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Duchy of Lancaster Act 1817

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XVICertificates to be in the following Form.

And be it further enacted, That the Certificates to be granted by the said Commissioners, upon the Sale of any such Rent or Rents of the said William Henry White as aforesaid, (hail be in the Words and Figures following, or as near thereto as Circumstances will admit ; (that is to say),

'By the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues. ' These are to certify, That A.B. and C.D. Two of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, have contracted and agreed with E.F. of _____________ for the Sale to him [her, or them, as the Case may be] of all that Rent [or those Rents] of _____________ issuing and payable out of [briefly describing the Lands or Hereditaments chargeable] at or for the Price or Sum of _____________ of lawful Money of Great Britain, to be paid, by the said E. F. into the Bank of England, and carried to the Account of the Public Monies of the Commissioners of His Majesty's Woods, Forests, and Land Revenues, being " The Woods and Forests Fund ;" and from and immediately after the Payment of the said Sum in Manner, aforesaid, and thenceforth for ever, the said E. F. [and his, her, or their Heirs, Successors, or Affigns, as the Cafe shall be] shall be adjudged, deemed, and taken to be in the actual Seisin and Possession of the said Rent [or Rents] so by him [her, or them] Purchased by force and virtue ' of an Act. of Parliament passed in the Fifty-seventh Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third, intituled An A61 [inserting the Title of this Ad]. ' Given under the Hands of the said A. B. and C. D. the _____________ Day of _____________.' Which said Certificates shall be respectively witnessed and attested, as to the signing thereof by the said Commissioners, by One of the Principal Clerks or other Officers in their Office: And that the Receipts to be given or subscribed by the Cashier of the Bank, at the Foot or on the Back of such Certificates respectively as aforesaid, shall be in the Words and Form following, or as near thereto as may be; (that is to say),

' RECEIVED the _____________ Day of _____________ One thousand eight hundred and _____________ of and from E. F. the Sum of _____________ of lawful Money of Great Britain, being ' the Consideration Money expressed in the above [or within] written Certificate. ' Witness my Hand, __________________________ ' For the Governor and Company of the Bank of England,

_____________ (Signed) _____________ Cashier.' Which said Certificates and Receipts shall effectually discharge the said Purchasers or other Persons, to whom the same shall be so given and granted, of and from the Purchase and Consideration Money therein respectively expressed ; and such Purchasers or other Persons shall never afterwards be liable to or be called upon, fued, troubled, molested, or questioned, for or in respect of such Purchase or Consideration Money, or any Part thereof.

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