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Approved Documents (27)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Message from the Senate NO_OBJECTION Monday, 03 December 1860 Monday, 03 December 1860
Resolution to Create the Committee to Wait Upon the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 03 December 1860 Monday, 03 December 1860
Resolution on the Committee of Thirty-Three ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 11 December 1860 Tuesday, 11 December 1860
Resolution on Bills and Resolutions to Instruct the Committee of Thirty-Three ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 11 December 1860 Tuesday, 11 December 1860
H. Res. 80 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 January 1861 Thursday, 28 February 1861
H. Res. 64 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 January 1861 Wednesday, 27 February 1861
H. R. 1009 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 January 1861 Friday, 01 March 1861
Resolution to Expel Henry C. Burnett From the House ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 03 December 1861 Tuesday, 03 December 1861
Resolution on Andrew J. Clements ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 13 January 1862 Monday, 13 January 1862
Resolution on Charles Upton ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 30 January 1862 Thursday, 27 February 1862
Credentials of Samuel Casey ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 10 March 1862 Monday, 10 March 1862
Resolution on Joseph Segar ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 April 1862 Tuesday, 06 May 1862
Message to the House on the Enrollment of S. 108 NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 April 1862 Monday, 14 April 1862
Message on the Presentation of S. 108 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Tuesday, 15 April 1862 Tuesday, 15 April 1862
Resolutions on the Death of Thomas B. Cooper ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 16 April 1862 Wednesday, 16 April 1862
Resolutions on the Death of Goldsmith F. Bailey ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 15 May 1862 Thursday, 15 May 1862
Resignation of Charles W. Walton ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 29 May 1862 Thursday, 29 May 1862
Message to the House on the Enrollment of S. 351 NO_OBJECTION Friday, 11 July 1862 Friday, 11 July 1862
Message on the Presentation of S. 351 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 12 July 1862 Saturday, 12 July 1862
Message on the Approval of S. 351 NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 16 July 1862 Wednesday, 16 July 1862
Letter to Excuse Mr. Bailey from Committee Service ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 24 April 1862 Thursday, 24 April 1862
Message to the House on the Enrollment of H. R. 374 NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 18 June 1862 Wednesday, 18 June 1862
Message on the Presentation of H. R. 374 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 19 June 1862 Thursday, 19 June 1862
Message on the Approval of H. R. 374 NO_OBJECTION Friday, 20 June 1862 Friday, 20 June 1862
Resolution to Appoint a Committee of Five to Report on the Seizure of Forts ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 09 January 1861 Wednesday, 09 January 1861
Resolution that the Committee of Five have Leave to Sit During the Sessions of the House ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 28 January 1861 Monday, 28 January 1861
Resolution that Neither the People or the Government have a Right to Legislate Upon Slavery in any of the States of the Union ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 11 February 1861 Monday, 11 February 1861

Draft Documents (33)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
The President's Annual Message No decision Tuesday, 04 December 1860 -
Resolution on the Constitution's Recognition of Slavery No decision Monday, 17 December 1860 -
Resolution on the Crittenden Compromise No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Majority Report of the Committee of Thirty-Three No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
H. R. 1008 No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Resolution on the Crittenden Compromise No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Resolutions by the Convention of the Union Held in Kentucky No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Joint Resolution Proposing Amendments to the Constitution No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Resolution that the Committee of Five to Report on a Vote of the People No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Resolutions on the Constitutional Duty of the Government No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
Message from the Members of Alabama OTHER Monday, 21 January 1861 Monday, 21 January 1861
Message from the Senate on the Passage of H. Res. 80 No decision Monday, 04 March 1861 -
Credentials of John B. S. Todd No decision Monday, 09 December 1861 -
S. 108 No decision Monday, 07 April 1862 -
Credentials of Joseph Segar No decision Monday, 24 March 1862 -
Message from the Members of South Carolina OTHER Monday, 24 December 1860 Monday, 24 December 1860
Message from the Members of Mississippi OTHER Saturday, 12 January 1861 Saturday, 12 January 1861
Message from the Members of Georgia OTHER Wednesday, 23 January 1861 Wednesday, 23 January 1861
Message from a Member from Georgia OTHER Wednesday, 23 January 1861 Wednesday, 23 January 1861
Message from the Members of Louisiana: Ordinance of the State of Louisiana No decision Tuesday, 05 February 1861 -
Resolution to Refer All Existing Disturbing Questions to a Convention of Delegates from the Various States POSTPONE_DEBATE Tuesday, 19 February 1861 Tuesday, 19 February 1861
Message from the President: Appeal to Congress on the Civil War No decision Wednesday, 09 January 1861 -
H.R.957 No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
H. Res. 67 No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
H. Res. 68 No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
Proceedings of Sandy Hill Meeting POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 28 January 1861 Monday, 28 January 1861
Memorial from Whitehall, New York on the Crittenden Resolutions POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 28 January 1861 Monday, 28 January 1861
Resolution to Request Ultimatum Propositions from the Border States No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
Message from the President: Peace Convention and Virginia Resolutions No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
Resolution to Authorise Special Elections on the Crittenden Amendment No decision Monday, 11 February 1861 -
Resolution to Instruct the Committee of Five to Inquire into the Emancipation of Slaves in Border States POSTPONE_DEBATE Monday, 11 February 1861 Monday, 11 February 1861
Resolutions on the Government and People's Purpose and Right to Legislate on Slavery in the States of the Union No decision Monday, 11 February 1861 -
Resolution on the Dissenters to the Foregoing Propositions No decision Monday, 11 February 1861 -

