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the sum of , being one half of the penalty, to A. B. of

the informer, and the sum of the other half thereof, to the churchwardens and overseers of the poor of the parish of for the use of the poor of the said parish, rendering to the said C. D, the overplus upon demand. And if the said C. D. is not able to pay the sum of and and sufficient distress cannot be found whereby the same may be levied, then you certify the same to me, together with the return of this my warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this day of 1817.

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Constable's Return to be indorsed on the back of the fore

going Warrant. to wit. M. N. constable of — in the said county, maketh oath and saith, that he hath made diligent search for, but doth not find or know of any goods of the within-named C. D. whereon he can levy the suin of money required by the within warrant.

Sworn before the within-named justice,

this day of 1817.

Warrant of Commitment in default of Distress. - To the Constable of in the said county, and to the Keeper of the Common Gaol, at in the said county.

Whereas C. D. of - in the said county of - was on the day of duly convicted, before me, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, for selling ale, beer, or other exciseable liquors (as the fact is) without being duly licensed so to do according to the form of the Statute in that case made and provided, whereby he hath forfeited the sum of £20. besides the costs and expenses of the conviction, which costs and expenses I have ascertained and assessed at the sum of

according to the form of the Statute in that case made and provided. And whereas the said C. D. on the day of had notice of the said conviction, and hath refused or neglected to pay, and hath not paid the said several sums of £20. and ; I do, therefore, hereby require and command you, the said constable, to apprehend the said C.D.

and him convey to the common gaol at in the said county, and there deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept. And I do hereby charge and command you, the said keeper of the said gaol, to receive into your custody, in the said gaol, him the said C. D. and him there safely keep for the space of calendar months, unless he should sooner pay the said several sums of £20. and also the costs, charges, and expenses attending the said conviction. Given under my hand and seal, the day of in the year of our Lord 1817.

The Information against a Person for being drunk.

The information of J. J. of - in the said county of yeoman, exhibited before S.P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, the day of — in the year of our Lord, 1817, who upon his oath deposeth and saith, That A. B. of in the county aforesaid, labourer, on the day of in the said year 1817, at the parish of — in the said county, was drunk, contrary to the Statutes in such case made and provided, whereupon he, the said J. J. prayeth that he the said. A. B. may be convicted thereof, and forfeit the sum of 5s. to the use of the poor of the said parish, as by the said Statutes is directed and required. Sworn before me,

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A Summons on this Information. - To the Constable of

Whereas information, upon oath, hath beeri made before me, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said courity of that A. B. of

in the said county, labourer, on the day of in the year 1817, at the parish of in the said county, was drunk, contrary to the Statutes in such case made and provided; These are therefore to require you,, on sight hereof, to summon the said A. B. to be and personally appear before me, at in the said county, on the day gf now next ensuing, at the hour of eleven in the fore

esaind for the

noon of the same day, to make defence and answer unto the said information, and shew cause why the penalty of 5s. should not be levied on the goods of him the said A. B. for the said offence, according to the Statute in such case made and provided ; and be you then and there present, to certify what you have done in the premises. Given under my hand and seal, the

day of

in the year 1817.

A Conviction of Drunkenmess by a Justice on his own View.

to wit. Be it remembered, that on the day of

in the 57th year of the reign of our sovereign Lord, George the Third, King of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, at the parish of in the county of

S. P. Esq. one of the justices of our said Lord the King, assigned to keep the peace of our said Lord the King, in and for the said county of and also to hear and determine divers felonies, trespasses, and other misdemeanors committed in the said county, personally saw and viewed one A. B. late of the parish aforesaid, labourer, drunk, contrary to the form of the Statutes in such case made and provided; whereupon it is considered and adjudged by me, the said justice, that the said A. B. be convicted, and he is by me accordingly hereby convicted of the offence of drunk. enness, upon my own view then and there had, according to the form of the Statute in such case made and provided; and I do hereby adjudge, that the said A, B. for his said offence, has forfeited the sum of 5s, to be paid and distributed; and which I hereby order to be paid and distributed, as the law in that behalf directs. In witness whereof, I, the said justice, to this present conviction have set my hand and seal, the day and year above written.

Warrant to the Churchwardens to receive the Penalty.
To the Churchwardens of the parish of — in the

said county. Whereas A. B. of — in the said county of labourer, is convicted before me, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, for that he, the said A. B. on the day of

in the rear 1817, at the parish of — in the said county, was drunk, contrary to the Statutes in such case made and provided, whereby he hath forfeited the sum of 5s. to the use of the poor of the said parish of — ; These are therefore to require you to demand and receive of and from him the said A. B. the said sum of 5s. to be by you accounted for to the use of the poor of the said parish, and if he shall refuse or neglect to pay the same by the space of one week after such demand made, then you are te certify to me such refusal and neglect, in order that such proceedings may thereupon be had as the Statutes in that behalf made direct and require. Given under my hand and seal, the day of in the year 1817.

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Warrant of Distress. (This may be in the same form as the Warrant, p. 27, 25

also the Constable's Return.)

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To the Constable of - Whereas A. B. of - in the said county of - labourer, was on the day of duly convicted before me, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, for that he the said A. B. on the day of in the year 1817, at the parish of in the said county, was drunk, contrary to the Statutes in that case made, whereby he has forfeited the sum of 5s. and whereas it appears to me that the said A, B. is not able to pay the said sum of 5s. These are therefore to require you, in His Majesty's name, to set him, the said A. B. in the stocks, there to remain for the space of six hours. Given under my hand and seal, the day of 1817.

The foregoing Forms will serve, with trifling alterations, for

recovering of the Penalties for Tippling.The Complaint may be stated as follous :

That on the day of — in the year of our Lord 1817, at the parish of A. B. alehouse keeper, keeping the alehouse known by the sign of the wdid permit and suffer C. D. of the said parish, labourer, to continue drinking and tippling therein for the space of five hours, contrary to the Statute, &c. whereupon the said A. B. hath forfeited for his said offence the sum of 10s. of lawful money, &c.

upon the space of five to continueermit an

Conviction, on view of a Justice, for suffering Tippling in his

. House. to wit. Be it remembered, that on the day of - in the 57th year of the reign, &c. and in the year of our Lord 1817, A. B. keeper of the atehouse called or known by the name or sign of the in the town of in the parish of — in the said county of — is on this day of — aforesaid, at aforesaid, found by me, S. P. Esq. one of the justices of our said Lord the King, assigned to keep the peace of our said Lord the King, in and for the said county; and also to hear and determine divers felonies, trespasses, and other misdemeanors, done and committed in the said county, upon my view, permitting and suffering the following persons, to wit, C. D. and E. F. to remain and continue drinking and tippling in his said alehouse, between the hours of eleven and twelve in the evening of the day of

ami against the form of the Statute in that case made and provided, they the said persons not being invited, nor either of them being invited by any traveller, and accompanying him only during his necessary abode there, and neither of them being a labourer or handicraftsman, at his dinner, and neither of them being a labourer or workman, who, for the fol lowing his work in the said town of sojourns, lodges, or victuals in the said alehouse, and neither of them being at the time for urgent and necessary occasions allowed by two of His Majesty's justices of the peace to tipple thére: And the said A. B. being now on the aforesaid day before me the said justice, and by me charged with the said offence, the said A. B. is asked by me why he doth permit or suffer the persons aforesaid to continue drinking or tippling in his said alebouse ; but the said A. B. hath nothing to say, nor can he say any thing in his defence touching the premises. And thereupon the said A. B. on this day of in the 57th year, &c; before me the said justice, on my view, according to

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