Vol. I, Laws     (Compiled to December 1, 1902)

Compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler. Washington : Government Printing Office, 1904.

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Chapter 59
Section 3

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Chap. 59 Kansas. Third judicial division.
    R. S., 531.
    1890, June 9, c. 403, 20 Stat., 129.
Chap. 59 Terms at Fort Scott.
Sec. 3 Crimes, where prosecuted.
Sec. 3 committed on Quapaw Indian Agency.
    1883, Jan. 6, c. 13
    (1 Supp. R. S., 389).
Sec. 3 Pending prosecutions.

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Chapter 59
    May 3, 1892. | 27 Stat., 24.
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An act to create a third division of the district of Kansas for judicial purposes, and to fix the time for holding court therein.

Be it enacted, &c., That the counties of * * * shall constitute the third division of the judicial district of Kansas,

and a term of the circuit and district courts for said district shall be held therein at the city of Fort Scott, on the first Monday of May and the first Monday of November of each year. * * *

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SEC. 3

That all crimes and offenses against the laws of the United States hereafter committed within the counties comprising the third division of said district,

and all crimes and offenses against said laws known and defined as infamous hereafter committed within the limits of the Quapaw Indian Agency, in the Indian Territory, and of which the courts in Kansas have heretofore had jurisdiction, shall be prosecuted, tried, and determined at the terms of the district court hereinbefore provided for:

Provided, That all such crimes and offenses heretofore committed within said district shall be prosecuted, tried, and determined in the same manner and with the same effect as if this act had not been passed. * * * [May 3, 1892.]

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