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President's Positions on 48th Senate Roll Call Votes


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s48v17TO RATIFY THE TREATY OF COMMERCE CONCLUDED ON JAN. 20, 1883 AS AMENDED, BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO. (P. 140).18,18841Yea vote
Treaty, Req 470122
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s48v19TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF EMORY SPEER AS THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA. (P. 147).22,18841Yea vote
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s48v29TO PASS S. 874 (APP. MARCH 18, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 11) SUSPENDING THE OPERATION OF SECTION 5574 OF THE REVISED STATUTES OF THE UNITED STATES, TITLE 72, IN RELATION TO THE GUANO ISLANDS. (P. 883-1)S8741Yea vote
APP. MARCH 18, 1884, 23 STAT. L. 11
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s48v46TO RECEDE FROM ITS AMENDMENT TO H. J. RES. 119. (P. 1018-2,1019-1)HJR1191Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 13, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 267)
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s48v48TO PASS S. 1139, AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BUILDING FOR THE ACCOMMODATION OF THE CONGRESSIONAL LIBRARY. (P. 1054-2)S11391Yea vote
Req 470042
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s48v54TO PASS S. 1056, (APP. JUNE 20, 1884), , (23 STAT. L. 536) GRANTING AN INCREASE OF PENSION TO SALLY MALLORY, WIDOW OF BENAJAH MALLORY, VETERAN OF TWO WARS. (P. 1237-2)S10561Yea vote
(APP. JUNE 20, 1884), , (23 STAT. L. 536)
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s48v57TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF G. F. EVANS, AS POSTMASTER AT MARTINSBURG VA., IN PLACE OF J. W. WISNER, WHOSE COMMISSION EXPIRED ON JAN. 13, 1884. (P. 193).21,18841Yea vote
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s48v58TO PASS THE SENATE RESOLUTION THAT THE SENATE ADVISE AND CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF G. F. EVANS, AS POSTMASTER AT MARTINSBURG, VA., IN PLACE OF J. W. WISNER, WHOSE COMMISSION EXPIRED ON JAN. 13, 1884. (P. 193).25,18841Yea vote
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s48v61TO PASS S. 1233, ( 23 STAT. L. 32- JUNE 128 1884) APPROPRIATING $8,563.37 IN SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIM OF ELLEN CALL LONG AND MARY K. BREVARD, WHO ARE NEXT OF KIN OF R. K. CALL, DECEASED, WHICH AMOUNT WAS AWARDED TO THE LATTER, IN A SUIT BROUGHT S12331Yea vote
23 STAT. L. 32- JUNE 128 1884
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s48v65TO PASS S. 698, AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF ADDITIONAL STEEL VESSELS FOR THE NAVY. (P. 1496-1)S6981Yea vote
Req 480014
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s48v75TO RATIFY THE TREATY OF COMMERCE CONCLUDED ON JAN. 20, 1883, AS AMENDED, BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND MEXICO. (P. 210)CH11,1881Yea vote
Req 470122, Treaty
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s48v79TO ADOPT H. R. 1015, SETTING FORTH THAT SINCE THE BOARD OF ARMY OFFICERS HAVE STATED THAT IN THEIR OPINION JUSTICE DEMANDS THAT THE FINDINGS OF THE COURT-MARTIAL WHICH DEPRIVED FITZ-JOHN PORTER OF HIS OFFICE AS MAJOR-GENERAL OF THE ARMY BE ANNUHR10156Nay vote
Vetoed
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s48v94TO RECOMMIT TO THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR, S. 398. (P. 2639-1)S3986Nay vote
Req 480018
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s48v111TO PASS S. 398. (P. 2724-1)S3981Yea vote
Req 480018
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s48v116TO AGREE TO THE AMENDMENT OF THE COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS TO H.R. 4716, MAKING NAVAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1885, WHICH AMENDMENT APPROPRIATES $2,500,000 FOR THREE CRUISERS, ONE DISPATCH VESSEL AND FOUR GUNBOATS. (P. 283HR47161Yea vote
Signed January 30, 1885
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s48v120TO PASS S. 1412 (APP. FEB. 25, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 320), AUTHORIZING THE SECRETARY OF WAR TO ADJUST AND SETTLE THE ACCOUNT FOR ARMS BETWEEN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT. 7P. 3042-2)S14121Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 25, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 320)
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s48v132TO PASS S. 1372. (P. 3184)S13721Yea vote
Req 470107
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s48v141TO PASS H. R. 3967. (P. 3535)HR39671Yea vote
Signed May 29, 1884
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s48v159TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM H. WHEELER, OF WINSTON, N. C., APPOINTED UNDER A TEMPORARY COMMISSION DURING THE RECESS OF THE SENATE, TO BE COLLECTOR OF INTERNAL REVENUE FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA. (P. 271)211,8841Yea vote
