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or grantor, their, his, or her heirs, executors, and administrators, that such grantors or grantor had done no act to incumber the premises thereby conveyed or granted; and the grantees or grantee, their or his successors and assigns, shall and may in all actions to be brought assign breach or breaches of covenant, as they might do in case such covenants were expressly inserted in such conveyances and grants.

XXIII. And be it enacted, that it shall and may be lawful to and Governors of for the said governors of the bounty of queen Anne to cause and bounty to procure to be enrolled in her majesty's high court of chancery all

or any of such deeds as may be hereafter made or executed for the rolled. purpose of conveying, giving, granting, or annexing any lands, tenements, or hereditaments, or any stipend, rent charge, or annual sum to or by the direction of the said governors or their successors for the augmentation of livings or cures as aforesaid ; and when any such deed or deeds shall have been so enrolled a copy of the enrolment thereof, certified by the proper officer having the custody of such enrolment to be a true copy of such enrolment, and examined with the said enrolment, shall be of the same force, effect, and validity to all intents and purposes as the original deed would be if the same were produced, and that any rule or practice requiring deeds to be acknowledged before enrolment shall not apply to any deed by this act authorized to be enrolled in her majesty's high court of chancery.

XXIV. Provided always, and be it enacted, that none of the Powers of provisions herein before contained, empowering the said governors force reof the bounty of queen Anne to adopt and use the forms of deeds specting hereinbefore mentioned, shall affect or interfere with any power or deeds, &c. authority contained in any act or acts now in force authorizing not to be the use of any other forms or form of deeds and conveyances, but that the forms of deeds and conveyances by any such acts or act authorized to be used may still be adopted and used as if this act had not been passed. XXV. And be it enacted, that this act may be amended or repealed Act may be

altered, &c. by any act to be passed in this present session of parliament.

this session.

Schedule

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The office of receiver

has lately become vacant by the death of Thomas Venables,esq. who had received.

Fees

125 00

.

425 0 0

100 0 0

Richard Griffiths, senior Salary.

clerk.

100 00

William Bridges, junior | Salary.

clerk.

Besides the fees on notices, the amount of

which is not stated.

25 0 0

Office keeper
Rent of office, stationery,

coals, and sundries.

99 0 0

£ 749 00

SPACE LEFT,

FOR REFERENCE, IF NECESSARY,
TO ACTS OF PARLIAMENT PASSED SUBSEQUENT TO A. D. 1814.

GOOD FRIDAY.

27 HENRY 6, CAP. 5.-Certain days wherein fairs and markets ought not to be kept.-See Title—“FAIRS AND MARKETS," vol. iii.

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39 & 40 GEORGE 3, CAP. 42.-An act for the better observance of Good Friday in certain cases therein mentioned.- Whereas the bank of England and bankers in general are often under the necessity of transacting business on Good Friday, for the purpose of receiving money for bills of exchange and promissory notes becoming payable on that day, in consequence whereof many persons are prevented observing the same with due solemnity; now, therefore, for the better observance of Good Friday, 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 same, that where bills of where bills exchange and promissory notes become due and payable on Good

of exchange

and promisFriday, the same shall, from and after the first day of June next sory notes ensuing, be payable on the day before Good Friday; and the holder alle on Good or holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes, may note Friday, the and protest the same for non-payment on the day preceding Good payable on Friday, in like manner as if the same had fallen due and become the day be payable on the day preceding Good Friday; and such noting and holders protests shall have the same effect and operation at law as if such

thereof may

protest the bills and promissory notes had fallen due and become payable on the same for nonday preceding Good Friday, in the same manner as is usual in the such precedcases of bills of exchange and promissory notes coming due on the ing day. day before any Lord's day, commonly called Sunday, and before the feast of the Nativity or birth day of our Lord, commonly called

