The Canadian freeholder, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Sold by B. White, 1779 - Massachusetts
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Page 234 - Things in due Manner that shall belong unto your said Command and the Trust we have reposed in you according to the several Powers and Directions granted or appointed you by this present Commission and the Instructions...
Page 273 - ... to erect constitute and establish such and so many courts of judicature and public justice within our said province under your government as you and they shall think fit and necessary for the hearing and determining of all causes as well criminal as civil...
Page 77 - Britain; and that the King's Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords spiritual and temporal and Commons of Great Britain in Parliament assembled, had, hath and of right ought to have, full power and authority to make laws and statutes of sufficient force and validity to bind the colonies and people of America, subjects of the Crown of Great Britain in all cases whatsoever.
Page 6 - Tweed, in any ship or bottom, but what is or shall be of the built of England, or of the built of Ireland, or the said Colonies or Plantations, and wholly owned by the people thereof, or any of them, and navigated with the masters and...
Page iii - An account of the proceedings of the British and other Protestant inhabitants in the province of Quebeck . . . London, Sold by W. White, 1776. 510 p. [Maseres, Francis.] The Canadian freeholder: in three dialogues between an Englishman and a Frenchman, settled in Canada. Shewing the sentiments of the bulk of the freeholders of Canada concerning the late Quebeck-act; with some remarks on the Boston-charter act...
Page 325 - I omit the distinction between a Christian and an infidel kingdom, which as to this purpose is wholly groundless, and most deservedly exploded — "If a King comes to a kingdom by conquest, he may, at his pleasure, alter and change the laws of that kingdom ; but, until he doth make an alteration of those laws the ancient laws of that kingdom remain...
Page 274 - An Act for the further security of His Majesty's person and Government, and the succession of the Crown in the Heirs of the late Princess Sophia, being Protestants, and for extinguishing the hopes of the pretended Prince of Wales, and his open and secret abettors...
Page 391 - Law (the Court of King's Bench, the Court of Common Pleas...
Page 292 - that, if Jamaica was still to be considered as a conquered country, the king had a right to lay taxes upon the inhabitants ; but, if it was to be considered in the same light as the other colonies, no tax could be imposed upon the inhabitants, but by an assembly of the island, or by an act of parlia
Page 170 - English frigates ; in return of which, I think it fit to let you know that his Majesty of Great Britain, whose right and title to these parts of America is unquestionable, well knowing how much it derogates from his crown and dignity to suffer any foreigners, how near...