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nued, from the expiration thereof, for the further term of two years, and from thence to the end of the then next session of parliament. . *

VII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Act ;Geo. 1. That an act, made in the third year of the reign of King George g^^r^' the First, (intituled, An acl for the better regulating os pilots for the \ots$ * p v

, conducing of flips and vessels from Dover, Deal, and the Isle of Thanet, up the rivers if Thames and Medway,) which was to

, continue in force for seven years, from the first day of August, one thousand seven hundred and seventeen, and from thence to the end of the then next session of parliament; and alio a clause ancj acJauseia in an act of the seventh year of his said Majesty's reign, jorfur- an act of 7 ther regulating the pilots of Dover, Deal, and the Isle of Thanet, Geo.i, which was to continue in force during the continuance of the said act of the third year of his said Majesty's reign; which said act, together with the said clause, were, by several subsequent acts, of the tenth year of the reign of his said Majesty, and of the eighth and twenty-third years of the reign of his late majesty King George the Second, and the fourth year of the reign of his present Majesty, further continued until the twenty-fifth day of Marcby one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight, and from thence to the end of the then next session of parliament, mail be, and the same are hereby further continued, from further contithe expiration thereof, until the twenty-fifth day of March, one nued till thousand seven hundred and ninety-two, and from thence to the March a5» end of the then next session of parliament. I?9Z'

VIII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, So much os an That so much of an act, made in the sixteenth year of the reign Act of 16 Geo. of his present Majesty, (intituled, An aft for allowing the expor- e^orra ^ tation of certain quantities cf wheat, and other articles, to his Majejlys on^of Xwhcat sugar colonies in America, and to the isand of Saint Helena, and to etc. to the iuthe other settlements belonging to the united company of merchants of gar colonies, England trading to the East Indies, and of biscuit and peas to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Eay Chaleur, and Labrador; and for indemnifying all persons with rcjpecl to advising or carrying into execution his Majesty's orders of council already made for allowing the exportation of wheat, and other articles,) as relates to allowing the exportation of certain quantities of wheat and other articles to

his Majesty's sugar colonies in America, which was to continue in force until the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-seven; which, by another act, made in the seventeenth year of the reign of his present Majesty, was revived •and continued until the twenty-fifth day of March, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-eight, (hall, from and after the, revived; and passing of this act, be revived, and the fame is hereby revived, A° continue m and shall continue in full force and virtue, until the first day of tovct tl11 Ma^ May, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, x> l?79i

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C A" P. XLVI.

An act for allowing further time for inrollment of deeds and wills made by papists, and for relief of protejlant purchasers.

Preamble. \\/ HEREAS by a clause in an act of parliament, pa fed in the V V third year of the reign of his late majesty 'King George the Act 3 Geo. 1. First, intituled, An act for explaining an act, passed in the last recited. session of parliament, intituled, An aft to oblige papifts to register their names and real estates \ and for enlarging the time for iuch , registering; and for securing purchases made by protestants; it

was enacted. That, from and after the twenty-ninth day of September, in the year of cur lord one thousand seven hundred and seventeen, no manors, lands, tenements, hereditaments, or any interest therein, or rents or profit thereout, should pass, alter, or change, from any papist, or person professing the popish religion, by any deed or will, except Jtich deed, within fix months after the date, and such will, within fix months after the death of the testator, Jhould be enrolled in one of the King's courts of record at Westminster, or else within the fame county or counties wherein the manors, lands, and tenements lie, in such manner as therein, for that purpose, is particularly directed: and whereas by several acts of parliament, made in the tenth year of his said late Majesty's reign, and in the third, fixth, ninth, eleventh, twelfth, sixteenth, nineteenth, tiventy-first, twenty-eighth, thirty-first, and thirtythird of his late majesty King George the Second; and the second, fourth, and seventh years of his present Maj sty" s reign, it was enacted, That every deed and will, made fince the twenty-ninth September, one thousand seven hundred andseventeen, in order to pas', alter, or change, any manors, lands, tenements, or hereditaments,^ any interest therein*, or any re?it or profit thereout, from any papist, or person profefstng the popish religion, to any protestant or protestants, or by reason of which deed or will any protejlant or protestants may claim or derive any legal, equitable, or other interest whatsoever, to his, her, €r their use, for his, her, or their benefit, or to the use or benefit of any other protestant or protestants, though not inrolled, or not inrolled in due time, shall be as good and effectual in law as the fame would have been in cafe the said deeds and wills had been inrolled within the times limited, by the said clauses in the [aid acts, for the inrollment thereof; provided the said deeds and wills should be inrolled on or before the respective times in the said several acts for that purpose mentioned, in such manner as by the said clause in the first mentioned act is directed: be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present parliament assembled, t)etds and and by the authority of the same, That every deed and will, wills of pa- made since the twenty-ninth day of September, one thousand pists,etc.made feven hundred and seventeen, in order to pass, alter, or change, C tobe*9" any rnanors> lands, tenements, or hereditaments,or any interest good* in law, therein, or any rent or profit thereout, from any papist, or peris inrolled be- son professing the popish religion, to any protestant or protefore Jan. 1, ftant$3 or by reason of which deed or will any protestant or pro-, 7 779- testants testants may claim or derive any legal, equitable, or other interest whatsoever, to his, her, or their use, for his,, her, or their benefit, or to the use or benefit of any other protestant or protestants, though not inrolled, or not inrolled in due time, sliall be as good and effectual in the law as the fame, would have been in cafe the said deeds and wills had been inrolled within the times limited, by the said clauses in the said acts, for the inrollment thereof; provided the fame deeds and wills shall be inrolled on or before the first day of January, one thousand seven hundred and seventy-nine, in such manner as by the said clause in the said firstmentioned act is directed.

