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 job was to report on a variety to topics related to the territories. This would include legislation about them, and their admission as new states.[2]

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  1. "Guide to House Records: Chapter 13: Territories". National Archives. 15 August 2016. Archived from the original on 24 December 2016. Retrieved 24 December 2016.
  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 https://www.archives.gov/legislative/guide/house/chapter-13-territories.html# Archived 2019-09-26 at the Wayback Machine[1]