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Engineers, Chief of. Reports :
Relative to Saint Joseph River, Michigan, and breakwater at

Mackinac, Mich..
Surveys of Shenandoah River, Virginia, and Tread Haven Creek,

Choptank River, and Secretary Creek, Maryland....
Survey of the Arkansas River...
Survey of Petaluma Creek, California..
Ship-canal across Bergen Neck, New Jersey; also surveys of

Cheesquakes Creek and South River, New Jersey and Newtown

Creek, New York...
Resurvey of the outlet to Wolf Lake, Indiana
Examination of Susquehanna River, Pennsylvania
Inland water-routes from the harbor of Norfolk, Va., to the At-

lantic Ocean, south of Hatteras, including communication with

Cape Fear River, North Carolina.....
Condition of the Missouri River between Plattsmouth and Omaha.
Survey of Delaware River at Chester and Marcus Hook
Improvement of Missouri River near Brownsville...
Survey of the mouth of the Little Kanawha River,
Improvement of Exeter River, New Hampshire.
Survey of Allegheny River, New York..
Survey of Nanticoke River, Broad Creek, Northeast River, Tuck-

ahoe Creek, Slaughter Creek, and Cabin Creek, Maryland, and

Chincoteague Inlet, Virginia...
Improvement of the harbor at Grand Haven, Michigan
Improvement of Alton Harbor..
Survey of Dan River, Virginia
Survey of the Gasconade River, Missouri
Surveys of York River, and of Lynn Haven, Link Horn, and

Broad Bays, Virginia
Survey of Kankakee River, in Indiana and Illinois.
Improvement of Sandusky River...
Survey of Mississippi River, near Lake Concordia, Louisiana, and

Cowpen Bend, Mississippi
Survey of Green, Muddy, and Barren Rivers, Kentucky
Surveys of Pamunkey and Archer's Hope Rivers, Virginia, Lock-

wood's Folly, and Waccamaw Rivers, North Carolina, and Pee-

dee River, South Carolina
Importance of geographical and topographical surveys of the ter.

ritory west of the Mississippi River..
Relative to the bill to confirm the survey of the pueblo of San

Francisco.
Relative to the bill to confirm the survey of the pueblo of San

Francisco.
Relative to the bill to confirm the survey of the pueblo of San

Francisco
Survey of the mouth of Red River, Louisiana
Examination of Charlotte Harbor and Peas Creok, Florida
Resurvey of Trinity River, Texas
Survey of the Mississippi River, opposite the mouth of the Mis-

souri River...
Respecting the entrance of Yaquina Bay, Oregon
Survey of entrance to Cumberland Sound, Florida ..
Survey to Superior Bay..
Ship-canal from Saint Mary's River to Gulf of Mexico.
Survey of Mississippi River to Falls of Saint Anthony.
Examinations of Catawba River, North Carolina and South Caro-

lina, and of Wateree and Santee Rivers, South Carolina
Amendment to the bill (H. R. 5545) for the relief of the heirs of

Juan Read
Resurvey of Sebewaing Harbor, Michigan.
Examination of Broad River, South Carolina..
That the unexpended balances of certain appropriations be ap-

plied to the improvement of the mouth of Red River, Louisiana.
Surveys of the Saint Mary's River, Michigan
Examination of Trinidad Harbor, California.

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Engineers, Chief of. Reports:

Resurvey of the bar at the mouth of Bell River, Michigan...
Maintenance of the channel at the South Pass, Mississippi River.
Reports of the board of engineers on the proposed harbor of refuge

for the Pacific coast
Additional information
Appropriation for the completion of the office work connected

with the surveys west of 100th meridian..
In relation to the port and harbor of New York, and the waters

near the same
Examination of Port Royal River, South Carolina..
Increase of the estimate for surveys and expenses of the Missis-

sippi River Commission
Resurvey of Clinton River, Michigan

Relative to increasing the depth of water to the city of Baltimore..
England. Training systems for the navy and mercantile marine of...
Envelopes, deficiency in the appropriation for post-office. Letter of

the Postmaster-General,
Exeter River, New Hampshire, survey of the. Report of Sophus
Haagensen, assistant engineer

