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President's Positions on 47th Senate Roll Call Votes


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s47v163TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION RATIFYING A TREATY (RATIFIED 5/9/81) (22-STAT-L. 826), BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA, REGULATING CHINESE IMMIGRATION, SIGNED AT PEKING ON NOVEMBER 17, 1880.51,8811Yea vote
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s47v169TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF STANLEY MATHEWS OF OHIO AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT, REPLACING NOAH H. SWAYER, WHO RESIGNED.121,8811Yea vote
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s47v170TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION NOMINATING MICHAEL PIGGATT FOR POSTMASTER AT QUINCY ILLINOIS.161,8811Yea vote
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s47v173TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENT OF FREDERICK DOUGLASS AS RECORDER OF DEEDS IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.171,8811Yea vote
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s47v174TO PASS A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF ABNER TIBBETTS AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS AT PASO DEL NORTE, TEXAS, AND THE TERRITORY OF NEW MEXICO.191,8811Yea vote
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s47v176TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF GLENN W. SCOFIELD AS JUDGE OF THE COURT OF CLAIMS.201,8811Yea vote
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s47v177TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM E. CHANDLER OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AS SOLICITOR GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES.201,8811Yea vote
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s47v178TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF HORACE N. TRUMBULL AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS AT STONINGTON, CONNECTICUT.201,8811Yea vote
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s47v189TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM W. DUDLEY OF RICHMOND, VIRGINIA, AS COMMISSIONER OF PENSIONS..22,18811Yea vote
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s47v190TO ADOPT A RESOLUTION NOMINATING HOWARD M. KUTCHIN AS COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE FOR THE THIRD DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN..25,18811Yea vote
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s47v243TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF HORACE GRAY, AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT..20,18811Yea vote
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s47v248TO PASS S. 873 (22-STAT-L.2), A BILL PERMITTING WARD HUNT, A U. S. SUPREME COURT ASSOCIATE JUSTICE, TO RETIRE. (P. 505)S8731Yea vote
22-STAT-L.2
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s47v277TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM ROCHESTER, AS POSTMASTER GENERAL OF THE ARMY, WITH THE RANK OF BRIGADIER GENERAL..17,18821Yea vote
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s47v285TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF ROSCOE CONKLING AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES..02,18821Yea vote
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s47v295TO PASS S. 71.S716Nay vote
Req 470005
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s47v301TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN H. STEVENSON, AS PAY INSPECTOR OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY..13,18821Yea vote
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s47v310TO PASS S. 699 (22-STAT-L-655), A BILL GRANTING A PENSION INCREASE FROM $15 TO $30 TO COL. ST. CLAIR A. MULHOLLAND. (P. 2007-1)S6991Yea vote
22-STAT-L-655
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s47v311TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF SAMUEL SEABURY AS NAVAL CONSTRUCTOR IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY..20,18821Yea vote
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s47v321TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS N. COOPER, AS COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE FOR THE SIXTH DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA..23,18821Yea vote
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s47v326TO PASS H.R. 1049. (P. 2233-2)HR10491Yea vote
