The 37th Congress is in session in Washington, DC, sitting from early July, 1861 till early August, 1861

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The early session of the Thirty-seventh Congress of the United States lasted until August 6, 1861.   Republican representative Galusha A. Grow was in the Speaker's chair. (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
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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