| George Clinton (DR)|
Nathaniel Macon (DR)
| Samuel Smith (DR)|
| 34 Senators
3 Non-voting members|
The Ninth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It met in Washington, D.C. from March 4, 1805 to March 4, 1807, during the fifth and sixth years of Thomas Jefferson's presidency. The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives was based on the Second Census of the United States in 1800. Both chambers had a Democratic-Republican majority.
June 1, 1805: First Barbary War ends.
November 7, 1805: Lewis and Clark Expedition arrived at the Pacific Ocean.
September 23, 1806: Lewis and Clark Expedition returned to St. Louis, Missouri, thereby ending the exploration of the Louisiana Territory and the Pacific Northwest.
February 19, 1807: Former Vice President Aaron Burr was tried for conspiracy and acquitted.
March 29, 1806 - Cumberland Road, ch. 19, 2 Stat. 357
March 2, 1807 - Act Prohibiting Importation of Slaves, ch. 22, 2 Stat. 426
June 30, 1805 Michigan Territory was formed from a portion of the Indiana Territory
9th United States Congress Wikipedia
The count below identifies party affiliations at the beginning of the first session of this Congress. Changes resulting from subsequent replacements are shown below in the "Changes in membership" section.President: George Clinton (DR)
President pro tempore: Samuel Smith (DR)
Speaker: Nathaniel Macon (DR)
This list is arranged by chamber, then by state. Senators are listed by class, and Representatives are listed by district.Skip to House of Representatives, below
Senators were elected by the state legislatures every two years, with one-third beginning new six-year terms with each Congress. Preceding the names in the list below are Senate class numbers, which indicate the cycle of their election.
The names of members of the House of Representatives are listed by their district numbers
The count below reflects changes from the beginning of this Congress.
Lists of committees and their party leaders.Army Regulations (Select)
Commerce and Manufactures
Revisal and Unfinished Business
Standards of Official Conduct
Ways and Means
Architect of the Capitol: Benjamin Latrobe
Librarian of Congress: John J. Beckley
Alexander T. McCormick, Episcopalian, elected November 7, 1804
Edward Gantt, Episcopalian, elected December 4, 1805
John J. Sayrs, Episcopalian, elected December 3, 1806
Secretary: Samuel A. Otis
Sergeant at Arms: James Mathers
James Laurie, Presbyterian, elected December 2, 1805
Robert Elliot, Presbyterian, elected December 1, 1806
Clerk: John Beckley
Doorkeeper: Thomas Claxton
Sergeant at Arms: Joseph Wheaton