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9. The Act made and passed in the twenty third year of the Reign of Queen Victoria, intituled An Act to provide for the attendance and examination on oath of Witnesses before the Legislature, or Committees thereof, be and the same is hereby repealed.

(A)

Form of Oath. The evidence you shall give before the Committee now sitting, touching the matter in question, shall be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.-SO HELP YOU GOD.

(B) You are hereby summoned to attend personally before a Committee of the House of Assembly (or of the Legislative Council, or before a Joint Committee of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly, or before the Legislatire Council or House of Assembly, as the case may be,) at

on the day of , at the hour of o'clock in the noon of the same day, then and there to testify the truth according to your knowledge, in a certain investigation or enquiry concerning (here state generally the subject] now pending; and this you shall by no means omit under the penalties in such case provided. Dated the day of A. D. 187 .

A.B., Chairman.

REVISED STATUTES—TITLE XV, CHAPTER 90. OF THE MANAGEMENT OF THE PROVINCIAL LUNATIC

ASYLUM. Section 1. - Asylum in whom vested. Description of lands occupied.

1. When the Governor shall have paid the sum of two thousand pounds to the Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Saint John, and the Trustees of the said Corporation, and a certificate of such payment shall have been executed under the seal of the said Corporation, and the hand of the Chairman of such Trustees, acknowledged or proved and registered as in the case of deeds, a certain tract of land, for which the said sum of two thousand pounds was the purchase money, shall be rested in the Queen for the purposes of this Chapter, and the same, with the buildings thereon, shall continue to be known by the name of “The Provincial Lunatic Asylum ;" which tract of land is described as follows :—All that tract or parcel of land and premises situate in the Parish of Lancaster, in the City and County of Saint John, consisting of the lots numbered and distinguished in the plan of lots laid out by the said Mayor, Aldermen and Commonalty of the said City, on file in the office of the Common Clerk of the City, by the numbers (1 and 2) one and two, being butted and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at the northwest corner of land laid out on the River Saint John, included in the ten acre grant (so called ); thence following the westerly line of the said lands south fifty one degrees west to the old Manawagonish road; thence running the course of the said old Manawagonish road to the easterly line of a road reserved leading to lot number (3) three ; thence following the easterly line of the said reserved road north thirty six degrees west, about twenty two chains, to the rear line of the said lot number (3) three; thence on the rear line of the said lot number (3) three south forty eight degrees east to the River Saint John; thence following the course of the said River Saint John down stream to the place of beginning, containing forty acres more or less.

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* See ante, page 187.

REVISED STATUTES--TITLE XXI, CHAPTER 100.

OF THE TREATY OF WASHINGTON. Section 1.-Who may pass conveyance, and the effect ther_of. 1. The Governor in Couucil may pass any grant, release, or other conveyance, in the name of the Queen, that may be deemed necessary to carry into full effect all the stipulations contained in the Fourth Article of the Treaty of Washington, made and entered into between Her Most Gracious Majesty and the United States of America, so far as may relate to any such conreyance.

REVISED STATUTES—TITLE XXIX, CHAPTER 108.
OF THE RELIEF OF ROMAN CATHOLICS.

Section 1.- What Act extends to this Province. 1. An Act of the Imperial Parliament* passed in the tenth year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the fourth, for the relief of the Roman Catholics, shall extend to this Province so far as the provisions thereof are applicable.

*For this Act see 3 L. & P. S. p. 401.

45th GEORGE 3rd_CHAPTER 12. An det for encouraging and extending Literature in this Province. Section.

Section. 1 Public Gram.nar School, where 5 Vacancies in Board, how filled. establisbed.

6 Repealed. 2 Corporation, how established. 7 Frue Scholars. 3 Board, who to form, and powers. 8 School, how endowed. 4 Who to act as President, and what duties.

Passed 5th March 1805. WHEREAS the Education of Youth is of the utmost impor. tance in Society, and public attention to that object has by experience been found to be attended with the most beneficial effects ;

Be it therefore enacted, fc.-1. That a Public Grammar School be and the same is hereby established in the City of Saint Johu.

