Annual Report of the Poor Law Commissioners for England and Wales

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Poor Law Commission Office, 1839 - Poor
 

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Page 11 - And the children of Israel did so and gathered, some more, some less. And when they did mete it with an omer, he that gathered much had nothing over, and he that gathered little had no lack; they gathered every man according to his eating.
Page 122 - Commissioners shall by any order under their seal of office-direct, no rate for the relief of the poor in England and Wales shall be allowed by any justices, or be of any force, which shall not be made upon an estimate of the net annual value of the several hereditaments rated thereunto ; that is to say, of the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenants...
Page 80 - ... the rent at which the same might reasonably be expected to let from year to year, free of all usual tenants' rates and taxes, and tithe commutation rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such rent...
Page 99 - An Act for the more effectual relief of the destitute poor in Ireland...
Page 68 - Officers, to appoint such paid Officers with such Qualifications as the said Commissioners shall think necessary for superintending or assisting in the Administration of the Relief and Employment of the Poor...
Page 134 - HH doth hereby, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant, promise, and agree to and with the said...
Page 135 - And lastly, it is hereby declared and agreed by and between the said parties to these presents, that...
Page 134 - ... find and provide such good, proper and sufficient materials, of all kinds whatsoever, as shall be proper and sufficient...
Page 68 - Parent shall object, or, in the Case of an Orphan, to which the Godfather or Godmother of such Orphan shall so object: Provided also, that it shall and may be lawful for any licensed Minister of the Religious Persuasion of any Inmate of such Workhouse, at all Times in the Day, on the Request of such Inmate, to visit such Workhouse for the Purpose of affording Religious Assistance to such Inmate, and also for the Purpose of instructing his Child or Children in the Principles of their Religion.

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