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An Act to appropriate a certain Sum of Money in aid of the Corporation of the General Hospital, at Montreal. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 20 1826 An Act to advance a sum not exceeding two hundred and fifty pounds to aid the Corporation of the General Hospital at Montreal. The processes by which these funds are to be distributed are described. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money towards the support of certain Hospitals and other Charitable purposes therein-mentioned. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 12 1826 An Act to distribute several sums of money as outlined to support hospitals and charities in the Province, including, towards the support of foundlings in the District of Quebec, to the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital of Quebec and the General Hospital of Quebec, the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital of Montreal and the General Hospital of Montreal, towards the relief of insane persons in the District of Trois-Rivières, and the Religious Ladies Hospitalieres of the Hold Dieu of Quebec. The purposes these funds are to be for are described and the conditions of the funding. Early Canadiana Online
An Act for ascertaining the annual increase of the Population of the Province. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 8 1826 Under this Act, the Clerks of the several Civil Courts of King’s Bench or Provincial Courts are required to record the number of baptisms, marriages, and burials within the Province on an annual basis in order to ascertain the annual increase in the population. The processes by which this is to be done are outlined, including the form of statements to be used. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money towards the support of the Emigrant Hospital at Quebec, and for other purposes therein mentioned. (29th March, 1826.) 6 George IV Chapter 7 1826 An Act to grant the Emigrant Hospital at Quebec a sum not exceeding nine hundred and fifty pounds towards its support and maintenance, specifically towards certain purposes as outlined. Further regulations regarding how the hospital is to be run are described. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money towards the support of Hospitals, and for other charitable purposes therein-mentioned. (22d March, 1825.) 5 George IV – Chapter 12 1825 An Act to provide several sums of money to hospitals and charitable organizations in 1825, including the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital near Quebec, the General Hospital near Quebec, Religious Ladies of the General Hospital at Montreal, the Religious Ladies of the Hotel Dieu at Montreal, the Corporation of the General Hospital at Montreal, and several sums to support and repay expenses already dispensed in order to support Indigent Sick and Infirm Persons and Foundlings in the Districts of Quebec, Montreal, and Trois-Rivières. The commissioners responsible for disbursing these funds are made to report on how they have been distributed before the three Branches of the Legislature at the next session. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of Money therein-mentioned for the support of the Emigrant Hospital, in Quebec. (22d March, 1825.) 5 George IV – Chapter 11 1825 An Act to provide a sum not exceeding one thousand eight hundred and twenty-five pounds to the Hospital established for the relief of Indigent Sick Emigrants from the United-Kingdom in Quebec City and an additional sum towards defraying certain arrears due to the Quebec Bank. The Act also continues certain clauses within the 1824 Act “An Act to appropriate a certain sum of Money therein-mentioned, towards the support of the Emigrant Hospital established in Quebec,” until 1826. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money therein-mentioned, towards the support of the Emigrant Hospital, established in Quebec. (9th March, 1824.) 4 George IV – Chapter 32 1824 An Act to provide a sum not exceeding six hundred pounds to the Hospital established for the relief of Indigent Sick Emigrants from the United-Kingdom in Quebec City. Under this Act, the hospital is to be open to Indigent Sick of any denomination labouring under contagious diseases in addition to emigrants. The hospital is to be under the superintendence and direction of six senior Justices of the Peace and six of the eldest Physicians and Surgeons, as described. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain sums of money therein-mentioned for the relief of Insane, Infirm and sick persons, and towards the support of Foundlings and for other purposes. (9th March, 1824.) 4 George IV – Chapter 28 1824 An Act to grant several sums to the Districts of Quebec and Trois-Rivières to defray expenses incurred for the care of Insane, Infirm and sick persons, and towards the support of Foundlings by several groups including the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital, near Quebec, the Religious Ladies of the General Hospital, in Montreal, the Religious Ladies of the Hotel Dieu, at Montreal, and to aid the Corporation of the General Hospital at Montreal. Some of these funds are also to be put towards purchasing supplies, including new sheets and utensils. Additionally, it is made lawful for commissioners to bind out foundlings as apprentices as they deem fit. The manner in which the sums provided in this Act are expended are to be reported to the Legislature. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate certain Sums of Money towards the aid of the Montreal General Hospital, and for the Hotel Dieu of Quebec. (22d. March, 1823.) 3 George IV Chapter 26 1823 An Act to grant a sum not exceeding eight hundred and fifty pounds to to the President or Treasurer, or other proper Officer of the Society of Montreal General Hospital and a sum not exceeding two thousand one hundred and thirty-nine pounds, six shillings and nine pence to the Religious Ladies Hospitalières of the Hotel Dieu of Quebec to complete construction. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain Sum of Money therein mentioned for the relief of Insane, Invalid and Infirm Persons, and towards the support of Foundlings. (22d. March, 1823.) 3 George IV Chapter 25 1823 An Act to defray the expenses incurred by granting sums to religious communities for the support of Foundlings, and towards the relief of Sick and Infirm persons in the districts of Quebec, Montreal, and Trois-Rivières in 1822 and to advance further sums to each district for that purpose. The balances to be paid for each district are outlined. It is also made lawful for Commissioners to bind out foundlings as apprentices. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a sum of Money to facilitate the execution of an Act therein-mentioned, commonly called the Quarantine Act, and for other purposes. (22d. March, 1823.) 