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Statute I.


April 3, 1818.
Chap. XXIX.—An Act to provide for the due execution of the laws of the United [S]tates within the state of Mississippi.

Laws of the United States to have the same effect in Mississippi as elsewhere.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That all the laws of the United States, which are not locally inapplicable, shall have the same force and effect within the said state of Mississippi as elsewhere within the United States.

Mississippi to be a judicial district, with a district court, and a district judge to reside therein.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the said state shall be one district, and be called the Mississippi district. And a district court shall be held therein, to consist of one judge, who shall reside in the said district, and be called a district judge. He shall hold, at the seat of government of the said state, two sessions annually, on the first Mondays in May and December; and he shall, in all things, have and exercise the same jurisdiction and powers which were by lawAltered by act of Jan. 11, 1821, ch. 6. given to the judge of the Kentucky district, under an act, entitled “An act to establish the judicial courts of the United States.”Two sessions of the court annually, &c. He shall appoint a clerk for the said district, who shall reside and keep the records of the court at the place of holding the same;Powers of the judge. and shall receive, for the services performed by him, the same fees to which the clerk of the Kentucky district is entitled for similar services.Act of Sep. 24, 1789, ch. 20, sect. 10.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That there shall be allowed to the judge of the said district court theAct of Feb. 28, 1799, ch. 19. annual compensation of two thousand dollars, to commence from the date of his appointment; to be paid,Salary of the judge 2000 dolls. per ann. quarter yearly, at the treasury of the United States.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That there shall be appointed, in the said district, a person learned in the law,A district attorney with a compensation of 200 dollars per annum besides fees. to act as attorney for the United States, who shall, in addition to his stated fees, be paid by the United States two hundred dollars, as a full compensation for all extra services.

A marshal with a compensation of 200 dollars per annum besides fees.Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That a marshal be appointed for the said district, who shall perform the same duties, be subject to the same regulations and penalties, and be entitled to the same fees, as are prescribed to marshals in other districts; and shall, moreover, be entitled to the sum of two hundred dollars annually, as a compensation for all extra services.

Approved, April 3, 1818.


Statute I.


April 3, 1818.
Chap. XXX.—An Act altering the time for holding a session of the district court in the district of Maine.

The district court of Maine to be hereafter holden at Portland on the first Tuesday of June in each year.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the district court, heretofore by law holden on the last day of May, in each year, at Portland, within, and for the district of Maine, shall hereafter be holden, at the same place, on the first Tuesday of June in each year.

Approved, April 3, 1818.


Statute I.


April 3, 1818.
Chap. XXXII.—An Act respecting the courts of the United States within the state of New York.
The courts for the northern district to be holden by the judge thereof.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passing of this act, the district court of the United States, for the northern district of New York,In case of his inability, by the shall be holden by the judge of the said district, and in case of his inability on account of sickness, absence, or