Minutes of Evidence; Taken in Support of the Allegations of the Several Petitions Against the Bill, Intituled an ACT to Provide for the Regulation of

Minutes of Evidence; Taken in Support of the Allegations of the Several Petitions Against the Bill, Intituled an ACT to Provide for the Regulation of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ...this is the Corporation Seal afiixed to it. What is the Population of Alnwick? Between 6,000 and 7,000, but that includes the Township of Alnwick. Have there been any Disputes at Alnwick between the Freemen and the Corporation that have led to Law Suits? There have been. How long ago? _ There were Disputes some Years ago, but the modern Disputes commenced, I think, about the Year 1818. Was there a Suit in Chancery? There was, instituted by the Freemen. (i41.5.) 5 E with George Dunne. George Dunne. T. Williamson_ With what Object?-_-For the Purpose of calling on the Four and Twenty for an Account of the Property of the Borough and their Distribution of the Funds. The Accounts were not made public previously to that? I apprehend not. What has been the Result of that Proceeding in Chancery; have the Accounts since that been published? I believe the Accounts are now published to some Extent; they do give Information to the Freemen now which they used not to have before. There is no regular Account given to the Freemen of the Expenditure, with this Exception? I believe there is annually now. Does that give a complete Account of the Expenditure, or not? I cannot exactly answer that Question, because I see, upon the Face of this Report, the Freemen say they are dissatisfied. Is there any Dissatisfaction in Alnwick on that particular Subject? I understand there are Parties in the Town dissatisfied, but I cannot speak from my own Knowledge. Supposing the Accounts were by Act of Parliament ordered to be made public, would that remove all the Dissatisfaction which appears to you to exist in Alnwick with respect to that Corporation? It might remove the Dissatisfaction as to that Point; I do not know that it would as to other Matters; I apprehend...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924290
  • 9781236924292