Referred Documents (45)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Appointments of the Committee of Thirty-Three REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 05 December 1860 Wednesday, 05 December 1860
Resolutions on Slavery and the Union REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Joint Resolution to Amend the Constitution on the Slavery Question REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolutions on Slavery Rights and Interstate Relations REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Constitution and Fugitive Slave Law REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Constitutional Rights and the Federal Union REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Protection of Domestic Slavery REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Declaring Members Out of the union REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Improving the Fugitive Slave Laws REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Enforcement of the Fugitive Slave Clause REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Slavery Question and Slavery Rights REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolutions on Constitutional Slavery and Interstate Relations REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Suppression of the Armed Rebellion REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Slavery and Congressional Interference REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Amending the Fugitive Slave Law REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Sectional Controversy and Slavery REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on Fugitive Slave Law REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolutions on the State of the Union and Slavery REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Memorial on the Constitutional Guarantee of Slavery REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Payment for Rescued Fugitive Slaves REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Enforcement of Slavery Rights REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolutions on Executive Power and Slavery REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on the Right of Property in Slaves REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolution on a Convention of States REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 12 December 1860 Wednesday, 12 December 1860
Resolutions on Dred Scott and Slavery Rights REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 17 December 1860 Monday, 17 December 1860
Memorial Contesting the Election of Charles Upton REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 02 December 1861 Monday, 02 December 1861
H. R. 122 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 09 December 1861 Monday, 09 December 1861
S. 108 REPORT_PROPOSAL Friday, 11 April 1862 Friday, 11 April 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in S. 108 REPORT_PROPOSAL Friday, 11 April 1862 Friday, 11 April 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of S. 108 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 April 1862 Monday, 14 April 1862
S. 108 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 April 1862 Monday, 14 April 1862
Message on the Approval of S. 108 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 16 April 1862 Wednesday, 16 April 1862
S. 351 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 07 July 1862 Wednesday, 09 July 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in S. 351 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 09 July 1862 Wednesday, 09 July 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of S. 351 REPORT_PROPOSAL Friday, 11 July 1862 Friday, 11 July 1862
S. 351 REPORT_PROPOSAL Friday, 11 July 1862 Friday, 11 July 1862
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 24 March 1862 Monday, 24 March 1862
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 01 May 1862 Thursday, 01 May 1862
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 08 May 1862 Monday, 12 May 1862
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 09 June 1862 Tuesday, 17 June 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in the Senate Amendment to H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 17 June 1862 Tuesday, 17 June 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 18 June 1862 Wednesday, 18 June 1862
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 18 June 1862 Wednesday, 18 June 1862
Message from the President: Peace and Resolutions from Kentucky REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 06 February 1861 Wednesday, 06 February 1861
H. Res. 69 REPORT_PROPOSAL Monday, 28 January 1861 Monday, 28 January 1861

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Approved Documents (29)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Credentials of Garrett Davis ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 23 December 1861 Monday, 23 December 1861
Credentials of Jacob M. Howard ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 17 January 1862 Friday, 17 January 1862
Credentials of John B. Henderson ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 29 January 1862 Wednesday, 29 January 1862
Credentials of Robert Wilson ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 24 January 1862 Friday, 24 January 1862
Credentials of Joseph A. Wright ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 03 March 1862 Monday, 03 March 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of S. 108 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 14 April 1862 Monday, 14 April 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in S. 108 NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 April 1862 Monday, 14 April 1862
Message on the Presentation of S. 108 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Tuesday, 15 April 1862 Tuesday, 15 April 1862
Message on the Approval of S. 108 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 16 April 1862 Wednesday, 16 April 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in S. 351 NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 10 July 1862 Thursday, 10 July 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of S. 351 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 11 July 1862 Friday, 11 July 1862
Message on the Presentation of S. 351 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Saturday, 12 July 1862 Saturday, 12 July 1862
Message on the Approval of S. 351 NO_OBJECTION Monday, 14 July 1862 Monday, 14 July 1862
Resolution to Create the Committee to Wait Upon the President ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 03 December 1860 Monday, 03 December 1860
Message from the House ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 03 December 1860 Monday, 03 December 1860
Resolution to Create a Committee of Thirteen ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 06 December 1860 Tuesday, 18 December 1860
Resolution to Suspend the 26th Rule ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 28 February 1861 Saturday, 02 March 1861
H. R. 374 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 09 June 1862 Monday, 09 June 1862
Message to the Senate on the Enrollment of H. R. 374 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 18 June 1862 Wednesday, 18 June 1862
Message to the Senate on the Concurrence of the House in the Senate Amendment to H. R. 374 NO_OBJECTION Wednesday, 18 June 1862 Wednesday, 18 June 1862
Message From the Vice President: Absence From the Senate ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 19 June 1862 Thursday, 19 June 1862
Resolution Naming Solomon Foot the President of the Senate pro tempore ADOPT_PROPOSAL Thursday, 19 June 1862 Thursday, 19 June 1862
Message on the Presentation of H. R. 374 to the President of the United States NO_OBJECTION Thursday, 19 June 1862 Thursday, 19 June 1862
Message on the Approval of H. R. 374 NO_OBJECTION Monday, 23 June 1862 Monday, 23 June 1862
Resolution Expelling Jesse D. Bright from His Seat in the Senate ADOPT_PROPOSAL Monday, 13 January 1862 Wednesday, 05 February 1862
Resolution on Benjamin Stark ADOPT_PROPOSAL Friday, 07 February 1862 Thursday, 27 February 1862
Resolution on the Election of the Chaplain ADOPT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 11 December 1860 Tuesday, 11 December 1860
H. Res. 80 ADOPT_PROPOSAL Sunday, 03 March 1861 Sunday, 03 March 1861
Message From the Vice President: Absence From the Senate NO_OBJECTION Monday, 31 March 1862 Monday, 31 March 1862

