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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
I. List of Members of Forty-Second Con- Text of the Salary Bill as Amended by the
1-2 Senato, and Vote by which it passed-Return
of the Bill to the House-Final Vote in the
House concurring in the Senate Amendment-
Approval by the President-The several Rates
of Compensation fixed by various Laws, and
and for what length of time-Names of Sena-
tors who drew pay under the Retroactive Pro
and dates of same-Names of Senators who
covered into the Treasury amounts due them
under Retroactive Provisions of Law, with
date of such action-A Comparative State-
ment-Mileage paid to Senators in the Thirty-
Ninth and Forty-Second Congresses under the
acts of 1856 and 1866-Effect of the acts of 1873
and 1874—Statement of amounts of Mileage
ment of the amounts for traveling allowances
Attending the first session of the Forty-Third
Congress—Text of House Bill fox the Abolition
of Mileage-Votes on tabling and on final
passage--The Bill in the Senate
V. Proposed Amendments to the Constitu-
tion of the United States.......... 53-58
By Senators Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Sumner,
Windom, Hamilton of Maryland, Wright,
Stewart; and Representatives John Lynch,
and Restoration of former Compensa- F. Myers, Arthur, De Witt, McCrary, Eugene
..........20-39 ate Committee on Privileges and Elections, as
to mode of electing President and Vice Presi.
dent-Votes on propositions to make natural-
ized citizens eligible to offices of President
and Vice President-House Judiciary Com-
mittee Report on the Religious Amendment.
and pending, in the several States..58-84
Arkansas, California, Florida, Iowa, Kentucky,
Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, New York,
North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas,
dent, Attorney General, Military Authorities,
Governors, and others-Action of Federal
Courts-Settlement of Complications.
The Old House Bill --The Sumner Bill-The
Senate and House-Amendments and Votes.
Text of Geneva Award-Act for distribution
thereof,Text of San Juan Award.
Proposed Amendment of the Constitution-
Debt, and Economy in Public Expenditures.
excess and deficiency; amount of national
and Interest on the Public Debt. Also, under
bank capital paid in; with statistical memo-
For the fiscal years, ending June 30, 1872, made
G. Presidential Election of 1872, and
State Elections in 1872, 1873, and
XXI. State Platforms of 1874. .229-236
Republican: Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana,