In Washington, DC, the 41st Congress of the United States opens its second session

The Forty-first Congress opens its second session in Washington, DC. The House and the Senate will sit until the usual holiday recess which begins this year on December 22, 1869. (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
Legal/Political
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