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Albany, Register. 1829 John Walworth,
N. York, Assistant Register. 1828 Alonzo C. Paige,
Schenectady, Reporter. 1820 John D. Kirck,
N. York, Sergeant at Arms. 1829 John C. Donnelly, Albany, Serg'l. at Arms.
w In the year 1752 the officers of the Court of Equity were, two Masters, two Clerks, one Examiner, a Register, and a Sergeant at Arms.
The salary of the Reporter is $500; that of the Chancellor's Clerk is $600.
STATED TERMs.—On the fourth Mondays of January and August, at the Capitol in the city of Albany; and on the fourth Mondays of May and October, at the CityHall, in the city of New York.
The stated Terms are appointed by the Chancellor, and may be altered by him as the public convenience may require. Every stated Term shall be held eight days, at least, and longer, if necessary.
MOTION DAYS.-The first and third Tuesdays of every month during vacations are assigned for hearing motions and petitions before the CHANCELLOR, at the Capitol in the city of Albany. Motions and petitions shall have a preference over Calendar causes on the first day of the Term, and on Monday of every week thereafter during the Term, but on no other day, without a special order.
The Supreme Court consists of a Chief Justice and two Justices, any of whom may hold the court.
The JUSTICES of the SUPREME COURT hold their offices during good behaviour, or until they attain the age of sixty years. Their salary is $2000 each.
The JUSTICES of this court may appoint as many Commissioners to take Affidavits to be read in the Su. preme Court in this state, as they may deem necessary. There are four Clerks of this court, each of whom is required by law to appoint some proper person to be his depidy.
John B. Roome,
The Reporter's salary is $500.
[The Clerk's office at Albany was established April 24th, 1797, and FRANCIS BLOODGOOD, Esq. of Albany, was appointed first Clerk. The Clerk's office at Utica was established in the year 1807, and ARTHUR BREESE was appointed first Clerk. The Clerk's office at Canandaigua was established June 1, 1829, and the Hon. WILLIAM M. OLIVER was appointed first Clerk.] STATED TERMS.
At Albany, on the first Monday of January, and third Monday of October, at New York on the first Monday of May; and at Utica, on the first Monday of July. They are called the January, May, July, and October Terms.
The several Terms may be continued and held from the commencement thereof, until and including the fifth Saturday after the commencement of each Term; but no argument of any cause shall be heard during the fifth week of any Term, unless by consent of parties, or their counsel.
The state is divided, by law, into eight Judicial Circuits, corresponding with the eight Senate Districts, which may
be altered from time to time, by the Legis. lature, as the public good may require.
The CIRCUIT JUDGES hold their offices during good behaviour, or until they attain the age of sixty years. Their salary is $1250 each.
Each Circuit Judge is a Vice Chancellor within his circuit, and shall, concurrently with the Chancellor, and exclusively of any other Circuit Judge, have and exercise all the original jurisdiction and powers which now are, or hereafter may be, vested in the Chancellor, in all causes and matters in equity, and in all matters of which the cognizance is, or shall be vested in the Chan. cellor, by virtue of any statute, in the following cases :
1. Where such causes and matters shall have arisen within the circuit of such Judge, or,
2. Where the subject matter in controversy shall be situated within such district.
3. Where the defendants or persons proceeded against, or either of them, resides within such limits, subject to the appellate jurisdiction of the Chancellor.
The Vice Chancellors of the several circuits shall hold four stated terms in each year, at such times and in such counties in their circuits as they shall respect. ively appoint, at the usual places of holding courts therein ; and when so appointed, the said terms shall remain unaltered for two years. They may also hold so many special terms at such times and places as they shall deem proper.
A stated or special term may be holden by a Vice Chan. cellor, at the same time that any such term shall be holden by the Chancellor.
MOTION Days.-The days for hearing motions before the Vice Chancellors of the first and third circuits, are the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, at the Capitol in the city of ALBANY, and at the City-Hall in the city of New-YORK ; and before the other Vice Chan. cellors at their places of residence, or such places as they may appoint.
The Clerks of the several counties (except the city and county of New-York) are, by virtue of their offices, Clerks of the Circuit Courts.
The Clerk of the Supreme Court, residing in the city of New York, is Clerk of the Sittings and Circuit Courts held in and for the city and county of New York. .
Residence. 1st Circuit, 1823 Ogden Edwards, New-York, New-York. 2d
1827 James Emmot, Poughkeepsie, Dutchess. 3d
1823 Wm. A. Duer, Albany. Albany. 4th 1828 Esek Cowen, Sarat. Springs, Saratoga. 5th 1823 Nath. Williams, Utica, Oneida. 6th 1823 Sanuel Nelson, Cooperstown, Otsego. 7th 1829 Daniel Mosely, Onondaga, Onondaga: 8th 1829 Addison Gardiner, Rochester, Monroe.
Each of the Circuit Judges' possesses the powers of a Justice of the Supreme Court at chambers ; and in the trial of issues joined in the courts of Oyer and Ter. miner and Jail Delivery.
Times and places of holding the several Circuit Courts
in the state, for the years 1829 and 1830, as appointer by their respective judges.
Ogden Edwards, New York, Judge. John Walworth, New York, Clerk in Chancery. James Fairlie, New York, Clerk of the Circuit Couri. This CIRCUIT is composed of the counties of Kings New York, Queens, Richmond, and Suffolk.
In the city and county of New-YORK.-At the CityHall, on the second Monday of March, on the fourth Monday of May, on the fourth Monday of September, and on the fourth Monday of November, in each year.
In the county of KINGS.-At the court-house in said county, on the second Monday of May, and the second Monday of November, in each year.
In the county of QUEENS.—At the court-house in said county, on the first Tuesday of May, and on the third Monday of November, in each year.
In the county of RICHMOND.-At the court-house in said county, on the first Monday of May, and on the third Thursday of November, in each year.
In the county of SUFFOLK.—At the court-house in said county, on the third Wednesday in May, and on the first Thursday in November, in each year.
James Emmot, Poughkeepsie, Judge. Alexander Forbus, Poughkeepsie, Clerk in Chancery. This CIRCUIT is composed of the counties of Dutchess, Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Ulster, Orange, Sullivan, and Delaware.
For the county of DUTCHESS.—At the court-house in Poughkeepsie, on the last Tuesday in March, and the second Tuesday in November.
WESTCHESTER.–At the court-house in White-Plains, on the Wednesday after the first Tuesday in April, and at the court-house in Bedford, on the second Tuesday of September.
ROCKLAND.—At the court-house at Clarkstown, on the Monday before the second Tuesday in October.
PUTNAM.--At the court-house in Carmel, on the "Thursday after the second Tuesday in October.
ULSTER.–At the court-house in Kingston, on the third Tuesday in April, and on the first Tuesday in October.
ORANGE.-At the academy in Newburgh, on the fourth Tuesday in' April, and at the court-house in Goshen, on the third Tuesday in September.
SULLIVAN.--At the court-house in Monticello, on the third Tuesday in May, and on the last Tuesday in October.
DELAWARE.—At the court-house in Delhi, on the fourth Tuesday of May, and on the fourth Tuesday in September