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Fees and Dues in the Various Offices.

Secretary's Office.—Governor's Fees.

       
£  s d
For the great seal to every grant, not exceeding 1000 acres 
For all grants exceeding 1000 acres, for every 1000 each grant contains 
For a license of occupation 

Secretary's Fees.

   


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For every grant, and passing the seal of the province, if under 100 acres 
Between 100 and 500 acres  10 
£  s d
All above  15 
In grants of land, where the number of proprietors shall exceed 20, each right 
In ditto, where the number of proprietors shall not exceed 20—the same as for grants in proportion to the quantity of land 
For license of occupation of land 
For every grant of land from 1000 to 20,000 acres, take for the first 1000 acres 15s. and for every 1000 acres more, 2s. 6d. 

Fees to be taken by the Surveyor General of Lands.

                   
For each grant, not exceeding  40 acres 
Ditto  90 ditto  10 
Ditto  190 ditto  15 
Ditto  250 ditto 
Ditto  350 ditto  10 
Ditto  400 ditto 
Ditto  750 ditto  12 
Ditto  1000 ditto 
Ditto, on town leases, per foot on street front 
And on all grants exceeding 1000 acres for each 100 acres so exceeding 

Auditor's Fees.

 
For the auditing of every grant 

Registrar's Fees.

       
For recording a grant of land, for or under 500 acres 
For ditto from 500 to 1000 acres 
For every 100 acres to the amount of 20,000  10 
For recording a grant of a township 



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To be received in the Secretary's Office.

                     
£  s d
On all colonial appointments, and commissions of whatever kind, where the official seal is affixed 
On all special licenses for marriages 
On the registering of vessels exceeding 40 tons per ton; 
And to the Principal Clerk  10 
For all vessels not exceeding 40 ton's 
And to the Principal Clerk  10 
On affixing official seal to the clearances of vessels of foreign voyages, or fishing, per ton 
For every person leaving the colony, where-of ls. goes to the Principal Clerk 
Transcripts of all papers, per folio of 72 words ls. and transcribing Clerk, per ditto, 3d. 
Licenses for colonial vessels coastwise to the Coal River, Hawkesbury, or elsewhere, not extending to Van Diemen's Land or Bass's Straits, as heretofore to Coal River 

Fees to the Principal Clerk

     
On free or conditional pardons, each 
Certificates and tickets of leave, each 
N. B.—Six-pence of the free and conditional pardons, and two-pence on certificates and tickets of leave, are to be paid to the Government Printer, as a remuneration for the paper and printing. 

On receiving Appeals.

   


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If for the sum of £50, or under, as heretofore 
Upwards of £50, and not exceeding £100 
£  s d
Upwards of £100, and not exceeding 300 
Any sum exceeding £300 
On all Appeals To the Principal Clerk  10 
To the Door-keeper 
Affixing colonial seal to appeals to the King in Council 
Principal Clerk  10 
Transcripts of all papers, per folio of 72 words ls. and transcribing Clerk per ditto, 3d. 

Naval Office.

                           


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Entry for a ship with articles for sale, and in Government service  15 
Ditto, ditto, and not in Government service  10 
Ditto with no articles, ditto ditto  15 
Ditto for all foreign vessels 
Permission to wood and water, for every vessel not exceeding 100 tons per register 
For every vessel upwards of 100, and not exceeding 200 tons 
For every vessel upwards of 200, and not exceeding 300 ditto 
For every vessel upwards of 300, and not exceeding 400 ditto 
For every vessel upwards of 400, and not exceeding 500 ditto 
For every vessel upwards of 500 tons 
Ditto to trade 
Dues of each bond  10 
Ditto of port clearance 
Ditto ditto to the Naval Officer's Clerk 
£  s d
Ditto to Naval Officer's Clerk, for each permit to land spirits or wine, per cask 

For Colonial Vessels

       
Deeds of entry and clearance to the Hawkesbury 
Ditto ditto to Newcastle  10 
Ditto to the fishery or settlements at the southward  10 
Ditto to Naval Officer's Clerk 

King's Dues for Orphans

       
For each ton of coals for home consumption 
Ditto ditto exported 
For each 1000 square feet of timber for home consumption 
Ditto ditto exported 

Duties

           
Ships from any part of the world importing cargoes (the manufactures of Great Britain excepted) to pay a duty of 5 per cent. ad valorem on the amount of their respective invoices. 
On every gallon of spirits landed  10 
Ditto wine ditto 
On every pound of tobacco 
Wharfage on each bale, cask, or package 
The Naval Office to receive 5 per cent. on all duties collected at this port. 

Wharfinger's Fees.

     
On each bale, cask, or package, landed or shipped 
Metage per ton on coals 
Measure of timber, per 1000 feet 




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The following duties to be levied and collected by the Naval Officer on the articles hereunder named, upon their arrival and landing, whether for colonial consumption or re-shipment.

                       
£  s d
On each ton of sandal wood  10 
On each ton of pearl shells  10 
On each ton of beech-le-mer 
On each ton of sperm oil (252 gallons)  10 
On each ton of black whale or other oil 
On each fur seal skin  1½ 
On each hair ditto  0½ 
On each kangaroo ditto  0½ 
On cedar, or other timber, from Shoal Haven, or any other part of the coast or harbours of New South Wales (Newcastle excepted, as the duties are already prescribed there), when not supplied by government labourers, for each solid foot 
For every 20 spars from N. Zealand or elsewhere 
On timber, in log or plank, from New Zealand or elsewhere, for each solid foot 

Gaoler's Fees.

