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President's Positions on 40th House Roll Call Votes


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h40v17TO PASS H.J.RES. 8, (15 STAT 353, MAR. 30, 1867) A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF INTERIOR TO SUSPEND EXECUTION OF A LAW PASSED BY THE 39TH CONGRESS FOR THE RELIEF OF HEIRS OF JOHN E. BOULIGNY.HJR81Yea vote
15 STAT 353, MAR. 30, 1867
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h40v23TO PASS S. J. RES. 26, (15 STAT 21, 3/22/1867) A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE NECESSARY SURVEYS FOR A SHIP CANAL BETWEEN LAKE ERIE AND LAKE ONTARIO FOR MILITARY, NAVAL AND COMMERCIAL PURPOSES.SJR261Yea vote
15 STAT 21, 3/22/1867
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h40v25TO PASS H. J. RES. 21, (15 STAT 25, MAR. 29, 1867) A RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE ISSUE OF AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE SCRIP TO THE STATE LATELY IN REBELLION.HJR211Yea vote
15 STAT 25, MAR. 29, 1867
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h40v38TO PASS S. J. RES. 16.SJR161Yea vote
Signed March 30. 1867
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h40v42TO OVERRIDE VETO ON H. R. 33.HR336Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v57TO PASS S. 105.S1051Yea vote
15 STAT 9, 3/29/1867
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h40v81TO ADOPT REPORT OF COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON H. R. 123.HR1236Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v84TO PASS H. J. RES. 71, (15 STAT 30, JULY 19, 1867) A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO CARRY INTO EFFECT THE SEVERAL ACTS PROVIDING FOR THE MORE EFFICIENT GOVERNMENT OF THE REBEL STATES.HJR716Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v89TO PASS S. 137, AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FURTHER SECURITY OF EQUAL RIGHTS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.S1376Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v90TO OVERRIDE PRESIDENT'S VETO OF H. R. 123.HR1236Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v92TO OVERRIDE PRESIDENT'S VETO OF H. J. RES. 71.HJR716Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v120TO PASS H. R. 213, (15 STAT 34, 2/4/1868) A BILL SUSPENDING THE FURTHER REDUCTION OF THE CURRENCY.HR2131Yea vote
15 STAT 34, 2/4/1868
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h40v125TO PASS S. 141, AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE FURTHER SECURITY OF EQUAL RIGHTS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.S1416Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v127TO PASS H. J. RES. 91, (15 STAT 272, MAY 20, 1860) A RESOLUTION REGARDING CERTAIN LANDS GRANTED TO RAIL COMPANIES IN THE STATES OF MICHIGAN AND WISCONSIN.HJR911Yea vote
15 STAT 272, MAY 20, 1860
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h40v132TO TABLE A RESOLUTION AND ITS PREAMBLE, REAFFIRMING THE RECONSTRUCTION POLICY OF CONGRESS.1Yea vote
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h40v133TO PASS A RESOLUTION AND ITS PREAMBLE, REAFFIRMING THE RECONSTRUCTION POLICY OF CONGRESS.6Nay vote
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h40v142TO PASS H. R. 320, (15 STAT 35, FEB. 12, 1868) A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPLY DEFICIENCIES IN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE EXECUTION OF RECONSTRUCTION LAWS AND FOR THE SERVICES OF QUARTERMASTER'S DEPARTMENT OF GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL 1868, AND HR3201Yea vote
15 STAT 35, FEB. 12, 1868
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h40v148TO CONCUR IN THE SENATES SECOND AMENDMENT TO H. R. 313, (15 STAT 63, JUNE 8, 1868) A BILL MAKING PARTIAL APPROPRIA- TIONS TO SUPPLY DEFICIENCIES IN THE APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SERVICE OF GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL 1868. THE SENATE AMENDMENT PROVIDES HR3131Yea vote
15 STAT 63, JUNE 8, 1868
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h40v154TO PASS H. J. RES. 136, (15 STAT 247, FEB. 3, 1868) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF NAVY TO SELL SUCH IRON-CLADS AS HE DEEMS NON-ESSENTIAL TO THE SERVICE, SAID IRON-CLADS TO BE APPRAISED BY A BOARD OF FIVE COMPETENT NAVAL OFFICERS, TWHJR1361Yea vote
15 STAT 247, FEB. 3, 1868
