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" That the Circuit Courts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several States, of all suits of a civil nature, at common law or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of interest and costs,... "
A Digest of the Laws of the United States of America, from March 4th, 1789 ... - Page 362
by Edward Ingersoll - 1821 - 845 pages
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Reports of Decisions Rendered in the Circuit and District Courts ..., Volume 2

United States. Circuit Courts, Benjamin Vaughan Abbott - Law reports, digests, etc - 1871
...1789, 1 Stat. at L. 78, which gives to this court original cognizance of all suits of a civil nature in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive...the sum or value of five hundred dollars, and the suit is between a citizen of the State where the suit is brought and a citizen of another State. The...
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The American Law Register, Volume 11; Volume 20

Law - 1872
...and the eleventh defines their powers, and confers their jurisdiction. The latter declares that they shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the...of five hundred dollars, and the United States are plaintiff's, or petitioner, or an alien is a party, or the suit is between a citizen of the Slate wftere...
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The Practice at Law: In Equity, and in Special Proceedings, in All ..., Volume 1

William Wait - Civil procedure - 1872
...1. Original jurisdiction. The circuit courts have been vested by statute with original jurisdiction, concurrent with the courts of the several States,...dispute exceeds, exclusive of costs, the sum or value of $500 and the United States are plaintiffs, or an alien is a party, and the suit is between a citizen...
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The National Bankruptcy Register Reports: Containing All the ..., Volume 5

William A. Shinn - Bankruptcy - 1873
...circuit courts, and we find by the seventeenth section of that act that such courts are vested with original cognizance concurrent with the courts of...or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds a certain sum stated, and the United States are plaintiff or petitioner, or an alien is a party, or...
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Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of ..., Volume 3

United States. Circuit Court (7th Circuit), Josiah Hooker Bissell - District courts - 1874
...September 24th, 17&9, commonly called the Judiciary Act, declared that the Circuit Court should have cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several...or in equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds the sum of $500, nml the United States are plaintiffs or petitioners. This grant was undoubtedly prospective....
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The American Law Times Reports, Volume 2

Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the circuit court of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the...costs, the sum or value of five hundred dollars, and arising under the Constitution or laws of the United States, or treaties made, or which shall be made,...
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Patent Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the United States ..., Volume 2

Charles Sidney Whitman - Copyright - 1875
...State where the suit is brought and a citizen of another State, the Circuit Courts of the United States have original cognizance, concurrent with the courts...of costs, the sum or value of five hundred dollars. Record shows that the plaintiff was an alien, and that the defendants were citizens of the State where...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 2

Law - 1875
...of the United States of America in Congress assembled. That the CircuitCourts of the United States shall have original cognizance, concurrent with the...matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive of costs, the sum er value of five hundred dollars, and arising under the .constitution or laws of the United States,...
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Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States, Volume 3

United States. Supreme Court, Samuel Freeman Miller - Law reports, digests, etc - 1875
...v. Story, 9 Pet. 632. The judiciary act of 1789 conferred upon the circuit courts authority "to take cognizance, concurrent with the courts of the several...equity, where the matter in dispute exceeds, exclusive [ * 106 ] *of costs, the sum or value of five hundred dollars, and * * * the suit is between a citizen...
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Reports of Cases Relating to Maritime Law: Containing All the ..., Volume 2

Law reports, digests, etc - 1876
...States they may exercise the ordinary admiralty jurisdiction (Act of 1845, o. 20). The circuit courts have original cognizance concurrent with the courts...States are plaintiffs or petitioners ; or an alien ia a party, or the suit is between the citizens of the State where the suit is brought, and the citizen...
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