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What is COURT OF BANKRUPTCY

An English court of record, having original and appellate jurisdiction in matters of bankruptcy, and invested with both legal and equitable powers for that purpose. In the United States, the “courts of bankruptcy” include the district courts of the United States and of the territories, the supreme court of the District of Columbia, and the United States court of the Indian Territory and of Alaska. U. S. Comp. St. 1901, p. 3419.

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