22-STAT L.-55
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s47v333TO PASS S. 22. (P. 2342)S221Yea vote
22-STATL-64
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s47v335TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 4185, (22-STAT-L-68), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR CURRENT AND CONTINGENT EXPENSES OF THE INDIAN DEPARTMENT, AND FOR FULFILLING TREATY STIPULATIONS WITH VARIOUS INDIAN TRIBES, FOR YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1883, HR41851Yea vote
22-STAT-L-68
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s47v339TO PASS S. 915 (22-STAT-L. 701), A BILL PENSIONING JESSE F. PHARES, FORMER UNION SCOUT. (P. 2602)S9151Yea vote
22-STAT-L. 701
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s47v342TO REFER TO THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS, IN ORDER TO PREVENT CONSIDERATION OF THE PRESIDENT'S VETO MESSAGE AND ACCOMPANYING PAPERS ON S. 71. (P. 2607-2)S711Yea vote
Yea prevents consideration of president's veto message
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s47v343TO PASS S. 71. (P. 2617-1)S716Nay vote
Vetoed
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s47v348TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF WILLIAM E. CHANDLER AS SECRETARY OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY..12,18821Yea vote
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s47v352TO PASS S. 185, A BILL AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF STATE TO EXAMINE AND ADJUST AND SETTLE CLAIMS, NOT TO EXCEED $70,739, OF THE CAPTAIN, OWNERS, OFFICERS AND CREW OF UNITED STATES BRIG. ''GENERAL ARMSTRONG,'' DESTROYED IN SEPTEMBER, 1814, BY AS1851Yea vote
Signed May 1, 1882
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s47v354TO PASS S. 60, A BILL RATIFYING THE ACT OF THE GENERAL COUNCIL OF CHOCTAW INDIANS, GRANTING TO THE ST. LOUIS AND SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY COMPANY THE RIGHT OF WAY FOR A RAILROAD AND TELEGRAPH LINE THROUGH THAT NATION. (JP. 35)S601Yea vote
Req 470051
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s47v362TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF THOMAS N. COOPER AS COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE, SIXTH DISTRICT, NORTH CAROLINA..24,18821Yea vote
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s47v370TO PASS H.R. 5804. (P. 3412)HR58041Yea vote
Req 470005
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s47v382TO PASS H.R. 2351 (22-STAT L.-64), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A COMMISSION TO INVESTIGATE THE QUESTION OF TARIFF. (P. 3695-2)HR23511Yea vote
22-STAT L.-64
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s47v391TO PASS S. 420.S4201Yea vote
Req 470105
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s47v393TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF ROLAND WORTHINGTON, COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS, BOSTON AND CHARLESTON, MASS.151,8821Yea vote
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s47v410TO PASS S. 422 (22-STAT-754), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT TO GEORGE MAHER OF $700 FOR EXTRA SERVICES ON THE COMMITTEE PLACED IN CHARGE OF THE RESERVE VAULT IN THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE UNITED STATES FROM MARCH 1, 1873 TO JULY 1, 1874.S4221Yea vote
22-STAT-754
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s47v414TO PASS H.R. 4197. (JP. 740)HR41971Yea vote
22-STATL.-98
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s47v421TO CONCUR IN AN AMENDMENT TO S. 126 PROVIDING THAT ALL MONIES APPROPRIATED FOR THIS FUND BE HELD IN THE TREASURY AND ONLY THE INTEREST BE PAID TO BENEFICIARIES, ORPHANS AND THEIR HEIRS. (P. 4254-2)S1261Yea vote
22-STAT L.-301
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s47v430TO PASS H.R. 5559. (P. 4358-2)HR55591Yea vote
22-STAT-L-117
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s47v432TO CONCUR TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5664, A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FOR THE FISCAL YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1883. THE AMENDMENT SETS THE SALARY OF AN ARMY ENGINEER COMMISSIONER AT $5,000 PHR56641Yea vote
22-STAT-L.-135
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s47v443TO PASS H.R. 1052. (JP. 760)HR10521Yea vote
Req 470078
