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Collection Reference Number GLC02806
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1793 
Title An Act to alter the times and places of holding the circuit courts in the eastern district, and in North Carolina, and for other purposes
Date 2 March 1793
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Additional authors Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809); Langdon, John (1741-1819); Washington, George (1732-1799)
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, John Langdon as President pro tempore of the Senate, and approved by George Washington as President. Decided at the second session of the second Congress held at Philadelphia, 5 November 1792. Establishes the exact places and dates for the spring circuit courts to meet for each district, and creates provisions for the marshal in North Carolina to be entrusted with the powers of a judge in summoning jurymen.
Subjects Government and Civics  President  Judiciary  Congress  Law  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Langdon, John (1741-1819)  
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