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DECEMBER, Twelfth Month.

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First Quarter, 7th day, 6h. 52m., morning.
O Full Moon, 14th day, 5h. Om., evening.
Last Quarter, 22d day, 9h. 28m., evening.
New Moon, 30th day, 1h. 52m., morning.

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(Corrected 1871.)

SUPREME COURT.-At Washington, to`commence on the first Monday in December, annually.

The Supreme Court of the United States consists of one Chief and eight Associate Justices. There are nine judicial circuits, and to each of these is assigned one of the justices. By a law passed in 1869, there are also nine Circuit Judges, each of whom is to reside in his Circuit. The Circuits and Justices are as follows:

First Circuit (Maine, N. H., Mass., R. I.), Nathan Clifford, of Portland, Me., Asso. Justice. Second (Vt., Conn., N. Y.), Samuel Nelson, of Cooperstown, N. Y., As. J. Third (Penn., N. J., Del), Wm. Strong, of Philadelphia, Pa., As. J. Fourth (Md., Va., W. Va., N. C., S. C.), Salmon P. Chase, of Cincinnati, O., Chief Justice. Fifth (Geo., Fla., Ala., Miss., La., Tex.), Joseph P. Bradley, of Newark, N. J.. As. J. Sixth (Ohio, Mich., Ken., Tenn.), Noah H. Swayne, of Columbus, O., As. J. Seventh (Ind., Ill., Wis.), David Davis, of Bloomington, Ill., As. J. Eighth (Min., Iowa, Mo., Kan., Ark., Neb.), S F. Miller, of Keokuk, Iowa, As. J. Ninth (Cal., Oregon, Nev.), Stephen J. Field, of San Francisco, Cal., As. J.

UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURTS IN THE FIRST AND SECOND EASTERN CIRCUITS. IN MAINE-at Portland, 23d Apr. and 23d Sept. In N. HAMPSHIREat Portsmouth, May 8, and at Exeter, Oct. 8. In MASSACHUSETTS at Boston, May 15 and Oct. 15. In CONNECTICUT at N. Haven, 4th Tues. in Apr., and at Hartford, 3d Tues. in Sept. In RHODE ISLAND-at Providence, June 15, and Nov. 15. In VERMONT-at Windsor, 4th Tu. in July, at Rutland Oct. 3d., and at Burlington, 4th Tues. in Feb.

If the days happen on Sunday the Court comes in the Monday following. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTS.

In MAINE - at Portland, 1st Tues, in Feb.
and Dec.; at Bath, 1st Tues. in Sept.;
at Bangor, 4th Tues. in June. In NEW
HAMPSHIRE at Portsmouth, 3d Tues.
in March and Sept.; at Exeter, 3d Tues.
in June and Dec. In MASSACHUSETTS —
at Boston, 3d Tues. in Mar., 4th Tues.
in June, 2d Tues. in Sept., and 1st Tues.
in Dec. In CONNECTICUT — at Hartford,
4th Tues. in May and Nov.; at N. Haven,
4th Tues. in Feb. and Aug. In RHODE
ISLAND at Newport, 2d Tues. in May
and 3d Tues. in Oct.; at Providence, 1st
Tues. in Feb. and Aug. In VERMONT-
Windsor, Mon. after 4th Tu. July; Rut-
land, Oct. 6th; Burlington, 4th Tues. Feb.

(Corrected 1871.)

SUPREME COURTS.-1st District (Hartford and Tolland Cos.) · -4th Tu. in Feb., and 2d Tues. in Sept. 2d District (New Haven and Middlesex Cos.)-2d Tues. in Feb., and 4th Tues. in Sept. 3d District (N. London and Windham Cos.)-2d Tu. in March, and 4th Tues. in Oct. 4th District (Litchfield and Fairfield Cos. At Bridgeport, 1st Tues in Feb. and 2d Tu. in Oct.; at Litchfield, 2dTu. in Aug.

The place where each term of the Court shall be held, in each judicial district, is designated by the chief judge.

