Appendix C(29) 1792 Report of Commissioners of Inquiry]


GEORGE SAVAGE, do swear, that I shall duly and truly execute the office of his Majesty's Judge of the Court of Admiralty within this Isle, according to the trust reposed in me.

I will, from time to time, be aiding and assisting with my best advice and councill to the Governor-in-Chief and Captain-General, so often as needful, or so often as I shall be called upon by him, for the furtherance of the government and the benefit and preservation of this Isle.

I will generally to my knowledge do and execute all and every other matters and things belonging to the due execution of the said office, and not hereinbefore expressed in general words, to and for the best use of our Sovereign Lord the King, and his subjects within this Isle, without favour or oppression. As witness his the said George Savage's subscription.

So help me God.


At Castle Rushen, the 25th day of March, 1759.

The before written Oath appointed to be taken by the Water-Bailiff of this Isle, was administered to George Savage, Esquire, sworn Water-Bailiff, by virtue of a constitution from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of his Majesty's Treasury, dated the 5th day of February, 1759 ; as witness his subscription,


Sworn before me, (Signed) R. DAWSON.


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