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The 42nd Congress is sitting in Washington, DC between early March and mid-April, 1871

03/05/1871 to 04/19/1871

The Forty-second Congress of the United States is in session in Washington, D.C. It will sit in this first session until April 20, 1871. James Gillespie Blaine, Republican of Maine, is in the Speaker's chair in the House. (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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