SUPERIOR COURTS.— At Hartford, 2d Tues. in March, 3d Tues. in July, 4th Tues. in Sept., and 3d Tues. in Dec. At New Haven, 1st Tues. in March, 2d Tues. in May, 1st Tues. in Sept. 3d Tues. in Oct., and 3d Tues. in Dec. At Norwich, last Tues. in March, and 3d Tues. in Nov. AtNew London, 3d Tues. in Jan. and 2d Tues. in Sept; at Dan

bury, 1st Tu. June, 4th Tu. Aug., and 3d Tu. in Oct.; at Brooklyn, 1st Tues. in Jan., 3d Tues. in Apr., 4th Tues. in Aug., 1st Tues. in Nov.; at Litchfield, 4th Tu. in Jan., 2d Tues. in April, 3d Tues. in Sept., and 1st Tues. in Nov.; at Middletown, 1st Tues. in Feb., and 1st Tues. in Dec.; at Haddam, 2d Tues. in April, and 2d Tues. in Oct.; at Tolland, 1st Tues, in Feb., 2d Tues. in April, 1st Tu. in Sept., and 1st Tues. in Dec.; at Bridgeport, 3d Tues. in Feb., 1st Tues. in Mar., 4th Tu. in Aug., 3d Tu. in Oct., and 3d Tu. in Dec.

COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS, at Hartford and New Haven, 1st Mon. in each month except July and Aug. Fairfield Co.-At Bridgeport, 1st Mon. Mar., June, Sept., Nov., and Dec., and 1st Tu. April; at Danbury, 1st Mon. Jan., Feb., May, and Oct. New London Co.-N. London, 1st Tues. of Aug., Dec., and April; Norwich, 1st Tues. of Oct., Feb., and June,

COURTS IN THE STATE OF VERMONT. (Corrected 1871.) SUPREME COURTS. COUNTY Middlebury, 1st Mon. after 3d Tues, in Jan. Rutland, 1st Mon. after 4th Tues. Jan. Bennington and Manchester, alternately, 2d Tues. aftr 4th Tues. in Jan. Newfane, Mon. following 2d Tues. aft. 4th Tues. in Jan. Woodstock, 1st Thurs. aft. 4th Tu. next aft. 4th Tu. in Jan. Chelsea, 6th Tu. aft. 4th Tu. in Jan. Burlington, 1st Tu. in Jan. St. Albans, 1st Mon. aft. 2d Tu.in Jan. North Hero, 1st Fri. aft. 3d Tues. in Jan. Hyde Park, 3d Tues. in Aug. Montpelier, 2d Tues. in Aug. Irasburg, 1st Thurs. next aft. 3d Tues. in Aug. St. Johnsbury, 1st Thurs. next aft. 4th Tues. in Aug. Guild

COURTS. Middlebury, 1st Tues. in June, and 2d in Dec. Rutland, 2d Tues. in Mar. and Sept. Manchester, 1st Tues. in June, and Bennington, 1st Tues. in Dec. Newfane, 2d Tues. in April and Sept. Woodstock, 4th Tues. in May, and 1st in Dec. Chelsea, 1st Tu. in June, and 3d in Dec. Burlington, 1st Tues. in April, and 4th in Sept. St. Albans, 2d Tues. in April and Sept. North Hero, last Tues. in Feb. and Aug. Hyde Park, 4th Tues. in May, and 1st in Dec. Montpelier, 2d Tues. in Mar. and Sept. Irasburg, 1st Wed. after 1st Tues. in Sept. and Feb. St. Johnsbury, 1st Tues. tn June and Dec.

(Corrected 1871.)

