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who shall take the said oath and be enrolled in manner aforesaid ; which notice you are to give unto him, or to leave the same at his place of abode, at least seven days before the said day of

next; and be you then and there to certify upon oath what you shall have done in the premises. Herein fail you not. Given under my hand the

in the year of our Lord 1817.

day of

Notice to be left at the Dwelling-house, where personal Notice

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to wit. Notice is hereby given unto you, that you are chosen by lot to serve in the militia of this county of and that you are personally to appear at -- in the said county, on the day of next, before the deputylieutenants and justices of the peace for the said county to be then and there assembled, to take the oath in that behalf required, and to be enrolled to serve in the militia of the said county as a private militia-man for the space of five years, or otherwise to provide a fit person (to be then and there approved by the said deputy-lieutenants and justices) who shall take the said oath, and be then and there enrolled as aforesaid. Given under my hand the day of

day of in the year of our Lord 1817.

W.S.
Constable of

Forin of the Oath.

I, G. H. do make oath, that I am by trade a , and bave been usually a resident in the parish of in the county of that I am unmarried (or have a wife living, as the case may be), and that I have no children (or only one child born in wedlock], and that I have no rupture, nor ever was troubled with fits, and am no ways disabled by lameness or otherwise, but have the perfect use of my limbs; that I am not a seaman, or sea-faring man, or an apprentice, and that I

do not belong to His Majesty's navy, army, or marines, nor to any other corps of militia; as witness my hand at the day of —, 1817.

G.H. Sworn before me, at this day of day of -, 1817.

S. P.
Witness present,

A. B.

Information against a Militia-man for not appearing to be

sworn and enrolled.-49 Geo. III. c. 53, s. 13.

to wit. The information and complaint of A. B. of

in the said county, made upon oath before me 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, that Č. D. late of &c. in the said county, yeoman, (not being one of the people called quakers,) hath been duly chosen by lot to serve as a private militia-man in the militia of the said county, and hath had due notice to appear before the deputylieutenants and justices of the peace in and for the said county at their sub-division meeting for that purpose assembled, to take the oath in that behalf required and to be enrolled to serve in the said militia as a private militia-man, or to provide a fit person to serve as his substitute; and that the said C. D. hath neglected to appear and take the said oath and to serve in the said militia, and hath also neglected to provide any fit person to serve as his substitute: Whereupon he the said A. B. prayeth that justice may be done against him the said C, D, for the said offence.

A.B. Sworn before me the said justice,

S, P.

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Summons thereupon.

To the Constable of to wit. Whereas complaint and information upon oath, hath been made unto me, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, that A. B. late of in the caunty aforesaid, yeoman, (not being one of the

people called quakers,) hath been duly chosen by lot to serve as à private militia-man in the militia of the said county, and hath had due notice to appear before the deputy-lieutenants and justices of the peace in and for the said county at their sub-division meeting for that purpose assembled, to take the oath in that behalf required and to be enrolled and serve in the said militia as a private militia-man, or to provide a fit person, to be approved by the said deputy-lieutenants and justices as aforesaid, to serve as his substitute; and that he the said A. B. hath neglected (or refused) to appear and take the said oath, and to serve in the said militia, and hath also nego lected to provide any fit person to serve as his substitute:These are therefore to require you forthwith to summon the said Á. B. to appear before me at the house of --, in in the said county, on the day of +-, at the hour of --- in the afternoon of the same day, to answer unto the said complaint, and to shew cause why the penalty of £ 20. should not be levied upon his goods and chattels for the said offence. Herein fail not.

Given under my hand and seal &c.

Warrant of Distress for the Penalty,
To the Constable of - in the county of

to wit. Whereas C. D. late of in the county aforesaid, yeoman (not being one of the people called quakers), is this day duly convicted upon oath 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 C. D. having been duly chosen by lot to serve as a private militia-man in the militia of the said county, and after due notice given unto him to appear before the deputy-lieutenants and justices of the peace in and for the said county at their sub-division meeting for that purpose assembled, to take the oath in that behalf required and to be enrolled to serve in the said militia as a private militia-man, or to provide a fit person (to be approved of by the said deputylieutenants and justices as aforesaid) to serve as his substitute; hath neglected to take the said oath and to serve in the said militia, and also hath neglected to provide any fit person to serve as his substitute, whereby he the said C. D. hath forfeited

the sum of £20. These are therefore in His said Majesty's name to command you to levy the said sum by distress of the goods and chattels of him the said C.D, and if within the space of (four] days next after such distress by you taken, the said sum, together with reasonable charges of taking and keeping the said distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said goods and chattels so by you distrained, and out of the money arising by such sale that you do pay the said sum of

£20. to the said deputy-lieutenants and justices as aforesaid, or to such person as they shall appoint to receive the same, for the providing a substitute to serve for him the said C. D. and for the other purposes by law directed for the application thereof, rendering the overplus, if any shall be, on demand, unto him the said C. D. the reasonable charges of taking, keeping and selling the said distress being first deducted. And if sufficient distress cannot be found of the goods and chattels of him the said C. D. whereon to levy the said sum of

£20. then that you certify the same to me, together with the return of this precept, Herein fail not.

Given under my hand and seal, this day of --, in the year of our Lord 1817.

S. P.

Constable's Return of no Distress.

to wit. E. F. constable of

in the said county, maketh oath before me S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace for the said county, the day of in the year 1817, that by virtue of my warrant to him directed, to levy the sum of £20. by distress and sale of the goods and ehattels of C. D. late of in the county aforesaid, he the said constable hath made diligent search for such goods and chattels, and that he doth not know, nor can find, that the said C. D. hath any goods and chattels sufficient to answer the said distress.

E. F. Sworn before me,

S. P.

Commitment for want of Distress. To the Constable of in the county of and to the Keeper of the Common Gaol at

in the said county.

to wit. Whereas C. D. late of

in the county aforesaid, yeoman (not being one of the people called quakers), was on the

day of — 1817, duly convicted before me, one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, for that he having been duly chosen by lot to serve as a private militia-man in the militia of the said county, and after due notice given unto him to appear before the deputylieutenants and justices of the peace in and for the said county at their sub-division meeting for that purpose assembled, to take the oath in that behalf required and to be enrolled to serve in the said militia as a private militia-man, or to provide a fit person (to be approved of by the said deputy-lieutenants and justices as aforesaid) to serve as his substitute, did neglect to take the said oath, and to serve in the said militia, and also did neglect to provide any fit person to serve as bis substitute, and thereupon did forfeit the sum of £20. And whereas on the said — day of, in the year aforesaid, I did issue my warrant to the constable of - to levy the said sum of £20. by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the said C. D. And whereas it duly appears unto me, as well on the oath of the said constable as otherwise, that he the said constable bath used his best endeavours to levy the said sum on the goods and chattels of the said C. D. as aforesaid, but that they are not sufficient to answer the said distress. These are therefore to command you the said constable of to apprehend the body of the said C. D. and him safely to convey to the common gaol aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept. And I do hereby command you the said keeper of the said common gaol to receive into your custody in the said common gaol, the said C. D. and him there safely to keep for the space of , and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under my hand and seal, this

in the year of our Lord 1817.

S. P.

day of

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