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M.G., Three of the Commissioners of the Royal Hospital ' for Soldiers at Chelsea in the County of Middlesex, on behalf

of themselves and the other Commissioners of the said Hos

pital, of the other Part, after reciting that by an Act of Par• liament passed in the Session held in the Ninth and Tenth « Years of the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria, being

Chapter Thirty-nine of the Statutes of the same Session, the • Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, Land Re• venues, Works, and Buildings were empowered (amongst • other things) to construct and complete an Embankment

and Roadway along the North Bank of the River Thames . from Battersea Bridge to Vauxhall Bridge, and that by

Section Sixty-two of the said Act the said Commissioners

were authorized to sell and dispose of and absolutely to grant ' and convey any Part or Parts of any of the Hereditaments ' which might be acquired under the Powers of the said Act,

but which should not be required for the Purpose of the same Act (other than the Lands to be acquired or reclaimed

between the Embankment and Roadway on the North Shore • of the River, as therein aforesaid), and which they should not • think proper to let on Building Leases, as therein aforesaid,

subject nevertheless to such Stipulations and Conditions as • they might think fit, and thereupon to convey and assure

the same; and reciting that by virtue of the Provisions of • the Forty-second Chapter of the Statutes passed in the • Session held in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Years of the

Reign of Her said Majesty the Commissioners of Her Ma• jesty's Works and Public Buildings were and are substituted • for the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Woods, Forests, • Land Revenues, Works, and Buildings, for the Purposes of " the first-mentioned Act; and reciting that by the Eighty• seventh Chapter of the Statutes passed in the Session held in • the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Years of the Reign of Her said

Majesty the last-mentioned Commissioners were authorized to

proceed with and complete the said Embankment and Roadway, • subject to certain Alterations in the original Plans and Designs • thereof, and the Time limited by the said first-mentioned Act ' for the Purpose of constructing and completing such Embank' ment and Roadway was extended; and reciting that under ' and by virtue of the Statutes aforesaid or some of them the • Piece or Parcel of Land, containing by Admeasurement Three • Acres and Thirty-seven Perches, or thereabouts, in the said • Agreement now in recital afterwards described, and the Fee

Simple and Inheritance thereof, are vested in the said Com

missioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings; • and reciting that the said Piece or Parcel of Land is not nor

is any Part thereof between the Embankment and Roadway

on the North Shore of the said River, but the same is alto.gether on the North Side of the Embankment Road, as

appears by the Plan thereto annexed; and reciting that the Slip of Land tinted a Violet Colour in the said Plan, containing [No. 11. Price 2d.]

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by Admeasurement Two Roods and Thirty-two Perches, Part • of the said Piece or Parcel of Land containing Three Acres

and Thirty-seven Perches, was acquired or reclaimed by the

Embankment authorized by the therein firstmentioned Statute, ' and before such Embankment was part of the North Shore of the said River; and reciting that by the Nineteenth

Section of the said first-mentioned Statute it was enacted • that all Lands and Hereditaments which should be acquired

or reclaimed within and by the then intended Embankment

between the then present North Shore of the said River and · Line of the said intended Roadway might (subject never • theless as therein mentioned) be planted or otherwise laid out ' in public Walks or Gardens by the Commissioners for exe'cuting the said Act, as they should think fit, but that no · Houses or other Buildings should be erected on any Part ' thereof (except such as might be erected under any such ' Agreement as therein mentioned), and that by the Sixtieth • Section of the same Statute it was also enacted that as

regards all or any Grounds or Hereditaments which should • be purchased and which should not be wanted for the Purposes

of the said Act (but exclusive of any Lands which should

be acquired or reclaimed between the said Embankment and • Roadway and the then present North Shore of the River as

aforesaid) it should be lawful for the said Commissioners and

they were thereby authorized to demise and lease the same as ' therein mentioned ; and reciting that the said Commissioners • of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings were willing ' to sell (if they had Power so to do) to the said Commissioners

of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid, who were desirous of purchasing

the said Piece or Parcel of Land containing Three Acres and • Thirty-seven Perches, therein-after described, and the Inheri• tance thereof in Fee Simple in possession, at or for the Price ror Sum of Sixteen thousand five hundred Pounds, subject to

the Conditions, Stipulations, and Agreements therein-after

contained ; and reciting that in consequence of the aforesaid « Enactments contained in the said Nineteenth and Sixtieth

