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ACCOUNT

AN

OF THE

Augmentation of Small Livings,

BY

" THE GOVERNORS OF THE BOUNTY OF QUEEN ANNE, FOR THE

AUGMENTATION OF THE MAINTENANCE

OF THE POOR CLERGY,"

AND OF BENEFACTIONS BY CORPORATE BODIES AND INDIVIDUALS,

TO THE END OF THE YEAR 1825;

ALSO
THE CHARTERS, RULES, AND ACTS OF PARLIAMENT,

BY WHICH THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE GOVERNORS ARB REGULATED.

TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED,
PRACTICAL INSTRUCTIONS

for the use of 3Incumbents and Patrons of Augmented Livings,

AND OF OTHER INTERESTED PARTIES,

On various Subjects relating to Queen Anne's Bounty,

BY CHRISTOPHER HODGSON,

SECRETARY.

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LONDON:

PRINTED BY NICHOLS AND SON;
AND SOLD BY C. AND J. RIVINGTON, 62, ST PAUL'S CHURCHI YARD, AND

3, WATERLOO PLACE, PALL MALL;
J. HATCHARD, PICCADILLY; J. PARKER, OXFORD; AND DEIGHTON AND SONS, CAMBRIDGE.

1826.

TO THE GOVERNORS

OF THE

BOUNTY OF QUEEN ANNE,

FOR THE

Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

MY LORDS AND GENTLEMEN,

Having received your permission to compile a concise History of the Proceedings of the Governors of Queen Anne's Bounty, with an Account of all Augmentations, to the end of the year 1825, granted to small Cures out of the Revenues placed at the disposal of the Governors by the Bounty of the Royal Founder, by the Munificence of Parliament in the last and in the present Reign, and by the Donations of many pious Individuals, I have accordingly proceeded in this Work; to which I have added a Statement of the present practice of the Governors in augmenting poor Livings and in the general administration of the Trust reposed in them: And I now most respectfully present to you, my Lords and Gentlemen, the Result of my Labors.

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