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Caseloads: Supreme Court of the United States, 1823-1846

Term
Cases filed
Total cases on docket
Cases disposed
Cases remaining
February 1823
57
178
55
123
February 1824
50
180
66
114
February 1825
64
164
38
126
February 1826
41
190
45
145
January 1827
64
168
77
109
January 1828
69
173
88
85
January 1829
42
154
53
101
January 1830
54
143
73
71
January 1831
52
125
45
80
January 1832
42
132
58
74
January 1833
48
116
44
72
January 1834
48
120
79
41
January 1835
59
89
41
48
January 1836
31
107
64
43
January 1837
56
74
45
29
January 1838
76
85
61
24
January 1839
59
100
67
33
January 1840
72
92
58
34
January 1841
43
106
42
64
January 1842
63
107
52
55
January 1843
86
118
36
82
January 1844
51
168
46
122
December 1844
64
173
64
109
December 1845
62
177
53
120
December 1846
62
182
46
136
Source: Speech of Representative Joseph R. Ingersoll, Congressional Globe , Appendix, 30th Cong., 1st Sess., (1848), 351; list maintained by Office of the Curator, Supreme Court of the United States. The same data for the 1841 through December 1844 terms is available in U.S. Senate, Document showing the duration of the sessions of the Supreme Court, and the number of cases decided and remaining to be acted on at the end of each term since 1841 , 29th Cong., 1st Sess., 1846, S. Doc. 91.