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4 Recital of clauses in the Style Act, 24 Geo. 2. c. 23. The annual admission and swearing of the mayor of London to be on 8 Nov. E+W+S

And whereas, within the city of London, the usual and accustomed time of the annual meeting and assembly of the citizens of the said city, for the admission and swearing of the mayor of the same city, in the guild-hall there, hath been on the feast day of Saint Simon and Jude, being the twenty eighth day of October, in every year; . . . F1: And whereas by X1the said in part recited Act it was enacted, that all meetings and assemblies of any bodies politick or corporate, either for the election of any officers or members thereof, or for any such officers entering upon the execution of their respective offices, or for any other purpose whatsoever, which by any law, statute, charter, custom, or usage within this kingdom were to be holden and kept on any fixed or certain day of any month, should, from and after the second day of September one thousand seven hundred and fifty two now next ensuing, be holden and kept upon or according to the same respective nominal days and times whereon or according to which the same were at the time of making the said Act to be holden: . . . F1; the said annual admission and swearing of the mayor of the said city of London, at the Guildhall there, shall not at any time hereafter be had and performed on the said twenty eighth day of October, but the same, and all annual meetings and assemblies for that purpose, shall, at all times hereafter, be had, done, and holden in the usual and accustomed manner [F2on the Friday next preceding the second Saturday in November in every year being the day next preceding the day] , whereon the said solemnity of presenting and swearing the mayor of the said city in the Court of Exchequer, is appointed for the future to be kept and observed as aforesaid, and not before, any thing in the said first recited Act of Parliament or any law, custom, or usage to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding.

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X1The “said recited Act” means the Calendar (New Style) Act 1750 (c. 23)

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