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within the County of Durham, and lying within the following limits that is to say:

Composed of Lots numbers four, five, six, seven and eight, and the east half of Lot number nine, in the first Concession of the Township of Hope, and the broken fronts of the said Lots and Half Lot, together with all those parts of Lots numbers four and five, in the second Concession of the said Township of Hope, with the road allowance between the said first and second Concessions, and butted and bounded as follows, that is to say:

Commencing in rear of the first Concession, at the north-east angle of Limiu. Lot number four in the first Concession; thence, in a northerly direction, across the said allowance for road, to the south-east corner of Lot number four, in the second Concession; thence, northerly, along the easterly side of the said Lot number four, in the second Concession fifteen chains; thence, westerly, in a course parallel with the front of the said second Concession, twenty-five chains; thence, southerly, in a course parallel with the said east line of Lot number four, in the second Concessivu aforesaid sixteen chains, more or less to the rear line of the first Concession; thence, easterly, along the rear of the first Concession, to the place of Legiuning; and also, the water in front thereof to the distance of one quarter of a mile into Lake Ontario.

The said Town to be divided into three Wards, to be called respectively: First Ward, Second Ward, and Third Ward, and which Wards are to comprise the following portions of the said Town respectively, that is to say:

The said First Ward to comprise all that part of the said Town First Ward. which lies east of the River.

The said Second Ward to comprise all that part of the said Town Second which lies west of the River and south of Walton Street, continued westerly by Ridout Street and the front of the Lake Shore Road to the western limit of the said Town.

And the said Third Ward to comprise all that part of the said Town Third Ward which lies west of the River and north of Walton Street, continued westerly by Ridout Street and the said front or Lake Shore Road, to the western limit of the said Town,

15. Prescott,—To consist of all that part of this Province situate presso within the County of Grenville, and lying within the following limits, that is to say:

Commencing at the south-eastern angle of the Township of Augusta; Limits. thence, north, twenty-four degrees west, to the rear of the first Conces

sion of the said Township; thence, south-westerly, along the. Concession line to the limit between the east and west half of Lot number five, in the first Concession of Augusta aforesaid; thence, south, twenty-four degrees, east, to the River Saint Lawrence; thence, north-easterly, along the water's edge, to the south-eastern angle of the said Township, to the place of beginning, and shall take in so much of the waters of the River Saint Lawrence and the land under the wharves and buildings built in such waters, as lie within three hundred yards in every direction of the edge in front of the present limits of the said Town of Prescott.

The said Town of Prescott to be divided into three wards, in the following manner, that is to say:

All that part of the Town on the south side of the Queen's highway shall compose the South Ward.

All that part of the Town on the east side of the Street called Centre Street, leading from the Queen's Highway to the rear line of the said Town, shall compose the East Ward.

And all that part of the Town on the west side of the aforesaid Street called Centre Street, shall compose the West Ward.

South Ward.

East Ward.

West Ward.

St. Catharines.

Limits.

16. Saint Catharines,—to consist of all that part of this Province, situate in the County of Lincoln, and lying within the following limits, that is to say:

Commencing at a stone planted at the south-east angle of lot number Fifteen, in the fifth concession of the Township of Grantham; thence, north, along the westerly side of the road allowance between lots numbers fourteen and fifteen in said concession, twentyfive chains to the centre of the said fifth concession; thence south, sixty-five degrees west parallel to the front of the said fifth concession, and through the centre of lots numbers fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, and part of lot number twenty-one, to its intersection with the west bank of the Welland Canal; thence, southerly, along the said west bank of the Welland Canal to the floating tow-path on said Canal; thence, along the west bank of the cut leading to the Mill of Mr. John L. Ramsey, to the easterly side of the road allowance between lots numbers twenty and twenty-one, in the sixth concession of the said Township; thence, south, along the easterly side of the said last mentioned road allowance, to its intersection with the southerly boundary of the Great Western Railroad; thence, along the southern boundary of the said Railroad to its intersection with the allowance for road between the seventh and eighth concessions of the

Township of Grantham, aforesaid; thence, north, sixty-five degrees east to the allowance for road between lots numbers sixteen and seventeen, in the said seventh concession; thence, north, along the said last mentioned road allowance, to a point, fifteen chains south of the northern limits of the said seventh concession, thence, north, sixty-five degrees east, across lots numbers sixteen and fifteen in said seventh concession, to the westerly side of the allowance for road between lots numbers fourteen and fifteen, in the said seventh concession; thence, north, along the said allowance for road to the place of beginning.

The said Town to be devided into three Wards, to be called respectively, Saint Thomas Ward, Saint George's Ward, and Saint Paul's Ward, and to comprise the following portions of the said Town, respectively, that is to say:

The said Saint Thomas Ward to comprise all that part of the said St. Thomas Ward Town, which lies within the following limits: commencing at the west bank of the Welland Canal at the north-west angle of the limits of the Town; thence, south and easterly, along the before described western and southern limits thereof, to the road allowance between lots numbers sixteen and seventeen at the southern limit of the seventh concession of the Township of Grantham; thence, north, along the said allowance for road, to the centre of the Welland Canal; thence, westerly, along the centre of the said Canal, to a point intersecting a line running from St. Paul Street, between the lands of Elias S. Adams, Esquire, and the late F. L. Converse; thence, westerly, along said line, to the centre of St. Paul Street; thence, southerly, along the centre of said street to the centre of Queen Street; thence, westerly, along the centre of said Queen Street to Lake Street; said street being the road allowance between lots numbers eighteen and nineteen in the sixth concession of the said Township; thence, north, along the centre of Lake Street, or said road allowance, to the northern boundary of said Town; thence, south, sixty-five degrees, west, to the place of beginning.