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Falls of Saint Anthony. Report of Capt. C. J. Allen and report of
Joseph J. Frizell, assistant engineer, on the construction of a sluice-

was at the
Farquhar, F. C., engineer, secretary Light-House Board. Letter rela-

tive to increase of the service on certain rivers
Fees collected, &c., by consular and diplomatic officers for the year end-.

ing December 31. 1878, statement of. Letter of the Secretary of State.
Fitth Cavalry. Petition of officers of the, relative to the restoration

of certain officers to the Army .
Fifth Cavalry, officers of the. Petition against the restoration of

Robert P. Wilson to the Ariny
Fitzhugh, R. H., assistant engineer. Survey of Green, Muddy, and

Barren Rivers, Kentucky
Florida, survey of the peninsula of, with a view to the construction

of a ship-canal from Saint Mary's River to the Gulf of Mexico. Re-

port of Lient. Col. Q. A. Gillmore.
Foreign sugar. (See Sugars.)
Forster, Charles W., assistant engineer. Report of, examinations of

Lockwood's Folly River and Waccamaw River, North Carolina, and

Pee Dee River, South Carolina....
Forsyth, Lieut. Col. J. W. Letter relative to the restoration of cer-

tain officers to the Army..
Fori Assinaboine, Montana Territory, completion of. Letter of the
Secretary of War.....
Fort Bridger to Uintah Agency, appropriation for the completion of

the road from. Letter of the Secretary of War...
Fort Leavenworth. Letter of the Secretary of War in relation to the

construction of buildings for quarters for troops at
Fort spelling military reservation, appropriation for the construction
of buildings on the. Letter of the Secretary of War ...
Fort Stevenson, Dakota, proceedings of a board of survey on damage
of clothing suffered by certain men of Company K, Sixth Infantry,

by a fire at. Letter of the Secretary of War..
Fort Stockton, Texas. Letter of the Secretary of War recommending

Itgislation for the acquisition of title to
Fortune Bay, correspondence with Great Britain in regard to the al-

leged outrage upon American fishermen at. Message of the Presi-
dent of the l'nited States.
France. Naval training system of
Frank, Capt. R. T. Memorial of, against the passage of bills for the

relief of Wm. A. Winder and D. R. Ransom..
Fremont, S. L., assistant engineer. Report of survey of peninsula
of Florida with a view to the construction of a ship-canal from
Saint Mary's River to the Gulf of Mexico

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Frizell, Joseph P., assistant engineer. Report of operations at the

Falls of Saint Anthony
Frizell, Joseph P., assistant engineer. Report of survey of Superior

Bay.
Frost, Frederick W., assistant engineer. Report of survey of water-

routes from the harbor of Norfolk, Va., to the Atlantic Ocean,

south of Hatteras, and to the Cape Fear River, North Carolina....
Frost, F. W., assistant engineer. Report of surveys of Lynn Haven,

Link Horn, and Broad Bays, Virginia ...
Fuel. Repeal of the law in regard to payment by officers for:,

Petition of officers of the Army.
Petition of officers of the Army
Report of the Quartermaster-General

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Gasconade River, Missouri, survey of. Report of Thomas T. Johnston,

assistant engineer.
General Land Office, Commissioner of the. Reports:

Amount of unsold public lands in counties of Chippewa and

Schoolcraft, Michigan
General lines of location of the Northern Pacific Railroad, lands

withdrawn under the several locatious, &c...
Exemplifications of land patents issued to Indian tribes in Indian

Territory, and copies of applications of railway corporations

and action thereon
Relative to erroneous surveys in the former Sioux Indian reserva-

tion
Relative to Uncompahgre Park, in Colorado.
Estimate to cover deficiencies in appropriation for salaries and

commissions of registers and receivers of land offices..
Concerning a patent for lands issued to Thomas McBride in Utah

Territory ; lands embraced in incorporated cities in said Terri.

tory; and entries of lands by certain persons in said Territory..
Concerning land grants to aid in the construction of railroads..