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. LAW TERMS.-The Supreme Judicial Court shall hold terms thereof, to be called Law Terms, annually, within the four Judicial Districts, at the times and places following: Exeter, 3d Tues. of June, and Dover, 3d Tues. of Dec., for the counties of Rockingham, Strafford, and Carroll: at Manchester, 1st Tues. of June, and Concord, 1st Tues. of Dec., for the counties of Merrimack, Hillsborough, and Belknap; at Keene, 2d Tues. of Dec., and Newport, 4th Tues. of June, for the counties of Cheshire and Sullivan; at Lancaster, 2d Tues. of July, and Haverhill, 2d Tues. of Jan., for counties of Grafton and Coös. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. TRIAL TERMS. At Portsmouth, 3d Tues. of Oct., and Exeter, 3d Tues. of January and 2d Tu. of April, for Co. of Rockingham. At Dover, 2d Tues. of Feb., and 1st Tues. of Sept., for Co. of Strafford. At Gilford, 4th Tues. of Mar., and the 4th Tues. of Sept., for the Co. of Belknap. At Ossipee, 3d Tu. Ap. and Oct. for Co. of Carroll. At Concord, 1st Tues. of Oct., and 1st Tues. of April, for Co. of Merrimack. At Amherst, 1st Tues. of May, at Manchester, 1st Tues. of Jan., and at Nashua, 1st Tues. of Sept., for Co. of Hillsborough. At Keene, 1st Tues. of April and 3d Tues. of Oct., for Co. of Cheshire. At Newport, 4th Tues. of Jan. and 1st Tues. of Sept., for Co. Sullivan. At Haverhill, 3d Tues. of Mar. and 3d Tues.of Sept., for the West. Jud. Dist., and at Plymouth, 1st Tues. of May and Nov. for the Eastern Jud. Dist., Grafton Co. At Colebrook, 1st Tu. of Feb. and 3d Tu. of Aug., for North. Jud. Dist. of Coos. At Lancaster, 4th Tu. of Apr. and 1st Tu. of Nov. for South. Jud. Dist. of Coos.

March, and 2d Tu. Jan., May, July, and Sept. Kingston, 1st Tues. Aug. and Dec., and 3d Tues. May. Derry, Wed. after 1st Tues. Aug. and Dec., and Wed. after 3d Tues. May. Chester, Thurs. after 1st Tu. of Aug. and Dec., and Thurs. after 3d Tu. of May. Deerfield, Frid. after 1st Tues. of Aug. and Dec., and Frid. after 3d Tues. of May.-STRAFFORD CO.: Dover, 1st Tu. of Jan., Mar., May, Aug. and Oct. Rochester, 1st Tues. of July and Dec. Farmington, 1st Tues. of Apr. and Sept. Somersworth, 1st Tu. of Feb., June and Nov. -BELKNAP Co.: Gilford, 3d Tues. of every month, except April and Oct.; Gilmanton Iron Works, 3d Tues. of April and October. - - CARROLL Co.: Ossipee Corner, 1st Tues. of Mar., June, Sept. and Dec. Conway, 1st Tu. of Jan., Ap., July and Oct. Tamworth, 1st Tu. of Feb., May, Aug. and Nov.- MERRIMACK CO.: Concord, 4th Tues. of every month. HILLSBOROUGH CO.: Manchester, 4th Tu. of Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov. Nashua, 4th Tues. of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec. Hillsboro' Bridge, Frid. after 4th Tues. Jan. Francestown, Frid. after 4th Tues. April, July and Oct. Amherst, Frid. aft. 4th Tues. Feb., June, Sept. and Dec. Peterborough, Frid. aft. 4th Tu. of May and Aug. Mason Village, Frid. after 4th Tues. of March and Nov.

CHESHIRE Co.: Keene, 1st and 3d Tu. every month.-SULLIVAN CO.: Newport, last Wed. of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec. Claremont, last Wed. of Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov. — GRAFTON CO.: Lisbon, 3d Tues. of Ap. and Oct. Plymouth, 1st Tu. of May and Nov. Canaan, 3d Tu. of June and Dec. Haverhill, 3d Tu. March and Sept. Bristol, 3d Tu. July. Littleton, 3d Tu. Jan. WentPROBATE COURTS. ROCKINGHAM CO.:|worth, 3d Tu. Feb. and Aug. Lebanon, Exeter, Wed. next aft. 1st Tues. of Apr., Wed. next aft. 3d Tues. of Feb. and Mar., and Wed. next aft. 2d Tues. of each other month. Portsmouth, 1st Tu. Nov., 3d Tu.

