James Pirrie, Queenston & Elizabeth Johnston, Queenston (24 Nov. 1870)




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No. 1775

By His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir JOHN YOUNG, Baronet, G.C.B.
G. C. M. G., one of Her Majesty's Most Honorable Privy Council, Governor General
of Canada, &c., &c., &c.

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

James Pirrie of the Village of
Queenston, Bachelor and
Elizabeth Johnston of the same
place, Spinster

are determined to enter into the Holy Bans 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 Bans, 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 the Province of Ontario, to solemnize and perform
the same: Provided always, that by reason of any Affinity, Consanguinity, Precontract, 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 the Town of Clifton
this Twenty third day of November
in the year of Our Lord, one thousand eight hundred
and seventy‚ and of Her Majesty’s
Reign the Thirty fourth

[signature illegible]
Deputy Governor.

N. Preston

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