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Collection Reference Number GLC00818
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1793 
Title An act to establish the Judicial Courts of the United States
Date 2 March 1793
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, John Langdon as President pro tempore of the Senate, and George Washington as President. Results of the second session of the second Congress held at Philadelphia, 5 November 1792. Defines the administration of the Federal circuit courts including their interaction with the Supreme Court.
Subjects President  Judiciary  Law  Congress  Government and Civics  Supreme Court  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  Langdon, John (1741-1819)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; Creating a New Government; Law
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859