Sections of the said Statute of the Ninth and Tenth Years • of the Reign of Her said Majesty, Chapter Thirty-nine, it 6 was considered doubtful whether the said Commissioners of • Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings had Power to 6 sell so much of the Premises last aforesaid as consisted of the

said Slip of Land containing Two Roods and Thirty-two · Perches, in the said Plan tinted with a Violet Colour, not

withstanding the said Power to sell given as aforesaid by the

said Sixty-second Section of the same Statute ; and reciting • that the Parties respectively thereto, in consideration of the « Premises, had agreed to enter into the Agreement now in * recital, but provisionally only, in case of the Contract for · Sale by the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and • Public Buildings being confirmed by Act of Parliament, as " therein-after mentioned; it is witnessed that the said Com

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« missioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings did • for themselves and their Successors (but provisionally only, ' as therein-after mentioned,) agree to sell

, and the said Robert * Lowe, Sir Edward Blakeney, and Sir Alexander Woodford, as ' such Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid, on behalf • of themselves and the other Commissioners of the said Hospital,

(in case of the Contract for Sale therein being confirmed by • Act of Parliament,) did agree to purchase of and from the • said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public

Buildings, subject as therein-after mentioned, all, that Piece or Parcel of Land situate, lying, and being in the Parish of Saint George Hanover Square in the said County of Middlesex, containing by Admeasurement Three Acres and Thirty-seven • Perches, be the same more or less, near to and adjoining the • Royal Hospital at Chelsea aforesaid, bounded on the West and

North-west by the Gardens and Grounds belonging to the said Royal Hospital, on the North-east by the new Road forming from Chelsea new Bridge to Lower Sloane Street,

Chelsea, and on the South by the Embankment Road next " the River Thames, which said Piece or Parcel of Land was • more particularly delineated and described in the Plan thereof • drawn in the Margin of the said Agreement, or thereunto

annexed, and was thereon coloured Red and Violet, and the • Inheritance thereof in Fee Simple in possession, with the

Rights, Members, and Appurtenances thereunto belonging,

at or for the Price or Sum of Sixteen thousand five hundred « Pounds, and the said Robert Lowe, Sir Edward Blakeney, and • Sir Alexander Woodford thereby agreed that the said Commis• sioners of Chelsea Hospital, their Successors or Assigns, with " and out of Monies of the said Hospital applicable in that • Behalf, should and would, in case of the said Contract being • confirmed by Parliament, well and truly pay or cause to • be paid unto the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works • and Public Buildings, their Successors or Assigns, on or • before the Second Day of August One thousand eight hundred ' and fifty-eight, the said Sum of Sixteen thousand five hundred « Pounds (the Purchase Money aforesaid), together with In

terest thereon at the Rate of Four Pounds per Centum per « Annum from the Thirty-first Day of December last, on a

proper Conveyance of the said Piece or Parcel of Land and . Premises, and the Inheritance thereof in Fee Simple in ' possession, being executed to the Commissioners of Chelsea ' Hospital, their Successors and Assigns, by the said Commis

sioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings, or their « Successors; and it is by the said Agreement further witnessed, " that for the Considerations therein-before mentioned they the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public • Buildings, for themselves and their Successors, also agreed • with the said Robert Lowe, Sir Edward Blakeney, and Sir Alexander Woodford, as such Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid, that in case of the said Contract for Sale

