Report and Appendix Volume 3

Report and Appendix Volume 3

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...discreet person to be clerk to the said master, wardens, and commonalty, and a proviso is added that no person shall be elected master, wardens, assistants, or clerk of the said company, who doth not hold communion with the Church of England by law established, and who shall not within six months have received the Sacrament aocordingly, and that they shall respectively take the oaths prescribed. The present constitution of the company is in conformity with the charter, except only that the number of assistants does not always amount to 18, and that the requirements respecting communion with the Church of England are not enforced. 2. The only qualification for membership is that the candidate must be a liveryman of the company. State the effect of such byelaws. The times for election of master and wardens is on St. Matthew's day; assistants may be elected by the court at any of their meetings. The qualification for voters is that they must be assistants. 3. The functions of the governing body of the company consist of the election, when necessary, of the various oflicers and servants of the company; to admit to the freedom and livery of the company any fresh member; to discuss, and if decided upon, order the change of any investment of the company, or any fresh investments, &c.; to receive and approve the accounts of the renter warden; to elect and pay pensioners in conformity with the charitable bequests of the company. The master presides over all meetings of the court, with the assistance of the wardens, and the finances of the company are managed entirely by the renter warden. The fee payable on becoming an assistant is 101. 10s., and on becoming renter warden of the company is 91. 18s.-HI. They receive no salaries. 4. This...show more

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  • Paperback | 544 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 962g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236777298
  • 9781236777294