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The second session of the 26th Congress opens in Washington, DC

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12/07/1840
The second session of the Twenty-sixth Congress of the United States opened in Washington, D.C. with Speaker Robert Hunter presiding. This "lame duck" session sat for 87 days and adjourned on March 3, 1841. (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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