Rail-
road Company

321
Arkansas, donations of land to certain persons in. (See bill S.

148.)
Arkansas, bill to release from reservation and restore to the mass

of public lands, certain lands in. (See bills S. 149 and H. R.

238.)
Arkansas, bill to amend an act to divide, into two judicial dis-

tricts. (See bill S. 502.)
Arkansas Valley Railroad Company, land to, memorial of citi-
zens of Arkansas

239
Arkansas, mail routes in, establishment of—

resolutions by Mr. Sebastian
petition of citizens of Jenny Lind

347
Waldron

336
Clark county, Arkansas

Arkansas
Arkansas, Hot Springs reservation in, bill to grant to the State,

and to secure the interest of bona fide settlers thereon. (See

bill S. 122.)
Arkansas, modification of the law to enable Arkansas and other
States to reclaim swamp lands-
resolution of the legislature of Alabama

206
committee discharged

612
Arkansas, land to, for the construction of certain railroads. (See

bill S. 106.)

302, 331

422
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Arkansas Central Railroad Company-

memorializes for land for railroad from the Mis-

sissippi opposite Memphis to the boundary of
Texas

109, 117
committee discharged

131
(See bill S. 121.)
memorial of Geo. W. Clarke and others

200
petition of citizens of Arkansas

292
Armistead, Walker K., widow of. (See Elizabeth Armistead.)
Armistead, Elizabeth, petition of

264
report (No. 316) and bill, (see bill S. 509)

559
Armories, national -

expenses of, and number of arms made and repaired
at, report of the Secretary of War

125
civil instead of military officers at the head of, memo-
rial of citizens of Springfield, Massachusetts

557
committee discharged

563
Armory, construction of a national arsenal, armory and foundry

at the falls of the Ohio in connexion with a public

canal. (See bill S. 521.)
motion to print extra copies of report No. 328

582, 537
location of a national, at Evansville, Indiana, resolution
of the legisiature of Indiana

190
Arms, number of, made and repaired at the national armories,
report of the Secretary of War

125
Armstrong, Robert, elected printer for the Senate

655
to execute the printing ordered since his
election, amendment to bill H. R. 240

682
Arinstrong Robert, petition referred

62
report (No. 69) and bill, (see bill S. 193)

192
Armstrong, Pa., inhabitants of, memorial against Sunday mails 294
Armstrong county, Pa., citizens of, petition, homestead bill

450
Army, officers of, stationed at Fort Leavenworth, petition of F.
E. Hunt and others, rank in the army

148
committee discharged -

407
stationed at Fort Monroe, memorial, furnished
quarters

282
committee discharged

568
stationed in New Mexico, increase of pay to-
r solution by Mr. Fisk

161
memorial of E. Backus and others

242
petitions of, for increase of pay-
in New Mexico

- 64, 117, 242, 254
at Fort Laramie

90
in California

111, 118
retired list for disabled officers. (See bill S. 94.)
appropriation bill. (See bill H. R. 220.)
tenure of commissions in, resolution by Mr. Hale 173, 183
petition of Lieutenants of Engineers, Topographical En-
gineers, and Ordnance, in relation to promotion

431
report (No. 239) and bill, (see bill S. 436)

440

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Army-Continued

accounts of certain officers of, to be closed. (See joint

resolution S. R. 33.)
staff departments of, re-organization of, report (No. 217)
and bill, (see bill S. 413)

407
extra copies of the report (No. 217) ordered to be
printed -

418
rank and commard in, petition F. E. Hunt and other
army officers at Fort Leavenworth

148
rank of the medical staff of, resolution of the American
Medical Association -

230
improvement in the efficiency of, report (No. 195) and
bill, (see bill S. 394)

364
non-commissioned officers of the regiment of mounted
riflemen, memorial asking to be discharged

176
committee discharged

313
company of sappers, miners and pontoniers, memorial
asking to be discharged

176
improvement in the ethiciency of the artillery, report (No.
140) ard bill, (see bill S. 30-9)

299
amount of double rations paid to officers of -
resolution by Mr. Shicids

221
report of the Secretary of War

286
officers of, kolding brevet commissions, amount paid to,
above their pay in the line-
resolution by Mr. Shields

22+
report of the Secretary of War

286
officers of, contracting to furnish supplies—
resolutions by Mr. Hunter

313, 313
report of the Secretary of War

339
asylum for the insana of, amendment to bill H. R. 196

654
Army Register, copies of, letter of the Secretary of War

190
Arnett, Wm. D., petition

520
Arnold, Richard D. (See Savannah.)
Arnold, Elizabeth, petition

41
report (No.7) and bill, (see bill S. 82)

82
Arnold, Benjamin, petitions

93, 193
Arnold, John, administrators of, petition referred

112
report (Ito. 64) and bill, (see bill s. 187) -

179
Arrapahoes and other Indian tribes, proceedings on a treaty
with

700, 701, 702, 703
yeas and naya

702, 702, 702, 703
Arsenal, national, at the falls of the Ohio. (See bill 521.)

