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(Corrected Sept. 1876.)
Supreme Court.-At Washington, D.C.
Court comes in 2d Monday in October.

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, Nathan Clifford, of Portland, Me. Asso. Justice. (Maine, N. H., Mass., R. I.)
Second Ward Hunt, of 'Utica, New York, As. J. (Vt., Conn., N. Y.)
Third Wm. Strong, of Philadelphia, Pa., As. J. (Penn., N. J., Del)
Fourth Morrison R Waite, of Ohio, Chief Justice. (Md., Va., W. Va., N. C., S. C.)
Fifth Joseph P. Bradley, of Newark, N. J., As, J. (Geo., Fla., Ala., Miss., La., Tex.)
Sixth Noah H. Swayne, of Columbus, O., As. J. (Ohio, Mich., Ken., Tenn.)
Seventh " David Davis, of Bloomington, Ill., As. J. (Ind., ill., Wis.)
Eighth Samuel F. Miller, of Keokuk, Iowa, As. J. (Min., Iowa, Mo., Kan., Ark., Neb.)
Ninth Stephen J. Field, of San Francisco, Cal., As. J. (Cal., Oregon, Nev.)
Clerk..... D. W. Middleton, Washington, D. C.
U. S. Circuit Courts in 1st and, in May and Nov.; at N. Haven, 4th Tues.
2d Eastern Circuits.

in Feb. and Aug. Connecticut, at N. Haven, 4th Tues.

Maine, at Portland, 1st Tues, in Feb. in Apr., and at Hartford, 3d Tues, in Sept. and Dec.; at Bath, 1st Tues, in Sept.; at

Maine, at Portland, 230 Apr. and 23: Bangor, 4th Tues. in June. Sept.

Massachusetts, at Boston, 3d Tues. Massachusetts, at Boston, May 15 in Mar., 4th Tues. in June, 2d' Tues, in and Oct. 15.

Sept., and 1st Tues, in Dec.
New Hampshire, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, at Portsmouth,
May 8, and at Exeter, Oct. 8.

3d Tues. in March and Sept.; at Exeter,
Rhode Island, at Providence, June 30 Tues, in June and Dec.
15, and Nov. 15.

Rhode Island, at Newport, 2d Tu.
Vermont, at Windsor, 3d Tu. May, at in May, and 3d Tues, in Oct.; at Provi-
Rutland 1st Tu. Oct., and at Burlington, dence, 1st Tues. in Feb. and Aug.
4th Tues, in Feb.

Vermont, at Windsor, 3d Tu. May;

at Rutland, 1st Tu, Oct.; at Burlington,
Mr If the days happen on Sunday, the 4th Tues. Feb.
Court comes in the Monday following. U. S. District Courts have jurisdiction
U. S. District Courts.

in bankruptcy cases, and are always open Connecticut, ai Hartford, 4th Tucs. I for such business.



(Corrected Sept. 1870.) MAINE.

MASSACHUSETTS. 1st District, J. D. Fessenden, Portland, 1st District, H, M, Knowlton, New Bed. 2d District, John W. May, Auburn.

ford. 3d District, vacancy. Duties apportioned 2d District, Samuel B. Noyes, Canton, as follows: Lincoln and Kennebec Co's, 3d District, F. W. Palfrey, Boston. Register May;• Somerset and Knox 4th District, S. L. Thorndike, Boston, Co's, Register Hamlin.

5th District, Benj. C. Perkins, Salem. 4th District, Charles Hamlin, Bangor. 6th Dist., Edgar J. Sherman, Lawrence, 5th District, vacancy. Assigned to Reg- 7th Dist., Andrew F. Jewett, Lowell. ister Hamlin,

8th Dist., Peter C. Bacon, Worcester,

9th Dist., Wendell T. Davis, Greenfield, NEW HAMPSHIRE,

10th Dist., Timothy M. Brown, Spring1st District, Thomas E. Sawyer, Dover. field. 2d District, Isaac W. Smith, Manchester.