II. Provided always, That nothing herein contained (hall This act not extend, or be construed to extend, to make good any such to extend to deed, will, or lease, already made and not inrolled, of the want f^e valfdit of inrollment whereof advantage (hall have been taken on or whereof has before the second day of June, one thousand seven hundred and been brought seventy*seven; but every such deed, will, or lease, (hall remain in question of such force and effect only, as the fame would have had if this besore June *» act had never been made, and of none other force and effect. I777*

II f. And whereas many purchases made by protest ants may be in Purchases danger of being impeached or called in question, in regard that some mad<; by prodeeds or wills, through which the title thereto is derived, ought to testants not to have been inrolled according to the said acls^ but have not been so in- accou°nt o^hc rolled; be it therefore further enacted by the authority aforesaid, title-deeds not That no purchase made for full and valuable consideration of any having been manors, messuages, lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or of inrolled, etc* any interest therein, by any protestant or protestants, and merely and only for the benefit of the protestants, (hall be impeached or avoided, for or by reason that any deed or will, through which the title thereto is derived, hath not been inrolled as required . by the said acts, so as no advantage was taken of inrollment thereof before such purchase was made, and so as no decree or judgement hath been obtained for want of the inrollment of such deeds or wills.

IV. Provided also, That nothing herein contained sliall ex-This act not tend, or be construed to extend, to make good any grant, lease, to make good or mortgage, of the advowsen or right of presentation, collation, nomination, or donation, of and to any benefice, prebend, or presentation ecclesiasticalliving,school, hospital, or donative, or any avoidance to any benethereof, made by any papist, or person professing the popish re- nee, etc. in ligion, in trust, directly or indirectly, mediately or immediately, trul!Jor an? by or for any such papist, or person professing the popish reli- pap • * gion, whether such trust-hath been declared by writing or not.

CAP. XLVII.

An aft to amend such part os an acl, made in the forty-third year of the reign of gjueen Elisabeth, intituled, An act for the relief of the poor, as relates to the binding of parifo apprentices.

WH.ER.EA.S « and hon aa, made in'theforty-thirdyearofPreamble. the reign of £hieen Lhzabeth, intituled, An act for the re- A « lief of the poor,) it was enacled> That it jhouhi he lawful for the £cited.

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churchwardens and overseers therein mentioned, or the greater part of them j by the a sent of any two justices of the peace, to bind the children of all such parents who Jhallnot, by the [aid churchwardens and overJeers, or^ the greater part of them, be thought able to hep and maintain their children, to be apprentices, where they shall fee convenient, till such man-child shall come to the age of four and twenty years, and such woman-child to the age of one and twenty years, or day of marriage; .and whereas it has been found by experience, that the said term respecting men-children is longer than is necessary, and that if such manchild was bound to be an apprentice only till he came to the age of one and twenty years, all the benefits intended by the said acl would be preserved, the hardships brought on such parijh apprentices, by the length as their apprenticeship, would be avoided, and the good harmony betzveen mafler and apprentice would be better maintained-, may it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most excellent majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the lords spiritual and temporal, and commons, in this present parliament assembled, and by the authority of the fame, ^rentJceVb" That, from and after the passing of this act, when any manwtue°of the c^1^ ^e bound to be an apprentice by virtue of and under recitedact, the authority of the said act, made in the forty-third year of to contuiuean Queen Elizabeth, such child (hall be bound to be an apprentice apprentice for no \ongtY term than till such child (hall come to the a°;e of aster the acre ° to

ofzi. twenty-one years,

CAP. XLVIIL

An act for impowering the mayor, aldermen, and common??, of the city of London, in common council assembled, to raise, upon the credit of the surplusses to arise out of a cerrain fund, commonly called the orphans fund, the sum of forty thousand pounds, towards discharging the debt 'incurred in rebuilding the gaol ot Newgate, and a sessions-house adjoining, and for competing the said gaol, and building an infirmary theieto j and other the purposes therein mentioned.

