The second session of the 36th Congress opens in Washington, DC

The second session of the Thirty-Fifth Congress of the United States opened in Washington, D.C. with Speaker William Pennington, Republican of New Jersey, presiding. It sat until March 3, 1861. (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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