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TENTH CONGRESS. Sues. I. Ch. 37, 38. 1808. 477 Su·ru·m I. Cgnp, XXXVII.—-An Act extending Mc time for issuing and locating military Mami, 2] 1g0S_ land warrants.(a) ——6T'f—- Be it enacted by the Senate and Himsa ¢y"Represcnta¤tives of the United siacsstisgzgg States q" America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War War may issue be authorized to issue military land warrants to such persons as have, ;“';‘,l,,"",‘;“‘;g”*° or shall, before the first day of March, one thousand eight hundred and B i m ’ w' ten, produce to him satisfactory evidence of the validity of their claims; which warrants, with those heretofore issued and not yet satisfied, shall 1809, eh. a. and may be located in the names of the holders or proprietors thereof, prior to the first day of October, one thousand eight hundred and ten, on any unlocated parts of the fifty quarter townships and the fractional quarter townships, reserved by law for original holders of military land warrants. Arprzovrzo, March 21, 1808. .1.. Surur: I. Curr. XXXVIII.-—An Act to amend the act intituled "An act establishing eb-wit M""}! 2% l808· courts and abridging the jurisdiction af the district courts of the districts of A,,,,,,- MQ, Kentucky, Tennessee and Ohio." 23, 1804, eh. 31. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United g4;`g0·;z‘,,;,F$gQ States of America in Congress assembled, That so much of the second Act ¤f' Feb. section of the act, intituled "An act establishing circuit courts, and 4·,}fg9;,.°£·,}4· abridgiug the jurisdiction of the district courts of the districts of Ken- my iw mpeg; tucky, Tennessee and Ohio," passed the twenty-fourth day of February, edeighteen hundred and seven, constituting the state of Tennessee one n;;:;° ziggna district, for the purpose of holding circuit courts therein, shall be, and im, two di,. e is hereby repealed, and from and after the passage of this act, the state ¤i¤¢F·_ _ of Tennessee shall be divided into two districts, for the purpose of h0ld· m;;‘“‘” °m"" ing circuit courts therein, and the limits of the said districts shall be the ` same as those now prescribed for the districts of East and West Ten- A circuit nessee, in and by the fourth section of the above recited act, and there °°“H ;°,3° ¤£¤· shall be holden annually in each of the said two districts, one circuit g::,,? ° °"m court, to consist of one justice of the supreme court of the United States and the district judge of the said districts of East and West Tennessee, and the sessions of the said courts shall be held in each of the said districts, at Nashville on the second Monday in June, and at Knoxville on S¢ ¤i<>¤¤ cf the third Monday in October annually, and that all actions, causes, pleas, "'° °°“'°‘ processes and other proceedings relative to any cause civil or criminal, which shall be returnable to, or depending in the said circuit court of the United States, to be held at Nashville on the first Monday of June next, _ C¤¤¤¢¤ c¤¤· shall be returned, and held continued to, and be proceeded upon, on the g‘;'°'i °'°'>°”°· second Monday in June next, in the same manner they would have been if this change had not taken place. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That where any suit or suits has Ip wYm1¤·L¤rt= or have been brought, or is or are now pending before the circuit court f,lQQf;g§,fand‘f,°_ held at Knoxville, in and for the district of East Tennessee, against a termined. person residing in said district of East Tennessee, such suit or suits shall be proceeded upon and finally determined in the district of East Tennessee, and where any suit or suits has or have been brought, or is or are now pending before the circuit court held at Nashville, m and for the district of West Tennessee, against a. person residing in the said district of West Tennessee, such suit or suits shall be proceeded upon and finally determined in the district of West Tennessee. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That it shall be the duty of the hB£l¤l_::u;>d£¤ district judge of Tennessee to attend at Knoxville on the first Thursday mW_,,, wh`, after the third Monday in April next, and on the first Thursday after the times, ste. sae. (a) See vol. i. 464, 724.