Congressional Serial Set

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1915 - United States
Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.
 

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Contents

Army appropriation bill 1916
147
Additional land district in California
159
Vessels for Coast and Geodetic Survey
61
Fishcultural stations on Columbia River 1274 Claims of Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Sioux Indians
65
To establish Rocky Mountain National Park Colo 1277 Leasing of oil and gas lands withdrawn from entry 1278 Barrow County Ga to be in eastern ...
51
Appointment of supervising inspectors SteamboatInspection Service 1282 Assistant inspectors for SteamboatInspection Service 1284 Certificates of i...
59
Prevention of spread of leprosy in United States 1287 Naval appropriation bill 1916
1
Right of way for pipe line and reservoir Lincoln national forest
49
Sanitary conditions in composing rooms of printing offices in D C
53
To repeal penalties on foreignbuilt vessels owned by Americans
55
Memorial to John T Morgan at Gamboa Panama Canal Zone 1302 Bridge across back channel of Ohio River 1303 Provisional certificates of registry ...
59
Repeal of sec 9 of naval personnel act establishing plucking board 1305 Granting lands to school district 44 Chelan County Wash 1306 Conference r...
71
Protection of water supply of Nevadaville Colo
75
To extend time for bridge across Mississippi River at Memphis Tenn 1311 Practice of pharmacy and sale of poison in China
79
Military training schools
85
Registration of certain trademarks 1314 Amendment of laws relating to copyrights 1319 Assessments on Indian allotments for roads in Minnesota 13...
95
Lifesaving station near Duxbury Reef Cal 1324 Diplomatic and consular appropriation bill 1916
105
International DryFarming Congress Denver 1915 1255 Agriculture Department appropriation bill 1916
111
Withholding from allotment certain lands within Croek Nation 2 pts 1330 Changing name of steamer General Garretson
129
Donations of condemned cannon
130
Furbearing animals in Alaska
131
Validating certain homestead entries
133
Extending provisions of enlargedhomestead act to Kansas
135
White and negro races on street cars in District of Columbia 2 pts 1341 To amend act to regulate commerce 1344 To create office of Chief of Naval ...
161
Sundry civil appropriation bill 1916
164
To change name of Federal building at Minneapolis Minn 1399 Postoffice building at Excelsior Springs
241
Childlabor bill
1
Public building site at Binghamton N
51
Public building at Blytheville
61
Bridge across Suwanee River Fla 1404 Bridge across Ohio River 1406 Public building at Elkins W
65
Pan American Medical Congress San Francisco 1915
73
Public building at Wildwood N
77
Post office at Shenandoah Iowa
81
Public building at Manchester N
83
Fortifications appropriation bill 1916
87
Public building at Long Beach
99
To encourage reclamation of arid lands in Nevada 1419 Additional circuit and district judges
107
Exchange of certain lands in Utah
109
Conference of American financiers and bankers
115
To create National University of United States 1434 Disposition of useless papers in Department of Commerce 1435 Public building at Marion N C
35
Postoffice building at Garden City Kans 1444 Conveying land to Bozeman Mont 1446 Conference report on legislative etc appropriation bill 1916
37
Conference report on bill for additional judge for Georgia 1458 Bridge across Mississippi River near Keokuk Iowa 1459 To extend time for bridge a...
57
Conference report on District of Columbia appropriation bill 1916
73
Relief of desertland entrymen
77
Conference report on bill for navy mail lines 1466 Medal of honor for John O Skinner 1467 To legalize conveyances by Central Pacific Railroad etc ...
101
Agriculture Department appropriation bill 1916
33
Bridge across Pearl River near Bogalusa La 1474 Conference report on bill extending homestead law in South Dakota 1475 Conference report on Mi...
45
Useless papers in Treasury Department
46
Elimination of adult illiteracy
47
Conference report on army appropriation bill 1916
53

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Page 139 - Indian health care, and for other purposes, having met, after full and free conference, have agreed to recommend and do recommend to their respective Houses as follows: That the Senate recede from its disagreement to the amendment of the House...

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