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In Washington, DC, the 42nd Congress ends its third session and finishes its term

03/03/1873

In Washington, DC, Speaker James G. Blaine brings the term of the Forty-second Congress of the United States to an end. The House has sat in its third term for 92 days and for a total of 230 days during its two year term. The Forty-third Congress will assemble on December 1, 1873. (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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