       
From every debtor on his discharge from each action 
From every sailor confined for being disorderly, for the first night thereof 
For every following night 
From every free person thereof, and person having a ticket of leave, taken up and confined for being disorderly, on the discharge of the same, each 




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£  s d
From every person receiving a certificate of his or her term of transportation being expired (reference being always had to the black book in his possession) 

Fees to be received by the Chief Constable

         
On the apprehending and lodging in gaol any sailor who may be found riotous or disorderly, of constables assisting in the apprehension 
For each night that sailors so apprehended may be confined; which is to be directed as the foregoing 
For the apprehending of deserters or runaway sailors, to be divided equally among apprehending constables and himself 
For serving summonses from the Judge Advocate's Office, for debts under 40s. each summons 
For the seizure of stills, or other articles prohibited by the Colonial Regulations, and ordered for distribution among the seizing Constables, the Chief Constable is to receive an equal proportion with them. 

Surplice Fees.

           


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Marriages by License, Clergyman 
Clerk  10 
Sexton 
Ditto by Banns, free persons Clergyman  10 
Clerk banns 
marriage 
£  s d
Sexton  10 
Christenings, for registering Clerk 
Churching, free persons only Clergyman 
Clerk 
Sexton 
Funerals, free persons—Clergyman 
Clerk 
Bell 
Grave digger 

Post Office Charges

         
Every letter, English or Foreign 
Every parcel not exceeding 20lbs. 
Every ditto if exceeding 20lbs. 
Every colonial letter from any part of the territory 
Soldiers' letters, or those addressed to their wives 

Market Duties at Sydney.—Grain, &c. lodged in the store to be paid for as follows; viz. wheat or barley 3d. per bushel; maize or oats 2d. per ditto; potatoes 3d. per cwt. and if not sold the same day shall pay store-room rent every succeeding market day the articles continue there, to the clerk, who is not to deliver up such articles until the same be paid.

Market and Fair Duties at Parramatta.

       


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For each horse, mare, gelding, or foal, if sold 
Ditto ditto, ditto, if not sold 
For each bull, cow, ox, or calf, if sold 
Ditto ditto, ditto, if not sold 
£  s d
Sheep, lambs, or pigs, per score, if sold 
Ditto, ditto, ditto, if not sold 
And any number of sheep, lambs, or pigs, under a score, for each sold  1½ 
Ditto, ditto, ditto, if not sold  0½ 

Ferry across the River Hawkesbury, called Nowland's Ferry:

                         
Tolls for each foot passenger 
A saddle horse 
A foal 
A horse and chaise 
A cart with 1 horse or two bullocks 
A ditto with 2 horses or 3 bullocks 
A waggon with 4 horses or 6 bullocks 
For horned cattle 1s. per head 
For do. if more than 1, and not exceeding 20, 9d. per ditto 
For ditto, if upwards of twenty, 6d. per ditto 
For sheep 2s. per score, or 7s. 6d. per hundred 
For hogs and goats 2d. each, or 2s. per score 
Passengers to pass and repass the same day for one payment. 

Toll Gates between Sydney and Parramatta:

           


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For each head of horned cattle 
For each score of sheep or swine  10 
For every single horse 
For every cart drawn by a single horse or bullock 
For every cart drawn by 2 horses or bullocks 
For every cart drawn by 3 horses or bullocks 
£  s d
For every cart drawn by 4 horses or bullocks  10 
For every waggon drawn by 2 horses or bullocks  10 
For every waggon drawn by 3 horses or bullocks 
For every waggon drawn by 4 horses or bullocks, or more 
For every single horse chaise 
For every curricle with two horses 
For a four-wheel carriage drawn by 2 horses 
For the same drawn by three horses 
For the same drawn by four horses 

N. B. The tolls between Parramatta and Windsor are exactly the same as those between Sydney and Parramatta, only at the former a cart drawn by 4 horses or bullocks is 10d.

Tolls at the New Bridge over the South Creek at Windsor, called Howe Bridge.

                     
For each foot passenger 
Ditto ditto single horse 
Ditto ditto ditto, or bullock in draft 
A cart, with 2 horses or bullocks 
For each horse or bullock above that number 
Waggons, or four wheeled carriages with two horses or bullocks 
For each head of cattle not in draft, under a score 
For every score 
Ditto ditto per hundred 
Ditto ditto sheep, goat, or pig, under a score 
Ditto ditto a score 




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The Governor and Family, the Lieutenant Governor, and all persons on public duty to pass free.

Tolls to be taken at the Ferry across the River Hawkesbury.

(This is Mr. Howe's Ferry).

                             
£  s d
For each foot passenger 
A single horse 
A single horse chaise 
A chaise with 2 or more horses 
A cart with 1 horse or bullock 
Each additional horse or bullock 
Waggons, or 4 wheeled carriages, with 3 horses or bullocks 
Each horse or bullock 
Each head of cattle not in draft, under 6 
Ditto ditto under 20 
Every score 
Every sheep, goat, or pig, under a score 
Ditto ditto per score 
Ditto ditto per hundred 

The unweaned young of every kind, half price.

Tolls to be taken at the Bridge over the Chain of Ponds, near Windsor.

                 
For a single horse 
A cart and horse, or two bullocks 
Ditto with more than two 
A waggon with 3 horses or 4 bullocks 
Ditto with more 
A single horse chaise 
A four-wheel carriage 
Horned cattle, each 
Sheep and pigs, per score 

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