RHODE ISLAND, 3d District, A. T. Batchelder, Claremont. John C. Pegram, Providence, VERMONT,

CONNECTICUT. 1st District, W. G. Veazey, Rutland. 1st District, Henry E. Burton, Hartford. 2d District, A. Underwood, Wells River. 20 District, E. K. Foster, New Haven. 3d Dist. L. L. Lawrence, Burlington. John L. Edwards, Newport. 3d District, Robert Coit, New London.

4th Dis., L.N.Middlebrook, Bridgeport. HOLIDAYS IN NEW ENGLAND,

(Corrected Sept. 1876.) The following days, in respect to the payment of notes, are legal holidays. On most of them, courts, banks, &c., are closed.

If the day falls on Sunday, the day following is usually kept as a Holiday.

Maine. — Jan. 1, Feb. 22, May 30, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.
Courts are also closed on 2d Mon. Sept., and on day of presidential election.

New Hampshire. - Feb. 22, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.
Vermont. – Jan. 1, July 4, Christmas, Fast, Thanks'ng, and 1st Tu. Mar. and Sep.
Massachusetts. - Feb. 22, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.

Rhode Island. - Feb. 22, May 30 (or 29th if 30th is Sunday), July 4, Čhristmas,
Fast, and Thanksgiving.

Connecticut. - Jan. 1, Feb. 22, May 30, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.

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(Corrected Sept. 1876. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.)
Supreme Judicial Court, Knox Co., at Rockland, 20 Tu. Mar.

and Dec., and 3d Tu. Sept.
Portland, 3d Tues. July for counties Lincoln Co., at Wiscasset, 4th Tu.
of Franklin, Oxford, Androscoggin, York, Ap., and 4th Tu. Oct.
and Cumberland.

Oxford Co., at Paris, 20 Tues. Mar., Augusta, 4th Tu. May for Somerset, 3d Tues. Sept.,at Fryeburg, 1st Tues. Dec. Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc, and Kennebec Penobscot Co., at Bangor, Civil Accounties.

tions, 1st Tu. Jan., Apr., and Oct.; CrimiBangor, 3d Tues. June for counties nal Act'ns, 1st Tu. Feb., and 20 Tu, Aug. of Aroostook, Washington, Piscataquis, Piscataquis Co., at Dover, last Tu. Hancock, Waldo, and Penobscot.

Feb., and 2d Tu. Sept.
A meeting of all the justices is held annu- Sagadahoc Co., at Bath, 1st Tues.
ally at Augusta during the law term; and Ap., and 3d Tu. Aug. and Dec. (Dec.
all undecided questions of law and equity term for Civil Actions only.)
previously submitted are then decided. Somerset Co., at Skowhegan, 3d Tu.

Androscoggin Co., at Auburn, 3d

Waldo Co., at Belfast, 1st Tu. Jan.,
Tues. Jan., April, and Sept.

and 3d Tu. in Apr. and Oct. Aroostook Co., at Houlton, last Tu.

Washington Co., at Machias, 1st
Feb., and 3d Tu. Sept.

Tues. of Jan., and 1st Tues. of Oct.; and
Cumberland Co., Civil business, at at Calais, 4th Tu. April.
Portland, 20 Tu. Jan., Apr., and Oct.

York Co., at Saco, 1st Tu. Jan.; at
Franklin Co., at Farmington, 1st Tu. Alfred, 3d Tu. May, and 3d Tu. Sept.
Mar., and 4th Tu. Sept.

Sup. Court for Cumberland Co. Hancock Co., at Ellsworth, 2d Tu. For Civil Actions only, 1st Tuesday of Ap. and Oct.

Feb., Mar., Apr., Oct., Nov., and Dec.;
Kennebee Co., at Augusta, 1st Tu. and for Civil and Criminal Cases, 1st Tues.
Mar., 1st Tu. Aug., and 3d Tu. Oct. of Jan., May, and Sept.

(Corrected Sept. 1876. Legislature meets in June, and may make changes.)
Supreme Court,

Sep.; at Lancaster, 1st Tu.Jan., Mar., May,

July, and Nov.; at Gorham, 1st Tu. Ap.
Two terms are held each year, on the 1st and Oct.
Tu, June and Dec., both at Concord.

