City of London Lottery Act 1806

Publication Date:January 01, 1806
City of London Lottery Act 1806

(46 Geo. 3) c. xcvii

An Act to enable the several Persons therein named to dispose of several Houses in Pickett Street Temple Bar in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes in the County of Middlesex, and in Skinner Street Snow Hill, and on Snow Hill and in Fleet Market, in the Parish of Saint Sepulchre in the City of London, by Lottery.

[3d July 1806]

ANNO QUADRAGESIMO SEXTO GEORGII III. REGIS. ****#******^**^*****^^****^****^*********#********#* Cap. 97* An Act to enable the several Persons therein named to dispose of several Houses in Pickett StreetTemple Bar in the Parish of Saint Clement Danes in the County of Middlesexy and in Skinner Street Snow Hill, and on Snow Hill and in Fleet Market, in the Parish ofSaint Sepulchre in the City of London, by Lottery. [3d July 1806,] W HEREAS by virtue of several Acts, one made ia the Thirty. fifth Year of the Jjteign f His present Majesty, intituled An 35G.3*c*I26. Act for widening and improving the Entrance into the City of London near Temple Bar, for making a more commodious Street or Passage at Snow Hill, and for raising on the Credit of the Orphans Fund a Sum of Money for those Purposes ; and another made in the Thirty-eighth Year of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled An Act to explain, amend9 38G.3, c.61. and enlarge the Powers of an Act, passed in the Thirty fifth Tear of the Reign of His present Majesty, intituled c An Act for widening and improving the ' Entrance into the City ^London near Temple Bar, for making a more * commodious Street or Passage at Snow Hill, and for raising on the Credit 4 of the Orphans Fund a Sum of Money for those Purposes ;* and another made in the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Years of the Reiga of His present [Loc. & Per.] az I Majesty, \W 46 GEORGII HI. Cap.$7. 39&40G.3. Majeity, intituled An Act for* raisinga further Sum qf Mwey fwcarrying c- 42- infp Mxecution T [mjeferal Acts^ f^i in the Thirty0th and Tfiirty-eighib 7j$rs ^^i^WV' ^ P^eni $w*ty* for &kkwt%fnd improving the Imtrance "fl^llR #&& Temple Bar^j r mk^ a more roww$^ raisi^onthk^r^t of /|f?^ those Pwpmtt $k4 for explaining an^^^^^t^'piU A0j'fviA pit&h&t made in the-#oi^^i^^/Year 42G.3.c.73. of "'^B&igV* df ffi$ orient MrfetW* imituled An^hf$r rmsing a fur- /A^r Sum^^^y jw ttittfhtg into mtecution Three sevsmlActs, passed jn the Thitty^J^^i^eighth^ and in the Thirty-ninth and Fortieth Tears of tke Fteigpjqw widening and improving the Entrance into the $jty;.?fLondon near Temple Bar, and for making a ?ipr,e commo-dtws Stmipr passage at Snow Hill, and for raising on the Credit of the Orphdnf^^^^^^^um of * Maney:fpr time Purposes, arid fgr explaini?:^ atr^n^i^ q^%i^rgffig the PoiM&cftht said Acts ; and another made in the K^t|.|^rt^Year of th^ Reign of His present Majesty, intituled 44 G. 3. c.27. An ^tjvrr^ing an additional Sum of Money for carrying into J^pcecution s^rmpi^sj^ widening the l&Mrame intoiheUy yH^dm ff^|t*qmf% EMj^^ comMohtiiM S$reet m Slfi^.-ipl$ an$fqt r$singjk *l^^%^ ^ #^ Dr? ^rw^ Ftind^tttm Sums of Money for those Purposes, ajtu} akofor enlarging the Power* of the said Acts ; the Mayor, Aldernfen, anil Commons of the City of London, in Common Council assembled, have purchased certain Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments t^ei^k^pefti^ied m w&mmimit *6m.-&mm^^i9^mm ^ ^' ^d Acts; And whereas the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Comi%is, m Common Council assembled, have granted and agreed to grant pertain Lands andScites of Houses purchased by them in pursuance of the sai3 recited Acts, on Leases for Terms of TS^r^ fe^r tthe Purpose of ef6ct^g BuiM-ings thereon, the Particulars whereof" ave mentioned and set forth in the First Schedule to this Act .annexed ; Aad .whereas ?tb$; s#r$$I lessons to Wfcoih ^uck Lands and Scites of Houses have been demis^(|^4 Mr%$ co feap d&wsed by the saSH Majter, Aldermen, and Commo^"i^^Cc^tion jDounpil assembled, or the "Persons *tlairai|ig iRljder ^mtW^ dieted ttiafty great and expensive Buildings thereon: An4 ^^^ fml i?itfs(kis irave emplbyed -great'Numbers of Workmen and Artists in ^iectiiig the said Buildings, Ktid have,esepended gpeat Sums of Money, and several of them have contrasted lame Debts in bringing the said Mdmgs to the Degree of Perfection in which they now .are, *m41we borro^Tfel co&siSerable Sums of Money on the Security .of the said Buildings ; all which Securities are particularly mentioned in the Second Schedule to this Act annexed; -and it will yet inquire considerable Sums of Money to finish and complete the same: And whereas, by reason of fhe l^^^tude^fvthe said Bufldirjgs, and ihe heavy Ground Rents payable fp$ the sampr^uch .Buddings cannot be let *to advantage, wr can they be closed#f hy \th6 \cdmtaotkMode bfSak; and unless the several Leaseholders, ^dse, Names are contained m the Third Schedule to this Actannexed,^e:-uiifler&ei'Sa^tioa.