Vote Subject Matter:
/ Government Organization
Sponsor: FELCH, Alpheus (D-MI)
Bill number: HR291
Description: ON CONCURRING IN AMENDMENT TO H.R. 291, (10-STAT. L. 152, JAN. 22, 1853), AMENDING AN ACT APPROVED JUNE 12, 1840, ABOLISHING THE OFFICE OF SURVEYOR GENERAL, WHICH AMENDMENT, MADE IN COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE, ENABLES THE COMMISSIONER OF THE GENERAL LAND OFFICE TO ACT AS SURVEYOR GENERAL IN CASES WHERE THIS BECOMES NECESSARY. (P. 160-1)
Original source documents:
Congresional Globe vol. 31, p. 160;
Senate Journal vol. 44, p. 58;
Vote Ideological Breakdown
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