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The 36th Congress ends its first session in Washington, DC and adjourns until December

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06/25/1860
In Washington, after a animated morning of argument, Speaker William Pennington at noon brought down the gavel on the first session of the Thirty-sixth Congress of the United States. The House had been in session for 202 days and was adjourned until its return for the second session which began on December 3, 1860. (By John Osborne)
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Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."  http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/index.html

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