^i£:Parliaaietity enabled to dispose qf the Property tiWhiprized in tohe ^ufth^Fifth, and SixthISchedilfe to this Act annexed, to fchefaestA^antage, vthe Improvements intended to be ma^e iear JTmph Bar ewd &t\8m w Bilk whith are of coriiiderable Jlfjpart^npe to the Metropolis,.siaiinot be : completed, andthe ponies ^rpwe^^pdiavthe G^dit ^f \^e rsaid JBwiWings, and otfter y&e Dpbts ciskicted tr^ the \sM Leaseh^Jd^by j calhftdt ^bedisth^rged : Arid Whereas 1 tlie 46GEORGII III. Cap.m. 1D67 the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, in Common Council assembled, are, by the aforesaid Acts, or sotfie or one of them, authorized to sell or dispose of the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the said Buildings and Ground, subject to the aforesaid Leases, to such Person or Persons as shall be willing to purchase the same; and it being found that the said Buildings could not, for the Reasons herein-before mentioned, be let or sold to Advantage by the several Persons to whom they were respectively demised, or in whom the same respectively are now vested, the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, in Common Council assembled, agreed to concur in the Sale of the Fee Simple and Inheritance of the same, and of such Part of the said Ground as is still uncovered, discharged of the Leases and Agreements for Leases to which the Persons whose Names are contained in the Third Schedule to this Act annexed are now entitled : And in order to facilitate the Application to Parliament for this present Act, the -Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens of the City of London have duly conveyed or limited the Fee Simple and Inheritance of and in the said Buildings and uncovered Ground, with their Rights, Members, and Ap* pyirtenances, discharged of Land Tax, but subject to the Leases and Agreements for Leases therein mentioned (being the same Leases and Agreements for Leases as are specified in the First Schedule to this Act jannexed), unto or to the Use of the Right Honourable James Shaw, Lord Mayor of the City of London, Sir John William Anderson Baronet, and Harvey Christian Combe Esquire, Aldermen of the said City of London, John Silvester Esquire, Recorder of the said City, and Newman Knowtys Esquire, Common Serjeant of the said City, their Heirs and Assigns, upon the Trust nevertheless and for the Intents and Purposes therein declared of the same, and hereinafter mentioned, (that is to say), In the meantime and until this present Act should have been passed into a Law, or in case the same should not pass into a Law during the present Session of Parliament, then and in either of these Cases in Trust for the said Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens, their Successors and Assigns j and in case this Act should be passed into a Law during the present Session of Parliament, then from and after the passing of the same, upon Trust for the Purposes thereof; and in case the said Act should be parsed into a Law during the present Session of Parliament, but all the said Messuages and other Hereditaments should not be sold by way of Lottery or Chance as aforesaid, then as to all such and so many pf the same as should not be sold, in Trust for the said Mayor and Commonalty and Citizens, their Successors and Assigns, and that the same should be re-conveyed unto them accordingly : And it was by the said Indenture now in recital declared, that it should and might be lawful to and for the said James Shawy Sir John William Anderson* Hamey Christian Combe, John Silvester, and Newman Knowlys, and the Survivors and Survivor of them, and other the Trustees or Trustee to be appointed in the Place or Stead of them or any of them, under or by virtue of any Power or Authority to be for that Purpose contained in this present Act, to join and concur in all Acts necessary and expedient to be made, done, and executed, in order to obtain this present Act, and to carry the Powers and Authorities hereby to be granted into Execution, in the same Manner, to all Intents and Purposes, as the said Mayor, Aldermen, and Commons, in Common Council assembled, might or could do if the said Indenture now in recital had not been executed: Now in order that the aforesaid Buildings and Improvements may be completed according to the original Plan, and that the tWS 46GEORGII III. CupM. t\m0i$ Buildings may be disposed of to the-best Advantage so that the M& Persons whose Namss are contained in the Third Schedule aftaexed to this Act may not be materially injured by their Endeavour* to execute the Improvements sanctioned by the Legislature, and thai ^hc Monies charged by them on the said Buildings, and other the Debts imirred by them, may be speedily paid : May it please Your Majesty that it may be enacted; and be it enacted by the King's most Excellent Majesey^fey and with the Advice and Consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the Autho- Powers to rity of the same, That it shall and may be lawful to and for* the said dispose of James Shaw* Sir John William Anderson Harvey Christian Gombe, John the Buildings $tfvester, and Newman Knowlys, and the Survivors and...

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