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The second session of the 35th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC

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12/06/1858 to 12/22/1858
The second session of the Thirty-fifth Congress of the United States opened in Washington, D.C. with James L. Orr of South Carolina as Speaker. This "lame duck" session sat for 88 days and adjourned on March 3, 1859. (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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