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COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES.
(Corrected Sept. 1877.) 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.)
As. J. (Ind., ini., Wis.)
Stephen J. Field, of San Francisco, Cal., As. J. (Cal., Oregon, Nev.)
in Feb. and Aug. Connecticut, at N. Haven, 4th Tues.
Maine, at Portland, 1st Tues. in Feb. in Apr., and at Ilartford, 30 Tues. in Sept. and Dec.; at Bath, 1st Tues. in Sept.; at
Maine, at Portland, 230 Apr. and 230 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 llampshire, at Portsmouth,
New Hampshire, at Portsmouth, May 8, and at Exeter, Oct. 8.
3d Tues, in March and Sept.; at Exeter,
Rhode Island, at Newport, 2d Tu.
Vermont, at Windsor, 3d Tu. May;
at Rutland, 1st Tu. Oct.; at Burlington, + 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, at Hartford, 4th Tues. I for such business.
REGISTERS IN BANKRUPTCY IN NEW ENGLAND.
(Corrected Sept. 1877.) 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., Charles F. Howe, Lowell. ister Hamlin.
8th Dist., Peter C. Bacon, Worcester.
9th Dist., Charles G. Delano, Greenfield. NEW HAMPSHIRE.
10th Dist., Timothy M. Brown, Spring1st District, Thomas E. Sawyer, Dover. field. 2d District, James B. Straw, Manchester,
RHODE ISLAND, 3d District, A.T. Batchelder, Keene.
John C. Pegram, Providence,
3d District, Robert Coit, New London.
4th Dis., L. N. Middlebrook, Bridgeport. HOLIDAYS IN NEW ENGLAND.
(Corrected Sept. 1877.) 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.
New Hampshire.- Feb. 22, May 30, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.
Rhode Island. - Feb. 22, May 30 (or 29th if 30th is Sunday), July 4, Christmas,
Connecticut. - Jan. 1, Feb. 22, May 30, July 4, Christmas, Fast, and Thanksgiving.
COURTS IN THE STATE OF MAINE.
and Dec., and 3d Tu. Sept.
Oxford Co., at Paris, 2d Tues. Mar., Augusta, 4th Tu. May for Somerset, 30 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 Actns, 1st Tu. Feb., and 2d Tu. Aug. of Aroostook, Washington, Piscataquis, Piscataquis Co., at Dover, last Tu. Hancock, Waldo, and Penobscot.
Feb., and 2d Tu. Sept.
Mar., Sept., and Dec.
Waldo Co., at Belfast, 1st Tu. Jan.,
and 3d Tu. in Apr. and Oct. Aroostook Co., at Houlton, last Tu,
Washington Co., at Machias, 1st
Tues. of Jan., and 1st Tues. of Oct.; and
York Co., at Saco, 1st Tu. Jan.; at
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.;
COURTS IN THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.
Sep.; at Lancaster, 1st Tu.Jan., Mar., May,
July, and Nov.; at Gorham, 1st Tu. Ap.
Ap. and Oct.; at Plymouth, 1st Tu. of
and Dec.; at Haverhill, 4th Tu. Mar. and
Jan.; at Wentworth, 3d Tu. Aug.; at Or-
Tues. March, and Sept.
Hillsborough 00., at Manchester,
4th Tu. Jan., March, May, July, Sep. and Grafton Co., at Haverhill, 4th Tues. Nov.; at Nashua, 4th Tu. Feb., Ap. June, of Mar. and 4th Tue 3. 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.
herst, Fri. aft. 4th Tu. June and Dec.; at Hillsborough Co., at Amherst, 1st
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. Merrimack Co., at Concord, 1st Tu.
Feb. and Sept.
