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.—Chap. LXIV. 3rd Victoria

CHAP. LXIV.

AN ACT to remunerate Lewis Bright, for his long and faithful services.

by granting a Pension to him and his aged wife, or the survivor of
them during their natural lives.

[Passed 10th February, 1840.]

V HEREAS from the great age and long and faithful services of Lewis pre · Bright to his Sovereign, it is just and right to grant a pension to protect him and his aged wife from want, in their declining years: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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 authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's reign, entitled, '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 from and out of the rates and duties now raised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands of the Receiver General and unappropriated, wife during their join there be granted to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, the sum of and se Sixty-two Pounds Ten Shillings annually, to provide for the payment of a Pension to the said Lewis Bright, and his wife, during their joint lives, and the life of the survivor of them, the said Pension to commence and become payable from and after the passing of this Act.

Preamble.

A pension of £62 10s. per annum granted to Lewis Bright and his

and several lives.

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CHAP. LXV.

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AN ACT granting a Pension to Joseph Randal, who lost his arm in the

service of Her Majesty.

[Passed 10th February, 1840.]

Preamble.

W HEREAS Joseph Randal, of the Town of Chatham, in the Western District of this Province, suffered the loss of his left arm while serving as a volunteer at the said Town of Chatham, on the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, when engaged, by order of the Magistrates of the said Town, in cleaning and proving a piece of cannon which had been taken from the enemy at Fighting Island, and it is just and expedient to grant a Pension to the said Joseph Randal: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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 authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “ An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's reign, entitled, “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 out of the rates and duties now raised, levied and collected, or diereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands of the Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, the annual sum of Twenty Pounds, to enable Her Majesty to provide a Pension for the said Joseph Randal; such Pension to commence from the said thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

A pension of £20 per annum granted to Joseph Randal.

CHAP.

CHAP. LXVI.

AN ACT granting a Pension to the Widow and Children of the late

William Kerry, who was killed in the service of Her Majesty.

[Passed 10th February, 1840.]

Preamble

A pension of £20 per urnum grzbied to the Widow and children of Captair William Keny

W HEREAS William Kerry, late a Captain in Her Majesty's Kent, Militia, was killed in attempting to capture a Brigand who had invaded this Province from the United States of America: And whereas the Widow and Children of the said William Kerry are left without the means of support, and it is just and expedient to grant a Pension to the said Widow and orphan Children: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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 authority of an Act pissed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “ An Act to repeal certain parts of an a pemerate to the Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's reign, entitled, 'An Acta 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 from and out of the rates and duties now raised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands of the Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Her Majesty, Her Heirs and Successors, the annual sum of Twenty Pounds, to enable Her Majesty to provide a Pension for the Widow of the said late Captain William Kerry, to commence on the twenty-eighth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and be payable to the said Widow, and in case of her death or marriage, then to the eldest child, or the guardian thereof legally appointed, for the use of the children of the said Captain . William Kerry, until the youngest thereof shall have attained the age of twenty-one years.

CHAP.

CHAP. LXVII.

AN ACT to afford assistance to the House of Industry in the City of

Toronto.

[Passed 101h February, 1840.]

MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN:

Preamble

W HEREAS there is reason to believe that without public aid the funds of the House of Industry, in the City of Toronto, will be insufficient to meet the numerous and pressing claims of the sick and destitute.- We, Your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal Subjects the Commons of Upper Canada, in Provincial Parliament assembled, do therefore most humbly beseech Your Majesty that it may be enacted: And be it enacted by the Queen'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 authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's reign, entitled, “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, £350 granted in aid of That from and out of the rates and duties now raised, levied and collected,

" or hereafter to be raised, levied and collected, and in the hands of the

Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Her Majesty the sum of Three Hundred and Fifty Pounds, to enable Her Majesty to advance the like sum, in aid of the funds at the disposal of the Managing Committee of the House of Industry, in the City of Toronto, for the relief of the sick and destitute poor.

the House of Industry in the City of Toronto.

CHAP.

CHAP. LXVIII.

AN ACT granting a sum of money for the support of Common Schools,

for the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty.

[Passed 10th February, 1840 ]

in aid of Common

W HEREAS it is expedient to grant a sum of money for the support me of the Common Schools in the several Districts of this Province: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen'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 authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of Great Britain, entitled, “An Act to repeal certain parts of an Act passed in the fourteenth year of His Majesty's reign, entitled, “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 from and out of the rates and £5,650 additional granted duties now raised, levied and collected, or hereafter to be raised, levied Sch and collected, to and for the uses of this Province, and in the hands of the Receiver General and unappropriated, there be granted to Her Majesty, for the use of the Common Schools in this Province for the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty, the sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Pounds, in addition to the sums now appropriated by law, to be applied and accounted for in the same way and manner, and in conjunction with the present sums granted by Act of Parliament, which said sum of Five Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty Pounds shall be appropriated among the several Districts of this Province, as follows, that is to say: to the Ottawa District, the sum of one hundred

Disposition thereof. pounds; to the Eastern District, the sum of five hundred pounds; to the Johnstown District, the sum of five hundred pounds; to the Bathurst District, the sum of five hundred pounds; to the Midland District, the sum of three hundred and fifty pounds; to the District of Victoria, the sum of two hundred pounds; to the Prince Edward District, the sum of two hundred pounds; to the Newcastle District, the sum of five hundred pounds; to the Home District, the sum of seven hundred and fifty pounds; to the Gore District, the sum of six hundred pounds; to the Niagara District, the sum of five hundred pounds; to the London District, the sum of three hundred pounds; to the District of Brock, the sum of one

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