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there; all those who may hereafter proceed to the Continent, as well as those who may have previously obtained His Majesty's sanction to serve in any Foreign Army, against engaging or continuing in the employment of the Armies of any of the Contending Parties; and His Royal Highness is further commanded to admonish them, that by disregarding this caution, they will forfeit their Commissions in the British service.

By His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief's Command,

H. TORRENS, Adjutant-General.

FROM THE

LONDON GAZETTE of MARCH 24,
1821.

By the KING.
A PROCLAMATION.

GEORGE, R.

WHEREAS by an Act, passed in the fiftysixth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled “An Act to “ provide for a new silver coinage, and to re** gulate the gold and silver currency of this realm,” the Master and Worker of Our Mint in London was authorised and empowered to coin, or cause to to be coined, silver bullion into silver coins, consisting of crowns, half crowns, shillings, and sixpences, of the standard of eleven ounces and two penny weights of fine silver, and eighteen penny weights of alloy to the pound troy, and in weight after the rate of sixty-six shillings to the pound troy: and whereas in virtue of the powers so given, a coinage of crowns or five shilling pieces, shillings, sixpences, and other small silver monies, usually denominated Maundy monies, namely, fourpenny, threepenny, twopenny, and penny pieces (in addition to the coinage of the other denominations of silver monies), at the rate of sixty-six shillings to the pound troy, and of the standard finemess abovementioned; every such crown or five shilling piece having for the obverse impression Our effigy or portraiture, with the inscription “Georgius IIII. “ D. G. Britanniar: Rex: F. D.” and for the reverse the image of Saint George, sitting on horseback, attacking the Dragon with a sword, having broken his spear in the encounter, and the date of the year, and on the edge of the piece, in raised letters, the words “ Decus et tutamen, anno “regni,” the year of Our reign being in Roman numeral letters; and every such shilling and sixpenny piece having for the obverse impression Our effigy or portraiture, with the inscription “Georgius IIII. D. G. Britanniar: Rex: F. D.” and for the reverse the ensigns armorial of Our United Kingdom, contained in a shield surmounted by Our Royal Crown, the Rose, Thistle, and Shamrock, being placed round the shield with the word “ Anno” and the date of the year, and the edge of the piece being marked with the graining used on the coins of His late Majesty; and every such silver monies usually denominated Maundy monies, namely, the fourpenny, threepenny, twopenny, and penny pieces, having for the obverse impression Our effigy or portraiture, with a similar illinscription to the shilling and sixpence, and for the reverse the denomination of the money, encircled by an oak wreath surmounted by the Royal Crown, and having the date of the year; has been delivered from Our Mint to the Bank of England, and will be issued therefrom for the use of Our subjects: We have, therefore, by and with the advice of Our Privy Council, thought fit to issue this Our Royal Proclamation, and We do hereby ordain, declare, and command, that the said pieces of silver money shall, from and after the day of the date of this Our Proclamation, be current and lawful money of Our Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and shall pass and be received as current and lawful money of Our said Kingdom, that is to say, such crown pieces as of the value of five shillings, the said shilling pieces as of the value of twelve pence, the said sixpenny pieces as of the value of six pence, and the said Maundy monies, namely, the said fourpenny pieces as of the value of four pence, the said threepenny pieccs as of the value of three pence, the said twopenny pieces as of the value of two pence, and the said penny pieces as of the value of one penny, in all payments and transactions of money.

Given at Our Court at Carlton-House, the twenty-first day of March one thousand eight hundred and twenty-one, in the second year of Our reign.

GOD save the KING.

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At the Court at Carlton-House, the 21st of March 1821,

PRESENT, The KING's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

WHEREAS by an Act, passed in the fiftyeighth year of the reign of His late Majesty King George the Third, intituled “An Act to “allow for three years, and until six weeks after “the commencement of the then next session of “Parliament, the importation into ports specially “appointed by His Majesty within the Provinces “ of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, of the “articles therein enumerated, and the re-exportation “ thereof from such ports,” it is enacted that it shall and may be lawful, in any British ship or vessel owned and navigated according to law, or in any ship or vessel belonging to the subjects of any Sovereign or State in amity with His Majesty, to import into and export from such ports within the provinces of Nova Scotia or New Brunswick, as shall be specially appointed for that purpose, certain articles in the said Act enumerated, any thing in any law to the contrary notwithstanding; His Majesty, by virtue of the powers vested in Him by the above recited Act, is pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, that from and after the date of this order, and until further order made thereou, it shall be lawful, in any British built ship or vessel, owned and navigated according to law; or in any ship or vessel belonging to the subjects of any Sovereign or State in antity with His Majesty, to import into the port of St. Andrews, in New Brunswick, any scantling, planks, staves, heading-boards, shingles, hoops, horses, meat cattle, sheep, hogs, poultry, or

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live stock of any sort; bread, biscuits, flour, peas, beans, potatoes, wheat, rice, oats, barley, or grain of any sort ; pitch, tar, turpentine, fruits, seeds, and tobacco; provided that such articles shall, in all cases where the same shall be imported in foreign vessels, be of the growth, produce, or manufacture of the country to which the vessels importing the same shall belong; and that it shall be lawful in any British built ship or vessel, owned and navigated according to law, to export from the said port any of the said articles, either to the United Kingdom, or to any other of His Majesty's possessions. And it is hereby further ordered, that it shall and may be lawful, in any British-built ship or vessel, owned and navigated according to law, or in any ship or vessel belonging to the subjects of any Sovereign or State in amity with His Majesty, to export from the port of St. Andrews, in New Brunswick, any gypsum, grindstones, or other produce or manufacture of the said province; and also any produce or manufacture of the United Kingdom, or of His Majesty's colonies or plantations in the West Indies, or any goods whatever which shall have been legally imported into the said province, provided that none of the said articles shall be exported from the port above: named, to any foreign ..". or place, in any foreign vessel, unless such foreign vessel shall belong to the country to which the said articles shall be exported. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury, and the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.

Jas. Buller.

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