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ENACTED MARCH 3, 1901; AMENDED BY THE
ACTS APPROVED JANUARY 31 AND

JUNE 30, 1902.

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EDWIN C. BRANDENBURG, LL. M.,

Of the District of Columbia Bar.

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August 1, 1902.-Printed for the use of the Senate Committee

on the District of Columbia.

2

Rec. Leec. 10, 1902.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Page.

Rules for interpretation and construction.

Chapter I. Laws remaining in force.

The judiciary

Subchapter I. Justices of the peace.

Subchapter II. The police court.

Subchapter III. Supreme court of the District of Columbia.

Subchapter IV. The court of appeals..

Subchapter V. The Supreme Court of the l'nited States.

Chapter II. Abatement..

Chapter III. Absence for seven years.

Chapter IV. Account..

Chapter V. Administration..

Subchapter I. Executors, administrators, and collectors

Subchapter II. Inventory

Subchapter III. Assets

Subchapter IV. Sales..

Subchapter V. Suits.

Subchapter VI. Debts..

Subchapter VII. Accounts..

Subchapter VIII. Distribution to next of kin and legatees.

Chapter VI. Adoption of children.

Chapter VII. Aliens..

Chapter VIII. Amendments.

Chapter IX. Apprentices..

Chapter X. Arbitration and award

Chapter XI. Assignment of choses in action

Chapter XII. Assignment of insolvent debtors

Chapter XIII. Attachments

Chapter XIV. Bonds and undertakings.

Chapter XV. Condemnation of land for public use

Chapter XVI. Conveyancing

Subchapter I. Deeds of real property

Subchapter II. Mortgages and deeds of trust of, real property.

Subchapter III. Deeds of chattels.

Subchapter IV. Recorder of deeds.

Subchapter V. Forms of conveyancing.

Chapter XVII. Commissioners of deeds and notaries public.

Chapter XVIII. Corporations..

Subchapter I. Institutions of learning

Subchapter II. Religious societies

Subchapter III. Societies, benevolent, educational, etc...

Subchapter IV. Manufacturing, agricultural, mining, mechanical, insur-

ance, inercantile, transportation, market, and savings bank corporations.

Subchapter V. Insurance companies...

Subchapter VI. Cemetery associations.

Subchapter VII. Building associations.

Subchapter VIII. Board of trade..

Supchapter IX. Street railways

Subchapter X. Savings banks.

Subchapter XI. Trust, loan, mortgage, and certain other corporations

Subchapter XII. Fraternal beneticial associations

Subchapter XIII. Existing corporations ...

Subchapter XIV. Dissolution of corporations

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