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

Committee Members
James M. Burroughs, Chair
James H. Armstrong
Samuel Augustus Maverick
Charges
• To investigate recent frauds, supposed to have been committed, in obtaining bounty land warrants, and headright certificates.

Note:
Appointed 11/20/1855, pursuant to motion by Scott, to act in conjunction with House committee; Burroughs listed as Chairman of select committee in report 1/21/1856 (Senate Journal, 6th R.S., pp. 90, 387-390).

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