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In Washington, DC, the 42nd Congress ends its first session.

04/20/1871

The Forty-second Congress of the United States ends its first session in Washington, D.C. It has sat for 48 days and will reassemble for its second session on December 4, 1871. (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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