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tering the necessary oaths, and writing the proper affidavits, fifty cents.

Recording the transcript or certificate of an official oath, twenty-five

Marriage license and recording certificate of marriage, one dollar and twenty-five cents.

For every hundred words contained in any writing required by law to be done by him, for which there is no specific allowance, ten cents.

For filing a declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States, and making a certified copy of such declaration under seal, one dollar.

cents.

For entering the final admission of aliens to rights of citizenship, and making a certified copy thereof under seal, two dollars.

For entering the qualification and admission of an attorney or solicitor, with a certificate under seal, including the fee for all oaths taken therein, two dollars.

For each copy of any process, which goes out of the office with such process, to be used in serving it, one-half the fee for issuing such process.

For transcribing and making out docket for the use of court, ten cents for every hundred words, to be paid out of the United States treasury.

For searching a record within one year, ten cents, and for every preceding year five cents.

And for any other service, duty, or attendance, not herein specifically provided for, such fees and compensation as are allowed by the laws of the United States to the clerks of the circuit courts of the United States, for the same service, duty, or attendance; and if no such fee or compensation be allowed by the laws of the United States, such fees as are herein allowed for similar services.

FEES OF THE CLERK OF THE CRIMINAL COURT.

SEC. 3. The fees of the clerk of the criminal court shall be as follows:

For taking a recognizance, forty cents.

Discharging a recognizance, twenty-five cents.

Entering defendant's confession, twenty-five cents.

And for services not specifically provided for in this section, the same fees and compensation as are allowed to the clerk of the circuit court for the same or similar services.

FEES OF THE CLERK OF THE DISTRICT COURT.

SEC. 4. The fees and compensation of the clerk of the district court of the United States for this District, shall be the same as are allowed. by the laws of the United States to the clerks of the district courts. of the United States.

FEES OF THE REGISTER OF WILLS.

SEC. 5. The fees of the register of wills shall be as follows:

For every probate of a will, and endorsing certificate thereon, one dollar.

Issuing letters testamentary, of administration or collection, seventyfive cents.

Taking, filing, and recording, bond of executors, administrators, collectors or guardians, one dollar and fifty cents.

Taking, filing, and recording any bond, not otherwise provided for, one dollar.

Taking and entering a renunciation, twenty-five cents.

Issuing a citation, warrant, or other process, except subpoena, fifty

cents.

Issuing notice to creditors, with order thereon, fifty cents.
Entering a caveat, twenty-five cents.

Administering an oath, five cents.

Filing a list of articles appraised or sold, twenty-five cents. Stating, passing, and filing, the account of an executor, administrator or guardian, three dollars.

Issuing subpoena, including all persons applied for at the same time, forty cents.

Making any search, twenty-five cents.

Making out and filing the distributive share of each person, one

dollar.

Filing and recording an indenture of apprenticeship, with the approval thereof, seventy-five cents.

Endorsing and filing any paper not herein named, five cents.

Entering appearance of defendant, ten cents.

Entering return of process, ten cents.

Entering continuance or reference, ten cents.

Issuing commission to value an orphan's estate, one dollar.

Entering any order of court, ten cents.

Entering final judgment, or decree, thirty cents.

Entering any motion, ten cents.

Entering appointment of guardian, with certificate and seal of court, one dollar.

Passing an account against the estate of a deceased person, to be paid by the applicant, ten cents.

Entering an appeal, twenty-five cents.

Copy of any paper or record, when required, per sheet of one hundred words, or if the whole number of words in such copy be less than one hundred, ten cents.

Certificate and seal, fifty cents.

Exemplification of letters testamentary or of administration, under seal, one dollar.

For every hundred words contained in any writing required by law or the rules of the court to be done by him, for which there is no specific allowance, ten cents.

And for any other service not herein provided for specifically, such fees as are allowed for similar services, and if there be none similar, then such fees as the judge of the orphans' court may approve.

FEES OF THE RECORDER.