Grafton Co., at Lisbon, 3d Tues, of
Belknap.Co.: at Laconia, 4th Tues. Mayand Nov.; at Canaan, 1st Tu. of June

Ap. and Oct.; at Plymouth, 1st Tu. of
of Mar., and the 4th Tues. of Sept.
Carroll Co., at Ossipee, 3d Tu. Ap. Sept.; at Woodsville, 1st Tu. July; at

and Dec.; at Haverhill, 4ih Tu. Mar. and
and Oct.
Cheshire Co., at Keene, 1st Tues, of Jan.; at Wentworth, 3a Tu. Aug.; at Or-

Bristol, 3d Tu. July.; at Littleton, 3d Tu,
April and 3d Tues, of Oct.
Coös Co., at Colebrook, 1st Tu.of

ford, 3d Tues. Feb.; and at Lebanon, 1st

b. and 3d Tu. Aug., for Nor. Ju. Dist., and

Tues. March, and Sept.

Hillsborough Co., at Manchester, at Lancaster, 4th Tu. of Apr. and 1st Tu.

4th Tu. Jan., March, May, July, Sep. and of Nov. for South, Jud. Dist.

Grafton Co., at Haverhill, 4th Tues. | Nov.; at Nashua, 4th Tu. Feb., Ap. June, of Mar. and 4th Tues. Sept. for the West: Aug., Oct. and Dec.; at Hillsboro Bridge,

Fri.aft. 4th Tu.Jan.; at Francestown, Fri. Jud. Dist., and at Plymouth, 1st Tues. of

aft. 4th Tu. Ap., July, and Oct.; at AmMay and Nov, for the Eastern Jud. Dist. Hillsborough Co., at Amherst, Ist herst, Fri, aft. 4th Tu. June and Dec.; at

Peterboro', Fri. aft. 4th Tu. May and Au.; Tues. of May, at Manchester, 1st Tues. of Jan., and at Nashua, 1st Tues, of Sept. and Nov.; and at Milford, Fri. aft.4th. Tu.

at Mason Village, Fri, aft. 4th Tues. Mar. Merrimaek Co., at Concord, 1st Tu. Feb. and 'Sept. of Oct., and 1st Tues. of April. Rockingham Co., at Portsmouth, 4th Tu. every month.

Merrimack Co., at Concord, 2d and 3d Tues. Oct., and Exeter, 3d Tues. Jan.

Rockingham Co., at Exeter, Wed. and 20 Tu. of April. Strafford Co., at Dover, 20 Tues. of Mar., and Aug., and Wed. af.20 Tu.


aft. 1st Tu. Ap., Wed, after 3d Tu. Feb., Feb., and 1st Tues, of Sept. Sullivan Co., at Newport, 4th Tues. and 20 Tu. 'Jan., May, July, Sept., and

other month;

at Portsmouth, 30 Tu. Mar., of Jan, and 1st Tues. of Sept.

Nov.; at Derry, 3d Tu. Feb. and 2d Tu. Probate Courts.

June and Oct.; and at Raymond, 1st Tu. Belknap Co., at Laconia, 3d Tues. | April, 3d Tu. Aug., and 28 Tu. Dec. of every month,

Strafford Co., at Dover, 1st Tu. Jan., Carroll Co., at Conway, 1st Tu.Jan., | Mar., May, Aug., and Oct.; at Rochester, May, and Sept.; at West Ossipee, 1st Tu. 1st Tu. of July and Dec.; at Farmington, Feb., June, and Oct.; at Ossipee Corner, 1st Tu. of Apr. and Sept. ; and at Somers1st Tu. Mar., Jul., and Nov.; and at Wolfe-worth, 1st Tues. of Feb., June, and Nov. boro’Junction, 1st Tu. Ap., Aug. and Dec. Sullivan Co., at Newport, last Wed.

Cheshire Co., at Keene, 1st and 3d of Feb., April, June, Aug., Oct. and Dec.;
Fri, every month.

and at Claremont, last Wed. of Jan., Mar., Coös Čo.,at Colebrook, 1st Tu.Feb.and May, July, Sept. and Nov.


