United States House Committee on Territories

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The United States House Committee on Territories was a committee of the United States House of Representatives from 1825 to 1946 (19th to 79th Congresses).[1] Its jurisdiction was reporting on a variety to topics related to the territories, including legislation concerning them, and their admission as new states.[2]


  1. ^ http://www.archives.gov/legislative/guide/house/chapter-13-territories.html#[1]
  2. ^ Asher C. Hinds, Hinds' Precedents of the House of Representatives of the United States (Washington: Government Printing Office, 1907), vol. 4, p. 768. via http://www.archives.gov/legislative/guide/house/chapter-13-territories.html#[1]