motion to print extra copies of the report (No. 328) 582, 587
Artillery, improvement in the efficiency of the, report (No. 140)
and bill, (see bill S. 304)

299
Art Union of Philadelphia, petition, employment of P. F. Roth-
ermel to paint a picture for the Capitol

453
Arts and manufactures, report of the Commissioner of Patents on 277
report in favort of printing

383, 673
resolution by Mr. Hamlin in favor of
printing extra copies

383, 673

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Ashland county, Ohio, citizens of, petition, homestead bill

471
Ashtabula, Ohio, citizens of, petition, telegraph from Fort Inde-
pendence to the Pacific Ocean

147
Ashtabula Railroad Companies, right of way to the Cleveland,

Painsville and. (See bill S. 215.)
Asia, Eastern, report of Mr. Ballestier upon his mission to-
resolution by Mr. Clarke

.150
message from the President

205
steam communication between California and,

memorial of a convention of citizens of Cali-
fornia

207
Assumption, parish of, resolution of the legislature of Louisiana
for a post office in

223
Assiniboines and other Indian tribes, proceedings on a treaty
with

700, 701, 702, 703
yeas and nays

702, 702, 702, 703
Astoria, compensation of the collector at. (See bill H. R. 262.)
Atchison, Hon. D. R., attended

5
presented the credentials of the Hon. Mr. Geyer

5
at the written request of the President pro. tem. and
by unanimous consent, took the chair

515, 519
resolutions submitted by, viz:
election of chaplain

734
election of governor and judges in Oregon

240, 264
Atlantic and Mississippi Railroad Company, petition, donation
of land

194
Atlantic, Niles' despatch relative to a ship channel between the

Atlantic and Pacific-
resolution by Mr. Gwin

34, 39
message from the President

69
At lantic coast, steam engineers on the rivers, bays and gulfs of,

memorial, correction of evils in the manage-
ment of steam vessels

454, 542
citizens on, petition, further protection to life and
property on board steamboats

458
Atlantic county, N. J., owners and masters of vessels in, peti-
tion, buoys in Great Egg Harbor and Hereford inlets

292
Atmospheric changes and their effects, investigation of the phy-
sical laws of, petition of L. L. Chapman

431
Atocha, Alexander J., memorial

251, 311
Attorney General, report of, in relation to clerks

616
ordered to be printed

679
purchase of the digest and index of the opin-
ions of, resolution by Mr. Cass

635
Attorneys, U. S., fees and costs to be allowed to. (See bill H.

R. 146.)
Atwater, Ebenezer G., petition

352
Auditor, First, clerks and others in the office of, petition, in-
crease of compensation

439
Second, report, accounts of disbursements for the bene-
fit of the Indians

365

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Auditor, Second, report--Continued-

committee discharged and again referred

report against printing

clerks in office of, leave to withdraw
Augusta land district, reduction of the price of the public lands
in, resolution of the legislature of Mississippi

commit:ee discharged
Augusta county, Virginia, assistant marshals for taking census

in, petition -
Aurora, Indiana, proceedings of a meeting of citizens of, public

lands
Justin, E. D., tremorial
Austria, Chargé d'Affaires from. (See Mr. Hülsemann.)
Juxiliary guard, increase and re-organization of, resolution by

Mr. Underwood
memorial of citizens of Washington referred -

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Bache, George M., widow of. (See Eliza C. Bache.)
Bache, Eliza C., petitions referred

19, 64
report (No.6) and bill, (see bill S. 70,)
Backus, E., and others, memorial
Bacon, Francis. (See Eduin Lord.)
Baden, Frances E., petition referred

118
(See bill S. 227.)
Bariger, Hon. George E., attended

:31
resolutions submitted by, viz:
books for the new senators

- 138, 113
cierk to the President of the Senate

307
outfit to the commissioner to China

318
amendment of the rules of the Senate

383, 398
to amend the thirtieth rule

432, 583
allowance to persons in the employ of the Senate, and
others

6:35
Baker, Rufus L. petition

committee discharged
Daker, Alvin. (See .1. A. Frazier.)
Baker, Harriet de la Paim, memorial

172
adverse report

328
report agreed 10

492
Bald Head Point light-house, petition of citizens of Wilmington,
North Carolina

365
Baldwin, Enoch, and others. (See bill S. 69.)
report, (No. 18,)

109
Baldwin, Ira. (See bill H. R. 151.)
Baldwin, Anna Maria, petition

547
Bailestier, J., memorial

302
report (No. 218) and bill, (see bill S. 416)

407
Ballestier, Mr., report of, on his mission to Eastern Asia, reso-
lution by Mr. Clarke

155
message from the President

200

188

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