14 TWENTY-FOURTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 54. 1836. courts of the United States, where the value of the property, or the amount in controversy, to be ascertained by the oath or aflzirrnation of either party, shall exceed one thousand dollars.' each of the said district courts shall have and exercise the same jurisdiction, in all cases arising under the constitution and laws of the United States as is vested in the circuit and district courts of the United States. And the first six days of every term of the said courts, or so much thereof as sha1` be necessary, shall be appropriated to the trial of causes arising under the said constitution and laws. , And writs of error, and appeals from the final decisions of the said courts, in all such cases, shall be made to the supreme court of the Territory, in the same manner as in other cases. The said clerks shall receive, in all such cases, the same fees which the clerk of the district court of the United States in the northern district of the State of New York receives for similar services. b A“°*’!*°Y; W Sec. 10. And be it further enacted, That there shall be an Attorney ° "”°"'°° ‘ for the said Territory appointed, who shall continue in office four years, unless sooner removed by the President, and who shall receive the same fees and salary as the attorney of the United States for the Michigan Marshal. Territory. There shall also be a Marshal for the Territory appointed, who shall hold his office for four years, unless sooner removed by the President, who shall execute all process issuing fiom the said courts when exercising their jurisdiction as circuit and district courts of the United States. He shall perform the same duties, be subject to the same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees, as the Marshal of the district court of the United States for the northern district of the State of New York; and shall, in addition, be paid the sum of two hundred dollars, annually, as a compensation for extra services. &g¤t*;¤:;¤2 _ 11..And be it further enacted, That the Governor, Secretary, proved by gc Chief Justice and Associate Judges, Attorney, and Marshal, shall be Senate. ¤0miH¤t6d, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate appointed by the President of the United States. The Governor and Secretary, to be appointed as aforesaid, shall, before they act, as such respectively take an oath or affirmation before some judge or justice of the peace in the existing Territory of Michigan, duly commissioned and qualified to administer an oath or aflirmation, to support the constitution of the United States, and for the faithful discharge of the duties of their respective offices; which said oaths, when so taken shall be certified by the person before whom the same shall have been laken and such cer— trficate shall be received and recorded by the said Secreizary among the Executive proceedings. And, afterwards, the Chief Justice and assocrate Judges, and all other civil officers in said Territory, before they act as such, shall take alike oath or affirmation before theisaid Governor or Secretary, or some judge or justice of the Territory who may be duly commissioned and qualified, which said oath or affirmation shall be certrfiid ind transmitted by the person taking the same to the Secretary, to e y him recorded as aforesaid; and, ailerwards, the like oath or Salaries aflirmation shall be taken, certified, and recorded, in such manner and form as may be prescribed by law. The Governor shall receive an annual salary of two thousand five hundred dollars for his services as Governor and as superintendent of Indian ffT' _ a airs. he said Chief Justice and Associate Judges shall each receive an annual salar fh hundred dollars. The Secretary shall receive an annual salhro df? nlm hundred dollars. The said salaries shall be paid quarter· edrl gethe Treasury of the United States. The members of the Ld islaiiiv A6 gernbly shall be entitled to_receive three dollars each pergday, diirin; Contingent twtgtatterpdapce at the sessions thereof, and three dollars each for every umm"- _ y mi es trayel in going to and returning from the said sessions Estimated according to the nearest usually-travelled route. There shall e appropriated, annually, the sum of three hundred and fifty dollars, to
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