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Approved Documents (41)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Resolution to Ascertain Classes for the West Virginia Senators ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Inquire into Robert Wilson's Claim ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Resolution to Appoint a Committee to Wait on the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Credentials of Hon. Waitman T. Willey and Hon. Peter G. Van Winkle ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Credentials of John Conness ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Credentials of John B. Henderson ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Elect a Chaplain for the Thirty-Eighth Congress ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Resolution for P. Hickey to Withdraw His Petition and Papers from Senate Files ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Resolution on the Death of Senator Lemuel J. Bowden of Virginia ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 11 January 1864 Monday, 11 January 1864
Credentials of Hon. James W. Grimes ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 08 February 1864 Monday, 08 February 1864
Message from J. A. Bayard NO_OBJECTION Monday, 01 February 1864 Monday, 01 February 1864
Credentials of Hon. George Read Riddle ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 01 February 1864 Monday, 01 February 1864
Credentials of Hon. B. Gratz Brown ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Resolution to Appoint the Standing Committees ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Membership of the Committee on the Judiciary ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Membership of the Committee on Claims ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Membership of the Committee on Territories ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Membership of the Committee on Enrolled Bills ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Membership of the Committee On the District of Columbia ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Credentials of Hon. Thomas Holliday Hicks ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 19 January 1864 Tuesday, 19 January 1864
Resolution on the Colonization of Persons of African Descent from the District of Columbia ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 28 January 1864 Thursday, 28 January 1864
Message from the Governor of Virginia NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 10 March 1864 Thursday, 10 March 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 05 May 1864 Thursday, 05 May 1864
Election of Chaplain ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 11 May 1864 Wednesday, 11 May 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Tuesday, 31 May 1864 Tuesday, 31 May 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 June 1864 Wednesday, 01 June 1864
Message from the President NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 02 June 1864 Thursday, 02 June 1864
H. R. 244 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 01 July 1864 Friday, 01 July 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Monday, 04 July 1864 Monday, 04 July 1864
Resolution to Create a Committee on Slavery and Freedmen ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 13 January 1864 Wednesday, 13 January 1864
Appointment of the Special Committee on Slavery and Freedmen NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 14 January 1864 Thursday, 14 January 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
Message from the President NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
Credentials of Hon. Nathan A. Farwell ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Message from the House NO_OBJECTION Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Resolution to Create Committee to Wait Upon the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Appointment of the Committee to Wait on the President NO_OBJECTION Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Resolution of Instruction on the Amendment to the Constitution ADOPT_PROPOSAL Saturday, 04 February 1865 Tuesday, 07 February 1865
Resolution to Print the Usual Number of Copies of President's Annual Message ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 06 December 1864 Tuesday, 06 December 1864

Draft Documents (31)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Message from the House No decision Tuesday, 08 December 1863 -
S. 45 No decision Monday, 11 January 1864 -
Resolutions on Emancipation and Liberty POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 08 February 1864 Monday, 08 February 1864
S. Res. 24 No decision Monday, 08 February 1864 -
S. Res. 25 No decision Monday, 08 February 1864 -
S. Res. 16 No decision Wednesday, 10 February 1864 -
S. 123 No decision Wednesday, 17 February 1864 -
President's Annual Message to Congress No decision Wednesday, 09 December 1863 -
Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction No decision Wednesday, 09 December 1863 -
Resolutions on the Constitution and Government No decision Tuesday, 05 January 1864 -
Resolutions on the Nature of the Government No decision Thursday, 07 January 1864 -
Report of the Committee on Territories on S. 45 OTHER Thursday, 04 February 1864 Thursday, 04 February 1864
S. 45 No decision Thursday, 04 February 1864 -
Report of the Committee on Slavery and Freedmen on S. 99 OTHER Monday, 29 February 1864 Monday, 29 February 1864
S. 99 No decision Monday, 29 February 1864 -
S. 159 OTHER Thursday, 10 March 1864 Thursday, 10 March 1864
S. 169 No decision Tuesday, 15 March 1864 -
S. 188 OTHER Tuesday, 22 March 1864 Tuesday, 22 March 1864
H. R. 244 No decision Thursday, 05 May 1864 -
S. Res. 25 No decision Wednesday, 11 May 1864 -
S. 169 No decision Wednesday, 11 May 1864 -
Resolution on the Readmission of Rebel States No decision Friday, 27 May 1864 -
H. R. 244 No decision Friday, 27 May 1864 -
Credentials of Hon. Elisha Baxter No decision Tuesday, 31 May 1864 -
Resolution on the Readmission of Rebel States No decision Monday, 27 June 1864 -
H. R. 244 No decision Saturday, 02 July 1864 -
S. Res. 57 No decision Tuesday, 24 May 1864 -
S. 209 No decision Friday, 10 June 1864 -
S. 114 No decision Tuesday, 08 March 1864 -
President's Annual Message to Congress: Second Session No decision Tuesday, 06 December 1864 -
S. Res. 81 No decision Monday, 12 December 1864 -