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s48v166TO PASS H. R. 1340, (APP. JUNE 27, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 60), ESTABLISHING AND MAINTAINING A DEPARTMENT OF LABOR STATISTICS. (P. 4430)HR13401Yea vote
(APP. JUNE 27, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 60)
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s48v167TO CONCUR IN THE HOUSE AMENDMENT TO S. 247, (APP. JUNE 3, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 33), EXTENDING THE DURATION OF THE COURT OF COMMISSIONERS OF ALABAMA CLAIMS, WHICH AMENDMENT PROLONGS THE TERM OF THIS COMMISSION FROM 1884 TO 1885. (P. 4497)S2471Yea vote
(APP. JUNE 3, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 33)
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s48v179TO CONCUR IN THE AMENDMENT, MADE IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, TO H. R. 6656, (APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 123), MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT EXPENSES OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FOR FISCAL 188K, WHICH AMENDMENT APPROPRIATES $20,0HR66561Yea vote
(APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 123)
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s48v187TO PASS R. R. 6770, (APP. JULY 7, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 227), MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE CONSULAR AND DIPLOMATIC SERVICE OF THE GOVERNMENT FOR FISCAL 1885. (P. 5038-1)HR67701Yea vote
(APP. JULY 7, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 227)
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s48v189TO INSIST ON AMENDMENTS NUMBERS 10, 11, AND 17, TO H. R. 5459, (APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 156), MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT, AND ASK FOR A CONFERENCE WITH THE HOUSE, ON AMENDMENT NUMBER 10, INCREASING THE APPROPRHR54591Yea vote
(APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 156)
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s48v191TO AMEND S. 1283, BY PROVIDING THAT IN NO CASE OR PROCEEDING MENTIONED IN THIS SECTION SHALL THE HUSBAND OR WIFE BE A COMPETENT WITNESS, EXCEPT AS TO FACT OF A LAWFUL MARRIAGE HAVING BEEN CONTRACTED. (P. 5188-1)S12831Yea vote
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s48v202TO PASS S. 1283. (P. 5298-1)S12831Yea vote
Req 480019
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s48v204TO PASS S. 337, (APP. JULY 7, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 606), AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE SECRETARY OF INTERIOR TO PLACE ON THE PENSION-ROLL EACH OF THE MITCHELL RAIDERS AT THE RATE OF $24.00 PER MONTH, FOR DISABILITY RESULTING FROM SERVICE THEY PES3371Yea vote
(APP. JULY 7, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 606)
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s48v244TO PASS OVER THE VETO OF THE PRESIDENT, H. R. 1015, PROVID- ING FOR THE RELIEF OF FITZ JOHN PORTER. (P. 5934-2)HR10156Nay vote
Vetoed
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s48v245TO PASS H. R. 1798, (APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 115), SUPPLEMENTARY TO AN ACT TO EXECUTE CERTAIN TREATY STIPULATIONS RELATING TO THE CHINESE. (P. 5937-1)HR17981Yea vote
(APP. JULY 5, 1884), (23 STAT. L. 115)
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s48v248TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF EUGENE H. DIBBLE, AS POSTMASTER AT CAMDEN, S. C., IN PLACE OF E. H. BROOKS, WHOSE COMMISSION EXPIRED DECEMBER 15, 1883.Y4,18841Yea vote
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s48v253TO PASS S. 468, (APP. FEB. 10, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 621), GRANTING AN INCREASE OF PENSION TO MRS. MARY R. S. EATON, WIDOW OF GENERAL AMOS R. EATON, LATE COMMISSARY-GENERAL OF THE ARMY FROM $30.00 TO $50.00 PER MONTH. (P. 6032-1)S4681Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 10, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 621)
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s48v270TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE NOMINATION OF HUGH MC CULLOCH AS SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY TO REPLACE WALTER Q. GRESHAM, WHO RESIGNED. (P. 395).18,18841Yea vote
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s48v282TO PASS S. 2530, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 434), AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENT (GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT) ON THE RETIRED LIST OF THE ARMY. (P. 685-1)S25301Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 434)
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s48v300TO PASS THE RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE TREATY WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN INTEROCEANIC CANAL ACROSS THE THE TERRITORY OF NICARAGUA. (P. 452,453).29,18851Yea vote
Req 480093, Treaty
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s48v317TO CONSIDER H. R. 4976, REGARDING THE RETIREMENT AND RECOINAGE OF THE TRADE DOLLAR.HR49761Yea vote
