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90 SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. 4. 1801. ¤¤¥¤w¤*¢· Western district of Pennsylvania; one to consist of the state of Delaware, and to be called the district of Delaware: ; one to consist of the state of Maryland. Maryland, and to be called the district of Maryland g one to consist of Virginia. that part of the state of Virginia, which lies to the eastward of :1 line to be drawn from the river Potomac at Harper’s ferry, along the Blue Ridge, with the line which divides the counties on the east side thorcof from Ncrth C¤r¤1in¤· those on the west side thereof, to the North Carolina line, to be called the Eastern district of Virginia; one to consist of the remaining part of the said state of Virginia, to be called the Western district of Virginia; one to consist of the state of North Carolina, and to be called the district of $¤¤¢h C¤¤\i¤=¤· North Carolina; one to consist of the siatc of South Carolina, and no be called the district of South Carolina; one to consist of the state of G¢<>rzi¤· Georgia, and to be called the district of Georgia; one to consist of that Teuneme. part of the state of Tennessee which lies on the east side of Cumberland mountain, and to be called the district of East Tennessee; one to consist of the remaining part of said state, and to be called the district of West K¢¤¢¤¢ky· Tennessee; one to consist of the state of Kentucky, and to be called the district of Kentucky; and one to consist of the territory of the United 0hi<>· States northwest of the Ohio, and the Indiana territory, and to be called the district of Ohio. WKWFS Md Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That whcrc any two adjoining ?°°;2$;Q':it:sb° districts of the United States shall be divided from each other, in whole wighgq uomjne or in part, by any river, bay, water, water-course or mountain, the whole

“}l*;*'*mS dw- width of such river, bay, water, water-course or mountam, as the case
° s' may be, shall be taken and deemed, to all intents and purposes, to be

within both of the districts so to be divided thereby. Classihgatipn Sec. 6. And be it further enacted, That the said districts shall bc $$3;; classed into six circuits in manner following; that is to say: The first

 circuit shall consist of the districts of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusotts, and Rhode Island; the second, of the districts of Connecticut,

Vermont, Albany and New York; tho third, of the districts of Jersey, tho Eastern and Western districts of Pennsylvania, and Delaware; the fourth, of the districts of Maryland, and the Eastern and Western districts of Virginia; the fifth, of the districts of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia; and the sixth, of the districts of East Tennessee, West Tennessee, Kentucky, and Ohio. Three jqdgu Sec. 7. And be it further enacted, That there shall be in each of the }.gr‘;§e‘*;l:;’;:Qf: aforesaid circuits, except the sixth circuit, three judges of the United gxcgpt the sm}; States, to be called circuit judges, one of whom shall be commissioned <>i¤‘¢¤i¢· HS chief judge; and that there shall be a circuit court of the United States, in and for each of the aforesaid circuits, to be composed of the circuit judges within the five first circuits respectively, and in the sixth circuit, by :1 circuit judge, and the judges of the district courts of Kentucky and Tennessee; the duty of all of whom it shall be to attend, but any two of whom shall form a quorum; and that each and every of the said circuit courts shall hold two sessions annually, at the times and places

 following, in and for each district contained within their several circuits

iT'?:; respectively ; that is to say, the circuit court of the first circuit, at Pro- 005,% v1dencc on the eighth day of May, and at Newport on the first day of

 November, in and for the district of Rhode Island; at Boston, in and

Massachusetts. for the `district of Massachusetts, on the twenty-second, day of May and fifteenth day of October; at Portsmouth on the eighth day of June, and

1;;¢w Hamp- at Exeter on Lhe  twentymimh day of September, in and for the district

‘ of New Hampshnre; m and for the district of Maine, at Portland on the Mmm, fifteenth day of June, and at Wiscasset on the twenty-second day of September. The circuit court of the second circuit, at New Haven on the fifteenth day of April, and at Hartford, on the twenty-fifth day of Connecticut. September, nn and for the district of Connecticut; at Windsor on the vermont. fifth day of May, and at Rutland on the fifteenth day of October, in and