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Collection Reference Number GLC03561
From Archive Folder Collection of letters and documents from the archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams 
Title An Act for regulating Processes in the Courts of the United States, and providing Compensations for the Officers of the said Courts, and for Jurors and Witnesses
Date 8 May 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Printed document signed by Jefferson as Secretary of State. Also signed in type by Jonathan Trumbull as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Richard Henry Lee as President pro tempore of the Senate, and approved by George Washington as President. Decided at the first session of the second Congress held at Philadelphia, 24 October 1791. Establishes regulations for Court processes.
Subjects Government and Civics  Law  Judiciary  President  Finance  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Lee, Richard Henry (1732-1794)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Law
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859