Referred Documents (16)

The House of Representatives

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Approved Documents (34)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Resolution to Place the Representatives from Maryland on the Roll ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Place the Representatives from Missouri on the Roll ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Place John R. McBride on the Roll as Representative from Oregon ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Place A. Carter Wilder on the Roll as Representative from Kansas ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Place the Representatives from West Virginia on the Roll ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 December 1863 Monday, 07 December 1863
Resolution to Create a Committee to Wait on the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Resolution to Grant Privilege of the Floor to Those Contesting Seats ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Appointment of the Committee of Elections NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Appointment of the Committee on the Judiciary NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Appointment of the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Appointment of the Committee of Ways and Means NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Resolution to Amend the Constitution to Abolish Slavery ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 15 February 1864 Monday, 15 February 1864
Resolutions on the Death of Owen Lovejoy and Consequent Adjournment ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 28 March 1864 Monday, 28 March 1864
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 09 April 1864 Saturday, 09 April 1864
Credentials of Gordon N. Mott ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 11 January 1864 Monday, 11 January 1864
Resolution to Create a Special Committee of Nine ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 15 December 1863 Tuesday, 15 December 1863
Resolution on the Missouri Contested Election ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 06 May 1864 Friday, 10 June 1864
First Resolution on the Dakota Contested Election ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 13 January 1864 Friday, 15 January 1864
Message from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 June 1864 Wednesday, 01 June 1864
Resolution to Inform the Senate of the Assembly of the House ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Resolution to Create Committee to Wait Upon the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Resolution to Allow Louisiana Claimants to Occupy Seats ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Appointment of the Committee to Wait Upon the President NO_OBJECTION Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Appointment of the Select Committee on Rebellious States NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 16 December 1863 Wednesday, 16 December 1863
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Monday, 30 May 1864 Monday, 30 May 1864
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
Appointment of the Committee of Conference on H. R. 244 NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
Message from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
Resolutions on the Death of John W. Noell and Consequent Adjournment ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 29 January 1864 Friday, 29 January 1864
Message on the Resignation of Mr. Fenton NO_OBJECTION Monday, 12 December 1864 Monday, 12 December 1864
Resolutions to Refer Parts of President's Annual Message ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 08 December 1864 Thursday, 08 December 1864
Message from the Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865

Draft Documents (42)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Resolution to Strike the Representatives from Louisiana from from the Roll No decision Monday, 07 December 1863 -
Message to the Senate No decision Tuesday, 08 December 1863 -
Credentials of Messrs. Segar, Kitchen and Chandler No decision Tuesday, 08 December 1863 -
President's Annual Message to Congress No decision Wednesday, 09 December 1863 -
Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction No decision Wednesday, 09 December 1863 -
H. R. 14 No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
H. R. 21 No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
H. R. 24 No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
H. Res. 9 No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
Resolution on Established Institutions and the Conduct of the War POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Resolution on the Rights of Seceded States to Their Domestic Institutions POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Resolution on the Exercise of State Rights POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Resolutions on the Protection of the Established Institutions of the States No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
H. R. 22 No decision Monday, 14 December 1863 -
H. Res. 53 No decision Monday, 28 March 1864 -
President's Annual Message to Congress: Second Session No decision Tuesday, 06 December 1864 -
H. R. 602 No decision Tuesday, 20 December 1864 -
H. R. 118 POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 11 January 1864 Monday, 11 January 1864
Report on the Missouri Contested Election POSTPONE_DEBATE Friday, 06 May 1864 Friday, 06 May 1864
First Report on the Dakota Contested Election No decision Wednesday, 13 January 1864 -
Second Report on the Dakota Contested Election POSTPONE_DEBATE Tuesday, 24 May 1864 Tuesday, 24 May 1864
Second Resolution on the Dakota Contested Election POSTPONE_DEBATE Tuesday, 24 May 1864 Tuesday, 24 May 1864
Minority Report on the Dakota Contested Election POSTPONE_DEBATE Wednesday, 01 June 1864 Wednesday, 01 June 1864
Memorial on Missouri Contested Election: Thomas L. Price No decision Thursday, 10 December 1863 -
Memorial on Missouri Contested Election: Mr. Bruce No decision Thursday, 10 December 1863 -
Resolution on the Object of the War No decision Wednesday, 16 December 1863 -
Resolution on the Protection of Domestic Institutions No decision Thursday, 17 December 1863 -
Resolutions on the Constitutional Protection of Domestic Institutions No decision Thursday, 07 January 1864 -
Resolution on External Interference with Local Laws and Institutions No decision Monday, 18 January 1864 -
Resolution on the Maintenance Inviolate of Domestic Institutions No decision Monday, 18 January 1864 -
Resolutions on the Rights of Citizens POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 25 January 1864 Monday, 25 January 1864
Resolutions Censuring the President's Actions POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 25 January 1864 Monday, 25 January 1864
Resolutions on the Status and Rights of the Rebellious States POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 08 February 1864 Monday, 08 February 1864
Resolution on the Legal and Constitutional Protections of Slavery POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 29 February 1864 Monday, 29 February 1864
Resolution to Secure Equal Rights for Black Citizens No decision Monday, 14 March 1864 -
Resolutions on the Dangers of Amending the Constitution POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 11 April 1864 Monday, 11 April 1864
Resolution on the Purpose of the War and the Protection of Domestic Institutions No decision Monday, 16 May 1864 -
H. R. 244 No decision Saturday, 02 July 1864 -
Minority Report on Missouri Contested Election No decision Thursday, 02 June 1864 -
Notice of Resolution on Restoration of Peace No decision Saturday, 04 February 1865 -
Notice of Position Paper of Delegates from the Territories on Constitutional Amendment No decision Saturday, 04 February 1865 -
H. R. 740 No decision Wednesday, 22 February 1865 -

