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incodeed of Borosin ond sola Memorial of a bargain to be enrolled, of and concerning the same premises mentioned in a lease for a year, bearing date next before the day of the date of the said Indenture of Bargain and Sale, (or as the date is) and made between the said I. A. of the one part, and the said D. P. of the other part; a memorial whereof is registered at the same time herewith, (or as the time is) which Indenture, or Bargain and Sale is witnessed by T. A. of and J. W. of and is hereby required to be registered by me the said I. A. the grantor in the said deed of Bargain and Sale mentioned, as witness my hand and seal this day of (Signed, &c.)
1. A. OF A MORTGAGE FOR YEARS. AN Indenture of Mortgage dated the made between W. D. of of the one part, and J. W. of
of the other part, whereby the said of a mortgage: W. D. for and in consideration of pounds demised unto the said J. W. all that situate and being in and called or known by the name of now in the tenure
to hold unto the said J. W. for the term of years : subject nevertheless to a proviso that the same shall be void, on the payment of the sum of pounds and lawful interest for the same, on the day of in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and which said Indenture of Mortgage, is witnessed by and is hereby required to be registered pursuant to the said Act of the Legislature of this Province, by me ihe said W. D. the grantor in the said deed, as witness, &c.
(Signed, &c) W. D. OF AN INDORSEMENT.
of an indorsement. AN Indorsement dated the day of made from J. E. of and W. N. of
on the back of a mortgage deed dated the and made between the said J. E. of the one part, and the said W. N. of the other part, of and concerning all that situate and being in now in the tenure or occupation of J. D. which said Indorsement is witnessed by J. E. of and R. W. of
and is hereby required to be registered by me the said J. E. the grantor, as witness &c.
of a will..
this memorial is therefore desired to be registered pursuant to the abovesaid Act, by me E. L. one of the devisees in the said Will inentioned, as witness, &c.
A CERTIFICATE OF MORTGAGE MONEY BEING PAID.
To the Register of the County of of a redemption of J. W. of do hereby certify that W. D. of
hath paid and mortgage.
satisfied all such sum and sums of money as were due and owing upon a mort-
J. H. of
MEMORANDUM, that upon the certificate of the within named J. W. dated the
and J. H. that all monies due on the within mentioned mortgage is fully paid
and satisfied in discharge of the same : this entry in discharge thereof is (See 37th Geo. III. C. Sun 39, c 4, &. 58, 8.) made pursuant to the said Act of the Legislature this day of
THOMAS JONES, Register.
Attested by W. M. Signed)
MET AT NEWARK, ON THE SIXTEENTH DAY OF MAY, AND PROROGUED ON THE THIRD
DAY OF JUNE, FOLLOWING, IN THE THIRTY-SIXTH YEAR
OF THE REIGN OF GEORGE (L.
JOHN GRAVES SIMCOE, Esquire, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
- ANNO DOMINI 1796.
C H A P. I.
[3d June, 1796.] TOR the better regulation of certain Coins, current in this Province ; Be T it enacted by the King's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly of the Province of Upper Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the au- . thority of an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, intituled, “ An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's Reign, intituled, “ An Act for making more effectual provision for the Government of the Province of Quebec in North America, and to make further provision for the Government of the said Province," and by the authority of the same, That the gold and silver Coins herein after men. The gold and silver tioned, shall passed current and be deemed a legal tender in payment of all coins herein specified
sball be deemed a ledebts and demands whatsoever in this Province, at the weights and rates gal tender. following ; that is to say, of gold coins, the British Guinea, weighing five
Speci penny weights and six grains, Troy, at one pound three shillings and four of such gold coins. pence; the Johannes of Portugal, weighing eighteen penny weights, Troy, at four pounds ; the Moidore of Portugal, weighing six penny weights and
and respective, weigbes
eighteen grains Troy, at one pound ten shillings; (
Repealed by 49 Geo. III. c 8. s 1.
] the Oranch bilver coins. American Eagle piece, weighing eleven penny weights and six grains,
Troy, at two pounds and ten shillings ; and of Silver coins, the British Crown, at five shillings and six pence; the British shilling, at one shilling and one penny; the Spanish milled dollai, at five shillings, equal to four shillings and six pence, sterling money of Great Britain ; the Spanish pistareen at one shilling; the French crown, coined before the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety three, at five shillings and six pence; the French piece of four livres, teu sols, Tournois, at four shillings and two pence; the French piece of thirty-six sols, Tournois, at one shilling and eight pence; the French piece of twenty four sols, Tournois, at one shilling and one penny ; the American dollar, at five shillings : and all the higher and lower denominations of the said gold and silver coins, shall also pass current, and be deemed a legal tender in payment of all debts and de
mands whatsoever, in this Province, in the same proportions respectively. Allowanee for ereess or deficiency, in the 11.- Repcaled by 49th Geo. Ill. c 8. s 3. ] standard weight of pieces of gold paid by detail.
III. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That any person Counterfeiting or fal. O pessons, who
. or persons, who shall colour, gild or case over with gold or silver, or with any sifying such current wash or materials producing the colour of gold or silver, any Coin of coarse
gold, or of coarse silver, or of base metal resembling any such foreign coin, felony,
so declared current, and any person or persons, who shall gild over any piece
of silver resembling any such foreign coin, so declared current, and any perOr knowingly import. sono per
onto son or persons who shall bring, or cause to be brought into this Province, Ing such counterfeit & any forged or counterfeit money, like to the foreign gold or silver coin so defalsiâed coins.
clared current, knowing the same to be forged or counterfeit, or any coin of coarse gold, or of coarse silver, or of base metal, coloured, gilded, or cased over with gold or silver, or with any wash or materials producing the colour of gold or silver, and resembling any such foreign coin, or any piece of gilded silver, resembling any such foreign coin, knowing the same, every such person shall for every such offence, be deemed guilty of felony, and upon conviction thereof, in His Majesty's 'Court of his Bench, shall suffer death, as in cases of felony.
• IV. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any person Punishment for ut. whotovo tering or tendering
whosoever, shall after the passing of this Act, utter, or tender in payment to false" and counterfeit any person or persons, any false or counterfeit money, counterfeited to any money knowingly.
of the gold or silver coins of Great Britain, Portugal, the United States of America, Spain or France, as herein before specified, or to any of the higher or lower denominations thereof, knowing the same to be false or counterfeit, and shall be thereof convicted, such person so offending, shall suffer one year's imprisonment, and shall also be set in and upon the pillory for the space of one hour, in some public and conspicuous place; and if the same
person shall afterwards offend a second time, in uttering or tendering in pay: second offence to bo dee med felonymement any such false or counterfeit money as aforesaid, knowing the same to
be so, and shall be convicted of such second offence, he or she shall be, and 18 hereby adjudged to be guilty of felony without benefit of clergy.
V. And le-it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That any person or
Panishment for in. persons who shall after the passing of this Act, import or bring, or cause to po be imported or brought into this Province, any false or counterfeit brass or cerfeited brass or cop:
per money to sell or copper money, in order to sell or pass away the same, knowing the same to pass away? be false and counterfeit, every such person shall, for every such offence, besides forfeiting the same, suffer imprisonment at the discretion of the justice or justices, judge or judges of the Court of His Majesty's Bench, or Oyer and Terminer, before whom such person or persons shall be tried and convicted; Provided always, That such imprisonment shall not exceed twelye calendar months.
VI. And be it further cracted by the authority aforesaid, That all such false or counterfeit brass or copper money, may be seized by any person having a Such brass or casa
per money to be seir warrant from a justice of the peace for that purpose, and shall be broken ored and defaced, and defaced in open court, after being found to be false or counterfeit, or in pre- gue moiety, thereof to
belong to His Majes sence of a justice of the peace, and one moiety shall then belong to His iy, and the other to Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, to be applied to the public uses of this Province, and the support of the Civil Government thercof, the due application of which shall be accounted for to His Majesty, His Heirs and Successors, through the Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, for the time being, in such manner and form as: His Majesty shall direct, and the other moiety thereof shall belong to the person who shall bave seized and prosecuted for the same.
VII. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, Thạt no person
Tender in copper shall be obliged to receive at any one payment inore than the sum of one money limited to' ls.
at one paymeut. shilling currency of this Province, in copper money.
After the first of
June, 1797, the gold VIII.--[Repealed by 49th Geo. III. c 8. 1,]
coins, in payments exceeding soi. shall be weighed in bulk if either of the parties re
quire it. IX. And, be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That any person
Suspected pieces of
s. or persons to whom any gold, silver, or copper money shall be tendered in movey may be broken payment, any piece whereof shall.by the stamp, impression, colour; or weight out of iliereof, afford reason to suspect that the same, or any piece thereof, is false and counterleit, such person or persons to whom the same is presented, may“. cut, break or deface every such piece, and if any piece so cut, broken or dea faced, sball, be found to be false and counterfeit, the person tendering such false and counterfeit money, shall bear the loss thereof; but if the same By hom the lose shall be found to be good and lawful money, the person that cut, broke or arising thereby shall be
borne. defaced the same, shall receive the same at the rate it was coined for.
. X. And; if any question shall arise whether any piece so cut, broken, or defacedibe false or counterfeit, it shall be determined by a justice of the ons arising thereunon
Decision of questipeace, who, if he shall have any doubtsi touching the same, may summon three indifferent persons to give their opinion thereon, wbose opinions, or the majority tliereof, shall be final. .
XI. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if any false