Merrimack Co., at Concord, 2d and
Rockingham Co., at Exeter, Wed. Strafford Co., at Dover, 2d Tues, of Mar., and Aug., and Wed. af.2d Tu. each
aft. 1st Tu. Ap., Wed. after 3d Tu. Feb., Feb., and 1st Tues. of Sept.
other month; at Portsmouth, 3d Tu. Mar., Sullivan Co., at Newport, 4th Tues.
and 2d Tu. Jan., May, July, Sept., and 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.;
and at Claremont, last Wed. of Jan., Mar., Coös čo., at Colebrook, 1st Tu.Feb.and | May, July, Sept. and Nov.
COURTS IN THE STATE OF VERMONT.
Bennington Co., at Manchester, 1st Bennington Co., at Bennington, 2d Tues. in June, and Bennington, 1st Tues. Tu. after 4th Tues. in Jan.
in Dec. Caledonia Co., at St. Johnsbury, 2a Caledonia Co., at St. Johnsbury, 1st Tues. in Oct.
Tues, in June and Dec. Chittenden Co., at Burlington, 1st Chittenden Co., at Burlington, 1st Tu. in Jan.
Tucs. in April, and 3d in Sept. Essex Co., at Guildhall, 4th Tues, in Essex Co., at Guildhall, 3d Tues. in August.
March and Sept. Franklin Co., at St. Albans, 1st Th. Franklin Co., at St. Albans, 28 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 Ilyde Park, 4th Tu.
in April and 1st Tues in 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, in Jan.
Mar. and Sept. Washington Co., at Montpelier, 2d Washington Co., at Montpelier, 2d Tues, in Aug.
Tu. in Mar. and Sept. Windham Co., at Newfane, Mon. Windham Co., at Newfane, 2d Tues. following 2d Tues. aft. 4th Tues. in Jan. in March 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.
COURTS IN THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT.
in January, and may make changes. Supreme Court of Errors. Tues. July, and no longer; for criminal First Judicial District (Hartford, business only, at New Haven, 1st Tues. in Tolland and Middlesex Counties), at Hart- Jan., April, July, and Oct. ford, 20 Tues. Jan. and 1st Tues. May. New London Co., at New London,
Second Judicial District (New 3d Tu. Mar., 20 Tu. Sept.; at Norwich, London and Windham Counties), at Nor- 1st Tu. June and 1st Tu. Nov. wich, 1st Tues. Mar. and 1st Tues. Sept. Tolland Co., at Tolland, 1st Tues, in
Fairfield Co., at Bridgeport, 4th Tu. June, Sep., and Dec., and 21 Tu. April. Jan. and 2d Tu. in Sept.
Windham Co., at Brooklyn, 1st Tu. Litehfield Co., at Litchfield, last in Feb. and May., 4th Tues. in Aug., and Tues, in May.
2d Tues. in Nov. New Haven Co., at New Haven, 1st Courts of Common Pleas. Tues, in June, and 1st Tues. in Dec. Fairfield Co., at Danbury, 1st Mon. Superior Court.
Jan., Feb., May, and Nov.; at Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., for civil business only, 1st Mon. Mar., June, Sept., Oct., and at Bridgeport, 2d Tu. Feb., term to con- Dec., and 1st Tu. April; and at Stamford, tinue till Fri. before 1st Tu. July; at Dan- an adjourned term for the trial of court bury, 3d Tu. Sept., term to continue till cases only, 2d Mon. May and Dec., and at Fri. bef. 4th Tu. Jan.; criminal business, such other times as the judge may order. and such civil causes as may be trans- Hartford Co., at Hartford, 1st Mon. ferred thereto, by order of the Court; at in Jan., March, May, Sept., and Nov. Bridgeport, 3d Tu. Feb., 4th Tues. Aug., New Haven Co., at New Haven, 1st 3d Tu. Oct.; at Danbury, 1st Tu. June. Mon. in Jan., Mch., May, Sept., and Nov.