7 & 8 GEORGE 4, CAP. 15.-An act for declaring the law in relation to bills of exchange and promissory notes becoming payable on Good Friday or Christmas day.-Whereas an act was passed in the thirty-ninth and fortieth years of the reign of his late majesty king 39 & 40 G. 3, George the third, intituled an act for the better observance of Good c. 42. Friday in certain cases therein mentioned ; and it was thereby enacted, that where bills of exchange and promissory notes became due and payable on Good Friday, the same should, from and after the first day of June then next ensuing, be payable on the day before Good Friday; and that the holder or holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes might note and protest the same for non-payment on the day preceding Good Friday, in like manner as if the same had fallen due and become payable on the day preceding Good Friday; and that such noting and protest should have the same effect and operation at law as if such bills and promissory notes had fallen due and become payable on the day preceding Good Friday, in the same manner as was usual in the cases of bills of exchange and promissory notes coming

due on the day before any Lord's day,

Christmas day.

commonly called Sunday, and before the feast of the Nativity or birth day of our Lord, commonly called Christmas day: and whereas, notwithstanding the said recited act, and notwithstanding the general custom of merchants, doubts have arisen whether notice of the dishonor of bills of exchange and promissory notes falling due on any Good Friday or on any Christmas day, should not be given on such Good Friday or Christmas day respectively, and whether in cases where bills of exchange and promissory notes fall due on the day preceding any Good Friday or Christmas day, notice of the dishonor thereof should not be given on the Good Friday or the Christmas day next after the same bills of exchange and promissory notes so fall due; and it is expedient that such doubts should be removed; be it therefore declared and 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 Where bills assembled, and by the authority of the same, that from and immedi. becomchange, ately after the tenth day of April one thousand eight hundred and due on the twenty-seven, in all cases where bills of exchange or promissory day preceding Good

notes shall be payable, either under or by virtue of the said recited Friday or act, or otherwise, on the day preceding any Good Friday, or on the day, are dis- day preceding any Christmas day, it shall not be necessary for the honored, holder or holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes to notice thereof may be give notice of the dishonor thereof until the day next after such given on the day after

Good Friday or Christmas day; and that whenever Christmas day such Good shall fall on a Monday, it shall not be necessary for the holder or Friday, &c.

holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes as shall be payable on the preceding Saturday, to give notice of the dishonor thereof until the Tuesday next after such Christmas day; and that every such notice given as aforesaid, shall be valid and effectual to all intents and purposes,

II. And whereas similar doubts have existed with respect to bills of exchange and promissory notes falling due upon days appointed by his majesty's proclamation for solemn fasts or days of thanksgiving, or upon the day next preceding such days respectively, and

it is expedient that such doubts should be removed; be it therefore Bills of ex- further declared and enacted, that from and after the said tenth day coming due

of April one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, in all cases

where bills of exchange or promissory notes shall become due and days, to be payable on any day appointed by his majesty's proclamation for a day payable on of solemn fast or a day of thanksgiving, the same shall be payable the day next preceding on the day next preceding such day of fast or day of thanksgiving, such fast ore and in case of non-payment, may be noted and protested on such day. &c. preceding day; and that as well in such cases, as in the cases of

bills of exchange and promissory notes becoming due and payable on the day preceding any such day of fast or day of thanksgiving, it shall not be necessary for the holder or holders of such bills of exchange and promissory notes to give notice of the dishonor thereof until the day next after such day of fast or day of thanksgiving; and that whensoever such day of fást or day of thanksgiving shall be appointed on a Monday, it shall not be necessary for the holder or holders of such bills of exchange or promissory notes as shall be payable on the preceding Saturday, to give notice of the dishonor

on fast or

thereof until the Tuesday next after such day of fast or day of thanksgiving respectively and that every such notice, so given as aforesaid, shall be valid and effectual to all intents and purposes.

III. And be it further enacted, that from and after the said tenth Good Friday, day of April one thousand eight hundred and twenty-seven, Good day, &c. as Friday and Christmas day, and every such day of fast or thanksgiving of exchange, 80 appointed by his majesty, is and shall, for all other purposes to be treated whatever, as regards bills of exchange and promissory notes, be day. treated and considered as the Lord's day, commonly called Sunday.

IV. Provided always, and be it further enacted, that nothing in Act not to this act contained shall extend or be construed to extend to that Scotland. part of the united kingdom called Scotland.

SPACE LEFT,

FOR REFERENCE, IF NECESSARY,
TO ACTS OF PARLIAMENT PASSED SUBSEQUENT TO A. D. 1844.

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