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Ohio to the courts of the United States in the southern district of Ohio, such removal shall be to the United States courts in the division in which the county is situated from which the removal is made; and the time within which the removal shall be perfected, in so far as it refers to, or is reguulated by, the terms of the United States courts, shall be deemed to refer to the terms of the United States courts in such division.
SEC. 9. Taking effect of act-repeal.—This act shall be in force from and after the first day of March, A. D. 1880; and all acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed. Approved, Feb. 4, 1880.
PENNSYLVANIA. Sec. 545. The State of Pennsylvania is divided into two districts, which shall be called the eastern and western districts of Pennsylvania. The western district includes the counties of Fayette, Greene, Washington, Alle-gheny, Westmoreland, Somerset, Bedford, Huntingdon, Centre, Mifflin, Clearfield, Beaver, Mercer, Potter, Jefferson, Cambria, Indiana, Armstrong, Butler, Crawford, Venango, Erie, Warren, Susquehanna, Bradford, Tioga, Union, Northumber land, Columbia, Luzerne and Lycoming, as they existed April 20, 1818. The eastern district includes the residue of said State.
SOUTH CAROLINA. SEC. 546. The State of South Carolina is divided into two districts, which shall be called the eastern and western districts of the district of South Carolina. The western district includes the counties of Lancaster, Chester, York, Union, Spartanburg, Greenville, Pendleton, Abbeyville, Edgefield, Newberry, Laurens and Fairfield, as they existed February 21, 1823. The eastern district includes the residue of said State.
21 Feb., 1823, c. 11, s. 1, v. 31 p. 726.
TENNESSEE. SEC. 547. The State of Tennessee is divided into three districts, which shall be called the eastern, western and middle districts of Tennessee. The eastern district includes the counties of Anderson, Bledsoe, Blount, Bradley, Campbell, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Cumberland, Granger, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, McMinn, Marion, Meigs, Monroe, Morgan, Polk, Rhea, Roane, Scott, Sevier, Sullivan, Union and Washington, as they existed February 19, 1856. The western district includes the counties of Benton, Carroll, Henry, Obion, Dyer, Gibson, Lauderdale, Haywood, Tipton, Shelby, Fayette, Hardeman, McNairy, Hardin, Perry, Madison, Henderson and Weakley, as they existed June 18, 1838. The middle district includes the residue of said State.
18 June, 1838, c. 118, s. 1, v. 5, p. 249; 18 Jan., 1839, c. 3, s. 1, v. 5, p. 313: 19 Feb., 1856, c. 8, s. 1, v. 11, p. 1, 3 Mar., 1875, c. 148, v. 18,
CHAP. 196.-An Act to provide for the appointment of a district judge
for the western district of Tennessee, and for other purposes. District judge western district of Tennessee-appointment.-Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep. resentatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That there shall be appointed by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the
who shall, from and after the time of his appointment, hold the terms of the United States district court in said district at the times and places required by law.
SEC. 2. Salary-powers.—Said district judge shall be paid the same salary and in the same manner as the judge of the middle and eastern districts of Tennessee, and shall exercise all the circuit and district court power and jurisdiction now conferred on said judge and said court.
SEC. 3. Present judge, assignment of.—The present district judge of said State shall be and remain the district judge of the United States for the middle and eastern districts thereof, as if originally appointed thereto.
SEC. 4. Repeals.—That all laws, or parts of laws, in con. flict with this act, be, and the same are hereby repealed.
Approved, June 14, 1878. CHAP 359–2d Sess., 1878, p. 235.
Tennessee judicial districts.-Provided, That the act entitled “ an act to provide for the appointment of a district judge for the western district of Tennessee and for other parposes," approved June 14, 1878, be, and the same is hereby amended, as follows:
The western district of Tennessee is hereby divided into two divisions, which shall be known as the eastern and western divisions thereof.
