1870 Census Office
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1870 Census Office

For the 1870 census, Superintendent of the Census, Joseph C.G. Kennedy's office was located in room 38 of the Patent Office. In 1876, Census Bureau headquarters is listed as being located in room 20 of "Wright's Building" at the corner of G and 8th Streets, NW. By 1878, headquarters is recorded as having moved again to the Patent Office Building (room 174).