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In Washington, DC, the 41st Congress of the United States opens its second session

12/06/1869

The Forty-first Congress opens its second session in Washington, DC. The House and the Senate will sit until the usual holiday recess which begins this year on December 22, 1869. (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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