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TWENT Y-FIFTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 81. 1839. 337 sand dollars is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose of carrying this act into eflect. Ammovcn, March 3, 1839. é-·· S·ru·u·i·1: III. CHAP. LXXXI.—An Act to amend the act of the third of Jllarc/z, czghtccn hundred March 3, 1839. and thirty-scvetz,. crzlii/cd “HM uci Szfjyilcycvnlufy fc the act entitled * in act la amend the yudzcwl system of M8 UBZZZBCZ élllles, cmdfor 0t}ze1*pu0p0se$," 3, 1837, ch. Be it enacted by the Senate am} House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be the District judge duty of the district judge of Missouri to attend at St. Louis, on the first l\I0nday of October annually, who shall have power to make all neces- S,_ Louis, &,,_ sary orders touching any suit, action, appeal, writ of error, process, pleadings, or proceedings returned to the circuit court, or depending therein, preparatory to the hearing, trial, or decision of such action. suit, appeal, writ of error, process, pleadings, or proceedings; and all writs and process may be returnable to the said courts on the first Monday of October, in the same manner as to the sessions of the circuit courts directed to be held by the said act of third March, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven; and the said writs returnable to the circuit courts may also bear teste on the said first Monday of October, as though a session of said court was holden on that day. (0.) Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the district court of the District court United States for the district of East Tennessee shall, hereafter, be holden for E“s° II"" on the third Monday of October in each year, instead of the second mss8e' Monday of October, as now prescribed by law; and that the district court of the Middle District of Tennessee shall be holden on the first District court Mondays of March and September, in each year; and all causes and $3;*;;*; d’”‘· processes shall be continued over, and be returnable to, the respective Auc,,,,S,,S"&,,,_ terms of said courts as hereby established; and said courts shall be continued over, holden at the places now prescribed by law, and exercise all the powers &’°· and jurisdiction they now enjoy. (Z1) Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That from and after the first day g,,.,,,,;, ,,0,,,., of June next the circuit court of the United States for the southern dis- for Southern trict of Alabama shall commence its terms on the second Monday of d'"·Al”b“m“· March and the fourth Monday of November, in each and every year; and the circuit court for the eastern district of Louisiana shall com- g;,c,,;,,,0,,,, mence its terms on the first Monday of April and the third Monday of for Eastern dist. December in each and every year; and all writs, pleas, suits, recog- L°“‘s’“”“· nizances, indictments and all other proceedings, civil and criminal, shall wma, pleas, be heard, tried and proceeded with by said court, at the times herein &c. howto be fixed, in the same manner as if no change in the times of holding said P’°°°°d°d ’“· courts had taken place. Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the circuit and district Qircuit and courts of the United States for the district of Michigan, shall be held ,*l*$*RE*;9“’*° at Detroit, on the second Monday of October, instead of the first Mon- °r ° xg3m' day in November, as heretofore established; and that all writs, pleas, suits, recognizanoes, indictments and all other proceedings, civil and Writs, pleas, criminal, shall be heard, tried, and proceeded with by the said court, at &°· l‘°5"(;? l’° the times herein fixed, in the same manner as if no change in the times pmccc 8 m' of holding the said court had taken place. Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That the district court of the Dimictcmm United States for the district of Arkansas, shall be held at Little Rock for Arkansas. on the first Monday of October, instead of the first Monday in November

(u) See notes to act of April 29, 1824, chap. 45, vol. 4, for a reference to the acts passed relating to the district court of Missouri. (b) Act of July 4, 1840, chap. 42, sec. 3; act of April 14, 1842, chap. 20; act of May 18, 1842, chap. 30 ; act of March 3, 1843, chap. 74. Vox., V.--43 2 D