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The "lame duck" third session of the 41st Congress of the United States is sitting in Washington, DC

01/05/1871 to 03/02/1871

The "lame duck" third session of the Forty-first Congress is sitting in Washington, DC. The House and the Senate will now sit until March 3, 1871. In the House, James Gillespie Blaine of Maine is in the speaker's chair. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."