The first session of the 39th Congress is sitting in Washington DC from early January to late July, 1866

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The first session of the Thirty-ninth Congress of the United States sat in Washington, DC. with Schuyler Colfax of Indiana in the Speaker's chair. The session lasted until July 28, 1866. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."  http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/index.html
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Legal/Political
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