United States Congressional Serial Set, Issue 6904

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1916
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Reports, Documents, and Journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Read full review


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In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Read full review


Lifesaving medal to Marcus A Jordan
To establish National Employment Bureau 425 Bridge across Tennessee River near Chattanooga Tenn
Bridge across Susquehanna River near Sunbury Pa 427 Bridge across Tombigbee River Ala 428 Bridge across West Branch of Susquehanna River at ...
To restore homestead rights in certain cases
Patent applications
Leo N Levi Memorial Hospital Association
For term of court at Durango Colo 457 Exclusion of liquors from national parks
To promote reclamation of arid lands 459 Per capita payments to Indians of Fort Berthold Reservation
Streams springs and water holes in public lands in California 461 Lands for public park in Oregon
Divisions of mental hygiene and rural sanitation Public Health Service
Perpetual care of Huron Cemetery
Exchange of lands with North Dakota 465 Bridge across Brazos River
Bridge across Wabash River at Wabash Ind 467 To create new division in judicial district of North Dakota 468 Tents for sufferers from fire at Paris T...
Relief of Wisconsin Band of Pottawatomie Indians 482 Claims of Sisseton and Wahpeton bands of Sioux Indians
Publicutility franchises in Hawaii
To amend law relating to construction of submarines 493 Gas service Island of Oahu Hawaii
Appeals from decisions of boards of local inspectors of vessels
Public lands for cemetery and park purposes
Government armorplate factory 2 pts 498 Fortifications appropriation bill 1917
Political status of Philippine Islands 2 pts 500 Game preserve in Kansas
Extension Rocky Mountain National Park Colo
Patents for certain lands to Myton Utah 504 Leave of absence for homestead settlers upon unsurveyed lands
To validate title to town site of McCabe Mont
Nonconcurrence in Senate amendments to Indian appropriation bill 515 Tendering thanks of Congress to certain officers Panama Canal
Special permits for excursions on passenger steamers
Bridge across Bayou Bartholomew Ark 518 Extending time to complete bridge across Mississippi River Memphis Tenn 519 Bridge across Allegheny ...
Abrogate contract lease Muskingum River Ohio
Bridge across Bayou Bartholomew
To amend Revised statutes relating to terms of patents for designs 525 Right of way near Engle N
Metalliferous minerals on Indian reservations
Extension of patent of badge of Daughters of American Revolution 537 Certain lands issued to Duchesne Utah 538 Extension of patent design to Uni...
Conference report on bill to retain duty on sugar 574 Loan of supplies to Knights of Pythias encampment
Right of way through military reservation at Fort Mifflin Pa 576 Public roads in national park at Gettysburg
Time for payments on entries on Fort Niobrara reservation 581 Bridge across Mississippi River in Aitkin County Minn
Useless papers in Treasury Department 583 To print final report of Industrial Relations Commission 584 Right of way across Fort Barrancas and Fort ...
Permitting refined products of petroleum as stores on vessels 587 Homestead entry of certain lands in Washington State 589 To amend act to incorpo...
Change name of steamer Normania to William F Stifel
Interlocking directorates of national banks
To extend time for bridges near Cedar Point and Dauphin Island 602 To extend time for bridges near Cedar Point and Dauphin Island 603 Bridge ac...
Issuance of medical and other supplies to American Red Cross 606 Appropriation for organized militia 608 Hours of service of railroad employees
Damage done by predaceous fishes and aquatic animals 610 Leave of absence at navy yards
Conf report on bill to increase number of cadets at Military Academy 613 To prevent desecration of United States flag 614 Bridge across Yellowston...
To subdivide part of town site of Plummer Idaho 625 Lands for reservoir at Lemmon S
To amend act relating to opening of Fort Assinniboine reservation 627 Patents to homesteads on ceded portion of Wind River Reservation
Addition of certain lands to Teton national forest
To amend copyright law relative to motion pictures etc 641 Removal of Botanic Garden to Rock Creek Park D C 2 pts 642 Mineral lands in Uncomp...
Patent to land of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota to White Earth 630 Rural credits 2 pts 634 Relief of certain homestead entrymen in Glacier National...
Bridge across Grand Calumet River in Indiana
Conference report on bill to increase efficiency of Army 648 Amendment of judicial code to permit retirement of judges 650 Claims of volunteer sol...
Conference report on Indian appropriation bill 1917
To establish merchant marine etc 2 pts 661 Conference report on bill to amend Postal Savings System 663 Bridge across Salt Fork of Arkansas River ...
Filing of bills of interpleader by insurance companies 678 Compensation of Government employees suffering injuries while on duty
Change name of steamer Normania to William F Stifel
To accept gift of Berkshire trout hatchery 681 Development of shellfish industries 684 Northport Chopaka and Laurier Wash to be ports of entry 68...
Water limitation in distilleries
Loss of alcohol by accident during transportation
Conference report on bill to increase efficiency of Army 697 To establish Federal Motion Picture Commission 2 pts 698 Method of directing work of...
To establish National Park Service 712 Conference report on bill to prevent fraudulent advertising in D C
Special canceling die for postmaster at Newark N
Special canceling die for postmaster at Southbridge Mass 716 Change of judicial districts in Oklahoma
District of Columbia appropriation bill 1917
Pension appropriation bill 1917

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