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Chapter XVIII. An Act to repeal Part of, and to alter and amend the Laws now in force for granting Pensions to Persons disabled in the Service, and the Widows and Children of Persons who may have been killed in the Service, and to extend the Provisions of the same (to continue four years, &c.).

CHAPTER XIX. An Act to authorize and provide for the building a Gaol and Court-House in the Town of York.

CHAPTER XX. An Act to erect and form a new District out of certain Parts of the Home and Niagara Districts, to be called the District of Gore.

CHAPTER XXI. An Act granting Relief to several Inspectors (4251. 45. 6d. granted for team-work, apprehension of deserters, &c.).

CHAPTER XXII. An Act to revive and continue an Act passed in the 52d Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ An Act to continue and amend an Act passed in the 48th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to continue an Act passed in the 45th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to afford Relief to those Persons who may be entitled to claim Lands in this Province, as Heirs or Devisees of the Nominees of the Crown, in Cases where no Patent hath issued for such Lands, and further to extend the Benefit of the said Act, and to continue Part of the same(to continue four years, &c.).

CHAPTER XXIII.

An Act to increase the Salaries of certain Officers of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly (4701. granted annually: to continue four years).

CHAPTER XXIV. An Act granting to His Majesty a Sum of Money to remunerate certain Commissioners of Highways in this Province, for certain Sums advanced by them towards the Repair of sundry Highways within the same (5131. 12s. 6d. granted).

CHAPTER XXV. An Act to appropriate a Sum of Money for providing a Library for the Use of the Legislative Council and House of Assembly (8001. appropriated for the purchase of books).

CHAPTER XXVI.

An Act to continue an Acl passed in the 53d Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, “ An Act to facilitate the Circulation, within this Province, of Army Bills, issued by Authority of the Province of Lower Canada," and also to continue a certain other Act passed in the 54th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to facilitate the Circulation, within this Province, of any Bills issued by authority of the Province of Lower Canada.

CHAPTER XXVII.

An Act for granting to His Majesty a Sum of Money towards defruying the Expenses of the Civil Administration of the Government of this Province.

Most GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN,

We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Commons House of Assembly, of Upper Canada, in provincial parliament assembled, being desirous of manifesting to your Majesty our gratitude for the powerful means which your Majesty sent for our defence, during the late war with the United States of America, by contributing from our humble and very limited revenue towards the support of the administration of the civil government of this province,--beseech your Majesty, that it may be enacted, and be it therefore enacted, by the King's most excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council and Assembly, &c. &c. (£2500. granted annually).

Chapter XXVIII. An Act to increase the Salary of the Speaker of the House of Assembly, and to remunerate the present Speaker for past Services (8001. granted, as four years' additional salary, and in future 2001. to be paid annually, in addition to the former annual payment of 2001.). VOL. II.

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CHAPTER XXIX. An Act for making temporary Provision for the Regulation of Trade between this Province and the Unitrd States of America, by Land or Inland Navigation (Governor to make regulations as to duties; but not to prohibit the admission of wheat, flour, peas, beans, oats, barley, corn, and all other articles of provision, and travellers' baggage: to continue until the end of next session).

CHAPTER XXX. An Act to continue, for a limited Time, the provisional Agreement entered into between this Province and Lower Canadu, at Montreal, 5th July, 1804, relative to Duties ; also for continuing, for a limited Time, the several Acts of the Parliament of this Province, relative thereto (to continue one year beyond the time limited, and from thence till the end of next session).

CHAPTER XXXI. An Act to appropriate a Sum of Money for the Remuneration of Elizabeth Wright (1551. 7s. 3d. granted for militia clothing, made up by her husband, a tailor).

CHAPTER XXXII. An Act to amend an Act passed in the 48th Year of His Majesty's Reign, entituled, An Act to explain, amend, and reduce to one Act of Parliament, the several Laws now in being for the Raising and Training the Militia of this Province.

CHAPTER XXXIII. An Act granting to His Majesty a Sum of Money, to be applied for the encouragement of the Cultivation of Hemp (1000l. appropriated. The Governor to appoint Inspectors; and every person raising five quintals of hemp for ropes, to have 20s. per quintal, bounty).

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CHAPTER XXXIV. An Act to regulate the Police within the Town of Kingston. CHAPTER XXXV.

XXV. An Act for granting to His Majesty Duties on Licences to Hawkers, Pedlars, and Petty Chapmen, and other trading Persons therein mentioned (to continue two years. Licence to a person travelling on foot, 101.--for every horse, ass, mule, or other beast bearing or drawing burden, 101.-yearly: for every other beast he shall so travel with, the further sum of 51.: for every decked vessel, 501.: for every boat, &c. 401.: and every person not being a natural born subject of his Majesty, or a subject of his Majesty, naturalized by Act of the British Parliament, or a subject of his Majesty, become such by the conquest and cession of the province of Quebec, and not having become a householder, by permanent residence in any town or township within this province, for and during the space of twelve months, shall, for every such licence as aforesaid, pay the sum of 501.

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