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18481229-starandbanner - feet ol he late California, new coma no persons...
feet ol he late California, new coma no persons THE MILEAGE Or CONGRESSMEN.-The New York Tribune has an able and interesting article, showing the c\ccss of milcago charged by members of Congress, which presents results:--The, number of r.xiriA miles charged by members of the House of Representatives 59,030 : and by Senators, 18,602 ; making grand tol.il of miles overcharged ingoing to from Washington, of 77,632 ! The extra lcago of the House was $47,222 80! and Senate $14,831 40 ! making a total for a session of $62,105, 20 ! !D~On Wednesday, tho above article of the Tribune was brought before the Hous-o by Mr Sawyer, who reviewed it with much severity, ?aid it demanded «ome notice from the Honse. lonjr, spic.y, and somewhat pcrnonal debate hy a good deal of confusion, which wa» ended bv th* adoption O fs R^olmion inrtrncl ins thi rrftmmJn^ «,, vr:r«.^ _:-- :-,. m five ' ingr the Committee on Mileage (o cxamin*

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  1. The Star and Banner,
  2. 29 Dec 1848, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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