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The second session of the 37th Congress opens in Washington, DC

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12/02/1861
The second session of the Thirty-seventh Congress of the United States opened in Washington, D.C. with Galusha Grow of Pennsylvania sitting as Speaker. This session sat for 228 days and adjourned on July 17, 1862. (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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