Concerning entries of town-sites on mineral lands....
Geodetic Survey. (See Coast and Geodetic Survey.)
Geographical and topographical surveys of the territory west of the

Mississippi River, importance of. Letter of the Secretary of War...
Geographical and topographical survey of the territory west of the

100th meridian, appropriation for the completion of the office-work

of the. Letter of the Secretary of War...
Gibbon, John, Colonel, United States Army. Letter relative to com-

pensation of citizen volunteers who participated in the battle of

Big Hole, Montana ..
Gillespie, Maj. G. L. Reports of surveys of Cowlitz River, Washing-

ton Territory, and Umpqua River and Alsea Harbor and Bar, Oregon;

also mouth of Columbia River.....
Gillmore, Lieut. Col. Q. A. Report of survey of the entrance to Cun-
berland Sound, Florida .

Ship-canal from Saint Mary's River to Gulf of Mexico.
Examination of Broad River, South Carolina..
Examination of Port Royal River, South Carolina..
Increase of the estimate for surveys and expenses of the Missis.

sippi River Commission..
Girard, Capt. A. C. Petition ...
Godding, Dr. W. W. Letter relative to a deficiency in the appropria-

tion for the Government Hospital for the Insane...
Grand Haven, Michigan, improvement of the harbor at. Report of

Maj. F. Harwood...
Great Britain, correspondence with, in regard to the alleged outrage

upon American fishermen at Fortune Bay. Message of the Presi-

dent of the United States.....
Great Kanawha River, improvement of the Report of Maj. William

P. Craighill...

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Green River, Kentucky, survey of. Report of R. H. Fitzhugh, assist-

ant engineer ....
Gunnison and Grand Rivets, appropriation for the building of a mili- 1
tary post near the junction of. Letter of the Secretary of War...
Wagon-road from post on White

River to one near the junction of
the. Letter of General John Pope...

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Haagensen, Sophus, assistant engineer. Report of survey of Exeter

River, New Hampshire ..
Habersham, Robert A.. assistant engineer. Report on surveys of Cow-

litz River, Washington Territory, Umpqua River and Alsea Harbor

and Bar, Oregon ...
Handbury, Capt. Thomas H. Report of survey of Arkansas River...
Handbury, Capt. Thomas H. Report of condition of the Missouri
River between Omaha and Plattsmouth....

Improvement Missouri River near Brownville..
Harbor of refuge at entrance to Portage Lake and Lake Superior Ship-
Canal, survey for. Report of Assistant Engineer L. Y. Schermer-
born ....
Harbor of refuge on the Pacific coast, reports of the board of engi-
Deers on the proposed. Letter of the Secretary of War..

Additional letter of the Secretary of War..
Letter of George Davidson, assistant Cnited States Coast and

Geodetic Survey.
Harlem River, New York, improvement of. Report of Col. John New-

tou
Harwood, Maj. F. Report of survey of Saint Joseph River, Michigan.

Sarvey for a breakwater at Mackinac, Mich....
Improvement of Grand Haveu Harbor, Michigan
Resurvey of Sebewaing Harbor, Michigan....
Resurvey of the bar at the month of Bell River, Michigan

Resurvey of Clinton River, Michigan ...
Henry, Capt. Guy V. Petition of, against the passage of the bill to

promote Capt. J. Scott Payne....
Hobbs, Lieut. Charles W. Petition in relation to promotion in the

