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The first session of the 38th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC

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12/08/1863 to 12/21/1863
The first session of the Thirty-eighth Congress of the United States was sitting in Washington. The House sat for only two weeks before its holiday recess started on December 23, 1863. Schuyler Colfax of Indiana 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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