1st Tues. March and Sept.-Coos Co.:
Colebrook, 1st Tues. of Feb. and Sept.
Lancaster, 1st Tues. of Jan., March, May,
July, and Nov.

(Corrected 1871.)

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. LAW TERMS.-Augusta, 4th Tues. May. Portland, 3d Tu. July. Bangor, 3d Tu. June.

SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. CIVIL AND CRIMINAL ACTIONS.-Androscoggin Co., Auburn, 3d Tu. Jan., Ap.,and Sep. Aroostook Co., Houlton, last Tu. Feb., 3d Tu. Sep. Cumb. Co., Civil only, Portland, 2d Tu. Jan., Apr., and Oct. Franklin Co., at Farmington, 1st Tu. Mar.and 4th Tu.Sept. Hancock Co., at Ellsworth, 2d Tu.Ap. and Oct. Kennebec Co., at Augusta, 1st Tu. Mar., 1st Tu. Aug., 3d Tu. Oct. Knox Co., at Rockland, 2d Tu. Mar. and Dec., 3d Tu. Sept. Lincoln Co., at Wiscasset, 4th Tu. Ap., 4th Tu. Oct. Oxford Co., at Paris, 2d Tu. Mar., 3d Tu. Sept., and 1st Tu. Dec. Penobscot Co., at Bangor, Civil Actions, 1st Tues, Jan, and Apr., and 1st Tues. Oct.; Criminal Actions, 1st Tues. Feb. and 2d Tu. Aug. Piscataquis Co., at Do-'

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ver, last Tu. Feb. and 2d Tu. Sept. Sagadahoc Co., at Bath, 1st Tu. Ap. and 3d Tu. Aug. and Dec. (Dec. term for Civil Actions only.) Somerset Co., at Norridgewock, 3d Tu. Mar., Sept., and Dec. Waldo Co., at Belfast, 1st Tu. Jan., and 3d Tu. in Ap. and Oct. Washington Co., at Machias, 1st Tues. of Jan. and 1st Tues. of Oct.; and at Calais, 4th Tu. Ap. York Co., Saco, 1st Tu. Jan.; Alfred, 3d Tu. May, and 3d Tu. Sept.

THE SUPERIOR COURT FOR CUMBERLAND COUNTY has exclusive jurisdiction in civil actions from $20 to $500, and concurrent jurisdiction with S. J. Court in actions exceeding $500, and criminal jurisdiction in all actions. Court sits for trial of civil actions exclusively, 1st Tu. of Feb., Mar., Apr., Oct., Nov., and Dec.; and for civil and criminal cases, 1st Tues. of Jan., May, and September.

(Corrected 1871.)

SUPREME COURT.-At Newport, 3d
Mon. in Mar., and 3d Mon. in Sept.
Providence, 4th Mon. in March, and 1st
Mon. in Oct. South Kingston, 3d Mon.
in Feb., and 3d Mon. in Aug. Bristol, 1st
Mon. in March, and 2d Mon. in Sept.
East Greenwich, 2d Mon. in March, and
4th Mon. in Aug.

COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. At Newport, 3d Mon. in May and Nov. Providence, 1st Mon. in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec. (Mar. and Sept. terms are for criminal business only). So. Kingston, 2d Mon. in May, and 1st Mon. in Nov. Bristol, 1st Mon. in May, and last Mon. in Oct. E. Greenwich, 2d Mon. in April and Oct.


SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT OF MASS. SUPERIOR COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS.JURY TERMS.-For Barnstable and Dukes For Essex Co., (civil) at Salem, 1st Mon. Counties, at Barnstable, 1st Tuesday of of June and Dec., at Lawrence, 1st Mon. May. For Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, 2d of March, and at Newburyport, 1st Mon. Tues. of May. For Bristol Co., at New of Sept.; (crim.) at Lawrence, 1st Mon. Bedford, 2d Tues. of Nov.; also at Taun- of Oct., at Newburyport, 2d Mon. of May, ton, 3d Tues. of April. For Essex Co., at and at Salem, 4th Mon. of Jan. Salem, 3d Tu. of April and 1st Tu. Nov. For Middlesex Co., (civil) at Lowell, 2d For Franklin Co., at Greenfield, 2d Tu. of Mon. of March, and 1st Mon. of Sept.; April. For Hampden Co., at Springfield, at Cambridge, 1st Mon. of June, and 2d 4th Tues. of April. For Hampshire Co., Mon, of Dec.; (erim.) at Cambridge, 2d at Northampton, 3d Tues. of April. For Mon. of Feb., and 4th Mon. of June; and Middlesex Co., at Lowell, 3d Tues. of at Lowell, 3d Mon. of Oct.

