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The second session of the 36th Congress opens in Washington, DC

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12/03/1860
The second session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress of the United States opened in Washington, D.C. with Speaker William Pennington, Republican of New Jersey, presiding. It sat until March 3, 1861. (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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