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h40v155TO PASS S. J. RES. 80, (15 STAT 245, JAN. 11, 1868) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF INTERIOR TO SUSPEND FOR A PERIOD OF 40 DAYS ALL WORK UPON THE JAIL TO BE ERECTED IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNDER THE ACT OF CONGRESS APPROVED JULY 2SJR801Yea vote
15 STAT 245, JAN. 11, 1868
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h40v156TO PASS S. 89, (15 STAT 355, JAN. 11, 1868) A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE RELIEF OF ORLEF E. DREUTZER, LATE CONSUL OF U.S. TO THE KINGDOM OF NORWAY (APPROPRIATING $837.47).S891Yea vote
15 STAT 355, JAN. 11, 1868
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h40v196TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H. R. 207, (15 STAT 34, FEB. 3, 1868), THE COTTON TAX BILL.HR2071Yea vote
15 STAT 34, FEB. 3, 1868
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h40v205TO PASS S. J. RES. 99, (15 STAT 248, FEB. 22, 1868) A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF WAR TO EMPLOY COUNSEL IN CERTAIN CASES; AUTHORIZING EMPLOYMENT OF COUNSEL TO DEFEND GENERAL MEADE AND GENERAL RUGER IN A SUIT INSTITUTED BY THE DEPOSESJR991Yea vote
15 STAT 248, FEB. 22, 1868
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h40v211TO PASS H. J. RES. 201, (15 STAT 258, JULY 20, 1868) A RESOLUTION PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF A BRIDGE OVER THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT RHODE ISLAND, FOR THE PAYMENT OF COST OF SUPERSTRUCTURE AND MAINTENANCE, 1/2 BY GOVERNMENHJR2011Yea vote
15 STAT 258, JULY 20, 1868
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h40v220TO AGREE TO AMENDMENT MADE IN COMMITTEE OF WHOLE TO H. R. 605 (15 STAT 92, JULY 20, 1868) A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE AND JUDICIAL EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL 1869, SAID AMENDMENT PROVIDING $100,000 JUDGMENHR6051Yea vote
15 STAT 92, JULY 20, 1868
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h40v222TO ADHERE TO AMENDMENT MADE IN COMMITTEE OF WHOLE TO H. R. 658, (15 STAT 64, JUNE 8, 1868) A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE ARMY FOR FISCAL 1869. THE AMENDMENT ADDS A PROVISO TO THE FIRST AMENDMENT; TO WIT, THAT THE EXPENDITUHR6581Yea vote
15 STAT 64, JUNE 8, 1868
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h40v223TO PASS S. 229, (15 STAT 355, FEB. 25, 1868) A BILL DEALING WITH THE CLAIM OF HORACE SMITH AND D. B. WILSON OR THEIR ASSIGNEES RE. EXTENSION OF THEIR PATENT FOR REPEATING FIRE ARMS.S2291Yea vote
15 STAT 355, FEB. 25, 1868
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h40v242TO CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 214, (15 STAT 41, MAR. 11, 1868) PROVIDING THAT ANY AUTHORIZED ELECTION SHALL BE DECIDED BY A MAJORITY OF VOTES ACTUALLY CAST AND THAT ANY PERSON DULY REGISTERED IN THE STATE MAY VOTE FOR THE ADOPTION HR2141Yea vote
15 STAT 41, MAR. 11, 1868
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h40v243TO PASS H. J. RES 219, (15 STAT 463), AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF TREASURY TO CREDIT AND ALLOW TO GEORGE W. LANE, SUPERINTENDENT OF THE UNITED STATES MINT BRANCH AT DENVER, COLORADO TERRITORY, IN SETTLEMENT OF HIS ACCOUNTS, THE SUM OF $4,419.9HJR2191Yea vote
15 STAT 463
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h40v260TO PASS H. R. 870, (15 STAT 360, JUNE 19, 1868), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE REMOVAL OF POLITICAL DISABILITIES OF R. R. BUTLER OF TENNESSEE.HR8701Yea vote
15 STAT 360, JUNE 19, 1868
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h40v269TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 308.S3081Yea vote
15 STAT 357, MAR. 19, 1868
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h40v281TO PASS S. 350, (15 STAT 54, JULY 20/1868), AN ACT PROVI- DING FOR THE PROMPT SETTLEMENT OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS.S3501Yea vote
15 STAT 54, JULY 20/1868
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h40v283TO CONCUR IN A SENATE AMENDMENT OF H. R. 900, (15 STAT 58, MAR. 31, 1868) A BILL EXEMPTING CERTAIN MANUFACTURES FROM INTERNAL TAX, WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT THE PRODUCTS OF PETROLEUM, EXCEPT ILLUMINATING GAS, SHALL BE TAXED AFTER THE PASSAGHR9001Yea vote
15 STAT 58, MAR. 31, 1868
