Middlesex Sessions:
General Orders of the Court

19th May 1743 - 22nd February 1753

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for the Relief of the Poor of Such Parish or Places to pay Such
Money So rated and assessed thereupon in the Said Rate unto
Such High Constable within the Space of thirty Days after
Demand So made thereof in Writing to be given to the Said
Churchwardens Chappel Wardens or Overseers of the Poor or any
of them And every High Constable in the Said County is hereby
required at or before the next General Quarter Sessions of the
Peace for this County after he Shall have received Such Sum or
Sums of Money to pay the Same into the hands of John Higgs< no role > Gent .
residing in Southton Buildings in the Said County of Middx who
is Treasurer of this County he having formerly given Security
by Bond to be accountable for the Several Sums of Money which
Shall be paid to him in pursuance of the Said Act of Parliament and
for his payment of Such Money as Shall be ordered to be paid by the
Justices of the Peace for this County in their General or Quarter
Sessions. And in Case the Churchwardens Chappel Wardens &
Overseers of any Town Parish of Place above mentioned or any
of them Shall neglect or refuse to pay the Sum of Money assessed
thereupon in the Said Rate within Thirty Days of after Demand
made as aforesaid to the High Constable of the Hundred Division
or District, in which Such Town Parish of Place So assessed doth
lye, is by the Said Act of Parliament impowered and he is
hereby required to levy the Same by Distress and Sale of the
Goods and Chattels of Such Churchwardens Chappelwardens or
Overseers of the Poor or any of them So refusing or neglecting
to pay the Same as aforesaid by Warrant under the Hands and
Seals of two or more Justices of the Peace of the Said County
residing in or near Such Parish or Place rendring Overplus,
if any there be, after deducting the Money assessed & the Charges of
the Distress & Sale to the Owner or Owners thereof And the
High Constables Churchwardens Chappelwardens & Overseers of
the Poor in the Said County are not to fail of performing the Matters
and things above mentioned enjoyned them by this Order in
pursuance of the Said Act of Parliament under the Penalties
mentioned in the Said Act.

By the Court

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