The second session of the 31st Congress opens in Washington, DC

The second session of the Thirty-first Congress of the United States opens in Washington, D.C. with Speaker Howell Cobb of Georgia presiding. This "lame duck" session will sit for 92 days and adjourn on March 3, 1851. (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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