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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the [C]ommittee on the Judiciary, reported the bill to alt[e]r the time of holding the District Court[s] in the district of North Carolina, without amendment.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill “for the relief of James Ross;” which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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(Mr. VAN BUREN rose to explain, he had stated, on the part of Tennessee, that there had been no complaint—their memorials were such as they ought to have been—they stated their grievances fairly and fully, and left it to the wisdom of Congress to apply the remedy. But he had stated that complaints had been made elsewhere.
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Agreeably to notice, Mr. VAN BUREN asked, and having obtained leave, introduced a bill “to alter the time of holding the Circuit Court of the United States, for the District of New York, and the April term of the Circuit Court for the District of Connecticut; which was twice read, and referred.
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Mr. VAN BUREN moved the Senate to take up, agreeably to the order of the day, the bill from the other House to amend the Judicial System of the United States, that a particular day might be assigned for its consideration. The motion prevailing—Mr. VAN BUREN said it would be recollected that when the proposed amendment to the bill (the modification of the District,) was reported by the Committee... Continue Reading
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On motion of Mr. VAN BUREN, the bill to amend the Judiciary System of the United States was made the special order of the day for Wednesday next.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom was referred a resolution on the subject, on the 2<8>th of December, reported a bill “to divide the district of Kentucky into two Judicial Districts;” and the bill was read.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill “to repeal the second section of the act to regulate the mode of practice in the Courts of the United States for the district of Louisiana;” which was read and passed to a second reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported the following bills. a bill “to authorize the Claimants of certain lands in the Territory of Florida, known as ‘Forbes’ Purchase,’ to institute a suit against the United States.” A bill “altering the time for holding one term of the District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania” A bill “directing the Courts of the United... Continue Reading
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Mr. VAN BUREN presented the memorial of sundry aliens in the city of Washington, praying certain alterations in the laws respecting naturalization. Referred.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee of the Judiciary, reported a bill “declaring the consent of Congress to an act of the State of Alabama,” which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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The bill “further to amend the judicial system of the United States;” and The bill for “altering the time of holding the session of the supreme court of the United States,” were severally read a second time, and, on motion of Mr. VAN BUREN, were postponed to, and made the order of the day for, Wednesday the 18th instant.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, to whom the subject was referred, reported a bill to annul “An act concerning wrecks and wrecked property,” passed by the Governor and Legislative Council of the Territory of Florida; which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, for the reason that most of the business which had been introduced, was before the various committees, and very little before the Senate, and that it was desirable to give the committees all the time practicable, to digest and prepare the matters referred to them, moved that the Senate adjourn over to Monday; which motion was agreed to; and then The Senate adjourned to Monday.
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Mr. VAN BUREN, from the Committee on the Judiciary, reported a bill “for the relief of Anna Dabord;” which was read, and passed to a second reading.
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