Back to top

In Washington, DC, the 43rd Congress of the United States ends its first session

06/23/1874

In Washington, DC, Speaker James G. Blaine of Maine brings down the gavel on the first session of the Forty-third Congress of the United States. The House has sat for a total of 204 days. The "lame duck" second session will begin on December 7, 1874. (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

Tabs

How to Cite This Page: "In Washington, DC, the 43rd Congress of the United States ends its first session," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/22085.