3 George IV Chapter 20 1823 An Act to apply a sum of three hundred pounds to carry an Act from 1795, "An Act to oblige ships and vessels coming from places infected with the plague or any pestilential fever or disease to person Quarantine and prevent communication thereof in this Province," into execution. The processes by which ships are to be checked for contagion or pestilential fever are outlined. This Act is to expire in 1824. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to extend the provisions of an Act therein-mentioned, and to grant a certain sum of Money, more effectually to provide for the relief of infirm and insane persons, and for the support of Foundlings. (1st April, 1818.) 58 George III Chapter 13 1818 An Act to apply a sum of two thousand five hundred pounds for the purpose of building and repairing certain wards or apartments in one of the wings of the General Hospital near the city of Quebec and a further sum of two thousand pounds for the same purpose at the General Hospital near the city of Montreal. An additional sum not exceeding five hundred pounds is to be applied for the relief of insane persons, are described in the 1817 Act “An Act to continue for a limited time, an Act passed in the fifty-first year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, ‘An Act for the relief of insane persons, and for the support of Foundlings and others therein-mentioned,’ and also, to grant a further sum of money for the more effectual attainment of the purposes of the said Act.” Early Canadiana Online
An Act to grant to the Religious Ladies Hospitalières, of the Hôtel-Dieu of Quebec, a certain sum of Money for the purposes therein mentioned. (1st April, 1818.) 58 George III Chapter 7 1818 An act to grant of sum of six thousand pounds to the Religious Ladies Hospitalières of the Hôtel-Dieu of Quebec to build new wards for the reception and relief of the sick. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money therein-mentioned for the relief of Insane Persons and for the support of Foundlings. (18th February, 1822.) 2 George IV Chapter 12 1822 An Act to apply sums to religious communities for the support of Foundlings, and towards the relief of Sick and Infirm persons in the districts of Quebec, Montreal, and Trois-Rivières. It is also made lawful for Commissioners to bind out foundlings as apprentices. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to prevent accidents in the landing of Gunpowder from Ships or ether Vessels in the Harbour of Quebec, and to guard against the careless transporting of the same into the Powder Magazines. (24th April, 1819.) 59 George III Chapter 9 1819 An act to penalize ship Masters found to bring ships with more than five pounds of gunpowder on board into the Harbour of Quebec. The act goes on to outline where any how larger shipments of gunpowder can be delivered as well as the fines those who fail to follow those guidelines will be subject to. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to reimburse a certain sum of Money therein-mentioned, to His Majesty’s Government, and to make further provision for the relief of Insane Persons and for the support of Foundlings and others therein-mentioned. (17th March, 1821.) 1 George IV Chapter 18 1821 An Act to reimburse funds in the amount of sum of six thousand seven hundred pounds, two shillings and five pence half penny given in 1819 and 1820 for the relief of Insane Persons and Foundlings in the Districts of Quebec, Montreal and Trois-Rivières. The Act also makes it lawful for the Governor, Lieutenant-Governor or person Administering the Government of the Province to issue an amount not exceeding two thousand and thirty pounds in the District of Quebec, fifteen hundred pounds in the District of Montreal, and five hundred sixty-seven pounds in the District of Trois-Rivières in 1821. Additionally, a sum not exceeding three hundred and thirty-six pounds is granted towards completing repairs to cells for the reception and relief of Insane persons and the General Hospital near Quebec.The expenses are to be recorded and presented at the ensuing Session of the Legislature of the Province. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to encourage the practice of Vaccine Inoculation and to appropriate a certain sum of money for that purpose. (17th March, 1821.) 1 George IV Chapter 7 1821 An Act to apply the sum of fifteen hundred pounds through the province to defray the expenses necessary to fight against the extension of smallpox and to diffuse the practice of vaccine inoculation. The distribution of these funds between the districts of Quebec, Montrèal, Trois-Rivières, and Gaspé is described. The Act outlines how “The Board to provide against the extension of the Small-pox, to promote Vaccine Inoculation” is to be appointed and their responsibilities. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to give further power to the Executive Government, to prevent the introduction or spreading of infectious or contagious Diseases. (22 March, 1817.) 57 George III Chapter 19 1817 An act that empowers the Port Masters or other persons appointed by the government to quarantine ships who have arrived from areas that are known to have outbreaks of contagious diseases in order to prevent outbreaks of those diseases within the province. Penalties for ship masters who fail to abide by this act are outlined. Vessels known to carry infectious diseases are to hoist a yellow flag or ensign to the fore-top mast. This act is set to expire in 1819. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to appropriate a certain sum of money therein mentioned, for the promotion of Vaccine Inoculation. (22 March, 1817.) 57 George III Chapter 15 1817 Under this Act, a sum of two thousand two hundred and fifty pounds are appropriated to defray the expense of vaccine inoculation in the districts of Montreal, Quebec, Trois-Rivières, and Gaspé. The amounts permitted for each district are described, as well as how physicians and surgeons are to appointed for that purpose. Early Canadiana Online
An Act to continue for a limited time an Act passed in the fifty-first year of His Majesty’s Reign, intituled, “An Act for the relief of Insane Persons and for the support of Foundlings and others therein mentioned;” and also to grant a further sum of money for the more effectual attainment of the purposes of the said Act. (8th March, 1817.) 57 George III Chapter 4 1817 An act to continue an act by the same name passed in 1811, continued in 1813, amended in 1814, and continued again in 1815. The original act was to provide support to people of 'deranged Intellect', incapable of earning their subsistence, foundlings, sick and infirm persons, as well as the support of Religious communities that administer relief. This act grants a sum not exceeding three thousand pounds, for the benefit of foundlings or the mentally infirm and dictates who will be responsible to administer this money. This act specifies the maximum funds permitted per district, including fifteen hundred pounds, for the District of Quebec, of one thousand pounds for the District of Montreal and of Five hundred pounds for the District of Trois-Rivières. The 1813 act also made it lawful for Commissioners to bind out foundlings of a proper age as apprentices. The act is to expire in 1819. Early Canadiana Online