Rich. Caulfield Council Book of Cork & early annals



merchant customs which the Bailiff's receivers were wont to receive, viz., prisage, customs, cockett, and that the said Sheriff so being sworn Chamber- lain shall perform all and whatsoever is appointed by the said bye-law to have been done by the Bayliff's receiver, and that the said bye-law shall to all purposes extend to the said Sheriff Chamberlain, as it should have done to the said Bailiff's receiver, according to the true meaning of the bye-law, and accordingly Edward Roch, Sheriff, was this day sworn Chamberlain, to act according t? said bye-law and this present ordinance. And the other Chamberlain of the other receipts, perquisites and customs, that · shall be appointed for his office, viz., for the new customs, and all de]?ts, forfeitures, seisures, &c., is to be named and sworn to-morrow. 8 Nov., 1609. This day, Henry Gowld fz. Adam is appointed Agent and Solicitor, by letter of Attorney, under the Commonalty seal, this Michrelmas term in Dublin, for the answering of the two Scire Facias's touching the Fee Farm and the Lands of the Fahie and all other affairs of the City.. And in his proceedings to be directed by Sir Domk. Sarsfeld, Knt., John Meade, Esq., -and is to receive of Thomas Gowld, Chamberlain of the new Customs, the sum of 25 pounds, to be employed as aforesaid. Whereof he is to be -allowed per diem five shillings during the time of his employment., and ·upon his return to be accountable for the rest. 15 Nov., 1609. Philip Gowld fz. Garrett is sworn Chamberlain of the new Customs, to continue till deere hundreth next, to be accountable for the receipts, from time to time, as he shall be demanded, to the Mayor, &c., at Court. . 13 Dec., 1609. Harie Gowld fz. Adam, being employed last Michaelmas term as Agent -for this City causes, hath this day, in Court, before the Mayor, &c., de- . livered up the Charters, orders, and other writings concerning the Cor- poration, which he had, and on reckoning the money which he received towards the business, there remained unpaid the sum of three pounds four shillings, which was delivered by him in the Court, and then disposed by . . d

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