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The Fortieth Congress is in recess from its first session in Washington DC

Legislative Iconic image, U.S. Capitol, 2008
03/31/1867 to 07/02/1867

The Fortieth Congress was in recess on this day from its first session. A special session opened on July 3, 1867 and continued until July 20, 1867 before the House recessed for the summer. (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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