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Corrected Sept., 1876. Legislature meets in October, 1876, and may make changes.
Supreme Court.

County Courts.
Gen, term at Montpelier, Oct. or Nov. Addison Co., at Middlebury, 1st Tu.
Addison Co., at Middlebury, 1st Mo. in June, and 2d in Dec.
aft. 3d Tu. Jan.

Bennington Co., at Manchester, 1st
Bennington Co., at Manchester, 2d Tues. in June, and Bennington, 1st Tues.
Tu. after 4th Tues, in Jan.

in Dec.
Caledonia Co., at St. Johnsbury, 1st Caledonia Co., at St. Johnsbury, 1st
Thurs. next aft. 4th Tues, in Aug.

Tues. in June and Dec.
Chittenden Co., at Burlington, 1st Chittenden Co., at Burlington, 1st
Tu. in Jan.

Tues. in April, and 3d in Sept.
Essex Co., at Guildhall, 4th Tues, in Essex Co., at Guildhall, 2d Tues, in

March and Sept.
Franklin Co., at St. Albans, 1st Th. Franklin Co., at St. Albans, 2d Tu.
after 2d Tues, in Jan,

in Apr. and Sept. Grand Isle Co., at North Hero, 3d Grand Isle_Co., at North Hero, last Tues, in Jan.

Tu, but one in Feb. and last Tu. in Aug. Lamoille Co., at Hyde Park, 3d Tu. Lamoille Co., at Hyde Park, 4th Tu. in Aug.

May and Dec. Orange Co., at Chelsea, 6th Tu. aft. Orange Co., at Chelsea, 1st Tu, in 4th Tu. in Jan.

June, and 3d in Dec. Orleans Co., at Irasburg, 1st Thurs. Orleans Co., at Irasburg, 1st Wed. next aft. 3d Tues. in Aug.

after 1st Tues, in Sept. and 1st Tu. in Feb. Rutland Co., at Rutland, 1st Th. aft. Rutland Co., at Rutland, 2d Tues, in 4th Tu. Jan.

Mar. and Sept.
Washington Co., at Montpelier, 2d Washington Co., at Montpelier, 2d
Tues, in Aug.

Tu. Mar. and Sept.
Windhain Co., at Newfane, Mon. Windham Co., at Newfane, 2d Tues.
following 2d Tues, aft. 4th Tues. in Jan. in April and Sept.

Windsor Co., at Woodstock, 1st Th. Windsor Co., at Woodstock, 4th Tu.
aft. 4th Tu, next aft. 4th Tu, in Jan. in May, and 1st in Dec.

Corrected Sept., 1876. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.
Supreme Court of Errors. New Haven Co., for ciril business
First Judicial District (Hartford, only, at New Haven, 1st Tu. Jan., term to
Tolland and Middlesex Counties), at Hart- continue till Fri. bef. 1st Tu.June, 2d Tu.
ford, 2d Tues. Jan. and 32 Tues. June. Sept., term to continue till Frid. bef. 1st

Second Judicial District (New Tu. Dec.; at Waterbury, one term only, London and Windham Counties), at Nor- 1st Tu. June, which may continue till 1st wich, 1st Tues. Mar. and 1st Tues. Sept. Tues. July, and no longer; for criminal

Fairfield Co., at Bridgeport, 4th Tu. business only, at New Haven, 1st Tues. in
Jan. and 2d Tu. Sept.

Jan., April, July, and Oct.
Litchfield Co., at Litchfield, last New London Co., at New London,
Tues. May

3d Tu, Mar., 2d Tu. Sept.; at Norwich,
New Haven Co., at New Haven, 1st 1st Tu. June and 1st Tu. Nov.
Tues. June, and 1st Tues. Dec.

Tolland Co., at Tolland, 1st Tues, in
Superior Court.

