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THE CODE OF LAW 4

FOR THE

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,

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

AND JUNE 30, 1902,
AND AMENDED BY FURTHER ACTS OF CONGRESS

TO AND INCLUDING MARCH 3, 1905.

Compiled by

CHARLES MOORE,
CLERK OF THE SENATE COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA.

Indexed by
EDWIN C. BRANDENBURG, LL. M.,

OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BAR.

Recompiled and Indexed to March 3, 1905, by
DANIEL E. GARGES, LL. M.,

OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA BAR.

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WASHINGTON:
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE.

1996.

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

on the District of Columbia. JANUARY 15, 1906.--Recompiled and reprinted for use of the

House Committee on the District of Columbia.

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

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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 United 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 pror

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, mercantile, 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 ........

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Subchapter X. Savings banks............

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

Subchapter XII. Fraternal beneficial associations ...

Subchapter XIII. Existing corporations .....

Subchapter XIV. Dissolution of corporations .......

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