Hartford Co., at Hartford, for civil All process brought before the common business only, 20 Tues. Sept., term to con- pleas court, in either Hartford or New tinue till Sat. before Christmas, 4th Tu. Haven counties, may be made returnable, Jan., term to continue till Sat. bef. 1st Tu. in addition to the 1st days of the respecJune; for criminal business only, 1st Tu. tive terms, on the 1st Mon. of any month Mar., June, and Dec., 4th Tu. Aug. except July and August, under certain
Litchfield Co., at Litchfield, 4th Tu. conditions, for which see statute. Jan., 1st Tu. April, 1st Tues. Sept., and New London Co., at Norwich, 1st 1st Tu. Nov.
Tues. Feb. and Oct.; at New London, 18t Middlesex Co., at Middletown, 20 Tucs. of Apr. and Aug. Tues. Feb. and Nov.; at Haddam, 3d 'Tu.
A District Court, April, and 2d Tu. Sept., and, for criminal For Barkhamstead, Bridgewater, Canaan, business only, at Hladdam, 3d Tues. July. Colebrook, Cornwall, Kent, New Hart
New Haven Co., for civil business ford, New Milford, Norfolk, North Canaonly, at New Haven, 1st Tu. Jan., term to an, Salisbury, Sharon, and Winchester, is continue till Fri, bef. 1st Tu. June, 2d Tu. held at Winchester, 1st Mon. Jan., May, Sept., term to continue till Frid. bef. 1st Oct.; at Canaan, 1st Mon. Mar., Aug., and Tu. Dec.; at Waterbury, one term only, Nov.; at New Milford, 1st Tu. Apr., and 18t Tu. Júne, which may continue till 1st 1st Mon. Sept. and Dec.
COURTS IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND.
Court of Common Pl:as.
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., &t 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 lst Mon, in Oct.
Mon. in Mar., June, Sept., and Dec. Washington Co., at 8. Kingstown, Washington Co., at 8. Kingstown, 3d Mon. in Feb., and
2d Mon, in May, and 1st Mon. in Nov. SUPREME JUD, AND SUPERIOR COURTS IN MASSACHUSETTS.
(Corrected Sept., 1877. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.) Supreme Judicial Court. the counties of BERKSHIRE, FRANKLIN, JURY TERMS.
HAMPSHIRE, and HAMPDEN, and of all Barnstable Co., at Barnstable, 1st matters pending in said counties in equity Tuesday of May.
and otherwise, which may be heard and Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, 2d Tu. determined at chambers, one of the jus. May.
tices shall attend at Springfield on the 1st
Barnstable Co., at Barnstable, Tues. Essex Co., at Salem, 3d Tu. April and next after 1st Mon. of April, and 2d Tues. 1st Tues. Nov.
of Oct. Franklin 'o., at Greenfield, 20 Tu. Berkshire Co., at Pittsfield, (civil) April.
4th Mon, of Feb., June, and Oct.; (crim.) Hampden Co., at Springfield, 4th 24 Mon. of Jan, and July. Tues. of April.
Bristol Co., at Taunton, 2d Mon. of
Mon, of June and Dec.
Nantucket Co., at New Bedford, 2d Essex Co., (civil) at Salem, 1st Mon,
of June and Dec., at Lawrence, 1st Mon. Norfolk Co., at Dedham, 3d Tu. Feb. of March, and at Newburyport, 1st Mon. Plymouth Co., at Plymouth, 2d Tu. of Sept. ; (crim.) at Lawrence, 1st Mon. May.
of Oct., at Newburyport, 2d Mon. of May, Suffolk Co., at Boston, 2d Tu. Sept. and at Salem, 4th Mon. of Jan. and 1st Tues. April.
Franklin Co., at Greenfield, 3d Mon. Worcester Co., at Worcester, 2d Tu. of March, and 2d Mon. of Aug. and Nov. April.
Hampden Co., at Springfield, (civil) LAW TERMS.
