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TEMPORARY OFFICES, BUILDERS' EXCHANGE BUILDING, MARCH 16 TO JUNE 16, 1903

BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS ANTICIPATING THE DEPART

MENT OF COMMERCE AND LABOR

February 8, 1864, Thirty-eighth Congress, first session. Mr. Ortho

introduced a bill to create and organize a Department of the Government to be called the Department of Industry. Referred

to Committee on Judiciary. March 26, 1866, House of Representatives. Mr. Grinnell introduced

a bill to establish a Manufacturing and Statistical Division of the Treasury Department. Referred to Committee on Manu

factures. March 26, 1867, House of Representatives. Mr. Baker offered a reso

lution instructing Select Committee on Rules to inquire into the expediency of constituting a standing Committee on Labor.

Adopted. May 25, 1868. Mr. Pile introduced a joint resolution (H. J. Res. 274)

authorizing the appointment of a Commercial Commissioner.

Referred to Committee on Commerce. March 31, 1870. Mr. Logan introduced a resolution requesting the

delivery of an address on the principles and objects of the National Labor Union, by some member of their association, in the lall of the House of Representatives. The restriction of the

importation of labor was debated in Congress as early as 1871. April 10, 1871, Forty-second Congress, first session. Mr. Hoar intro

duced a bill (H. R. 374) to provide for the appointment of a commission on the subject of wages and hours of labor and the division of profits between labor and capital in the United States. Reported from Committee on Education and Labor December

13, 1871. Passed December 21, 1871. December 5, 1871, Mr. Killinger introduced a resolution in the House

to inquire into the expediency of establishing a Labor Bureau in connection with the Department of Agriculture. Referred

to Committee on Education and Labor. December 11, 1871, Forty-second Congress, second session. Mr.

Shanks introduced a bill (H. R. 550) to establish a Bureau of

Labor, with a Commissioner of Labor. January 6, 1874, Forty-third Congress, first session. Mr. Shanks

introduced a bill (H. R. 1458) establishing a Bureau of Labor.

Referred to Committee on Education and Labor. January 12, 1874, Forty-third Congress, first session. Mr. Woodworth

introduced a bill (H. R. 1094) to establish a Bureau of Transportation to regulate the management of interstate commerce.

Referred to Committee on Railways and Canals. January 19, 1874, Forty-third Congress, first session. Mr. Biery

introduced a bill (H. R. 1246) to establish a Department of Manufactures and Mining. Referred to Committee on Manufactures.

May 15, 1874, Forty-third Congress, first session. Mr. Windom intro

duced a bill (S. 820) to establish a Bureau of Internal Commerce. Referred to Select Committee on Transportation Routes to the

Seaboard. June 4, 1874, reported with amendments. December 14, 1874, Forty-third Congress, second session. Mr. Stan

ard introduced a bill (H. R. 3992) to establish a Department of Commerce, which, with accompanying memorial from the National Board of Trade, was referred to the Committee on

Commerce. December 14, 1875, Forty-fourth Congress, first session. Mr. Stone

introduced a bill (H. R. 8+) to establish a Department of Commerce. Referred to Committee on Commerce and reported

adversely. March 31, 1876, Forty-fourth Congress, first session. Mr. Campbell • introduced a bill (H. R. 2950) providing for the appointment

of a commission on the subject of labor and capital. October 29, 1877, Forty-fifth Congress, first session. Mr. Peddie

introduced a bill (H. R. 106) to establish a Department of Come

merce. Referred to Committee on Commerce. February 11, 1879, Forty-fifth Congress, third session. Mr. Cameron

proposed a joint resolution (S. J. Res. 60) providing for a commission to consider and report what legislation is needed for the better regulation of commerce among the States. Referred

to Committee on Commerce. May 5, 1879, Forty-sixth Congress, first session. Mr. Murch intro

duced a bill (H. R. 1383) to establish a Bureau of Labor Statis

ties. Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor. June 4, 1879, Forty-sixth Congress, first session. Mr. Russell secured

adoption of a resolution that the Committee on Commerce he instructed to inquire and report wherein existing laws can be so amended as to afford relief to the commercial interests of the country, and what measures can be adopted by the Congress of the United States calculated to secure a return of their

commercial prosperity. December 8, 1879, Forty-sixth Congress, second session. Mr. Hoar

introduced a bill (S. 771) to establish a Labor Commission.

Referred to Committee on Education and Labor. February 9, 1880, Forty-sixth Congress, second session. Mr. Young

introduced a bill (H. R. 4327) to establish a Department of Manufactures, Mechanics, and Mines. Referred to the Com

mittee on Judiciary. April 12, 1880, Forty-sixth Congress, second session. Mr. Warner

introduced a bill (11. R. 5797) to establish a Bureau of Mines and Mining, a Bureau of Manufactures, and a Bureau of Labor Statistics in the Interior Department, and to change the designation of the existing Bureau of Statistics to Bureau of Commerce. Referred to Committee on Mines and Mining.

March 1, 1880, Forty-sixth Congress, second session. Mr. Cox sub

mitted a resolution that the Secretary of State be requested to inform the House what measures, if any, may in his opinion be advantageously taken for the more frequent publication and wider circulation of commercial reports received by the Department from its officers abroad; also as to methods of publishing

these reports in other countries. Adopted. December 7, 1881, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. Mr. Davis

introduced a bill (S. 302) to establish a Department of Agriculture and Commerce. Referred to Committee on Agriculture. S. 1562 reported as substitute, to constitute Department of

Agriculture an Executive Department. December 13, 1881, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. Mr. Murch

introduced a bill (H. R. 617) to establish a Bureau of Labor

Statistics. Referred to Committee on Education and Labor. January 23, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. Mr. Cassidy

introduced a bill (H. R. 3367) to establish a Bureau of Mines

and Mining. Referred to Committee on Mines and Mining. February 13, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. Mr. Young

introduced a bill (H. R. +375) to establish a Department of Manufactures, Mechanics, and Mines. Referred to Committee

on Mines and Mining February 14, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. A bill

(S. 1198) was introduced to establish a Bureau for the registration of ships and seagoing vessels and for the encouragement of United States shipping. Referred to Committee on Com

merce. March 27, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, first session. Mr. Phelps

introduced a bill (H. R. 5403) to establish a Department of

Industry. Referred to Committee on Revision of Laws. December 4, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, second session. Mr. Page

introduced a bill (H. R. 6907) to establish a Department of Commerce and Navigation. Referred to Committee on Com

merce. December 4, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, second session. Mr.

Rosecrans introduced a bill (H. R. 6913) to establish a Department of Commerce and Navigation. Referred to Committee on

Commerce. December 5, 1882, Forty-seventh Congress, second session. Mr. Miller

introduced a bill (S. 2197) to establish a Department of Com

merce and Navigation. Referred to Committee on Commerce. December 4, 1883, Forty-eighth Congress, first session. Mr. Blair

introduced a bill (S. 110) to establish a Bureau of Labor Statistics. Referred to Committee on Education and Labor, reported with an amendment, debated, but not passed.

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