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TWENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 10,11,12. 1841 449 {md vesxed in the circuit court of the United States for the District of for District of Columbia, and in and upon the supreme or superior courts of any of c°l¤¤*bi°· md {hg '_[‘erritories of the United States, in cases in bankruptcy, where the :`;I;:.,?;;g;m bankrupt resides in the said District of Columbia, or in either of the l said Territories. Sec. 17. And be it further enacted, That this act shall take effect This mw from and after the first day of February next. *¤k¤ ¢E¢¢* from Approved, August 19, 1841. 1°°F°b'°°xt‘ Snmun I. Cunt-. X.—~£n Act urther to extend the time or locatin Viv 'nia militar land warrants, andfeturning surveys lhereonio the Genivzl Lind Opice. (dl; Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1848.¤h·93· United States of America in Congressasscmbled, That the first section of in sec, of of the act entitled "An act to extend the time·for locating Virginia mili- 7th July l8$8, tary land warrants, and returning surveys thereon to the General Land §2a¥;€;,f;;§d OtHcc," approved July seventh, eighteen hundred and thirty-eigl1t, as to ;0mJm_1544 all warrants issued prior to the tenth day of An ust, eighteen hundred and forty, and no others, be, and the same is irereby, revived, and to continue in force until the first day of January, eighteen hundred and forty-four. Approved, August 19, 1841. Swnurx I. Cnr. XI.-An Act to authorize the recover nes and ciiuru incurred under the charter, laws, and ordinances of yégrgctown, bége justices of the ?’“‘°‘· me ch. cv. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the i United States of America in Congress assembled, That to remove all C¤¤‘x>¤1‘¤¢i0¤ ¤f existing doubts as to the chartered powers of the Mayor, Recorder, g:’g:%fg';‘° Alderman and Common Council of Georgetown, the said Corporation &,c_h,,w_ ' of Georgetown shall be, and they are hereby, authorized and empowered to recover all fines, penalties, and forfeitures incurred, or that may be incurred, under their charter, and the laws and ordinances passed in pursuance thereof, by warrant before any justice of the peace of the District of Columbia, and execution on his judgment, in like manner, and subject to a like appeal to the Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, as in other cases of small debts. Ammovmn, August 19, 1841. """"' Srnurs I. Guru-. XII.-dn Jlct to revive and extend the charters of certain banks in the Dia- Aug_2§, 1g4L trict of Columbia. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 1838. ch. 91, ’ United States of America in Congress assembled, That the charters 1é,'g"g]‘TggY3’ of the Bank of the Metropolis, of the Bank of Washington, and of the ’° Patriotic Bank of Washington, in the city of Washington.; the charter of the Farmers and Mechanics Bank of Georgetown, in Georgetown; BE£,Q';‘}'§l';{r°_ and the charters of the Farmers Bank of Alexandria, and of the Bank us, Bank gf of Potomac, in the town of Alexandria, be, and the same are, severally Washington, and respectively hereby revived; and all the powers, rights, privileges, &i§’6:;‘;;'°g£c immunities, limitations, prohibitions, and restrictions contained in said ygngwgd'[g qi, charters are hereby renewed, extended, und made applicable in full extent grunted force to each of said banks, respectively, and to the presidents, direc- lg';“‘d °h“"°'“* tors, other officers, and stockholders of each of them, in the same manner, and to the same extent, as was granted and provided by the said several and respective charters, and the laws in force on the first day of January, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-eight, subject to the limitations and provisions hereinafter contained: Provided, Said Pmviso. (a) Notes of acts relating to Virginia warrants, vol. 1, 182. Von. V.——57 2x2