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h40v290TO OVERRIDE THE VETO OF S. 213.S2136Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v299TO PASS H. R. 768, (15 STAT 223, JULY 27, 1868), A BILL RELATING TO THE RIGHTS OF AMERICAN CITIZENS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES.HR7681Yea vote
15 STAT 223, JULY 27, 1868
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h40v302TO PASS H. R. 1021, (15 STAT 22, JULY 27, 1868), AN ACT ESTABLISHING UNIFORM BANKRUPTCY LAWS IN THE UNITED STATES.HR10211Yea vote
15 STAT 22, JULY 27, 1868
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h40v308TO PASS H. R. 1039, (15 STAT 72, JUNE 22, 1868), A BILL ADMITTING THE STATE OF ARKANSAS TO REPRESENTATION IN CONGRESS.HR10396Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v314TO PASS S. 475, (15 STAT 61, 5/28/1868), A BILL EXTENDING THE CHARTER OF WASHINGTON CITY, REGULATING THE ELECTIONS OF OFFICERS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.S4751Yea vote
15 STAT 61, 5/28/1868
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h40v315TO PASS H. R. 1045, (15 STAT 63, 5/30/1868), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO SUPPLY DEFICIENCIES IN APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE EXECUTION OF THE RECONSTRUCTION LAWS IN THE THIRD MILITARY DISTRICT FOR FISCAL 1868.HR10451Yea vote
15 STAT 63, 5/30/1868
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h40v392TO CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H. R. 1058.HR10586Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v403TO PASS S. 534, (15 STAT 81, 6/27/1868), A BILL RELATING TO CONTESTED ELECTIONS IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, D. C.S5341Yea vote
15 STAT 81, 6/27/1868
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h40v412TO PASS S. 164, (15 STAT 75, 6/25/1868), A BILL PROVIDING FOR APPEALS FROM THE COURT OF CLAIMS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.S1641Yea vote
15 STAT 75, 6/25/1868
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h40v413TO PASS H. R. 1261, (15 STAT 267, 1/22/1869), AN ACT RELATING TO ''HABEAS CORPUS'' AND REGULATING JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS IN CERTAIN CASES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES WITH AN AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE THEREFORE.HR12611Yea vote
15 STAT 267, 1/22/1869
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h40v417TO CONCUR IN SENATE AMENDMENT OF H. R. 598, (15 STAT 83, 7/6/1868), A BILL CONTINUING THE BUREAU FOR THE RELIEF OF FREEDMAN AND REFUGEES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, SAID AMENDMENT RELATING TO COMMISSIONER SELLING FOR CASH OR INSTALLMENTS WITH SECURHR5981Yea vote
15 STAT 83, 7/6/1868
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h40v419TO PASS S. J. RES. 134, (15 STAT 254, 6/25/1868), A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CHANGE OF MAIL SERVICE BETWEEN FORT ABERCROMBIE AND HELENA.SJR1341Yea vote
15 STAT 254, 6/25/1868
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h40v420TO OVERRIDE VETO OF H. R. 1039, (15 STAT 72, 6/22/1868), A BILL ADMITTING ARKANSAS TO REPRESENTATION IN THE CONGRESS.HR10396Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v422TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H. R. 1059, (15 STAT 361, 6/25/1868), A BILL RELIEVING CERTAIN PERSONS OF NORTH CARO- LINA OF DISABILITIES.HR10591Yea vote
15 STAT 361, 6/25/1868
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h40v426TO OVERRIDE VETO OF H. R. 1058, (15 STAT 73, 6/25/1868), A BILL RELATING TO REPRESENTATION OF SOUTHERN STATES.HR10586Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v431TO PASS H. J. RES. 316, (15 STAT 255, 7/1/1868), A RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE TIME FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD.HJR3161Yea vote
15 STAT 255, 7/1/1868
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h40v447TO CONCUR IN A SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 818, THE CIVIL APPROPRIATIONS BILL, SAID AMENDMENT RELATING TO PURCHASE OF LAND IN MIAMI AND MASSACHUSETTS AND THAT BEFORE PAYMENT, SAID STATES SHALL RELEASE TITLES OF SETTLERS OF DISPUTED LAND.HR8181Yea vote
15 STAT 110, JULY 20/1868
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h40v459TO PASS S. J. RES. 139, (15 STAT 257, 7/20/1868), A BILL EXCLUDING FROM THE ELECTORAL COLLEGE THE VOTES OF STATES LATELY IN REBELLION WHICH SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN REORGANIZED.SJR1396Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v462TO PASS S. 567, A BILL RELATING TO FREEDMANS BUREAU AND PROVIDING FOR ITS DISCONTINUANCE.S5676Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v466TO PASS H. R. 1096.HR10961Yea vote
