Cyclopædia of Political Science, Political Economy, and the Political History of the United States

Edited by: Lalor, John J.
(?-1899)
BIO
Display paragraphs in this book containing:
Editor/Trans.
First Pub. Date
1881
Publisher/Edition
New York: Maynard, Merrill, and Co.
Pub. Date
1899
Comments
Includes articles by Frédéric Bastiat, Gustave de Molinari, Henry George, J. B. Say, Francis A. Walker, and more.
Start PREVIOUS
280 of 1105
NEXT End

CONGRESS

I.277.1

CONGRESS, Sessions of, (IN U. S. HISTORY). The first two sessions of the 1st congress were held at New York; until the end of the first session of the 6th congress, all the sessions were held at Philadelphia; since that time congress has met at Washington. (See CAPITAL, NATIONAL) Below will be found the dates of the meeting and adjournment of each session of each congress, together with the names of the successive speakers of the house. Democratic speakers are printed in Roman; federalist, whig and republican speakers in italic. The presiding officer in the senate is the vice-president (see ADMINISTRATIONS). I.: 1. March 4-Sept. 29, 1789; 2. Jan. 4-Aug. 12, 1790; 3. Dec. 6, 1790-March 3, 1791. F. A. Muhlenbergh, Pa.

I.277.2

—II.: 1. Oct. 24, 1791-May 8, 1792; 2. Nov. 5, 1792-March 2, 1793. Jonathan Trumbull, Conn.

I.277.3

—III.: 1. Dec. 2, 1793-June 9, 1794; 2. Nov. 3, 1794-March 3, 1795. F. A. Muhlenbergh, Pa.

I.277.4

—IV.: 1. Dec. 7, 1795-June 1, 1796: 2. Dec. 5, 1796-March 3, 1797. Jonathan Dayton, N. J.

I.277.5

—V.: 1. May 15-July 10, 1797; 2. Nov. 13, 1797-July 16, 1798; 3. Dec. 3, 1798-March 3, 1799. Jonathan Dayton, N. J.

I.277.6

—VI.: 1 Dec. 2, 1799-May 14, 1800; 2. Nov. 17, 1800-March 3, 1801. Theo. Sedgwick, Mass.

I.277.7

—VII.: 1. Dec. 7, 1801-May 3, 1802; 2. Dec. 6, 1802-March 3, 1803. Nathaniel Macon, N. C.

I.277.8

—VIII.: 1 Oct. 17, 1803-March 27, 1804; 2. Nov. 5, 1804-March 3, 1805. Nathaniel Macon, N. C.

I.277.9

—IX.: 1. Dec. 2, 1805-April 21, 1806; 2. Dec. 1. 1806-March 3, 1807. Nathaniel Macon, N. C.

I.277.10

—X.: 1. Oct. 26, 1807-April 25, 1808; 2. Nov. 7, 1808-March 3, 1809. Joseph B. Varnum, Mass.

I.277.11

—XI.: 1. May 22-June 28, 1809; 2. Nov. 27, 1809-May 1, 1810; 3. Dec. 3, 1810-March 3, 1811. Joseph B. Varnum, Mass.

I.277.12

—XII.: 1. Nov. 4, 1811-July 6, 1812; 2. Nov. 2, 1812-March 3, 1813. Henry Clay, Ky.

I.277.13

—XIII.: 1. May 24-Aug. 2, 1813; 2. Dec. 6, 1813-April 18, 1814; 3. Sept. 19, 1814-March 3, 1815. 1. Henry Clay, Ky. 2. Langdon Cheves, S. C.

I.277.14

—XIV.: 1. Dec. 4, 1815-April 30, 1816; 2. Dec. 2, 1816-March 3, 1817. Henry Clay, Ky.

I.277.15

—XV.: 1. Dec. 1, 1817-April 30, 1818; 2. Nov. 16, 1818-March 3, 1819. Henry Clay, Ky.

I.277.16

—XVI.: 1. Dec. 6, 1819-May 15, 1820; 2. Nov. 13, 1820-March 3, 1821. 1. Henry Clay, Ky. 2. John W. Taylor, N. Y.

I.277.17

—XVII.: 1. Dec. 3, 1821-May 8, 1822; 2. Dec. 2, 1822-March 3, 1823. Philip P. Barbour, Va.

I.277.18

—XVIII.: 1. Dec. 1, 1823-May 27, 1824; 2. Dec. 6, 1824-March 3, 1825. Henry Clay, Ky.

I.277.19

—XIX.: 1. Dec. 5, 1825-May 22, 1826; 2. Dec. 4, 1826-March 3, 1827. John W. Taylor, N. Y.

I.277.20

—XX.: 1. Dec. 3, 1827-May 26, 1828; 2. Dec. 1, 1828-March 3, 1829. Andrew Stevenson, Va.

I.277.21

—XXI.: 1. Dec. 7, 1829-May 31, 1830; 2. Dec. 6, 1830-March 3, 1831. Andrew Stevenson, Va.

I.277.22

—XXII.: 1. Dec. 5, 1831-July 16, 1832; 2. Dec. 3, 1832-March 3, 1833. Andrew Stevenson, Va.