April; also at Cambridge, 3d Tues. of For Hampshire Co., at Northampton,
Oct. For Nantucket Co., at Nantucket, (civil) 3d Môn. of Feb., 1st Mon. of June,
1st Tues. of July. For Norfolk Co., at and 3d Mon. of Oct.; (crim.) 2d Mon. of
Dedham, 3d Tues. of Feb. For Plymouth June, and 3d Mon. of Dec.

Co., at Plymouth, 2d Tues. of May. For For Franklin Co., at Greenfield, 3d Mon.
Suffolk Co., at Boston, 2d Tues. of Sept. of March, and 2d Mon. of Aug. and Nov.
and 13t Tues. of April. For Worcester
Co., at Worcester, 2d Tues. of April.

For Hampden Co., at Springfield, (civil) 2d Mon. of March and June, and 4th Mon. of Oct.; (crim.) 3d Mon. of May, and 1st

LAW TERMS OF SUPREME JUDICIAL Mon. of Dec. COURT OF MASSACHUSETTS.-A law term For Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, (civil) of the Supreme Judicial Court shall be 4th Mon. of Feb., June, and Oet.; (crim.) held at Boston on the first Wednesday of 2d Mon. of Jan. and July. January of each year, which term may be For Norfolk Co., at Dedham, (civil) 4th adjourned, from time to time, to places and Mon. in Apr., Sept., and Dec.; (crim.) times most conducive to the despatch of 1st Mon. in Apr., Sept., and Dec. business and the interests of the public; For Plymouth Co.,at Plymouth, 2d Mon. and there shall be entered and determined of Feb. and June, and 4th Mon. of Oct. therein questions of law_arising in the For Bristol Co., at Taunton, 2d Mon. of counties of Barnstable, Dukes County, March and Sept., and at New Bedford, 2d Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, and Suf Mon. of June and Dec. folk; and also all questions of law arising in other counties where special provisions are not made therefor.

And law terms of said court shall also annually be held as follows:

At Salem, for Essex Co., 1st Tu. of Nov. At Pittsfield, for Berkshire Co., 2d Tues. of September.

At Springfield, for Hampden Co., 3d Mon. after 1st Tues. of Sept.

At Greenfield, for Hampshire and Franklin Cos., Mon. next after 2d Tues. of Sept. At Worcester, for Worcester Co., 4th Tues. after 1st Tues. of Sept.

At Plymouth, for Plymouth Co., 3d Tu. of Oct.

At Taunton, for Bristol Co., 4th Tu. Oct.

For Suffolk Co., at Boston, (civil) 1st Tues. of Jan., Ap'l, July, and Oct.; (crim.) 1st Mon. of every month.

For Barnstable Co., at Barnstable, Tues. next after 1st Mon. of April, and 2d Tues. of Oct.

For Nantucket Co., at Nantucket, 1st Mon. of June and Oct.

For Dukes County, at Edgartown, last Mon. of May and Sept.

For Worcester Co., (civil) at Worcester, 1st Mon. of March, Mon. next after 4th Mon. of Aug., and 2d Mon. of Dec.; and at Fitchburg, 2d Mon. of June and Nov.: (crim.) at Worcester, 3d Mon. of Jan., 2d Mon. of May, and 3d Mon. of Oct.; and at Fitchburg, 2d Mon. of Aug.


There is in each county a Court of Insolvency, held by the same judge as the Probate Court, at such times and places as the judge appoints.

While the Bankrupt Law of the United States is in force, the Insolvency Law is suspended as to new cases, but not as to those previously commenced.

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