Preamble. Recital of acts 5 and 6 Gul. & Mar. z\ Geo, 2, 19 Geo. %. and 7 Geo. 3. On July 5, 1766, 58,500!. wanted to complete Black-friars bridge, etc. 7,500!. for embanking the Thames; 30,000!. for redeeming the tolls of London bridge; 50,0001. for budding Newgate j and io,oool. for repairing the Royal Exchange. Recital of the powers granted to the corporation of London by the Act of 7 Geo. 3. 156,000!. to be borrowed, at 3I. Jos. percent, per ann. for the purpoles before-mentioned. The fund established by act 5 & 6 Gul. & Mar. charged with the payment of monies tbentofore borrowed, and also the said ium of 136,0001. And to render the said fund sufficient to pay off the said debts, the duty of 6d. per chaldron on coals and culm was further continued for 46 years, etc. The order in which the different payments were to be made out of the fund. How the surplusses were to be disposed of. Court of aldermen were to give fix months notice of their intention to pay the respective sums borrowed, or to redeem the annuities, etc. In cafe of any deficiency in the said fund, the same to be supplied out of the chamber of London. Recital of the progress made in building a new gaol, and the expence thereof. An infirmary wanted. Common councilimpowered to complete the new gaol, and to build an infirmary adjoining thereto and for that purpose to raise 40,000!. upon the orphans fund. Contributors to be intituled to redeemable annuities at 4.I. 1 os. per cent, per ann. Common council to give bonds for such annuities, assignable by indorsement. The annuities to be charged on the orphans fund. Surplusses of the said fund liow to be applied, Upon six months notice of redemption of annuities. and tender of the money, the annuities to cease 5 but the principal to be still payable. Deficiencies in payment of interest, to be supplied out of the chamber of London. The 4.0,000!. to be applicable only for the purposes of this act J The surplus (if any) to be applied to increase the fund. Chamberlain to keep accounts of receipts and disbursements. Common council impowered to appoint officers; and allow them salaries. Officers concerned in the receipt of money to give security. Penalty on officers milapplying any of the said monies. City answerable in cafe of any misapplication by them. Amerciaments, etc. againft the city to be applicable to the uses of this act, and not to be discharged, etc. Disbursements of the 4.cy>ool. to be included in the chamberlain's annual account. Bonds, etc. not liable to any duty. Tnis act not to affect any of the city's present creditors Prisoners may he removed. Limitation of actions. General issue. Treble colts. Public act.

CAP. XLIX.

An act for applying the sum of one thousand pounds, to arise out os the surpiulses of a certain fund commonly called the Orphans Fund, for the purpose of opening communications between Wapping-street and Ratchfr-highwiy, and between old Gravel-tane and Virginia-street, within tht Parishes of Saint George and Saint John of Wapping, in the county ot Middlesex.

Preamble. Recital of 17 Geo. 3. c. t%% and act 5 & 6 Gul. &Mar. City of London to pay 45I. per annum to the treasurer of the commissioners under the first recited act. Bonds to be given tor securing the payment of the annuity, and delivered to the treasurer. Bonds to be numbered, and may be fold. Application of the money arising by such sale. Holders of bonds may bring actions thereon. Annuities to be redeemable by the city on six months notice. Orphans fund charged with the annuities. Publick act.

C A P. L.

An act for applying the sum of one thousand five hundred pounds, to arise out of the surpluses of a certain fund, commonly called the Orphans Fund, for the purpose of widening certain avenues leading into Goodman s Fields, in the county of Middlesex.

Preamble. Act 5 & 6 Gul. & Mar. recited. City of Loedon to pay an annuity of 67I. Ios. to the commissioners j and for that purpose to issue bonds under their common seal. Value and condition of the bonds. Bonds to be be numbered, and may be fold. Application of the money arising from sale thereof. Annuities to be redeemable by the city on si* months notice. The orphans fund charged with the payment of the annuities Persons advancing money to pay expences ot this act, to be allowed interest for the fame. Publick act.

CAP. LI.

An act for applying'the sum of four thousand pounds, to arise out of the surplussesos a certain fund, commonly called the Orphans Fund, towards completing the paving of the town and borough of Southwark> and certain parts adjacent, in the county of Surrey.

Preamble. Recital of act 6 Geo. 3. and act 5 & 6 Gul. 8c Mar. City of London to pay an annuity of 180I. to the commissioners under the first recited act? and for that purpose to issue bonds under their common seal. Value and condition of the bonds. Bonds to be numbered, and assignable by indorsement. ' Application of money arising from the bonds, Annu« ities to be redeemable by the city on fix months notice. The orphans fund charged with the payment of the annuities. Interest of 4I. 10s. per cent, to be allowed for money advanced to pay the expences of this act. Publick act.

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