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FORTYTIF TH CONGRESS. Sess. III. Ch. 90, 100, 101, 10:2. 1870. 321 general term to hear an appeal from any judgment or decree or order which he may have rendered at the special term. Sec. 3. The general Two circuit court term may order two terms of the ciicuit court to be held at the same *°’mS· time, whenever, in their judgmentthe business therein shall require it; and they shall designate by an order of the court, the time and places of holding the same. and the justices by whom they shall, respectively, be held; and shall make all necessary orders for a division of the docket between the justices holding such term; and petit juries shall be drawn thereior, in the same manner as is provided for in such circuit court, at least ten days before the commencement of any such sitting. Sec. 4. The final judgment or decree of the supreme court of the District of Co- Appeals to sulumbia in any case where the matter in dispute, exclusive of costs, ex- Pwme °°¤*`*· ceeds the value of twenty-tive hunched dollars, may be re-examined and reversed or aiiirmed in the supreme court of the United States, upon writ of error or appeal in the same manner and under the same regulations as are provided in eases of writs of error on judgments or appeals from decrees rendered in a circuit-court. Sec. 5. All acts or parts of Rciwals. acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act act are hereby repealed. Approved. February 25, 1870. CHAP. 100.-An act to authorize the restoration of Michael O'Brien to the rank of Feb. 25, 1879. nrst lieutenant in the Army —————————i Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President be and he M-O’Bfi0¤- is hereby authorized to nominate, and by and with the advice and con- A£]"“I‘°*°d to sent of the Senate, appoint Michael O’Brien, late first lieutenant First y' Regiment of Artillery, a first lieutenant of artillery in the army of the United States. with his original rank and date of commission; and that he shall be assigned to the iirst vacancy occurring in his grade in the artillery arm of the service: Provided, hoicerer, That he shall receive no pay for the period he was out of the service Approved, February 25, 1870. CHAP. 101.·-—An act directing the Secretary of \Var to purchase a lot of ground, sit- F6b_ 25, ]579_ uated near the city of Columbus, Ohio, now used by the United States as a. oem- ;————- eterv. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of War be, Camp Chase and he is hereby, authorized and directed to purchase from the present Cemcmfy- _ owners a certain lot of ground, containing two and one-half acres, more P“"h"S° of “‘t°‘ or less, situated near the city of Columbus, Ohio, on the site of what was formerly known as Camp Chase, and used by the United States as a burial-place for the rebel prisoners who died while confined in the said Camp Chase (Ohio) military prison; and the sum of five hundred dollars APPR-,pm¤0u_ is hereby appropriated, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated, for this purpose. Approved, February 25, 1870. CHAP. 102.--An act to authorize the issue of certificates of deposit in aid of the Fgb_Q6,1379_ refunding of the public debt. ;—j————- Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the Secretary of the Treas- public dem ury is hereby authorized and directed to issue, in exchange for lawful Certificates in money of the United States that may be presented for such exchange, Md of P¤f¤¤<li¤z;· certificates of deposit, of the denomination of ten dollars, bearing interest at the rate of tour per centum per annum, and convertible at any time, with accrued interest, into the four per centum bonds described in xx-—-21