United States Congress. Papers, 1798, 1854, 1862 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
Title: United States Congress. Papers, 1798, 1854, 1862
Collection identifier: 342
Extent: 1.0 microfilm reel
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This reel of microfilm [79-99], acquired in 1960, contains copies of several bills in the records of the U.S. Senate (National Archives, Record Group 46):
5th Congress, 2nd Session (1798), Bill to better define treason and sedition (21 pages).
33rd Congress, 1st Session (1854), Bill, S.22, to organize the Kansas and Nebraska territory (176 pages).
37th Congress, 2nd Session (1862), Bill, S.132, to authorize the President to establish provisional governments in several Southern states (14 pages), and Bill, S.200, related committee reports and amendments (15 pages).