Draft Documents (31)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Appointment of Standing Committees No decision Wednesday, 04 December 1861 -
Resolution Instructing the Committee on the District of Columbia to Consider the Expediency of Abolishing Slavery in D. C. No decision Wednesday, 04 December 1861 -
Resolution Expelling Jesse D. Bright from His Seat in the Senate No decision Monday, 16 December 1861 -
S. 108 No decision Thursday, 13 February 1862 -
S. 216 No decision Friday, 28 February 1862 -
Message from the President of the United States: Recommending the Adoption of a Resolution to Cooperate with States That Adopt Gradual Abolition of Slavery No decision Friday, 07 March 1862 -
S. 252 POSTPONE_DEBATE Friday, 28 March 1862 Friday, 28 March 1862
S. 351 No decision Tuesday, 24 June 1862 -
Resolutions on a Convention to Address Slavery and the Secession Crisis No decision Tuesday, 18 December 1860 -
Report of the Senate Special Committee of Thirteen No decision Monday, 31 December 1860 -
Credentials of Lot M. Morrill OTHER Thursday, 17 January 1861 Thursday, 17 January 1861
H. Res. 64 No decision Thursday, 28 February 1861 -
S. No. 71 OTHER Thursday, 28 February 1861 Thursday, 28 February 1861
Message from the President: Peace Convention and Virginia Resolutions No decision Monday, 28 January 1861 -
H. R. 1009 No decision Saturday, 02 March 1861 -
Credentials of Edward D. Baker OTHER Wednesday, 05 December 1860 Wednesday, 05 December 1860
Resolution on the Development of an Armed Police to Enforce Slavery No decision Wednesday, 05 December 1860 -
H. R. 374 No decision Thursday, 15 May 1862 -
Committee Report on the Expulsion of Jesse D. Bright No decision Monday, 13 January 1862 -
Credentials of Benjamin Stark No decision Monday, 06 January 1862 -
S. 210 No decision Monday, 24 February 1862 -
Resolution to Instruct the Committee of Thirteen on the Slavery Question No decision Thursday, 13 December 1860 -
S. No. 54 No decision Thursday, 24 January 1861 -
Message from the President of the Peace Convention No decision Wednesday, 27 February 1861 -
S. No. 54 No decision Saturday, 23 February 1861 -
S. No. 537 No decision Monday, 14 January 1861 -
S. No. 59 No decision Friday, 18 January 1861 -
Message from the Senators of Louisiana No decision Monday, 04 February 1861 -
Resolution on the Admission of Commissioners to the Floor of the Senate OTHER Monday, 04 February 1861 Monday, 04 February 1861
Message from the President: Peace and Resolutions from Kentucky OTHER Tuesday, 05 February 1861 Tuesday, 05 February 1861
Message from the President: Threats to the Union No decision Wednesday, 09 January 1861 -

Referred Documents (21)

Committee on the District of Columbia of the Senate

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Committee of Elections of the House of Representatives

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Committee for the District of Columbia of the House of Representatives

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Draft Documents (2)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
H. R. 122 No decision Tuesday, 10 December 1861 -
Message on the Approval of S. 108 No decision Thursday, 17 April 1862 -

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

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Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
S. 108 No decision Thursday, 10 April 1862 -

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Committee on the Territories of the House of Representatives

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Committee on Territories of the Senate

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Referred Documents (1)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
H. R. 374 REPORT_PROPOSAL Tuesday, 13 May 1862 Wednesday, 14 May 1862

Senate Special Committee of Thirteen on the Condition of the Country

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Special Committee of Five of the House of Representatives

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Senate Special Committee of Five

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Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
S. No. 70 REPORT_PROPOSAL Wednesday, 27 February 1861 Wednesday, 27 February 1861

Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives

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Draft Documents (1)

Type Document Name Status Introduced Decision
Refer Martin's Resolution to the Committee on the Judiciary No decision Monday, 11 February 1861 -

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