Report of the proceedings at the Bread street ward scrutiny ... with a digest of the decisions

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Page 113 - ... had any allowance in respect thereof ; and no person or persons whatsoever shall have any right to vote at any election of a citizen or citizens to serve in parliament, or of any mayor, alderman, or other officer or officers of or for the said city, or any the wards or precincts thereof, who have at any time within the space of two years next before such election or elections requested to be, and accordingly have been, discharged from paying to the rates and taxes to which the citizens of London,...
Page 111 - Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty five, the right of election of aldermen and common council-men for the several and respective wards of the said city shall belong and appertain to freemen of the said city of London, being householders, paying scot as herein after is mentioned and provided, and bearing lot, when required, in their several and respective wards, and to none other whatsoever.
Page 112 - That where two persons and no more, not being partners, shall have by the space aforesaid, severally inhabited in the same house, such two persons, severally paying their scots, and bearing their respective lots as aforesaid, shall have votes at the elections aforesaid ; so as such house, wherein such two persons inhabit, be of the true and real yearly value of twenty pounds or upwards, and that each of the said persons doth pay the yearly rent of ten pounds at the least for his respective part of...
Page 72 - You do swear. That you are a freeman of London, and a liveryman of the company of and have so been for the space of twelve kalendar months; and that the place of your abode is at in and that you have not polled at this election. So help you God.
Page 112 - X. [Provided always, That such householder, within the space aforesaid, shall have been rated or charged, and contributed or paid his scot to all and singular the rates and taxes (other than and except annual aids granted by parliament) whereunto the citizens of London, inhabiting therein, are or shall be liable, or shall have paid in the whole to the said rates and taxes, or some of them, except as aforesaid, thirty shillings a year at least;] and in case any two or more partners carry on a joint...
Page 111 - And whereas divers controversies and disputes have arisen in the said city of London touching the right of election of aldermen and common council-men for the respective wards of the said city; for quieting all such disputes and controversies for the future, it is hereby further enacted by the authority aforesaid. That fro.m and after...
Page 113 - June, 1725, have any right or title to vote at any election of a citizen or citizens to serve in Parliament for the said city, or of any mayor or other officer or officers to be chosen by the liverymen thereof, who have not been upon the livery by the space...
Page 112 - ... 10. Provided always, That such householder, within the space aforesaid, shall have been rated or charged, and contributed or paid his scot, to all and singular the rates and taxes (other than and except annual aids granted by Parliament) whereunto the citizens of London, inhabiting therein, are or shall be liable, or shall have paid in the whole to the said rates and taxes, or some of them, except as aforesaid, thirty shillings a year at least...
Page 113 - ... and who shall not have paid their respective livery fines, or who, having paid the same, shall have received such fines back again, in part or in all, or shall have had any allowance in respect thereof; and no person or persons whatsoever shall have any right to vote at any election of a citizen or citizens to serve in parliament...
Page 113 - ... or who, having paid the same, shall have received such fines back again in part or in all, or shall have had any allowance in respect thereof; and no person or persons whatsoever shall have any right to vote at any election of a citizen or citizens to serve in Parliament, or of any mayor, alderman, or other officer or officers of or for the said city, or any the wards or precincts thereof, who have at any time within the space of two years next before such election or elections, requested to...

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