Footnotes for the Sessions of the
2nd Congress, 1791-1793

session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
SpecialSENATE4 March 1791same daynone- - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by President George Washington via executive Proclamation issued on 1 March 1791; no President pro Tempore was elected by the Senate, as Vice President John Adams presided over the one-day session.

1stlong24 October 17918 May 1792Lee, Richard Henry
(Opp.- Virginia)
Trumbull, Jonathan
(Adm.- Connecticut)
2ndshort5 November 17922 March 1793Langdon, J.


"Regular" Sessions of Congress
"Regular" Sessions prior to the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Regular" Sessions after the adoption of the 20th Amendment (1933)
"Extra" Sessions
"Special SENATE" Sessions

Related information:
Political Party Floor Leaders in the Congress of the United States
A Brief History of Congressional Leadership