United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/3rd Congress/1st Session/Chapter 16

United States Statutes at Large, Volume 1
United States Congress
Public Acts of the Third Congress, 1st Session, Chapter 16

April 3, 1794
Chap. ⅩⅥ.—An Act transferring, for a limited time, the Jurisdiction of Suits and Offences from the District to the Circuit Court of New Hampshire, and assigning certain Duties in respect to Invalid Pensioners, to the Attorney of the said District.

Actions pending in district court of New Hampshire removed to next circuit court.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all actions commenced or pending in the district court of New Hampshire be removed to the next circuit court to be holden in that district, there to be tried and determined, in the same manner, as if the recognizance of such actions had been originally given to the said circuit court: And the said circuit court is hereby vested with the cognizance of all actions, crimes and offences, by the laws now in force, cognizable in the said district court, and with all the powers and authorities of the said district court; and any judge of the supreme court of the United States, is authorized to do and perform all the duties, by any law of the United States enjoined upon the said district judge, except as is herein after provided; the fees to be the same as in the district court, in all such cases.

Claims to invalid pensions in N. Hampshire transferred to district attorney.
1793, ch. 17.
Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the duties enjoined the district judges, by the act “to regulate the claims to invalid pensions,” be, and the same are hereby transferred, as far as relates to the district of New Hampshire, to the attorney of the said district, whose duty it shall be to perform the same.

Limitation of this act.Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That this act shall continue in force until the end of the next session of Congress, or until a new district judge be appointed in that district, and no longer.

Approved, April 3, 1794.