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Chancery Court, Chancery Record, 1671-1712
Volume 748, Page 592   View pdf image
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       att the time of such Election and Nomination of the common Councill
       of the said City the s.d Mayor Recorder Alderman or Aldermen
       so to be Elected and nominated first takeing the severall and respective Oaths
       before mentioned to be appointed as aforesd and shall likewise then fill ûp
       by the like Election oût of and from and among the Inhabitants and
       freeholders of the s.d City the fûll nûmber of ten psons to be common
       Coûncill Men and that the sd psons hereby appointed and named
       or hereafter to be Elected and nominated Mayor Recorder or Aldermen
       to be Jûstices of the peace w.thin the City precinct an liberties
       thereof haveing first taken the Oaths ûsûally appointed
       to be taken by the Jûstices of the Peace and the s.d Mayor
       Recorder and Aldermen hereby named and appointed or hereafter
       to be Elected and nominated or Any three of them whereof the said
       Mayor or Recorder for the time being shall be one shall have w.thin
       the Precincts of the sd City fûll power and Aûthority to make constables
       and other necessary Officers and to rûle Order and govern the Inhabitants
       thereof as Jûstices of the peace are aûthorized to do and shall
       have power to Execûte all the Laws Ordinances and Statûtes in y.t
       behalf made as fûlly and amply as if they were aûthorized thereûnto
       by Express comission named therein willing and commanding
       that no other Jûstices of the peace or Qûorûm w.thin oûr said Coûntie
       or Province do att Any time hereafter take upon them or Any of
       them to Execûte the office of a Jûstice of peace w.thin the s.d City or
       the precincts thereof notw.thstanding any Comission att Large aûthorizing
       them thereûnto and fûrther we will and grant ûnto the s.d Mayor
       Recorder Aldermen & Common Coûncill of the s.d City for the time being
       fûll power and Aûthority after the Space of Six years to Elect
       a Sheriff for the s.d City (bût that untill then the Sheriff of Ann
       Arûnd.ll Coûnty for the time being shall be Sheriff of the said
       City and to make Order and Appoint such by Laws and Ordinances
       among themselves for the regûlateing and good Governm.t of Trade &
       other Matters Exigences and Things w.thin the s.d City and precincts
       as to them or the major part of them shall seem meet so as
       they be consonant to reason and not contrary bût as near as conveniently
       may be agreeable to the Laws Statûtes now in force w.ch
       s.d by Laws shall be observed kept and performed by all manner of
       persons tradeing and residing w.thin the s.d City ûnder sûch reasonable
       pains penaltys and forfeitûres as shall be imposed by the s.d Mayor
                                                                                      Recorder

      


 
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