St. George's Ward to be composed of that part of the Town lying east of St. Thomas' Ward, north of the Canal, and west of Geneva Ward. Street; and the road allowance between lots numbers sixteen and seventeen, in the fifth and sixth concessions of said Township.

St. Paul's Ward to be composed of all that part of the Town lying east of the allowance for road between lots numbers sixteen and seventeen, in the fifth, sixth and seventh concessions of the said Township, which includes the whole of the said Town not contained in the Ward hereinbefore described.-Proclamation issued 22nd March, 1854, extending boundaries and re-dividing Wards.

George's

St. Paul's Ward. Hamilton.

SCHEDULE C.

CITIES. 1. Tamilton.—The City and Liberties thereof to consist of all that part of this Province situate within the County of Wentworth and lying within the following limits, that is to say:

Covimencing at the north-east corner of lot number eleven, in the Township of Barton, on the waters of Burlington Bay; thence, following the line betweeu lots numbers ten and eleven, in a southerly direction, to the rear of the third concession of the said Township of Barton; thence, along the said concession, westerly, to the intersection of the line between lots numbers twenty and twenty-one of the said Township; thence, in a northerly direction, following the said line between the said lots numbers twenty and twenty-one until it reaches the Marsh at the head of Burlington Bay; thence, along the southerly and easterly margin of the said Marsh, to the waters of Burlington Bay; thence, along the southerly margin of Burlington Bay, to the place of begirning, including the several road allowances along the said boundary, and the harbour in front of the said City.

The said City to consist of all that part of the tract of land above described, lying within the following limits, that is to say:

Cominencing at the north-east corner of lot number twelve, in the Township of Barton, on the waters of Burlington Bay; thence, following the line between lots numbers eleven and twelve, in a southerly direction, to the rear of the third concession of the sail Township of Barton; thence, along the said concession, wesierly, to the intersection of the line between lots numbers twenty and twenty-one of the said Township; thence, in a northerly direction, following the said line between the said lots numbers twenty and twenty-one until it reaches the marsh at the head of Burlington Lay; thience, along the southerly and easterly margin of the said marsh, to the waters of Burlington Bay; thence, along the southerly margin of Burlington Bay to the place of beginning, including the several road allowances along the said boundary, and the harbour in front of the said City.

The said City to be divided into five Wards, to be called respectively, Saint George's Ward, Saint Patrick's Ward, Saint Lawrence Ward, Saint Andrew's Ward and Saint Mary's Ward, and to comprise the following portions of the said City respectively, that is to say:

The said Saint George's Ward to comprise all that part of the said City which lies south of King Street and west of John Street.

The said Saint Patrick’s Ward to comprise all that part of the said City which lies south of King Street and east of John Street.

Limits.

St. George's Ward.

St. Patrick's Ward.

Ward.

Ward.

The said Saint Lawrence Ward to comprise all that part of the said St. Lawrence City which lies north of King Street and east of John Street. The said Saint Andrew's Ward to comprise all that part of the said St. Andrew's

Waru. City which lies north of King Street and between John and MacNab Streets.

The said Saint Mary's Ward to comprise all that portion of the St. Mary's said City which lies north of King Street and west of MacNab Street."

And so much of the liberties of the said City as are adjacent to the . respective Wards shall be attached to the same respectively, and the limits between the respective portions of the said liberties hereby attached to the different Warls of the said City be ascertained by the extension of the boundary lives between the said Wards respectively through the said liberties. " An Act to vest in the Corporation of the City of Hamilton, the

Gore," of King Street, for public purposes.” [Whereas in the original survey of the City of Hamilton, a vacant 16th Vic.Cap. 33. space of triangular forin, and known as “the Gore” of King Street, Preamble. was left for the purpose of a Public Square: And whereas the Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the City of Hamilton, have, by their Petition, prayed that authority may be given them tó erect public buildings on the said land, or otherwise enclose, ornament, or dispose of the same as to them in their discretion may seem meet: And whereas it is expedient to grant the prayer of the said petition: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and of the Legislative Assenibly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intiTuled, An Act to re-unite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada,

Corporation of and for the Government of Canada, and it is hereby enacted by the Hamilton may authority of the same, That it shall and may be lawful for the Mayor, enclose the Gore. Aldermen and Commonalty of the City of Hamilton, and their successors, and they are hereby empowered to erect and build upon the said piece of land (which is bounded on the West by James Street, and on the East by Catherine Street,) such public building or buildings as they may think necessary, or to enclose the same for the purposes of a Public Square, and to ornament and improve it for such purposes, or otherwise to use and dispose of the said tract of land as the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Commonalty of the City of Hamilton may in their discretion think most advisable: Provided always, that nothing Proviso : in this Act contained, shall in any manner affect or prejudice any claim as which Robert J. Hamilton, eldest son and heir at law of the late Geo. Hamilton, shall or may bave in law or equity to the piece or parcel of Land above described, and in the event of the said Robert J. Hamilton advancing any clain for compensation in consequence of this Act or anything to be done thereunder, the amount thereof shall be fixed and determined by arbitrators to be chosen, one by the said Corporation,

as to any right of R.J. Hamilton

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