2. The Rector of Trinity Church in the said City for the time being, the Mayor of the said City for the time being, and the Recorder of the said City for the time being, together with the Honorable George Leonard, Esquire, Jonathan Bliss, William Pagan, John Robinson, John Black, and Thomas Wetmore, Esquires,inhabitants of the said City, be and they are hereby appointed Trustees and Directors of the said School, and the said Rector of Trinity Church always to be President of the Board; and that the said President and Directors shall be and they are hereby incorporated by the name of “The President and Directors of the Public Grammar School in the City of Saint John," and shall by that name have perpetual succession, and be enabled to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, answer and be an. swered unto, and to receive, take and hold gifts and grants of lands and real estate, (the aunual income of which shall not exceed one thousand pounds) and to accept and receive donations for the erection of a building for and the endowment of the said School.

3. The President and Directors of the said Grammar School and their successors, or the major part of them, when duly summoned and assembled, shall form a Board for dispatch of business, and such Board of Directors, or the major part of them so assembled, are hereby empowered to point out and procure a proper place whereon to erect the building for the said School, to contract for and superintend the building thereof, to provide a Master and one or more Ushers or Tutors, as they shall judge expedient, and from time to time to make and establish bye laws, ordinances and regulations for the government of the said School, and to enforce obedience to the same by fines and expulsions, or other public censures, as they may judge proper.

4. During any vacancy or absence of the Rector of the said Church, the Mayor of the said City shall act as President; ånd it shall be the duty of the President at all times to summon a Board of Directors whenever the same shall be requested by three or more of the said Directors; and in case of sickness or absence of the said Rector, the Board may be summoned by the said Mayor, and in case of the inability or absence of both, the said Board may be summoned by the said Recorder..

5. In case of death or removal from the said City of any of the said Directors not being permanent by office,the remaining Directors at a Board for that purpose, to be summoned within three months after,shallelect another fit person, being an inhabitant of the said City, for his successor, who being approved of by the Commander in Chief of the said Province for the time being, shall be one of the Directors for the said School, and every other vacancy shall be filled from tiine to time in like manner.

6. Repealed by 5 W. 4, cap. 30. See post.

7. Whenever the said President and Directors shall think proper they may admit any number not exceeding eight, to be free Scholars of the said Grammar School without any charge for their tuition.

8. That one hundred pounds annually be included in the estimate for the ordinary expenses of the Province, and granted to the said President and directors of the said Public Grammar School, to be applied by them for or towards the support of the Master thereof; and that the sum of one hundred pounds be granted to the said President and Directors, for the purpose of assisting them to purchase or erect a building for the said School; and that they the said President and Directors, shall be accountable from time to time to the Legislature of the Province for their conduct and management of the property so vested and to be rested in them by virtue and in pursuance of this Act; provided always, that as soou as the annual sum of said Grammar School, in whatever manner the same may arise, shall amount to six hundred pounds, then and in such case the annual sum of one hundred pounds, hereby granted shall cease.

56th GEORGE 3rd-CHAPTER 15. An Act for establishing a Grammar School in the Town of Saint

Andrews, in the (ounty of Charlotte. Section.

Section. I Grammar School established. 6 Visitations, when held. 2 Corporation, how instituted. 7 Free Scholars. 3 Building for School, how ob. 8 What sums to be allowed for tained.

School and building, and when 4 Board, how summonell.

to cease. 5 Vacancies, how filled.

Passed 11th March, 1816. WHEREAS the Education of Youth is of the utmost importance in Society, and public attention to that object has by experience been found to be attended with the most beneficial effects ;:-

Be it therefore enacted fc.--1. That a public Grammar School be and the same is hereby established in the Town of Saint Andrews, in the County of Charlotte.

2. The Rector of Saint Andrews Church in the Parish of Saint Andrews, for the time being, together with Robert Pagan, John Campbell, John Dunn, Colin Campbell, David W. Jack, Harris Hatch, Thomas Wyer, Junior, and John Strang, inhabitants of the County of Charlotte, be and they are hereby appointed Trustees and Directors of the said

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