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aforesaid, and there to deliver him to the Keeper thereof, together with this Precept; and [I] do hereby command you, the said Keeper of the said (House of Correction], to receive the said A.B. into your Custody in the said [House of Correction), there to imprison him [and keep him to hard Labour] for the Space of

and for so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant.

Given under [my] Hand and Seal, this in the Year of our Lord

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in the [County) aforesaid.

J.S. (L.S.)

(P. 3.)
Warrant of Distress for Costs upon a Conviction where the

Offence is punishable by Imprisonment.
To the Constables of

or any of them, and to all
other Peace Officers in the said [County] of
WHEREAS A.B. of

Labourer, was on past duly convicted before the undersigned (One) of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said [County), for that [stating the Offence as in the Conviction], and it was thereby adjudged that the said A.B. for his said Offence should be imprisoned in the House of Correction) at

in the said [County] (and there kept to hard Labour] for the Space of was also thereby adjudged that the said A.B. should pay to the said C.D. the Sum of

for his Costs in that Behalf; and it was thereby ordered that if the said Sum of

for Costs should not be paid [forthwith] the same should be levied by Distress and Sale of the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B. ; [and it was adjudged that in default of sufficient Distress in that Behalf the said A.B. should be imprisoned in the said [House of Correction] (and there kept to hard Labour] for the Space of to commence at and from the Termination of his Imprisonment aforesaid, unless the said Sum for Costs, and all Costs and Charges of the said Distress, and of the Commitment and conveying of the said A.B. to the said [House of Correction], should be sooner paid] : (*) And whereas the said A.B., being so convicted as aforesaid, and being required to pay the said Sum of for Costs, hath not paid the same or any Part thereof, but therein hath made default: These are therefore to command

you,

in Her Majesty's Name, forthwith to make Distress of the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B., and if within the Space of Days next after the making of such Distress the said last-mentioned Sum, together with the reasonable Charges of taking and keeping the said Distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said Goods and Chattels so by you distrained, and do pay the Money arising from such Sale to

in the said [ County), that he may pay the same as by Law directed, and may render the Surplus (if any), on Demand, to the said A.B., and if no such Distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto [me], to the end that such Proceedings may be had therein as to the Law doth appertain.

Given under [my] Hand and Seal, this in the Year of our Lord

at

in the [County] aforesaid.

J.S. (L.s.)

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(P. 4.) Warrant of Distress for Costs upon on Order where the disobey

ing of the Order is punishable with Imprisonment. To the Constables of

or any of them, and to all other Peace Officers in the said [County] of WHEREAS on

last past Complaint was made before the undersigned, [One] of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said [ County] of

for that [8c., as in the Order], and afterwards, to wit, on the said Parties appeared before [me], as such Justice as aforesaid (or as it may be in the Order], and thereupon having considered the Matter of the said Complaint, [I] adjudged the said A.B. to [&c., as in the Order] ; and that if upon a Copy of the Minute of that Order being served upon the said A.B., either personally or by leaving the same for him at his last or most usual Abode, he should neglect or refuse to obey the same, [I] adjudged that in such Case the said A.B. for such his Disobedience should be imprisoned in the [House of Correction] at

in the said [County] [and there kept to hard Labour] for the Space of

(unless the said Order should be sooner obeyed] ; and [I] thereby also adjudged the said A.B. to pay to the said C.D. the Sum of

for his Costs in that Behalf; and [I] ordered that if the said Sum for Costs should not be paid (forthwith] the same should be levied of the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B.; [and in default of sufficient Distress in that Behalf [I] thereby adjudged that the said A.B. should be imprisoned in the said House of Correction (and there kept to hard Labour] for the Space of

to commence at and from the Termination of his Imprisonment aforesaid, unless the said Sum for Costs, and all Costs and Charges of the said Distress, and of the Commitment and conveying of the said A.B. to the said [House of Correction,] should be sooner paid] : (*) And whereas after the making of the said Order a Copy of the Minute thereof was duly served upon the said A.B., but the said A.B. did not then pay, nor hath he paid, the said Sum of