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s47v455TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN L. HAYES, HENRY W. OLIVER, JR., AUSTIN M. GARLAND, JACOB A. AMBLER, ROBERT P. PORTER, JOHN W. H. UNDERWOOD, DUNCAN F. KENNER, ALEXANDER R. BOTELER, AND W. H. MC MAHON TO BE MEMBERS OF THE TARIFF COMMISSION TOE20,18821Yea vote
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s47v461TO PASS H.R. 4167. (JP. 774)HR41671Yea vote
22-STAT-162
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s47v462TO PASS S. 972, A BILL CREATING THE OREGON SHORT LINE RAILWAY COMPANY, A CORPORATION IN THE TERRITORIES OF UTAH, IDAHO AND WYOMING. (JP. 215)S9721Yea vote
Signed August 2, 1882
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s47v470TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6244 REDUCING THE SALARY OF THE REPORTER OF SUPREME COURT DECISIONS BE PRINTED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. (JP. 873)HR62441Yea vote
22-STAT-219
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s47v500TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JAMES A. MC KEE AS MARSHAL FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS.Y13,18821Yea vote
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s47v501TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH R. WEST, AS COMMIS- SIONER OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.Y14,18821Yea vote
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s47v502TO PASS H.R. 1422 (22-STAT-718), A BILL GRANTING A PENSION TO MARY WADE, BECAUSE OF THE ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF HER DAUGHTER WHILE EMPLOYED AS A COOK FOR THE OFFICERS AND SOLDIERS OF THE ARMY. (JP. 933)HR14221Yea vote
22-STAT-718
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s47v503TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JAMES E. SLAUGHTER AS POSTMASTER AT MOBILE, ALA.Y18,18821Yea vote
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s47v504TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF DANIEL LANNING AS POSTMASTER AT PENN YAW N. Y.Y18,18821Yea vote
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s47v506TO ADOPT AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 5538 (22-STAT-488), A BILL REDUCING INTERNAL REVENUE TAXATION. THE AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR A REDUCTION OF TAX ON MANUFACTURED TOBACCO OF FROM 16 CENTS TO 12 CENTS PER POUND. (P. 6133-2, 6170-2, 6171-1)HR55381Yea vote
Req 470016
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s47v514TO CONCUR IN THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE, ON H.R. 6242. (P. 6290-2)HR62426Nay vote
Vetoed
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s47v532TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF D. J. LANNING, AS POSTMASTER AT PENN YAW. N. Y.Y27,18821Yea vote
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s47v552TO PASS H.R. 6242 OVER THE VETO OF THE PRESIDENT. (JP. 916)HR62426Nay vote
Vetoed
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s47v568TO PASS H.R. 3489 (22-STAT-734), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE CLAIM OF CERTAIN LABORERS EMPLOYED ON GOVERNMENT WORKS, TO RECEIVE 10% WITHHELD FROM THE CONTRACTOR, UNDER THE LAW, UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE WORK.HR34891Yea vote
22-STAT-734
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s47v569TO RECEDE FROM AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 6243 RELATING TO SENATORIAL MILEAGE. (P. 6914-2)HR62431Yea vote
22-STAT-L.-257
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s47v577TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN A. LUBY AS SURVEYOR OF CUSTOMS AT ALBANY, N. Y..07,18821Yea vote
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s47v578TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF CHARLES H. CRANE, AS SURGEON GENERAL OF THE ARMY, WITH THE RANK OF BRIGADIER GENERAL..07,18821Yea vote
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s47v595TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN POPE TO THE RANK OF MAJOR GENERAL IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY..11,18821Yea vote
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s47v602TO PASS H.R. 2013, A BILL GRANTING PERMISSION TO GALLUS KIRCHNER, OF MOUNT VERNON, IND., TO PRESENT TO THE COURT OF CLAIMS HIS CLAIM FOR $14,915 FOR 2,923 CUBIC YARDS OF STONE DELIVERED TO AND USED BY THE GOVERNMENT IN THE YEARS 1864, 1865 AND HR20131Yea vote
