Events

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Legal/Political 07/15/1870 The second session of the 41st Congress of the United States comes to an end in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 12/05/1870 The third session of the 41st Congress of the United States opens in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 12/06/1870—12/22/1870 The third session of the 41st Congress of the United States is sitting in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 12/23/1870—01/03/1871 The third session of the 41st Congress of the United States is in its holiday recess
Legal/Political 01/04/1871 The third session of the 41st Congress of the United States returns from its holiday recess
Legal/Political 01/05/1871—03/02/1871 The "lame duck" third session of the 41st Congress of the United States is sitting in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 03/03/1871 The 41st Congress of the United States comes to the end of its term in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 03/05/185703/13/1857 The Senate of the United States is sitting in a ten day special session in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 03/14/1857 The Senate of the United States ends its ten day special session in Washington, DC
Legal/Political 01/03/185901/11/1859 The Patent Office assembles an "Advisory Board for Agriculture" in Washington D.C.
Legal/Political 01/03/1859 Stephen Douglas ends a three day visit to New York City and leaves for Philadelphia
Legal/Political 07/05/1859 A convention assembles in Wyandotte, Kansas to create a Kansas State Constitution
Legal/Political 03/27/1859 Territorial Governor Cumming of Utah protests U.S. Army troops aiding the federal court sitting in Provo
Legal/Political 03/30/1859 Federal Judge Cradlebaugh protests the Governor's order to remove U.S. troops aiding his court in Provo, Utah
Legal/Political 04/04/185904/05/1859 The fugitive slave case of Daniel Dangerfield from Harrisburg causes popular excitement in Philadelphia
Legal/Political 04/12/1859 Lord Lyons, the new British Ambassador, presents his credentials to President Buchanan in Washington
Legal/Political 02/28/1859 Congress approves a reservation for the Pima and Miricopa tribes near the Gila River in New Mexico Territory
Legal/Political 04/28/1859 José Marta Mata presents his credentials in Washington as minister from the recently recognized Juarez government of Mexico
Legal/Political 04/05/1859 The first trial of the Oberlin-Wellington slave rescuers opens in federal court in Cleveland, Ohio
Legal/Political 04/06/185904/14/1859 The federal trial of Oberlin-Wellington rescuer Simeon Bushnell continues in Cleveland, Ohio