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In Washington, the U.S. Court of Claims opens a new session

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10/29/1860
The five year old United States Court of Claims began its latest session after a long recess with little business on its docket.  Founded in 1855, this court heard small claims against the Government and operated until its abolition in 1982.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"News From the National Capital," New York Times, October 30, 1860. 

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