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600 TVVENTY-SEVENTH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 31, 32, 33. 1843. Sururn III. Fett li 1843 Cuiw. XXXI. - An Act to etuihcrize tire chi;/' clerk in the of iccff the Scania-ry

..- of State to frank publzc and qjiczal documents senifrom i ral qjice.

Bc it enacted by the Senate and House 4f Representatives of the Franking pri. United States of America in Congress assembled, That the right and

 privilege of frauking all public and officiztl documents, that may be sem

3 wu clk 4}% from the office of the Secretary of State, be, and hereby is, granted to sec. 6. the chief clerk m that office. APPROVED, February 15, 18 . 'Srnum III. Ferl I5, 1g4g_ Crum. XXXII. --.An Act io change the place of holding the circuit and district -————-——— courts in the district ry" Maine. (zz) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Chem, com United States q" America in Congress assembled, That the term of the to be h··ld at circuit court of the United States, for the district of Maine, heretofore

 °” Ist held at Wiscusset, in and for said district, on the first day of October;

` shall hereafter be held at Portland, in said district, on the first day of October, und that all writs, lens, and reco nizsmces and indictments, and all other proceedings, hoth civil and gcriminal, pending in said court, shall be returnable to and have day and be heard, tried, and procccded in at Portland, in the same manner as they might have been done :1tWiscasset, had the place of holding snid court not been changed: Pmvm Provided, however, if the first day of October happen on Sunday, then the court shall be held on the second day of said month. Dgsmct cou)- Sue. 2. And be it further enacted, That the term of the district court

j> be held M of the United States for the district of Maine, heretofore held at Wis-

T:‘;;‘i2‘;‘$‘}H'“* casset, on the fourth Tuesday of February, shall hereafter be held at

~*€b,é¤,,r{§ Portland on Fha fi£st ;1`ucsé1ay fif §`ebru;y, and;hat the term of said

An ¤¤ j¤_¤g¤r court ereto orc e at ort an on 6 rst ues ay 0 une, shall QQy°g‘;.'i}L:c‘f°S' hereafter be held at Bangor in said district, on the fourth Tuesday of unc. Apmtovmn, February 15, 1843. Srnurn III. `°°"`- pcb_ 15,184 Cxnp. XXXIII.-An Act to authorize the Le islatures the States Illinois, ——————-—; .drkamas, Louisiana, and Tennessee, to sell lie lands hcztqfvrc approgriaiedfor the usc of schools in those Slain. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Amhomym United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Legislapmvide tin the tures of Illinois, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee, be, and they are f;L‘a;f§;’;°°l hereby, authorized to provide by law for the sale and conveyance in fee ' imgle, ofall or orgy part ogthe lands heretofore reserved and appropriated y ongress or the use 0 schools within said States, and to invest the money ztrisinqr from the sales thereof in some roductive Hmd, the rocecds of which shall be forever applied, undler the direction of said Legislatures, to the use and support of schools within the several town- P i ships and districts of country for which they were originally reserved S · ixncasct apart, and for no otlifzriisc or purpose whatever: Provided, Said un , or any purt t ierco , s in in no wisc be sol without the consent of the inhabitants of such township or district, to be obtained in such

   manner as the Lcgislatures of said States shall by law direct; and in
 the apportionment of the proceeds of said fund, each township and dis-

· trict shall be entitled to such part thereof, and no more, as shall have accrued from the sum or sums of money arising from the sale of the school lzmds bclonging to such township or district. (a) District Court of Maine, vol. 3, 41 . Notes of the: acts relating to the circui? court of the district of Maine, vol. 3, 773.