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h40v472TO CONCUR WITH SENATE AMENDMENT OF H. R. 1353, (15 STAT 386, 7/20/1868), A BILL REMOVING CERTAIN DISABILITIES FROM PERSONS NAMED THEREIN, SAID AMENDMENT STRIKING OUT CERTAIN NAMES AND ADDING OTHERS.HR13531Yea vote
15 STAT 386, 7/20/1868
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h40v484TO PASS ON RECONSIDERATION S. J. RES. 739, (15 STAT 257, 7/20/1868), A RESOLUTION EXCLUDING FROM ELECTORAL COLLEGE VOTES OF STATES LATELY IN REBELLION WHICH SHALL NOT HAVE BEEN REORGANIZED.SJR11Yea vote
15 STAT 257, 7/20/1868
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h40v488TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON S. 352.S3521Yea vote
15 STAT 168, 7/23/1868
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h40v497TO PASS S. 286, (15 STAT 184, 7/25/1868), A BILL INCORPORA- TING THE NATIONAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.S2861Yea vote
15 STAT 184, 7/25/1868
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h40v498TO PASS S. 481, (15 STAT 186, 7/25/1868), A BILL CONFIRMING CERTAIN TITLES TO CERTAIN LANDS IN THE STATE OF NEBRASKA.S4811Yea vote
15 STAT 186, 7/25/1868
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h40v499TO PASS S. 367, (15 STAT 178, 7/25/1868), A BILL PROVIDING TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT FOR THE TERRITORY OF WYOMING.S3671Yea vote
15 STAT 178, 7/25/1868
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h40v505TO TABLE THE REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON H. R. 1096, SAID REPORT APPROPRIATING $7,200,000 IN COIN TO FULFILL TREATY STIPULATIONS.HR10966Nay vote
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h40v506TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H. R. 1096, THEREBY APPROPRIATING $7,200,000 TO CARRY OUT TREATY WITH RUSSIA RELATIVE TO THE PURCHASE OF ALASKA.HR10961Yea vote
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h40v511TO OVERRIDE VETO ON S. 567, (15 STAT 193, 7/25/1868), AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE DISCONTINUANCE OF THE FREEDMANS BUREAU.S5676Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v517TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 207.S2076Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v531TO TABLE THE PREAMBLE TO THE RESOLUTION CONCERNING THE REPUDIATION OF THE NATIONAL DEBT, SAID PREAMBLE STATING THAT IT MAY BE ASSUMED THAT THE HOLDERS OF UNITED STATES SECURITIES HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED AN AMOUNT GREATER THAN THEIR ORIGINAL INVES6Nay vote
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h40v548TO PASS H. J. RES. 211, A RESOLUTION RELATING TO RELIEF OF HENRY S. GIBBONS, LATE POSTMASTER OF ST. JOHN'S MICHIGAN, WHICH JOINT RESOLUTION AUTHORIZES AND REQUIRES THE POSTMASTER GENERAL TO ALLOW H. S. GIBBONS SUM NOT EXCEEDING $500 FOR AMOUNT HJR2111Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1869
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h40v568TO ADJOURN, MOTION MADE DURING DEBATE ON H. R. 1364, A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE GRADUAL RESUMPTION OF SPECIE PAYMENTS.PROC6Nay vote
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h40v595TO CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H. R. 1460, BY ADDING THE PROVISION THAT THE INCREASED DUTY IMPOSED BY THIS ACT SHALL NOT APPLY TO ANY OF THE ARTICLES THEREIN ENUMERATED WHICH SHALL HAVE BEEN IN COURSE OF TRANSIT TO THE UNITED STATES, ANDHR14606Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v652TO OVERRIDE VETO ON H. R. 1460, A BILL TO REGULATE THE DUTIES ON COPPER AND COPPER ORES.HR14606Nay vote
Vetoed
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h40v688TO CONCUR IN THE COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 2007, SAID AMENDMENT APPROPRIATING $500,000 FOR THE BRANCH MINT AT SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.HR20071Yea vote
Signed March 8, 1869
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h40v710TO AGREE TO CONFERENCE REPORT ON H. R. 1803, 3/31/1869, THE ARMY APPROPRIATION BILL.HR18031Yea vote
APP 3/31/1869
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