2d Mon. of March and June, and 4th Mon. A law term for the Commonwealth shall of Oct.; (crim.) 3d Mon. of May, and 1st be held at Boston on the 1st Wednesday of Mon. of Dec. January of each year, which term may be Hampshire Co., at Northampton, adjourned, from time to time, to places and (civil) 3d Mon. of Feb., 1st Mon. of June, times most conducive to the despatch of and 3d Mon. of Oct.; (crim.) 2d Mon, of business and the interests of the public; June, and 3d Mon. of Dec. and there shall be entered and determined Middlesex Co., (civil) at Lowell, 2d therein questions of law arising in the Mon. of March, and 1st Mon. of Sept. ; counties of Barnstable, Middlesex, Nor- at Cambridge, 1st Mon. of June, and 2d folk, and Suffolk; and also all questions Mon. of Dec.; (crim.) at Cambridge, 2d of law arising in other counties where Mon, of Feb., and 4th Mon, of June; and special provisions are not made therefor. at Lowell, 3d Mon. of Oct.
And law terms of said court shall also Nantucket Co., at Nantucket, ist annually be held as follows:
Mon, of June and Oct.
Mon. in Apr., Sept., and Dec.; (crim.)
Plymouth Co., at Plymouth, 2d Mon.
Tues. of Jan., Ap'l, July, and Oct.; (crim.)
1st Mon. of March, Mon. next after 4th Plymouth Co., at Plymouth, 3d Tu. Mon. of Aug., and 2d Mon. of Dec.; and
at Fitchburg, 2d Mon. of June and Nov.; Worcester Co., at Worcester, 4th (crim.) at Worcester, 3d Mon. of Jan., 21 Tues, after 1st Tues. Sept.
Mon. of May, and 3d Mon. of Oct.; and For the hearing of probate appeals in at Fitchburg, 20 Mon. of Aug.
DISTRICT COURTS IN MASSACHUSETTS. (Corrected Sept., 1877. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.) No. Berkshire. - For the towns of Bridgewater, E. and W. Bridgewater, at Adams, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Florida, Brockton, crim., daily; civil, every Tues. and Savoy, at Adams, crim., daily, 2d of Plymouth. - For Abington, 9 A. M.; civil, weekly, at north village So. Abington, Rockland, Hingham, Hull, of Adams, and 1st Wed. of each month Hanover, So. Scituate, and Hanson, crim., at south village.
at Abington, every Mon., Wed., Thurs., Central Berkshire.-For the towns and Sat., at Hingham, every Tues. and of Dalton, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesbor: Frid.; ciril, at Abington, 1st and 3d ough, Peru, Pittstield, Richmond, and Wed., and at Hingham, 4th Frid. of evWindsor, at Pittsfield, crim., daily, ery month. 9 A, M.; ciril, every Saturday:
3d of Plymouth.– For Plymouth, So. Berkshire. – For Alford, Egre- Kingston, Plympton, Pembroke, Dux mont, Great Barrington, Monterey, Mt. bury, Marshfield, and Scituate, crim., at Washington, New Marlboro', and Shef- Plymouth, every Mon., Wed., Thu., and field, at Great Barrington, crim., daily, Sat., at Scituate, every Tues, and Frid.; at 9 A. M.; civil, every Sat., at 10 A. N. civil, at Plymouth, 1st and 3d Wed., and
1st of Bristol. - For Taunton, Re- at Scituate, 4th Frid, of every month. hoboth, Berkley, Dighton, Seekonk, At- 4th of Plymouth.-For Middlebotleborough, Norton, Mansfield, Easton, rough, Wareham, Lakeville, Marion, and Raynham, at Taunton and Attlebo- Mattapoisett, and Rochester, crim., at rough, crim., daily; civil, every Mon. Middleborough, every Tues., Wed., and
2d of Bristol. For Fall River, Sat., and at Wareham, every Mon., Thu., Freetown, Somerset, and Swansea, at Falí and Frid.; civil, at Middleborough, 1st River, crim., daily; civil, every Mon. and 3d Wed., and at Wareham, 4th Fri.