for Costs or any Part thereof, but therein hath made default : These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's Name, forthwith to make Distress of the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B., and if within the Space of Days next after the making of such Distress the said last-mentioned Sum, together with the reasonable Charges of taking and keeping the said Distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said Goods and Chattels so by you distrained, and do pay the Money arising from such Sale to

in the said [ County], that he may pay the same as by Law directed, and may render the Overplus, if any, on Demand, to the said A.B., and if no such Distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto me, to the end that such Proceedings may be had therein as to the Law doth appertain.

Given under my Hand and Seal, this Day of in the Year of our Lord

at

in the [County] aforesaid.

J.S. (L.s.)

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(P. 5.) Warrant of Commitment for Want of Distress in either of the last

Two Cases.
To the Constables of

or any of them, and to the Keeper of the [House of Correction] at

in the said [County] of WHEREAS [8c., as in the last Two Forms respectively, to the Asterisk (*), and then thus] : And whereas afterwards, on the Day of

in the Year aforesaid, [1] the said J.S. issued a Warrant to the Constables of any of them, commanding him or them to levy the said Sum of

for Costs by Distress and Sale of the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B.: And whereas it appears to [me], as well by the Return of the said Constable to the said Warrant of Distress as otherwise, that the said Constable hath made diligent Search for the Goods and Chattels of the said A.B., but that no sufficient Distress whereon to levy the Sum above mentioned could be found : These are therefore to command you the said Constables of

or any of you, to take the said A.B. and him safely to convey to the House of Correction) at aforesaid, and there deliver him to the Keeper thereof, together with this Precept: And [I] do hereby command you, the said Keeper of the said [House of Correction,] to receive the said A.B. into your Custody in the said [House of Correction], there to imprison him [and keep him to hard Labour] for the Space of

unless the said Sum, and all Costs and Charges of the said Distress, (and of the Commitment and conveying of the said A.B. to the said House of Correction,] amounting to the further Sum of

shall be sooner paid unto you the said Keeper, and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant.

Given under [my] Hand and Seal, this in the Year of our Lord

at

in the [County] aforesaid.

J.S. (L.S.)

(Q. 1.) Warrant of Distress for Costs upon an Order for Dismissal of

an Information or Complaint. To the Constables of

or any of em, and to all other Peace Officers in the said [County) of WHEREAS on last past Information was laid (or Complaint was made] before the undersigned, [One] of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said County, for that [8c., as in the Order of Dismissal] ; and afterwards, to wit, on

both parties appearing before (me) in order that [I] should hear and determine the same, and the several Proofs adduced to [me] in that Behalf being by [me] duly heard and considered, and it manifestly appearing to (me] that the said Information (or Complaint) was not proved [1] therefore dismissed the same, and adjudged that the said C.D. should pay to the said A.B. the Sum of

for his Costs incurred by him in his Defence in that Behalf; and [I] ordered that if the said Sum for Costs should not be paid [forthwith] the same should be levied of the

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Goods and Chattels of the said C.D.; [and [I] adjudged that in default of sufficient Distress in that Behalf the said C.D. should be imprisoned in the House of Correction at

in the said County, and there kept to hard Labour, for the Space of

unless the said Sum for Costs, and all Costs and Charges of the said Distress, and of the Commitment and conveying of the said C.D. to the said House of Correction, should be sooner paid] : (*) And whereas the said C.D., being now required to pay unto the said A.B. the said Sum for Costs, hath not paid the same or any Part thereof, but therein hath made default : These are therefore to command you, in Her Majesty's Name, forthwith to make Distress of the Goods and Chattels of the said C.D. ; and if, within the Space of

Days next after the making of such Distress, the said last-mentioned Sum, together with the reasonable Charges of taking and keeping the said Distress, shall not be paid, that then you do sell the said Goods and Chattels so by you distrained, and do pay the Money arising from such Sale to

in the said (County], that he may pay and apply the same as by Law directed, and may render the Overplus (if any), on Demand, to the said C.D., and if no such Distress can be found, then that you certify the same unto [me], to the end that such Proceedings may be had therein as to the Law doth appertain.