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• being confirmed by Parliament, and on receiving from them • the said Sum of Sixteen thousand five hundred Pounds,

together with such Interest thereon as aforesaid, on or before • the Second Day of August One thousand eight hundred and • fifty-eight, they the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's • Works and Public Buildings, or their Successors, would convey

or cause to be conveyed to the said Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, their Successors and Assigns, or as the said Com

missioners should direct, the said Piece or Parcel of Land • and Premises therein-before described, with the Appurte'nances; subject nevertheless to a Condition in the said Con

veyance to be contained for making the same void if the said • Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, their Successors or As

signs, should at any Time or Times thereafter erect, build, or set up, or cause or permit or suffer to be erected, built, or set

up, in or upon the said Piece or Parcel of Land or any . Part or Parts thereof, any Messuage or other Buildings • whatsoever, without the Licence, Consent, and Approbation ' in Writing of the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's

Works and Public Buildings, their Successors or Assigns, • being previously had and obtained to the Erection of such * Buildings, and without submitting the Plans and Elevations • for any such Erections or Buildings to the said Commissioners

of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings, their Successors

or Assigns, for their Approval thereof, previously to any such · Erections and Buildings being commenced, and also subject

to a Covenant to be inserted in such Conveyance on the Part

of the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, their Successors or • Assigns, that they the said Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, • their Successors or Assigns, should and would, at their own • Expense, inclose and keep the Piece or Parcel of Land

inclosed with an open Iron Railing of such Pattern, Height, " and other Particulars and Dimensions as should be from

Time to Time approved by the said Commissioners of Her

Majesty's Works and Public Buildings, their Successors or • Assigns : And whereas the Sale by the said Commissioners

of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings of the said • Piece or Parcel of Land described in the said recited Agree• ment to the said Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid, • at or for the Price or Consideration and upon the Terms

respectively therein expressed, hath been approved of and • authorized by the Lords of Her Majesty's Treasury, and it is • desirable that the same should be carried into effect, in

pursuance of the said Agreement; but in consequence of " the Doubt recited or mentioned in the said Agreement o whether the Power of Sale contained in the said Statute,

Chapter Thirty-nine of the Statutes passed in the Session of " the Ninth and Tenth Years of the Reign of Her said Majesty, o extends to such Part of the said Piece or Parcel of Land as • is distinguished by a Violet Colour in the said Plan to the o said Agreement, it is necessary, for the Safety of the said

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• Purchasers under the said Agreement, that the said Sale • should be confirmed by Parliament:' May it therefore please Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

I. The said Sale by the Commissioners of Her Majesty's Agreement Works and Public Buildings in and by the herein-before recited confirmed. Agreement of the said Piece or Parcel of Land thereby described, and the Inheritance in Fee Simple_thereof, at or for the Price or Consideration and upon the Terms respectively expressed in the said' Agreement, shall be valid and effectual, and the same is hereby confirmed, in all respects as if the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings were by the said recited Act of the Ninth and Tenth Victoria, Chapter Thirty-nine, authorized to sell the same, and the said Commissioners of Her Majesty's Works and Public Buildings are hereby authorized and directed, upon or after Payment by the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid of the said Price or Consideration of Sixteen thousand five hundred Pounds mentioned in the said Agreement, and in pursuance of the Provisions of the said Agreement, to convey the said Piece or Parcel of Land, and the Inheritance thereof in Fee Simple in possession, unto and to the Use of the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital aforesaid, their Successors and Assigns, or as the Commissioners for the Time being of the same Hospital shall direct, subject to such Condition and Covenant respectively as are expressed in the said Agreement.

II. It shall be sufficient for all Purposes to cite this Act Short Title. as “ The Chelsea Hospital Purchase Act, 1858."

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CAP. XXII.
An Act to abolish Franchise Prisons.

[14th June 1858.] WHEREAS it is expedient that the several Prisons men

tioned in the Schedule to this Act, which are now used for the Confinement of Debtors, should be abolished: Be it therefore enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Authority of the same, as follows:

I. From and after the First Day of August One thousand After Aug. 1, eight hundred and fifty-eight, no Person shall be confined in 1858, no Perany Prison or Gaol mentioned in the Schedule to this Act; fined in the and all Persons who, if this Act had not been passed, might Prisons named have been confined in any such Prison or Gaol, shall be con

in Schedule to fined in the Common Gaol of the County or Riding in which such Persons respectively may be arrested.

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this Act.

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