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

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12/01/1862
The third "lame duck" session of the Thirty-seventh Congress of the United States opened in Washington. The House sat for only three weeks before its holiday recess. Galusha A. Grow of Pennsylvania was in the Speaker's chair. (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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