Given under [my] Hand and Seal, this in the Year of our Lord

at

in the [County] aforesaid.

J.S. (L.5.)

(Q. 2.) Warrant of Commitment for Want of Distress in the last Case. To the Constables of

of them, and to the Keeper of the [House of Correction] at

in the said [County] of WHEREAS [&c., as in the last Form to the Asterisk (*), and then thus]: And whereas afterwards, on the

Day of in the Year aforesaid, [7] the said Justice issued a Warrant to the Constables of

or any of them, commanding him or them to levy the said Sum of for Costs by Distress and Sale of the Goods and Chattels of the said C.D. : And whereas it appears to [me] as well by the Return of the said Constable to the said Warrant of Distress as otherwise, that the said Constable hath made diligent Search for the Goods and Chattels of the said C.D., but that no sufficient Dis. tress whereon to levy the Sum above mentioned could be found: These are therefore to command you the said Constables of

or any

of

you, to take the said C.D., and him safely convey to the House of Correction at

aforesaid, and there deliver him to the said Keeper thereof, together with this Precept ; and [I] do hereby command you the said Keeper of the said [House of Correction] to receive the said C.D. into your Cus. tody in the said [House of Correction], there to imprison him [and keep him to hard Labour] for the Space of unless the said Sum, and all Costs and Charges of the said Distress, (and of the Commitment and conveying of the said C.D.

to

or any

to the said House of Correction,] amounting to the further Sum of

shall be sooner paid unto you the said Keeper, and for your so doing this shall be your sufficient Warrant.

Given under (my] Hand and Seal, this Day of in the Year of our Lord

at

in the [County] aforesaid.

J.S. (L.s.)

(R.) Certificate of Clerk of the Peace that the Costs of an Appeal are

not paid
Office of the Clerk of the Peace for the [County] of

( Title of the Appeal.) I HEREBY certify, that at a Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace holden at

in and for the said [County] on

last past, an Appeal by A.B. against a Conviction (or Order] of J.S., Esquire, [One] of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the said [County], came on to be tried, and was then heard and determined, and the said Court of General Quarter Sessions thereupon ordered that the said Conviction (or Order] should be confirmed (or quashed], and that the said [Appellant] should pay to the said [Respondent) the Sum of

for his Costs incurred by him in the said Appeal, and which Sum was thereby ordered to be paid to the Clerk of the Peace of the said [County] on or before the

Day of

instant, to be by him handed over to the said [Respondent] ; and I further certify, that the said Sum for Costs has not, nor has any Part thereof, been paid in obedience to the said Order. Dated Day of

1849.

G.H. [Deputy] Clerk of the Peace.

(S. 1.) Warrant of Distress for Costs of an Appeal against a Conviction

or Order. To the Constables of

or any of them, and to all other Peace Officers in the said [County] of WHEREAS [8c., as in the Warrants of Distress, N. 1, 2, ante, to the End of the Statement of the nviction or Order, and then thus] : And whereas the said A.B. appealed to the Court of General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the said County against the said Conviction (or Order], in which Appeal the said A.B. was the Appellant, and the said C.D. [or J.S., Esquire, the Justice of the Peace who made the said Conviction, or Order] was the Respondent, and which said Appeal came on to be tried, and was heard and determined, at the last General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the said [County) holden at and the said Court of General Quarter Sessions thereupon ordered that the said Conviction (or Order) should be confirmed [or quashed], and that the said [Appellant] should pay to the said [Respondent] the Sum of

for his Costs incurred by him in the said Appeal, which said Sum was to be paid to the Clerk of the Peace of the said [County] on or before the

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