History of the Cromwellian survey of Ireland, A.D. 1655-6: commonly called "The down survey"

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For the Irish archaelogical society, 1851 - Ireland - 426 pages
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Page 363 - Act, ordinance, or order of Parliament, or any committee of Parliament thereunto authorized, for payment to be made unto them ; they and every of the said person or persons, their executors, administrators, or assigns, to whom all or any such debts as aforesaid do belong, making oath before the committee at Grocers' Hall in this Act mentioned (who are hereby authorized to administer the same, and thereupon to give a certificate thereof under the hands and seals of any five or more of them), or before...
Page 383 - ... the premisses, and every of them, with their and every of their appurtenances. And you are to view and survey the same, or cause the same to be viewed and surveyed, so as the premisses and every of them may (either by your own view, or by the view and testimony of good and lawfull persons, upon oath) bee certainly, distinctly, and entirely known from other lands, by their respective qualities, quantities, or number of acres by estimation (according to one and twenty foot to the perch, and one...
Page 383 - ... baronies, mannors, castles, messuages, and other the lands, tenements, and hereditaments whatsoever mentioned in your commission, lying within the said county of Westmeath. And by your oathes of good and lawfull men, and by all other lawfull wayes and meanes, you are to inquire and find out the premisses, and every of them, with their and every of their appurtenances. And you are to view and survey the same, or cause the same to be viewed and surveyed, so as the premisses and every of them may...
Page 361 - ... shall accordingly give unto each of the said adventurers a certificate, what number of acres (according to English measure) is due to him, either by force of the said Act, or in lieu and satisfaction of his proportion of acres, Irish measure, according to the said former Acts and ordinances ; which certificate, under the hands and seals of any five or more of the aforesaid committee, shall be a sufficient warrant for every adventurer receiving the same to make his claim in Ireland. And the said...
Page 338 - Sir Thomas Larcom wrote in 1851, f to imagine a work more full of perplexity and uncertainty than to locate 32,000 officers, soldiers, and followers, with adventurers, settlers, and creditors of every kind and class, having different and uncertain claims, on lands of different and uncertain value in detached parcels sprinkled over two-thirds of the surface of Ireland ; nor, as Dr.
Page 373 - ... you shall give the same in charge unto them. You are, by the like waies and meanes, to inquire of and find out the true yearly value of the premisses, and of every of them, as the same were lett for, or worth to be lett, in the year 1640, or at any time before; and also what part of the premisses are chargeable with any pious and charitable use or uses ; and also to inquire of and survey, or cause to bee surveyed, the buildings, houses, edifices, timber, woods, open quarries, or mines, upon the...
Page 210 - If wee have undersell our land, then a Protestant claimes it, and soe wee become free to have other lands whereuppon to make a wiser bargaine. If wee would have a good large quota or proportion of our debt satisfyed in Leinster and Ulster, then Kerrey, being the refuse county of Munster, is all good land. If the Munster lott would be rid of Kerrey, they cry up the neating and withdrawing of dubiouse lands for a divine invention; to others, an abominable project. If the Commissioners are sparing to...
Page 159 - Pr°~ surveyed two millions and eight thousand acres of forfeited profitable land, part of which he hath subdivided to the late disbanded souldiers, besides the church lands and crowne lands, which, according to the rates in his contract, when the army shall bee put into possession of the whole, amounts unto about the summe of seaventeene thousand nine hundred pounds, of which he hath received, by your Lordshipps warrants, seaven thousand five hundred pounds, and from the army two thousand one hundred...
Page 185 - ... in Ireland, and of the Arreares due to the Souldiery there, and of other Publicke Debts, and for the Encouragement of Protestants to plant and inhabit Ireland, that the then comittee of Parliament, which power is since devolved uppon the Councill, or such as they shall appoint, are fully impowered and authorized to distribute and sett forth unto the said officers and souldiers, answerable to their respective arreares, their severall proportions of lands, by lott or mutuall agreements, amongst...
Page 358 - ... inhabitants, owners, occupiers, and tenants of land in Ireland, shall from and after the four and twentieth day of June, which shall be in the year one thousand six hundred fifty and four, for and during the space of five years then next coming, pay or be charged to pay for and in consideration of the said lands and stock thereon towards any publique charge, no more than...

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