The Green Papers
The Green Papers
41st Session of the Congress, 1869-1871
session type convened adjourned President pro Tempore
of the Senate
Speaker of the House
of Representatives
1st Extra 4 March 1869 10 April 1869 Anthony, Henry B.
(Rep.- Rhode Island)
Blaine, James G.
(Rep.- Maine)

This "extra" Session of the 41st Congress was mandated by the act of 22 January 1867 which required that a given Congress convene on the 4 March next following its election as well as on the constitutionally mandated date of the first Monday in December in each calendar year.

Special SENATE 12 April 1869 22 April 1869 Anthony - - - -

This Special Session of the SENATE was called by President Ulysses S. Grant via executive Proclamation issued on 8 April 1869.

2nd long 6 December 1869 15 July 1870 Anthony Blaine
3rd short 5 December 1870 3 March 1871 Anthony Blaine

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