SEC. 6. The fees of the recorder of deeds shall be as follows:

For recording all conveyances and other instruments of writing required by law to be recorded, for each one hundred words, ten cents; provided, however, that for recording any conveyance of property he shall be allowed at least fifty cents.

For recording all instruments of writing, authorized or required to be recorded by him, other than conveyances of property, for each hundred words ten cents, and the same if the whole number of words be less than one hundred.

For making copies of any record or paper, for each hundred words ten cents, and the same if the whole number of words be less than one hundred.

For certificate and seal, twenty-five cents.

For recording a town plat, two cents for each lot such plat may contain.

For recording plat of survey, three cents for each course such survey may contain.

For filing any paper required by law to be filed in his office, five cents.

For searching a record within one year, ten cents, and for every preceding year five cents; provided, that nothing shall be charged for a search for the purpose of delivering to a person entitled thereto, any original paper recorded in his office.

And for services not specifically provided for herein, he shall be allowed the same fees as are by law allowed for similar services, subject to the regulation of the circuit court.

FEES OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY.

SEC. 7. The fees and compensation of the district attorney of the United States for this District, shall be the same as are allowed by the laws of the United States to the district attorneys of the United States.

FEES OF THE CORONER.

SEC. 8. The coroner shall be entitled to eight dollars, for empanneling and swearing a jury, issuing subpoenas for, and swearing witnesses, and making and returning an inquisition for the view of a dead body.

FEES OF JUSTICES OF THE PEACE.

SEC. 9. The fees of the justices of the peace shall be as follows:

For issuing any writ, summons, warrant or process, other than a subpoena, and entering the return thereof, twenty-five cents.

For issuing a subpoena, including all persons applied for at the same time, fifteen cents.

Entering action on docket, five cents.

Copy of any paper or record, when required, per sheet of one hundred words, ten cents.

Entering adjournment or other order, five cents.

Entering satisfaction of record, ten cents.

Receiving and entering a verdict, ten cents.

Rendering and entering every final judgment, fifteen cents.
Empanneling and swearing a jury, fifteen cents.

Administering each oath, five cents.

Making up docket, for every hundred words, ten cents.

Taking bail for stay of execution, ten cents.

Taking an affidavit, ten cents.

Making and certifying transcripts in cases of appeal, twenty-five

cents.

Taking an acknowledgment of a deed or power of attorney, with a certificate thereof, twenty-five cents.

Taking a bond or recognizance, twenty cents.

Certificate for the admission of lunatic into the hospital, thirty cents. Every trial on complaint for unlawful detention of lands and tenements, fifty cents.

And for any other service not specifically provided for, such fees as are allowed to justices for similar services, subject to the regulation of the circuit court.

CONSTAPLE'S FEES.

SEC. 10. The fees of a constable shall be as follows:

For serving a writ or process under which the body is taken, fifty cents.

Serving a writ, summons or process, other than a subpoena, where the body is not taken, twenty-five cents.

Levying on property, and advertising the same, without sale, where the money is not paid to him, fifty cents.

Serving a subpoena, twenty cents.

Returning any writ or other process, five cents.
Summoning a jury in any case, fifty cents.
Attending a jury trial, twenty-five cents.
Executing a writ of possession, one dollar.
Commitment to jail, twenty-five cents.

Taking and returning any bond required by law to be taken by him, twenty-five cents.

For selling personal property on execution, a commission of five per cent. on any sum not exceeding ten dollars, and three per cent. on any excess above that amount; but when the money is paid to him without sale, one-half of said commission only shall be allowed; and in no case shall commission be charged upon any sum greater than that actually due and claimed by the plaintiff.

Where, by virtue of any writ or process, a constable is authorized or required to take and keep possession of any personal property, he shall be allowed the necessary expenses of keeping or removing the

same.

And for any service not herein specifically provided for, such fees as are allowed to constables for similar services, subject to the regulation of the circuit court.

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