I.277.23

—XXIII.: 1. Dec. 2, 1833-June 30, 1834: 2 Dec. 1, 1834-March 3, 1835. 1. Andrew Stevenson, Va. 2. John Bell, Tenn.

I.277.24

—XXIV.: 1. Dec. 7, 1835-July 4, 1836; 2. Dec. 5, 1836-March 3, 1837. Jas. K. Polk, Tenn.

I.277.25

—XXV.: 1. Sept. 4-Oct. 16, 1837; 2. Dec. 4, 1837-July 9, 1838; 3. Dec. 3, 1838-March 3, 1839. Jas. K. Polk, Tenn.

I.277.26

—XXVI.: 1. Dec. 2, 1839-July 21, 1840; 2. Dec. 7, 1840-March 3, 1841. R. M. T. Hunter. Va.

I.277.27

—XXVII.: 1. May 31-Sept. 13, 1841; 2. Dec. 6, 1841-Aug. 31, 1842; 3. Dec. 5, 1842-March 3, 1843. John White, Ky.

I.277.28

—XXVIII.: 1. Dec. 4, 1843-June 17, 1844; 2 Dec. 2, 1844-March 3, 1845. John W. Jones, Va.

I.277.29

—XXIX.: 1. Dec. 1, 1845-Aug. 10, 1846; 2. Dec. 7, 1846-March 3, 1847. John W. Davis, Ind.

I.277.30

—XXX.: 1. Dec. 6, 1847-Aug. 14, 1848; 2. Dec. 4, 1848-March 3, 1849. Robert C. Winthrop. Mass.

I.277.31

—XXXI.: 1. Dec. 3, 1849-Sept. 30, 1850; 2. Dec. 2, 1850-March 3, 1851. Howell Cobb, Ga.

I.277.32

—XXXII.: 1. Dec. 1, 1851-Aug. 31, 1852; 2. Dec. 6, 1852-March 3, 1853. Linn Boyd, Ky.

I.277.33

—XXXIII.: 1. Dec. 5, 1853-Aug. 7, 1854; 2. Dec. 4, 1854-March 3, 1855. Linn Boyd, Ky.

I.277.34

—XXXIV.: 1. Dec. 3, 1855-Aug. 18, 1856; 2. Aug. 21-30, 1856; 3. Dec. 1, 1856-March 3, 1857. N. P. Banks, Mass.

I.277.35

—XXXV.: 1. Dec. 7, 1857-June 1, 1858; 2. Dec. 6, 1858-March 3, 1859. Jas. L. Orr, S. C.

I.277.36

—XXXVI.: 1. Dec. 6, 1859-June 18, 1860; 2. Dec. 3, 1860-March 3, 1861. Wm. Pennington, N. J.

I.277.37

—XXXVII.: 1. July 4-Aug. 6, 1861; 2. Dec. 2, 1861-July 17, 1862; 3. Dec. 1, 1862-March 3, 1863. Galusha A. Grow, Pa.

I.277.38

—XXXVIII.: 1. Dec. 7, 1863-July 2, 1864; 2. Dec. 5, 1864-March 3, 1865. Schuyler Colfux, Ind.

I.277.39

—XXXIX.: 1. Dec. 4, 1865-July 28, 1866; 2. Dec. 3, 1866-March 3, 1867. Schuyler Colfax, Ind.

I.277.40

—XL.: 1. March 4-30, July 3-20, Nov. 21-Dec. 2, 1867; 2. Dec. 2, 1867-July 27, Sept. 21, Oct. 16, and Nov. 10, 1868; 3. Dec. 7, 1868-March 4-April 10, 1869; 2. Dec. 6, 1869-July 15, 1870; 3. Dec. 5, 1870-March 3, 1871. Jas. G. Blaine, Me.

I.277.41

—XLII.: 1. March 4-April 20, 1871; 2. Dec. 4, 1871-June 10, 1872; 3. Dec. 2, 1872-March 3, 1873. Jas. G. Blaine, Me.

I.277.42

—XLIII.: 1. Dec. 1, 1873-June 23, 1874; 2. Dec. 7, 1874-March 3, 1875. Jas. G. Blaine, Me.

I.277.43

—XLIV.: 1. Dec. 6, 1875-Aug. 15, 1876, 2. Dec. 4, 1876-March 3, 1877. 1. M. L. Kerr, Ind.; 2. S. J. Randall, Pa.

I.277.44

—XLV.: 1. Oct. 15-Dec. 3, 1877; 2. Dec. 3, 1877-June 20, 1878; 3. Dec. 2, 1878-March 3, 1879. S. J. Randall, Pa.

I.277.45

—XLVI.: 1. March 18-July 1, 1879; 2. Dec. 1, 1879-June 16, 1880; 3. Dec. 6, 1880-March 3, 1881. S. J. Randall, Pa. (See CONTINENTAL CONGRESS.)

I.277.46

—See Poore's Political Register, 4-204.

ALEXANDER JOHNSTON.

Start PREVIOUS
280 of 1105
NEXT End

Return to top