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same town, in the place of the mayor of the same town so dying or removed from his office, or of the person so nominated and elected to be mayor of the said town, to continue in the same office during the remainder of the same year, and thenceforth until one other of the aldermen of the same town of Coleraine shall be in due manner elected, appointed and sworn for mayor of the same town, according to the ordinance and proviso above declared, and so as often as the case shall so happen during the aforesaid term of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, and that he who shall be so.nominated and elected shall take as well the corporal oath called the oath of allegiance, as his corporal oath before the aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same town of Coleraine who shall be then present, in case when such mayor shall die, and before the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same town who shall be then present, in case when such person so nominated or elected to be mayor of the said town shall die before approbation or rejection, or before oath made and taken, well and faithfully in and by all things to execute that office, and after such oath so taken shall have and exercise that office during the remainder of the same year, and thenceforth until one other in form aforesaid, shall be elected appointed and sworn into the office of mayor of the said town of Coleraine.

Also we will, and it is our intention, and by these presents for Election of us our heirs and successors, we do grant to the aforesaid mayor, mayor after aldermen and burgesses of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and the expiratheir successors, that the mayor, aldermen, and the rest of the womor ten

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years. common council of the same town for the time being, or the major part of them, from time to time for ever after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, shall and may yearly and every year have power and authority on the sixth day of January if it be not the Lord's day, and if it be the Lord's day then on the day next following, in our town of Coleraine aforesaid to nominate and elect, and that they shall and may elect and nominate such and the same person who at the time of such election shall then be mayor of the same town of Coleraine, or one other of the aldermen of the same town, to beconie and be mayor of the same town for one whole year, in form hereunder by these presents limited; and that every person Oaths to be so as aforesaid after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the taken by date of these presents elected and nominated for mayor of the the mayor, town of Coleraine aforesaid, shall on the feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin then next following such nomination and election, before the last mayor his predecessor, in the presence of such aldermen and others of the common council of the town aforesaid who shall be then present, take as well the corporal oath commonly called the oath of allegiance, as his corporal oath, rightly, truly, and faithfully to execute that office of mayor of the town aforesaid, in and by all things touching that office, and that after such oath so taken, he shall and may execute the

office of mayor of the town aforesaid for one whole year then next following, and from thenceforth until another of the aldermen of the same town of Coleraine for the time being shall be in due manner elected and sworn to the office of mayor of the same town of Coleraine, according to the ordinance in these pre

sents expressed and declared. Death or Also we will, and by these presents for us our heirs and sucremoval of cessors, do grant to the aforesaid mayor, aldermen and burgesses mayor. of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and their successors, that if

at any time after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, the mayor of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, within one year after he shall have been appointed and sworn to the office of mayor of the town aforesaid, shall happen to die or be removed from his office, which said mayor not behaving himself well in that office we will to be removeable at the pleasure of the aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same town for the time being, or the major part of them who shall be then present, so that the major part of the aldermen of the same town may or shall be then present; or if at any time after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, the person so as aforesaid nominated or elected to be mayor of the said town of Coleraine, shall happen to die before oath taken as aforesaid, that then and so often it shall and may be lawful for the aforesaid aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same town of Coleraine aforesaid for the time being, in case such mayor shall die, for the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same

town, in case such person so nominated and elected to be mayor Another to of the said town shall die before oath taken as aforesaid, to as. be elected. semble altogether, or the major part of them, within three days

next following such death or removal, in the common hall or other convenient place within the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and there to elect and nominate one other honest and fit man out of the aldermen of the town aforesaid as and for the mayor

of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, in the place of him so dying Oaths to

or removed from his office; and that every one so as aforesaid be taken. nominated and elected for mayor of the town of Coleraine afore

said, shall in convenient time take as well the corporal oath com. monly called the oath of allegiance, as the corporal oath, well, rightly and faithfully to execute that office, in and by all things touching the said office, before such aldermen or before the mayor and such aldermen as the case shall happen and require, and before others of the common council of the same town of Coleraine who shall be then present, and that after such oath so taken he shall and may execute the said office of mayor of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, in the place of the same mayor so deceased or removed from his office, or of the persons so nominated and elected and dead, during the residue of the same year, and from thenceforth until another of the aldermen of the same town of Coleraine aforesaid for the time being shall be in due manner elected, appointed and sworn to the office of mayor

of the same town of Coleraine, according to the ordinance and constitution in these presents above declared.

And further we will, and by these presents, for us our heirs Oath of of* and successors, do grant to the aforesaid mayor, aldermen and fice to be burgesses of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and their succes. taken by sors, that the aforesaid aldermen and burgesses of the town a

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un aldermen aforesaid in these presents nominated and elected, and every me of them, shall respectively take the corporal oath before the mayor of the town aforesaid, well and faithfully to execute their offices in all things; and that after such oath so taken, that they and every of them may have and exercise the office and offices of aldermen and burgesses of the town aforesaid during their · natural lives and the life of either of them; and if within the Death or space of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents it removal of shall happen that one or more of the aldermen of the town of aldermen. Coleraine aforesaid shall die or be removed, or depart from that office, which said aldermen, and every of them, not well behaving himself or themselves in that office, we will to be removed and removeable at the pleasure of the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common.council of the same town, or the major part of them for the time being; then we will, and do grant, that the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common council of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, or the major part of them (of whom we will the mayor for the time being to be one), shall and may from time to time elect and appoint in the aforesaid town of Coleraine, within three days next after the death, departure, or removal of such alderman or aldermen, one or so many as shall Others to ·be wanting of the aforesaid number of twelve aldermen, out of be elected the burgesses of the same town of Coleraine, in the place or places of the same alderman or aldermen so dead, departed, or removed; and that during the said term of ten years next ensuing the To be cerdate of these presents, the name or names of the aforesaid per- fied to the son or persons so from time to time to be nominated and elected Irish Son for alderman or aldermen of the said town of Coleraine, shall ciety be presented by the mayor and the rest of the common council of the said town of Coleraine, within two months, to the aforesaid Suciety of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster, for the time being, to the intent that the same Society, or the major part of them (whereof the governor of the same Society for the time being, or his deputy, we will to be one), from time to time, during the said term of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, shall approve, ratify and for their confirm the election and nomination aforesaid, within one month approbanext after the receipt of such certificate, or otherwise within "02, &C. the same time shall reject and frustrate the same election and nomination, if to the same Society of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster, or the major part of them (whereof the governor of the same Society, or his deputy, for the time being we will to be one), shall seem meet; out and that every one so as aforesaid elected and nominated for taken bya alderman of the town aforesaid, and approved by the aforesaid aldermen.

