Joseph Barrett, Walsingham & Henrietta Rapelje, Vittoria (15 Oct. 1856)




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By His Exellency Sir EDMUND WALKER HEAD, Baronet,
Governor General of British North America, and Captain General
and Governor in Chief in and over the Provinces of Canada,
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Island of Prince Edward,
and Vice Admiral of the same, &c. &c. &c.

WHEREAS Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to authorize Me to grant
Licenses for the Solemnization of Marriages; AND WHEREAS

Joseph Barrett of Walsingham in the County of
Norfolk and Province of Canada Gentleman
and Henrietta Rapelje of Vittoria in the
said County of Norfolk and Province aforesaid

are determined to enter into the Holy Banns of Matrimony, and are desirous of
having their Marriage publicly Solemnized ; in order that such their honest desires
may the more speedily have the due effect, and that they may be able to procure
the same to be lawfully Solemnized without Publication of Banns, I do hereby,
for good causes, give and grant this License of Faculty, as well to them, the said
Parties contracting, as to all or every Person or Minister, duly ordained, and
lawfully exercising his Ministry within that part of the Province of Canada
heretofore constituting the Province of Upper Canada, to Solemnize and perform
the same: Provided always, that by reason of any Affinity, Consanguimty, Pre-
contract, or any other lawful cause, there be no legal impediment in this behalf;
otherwise, if any fraud shall appear to have been committed at the time of granting
this License, either by false suggestions or concealment of the truth, that then this
License shall be null and void, to all intents and purposes whatsoever.

Given under my Hand and Office Seal at Vittoria
this eleventh day of October
in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and fifty six and of Her Majesty s
Reign the twentieth

T.D. Harington
Deputy Governor.

By His Excellency's Command.

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