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In Washington, DC, the 42nd Congress of the United States ends its second session

06/10/1872

In Washington, DC, Speaker James G. Blaine of Maine brings down the gavel on the second session of the Forty-second Congress of the United States. The House has sat for a total of 190 days in this session. The "lame duck" second session will begin on December 2, 1872. (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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