INDIAN AFFAIRS: LAWS AND TREATIES

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

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


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ACTS OF FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS—SECOND SESSION, 1891.
CHAP. 383 | CHAP. 517 | CHAP. 538

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Chapter 517
Sections 2 | 13

Margin Notes
Sec. 2 Circuit court of appeals; jurisdiction.
Sec. 13 Appeals, etc., from Indian Territory court.
    [26 Stat., 829.]
    1889, Mar. 1, c. 333, ante, p. 39.
    1890, May 28, c. 182, s. 29, 30. ante, pp. 47, 48.
    1895, Mar. 1, c. 145, post p. 70.
    1896, Feb. 8,c. 14, post p. 77.

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Chapter 517
    Mar. 3, 1891. | 26 Stat., 826.
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An act to establish circuit courts of appeals and to define and regulate in certain cases the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted, etc., * * *

SEC. 2

That there is hereby created in each circuit a circuit court of appeals, which shall consist of three judges, of whom two shall constitute a quorum, and which shall be a court of record with appellate jurisdiction, as is hereafter limited and established.

SEC. 13

Appeals and writs of error may be taken and prosecuted from the decisions of the United States court in the Indian Territory to the Supreme Court of the United States, or to the circuit court of appeals in the eighth circuit, in the same manner and under the same regulations as from the circuit or district courts of the United States, under this act. * * * [March 3, 1891.]


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