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Collection Reference Number GLC03968
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1792 
Title Act of Congress altering times for holding circuit courts
Date 13 April 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document; Legal document
Content Description Printed document signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State. Signed in type by Jonathan Trumbull as Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Adams as Vice President of the United States and President of the Senate, and approved by George Washington as President. Details an act approved at the first session of the second Congress held at Philadelphia, 27 October 1791, regarding the date that the district circuit courts will hold session. Docket marks the document as duplicate. A penciled note states it is docketed by Samuel Huntington.
Subjects Government and Civics  Congress  Judiciary  President  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  Huntington, Samuel (1731-1796)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Law; The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859