June, Sep., and Dec., and 2d Tu. April.
Fairfield Co., for civil business only, Windham Co., at Brooklyn, 1st Tu.
at Bridgeport, 2d Tu. Feb., term to con- in Jan, and Nov., 3d Tues, in Apr., and
tinue till Fri. before Ist Tu. July; at Dan- 4th Tues. in Aug.
bury, 3d Tu. Sept., term to continue till Courts of Common Pleas.
Fri. bef. Ith Tu. Jan. (criminal business, Fairfield Co., at Danbury, 1st Mon.
and such civil causes as may be trans- Jan., Feb., May, and Oct.; at Bridgeport,
ferred thereto, by order of the Court); at 1st Mon. Mar., June, Sept., Nov., and
Bridgeport, 3d Tu. Feb., 4th Tues. Aug., Dec., and 1st Tú. April; and at Stamford,
3d Tu. Oct.; at Danbury, 1st Tu. June. an adjourned term for the trial of court

The judge holding Sept. term at Dan- cases only, 20 Mon. May and Dec., and at bury shall adjourn the same at such time such other times as the judge may order. as the business thereof will permit, to Hartford Co., at Hartford, 1st Mon. Bridgeport, and the judge holding the in each month except July and Aug. Feb. term at Bridgeport may adjourn the New Haven Co., at New Haven, 1st same at his discretion to Danbury. Mon. in each month except July and Aug.

Hartford Co., at Hartford, for civil New London Co., at Norwich, 1st
business only, 2d Tues. Sept., term to con- Tues. Feb. and Oct.; at New London, 1st
tinue till Frid. bef. 2d Tue. Jan., 4th Tu. Tues, of Apr, and Aug.
Jan., term to continue till Fri, bef. 2d. Tu.

A District Court,
June; for criminal business only, 1st Tu. For the towns of Barkhamstead, Bridge-
Mar., June, and Dec., 4th Tu. Aug. water, Canaan, Colebrook, Cornwall,

Litchfield Co., at Litchfield, 4th Tu. Kent, New Hartford, New Milford, NorJan., 1st Tu. April, 1st Tues. Sept., and folk, North Canaan, Roxbury, Salisbury, 1st Tu. Nov.

Sharon, and Winchester, is held at WinMiddlesex Co., at Middletown, 2d chester, 1st Mon. Jan., May, Oct.; at Tues. Feb, and Nov.; at Haddam, 3d Tu. Canaan, 1st Mon. Mar., Aug., and Nov.; April, and 20 Tu. Sept., and, for criminal at New Milford, 1st Tu. Apr., and 1st Mon. business only, at Middletown,3d Tu. July. Sept. and Dec.

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(Corrected Sept. 1876. Legislature meets in January and May, and may make changes.)
Supreme Court.

Court of Common Pleas. Bristol Co., at Bristol, 18+ Mond. in Bristol Co., at Bristol, 1st Mon, in Mar., and 2d Mon. in Sept.

May, and last Mon, in Oct. Kent Co., at E. Greenwich, 2d Mon. Kent Co., at E. Greenwich, 2d Mon. in March and 4th Mon. in Aug.

in Apr. and Oct. Newport Co., at Newport, 3d Mon. Newport Co., at Newport, 3d Mond. in Mar., and 3d Mon. in Sept.

in May and November. Providence Co., at Providence, 4th Providence Co., at Providence, 1st Mon. Mar., and 1st Mon, in Oct.

Mon. in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec. Washington Co., at 8. Kingstown, Washington Co., at s. Kingstown, 3d Mon, in Feb., and 3d Mon. Aug. 2d Mon. in May, and 1st Mon. in Nov. SUPREME JUD. AND SUPERIOR COURTS IN MASSACHUSETTS.

(Corrected Sept., 1876. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.)
Supreme Judicial Court.

Superior Court.

Barnstable Co., at Barnstable, Tues. Barnstable and Dukes Counties, at Barnstable, 1st Tuesday of May. next after 1st Mon. of April, and 2d' Tues.

of Oct. Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, 2d Tu. May.

Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, (civil) Bristol Co., at New Bedford, 2a Tu. 4th Mon, of Feb., June, and Oct.; (crim.) Nov.; also at Taunton, 3d Tues. April.

