Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law Volume . 41

Report of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law Volume . 41

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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. 1872 edition. Excerpt: ...were specified in this order.(a) The return then stated that the defendants, "in the exercise of" their "judgment and discretion as guardians of the poor of the Braintree Union," did " not deem it necessary to appoint a chaplain to the said union," for which, their determination and opinion, they assigned their reasons. The argument and judgment of the court not having turned upon these, it is unnecessary to set them out.(b T 'Tlie question of the validity of this return was now argued on a P132 Sir J. Campbell, Attorney-General, against the retum. As to the first objection raised by the retum; stat. 4 & 5 W. 4, c. '76, s. 16, enacts that 'no " eneral rule" of the commissioners shall take effect till it shall have been liaid before a secretary of state; but a general rule is, according to sect. (ct) Namely. " 1. To read prayers and preach a sermon to the paupers every Sunday. 2. To administer the sacrament to such of the paupers as may be desirous of receiving the sacrament, once every three months. 3. To examine and catechise the children at least once every month; and after each of such examinations to record the same, and. state the general progress and condition of the children, and the moral and religious 'state of the inmates generally, in a book to be kept for that purpose, to be laid before the board of guardians at their next meeting; in which book also the chaplain shall insert the date of each of his attendances at the worlrhouse. 4. To visit the sick paupers in the workhouse when especially applied to for that purpose by the master or matron; and generally to watch over the moral and religious conduct of all the individuals of the establishment...".
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236912930