United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/4th Congress/1st Session/Chapter 34

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May 27, 1796.
[Obsolete.]
Chap. ⅩⅩⅩⅣ.—An Act altering the Sessions of the Circuit Courts in the Districts of Vermont and Rhode Island; and for other purposes.


Time and place of holding the district court of Vermont.Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the first day of June next, the circuit court, for the district of Vermont, shall be held at Rutland and Windsor, alternately, beginning with the former,1802, ch. 31. on the seventh day of November, and on the twelfth day of May, annually: Provided, when either of those days shall be Sunday, the court shall be held on the day following.

Fall session of the circuit court of Rhode Island.Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That the fall session of the circuit court, for the district of Rhode Island, shall be held on the nineteenth day of November, with the exception for Sunday, as is provided in the preceding section.

Times of holding the district court of Rhode Island.
1804, ch. 31.
Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That the district court for the district last aforesaid, instead of the several days heretofore prescribed, shall be held annually, on the first Tuesday of August, the third Tuesday of November, the first Tuesday of February, and the second Tuesday of May.

Returns of writs and processes, &c.Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That all writs and processes, of whatever name or description, which may have issued from either of the courts before mentioned, or which shall hereafter issue, the return of which will be interrupted by this act, shall be returned to the terms of the courts, respectively, next succeeding the terms, to which they were made returnable: And the said writs and processes before mentioned, together with all matters and business depending before either of the courts before mentioned, shall be taken up and proceeded upon to final issue and determination, in the same manner, and to the same effect, as if no alteration had been made in the times or places of holding the said courts respectively.

Approved, May 27, 1796.