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FEDERAL PRACTICE.

Revised Statutes of the United States.

TITLE XIII–THE JUDICIARY.

CHAPTER I.

JUDICIAL DISTRICTS.

Sec.

| Sec. 530. United States divided into judi 541. New York. cial districts.

542. Jurisdiction over waters near 531. States constituting one district. city of New York. 532. Alabama.

543. North Carolina. 533. Arkansas.

544. Ohio. 534. Florida.

545. Pennsylvania. 535. Georgia.

546. South Carolina. 536. Illinois.

547. Tennessee. 537. Jowa.

548. Texas. 538. Michigan.

549. Virginia. 539. Mississippi.

550. Wisconsin. 540. Missouri.

Seo. 530. United States judicial districts. - The United States shall be divided into judicial districts as follows: 24 Sept., 1789, c. 20, s. 1, v. 1, p. 73. 26 June, 1876, c. 147, v. 18, p. 61.

STATES CONSTITUTING ONE DISTRICT. SEC. 531. The States of California, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and West Virginia, each, constitute one judicial district.

Con., Del., Ky., Me., Md., Mass., N. H., N. J., S. C., 24, Sept., 1789, c. 20, s. 2, v. 1, p. 73. Cal., 27 July, 1866, c. 280, s. 1, v. 14, p. 300. Ind., 3 March, 1817, c. 100, s. 2, v. 3, p. 390. Kans., 29 Jan., 1861, c. 20, s. 4, v. 12, p. 128. La., 27 July, 1866, c. 280, s. 1, v. 14, p. 300. Minn., 11 May, 1858, c. 31, s. 3, v. 11, p. 285. Nebr., 25 May, 1867, c. 7, s. 1, v. 15, p. 5, Nev., 27 Feb., 1865, c. 64, s. 1, v. 13, p. 440. N. C., 4 June, 1790, c. 17, s. 1. v. 1, p. 126; 29 April, 1802, c. 31, s. 7, v. 2, p. 162. Oreg., 3 March, 1859, c. 85, s. 2, v. 11, p. 437. R. I., 23 June, 1790, c. 21, s. 2, v. 1, p. 128. S. C. 21 Feb., 1823, c. 11, s. 1, v. 3, p. 726. Vt., 2 Mar., 1791, c. 12, s. 2, v. 1, p. 197. W. Va., 4 Feb., 1819, c. 12, s. 1, v. 3, p. 478; 26 May, 1824, c. 167, s. 1, v. 4, p. 48; 11 June, 1864, c. 120, s. 1, v. 13, p. 124; 10 Mar., 1866, Res. 12, v. 14, p. 350.

ALABAMA. SEC. 532. The State of Alabama is divided into three districts, which shall be called the southern, middle and northern districts of Alabama. The Southern district includes the counties of Mobile, Washington, Baldwin, Sumter, Clarke, Marengo, Greene, Pickens, Wilcox, Monroe and Conecuh. The Middle district includes the counties of Montgomery, Autauga, Coosa, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Talledega, Randolph, Macon, Russell, Barbour, Pike, Henry, Dale, Coffee, Covington, Lowndes, Dallas, Perry, Bibb, Shelby, Butler and Tuscaloosa The Northern district includes the remaining counties in said State. 7 Aug., 1848, c. 143, s. 1, v. 9, p. 274; 4 May, 1852, c. 25, s. 2, v. 10, p. 5.

ARKANSAS. SEC. 533. [The State of Arkansas is divided into two districts, which shall be called the eastern and western districts of Arkansas. The western district includes the counties of Benton, Washington, Crawford, Scott, Polk, Franklin, Johnson, Madison, Carroll, Sevier, Sebastian, Phillips, Crittenden, Mississippi, Craighead, Greene, Randolph, Lawrence, Sharp, Poinsett, Cross, Saint Francis, Monroc, Woodruff, Jackson, Independence, Izard, Marion, Fulton and Boone, and the country lying west of Missouri and Arkansas, known as The Indian Territory.The eastern

district includes the residue of said State.] [That the State of Arkansas is divided into two districts, which shall be called the eastern and western districts of Arkansas. The western district includes the counties of Benton, Washington, Crawford, Sebastian, Scott, Polk, Sevier, Little River, Howard, Montgomery, Yell, Logan, Franklin, Johnson, Madison, Newton, Carroll, Boone and Marion, and the country lying west of Missouri and Arkansas, known as the Indian Territory. The eastern district includes the residue of said State.] [See $ 2153.] That part of the above section in italic is repealed.

15 June, 1836, c. 100, S. 4, v. 5, p. 51; 3 March, 1851, c. 24, s. 1, v. 9, p. 594; 27 March, 1854, c. 26, s. 1, v. 10, p. 269; 3 March, 1871, c. 106, s. 5, v. 16, p. 472; 17 June, 1844, c. 103, s. 1, v. 5, p. 680; 30 June, 1834, c. 161, 8. 24, v. 4, p. 733; 3 March, 1875, c. 140, v. 18, p. 476; 31 Jan., 1877, c, 41, v. 19, p. 230.

FLORIDA. Sec. 534. The State of Florida is divided into two districts, which shall be called the northern and southern districts of Florida. [The northern district includes all that part of the State lying north of a line drawn due east and west from the northern part of Charlotte Harbor. The southern district includes the residue of said State.] That part of the above section in italic is repealed.

3 March, 1845, c. 75, s. 3, v. 5, p. 788; 23 Feb., 1847, c. 20, ss. 1, 8, v. 9, pp. 131, 132.

CHAP. 43.--An Act to extend the jurisdiction of district and circuit courts

of the United States for the southern district of Florida. Florida judicial districts.—Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That from and after the passage of this act the southern judicial district of the State of Florida shall embrace the counties of Hernando, Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee and Montbe, in said State; and all the territory within the remaining counties shall constitute the northern judicial district.

SEC. 2. Terms of courts at Tampa--proviso.--That a terin of the district and circuit courts of the United States shall be held in each year at Tampa, in said district, commencing on the first Monday in March: Provided, That nothing herein contained shall be construed to impair or affect the jurisdiction of the district and circuit courts of the United States for the northern district of Florida in any case, civil or criminal, pending therein at the time of the passage of this act. But the same shall be proceeded in to final disposition as if this act had not been passed. Approved, February 3, 1879.

GEORGIA. Sec. 535. The State of Georgia is divided into two districts, which shall be called the northern and southern districts of Georgia. The northern district includes the counties of Troup, Meriwether, Pike, Butts, Jasper, Morgan, Green, Taliaferro, Wilkes and Lincoln, as they existed August 11, 1848, with all the counties north of them. The southern district includes the counties of Harris, Talbot, Upson, Monroe, Jones, Putnam, Hancock, Warren and Columbia, as they existed at said date, with all the counties south of them.

11 August, 1848, c. 151, s. 1, v. 9, p. 280,

CHAP. 17,--An Act to provide for circuit and district courts of the

United States at Macon, Georgia, and to transfer certain counties from the northern to the southern district in said State. SECTION 1. · U. S. circuit and district courts in Georgia. - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, That the counties of Pike, Butts and Jasper, heretofore composing a part of the northern district of Georgia, be transferred to, and henceforth form a part of, the southern district of Georgia.

Sec. 2. Southern district - eastern division-western division-clerk and marshal.-Said southern district shall be, and hereby is, divided into two divisions, to be known as the eastern and western divisions of the southern district of Georgia. The western division shall consist of forty-three counties, to-wit: Bibb, Monroe, Jones, Twiggs,

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