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such appeals shall be subject to the same rules, regulations and restridions, as are prefcribed by law in case of writs of error, and that the faid supreme court fhall be, and hereby is authorized and required, to receive, hear and determine fuch appeals... :

Sec. 34. And be it further enacted, That all Writs of error final judgments in civil actions at common to the circuiti... inawafahonirn,

law, in any of the circuit courts hereby established, whether brought by original process in such court, or removed thereto from any state court, and all final judgments in any of the district courts of the United States may, where the natter in dispute, exclufive of costs; Thall exceed the lum:or value of two thousand dollars, te re-examined and reversed or affirmed, in the supreme court of the United States, by writ of error; wheréto shall be annexed, and returned therewith at the day and place therein mentioned, an authenticated transcript of the record and assignment oferrors, and prayer for reverfal, and also a citation to the adverse par. ty, signed by a judge of such circuit court; or by the district judge as thecase may be; which citation shall be served on the adverse party personally, or by leaving a true copy thereof at his or their usualplace or places of residence, at least thirty days before the time mentioned in such writ of error, for the return thereof.

Sec. 35. And be it further enacted, That the Security taken stipulation, bond or security, taken upon any upon writs of

as writ of error or appeal to be brought or allow. to be sent up ed as aforesaid, shall be returned by the judge

taking the same, to the clerk or register of the court where the judgment or decree complained of waş rendered, to be by him annexed to the transcript of the record, hereby directed to

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be sent up to the supreme court of the United States. . : Sec. 36. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed, in and for each of the appointed. districts established by this act, a marshal, whose duty it shall be to attend the circuit courts of the United States hereby established, when fitting within such district, and who shall have and exercise, within such district, the fame powers, perform the same duties, be subject to the same penalties, give the same bond with fureties, take the same oath, be entitled to and receive the same compensation and emolu. ments, and in all respects be subject to the same regulations, as are now prescribed by law, in refpect to the marshals of the United States heretofore appointed : Pravided always, That the feveral marsals of the United States, now in 'office; fhall, during the periods for which they were refpectively appointed, unless sooner removed by the President of the United State:, be and continue marshals for the several diltricts hereby established, within which they respectively reside; and shall perform the duties, exercise the powers, and receive the emolu. ments, hereby directed to be performed, exercifed and received, by marshals therein.

Sec. :37. And be it furiber enacted, That there shall be appointed for each of the districts Distri.7 dtion

nies in be apo hereby eltablished, a person learned in the law, o to act as attorney for the United States within such district, and in the circuit and district courts which may be holden therein; which attorney shall take an oath or affirmation for the faithful performance of the duties of his office, and shall prosecute, in such districts, all delinquents.forcrimes and offences cognizable under the authority of the United States, and

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s all vil actions et fyite-in which the United States shall be concerned, except actions ar Suits in the fuprome court of the Uniond States; and hall be entitled to, and receive, før their services.respectively, fuch compensationsgero. luments and fees, as by law are or Thall be al. lowed, to the district attornies of the United States: Provided always, That the diftri& attori

nies of the United States now in office fhall, · severally and refpectively, be attornies forthose

districts hereby established, within which they reside, until removed by the President of this United Scates: and that perform the dugies, exercise the powers, and receive the amolu. ments, hereby directed to be performed, exercised and received, by the attorney of the

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-- Sec. 38. And be it further enacted, Thatju. Compensation rors and witnesses attending any ofthe courts, of jurors ait hereby established, fhall be entitled to and witnesses.

receive, the same compensations respectively, as heretofore have been allowed by law; toija rors and witnesses, attending the circuit and district.courts of the United States...

Seca. 391. And be-it further enacted, That the Records of the records of the several circuit courrs, hereby where to be established, shall hereafter be kept ar the re. kint. spective places at which the faid.courts are

hereby directed to be holden: Provided always, That in the district wherein there are more than one place directed by this act for holding faid circuit courts, the records of the cirgpit court in such district shall hergafter be kept in either of such places, as the faid court

in such district Ihalv direct. ; Suitors, &c.

. Sec. 40. And be it further enacted, That the Inow far pri- privilege fromarret; of every:parson going to, vient from attending at er returning from, any qount of

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the United States, shall be computed and continue, from the time of his or her departure from his or her habitation, until his or her rç. turn thereto: Provided, That such timne fhall not exceed one day, Sundays excluded, for every twenty miles of the diftanee, which such person must necessarily travel in so going and retumning, over and above the time of atten. dance. :

Sec. 41. And be it further enacted, That each of the circuit judges of the United States, to Salaries of the be appointed by virtue of this act, shall be al hoges lowed as a compensation for his services, an annual salary of two thousand dollars, to be paid quarter yearly at the Treasury of the U. nited States; except the judges of the sixth circuit, who thall be allowed the sum of fif. teen hundred dollars each, to be paid in like manner; and that the salaries of the district judges of Kentucky and Tenneffee shall be, and hereby are, fevérálly augmented to the like sum of fifteen hundred dollars, annually to be! paid ih like manner..

THEODORE SEDGWICK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,

... TH: JEFFERSON,
Tia-Prefident of the United States, and Presi-

1!. dent of the Senate. APPROVED- February 13, A. D. 1801.

:,..i . JOHN ADAMS, iii . President of the United States.

' ' CHAPTER LXXVI. A V ACT regulating the grants of land apprca

priated for the refugees from the British pre

vinces of Canada and Nova Scotia. DE ii enacted by the Senate and House of Red

D presentatices of the United States of Ainerict, in Congress alleinbled, That the surveyor.

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general be, and he is hereby directed to cause Survey of those fractional townships of the sixteenth, Refugees from seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, Canada &c. twenty-first and twenty-second ranges of townto be made.

ships, which join the southern boundary line of the military lands, to be subdivided into half fections, containing three hundred and twenty acres each ; and to return a survey and description of the same to the secretary of the Treasury, on or before the first Monday of December next; and that the said lands be, and they are hercby set apart and reserved for the purpose of satisfying the claims of persons entitled to lands under the act, intituled, “An act for the relief of the refugees from the British provinces of Canada and Nova Scotia.” .

Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the seHow locations cretary of the Treasury shall, within thirty days all be made. after the survey of the lands shall have been re

turned to hiin as aforesaid, proceed to determine, by lot, to be drawn in the presence of the secretaries of state and of war, the priority of location of the persons entitled to lands as aforesaid.' The perfons, thus entitled, shall severally make their location on the second Tues

day of January next, and the patents for the Patents to be lands thus located shall be granted in the man

ner directed for military lands, without requiring any fee whatever.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the

following persons, claiming land under the aQuantities of land alligned bove-mentioned act, shall respectively be ento the Refu- titled to the following quantities of land; that. gees, nomi. nally,

is to say; Martha Walker, widow of Thomas Walker, John Edgar, P. Francis Cazeau, John Allan, and Seth Harding, respectively, two thousand two hundred and förty acrés

granted.

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