The 31st Congress ends its first session in Washington, DC

In Washington, Speaker Howell Cobb brought down the gavel on the first House session of the Thirty-first Congress of the United States. The chamber had been in session for 302 days, the longest continuous sitting in House history up to that time. It adjourned until the opening of its second session on December 2, 1850. (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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