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The first session of the 39th Congress is in a two-week holiday recess until January 5, 1866

Legislative Iconic image, U.S. Capitol, 2008
12/22/1865 to 01/04/1866
In late December, 1865, the first session of the Thirty-ninth Congress of the United States adjourned for its fourteen day holiday recess. It returned on January 5, 1866. (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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