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Justice's Certificate of making an Order on the County

Treasurer.

To the Treasurer of the county of —, and all others whom

it may concern. to wit. I, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, do hereby certify that this present day I have executed an order upon the overseers of the poor of the parish of - in the said county, to pay the sum of weekly, for the maintenance of A. B. the wife of C. B. a private militia-man in actual service in the militia of the county of, as a substitute for C. D. of the parish of

in the said county. Given under my hand and seal, the

in the year of our Lord 1817.

S. P.

day of

The like on Overseers of another Parish.

To the Overseers of the parish of in the county of my

and all whom it may concern.

of the poor

of

- to wit. I, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the said county, do hereby certify that this present day I have executed an order upon the overseers

in the said county, to pay the sum of weekly, for the maintenance of A. B. now dwelling in the said parish of the wife of C. B. a private militia-man in actual service in the militia of the said county, as a sub. stitute for C. D. of your parish; I do therefore hereby order and direct you from time to time to reimburse the overseers of the said parish of all such weekly sums as they shall pay and allow to the said A. B. in pursuance of the said order.

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

S. P.

Account, Verification, and Order on the Treasurer of the

County for Reimbursement of Money paid to a Militia-
Man's Family.

To the Treasurer of the county of

An account of the money paid to A. B. the wife of C. B. and his family, now serving as a substitute in the militia of the county of — for C. D. of the parish of — in the said county of hy E. F. overseer of the poor of the parish of in the county of aforesaid.

. S. d. To weeks pay to A. B. the wife of C. B. and his child

, serving as a substitute in the militia of the county

of at per week, from the

day of

1816, to the day of —, 1817, paid in pursuance of an order under the hand and seal of S.P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the county aforesaid, for that purpose

directed... - to wit. I, S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace in and for the county of , do hereby certify that E. F.overseer of the poor of the parish of - hath made oath before me that he hath actually paid the weekly allowance herein before-mentioned, amounting to the sum of £-, to the wife and family of the said C. B. in pursuance of the before-mentioned order to the overseers of the poor of the parish of

- aforesaid for that purpose directed, and dated the day of —, 1817, which said militia were embodied and in actual service during the time for which the said allowance was made, and which sum you are hereby required to pay him. Given under my hand the

day of

1817,

S. P.

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Commitment of a Constable convicted before two DeputyLieutenants of neglect, fraud or partiality,

under 42 Geo. III. c. 90, s. 32.

To all and every the Constables and other Peace Officers for

the county of and to the Keeper of — at
in the said county.

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to wit. These are in His Majesty's name to command you and every of you the said officers forthwith safely to convey and deliver into the custody of the keeper of —, at in the said county, the body of A. B. constable of the of

in the county aforesaid, convicted before us, J. C. and S. P. Esquires, two of His Majesty's deputy-lieutenants (or as the case may be), in and for the said county, for that (set forth the offence). And you the said keeper are hereby required, pursuant to the directions of the act passed in the 42nd year of the reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled An Act for amending the Laws relating to the Militia in England and for augmenting the Militia," to receive the said A. B. into your said prison, and him there safely to keep for the space of one month from the date hereof, and for so doing this shall be your sufficient warrant and authority. Given under our hands and seals, the

day of

1817., J. C. S. P.

MILITIA (Local.)

The General Local-Milita Act, 52 Geo. III. c.38, repeals 48 Geo. III. c. 111th, 49 Geo. III. c. 40, 82, and 129, and so much of 50 Geo. III. c. 25, as relates to the local militia.

The qualifications of officers are as follow :

Lieutenant-colonel £.600 per annum.
Major.

400 ditto.
Captain ..

150 ditto. or being heir apparent to a person having double such annual income; and, unlike the regular militia, no part of the estate to qualify is required to be in the county for which the officer serves.

The powers of 42 Geo. III. c. 90. 46 Geo. III. c. 91, and 49 Geo. III. c. 82, and every other act relating to the militia, (except altered or repealed by the present act) are extended to and are re-enacted by this act. s. 21,

Persons neglecting to appeal within the time limited, to forfeit not exceeding £5. nor less than 20s. at the discretion of two or more deputy-lieutenants or justices of the peace; and on default of payment, be imprisoned not exceeding fourteen days. s. 24.

Constables or other parish officers when duly summoned by two deputy-lieutenants, or one deputy-lieutenant and one justice, by warrant under seal, may for disobedience be iinprisoned in the common gaol for one month, or fined from 40s. to

£20. at the discretion of such deputy-lieutenants or justices. s. 26. except quakers, for whom justices may provide a deputy. Deputy-lieutenants may appoint special constables for the purposes of this act, but they must be at least thirty years old. 3. 25,

Clerks of sub-division meetings to transmit to the clerk of the general meetings copies of the militia roll, under penalty of £20. s. 30,

No person ballotted allowed to find a substitute, S. 35.

Parish officers may provide volunteers for any parish and give them a bounty, and raise such bounty by a rate; but it must be done by consent of a vestry. 8. 36, 65. such bounty not to exceed

£2. 2s. and the rate to be approved by a justice of the peace; any person refusing to pay such rate, may by warrant of a justice be distrained upon for the amount of the assessment; but appeal allowed to the next quarter sessions in the same manner as against an ordinary poors' rate.

The wives and families of local militia-men when called out, are entitled to the same allowances as the regular militia by 52 Geo. III. c. 38, S. 42.

Persons ballotted and not appearing to be enrolled, to be fined £30; if clear income does not amount to £200. the sum of £20; and if not amounting to £100. the sum of £10. such fines to exempt from being again ballotted for two years. s. 44. and the fine of £30. may be recovered before a justice of the peace in the same manner as any fine not exceeding £20,

53 Geo, III. c. 28, S. 12.

Quakers or united brethren not to serve, but if ballotted, to pay fine. 52 Gco. III. c. 38, s. 50. and if any rate made for providing volunteers, justices

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