Req 480062
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s48v319TO PASS H. R. 5670, (APP. FEB. 14, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 305), RELATING TO RETIREMENT OF SOLDIERS AND NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY WHO HAVE SERVED 30 YEARS. (P. 1368-1)HR56701Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 14, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 305)
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s48v327TO PASS THE RESOLUTION RATIFYING THE NOMINATION OF WILLIAM MASON WRIGHT AS SECOND LIEUTENANT, SECOND REGIMENT OF INFANTRY, ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES..11,18851Yea vote
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s48v331TO PASS H. R. 7004.HR70041Yea vote
Req 480077
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s48v333TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF EMORY SPEER OF GEORGIA AS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE TO REPLACE JOHN ERSKINE WHO RESIGNED. (P. 473).16,18851Yea vote
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s48v345TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF EMORY SPEER AS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA, TO REPLACE JOHN ERSKINE, WHO RESIGNED. (P. 474,475).18,18851Yea vote
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s48v351TO PASS H. R. 2550, (APP. FEB. 26, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 332).HR25501Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 26, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 332)
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s48v357TO PASS H. R. 3933, (APP. FEB. 28, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 337) DECLARING A FORFEITURE OF LANDS GRANTED TO THE TEXAS PACIFIC RAILWAY COMPANY.HR39331Yea vote
(APP. FEB. 28, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 337)
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s48v360TO CONSIDER H. R. 4976, FOR THE RETIREMENT AND RECOINAGE OF THE TRADE DOLLAR.HR49761Yea vote
Req 480062
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s48v361TO AMEND H. R. 8138, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 385) MAKING APPROPRIATION FOR THE POST OFFICE DEPARTMENT FOR FISCAL 1886, WHICH AMENDMENT REDUCES FIRST CLASS POSTAGE, AFTER JULY 1, 1885, FROM 6 CENTS AN OZ. TO 2 CENTS PER OZ. OR FRACTIOHR81381Yea vote
Req 470104
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s48v366TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF LORELL H. JEROME OF TEXAS AS COLLECTOR OF CUSTOMS FOR THE DISTRICT OF CORPUS CHRISTIE, TEXAS, REPLACING NELSON PLATO WHO IS TO BE REMOVED. (P. 481).23,18851Yea vote
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s48v373TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF S. O. SWACKHAMER OF UNION, OREGON AS REGISTER OF THE LAND OFFICE AT LA GRANDE, OREGON, REPLACING HENRY W. DWIGHT WHOSE TERM OF OFFICE HAS EXPIRED. (P. 431,4738483).24,18851Yea vote
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s48v375TO PASS S. 544, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 668) GRANTING AN INCREASE IN PENSION TO ELIJAH PENNY, CIVIL WAR VETERAN, FROM $36 TO $42 A MONTH. (P. 2066-2)S5441Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 668)
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s48v391TO PASS THE RESOLUTION CONFIRMING THE APPOINTMENT OF GEORGE H. CRAIG OF SELMA, ALABAMA, AS UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE NORTHERN AND MIDDLE DISTRICTS OF ALABAMA, TO REPLACE WILLIAM H. SMITH WHOSE TERM WILL EXPIRE FEB. 25, 1885. (P. 476,489,49.27,18851Yea vote
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s48v394TO PASS H. R. 7659, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 680) GRANTING A PENSION OF $50 A MONTH TO EMILY L. ALVORD, WIDOW OF GENERAL ALVORD. (P. 2239-2)HR76591Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 680)
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s48v401TO PASS H. R. 6940, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 679)9HR69401Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 679)
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s48v402TO PASS H. R. 2722, (APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 677) PAYING $2,000 TO MARTHA TURNER, WIDOW OF JOHN TURNER, LATE OF UNION COUNTY, TENN., IN FULL PAYMENT FOR SERVICES OF HER HUSBAND IN CONDUCTING RECRUITS FROM THE CONFEDERATE TO THE UNION HR27221Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 3, 1885), (23 STAT. L. 677)
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s48v423TO RECEDE FROM AN AMENDMENT TO H. R. 7970, BY REINSTATING SEC. 10 AUTHORIZING THE PRESIDENT TO BEGIN NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE CREEK, SEMINOLE AND CHEROKEE INDIANS FOR THE PURPOSE OF OPENING TO SETTLEMENT THE UNASSIGNED LANDS IN INDIAN TERRITORY CEHR79701Yea vote
(APP. MARCH 38 1885), (23 STAT. L. 362)
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