Signed March 1, 1883
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s47v646TO PASS S. 133.S1331Yea vote
Req 470113
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s47v671TO PASS S. 2047. (P. 1014-2)S20471Yea vote
Req 470117
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s47v685TO AGREE TO THE RATIFICATION OF THE CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO, PROVIDING FOR REOPENING AND RETRYING OF THE CLAIMS OF BENJAMIN WEIL AND LA ABRA SILVER MINING CO., AGAINST MEXICO, SIGNED JULY 13, 1882..15,18831Yea vote
Req 470071
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s47v707TO CONCUR IN AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 7049 APPROPRIATING $185,000 FOR FAST MAIL SERVICE ON TRUNK LINES, AS AN EXTRA COMPENSATION. (P. 1310-2)HR70491Yea vote
22-STAT-153
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s47v818TO AMEND H.R. 5538 BY REDUCING THE TAX ON SNUFF AND MANUFAC- TURED TOBACCO FROM 12 CENTS TO 8 CENTS PER POUND FROM JULY 1, 1883. (P. 2420-2)HR55381Yea vote
Req 470016
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s47v819TO AMEND H.R. 5538 BY ELIMINATING THE SPECIAL TAX ON TOBACCO, PRODUCED BY FARMERS AND PLANTERS, OR THEIR EXECUTORS, OR ON TOBACCO RECEIVED AS A RENT FROM TENANT WHO PRODUCED THE SAME ON LAND OF THESE FARMERS OR THEIR EXECUTERS, AND PROVIDING THHR55386Nay vote
Req 470088
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s47v867TO AMEND H.R. 5538 BY REPEALING OF ALL LAWS IMPOSING TAX ON MANUFACTURED TOBACCO, SNUFF, AND CIGARS, AND ALL SPECIAL OR LICENSE TAXES NOW IMPOSED ON DEALERS IN MANUFACTURED TOBACCO, AND RETAIL DEALERS IN TOBACCO AFTER JULY 1, 1883. (P. 2797-1)HR55386Nay vote
Req 470088
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s47v909TO PASS H.R. 5538. (P. 2992-1)HR55381Yea vote
Req 470088
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s47v914TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 7314 INCREASING THE APPROPRIATION FOR ENGINE AND MACHINERY FOR THE DOUBLE- TURRETED IRONCLADS FROM $450,000 TO $1,800,000.HR73141Yea vote
Signed March 3,1883
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s47v943TO PASS H.R. 6833, A BILL GRANTING A PENSION OF $8. A MONTH TO KATE QUILLIGAN, DAUGHTER OF PATRICK QUILLIGAN, LATE OF COMPANY B, FOURTH UNITED STATES CAVALRY, DURING HER INSANITY.HR68331Yea vote
Signed March 2,1883
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s47v947TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF MILTON A. EDGAR AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS AT PERTH AMBOY..27,18831Yea vote
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s47v948TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF SAMUEL C. WINGARD AS ASSOCIATE JUSTICE OF WASHINGTON TERRITORY..27,18831Yea vote
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s47v964TO PASS H.R. 1410. (P. 3408-2)HR14101Yea vote
Signed March 3,1883
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s47v975TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF LEWIS LAWSHE AS POSTMASTER AT WATER VALLEY MISS..02,18831Yea vote
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s47v976TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF JOHN A. MAHON, AS POSTMASTER AT HOLLY SPRINGS, MISS..02,18831Yea vote
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s47v977TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM H. HAMILTON, AS POSTMASTER AT CHESTERTOWN, MD..02,18831Yea vote
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s47v979TO CONCUR IN THE REPORT OF THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE ON H.R. 5538. (P. 3584-1)HR55381Yea vote
Req 470088
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s47v981TO AGREE TO THE NOMINATION OF NATHANIEL ATKINSON AS POSTMASTER AT ASHVILLE, N. C..03,18831Yea vote
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s47v982TO AGREE TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOHN T. SHARP AS POSTMASTER AT WILSON, N. C..03,18831Yea vote
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s47v983TO APPOINT THEODORE C. HACKER AS POSTMASTER AT BROWNSVILLE, NEBR..03,18831Yea vote
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s47v984TO PASS H.R. 4757, A BILL EXCLUDING THE PUBLIC LANDS IN ALABAMA FROM THE OPERATION OF THE LAWS RELATING TO MINERAL LANDS. (P. 3653-1)HR47571Yea vote
Signed March 3, 1883
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