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Society of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster, or the major part of them (of whom the governor of the Society aforesaid, or the deputy of the same governor, for the time being we will to be one ), shall take a corporal oath within sixty days then next following such approbation, before the mayor of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, well and faithfully to execute that office, in and by all things touching the same office, and be and they shall and may have and exercise the office of alderman or aldermen of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, in the place or places of the alderman or alder

men so dead, departed, or removed from his office, for so long In default time as he or they shall behave well in his or their office ; and if of such

during the said term of ten years next ensuing, it shall happen election

om..that the aforesaid mayor and aldermen, and the rest of the comcate, &c.

mon council of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, within the space of three days after the place or places, office or offices of such alderman or aldermen of the town aforesaid, by death, removal, or otherwise, shall or may be vacant, shall not nominate and elect in form aforesaid one or more of the burgesses of the same town, in the office of alderman or aldermen of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, in the place or places of the same alderman or aldermen so dead, departed, or removed from that office, or such nomination and election in form before specified, shall not be certified and presented, or that the Society of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster, or the major part of them (whereof the governor of the same Society, or his deputy, we will to be always one), at any time during the said term of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents,

shall reject, disallow, or not approve of the same election, acthe Irish cording to the ordinance in these presents above declared, then Society to and so often during the said term of ten years next ensuing the

date of these presents, it shall and may be lawful for the Society of the governor and assistants of London of the new plantation in Ulster for the time being, or the major part of them (whereof the governor or his deputy for the time being we will to be one), for this purpose met and assembled, within six months next after such defect of election, or nomination, or certificate, or after such rejection or non-approbation, to nominate and elect one or more of the burgesses of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, to become and be the alderman or aldermen of the same town of Coleraine, in the place or places of the same alderman or aldermen so as aforesaid dead, departed, or removed from that office, to continue in the same office during their natural lives, if he or they shall so long behave himself or themselves well ini that office, and so often as the case shall happen during the said term of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents ; and that he or they, after that he shall have been so nominated and elected as aforesaid for alderman or aldermen of the aforesaid town of Coleraine, taking a corporal oath before the mayor of the said town of Coleraine, well and faithfully to execute that office, in and by all things touching that office, shall and may

elect, &c.

have and exercise that office during their respective natural lives, if so long they and any of them respectively shall remain and behave themselves well in their office respectively.

But we will, and our intention is, and by these presents for Death or us our heirs and successors, we do grant to the aforesaid mayor, removal of aldermen and burgesses of the town aforesaid, and their suc- aldermen

ha afer ten cessors, that if after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the

years. date of these presents, any of the aldermen of the town of Coleraine aforesaid shall happen to die, or depart or be removed from that office, which said aldermen and any of them not behaving well in that office we will to be removeable at the pleasure of the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common council of the same town, or the major part of them, for the time being, then we will and do grant, that after the expiration of ten years next ensuing the date of these presents, the mayor and aldermen and the rest of the common council of the town aforesaid, or the major part of them (of whom the mayor for the time being we will to be one), in the aforesaid town of Coleraine, within fourteen days next after such death or removal of such alderman or aldermen, shall and may elect and appoint one or so many as shall be wanting of the aforesaid number of twelve aldermen, Common out of the burgesses of the same town of Coleraine, in the place council to or places of the same alderman or aldermen so dead, departed, elect

aldermen. or removed, from time to time for ever, to continue in the same office during their natural lives, if he or they shall so long behave to continue well in that office; and that he or they, after being so nominated in office. and elected for alderman or aldermen of the town aforesaid, Oath. taking a corporal oath before the mayor of the same town, well and faithfully to execute that office, in and by all things touchthat office, shall and may have and exercise that office during their respective natural lives, if they and every of them respectively shall so long continue and behave well in that office.

Also we will, and by these presents for us our heirs and suc- Fine for cessors, do give and grant to the said mayor, aldermen and bur- not serving. gesses of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and their successors, that if any person who shall be so as aforesaid elected to the office of mayor or alderman within the town of Coleraine aforesaid, according to the intention of these our letters patent being eligible to the office aforesaid, shall decline and refuse to take upon him. self the burthen and execution of the office aforesaid, and to un. dergo the said oflice to which he shall have been so elected or appointed, then and so often as such persons so elected and ap. pointed shall so decline and refuse, the mayor and the rest of the common council of the town aforesaid for the time being, or the major part of them, from time to time shall and may have, by these presents for ever hereafter, full power and authority to assess, tax, and impose any reasonable pain, penalty, or sum of money upon such person so elected and appointed and to be elected and appointed, and so refusing or declining to take upon him the office of mayor, or the office of alderman of the town of Coleraine aforesaid, and the burthen and execution thereof, so

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