Public Ledger and Daily Advertiser 14 March 1806, p3
A Court of Common Council was held yesterday at Guildhall, at which the minutes of the last Court were read and confirmed. After which the Lord Mayor laid before the Court a letter he had received from Capt Sir TM Hardy, Bart, in answer to the Thanks voted to him by the Court, expressing his gratitude on receiving such a high testimony of the good opinion of the Metropolis of his Country; and stating that he would use his utmost endeavour to merit the same.
The Court voted the sum of 200£ to be paid out of the City’s cash towards the expense of building a Protestant Episcopal Church in the City of Montreal, in Canada.
The Court also voted the sum of 500£ in aid of the funds of the Society for Educating the Deaf and Dumb Children of the Poor.