Army
Holabird, S. B. Memorial
Holladay, Benjamin, contracts with, and amounts of money paid to,

on contracts for carrying the mails. Letter of the Postmaster-Gen-
eral
Hot Springs commissioners, final report of the. Letter of the Secre-
tary of the Interior.....
Hot Springs commissioners, letter and affidavit of Hon. Powell Clay-

ton in relation to an affidavit of J. J. Sumpter filed with the report
of. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior..
Howard, General 0.0. Telegram from, recommending certain modi-

fications of the laws relating to traveling allowances for officers and
Hudson River Railroad. (See New York Central and Hudson River

Railroad Company.)
Hatton, N. H., assistant engineer. Report on survey to determine

the cost of constructing a ship-canal to connect the waters of the
Delaware and Chesapeake Bays....
Hutton, N. H., assistant engineer. Report of examination of Shenan-
doah River..

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Importation of foreign wines, liquors, &c. Lotter of the Secretary of

the Treasury in regard to..
Importation or shipment of merchandise. Letter of the Secretary of
the Treasury in relation to Department Order No. 175, concerning
the publication of statistics relating to the....

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Indian Affairs, Commissioner of. Reports:

Payments to the Ute Indians ..
In relation to the number of mining camps located on the Ute In-

dian reservation in Colorado
Contracts for Indian supplies
Relative to the rejection of certain bids for wagons for the Indian

service
Indian service. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior relative to the

rejection of certain bids for wagons for the...
Indian supplies, contracts for. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior.
Indian Territory. Report of Lieut. Gen. P. H. Sheridan in regard

to operations to control squatters in the .
Indian Territory, exemplifications of land patents to Indian tribes in,

and applications of railway corporations and action thereon. Let-

ter of the Secretary of the Interior .
Indian tribes in Indian Territory, exemplifications of land patents is-

sued to. Letter of the Secretary of the Interior...
Industrial education. (See Education.)
Ingalls, Rufus, and others, officers of the Quartermaster's Department,

memorial against passage of bill (S. 192) to correct the date of com-

msision of certain officers of the Quartermaster's Department
Inland mail service, insufficiency of appropriation for. Letter of the

Postmaster-General..
Inland water routes from the barbor of Norfolk, Va., to the Atlantic

Ocean south of Hatteras and to the Cape Fear River, North Caro-
lina. Report of Captain Charles B. Phillips and F. W. Frost, as-

sistant engineer.
Insane. Letter of W. W. Godding, M. D., relative to deficiency in

the appropriation for the Government Hospital for the....
Interior, Secretary of the. Letters :

Property belonging to the United States in the possession of the

Interior Department....
In relation to binding books for the library of his department.
Transmitting tinal report of the Hot Springs commissioners
Payments made to the Ute Indians.
In relation to the number of mining camps ou the Ute Indian Res-

ervation in Colorado
Correspondence concerning the Ute Indians in Colorado
Recommending an appropriation for deficiency for expenses of

the office of Auditor of Railroad Accounts
In relation to a deficiency in the salary of the Auditor of Railroad

Accounts
Relative to contracts for Indian supplies
Concerning land grant railroad companies that have not per-

formed the conditions of their grants..
Deficiency in the appropriations for the illustrations of the Patent-

Office Gazette...
Letter and affidavit of Hon. Powell Clayton in relation to an aff-

davit of J. J. Sumpter filed with the report of the Hot Springs

Commissiou.
Revised estimate of deficiencies for Army and Navy pensions for

the year ending June 30, 1880....
Unsold public lands in counties of Chippewa and Schoolcraft,

Michigan
Concerning located but unconfirmed private land claims in the

State of Louisiana
Agreement signed by the chiefs and headmen of the Ute Indians
Concerning the lines of location of the Northern Pacific Railroad,
Exemplifications of land patents issued to Indian tribes in Indian

Territory, and copies of applications of railway corporations

and action thereon
Deficiency in the appropriation for the Government Hospital for

the lusane
Relative to erroneous surveys iu the former Sioux Indian reser-

vation

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