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106 SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. II. Ch. I5. 1891. judges of the circuit courts of the United States; :md said court shall have power to appoint :1 clerk of the court in eacli of said counues, who shall take the oath and give a bond with suretxes, in the manper chrecned for clerks of the district courts in the act to establish the judiciary of the United States. Sessivns of the Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That said court shall, annually, hold ?°“" in Wash' four sessions in each of said counties, to commence as follows, to wit; mgton county, . - f W h- t tl { th for the county of Washington, at the city 0 as mg 0n, on ie our g,, Alexgudm Mondays of March, June, Septegnber am; Igiccrgnber; ::0; the comxy ef ¤°¤¤*.Y· Alexandria, at Alexandria, on the sccon on ays 0 anuary, pn , July and the first Monday of October. S¤bj°*i*¤ "°¤‘ Suc. 5. Be it further enacted, That said court s}1elI have ccgmzance 3Q~°th;°fQ;;‘“°° of all crimes and offences committed within said district? and of all cases e in law and equity between parties, both or either of which shall lie TGS1- dent or be found within said district, arid aiso of ell acmms gr suits of a civil nature at common law or in equity, m which the United States shall be plaintiffs or complainants; and of all seizures on land or water, and all penalties and forfeitures madc, arising or accruing under the laws of the United States. Where local Sec. 6. Prauidcd and be it further enacted, That all local actions

'gl h° shall be commenced’i¤ their proper countieshaud that no action or suit

No sung, be shall be brought before said court, by any original process against ziny brought, but person, who shall not be an inhabitant. of} or found within said district, jagljgjfr igfjff; at the time of serving the writ. y0.,,`,;;,, {,;,.3 d;,,- Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That there shall be :1 marshal for the ¢ri<=¢- said district, who shall have the custody of the gaels of said counties, bei "L';$l;‘gf;':_ and be accountable for the safe keeping of all prisoners legally com- [hg Enix mitted therein; and he shaH be appoimegl for the same term, shall take the same oath, give a bond with sureties m the same manner, shall have generally, within said district, the same powers, and perform the same duties, as is by law directed and provided in the case of marshals of the United States, Wfiw <>f¤¤‘¤¤‘ Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That any final judgment, order or dc- 'md °pp°“" crec in said circuit court, wherein the matter in dispute, exclusive of costs, shall exceed the value of one hundred dollars, may be re-examined and reversed or aiiirmed in the supreme court of the United States, by writ of error or appeal,(a) which shall be prosecuted in the same mamner, under the same regulations, and the same proceedings shall be had therein, as is or shall be provided in the case of writs of error on judgments, or appeals upon orders or decrees, rendered in the circuit court of the United States. An nttpmoy Suc. 9. Ba it further enacted, That there shall be appointed an ‘° l"’ °PP°“‘*°d· attorney of the United States for said district, who shall takc the oath and perform all the duties required of the district attornies of the United Allowances to States; and the said attorney, marshal and clerks, shall be entitled to ‘h° “"°“‘°Y· receive for their res ective services the same fees er uisites and emolmarshzd mud · p ’ . ’ P q mm, uments, which are by law allowed respectively to the attorney, marshal e . and clerk of the United States, for the district of Maryland. Suc. 10. Be it further enacted, That the chief judge, to be appointed by virtue of this act, shall receive an annual salary of two thou- (G) By un Bct entitled, "An act to limit the right of appeal from the circuit court of the United States for the District of Columbia, passed April 2, 1816, chap. 39,it is provided that no cause shall be removed from the circuit court of the District of Columbia, unless the matter in dispute in the cnuse shall be of the value of cnc thousand dollars and upwards. But when a party in :1 cause shall deem himseifaggricved by any final 'udgment or dccrce of the said circuit court, where the matter in dispute shall be of the unlue of $10%, and of less value than $1000, on a. petition to a justice of the supreme court, if the said justice shui} be of opinion that errors in the proceedings of the court involve questions of law of such extensive interest and ?eraticm as to render the iiual judgment of the supreme court desii·able,the case may be removed at the iscretion of the said justice.