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such appeals shall be subject to the same rules,
regulations and reftri&ions, as are prefcribed
by law in case of writs of error, and that the
faid fupreme court fhall be, and hereby is au-
thorized and required, to receive, hear and de-
termine fuch appeals.

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34.

And be it further enacted, That aļl Writs of error final judgments in civil actions at common

law, in any of the circuit courts hereby eltablished, whether brought by original process in such court, or removed thereto from

any

ftate court, and all final judgments in any of the district courts of the United States may, where the natter in dispute, exclusive of costs, fhall exceed the fum or value of two thousand dollars, t.e re-examined and reversed or affirmed, in the fupreme court of the United States, by writ of error; whereto 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, figned 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 ftipulation, bond or security, taken upon any cho or appea's writ of error or appeal to be brought or allowto be sent up ed as aforesaid, fhall 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, whole duty it shall be to attend the circuit courts of the United States hereby establifhed, 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 emoluments, 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 : Provided always, That the feveral marshals of the United States, now in office, fhall, during the periods for which they were respectively appointed, unless sooner renoved by the President of the United State:, be and continue marshals for the several diftricts hereby established, within which they respectively refide; and shall perform the duties,

exercise the powers, and receive the emolu. ments, hereby directed to be performed, exercifed and received, by marshals therein.

- Sec37. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed for each of the districts Distri:7 atlonhereby eltablished, a person learned in the law, poisced. 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 faithfuläperformance 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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ii.ro all vil adione ex fyice-in which the United States hall be concerned, i exeert acions or fuits in the fapromt opurt of the United States; and

Ahall be entitled to, and receive, for their fervices respectively, such compensationsgemo. luments and fees, as by law are ar fhall be al. lowed, to the district attornies of the Vaited States: Provided always, That thedistrią attor. nies of the United States now in office fhall, severally and refpe&tively, be attornies forthose districts hereby established, within which they refide, until removed by the President of chos United Scates : and shall perform the duties, exercise the powers, and receive the arrolu. ments, hereby directed to be performed, exercised and received, by the attorney of the United States therein.

Sec. 38. And be it further enacted, ThatjuCompensation rors and witnesses, attending any of the counte, of jurors and

hereby established, shall be entitled to and receive, the fame compensations respectively, as heretofore have been allowed by law, to ja rors and witnesses, attending the circuit and district courts of the United States.

Sec. 391. And be it further enacted, That the Records of the records of the feveral circuit, courts, hereby where to b established, shall hereafter be kept at the té.

spective places at which the said.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 courte, the records of the circuit court in such district fhall her after be kept in either of such places, as the faid court in such district lhalt direct.

Sec. 40. And be it further enacted, That the Imw far pri- privilege from arrest of every person going to,

attending at, or returning from, any count of

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

See. 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 allowed 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 fixth circuit, who fhall be allowed the sum of fif teen hundred dollars each, to be paid in like manner, and that the fact of the district judges of Kentucky and Tenneffee shall be, and hereby are, feverálly augmented to the like sunr of fifteen hundred dollars, annually to be paid in like manner.

THEODORE SEDGWICK,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,

TH: JEFFERSON,
Via President of the Uạited States, and Presi.

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

JOHN ADAMS,
President of the United States.

CHAPTER LXXVI.
A VAC T regulating the grants of land apprc-

priated far the refugees from the Britis pre-
vinces of Canada and Nova Scotiq.
E it enacted by the Senate and Hause of Re-

presentatives of the United States of Ainerica, in Congress al embled, That the surveyor.

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general be, and he is hereby directed to cause

those fractional townships of the sixteenth, Refugees from seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, Canada &c. twenty-first and twenty-second ranges of town

fhips, 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 fame to the secretary of the Treasury, on or before the first Monday of December next; and that the said lands be, and they are hereby fet 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 feHow locations cretary of the Treasury shall, within thirty days fhall 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 aforefaid. The persons, thus entitled, shall feverally 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 Quantities of following persons, claiming land under the aland affigned bove-mentioned act, shall respectively be ento the Refu- titled to the following quantities of land; that

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 fòrty acres

granted.

gees, nomi. nally.

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