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The 38th Congress comes to the end of its term in Washington DC

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03/03/1865
Schuyler Colfax of Indiana gaveled the second "lame duck" House session of the Thirty-seventh Congress of the United States to a close. This brought its term to an end. The House had sat for a total of 298 days during its two years. The Thirty-ninth Congress would gather on December 4, 1865. (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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