Referred Documents (27)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Memorial on Pennsylvania Contested Election: Mr. Carrigan REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Memorial on Pennsylvania Contested Election: Mr. Kline REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 08 December 1863 Tuesday, 08 December 1863
Memorial on Kentucky Contested Election: Mr. McHenry REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 December 1863 Monday, 14 December 1863
Joint Resolution Proposing an Emancipation Article to Be Added to the Constitution REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 15 February 1864 Monday, 15 February 1864
S. Res. 16 REPORT_PROPOSAL Saturday, 09 April 1864 Tuesday, 31 January 1865
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 31 May 1864 Tuesday, 31 May 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 04 July 1864 Monday, 04 July 1864
Petition on the Missouri Contested Election REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 15 December 1863 Tuesday, 15 December 1863
Memorial on Massachusetts Contested Election: Mr. Sleeper REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 15 December 1863 Tuesday, 15 December 1863
H. R. 24 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 13 January 1864 Wednesday, 13 January 1864
Papers on Missouri Contested Election Case REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 13 January 1864 Wednesday, 13 January 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 01 June 1864 Wednesday, 01 June 1864
S. Res. 57 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 01 June 1864 Wednesday, 01 June 1864
Credentials of W. D. Mann, T. M. Wells, Robert W. Taliaferro, A. P. Field, and M. F. Bonzano REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 05 December 1864 Monday, 05 December 1864
Memorial on Missouri Contested Election: Mr. Lindsay REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 16 December 1863 Wednesday, 16 December 1863
Memorial on Maryland Contested Election: Mr. Crisfield REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 17 December 1863 Thursday, 17 December 1863
H. R. 244 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 18 January 1864 Wednesday, 04 May 1864
S. Res. 57 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 30 May 1864 Tuesday, 31 May 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
H. R. 244 REPORT_PROPOSAL Saturday, 02 July 1864 Saturday, 02 July 1864
H. R. 602 REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 15 December 1864 Thursday, 15 December 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 05 May 1864 Thursday, 05 May 1864
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
Message to the Senate REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
S. Res. 16 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 01 February 1865 Wednesday, 01 February 1865
H. R. 740 REPORT_PROPOSAL Saturday, 04 February 1865 Saturday, 04 February 1865

Committee on the Judiciary of the Senate

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Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives

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Draft Documents (12)

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Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives

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Committee on Territories of the Senate

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Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
H. R. 244 No decision Friday, 06 May 1864 -

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Senate Committee of the Whole

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Draft Documents (6)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
S. Res. 16 No decision Monday, 28 March 1864 -
S. 45 No decision Tuesday, 16 February 1864 -
S. 169 No decision Wednesday, 11 May 1864 -
S. Res. 57 No decision Tuesday, 24 May 1864 -
H. R. 244 No decision Friday, 01 July 1864 -
S. 114 No decision Thursday, 17 March 1864 -

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Committee on Claims of the Senate

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Referred Documents (1)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
S. 209 REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 31 March 1864 Thursday, 09 June 1864

Committee on Slavery and Freedmen of the Senate

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Committee of the Whole on the State of the Union of the House of Representatives

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House of Representatives Select Committee on Rebellious States

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Committee on the District of Columbia

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Committee of Ways and Means

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