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The 36th Congress of the United States ends its second session, finishes its term, and adjourns

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03/03/1861
With controversy over the status of Fort Sumter raging and Abraham Lincoln due to be inaugurated the next day, Speaker Pennington gaveled the ninety-three day "lame-duck" second session of the House of Representatives to a close, ending the term of the Thirty-sixth Congress of the United States. (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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