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UNITED STATES. CONGRESS. DOCUMENTS. A group of 106 congressional documents all concerning the war. All are 8vo and in generally good condition.

Although only a fraction of the total output of Congress during the war, the collection represents a good sample of congressional concerns and actions.


[1] 29th Congress, 1st Session. Fourteen items, including several presidential messages and Taylor’s dispatches. Also includes a report on war steamers accompanied by nine folded plates from various sources.

[2] 29th Congress, 2nd Session. Fifteen documents, many concerning financing the war and various resolutions of state legislatures.

[3] 30th Congress, 1st Session. Twenty-nine items relating to various aspects of the war, including a long report on Frémont’s court martial and numerous reports on Yucatán.

[4] 30th Congress, 2nd Session. Twelve items, mostly concerned with the armed forces.

[5] 31st Congress, 1st Session. Four items on various topics.

[6] 31st Congress, 2nd Session. Six items, including some material related to the boundary line. Two of the items have maps.

[7] 32nd Congress, 1st Session. Six items, including a report on the Battle of Cerro Gordo.

[8] 34th Congress, 1st Session. Five items, including two on Frémont’s California expedition.

[9] 35th Congress, 1st Session. Two documents concerning financial matters.

[10] 32nd Congress, 2nd Session – 63rd Congress, 2nd Session. Thirteen items dealing with various aspects of the war, some well after the fact. Includes material on paying soldiers a pension for their service.


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