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House Committee on Land Frauds, Select - 6th R.S. (1855)

Committee Members
James M. Ardry, Chair
Napoleon Charlton
William B. Middleton
William Read Moore
William Pollock
Cyrus Randolph
Willliam S. Taylor
Charges
• Enquire of the late frauds committed upon the Adjutant General's Office, by the procurement of Certificates of Bounty Warrant, upon false and forged evidence.
• Enquire of the frauds committed upon the General Land Office by false and forged Head-right certificates.
• Inquire into the circumstances of the destruction of the Archives of the Adjutant General's Office by conflagration.

Note:
Appointed by Speaker 11/14/1855, pursuant to resolution by Ardry; Ardry listed as Chairman on committee reports (House Journal, 6th R.S., pp. 38, 48, 422-428, 451-452).

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