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Afidavit of the Wife of a Militia-nan, serving by Substitute,

to enable her to get the Allowance.

to wit. A. B. of ---, maketh oath, That she is the wife of C. B. who is now actually serving and doing duty as a militia-man in the regiment of a militia, as a substitute for C. D. of the parish of ; that she was lawfully married to her said husband on the day of , in the parish church of , by whom she has — child = now living with her, under the age of ten years, viz. - , and that she now resides in the parish of in the said county, and that she is in indigent eircumstances and not of ability to sup, port herself and her said child. Sworn the day of . , 1817, before me,

S.P. *Order of Allowance to the Family of a Substitute. To the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of - in the

county of — , and to each of them.

to wit. Whereas complaint 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, by A. B. now dwelling in your said parish, wife of C. B. a private militia-man serving in the militia of the county of — , as a substitute for C. D. of the parish of — in the hundred of in the said county of which militia is now embodied and called out into actual service; that the said C. B. hath left her and her child M. aged years, or thereabouts, now resident in your parish and unable to support themselves. I do therefore hereby order you the said overseers of the poor of the parish of aforesaid, out of the rates for the relief of the poor of the same parish, to pay unto the said A. B. the sum of

shillings and pence weekly, for the support and maintenance of herself and child --until you shall be otherwise ordered to with-hold the said allowance.

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

S. P. * This order not to be made till the man has joined his corps, nor to be granted to the family of any substitute or volunteer attested since the 11th of April, 1811.

*Order for Allowance where Substitute serves for a Parish in

another County. To the Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of in the

county of , and to 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 your parish, wife of C. B. a private militia-man, serving in the militia of the county of as a substitute for C. D. of - in the said county of which militia are now embodied and in actual service, that she is not able to support herself and her child M. aged two years. And whereas the overseers of the poor of — aforesaid, hạve been duly summoned by me to shew cause why relief should not be given to the said A. B. but have not shewn to me any sufficient cause; I do therefore bereby require you the said overseers of the poor of to pay unto the said A. B. the sum of weekly, for the support and maintenance of herself and child, until you shall be otherwise ordered to forbear the said allowance; which said weekly sum is to be reimbursed to you by the treasurer of the said county of — , on your producing to him my certificate of this order; which said treasurer is required to transmit the said certificate, and an account of all monies so repaid by him, from time to time, quarterly, to the treasurer of the said county of , who shall forthwith reimburse the same to the said treasurer of the county of , and apply to the justices of the peace, at the next general quarter sessions for the county of

for the allowance of the said account, and for their order to the overseers of the poor of aforesaid, to make good the same to him the said treasurer out of their poor's rate.

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

S. P.

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* The like where Substitute serves for another Parish in the same

County in which his Family resides. To the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of - in the county of

-, and also to the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of

- in the same county. to wit.

Whereas complaint 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, by A. B. the wife of C. B. a private militia-man, now serving in the battalion of militia in the said county, as a substitute for C. D. a ballotted man, for the parish of — aforesaid, that she is not able to support herself and M. her child, aged two years: And whereas it hath been duly made appear to me the said justice that the said militia are now embodied and in actual service, and that the said militia-man's said wife and child dwell in your said parish of —; I do hereby therefore require you the said overseers of the poor of the said parish of — or some or one of you, to pay and advance to the said A. B. the wife of the said C. B. weekly and every week from this present time, the sum of —, for and towards the support and maintenance of the said A. B. and her child, until you shall be otherwise ordered to forbear the said allowance; and I do also require you the said overseers of the poor of the said parish of -, or some or one of you, to pay and allow to the said A. B. for the benefit of herself and child, the sum of

including what she hath already received of you in part, being at the rate of - per week from the

day of now last past (from which time the said militia have been embodied, and the said hath served therein), to the day of the date hereof. And I do also hereby require, order and direct you the said overseers of the poor of the said parish of ---, or some or one of you, to pay and reimburse to the said overseers of the poor of the parish of all such sum and sums of money as they or either of them shall pay to the said A. B. the wife of the said C. B. by virtue of this order, and which they or either of them have paid to her in part of the aforesaid sum of

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

S. P. • See note at the foot of p. 528.

Order for the Allowance to the Family of a Non-commissioned

Officer.

To the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of in the

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

- to wit. Whereas complaint 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, by A. B. that she is the wife of C. B. who is now serving in the battalion of militia of the said county, as a serjeant (or corporal, drummer, gc. as the case may be), and that he has left her and three of her children, all born in wedlock and under the age of ten years, who are not able to support themselves; and whereas it hath been duly made appear to me the said justice, that the said militia are now embodied and in actual service, and that the said militia-man's said family dwell in your said parish of --; I do hereby therefore require you the said overseers of the poor of the said parish of , or some or one of you, to pay and advance to the said A. B. the wife of the said C. B.. weekly and every week from this present time, the sum of

- for and towards the support and maintenance of the said militia-man's family, until you shall be otherwise ordered to forbear the said allowance; and I do also require you, the said treasurer of the said county of , to repay and reimburse to the said overseers of the poor of the parish of all such sum and sums of money as they or either of them shall pay to the said militia-man's said family by virtue of this order. ;

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

S. P.

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Order for Allowance to the Wife of a Militia-Man serving

in Ireland. To the Overseers of the Poor of the parish of - in the

county of — , and to the Collectors of the Land Tax or - Assessed Taxes payable to His Majesty in the said parish,

and to each and every of them. - to wit. It appearing to me S. P. Esq. one of His Majesty's justices of the peace acting in and for the said county, upon the oath of A. B. the wife of C. B. that her said husband is a private in the militia of the said county, and is now with the regiment in actual service in Ireland, and that she hath two lawful children, under the age of ten years, now dwelling with her in the said parish of in the county of

m; These are therefore, pursuant to His Majesty's most gracious intention of making an additional allowance to the wives and families of such militia-men, to direct and authorize you the said overseers of the poor of the said parish of to allow and pay out of the rates made or to be made for the relief of the poor of your parish, to the said A. B. from the

day of last, during so long time as her said husband shall continue in actual service in the said militia in Ireland, 28. 8d. per week over and above the weekly sum now payable to her by virtue of any former order; the same being after the rate of 8d. per week for each of the said parties; and of which additional allowance you are to keep a separate and distinct account, ånd deliver the same quarterly, duly verified upon oath before a magistrate of the said county, to one of the collectors of the land or assessed taxes in the said parish, and which said allowance you the collectors of His Majesty's land tax or assessed taxes in the said parish of are forthwith, upon sight of this order, to reimburse to the said overseers, on their delivering to you such account thereof, so veriffed, taking a receipt for the same; which account and receipt will be taken and received for the amount thereof in cash, by the receiver-general of the county, on payment of the said land or assessed taxes charged upon the said parish of

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

S. P.

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