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The first session of the 38th Congress ends in Washington DC

07/04/1864

Speaker Schuyler Colfax of Indiana gavels the first House session of the Thirty-eighth Congress of the United States to a close in Washington, DC. The Congress has sat for a total of 209 days. It will reconvene on December 5, 1864. (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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