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President William Henry Harrison calls a special early session of the 27th Congress in Washington, DC

United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., circa 1846
03/17/1841
President William Henry Harrison calls an early special session of the 27th Congress, by executive order. The Congress will assemble on May 31, 1841 but by that time President Harrison will have died and his successor, Vice-President John Tyler, sworn in. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
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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