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TWENTY—SIXTH CONGRESS. Sess. I. Ch. 26,27. 1840. 381 Sruvrn I. CHAP, XXVT.-.6n act to extend fm' a longer period the several acts new in force May 2y_ r34g_ for the relief of insolvent debtors of the United States. (a.) Be it enacted by the Senate and House tf Representatives of the [ xpm J United States aj America in Congress assembled, That the act entitled Acts of the 2d <¢ An act for the reliefof certain insolvent debtors of the United States," gif}; 1,f’*;,‘·,°*'· passed on the second day of March, one thousand eight hundred and 1,52, ci, Qc); thirty-one, and an act in addition thereto, passed on the fourteenth day and 7th June of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, and an act to revive 18:% 31* 4} and amend the said acts, passed on the seventh day of June, one thou- ;;;,i;v,;g_ an ex` sand eight hundred and thirty-four, be, and the same are hereby, revived, 1843, ch. 90. extended and continued in force for three years from and after the passage of this act, and until the cases then pending shall be determined for the purpose of finally disposing of such cases, but for no other purose. P Sec, 2, And be it further enacted, That the provisions of the said gum gv]-fich several acts shall apply to cases of insolvency, which shall have occurred have occurred on or before the passage of this act, or shall occur during the said three g;{;‘r;Y,,€§°n“;d years. of three years. Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the Secretary of the Trea- Smisfuclivrt to sury shall be authorized to cause satisfaction to be entered of record :g:,“:f;’:‘:,f°‘ upon all judgments against any debtor or debtors who may have hereto- judgmcms fore been released under the provision of any of the acts which are ex- against debtors tended, continued and revived by this act, or who may hereafter be ;‘g‘§8;;;"’ b“°“ released by the said acts: Provided, The district judge in the district in p,-O,,,sQ_ which such judgments are on record, shall certify that it has not been made to appear to the satisfaction of the said district judge, by evidence submitted to him by the district attorney of the United States, that the debtor is possessed of or entitled to any property which was not disclosed and set forth to the commissioners of insolvency at the time of the examination of such debtor, under his, her, or their petition, to be released from his, her, or their indebtedness to the United States. Every application for such certificate shall be made to a judge at Chambers, and ten days' previous notice shall be given to the district attorney for the district wherein the said application is made, together with copies of all the papers on which such application shall be made. And so S0 much of_ much of the said recited acts, or either of them, as is inconsistent here- gg3V58E2in_ with, or is hereby altered or supplied, be, and the same hereby is, re- c(,,,S;,,,,,m hm,. Pwr8d_ with, repealed. Armovnn, May 27, 1840. —-- Snrure I. CHAP. XXVH.-an Act authorizing Sippican and Mattapoisett, within the fown- May 27, 1840. ship of Rochester, in the State of Jllassachusetts, to be known hereafter as parts ·*—’··""""‘ under those names. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the _ _ United States of America in Congress assembled, That Sippican and nzmggigwc Mattapoisett, harbors within the township of Rochester, in the State of be known nn Massachusetts, be hereafter respectively known as ports under those ports, &.c. names within the collection district of New Bedford; and that the respective inhabitants thereof be authorized to describe as the law requires their vessels as belonging to the respective places instead of Rochester. Ar-:-novnn, May 27, 1840.

(a) Sec notes to the act of March 2, 1831, chap. 62.