Commissioners,—tho following report of tho Transfer Committee being presented in confirmation thereof:—
"Your Committee report that the Brighton Commissioners' Transfer Act, 1855, has passed through both Houses of Parliament, and received the Royal Assent on Saturday last, the 5th inst., and that the Act will come into operation and take efFeot on and from Tuesday, 29th day of May instant," and the following resolutions, consequent thereon, were passed:—
" That tho acting Clerk do take the necessary measures, under the direction of the Monthly Finance Committee, for procuring the settlement of all accounts due to the Commissioners, and also for obtaining tho bills of all persons having claims against the Commissioners, in order that the same may be examined and discharged as far as may be previously to the 29th inst," and the Meeting be adjourned at its rising to tho 28th inst., it being tho last of the " Old Commission," and at which the following resolutions were passed unanimously :—
" That the Solicitor and Acting Clerk be directed to hand over to the ' Town Clerk ' the deeds, papers and writings set forth in the inventories now presented.
"That the Commissioners have much pleasure in expressing their approval of tho obliging and efficient manner in which Mr Lewis Slight, Jun., has discharged the duties of the office of Clerk to this body, and to express a hope that as tho said office is about to expire ho may succeed in obtaining some other appointment commensurate with his abilities."
With this meeting all the powers and functions that had been exercised under the Act of June 22nd, 1825, by tho 112 Commissioners, which comprised the body, ceased