The eastern division shall include the counties of Benton, Carroll, Decatur, Gibson, Henderson, Henry, Madison, McNairy, Hardin, Dyer, Lake, Crockett, Weakley and Obion, and terms of the circuit and district courts of the United States for said district shall be held therein at the town of Jackson, in the county of Madison, at least twice in each year, at such times as the judges thereof shall respectively fix, whenever the authorities of said county or town shall provide suitable buildings therefor free of any expense to the United States. The remaining counties embraced in said district shall constitute the western division thereof, and terms of the district and circuit courts of the United States for said district shall be held therein at the times and place now prescribed by law.
Suits—where to be brought.-All suits of a local char. acter which shall be hereafter brought in the district or cir. cuit court of the United States for the western district of Tennessee, against a single defendant, or where all the defendants reside in the same division of said district, shall be brought in the division in which the defendant or defendants reside, but if there are two or more defendants residing in different divisions, such suit may be brought in either division, and duplicate writs may be sent to the other defendants. The clerk issuing such duplicate writs shall indorse thereon that it is a true copy of a writ sued out in the proper division of the district and the original and duplicate writs when executed and returned into the office from which they shall have issued shall be proceeded in as one suit, and all issues of fact in such suits shall be tried in the division where suit is so brought. The clerks of the circuit and district courts for said district shall each appoint a deputy of their respective courts at the place in the eastern division of said district where their said courts are required to be held, who shall, in the absence of the clerk, exercise all the powers, and perform all the duties of clerk within said division: Provided, That the appointments of such deputies shall be approved by the court for which they shall be respectively appointed, and may be annulled by such court at its pleasure. The marshal of said district shall also appoint a deputy for said eastern division, who shall reside therein, and in the absence of the marshal perform all the duties devolved upon the marshal by law.
Approved, June 20, 1878.
CHAP. 203. An Act to establish a district and circuit court at Chatta
nooga, Tennessee, and to add the county of Grundy to the eastern district of Tennessee. SECTION 1. U.S. Courts-Tennessee.-Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the county of Grundy heretofore composing a part of the middle district of Tennessee be transferred to, and henceforth form a part of, the eastern district of Tennessee.
SEC. 2. Term at Chattanooga.-A term of the circuit court and of the district court for the eastern district of Tennessee shall be held at Chattanooga in said State in each year, on the first Monday of April and October, after the passage of this act.
Sec. 3. Northern and southern divisions of nearest district.-Said eastern district shall be, and hereby is, divided into two divisions, to be known as the northern and southern divisions of the eastern district of Tennessee; the southern division shall consist of the following counties, to-wit: Hamilton, James, Polk, McMinn, Bradley, Meigs, Rhea, Marion, Sequatchie, Bledsoe, Grundy, and Cumberland, and the northern division shall consist of the remaining counties in said district. But no additional clerk or marshal shall be appeinted in said district.
Sec. 4. Clerks-marshal-district attorney-duties, etc.—The clerks of the district and circuit courts for the eastern district of Tennessee, and the marshal and district attorney for said district, shall perform the duties appertaining to their offices respectively for said courts. And the said clerks and marshal shall each appoint a deputy to reside and keep their offices in the city of Chattanooga, and who shall, in the absence of their principals, do and perform all of the duties appertaining to their offices respectively.
Sec. 5. Suits,-All suits of a local nature in the circuit and district courts against a single defendant, inhabitant of said State, must be brought in the division of the district where he resides; but if there are two or more defendants residing in different divisions of the district, such suits may be brought in either division. All issues of fact in said suits shall be tried at a term of the court held in the division where the suit is so brought.
SEC. 6. Crimes and offenses.-All prosecutions for crimes or offenses hereafter committed in either of the subdivisions shall be cognizable within such division; and all prosecutions for crimes or offenses heretofore committed within said county taken as aforesaid from the middle district, or committed in the eastern district as heretofore constituted, shall be commenced and proceeded with as if this act had not been passed.