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Notice to a Ballotted Man to shew Cause why the Penalty for

not appearing should not be levied. Mr. A. B. to wit.

Notice is hereby given unto you, That you having been chosen to serve in the militia of the county of

and on being duly summoned have neglected or refused to attend and 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 to provide a fit person to serve in your stead, who should take the oath in that behalf required and be enrolled accordingly; You are hereby required to appear at on the

day of the year of our Lord 1817, at o'clock in the

in

-noon, to shew cause why you should not be fined in the sum of £20. for such neglect or refusal.

Given under my hand, the day of, in the year of our Lord 1817,

C. D. Constable of the parish of

- in the said county.

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Order to pay half the Price of a Volunteer to a Man Ballotted

subsequently to the Date of His Majesty's Warrant for

embodying the Corps. To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of - in

the county of - to wit. Whereas A. B. of your said parish of hath before us, J. C. and S. P. Esquires, two of His Majesty's deputy-lieutenants acting in and for the hundred of in the said county, been chosen by lot to serve in the militia of the said county, now embodied and in actual service, and hath been sworn and enrolled personally to serve and hath served therein for the space of one month and upwards, and not been disapproved of or discharged (or hath provided C. D. his suber stitute, who hath been duly sworn and enrolled to serve, and hath served therein for the space of one month and upwards,

and hath not been disapproved of or discharged: and it doth appear to us, upon the oath of the said A. B. that he is not possessed of an estate in lands, goods or money, of the clear value of £500. We do hereby order you, the said churchwardens and overseers of the said parish, to pay to the said A. B. the sum of —, which we adjudge to be half the current price paid for a volunteer within the said county*, out of the rate made for volunteers within your said parish, and if there be no volunteers provided by you within your said parish, then that you pay the said sum of out of a rate to be made after the manner of the poor's rate; but you are to except out of the said rate all persons who have served five years by themselves or substitutes, or are now serving in the said militia. Given under our hands and seals, the

day of in the year of our Lord 1817.

J, C. S. P.

Certificate of Enrollment of a Substitute.

Sub-division.

to wit. These are to certify, that at a sub-division meeting of His Majesty's deputy-lieutenants and justices of the peace

for the said county, held at —, on – - the day of — 1817, A. B. of ----- in the said county, yeoman, was chosen by lot to serve in the militia, for the parish of in the said sub-division; and that on the 1817, C. D. of the parish of

- in the county of , yeoman, was sworn and enrolled to serve as his substitute, as appears by the rolls of the said sub-division.

W.T. Clerk to &c.

day of

• If the corps were not drawn out and embodied by warrant dated before the drawing and enrolling of the militia-inan, hc is not entitled to this bounty.

Warrant of Distress for a Quaker's Substitute.

J. C. and S. P. Esquires, two of His Majesty's Deputy-lieu

tenants for the county of mind, to the High Constable of - within the said county, and to the Petty Constable of

in the said county, and to each and every of them.

to wit. Forasmuch as A. B. late of aforesaid, in the county aforesaid, yeoman, being one of the people called quakers, hath been duly chosen by lot to serve in the militia of the said county, and after due notice given unto him hath neglected to appear and to take the oath in that behalf required and to serve in the said militia, and hath also neglected to provide any fit person to serve for bim as bis substitute; and whereas we the said deputy- lieutenants and justices as, aforesaid have, upon as reasonable terms as might be, namely, for the sum of £, provided and hired C. D. a fit person to serve in the said militia as the substitute of him the said A. B. We do therefore hereby require you to levy the said sum of

£- by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of him the said A. B. and to pay the same unto for the use of him the said

rendering the overplus, if any shall be, anto him the said A, B. after deducting the charges of the said distress and sale. Herein fail you not.

Given under our hands and seals, the day of , in the year of our Lord 1817.

J. C. S. P.

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Commitment of a Quaker for want of sufficient Distress. To the Constable of - in the county of

and to the Keeper of the Common Gaol at

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in the said county.

to wit. Whereas A. B. late of

in the county aforesaid, yeoman, being one of the people called quakers, was

, in the year of our Lord 1817, duly convicted before us, J. C. and S. P. Esquires, two of His

on the

day of

Majesty's deputy-lieutenants in and for the said county, for that he the said A. B. 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 hath neglected to appear and take the oath in that behalf required and to serve in the said militia, and also hath neglected to provide any fit person to serve for him as his substitute; And whereas we the said deputy-lieutenants have, upon as reasonable terms as might be, namely for the sum of £ provided and hired a fit person to serve in the said militia as a substitute for him the said A. B. And whereas on the - day of in the

year aforesaid, we did issue our warrant to the constable of to levy the said sum of £ by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of him the said A. B. And whereas it duly appears to us, as well on the oath of the said constable as otherwise, that he the said constable hath used his best endeavours to levy the said sum on the goods and chattels of the said A. B. as aforesaid, and that the goods and chattels of him the said A. B. are not sufficient to answer the said distress: but nevertheless it doth appear satisfactorily to us, that he the said A.B. is of sufficient ability to pay the sum of £10. These are therefore to command you, the said constable of aforesaid, to apprehend the body of the said A. B. and him safely to convey to the common gaol at aforesaid in the county aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said keeper thereof, together with this precept; and we do hereby command you the said keeper of the said common gaol to receive into your custody in the same common gaol the said A. B. and him there safely to keep for the space of three months, or until he shall have paid the said sum of £, agreed to be paid to such substitute as aforesaid. And for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant. Given under our hands and seals, the

in the year of our Lord 1817.

J. C. S. P.

day of

*Order of Maintenance for the Family of a ballotted Man, with

reimbursement by another Parish. To the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of - - in the

county of ---, and to the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of — in the said county, and to each and every of them.

- to wit. Whereas complaint upon oath hath been made unto me, one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, by A. B. now dwelling in the said parish of --, wife of C. B. a private militia-man, serving in the militia of the said county in his own right as a ballotted man, which militia are now embodied and in actual service, and have been ordered to march ; and that she is not able to support herself and E. her son, aged four years, and D, her daughter, aged two years. I do therefore hereby require you the overseers of the said parish of

to pay unto the said A. B. the sum of weekly, for the support of her and the said children, being the usual and ordinary price of -day's labour in husbandry in the said county, or forthwith shew

cause to me to the contrary. And I do hereby further order , and direct that the overseers of the said parish of

in the said county shall and do, from time to time, reimburse the money hereby ordered to be paid to the said duction of my certificate of this order. Given under my hand and seal, the day of —, 1817.

J. C.

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If the man is serving for any other county than the one in which his family resides, the treasurer of the county will pay the allowance; the order will then run thus:--[which said sum so to be paid as aforesaid, is to be reimbursed to you by the treasurer of the said county, who is hereby required to reimburse the same accordingly.)

• This order not to be made till the man has joined his corps.

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