A Treatise on the Commerce and Police of the River Thames: Containing an Historical View of the Trade of the Port of London; and Suggesting Means for Preventing the Depredations Thereon, by a Legislative System of River Police. With an Account of the Functions of the Various Magistrates and Corporations Exercising Jurisdiction on the River; and a General View of the Penal and Remedial Statutes Connected with the Subject
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Page 608 - ... before any one or more Justice or Justices of the Peace for the district...
Page 309 - ... and manner of their entrance into, lying in, or going out of the same, and their position, loading, and discharging therein ; and the time of opening and shutting the gates ; and in case the owner or master, &c.
Page 449 - Westminster, and several parishes near thereunto ; and to continue several laws for preventing exactions of occupiers of locks and wears upon the River Thames westward ; and for ascertaining the rates of water-carriage upon the said river...
Page 330 - shall mean the master wardens and assistants of the guild, fraternity, or brotherhood of the most glorious and undivided Trinity and of St. Clement in the parish of Deptford Strond in the county of Kent...
Page 385 - ... being convicted thereof, shall be liable to be imprisoned, with or without hard labour, in the common gaol or house of correction, for any term not exceeding three years...
Page 448 - The apportionment was to bo jaade "having good and indifferent respect to the Jeveral abilities, nearness, and remoteness" of the persons and property. A special provision secured pie 'chargeabih'ty of non-residents. / Chapter 20 is "for clearing the passage by water from London to and beyond the city of Oxford," and '& interesting, as it contains a more general assertion of the principle of a betterment charge than any other act. It says, " For that it is reasonable, just, and equal that those who...
Page 474 - Majesty's navy, to allot part of their pay for the maintenance of their wives and families.
Page 383 - Marines, being duly authorized and on Full Pay, or any Officer of Customs or Excise, or any Person acting in his Aid or Assistance, or duly employed for the Prevention of Smuggling, in the due Execution of his Office or Duty, every Person so offending, and...
Page 325 - ... and the ships in their charge from sundry dangers thereto incident: divers ships with their goods and merchandises, in sailing from foreign parts towards this realm of England and Wales, and especially to the port and river of Thames, have, by the lack of such marks, of late years been miscarried, perished and lost in the sea, to the great detriment and hurt of the common weal, and the perishing of no small number of people.