3d of Bristol. - For New Bedford, of every month. Fairhaven, Acushnet, Dartmouth, and 1st of So. Worcester.- For SturWestport, nt New Bedford, crim., daily; bridge, Southbridge, Charlton, Dudley, civil, every Mon.
Oxford, and Webster, crim., at South1st of Essex.- For Salem, Beverly, bridge, Mon., Wed, and Fri., and at WebDanvers, Hamilton, Middleton, Tops- ster, Tues., Thurs., and Sat., 9 A. M.; feld, and Wenham, at Salem, crim., civil, at Southbridge, Mon. Webster, daily, 9 A. M.; civil, every Wed.
Tues., weekly. E. Hampden. For Palmer, Brim- 2d of So. Worcester. - For Blackfield, Monson, Holland, and Wales, at stone, Uxbridge, Douglas, and NorthPalmer, crim., daily, 9 A. M.; civil,' 1st bridge, for trials by jury, in Blackstone and 3d Sat, of each month.
or Uxbridge, at such times as, in the 1st of No. Middlesex.- For Ayer, discretion of the justice, the public conGroton, Pepperell, Townsend, Ashby, venience may require ; when not in sesShirley, Westford, Littleton, and Boxbor- sion for trials by jury, the court shall be ough, at Ayer, crim., daily, 9 A.M.; civil, held for crim. business, in Blackstone, 1st Mon. of each month,
every Mon., Wed., and Fri., in Uxbridge, Central Middlesex. - For Acton, every Tues., Thurs., and Sat.; for civil Bedford, Carlisle, Concord, Lincoln, May- business, in Blackstone, every Mon., in nard, Stow, and 'Lexington, at Concord, Uxbridge, every Sat. crim., daily; civil, 1st and 3d Wed, of 3d of so. Worcester.- For Milford, each month.
Mendon, and Upton, at Milford, crim., 1st of E. Middlesex.- For Wil- daily ; civil, 1st and 3d Wed. each mon. mington, No. Reading, Reading, Stone- Central Worcester.-For Worcesham, Wakefield, Melrose, Malden, Ever- ter, Millbury, Sutton, Auburn, Leicester, ett, and Medford, crim., at Malden, every Paxton, W. Boylston, Boylston, Holden, Mon., Tues., Frid., and Sat., at Wakefield, and Shrewsbury, at Worcester, crim., every Wed. and Thurs.; civil, at Malden, daily, at 9 A. M.; civil, every Sat. every Sat., and at Wakefield every Wed. 1st of E. Worcester. - For North
1st of $. Middlesex.-For Ashland, borough, Southborough, Westborough, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Na- and Grafton, crim., Westborough, every tick, Sherborn, Sudbury, and Wayland, Mon., Wed., and Fri., at Grafton, every at So. Framingham, crim., daily; civil, Tues., Thurs., and Sat., 9 A. M.; civil, every Mon,
at Westborough, every Mond., at GrafE. Norfolk.- For Randolph, Brain- ton every Tues. tree, Cohasset, Weymouth, Quincy, Hol- 2d of E. Worcester.-For Clinton, brook, and Milton, at Quincy, crim., dai- Berlin, Bolton, Harvard, Lancaster, and ly, 9 Á. M.; civil, every Mon.
Sterling, at Clinton, crim., daily ; civil, 1st of Plymouth.- For Brockton, 2d and 4th Sat. of each month.
MUNICIPAL AND POLICE COURTS IN MASSACHUSETTS.
(Corrected Sept., 1877. Legislature meets in January, and may make changes.) Municipal Courts are held daily in the city of Boston, as follows: In Boston (old city), Roxbury District, South Boston, East Boston, Dorchester District, Charlestown District, Brighton District, and West Roxbury District.
Police Courts are held daily at Cambridge, Chelsea, Chicopee, Fitchburg, Gloucester, Haverhill, Holyoke, Lawrence, Lee, Lowell,' Lynn, Newburyport, Newton, Somerville, Springfield, and Williamstown.