2d Mon. of Jan. and July. Essex Co., at Salem, 3d Tu. April and Bristol Co., at Taunton, 2d Mon, of 1st Tues, Nov.

March and Sept., and at New Bedford, 2d Franklin Co., at Greenfield, 20 Tu. Mon. of June and Dec. April.

Dukes Co., at Edgartown, last Tues. Hampden o., at Springfield, 4th

of May and Sept. Tues. of April, Hampshire Co., at Northampton, 3d

Essex Co., (civil) at Salem, 1st Mon. Tues, of Apr,

of June and Dec., at Lawrence, 1st Mon, Middlesex Co., at Lowell, 3d Tues. of March, and at Newburyport, 1st Mon. April; also at Cambridge, 3d Tu. Oct.

of Sept. ; (crim.) at Lawrence, 1st Mon. Nantucket Co., at Nantucket, 1st of Oct., at Newburyport, 20 Mon. of May, Tues, July,

and at Salem, 4th Mon, of Jan. Norfolk Co., at Dedham, 3d Tu. Feb. Franklin Co., at Greenfield, 3d Mon. Plymouth Co., at Plymouth, 2d Tu. of March, and 20 Mon, of Aug, and Nov. May, Suffolk Co., at Boston, 2d Tu. Bept. 2d Mon, of March and June, and 4th Mon.

Hampden Co., at Springfield, (civil) and 1st Tues. April.

of Oct.; (crim.) 3d Mon, of May, and 1st Worcester Co., at Worcester, 24 Tu. Mon, of Dec. April, LAW TERMS.

Hampshire Co., at Northampton, A law term for the Commonwealth shall (civil) 30 Man. of Feb., 1st Mon. of June, be held at Boston on the 1st Wednesday of and 3d Mon, of Oct.; (crim.) 20 Mon, of January of each year, which term may be June, and 3d Mon. of Dec. adjourned, from time to time, to places and times most conducive to the despatch of

Middlesex Co., (civil) at Lowell, 2d

Mon. of March, and 1st Mon, of Sept.; business and the interests of the public; and there shall be entered and determined at Cambridge, Ist Mon, of June, and 2á therein questions of law arising in the

Mon, of Dec.; (crim.) at Cambridge, ad counties of Barnstable, Dukes County, Mon. of Feb, and 4th Mon. of June; and Middlesex, Nantucket, Norfolk, and Sur. at Lowell, 3d' Mon. of Oct. folk; and also all questions of law arisingl, Nantucket Co., at Nantucket, 1st in other counties where special provisions Mon, of June and Oct. are not made therefor.

Norfolk Co., at Dedbam, (civil) 4th And law terms of said court shall also Mon, in Apr., Sept., and Dec.; (crim.) annually be held as follows:

18t Mon, in Apr., Septo, and Dec. Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, 20 Tues,

Plymouth Co., of September.

at Plymouth, 2d Mon. Bristol Co., at Taunton, 4th Tu. Oct. of Feb. and June, and 4th Mon. of Och Essex Co., at Salem, 1st Tues, Nov.

Suffolk Co., at Boston, (civil) 1st Hampden Co., at Springfield, 3d Mo. Tues, of Jan., Ap'l, July, and Oct.; (crim.) after 1st Tues, of Sept.

1st Mon, of every month, Hampshire and Franklin Cas., at Worcester Co., (civil) at Worcester, Greenfield, Mond, next after 2d Tuesd. 1st Mon, of March, Mon. next_after 4th of Sept.

Mon. af Aug., and 2d Mon, of Dec.; and Plymouth Co., at Plymouth, 30 Tu. at Fitchburg, 20 Mon, of June and Nov.; Oct.

(crim.) at Worcester, 3d Mon. of Jan., 2d Worcester Co., at Worcester, 4th Mon. of May, and 3: Mon. of Oct.; and Tues, after 1st Tues. Sept.

at Fitchburg, 20 Mon, of Aug. COURTS OF INSOLVENCY IN MASSACHUSETTS. The U. 8. District Courts have jurisdiction over insolvency cases, and are open at all times for that purpose.

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