The first session of the 38th Congress is sitting in Washington, DC

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The first session of the Thirty-eighth Congress of the United States was sitting in Washington. The House sat for only two weeks before its holiday recess started on December 23, 1863. Schuyler Colfax of Indiana was in the Speaker's chair. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, "House History."  http://clerk.house.gov/art_history/house_history/index.html
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Lawmaking/Litigating
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