Cognizance of proceedings under commissions of bankruptcy in certain cases.
Act of February 13, 1801, ch. 4.That in all cases in which proceedings shall, on the said first day of July next, be pending under a commission of bankruptcy issued in pursuance of the aforesaid act, intituled “An act to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States,” the cognizance of the same shall be, and hereby is transferred to, and vested in, the district judge of the district within which such commission shall have issued, who is hereby empowered to proceed therein in the same manner and to the same effect, as if such commission of bankruptcy had been issued by his order.
Salaries of the district judges of Kentucky and Tennessee.
Vol. i. p. 496.Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That from and after the first day of July next, the district judges of Kentucky and Tennessee shall be and hereby are severally entitled to a salary of fifteen hundred dollars, annually, to be paid quarter-yearly at the treasury of the United States.
Act of September 24, 1789, ch. 20. Act of January 31, 1797, ch. 2.
Certain marshals and attornies may be continued.
Act of February 13, 1801, ch. 4.
President to discontinue others.Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That the marshals and attornies of the United States, for the district which were not divided, or within the limits of which, new districts were not erected, by the act intituled “An act to provide for the more convenient organization of the courts of the United States,” passed the thirteenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and one, shall continue to be marshals and attornies for such districts respectively, unless removed by the President of the United States, and in all other districts which were divided or within the limits of which new districts were erected by the last recited act, the President of the United States be and hereby is empowered from and after the first day of July next to discontinue all such supernumerary marshals and district attornies of the United States in such districts respectively as he shall deem expedient, so that there shall be but one marshal and district attorney to each district; and every marshal and district attorney who shall be continued in office, or appointed by the President of the United States in such districts,Act of February 13, 1801, ch. 4.
Marshal’s powers and duties.
Marshals and attornies discontinued, to deliver over papers, &c. shall have and exercise the same powers, perform the same duties, give the same bond with sureties, take the same oath, be subject to the same penalties and regulations as are, or may be prescribed by law, in respect to the marshals and district attornies of the United States. And every marshal and district attorney who shall be so discontinued as aforesaid shall be holden to deliver over all papers, matters and things in relation to their respective offices, to such marshals and district attornies respectively who shall be so continued or appointed as aforesaid in such district, in the same manner as is required by law in cases of resignation or removal from office.
General commissioners of bankruptcy.
Proceedings upon a petition for a commission of bankruptcy.
Act of April 4, 1800, ch. 19. Sec. 2.
Allowance to the commissioners and clerk.
To be apportioned out of the bankrupt’s property.
Who may be, or are commissioners already appointed.
In certain cases to finish the business of their appointments.Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed by the President of the United States, from time to time, as many general commissioners of bankruptcy, in each district of the United States, as he may deem necessary: and upon petition to the judge of a district court for a commission of bankruptcy he shall proceed as is provided in and by an act, intituled “An act to establish an uniform system of bankruptcy throughout the United States,” and appoint, not exceeding three of the said general commissioners as commissioners of the particular bankrupt petitioned against; and the said commissioners, together with the clerk, shall each be allowed as a full compensation for their services, when sitting and acting under their commissioners, at the rate of six dollars per day for every day which they may be employed in the same business, to be apportioned among the several causes on which they may act on the same day, and to be paid out of the respective bankrupt’s estates: Provided, that the commissioners, who may have been, or may be appointed in any district before notice shall be given of the appointment of commissioners for such district by the President in pursuance of this act, and who shall not then have completed their business, shall be authorized to proceed and finish the same, upon the terms of their original appointment.